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Today to Sun 24 Jun, by distance, closest first.    

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

More details - 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
Today to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Heddon Valley - High Brown Fritillary Trail
Learn more about the rare High Brown Fritillary and where to spot them in this informative trail for adults. Heddon Valley is home to some of the rarest butterflies in the country, including the High Brown Fritillary.
Heddon Valley, Parracombe, Barnstaple
Mon 4 Jun to Sun 1 Jul

More details - Heddon Valley - Butterfly and nature stroll
A chance to see the butterflies of Heddon Valley and other nature that lives in the valley, guided by a knowledgeable expert. From some of the rarest butterflies in Britain, to beautiful trees, to all manner of birds and insects, Heddon Valley is home to some amazing wildlife.
Heddon Valley, Parracombe, Barnstaple
Mon 18 Jun

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 t. Booking Not Needed.
Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum, Arlington, near Barnstaple
Today to Sun 3 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. Please note some of these days may be run by the gardening team and so the activities will vary each day. Booking Not Needed. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum, Arlington, near Barnstaple
Mon 28 May, Wed 30 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 - Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum - Fundraising Friday
Join us for some fundraising colouring in fun as we raise money to conserve the precious silk hangings in the Boudoir here at Arlington Court. Join us for some colouring in to help us raise money for our Boudoir silk conservation project at Arlington Court. Pick up a postcard to colour in and donate!
Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum, Arlington, near Barnstaple
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum - Meet the gardener: a seasonal garden tour
Join one of the Arlington gardeners for a look at the plant highlights for this month from the Victorian garden, kitchen garden and pleasure grounds. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum, Arlington, near Barnstaple
Wed 6 Jun, Wed 4 Jul

More details - Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum - Conservation in action
Discover how the team care for the items in the collections, from miniature model ships, to stuffed birds and grand state coaches. See the tools used and learn the techniques they’ve mastered and find out tips on how to care for your own precious belongin. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum, Arlington, near Barnstaple
Thu 7 Jun, Thu 14 Jun, Thu 21 Jun, Thu 28 Jun, Thu 5 Jul, Thu 12 Jul, Thu 19 Jul, Thu 26 Jul

More details - 'Setting Sail' creative writing workshop by The Write Road
Experience Arlington Court in a different way by joining a creative writing workshop which focuses on our fascinating collection. Join Lu Hersey and Lottie Sweeney, from The Write Road, to start your creative journey.
Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum, Arlington, near Barnstaple
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum - Father's Day Crafts
Get creative this Father’s Day at Arlington Court. Have a go at making something special for your dad 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
Sun 17 Jun

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

More details - Halsecombe House and Halsecombe Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
Set on top of Porlock Hill with outstanding views of Welsh coast, the Bristol Channel and surrounding Exmoor hills, a breathtaking location. Lawns on different levels, all with sweeping views of surrounding countryside.
Halsecombe House and Halsecombe Cottage, Minehead
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Greencombe Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
An organic woodland garden of international renown, Greencombe stretches along a sheltered hillside and offers outstanding views over Porlock Bay. Moss covered paths meander through a collection of ornamental plants that flourish beneath a canopy of oaks, hollies, conifers and chestnuts.
Greencombe Gardens, Porlock
Wed 30 May

More details - Greencombe - Open Garden for NGS
An organic woodland garden of international renown, Greencombe stretches along a sheltered hillside and offers outstanding views over Porlock Bay. Moss covered paths meander through a collection of ornamental plants that flourish beneath a canopy of oaks, hollies, conifers and chestnuts.
Greencombe, Porlock
Wed 30 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
Today

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 - 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 - 'My Love To You': Merlynda Robinson - Romantic Love Poetry Recitals
MY LOVE TO YOU A Series of Romantic Love Poetry Readings by multi Award-winning Love Poet & Romantic Poetry Magazine Editor: Merlynda Robinson (LLAM) at Barnstaple Library (The Henry Williamson Room) Wednesday Mornings: 10.30am - 11.
Barnstaple Library, Tuly Street, Barnstaple, Devon
Wed 20 Jun

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

More details - Friday Night is Music Night with visiting Adur Concert Band
The Adur Concert Band is based in West Sussex near Shoreham and is one of the leading wind bands in the area. It has been in existence since 1991 under the musical direction of Andrew Burchfield since 1994.
Regal Theatre 10-16 The Avenue, Minehead, Somerset
Fri 1 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 - Circus funtastic
Excellent family fun with this brand new circus for 2018. Acts from across the world including Czech republic, Las Vegas, Romania and many more. In town for 1 week only!! Open Wednesday 30th May- Sunday 3rd. Showtimes: Weekdays 5pm & 7.30 Saturday’s 2pm & 5pm Sunday 1pm & 3.
Minehead Rugby Club Ellicombe lane
Wed 30 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Dunster Castle - Have-a-go archery
How good is your aim' Have a go at archery on Green Court. Pistol shooting will be available on selected dates as well. Booking Not Needed. Children are welcome. Dogs on leads welcome.
Dunster Castle, Dunster, near Minehead,
Today to Tue 29 May, Sat 2 Jun, Sun 3 Jun

