What's happening in and around Ilfracombe

To help you enjoy your stay, we’ve compiled a list of goings on in and around Ilfracombe throughout the year

Events in Ilfracombe
Events in Ilfracombe
Events in Ilfracombe

2018 EVENTS

April 1st – LYNTON & BARNSTAPLE RAILWAY EASTER STEAM WEEKEND

April 2nd – RNLI EASTER EGGVENT AT THE ILFRACOMBE LIFEBOAT STATION

April 20th -22nd – ILFRACOMBE FILM FESTICAL – www.ilfracombefilmfestival.co.uk

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

May 5th-7th – ILFRACOMBE ART TRAIL – various artists displaying their work in their own homes, studios & galleries. www.artilfracombe.co.uk

May 12th-13th – LYNTON & BARNSTAPLE RAILWAY SPRING GALA WEEKEND www.lynton-rail.co.uk

May 13th THE SCRUMPY RUN -Vintage Motorcycle Club –  Leaves The Seafront at 11am returning approx 1pm when the bikes will be on display www.vmcc.net

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 3rd THE BIG LUNCH
Join in the fun with music, food and entertainment in Fore Street (Nationwide Event)

June 9th – 16th ILFRACOMBE GOLF CLUB OPEN WEEK
www.ilfracombegolfclub.com

June 9th – 17th GRAND VICTORIAN & STEAMPUNK FESTIVAL & GALA
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

JUNE 30TH – ROUND LUNDY YACHT RACE – 45 mile round trip from Ilfracombe to Lundy www.ilfracombeyc.org.uk

July 7th and 8th ALL THINGS MORRIS
A festival to celebrate all things Morris ..Morris Dancers, Morris Miners

July 7th NORTH DEVON STREET FOOD AWARDS – Landmark – Food Vendors from around the region will compete for cash prizes and individually hand crafted trophies

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
www.northdevonshow.com

August 11th –  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
ilfracomberoundtable.co.uk

August 26th –  ILFRACOMBE CARNIVAL
A procession of Walkers and Floats through Ilfracombe raising funds for local charities

August 26th – 28th – SUN WEST BEER & MUSICAL FESTIVAL – A weekend of live music, entertainment and real ales.

August 27th MINI MADNESS – Landmark – Mini cars, all different, create an amazing spectacle

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

September 8th –  ILFRACOMBE MOTORBIKE SHOW
Hundreds of motorbikes on the Seafront – organised by MAG

September 9th – Ilfracombe Triathlon – over 200 competitors www.ilfracombetri.co.uk

September 29th & 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