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DIARY OF DEVON EVENTS 2017 shows, craft fairs, fetes and festivals. Add a Devon Event Free of Charge

 

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Devon Events 2017 All dates are correct at time of beingPicture of Branscombe, Devon. published, please confirm date and event details before making travel arrangements. Yearly events are shown at the beginning of each month in light blue. The diary follows. Events may be cancelled or event dates may be subject to alteration. 

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DEVON EVENTS FOR JANUARY 2017


 

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DEVON EVENTS FOR FEBRUARY 2017
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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5th February  2017

Auditions at Chestnut Community Centre, 1-3 Poplar Close, Brixham, Devon, TQ5 0SA, on 1pm - 4pm (please arrive between 12 and 1pm)By popular request, we will be adapting legends and mysteries exploring tales of the Victorian serial killer known as Jack The Ripper, to the stage, with a steampunk twist.
All roles are available for casting. This means that there are principal, and smaller roles (all speaking), for ladies and gentlemen of all ages. For more info 07855 090589

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28th February, 2017

Old Clovelly Shrove Tuesday custom. Free entry after 4.30 p.m.
Lentsherd (pronounced ‘Lanshard’) is an old Clovelly Shrove Tuesday custom, and the aim is to chase bad spirits away and drive the devil into the sea before Lent. At dusk children set off Down-a-long, dragging clattering tin cans, which are then tied together and thrown into the sea (later retrieved). Children taking part will receive a free pancake to decorate with toppings. 01237431781

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DEVON EVENTS FOR MARCH 2017

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 EX3 0QH.  01392 432691
RSPB Labrador Bay, Teignmouth, Devon. 01392 432691
 

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10th March 2017

Astronomy Evening Poltimore House.Exeter.Devon.
A talk with hints and tips for amateur astronomers or those just interested in the stars, followed by guided star gazing with telescopes (weather permitting). Food and hot drinks available to purchase. £10 per person. Doors open 18-00hrs.Talk commences  19-00hrs  For full details and booking 01392 248 938

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16th March 2017

Concert by Blackheart Orchestra. Poltimore House. Exeter. Devon.EX40AU.
Come and enjoy the eclectic music from this world renowned,award winning,British singer, songwriter and multi instrumentalist duo Doors open 18-30hrs. Concert 19-00hrs. Licensed Bar.Snacks available to purchase. Ticket price £13-00 per person full details 01392 248938

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19th March 2017

CHOCOLATE MAKING WORKSHOP Poltimore House.Exeter.Devon.EX4 0AU.
Come and enjoy a chat and welcoming drinks with award winning chocolatier Gill before learning how to craft and create your very own chocolates which you will take home all beautifully wrapped. Lunches and afternoon snacks available to purchase from 12noon.
Doors open 12noon. Workshop begins 14-00hrs. Tickets £45-00 per person for a 3hr workshop. Full details 01392 248938

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DEVON EVENTS FOR APRIL 2017
 
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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2nd April, 2017

Clovelly Wedding Fair  at Clovelly Court Great Terrace, whatever the weather. 1pm till dusk with Clovelly Wedding Fair will have a band for all tastes, a bar, a children's area, outside caterers and local suppliers from all over Devon and Cornwall. From 1pm to 5pm
For further details contact: 01237431781

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8th April to 17th April  2017

Clovelly Find the Easter Chicks. Children receive a village map on entry on which to mark the location and number of Easter chicks perched up and down the tumbling cottages along the High Street to the Quay. Return the map to the Visitor Centre reception if you spot at least 10 chicks to win an Easter egg and a bigger prize if you spot all 15.  For further details contact: 01237431781

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9-April-2017

Dawlish Manor House Wedding Fair 2017
Dawlish Manor House, Old Town Street, Dawlish, EX7 9AP
Free Entry. Free drink. Free goody bag. info please ring 01314638368

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DEVON EVENTS FOR MAY 2017
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

4th June, 2017

Clovelly Seaweed Festival in aid of the N. Devon Hospice
It was launched in 2015 and has been a great success.
Clovelly Seaweed Festival promotes seaweed for its immense health & nutritional benefits. You will be amazed at the world of seaweed. Bring your own and ask the experts what is the best use for your particular selection. Admission charges include all entertainment.
For further details contact: 01237431781

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11th June 2017

Dartmoor Zoo Wedding Fair 2017 4pm - 7pm
Dartmoor Zoo, Sparkwell, Plymouth. Pop up to the zoo to browse a diverse range of exhibitors. Find your dream dress and explore one of the most unique of venues for your wedding, you even get FREE entry to the zoo, a FREE drink* and a FREE goody bag* on arrival! Free entry to both the zoo and the fair. 01314638368

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DEVON EVENTS FOR JUNE 2017

 

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 2017

 

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, Dunsford,  01647 252752

 

