Bideford has been twinned with the French town of Landivisiau in Brittany since 1976. Landivisiau is situated about 25 kilometres south of the ferry port of Roscoff. Very strong links with Landivisiau have been built up over the last thirty years by the Bideford Twinning Association which organises the twinning on behalf of the Town Council.
Circus Funtasia are back with a new show for 2019, with some familiar faces and also some new ones too. We are an all human travelling circus featuring a dazzling assortment of acts that will both amaze and amuse. Our heated big top and grandstand seating makes our performance a far cry from circuses of yesteryear. Our action packed show has left happy crowds wherever we have been.
Boosting some of the South West's best bouncy castles and slides, we will be putting on this fantasticly valued theme park during the Easter half term in BIDEFORD'S VICTORIA PARK between 9th and 11th of April. For only £5.99 per child, they will have unlimited access to 8 large inflatables!!! Mickey and Minnie mouse will be popping by to meet the children, we will also be offering FREE FACE PAINTING for every child Food and drink will be available on site. The sessions times on each day are 10am-12pm, 12.30pm-2.30pm and 3pm till 5pm
All riders welcome. All bikes welcome. Refreshments are available at the Devon Food Co stand or from the surrounding eateries.
We do not charge an entrance fee but a donation into our bucket would be gratefully received which is to be given to a chosen charity at the end of the season.
In 2019, Pigstock is back! So what can you look forward to?
- Headline acts throughout the day on the main stage (Midday – 10.30pm)
- Free kids entertainment all day.
- Food village bursting with gastronomic deliciousness from around the world.
- Main bar packed with local ciders+ ales, lagers + spirits.
- Dedicated buses from around the region.
- Free festival parking!
4.00pm to 4.30pm KITESURFING FREESTYLE DEMO - We will be grabbing some of the best Kitesurfers the UK has to offer and putting on a demonstration session in front of the promenade in the event area. A perfect chance to see how elegant and flowing this sport can be, will be inspirational riding from some of the countries best riders. One NOT to miss.
The biggest show of its kind in North Devon, Bideford Bike show is held from 12.00 – 5.00p.m. on the last Saturday of May each year. Attracting hundreds of motorbikes from across the country and beyond, the show takes place along Bideford Quay and Riverbank car park. Entrance to the show is £3.00 per bike or trike, with the money raised being split between designated local and national charities.
The North Devon Hospice National Sandcastle Competition has sat dormant for a few years now....Westward Ho! has an amazing beach for this, we have some spirited builders here and access to the old construction crews from the past events. The Hospice is a wonderful cause, it's about time it came back in 2019!
Bideford Town Council's annual fair on Saturday 29th June in Victoria Park, providing a fun packed day for all ages and included is Falconry Display, Family fund dog show, Have a go Archery, dancing and gymnastic displays, traditional entertainment such as Punch and Judy and numerous displays by local organisations and groups.