What's on inDartmouth

Welcome to Dartmouth

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

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Forthcoming events in Dartmouth

12
FEB
Medieval & Arthurian photography exhibition openin
Millie and Me

FREE ENTRYCome to the opening night for a new photographic exhibition of medieval and Arthurian theme photographic work by local photographer Laura Jay and her team The South Devon Players Theatre & Film Company.All images themed on Arthurian legend in connection with…

Location: 4.7 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07855 090589
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16
FEB
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: 9.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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25
FEB
Talk: "Creating theatre and film from history
Karing Voluntary Group

Entry by donation. It is very important to book in advance as seating is limited to 30 attendees.This will be taking place as a lunchtime early afternoon talk.Please book tickets in advance by calling the Karing office on 01803 524799 orpopping into…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07855 090589
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28
FEB
Open Auditions (Film & theatre) for "Mordred"
Chestnut Community Centre

Mordred is a feature film and theatre production being directed by Laura Jay one of our founders.A gritty dark tale Mordred is an Arthurian‐era drama heavily influenced by the earliest legends of Mordred who is traditionally seen as King Arthurs arch‐nemesis and…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07855 090589
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06
MAR
Celebration of Dogs Weekend
Blackpool Sands Beach

Come visit the Celebration of Dogs Weekend at Blackpool Sands Dartmouth this March.Building on last years success with an outdoor market live entertainment and of course a fantastic dog show including agility demonstrations it is set to be the best year yetFrom…

Location: 2.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01314 638368
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19
MAR
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…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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19
MAR
Excalibur Film & Fantasy Convention, Torquay
The Red House Hotel

Excalibur Film & Fantasy ConventionFilm Fantasy Scifi convention at the Red House Hotel Rousdown Rd Torquay TQ2 6PBEntry: £4 Adults £3 childrenSaturday March 19th 2016 11am ‐ 5pmTickets: https:www.ticketsource.co.ukdateFFFDDGFilm Fantasy Scifi convention at the Red House Hotel Rousdown Rd Torquay TQ2 6PBEvent…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 07855 090589
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15
APR
An Evening with Lulu
Babbacombe Theatre

The incredible Lulu still has plenty to shout about and is back with another fantastic tour. The Grammy‐nominated singer will be performing hits from her 50 year career such as To Sir With Love The Man Who Sold The World Relight My…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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17
APR
RICH HALL 3.10 To Humour
Babbacombe Theatre

Rich Halls critically acclaimed grouchy deadpan style has established him as a master of absurdist irony and the king of rapid‐fire wit. The award‐winning Montana native renowned for his expertly crafted tirades and quick fire banter with audiences and delightful musical sequences…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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17
APR
The Dawlish Manor House Wedding Fair
The Manor House

Dawlish Manor House have kindly asked us to deliver them fantastically romantic wedding fair after the successes of The Dartmoor Zoo Wedding Fairs where we have seen crowds of over 2000 people.Browse a diverse range of exhibitors from cupcakes to cars some…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01314 638368
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18
APR
G4
Princess Theatre Torquay

G4 at Princess Theatre Torquay in Torquay on Monday 18 April 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch G4 live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service. …

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

30
APR
Pirates Got Talent - Talent contest at Brixham Pir
Brixham Pirate Festival

Come and join in this talent contest ‐ whether ye be a grizzled old sea‐dawg a gorgeous buxom wench or a cheeky young deckand Songs dances splicin the mainbrace ‐ all be welcomeContest at Stage 2 onSaturday April 30th 2016 2pm ‐…

Location: 4.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07855 090589
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01
MAY
LEE NELSON - Suited & Booted
Babbacombe Theatre

You may have seen him host Live at The Apollo caught him singing on The X Factor or trying to board the plane to the World Cup with the England squad now come and experience the world through Lees eyes as he…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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07
MAY
Seasons Of Love
Babbacombe Theatre

Colours Creative Ltd PresentsSEASONS OF LOVE A Variety Show raising funds for Rowcroft Hospice. Produced by Ben & Zoe Nickless Sponsored by The Babbacombe Theatre The Babbacombe Inn & Edward J Design Following the success of A Night To Remember For…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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20
MAY
Liza Pulman sings Hollywood
Babbacombe Theatre

Liza Pulman of Fascinating Aida brings you an evening of some of the greatest songs from the silver screen. Her glorious voice charming personality and quirky comedic skills make her a unique entertainer. The evening will take you on a musical journey…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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: 9.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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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: 8.4 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: 9.6 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: 9.6 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: 9.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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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: 8.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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: 9.6 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: 9.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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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: 9.6 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: 9.6 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: 9.6 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: 9.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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: 7.2 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: 8.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01252 793430
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Tourist Attractions


Dartmouth Castle

This brilliantly positioned defensive castle juts out into the narrow entrance to the Dart Estuary, with the sea lapping at its foot. Begun in the late 14th century, the castle was intended to protect the warehouses and homes of Dartmouth's merchants. It was one of the earliest castles…

Kents Cavern

Kents Cavern is one of the most important Palaeolithic caves in Northern Europe and the oldest recognisable human dwelling in Britain. It holds beautiful and spectacular geological formations and significant prehistoric finds, some over 700,000 years old.The name Kents is likely to derive from the Cornish Celtic word…

Paignton and Dartmouth Steam Railway

Paignton and Dartmouth Steam Railway from Paignton is the holiday line with steam trains running for seven miles in Great Western tradition along the spectacular Torbay coast to Churston and through the wooded slopes bordering the Dart estuary to Kingswear. The scenery is superb, with seascapes right…

Blackpool Gardens

Welcome to the secret seaside gardens of Blackpool, South Devon. An unexpected, sub‐tropical scene in a sensational South Devon setting.Not one filled with regimented ornamental flowerbeds, but a plantsmans garden that reflects a familys use of the land over the centuries and the social development of a small…

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…

Cockington Village

The 450 acres of parkland is a surprising oasis of calm away from the bustle of Torbay. Take time to stroll around and enjoy the variety of scenery and wildlife that exists at Cockington. Whether you want to picnic and watch the cricket in front of…

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