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

16
FEB
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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19
FEB
Exeter Comedy Grove
The Lemon Grove, Cornwall House, St Germans Road

Exeter Comedy Grove Brings You The Very Best In Live Stand Up Comedy. Each of our shows showcase some of the best comedians that this country has to offer with TV names and undiscovered talent. You may of seen some of the…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07909 009355
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19
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Small Town Jones
Cygnet Theatre

Jim Jones aka Small town Jones has in the past played support slots to Ray Davies Ethan Johns Damien Jurado & Sara Watkins to name a few and the title track of his last album Freightships was played on Radio 2. He…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01392 277189
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25
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Talk: "Creating theatre and film from history
Karing Voluntary Group

Entry by donation. It is very important to book in advance as seating is limited to 30 attendees.This will be taking place as a lunchtime early afternoon talk.Please book tickets in advance by calling the Karing office on 01803 524799 orpopping into…

Location: 4.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07855 090589
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26
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Cover Story
Cygnet Theate

A theatrical thriller in Pilots Thumb unique tradition. Pilots Thumb Theatre are known for their edgy social drama combined with strong narratives organic characters and pithy humour. They have been astounding audiences since their inception in 2009.Cover Story is no exception; Press…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01392 277189
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27
FEB
A Beautiful World
Clyst House,

Open10am 3pm DailyCost Free Public AdmissionThis exhibition features the work of 19 photographers who have been moved by our beautiful world enough to document it in all its glory. Some have chosen to focus…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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27
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Feathers & Felines Burlesque Fundraiser
Feline Network charity shop

Joint event between volunteers of the Feline Network cat rescue charity and members of The South Devon Players Theatre & Film Co.Advance ticket bookings only ‐ no admission on the doorBy booking you confirm that you are aged over 21.BOOKING LINK: https:www.ticketsource.co.ukdate231617…

Location: 4.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07855 090589
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27
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Magic of the Movies
The Blackmore Theatre

Baileywood Productions are busy in rehearsal for their performances of Magic of the Movies which is coming to the Blackmore Theatre on Saturday 27th February 2016. Mark and Rachel Worsley formed Baileywood Productions with a group of friends who have a wealth…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07703 567275
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27
FEB
Music Hall Tavern
Exmouth Pavilion

Back by popular demand for its 3rd successful tour of the UK and Ireland join the girls from MHT for a truly magnificent night of dazzling costumes side splitting laughter and a cast of unique characters singing and dancing all night long.…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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28
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Open Auditions (Film & theatre) for "Mordred"
Chestnut Community Centre

Mordred is a feature film and theatre production being directed by Laura Jay one of our founders.A gritty dark tale Mordred is an Arthurian‐era drama heavily influenced by the earliest legends of Mordred who is traditionally seen as King Arthurs arch‐nemesis and…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07855 090589
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03
MAR
Betway Premier League Darts 2016
Westpoint Arena

Betway Premier League Darts 2016 at Westpoint Arena in Exeter on Thursday 03 March 2016. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Betway Premier League…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Sports

04
MAR
The Simon and Garfunkel Revival Band
Exmouth Pavilion

Very few music artists enjoy such a good reputation as Simon & Garfunkel RevivalBand. Wherever they perform these very likeable full‐blooded musicians make alasting and enthusiastic impression on the audience and have received gushingreviews.On the date gig and location they will perform…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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04
MAR
Field Music
Exeter Phoenix

Field Music at Exeter Phoenix in Exeter on Friday 04 March 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch Field Music live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service.…

Location: 15.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
MAR
Alistair Brammer - A Mothers Day concert
Exmouth Pavilion

Bring the whole family and come celebrate with us this Mothers Day Local lad. West End leading man and now star of BBCs Casualty. Alistair Brammer returns to the Exmouth Pavilion singing your favourite songs from the shows as well as hits…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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06
MAR
Celebration of Dogs Weekend
Blackpool Sands Beach

Come visit the Celebration of Dogs Weekend at Blackpool Sands Dartmouth this March.Building on last years success with an outdoor market live entertainment and of course a fantastic dog show including agility demonstrations it is set to be the best year yetFrom…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01314 638368
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09
MAR
Mind Your Farce!
Cygnet Theatre

