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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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Forthcoming events in Buckfastleigh

24
MAY
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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26
MAY
Music Of The Night
Babbacombe Theatre

Music is the universal language and what feelings sound like It inspires and as quoted by Victor Hugo expresses that which cannot be said. However this all new show albeit titled as last years hit 5 star show has a lot…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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29
MAY
Brixfest 2016
Brixham Harbour

Dragon Boat racing is an ancient Chinese tradition and the fastest growing water activity in Britain today‐ as well as the most fun Up to 10 people paddle each 30 boat with a drummer at the front beating in time and a…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01780 470718
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11
JUN
Inflatable Spaces
Outdoors

Your group will design and build a large futuristic blow‐up structure ‐ the type commonly used for festivals camping temporary nightclubs and moveable fun. The workshop would suit ANYONE over 14 yrs but might be of particular interest to young people and…

Location: 15.4 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01647 281295
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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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25
JUN
BEAUTIFUL WORLD Celebrating 25 years of TAKE THAT
Babbacombe Theatre

Since January 2009 Beautiful World have worked hard to become the UKs first biggest and best Celebration Act to a group that have sold over 600 million records worldwide.TAKE THAT have dominated the music industry for over two decades Gary Barlow Mark…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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10
JUL
Family Fun Day
Ridgeway School

Help us celebrate the 30th anniversary of our group by joining us for a Family Fun Day at Ridgeway School in Plympton on Sunday 10th July between 11am and 3pm.Attractions include:Craft FayreKids Jungle Fun RunToddlers mini bouncy castleFace paintingCake competitionDisplaysDJRaffleHog roastplus Anna…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

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15
JUL
Paul Metcalfe is Rod Stewart
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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16
JUL
Police Dog Hogan
Sheldon Open Air Theatre

For the first time ever Police Dog Hogan are coming to Sheldon Open Air TheatrePolice Dog Hogan are a high‐energy eclectic eight‐piece combining fiddle banjo mandolin brass drums and guitars with knockout four‐part harmonies in an exuberant fusing of country pop folk…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01647 253916
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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

20
JUL
Abba Magic
Sheldon Open Air Theatre

The fabulous Abba tribute band are backCome and be a Dancing Queen as Abba Magic recreate that 70s feeling.Loved by all Ages the magic of Abba is recreated with attention to detail fantastic costumes and tongue‐in‐cheek humour delivered in Swedish accents this…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01647 253916
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22
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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23
JUL
Totally Tina
Sheldon Open Air Theatre

The show includes a fantastic live band authentic dance routines and stunning hand‐made replica costumes. The show encapsulates the look and feel of Tina Turner at her best.Totally Tina takes you back to the early years of her career featuring songs like…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01647 253916
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27
JUL
Kiss This
Sheldon Open Air Theatre

The ultimate 80s party bandKiss This are known for their varied repertoire of music with rich harmonies all performed totally live with no backing tapesTheir energetic party anthems are perfect for getting everyone up and dancing with brilliant live versions of classic…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01647 253916
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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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30
JUL
Queen The Magic Years
Babbacombe Theatre

For over 40 years the music of British poprock super group Queen has been a global phenomenon which continues to endure 25 years after the death of their enigmatic frontman Freddie Mercury.Queen: The Magic Years takes you on a journey through the…

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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09
SEP
JOHN LODGE with the Moody Blues band
Babbacombe Theatre

The Moody Blues John Lodge plus support the 10000 Light Years Ago TourAs one of The Moody Blues John Lodge has travelled to the four corners of the planet packing out the worlds iconic venues. Enjoy seeing John in an intimate…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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30
SEP
Rob Beckett - Mouth of the South
Babbacombe Theatre

OFF THE KERB PRODUCTIONS presents ROB BECKETT MOUTH OF THE SOUTHBecketts back with a brand‐new show of funnies and hes taking on the big issues like Kit Kats and flatbread Star of BBC1s Live At The Apollo Would I Lie…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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01
OCT
Sean Lock
Princess Theatre Torquay

Sean Lock began his career as a stand‐up comedian and was named Best Live Comic in 2000 at the British Comedy Awards. He has since branched out into TV and acting work along with appearances…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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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13
OCT
An Audience with Paul Gascoigne
Babbacombe Theatre

Without a doubt one of the greatest footballers of our generation a fantastic character and worldwide celebrity Paul Gascoigne one of footballs most mercurial talents has experienced scintillating highs and terrible lows both on the pitch and off like few others. A…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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14
OCT
Tony Christie
Babbacombe Theatre

Tony Christie has had top twenty hits all around the world with Las Vegas I Did What I Did For Maria Avenues And Alleyways Walk Like A Panther Every Word She Said and Is This…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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
Russell Kane - Right Man, Wrong Age
Babbacombe Theatre

OFF THE KERB PRODUCTIONS presents Rusell Kane‐Right Man Wrong AgeAre you 16‐years‐old yet feel 21 Are you 40 but tragically faking 25 Or maybe youre full‐on 80 years with the heart of three oxen and the sex drive of a bonobo chimp.…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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