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More details - Wayne Ellington Sings Nat King Cole
Nat King Cole was an original, selling in excess of 30 million records during his career. His voice unmistakeable and completely unique, loved the world over.
Queens Theatre, 100 Boutport St, Barnstaple
Sun 15 Jul

’My Love To You’: Merlynda Robinson - Romantic Love Poetry Recitals More details - 'My Love To You': Merlynda Robinson - Romantic Love Poetry Recitals
MY LOVE TO YOU A Series of Romantic Love Poetry Readings by multi Award-winning Love Poet & Romantic Poetry Magazine Editor: Merlynda Robinson (LLAM) at Barnstaple Library (The Henry Williamson Room) Wednesday Mornings: 10.30am - 11.
Barnstaple Library, Tuly Street, Barnstaple, Devon
Wed 20 Jun
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More details - Barnstaple Race for Life 5k and 10k
Postcode - EX31 2AS Start time 5k – 11.00am Start time 10k – 11.00am The Barnstaple route follows the completely flat and scenic Tarka Trail paths through central Barnstaple and then heads along the side of the River Taw, returning via the same route.
Seven Brethren Bank, Sticklepath, Barnstaple
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Gorwell House - Open Garden for NGS
Created mostly since 1979, this 4 acre garden overlooking the Taw estuary has a benign microclimate which allows many rare and tender plants to grow and thrive, both in the open and in walled garden. Several strategically placed follies complement the enclosures and vistas within the garden.
Gorwell House, Barnstaple
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum - Conservation in action
Discover how the team care for the items in the collections, from miniature model ships, to stuffed birds and grand state coaches. See the tools used and learn the techniques they’ve mastered and find out tips on how to care for your own precious belongin. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum, Arlington, near Barnstaple
Thu 21 Jun, Thu 28 Jun, Thu 5 Jul, Thu 12 Jul, Thu 19 Jul, Thu 26 Jul

More details - Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum - Art at Arlington: Diane Bailey
Local artist, Diane Bailey, will be exhibiting her work at Arlington. Diane uses nature as inspiration to create striking paintings. Booking Not Needed. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Dogs on leads welcome.
Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum, Arlington, near Barnstaple
Sat 23 Jun to Mon 2 Jul

More details - Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum - Meet the gardener: a seasonal garden tour
Join one of the Arlington gardeners for a look at the plant highlights for this month from the Victorian garden, kitchen garden and pleasure grounds. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum, Arlington, near Barnstaple
Wed 4 Jul

More details - Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum - Art at Arlington: Tim Godden
Local illustrator, Tim Godden, will be exhibiting his work including illustrations inspired by the people, places and history of Arlington Court. Booking Not Needed. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Dogs on leads welcome.
Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum, Arlington, near Barnstaple
Fri 13 Jul to Mon 16 Jul

More details - The Croft - Open Garden for NGS
1 acre plantswoman’s garden featuring exotic Japanese garden with tea house, koi carp pond and cascading stream, tropical garden with exotic shrubs and perennials, herbaceous borders with unusual plants and shrubs, bog garden with collection of irises, astilbes and moisture-loving plants, duck pond.
The Croft, Barnstaple
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Stone Farm - Open Garden for NGS
1 acre country garden with striking herbaceous borders, dry stone wall terracing, white garden, dahlia bed, wild meadow area and woodland area. Extensive fully organic vegetable garden with raised beds, soft fruit cage and polytunnels, together with an orchard with traditional varieties of apples, pears and nuts.
Stone Farm, Bideford
Sat 30 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Sat 25 Aug, Sun 26 Aug

More details - Eddie Martin at The Pally!
The Palladium Club is pleased to welcome Eddie Martin and his band to the pally for an amazing night of blues!! MULTIPLE INTERNATIONAL AND NATIONAL BLUES AWARD NOMINEE Eddie Martin has been around long enough to know that a good show is about putting over strong songs with feeling, not just showing off.
Lower Gunstone, Bideford
Fri 22 Jun

More details - Who's Next - Europe's No1 Tribute to The Who
Who’s Next are back on the Palladium Club stage this Summer + local Support. Who’s Next are the UK’s premier live tribute to The Who. They capture a magical point in time when many believe that The Who were the greatest rock and roll band on earth.
The Palladium Club Lower Gunstone, Bideford
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Dapper Raptor, Bathtub Sailors Plus Guests at The Palladium
/ DAPPER RAPTOR // Combining elements of hard rock and pop punk, Dapper Raptor deliver filthy riffs, infectious hooks and fat grooves. Eclectic 4 piece guaranteed to cause some fun.
Lower Gunstone, Bideford
Thu 28 Jun

