Events & Celebrations

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The BIG Sheep hosts some of the biggest and best events and festivals in Devon. The South West’s Largest Easter Egg Hunt, The South West’s Largest Halloween Spectacular Festival, One of the best Fireworks and Bonfire Nights in North Devon and the South West’s Largest Christmas Farmers Markets.

When you’re looking for things to do in Devon and Devon events or Festivals the BIG Sheep love an excuse to celebrate and you will find almost every season celebrated at the BIG Sheep.

Explore the events and festivals at The BIG Sheep in the list below and read more about each individual event festival.

What's coming up at The Big Sheep?

Christmas Markets

Saturday 3rd, 10th, 17th & Wednesday 21st December 9am - 1pm FREE ENTRY Free range turkeys, organic meats, sprouts on stalks, cheeses, cakes, puddings, biscuits, fudge, chocolate, bread, fish and Christmas trees are just some of the delights which will be on offer at the South West’s BIGGEST…

Woolly's Wonderland

Weekends from 3rd December and Daily from 17th - 24th December BOOK TICKETS NOW Santa’s elves have been beavering away day and night at The BIG Sheep adding their very own Christmas creativity to bring the magic of Christmas to everyone who visits.  Clicking their magical fingers, the elves…

A Taste of Christmas

Saturday 3rd December 9am - 1pm FREE ENTRY CHEF DEMO'S IN OUR SHOW ARENA NEW FOR THIS YEAR will be our 'Taste of Christmas' event which will take place at our first Christmas Market on Saturday 3rd December. This will be a perfect opportunity to watch some great chefs in action and…

Christmas Toddler Take Over Days

Tuesday 6th, Wednesday 7th, & Thursday 8th December 9am - 3pm Toddler Take Over Christmas Special Limited numbers per date for extra special time with Santa! Join us for magical Christmas Toddler Takeover Day on Tuesday 6th, Wednesday 7th and Thursday 8th December where the BIG Sheep will be dedicated…

Gingerbread Workshop

Home ‘Sweet’ Home Make your own Magical Gingerbread Cottage At the BIG Sheep 2pm to 4.30pm Saturday 17th December BOOK NOW     How often do we complain that Christmas is becoming more commercialised each year?  This Christmas why not start you own family tradition, that will…

Breakfast with Santa

Sunday 18th December = 9:30am Breakfast - SOLD OUT Monday 19th December = 9:30am Breakfast BOOK TICKETS NOW Christmas is a magical time of year for all children so why not sprinkle that extra bit of magic and make this Christmas even more special by treating the children in your life to Breakfast with…

February Half Term School Holidays

HALF TERM FUN & FROLICS AT DEVON’S FRIENDLIEST FAMILY ATTRACTION LAMBING LIVE – RIDES – ATTRACTION - SHOWS February Half Term – Saturday 11th - Sunday 19th February 2017 Half term is when the swotting season ends and hardworking pupils can swap classrooms and lessons for…

The BIG North Devon Spring Wedding Show

Sunday 12th March 11am until 3pm PRE-REGISTER ONLINE Meet the finest wedding exhibitors Devon & Cornwall has to offer at our annual show set in this unique location. 60+ Devon & Cornwall wedding suppliers. FREE entry to BRIDE and GROOMS visiting the wedding show + amazing giveaways on the…

The BIG North Devon Wedding Show

Sunday 12th March 11am until 3pm PRE-REGISTER ONLINE Meet the finest wedding exhibitors Devon & Cornwall has to offer at our annual show set in this unique location. 60+ Devon & Cornwall wedding suppliers. FREE entry to BRIDE and GROOMS visiting the wedding show + amazing giveaways on the…
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What they say

A lot more fun than Ascot - Michael Burke BBC National News

Baa-rilliant day out! They promise you that The Big Sheep is the highlight of any trip to North Devon and they're not wrong. TripAdvisor Review

I haven't experienced the "nothing is too much trouble" from staff this much outside of Disneyworld. Trip Advisor Review

Something for everyone...even 17 lasses on a hen-do !! Trip Advisor Review

We had a fantastic action filled day at The BIG Sheep and saw some very bizarre things, from cool mountain boarding to racing sheep! - BBC Blue Peter