What's on inNewton Abbot

Welcome to Newton Abbot

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

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Forthcoming events in Newton Abbot

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Fun Factory
Exmouth Pavilion

Come along and join us in THE FUN FACTORY where well be busy having funthis summer.Therell be magic games jokes and a whole lot more fun for boys and girls aged up to 10 years old.Tickets are only £3 per child …

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01395 222477
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06
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A 1920s Cabaret
The Edge

Enjoy music dance singing & comedy suitable for the whole family. Travel back in time to 1920 at Buckwells Cabaret Club in Torquay on its opening night. See local performers in an exciting awardwinning non‐profit Brixham theatre company specialising in historical…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07855 090589
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07
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Spokes: Amaze!
The Bike Shed Theatre

Join Apples and Snakes for an explosive mix of spoken word every first Sunday of the month.This month we have Matt Harvey; a poet and performer who has been delighting audiences since 1992. Matt will be supported by Bath based spoken word…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02084 656147
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09
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Chantel McGregor
Exeter Phoenix

Chantel McGregor at Exeter Phoenix in Exeter on Tuesday 09 September 2014. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Chantel McGregor live in the knowledge…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Jack Daniel's Birthday
The Arena, Exeter

Join us this Friday for our big Jack Daniels birthday celebration Music lights and JD... What more do you needAnd why not streamline your experience by ordering your JD via the UKCN appWe also have two huge VIP booths for that special…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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Live stand up comedy
Jimmyz Lounge

Live stand up comedy in Exeter ‐ Friday 12th Sept ‐ only £10Featuring top stand‐up by:Joe Rowntreeas seen on Daves One Night Stand DAVE & Brainiac: Science Abuse Sky1Luke BensonHugely likeable experience & really funny ‐ Time OutMatt ReesA properly original comedy…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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14
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Open theatre auditions: Zorro
Chestnut Community Centre

Open auditions talking place on Sunday Sept 14th at 1pm at our usual rehearsal venue of Chestnut Community Centre Poplar Close Brixham TQ5 0SAIf you are unable to attend this date and would like to considered please contact for an alternative auditions…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07855 090589
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FREE taster session at the Exeter Rock Choir
Exeter School

Your local Exeter choir is run by singerpianist Eleanor Williams. The Exeter branch is part of the unique national singing family that is Rock Choir. Whilst retaining our focus on Exeter community causes and events all the local Devon choirs come together…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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FREE taster session at the Newton Abbot Rock Choir
Methodist Avenue Church

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: 0.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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18
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Last Night of the Proms
Exmouth Pavilion

The Last Night of the Proms is the culmination of the BBCs 8 week summer concert season. Having celebrated the classics with concerts and other events the last night is a flamboyant finale in Londons…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Voulez-Vous, Mad About Abba
Exmouth Pavilion

After a fantastic show last year and back by popular demand Exmouth Pavilion are proud to present Voulez‐Vous. The Seating is in RESERVED CABARET so book early to avoid disappointment.Voulez Vous capture the sheer brilliance of ABBAs music perfectly and their case…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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Lewis Watson
Exeter Phoenix

‐ watch Lewis Watson live at Exeter Phoenix in Exeter Devon on the Saturday 20 September 2014. Compare ticket prices and save on the best seats in the house…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Pride & Prejudice
Cygnet Theatre

Richard Darbourne Ltd presentsJoannah Tincey and Nicholas Underwood in PRIDE AND PREJUDICE. Photo Credit Laura Martin 2Pride & PrejudiceA highly praised and inventive new adaptation of one of the most loved novels of all time.This production premiered at the Theatre Royal Bury…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01392 277189
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24
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The Temple Brothers as The Everlys Brothers
Exmouth Pavilion

The Temple Brothers are the UKs leading tribute to the greatest harmony brothers of all time The Everly Brothers. Being brothers themselves their harmonies are truly flawless with live acoustic guitars relive the classic Everlys songs as they recreate the magic of…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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Duke Dumont
Exeter Lemon Grove

