What's on inSouth Brent


Welcome to South Brent

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

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Forthcoming events in South Brent

29
JUN
Jane Eyre
Moorland Garden Hotel

Young governess Jane Eyre arrives at the mysterious Thornfield Hall deep in the Yorkshire moors and meets enigmatic Mr Rochester. So begins this most unforgettable of love stories. When a secret from the past returns to haunt them can Jane and Rochesters…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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14
JUL
Evening Canoe Paddle on the River Dart - with Camp
River Dart

Join us for a magical evening on the River Dart The evening paddle by canoe is an opportunity to have an unusual evening where you slow down and experience the natural world on the water as it moves from day to night.…

Location: 6.8 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 07789 113738
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15
JUL
Canoeing and Bush-craft Day on the River Dart
River Dart

Canoeing and Bush‐craft go together like tea and cake A day of foraging and learning Bush‐craft skills on the river. Well do some epic paddling on the beautiful Dart stopping en‐route to forage for shellfish and other wild foods to cook up…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07789 113738
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16
JUL
Sharpham Canoe picnic
River Dart

Explore this scenic stretch of the River Dart by canoe topped off with a gourmet riverside picnic opposite Sharpham Estate using food and drink sourced from small independent local suppliers.We set off from Longmarsh Totnes at midmorning and follow the gentle meandering…

Location: 7.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07789 113738
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29
JUL
Dartington Summer School and Festival
Dartington Hall

Welcome to the 2017 concerts and events programme at Dartington Summer School and FestivalEach day from early evening the beautiful estate at Dartington transforms into a thriving venue for concerts and events. Its ancient buildings stunning gardens and welcoming restaurant and bar…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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02
AUG
An Evening with The Dreamers
The Palace Theatre

Carrying on the tradition of the guys who started it all in 1963: Freddie Garrity Derek Quinn Roy Crewson Bernie Dwyer and Pete Birrel never to be forgotten or equaled Formerly Freddie and The Dreamers. The Dreamers remain one of the best…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 665800
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05
AUG
Woofstock UK 2017
Coronation Park

Woofstock UK 2017 is an event like no other. It is a festival for all things dog held on 5 August 2017. In Coronation Park Dartmouth Devon which is close to Kingsbridge Totnes and lots of beaches. This is our third year…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01314 638368
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09
AUG
Canoe Safari on the River Dart
River Dart

A great day of canoeing on the stunning Dart estuary. We begin from Longmarsh Totnes where we set off with the outgoing tide. Leaving the town behind us we join with the peaceful expanse of the Dart Estuary with its thick wooded…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07789 113738
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12
AUG
Family Canoeing and Bush-Craft - canoe-camping
River Dart

Canoeing and Bush‐craft go together like tea and cake A weekend of foraging and learning Bush‐craft skills on the river. Well be canoeing on the beautiful Dart stopping en‐route to forage for wild foods to cook up at lunchtime over the campfire.Theyll…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07789 113738
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12
AUG
First Ladies
Barbican Theatre

Book writer and lyricist: Nikki Racklin Composer: Elizabeth Charlesworth Director: Gerard Jones Choreographer: Anjali MehraThe First Ladies of history are a force to be reckoned with. On this day we are invited to bear witness to the inauguration of…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01752 267131
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24
AUG
Dartmouth Regatta Shopping Village 2017
Coronation Park

The Dartmouth Royal Regatta Committee take pride in hosting the Best Regatta in the West every year in the stunning port of Dartmouth. This year Diverse Events are thrilled to be asked to manage the Shopping Village held on Coronation Park.Every year…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01314 638368
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25
AUG
Sounds of the Sixties show with The Zoots, Palace
Palace Theatre

Live performance from The Zoots featuring Jamie Goddard Harriet Loather Ben Jones Simon Small and Tommy LloydTHE ZOOTS are here to make your whole family bop to the 60s beats that everybody loves ‐ with legendary numbers by The Beatles The…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 665800
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26
AUG
Children of the New Forest
Barbican Theatre

Written by: Caroline Wigmore & Jen Green Music Supervisor: Jen Green Director: Ellis KerkhovenAgainst the backdrop of the civil war Edward and his three siblings are tragically orphaned when their father is killed by soldiers. Fleeing the children adopt a…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01752 267131
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28
AUG
Peter Pan
Moorland Garden Hotel

Chapterhouse Theatre Company are delighted to present an all new production of Peter Pan. Join Wendy Michael and John Darling on their adventures with Peter far away on the magical island of Neverland. There they encounter the enchanting mermaids magical fairies and…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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11
NOV
Warm up to Christmas 2017
Tavistock Town Hall

Now in its 5th year we welcome you to get in the mood for Christmas at the finest DIVERSE Christmas market to help you find and purchase gifts and treats with a difference for ChristmasFrom sparkly jewellery to christmas cakes candles cookware…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01314 638368
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25
NOV
Plymouth Christmas Show 2017
Plymouth Guildhall

After the very successful Plymouth Christmas Show of 2016 that saw over 2000 visitors we are returning to Plymouth Guildhall on the 18th of November 2017 to bring you a repeat performanceBring your friends and family to explore our Christmas Market pop…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01314 638368
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Tourist Attractions


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…

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…

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…

Pennywell Farm

Come and experience the Pennywell magic at our multi‐award winning Farm Activity Park. . . The biggest in the South West. There's lots to do and see for the whole family. There's ponys and piglets, slides, go‐karts, quad bikes and train ride, eagles…

Wheeldon Off-Road Centre

Looking to explore a new sense of adventure Why not check out our range of Off‐Road courses designed to satisfy your adventurous nature We cater for all levels of rider ability from the complete novice through Juniors to the more experienced competition rider. With two all‐weather indoor arenas,…

Woodlands Leisure Park

Ride the legendary Cyclone Watercoasters Three radically unique heart stoppers that give three dangerously different rides...The SidewinderBeware the Sidewinder which is extra dark and extra mean. Be prepared for the Lightning Strikes and a venimous twist in its tail.The Mighty TwisterFace the sheer fear of the 420ft Mighty…

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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in South Brent? See our list of attractions in South Brent, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.