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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

04
JUL
Lets Rock 2015 Extras
Powderham Castle

Lets Rock 2015 Extras at Powderham Castle in Exeter on Saturday 04 July 2015. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
JUL
Lets Rock 2015 Extras
Powderham Castle

Lets Rock 2015 Extras at Powderham Castle in Exeter on Saturday 04 July 2015. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
JUL
Summer BBQ & Jazz from ‘Two’s Up’
Buckland Tout-Saints Hotel

A wonderfully summery combination of live music and BBQ food on Bucklands sunny terrace overlooking glorious views.…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01548 853055
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17
JUL
Joey the Lips
Sheldon Open Air Theatre

The nations funkiest 10 piece band with an insanely loyal local following. We bring you 3 great vocalists a driving rhythm section and a kicking horn section that wont stay still for a second. Joey the Lips is best described as SoulBlues…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01647 253916
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18
JUL
The Dolly Parton Story
Sheldon Open Air Theatre

This new show pays tribute to one of the greatest icons of popular music ‐ Dolly Parton. The stunning vocals of Andrea Pattison are backed by an all‐live 4‐piece band. You can expect to hear…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
JUL
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
Princess Theatre Torquay

Acclaimed director and choreographer Jerry Mitchell Kinky Boots Legally Blonde Hairspray brings the new multi‐million pound production of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels the Musical to the Savoy Theatre. Starring three time Olivier and Tony Award winner…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

22
JUL
Quo-Incidence
Sheldon Open Air Theatre

After rocking the crowds in the theatre last summer Status Quo tribute band Quo‐Incidence are making a long anticipated returnThe guys bring an authentic sound with a great vibe and electric atmosphere ‐ an experience to be remembered for ever.So bring your…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01647 253916
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24
JUL
Rod Stewart Tribute
Sheldon Open Air Theatre

This tribute to Rod Stewart involves the same swaggering showmanship audience participation and sheer sense of fun that has made Rod Stewart one of the most popular performers of all time.Paul performs all of Rods massive hits in his Rod Stewart Tribute…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01647 253916
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25
JUL
Abba Magic
Sheldon Open Air Theatre

Abba Magic ‐ The Tribute perform all of Abbas biggest and best loved hits so you can be assured that the dance floor is never empty.Loved by all Ages the magic of Abba is recreated with attention to detail fantastic costumes and…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01647 253916
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29
JUL
The Fab Beatles
Sheldon Open Air Theatre

Beatles tribute The Fab Beatles keep getting better so we keep inviting them back. With Beatles tunes and lyrics part of our common psyche you just know youre going to relax and enjoy a good time. They have plenty of celebrity endorsements…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01647 253916
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11
AUG
‘Ladies that Lunch’ Garden Tour
Buckland Tout-Saints Hotel

Eden Hotel Collections head gardener Chris Holdsworth will take you on a tour of the gardens at Buckland followed by a two course lunch and a glass of wine.…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01548 853055
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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

05
SEP
Elizabethan House Museum Ghost Hunt
Totnes Elizabethan House Museum

Elizabethan House Museum is contained within an authentic Elizabethan Merchants House built around 1575 for the Kelland family. The house retains many features dating back to the Elizabethan period and has been painstakingly restored. Collections dating from 5000BC relate to the social…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07985 532620
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10
SEP
Corporate Open Day
Buckland Tout Saints Hotel

Meet the team take a tour of the house and grounds and see how Buckland could work for your away days or Christmas party.Including arrival drinks cream tea and team building activities.…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01548 853055
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15
SEP
Chef’s Masterclass - The Perfect Afternoon Tea
Buckland Tout Saints Hotel

Head Chef Ted Ruewell shares some top tips for creating a delicious afternoon tea followed by a two course lunch with Prosecco and canaps.…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01548 853055
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18
SEP
Survivors of the Titanic
The Palace Theatre

Historical theatre drama production about the Titanic and her links to south Devon.Performances atPalace Theatre Paignton: 7pm Friday Sept 18th.The Edge Brixham: 3pm and 7pm Saturday Sept 19th.Ticket information and bookings viahttp:www.southdevonplayers.combox‐office.htmlVideo trailer for the showhttps:www.youtube.comwatchvhILp1bqw2F4Following a ten‐year history of researching writing…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 665800
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06
OCT
‘Ladies that Lunch’ - Art with Emma Carter
Buckland Tout Saints Hotel

Create your own seascape painting with local artist Emma Carter followed by a two course lunch and a glass of wine.…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01548 853055
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09
OCT
Keith Barry Brain Hacker
Princess Theatre Torquay

Keith Barry Brain Hacker at Princess Theatre Torquay in Torquay on Friday 09 October 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Keith Barry Brain Hacker tickets so weve done the legwork for you. …

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

18
OCT
Autumn Wedding Fair
Buckland Tout Saints Hotel

Our country house looks enchanting at this time of year with the leaves turning gold and red. Come and meet the team and be inspired by our hand‐picked local wedding suppliers.…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01548 853055
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30
OCT
Family Halloween Night - Ghost Tours with Moonston
Buckland Tout Saints Hotel

This Halloween event is fun for all the family with games spooky snacks and some fabulous fireworks.…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01548 853055
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14
NOV
Bellowhead
Princess Theatre Torquay

From the wild rousing dance tunes to the theatricality of their ballads & sea songs this is a band that are also funny subtle and always engaging. Admire the sophisticated strings and elegant whirlwind of…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
FEB
Endurancelife CTS South Devon - Trail Running
Beesands

This is where the Coastal Trail Series was born. Now in its 10th year the South Devon stage has become a cult classic. The course is contained within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty AONB and is simultaneously picturesque and punishing. With…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01548 312314
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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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