What's on inTavistock

Welcome to Tavistock

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

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Forthcoming events in Tavistock

31
OCT
Sikth
White Rabbit

Sikth at White Rabbit in Plymouth on Friday 31 October 2014. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison service. …

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
NOV
Smirnoff's Big Night Out
Oceana, Plymouth

Think BIG production and BIG entertainmentBig Night Out is all about transforming your local venue to something spectacular whether its the lasers of Ibiza or the gymnasts from the Circus. Big Night Out is famous for bringing you the biggest most spectacular…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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08
NOV
Paloma Faith
Plymouth Pavilions

British singersong writer and actress Paloma Faith released her successful debut single in 2009 Stone Cold Sober and her album Do You Want the Truth or Something Beautiful Was certified platinum with a spot in…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
NOV
UB40
Plymouth Pavilions

UB40 is an English reggae band from Birmingham. They are a hugely successful group with record sales topping 70 million albums world wide. Famed for hit singles such as 'Can't help falling in Love with…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
NOV
UB40 Duncan Campbell
Plymouth Pavilions

UB40 Duncan Campbell at Plymouth Pavilions in Plymouth on Monday 10 November 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest UB40 Duncan Campbell tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
NOV
An Evening With Noel Fielding
Plymouth Pavilions

An Evening With Noel Fielding at Plymouth Pavilions in Plymouth on Wednesday 12 November 2014. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

13
NOV
Passenger
Plymouth Pavilions

Singer song writer Mike Rosenberg is Passenger With a varying back up band for five albums of folk influenced pop rock Passenger has delivered hypnotically good all English music. Thank you Mike for putting the…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
NOV
A Day To Remember
Plymouth Pavilions

US rock band A Day to Remember were founded in 2003 by their guitarist Tom Denney and drummer Bobby Scruggs and are known for their unusual mix of metalcore and pop punk style fusing emo…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
NOV
Jon Richardson
Plymouth Pavilions

Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee regular Have I Got News For You panellist and star of Live at the Apollo is taking his new show Funny Magnet across the UK. With a sell‐out run at…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

16
NOV
Bellowhead
Plymouth Pavilions

From the wild rousing dance tunes to the theatricality of their ballads & sea songs this is a band that are also funny subtle and always engaging. Admire the sophisticated strings and elegant whirlwind of…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
NOV
Mad Dog Mcrea - The Longer Road Tour
University Main Hall

Mad Dog Mcrea raise hands lift feet and start parties wherever they play with their spellbinding recipe of folk pop rock jazz bluegrass and shake your ass music.Mad Dog Mcrea raise hands lift feet and start parties wherever they play with their…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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29
NOV
Lily Allen
Plymouth Pavilions

Daughter of renowned actor Keith Allen and film producer Alison Owen Lily Rose Allen has grown from strength to strength over the last decade and is now a major force in the UK music charts.Her…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
NOV
Sabaton
White Rabbit

Sabaton at White Rabbit in Plymouth on Sunday 30 November 2014. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us do the legwork…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
DEC
Bombay Bicycle Club
Plymouth Pavilions

Unlike so many alternative British bands who have just their brief time in the sun and one acclaimed debut album Bombay Bicycle Club have evolved from awkward indie freshmen into one of the most highly…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
DEC
Madness
Plymouth Pavilions

British popska band Madness saw their major success and popularity in the mid 1980s. Members include Graham Suggs McPherson Mike Barson Lee Thompson Chris Foreman Mark Bedford Daniel Woodgate and Carl Smyth. They were famed…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
DEC
Basement Jaxx
Plymouth Pavilions

Basement Jaxx duo have been producing and releasing house music since their rise in popularity in the late 1990. Consisting of Felix Buxton and Simon Ratcliffe their discography includes Wheres your head at and…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
DEC
Machine Head
Plymouth Pavilions

Machine Head at Plymouth Pavilions in Plymouth on Thursday 11 December 2014. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us do the…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
DEC
Jools Holland
Plymouth Pavilions

Julian Miles Holland OBE DL was founder member of the band Squeeze but began his solo career as a pianist singer composer and band leader in the late 70s. In 1978 he co‐hosted The Tube…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

13
DEC
Magic of Motown
Plymouth Pavilions

Get ready for the smash hit concert show from the States.Here it comes authentically recreating the harmonies slick moves stylish looks and legendary musicianship that were the making of Motown.Its on its…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

