Tavistock Events 2020

There's always plenty to see and do in the bustling Devon market town of Tavistock. Stay a night or two at The Bedford Hotel in the heart of town, and enjoy everything that Tavistock has to offer - or if you're visiting Tavistock for the day, pop in for a well-deserved coffee, a bite of lunch, or our famous and original Devon Cream Tea.
Country Cheeses shop in Tavistock
Paint the Town
14th March 2020

Spring window displays featuring garlands from local schools and groups.

Tavistock Festival of Art and Music
Tavistock Festival of Art and Music
24th April - 10th May 2020

Annual two week festival of music, art, drama, walks and literary events in Devon’s award-winning market town.

Flowers in the garden at The Bedford Hotel
Tavistock Garden Festival
24th - 25th May 2020

Grow, eat and enjoy.  Annual festival with food and music in Tavistock Pannier Market and on Bedford Square.

Steam traction engine in tavistock
Tavistock Steam and Vintage Fair
7th June 2020

Hosted by the Robey Trust, you can expect a line-up of beautifully preserved steam engines plus other vintage vehicles galore.

Tavistock Carnival Day
18th July 2020

Carnival Day with events taking place throughout the town, and a traditional carnival procession.

Fairground horse
Goose Fair
14th October 2020

Tavistock’s famous annual Goose Fair throughout the town, with market stalls, side-shows, fairground rides, food stands and the traditional goose sale. More >

Dickensian Evening in Tavistock
Dickensian Evening
4th December 2020

Festive late-night shopping and entertainment throughout the town. More >

Festive craft workshop at The Bedford Hotel
Festive Crafting
29th November & 6th,13th,18th December 2020

Add a personal touch to your Christmas decorations, with these popular festive craft workshops at The Bedford Hotel. More >

The Bedford Hotel
Events at The Bedford

You’ll find a full programme of great events at The Bedford Hotel throughout the year, including wine tasting dinners, murder-mystery nights, jazz lunches and festive party nights. More >