The kids are back at school – but there’s still plenty to do! Take a look at our list and see what you could get up to this month with the family.
DadFest, Friday 14th to Sunday 16th September, Kingsbridge
DadFest will be celebrating five years as the UK’s only festival just for dads, male carers and their children when the annual festival takes place in South Devon again this September. The festival is organised by Totnes-based ‘Dangerous Dads’.
DadFest 2018 will provide a range of adventurous activities including camping, storytelling in the woods at night, bushcraft, campfire pancakes, spoon carving, den building, bat walk, archery, star-gazing, water rockets, drumming workshop, kids’ entertainer, award-winning local food and beer, stroke a lobster, arts and crafts, play tent, fishing and circus skills; as well as the now renowned’
Horrible Histories: Awful Egyptians, Thursday 27th – Sunday 30th September, Exeter Northcott
We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead!
So it’s time to prepare yourselves for two amazing shows with Horrible Histories live on stage! Using actors and ground-breaking 3D special effects, these two astounding shows are guaranteed to thrill you and your children. Historical figures and events will come alive on stage and hover at your fingertips!
Royal Air Forces Association Concert Band, Sunday 16th of September 15:00-17:00, Teignmouth Pavilions
An Anniversary Salute from the ever popular Royal Air Forces Association Concert Band.
The programme of music focuses on the 100th anniversary of the Royal Air Force with Songs of the Early Airmen ot the iconic Dambusters March and a Vera Lynne Sing-along.
The Band has and continues to raise thousands of pounds for the Royal Air Forces Association as well as raising monies for other Service and Civilian charities.
Food & Drink
Abbfest, Friday 21st – Saturday 22nd of September, Fermoy’s Garden Centre, Newton Abbot
Abbfest returns to Fermoy’s Garden Centre from the 21 to 23 of September to raise money for local charities and causes!
Featuring over 200 ales all brewed in Devon, and 30 ciders available throughout the weekend, there is something for everyone. If beer or cider isn’t your thing, head over to the wine, pimms and prosecco bar!
Over 50 local crafters, food producers and beverage creaters will showcase their products in the food and craft marquee, a haven for Westcountry produce.
The Ultimate Gin Festival, Saturday 15th of September, 15:30 – 17:00, Glazebrook House, South Brent
Head to the beautiful boutique Glazebrook House on Saturday 15th September for the ultimate celebration of all things gin! Taking place throughout the afternoon from 3:30 – 5:00pm, Glazebrook’s unique Gin Festival is set to bring together some of the very best Devon and Cornwall-based gin creators all under one roof. Enjoy a welcome cocktail courtesy of Barbican Botanics Gin, sample delicious canapes from the talented Glazebrook kitchen and take part in cocktail master-classes and expert-led tasting sessions!