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Events & Festivals

ILFRACOMBE and NORTH DEVON EVENTS 2017

There are a number of events in Ilfracombe and North Devon throughout the year

March 4th and 5th  STARTREK
Sponsored night walk on Exmoor organised by Ilfracombe Rotary to raise funds for Children’s Hospice South West and North Devon Hospice.
www.rotary-startrek.org.uk

April 17th  RNLI Easter Eggvent at the Lifeboat Station

April 15th to 17th  LYNTON & BARNSTAPLE RAILWAY SPRING EASTER STEAM WEEKEND ​
Fun for all the family at Woody Bay and home-made Easter Cakes too.
www.lynton-rail.co.uk

April 28th to May 1st  LANDMARK BEER & MUSIC FESTIVAL ​
Free admission to a fantastic weekend of live music, entertainment and selection of real ales and cider to herald the Spring.

April 30th MAY DAY PARADE & JACK IN THE GREEN CELEBRATION

April 30th to May 8th NORTH DEVON & EXMOOR WALKING FESTIVAL ​A choice of guided & self guided walks & cycle routes taking in Devon & Exmoor’s spectacular scenery.  www.walkingnorthdevon.co.uk

May  6th – 7th ILFRACOMBE ART TRAIL    Ilfracombe Art Trail is an open house event of artists, of all disciplines, displaying their work in their own homes, studios and art galleries www.artilfracombe.co.uk

May 6th ILFRACOMBE IN BLOOM FLOWER AND CRAFT SHOW
Pip and Jim’s Community Hall  An open show combining flowers, produce and crafts

May 13th – 14th LYNTON & BARNSTAPLE RAILWAY SPRING GALA WEEKEND ​
Take a trip back in time to the days of railway elegance.
www.lynton-rail.co.uk

May 14th ‘THE SCRUMPY RUN’
Run by the Vintage Motor Cycle Club – Devon Section Leaves The Seafront at 11am returning approx. 1pm when the bikes will be on display  www.devon-vmcc.blogspot.co.uk

May 24th  FORCES MARCH FROM ILFRACOMBE TO BULFORD IN WILTSHIRE
5 marathons in 5 days
www.forcesmarch.org.uk

May 27th  ROUND LUNDY YACHT RACE

8am start of 45 mile yacht race from Ilfracombe round Lundy Island and back.  Watch the boats start the race whilst you have breakfast at The Collingdale
www.ilfracombeyc.org.uk

From June – August BANDS PLAYING IN THE BANDSTAND SUNDAY AFTERNOON​
A variety of music played by various bands throughout the summer in Runnymede Gardens (weather permitting)

June 4th – 10th ILFRACOMBE GOLF CLUB OPEN WEEK
www.ilfracombegolfclub.com

June 4th THE ‘BIG LUNCH’ FORE STREET ILFRACOMBE    Street food, craft stalls and live music

June 10th – 18th VICTORIAN WEEK and STEAMPUNK FESTIVAL AND GALA WEEKEND
Celebrate the Victorian era with stalls, shows, processions and lots more for all the family
www.ilfracombevictoriancelebration.org.uk

June 16th – 18th  GOLD COAST OCEANFEST CROYDE
A three day surf and live music event with the Kaiser Chiefs headlining
www.goldcoastoceanfest.co.uk

June 18th ILFRACOMBE GIG REGATTA    Gig boats from all over the South West compete … watch it from The Collingdale

July 8th and 9th ALL THINGS MORRIS
A festival to celebrate all things Morris ..Morris Dancers, Morris Miners !!

July 8th NORTH DEVON STREET FOOD AWARDS  Street food vendors from all over North Devon compete to be the best. Plus live entertainment

July 17th  CLOVELLY MARITIME FESTIVAL
www.clovelly.co.uk

July 29th SOUTH WEST BIRDMAN COMPETITION, Ilfracombe
Round Table host their famous “Birdman” event on the Pier in Ilfracombe harbour in aid of local charities – Fun for all the family
ilfracomberoundtable.co.uk

August 2nd NORTH DEVON SHOW – UMBERLEIGH BARTON FARM
See the animals, craft, food and trade tents at North Devon’s premier agriculture show – Book your tickets at Ilfracombe TIC
www.northdevonshow.com

August 11th to 14th ST PHILIP AND ST JAMES CHURCH ANNUAL FLOWER FESTIVAL

August 27th  ILFRACOMBE CARNIVAL
A procession of Walkers and Floats through Ilfracombe raising funds for local charities

August 26th to 28th  SUN WEST BEER & MUSIC FESTIVAL   A weekend of live music, entertainment and selection of real ale.

August 28th MINI MADNESS      100s of Mini cars create an amazing spectacle on the Seafront at the end of their Annual Grand Tour

Sep 2nd  and 3rd  – SEA ILFRACOMBE
A whole weekend of events to celebrate all things maritime.
www.seailfracombe.co.uk

Sep 3rd ILFRACOMBE TRIATHLON  Competitors swim across the harbour, cycle and then run  www.ilfracombetri.co.uk

September 9th   ILFRACOMBE MOTORBIKE SHOW
Hundreds of motorbikes on the Seafront – organised by MAG

September 30th and Oct 1st   LYNTON & BARNSTAPLE RAILWAY STEAM GALA ​
A weekend of steam on the railway and from road engines. A must for all steam fans.​
www.lynton-rail.co.uk

November 3rd  FIREWORKS DISPLAY AT ILFRACOMBE RUGBY CLUB

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