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Today to Fri 18 May, by distance, closest first.    

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 - 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 2 May, Wed 16 May, Wed 30 May

More details - Books galore! Huge sale in aid of HomeStart West Somerset.
Our annual book sale is a huge event selling donated books - fiction, non fiction, vintage and children’s books. Volunteers are trained by HomeStart West Somerset - a local branch of the National Charity concentrating on befriending local families - to visit and support.
Avenue Methodist Church Hall, Minehead
Sat 21 Apr

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 to Sun 22 Apr

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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 Sun 29 Apr

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,
Mon 30 Apr to Thu 31 May

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 5 May and Sun 6 May

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,
Sat 5 May, Sun 6 May, Sat 12 May, Sun 13 May, Sat 19 May, Sun 20 May, Sat 26 May, Sun 27 May

More details - Slade   Open Garden for The National Garden Scheme
Hidden away in a wonderful position Slade garden is an unexpected jewel to discover next right next to the sea with views overlooking the Bristol Channel. The garden tumbles down a secluded valley from the house at the top, protected by a long belt of woodland.
slade farm Southerndown
Sat 21 Apr and Sun 22 Apr

More details - Slade - Open Garden for NGS
Hidden away Slade garden is an unexpected jewel to discover next to the sea with views overlooking the Bristol Channel. The garden tumbles down a valley protected by a belt of woodland. In front of the house are delightful formal areas a rose and clematis pergola and herbaceous borders.
Slade, Southerndown
Sat 21 Apr and Sun 22 Apr

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 - Owen Money's Jukebox Heroes II
Following the Jukebox Heroes’ very successful tour in 2016, Owen Money takes Jukebox Heroes II on the road in 2018. We have a brand new line up of fantastic tribute acts, some great music from the 60’s with the Travelling Wrinklies, plus comedy from Owen.
Grand Pavilion Theatre The Esplanade, Porthcawl
Today

More details - Milkshake! Live
Starring Milkshake! favourites; Bob the Builder, Little Princess, Noddy, Fireman Sam, Shimmer & Shine, Pip from Pip Ahoy!, Winnie and Wilbur, Wissper, Milkshake’s very own Milkshake! Monkey and two Milkshake!
Grand Pavilion Theatre The Esplanade, Porthcawl
Sat 21 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
Sat 21 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 - 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 - Cowbridge Farmers Market
The Vale of Glamorgan Farmers market at Cowbridge is held on the 1st & 3rd Saturdays of every month (except January & December) at Arthur John’s Car Park, 43 High Street, Cowbridge CF71 7AB.
Cowbridge Vale of Glamorgan
Sat 21 Apr, Sat 5 May, Sat 19 May, Sat 2 Jun

More details - Penllyn Court - Open Garden for NGS
Large family garden with semi-formal walled garden, orchard with fruit trees and bulbs, stumpery, mixed plantings of shrubs and herbaceous perennials for all the months of the year, roses. Vegetable garden and small amount of woodland plantings, secret garden, all set amongst the rolling hills of a beautiful estate.
Penllyn Court, Cowbridge
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Aller farm Williton - Open Garden in aid of St Margarets Hospice
This sunny, south-facing garden is surrounded by stone walls and sub-divided into five separate areas. The cliff garden is a three-sided quarry with old magnolias, figs and Judas trees, plus some newer acacias. There are many unusual or tender plants to spot, including different varieties of echiums.
Aller Farm House Williton TAUNTON Somerset
Sun 6 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 - Music Quiz & Classic Hits - second Thursday of the month at the White Horse, Coychurch nr.Bridgend
Classic Hits from the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s and 90’s and Rock’n’Roll years plus fun Music Quiz around 8.30pm (£1 to enter Quiz) with great prizes, including meal for two, bottle of wine, CD’s and ’booby prize’!
White Horse, Swansea Road, Coychurch, Bridgend. (Tel 01656 652583)
Thu 10 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 - Elworthy Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
1 acre plantsman’s garden in tranquil setting. Island beds, scented plants, clematis, unusual perennials and ornamental trees and shrubs to provide yr-round interest. In spring, pulmonarias, hellebores and more than 300 varieties of snowdrops.
Elworthy Cottage, Taunton
Thu 3 May, Mon 28 May, Thu 31 May, Tue 5 Jun

