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The Manor Pavilion Theatre 01395 514413 www.manorpavilion.com

This Week  2017

Friday June 23rd

Sidmouth Museum 10am-4pm Open every day except Sundays; Mondays 1-4pm

Kennaway House Produce & Craft Market Cellar Bar 9am-3pm every Friday.

Sidmouth's Free Summer Hopper Bus Service Resumes:a hoop-on hop-off service running daily with a route across town from Peak Hill (Mutters's Moor car park) to Salcombe Hill (Norman Lockyer Observatory) details 01395516441; full timetable TIC

Scrabble Afternoon Abbeyfield Court Station Rd 2.30- 4.30pm

Sidmouth Bowling Club match 10.30am

Sidmouth Literary Festival -Sun, Sea AND Books : Sidholme Hotel 10am also saturday & sunday www.sidmouthlitfest.co.uk

Saturday June 24th

Sidmouth Literry Festival events around the town

Sidmouth MuseumYoung Visitor ' Drop in' morning 10.30 - 12.30

Students end of year Art Exhibition : East Devon Art Academy Old Fore St.

Bristol Cathedral Choir School Choral Society at Sidmouth Parish Church 5pm


Sidmouth Literary Festival

East Devon Petanque Club Thorn Park Golf Centre 11am

Jaz in the afternoon Kennaway House Cellar Bar 3 to 5.30pm

Sidmouth Town Band Summer Concert Connaught Gardens 8pm First concert of the season.One of South west's premier brass bands in beautiful garden surroundings, every Sunday evening weather permitting. Admission free


Sidmouth Bowling Match Coburg Terrace 10.30am

Duplicate Bridge Sidmouth Rugby Club 1.15, visitors welcome , no partner  needed

Whist drive Sidford Social Hall 2pm


Free Guided Western Sidmouth Walk: Sidmouth Museum 10.30am Free guided stroll around the western sideof town, hearing about a Royal Death, King Chit and the Field by the Fort.

Rubber  Bridge Sidmouth Rugby Club 1.15pm

Sidmouth Bowling club match 10.30am

Sidmouth Tea Danc: All Saints Church Hall for Children's Hospice South West


Free Guided Geology Walk Sidmouth Museum 2pm. Along the esplanade to learn about the Jurassic Coast, geology and formation.

Sidmouth Bowling Club match 2.30pm


Sidmouth Secluded Gardens 14 Sidmouth Gardens open until July 3rd Tickets £7 for all gardens (children free) from Sidmouth Tourist Information Centre or Paragon Bookshop

Free Guided Eastern Sidmouth Walk 10.30am. Discover the history of Blackmore Gardens and tunnels, the Poorhouse and Jail, Elysian Fields and a Hospital in a Cottage.

Tour of St Giles' Church Sidbury 2.30pm Guided tour of this ancient church including the Saxon Crypt open till 3.30pm

Ottery St Mary Silver Band Concert Connaught Gardens 7.45pm


Sidmouth Secluded Gardens 

Kennaway House Produce & Craft Market Cellar Bar 9am-3pm every Friday

Sidmouth Bowling Club Match 10.30am

Saturday July 1st

Sidmouth Secluded Gardens

Sidmouth Cricket Club fixture 12.30pm 1st X1 v Plymouth

Sidmouth Bowling Club Match 2pm


March 2017

 4th- Sidmouth Lions Great Book Sale at St Teresa's Church Hall 9.30am

- Date   Isca Ensemble Classical Spring Concert, Sidmouth Parish Church

-Sidmouth Museum opens   tbc   for the season10am-4pm free admission

April 2017

Sidmouth Musuem open for 2017 season.

15th-22nd (not easter sunday)  Sidmouth Musical Theatre perform '42nd Street' at the Manor Pavilion

23rd  'A Walk on the Wild Side' St Georg's Day Family Fun Walk from the Ham, to Sidford Social Hall organised by Sid Valley Rotary 2.30pm

May 2017

8 - 13th 'Brassed Off' by Paul Allen, Sidmouth Amateur Dramatic Society & Sidmouth Town Band production at the Manor Pavilion Theatre

13th Sidmouth Sea Fest at the Ham 10am till late

Sidmouth Donkey Week at the Sanctuary Tuesday 2nd - 9th May www.thedonkeysanctuary.org.uk

18th - 20  Devon County Show. Westpoint. Clyst st Mary www.devoncountyshow.co.uk  for deals on tickets bought in advance

