What's on inTorquay


Welcome to Torquay

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

Editor's Picks






Forthcoming events in Torquay

20
JUL
Swimming Against the Tide!
Babbacombe Theatre

Join Britains best loved funny man on his marathon swim as he resists the pull of the under‐current of radical sensibilities of the woke minority.Slap on the Goose fat and battle through the dark and murky woke infested waters and join him…

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26
JUL
RADIO GA GA
Babbacombe Theatre

Have your finest hour or two As we bring you Radio GaGa.Be part of a night like no other as we bring you the concert youve been dreaming of The ultimate celebration of the biggest band to have ever graced the stage…

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01
AUG
Stuart Michael The Psychic Medium
Babbacombe Theatre

Direct from Londons West End ‐ a thrilling and intriguing night of psychic mediumshipBoasting an impressive worldwide celebrity client list Stuart brings his quick‐witted humour sensitivity and compassion to the stage. Sharing his personal story the childhood gift of being able…

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02
AUG
ED & TAYLOR
Babbacombe Theatre

Join us for an epic two hour live show featuring a pair of the best tribute artists in the world paying tribute to the two biggest names in global music today Ed Sheeran and Taylor SwiftJoined by their incredible live band the…

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10
AUG
Oh What a Night!
Babbacombe Theatre

OH WHAT A NIGHT takes you back in time on a musical journey through the incredible career of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons now immortalised in the multi‐award winning show Jersey Boys.Featuring songs such Sherry Lets Hang On Big Girls Dont…

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16
AUG
Thank You For The Music
Babbacombe Theatre

This international smash‐hit tribute show brings all ABBAs number one hits to the stage in a production like no other. The hugely popular show now in its 20th year with a brand‐new show for 2023 combines the unmistakable harmonies colourful costumes and…

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17
AUG
The George Harrison Project
Babbacombe Theatre

Enjoy the UKs leading live music tribute to George Harrison celebrating his best‐loved hits from The Beatles his solo career and The Traveling Wilburys.After the Liverpudlian four‐piece called time on Beatlemania Harrison enjoyed a successful solo career releasing 12 studio albums including…

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23
AUG
Legend The Music of Bob Marley
Babbaco,be Theatre

Reggae for the WorldWhen you think reggae there is only one name that comes to mind. The legend that was Bob Marley.Legend ‐ the Music of Bob Marley is an unforgettable evening celebrating this musical icon in one fantastic stage show extravaganza.…

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24
AUG
An Evening of Burlesque
Babbacombe Theatre

Direct from Londons West End tantalising yet tasteful camp and colourful. Elegant showgirls combine Parisian charm with Las Vegas glamour.Marrying live vocal talent with the art of burlesque ‐ comedy magic and vocal harmony combine…

29
AUG
Evening of Mediumship with Nikki Kitt - Torquay
Livermead Cliff Hotel

Evening of Mediumship with Nikki KittPsychic Medium Nikki Kitt is a Spiritualist Medium who is currently touring the UK with her successful Psychic Mediumship Evenings.As a Medium Nikki Kitt aims to provide evidence of life after life by getting links from…

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30
AUG
SWIFT & STYLES
Babbacombe Theatre

Join top live vocal tribute artistes Heather Vokins as Taylor Swift as seen on This Morning and Louis Akincay as Harry Styles in fast paced high energy ultimate feel good pop party tribute show. Featuring all the top hits of Taylor…

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06
SEP
Meat Loud
Babbacombe Theatre

Meat Loud was founded in 2015 by classically trained vocalist Andy Plimmer already a solo Meat Loaf tribute for 5 years. He put together a band of fantastic musicians with backgrounds ranging from classical and musical theatre to rock and blues.…

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07
SEP
THIS CARPENTERS MASQUERADE
Babbacombe Theatre

Wyrley Music and Promotions in conjunction with Rob Norman Music brings you This Carpenters Masquerade. Taking you through an enthralling story featuring the music of the Carpenters. Come with us through various points of Karens life from the origins of the Dick…

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12
SEP
Legends of Snooker
Babbacombe Theatre

An Evening with Legends of SnookerThe Legends of Snooker event promises to be an unforgettable experience for snooker enthusiasts and fans of the game. The line‐up of world champions and iconic figures in the snooker world including Steve Davis John Parrott Dennis…

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12
SEP
An Evening with Legends of Snooker
Babbacombe Theatre

The Legends of Snooker event promises to be an unforgettable experience for snooker enthusiasts and fans of the game. The line‐up of world champions and iconic figures in the snooker world including Steve Davis John Parrott Dennis Taylor Ken Doherty and John…

Category: Sports

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13
SEP
The Very Best of TOMMY COOPER
Babbacombe Theatre

Billed as one of the top ten attractions at the Glastonbury Festival 2023 this hilarious one‐man show recaptures the mayhem and misfiring magic of one of Britains best loved entertainers.Produced and performed by award‐winning West End and BBC1s Unbreakable star Daniel Taylor…

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14
SEP
Celebrating Céline The Ultimate Céline Dion Trib
Babbacombe Theatre

