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Bee Bomb Workshop

21st-21st May 2022

Venue: Endecott House

Address: High Street, Chagford

Website: www.proper-job.org

Fun drop-in workshop. Learn how to make Bee Bombs to create your own wildlife meadow as well as learning about the importance of bees in our ecosystem

Arts & Crafts

Flag and Crown Making Workshops

21st-22nd May 2022

Venue: Torre Abbey

Address: The King's Drive, Torquay

Website: www.torre-abbey.org.uk

Create crowns and flags using waste and recycled materials wherever possible with the option of entering your royal creation into a competition run by Torbay Council

Theatre & Cinema

Hats For Headway

21st-21st May 2022

Venue: Exeter Quayside

Address: Exeter

Website: www.headwaydevon.org.uk

Storytelling and music from 1pm onwards. Silly hats welcome

Theatre & Cinema

Kids Club: The Bad Guys

21st-21st May 2022

Venue: The Flavel

Address: Flavel Place, Dartmouth

Website: www.theflavel.org.uk

Showing of the animated film featuring a band of animal criminal masterminds

Lord Mayor's Day

21st-21st May 2022

Venue: Armada Way, Plymouth

Website: https://www.visitplymouth.co.uk/whats-on/lord-mayors-day-p1503683

Family event welcoming the Lord Mayor into their role

Sidmouth Sea Fest

21st-21st May 2022

Venue: The Ham

Address: Sidmouth

Website: www.sidmouthcoastalcommunityhub.org/sidmouth-sea-fest

Event with community and environment area, make and create, literary zone, food and drink, beach cleans and more

The Artisans and Makers Market

21st-21st May 2022

Venue: Bridwell Park Estate

Address: Uffculme, Cullompton

Website: www.bridwell.co.uk/bridwell-community-events

Producers, makers, arts and crafts, food and drinks and entertainment. Adults £3, children free

The Poetry Machine

21st-21st May 2022

Venue: Exeter Custom House

Address: Exeter Quay

Website: www.exetercustomhouse.org.uk/events

Experience poetry, created in response to your throughts, feelings, ideas and discoveries. Opportunity to co-create a poem

Outdoor Activities

Community Day in Totnes

22nd-22nd May 2022

Venue: Meadowbrook Community Centre

Address: Totnes

Website: www.facebook.com/dartingtonra

Fundraiser. Fun activities including music, rounders, fitness classes, parkour, yoga and more. Food and drink available

Rosemoor Live - Unbelievable Science with Morgan and West

22nd-22nd May 2022

Venue: RHS Garden Rosemoor

Address: Great Torrington, Rosemoor, Torrington, EX38 8PH

Website: https://www.rhs.org.uk/gardens/rosemoor/viewevent?EFID=3155&ESRC=CMS

Morgan & West present captivating chemistry, phenomenal physics, and bonkers biology in this fun for all the family science extravaganza at RHS Garden Rosemoor. Expect explosive thrills, chemical spills...

Theatre & Cinema

Gangsta Granny

25th-28th May 2022

Venue: Queen's Theatre

Address: 100 Boutport Street, Barnstaple

Website: www. queenstheatre-barnstaple.com

Adaptation of the classic David Walliams story

Dinosaurs In the Park

26th May-12th June 2022

Venue: Northernhay Gardens

Address: Exeter

Website: www.dinosaursinthepark.co.uk/exeter

35 life sized animatronic dinosaurs, dinosaur facts, dino-fun zone, face painting, food court and more.

The Poetry Machine

26th-26th May 2022

Venue: Exeter Custom House

Address: Exeter Quay

Website: www.exetercustomhouse.org.uk/events

Experience poetry, created in response to your throughts, feelings, ideas and discoveries. Opportunity to co-create a poem

Outdoor Activities

Waggy Walk on Woodbury Common

26th-26th May 2022

Venue: Woodbury Common

Website: www.eastdevon.org.uk/wildeastdevon/wild-east-devon-events

Guided dog walk by Devon Loves Dogs. Free for adults and children. Book online

Flavour Fest

27th-29th May 2022

Venue: Armada Way, Plymouth

Address: Plymouth

Website: https://www.flavourfestsw.co.uk/

Hundreds of local producers, chef stage and other activities

Kingsbridge Food and Music Festival

27th-27th May 2022

Venue: Kingsbridge town square

Website: https://www.kingsbridgefoodandmusic.org/

Free event arranged by local buisiness and volunteers.

Spring Classic 2022

27th-30th May 2022

Venue: Woolacombe Down

Address: Woolacombe, North Devon

Website: https://springclassic.co.uk/

Surf, music, skate, nature and ride culture festival - family friendly

Theatre & Cinema

Illyria 'Peter Pan'

28th-28th May 2022

Venue: Hearn Field,

Address: Combeinteignhead, Newton Abbot, Devon

Website: www.ticketsource.co.uk/illyria

Open air performance of the classic story

Imagine This Festival

28th-29th May 2022

Venue: Lupton House

Address: Brixham Road, Churston Ferrers

Website: www.facebook.com/imaginethistorbay

Free family friendly festival. Food, drink, music, activities, music, Lego Masters Community, Dog Show and much more.

Outdoor Activities

National Marine Park Snorkel Safaris

28th-28th May 2022

Venue: Various locations around Plymouth Sound

Website: www.nationalaquarium.co.uk/events/national-marine-aquarium-park-snorkel-safaris

Aimed at people aged over 8 who have snorkelled before or are confident in the water. See the website for more info and to book

Opening of Sooty Land

28th May-4th June 2022

Venue: Crealy Theme Park and Resort

Address: Sidmouth Road, Exeter,

Website: www.crealy.co.uk

New area at Crealy. 4 new rides, 15 attractions and family shows opening from 28th May

Theatre & Cinema

Pipsqueak The Adventures of A Baby Dragon

28th-28th May 2022

Venue: Soapbox Children's Theatre,

Address: Just inside Devonport Park at the corner of Milne Place and Exmouth Road, Plymouth

Website: www.stilstskin.org.uk

New play for all the family from Stiltskin Theatre company. Recommended for ages 18 months to 8 years

ReBoot Roller Discos

28th-28th May 2022

Venue: Riverside Leisure Centre

Address: Exeter

Website: https://www.rebootrollerdiscos.com/

For all abilities. See website for times and prices and equipment details. Pre bookings available for groups of 10+

The Fairy Special

28th-28th May 2022

Venue: Seaton Tramway

Address: Harbour Road, Seaton

Website: www.tram.co.uk

Themed tram ride to Colyton with activities and entertainment at Colyton Station. Children will also receive a special fairy goody bag

The Poetry Machine

28th-28th May 2022

Venue: Exeter Custom House

Address: Exeter Quay

Website: www.exetercustomhouse.org.uk/events

Experience poetry, created in response to your throughts, feelings, ideas and discoveries. Opportunity to co-create a poem

The Power of Superbees

28th May-5th June 2022

Venue: Torrington

Website: www.rhs.org.uk/rosemoor-whats-on

Learn how to encourage these fantastic pollinators into your garden and enjoy a garden trail, daily activities and giant performing bumblebees

Beach Explorers

29th-29th May 2022

Venue: Teats Hill,

Address: Plymouth

Website: www.nationalaquarium.co.uk/events/beach-explorers

Free event. Join marine biologists to take part in guided rockpool rambles, beach games and more. Book online

Theatre & Cinema

Lord Mayor's Festival

29th-29th May 2022

Venue: Armada Way, Plymouth

Address: Plymouth

Website: www.visitplymouth.co.uk/lordmayorsfestival

Event with fun for families in order to welcome the new Lord Mayor into their role. This year will be themed around celebrating Plymouth's ocean and green space

Seaweed Festival

29th-29th May 2022

Venue: Clovelly

Address: Bideford, North Devon

Website: https://www.clovelly.co.uk/events/seaweed-festival-3-2/

Sea weed dishes, craft activities, workshops, live music and street entertainment

Beatboxing Workshops

30th-30th May 2022

Venue: The Flavel Art Centre

Address: Flavel Place, Dartmouth

Website: www.theflavel.org.uk

Separate sessions for ages 5 to 8 and 9 to 13. Learn how to be a human beatboxer

Theatre & Cinema

Illyria 'Peter Pan'

30th-30th May 2022

Venue: Tapeley Park

Address: Bideford

Website: www.theploughartscentre.org.uk

Open air theatre performance, adaptation of the classic story. Pre-show drama workshop for 6 to 11 year olds available - see website for details

Quiet At The Aquarium

30th-30th May 2022

Venue: Rope Walk

Address: Coxside, Plymouth

Website: www.national-aquarium.co.uk

Two hour after hours event that allows families and people with autism and other sensory needs to enjoy the exhibits without the noise and distraction of the daily shows.

