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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

13
DEC
Christmas Is Magical
Babbacombe Theatre

Music Magic and Mirth in all its guises is what Christmas isMagical promises their audiences at the Babbacombe Theatre in Torquay. This family variety show features spellbinding Illusions comedic classics hits of yesteryear and today interspersed cleverly to deliver a show that…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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20
JAN
The Three Musketeers: The Panto
The Edge

The Three Musketeers is an action packed family pantomime touring in Jan 2018. Based on the classic swashbuckling novel by Alexandre Dumas this panto tells this classical tale set in the 17th Century French royal court and how a young man from…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07855 090589
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10
FEB
Russian Gala Concert
Central Church

This unique event will feature instrumental and vocal performances of Russian soloists: Mezzo‐Soprano Violin Folk Vocal and Balalaika with piano accompaniment.Performers are all graduates of Russian and its former republics including:Iryna Ilnytska Mezzo‐Soprano from Stachanov Ukraine with international operatic experience Sergei Kosov…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07505 884271
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14
FEB
Speed Dating in Torquay
Rock Garden

Torquay Speed Dating How speed dating in Torquay worksA great event to go to is Speed Dating in Torquay. How it works is our friendly professional hosts will greet you and they will settle you in by briefly explaining the format…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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16
FEB
An Ellen Kent Production: La Traviata
Princess Theatre Torquay

A tragic tale of searing passion and memorable music that tells of the passionate loves and life of the consumptive courtesan Violetta.Opera & Ballet International proudly presents an Ellen Kent Production with international soloists highly‐praised chorus and full orchestra.VerdiLA TRAVIATA.Starring the international…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713023
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17
FEB
An Ellen Kent Production: Madama Butterfly
Princess Theatre Torquay

Introducing the celebrated soprano Maria HeeJung Kim from the Korean National Opera Seoul and the international soprano Alyona KistenyovaWinner of The Best Opera Award Liverpool Daily Post Theatre Awards.Back by overwhelming public demand this award winning Opera returns with exquisite sets including…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713023
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22
FEB
Tim Vine - Sunset Milk Idiot
Babbacombe Theatre

Hey people Tim Vine back on tour telling lots of silly new jokes showing off new homemade props singing some new daft ditties and all with the appearance of confidence. The following subjects will be touched upon briefly: pixie football ice cream…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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03
MAR
G4 - Live in Concert
Babbacombe Theatre

The UKs No.1 classical vocal harmony quartet are back with another exhilarating tour ‐ G4 LIVEHaving exploded into the industry and the publics hearts back in 2004 on the first series of the X‐Factor G4 continue to blow people away year after…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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08
MAR
Business eXpo now - Plymouth
Boringdon Park Golf Club

Our Business eXpo in Plymouth is now in its 5th yearSince its inception in 2013 the eXpo has been held at Boringdon Park Golf Club. The venue works well for it benefiting from an open plan exhibition space and a separate room…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 03337 720858
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11
MAR
The Everly Brothers & Friends Tribute Show
The Palace Theatre

The Temple Brothers officially the UKs No.1 Tribute to The Everly Brothers as voted for by the National Tribute Music Awards 2017 are proud to announce the return of their Theatre Show produced by themselves. The show is dedicated to themusic of…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01773 769372
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30
APR
Robert Temple - The Hypnotist Live & Outrageous
Babbacombe Theatre

Join leading hypnotist Robert Temple on a fast‐paced laugh‐out‐loud and hysterical ride to the centre of your imagination This is YOUR chance to become the star of this unforgettable show.Forget swinging watches and people clucking like chickens The Hypnotist: Live &…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 01803 328385
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05
MAY
Ed Byrne: Spoiler Alert
Babbacombe Theatre

Ed states I originally intended to call the show Ill Millennial You in a Minute but my promoter considered the title off‐puttingly baffling. Thats my own chainsaw in the photo by the way.Is life that bad or have we good…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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11
MAY
All Our Yesterdays
Babbacombe Theatre

Nostalgia just doesn't come any better Another sensational show from theproducers of 'Memory Lane' Rolling back the Years and Memories are made of This. One of the biggest shows of its kind in the UK…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
MAY
The Beach Boys Story
Babbacombe Theatre

Back by popular demandA unique opportunity to hear played live every chart hit Americas biggest pop band ever recorded including: God Only Knows Good Vibrations I Get Around Wouldnt It Be Nice Surfin USA Fun Fun Fun California Girls Sloop John B…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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26
MAY
Rich Hall's Hoedown
Babbacombe Theatre

Rich Halls critically acclaimed new show begins its second leg of touring. There has never been a better time to be an American comedian in the UK. Halls precision dismantling of the tenuous relationship between two countries is a freewheeling and deadly…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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09
JUN
The Upbeat Beatles
Babbacombe Theatre

Relive the sounds of the 60s with the worlds premier Beatles tribute band. The Upbeat Beatles re‐create the sound of the Fab Four faithfully and as closely as its possible to get. Raw powerhouse vocals…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
JUN
Dire Straits:UK
Babbacombe Theatre

Dire Straits:UK is a brand new UK based tribute band to Mark Knopflers legendary Dire Straits. The band has that launched in 1977 has spawned some of the greatest loved songs of all time including Sultans of Swing Walk of Life the…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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10
AUG
The Bon Jovi Experience
Babbacombe Theatre

The Bon Jovi Experience is an outstanding tribute to Bon Jovi. They are the only Bon Jovi tribute band in the world to have actually played and shared a stage with Jon Bon…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
AUG
ABBA - Take A Chance on Us
Babbacombe Theatre

The music of Abba never fails to generate a fantastic night of entertainment Appealing to all age groups.TAKE A CHANCE ON US is a fantastic family show containing the finest musicians stunning live vocals and amazing harmonies. The show has professional voiceovers…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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01
SEP
You Win Again
Babbacombe Theatre

Direct from Londons West End You Win Again Celebrating The Music of The Bee Gees.Prepare to experience the distinct sound of one the greatest bands to have ever graced the stage in this unforgettable concert spectacular. Immerse yourself in the brothers…

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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