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More details - Branscombe - Beach Fun Sundays
We’ll be there most Sundays and Bank Holidays too, to welcome you for seaside fun all through the summer months. From rockpooling, mini raft building and wild art, there are plenty of ’50 Things’ activities to look forward to on Branscombe beach with our friendly Beach Welcomers. Booking Not Needed.
Branscombe
Sun 24 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Sun 8 Jul

More details - Fowey Estuary - Gribbin Daymark open days
The Gribbin Daymark will be open to the public giving spectacular views of St Austell Bay to the west and the Fowey estuary to the east. Walk out to the Gribbin Headland, take a picnic or stop off at Polridmouth Beach perhaps. Our volunteers will have the Daymark open so you can climb up the steps to the top.
Fowey Estuary
Sun 1 Jul, Sun 8 Jul

More details - Woolacombe - Rockpool Rambles
Can you tell your seahares from your starfish' Join our Beach Rangers to explore the wonderful rockpools of Combesgate Beach, near Woolacombe. The rockpools of Combesgate are teeming with life - fish, crabs, sea snails, star fish and anemones. Join our Beach Rangers to seek them out and learn about their lives.
Woolacombe
Sun 1 Jul, Tue 10 Jul to Sat 14 Jul, Tue 24 Jul to Fri 27 Jul, Wed 8 Aug to Sat 11 Aug, Wed 22 Aug to Sat 25 Aug, Tue 28 Aug

More details - Woolacombe - Rockpool Rambles (in partnership with the AONB)
Can you tell your seahares from your starfish' Join our Beach Rangers to explore the wonderful rockpools of Combesgate Beach, near Woolacombe. The rock pools of Combesgate are teeming with life - fish, crabs, sea snails, star fish and anemones. Join our Beach Rangers to seek them out and learn about their lives.
Woolacombe
Sun 1 Jul, Tue 10 Jul, Wed 25 Jul, Thu 9 Aug, Fri 24 Aug

More details - Woolacombe - Express Beach Clean
Join our beach rangers for an express beach clean on Woolacombe beach, every Sunday morning throughout July and August. Join our Beach Rangers for a Sunday morning breath of fresh air and help do your bit to keep our beach looking lovely this summer.
Woolacombe
Sun 1 Jul, Sun 8 Jul, Sun 15 Jul, Sun 22 Jul, Sun 29 Jul, Sun 5 Aug, Sun 12 Aug, Sun 19 Aug, Sun 26 Aug

More details - Woolacombe - Walk with a Ranger
Join a Ranger for a gentle stroll around the Woolacombe sand dunes and learn more about its intriguing history and wildlife. From golf clubs to army tanks, orchids to whitethroat warblers, there’s much more to Woolacombe than meets the eye.
Woolacombe
Tue 3 Jul, Thu 5 Jul, Tue 10 Jul, Thu 19 Jul, Tue 24 Jul, Tue 31 Jul, Thu 2 Aug, Tue 7 Aug, Thu 9 Aug, Tue 14 Aug, Thu 16 Aug, Tue 21 Aug, Thu 23 Aug, Tue 28 Aug, Thu 30 Aug

More details - Branscombe - Himalayan Balsam bashing
Put your wellies on for a day in Branscombe valley, helping the rangers give nature a hand by pulling the balsam from our waterways.
Branscombe
Thu 5 Jul

More details - Miracle Theatre's The Cherry Orchard
This summer, Miracle unpacks Chekhov’s bittersweet comedy about a once-wealthy family, whose idleness and extravagance have brought them to the brink of bankruptcy. Obstinate and self-absorbed, they are deaf to the rumblings of change which surrounds them, and unable to accept help when they need it.
Hearn Field
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Branscombe - Beach Fun Sundays
We’ll be there most Sundays and Bank Holidays too, to welcome you for seaside fun all through the summer months. From rockpooling, mini raft building and wild art, there are plenty of ’50 Things’ activities to look forward to on Branscombe beach with our friendly Beach Welcomers. Booking Not Needed.
Branscombe
Sun 15 Jul, Sun 22 Jul, Sun 29 Jul, Sun 5 Aug, Sun 12 Aug, Sun 19 Aug, Sun 26 Aug, Mon 27 Aug

