Today to Thu 21 Jun, by distance, closest first.    

More details - Open Garden Breach
Set in over three acres this majestic woodland garden has partially under planted rhododendrons, camellia and hydrangeas.
Shute Road, Kilmington, Axminster
Sun 3 Jun

More details - River Cottage Food Fair 2018
The Food Fair is a real family occasion and ALL under 16s can come for free. It is packed full of activities and family fun - from chef demos, artisan food stalls, kids’ workshops, talks and live music, to garden and foraging tours.
River Cottage HQ Park Farm Trinity Hill Road
Sat 26 May and Sun 27 May

More details - AVDCS family explorer day at Colyton Community Woodland
An afternoon of outdoor fun Join the Axe Vale and District Conservation Society along with the Countryside team’s Education Ranger for an afternoon of outdoor fun! Explore the site, find out about the wildlife that lives there and get creative with natural crafts! Children must be accompanied.
Colyford Community Woodland , Hillhead, Colyton
Wed 30 May

More details - Goren Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Wander through 50 acres of natural species rich wild flower meadows. Dozens of varieties of wild flowers and grasses. Orchids early June, butterflies July. Stunning views of Blackdown Hills. Georgian house and walled gardens, guided walks 10.30 and 2.30 on open weekends.
Goren Farm, Honiton
Sat 2 Jun, Sun 3 Jun, Sat 9 Jun, Sun 10 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Sun 17 Jun

More details - Little Cliff - Open Garden for NGS
S-facing seaward, Little Cliff looks out over spectacular views of Lyme Bay. Spacious garden sloping down hillside through series of garden rooms where visual treats unfold. Vibrant herbaceous borders incl hot garden and bog garden intermingled with mature specimen trees, shrubs and wall climbers.
Little Cliff, Lyme Regis
Thu 7 Jun, Sun 10 Jun

More details - Springfield House - Open Garden for NGS
1 acre garden of mainly fairly new planting. Numerous beds, majority of plants from cuttings and seed keeping cost to minimum, full of colour spring to autumn. Vegetable garden, fruit cage and orchard with ducks and chicken. New large formal pond.
Springfield House, Colyford
Sat 2 Jun, Sat 30 Jun, Sun 29 Jul

More details - Stockland Fair
The ancient village of Stockland is the setting for this glorious one-day traditional family oriented English fair originally granted by King Henry III to the Manor of Stockland in 1252.
Stockland Fair, Stockland Victory Hall, Stockland, HONITON, Devon, Devon
Mon 28 May

More details - Dorset Street Food Festival
STREET FOOD WAREHOUSE COMES TO DORSET! Register your FREE ticket here: Dorset Street Food Festival is coming to Lyme Regis for a glorious bank holiday weekend of fantastic fresh food and delicious drinks!
Marine Parade, Lyme Regis
Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May

More details - Mary Anning Day
Emerald Ant in the museum playing Anning and the scientists characters (all day) Jurassic CSI (12 to 4 pm) - an activity based around a criminal investigation in the Learning Centre. Our visitors will be able to look at fossil remains, and help work out who the killer, the predator was!
Bridge Street, Lyme Regis Dorset
Sat 26 May

More details - What's that bird?
Whatever your experience come along and improve your bird identification skills An informal drop-in session to improve your bird identification skills. Whatever your level of knowledge come along and enjoy an afternoons birdwatching with the help of a knowledgeable and experienced volunteer guide.
Island Hide at Seaton Wetlands, Colyford Road, Seaton

More details - Seaton Wetlands Plant and Cake Sale
Pick up plant bargains and enjoy tea and cake Pick-up a variety of plant bargains, nurtured by our fantastic volunteers. While you choose your shrubs enjoy tea and cake from the Discovery Hut. The plant and cake sale takes place in the centre of the beautiful Seaton Wetlands. No dogs.
Seaton Wetlands, Colyford to Seaton Road, Seaton
Fri 25 May

More details - Bird watching for children
A bird watching event especially for children Borrow our binoculars and discover the birds along the Axe estuary with an experienced volunteer guide. Try and spot all the birds on your bird spotter sheet and take a look through a telescope for an amazing view of the birds.
Island Hide at Seaton Wetlands, Colyford Road, Seaton
Thu 31 May

