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art trail

Torridge Arts & Crafts - Bideford Town Trail 30th July - 27th August

Follow the trail and win a prize!  Look for the distinctive labels on the pieces of art and note the unique number for each piece on your check list. 

Free check lists available from:  Burton Art Gallery, Bideford Cobblers and Keys, Minxy's Sweets (Pannier Market), Garland's Stationers.  All profits to charity.

Organised by the Torridge Arts and Crafts.

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PannierUPCOMING AND FUTURE EVENTS - Bideford Pannier Market

Sunday, 3 September 2017 – Bideford Positive Living Fair

Sunday, 24 September 2017 - Vintage & Handmade

Sunday, 19 November 2017 – Artisan Market

Sunday, 17 December 2017 - Winter Wonderland

More information will be available when details are finalised.


world marketFlavours of the World Market - 4th, 5th & 6th August

An exciting and colourful International World Food Market will be setting up on Bideford Quay with 28 stalls of top-quality artisan produced foods and craft products.

This market generally operates in London and the South East but is making a Devon debut here in Bideford thisyear.

Working hard to create an international atmosphere for people to enjoy exotic flavours and unusual aromas on Bideford's historic quayside, the organiser hopes there will be produce that people may not otherwise see or buy everday.




allotmentsAllotment plots available

Have you ever fancied having just a little bit more garden than you have, perhaps you dont have a garden at all but are keen to get growing!

We have plots available at our self-managed Marland site near to Westcroft School.  You need to be over 18 years of age and a resident of Bideford.  You also need to be on the electoral register.  Starter plots and full plots available.

We are also taking applications for our waiting list for Tricks allotment site.

For information or an application form for Marland or Tricks, please call the Town Council on 01237 428818 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



Chapterhouse Theatre at Tapeley Park

Chapterhouse Open Air Theatre this summer

Tuesday 22 August  -  Peter Pan - by J M Barrie 2.30pm (In support of Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity.

Join Wendy, Michael and John Darling on their adventures with Peter Pan, far away on the magical island of Neverland.  J M Barrie's timeless classic is brought to life in a brand new adaptation.  A magical evening this summer. 
Tickets and information from Tapeley Park 01271 860897, The Burton Art Gallery & Tourist Information  01237 471455.  Gates open 1.30pm

Adult £14, Child £10, Seniors £10  Family (2+2) £42, discounts for groups of 10 or more




Dermot portrait


The Mayor of Bideford, Councillor Dermot McGeough, has already held his first surgery and it has been very successful.  He is encouraging Bideford people to come along and have a chat about their ideas or concerns for the town.

The Mayor's next surgery will be Friday 21st July 2017.  Starting at 9am, with the last appointment at 12 noon. Each session will be for approximately 20 minutes.

You need to be a resident of Bideford, on the electoral register and we will ask you for a brief outline of what it is you wish to discuss. 

All appointments are by booking only, through the Town Council offices either by telephone 01237 428818 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

If you are bringing a guest with you please state at the time of booking.

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