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

22
NOV
Christmas Is Magical
Babbacombe Theatre

Music Magic and Mirth in all its guises is what Christmas isMagical promises their audiences at the Babbacombe Theatre in Torquay. This family variety show features spellbinding Illusions comedic classics hits of yesteryear and today interspersed cleverly to deliver a show that…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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24
NOV
Candlelit Dartmouth 2017
The Royal Avenue Gardens

Held in the picturesque south Devon town of Dartmouth where pageantry glamour and romance is the name of the game...By day the medieval streets are filled with entertainers childrens activities and live music. Shoppers explore the festive market and browse in over…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01314 638368
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01
DEC
The Girl With The Iron Claws
Darttington

Growing up isnt easy especially when youre in love with a bear.This is a story about a girl who dares to follow her longing. The youngest daughter of a king she feels like a misfit. Then one night a compelling dream leads…

Location: 1.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 847070
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06
DEC
Speed Dating in Torquay
Rock Garden

Torquay Speed Dating How speed dating in Torquay worksA great event to go to is Speed Dating in Torquay. How it works is our friendly professional hosts will greet you and they will settle you in by briefly explaining the format…

Location: 7.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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09
DEC
A Christmas Carol - UK Tour
Brixham Theatre

This exciting production adapted from Dickens own public reading scripts and eyewitness accounts of him on stage recreates the spirit of Dickens original performances. Actor John OConnor lives in Rochester where Dickens grew up and set many of his stories including…

Location: 8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
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10
DEC
Christmas Violin & Piano Concert
Lupton House

An evening of wonderful music by Tchaikovsky Kreisler Rachmaninoff and more performed by graduate of Russias Music Colleges. Bar is available during an interval. Tickets available to purchase from Lupton House on 01803 845800 or via www.wegottikets.com…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07505 884271
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20
JAN
The Three Musketeers: The Panto
The Edge

The Three Musketeers is an action packed family pantomime touring in Jan 2018. Based on the classic swashbuckling novel by Alexandre Dumas this panto tells this classical tale set in the 17th Century French royal court and how a young man from…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07855 090589
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16
FEB
An Ellen Kent Production: La Traviata
Princess Theatre Torquay

A tragic tale of searing passion and memorable music that tells of the passionate loves and life of the consumptive courtesan Violetta.Opera & Ballet International proudly presents an Ellen Kent Production with international soloists highly‐praised chorus and full orchestra.VerdiLA TRAVIATA.Starring the international…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713023
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17
FEB
An Ellen Kent Production: Madama Butterfly
Princess Theatre Torquay

Introducing the celebrated soprano Maria HeeJung Kim from the Korean National Opera Seoul and the international soprano Alyona KistenyovaWinner of The Best Opera Award Liverpool Daily Post Theatre Awards.Back by overwhelming public demand this award winning Opera returns with exquisite sets including…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713023
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22
FEB
Tim Vine - Sunset Milk Idiot
Babbacombe Theatre

Hey people Tim Vine back on tour telling lots of silly new jokes showing off new homemade props singing some new daft ditties and all with the appearance of confidence. The following subjects will be touched upon briefly: pixie football ice cream…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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03
MAR
G4 - Live in Concert
Babbacombe Theatre

The UKs No.1 classical vocal harmony quartet are back with another exhilarating tour ‐ G4 LIVEHaving exploded into the industry and the publics hearts back in 2004 on the first series of the X‐Factor G4 continue to blow people away year after…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01803 328385
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11
MAR
The Everly Brothers & Friends Tribute Show
The Palace Theatre

The Temple Brothers officially the UKs No.1 Tribute to The Everly Brothers as voted for by the National Tribute Music Awards 2017 are proud to announce the return of their Theatre Show produced by themselves. The show is dedicated to themusic of…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01773 769372
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30
APR
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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05
MAY
Ed Byrne: Spoiler Alert
Babbacombe Theatre

Ed states I originally intended to call the show Ill Millennial You in a Minute but my promoter considered the title off‐puttingly baffling. Thats my own chainsaw in the photo by the way.Is life that bad or have we good…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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11
MAY
All Our Yesterdays
Babbacombe Theatre

Nostalgia just doesn't come any better Another sensational show from theproducers of 'Memory Lane' Rolling back the Years and Memories are made of This. One of the biggest shows of its kind in the UK…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
MAY
The Beach Boys Story
Babbacombe Theatre

Back by popular demandA unique opportunity to hear played live every chart hit Americas biggest pop band ever recorded including: God Only Knows Good Vibrations I Get Around Wouldnt It Be Nice Surfin USA Fun Fun Fun California Girls Sloop John B…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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

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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Tourist Attractions


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…

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…

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…

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…

Blackpool Gardens

Welcome to the secret seaside gardens of Blackpool, South Devon. An unexpected, sub‐tropical scene in a sensational South Devon setting.Not one filled with regimented ornamental flowerbeds, but a plantsmans garden that reflects a familys use of the land over the centuries and the social development of a small…

Buckfast Abbey

Buckfast Abbey is home to a Roman Catholic community of Benedictine monks.The Abbey Church is at the centre of the monastic life of the Benedictine monks at Buckfast, since it is there that the Monastic Community gathers to pray and celebrate the sacraments.12th century Cistercian architecture has a…

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