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. 

Coastal Garden Festival
21st May
21st - 22nd May 2022

Coastal Garden Festival

Ilfracombe Compass Rotary Club welcomes you to their very first Coastal Garden Festival.

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That'll Be The Day - 35th Anniversary
22nd May
22nd May 2022 | 7pm

That'll Be The Day - 35th Anniversary

That’ll be the Day reaches another milestone this year as it celebrates its 35th anniversary!

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Gangsta Granny at The Queen's Theatre
25th May
25th May 2022 - 28th May 2022

Gangsta Granny at The Queen's Theatre

It’s Friday night and Ben knows that means only one thing – staying with Granny!

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The Seaweed Festival 2022
29th May
Sunday 29th May | 10:00am

The Seaweed Festival 2022

Ilfracombe Compass Rotary Club welcomes you to their very first Coastal Garden Festival.

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Dinosaur Adventure Live at The Landmark Theatre
02nd June
Thursday 2nd June

Dinosaur Adventure Live at The Landmark Theatre

65 million years in the making… Are you ready for the adventure?

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North Devon Beer Festival
02nd June
Thursday 2nd June - Friday 3rd June 2022

North Devon Beer Festival

North Devon Beer Festival is back for another year. Taking place at The Pannier Market Barnstaple for 2 days. 

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The Queen's Platinum Jubilee
02nd June
Thursday 2nd - Sunday 5th June

The Queen's Platinum Jubilee

Celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee which will be one for the history books at Clovelly Village 

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Jubilee Party Weekend at RHS Rosemoor
02nd June
2nd June - 5th June 2022

Jubilee Party Weekend at RHS Rosemoor

Come and join RHS Rosemoor for a weekend of music and celebration as they celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee.

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Jub'EWE'lee Big Tea Party
05th June
Sunday 5th June 2022

Jub'EWE'lee Big Tea Party

Celebrate The Queen's Platinum Jubilee at The Big Sheep.

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Jasper Carrotts Stand Up and Rock
06th June
Monday 6th June 2022

Jasper Carrotts Stand Up and Rock

Time to get the legendary Jasper Carrott back where he belongs - up front and centre stage.

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Here For The Music Festival
10th June
Friday 10th June - Sunday 12th June

Here For The Music Festival

A 3 day music festival taking place at The Big Sheep as part of the Baa-Lladium Events series in Devon. 

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George Hinchcliffe's Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain
11th June
Saturday 11th June 2022

George Hinchcliffe's Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

Who is to blame for the worldwide phenomena of ukulele orchestras and ukulelemania? The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain!

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Looking For Wolverhampton's Latin Quarter
11th June
Saturday 11th June | The Landmark Pavilion

Looking For Wolverhampton's Latin Quarter

Ian Pearce gives and honest and funny account of his early teenage years in 1970s Wolverhampton.

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Stewart Lee: Snowflake/Tornado
12th June
Sunday 12th June 2022

Stewart Lee: Snowflake/Tornado

Double-bill of two 60-minute sets, back-to-back nightly from “the world’s greatest living stand-up” (Times). Including new material for 2022.

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The Welsh National Opera: Opera Classics
15th June
Wednesday 15th June 2022

The Welsh National Opera: Opera Classics

This summer, WNO Orchestra returns with a sparkling selection of unmissable opera arias, duets, and orchestral highlights by some of the best-loved opera composers of all time.

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T.Rextasy – The Greatest Hits Tour
17th June
Friday 17th June 2022

T.Rextasy – The Greatest Hits Tour

If you would like to know exactly what a Marc Bolan concert was like in the 1970's, this show is for you!

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Devon County Show
30th June
30th June - 2nd July 2022

Devon County Show

The Devon County Agricultural Association is delighted to announce that the 2022 Devon County Show is back for another year! 

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Clovelly Maritime Weekend
10th July
10th July 2022

Clovelly Maritime Weekend

See the village of Clovelly’s Cup Race as well as other waterborne competitions.

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Footloose at The Queen's Theatre
11th July
11th - 16th July 2022

Footloose at The Queen's Theatre

Following two critically acclaimed tours and West End run, Footloose is back better than ever and coming to The Barnstaple Queens Theatre!

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Mid Devon Show 2022
23rd July
23rd July 2022

Mid Devon Show 2022

Experience a true celebration of rural Mid Devon with an eclectic mix of breathtaking entertainment, food, shopping, music, horticulture and farm life.

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RHS Garden Rosemoor Flower Show
19th August
19th - 21st August

RHS Garden Rosemoor Flower Show

Expect a summer delight with specialist growers, horticultural experts and a dazzling array of displays all in the spectacular surroundings of RHS Garden Rosemoor.

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Gone Wild Festival
25th August
25th - 28th August 2022

Gone Wild Festival

Come along to a family-friendly adventure festival held at the stunning Powderham Castle, in Devon.

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The Powderham Food Festival
25th August

The Powderham Food Festival

Set on the grounds of Powderham Castle, this award-winning food festival will be celebrating its 11th anniversary.

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Clovelly Lobster and Crab Feast
04th September
Sunday 4th September 2022

Clovelly Lobster and Crab Feast

The one-day extravaganza based in the historic lobster and crab fishing village of Clovelly.

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Clovelly Apple Day
26th October
26th October 2022

Clovelly Apple Day

October 26th is Apple Season – so Clovelly is holding Apple Day with lots of lovely apple crafts and activities going on around the Village.

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