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26
Apr
Toby Buckland's Garden in the Museum

Toby Buckland's Garden in the Museum

FREE DROP IN EXHIBITION Garden Reception As part of the Naturally Inspired season of botanicals, gardens and landscapes, writer and broadcaster Toby Buckland will be installing a lush garden into the museum. In the Garden...

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27
Apr
International Garden Photographer of Year Exhibition

International Garden Photographer of Year Exhibition

This exhibition showcases the top entries from the International Garden Photographer of the Year. Now in its ninth year, this top competition for garden and plant photography attracts over 20,000 entries from all around the world....

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07
May
The All things Lovely & Vintage Show

The All things Lovely & Vintage Show

Enjoy a rip roaring Vintage day out! Step back in time by joining Miss Ivy and her team at The Big Sheep, Abbotsham for The 'All Things Vintage & Lovely’ Show on Saturday 7th May between 10.30 - 4.30. It’s...

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07
May
Circus Saturday

Circus Saturday

Circus skills, big top thrills and spills with Katie and Rob as they bring the circus to Noah's Barn. Roll up from 1pm to join in with all things cicus as well as face painting. 

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07
May
Ponies who do lunch

Ponies who do lunch

We are taking some of our ponies to Princesshay in Exeter on Saturday & Sunday 7th & 8th May. Why not come and join us or say hello. 

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08
May
Poco Drom at Pennywell

Poco Drom at Pennywell

If you like animals and you like music music, Poco Drom is your man! Wild and wonderful music for children and their adults from Pennywell’s new singer/songwriter.  Oh, and he has ears and a tail of course. Poco...

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10
May
Second World War Handling Session

Second World War Handling Session

FREE DROP-IN EVENT 11.00am to 3.00pm in the Making History Gallery. Explore and handle authentic and replica Second World War objects in the Making History gallery.  

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11
May
Crossley-Holland & Lawrence Sail Talk

Crossley-Holland & Lawrence Sail Talk

Internationally acclaimed and prize-winning children's author and poet Kevin Crossley-Holland will be discussing his writing life with Exeter-based poet Lawrence Sail. Kevin has won both the Carnegie Medal for Storm and the...

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11
May
Fine Art Conversation

Fine Art Conversation

Find out more about the current exhibition taken from RAMM's own art collections showing images from the romantic peaks of Snowdonia in oils to the screenprint of Mol's Coffee shop. With assistant curator Michele Green. Tickets...

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12
May
Who sank the Mary Rose, 1545?

Who sank the Mary Rose, 1545?

Dr Marsden, formerly an archaeologist with the Museum of London who has led research and publication of the history of Henry VIII's great ship, will discuss who was responsible for her sinking in 1545. He will refer both to...

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13
May
Spring Fling

Spring Fling

To launch the Festival of Arts Castle Drogo will be open for a special community open evening with lots of fun for all. Visit our website or ring for more information

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14
May
CLOVELLY LECTURES

CLOVELLY LECTURES

Now in its successful 5th Year, Clovelly Lectures holds interesting and informative annual talks and debates on world politics. Our next Lecture will be; " Does the United Kingdom have a future and what can be done to...

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14
May
Elfic the Jester at Pennywell

Elfic the Jester at Pennywell

Elfic the Jester returns to Pennywell with circus skills, madcap comedy, mayhem and maybe even a little danger! Elfic will be performing in the Pennywell Theatre at 1pm and 3pm.

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14
May
Explore Seaton Branch Line Tour

Explore Seaton Branch Line Tour

Step back in time and discover the history of the Seaton branch line with our tailor-made 1½  hour morning tour which offers fascinating stories behind the Southern Railway line. Price: £14.25 per person. ...

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14
May
DIESEL AND DOUGHNUT SPECIAL at the DEVON RAILWAY CENTRE

DIESEL AND DOUGHNUT SPECIAL at the DEVON RAILWAY CENTRE

Enjoy  rides behind our diesel locos at the Devon Railway Centre before relaxing in our tea rooms with a complimentary doughnut. All our other facilities are also on offer including the model railways, model...

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14
May
Museum Full Site Tour

Museum Full Site Tour

Join a 60-minute, volunteer-led tour of our permanent collections. Tickets £5. Book online.

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15
May
Classic car day at Killerton

Classic car day at Killerton

See hundreds of vintage vehicles parked up in style to celebrate ‘classic car day’ in Killerton's historic parkland. With a backdrop like no other, admire a huge variety of unique cars, enjoy live music and visit craft...

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15
May
Hawk and Owl Sanctuary at Pennywell Farm

Hawk and Owl Sanctuary at Pennywell Farm

We are delighted to welcome back Vic and the team from the Hawk and Owl Sanctuary to Pennywell Farm this season. Plenty of opportunities to get close up and handle this beautiful collection of birds. Perfect for photos as there is...

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15
May
Queens Birthday Celebration

Queens Birthday Celebration

The Sidmouth Steppers will be dancing at the castle today! We are inviting all nonagenarians to visit for FREE when accompained by a paying person, and in honour of her majesty's corgis, we are extending the invitation to dogs...

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15
May
South Devon Railway - CAR RALLY

South Devon Railway - CAR RALLY

Head over to South Devon Railway on MAY 15 and enjoy their car rally. A nostalgic display of heritage road vehicles to bring back motoring memories, brought along by members of the Civil Service Motoring Association.  ...

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15
May
Spring Family Fun Day and Dog Show

Spring Family Fun Day and Dog Show

Come and join us at our Spring Family Fun Day & Dog Show, for an action packed and exciting day with a whole range of activities for all of the family to enjoy. Some of the day’s highlights: ◾Over 30 trade and...

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18
May
Experience Day

Experience Day

CHOOSE YOUR VIP DONKEY EXPERIENCE All Things Donkey - £100 per person Spend the ultimate half day at the Sanctuary and enjoy all things donkey. The experience includes a unique behind-the-scenes tour as well as the...

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20
May
MAGICAL ILLUMINATIONS - BABBACOMBE MODEL VILLAGE

MAGICAL ILLUMINATIONS - BABBACOMBE MODEL VILLAGE

EVERY THURSDAY EVENING, Plus Mondays to Fridays July 25th to August 31st The Model Village is transformed in the evenings with their delightful illuminations - they really do have two attractions in one!  Durng the...

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21
May
Balloon Festival at The BIG Sheep, Bideford

Balloon Festival at The BIG Sheep, Bideford

Go ballistic with balloons at the BIG Sheep’s Balloon Festival and let Vaughan, our resident balloon expert entertain you with his humour, mischief and incredible artistic ability to produce mind boggling entertainment which...

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21
May
STONE AGE SCHOOL: Cave Art

STONE AGE SCHOOL: Cave Art

Come and learn how to make paint the Stone Age way, with rocks pigments for paint and a seashell as your palette, we can't draw on the cave wall but we will be decorating some other big rocks! Book online at www.kents...

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21
May
Poco Drom at Pennywell

Poco Drom at Pennywell

If you like animals and you like music music, Poco Drom is your man! Wild and wonderful music for children and their adults from Pennywell’s new singer/songwriter.  Oh, and he has ears and a tail of course. Poco...

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22
May
Canonteign Falls Photography Competition

Canonteign Falls Photography Competition

Canonteign Falls Photography Competition Do you love nature and photography?  If you do, then we want to hear from you.  Here at Canonteign Falls we want to create a new Canonteign Falls calendar, filled with...

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22
May
Poco Drom at Pennywell

Poco Drom at Pennywell

If you like animals and you like music music, Poco Drom is your man! Wild and wonderful music for children and their adults from Pennywell’s new singer/songwriter.  Oh, and he has ears and a tail of course. Poco...

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23
May
Killerton 2016 exhibition: Fashion to dye for

Killerton 2016 exhibition: Fashion to dye for

A rainbow of colour bursts into Killerton. Follow the development of colours and dyes through specially selected pieces from the National Trust's largest historic and contemporary fashion collection. Featuring over 100 pieces of...

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24
May
Local History Tour

Local History Tour

Join a 60-minute tour of our Local History collection, which includes the Archaeology of Devon, from Roman and Medieval times, through to Exeter in the Second World War. Tickets £5. Book online.

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25
May
Wig Wednesday

Wig Wednesday

Staff at The BIG Sheep Family Attraction will be wearing their wigs of all different colours and sizes to help raise awareness and money for CLIC Sargent, a charity raising money for children with cancer. Wear your wig too and...

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25
May
Experience Day

Experience Day

CHOOSE YOUR VIP DONKEY EXPERIENCE All Things Donkey - £100 per person Spend the ultimate half day at the Sanctuary and enjoy all things donkey. The experience includes a unique behind-the-scenes tour as well as the...

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25
May
Rathbones Spring Concert Series 2016: Michael Petrov

Rathbones Spring Concert Series 2016: Michael Petrov

International rising star, cellist Michael Petrov, will perform a programme including the magnificent romantic cello sonata of Rachmaninov. Accompanied by Erden Misirlioglu on piano.  Programme for the evening: ...

