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DIARY OF DEVON EVENTS 2019 shows, craft fairs, fetes and festivals. Add a Devon Event Free of Charge

 

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DEVON EVENTS FOR JANUARY 2019

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DEVON EVENTS FOR FEBRUARY 2019
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SUN 24TH FEB 2019
Half Term Steam Day COLDHARBOUR MILL
Uffculme, Cullompton, Devon, EX15 3EE.
Tel: 01884 840 960.

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Annual Events
POWER LIFTING; SOUTH WEST ALL COUNTIES
Holiday on Ice Westpoint Arena Exeter 08444 999955
The Comedy Club - Holsworthy. 01409 253941
Craft 4 Crafters  Westpoint Arena Exeter Devon
Hartland Abbey Snowdrop Weekend, North Devon 01237 441234

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DEVON EVENTS FOR MARCH 2019
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Annual Events

Paignton Zoo Children's Easter Events
Easter Egg Hunt Buckland Abbey  
Family day at the Cookworthy Museum.
Winter walks on the Taw Estuary: 01392 432691
Moretonhampstead Festival of Food, Drink and the Arts
RSPB Darts Farm, Topsham, Devon  01392 432691
RSPB Labrador Bay, Teignmouth, Devon. 01392 432691
 
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Sunday 24th March 2019
Plymouth Diecast Club is a Collectors Toy, Train & Craft Fair. Time: 10am - 2pm. Venue: The Jan Cutting Healthy Living Centre, Scott Business Park, Beacon Park Road, Plymouth PL2 2PQ. Admission £1. Children Free. Free Parking. Onsite Cafe open.   Contact 01752 340719

 

DEVON EVENTS FOR APRIL 2019

SAT 6TH - SUN 14TH APR 2019:
50th Anniversary Gala SOUTH DEVON RAILWAY
The Station, Dart Bridge Road, Buckfastleigh, Devon, TQ11 0DZ. t’s exactly 50 years since our line reopened to run steam trains and our gala is going to a big one an array of visiting locomotives lined up.

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MON 22ND APR 2019:
Easter Steam Day COLDHARBOUR MILL
Uffculme, Cullompton, Devon, EX15 3EE.
Tel: 01884 840 960.The engines run between 11am-3.30pm. 1867 Beam Engine & 1910 Pollit & Wigzell horizontal mill engine in steam from Lancashire boiler. Mill Tours,…

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April Annual Events
 
Stokenham Garden Society Spring Show, 
Dartmouth Gig Regatta
Dartmoor Hunt Point to Point, Flete Estate.
Spring Hand-made Eggs-travaganza! Devonport Guildhall,
Hartland Arts & Crafts Society Spring Fayre
Tagore Festival. Dartington Hall, Kingsbridge Rugby Football Club.
 
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DEVON EVENTS FOR MAY 2019
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Friday 3rd - Saturday 4th May 2019
Toby Buckland’s Garden Festival at Powderham
Festival Kenton, Near Exeter. Returning for a fifth year, the two-day gardening fiesta will be on Friday . Held in the stunning riverside location of Powderham Castle. Kenton, Exeter.
 

Saturday 4 & Sunday 5 May 2019 The Blue Lights Art Group Exhibition  10-5pm showing paintings by local artists. Free admission and the opportunity to purchase original artwork. The Blue Lights Hall, Appledore, Devon.

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SAT 4TH - MON 6TH MAY 2019:
Day Out with Thomas the Tank engine SOUTH DEVON RAILWAY The Station, Dart Bridge Road, Buckfastleigh, Devon, TQ11 0DZ. Everybody’s favourite little blue engine is coming to visit us again with lots of his friends too. The Fat Controller will be in charge all day.
 
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SAT 11TH MAY 2019:
Cliff Railway Day BABBACOMBE CLIFF RAILWAY
Babbacombe Downs Road, Babbacombe, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3LF. Tel: 01803 328 750.A day celebrating all that's great about Cliff Railways. All sorts planned so bring the family! Check out our website for more details.
 
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SAT 11TH - SUN 12TH MAY 2019:
Spring Gala LYNTON & BARNSTAPLE RAILWAY
Woody Bay Station, Martinhoe Cross, Parracombe, Devon, EX31 4RA. Tel: 01598 763 487. Celebrate times past, real ales, marquee attractions. All our resident locomotives in steam.

