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More details - Coombe Meadow - Open Garden for NGS
This Lost Garden, by a beautiful Dartmoor stream was overgrown and neglected. Since 2016 its mature Magnolias, Camellias, Azaleas and other trees have been rescued. Paths and ponds cleared, archaeology preserved, borders created, bridges and terraces repaired and over 5000 bulbs planted.
Coombe Meadow, Newton Abbot
Today and Sun 22 Apr

More details - Vintage Weekend
Step back in time to the 1930s and 40s on April 21st– 22nd at the John Fowler Holiday Park. The The entertainment during the weekend, is second to none. On Saturday, be blown away by the powerful vocal talents of Radio 2 regular Louise Parker, who interprets swing, blues and gospel classics with style and passion.
St Mary’s Road, Brixham
Today and Sun 22 Apr

More details - Chiggypig
Chiggypig are back on The Palladium Stage for the first time this year!! Classic PUNK!! “Chiggypig” are a 4 piece band paying homage to the most explosive, controversial, and inspiring era in rock music the punk rock era from the late 70,s
Lower Gunstone Bideford
Today

More details - Beats & Boogie @ The Lucky 7 Club!
Celebrate Record Store Day at The Lucky 7 Club The record store has made a come-back, vinyl is super trendy but for some of us it didn’t ever go away!
Dendy Road, Paignton
Today

More details - The Lost City Of Z Exhibition
Date: 25 October 2017 - 28 April 2018 For the first time a substantial exhibition, ’The Lost City of Z’ on the legendary Torquay-born explorer, Col.
529 Babbacombe Rd, Torquay
Today to Sat 28 Apr

More details - Greenway - 'Agatha Christie & Collins' exhibition
An exhibition of Christie’s ’secret’ letters to her longstanding publisher HarperCollins is on display in the Walled Garden, created to celebrate HarperCollins’ 200th anniversary.
Greenway, Greenway Road, Galmpton, near Brixham,
Today to Mon 28 May

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, Sun 22 Apr, Thu 26 Apr to Sun 29 Apr, Thu 3 May to Sun 6 May, Thu 10 May to Sun 13 May, Thu 17 May to Sun 20 May, Thu 24 May to Sun 27 May

More details - Calls from Heaven with Take a Breaks Fate and Fortune Mandy Masters
Calls from Heaven with Take a Breaks Fate and Fortune Mandy Masters. Mandy will be in Dawlish with her fantastic show. Mandy gives amazing evidence as well as the chance to hear your loved ones Voices. Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity.
Guiding LightDawlish Spiritual & Psychic Centre, The Manor House, Old Town Street, Dawlish
Today

More details - The Church House - Dartmoor edges
Original linocuts by local printmaker, Richard Shimell. Booking Not Needed.
The Church House, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Newton Abbot,
Today to Mon 30 Apr

More details - Sarah McQuaid
“The precision and sophistication of the writing and playing blows me away. I am so glad to be involved,” writes guitar legend Michael Chapman in his introduction to Sarah McQuaid’s fifth solo album If We Dig Any Deeper It Could Get Dangerous – which he offered to produce after meeting Sarah at a festival where they...
The Beehive, Dowell St, Honiton
Today

More details - Ilfracombe Film Festival
The inaugural Ilfracombe Film Festival presents ’The Big Film Weekend’ at the Embassy Cinema on the High Street. This is an exciting event for Ilfracombe which at one time in its history possessed no less than nine cinemas in the town.
Embassy Cinema High Street Ilfracombe
Today and Sun 22 Apr

More details - Dartington Live: History History History by Deborah Pearson
In a live commentary screening of a 1956 comedy about football, scheduled to premiere at the Corvin Cinema the week of the popular uprising against the USSR in Hungary, which lead to one of the largest refugee crises of the twentieth century, Deborah Pearson unlocks a surprisingly personal story.
Barn Cinema, The Dartington Hall Estate
Today

More details - Tavistock Book Fair
Tavistock Book Fair is an annual event showcasing some of the finest second-hand books from the stock of 10 West Country book sellers. All items on display are for sale and represent a wide range of subjects including Devon & Cornwall, fact & fiction, and will offer a range of prices to suit all pockets.
The Parish Centre, 5a Plymouth Rd, Tavistock, Devon PL19. 8AU
Today

More details - Lydford Gorge - Wild kitchen - FULLY BOOKED
Forage for wild garlic and other seasonal snacks in the gorge, and then cook up a tasty lunch over the camp fire using your foraged ingredients. Join the ranger team to get an insight into some of the edible treats that grow in the gorge.
Lydford Gorge, Lydford, near Tavistock,
Today

More details - Sherlock's Excellent Adventure
Sherlock’s Excellent Adventure A Farcical Parody by james Barry Performed by Thorverton Amateur Dramatic Society Directed by Sheena Hunter-Hedges
Thorverton Memorial Hall, Silver Street
Today

More details - Exhibition: Trans-form – Trevor Bell
Trans-Form presents a selection of major works spanning the last three decades of award-winning artist Trevor Bell’s career, including the most recent paintings and favoured works from the artist’s personal archive. Trans-Form is the last exhibition supervised by Trevor Bell who passed away in November 2017.
Peninsula Arts Gallery, Roland Levinsky Building, University of Plymouth
Today, Mon 23 Apr to Sat 28 Apr, Mon 30 Apr to Sat 5 May, Mon 7 May to Sat 12 May, Mon 14 May to Sat 19 May, Mon 21 May to Sat 26 May

More details - Divertimento String Quartet concert
Divertimento String Quartet give around 20 concerts a year. They enjoy exploring the rich and varied string quartet repertoire and their engaging introductions present the music in an informal and approachable style.
Lustleigh Village Hall, Lustleigh, Devon
Today

More details - Watersmeet - Wildflower Trail
Test your wildflower knowledge with this beautiful woodland trail for grown ups. Discover the magic of Exmoor’s wildflowers this spring with this beautiful trail around the woodlands of Watersmeet. Pick up your trail map from the National Trust shop. Booking Not Needed. Phone: 01598763402. Dogs on leads welcome.
Watersmeet, Watersmeet House, Watersmeet Road, Lynmouth
Today to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Heddon Valley - Wildflower Trail
Test your wildflower knowledge with this beautiful woodland trail for adults. Discover the magic of Exmoor’s wildflowers this spring with this beautiful trail around the woodlands of Heddon Valley. Pick up your trail map from the National Trust shop. Booking Not Needed. Phone: 01598763402. Dogs on leads welcome.
Heddon Valley, Parracombe, Barnstaple
Today to Sun 3 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 - Buckland Abbey - Cosmic Spring Trail
Join us this half term as we launch our Cosmic Spring Trail inspired by Andrew Logan’s giant glittering egg. Booking Not Needed.
Buckland Abbey, Yelverton,
Today to Sun 29 Apr

More details - Killerton - Branded: fashion, femininity and the right to vote
After a year being cared for behind the scenes while the roof was being repaired the fashion collection is back with a bang and will be showing how women’s fashion became politicised during the campaign for women’s suffrage. Booking Not Needed.
Killerton, Broadclyst, Exeter,
Today to Sun 29 Apr

More details - Killerton - Killerton parkrun
Join our free friendly 5K family run every Saturday of the year, 9am start. It’s not a race but a timed run along the same off-road course each week marshalled by volunteers. Supervised children and dogs on leads are welcome to join in too. Register at parkrun.org.uk/Killerton. Booking Not Needed. Yes.
Killerton, Broadclyst, Exeter,
Today, Sat 28 Apr

More details - Haldon Grange - Open Garden for NGS
12 acre well established garden with camellias, magnolias, azaleas, various shrubs and rhododendrons; rare and mature trees; small lake and ponds with river and water cascades. 5 acre arboretum planted 2011 with wide range of trees, shrubs and a large lilac circle. Wisteria pergola with views over Exeter and Woodbury.
Haldon Grange, Exeter
Today, Sun 22 Apr, Sat 28 Apr, Sun 29 Apr, Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May, Wed 9 May, Sat 12 May, Sun 13 May, Sat 19 May, Sun 20 May

More details - Knightshayes Court - Golf, gardens and guides: Joyce, Lady Amory's story
Joyce, Lady Amory, the last member of the family to live at Knightshayes, left a tremendous legacy. Join us to discover the trail she blazed in women’s golf in the 1920’s and her role in creating the stunning infamous garden here.
Knightshayes Court, Bolham, Tiverton,
Today to Tue 1 May

More details - Holbrook Garden - Open Garden for NGS
2 acre s-facing garden on heavy clay, 35 yrs in the making. Diverse habitats and inspired by nature. Wet garden, stone garden, pink garden and woodland glades. Perfumes, songbirds and nests are everywhere in spring.
Holbrook Garden, Sampford Peverell
Today, Fri 27 Apr, Sat 28 Apr

More details - HAVE AN A-MAZE-ING EASTER WITH TOUCHWOOD
This Easter, Touchwood is inviting families to embark on an egg-citing adventure as it launches its mesmerising maze in Theatre Square. Younger guests who visit between 9.
TAAG (Teignmouth Arts Action Group) 4/5 Northumberland Place Teignmouth Teignmouth
Today to Sun 29 Apr

More details - Bickham House - Open Garden for NGS
7 acres with borders, mature trees and shrubs. Banks of snowdrops and small named collection at Bickham Cottage. Formal parterre with lily pond. Walled garden with colourful profusion of vegetables and flowers. Palm tree avenue leading to millennium summerhouse.
Bickham House, Exeter
Today, Sun 22 Apr

More details - Greenway - Spring flower walks
Why not join the gardeners at Greenway for a free walk and talk through the glorious woodland garden filled with spring flowers. Greenway’s romantic woodland garden is renowned for its spring flowers - from camellias to rhododendrons, as well as swathes of spring bulbs.
Greenway, Greenway Road, Galmpton, near Brixham,
Today to Sun 29 Apr

More details - Killerton - Votes for Women?
As part of the National Trust’s Women and Power programme for 2018, we are celebrating 100 years of women getting the vote by telling two stories of women from Killerton and their roles at the heart of the fight for votes for women, on opposing sides. Booking Not Needed.
Killerton, Broadclyst, Exeter,
Today to Sun 29 Apr

More details - Coleton Fishacre - Artist in residence
On selected dates in spring, artist in residence Jo Turner will be in the garden capturing the views of Coleton Fishacre. Jo specialises in landscapes, buildings, objects and people, mostly working in pen and ink, as well as water colours.
Coleton Fishacre, Brownstone Road, Kingswear,
Sun 22 Apr, Sun 29 Apr

More details - Arts and Crafts Fayre
Talented artists, crafters and artisans from across Mid and North Devon and Exmoor, coming together under one roof for an eclectic specialist market.
South Molton Pannier Market, 5 Broad Street, South Molton
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Coleton Fishacre - Trust10 trail run at Coleton Fishacre
A free monthly 10k trail run along the rugged South West Coast Path and through Coleton Fishacre garden. Free, fun, informal, forever and for everyone. Come and Trust10 with us. Registration is on the day at 8.30am in Coleton Fishacre car park and the run starts at 9am.
Coleton Fishacre, Brownstone Road, Kingswear,
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Richard Herring  -  Oh Frig I'm 50!
“Podfather” and star of Radio 4’s Relativity, Richard Herring gets to the half century (against all odds) and looks at how his life has changed in the last decade, from irresponsible, single kidult, literally fighting his way through a mid-life crisis, to married father who is mid-way to the telegram from the Queen
The Flavel, Flavel Place, Dartmouth
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Blues Caravan 2018 - Three Musicians on a Mission
Blues Caravan 2018”...........featuring Bernard Allison, Vanja Sky and Mike Zito This is no ordinary club tour.......this is the Blues Caravan 2018.
Bradninch Place, Gandy Street, Exeter
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Dawlish Manor House Wedding Fair 2018
After the quaint wedding fairs that have been ran at Dawlish Manor House for the past two years, Dawlish Town Council have kindly invited us back for a third year to run their wedding fair! Browse a diverse range of exhibitors, from cupcakes to cars, some of the finest in Devon and Cornwall.
The Manor House, Old Town Street, Dawlish
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Branscombe - Beach Fun Sundays
We’ll be there most Sundays and Bank Holidays too, to welcome you for seaside fun all through the summer months. From rockpooling, mini raft building and wild art, there are plenty of ’50 Things’ activities to look forward to on Branscombe beach with our friendly Beach Welcomers. Booking Not Needed.
Branscombe
Sun 22 Apr, Sun 29 Apr, Sun 6 May, Mon 7 May, Sun 13 May, Sun 20 May, Sun 27 May, Mon 28 May

More details - Brownstone and Coleton Camp - Trust10 trail run at Coleton Fishacre
A free monthly 10k trail run along the rugged South West Coast Path and through Coleton Fishacre garden. Free, fun, informal, forever and for everyone. Come and Trust10 with us. Registration is on the day at 8.30am in Coleton Fishacre car park and the run starts at 9am.
Brownstone and Coleton Camp
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Wedding Fayre and Table Top sale
Showcasing local wedding businesses and offering a tabletop sale for wedding goods.
South Molton Town Hall and Pannier Market, 5 Broad Street, South Molton
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Saltram - Trust 10
A free 10k run around Saltram park. Come along and enjoy a fully marked and marshalled course for fun, training or as a fitness goal. Held on the 4th Sunday of every month (unless stated).
Saltram, Plympton, Plymouth
Sun 22 Apr

More details - St George’s Day Lunch
3 courses of English classics with coffee and petit fours
Buckland Tout-Saints, Kingsbridge
Mon 23 Apr

Kitty Pigfish - Award-winning Cartoonist-Caricaturist-Portrait Artist - Open Studio Days/Live Demos More details - Kitty Pigfish - Award-winning Cartoonist-Caricaturist-Portrait Artist - Open Studio Days/Live Demos
Award-winning Cartoonist - Portrait Artist - and - Caricaturist - ’Kitty Pigfish’ (LK Merlynda Robinson (LLAM) - Opens her Studio-Gallery to Visitors on Mondays & Fridays.
Kitty Pigfish Cartoons Studio & Gallery, St Anne’s Cottage, Bucks Mills, Bideford
Mon 23 Apr, Fri 27 Apr, Fri 4 May, Mon 7 May, Fri 11 May, Mon 14 May, Fri 18 May, Mon 21 May, Fri 25 May, Mon 28 May, Fri 1 Jun, Mon 4 Jun, Fri 8 Jun, Mon 11 Jun, Fri 15 Jun, Mon 18 Jun
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More details - Red Sparrow
Prima ballerina Dominika Egorova faces a bleak and uncertain future after she suffers an injury that ends her career. She soon turns to Sparrow School, a secret intelligence service that trains exceptional young people to use their minds and bodies as weapons.
Pavilions Teignmouth, Den Crescent, Teignmouth
Tue 24 Apr

More details - Little Mermaid
Spectacular circus and spellbinding songs combine in this extraordinary new adaptation from the award-winning Metta Theatre. With awe-inspiring acrobatics and hauntingly beautiful original songs this is a show for everyone.
Exeter Northcott Theatre Stocker Road Exeter
Tue 24 Apr to Sun 29 Apr

More details - Killerton - Guided parkland walks
Join a guided walk around the historic parkland and discover stories it holds. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Killerton, Broadclyst, Exeter,
Tue 24 Apr, Thu 26 Apr, Tue 1 May, Thu 3 May, Tue 8 May, Thu 10 May, Tue 15 May, Thu 17 May, Tue 22 May, Thu 24 May, Tue 29 May, Thu 31 May

More details - Starshine
Illuminate your day with - Starshine. Featuring an array of talented performers who share one common purpose to ‘Entertain you’, the all new show for 2018, Starshine, promises an abundance of side - splitting comedy, powerful vocalists delivering dynamic songs and elegant dancers who are endlessly energetic.
Babbacombe Theatre , Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay
Tue 24 Apr, Wed 25 Apr, Tue 1 May, Wed 2 May, Tue 8 May, Wed 9 May, Tue 15 May, Wed 16 May, Tue 22 May, Wed 23 May, Tue 29 May, Wed 30 May, Tue 5 Jun, Wed 6 Jun, Tue 12 Jun, Wed 13 Jun

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More details - Ape and Cake
Join us for an exclusive opportunity to eat cake with the apes at Paignton Zoo! Learn about our primates with the chance to quiz keepers about what really makes apes tick! Enjoy presentations and a guided tour of the orang-utan, gorilla and gibbon enclosures. All of this plus a delicious slice of cake!
Paignton Zoo Environmental Park, Totnes Road
Wed 25 Apr

More details - Speed Dating in Plymouth
Plymouth Speed Dating About Speed Dating in Plymouth Events At one of our Plymouth Speed Dating events, you will have four minutes to chat to each date.
Seco Lounge, 12-15 Mills Bakery, Royal William Rd
Wed 25 Apr

More details - Overbeck's - Garden Tour
Join one of the gardeners and take a seasonal tour of the garden, discovering its short but interesting history and amazing collection of rare and exotic plants. Normal admission charges apply. Booking Not Needed.
Overbeck’s, Sharpitor, Salcombe,
Wed 25 Apr, Wed 2 May

More details - Saltram - Garden Tours
Ever wondered how the gardeners keep the lawn so nice, or grow a particular flower' Join one of our friendly gardeners for a stroll around the garden, see what’s looking good at the moment or hear a little about the gardens history. Its your chance to ask for some tips for your own garden too.
Saltram, Plympton, Plymouth
Wed 25 Apr, Wed 2 May, Wed 9 May

More details - Hotel Endsleigh - Open Garden for NGS
200 year old Repton-designed garden in 3 parts; formal gardens around the house, picturesque dell with pleasure dairy and rockery and arboretum. Gardens were laid out in 1814 and have been carefully renovated over last 12yrs. Bordering the R Tamar, it is a hidden oasis of plants and views.
Hotel Endsleigh, Tavistock
Wed 25 Apr, Wed 16 May

More details - Akram Khan's Giselle  -  English National Ballet Live to Screen
Hailed as ‘a masterpiece of 21st century dance’ from English National Ballet, Akram Khan’s Giselle comes to cinemas for the first time in 2018, giving ballet fans the opportunity to see this award-winning production in glorious high definition on the big screen.
The Flavel, Flavel Place, Dartmouth
Wed 25 Apr

More details - Performance: Beowulf
Before we begin, we should warn you: This story ends with a dragon… Seth Kriebel returns to Plymouth with Beowulf, an interactive performance-game inviting the audience to explore the world of a story from our legendary past… without leaving their seats.
The House, Plymouth University
Wed 25 Apr