Rockpool Ramble

30th-30th May 2022

Venue: Goodrington Beach

Website: www.countryside-trust.org.uk/whats-on

Join the marine ranger and explore the incredible marine life in rock pools in Goodrington Beach

Theatre & Cinema

Sonic The Hedgehog 2

30th May-1st June 2022

Venue: Pavilions Teignmouth

Address: The Den Crescent, Teignmouth

Website: www.pavilionsteignmouth.org.uk

Everyone's favourite hedgehog returns with Tails to take on Dr Robotnik and Knuckles

Swan/Dream Themed Crafts

30th-31st May 2022

Venue: St Thomas Library

Address: 35 Church Road, St Thomas, Exeter

Website: www.cygnettheatre.co.uk/event

Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Cygnet theatre - design your own Swan card. Free event, booking essential. stthomaslibrary@librariesunlimited.org.uk

The Space Tram

30th-30th May 2022

Venue: Seaton Tramway

Address: Harbour Road, Seaton

Website: www.tram.co.uk

Space themed interactive event experience

Titan the Robot at Woodlands

30th-30th May 2022

Venue: Woodlands Leisure Park

Address: Blackawton, Totnes

Website: www.woodlandspark.com

Character appearances throughout the day.

Tom McLaughlin Author Event

30th-30th May 2022

Venue: Exeter Library

Address: Castle Street, Exeter

Website: www.cygnettheatre.co.uk/event

Join author Tom McLaughlin as he reads excerpts of his books

Cockington Ranger Nature Club

31st-31st May 2022

Venue: Cockington Visitor Centre

Address: Cockington

Website: www.countryside-trust.org.uk

Explore nature in Cockington Country Park. The session is themed around trees and is suitable for all ages. Booking essential

How Do I Look? Drawing a self portrait

31st-31st May 2022

Venue: RAMM Exeter

Address: Queen Street, Exeter

Website: www.rammmuseum.org.uk

Learn the basics of how to draw a self portrait. Find out more via the website and book.

How Do I Look? Drawing a self portrait

31st-31st May 2022

Venue: RAMM Exeter

Address: Queen Street, Exeter

Website: www.rammmuseum.org.uk

2 hour session with session artist Vin Jelly to provide guidance on how to draw a self portrait. Event is for unaccompanied children aged 8 to 14. Visit the website for more details and to book

Theatre & Cinema

Outdoor Cinema at Powderham Castle - Fantastic Mr Fox

31st-31st May 2022

Venue: Powderham Castle

Address: Kenton

Website: https://www.powderham.co.uk/events/view/fantastic-mr-fox-pg

Outdoor screening of the much loved family film

Theatre & Cinema

Outdoor Cinema at Powderham Castle - Moana

31st-31st May 2022

Venue: Powderham Castle

Address: Kenton

Website: https://www.powderham.co.uk/events/view/moana-pg

Outdoor screening of the much loved family film

Raptor Day at Woodlands

31st-31st May 2022

Venue: Woodlands Leisure Park

Address: Blackawton, Totnes

Website: www.woodlandspark.com

Character appearances throughout the day.

Sewing Workshop

31st-31st May 2022

Venue: The Flavel Art Centre

Address: Flavel Place, Dartmouth

Website: www.theflavel.org.uk

Separate sessions for ages 5 to 7, 8 to 10 and 11 to 13 year olds. Learn to hand stitch and embroider a Stitch Banner

Shipwreck Sam

31st May 2022

Time: 10:30

Venue: Cygnet Theatre

Address: Friars Lane, Exeter

Website: https://bootoagoosetheatre.co.uk/

A tidal wave of imagination sweeps up an audience of children, landing them on far away Dead Ghost Island. There, together with their new friends Shipwreck Sam and Bonnie Betty, they join in a quest for...

Shipwreck Sam

31st May 2022

Time: 14:30

Venue: Cygnet Theatre

Address: Friars Lane, Exeter

Website: https://bootoagoosetheatre.co.uk/

A tidal wave of imagination sweeps up an audience of children, landing them on far away Dead Ghost Island. There, together with their new friends Shipwreck Sam and Bonnie Betty, they join in a quest for...

Theatre & Cinema

The Bad Guys

31st-31st May 2022

Venue: The Gateway,

Address: Fore Street, Seaton, Devon

Website: www.thegatewayseaton.co.uk

Animated action comedy featuring a criminal crew of animal outlwares who are about to attempt their most challenging con yet - becoming model citizens

Aquarium Boat Trips in Plymouth Sound

1st-1st June 2022

Venue: Plymouth Sound

Website: www.national-aquarium.co.uk/events/aquarium-boat-trips-in-plymouth-sound

Discover British wildlife as well as the history of Plymouth's natural harbour. Find out more and book online.

Theatre & Cinema

Awful Auntie

1st-2nd June 2022

Venue: Great Lawn, Dartington

Website: https://www.dartington.org/event/awful-auntie-heartbreak-productions/

Awful Auntie by UK’s bestselling children’s author, David Walliams, is coming to Dartington’s Great Lawn this June with an open-air theatre show staged by Heartbreak Productions. Heartbreak Productions...

Brontosaurus Day at Woodlands

1st-1st June 2022

Venue: Woodlands Leisure Park

Address: Blackawton, Totnes

Website: www.woodlandspark.com

Character appearances throughout the day.

Children's Activity - Pond Dipping and Minibeast Hunt

1st-1st June 2022

Venue: Stover Country Park

Address: Newton Abbot

Website: www.devon.gov.uk/stovercountrypark/events

Take a look at the many creatures and insects that live in Stover's ponds and in the woods. Suitable for children aged 4 and over

Family Fun: T Shirts to Tote Bags and Peg People

1st-4th June 2022

Venue: The Box Plymouth

Address: Tavistock Place, Plymouth,

Website: www.theboxplymouth.com

Bring in an unwanted long or short sleeved t-shirt and work with their creative experts to turn it in to a bag. Free admission. No need to book

Kids Cookery

1st-1st June 2022

Venue: Occombe Farm

Address: Preston Down Road, Paignton

Website: www.countryside-trust.org.uk/whats-on

Cookery class for children aged 8 to 12 years. This month's theme is 'Summertime'. Book online

May Half Term Workshop - Pom Pom Crown

1st-1st June 2022

Venue: Bovey Paradiso

Address: 83 Fore Street, Bovey Tracey, Newton Abbot

Website: www.pomstitchtassel.com

Make your own Pom Pom Crown. All materials and equipment provided, suitable for ages 5+

Theatre & Cinema

Outdoor Cinema at Powderham Castle -

1st-1st June 2022

Venue: Powderham Castle

Address: Kenton

Website: https://www.powderham.co.uk/events/view/brave-pg

Outdoor screening of the much loved family film

Theatre & Cinema

Outdoor Cinema at Powderham Castle - Zootropolis

1st-1st June 2022

Venue: Powderham Castle

Address: Kenton

Website: https://www.powderham.co.uk/events/view/zootropolis-pg

Outdoor screening of the much loved family film

Theatre & Cinema

Shipwreck Sam

1st June 2022

Time: 11:00

Venue: Countess Wear Village Hall

Address: 28 School Lane

Website: https://bootoagoosetheatre.co.uk/

A tidal wave of imagination sweeps up an audience of children, landing them on far away Dead Ghost Island. There, together with their new friends Shipwreck Sam and Bonnie Betty, they join in a quest for...

