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More details - Buckland Abbey - The World Encompassed Family Trail
Discover quirky facts about Drake’s famous voyage. Collect your passport to the past from visitor welcome to help you follow Drake’s route and become a Tudor explorer. Booking Not Needed. Perfect for families.
Buckland Abbey, Yelverton,
Today and Sat 22 Sep

More details - Buckland Abbey - The World Encompassed exhibition
An artistic celebration of Drake’s famous circumnavigation of the world. An exhibition in partnership with Devon Art Pop who will interpret the story of Drake’s voyage through a variety of artistic pieces. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Buckland Abbey, Yelverton,
Today to Sat 29 Sep

More details - Overbeck's - A day in the life of a First World War convalescent hospital
Get a feel for how it would have been for the nurses and soldiers at Overbeck’s during its time as a Voluntary Aid Hospital for the Red Cross Society. You will be able to view the original autograph book signed by some of the soldiers and sign a replica. Booking Not Needed.
Overbeck’s, Sharpitor, Salcombe,
Today to Sun 30 Sep

Bucks Mills Gallery - pretty little poetry & art gallery in the woods More details - Bucks Mills Gallery - pretty little poetry & art gallery in the woods
Beautiful Nature Poetry Prints, Posters & Books by Award-winning Romantic Nature Poet: Merlynda Robinson - - and - Drawings, Prints, Posters by Award-winning Illustrator: Kitty Pigfish - Visitors welcome every Monday & Friday.
The Bucks Mills Gallery, St Annes Cottage, Bucks Mills, Bideford
Today, Mon 24 Sep, Fri 28 Sep, Mon 1 Oct, Fri 5 Oct, Mon 8 Oct
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More details - Saltram - Celebrating 250 years of the Royal Acadamy of Arts
Join us as we celebrate 250 years of the Royal Academy of Arts which was partly founded by Joshua Reynolds and Angelica Kauffman, who’s artwork is part of the Parkers fabulous collection at Saltram.
Saltram, Plympton, Plymouth
Today to Sun 30 Sep

Dartmoor (East) Treasure Hunt & History Trail More details - Dartmoor (East) Treasure Hunt & History Trail
The 2018 Dartmoor East Trail from is an extended Treasure Hunt that includes snippets of local historical and cultural information – it will be of interest to visitors and locals alike.
Bovey Tracey Start Station Road Car Park Bovey Tracey
Today to Fri 5 Oct
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More details - Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum - Treemendous tree trail
Pick up a trail booklet from reception and start exploring the grounds at Arlington Court to find for some of our terrific trees. Have a go at bark rubbing and see if you can identify all of the trees to claim to your prize! 1 per trail. Normal admission. Booking Not Needed.
Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum, Arlington, near Barnstaple
Today to Tue 25 Sep

More details - Nostalgic Cinema: Gigi (U)
1958 Musical Comedy. Gaston (Louis Jourdan) is a restless Parisian playboy who moves from one mistress to another, while also spending time with Gigi (Leslie Caron), a precocious younger friend learning the ways of high society.
The Beehive, Dowell St, Honiton

More details - Abbfest
Abbfest Annual Beer, Food and Music Festival. Over 200 beers & Ciders. Cookery demonstrations. Live music. Craft & Food tent. Family Fun. In aid of local charities and organisations.
Fermoys Garden Centre, Totnes Road, Ipplepen
Today, Sun 23 Sep

More details - Style in Exeter
Shoppers across Exeter will be treated to a week of fabulous fashion and instore events as Style in Exeter returns for its third year from Tuesday 18th until Sunday 23th September.
Princesshay Square, 9 Catherine Street, Exeter
Today to Sun 23 Sep

More details - The Opera Boys
After the huge success of the 2017 tour, Opera Boys are returning to Babbacombe for their all new 2018 tour. Leading men from London’s West End combine in a powerhouse of vocal harmony to deliver a stunning blend of music ranging from opera to Pop and everything in-between.
Babbacombe Theatre, Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay

More details - Bobby Socks and Blue Jeans
Bobby Socks and Blue Jeans is a sensational and exciting Live Music production featuring over 40 Smash Hits of the fabulous ’50s & ’60s.
The Beehive, Dowell St, Honiton

More details - Where is Mrs Christie?
Agatha Christie was one of the greatest thriller writers of all time and certainly the most prolific. In 1926, she was at the centre of a mystery as perplexing as any of her fiction, a series of events which sparked one of the biggest and most extensive police hunts in history.
Pavilions Teignmouth, Den Crescent, Teignmouth

