What's on inIvybridge

Welcome to Ivybridge

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

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Forthcoming events in Ivybridge

09
APR
Beautiful And Useful: An Evening with Mondy Don
The Great Lawn and Great Hall, Dartington

Beautiful and Useful: An Evening of Craft and Nature with Mondy DonThursday 9 April 2015 ‐ 19:30 to 21:30Gardeners World presenter Monty Don is to talk of his love of Craft and Nature to launch Schumacher Colleges new Craft Apprenticeship programme.Enjoy fizz…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

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14
APR
Lord of the Dance
Plymouth Pavilions

Lord of the Dance at Plymouth Pavilions in Plymouth on Tuesday 14 April 2015. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

17
APR
Simple Minds
Plymouth Pavilions

Scottish rock band Simple Minds were at the peak of their popularity in the early 1990s. The band are thought to have sold more than 40 million albums world wide and are famed for 80s…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

18
APR
An Evening of Burlesque
Plymouth Pavilions

Direct from Londons West End tantalising yet tasteful camp and colourful. Elegant showgirls combine Parisian charm with Las Vegas glamour.Marrying live vocal talent with the art of burlesque ‐ comedy magic and vocal harmony combine…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

20
APR
Derren Brown
Theatre Royal Plymouth

Derren Brown is a British illusionist and magician born in London England. While at university a show performed by hypnotist Martin Taylor inspired him to learn the art of illusion hypnosis and sleight of…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

27
APR
Ben Howard
Plymouth Pavilions

2011 and has been a triumphant year for twenty‐three year old Ben Howard. With catchy single The Wolves he caught the attention of potential fans away from his growing fan base in Devon and Cornwall…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
MAY
Michael Ball
Plymouth Pavilions

Michael Ball Britains leading musical theatre star multi‐platinum recording artist TV and radio presenter and Olivier Award winner has announced that he will be hitting the road once more across the length and breadth of…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

02
MAY
Mike and the Mechanics
Plymouth Pavilions

Following a six‐year hiatus & a massive reunion with Genesis Mike Rutherford has joined forces with one of the UKs most successful R&B acts Andrew Roachford & Canadian born singer & actor Tim Howar…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

02
MAY
Mike The Mechanics
Plymouth Pavilions

Mike The Mechanics at Plymouth Pavilions in Plymouth on Saturday 02 May 2015. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us do…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
MAY
Jimmy Carr Funny Business
Plymouth Pavilions

Jimmy Carr Funny Business at Plymouth Pavilions in Plymouth on Saturday 23 May 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Jimmy Carr Funny Business live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

06
JUN
The Moody Blues
Plymouth Pavilions

English rock band 'The Moody Blues' are famed for their unique style and occasional blend of rock and classical together especially in their 1967 album 'Days of Future Past' The band has been together since…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
JUN
Milton Jones
Plymouth Pavilions

Milton Jones ‐ you know the weird bloke with the shirts from Mock the Week. As well as star of the Michael Mcintyre Roadshow and the voice of 8 series for Radio 4 including The…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

12
AUG
Michael McIntyre
Plymouth Pavilions

British stand‐up comedian Michael McIntyre burst onto our screens with his first DVD Live and Laughing in 2008. As the fastest‐selling comedian at the Edinburgh Festival Michael won the award for Best Live Stand‐Up…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

25
SEP
Squeeze
Plymouth Pavilions

'Squeeze' is an English band that is closely associated with the 'New Wave' period of the late 70s. Squeeze have had 3 periods of active recording and performing firstly between '74 and '82 then from…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
SEP
Darcy Oake
Plymouth Pavilions

Darcy Oake at Plymouth Pavilions in Plymouth on Sunday 27 September 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Darcy Oake live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service.…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

02
OCT
Alan Carr
Plymouth Pavilions

Known as Chatty Man and Spexy Beast this witty English comedian and personality burst onto TV screens after winning a BBC New Comedy Award in 2001. With two arena tours under his belt this…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

09
OCT
Bill Bailey
Plymouth Pavilions

One of the funniest live comics doing the rounds Bill Bailey manages to combine comedy and music to perfection. Following on from last years sell‐out shows Bill has announced his new tour for his…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

25
OCT
Squeeze John Cooper Clarke
Plymouth Pavilions

Squeeze John Cooper Clarke at Plymouth Pavilions in Plymouth on Sunday 25 October 2015. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

18
NOV
Diversity
Plymouth Pavilions

Best known for winning the third series of Britains Got Talent Diversity are a phenomenal street dance group that have won numerous awards since they became famous. They appear at this venue to show…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

02
DEC
Kevin Bridges
Plymouth Pavilions

At 24 years of age Kevin Bridges is one of the most popular up and coming comedians in the country. His big break came at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival where he won the So you…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

13
DEC
Gareth Malone
Plymouth Pavilions

Get ready to sing from your seat as Gareth Malone invites you the audience to be part of his first ever live tour. This live tour and his new album follow a period of…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

12
FEB
Sarah Millican
Plymouth Pavilions

Sarah Millican is a successful English stand‐up comedienne from South Shields. Her profile on the comedy scene first increased after winning the if.comedy award in 2008 at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. She is now…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

14
FEB
Rebecca Ferguson
Plymouth Pavilions

Rebecca Ferguson a singer songwriter from Liverpool first caught publics eye in 2010 when she was fighting her way to the stars in the popular star search show The X Factor where she finished as…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
FEB
Paddy McGuinness
Plymouth Pavilions

Patrick Joseph Paddy McGuinness is a British standup comedian actor and TV personality who found fame after appearing with comedian Peter Kay in the hit show Phoenix Nights creating his own spin‐off series Max and…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

Tourist Attractions


National Marine Aquarium

The National Marine Aquarium was the first aquarium in the United Kingdom to be set up solely for the purpose of education, conservation and research. It remains Britain's foremost aquarium and in the four years it has been open it has attracted over one and half million visitors…

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…

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…

Merchants House Museum

Step back into an Elizabethan Merchant's house and get a taste of what Plymouth life was like in the past ‐ from beggars to the Blitz. Browse potions and lotions in our reconstructed chemist shop.…

Pennywell Farm

Come and experience the Pennywell magic at our multi‐award winning Farm Activity Park. . . The biggest in the South West. There's lots to do and see for the whole family. There's ponys and piglets, slides, go‐karts, quad bikes and train ride, eagles…

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