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Sea Ilfracombe Maritime Festival 31st August – 1st September 2024

Sea Ilfracombe Maritime Festival is an annual celebration of Ilfracombe’s unique character and coastal life! The main festival hub is based in the Ropery Road car park, spreading down to the harbour and beyond to many of the pubs, eateries, galleries and venues all around the seafront.Centre stage is the music – a packed programme

North Devon Sports Classic Car Club June 2024

Come & see them all lined up on the Promenade.

Visit Lundy

Whether you are planning a day trip or a longer time on the Island, come to us. Either come & stay the night before your trip, or the evening of your return – or both! The boat leaves the pier at 10am, ideally you want to be down there 9.30am. Plenty of time to join

The Big Lunch – 2024 date TBC

The Big Lunch: Every year since the idea began in 2009 The Big Lunch has encouraged communities to celebrate their connections and get to know each other a little bit better, coming together in a spirit of fun and friendship. The Big Lunch is a one day get-together for neighbours – an idea from the Eden

Ilfracombe Art Trail – May 11th & 12th 2024

Come and enjoy the work of local artists as well as some from further afield. Wander through our Victorian streets and contemplate the wide range of art on offer. You can even pause at some of the venues for tea and cake or visit one of the amazing artisan cafes around the town. Damien Hirst’s

Ilfracombe Carnival – Sunday 25th August 2024

Carnival Procession – An eclectic mix of floats will keep you entertained for an evening. This spectacular event raises monies for local charities and is a fun night for all the family. Road closure is at 18:00 prompt. Route: Parade leaves Hillsborough (Swimming Pool) car park at 6pm, travels along Hillsborough Road, Portland Street, High

All Things Morris – 6th & 7th July 2024

Each day of the weekend has a major event and there will also be other themed events taking place around the town. On both Saturday and Sunday there will be Morris dancing around the seafront and harbour from Morris sides who are visiting not just from around the area but from across the UK. In

GoldCoast Oceanfest 21st – 23rd June 2024

WELCOME BACK TO THE BAY The idea for our festival was born in the bay over 25 years ago, here on North Devon’s golden coast. We knew just how lucky we were to live in this vast adventure playground, right on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean.  We called it Goldcoast Oceanfest and more than

Beer Fest – 25th-27th May 2024

Venue – The Landmark, Ilfracombe, Devon  Ilfracombe Beer Fest – a fantastic weekend of free festival fun in the heart of Ilfracombe all under huge twin tipi tents on Landmark Green. Featuring 50+ local beers and ciders – live music all weekend – local street food, a cocktail bar and even an undercover fire pit!