What's on inBuckfastleigh


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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Everything you need to know if you're visiting Buckfastleigh as a visitor or a resident.

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Forthcoming events in Buckfastleigh

17
AUG
Legends of the West End
Babbacombe Theatre

Dim the lights cue the music & raise the curtainand lose yourself in the phenomenon that is a West End MusicalWith extracts from more than twenty hit shows you are guaranteed to two hours of back to back musicals at a fraction…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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18
AUG
The Darkside of Pink Floyd
Babbacombe Theatre

More than just an ordinary Pink Floyd tribute band The Darkside of Pink Floyd entertain audiences with a fantastic light show and passionate performances.Due to the demand for their exquisite reproduction of Pink Floyds classic music The Darkside of Pink Floyd are…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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22
AUG
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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24
AUG
Dartmouth Regatta Shopping Village 2017
Coronation Park

The Dartmouth Royal Regatta Committee take pride in hosting the Best Regatta in the West every year in the stunning port of Dartmouth. This year Diverse Events are thrilled to be asked to manage the Shopping Village held on Coronation Park.Every year…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01314 638368
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25
AUG
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: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 07789 113738
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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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26
AUG
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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26
AUG
The Country Superstars Experience
Babbacombe Theatre

This truly unique show is hosted by Sarah Jayne who has been performing as Dolly Parton for over 25 years and is Europes Leading Tribute to the Queen of Country ‐ Dolly Parton. Sarah Jayne and Award Winning Vocal Impersonator Andy Crust…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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27
AUG
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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02
SEP
Into the Shadows
Babbacombe Theatre

Into the Shadows recreate the unique sound of The Shadows.Among their hits were Wonderful Land Guitar Tango Frightened City Dance On FBI Atlantis and Man of Mystery with their first number one hit Apache still recognised as being one of the most…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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09
SEP
David Hamilton’s Rock n Roll Back The Years
Babbacombe Theatre

Legendary DJ and broadcaster David Hamilton began his career in 1959 and since then has hosted more than 12000 radio shows and over 1000 TV shows. David has now hand‐picked an amazing band of musicians The Fugitives and the sensational Tiffany Girls…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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13
SEP
Speed Dating in Torquay
Rock Garden

Speed Dating in TorquayHow Speed Dating in Torquay worksWhen you arrive at the speed dating venue for Speed Dating in Torquay you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts. They will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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16
SEP
Explosive Light Orchestra
Babbacombe Theatre

An epic night of Rock Classics and melodic symphonic rock by the best ELO Tribute Band currently touring the UK and Europe showcasing the songwriting and genius of Jeff Lynne and Electric Light Orchestra. A full 8‐piece outfit including the famous string…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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22
SEP
Tapestry starring Nikki Dee
Babbacombe Theatre

Carole Kings Tapestry In Concert is performed by Australias multi‐award winning Nicki Dee and is a show like no other. In this full celebration of one of the worlds most famous and best‐selling records of all time this flawless singer delivers…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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23
SEP
Los Endos
Babbacombe Theatre

Seconds Out was Genesis second live album taken from the bands 1977 tour which was the source of all songs on the double album except Cinema Show from the 1976 tour. Crucially guitarist Steve Hackett left the band during mid‐1977 as Seconds…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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30
SEP
Wannabe - The Spice Girls Show
Babbacombe Theatre

Featuring your favourite Spice Girls hits the Wannabe show recreates the era of Girl Power and gives you a night out to remember From the chart stomping Spice Up Your Life through to the hip shaking Who Do You Think You Are…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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01
OCT
The Dartmoor Zoo Wedding Fair 2017
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: Exhibitions

TEL: 01314 638368
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07
OCT
60's Night Out with The Dreamers
Teignmouth Pavilions

Join 60s hitmakers ‐ The Dreamers formerly Freddie and The Dreamers as they recreate their hits including Im Telling You Now You Were Made For Me If You Gotta Make A Fool Of Somebody Over You Short Shorts plus many more.They are…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01626 249049
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08
OCT
A Night of Dirty Dancing
Babbacombe Theatre

A Night Of Dirty Dancing The Ultimate Tribute Show celebrating the greatest movie soundtrack of all time.Come and experience the brand‐new spectacular featuring all the hits from everyone's favourite dance movie Dirty Dancing in the…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

11
NOV
Michael Portillo - Life: A Game of Two Halves
Babbacombe Theatre

It took Michael Portillo little more than 10 years to get a seat in the Commons and then rise in power and esteem to a point where he was a favoured leader of his party and possible future PM. A…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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16
NOV
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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16
NOV
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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18
NOV
Jason Manford - Work in Progress
Babbacombe Theatre

Hes blessed with the sort of laid‐back charm and sharp turn of phrase you cant manufacture Daily Telegraph Jason Manford is back with a work in progress show ahead of his national tour in 2018 which…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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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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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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