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.

Cruise our beautiful coastline with Stuart Line Cruises
19th May
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
19th May
Tours throughout the year

Exeter's Red Coat Guided Tours

Red Coat Guided Tours operate throughout the year and provide free walking tours, letting you discover the history, culture and beauty of the city. 

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Sidmouth Donkey Sanctuary
22nd May
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. 

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River Cottage Spring Food Fair
25th May
25th and 26th May 2019 | 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
26th May
Sundays at 8 pm, Connaught Gardens

Sidmouth Town Band Concerts

Maintaining our local area’s tradition for authentic band music since 1862.

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Manor Pavilion Theatre
31st May
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.

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Ottery St Mary Food and Families Festival
01st June
Saturday 1st June 2019

Ottery St Mary Food and Families Festival

A delicious food festival in the glorious Devon countryside.

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Westpoint Arena, Exeter
01st June
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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Something Saucy
07th June
Friday 7th June 2019

Something Saucy

The Victoria Hotel's 'Something Saucy' culinary demonstration.

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Great Book Sales
15th 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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Glas-denbury Music Festival
05th July
5th and 6th July 2019

Glas-denbury Music Festival

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

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Summer Salads for the BBQ
05th July
5th July | 2nd August | 6th September 2019

Summer Salads for the BBQ

The Victoria Hotel's ever popular demonstration luncheon.

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Budleigh Music Festival
12th July
12th to 20th July 2019

Budleigh Music Festival

The Budleigh Music Festival has a full programme of performers for their free lunchtime concerts and evening presentations.

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Sidmouth Lions Great Duck Derby
21st July
Sunday 21st July 2019

Sidmouth Lions Great Duck Derby

Sidmouth Lions Club’s Great Duck Derby takes place in The Byes National Trust park area in Sidmouth. 

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Sidmouth Folk Festival Week
02nd August
2nd to 9th August 2019

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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Sidmouth Regatta
24th August
24th and 25th August 2019

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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Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival
18th September
18th to 22nd September 2019

Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival

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

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Sidmouth & East Devon Walking Festival
21st September
21st to 27th September 2019

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
26th September
26th to 29th September 2019

The Creative Craft Show

Coming to Westpoint, Exeter with more than 180 exhibitors offering the latest products, ideas and innovations.

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Sidmouth Science Festival
04th October
4th to 13th October 2019

Sidmouth Science Festival

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

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Dartmouth Food Festival
18th October
18th to 20th October 2019

Dartmouth Food Festival

The Dartmouth Food Festival is back for 2019 with a tempting mix of delicious regional food and drink.

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