Author: Sophia

Dive into The Ilfracombe Dive Club for snacks and stories of the seas!

September 2, 2017

ILFRACOMBE DIVE CLUB IS OPEN! Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd September 2017 Ilfracombe Dive Club, Ropery Road From midday each day Free admission The Ilfracombe Dive Club is open for Sea Ilfracombe Maritime Festival, serving tea, coffee and cakes and have a licenced bar for the adults. The club is home to the Ilfracombe and North […]

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Seaside treats for your little treasures! – Treasure Hunt, Sandcastle & Pavement Art Competitions with PRIZES!

August 30, 2017

DOLPHIN TREASURE HUNT! Saturday 2nd September from 12pm Free entry! Entry forms now available!         Family Sandcastle Competition – with PRIZES!! Saturday 2nd September from 3.30pm                 Pavement Art Competition 1.30pm-2.30pm – trophy awarded by celebrated local Ilfracombe maritime artist, Pete Adderley All ages welcome! […]

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All aboard the Festival Float!

August 28, 2017

A fabulous Combe Carnival – no better way to shout about our Maritime Festival Day (4 days and counting!)                             #ilfracombe #seailfracombe #VISITilfracombe #lovenorthdevon #2017festivals #livemusic #southwest #maritime #seafood #RNLI #southwestcoastpath #ilfracombeholidaypark #RGBBuildingsupplies #ShipandPilotInnIlfracombe

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Seaside Kool before Skool!

August 23, 2017

Give the kids the last ‘hurrah’ of summer 2017! The Sea Ilfracombe Maritime Festival is kiddie heaven – all ages, ALL FREE, all weekend! *** Crabbing, sandcastle and pavement art competitions – with prizes!! *** Mermaid story-telling *** Punch & Judy on the beach! *** Face painting *** Yachting and boating experiences   *** Treasure-hunting […]

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Friday night is Festival Music Preview Night! – 25th August 2017

August 15, 2017

Kick off the August Bank Holiday with a rip-roaring night showcasing some of the top talent lined up for the 2017 Sea Ilfracombe Maritime Festival! Our special guests limbering up at this exclusive sneak preview are: Rakes Adrift Rousing jigs, reels and toe-tapping fiddle, melodeon, banjo, guitar, whistle and bodhran that combine to give us […]

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August 4, 2017

The 2017 Sea Ilfracombe Maritime Festival ‘kitchen’ is a sizzling sell-out! Ropery Road Car Park will be billowing mouth-watering aromas of every kind of sweet & savoury fayre from a packed hub of local eatery stalls. From traditional fish ‘n chips, homemade pasties, hog roasts and venison burgers to exotic Mexican street food, high end seafood, […]

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Rocking all over the coast!

June 26, 2017

The stage is set!! We’re thrilled to announce the 2017 Sea Ilfracombe Maritime Festival musical line-up! From shanty songsters to rock ‘n roll, blues and soulsters, this year’s festival has netted the most eclectic mix of local, national & internationally acclaimed musicians to entertain YOU – for FREE! The full programme will be published a […]

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Local Businesses Fund Ilfracombe’s 2017 Maritime Madness!! – Last call to get involved!

May 12, 2017

Thanks to the most generous local sponsorship ever, the 2017 Sea Ilfracombe Maritime Festival is going to be HUGE! This year will see the richest mix of live music, food stalls, street entertainment, Harbour activities, artful exhibitions and sea-faring fun yet! More details will be revealed over the coming weeks… Ad space in the public […]

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2017 – ship-shaping up for the best festival yet!

April 7, 2017

Like the proverbial duck’s legs operating below the waterline, this is an extremely active time for all those involved with planning for the 2017 Sea Ilfracombe Maritime Festival Most the action this year will be centred around the Old Bus Station Car Park (Ropery Road/Broad Street), stretching out to the harbour front and along the […]

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