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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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Everything you need to know if you're visiting Buckfastleigh as a visitor or a resident.

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Forthcoming events in Buckfastleigh

10
DEC
Theatre, Film & Performance Networking & Portfolio
Chestnut Community Centre

Theatre Film & Performance Networking & Portfolio Day FREE10 December 2016 at 16:00 ‐ 21:00The South Devon Players Theatre & Film Company BrixhamChestnut Community Centre 1 ‐ 3 Poplar Close TQ5 0SA BrixhamThe rule is that everyone coming gets something…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07855 090589
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14
DEC
A Christmas Carol Evening Performance
The Watermark Theatre

The WatermarkErme Court Leonards Road Ivybridge PL21 0SZWednesday 14th DecemberMatinee 2.00pmEvening 6.30pmTickets and Information fromThe Watermark Box Office 01752 892 220Adult £15 Child £11 Family 2 Adults & 2 Children £44Buy 10 tickets and get the cheapest freeDoors open 45…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: (01752) 892220
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14
DEC
A Christmas Carol Matinee Performance
The Watermark Theatre

The WatermarkErme Court Leonards Road Ivybridge PL21 0SZWednesday 14th DecemberMatinee 2.00pmEvening 6.30pmTickets and Information fromThe Watermark Box Office 01752 892 220Adult £15 Child £11 Family 2 Adults & 2 Children £44Buy 10 tickets and get the cheapest freeDoors open 45…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: (01752) 892220
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14
DEC
The Magic Of Christmas
Babbacombe Theatre

As you begin to prepare for the most magical time of the year ensure you take in the traditional visit to the theatre and book tickets for the all‐new family variety show The Magic of Christmas at the Babbacombe Theatre in Torquay.Music…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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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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16
DEC
Live music singing /violin - fundraiser Brixham
The Rising Sun

FREE ENTRY BUT PLEASE PUT A DONATION IN OUR COLLECTION BUCKET.Fundraising live music night for local Brixham‐based theatre & film group The South Devon Players Theatre & Film CompanyLocal professional singer‐songwriter Georgia OMarahsinging blues & ballads with original musicHave a listen to…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07855 090589
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27
JAN
Murder Mystery at the Cabaret (BRIXHAM)
The Edge

A lively show of live dance singing music comedy poetry and more‐ with a twistFriday Jan 27th 7.30pmSaturday Jan 28th 7.30pmMr Stewart hosts a night at his Cabaret club. The acts are great the show is great ‐ there is just one…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07855 090589
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05
FEB
Open auditions for Jack The Ripper theatre show
Chestnut Community Centre

By popular request we will be adapting legends and mysteries exploring tales of the Victorian serial killer known as Jack The Ripper to the stage with a steampunk twist.All roles are available for casting. This means that there are principal and…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07855 090589
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16
FEB
CBeebies Spotbots stars in 'Treasure Island'
Babbacombe Theatre

Childrens TV stars Callum Donnelly Richard Franks and Robin Hatcher are the stars of the popular hit CBeebies TV show SPOTBOTS ‐ they also joined Justin Fletcher recently in Justins House for lots of the usual craziness and shenanigansThis hilarious trio…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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03
MAR
Tenors Un Limited - Venice to Vegas
Babbacombe Theatre

Hear the best songs from the worlds opera houses Broadway theatres and concert halls as the Rat Pack of Opera take you on a musical journey from Venice to Vegas. Tenors Un Limiteds soaring vocals and lush harmonies combined with fun…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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05
MAR
OMID DJALILI - Schmuck For a Night
Babbacombe Theatre

Award winning comedian and actor Omid Djalili known for his legendary stand‐up performances is back on a nationwide tour Intelligent sometimes provocative and always entertaining his stand‐up is a hugely energetic and captivating comedy masterclass. His credits range from Hollywood to television…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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10
MAR
BE BOP A LULA
Babbacombe Theatre

Welcome to Be Bop A LulaA wonderful night of Rock n Roll from four of the most iconic artists ever to grace the UK.Celebrating the music of Eddie Cochran Gene Vincent Billy Fury and Roy Orbison this show is guaranteed to get…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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10
MAR
Rock & Roll Weekend
South Bay Holiday Park

Fancy a trip down memory lane Or want to show your kids how to groove Come along to one of John Fowler Holidays themed weekends with original big name acts suitable for the whole family to enjoy. This lively holiday park is…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08443 183020
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18
MAR
The Story Of The Beach Boys
Babbacombe Theatre

A unique opportunity to hear played live every chart hit Americas biggest pop band ever recorded including: God Only Knows Good Vibrations I Get Around Wouldnt It Be Nice Surfin USA Fun Fun Fun California Girls Sloop John B and many more…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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24
MAR
G4-Live in Concert
Babbacombe Theatre

Due to popular demand G4 are back on the road with their trademark harmonies that wow audiences across the UK. The multi‐platinum selling vocal harmony group showcase a brand‐new show which will feature their most famous songs such as Bohemian Rhapsody My…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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25
MAR
Prince Revelation starring Mark Anthony
Babbacombe Theatre

Mark Anthony is an International singer‐songwriter who made history by being the first tribute‐lookalike‐artiste ever to appear on televisions Top of The Pops. This was followed by a tour with his own live show in countries and cities such as Zurich Switzerland…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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06
APR
The Barron Knights
Babbacombe Theatre

Probably the most entertaining group to come out of the 60s and 70s. 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 best tonic…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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13
APR
Cirque du Hilarious
Babbacombe Theatre

A Half Term treat for all the family Circus Hilarious ‐ Hilarious by name hilarious by nature.Circus Hilarious are award‐winning father and son duo Clive Webb and Danny Adams. For over fifteen years CIRCUS HILARIOUS has been bringing the magic of circus…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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21
APR
60s Weekend
South Bay Holiday Park

Come and join South Bay as the party gets started with their first ever themed weekend.Featuring fabulous 60s acts including; Edison Lighthouse The New Honeycombs The Ivy League and more. Prices from £149 for the whole weekend including accommodation. Please visit: https:www.johnfowlerholidays.comentertainment60s‐weekend‐1…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01271 866766
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12
MAY
Shakin' Stevens - Echoes of Our Times
Babbacombe Theatre

Shakin Stevens is back The platinum‐selling Welsh rock and roll singer and songwriter who holds the distinction of being the UKs biggest‐selling singles artist of the 1980s releases his new Album Echoes Of Our Times on September 16th this year and will…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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12
MAY
Shakin' Stevens - Echoes of Our Times Tour
Babbacombe Theatre

Shakin Stevens is back The platinum‐selling Welsh rock and roll singer and songwriter who holds the distinction of being the UKs biggest‐selling singles artist of the 1980s releases his new Album Echoes Of Our Times on September 16th this year and will…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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19
MAY
Memory Lane
Babbacombe Theatre

Based on the original show from 2009 Memory Lane is now touring with a host of new songs costumes and routines.The ultimate feel good show and a stunning musical journey through some of the greatest songs from 50s 60s and 70s. Including…

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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