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.




November


NOVEMBER EVENTS

1st Combe Martin Dinosaur Park - this year the Park is open for the whole two week period over Halloween half term. Batakular fun for all the family, with trails, and treats. Terrifying Tomb and Spooktakular shows! Tel 02171 882484 or www.wildlifedinosaurpark.co.uk

1st Landmark Theatre, Ilfracombe – Christmas Craft Fair 2.00pm – 8.00pm. Every Wednesday – beautiful local crafts and gifts. Tel 01271 324242

2nd Combe Martin Dinosaur Park - this year they are open for the whole two weeks over Halloween half term. Batakular fun for all the family, with trails, and treats. Terrifying Tomb and Spooktakular shows! Tel 02171 882484 or www.wildlifedinosaurpark.co.uk

2nd The Queens Theatre, Barnstaple – The Illegal Eagles. Often acclaimed as the World’s Official No 1 Eagles tribute band. The group celebrate 20 years on touring internationally and within the UK. Tickets £25. 7.30pm. For more information www.thequeenstheatre.co.uk. Tel 01271 316063

2nd Coastwise, Sea Search Diving – With Maggs Ashton of Ilfracombe Diving Club. In the Henry Williamson Room, Barnstaple Library. New members are more than welcome. Try 10 sessions for £30. Enquiries to the Membership Secretary Tel 01271 861251 or info@coastwisenorthdevon.org.uk

3rd Combe Martin Dinosaur Park - this year they are open for the whole two weeks over Halloween half term. Batakular fun for all the family, with trails, and treats. Terrifying Tomb and Spooktakular shows! Tel 02171 882484 or www.wildlifedinosaurpark.co.uk

3rd The Queens Theatre, Barnstaple – A Vision of Elvis on tour. This latest production transports the audience on a musical journey from Sun Studios. Voted the best Elvis Tribute Show. 7.30pm to 10pm. Tickets £24.50 tel 01271 316063 or www.thequeenstheatre.co.uk

4th Combe Martin Dinosaur Park - this year they are open for the whole two weeks over Halloween half term. Batakular fun for all the family, with trails, and treats. Terrifying Tomb and Spooktakular shows! Tel 02171 882484 or www.wildlifedinosaurpark.co.uk

4th David’s Big Breakfast – A new venue this year, The Puffin Cafe in Barton Road, Woolacombe. Enjoy a cooked breakfast and support your local parish church. Everyone is very welcome. 10am – 12noon.

4th Woolacombe Community Fireworks and Bonfire Night – The Meadow, South Street, Woolacombe. 6.00pm – 8.30pm. Wristbands available from Londis or Shirleys.

4th The Queens Theatre, Barnstaple – That’ll be the Day. The UK’s premier Rock & Roll production returns with a brand new show. It has a fantastic line up featuring all the smash hits from the 50s 60s and 70s. Tickets £26.50. 7.30pm. Tel 01271 316063 or www.thequeenstheatre.co.uk

5th Combe Martin Dinosaur Park - this year they are open for the whole two weeks over Halloween half term. Batakular fun for all the family, with trails, and treats. Terrifying Tomb and Spooktakular shows! Tel 02171 882484 or www.wildlifedinosaurpark.co.uk

5th The Big Sheep – Traditional Family Bonfire and Firework Party. Admission from 4pm. Tiny tots fireworks at 6pm. The bonfire is lit at 7pm with the main fireworks at 7.45pm

7th The Queens Theatre, Barnstaple – Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. The best of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webbers Musicals. Retelling the Biblical story of Joseph and his eleven brothers. Stars Joe McElderry. Tickets from £29.50. For more information www.thequeenstheatre.co.uk Tel 01271 316063

11th Northern Soul at the Aggie, Braunton – Oh yes they are doing it again! After such a success of last year, this Northern Soul and Motown Special will once again feature a set from DJ Paul Diamond. 8.30pm – 11.30pm. Tel 01271 817980

8th Landmark Theatre, Ilfracombe – Christmas Craft Fair 2.00pm – 8.00pm. Every Wednesday – beautiful local crafts and gifts.

