Tag: "whats on"

Christie: How She Dunnit
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Christie: How She Dunnit

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 [...]

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 [...]

Walk On Stage Live @ The Palace Theatre Paignton
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Walk On Stage Live @ The Palace Theatre Paignton

@ 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 [...]

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 [...]

Wilder Than Wild Day @ Woodlands – June 26th
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Wilder Than Wild Day @ Woodlands – June 26th

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 [...]

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 [...]

Pride Week On The Rainbow Riviera
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Pride Week On The Rainbow Riviera

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 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 [...]

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, [...]

BBC Blast comes to Paignton
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BBC Blast comes to Paignton

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 [...]

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 [...]

Babbacombe Festival 2010
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Babbacombe Festival 2010

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, [...]

‘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 [...]

LAST DAY FOR GO EXPO !!!!
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LAST DAY FOR GO EXPO !!!!

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 [...]

Local Parkour Group jump into action for Outdoors Exhibition
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Local Parkour Group jump into action for Outdoors Exhibition

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 [...]

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 [...]

The Go Expo Line-up!
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The Go Expo Line-up!

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 [...]

Pride Torbay – The Campest Show on Earth!
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Pride Torbay – The Campest Show on Earth!

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 [...]

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, [...]

Race For Life Torbay
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Race For Life Torbay

Click here for new updated 2011 Race For Life Torbay information!!

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 [...]

Paignton Bikers Festival Is Back!
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Paignton Bikers Festival Is Back!

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 [...]

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