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    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
    Cliff Railway Day - Babbacombe Cliff Railway, Babbacombe, Torquay, Devon

    Cliff Railway Day - Babbacombe Cliff Railway

    Torquay

    A celebration of cliff railways around the country.

    Surrounded by some of the most breathtaking scenery to be found in the UK, the Cliff Railway provides a vital and non-exhausting way for locals and holiday makers alike to soak up the peaceful…

    Venue

    Babbacombe Cliff Railway, Torquay

    Dates

    From:
    9 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.

    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.

    Dates

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

    The John Ayres Ukulele Proms - Babbacombe Cliff Railway

    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:
    13 June 2020
    Pedal Car Grand Prix, Torquay, Devon

    Rotary Pedal Car Grand Prix

    Torquay

    A fast paced afternoon where teams compete to see who can complete the most laps of our race track on Torre Abbey Meadows. Entertainment throughout the day meaning a full timetable of family fun.
    Watch the very competitive pedal car teams all…

    Dates

    From:
    19 July 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…

    Dates

    From:
    25 July 2020
    From:
    25 July 2020
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    25 July 2020to2 Aug 2020
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    1 Aug 2020
    From:
    2 Aug 2020
    Dubs at the Beach, Paignton, Devon

    Dubs at the Beach

    Paignton

    Dubs at the Beach is a one day Volkswagen Show that takes place on Paignton Green. Volkwagen enthusiasts are invited to gather along a designated area of Paignton sea front and on the green (weather permitting) to showcase their vehicles and to…

    Dates

    From:
    2 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…

    Dates

    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…

    Dates

    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
    From:
    22 Aug 2020
    Torbay Royal Regatta, Torquay, Devon

    Torbay Royal Regatta

    Torquay

    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 English Riviera.

    Free berthing for yachts and dinghies is included in the entry…

    Dates

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

    Cowes Torquay Cowes Classic Offshore Powerboat Race

    Torquay

    Cowes Torquay Cowes Classic Offshore Powerboat Race

    Times to be confirmed - best view point Berry Head.

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

    Dates

    From:
    28 Aug 2020to30 Aug 2020
    Topper Travellers Open Weekend, Brixham Yacht Club, Brixham, Devon

    Topper Travellers Open Weekend

    Brixham

    25-35 training on Saturday with racing on Sunday.

    The Topper is an iconic single handed sailing dinghy that has provided years of pleasure to sailors around the world, with nearly 50,000 boats now sold. From its early days as a family fun boat, a…

    Dates

    From:
    12 Sept 2020to13 Sept 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
    England's Seafood FEAST

    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 2020.  For 2 weeks you will be able to immerse yourself in England’s Seafood FEAST (view the programme here), eating…

    Dates

    From:
    18 Sept 2020to4 Oct 2020
    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.

    Dates

    From:
    14 Nov 2020
    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…

    Dates

    From:
    28 Nov 2020
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    27 Nov 2021
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    26 Nov 2022
    Arts and Craft Market

    Arts and Craft Market

    Torquay

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

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