What's on in Newton Abbot, Devon
Welcome to Newton Abbot in the beautiful county of Devon. 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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Taxis in Newton Abbot
If you're out on the tiles in Newton Abbot then please don't drink and drive - our list of taxis in Newton Abbot will help you get from A to B quickly and safely so you can fully enjoy the delights of Newton Abbot.
Tourist Information Centres
If you're stuck and don't know what to do, then pop in to your local Tourist Information Centre in Newton Abbot (TIC) for friendly help and advice for tourists and locals alike.
Enjoy some of the wide choice of restaurants in Newton Abbot for a gourmet feast of fresh local produce. You're sure of a warm welcome from budget diners to highly acclaimed restaurants.
Local Hotel Accommodation
Whether you're staying in Newton Abbot for the night or you're staying for a few days or more, you'll love the choice of hotel accommodation available in the area.
Best Western Queens HotelNewton Abbot
Rooms from £60.00
Passage House HotelNewton Abbot
Rooms from £70.00
Rooms from £49.00
Bentley Lodge Silver AwardTorquay
Rooms from £72.00
Rooms from £38.00
Forthcoming Events Diary
|1950s Holiday Home TourCome along and discover Greenway's 1950's past - learn how the Agatha Christie's family used and enjoyed their private holiday home, and enjoy tea and cakes on the lawn. Weather depending there will be croquet on the law…||TomorrowGreenwayGalmptonHistoric/Heritage|
|Dancing at LughnasaCygnet Company Director: Anita Parry 1936: harvest time in Ballybeg, County Donegal. Set against the ancient Festival of Lughnasa, we accompany Michael back to his childhood home, with his mother and aunts, the Mun…||24 May - 1 Jun 2013Cygnet TheatreExeterTheatre & Performing Arts|
|AblutionsA dark and modern drama, adapted from the novel by Patrick DeWitt Picture yourself as a bartender, sipping top-shelf whiskey and watching your customers descend into nightly oblivion. Your heart is broken by the world…||6 - 8 Jun 2013The Bike Shed TheatreExeterTheatre & Performing Arts|
|Olly MursOlly Murs at Powderham Castle live on Friday, 07 June 2013 in Exeter, Devon. For tickets to see Olly Murs at Powderham Castle, see the list of ticket prices.…||7 Jun 2013Powderham CastleExeterMiscellaneous|
|The Super Weekend IIAfter the success of the event in 2012, despite the weather in the lead up to the day - The Super Weekend returns in June 2013 Get up close to Supercars, boats and bikes, enjoy a fantastic location, European market and…||15 - 16 Jun 2013Princess GardensTorquayExhibitions|
|Cliff RichardCliff Richard at Powderham Castle live on Sunday, 16 June 2013 in Exeter, Devon. For tickets to see Cliff Richard at Powderham Castle, see the list of ticket prices.…||16 Jun 2013Powderham CastleExeterMiscellaneous|
|Daniel KitsonDaniel Kitson performs live at Exeter Phoenix in Exeter, Devon on Tuesday, 18 June 2013. Buy and compare your tickets for Daniel Kitson at Exeter Phoenix now.…||18 Jun 2013Exeter PhoenixExeterMiscellaneous|
|Halfway to Paradise the Billy Fury StoryBilly Fury was Britain's own Elvis - & the girls went wild over him! 30 years after his untimely premature death - his own band - the all original FURYS TORNADOS re play live his unbelievable 29 hit records. 'Last Nigh…||22 Jun 2013Princess Theatre TorquayTorquayTheatre & Performing Arts|
|Exeter Craft FestivalA celebration of the very best artists & makers based in the South West. In the historic setting of Exeter's Cathedral Green this very special event will take place over two days on Friday 5th & Saturday 6th July. Thi…||5 - 6 Jul 2013Exeter Craft FestivalExeterArts / Craft|
|Olly MursPop And Rock - watch Olly Murs live at Powderham Castle in Exeter, Devon on the Sunday, 07 July 2013. Compare ticket prices and save on the best seats in the house!…||7 Jul 2013Powderham CastleExeterMusic/Gigs/Concerts|
|Take FatTAKE FAT is an XXL larger-than life musical parody act who perform the 'greatest hits' of one of the biggest bands in the World 'Take That' combined, with hilarious sketches and character cast comedy. A must see show …||13 Jul 2013Babbacombe TheatreTorquayMusic/Gigs/Concerts|
|Dartington International Summer SchoolDartington International Summer School's 60th anniversary line-up announced 23 January 2013, Dartington Hall: Dartington International Summer School has unveiled a diverse and ambitious musical programme to ce…||27 Jul - 31 Aug 2013Dartington HallTotnesMusic/Gigs/Concerts|
|JethroIt's laughter all the way again as Jethro heads back to Devon. Cornwall's ambassador of comedy is crossing the county line to take you on a fun and wild journey, Jethro style. So hold onto your seats, hats and horses as…||27 Jul 2013Babbacombe TheatreTorquayTheatre & Performing Arts|
|From the Jam (bruce Foxton) Greatest Hits TourFrom the Jam features Bruce Foxton from the original Jam line up. He also spent 15 years playing bass with Stiff Little Fingers. Bruce is joined by Russell Hastings, lead vocal & guitar, and Mark Brzezicki (Big Country) …||1 Aug 2013Exmouth PavilionExmouthMusic/Gigs/Concerts|
|Pet Shop Boys TributeTaking the UK by storm the Pet Shop Boys Tribute So 80's show is simply an amazing show. An incredible live show full of classic Pet Shop Boys songs from when they started in 1985 all the way up to the new album Elysium…||2 Aug 2013Exmouth PavilionExmouthMusic/Gigs/Concerts|
|JethroIt's laughter all the way again as Jethro heads back to Devon. Cornwall's ambassador of comedy is crossing the county line to take you on a fun and wild journey, Jethro style. So hold onto your seats, hats and horses as…||24 Aug 2013Babbacombe TheatreTorquayTheatre & Performing Arts|
|Abba Reunion'Abba Reunion' gives Abba fans, old and new, the opportunity to once again get together and re-live the addictive Abba phenomenon that swept the airwaves and discos during the 70s and 80s in this wonderfully feel good, p…||30 Aug 2013Babbacombe TheatreTorquayMusic/Gigs/Concerts|
|The Rat Pack Vegas Spectacular ShowPurveyors of Cool swing into town with The Greatest Music of the 20th Century Wonderful memories - totally live show - successful worldwide Frank Sinatra - Dean Martin - Sammy Davis Every song a classic - Come Fl…||31 Aug 2013Babbacombe TheatreTorquayMusic/Gigs/Concerts|
|ToploaderToploader are a British band from Eastbourne who formed in 1997. With over two million album sales to their name and a string of top 20 hits both home and abroad, Toploader quickly became one of the most popular acts in …||1 Sep 2013Exmouth PavilionExmouthMusic/Gigs/Concerts|
|The Magic NumbersThe Magic Numbers at Exeter Phoenix live on Friday, 06 September 2013 in Exeter, Devon. For tickets to see The Magic Numbers at Exeter Phoenix, see the list of ticket prices.…||6 Sep 2013Exeter PhoenixExeterMiscellaneous|
Wedding fairs in Newton Abbot
Get married in style by visiting wedding fairs in Newton Abbot. From the bride's dress, to the wedding cake, venues and photographers, plan your special day with our list of local wedding exhibitions.