What's On May | Devon's Top Attractions

What’s On Highlights May

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 May.

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16
May

Beekeeping Experience Days

Get hands-on, practical knowledge in the craft of beekeeping and enjoy a day in the North Devon countryside! Our expert beekeepers…

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06
May

Brixham Pirate Festival

Sail into the heart of the Brixham Pirate Festival by jumping aboard Stuart Line Cruises. Setting sail from Exmouth, your…

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Pecorama Devon
28
May
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01
Jun

Paper Town at Pecorama

  Discover the world of Paper Town this May Half Term – a creative activity that turns flat templates of…

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A group of people listening to a talk in the countryside
12
May

Ranger Walk: Killerton’s Veteran Trees

Find out why veteran trees are so significant for nature and what we are doing to protect them for the…

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A girl picks at display food whilst surrounded by mannequins dressed in childrens clothing.
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03
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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18
May

Pigstock Family Music Festival

Pigstock 2024 is North Devon’s premier family music festival, kicking off your summer with a one-day extravaganza on Sat 18th…

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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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mother and two daughters looking at trail sheet
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02
Jun

Drizzle’s Green Guardians Trail – Spring Hunt

Did you know that the sanctuary is home to thousands of insects, animals and plants? They all rely on Drizzle…

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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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04
May

Brixham Pirate Festival

Sail into the heart of the Brixham Pirate Festival by jumping aboard Stuart Line Cruises. Setting sail from Exmouth, your…

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14
May

Planting for Pollinators Workshop

Planting your own pollinator plugs is a fabulous way to create a bespoke and beautiful flowering display. Many bedding plants…

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18
May

Beekeeping Experience Days

Get hands-on, practical knowledge in the craft of beekeeping and enjoy a day in the North Devon countryside! Our expert beekeepers…

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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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20
Jun

Beekeeping Experience Days

Get hands-on, practical knowledge in the craft of beekeeping and enjoy a day in the North Devon countryside! Our expert beekeepers…

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11
May

Fish and Fizz Evening Cruise

Our Fish and Fizz evening cruise is truly one of the best ways to spend an evening in Devon. Setting…

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29
May

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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Yinka Shonibare CBE, End of Empire, 2016. Co-commissioned by 14-18 NOW and Turner Contemporary, Margate. Courtesy the artist and Stephen Friedman Gallery, London. Photographer: Stephen White & Co. © Yinka Shonibare CBE.
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23
Jun

Yinka Shonibare CBE RA: End of Empire

‘End of Empire’ makes a visual connection between the conflicts of the West, globalisation and empire. Commissioned by 14-18 NOW,…

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John Akomfrah, Arcadia, 2023. © Smoking Dogs Films; Courtesy Smoking Dogs Films and Lisson Gallery.
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02
Jun

John Akomfrah: Arcadia

With beautiful visuals of landscapes from across the globe, stunning underwater footage and a haunting soundtrack, Arcadia reflects on ‘The Columbian Exchange’ – the…

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11
May

EUROVISION WATCH PARTY AND CONCERT

‘Take a Chance on Us’ will transport you back to the glory days of ABBA with their sensational live music…

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04
May
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02
Jun

Magical Unicorn Month at Pennywell Farm!

Looking for an enchanting and magical experience? Join us from Saturday 4th May to Sunday 2nd June for a spectacular,…

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22
Jun

Beekeeping Experience Day

Get hands-on, practical knowledge in the craft of beekeeping and enjoy a day in the North Devon countryside! Our expert beekeepers…

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15
May

Dry Stone Wall Workshop

Do you love nature, being outdoors and getting your hands dirty? If so, this could be for you! Spend a…

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Matthew Krishanu, Church, Tree and Field, 2020. Courtesy of a Private Collection.
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02
Jun

Beyond the Page: South Asian Miniature Painting and Britain, 1600 to Now

‘Beyond the Page’ includes a fantastic selection of historic works featuring battle scenes, love affairs, spiritual parables and exquisite depictions…

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Clovelly Seaweed festival
26
May

Seaweed Festival, in aid of the North Devon Hospice

Seaweed Festival is held to promote seaweed for its immense health and nutritional benefits.  In a multitude of colours, textures,…

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