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SAT 11TH - SUN 12TH MAY 2019:
Devon Truck Show Smeatharpe Stadium, Nr Honiton, Devon, EX14 9RF.Trucks from all over the UK, Fleets, Custom, Owner Drivers & American Trade stands, masive selection of food.
 
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SAT 25TH - SUN 26TH MAY 2019:
Brixham Heritage Sailing Regatta & Rally
Brixham Yacht Club, Overgang, Brixham, Devon, TQ5 8AR.
 
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SUN 26TH MAY 2019:
Classic & Vintage Vehicle Rally Pecorama, Underleys, Beer, Devon, EX12 3NA. Tel: 01297 21542. The Rally has evolved from the Steam Festival Days held at Pecorama in the mid 1990s.
 
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4th - 6th MAY 2019
Brixham Pirate Festival
Festival. A swashbuckling mix of piratical fun and entertainment! There will be lots of pirates, military and period re-enactors here with guns and cannons.
 
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4th - 6th May 2019
Exeter Festival of South West Food and Drink
The award-winning Exeter Festival of South West Food and Drink returns for its 15th consecutive year on the May Day Bank Holiday, from Saturday.
 
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5th May 2019
Salcombe Crab Festival (Crabfest)
Inspired by the famously flavoursome brown crab caught off the South Devon coast, Salcombe Crab Festival – or Crabfest – is an annual celebration of the local fishing, food
 
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6th May 2019
Uffculme Show - Country Fair - Family Day Out May 10.00am - 5.00pm Adult Country Fair with Kennel Club Dogs Show, Classic Cars, Main Ring, Fun Fair etc A Great, Affordable..
 
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16 - 18 May 2019
The Devon County Show Westpoint, Clyst St Mary,Exeter, EX5 1DJ. Tel 01392 353700 .This show is a fun day out for the whole family, with all the attractions of a major agricultural show.
 
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31st May 2019 - 7.30pm and 1st June 2019 - 2pm & 7.30pm
Les Miserables Brixham Theatre.New Road/ Bolton Cross Brixham.Devon TQ5 8TA This drama, originally performed by the South Devon Players in 2013 to full-houses, is a non-musical adaptation of Victor Hugo's classic drama of love, hope, redemption and revolution Tickets £10 (full-price), £8 (Consessions)
Tickets available from Box office on 01803 415987.
 
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May Annual Events
 
Carnival at Great Torrington. 
Discover Ilfracombe's Secret History  
Blackawton Worm Charming Festival
Modbury Fair Week
Bluebell Spectacular Parkham to Bucks Mill
Great Torrington May Fair celebrated in the town 
Great Torrington Carnival celebrated
Modbury Harriers Point to Point, Flete Estate
Cornwood Spring Show, Cadleigh nr Ivybridge 
Dart Music Festival
Ivybridge Horse Show and Family Dog Show
Coleton Fishacre, Garden open
Devon County Show, Westpoint, Exeter
Lord Mayor's Day Celebrations Plymouth
Saltram House Park Fair and Dog Show
Mayor's Sunday Parade, Dartmouth
Torquy Maritime Festival
Craft Fairs at Endecott House 
Potwalloping Festival Westward Ho!
Brixham Heritage Festival
Prawle Fair

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DEVON EVENTS FOR JUNE 2019

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1st - 2nd of June 2019

The English Country Garden Festival, Coombe Trenchard. Gates Open 10am until 5pm each day
Admission £6, Children Under 14 free, Dogs on leads most welcome, Free and plentiful car parking on site. Set in the stunning gardens and grounds of Coombe Trenchard Estate, an Edwardian Arts and Crafts Country House in the West of Devon, this traditional Garden Show brings together specialist garden nurseries and gifted growers, beautiful arts and crafts stalls, vintage home and garden treasures, vintage and veteran cars, artisan food and drink producers from
throughout the southwest and much much more. An idyllic day out - with something for everyone.
 
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SAT 1ST - SUN 2ND JUN 2019:
South Molton Vintage Rally (TBC) Combsland Cross, South Molton, Devon, EX36 3NW.
Tel: 01271 378 019 .Steam and Vintage Rally A good day out for all the family
 
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SUN 2ND JUN 2019:
Annual Tavistock Steam Fair The Wharf, Canal Road, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 8AT. Tel: 07964 063 555. 10am-5pm. There will be five Robey engines plus a very early Robey portable in steam along with visiting engines.