8th The Queens Theatre, Barnstaple – Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. The best of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webbers Musicals. Retelling the Biblical story of Joseph and his eleven brothers. Stars Joe McElderry. Tickets from £29.50. 7.30pm. For more information www.thequeenstheatre.co.uk

9th Coastwise, Fantastic Plastic? – Talk by Imogen Napper from Plymouth University. In the Henry Williamson Room, Barnstaple Library. New members are more than welcome. Try 10 sessions for £30. Enquiries to the Membership Secretary Tel 01271 861251 or info@coastwisenorthdevon.org.uk

9th The Queens Theatre, Barnstaple – Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. The best of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webbers Musicals. Retelling the Biblical story of Joseph and his eleven brothers. Stars Joe McElderry. Tickets from £29.50. 7.30pm. For more information www.thequeenstheatre.co.uk

10th The Queens Theatre, Barnstaple – Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. The best of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webbers Musicals. Retelling the Biblical story of Joseph and his eleven brothers. Stars Joe McElderry. Tickets from £29.50. 7.30pm. For more information www.thequeenstheatre.co.uk

11th Table Top Sale, Woolacombe Village Hall, 10am-1pm. Nearly new items including clothes, books, DVDs, toys, plus local crafts, cake stall, hot drinks, raffle and more! Fundraising for a Camps International Expedition to Cambodia. Stalls available from Rachel Zeale 01271 870421 at £5 each. Free Admission. Everyone welcome.

11th Braunton Contemporary Craft Market – At the Braunton Countryside Centre, Caen Car Park, Braunton. 10.30am – 4.00pm

11th The Queens Theatre, Barnstaple – Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. The best of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webbers Musicals. Retelling the Biblical story of Joseph and his eleven brothers. Stars Joe McElderry. Tickets from £29.50. 7.30pm. For more information www.thequeenstheatre.co.uk

12th Braunton Contemporary Craft Market – At the Braunton Countryside Centre, Caen Car Park, Braunton. 10.30am – 4.00pm

12th Woody Bay Station – Remembrance Sunday. With AXE, the World War One loco – dedicated to those who served on the railways of the Western Front. Refreshments available. www.lynton-rail.co.uk

15th The Queens Theatre, Barnstaple – Alexander O’Neal in concert. This R & B singer is undoubtedly a music legend. Come and join the party with his 9 piece band. Tickets from £32.00. 7.30pm. For more information www.thequeenstheatre.co.uk Tel 01271 316063

15th Coastwise – Animals of the Foreshore. Talk by ecologist, Pip Jollands. In the Henry Williamson Room, Barnstaple Library. New members are more than welcome. Try 10 sessions for £30. Enquiries to the Membership Secretary Tel 01271 861251 or info@coastwisenorthdevon.org.uk

15th Landmark Theatre, Ilfracombe – Christmas Craft Fair. 2.00pm – 8.00pm. Every Wednesday – beautiful local crafts and gifts.

16th Woolacombe School Christmas Gift Evening – 6.00pm. Twitchen Holiday Park, Mortehoe. 6om – 8pm.

16th The Queens Theatre, Barnstaple – Joe Brown in Just Joe. This evenings show is packed with timeless classics, rockability, gospel, folk and rock ‘n’ roll. Special guest Henry Gross. Tickets from £29.50. For more information www.thequeenstheatre.co.uk Tel 01271 316063

17th RHS Rosemoor – Magical Garden Illuminations. Follow the fabulous festive illuminations on the newly extended trail at RHS Rosemoor. Check the RSH website for opening times. Simple family suppers available. Pre-booking advisable. Tel 01805 626821 . Buy tickets at Woolacombe Tourist Information Centre and save 10%

18th Clovelly Herring Festival – This popular festival celebrates sustainable fishing and herrings. There will be local specialities, exhibitions, live music, and lots more. 10am – 4pm. www.clovelly.co.uk

18th RHS Rosemoor – Magical Garden Illuminations. Follow the fabulous festive illuminations on the newly extended trail at RHS Rosemoor. Check the RSH website for opening times. Simple family suppers available. Pre-booking advisable. Tel 01805 626821. Buy tickets at Woolacombe Tourist Information Centre and save 10%

18th National Trust – Arlington Court. Christmas Craft Fayre, start your shopping early! Local stall holders will be selling a variety of items including jewellery, home furnishings, scarves, quilts local food produce and lots more. 10.30 – 4.30pm. Tel 01271 850296 or email arlingtoncourt@nationaltrust.org.uk

18th RHS Rosemoor – Winter Sculpture Exhibition. The surprising colour, scent and texture of the garden in winter provides the perfect foil for the annual sculpture trail with most items for sale. Buy tickets at Woolacombe Tourist Information Centre and save 10%

18th The Queens Theatre, Barnstaple – The Greatest Hits of Motown. The ultimate celebration of Motown is back! This show has been rated as truly outstanding and the best Motown experience anyone will have. Tickets from £25.50. 7.30pm. For more information www.thequeenstheatre.co.uk Tel 01271 316063

