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Welcome to Starcross

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

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Forthcoming events in Starcross

21
JUL
Gary Delaney 2017 UK Tour
Babbacombe Theatre

Theres Something About Gary... and that something is he likes to write and perform jokes. An awful lot of them. He thinks a good joke should be like a drunk Glaswegian short and punchy.I laughed and I laughed and I laughed master…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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21
JUL
Jack The Ripper (steampunk theatre) Torquay
Abbey Hall

A dark drama based on the true story of the mysterious unidentified serial killer who terrorised Victorian London. Combining theories of the killer with a steampunk adaptation in style music and ultimate motive This is a production by a nationally award‐winning theatre…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07855 090589
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22
JUL
The Opera Boys
Babbacombe Theatre

Leading men from Londons West End combine in a powerhouse of vocal harmony to deliver a stunning blend of music ranging from opera to Pop and everything in‐between.For the past 5 years The Opera Boys have been delighting audiences all over the…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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25
JUL
Magic of the Stars
Babbacombe Theatre

There is Magic to Do as the all new family show Magic of the Stars opens its doors for the 2017 season at the celebrated venue. The show features extracts from Broadway and West End shows has hit songs that span seven…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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25
JUL
Stop - Don't take your PC to the tip!
Computers 4 Africa

This repurpose alternative is both a green and free solution so the charity urges the local community in Exeter to donate their unwanted working IT equipment.From PCs laptops and TFT monitors to mice smartphones keyboards and leads all will be welcome at…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03000 112233
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26
JUL
The Take That Experience
Sheldon Open Air Theatre

These guys took Sheldon by storm in 2014 so its with great excitement that we welcome them back You screamed like it was the real Robbie and just loved their energetic crowd‐pleasing antics around the auditorium. The Take That Experience bring…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01647 253916
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27
JUL
Legends of the West End
Babbacombe Theatre

Dim the lights cue the music & raise the curtainand lose yourself in the phenomenon that is a West End MusicalWith extracts from more than twenty hit shows you are guaranteed to two hours of back to back musicals at a fraction…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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27
JUL
Viva Neil Diamond
Exmouth Pavilion

To celebrate the icons 50 year recording career the UKs very own voice of Neil Bob Drury The Neil Diamond Story takes to the road with Viva Neil Diamond a brand new one‐man stage show simply bursting with Neil Diamond gems Enjoy…

Location: 2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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28
JUL
Big Wild Sleepout at RSPB Aylesbeare Nature Reserv
RSPB Aylesbeare Common

Camping is not usually allowed on Aylesbeare or anywhere on the Pebblebed Heaths in order to protect the important wildlife there. This is an exclusive opportunity to experience this special place in the company of our friendly knowledgeable wardens. Have fun and…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01392 833311
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28
JUL
Circus Of Horrors
Exmouth Pavilion

The jaw‐dropping show that rocked Britains Got Talent Circus of Horrors will take you on a whirlwind journey and send shivers down your spine with twisted contortionists hair hanging beauties flying aerialists sword swallowers and…

Location: 2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

28
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: 16.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 07789 113738
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28
JUL
Quicke's Home Farm Tour - July
Quicke's

Learn the art of making great cheese. With a unique behind the scenes experience well show you from the ground up how we craft world‐class cheese.9.30amMeet at Home Farm.10amIndulge in coffee and cake at Cakeadoodledo and hear the intriguing history of the…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL:
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28
JUL
Quo-incidence & Go Tell Alice
Sheldon Open Air Theatre

Come and dance the night away Quo‐incidence: After rocking the crowds in the theatre in 2014 Status Quo tribute band Quo‐incidence are making a long anticipated returnBefore the untimely death of Rick Parfitt after nearly 50 years in the business Status…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: +441647 253916
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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: 15.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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29
JUL
Mad Dog Mcrea, Wildwood Kin & The B-Minors
Sheldon Open Air Theatre

Its only taken 6 years but Mad Dog Mcrea are finally coming back to SheldonMad Dog Mcrea blend a unique mixture of folk rock pop gypsy jazz bluegrass and ass‐shaking music. From self‐penned songs of adventure drinking love and life to traditional…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01647 253916
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01
AUG
RGB Exmouth 5th anniversary celebration
RGB Building Supplies

RGB Building Supplies Exmouth branch is inviting tradespeople and the local community to join in with its 5th anniversary celebrations on Tuesday 1st August.Throughout the day a number of leading names will be attending the free event and will be demonstrating products…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01395 265663
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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: 13.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 665800
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02
AUG
Joey the Lips
Sheldon Open Air Theatre