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SUN 9TH JUN 2019:
LYNTON & LYNMOUTH CLIFF RAILWAY
Bottom Station, The Esplanade, Lynmouth, Devon, EX35 6EQ. Tel: 01598 753 486.
 
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7th June 2019 - 7.30pm
Barnfield Theatre, Barnfield Road, Exeter. EX1 1SN
Box Office Telephone: 01392 271808
Tickets £10 (full-price), £8 (Concessions)
Les Miserables is set in early 19th Century France, and follows the story of Jean Valjean, a convict who finds redemption The South Devon Players theatre and film company, is.a professional theatre company based in Brixham, the Players primarily specialise in researched historical theatre productions and old Classics 07855 090589
 
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FRI 14TH - SUN 16TH JUN 2019:
SOUTH DEVON RAILWAY The Station, Dart Bridge Road, Buckfastleigh, Devon, TQ11 0DZ. The fab 1960s event features live sixties music, fashion, cars from the era as well as 1960s steam and diesel trains.
 
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SUN 16TH JUN 2019:
Father’s Classic Car Day Morwellham Quay, Morwellham, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 8JL. Tel: 01822 832 766.10am-5.30pm

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SAT 29TH - SUN 30TH JUN 2019:
Lister Engine Festival Morwellham Quay, Morwellham, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 8JL.
Tel: 01822 832 766.

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June 2019
St John's Village Fayre, Witheridge Parish Hall & field Event Organiser: St John's Fayre, Witheridge. Annual village fair starting with a parade at 11am. Dog show, childrens entertainment, bands, stalls etc. Also a tea dance on the Friday.

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Annual Events
 
Carnival at Holesworthy.
Carnival at Westward Ho! 
Dartmouth Carnival, Dartmouth.
North Devon Festival.
Salcombe Regis Country Fayre.
Cornish Pilot Gig Regatta, Salcombe.
Salcombe Festival.
Lynton Music Festival
Dartmouth Carnival, Dartmouth.
Saltram house, Annual Plant Fair.
Vintage Bus rally, at The Tramway, Seaton
Gala Day, at The Tramway, Seaton.
South West Motor Show, Newton Abbot Racecourse, 
Axminster Carpets 250 years celebration
Trawler Race, Brixham.
South Brent Carnival Week.
Hot penny day, East Devon.
Westcountry Garden Festival, Westpoint, Exeter
Bigbury Fun Run.
Ermington Fair in the Square.
Axe Vale Festival of Gardening & Crafts

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DEVON EVENTS FOR JULY 2019


SAT 6TH - SUN 7TH JUL 2019:
South Devon 1940s Festival SOUTH DEVON RAILWAY
The Station, Dart Bridge Road, Buckfastleigh, Devon, TQ11 0DZ. Military vehicles, live 1940s music, vintage vehicles and steam trains. This event is a firm favourite and a day out to remember.

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SATURDAY 13th & SUNDAY 14th JULY Open 10.00 am
Powderham Castle the Historic Vehicle Gathering has become so synonymous with the name 'Powderham'
There will again be live music bands at this year's Show. Friday and Saturday The performances will be located within the Beer Tent ADMISSION on the gate  We regret we are not able to take card payments in the Rally Field
Basic camping at show site.

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SAT 20TH - SUN 21ST JUL 2019:
The Old Technology & Archaeology 2019 Festival Classic Cars / Commercial Vehicles / Country Fayre / Military / Motorbikes / Stationary Engines / Tractors

 
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FRI 19TH - SUN 21ST JUL 2019:
Summer Diesel Gala SOUTH DEVON RAILWAY
The Station, Dart Bridge Road, Buckfastleigh, Devon, TQ11 0DZ.We have a fleet of first generation British Railways diesels from the sixties. This weekend is a chance for them to be put through their paces.

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24th July 2019.
The Take That Experience Live in Concert Sheldon Open Air Theatre, Sheldon, Sheldon Lane, Doddiscombsleigh, Exeter, EX6 7YT. 8pm - 10 pm The Take That Experience bring you all the music and choreography you'd expect, along with an absolutely infectious enthusiasm.
Tel: 01647 253916 Free parking from 6.30pm. Gates open 7.15pm. Concert starts 8pm and ends 10pm. We offer free car parking and disabled access. BBQ food, bar and hot drinks on sale until the end of the interval (or sold out). All seating on grass banks and terraces. There is also an easy access deck for disabled visitors, who should telephone beforehand to book a space on the deck. (Please bring your own chairs!).

