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There are nearly always events taking place in and around Porlock and many of these you will find listed below.

April 2015
Sunday 5th to Sunday 13th December
Exmoor Pony Centre

Various Open days & events.
Details from 01398 323093,

Venue: Exmoor Pony Centre

Monday 20th
Exmoor Society - Archeological Fiels Trip

Simonsbath revealed - Recent archeological work in Simonsbath is revealing how the village was developed including the building of a great mansion never completed, the gardens of which are only now being uncovered. A walk led by ENP staff will explain the story of the village and the results of the current research. There may also be a chance to visit the Sawmill. Optional lunch beforehand at the Exmoor Forest Inn.
Contact: Events Secretary: Pauline 01643 863586

Time: 2.00
Venue: Meet at Exmoor Forest Inn, Simonsbath

July 2015
Saturday 18th
Summer Flower Show

Flower Show

Time: 2pm
Venue: Porlock Village Hall

Sunday 26th
Porlock Horse Show

Horse & pony showing, mountain & moorland & Exmoor Pony classes, show jumping, gymkhana, stags horn show, companion dog show, terrier, lurcher & doodle shows. Bar & refreshments. Toilets, bar, refreshments, car park. Dogs welcome. 01643 841670

Time: 10am to 5pm
Venue: West Luccombe Farm

Friday 31st to Monday 3rd August
St Dubricius Church Flower Festival

Flower arrangements in church.
More information at

Venue: St Dubricius Church, Porlock

August 2015
Saturday 8th to Sunday 16th
Exmoor Pony Festival

Sunday 9th
Porlock Country Fair

Country Fair with sideshows,rural craft displays, refreshments and much, much more

Time: 11.30am to late afternoon
Venue: Porlock Recreation Ground

Sunday 30th
Smugglers Run

From the Top Ship across Porlock Marsh to the Bottom Ship at Porlock Weir

Time: Midday
Venue: Start at the Top Ship
Price: Free to spectators

September 2015
Saturday 5th
Porlock Carnival

Carnival procession starting from Porlock central car park followed by presentation of cups in Porlock Village Hall.

Time: 6.00pm
Venue: Porlock

October 2015
Saturday 24th
Porlock Apple Day

Apple pressing, stalls, displays

Venue: Porlock Visitor Centre
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