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.

Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival
18th September
18th - 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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Manor Pavilion Theatre
18th September
Shows throughout the year

Manor Pavilion Theatre

Situated in the heart of Sidmouth, this very popular theatre covers all aspects of entertainment.

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Cruise our beautiful coastline with Stuart Line Cruises
18th September
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
18th September
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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Abbfest Festival
20th September
20th – 22nd September 2019 | 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 Classic Car Show
21st September
Saturday 21st September 2019 - Sidmouth Cricket Ground

Sidmouth Classic Car Show

Spend the day looking at stunning cars in a stunning setting as the Classic Car Show returns to Sidmouth. 

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Sidmouth & East Devon Walking Festival
21st September
21st - 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 - 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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Westpoint Arena, Exeter
26th September
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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Sidmouth Science Festival
04th October
4th - 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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Mastering Pasta
04th October
4th October, 1st November & 6th December 2019

Mastering Pasta

The Victoria Hotel's 'Mastering Pasta' culinary demonstration.

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Powderham Castle Food Festival
05th October
5th - 6th October 2019

Powderham Castle Food Festival

Stalls selling artisan food, drink and hot treats in the stunning castle grounds. 

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Dartmouth Food Festival
18th October
18th - 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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Halloween Fun at Devon's Crealy
19th October
19th - 27th October 2019

Halloween Fun at Devon's Crealy

This October half term visit Devon's Crealy Great Adventure Park for some spooky adventures and fantastic fireworks!

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Great Book Sales
26th October
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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Tar Barrels, Ottery St Mary
05th November
Tuesday 5th November 2019

Tar Barrels, Ottery St Mary

An extraordinary historic festival that sees flaming tar barrels being carried through the streets of this pretty village, and ranging in size, from small ones for the boys, to “gert big unz” for the men!

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Sidmouth Christmas lights 'Switch On'
16th November
Saturday 16th November 2019

Sidmouth Christmas lights 'Switch On'

Switching on of the Christmas lights.

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On Cathedral Green, Exeter's Christmas Market
16th November
16th November - 19th December 2019

On Cathedral Green, Exeter's Christmas Market

On the Cathedral Green in Exeter, choose from an array of handmade crafts, unique gifts and decorations to kick start the festive season.

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