30th January 2022

Festivals in Mid and South Devon 2020

Dust off your festival attire and head down to one of these unmissable events in Mid and South Devon. 

Hijacked Festival

Double Locks Exeter, Devon

28th May

Hold It Down are honoured to present the next chapter of Hijacked Festival. Having quickly cemented itself as one of the South West’s most forward thinking dance music festivals, the 2020 edition of Hijacked is ready to prove once again that Devon knows a thing or two about hosting unforgettable parties.

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Exeter Respect

Belmont Park, Exeter

6th & 7th June

Exeter Respect is the city’s annual celebration of diversity where we use the performing and creative arts to engage the wider community in saying no to racism and all forms of prejudice. Belmont Park will be covered in beautiful decorations produced by a range of schools, community and youth groups. There will be activities and performances representing every part of Exeter’s culture, which is becoming more diverse year-on-year, with something to see or do for participants of all ages and backgrounds.


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Let’s Rock Exeter!

Powderham Castle, Nr. Exeter

27th June

With a fabulous line-up of artists to bring you the very best of the 80s, and an action packed day of general 80s madness, there is plenty to do for everyone at this family friendly festival!


Glas-denbury Music Festival

Denbury, Devon

3rd & 4th July

Glas-Denbury is a family friendly music festival in a beautiful Devon setting with a team committed and passionate about creating a little piece of magic for everyone, whether you are a seasoned festival addict or are just dipping your toes in the festival scene! “A proper pucker decent down to earth happy smiley local music festival."


Sidmouth Folk Week

Sidmouth, South Devon

31st July – 7th August

A unique week-long seaside celebration of music, dance and song taking place in the charming East Devon regency coastal resort. It attracts tens of thousands of visitors to over 700 diverse events with a promise of ‘something for everyone’, from major league concerts to small intimate sessions, from ceilidh dancing to lively roots parties, from family entertainment to youth-centred masterclasses, from social dance to colourful dance displays.


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Dartmoor Folk Festival

South Zeal, Devon

7th – 9th August

A packed programme of concerts, ceilidhs, workshops, song and music sessions, a children's festival, craft displays, folk service, a Dartmoor ramble and much more.


Beautiful Days

Escot Park, Devon

21st – 23rd August

Beautiful Days is the Levellers' family music festival with several stages, site art, a huge children’s area, comedy, theatre, family camping, licensed real ale bars from Otter Brewery & a great choice of food and craft stalls.


Photo Credit: Dartmouth Food Festival Facebook

Dartmouth Food Festival

Dartmouth, Devon

23rd – 25th October

The Dartmouth Food Festival is back for 2019 with a tempting mix of delicious regional food and drink, chef demonstrations, workshops, lively food debates and fun for all the family set in the beautiful estuary town of Dartmouth.