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Whats on 2016




Sponsored Night walk for both North Devon and the Children’s Hospice                      

26th- 28th Lynton & Barnstaple Railway
Easter Steam Weekend
28th RNLI Easter Eggvent  
April 29th – 2nd May Landmark Beer & Music Festival

A wide variety of real ales and ciders, with both live music and entertainment

April 30th – 8th May

North Devon & Exmoor Walking Festival


Ilfracombe Art Trail is an open house event, of artists, displaying their own work in their own homes, studios and art galleries.

7th & 8th Ilfracombe Art Trail
8th The Scrumpy Run

Vintage Motor Cycle Club, leave seafront 11.00an and return 1.00pm approx, where the bikes are then on display for you to see

25th – 29th Forces March from Ilfracombe Bulford, Wiltshire 5 Marathons in 5 days covering 135 miles
5th The Big Lunch    
Fun, Games and a Street party, with Food & Drinks
4th – 10th Ilfracombe Golf Club Open Week
Annual event, to suit all ages and abilities
11th – 19th  Victorian & Steampunk Festival and Gala Weekend
Celebrate the Victorian era, with over a week of various events
17th – 19th Gold Coast Oceanfest
Three day surf and music weekend
18th Ilfracombe Gig Regatta
Bringing history alive (this is ticket only event)
Music in the Bandstands Free live music
On Sundays   Lunchtime & afternoons, to include Brass & Jazz bands
15th – 17th All things Morris
Two day event including Morris Dancing and Morris car show
16th North Devon Street Food Awards
Food Vendors from around the region will compete for cash prizes and individually hand crafted trophies
23rd – 31st Tennis Tournament
This event is at Bicclescombe Park, just a 5 minute walk from Strathmore
LTA Grade 4
For both Adults & Juniors alike
20th Ilfracombe Golf Club
Open Day
30th July South West Birdman
See crazy aviators and would-be pilots hurl themselves off Ilfracombe Pier into the icy waters below
3rd North Devon Show
Umberleigh, One day Agricultural Show
7th Ilfracombe Flower & Craft Show
An open show of Flowers, Produce & Crafts
TBC Rescue Day
The largest live emergency services    
20th     Lundy Yacht Race
In its 12th year a 50 mile race from Ilfracombe around Lundy & back display
26th – 29th Ilfracombe Beer Festival
Free Music with Entertainment, Real Ales and Ciders
28th Ilfracombe Carnival
Floats, Bands, Walker and Groups, make their way through thetown to the sea front
29th Mini Madness
100’s of mini cars all different, arrive in Ilfracombe, at the end of the grand tour
2nd – 4th   Sea Ilfracombe, Martime Festival
Food trails, entertainment and arts, celebrating Ilfracombe relationship withthe sea
4th Sea Ilfracombe Triathlon
Competitors take to the water rather than cycle & run
10th Ilfracombe Bike Show
100’s of roaring bikes from the motor-cycle association group

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