Better known by his stage name Duke Dumont British DJ Adam Dyment owns the record label Blase Boys Club and has a number of successful chart hits in the UK with Need U 100 nominated…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
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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: 5.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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Hawkwind
Corn Exchange Exeter

Hawkwind have delivered over forty years of mind expanding space rock First being launched back in 1969 inspired by a eclectic mix of anthem and experimental sounds science fiction and psychedelia Hawkwind quickly created a…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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: 5.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Open auditions for Les Miserables web film series
Jasmyn House

if you cannot make this date but wish to make an appointment to be auditioned on an alternative date please contact us the same rules of auditioning will applyOPEN AUDITIONS 11‐6pm atJasmyn House Midvale Road Paignton Devon TQ4 5BDSEPT 27TH 2014A BRIEF…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07855 090589
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The South
Exeter Phoenix

Formed in 1988 The Beautiful South had a string of hit singles such as Old Red Eyes Is Back Rotterdam Dont Marry Her Perfect 10 and Number One single A Little Time. Their greatest hits…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
OCT
Albert Lee
Exmouth Pavilion

Albert was born on December 21 1943 in Shropshire before moving to and growing up in London. He was first introduced to music with the piano taking lessons aged 9 before listening to the likes…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
OCT
Kenny Ball Jr and His Jazzmen
Exmouth Pavilion

Keeping the tradition alive.Kenny Ball had one main wish before he passed away in 2013 and that was for his sonKeith Ball to carry on the legacy. In the year up to his death Keith had been accompanyinghis father on stage and…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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10
OCT
Dominic Kirwan
Exmouth Pavilion

Dominic Kirwan is widely regarded as one of the finest entertainers that Ireland has produced. His dynamic vibrant performing style coupled with his rich voice and wide repertoire2011 sees the celebration of 21 successful years…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
OCT
Black Veil Brides
Exeter Lemon Grove

Seemingly glam inspired Black Veil Brides are the force behind 2011 hit album Set the World on Fire. The key to this Hollywood bands unique identity is its image both in the ways they look…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

14
OCT
Nerina Pallot
Exeter Phoenix

‐ watch Nerina Pallot live at Exeter Phoenix in Exeter Devon on the Tuesday 14 October 2014. Compare ticket prices and save on the best seats in the house…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
OCT
Dr Feelgood
Exmouth Pavilion

Band members include Robert Kane Steve Walwyn Kevin Morris and P H Mitchell and collectively they produce their own brand produce pub rock blues rock with high energy live performances. Their 1976 album Stupidity reached…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
OCT
EXETER COMEDY GROVE
The Lemon Grove

A brand new comedy club is opening in Exeter s Lemon Grove on Friday 17 October.Five top comedians from the national stand‐up circuit will be on stage at Exeters Comedy Grove the newest comedy club to the city bringing down the best…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07909 009355
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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: 5.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

21
OCT
The Treatment
Cavern Club Exeter

The Treatment at Cavern Club Exeter in Exeter on Tuesday 21 October 2014. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us do…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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: 12.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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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…

South Devon Railway

The South Devon Railway is one of Devons and the West Countrys best loved tourist attractions and is the longest established steam railway in the south west.The South Devon Railway, or SDR, is a seven mile former Great Western Railway branch line, built in 1872, which runs along…

Becky Falls

No visit to Devon would be complete without a day at Dartmoors famous Becky Falls, where there really is something for everyone to enjoy. Set within a spectacular ancient valley, the Falls have been attracting visitors for over 100 years and today offers a fantastic, value‐packed day out…

Beckywell Falls Woodland Park

High on Dartmoor Becky Falls Woodland Park, with its huge oak canopy, rugged landscape, massive granite boulders and waterfalls, provides some of the most scenic and enjoyable walks in the south west as well as loads of fun for all the family throughout the seasons. Open from…

Buckfast Abbey

Buckfast Abbey is home to a Roman Catholic community of Benedictine monks.The Abbey Church is at the centre of the monastic life of the Benedictine monks at Buckfast, since it is there that the Monastic Community gathers to pray and celebrate the sacraments.12th century Cistercian architecture has a…

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