Open Air Theatre: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

The Duke’s Theatre Company Presents: ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ by William Shakespeare Tuesday, 16th August 2022, 7 p.m at Clovelly Court The Fairy Kingdom is at War. Oberon and Titania’s marital mayhem unleashes chaos on four young lovers with disastrous – and hilarious – consequences. In another part of the forest, a troupe of aspiring […]

Open Air Theatre: The War of The Worlds

Clovelly Court Clovelly Court, Clovelly, Devon, United Kingdom

The Pantaloons Present: “The War of The Worlds” by H.G.Wells Saturday, 20th August 2022, 7 p.m at Clovelly Court The critically-acclaimed Pantaloons invade the stage in this funny yet faithful open-air adaptation of H G Wells sci-fi classic as they use musical instruments, puppetry and, um, enthusiasm to recreate deadly heat-rays, giant fighting-machines, squidgy tentacled […]


Gig Regatta

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

Clovelly Gig Regatta celebrates Devons best teams going head to head in a fun but intense day of competition . We hear you are asking what’s in a Gig…? Gig Rowing has exploded in popularity over the last few decades. There are now Gig Rowing Clubs all over the South West and beyond. But what […]

Lobster and Crab Feast

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

Lobster and Crab Feast is how Clovelly celebrates its famous links to this amazing seafood. It’s a great day out for all the family. Clovelly celebrates its famous, sustainably caught, lobsters and crabs.  Live folk music, quay kitchens, cookery demonstrations, a magnum of champagne prize draw, delicious lobster and crab dishes, craft stalls and beer tasting.  Plus street […]

Apple Day

It is Apple Season – so we are holding our annual Apple Day with lots of lovely apple crafts and activities.  On arrival at Clovelly you will see apple pressing by Gatcombe valley outside the Visitor Centre, so please do bring a bag of apples.  Watch them being pressed and taste the fresh juice.  Or […]

Murder Mystery Dinner

“Dolly!” Moonstone Theatre Company presents a thrilling Murder Mystery event at the Red Lion Hotel for Halloween. Enjoy a superb meal in delightful surroundings and see if you can catch the culprit! £45 p/p Murder Mystery, 2 Course Meal, Welcome Drink For more information contact [email protected] or call the Red Lion on 01237 431237

Herring Festival

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

Clovelly Herring Festival always falls in November. It’s the time of year when our historic village celebrates the coming of the great “Silver Darlings”, better known as Herring. We celebrate and promote this tasty, nutritious fish whilst supporting sustainable fishing. The Maritime historian and writer, Mike Smylie, attends with his “Kipperland” exhibition, which is devoted […]

Christmas Lights in aid of the R.N.L.I.

The Christmas lights turn on is a magical time in Clovelly.  Starting at 4 pm in the afternoon, a local brass band leads the procession down to the harbour, with festive Christmas carols sung along the way.   There’ll be a hog roast, hot dogs, Christmas grog and other refreshments available at the Harbour and Lifeboat Station. […]

Boxing Day Barbecue

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

With FREE entrance into the village all day, it should make the perfect follow-up to your Christmas Day with all your family and friends. Enjoy a lunch hog roast with […]

New Year’s Eve Party

A fantastic New Year’s Party will be taking place for both resident and non- resident guests. Limited tickets are available for both. Celebrate New Year at a party with a […]

Valentine’s Murder Mystery

Til Death Do Us Part. Are you already thinking about Valentines day? Because we are... Moonstone Theatre Company presents... 'Death at the Valentine's Wedding' a thrilling murder mystery dinner event. […]


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 […]