What's on inKingswear


Welcome to Kingswear

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

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Forthcoming events in Kingswear

24
APR
Starshine
Babbacombe Theatre

Featuring an array of talented performers who share one common purpose to Entertain you the all new show for 2018 Starshine promises an abundance of side ‐ splitting comedy powerful vocalists delivering dynamic songs and elegant dancers who are endlessly energetic.Starshine celebrates…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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30
APR
Robert Temple - The Hypnotist Live & Outrageous
Babbacombe Theatre

Join leading hypnotist Robert Temple on a fast‐paced laugh‐out‐loud and hysterical ride to the centre of your imagination This is YOUR chance to become the star of this unforgettable show.Forget swinging watches and people clucking like chickens The Hypnotist: Live &…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 01803 328385
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03
MAY
West End At The Movies
Babbacombe Theatre

If you are passionate about music love the magic of watching an epic musical on the big screen and enjoy the wonder of theatre then the all new show produced and directed by Colin Matthews West End at the Movies will be…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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05
MAY
Ed Byrne: Spoiler Alert
Babbacombe Theatre

Ed states I originally intended to call the show Ill Millennial You in a Minute but my promoter considered the title off‐puttingly baffling. Thats my own chainsaw in the photo by the way.Is life that bad or have we good…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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05
MAY
Quartet 19 Drumming, Living Room Music and Mad Ru
Ariel Centre

Quartet 19 percussion ensemble Drumming ‐ Steve ReichLiving Room Music ‐ John CageMad Rush ‐ Philip GlassDartington Sinfonietta present Quartet 19 a young dynamic percussion ensemble from Wales. Their programme will include fascinating entertaining and theatrical music by some of the most…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01392 581310
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06
MAY
Salcombe Crab Festival - Crabfest
Various venues

This family friendly festival is organised by the Rotary Club of Salcombe and is sponsored by Coast & Country Cottages Favis of Salcombe and Salcombe Gin.Enjoy a full day of events including cookery demos crab picking masterclasses crab pot making live music…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

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06
MAY
Sounds of the 60s at The Palace Theatre Paignton
Palace Theatre

. The Zoots are here to make your whole family bop to the 60s beats that everybody loves with legendary numbers by The Beatles The Stones The Monkees The Beach Boys The Kinks Elvis and dozens more of your favourite artists…

Location: 6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 665800
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11
MAY
All Our Yesterdays
Babbacombe Theatre

Nostalgia just doesn't come any better Another sensational show from theproducers of 'Memory Lane' Rolling back the Years and Memories are made of This. One of the biggest shows of its kind in the UK…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
MAY
The Beach Boys Story
Babbacombe Theatre

Back by popular demandA unique opportunity to hear played live every chart hit Americas biggest pop band ever recorded including: God Only Knows Good Vibrations I Get Around Wouldnt It Be Nice Surfin USA Fun Fun Fun California Girls Sloop John B…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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19
MAY
A Wild Feast
Dartington Village Hall

The event begins with an optional foraging walk starting at 3pm which will not only introduce you to some of the beautiful wild plants featuring in the evening meal it will give you an insight into their wonderful medicinal benefits. At…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07583 400998
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26
MAY
Rich Hall's Hoedown
Babbacombe Theatre

Rich Halls critically acclaimed new show begins its second leg of touring. There has never been a better time to be an American comedian in the UK. Halls precision dismantling of the tenuous relationship between two countries is a freewheeling and deadly…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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01
JUN
Summer concert for 2 Violins and Piano
St John's Church, Totnes

Summer recital for 2 violins and piano performed by graduates of Russia and Poland Music CollegesYulia Northridge violinGoska Kosmaczewska violinEkaterina Shetliffe pianoProgramme will include beautiful compositions by Antonio Vivaldi Edward Elgar Dmitry Shostakovich PeterTchaikovsky Soviet Union composer Tariverdiev and more. Hot beverages…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07505 884271
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06
JUN
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: 8.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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09
JUN
The Upbeat Beatles
Babbacombe Theatre