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27
May
South Devon Railway - Traction Weekend and Spring Ale Festival

South Devon Railway - Traction Weekend and Spring Ale Festival

MAY 27 – 30 1960s BR MIXED TRACTION WEEKEND AND SPRING ALE FESTIVAL A return to the sixties with steam and heritage diesel services all day and into the evening, plus our spring ale festival.

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27
May
Driver's Eye Experience

Driver's Eye Experience

A taste of what it is like to drive one of our trams. Please contact us on 01297 20375 or visit www.tram.co.uk  

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27
May
An Evening with

An Evening with "Dad's Army"

In association with Moonstone Theatre Company, Seaton Tramway, the unique heritage tramway and tourist attraction, presents a unique opportunity to join Captain Mainwaring and the British Home Guard in Walmington-on-Sea for...

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28
May
May half-term fun at Killerton

May half-term fun at Killerton

See the outdoors bursting into life and enjoy wide open space this half-term. Pick up a walks leaflet to explore a new route for big and little legs. Run, walk, cycle and play in woodland, parkland, garden and orchards....

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28
May
ALL INCLUSIVE HALF TERM FUN AT BECKY FALLS!

ALL INCLUSIVE HALF TERM FUN AT BECKY FALLS!

Enjoy the great outdoors at Becky Falls this May half term break, where there are lots of fun-filled days planned and, as always, all activities are included in the entry price!  Every day during the...

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28
May
Superhero Weekend

Superhero Weekend

Dress as your favourite Superhero Character between Saturday 28th May and Monday 30th May for our Superhero Week. BATMOBILE We'll have the Batmobile from the 1989 Batman Movie, directed by Tim Burton starring Michael Keaton...

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28
May
Half Term 'Potting Frenzy'

Half Term 'Potting Frenzy'

Half Term 'Potting Frenzy' Saturday 28th May - Sunday 5th June Come in to Canongteign Falls and get ahead with your planting with all the family at Potting Frenzy. Grab a pot, hand of soil and a seed, give it some water and...

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28
May
Half Term Bee Bizzzy

Half Term Bee Bizzzy

Running from Saturday 28th May - Sunday 5th June Our Bee Bizzzy Trail and Activity Pack is back. Trail costs £1 with prizes to be won.

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28
May
Fossil Trail

Fossil Trail

As part of the 2016 Geopark Festival week enjoy the Fossil Trail in the Caves. Activities included in the cave admission price. No booking required.

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28
May
Bob Grave Natural Horsemanship

Bob Grave Natural Horsemanship

Bob will demonstrate natural horsemanship working with his stunning horses. A relaxed and unique experience for all ages, with the opportunity to ask questions and meet the horses. As well as an entertaining demonstration,...

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28
May
Meet the builders trail

Meet the builders trail

As you follow the trail around the garden find out about the builders who are saving Castle Drogo (£1 per trail).

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28
May
Ancient Egypt: Tours

Ancient Egypt: Tours

Join one of our 30-minute tours of our Egyptian Collection. Learn about the background to the collection and visit the Tomb of Shep en-Mut. Tours leave every 30 minutes from the ground floor geology corridor. Each tour is limited...

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28
May
Ancient Egypt: Activities

Ancient Egypt: Activities

Come and learn about life and death in Ancient Egypt. Learn and help with a re-enactment of the mummification of Shep en-Mut. Have a go at the addictive Ancient Egyptian game of Senet. Join the Scribe School and learn how to write...

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29
May
Turtles Mikey & Donnie

Turtles Mikey & Donnie

Mikey and Donnie from The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are making their first appearance in North Devon this May Half term at The Milky Way. On Sunday 29th May, you can meet them at intervals throughout the day. What’s...

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29
May
Elfic the Jester at Pennywell

Elfic the Jester at Pennywell

Elfic the Jester returns to Pennywell with circus skills, madcap comedy, mayhem and maybe even a little danger! Elfic will be performing in the Pennywell Theatre at 1pm and 3pm.

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29
May
Dinosaur Train

Dinosaur Train

From the creator of The Muppets, families and children will love this adventure-filled tram ride with music, stories and the dinosaur activity area at Colyton Station plus and opportunity to meet their favourite T.Rex, Buddy! ...

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30
May
Mr Phil

Mr Phil

New for 2016, Pennywell is pleased to welcome the multi-talented Mr Phil. Phil Blackmore shot to fame in 2008, when his chainsaw juggling took him to the semi-finals of Britain’s Got Talent. Phil has since relocated from...

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30
May
Summer Half Term at Pennywell

Summer Half Term at Pennywell

Schools out and we have an action packed week of farmyard fun, animal antics, rustic rides and super shows to make a happy half term. Treat your family to a day out and discover why multi award winning Pennywell Farm is amongst...

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30
May
Wonderland Week

Wonderland Week

Keep an eye on your Pocketwatch and don’t be late to see the topsy-turvy tea party as Alice takes a trip down the rabbit hole to meet the characters in Wonderland. Oh frabjous day, callou callay! This event is included in...

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30
May
Letter Boxing Week - Miniature Pony Centre

Letter Boxing Week - Miniature Pony Centre

There is a huge variety of entertainment at the centre, and from 26th to 30th May there is even more to keep you occupied, why not have a go at letterboxing. If you collect all of the stamps hidden in the Centre you will be reward...

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30
May
Cowboys & Indians Day

Cowboys & Indians Day

The pony centre is being taken over by Cowboys and Indians every Wednesday during the summer holidays.  We will have a special demonstration on this day and our staff will be dressing up. In the cafe we will have a BBQ so...

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30
May
Pirate Week - May Half Term at World of Country Life, Exmouth!

Pirate Week - May Half Term at World of Country Life, Exmouth!

Ah haaa me hearties! We be havin' a whole week of swash bucklin' fun here at World of Country Life with all sorts of piratey activities throughout the week so come along and join the party! Shiver me timbers! Walk the plank! ...

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30
May
Driver's Eye Experience

Driver's Eye Experience

A taste of what it is like to drive one of our trams. Please contact us on 01297 20375 or visit www.tram.co.uk  

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30
May
Exeter Canal Cruise

Exeter Canal Cruise

Sail the oldest shipping canal in Europe and you'll see views over beautiful wetlands, towns and villages Starting at Exmouth you sail up the Exe Estuary, which is famous for its wildlife and scenery, passing Dawlish Warren...

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31
May
Dan the Hat

Dan the Hat

Fantastic Shows and workshops from a Pennywell favourite, enjoy the show and have a go!  

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31
May
Exeter Canal Cruise

Exeter Canal Cruise

Sail the oldest shipping canal in Europe and you'll see views over beautiful wetlands, towns and villages Starting at Exmouth you sail up the Exe Estuary, which is famous for its wildlife and scenery, passing Dawlish Warren...

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31
May
Little Explorers

Little Explorers

10.30 to 11.30am in the Courtyard A chance for under fives to take a journey of discovery and make collections-inspired creations. Parents, grandparents and carers can enjoy quality time with their little ones in a friendly,...

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31
May
Second World War Handling Session

Second World War Handling Session

FREE DROP-IN EVENT 11.00am to 3.00pm in the Making History Gallery. Explore and handle authentic and replica Second World War objects in the Making History gallery.  

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02
Jun
Poco Drom

Poco Drom

Wild and wonderful music for children and adults from Pennywell's new singer/songwriter

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02
Jun
The Wonder of all Wonders: Peep Show Performances

The Wonder of all Wonders: Peep Show Performances

Courtyard 10.30am, 11.30am, 12.30pm, 2pm and 3pm Come and see the wonder of all wonders that ever the world has wondered at! Your chance to be amongst the first to experience the new, all singing, all dancing, magical world of...

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03
Jun
Elfic the Jester at Pennywell

Elfic the Jester at Pennywell

Elfic the Jester returns to Pennywell with circus skills, madcap comedy, mayhem and maybe even a little danger! Elfic will be performing in the Pennywell Theatre at 1pm and 3pm.

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03
Jun
TEDDY BEARS' PICNIC at SOUTH DEVON RAILWAY

TEDDY BEARS' PICNIC at SOUTH DEVON RAILWAY

JUNE 3 TEDDY BEARS’ PICNIC  If you go down to the woods today… Bring your favourite teddy for a picnic on our train. Booking essential.

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04
Jun
Chase from Paw Patrol

Chase from Paw Patrol

On Saturday 4th June Chase will be on the case at The Milky Way! The German shepherd puppy, police dog and star of PAW Patrol will be making appearances at intervals throughout the day PLUS he will be joined by a narrator for two...

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04
Jun
Circus Saturday

Circus Saturday

Circus skills, big top thrills and spills with Katie and Rob as they bring the circus to Noah's Barn. Roll up from 1pm to join in with all things cicus as well as face painting. 

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04
Jun
Explore Seaton Branch Line Tour

Explore Seaton Branch Line Tour

Step back in time and discover the history of the Seaton branch line with our tailor-made 1½  hour morning tour which offers fascinating stories behind the Southern Railway line. Price: £14.25 per person. ...