More details - The Dresser
Exeter Little Theatre Company Backstage at a theatre in the English provinces during WWII, Sir, the last of the great, but dying, breed of English actor-managers, is in a very bad way tonight as his dresser tries valiantly to prepare him to go on stage as King Lear.
Barnfield Theatre Barnfield Road
Today and Sat 22 Sep

More details - Dartmoor Autumn Foraging Courses
Dartmoor is one of the most beautiful places in the UK, with plenty of wild food and clean growing environments for the freshest tasting plants we find anywhere. The course starts at The Cleave Inn in Lustleigh at 12pm with a short introduction to foraging. Then we’ll set off for a 2.5 hour approx.
The Cleave, Lustleigh
Today, Sat 22 Sep, Fri 26 Oct

More details - Outdoor meditation
Learn to meditate outdoors Join local instructor, Katherine Bolton in the peaceful wildlife garden at Seaton Wetlands for a morning of mindfulness and meditation. Learn basic meditation skills and take home some quick-fix tips for handling stressful or busy times.
Seaton Wetlands, Colyford to Seaton Road, Seaton
Sat 22 Sep

More details - 'Comic To Canvas' Art Exhibition by Ben Jeffery
Public Show Dates Saturday 22nd September - Sunday 7th October Live Studio Ben will be staging a Live Studio in the gallery on Saturday 22nd September at 11.30 am - 1.00 pm and 2.30pm - Ben’s capabilities know no bounds. Layering paint, his work simply evolves.
Host Galleries, 12 Whimple Street, Plymouth
Sat 22 Sep to Sun 7 Oct

More details - Drawn to the Valley Artists of the Tamar Valley - Annual Open Studios Event
Open Studios Event celebrates local art. An essential part of the Tamar Valley creative calendar will be held from Saturday 22nd September to Sunday 30th September 2018 across the Tamar Valley region.
Various locations throughout the Tamar Valley Region of Devon and Cornwall refer to the brochure.
Sat 22 Sep to Sun 30 Sep

More details - Persuasion : A Musical Drama
This popular production has toured the UK and North America and features music from Jane Austen’s manuscripts, fully staged with chamber orchestra, beautiful Regency costumes, projected scenery, and world-champion Irish dancers!
Palace Theatre Palace Avenue Paignton
Sat 22 Sep

More details - Cystic Fibrosis Jumble Sale
Jumble Sale; At 2pm; Saturday 22nd September 2018; At Membury Village Hall; EX13 7AF; In Aid of Cystic Fibrosis; Jumble Wanted. Tel: 01404881640/641 (Felicity and Jill).
Membury Village Hall, Membury, Axminster, Devon
Sat 22 Sep

More details - Rustle
Live Children’s Theatre on Stage Set-up camp and watch in wonder as we follow the story of four adventurous children on an expedition into the forest as they try to survive alone in the great outdoors.
Pavilions Teignmouth, Den Crescent, Teignmouth
Sat 22 Sep

More details - Ghost Hunt Night
Fancy a spine-chilling ghost hunting night in a spooky, atmospheric Victorian museum? Well if you’re fascinated by ghosts and the paranormal, and have ever wondered if there really is something “on the other side”, then now is your chance to join the Ghosts and Paranormal Seekers team on a blood-chilling paranormal...
529 Babbacombe Rd, Torquay
Sat 22 Sep

More details - Bee Celebration
Join Princesshay on Saturday 22nd September from 10am – 4pm for a series of free, bee-themed arts events in collaboration with Honeyscribe celebrating the Princesshay City Bee Project & honey harvest in Bampfylde Lane, Princesshay.
Sat 22 Sep

More details - Blackdown Hills Repair Cafe
Please join us at our fourth Repair Cafe where a full team of volunteer specialist repairers will be waiting to try and mend the items you bring in which might include small domestic electrical appliances, clothing and textiles, bikes, computers, small items of furniture, ceramics and garden tools.
Hemyock Parish Hall
Sat 22 Sep

More details - North Devon Open Studios Art Trek 2018
Louise Thompson, a local printmaker and painter, is taking part in the 2018 North Devon Open Studios Art Trek and will be at venue 39 - The Old Schoolroom Gallery, Lee, near Ilfracombe - where she will be displaying some of her work including lino prints, collographs and monoprints.
The Old Schoolroom Gallery, Lee, near Ilfracombe
Sat 22 Sep, Sun 23 Sep, Sat 29 Sep, Sun 30 Sep

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