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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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 Leylines
West-country collective established in 2013, with a genre-defying, eclectic sound that ranges from traditional folk to full blown festival rock.
The Factory, Petroc Brannams Campus, Oakwood Close, Roundswell, Barnstaple, Devon
Fri 18 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 - 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
Today

More details - Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion
Zoë Schwarz Blue Commotion: “Their originality and adventurous spirit gives them every right to be regarded as being in the vanguard of contemporary blues” - Pete Feenstra, Jan 2018 Get Ready to Rock Magazine “A serious band with unique songs, tight instrumentation, and a powerful woman up front… edgy vocals, and
Lower Gunstone, Bideford
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 - The Rock 'n' Roll Outlaws
The Rock ’n’ Roll Outlaws are back at the Palladium playing a wide range or classic rock covers and originals £4.00 on the door We are a 4 piece band from Tavistock who love to play Rock songs we also play are own original songs as well, If the crowd is happy so are we :)
The Palladium Club Lower Gunstone, Bideford
Fri 4 May

More details - James Hollingsworth's PINK FLOYD NIGHT
The Palladium Club is please is welcome James Hollingsworth back to the club with his amazing one man Pink Floyd night Tickets: £4 on the door Pink Floyd Night! A special night centred on the music of Pink Floyd, performed by singer/guitarist James Hollingsworth, also featuring some of his own songs.
The Palladium Club Lower Gunstone, Bideford
Sun 6 May

More details - Landspeeder, Radiosaurus and Quorum at the Palladium, Bideford
A Fistful of Indie presents an epic night of the best indie/stoner/grunge/punk/rock from across Devon: the sickeningly good Quorum from Okehampton, the frankly f**king awesome Radiosaurus from South Devon and, of course, The mighty Landspeeder from Torrington.
The Palladium Club Lower Gunstone, Bideford
Fri 11 May

More details - The Undercover Hippy + Irie Fire
The Undercover Hippy is back on the Palladium Stage in May with their amazing mix of Reggae and Rap that wowed a sell out crowd at their last outing at the Pally. + Irie Fire Supporting
The Palladium Club Lower Gunstone, Bideford
Sat 12 May

More details - Morning Glory at The Pally
We welcome Morning Glory to the Palladium Stage for their first Headline show of the year!! Music ranging from 90’s Britpop straight through to the 00’s and beyond! Morning Glory are a merry band of brothers (and sister!), our intentions are simple, we want to give you a good time!
The Palladium Club Lower Gunstone, Bideford
Fri 18 May

More details - Beat Goes Bang
The Palladium Club are pleased to welcome Beat Goes Bang playing songs from The Beat + Originals that will have the whole club dancing all night.
The Palladium Club Lower Gunstone, Bideford
Sat 19 May

More details - 3 Daft Monkeys + Off The Wagon
The Palladium Club are pleased to welcome 3 Daft Monkeys back to the Pally stage, after having the place bouncing at their last outing we expect even more this time out.
The Palladium Club Lower Gunstone, Bideford
Fri 25 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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

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
Today, 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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