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
Brother Strut
THE FACTORY PETROC

AFTER 2 SELL OUT TOURS LAST YEAR BROTHER STRUT RETURN TO THE ROAD TO PROMOTE THEIR MUCH ANTICIPATED 2ND ALBUMAs individuals they have performed on records that have accumulated over half‐a‐billion sales as a collective they form Brother Strut; the critically acclaimed…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07446 692751
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29
JUN
The Railway Children
Manor Green

Chapterhouse Theatre Company proudly presents The Railway Children the unforgettable and heart‐warming story of adventure and family set in the heart of the Yorkshire countryside. The lives of three children are changed forever by the mysterious disappearance of their father. Finding a…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01598 753322
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23
AUG
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Tapeley Park

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Shakespeares best‐loved romantic comedy. Let yourself be whisked away on a thrilling journey to the most magical of forests and meet star‐crossed lovers playful fairies and hilarious travelling players.Beautifully designed Elizabethan costumes a wonderful new musical score and…

Location: 5.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01271 860897
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10
NOV
Turin Brakes
THE FACTORY PETROC

One of the finest indie bands of the last decade who have sold over a million records to date Turin Brakes continue to produce powerful new music as their journey continues. Their seventh studio album Lost Property stormed into the UK Top…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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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