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.

Exeter's Red Coat Guided Tours
19th January
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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Cruise our beautiful coastline with Stuart Line Cruises
21st January
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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Westpoint Arena, Exeter
24th January
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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Craft 4 Crafters Show
13th February
13th - 15th February 2020

Craft 4 Crafters Show

Held at Westpoint Arena, Exeter, you will find all your crafting needs under one roof.

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Exeter Festival of South West Food and Drink
08th May
8th to 10th May 2020

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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Donkey Week
12th May
12th - 19th May 2020

Donkey Week

This week's holiday is held every year at The Donkey Sanctuary.

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Sidmouth Sea Fest
16th May
A celebration of everything from, on and in the sea

Sidmouth Sea Fest

A yearly event with family entertainment.

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Devon County Show
21st May
21st - 23rd May 2020

Devon County Show

Held at Westpoint Arena in Exeter, enjoy a giant celebration of Devon country and agriculture life. The show is full of country competitions, local food and drink, traditional entertainment and masses of crafts.

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Sidmouth Literary Festival 2020
12th June
12th - 14th June 2020, Sidmouth

Sidmouth Literary Festival 2020

Sidmouth Literary Festival returns once again in 2020.

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Budleigh Music Festival
10th July
10th - 18th July 2020

Budleigh Music Festival

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

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Sidmouth Folk Festival Week
31st July
31st July - 7th August 2020

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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Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival
16th September
16th - 20th September 2020

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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Abbfest Festival
18th September
18th – 20th September 2020 | 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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Powderham Castle Food Festival
03rd October
3rd - 4th October 2020

Powderham Castle Food Festival

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

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Sidmouth Science Festival
09th October
9th - 18th October 2020

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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