Take in some great local events in Sidmouth and South Devon

Here are some of the highlights in the Sidmouth and South Devon Events Calendar for 2017, to help you plan your trip.

Stuart Line Cruises
23rd May
Sailing throughout the year

Stuart Line Cruises

Sailing the waters around Exeter, Torquay, Sidmouth and Exmouth. See the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, the River Exe or visit a South Devon town.

 

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Exeter's Red Coat Guided Tours
23rd May
Tours throughout the year

Exeter's Red Coat Guided Tours

Operating throughout the year except Christmas Day and Boxing Day, their free guided walking tours are the perfect way to explore Exeter. 

 

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Visit the donkeys
24th May
May to September 2017

Visit the donkeys

You will love Sidmouth Donkey Sanctuary, which is a sanctuary for donkeys and mules from around the world. 

 

© Photo copyright of The Donkey Sanctuary

 

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Hijacked Festival
25th May
Thursday 25th May 2017

Hijacked Festival

Hold It Down and Thick As Thieves are honoured to present the fourth chapter of Hijacked Festival.

 

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Manor Pavilion Theatre
25th May
Shows throughout the year

Manor Pavilion Theatre

Situated in the heart of Sidmouth, this very popular theatre covers all aspects of entertainment including Plays, Musicals, Comedies, Concerts, Variety Shows, Dance Shows, Professional Ballet and pantomime.

 

Photo courtesy of Manor Pavilion Theatre

 

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Sidmouth Town Band
28th May
Sundays at 8 pm, Connaught Gardens

Sidmouth Town Band

The wonderful town band that has been entertaining since 1862 performs in the Connaught Gardens.

 

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Westpoint Exeter
03rd June
Events throughout the year

Westpoint Exeter

Situated only 11 miles from Sidmouth and just off the M5, Westpoint is host to exhibitions, events and entertainment throughout the year.

 

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Sidmouth Literary Festival 2017
23rd June
23rd to 25th June 2017

Sidmouth Literary Festival 2017

This years festival is in association with BBC Radio Devon and will be opened by theatre Actor and TV presenter Christopher Biggins.

 

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Glas-denbury Music Festival
07th July
7th to 9th July 2017

Glas-denbury Music Festival

Glas-Denbury is a family friendly music festival in a beautiful Devon.

 

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Sidmouth Lions Great Duck Derby
09th July
Sunday 9th July 2017

Sidmouth Lions Great Duck Derby

Sidmouth Lions Club’s Great Duck Derby takes place in The Byes National Trust park area in Sidmouth. 

 

Photo courtesy of Sidmouth Lions

 

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Sidmouth Folk Festival Week
04th August
4th to 11th August 2017

Sidmouth Folk Festival Week

The famous annual Sidmouth Folk Festival Week. A week which sees Sidmouth bursting with life as thousands of musicians, dancers, artists and folk music fans arrive in the town.

 

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Dartmoor Folk Festival
11th August
11th to 13th August 2017

Dartmoor Folk Festival

A packed programme of concerts, ceilidhs, workshops, song and music sessions.

 

Photo Credit: dartmoorfolkfestival.org.uk

  

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The Red Arrows and The BBMF
25th August
Friday 25th August 2017

The Red Arrows and The BBMF

The August Bank Holiday weekend will start for the first time ever with a display by the RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, followed by the RAF Red Arrows.

 

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The Sidmouth Regatta
26th August
26th and 27th August 2017

The Sidmouth Regatta

Another wonderful annual Sidmouth event, the Sidmouth Regatta, takes place over the August Bank Holiday Weekend, when spectators can enjoy boat races, competitions, firework displays and more.

 

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The Stitching, Sewing and Hobbycrafts Show
21st September
21st to 24th September 2017

The Stitching, Sewing and Hobbycrafts Show

Coming to Westpoint, Exeter with more than 180 exhibitors offering the latest products, ideas and innovations.

 

Photo courtesy of ICHF Events

 

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Sidmouth & East Devon Walking Festival
23rd September
23rd to 29th September 2017

Sidmouth & East Devon Walking Festival

A fabulous festival with a choice of three different walks each day, taking you through our stunning local countryside and coastline. 

 

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Dartmouth Food Festival
20th October
20th to 22nd October 2017

Dartmouth Food Festival

The Dartmouth Food Festival is back for 2017 with a tempting mix of delicious regional food and drink.

 

Photo Credit: Dartmouth Food Festival Facebook

 

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