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

03
SEP
Comedy Grove - Comedy Club
Exmouth Pavilion

Come and join us for another fantastic night of comedy headlined by the amazing Ellie Taylor ‐ You may of seen Ellie Taylor in such shows as SnogMarryAvoid Mock The Week and Brotherhood.She will be joined by 3 other TOP comediansSo grab…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01395 222477
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04
SEP
Rave On - A Tribute to Buddy Holly
Exmouth Pavilion

Marc Robinson and the Counterfeit Crickets bring you an authentic evening of pure Rock N Roll celebrating the music of the man himself BUDDY HOLLY With the famous Stratocaster guitar and horned rimmed glasses along with authentic costume changes …

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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05
SEP
Elizabethan House Museum Ghost Hunt
Elizabethan House Museum

Elizabethan House Museum is a contained authentic Elizabethan Merchants House built around 1575 for the Kelland family. The house has been painstakingly restored and retains many original features dating back to the elizabethan period.The Elizabethan House Museum has always had a reputation…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07985 532620
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10
SEP
Corporate Open Day
Buckland Tout Saints Hotel

Meet the team take a tour of the house and grounds and see how Buckland could work for your away days or Christmas party.Including arrival drinks cream tea and team building activities.…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01548 853055
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11
SEP
Whitney - Queen of the Night
Exmouth Pavilion

Whitney ‐ Queen Of The NightA stunning celebration of the music and life of one of the greatest singers of our time. This award winning production features a stellar line‐up with rising West End star Rebecca Freckleton delivering a powerhouse and breathtaking…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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12
SEP
Mr Stink
Cockington Court

David Walliams star of Little Britain has written the smelliest book of all time which now breaks new wind ground in this scratch n sniff production bringing Mr Stinkpongingly to life.David Walliams whos not in…

Location: 5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

15
SEP
Chef’s Masterclass - The Perfect Afternoon Tea
Buckland Tout Saints Hotel

Head Chef Ted Ruewell shares some top tips for creating a delicious afternoon tea followed by a two course lunch with Prosecco and canaps.…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01548 853055
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17
SEP
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

18
SEP
Survivors of the Titanic
The Palace Theatre

Historical theatre drama production about the Titanic and her links to south Devon.Performances atPalace Theatre Paignton: 7pm Friday Sept 18th.The Edge Brixham: 3pm and 7pm Saturday Sept 19th.Ticket information and bookings viahttp:www.southdevonplayers.combox‐office.htmlVideo trailer for the showhttps:www.youtube.comwatchvhILp1bqw2F4Following a ten‐year history of researching writing…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 665800
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19
SEP
Jackson the Live Show
Exmouth Pavilion

There are many Michael Jackson Tribute Artists in the world today. Some dance but cannot sing others sing but cannot dance and it was thought impossible to find an artist with the ability to perform completely live whilst authentically capturing the essence…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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20
SEP
Jimmy Cricket
Exmouth Pavilion

The much loved Irish Comedian Jimmy Cricket is returning to Exmouth this SeptemberJimmy will arrive equipped with one‐liners galore a sprinkling of visual comedy and yes that ever present letter from his mammyOn offer is a comedy master class delivered by a…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01395 222477
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22
SEP
Joanne Shaw Taylor
Exeter Phoenix

Joanne Shaw Taylor at Exeter Phoenix in Exeter on Tuesday 22 September 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Joanne Shaw Taylor live in…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
SEP
True Gold
Exmouth Pavilion

UKs No.1 Spandau Ballet Tribute BandTrue Gold were originally called Highly Strung after the Spandau Ballet hit record and became Spandau Ballet The Tribute' in 2006.Lead singer Lee James put out an advert for musicians and was inundated with offers and within…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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27
SEP
BIG Walkies Exeter
Ludwell Valley Park