A trio of delicious French Fancies to tickle your palate and tantalise your proprietyShes a woman of the world ‐Misunderstandings and confusion ensue when two philandering husbands take their new mistresses out to dinner. Through the Window ‐A maid‐less lawyer and…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01392 277189
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12
MAR
Unforgettable
Exmouth Pavilion

Michael has been a member of the legitimate line up for ten years and is delighted to be joining the cast of Unforgettable between The Drifters Rebranded World Tour Dates 2015. He says after completing rehearsals with the cast and band Unforgettable…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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17
MAR
St. Patricks Ceilidh
Exmouth Pavilion

St Patricks Day Ceilidh Featuring Dumbos FeatherCome and join us on St Patricks Day for some fun and Guinness to celebrate. We are fortunate enough to have the fantastic Dumbos Feather providing the music and a caller to tell you the moves.Free…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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18
MAR
David Hamilton's Rock n Roll Back the Years
Exmouth Pavilion

Rock n Roll Back The Years with the legendary DJ and broadcaster David Hamilton who began his career in 1959 and has hosted more than 12000 radio shows and over 1000 TV shows. David has hand‐picked an amazing band of musicians The…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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19
MAR
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…

Location: 1.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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19
MAR
Excalibur Film & Fantasy Convention, Torquay
The Red House Hotel

Excalibur Film & Fantasy ConventionFilm Fantasy Scifi convention at the Red House Hotel Rousdown Rd Torquay TQ2 6PBEntry: £4 Adults £3 childrenSaturday March 19th 2016 11am ‐ 5pmTickets: https:www.ticketsource.co.ukdateFFFDDGFilm Fantasy Scifi convention at the Red House Hotel Rousdown Rd Torquay TQ2 6PBEvent…

Location: 2.8 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 07855 090589
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19
MAR
Mind Your Farce
Cygnet Theatre

A trio of delicious French Fancies to tickle your palate and tantalise your proprietyShes a woman of the world ‐Misunderstandings and confusion ensue when two philandering husbands take their new mistresses out to dinner. Through the Window ‐ A maid‐less lawyer…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01392 277189
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19
MAR
The Frank Sinatra Hologram Show
Exmouth Pavilion

The Frank Sinatra Holographic ShowBe transported back to the 1950s with state of the art 3D Holographic Technology.The Frank Sinatra Show is a unique live visual and auditory spectacle lead by an all star cast including Frank Sinatra Bing Crosby Dean Martin…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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APR
Sunset Sons
Exeter Phoenix

Sunset Sons at Exeter Phoenix in Exeter on Friday 01 April 2016. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the best prices…

Location: 15.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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An Evening with Lulu
Babbacombe Theatre

The incredible Lulu still has plenty to shout about and is back with another fantastic tour. The Grammy‐nominated singer will be performing hits from her 50 year career such as To Sir With Love The Man Who Sold The World Relight My…

Location: 1.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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Patsy Cline and Friends (Tribute Concert)
Exmouth Pavilion

Tribute Concert to Patsy Cline Hank Williams Jim Reeves The Velvet Country voice of Patsy Cline caught the imagination of Sue Lowry who has been a lifelong fan of Patsy Cline and Country MusicPatsy Cline was a record breaking recording…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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RICH HALL 3.10 To Humour
Babbacombe Theatre

Rich Halls critically acclaimed grouchy deadpan style has established him as a master of absurdist irony and the king of rapid‐fire wit. The award‐winning Montana native renowned for his expertly crafted tirades and quick fire banter with audiences and delightful musical sequences…

Location: 1.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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The Dawlish Manor House Wedding Fair
The Manor House

Dawlish Manor House have kindly asked us to deliver them fantastically romantic wedding fair after the successes of The Dartmoor Zoo Wedding Fairs where we have seen crowds of over 2000 people.Browse a diverse range of exhibitors from cupcakes to cars some…

Location: 5.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01314 638368
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G4
Princess Theatre Torquay

G4 at Princess Theatre Torquay in Torquay on Monday 18 April 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch G4 live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service. …

Location: 2.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Exmouth Comedy Club
Exmouth Pavilion

Back with a new line up to be announced nearer the time. Comedy Grove are going from strength to strength with clubs in Seaton Topsham Exeter Cullompton and of course ExmouthWith sell out shows becoming the norm make sure you book your…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01395 222477
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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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