Take in some great local events in Sidmouth and South Devon

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

Sidmouth Town Band
26th 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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Take a Sea Cruise with Stuart Line Cruises
26th May
Sailing throughout the year

Take a Sea Cruise with 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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Red Coat Guided Tours, Exeter
26th May
Tours throughout the year

Red Coat Guided Tours, Exeter

Red Coat Guided Tours operate throughout the year and provide free walking tours, letting you discover the history, culture and beauty of the city. 

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Manor Pavilion Theatre
31st 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.

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Ottery St Mary Food and Families Festival
01st June
Saturday 1st June 2019

Ottery St Mary Food and Families Festival

A delicious food festival in the glorious Devon countryside.

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Westpoint Exeter
01st 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 2019
08th June
8th and 9th June 2019, Sidmouth

Sidmouth Literary Festival 2019

Sidmouth Literary Festival returns once again in 2019, with Ann Cleeves headlining this year's event.

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Great Book Sales
15th June
Events throughout the year

Great Book Sales

Sidmouth Lions Club’s Great Book Sales take place at St Teresa's Church Hall, in Sidmouth. 

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Visit the Donkeys
19th June
Events throughout the year

Visit the Donkeys

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

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Glas-denbury Music Festival
05th July
5th and 6th July 2019

Glas-denbury Music Festival

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

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Budleigh Music Festival
12th July
12th to 20th July 2019

Budleigh Music Festival

The Budleigh Music Festival has a full programme of performers for their free lunchtime concerts and evening presentations.

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Sidmouth Lions Club Great Duck Derby
21st July
Sunday 21st July 2019

Sidmouth Lions Club Great Duck Derby

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

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Sidmouth Folk Festival Week
02nd August
2nd to 9th August 2019

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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The Sidmouth Regatta
24th August
24th and 25th August 2019

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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Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival
18th September
18th to 22nd September 2019

Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival

The Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival features inspiring talks, readings and conversations with talented authors of all types. 

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Sidmouth & East Devon Walking Festival
21st September
21st to 27th September 2019

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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The Creative Craft Show
26th September
26th to 29th September 2019

The Creative Craft Show

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

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Sidmouth Science Festival
04th October
4th to 13th October 2019

Sidmouth Science Festival

A series of mainly free and family-friendly events around Sidmouth, focused on everything to do with science. 

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Dartmouth Food Festival
18th October
18th to 20th October 2019

Dartmouth Food Festival

The Dartmouth Food Festival is back for 2019 with a tempting mix of delicious regional food and drink.

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