What's on inBideford


Welcome to Bideford

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Bideford - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Bideford to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Bideford

21
OCT
Dreadzone
THE FACTORY PETROC

released a brand new album Dread Times in February which stormed into the Top 40 UK Official Album Charts on release the first time the band have charted in over 20 years. The album also made the Top 10 in the…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07446 692751
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22
OCT
Fairport Convention at Ilfracombe
Ilfracombe Holiday Park

Credited with originating British folk‐rock Fairport first took to the stage in 1967s summer of love. Throughout the intervening five decades and numerous changes of line‐up the bands passion for live performance has never wavered.Fairport Convention still attract critical acclaim and won…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07711 937259
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27
OCT
Linkin park Tribute Night
Glt's golden lion tap

A Linkin park tribute night at Glts Barnstaple on Friday 27th October at 8pm to raise money and awareness for the charity M.I.N.D and to remember the late singer of Lp Chester Beddington. The night will have DiscoKaraoke either side of the…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07934 042470
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28
OCT
Showhawk Duo
THE FACTORY PETROC

Young British guitarists Mikhail Asanovic and Jake Wright together known as The Showhawk Duo have dazzled audiences worldwide with their spectacular approach to playing the guitar. Their playing style has broken down barriers between acoustic and electronic music. They have re‐thought the…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07446 692751
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02
NOV
Red Hot Chilli Pipers
THE FACTORY PETROC

The past fifteen years has seen the Red Hot Chilli Pipers become the most famous bagpipe band on the planet..ever Bagpipes with attitude drums with a Scottish accent and a show that carries its own health warning. The bands achievements have reached…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07446 692751
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17
NOV
Alabama 3 Acoustic
THE FACTORY PETROC

Consequently Alabama 3 acoustic is brave enough to go out on the road armed only with a battered acoustic guitar and harmonica preaching Guthries word that this machine kills fascists.In homage to the classic delta blues slide players like Mississippi Fred McDowell…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07446 692751
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28
NOV
Newton Faulkner
THE FACTORY PETROC

It is hard to believe that when Newton Faulkner released Dream Catch Me he was only 22 as the song expressed a maturity that implied a much older and established artist. Instantly recognisable by his…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

02
DEC
Dub Pistols Crazy Dimonds Tour
THE FACTORY PETROC

As they gear up to celebrate 20 years of riotous marauding the Dub Pistols are prepping their seventh album Crazy Diamonds in 2017 and therell be a documentary about the band dropping at some point in the year too. And theyll be…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07446 692751
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Tourist Attractions


Dartington Crystal

Largest warehouse sale to date, up to 75 off selected items Only while stocks last No trip to Devon is complete without a visit to Dartington Crystal Factory Experience.See first hand how our crystal is hand crafted with skill and care from the blowing of…

Bideford and Instow Railway

Bideford Railway Heritage Centre manages the Bideford station site and Instow signal box both of which are on the former railway line from Barnstaple to Bideford in North Devon. The railway line is now part of the popular Tarka Trail and so our two sites provide points of…

Marwood Hill Gardens

20 acres of beautiful gardens and three lakes in a valley setting with Plant Centre and Garden Tea Room.The creator of the gardens was Dr James Smart VMH. who moved to Marwood in 1949. The land that is now Marwood Hill Gardens consisted then of an old broken…

Milky Way Adventure Park

The Milky Way Adventure Park, North Devon was founded by the Stanbury Family in 1984. Its truly unique mix of sheer fun,education and live shows make it a must for your holiday. You'll have smashing fun on the Dodgem cars, go wild in the Time Warp…

Avoriaz Alpine Ski School

Ski Slopes at Avoriaz Alpine Ski School in Bideford, Devon. Contact venue on telephone number 01237 451099 for Ski Slope opening times, entrance costs and ski hire.…

Braddicks

Braddicks ‐ Amusement Park in Bideford, Devon. Contact venue on telephone number 01237474178 for opening times, entrance costs, and attractionsrides available at this park.…

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