North Devon Farm Holidays

Dates of events in and around North Devon

Farmers markets at the Big Sheep Bideford every Saturday morning

Many others take place each month in local villages, ask your host for details

North Devon Theatres:

The Plough – Torrington
Queens Theatre – Barnstaple
Landmark theatre - Ilfracombe

Choose from beautiful self catering holiday cottages to warm, friendly BandB’s all in unique and picturesque locations throughout North Devon. From our beautiful blue flag beaches’ on the North Devon coast, to the foothills of Dartmoor in the south, spectacular heather covered Exmoor in the east, to Bude and Ruby Country in the west.

A visit to North Devon is a special place for all to enjoy.




DECEMBER

What’s On December 2017

1st -3rd The 19th Beer, Cider & Music Festival at The Red Barn, Woolacombe. Friday Evening: Jenna and her All Star Band, Saturday Evening: Basil’s Balls Up Band, and 9 Yards, Sunday Lunchtime: Anchors Aweigh www.redbarnwoolacombe.co.uk

1st Garden Illuminations, RHS Rosemoor. 4pm-8.30pm. Save 10% on admission and buy tickets in advance at Woolacombe TIC.

1st – 3rd Art exhibition by Theresa Shaw and Jill Griffin, RHS Rosemoor. Save 10% on admission and buy tickets in advance at Woolacombe TIC.

1st –18thWinter Sculpture Exhibition, RHS Rosemoor. Save 10% on admission and buy tickets Feb in advance at Woolacombe TIC.

1st – 4th Christmas Tree Festival at Pip & Jim’s Church, Ilfracombe.

2nd –23rd Woolly’s Winter Wonderland at The Big Sheep – Saturdays, Sundays and school holidays in December. Santa’s Elves will be beavering away day and night at The Big Sheep adding their very own Christmas creativity to bring the magic of Christmas to everyone who visits. See Santa’s Magical Light Show, Enjoy ice-skating, tobogganing and snowboard simulator. Ewetopia Indoor Playground, Eweston Station Train Ride & Twister Ride. www.thebigsheep.co.uk

3rd Holy Communion, St Matthews, Lee 8.45am.

3rd ‘First Sunday’ Service, St Mary’s, Mortehoe, 9am.

3rd Parish Communion, St Sabinus’, Woolacombe 10am.

9th–23rd Christmas at The Milky Way – Saturdays, Sundays and school holidays in December. Father Christmas and his elves will be visiting in the magical grotto. There’s also festive crafts and plenty to keep the whole family entertained including Dodgems, Clone Zone, train ride, roller coasters and Timewarp play area. www.themilkyway.co.uk

2nd Christmas Market at The Big Sheep.

2nd-3rd Christmas at the Court - Arlington Court (NT) from 10am, including rag rug Christmas wreath making, Christmas Trail, Christmas Crafts, etc. Further details at www.woolacombetourism.co.uk/whats-on (Join the National Trust at Woolacombe TIC and get two months membership free! Offer not available at Arlington).

2nd North Devon Christmas market, Caen Street, Braunton from 3pm til late. Over 130 stalls showcasing the very best in Devonshire Arts & Crafts.

2nd Garden Illuminations, RHS Rosemoor. 4pm-8.30pm. Save 10% on admission and buy tickets in advance at Woolacombe TIC.

3rd Christmas Food Fair, RHS Rosemoor. Save 10% on admission and buy tickets in advance at Woolacombe TIC.

3rd Christmas Lights Switch On – Bideford 12pm-7pm

3rd Christmas Lights Switch on – Clovelly 3pm-6.30pm

7th Light Up A Life Hospice Service, St Matthew’s Lee 6.30pm.

7th Coastwise Amazon Adventure Talk with Jack Wiggins, Barnstaple Library, 9.45am-111.45am.

7th Christmas Fayre & Carol Service, Barnstaple Pannier Market. 6.30pm-8.30pm.

7th - 9th Croyde Players’ Ebeneezer’s Christmas, Croyde Village Hall. Thursday & Friday 7.30pm, Saturday 2.30pm & 6.30pm. Tickets available from Croyde Post Office and Copycatz, Braunton.

