What’s On this Summer: A few of the great events around East Devon and Exeter
Sidmouth Literary Festival, 23rd to 25th June
‘Sun, sea & books’ is the tagline for this Regency seaside town’s own literary festival fit for book lovers and writers alike. Highlights include crime writer Sophie Hannah, romance writer Adele Parks, and ‘Mad Girl’ Bryony Gordon.
Find out more: sidmouthlitfest.co.uk
The Donkey Sanctuary Car Show, 2nd July, nr Sidmouth
The annual show at the Donkey Sanctuary will feature more than 400 vintage and modern cars as well as live music and children’s entertainment.
Find out more: thedonkeysanctuary.org.uk
Budleigh Salterton Music Festival, 7th to 15th July
An annual two week festival of opera, classical and choral music featuring evening concerts and free lunchtime concerts in St Peters Church and Temple Methodist Church.
Find out more: budleighmusicfestival.co.uk
Exeter Street Food Market, various dates throughout the summer
On Exeter’s historic quayside, the Piazza Terracina across the river, and in the city’s Southernhay Gardens. Enjoy local produce served up in beautiful Exeter locations.
Find out more: streetfoodexeter.co.uk