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17th April & 24th April, Bluebell Days at Hartland Abbey

Bluebell days at Hartland Abbey are legendary and a wonderful opportunity to visit at a reduced entry price when the valley is looking at its most beautiful. The bluebells at Hartland Abbey carpet the walks from the Walled Gardens to the sea. A restored woodland path links the Summerhouse to the Gazebo and Blackpool Mill overlooking the Atlantic.

24th April, Wedding Fair at Clovelly Court Great Terrace

Whatever the weather. 1pm till dusk with FREE entry. Wedding Fair showcases wonderful exhibitors and workshops. There is catering, live music and a children's area.

1st May, Hartland Hartbreaker starting at Hartland Abbey

 A gruelling 13 mile cross country charity run uphill, downhill, through rivers, bogs and hedges and some really stunning scenery, starting and finishing at beautiful Hartland Abbey, all to raise money for Children's Hospice Southwest.  Specators are very welcome, there will be refreshments, stalls and fun for children.

14th May, Clovelly Lectures: Dominic Grieve QC, MP, Clovelly Visitor Centre

Reception, Lecture, Debate: £ 18 each. 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm. Reception, Lecture, Debate, Dinner (Black Tie) : £ 40 each. 6.00pm to 10.30pm. Dominic Grieve QC was first elected as MP for Beaconsfield in 1997, entering Parliament from a career as a barrister and having served as a councillor in Hammersmith and in the Territorial Army.

12th June, Seaweed Festival in aid of the N. Devon Hospice, Clovelly

Its launch in 2015 was a great success. It is held to promote seaweed for its immense health & nutritional benefits.

1st to 31st July, Yarn-Bombing, Clovelly

Discover yarn-bombed areas throughout Clovelly. The village will look even more colourful with knitted donkeys, seaside garlands and crocheted ‘cobble-cosies’ plus much more. This unusual project is part of Clovelly's entry to the Britain in Bloom competition and is in aid of the Devon Air Ambulance Trust.

17th July, Clovelly Maritime Festival, Clovelly

The day will be full of fun and packed with a programme of all sorts of activities and entertainment for all ages. The 'Clovelly Gun Run' starts the event from the harbour to Victoria Fountain. Two teams will take it in turn to manhandle this weighty gun. Come along and support the cadets as they try to beat their race time last year.

25th July, Woolsery Agricultural Show, Woolsery.

Summer in North Devon would not be complete without a visit to this ever popular show. A fun-filled day packed with a programme of activities. Classes include crafts, cattle and sheep, together with horse and pony competitions.

26th July 5pm, Hartland Abbey Outdoor Summer Theatre, DANNY THE CHAMPION OF THE WORLD

Grounds open free to those attending performances 1 hour before start. Bring rugs/low backed seating/picnics. Refreshments. Bar. Barbecue by Mr Crackling, Ice creams.

28th July 2-4.30pm FAMILY ARTS AFTERNOON with The Plough Artists, Hartland Abbey.

Drama, kite making, willow weaving, story-telling, character treasure hunt, wacky races and more… £2.50 per person. 

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