More details - Fowey Estuary - Gribbin Daymark open days
The Gribbin Daymark will be open to the public giving spectacular views of St Austell Bay to the west and the Fowey estuary to the east. Walk out to the Gribbin Headland, take a picnic or stop off at Polridmouth Beach perhaps. Our volunteers will have the Daymark open so you can climb up the steps to the top.
Fowey Estuary
Sun 15 Jul, Sun 22 Jul, Sun 29 Jul, Sun 5 Aug, Sun 12 Aug, Sun 19 Aug, Sun 26 Aug

More details - The Priory - Open Garden for NGS
The Priory is a Grade II* listed building, originally a manor house extended in Victorian times as a home for an Augustinian order of nuns, now a retirement complex of 43 apartments and cottages.
The Priory, Newton Abbot
Sat 30 Jun and Sun 1 Jul

Glas-Denbury Festival ’18 More details - Glas-Denbury Festival '18
Devon;s most anticipated family friendly festival held in a beautiful setting championing all things South West; 5 music stages; The Emporium,Vaudeville, Acoustic Garden, Disco and BBC Introducing stages host the best of the South West music scene,whilst also bringing in artists from further afield.
Fairfield Farm, Denbury
Fri 6 Jul to Sun 8 Jul
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More details - ABF The Soldiers' Charity Golf Day
ABF The Soldiers’ Charity will be holding its annual Golf Day at Dainton Park Golf Club on Wednesday 20 June 2018. Individuals or teams are invited to take part. There will be two Stableford competitions: Men’s Team of Three and Ladies’ Team of Three each over 18 holes off full handicap.
Dainton Park Golf Club, Ipplepen, Newton Abbot
Wed 20 Jun

More details - Feather and Faerie Fun Day
Fun Day for all at The Devon Bird of Prey Centre in conjunction with the amazing Pocketwatch Theatre Company.
The Devon Bird of Prey Centre, Fermoys Garden Centre, Ipplepen Newton Abbot
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Am Brook Meadow - Open Garden for NGS
Country garden developed over past 10 years to encourage wildlife. Beautiful perennial native wildflower meadows, large ponds with ducks and swans, streams and wild areas covering 10 acres are accessible by gravel and grass pathways.
Am Brook Meadow, Newton Abbot
Sat 7 Jul and Sun 8 Jul

Shaldon Festival:  VOCES8 More details - Shaldon Festival:  VOCES8
Taking time out from their busy international touring schedule VOCES8 make a welcome return to open the 2018 Shaldon Festival.
St Peter’s Church, Bridge Road, Shaldon
Thu 21 Jun
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More details - Shaldon Festival:  Chetham's School of Music Showcase Concert
This concert provides a showcase for gifted young musicians who are aspiring to become tomorrow’s professionals.
St Peter’s Church, Bridge Road, Shaldon
Fri 22 Jun

More details - Shaldon Festival Choir Concert
This evening’s informal performance of Rossini: Petite Messe Solennelle will be the culmination of a choral workshop day directed by Stephen Threlfall, Director of Music at Chetham’s School, Manchester.
St Peter’s Church, Bridge Road, Shaldon
Sat 23 Jun

Shaldon Festival:  Fibonacci Sequence Chamber Ensemble More details - Shaldon Festival:  Fibonacci Sequence Chamber Ensemble
"...no praise can be too high for the Fibonacci Sequence’s polished and dashingly committed performances..." Making their debut at the Shaldon Festival, the Fibonacci Sequence is considered to be one of the UK’s most distinguished chamber ensembles garnering impressive reviews.
St Peter’s Church, Bridge Road, Shaldon
Sun 24 Jun
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More details - Dunley House - Open Garden for NGS
9 acre garden set among mature oaks, sequoiadendrons and a huge liquidambar started from a wilderness in the mid eighties. Rhododendrons, camellias and over 40 different magnolias. Arboretum, walled garden with borders and fruit and vegetables, rose garden and new enclosed garden with lily pond.
Dunley House, Newton Abbot
Sat 7 Jul and Sun 8 Jul

More details - BLue Cross Birthday Paw-ty and Open Day
Join Blue Cross Torbay for our 30th Anniversary Birthday Paw-ty!! Fun for all the family including our Grand Birthday Raffle, Wheelbarrow of booze, tombolas, lots of refreshments & soooo much more
Torbay BLue Cross Ashley Priors Lane TORQUAY
Sat 30 Jun

