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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

25
MAR
Prince Revelation starring Mark Anthony
Babbacombe Theatre

Mark Anthony is an International singer‐songwriter who made history by being the first tribute‐lookalike‐artiste ever to appear on televisions Top of The Pops. This was followed by a tour with his own live show in countries and cities such as Zurich Switzerland…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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28
MAR
Magic of the Stars
Babbacombe Theatre

There is Magic to Do as the all new family show Magic of the Stars opens its doors for the 2017 season at the celebrated venue. The show features extracts from Broadway and West End shows has hit songs that span seven…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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01
APR
The Art of Meaning: Learn 3 Uncommon Skills That M
Totnes

Happiness is overrated.For one thing it doesnt last. It passes. Often within seconds usually within minutes and almost always by tomorrow morning. And inevitably its replaced by its non‐identical twin sadnessor if youre lucky by its second cousins boredom and ennui.The tragicomic…

Location: 5.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 7714 670828
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06
APR
The Barron Knights
Babbacombe Theatre

Probably the most entertaining group to come out of the 60s and 70s. Their musicianship their harmonies and of course their humour makes them what their peers call them The Guvnors. They are supremely talented a showbiz phenomenon and the best tonic…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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08
APR
Evening Canoe Paddle on the River Dart - with Camp
River Dart

Join us for a magical evening on the River Dart The evening paddle by canoe is an opportunity to have an unusual evening where you slow down and experience the natural world on the water as it moves from day to night.…

Location: 5.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07789 113738
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12
APR
Canoe Safari on the River Dart
River Dart

A great day of canoeing on the stunning Dart estuary. We begin from Longmarsh Totnes where we set off with the outgoing tide. Leaving the town behind us we join with the peaceful expanse of the Dart Estuary with its thick wooded…

Location: 6.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07789 113738
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13
APR
Cirque du Hilarious
Babbacombe Theatre

A Half Term treat for all the family Circus Hilarious ‐ Hilarious by name hilarious by nature.Circus Hilarious are award‐winning father and son duo Clive Webb and Danny Adams. For over fifteen years CIRCUS HILARIOUS has been bringing the magic of circus…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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21
APR
60s Weekend
South Bay Holiday Park

Come and join South Bay as the party gets started with their first ever themed weekend.Featuring fabulous 60s acts including; Edison Lighthouse The New Honeycombs The Ivy League and more. Prices from £149 for the whole weekend including accommodation. Please visit: https:www.johnfowlerholidays.comentertainment60s‐weekend‐1…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01271 866766
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22
APR
Weekend Canoe Safari
River Dart

This is a two day excursion on the stunning Dart Estuary river‐side camping overnight on the Sharpham estate.Setting off from Totnes with the outgoing tide we leave the town behind us to join with the peaceful expanse of the Dart Estuary with…

Location: 6.1 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 07789 113738
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27
APR
Bovey Tracey Scouts & Guides Gang Show
Bovey Tracey Scout Hall

The event is the Bovey Tracey Scouts & Guides Gang Show. This is an annual entertainment show that is put on by Scouts Guides Cubs & Brownies in Bovey Tracey. The show includes a mix of comedy music and…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01626 832042
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28
APR
TJ Higgs – The Medium
Babbacombe Theatre

With her natural contemporary and accurate presentation TJ is today firmly placed as one of the UKs foremost psychic medium and her broad appeal allows her to support private readings live theatre appearances and events within the UK and internationally.As well as…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01803 328385
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29
APR
Family Canoeing and Bush-Craft - canoe-camping
River Dart

Canoeing and Bush‐craft go together like tea and cake A weekend of foraging and learning Bush‐craft skills on the river. Well be canoeing on the beautiful Dart stopping en‐route to forage for wild foods to cook up at lunchtime over the campfire.Theyll…

Location: 6.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07789 113738
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12
MAY
Shakin' Stevens - Echoes of Our Times
Babbacombe Theatre

Shakin Stevens is back The platinum‐selling Welsh rock and roll singer and songwriter who holds the distinction of being the UKs biggest‐selling singles artist of the 1980s releases his new Album Echoes Of Our Times on September 16th this year and will…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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12
MAY
Shakin' Stevens - Echoes of Our Times Tour
Babbacombe Theatre

Shakin Stevens is back The platinum‐selling Welsh rock and roll singer and songwriter who holds the distinction of being the UKs biggest‐selling singles artist of the 1980s releases his new Album Echoes Of Our Times on September 16th this year and will…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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19
MAY
Memory Lane
Babbacombe Theatre

