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

01
MAR
Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club
THE FACTORY PETROC

BBC 6 music radio host actor and TV personality is ready to bring his acclaimed Funk & Soul Club back to The Factory Barnstaple. Be ready to boogie all night to an awesome back catalogue of classic funk & soul modern mash…

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17
MAR
Lee Scratch Perry
THE FACTORY PETROC

If this was a specially exhausting night for you you are in for a treat. Everyone get ready to get real steady for in a moment we will be welcoming a living legend Lee Scratch…

22
MAR
The Correspondents
THE FACTORY PETROC

Both growing up in South London they formed in 2007 and within two years had taken their high octane genre blending dance music from house parties to festival main stages.The show that quickly established the duo as one of the best live…

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23
MAR
The South
THE FACTORY PETROC

Formed in 1988 The Beautiful South had a string of hit singles such as Old Red Eyes Is Back Rotterdam Dont Marry Her Perfect 10 and Number One single A Little Time. Their greatest hits…

30
MAR
From the Jame
THE FACTORY PETROC

From The Jam comprises legendary former The Jam bassist Bruce Foxton vocalist & guitarist Russell Hastings drummer Mike Randon and Andy Fairclough on Hammond and piano. The band will be celebrating the 40th Anniversary of The Jams 3rd studio album All Mod…

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23
MAY
Brushy One String
THE FACTORY PETROC

Brushy truly does sound like a complete band when he runs his fingers through his one‐string guitarThis is Andrew China.k.a. Brushy One Stringthe son of the late great Freddie McKay one of Jamaicas most renowned artists. Like his father Brushy has reached…

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Tourist Attractions


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…

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…

Dartington Crystal

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 the molten glass through to the final finishing. There's lots more to see and do that will make…

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…

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…

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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Barnstaple? See our list of attractions in Barnstaple, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.