8th July 2017

Clovelly Gig Regatta
Gig racing is exciting and strenuous, with crews reaching speeds of nine knots in North Devon's powerful tidal waters. You're assured and exhilarating day's racing. So come along and cheer on the brave crews! Normal admission charges apply, For further details contact: 01237431781

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16th July 2017

Clovelly Maritime Festival in aid of the Bideford Sea Cadets
The day will be full of fun and packed with a programme of all sorts of activities and entertainment for all ages. Throughout the day there will be music, street entertainment, activities and games for the whole family, including building your own miniature boats with It is definitely a day to remember! Free entry for under 16’s who come in maritime-themed fancy dress costumes! Standard admission charges include all entertainment. For further details contact: 01237431781

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31st July , 2017

Woolsery Agricultural Show
Summer in North Devon would not be complete without a visit to this ever popular show. Classes include crafts, cattle and sheep, together with horse and pony competitions. There will be a Dairy Marquee with displays such as yoghurt and ice cream makingYou'll find bustling trade stalls offering locally made crafts and food with fairground rides and a bouncy castle.There'll also be a family dog show, a display of hounds, the Young Farmers' "It's a knockout" vintage farm machinery.A separate admission charge applies. For further details contact: 01237431781

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DEVON EVENTS FOR AUGUST 2017
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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5th August 2017

Woofstock UK 2017 is an event like no other. It is a festival for all things dog held on 5 August 2017 9am Onward. In Coronation Park Dartmouth Devon which is close to Kingsbridge, This promises to be THE most enjoyable, unusual and most talked about event again this year and in years to come. We were already receiving ticket bookings and stall enquiries 01314638368

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August 05, 2017 to August 06, 2017

Lifeboat Weekend in aid of the R.N.L.I.
Held in aid of the RNLI, this popular event is a celebration of the Clovelly lifeboat and its volunteer crew. The Lifeboat House will be open to visitors and there'll be operational displays by the Clovelly lifeboat. It's a fun-packed weekend with games, competitions, entertainments, food and drink, music and other family fun in and around the harbour. Normal admission charges apply. For further details contact: 01237431781

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10th August 2017

East Portlemouth Village Fete, East
Portlemouth, Devon.Traditional village fete held in the stunning
gardens of The Old Rectory, TQ8 8PA.Thursday 10th August, 2pm - 5pm. Entry - £2 per adult, Under 16s free.Come along and enjoy the fun!
01548 844005

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DEVON EVENTS FOR SEPTEMBER 2017
Annual Events
 
Regattas Bideford Barnstaple.
Torbay Sea Angling Festival.
Barnstaple Carnival  01271 375 000
Widecombe Fair  01364 621430

 

3rd September 2017

Clovelly Lobster and Crab Feast 10th Anniversary! in aid of the National Lobster Hatchery, Padstow. There'll be live folk music, chef cookery demonstrations, 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 be kept entertainedFor further details contact: 01237431781

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DEVON EVENTS FOR OCTOBER 2017
Annual Events
RSPB Darts Farm, Topsham, Exeter, Devon, 01392 879438
Bampton Charter Fair  01398 332324
 
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28th October 2017

Clovelly It is Apple Season – Apple Day – Harvest Fayre There will also be live music, apple bobbing, apple stamping, and especially for adults, apple cup making, which you can then use to enjoy a refreshing cider drink  At 12 noon families can take part in a fun Harvest Hunt with the Clovelly tour guide. For further details contact: 01237431781

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DEVON EVENTS FOR NOVEMBER 2017
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

THE CITY of PLYMOUTH FESTIVAL  01752-205909

 

November 18, 2017

Clovelly Herring Festival.
Enjoy a wide variety of herring dishes in the quay kitchens or at the Harbour Bar, cookery demonstrations, live shanty and sea song singers, stilted entertainers, other local food and craft stalls, a photographic exhibition of Clovelly herring fishing, a Herring Hunt, face painting, henna tattoos and National Trust event-themed, free craft activities. Standard admission charges include all entertainment. For further details contact: 01237431781

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DEVON EVENTS FOR DECEMBER 2017
Annual Events
Tavistock Farmers Market. Pannier 01822 820360
Tavistock Town Hall. Contact 01822 617232. 
Ivybridge Farmers Market. 01803 861202
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26th December 2017

Boxing Day Barbecue Clovelly
Join us for our Boxing Day Barbecue on the quay at Clovelly. With FREE entrance into the village all day, why not have a walk on the estate then come along to the barbecue where there will be live music, mulled wine, and even a treasure hunt if you are up to it. It should make the perfect follow-up to your Christmas Day. For further details contact: 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

Local Markets

22nd June Bovey Tracey then every other weekend until December.01626 835998

ALL YEAR ROUND MARKETS

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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    Teignmouth Summer Carnival
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    Eggesford Garden Centre 
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    Ashburton Winter Carnival.
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