Events

August 2018

– 1st August – 18th August: LEAR (Valley of the Rocks) // Shakespeare’s play
– 2nd August: Exmoor Pony Centre Activity Afternoon (12-3pm) // rides, grooming, crafts & trails
– 2nd August: Dulverton Historic Town Tour (3pm) // no need to book, £3 per person
– 4th August: Dunster Flower & Produce Show // village show with flowers, fruit & veg & more
– 4th & 5th August: Brendon Open Gardens // five NGS gardens open for charity (£5)
– 4th August: Cutcombe Fete & Dog Show // traditional fete – crafts, children’s races & more
– 5th August: Exmoor Pony Centre BBQ & Quiz Night (7pm) // join the fun & test your knowledge!
– 5th August: Porlock Country Fair // annual event with stalls, refreshement, kid’s races and more
– 5th August: Exmoor Explorer // non-competitive mountain biking event, 20 or 30/35 miles
– 5th August: Dunster Yarn Market // wool & knitting market with sheep shearing demonstrations
– 11th August: Lynmouth Raft Race // highlight of the Lynmouth calendar!
– 12th August: Brendon Show // dogs, horses, sheep and more on show + auction & family fun
– 12th August: Dulverton Historic Town Tour (3pm) // no need to book, £3 per person
– 15th August: Watersmeet Fun Day (11-3pm) // activity day for children with Exmoor rangers
– 16th August: Lynmouth Flood Disaster Guided Walk // follow the path of the 1952 flood
– 20th August: Simonsbath Sawmill Open Day // visit the historic water-powered sawmill
– 22nd August: Dulverton Historic Town Tour (3pm) // no need to book, £3 per person
– 26th August: Lynmouth Fete // live entertainment, refreshments, games & more
– 29th August: Watersmeet Fun Day (11-3pm) // activity day for children with Exmoor rangers

Past Events (2018)

May

6th May: Eat Dirt on Exmoor // 22 mile cycling event run by the Calvert Trust
7th May: May Day Simonsbath Festival // Maypole dancing, live music, tug-of-war & more!
11th May: Exmoor Boat Trip // hosted by an Exmoor National Park Authority ranger
12th May: Cliff Railway Day // Victorian games, music, food, stalls & more!
12th + 13th May: Spring Gala (Lynton & Barnstaple Railway) // Real ales, marquee attractions.
12th + 13th May: Porlock Open Gardens Weekend // visit a variety of gardens around the village
25th May: Exmoor Boat Trip // hosted by an Exmoor National Park Authority ranger
25th – 27th May: Dunster Festival // live classical music concerts & associated arts events
26th May: Dulverton Grand Book Fair // all-day traditional book sale

June

– 2nd June: Pastel Art Class, Lynmouth // learn to draw with pastels with John Crush (£15)
– 3rd June: Exmoor Point to Point, Bratton Fleming // Pony racing, Point to Point races (£10)
– 9th June: Wellbeing Retreat, Wimbleball Lake // Yoga, massage, meditation (£59)
– 9th June: The Who Sensation, Lynton Town Hall // Greatest hits of the Who – tickets £17.50
– 10th June: Lyn Valley Classic, Lynmouth // Classic & sports car show – proceeds to charity.
– 11th June: Lynmouth Boat Trip // View the Exmoor shoreline guided by a park ranger (£20)
– 14th June: Watercolour Class, Lynmouth // learn to watercolour with Chris Howe (£15)
– 16th June: Exmoor Perambulation // iconic annual 31 mile circular walking event
– 17th June: Father’s Day at Woody Bay Station // Dads ride for free & can drive a diesel too!
– 23rd + 24th June: Allerford Open Gardens // £5 entry for both days, stalls & refreshments
– 25th June: Lynmouth Boat Trip // View the Exmoor shoreline guided by a park ranger (£20)
– 30th June: Dulverton Farmers Market // sample some of Exmoor’s finests produce & crafts
– 30th June: Dulverton Grand Book Fair // all day traditional book sale at the Heritage Centre

June

– 1st July: Dunster Yarn Market // wool & knitting market with sheep shearing demonstrations
– 5th July: Lynmouth Flood Disaster Guided Walk // Booking required (2:30pm)
– 5th July: Dulverton Town Tour // Starts at Dulverton Heritage Centre at 3pm, £3.
– 7th July: Carhampton Village Fete // vintage engines, tractors, arts, crafts, cakes and more!
– 10th July: Lynmouth Boat Trip // view the spectacular shoreline of Exmoor (3:30pm, £20)
– 14th July: Man vs Moor // Exmoor’s toughest running challenge (8:30am)
– 14th July: Lynmouth Regatta & Maritime Festival // nautical day organised by Sailing Club
– 15th July: Dulverton Town Tour // Starts at Dulverton Heritage Centre at 3pm, £3.
– 16th July: Simonsbath Sawmill Open Day // visit the historic water-powered sawmill
– 17th July: Hidden Dunster Guided Walk // explore the hidden history of the village (11am)
– 28th July: Dulverton Farmers Market // sample some of Exmoor’s finests produce & crafts
– 28th July: Dulverton Grand Book Fair // all day traditional book sale at the Heritage Centre
– 29th July: Porlock Horse Show // Horse & pony showing and gymkhana. Dog agility.
– 29th July: Exmoor Pony Centre Summer Celebration // Fun & games – rides, grooming & more
– 31st July: LEAR (Valley of the Rocks) // Shakespeare’s play in this spectalur setting (£15)