WHAT’S ON IN DEVON THIS WEEK
Saturday 24th August - Friday 30th August
Saturday 24th – Saturday 31st August - Port of Dartmouth Royal Regatta
The Port of Dartmouth Royal Regatta labelled the ‘Best in the West’, the Royal Regatta always lives up to its reputation with superb competition and brilliant entertainment. Thousands of visitors from the region, nation and indeed the world descend on Dartmouth every August for a packed three-day programme of sailing, sports, live music, street food, fireworks and more.
Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th August - Sidmouth Regatta
Fun events for local families and visitors who wish to join in and a more serious side for those who wish to take part in the sailing races. Over the years the local branch of the RNLI has been able to profit from collections during the Saturday evening events. These collections over the years have amounted to a substantial sum.
Traditional sea based activities take place on Saturday culminating with live music and a spectacular firework display. Earlier on the popular raft race takes place followed by a courtesy visit from the Exmouth Lifeboat, weather/operational duties permitting.
Sundays events are for the children and their families. The events are all free to enter with generous prizes and will take place in The Sailing Club should the weather become inclement.
Saturday – 10.00 till 22.00 Sunday – 10.00 till 14.00
Sunday 25th August – Kingsbridge Car Boot Sales
The 'Hello Kingsbridge' Car Boot Sale's will be held every Sunday from the 19th May - 29th September (excluding 21st & 28th July) in Kingsbridge Quay car park.
Sellers are welcome to set-up from 8am, with buyers invited to browse from 9am - 12noon. Sellers will be charged £5, buyers are welcome to browse for free.
The car boot sale usually attracts 20-35 cars and will go ahead whatever the weather as it is held on a hard-standing car park.
Monday 26th– Friday 30th August - Tractor Ted at Powderham Castle, Exeter
Everyone's favourite green tractor is coming to Powderham Castle this August bank holiday week!
Book your tickets now to save time on the day, so you can enjoy an incredible fun-filled family day out in Devon! All admission prices are included in your entry ticket.
Tractor Ted is very excited to be at Powderham Castle for the 5-days during August (Monday 26th to Friday 30th August) with the Tractor Ted Fun Zone including the giant Tractor Ted Bouncy Castle, Digger Den, Welly Wanging and much more!
Tuesday 27th August – Teignmouth History Walks
Wednesday 28th August – Newton Abbot Markets
In the Market Hall you’ll find Newton Abbot Indoor Market and Food Hall which is open every day from 9 – 4. As well as being home to a wide range of stalls it’s also home to Newton Abbot TIC.
The Indoor Market and Food Halls; Monday to Saturday, 9am to 4pm.
The Outdoor Market; Wednesday and Saturday, 8am to 4pm
The Produce Market; every Friday, 9am to 3pm.
Thursday 29th – Planet Circus, Paignton
We are offering a 2 for 1 deal, any seat, any day. Call the box office in advance 07563727206 and quote "PLANET241' to receive the deal
The internationally acclaimed Planet Circus descends upon The English Riviera visiting Torquay & Paignton with its spectacular new production for the first time ever.
Its non-stop action from the start to a sensational Finale with Peter Pavlov's 5 motorbikes flying round a mesh cage at break neck speeds in the sensational Globe of speed.
Monday – Friday 3.00pm and 7.00pm Adults from £12 and children from £8
Friday 30th August – Exeter Street Food Market, Southernhay Gardens Exeter
Experience street food at its best with locally sourced fresh produce served up in some of Exeter's most beautiful locations.
The street food market has an impressive line up of different cuisines of street food to look forward too, including Spanish, American, Egyptian, Persian, Vietnamese, Locally Reared, African, Sustainable Fish, Caribbean & More.
A large emphasis has been put on local independent businesses; local businesses/ the local economy benefits though the market. It can also help the ‘dinning out’ budget considering a family of four can eat restaurant quality food from under £25. Dishes vary in price from £3-£7 per dish.
There will also be relaxed live music vibe, where they will be showcasing talent from Exeter including local musicians.
12.00 noon until 21.00