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25 July 2019

The Launceston Show is proud to to have a wide array of Trade Stalls and Marquees to cater for all Showgoers.
The main ring hosts the traditional Grand Parades and Prize Giving along with Parade of Lamerton Hunt; vintage car parade and Pony Club Mounted Games.
The Entertainment Area had an International Speed Shearing Competition; sheep shearing displays; Falconry; Magic Martin’s children shows, Lamerton Hunt Hound Puppies along with face painting, balloon modelling and glitter tattoos.
Tel: 07988 479452

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26th July 2019
Pure Queen Live in Concert @ Sheldon Open Air Theatre
We are excited to welcome Pure Queen back to our theatre for the second time this summer: a tribute show to Queen and Freddie Mercury featuring classic hits, authentically reproduced with an explosive performance that will make you rock! Mark has been captivating audiences around the UK and abroad with his award winning tribute act with the full live band experience of Pure Queen. Sheldon Open Air Theatre, Sheldon, Sheldon Lane, Doddiscombsleigh, Exeter, EX6 7YT 01647 253916 Free parking from 6.30pm. Gates open 7.15pm. Concert starts 8pm and ends 10pm. We offer free car parking and disabled access. BBQ food, bar and hot drinks on sale until the end of the interval (or sold out). All seating on grass banks and terraces. There is also an easy access deck for disabled visitors, who should telephone beforehand to book a space on the deck. (Please bring your own chairs!).

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27 July 2019
The Mid Devon Show
Mid Devon Show is an award winning show. You will be spoilt for choice with eight hours of nonstop entertainment and an adventure into local history, produce and the finest offerings available right here in Mid Devon. Watch the exciting Main Ring events or wander into the Countryside Area.
Tel 01884 820859

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27th July 2019
Abba's Angels Live in Concert @ Sheldon Open Air Theatre
Abba Tribute Band Abba's Angels are making their Sheldon debut this summer! Abba's Angels perform all the best known Abba songs wearing painstakingly hand-made replica costumes with choreographed dance routines.
Sheldon Open Air Theatre, Sheldon, Sheldon Lane, Doddiscombsleigh, Exeter, EX6 7YT 01647 253916 Free parking from 6.30pm. Gates open 7.15pm. Concert starts 8pm and ends 10pm. We offer free car parking and disabled access. BBQ food, bar and hot drinks on sale until the end of the interval (or sold out).
All seating on grass banks and terraces. There is also an easy access deck for disabled visitors, who should telephone beforehand to book a space on the deck. (Please bring your own chairs!).

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SUN 28TH JUL 2019:
English Riviera Classic Car Show Paignton Sea Front, Esplanade Road, Paignton, Devon, TQ4 6BQ.
 

28 July 2019
The Totnes and District Show
The Totnes Show celebrated its centenary year in 2018 and what a milestone in the history of our Show!
Each year we have exciting demonstrations, displays and parades in the Main Ring, check back here for our 2019 attractions.
Sheep, cattle and horses compete for showing honours and show jumping is as popular as ever. Amongst a whole host of other things, there’s a Home, Handicraft and Horticulture marquee, Craft Tent, Food Hall and a large trade stands section, offering a wide choice of goods and services.
Tel/Fax 01803 732813

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29 July 2019
Woolsery and District Show Holsworthy, Devon
Classes include crafts, cattle and sheep, together with horse and pony competitions. There will be a display of vintage farm machinery (with commentary), a display of hounds, and of course, a grand parade of the best local livestock. We have a specialist sheep and cattle marquee where there is interactive interest for everyone. You'll find bustling trade stalls offering locally made crafts and food with plenty to interest the children. Pick up a quiz sheet on your way in to learn more, and maybe win a prize.
Tel/Fax 01409 240328

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31st July 2019
Joey the Lips Live in Concert @ Sheldon Open Air Theatre
The nation's funkiest 10 piece band with an insanely loyal local following. We bring you 3 great vocalists, a driving rhythm section and a kicking horn section that won't stay still for a second. This band really do love what they do; their on-stage energy is infectious and they create a fantastic atmosphere.
Sheldon Open Air Theatre, Sheldon, Sheldon Lane, Doddiscombsleigh, Exeter, EX6 7YT
01647 253916 Free parking from 6.30pm. Gates open 7.15pm. Concert starts 8pm and ends 10pm. We offer free car parking and disabled access. BBQ food, bar and hot drinks on sale until the end of the interval (or sold out).
All seating on grass banks and terraces. There is also an easy access deck for disabled visitors, who should telephone beforehand to book a space on the deck. (Please bring your own chairs!).

