Although a bit of the shock to the system, the much need rain at the end of July will be great to get the grass growing again. and the sheep will be happy not be eating what looked & felt like crispy hay!
In the good weather I’ve been busy painting producung some cards and prints available to purchase, printed from some of my art work.
There’s so much to see and do in North Devon with so much going on during August, here’s a little sample of what’s happening;
1st August North Devon Show
4th – 11th August Combe Martin Carnival week
5th August Appledore and Instow Regatta Day , a day of races and activities.
10th August World Championship Crabbing Contest on , starting at 5pm on Appledore Quay.
11th and 12th August Exmoor Zoo Bug Weekend – Get up close to some of England’s bugs
16th August Dartington Crystal, glassware company are having a gin event. They’ll be making their own crystal gin for one day only and are also offering free engraving when you buy a bottle of gin and a pair of gin glasses.
18th August the Pleasure Dome Theatre Company will be performing Lear at the Valley of Rocks near Lynton and Lynmouth
18th August Clovelly’s Gig Regatta Day with live music and BBQ
17, 18 & 19th August RHS Rosemoor Flower Show
18th – 19th August Bubblicious Bubble Weekend at The Big Sheep, where you can make some gigantic bubbles 🙂
19th August Appledore Carnival
23rd – 25th August at the Landmark Theatre Ilfracombe Beer Festival
25th August the Grand Tour MINI Run at The Big Sheep
26th August Marshall from Paw Patrol will be at The Big Sheep
26th August Ilfracombe Carnival
27th August. Watch the end of the annual MINI Madness Grand Tour in Ilfracombe
31st August Alice’s adventures in Wonderland at National Trust Arlington Court
Not forgetting that there are so many Free things to do at Huxtable Farm B&B
and beautiful North Devon places to visit;
September & October at Huxtable Farm ;
Art Trek 2018 – North Devon Open Studios 14th – 30th September. Huxtable Farm’s Jacob wool is part of this years Art Trek open to the public on the 15th, 16th, 18th, 25th, 29th & 30th September 11am – 4pm.
Huxtable Farm B&B, West Buckland, Barnstaple, North Devon, England