Theatre & Cinema

Shipwreck Sam

1st June 2022

Time: 15:00

Venue: Cullompton Library

Address: The Hayridge, Exeter Hill, Cullompton

Website: https://bootoagoosetheatre.co.uk/

A tidal wave of imagination sweeps up an audience of children, landing them on far away Dead Ghost Island. There, together with their new friends Shipwreck Sam and Bonnie Betty, they join in a quest for...

Taiko Drumming

1st-1st June 2022

Venue: The Flavel Art Centre

Address: Flavel Place, Dartmouth

Website: www.theflavel.org.uk

Sessions for ages 5 to 7, 8 to 10 and 11 to 13. Taiko Drumming workshop

The Pirate Tram

1st-1st June 2022

Venue: Seaton Tramway

Address: Harbour Road, Seaton

Website: www.tram.co.uk

Pirate themed tram ride to Colyton and activities and entertainment at Colyton Tramway

1 Big Summer

2nd-4th June 2022

Venue: Hoe Park

Address: Plymouth

Website: https://www.1bigsummer.com/

Music festival. Acts include Year & Years, The Libertines and Supergrass. More to be announced.

Dawlish's Turn The Tide

2nd-2nd June 2022

Venue: Dawlish

Website: www.facebook.com/turnthetide2022

Free entry. Celebration of seaside living with stalls, talks, demos, refreshments, children's activities and more

Theatre and Cinema

Dinosaur Adventure Live

2nd-2nd June 2022

Venue: The Landmark

Address: Ilfracombe

Website: www.landmark-ilfracombe.com

Join intrepid Dinosaur Adventurers as you journey to a world of living, breathing, life-like dinosauars

Exmouth Festival 2022

2nd-5th June 2022

Venue: Imperial Recreation Ground

Address: Exmouth

Website: www.exmouthfestival.co.uk

Free festival of live music, theatre, circus, art and food. Visit the website and social media for all the latest programme announcements

Theatre and Cinema

James Campbell 'The Funny Life Of'

2nd-2nd June 2022

Venue: The Plough Arts Centre

Address: Fore Street, Great Torrington,

Website: www.theploughartscentre.co.uk

Stand-up comedy show for children over 6 and their parents in this one-man show

Theatre and Cinema

Joseph and The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat

2nd-4th June 2022

Venue: Queen's Theatre,

Address: Boutport Street, Barnstaple

Website: www.queenstheatre-barnstaple.com

Performance of the classic Andrew Lloyd Webber musical from Barnstaple Young Generation

Theatre and Cinema

Lost In The Woods

2nd-2nd June 2022

Venue: Exeter Phoenix

Address: Gandy Street, Exeter

Website: www.exeterphoenix.org.uk

Absurd comedy for ages 6+ bringing a new twist to the fairytales you know and love

Peppa Pig at Woodlands

2nd-2nd June 2022

Venue: Woodlands Leisure Park

Address: Blackawton, Totnes

Website: www.woodlandspark.com

Character appearances throughout the day.

Outdoor events

Sidmouth Jubilee Street Party

2nd-2nd June 2022

Venue: Market Place

Address: Sidmouth

Website: https://sidmouth.gov.uk/event/tickets-for-jubilee-street-party-on-sale/?er=WyIyMDIyLTA0LTIzIDEwOjAwOjAwIiwiMjAyMi0wNC0yMyAxNDowMDowMCJd

Tickets on sale from 10am 23rd April in person from Anchor Inn, Old Fore Street. Any remaining tickets on sale in person at Sidsoft, Church Street. Sidmouth Town Band, community singalong, Data Disco,...

Theatre & Cinema

The Queen's Birthday Parade

2nd-2nd June 2022

Venue: Powderham Castle

Address: Kenton

Website: https://www.powderham.co.uk/events/view/the-queens-birthday-parade-trooping-the-colour

Outdoor screening of the parade as well as local traders and games for the family

Hey Duggee at Woodlands

3rd-3rd June 2022

Venue: Woodlands Leisure Park

Address: Blackawton, Totnes

Website: www.woodlandspark.com

Character appearances throughout the day.

Theatre & Cinema

Outdoor Cinema at Powderham Castle - Peter Rabbit

3rd-3rd June 2022

Venue: Powderham Castle

Address: Kenton

Website: https://www.powderham.co.uk/events/view/peter-rabbit-pg

Outdoor screening of the much loved family film

Storytime: Bettie Honeybee

3rd-3rd June 2022

Venue: RHS Rosemoor

Address: Torrington

Website: www.rhs.org.uk/rosemoor-whats-on

Hear the story of Bettie Honeybee with a chance to buy your own copy. 11am and 2pm

The Queens Platinum Jubilee - Newton Abbot

3rd-2nd June 2022

Venue: Newton Abbot

Website: https://www.newtonabbot-tc.gov.uk/events/the-queens-platinum-jubilee-2022/

A weekend of celebrations including: * Friday 3rd June - Lighting of the beacon *Saturday 4th Jane - Live music & kids entertainment *Sunday 5th June - 'Party in the Park'

Theatre and Cinema

Kids Club: Rabbit Academy

4th-11th June 2022

Venue: The Flavel

Address: Flavel Place, Dartmouth

Website: www.theflavel.org.uk

Join rabbits Max and Emmy in this animated adventure as they learn secret skills, battle a fox family and learn about friendship

Outdoor Events

Torbay Airshow

4th-5th June 2022

Venue: English Riviera Airshow

Address: Paignton, Torbay, Devon

Website: www.air-shows.org.uk/events/english-riviera-airshow-2022

Coinciding with Queen's Platinum Jubilee celbrations. World class military and civilian air display teams.

Theatre & Cinema

Outdoor Cinema at Powderham Castle - Shrek2

5th-5th June 2022

Venue: Powderham Castle

Address: Kenton

Website: https://www.powderham.co.uk/events/view/shrek-2-u

Outdoor screening of the much loved family film

Theatre & Cinema

Outdoor Cinema at Powderham Castle - Tangled

5th-5th June 2022

Venue: Powderham Castle

Address: Kenton

Website: https://www.powderham.co.uk/events/view/tangled-pg

Outdoor screening of the much loved family film

The Big Spork! Poetry Picnic

5th-5th June 2022

Venue: Exeter Phoenix

Address: Gandy Street, Exeter

Website: www.exeterphoenix.org.uk

Celebration of music and poetry for all the family with fun and silly games. Receive an activity pack when you book

The Tavistock Steam & Vintage Fair

5th-5th June 2022

Venue: Tavistock Wharf

Address: Canal Road, Tavistock

Website: www.visit-tavistock.co.uk

Steam-hauled trailer rides, classic cars, crafts, food and drink and more. All proceeds to charity

Theatre and Cinema

Dinosaur World Live

7th-9th June 2022

Venue: Princess Theatre Torquay

Address: Torbay Road, Torquay

Website: www.atgtickets.com/venues/princess-theatre-torquay

Interactive dinosaur family show with a special meet and greet after the show. Recommmended fo ages 3+

Theatre & Cinema

Pipsqueak The Adventures of A Baby Dragon

9th-11th June 2022

Venue: Soapbox Children's Theatre,

Address: Just inside Devonport Park at the corner of Milne Place and Exmouth Road, Plymouth

Website: www.stilstskin.org.uk

New play for all the family from Stiltskin Theatre company. Recommended for ages 18 months to 8 years

Theatre & Cinema

Shipwreck Sam

10th June 2022

Time: 13:30

Venue: Buckfastleigh Library

Address: 32 Bossell Rd, Buckfastleigh

Website: https://bootoagoosetheatre.co.uk/

A tidal wave of imagination sweeps up an audience of children, landing them on far away Dead Ghost Island. There, together with their new friends Shipwreck Sam and Bonnie Betty, they join in a quest for...

