What's on inMaidencombe


Welcome to Maidencombe

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

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Forthcoming events in Maidencombe

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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: 1.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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Speed Dating in Exeter
Coal Grill & Bar

Speed Dating in Exeter for anyone aged 40 to 50 on Wednesday 26th April 2017Book here ‐ http:www.slowdating.comspeed‐datingexeter106479.aspx ‐ by clicking on the link to meet new people at Exeters most popular singles night How speed dating in Exeter works ‐ When…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02380 784694
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Bovey Tracey Scouts & Guides Gang Show
Bovey Tracey Scout Hall

The event is the Bovey Tracey Scouts & Guides Gang Show. This is an annual entertainment show that is put on by Scouts Guides Cubs & Brownies in Bovey Tracey. The show includes a mix of comedy music and…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01626 832042
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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: 1.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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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: 8.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07789 113738
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Exmouth Flavours of the World Market
The Strand

There is a historical significance to the marketplace. Before the supermarkets before the internet; the marketplace was where traders would introduce their world to the world. Traders who had sailed the seas discovering lands and cultures would gather the culinary and material…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

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Headway Devon Wine Tasting
The XCentre

Running from 6.30pm‐9.30pm in our stunning historic building by Exeter Quay the evening will be led in an informal and engaging way by a wine expert from Majestic Wine Warehouse in Exeter. Come along and put your wine knowledge to the test.The…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01392 211822
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TJ Higgs – The Medium
Babbacombe Theatre

With her natural contemporary and accurate presentation TJ is today firmly placed as one of the UKs foremost psychic medium and her broad appeal allows her to support private readings live theatre appearances and events within the UK and internationally.As well as…

Location: 1.7 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01803 328385
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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: 8.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07789 113738
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Northern Ballet | Goldilocks & the Tree Bears
Exeter Northcott Theatre

One day her curiosity leads her to a house full of many surprises. With a family of friendly bears a beautiful blue bird and bowls of delicious porridge this ballet is just rightBringing this classic childrens story to life Goldilocks & the…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01132 208000
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Coffee and cake at RSPB Bowling Green Marsh n
RSPB Bowling Green Marsh

Sunday 30 April10 am‐noonPrice: Free event. Tea coffee and cake priced separatelyMake the most of your Sunday and join us at The Lookout part of the revamped hide at Bowling Green Marsh ‐ for coffee and cake on your walk around the…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01392 833311
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The Fureys
Exmouth Pavilion

After 6 previous concerts Irelands legends the FUREYS return for another great night of Music songs and stories.Hear them sing their timeless classics including I will love you Sweet 16 Green fields of France Red rose caf Steal away From Clare to…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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Somewhere In Time - Natalie Lowe and Ian Waite
Exmouth Pavilion

Ian and Natalie will deliver a night you will remember foreverStrictlys favourite couple are back with a bang after their first successful UK Tour. Ian and Natalie have developed a whole new show with newly choreographed routines of their favourite Ballroom and…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01395 222477
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The Sherry Baby's
Exmouth Pavilion

JERSEY BOYS Tribute tells the remarkable rise to stardom of one of the most successful bands in pop music history.Discover how four New Jersey boys from the wrong side of the tracks invented their own unique sound were inducted into the Rock…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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"London Suite"
The Blackmore Theatre

London Suite is a comedy written by Neil Simon and will be presented at The Blackmore Theatre by The Exmouth Players from Monday 8th through to Saturday 13th May 2017 plus a Saturday Matinee. Evening performances commence at 7.30pm. The Matinee starts…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07484 509514
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Shakin' Stevens - Echoes of Our Times
Babbacombe Theatre

Shakin Stevens is back The platinum‐selling Welsh rock and roll singer and songwriter who holds the distinction of being the UKs biggest‐selling singles artist of the 1980s releases his new Album Echoes Of Our Times on September 16th this year and will…

Location: 1.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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Shakin' Stevens - Echoes of Our Times Tour
Babbacombe Theatre