20th  Sidmouth Lions Charity Concert at the Manor Pavilion 

21st  Sid Vale Athletic Sports Day on Sidford Rugby Field

24th 'Walk in the Woods' Sidmouth Arboretum afternoon event for children (with guided walk for adults) at Sidholme Hotel Music Room

25th Sidmouth Summer Hopper Bus re commences

25th - Ottery St Mary Silver Band Concert in connaught Gardens 7.45pm

28th- Start of Sidmouth Town Band Concerts (Sundays in Connaught Gardens 8pm)

June 2017

Summer Hopper Bus Service

Sidmouth Town Band Concerts Sundays 8pm in Connaught Gardens

1st - Salcombe Regis Country Fair

1st,15th,29th - Ottery St Mary Silver Band Concert Connaught Gardens 7.45pm

3rd -Sidmouth Lions Great Book Sale at St John Hall Blackmore Drive

16th & 17th 'Heart & Soul' extracts from literature with music & song, Sidmouth Amateur Dramatic Society production Sidford Social Hall

17th & 18th Sidmouth Literary Festival 2017 at Kennaway House www.sidmouthlitfest.co.uk

29th- Start of Thursday Tours of St Giles 7th Century Church Sidbury at 2.30pm

29th to3rd July -  Secluded Gardens of Sidmouth (open gardens organised by Sidmouth in Bloom)

July 2017

Summer Hopper Bus Service

Sidmouth Town Band Concerts Sundays 8pm Connaught Gardens

6th-19 Sidmouth Society of Arts Annual Exhibition at Kennaway House

9th First Sid Vale Scout Group Fete at the Ham

9th Sidmouth LionsAnnual Great Duck Derby on the River Sid from 2.00pm

13th & 27th  Ottery Silver Band Concerts  Connaught Gardens 7.45

Tours of St Giles 7th C Church Sidbury 2.30pm Thursdays

August 2017

Summer Hopper Bus Service   not folk week

4th -11th Folk Week For details of 2016 Sidmouth International Folk Festival www.sidmouthfolkweek.co.uk

Sidmouth Town Band Concerts (Sundays in Connaught Gardens 8pm)

Tours of St Giles 7C Church Sidbury at 2.30pm Thursdays

 6th The Sid Valley Horticultural Society Flower & Craft Show at Sidford Playing Field

Community Market in St John Hall, Blackmore Drive

12th- South West Astronomy Fair, Norman Lockyer Observatory 9am-6pm

10th & 24th -Ottery Silver Band Concerts in Connaught Gardens 7.45pm

19th-Last Night of the Proms, Sidmouth Town Band in Connaught Gardens

19th The Sid Valley Horticultural Society Flower & Craft Show Sidford Playing Field

24thWoolbrook Flower & Craft Show at St Francis Church Hall Woolbrook

25thRed Arrows 

26th and 27th - Sidmouth Regatta ( Bank Holiday Weekend)

26th -Sidmouth Lions Club Great Book Sale St John Hall Blackmore Drive

September 2017

Summer Hopper Bus Service to end of month

3rd - Final Sidmouth Town Band Concert in Connaught Gardens 8pm

Tours of St Giles 7th C Church Sidbury at 2.30pm Thursdays until 28th September

Sidbury Fair Week  9 Horticultural Show; 10 Fun run & Walk;  Hot Pennies at Noon/12th; Sidbury Fair Day 13th; Harvest Festival 14th ;  Equestrian Pleasure Ride 17th;

TBC -Classic car Show at the Cricket Club organised by Sidmouth Chamber of Commerce www.sidmouthclassiccarshow.co.uk

24th to 29th -Sidmouth Walking Festival (further info : 01395 516441)

23rd - Sidmouth Illuminated Carnival

October 2017

7th to 15th - Sidmouth Science Festival (www.sidmouthsciencefestival.org)

21st Sidmouth Lions Club Great Book Sale at St John Hall Blackmore Drive

November 2017

4th- Sidbury Bonfire & Fireworks Display date tbc

18th -Switching on of Sidmouth Christmas Lights

24th Celebration of Trees, Sidmouth Arboretum Event in Cellar Bar Kennaway House

December 2017

1st- Late Night Shopping in Sidmouth

26th - Boxing Day Swim Esplanade 11am


All dates and times correct at time of Press. Please check with reception for any changes or amendments.