What's on inBickington

Welcome to Bickington

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Bickington - 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 Bickington to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Bickington

31
MAY
Starstruck
Babbacombe Theatre

In a time where celebrity culture seems to be what inspires people nowadays social media is the place to have your say and sharing selfies is the norm who would have thought that traditional variety theatre could still be generating 5 star…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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02
JUN
Kindly Leave The Stage
Cygnet Theatre

Kindly Leave the Stage by John ChapmanDirected by Adam MorleyPart of a National Tour April ‐ June 2016The show is a celebration of fun mayhem and thespian mischief and is of a similar format to Noises off a play within a play.…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01392 277189
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02
JUN
Music Of The Night
Babbacombe Theatre

Music is the universal language and what feelings sound like It inspires and as quoted by Victor Hugo expresses that which cannot be said. However this all new show albeit titled as last years hit 5 star show has a lot…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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03
JUN
Sensation - A tribute to the music of The Who
Exmouth Pavilion

After 50 years of The Who Sensation hits the road to celebrate the music of this timeless British band with a unique concert.Book your tickets now for an amazing musical journey from My Generation to Who are You via Tommy &…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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06
JUN
Festival at Cygnet
Cygnet Theatre

This year eight visiting companies will be bringing a variety of new work to Cygnets week long celebration of live performance. Thought‐provoking challenging tender and humorous…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01392 277189
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07
JUN
Pirates of Penzance
Exmouth Pavilion

Pirates of PenzanceAward nominated for many of their previous productions Exmouth Musical Theatre Company are back with a bang for 2016 with a fresh take on one of Gilbert and Sullivans most popular shows The Pirates of PenzanceThe updated Broadway version…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01395 222477
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11
JUN
Coffee Morning
The Blackmore Theatre

Every second Saturday of the month the Exmouth Players hold a coffee morning at the Blackmore Theatre.Come and join us for tea coffee and some very yummy home‐made cakes such as German Apple Cake Lemon Drizzle Chocolate Fudge squares Sausage Rolls Cheese…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07905 761485
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11
JUN
Inflatable Spaces
Outdoors

Your group will design and build a large futuristic blow‐up structure ‐ the type commonly used for festivals camping temporary nightclubs and moveable fun. The workshop would suit ANYONE over 14 yrs but might be of particular interest to young people and…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01647 281295
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13
JUN
Open Auditions for
The Blackmore Theatre

The Exmouth Players will be holding auditions for their August Production of On Golden Pond a modern play written by Ernest Thompson on Monday 13th June 2016 at 7.30pm at The Blackmore Theatre. These auditions are open to both members and…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07905 761485
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15
JUN
Bingo
The Blackmore Theatre

Every third Wednesday of the month the Exmouth Players hold Bingo at the Blackmore Theatre.It is nothing serious and there are no cash prizes. Other prizes are up for grabs for a full line and a full house.Come and join us…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07905 761485
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17
JUN
Boogaloo Blues Weekend, Torquay
Toorak Hotel

The Toorak is owned by TLH Leisure Resort and the seven‐acre complex includes swimming pools a spa and gym a Bistro and its own pub. The Hotel is also only a ten minute walk away from the railway station if you…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01252 793430
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17
JUN
Side by Side by Stephen Sondheim
The Blackmore Theatre

Out of the Box Productions will be presenting Side by Side by Stephen Sondheim on Friday 17th June 2016 at the Blackmore Theatre commencing at 7.30pm.This amateur production is presented by arrangement with Josef Weinberger Ltd on behalf of Music Theatre International…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07905 761485
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19
JUN
Elton John
Westpoint Arena

Elton John is one of the top selling musical artists of all time and this fantastic musician is on his tour which is bound to sell out at all venues across the UK. Definitely…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
JUN
Lloyd George Knew My Father
The Blackmore Theatre

Lloyd George Knew My Father is a black comedy play written by William Douglas Home and is directed by Nick Lawrence.When Lady Boothroyd hears that the authorities are determined to build a road through her grounds she announces her intention to kill…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07905 761485
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22
JUN
An Evening of Mediumship with Tony Stockwell
Exmouth Pavilion

An Evening of Mediumship with TV Psychic Tony StockwellIts NOT creepy or kooky mysterious or spooky. Its Psychic Medium Tony Stockwell demonstrating his belief that those who have passed can communicate with their loved ones. At its best Mediumship has the potential…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01395 222477
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24
JUN
Sean Hughes & Friends
Exmouth Pavilion

Unbeaten legend Never Mind The Buzzcocks team captain and one of Channel 4s 100 Greatest Stand‐Ups in the World Sean Hughes joins us for a hilarious night of live comedy. The night will be hosted by Resident MC Cerys Nelmes who will…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07909 009355
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24
JUN
Sean Hughes and Friends
Exmouth Pavilion

Come and join us for a fantastic night of comedy.unbeaten legend Never Mind The Buzzcocks team captain and one of Channel 4s 100 Greatest Stand‐Ups in the World Sean Hughes joins us for a hilarious night of live comedy.The night will be…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01395 222477
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24
JUN
TJ Higgs – The Medium
Babbacombe Theatre

Join one of the UKs most celebrated mediums TJ Higgs for an evening of Mediumship. TJ is a true medium. The evidence and validation she gives to her audience is undeniable. TJs accuracy and ability as a medium is simply astonishing. Come…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01803 328385
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25
JUN
BEAUTIFUL WORLD Celebrating 25 years of TAKE THAT
Babbacombe Theatre

