Exmoor Events Calendar

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How to use our Calendar

Here you will find a range of events and walks provided by Exmoor National Park Authority and other organisations. Each organisation is responsible for their own listings, ring the contact telephone numbers provided if you require additional information. (If you are the organiser of a local event and would like to submit it to appear in the calendar click here)

Use the tick boxes to filter the type of events you are interested in or leave the boxes blank to see all events. Tick as many boxes as you like, but please note you will only see events that meet all the categories you have ticked. For example if you are looking for an event that is both "free" and "great for families" and where "dogs are welcome" - then you need to tick all those boxes and then press "update calendar". The more boxes you select - the more events will filtered out of the calendar to only leave any that meet your search criteria. You can view a week or a month at a time. Click on individual entries in the calendar for more information about the event.

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Chamber Concert - The Maggini Quartet

Friday 6th November 2015 07:30 pm

Location: The Regal Theatre, The Avenue, Minehead
Duration: N/A
Description: The Maggini Quartet, one of the finest British String Quartets and winner of several international awards. The programme will comprise: Haydn String Quartet, Op.55 no 3 Arnold String Quartet, no 2 Dvořák String Quartet No.13 in G major, Op.106
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Ralegh's Cross shorter walk

Monday 9th November 2015 09:45 am

Location: Ralegh Cross Inn
Duration: 3 hours and 30 minutes
Description: Explore the old Brendon village, the iron mines around it, the winding house and the remains of the mineral railway still visible in the Brendon Hills. It includes part of the Incline, steep, spectacular, but optional
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Watercolour Painting Workshop

Thursday 12th November 2015 02:00 pm

Location: Lynmouth NPC
Duration: N/A
Description: Watercolour Painting Workshop Paint an Exmoor Scene in our 'Make and Take' Workshop All abilities welcome All materials provided
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Evenings@The Pavilion

Thursday 12th November 2015 07:00 pm

Location: Lynmouth Pavilion
Duration: N/A
Description: an illustrated evening talk celebrating Exmoor's rich heritage
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Somerset Bats

Thursday 12th November 2015 07:30 pm

Location: Congregational Church Hall, Chapel Street, Dulverton
Duration: N/A
Description: Somerset has 15 of the 16 species of British bats and the Bat Group hasn't given up on the 16th. Join us for this talk to learn more. Refreshments provided.
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Exmoor Archaeology Forum

Saturday 14th November 2015 10:30 am

Location: Lynton Town Hall
Duration: 6 hours
Description: This year’s Exmoor Archaeology Forum will focus on archaeology and communities. We will look at the range of Community Archaeology Projects that are being carried out on Exmoor and see how our rich archaeological heritage is significant to local communities. As usual there will also be an update on current projects. We look forward to seeing you there. Click on the link below and download the PDF for the booking form.
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Quiz Night

Saturday 14th November 2015 07:30 pm

Location: Allerford & Selworthy Hall, Harepark, Allerford
Duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes
Description: Friendly Village Quiz Night. Everyone welcome. Maximum of 4 people per team. Light refreshments available but bring your own alcohol if you wish.
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Simonsbath Sawmill Open Day

Monday 16th November 2015 1210

Location: Simonsbath Sawmill (SS 772 392)
Duration: 6 hours
Description: A chance to look around the historic, water-powered sawmill and estate workshops at Simonsbath in the heart of the National Park and to learn about the history of this remarkable village. “Drop in” tours available all day. No booking necessary but if you are coming to Simonsbath especially to visit the mill it is advisable to ring us on 01643 831202 (between 10.00 and 16.00 on the day) to check that we are open. There is usually some parking available (at your own risk) at the mill and we can make special arrangements for visitors with limited mobility if you contact us in advance. Please note that there are no public toilets at the mill. You may find it preferable to park at Ashcombe Car Park, Simonsbath – entrance between the church and the Exmoor Forest Inn - SS774394 and to walk the 500m to the mill but do take special care on this busy road! Recommended route through the meadow at SS 77353915.
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Winter garden celebration

Saturday 21st November 2015 12:00 am

Location: Arlington Court Gardens
Duration: 1 day and 15 hours
Description: Visit our gardens to see then beginning their winter slumber. Meet our garden team and learn about the jobs they carry out at this time of the year and how different plants are protected to survive the winter. Plus see how various types of greenery are used at this time of the year to decorate the house. Accessible for all, paths in the garden may be muddy. Dogs on leads welcome This event takes place outdoors. In poor weather it may be cancelled at short notice.
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Exmoor Christmas Craft and Gift Fair

Saturday 21st November 2015 12:00 pm

Location: Porlock Village Hall
Duration: 1 day and 4 hours
Description: Exmoor Christmas Craft and Gift Fair at Porlock Village Hall opens on Saturday 21st November at noon until 6pm and on Sunday 22nd November from 10am to 4pm. The decorated halls will be filled with local craftsmen and women with some unusual and often unique items to surprise and delight. Free parking at the hall, Free entrance and refreshments will be available on both days.
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Evenings@The Pavilion

Thursday 26th November 2015 07:00 pm

Location: Lynmouth Pavilion
Duration: N/A
Description: an illustrated evening talk celebrating Exmoor's rich heritage
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Concert - Mark Padmore (tenor) & Morgan Syzmanski (guitar)

Thursday 26th November 2015 07:30 pm

Location: The Methodist Church, The Avenue, Minehead
Duration: N/A
Description: Mark Padmore was born in London and grew up in Canterbury. After beginning his musical studies on the clarinet he gained a choral scholarship to King’s College, Cambridge and graduated with an honours degree in music. He has established a flourishing career in opera, concert and recital. Morgan Szymanski has been highlighted as ‘One to Watch’ by both Gramophone Magazine and the BBC Music Magazine. A featured artist on the cover of Classical Guitar Magazine, Morgan Szymanski was recently selected as a finalist for the ‘Outstanding Young Artist Award’ by MIDEM Classique/IAMA. The programme will comprise: Dowland Come ye heavy states of night Dowland Come again, sweet love Dowland Now, O now I needs must part Tárrega Recuerdos de la Alhambra (guitar solo) Roth My Lute and I (songs to words by Thomas Wyatt) Schubert Heidenröslein Schubert Des Fischersliebesglück Schubert Der Jüngling an der Quelle Tippett Songs for Achilles Roth Chinese Gardens (four songs to words by Vikram Seth) Three English Folksongs
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Porlock Santa Festival Weekend

Saturday 28th November 2015

Location: Porlock Village
Duration: 2 days
Description: A Christmas Shopping weekend with a Santa Trail seeking the Santa Scarecrows hiding around the village.
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