More details - Torquay Museum Bay Brass Concert
Torquay Museum Bay Brass Concert Bay Brass Torquay is a friendly band based in the English Riviera with a wide range of ages who enjoy playing together. Their repertoire is varied and continually expanding. They meet and rehearse regulary and play varied sets.
529 Babbacombe Rd, Torquay
Wed 25 Apr

More details - Speed Dating in Exeter
Exeter Speed Dating How speed dating in Exeter works A great event to go to is Speed Dating in Exeter. How it works is our friendly professional hosts will greet you and they will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the Speed Dating evening.
Starz Bar 18 Lower North Street
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Levathian
With flying bodies, last minute catches and an energy you have to see to believe, LEVIATHAN pushes the boundaries of what the body can do. Martial Arts, sports, break-dance and even professional wrestling influences combine to create a breathtaking experience for audiences.
The Beehive, Dowell St, Honiton
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Walk Like a Panther
Walk Like a Panther Some wrestlers from the 1980s are forced to suit up once last time when their beloved local pub faces closure. Starring Stephen Graham, Jason Flemyng and Juilan Sands Comedy Running Time – 1hr 48mins Certificate – 12A
Pavilions Teignmouth, Den Crescent, Teignmouth
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Men are from Mars - Will they Return?  -  John Ellwood
After his sell out talk on the ESA’s Rosetta Mission, Dr John Ellwood (consultant to ESA on the Mars programme) will take us on a new journey - to the planet Mars. Many nations have tried to get to the red planet, but few have succeeded.
The Flavel Flavel Place Dartmouth
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Little Shop of Horrors
One mean green monster of a musical ! For the misfits of Skid Row, life is full of broken dreams and dead ends. But there’s hope on the horizon for flower shop assistant, Seymour, when he discovers a mysterious new plant with killer potential.
Pavilions Teignmouth, Den Crescent, Teignmouth
Fri 27 Apr to Sun 29 Apr

More details - The Simmertones - Authentic Ska + The Raggamuffins
The Simmertones are making their debut at The Palladium, Bringing their amazing authentic ska vibes to The Palladium stage + The Raggamuffins supporting The Simmertones have been together since 2007 and have quickly become festival favourites in their native South West UK, building a strong following across the
Lower Gunstone Bideford
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Loving vincent (12A)
The world’s first painted feature film brings together 65,000 oil painted frames to reveal a stunning portrait of the life, work and untimely death of Vincent Van Gogh. 29th July, 1890: Vincent Van Gogh, bullet in his belly, stumbles along the drowsy high street of Auvers at twilight.
The Beehive, Dowell St, Honiton
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Carito y Marina Weekend
A series of events, public discussions and exhibitions on the Dartington Hall estate to celebrate the lives and explore the legacy of the Rodriguez sisters, Carito and Marina, who came to Britain as child refugees during the Spanish Civil War and went on to become much loved teachers and to contribute so much to life
Hex Studio 30, Dartington Hall Estate, Totnes, Devon
Fri 27 Apr to Sun 29 Apr

More details - Dartmoor Spring Foraging Course
Dartmoor is one of the most beautiful places in the UK with not many roads but plenty of wild food and clean growing environments for the freshest tasting plants we find anywhere. We will meet at The Cleave Inn in Lustleigh at 12pm.
The Cleave, Lustleigh
Fri 27 Apr and Sat 28 Apr

More details - Birds and Dinosaurs at Seaton Wetlands
Dinosaur and bird themed activities Join expert guides for What’s that bird? in the hides and learn to identify birds in view, with our binoculars available to borrow: 10am to 12noon, Island Hide 12noon to 2pm, Tower Hide See a replica of the skull of Dippy the Diplodocus dinosaur fossil from the...
Seaton Wetlands, Colyford to Seaton Road, Seaton
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Finch Foundry - Classic cars
We’re welcoming classic cars of all ages and descriptions to Finch Foundry to be displayed against the striking backdrop of Dartmoor. If you’re interested in taking part, please get in touch. Booking Not Needed.
Finch Foundry, Sticklepath, Okehampton,
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Festival of the Imagination: Colour
Join us for the fabulous annual science and arts event at The Beehive. Free entry. Cafe open. 10.30 – Talk: Dr Roger Saunders – Colours in the Sky 11.30 – Talk: Jennie Sleeman – Colour in Literature 12.30 – Music: Songs with Colour 13.
The Beehive, Dowell St, Honiton
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Birds and dinosaurs talk
Are birds really related to Dinosaurs? A fascinating and knowledgeable talk by Donald Campbell, local naturalist and Ambassador to the Jurassic Coast. Learn about how birds have evolved from Dinosaurs as part of Dippy on Tour. Booking required, free.
Reed Base at Seaton Wetlands, Colyford to Seaton Road, Seaton
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Speed Hillclimbing at Wiscombe Park
The first event of the season and the first qualifying round of the 2018 Wiscombe Hill Climb Championship sponsored by Tillicoultry Quarries Ltd.
Wiscombe Park, Southleigh, Colyton
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Performance: Rising
By the Aakash Odedra Company Featuring four works tailor-made for Aakash as a soloist, this production explores different processes and aesthetics using Aakash’s traditional background in Kathak and Bharata Natyam to create a distinct flavour of contemporary dance.
The House, University of Plymouth
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Ensemble Moliere: Telemann and his Friends in Paris
In 1737, Telemann travelled to Paris where he met with the foremost French musicians of the day - including Blavet, Guinon, and Forqueray. They performed 12 sets of “Paris Quartets” together - with Telemann on the harpsichord!
St Mary’s Church, High Street, Totnes
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Unwritten Archives
Date: 28 April 2018 UNWRITTEN ARCHIVES On Saturday, 28th April, Torquay Museum is pleased to host the Friends of Devon’s Archives in their Spring Meeting. Opening with tea/coffee at 09:45, the day involves a series of talks as follows - ’JMW Turner in the West Country’ by Prof.
529 Babbacombe Rd, Torquay
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion play in North Devon
Zoë Schwarz’ dynamic and commanding vocal delivery is both eclectic and suave at the same time; just like a chameleon, one part Janis Joplin, one Billie Holiday, and one Nina Simone”.......
The Palladium Club, Lower Gunstone, Bideford
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Star Wars: The Last Jedi (12A)
Director: Rian Johnson Writers: Rian Johnson, George Lucas (based on characters created by) Stars: Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Mark Hamill Luke Skywalker’s peaceful and solitary existence gets upended when he encounters Rey, a young woman who shows strong signs of the Force.
The Beehive, Dowell St, Honiton
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Torview - Open Garden for NGS
Run by 2 semi-retired horticulturists: formal Mediterranean front garden, with wisteria-clad Georgian house, small alpine house. Rear courtyard with tree ferns, pots/troughs, lean-to 7m conservatory with tender plants and climbers. Steps to 30x20m walled garden - flowers, vegetables and trained fruit.
Torview, Newton Abbot
Sat 28 Apr and Sun 29 Apr

More details - Sedgewell Coach House Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Heather Jansch, world-famous sculptor, brings innovative use of recycled materials to gardening. 14 acres incl stunning driftwood sculpture, fabulous views from thrilling woodland bluebell trail down to timeless stream-bordered water meadow walk, pools, herbaceous border, medicinal herb garden.
Sedgewell Coach House Gardens, Olchard
Sat 28 Apr, Sun 29 Apr, Sat 5 May, Sun 6 May

More details - Dartington Live: Felix’s Machine with Plaid
Felix Thorn is an artist who creates music using audiovisual sculptures designed and constructed by himself. The project Felix’s Machines was originally built as an acoustic set of machines intended for gallery exhibitions, installations and intimate performances.
Studio 1, Space, The Dartington Hall Estate
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Boom! Bang! Kapow! K&Q’s Burlesque & Boogie @ The Lucky 7 Club!
Hold on tight folks – it’s going to be a riotous one! Big costumes high energy, plenty of attitude and the return of one of the biggest names in burlesque – a gal who swapped Yorkshire for Shanghai for 5 years – she’s back – Anna Fur Laxis! It’s going to be a hell of a show!
Dendy Road, Paignton
Sat 28 Apr

More details - The Story Of The Beach Boys® A Tribute
Presented here is a unique opportunity to hear a comprehensive selection of chart hits America’s biggest pop band ever recorded including: God Only Knows - Good Vibrations - I Get Around - Surfin’ USA - Fun Fun Fun - California Girls - Sloop John B and many more that you will surely know and by the end of the evening
Manor Pavilions, Manor Rd, Sidmouth
Sat 28 Apr

More details - RNLI MAYDAY Coffee Morning
RNLI Mayday Weekend Coffee Morning & Sale with stalls & refreshments Homemade cakes Collectables and Jewellery, Bric-a-brac, A wide selection of quality paperback books and plenty of gifts from the RNLI souvenir stall.
TAAG Arts & Community Centre, Northumberland Place Teignmouth
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Festival of the Imagination
This is the Beehives Science-Arts Fair for all the family and is a day creative event with loads on offer. Children will be able to take part in lots of activities and hands-on science, listen to  story-telling, and watch  pop-up theatre and making things.
The Beehive Honiton The Beehive Dowell Street Honiton
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Whitstone Bluebells - Open Garden for NGS
Stunning spring garden with far reaching views over Dartmoor. Bluebells throughout the garden along with camellias, rhododendrons and magnolias. Display of architectural metal sculptures and ornaments.
Whitstone Bluebells, Newton Abbot
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Speed Hillclimbing at Wiscombe Park
The second event of the season and the second qualifying round of the 2018 Wiscombe Hill Climb Championship sponsored by Tillicoultry Quarries Ltd.
Wiscombe Park, Southleigh, Colyton.
Sun 29 Apr

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More details - Bitton House Wedding Fair 2018
Bitton House Wedding Fair 2018 29th April 2018 www.facebook.com/events/1544216065589154/ diverse-events.
Bitton House, Bitton Park Road, Teignmouth, Devon
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Kia-Ora Farm & Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Charming, peaceful 10 acre garden with lawns, lakes and ponds. Water features with swans, ducks and other wildlife. Mature trees, shrubs, rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, roses, herbaceous borders and rockeries. Nursery avenue, novelty crazy golf.
Kia-Ora Farm & Gardens, Cullompton
Sun 29 Apr, Sun 6 May, Mon 7 May, Sun 13 May, Sun 27 May, Mon 28 May

More details - Spring Food Festival
All the best local foods and drinks from across Exmoor, North and Mid Devon, all under one roof.
South Molton Pannier Market, 5 Broad Street, South Molton
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Exeter Spring Foraging Course
We will meet at 12pm at the Double Locks Hotel, a beautiful canal side venue on the outskirts of Exeter. The course starts with a 20 minute introduction on what to look for and a brief of the general countryside codes where they relate to foragers.
Double Locks Hotel, Exeter
Sun 29 Apr

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 29 Apr, Sun 13 May

More details - Dartington Hall Wedding Fair
Meet over 20 of the South West’s best suppliers and experts and let them inspire you. The fair will be packed with practical tips and ideas, and all the creativity, imagination and excitement you need to make your dream wedding a reality.
The Great Hall, Dartington Hall Estate, Totnes
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Shalamar - Friends 35th Anniversary Tour
Shalamar - Friends 35th Anniversary Tour. Artists performing: Shalamar.: Tickets avaiable.
Princess Theatre, Torquay
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Divertimento String Quartet concert
Divertimento String Quartet give around 20 concerts a year. They enjoy exploring the rich and varied string quartet repertoire and their engaging introductions present the music in an informal and approachable style. The perfect sound of four strings is thought to be closest to the sound of a quartet of voices.
St Johns Church, Bridgetown, Totnes
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Buckland Abbey - Cosmic Spring Trail
Join us this half term as we launch our Cosmic Spring Trail inspired by Andrew Logan’s giant glittering egg. Booking Not Needed.
Buckland Abbey, Yelverton,
Mon 30 Apr to Sun 13 May

More details - Killerton - Branded: fashion, femininity and the right to vote
After a year being cared for behind the scenes while the roof was being repaired the fashion collection is back with a bang and will be showing how women’s fashion became politicised during the campaign for women’s suffrage. Booking Not Needed.
Killerton, Broadclyst, Exeter,
Mon 30 Apr to Thu 31 May

More details - 'Talking Heads' Theatre Dinner
’A Cream Cracker Under The Settee’ read by Pam Smith, and ’A Lady of Letters’ read by Sarah Denne. Director Stuart Waterworth. Performed during dinner at The Bedford Hotel Gallery 26. Part of Tavistock Festival.
Bedford Hotel, Tavistock
Mon 30 Apr, Sat 5 May

More details - Killerton - Votes for Women?
As part of the National Trust’s Women and Power programme for 2018, we are celebrating 100 years of women getting the vote by telling two stories of women from Killerton and their roles at the heart of the fight for votes for women, on opposing sides. Booking Not Needed.
Killerton, Broadclyst, Exeter,
Mon 30 Apr to Thu 31 May

More details - Robert Temple - The Hypnotist Live & Outrageous
Join leading hypnotist Robert Temple on a fast-paced, laugh-out-loud and hysterical ride to the centre of your imagination! This is YOUR chance to become the star of this unforgettable show.
Babbacombe Theatre , Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay
Mon 30 Apr

More details - Buckland Abbey - Its bluebell time
A sea of bluebells covering the floor of the Great North Wood. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Buckland Abbey, Yelverton,
Tue 1 May to Sun 27 May

More details - The Church House - Sea to Moor
Exhibition of carved wooden birds by Lee Jenkins - cormorants to dippers and more in between ... Booking Not Needed.
The Church House, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Newton Abbot,
Tue 1 May to Thu 31 May

More details - 'Talking Heads'
’A Cream Cracker Under The Settee’ read by Pam Smith, and ’A Lady of Letters’ read by Sarah Denne. Director Stuart Waterworth. Performed during dinner at The Bedford Hotel Gallery 26. Part of Tavistock Festival.
The Old Chapel, Calstock
Tue 1 May

More details - Talk: Becoming a 'Good' Citizen: Memories of Childhood, Citizenship and Play
Exploring childhood, adolescence, nationhood and citizenship, Dr Carly Adams, Associate Professor of Kinesology and Physical Education at the University of Lethbridge considers how social and moral reform initiatives have impacted leisure spaces in early 20th-century Canada.
Theatre 2, Roland Levinsky Building, University of Plymouth
Tue 1 May

More details - Castle Drogo - Photography workshop
Join local photographer John Howells in the Castle Drogo garden or by the river Teign to find new aspects, landscapes and wildlife. He will help with understanding your camera whilst also teaching new composition ideas. Each workshop has a different seasonal focus. 37 per person (includes coffee and lunch).
Castle Drogo, Drewsteignton, near Exeter,
Tue 1 May

More details - Delamore Arts and Sculpture Garden
Delamore Arts and Sculpture Park is based at Delamore house in Cornwood in South Devon. Each summer we bring art and the public together within this idyllic setting on the fringes of Dartmoor. It is the largest exhibition of its type in the South West and features over 120 artists.
Delamore Estate, Cornwood, near Ivybridge
Tue 1 May to Thu 31 May

More details - Exmouth - Jurassic Paddle
Some would say that the Jurassic Coast is best explored from the water - and now’s your chance to see this incredible area from a new perspective. Throughout the summer months, you can join our local partners Exmouth Watersports for a two hour paddleboarding tour along this dramatic coastline.
Exmouth
Tue 1 May to Sun 17 Jun

More details - Knightshayes Court - Golf, gardens and guides: Joyce, Lady Amory's story
Joyce, Lady Amory, the last member of the family to live at Knightshayes, left a tremendous legacy. Join us to discover the trail she blazed in women’s golf in the 1920’s and her role in creating the stunning infamous garden here.
Knightshayes Court, Bolham, Tiverton,
Wed 2 May to Thu 31 May

More details - Evening of Mediumship with Psychic Medium Nikki Kitt - Colyton
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.
Colyford Memorial Hall Swanhill Road, Colyton
Wed 2 May

More details - Outdoor Meditation
Learn to meditate outdoors Join local instructor, Katherine Bolton in the peaceful wildlife garden at Seaton Wetlands for an evening of mindfulness and meditation. Learn basic meditation skills and take home some quick-fix tips for handling stressful or busy times.
Seaton Wetlands, Colyford to Seaton Road, Seaton
Wed 2 May

More details - Psychic Night
Come along to a Psychic Night at the Welcome Inn with International Medium Sonia Jane.
Welcome Inn Mount Pleasant Road Dawlish Warren
Wed 2 May

More details - Greenway - Greenway garden blitz
On the first Wednesday of each month the garden team blitz an overgrown or neglected area of garden - can you help' The work involves cutting down or digging out weeds, brambles, overgrown shrubs and moving debris to the shredder or bonfire. No gardening skills are necessary.
Greenway, Greenway Road, Galmpton, near Brixham,
Wed 2 May

More details - Don Broco
Don Broco + The LaFontaines + Yungblud. Artists performing: Don Broco.: Tickets avaiable.
Lemon Grove, Exeter, Exeter
Thu 3 May

More details - Portrait Sculpture in Clay
The courses aim to give you solid practical skills and an enthusiasm that you will take with you. I offer you my 35 years experience and my love of figurative sculpture.
The Mansion 36A Fore St Totnes
Thu 3 May to Sun 6 May

More details - ROH Live Cinema: Manon
Kenneth MacMillan’s masterpiece of modern ballet is revived this Season as part of continuing celebrations of MacMillan’s profound impact on British ballet, to mark the 25th anniversary of his death. Manon’s brother Lescaut is offering her to the highest bidder when she meets Des Grieux and falls in love.
The Beehive, Dowell St, Honiton
Thu 3 May

More details - Manon  -  ROH Live to Screen
Manon’s brother Lescaut is offering her to the highest bidder when she meets Des Grieux and falls in love. They elope to Paris, but when Monsieur G.M. offers Manon a life of luxury as his mistress she can’t resist.
The Flavel, Flavel Place, Dartmouth
Thu 3 May

More details - West End At The Movies
If you are passionate about music, love the magic of watching an epic musical on the big screen and enjoy the wonder of theatre, then the all new show, produced and directed by Colin Matthews, West End at the Movies, will be something you will not want to miss.
Babbacombe Theatre , Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay
Thu 3 May, Thu 10 May, Thu 17 May, Thu 24 May, Thu 31 May, Thu 7 Jun, Thu 14 Jun, Thu 21 Jun, Thu 28 Jun

