October 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 October 2017?

A few of the BIG events include the Autumn Festival at Loddiswell, the South Hams Arts Trail, and the Dartmouth Galleries and Food Festivals


totnes raft race


The Totnes Raft Race

Teams with hand-made rafts tackle the 13km course down river from Buckfastleigh to Totnes. 46 teams took part in 2016 with over £13,000 raised for local charities. Can you help them beat that this year? More information from www.totnesraftrace.co.uk

13th - 21st

Two Moors Festival

Classical music in stunning locations on Exmoor and Dartmoor. www.thetwomoorsfestival.co.uk

14th - 22nd

The South Hams Arts Trail

Arts trails across various venues across the district. Visit the South Hams Arts Forum website for more information.


14th - 27th

Dartmouth Galleries Festival

Up to 12 galleries launch their new exhibitions of art, craft and jewellery on the same evening in what is the second event of its kind during the year. Throughout the following week, the galleries open late into the evening to showcase the new work on offer. www.dartmouthgalleriesfestival.co.uk

dartmouth food festival 2015

20th to 22nd

Dartmouth Food Festival

Demonstrations, local produce and more. www.dartmouthfoodfestival.com


Autumn Family Day - Kingsbridge Cookworthy Museum

Children's activities, craft demonstrations, and refreshments. Free entry for children and £1 for adults. Tel: 01548 853235

coastal photo start point

26th - 27th

South West Coast Path Trail Running Challenge

A demanding 17.5 miles (28.2 km) from East Portlemouth, Salcombe to Dartmouth Castle. Timing chips provided and feeding stations along the route. To take part in this and other coast path challenges, see www.southwestcoastpath.org.uk.

overbecks halloween

27th - 28th

Hallowe'en at Overbecks

Spooky fun for everyone. £3 per child. Normal admission charges apply. The National Trust, Overbecks, Sharpitor, Salcombe, www.nationaltrust.org.uk/overbecks.


Autumn Festival - Loddiswell

Annual event showcasing local art, crafts and food. Avon Mill Garden Centre, www.avonmill.com






* 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.


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