Outdoor Events

The Legends Festival

10th-11th June 2022

Venue: Westpoint Exeter

Address: Clyst St Mary, Exeter

Website: https://westpointexeter.co.uk/whats-on/43595/the-legends-festival

RELIVE OLD CLASSICS AND MAKE NEW MEMORIES Eleven of the world’s biggest arena tribute acts will play on our massive outdoor stage over two days. The Legends Festival enshrines each star’s legacy allowing...

Outdoor Events

Exeter Respect Festival

11th-11th June 2022

Venue: Belmont Park

Address: Exeter

Website: www.facebook.com/ExeterRespectFestival

This year's theme is 'Environment Justice'. More details to follow

Outdoor Activities

National Marine Park Snorkel Safaris

11th-11th June 2022

Venue: Various locations around Plymouth Sound

Website: www.nationalaquarium.co.uk/events/national-marine-aquarium-park-snorkel-safaris

Aimed at people aged over 8 who have snorkelled before or are confident in the water. See the website for more info and to book

Beach Explorers at Mount Batten

12th-12th June 2022

Venue: Mount Batten

Website: www.national-aquarium.co.uk/events/beach-explorers

Free event. Join marine biologists to take part in guided rockpool rambles, beach gamesand more. Book online

Theatre and Cinema

Honk! Jr

12th-12th June 2022

Venue: Barnfield Theatre

Address: Barnfield Road, Exeter

Website: www.exeternorthcott.co.uk

Heartwarming celebration of being different from Theatretrain Exeter. Book with Into The Woods Jr (see below) and see both shows for £20

Theatre and Cinema

Into The Woods Jr

12th-12th June 2022

Venue: Barnfield Theatre

Address: Barnfield Road, Exeter

Website: www.exeternorthcott.co.uk

Adaptation of Stephen Sondheim's cockeyed fairytale from Theatretrain Exeter. Book with Honk Jr (see above) and see both shows for £20

Open Farm Sunday

12th-12th June 2022

Venue: Various locations

Website: www.farmsunday.org

Return of the farm open day event. Activities will vary per location. Bookings may be required and some activities may be charged for

Open Farm Sunday - Babbacombe Dairy

12th-12th June 2022

Venue: Babbacombe Dairy

Website: https://farmsunday.org/visit-a-farm/shareEvent/55217

Farm open day event - see the event page for more info

Open Farm Sunday - Bowden Farm

12th-12th June 2022

Venue: Bowden Farm

Website: https://farmsunday.org/visit-a-farm/shareEvent/55492

Farm open day event - see the event page for more info

Open Farm Sunday - Colleton Barton

12th-12th June 2022

Venue: Colleton Manor, Chulmleigh, Devon

Website: https://farmsunday.org/visit-a-farm/shareEvent/55492

Farm open day event - see the event page for more info

Open Farm Sunday - Great Frenchstone

12th-12th June 2022

Venue: Great Frenchstone, Queens Nympton, South Molton

Website: https://farmsunday.org/visit-a-farm/shareEvent/55283

Farm open day event - see the event page for more info

Open Farm Sunday - Middle Weeke

12th-12th June 2022

Venue: Middle Weeke

Address: Morchard Bishop, Crediton

Website: https://farmsunday.org/visit-a-farm/shareEvent/56419

Farm open day event - see the event page for more info

Open Farm Sunday - Scobbiscombe Farm

12th-12th June 2022

Venue: Kingston

Address: Kingsbridge

Website: https://farmsunday.org/visit-a-farm/shareEvent/55504

Farm open day event - see the event page for more info

Open Farm Sunday - Woodrow Barton

12th-12th June 2022

Venue: Woodrow Barton

Address: Brampford Speke, Exeter

Website: https://farmsunday.org/visit-a-farm/shareEvent/54962

Farm open day event - see the event page for more info

Open Farm Sunday -Manor Mill Farm

12th-12th June 2022

Venue: Branscombe

Address: Seaton

Website: https://farmsunday.org/visit-a-farm/shareEvent/54949

Farm open day event - see the event page for more info

Theatre and Cinema

The Queen's Knickers

12th-1st June 2022

Venue: Palace Theatre Paignton

Address: Palace Avenue, Paignton

Website: www.palacetheatrepaignton.co.uk

Regal children's musical full of songs, silliness and a corgi or two

Gold Coast Oceanfest

17th-19th June 2022

Venue: Croyde Bay

Address: North Devon

Website: www.goldcoastoceanfest.co.uk

Music lineup alongside surfing, beach sports, comedy and entertainment

Goldcoast Oceanfest

17th-19th June 2022

Venue: Croyde Bay

Website: https://goldcoastoceanfest.co.uk/

Arts & Crafts

The Craft Festival

17th-19th June 2022

Venue: Bovey Tracey

Website: www.craftfestival.co.uk

Workshops, demonstrations, music, food and lots of family activities

The Mix 2022

17th-18th June 2022

Venue: Killerton House and Gardens

Address: Broadclyst, Nr Exeter

Annual music festival for children and young people. Live music performances and interactive workshops. Schools to attend on Friday 17th. Families to attend on Saturday 18th for free. Book for either...

Axe Vale Show

18th-19th June 2022

Venue: The Showground

Address: Axminster

Website: https://www.axevaleshow.com/

Brick by Brick: A LEGO Brick History of Exeter

18th June-11th September 2022

Venue: Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery (RAMM)

Address: Queen Street, Exeter

Website: www.rammmuseum.org.uk

Moments from exeter's past, present and future recreated in LEGO bricks as well as children' playzones, trails and more. Timed tickets available via the website

Exeter Pretty Muddy Kids

18th-18th June 2022

Venue: Westpoint Exeter

Address: Clyst St Mary, Exeter

Website: www.raceforlife.cancerresearch.org.uk

Muddy obstacle course just for children raising funds for Cancer Research UK. Visit the website to find out more and enter

Father's Day Weekend

18th-19th June 2022

Venue: Bear Town

Address: Westcott, Cullompton

Website: www.beartown.co.uk

Every dad will receive a special gift from Bear Town during Father's Day Weekend. All included in the standard ticket price.

Theatre and Cinema

Illyria 'Peter Pan'

18th-18th June 2022

Venue: Castle Drogo, Drewsteignton

Website: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/castle-drogot

Open air performance - adapataion of the classic story

Meavy Oak Fair

18th-18th June 2022

Venue: Meavy

Website: www.meavy.org.uk/oakfair

Annual village fair, stalls and Burrator Horseshow run. Visit the website for more details

Meavy Oak Fair

18th-18th June 2022

Venue: Meavy Village Green

Website: http://www.meavy.org.uk/oakfair.htm

Theatre and Cinema

The Secret Storyteller - Adventurous Stories for Adventurous Families

18th-18th June 2022

Venue: Palace Theatre Paignton

Address: Palace Avenue, Paignton

Website: www.palacetheatrepaignton.co.uk

Join somewhere , not far from Plymouth in a secret location for a mystery story form The Secret Storyteller. You will be sent details the day before the event. Suitable for all the family, 4 years +

Classic Car Show

19th-19th June 2022

Venue: Darts Farm

Address: Clyst St George, Nr Exeter

Website: www.dartsfarm.co.uk

Classic cars on display, live music. BBQ, fresh pizzas, street food and drink. Under 12s go free. All proceeds go to Estuary League of Friends.

