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

27
SEP
Starstruck
Babbacombe Theatre

In a time where celebrity culture seems to be what inspires people nowadays social media is the place to have your say and sharing selfies is the norm who would have thought that traditional variety theatre could still be generating 5 star…

Location: 4.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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29
SEP
Music Of The Night
Babbacombe Theatre

Music is the universal language and what feelings sound like It inspires and as quoted by Victor Hugo expresses that which cannot be said. However this all new show albeit titled as last years hit 5 star show has a lot…

Location: 4.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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30
SEP
Rob Beckett - Mouth of the South
Babbacombe Theatre

OFF THE KERB PRODUCTIONS presents ROB BECKETT MOUTH OF THE SOUTHBecketts back with a brand‐new show of funnies and hes taking on the big issues like Kit Kats and flatbread Star of BBC1s Live At The Apollo Would I Lie…

Location: 4.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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01
OCT
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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01
OCT
Sean Lock
Princess Theatre Torquay

Sean Lock began his career as a stand‐up comedian and was named Best Live Comic in 2000 at the British Comedy Awards. He has since branched out into TV and acting work along with appearances…

Location: 2.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

06
OCT
Celine, The Power of Love Tour
Exmouth Pavilion

A celebration of one of the greatest female performers to have evergraced a stageThis exquisite production pays homage to the voice the songs and thewoman.Influenced by Clines spell‐binding and record‐breaking Las Vegasshow with a live breath‐taking orchestra and incredible dancers we takeour…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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06
OCT
The Whitney Houston Show
Babbacombe Theatre

This breathtaking production featuring the impeccable vocal talents of South Africas Belinda Davids is a beautifully crafted tribute to one of the worlds most revered singers. Accompanied by a full band and dancers Davids performs over two hours of Whitney Houstons best…

Location: 4.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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07
OCT
I Remember You - FRANK IFIELD
Babbacombe Theatre

Legendary Australian based entertainer the ever‐popular FRANK IFIELD appears in I REMEMBER YOU A nostalgic look back at his lengthy musical career which spans more than 5 decades.Frank started as a country singer when he was only 13 years of age and…

Location: 4.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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07
OCT
Rave On - A Buddy Holly Tribute
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 songs will include.... Heartbeat…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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08
OCT
Coffee Morning
The Blackmore Theatre

Every second Saturday of the month the Exmouth Players hold a coffee morning at the Blackmore Theatre.Come and join us for tea coffee and some very yummy home‐made cakes such as German Apple Cake Lemon Drizzle Chocolate Fudge squares Sausage Rolls Cheese…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07905 761485
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13
OCT
An Audience with Paul Gascoigne
Babbacombe Theatre

Without a doubt one of the greatest footballers of our generation a fantastic character and worldwide celebrity Paul Gascoigne one of footballs most mercurial talents has experienced scintillating highs and terrible lows both on the pitch and off like few others. A…

Location: 4.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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14
OCT
Bowie Experience
Exmouth Pavilion

Bowie Experience is a spectacular concert featuring all of David Bowies hits ‐ celebrating the music of the worlds greatest pop icon. An unforgettable journey of sound and vision through David Bowies golden years from Space Oddity through to Lets Dance..Bowie Experience…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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14
OCT
Tony Christie
Babbacombe Theatre

Tony Christie has had top twenty hits all around the world with Las Vegas I Did What I Did For Maria Avenues And Alleyways Walk Like A Panther Every Word She Said and Is This…

Location: 4.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
OCT
Los Endos
Babbacombe Theatre

Dont miss this opportunity to see and hear all the drama and excitement of a Genesis gig from the 70s and 80s.The band have crafted a new set which will include a fantastic selection from Genesis vast repertoire with something for everyoneThis…

Location: 4.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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16
OCT
mum2mum market Kenton
kenton victory hall

Mum2mum market Kenton ExeterOctober 16th 10.30 12.30Kenton Victory hall Kenton Exeter EX6 8JABook a stall now at www.mum2mummarket.co.ukbook‐a‐stall.htmlNeed to declutterWhy not have a clear out and sell all your outgrown baby and childrens toys books clothes and equipment like cots pushchairs…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07904 362219
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18
OCT
Mozart By Candlelight
Exmouth Pavilion

From the producers of A Viennese Strauss Gala this sumptuous fully costumed show immerses us in the wonderful music and the classical baroque world of one of the worlds greatest romantic composers‐ Wolfgang Amadeus MozartWith beautiful settings costumes lighting and of course…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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19
OCT
Bingo
The Blackmore Theatre

