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Saturday 17th November at 17.30 in the Market Place - Lights Switch on

by Sidmouth Town Council (after some toing and froing, the Town Council have said that this should be the date). There will be a Members' event in Blinis from 6pm to 8pm, so keep the date free. Further details will be sent in an e-mail late October.

Late Night Shopping

- Friday 7th December till 8pm. Afterwards, come and join all traders in a glass of mulled wine between 8 and 9pm in the Market Place - weather permitting!

Science Festival

- Tuesday 16th to Sunday 21st October. Described by the Chamber as a first class event for the town. Please get behind this event and if you have a shop window, please take part in the business-trail window competition.

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The Sid Vale Association, the Sidmouth Chamber of Commerce, the Sidmouth Hospitality Association and the Vision Group for Sidmouth have joined forces to form “Save our Sidmouth” (SOS).

Their main objective is to ensure that East Devon District Council (EDDC) takes into account the wishes and comments of civic groups and the residents of the town in the preparation of the EDDC Local Development Plan.

This is the plan that determines the development strategy for the next 15 years for the council area. It has specific proposals for Sidmouth and Sidford.

Click here to view the online petition and find out more.

On Tuesday 8th May Save Our Sidmouth (SOS) where at The Knowle, Sidmouth to make their presence known to the Development Management Committee.

Sidmouth Science Festival 2012.

16 to 21 October.

Science: its impact and relevance to modern life

The aim of the festival is to raise awareness of how science affects our everyday lives by integrating art, music and drama with serious scientific and technological talks. There will be events and activities for schools, individuals and families as well as those looking for stimulating debate on scientific subjects.

  • Internationally renowned speakers
  • Area secondary schools’ competition and exhibitions
  • Primary schools’ competition and activities
  • Displays, exhibitions, competitions
  • Stalls – universities, schools, institutes
  • Hands-on science activities
  • Sidmouth Science Trail
  • 100 years at the Norman Lockyer Observatory and Astrofair
  • Music, art and drama

Programme available at:

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