DARTMOUTH & DEVON EVENTS

DARTMOUTH DIARY

DEVON MARKETS
MONTHLY FARMER’S MARKET
Fresh local produce, straight from the farm
Bideford First Wednesday 
Buckfastleigh Every Thursday 
Cullompton Second Saturday 
Crediton First Saturday 
Dartmouth Second Saturday

Exeter Every Thursday
Kingsbridge First Saturday 
Okehampton Third Saturday 
Ottery St Mary 1st Friday
Plymouth Second Saturday 

Totnes Good food Sunday Every Third Sunday of the Month
Market Square, Totnes

Local Markets

22nd June Bovey Tracey then every other weekend until December.01626 835998 

ALL YEAR ROUND MARKETS
Bideford
Tuesday – Pannier and Cattle Markets
Wednesday – Seasonal Open Air Market
Saturday – Pannier Market

Dartmouth – Friday – Market Square

Great Torrington
Tuesday – General Market
Thursday – Pannier Market
Friday – Craft Market
Saturday – Collectors and Flea Market

Holsworthy
Wednesday – Open Air and Cattle Market

APRIL – DECEMBER
KINGSBRIDGE CRAFT MARKET
(Tuesday and Friday each week)

EVENTS DIARY

AONB Event 14 Feb to 11 March

From January 1st the Tearoom will be open every weekend from 11.00am – 3.00pm and the Garden open daily except Fridays from 11.00am – 4.00pm.  The Tearoom will also be open every day from 12…

AONB – Cook, Toss, Knead & Bake 22 Feb

David Jones (Manna from Devon Cookery School) – Pancake Day is just around the corner, come & have fun learning to make

Theatre Organ Concert, March

Keyberry Park Methodist Church, (near Pen Inn) Newton Abbot, TQ12 1BX. We present an enjoyable two hour concert of light and popular music on the four manual Allen Digital Theatre Organ. Artist: Mark Ireland, time:2:30pm. Contact Mark 01761 439934

Seasonal Stitches – Embroidery Exhibition March

Dartmouth Comedy Festival   March

The Flavel

Dartmouth Farmers’ Market March

Community Music Workshop March

If you play an instrument, fancy a bit of song writing or just like to sing in the shower – why not join us to help celebrate the AONB`s 51stanniversary!  Come and join us for an opportunity…

Britannia Choral Society concert March 7.30pm, St Saviour’s Church

Inn Theatre Company “Dominion” March

Dartmouth Gig Club Regatta  April

Dartmouth Farmers` Market   April

DEVON EVENTS FOR MAY

Annual Events

Carnival at Great Torrington. 

Discover Ilfracombe`s Secret History   
Blackawton Worm Charming Festival and Village Day 
Modbury Fair Week 
Bluebell Spectacular Parkham to Bucks Mill  walk  
Great Torrington May Fair celebrated in the town  
Great Torrington Carnival celebrated all day in the town  
Modbury Harriers Point to Point, Flete Estate 
French Market, Erme Court Car Park Ivybridge 
Cornwood Spring Show, Cadleigh nr Ivybridge  
Dart Music Festival 
Ivybridge Horse Show and Family Dog Show 
Coleton Fishacre, Garden open 
Devon County Show, Westpoint, Exeter 
Lord Mayor`s Day Celebrations and Parade, Plymouth 
Saltram House Park Fair and Dog Show 
Mayor`s Sunday Parade, Dartmouth 
Torquy Maritime Festival 
Craft Fairs at Endecott House  
Potwalloping Festival Westward Ho! 
Brixham Heritage Festival 
Prawle Fair

Blackawton Village Day and Beer Festival  May

Blackawton International Worm Charming May

Dartmouth Music Festival   May

Dartmouth Farmers` Market May

Canoe Races, Tuckenhay May

Devon County Show (Exeter) May

Continental Market  * May

Dartmouth Gallery Week May“Eat the Devon Way”  Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre, Lifton, Devon, May

Eat The Devon Way is a brand new food “destination”, being organised by passionate Food Producers from Devon, Yarty Valley, Hi-T`s Fudge & Langage Farm, along with Children’s Hospice South West and featured venues Lewtrenchard Manor, Arundell Arms and Harris Arms. The event will support the Children’s Hospice South West Precious Lives Appeal, and profits will go towards their fundraising to provide a third Children’s Hospice for the families from West Devon, the Plymouth area and Cornwall

Dartmouth Steam Railway & Riverboat – Summer Jazz Cruises –  June – August

DEVON EVENTS FOR JUNE

Annual Events

Carnival at Holesworthy. 
Carnival at Westward Ho!  
Dartmouth Carnival, Dartmouth.

North Devon Festival. 
Salcombe Regis Country Fayre. 
Cornish Pilot Gig Regatta, Salcombe. 
Salcombe Festival. 
Lynton Music Festival 
Dartmouth Carnival, Dartmouth.

