May
27
Sat
Brixfest – Brixham Festival 2017 @ Brixham Harbour
May 27 – May 31 all-day

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Brixfest 2017 – Multi Award Winning Event

Welcome to BrixFest 2017 – the award-winning annual family festival in Brixham, Torbay (Devon), celebrating the beautiful town and it’s heritage.

BrixFest is a festival celebrating Brixham’s fascinating maritime heritage and vibrant present day culture. Historic fishing trawlers, seafood, live music and fireworks will be combined to celebrate the best of Brixham past and present.

The Heritage Trawler Regatta is a festival highlight. Local chefs will give seafood cooking demonstrations and locally produced beers and ciders will be available. There will also be demonstrations of traditional fishing-related skills including crab and lobster pot weaving, knot tying and rope making.

 

Fireworks,  children’s day,  live music,  cooking demonstrations,  heritage craft exhibitions,  crabbing competitions,  vintage car rally
Jun
3
Sat
Ukulele Festival – On The Beach @ Festival Marquee
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – 6:30 pm

Babbacombe Ukulele Festival – 4th Year

Join us for a full day’s entertainment in and around the Music Marquee. 

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Live Music all day down on Oddicombe Beach from a host of Great Ukulele bands – Free to enjoy.

At the time of posting this event we have fifteen visiting Ukulele clubs performing during the course of the day. each performing in 30 minute sessions. Solo artists will also fill in between bands. Join us and enjoy a singalong,

We have local service providers like Babbacombe Cliff Railway and 3 Degrees Cafe supporting us in making your day an enjoyable experience.

Organising Club:-    www.babbacombeukulele.co.uk

  • * The Festival is sponsored by Babbacombe Cliff Railway.

 

Jun
9
Fri
Lemonfest
Jun 9 – Jun 10 all-day
Lemonfest

Lemonfest

South Devons favourite festival returns – and this time across two days!

Lemonfest is a two-day festival which takes place on 9th-10th June, at Newton Abbot Racecourse in the beautiful area of South Devon.

Camping Tickets are available for the Friday & Saturday nights; where we have a small but perfectly formed Silent Disco to keep everyone entertained. Oh, and a late night bar – of course.

Doors open for everyone at 6pm on Friday 9th June, and close for General Admission ticket holders at 11.55pm on Saturday night – with no re-entry past 7pm – however those with Camping Tickets can stay until midday on Sunday.

This Newton Abbot festival – taking place for the 7th year running – hosts an array of top local, national, and international DJs and bands across its six diverse stages of music.

Tickets from £22. Please visit website for full ticketing details.

Jun
16
Fri
Occombe Beer Festival @ Occombe Farm
Jun 16 – Jun 17 all-day

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Occombe Beer Festival is back from the 16-17 June 2017 with beer and cider tasting, live music and a feast of food – Torbay’s only festival on a working farm.

The full foot-stomping line-up includes Duke Johnson and the Scorchers, Mammoth, O’Marleys and Alex Dobson, Chris Thomas, the Travelling Blueberries, 3BF, Harbour, NUMB, Joker and Foo Fighters Tribute band – Something from Nothing (with one more yet to be announced).

With 100% of festival profits going to Torbay Coast & Countryside Trust, to protect the places we love – Berry Head, Anstey’s Cove, Occombe Farm and Cockington – this festival offers good times that do good. Plenty of reasons to SAVE THE DATE, grab your pals, buy tickets (April 2017) and head down to the farm.

100% of the profits from the Occombe Beer Festival go to local conservation charity Torbay Coast and Countryside Trust. Conservation is at the heart of everything we do. Our mission is to protect and care for over 1700 acres of Torbay coast and countryside, so that it can be enjoyed by you now and future generations. We look after some of the most important natural places in the Bay, including Berry Head National Nature Reserve, Cockington Country Park, Occombe Farm and a whole host of magical woodland and stunning cliff and coastal walks. As a charity, we rely on the generosity and support of the local community to continue our work and by enjoying the Occombe Beer Festival, you are doing good. Thank you!

 

 

Jul
1
Sat
Lets Rock Exeter 2017 @ Powderham Castle
Jul 1 all-day

Lets Rock Exeter 2017 ~ POWDERHAM CASTLE

slide_1-950x316-1We are delighted to announce that Let’s Rock Exeter! will return to the magnificent Powderham Castle on Saturday 1st July 2017. With a fabulous line-up of artists to bring you the very best of the 80s, and an action packed day of general 80s madness, there is plenty to do for everyone at this Family Friendly Festival!

Let’s Rock! has been leading the way for quality, family-friendly 80s music festivals since 2009. Don’t miss out on this chance for a retro blast with the very best of the 80s!

 

Sep
1
Fri
Lockdown Festival @ Powderham Castle
Sep 1 – Sep 3 all-day

Lockdown Festival at POWDERHAM CASTLE

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We are delighted to confirm that LOCKDOWN, the South‐West’s biggest dance music
festival, will return to the magnificent Powderham Castle, Exeter on the weekend of
the 1st to the 3rd of September 2017.

Acts already confirmed:
DIZZEE RASCAL, WILEY, WILKINSON DJ, SIGMA DJ, GORGON CITY DJ, BASEMENT JAXX DJ
SET, AJ TRACEY, BECKY HILL, SASASAS, TQD, JAX JONES, SAM WHITMORE, J.MASSISION,
SAM DEVINE, METRIX, MY NU LENG, CONGO NATTY + MANY MORE

Many more LIVE acts and DJ’s to be announced. Huge headline act for Saturday night main stage TBA.
LOCKDOWN will be spread across four stages over the 3 days, and will feature well‐known
brands such UKF, Hospitality, Playaz, Hatcha & Friends and Garage Nation stages, with more TBA.

Camping will be available on site from Friday 1st ‐ Monday 4h September, with free hot
showers in the camping area.

For further details and to book tickets, visit www.lockdownfestival.com

Sep
9
Sat
Fishstock Brixham @ Brixham Quay
Sep 9 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 pm

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Fishstock Brixham ~ 9th September 2017

Fishstock Brixham, the English Riviera’s renowned urban music and seafood festival takes place at the new Fish Quay on Brixham’s picturesque fishing harbour. The one-day event was last held on Saturday 10th September 2016 with the seafood show running all day and the music show continuing throughout the evening.

A real hit for the whole family, thousands of visitors regularly enjoy tasting the delicious seafood and marvel at the live theatre cooking demonstrations with some of the English Riviera’s most famous chefs. There’s a big music stage with a vibrant programme of live entertainment, visits to working fishing trawlers and heritage vessels on the quayside plus lots of fun activities for the children. There will be local food and drink producers, a wide range of maritime display stands and lots of fascinating insights into the marine environment.

The event is held in aid of the Fishermen’s Mission which overlooks the Fish Market.
Expert demonstrations – watch fishmongers and chefs prepare and cook fresh Brixham fish.
Buy and try! Sample some the ocean’s bounty with the finest of South West food and drink.