Browsing: What’s on in East Devon

Living in Lympstone is a free day of fun for all residents in the village, being held on Sunday, September 22. There is family fun in the afternoon, 4pm until 5.45pm, and an adult session in the evening, 6pm until 8pm, plus the chance to learn more about the village’s organisations and clubs. Organisers hope the day will help those new to the village feel welcome while getting to know their neighbours, and showcase Lympstone’s clubs, groups and activities to all. A Living in Lympstone spokesperson said: “This is a free event for all villagers to come along and chat…

Budleigh Salterton’s Hub is hosting a Let’s Talk About Cancer event on Friday, October 4, with help and advice on how to live well with the disease. Book your place now at the free event, at Budleigh Hub, in East Budleigh Road. The day of information, advice and action aims to answer questions on prevention, living with cancer, and life after treatment. There will be free tea, coffee and cake throughout the day, from 10am until 4pm. The days starts at 10.30am with a talk on relaxation and anxiety management, by Emma Ellis, oncology specialist at FORCE Cancer charity. From…

Buying a ticket for a charity ball in aid of Exmouth and Lympstone Hospiscare will make a difference to the wishes of terminally-ill people being cared for in their homes across East Devon. Funds from the charity ball, on Friday, September 20, at Woodbury Park Hotel, will support East Devon’s Hospiscare@Home service – round-the-clock, personalised, end-of-life nursing care while staying at home. People don’t realise that Hospiscare isn’t just about the patients, it’s about the other people that are affected and continue to be once the patient has passed away… Live music performed by The Fab Beatles, an interactive Mirror…

What’s on and where to go in September in East Devon Events in September 2019 Saturday 7th September until 22nd September Devon Artist Network Open Studios Event guide available from Budleigh Salterton Tourist Information Centre. Thursday 26th September until Sunday 29th September Creative Craft Show Come long to Westpoint Exeter from 9:30 until 4:30pm 8th September 2019 East Devon Countryside Event Otterly delightful Walk A 7.5 mile from Budleigh Salterton along the estuary the coast path and clamour bridge. 10th September 2019 Otter Valley Association Walk Brandy Head Classic See website: www.ova.org.uk for more details. 13th September 2019 Budleigh Salterton…

A brewery is bottling a special Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival beer which will be on sale at this year’s event from September 18-22. The limited-edition bottles of Black Tor Brewery’s amber ale feature artwork by Devon-based printmaker Cathy King, who also produced the cover artwork for the fest’s programme. Budleigh Festival Beer will be on sale by the bottle or on-tap from the Festival Marquee on the Green. The souvenir ale will also be available to buy from the Tipsy Merchant in High Street and Budleigh Fish and Chips in Chapel Street. We’re excited to share Budleigh Festival Beer with…

A fun and informative evening cruise along the spectacular red cliffs from Exmouth to Sidmouth is taking place on Thursday, September 12. The Jurassic Coast Trust and Stuart Line Cruises are teaming up for the trip, which sets off at 6.30pm. The cruise will feature expert commentary on the rocks and landforms of Exmouth, Ladram Bay, Budleigh Salterton and more, courtesy of Jurassic Coast Trust ambassadors. We maintain the World Heritage Site status of the Jurassic Coast and the outstanding qualities that put it in the same league as the Taj Mahal and Grand Canyon…On the journey back to Exmouth,…

Organisers of a hugely successful Sidmouth Regatta have issued a big thank you to the businesses and sponsors without whose support the event could not take place. The bank holiday weekend event, in its 30th year, drew huge crowds to the seafront – with a bumper number of entries in three-legged, swimming, raft and sailing races. A fireworks spectacular, children’s drawing and fancy-dress competitions and a treasure hunt were also among the highlights. Oliver Salter, of the Sidmouth Regatta Committee, said: “A big thank you to all local hotels and businesses that sponsor the regatta – without whose support the…

Town all set for Sidmouth Air Display 2019 – with five teams to perform Special salute for 95-year-old RAF veteran Alexander Event aims to lead the way nationally with ‘carbon positive’ aspiration Parking restrictions and water safety zone revealed Thousands of people are set to flock to Sidmouth seafront for the town’s biggest-ever air display this evening (Friday, August 23). The bank holiday and regatta weekend will get off to a flyer when the extravaganza begins at 6pm – with five different teams performing. The RAF Falcons Parachute Display Team, Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Spitfire, Strikemaster Jets Pair and…

Cadhay Fete is more than just a… fete. This year’s fund-raising event, taking pace on Saturday (August 24), will actually start the night before. Tomorrow (Friday) supporters of Ottery St Mary’s parish church will stage a Battle of the Buskers – and you are invited. Taking place at Cadhay House, Ottery St Mary, the event will see 10 bands go head to head. There is a huge prize of £500 up for grabs and you, the audience, will decide who wins. This fabulous buskers’ event is open to anyone aged 10 and over and will take place from 7pm to…

This weekend sees the return of Honiton Hill Rally, with lawn mower racing, tractor pulling and a whole lot more. Thousands are expected to attend the two-day event, taking place from 10am on Sunday (August 25) and Bank Holiday Monday. The rally will be staged at Smeatharpe Airfield and boast everything from steam engines and tractors to models. Motorcycles, fire engines and military vehicles will also be on display. If you are interested in traditional crafts, check out the wood sawing, threshing and many more important rural crafts. As well as trade stands, a harvesting display and ring events, there…

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