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Tucked away in the North West
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7, 8 & 9 June, 10am - 5pm Welcombe Open Studios

This is the 10th annual Welcombe Open Studios event. In this stunning, unspoilt coasal location visit the studios of artists, potters, photographers and craftspeople working in textiles, glass, furniture and much more. There are children's workshops, a National Trust sculpture day on the beach - and even a pop-up tea room!

Aug 8 & 9, RNLI Lifeboat Weekend, Clovelly.

Held in aid of the RNLI, it is a popular celebration of the Clovelly Lifeboat, ‘Toby Rundle’. The Lifeboat House will be open to visitors. On Saturday afternoon there will be a sponsored swim from Bucks Mills to Clovelly, followed by a barbecue.

Aug 11, Outdoor Summer Theater at Hartland Abbey: The Sorcerer's Apprentice

Outdoor Summer Theater at Hartland Abbey-  Set against the backdrop of this wonderful historic house, so deeply steeped in the history of North Devon, is a summer programme that promises to keep theatregoers of all ages and tastes well rewarded with some fantastic productions from different travelling theatre companies. It is a perfect reason to get together with family and friends, bring rugs or picnic chairs and enjoy a night under the stars!

Aug 18, Outdoor Summer Theater at Hartland Abbey: Robin Hood, The Musical

Set against the backdrop of this wonderful historic house, so deeply steeped in the history of North Devon, is a summer programme that promises to keep theatregoers of all ages and tastes well rewarded with some fantastic productions from different travelling theatre companies. It is a perfect reason to get together with family and friends, bring rugs or picnic chairs and enjoy a night under the stars!

Aug, 22 Clovelly Gig Regatta

The West Country boasts a long tradition of racing pilot gigs. Gig racing is exciting and strenuous, with crews reaching speeds of 9 knots in North Devon’s powerful tidal waters. You’re assured an exhilarating day’s racing. So come along and cheer on the brave crews! Normal admission charges apply.

 

Aug 25, Outdoor Summer Theatre at Hartland Abbey: The Three Musketeers

Set against the backdrop of this wonderful historic house, so deeply steeped in the history of North Devon, is a summer programme that promises to keep theatregoers of all ages and tastes well rewarded with some fantastic productions from different travelling theatre companies. It is a perfect reason to get together with family and friends, bring rugs or picnic chairs and enjoy a night under the stars!

Aug 31, Outdoor Summer Theatre at Hartland Abbey: Emma, by Jane Austen

Set against the backdrop of this wonderful historic house, so deeply steeped in the history of North Devon, is a summer programme that promises to keep theatregoers of all ages and tastes well rewarded with some fantastic productions from different travelling theatre companies. It is a perfect reason to get together with family and friends, bring rugs or picnic chairs and enjoy a night under the stars!

Throughout September, Sailings from Clovelly in an historic wooden ketch

Throughout the month of September 2015 take advantage of a very rare and unusual opportunity to sail in a traditional wooden ketch - the beautiful Irene - from Clovelly harbour out along the North Devon coast.

Sep 5&6, Giant Veggie Competition, Big Sheep.

Giant Veggie Competition, Big Sheep, Abbotsham. Try your hand at gardening and enter the GIANT Veggie Competition – The Big Sheep is on the look out for vegetables of all shapes and sizes for the competition. If you would like to enter please email nicola@thebigsheep.co.uk for an entry form. All entries must be in no later than 1st September 2015.

Sep 6, Lobster & Crab Feast, Clovelly.

 Clovelly celebrates its famous lobsters and crabs sustainably caught by its fishermen with a great day out for all the family. Choose from a variety of crab and lobster dishes cooked on the quay or book a table at the Red Lion Harbour Restaurant and dine on delicious lobster, crab and seafood platters, each with a complimentary glass of bubbly. There'll be live folk music, chef cookery demonstrations, a prize draw for a magnum of champagne, local food and craft stalls, including plenty of freshly cooked lobsters and crabs, and beer tasting.

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