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

26
JUL
The Sleep Walk
Riviera Centre

Why not get involved in the Rowcroft Sleep Walk 2014 South Devons biggest pyjama party. On Saturday 26th July 2014 ladies of South Devon will walk from Torquay to Paignton and back again in their pyjamas for Rowcroft Hospice. The walk is…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01803 217641
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31
JUL
Roy Chubby Brown
Princess Theatre Torquay

Roy Chubby Brown is back in town. Get ready for a barn‐storming night of jokes banter and hilarious mickey‐taking from Britains most outrageous comedian bar none Laugh till it hurts as Chubby rips into his…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

17
AUG
An Evening with Jimmy Tarbuck OBE
Babbacombe Theatre

Tarby as he is known to millions of TV viewers is one of the country's most evergreen performers and a master of light entertainment.Having successfully spent more than 40 years in the notoriously fickle world of show business Jimmy Tarbuck has hosted…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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21
AUG
Moscow State Circus
Paignton Green

Promising their 'greatest ever production to date' the ever‐popular Moscow State Circus are a world‐renowned circus troupe where 'magnificent feats of human achievement' are the norm. Expect rogue clowns mucking around performers in high‐wires…

Location: 6.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

27
AUG
Extreme Stunt Show
Racecourse

check out the monster action where our very own trucks Extreme and Lil Devil compete to prove theyre the best car crushing monsters in Europe. 2013 was a very busy year for these monsters. Performing at over 150 shows during…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08444 771000
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30
AUG
Abba Reunion
Babbacombe Theatre

ABBA REUNION has been created by the original Director Producer and Choreographer of the Award Winning Abbamania West End musical and stars the original Frida from the London castThe show gives Abba fans old and new the opportunity to once again get…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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17
SEP
FREE taster session at the Newton Abbot Rock Choir
Large Hall

The Newton Abbot Rock Choir is led by vocal teacher Eleanor Williams. Over the past few years Rock Choir has become firmly ingrained on the national consciousness with its unique mix of en‐masse singing fundraising television appearances and emphasis on supporting local…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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26
SEP
CERI DUPREE Fit For A Queen!
Babbacombe Theatre

To celebrate thirty years on the stage female impersonator Ceri Dupree stars in this sensational new show paying homage to some of his favourite ladies. You can expect side splitting comedy and a visual feast of spectacular eye popping and jaw dropping…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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27
SEP
An Evening With Pam Ayres
Babbacombe Theatre

The legendary Pam Ayres brings her current show to this venue 35 years after she first appeared on the Britains Got Talent TV show of its day Opportunity Knocks. Expect tickets to sell out…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

04
OCT
Double Diamond
Babbacombe Theatre

The UK's leading Neil Diamond Tribute Show stars John Hylton with his very talented 6 piece band. A professional Neil now for over 20 years you will be surprised to discover that John actually DOES sound uncannily like Neil. Or so says…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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17
OCT
Al Murray One Man One Guvnor
Princess Theatre Torquay

Tickets for Al Murray One Man One Guvnor at Princess Theatre Torquay on the Friday 17 October 2014 are bound to sell out fast ‐ to watch Al Murray One Man One Guvnor live at Princess Theatre Torquay see our list of…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

24
OCT
The Noise Next Door UK Tour 2014
The Flavel

After six sell out Edinburgh Festival runs to huge critical acclaim the UK's premiere improv comedy troupe The Noise Next Door will be touring the UK starting on 8th May 2014 and culminating on 21st December 2014. The Noise Next Door are…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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25
OCT
CLASSIC CLAPTON
Palace Theatre Paignton

CLASSIC CLAPTON are the Worlds No1 Eric Clapton Tribute Band. In 2014 they are touring throughout the UK.The band comprises 4 excellent musicians.The band was formed in 1985 in Newcastle upon Tyne long before the term tribute band was invented and…

Location: 6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 665800
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12
NOV
Paul Hollywood
Princess Theatre Torquay

TVs baking star Paul Hollywood brings his first ever live show to the UK in 2014. Paul Hollywood Live ‐ Get Your Bake On sees Paul take to the stage for an evening of baking…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

15
MAY
TIM VINE - Tim Timinee Tim Timinee Tim Tim To You
Babbacombe Theatre

First stand‐up tour in 4 years the punslinger returns with lots of new jokes silly songs and twitchy dancing. Joke joke joke. Prop prop prop. Song song song. Sorry the laptops jammed.Its time to put the satire on hold and watch a…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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19
JUN
Boogaloo Blues Weekend
Toorak Hotel

We are delighted to announce a new venue for a Boogaloo Blues Weekend for 19th 22nd June 2015at The Toorak in Torquay.We road‐tested' the Hotel for three days and found it to be a delightful hotel close to the sea with…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01252 793430
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21
AUG
Jimmy Carr
Princess Theatre Torquay

Funny man Jimmy Carr has become known and loved for his deadpan delivery and observational comedy. His humour is often dark yet hugely appealing as his success on TV and the live stand‐up stage keeps…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

21
AUG
Jimmy Carr Funny Business
Princess Theatre Torquay

Jimmy Carr Funny Business appears live in Torquay Devon at Princess Theatre Torquay on Friday 21 August 2015. For ticket prices to watch Jimmy Carr Funny Business at Princess Theatre Torquay see the list of tickets available for Jimmy Carr Funny…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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