Events in East Devon

One of the most extraordinary events in England takes place in Ottery St Mary on Bonfire night. Flaming tar barrels are carried through the streets to the largest bonfire in the South West.

Ottery also sees a Plague of Pixies on the Saturday nearest to Midsummer when the Pixies arrive for Pixie Day and you can also enjoy another HUGE firework display!

There are lots of exciting Escot Events planned for this year. And at Bicton Gardens there's always lots happening and activities are planned thoroughout the seasons. Have a look at the wonderful conservation project they have running there.

The Bicton conservation project with the help of a well known school helps children appreciate the value of conservation.

At the International Sidmouth Folk Festival music, dancing and culture from around the world come to Sidmouth. For a one-week whistle stop tour of world music.

The Battle of Trafalgar - Devon remembers. During August 2005 there was a fascinating reconstruction of an amazing journey through Devon, bringing the news of victory at Trafalgar to the friends and relatives of the many Devon seamen who fought and died in the battle.

During October and November the illuminated carnivals process through the towns of East Devon. These amazing processions, complete with their own carnival queens and princesses tour through Colyton, Axminster, Seaton, Honiton and Ottery St Mary.

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