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Plan your stay in Bideford 

For many, a holiday to Bideford is their chance to escape the hustle and bustle of daily life. Stepping out of their routine, they'll love the relaxed, slower pace of life that North Devon offers and return from their break feeling rejuvenated. However, for some of our guests, North Devon's jam-packed calendar of events means that they can have a full itinerary of fun things to see and do.

Take a look at what's happening over the next couple of months and see what you could get up to on your next Bideford break.

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Spring Devon Country Music Party
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Introducing 'The Spring Devon Country Music Festival' brought to you by Allways Music! Join The Barnstaple Hotel for an unforgettable experience.
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Mother's Day
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Treat your beloved mum to a day of delicious food as we pamper her with a delectable selection of carvery favourites in the comforting and unique surroundings of our events venue, Palm Court.
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Easter Grotto at The Milky Way
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Ever wondered where the Easter Bunny’s magic is made? Get ready for a memorable and unique Easter experience at The Milky Way.
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Bideford EAT Festival
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Mark your Calendars for Saturday, April 6th and visit the brand-new Bideford EAT Festival! This free-to-attend celebration of food and drink features over 70 local producers!
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The Kahunas fundraiser for North Devon Hospice
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This is a night to celebrate everything that the North Devon Hospice means to the local community. The Kahunas have decided to do everything in their power to shine a light on the amazing work that the hospice does.
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Dinner Disco Party Nights
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Join us for an unforgettable evening of dining and dancing at our dinner disco party nights in the beautiful surroundings of our unique events venue, Palm Court!
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Salcombe Crabfest
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Now in its eighth year, this action-packed charity event celebrates Salcombe's exceptional fishing and tourism industries, with an atmospheric mix of demonstrations from locally and nationally acclaimed chefs, tempting street stalls, children's entertainment, and live music.
North Devon Hospice Walk
North Devon Hospice Walk
The Brend Collection proudly serves as the headline sponsor for the North Devon Hospice Nightwalk, a vital event supporting individuals affected by life-limiting illnesses, predominantly women. This inclusive event, open to women and girls aged 11+, invites everyone to make a difference
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The Devon County Show
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The Devon County Show showcases a wonderful Devon blend of attractions, exhibitions, trade stands, crafts and food - celebrating all things rural. It's the premier agricultural event that has something for everyone.
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Pigstock
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Pigstock is a fun festival in Devon with great music, tasty food, and a friendly atmosphere. With its blend of great music, delicious food, and a welcoming community vibe, Pigstock is destined to be an unforgettable experience for all who attend.
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Clovelly Seaweed Festival
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The Clovelly Seaweed Festival is a unique celebration of coastal culture and culinary delights nestled in the quaint village of Clovelly, North Devon.
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Bideford Bike Show
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The biggest show of its kind in North Devon, attracting hundreds of motorbikes from across the country, the show takes place along Bideford Quay and Victoria Park.
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Spring Classic 2024
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Experience the vibrant energy and excitement of the Spring Classic Festival, a celebration of music, culture, and community nestled along the stunning North Devon coastline.
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80th Anniversary of D-Day
In 1944, the stunning coastal landscapes between the Northam Burrows and Woolacombe in North Devon played a vital role in preparing troops for the Allied invasion of Normandy since the terrain closely resembled the French coastline they were destined for.
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Madagascar the musical
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Join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip hip Hippo and those hilarious, plotting penguins as they bound onto the stage in the musical adventure of a lifetime.
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GoldCoast Oceanfest
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If you could bottle a beachside festival and pour it out each year against the backdrop of a sun-drenched Atlantic, then the multi-award-winning GoldCoast Oceanfest might be just the brew to choose.

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