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.

Budleigh Music Festival
19th July
13th – 21st July 2018

Budleigh Music Festival

Now in its 14th year, The Budleigh Music Festival has a full programme of performers for their free lunchtime concerts and evening presentations for 2018.

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Manor Pavilion Theatre, Sidmouth
19th July
Shows throughout the year

Manor Pavilion Theatre, Sidmouth

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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Take a Sea Cruise with Stuart Line Cruises
19th July
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
19th July
Tours throughout the year

Red Coat Guided Tours, Exeter

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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Westpoint Exeter
21st July
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 Town Band
22nd 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 2018
03rd August
3rd – 10th August 2018

Sidmouth Folk Festival Week 2018

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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Visit the Donkeys
22nd August
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. 

© Photo copyright of The Donkey Sanctuary

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The Sidmouth Regatta
25th August
25th and 26th August 2018

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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Great Book Sales
25th August
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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Sidmouth Classic Car Show
15th September
Saturday 15th September 2018 - Sidmouth Cricket Ground

Sidmouth Classic Car Show

The Classic Car Show returns to Sidmouth - spend the day looking at stunning cars in a stunning setting.

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Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival 2018
19th September
19th – 23rd September 2018

Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival 2018

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

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Abbfest Festival
21st September
21st – 23rd September 2018 | Newton Abbot

Abbfest Festival

A beer, food and drink festival that aims to raise money for local charities, organisations and good causes!

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Sidmouth & East Devon Walking Festival 2018
22nd September
22nd – 28th September 2018

Sidmouth & East Devon Walking Festival 2018

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
27th September
27th – 30th September 2018

The Creative Craft 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 Science Festival 2018
06th October
6th - 14th October 2018

Sidmouth Science Festival 2018

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

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Powderham Castle Food Festival
07th October
7th and 8th October 2018

Powderham Castle Food Festival

Over 130 stalls selling artisan food, drink and hot treats in the stunning castle grounds. 

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Dartmouth Food Festival 2018
19th October
19th – 21st October 2018

Dartmouth Food Festival 2018

The Dartmouth Food Festival is back for 2018 with a tempting mix of delicious regional food and drink.

Photo Credit: Dartmouth Food Festival Facebook

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