You would be forgiven for assuming that Torbay’s only claim to literary fame rests with one woman. After all, her influence, arguably, extends beyond that of any other modern writer – she is the world’s bestselling author having sold upwards of four billion novels worldwide and she characterised a period in British writing which infatuated [...]
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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 [...]
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
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 [...]
@ Palace Theatre, Paignton
Saturday 2nd October – 7:30pm
Tickets £15, £12, £10
This is your chance to be famous live on stage.
Do you have a talent? Can you sing? Tell a joke? Have a story to tell? Juggle? Do a flamingo impression? Are you the company joker? ANYTHING! Then we need you! Open to everyone whatever your [...]
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 [...]
26th June Wilder than Wild Day at Woodlands Family Theme Park
Go Green at Woodlands Wilder than Wild Day. Join in the hunts, trails & quizzes on the Devon Wildlife Trust’s Road Show. Examine animal skulls, pull an owl pellet apart, follow animal tracks and other wild pursuits with the Barn Owl Trust and Badger [...]
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 [...]
Pride Torbay kicks off on the Rainbow Riviera! Organisers are forecasting an outrageous weekend packed with more than a dozen diverse events kicking off with a boat party on Friday 11th June, complete with a DJ, 175 revellers and a generously stocked bar.
The fun continues at the Official Pride Torbay Launch Party which takes place in [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
Are you aged 13 – 19 and want to get creative?
BBC blast comes to Paignton with a host of free workshops for young people to take part in – 15th – 17th July 2010 Clennon Valley car park, Torbay Leisure Centre.
Whether you’re into film, dance, music, fashion, photography, art, theatre, radio or any other creative [...]
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 [...]
Babbacombe festival is nearly here!
Thursday 10th – Sunday 20th June 2010, put it in your diary now!
Set in sunny Babbacombe Bay, this beautiful part of Torbay encompasses the villages of Babbacombe and St Marychurch.
The festival has a whole host of events such as a quilters exhibition, art exhibition, guided walk of Tessier gardens, Italian market, [...]
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 [...]
If your looking for something new and exciting to do for bank holiday Monday, here it is. The Great Outdoors Exhibition at the Riviera Centre Torquay.
LAST DAY IS MONDAY 31ST MAY
DOORS OPEN AT 10AM
Main event show from Andrei Burton and the team take place every 2 hours with whole host of exiting events to get involved [...]
Torbay’s Parkour and Free Running Group will be featuring at GO Expo, The Great Outdoors Exhibition taking place this Bank Holiday weekend on Sunday 30th and Monday 31st at the Riviera International Centre.
Torbay Parkour’s technical displays at the Expo intend to wow the crowd with plenty of tricks including spinning and volts. The team meet [...]
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 [...]
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!
There are lots of hands-on activities ready for lively youngsters. They can plant seeds, bake bread, [...]
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 [...]
A brand new interactive exhibition and the ultimate family day out which will bring together the very best of Devon’s outdoor pursuits all under one roof.
30th & 31st May @ Riviera International Conference Centre
The Riviera International Conference Centre have an amazing line-up of activities and demonstrations planned for the Go Expo including a Spider Mountain, Street [...]
For the latest 2011 Pride Torbay update please click HERE!!!!
PRIDE TORBAY PROMISES TO BE THE ”CAMPEST” SHOW ON EARTH!!!
Organisers of Pride Torbay, a three day LGBT festival on the English Riviera in South Devon, are promising one of the most colourful and quirky pride events in the world in 2010. The event, which runs from Friday 11th till Sunday [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
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 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
Non stop family fun with the [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Festival Starts 30th April – 2nd May
This years Festival will once again take place over the May Bank Holiday Weekend, starting on Friday 30th April with the gates opening in the normal Bike Night fashion at 6pm and stuff going on untill 11pm. Saturday the 1st May will see the gates.
BMAD Charity Event
Every biker who [...]