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.

Manor Pavilion Theatre
26th July
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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Stuart Line Cruises
26th July
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
26th July
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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Sidmouth Town Band
30th July
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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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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Visit the donkeys
16th August
July 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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Exeter Chiefs Rugby Club
19th August
Chiefs Home Fixtures

Exeter Chiefs Rugby Club

See the pride of Exeter. The Exeter Chiefs have gone from strength to strength in the past few years and are the Aviva Premiership Champions 2017.

 

Photo by Exeter Rugby Club / Pinnacle Photo Agency

 

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Sidmouth Model Railway Exhibition
22nd August
22nd to 24th August 2017

Sidmouth Model Railway Exhibition

Sidmouth Museum is marking the 50th Anniversary of the closure of Sidmouth Station with a 3 day exhibition.

 

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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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Westpoint Exeter
03rd September
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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Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival
13th September
13th to 17th September 2017

Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival

The 9th Budleigh Literary Festival takes place beside the sea with five days of events celebrating books and writing, including headline speakers Dame Hilary Mantel, Jeremy Vine, Alan Johnson, BBC’s Bridget Kendall, Rev Richard Coles and Nobel Prize Winner, Dr Shirin Ebadi.

 

Ottermouth image by Devon artist Evelyn Bartlett

 

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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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