More details - Vale of Glamorgan Walking Festival
This year, Wales celebrates the Year of the Sea: and the Vale of Glamorgan Walking Festival will be a flagship event, piloting seascape treks throughout the beautiful coastal region. Now in its ninth year, the famous festival is one of the biggest free walking events of the year, organized by the charity Valeways.
Barry Vale of Glamorgan
Tue 15 May to Sun 20 May

More details - 19 Slade Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
A very small enclosed front and rear garden, designed to lead you around its informal planting of over 200 species. A garden to sit in! Narrow paths and steps make access difficult for less mobile visitors.
19 Slade Gardens, Swansea
Sun 13 May

More details - Practical pottery, throwing and ceramics days
We’ve opened our ceramics and pottery studio here at Ashbrook, for those who wish to get to know clay and try their hand at throwing or hand building.
Waterrow, Taunton
Sun 22 Apr to Wed 9 May, Fri 11 May to Fri 8 Jun

More details - Les McKeown's Bay City Rollers
Bay City Rollers icon Les McKeown is back on tour, bringing his fantastic show to The Princess Royal Theatre !!!
The Princess Royal Theatre, Civic Centre, Port Talbot
Today

More details - The New Jersey Boys
If you are a fan of The West End Show the ‘Jersey Boys’, don’t miss the chance to see where it all began… The New Jersey Boys takes you back to this magical time in music history when four boys from New Jersey in the USA and from the wrong side of the tracks invented their own unique sound.
The Princess Royal Theatre, Civic Centre, Port Talbot
Fri 4 May

More details - Jason Manford ' Muddle Class' Tour
Jason Manford: Muddle Class He’s back! It’s been a busy few years for Jason since his last smash-hit stand up show but fans of his Absolute Radio show will know this nationally acclaimed comedian hasn’t changed a bit.
The Princess Royal Theatre, Civic Centre, Port Talbot
Thu 10 May

More details - Sarah Millican CONTROL ENTHUSIAST
Due to popular demand we have added an extra show date for Sarah Millican’s CONTROL ENTHUSIAST Tour… CONTROL ENTHUSIAST Tour Sarah Millican is not a control freak, she’s a control enthusiast. She even controls her own insults, see? Do you arrange the nights out? Are you in charge of passports on holiday?
The Princess Royal Theatre, Civic Centre, Port Talbot
Sat 12 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 - Buckand Brewer
SAFARI LUNCH Sunday 13th May
The Village, Buckland Brewer, BIdeford
Sun 13 May

More details - Bordervale Plants - Open Garden for NGS
Within mature woodland valley (semi-tamed), with stream and bog garden, extensive mixed borders; mini wildflower meadow, providing diverse wildlife habitats. Children must be supervised. The Nursery specialises in unusual perennials and cottage garden plants.
Bordervale Plants, Cowbridge
Tue 15 May, Sun 10 Jun, Sun 8 Jul

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 - 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 - Dance/Concert: Blowzabella + Naragonia
International folk legends Blowzabella celebrate 40 years with a weekend of workshops, sessions, concerts and dances at Halsway Manor – including this evening dance/concert. Plus special guests – Naragonia (Belgium), and the Blowzabella Workshop Dance Orchestra. The band prefer to play where people can dance.
Halsway Manor, Halsway Lane, nr Crowcombe
Sat 12 May

More details - Sharp’s Appalachian Harvest
Sharp’s Appalachian Harvest is devoted to the astounding collection of songs made by Cecil Sharp and Maud Karpeles over three summers in 1916, 1917 and 1918.
Halsway Manor, Halsway Lane, nr Crowcombe
Fri 18 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 - Cheese and Cider Festival
Love cheese? Love cider? Then the Cheese & Cider weekend is the food festival for you! From Saturday 5th May to Sunday 6th May 2017, the Welsh Cheese and Cider Festival will be taking over Gower Heritage Centre, offering visitors a wide selection of locally produced, award-winning cheeses, ciders and perries from...
Gower Heritage Centre, Parkmill
Sat 5 May and Sun 6 May

More details - Swansea University Postgraduate Information Evening
This is an informal and relaxed evening event offering the chance to find out more about postgraduate study at Swansea University. Staff from each of our 7 Academic Colleges will be on hand to discuss postgraduate taught and research course options.
Taliesin Centre, Singleton Park Campus, Swansea University, Swansea, Swansea
Thu 26 Apr