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05
Jun
Bob Grave Natural Horsemanship

Bob Grave Natural Horsemanship

Bob will demonstrate natural horsemanship working with his stunning horses. A relaxed and unique experience for all ages, with the opportunity to ask questions and meet the horses. As well as an entertaining demonstration,...

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05
Jun
Dawlish Horse Show

Dawlish Horse Show

The First of two popular horse shows returning to Powderham. For more details or to register, visitwww.dawlishhorseshow.org.uk

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05
Jun
Birthday Picnic at the Park

Birthday Picnic at the Park

Our annual Picnic at the park event will be bigger than ever this year as we are celebrating 40 years of family fun. We hope you can jon us - but don't forget to get your tickets.

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05
Jun
Driver's Eye Experience

Driver's Eye Experience

A taste of what it is like to drive one of our trams. Please contact us on 01297 20375 or visit www.tram.co.uk  

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05
Jun
Car Show & Summer Fair including Dog Show

Car Show & Summer Fair including Dog Show

The Car Show will be held on the seafront at Seaton with a "Summer Fair" to include a "Dog Show" to be held at Colyton Station. The Summer Fair will be an old fashioned fete day to include stalls on the...

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05
Jun
Meet the builders day

Meet the builders day

As the building project to save Castle Drogo is now well underway we are offering the very special opportunity to meet the Castle Drogo builders. There will be demonstrations and activities to have a go at as well as very special...

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07
Jun
Second World War Handling Session

Second World War Handling Session

FREE DROP-IN EVENT 11.00am to 3.00pm in the Making History Gallery. Explore and handle authentic and replica Second World War objects in the Making History gallery.  

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10
Jun
The Veitch Lecture: The Bowden Lily and its Devon Connection

The Veitch Lecture: The Bowden Lily and its Devon Connection

The Bowden lily (Nerine bowdenii) is widely grown in gardens across the UK and much valued for its late autumn flowering. This talk by Dr John David, Head of Horticultural Taxonomy at the Royal Horticultural Society, will cover...

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11
Jun
Muffin the Mule

Muffin the Mule

The original TV legend Muffin the Mule will be at Pennywell Farm as part of his 70th birthday celebrations. Muffin and his friends will be performing in the Pennywell Theatre at 1pm and 3pm today. 

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11
Jun
Flower Power: botanical illustrations from India

Flower Power: botanical illustrations from India

An exhibition of beautiful early 19th-century illustrations of Indian flora exploring the plants’ usage in traditional Ayurvedic and modern medicine. In the late 18th and early 19th centuries the East India Company...

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12
Jun
Clovelly Seaweed Festival

Clovelly Seaweed Festival

Its launch in 2015 was a great success.  It is held to promote seaweed for its immense health & nutritional benefits.  As it is hugely versatile, quay kitchens will have a surprising variety of dishes and...

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12
Jun
South West Classic Car Day

South West Classic Car Day

  A CLASSIC DAY OUT FOR FATHER’S DAY SUNDAY 12TH JUNE – 10am to 3pm The BIG Sheep family attraction in North Devon will be hosting their annual classic car day on Sunday 12th June from 10am to 3pm and this...

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12
Jun
Poco Drom

Poco Drom

Wild and wonderful music for children and adults from Pennywell's new singer/songwriter. If you like animals and you like music, Poco Drom is your man. He will be bringing his shows to the Pennywell Theatre at 1pm and 3pm. 

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12
Jun
TRAINS & TRIUMPHS AT SOUTH DEVON RAILWAY

TRAINS & TRIUMPHS AT SOUTH DEVON RAILWAY

JUNE 12 TRAINS & TRIUMPHS Triumph Sports Six Club car rally at Buckfastleigh Station. A journey back to the golden age of motoring with a great British marque. 

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13
Jun
Exeter Canal Cruise

Exeter Canal Cruise

Sail the oldest shipping canal in Europe and you'll see views over beautiful wetlands, towns and villages Starting at Exmouth you sail up the Exe Estuary, which is famous for its wildlife and scenery, passing Dawlish Warren...

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14
Jun
Exeter Canal Cruise

Exeter Canal Cruise

Sail the oldest shipping canal in Europe and you'll see views over beautiful wetlands, towns and villages Starting at Exmouth you sail up the Exe Estuary, which is famous for its wildlife and scenery, passing Dawlish Warren...

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14
Jun
In the Footsteps of Shackleton - Lunchtime Lecture

In the Footsteps of Shackleton - Lunchtime Lecture

With photographs from 1914 and 2004, professional photographer Lucilla Phelps will describe a journey to the places visited by Shackleton’s Endurance expedition: the Antarctic peninsula, Elephant Island, South Georgia and...

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18
Jun
STONE AGE SCHOOL: Fisherman

STONE AGE SCHOOL: Fisherman

When Stone Age people moved to the shore or by lakes and rivers, fish made up a large part of their diets. What did they use to get their fish? Come and make some fishing tools, you might even be able to use them when you next...

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18
Jun
Mr Phil

Mr Phil

New for 2016, Pennywell is pleased to welcome the multi-talented Mr Phil. Phil Blackmore shot to fame in 2008, when his chainsaw juggling took him to the semi-finals of Britain’s Got Talent. Phil has since relocated from...

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18
Jun
Models & Miniature Weekend at South Devon Railway

Models & Miniature Weekend at South Devon Railway

Why not pay the South Devon Railway a visit on the 18th and 19th June and enjoy their  MODELS & MINIATURE WEEKEND. See the model railways, garden railways, miniature railway, scale steam traction engines, toys and...

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18
Jun
Our 30th Birthday Celebration

Our 30th Birthday Celebration

We are holding an open day to celebrate our 30th birthday. The day will include: - BBQ - Facepainting - Children's entertainer - Special demonstrations - A piece of birthday cake for all! It is free entry for...

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19
Jun
Dads Go Free this Father's Day at Becky Falls!

Dads Go Free this Father's Day at Becky Falls!

Spend Father's Day at the most beautiful place in Devon where all dads accompanied by a full-paying child go free!  With a full day of entertainment, including awesome hands-on animal encounter shows, animal feeding...

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19
Jun
Father's Day at the BIG Sheep - SW Classic Car Day

Father's Day at the BIG Sheep - SW Classic Car Day

FATHER’S DAY SUNDAY 15TH JUNE FREE entry for Dad’s when accompanied by 1 full paying child under 16 years. Are you struggling to think of an imaginative present to buy Dad this Father’s Day? Look no...

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19
Jun
Fathers Day at Pennywell Farm

Fathers Day at Pennywell Farm

Treat dad to a very special Fathers Day at Pennywell Farm that all the family can enjoy! There is a FREE pasty and local ale for all dads, courtesy of Pennywell and the UK's most sought after display team, Hawkeye Falconry will be...

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19
Jun
Fathers' Day at World of Country Life, Exmouth!

Fathers' Day at World of Country Life, Exmouth!

Calling all dads and grandads! For this year's Fathers' Day, come along to World of Country Life, Exmouth and take part in the Penalty Kick Challenge! In honour of Euro 2016 we're holding a special dads & grandads...

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19
Jun
Driver's Eye Experience

Driver's Eye Experience

A taste of what it is like to drive one of our trams. Please contact us on 01297 20375 or visit www.tram.co.uk  

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19
Jun
Father's Day Special at Seaton Tramway!

Father's Day Special at Seaton Tramway!

Dad travels FREE with their family today. Make Dad’s day extra special and why not treat him to a Driver’s Eye Experience for £40.00. Let Dad fulfil his dream and become a Seaton Tram Driver. Roast Sunday...

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19
Jun
Father's day lunch

Father's day lunch

Traditional family roast lunch served in the café including all Dad’s favourites; roast beef with fresh seasonal vegetables. Children’s portions, vegetarian menu, light lunches and our famous Drogo venison...

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19
Jun
FATHERS DAY SPECIAL at the DEVON RAILWAY CENTRE

FATHERS DAY SPECIAL at the DEVON RAILWAY CENTRE

BOYS AND THEIR TOYS! A GREAT day out for Dads and all the family. FREE entry for all dads with every full paying child. Ride behind our steam loco, our miniature train as many times as you like! Visit the...

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19
Jun
Father's Day Challenge

Father's Day Challenge

Times: Session 1: 9:30am-12pm Session 2: 1pm-3:30pm Stage 1 Teams meet at The Events Barn to receive a list of clues, which will lead teams to secret locations around the Sanctuary. Here they will find a puzzle which...

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23
Jun
Museum Full Site Tour

Museum Full Site Tour

Join a 60-minute, volunteer-led tour of our permanent collections. Tickets £5. Book online.

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25
Jun
Armed Forces Day at The BIG Sheep, Bideford

Armed Forces Day at The BIG Sheep, Bideford

We love our Armed Forces and this year families of the Armed Forces can enjoy a FREE day of Fun at the BIG Sheep. Please bring proof to obtain free entry. FREE entry applies to immediate family only.

