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

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Forthcoming events in Buckfastleigh

06
SEP
A 1920s Cabaret
The Edge

Enjoy music dance singing & comedy suitable for the whole family. Travel back in time to 1920 at Buckwells Cabaret Club in Torquay on its opening night. See local performers in an exciting awardwinning non‐profit Brixham theatre company specialising in historical…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07855 090589
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14
SEP
Open theatre auditions: Zorro
Chestnut Community Centre

Open auditions talking place on Sunday Sept 14th at 1pm at our usual rehearsal venue of Chestnut Community Centre Poplar Close Brixham TQ5 0SAIf you are unable to attend this date and would like to considered please contact for an alternative auditions…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07855 090589
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17
SEP
FREE taster session at the Newton Abbot Rock Choir
Methodist Avenue Church

The Newton Abbot Rock Choir is led by vocal teacher Eleanor Williams. Over the past few years Rock Choir has become firmly ingrained on the national consciousness with its unique mix of en‐masse singing fundraising television appearances and emphasis on supporting local…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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26
SEP
CERI DUPREE Fit For A Queen!
Babbacombe Theatre

To celebrate thirty years on the stage female impersonator Ceri Dupree stars in this sensational new show paying homage to some of his favourite ladies. You can expect side splitting comedy and a visual feast of spectacular eye popping and jaw dropping…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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27
SEP
An Evening With Pam Ayres
Babbacombe Theatre

The legendary Pam Ayres brings her current show to this venue 35 years after she first appeared on the Britains Got Talent TV show of its day Opportunity Knocks. Expect tickets to sell out…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

27
SEP
Open auditions for Les Miserables web film series
Jasmyn House

if you cannot make this date but wish to make an appointment to be auditioned on an alternative date please contact us the same rules of auditioning will applyOPEN AUDITIONS 11‐6pm atJasmyn House Midvale Road Paignton Devon TQ4 5BDSEPT 27TH 2014A BRIEF…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07855 090589
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17
OCT
Colin Fry
Babbacombe Theatre

Colin Fry claims that it was the tragic death of his adoptive brother that was the deciding factor in him becoming a medium and dedicating his life to the paranormal. He claims to have no…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

17
OCT
Al Murray One Man One Guvnor
Princess Theatre Torquay

Tickets for Al Murray One Man One Guvnor at Princess Theatre Torquay on the Friday 17 October 2014 are bound to sell out fast ‐ to watch Al Murray One Man One Guvnor live at Princess Theatre Torquay see our list of…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

24
OCT
The Noise Next Door UK Tour 2014
The Flavel

After six sell out Edinburgh Festival runs to huge critical acclaim the UK's premiere improv comedy troupe The Noise Next Door will be touring the UK starting on 8th May 2014 and culminating on 21st December 2014. The Noise Next Door are…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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25
OCT
CLASSIC CLAPTON
Palace Theatre Paignton

CLASSIC CLAPTON are the Worlds No1 Eric Clapton Tribute Band. In 2014 they are touring throughout the UK.The band comprises 4 excellent musicians.The band was formed in 1985 in Newcastle upon Tyne long before the term tribute band was invented and…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 665800
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12
NOV
Paul Hollywood
Princess Theatre Torquay

TVs baking star Paul Hollywood brings his first ever live show to the UK in 2014. Paul Hollywood Live ‐ Get Your Bake On sees Paul take to the stage for an evening of baking…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

15
MAY
TIM VINE - Tim Timinee Tim Timinee Tim Tim To You
Babbacombe Theatre

First stand‐up tour in 4 years the punslinger returns with lots of new jokes silly songs and twitchy dancing. Joke joke joke. Prop prop prop. Song song song. Sorry the laptops jammed.Its time to put the satire on hold and watch a…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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19
JUN
Boogaloo Blues Weekend
Toorak Hotel

We are delighted to announce a new venue for a Boogaloo Blues Weekend for 19th 22nd June 2015at The Toorak in Torquay.We road‐tested' the Hotel for three days and found it to be a delightful hotel close to the sea with…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01252 793430
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19
JUN
Mediumship with TV Psychic Tony Stockwell
Babbacombe Theatre

The popular star of TVs Street Psychic Psychic Private Eyes and Psychic Academy Tony Stockwell demonstrates his belief that those who have passed can communicate with their loved ones all delivered with emotion sensitivity and empathy. We hope that nobody can fail…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01803 328385
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21
AUG
Jimmy Carr
Princess Theatre Torquay

Funny man Jimmy Carr has become known and loved for his deadpan delivery and observational comedy. His humour is often dark yet hugely appealing as his success on TV and the live stand‐up stage keeps…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

21
AUG
Jimmy Carr Funny Business
Princess Theatre Torquay

Jimmy Carr Funny Business appears live in Torquay Devon at Princess Theatre Torquay on Friday 21 August 2015. For ticket prices to watch Jimmy Carr Funny Business at Princess Theatre Torquay see the list of tickets available for Jimmy Carr Funny…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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