Every third Wednesday of the month the Exmouth Players hold Bingo at the Blackmore Theatre.It is nothing serious and there are no cash prizes. Other prizes are up for grabs for a full line and a full house.Come and join us…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07905 761485
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19
OCT
Classic Rock USA
Exmouth Pavilion

Imagine a rock concert involving three of the biggest named rock stars of the 21st CenturyClassic Rock USA is a heart pumping drum beating and pulsating rock extravaganza featuring over 25 hits from Bryan Adams Jon Bon Jovi and the Boss himself…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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28
OCT
Starman – David Bowie
Babbacombe Theatre

Ziggy Stardust Aladdin Sane Thin White Duke and Major Tom are amongst the many personas of David Bowie every single character inspired a generation.Songs from all the eras of David Bowies celebrated career are performed to perfection in this highly charged show.…

Location: 4.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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03
NOV
Jason Byrne is 'Propped Up'
Exmouth Pavilion

Jason now brings back his warmth and generousstagecraft with even more props and silly humour.Recently on his British and Irish tour he re‐introducedhis prop comedy mixed with his stand up and audienceparticipation. THEY LOVED IT. They wanted more sillyprops More giant ducks…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01395 222477
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10
NOV
Magic Moments A Tribute to Burt Bacharach
Exmouth Pavilion

The music of Burt Bacharach is a rollercoaster of a ride through the catalogue of one of the most prolific and celebrated songwriters of the 20th Century. The six time Grammy Award winner and three time Academy Award winner racked up an…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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11
NOV
Blake - Songs From Stage and Screen
Exmouth Pavilion

Blake ‐ Brit‐Award‐Winners BLAKE perform Songs From STAGE & SCREENFresh from recent appearances on the Graham Norton Show Strictly Come Dancing & The One Show British harmony trio BLAKE present a brand new tour featuring the finest songs from stage and screen…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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12
NOV
Gimme, Gimme, Gimme - ABBA Show
Exmouth Pavilion

ABBA have left a fine musical legacy and its in good hands.2016 will see Gimme Gimme Gimme taking their new meticulously crafted ABBA The Visitors Tour show across the UK to be enjoyed by an ever‐growing audience of both young and old.…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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16
NOV
Psychic Sally: Call Me Psychic
Exmouth Pavilion

The nations favourite psychic Sally Morgan is back and better than ever with her brand new and most jaw‐dropping show yet ‐ Call Me Psychic.Funny entertaining sometimes heart breaking often controversial; the show celebrates her 8th year on the road. Sally says…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01395 222477
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18
NOV
Think Floyd
Exmouth Pavilion

This extraordinary band regarded as the UKs number one Pink Floyd tribute are renowned for their stunning celebration of one of the worlds greatest musical icons.Established in 1994 the incredibly talented musicians who make up the Think Floyd show have managed to…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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19
NOV
Russell Kane - Right Man, Wrong Age
Babbacombe Theatre

OFF THE KERB PRODUCTIONS presents Rusell Kane‐Right Man Wrong AgeAre you 16‐years‐old yet feel 21 Are you 40 but tragically faking 25 Or maybe youre full‐on 80 years with the heart of three oxen and the sex drive of a bonobo chimp.…

Location: 4.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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19
NOV
Totnes Christmas Market 2016
Totnes Civic Hall

Join us in Totnes Civic Hall for 30 stalls with a wide selection of crafts and gifts from stocking fillers to that special unique gift.Free entry to all guests and visitors this will be a fun day out with plenty of wonderful…

Location: 5.5 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01314 638368
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30
NOV
An Intimate Evening with Albert Lee & Peter Asher
Exmouth Pavilion

Multiple GRAMMY winners Peter Asher & Albert Lee combine their talents for an acoustic evening of songs and stories. As one half of Peter & Gordon Peter Ashers voice literally soared through Carnegie Hall Fox News while Albert Lee has been called…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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30
NOV
G4 Christmas By Candlelight Tour 2016
Central Church

Make this Christmas a G4 Christmas Experience sumptuous harmonies in an idyllic festive setting...Due to overwhelming public demand original X‐Factor stars and operatic multi‐platinum selling vocal quartet G4 are back with their atmospheric Christmas By Candlelight show across the UK in November…

Location: 3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07989 302532
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01
DEC
Exmouth Town Band - Christmas Concert
Exmouth Pavilion

Exmouth Town Concert Band return to the Pavilion for their annual Christmas Concert which will include festive favourites and seasonal sing‐alongs.This year the Band are supporting the Devon Freewheelers as their Charity of the Year. This annual event is always popular and…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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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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