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 the area.

Sidmouth Town Band
20th August
Sundays at 8 pm, Connaught Gardens

Sidmouth Town Band

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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Manor Pavilion Theatre
20th August
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
20th August
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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Stuart Line Cruises
21st August
Sailing throughout the year

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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Sidmouth Model Railway Exhibition
22nd August
22nd to 24th August 2017

Sidmouth Model Railway Exhibition

Sidmouth Museum is marking the 50th Anniversary of the closure of Sidmouth Station with a 3 day exhibition.

 

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The Red Arrows and The BBMF
25th August
Friday 25th August 2017

The Red Arrows and The BBMF

The August Bank Holiday weekend will start for the first time ever with a display by the RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, followed by the RAF Red Arrows.

 

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Sidmouth Lions Club - Great Book Sale
26th August
Saturday 26th August 2017

Sidmouth Lions Club - Great Book Sale

Sidmouth Lions Club’s Great Book Sale takes place at St Teresa's Church Hall, in Sidmouth. 

 

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The Sidmouth Regatta
26th August
26th and 27th August 2017

The 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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Westpoint Exeter
03rd September
Events throughout the year

Westpoint 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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Your Five a Day Veg Out
08th September
8th September 2017

Your Five a Day Veg Out

The Victoria Hotel's Culinary demonstration.

 

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Exeter Chiefs Rugby Club
09th September
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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Visit the donkeys
13th September
Wednesday 13th September 2017

Visit the donkeys

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 Salterton Literary Festival
13th September
13th to 17th September 2017

Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival

The 9th Budleigh Literary Festival takes place beside the sea with five days of events celebrating books and writing, including headline speakers Dame Hilary MantelJeremy VineAlan Johnson, BBC’s Bridget KendallRev Richard Coles and Nobel Prize Winner, Dr Shirin Ebadi.

 

Ottermouth image by Devon artist Evelyn Bartlett

 

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The Stitching, Sewing and Hobbycrafts Show
21st September
21st to 24th September 2017

The Stitching, Sewing and Hobbycrafts Show

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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Sidmouth & East Devon Walking Festival
23rd September
23rd to 29th September 2017

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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Dartmouth Food Festival
20th October
20th to 22nd October 2017

Dartmouth Food Festival

The Dartmouth Food Festival is back for 2017 with a tempting mix of delicious regional food and drink.

 

Photo Credit: Dartmouth Food Festival Facebook

 

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Halloween Fun at Devon's Crealy
21st October
21st to 29th October 2017

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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Ottery St Mary Tar Barrels
05th November
5th November 2017

Ottery St Mary Tar Barrels

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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