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.

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Forthcoming events in Torquay

17
JUL
Starshine
Babbacombe Theatre

Featuring an array of talented performers who share one common purpose to Entertain you the all new show for 2018 Starshine promises an abundance of side ‐ splitting comedy powerful vocalists delivering dynamic songs and elegant dancers who are endlessly energetic.Starshine celebrates…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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18
JUL
Prize Only Bingo at The Blackmore
The Blackmore Theatre

Every third Wednesday of the month The Exmouth Players CIO hold a game of Bingo.Come along and join us. Its nothing serious just a fun afternoon out.There are prizes for a line and a full house.Refreshments and cake is available.There is also…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07484 509514
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19
JUL
West End At The Movies
Babbacombe Theatre

If you are passionate about music love the magic of watching an epic musical on the big screen and enjoy the wonder of theatre then the all new show produced and directed by Colin Matthews West End at the Movies will be…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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20
JUL
On Tour with ELVIS
Babbacombe Theatre

Michael King is widely recognized as the best in the business at being Elvis. Backed by his superb backing band and singers this show is what many in the Elvis world describe as one of the most authentic and dynamic Elvis Presley…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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22
JUL
Dean Friedman in Concert
Exmouth Pavilion

To mark the 40th Anniversary of the 1978 release of his best‐selling critically acclaimed classic album Well Well Said the Rocking Chair. American recording artist Dean Friedman best known to UK & Ireland audiences for his classic hits Lucky Stars Lydia McDonalds…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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22
JUL
Auditions - William Shakespeares Macbeth
Chestnut Community Centre

Casting all roles for this production. The text will be William Shakespeares original text the show set in a a steampunk post‐apocalyptic setting. Auditions are on Sunday July 22nd 2018 at Chestnut Community centre 1‐3 Poplar Close Brixham Devon TQ5 0SA. Please…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07855 090589
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25
JUL
My Fair Lady
Budleigh Salterton Town Hall

In this beloved musical pompous phonetics professor Henry Higgins is so sure of his abilities that he takes it upon himself to transform a Cockney working‐class girl into someone who can pass for a cultured member of high society. His subject turns…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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25
JUL
Ultimate Elton & The Rocket Band Live in Concert
Sheldon Open Air Theatre

Some tribute artists look like their idol some sound like their idol. Paul Bacon as Elton John does both. Close your eyes and you wont believe your ears open your eyes and you wont believe them either You simply wont find a…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01647 253916
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27
JUL
Go Tell Alice and the Beach Boyz Tribute Band
Sheldon Open Air Theatre

Its an evening of double excitement at Sheldon we have the funky blues twist of local band Go Tell Alice to kick off the fun closely followed by the fantastic Beach Boyz Tribute Band who deliver the complex orchestral arrangements and…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01647 253916
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28
JUL
Feather and Fairytale Day
The Devon Bird of Prey Centre

Fun day for all at The Devon Bird of Prey Centre in conjunction with the amazing Pocketwatch Theatre.A wonderful day filled with fairytale characters. Meet Knights Witches and Dragons. Join our free Fairytale craft sessions and come dressed as your favourite fairytale…

Location: 4.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07801 325070
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28
JUL
Pure Queen Live in Concert
Sheldon Open Air Theatre

Pure Queen a tribute to Queen & Freddie Mercury Mark as Freddie has been captivating audiences with his breathtaking solo & duo tribute act to Freddie Mercury and Queen. With the untimely loss of the late great Freddie Mercury in 1991 there…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01647 253916
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01
AUG
Speed Dating in Torquay
Rock Garden

Speed Dating in TorquayHow Speed Dating in Torquay worksWhen you arrive at the speed dating venue for Speed Dating in Torquay you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts. They will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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01
AUG
Joey the Lips Live in Concert
Sheldon Open Air Theatre

The nations funkiest 10 piece band with an insanely loyal local following.We bring you 3 great vocalists a driving rhythm section and a kicking horn section that wont stay still for a second. This band really do love what they do; their…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01647 253916
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03
AUG
Black Magic - The little Mix Show
Babbacombe Theatre

A highly energetic tribute show that follows in the footsteps of the award winning girl band Little Mix. This iconic 5‐star rated show has live vocals and is full of commercial pop‐video choreography.Suitable for kids tweens teens and adults alike The Little…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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10
AUG
The Bon Jovi Experience
Babbacombe Theatre