Father's Day at Lynton and Barnstaple Railway

19th-19th June 2022

Venue: Lynton and Barnstaple Railway

Website: www.lynton-rail.co.uk

Dads travel free when accompanied by at least one child

Father's Day at Woodlands

19th-19th June 2022

Venue: Woodlands Leisure Park

Address: Blackawton, Totnes

Website: www.woodlandspark.com

Dads go free when you book online nad in advance with one paying child

Outdoor activities

Rainbow Run Devon 2022

19th-19th June 2022

Venue: Escot Park

Address: nr Exeter

Website: www.chsw.org.uk/event/group/rainbow-run

Full day of rainbow fun raising funds for Children's Hospice South West. Suitable for adults and children aged 5+

Summer Brain Aid Festival

19th-19th June 2022

Venue: The Manor Gardens

Address: Exmouth

Website: www.headwaydevon.org.uk

Free fundraising event from Headway Devon. Art exhibition, free performances from the LaLa Choir, Revelation Roots, Bradley Busker and Matt Pang (street circus performer), caricature artist Chirs Pavlick...

Brilliant Bees and Their Curious Cousins

20th June-4th September 2022

Venue: Torre Abbey

Address: The King's Drive, Torquay

Website: www.torre-abbey.org.uk

For all ages - exhibition celebrating bees and other insects as pollintators and also as part of the ecosystem

Outdoor activities

Rainbow Run Schools Challenge

20th-24th June 2022

Venue: Anywhere

Website: www.chsw.org.uk/event/group/rainbow-run-schools-challenge-2022

Children's Hospice South West are looking for schools to collectively run 2022 kilometres to raise vital funds for their work. Visit the website to sign your school up

Mid Devon Show

23rd June-29th March 2022

Venue: Knightshayes Court

Address: Tiverton

Website: www.middevonshow.co.uk

Farm demonstrations, activities, stall and more.

Cofton's American Show Weekend

24th-24th June 2022

Venue: Cofton Holidays

Address: Starcross, Nr Dawlish

Website: www.coftonholidays.co.uk

Classic American cars on show, live music, family fun activities and food and drink. Day tickets available. See website for further details

Theatre & Cinema

Dinosaur World Live

24th-26th June 2022

Venue: Exeter Northcott

Address: Stocker Road

Website: https://www.exeternorthcott.co.uk/events/dinosaur-world-live/

Interactive show for all the family. Meet a host of impressive creatures with a special meet and greet after the show show. £16.50.

Broadclyst Fun Day

25th-25th June 2022

Venue: Broadclyst Playing Fields

Website: www.facebook.com/fundaybroadclyst

Free entry. Kids activities free or with nominal small charge, entertainment, food and stalls. Special theme of sustainability

Outdoor Activities

National Marine Park Snorkel Safaris

25th-25th June 2022

Venue: Various locations around Plymouth Sound

Website: www.nationalaquarium.co.uk/events/national-marine-aquarium-park-snorkel-safaris

Aimed at people aged over 8 who have snorkelled before or are confident in the water. See the website for more info and to book

Plymouth Armed Forces Day

25th-25th June 2022

Venue: Plymouth Hoe

Address: Plymouth

Website: https://www.plymoutharmedforcesday.co.uk/

Military parades, live music and equipment to explore from various forces. Evening concert from 5pm.

Plymouth Model Show

25th-25th June 2022

Venue: Plymouth Guildhall

Address: Plymouth

Website: https://www.visitplymouth.co.uk/whats-on/plymouth-model-show-p3051213

Clubs from across the South West including traders selling kits and modelling accessories

Water Wipeout

25th-26th June 2022

Venue: The Bear Trail

Address: Westcott, Cullompton

Website: www.thebeartrail.co.uk

Visitors will enjoy water bombs, sprinklers, slip n slide, super soakers, human curling, live music and more! Tickets include a water shooter per person, 3 hour slot, unlimited course completions, live...

Beach Explorers at Firestone Bay

26th-26th June 2022

Venue: Firestone Bay,

Address: Plymouth

Website: www.national-aquarium.co.uk/events/beach-explorers

Free event. Join marine biologists to take part in guided rockpool rambles, beach games and more. Book online

Biodiversity Walk for Families

26th-26th June 2022

Venue: Chagford

Website: www.proper-job.org/workshops

Join experts for a biodiversity walk exploring some of the most diverse habits and larn about and spot native wildlife and plants

Veterans Charity 1940's event

26th-26th June 2022

Venue: Barnstaple Pannier Market,

Address: 33 Boutport Street, Barnstaple

Website: www.veteranscharity.org.uk/events

1940's themed event with live entertainment, dancing, living history, vehicle displays, food and drink and more.

Theatre and Cinema

The Play That Goes Wrong

27th June-2nd July 2022

Venue: Theatre Royal Plymouth

Address: Royal Parade, Plymouth

Website: www.theatreroyal.com

Multi award-winning international smash hit comedy suitable for ages 8+

Theatre & Cinema

Shrek the Musical

29th June-3rd July 2022

Venue: Princess Theatre

Address: Torquay

Website: https://www.atgtickets.com/shows/shrek-the-musical/princess-theatre-torquay/

The award-winning TOADS Stage Musical Company is proud to present the Torquay premiere of the much loved anti-fairytale story.

Outdoor Events

Devon County Show

30th June-2nd July 2022

Venue: Westpoint Exeter

Address: Clyst St Mary, Exeter

Website: https://www.devoncountyshow.co.uk/

The Devon County Show returns for 2022 with a vast schedule of events, activities and things to do

Theatre & Cinema

Shrek the Musical

30th June-3rd July 2022

Venue: Princess Theatre

Address: Torbay Road, Torquay, TQ2 5EZ

Website: https://www.atgtickets.com/shows/shrek-the-musical/princess-theatre-torquay/

Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, Shrek The Musical brings the fairytale to life in this all-singing, all-dancing, visually-spectacular musical comedy. Join unlikely hero, Shrek, as...

Shrek The Musical

30th June-3rd July 2022

Venue: Princess Theatre Torquay

Address: Torbay Rd, Torquay

Website: https://www.atgtickets.com/venues/princess-theatre-torquay/

Musical stage adaptation on the classic film

Goren Festival

1st-3rd July 2022

Venue: Goren Farm, Stockland, Honiton,

Website: www.goren.co.uk/festival

Nature oriented family festival celebrating wildlife, wildflowers and music with circus skills, science experiments, a nature zone

Teignmouth Airshow

1st-3rd July 2022

Venue: The Den

Address: Teignmouth

Website: www.teignmouthairshow.co.uk

Airshow, stalls and other activities

Zog and the Flying Doctors

1st-3rd July 2022

Venue: Exeter Northcott Theatre

Website: https://www.exeternorthcott.co.uk/events/zog-and-the-flying-doctors/

Based on Julia Donaldson and Axel Sheffler's best selling swquel. Can Pear make her uncle better and prove that princessess can be doctors to. All ages welcome but most suitabl efor 3 +

Zog and the Flying Doctors

1st-3rd July 2022

Venue: Exeter Northcott Theatre

Address: Stocker Road, Exeter

Website: https://www.exeternorthcott.co.uk/events/zog-and-the-flying-doctors/

Based on the classic book.

Theatre & Cinema

D'Arts Fest

2nd-2nd July 2022

Venue: D'Arts Fest

Website: https://bootoagoosetheatre.co.uk/shipwrecksamtourdates22

Join new friends Shipwreck Sam and Bonnie Betty, they join in a quest for treasure in this show in a Boo To A Goose production. A tale of friendship of rivalry incorporating puppetry and physical comedy.

Theatre & Cinema

Shipwreck Sam

2nd July 2022

Time: TBC

Venue: D'Arts Fest

Website: https://bootoagoosetheatre.co.uk/

A tidal wave of imagination sweeps up an audience of children, landing them on far away Dead Ghost Island. There, together with their new friends Shipwreck Sam and Bonnie Betty, they join in a quest for...

Word Play

2nd-2nd July 2022

Venue: Positive Light Projects

Address: 184 to 187 Sidwell Street, Exeter

Website: www.marketsinexeter.co.uk

A community focussed day of interactive workshops, book stalls, storytelling and more for children and families of all ages and backgrounds. 10 am to 3pm

Clovelly Maritime Festival

3rd-3rd July 2022

Venue: Clovelly

Website: www.clovelly.co.uk/events

Music, street entertainment, activities and games for the whole family. Free entry for under 16s who attend in maritime-themed fancy dress costumes.

