Lentsherd

Lentsherd (pronounced ‘Lanshard’) is an old Clovelly Shrove Tuesday custom. Historically the aim is to chase bad spirits away and drive the devil into the sea before Lent. This has been going on for centuries. At dusk children set off Down-a-Long, dragging their clattering tin cans. When they reach the harbour, the children’s cans are […]

Find the Easter Chicks

Children receive a village map on entry to Clovelly. This is to mark the location of a number of Easter chicks perched up and down the cobbled High Street to the quay. If they spot at least 10 chicks they can return the map to the Visitor Centre reception to win an Easter egg.  If […]

Live Music at The Harbour: Rough Justice

Live music outside The Red Lion Hotel Clovelly. 7:30pm-9pm Local bands from May 6th to September 1st + Throughout Summer. Line-up: 6th May: Rough Justice 3rd June: Sam Dowden Followed By The Twerzels 14th July: The Bail Jumpers Are Innocent 4th August: Sam Dowden 18th August: Jolly Roger 25th August: Joy Machine 1st September: The […]

The Cider Festival

The cider festival will run from the 28th of May - 3rd June. The 3rd of June is also world Cider day and Sam Dowden will be playing live music on the harbour from 4.30pm-6:30pm with the Twerzels from 7:30pm - 9pm. We will be offering an outside kitchen with food pairings with cider infused […]

Seaweed Festival

Seaweed Festival is held to promote seaweed for its immense health and nutritional benefits. In a multitude of colours, textures, shapes and sizes, it is tasty, full of minerals, fibre without calories and is the best salt substitute. Quay kitchens will have a surprising variety of dishes and stalls will be selling a range of seaweed […]

Live Music at The Harbour: Sam Dowden & The Twerzels

Live music outside The Red Lion Hotel Clovelly 4:30pm-9pm Sam will be playing from 4:30pm and The Twerzels after until 9pm! An earlier start for this one as it's the last day of The Sandford Cider festival and World Cider Day. Local bands from May 6th to September 1st + Throughout Summer. Line-up: 6th May: […]

Live Music at The Harbour: The Fabulous Bailjumpers

Live music outside The Red Lion Hotel Clovelly 7:30pm-9pm Local bands from May 6th to September 1st + Throughout Summer. Line-up: 6th May: Rough Justice 3rd June: Sam Dowden Followed By The Twerzels 14th July: The Fabulous Bailjumpers 4th August: Sam Dowden 18th August: Jolly Roger 25th August: Joy Machine 1st September: The Fabulous Bailjumpers […]

Festival Players Present: “Twelfth Night” by Shakespeare

Festival Players Present: "Twelfth Night" by Shakespeare • Full price – £15.00 • Plough Supporters Club Member – £13.00 • Under 18yrs – £11.00 “𝗜𝗙 𝗠𝗨𝗦𝗜𝗖 𝗕𝗘 𝗧𝗛𝗘 𝗙𝗢𝗢𝗗 𝗢𝗙 𝗟𝗢𝗩𝗘, 𝗣𝗟𝗔𝗬 𝗢𝗡” Following our acclaimed production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, which toured through the Summer of 2022, we are delighted to announce that […]

Clovelly Maritime Festival

Clovelly Harbour The Quay, Clovelly, Bideford, Devon, United Kingdom

The day will be full of fun for all ages and packed with a programme of all sorts of activities and entertainment. Watch the exciting Clovelly Cup yacht rally, starting at 12pm.  It is an amazing sight to see the yachts surrounding the harbour and setting off to race across the bay. (If any yachtsmen […]

Woolsery Agricultural Show

Woolsery Agricultural Show is integral to summer which would not be complete without a visit to this ever popular show. A fun-filled day packed with a programme of activities.  Classes include crafts, cattle and sheep, together with horse and pony competitions.  There will be a dairy marquee with yoghurt and ice cream making and the chance […]

Live Music at The Harbour: Sam Dowden

Live music outside The Red Lion Hotel Clovelly  7:30pm-9pm Local bands from May 6th to September 1st + Throughout Summer. Line-up: 6th May: Rough Justice 3rd June: Sam Dowden Followed By The Twerzels 14th July: The Bail Jumpers Are Innocent 4th August: Sam Dowden 18th August: Jolly Roger 25th August: Joy Machine 1st September: The […]

Lifeboat Weekend

A day full of family fun and action with games and entertainments, competitions, food and drink, music and lifeboat operational displays. The Lifeboat House will be open and there’ll be an exciting rescue display in the afternoon by Clovelly’s volunteer lifeboat crew.