More details - The Arundell Art Week
On Thursday 3rd May, a selection of acclaimed sporting artists from around the U.K. will be showcasing their country pursuit inspired pieces, local Devon landscapes and stunning photography at the famous Arundell Arms Hotel in Lifton, Devon.
Arundell Arms Hotel, 1 Fore Street, Lifton
Thu 3 May to Thu 10 May

More details - The Bluetones
The Bluetones. Artists performing: The Bluetones.: Tickets avaiable.
Lemon Grove, Exeter, Exeter
Fri 4 May

More details - The Beach Boys Story
Back by popular demand! A unique opportunity to hear, played live, every chart hit America’s biggest pop band ever recorded including: God Only Knows, Good Vibrations, I Get Around, Wouldn’t It Be Nice, Surfin’ USA, Fun Fun Fun, California Girls, Sloop John B and many more that you will know..
Babbacombe Theatre , Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay
Fri 4 May

More details - Jamie Smith's  MABON
One of the most highly accomplished and critically acclaimed Celtic roots music bands based in Britain today, Jamie Smith’s MABON have built their reputation on their exhilarating live performances and deftly worked recordings.
Pavilions Teignmouth, Den Crescent, Teignmouth
Fri 4 May

More details - Exeter Beats - Headliner: Mad Dog Mcrae
The Exeter Festival of South West Food & Drink has announced an all-new evening event for 2018 from Friday 4th - Sunday 6th May. Exeter Beats will see top acts entertain the crowds in Exeter Castle Courtyard across the early May bank holiday weekend.
Exeter Castle, Castle Street, Exeter
Fri 4 May

More details - Harriet Live In Torrington
HARRIET - a UK singer songwriter discovered on the Graham Norton show, who brought tears to Gaby Roslin’s eyes, was chosen by Denise Van Outen as ‘An Artist To Introduce’ and whom global singer, Rumer commented ‘sounds a lot like Karen Carpenter’.
The Plough Arts Centre 9-11 Fore St, Great Torrington, Torrington
Fri 4 May

More details - In This Heart
The Lost Sound, Dartmoor Folk choir start the season with this Fund raising event for Ashburton Arts at their new venue. In This Heart brings you songs of joy, courage and love. Inspired by the rugged and beautiful landscape of Dartmoor and with creative direction, the choir has gone from strength to strength.
Ashburton Arts Centre, West Street, Ashburton
Fri 4 May

More details - The Story Of The Beach Boys® A Tribute
Presented here is a unique opportunity to hear a comprehensive selection of chart hits America’s biggest pop band ever recorded including: God Only Knows - Good Vibrations - I Get Around - Surfin’ USA - Fun Fun Fun - California Girls - Sloop John B and many more that you will surely know and by the end of the evening
Babbacombe Theatre, Babbacombe Downs Rd, Torquay
Fri 4 May

More details - The Blockheads
BIO: Starting out as the band behind Ian Dury, the Blockheads are a legendary outfit that has grown in stature from the early days of the Stiff tour in 1977, right up to the present day.
The Factory, Petroc Brannams Campus, Oakwood Close, Roundswell, Barnstaple, Devon
Sat 5 May

More details - Open Garden Holcombe Court
Magnificent gardens in the grounds of Holcombe Court which is a grade 1 listed house which has been restored by Mr. Wiggins and his staff. The garden has herbaceous borders, trout ponds, Victorian rockery, woodland garden vegetable parterre within an 18th century walled garden and much more.
Holcombe Rogus, Wellington, Tiverton
Sat 5 May

More details - Pride of Teignmouth
Viv Wilson returns to Pavilions Teignmouth to present her compilation of film and photographs. Teignmouth has numerous reasons to be proud - proud of the people it has nurtured, the events it has hosted and its voluntary groups which support the community.
Pavilions Teignmouth, Den Crescent, Teignmouth
Sat 5 May

More details - Ghost Hunt Night Hunt At Torquay Museum
Fancy a spine-chilling ghost hunting night in a spooky, atmospheric Victorian museum? Well if you’re fascinated by ghosts and the paranormal, and have ever wondered if there really is something “on the other side”, then now is your chance to join the Ghosts and Paranormal Seekers team on a blood-chilling paranormal...
529 Babbacombe Rd, Torquay
Sat 5 May

More details - 'Movement on Canvas' by Jean Picton
Host Galleries are privileged to hold Jean’s first major show in the South West. Should you wish to receive an invitation to Jean’s VIP preview night on Friday 4th May, please contact the gallery soon to register your interest.
12 Whimple Street, Plymouth
Sat 5 May to Sun 20 May

More details - Exeter Festival of South West Food & Drink
The award-winning Exeter Festival of South West Food and Drink returns for its 15th consecutive year on the May Day Bank Holiday, from Saturday 5th to Monday 7th May 2018. A firm fixture on the food festival calendar, the event is held in the scenic grounds of Exeter Castle Courtyard and Northernhay Gardens.
Exeter Castle, Castle Street, Exeter
Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May

More details - Exeter Beats - Headliner: One Step Behind & The Brass Funkeys
The Exeter Festival of South West Food & Drink has announced an all-new evening event for 2018 from Friday 4th - Sunday 6th May. Exeter Beats will see top acts entertain the crowds in Exeter Castle Courtyard across the early May bank holiday weekend.
Exeter Castle, Castle Street, Exeter
Sat 5 May

More details - Killerton - Killerton parkrun
Join our free friendly 5K family run every Saturday of the year, 9am start. It’s not a race but a timed run along the same off-road course each week marshalled by volunteers. Supervised children and dogs on leads are welcome to join in too. Register at parkrun.org.uk/Killerton. Booking Not Needed. Yes.
Killerton, Broadclyst, Exeter,
Sat 5 May, Sat 12 May, Sat 19 May, Sat 26 May

More details - Ilfracombe Art Trail
Open house event of artists, of all disciplines, displaying their work in their own homes, art galleries, shops, cafes, restaurants etc around the town.
Ilfracombe
Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May

More details - Crealy Holiday Home Ownership Open Day
Come along to our free open day to discover more about the Holiday Home Ownership options we have to offer. Chat with our highly knowledgeable team to find out everything you need to know about owning your very own holiday home at Crealy.
Crealy Adventure Park & Resort, Sidmouth Road, Clyst St Mary, Exeter
Sat 5 May and Sun 6 May

More details - RNLI Lifeboat  stalls at Charity Day on the Lawn
Collectables and Jewellery, Bric-a-brac, A wide selection of quality paperback books and plenty of gifts from the RNLI souvenir stall. Donkey rides and Bouncy Castles
The Lawn Dawlish
Sat 5 May, Mon 7 May, Sat 2 Jun

More details - Castle Drogo - May holiday fun
Discover more about Drogo as you follow the free spotter sheet around the garden and grounds. (Normal admission applies). Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Castle Drogo, Drewsteignton, near Exeter,
Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May

More details - Dicot - Open Garden for NGS
Secret garden hidden in East Devon valley. 3 acres of unusual and exotic plants - some rare. Rhododendrons, azaleas and camellias in profusion. Meandering stream, fish pool, Japanese style garden and interesting vegetable garden with fruit cage, tunnel and greenhouses. Surprises round every corner.
Dicot, Chardstock
Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May

More details - Ed Byrne: Spoiler Alert
Ed states, "I originally intended to call the show, “I’ll Millennial You in a Minute”, but my promoter considered the title, “off-puttingly baffling”. That’s my own chainsaw in the photo, by the way". Is life that bad or have we good reason to complain about it?
Babbacombe Theatre , Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay
Sat 5 May

More details - Greatcombe - Open Garden for NGS
Charming, tranquil garden nestled in the southern slopes of Dartmoor, intersected by a babbling stream and featuring bright colours and textual foliage.
Greatcombe, Newton Abbot
Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May, Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May, Sat 23 Jun, Sun 24 Jun

More details - Dartington Live: Seb Rochford
Premiering an exciting new work, composer and drummer Seb Rochford (Polar Bear, Acoustic Ladyland) explores the theme of communication with an innovative exploration of immersive lighting design and acoustic music performed live by two drummers & two trombonists.
Studio 1, Space, The Dartington Hall Estate
Sat 5 May

More details - Divertimento String Quartet concert
Divertimento String Quartet give around 20 concerts a year. They enjoy exploring the rich and varied string quartet repertoire and their engaging introductions present the music in an informal and approachable style. The perfect sound of four strings is thought to be closest to the sound of a quartet of voices.
Sherwell United Church, North Hill, Plymouth
Sat 5 May

More details - Merry May in the Deer Park
Join us for a nature-inspired family day in the Dartington Deer Park with maypole, dance, craft and music! Individual workshops are all bookable on the day. Refreshments on sale in the woodland. See a full programme of activities here: www.dartington.org/visit/deer-park/events/merry-may/
The Deer Park, Dartington Hall
Sat 5 May

More details - Open Garden Holcombe Court
Magnificent gardens in the grounds of Holcombe Court which is a grade 1 listed house which has been restored by Mr. Wiggins and his staff. The garden has herbaceous borders, trout ponds, Victorian rockery, woodland garden vegetable parterre within an 18th century walled garden and much more.
Holcombe Rogus, Wellington, Tiverton
Sun 6 May

More details - May Day Parade & Jack in the Green Celebration
PARADE: Muster from 11.00am at The Pier car park 11.30am Parade starts at the Pier Tavern The route is along The Quay, St James Place, Ropery Road, Broad Street, Fore Street, High Street, Northfield Road and along Wilder Road to the Clapping Circle next to Wildersmouth Beach/Capstone.
Ilfracombe
Sun 6 May

More details - Castle Drogo - Wild Tribe-moth and bat walk
Join the Wild Tribe at Fingle Bridge Meadows for this night walk to spot moths and bats that live in the Teign Gorge. Booking Essential. Phone: 01647433306. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Castle Drogo, Drewsteignton, near Exeter,
Sun 6 May

More details - Divertimento String Quartet concert
Divertimento String Quartet give around 20 concerts a year. They enjoy exploring the rich and varied string quartet repertoire and their engaging introductions present the music in an informal and approachable style. The perfect sound of four strings is thought to be closest to the sound of a quartet of voices.
Kingsbridge Methodist Church, 41a Fore St, Kingsbridge
Sun 6 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.
Tower Hide at Seaton Wetlands, Colyford to Seaton Road, Seaton
Sun 6 May

Salcombe Crab Festival More details - Salcombe Crab Festival
Inspired by the famously flavoursome brown crab caught off the South Devon coast, Salcombe Crab Festival – or Crabfest – is an annual celebration of the local fishing, food and tourism industries.
Island Street, Salcombe
Sun 6 May
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More details - Open garden in support of CHSW
Open garden in support of the Children Hospice South West www.chsw.org.uk/event/manaton-gate-open-garden-2018 Stroll over undulating lawns through informal planting, passing ponds and mature rhododendrons to a walled rose garden and a woodland carpeted with ferns are bluebells.
Manaton Gate Manaton, Newton Abbot
Sun 6 May and Mon 7 May

More details - Plymouth Jazz Club presents Lee Gibson with the Martin Dale Quartet
Plymouth Jazz Club is delighted to be able to present, by popular request, Lee Gibson, a nationally and internationally acclaimed jazz singer who has delighted critics and fans alike with her wonderful voice, innate sense of swing and dynamic stage presence.
The Royal British Legion Club, Tailyour Road, Crownhill, Plymouth
Sun 6 May

More details - Exeter Beats - Headliner: David Live & Soulfunktion
The Exeter Festival of South West Food & Drink has announced an all-new evening event for 2018 from Friday 4th - Sunday 6th May. Exeter Beats will see top acts entertain the crowds in Exeter Castle Courtyard across the early May bank holiday weekend.
Exeter Castle, Castle Street, Exeter
Sun 6 May

More details - Chevithorne Barton - Open Garden for NGS
Visit us during this exciting time of development. Newly planted areas complement walled garden, summer borders and woodland of rare trees and shrubs. In spring, garden features a large collection of magnolias, camellias, and rhododendrons.
Chevithorne Barton, Tiverton
Sun 6 May

More details - Wood Barton - Open Garden for NGS
Established 2 acre arboretum with species trees on S-facing slope. Magnolias, 2 davidia, azaleas, camellias, rhododendrons, acers; several ponds and water feature. Autumn colour. New planting of woodland trees and bluebells opp house (this part not suitable for wheelchairs but dogs are welcome here).
Wood Barton, Kentisbeare
Sun 6 May, Mon 7 May

More details - Marmozets
Marmozets plus Black Peaks. Artists performing: Marmozets.: Tickets avaiable.
Lemon Grove, Exeter, Exeter
Mon 7 May

More details - Open Garden Deer Park Country House Hotel
Lose yourself in the magnificent gardens, the Deer Park alone has over 80 acres of stunning grounds. The fabulous walled kitchen gardens and orchards produce fruit and vegetables for the kitchen to incorporate into their seasonal menus.
Buckerell, Honiton
Mon 7 May

More details - The Uffculme Show - Country Fair
THE Culm Valley Spring Event! An annual Country Fair with large display of Classic Cars & Vintage Machinery plus Kennel Club Dog Shows, a Fun Fair with various rides, and events ongoing through the day in the Main Ring. Held on the first Bank Holiday in May.
The Showfield, Bridwell Avenue, Uffculme, near Cullompton, Devon.
Mon 7 May

More details - Spring Garden Fete
Join us for a traditional Garden Fete with an array of Vintage, artisan & gift stalls, live music, dog show, children’s entertainment, workshops & cream teas.
Moorland Garden Hotel, Yelverton
Mon 7 May

More details - Cornwood May Fair in the Square
Come along and enjoy all the usual attractions of our bi-annual village fair from 11am to 4pm. Music and Dance displays, train rides, bouncy castle. Many stalls including cakes, books, plants. Refreshments and Wine Garden
Cornwood Village Square
Mon 7 May

More details - An Evening with Sunny Ormonde
Sunny has been playing the “outrageous and raunchy" Lilian Bellamy in Radio 4’s The Archers for the past 16 years and has become one of the listeners’ most favourite characters!
The Flavel, Flavel Place, Dartmouth
Mon 7 May

More details - Andrew's Corner - Open Garden for NGS
Well established, wildlife friendly, well labelled plantsman’s garden in stunning high moorland setting.
Andrew’s Corner, Belstone
Mon 7 May, Sun 3 Jun

More details - University Of Plymouth Music Week
University of Plymouth Music Week showcases the enormous diversity and quality of music that happens in and around the University. The majority of the performers are staff and students both from the music degree course and the University ensembles that are open to all.
Peninsula Arts, University of Plymouth
Tue 8 May to Sat 12 May

More details - Ladies' Night at Exeter Racecourse
Ladies’ Night at Exeter Racecourse, sponsored by Heavitree Brewery Plc, on Tuesday, May 8 is when the glitz and glamour of racing descend on Haldon Hill.
Exeter Racecourse, Kennford, Exeter
Tue 8 May

More details - Estate Tour
Talk given by Estate Manager Iain Wylie, discussing bio diversity and conservation followed by a cream tea
Bovey Castle, Dartmoor National Park, North Bovey
Tue 8 May

More details - Zippos Cirque Berserk!
HERE FOR THE VERY FIRST TIME - NOW IN ITS FIFTH THRILLING YEAR! Direct from a string of sold-out seasons in London’s Hyde Park Winter Wonderland and the West End, Britain’s favourite contemporary thrill circus is on tour to amaze and entertain the nation.
Theatre Royal, PLYMOUTH
Tue 8 May to Sat 12 May

More details - Castle Drogo - Hard hat tours
Don your hard hats and join the Castle Drogo project manager for a very special behind the scenes tour of the building project to save Castle Drogo. Places are limited so booking is essential on 01647 433306. 7.50 per person. (Normal admission applies).
Castle Drogo, Drewsteignton, near Exeter,
Tue 8 May

More details - Plymouth University Gospel Choir And Plymouth University Big Band
Part of University of Plymouth Music Week 2018 Plymouth University Gospel Choir is open to all students, meets every week, and communicates its enormous enthusiasm and faith through its infectious singing, harmonising and stirring repertoire. A perfect opener for Music Week!
The House Studio, University of Plymouth
Tue 8 May

More details - Cash bingo
Cash bingo every second and 4 th Wednesday of the month , 4 pm afternoon start , all non residents welcome too . All for local charities starting with light up Axminster .
Stewart Court community room millwey rise axminster
Wed 9 May, Wed 23 May

More details - Overbeck's - Garden Tour
Join one of the gardeners and take a seasonal tour of the garden, discovering its short but interesting history and amazing collection of rare and exotic plants. Normal admission charges apply. Booking Not Needed.
Overbeck’s, Sharpitor, Salcombe,
Wed 9 May, Wed 16 May, Wed 23 May, Wed 30 May

More details - The Chagford Singers: Open Rehearsal Invitation
Our Musical Director, Tim Pithers, is opening the doors to anyone who wishes to observe how a choir works or is thinking of joining us. Sit and observe or join in with the classical choral pieces and well-known musical selections. A warm welcome and a workout of lungs and brain.
Endecott House, High Street, Chagford
Wed 9 May

More details - Sam Richards: Empty Moments
Part of University of Plymouth Music Week 2018 Empty Moments is a series of miniatures for piano. They began as tiny sketches written in spare moments, but the theme of emptiness grew and the number of pieces increased to an hours-worth of slow, meditative music.
Room 14, Rolle Building, University of Plymouth
Wed 9 May

More details - ROH Encore - Manon
Manon’s brother Lescaut is offering her to the highest bidder when she meets Des Grieux and falls in love. They elope to Paris, but when Monsieur G.M. offers Manon a life of luxury as his mistress she can’t resist. With the Lescauts’ encouragement Des Grieux cheats at cards in an attempt to win Monsieur G.M.
Pavilions Teignmouth, Den Crescent, Teignmouth
Wed 9 May

More details - The Beehive Folk cafe
Come along to sing or listen in the Beehive bar with our lovely folkie host, Sue King. To make an enquiry or request a performance slot, contact Sue on folkcafe@beehivehoniton.co.uk or just turn up and see if there’s room! The folk cafe runs every other second Wednesday of the month.
The Beehive, Dowell St, Honiton
Wed 9 May

More details - Evening of Mediumship with Psychic Medium Nikki Kitt - Dawlish
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.
Royal British Legion 42-44 Park Road, Dawlish
Wed 9 May