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25
Jun
Muffin the Mule

Muffin the Mule

The original TV legend Muffin the Mule will be at Pennywell Farm as part of his 70th birthday celebrations. Muffin and his friends will be performing in the Pennywell Theatre at 1pm and 3pm today. 

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25
Jun
Armed Forces Day

Armed Forces Day

Here at the Miniature Pony Centre we are celebrating Armed Forces Day by giving free entry to Armed Forces and their immediate families. ID proof required  

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25
Jun
Ancient Egypt: Tours

Ancient Egypt: Tours

Join one of our 30-minute tours of our Egyptian Collection. Learn about the background to the collection and visit the Tomb of Shep en-Mut. Tours leave every 30 minutes from the ground floor geology corridor. Each tour is limited...

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25
Jun
Ancient Egypt: Activities

Ancient Egypt: Activities

Come and learn about life and death in Ancient Egypt. Learn and help with a re-enactment of the mummification of Shep en-Mut. Have a go at the addictive Ancient Egyptian game of Senet. Join the Scribe School and learn how to write...

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26
Jun
Happy Birthday Woolly the Sheep

Happy Birthday Woolly the Sheep

Happy Birthday Woolly The Sheep. Excitement is mounting at the BIG Sheep’s award winning family attraction as staff get ready to plan a huge surprise party for Woolly, the BIG Sheep’s giant mascot on Sunday 26th...

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26
Jun
Hawk and Owl Sanctuary at Pennywell Farm

Hawk and Owl Sanctuary at Pennywell Farm

We are delighted to welcome back Vic and the team from the Hawk and Owl Sanctuary to Pennywell Farm this season. Plenty of opportunities to get close up and handle this beautiful collection of birds. Perfect for photos as there is...

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28
Jun
Second World War Handling Session

Second World War Handling Session

FREE DROP-IN EVENT 11.00am to 3.00pm in the Making History Gallery. Explore and handle authentic and replica Second World War objects in the Making History gallery.  

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29
Jun
Summer Evening Ghost Tour

Summer Evening Ghost Tour

We aim to scare you this summer with the Ghost Tour!! This show is not for the fainthearted and not recommended for children under the age of 8. Book online at www.kents-cavern.co.uk

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29
Jun
Exeter Canal Cruise

Exeter Canal Cruise

Sail the oldest shipping canal in Europe and you'll see views over beautiful wetlands, towns and villages Starting at Exmouth you sail up the Exe Estuary, which is famous for its wildlife and scenery, passing Dawlish Warren...

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30
Jun
Virtuous Herbes at RAMM

Virtuous Herbes at RAMM

FREE DROP IN EVENT Courtyard 11am to 11.45am and 1pm to 1:45pm The year is 1602 and Tudor wives Mistress Elinor and Mistress Christina will demonstrate the preparation of infusions, tisanes, poultices and healing salves using...

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01
Jul
Clovelly Yarn Bombing

Clovelly Yarn Bombing

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...

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01
Jul
Battle of the Somme 1916 Film

Battle of the Somme 1916 Film

FREE DROP IN EVENT Garden Meeting Room Running throughout the day 10am to 5pm This original film was commissioned by the War Office to record the first major offensive in which the British army took the major part on the...

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02
Jul
Circus Saturday

Circus Saturday

Circus skills, big top thrills and spills with Katie and Rob as they bring the circus to Noah's Barn. Roll up from 1pm to join in with all things cicus as well as face painting. 

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02
Jul
Explore Seaton Branch Line Tour

Explore Seaton Branch Line Tour

Step back in time and discover the history of the Seaton branch line with our tailor-made 1½  hour morning tour which offers fascinating stories behind the Southern Railway line. Price: £14.25 per person. ...

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03
Jul
Nearly New Baby and Toddler Sale at The BIG Sheep, Bideford

Nearly New Baby and Toddler Sale at The BIG Sheep, Bideford

Do you have unused or outgrown clothes or toys? Join our Nearly New Baby and Toddler sale on Sunday 19th July from 10:30am until 2pm and help raise money for Friends of Abbotsham School. £7 for a table £1...

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03
Jul
Poco Drom

Poco Drom

Wild and wonderful music for children and adults from Pennywell's new singer/songwriter. If you like animals and you like music, Poco Drom is your man. Oh, and he has ears and a tail of course! 

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03
Jul
Donkey Sanctuary Car Show 2016

Donkey Sanctuary Car Show 2016

After the success of the first Donkey Sanctuary Car Show in 2015, we are pleased to announce that we will be running another show this year! At last year’s show we were host to over 300 fantastic cars of all different types...

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08
Jul
Purple Day at The BIG Sheep

Purple Day at The BIG Sheep

The BIG Sheep flock will be donning their purple clothes, wigs and anything else purple to help raise money for the Over and Above Charity. Visit us on Friday 8th July wearing purple and we'll donate £1 of your entry fee...

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09
Jul
Elfic the Jester at Pennywell

Elfic the Jester at Pennywell

Elfic the Jester returns to Pennywell with circus skills, madcap comedy, mayhem and maybe even a little danger! Elfic will be performing in the Pennywell Theatre at 1pm and 3pm.

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09
Jul
Devon Railway Centre's TEDDY BEAR SPECIAL

Devon Railway Centre's TEDDY BEAR SPECIAL

TEDDY BEARS GALORE! Bring your bear to meet the huge gathering of bears who attend this event at the Devon Railway Centre every year! Become a teddy detective for the day and explore the teddy trail. Meet Brunel,...

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10
Jul
Hawk and Owl Sanctuary at Pennywell Farm

Hawk and Owl Sanctuary at Pennywell Farm

We are delighted to welcome back Vic and the team from the Hawk and Owl Sanctuary to Pennywell Farm this season. Plenty of opportunities to get close up and handle this beautiful collection of birds. Perfect for photos as there is...

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13
Jul
Exeter Canal Cruise

Exeter Canal Cruise

Sail the oldest shipping canal in Europe and you'll see views over beautiful wetlands, towns and villages Starting at Exmouth you sail up the Exe Estuary, which is famous for its wildlife and scenery, passing Dawlish Warren...

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13
Jul
Experience Day

Experience Day

CHOOSE YOUR VIP DONKEY EXPERIENCE All Things Donkey - £100 per person Spend the ultimate half day at the Sanctuary and enjoy all things donkey. The experience includes a unique behind-the-scenes tour as well as the...

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14
Jul
Theatre in the Killerton's garden: The Importance of Being Earnest

Theatre in the Killerton's garden: The Importance of Being Earnest

The garden comes alive with captivating theatre performances in the summer. Settle into a drama surrounded by blooming herbaceous borders, a Georgian house and far-reaching views. This year, we've got three entertaining...

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16
Jul
STONE AGE SCHOOL: Doctor

STONE AGE SCHOOL: Doctor

Stone Age People got sick just like us, but they didn't have the medicines that we use to today. Come and learn some Stone Age herbeal remedies that might make you feel better if you're feeling ill out in the wilderness. Book...

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16
Jul
Bob Grave Natural Horsemanship

Bob Grave Natural Horsemanship

Bob will demonstrate natural horsemanship working with his stunning horses. A relaxed and unique experience for all ages, with the opportunity to ask questions and meet the horses. As well as an entertaining demonstration,...

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17
Jul
Clovelly Maritime Festival in aid of the North Devon Hospice 10th Anniversary

Clovelly Maritime Festival in aid of the North Devon Hospice 10th Anniversary

The day will be full of fun and packed with a programme  of activities and entertainment for all ages. There'll be lively music, crafty creations and family activities throughout the day. Including a workshop all about...

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17
Jul
The BIG Sheep Majorettes Competition!

The BIG Sheep Majorettes Competition!

As well as all the usual BIG Sheep fun, on Sunday 17th July, you'll be able to watch 4 troupes compete in superb choreographed dance routine they will have practiced for the past 6 months. See the skillful Baton Twirling and fun...

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17
Jul
Mr Phil

Mr Phil

New for 2016, Pennywell is pleased to welcome the multi-talented Mr Phil. Phil Blackmore shot to fame in 2008, when his chainsaw juggling took him to the semi-finals of Britain’s Got Talent. Phil has since relocated from...

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17
Jul
Faerie Folk Week

Faerie Folk Week

It has recently been discovered that there are rarely seen faerie folk living in the castle grounds, including goblins. Some of them have been persuaded to come out of their hiding places for a short time, come and meet them and...

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20
Jul
Experience Day

Experience Day

CHOOSE YOUR VIP DONKEY EXPERIENCE All Things Donkey - £100 per person Spend the ultimate half day at the Sanctuary and enjoy all things donkey. The experience includes a unique behind-the-scenes tour as well as the...

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23
Jul
Poco Drom

Poco Drom

Wild and wonderful music for children and adults from Pennywell's new singer/songwriter. If you like animals and you like music, Poco Drom is your man. Oh, and he has ears and a tail of course! 

