Events & Festivals

ILFRACOMBE and NORTH DEVON EVENTS 2020

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

March 7th  ROTARY STARTREK CHALLENGE
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 12th  LYNTON & BARNSTAPLE RAILWAY  EASTER STEAM WEEKEND

April 22nd  RNLI Easter Eggvent at the Lifeboat Station

May 3rd MAY DAY PARADE & JACK IN THE GREEN CELEBRATION

May  9th – 10th 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 9th – 10th LYNTON & BARNSTAPLE RAILWAY SPRING GALA WEEKEND ​
Take a trip back in time to the days of railway elegance.
www.lynton-rail.co.uk

May 10th ‘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 31st THE ‘BIG LUNCH’ FORE STREET ILFRACOMBE    Street food, craft stalls and live music

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) Bring a picnic

 June 6th – 14th GRAND VICTORIAN  and STEAMPUNK FESTIVAL  
Celebrate the Victorian era with stalls, shows, processions and lots more for all the family
www.ilfracombevictoriancelebration.org.uk

June 13th – 19th ILFRACOMBE GOLF CLUB OPEN WEEK
www.ilfracombegolfclub.com

June 19th  – 20th  GOLD COAST OCEANFEST CROYDE
A three day surf and live music event
www.goldcoastoceanfest.co.uk

June 20th ILFRACOMBE GIG REGATTA    Gig boats from all over the South West compete … watch it from The Collingdale

May 24th        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 11th and 12th ALL THINGS MORRIS
A festival to celebrate all things Morris ..Morris Dancers, Morris Miners !!   www.visitilfracombe.co.uk

July 25th CLOVELLY MARITIME FESTIVAL
www.clovelly.co.uk

August 1st   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 5th  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 30th  ILFRACOMBE CARNIVAL
A procession of Walkers and Floats through Ilfracombe raising funds for local charities - comes past The Collingdale

August 28th to 31st GIN, BEER & MUSIC FESTIVAL   A weekend of live music, entertainment and selection of real ale.

August 31st  MINI MADNESS      100s of Mini cars create an amazing spectacle on the Seafront at the end of their Annual Grand Tour

September 5th and 6th  – SEA ILFRACOMBE
A whole weekend of events to celebrate all things maritime.
www.seailfracombe.co.uk

September 12th   ILFRACOMBE MOTORBIKE SHOW
Hundreds of motorbikes on the Seafront – organised by MAG   www.visitilfracombe.co.uk

September 28th and 29th   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    SPOOKS AND SPARKS AT ILFRACOMBE RUGBY CLUB   Halloween Celebrations, Bonfire & Fireworks with music and BBQ until late.

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