More details - The Steve Buckley Trio with Katherine Williams and Tom Armstong
Part of University of Plymouth Music Week 2018 Steve Buckley (sax, penny whistle and bass clarinet) is a British jazz musician who was a member of the pioneering band Loose Tubes, and also played with Human Chain, Microgroove and Django Bates’ Delightful Precipice.
Sherwell Centre, University of Plymouth
Wed 9 May

More details - Brixham Fish Market Tours
Now in it’s 9th year, Brixham Fish Market Tours are still proving to be very popular, even with the very early start of 6am. A chance to see behind the scenes and the hustle and bustle of the world famous Brixham Fish Market, culminating in a delicious fish breakfast at Rockfish.
Brixham Fish Market, The Quay, Brixham
Wed 9 May, Wed 30 May

More details - Hotel Endsleigh Gardens Open Day with Falconry, Milton Abbot
Come along and explore this wonderful garden, with its follies, grottos and super views, created by Sir Humphrey Repton for John Russell, Sixth Duke of Bedford.
Hotel Endsleigh, Milton Abbot, Tavistock, Devon
Wed 9 May

More details - Macbeth  -  NT Live to Screen
Shakespeare’s most intense and terrifying tragedy, directed by Rufus Norris, will see Rory Kinnear and Anne-Marie Duff return to the National Theatre to play Macbeth and Lady Macbeth. The ruined aftermath of a bloody civil war.
The Flavel, Flavel Place, Dartmouth
Thu 10 May

More details - Gamelan by Plymouth University Gamelan Orchestra
Part of University of Plymouth Music Week 2018 Directed by Saj Collyer University of Plymouth is fortunate in having a full set of Balinese gamelan instruments as well as gamelan specialist Saj Collyer to teach it to students. The sound of a gamelan group is simply extraordinary.
Crosspoint, Roland Levinsky Building, University of Plymouth
Thu 10 May

More details - NT Live - Macbeth
Directed by Rufus Norris. Shakespeare’s most intense and terrifying tragedy, directed by Rufus Norris (The Threepenny Opera, London Road), will see Rory Kinnear (Young Marx, Othello) and Anne-Marie Duff (Oil, Suffragette) return to the National Theatre to play Macbeth and Lady Macbeth.
Pavilions Teignmouth, Den Crescent, Teignmouth
Thu 10 May

More details - Ambient Chilled: Electronics and New Instruments
Part of University of Plymouth Music Week 2018 University of Plymouth’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Computer Music Research attracts composers and experimenters in the field of live and interactive electronic music.
The House, University of Plymouth
Thu 10 May

More details - Kast off Kinks
FEELING KINKY? The Kast off Kinks are actual former members of the legendary band ‘The Kinks’, back together playing great music and re-living the good times whilst keeping the songs alive that made The Kinks a household name.
PALACE THEATRE, Palace Avenue, Paignton
Thu 10 May

More details - EXETER - Evening of Mediumship with International Medium Darren Brittain
Darren is from the Midlands and serves many churches and centres throughout the country and overseas in Norway, Portugal, Spain, Gibraltar, Switzerland, Finland and USA. He has a reputation for delivering names, dates, street names and addresses.
Exeter Spritualist Centre, York Road, Exeter, Devon.
Fri 11 May

More details - Fastlove
Fastlove A Tribute to George Michael: Tickets avaiable.
Plymouth Pavilions, Plymouth
Fri 11 May

More details - Lona Kozik: Philip Glass Metamorphosis
Part of University of Plymouth Music Week 2018 Lona Kozik is an internationally recognised composer, improviser and pianist specialising in French and American music. She has also presented programmes including music by Erik Satie and Philip Glass.
Room 14, Rolle Building, University of Plymouth
Fri 11 May

More details - An Evening of Jazz, Blues and Improvisation with Sam Richards
Part of University of Plymouth Music Week 2018 A feast of jazz, blues and improvisation is hosted by Sam Richards with a full complement of performers. The evening features final year?students and?
Sherwell Centre, University of Plymouth
Fri 11 May

More details - Devon's Biggest Sleepover
Whether you are in brownies, cubs, scouts or any other uniformed group, you will be able to enjoy an entertaining two-night camping trip like to remember at Crealy Adventure Park & Resort. What’s included?
Crealy Adventure Park & Resort, Sidmouth Road, Clyst St Mary, Exeter
Fri 11 May, Sun 13 May

More details - Bishopsteignton Art Group Annual Exhibition
The annual Bishopsteignton Art Exhibition is to be held on the 11th to 13th of May in Bishopsteignton’s Community Centre. The event will feature the sale of original paintings and cards produced by the group’s members, which will be judged by professional watercolour artist Richard Eraut.
Bishopsteignton Community Centre
Fri 19 May 17, Sun 21 May 17

More details - Teignmouth Comedy Club
Headliner - Adam Bloom. Adam Bloom is one of Britain’s most inventive comedians. One of the most sought after acts in the country. Perrier Award nominee and Polygram Awards winner for best stand-up at the Edinburg Festival. Undoubtedly one of Britain’s sharpest comic brains – all this and he doesn’t swear.
Pavilions Teignmouth, Den Crescent, Teignmouth
Fri 11 May

More details - Workshop: Trans-form Dance
Experience the magnitude and intricate detail of Trevor Bell’s works first-hand, as you join Sarah Fairhall in a very special dance workshop held among his paintings in the gallery.
Peninsula Arts Gallery, Roland Levinsky Building, University of Plymouth
Fri 11 May

More details - All Our Yesterdays
The ultimate feel good show! Another sensational show from the producers of ’Memory Lane’, ‘Rolling back the Years’, and ‘Memories are made of This’.
Babbacombe Theatre , Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay
Fri 11 May

More details - The Last Resort
Last Resort is an alternative future for Guantanamo Bay. The waterboarding has stopped, the noise has been turned down and the military base has been reclaimed as a holiday destination. You, the audience, are our holidaymakers.
Pavilions Teignmouth, Den Crescent, Teignmouth
Sat 12 May

More details - Giant Wiggle - Very Hungry Caterpillar sponsored walk for Children
Saturday 12th May 2018, 12 noon - 1pm The Giant Wiggle is a sponsored walk in aid of Action for Children. The walk is themed on The Very Hungry Caterpillar and each child that takes part will receive a free activity pack, sponsor form and certificate. Adults can take part too, and we’ll conga around the village.
meet at Clearbrook Village Hall, Clearbrook, Yelverton
Sat 12 May

Rob Heron And The Tea Pad Orchestra @ The Lucky 7 Club! More details - Rob Heron And The Tea Pad Orchestra @ The Lucky 7 Club!
ROB HERON & THE TEA PAD ORCHESTRA We are really thrilled to have the fantastic Rob Heron & The Tea Pad Orchestra playing at The Lucky 7 Club!
Dendy Road, Paignton
Sat 12 May
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More details - Film: Freaky Friday (1976)
Wouldn’t it be nice if someone could switch places with you and know exactly how you feel? In Disney’s 1976 film Freaky Friday, that’s exactly what happens: a power struggling mother and daughter magically switch places when they both wish the other to walk in her shoes for a day.
Jill Craigie Cinema, Roland Levinsky Building, University of Plymouth
Sat 12 May

More details - Cricket is a Funny Game
Friends of Higher Cemetery present a talk by Clive Russell about the humorous aspects of cricket.
Higher Cemetery, St Marks Avenue, Exeter.
Sat 12 May

More details - Murder Mystert at Torquay Museum - The Curse Amenhotep
Torquay Museum is the unique setting for an exciting and unusual fully interactive Ancient Egyptian Murder Mystery evening. A priceless Egyptian artefact has been stolen - the Stone of Amenhotep. A murder has been committed. Is this the infamous Curse of Amenhotep or is it a robbery gone wrong?
529 Babbacombe Rd, Torquay
Sat 12 May

More details - Killerton - National Mills weekend at Clyston Mill
Clyston mill is a hidden piece of history waiting to be discovered. Celebrate National Mills weekend in one of England’s last remaining working watermills. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Killerton, Broadclyst, Exeter,
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

More details - The Old Vicarage - Open Garden for NGS
Croquet lawn leads to multi-level garden overlooking 3 large ponds with winding paths, climbing roses and overviews. Brook with waterfall flows through garden past fascinating summerhouse built by owner. Benched deck overhangs first pond.
The Old Vicarage, South Molton
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

More details - East Woodlands Farmhouse - Open Garden for NGS
Newly reopening in 2018, East Woodlands is a beautifully designed garden full of rooms packed with plants, shrubs and trees. Enjoy the spectacular bamboos, flowing grasses, colourful roses and giant phormiums all set in an acre looking out over the North Devon countryside.
East Woodlands Farmhouse, Barnstaple
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

More details - Buckland Brewer Plant Sale
Plants for bedding, plants for eating! Plants for tubs, and a few shrubs Plants for your pleasure Will be for our treasure So we’ll welcome you, One and all That’s from the Church, Chapel And the Hall Coffee and teas etc. available across the road in the Chapel
The Village Green, Buckland Brewer, Bideford
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

More details - Garden Open at Musbury Barton, Axminster for Send a Cow
The garden at Musbury Barton, near Axminster, EX13 8BB will be open in aid of Send a Cow to help us celebrate our 30th Anniversary (www.sendacow.org). The garden was started in 1947 and has been developed ever since. Trees and shrubs are well established - some of them rare and unusual.
Musbury Barton, Axminster Devon
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

More details - Bishopsteignton Art Group Annual Exhibition
Bishopsteignton Art Group Annual Exhibition
Bishopsteignton Community Centre, Shute Hill, Bishopsteignton
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

More details - Coastal Clean-Ups
Join our Coastal Crew and help us keep the shores clean! In 2018, Living Coasts will be running a series of beach cleans around Torbay, with the first one at Preston Beach on 12th May 2018.
Preston Beach, Paignton
Sat 12 May

More details - Lydford Gorge - Spring flower walk
Join us for a guided walk to identify the spring wild flowers that abound in the gorge, the walk will visit the Whitelady waterfall and finish in the Waterfall tea-room. Identification guides will be available to consult in the Waterfall tea-room at the end of the walk. Booking Essential. Phone: 01822 820320.
Lydford Gorge, Lydford, near Tavistock,
Sat 12 May

More details - Spring flower walk in Cranbrook
Look for signs of spring Walk around the Cranbrook countryside with the Ranger looking for signs of spring! Well behaved dogs on leads welcome. Some off path walking. Contact the Countryside team to discuss access.
Younghayes Community Centre, Younghayes Road, Cranbrook
Sat 12 May

More details - Speed Hillclimbing at Wiscombe Park
The 500 Owners Association offer an unique event in the Wiscombe Park season with an event which features motorcycle engined racing machines from the 1950s. This type of car formed the racing career of the legend that is Stirling Moss.
Wiscombe Park, Southleigh, Colyton.
Sat 12 May

More details - Capulus
Part of University of Plymouth Music Week 2018 Enjoy live music from local hard rock band, Capulus, whose influences include The Foo Fighters and Iron Maiden. The four piece band has just released their first album and are gaining increasing support in and around Devon.
University of Plymouth Student Union Bar Outdoor stage
Sat 12 May

More details - Performance: Trans-form - Sound & Dance
With Jamie Mills, Sarah Fairhall and Lois Taylor In 2014 and subsequent years, Trevor Bell collaborated with the choreographer, the late Roger Belman. It was a collaboration that explored the relationship between mark making and contemporary dance.
Peninsula Arts Gallery, Roland Levinsky Building, University of Plymouth
Sat 12 May

More details - Talk: In Conversation with Lauren Child, Children's Laureate
Children’s Laureate Lauren Child, MBE explores the magic of reading and writing with some of her best-loved characters including Clarice Bean, Ruby Redfort, and Charlie and Lola. Child is one of today’s most highly regarded writers and illustrators for children and young teenagers.
Theatre 1, Roland Levinsky Building, University of Plymouth
Sat 12 May

More details - Speed Hillclimbing at Wiscombe Park for Vintage cars
A major event in the season for Wiscombe Park. The splendour and the interest of the Vintage Sports Car Club meeting is the highlight of the year for those who appreciate the cars and racing machines of yesteryear.
Wiscombe Park, Southleigh, Colyton.
Sun 13 May

More details - From The Jam with Bruce Foxton
From The Jam with Bruce Foxton The Gift 35th Anniversary Tour + Support. Artists performing: From The Jam.: Tickets avaiable.
Exeter Phoenix, Exeter
Sun 13 May

More details - Killerton - Classic car day
Pit stop at Killerton and admire hundreds of rare and unique classic cars on display in the historic parkland. Soak up the atmosphere, browse craft stalls and tuck into delicious food. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Killerton, Broadclyst, Exeter,
Sun 13 May

More details - Wembury - Wembury family fun day
As the days get longer and the weather warms up, we’ve got a day full of ’50 things’ fun and games on the beach to make the most of it.
Wembury, Warden’s Countryside Office, 3 Scobbiscombe Farm Cottages, Kingston, Kingsbridge
Sun 13 May

More details - Open Gardens Penrose House
A newly landscaped town garden with herbaceous plants, shrubs, mature trees, climbing roses and Clematis. There are container and basket plants and vegetable plants for sale. On street parking Refreshments include teas, coffees and cake No wheelchair access No dogs allowed
Park Road, Crediton
Sun 13 May

More details - Cash bingo
Cash bingo in aid of The Axminster New Youth Club raffle tea coffee and a flyer .all welcome eyes down 7-30 doors open 6-30 pm
Tigers way football club Axminster
Sun 13 May

More details - Higher Ash Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Evolving garden, high up in South Devon countryside. Sitting in 2½ acres there is a large kitchen garden terraced into the hillside with adjoining orchard. Vibrant array of azaleas and rhododendrons surround the barns and courtyard. Farmhouse is surrounded by a mix of herbaceous borders, shrubs and lawns.
Higher Ash Farm, Dartmouth
Sun 13 May, Sun 20 May

More details - The Scrumpy Run
The Scrumpy Run is organised by the Vintage Motor Cycle Club - Devon Section when some 40 or so riders set off at 11am following a suggested route over Exmoor to a lunch time stop before returning to Ilfracombe for the presentation of prizes.
Ilfracombe Sea Front
Sun 13 May

More details - Buckand Brewer
SAFARI LUNCH Sunday 13th May
The Village, Buckland Brewer, BIdeford
Sun 13 May

More details - Portington - Open Garden for NGS
Garden in peaceful rural setting with fine views over surrounding countryside. Mixed planting with shrubs and borders. Walk to a small lake through woodland and fields at bluebell time.
Portington, Lamerton
Sun 13 May, Sun 20 May

More details - Bickham House - Open Garden for NGS
7 acres with borders, mature trees and shrubs. Banks of snowdrops and small named collection at Bickham Cottage. Formal parterre with lily pond. Walled garden with colourful profusion of vegetables and flowers. Palm tree avenue leading to millennium summerhouse.
Bickham House, Exeter
Sun 13 May, Sat 9 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Sun 8 Jul

More details - Heathercombe - Open Garden for NGS
Secluded valley with streams tumbling through woods, ponds and lake; tranquil setting for 30 acres of spring/summer interest (many recent changes) - daffodils, extensive bluebells complementing large displays of rhododendrons, pretty cottage gardens, woodland walks, many specimen trees, bog/fern gardens, orchard and
Heathercombe, Nr Bovey Tracey
Sun 13 May, Sun 20 May

More details - Fowey Estuary - Gribbin Daymark open days
The Gribbin Daymark will be open to the public giving spectacular views of St Austell Bay to the west and the Fowey estuary to the east. Walk out to the Gribbin Headland, take a picnic or stop off at Polridmouth Beach perhaps. Our volunteers will have the Daymark open so you can climb up the steps to the top.
Fowey Estuary
Sun 13 May

More details - Greenway - Dawn chorus walk
Would you like to join the ranger team for an opportunity to listen to and identify early morning bird song, whilst taking a walk on the beautiful Greenway estate' To make it even more worth your while, the walk finishes with coffee, tea and bacon sandwiches. Booking Essential. Phone: 01803 842382.
Greenway, Greenway Road, Galmpton, near Brixham,
Sun 13 May

More details - Higher Cherubeer - Open Garden for NGS
1½ acre country garden with gravelled courtyard, raised beds and alpine house, lawns, large herbaceous border, shady woodland beds, potager style kitchen garden with large greenhouse. Winter openings for National Collection of Cyclamen species, hellebores and over 400 snowdrop varieties.
Higher Cherubeer, Winkleigh
Sun 13 May

More details - Film: Remembrance (1982)
A sell-out in November, and now back by popular demand to coincide with Plymouth History Festival, Remembrance following a group of Devonport-based Royal Navy ratings, due to sail to America for a six-month NATO exercise.
Jill Craigie Cinema, Roland Levinsky Building, University of Plymouth
Mon 14 May

More details - Pilgrim of Brixham FREE Open Day - Heritage Sailing Trawler
Pilgrim is the oldest surviving trawler built and rigged in Brixham. Come aboard and see how they did things in 1895 and explore Brixham’s unique fishing and sailing heritage. We provide free guided tours.
Town Pontoon, Brixham Harbour, opposite Prince William pub.
Mon 14 May

More details - Canoe safari
Explore the wildlife of the river Axe by canoe Enjoy a guided trip down the river Axe discovering the area’s wonderful wildlife from the river! Led by qualified instructors from the Axe Vale Canoe Club with wildlife commentary from the Countryside Rangers.
Seaton Wetlands, Colyford to Seaton Road, Seaton
Mon 14 May

More details - Talk: Water From The Moor: Plymouth’s Water Supply
With local historian, Paul Rendell As a keen local historian, Paul Rendell – a Dartmoor National Park Guide for many years –has written many articles for newspapers, magazines and books on the Dartmoor area. In 1991, he founded the Dartmoor News, a bi-monthly magazine that he still edits.
Theatre 2, Roland Levinksy Building, University of Plymouth
Tue 15 May

More details - Ladies That Lunch - Spring Gardens with Chris Holdsworth
Cocktail on arrival, 2 course lunch with a glass of wine, coffee and petit fours
Buckland Tout-Saints, Kingsbridge
Tue 15 May

More details - An American In Paris  -  The West End Production
With a record-setting 28 five-star reviews from critics, An American in Paris is coming from London’s West End to The Flavel. This breathtakingly beautiful Tony® Award-winning Broadway musical, inspired by the Oscar® winning MGM film, tells the impassioned story of discovering love in the ‘City of Light’.
The Flavel, Flavel Place, Dartmouth
Wed 16 May

