What's coming up in North Devon

Plan an even more memorable stay with the help of our diary of local events in the area.

Our Top North Devon Farm Markets
08th March
Weekly Farmers Markets

Our Top North Devon Farm Markets

North Devon is known for it's beautiful country side and farming heritage and we have selected our top North Devon farm markets for you to explore on your next visit to North Devon.

 

 

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Clovelly Seaweed Festival
26th May
26th May 2019

Clovelly Seaweed Festival

A truly unique event, this Clovelly Village day out is in aid of the North Devon Hospice. 

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The Smuggler Cycle Sportive
02nd June
2nd June 2019, Barnstaple

The Smuggler Cycle Sportive

A charity event for cyclists of all abilities, the day of cycling organised by The Bike Shed in Barnstaple starts and finishes in town, taking in the North Devon views with free food and beer.

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Lynmouth Regatta and Maritime Festival
13th June
13th - 19th June 2019

Lynmouth Regatta and Maritime Festival

Lynmouth's yearly maritime festival with boat races, children's activities, fancy dress and lots more

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Devon D-Day at Saunton Sands
15th June
15th - 16th June

Devon D-Day at Saunton Sands

The D-Day re-enactment is an opportunity to showcase how soldiers arrived for their training in 1944, and to educate children about why it took place.

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Father's Day at The Imperial Hotel
16th June
12-2pm, 16th June 2019

Father's Day at The Imperial Hotel

Treat Dad to a luxurious lunch this Father's Day

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National Sandcastle Competition at Westward Ho!
16th June
16th June 2019

National Sandcastle Competition at Westward Ho!

The North Devon Hospice National Sandcastle Competition is back...

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Goldcoast Oceanfest 2019
21st June
21th - 23th June 2019

Goldcoast Oceanfest 2019

The UK’s coolest surf and music festival, held just a few miles from Saunton Sands in Croyde, celebrated its 20th birthday in 2018...we can't wait to see what 2019 brings. 

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RHS Rosemoor Rose Weekend
21st June
21 - 23 June 2019

RHS Rosemoor Rose Weekend

RHS Rosemoor Rose & Craft Weekend, the very best of the rose gardens and local crafts.

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Classic Car Day at The Big Sheep
23rd June
23rd June 2019

Classic Car Day at The Big Sheep

For a fantastic day out full of Classic cars look no futher than the Big Sheep. 

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Fringe Theatre Fest
27th June
27th - 30th June 2019

Fringe Theatre Fest

Performers in Barnstaple and North Devon are once again gearing up for a range of theatre shows.

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Lynmouth Raft Race
14th July
14th July 2019

Lynmouth Raft Race

A not to be missed race day, as dozens of rafts take to the seas! Flour bombs and spectator interaction make for lots of laughter. 

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Pilton Green Man Festival 2019
20th July
20th July 2019

Pilton Green Man Festival 2019

Pilton's annual Green Man Festival is back for another year of the best local food, drink, music activities and lots of fun.

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A beginner's guide to designing your own garden at RHS Rosemoor
25th July
25th - 26th July 2019

A beginner's guide to designing your own garden at RHS Rosemoor

Do you have a new garden, or want to change your existing one? Learn all the skill you will need in this very practical 2-day workshop

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Cardboard Boat Regatta and Water Festival
28th July
28th July 2019

Cardboard Boat Regatta and Water Festival

Sailing and boat races across Bideford Quay, alongside the crazy cardboard boats, make for a great day out...

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Devon Street Food Festival
02nd August
2nd - 4th August in Ilfracombe

Devon Street Food Festival

Three glorious days of street food in a key North Devon location. Smells, tastes, drinks and fun to please everyone.  

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South West Birdman
03rd August
3rd August 2019 - Ilfracombe

South West Birdman

Join the party around Ilfracombe pier as stalls and entertainment keep the family amused before the main event - people in fancy dress jumping into the sea!  

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Clovelly Maritime Festival and Lifeboat Weekend
03rd August
3rd and 4th August

Clovelly Maritime Festival and Lifeboat Weekend

Lively music, street entertainment, crafty creations, sea storytelling, puppet shows and family activities are all on offer at Clovelly during this fun-packed day in support of the R.N.L.I.

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North Devon County Show 2019
07th August
7th August 2019 - Umberleigh

North Devon County Show 2019

There is so much to see and do at North Devon's leading local agricultural event, with attractions, lovely local food, displays and competitions.

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Combe Martin Carnival Week
10th August
10th - 17th August

Combe Martin Carnival Week

A week of parades, games, races and general family fun for locals and holidaymakers alike - both on the beach and down one of the longest high streets in England. 

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Clovelly Gig Regatta
24th August
24th August 2019

Clovelly Gig Regatta

Gig Rowing at Clovelly has become very popular recently, as Devons best teams go head to head in a fun but intense day of competition. 

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Sea Ilfracombe Maritime Festival
31st August
31st August - 1st September 2019

Sea Ilfracombe Maritime Festival

Ilfracombe comes together to offer two days of fun attractions, local food stalls, live music and family entertainment.

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Clovelly Lobster and Crab Feast
01st September
1st September

Clovelly Lobster and Crab Feast

Get your claws into the delicious seafood of Clovelly - music and entertainment mixed with history and stalls. 

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Art Trek 2019 - North Devon Open Studios
13th September
13th - 29th September 2019

Art Trek 2019 - North Devon Open Studios

An event for all North Devon artists and craftsmen to take part in. A trail of beautiful pictures, pieces and creations spread around, shops, galleries and homes throughout the area. 

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Barnstaple Fair and Carnival
18th September
18th – 21st September 2019

Barnstaple Fair and Carnival

Held in the town since 1931, the biggest fair in the South West returns once again with games, food, rides and a massive carnival. 

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Appledore Book Festival
20th September
20th - 28th September 2019

Appledore Book Festival

Devon's biggest and most popular literary festival staged in the most picturesque village of Appledore.

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Halloween Hocus Pocus - The Milky Way
19th October
19th - 31st October 2019

Halloween Hocus Pocus - The Milky Way

Halloween Half Term fun, including a school for witches and wizards...

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North Devon FOODfest
20th October
20th October 2019 - Barnstaple Pannier Market

North Devon FOODfest

The tastiest event in the North Devon foodie calendar; held in Barnstaple pannier market and showcasing all the local delicacies of local food businesses.

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Clovelly Apple Day
23rd October
23rd October

Clovelly Apple Day

Lots of lovely apple crafts and activities in beautiful Clovelly to celebrate the apple season! 

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Clovelly Herring Festival
17th November
17th November 2019

Clovelly Herring Festival

To celebrate the history of Herring fishing in the village, Clovelly hosts family entertainment and stalls.

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Clovelly Christmas Lights Switch On
01st December
1st December 2019

Clovelly Christmas Lights Switch On

Enjoy carol singing, brass bands, fireworks, Christmas lights and watch Father Christmas himself arrive!

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Boxing Day Barbecue at Clovelly
26th December
26th December

Boxing Day Barbecue at Clovelly

The perfect follow up to Christmas day, with a walk and BBQ by the coast in historical Clovelly! 

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Clovelly New Years Eve Fancy Dress Party
31st December
31st December

Clovelly New Years Eve Fancy Dress Party

Celebrate the end of 2019 with a party by the sea in Clovelly! 

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Bideford New Years Eve 2019
31st December
31st December 2019

Bideford New Years Eve 2019

Bideford is the place to be on New Year's Eve. On the last night of each year, the 'little white town' bursts in to life, colour and sound to celebrate the passing of another year.

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