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Events & Festivals

ILFRACOMBE and NORTH DEVON EVENTS 2018

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

March 3rd and 4th  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 1st  LYNTON & BARNSTAPLE RAILWAY  EASTER STEAM WEEKEND

April 2nd  RNLI Easter Eggvent at the Lifeboat Station

April 20th to 22nd     ILFRACOMBE FILM FESTIVAL      Over the weekend Ilfracombe will be celebrating all that the movies has to offer. They will be showing both old and new films as well as a range of short films all with a sea related theme.  

www.ilfracombefilmfestival.co.uk

May 6th  MAY DAY PARADE & JACK IN THE GREEN CELEBRATION

May  5th – 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 12th – 13th LYNTON & BARNSTAPLE RAILWAY SPRING GALA WEEKEND ​
Take a trip back in time to the days of railway elegance.
www.lynton-rail.co.uk

May 13th ‘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 23rd   FORCES MARCH FROM ILFRACOMBE TO BULFORD IN WILTSHIRE
5 marathons in 5 days starting on Ilfracombe Seafront
www.forcesmarch.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 9th – 16th ILFRACOMBE GOLF CLUB OPEN WEEK
www.ilfracombegolfclub.com

June 3rd  THE ‘BIG LUNCH’ FORE STREET ILFRACOMBE    Street food, craft stalls and live music

June 9th – 17th 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 15th – 17th  GOLD COAST OCEANFEST CROYDE
A three day surf and live music event 
www.goldcoastoceanfest.co.uk

June 17th ILFRACOMBE GIG REGATTA    Gig boats from all over the South West compete … watch it from The Collingdale

 

June 30th         ROUND LUNDY YACHT RACE   8am the start of this 45 mile race from Ilfracombe around Lundy Island - Watch the yachts  leave the harbour from your bedroom window or whilst having your breakfast

www.ilfracombeyc.org.uk

July & August       MUSIC ON THE BANDSTAND       A variety of free live music – brass and jazz bands, acoustic singers etc.  Lunchtimes and afternoons at Runnymede Gardens. Bring a picnic!    www.visitilfracombe.co.uk

July 7th and 8th ALL THINGS MORRIS
A festival to celebrate all things Morris ..Morris Dancers, Morris Miners !!   www.visitilfracombe.co.uk

July 7th NORTH DEVON STREET FOOD AWARDS  Street Food vendors from all over North Devon compete for the best meat, poultry, fish, vegetarian and desert dishes with an overall best of the best winner. All vendors will be serving to the public & there will be entertainment.

July 16th  CLOVELLY MARITIME FESTIVAL
www.clovelly.co.uk

August 1st  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 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 10th to 13th ST PHILIP AND ST JAMES CHURCH ANNUAL FLOWER FESTIVAL

August 26th  ILFRACOMBE CARNIVAL
A procession of Walkers and Floats through Ilfracombe raising funds for local charities - comes past The Collingdale

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

August 27th MINI MADNESS      100s of Mini cars create an amazing spectacle on the Seafront at the end of their Annual Grand Tour

Sep 1st and 2nd  – SEA ILFRACOMBE
A whole weekend of events to celebrate all things maritime.
www.seailfracombe.co.uk

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

September 8th   ILFRACOMBE MOTORBIKE SHOW
Hundreds of motorbikes on the Seafront – organised by MAG   www.visitilfracombe.co.uk 

September 29th and 30th   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

October 26th   SPOOKS AND SPARKS AT ILFRACOMBE RUGBY CLUB   Halloween Celebrations, Bonfire & Fireworks with music and BBQ until late.

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