What's on inDawlish


Welcome to Dawlish

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

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Forthcoming events in Dawlish

25
MAY
Hijacked Festival 2017, Exeter
Double Locks

When you combine heavyweight programming with slick production an up‐for‐it crowd and some of Devons most surreally beautiful locations then you have the recipe for an almighty event ‐ and Hijacked is exactly that. Curated by a team who have spent the…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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25
MAY
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: 6.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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26
MAY
Dominic Kirwan feat. Lisa Stanley
Exmouth Pavilion

Firmly established as one of Irelands greatest ever entertainers Dominic Kirwan hits the road again in 2017 with a brand new show. Accompanying DOMINIC on the 2017 tour will be LISA STANLEY one of Irelands top female vocalists and star of TV…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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26
MAY
I Remember You - Frank Ifield
Babbacombe Theatre

Legendary Australian based entertainer he was actually born in the UK the ever‐popular FRANK IFIELD appears in I REMEMBER YOU A nostalgic look back at his lengthy musical career which spans more than 5 decades.Frank started as a country singer when he…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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28
MAY
Brixfest 2017
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 our…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01780 470718
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30
MAY
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: 6.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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31
MAY
Singles Night in Torquay
Rock Garden

Singles Night in Torquay on Wednesday 31st May 2017Singles Night in TorquayHow singles nights in Torquay worksWhen you arrive at the speed dating venue for the singles night in Torquay you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts. They will settle…

Location: 8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02380 784694
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31
MAY
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: 8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02380 784694
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01
JUN
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: 10.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02380 784694
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02
JUN
Henning Wehn
Babbacombe Theatre

Join German Comedy Ambassador Henning Wehn for an evening of Teutonic jolliness at its best. After his last show tackled those well‐known staples of light entertainment that are the British obsession with home ownership and the self‐serving nature of most fundraising efforts…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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02
JUN
The Little Mix Experience
Exmouth Pavilion

If youre a fan of one of X Factors finest exports youre sure to L.O.V.E. The Little Mix ExperienceFour hugely talented girls pay tribute to one of the UKs finest Girl‐Bands. With breathtaking dance moves replica costumes and some of the finest…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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06
JUN
Blush
The Bike Shed Theatre

Following a sell‐out run at the Edinburgh Festival the award‐winning BLUSH now transfers to Soho Theatre before embarking on a UK Tour. Written by Charlotte Josephine and presented by Snuff Box Theatre the team behind the sell‐out multi‐award winning Bitch Boxer…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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10
JUN
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: 4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07484 509514
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11
JUN
Big Baby & Childrens Market
Matthews Hall

Stall Holders WantedDeclutter & Make £££sIs your home full of outgrown and unused baby and childrens itemsWhy not turn all those quality pre‐loved goods into some hard cashProviders of Childrens Entertainment Craft and Business stalls welcome…

Location: 7.6 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07837 365618
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11
JUN
Open Auditions for "Rough Justice"
The Blackmore Theatre

OPEN AUDITIONS For ROUGH JUSTICEA Courtroom Drama by Terence FrisbyDirector: Wendy Bishop Sunday 11 June 2017 at 2.30 pm at The Blackmore Theatre Production Dates: Monday 25 Saturday 30 September 2017 including a matinee performance on the SaturdayAlthough the subject…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07484 509514
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11
JUN
The Great British Dog Walk
Canonteign Falls

Why join Hearing Dogs at the Great British Dog Walk at Canonteign FallsThis will be a fab charity walk for dog lovers of all ages Lots of fun activities for both adults and children stalls with great gifts homemade crafts and…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: +441628 894827
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13
JUN
Il Matrimonio Segreto (The Secret Marriage)
The Flavel

Pop‐up Opera is an innovative touring opera company dedicated to making opera enjoyable and inviting for all. The Secret Marriage is directed by Max Hoehn; winner of the 2015 Independent Opera Director Fellowship and nominee for Best Young Director at the 2016…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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17
JUN
Counterfeit Sixties Show
Exmouth Pavillion

Re‐live the sounds of the swinging sixties as Britains No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era. The show encompasses everything from that period from the clothes that…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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17
JUN
Derek Acorah - Whispers From Heaven
Babbacombe Theatre

Derek Acorah is one of the foremost names in the world of Psychic Phenomena as well as a celebrity author and performer like no other.The pioneer for Spiritualism and Mediumship on television he is arguably the worlds most renowned Spirit Medium having…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01803 328385
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17
JUN
The Counterfeit Sixties Show
Exmouth Pavilion

Re‐live the sounds of the swinging sixties as Britains No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era. The show encompasses everything from that period from the clothes that…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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18
JUN
Mordred screenings & workshops
The Edge

Nationally awardwinning Brixham‐based filmmakers from Brixham present the trailer for thier first feature film which is gaining international recognitionGo behind the scenes of the forthcoming feature film with the cast and crew. See the trailer making of footage see how we developed…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 07855 090589
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18
JUN
mum2mum market Exeter
America Hall

Mum2mum Market June 18th 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: 11.4 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 0790 436219
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18
JUN
Variations of Pointe II - A Triple Bill
The Blackmore Theatre

JSLN Dance Company return to The Blackmore Theatre with a brand new show Variations of Point II A Triple Bill Synopsis:Variations of Pointe II is a new triple bill program. It includes stunning Repertoire Ballet a hilarious new age twist inspired…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07484 509514
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21
JUN
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: 4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07484 509514
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21
JUN
Talon - Best Of The Eagles
Exmouth Pavilion

Over the last two decades Talon have risen from humble beginnings to one of the most successful theatre touring shows in the UK and the 20th ANNIVERSARY TOUR will once again feature all those classic Eagles Greatest Hits from their timeless back…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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23
JUN
Bon Jovi Experience
Exmouth Pavilion

Formed in 1983 Bon Jovi is an American rock band from Sayreville New Jersey fronted by lead singer and namesake Jon Bon Jovi. Throughout their career the band have sold over 120 million albums worldwide…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
JUN
Supersonic 70s Show
Babbacombe Theatre

Its the hottest ticket in town An incredible live show so jam packed with classic 70s hits its no wonder its been described as the best 70s show of its kind‐ West End quality.Led by the Catsuit Wondergirl Janey Bombshell Supersonic 70s…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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24
JUN
The Jukes....Down At The Diner
Exmouth Pavilion

The Jukes .... Down at The DinerPresentA Landmark all American Musical Stage ShowDOWN AT THE DINERACT ONE.Their journey starts at the end of a working day in the late 60s Where four normal working lads end a daily shift Drinking strawberry milkshakes…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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01
JUL
Voulez Vous - ABBA Tribute
Exmouth Pavilion

It has now been an amazing 25 years since VOULEZ VOUS humble beginnings. Today they embark upon their 25st anniversary tour for 201718 aptly named Mad about ABBAFor more than four decades ABBA really have beenmasters of the scene Today both young…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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08
JUL
Jack The Ripper (steampunk theatre show) Brixham
The Edge

A dark drama based on the true story of the mysterious unidentified serial killer who terrorised Victorian London. Combining theories of the killer with a steampunk adaptation in style music and ulitimate motive This is a production by a nationally award‐winning theatre…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07855 090589
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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…

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…

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…

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…

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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