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South Devon Festival
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South Devon Festival

Will Young, who shot to fame after winning ITV’s Pop Idol eight years ago, will be appearing at South Devon Festival on july 24th 2010.
Will Young has sold more than eight million records and just released an album of his best known singles called The Hits. He will entertain the South Devon Festival crowd with best-selling [...]

Gig Guide 20th July – 27th July
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Gig Guide 20th July – 27th July

Tue 20 July
REGAN’S FOUND A JAM SESSION @ Church House Inn, Stokeinteignhead 7.30pm
Thu 22 July
FUNKY MUNKS – RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS TRIBUTE @ The Spinning Wheel Inn, Paignton 9pm
SOUL FUNKTION @ The Spinning Wheel Inn, Paignton
JAM NIGHT @ Molloy’s, Torquay 9pm
Fri 23 July
PITCHBEND @ The Coach House, Paignton 9.15pm
K2 @ The Kings Arms, Kingsteignton 9pm
SHOTDOWN [...]

Dubs At The Beach
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Dubs At The Beach

V-Dubs hit Paignton Green 13th – 15th August

The show, which is run by a local VW Owners Group who go by the name of Riviera Dubs, consists of 2 nights camping in Chruston (in between Paignton and Brixham). Then on the Sunday all the vans cruise down to Paignton Seafront for the usual ‘Show and [...]

Torbay Carnival – Full Event Listing
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Torbay Carnival – Full Event Listing

The highly anticipated Torbay Carnival is almost upon us! See below the amazing list of events organised over one week on Paignton Green.
Torbay Carnival runs from July 24th to August 1st on Paignton green and offers loads of fun for all the family. The aim is to have fun and raise money for local charities, so [...]

Slade Come To Torquay With My Glitterballs!
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Slade Come To Torquay With My Glitterballs!

IMPORTANT NOTICE:
THIS EVENT HAS NOW BEEN CHANGED. UNFORTUNATELY DAVE HILL, ORIGINAL BAND MEMBER AND CO-FOUNDER OF SLADE SUFFERED A MINOR STROKE WHILST ON TOUR IN GERMANY SO SLADE HAVE HAD TO PULL OUT OF THE EVENT.
THE GLAM ROCK PARTY WILL STILL GO ON BUT WITH THE GLITTER BAND HEADLINING THE EVENT. THE NEW TICKETS ARE [...]

Bays Drag Olympics for Rocroft Hospice
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Bays Drag Olympics for Rocroft Hospice

Bays Drag Olympics
Wear a wig, don a dress and brave a bra to raise some vital funds for Rowcroft!
2010 sees the first Bays Drag Olympics, kindly sponsored by Bays Brewery! A fantastic new men-only fundraising event for Rowcroft Hospice, which will bring out the men of South Devon’s silly and competitive sides.
The action starts with [...]

Torbay Holiday Helpers Network – Update
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Torbay Holiday Helpers Network – Update

Well it is that time again for me to update you all on the THHN’s progress, it has been a bumper few weeks with 9 holidays been given away and even more new members to welcome!
I would like to welcome the following new members to the network Over The Wall Charity, Day Dream Cottage in [...]

Thriller Live @ The Princess Theatre Torquay
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Thriller Live @ The Princess Theatre Torquay

Thriller Live! @ The Princess Theatre Torquay
4th – 9th October – Tickets on sale NOW!

Flying Music in association with Adrian Grant are proud to present THRILLER – LIVE, a spectacular, high octane show celebrating the career of the world’s greatest ever entertainer – the King of Pop, Michael Jackson, and the Jackson 5.
Established in 2006, [...]

Band Spotlight – The Simmertones
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Band Spotlight – The Simmertones

The Simmertones - Torbay based ska and reggae band

The Simmertones have been together for two years now and have quickly become festival headliners; such as Plymouth’s Respect Festival, Kingsbridge Music Fest, Newt Beer Festival, as well as building a strong following across regular South West venues.
The band are delighted with the result of our first visit [...]

‘One Night Of Queen’ TONIGHT ONLY!
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‘One Night Of Queen’ TONIGHT ONLY!

