A Perfect Day Festival

Event Date: 
03/07/2022 - 10:30pm
Powderham Castle, Kenton

After almost 2 years of staying in, Summertime 2022 looks set to be the season we can return to our friends, to festivals and dancing in the beautiful British Countryside. Established promoters Killimanjaro launch their first of a series of scenic location events, for all ages, that will sit comfortably in the festival season for a blissful day out in the glorious grounds of Powderham Castle in Exeter on 3rd July.

Multi Platinum, Multi Brit & Grammy award winner David Gray, returns to the stage, celebrating 20 years since the release of his formative album ‘White Ladder’ one...

Big Fake Festival Tribute Band

Festival to bring 24 tribute bands together in the South West in June

Authored by Sue Cade
Posted: Mon, 01/31/2022 - 10:12am

The ‘Big Fake Festival South West’ will take place at Escot Estate near Ottery St Mary on three consecutive days from June 3 to 5.

The event has capacity for up to 3,700 revellers and includes onsite camping, catering and family entertainment.

It’s being organised by the Fake Festivals team, which runs festivals all around the country – most of these are 1-day events, but the ‘Big’ Fake Festival South West is a full on 3-day event.

Fake Festivals organiser Jez Lee said: “The idea for the Big Fake Festival began in 2014 as an end of season finale event for staff,...

IKEA is launching its first-ever festival

IKEA has announced the launch of its first-ever IKEA Festival, an exclusive and free event taking place in-stores across the UK, and online.

From Thursday 16th until Sunday 19th September, customers visiting IKEA Exeter can enjoy a whole host of activities and workshops run by IKEA co-workers. The Showroom, Market Hall, ASIS and Circular Hub will all be transformed for the festival period, bringing people together for the world’s biggest celebration of the home.

The festival hopes to inspire customers to enjoy life at home. From wellness rooms to workshops on creating...

First time eat: Festivals traders receive Thatchers Cider bursary for eat: Tiverton

Authored by Penny Adair
Posted: Mon, 09/13/2021 - 3:36pm

Thatchers Cider bursary recipients will be trading for the first time at eat:Tiverton on 26th September.

The bursary allows first-time traders to take their first step into the eat:Festivals family, the award-winning food and drink festivals that take place throughout the West Country.

PiQi, Vic's Little Kitchen, Bennetts Kombucha and I am Cultured will all be trading for the first time at eat:Tiverton.

Exeter based Victoria Brown formed Vic’s Little Kitchen during lockdown makes luxury baked goods and artisan deli, using environmentally friendly packaging.


Extra tickets released for top name evening concerts at 
A Celebration of Sidmouth Folk Festival

More tickets have just been released for top name concerts at A Celebration of Sidmouth Folk Festival – a whole week of music and merriment that will swing into action from July 30 to August 6 in the East Devon seaside town.

The first batch of tickets sold out within days for open air evening shows by Seth Lakeman plus Hannah Sanders and Ben Savage, Eliza Carthy Trio plus Jack Rutter, Talisk plus James Delarre, Jackie Oates and John Spiers plus Granny’s Attic, Jez Lowe plus Miranda Sykes and Hannah Martin, Banter plus Tim Edey , and festival patrons Show of Hands .


Sidmouth Folk Festival

Announcing A Celebration of Sidmouth Folk Festival this summer

Organisers of The Sidmouth Folk Festival have revealed the first details of a week-long event that will bring an exciting blend of music, dance and family entertainment back to the Devon seaside town this summer.

Billed as A Celebration of Sidmouth Folk Festival and taking place between July 30 and August 6, the aim is to offer everyone an authentic taste of the festival they know and love, while remaining vigilant around ongoing Covid-19 concerns and restrictions.

The line-up will include live headline performances by festival patrons Show of Hands, the brilliant Eliza...

Exeter Street Arts Festival 2020 to go ahead

Exciting announcement from local organisation MIDI with a call out to all!

Music in Devon Initiative (MIDI) is a non-profit community interest company, who exist to provide opportunities for musicians in Devon. They have successfully brought the city centre streets of Exeter to life each year for the last four years with the ever-popular Exeter Street Arts Festival! But then, COVID hit and all plans for their 5th birthday celebrations this year came to a halt…Until now!

An annual event held on the last bank holiday Saturday of August, this year the ESAF organisers are planning to...

Music lineup for the Exeter Festival of South West Food & Drink revealed

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Tue, 03/10/2020 - 12:04pm

The foodie heaven celebration that is the Exeter Festival of South West Food & Drink returns this May 8th - 10th and this year is bringing the best of the local music scene to Exeter along for this exciting annual event.

The festival kicks off for all VIP guests & press on Thursday 7th May, with the gates opening for general ticket holders on Friday 8th May - this year’s early May Bank Holiday, making it the perfect place to celebrate the historic VE Day. For their lowest ticket price yet festival-goers can enjoy the best food, drink and music from around the South West....

Tickets for the greenest Exeter Festival of South West Food & Drink yet go on sale

The foodie heaven celebration that is the Exeter Festival of South West Food & Drink returns this May 8th - 10th and after a newly forged partnership with the Exeter Chiefs, discounted early bird tickets are on sale now.

This year promises to be the greenest festival yet, with the banning of single-use plastic, an increase in plant-based exhibitors and a competition to find the greenest exhibitor on-site being run by Coastal Recycling.

The festival kicks off for all VIP guests & press on Thursday 7th May, with the gates opening for general ticket holders on Friday...

Exmouth Discovery Screens Film Fest

Event Date: 
24/02/2020 - 7:00pm to 26/02/2020 - 10:00pm
Exmouth Library

Organised by Libraries Unlimited, through its Evolve programme, the Discovery Screens Film Festival includes a selection of exceptional hand-picked movies, not usually shown at mainstream cinemas.

The Exmouth Library Discovery Screens Film Festival presents:

Monday 24th February – 7pm, £5 per ticket and £3 concession (students and 60+)

Oska Bright ‘Queer Freedom’ - When queerness and disability meet - films about gender, friendships and the importance of language.

Britain on Film ‘LGBT Britain’ (PG) - A colourful and challenging collection exploring screen...