Don't miss a story sign up to the North Devon Gazette's FREE daily newsletter CLICK HERE

New North Devon festival will be a wellie-good time

PUBLISHED: 22:00 10 March 2017

Picture: Thinkstock

Picture: Thinkstock

monkeybusinessimages

The BIG Sheep will be celebrating all things wellington boot this summer in aid of North Devon Hospice.

The festival takes place from June 30 to July 2. The festival takes place from June 30 to July 2.

A quirky new North Devon festival with a difference is being set up to raise funds for a good cause.

The BIG Sheep will stage The Great British Wellie Festival at its Abbotsham site from June 30 to July 2.

The festival aims to ‘celebrate the great British wellington boot in all its guises’, while embracing all things festival such as live music, fashion and fun.

Proceeds from the three-day event will go to the North Devon Hospice.

Among the events held over the course of The Great British Wellie Festival are a creative events including fashion competition to find the most boot-iful festival outfits and a wellie parade giving visitors the chance to jazz up their boots.

The festival will culminate in a barn dance in the BIG Sheep’s EWE2, with live bands local bands sound-tracking the fun.

Alongside the festivities is a beer festival showcasing the Westcountry’s finest beers as well as a twist on the attraction’s famous Grand National.

Bands interested in playing can put their names forward at info@thebigsheep.co.uk

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Other News Stories

17:51

North Devon Council has advised residents to be prepared as more heavy rain is forecast tomorrow (Wednesday) morning

Read more

Controversial plans to transform Knapp House caravan site into a woodland holiday park are set to be decided on next month.

Read more
12:47

Clucky hen finds a new home with rescue charity after being discovered shivering on a North Devon road

Read more
11:36

Jacqui Footman is looking forward to being part of South Molton Town Council

Read more
11:00

Action is needed to prevent an ageing population and not enough workers crippling North Devon’s economy in the future, says North Devon Council

Read more

Apprentices at the Bideford-based social enterprise will learn new skills to get back into work.

Read more
Yesterday, 19:07

North Devon had some hope after claims no decision had been made, but the latest comments suggest the closure of RMB Chivenor will still happen

Read more
Yesterday, 15:44

Channel 4 star hoping to save households hundreds of pounds at village hall event

Read more
Yesterday, 12:08

Communities in North Devon are rallying round today (Monday) to start the clean-up after being hit by flash flooding yesterday.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:40

Four hungry contestants took on the brand new ‘Macho Nacho’ eating challenge at the Custom House in Barnstaple - watch how the got on here.

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 12°C

min temp: 10°C

Most Read News

Useful Links

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Competitions
North Devon Football League
Order Photos
Family notices
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the North Devon Gazette e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter
HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Local business directory

North Devon's trusted business finder

Find planning applications