More details - Pizza Making Workshop
Join us for a pizza making workshop at Forde Abbey, where you’ll be rolling up your sleeves and having a go yourself. Pizzas will be cooked in our wood-fired oven so bring willing hands and an appetite! £10 per person (Children must be over 5 and accompanied by an adult).
Forde Abbey, Chard, Dorset
Tue 29 May, Thu 31 May

More details - Fun Fishing Trail
Discover magnificent marine facts and gruesome truths! Complete the clue sheet to win a prize! Clue sheet £1 Trail on from Saturday 26th May to Sunday 3rd June
Seaton Jurassic
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Sharks live!
SharkStuff live! This workshop will start with a presentation about sharks, both local and worldwide, follwed by a live dissection! Have a look at the SharkStuff displays and talk to their experts. If you and your family are fascinated by sharks this is an event not to be missed!
Seaton Jurassic
Sat 26 May

More details - What Floats Your Boat?
Make a paper boat, and a raft or driftwood boat. Test your boat to see if it floats! Boat launches on the hour 11am – 4pm £3 per child
Seaton Jurassic
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Half Term Face Painting
Join us for some marvellous marine face painting! £4 per person (adults welcome too!)
Seaton Jurassic
Mon 28 May, Wed 30 May, Fri 1 Jun

More details - Terrifying Triassic Sea Monsters
Create monster stencils and print with the soils creatures would have roamed during the Triassic period to make a unique piece of Triassic art with Ruth Worsley, from the Legacy to Landscape Shute Estate project at Seaton Jurassic. Free workshop
Seaton Jurassic
Tue 29 May

More details - Wild Day- Rockpool Ramble
Discover what creatures you can find in Seaton rock pools! £3 per child. Booking required. Call 01297 300 390. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times. Rockpool Rambles involve walking over rocks and pebbles and may not be suitable for very young children.
Seaton Jurassic
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Wild Day- Strandline Treasures and Beach Forage
Discover how creatures cope with tidal change. £4 per child. Booking required. Call 01297 300 390 to book.
Seaton Jurassic
Sat 2 Jun

More details - South Wood Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Designed by the renowned Arne Maynard around C17 thatched farmhouse, this country garden in the Blackdown Hills exemplifies how contemporary design can be integrated into a traditional setting.
South Wood Farm, Honiton
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - Rockpool Ramble
Learn about the amazing secret life of our rocky shore creatures. Discover which creature drills holes into mussels to suck up their juices, what seaweed tastes of garlic and pepper and which crabs is the most ferocious….. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times.
Seaton Hole Nearest address- 314 Old Beer Rd, Seaton
Thu 31 May

More details - Evening of Mediumship with Psychic Medium Nikki Kitt - Chard
Evening of Mediumship with Psychic Medium Nikki Kitt Psychic Medium Nikki Kitt is a Spiritualist Medium who is currently touring the UK with Psychic / Mediumship Evenings.
The Guildhall Fore Street Chard
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Living Spit: One Man & His Cow - A Play, A Pie and A Pint!
A man. A cow. A shed load of trouble. Trevor loves Judy. Judy loves Trevor. They’re best mates. Trouble is, Trevor’s family don’t approve. They think that Trevor should leave his prize cow alone and get on with looking after his farm.
Drimpton Village Hall Chard Road Drimpton Beaminster
Thu 7 Jun

More details - Nostalgic Cinema - Blue Hawaii (PG)
n partnership with Honiton Dementia Action Alliance. TRIP community transport can provide a lift to and from the film within Honiton. Please book a place with them on 01404 46529. Transport has kindly been sponsored by Co-Op Funeral care. 1961 Comedy. After being discharged from the U.S.
The Beehive, Dowell St, Honiton
Fri 25 May

More details - Strawberries in January
By Evelyne de la Chenelière, in a version by Rona Munro. Performed by Cygnet Company. Director Alistair Ganley. A cinematic rom-com live on stage!
The Beehive, Dowell St, Honiton
Fri 25 May

