What's On August | Devon's Top Attractions

What’s On Highlights August

There’s lots to do for all the family

Keep the whole family fully entertained and give the children a great time in Devon this August.

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A girl picks at display food whilst surrounded by mannequins dressed in childrens clothing.
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Nov

Playing by the rules: fashion exhibition at Killerton House

‘Playing by the rules: Childhood, dress and imagination’ will delve into the world of children’s clothing within the Killerton collection,…

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Two children take part in an arts and crafts activity
23
Jul
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29
Aug

Family Fun: Fantastic Faces and Figures

Inspired by our phenomenal ‘The Time is Always Now’ exhibition, come and celebrate the special people in your life and…

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A woman is holding a child wearing a paper crown
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05
Jan

Gruffalo Party Trail at Haldon Forest Park

Haldon Forest Park’s interactive family trail features all sorts of party-themed activities and games, along with fun facts to teach you…

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A colourful painting with surreal elements featuring a group of men and women
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29
Sep

The Time is Always Now: Artists Reframe the Black Figure

See a major international exhibition featuring some of the hottest names in contemporary art at The Box this summer. ‘The…

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20
Aug
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25
Aug

Loco Week at Pecorama

Get ready for a steam-powered extravaganza at Pecorama’s Loco Week from August 20th to 25th, 2024! Immerse yourself in the…

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a LEGO spaceship on a starry background
28
Aug

Beyond infinity – LEGO brick vehicles of the future

Design and build a LEGO brick vehicle of the future under the guidance of the experts from Brick ideas. Take…

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A painting in tones of blue, orange and yellow showing three fishermen bringing in their catch
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23
Feb

Planet Ocean

How inappropriate to call this planet ‘Earth’ when it is clearly ‘Ocean’. Arthur C. Clarke We are all part of…

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23
Aug
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24
Aug

August Bank Holiday Summer Music Festival

A 2-Day Bank Holiday Music Festival with the legend Chris Moyles and his 90’s Hangover’ Show and the UK’s best…

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27
Sep

An Hour with the Bees

If you are curious about what it would be like to open a hive for the first time, are thinking…

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A pair of hands uses coloured card to create a two-dimensional hot air balloon
15
Aug
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29
Aug

Up, up, and away! Make a hot air balloon suncatcher

Is there a more relaxing mode of transport than a hot air balloon? Just imagine floating above the rolling Devon…

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Killerton House
04
Aug

Outdoor theatre: Illyria theatre – The Hound of the Baskervilles

An evening of mystery, intrigue and things that go woof in the night. Who killed Sir Charles Baskerville? Can anyone…

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14
Aug

THE PIRATE TRAM – “THE SEATON PEARL”

Pirate Tram! Families and children are sure to enjoy this fun-filled tram ride following the Axe Estuary! There are only…

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14
Sep

Piggies & Prosecco Evenings at Pennywell Farm

This exclusive event is for grown-up Pennywell Farmers only.    Enjoy some chillaxed time on the farm with plenty of…

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RAMM Exeter exhibitions
09
Aug

GWR Day – Storytelling with Rupee the dog; Meet a train driver

10.30 – 12.30 All aboard, train enthusiasts! Do you dream of being a train driver? Or just want to know…

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27
Jul
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02
Sep

Summer at Quince Honey Farm

Make a bee-line for Quince Honey Farm this summer and enjoy all-weather family fun, including honey tasting, candle rolling, seed…

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A model raft made from twigs and string floats in water
20
Aug
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21
Aug

All at sea! Build a powered boat

Reckon you can build a powered boat using nothing but corks, string, elastic bands and imagination? We do! Build your…

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27
Aug

Fast (not furious) – LEGO brick motorised racing cars

Design, build and race your very own motorised LEGO race car under the guidance of the experts from Brick Ideas.…

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28
Aug

THE PIRATE TRAM – “THE SEATON PEARL”

Pirate Tram! Families and children are sure to enjoy this fun-filled tram ride following the Axe Estuary! There are only…

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21
Aug

THE PIRATE TRAM – “THE SEATON PEARL”

Pirate Tram! Families and children are sure to enjoy this fun-filled tram ride following the Axe Estuary! There are only…

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a model train
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26
Jan

What Do You Collect? Full steam ahead

A Hornby starter set with a small blue tank engine and three blue carriages was the first set our collector…

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Summer Evening Illuminations
23
Jul
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12
Sep

Summer Evening Illuminations

July 23rd – September 12th (Tuesday & Thursday evenings ) Thousands of miniature lights, along with special fire and lighting…

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illustration of treasure chest and donkey
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30
Sep

The Golden Carrot Trail – Summer Hunt

This summer, follow the map to each spot for a chance to collect each of the orange carrots. But watch…

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Girl reading a book quietly in the Killerton fashion exhibition
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02
Nov

Relaxed Hour in the house

Enjoy the Acland family home at your own pace. Relaxed Hour is ideal for our visitors who prefer a quieter…

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Clovelly Gig Regatta
31
Aug

Gig Regatta

It celebrates Devon’s best teams going head-to-head in a fun, but an intense day of competition. Gig Rowing exploded in…

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