More details - Spaced Invaders are back!
Spaced Invaders are a 5-piece 80s covers band based in Devon. We cover songs by Spandau Ballet, Duran Duran, Adam and the Ants, Gary Numan, Culture Club, Yazoo, OMD, Billy Idol, David Bowie, Human League, Wham etc etc We play completely live using no backing tracks, sequencers, computers or intergalactic help from...
Lower Gunstone, Bideford
Fri 29 Jun

More details - The Stone Faced Wellers
THE STONE FACED WELLERS are a five piece Mod Band presenting sounds of The Small Faces, Paul Weller and The Jam.
Lower Gunstone, Bideford
Fri 6 Jul

More details - Black Rose, Thin Lizzy Tribute.
Described by legendary music journalist Mick Wall as "Easily the best Thin Lizzy Tribute act going". Black Rose, Thin Lizzy Tribute are a four piece outfit who faithfully recreate the energy and power of one of the greatest live bands of all time!
Lower Gunstone, Bideford
Sat 7 Jul

More details - The Otherness live at The Palladium Club
The Otherness will tour UK, Germany and Netherlands to support grassroots music and venues and will be stopping off at the Pally.
Lower Gunstone, Bideford
Thu 12 Jul

More details - Electronix: Eighties Synth Tribute
Electronix: The 80s Synth Tribute Band return to the palladium after their amazing show that wowed the audience and had them dancing from start to finish!!
Lower Gunstone, Bideford
Fri 13 Jul

More details - Ethyrfield And The Experimental At The Palladium Club, Bideford
Oh yes, Etherfield are returning to the Palladium Club on the 14th July 2018 for a night of Amazing Rock/Metal The band are mentored by Toni Iommi (Black Sabbath’s lead guitarist) and rocked The Pally on their last outing at the club.
Lower Gunstone, Bideford
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Kentisbury Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Kentisbury is situated high in the North Devon countryside a few miles inland from the dramatic coastline and bordering Exmoor National Park. These 3 gardens make good use of the landscape and views, providing a variety of planting and garden habitats.
Kentisbury Gardens, Barnstaple
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Linden Rise - Open Garden for NGS
In an area of outstanding natural beauty with countryside and sea views, 1½ acre garden of lawns, mature trees and shrubs. Children’s play area, pergola, decorative ponds, small orchard and seasonal flower borders.
Linden Rise, Ilfracombe
Sun 15 Jul

More details - All Things Morris
This is the sixth annual Ilfracombe All Things Morris event and there will be plenty of Morris Activity to see and do over the weekend. Each day of the weekend has a major event and there will also be other themed events taking place around the town.
Ilfracombe Sea Front
Sat 7 Jul and Sun 8 Jul

More details - North Devon Street Food  Awards
Sponsored by Marsdens Devon Cottages 2017 was the Forth North Devon Street Food Awards. From midday on Saturday. Street Food Vendors from around the region competed for cash prizes and individually hand crafted trophies called Maurice’s from local glass crafters Shoreline Glass.
Ilfracombe Sea Front
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Heddon Valley - High Brown Fritillary Trail
Learn more about the rare High Brown Fritillary and where to spot them in this informative trail for adults. Heddon Valley is home to some of the rarest butterflies in the country, including the High Brown Fritillary.
Heddon Valley, Parracombe, Barnstaple
Today to Sun 1 Jul

More details - Heddon Valley - Butterfly and nature stroll
A chance to see the butterflies of Heddon Valley and other nature that lives in the valley, guided by a knowledgeable expert. From some of the rarest butterflies in Britain, to beautiful trees, to all manner of birds and insects, Heddon Valley is home to some amazing wildlife.
Heddon Valley, Parracombe, Barnstaple
Today

More details - Heddon Valley - Beautiful butterflies
Come and join in the search for the magnificent butterflies which thrive in the Heddon Valley on Exmoor. Join a butterfly expert from Butterfly Conservation on this hunt for some of the beautiful and rare butterflies which thrive in the Heddon Valley.
Heddon Valley, Parracombe, Barnstaple
Tue 3 Jul