More details - Dunster Castle - Dunster Castle Uncovered
Go behind the ropes on this special tour. Take a peek behind closed doors and discover parts of the Castle you won’t have seen before on this 45 minute tour. Tours are running throughout the day and are not pre-bookable. Booking Not Needed.
Dunster Castle, Dunster, near Minehead,
Today, Sat 2 Jun, Sun 3 Jun, Sat 9 Jun, Sun 10 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Sun 17 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Sat 30 Jun

More details - Dunster Castle - A trail of tales - family trail
Step back in time to meet the inhabitants of Dunster Castle and discover their stories on this family trail. A trail of tales takes you from the modern day to the Viking invasion. Follow the trail around the site to solve the questions and learn more about Dunster’s gory past. Booking Not Needed.
Dunster Castle, Dunster, near Minehead,
Today to Mon 9 Jul

More details - Dunster Castle - Victorian Falconry
Period Victorian dog and hawk demonstrations. Visit the Victorian Hawk House where a variety of hawks, owls and falcons can be seen at roost, chat to the period-costumed falconers and meet Bella the working dog. Every display is different and some require help from lucky hand-picked volunteers. Booking Not Needed.
Dunster Castle, Dunster, near Minehead,
Wed 30 May to Fri 1 Jun, Tue 24 Jul to Fri 27 Jul

More details - Dunster Castle - Civil War Weekend
Join the Taunton Garrison for a weekend of rolling skirmishes, weaponry displays and musket displays. With live demonstrations throughout the day you can see what life was like defending the castle during the Civil War. Booking Not Needed. Phone: 01643 821314. Dogs on leads welcome.
Dunster Castle, Dunster, near Minehead,
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Little Women
Chapterhouse Theatre Company is proud to present the timeless story of Little Women, based on the classic novel by Louisa May Alcott. Join Chapterhouse as four sisters - Jo, Beth, Meg and Amy - tell the story of their life during the Civil War in America.
Dunster Castle and Gardens, Dunster
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Dunster Castle - Little Women - Outdoor Theatre
Bring a picnic and enjoy this timeless story in the beautiful surroundings of Dunster Castle. Join Chapterhouse as four sisters - Jo, Beth, Meg and Amy - tell the story of their life during the Civil War in America.
Dunster Castle, Dunster, near Minehead,
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Dunster Castle - World War I assault course
Right you ’orrible lot! Your King and country needs you! Come and be put through your paces on our military assault course. Right you ’orrible lot! Your King and country needs you! And there is a place in the line for all of you. So stand up straight, be proud and join the line today!
Dunster Castle, Dunster, near Minehead,
Sat 16 Jun, Sun 17 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Thu 9 Aug, Fri 10 Aug

More details - Dunster Festival Break
A 3 night hotel accommodation break during Dunster Festival’s weekend of classical performances which take place in the Priory Church of St. George, Dunster. Performers include The Sacconi Quartet and The Marian Consort.
The Yarn Market Hotel, High Street, Dunster
Today

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 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 - 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
Today, Sun 17 Jun

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

More details - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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,
Today to Sun 3 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 1920s and her role in creating the stunning famous garden here.
Knightshayes Court, Bolham, Tiverton,
Today to Mon 9 Jul

More details - Knightshayes Court - British Flowers Week
One of the last wishes of Joyce, Lady Amory, the last member of the family to live at Knightshayes was that fresh flowers from the garden be brought in weekly- this is something we continue to do over 40 years later.
Knightshayes Court, Bolham, Tiverton,
Mon 18 Jun to Sun 24 Jun

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

More details - Bideford Ladies FC Family Fun Day
Bideford Ladies FC are hosting a Family Fun Day on Sunday 3rd June at Victoria Park in Bideford, 12-5pm. Come and join us for a day that’s fun for the whole family.
Victoria Park, Bideford
Sun 3 Jun

More details - 80s 90s 00s Club Classics and Silent Disco
An evening of Club Classics from the 80s-90s-00s. Music from 8pm - 11pm. *****Followed by a Silent Disco (11pm - finish)***** Fancy dress welcome! Facepainting available at the event. Headphones for the silent disco will require a £10 deposit - this will be returned in full on return of the headphones.
The Palladium Club Lower Gunstone, Bideford
Today

More details - Stellar Fox, Mirror Mirror and Wren Frost
Well established blues-driven rock band Stellar Fox take the stage at the Palladium Club, supported by hard rock band Mirror Mirror, and charming acoustic artist Wren Frost.
The Palladium Club Lower Gunstone, Bideford
Thu 31 May

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