What's on in Devon - April 2022

S ummer is edging ever closer as April brings brighter evenings, more opportunities to have fun in the sun, and a wave of exciting Easter celebrations.

Devon is hosting a range of fantastic events throughout the month, from live music to seasonal festivals, and a swashbuckling pirate party. Here’s a look at some of the highlights.


Pop down to Canonteign Falls this weekend for half price entry if you live in the postcodes of TQ, PL, or EX. Adult prices are just £4.50, and a family ticket will set you back a mere £14. Be sure to pre-book to avoid missing out – you can do this online by using the code ‘Locals22’ at checkout. Find out more and buy tickets here.

When? 1st - 3rd April

How much? £14

Where? Chudleigh



Get eco at the Matford Centre in Exeter. This vibrant festival champions environmentalism and will show you how to reuse, recycle, repurpose, and re-finish anything and everything. Engage your sustainable mindset with workshops, demos, live music, and over 40 upcycled, salvage, and eco traders. Entry is £3 on the door. Find out more here.

When? 2nd April

How much? £3

Where? The Matford Centre in Exeter



Step aside, Santa, as Milky Way Adventure Park has got a grotto with an Easter twist in store. A feast of chocolatey fun awaits as kids journey down the rabbit hole to collect a treat from the Easter Bunny. The new and expanded Easter Bunny HQ is loaded with eggs-tra fun this year; you can expect plenty of puzzles to solve and opportunities to make music. Check out the full details here.

When? 9th - 22nd April

How much? £2.50 + park admission

Where? The Milky Way in Bideford



Crealy Theme Park and Resort, near Exeter, is heading back to the Jurassic period for the Easter school holidays. Families can look forward to a dinosaur egg hunt that promises an egg-ceptional chocolatey prize for those who can track them all down. The park’s hit rides will all be opening too, including Twister, Tidal Wave, and Vortex. Find out more here.

When? 9th - 24th April

How much? £22

Where? Crealy Theme Park, near Exeter



The Bank Holiday weekend is set to welcome a swashbuckling mix of piratical fun and entertainment. Brixham’s historic harbour will be transformed as it hosts a mass gathering of pirates. There’ll also be military and period reenactors, equipped with guns and cannons, not to mention live shanties and pirate rock. Find out more here.

When? 30th April - 2nd

How much? Free

Where? Brixham