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    Torquay Christmas Carnival Procession, Torquay, Devon

    Torquay Christmas Carnival Procession

    Torquay

    Get into the festive spirit at this seasonal event! See the spectacle of decorated floats from the Devon Carnival circuit and local community groups. All monies collected go to local charities.

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    From:
    16 Nov 2019
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    14 Nov 2020
    World Scrabble Championships, Riviera Centre, Torquay, Devon

    Mattel World Scrabble Championships

    Torquay

    Mattel, Inc. are pleased to announce that the 2019 World Scrabble Championships will take place in Torquay, Riviera International Conference Centre UK from the 16th-24th November 2019.  
    The event will start with the Junior World Scrabble…

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    From:
    16 Nov 2019to24 Nov 2019
    Lanterns, Lights and ‘luminations, Brixham, Devon

    Lanterns, Lights and ‘luminations

    Brixham

    Brixham will celebrate its Christmas Lights Switch on with a ‘Lanterns, Lights and ‘luminations’ parade.

    Venue: The Quay, Middle Street, Fore Street, Strand, Kings Street.

    Brixham Christmas Lights Switch On Event. 
    10 am to 1 pm - A FREE Lantern…

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    From:
    23 Nov 2019
    From:
    28 Nov 2020
    Paignton Lantern Festival, Paignton, Devon

    Paignton Lantern Festival

    PAIGNTON

    Paignton 'Festival of Light' (Lantern Parade)
    Saturday 8th December 2018. Procession starts at 4pm.
    Meet at 3.45pm in Torbay Park (opposite Pirate Bay Adventure Golf).
    Dig out your Christmas jumpers, grab your lanterns, join our light procession…

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    From:
    7 Dec 2019
    Brixham Pirate Festival, Brixham, Devon

    Brixham Pirate Festival

    Brixham

    Brixham Pirate Festival

    A swashbuckling mix of piratical fun and entertainment! There will be LOTS of pirates, military and period re-enactors here with guns and cannons to make plenty of noise! We will make sure there is plenty of music too with…

    Venue

    Golden Hind Museum Ship, Brixham

    Dates

    From:
    2 May 2020to3 May 2020
    BrixFest Brixham, Devon

    BrixFest Brixham

    Brixham

    ​BrixFest will bring hundreds of artists, charities, chefs and local people together with thousands of visitors. Throughout the festival we encourage you to keep it local and spend your hard earned money in the local shops and restaurants. 

    Dates

    From:
    23 May 2020to27 May 2020
    Torbay Airshow 2019 in flight in Paignton, Devon

    English Riviera Airshow

    Paignton

    Events are centred around Paignton Green, with free entertainment for all the family, including exhibition stands, bars, food stalls, display teams, inflatable slides, bouncy castles and fairground rides. Torbay Airshow visitors can also indulge in…

    Dates

    From:
    6 June 2020to7 June 2020
    Torbay Airshow 2019 in flight in Paignton, Devon

    The English Riviera Airshow

    Paignton

    Events are centred around Paignton Green, with free entertainment for all the family, including exhibition stands, bars, food stalls, display teams, inflatable slides, bouncy castles and fairground rides. Torbay Airshow visitors can also indulge in…

    Dates

    From:
    6 June 2020to7 June 2020
    Carousel at Paignton Festival, Paignton, Devon

    Paignton Festival (Torbay Carnival Week)

    Paignton

    Paignton Festival is run by a small team of dedicated volunteers, who rely solely off donations from the public and local businesses and traders. Without financial support from them they would be unable to put on this successful event every year…

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    From:
    25 July 2020to2 Aug 2020
    Cockington Fayre

    Cockington Fayre

    Torquay

    The famous Cockington Fayre.  Come and join in a traditional old English village summer fair in beautiful Cockington.  'A Great Family Day Out' in the grounds of the historical Cockington Court.

    If you're looking for a unique gift, a special work…

    Venue

    Cockington Court Craft Centre, Torquay

    Dates

    From:
    5 Aug 2020
    Paignton Regatta

    Paignton Regatta Community Fun Week

    Paignton

    Some things stay the same, other things change and the 172nd Paignton Regatta Community Fun Week is no different. We’ve been working hard over the last few years to mix our traditional events with an abundance of live entertainment on our stage and…

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    From:
    8 Aug 2020to16 Aug 2020
    Seaside Special, RNLI event, Brixham, Devon

    Seaside Special

    Brixham

    Seaside Special

    Full details will be listed on the web site www.torbaylifeboat.org.uk 
    A week of fun and games at the Lifeboat station and on the water including a range of stalls, etc
    Torbay has been served by Lifeboats since 1866 and Brixham has…

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    From:
    16 Aug 2020
    Children's Week Paignton, Devon

    Children's Week

    Paignton

    The UK's longest running children's festival - Torbay Children's Week, why not come and celebrate on Paignton seafront with all your favourites.

    There will be a packed programme of performances, workshops and events throughout the week. The…

    Dates

    From:
    18 Aug 2020to22 Aug 2020
    Torbay Royal Regatta, Torquay, Devon

    Torbay Royal Regatta

    Torquay

    TORBAY ROYAL REGATTA 2019
    August 24th to 26th over the Bank Holiday Weekend
    Three great days of racing for IRC and Cruiser Classes, Sportsboats, PY Dinghies and Junior Classes with racing taking place on the fine sailing waters of Torbay on the…

    Dates

    From:
    21 Aug 2020to24 Aug 2020
    Agatha Christie roller skating with friends in Torquay, Devon

    International Agatha Christie Festival

    Torquay

    Agatha Christie purists and literary fans rejoice, its that time of year again!
    Agatha Christie is Torquay's most well-known resident and the best selling author of all time. Each year we have a number of events on and around her birthday, which…

    Venue

    Torre Abbey, Torquay

    Dates

    From:
    15 Sept 2020to19 Sept 2020
    Arts and Craft Market

    Arts and Craft Market

    Torquay

    Arts and Craft Market - Princess Gardens, Torquay (conditions permitting)

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    El Galeon Visit to Brixham Harbour

    El Galeon Visit to Brixham Harbour

    Brixham

    The Nao Victoria Foundation is a non-profit entity specialising in promoting and spreading historical events, which are supported by the construction of historical ships (the Nao Victoria and El Galeon) that are sailed throughout the world’s ports.…

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    Fresh hake cooked for the Seafood FEAST, Brixham in Devon.

    England's Seafood FEAST

    England’s Seafood FEAST

    England’s Seafood Coast will play host to a feast for all the senses between 18th September and 4th October 2019.  For 2 weeks you will be able to immerse yourself in England’s Seafood FEAST (view the programme here), eating…

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    Torquay Fireworks, Corbyn Head, Torquay, Devon

    Torquay Fireworks

    Torquay

    The Torquay Firework display is a must on the English Riviera Events Calendar. The fireworks commence at 9.30 pm weather permitting from Corbyn Head. Good viewpoints include the Princess Pier and Torquay Seafront.

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    UNESCO Geopark Festival, Torquay, Paignton, Brixham, Devon

    UNESCO Geopark Festival

    Torbay

    Celebrate The English Riviera UNESCO designated Global Geopark at this years Geopark Festival . A wide range of events will be available to visitors and residents at a number of locations across the bay.
    There's a range of events all week that can…

    Venue

    Geoplay Park Paignton, Paignton

    Occombe Farm, Paignton

    Torre Abbey, Torquay

    Kents Cavern Torquay, Torquay

    Cockington Court Craft Centre, Torquay

    Seashore Centre, Paignton

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