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
23rd June
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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Exeter's Red Coat Guided Tours
23rd June
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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Sidmouth Town Band Concerts
24th June
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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Cruise our beautiful coastline with Stuart Line Cruises
24th June
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 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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A Lot'o Risotto
06th July
6th July, 3rd August and 7th September

A Lot'o Risotto

The Victoria Hotel's ever popular demonstration luncheon.

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Sidmouth Donkey Sanctuary
11th July
Events throughout the year

Sidmouth Donkey Sanctuary

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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Budleigh Music Festival
13th 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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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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Westpoint Arena, Exeter
21st July
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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2018 Sidmouth Folk Festival Week
03rd August
3rd – 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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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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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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2018 Sidmouth & East Devon Walking Festival
22nd September
22nd – 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 – 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 – 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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