Relive the sounds of the 60s with the worlds premier Beatles tribute band. The Upbeat Beatles re‐create the sound of the Fab Four faithfully and as closely as its possible to get. Raw powerhouse vocals…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
JUN
Lee Nelson - Serious Joker
Babbacombe Theatre

Due to huge demand and over‐priced lawyers Lee is extending his smash‐hit tour for a second time adding a final 30 dates to his huge 150‐show run.Youve seen him sneaking into places he shouldnt be now come and see him where he…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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29
JUN
Dire Straits:UK
Babbacombe Theatre

Dire Straits:UK is a brand new UK based tribute band to Mark Knopflers legendary Dire Straits. The band has that launched in 1977 has spawned some of the greatest loved songs of all time including Sultans of Swing Walk of Life the…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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20
JUL
On Tour with ELVIS
Babbacombe Theatre

Michael King is widely recognized as the best in the business at being Elvis. Backed by his superb backing band and singers this show is what many in the Elvis world describe as one of the most authentic and dynamic Elvis Presley…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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03
AUG
Black Magic - The little Mix Show
Babbacombe Theatre

A highly energetic tribute show that follows in the footsteps of the award winning girl band Little Mix. This iconic 5‐star rated show has live vocals and is full of commercial pop‐video choreography.Suitable for kids tweens teens and adults alike The Little…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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10
AUG
The Bon Jovi Experience
Babbacombe Theatre

The Bon Jovi Experience is an outstanding tribute to Bon Jovi. They are the only Bon Jovi tribute band in the world to have actually played and shared a stage with Jon Bon…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
AUG
ABBA - Take A Chance on Us
Babbacombe Theatre

The music of Abba never fails to generate a fantastic night of entertainment Appealing to all age groups.TAKE A CHANCE ON US is a fantastic family show containing the finest musicians stunning live vocals and amazing harmonies. The show has professional voiceovers…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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01
SEP
You Win Again
Babbacombe Theatre

Direct from Londons West End You Win Again Celebrating The Music of The Bee Gees.Prepare to experience the distinct sound of one the greatest bands to have ever graced the stage in this unforgettable concert spectacular. Immerse yourself in the brothers…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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15
NOV
Tony Stockwell Psychic Medium
Babbacombe Theatre

Remarkably compelling amazingly detailed and always humorousThe popular star of TVs Street Psychic Psychic Private Eyes and Psychic Academy Tony Stockwell has a long‐established credibility as one of the top Intuitive Mediums and has shared the stage all round the world with…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01803 328385
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10
MAR
Learn to Dance Salsa & Latin Short Break
Torquay Leisure Hotels Resort

Classes in Salsa Bachata Kizomba Cha Cha Merengue Bachatango over 34 or 5 Nights at Victoria Hotel Torquay ‐ Learn to dance in less than a week ‐ Beginners & Improvers Welcome.Salsa Bliss Torquay 10th to 15th March 20193 4 or…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 0447760 235131
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10
MAR
Learn to Dance Salsa & Latin Short Break, Torquay
Torquay Leisure Hotels Resort

Salsa Bliss Torquay ‐ 10th to 15th March 2019 3 4 or 5 Night Mid‐week Half Board Dance & SPA break Full schedule of daytime dance workshops Mon to Thurs Sun activities non dance related e.g. bowling pool quiz etc Mon Weds…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 00447760 235131
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Tourist Attractions


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…

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…

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…

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…

Living Coasts

Take a fantastic journey around the coastlines of the world without leaving Torquay Welcome to Living Coasts, Paignton Zoo's new visitor attraction in Torquay. Living Coasts is a unique, world class aquatic visitor attraction, focusing on the conservation of coastal and marine life around the globe. It has…

Paignton Pier

Paignton Pier is a family favourite attraction in the Torbay area, an all‐weather attraction that's fun for all the family, every day of the year. Attractions on Paignton Pier include amusements, stalls and beach goods, fortune telling, cafe and takeaway, jackpot bingo, prize and fun games, orbiter…

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