Maritime Festival

3rd-3rd July 2022

Venue: Ropery Road

Address: Ilfracombe

Website: https://seailfracombe.co.uk/

live music, food and family fun including street entertainers and other activities

Princess School at Bear Town

3rd-3rd July 2022

Venue: Bear Town

Address: Westcott, Cullompton

Website: www.beartown.co.uk

Join the Frozen Queen and Princess Belle who will be hosting this Princess School including singing, dancing, perfecting the royal wave and more! All children with receive a graduation certificate from...

Outdoor Events

Summer Market

3rd-3rd July 2022

Venue: Pensthorpe Natural Park

Address: Pensthorpe Road, Fakenham,

Website: www.pensthorpe.com

Summer shopping of handmade or crafted items. Craft, food and drink stalls

Outdoor Events

Tiverton Balloon Festival

6th July-7th August 2022

Venue: Tiverton Balloon Fiesta

Address: Tiverton High School

Website: https://www.facebook.com/TivertonBalloonFiesta/posts/319651149994813

Night glow event, tethered balloons, giant funfair, delicious food.

Glasdenbury

15th-17th July 2022

Venue: Denbury

Website: https://glas-denbury.co.uk/

Family friendly music festival

Outdoor Events

Glasdenbury Festival

15th-17th July 2022

Venue: TBC

Website: https://glas-denbury.co.uk/

Family friendly music festival

Outdoor Events

Razzfest 2022

16th-16th July 2022

Venue: Cullompton Rugby Club

Address: Stafford Park, Knowle Lane, Cullompton,

Website: https://razzfest.co.uk/

Bands, food and drink. Free entry for under 18s, all under 16s must be accompanied by a responsible adults

Outdoor Events

BHP Fuel Fest, The Devon Car Show

17th-17th July 2022

Venue: Westpoint Exeter

Address: Clyst St Mary, Exeter

Website: https://westpointexeter.co.uk/whats-on/22019/bhp-fuel-fest-the-devon-car-show

Now in its 8th year, BHP Fuel Fest features performance and modified cars, live demonstrations, indoor and outdoor vehicle displays, children's entertainment, food village and tradestands. Static displays...

Outdoor Events

Chagstock Festival

22nd-23rd July 2022

Venue: Chagford

Website: https://chagstock.info/

Family friendly music festival

The Great Cullompton Festival

23rd-23rd July 2022

Venue: Cullompton CCA Fields

Address: Cullompton

Website: www.enosisevents.com

Festival with food, drink music, crafts, family entertainment and a funfair.

Outdoor events

Woolsery Show

25th-25th July 2022

Venue: Woolsery

Address: Clovelly

Website: https://www.woolseryshow.org.uk/

Livestock, exhibits, crafts, local foods, hounds, vintage machinery and more. £10 admission, children £3, under 5's free.

Yealmpton Agricultural Show

27th-27th July 2022

Venue: Yealmpton

Website: https://www.yealmptonshow.co.uk/

Agricultural show for all the family. Horses, ponies, driving, cattle, sheep, goats, dogs, pets, poultry, countryside arena, homecraft, handicraft, floral art, horticulture, trade stands

Sidmouth Folk Festival

29th July-5th August 2022

Venue: Sidmouth

Website: www.sidmouthfolkfestival.co.uk

Week long celebration of music, dance and song with over 700 events

Sail GP

30th-31st July 2022

Venue: Plymouth Waterfront, Plymouth

Website: https://sailgp.com/

Great Britain Sail Grand Prix with ten international teams competing

Totnes & District Show

31st-31st July 2022

Venue: Great Court Farm

Address: Berry Pomeroy, Totnes Devon

Website: https://www.totnesshow.com/

One day agricultural show with demonstrations, competitions,entertainment and more

Shipwreck Sam

2nd August 2022

Time: 10:30

Venue: Beacon Centre, Exeter

Address: Pendragon House, Beacon Lane

Website: https://bootoagoosetheatre.co.uk/

A tidal wave of imagination sweeps up an audience of children, landing them on far away Dead Ghost Island. There, together with their new friends Shipwreck Sam and Bonnie Betty, they join in a quest for...

Shipwreck Sam

2nd August 2022

Time: 14:30

Venue: Sidmouth Library

Address: Blackmore Drive, Sidmouth

Website: https://bootoagoosetheatre.co.uk/

A tidal wave of imagination sweeps up an audience of children, landing them on far away Dead Ghost Island. There, together with their new friends Shipwreck Sam and Bonnie Betty, they join in a quest for...

Shipwreck Sam

3rd August 2022

Time: 15:15

Venue: Braunton Library

Address: Chaloners Rd, Braunton

Website: https://bootoagoosetheatre.co.uk/

A tidal wave of imagination sweeps up an audience of children, landing them on far away Dead Ghost Island. There, together with their new friends Shipwreck Sam and Bonnie Betty, they join in a quest for...

Outdoor Activities

Honiton Show

4th-4th August 2022

Venue: Honiton

Website: www.honitonshow.co.uk

Showcase of lcoal farming, produce, crafts and rural skills.

Shipwreck Sam

4th August 2022

Time: 10:30

Venue: Honiton Library

Address: 50 New St, Honiton

Website: https://bootoagoosetheatre.co.uk/

A tidal wave of imagination sweeps up an audience of children, landing them on far away Dead Ghost Island. There, together with their new friends Shipwreck Sam and Bonnie Betty, they join in a quest for...

Dartmoor Folk Festival

5th-7th August 2022

Venue: Dartmoor

Website: www.dartmoorfolkfestival.org.uk

Workshops, competitions, shows and more

Love Summer Festival

5th-7th August 2022

Venue: Newnham Park Estate

Address: Plympton, Devon

Website: www.lovesummerfestival.com

Family friendly independent festival. Music, entertainment. Activities include Aardman Animations coming to site on 6th August to provide model making workshops

Shipwreck Sam

5th August 2022

Time: 10:30

Venue: Holsworthy Library

Website: https://bootoagoosetheatre.co.uk/

A tidal wave of imagination sweeps up an audience of children, landing them on far away Dead Ghost Island. There, together with their new friends Shipwreck Sam and Bonnie Betty, they join in a quest for...

Theatre & Cinema

Shipwreck Sam

5th August 2022

Time: 14:30

Venue: Torrington Library

Website: https://bootoagoosetheatre.co.uk/

A tidal wave of imagination sweeps up an audience of children, landing them on far away Dead Ghost Island. There, together with their new friends Shipwreck Sam and Bonnie Betty, they join in a quest for...

Torbay Steam Fair

5th-7th August 2022

Venue: Nr Brixham

Website: https://torbaysteamfair.co.uk/

Steam vehicles, vintage cars, miltary vehicles, fairground rides, market stalls, children's entertainment, refreshments and a bar.

Party in the Park

7th-7th August 2022

Venue: Holbourne Devon Bay

Website: https://www.englishriviera.co.uk/whats-on/party-in-the-park-p2728393

Outdoor celebration with live acts, bands and entertainment. Food and drink available. More details to follow

Theatre & Cinema

Shipwreck Sam

8th August 2022

Time: 15:00

Venue: Northam Library

Website: https://bootoagoosetheatre.co.uk/

A tidal wave of imagination sweeps up an audience of children, landing them on far away Dead Ghost Island. There, together with their new friends Shipwreck Sam and Bonnie Betty, they join in a quest for...

Theatre & Cinema

Shipwreck Sam

9th August 2022

Time: 10:00

Venue: Newton Abbot Library

Website: https://bootoagoosetheatre.co.uk/

A tidal wave of imagination sweeps up an audience of children, landing them on far away Dead Ghost Island. There, together with their new friends Shipwreck Sam and Bonnie Betty, they join in a quest for...