14
DEC
The Human League
Plymouth Pavilions

Puff up those shoulder pads and feather that mullet The classic 1980s New Wave electronic band The Human League are back and are set to embark on a major tour of the UK this summer.The…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
DEC
Status Quo
Plymouth Pavilions

Also known as 'The Quo' of simple 'Quo' the band is synonymous with their own unique style of 'boogie rock' and 'shadow step' guitar riffs. Status Quo was founded in the early 1960s by Francis…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
JAN
Drowning Pool Wayne Static
The Hub

Drowning Pool Wayne Static at The Hub in Plymouth on Saturday 24 January 2015. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
FEB
Jason Mraz
Plymouth Pavilions

American singer‐songwriter Jason Mraz has elements of Reggae pop rock folk and jazz within his own unique style. He is best known for singles like Im Yours which shot him to international success and gained…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
FEB
Collabro
Plymouth Pavilions

Collabro at Plymouth Pavilions in Plymouth on Friday 06 February 2015. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets for Collabro…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
FEB
Ross Noble
Plymouth Pavilions

Northumbrian lad Ross Noble is a familiar face to most of us who watch celebrity quizzes like Have I Got News for You etc. His stand‐up routines are exceptional with most of his material being…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

08
FEB
Ross Noble Tangentleman
Plymouth Pavilions

Geordie Stand‐Up Ross has been performing since he was smuggled in to his local comedy club at the age of 15. Licensing laws meant that immediately after his slot he had to leave through the…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

09
FEB
Kaiser Chiefs
Plymouth Pavilions

Although best known through their seat in Alternative Musics class of 2005 Kaiser Chiefs originally began life as the less successful Parva in 1996. Their reinvention a decade later saw them take the country by…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
FEB
Amon Amarth
The Hub

Amon Amarth is a Viking themed melodic death metal band from Tumba in Sweden. The band formed in 1992 taking their name from the Sindarin translation of Mount Doom a location in J.R.R. Tolkiens Middle‐earth.…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
FEB
Katherine Jenkins
Plymouth Pavilions

Katherine Jenkins first rose to stardom in 1998. She is a hugely popular Welsh Mezzo soprano and classical musician. Jenkins graduated with honours from the Royal Academy of Music then worked as a freelance singing…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

24
FEB
Paul Carrack
Plymouth Pavilions

English singersongwriter and multi‐instrumentalist Paul Carrack has seen major music success as a band member and solo performer since the 1970s. Playing with Ace Roxy Music Squeeze Mike and the Mechanics he has also released…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

Tourist Attractions


Dingles Steam Village

The Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre is proud to present the National Fairground Collection. It is a facility unique in the UK, designed to capture the magic of a bygone age through exhibits, vintage engineering and stunning artwork displays.The Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre is a 45,000 square foot indoor…

Lydford Gorge

Spectacular river gorge and waterfall.Woodland trails through a deep‐cut ravine alongside the river Lyd Thunderous 90 ft Whitelady waterfall 'Walk the plank' over the Devil's Cauldron whirlpools Wildlife‐watching hides located along the Railway Trail This famous gorge is 1 miles long and can be viewed from a circular…

Buckland Abbey

Buckland Abbey is a 700‐year‐old building with fine 16th‐century great hall, associated with Elizabethan seafarers Drake and Grenville.Tucked away in its own secluded valley above the River Tavy, Buckland was originally a small but influential Cistercian monastery. The house, incorporating the remains of the 13th‐century abbey church, has…

Cholwell Riding Stables

Cholwell Riding Stables is a family‐run business that has been providing escorted rides and riding lessons on Dartmoor for nearly forty years.Situated on the A386 between Okehampton and Tavistock, next to the famous 'Wheal Betsy' Silver Lead mine, we are perfectly located to ride straight out onto Dartmoor…

Countryman Cider

Countryman Cider is located in the 15th Century stables of a former coaching inn, on the Devon side of the lovely Tamar Valley.You are welcome to visit us all year round to see how our traditional Farmhouse Ciders are made.Demonstration Cider Apple OrchardApple Mill and Cider PressFermentationSample Room…

Crown Leisure

SnookerPool Hall at Crown Leisure in Tavistock, Devon. Contact venue on 01822 613259 for opening times, entrance costs and snooker table informationavailability.…

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