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Events at Clovelly

July 01, 2016 to July 31, 2016

Visit Clovelly during the month of July and enjoy discovering the yarn-bombed areas of our famously picturesque fishing village. With knitted donkeys, seaside garlands and cro-cheted ‘cobble-cosies’ plus much more ~ there’s even a life-sized model of the Queen!

Co-ordinated by Clovelly Silk in conjunction with the Clovelly Community Gardening Group, this unusual project is part of Clovelly’s entry to the...

July 17, 2016

The day will be full of fun and packed with a programme of all sorts of activities and entertainment for all ages. The 'Clovelly Gun Run' starts the event from the harbour to Victoria Fountain. Two teams will take it in turn to manhandle this weighty gun. Come along and support the cadets as they try to beat their race time last year.

This year we will also be holding our first Clovelly Cup Race with...

July 25, 2016

Summer in North Devon would not be complete without a visit to this ever popular show.

A fun-filled day packed with a programme of activities.  Classes include crafts, cattle and sheep, together with horse and pony competitions.  There will be a Dairy Marquee with displays such as yoghurt and ice cream making and the chance for children to "milk a cow" along with competitions.  You'll find bustling trade...

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Blog by Ellie Jarvis: If you visit Clovelly during the month of July you’ll discover yarn-bombed* areas of our picturesque fishing village, with knitted donkeys, seaside garlands, pom-poms, crocheted ‘cobble-cosies’ plus much more!  Co-ordinated by Clovelly Silk in conjunction with Clovelly Community Gardening Group, this will be the second time that Clovelly has been yarn bombed, with the help of people from all over the UK and abroad who are donating beautiful yarn samples. I recently shared... more

It had been a blustery day. Cold winds settling in from the harsh North West had filled the bay with a scattering of wild white horses; boats remained within the shelter of the pier unable to tend to their lobster pots or possible passengers. As the early evening spread I settled down to read through an archived newspaper article concerning the fleeing from bankruptcy of Rowland Stephenson, a distinguished member of parliament, who had landed at Clovelly on the 31st of December in 1829 aboard... more

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