Sea Ilfracombe Maritime Festival

Thank you to Ilfracombe Town Council

April 10, 2018

At the Annual Ilfracombe Town meeting on 20th March Ron Foster received a cheque from the Mayor of Ilfracombe, Cllr Paul Crabb. The fantastic amount of £800 was kindly presented to the Sea Ilfracombe Maritime Festival from the Town Council grant scheme. It is intended to use this money to cover the cost of a […]

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Sea Ilfracombe marks UK National Maritime Awareness Day 2018

February 22, 2018

It’s official! The Sea Ilfracombe Maritime Festival now formally marks UK National Maritime Awareness Day! over the weekend of  1-2 Sept 2018. National Maritime Day puts Ilfracombe in the spotlight representing not only Combe’s and North Devon’s maritime pedigree, but the entire UK’s maritime history, present and future. It’s fitting that all things maritime should be celebrated […]

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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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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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