Saturday June 5th – 7.30pm @ The Princess Theatre Torquay

On the 5TH June the UK’s hottest and most successful rock show ‘One Night of Queen’ which celebrates the music of Freddie Mercury and Queen is coming to the Princess Theatre, Torquay.
In 1985, following their appearance on Live Aid, Queen were internationally acclaimed as the best [...]

Sex And The City 2: All Shopped Out?
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Sex And The City 2: All Shopped Out?

Okay before I start I have something to confess. Up until this point I’d never seen more than 10 minutes of anything Sex And The City related and here I am charged with giving an opinion on a sequel. So be patient with me, lets start with what serves as the plot shall we?
The four characters are [...]

Devon County Show
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Devon County Show

There’s so much more at Devon’s BIG day out!
The Devon County Show is the place to spend a grand day out if you want to enjoy some of the really good things in life!

A taste of the Show!
NEW! FunForKidz

There are lots of hands-on activities ready for lively youngsters. They can plant seeds, bake bread, [...]

GeoQuest Performance Tour
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GeoQuest Performance Tour

Tuesday 25 – Monday 31 May
Various venues across Torbay
A journey of exploration around Torbay, featuring a week of walking, exploring, workshops and performances to celebrate the English Riviera Global GeoPark, a UNESCO designated area of outstanding scientific interest. What more appropriate way to highlight our geological history than a journey through our GeoPark? A performance [...]

Maido Japanese Noodle Bar – Torquay
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Maido Japanese Noodle Bar – Torquay

A brand new Japanese noodle bar has opened in Camden Market TQ1 Torquay.
Kyoko, Keryl and Jay have opened Torquays first noodle and sushi bar at Camden Market TQ1, which is situated in Lower union Lane, Torquay.  Their aim is to sell noodles and sushi to the people of Torbay in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.  The [...]

Local Gigs – 11th May – 18th May
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Local Gigs – 11th May – 18th May

Tue 11 May
REGAN’S FOUND A JAM SESSION @ Church House Inn, Stokeinteignhead 7.30pm
Thu 13 May
THE JEFFERSON ARCHIVE @ The Jolly Farmer, Newton Abbot 9pm
JAM NITE USUALLY FIRST THURSDAY OF MONTH @ Parkers Arms, Paignton 8.30pm
FULL WELLER @ The Spinning Wheel Inn, Paignton
Fri 14 May
BARRACOODAS @ The Kings Arms, Kingsteignton 9pm
JAI ROCK’S @ The Coach House, [...]

3 Steps to Getting Fit
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3 Steps to Getting Fit

Three Steps To Fitness Success
Ever wanted to get fit, but didn’t know where to start?
There are three common steps to success in achieving any of your goals, but these become particualry relevant when it comes to fitness;
1st Step
Just thinking about trying something new such as Getting Fit is the 1stphase, we call it pre-contemplation or the thought process. This proves that the [...]

Torbay Holiday Helpers Network – News
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Torbay Holiday Helpers Network – News

Good Morning To You All,
It is THHN update time, another long list of huge thank you’s to do!

Firstly I would like to welcome our new members Herbs & Honey of St Marychurch, Animation Therapy of Exeter, Taylor Made Bears, Pedigree Group, Tor Dean Hotel, Junior Browns, NO.8 [...]

Singing In The Rain – Toads @ Torquay
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Singing In The Rain – Toads @ Torquay

TOADS Stage Musical Company Presents Singing in the Rain

Tuesday 29th June – Saturday 3rd July
7.45pm, Saturday Matinee at 2.30pm

TOADS were one of the first amateur companies to perform this musical on stage, back in 1997, when it was a massive success for us. We thought it was high time we repeated it for [...]

Woodlands Events – May 2010
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Woodlands Events – May 2010

Woodlands Family Theme Park Devon provides a whole day of variety for all ages.  One inclusive admission price to the family attraction includes incredible indoor centres, outdoor adventures, Zoo, Big Fun Farm and Falconry Centre.
For more information on Woodlands click here
Here are the upcoming events at Woodlands for May 2010

1st May

Non stop family fun with the [...]

