What's on inKingston

Welcome to Kingston

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

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Forthcoming events in Kingston

05
SEP
Elizabethan House Museum Ghost Hunt
Elizabethan House Museum

Elizabethan House Museum is a contained authentic Elizabethan Merchants House built around 1575 for the Kelland family. The house has been painstakingly restored and retains many original features dating back to the elizabethan period.The Elizabethan House Museum has always had a reputation…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07985 532620
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10
SEP
Corporate Open Day
Buckland Tout Saints Hotel

Meet the team take a tour of the house and grounds and see how Buckland could work for your away days or Christmas party.Including arrival drinks cream tea and team building activities.…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01548 853055
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12
SEP
Mr Stink
Cockington Court

David Walliams star of Little Britain has written the smelliest book of all time which now breaks new wind ground in this scratch n sniff production bringing Mr Stinkpongingly to life.David Walliams whos not in…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

15
SEP
Chef’s Masterclass - The Perfect Afternoon Tea
Buckland Tout Saints Hotel

Head Chef Ted Ruewell shares some top tips for creating a delicious afternoon tea followed by a two course lunch with Prosecco and canaps.…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01548 853055
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18
SEP
Survivors of the Titanic
The Palace Theatre

Historical theatre drama production about the Titanic and her links to south Devon.Performances atPalace Theatre Paignton: 7pm Friday Sept 18th.The Edge Brixham: 3pm and 7pm Saturday Sept 19th.Ticket information and bookings viahttp:www.southdevonplayers.combox‐office.htmlVideo trailer for the showhttps:www.youtube.comwatchvhILp1bqw2F4Following a ten‐year history of researching writing…

Location: 6.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 665800
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06
OCT
‘Ladies that Lunch’ - Art with Emma Carter
Buckland Tout Saints Hotel

Create your own seascape painting with local artist Emma Carter followed by a two course lunch and a glass of wine.…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01548 853055
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09
OCT
Keith Barry Brain Hacker
Princess Theatre Torquay

Keith Barry Brain Hacker at Princess Theatre Torquay in Torquay on Friday 09 October 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Keith Barry Brain Hacker tickets so weve done the legwork for you. …

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

18
OCT
Autumn Wedding Fair
Buckland Tout Saints Hotel

Our country house looks enchanting at this time of year with the leaves turning gold and red. Come and meet the team and be inspired by our hand‐picked local wedding suppliers.…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01548 853055
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18
OCT
Jimmy Carr Funny Business
Princess Theatre Torquay

Jimmy Carr Funny Business at Princess Theatre Torquay in Torquay on Sunday 18 October 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…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

30
OCT
Family Halloween Night - Ghost Tours with Moonston
Buckland Tout Saints Hotel

This Halloween event is fun for all the family with games spooky snacks and some fabulous fireworks.…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01548 853055
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14
NOV
Bellowhead
Princess Theatre Torquay

From the wild rousing dance tunes to the theatricality of their ballads & sea songs this is a band that are also funny subtle and always engaging. Admire the sophisticated strings and elegant whirlwind of…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
FEB
Endurancelife CTS South Devon - Trail Running
Beesands

This is where the Coastal Trail Series was born. Now in its 10th year the South Devon stage has become a cult classic. The course is contained within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty AONB and is simultaneously picturesque and punishing. With…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01548 312314
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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: 7.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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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