The popular Natural Seaton Festival, which celebrates the natural heritage of Seaton and East Devon, is to be organised by the Seaton Tramway from 2022 it has been announced. Usually taking place on a Saturday in mid-July the event hasn’t been able to take place for the past two summer;s due to COVID but will now come back in 2022 better than ever!
Seaton Tramway aim to build on the event and make it bigger and more appealing to a wider audience. The event previously took place on Thury Harcourt in front of Seaton Station and Tesco with hundreds of locals and tourists enjoying activities, games, live entertainment and a variety of wildlife and conservation organisations.
Jenny Nunn, Seaton Tramway Chief Executive, said: “We are delighted that Seaton Tramway has now been given the organisation of the Natural Seaton Festival. We could not be more excited to build on the great foundations the Seaton Visitor Centre Trust and Seaton Jurassic have created since the festival started in 2014. The Tramway team are looking forward to 2022 and building this event over the coming years. The natural heritage of Seaton and East Devon is very important to us, both on land and sea, and along with our own industrial heritage we will be proud to be a part of highlighting its ever-increasing importance”
The event was previously organised by the Seaton Visitor Centre Trust and Devon Wildlife Trust’s Seaton Jurassic. This is the latest of a number of community events and engagement which have been announced by the Seaton Tramway.