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5 things to do in Devon this weekend

PUBLISHED: 14:34 19 March 2018 | UPDATED: 14:41 19 March 2018

Ilfracombe (c) xlibber, Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

Ilfracombe (c) xlibber, Flickr (CC BY 2.0)


The weekend is fast approaching and for those still deciding how to spend their Friday through to Sunday, we pick 5 of the best ways to spend your weekend in Devon

Murder Mystery Weekend at Combe Martin Beach Holiday Park – March 23 – 25

Amateur sleuths will want to channel their inner Hercule Poirot as a professional theatre company stage a couple of murder mysteries for you to solve. Each case will also be supported by cabaret performances and a buffet, making for a wonderfully varied evening of entertainment.

Book your stay at the holiday park now from £79 for three nights to get involved.

Bride: The Wedding Show at Westpoint Exeter – March 24 – 25

Devon couples looking to plan their big day the local way are invited to attend Bride: The Wedding Show at Westpoint Arena in Exeter for an unforgettable weekend of wedding planning. From bridalwear to menswear, stationery to catering, and venues to photography, the show offers all the components to create a wonderful wedding all under one roof.

The show runs from 10am to 4pm. Advance tickets are £5 each or £15 for a group of four (booking fees apply).

Ilfracombe Film Festival Pop-Up Cinema at The Carlton Hotel – March 24

To raise funds for the 2018 edition of Ilfracombe’s independent film festival, The Carlton is hosting an evening of food, drink and film. As well as a screening of award-winning Les Miserables, you’ll enjoy a main meal and a drink with nibbles.

Tickets are £15 and doors open at 7pm.

Find the Golden Bunny at RHS Garden Rosemoor – March 24 – 26

Explore the wonderful grounds and gardens of this RHS site near Torrington as you try to locate the hidden golden bunny. As you solve clues and hop along the trail, the area around you will be coming alive with delightful blooms specific to the season.

Normal garden admission applies.

Ghost Hunt at Torquay Museum – March 24

This Victorian museum is highly paranormally active and so this may well be the perfect location to get involved in a paranormal investigation. Not one for the faint-hearted – books have been captured flying off shelves and fingerprints were found on the inside of a mummy case – this lights-out investigation will certainly challenge your bravery.

Tickets are £25 and the event runs from 8pm till late.


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