Downes House, Crediton, Devon

Come and join us at Downes House on Sunday afternoon for music and relaxation. The ‘Sounds of Brass’ will play old classics and modern pieces on the wonderful lawns of Downes, Crediton, EX17 3PL.

Sounds of Brass are all former military musicians with a wonderful sound! Bring your picnics, rugs, chairs and listen to the music whilst enjoying the lovely views over Yeo Valley.

Entry from 2:30pm

Entry fee includes one free drink on arrival and raffle tickets will be available to purchase on the day. Gates open at 2pm, with free parking on site.


Tickets are £15.00 and include a drink on arrival. Under 15s go free.

For each entry ticket bought, an entry will be made into our prize draw to win a picnic box for two (worth £25.00), courtesy of  Bernaville Nurseries.

The prize draw ticket will be drawn one week before the event and the winner notified. Please note that any entry tickets purchased after Monday 6th September will not be entered into this draw.

You can also order a picnic box for two from Bernaville Nurseries for the event. This will be delivered directly to Downes House for your arrival.

See image below: (The picnic box does not include drinks, but you can place an order via the link to order extra drinks).

Link to order:

For every picnic box sold, 10% will be donated to our charity. Please enter the coupon code: CHARITY10

  1. Tickets for ‘Picnic at Downes’ are available on Eventbrite: 
  2. Call the office on 01392 496412 and pay by debit/credit card; we will add 66p for ticket postage.

Alternatively, send a cheque made payable to “ABF The Soldiers’ Charity” to the address below, enclosing a stamped addressed envelope for your tickets.

ABF The Soldiers’ Charity,

Wyvern Barracks,

Exeter, EX2 6AR.

Tel: 01392 496412


History of the House

Follow the Link: Downes Estate | Welcome to the Downes Estate

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