19th RHS Rosemoor – Magical Garden Illuminations. Follow the fabulous festive illuminations on the newly extended trail at RHS Rosemoor. Check the RSH website for opening times. Simple family suppers available. Pre-booking advisable. Tel 01805 626821. Buy tickets at Woolacombe Tourist Information Centre and save 10%

18th National Trust – Arlington Court. Christmas Craft Fayre, start your shopping early! Local stall holders will be selling a variety of items including jewellery, home furnishings, scarves, quilts local food produce and lots more. 10.30 – 4.30pm. Tel 01271 850296 or email arlingtoncourt@nationaltrust.org.uk

19th RHS Rosemoor – Winter Sculpture Exhibition. The surprising colour, scent and texture of the garden in winter provides the perfect foil for the annual sculpture trail with most items for sale. Buy tickets at Woolacombe Tourist Information Centre and save 10%

19th Christmas Lights Switch on – Barnstaple. 11.00am – 6.30pm. This years Switching on of the Christmas Lights will be a new format with a street food party in the Pannier Market. There will be a lantern parade leaving the market for the main square at 5pm

20th RHS Rosemoor – Magical Garden Illuminations. Follow the fabulous festive illuminations on the newly extended trail at RHS Rosemoor. Check the RSH website for opening times. Simple family suppers available. Pre-booking advisable. Tel 01805 626821. Buy tickets at Woolacombe Tourist Information Centre and save 10%

20th RHS Rosemoor – Winter Sculpture Exhibition. The surprising colour, scent and texture of the garden in winter provides the perfect foil for the annual sculpture trail with most items for sale. Buy tickets at Woolacombe Tourist Information Centre and save 10%

21st RHS Rosemoor – Magical Garden Illuminations. Follow the fabulous festive illuminations on the newly extended trail at RHS Rosemoor. Check the RSH website for opening times. Simple family suppers available. Pre-booking advisable. Tel 01805 626821. Buy tickets at Woolacombe Tourist Information Centre and save 10%

21st RHS Rosemoor – Winter Sculpture Exhibition. The surprising colour, scent and texture of the garden in winter provides the perfect foil for the annual sculpture trail with most items for sale. Buy tickets at Woolacombe Tourist Information Centre and save 10%

21st The Queens Theatre, Barnstaple – Beyond the Barricade. An evening with the greatest songs in musical theatres. The cast has come fresh from the West End Production of Les Miserables and present a block busting 2hour show now the nations favourite. Tickets from £24.50. For more information www.thequeenstheatre.co.uk Tel 01271 316063

21st The Queens Theatre, Barnstaple – Christmas Classics with Blake. Join Brit Award Winning vocalists Blake for their celebrated Christmas Show. Tickets from £22.00. For more information www.thequeenstheatre.co.uk Tel 01271 316063

22nd Christmas Shopping Evening at Woolacombe Tourist Information Centre, 6pm-8pm. Join us for a glass of Mulled Wine and a Mince Pie and browse our lovely selection of gifts and local Crafts. Charity Christmas Cards and our local calendar will also be on sale. Plus ... a few special offers for one night only!! We hope to see you there.

22nd Landmark Theatre, Ilfracombe – Christmas Craft Fair 2.00pm – 8.00pm. Every Wednesday – beautiful local crafts and gifts. Tel 01271 324242

22nd RHS Rosemoor – Magical Garden Illuminations. Follow the fabulous festive illuminations on the newly extended trail at RHS Rosemoor. Check the RSH website for opening times. Simple family suppers available. Pre-booking advisable. Tel 01805 626821. Buy tickets at Woolacombe Tourist Information Centre and save 10%

22nd RHS Rosemoor – Winter Sculpture Exhibition. The surprising colour, scent and texture of the garden in winter provides the perfect foil for the annual sculpture trail with most items for sale. Buy tickets at Woolacombe Tourist Information Centre and save 10%

23rd RHS Rosemoor – Magical Garden Illuminations. Follow the fabulous festive illuminations on the newly extended trail at RHS Rosemoor. Check the RSH website for opening times. Simple family suppers available. Pre-booking advisable. Tel 01805 626821 . Buy tickets at Woolacombe Tourist Information Centre and save 10%

23rd RHS Rosemoor – Winter Sculpture Exhibition. The surprising colour, scent and texture of the garden in winter provides the perfect foil for the annual sculpture trail with most items for sale. Buy tickets at Woolacombe Tourist Information Centre and save 10%

23 Coastwise – Surveying our Coast with Coastal Creatures – Presentation by Cat Oliver, ANOB. At the Henry Williamson Room, Barnstaple Library. New members welcome, just come along and try a session. £30 for 10 sessions. Enquiries to the Membership Secretary Tel 01271 861251. Or info @coastwisenorthdevon.org.uk