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23
Jul
An Evening at Café René &

An Evening at Café René & "Allo Allo" - 2nd Edition

In association with Moonstone Theatre Company, Seaton Tramway, the unique heritage tramway and tourist attraction, presents a unique and interactive comedy, dining experience and an opportunity to join us in the Café...

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24
Jul
Knights & Dragons Week

Knights & Dragons Week

A magical tale of knights, dragons, witches and wizards. Have you the courage (and flame-resistant pants) to help Sir Drew P Drawers with his quest? If so, then join this original medieval fairy tale written by Pocketwatch...

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24
Jul
Dinosaur Train

Dinosaur Train

From the creator of The Muppets, families and children will love this adventure-filled tram ride with music, stories and the dinosaur activity area at Colyton Station plus and opportunity to meet their favourite T.Rex, Buddy! ...

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25
Jul
Woolsery Agricultural Show (in aid of various charities)

Woolsery Agricultural Show (in aid of various charities)

Summer in North Devon would not be complete without a visit to this ever popular show. Classes include crafts, cattle and sheep, together with horse and pony competitions.  There will be a Dairy Marquee with...

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25
Jul
Summer Holiday Fun at Pennywell

Summer Holiday Fun at Pennywell

Six sizzling weeks of summer holidays are ahead and there’s no better way to spend one of them than a visit to Pennywell Farm, Devon’s Friendliest Day Out! With a full day of hands on animal action, a different activity,...

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25
Jul
Mr Phil

Mr Phil

New for 2016, Pennywell is pleased to welcome the multi-talented Mr Phil. Phil Blackmore shot to fame in 2008, when his chainsaw juggling took him to the semi-finals of Britain’s Got Talent. Phil has since relocated from...

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26
Jul
Dan the Hat

Dan the Hat

Fantastic Shows and workshops from a Pennywell favourite, enjoy the show and have a go! Dan will be here on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays throughout the summer holidays with juggling, comedy and circus skills with plenty...

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27
Jul
National Qualifier Sheepdog Trials at Pennywell Farm

National Qualifier Sheepdog Trials at Pennywell Farm

Wednesday 27th July see the welcome return of Sheepdog Trials at Pennywell Farm. This annual event, now in its twenty second year, attracts visitors and competitors from all over the country. More than 50 sheepdogs and their...

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29
Jul
Hat McKool at Pennywell Farm

Hat McKool at Pennywell Farm

In the mood for some madcap capers? Mr Mckool’s your man! His show will be in the Pennywell Theatre at 1pm and 3pm today.

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30
Jul
MINIATURE RHINO TRAIL - BABBACOMBE MODEL VILLAGE

MINIATURE RHINO TRAIL - BABBACOMBE MODEL VILLAGE

In association with Paignton Zoo's 'The Great Big Rhino Project' come and experience our miniature rhino trail at Babbacombe Model Village!  All the full-size versions of the Rhinos, that are displayed around the South Devon...

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30
Jul
Clovelly Gig Regatta

Clovelly Gig Regatta

Gig racing is exciting and strenuous, with crews reaching speeds of nine knots in North Devon's powerful tidal waters.  You're assured and exhilarating day's racing.  So come along and cheer on the brave crews!

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30
Jul
Muffin the Mule

Muffin the Mule

The original TV legend Muffin the Mule will be at Pennywell Farm as part of his 70th birthday celebrations. Muffin and his friends will be performing in the Pennywell Theatre at 1pm and 3pm today. 

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30
Jul
The Great Big Rhino Tour

The Great Big Rhino Tour

Come to RAMM and find one of the life-sized rhinos in the Paignton Zoo Great Big Rhino Trail. Painted by local artists, life-size rhino sculptures will inhabit the streets, parks and open spaces of the English Riviera and...

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31
Jul
Pirate Week

Pirate Week

Captain Jack and his crew are back for more piratical fun.Themed sessions take place at specified times. Sessions run for approximately 45 to 60 minutes and are aimed for children between 5 -11yrs (and adults) of all ages. ...

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31
Jul
Bird Hide on Wheels

Bird Hide on Wheels

Bird Watching with Ian Waite. The tram departs from Seaton Terminus at 6pm and will return at 8pm. Price: £14.25 per person. Pre-booking essential - Tel: 01297 20375 or visit our website.  

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31
Jul
Dinosaur Train

Dinosaur Train

From the creator of The Muppets, families and children will love this adventure-filled tram ride with music, stories and the dinosaur activity area at Colyton Station plus and opportunity to meet their favourite T.Rex, Buddy! ...

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01
Aug
Mr Phil

Mr Phil

New for 2016, Pennywell is pleased to welcome the multi-talented Mr Phil. Phil Blackmore shot to fame in 2008, when his chainsaw juggling took him to the semi-finals of Britain’s Got Talent. Phil has since relocated from...

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02
Aug
Theatre in the Killerton's garden: Much Ado About Nothing

Theatre in the Killerton's garden: Much Ado About Nothing

The garden comes alive with captivating theatre performances in the summer. Settle into a drama surrounded by blooming herbaceous borders, a Georgian house and far-reaching views. This year, we've got three entertaining...

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02
Aug
Dan the Hat

Dan the Hat

Fantastic Shows and workshops from a Pennywell favourite, enjoy the show and have a go! Dan will be here on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays throughout the summer holidays with juggling, comedy and circus skills with plenty...

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05
Aug
Poco Drom

Poco Drom

Wild and wonderful music for children and adults from Pennywell's new singer/songwriter. If you like animals and you like music, Poco Drom is your man. Oh, and he has ears and a tail of course! 

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06
Aug
Lifeboat Weekend (in aid of the RNLI)

Lifeboat Weekend (in aid of the RNLI)

Held in aid of the RNLI. The weekend celebrates the Clovelly Lifeboat and its volunteer crew. On Saturday there will be a 2 mile sponsored sea swim from Bucks Mills to Clovelly. Sunday the Lifeboat House will be open to...

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06
Aug
Muffin the Mule

Muffin the Mule

Today and tomorrow (6th and 7th August) will be your last chance this season to meet the original TV legend Muffin the Mule. Muffin will be at Pennywell Farm as part of his 70th birthday celebrations and will be performing...

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07
Aug
Wonderland Week

Wonderland Week

A second week of Wonderland Tea party Mayhem.Themed sessions take place at specified times. Sessions run for approximately 45 to 60 minutes and are aimed for children between 5 -11yrs (and adults) of all ages. Outdoor themed...

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07
Aug
Dinosaur Train

Dinosaur Train

From the creator of The Muppets, families and children will love this adventure-filled tram ride with music, stories and the dinosaur activity area at Colyton Station plus and opportunity to meet their favourite T.Rex, Buddy! ...

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08
Aug
Mr Phil

Mr Phil

New for 2016, Pennywell is pleased to welcome the multi-talented Mr Phil. Phil Blackmore shot to fame in 2008, when his chainsaw juggling took him to the semi-finals of Britain’s Got Talent. Phil has since relocated from...

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12
Aug
Elfic the Jester at Pennywell

Elfic the Jester at Pennywell

Elfic the Jester returns to Pennywell with circus skills, madcap comedy, mayhem and maybe even a little danger! Elfic will be performing in the Pennywell Theatre at 1pm and 3pm.

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12
Aug
Bird Hide on Wheels

Bird Hide on Wheels

Bird Watching with Donald Campbell. The tram departs from Seaton Terminus at 6pm and will return at 8pm. Price: £14.25 per person. Pre-booking essential - Tel: 01297 20375 or visit our website.  

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13
Aug
Theatre in the Killerton's garden: Ratburger

Theatre in the Killerton's garden: Ratburger

The garden comes alive with captivating theatre performances in the summer. Settle into a drama surrounded by blooming herbaceous borders, a Georgian house and far-reaching views. This year, we've got three entertaining...

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13
Aug
Hat McKool at Pennywell Farm

Hat McKool at Pennywell Farm

In the mood for some madcap capers? Mr Mckool’s your man! His show will be in the Pennywell Theatre at 1pm and 3pm today.

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13
Aug
DEVON RAILWAY CENTRE'S STEAM GALA

DEVON RAILWAY CENTRE'S STEAM GALA

STEAM WEEKEND AT THE DEVON RAILWAY CENTRE WITH VISITING LOCOMOTIVES ON OUR NARROW GAUGE RAILWAY. ...

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14
Aug
Robin Hood Week

Robin Hood Week

Get ready for some swashbuckling Pocketwatch action with our merry men…and women! What silly taxes will the dreadful Sheriff of Powderham levy this week? Will you help Robin Hood and Maid Marian as they try to spoil his...

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14
Aug
Dinosaur Train

Dinosaur Train

From the creator of The Muppets, families and children will love this adventure-filled tram ride with music, stories and the dinosaur activity area at Colyton Station plus and opportunity to meet their favourite T.Rex, Buddy! ...

