Diary Of Fabulous Events Around Devon This Year

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What's On Around Devon This Year

There are so many fabulous events going on in Devon that they are too numerous to mention all of them, but we’ve picked out the ones that are the closest to the Park and the ones we think are too good to miss.

For weather information – North Wyke

April

Ruby Market
The Ruby Country Market is not an Antique & Collectors Fair, not an Art & Craft Fair or a Food Festival but a Traditional Market combining all of these events rolled into one with Local Music and Attractions to entertain you whilst you browse and shop from a vast range of local businesses, talent and charities.

Hatherleigh

15th April

Exeter Food Festival
The ultimate foodie event.

Exeter Castle and Northenhay
Gardens

29th Apr – 1st May

May Fair in Simmons Park

Okehampton

30th April

May

Exeter Food Festival
The ultimate foodie event.

Exeter Castle and Northenhay
Gardens

29th Apr – 1st May

Devon County Show
There’s only one place in Devon where on just three days of the year the county is revealed in all its glory! We’re looking forward to treating our visitors to the best of food, farming and entertainment all in one day.

Westpoint Exeter

18th Apr – 20th May

Launceston Steam Rally
Launceston Steam & Vintage Rally is held every year over the bank holiday weekend at the end of May. It is a fun day out with numerous attractions for the whole family that raises money for local charities and organisations. The Steam Rally started in 1982 at Launceston Rugby Club which we outgrew and moved to Five Lanes in 2009. As well as the rally itself we hold other fundraising events during the year to help boost our funds,details can be found here on our website or on our Facebook page.

Fivelanes Near Altarnun,
PL15 7RR

18th Apr – 20th May

Roadford Lake Open Day 10-4

The Open Day, which will run from 10.00am – 4.00pm, will include a variety of local stall holders and activities for the whole family to enjoy. Have a go at a range of activities including, kayaking, canoeing, paddleboarding, water zorbing, high ropes, archery, bushcraft and fishing taster sessions. Face painting will also be available as well as giant games, a bouncy castle, arts and crafts and much more!

Advanced booking available on
01566 771930

28th May

June

Charles Causley Festival
The Charles Causley Centenary Festival’s programme for June 2017 is taking shape! In addition to the headline attraction event to open the main Festival weekend of 1st-5th June (The Fisherman’s Friends), here are some of the events we currently expect to feature this year:

Launceston

1st – 5th June

Royal Cornwall Show
It’s the county’s biggest annual event and is brim-full of exhibits and activities which offer so much in the way of entertainment, competition, information, shopping and all that’s best in food and farming.

Wadebridge

8th – 10th June

Crediton Food Festival
It’s the county’s biggest annual event and is brim-full of exhibits and activities which offer so much in the way of entertainment, competition, information, shopping and all that’s best in food and farming.

Crediton

17th – 18th June

Okehampton Food & Music Festival
The Okehampton Festival of Food & Music 2017. This years festival builds upon those that have gone before it, bringing a bigger lineup of local food & drink producers, street food vendors, musicians and food-centric crafters to the town. Enjoy a Ceilidh, buffet and fully stocked bar to bring the event to a close. See you at this years Okehampton Festival!.

Okehampton

24th June

July

Liskeard Show
The Liskeard Show is one of the biggest in the South West, and has always had a wide selection of high quality entries in the large animal classes, and you can see smaller animals, companion dog show, donkeys, poultry, fruit and vegetables, and flowers, as well: or better still, come and compete!

Liskeard

8th July

Stithians Show
Established in 1834, Stithians Show is the largest one day show in Cornwall and one of the largest in the country. The show boasts a wide range of competitive sections, tremendous displays of heritage skills & country pursuits, an action packed main ring and trade stands & local produce galore!

Stithians

17th July

Mid Devon Show
There are also plenty of opportunities to shop, with over 200 trade stands and craft areas selling all sorts of exciting, unusual and beautiful gifts. And when you need a rest, sit under the trees admire the scenery, and eat and drink local produce!

Tiverton

22nd July

Ruby Market
There are also plenty of opportunities to shop, with over 200 trade stands and craft areas selling all sorts of exciting, unusual and beautiful gifts. And when you need a rest, sit under the trees admire the scenery, and eat and drink local produce!

Hatherleigh

22nd July

Yealmpton Show
From a Countryside Marquee, to Food Hall, and from Cakes and Handicraft to Diggers and Tractors, there is plenty at Yealmpton Show for everyone, young and old to enjoy.

Yealmpton

26th July

Launceston Show

Totnes Show

Woolsery Show
The show has been held annually since 1892, changing from a half day to a whole day about forty years ago, having grown to the major event it is now. The show’s present home is Clovelly Court, which gives it space to accommodate the six horse and numerous livestock rings.

Kennards House, Launceston

Totnes

Clovelley Court

27th July

30th July

31st July

August

North Devon Show
A Traditional One Day Agricultural Show with Entertainment for all the Family.

Umberleigh, North Devon

2nd August

Honiton Show
The Honiton & District Agricultural Association – “Where Farming Comes First” The show is annually held on the first Thursday in August and has grown to be one of the largest one day agricultural shows in the country.

Honiton

3rd August

Okehampton Agricultural Show
Our very own one day agricultural show which is well worth a visit.

Okehampton

10th August

Dartmoor Folk Festival
We’ll have another packed programme of concerts, ceilidhs, workshops, song and music sessions, a children’s festival, craft displays, folk service, a Dartmoor ramble and much more.

South Zeal

11th – 13th August

Battle of the Bands

Okehampton

5th August

Chagford Show
A lovely little one day show.

Chagford

17th August

Holsworthy Show

Holsworthy

24th August

September

Devon Open Studios

Various locations around Devon

9th – 24th September

Widecombe Fair
Old Tom Cobley and all!

Widecombe in the Moor

12th September

Tavistcok Heritage Festival

Tavistock

15th – 17th September

October

Two Moors Festival
The Two Moors Festival, renowned as one of the leading classical music festivals in the UK. Through world-class performances and learning and participation programmes, we bring remarkable live music experiences to irresistible locations across the South West.

Various locations around Dartmoor & Exmoor

13th – 21st October

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