What's on inCockwood


Welcome to Cockwood

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Cockwood - 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 Cockwood to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Cockwood

17
AUG
Legends of the West End
Babbacombe Theatre

Dim the lights cue the music & raise the curtainand lose yourself in the phenomenon that is a West End MusicalWith extracts from more than twenty hit shows you are guaranteed to two hours of back to back musicals at a fraction…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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18
AUG
The Darkside of Pink Floyd
Babbacombe Theatre

More than just an ordinary Pink Floyd tribute band The Darkside of Pink Floyd entertain audiences with a fantastic light show and passionate performances.Due to the demand for their exquisite reproduction of Pink Floyds classic music The Darkside of Pink Floyd are…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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22
AUG
Magic of the Stars
Babbacombe Theatre

There is Magic to Do as the all new family show Magic of the Stars opens its doors for the 2017 season at the celebrated venue. The show features extracts from Broadway and West End shows has hit songs that span seven…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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24
AUG
Speed Dating in Exeter
Coal Grill & Bar

Exeter Speed DatingAbout Speed Dating in Exeter EventsAt one of our Exeter Speed Dating events you will have four minutes to chat to each date Four minutes is long enough to see if you click with the person you are talking to…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02380 784694
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25
AUG
Evening Canoe Paddle on the River Dart - with Camp
River Dart

Join us for a magical evening on the River Dart The evening paddle by canoe is an opportunity to have an unusual evening where you slow down and experience the natural world on the water as it moves from day to night.…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 07789 113738
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25
AUG
Quicke's Home Farm Tour
Quicke's

Learn the art of making great cheese. With a unique behind the scenes experience well show you from the ground up how we craft world‐class cheese.9.30amMeet at Home Farm.10amIndulge in coffee and cake at Cakeadoodledo and hear the intriguing history of the…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL:
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25
AUG
Sounds of the Sixties show with The Zoots, Palace
Palace Theatre

Live performance from The Zoots featuring Jamie Goddard Harriet Loather Ben Jones Simon Small and Tommy LloydTHE ZOOTS are here to make your whole family bop to the 60s beats that everybody loves ‐ with legendary numbers by The Beatles The…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 665800
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25
AUG
Thank ABBA For The Music
Babbacombe Theatre

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 the worlds most successful and…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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26
AUG
Canoe Safari on the River Dart
River Dart

A great day of canoeing on the stunning Dart estuary. We begin from Longmarsh Totnes where we set off with the outgoing tide. Leaving the town behind us we join with the peaceful expanse of the Dart Estuary with its thick wooded…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07789 113738
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26
AUG
The Country Superstars Experience
Babbacombe Theatre

This truly unique show is hosted by Sarah Jayne who has been performing as Dolly Parton for over 25 years and is Europes Leading Tribute to the Queen of Country ‐ Dolly Parton. Sarah Jayne and Award Winning Vocal Impersonator Andy Crust…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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27
AUG
Canoeing and Bush-craft Day on the River Dart
River Dart

Canoeing and Bush‐craft go together like tea and cake A day of foraging and learning Bush‐craft skills on the river. Well do some epic paddling on the beautiful Dart stopping en‐route to forage for shellfish and other wild foods to cook up…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07789 113738
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27
AUG
Children’s & Baby Market EXMOUTH
Exmouth Rugby Club

Why not turn all those quality pre‐loved goods into some hard cashProviders of Childrens Entertainment Craft and Business stalls welcome…

Location: 1.9 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07837 365618
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27
AUG
Open Auditions for "A Tomb With A View"
The Blackmore Theatre

OPEN AUDITIONS For A TOMB WITH A VIEWA Comedy‐Thriller by Norman RobbinsDirector: Margaret Bond Sunday 27 August 2017 at 2.30 pm at The Blackmore TheatreProduction Dates: Monday 26 Feb Saturday 3 March 2018 including a matinee performance on the SaturdayA…

Location: 2.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07484 509514
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03
SEP
Into The Shadows
Exmouth Pavilion

Back by popular demand Into the Shadows recreate the unique sound of The Shadows.Among their hits were Wonderful Land Guitar Tango Frightened City Dance On FBI Atlantis and Man of Mystery with their first number one hit Apache still recognised as being…

Location: 2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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08
SEP
David Hamilton's Rock N Roll Back The Years
Exmouth Pavilion

Starring DJ and broadcasting legend Diddy David HamiltonFab 50s and swinging 60s live music show with amazing band The Fugitives and the sensational Tiffany Girls. Now in its second successful year this fabulous show will make you smile laugh make you feel…

Location: 2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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09
SEP
An Audience with Martin Kemp
Exmouth Pavilion

With Compere BBC Radio Lincolnshires HOWARD LEADER.Join us for this up close and personal evening with Martin Kemp as he discusses his life with Spandau Ballet and beyond and take the opportunity to ask your own questions...Martin Kemp is most famed for…

Location: 2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01395 222477
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09
SEP
Coffee Morning at The Blackmore
The Blackmore Theatre

The Exmouth Players are holding their monthly coffee morning at The Blackmore Theatre. Come and join us for tea coffee and some very lovely home‐made cakes.We have things such as:German Apple Cake Lemon Drizzle Chocolate Fudge squares Sausage Rolls Cheese Scones Quiche…

Location: 2.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07484 509514
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09
SEP
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 Girls…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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10
SEP
mum2mum market Exeter
America Hall

