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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

08
FEB
Let it Be
Princess Theatre Torquay

Let it Be is atheatre show that celebrates 50 years of the Beatles ever popular style of rock and roll. This show is filled with a whole host of the Beatles best known tracks allowing…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

09
FEB
Starstruck
Babbacombe Theatre

In a time where celebrity culture seems to be what inspires people nowadays social media is the place to have your say and sharing selfies is the norm who would have thought that traditional variety theatre could still be generating 5 star…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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12
FEB
Medieval & Arthurian photography exhibition openin
Millie and Me

FREE ENTRYCome to the opening night for a new photographic exhibition of medieval and Arthurian theme photographic work by local photographer Laura Jay and her team The South Devon Players Theatre & Film Company.All images themed on Arthurian legend in connection with…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07855 090589
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25
FEB
Talk: "Creating theatre and film from history
Karing Voluntary Group

Entry by donation. It is very important to book in advance as seating is limited to 30 attendees.This will be taking place as a lunchtime early afternoon talk.Please book tickets in advance by calling the Karing office on 01803 524799 orpopping into…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07855 090589
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28
FEB
Open Auditions (Film & theatre) for "Mordred"
Chestnut Community Centre

Mordred is a feature film and theatre production being directed by Laura Jay one of our founders.A gritty dark tale Mordred is an Arthurian‐era drama heavily influenced by the earliest legends of Mordred who is traditionally seen as King Arthurs arch‐nemesis and…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07855 090589
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06
MAR
Celebration of Dogs Weekend
Blackpool Sands Beach

Come visit the Celebration of Dogs Weekend at Blackpool Sands Dartmouth this March.Building on last years success with an outdoor market live entertainment and of course a fantastic dog show including agility demonstrations it is set to be the best year yetFrom…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01314 638368
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19
MAR
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…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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19
MAR
Excalibur Film & Fantasy Convention, Torquay
The Red House Hotel

Excalibur Film & Fantasy ConventionFilm Fantasy Scifi convention at the Red House Hotel Rousdown Rd Torquay TQ2 6PBEntry: £4 Adults £3 childrenSaturday March 19th 2016 11am ‐ 5pmTickets: https:www.ticketsource.co.ukdateFFFDDGFilm Fantasy Scifi convention at the Red House Hotel Rousdown Rd Torquay TQ2 6PBEvent…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 07855 090589
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15
APR
An Evening with Lulu
Babbacombe Theatre

The incredible Lulu still has plenty to shout about and is back with another fantastic tour. The Grammy‐nominated singer will be performing hits from her 50 year career such as To Sir With Love The Man Who Sold The World Relight My…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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18
APR
G4
Princess Theatre Torquay

G4 at Princess Theatre Torquay in Torquay on Monday 18 April 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch G4 live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service. …

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

30
APR
Pirates Got Talent - Talent contest at Brixham Pir
Brixham Pirate Festival

Come and join in this talent contest ‐ whether ye be a grizzled old sea‐dawg a gorgeous buxom wench or a cheeky young deckand Songs dances splicin the mainbrace ‐ all be welcomeContest at Stage 2 onSaturday April 30th 2016 2pm ‐…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07855 090589
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08
MAY
Dartmoor Zoo Wedding Fair 2016
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 are teaming up once again with Dartmoor Zoo to bring you their first wedding fair of…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01314 638368
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15
MAY
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

20
MAY
Liza Pulman sings Hollywood
Babbacombe Theatre

Liza Pulman of Fascinating Aida brings you an evening of some of the greatest songs from the silver screen. Her glorious voice charming personality and quirky comedic skills make her a unique entertainer. The evening will take you on a musical journey…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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28
MAY
The Definitive Elvis Experience
Babbacombe Theatre

TEES EVENTS PRESENTS.BEN THOMPSON THE DEFINITIVE ELVIS EXPERIENCE Still growing 38 years after his untimely passing the legend of Elvis Presley Continues to grow. Everyone has their own special Memories of Elvis whether its the Aloha from Hawaii via satellite the NBC…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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17
JUN
Boogaloo Blues Weekend, Torquay
Toorak Hotel

The Toorak is owned by TLH Leisure Resort and the seven‐acre complex includes swimming pools a spa and gym a Bistro and its own pub. The Hotel is also only a ten minute walk away from the railway station if you…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01252 793430
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24
JUN
TJ Higgs – The Medium
Babbacombe Theatre

Join one of the UKs most celebrated mediums TJ Higgs for an evening of Mediumship. TJ is a true medium. The evidence and validation she gives to her audience is undeniable. TJs accuracy and ability as a medium is simply astonishing. Come…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01803 328385
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01
JUL
Thank ABBA For The Music
Babbacombe Theatre

New for 2015 and 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…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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18
JUL
The Mousetrap
Princess Theatre Torquay

Dont miss Agatha Christies The Mousetrip Londons West End threatre has been running this well‐loved murder mystery play for the last 38 years. On November 25 2012 the play will mark its 60th birthday. A…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

29
JUL
Viva Neil Diamond
Babbacombe Theatre

In 1966 Neil Diamonds first hits smashed into the worlds music charts. To celebrate the icons 50‐year recording career the UKs very own voice of Neil ‐ Bob Drury The Neil Diamond Story takes to the road with Viva Neil Diamond a…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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26
AUG
Into The Shadows
Babbacombe Theatre

An authentic re‐creation and unique tribute to the classic sound of The Shadows www.intotheshadowslive.co.ukTicket prices:Adults £15 Seniors & Children £14For more information on the show and to book your tickets visit the Babbacombe Theatre website: http:www.babbacombe‐theatre.comupcoming‐showsinto‐the‐shadowsBox office: 01803 328385Website: www.babbacombe‐theatre.comEmail: infobabbacombe‐theatre.comThe theatre…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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06
OCT
The Whitney Houston Show
Babbacombe Theatre

This breathtaking production featuring the impeccable vocal talents of South Africas Belinda Davids is a beautifully crafted tribute to one of the worlds most revered singers. Accompanied by a full band and dancers Davids performs over two hours of Whitney Houstons best…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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15
OCT
Los Endos
Babbacombe Theatre

Dont miss this opportunity to see and hear all the drama and excitement of a Genesis gig from the 70s and 80s.The band have crafted a new set which will include a fantastic selection from Genesis vast repertoire with something for everyoneThis…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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19
NOV
Totnes Christmas Market 2016
Totnes Civic Hall

Join us in Totnes Civic Hall for 30 stalls with a wide selection of crafts and gifts from stocking fillers to that special unique gift.Free entry to all guests and visitors this will be a fun day out with plenty of wonderful…

Location: 5.6 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01314 638368
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16
DEC
Boogaloo Jump Jive 'n' Boogie Weekend, Torquay
The Victoria Hotel

We are delighted to announce a NEW Jump Jive & Boogie Weekend at The Victoria Hotel. Located in the heart of the English Riviera the Victoria Hotel is part of family owned hotel group TLH boasting four hotels on a single…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01252 793430
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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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