The Bon Jovi Experience is an outstanding tribute to Bon Jovi. They are the only Bon Jovi tribute band in the world to have actually played and shared a stage with Jon Bon…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
AUG
Coffee Morning at The Blackmore
The Blackmore Theatre

The Exmouth Players CIO 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…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07484 509514
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17
AUG
ABBA - Take A Chance on Us
Babbacombe Theatre

The music of Abba never fails to generate a fantastic night of entertainment Appealing to all age groups.TAKE A CHANCE ON US is a fantastic family show containing the finest musicians stunning live vocals and amazing harmonies. The show has professional voiceovers…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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24
AUG
Hells Bells
Exmouth Pavilion

Touring the length and breadth of Britain & Ireland for over 19 years playing the music of the legendary ACDC Hells Bells have built up a loyal following of fans and continue to do so wherever they play.The band play material from…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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25
AUG
Jimmy Tamley - Family Laughter Show
Babbacombe Theatre

Two magical shows in oneEnjoy everything that is JUNGLE JIM in the first half A lively colourful and interactive show which is suitable for all ages with lots of wild and whacky animal characters.JIMMY TAMLEY LIVE & LAUGHING will undoubtedly ensure…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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01
SEP
You Win Again
Babbacombe Theatre

Direct from Londons West End You Win Again Celebrating The Music of The Bee Gees.Prepare to experience the distinct sound of one the greatest bands to have ever graced the stage in this unforgettable concert spectacular. Immerse yourself in the brothers…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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02
SEP
And Finally ... Phil Collins
Exmouth Pavilion

This well‐established superbly professional and entertaining production perform an action packed two hours of the best‐known songs from Grammy award winner Phil Collins. All the classics are included ‐ In the Air Tonight Sussudio Another Day in Paradise Against All Odds as…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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07
SEP
Whole Lotta Shakin
Exmouth Pavilion

The Award Winning Whole lotta Shakin ‐ Tribute to Shakin Stevens has been voted the no.1 Winner by The National Tribute Awards for Best UK Tribute show 2017 and recently performed on BBC1s prime time Saturday night show Even Better than the…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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14
SEP
Page Against The Machine
Babbacombe Theatre

Nick Page is the current English Comedian of the Year. You will undoubtedly recognise him after he successfully reached the semi‐finals of Britains Got Talent this year.As part of his prize for winning the English Comedian of the Year Nick was booked…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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15
SEP
Explosive Light Orchestra - Ultimate ELO Tribute
Babbacombe Theatre

An epic night of Rock Classics and melodic symphonic rock by the best ELO Tribute Band currently touring the UK and Europe showcasing the songwriting and genius of Jeff Lynne and Electric Light Orchestra. A full 8‐piece outfit including the famous string…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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21
SEP
The Opera Boys
Babbacombe Theatre

After the huge success of the 2017 tour Opera Boys are returning to Babbacombe for their all new 2018 tour.Leading men from Londons West End combine in a powerhouse of vocal harmony to deliver a stunning blend of music ranging from opera…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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22
SEP
Some Guys Have All The Luck
Exmouth Pavilion

Paul Metcalfe delivers an authentic and charismatic performance assuming the persona of this legendary singer‐songwriter and performer right down to the last detail ‐ from the distinctive vocals to the swaggering showmanship and sheer fun that have made Rod Stewart one of…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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28
SEP
Daliso Chaponda - What The African Said...
Babbacombe Theatre

The Malawian born stand up comedian Daliso Chaponda was a stand out star from last years Britains Got Talent. He finished third and captured the hearts of the nation and has had huge success on social media with over 8 million Facebook…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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29
SEP
Afterglow Genesis Tribute Band
Babbacombe Theatre

Afterglow covers the music Genesis played once Phil Collins took on vocal duties. The earlier Gabriel period is well supported by numerous tribute bands but there isnt much opportunity to hear those later tracks that are equally popular with most Genesis fans.…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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06
OCT
Message in a Bottle
Exmouth Pavilion

Relive the iconic sound of The Police and front man Sting with this unmissable pitch‐perfect production Message in a Bottle: A Tribute to The PoliceFans of the legendary rock band wont believe their ears as Message in a Bottle brings the…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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06
OCT
The Darkside of Pink Floyd
Babbacombe Theatre

The music of Pink Floyd has stood the test of time millions of fans worldwide revere the bands entire 14 album discography. Even though the band no longer tour there is a massive demand for their music to be heard and experienced…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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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…

Want more?

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.