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

30
APR
'All Over The Town' - New Literary Prizes
The Blackmore Theatre

This is a local writers and prize giving event and is a new series of literary prizes in honour of Exmouths most famous poet Patricia Beer. All the entries are now in and will now or shortly be judged by a…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 07905 761485
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30
APR
Pirates Got Talent - Talent contest at Brixham Pir
Brixham Pirate Festival

Come and join in this talent contest ‐ whether ye be a grizzled old sea‐dawg a gorgeous buxom wench or a cheeky young deckand Songs dances splicin the mainbrace ‐ all be welcomeContest at Stage 2 onSaturday April 30th 2016 2pm ‐…

Location: 7.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07855 090589
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30
APR
Sherry Baby's
Exmouth Pavilion

Sherry Babys Present:The Ultimate Tribute To The Jersey Boys Frankie Valli & The 4 Seasons.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…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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01
MAY
LEE NELSON - Suited & Booted
Babbacombe Theatre

You may have seen him host Live at The Apollo caught him singing on The X Factor or trying to board the plane to the World Cup with the England squad now come and experience the world through Lees eyes as he…

Location: 1.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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03
MAY
Starstruck
Babbacombe Theatre

In a time where celebrity culture seems to be what inspires people nowadays social media is the place to have your say and sharing selfies is the norm who would have thought that traditional variety theatre could still be generating 5 star…

Location: 1.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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05
MAY
Music Of The Night
Babbacombe Theatre

Music is the universal language and what feelings sound like It inspires and as quoted by Victor Hugo expresses that which cannot be said. However this all new show albeit titled as last years hit 5 star show has a lot…

Location: 1.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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07
MAY
Seasons Of Love
Babbacombe Theatre

Colours Creative Ltd PresentsSEASONS OF LOVE A Variety Show raising funds for Rowcroft Hospice. Produced by Ben & Zoe Nickless Sponsored by The Babbacombe Theatre The Babbacombe Inn & Edward J Design Following the success of A Night To Remember For…

Location: 1.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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07
MAY
The 4 Tunes
Exmouth Pavilion

The 4Tunes ‐ Curtain CallGet ready for one unforgettable fun packed night of dazzling 5 star entertainment with The 4Tunes. Starring some of the West Ends greatest ever leading men Les Miserables Phantom of the Opera Jersey Boys this brand new group…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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11
MAY
Double bill of Comedy
Cygnet Theatre

The Bride To Be by Peter Quilter Angela is marrying for the third time tothe dismay of her brother Toby amidst a barrage of bad omens and a dress resembling a parachute.You Were After Poetry by Steven Bloomer A fast paced…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01392 277189
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13
MAY
A Night of Dirty Dancing
Exmouth Pavilion

A Night Of Dirty Dancing The Ultimate Tribute Show celebrating the greatest movie soundtrack of all time.Come and experience the brand‐new spectacular featuring all the hits from everyone's favourite dance movie Dirty Dancing in the…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

13
MAY
Wren Music presents A Random Melody
Cygnet Theatre

Wren Music presents:A concert of songs selected from the great folk song collections made in Devon inspired by the photographs by James Ravilious.…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01392 277189
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14
MAY
Coffee Morning
The Blackmore Theatre

Every second Saturday of the month the Exmouth Players hold a coffee morning at the Blackmore Theatre.Come and join us for tea coffee and some very yummy home‐made cakes such as German Apple Cake Lemon Drizzle Chocolate Fudge squares Sausage Rolls Cheese…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07905 761485
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14
MAY
Force Five Wind Quintet - a children’s concert
Cygnet Theate

Force Five Wind Quintet are an Exeter based wind quintet who enjoy making music. We are a windy lot Jessica Wright flute Ben Edmonds oboe John Welton clarinet Beth Osment Horn Prue Tasman bassoon We thought it was time to tell some…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01392 277189
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14
MAY
Jeremy Hardy
Babbacombe Theatre

Jeremy Hardy has been a stand‐up comic since 1984 and will continue to be one until he dies or wins the lottery.Jeremy is best known for his work on Radio 4 notably on News Quiz…

Location: 1.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

18
MAY
Bingo
The Blackmore Theatre

Every third Wednesday of the month the Exmouth Players hold Bingo at the Blackmore Theatre.It is nothing serious and there are no cash prizes. Other prizes are up for grabs for a full line and a full house.Come and join us…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07905 761485
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18
MAY
Talon - The Best of the Eagles
Exmouth Pavilion