More details - Killerton - Evening bat walk
A dusk guided walk with an expert to discover the world of bats at Killerton. Bats love the ancient trees and old buildings at Killerton. Join Sarah Butcher from Devon Bat Group and borrow a bat detector to meet all the different species as they emerge at dusk.
Killerton, Broadclyst, Exeter,
Wed 16 May

More details - Saltram - Garden Tours
Ever wondered how the gardeners keep the lawn so nice, or grow a particular flower' Join one of our friendly gardeners for a stroll around the garden, see what’s looking good at the moment or hear a little about the gardens history. Its your chance to ask for some tips for your own garden too.
Saltram, Plympton, Plymouth
Wed 16 May, Wed 23 May, Wed 30 May

More details - An American In Paris
This breathtakingly beautiful Tony® Award-winning Broadway musical, inspired by the Oscar® winning MGM film, tells the impassioned story of discovering love in the ‘City of Light’.
Pavilions Teignmouth, Den Crescent, Teignmouth
Wed 16 May

More details - Devon County Show
The Devon County Show is one of the South West’s most iconic events, showcasing the very best of farming, food and rural life.
Westpoint Clyst St Mary
Thu 17 May to Sat 19 May

More details - Henning Wehn  -  Das Neuen Materialen Nachten
Join the German Comedy Ambassador for Teutonic jolliness at its best. Expect some old favourites and plenty of new ideas. Some might call it work-in-progress but Henning prefers to describe it as masterpiece-under-construction.
The Flavel, Flavel Place, Dartmouth
Thu 17 May

More details - Music: Matana Roberts and Kelly Jayne Jones
A very special series of sonic episodes brings together US mixed-media composer/saxophonist Matana Roberts and UK improviser and flautist Kelly Jayne Jones.
The House, University of Plymouth
Thu 17 May

More details - South Brent production of the play 'Gaslight'
South Brent Amateur Dramatic Society present their Spring production, the classical psychological thriller ‘Gaslight’ by Patrick Hamilton.
South Brent Village Hall, Station Approach, South Brent
Thu 17 May to Sat 19 May

More details - Moretonhampstead Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
2 large gardens close to moorland town. One in a wooded valley, the other higher up with magnificent views of Dartmoor. Dogs on leads welcome. Plant sale, teas are a must. Both have mature orchards and yr round vegetable gardens.
Moretonhampstead Gardens, Moretonhampstead
Fri 18 May to Sun 20 May

More details - Greenway - Book club
Why not bring a picnic to enjoy while you relax and informally discuss one of Agatha Christie’s books' Visit Greenway’s website nearer the time to find out which book will be the focus, but even if you’ve never read the book, the evening is a good chance to enjoy good company and lively
Greenway, Greenway Road, Galmpton, near Brixham,
Fri 18 May

More details - Dad's Army Radio Hour.
Two actors play 25 characters in this brilliant staging of classic radio scripts based on favourite episodes from the original TV series.
Pavilions Teignmouth, Den Crescent, Teignmouth
Fri 18 May

More details - TapUK 2018
The 24th Annual UK Tap Dance Festival. Dance workshops with top instructors, performance opportunity and parties.
TLH Leisure Resort, Torquay
Fri 18 May to Mon 21 May

More details - Kentlands - Open Garden for NGS
Our 2 acre tucked away garden is s-facing with distant views across Exeter towards west Devon and Sidmouth. The Garden was started in 2010 and is still developing.
Kentlands, Exeter
Sat 19 May and Sun 20 May

More details - Little Dorweeke - Open Garden for NGS
2 acre garden nestling in valley beside stream and surrounding thatched Devon longhouse. Developed over 45 years from original smallholding. Many areas, incl koi, lily and natural ponds, bog area and vegetable garden.
Little Dorweeke, Exeter
Sat 19 May and Sun 20 May

More details - Craddock House - Open Garden for NGS
Attractive extensive garden with small lake. House and grounds built early 1800’s. Formal areas and herbaceous borders with large grasses border. Woodland area and extensive lawns and interesting water features. Large rose border with lavender and verbena.
Craddock House, Cullompton
Sat 19 May and Sun 20 May

More details - RNLI Lifeboat  stalls at Charity Day on the Den
Collectables and Jewellery, Bric-a-brac, A wide selection of quality paperback books and plenty of gifts from the RNLI souvenir stall. Donkey rides and Bouncy Castles
The Den Teignmouth
Sat 19 May, Sat 16 Jun, Sat 14 Jul

More details - Kilmington (Shute Road) Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Set in rural E Devon in AONB yet easily accessed from A35. 3 gardens just under 1 mile apart. Spinney Two: ½ acre garden planted for yr-round colour, foliage and texture. Mature oaks and beech. Views. On gentle southerly slope.
Kilmington (Shute Road) Gardens, Axminster
Sat 19 May and Sun 20 May

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 19 May, Sat 23 Jun

More details - Track Stars Athletics
Age 4-11yrs Running, Jumping, Throwing, relays agility and co-ordination and plenty of games. Athletics is fun and exciting this is a great way to introduce children to such a variety of disciplines. We welcome you to come along and have some fun, please wear a PE kit and trainers, and bags of energy!
Exeter Arena, Summer Lane
Sat 19 May, Sun 10 Jun, Sun 24 Jun

More details - My First Ballet: Swan Lake
Enjoy one of the most famous ballets of all time together, in this beautifully adapted new version for children aged three upwards. The evil magician Rothbart has turned the beautiful princess Odette into a swan; only at night can she return to human form.
Princess Theatre Torbay Road Torquay
Sat 19 May and Sun 20 May

More details - Brendon Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Stunning part of Exmoor National Park. All gardens have views. Excellent walking along river between Brendon & Rockford. Brendon Hse: C18 in idyllic village location. Established front garden, evolving kitchen garden, greenhouse. Emphasis on recycling and gardening in harmony with wildlife.
Brendon Gardens, Lynton
Sat 19 May and Sun 20 May

More details - Lower Spitchwick Garden - Open Garden for NGS
Beautiful valley alongside R Dart. East Lower Lodge: atmospheric woodland garden with imaginative planting in natural setting. Contains jungle area with bamboo teahouse, meandering grass pathways, lawns, borders with stream, potager and vegetable garden.
Lower Spitchwick Garden, Poundsgate
Sat 19 May and Sun 20 May

More details - University Of Plymouth Choral Society Summer Concert
The programme features Gabriel Fauré’s Requiem, with a first half of shorter French works including Fauré’s Pavane, as well as additional pieces from the choir, soloists and orchestra.
Minster Church of St. Andrew, Royal Parade, Plymouth
Sat 19 May

More details - Killerton - Ashclyst Forest bat walk
Join bat experts in Ashclyst Forest as they check bat boxes as part of our survey programme. Ashclyst Forest is home to all sorts of wildlife, including bats.
Killerton, Broadclyst, Exeter,
Sat 19 May

More details - A Wild Feast - Hosted by The Kitchen Table, Wild and Curious and Elder Herbs
A delicious wild and seasonal three course meal and local foraging walk in Dartington, Devon. The event begins with an optional foraging walk, starting at 3pm, which will not only introduce you to some of the beautiful wild plants featuring in the evening meal, it will give you an insight into their wonderful...
Dartington Village Hall, Cott Road, Dartington
Sat 19 May

More details - Garden Party
Join us at a garden party in our beautiful community ’Wild Art’ garden. We will be celebrating the gallery’s heritage including the weddings held here when it was a registry office and also celebrating the Royal Wedding.
Dowell street Honiton
Sat 19 May

More details - Open Garden Field House
A very steep sloping garden with level terraces. There is a small orchard with bog planting. There are herbaceous borders, a vegetable terrace to a wildflower meadow with a small woodland and stream.
21 Argyll Road, Exeter
Sat 19 May

More details - MAMMOTHFEST BEST BAND 2018 REGIONAL FINAL
MAMMOTHFEST BEST BAND 2018 REGIONAL FINAL: Tickets avaiable.
The Cavern, Exeter
Sat 19 May

More details - Willow Sunflowers Hearts & Dragonflies
Make willow crafts with Windrush Willow Aimed at beginners, Richard an expert from Windrush Willow will guide you through making a wide range of items. Try making hearts, bird feeders, sunflowers, dragonflies, snails and random weave balls out of willow! Please bring an apron, notepad and packed lunch.
Reed Base at Seaton Wetlands, Colyford to Seaton Road, Seaton
Sun 20 May

More details - Lamerton Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
2 adjacent s-facing sloping gardens on edge of W Devon village Oakwood: created in 2008 garden provides all yr-round interest with winding paths through well stocked borders and sloping beds, water features, laburnum and wisteria tunnel, mature specimen trees, intimate garden rooms taking advantage of the landscape.
Lamerton Gardens, Tavistock
Sun 20 May, Sat 16 Jun

More details - Plymouth Jazz Club presents The Sopranos
The Sopranos are the creation of Chris Pearce with fellow reeds player Andy Leggett, plus Dave Deakin on trombone backed by a fine rhythm section. They play an eclectic selection of music from ’New Orleans’ style traditional jazz to more modern styles of jazz.
The Royal British Legion Club, Tailyour Road, Crownhill, Plymouth
Sun 20 May

More details - Race for Life Torbay 5k
Date: 20th of May Start time: 11am This is a 5k suitable for all abilities. This is thousands of women uniting with one purpose. Walk, jog or run. Raise valuable funds for research. This event is returning with a brand new route!
Torbay Velopark, Penwill Way, Paignton
Sun 20 May

More details - Wick Farm Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
8 acre pleasure garden around Victorian farmhouse arranged in rooms with many attractive features. Fernery, ornamental pond, borders, sculptures, oriental garden with stone bell, lake with carp. Plants in long border to attract butterflies and bees.
Wick Farm Gardens, Holsworthy
Sun 20 May, Sun 27 May, Mon 28 May

More details - Foamlea - Open Garden for NGS
Coastal garden with uninterrupted view of Morte Point (NT), brim full of unusual and familiar plants originating around the world. Rockery, colour rooms, mixed beds and borders all linked by slate steps and shillet paths. Several changed plantings incl 2 new areas.
Foamlea, Mortehoe
Sun 20 May

More details - St Merryn - Open Garden for NGS
Very sheltered, peaceful, gently sloping, S-facing, artist’s garden, emphasis on shape, colour, scent and yr-round interest. A garden for pleasure with swimming pool. Thatched summerhouse leading down to herbaceous borders. Winding crazy paving paths, many seating areas.
St Merryn, Braunton
Sun 20 May

More details - Evening of Mediumship with Psychic Medium Nikki Kitt - Plymouth
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.
Agaton Social Club, Agaton Fort Road Plymouth
Mon 21 May

More details - Exeter Floral Trail - Chelsea Fringe Event
The RHS Chelsea Gold medal-winning florists of the Academy of Floral Art and their friends are set to bring a floral flavour of the world-famous flower show to the heart of Exeter in a special Chelsea Fringe event.
Exeter City Centre
Tue 22 May to Thu 24 May

More details - Talk: Something Beyond Ourselves: Trevor Bell and The Idea Of Abstraction
With Michael Bird, writer and independent historian During Trevor Bell’s long career, the fortunes of abstract painting rose and fell, but Bell always remained committed to abstraction.
Peninsula Arts Gallery, Roland Levinsky Building, University of Plymouth
Tue 22 May

More details - Forces March from Ilfracombe
Starting from Ilfracombe Seafront at 10am on Wednesday 23rd May, sponsored walkers and runners will make their way along the 135+ mile route over 5, one-day stages.
Ilfracombe Seafront
Wed 23 May

More details - Wedding Open Evening
Explore Bovey Castle for your dream wedding venue. Our wedding coordinators will offer guided tours of Bovey Castle’s reception rooms & facilities
Bovey Castle, Dartmoor National Park, North Bovey
Wed 23 May

More details - Haldon Grange - Open Garden for NGS
12 acre well established garden with camellias, magnolias, azaleas, various shrubs and rhododendrons; rare and mature trees; small lake and ponds with river and water cascades. 5 acre arboretum planted 2011 with wide range of trees, shrubs and a large lilac circle. Wisteria pergola with views over Exeter and Woodbury.
Haldon Grange, Exeter
Wed 23 May, Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May, Sat 2 Jun, Sun 3 Jun, Sat 9 Jun, Sun 10 Jun

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
Thu 24 May

More details - Plymouth University Orchestra Summer Concert
Directed by Jonathan Hurdle and Jamie Dove Plymouth University Orchestra will perform a selection of orchestral works prepared during the term with additional pieces for strings, wind and brass ensembles.
Theatre 1, Roland Levinsky Building, University of Plymouth
Thu 24 May

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 - Coleton Fishacre - Countryside walks at Coleton Fishacre
Would you like to explore the rugged stretch of coastline in the company of a countryside ranger' The ranger team will be leading spring countryside walks from Coleton Fishacre to Pudcombe Cove, along the South West Coast Path to Ivy Cove, and back to Coleton Fishacre via Coleton Camp.
Coleton Fishacre, Brownstone Road, Kingswear,
Fri 25 May

More details - The Dresser  -  The Dartmouth Players
Both hilarious and poignant, The Dresser explores the relationship between two men who are reluctantly and inevitably co-dependent. As World War II rages, backstage in a provincial English theatre, an ageing, once-famous classical actor is troubled.
The Flavel, Flavel Place, Dartmouth
Fri 25 May and Sat 26 May

More details - Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum - Meet the Chichesters trail
Pick up a trail and explore the grounds to find out more about the Chichester family who built and lived at Arlington Court. What member of the family do you like best' The February trail will focus on the Chichester ladies and the May trail looks at the Chichester men.
Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum, Arlington, near Barnstaple
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Buckland Abbey - The World Encompassed trail
The launch week of our new family trail following Francis Drake on his famous circumnavigation. A family trail taking in all of Francis Drake’s famous voyage of discovery. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Buckland Abbey, Yelverton,
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Heddon Valley - Family Butterfly Trail
Enjoy a walk through the beautiful Heddon Valley down to the beach following the family butterfly trail. The Heddon Valley attracts hundreds of butterflies. To celebrate them we have created a fun family trail through the valley, with clues to find along the way. You might even spot some of the real things!
Heddon Valley, Parracombe, Barnstaple
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Knightshayes Court - May half-term havoc
Get the kids out and about this half term as we host a range of different activities aimed to help kids tick of some of their 50 things to do before they’re 11 3/4. Booking Not Needed.
Knightshayes Court, Bolham, Tiverton,
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Castle Drogo - Flower trail
Hunt around the garden and grounds at Castle Drogo to find the boxes to identify seeds and their flowers.(1 per trail, includes a badge as a prize). Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Castle Drogo, Drewsteignton, near Exeter,
Sat 26 May to Thu 31 May

More details - Killerton - Half term wildlife term
With a beautiful garden and acres of parkland Killerton is home to many different species of wildlife. As you wander the winding pathways see how many of Killerton’s furry and feathery friends you can spot. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Killerton, Broadclyst, Exeter,
Sat 26 May to Thu 31 May

More details - Heathercombe - Open Garden for NGS
Secluded valley with streams tumbling through woods, ponds and lake; tranquil setting for 30 acres of spring/summer interest (many recent changes) - daffodils, extensive bluebells complementing large displays of rhododendrons, pretty cottage gardens, woodland walks, many specimen trees, bog/fern gardens, orchard and
Heathercombe, Nr Bovey Tracey
Sat 26 May, Sun 27 May, Tue 29 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Castle Drogo - May half-term fun
Hunt around the garden and grounds at Castle Drogo to find the boxes to help you answer the questions and complete the trail (1 per trail, normal admission applies). On Tuesday 29 May, 11am-4pm you can get your hands dirty by taking part in crafty castle capers (a small charge applies). Booking Not Needed.
Castle Drogo, Drewsteignton, near Exeter,
Sat 26 May to Thu 31 May

More details - Buckland Abbey - Drake's Drum - the World Encompassed
A celebration of Drake’s famous drum currently on display at the Abbey. Local ceramicist Fi Smart, through an astonishing piece of ceramic sculpture celebrates Drake’s drum and his voyages. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Buckland Abbey, Yelverton,
Sat 26 May to Tue 24 Jul

More details - Buckland Abbey - The World Encompassed Family Trail
Discover quirky facts about Drake’s famous voyage. Collect you passport to the past from visitor welcome to help you follow Drakes route and become a Tudor explorer. Booking Not Needed. Perfect for families.
Buckland Abbey, Yelverton,
Sat 26 May to Tue 24 Jul

More details - RNLI Coffee Morning
RNLI Sale & Coffee Morning Homemade cakes Collectables and Jewellery, Bric-a-brac, A wide selection of quality paperback books and plenty of gifts from the RNLI souvenir stall.
TAAG Arts & Community Centre, Northumberland Place Teignmouth
Sat 26 May, Sat 30 Jun

More details - Lewis Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
Located on SW-facing slope in rural Mid Devon, the 4 acre garden at Lewis Cottage has evolved primarily over the last 25 yrs, harnessing and working with the natural landscape.
Lewis Cottage, nr Crediton
Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May, Sat 23 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Sat 21 Jul, Sun 22 Jul

More details - Trash or Treasure? Half Term Event
Join us during May half term to discover more about the amazing marine creatures that live in our seas and how marine plastic pollution is affecting them. Experience puppet shows (Mon-Fri only), exciting animal enrichment, play our Trash or Treasure game and even take part in our new 2-minute beach cleans!
Living Coasts, Torquay Harbourside, Beacon Quay, Torquay
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Zooper Pooper Week
Join us in May half term to learn all about poo at the Zoo! Discover how wildlife experts use poo to track animals and how our keepers use poo to assess animal health. Take part in our a ‘poo-dunnit?’ trail, learn fun facts at our daily talks and even play ‘Plop Trumps’.
Paignton Zoo Environmental Park, Totnes Road
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Travelling ladies family tour
Italy, Spain, Germany and beyond – where in the world will your Grand Tour take you? Follow the steps of the Parminter cousins on a fashionable trip through time, and win a prize.
A la Ronde - National Trust - Summer Lane, Exmouth
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - All Inclusive Half Term Fun!
Enjoy the great outdoors at Becky Falls this May half-term. As always, we’ll have hands-on animal encounter shows and feeding sessions. Twice daily in the Animal Encounter Room get up close to some of our friendly residents. Who will you meet today? They could be furry, scaly or even have 8 legs!
Becky Falls, Manaton, near Bovey Tracey, Newton Abbot
Sat 27 May 17, Sun 4 Jun 17

More details - Bocombe Mill Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
12 themed flower gardens and many unique features that punctuate an undulating landscape of 5 acres in a wooded valley. Streams, 3 bog gardens - raised walkway, a dozen water features, 3 large pools. White pergola. Hillside orchard. Soft fruit and kitchen gardens. Wild meadow, a wildlife haven.
Bocombe Mill Cottage, Bideford
Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May

