There is so much to love about Bideford, our riverside town

There is s strong sense of community in Bideford and this site helps to share the many activities, opportunities, and events available.  There is all sorts of information whether you are a Bideford resident or a visitor to Bideford, including the latest news, local services, and lots more.!

There really is so much to love about this riverside town not to mention sport and fitness to arts and crafts, shopping, events, festivals, and of course eating! If you’re not sure what to do we wholeheartedly recommend you take a look at the Event Calendar.

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Vibrant festivals, workshops, exhibitions, local markets, gigs and entertainment thrive all year. The town is famous for its entertaining events, many legendary! 

Latest Blog Posts

Summer has bid us farewell, with no surprise heatwaves in sight. But worry not! It's your opportunity to don an oversized jumper and embark on a Bideford adventure before the real chill sets in.
Thanks to the dedication of artists, staff, and enthusiastic visitors, Bideford ARTMAKERS 'Art Upstairs' Gallery enjoyed a successful debut before temporarily closing for the Appledore Book Festival ...
Devon Open Studios is the annual flagship event of Devon Artist Network (DAN).  Over 300 artists across Devon will be welcoming visitors to their creative spaces and this year two artists in Bideford are welcoming you.  
If you find yourself in Bideford this summer, responsible for a little one, worry not! We've got your ultimate survival guide right here. Embrace the summer holidays, don't fear them! Our guide is filled with fantastic ideas on how to make the most of your time with the little people including lots of FREE activities