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

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: 4.3 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: 9.4 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: 8.3 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: 8.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02380 784694
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01
JUN
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: 9.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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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: 9.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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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: 0.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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: 9.4 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01803 328385
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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: 4.1 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 07855 090589
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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: 9.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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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: 4.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07855 090589
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14
JUL
Evening Canoe Paddle on the River Dart - with Camp
River Dart

Join us for a magical evening on the River Dart The evening paddle by canoe is an opportunity to have an unusual evening where you slow down and experience the natural world on the water as it moves from day to night.…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 07789 113738
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14
JUL
On Tour with Elvis
Babbacombe Theatre

Michael King is widely recognised 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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15
JUL
Canoeing and Bush-craft Day on the River Dart
River Dart

Canoeing and Bush‐craft go together like tea and cake A day of foraging and learning Bush‐craft skills on the river. Well do some epic paddling on the beautiful Dart stopping en‐route to forage for shellfish and other wild foods to cook up…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07789 113738
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16
JUL
Sharpham Canoe picnic
River Dart

Explore this scenic stretch of the River Dart by canoe topped off with a gourmet riverside picnic opposite Sharpham Estate using food and drink sourced from small independent local suppliers.We set off from Longmarsh Totnes at midmorning and follow the gentle meandering…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07789 113738
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21
JUL
Gary Delaney 2017 UK Tour
Babbacombe Theatre

Theres Something About Gary... and that something is he likes to write and perform jokes. An awful lot of them. He thinks a good joke should be like a drunk Glaswegian short and punchy.I laughed and I laughed and I laughed master…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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21
JUL
Jack The Ripper (steampunk theatre) Torquay
Abbey Hall

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 ultimate motive This is a production by a nationally award‐winning theatre…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07855 090589
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22
JUL
The Opera Boys
Babbacombe Theatre

Leading men from Londons West End combine in a powerhouse of vocal harmony to deliver a stunning blend of music ranging from opera to Pop and everything in‐between.For the past 5 years The Opera Boys have been delighting audiences all over the…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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29
JUL
Dartington Summer School and Festival
Dartington Hall

Welcome to the 2017 concerts and events programme at Dartington Summer School and FestivalEach day from early evening the beautiful estate at Dartington transforms into a thriving venue for concerts and events. Its ancient buildings stunning gardens and welcoming restaurant and bar…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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05
AUG
Woofstock UK 2017
Coronation Park

Woofstock UK 2017 is an event like no other. It is a festival for all things dog held on 5 August 2017. In Coronation Park Dartmouth Devon which is close to Kingsbridge Totnes and lots of beaches. This is our third year…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01314 638368
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09
AUG
Canoe Safari on the River Dart
River Dart

A great day of canoeing on the stunning Dart estuary. We begin from Longmarsh Totnes where we set off with the outgoing tide. Leaving the town behind us we join with the peaceful expanse of the Dart Estuary with its thick wooded…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07789 113738
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11
AUG
High School Rocks
Babbacombe Theatre

High School Rocks is an interactive stage production featuring the best music and songs from the High School Musical movies 1‐3. With its high energy vibrant colourful routines it forms a real tribute to the…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

12
AUG
Family Canoeing and Bush-Craft - canoe-camping
River Dart

Canoeing and Bush‐craft go together like tea and cake A weekend of foraging and learning Bush‐craft skills on the river. Well be canoeing on the beautiful Dart stopping en‐route to forage for wild foods to cook up at lunchtime over the campfire.Theyll…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07789 113738
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12
AUG
The Jerseys - Oh What A Nite!
Babbacombe Theatre

The show features all the top hits of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons with a narrative telling the audience a story of how they essentially shot to fame. It also features stunning acapellas and intrinsic routines that gives The Jersey Boys…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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18
AUG
The Darkside of Pink Floyd
Babbacombe Theatre

More than just an ordinary Pink Floyd tribute band The Darkside of Pink Floyd entertain audiences with a fantastic light show and passionate performances.Due to the demand for their exquisite reproduction of Pink Floyds classic music The Darkside of Pink Floyd are…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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25
AUG
Sounds of the Sixties show with The Zoots, Palace
Palace Theatre

Live performance from The Zoots featuring Jamie Goddard Harriet Loather Ben Jones Simon Small and Tommy LloydTHE ZOOTS are here to make your whole family bop to the 60s beats that everybody loves ‐ with legendary numbers by The Beatles The…

Location: 6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 665800
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25
AUG
Thank ABBA For The Music
Babbacombe Theatre

Featuring all of ABBAs greatest and most memorable hits Thank ABBA For The Music is the ultimate feel good party style tribute concert.This two‐hour theatre spectacular really does capture all the magic and excitement of one of the worlds most successful and…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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26
AUG
The Country Superstars Experience
Babbacombe Theatre

This truly unique show is hosted by Sarah Jayne who has been performing as Dolly Parton for over 25 years and is Europes Leading Tribute to the Queen of Country ‐ Dolly Parton. Sarah Jayne and Award Winning Vocal Impersonator Andy Crust…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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09
SEP
David Hamilton’s Rock n Roll Back The Years
Babbacombe Theatre

Legendary DJ and broadcaster David Hamilton began his career in 1959 and since then has hosted more than 12000 radio shows and over 1000 TV shows. David has now hand‐picked an amazing band of musicians The Fugitives and the sensational Tiffany Girls…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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16
SEP
Explosive Light Orchestra
Babbacombe Theatre

An epic night of Rock Classics and melodic symphonic rock by the best ELO Tribute Band currently touring the UK and Europe showcasing the songwriting and genius of Jeff Lynne and Electric Light Orchestra. A full 8‐piece outfit including the famous string…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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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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