The nations funkiest 10 piece band with an insanely loyal local following.This band really do love what they do; their on‐stage energy is infectious and they create a fantastic atmosphere.Joey the Lips is best described as SoulBlues & Funk with a bit…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01647 253916
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02
AUG
Speed Dating in Exeter
Coal Grill & Bar

Exeter Speed DatingAbout Speed Dating in Exeter EventsAt one of our Exeter Speed Dating events you will have four minutes to chat to each date Four minutes is long enough to see if you click with the person you are talking to…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02380 784694
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05
AUG
Performance photography exhibition
Clyst House

Open10am 3pm DailyCost Free Public AdmissionPerformance was conceived early in 2012 as British excitement grew in anticipation of hosting the Olympics. Local sporting events were photographed as communities played their part in preparing…

Location: 6 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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05
AUG
Twelfth Night
Connaught Gardens

Folksy Theatre will be touring in summer 2017 with a production of one of Shakespeares most famous comedies Twelfth Night. Two twin siblings Viola and Sebastian are separated in a shipwreck and Viola takes on the appearance of a man to be…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01698 854409
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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: 16.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07789 113738
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09
AUG
Speed Dating in Torquay
Rock Garden

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 of the Speed Dating…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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11
AUG
High School Rocks
Babbacombe Theatre

High School Rocks is an interactive stage production featuring the best music and songs from the High School Musical movies 1‐3. With its high energy vibrant colourful routines it forms a real tribute to the…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

11
AUG
Roy 'Chubby' Brown
Exmouth Pavilion

IF EASILY OFFENDED PLEASE STAY AWAYWell my names Roy and I was born Feb 3rd 1945.My life on and around the council estate was like most of the people there was honour amongst thieves my mother left home when I was 9…

Location: 2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01395 222477
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12
AUG
Coffee Morning at The Blackmore
The Blackmore Theatre

The Exmouth Players are holding their monthly coffee morning at The Blackmore Theatre. Come and join us for tea coffee and some very lovely home‐made cakes.We have things such as:German Apple Cake Lemon Drizzle Chocolate Fudge squares Sausage Rolls Cheese Scones Quiche…

Location: 2.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 97484 509514
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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: 16.5 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07789 113738
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12
AUG
Summer Coffee and Crafts by the Quay
The XCentre

BOOK NOW ‐ LAST STALLHOLDER SPACES AVAILABLE Taking place in the beautiful XCentre just a stones throw from Exeters historic Quayside our Coffee & Craft fairs combine a wide range of stalls from talented local sellers with delectable treats in one…

Location: 7.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01392 211822
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12
AUG
The Jerseys - Oh What A Nite!
Babbacombe Theatre

The show features all the top hits of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons with a narrative telling the audience a story of how they essentially shot to fame. It also features stunning acapellas and intrinsic routines that gives The Jersey Boys…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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16
AUG
Prize Only Bingo at The Blackmore
The Blackmore Theatre

Come along and join us for a game of Prize Only Bingo. Its nothing serious just a fun afternoon out.A chance of making new Friends and to see what is coming up at The Blackmore Theatre.There are prizes for a line and…

Location: 2.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07484 509514
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Tourist Attractions


Crealy Adventure Park

It's here The Vortex Water Coaster opens this May Half Term at Devon's Crealy. Be amongst the first to plummet through any one of three tunnels with special sound and light effects. Added to Crealy's theme park favourites, the log flume and Maximus rollercoaster, the…

Bygones

Bygones life size Victorian street is a special look at how we used to live.In three floors of pure nostalgia you'll find old fashioned shops, period rooms, the age of the steam train and a collection of toys and models that will take your breath away ‐ whatever…

Canonteign Falls

At Canonteign Falls we try to make your dreams come true This breathtaking combination of waterfalls and cascades is situated in the beautiful Teign Valley, home to England's highest waterfall, dropping almost vertically for almost 220 feet and tumbling on down through a spectacular combination of massive…

Haldon Forest Park

Whether you want a quiet gentle stroll or an exhilarating mountain biking experience, theres something for you at Haldon Forest Park. 3,500 acres of woodland just fifteen minutes from Exeter.Walking Trails for everyoneWe have a wide range of walking trails including the Discovery Trail, a multi‐use, all‐ability trail…

Robert Jones Fly Fishing

Fly Fishing centred at The Deer Park Hotel, Weston, Honiton on the River Otter. Tuition ‐ Guiding ‐ Expeditions ‐ Children and OAP welcome…

Tuckers Maltings

Tucker's Maltings in Newton Abbot is one of only a handful of malthouses still producing malt in the traditional way and the only one in England that is open to the public for regular guided tours.Our Speciality Bottled Beer Shop at the Maltings sells a wide range…

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