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31 July 2019
The Yealmpton Show Fun for all the Family
Horses • Ponies • Show Jumping • Driving • Cattle • Sheep • Goats • Dogs • Pets • Poultry Countryside Arena • Homecraft • Handicraft • Floral Art • Horticulture •Trade Stands
Tel; 07712 681306

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Annual Events
The Dunsford Show  01647 252441
Regattas at Plymouth. Exmouth, Teignmouth.
Torbay carnival week  01803 557288 
Exeter Air Day. Teignmouth Regatta.
Honiton Glove Fair at the end if July. 
Midsummer Respect Festival, Exeter
Filham Fun Day, Filham Park, Ivybridge
Kingsbridge Bandstand Concert
National Trust, South Hams  Grand Summer Fair,
Sidmouth Secluded Gardens Week
Sidmouth Society of artists Annual Exhibition
Flower Festival, Methodist Church, Budleigh Salterton
Literary Festival, Dartington.
Ugborough Village Day Fair
1940's Weekend with military Displays,
South Devon Railway.
Kingsbridge Bandstand Concert 
Merlin Rocket Week, Salcombe.
World Powerboat Championships
British Grand Prix, Plymouth.
Summer Flower Show, Budleigh Salterton
Kingsbridge Fair week
Saltram Jazz Picnic held in Saltram
Gardens With Plymouth Jazz Club.
Mid Devon Show, Tiverton.
International Summer School &
Festival of Music, Dartington.
Lyme Regis Lifeboat Week.
Branscombe Air Day
Torbay Carnival Week.
Yealmpton Show 
Exmouth Summer Fun Time
Totnes & District Agricultural Show 
International Folk Festival, Sidmouth
Malborough Fayre.
Teignmouth Summer Carnival. 01626 777229.
Wiscombe Hill Climb 
Port of Plymouth Regatta
River Yealm Regatta Rowing Finals
Braunton Wheels Extravaganza Braunton 
Tavistock Food Festival  01822 613016
The Sheldon Open Air Theatre, Doddiscombsleigh, Exeter 01647 253916

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DEVON EVENTS FOR AUGUST 2019

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FRI 2ND - SUN 4TH AUG 2019:
Torbay Steam Fair The Showground, Dartmouth Road, Churston Ferrers, Brixham, Devon, TQ5 0JT.
Tel: 01803 853 989. Working steam and country fair with vintage fairground, classic and vintage vehicles. A family day out.
Basic camping at show site.

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Friday 2nd - 9th August 2019  Sidmouth Folk Festival Week
Sidmouth Folk Week is a unique week-long seaside celebration of music, dance and song taking place in the charming East Devon regency coastal resort – a must in every respect.

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1 August 2019
The Honiton Show.
The main ring will be buzzing with activity; fantastic acts including Bolddog Lings Freestyle Motocross Team, Honda’s official and the UK’s number one motorcycle display Team. “The Sheep Show” is back with its humorous, show all about sheep, not to miss is the sheep shearing and their “dancing sheep”! Meet Sheridan the Sheepdog and Pumpkin the Pony an enchanting and magical duo, Sheridan rides his remotely controlled tricycle and stops to chat to amazed children. A very exciting attraction is making a flying visit to Honiton – two exhilarating aerobatic displays performed by Viper Aerobatics flying a beautiful Pitts aeroplane.
Tel 01404 41794

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Saturday 3rd - 4th August 2019

Clovelly Lifeboat Weekend and Maritime Festival.Throughout the day there will be live music, street entertainment, activities and games for the whole family, including building your own miniature boats with The Plough, Arts & Crafts, making a mermaid crown or pirate hat with Mary & Jayne, Mermaid storytelling ‘Tales from the sea’, Captain Coconut, Punch & Judy, plus face painting & henna tattoos, "Have a go on a gig" with the Clovelly Gig team and a variety of stalls selling food and event-themed arts & crafts.