More details - Court Hall - Open Garden for NGS
Parkland, and lawns with pleached hedge and avenue lead to a walled garden where rose, clematis and honeysuckle arbours surround a swimming pool garden with tender plants and rock wall with a large collection of agapanthus. A door leads to an old fashioned kitchen garden with flowers, vegetables and apple trees.
Court Hall, North Molton
Sun 24 Jun, Sun 12 Aug

More details - Harbour Lights - Open Garden for NGS
½ acre colourful garden with Lundy views. A garden of wit, humour, unusual ideas, artwork, volcano and many surprises. Water features, shrubs, foliage area, grasses in an unusual setting, fernery, bonsai and polytunnel, time saving ideas. You will never have seen a garden like this! Superb conservatory for cream teas.
Harbour Lights, Bideford
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - The Bucks Mills Gallery - Pictures & Poems - Open Fridays & Mondays
The Bucks Mills Gallery displays Pictures and Poems by Award-winning Cartoonist, Illustrator and Nature Artist: ’Kitty Pigfish’ - and - the Romantic Nature & Love Poems of Award-winning Romantic Poet: ’Merlynda Robinson’ - both one and the same - and welcomes visitors every Monday & Friday
The Bucks Mills Gallery, St Anne’s Cottage, Bucks Mills, Bideford, Devon
Today, Fri 22 Jun, Mon 25 Jun, Fri 29 Jun, Mon 2 Jul

Kitty Pigfish + Merlynda Robinson - Pictures + Poems + Live Poetry Readings In The Garden More details - Kitty Pigfish + Merlynda Robinson - Pictures + Poems + Live Poetry Readings In The Garden
Award-Winning Artist - ’Kitty Pigfish’ - is also multi Award-Winning Romantic Love Poet - Merlynda Robinson (LLAM) - and - The Bucks Mills Gallery is Open regularly to visitors on: Fridays & Mondays (between 10.30am to 1.
The Bucks Mills Gallery St Anne’s Cottage, Bucks Mills, Bideford
Today, Fri 22 Jun, Mon 25 Jun, Fri 29 Jun, Mon 2 Jul
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More details - The Bucks Mills Gallery - Pictures & Poems - Open Fridays & Mondays
The Bucks Mills Gallery displays Pictures and Poems by Award-winning Cartoonist, Illustrator and Nature Artist: ’Kitty Pigfish’ - and - the Romantic Nature & Love Poems of Award-winning Romantic Poet: ’Merlynda Robinson’ - both one and the same - and welcomes visitors every Monday & Friday
The Bucks Mills Gallery, St Anne’s Cottage, Bucks Mills, Bideford, Devon
Today, Fri 22 Jun, Mon 25 Jun, Fri 29 Jun, Mon 2 Jul, Fri 6 Jul, Mon 9 Jul

More details - Clovelly Maritime Festival
The day will be full of fun and packed with a programme of all sorts of activities and entertainment for all ages. There will be another Clovelly Cup Rally with the North Devon Yacht Club! They will be racing outside the harbour across the bay.
Clovelly, Bideford, Devon
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Hole Farm - Open Garden for NGS
3 acres of exciting gardens with established waterfall, ponds, vegetable and bog garden. Terraces and features incl round house have all been created using natural stone from original farm quarry. Peaceful walks through Culm grassland and water meadows border R Torridge and host a range of wildlife.
Hole Farm, Bideford
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Bideford Bay and Hartland - Clovelly evening cruise
Enjoy an amazing sunset cruise along the Hartland coast, with a chance to see seabirds, marine life and stunning scenery. Enjoy a magical evening cruise along the beautiful North Devon coast. You will be joined by a knowledgeable ranger who will be able to tell you about the local history and wildlife.
Bideford Bay and Hartland, Brownsham, Hartland
Thu 12 Jul

More details - Miracle Theatre's The Cherry Orchard
This summer, Miracle unpacks Chekhov’s bittersweet comedy about a once-wealthy family, whose idleness and extravagance have brought them to the brink of bankruptcy. Obstinate and self-absorbed, they are deaf to the rumblings of change which surrounds them, and unable to accept help when they need it.
Blackberry Farm
Tue 26 Jun

