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.

Take a Sea Cruise with Stuart Line Cruises
21st 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
21st May
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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Manor Pavilion Theatre, Sidmouth
24th May
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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Sidmouth Lions Club Concert
26th May
Saturday 26th May 2018

Sidmouth Lions Club Concert

Sidmouth Lions Club presents their charity concert at Manor Pavilion Theatre.

Logo courtesy of Sidmouth Lions

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River Cottage Spring Food Fair
26th May
26th and 27th May 2018 | Axminster

River Cottage Spring Food Fair

Join Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and the famous River Cottage team for a weekend of fun on their farm. 

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Sidmouth Town Band
27th 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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Hijacked Festival 2018
30th May
Wednesday 30th May 2018

Hijacked Festival 2018

Hold It Down are honoured to present the next chapter of Hijacked Festival.

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Ottery St Mary Food and Families Festival
02nd June
Saturday 2nd June 2018

Ottery St Mary Food and Families Festival

A delicious food festival in the glorious Devon countryside.

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2018 Great Book Sales
02nd June
Events throughout the year

2018 Great Book Sales

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

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Westpoint Exeter
02nd 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 2018
15th June
15th - 17th June 2018, Sidmouth

Sidmouth Literary Festival 2018

Sidmouth Literary Festival returns once again in 2018, every year bigger and better than the one before. Nicholas Parsons, Kate Adie and writing duo Nicci French are the stars at this year's event.

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Visit the Donkeys
20th 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. 

© Photo copyright of The Donkey Sanctuary

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Exeter Respect
30th June
30th June and 1st July | Belmont Park, Exeter

Exeter Respect

The city’s annual celebration of diversity.

Photo Credit: exeter-respect.org

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Glas-denbury Music Festival 2018
06th July
6th and 7th July 2018

Glas-denbury Music Festival 2018

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

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Sidmouth Lions Club Great Duck Derby
15th July
Sunday 15th July 2018

Sidmouth Lions Club 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 2018
03rd August
3rd to 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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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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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 to 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 to 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 to 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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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 to 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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