Shakin Stevens is back The platinum‐selling Welsh rock and roll singer and songwriter who holds the distinction of being the UKs biggest‐selling singles artist of the 1980s releases his new Album Echoes Of Our Times on September 16th this year and will…

Location: 1.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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Coffee Morning at The Blackmore
The Blackmore Theatre

The Exmouth Players are holding their monthly coffee morning at The Blackmore Theatre. Come and join us for tea coffee and some very lovely home‐made cakes.We have things such as:German Apple Cake Lemon Drizzle Chocolate Fudge squares Sausage Rolls Cheese Scones Quiche…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07484 509514
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Baby & Childrens Market - Lympstone
Lympstone Village Hall

Why not turn all those quality pre‐loved goods into some hard cashProviders of Childrens Entertainment Craft and Business stalls welcomePreloved Tables £12Join the event here ‐‐‐ https:www.facebook.comevents630819450437067BOOK YOUR TABLE HERE ‐‐‐ https:booking.bookinghound.comfebookmodeap&ogdc217598‐d89b‐4bf4‐a87c‐e42203951a4a&uniqueid263…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07837 365618
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Prize Only Bingo at The Blackmore
The Blackmore Theatre

Come along and join us for a game of Prize Only Bingo. Its nothing serious just a fun afternoon out.A chance of making new Friends and to see what is coming up at The Blackmore Theatre.There are prizes for a line and…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07484 509514
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Anita Harris
Exmouth Pavilion

Anita Harris has had a breath taking career spanning over fifty years which started when as a 15 year old she was spotted on a London ice rink. She was then whisked away to Las Vegas to appear three times a night…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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Memory Lane
Babbacombe Theatre

Based on the original show from 2009 Memory Lane is now touring with a host of new songs costumes and routines.The ultimate feel good show and a stunning musical journey through some of the greatest songs from 50s 60s and 70s. Including…

Location: 1.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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King of Pop - The Legends Continues UK Tour 2017
Princess Theatre Torquay

Introducing Navi the man that has been chosen by Hollywood to portray Michael Jackson in an upcoming Lifetime TV movie about the star is bringing his incredible tribute show King Of Pop featuring Jacksons very own guitarist to the UK this Spring.…

Location: 2.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02072 843444
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Pasha - Lets Dance The Night Away
Exmouth Pavilion

Pasha Kovalev from Strictly Come Dancing and his fantastic dancers are touring the UK with their completely Brand New Show. Expect all your favourite Dances stunning costumes great music chat and fun for all the family. Pasha won Strictly Come Dancing with…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01395 222477
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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: 10.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07789 113738
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Hijacked Festival 2017, Exeter
Double Locks

When you combine heavyweight programming with slick production an up‐for‐it crowd and some of Devons most surreally beautiful locations then you have the recipe for an almighty event ‐ and Hijacked is exactly that. Curated by a team who have spent the…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Dominic Kirwan feat. Lisa Stanley
Exmouth Pavilion

Firmly established as one of Irelands greatest ever entertainers Dominic Kirwan hits the road again in 2017 with a brand new show. Accompanying DOMINIC on the 2017 tour will be LISA STANLEY one of Irelands top female vocalists and star of TV…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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I Remember You - Frank Ifield
Babbacombe Theatre

Legendary Australian based entertainer he was actually born in the UK the ever‐popular FRANK IFIELD appears in I REMEMBER YOU A nostalgic look back at his lengthy musical career which spans more than 5 decades.Frank started as a country singer when he…

Location: 1.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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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: 7.3 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01780 470718
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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: 2.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02380 784694
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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…

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…

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…

Compton Castle

Built between the 14th and 16th centuries, the castle has been home to the Gilbert family for most of the last 600 years. Sir Humphrey Gilbert 1539&8211;1583 was coloniser of Newfoundland and half‐brother to Sir Walter Raleigh.Compton Castle is occupied and administered by Mr & Mrs G E…

House of Marbles

At House of Marbles and Teign Valley Glass we have been manufacturing our unusual range of games, toys, marbles and glassware for many years. Visitors are most welcome to wander around the old pottery buildings with their listed kilns, enjoy our museums of glass, games marbles and…

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