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

11
FEB
SuperStars
Babbacombe Theatre

SuperStars is a word that conjures up an image of celebrities who are usually regarded in high esteem and as being inspirational. Therefore a show of that name youd expect to see something that was extraordinary and utterly FAB‐U‐LOUSFabulous is the word…

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28
FEB
The Elvis Years
Babbacombe Theatre

The Elvis Years is an outstanding musical production which brings to the stage the incredible and compelling story of the king of rock and roll ‐ Elvis Presley.Join Mario Kombou Jailhouse Rock West End our all‐star band and our award‐winning singers for…

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20
MAR
Jethro
Babbacombe Theatre

Geoffrey Rowe or Jethro on stage is a Devon‐based stand‐up comic. He once toured the Cornish pub circuit but now performs to thousands in live shows across the country. He has appeared on TV with…

30
MAR
Spirit of the Blitz
Babbacombe Theatre

To mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day we dust off the 1940s songbook for a tribute to the legendary stars of that era. Spirit of the Blitz recaptures the tenacious optimism of war‐torn Britain on the long road towards peace. Sing…

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30
MAR
An Evening with Merrill Osmond
Babbacombe Theatre

Merrill will be performing all the big hits with his band from The Osmonds plus talking about his experiences of growing up within one of the worlds biggest bands the famous people he has met and how he wrote so many of…

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09
APR
Roy Hudd - Comedy Legend
Babbacombe Theatre

Join the Master of Mirth in comical conversation with Debbie Hudd celebrating 60 years in show businessRoy Hudd OBE and his wife Debbie present a fascinating chat show bursting with laughter in a collection of triumphs disasters name dropping songs monologues…

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11
APR
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 which has been packing theatres worldwide since its debut…

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17
APR
David Baddiel Trolls: Not The Dolls
Babbacombe Theatre

Following his five‐star Olivier‐nominated hit My Family: Not The Sitcom and the return to number 1 of his seminal football anthem Three Lions David Baddiel comes back to the stage with a brand new one‐man show Trolls: Not The Dolls.Trolls the…

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19
APR
Gyles Brandreth – Break A Leg!
Babbacombe Theatre

They say all political careers end in tears. In Brandreths case its tears of laughter as the actor author ex‐MP One Show reporter and QI Have I Got News For You and Countdown star is back on tour with his new show…

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24
APR
Forbidden Nights
Babbacombe Theatre

WELCOME TO A BRAND NEW FANTASYFORBIDDEN NIGHTS is a full production male variety show combining superlative circus and acrobatic skills with finely honed physiques. This unrivalled night of glamour talent and torsos showcases sizzling new acts stunt‐orientated routines and explosive provocative choreography.Abandon…

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15
MAY
Tim Vine is Plastic Elvis
Babbacombe Theatre

The total sell out at the Edinburgh festival is now on tour Feel the electricity as Plastic Elvis hits the stage backed by his incredible five piece THE HIGH NOON BAND. Hell shake hell smoulder hell try and control his hair and…

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23
MAY
Electrik Live Orchestra
Babbacombe Theatre

THE ULTIMATE TRIBUTE to JEFF LYNNE & ELOEnjoy an evening celebrating the distinctive music of Jeff Lynne and the Electric Light Orchestra with what is reputed to be the best ELO Tribute Band currently touring the UK and Europe.Gaining critical acclaim Electrik…

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29
MAY
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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13
JUN
Ed Byrne: If I'm Honest...
Babbacombe Theatre

Join Ed as he takes a long hard look at himself and tries to decide if he has ANY traits that are worth passing on to his children.Ed Byrne presents his brand‐new masterclass in observational comedy hot on the heels of his…

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20
JUN
Thank Abba For The Music
Babbacombe Theatre

Featuring all of ABBAs greatest and most memorable hits Thank ABBA For The Music is the ultimate feel good party style tribute concert.This two‐hour theatre spectacular really does capture all the magic and excitement of one of the worlds most successful and…

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11
SEP
The Bohemians Queen's Greatest Hits
Babbacombe Theatre

A Comprehensive re‐enactment of Queens Greatest HitsInternationally renowned Queen Tribute band The Bohemians take you on a high energy roller coaster ride of a concert featuring the back catalogue of one of the worlds most popular and iconic rock acts of…

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09
OCT
The Take That Experience
Babbacombe Theatre

Whilst Take That celebrate 30 years as the UKs number one boy band The Take That Experience mark over a decade together as the ultimate tribute act with their best show yet Wowing audiences everywhere they go with their amazing vocals replica…

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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.