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Events at Clovelly

February 13, 2018

Free entry after 4.30 p.m.
Lentsherd (pronounced ‘Lanshard’) is an old Clovelly Shrove Tuesday custom, and the aim is to chase bad spirits away and drive the devil into the sea before Lent. At dusk children set off Down-a-long, dragging clattering tin cans, which are then tied together and thrown into the sea (later retrieved). Children taking part will receive a free pancake to decorate with toppings....

March 30, 2018 to April 13, 2018

Children receive a village map on entry on which to mark the location of a number of Easter chicks perched up and down the cottages along the High Street to the quay.  If they spot at least 10 chicks, they can return the map to the Visitor Centre reception to win an Easter egg and a bigger prize if they spot all 15.

Come along and join the fun. 
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May 27, 2018

It was launched in 2015 and has been a great success.

Clovelly Seaweed Festival promotes seaweed for its immense health & nutritional benefits.  As it is hugely versatile, quay kitchens will have a surprising variety of dishes and stalls will be selling a range of seaweed products and seaweed arts and crafts.

There will also be plenty of entertainment for both adults and children to enjoy, such as...

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