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    Paignton Regatta Community Fun Week, Paignton, Devon

    Paignton Regatta Community Fun Week - CANCELLED FOR 2020, BACK IN 2021

    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

    CANCELLED - 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 - CANCELLED FOR 2020, BACK FOR 2021

    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
    From:
    20 Aug 2021to22 Aug 2021
    CANCELLED - Cowes Torquay Cowes Classic Offshore Powerboat Race

    CANCELLED - 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 - CANCELLED IN 2020, BACK IN 2021

    Torquay

    PLEASE NOTE: The 2020 Festival has been cancelled. The 2021 festival will take place on 11th-18th September 2021.

    Agatha Christie is Torquay's most well-known resident and the best selling author of all time. Every year Torquay celebrates the life…

    Venue

    Torre Abbey, Torquay

    Dates

    From:
    15 Sept 2020to19 Sept 2020
    From:
    11 Sept 2021to18 Sept 2021
    England's Seafood FEAST - CANCELLED FOR 2020, BACK IN 2021

    England's Seafood FEAST - CANCELLED FOR 2020, BACK IN 2021

    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
    Lanterns, Lights and ‘luminations, Brixham, Devon

    CANCELLED - 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
    From:
    27 Nov 2021
    From:
    26 Nov 2022
    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:
    1 May 2021to3 May 2021
    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:
    28 May 2021to31 May 2021
    Arts and Craft Market

    Arts and Craft Market

    Torquay

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

    Dates

    Torbay Airshow 2019 in flight in Paignton, Devon

    CANCELLED - 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

    Carousel at Paignton Festival, Paignton, Devon

    CANCELLED - 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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    Torbay Airshow 2019 in flight in Paignton, Devon

    CANCELLED - 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

    UNESCO Geopark Festival, Torquay, Paignton, Brixham, Devon

    CANCELLED - UNESCO Geopark Festival

    Torbay

    The annual English Riviera UNESCO Global Geopark Festival is our chance to show how all the Geopark partners work together to share the wonders of our Geopark through an inspiring programme of activities and events.

    Further details coming soon.…

    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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    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…

    Dates

    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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    BSO New Year Johann Strauss Gala, Princess Theatre, Torquay, Devon

    BSO New Year Johann Strauss Gala

    Torquay

    Celebrate the New Year with an uplifting selection of waltzes, marches, polkas and arias by the King of Waltz, Johann Straussand his contemporaries! The full symphonic forces of the BSO will be joined by outstanding soprano Rhian Lois to bring you…

    Venue

    Princess Theatre Torquay, Torquay

    Dates

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