THE COMPLETE HISTORY TOUR 2016In 2016 Talon presents a brand‐new production of their award winning Best of Eagles. This stunning production is a show of two halves with the first half delivering a world class laid back vibe with an in‐depth look…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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20
MAY
Liza Pulman sings Hollywood
Babbacombe Theatre

Liza Pulman of Fascinating Aida brings you an evening of some of the greatest songs from the silver screen. Her glorious voice charming personality and quirky comedic skills make her a unique entertainer. The evening will take you on a musical journey…

Location: 1.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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21
MAY
Los Pacaminos feat Paul Young
Exmouth Pavilion

Los PacaminosOriginally formed as an opportunity to play their shared passion of the Border Tex‐Mex and Americana music that the members of the band love they started as a practice band playing when other musical commitments allowed‐ top musicians just playing for…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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22
MAY
Variations of Pointe - a Triple Bill
The Blackmore Theatre

Press Release JSLN Dance Company: Spring Summer Tour 2016 Variations of PointeJSLN Dance Company was founded in 2012 by Sren Niewelt and Jessica Larbig in Berlin and has gained an international reputation performing refreshing neoclassical works around Germany and Asia.Variations of…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07905 761485
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25
MAY
The Winters Tale
Cygnet Theatre

Cygnet CompanyA playful and accessible production of one of Shakespeares late masterpieces: a magical evening of tragedy averted and love redeemed. At Leontes request Hermione begs Polixenes to extend his stay. Observing her persuasive powers Leontes sees a spark of…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01392 277189
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28
MAY
Jive Talkin'
Exmouth Pavilion

Jive Talkin perform the Bee GeesThe timeless repertoire of the Bee Gees is brought to life in this stunning stage production that is taking the country by storm.This charismatic ensemble boasts stars from TV and Londons West End and is fronted by…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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28
MAY
The Definitive Elvis Experience
Babbacombe Theatre

TEES EVENTS PRESENTS.BEN THOMPSON THE DEFINITIVE ELVIS EXPERIENCE Still growing 38 years after his untimely passing the legend of Elvis Presley Continues to grow. Everyone has their own special Memories of Elvis whether its the Aloha from Hawaii via satellite the NBC…

Location: 1.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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29
MAY
Brixfest 2016
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 a…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01780 470718
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02
JUN
Kindly Leave The Stage
Cygnet Theatre

Kindly Leave the Stage by John ChapmanDirected by Adam MorleyPart of a National Tour April ‐ June 2016The show is a celebration of fun mayhem and thespian mischief and is of a similar format to Noises off a play within a play.…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01392 277189
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03
JUN
Sensation - A tribute to the music of The Who
Exmouth Pavilion

After 50 years of The Who Sensation hits the road to celebrate the music of this timeless British band with a unique concert.Book your tickets now for an amazing musical journey from My Generation to Who are You via Tommy &…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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06
JUN
Festival at Cygnet
Cygnet Theatre

This year eight visiting companies will be bringing a variety of new work to Cygnets week long celebration of live performance. Thought‐provoking challenging tender and humorous…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01392 277189
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07
JUN
Pirates of Penzance
Exmouth Pavilion

Pirates of PenzanceAward nominated for many of their previous productions Exmouth Musical Theatre Company are back with a bang for 2016 with a fresh take on one of Gilbert and Sullivans most popular shows The Pirates of PenzanceThe updated Broadway version…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01395 222477
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17
JUN
Boogaloo Blues Weekend, Torquay
Toorak Hotel

The Toorak is owned by TLH Leisure Resort and the seven‐acre complex includes swimming pools a spa and gym a Bistro and its own pub. The Hotel is also only a ten minute walk away from the railway station if you…

Location: 2.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01252 793430
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18
JUN
Pinocchio Ballet Theatre UK
Exmouth Pavilion

Join Ballet Theatre UK as we tell the tale of a wooden puppet carved from pine with but only one wish...to become a real boy. Follow Pinocchio the cheeky marionette puppet with an unruly nose on his epic quest as he overcomes…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01395 222477
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19
JUN
Elton John
Westpoint Arena

Elton John is one of the top selling musical artists of all time and this fantastic musician is on his tour which is bound to sell out at all venues across the UK. Definitely…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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