What's on inBarnstaple

Welcome to Barnstaple

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Barnstaple - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Barnstaple to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Barnstaple

19
MAY
Stewart Francis
Ilfracombe Landmark Theatre

The star of 'Mock The Week' 'Michael McIntyre's Roadshow' and 'Live At The Apollo' embarks on a brand new tour with a fantastic and hilarious new show A brilliant comic brain... this stand‐up cracks some…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

10
JUN
Tim Vine
The Queen's Theatre

Tim Vine is an English actor writer and comedian. Famed for his quick‐fire wit and stand‐up routine his puns and his one‐liners Vine also held the 2004 world record for the most jokes told in…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

12
JUN
Only Fools and 3 Courses
Fox and Hounds Country Hotel

Join us for the Dinner event of the year which combines fine food and comedy action served up ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES style.Marlene & Boycie are hosting a Gala Dinner but will things go to plan with Del Rodney and Uncle…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01769 580345
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Tourist Attractions


Dartington Crystal

Largest warehouse sale to date, up to 75 off selected items Only while stocks last No trip to Devon is complete without a visit to Dartington Crystal Factory Experience.See first hand how our crystal is hand crafted with skill and care from the blowing of…

Exmoor Zoological Park

A unique zoo, combining a relaxed and informal atmosphere with many of the birds and animals at liberty within the grounds. This is complemented by the picturesque views and maintained gardens, combining both endangered and domestic animals and birds in one location. A charming visit, with something for…

Bideford and Instow Railway

Bideford Railway Heritage Centre manages the Bideford station site and Instow signal box both of which are on the former railway line from Barnstaple to Bideford in North Devon. The railway line is now part of the popular Tarka Trail and so our two sites provide points of…

Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park

Come see; T‐Rex, Dilophosaurus, Megalosaurus, Dinosaur Museum, Apes & Monkeys, Sealions, Meerkats, WolvesParrots, Birds of Prey, Otters, Butterfly House, Beautiful Waterfall and Gardens, Earthquake Train Ride, Snow Leopard,Snakes, Dragon Lizards, Insects and Spiders, Penquins, 'Out Of This World' Light Show, and much more.Last year saw the arrival of…

Exmoor Zoo

Exmoor Zoo is a unique and unusual zoo to visit Opened in 1982 the zoo is now an ideal family venue, catering very well for the younger generation. So much change has taken place, that even a visit last year, will today see new exhibits and animals.The zoo…

Marwood Hill Gardens

20 acres of beautiful gardens and three lakes in a valley setting with Plant Centre and Garden Tea Room.The creator of the gardens was Dr James Smart VMH. who moved to Marwood in 1949. The land that is now Marwood Hill Gardens consisted then of an old broken…

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