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

26
SEP
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…

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27
SEP
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…

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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.…

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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…

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12
OCT
Snow White & the Seven Ugly B*****ds 18+
Babbacombe Theatre

A PANTOMIME ‐ FOR ADULTS ONLYJoin us for some rude crude fun and frolics as Dickey enrols in Prince School in a bid to get his girl Add some horrible dwarfs an ugly old evil queen and a couple of scantily dressed…

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19
OCT
Sweeney Entertainments Presents T.Rextasy
Princess Theatre

SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS T.REXTASYMarc Bolan with his band T.Rex was one of the most flamboyant and charismatic stars of the original glam rock era. With Bolans special ingredient of Rock‐a‐Boogie songs the band had a string of huge hits throughout the…

TEL: 01366 380333
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21
OCT
Chris Ramsey
Babbacombe Theatre

Fresh from a complete sell‐out twice extended 2012 tour multiple appearances on Celebrity Juice and 8 Out of 10 Cats and a starring role in BBC Two's Hebburn Chris embarks on a brand new tour…

31
OCT
Christmas Crackers
Babbacombe Theatre

How to make your Christmas CrackersIts essential you have something colourful preferably with some sparkle to wrap them with jokes and trinkets to insert and lastly but most importantly that little something that goes pop The Babbacombe Theatre in Torquay has all…

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08
NOV
BLAKE Anniversary Tour
Babbacombe Theatre

Brit‐Award‐winning vocal trio Blake return in 2018 with a special UK tour celebrating 10 years together.The show features songs from their brand‐new 10th anniversary album including Elgars Nimrod the Beatles Here There and Everywhere Somewhere from West Side Story & the classic…

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10
NOV
The George Michael Story
Babbacombe Theatre

The George Michael Story is touring venues across the UK in 2018 and reputes to be the only truly accurate George Michael Show.It is the only touring show to perform George Michaels hits in chronological order from Young Guns in 1982 Careless…

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15
NOV
Tony Stockwell Psychic Medium
Babbacombe Theatre

Remarkably compelling amazingly detailed and always humorousThe popular star of TVs Street Psychic Psychic Private Eyes and Psychic Academy Tony Stockwell has a long‐established credibility as one of the top Intuitive Mediums and has shared the stage all round the world with…

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20
NOV
Shakespeare Schools Festival
Princess Theatre Torquay

Support local young people and give your children the perfect introduction to the stories of the brilliant Bard at the 2018 Shakespeare Schools Festival.Shakespeare Schools Foundation is proud to run the worlds largest youth drama festival featuring a series of unique abridged…

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23
NOV
Showaddywaddy
Babbacombe Theatre

The Greatest Rock & Roll Band In The World is a bold statement but Showaddywaddy has lived up to that title as they recently celebrated their 40th anniversary. Formed in the 1970s in Leicester from several local bands they have sold more…

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30
NOV
Walk Like A Man
Babbacombe Theatre

WALK LIKE A MAN 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 which has been packing theatres worldwide since its debut…

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09
DEC
Sweeney Entertainments Presents Abba Forever
Princess Theatre

.SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS ABBA FOREVERLive in ConcertABBA ‐ Forever presented by Sweeney Entertainments is one of the UKs leading International tribute shows and theatre audiences from across Great Britain and Sweden have long enjoyed this superb recreation of possibly the worlds greatest…

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01
MAR
Fleetwood Bac
Babbacombe Theatre

Fleetwood Bac are renowned for being the worlds first and regarded as the UKs most authentic Fleetwood Mac tribute show. Mick Fleetwood endorses it himself.This band fully replicates the classic StevieLindseyChristineJohnMick Rumours line‐up.Rated by THE TIMES newspaper as one of the UKs…

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10
MAR
Learn to Dance Salsa & Latin Short Break
Torquay Leisure Hotels Resort

Classes in Salsa Bachata Kizomba Cha Cha Merengue Bachatango over 34 or 5 Nights at Victoria Hotel Torquay ‐ Learn to dance in less than a week ‐ Beginners & Improvers Welcome.Salsa Bliss Torquay 10th to 15th March 20193 4 or…

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TEL: 0447760 235131
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10
MAR
Learn to Dance Salsa & Latin Short Break, Torquay
Torquay Leisure Hotels Resort

Salsa Bliss Torquay ‐ 10th to 15th March 2019 3 4 or 5 Night Mid‐week Half Board Dance & SPA break Full schedule of daytime dance workshops Mon to Thurs Sun activities non dance related e.g. bowling pool quiz etc Mon Weds…

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13
APR
Henning Wehn - Get On With It
Babbacombe Theatre

You couldnt make it up; surely the German Comedy Ambassador Henning Wehn hasnt bosched out yet another new show And whats he still doing here anyway Well his lack of transferable skills is what keeps him here and his belief that practise…

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18
APR
Stewart Francis - Into The Punset
Babbacombe Theatre

Canadian one‐line merchant Stewart Francis has announced his farewell comedy tour.The comic who won Daves Funniest Joke Of The Fringe in 2012 and has made a dozen appearances on Mock The Week will go on the road with Into The Punset…

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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.