The Collingdale Hotel, Ilfracombe, Devon

Events & Festivals

ILFRACOMBE and NORTH DEVON EVENTS 2019

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

March 2nd  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 20th to 22nd  LYNTON & BARNSTAPLE RAILWAY  EASTER STEAM WEEKEND

April 22nd  RNLI Easter Eggvent at the Lifeboat Station

May 5th  MAY DAY PARADE & JACK IN THE GREEN CELEBRATION

May  11th – 12th 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 11th – 12th LYNTON & BARNSTAPLE RAILWAY SPRING GALA WEEKEND ​
Take a trip back in time to the days of railway elegance.
www.lynton-rail.co.uk

May 12th ‘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

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 2nd  THE ‘BIG LUNCH’ FORE STREET ILFRACOMBE    Street food, craft stalls and live music

June 8th – 14th ILFRACOMBE GOLF CLUB OPEN WEEK
www.ilfracombegolfclub.com

June 15th – 23rd 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 21st  – 23rd  GOLD COAST OCEANFEST CROYDE
A three day surf and live music event
www.goldcoastoceanfest.co.uk

June 22nd ILFRACOMBE GIG REGATTA    Gig boats from all over the South West compete … watch it from The Collingdale

July 20th         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 13th and 14th ALL THINGS MORRIS
A festival to celebrate all things Morris ..Morris Dancers, Morris Miners !!   www.visitilfracombe.co.uk

August 3rd and 4th CLOVELLY MARITIME FESTIVAL
www.clovelly.co.uk

August 3rd  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 7th  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 25th  ILFRACOMBE CARNIVAL
A procession of Walkers and Floats through Ilfracombe raising funds for local charities - comes past The Collingdale

August 24th to 25th  SUN WEST BEER & MUSIC FESTIVAL   A weekend of live music, entertainment and selection of real ale.

August 26th MINI MADNESS      100s of Mini cars create an amazing spectacle on the Seafront at the end of their Annual Grand Tour

Aug 31st and 1st Sep  – SEA ILFRACOMBE
A whole weekend of events to celebrate all things maritime.
www.seailfracombe.co.uk

September 17th   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 25th   SPOOKS AND SPARKS AT ILFRACOMBE RUGBY CLUB   Halloween Celebrations, Bonfire & Fireworks with music and BBQ until late.

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