The Ultimate with an incredible full live band and starring the highly acclaimed vocalist January Butler.With dazzling costumes jaw dropping vocals and a sensational live concert feel this show will take you on a two hour electrifying journey through Celines life and…

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20
SEP
SERIOUSLY COLLINS 10 Piece Phil Collins/Genesis Tr
Babbacombe Theatre

Get ready to be transported back in time to relive the legendary hits of Phil Collins and Genesis Seriously Collins is not just a tribute show; its an electrifying journey through the music that has touched hearts and defined an era.Featuring the…

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21
SEP
Rachel Tucker The I am Home Tour
Babbacombe Theatre

Olivier nominated Rachel Tucker is famed for her powerhouse performance that leaves no roof intact Her Irish charm will immediately put you at ease as she delves into her extraordinary career with both fascinating and often hilarious stories from a 9 year…

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21
SEP
Rachel Tucker: The 'I'm Home' Tour - Torquay
Babbacombe Theatre,

.Rachel Tucker is an Olivier Nominated Actress for originating the role of AnnetteCap Beverly Bass in the London production of Come From Away Phoenix Theatre. Having been asked to join the shows production on Broadway she and her family were delighted to…

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26
SEP
A Night To Remember Motown Show
Babbacombe Theatre

A Night To Remember: Motown Show takes you back in time to 1960s Detroit. Be prepared for a high energy show packed with the greatest Motown hits of all time.Starring The Voice UK finalist Bizzi Dixon and backed by the soulful vocal…

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27
SEP
Baga Chipz Material Girl - Much Betta!
Babbacombe Theatre

Join Baga Chipz MBE; actress singer‐songwriter comedian ex‐Page 3 Model Ladies Darts Champion professional shoplifter and MILF as she embarks on a nationwide theatre tour coming to a town near youDue to the success of last years tour the Rupaul Drag Race…

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27
SEP
Baga Chipz - The 'Much Betta!' Tour - Torquay
Babbacombe Theatre.

.Join Baga Chipz MBE; actress singer‐songwriter comedian ex‐Page 3 Model Ladies Darts Champion professional shoplifter and MILF as she embarks on a nationwide theatre tour coming to a town near youDue to the success of last years tour the Rupaul Drag Race…

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28
SEP
THE HISTORY OF ROCK
Babbacombe Theatre

Join us as we celebrate a rock line‐up like no other headlined by one of the greatest bands of all timeAs always well be taking audiences on a thrilling ride through the history of rock but this time were turning the…

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04
OCT
The American FOUR TOPS
Babbacombe Theatre

Its the show jam packed with sweet soul music and Motown magic that continues to leave audiences dancing and chanting for more following each outstanding performance.Featuring the voice of Mr William Hicks high‐stepping choreography and superb vocal harmonies hit the stage with…

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05
OCT
cover EL MISTICO
Babbacombe Theatre

The Poldark Show Presents El Mistico a never‐before‐seen show bringing magic mind reading and comedy hypnosis to Torquay. El Mistico is mystical; a unique unforgettable performance; its mesmerising its spellbinding its a show that will literally blow your mindMagician and Mind Reader…

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11
OCT
THE SEARCHERS EXPERIENCE featuring SPENCER JAMES
Babbacombe Theatre

The Tremeloes Timeless Legends of British RockThe Tremeloes one of the most enduring and influential bands in the history of British rock music have been captivating audiences worldwide for over six decades. Their journey marked by chart‐topping hits and a legacy…

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12
OCT
The Greates Magician
Babbaco,be Theatre

The Greatest Magician: An Evening of Wonders ‐ A polished showman and raconteur. An unforgettable evening we cant stop talking about The StandardA BRAND‐NEW SHOW FOR 2024. Extraordinary ‐ Daily Mirror Following a sellout run in 202223 ‐ James Phelan the…

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19
OCT
Henning Wehn - Acid Wehn
Babbacombe Theatre

Award‐deserving German Comedy Ambassador Henning Wehn takes an unbiased look at climate change a topic sure to delight audiences and no surprise. After all everyone loves talking about the weather. Rain or shine all will be fine. Or maybe it wont. Who…

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25
OCT
Buddy Holly & The Cricketers
Babbacombe Theatre

32 Years of Rock n Rolling The WorldThis breathtaking show has rock n rolled audiences across the globe from Cardiff to California Barking to Bangkok and Swindon to Sweden and is guaranteed to have everyone singing along to the music and dancing…

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Tourist Attractions


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…

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…

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…

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…

Living Coasts

Take a fantastic journey around the coastlines of the world without leaving Torquay Welcome to Living Coasts, Paignton Zoo's new visitor attraction in Torquay. Living Coasts is a unique, world class aquatic visitor attraction, focusing on the conservation of coastal and marine life around the globe. It has…

Paignton Pier

Paignton Pier is a family favourite attraction in the Torbay area, an all‐weather attraction that's fun for all the family, every day of the year. Attractions on Paignton Pier include amusements, stalls and beach goods, fortune telling, cafe and takeaway, jackpot bingo, prize and fun games, orbiter…

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