More details - The Mangledwurzels at St. Johns Fayre, Witheridge
Witheridge is a small village in rural Devon and St John’s Fayre has been an annual event almost continually since being granted a Royal Charter in 1248. 2018 sees The Mangledwurzels (www.mangledwurzels.co.uk) performing in the marquee on the evening of the event from c. 8:30pm onward.
Witheridge Parish Hall, Northy Street, Witheridge, Tiverton, Devon
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Open Gardens & Allotments
Open Gardens & Allotments: there will be 9 gardens large and small and the allotments (with 26 plots) so plenty for the vegetable grower as well as the flower enthusiast.
Morchard Bishop, Nr Crediton
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Hutswell Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Delightful 8 acre S-facing country garden around old farmhouse. Ponds, bog garden, shrubaceous borders, prairie planting, maturing arboretum with Pyrus calleryana Chanticleer avenue, serpentine hornbeam walk, vegetable garden and orchard with local apple varieties.
Hutswell Farm, Oakford, Tiverton
Fri 22 Jun and Sat 23 Jun

More details - Open Garden Copplestone Station Garden
An award winning garden which has won 1st prize for the last two years running in the Tarka Line Best Kept Station competition and has also featured in an article in the November 2017 Devon Life magazine.
Copplestone
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Open garden Railway Cottage
The garden is set alongside a railway embankment which has elvolved over the last 8 years. This small but interesting garden with a mixture of bee and wildlife friendly borders. There is also a bug hotel, pond, Auricular Theatre, container planting and a variety of fruit and vegetable beds.
1 Station Road, Copplestone
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Open garden Bewsley Edge
A rambling south-west facing garden with stunning views across Dartmoor from the terrace and long sloping lawns. There is a variety of informal flower beds, shrubs and trees. There is also a pond and a vegetable patch. Take a pleasant stroll to the small paddock with a wildlife hedge.
Copplestone
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Open Garden Tower View
A small garden with stunning views across to Dartmoor. There are herbaceous borders, a pond and and a vegetable garden. There will also be a plant sale. Parking available at the village recreation field on Bewsley Hill No refreshments Limited wheelchair access No dogs allowed
Copplestone
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Open Garden Eastlands
A newly planned and developing garden designed for advancing years with minimal maintenance. Large areas of paving with planters, island planting, shrubs, climbing and rambler roses. Many areas to sit and relax.
Copplestone
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Open Garden Reflections
This garden was first developed in 1998 and continues to be a work in progress. This family garden has a central lawn and raised banks consisting of mainly perennials, shrubs and trees. There is a small raised pond and stream.
Copplestone
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Open Garden Fernworthy Park
A small front garden with shrubs on a bank surrounded by bark. An enclosed back garden with two greenhouses. There is also an area that has been half laid with vegetables and the other half with lawn which has a Clematis at the bottom with bird feeders and nest boxes.
43 Fernworthy Park, Copplestone
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Open Garden Ockment Centre Garden
This garden has been recently restored which was originally constructed on an old school playground. There are borders filled with roses, shrubs and bedding plants. There is also a beautiful Mulberry Tree and 3 Sorbus Hupehensis (Pink Pagoda).
North Street, Okehampton
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Bowdens - Open Garden for NGS
Not just one, but two National Collections - Hostas (Halcyon and sports) and Agapanthus (Pine Cottage cultivars) - are housed in a beautifully mature garden of about ½ acre, alongside many interesting trees, shrubs and other plants.The newly completed stumpery provides a focal point for ferns.
Bowdens, Sticklepath
Sat 23 Jun, Sat 21 Jul, Sat 18 Aug

More details - Finch Foundry - Women in the industrial workplace
As part of the National Trust’s Women in Power national programme, we will be exploring the lives of Emlin and Rebecca Finch - two women who ran the forge and whose reform and hard work created a sustainable and successful business. Booking Not Needed.
Finch Foundry, Sticklepath, Okehampton,
Sun 1 Jul to Wed 29 Aug

More details - Finch Foundry - Vintage Tractors and Stationary Engine Day
A brilliant range of tractors and engines on display, showing early steam and engines at their best, along with all the amazing sights, sounds and smells that these workhorses of a bygone era bring. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Finch Foundry, Sticklepath, Okehampton,
Sun 15 Jul

More details - LIVE IN THE WYLDES presents: Paloma Faith + Special Guests
LIVE IN THE WYLDES presents: Paloma Faith + Special Guests. Artists performing: Paloma Faith.: Tickets avaiable.
The Wyldes, Bude, Cornwall
Sun 8 Jul

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