Why not 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.

Manor Pavilion Theatre
21st April
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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Cruise our beautiful coastline with Stuart Line Cruises
21st April
Sailing throughout the year

Cruise our beautiful coastline 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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Exeter's Red Coat Guided Tours
21st April
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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Westpoint Arena, Exeter
22nd April
Events throughout the year

Westpoint Arena, 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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Garden Festival at Powderham Castle
27th April
27th and 28th April 2018

Garden Festival at Powderham Castle

This glorious garden festival, now in its fifth year, is held in the spectacular setting of Powderham Castle, and has built to a “blooming” lovely event.

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Exeter Chiefs Rugby Club
28th April
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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Offally Good Food
04th May
4th May and 1st June 2018

Offally Good Food

The Victoria Hotel's 'Offally Good Food' Culinary demonstration.

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Exeter Festival of South West Food and Drink
05th May
5th to 7th May 2018

Exeter Festival of South West Food and Drink

A firm fixture on the food festival calendar, this event is a food lovers paradise. 

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Sidmouth Donkey Sanctuary - Donkey Week
08th May
Events throughout the year

Sidmouth Donkey Sanctuary - Donkey Week

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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Sidmouth Sea Fest
12th May
A celebration of everything from, on and in the sea

Sidmouth Sea Fest

A yearly event with family entertainment.

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2018 Devon County Show
17th May
17th to 19th May 2018

2018 Devon County Show

A giant celebration of country life and Devon, staged at Westpoint in Exeter. The show is full of country competitions, local food and drink, traditional entertainment and masses of crafts.

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Sidmouth Lions Club
26th May
Saturday 26th May 2018

Sidmouth Lions Club

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 Concerts
27th May
Sundays at 8 pm, Connaught Gardens

Sidmouth Town Band Concerts

Maintaining our local area’s tradition for authentic band music since 1862, there is no better place to see and hear this exceptional town band than in the beautiful surroundings of the historic Connaught Gardens.

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2018 Hijacked Festival
30th May
Wednesday 30th May 2018

2018 Hijacked Festival

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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Great Book Sales
02nd 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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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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2018 Glas-denbury Music Festival
06th July
6th and 7th July 2018

2018 Glas-denbury Music Festival

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

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

Sidmouth Lions 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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2018 Sidmouth Folk Festival Week
03rd August
3rd to 10th August 2018

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

2018 Sidmouth Regatta

As well as the sailing races in the spectacular setting of Sidmouth Bay, there will be sporting events, musical entertainment and family fun!

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

2018 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, ICHF Events
27th September
27th to 30th September 2018

The Creative Craft Show, ICHF Events

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

2018 Dartmouth Food Festival

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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