August Events 2021
Events in and around Woolacombe!
Community Arts Cow Trail - National Trust
start at Woolacombe TIC to see the first cow sculpture, then find the remaining 9 throughout Woolacombe Sand Dunes. The cow sculptures have been painted by local individual, schools & community groups.
Cruises aboard the Ilfracombe Princess, and rides on Adventure Ribs - Daily
weather permitting, departing from Ilfracombe Harbour - Book at Woolacombe TIC
Tractor & Trailer Safaris from Mortehoe Museum to Bull Point Lighthouse - Every Tuesday in August
10.30am and 12noon. Book at Woolacombe TIC or Mortehoe Museum. Adults £6, Children 3 and over £3.00, Under 3's, if sitting on an adult's lap, free.
Tractor & Trailer Safaris from Mortehoe Museum to Morte Point- Every Wednesday in August
throughout the day. Book at Woolacombe TIC or Mortehoe Museum. Adults £6, Children 3 and over £3.00, Under 3's, if sitting on an adult's lap, free.
SG Pilates - Every Tuesday
Mortehoe Village Hall, e-mail [email protected] to book - booking essential.
9.30am Pilates, Yoga and Garuda
7pm Pilates & Yoga
Croyde Open Air Market - Every Tuesday 9am - 5pm
Borough Farm Sheepdog & Falconry Displays - Every Wednesday 6pm
Adults £7, Children £3.50, under 5's free.
Shepherding Experience Walks at Morte Point - Every Thursday 6pm
with Borough Farm shepherd, David Kennard. call 01271 870056
Mortehoe Craft Fair - Every Friday 10am - 4pm
at Mortehoe Village Hall. Free Admission.
Mortehoe Museum - open every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Sunday 11am - 3pm
Live Events at The Big Sheep
Click here for their events guide
4th August - The Last Baguette: Arthur - The Story of a King at Clovelly Court, 5pm - 6pm.
A story of the old world, with knights, wizards, mist, magic and an amplified lute.This fun and farcical adventure is a deliberately anarchic and anachronistic re-telling of the Arthurian Legend with live music, physical comedy and lo-fi acrobatics.
Sail to Lundy Island - Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday each week. Limited spaces - call 01271 863636 for information and to book
6th August - Beaford Arts in Mortehoe - The Grimm Sisters, 1.30pm & 3.30pm - Mortehoe Pay Area, outside the Museum
You know the Brothers Grimm? The famous story tellers...or story stealers more like! The Grimm Sisters are here to set the record straight. Join them on their journey as they tell their twisted tales with a mix of live music, singing and comedy. Bucket collection for donations at each performance. Audience are welcome to bring their own blankets or chairs. Suitable for ages 6+
7th & 8th August - Mortehoe Museum Summer Fete 10.30am - 4pm each day
A Summer Fete with stalls, and sea shanties sung by local singers 'Anchors Aweigh', who will also have a 'bucket collection' for their chosen charities. Stallholders will include: Mortehoe WI with cakes, bakes and crafts, Woolacombe & Mortehoe Hospice Supporters Group with a tombola staff St. Mary's Church, Mortehoe, The Museum - some bargains from our shop at sale prices and Woolacombe & Mortehoe Voice.
8th August - Clovelly Martime Festival 10am - 5pm
This year the Maritime Festival, in aid of The Mission to Seafarers, will be full of fun for all ages and packed with a programme of all sorts of activities and entertainment. Watch the exciting Clvoelly Cup yacht rally, whilst enjoying live music, street entertainment, activities and games for the whole family. It is definitely a day to remember!
14th August Day Retreat - Breakfast, Gentle Yoga, Nature Walk, Lunch, SoundBaths and Cream Tea!
Sue Dawson & Broomhill Estate, Muddiford, Devon invite you to step away from the daily 'have to's' and pressures to come and indulge, nourish, nurture and replenish, finding sanctuary for your soul. Open your heart, to be seen and show up as you are already. To find ease and joy in just being present, to be with ease in your practice. Taste good foods, lie, be still and be bathed in sound. Be surrounded by nature, art & sculptures.
2nd September - Immersion Theatre: Romeo & Juliet, Clovelly Court, 5pm - 6pm
Moving funny and tragic in equal measure, this beautiful production sees Immersion continue to build on their reputation for producing Shakespeare for all, be it the seasoned theatre-goer or budding literary enthusiast. This is Shakespeare as it's meant to be: interactive, fun and highly accessible!
National Trust Rockpool Rables at Combesgate Beach:
Booking essential - e-mail [email protected] £3.00 per person
5th August 9am 19th August 8.30am
6th August 10am 20th August 9.30am
7th August 10.30am 21st August 10.30am
8th August 11am 22nd August 11am
9th August 12pm 23rd August 12pm
10th August 12.30pm 24th August 12.30pm
11th August 1pm 25th August 1pm
12th August 1.30pm 26th August 1.30pm
13th August 2.30pm 27th August 2pm
14th August 3pm 28th August 2.30pm
15th August 3.30pm 29th August 3pm
Plus - September 4th 9.30am, 5th 10am, 6th 11am