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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Snowdrop Valley

Saturday 2nd February 2019

Location: Wheddon Cross Car Park (The Rest & Be Thankful Inn)
Duration: 30 days
Description: Snowdrop Valley is open for its annual display of beautiful flowers, heralding the end of winter and the beginning of spring. Park in the village and walk or take the bus to see the snowdrops. Afterwards visit Snowdrop Café or one of the other establishments in the village to enjoy tea and cake, and don't forget to take your souvenirs home with you. Snowdrop Valley is open from Saturday 2 Feb to Sunday 3 March inclusive, with busses operating a Park and Ride service from 9th to 24th February. There are 5 different walks of varying difficulty to access the valley, and Walking Maps are available of each route.
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Carriage Museum Trail

Monday 11th February 2019 1211

Location: Arlington Court Carriage Museum
Duration: 5 hours
Description: Did you know that Dalmatians were bred as carriage dogs? Find out more and see how many animals you can spot in the Carriage Musuem and stables. Pick up from the Carriage Museum on the days that Arlington Court is open.
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How to sell your photos

Monday 11th February 2019 07:00 pm

Location: 1 Friday Street, Minehead
Duration: 2 hours
Description: This workshop is to help photographers understand how to sell their photographs. The options, workflow, does it cost you money to sell? We will cover; Licensing Stock Agents Sell yourself Online or not Download, Prints, Exhibition Workflow and How much do I sell my image for We start at 7 pm within the Exmoor Store, 1 Friday Street, Minehead and will be running until around 9pm, may overrun There is a small fee (£5 per attendee) to cover the cost of hiring the room. To book your seat - Any questions, please call 07 494 849 849
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Watercolour Painting with Chris Howe

Thursday 14th February 2019 1202

Location: Lynmouth National Park Centre
Duration: 2 hours
Description: Learn the art of watercolour painting with talented local artist Chris Howe. Beginners are very welcome, but this session is suitable for all levels of experience. Chris teaches is a very friendly, approachable way. All materials are included, you will create a wonderful picture and have a lot of fun too. You can attend just one session or come each month and see the improvement as you learn more.
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Minehead Country Market

Friday 15th February 2019 1209

Location: Quaker Meeting House, 9 Bancks St, Minehead
Duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes
Description: Delicious, nutritious traditional fare to take home, from the market that is not in the High Street. Available every Friday morning indoors in the Quaker Meeting House on Bancks Street in Minehead, the Minehead Country Market is in its 21st year of providing breads, cakes, honey, jams, chutneys, savouries and main dishes, along with plants, veg in season, and handcrafted items to the same standard of quality and hygiene as Country Markets across the nation. Come in and try our tasty foods, yard and farm eggs, seasonal plants and hand crafts – and have a chat to our friendly market staff.
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Adobe Lightroom : Develop Workshop

Friday 15th February 2019 07:00 pm

Location: Exmoor Store, 1 Friday Street, Minehead
Duration: 2 minutes
Description: This workshop part 2 of 3, after the first tutorial this workshop is to help photographers, themselves, to understand Adobe Lightroom's Develop Module. We will collectively work together on a series of RAW format images that the club supplies. As a group, we will put in to practice the skills we learnt in the first Develop module workshop. You will need to bring your own laptop/computer and its power supply. There is a small fee (£10 per attendee) to cover the cost of hiring the room - book your seat Need to learn Adobe Lightroom in full? Attend any and all with the clubs 12 months pass, plus a copy of the "The Missing FAQ" Book - for more details
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Photography trail

Saturday 16th February 2019 1210

Location: Arlington Court
Duration: 5 hours and 30 minutes
Description: Explore Arlington through the camera's lens with a brand new photography trail inside and outside. Compare the old with the new, see previously unseen photographs, and share your own pictures with us.
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Birds, bogs and barrows: A walk at Hangley Cleave

Saturday 16th February 2019 02:00 pm

Location: Meet at Ashcombe car park, Simonsbath
Duration: 4 hours
Description: Join the Exmoor Mires Partnership Team on a walk across areas of restored blanket bog to learn about the work taking place on Exmoor’s peatlands, while looking out for a range of bird species associated with the mires, potentially including snipe, short-eared owl, kestrel, golden plover, and perhaps even hen harrier if we’re lucky! We’ll also look at the rich archaeological landscape of the high moor, with a range of features spanning the breadth of pre-history to later attempts at mining and agricultural reclamation.
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Night Hike and Farmhouse Supper

Saturday 16th February 2019 06:00 pm

Location: Exford main Car Park
Duration: 4 hours
Description: We meet in Exford carpark, next to the school, and head up the Exe Valley Way onto the moor for the best views of Exmoor dark skies. You will learn all about the visible constellations and planets with the help of the latest app technology and binoculars, then back to our farmhouse for mulled wine and a delicious home cooked meal, using our own Exmoor farm produce. Lots of information about Exmoor starry skies and the use of our telescopes to find your way around the sky.
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Valentine's Evening & Supper

Saturday 16th February 2019 07:30 pm

Location: Allerford and Selworthy Community Hall
Duration: 3 hours
Description: Valentine's Evening Supper with the Dark Town Strutters. Plus paying bar. Tickets available from Porlock Spar, Allerford post office & Summerland Road pet shop in Minehead.
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North Hill Guided Walk

Sunday 17th February 2019 10:30 am

Location: Follow signs out of Minehead to North Hill, as you drive up Hill Road, you will see a caravan/camp site on your right, continue on and then there is a large concrete area on your right. This is called the Marshaling Yard, please park here and meet walk leader Alan.
Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes
Description: Join local walk leader on a fascinating tour of North Hill, taking in glorious scenery and historical sites. Approximately a 3 mile walk, moderate inclines, suitable footwear is essential. Walking boots recommended.
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