Exeter Cathedral BRAHMS GERMAN REQUIEM for Hospiscare. More details - Exeter Cathedral BRAHMS GERMAN REQUIEM for Hospiscare.
The Isca Ensemble, Roger Hendy MD and the Isca Chorus augmented by the Maynard School Senior Girls Choir presents a special choral orchestral concert in Exeter Cathedral for Hospiscare. The soloists are Julian Rippon (baritone), Heloise West (soprano) and Emmanuel Bach (violin).
1 The Cloisters, Exeter
Sat 26 May
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More details - Dom Pipkin - 'Smokin Boogie'
Tales of the big easy, bourbon & bad boys - One of Europe’s most authentic and spirited blues and jazz piano players, Dom Pipkin, brings his acclaimed one man show on the road with a rollercoaster ride through the rich world of New Orleans, featuring astonishing stories and some truly breath-taking piano.
Pavilions Teignmouth, Den Crescent, Teignmouth
Sat 26 May

More details - Clearbrook Wild Child: Wild About Woods FREE!
Saturday 26th May 2018, 12 noon - 2pm We’ll be joined by Debbie from Wild About Woods for an afternoon of woodland craft. The day will include Fire-lighting and toasting marshmallows on the campfire.
meet at Clearbrook Village Hall, Clearbrook, Yelverton
Sat 26 May

More details - Greenway - The enchanted woodland day
Join us in Greenway’s enchanted woodland. Why not dress up as an animal, elf or fairy and drop into this day of woodland games, animal-themed crafts and activities led by the woodland folk at Greenway. Booking Not Needed. Phone: 01803 842382. Children very welcome when accompanied by an adult.
Greenway, Greenway Road, Galmpton, near Brixham,
Sat 26 May

More details - Rich Hall's Hoedown
Rich Hall’s critically acclaimed new show begins its second leg of touring. There has never been a better time to be an American comedian in the UK. Hall’s precision dismantling of the tenuous relationship between two countries is a freewheeling and deadly accurate as ever.
Babbacombe Theatre , Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay
Sat 26 May

More details - The Upbeat Beatles
As the name suggests The Upbeat Beatles are a rockin’ band with tight musicianship and powerhouse vocals! You’ll be jumping from the word go! There isn’t a band to touch them - 8 bars of “Twist and Shout” and you will know why! No other band performs this song like the Upbeat Beatles!
Babbacombe Theatre , Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay
Sat 26 May

More details - Deancombe Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Nestling between old walls and a traditional Devon farm overlooked by meadows with sheep and cattle set in the southern foothills of Dartmoor. Small swimming lake, waterfalls and stream.
Deancombe Farm, Buckfastleigh
Sat 26 May and Sun 27 May

More details - Blackaton - Open Garden for NGS
6 acre garden lying in a high wooded valley below Providence. Moorland trout and salmon stream flows over weir and beneath Monet bridge as it tumbles down beside sloping lawns. Borders at top of garden, mature rhododendrons and azaleas provide a swathe of colour. Mixed shrubs and perennials below 2 terraces.
Blackaton, Newton Abbot
Sat 26 May and Sun 27 May

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 - Dom Pipkin 'Smokin Boogie' Solo Tour
Dom Pipkin is one of the UK’s ’best kept secrets’ and his critically acclaimed solo show is coming to Teignmouth for a night of jazz, blues and soul.
Den Cres, Teignmouth
Sat 26 May

More details - Blackdown Hills Repair Cafe
Following the hugely successful launch of the Blackdown Hills Repair Cafe, we plan that our next event will have an even greater variety of skilled specialist repairers on hand to help you.
Hemyock Village Hall, Hemyock
Sat 26 May

More details - K&Q's Burlesque, Boogie and Cocktails with Kiki @ The Lucky 7 Club!
A night of sparkles, fizz, song and dance, beautiful burlesque and cocktails with Kiki! If you like your burlesque shows classic then this is the night for you.
Dendy Road, Paignton
Sat 26 May

More details - Holistic, Psychic and Wellbeing Fayre
Showcasing a wide range of talented therapists and goods, from crystal healing to reiki, and healthy eating to massage. For the mind, body and soul.
South Molton Pannier Market, 5 Broad Street, South Molton
Sun 27 May

More details - Mud Larks Fun Run
Thrill-seeking families are invited to get muddy for a good cause at a brand-new event at The Shops at Dartington during their May Food Fair on Sunday 27 May.
The Shops at Dartington, Shinner’s Bridge, Dartington
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 - Exe Estuary Mud Walk 27 May
A FREE mud walk as part of Exmouth Festival As part of Exmouth Festival the Countryside team are running two free mud walks! Discover what is living in the mud of the Exe Estuary. Dig for worms, search for crabs and shells and fish for shrimps.
Exmouth beach,Opposite the toilets, Imperial Road Rec , Exmouth
Sun 27 May

Prawle Fair 2018 More details - Prawle Fair 2018
Set in Devon’s most southerly village East Prawle, Prawle Fair is one of the most popular events in the South Hams. It is like stepping back in time with traditional attractions such as swing boats, train rides, test your strength, slippery pole, hoopla, raffle, children’s tug of war and lots more.
The Green East Prawle Kingsbridge
Sun 27 May
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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

More details - Hillersdon - Open Garden for NGS
After decades of neglect, the gardens at Hillersdon have been lovingly restored and developed, and this work is ongoing.
Hillersdon, Cullompton
Sun 27 May and Mon 28 May

More details - Southcombe Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Village famous for its fair, Uncle Tom Cobley and its C14 church - the Cathedral of the Moor. Featured in RHS The Garden. Southcombe Barn: 4 acres, trees and drifts of flowers, abundantly wild and intensely colourful. Beautiful all yr-round and busy with wildlife but this is its zenith 6 weeks of breathtaking glory.
Southcombe Gardens, Widecombe-in-the-Moor
Sun 27 May, Mon 28 May, Sun 3 Jun, Sun 10 Jun, Sun 17 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

More details - The Mill House - Open Garden for NGS
¾ acre garden, surrounding thatched mill house and bordered by Fremington water; the topography is the first wow factor here. Stepped ups and downs, ins and outs, surprises around every corner.
The Mill House, Barnstaple
Sun 27 May, Sun 17 Jun

More details - Brownstone and Coleton Camp - Trust10 trail run at Coleton Fishacre
A free monthly 10k trail run along the rugged South West Coast Path and through Coleton Fishacre garden. Free, fun, informal, forever and for everyone. Come and Trust10 with us. Registration is on the day at 8.30am in Coleton Fishacre car park and the run starts at 9am.
Brownstone and Coleton Camp
Sun 27 May

More details - Saltram - Trust 10
A free 10k run around Saltram park. Come along and enjoy a fully marked and marshalled course for fun, training or as a fitness goal. Held on the 4th Sunday of every month (unless stated).
Saltram, Plympton, Plymouth
Sun 27 May

More details - Coleton Fishacre - Trust10 trail run at Coleton Fishacre
A free monthly 10k trail run along the rugged South West Coast Path and through Coleton Fishacre garden. Free, fun, informal, forever and for everyone. Come and Trust10 with us. Registration is on the day at 8.30am in Coleton Fishacre car park and the run starts at 9am.
Coleton Fishacre, Brownstone Road, Kingswear,
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 - Clovelly Seaweed Festival in aid of the N. Devon Hospice
This year we are also celebrating the Visitor Centre’s 30th Anniversary. Clovelly Seaweed Festival was launced in 2015 and has been a great success. It promotes seaweed for its immense health & nutritional benefits.
Clovelly Village
Sun 27 May

More details - Lee Spring Fair
The theme for our annual spring fair this year is pirates with delicious light lunches and refreshments served in the Memorial Hall from 12 noon onwards.
Lee Memorial Hall and Meadow
Mon 28 May

More details - Summer Garden Fete
Join us for a traditional Garden Fete with an array of Vintage, artisan & gift stalls, live music, dog show, children’s entertainment, workshops & cream teas.
Kitley House Hotel, Yealmpton
Mon 28 May

More details - Exe Estuary Mud Walk 28 May
A FREE mud walk as part of Exmouth Festival As part of Exmouth Festival the Countryside team are running two free mud walks! Discover what is living in the mud of the Exe Estuary. Dig for worms, search for crabs and shells and fish for shrimps.
Exmouth beach, left of the lifeboat station , Queens Drive, Exmouth
Mon 28 May

More details - Open Garden High Meadows
An original garden which has been extended in 2017 to include a piece of ’No Man’s Land’, which is planted with trees, shrubs and plants to encourage wildlife and birds. In the garden there are two semi wild guinea pigs but return to their cage each day to be fed.
23 High Meadows, Exeter
Mon 28 May

More details - Bank Holiday Jazz
Enjoy a 3 course alfresco lunch with coffee and petit fours, then listen to live jazz (Will be served inside if the weather is unsuitable)
Buckland Tout-Saints, Kingsbridge
Mon 28 May

More details - Kids TV Week
An entertaining day out awaits this May half term as we have marvellous mini-shows from some extra-special guests. When you visit, you’ll be able to enjoy an entertaining, family friendly mini-show from one of your favourite TV heroes each day.
Crealy Adventure Park & Resort, Sidmouth Road, Clyst St Mary, Exeter
Mon 28 May, Fri 1 Jun

More details - Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum - Family ranger days
A chance to get outdoors, maybe get mucky, have fun with the family, pick up some new skills and learn about the work the rangers do. 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
Mon 28 May, Wed 30 May

More details - Castle Drogo - Hydro turbine guided tour
Join this guided walk with knowledgeable tour guides who will lead you down to the hydro turbine on the river Teign and tell you about its history and how it works. (The tour is strenuous as it’s over very steep and uneven ground so you must be physically fit).
Castle Drogo, Drewsteignton, near Exeter,
Tue 29 May

More details - Greenway - 'Agatha Christie & Collins' exhibition
An exhibition of Christie’s ’secret’ letters to her longstanding publisher HarperCollins is on display in the Walled Garden, created to celebrate HarperCollins’ 200th anniversary.
Greenway, Greenway Road, Galmpton, near Brixham,
Tue 29 May to Thu 31 May

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 - Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum - Creative crafts
Bring your imagination and get creative at Arlington Court. Drop in to have a go at creating your own crafts to take home. 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
Tue 29 May, Thu 31 May

More details - Castle Drogo - Crafty castle capers
Get your hands dirty by joining in a variety of fun filled crafty activities. Prices of activities will vary, please call 01647 433306 for more details. Normal admission prices apply. Booking Not Needed.
Castle Drogo, Drewsteignton, near Exeter,
Tue 29 May

More details - Ballet Cymru : Cinderella
Live Ballet on stage from the Wonderful Ballet Cymru - Ballet Cymru prides itself on being different and Cinderella will be no exception, with a brand new music score and circus elements combined with the finest classical dance.
Pavilions Teignmouth, Den Crescent, Teignmouth
Wed 30 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 - Coleton Fishacre - Wild Wednesdays
On select Wednesday during the school holidays is a Wild Wednesday at Coleton Fishacre, where the team of rangers lead 50 things to do before you’re 11 activities in the garden. - Wed 4 Apr: pond dipping to discover creatures of the deep living in the ponds of the house terraces.
Coleton Fishacre, Brownstone Road, Kingswear,
Wed 30 May

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More details - Tea with the Tigers
Join Paignton Zoo for an evening with the big cats! Come along after hours for an exclusive opportunity to learn all about our majestic tigers and lions. Watch them at feeding time, meet their keepers and enjoy presentations. All this plus tea and a delicious slice of cake! The evening will begin at 7.
Paignton Zoo Environmental Park, Totnes Road
Wed 30 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 - Speed Dating in Exeter
Speed Dating in Exeter How Speed Dating in Exeter works When you arrive at the speed dating venue for Speed Dating in Exeter, you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts.
Starz Bar, 18 Lower North Street, Exeter
Thu 31 May

More details - Lydford Gorge - Bushcraft woodworking
Learn how to safely use bushcraft knives and tools to make your own wooden mallet or cricket bat. Booking Essential. Phone: 01822 820320. Children aged 7 to 12 years welcome, they must be supervised at all times. Dogs on leads welcome.
Lydford Gorge, Lydford, near Tavistock,
Thu 31 May

More details - Open Garden Fursdon
Peaceful and tranquil gardens with wonderful views across the parkland towards Dartmoor. There are terraces of roses, herbs and perennials mixed with traditional and contemporary planting which is sheltered by the house, hedges and cob walls.
Cadbury, Exeter
Fri 1 Jun

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 - Crediton Parish Church Flower Festival 2018 'In Our Element'
The Crediton Parish Church Flower Festival is one of the main fundraising events for the upkeep of Holy Cross. The 2018 Festival has the intriguing title ‘In Our Element’ and runs from 10.30am on Saturday 2nd June until 5 pm on Thursday 7th June.
Crediton Parish Church
Sat 2 Jun to Thu 7 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 - 'Feathered Friends & Their Companions'   by Amy Louise
Host Galleries are proud to be chosen to exhibit Amy?s first solo exhibition in the UK. Should you wish to receive an invitation to Amy’s VIP preview night on Friday 1st July please contact the gallery soon to register your interest - 01752 310 116 ’Meet The Artist’ On Saturday 2nd at...
12 Whimple Street, Plymouth
Sat 2 Jun to Sun 17 Jun

More details - Open Garden Orchard House
Come and enjoy a Garden Party at Orchard House! There will be games for the children, a variety of crafts and plants for sale, a tombola and a raffle as well as delicious homemade teas.
Deepdene Park, Exeter
Sat 2 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 a beautiful Mulberry Tree and 3 Sorbus Hupehensis (Pink Pagoda).
North Street, Okehampton
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Grand Bazaar
GRAND Bazaar In aid of Buburi Community Clinic Western Kenya Come and eat caked save lives! RAFFLE WITH FANTASTIC PRIZES TEA AND COFFEE SANDWICHES / PASTIES CREAM TEA / HOMEMADE CAKES NEARLY NEW BRIC A BRAC TOYS, BOOKS, DVD’S Saturday 2nd June 10am-4pm
St Stephens Church high street Exeter
Sat 2 Jun

More details - A Jazz Cruise up the Tamar
Everyone is welcome to join Plymouth Jazz Club on a Jazz Cruise or ’Riverboat Shuffle’ from Plymouth up the River Tamar to Calstock and back. Departs from the Commercial Wharf Landing Stage on the Barbican, Sutton Harbour on Saturday June 2nd.
2-5 Commercial Wharf, Barbican, Plymouth
Sat 2 Jun

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 - Plymouth Jazz Club presents the Carol Gasser Quartet
Carol Gasser, Leader & saxophonist. By her late teens Carol had started playing professionally with the famous Ivy Benson All Girls Band. She performed with this band between 1966 and 1971 on both tenor and lead alto saxes.
The Royal British Legion Club, Tailyour Road, Crownhill, Plymouth
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Burn Valley Butterleigh Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Two contrasting neighbouring gardens, Burnhaies is a 2½ acre site started in 1997. Situated in the beautiful Burn Valley, a plantsman’s garden of herbaceous plantings with trees, shrubs, ponds and wildlife. Informal, country feel with Devon lane and wilderness walk. Vegetable garden. Uneven ground and steps.
Burn Valley Butterleigh Gardens, Cullompton
Sun 3 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

More details - Hayne - Open Garden for NGS
Hayne has a magical walled garden brimming with mature trees, shrubs, roses and borders. Highlights incl beautiful tree peonies, mature wisteria in both purple and white and rambling wild roses in combination with a more modern Piet Oudolf style perennial planting which surrounds the recently renovated grade II* farm...
Hayne, Crediton
Sun 3 Jun

More details - The Bridge Mill - Open Garden for NGS
One acre organic gardens set around mill house and restored working water mill. Small cottage garden; herb garden with medicinal and dye plants; productive fruit and vegetable garden, and a wild woodland and water garden by the mill.
The Bridge Mill, Holsworthy
Sun 3 Jun

More details - 32 Allenstyle Drive - Open Garden for NGS
Small (50x100ft) garden in mild estuary location, which combines sub-tropical, cottage and prairie planting. Bananas, hedychiums (gingers), palms, colocasia, aroids, brugmansias and an exotic collection of passionflowers and much more.
32 Allenstyle Drive, Barnstaple
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Jan Stewer
A.J.Coles became well known as his alter-ego Jan Stewer of Widdicombe Fair. Rev Chris Pidsley will give a talk about him in the Higher Cemetery chapel, organised by Friends of Higher Cemetery.
Higher Cemetery, St Marks Avenue, Exeter.
Tue 5 Jun

More details - An Ideal Husband  -  Oscar Wilde Season Live to Screen
A new production of the Rolls-Royce of English comedies, Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband, will be broadcast live to cinemas from the Vaudeville Theatre in London’s West End. This entertaining and still topical play brings an act of political sin into the heart of the English home.
The Flavel, Flavel Place, Dartmouth
Tue 5 Jun

More details - Summer Yoga and Nature Retreat
Immerse yourself in yoga, nature and healthy food this Summer. Stay in warm, cosy, hand-made yurts near the beautiful South Devon coast. Enjoy 3 days and 3 nights (Fri afternoon to Monday morning) including yoga classes, meditation, wild food foraging/sampling, coastal walking and a beautiful beach.
The High Nature Centre
Fri 8 Jun to Mon 11 Jun

More details - Marshall Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Garden approached along lane lined with home grown lime, oak and chestnut trees. A country garden created approx 1967. One acre featuring wild flower gardens, gravel beds, pond, parterre garden and a vegetable and cutting garden. Stunning views of Woodbury, Sidmouth gap and Haldon.
Marshall Farm, nr Exeter
Fri 8 Jun, Sun 10 Jun

More details - Lemonfest 2018
Lemonfest 2018: Tickets avaiable.
Newton Abbot Racecourse, Newton Abbot
Fri 8 Jun

