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?

North Devon Kickboxing Championships

Saturday 1st October - From 10am North Devon Kickboxing Club will be joining us on Saturday 1st October for their annual Championships! See them compete with clubs from around North Devon. Come along to show your support or to learn more about Kickboxing as a hobby. Plus... you'll get to enjoy all…

Wine Man's Bluff

ARE YOU A WINE BUFF – OR A WINE BLUFFER A distinguished panel has been assembled for the popular Wine Man’s Bluff event which will take place at The BIG Sheep’s EWE2 arena on Saturday 8th October at 7.30pm.  However, the eminent quartet Jane Whittaker, Chair of Torridge District…

The BIG Charity Auction

Welcome to The BIG Sheep’s BIG Charity Auction – raising vital funds for North Devon Hospice and Nortjham Lodge. Enjoy bidding on some great auction lots which have all be kindly donated to help raise funds for these great charities. Bidding will close at 4pm on Saturday 8th October…

Halloween Hoots Toddler Take Over

Tuesday 18th, Wednesday 19th and Thursday 20th October BOOK TICKETS NOW! Halloween Hoots on Tuesday 18th, Wednesday 19th and Thursday 20th October  will be full of tricks and treats.  All toddlers will be given a FREE pumpkin which they will be able to carve with the help of Petunia Pumpkin…

Halloween Festival

The BIG Sheep Annual Halloween Festival The South West's BIGGEST and BEST Halloween Festival has just got BIGGER!! We have NEW Extrended Daytime Fun by Day attractions and Adult and 14 years + evenings!        ​    Fun by Day Festival - Half Term Holidays…

Fun by Day Halloween Festival

The N0.1 Daytime Halloween Festival the WHOLE family can enjoy!        ​    "FUN BY DAY" HALLOWEEN FESTIVAL BUY TICKETS October Half Term School Holidays: Saturday 22nd October until Sunday 30th October 2016 NEW for 2016: Open 10am until 8pm:…

Scary by Night: Fright Nights

      "SCARY BY NIGHT" FRIGHT NIGHTS Visit www.frightnightsdevon.co.uk for full details OVER 50 HALLOWEEN ACTORS - PREPARE TO BE PETRIFIED! BUY TICKETS ONLINE TODAY Saturday 29th, Sunday 30th and Monday 31st October 2016 - 6:30pm until Midnight* X~39 Company will be taking over…

Bonfire Fire Works Party

Bonfire & Burgers - Fireworks & Fun - Boogying & Bopping! Special Toddler Firework display earlier in the evening at 6pm     BOOK TICKETS NOW! Doors open at 5pm Junior Fireworks - 6pm Bonfire Lit at 7pm Main Fireworks at 7.45pm Indoor Playground closes at 9:30pm…

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 Santa’s elves have being 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 haven’t…

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 & Monday 19th December = 9:30am Breakfast 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 Santa at the BIG Sheep in Bideford on…
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What they say

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

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

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

Age 8-57 had a fab time! One of the best theme parks we have ever been to - Loads to do! Lots of fun animals shows - made us laugh!