Since January 2009 Beautiful World have worked hard to become the UKs first biggest and best Celebration Act to a group that have sold over 600 million records worldwide.TAKE THAT have dominated the music industry for over two decades Gary Barlow Mark…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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25
JUN
Sarah Millican
Corn Exchange Exeter

Sarah Millican is a successful English stand‐up comedienne from South Shields. Her profile on the comedy scene first increased after winning the if.comedy award in 2008 at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. She is now…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

01
JUL
Thank ABBA For The Music
Babbacombe Theatre

New for 2015 and featuring all of ABBAs greatest and most memorable hits Thank ABBA For The Music is the ultimate feel good party style tribute concert. This two‐hour theatre spectacular really does capture all the magic and excitement of one of…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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09
JUL
Beach Boys Band
Exmouth Pavilion

AN EVENING OF SURF SAND SEA AND SUNSHINE BOUGHT TO YOU IN SONG By the INCOMPARABLE BEACH BOYS BAND A Show of technical excellence both vocal and instrumentallyThe complex recordings of the original Beach Boys reproduced live…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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10
JUL
Raymond Froggatt
Exmouth Pavilion

Birmingham‐born singersongwriter Raymond Froggatt has been on the music scene since the 1960s. Known and loved for his well crafted songs and exciting live performances his style is a mix of rock and roll with…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
JUL
Paul Metcalfe is Rod Stewart
Sheldon Open Air Theatre

This tribute to Rod Stewart involves the same swaggering showmanship audience participation and sheer sense of fun that has made Rod Stewart one of the most popular performers of all time.Paul performs all of Rods massive hits in his Rod Stewart Tribute…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01647 253916
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16
JUL
Police Dog Hogan
Sheldon Open Air Theatre

For the first time ever Police Dog Hogan are coming to Sheldon Open Air TheatrePolice Dog Hogan are a high‐energy eclectic eight‐piece combining fiddle banjo mandolin brass drums and guitars with knockout four‐part harmonies in an exuberant fusing of country pop folk…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01647 253916
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18
JUL
The Mousetrap
Princess Theatre Torquay

Dont miss Agatha Christies The Mousetrip Londons West End threatre has been running this well‐loved murder mystery play for the last 38 years. On November 25 2012 the play will mark its 60th birthday. A…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

20
JUL
Abba Magic
Sheldon Open Air Theatre

The fabulous Abba tribute band are backCome and be a Dancing Queen as Abba Magic recreate that 70s feeling.Loved by all Ages the magic of Abba is recreated with attention to detail fantastic costumes and tongue‐in‐cheek humour delivered in Swedish accents this…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01647 253916
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20
JUL
Viva Neil Diamond
Exmouth Pavilion

Bob Drury Presents..VIVA NEIL DIAMONDIn 1966 Neil Diamonds first hits smashed into the worlds music charts. To celebrate the icons 50 year recording career the UKs very own voice of Neil Bob Drury The Neil Diamond Story takes to the road with…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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21
JUL
Rhythm of the Dance
Exmouth Pavilion

Having played to over 3 million people in 43 countries around the world and produced by The National Dance Company of Ireland this stunning special edition 10th anniversary celebration features breathtaking dance with the…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

22
JUL
Joey the Lips
Sheldon Open Air Theatre

The nations funkiest 10 piece band with an insanely loyal local following. We bring you 3 great vocalists a driving rhythm section and a kicking horn section that wont stay still for a second. Joey the Lips is best described as SoulBlues…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01647 253916
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Tourist Attractions


Paignton and Dartmouth Steam Railway

Paignton and Dartmouth Steam Railway from Paignton is the holiday line with steam trains running for seven miles in Great Western tradition along the spectacular Torbay coast to Churston and through the wooded slopes bordering the Dart estuary to Kingswear. The scenery is superb, with seascapes right…

South Devon Railway

The South Devon Railway is one of Devons and the West Countrys best loved tourist attractions and is the longest established steam railway in the south west.The South Devon Railway, or SDR, is a seven mile former Great Western Railway branch line, built in 1872, which runs along…

Becky Falls

No visit to Devon would be complete without a day at Dartmoors famous Becky Falls, where there really is something for everyone to enjoy. Set within a spectacular ancient valley, the Falls have been attracting visitors for over 100 years and today offers a fantastic, value‐packed day out…

Beckywell Falls Woodland Park

High on Dartmoor Becky Falls Woodland Park, with its huge oak canopy, rugged landscape, massive granite boulders and waterfalls, provides some of the most scenic and enjoyable walks in the south west as well as loads of fun for all the family throughout the seasons. Open from…

Buckfast Abbey

Buckfast Abbey is home to a Roman Catholic community of Benedictine monks.The Abbey Church is at the centre of the monastic life of the Benedictine monks at Buckfast, since it is there that the Monastic Community gathers to pray and celebrate the sacraments.12th century Cistercian architecture has a…

Buckfast Butterfly Farm

The Butterfly Farm and Otter Sanctuary is situated just outside the southern border of Dartmoor National Park between Exeter and Plymouth and is easily reached just off the A38 Devon Expressway at the Dart Bridge junction. There are large brown tourist signs guiding visitors from the junction to…

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