7th – 9th Garden Illuminations, RHS Rosemoor. 4pm-8.30pm. Save 10% on admission and buy tickets in advance at Woolacombe TIC.

8th Christmas Cheer & Beer at The Chichester Arms, Mortehoe from 4pm, Anchors Aweigh, Festive Food, Drink and Carol Singing!

9th Woolacombe at Christmas – a festive day in the village, including a Christmas Treasure Hunt, Carol Singing with Anchors Aweigh, the Church Choir and Woolacombe School Choir, Mulled Wine at Londis, Hot Drinks and Mince Pies at the TIC, Santa’s Grotto & Glitter tattoos, 4pm-6pm, Christmas Films and Popcorn at The Jube, Mini Marisco’s Elfin Disco 3pm-5.30pm and lots more! Check out Woolacombe at Christmas 2017 on Facebook.

9th Free family fun at Woolacombe Calvary Chapel. Making decorations and biscuits, Christmas film, refreshments. 2.30pm-4.30pm.

9th Christmas Market at The Big Sheep.

9th –10th Christmas at the Court - Arlington Court (NT) from 10am, including natural festive decoration making, Christmas Trail, Christmas Crafts, etc. Further details at www.woolacombetourism.co.uk/whats-on (Join the National Trust at Woolacombe TIC and get two months membership free! Offer not available at Arlington).

10th All Age Communion, St Matthew’s, Lee, 8.45am.
10th All Age Communion, St Sabinus, Woolacombe, 10am. .
10th Christingle Service, St Mary’s, Mortehoe 5pm. .
11th Still Point Quiet Service, St Sabinus, Woolacombe7pm. .
13th Christingle Service, St Sabinus, Woolacombe, 6pm. .
14th Coastwise North Devon Pioneer Talk with Chrissie Ingle, Barnstaple Library, 9.45am-11.45am. .
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14th-16th Garden Illuminations, RHS Rosemoor. 4pm-8.30pm. Save 10% on admission and buy tickets in advance at Woolacombe TIC. .
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16th Mortehoe Museum Christmas Coffee Morning at Mortehoe Village Hall, 10.30am-12noon. Come along and say hello to the Museum team. There will be delicious seasonal refreshments, a display of old photographs from the Museum archive, some Christmas Stalls and a raffle. Also a mini-workshop making Christmas Wreaths using fabric strips and ribbons – call Sue on 890199 to book a place! .
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16th Christmas Market at The Big Sheep.
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16th-19th Christmas at the Court - Arlington Court (NT) from 10am, including rag rug Christmas wreath making, Christmas Trail, Christmas Crafts, etc. Further details at www.woolacombetourism.co.uk/whats-on (Join the National Trust at Woolacombe TIC and get two months membership free! Offer not available at Arlington). .
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16th Christmas Antiques Fair at RHS Rosemoor. Save 10% on admission and buy tickets in advance at Woolacombe TIC. .
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17th Holy Communion, St Matthew’s Lee, 8.45am. .
17th Family Communion, St Mary’s Mortehoe, 10am. .
17th Carol Service, St Sabinus Woolacombe, 6.30pm. .
18th Village Carol Service, St Matthew’s Lee, 6.30pm. .
20th Play In A Day – The Polar Express, ages 7-12 at Barnstaple Guild Hall. Contact The Plough Arts Centre on 01805 624624 for more info and bookings. .
21st Carol Service, St Mary’s, Mortehoe, 6.30pm. .
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24th Christmas Communion, St Matthew’s Lee, 10pm. .
24th Midnight mass, St Sabinus, Woolacombe, 11.30pm. .
25th Christmas Communion, St Mary’s, Mortehoe 9am. .
25th Christmas Family Service & Communion, St Sabinus, Wooalcombe, 10.30am. .
26th Boxing Day BBQ at Clovelly. .
31st New Year’s Eve at The Red Barn…partying to 1am…everyone welcome! .
1st Jan 3 Parishes Joint Communion Service, St Matthew’s, Lee 10am. .
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