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

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 Devon Sub Aqua Club which is over 50 years old. Come along and learn about the local wrecks that they dive and about the wild, wildlife living below the waters of North Devon and Lundy. See artefacts, photo displays and films about divers and diving, along with welcome refreshments. Find out about the mysteries of the deep off the North Devon Coast. There are 720 recorded ship wrecks off our coast, with many more that are unrecorded. They all have a tale to tell and Chris Mandry of Ilfracombe and North Devon Sub Aqua Club, a keen and well informed maritime historian, will be bringing them to life! Hear about some of...
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Seaside treats for your little treasures! – Treasure Hunt, Sandcastle & Pavement Art Competitions with PRIZES!

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! - judging categories: 4-6 years / 7-10 years / 10-16 years / Over 16's              ...
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All aboard the Festival Float!

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!

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 – with prizes!! *** Street entertainers *** Glorious food! *** Live music - and loads more! Non-stop family fun, Ilfracome Harbour from 9.30am til 9pm, Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd September! #kids #entertainment #festivals #seaside #northdevon #devon #ilfracombe @VISITilfracombe @lovenorthdevon...
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FAIR’S FAYRE

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, haloumi burgers, mushroom melts and home-baked cakes – all washed down with a huge choice of drinks from ‘pop’ to prosecco, local ales and speciality coffees and many other tempting tipples! Our thanks go to the enterprising local eateries who snapped up their space in the festival kitchen! Yummy!     SEA ILFRACOMBE MARITIME FESTIVAL MENU  CALACALOCA – Mexican street food –  tasty + exotic creations for   carnivores and veggies alike! www.calacaloca.co.uk BULLDOG FISH FARM – sumptuous homemade venison and beef burgers www.bulldogfishfarm.co.uk HORNBROOK KITCHEN - Rustic smoked BBQ food - delicious pulled pork/brisket rolls, nachos and veggie delights like halloumi & mushroom melts www.facebook.com/hornbrookkitchen LEE MEADOW FARM - Hog roast & spit roasted chicken...
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Rocking all over the coast!

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 bit nearer the time, but we’ve snaffled some top headliners and a raft of banging bands over the two days, including... HEADLINER Saturday 2nd Sept: The Dambuskers The notorious four-piece fiddle-fronted, high-energy, Celtic rock band, The Dambuskers are coming to “Rock You”, so be prepared to dance yer socks off and sing yerself hoarse! https://www.dambuskers.com HEADLINER Sunday 3rd Sept Jim Crawford Brit blues international phenomena and consummate finger picker & slide guitarist http://www.jimcrawford.org.uk/home.html - and the line-up of top talent, in no particular order (yet!) Press Gang Our acclaimed Cornish cousins, Press Gang, will have you on your feet with their witty and shanties and songs of the sea – a truly rousing...
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