Events in North Devon

Plan your stay with our local events diary.

There are all kinds of wonderful events happening all year round in Barnstaple and the surrounding area.  Ranging from festivals, shows and everything in between. 

Here are some of the highlights of events happening in Barnstaple and North Devon to help you plan your trip. 

Drive-In Cinema
30th October
30th October

Drive-In Cinema

Enjoy a spooktacular Drive-in Cinema experience this Halloween shown at one of North Devon’s most haunted locations!

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Jimmy Carr At The Queens Theatre
10th November
10th November

Jimmy Carr At The Queens Theatre

Jimmy’s brand new show contains jokes about all kinds of terrible things.

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The Rocket Man Tribute Night
12th November
12th November 2021

The Rocket Man Tribute Night

Get ready to watch the number one tribute act to one of the greatest musicians of all time, Sir Elton John, in Exeter!

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Bideford Christmas Market
13th November
13th November - 14th November

Bideford Christmas Market

What better way to celebrate the festive period than to visit the local Christmas Market!

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RHS Garden Rosemoor winter sculpture exhibition
13th November
13th November - 31st January

RHS Garden Rosemoor winter sculpture exhibition

Explore an exciting and eclectic mix of exhibits from a diverse collection of sculptors, spread throughout the Garden. Follow a trail and see what you can find!

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Winter Wonderland
17th November
17th November 2021 - 2nd January 2022

Winter Wonderland

Enjoy a magical day out in the heart of Exeter to get you into the festive spirit this year! 

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Exeter Christmas Market
18th November
18th November - 18th December

Exeter Christmas Market

Get ready for crafts, festive treats and a delicious selection of local produce with the annual Exeter Christmas Market! 

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RHS Rosemoor 'Glow' Garden Illuminations
18th November
18th November - 30th December

RHS Rosemoor 'Glow' Garden Illuminations

The 'Glow' Garden Illuminations at RHS Gardens Rosemoor is back for another year with spectacular garden illuminations for all the family.

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Barnstaple Christmas Village
19th November
19th November 2021 - 3rd January 2022

Barnstaple Christmas Village

Enter the brand new magical Christmas village based at Tarka Tennis on Severn Brethren Bank.

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Christmas Trail At Killerton
26th November
26th November - 2nd January

Christmas Trail At Killerton

A brand new after-dark illuminated trail will be bringing festive sparkle to the National Trust's Killerton Estate

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Christmas At Crealy
27th November
27th November - 24th December

Christmas At Crealy

Visit Crealy this festive season to see the theme park lit up and decorated to get you in the Christmas Spirit 

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Christmas At the Castle
29th November
29th November - 31st December

Christmas At the Castle

After a sell out event last year, The return of Christmas At the Castle is back through out December 2021!

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Taste Of Sculpture Day
01st December
1st December 2021

Taste Of Sculpture Day

Book a taste of sculpture day workshop and try your hand at sculpting in clay.

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Barnstaple Pantomime
10th December
10th - 31st December 2021

Barnstaple Pantomime

Enjoy everyone’s favourite rags to riches fairytale with a retelling of Cinderella at The Queens Theatre, with shows taking place throughout the whole of December.

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