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Welcome to Buckfastleigh

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

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Forthcoming events in Buckfastleigh

27
JUL
Kiss This
Sheldon Open Air Theatre

The ultimate 80s party bandKiss This are known for their varied repertoire of music with rich harmonies all performed totally live with no backing tapesTheir energetic party anthems are perfect for getting everyone up and dancing with brilliant live versions of classic…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01647 253916
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27
JUL
Wild Wednesdays
Coleton Fishacre House and Garden

Were taking over the gardens at Coleton Fishacre on Wednesdays in the summer holidays for some wild fun. Come and do activities like pond dipping hill rolling or wild art making and tick off some of the 50 things to do before…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01803 842382
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28
JUL
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: 12.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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29
JUL
Viva Neil Diamond
Babbacombe Theatre

In 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 Viva Neil Diamond a…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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30
JUL
Queen The Magic Years
Babbacombe Theatre

For over 40 years the music of British poprock super group Queen has been a global phenomenon which continues to endure 25 years after the death of their enigmatic frontman Freddie Mercury.Queen: The Magic Years takes you on a journey through the…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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02
AUG
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: 12.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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13
AUG
Teignmouth folk concerts
The Alice Cross Centre

Geoff Lakeman ‐ a veteran of the acoustic music scene and the father of a folk dynasty. Hes the dad of folk stars Seth Sean and Sam Lakeman and an acclaimed musician in his own right. He uses a rare Crane duet…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01626 775517
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26
AUG
Into The Shadows
Babbacombe Theatre

An authentic re‐creation and unique tribute to the classic sound of The Shadows www.intotheshadowslive.co.ukTicket prices:Adults £15 Seniors & Children £14For more information on the show and to book your tickets visit the Babbacombe Theatre website: http:www.babbacombe‐theatre.comupcoming‐showsinto‐the‐shadowsBox office: 01803 328385Website: www.babbacombe‐theatre.comEmail: infobabbacombe‐theatre.comThe theatre…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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26
AUG
The Railway Children
Greenway

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: 11.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: (01803) 842382
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27
AUG
Sherlock Holmes and the Hound of the Baskervilles
Greenway

On the lonely wasteland of the desolate Devon moors something evil is afoot. When death stalks the Baskerville family legend and superstition collide with the most heinous of crimes. On the moor nobody is safe not even the bravest of men. Join…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: (01803) 842382
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03
SEP
Mordred
Palace Theatre

Box Office: 01803 665800Synopsis: I am what you forced me to become snarls MordredKing Arthur has ruled Dumnonia the South‐west peninsula of Britain after being chosen as the Pendragon after his defeat of the Saxon sea‐wolves at the Battle of Badon Hill…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07855 090589
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09
SEP
JOHN LODGE with the Moody Blues band
Babbacombe Theatre

The Moody Blues John Lodge plus support the 10000 Light Years Ago TourAs one of The Moody Blues John Lodge has travelled to the four corners of the planet packing out the worlds iconic venues. Enjoy seeing John in an intimate…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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09
SEP
The Floyd Effect - The Pink Floyd Tribute Show
Palace Theatre Paignton

The Floyd Effect has become rightly renowned for the remarkable accuracy with which it performs the iconic music of Pink Floyd. All of the bands members are top quality musicians with pedigrees and they faithfully recreate the music without recourse to backing…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 665800
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16
SEP
Mordred - Arthurian stage show at Dartington (Stud
Studio 31

Studio 31Park RoadDartington HallTicket booking: https:www.dartington.orgwhats‐onor call 01803 847070Synopsis: I am what you forced me to become snarls MordredKing Arthur has ruled Dumnonia the South‐west peninsula of Britain after being chosen as the Pendragon after his defeat of the Saxon sea‐wolves at…

Location: 4.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07855 090589
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24
SEP
The Dartmoor Zoo Wedding Fair 2016
Dartmoor Zoo

This event does NOT require tickets It is free to enter both the zoo and the wedding fair. Simply turn up at Dartmoor Zoo from 4pmWe welcome you back to the second Dartmoor Zoo Wedding Fair of the year.Pop up to the…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01314 638368
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30
SEP
Rob Beckett - Mouth of the South
Babbacombe Theatre