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15
Aug
Mr Phil

Mr Phil

New for 2016, Pennywell is pleased to welcome the multi-talented Mr Phil. Phil Blackmore shot to fame in 2008, when his chainsaw juggling took him to the semi-finals of Britain’s Got Talent. Phil has since relocated from...

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16
Aug
Dan the Hat

Dan the Hat

Fantastic Shows and workshops from a Pennywell favourite, enjoy the show and have a go! Dan will be here on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays throughout the summer holidays with juggling, comedy and circus skills with plenty...

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19
Aug
Elfic the Jester at Pennywell

Elfic the Jester at Pennywell

Elfic the Jester returns to Pennywell with circus skills, madcap comedy, mayhem and maybe even a little danger! Elfic will be performing in the Pennywell Theatre at 1pm and 3pm.

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20
Aug
STONE AGE SCHOOL: Tool maker

STONE AGE SCHOOL: Tool maker

Join us with an expert to find out how Stone Age people made their tools out of flint stone. Make a Stone tool to go into your tool box! Book online at www.kents-cavern.co.uk

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20
Aug
Circus Saturday

Circus Saturday

Circus skills, big top thrills and spills with Katie and Rob as they bring the circus to Noah's Barn. Roll up from 1pm to join in with all things cicus as well as face painting. 

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21
Aug
Hawk and Owl Sanctuary at Pennywell Farm

Hawk and Owl Sanctuary at Pennywell Farm

We are delighted to welcome back Vic and the team from the Hawk and Owl Sanctuary to Pennywell Farm this season. Plenty of opportunities to get close up and handle this beautiful collection of birds. Perfect for photos as there is...

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21
Aug
Pirates & Mermaids Week

Pirates & Mermaids Week

The Pocketwatch crew and Captain Jack bring the summer themes to a close with another visit. They may be joined by a mystical sea nymph from the ocean but she can’t stay on land for long. This is your opportunity to ask a...

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21
Aug
Dinosaur Train

Dinosaur Train

From the creator of The Muppets, families and children will love this adventure-filled tram ride with music, stories and the dinosaur activity area at Colyton Station plus and opportunity to meet their favourite T.Rex, Buddy! ...

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22
Aug
Elfic the Jester at Pennywell

Elfic the Jester at Pennywell

Elfic the Jester returns to Pennywell with circus skills, madcap comedy, mayhem and maybe even a little danger! Elfic will be performing in the Pennywell Theatre at 1pm and 3pm.

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23
Aug
Dan the Hat

Dan the Hat

Fantastic Shows and workshops from a Pennywell favourite, enjoy the show and have a go! Dan will be here on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays throughout the summer holidays with juggling, comedy and circus skills with plenty...

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26
Aug
Poco Drom

Poco Drom

Wild and wonderful music for children and adults from Pennywell's new singer/songwriter. If you like animals and you like music, Poco Drom is your man. Oh, and he has ears and a tail of course! His shows will be in the Pennywell...

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26
Aug

"Hello Campers"

Maplins Holiday camp has arrived at Seaton Tramway! In association with Moonstone Theatre Company, Seaton Tramway, the unique heritage tramway and tourist attraction, presents a unique opportunity to join the Yellowcoats and...

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27
Aug
Driver's Eye Experience

Driver's Eye Experience

A taste of what it is like to drive one of our trams. Please contact us on 01297 20375 or visit www.tram.co.uk  

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28
Aug
See Peppa Pig at The BIG Sheep

See Peppa Pig at The BIG Sheep

Oink Oink! Peppa Pig is returning to the BIG Sheep in 2016 Sunday 28th August Everyone’s favourite cheeky little piggy is back by popular demand and will be visiting The BIG Sheep, Devon’s official top attraction...

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28
Aug
Hawkeye Falconry

Hawkeye Falconry

After delighting the visitors on previous visits, Pennywell is delighted to welcome back Alistair and the team from Hawkeye Falconry. Hawkeye Falconry is one of the most sought after display teams in the UK and having...

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28
Aug
Bird Hide on Wheels

Bird Hide on Wheels

Bird Watching with Ian Waite. The tram departs from Seaton Terminus at 9am and will return at 11am. Price: £14.25 per person. Pre-booking essential - Tel: 01297 20375 or visit our website.  

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28
Aug
Dinosaur Train

Dinosaur Train

From the creator of The Muppets, families and children will love this adventure-filled tram ride with music, stories and the dinosaur activity area at Colyton Station plus and opportunity to meet their favourite T.Rex, Buddy! ...

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29
Aug
Mr Phil

Mr Phil

New for 2016, Pennywell is pleased to welcome the multi-talented Mr Phil. Phil Blackmore shot to fame in 2008, when his chainsaw juggling took him to the semi-finals of Britain’s Got Talent. Phil has since relocated from...

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29
Aug
Dinosaur Train

Dinosaur Train

From the creator of The Muppets, families and children will love this adventure-filled tram ride with music, stories and the dinosaur activity area at Colyton Station plus and opportunity to meet their favourite T.Rex, Buddy! ...

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30
Aug
Dan the Hat

Dan the Hat

Fantastic Shows and workshops from a Pennywell favourite, enjoy the show and have a go! Dan will be here on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays throughout the summer holidays with juggling, comedy and circus skills with plenty...

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02
Sep
Hat McKool at Pennywell Farm

Hat McKool at Pennywell Farm

In the mood for some madcap capers? Mr Mckool’s your man! His show will be in the Pennywell Theatre at 1pm and 3pm today.

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02
Sep
Pirate Day at Seaton Tramway!

Pirate Day at Seaton Tramway!

The "Seaton Pearl" sets sail once more on her voyage following the Axe Estuary to Colyton Station. Shiver me Timbers and all aboard for a swashbuckling time! In association with Seaton Lions. Departures from...

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03
Sep
Circus Saturday

Circus Saturday

Circus skills, big top thrills and spills with Katie and Rob as they bring the circus to Noah's Barn. Roll up from 1pm to join in with all things cicus as well as face painting. 

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03
Sep
Explore Seaton Branch Line Tour

Explore Seaton Branch Line Tour

Step back in time and discover the history of the Seaton branch line with our tailor-made 1½  hour morning tour which offers fascinating stories behind the Southern Railway line. Price: £14.25 per person. ...

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03
Sep
Bray and Stay

Bray and Stay

DO YOU FANCY JOINING US FOR A TRULY UNIQUE CAMPING EXPERIENCE? Bring your tent or camper van and get ready for the ultimate overnight VIP experience. Get your hands dirty and make friends with some of our donkeys, go wild on...

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04
Sep
Lobster & Crab Feast in aid of The National Lobster Hatchery

Lobster & Crab Feast in aid of The National Lobster Hatchery

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...

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04
Sep
Hawk and Owl Sanctuary at Pennywell Farm

Hawk and Owl Sanctuary at Pennywell Farm

We are delighted to welcome back Vic and the team from the Hawk and Owl Sanctuary to Pennywell Farm this season. Plenty of opportunities to get close up and handle this beautiful collection of birds. Perfect for photos as there is...

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04
Sep
Driver's Eye Experience

Driver's Eye Experience

A taste of what it is like to drive one of our trams. Please contact us on 01297 20375 or visit www.tram.co.uk  

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07
Sep
Experience Day

Experience Day

CHOOSE YOUR VIP DONKEY EXPERIENCE All Things Donkey - £100 per person Spend the ultimate half day at the Sanctuary and enjoy all things donkey. The experience includes a unique behind-the-scenes tour as well as the...

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10
Sep
Bray and Stay

Bray and Stay

DO YOU FANCY JOINING US FOR A TRULY UNIQUE CAMPING EXPERIENCE? Bring your tent or camper van and get ready for the ultimate overnight VIP experience. Get your hands dirty and make friends with some of our donkeys, go wild on...

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11
Sep
Scream for Ice Cream at The BIG Sheep, Bideford

Scream for Ice Cream at The BIG Sheep, Bideford

The BIG Sheep will be hosting an ice cream “Taster” day on Sunday 11th July and will be inviting visitors to indulge in lots of luscious ice cream and vote for their favourite flavour! Tasting will take place...

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11
Sep
The Amazing Vintage Classic Car Rally at World of Country Life Exmouth!

The Amazing Vintage Classic Car Rally at World of Country Life Exmouth!

Now the 12th year that World of Country Life has hosted the West Country Classic Vehicle Club's amazing event! We will have over 100 classic & vintage vehicles visiting the park for the day as well as Southern...

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11
Sep
Bird Hide on Wheels

Bird Hide on Wheels

Bird Watching with Donald Campbell. The tram departs from Seaton Terminus at 9am and will return at 11am. Price: £14.25 per person. Pre-booking essential - Tel: 01297 20375 or visit our website.  

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11
Sep
Exeter Canal Cruise

Exeter Canal Cruise

Sail the oldest shipping canal in Europe and you'll see views over beautiful wetlands, towns and villages Starting at Exmouth you sail up the Exe Estuary, which is famous for its wildlife and scenery, passing Dawlish Warren...

