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13th October - 19th October


Saturday 13th October – Beer, Bangers & Bands – The Public Hall, Budleigh Salerton

The successful Beer Bangers and Bands live music concert is back at the Public Hall in Budleigh Salterton on Saturday 13 October for a second helping in 2018.

he headline act is Bloc off the Wall which are back by popular demand with many other supporting acts starting from 19.00pm


Saturday 13th October – Cullompton Food and Drink Festival

The Culm Valley's ultimate foodie event: held annually in the beautiful town of Cullompton. Check out the array of exciting demonstrations & suppliers popping up at this year’s Cullompton Food & Drink just keeps getting better! With a selection of hot food stalls and artisan food producers to choose from, you can try the tastiest treats from the local area. Once again, a host of chef demonstrations will be taking place and there’s even a Cream Tea showdown to find the best cream tea from the Culm Valley.

Sunday 14th October – Sunday Lunch on Dartmoor – Two Bridges Hotel, Dartmoor National Park

Enjoy a superb, traditional Sunday Lunch in the stunning surroundings of the Two Bridges Hotel in the heart of Dartmoor National Park.

 The finest Devon ingredients, prepared with care and presented with flair. There's always roast beef, but plenty of other delicious options too.

3 courses £25, 2 courses £19.50. 12.00pm – 2.30pm


Monday 15th October – John Butler Trio – Exeter Great Hall  

The JOHN BUTLER TRIO are thrilled to announce their long-awaited return to Europe with a brand new live format and huge string of dates in support of their upcoming studio album, due for release this September. Revered for their brilliant live performances and superb musicianship, the John Butler Trio are one of Australia’s most successful bands of the current era on the world stage.

2018 sees the expansion of the Trio to a five-piece in the form of John Butler Trio +. After a successful tour of Australia showcasing the new live format, European audiences will be treated to a bigger and more dynamic live show with additional percussion and keys, capturing tunes from the new album as well as reinventing classics such as Betterman, Zebra and What You Want.

Wednesday 17th October – Autumn Tour Estate Colours with Lunch at Gidleigh Park – Newton Abbot

Dartmoor and the National Park are spectacular throughout the year however when the season changes, the hotel grounds and surrounding moorlands are truly breathtaking. Our Estate Manager will be your guide through these unique grounds, showing you a wealth of deciduous woodland and the flora and fauna found on the 107 acres surrounding Gidleigh Park. Arrive at 10.30am for morning coffee in front of the fire before heading out at 11.00am for your special tour of the grounds. Returning at 12noon to enjoy an aperitif with canapés, followed by a three-course lunch with coffee and petit fours and a glass of wine in our restaurant.


Thursday 18th October – Walk with a Ranger – Greenway House

Why not join the countryside rangers for a walk through the garden to see the Autumn woodland colours? Booking not needed, 11:30 - 12:30. On the walk you will find out about the work that the National Trust rangers do to care for this special place.. This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

Friday 19th October – Sunday 21st October – Dartmouth Food Festival

The Dartmouth Food Festival is back for 2018 with a tempting mix of delicious regional food and drink, chef demonstrations, workshops, lively food debates and fun for all the family. Set in the beautiful estuary town of Dartmouth in the South Hams from Friday 19th to Sunday 21st October the 3-day event is a foodie’s heaven, celebrating the very best food, drink and culinary skills from the South West. The festival sees around 20,000 + people flock to the town and is paradise for food fans with more than 100 South West producers showcasing their delicious produce, a packed programme of events and a line up of celebrated chefs demonstrating their skills and inspiring festival goers.