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Near Barnstaple, West Buckland, North Devon, EX32 0SR England

Contact; Tel/Fax: +44 (0)1598 760254 e-mail jackie@huxtablefarm.co.uk

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2015 Huxtable Farm and North Devon Events Calander

Spring on the Farm

Jacob ewes & lambs at EasterThis is a beautiful time of year, when the snowdrops are out followed by sunshine, yellow daffodils and primroses. The birds are busy preparing thier nests and deer, both roe and Exmoor red can be seen grazing in the woodland. Mid Februarry frogs and toads come to spawn in the pond.Easter chicks The sheep will be lambing during March, do come and share the wonderful experience of witnessing a birth or two. If the hens decide to go broody mid March we may have some chicks hatching around Easter time!

Dates to remember: 14th February - Valentines Day, 15th March Mother Day, 5th April Easter Day & Bank Holidays 4th & 25th May.

Spring Local Events

Jacob lamb at Easter

27th - 29th March - South West Quilt Show, Westpoint Arena.

19th -26th April - Hartland Abbey Bluebells; Hartland Abbey & Gardens open 11:00 - 17:00 Week

2nd - 10th May - 2015 North Devon & Exmoor Walking Festival

What's on at North Devon Theatres

What's on at RHS Rosemoor

17th May 2015 - Motor and Classic Show, Bude

21st-23rd May 2015 - Devon County Show at West Point Exeter

22nd-26th May 2015 - Hunting the Earl of Rhone, Combe Martin

22nd-25th May 2015 - Bude and Stratton Folk Festival

What's on at National Trust Property, Arlington Court and Carriage Museum.

30th & 31st May 2015 - South Molton Vintage Rally

17th May, 31st May & 7th June 2015 - Point to Point at Bratton Down.

Clovelly and events taking place at Clovelly during 2015 e.g Celebration of local Ales & Ciders

Summer on the Farm

Lets hope the sun shines as June & July as it's the time to make hay and/or silage. Experience watching the sheep being shorn. Enjoy long sunny days days on the sandy beaches, Saunton and Woolacombe or a picnic on the farm by the pond. Time is spent picking the ripe fruit in the garden & jam making.

Dates to remember: Day 21st June - Fathers and Summer Bank Hol 31st August.

Summer Local Events

Surfers on Woolacombe beach

10th June 2015 - Bude Lifeboat Run

13th June 2015 - Point to Point at Umberleigh.

12th - 14th June - South Molton Olde English Fayre.

19th, 20th & 21st June 2015 - Gold Coast Ocean Festival, Woolacombe & Croyde

27th - 28th June 2015 - Vintage Steam Rally, Holsworthy

19th July 2015 - Clovelly Maritime Festival

19th July 2015 - Two Moors 100 Sportive, Cycle Course from Bideford

23rd - 27th July 2015 - Somersault Festival, jusy down the road at Castle Hill, Filleigh

27th July 2015 - Woolsery Agricultural Show

5th August 2015 - North Devon Show, Barnstaple

8th & 9th August 2015 - Clovelly Gig Regratta

28th - 31st August 2015 - Landmark Beer & Music Festival, Ilfracombe

27th August 2015 - Holsworthy/Stratton Agricultural Show

31st August - UK National Sandcastle Competition, Croyde,

To see what else is on during these months e.g. at North Devon Theatres, Arlington Court or RHS Rosemoor Gardens please click on the spring links above or view Events in North Devon & links to other useful sites

Autumn on the Farm

Fungi found on the farm walkThe orchard apples are collected and the harvest is in. This is the time of year the rams are put back in with their girls, tupping time! The darker nights are drawing in so it's lovely having had a day out, enjoying the autumn colours, to return to the warm comfort of the log fire. Explore the farm with it's Devon Wildlife Farm Trail and find a variety of fungi.

Autumn Local Events

6th September - Clovelly Lobster & Crab Feast

26th September - 4th October - Appledore Book Festival

19th September - Barnstaple Carnival & Fair

26th September - South Molton Carnival

26th - 27th September - Lynton & Barnstaple Rail Autumn Gala, Woody Bay Station

1st - 4th October - Bude Jazz Festival

North Devon & Exmoor Walking Festival

15th - 25th October - Two Moors Music Festival

To see what else is on during these months e.g. at North Devon Theatres, Arlington Court or RHS Rosemoor Gardens please click on the spring links above or view Events in North Devon & links to other useful sites

Winter on the Farm

This is the time of year to enjoy the dark starry nights at Huxtable Farm, as we are located in a low light polution area. It's also a great time for getting ready for Christmas with many Christmas Fairs & Markets

Dates to remember: Guy Fawkes, Firework night 5th November.

Winter Local Events

Fireworks at Barnstaple Rugby Ground.

North Devon Farmers Markets

South Molton Pannier Market - Thursdays & Saturdays 7.30am - 1pm

Barnstaple Pannier Market - Tuesdays, Fridays & Saturdays 7.30am - 1pm (Mondays & Thursdays - Craft & General, Wednesdays - Antiques & Collectables)

Lynton Town Hall - First Saturday of the month, 10am - 12.30pm

Ilfracombe, The Lantern Centre, High St - Fisrt Sunday of the month April - Dec 10am - 12.30pm

Combe Martin, Village Hall - Third Saturday of the month 9.30am - 12 noon

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