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7 August 2019
The North Devon Show
A host of livestock classes occupy the arenas throughout the day with Alpacas, Cattle, Horses, Sheep, Show Jumping and Open Dog Show. Attractions, displays, demonstrations and trade stands for all.
Tel/Fax 01769 573852

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8 August 2019
The Okehampton Show 2019 Stoney Park Showground, Okehampton, Devon, EX20 1SW
Join us on the northern edge of the beautiful Dartmoor National Park for a traditional agricultural show with a wide range of prize winning animals, delicious local food & drink, plenty of shopping, displays, childrens' entertainment and much more. Okehampton Show is proud to hold one of the largest displays of livestock at a one day Show in the West Country. There are almost 400 classes for cattle, sheep, pigs, diary goats, pygmy goats and one of the highlights of the day is the Grand Parade of those prize winning animals.
Gates open at 9am. Dogs welcome. Free car parking.
Tel 01837 659965

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10 August 2019
Cornwood Show.
The CAHS is a local charity whose aim is to support Agriculture and Horticulture in the Parish of Cornwood and surrounding area. We do this by organising local shows; holding the Cornwood Agri & Horti Show and the Cornwood Horse Show in the summer.
Tel 01752 837662

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SAT 10TH - SUN 11TH AUG 2019:
South Hams Vintage Rally Sorley Cross, Kingsbridge, Devon, TQ7 4AF

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15 August 2019
Chagford Dogmarsh Fields, Mill End, Chagford, Devon, TQ13 8JN Attractions include Dartmoor Hawking, the Dolphin marching Band, the Dartmoor Hill Pony display team and the sheep roadshow. Plus try your hand at tightrope walking with the ever popular Slackline returning to the Show this year. Come and get up close and personal with the unusual creatures to be found at Dartmoor Reptiles! Pick up a python, tickle a tarantula or watch and learn from a distance. Plus all the usual stalls, craft tent food tent, vintage machinery dog show and livestock classes. Tel/Fax 07511 778641

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22 August 2019
Holsworthy & Stratton
We pride ourselves on being a great day out for all the family and we have a superb range of entertainment for everyone.
We have lots of exciting plans for our Entertainment ring, including Bubble Football, Gun Dugs, Childrens Races, Ferrets and much much more.
We have a wide range of equestrian, cattle, sheep and pygmy goat classes. From tiny goats to huge bulls, we try to ensure there is a class for all. The grand parade of prize winners is a sight to behold. Tel: 01566 781811

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24th August 2019
Clovelly Gig Regatta
The West Country boasts a long tradition of racing pilot gigs. Gig racing is exciting and strenuous, with crews reaching speeds of 9 knots in North Devon's powerful tidal waters.
You're assured an exhilarating day's racing. So come along and cheer on the brave crews! Normal admission charges apply

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30 August Sept 2019

Port of Dartmouth Royal Regatta
The Port of Dartmouth Royal Regatta labelled the ‘Best in the West’, the Royal Regatta always lives up to its reputation with superb competition and brilliant entertainment

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31 August 2019

Nourish Festival Bovey Tracey
Nourish is a celebration of fine food, craft and classical music in Bovey Tracey 
Over 50 of the region's finest Food producers and street food...
 

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Annual Events
 
Regattas at Beer, Dartmouth, Salcombe and Dawlish. 
Ilfracombe Coombe Martin and Braunton Fairs
The North Devon Show at Instow. 
The Devon Sheep Fair. 
Torbay fortnight. 
Sheep Fair South Molton last week in August. 
Teignmouth Regatta.
Newton Abbot National Hunt racing at the Racecourse 
North Devon Show Great Torrington  01805 626 140
Torbay Steam Fair, Market Field, Churston, Brixham.
Creation festival Woolacoombe 
Shaldon Water Festival.
Teignmouth National and World Fireball sailing 
Newton Abbot Car boot sale, The Racecourse
Paignton Regatta.
Newton Abbot National Hunt racing at the Racecourse 
Totnes South Devon Railway August Fair
Totnes Carnival. 
Torbay Childrens’ Weeks, Paignton. 
Dawlish Carnival Week and Dawlish Carnival Air show 
Brixham Regatta. 
Newton Abbot National Hunt racing at the Racecourse 
Torbay Royal Regatta, Torquay. 
Newton Abbot National Hunt racing at the Racecourse 
Shaldon Regatta Week, swimming, rowing and beach
Dartmouth Royal Regatta. 
Ilfracombe Carnival Ilfracombe 
Craft Fairs at Endecott House Chagford .
Newton Abbot Antique Fair, The Racecourse
Totnes South Devon Railway "Branchline weekend"
Newton Abbot Car boot sale, The Racecourse
Brixham Fish Market Open Day. 
Lustleigh Lustleigh Show - excellent one day show
Cheese & Onion Fayre, Newton Abbot.
Newton Abbot National Hunt racing at the Racecourse