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17
Sep
STONE AGE SCHOOL: Rock Band

STONE AGE SCHOOL: Rock Band

Caves throughout Europe have revealed evidence that Stone Age people had muscial instruments. What were they made of and how might they have sounded? Let's make some to find out. Book online at www.kents-cavern.co.uk.

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21
Sep
Experience Day

Experience Day

CHOOSE YOUR VIP DONKEY EXPERIENCE All Things Donkey - £100 per person Spend the ultimate half day at the Sanctuary and enjoy all things donkey. The experience includes a unique behind-the-scenes tour as well as the...

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23
Sep
BIG Coffee Morning for McMillan at The BIG Sheep, Bideford

BIG Coffee Morning for McMillan at The BIG Sheep, Bideford

The ‘World’s BIGGEST Coffee Morning’ organized by McMillan Cancer Care has become a popular annual event in North Devon and this year The BIG Sheep Family Attraction in Bideford will be hosting a coffee morning...

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24
Sep
Explore Seaton Branch Line Tour

Explore Seaton Branch Line Tour

Step back in time and discover the history of the Seaton branch line with our tailor-made 1½  hour morning tour which offers fascinating stories behind the Southern Railway line. Price: £14.25 per person. ...

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24
Sep
Carry On Screaming Murder Mystery Evening

Carry On Screaming Murder Mystery Evening

In association with Moonstone Theatre Company, Seaton Tramway, the unique heritage tramway and tourist attraction, presents a unique opportunity to join us for a ride on the Seaton Riviera Tram Express for a spooky experience...

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24
Sep
EVERYTHING GOES at the DEVON RAILWAY CENTRE

EVERYTHING GOES at the DEVON RAILWAY CENTRE

Experience the sights and sounds of yesteryear as the Devon Railway Centre brings steam and diesel engines to life! See a variety of locos in action during the day. Ride behind Double Header specials and enjoy exploring the...

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25
Sep
The BIG North Devon Wedding Show

The BIG North Devon Wedding Show

Sunday 25th September 11am until 3pm Meet the finest wedding exhibitors Devon & Cornwall has to offer at this new inspiring show set in this unique location. 60+ Devon & Cornwall wedding suppliers. FREE ENTRY...

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25
Sep
Bird Hide on Wheels

Bird Hide on Wheels

Bird Watching with Ian Waite. The tram departs from Seaton Terminus at 9am and will return at 11am. Price: £14.25 per person. Pre-booking essential - Tel: 01297 20375 or visit our website.  

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01
Oct
North Devon Kick Boxing Championships

North Devon Kick Boxing Championships

Saturday 1st October - From 10am North Devon Kickboxing Club will be joining us on Saturday 1st October for their annual Championships! See them compete with clubs from around North Devon. Come along to show your support or...

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08
Oct
Wine Man's Bluff at The BIG Sheep

Wine Man's Bluff at The BIG Sheep

Enjoy a fun night with friends and sample six delicious wines from different counties and see if you can guess which of our panellists is telling the truth who is trying to baffle you with bull!   The panellist will be...

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15
Oct
STONE AGE SCHOOL: Chef

STONE AGE SCHOOL: Chef

With the previous sessions about gathering and making fire we can cook up something tasty. Let's find out what the Stone Age people cooked. Book online at www.kents-cavern.co.uk

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22
Oct
Halloween Fun by Day Festival at The BIG Sheep, Bideford

Halloween Fun by Day Festival at The BIG Sheep, Bideford

"FUN BY DAY & SCARY BY NIGHT" HALLOWEEN FESTIVAL The South West's BIGGEST and BEST Halloween Festival. Halloween at The BIG Sheep promises to be the best yet! Enjoy the happy, fun side of Halloween at the...

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22
Oct
Halloween Trail

Halloween Trail

Our Halloween Trail will be running from Saturday 22nd October - Monday 31st October (prizes available) at just £1

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22
Oct
Halloween - NEW spooky Scare Zone at Crealy Adventure Park & Resort

Halloween - NEW spooky Scare Zone at Crealy Adventure Park & Resort

Join us this halloween and experience our NEW Spooky Scare Zone!   See our website for more information on these and other events throughout the year.  

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22
Oct
Halloween Fun

Halloween Fun

There's lots to do over October Half Term at Kents Cavern with cave tours, spooky dig and the underground pumpkin hunt. Activities included in the cave admission price. No booking required.

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22
Oct
Jollyween October Half Term

Jollyween October Half Term

Jollyween October Half Term Fun at Pennywell Farm It;s all treats and no tricks this October Half Term! Deliberately choosing to ignore Octobers darkest day, the team here are preparing for the Pennywell Pumpkin Olympics. If...

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22
Oct
Devon Railway Centre's Halloween Special

Devon Railway Centre's Halloween Special

Devon Railway Centre Explore the pumpkin trail and discover the Halloween treasure! FREE Halloween gift for all children age 3 and over.

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23
Oct
Small Clanger

Small Clanger

Come and whistle hello to Small Clanger, the curious and inventive son of Mother and Major Clanger who will be visiting the Milky Way this October half term on Sunday 23rd October, when he will be making appearances at intervals...

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23
Oct
Halloween Week

Halloween Week

Why not come to The Miniature Pony Centre for our hair-raising, Halloween Half Term!! Running every day from 24th October through to 1st November come and take part in our ghoulish games. All of our supernatural staff will be...

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24
Oct
Halloween Tram of Terror

Halloween Tram of Terror

Travel on the Tram of Terror with our gruesome tram drivers to Colyton Station where there will be spooky entertainment! Prices Include: For All Children a "Baddie Bag" - Fancy Dress Optional Tram Ride Kids'...

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25
Oct
HALLOWEEN EVENINGS OF MINI HORRORS - BABBACOMBE MODEL VILLAGE

HALLOWEEN EVENINGS OF MINI HORRORS - BABBACOMBE MODEL VILLAGE

Babbacombe Model Village takes on a spooky twist! Open all day with miniature Halloween scenes but the main Halloween theme and activities start from dusk with eerie illuminations, fire and sound effects. Live actors roam the...

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25
Oct
Halloween Tram of Terror

Halloween Tram of Terror

Travel on the Tram of Terror with our gruesome tram drivers to Colyton Station where there will be spooky entertainment! Prices Include: For All Children a "Baddie Bag" - Fancy Dress Optional Tram Ride Kids'...

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26
Oct
Halloween Tram of Terror

Halloween Tram of Terror

Travel on the Tram of Terror with our gruesome tram drivers to Colyton Station where there will be spooky entertainment! Prices Include: For All Children a "Baddie Bag" - Fancy Dress Optional Tram Ride Kids'...

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27
Oct
Halloween Tram of Terror

Halloween Tram of Terror

Travel on the Tram of Terror with our gruesome tram drivers to Colyton Station where there will be spooky entertainment! Prices Include: For All Children a "Baddie Bag" - Fancy Dress Optional Tram Ride Kids'...

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28
Oct
Clovelly Apple Day

Clovelly Apple Day

Bring a bag of apples, watch them being pressed and taste the juice. 

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28
Oct
Halloween Tram of Terror

Halloween Tram of Terror

Travel on the Tram of Terror with our gruesome tram drivers to Colyton Station where there will be spooky entertainment! Prices Include: For All Children a "Baddie Bag" - Fancy Dress Optional Tram Ride Kids'...

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29
Oct
Fireworks Display at Crealy Adventure Park & Resort

Fireworks Display at Crealy Adventure Park & Resort

Come and marvel at the explosions in the sky for our annual end of season firework display!  See our website for more information on these and other events throughout the year.

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29
Oct
Halloween Ghost Tour!!

Halloween Ghost Tour!!

We aim to scare you this Halloween with the Ghost Tour!! This show is not for the fainthearted and not recommended for children under the age of 8. Book online at www.kents-cavern.co.uk  

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29
Oct
Star Wars

Star Wars

Star Wars fans will be excited to hear that Storm Troopers and other characters from the legendary films are returning once again to The Milky Way over the October half term. On Saturday the 29th October you will be able to meet...

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29
Oct
Halloween Tram of Terror

Halloween Tram of Terror

Travel on the Tram of Terror with our gruesome tram drivers to Colyton Station where there will be spooky entertainment! Prices Include: For All Children a "Baddie Bag" - Fancy Dress Optional Tram Ride Kids'...

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30
Oct
Halloween Tram of Terror

Halloween Tram of Terror

Travel on the Tram of Terror with our gruesome tram drivers to Colyton Station where there will be spooky entertainment! Prices Include: For All Children a "Baddie Bag" - Fancy Dress Optional Tram Ride Kids'...

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31
Oct
Halloween Ghost Tour!!

Halloween Ghost Tour!!

We aim to scare you this Halloween with the Ghost Tour!! This show is not for the fainthearted and not recommended for children under the age of 8. Book online at www.kents-cavern.co.uk  

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05
Nov
Guy Fawke's Fireworks Party at The BIG Sheep, Bideford

Guy Fawke's Fireworks Party at The BIG Sheep, Bideford

Wrap up warm and come and join us for a cracking Guy Fawkes Party. Make your own guy and bring him along for our judges to decide which is North Devon’s best Guy. If you have the best guy you can light our enormous bonfire...