More details - Black Panther (12A)
Director: Ryan Coogler Writers: Ryan Coogler, Joe Robert Cole Stars: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o After the death of his father, T’Challa returns home to the African nation of Wakanda to take his rightful place as king.
The Beehive, Dowell St, Honiton
Sat 26 May

More details - The Annika Skoogh Quartet
The Annika Skoogh Quartet are an exciting project led by multilingual Swedish singer Annika Skoogh. Annika has made a name for herself on the jazz scene as a vibrant and soulful singer with a natural talent.
The Beehive, Dowell St, Honiton
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Finding your Feet (12A)
Director: Richard Loncraine Writers: Meg Leonard, Nick Moorcroft Stars: Timothy Spall, Imelda Staunton, Joanna Lumley, Celia Imrie When "Lady" Sandra Abbott discovers that her husband of 40 years is having an affair with her best friend, she seeks refuge in London with her estranged, older sister Bif.
The Beehive, Dowell St, Honiton
Sat 2 Jun

More details - The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society   (12A)
Director: Mike Newell Writers: Kevin Hood (screenplay), Thomas Bezucha (screenplay) Stars: Lily James, Matthew Goode, Michiel Huisman Based on the bestselling novel, Lily James plays free-spirited writer Juliet Ashton, who forms a life-changing bond with the eccentric Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie
The Beehive, Dowell St, Honiton
Fri 8 Jun

More details - That Good Night (12A)
Director: Eric Styles Writers: N.J. Crisp (based on the play), Charles Savage (screenplay) Stars: John Hurt, Sofia Helin, Max Brown Starring John Hurt in his final leading role. Ralph, a once-famous screenwriter, is in his seventies and terminally ill.
The Beehive, Dowell St, Honiton
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Royal Ballet Live: Swan Lake
The Royal Ballet presents a new production of Tchaikovsky’s magnificent classical ballet, with additional choreography by Liam Scarlett and designs by John Macfarlane. Swan Lake has had a special role in the repertory of The Royal Ballet since 1934.
The Beehive, Dowell St, Honiton
Tue 12 Jun

More details - The Beehive Acoustic cafe
Hosted by Terry Stacey. Everyone is welcome to come along and perform or listen at The Beehive bar. Free of charge.
The Beehive, Dowell St, Honiton
Wed 13 Jun

More details - 6 Hands, John Williams, John Etheridge & Gary Ryan
After many years of playing together John Williams and John Etheridge are joined by classical guitarist and composer Gary Ryan in a wonderful, varied programme of solos, duos and trios. All pieces will be introduced by the players.
The Beehive, Dowell St, Honiton
Fri 15 Jun

More details - 4 Girls 4 Harps - East Devon Music Festival
The Girls with their Harps came to The Beehive two years ago and we are particularly pleased that they are playing the first concert of the new East Devon Music Festival.
The Beehive, Dowell St, Honiton
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Upottery Airfield Nissen Hut Heritage Centre
Visit a WW2 Nissen Hut and see the narrative, photographs, video and artefacts detailing the preparations by the US forces for D-Day. This is the airfield that the ’Band of Brothers’ trained and left from.
Upottery Airfield Nissen Hut Heritage Centre Cherryhayes farm Slough Lane
Today to Sun 27 May

More details - Mini Militaria Fair
Militaria, badges, patches, medals, artefacts, Uniforms, Vintage and Collectables, offered by a diverse selection of Traders. Set inside an original WW2 Nissen Hut Traders - set up from 9am, can park outside to unload then move to longer term parking; ask if you need to bring your own table.
Upottery Nissen Hut Heritage Centre Cherryhayes Farm Slough Lane
Sun 27 May

More details - Open Garden Springdale
Set high in the magnificent Blackdown Hills of the Devon and Somerset border is this 2 acre plantsman’s garden with an adjoining 16 acres of SSSl land. Hundreds of wild orchids in flower with extensive planting of choice trees, shrubs and perennials.
Smeatharpe, Honiton
Sun 27 May