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DEVON EVENTS FOR SEPTEMBER 2019
 

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2nd September 2019
Lobster and Crab Feast. Clovelly In aid of the National Lobster Hatchery, Padstow, who will exhibit baby lobsters before releasing them into the sea at the beginning and end of the day. There'll be live music all day, cookery demonstrations with tastings, a prize draw for a magnum of champagne, local food and craft stalls, including plenty of freshly cooked lobsters and crabs, and beer tasting.
Children will also be kept entertained by street theatre, walkabout magic, balloon modelling and event-themed games and craft activities provided by the AONB.

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7th September 2019
Shakespears MACBETH 7.30 Clifford Studio, Barnfield Theatre, Barnfield Road, Exeter. EX1 1SN
Returning home from war, Macbeth encounters three mysterious women, whose prophecy of kingship, sets in motion his ambition, and ultimately his fall into madness and blood...The Players perform the original, uncut Shakespearian text, in a post-apocalyptic aftermath of a nuclear WW3, Performing William Shakespeare's original unabridged text, the award-winning South Devon Players Theatre & Film Company, homegrown in Brixham, bring this drama to life in an all-new production.
This show was performed in Jan/ Feb 2019 around Devon, to five star reviews
and has won a theatre award in New York.
Tickets £10 (£8 child/ concession) Subject to £1 booking fee
Box Office Telephone: 01392 271808

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7th Sept 2019

Autumn Fayre event, held in Newton Abbot Town Centre
All events weather permitting, please check the Town Council website

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7 September 2019
The Kingsbridge Show This is a fantastic day out for all the family offering classes in Horses, Cattle, Sheep, Homecraft, Young Farmers, Horticulture, Floral Art and Domestic pets. In addition to this there are over hundreds of Trade Stands, Craft stands, local food and drinks stands, Children’s Pets Corner, Donkey rides, Vintage and Modern Tractors, Live Music, a licensed bar and a wide range of main ring attractions
Tel 01548 562567

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 8th September 2019
Park Fest  Devonport Park, Plymouth, PL1 4RD
As well as the usual park activities from football, tennis, table tennis and rugby we are taking over Devonport Park with a full day of Live Music,inflatables, market stalls, story telling and a whole host of entertainment!

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10 September 2019
Widecombe Fair The beautiful village of Widecombe-in-the-Moor lies between green fields and high, moorland hills in a sheltered valley on the East side of Dartmoor. Run entirely by volunteers to raise money for local good causes, aswell as providing an opportunity for farmers to compare the size of their tractors, Widecombe Fair takes place on the second Tuesday of September each year and attracts visitors from far and wide.
Tel 01364 631493

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13th September 2019
Shakespears MACBETH 7.30pm The Watermark, Leonards Road, Ivybridge, Devon PL21 0SZ
Tickets £10 (£8 child/ concession) TEL: 01752 892220
Returning home from war, Macbeth encounters three mysterious women, whose prophecy of kingship, sets in motion his ambition, and ultimately his fall into madness and blood...The Players perform the original, uncut Shakespearian text, in a post-apocalyptic aftermath of a nuclear WW3, Performing William Shakespeare's original unabridged text, the award-winning South Devon Players Theatre & Film Company, homegrown in Brixham, bring this drama to life in an all-new production.
This show was performed in Jan/ Feb 2019 around Devon, to five star reviews
and has won a theatre award in New York.


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21st September 2019
The Crashbox and Classic Car Club of Devon, Sidmouth Chamber of Commerce, Sidmouth Cricket, Tennis and Croquet Club, Exeter Sea Cadets, Devon Freewheelers, Barry Row and Safeguard GB.

