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

31
JUL
Roy Chubby Brown
Princess Theatre Torquay

Roy Chubby Brown is back in town. Get ready for a barn‐storming night of jokes banter and hilarious mickey‐taking from Britains most outrageous comedian bar none Laugh till it hurts as Chubby rips into his…

Location: 5.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

07
AUG
Complete Madness
Exmouth Pavilion

Re‐live the madness of MadnessA sensational Theatre extravaganza featuring the amazing talents of this 5‐piece band who will take you on a musical journey through the story of one of Britains most memorablevisual and fun bands. Complete with crazy costumes comedy and…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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09
AUG
The 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: 10.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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09
AUG
Peppa Pig#';s Big Splash
Northcott Theatre

This fantastic family event will see Peppa Pig039;s Big Splash live in Exeter Devon at the Northcott Theatre on Saturday 09 August 2014. Compare ticket prices for the Peppa Pig039;s Big Splash event below.…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

09
AUG
Peppa Pigs Big Splash
Northcott Theatre

This fantastic family event will see Peppa Pigs Big Splash live in Exeter Devon at the Northcott Theatre on Saturday 09 August 2014. Compare ticket prices for the Peppa Pigs Big Splash event below.…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

15
AUG
The Dreamboys
Exmouth Pavilion

As ever back by popular demand the fantastic Dreamboys with their 2014 Tour. Seating for this event is reserved cabaret style so if you want to get close up and personal book early.…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01395 222477
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17
AUG
An Evening with Jimmy Tarbuck OBE
Babbacombe Theatre

Tarby as he is known to millions of TV viewers is one of the country's most evergreen performers and a master of light entertainment.Having successfully spent more than 40 years in the notoriously fickle world of show business Jimmy Tarbuck has hosted…

Location: 5.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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20
AUG
Crowdfunding Explained
Thistle Hotel

Why should I attendThe crowdfunding industry is currently booming and there is something in it for everyone Whether youre a business owner an event organiser a wacky inventor or a wanna be investor there is bound to be a way crowdfunding could…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 07860 848993
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21
AUG
A Strange Groovy Happening by the Sea
Exmouth Pavilion

This shows features three acts at the forefront of New South West Psychedelia The Clock Surgeons are a vibrant exciting Farfisa organ led feast of energy and catchy tunes. Crystal Jacqueline is a BBC Radio 6regular and her album Sun Arise was…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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21
AUG
Moscow State Circus
Paignton Green

Promising their 'greatest ever production to date' the ever‐popular Moscow State Circus are a world‐renowned circus troupe where 'magnificent feats of human achievement' are the norm. Expect rogue clowns mucking around performers in high‐wires…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

22
AUG
Todd Miller and the Joe Loss Orchestra
Exmouth Pavilion

2013‐14 will see the Joe Loss Orchestra celebrating its 80th anniversary and Todd Millers40th year with the Orchestra.The orchestra is now Britains longest running live entertainment company of any kind.TODD MILLER joined the Orchestra in 1972.His vocal prowess and versatility has received…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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23
AUG
Only One Direction
Exmouth Pavilion

Only One Direction ‐ Midnight Memories TourThe worlds original and best One Direction tribute band come to Exmouth Pavilion on their 2014 theatre tourTraveling all over the UK Europe as far out as Dubai and having played to over 150000 people Only…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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27
AUG
Extreme Stunt Show
Racecourse

check out the monster action where our very own trucks Extreme and Lil Devil compete to prove theyre the best car crushing monsters in Europe. 2013 was a very busy year for these monsters. Performing at over 150 shows during…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08444 771000
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29
AUG
The Company of Wolves
Riverside Valley Park

The Company of Wolves Based on the stories by Angela Carter Friday August 29th and Saturday August 30th 7pmRiverside Valley Park Exeter Angela Carters classic tale has been adapted by theatre company Burn the Curtain in to a promenade adventure for runners…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07900 212747
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30
AUG
Abba Reunion
Babbacombe Theatre

ABBA REUNION has been created by the original Director Producer and Choreographer of the Award Winning Abbamania West End musical and stars the original Frida from the London castThe show gives Abba fans old and new the opportunity to once again get…

Location: 5.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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06
SEP
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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09
SEP
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

14
SEP
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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15
SEP
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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17
SEP
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
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

19
SEP
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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20
SEP
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

22
SEP
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
SEP
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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26
SEP
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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26
SEP
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

27
SEP
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

27
SEP
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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27
SEP
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

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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