More details - Fursdon - Open Garden for NGS
Garden surrounds Fursdon House, home of the same family for 7 centuries. Hillside setting with extensive views S over parkland and beyond. Sheltered by house, hedges and cob walls, there are terraces of roses, herbs and perennials in mixed traditional and contemporary planting.
Fursdon, Exeter
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Abbotskerswell Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
For 2018, Abbotskerswell offers 8 gardens plus the village allotments. Ranging from very small to large they offer a wide range of planting styles and innovative landscaping. Cottage gardens, terracing, wild flower areas, a wild garden and specialist plants. Ideas for every type and size of garden.
Abbotskerswell Gardens, Abbotskerswell
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Synesthesia: Alumni Show
Running alongside the University’s Degree Show Synesthesia – the sparking of a sensory or cognitive pathway that leads to a new way of thinking. A function that is the very basis of creativity, where one idea leads to another and inspiration is fired through testing, experimenting, making and doing.
Peninsula Arts Gallery, Roland Levinsky Building, University of Plymouth
Sat 9 Jun, Mon 11 Jun to Sat 16 Jun, Mon 18 Jun to Sat 23 Jun

More details - Ilfracombe Gold Club Open Week
Ilfracombe Golf Club boasts one of the most spectacular locations in the UK for an exhilarating round of golf. Situated on top of the rugged cliffs of the North Devon coast in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, every tee has an awe-inspiring view of the sea.
Ilfracombe Gold Club
Sat 9 Jun to Sat 16 Jun

More details - Willand Old Village Gardens & Allotments - Open Garden for NGS
The gardens and allotments and award-winning composting scheme which make up the group offer a mix from small gardens to larger ones in different parts of the village. All show what can be achieved in a more limited space, whilst meeting various owners’ needs e.g.
Willand Old Village Gardens & Allotments, Cullompton
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 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 - 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 - 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 - Keith James  -  The Songs of Leonard Cohen
Leonard Cohen’s wonderful Tower of Songs - stripped back, desolate, naked and sensual... Enigmatic, mysterious and sub textural, songwriter Leonard Cohen was an unflinching character, with an exact sense of prose, a wry humour and courage to wrestle with the unspoken, forgiving human frailty with the stroke...
The Flavel, Flavel Place, Dartmouth
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Step Out for Stroke, Paignton
Join the thousands of people across the UK who are stepping out this summer to make a difference for everyone affected by stroke. Step Out for Stroke is a fun, one mile sponsored walk for people of all ages and abilities, including stroke survivors and their friends and families.
Youngs Park, Goodrington, Paignton, Torbay
Sun 10 Jun

More details - The Big Lunch
Fun, games, street party and food and drink festival.
Fore Street, Ilfracombe
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Kia-Ora Farm & Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Charming, peaceful 10 acre garden with lawns, lakes and ponds. Water features with swans, ducks and other wildlife. Mature trees, shrubs, rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, roses, herbaceous borders and rockeries. Nursery avenue, novelty crazy golf.
Kia-Ora Farm & Gardens, Cullompton
Sun 10 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Sun 8 Jul, Sun 22 Jul, Sun 5 Aug

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 10 Jun, Sun 15 Jul

More details - Open Garden West Barton
There is plenty to discover and enjoy in this mature walled garden with a small lawn complete with flowerbeds and mature trees which includes a large Mulberry Tree. A small terraced area and rasised beds have been added this year which is still a work in progress.
Silver Street, Thorverton
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Docton Mill - Open Garden for NGS
Situated in stunning valley location. Garden surrounds original mill pond and the microclimate created within the wooded valley enables tender species to flourish. Recent planting of herbaceous, stream and summer garden give variety through the season.
Docton Mill, Hartland
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Wingletang Companion Dog Show
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Wingletang ­Rescue and Rehoming Centre for Dogs and Cats, Brentor Road, Heathfield, Tavistock, Devon
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Open garden Lower Ebear Garden and Rural Life Museum
This one acre garden has herbaceous borders, alpine, wild areas, wildlife ponds, trees and shrubs. There is a fruit cage and a vegetable garden. Visit the rural life and social history museum to see motorcycles tractors, everyday items and toys to bring back memories from the past.
Westleigh, Tiverton
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Swan Lake 2018  -  ROH Live to Screen
Prince Siegfried chances upon a flock of swans while out hunting. When one of the swans turns into a beautiful woman, Odette, he is enraptured. But she is under a spell that holds her captive, allowing her to regain her human form only at night. Swan Lake was Tchaikovsky’s first score for ballet.
The Flavel, Flavel Place, Dartmouth
Tue 12 Jun

More details - Brixham Fish Market Tours
Now in it’s 9th year, Brixham Fish Market Tours are still proving to be very popular, even with the very early start of 6am. A chance to see behind the scenes and the hustle and bustle of the world famous Brixham Fish Market, culminating in a delicious fish breakfast at Rockfish.
Brixham Fish Market, The Quay, Brixham
Wed 13 Jun, Wed 27 Jun, Wed 11 Jul, Wed 18 Jul, Wed 25 Jul, Wed 1 Aug, Wed 8 Aug

More details - Grand Victorian & Steampunk Festival
Coordinated by a group of volunteers who enjoy re-enacting the Victorian Age, in costume, dance, song and spectacle. Fundraising throughout the year to produce a programme with a little bit of everything from the sublime to the unusual, from Bathing Belles to a Celebration Ball, Grand Parades and Tea Parties.
Ilfracombe
Wed 13 Jun to Sun 17 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 - Lunchtime Concert  -  Phil Watson
Phil Watson (accordion) presents an upbeat concert based on ’A Touch of Latin’.
The Flavel, Flavel Place, Dartmouth
Thu 14 Jun

More details - Open Garden Bridge House
An easily accessible 3 to 4 acre garden with formal and informal areas which are divided by a stream. Features include a Koi pond, a large range of mature trees, shrubs, seasonal and perennial planting. There will also be a raffle and a plant sale.
2 Church Street, Dawlish
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Bramble Torre - Open Garden for NGS
Set in 20 acres of farmland, the 3 acre garden follows a rambling stream through a steep valley: lily pond, herbaceous borders, camellias, shrubs and roses dominated by huge embothrium glowing scarlet in late spring against a sometimes blue sky!
Bramble Torre, nr Dartmouth
Fri 15 Jun to Sun 17 Jun

More details - Marwood Hill Garden - Open Garden for NGS
Marwood Hill is a very special private garden covering an area of 20 acres with lakes and set in a valley tucked away in N Devon. From early spring snowdrops through to late autumn there is always a colourful surprise around every turn.
Marwood Hill Garden, Marwood
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Dave Hankin Big Band  -  Iconic TV Themes
Following their recent and highly successful ’The Magic Of Glenn Miller’, the Dave Hankin Big Band return with their brand new show ’Iconic TV Themes’. Dave invites you to experience the music that has introduced many a cult TV programme in recent and not so recent times.
The Flavel, Flavel Place, Dartmouth
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Winsford Walled Garden - Open Garden for NGS
Historic walled gardens, redesigned and brimming with colourful, tall and lush planting. Large restored Victorian glasshouses and romantic ruins. Extensive mature bamboo grove. Giant pergola, fruit, vegetable and herb areas. Home of the painter, Dugald Stark. Studio open.
Winsford Walled Garden, Halwill Junction
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - Halscombe Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Farmhouse garden created over last 5 years. Large collection of old roses and peonies, long and colourful herbaceous border, knot garden, productive fruit cage and vegetable garden all set within a wonderful borrowed landscape.
Halscombe Farm, Exeter
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - Venn Cross Engine House - Open Garden for NGS
Former GWR goods yard. 4 acres of formal and less formal gardens of interest to gardeners and railway buffs alike. An acre of orchid rich wild flower meadow. Areas of mass-planted candelabra primulas start the summer with many large sweeping herbaceous borders bursting into colour as the season progresses.
Venn Cross Engine House, Taunton
Sat 16 Jun, Sun 17 Jun, Sat 21 Jul, Sun 22 Jul

More details - Higher Orchard Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
Set in a secluded rural area, this sloping 2 acre garden has abundant colour themed herbaceous borders. Large wildlife pond, productive raised vegetable beds, grass path walks through wild flower meadow areas and lovely countryside views.
Higher Orchard Cottage, Paignton
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - Lee Nelson - Serious Joker
Due to huge demand, and over-priced lawyers, Lee is extending his smash-hit tour for a second time, adding a final 30 dates to his huge 150-show run.
Babbacombe Theatre , Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Semper Fidelis - Courage and Sacrifice
ABF The Soldiers’ Charity are proud to present ’Semper Fidelis’, a concert to commemorate the courage and sacrifice of our Soldiers who gave their lives in the service of their country 1914-1918.
Exeter Cathedral, 1 The Cloisters, Exeter
Sat 16 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 - ABF The Soldiers' Charity
World renowned violinist, Sophie Rosa, will perform at Exeter Cathedral together with The Exeter Symphony Orchestra and Exeter Philharmonic Choir to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War.
Exeter Cathedral
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Open Garden Wixels
An intriguing river front garden. Sit and enjoy fabulous views of the River Exe. There are many exotic plants to see and a large greenhouse. There is also a plant stall. On street parking and also parking available at Holman Way and the Quay car parks.
Ferry Road, Topsham
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Father’s Day fun
Spend the day with Dad on a guided tour that will unlock the secrets and stories of the estate. There are garden games to play from quoits to croquet and our café will have tasty treats to enjoy.
A la Ronde - National Trust - Summer Lane, Exmouth
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Dads Go Free this Father's Day at Becky Falls!
Spend Father’s Day at the most beautiful place in Devon where all dads accompanied by a full-paying child go free!
Becky Falls, Manaton, near Bovey Tracey, Newton Abbot
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Open Garden Yarrow Park
A fabulous secret garden specialising in a wide range of roses which is hidden away in a delightful village. There is also many varieties of trees and shrubs. Explore the extensive range of vegetables in the garden with a small rural life collection.
Payhembury, Honiton
Sun 17 Jun

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 17 Jun, Sun 15 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 17 Jun, Sun 15 Jul

More details - Regency House - Open Garden for NGS
5 acre plantsman’s garden approached across private ford. Many interesting and unusual trees and shrubs. Visitors can try their hand at identifying plants with the plant list or have a game of croquet. Plenty of space to eat your own picnic.
Regency House, Hemyock
Sun 17 Jun and Mon 18 Jun

More details - Dads Go Free this Father's Day at Becky Falls!
Spend Father’s Day at the most beautiful place in Devon where all dads accompanied by a full-paying child go free!
Becky Falls, Manaton, near Bovey Tracey, Newton Abbot
Sun 17 Jun

More details - South Zeal Open Gardens Day
A chance to visit a selection of beautiful country gardens in South Zeal, on the edge of Dartmoor, near Okehampton. Refreshments available including morning coffee, tasty lunches and puddings, cream teas. Popular plant sale. Free choir concert. Proceeds go to South Zeal Victory Hall.
Victory Hall, South Zeal, Okehampton
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Riverford Field Kitchen Garden - Open Garden for NGS
Impressive 4yr old large allotment style kitchen garden with enormous 60m x 9m polytunnel. Planted up with an interesting range of organic vegetables, herbs and flowers used to feed and beautify our two fantastic restaurants, the Field Kitchen here and the Duke of Cambridge, Islington, London.
Riverford Field Kitchen Garden, Buckfastleigh
Sun 17 Jun

More details - St Merryn - Open Garden for NGS
Very sheltered, peaceful, gently sloping, S-facing, artist’s garden, emphasis on shape, colour, scent and yr-round interest. A garden for pleasure with swimming pool. Thatched summerhouse leading down to herbaceous borders. Winding crazy paving paths, many seating areas.
St Merryn, Braunton
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Father’s Day BBQ and Laser Clay Shooting
A traditional British BBQ, with a selection of salad and deserts, and a beer for Dad!
Buckland Tout-Saints, Kingsbridge
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Off Road Experience - Taster Sessions
Treat dad to the chance of driving one of our Land Rovers around the off-road experience
Bovey Castle, Dartmoor National Park, North Bovey
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Father’s Day Gentlemen’s Afternoon Tea
A special afternoon tea especially for dads!
Bovey Castle, Dartmoor National Park, North Bovey
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Father’s Day Sunday Lunch
Treat your Dad to a three-course Father’s Day Lunch in the Great Western Restaurant. Includes a gift
Bovey Castle, Dartmoor National Park, North Bovey
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Starshine
Illuminate your day with - Starshine. Featuring an array of talented performers who share one common purpose to ‘Entertain you’, the all new show for 2018, Starshine, promises an abundance of side - splitting comedy, powerful vocalists delivering dynamic songs and elegant dancers who are endlessly energetic.
Babbacombe Theatre , Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay
Tue 19 Jun, Wed 20 Jun, Tue 26 Jun, Wed 27 Jun, Tue 3 Jul, Wed 4 Jul, Tue 10 Jul, Wed 11 Jul, Tue 17 Jul, Wed 18 Jul, Tue 24 Jul, Wed 25 Jul, Tue 31 Jul, Wed 1 Aug, Tue 7 Aug, Wed 8 Aug, Tue 14 Aug, Wed 15 Aug

Shaldon Festival:  VOCES8 More details - Shaldon Festival:  VOCES8
Taking time out from their busy international touring schedule VOCES8 make a welcome return to open the 2018 Shaldon Festival.
St Peter’s Church, Bridge Road, Shaldon
Thu 21 Jun
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More details - Madama Butterfly  -  Glyndebourne Live to Screen
Madama Butterfly is a classic love story that never fails to move, a tragic romance that sweeps you along in the intensity of its action. When an innocent young Geisha meets an American naval officer she falls instantly and deeply in love.
The Flavel, Flavel Place, Dartmouth
Thu 21 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 - Shaldon Festival:  Chetham's School of Music Showcase Concert
This concert provides a showcase for gifted young musicians who are aspiring to become tomorrow’s professionals.
St Peter’s Church, Bridge Road, Shaldon
Fri 22 Jun

More details - Megson  -  Folk at The Flavel
Three times nominated in the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, and double winners of the Spiral Earth Awards, Megson draw heavily on their Teesside heritage to create a truly unique brand of music.
The Flavel, Flavel Place, Dartmouth
Fri 22 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 Heath Close
Heath Close is a well-established and mature garden with a selection of fuchsias, rhododendrons, French and English lavender as well as other interesting border plants. There will also be a plant stall along side with CD, DVD, bric-a-brac and book sales.
Lansdown Road, Budleigh Salterton
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Teignmouth Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
A new garden joins the popular Teignmouth Gardens group in 2018. 9 The Rowdens uses its hillside setting to provide shelter for its mature fruit trees, pond, generous flower borders and a productive greenhouse.
Teignmouth Gardens, Teignmouth
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 - Ash Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
2 delightful gardens in the tiny hamlet of Ash. The beautiful intimate little garden at Bay Tree Cottage sits in a quiet secluded valley with wonderful sunlit views across open farmland. The perfect curved lawn leads the eye to small rooms filled with surprise and clever planting.
Ash Gardens, Dartmouth
Sat 23 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Sat 11 Aug, Sun 12 Aug

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 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 - Public Image Ltd
Public Image Ltd The Public Image is Rotten Tour. Artists performing: Public Image Ltd.: Tickets avaiable.
Lemon Grove, Exeter, Exeter
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Shaldon Festival Choir Concert
This evening’s informal performance of Rossini: Petite Messe Solennelle will be the culmination of a choral workshop day directed by Stephen Threlfall, Director of Music at Chetham’s School, Manchester.
St Peter’s Church, Bridge Road, Shaldon
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Summers Place - Open Garden for NGS
Rambling rustic paths and steps (some steep) lead down a shaded woodland garden; unusual trees and shrubs (profusion of spring bulbs) to ornamental orchard (berries, fruit, hip, autumn colour) with follies, sculpture, stream and ponds. Conservation as important as horticulture (wild flowers).
Summers Place, Whitestone
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Open Garden Willow Green
Hidden away behind the houses of of Sylvan Road lies a garden which is full of interest and variety which is split into two main areas. The south facing front garden is on two levels with steps and a slope.
10 Sylvan Road, Exeter
Sat 23 Jun

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 - 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 - Alun Cochrane - Alun Cochranish
Grumpy-joyful, silly-serious stand-up. Jokes, ideas and (possibly) movement will all be deployed for your amusement during this show. As seen on blah blah and blah, and heard on various funny radio shows. Alun Cochrane is a master at observational comedy and one of the best stand-up comedians in the UK.
The Beehive, Dowell St, Honiton
Sat 23 Jun

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

Shaldon Festival:  Fibonacci Sequence Chamber Ensemble More details - Shaldon Festival:  Fibonacci Sequence Chamber Ensemble
"...no praise can be too high for the Fibonacci Sequence’s polished and dashingly committed performances..." Making their debut at the Shaldon Festival, the Fibonacci Sequence is considered to be one of the UK’s most distinguished chamber ensembles garnering impressive reviews.
St Peter’s Church, Bridge Road, Shaldon
Sun 24 Jun
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More details - Spider Phobia Event
Do you have a spider phobia? Does the very thought of them fill you with dread? Then it’s time you joined our Spider Phobia Event where we can help you to overcome your fears. Spiders in the UK are harmless and are incredibly important to our ecosystem, however, millions of people are terrified of them.
Paignton Zoo Environmental Park, Totnes Road
Tue 26 Jun

More details - #NationalCreamTeaDay
Come and enjoy a cream tea on #NationalCreamTeaDay at Becky Falls Two Devon plain scones, served with local strawberry jam, clotted cream and a pot of tea for one. Or why not try a savory tea, two Devon cheese scones, served with West Country cheddar cheese, red onion marmalade and a pot of tea for one.
Becky Falls, Manaton, near Bovey Tracey, Newton Abbot
Fri 29 Jun

More details - Sitkovetsky Duo
First prize winners of the prestigious Trio di Trieste Duo Competition in Italy, Alexander Sitkovetsky and Wu Qian have been performing together for over 15 years.
The Flavel, Flavel Place, Dartmouth
Fri 29 Jun

More details - Dire Straits:UK
Dire Straits:UK is a brand new UK based tribute band to Mark Knopfler’s legendary Dire Straits. The band has that launched in 1977 has spawned some of the greatest loved songs of all time including Sultans of Swing, Walk of Life, the iconic Money for Nothing and the spine tingling Romeo and Juliet.
Babbacombe Theatre , Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay
Fri 29 Jun

More details - Musbury Barton - Open Garden for NGS
5 acres. Formal rose garden. Extensive areas of trees and shrubs, many rare or unusual. Stream. Pond. Lots of steps and bridges. Never perfect, always interesting.
Musbury Barton, Axminster
Sat 30 Jun and Sun 1 Jul

