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Higher Gitcombe Local Events Calendar
Please be advised that the 2021 events below have yet to be finalised and confirmed due to Covid-19 Govt restrictions. The quoted dates can not be relied on. Check before any travel direct with event organisers. 6th March Dare to do It
Dick and Angel Strawbridge from 'Escape to the Chateaux'
April 4th Torbay Chocolate Festival
10th - 13th April National Trust Easter Egg Hunts
8th -10th May Exeter Festival of SW Food and Drink
9th -10th May Pirate Weekend
21st-23rd May Devon County Show Exeter
22nd - 24th May Sea Change Festival Dartington
29th - 31st May Flavour Festival Plymouth
28th May-31st May KINGSBRIDGE FOOD AND MUSIC FESTIVAL
A firm favourite in the South Hams calendar. The free party showcases the eclectic mix of
local produce and home grown music talent from the region.
1st - 2nd June TORBAY AIR SHOW
21st June - DARTMOOR CLASSIC SPORTIVE
Recognised as the most prestigious open-road cycling event in the UK.
10th - 20th July - WAYS WITH WORDS
A vibrant and joyful 10-day event in the spectacular surroundings of the Dartington Hall Estate. A chance for those who read books to meet those who write them.
25th July - 22nd August DARTINGTON SUMMER SCHOOL
31st July-2nd August - TORBAY STEAM FAIR
This is now one of the biggest events on the English Riviera. See wonderful working steam enginges, vintage and classic cars, lorries, military displays and market stalls with entertainment for children and food and drink tents.
12th - 13th August - BRITISH FIREWORKS CHAMPIONSHIPS
Six top pyrotechnic companies will light up the sky over Plymouth Hoe in two nights of competition. Live entertainment on the Hoe before the displays start.
27th - 29th August - DARTMOUTH ROYAL REGATTA
The second largest Regatta after Cowes week!
There are rowing and sailing events and a busy programme of activities including air displays, fireworks, a large fair, and many other smaller eents that happen in and around the town centre.
22nd - 30th August - DARTMOOR WALKING FESTIVAL
It covers the last Bank Holiday week of the year and includes a variety of walks for all abilities and taster sessions in other outdoor activities. Moorland Guides organise the event and the Dartmoor National Park are offering ranger-led walks as well as archaeological visits and events. Local speakers will be putting on a variety of illustrated talks of a Dartmoor theme at the Princetown Visitor Information centre.
15th - 19th September - THE INTERNATIONAL AGATHA CHRISTIE FESTIVAL
Celebrating 100 years of Agatha Christie creativity.
See more on www.agathachristiefestival.com
3rd -4th October POWDERHAM FOOD FESTIVAL
23rd - 25th October - DARTMOUTH FOOD FESTIVAL
A cracking day out centred on the quayside at Dartmouth with top-notch chef demos and great local produce. A wonderful festival to wander around, mostly on the flat with lovely views of the river.