Plan your break and take in some great local events!

There is always so much happening in Exeter and the surrounding area. To help you plan your luxury break at the Devon Hotel, here are just some of the highlights from our local events calendar.

Red Coat Guided Tours
17th April
Tours of Exeter throughout the year

Red Coat Guided Tours

Operating throughout the year except Christmas Day and Boxing Day, their free guided walking tours are the perfect way to explore Exeter. 

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Stuart Line Cruises
18th April
Sailing throughout the year

Stuart Line Cruises

Sailing the waters around Exeter, Torquay, Sidmouth and Exmouth. See the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, the River Exe or visit a South Devon town.

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Exeter Northcott Theatre
21st April
Shows throughout the year

Exeter Northcott Theatre

Exeter’s flagship professional theatre presents a varied programme of drama, opera, music, dance, comedy and family theatre.

Photo courtesy of Exeter Northcott Theatre

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Westpoint Exeter
22nd April
Events throughout the year

Westpoint Exeter

The largest exhibition & entertainment venue in the South West. Home to the Devon County Show, perfect for exhibitions, concerts & conferences.

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Garden Festival at Powderham Castle
27th April
27th and 28th April 2018

Garden Festival at Powderham Castle

This glorious garden festival, now in its fifth year, is held in the spectacular setting of Powderham Castle, and has built to a “blooming” lovely event.

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Exeter Chiefs, Devon's Aviva Premiership Rugby Team
28th April
Chiefs Home Fixtures

Exeter Chiefs, Devon's Aviva Premiership Rugby Team

See the pride of Exeter. The Exeter Chiefs have gone from strength to strength in the past few years and are the Aviva Premiership Champions 2017.

Photo by Exeter Rugby Club / Pinnacle Photo Agency

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Exeter Festival of South West Food and Drink
05th May
5th to 7th May 2018

Exeter Festival of South West Food and Drink

This award-winning festival showcases the very best produce from the region with more than 100 artisanal producers in the marquees in Northernhay Gardens and Exeter Castle Courtyard selling a range of mouth-watering products.

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Devon County Show
17th May
17th to 19th May 2018

Devon County Show

A giant celebration of country life and Devon, staged at Westpoint in Exeter. The show is full of country competitions, local food and drink, traditional entertainment and masses of crafts.

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Hijacked Festival
30th May
Wednesday 30th May 2018 | Double Locks, Exeter

Hijacked Festival

Hold It Down are honoured to present the next chapter of Hijacked Festival.

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David Baddiel @ Northcott Theatre, Exeter
14th June
Thursday 14th June 2018

David Baddiel @ Northcott Theatre, Exeter

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Photo courtesy of Exeter Northcott Theatre

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Let's Rock Exeter!
30th June
Saturday 30th June 2018

Let's Rock Exeter!

This massive and hugely entertaining Retro Rock Festival returns to Powderham Castle.

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Exeter Respect
30th June
30th June and 1st July 2018 | Belmont Park, Exeter

Exeter Respect

Exeter Respect is the city’s annual celebration of diversity where they use the performing and creative arts to engage the wider community in saying no to racism and all forms of prejudice.

Photo Credit: exeter-respect.org

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Exeter Craft Festival
05th July
5th to 7th July 2018

Exeter Craft Festival

The area’s biggest three day craft festival is held at Cathedral Green.

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Glas-denbury Music Festival
06th July
6th and 7th July 2018

Glas-denbury Music Festival

Glas-Denbury is a family friendly music festival in a beautiful Devon setting.

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Tom Jones @ Powderham Castle
15th July
Sunday 15th July 2018

Tom Jones @ Powderham Castle

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Jason Manford @ Riverside Leisure Centre, Exeter
02nd August
Sidmouth Folk Festival Week
03rd August
3rd to 10th August 2018

Sidmouth Folk Festival Week

A celebration of music, dance and song at various venues in this pretty seaside town.

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Abbfest Festival
21st September
21st to 23rd September 2018 | Newton Abbot

Abbfest Festival

A beer, food and drink festival that aims to raise money for local charities, organisations and good causes!

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The Creative Craft Show, 2018
27th September
27th to 30th September 2018

The Creative Craft Show, 2018

Coming to Westpoint, Exeter with more than 180 exhibitors offering the latest products, ideas and innovations.

Photo courtesy of ICHF Events

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Powderham Castle Food Festival
07th October
7th and 8th October 2018

Powderham Castle Food Festival

Over 130 stalls selling artisan food, drink and hot treats in the stunning castle grounds. 

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Jethro @ Exeter Corn Exchange, Exeter
10th October
Wednesday 10th October 2018

Jethro @ Exeter Corn Exchange, Exeter

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Royal Marines Commando Challenge
13th October
13th and 14th October 2018

Royal Marines Commando Challenge

A unique team fundraising challenge, held at the commando training centre near Exmouth.

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Dartmouth Food Festival
19th October
19th to 21st October 2018

Dartmouth Food Festival

The Dartmouth Food Festival is back for 2018 with a tempting mix of delicious regional food and drink.

Photo Credit: Dartmouth Food Festival Facebook

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