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A little light reflection … so what was the Wild West really like?

Living amongst the narrow lanes and wooded valleys of Mid-Devon it is hard to imagine what life was like in the Wild West, where distances were vast and the sky endless. Cattle were moved in huge numbers, sometimes as many as 3,000 beasts, west across America to the Pacific Coast. Cowboys and pioneers spent a lot of slow time moving on the range and

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Howdy Partners! Ready for a hoedown on August 4th?

It’s official – the theme for this years annual Silverton Street Market is … Wild South West! In what might be a new record for the committee, a decision was reached in well under an hour. Sorry to those who had their hopes pinned on something else, but there’s always next year. In the meantime, it’s on with the bucking bronco, line dancing, western

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Rock On! Welcome to Silverton Street Market 2017

A VERY WARM WELCOME to Silverton Street Market, 2017! This year, Silverton Rocks! As part of our music theme we look forward to some great musical performances, singers, bands and buskers – to join our packed programme of fun and entertainment. All the events and musical items, and when and where they’re happening, are set out in the programme. These are subject to change so see the Events Page and

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Beer launch

What do hops, a pop and some fancy dress have to do with Silverton Street Market? answer: Exe Valley Brewery are launching their celebratory brew ‘Top of the Hops’ in their brewery bar on the 24th June. Each year the Exe Valley Brewery craft a unique beer to support Silverton Street Market. This year, as the Street Market theme is ‘music’ the brewery have created a

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2017 Beer!

Beer is full of goodness and some would argue that barley and hops should count as two out of the necessary five a day! Top of the Hops isn’t being brewed yet but if it is as good as last years superb Luvvly Jubbilee it will indeed be a treat for the palate. Exe Valley Brewery are one of the Street Market sponsors so

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2017 Theme Reveal…

We had a great meeting the other evening and decided that the theme for 2017 will be Music. The exact title might vary a bit to something like: “Silverton Rocks” but it is basically Music! We’re having lots of ideas including Bands, Choirs, a “Big Sing”, a Songwriting Contest and of course lots of dressing-up as David Bowie, Mozart and Pavarotti! Please use Facebook to

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Website Issues

As some of you may have noticed we had some issues with our website recently. Unfortunately we basically had to remake the website from scratch (and yes we are now backing our site up properly!!) If you do notice anything wrong please let us know by emailing louismiles@hotmail.com We hope this didn’t cause you too much of an issue – remember it’s not too

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