Axminster's first Gate to Plate festival planned for October

Axminster Gate to Plate is being designed to celebrate all the fantastic food and craft on our doorstep here in East Devon will take place on Silver Street, Church Street and around the Minster. It is being funded by East Devon District Council.

Delivered by eat:Festivals who aim to highlight the best of the district's outstanding food and drink producers, as well as traditional...

Powderham Food Festival returns

Mark your calendars for a delectable weekend of culinary delights as the eagerly anticipated Powderham Food Festival makes its return on 7th and 8th October 2023 at the iconic Powderham Castle. This year's festival is bigger and better than ever, with a special treat for all attendees - FREE admission! The Powderham Food Festival promises an unforgettable experience, bringing together over...

Thrive Festival

Thrive Festival

Thrive is a joyful May Day weekend festival marking the turning from spring to summer – celebrated through Indian music, culture, and creative connections with nature. We invite you to join in!

Headline concerts

At the heart of this weekend sits a series of three special evening concerts programmed by internationally renowned Tabla player Sanju Sahai – featuring collaborations between classical Indian artists and musicians from backgrounds including folk, jazz, and western classical:

Musical Minds - A...

Salcombe ‘Live’ Music and Comedy Festival 2022 announces line-up

Details of the third annual Salcombe ‘Live’ music and comedy festival have been released. Starting on Friday 7th October and running until Sunday 9th October 2022, this free weekend of live entertainment will bring together famous faces from the world of folk, funk, swing, ska, jazz and blues music, alongside a smattering of stellar stand-up comedy artists, and entertainers.

Set to be...

It's finally here! Taste East Devon - A 16 day food festival

Taste East Devon is gearing up for a crowd-pulling 16-day festival to showcase the region’s food and drink scene with its sponsors steering success for another year. This year’s festival takes place between 3rd - 18th September 2022 when more than 40 food and drink events will be held over the course of two weeks.

Following on from a successful inaugural year, Taste East Devon has...

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall will appear in October

Back for 2021 - a new chapter for ExeLitFest

Momentum is building for a three-day literary event in Exeter later this year after a hiatus because of the pandemic. Last year’s Exeter Literary Festival sadly had to be shelved, but now ExeLitFest (as it’s known for short) is delighted to unveil this year’s programme and open the Box Office.

If you love reading or writing, it’s time to bookmark these dates in your diary - 5th to 7th...

ANRÁN FEST: Devon's first Asian street food and music festival

Leading South Devon venue, ANRÁN at Tidwell Farm, renowned for its superb setting and unique event space, is hosting the region’s first Asian Street Food and Music Festival in support of Cancer Research UK and Children’s Hospice South West.

The two-day event, featuring some of the UK’s most exciting chefs and musicians, will take place on 29th and 30th August at the South Hams farm....

Extra tickets released for top name evening concerts at 
A Celebration of Sidmouth Folk Festival

More tickets have just been released for top name concerts at A Celebration of Sidmouth Folk Festival – a whole week of music and merriment that will swing into action from July 30 to August 6 in the East Devon seaside town.

The first batch of tickets sold out within days for open air evening shows by Seth Lakeman plus Hannah Sanders and Ben Savage , Eliza Carthy Trio plus Jack Rutter...

Volunteer and rock out at retro festival for FREE

LOVE LIVE music? Love the 80s? Then why not volunteer at Let’s Rock Exeter retro festival this summer and enjoy the event for free?

By signing up to do a four-hour shift with festival charity partner Child Bereavement UK, ticket scanning and selling wristbands and raffle tickets on the day, you’ll not only be helping a great cause, you’ll also be able to enjoy the festival free of...

Cullompton Springfest: Festival of craft, food and fun

Alice in Wonderland is the theme for the Cullompton SpringFest on Saturday 8 May.

The festival of craft, food and fun is happening in Cullompton town centre between 9.30am and 2pm. It’s a celebration of locally produced food and crafts in the High Street and at the Walronds.

There will be at least 20 local craft stalls in the Walronds garden plus street food and refreshments...