Woodlands – Even More Fun In One Day
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Woodlands – Even More Fun In One Day

Indoors, Outdoors, Zoo-Farm and Nature Days Woodlands Family Theme Park has four days rolled into one.
The 90 acre park has big action and big rides for big kids and cute rides and interaction for small kids – non stop fun!.
There are over 100,000sq ft indoors at Woodlands so wet days are a whiz. the best [...]

Brixham Pirate Festival – World Record Attempt
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Brixham Pirate Festival – World Record Attempt

Friday 30th April – Monday 3rd May
Brixham Pirate Festival and World Record Attempt for the most pirates in one gathering!!!
Come and enjoy a bank Holiday weekend of swashbuckling fun, music and piratical antics to suit all ages with the Brixham Buccaneers at their second annual festival.
We be hopin thee be ‘yer to enjoy ar festival [...]

THHN Update News
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THHN Update News

A Belated Happy Easter To You All!
Again it has been a very busy month for the THHN, with a huge amount of thank you’s to be said!
Thank you to our new member businesses Villa Marina in Torquay, Boho Hair & Beauty Salon and Herbs & Honey in St Marychurch and thank you to our new members [...]

Weight Management Programme
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Weight Management Programme

NaturalE – The ‘New You’ Starts Here.
NaturalE is a new Weight Management Programme that will help you to reach and sustain your ideal weight

The programme will take place over a period of 13 weeks with a 90 minute session every Tuesday between 9:45am and 11:15am.
The first half of each session will consist of a weigh [...]

Childrens Health and Fitness
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Childrens Health and Fitness

I think it is very relevant at the moment to discuss childrens health and fitness, especially after last nights TV program ‘Spoilt Rotten’ brought to light the amount it costs the NHS to treat children for illness and injuires that could of completely been avoided.
Obesity, rotting teeth and passive smoking were just some of the [...]

Occombe Farm
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Occombe Farm

Occombe Farm is an organic farm on the edge of Paignton, South Devon.
They have an award-winning farm shop and cafe featuring the best of local food and drink; a traditional butchery brimming with local and organic cuts; an organic bakery; a 2km easy-access nature trail and an education centre which houses visits from local schools and cookery workshops.
Their local farm shop, [...]

Princess Theatre April Shows
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Princess Theatre April Shows

Tap Dance Fever – 17th April @19.30

Tap Dance Fever takes the audience on a whistle stop tour of the greatest tap dance moments in show business history. Starting in the era when Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers were the stars of the day, the show tap dances its way through history, thrilling and exciting audiences [...]

Princess Theatre
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Princess Theatre

The History of The Princess Theatre:
The Princess Theatre first opened it’s doors on Wednesday 7th June 1961. Top of the bill on the opening night were the late, great Tommy Cooper and the legendary Morecambe and Wise.
The theatre was built by Torbay Council as the main feature of the redevelopment of the Princess Gardens area [...]

Exhibit Your Work Alongside Damien Hirst’s
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Exhibit Your Work Alongside Damien Hirst’s

Have your work displayed alongside one of the worlds most famous artists, Damien Hirst, at the ‘Tamed’ contemporary art exhibition being held at the Spanish Barn, Torquay.
South West artists are being given the opportunity to have their artwork displayed alongside one of the most famous artists in the world. Damien Hirst’s Mother and Child, Divided [...]

Torquay – Courtesy of Torbay Council
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Torquay – Courtesy of Torbay Council

Images provided courtesy of Torbay Council

Torquay: The Friendliest Resort in Britain!
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Torquay: The Friendliest Resort in Britain!

TORQUAY JUST MIGHT BE THE FRIENDLIEST SEASIDE RESORT IN GREAT BRITAIN!
Torquay is up for an accolade as the Most Group-Friendly UK Destination in the Group Travel Awards. Torquay has been voted into the finals by readers of Group Travel magazine. The awards are an annual celebration of the very best suppliers to the group travel [...]

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