March 7th STARTREK
Sponsored night walk on Exmoor organised by Ilfracombe Rotary to raise funds for Children’s Hospice South West and North Devon Hospice.
April 4th RNLI Easter Eggvent at the Lifeboat Station
April 4th to 6th LYNTON & BARNSTAPLE RAILWAY SPRING EASTER STEAM WEEKEND
Fun for all the family at Woody Bay and home-made Easter Cakes too.
May 1st to 4th ILFRACOMBE BEER & MUSIC FESTIVAL
Free admission to a fantastic weekend of live music, entertainment and selection of real ales and cider to herald the Spring.
May 2nd to 10th NORTH DEVON & EXMOOR WALKING FESTIVAL
A choice of guided & self guided walks & cycle routes taking in Devon& Exmoor’s spectacular scenery.
May 4th “JACK IN THE GREEN” MAY DAY CELEBRATIONS
Procession around the town centre along the seafront to the harbour from 11am, with maypole and Morris dancing
May 9th – 10th LYNTON & BARNSTAPLE RAILWAY SPRING GALA WEEKEND
Take a trip back in time to the days of railway elegance.
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
May 20th FORCES MARCH FROM ILFRACOMBE TO BULFORD IN WILTSHIRE
5 marathons in 5 days
May 30th ROUND LUNDY YACHT RACE
50 mile yacht race from Ilfracombe round Lundy Island and back.
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 7th THE BIG LUNCH
Join in the fun with music, food and entertainment in Fore Street (Nationwide Event)
June 6th – 12th ILFRACOMBE GOLF CLUB OPEN WEEK
June 11th – 17th VICTORIAN WEEK CELEBRATIONS
Celebrate the Victorian era with stalls, shows, processions and lots more for all the family
June 19th – 21st GOLD COAST OCEANFEST CROYDE
A three day surf and live music event
July 11th and 12th ALL THINGS MORRIS
A festival to celebrate all things Morris ..Morris Dancers, Morris Miners
July 19th CLOVELLY MARITIME FESTIVAL
July 23rd to 27th SOMERSAULT FESTIVAL
at Castle Hill Estate
August 1st SOUTH WEST BIRDMAN COMPETITION
Round Table host their famous “Birdman” event on the Pier in Ilfracombe harbour in aid of local charities – Fun for all the family
August 2nd ILFRACOMBE IN BLOOM FLOWER AND CRAFT SHOW
Landmark Pavilion An open show combining flowers, produce and crafts
August 5th NORTH DEVON SHOW – UMBERLEIGH BARTON FARM
See the animals, craft, food and trade tents at North Devon’s premier agriculture show
August 12th RESCUE DAY ON THE PIER
Britain’s biggest Emergency Services Charity Display Day with Coastguard, Police Force, Fire Brigade, RAF 22 Squadron Rescue helicopter. RNLI Lifeboat. Lifeguards. Search and Rescue. Ambulance Service.
August 27th ILFRACOMBE CARNIVAL
A procession of Walkers and Floats through Ilfracombe raising funds for local charities
August 28th to 31st USN WEST BEER & MUSIC FESTIVAL
A weekend of live music, entertainment and selection of real ale.
Sep 5th and 6th – SEA ILFRACOMBE
A whole weekend of events to celebrate all things maritime.
September 12th ILFRACOMBE MOTORBIKE SHOW
Hundreds of motorbikes on the Seafront – organised by MAG
September 26th & 27th LYNTON & BARNSTAPLE RAILWAY STEAM GALA
A weekend of steam on the railway and from road engines. A must for all steam fans.
October 30th to November 1st FOLK AND CIDER FESTIVAL
The Landmark Pavillion
November 6th FIREWORKS DISPLAY AT ILFRACOMBE RUGBY CLUB
November 15TH CLOVELLY HERRING FESTIVAL
November 25th LIGHTING OF THE LIGHTS, High Street
A lantern procession to the War Memorial with Christmas Carols where the Christmas lights will be switched on and late night shopping
November 29th LIGHTING OF LIGHTS, Harbour
December 6th FORE STREET CHRISTMAS FAYRE
December 12th /13th and 21st / 22nd – LYNTON & BARNSTAPLE RAILWAY SANTA SPECIALS