Based on the original show from 2009 Memory Lane is now touring with a host of new songs costumes and routines.The ultimate feel good show and a stunning musical journey through some of the greatest songs from 50s 60s and 70s. Including…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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20
MAY
Sharpham Canoe picnic
River Dart

Explore this scenic stretch of the River Dart by canoe topped off with a gourmet riverside picnic opposite Sharpham Estate using food and drink sourced from small independent local suppliers.We set off from Longmarsh Totnes at midmorning and follow the gentle meandering…

Location: 3.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07789 113738
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26
MAY
I Remember You - Frank Ifield
Babbacombe Theatre

Legendary Australian based entertainer he was actually born in the UK 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…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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28
MAY
Brixfest 2017
Brixham Harbour

Dragon Boat racing is an ancient Chinese tradition and the fastest growing water activity in Britain today‐ as well as the most fun Up to 10 people paddle each 30 boat with a drummer at the front beating in time and our…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01780 470718
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02
JUN
Henning Wehn
Babbacombe Theatre

Join German Comedy Ambassador Henning Wehn for an evening of Teutonic jolliness at its best. After his last show tackled those well‐known staples of light entertainment that are the British obsession with home ownership and the self‐serving nature of most fundraising efforts…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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11
JUN
Dartmoor Zoo Wedding Fair 2017
Dartmoor Zoo

We welcome you back to the second Dartmoor Zoo Wedding Fair of the year.Pop up to the zoo to browse a diverse range of exhibitors from cupcakes to cars some of the finest in Devon and Cornwall. Find your dream dress and…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01314 638368
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11
JUN
The Great British Dog Walk
Canonteign Falls

Why join Hearing Dogs at the Great British Dog Walk at Canonteign FallsThis will be a fab charity walk for dog lovers of all ages Lots of fun activities for both adults and children stalls with great gifts homemade crafts and…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: +441628 894827
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17
JUN
Derek Acorah - Whispers From Heaven
Babbacombe Theatre

Derek Acorah is one of the foremost names in the world of Psychic Phenomena as well as a celebrity author and performer like no other.The pioneer for Spiritualism and Mediumship on television he is arguably the worlds most renowned Spirit Medium having…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01803 328385
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23
JUN
Supersonic 70s Show
Babbacombe Theatre

Its the hottest ticket in town An incredible live show so jam packed with classic 70s hits its no wonder its been described as the best 70s show of its kind‐ West End quality.Led by the Catsuit Wondergirl Janey Bombshell Supersonic 70s…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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15
JUL
Canoeing and Bush-craft Day on the River Dart
River Dart

Canoeing and Bush‐craft go together like tea and cake A day of foraging and learning Bush‐craft skills on the river. Well do some epic paddling on the beautiful Dart stopping en‐route to forage for shellfish and other wild foods to cook up…

Location: 6.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07789 113738
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21
JUL
Gary Delaney 2017 UK Tour
Babbacombe Theatre

Theres Something About Gary... and that something is he likes to write and perform jokes. An awful lot of them. He thinks a good joke should be like a drunk Glaswegian short and punchy.I laughed and I laughed and I laughed master…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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22
JUL
The Opera Boys
Babbacombe Theatre

Leading men from Londons West End combine in a powerhouse of vocal harmony to deliver a stunning blend of music ranging from opera to Pop and everything in‐between.For the past 5 years The Opera Boys have been delighting audiences all over the…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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29
JUL
Dartington Summer School and Festival
Dartington Hall

Welcome to the 2017 concerts and events programme at Dartington Summer School and FestivalEach day from early evening the beautiful estate at Dartington transforms into a thriving venue for concerts and events. Its ancient buildings stunning gardens and welcoming restaurant and bar…

Location: 4.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL:
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05
AUG
Woofstock UK 2017
Coronation Park

Woofstock UK 2017 is an event like no other. It is a festival for all things dog held on 5 August 2017. In Coronation Park Dartmouth Devon which is close to Kingsbridge Totnes and lots of beaches. This is our third year…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01314 638368
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25
AUG
Sounds of the Sixties show with The Zoots, Palace
Palace Theatre

Live performance from The Zoots featuring Jamie Goddard Harriet Loather Ben Jones Simon Small and Tommy LloydTHE ZOOTS are here to make your whole family bop to the 60s beats that everybody loves ‐ with legendary numbers by The Beatles The…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 665800
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25
AUG
Thank ABBA For The Music
Babbacombe Theatre

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 the worlds most successful and…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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