24th RHS Rosemoor – Magical Garden Illuminations. Follow the fabulous festive illuminations on the newly extended trail at RHS Rosemoor. Check the RSH website for opening times. Simple family suppers available. Pre-booking advisable. Tel 01805 626821. Buy tickets at Woolacombe Tourist Information Centre and save 10%

24th RHS Rosemoor – Winter Sculpture Exhibition. The surprising colour, scent and texture of the garden in winter provides the perfect foil for the annual sculpture trail with most items for sale. Buy tickets at Woolacombe Tourist Information Centre and save 10%

24th The Queens Theatre, Barnstaple – The Stylistics. The Stylistics are known instantly for their recognisable hits such as ‘You make me feel brand new’ They have been awarded many Grammy’s since the 1970’s, and are known as one of the most iconic and best selling groups in history. Tickets from £29.50.7.30pm. For more information www.thequeenstheatre.co.uk. Tel 01271 316063

24th RHS Rosemoor – Magical Garden Illuminations. Follow the fabulous festive illuminations on the newly extended trail at RHS Rosemoor. Check the RSH website for opening times. Simple family suppers available. Pre-booking advisable. Tel 01805 626821 . Buy tickets at Woolacombe Tourist Information Centre and save 10%

24th RHS Rosemoor – Winter Sculpture Exhibition. The surprising colour, scent and texture of the garden in winter provides the perfect foil for the annual sculpture trail with most items for sale. Buy tickets at Woolacombe Tourist Information Centre and save 10%

25th RHS Rosemoor, Great Torrington – Garden Wildlife in the Spotlight with the Devon Wildlife Trust. Buy tickets at Woolacombe Tourist Information Centre and save 10%

25th National Trust, Arlington Court – Christmas at the Court. Join the staff at Arlington and get into the festive mood this winter. The house will be decorated for a Victorian Christmas, there will also be an outdoor festive family train and a craft activity. 10.30-4pm. Tel 01271 850296 or email arlingtoncourt@nationaltrust.org.uk

25th RHS Rosemoor, Great Torrington – Christmas Craft Fair. Buy tickets at Woolacombe Tourist Information Centre and save 10%

25th RHS Rosemoor – Magical Garden Illuminations. Follow the fabulous festive illuminations on the newly extended trail at RHS Rosemoor. Check the RSH website for opening times. Simple family suppers available. Pre-booking advisable. Tel 01805 626821. Additionally there is an Art Exhibition by Theresa Shaw and Jill Griffin. Buy tickets at Woolacombe Tourist Information Centre and save 10%

24th RHS Rosemoor – Winter Sculpture Exhibition. The surprising colour, scent and texture of the garden in winter provides the perfect foil for the annual sculpture trail with most items for sale. Buy tickets at Woolacombe Tourist Information Centre and save 10%

25th National Trust, Arlington Court – Christmas at the Court. Join the staff at Arlington and get into the festive mood this winter. The house will be decorated for a Victorian Christmas, there will also be an outdoor festive family train and a craft activity. 10.30-4pm. Tel 01271 850296 or email arlingtoncourt@nationaltrust.org.uk

25th RHS Rosemoor, Great Torrington – Christmas Craft Fair. Buy tickets at Woolacombe Tourist Information Centre and save 10%

25th The Queens Theatre, Barnstaple – Show Stopper the Improvised Musical. This Olivier Awards Winner is spontaneous comedy at its finest. Come to Barnstaple direct from the West End. Tickets from £22.00. For more information www.thequeenstheatre.co.uk Tel 01271 316063

25th RHS Rosemoor – Winter Sculpture Exhibition. The surprising colour, scent and texture of the garden in winter provides the perfect foil for the annual sculpture trail with most items for sale. Buy tickets at Woolacombe Tourist Information Centre and save 10%

26th RHS Rosemoor, Great Torrington – Garden Wildlife in the Spotlight with the Devon Wildlife Trust. Buy tickets at Woolacombe Tourist Information Centre and save 10% 26th RHS Rosemoor, Great Torrington – Christmas Craft Fair. Buy tickets at Woolacombe Tourist Information Centre and save 10%

26th RHS Rosemoor – Magical Garden Illuminations. Follow the fabulous festive illuminations on the newly extended trail at RHS Rosemoor. Check the RSH website for opening times. Simple family suppers available. Pre-booking advisable. Tel 01805 626821. Additionally there is an Art Exhibition by Theresa Shaw and Jill Griffin. Buy tickets at Woolacombe Tourist Information Centre and save 10%

