May Events in the South Hams - 2017
What's happening in Kingsbridge, Salcombe, Dartmouth, Totnes, Ivybridge and surrounding areas of the South Hams in South Devon during May 2017?
A few of the BIG events include Salcombe Crabfest, Dart Music Fesival, Devon County Show and Dartington Food Fair.
29th April - 6th May
Modbury May Fair
For more information visit our Facebook Page here.
Modbury Harriers point-to-point, Flete Park - Ermington
See www.flete.co.uk for more information.
Starting at Ivybridge station car park and ending at Ivybridge rugby club, this race attracts 775 runners every year. The race has been a fixture since 2003 and the scenic route is popular with both runners and spectators alike. For more information, see www.ermevalleyharriers.co.uk
12th to 14th
Dart Music Festival - Dartmouth
18th to 20th
Devon County Show - Exeter
English Riviera Triathlon - Goodrington
Totnes Rotary Longbow Canoe Festival
Longmarsh, Steamer Quay Road. Cheer on canoes which race on the river Dart in aid of local charities. Side shows, entertainments and a variety of charity and refreshment stalls. www.totnescanoefest.co.uk.
27th May - June 12th
Dartmouth Galleries Festival
New exhibitions at a selection of galleries in the town. Visit www.dartmouthgalleriesfestival.co.uk.
26th - 29th
Totnes & Dartington Open Studios Art Trail
Local artists open their studios and homes for visitors to view and buy their works. For further information, visit www.totnesopenstudios.co.uk or contact 01803 847861.
27th - 28th
Brixham Heritage Sailing Regatta
2017 is the 21th anniversary of this renowned trawler racing event. For more information see www.brixhamheritagesailing.org.uk.
27th - 29th
English Riviera Leisure and Boat Show
Boat and leisure equipment, motor homes and sports equipment and all the accessories you can dream of. Paignton Green.
Starting at 2pm at East Prawle, traditional fun for all the family including swing boats, coconut shies, a knobbly knees competition, plus cream teas, BBQ and more. Held in aid of Devon Air Ambulance Trust and other local initiatives. Entry free, parking £2. for more information visit the Prawle Fair Facebook page here.
Welly Beer Festival - Kingsbridge
Held from the Creek's End, tel. 01548 853434
28th - 29th
Dartington Food Fair
A whole host of local star chefs and local producers will come together to showcase a true taste of Devon delights. The two-day family event will see visitors treated to the county’s finest food and drink, with the opportunity to watch mouth-wateringly good workshops and be inspired for the summer season ahead.
With plenty of activities to keep the children entertained, last year’s event attracted a record breaking crowd, where over 7,000 visitors flocked to the popular shopping destination near Totnes. Held in association with Food & Drink Devon, the event cements the region on the map as one of the leading food and drink producers in the UK.
Kingsbridge Classic Car Rally
Held on Kingsbridge Square, tel. 01548 853195
Next Event in 2018
Scarecrow Trail - Malborough
Take the trail and follow with refreshments in the village hall. More information at www.malboroughvillage.org.uk.
Slapton Ley Free Events
Pond dipping, shelter building, bat watching and much more. www.field-studies-council/slaptonley
Next Event 2020
Transat Yacht Race - Plymouth
Around 40 boats across four classes start off from Plymouth Sound on this legendary single-handed 3,500 mile crossing to New York. More information available on www.thetransat.com
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