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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

08
NOV
OPERA EVENING AND DINNER
Bovey Castle

After the success and popularity of our inaugural opera evening in March join us on Saturday November 8th for another evening of song as we host our second opera evening in conjunction with Devon Opera.Arrive at Bovey Castle at 6.30pm for a…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01647 445007
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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

07
DEC
BOVEY CASTLE CHRISTMAS FAIR
Bovey Castle

Bovey Castle hosts its Christmas fair on Sunday December 7th between 12pm ‐ 5pm. Featuring a selection of the finest local food and drink producers experience providers arts and crafts and Bovey Castle gifts for Christmas this is your opportunity to enjoy…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01647 445007
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04
APR
MAXIMUM 1D (One Direction Tribute)
Babbacombe Theatre

Prepare yourselves for the Maximum 1D experience Simply one of the best Tribute Acts to the biggest group on the planet right now. Liam Henry Connor Daniel and Vince are not only great individual lookalikes to the real One Direction boys but…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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05
APR
The Country Superstars
Babbacombe Theatre

Back by popular demand this show is hosted by Sarah Jayne who has been performing as Dolly Parton for over 22 years and is Europes Leading Tribute to the Queen of Country. Sarah Jayne and Award Winning Vocal Impersonator Andy Crust take…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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09
APR
Treasure Island
Babbacombe Theatre

Gary Starr Productions proudly presents Treasure Island a brand new musical extravaganza thats fun for the whole family. Adapted from the classic story of Robert Louis Stevenson this tale of danger and excitement sees young Jim Hawkins take up an epic race…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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02
MAY
BANFF Mountain Film Festival
Babbacombe Theatre

From the worlds most prestigious mountain film festival comes an evening of extraordinary short films. Follow the expeditions of some of todays most incredible adventurers see incredible footage of adrenaline packed action sports and be inspired by thought‐provoking pieces shot from the…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01803 328385
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09
MAY
Al Stewart
Princess Theatre Torquay

Al Stewart at Princess Theatre Torquay in Torquay on Saturday 09 May 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Al Stewart live in the…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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15
MAY
Tim Vine
Babbacombe Theatre

Tim Vine is an English actor writer and comedian. Famed for his quick‐fire wit and stand‐up routine his puns and his one‐liners Vine also held the 2004 world record for the most jokes told in…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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 years nationwide tour.The Evolution Tour showcases Joes renowned versatility which has won him a unique fan base.But it is Joes sheer energy and…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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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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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.Bens 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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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
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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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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