Come and join us for the BEST WALK EVER at Ludwell Valley Park More trees more pals and loads of reasons to slobber. Give your dog a day of delight and raise money to help protect dogs and other animals from cruelty.…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03001 230123
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03
OCT
Waterloo, The Best of Abba
Exmouth Pavilion

In 1974 the little known Swedish pop group Abba swept to superstardom with their Eurovision winning Waterloo' and four decades later the song and the band remain as popular as ever. Now the phenomenal new tribute show Waterloo looks back at the…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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04
OCT
Johnny Cash Revisited
Exmouth Pavilion

Johnny Cash Revisited is a semi‐biographical show illustrating the musical journey of Johnny Cash…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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06
OCT
‘Ladies that Lunch’ - Art with Emma Carter
Buckland Tout Saints Hotel

Create your own seascape painting with local artist Emma Carter followed by a two course lunch and a glass of wine.…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01548 853055
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06
OCT
Mallory Knox
Exeter Lemon Grove

Mallory Knox at Exeter Lemon Grove in Exeter on Tuesday 06 October 2015. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
OCT
Unforgettable
Exmouth Pavilion

Michael Williams of The Drifters is to join the cast of Unforgettable for this year's tour. Due to personal family issues Daniel Bowen Smith of the line up has had to withdraw to spend more time with his family. Michael has been…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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09
OCT
Keith Barry Brain Hacker
Princess Theatre Torquay

Keith Barry Brain Hacker at Princess Theatre Torquay in Torquay on Friday 09 October 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Keith Barry Brain Hacker tickets so weve done the legwork for you. …

Location: 5.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

14
OCT
Her Majesties Royal Marine Band
Exmouth Pavilion

Tickets for this event go on sale on Sat 25th July on this date we have the pleasure of a live performance from the band in our Pavilion Gardens…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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15
OCT
Kast off Kinks
Exmouth Pavilion

The Kast off Kinks are former members of the legendary band The Kinks' getting back together to re‐live the good times. This great line‐up features Mick Avory the original drummer on all the classic hits from 1964‐84 John Dalton bassvocals Kinks 60's…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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16
OCT
Lympstone Amateur Boxing Night
Exmouth Pavilion

A night of boxing presented by Lympstone Amateur Boxing ClubWe have la limited amount of tickets ‐ book early…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01395 222477
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17
OCT
Roy 'Chubby' Brown
Exmouth Pavilion

Roy Chubby Brown returns with his meatiest show yet He's still rude he's still crude and this time he's turning headlines into punch lines as his rip‐roaring brand of banter continues to burst bellies across the country. Chubby doesn't hold back from…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01395 222477
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18
OCT
Autumn Wedding Fair
Buckland Tout Saints Hotel

Our country house looks enchanting at this time of year with the leaves turning gold and red. Come and meet the team and be inspired by our hand‐picked local wedding suppliers.…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01548 853055
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18
OCT
Jimmy Carr Funny Business
Princess Theatre Torquay

Jimmy Carr Funny Business at Princess Theatre Torquay in Torquay on Sunday 18 October 2015. 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…

Location: 5.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

19
OCT
Fightstar
Exeter Lemon Grove

Fightstar at Exeter Lemon Grove in Exeter on Monday 19 October 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Fightstar live in the knowledge that…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
OCT
Killing Joke
Exeter Lemon Grove

Post‐punk Killing Joke are still creating pandemonium with Jaz Colemans intense vocal style leading the way. These apocalyptic musical alchemists have woven a mesmerising beat with resonant guitar chords to create an art house…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
OCT
Family Halloween Night - Ghost Tours with Moonston
Buckland Tout Saints Hotel

This Halloween event is fun for all the family with games spooky snacks and some fabulous fireworks.…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01548 853055
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01
NOV
Hallo Meanies
Exmouth Pavilion

Hallo‐MeaniesEver wondered what your favourite panto baddies get up to for the rest of the year Well here is your chance to find out They get together they plot they scheme and they plan to get even on their favourite night of…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

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…

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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