Mum2mum Market ExeterSeptember 10th 10.30 12.00America Hall Pinhoe Exeter EX4 8PXBook a stall now at www.mum2mummarket.co.ukbook‐a‐stall.htmlNeed to declutterWhy not have a clear out and sell all your outgrown baby and childrens toys books clothes and equipment like cots pushchairs and mosses…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07904 362219
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13
SEP
Speed Dating in Torquay
Rock Garden

Speed Dating in TorquayHow Speed Dating in Torquay worksWhen you arrive at the speed dating venue for Speed Dating in Torquay you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts. They will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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16
SEP
Explosive Light Orchestra
Babbacombe Theatre

An epic night of Rock Classics and melodic symphonic rock by the best ELO Tribute Band currently touring the UK and Europe showcasing the songwriting and genius of Jeff Lynne and Electric Light Orchestra. A full 8‐piece outfit including the famous string…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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16
SEP
The Whitney Houston Show
Exmouth Pavilion

Whitney Houston fans are in for a treat this Autumn when The Greatest Love of All: The Whitney Houston Show starring Belinda Davids returns to the UK and Ireland for a second tour after wowing local audiences in 2016.The tour will visit…

Location: 2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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20
SEP
Prize Only Bingo at The Blackmore
The Blackmore Theatre

Come along and join us for a game of Prize Only Bingo. Its nothing serious just a fun afternoon out.A chance of making new Friends and to see what is coming up at The Blackmore Theatre.There are prizes for a line and…

Location: 2.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07484 509514
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22
SEP
Tapestry starring Nikki Dee
Babbacombe Theatre

Carole Kings Tapestry In Concert is performed by Australias multi‐award winning Nicki Dee and is a show like no other. In this full celebration of one of the worlds most famous and best‐selling records of all time this flawless singer delivers…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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23
SEP
Los Endos
Babbacombe Theatre

Seconds Out was Genesis second live album taken from the bands 1977 tour which was the source of all songs on the double album except Cinema Show from the 1976 tour. Crucially guitarist Steve Hackett left the band during mid‐1977 as Seconds…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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25
SEP
"Rough Justice
The Blackmore Theatre

The Exmouth Players presents Rough Justice a Courtroom Drama by Terence Frisby at The Blackmore Theatre in Bicton Street Exmouth from Monday 25th through to Saturday 30th September 2017 to include a Matinee performance on the Saturday. Evening performances are at…

Location: 2.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07484 509514
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29
SEP
Quicke's Home Farm Tour - September
Quicke's

Learn the art of making great cheese. With a unique behind the scenes experience well show you from the ground up how we craft world‐class cheese.9.30amMeet at Home Farm.10amIndulge in coffee and cake at Cakeadoodledo and hear the intriguing history of the…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL:
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29
SEP
Squeeze Plus Support
Exmouth Pavilion

Squeeze first formed in 1973 shortly after Chris Difford and Glenn Tilbrook had begun their songwriting partnership brought together by an ad in a sweetshop window. By 1977 they had made their recording debut and enjoyed a string of hits which lasted…

Location: 2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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30
SEP
Wannabe - The Spice Girls Show
Babbacombe Theatre

Featuring your favourite Spice Girls hits the Wannabe show recreates the era of Girl Power and gives you a night out to remember From the chart stomping Spice Up Your Life through to the hip shaking Who Do You Think You Are…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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05
OCT
Sally Morgan - Kisses To Heaven
Exmouth Pavilion

World renowned psychic television and theatre star and the UKs favourite award winningmedium Sally Morgan is back and better than ever with her phenomenal interactive stageshow.Sally is one of the Uks most successful touring acts and has been wowing audiencesacross the country…

Location: 2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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Tourist Attractions


Crealy Adventure Park

It's here The Vortex Water Coaster opens this May Half Term at Devon's Crealy. Be amongst the first to plummet through any one of three tunnels with special sound and light effects. Added to Crealy's theme park favourites, the log flume and Maximus rollercoaster, the…

Bygones

Bygones life size Victorian street is a special look at how we used to live.In three floors of pure nostalgia you'll find old fashioned shops, period rooms, the age of the steam train and a collection of toys and models that will take your breath away ‐ whatever…

Canonteign Falls

At Canonteign Falls we try to make your dreams come true This breathtaking combination of waterfalls and cascades is situated in the beautiful Teign Valley, home to England's highest waterfall, dropping almost vertically for almost 220 feet and tumbling on down through a spectacular combination of massive…

Haldon Forest Park

Whether you want a quiet gentle stroll or an exhilarating mountain biking experience, theres something for you at Haldon Forest Park. 3,500 acres of woodland just fifteen minutes from Exeter.Walking Trails for everyoneWe have a wide range of walking trails including the Discovery Trail, a multi‐use, all‐ability trail…

House of Marbles

At House of Marbles and Teign Valley Glass we have been manufacturing our unusual range of games, toys, marbles and glassware for many years. Visitors are most welcome to wander around the old pottery buildings with their listed kilns, enjoy our museums of glass, games marbles and…

Robert Jones Fly Fishing

Fly Fishing centred at The Deer Park Hotel, Weston, Honiton on the River Otter. Tuition ‐ Guiding ‐ Expeditions ‐ Children and OAP welcome…

Want more?

Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Cockwood? See our list of attractions in Cockwood, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.