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Would you like to find out more about the garden and see the best plants in flower' Why not join a member of the garden team for a free walk or 15 minute talk' Every day at 2pm there is
Coleton Fishacre, Brownstone Road, Kingswear,
Sat 8 Aug to Tue 6 Oct

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Calling all budding plant hunters to explore the garden to complete the Japanese flora trail. Youll need to keep a sharp eye out for the 8 plants that match the leaf shapes youve been sent to find.
Overbeck’s, Sharpitor, Salcombe,
Wed 12 Aug to Sat 10 Oct

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Why not join the garden team at Greenway for a free walk and talk through the glorious woodland garden.
Greenway, Greenway Road, Galmpton, near Brixham,
Thu 13 Aug to Sun 11 Oct

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2020 sees these tours in their 11th year and they are still proving to be very popular, even with the very early start of 6am.
Brixham Fish Market, The Quay, Brixham, Devon
Wed 26 Aug, Wed 2 Sep, and more dates until Wed 30 Sep, Wed 14 Oct

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Retrace the footsteps of Jane and Mary Parminter as they followed the sun around the estate. Complete the trail and claim your prize. £2 per trail.
A la Ronde - National Trust - Summer Lane, Exmouth
Sat 12 Sep to Sun 8 Nov

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Battery Military Open Day
Brixham Battery, Fishcome Hill, Brixham,
Sun 27 Sep, Sun 25 Oct

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Find out more about the history of the estate with a free guided tour. What was the estate like in 1796 and how woud the land have been used? Check the website or call on 01395 265514 for details.
A la Ronde - National Trust - Summer Lane, Exmouth
Thu 1 Oct to Sat 31 Oct

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Press your own apples, pick some to take home and even try a free sample of cider in the shop. Join in crafts and learn how to make a home for insects and bees.
A la Ronde - National Trust - Summer Lane, Exmouth
Sat 3 Oct and Sun 4 Oct

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Discover the amazing world of wild herbal medicine with Brigit-Anna NcNeill. Take an in-depth look at the wild herbs growing all around the breath-taking grounds of Sharpham Estate and their...
Sharpham Estate, Sharpham, Ashprington, Devon
Sat 3 Oct

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Apple Day will include a host of apple-themed activities for all the family, including storytelling, walks, arts and crafts and games.
Sharpham Estate, Sharpham, Ashprington, Devon
Sun 4 Oct

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Join ’Oh What A Nite!’ as we celebrate the timeless music of the 100 million album selling Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons..
Exmouth Pavilion, Esplanade, Exmouth
Sun 4 Oct

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Small cottage garden divided into separate areas by old stone walls and hedge banks. Front garden with mainly South African bulbs and plants.
Bickham Cottage, Exeter
Sun 4 Oct

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Created mostly since 1979, this 4 acre garden overlooking the Taw estuary has a benign microclimate which allows many rare and tender plants to grow and thrive, both in the open and in walled garden.
Upper Gorwell House, Barnstaple
Sun 4 Oct

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Would you like to find out more about the garden and see the best plants in flower' Why not join a member of the garden team for a free walk or 15 minute talk' Every day at 2pm there is
Coleton Fishacre, Brownstone Road, Kingswear,
Wed 7 Oct to Sun 1 Nov

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Re-live the sounds of the swinging sixties, as Britain’s No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties, with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era.
Exmouth Pavilion, Esplanade, Exmouth
Thu 8 Oct

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Re-live the sounds of the swinging sixties, as Britain’s No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties, with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era.
Exmouth Pavilion, Esplanade, Exmouth
Thu 8 Oct

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Whilst Take That celebrate 30 years as the UK’s number one boy band, The Take That Experience mark over a decade together as the ultimate tribute act with their best show yet!
Babbacombe Theatre , Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay
Fri 9 Oct

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Calling all budding plant hunters to explore the garden to complete the Japanese flora trail. Youll need to keep a sharp eye out for the 8 plants that match the leaf shapes youve been sent to find.
Overbeck’s, Sharpitor, Salcombe,
Sun 11 Oct to Sun 1 Nov

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Spend a day in the breathtaking grounds of Sharpham Estate with Brigit-Anna McNeill, learning to identify, with all your senses and safely pick edible wild plants.
Sharpham Estate, Sharpham, Ashprington, Devon
Sun 11 Oct

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Why not join the garden team at Greenway for a free walk and talk through the glorious woodland garden.
Greenway, Greenway Road, Galmpton, near Brixham,
Mon 12 Oct to Sun 1 Nov

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40 years since Aled was a choirboy at Bangor Cathedral, he brings his special concert of music and stories to cathedrals throughout the UK As one of the classical world’s vocal powerhouses, Aled
Exeter Cathedral, 1 The Cloisters, Exeter
Tue 13 Oct

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Immerse yourself in an enchanting evening featuring the musical brilliance of Richard and Karen Carpenter.
Exmouth Pavilion, Esplanade, Exmouth
Sat 17 Oct

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5 acre plantsman’s garden approached across private ford. Many interesting and unusual trees and shrubs.
Regency House, Hemyock
Sun 18 Oct

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Spend time with Jon Howell, learning how to improve your immune system and gut health with the power of probiotic-rich fermented foods.
Sharpham Estate, Sharpham, Ashprington, Devon
Sat 24 Oct

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Join us travelling at a relaxing pace as we sail along Exeter Canal, sit back and soak up the scenery, watch the locks come to life, the swing bridge majestically open, before enjoying the seaside
Stuart Line Cruises, Exmouth Marina, Emxouth
Sun 25 Oct

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