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Tucked away in the North West
corner of Devon, on the border
with North Cornwall, yet only
just over an hour from the M5.

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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!

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.

Nov 15, Clovelly Herring Festival, Clovelly

  Clovelly was once a major centre for herring fishing and the annual Herring Festival is held to promote these tasty, nutritious 'Silver Darlings' and support carefully managed fishing as carried out by our local fishermen. The village once depended on the harvest of herring, which are caught in superb condition for a short season off its coast. Records go back over 400 years and in 1749, there were a hundred herring boats in the port. When fishing was good, 9000 herring could be landed at one time.

Dec 6, Clovelly Christmas Lights

Come and see the Christmas Lights in aid of the RNLI at beautiful Clovelly. Christmas is a magical time at Clovelly. The promenade starts down the cobbles with a local brass band leading the procession down to the harbour and accompanies Christmas carols sung by a local choir. There'll be a hog roast, hot dogs, Christmas punch and other refreshments available at the Harbour and Lifeboat Station and Father Christmas will makes a surprise visit. At about 5 p.m. the switch is thrown and the entire village and harbour are lit up. It's a fantastic sight!

Throughout Dec, Hartland Town Band, venues across the Peninsula.

Keeping to a very long held tradition, the wonderful Hartland town band will be touring right across the Peninsula throughout December to bring traditional carols to all corners of the area. See their website for dates and venues.

Weds through Dec, White Hare Gallery & other venues, Hartland.

 White Hare Gallery and other venues, Hartland. Do your Christmas shopping in relaxed style at the White Hare Gallery and other venues each Wednesday evening leading up to Christmas. Wonderful and unique gifts to make someone's Christmas really special.

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