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Annual Events
Regattas Bideford Barnstaple.
Torbay Sea Angling Festival.
Barnstaple Carnival  01271 375 000
Widecombe Fair  01364 621430

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DEVON EVENTS FOR OCTOBER 2019

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12th October 2019
Shakespears MACBETH 7.30pm Brixham Theatre, Bolton Cross, Brixham, TQ5 8TA
Tel 01803 415987 Tickets £8 (£7 child/concession)
Returning home from war, Macbeth encounters three mysterious women, whose prophecy of kingship, sets in motion his ambition, and ultimately his fall into madness and blood...The Players perform the original, uncut Shakespearian text, in a post-apocalyptic aftermath of a nuclear WW3, Performing William Shakespeare's original unabridged text, the award-winning South Devon Players Theatre & Film Company, homegrown in Brixham, bring this drama to life in an all-new production.
This show was performed in Jan/ Feb 2019 around Devon, to five star reviews
and has won a theatre award in New York.

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23rd October 2019
Apple Day Clovelly
There will also be live music, apple bobbing, apple stamping and making corn dollies. There will be a small farmers market, including a pick of pumpkins, vegetables, herbs, meat, and cider amongst other stalls. Merry Harriers Garden Centre will also have some of their interesting products on display. The WI will be hosting our second Apple Pie/Crumble competition as well as selling homemade cakes.

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Annual Events
RSPB Darts Farm, Topsham, Exeter, Devon, 01392 879438
Bampton Charter Fair  01398 332324
Clovelly It is Apple Season 01237431781
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DEVON EVENTS FOR NOVEMBER 2019

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5th November 2019
Ottery St Mary - Annual Tar Barrel Carry through the Town
Every year, for reasons lost in antiquity, the Flaming Tar Barrels are carried through the streets of Ottery St Mary to the delight of thousands of townsfolk and visitors

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6 November 2019
Agrifest South West will take place at Westpoint, Exeter Devon on Wednesday 6th November 2019.
Organised by the National Beef Association South West, this Festival of British Agriculture will showcase the breadth and depth of quality Beef & Sheep breeding and production.
The one day event includes classes for prime lambs,Pedigree calf & Yearling bull of the year show, Farmers of the Future team Challenge, Steak and Burger awards, and seminars.
Tel: 01884 861352

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17th November  2019
Clovelly Herring Festival, Quay kitchens will be serving a variety of delicious herring specialities with chef demonstrations, beer tastings and local food and craft stalls.
Throughout the day there will be live music, street entertainment, face-painting & henna Tattoos, an exhibition of Clovelly herring fishing, The Herring Hunt and the AONB event-themed children’s craft activities.

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Annual Events
 
Kingsbridge Extravaganza.
South Brent Winter Carnival
Ivybridge Farmers Market.  01803 861202.
Okehampton Farmers Market.  01409 221 991
Ashburton Winter Carnival. 01364 653426
South Brent Floodlit Carnival. Contact 01364 73292.
Tavistock Farmers Market. Pannier 01822 820360. Widecombe-In-The-Moor Village Market. 01364 621 218
Theatre Royal, Plymouth.  01752 267222

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DEVON EVENTS FOR DECEMBER 2019

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December 2019
Santa By Steam at South Devon Railway Buckfastleigh
SANTA-BY-STEAM Come and see Santa in his very own Grotto Train! Presents all round too! Booking essential.

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Annual Events
Tavistock Farmers Market. Pannier 01822 820360
Tavistock Town Hall. Contact 01822 617232. 
Ivybridge Farmers Market. 01803 861202
Boxing Day Barbecue Clovelly : 01237431781

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DEVON MARKETS

MONTHLY FARMER’S MARKET
Fresh local produce, straight from the farm
Bideford First Wednesday 
Buckfastleigh Every Thursday 
Cullompton Second Saturday 
Crediton First Saturday 
Exeter Every Thursday
Kingsbridge First Saturday 
Killerton House Third Saturday (Mar - Oct)
Okehampton Third Saturday 
Ottery St Mary 1st Friday of each month on the Land of Canaan Park from 9.00am to 1.00pm
Plymouth
Second Saturday 
Totnes Good food Sunday Every Third Sunday of the Month
Market Square, Totnes



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Bideford
Tuesday – Pannier and Cattle Markets
Wednesday – Seasonal Open Air Market
Saturday – Pannier Market

Great Torrington
Tuesday – General Market
Thursday – Pannier Market
Friday – Craft Market
Saturday – Collectors and Flea Market

Holsworthy
Wednesday – Open Air and Cattle Market

APRIL – DECEMBER
KINGSBRIDGE CRAFT MARKET
(Tuesday and Friday each week)

Sidmouth

Thursday market Sidmouth St Johns hall Blackmore drive Sidmouth every Thursday 9-4pm for tables contact Mark Wood on mobile 07592805349

 

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