Saltram house, Annual Plant Fair. 
Vintage Bus rally, at The Tramway, Seaton 
Gala Day, at The Tramway, Seaton. 
South West Motor Show, Newton Abbot Racecourse,  
Axminster Carpets 250 years celebration 
Trawler Race, Brixham. 
South Brent Carnival Week. 
Hot penny day, East Devon. 
Westcountry Garden Festival, Westpoint, Exeter 
Bigbury Fun Run. 
Ermington Fair in the Square. 
Axe Vale Festival of Gardening & Crafts

Dartmouth Farmers’ Market June

Dartmouth Art & Craft Weekend June

Classic Sailing Regatta  25th June – 2nd July

DEVON EVENTS FOR JULY

Annual Events

The Dunsford Show  01647 252441

Regattas at Plymouth. Exmouth, Teignmouth. 
Torbay carnival week  01803 557288  
Exeter Air Day. Teignmouth Regatta. 
Honiton Glove Fair at the end if July. 

Midsummer Respect Festival, Exeter 
Filham Fun Day, Filham Park, Ivybridge 
Kingsbridge Bandstand Concert 
National Trust, South Hams  Grand Summer Fair, 
Sidmouth Secluded Gardens Week 
Sidmouth Society of artists Annual Exhibition 
Flower Festival, Methodist Church, Budleigh Salterton 
Literary Festival, Dartington. 
Ugborough Village Day Fair 
1940`s Weekend with military Displays,
South Devon Railway.

Kingsbridge Bandstand Concert  
Merlin Rocket Week, Salcombe. 
World Powerboat Championships
British Grand Prix, Plymouth. 
Summer Flower Show, Budleigh Salterton 
Kingsbridge Fair week 
Saltram Jazz Picnic held in Saltram
Gardens With Plymouth Jazz Club. 
Mid Devon Show, Tiverton. 
International Summer School &
Festival of Music, Dartington. 
Lyme Regis Lifeboat Week.

Branscombe Air Day 
Torbay Carnival Week. 
Yealmpton Show  
Exmouth Summer Fun Time 
Totnes & District Agricultural Show  
International Folk Festival, Sidmouth 
Malborough Fayre.

Teignmouth Summer Carnival. 01626 777229.

Wiscombe Hill Climb  
Port of Plymouth Regatta 
River Yealm Regatta Rowing Finals 
Braunton Wheels Extravaganza Braunton 
Tavistock Food Festival  01822 613016

The Sheldon Open Air Theatre, Dunsford,  01647 252752

Dartmouth Farmers’ Market  July

Dartmouth Sea Shanty Festival – July

July – with Hanging Johnny, Mariners Away and Exmouth Shanty men. A weekend of song, merriment and fun amongst the waves! 

Maori students Royal Avenue Gardens July

Slapton Ley Field Centre Events – August

DRAGONFLIES – July Led by Dave Smallshire 

FAMILY NATURALISTS July Led by Fiona Woolmer 

SUMMER PAINTING – July Led by Hilary Jean Gibson 

AQUATIC PLANTS – …

Kingswear Regatta   July

DEVON EVENTS FOR AUGUST

Annual Events

Regattas at Beer, Dartmouth, Salcombe and Dawlish.  
Ilfracombe Coombe Martin and Braunton Fairs 
The North Devon Show at Instow.  
The Devon Sheep Fair.  
Torbay fortnight.  
Sheep Fair South Molton last week in August. 

Teignmouth Regatta. 
Newton Abbot National Hunt racing at the Racecourse  
North Devon Show Great Torrington  01805 626 140 
Torbay Steam Fair, Market Field, Churston, Brixham. 
Creation festival Woolacoombe  
Shaldon Water Festival.  
Teignmouth National and World Fireball sailing  
Newton Abbot Car boot sale, The Racecourse 
Paignton Regatta. 
Newton Abbot National Hunt racing at the Racecourse  
Totnes South Devon Railway August Fair

Totnes Carnival.  
Torbay Childrens’ Weeks, Paignton.  
Dawlish Carnival Week and Dawlish Carnival Air show  
Brixham Regatta.  
Newton Abbot National Hunt racing at the Racecourse  
Torbay Royal Regatta, Torquay.  
Newton Abbot National Hunt racing at the Racecourse  
Shaldon Regatta Week, swimming, rowing and beach 
Dartmouth Royal Regatta.  
Ilfracombe Carnival Ilfracombe  
Craft Fairs at Endecott House Chagford . 
Newton Abbot Antique Fair, The Racecourse 
Totnes South Devon Railway “Branchline weekend” 
Newton Abbot Car boot sale, The Racecourse 
Brixham Fish Market Open Day.  
Lustleigh Lustleigh Show – excellent one day show 
Cheese & Onion Fayre, Newton Abbot. 
Newton Abbot National Hunt racing at the Racecourse