Theatre & Cinema

Shipwreck Sam

9th August 2022

Time: 15:00

Venue: Totnes Library

Website: https://bootoagoosetheatre.co.uk/

A tidal wave of imagination sweeps up an audience of children, landing them on far away Dead Ghost Island. There, together with their new friends Shipwreck Sam and Bonnie Betty, they join in a quest for...

Theatre & Cinema

Shipwreck Sam

10th August 2022

Venue: Barnstaple Library

Website: https://bootoagoosetheatre.co.uk/

A tidal wave of imagination sweeps up an audience of children, landing them on far away Dead Ghost Island. There, together with their new friends Shipwreck Sam and Bonnie Betty, they join in a quest for...

Theatre & Cinema

Shipwreck Sam

11th August 2022

Time: 15:00

Venue: White Hart, Woodbury

Website: https://bootoagoosetheatre.co.uk/

A tidal wave of imagination sweeps up an audience of children, landing them on far away Dead Ghost Island. There, together with their new friends Shipwreck Sam and Bonnie Betty, they join in a quest for...

Outdoor Events

Festival of Sport

12th-15th August 2022

Venue: Holkham

Address: Wells-next-the-Sea

Website: www.holkham.co.uk

After a hugely successful first year, Festival of Sport will be back at Holkham this August with an extra night added. It is the ultimate family sports festival which is not to be missed and was founded...

Theatre & Cinema

Shipwreck Sam

12th August 2022

Time: 14:30

Venue: Tavistock Library

Website: https://bootoagoosetheatre.co.uk/

A tidal wave of imagination sweeps up an audience of children, landing them on far away Dead Ghost Island. There, together with their new friends Shipwreck Sam and Bonnie Betty, they join in a quest for...

Outdoor festival

The Little Big Festival

12th-13th August 2022

Venue: Ashburton

Website: www.thelittlebigfestival.co.uk

Music and kids activities

Outdoor events

West Country Music Festival

13th-13th August 2022

Venue: Muddifords Court

Address: Willand Court, Willand

Website: www.westcountrymusicfestival

One day festival of country music

The Dolls House and Miniatures Fair

14th-14th August 2022

Venue: Westpoint Exeter

Address: Clyst St Mary, Exeter

Website: https://westpointexeter.co.uk/whats-on/15693/dolls-house-and-miniatures-fair

Experience the exquisite world of Dolls House Miniatures at our public fair where you will find exhibitions, displays and demonstrations by some of the leading crafts people in this field. A range of stands...

British Firework Championship

17th-18th August 2022

Venue: Pymouth Hoe

Address: Plymouth

Website: https://www.britishfireworks.co.uk/index.php/home

Watch six top pyrotechnic companies compete

Theatre & Cinema

Dinosaur Adventure Show

18th-18th August 2022

Venue: Exmouth Pavilion

Address: Esplanade, Exmouth

Website: https://www.ledleisure.co.uk/exmouth-pavilion/book-now/dinosaur-adventure

“The Greatest Prehistoric Show on Earth” 65 million years in the making... Are you ready for the adventure? Join our intrepid Dinosaur Adventurers as we journey to a world of living, breathing, life-like...

Beautiful Days Festival

19th-21st August 2022

Venue: Escot Park

Address: Ottery ST Mary

Website: https://www.beautifuldays.org/

Family friendly music festival. Acts to be confirmed

Shaldon Regatta

21st-29th August 2022

Venue: Shaldon

Website: https://www.shaldonregatta.com/

130 events on and off the water for all ages and abilities. More details to follow

The Little Mermaid

23rd-23rd August 2022

Venue: Queen's Theatre, Barnstaple

Address: 100 Boutport Street, Barnstaple

Website: https://www.landmark-ilfracombe.com/event/the-little-mermaid/

Family musical pantomime of the classic tale.

Outdoor Events

Gone Wild Festival

25th-28th August 2022

Venue: Powderham Castle

Address: Kenton, Devon

Website: https://gonewildfestival.com/?gclid=Cj0KCQiAoNWOBhCwARIsAAiHnEiuDvXZKpMjqlKWiJOn3ufNmK7y4y1IW0GewaPLccgsnsxcQ-FTSwIaAroMEALw_wcB

Family friendly outdoor activity and music festival.

West End Carnival

27th-27th August 2022

Venue: Frankfort Gate

Address: Plymouth

Website: https://www.visitplymouth.co.uk/whats-on/west-end-carnival-p2515133

Live music, street performers and free children' activities in Plymouth's independent quarter

Kingsbridge Show

3rd-3rd September 2022

Venue: Borough Farm

Address: Kingsbridge

Website: https://www.kingsbridgeshow.co.uk/

Shows, demonstrations and exhibitors

Ottery St Mary Food and Families Festival

3rd-3rd September 2022

Venue: Ottery St Mary

Website: https://otteryfood.org/#whatson

Day of food and drink related fun with chef demos, cookery workshops, children's activities, entertainment stage, market, street food and drink.

Lobster & Crab Feast

4th-4th September 2022

Venue: Clovelly

Website: https://www.clovelly.co.uk/events/lobster-and-crab-feast/

Live music, quay kitchens, cookery demonstrations street theatre, walkbout magic, balloon modelling and craft activities

Nourish Festival

10th September-10th October 2022

Venue: Bovey Tracey

Address: Town Centre

Website: www.nourishfestival.org

Craft, food and drink and music.

Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival

14th-18th September 2022

Venue: Budleigh Salterton

Website: www.budlitfest.org.uk

Literary festival with activities for all the family. Details to be confirmed

Abbfest

16th-18th September 2022

Venue: Fermoys Garden Centre

Address: Newton Abbot

Website: https://www.abbfest.org/

Food, drink and music festivals. More details to follow

Outdoor Events

Foodies Festival

16th-18th September 2022

Venue: Escot Park

Website: https://foodiesfestival.com/events/exeter/

Celebration of food and music with demonstrations, street food, food challenges and competitions as well as a kids cookery theatre. Acts confirmed include Sophie Ellis Bextor, Scouting for Girls, East...

Plymouth Seafood and Harbour Festival

17th-18th September 2022

Venue: Plymouth

Website: https://www.visitplymouth.co.uk/whats-on/plymouth-seafood-and-harbour-festival-p1988083

Fresh fish and seafood from local suppliers as well as chef demos and other activities

Apple Day

25th-25th September 2022

Venue: Clovelly

Website: https://www.clovelly.co.uk/events/apple-day/

Apple crafts and activities.

Boden Clothing Sale

28th-29th September 2022

Venue: Westpoint Exeter

Address: Clyst St Mary, Exeter

Website: https://westpointexeter.co.uk/whats-on/15594/boden-clothing-sale

Free entry. Huge discounts on womens, mens and children's clothing and accessories

Theatre & Cinema

The Little Mermaid

16th-16th October 2022

Venue: Exmouth Pavilion

Address: Esplanade, Exmouth

Website: https://www.ledleisure.co.uk/exmouth-pavilion/book-now/the-little-mermaid

APL THEATRE is delighted to present their brand new adaptation of THE LITTLE MERMAID. This hilarious underwater adventure is a laugh-a-minute musical pantomime with glittering scenery, sparkling costumes...

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Dartmouth Food Festival

21st-23rd October 2022

Venue: Dartmouth

Website: www.dartmouthfoodfestival.com

Food festival, activities to follow

Apple and Pumpkin Festival

24th-30th October 2022

Venue: Torquay

Website: https://www.englishriviera.co.uk/whats-on/apple-and-pumpkin-festival-p1435253

Autumn event - more details to follow

Theatre & Cinema

Justin Live

25th-25th October 2022

Venue: Theatre Royal Plymouth

Address: Royal Parade, Plymouth

Website: https://theatreroyal.com/whats-on/justin-live-2022/

See Cbeebies favourite Justin Fletcher live on stage in an all-singing, all-dancing extravaganza

Bonfire Night

5th-5th November 2022

Venue: The Hoe

Address: Plymouth

Website: https://www.visitplymouth.co.uk/whats-on/bonfire-night-p1988563

More details to follow

Theatre & Cinema

Sleeping Beauty - ballet

6th-6th November 2022

Venue: Exmouth Pavilion

Address: Esplanade, Exmouth

Website: https://www.ledleisure.co.uk/exmouth-pavilion/book-now/sleeping-beauty-ballet

fter the sell-out performances of Nutcracker and Swan Lake last year, Russian National Ballet returns to the UK. Every child’s favourite fairy-tale, Sleeping Beauty is the classic story of love and innocence,...