More details - Slape Manor - Open Garden for NGS
River valley garden with spacious lawns and primula fringed streams down to lake. Walk over the stream with magnificent hostas, gunneras and horizontal cryptomeria Japonica Elegans, and around the lake. Admire the mature wellingtonias, ancient wisterias, rhododendrons and planting around the house.
Slape Manor, Netherbury
Sun 27 May

More details - Bridport Ceilidhs, Sat 2nd June
For the first time at Bridport Ceilidhs, local band "Up and Running" paired with the experienced caller Sibby. A fun evening’s dancing, no experience or partner required, all dances will be walked and talked through and called throughout.
Church House (St Marys) Hall, South Street, Bridport
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Horn Park - Open Garden for NGS
Large, plantsmans garden with magnificent view to sea. Many rare and mature plants and shrubs in terraced, herbaceous, rock and water gardens. Woodland garden and walks in bluebell woods. Good autumn colouring. Wild flower meadow with 164 varieties incl orchids.
Horn Park, Beaminster
Wed 20 Jun

More details - Braddocks - Open Garden for NGS
3 acres of plant-packed sloping gardens, conceived, planted and looked after by owner. ’A feast of a garden at all times of the year’. Wild flower meadows and water. Herbaceous, underplanted shrubs and roses of all types and hues. Shady woodland garden and fine mature specimen trees.
Braddocks, Bridport
Tue 12 Jun

More details - Henhayes Fete & Town Criers Competition
Town Crier Competition in the George Shopping Precinct in the morning. Henhayes Fete, in association with Crewkerne Branch of the Royal British Legion. Activities; bar; food; live music; stalls; chainsaw woodcarving; classic military vehicles, Fire services demonstration.
Henhayes, Crewkerne
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Dunkeswell Airfield Heritage Centre
Come and see the narrative, photographs, video and artefacts that tell the story of the fight against the U-Boat in the Bay of Biscay by RAF Coastal Command and the USAAF and US Navy FAW 7.
Dunkeswell Heritage Centre, Dunkeswell Airfield, Honiton
Today to Sun 27 May

More details - Allington Strings Summer Concert
Allington Strings, under their new conductor, Mark Westwood, welcome Jonathan Delbridge as piano soloist in their summer concert at St Mary’s Church, Beaminster on the 10th of June 2018 at 3pm. Jonathan will be performing Haydn’s Piano Concert no. 11 in D major and Faure’s Eclogue.
St Mary’s church, Church St, Beaminster, Dorset
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Little Ash Bungalow - Open Garden for NGS
Country garden of 1½ acres, packed with different and unusual herbaceous perennials, trees, shrubs and bamboos. Designed for yr-round interest, wildlife and owners’ pleasure. Naturalistic planting in colour coordinated mixed borders, highlighted by metal sculptures, provides a backdrop to the view.
Little Ash Bungalow, Honiton
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Garden Open for Charity
Rusty metal sculptures abound in this one and a half acre country garden planted for year round interest and owners pleasure. A wide range of shrubs, trees and bamboos complement the colourful hardy perennials filling the borders.
Little Ash Farm Bungalow Fenny Bridges, Honiton
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Wildlife safari
A wild safari in Devon Bugs, butterflies, birds, dragonflies and possibly even some snakes! Put on your best safari gear and come for a ramble with the Ranger to explore the heathland and learn all about the creatures who call it home. Bring binoculars and a camera.
Fire Beacon Hill, nr Sidmouth, confirmed on booking
Tue 29 May

More details - Sidmouth June Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Situated on Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, Sidmouth has fine beaches, beautiful gardens and magnificent coastal views. 2 contrasting gardens about 1m apart. Byes Reach: edible garden of acre. Potager style, raised beds, espalier fruit trees on arched walkway, designed for those with mobility problems.
Sidmouth June Gardens, Sidmouth
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Cadhay - Open Garden for NGS
Tranquil 2 acre setting for Elizabethan manor house. 2 medieval fish ponds surrounded by rhododendrons, gunnera, hostas and flag iris. Roses, clematis, lilies and hellebores surround walled water garden. 120ft herbaceous border walk informally planted with cottage garden perennials and annuals.
Cadhay, Ottery St Mary
Sun 27 May and Mon 28 May

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