26th RHS Rosemoor – Winter Sculpture Exhibition. The surprising colour, scent and texture of the garden in winter provides the perfect foil for the annual sculpture trail with most items for sale. Buy tickets at Woolacombe Tourist Information Centre and save 10%

27th RHS Rosemoor – Magical Garden Illuminations. Follow the fabulous festive illuminations on the newly extended trail at RHS Rosemoor. Check the RSH website for opening times. Simple family suppers available. Pre-booking advisable. Tel 01805 626821. Additionally there is an Art Exhibition by Theresa Shaw and Jill Griffin. Buy tickets at Woolacombe Tourist Information Centre and save 10%

27th RHS Rosemoor – Winter Sculpture Exhibition. The surprising colour, scent and texture of the garden in winter provides the perfect foil for the annual sculpture trail with most items for sale. Buy tickets at Woolacombe Tourist Information Centre and save 10%

28th The Factory, Petroc, Barnstaple – Newton Faulkner in concert. Newton Faulkner is back to release his 6th album, following a string of top 10 albums. Tickets £22, see more details on www.thefactoryvenue.co.uk

28th RHS Rosemoor – Magical Garden Illuminations. Follow the fabulous festive illuminations on the newly extended trail at RHS Rosemoor. Check the RSH website for opening times. Simple family suppers available. Pre-booking advisable. Tel 01805 626821. Additionally there is an Art Exhibition by Theresa Shaw and Jill Griffin. Buy tickets at Woolacombe Tourist Information Centre and save 10%

28th RHS Rosemoor – Winter Sculpture Exhibition. The surprising colour, scent and texture of the garden in winter provides the perfect foil for the annual sculpture trail with most items for sale. Buy tickets at Woolacombe Tourist Information Centre and save 10%

29th RHS Rosemoor – Magical Garden Illuminations. Follow the fabulous festive illuminations on the newly extended trail at RHS Rosemoor. Check the RSH website for opening times. Simple family suppers available. Pre-booking advisable. Tel 01805 626821. Additionally there is an Art Exhibition by Theresa Shaw and Jill Griffin. Buy tickets at Woolacombe Tourist Information Centre and save 10%

29th RHS Rosemoor – Winter Sculpture Exhibition. The surprising colour, scent and texture of the garden in winter provides the perfect foil for the annual sculpture trail with most items for sale. Buy tickets at Woolacombe Tourist Information Centre and save 10%

30th Christmas Market at The Jube, South Street, Woolacombe. 3.30pm. In aid of Alzheimer’s Charity.

30th Coastwise North Devon Members Session – with Nicola Mellow in the Henry Williamson. New members welcome, just come along and try a session. £30 for 10 sessions. Enquiries to the Membership Secretary Tel 01271 861251. Or info @coastwisenorthdevon.org.uk

30th RHS Rosemoor – Magical Garden Illuminations. Follow the fabulous festive illuminations on the newly extended trail at RHS Rosemoor. Check the RSH website for opening times. Simple family suppers available. Pre-booking advisable. Tel 01805 626821 . Additionally there is an Art Exhibition by Theresa Shaw and Jill Griffin. Buy tickets at Woolacombe Tourist Information Centre and save 10%

30th RHS Rosemoor – Winter Sculpture Exhibition. The surprising colour, scent and texture of the garden in winter provides the perfect foil for the annual sculpture trail with most items for sale. Buy tickets at Woolacombe Tourist Information Centre and save 10%

30th The Queens Theatre, Barnstaple – Abba Mania, it’s over 40 years since Abba won the Eurovision and now its chance to see this fantastic tribute production. So dig out those platforms and just down the flares for this very special evening. Tickets from £20.50. For more information www.thequeenstheatre.co.uk Tel 01271

1st Cider and Beer Festival at the Red Barn

Days Out

Discounted tickets for RHS Rosemoor – book at the TIC

Car Parking Permits

4 day and 7 day permits for sale – available at the TIC

National Trust Memberships Join at Woolacombe TIC and get

TWO MONTHS MEMBERSHIP FREE!
Individuals £64.80 Now Only £54
Two Adults £108 Now Only £90
Family (with 2 adults) 114.60 Now Only £95.50
Family (with 1 adult) £71.40 Now Only £59.50
Young Person (13-25) £32.40 Now Only £27
Enjoy free admission to over 500 special places!
Makes a fantastic Christmas Gift!

Charity Christmas Cards available at Woolacombe TIC Open Monday – Saturday 10-1 throughout November!








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