The Nutcracker

6th-6th November 2022

Venue: Exmouth Pavilion

Address: Esplanade, Exmouth

Website: https://www.ledleisure.co.uk/exmouth-pavilion/book-now/the-nutcracker-ballet

After the sell-out performances of Swan Lake last year, Russian National Ballet returns to the UK to enchant you with the delightful production of The Nutcracker. The Nutcracker - a charming and kindly...

The Toy Train and Collectors Fair

6th-6th November 2022

Venue: Westpoint Exeter

Address: Clyst St Mary, Exeter

Website: https://westpointexeter.co.uk/whats-on/15628/the-toy-train-and-collectors-fair

Catering for all collectors, walk, browse and look for those elusive and hard to find models - the list is endless: Dinky, Corgi, Minichamps, Hornby Bassett Lowke, Meccano, Spot-On, Marklin, Scalextric,...

Clovelly Herring Festival

20th-20th November 2022

Venue: Clovelly

Website: https://www.clovelly.co.uk/events/clovelly-herring-festival/

Exhibitions, tastings, local food and craft stalls, live music street entertainers, facepainting and other children's activiites

Outdoor Events

Christmas Market

27th-27th November 2022

Venue: Pensthorpe Natural Park

Address: Pensthorpe Road, Fakenham,

Website: www.pensthorpe.com

Food and drink suppliers, artists and craft makers in a relaxed and spacious outdoor environment

Christmas Fayre (Newton Abbot Racecourse)

3rd-3rd December 2022

Venue: Newton Abbot Racecourse

Address: Newton Road, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 3AF

Website: https://www.newtonabbotracing.com/conferences-and-events/diary-of-events

More details to follow

Theatre & Cinema

Sleeping Beauty

16th December-14th January 2023

Venue: Theatre Royal Plymouth

Address: Royal Parade, Plymouth

Website: https://theatreroyal.com/whats-on/2022-sleeping-beauty/

Make Sleeping Beauty the pantomime of your dreams! Once upon a time in a land far away, the beautiful Princess Aurora is given a twenty-first birthday present by her evil aunt Carabosse. By pricking her...

Theatre & Cinema

Peter Pan Pantomime

23rd December-2nd February 2023

Venue: Exmouth Pavilion

Address: Esplanade, Exmouth

Website: https://www.ledleisure.co.uk/exmouth-pavilion/book-now/peter-pan-pantomime

Trio Entertainment return to the Exmouth Pavilion for their 7th Christmas pantomime after the huge success of 'Snow White & The 7 Dwarfs). Join us this Christmas for our swashbuckling family pantomime...

Topsham Secret Gardens 2023

14th-14th June 2023

Venue: Topsham

Website: https://www.devonmuseums.net/Topsham-Secret-Gardens-2023/Events/

Visitors welcome to explore Topsham and gardens around the town, benefitting Topsham Museum

Theatre & Cinema

The Sea Show

30th May-2nd June 2021

Time: pm

Venue: Minack Theatre

Address: Porthcurno

Website: https://www.minack.com/whats-on/sea-show

A quirky and hilarious mix of puppet show, natural history and comedy cabaret

An Incredibly Curious Adventure

Venue: The Donkey Sanctuary, Sidmouth

Address: Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 0NU

Website: www.thedonkeysanctuary.org.uk

Find the A-Z of fun facts and complete the trail activities along the way to claim a prize and sticker on completion

Outdoor Events

Celebration of Snowdrops

Venue: RHS Rosemoor

Address: Torrington

Website: www.rhs.org.uk/rosemoor

Families can follow the snowdrop trail to find the best displays of snowdrops in the garden

Outdoor

Family activity trail at Killerton

Venue: National Trust Killerton

Address: Broadclyst, Exeter, EX5 3LE

Website: https://www.facebook.com/Killerton

Pick up get, set go! Challenge cards from reception, solve a puzzle and develop map reading skills

Follow The Glow

Venue: The Donkey Sanctuary, Sidmouth

Address: Slade House Farm, Sidmouth, EX10 0NU.

Website: www.thedonkeysanctuary.org.uk

Stories of donkeys around the world, spot the Christmas items hidden on each board and complete the Christmas crossword. Finish the trail at the 'Glow Room' for a fairytale ending and collect a prize...

Museum of The Moon

Venue: Exeter Cathedral

Address: Exeter

Website: www.exetercathedral.org.uk/whats-on

Installation of a replica of the moon. Book for a timed slot. Adult admission £5. Child admission (within a family group) free. This event is pushchair and wheelchair friendly.

Outdoor

Percy the Park Keeper's Winter Wander Trail

Join in the fun with Percy and his animal friends and give nature a helping hand. Head around the gardens and find all of Percy's friends who need help getting ready for Winter. Trail £2...

Plymouth History Festival

Venue: Various locations

Website: www.plymouthhistoryfestival.com

Festival showcasing and sharing the community heritage work being undertaken in the city. See the website for a full programme of events.

Outdoor

Princesshay trail

Venue: Various locations

Address: Princesshay, Exeter City Centre

Website: https://princesshay.co.uk/treasurehunt/

Complete the hunt around Princesshay and crack the code. Submit your answer along with your address and if you’ve got it correct you could receive a certificate and badge through the post! Not only that...

Outdoor Events

Race for Life 3k/5k/10k

Venue: Westpoint Exeter

Address: Clyst St Mary, Exeter

Website: https://westpointexeter.co.uk/whats-on/31060/race-for-life-and-pretty-muddy

A Race for Life 5k takes about an hour to complete, and the 10k most people taking part will finish within two hours, but remember - Race for Life events are non-competitive, so you can take as long as...

Theatre & Cinema

Sonic The Hedgehog 2

Venue: The Plough Arts Centre

Outdoor Activities

Spring Nature Trail

Venue: The Donkey Sanctuary,

Address: Slade House Farm, Sidmouth

Website: www.thedonkeysanctuary.org.uk/events

Spot the wildilife along the trail and discover hwo this helps support the donkeys and claim prizes on competition. £5 per trail. Dogs welcome on a lead

Outdoor Events

Superworm Trail

Venue: High Lodge

Address: High Lodge, Thetford Forest, Brandon NP27 0AF

Website: www.forestryengland.uk/high-lodge

**No end date has been confirmed so check website and social media for more details** Discover the small but mighty creatures in the much-loved story and learn about the everyday heroic feats of minibeasts...

The Adoption Donkey Top Trumps Trail

Venue: The Donkey Sanctuary

Address: Slade House Farm, Sidmouth, EX10 0NU.

Website: www.thedonkeysanctuary.org.uk

Discover who comes out on top in this head-to-head game to claim a prize. Find the giant Top Trumps cards located around the sanctuary and reveal who trumps whom to claim your prize. This entertianing...

Treasures of the Museum Trail

Venue: RAMM Exeter

Address: Queen Street, Exeter, EX4 3RX

Website: www.rammmuseum.org.uk

Discover sixteen objects cared by RAMM on this special trail

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Venue: RAMM Exeter

Address: Queen Street, Exeter, EX4 3RX

Website: www.rammmuseum.org.uk

World-renowned exhiibition on loan from the Natural History Museum in London. £8 adult., £6 concessions, under 19s free

Woodland Witchcraft Trail

Venue: Buckland Abbey

Address: Yelverton, PL20 6EY

Website: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/buckland-abbey

Dress in your spookiest outfit and join for a fun Halloween woodland witchcraft trail

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