What's happening in Kingsbridge, Salcombe, Dartmouth, Totnes, Ivybridge and surrounding areas of the South Hams in South Devon during July 2017?
A few of the BIG events include, the Yealmpton Show, the Ways With Words Festival at Dartington Hall, the Merlin Rocket Week in Salcombe, Kingsbridge Fair Week and the Totnes Agricultural Show.
South Brent Folk Day
Ugborough Fair Week
Dartmoor Classic Sportiv
The largest cycling challenge in the South West. www.dartmoorclassic.co.uk.
5th - 12th
Salcombe Town Regatta
2nd to 7th
Merlin Rocket Week - Salcombe
Crabshell Quay Regatta - Kingsbridge
Kingsbridge Estuary Boat Club, 3.30pm - 6pm, tel: 01548 857099.
7th - 17th
Ways With Words Festival - Dartington Hall
A vibrant and joyful 10-day event, a chance for those who read books to meet those who write them. The setting is glorious, the atmosphere is invigorating. People come together in spectacular surroundings to share the pleasure and power of language and ideas.
8th & 21st
Marlborough Mini Mash
Due to varying circumstances we have decided to take a break in 2017 from the Mash. We aim to bring it back next year with a line up of Titans.
In the mean time we will have some gigs coming up for our young musicians, The Mill Club Sat 8th July (will be billed as a mini mash and donations made to our nominated charities) and Kingsbridge Band Stand Fri 21st July (as part of fair week).
Dartmouth Classics Channel Regatta
The regatta is biennial and runs for a week in July. It starts with two days of racing at Dartmouth followed by the Classic Channel Race to Paimpol where there is rest day and a race around the Ile de Brehat. Then a passage race takes the fleet to Guernsey where the regatta finishes with the Round Sark Classic Race – all backed up with a programme of informal social events ashore.
14th - 16th
Kingsbeer Festival - Kingswear
Over 50 ales, ciders, wines and soft drinks, BBQ, live music and food. www.kingsbeerfestival.com.
Soldiers Charity Prom Night
Torbay Motor Show - Paignton
The is the first part of a trilogy of motoring events, running as part of the Paignton Festival and will be followed on consecutive weekends by Torbay Old Wheels and Dubs at the Beach car shows.
22nd - 23rd
Midsummer Dreams Festival
A new Theatre and Arts Festival for Families in the Heart of Devon, on Dartington Hall Estate www.midsummerdreamsfestival.co.uk.
21st to 28th
Kingsbridge Fair Week
25th - 29th
Dartmouth Shakespeare Week
Dartmouth Castle, www.theinntheatrecompany.co.uk
21st July - 6th August
River Yealm Regatta, Newton Ferrers & Noss Mayo
Finals, fireworks and dance 5th and 6th August. For more information, see www.riveryealmregatta.co.uk.
Kitley lawns. Over 300 stands, food and refreshments and major attractions in the main ring. Visit their website for more information.
21st - 29th
Stokenham Art & Craft Show
10am - 6pm daily except for the last day which is 10am - 4pm. Stokenham Arts Society, tel: 01548 531237.
29th - 26th August
Dartington International Summer School
Musicians, composers and music lovers of all disciplines from near and far flock to Dartington for the opportunity to immerse themselves in their art.
Totnes & District Agricultural Show
Berry Pomeroy, Totnes. A great day out for all the family. Visit their website for more information.
31st July - 5th August
Dartmouth Art Society Summer Exhibition
Free entry, from 10.15am daily. www.dartartsociety.wix.com
No Event This Year
River Avon Festival
Avon Mill Garden Centre, 10am - 4pm. A celebration of the River Avon, its water, environment and wildlife. Free family and estuary friendly activities.
* The information contained on this page is correct to the best of our knowledge, however, if you notice anything that you know to be incorrect or misleading, please contact us.