OFF THE KERB PRODUCTIONS presents ROB BECKETT MOUTH OF THE SOUTHBecketts back with a brand‐new show of funnies and hes taking on the big issues like Kit Kats and flatbread Star of BBC1s Live At The Apollo Would I Lie…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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01
OCT
Sean Lock
Princess Theatre Torquay

Sean Lock began his career as a stand‐up comedian and was named Best Live Comic in 2000 at the British Comedy Awards. He has since branched out into TV and acting work along with appearances…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

06
OCT
The Whitney Houston Show
Babbacombe Theatre

This breathtaking production featuring the impeccable vocal talents of South Africas Belinda Davids is a beautifully crafted tribute to one of the worlds most revered singers. Accompanied by a full band and dancers Davids performs over two hours of Whitney Houstons best…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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07
OCT
I Remember You - FRANK IFIELD
Babbacombe Theatre

Legendary Australian based entertainer the ever‐popular FRANK IFIELD appears in I REMEMBER YOU A nostalgic look back at his lengthy musical career which spans more than 5 decades.Frank started as a country singer when he was only 13 years of age and…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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13
OCT
An Audience with Paul Gascoigne
Babbacombe Theatre

Without a doubt one of the greatest footballers of our generation a fantastic character and worldwide celebrity Paul Gascoigne one of footballs most mercurial talents has experienced scintillating highs and terrible lows both on the pitch and off like few others. A…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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14
OCT
Tony Christie
Babbacombe Theatre

Tony Christie has had top twenty hits all around the world with Las Vegas I Did What I Did For Maria Avenues And Alleyways Walk Like A Panther Every Word She Said and Is This…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
OCT
Los Endos
Babbacombe Theatre

Dont miss this opportunity to see and hear all the drama and excitement of a Genesis gig from the 70s and 80s.The band have crafted a new set which will include a fantastic selection from Genesis vast repertoire with something for everyoneThis…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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28
OCT
Starman – David Bowie
Babbacombe Theatre

Ziggy Stardust Aladdin Sane Thin White Duke and Major Tom are amongst the many personas of David Bowie every single character inspired a generation.Songs from all the eras of David Bowies celebrated career are performed to perfection in this highly charged show.…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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19
NOV
Russell Kane - Right Man, Wrong Age
Babbacombe Theatre

OFF THE KERB PRODUCTIONS presents Rusell Kane‐Right Man Wrong AgeAre you 16‐years‐old yet feel 21 Are you 40 but tragically faking 25 Or maybe youre full‐on 80 years with the heart of three oxen and the sex drive of a bonobo chimp.…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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19
NOV
Totnes Christmas Market 2016
Totnes Civic Hall

Join us in Totnes Civic Hall for 30 stalls with a wide selection of crafts and gifts from stocking fillers to that special unique gift.Free entry to all guests and visitors this will be a fun day out with plenty of wonderful…

Location: 5.6 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01314 638368
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30
NOV
G4 Christmas By Candlelight Tour 2016
Central Church

Make this Christmas a G4 Christmas Experience sumptuous harmonies in an idyllic festive setting...Due to overwhelming public demand original X‐Factor stars and operatic multi‐platinum selling vocal quartet G4 are back with their atmospheric Christmas By Candlelight show across the UK in November…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07989 302532
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16
DEC
Boogaloo Jump Jive 'n' Boogie Weekend, Torquay
The Victoria Hotel

We are delighted to announce a NEW Jump Jive & Boogie Weekend at The Victoria Hotel. Located in the heart of the English Riviera the Victoria Hotel is part of family owned hotel group TLH boasting four hotels on a single…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01252 793430
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05
MAR
OMID DJALILI - Schmuck For a Night
Babbacombe Theatre

Award winning comedian and actor Omid Djalili known for his legendary stand‐up performances is back on a nationwide tour Intelligent sometimes provocative and always entertaining his stand‐up is a hugely energetic and captivating comedy masterclass. His credits range from Hollywood to television…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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Tourist Attractions


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…

Compton Castle

Built between the 14th and 16th centuries, the castle has been home to the Gilbert family for most of the last 600 years. Sir Humphrey Gilbert 1539&8211;1583 was coloniser of Newfoundland and half‐brother to Sir Walter Raleigh.Compton Castle is occupied and administered by Mr & Mrs G E…

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