What's on inTotnes


Welcome to Totnes

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

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Forthcoming events in Totnes

26
JUN
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: 8.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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28
JUN
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: 8.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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29
JUN
Dire Straits:UK
Babbacombe Theatre

Dire Straits:UK is a brand new UK based tribute band to Mark Knopflers legendary Dire Straits. The band has that launched in 1977 has spawned some of the greatest loved songs of all time including Sultans of Swing Walk of Life the…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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04
JUL
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: 7.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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14
JUL
A Night at the Opera
St Mary's Church

A Night at the Opera presenting international soloists: Soprano Victoria Armilotta Mezzo‐Soprano Iryna Ilnytska as well as several special guests performers accompanied by a concert pianist Ekaterina Shetliffe. Programme will feature scenes from Tchaikovskys Eugeny Onegin Bizet Carmen Massenet Werther Puccini La…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07505 884271
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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: 8.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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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: 7.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07855 090589
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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: 16.7 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: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01647 253916
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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: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01647 253916
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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: 16.7 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: 8.6 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: 8.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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: 8.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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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: 8.6 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: 8.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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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: 8.6 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: 8.6 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: 8.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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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: 8.6 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: 8.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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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: 8.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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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…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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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…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01366 380333
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20
OCT
Robert Temple - The Hypnotist Live & Outrageous
Babbacombe Theatre

Join leading hypnotist Robert Temple on a fast‐paced laugh‐out‐loud and hysterical ride to the centre of your imagination This is YOUR chance to become the star of this unforgettable show.Forget swinging watches and people clucking like chickens The Hypnotist: Live &…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 01803 328385
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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…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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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…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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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…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01803 328385
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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…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01366 380333
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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…

South Devon Railway

The South Devon Railway is one of Devons and the West Countrys best loved tourist attractions and is the longest established steam railway in the south west.The South Devon Railway, or SDR, is a seven mile former Great Western Railway branch line, built in 1872, which runs along…

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…

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