What's on inPaignton


Welcome to Paignton

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

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Forthcoming events in Paignton

21
FEB
Prize Only Bingo at The Blackmore
The Blackmore Theatre

Every third Wednesday of the month The Exmouth Players CIO hold a game of Bingo.Come along and join us. Its nothing serious just a fun afternoon out.There are prizes for a line and a full house.Refreshments and cake is available.There is also…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07484 509514
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21
FEB
Starshine
Babbacombe Theatre

Featuring an array of talented performers who share one common purpose to Entertain you the all new show for 2018 Starshine promises an abundance of side ‐ splitting comedy powerful vocalists delivering dynamic songs and elegant dancers who are endlessly energetic.Starshine celebrates…

Location: 4.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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22
FEB
Tim Vine - Sunset Milk Idiot
Babbacombe Theatre

Hey people Tim Vine back on tour telling lots of silly new jokes showing off new homemade props singing some new daft ditties and all with the appearance of confidence. The following subjects will be touched upon briefly: pixie football ice cream…

Location: 4.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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26
FEB
"A Tomb With A View"
The Blackmore Theatre

The Exmouth Players present A Tomb With A View a comedy‐thriller by Norman Robbins at The Blackmore Theatre Exmouth from 26th Feb to 3rd Mar 2018 at 7.30pm plus a Saturday Matinee at 2.30pm. This play is set in a sinister…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07484 509514
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02
MAR
Hells Bells
Exmouth Pavilion

Formed in 1996 and hailing from Bristol Hells Bells has evolved into perhaps the most well known and professional ACDC tribute band in the United Kingdom.Touring the length and breadth of Britain & Ireland for over 19 years playing the music of…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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03
MAR
G4 - Live in Concert
Babbacombe Theatre

The UKs No.1 classical vocal harmony quartet are back with another exhilarating tour ‐ G4 LIVEHaving exploded into the industry and the publics hearts back in 2004 on the first series of the X‐Factor G4 continue to blow people away year after…

Location: 4.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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03
MAR
Supreme Queen
Exmouth Pavilion

SUPREME QUEEN have been paying homage to the worlds most theatrical and dramatic Rock band Queen since 1995 and in that time have had a huge impact on audiences across the UK Europe and Asia.Front man Scott Maley plays a uncannily realistic…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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04
MAR
Pop-Up Opera: Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel
Teignmouth United Reformed Church, Teignmouth Festival

For Spring 2018 after its huge successes in 2017 Pop‐Up Opera are reviving Humperdincks Hansel and Gretel giving one of the most popular operatic fairy tales a magical twist that will both enchant and thrill. Continuing to challenge the way opera is…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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11
MAR
Everlys & Friends Tribute Show
Palace Theatre Paignton

The Temple Brothers officially the UKs No.1 Tribute to The Everly Brothers as voted for by the National Tribute Music Awards 2017 are proud to announce the return of their Theatre Show produced by themselves. The show is dedicated to the music…

Location: 0.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 665800
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11
MAR
The Everly Brothers & Friends Tribute Show
The Palace Theatre

The Temple Brothers officially the UKs No.1 Tribute to The Everly Brothers as voted for by the National Tribute Music Awards 2017 are proud to announce the return of their Theatre Show produced by themselves. The show is dedicated to themusic of…

Location: 0.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01773 769372
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16
MAR
Milton Jones is Out There
Babbacombe Theatre

Milton Jones is Out There. No really out there and this time he hasnt just forgotten his keys. Hes holding up the mirror of truth to society and he can see right through it which means its probably just a window.In his…

Location: 4.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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21
MAR
Speed Dating in Torquay
Rock Garden

Torquay Speed Dating How speed dating in Torquay worksA great event to go to is Speed Dating in Torquay. How it works is our friendly professional hosts will greet you and they will settle you in by briefly explaining the format…

Location: 2.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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30
MAR
Voodoo Room
Exmouth Pavilion

On Friday 30th March Exmouth Pavilion plays host to a tribute to the masters of classic blues rock Hendrix and Cream. Voodoo Room a new and exciting power trio featuring some of the UKs finest musicians are a tribute band with a…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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21
APR
Bowie Experience
Exmouth Pavilion

Back by popular demand Bowie Experience is a breath taking concert celebrating the music of the worlds greatest pop icon David Bowie. A must see for all Bowie fans the latest production promises an unforgettable journey of sound and vision featuring all…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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22
APR
Dawlish Manor House Wedding Fair 2018
Dawlish Manor House

After the quaint wedding fairs that have been ran at Dawlish Manor House for the past two years Dawlish Town Council have kindly invited us back for a third year to run their wedding fairBrowse a diverse range of exhibitors from cupcakes…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01314 638368
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27
APR
Patsy Cline and Friends
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 MusicSue Lowry was brought up by Parents…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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28
APR
Women in Rock
Exmouth Pavilion

