Sidmouth Donkey Sanctuary plans summer events

Bray and Stay weekend among events planned at Sidmouth Donkey Sanctuary

WITH the approach of the summer holidays Sidmouth Donkey Sanctuary has planned a new programme of events.

In addition to regular walks, talks and demonstrations, other events include its Summer Fair on Sunday, August 14, from 10am – 4pm.

There is chance for an extended visit to the Sanctuary with the Bray and Stay experience weekend on Friday and Saturday, August 19 – 20.

The Elisabeth Svendsen Trust (EST) for Children and Donkeys will also hold a more formal Charity Ball starting at 7.30pm on Friday, August 12.

The Sanctuary’s Hayloft restaurant will host a barbecue and Quiz Night on August 3 and an Italian Theme Night the following Wednesday, August 10.

Younger visitors can enjoy the Junior Donkey Club from 9am – 4:30pm on Friday July 29, and Fridays throughout August, Summer Donkey Hunts, daily from Saturday July 23 to Thursday, September 1 and Teddy Bear’s Picnic and Donkey Trek events from 11:30am to 2pm each Tuesday in August.

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Proceeds from all the events will go to the international animal welfare charity or the EST.

For more information call (01395) 573156 or see online at