Plant Heritage Plant Fair

Sunday 21 April 2019, 10am-3pm, Burrow Farm Gardens, Dalwood, Axminster EX17 3ET

When so much else is closed on Easter Sunday why not come along to the early season Plant Fair organised by the Devon Group of Plant Heritage. Lots of nurseries to buy from – plus plant supports and other blacksmithing products – and the lovely Burrow Farm Gardens and plant centre to visit. What’s not to like?

Stockland Market

Saturday 27 April 2019, 10am-noon, Victory Hall, Stockland EX14 9EF

There will be a number of stalls in the Victory Hall and Stockland & Yarcombe Preschool will run an Easter Egg Hunt with children’s activities during the morning.

Sherborne Castle Country Fair

Monday 27 May 2019, 10am-6pm, Sherborne Castle, DT9 5NR

Bank Holiday Monday sees us at Sherborne Castle. It’s our first year attending and everyone tells us it’s a good show so we’re looking forward to it. The fair is all about raising money for local charities, especially those for children. Since 1996 they’ve raised over £1.2 million so it’s great to be supporting such a positive venture.

Colyton Garden and Food Festival

Saturday 11 May 2019, 10am-4pm

This lovely show run by the Colyton Grammar School Parents Association features more than 60 stalls with garden plants, tools and furniture, food and drink, and all types of crafts. More information

Buckfast Abbey Garden Fayre

Saturday 1 June 2019, 10am-5pm, Buckfast Abbey, Buckfastleigh, Devon TQ11 0EE

Last year’s inaugural fair was excellent with over 130 stalls. This year sees another family day out, enjoying all things garden related plus food, drink and entertainment throughout the day and garden talks galore. There’s free entry and parking so why not come along. http://www.buckfast.org.uk

 Cothay Manor Garden, Plants, Craft and Food Fair

Saturday 8 June 2019, 10.30am-4.30pm, Cothay Manor, Greenham, Wellington, Somerset TA21 0JR

This is our first year at this event, held in the 12-acre gardens of one of Somerset’s finest historic houses. We love attending fairs in these glorious settings so please come and see us. More information.

Hardy Plant Society Summer Plant Market

Sunday 16 June 2019, 10am-3pm, Burrow Farm Gardens, Dalwood, Axminster EX17 3ET

The Devon Group of the Hardy Plant Society is holding its Summer Plant Market again at Burrow Farm Gardens. Lots of lovely plants to buy from specialist nurseries. And of course plant supports and other garden items from The Gardener’s Blacksmith.

Exeter Craft Festival

Thursday 4 (10am-5.30pm), Friday 5 (9.30am-5.30pm) and Saturday 6 (9.30am-5pm) July 2019, Cathedral Green, Exeter EX1 1HS

This is a very different type of event with many visitors just happening to catch the festival as they visit the majestic cathedral or pass through on their way across Cathedral Green. Over 100 stalls in a unique tented village give the visitor the opportunity to see the work of the West Country’s best artists and makers. More information

Uplyme & Lyme Regis Horticultural Society Summer Show and Country Fayre

Saturday 14 July 2019, 1-5pm, Uplyme Village Hall and Playing Fields, Lyme Rd, Uplyme, Lyme Regis DT7 3UY

A great village show serving both Lyme Regis and Uplyme. Potato themed classes in the Horticultural Show, games, live music and entertainment, steam train rides, family dog show, food and craft stalls, country skills demonstrations, sideshows, games, and refreshments on the playing field, in the big marquee and in the village hall. More information

Mid-Devon Show

Saturday 27 July 2019, 9am-5pm, Knightshayes, Chettiscombe, Tiverton

We’ll be part of the Mid-Devon Crafts Guild Marquee. This is a very large, one-day show so make sure you allow yourself plenty of time to explore and take in the atmosphere. More information

Taunton Flower Show

Friday 2 (10.30am-6pm) and Saturday 3 (9.30am-6pm) August 2019,  Vivary Park, Taunton

We’re attending for our second year and look forward to welcoming lots of visitors to this town centre show. More information

Melplash Show

Thursday 22 August 2019,  8.30am-6pm, West Bay, Bridport DT6 4EG

This is a splendid agricultural show by the sea, packed full of exhibits including livestock, horses, homecrafts and horticulture.  There are over 400 trade stands and it really is an excellent day out. More information