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Days Out in Devon

Torbay Chocolate Festival

4 April 2020

Torre Abbey



Discover some of the UK’s most talented chocolate makers, who are working directly with cocoa farmers. There’s something for everyone – indulgent brownies, handmade truffles from local chocolatiers, or even chocolate cocktails! Alongside sellers, you can enjoy talks, demonstrations and workshops.


Tickets are £2.74 including the booking fee, and a free entry to the prize draw to win a hamper full of chocolate and other prizes.

Cullompton Spring Festival of Food, Music & Craft

11 April 2020

Experience a great community festival and indulge in some delicious local produce from some of the best food and drink producers in the Culm Valley.

Visit: @Cullompton.Springfest on Facebook for further details.

Brixham Fish Market Tours

15 April 2020

The Quay



Brixham Fish Market lands the biggest catch by value in England. It has a turnover of more than £25 million a year, and over 40 species of fish and shellfish are landed regularly. You'll get an understanding of the hard life of a fisherman and learn about the trawlers moored alongside the quay. Afterwards, you can visit Rockfish (in the same building) for a breakfast of freshly caught fish.


The £20 entry fee includes breakfast and a donation to the Fishermen's Mission.

Book early to avoid disappointment: bfmt2014@gmail.com

Southwest Home Show

18–19 April 2020

South West Home and Garden Show

Salcombe Crab Festival

3 May 2020


Escape to the coast for the early May bank holiday weekend. You can enjoy free entry to a cracking line-up of events featuring chef demos by Matt Tebbutt, Jack Stein, Mitch Tonks and more, plus children's activities, live music, gin tastings, a crab picking contest and stalls.

Exeter Festival of South West Food and Drink

8–10 May 2020


Devon County Show

21–23 May 2020

Devon County Show

Flavour Fest

29–31 May 2020


Until 2 June: The sixteenth Flavour Fest will see Plymouth Piazza transformed with stalls brimming with regional produce, the sound of live music and a marquee bar. There will be over 100 traders showcasing the best local delicacies, and local chefs and celebrity cookery demonstrations will be held throughout the weekend.


18–20 September 2020


Dartmouth Food Festival

23–25 October 2020


Source Trade Show

10–11 February 2021

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