Crab Week – August

A week of crabby fun for everyone. All over South Devon there will be events, tastings, demonstrations, crabbing competitions and beach events to enjoy. …

Shakespeare Week Aug

Dartmouth Steam Railway – Steam Fair – August

Catch our steam train to the 26th annual show at Churston. For full detail please visit www.dartmouthrailriver.co.uk or call 01803 834488…

Street Village Day Aug

Dittisham Regatta August

Dartmouth Farmers’ Market  August

Regatta Tennis Tournament  Aug

Dartmouth Royal Regatta   Aug

The RAF Red Arrows Display Team have confirmed that they will be displaying again this year at the Port of Dartmouth Royal Regatta 

The Black Knights Army Display Parachute Team have confirmed that they will be displaying at the Port of Dartmouth Royal Regatta on , dropping into the River Dart at approximately 1300.

A new event at this year`s Port of Dartmouth Royal Regatta will be a `Pensioners Crab Fishing Competition`.
The Pensioners have watched in excess of 200 children annually crab at Regattas over many years, and now feel it is time the `old uns` showed them how it is really done.
There will be a clock presented to the pensioner who makes the biggest catch, it will be known as the C.O. Jones Memorial Clock. This potentially `major` competition, sign in at 1000. entries taken on the day. Males 65+ Females 60+ bus pass or other proof of age may be required.

The Regatta heralds the first Regatta Octathlon.
This event will bring together 8 of the Regatta`s biggest sporting events: Open Whaler, Championship of the Dart, Pair Oared Race, Road Race, Freestyle Swimming, Darts, Trolley Race and Tug`O`War.
Octathletes will compete across these, plus a final all new Embankment Dash to determine the Men`s, Ladies and Junior Octathlete
It will be a gruelling challenge for all dedicated Regatta sports addicts.

Dartmouth Air Show   Aug

Red Arrows over the river Aug

DEVON EVENTS FOR SEPTEMBER

Annual Events

Regattas Bideford Barnstaple. 
Torbay Sea Angling Festival. 
Barnstaple Carnival  01271 375 000

Widecombe Fair  01364 621430

Dartmouth Farmers’ Market  September

Agatha Christie week Sept

The world-famous annual Agatha Christie Festival will once again take place on the stunning English Riviera, South Devon, September 2014.  The full, exciting festival programme wil…

South Devon Walking Festival Sept

South Devon Walking Festival September Thank you to all who joined us for the 2010 festival, despite some patches of damp weather we had a great time and another great …

Fishing Festival Oct

Dartmouth Food Festival  Oct

The Dartmouth Food Festival first took place in 2002 in Dartmouth`s Market Square. There were only a handful of stalls but a huge amount of enthusiasm from local restaurants, hotels and producers….

Dartmouth Farmers’ Market  Oct

Dartmouth Gallery Week October

DEVON EVENTS FOR NOVEMBER

Annual Events

Kingsbridge Extravaganza. 
South Brent Winter Carnival

Ivybridge Farmers Market.  01803 861202.
Okehampton Farmers Market.  01409 221 991
Ashburton Winter Carnival. 01364 653426
South Brent Floodlit Carnival. Contact 01364 73292.
Tavistock Farmers Market. Pannier 01822 820360. Widecombe-In-The-Moor Village Market. 01364 621 218
Theatre Royal, Plymouth.  01752 267222

Dart Drama Festival Nov

Dartmouth Farmers’ Market   November

Masquerade Ball & Fantasy Faerie – Visionary Festival – Nov

LAUGHING MAGPIE PRODUCTIONS presents:  A MASQUERADE BALL and FANTASY AND FAERIE VISIONARY ARTS EVENT Held at the Flavel

Christmas  Lights switch on ** Nov

DEVON EVENTS FOR DECEMBER

Annual Events

Tavistock Farmers Market. Pannier 01822 820360 
Tavistock Town Hall. Contact 01822 617232. 
Ivybridge Farmers Market. 01803 861202

Dartmouth Farmers’ Market  December

Fatstock Show  December

Candlelit Dartmouth, and late night shopping Dec

Dartmouth Players Panto  * December

New Year Street Fancy Dress party December

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What’s On in Dartmouth & South Devon

The Flavel Centre is the venue in Dartmouth for a fantastic range of events the include, plays, recitals, films, music, comedy, art, etc and has facilities that include a library, cafe and bar.  Unfortunately we do not have enough room to list all of their events so please pop in and ask for a copy of their free monthly programme. 

http://www.theflavel.org.uk/

Ship Visits

A wide range of ships visit the Dartmouth Harbour each year ranging from luxury, cruise, naval, tall masted sailing yachts, etc.

http://www.dartharbour.org/visiting-ships/

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