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    BMAD Motorbike Festival

    Paignton

    The Bikers Make a Difference (BMAD) Festival was started in 2002 by a group of bikers who decided to arrange a social event on the beach and raise money for local charities. During the May Bank Holiday weekend each year, Paignton Green is...

    Dates

    From:
    3 May 2019to5 May 2019
    From:
    1 May 2020to3 May 2020
    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:
    4 May 2019to6 May 2019
    From:
    2 May 2020to4 May 2020
    Cliff Railway Day - Babbacombe Cliff Railway, Babbacombe, Torquay, Devon

    Torquay

    For Cliff Railway Day 2019 we have a treat on offer that could not be simpler:

    On Saturday 11 May EVERYONE will travel for FREE.
    ALL DAY.

    Yep, that’s right.
    As part of our celebrations of the tenth anniversary of community ownership of Babbacombe...

    Venue

    Babbacombe Cliff Railway, Torquay

    Dates

    From:
    11 May 2019
    BrixFest Brixham

    Brixham

    BrixFest 2019 will be from 25th - 29th May 2019

    ​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...

    Dates

    From:
    25 May 2019to29 May 2019
    From:
    23 May 2020to27 May 2020
    UNESCO Geopark Festival, Torquay, Paignton, Brixham, Devon

    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

    Dates

    From:
    25 May 2019to2 June 2019
    Torbay Airshow 2019 in flight in Paignton, Devon

    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:
    1 June 2019to2 June 2019
    From:
    6 June 2020to7 June 2020
    The John Ayres Ukulele Proms - Babbacombe Cliff Railway, Torquay, Devon

    Torquay

    This incredible ukulele extravaganza is back.

    For one day only, Oddicombe Beach will be filled with the sound of hundreds of ukuleles.

    This is a particularly special event in our calendar, which was re-named in 2018 after John Ayres who was the...

    Venue

    Babbacombe Cliff Railway, Torquay

    Dates

    From:
    8 June 2019
    Pedal Car Grand Prix, Torquay, Devon

    Torquay

    Watch the very competitive pedal car teams all striving to win top trophies in this 2 hour endurance race using nothing but their own strength and fitness!

    Running along side this will be:

    An arts and craft fayre

    Live music and...

    Dates

    From:
    21 July 2019
    Carousel at Paignton Festival, Paignton, Devon

    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...

    Dates

    From:
    27 July 2019to4 Aug 2019
    From:
    27 July 2019
    From:
    27 July 2019
    From:
    31 July 2019
    From:
    4 Aug 2019
    From:
    25 July 2020to2 Aug 2020
    Torbay Steam Fair, Churston, Near Brixham, Devon

    Brixham

    Torbay Steam Fair is now one of the biggest events on the English Riviera events calendar and attracts visitors from far and wide.
    Situated just outside Brixham on the main A3022, this 3 day event is a must for all the family.
    Come and view the...

    Dates

    From:
    2 Aug 2019to4 Aug 2019
    From:
    31 July 2020to2 Aug 2020
    Dubs at the Beach, Paignton, Devon

    Paignton

    Dubs at the Beach 2019 DATB 2019 is a one day Volkswagen Show that takes place on Sunday 4th August 2019. Volkwagen enthusiasts are invited to gather along a designated area of Paignton sea front and on the green (weather permitting) to showcase...

    Dates

    From:
    4 Aug 2019
    RNLI Lifeboat Week

    Brixham

    RNLI Lifeboat Week

    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...

    Dates

    From:
    5 Aug 2019to11 Aug 2019
    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:
    7 Aug 2019
    From:
    5 Aug 2020
    Paignton Regatta

    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...

    Dates

    From:
    10 Aug 2019to18 Aug 2019
    From:
    8 Aug 2020to16 Aug 2020
    Cadet Championship, Brixham, Devon

    Brixham

    Cadet Championship - 30-40 yachts racing off Brixham
    The Cadet Class is, as a technical racing training class, the pre-eminent, pre-olympic, pre-high performance double handed sailing class!
    There are regular opportunities for Cadet sailors of all...

    Dates

    From:
    17 Aug 2019to23 Aug 2019
    Children's Week Paignton, Devon

    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:
    20 Aug 2019to24 Aug 2019
    From:
    24 Aug 2019
    From:
    18 Aug 2020to22 Aug 2020
    Torbay Royal Regatta, Torquay, Devon

    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:
    22 Aug 2019to26 Aug 2019
    From:
    21 Aug 2020to24 Aug 2020
    Cowes Torquay Cowes Classic Offshore Powerboat Race

    Torquay

    Cowes Torquay Cowes Classic Offshore Powerboat Race

    Arriving from 1030 hrs and restart 1400 hrs

    The 200-mile classic has long been recognised as one of powerboating’s toughest challenges, and comparisons have been made with motorsport events such...

    Dates

    From:
    25 Aug 2019
    Agatha Christie roller skating with friends in Torquay, Devon

    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:
    12 Sept 2019to15 Sept 2019
    From:
    15 Sept 2020
    Fresh hake cooked for the Seafood FEAST, Brixham in Devon.

    England’s Seafood FEAST

    England’s Seafood Coast will play host to a feast for all the senses between 20th September and 6th October 2019.  For 2 weeks you will be able to immerse yourself in England’s Seafood FEAST (view the programme here), eating...

    Dates

    From:
    20 Sept 2019to6 Oct 2019
    From:
    18 Sept 2020to4 Oct 2020
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