Summer 2023: What’s on for Kids in Devon

Summer is here! What to do with the kids for 6 weeks? Here are some ideas! Lots of free things on too which is always great. Enjoy making memories with whatever time you get to spend together and as always i’d love to see pictures of what you’ve been up to on social media so do tag me.

Remember the Little Devon discounts too.

Pom Stitch Tassel: 10% discount with code LittleDevon
Canonteign Falls: 10% discount on entry with code LittleDevon
Bird Eyewear: 15% discount with code: LittleDevon15
Sara’s Petite Cuisine Topsham: 10% discount when mentioning Little Devon
Coffee Bank Cafe Ottery St Mary: 10% discount when mentioning Little Devon
Tiny Gatherings Festival: 10% discount with code LittleDevon

What’s on

If you’re looking for fun children’s theatre then check out this post. Theatre edition. Summer 2023 What’s on for kids in Devon

There are great festivals locally too! Check out this post – and don’t forget to snab your LittleDevonDiscount too!:

24th July – 23rd August: Meraki Art School. Exeter’s Guildhall Shopping Centre, 1st Floor, in what was the old Coffee Pot unit. A fab summer holiday programme with tonnes of classes going on. Both one-off, book online workshops and some optional week long courses too.
24th July – 31st August: Summer fun at Ullacombe Farm Whether you’ve got an outdoor adventurer, creative crafter, a born performer, or even a little train enthusiast in the family. Or maybe you’ve just had enough and want to tire the kids out on some inflatables for a few hours – Ullacombe farm has it all!
2nd August – 2nd September: Craft & sewing workshops with Pom Stitch Tassel, Bovey Tracey. Workshops suitable for children, families & adults (age 4 with a parent/guardian, age 5+ without. £12.50 – £25.00 per person. Use code LittleDevon for 10% discount. Fabulous craft and sewing workshops including pom making headbands, machine sewing cushion covers or sand castle flags, cross stitch, embroidery, macrame, knitted wire shells, biscuit decorating, beginners crochet & even tie dye t-shirts.  I love Em – she’s so lovely and my children love crafting so I’m hoping we’ll be able to grab a spot on one of these!
5th August: Young Traders Market 11- 4pm. The regional final of this nation-wide competition for under 30s. In association with the National Market Traders Federation. Cathedral Green, Exeter.
22nd August:  Alpaca Experience at Cannonteign Falls. Day admission (use code Little Devon for 10% discount) plus Alpaca Experience £30 Family group (2 adults and 2 children – children age 6+). A 45 minute experience where you meet, hand feed, interact one-to-one and take a walk with an Alphca from Lakemoor Alpacas with plenty of photo opportunities.
22 August: 10:30 – 16:00 Meldon Wildlife Festival. Join the National Park and partners for a wild day out celebrating Dartmoor’s unique and beautiful wildlife. A free fun-filled, event for all the family! There will be lots of wildlife activities to help you get closer to nature and nature crafts to take home.
23rd & 26th August: Dartmouth Royal Regatta – Family Fun Weekend. The packed full weekend will include traditional family entertainment, stalls, live music, Morris Dancers, fairground games and even a surf simulator! Everything you need for a perfect family day out.
26th August: Topsham Charter Day. Opening Procession 2pm, Street market along Fore St, Children’s activities & entertainers, 7.30pm Music on the Quay.
26 August: Exeter Independent Market. A curated gathering of South West stall holders, Indie businesses and home-grown creatives. Treats, tipples and treasures to tempt and delight. All set in the beautiful and historic heart of the city.
26-27th August: Sidmouth Regatta & Airshow, including street theatre, fireworks and lots of fun.
31st August: Alpaca Experience at Cannonteign Falls. Day admission (use code Little Devon for 10% discount) plus Alpaca Experience £30 Family group (2 adults and 2 children – children age 6+). A 45 minute experience where you meet, hand feed, interact one-to-one and take a walk with an Alphca from Lakemoor Alpacas with plenty of photo opportunities.

Busy Bees stop and play zone 
The perfect FREE pit stop with the kids on your visit to Princesshay, your little ones can amuse themselves with a range of activities from colouring to duplo, books and games.

Feel Good Fridays at Princesshay – FREE
21st July: Family Film Showing of The Lego Movie. 4pm. Free
28th July: BMX Flatland Display with Yinka. Shows at 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm followed by BMX Flatland workshops. Free
4th August: Bella Gelato will provide 100x free Gelato to our happy visitors who quote ‘Princess-YAY’ within Princesshay Square – keep your eye’s peeled at 11am and 1:30pm. Free
11th August: Live Music with Poco Drom @ 11.30am & 12.45pm PLUS RAMM Owl 11am – 3pm. Free
18th August: Showtime with family entertainer Paul Zee @ 11am Free
25th AugustFeel Good Fridays at Princesshay Live Music with Adam Moran & Richard James @ 2pm & 3.15pm. Free
1st September: Feel Good Fridays at Princesshay Live Storytime with Isabella’s Story Bicycle @ 11.30am, 1pm & 2pm. Free

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