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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

30
MAY
Alan Carr
Princess Theatre Torquay

Known as Chatty Man and Spexy Beast this witty English comedian and personality burst onto TV screens after winning a BBC New Comedy Award in 2001. With two arena tours under his belt this…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

05
JUN
Toyah - Up Close & Personal
Babbacombe Theatre

Enjoy household name pop icon TV presenter and stage and screen actress Calamity Jane Cabaret Peter Pan Jubilee Quadophenia Toyah performing an intimate acoustic show featuring two guitarists Chris Wong and Colin Hinds. This is a unique chance to experience Toyah up…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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07
JUN
Torbay Cancer Research UK's Race for Life 5k 2015
Torbay Leisure Centre

Calling all Torbay LadiesHave you got what it takes to join our army and take on the Race for Life missionEvery day 85 people are diagnosed with Cancer in the South West of England and we are counting on your help in…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 03001 230770
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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 TV's 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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20
JUN
Joe McElderry - The Evolution Tour 2015
Babbacombe Theatre

X‐FACTOR winner Joe McElderry is hitting the road with a brand new show after the sell‐out success of last year's nationwide tour.The Evolution Tour showcases Joe's renowned versatility which has won him a unique fan base.But it is Joe's sheer energy and…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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28
JUN
Boyzone
Newton Abbot Racecourse

Formed by Louis Walsh in 1993 the Boyzone lads responded to an advert in the media for members of a new boy band to rival TakeThat. Keith Duffy Mikey Graham Shane Lynch Ronan Keating and…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
JUN
Jimmy Cricket - Great Value for a Tenner Show
Babbacombe Theatre

The ever popular Irish Comedian Jimmy Cricket is returning to Babbacombe Theatre this June. Jimmy will arrive equipped with one‐liners galore a sprinkling of visual comedy and yes that ever present letter from his mammyOn offer is a comedy master class delivered…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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03
JUL
AJ's Big Band
Babbacombe Theatre

AJs Big Band is the South Wests finest 17‐piece big band specialising in the unforgettable music of the swing era. Under the inimitable leadership of Ken Parr the band plays regularly throughout Devon and the South West for dances concerts festivals and…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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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
The Neil Diamond Story
Babbacombe Theatre

Musician and singer Bob Drury is to appear with his acclaimed one‐man show The Neil Diamond Story'. In what has been described as more than just tribute show' Bob will trace the astonishing career of the legendary Neil Diamond from his early…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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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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17
JUL
On Tour With Elvis
Babbacombe Theatre

FROM VIVA LAS VEGAS TO MEMPHIS TENNESSEE The Songs The Sounds The Costumes ... The Complete Elvis Show as performed at Londons O2 the Las Vegas Elvis Icon Award Winning On Tour with Elvis Show starring Michael King returns to the venue…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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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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24
JUL
The Barron Knights
Babbacombe Theatre

Probably the most entertaining group to come out of the 60's and 70's. Their musicianship their harmonies and of course their humour makes them what their peers call them The Guvnors'. They are supremely talented a showbiz phenomenon and the…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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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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08
AUG
JACKSON Live In Concert
Babbacombe Theatre

Jackson Live in Concert sees long‐time fan and hugely talented Ben recreate the Michael Jackson experience with his stunning rendition of all his favourite songs.Ben's portrayal of Michael Jackson in his prime has to be the most vocally and visually accurate tribute…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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14
AUG
JONGLEURS Comedy on the Road
Babbacombe Theatre

As in the Jongleurs clubs during this hilarious evening three up & coming comedians and a compere will take to the stage to tickle your funny bone at the Babbacombe Theatre. It is recommended that this show is not suitable for persons…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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21
AUG
The Dreamers
Babbacombe Theatre

FOR THE GREATEST 60's NIGHT EVER ALAN MOSCA & BRYAN BYNG of FREDDIE & THE DREAMERS fame are joined by COLIN & STEVE TEMPLE ‐ THE TEMPLE BROTHERS the UK's tribute to the Everley Brothers. 2 hours of non stop 60's hits…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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

30
AUG
Soul Legends starring Gwen Dickey of ROSE ROYCE
Babbacombe Theatre

Brand‐new from the producers of Magic of Motown. . . it's the smash‐hit Stateside spectacular featuring more soul classics than any other production. Voice of Rose Royce Gwen Dickey performs Car Wash Wishing on a Star and Love Don't Live Here Anymore.…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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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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05
SEP
Waterloo
Babbacombe Theatre

In 1974 the little known Swedish pop group Abba swept to superstardom with their Eurovision winning Waterloo' and four decades later the song and the band remain as popular as ever.Now the phenomenal new tribute show Waterloo looks back at the sensational…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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11
SEP
Sheyla Bonnick & the Sounds of Boney M
Babbacombe Theatre

Sheyla Bonnick's was the first leading female singer of the euro‐pop group BoneyM. Her powerful and phenomenal voice still sounds just like the day German singer‐songwriter Frank Farian formed the iconic group back in 1973. Over the last 40 years Sheyla and…

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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