Women In Rock is the only show of its kind in the UK featuring the very best songs from the Worlds greatest female rock legends such as Heart Pat Benatar Joan Jett Cher Lita Ford Stevie Nicks Blondie Chrissie Hynde Pink and…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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29
APR
Bitton House Wedding Fair 2018
Bitton House

After the quaint wedding fairs that have been ran at Dawlish Manor House for the past two years the guys over at Bitton House Teighmouth have kindly invited us along to hold a wedding fair in their fantastic property.Browse a diverse range…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01314 638368
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30
APR
Robert Temple - The Hypnotist Live & Outrageous
Babbacombe Theatre

Join leading hypnotist Robert Temple on a fast‐paced laugh‐out‐loud and hysterical ride to the centre of your imagination This is YOUR chance to become the star of this unforgettable show.Forget swinging watches and people clucking like chickens The Hypnotist: Live &…

Location: 4.1 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 01803 328385
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05
MAY
Ed Byrne: Spoiler Alert
Babbacombe Theatre

Ed states I originally intended to call the show Ill Millennial You in a Minute but my promoter considered the title off‐puttingly baffling. Thats my own chainsaw in the photo by the way.Is life that bad or have we good…

Location: 4.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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05
MAY
The Woodstock Experience
Exmouth Pavilion

Relive the Summer of Love in a celebration of music from the concert that changed the world.Featuring classics from the original Woodstock line up including songs from Joe Cocker Crosby Stills & Nash The Who Santana The Band Sly & the Family…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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06
MAY
Salcombe Crab Festival - Crabfest
Various venues

This family friendly festival is organised by the Rotary Club of Salcombe and is sponsored by Coast & Country Cottages Favis of Salcombe and Salcombe Gin.Enjoy a full day of events including cookery demos crab picking masterclasses crab pot making live music…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

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11
MAY
All Our Yesterdays
Babbacombe Theatre

Nostalgia just doesn't come any better Another sensational show from theproducers of 'Memory Lane' Rolling back the Years and Memories are made of This. One of the biggest shows of its kind in the UK…

Location: 4.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
MAY
The Kast Off Kinks
Exmouth Pavilion

The Kast off Kinks are actual former members of the legendary band The Kinks back together playing great music and re‐living the good times whilst keeping the songs alive that made The Kinks a household name. This great line‐up features Mick…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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14
MAY
The Beach Boys Story
Babbacombe Theatre

Back by popular demandA unique opportunity to hear played live every chart hit Americas biggest pop band ever recorded including: God Only Knows Good Vibrations I Get Around Wouldnt It Be Nice Surfin USA Fun Fun Fun California Girls Sloop John B…

Location: 4.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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26
MAY
Jive Talking
Exmouth Pavilion

Jive Talkin perform the Bee GeesThe timeless repertoire of the Bee Gees is brought to life in this stunning stage production that is taking the country by storm.This charismatic ensemble boasts stars from TV and Londons West End and is fronted by…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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26
MAY
Rich Hall's Hoedown
Babbacombe Theatre

Rich Halls critically acclaimed new show begins its second leg of touring. There has never been a better time to be an American comedian in the UK. Halls precision dismantling of the tenuous relationship between two countries is a freewheeling and deadly…

Location: 4.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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09
JUN
The Upbeat Beatles
Babbacombe Theatre

Relive the sounds of the 60s with the worlds premier Beatles tribute band. The Upbeat Beatles re‐create the sound of the Fab Four faithfully and as closely as its possible to get. Raw powerhouse vocals…

Location: 4.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
JUN
Islands In The Stream
Exmouth Pavilion

The Music of Dolly Parton & Kenny RogersLeave your 9 to 5 worries at the doorCelebrating the Queen & King of country Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers Leave your 9 to 5 worries at the door and get ready for a night…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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16
JUN
Lee Nelson - Serious Joker
Babbacombe Theatre

Due to huge demand and over‐priced lawyers Lee is extending his smash‐hit tour for a second time adding a final 30 dates to his huge 150‐show run.Youve seen him sneaking into places he shouldnt be now come and see him where he…

Location: 4.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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Tourist Attractions


Dartmouth Castle

This brilliantly positioned defensive castle juts out into the narrow entrance to the Dart Estuary, with the sea lapping at its foot. Begun in the late 14th century, the castle was intended to protect the warehouses and homes of Dartmouth's merchants. It was one of the earliest castles…

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…

Blackpool Gardens

Welcome to the secret seaside gardens of Blackpool, South Devon. An unexpected, sub‐tropical scene in a sensational South Devon setting.Not one filled with regimented ornamental flowerbeds, but a plantsmans garden that reflects a familys use of the land over the centuries and the social development of a small…

Buckfast Butterfly Farm

The Butterfly Farm and Otter Sanctuary is situated just outside the southern border of Dartmoor National Park between Exeter and Plymouth and is easily reached just off the A38 Devon Expressway at the Dart Bridge junction. There are large brown tourist signs guiding visitors from the junction to…

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