More details - Cleave Hill - Open Garden for NGS
Artistic garden in pretty village situated on edge of Blackdown Hills. Cottage style garden, planted to provide all season structure, texture and colour. Designed around pretty thatched house and old stone barns. Wonderful views, attractive vegetable garden and orchard, wild flower meadow.
Cleave Hill, Axminster
Sat 30 Jun and Sun 1 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 - The Priory - Open Garden for NGS
The Priory is a Grade II* listed building, originally a manor house extended in Victorian times as a home for an Augustinian order of nuns, now a retirement complex of 43 apartments and cottages.
The Priory, Newton Abbot
Sat 30 Jun and Sun 1 Jul

More details - Let's Rock Exeter! Pre-Pitched Accommodation
Let's Rock Exeter! Pre-Pitched Accommodation DOES NOT INCLUDE FESTIVAL ENTRY - PLEASE PURCHASE THESE SEPARATELY: Tickets avaiable.
Powderham Castle, Exeter
Sat 30 Jun

More details - University Of Plymouth Choral Society Singing Workshop
Featuring pieces from Edward Elgar Join the University of Plymouth Choral Society at their singing workshop and explore a selection of Edward Elgar pieces, including: • Lux aeterna • Snow • Ave verum corpus. There will be an informal performance at 17:30 with a retiring collection for Brain Tumour Research.
St Paul’s Church, Yelverton
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Giovanni Pernice - Born To Win
After the huge success of ‘Dance is Life’ in 2017, Giovanni is once again set to get your hearts beating a little faster, showcasing a story of love and passion, with even more heat, even more energy, and even more drama than ever before!
The Pavilion Theatre, Exmouth
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Giovanni Pernice - Born To Win
After the huge success of ‘Dance is Life’ in 2017, Giovanni is once again set to get your hearts beating a little faster, showcasing a story of love and passion, with even more heat, even more energy, and even more drama than ever before!
Exmouth Pavilion, Esplanade, Exmouth
Sat 30 Jun

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 - Sold by Force
The Force family have been in business in Exeter since the 18th century and are well known local estate agents. Friends of Higher Cemetery are hosting a talk by David Force about his family history.
Higher Cemetery, St Marks Avenue, Exeter.
Tue 3 Jul

More details - West End At The Movies
If you are passionate about music, love the magic of watching an epic musical on the big screen and enjoy the wonder of theatre, then the all new show, produced and directed by Colin Matthews, West End at the Movies, will be something you will not want to miss.
Babbacombe Theatre , Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay
Thu 5 Jul, Thu 12 Jul, Thu 19 Jul, Thu 26 Jul, Thu 2 Aug, Thu 9 Aug, Thu 16 Aug, Thu 23 Aug, Thu 30 Aug

More details - Exhibition: Collected Shadows
This exhibition of 200 photographs is drawn from the extensive collection of the Archive of Modern Conflict (AMC). The AMC was first established 25 years ago as a repository for vernacular photography and ephemera relating to the First and Second World Wars.
Peninsula Arts Gallery, Roland Levinsky Building, University of Plymouth
Fri 6 Jul, Sat 7 Jul, Mon 9 Jul to Sat 14 Jul, Mon 16 Jul to Sat 21 Jul, Mon 23 Jul to Sat 28 Jul, Mon 30 Jul to Sat 4 Aug, Mon 6 Aug to Sat 11 Aug, Mon 13 Aug to Sat 18 Aug, Mon 20 Aug to Sat 25 Aug, Mon 27 Aug to Sat 1 Sep

More details - Exeter Art Society Summer Exhibition 2018
Celebrating its 90th year, Exeter Art Society will be holding a Summer Exhibition at The Custom House, Exeter Quay from 6 - 22 July 2018. Held in a beautiful waterside location, this is a great opportunity to view artwork or to purchase original works of art at reasonable prices.
The Custom House, Exeter Quay
Fri 6 Jul to Sun 22 Jul

Glas-Denbury Festival ’18 More details - Glas-Denbury Festival '18
Devon;s most anticipated family friendly festival held in a beautiful setting championing all things South West; 5 music stages; The Emporium,Vaudeville, Acoustic Garden, Disco and BBC Introducing stages host the best of the South West music scene,whilst also bringing in artists from further afield.
Fairfield Farm, Denbury
Fri 6 Jul to Sun 8 Jul
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More details - AM Brook Meadow - Open Garden for NGS
Country garden developed over past 10 years to encourage wildlife. Beautiful perennial native wildflower meadows, large ponds with ducks and swans, streams and wild areas covering 10 acres are accessible by gravel and grass pathways.
AM Brook Meadow, Newton Abbot
Sat 7 Jul and Sun 8 Jul

More details - Park House - Open Garden for NGS
Situated in the beautiful Lyd Valley this is an attractive 3 acre garden in two parts. Walk through banks of unusual and interesting planting combinations to a meadow with stunning views of Dartmoor and meandering mown paths leading to vibrant, traditional herbaceous borders, running water, a productive greenhouse and...
Park House, Okehampton
Sat 7 Jul and Sun 8 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 - Dunley House - Open Garden for NGS
9 acre garden set among mature oaks, sequoiadendrons and a huge liquidambar started from a wilderness in the mid eighties. Rhododendrons, camellias and over 40 different magnolias. Arboretum, walled garden with borders and fruit and vegetables, rose garden and new enclosed garden with lily pond.
Dunley House, Newton Abbot
Sat 7 Jul and Sun 8 Jul

More details - South West Beard & Moustache Competition @ The Lucky 7 Club!
The South West Beard Club is proud to present... South West Beard & Moustache Competition. Raising money for Armour to Barber. Armour to Barber helps ex-service personnel to gain vital work experience in approved barber shops all over the UK.
Dendy Road, Paignton
Sat 7 Jul

More details - The Twilight Walk 2018
The Twilight Walk is a 5 mile or 10 mile ‘PINK FIZZ’ themed sponsored walk along Exmouth Seafront with entertainment around the route, starting from The Maer, Exmouth. We are also incoporating a new 5K Fizz Run which takes place before the walk.
The Maer, Exmouth
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Plymouth Phoenix Chorale - WW1 Memorial Concert. 'The Armed Man' by Karl Jenkins.
WW1 Memorial Concert - ’We Will Remember Them’. Plymouth Phoenix Chorale conducted by Marcus Alleyne, accompanied by The North Devon Sinfonia (winners of the BBC Great Orchestra Challenge 2017) will be performing ’The Armed Man’, a Mass for Peace by Karl Jenkins, ’For the Fallen’...
Plymouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square, Royal Parade, .
Sat 7 Jul

More details - RNAS Yeovilton International Air Day 2018
The show will include over five hours of dazzling flying displays featuring fast jets, historic warbirds, helicopters, formation aerobatic display teams and role demonstrations enhanced by spectacular pyrotechnics and flares.
RNAS Yeovilton, Ilchester, Yeovilton, Somerset
Sat 7 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 - 25th Grand Western Canal 10k & Family Festival for CLIC Sargent
This year marks the 25th Anniversary of the Tiverton Grand canal walk. With such an important marker coming up, it only stands to reason that we make this BIG!! The 10k run/walk will take place with the family festival afterwards.
Sampford Peverell Playing Fields, Whitnage Road, Sampford Peverell, Tiverton
Sun 8 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

More details - Lunchtime Concert  -  Alex Highley
Alex Highley (piano) makes a welcome return to The Flavel following his stunning recital last September.
The Flavel, Flavel Place, Dartmouth
Thu 12 Jul

More details - Socks Orchard - Open Garden for NGS
1 acre plus plantaholic’s garden designed for yr-round structure and colour. Many specimen trees, large collection of herbaceous plants, over 200 roses, woodland shrubs, dahlias, gravel and grass borders, small orchard, vegetable patch, small pond.
Socks Orchard, Axminster
Fri 13 Jul to Sun 15 Jul

More details - Jade Gall & Alex Wilson  -  Young Artist Platform
Jade has performed alongside musicians from around the world, including: Claire Martin, Clare Teal and Duncan Lamont. She is a Fellow of Trinity College London and has studied with top classical saxophonists Hannah Marcinowicz, Nigel Wood and Gerard McChrystal.
The Flavel, Flavel Place, Dartmouth
Fri 13 Jul

More details - Bovey Tracey Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Bovey Tracey is a pretty cob and granite built town nestling in Dartmoor foothills. Ashwell: steeply sloping 1840s walled garden, vineyard, mixed borders, soft fruit, vegetables, orchard, wild flowers. Bridge Cottage: structured but quirky garden on historic pottery site; varied planting.
Bovey Tracey Gardens, Bovey Tracey
Sat 14 Jul and Sun 15 Jul

More details - Dittisham Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Dittisham overlooks the widest stretch of the beautiful River Dart just three miles upstream from Dartmouth. The village, protected from the worst weather by rolling hills and the temperance of the Gulf Stream, is a gardeners paradise! A group of eight or more gardens will be opening their gates in July.
Dittisham Gardens, Dartmouth
Sat 14 Jul and Sun 15 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 - Jacqui Dankworth  -  Jazz Sirens
Given her musical pedigree – daughter of Dame Cleo Laine and Sir John Dankworth – it is no surprise that Jacqui is firmly positioned as one of the UK’s foremost jazz vocalists.
The Flavel, Flavel Place, Dartmouth
Sat 14 Jul

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 Airfield Nissen Hut Heritage Centre Cherryhayes farm Slough Lane
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Tom Jones
Tom Jones. Artists performing: Tom Jones.: Tickets avaiable.
Powderham Castle, Exeter
Sun 15 Jul

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 - Shapcott Barton Knowstone Estate - Open Garden for NGS
Large, ever developing garden of 200 acre estate around ancient historic manor house. Wildlife garden. Restored old fish ponds, stream and woodland rich in bird life. Unusual fruit orchard. Scented historic narcissi bulbs in Apr.
Shapcott Barton Knowstone Estate, South Molton
Wed 18 Jul, Sun 22 Jul, Thu 26 Jul, Sun 29 Jul

More details - Romeo & Juliet  -  RSC Live to Screen
What if your first true love was someone you’d been told you must hate? Set in a world very like our own, this Romeo and Juliet is about a generation of young people born into violence and ripped apart by the bitter divisions of their parents.
The Flavel, Flavel Place, Dartmouth
Wed 18 Jul

More details - Chagstock
Chagstock. Artists performing: Imelda May, Buzzcocks.: Tickets avaiable.
Higher Fields, Well Farm, Whiddon Down, Nr Chagford, Devon
Fri 20 Jul

More details - Amadeus Orchestra at Exeter Cathedral
Adams: Short ride in a fast machine Stravinsky: The rite of spring Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique Conductor: Philip Mackenzie
Exeter Cathedral
Fri 20 Jul

More details - On Tour with ELVIS
Michael King is widely recognized as the best in the business at being Elvis. Backed by his superb backing band and singers, this show is what many in the Elvis world describe as one of the most authentic and dynamic Elvis Presley tribute shows ever.
Babbacombe Theatre , Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay
Fri 20 Jul

More details - Summer holiday school trail
Take a peek into history. Did you know that children used to write with chalk on slates? Follow the trail around the grounds, find the answers and win a prize.
A la Ronde - National Trust - Summer Lane, Exmouth
Sat 21 Jul to Sun 2 Sep

More details - City Cirque Xtreme at Crealy
Direct from the streets of New York, City Cirque Xtreme is coming to Crealy this summer! Indulge the adrenaline junkie in you when you come and see this action-packed, adrenaline-fuelled stunt show every Monday – Saturday during the summer holidays.
Crealy Adventure Park & Resort, Sidmouth Road, Clyst St Mary, Exeter
Sat 21 Jul, Sun 2 Sep

More details - RNLI Lifeboat  stalls at Charity Day on the Den
Collectables and Jewellery, Bric-a-brac, A wide selection of quality paperback books and plenty of gifts from the RNLI souvenir stall. Donkey rides and Bouncy Castles
The Den Teignmouth
Sat 21 Jul, Sat 18 Aug, Sat 15 Sep

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 21 Jul, Sat 18 Aug

More details - Exeter Pretty Muddy Kids Race for Life
Race for Life Pretty Muddy Kids is our brilliant muddy obstacle course just for the little ones. They can take on the obstacles, crawl through the mud pit and have fun with friends, all the while helping raise valuable funds for BEATING CANCER.
Westpoint, Clyst St. Mary, Exeter
Sat 21 Jul

More details - Exeter Pretty Muddy Adults Race for Life 5k
Pretty Muddy® isn’t like any other fundraising event. It’s a muddy obstacle course that women of any ability can climb over, crawl under, and charge through. Whatever the distance. However dirty you get. THIS IS BEATING CANCER.
Westpoint, Clyst St. Mary, Exeter
Sat 21 Jul

More details - The Walled Garden, Lindridge - Open Garden for NGS
1 acre historical walled former kitchen garden of the Lindridge Park Estate, fallow for over 50 years.
The Walled Garden, Lindridge, Teignmouth
Sat 21 Jul and Sun 22 Jul

More details - Exeter Race for Life 5k & 10k
Postcode - EX5 1DJ Start time 5k – 11.00am Start time 10k – 9.30am The Exeter route follows the paths and fields around the showground with lovely views of the countryside to be taken in. There are also plenty of opportunities for spectators here. The terrain is a mix of tarmac and grass fields.
Westpoint, Clyst St. Mary, Exeter
Sun 22 Jul

More details - Buckland Abbey - The World Encompassed Family Trail
Discover quirky facts about Drake’s famous voyage. Collect you passport to the past from visitor welcome to help you follow Drakes route and become a Tudor explorer. Booking Not Needed. Perfect for families.
Buckland Abbey, Yelverton,
Wed 25 Jul to Sat 22 Sep

More details - Buckland Abbey - Drake's Drum - the World Encompassed
A celebration of Drake’s famous drum currently on display at the Abbey. Local ceramicist Fi Smart, through an astonishing piece of ceramic sculpture celebrates Drake’s drum and his voyages. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Buckland Abbey, Yelverton,
Wed 25 Jul to Sat 22 Sep

More details - Ultimate Elton & The Rocket Band Live in Concert at the Sheldon Open Air Theatre
Ultimate Elton & The Rocket Band in concert at the Sheldon Open Air Theatre. Wednesday 25th July. Some tribute artists look like their idol, some sound like their idol. Paul Bacon as Elton John does both. Close your eyes and you won’t believe your ears, open your eyes and you wont believe them either!
Sheldon, Sheldon Lane, Doddiscombsleigh, Exeter
Wed 25 Jul

More details - Portrait Sculpture in Clay
The courses aim to give you solid practical skills and an enthusiasm that you will take with you. I offer you my 35 years experience and my love of figurative sculpture.
The Mansion 36A Fore St Totnes
Thu 26 Jul to Sun 29 Jul

More details - The Story Of The Beach Boys® A Tribute
The Story Of The Beach Boys® A Tribute Presented here is a unique opportunity to hear a comprehensive selection of chart hits America’s biggest pop band ever recorded including: God Only Knows - Good Vibrations - I Get Around - Surfin’ USA - Fun Fun Fun - California Girls - Sloop John B and many more that you will
Sheldon Open Theatre, Exeter
Fri 27 Jul

More details - Leopallooza
Leopallooza. Artists performing: St. Paul and The Broken Bones, Tom Grennan, Rat Boy, The Go! Team, Idles, KIKO BUN, The Electric Swing Circus, Keir, Life, Estrons, Dead!, Park Hotel, King No-One, Bryde, Laurel, Husky Loops, Swedish Death Candy, The Lightning Year, Her's, Trudy and the Romance, OH MY GOD!
The Wyldes, Bude, Cornwall
Fri 27 Jul

More details - Go Tell Alice & the Beach Boyz Tribute Band Live in Concert at the Sheldon Open Air Theatre
Go Tell Alice & the Beach Boyz Tribute Band in concert at the Sheldon Open Air Theatre. Friday 27th July.
Sheldon, Sheldon Lane, Doddiscombsleigh, Exeter
Fri 27 Jul

More details - Squirrels - Open Garden for NGS
Plantsman’s small town environmental garden, landscaped with small ponds and 7ft waterfall. Interlinked through abutilons to Japanese, Italianate, tropical areas. Specialising in fruit incl peaches, figs, kiwi. Tender plants incl bananas, tree fern, brugmansia, lantanas, oleanders. Mandevilla.
Squirrels, Torquay
Sat 28 Jul and Sun 29 Jul

More details - RNLI Coffee Morning
RNLI Sale & Coffee Morning Homemade cakes Collectables and Jewellery, Bric-a-brac, A wide selection of quality paperback books and plenty of gifts from the RNLI souvenir stall.
TAAG Arts & Community Centre, Northumberland Place Teignmouth
Sat 28 Jul

More details - Dartington Summer School
Each day from 28 July – 25 August 2018, the beautiful estate at Dartington transforms into a thriving venue for Summer School concerts and events that are open to the public. Visit dartington.org/summerconcerts full event programme.
Dartington Hall, Totnes
Sat 28 Jul to Sat 25 Aug

More details - Lower Spitchwick Garden - Open Garden for NGS
Beautiful valley alongside R Dart. East Lower Lodge: atmospheric woodland garden with imaginative planting in natural setting. Contains jungle area with bamboo teahouse, meandering grass pathways, lawns, borders with stream, potager and vegetable garden.
Lower Spitchwick Garden, Poundsgate
Sat 28 Jul and Sun 29 Jul

More details - FAITH - The George Michael Legacy
A stunning celebration of one of the greatest singer –songwriters of all time. Featuring international George Michael tribute, Wayne Dilks and his 8 piece band. Enjoy a musical journey that spans 35 years of hit records, from Wham to his solo career.
Babbacombe Theatre , Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay
Sat 28 Jul

More details - Pure Queen Live in Concert at the Sheldon Open Air Theatre
Pure Queen in concert at the Sheldon Open Air Theatre. Saturday 28th July. With the untimely loss of the late great Freddie Mercury in 1991 there has been a huge void to fill in popular music.
Sheldon, Sheldon Lane, Doddiscombsleigh, Exeter
Sat 28 Jul

More details - The Story Of The Beach Boys® A Tribute
The Story Of The Beach Boys® A Tribute Presented here is a unique opportunity to hear a comprehensive selection of chart hits America’s biggest pop band ever recorded including: God Only Knows - Good Vibrations - I Get Around - Surfin’ USA - Fun Fun Fun - California Girls - Sloop John B and many more that you will
Athenaeum Theatre, Derrys Cross, Plymouth
Sat 28 Jul

More details - British Championship Speed Hillclimbing at Wiscombe Park
An action packed day of speed hill climbing with the fastest driver/car combinations in the country taking practice for the Avon Tyres/TTC Group British Championship on Sunday July 29th.
Wiscombe Park, Southleigh, Colyton.
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