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07
Nov
Romeo & Juliet Underground

Romeo & Juliet Underground

Butterfly Production presents a classic Shakespeare play set underground - no seats - this is an interactive walking show. Book online at www.kents-cavern.co.uk

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20
Nov
Clovelly Herring Festival

Clovelly Herring Festival

Clovelly was once a major centre for herring fishing and our annual Herring Festival is held to promote these tasty, nutritious 'Silver Darlings' and support carefully managed fishing as carried out by our local...

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02
Dec
The Polar Express Tram Ride 2016

The Polar Express Tram Ride 2016

Based on the best-selling book by Chris Van Allsburg and everyone's favourite Christmas movie, this trip to the North Pole invites you to take part in the Polar Express experience by tram. Listen to and sing along with all the...

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03
Dec
Woolly's Winter Wonderland at The BIG Sheep, Bideford

Woolly's Winter Wonderland at The BIG Sheep, Bideford

Weekends in December and Daily from 17th - 24th December Santa’s elves have being beavering away day and night at The BIG Sheep adding their very own Christmas creativity to bring the magic of Christmas to everyone...

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03
Dec
BIG Sheep Christmas Farmers Market, Bideford

BIG Sheep Christmas Farmers Market, Bideford

Psychologists say, “Shopping locally keeps you happy” With a selection of locally produced cheeses, free range turkeys, Christmas cakes, seasonal delicacies, smoked salmon, chutneys and a range of sumptuous foods there...

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03
Dec
Crealy Great Adventure Park's Santa's Story Time

Crealy Great Adventure Park's Santa's Story Time

  See our website for more information on these and other events throughout the yearJoin Santa in his warm, cosy grotto for Santa’s Interactive Story Time and hear magical tales of his festive adventures. Find out...

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03
Dec
The Polar Express Tram Ride 2016

The Polar Express Tram Ride 2016

Based on the best-selling book by Chris Van Allsburg and everyone's favourite Christmas movie, this trip to the North Pole invites you to take part in the Polar Express experience by tram. Listen to and sing along with all the...

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04
Dec
Christmas Lights in aid of the R.N.L.I.

Christmas Lights in aid of the R.N.L.I.

Starting about 3:30 p.m. Christmas is a magical time at Clovelly. A local brass band leads the procession down to the harbour and accompanies Christmas carols sung by the Torridge Male Voice Choir. A hog roast, punch...

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04
Dec
The Polar Express Tram Ride 2016

The Polar Express Tram Ride 2016

Based on the best-selling book by Chris Van Allsburg and everyone's favourite Christmas movie, this trip to the North Pole invites you to take part in the Polar Express experience by tram. Listen to and sing along with all the...

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09
Dec
The Polar Express Tram Ride 2016

The Polar Express Tram Ride 2016

Based on the best-selling book by Chris Van Allsburg and everyone's favourite Christmas movie, this trip to the North Pole invites you to take part in the Polar Express experience by tram. Listen to and sing along with all the...

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10
Dec
CHRISTMAS AT BABBACOMBE MODEL VILLAGE

CHRISTMAS AT BABBACOMBE MODEL VILLAGE

Magical Christmas illuminations light up the Model Village daily from 3.00pm. Alpine Skiing for kids, mini-golf fun for the whole family! A Christmas Trail - Get into the spirit of Christmas as you try to find some delightful...

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10
Dec
BIG Sheep Christmas Farmers Market, Bideford

BIG Sheep Christmas Farmers Market, Bideford

Psychologists say, “Shopping locally keeps you happy” With a selection of locally produced cheeses, free range turkeys, Christmas cakes, seasonal delicacies, smoked salmon, chutneys and a range of sumptuous foods there...

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10
Dec
SANTA IN THE CAVES

SANTA IN THE CAVES

Meet Santa in his underground grotto Santa returns to Kents Cavern again this year! And he's joined by some very unexpected and magical friends.... Who will answer and open the door this year?  Come along and find out- get...

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10
Dec
The Polar Express Tram Ride 2016

The Polar Express Tram Ride 2016

Based on the best-selling book by Chris Van Allsburg and everyone's favourite Christmas movie, this trip to the North Pole invites you to take part in the Polar Express experience by tram. Listen to and sing along with all the...

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11
Dec
The Polar Express Tram Ride 2016

The Polar Express Tram Ride 2016

Based on the best-selling book by Chris Van Allsburg and everyone's favourite Christmas movie, this trip to the North Pole invites you to take part in the Polar Express experience by tram. Listen to and sing along with all the...

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16
Dec
The Polar Express Tram Ride 2016

The Polar Express Tram Ride 2016

Based on the best-selling book by Chris Van Allsburg and everyone's favourite Christmas movie, this trip to the North Pole invites you to take part in the Polar Express experience by tram. Listen to and sing along with all the...

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17
Dec
BIG Sheep Christmas Farmers Market, Bideford

BIG Sheep Christmas Farmers Market, Bideford

Psychologists say, “Shopping locally keeps you happy” With a selection of locally produced cheeses, free range turkeys, Christmas cakes, seasonal delicacies, smoked salmon, chutneys and a range of sumptuous foods there...

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17
Dec
The Polar Express Tram Ride 2016

The Polar Express Tram Ride 2016

Based on the best-selling book by Chris Van Allsburg and everyone's favourite Christmas movie, this trip to the North Pole invites you to take part in the Polar Express experience by tram. Listen to and sing along with all the...

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18
Dec
Breakfast with Santa at The BIG Sheep, Bideford

Breakfast with Santa at The BIG Sheep, Bideford

Sunday 18th December Christmas is a magical time of year for all children so why not sprinkle that extra bit of magic and make this Christmas even more special by treating the children in your life to Breakfast with Santa at...

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18
Dec
The Polar Express Tram Ride 2016

The Polar Express Tram Ride 2016

Based on the best-selling book by Chris Van Allsburg and everyone's favourite Christmas movie, this trip to the North Pole invites you to take part in the Polar Express experience by tram. Listen to and sing along with all the...

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19
Dec
The Polar Express Tram Ride 2016

The Polar Express Tram Ride 2016

Based on the best-selling book by Chris Van Allsburg and everyone's favourite Christmas movie, this trip to the North Pole invites you to take part in the Polar Express experience by tram. Listen to and sing along with all the...

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20
Dec
The Polar Express Tram Ride 2016

The Polar Express Tram Ride 2016

Based on the best-selling book by Chris Van Allsburg and everyone's favourite Christmas movie, this trip to the North Pole invites you to take part in the Polar Express experience by tram. Listen to and sing along with all the...

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21
Dec
BIG Sheep Christmas Farmers Market, Bideford

BIG Sheep Christmas Farmers Market, Bideford

Psychologists say, “Shopping locally keeps you happy” With a selection of locally produced cheeses, free range turkeys, Christmas cakes, seasonal delicacies, smoked salmon, chutneys and a range of sumptuous foods there...

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21
Dec
The Polar Express Tram Ride 2016

The Polar Express Tram Ride 2016

Based on the best-selling book by Chris Van Allsburg and everyone's favourite Christmas movie, this trip to the North Pole invites you to take part in the Polar Express experience by tram. Listen to and sing along with all the...

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22
Dec
The Polar Express Tram Ride 2016

The Polar Express Tram Ride 2016

Based on the best-selling book by Chris Van Allsburg and everyone's favourite Christmas movie, this trip to the North Pole invites you to take part in the Polar Express experience by tram. Listen to and sing along with all the...

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23
Dec
The Polar Express Tram Ride 2016

The Polar Express Tram Ride 2016

Based on the best-selling book by Chris Van Allsburg and everyone's favourite Christmas movie, this trip to the North Pole invites you to take part in the Polar Express experience by tram. Listen to and sing along with all the...

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24
Dec
The Polar Express Tram Ride 2016

The Polar Express Tram Ride 2016

Based on the best-selling book by Chris Van Allsburg and everyone's favourite Christmas movie, this trip to the North Pole invites you to take part in the Polar Express experience by tram. Listen to and sing along with all the...

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26
Dec
Clovelly Boxing Day Barbecue

Clovelly Boxing Day Barbecue

Boxing Day Barbecue Friday 26 December, 12.30 to 3pm Join us for our Boxing Day Barbecue on the quay at Clovelly, with FREE entrance into the village. Why not enjoy a walk on the estate then come along to the barbecue where...

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31
Dec
Clovelly's BIG New Year's Eve Fancy Dress Party

Clovelly's BIG New Year's Eve Fancy Dress Party

Party away until the chime of the bells. There will be fires and gunpowder to illuminate the qauy and celebrate another year's passing, plus live music. Check www.clovelly.co.uk for details

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01
Jan
New's Year Day

New's Year Day

Join Seaton Tramway for a FREE glass of bubbly for adults and a soft drink for children. See our timetable for operating times.

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