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Easter Holiday Events in Sidmouth 2016

The Railway Children

The Radway Cinema is showing the award winning stage show of 'The Railway Children' this Easter Monday (28th March). Produced by the York Theatre Royal, this was filmed at the National Railway Museum in Yorkshire.

This is being shown at 15.45.

To find out more, please visit

Yonder Hill - NGS Open Gardens

Aimed to awaked your sense, the gardens at Yonder Hill are set in 3 and a half acres, featuring rare plants,unusual planting and herbaceous border. THer is also a wildlife pond, wild flower meadow and cool woods alive with birdsong and a range of woodland tunnels.

The open days are:

  • Every sunday from 3rd April until 25th September
  • Monday 2nd May, 30th May and 29th August
  • Between 1.30-4.30pm
  • (Visits can also available by arrangement between April and September)

Open for charity, Admission is £3 for Adult and £1 for Children.

There is a choice of self-service teas and picnics are welcome.

To find out more please visit or call 07864 055532

Sidmouth Musical Theatre's' Jesus Christ Superstar'

Opening on Saturday 19th March at the Manor Pavilion, Sidmouth Musical Theatre is producing their very own version of the world renowned musical by Adrew Lloyd Webber.

Performance are being held between 19th and 26th March with:

  • Evening performances at 7.45pm.
  • Saturday Matinee on 26th at 2.30pm
  • No Performance of Sunday 20th

Tickets Prices at £15 each.

To learn more and book tickets, please visit

Held on Friday 4th December, Sidmouth is hosting a Late Night Shopping evening , featuring a fabulous variety of independent shops staying open until late.

The perfect time for Christmas shopping!

A great evening for all the family, there will be a hog roast, carol singers, amongst other attractions such as The Sidmouth Town Band. Visit Sidmouth on Friday 4th December and get into the festive spirit, whilst a great number of shops offer special promotions.

Ladram Bay charity swim

Swimmers from across the region have been signing up for the first Sidmouth to Ladram Bay charity swim. Being held on Sunday 16th June this 2 mile swim will take participants along the stunning backdrop of the Jurassic coastline from Sidmouth Beach to Ladram Bay.

The event is being organised by Sidmouth Lifeboat and the Chestnut Appeal for Prostate Cancer.

Kate Jackson is an experienced open water swimmer and is part of a three person relay team, the "East Devon Babes", attempting to swim the English Channel in July of this year. “We train in the sea all year round at Sidmouth and felt that we wanted to raise both awareness and sponsorship for the lifeboat based there.” said Kate “and we are very pleased that the Chestnut Appeal has agreed to partner us for this event. We have swum with them before and they are always well organised and great fun! We hope to bring some of that spirit to Sidmouth! "

Registration is £30 which covers the cost of the organisation of the event and swimmers will receive an event t-shirt and swim cap and an end of swim snack. And it is asked that all those taking part raise as much money as they can through sponsorship for the two charities.

The swim will be fully supported by members of the local Lifeboat crew as well as an on water safety team.

To find out more please get in touch with David at the Chestnut Appeal on 01752 792736 or email

Ladram Swim