More details - RNLI Coffee Morning
RNLI Sale & Coffee Morning Homemade cakes Collectables and Jewellery, Bric-a-brac, A wide selection of quality paperback books and plenty of gifts from the RNLI souvenir stall.
TAAG Arts & Community Centre, Northumberland Place Teignmouth
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Teignmouth Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
A new garden joins the popular Teignmouth Gardens group in 2018. 9 The Rowdens uses its hillside setting to provide shelter for its mature fruit trees, pond, generous flower borders and a productive greenhouse.
Teignmouth Gardens, Teignmouth
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - RNLI Lifeboat  stalls at Charity Day on the Den
Collectables and Jewellery, Bric-a-brac, A wide selection of quality paperback books and plenty of gifts from the RNLI souvenir stall. Donkey rides and Bouncy Castles
The Den Teignmouth
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Bovey Tracey Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Bovey Tracey is a pretty cob and granite built town nestling in Dartmoor foothills. Ashwell: steeply sloping 1840s walled garden, vineyard, mixed borders, soft fruit, vegetables, orchard, wild flowers. Bridge Cottage: structured but quirky garden on historic pottery site; varied planting.
Bovey Tracey Gardens, Bovey Tracey
Sat 14 Jul and Sun 15 Jul

More details - Starshine
Illuminate your day with - Starshine. Featuring an array of talented performers who share one common purpose to ‘Entertain you’, the all new show for 2018, Starshine, promises an abundance of side - splitting comedy, powerful vocalists delivering dynamic songs and elegant dancers who are endlessly energetic.
Babbacombe Theatre , Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay
Tue 19 Jun, Wed 20 Jun, Tue 26 Jun, Wed 27 Jun, Tue 3 Jul, Wed 4 Jul, Tue 10 Jul, Wed 11 Jul, Tue 17 Jul, Wed 18 Jul, Tue 24 Jul, Wed 25 Jul, Tue 31 Jul, Wed 1 Aug, Tue 7 Aug, Wed 8 Aug, Tue 14 Aug, Wed 15 Aug

More details - West End At The Movies
If you are passionate about music, love the magic of watching an epic musical on the big screen and enjoy the wonder of theatre, then the all new show, produced and directed by Colin Matthews, West End at the Movies, will be something you will not want to miss.
Babbacombe Theatre , Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay
Thu 21 Jun, Thu 28 Jun

More details - Dire Straits:UK
Dire Straits:UK is a brand new UK based tribute band to Mark Knopfler’s legendary Dire Straits. The band has that launched in 1977 has spawned some of the greatest loved songs of all time including Sultans of Swing, Walk of Life, the iconic Money for Nothing and the spine tingling Romeo and Juliet.
Babbacombe Theatre , Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay
Fri 29 Jun

More details - West End At The Movies
If you are passionate about music, love the magic of watching an epic musical on the big screen and enjoy the wonder of theatre, then the all new show, produced and directed by Colin Matthews, West End at the Movies, will be something you will not want to miss.
Babbacombe Theatre , Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay
Thu 5 Jul, Thu 12 Jul, Thu 19 Jul, Thu 26 Jul, Thu 2 Aug, Thu 9 Aug, Thu 16 Aug, Thu 23 Aug, Thu 30 Aug

More details - Family Friendly Brick Built Lego Models Exhibition Family Fun Day
To celebrate Torquay Museum’s LEGO® models summer blockbuster exhibition, which runs until 8th September, there will be a special action-packed family-friendly day - usual Museum admission fees apply, pay once and get in free for a year.
529 Babbacombe Rd, Torquay
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Ghost Hunt Sleepover @ Torquay Museum
This is a rare opportunity to experience a Ghost Hunt Sleepover at Torquay Museum. Only a few ghost hunting groups have previously slept over at the Museum, bedding down in the gallery next to its human mummy.
529 Babbacombe Rd, Torquay
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Murder Mystery @ Torquay Museum -  The Curse Of Amenhotep
orquay Museum is the unique setting for an exciting and unusual fully interactive Ancient Egyptian Murder Mystery evening. A priceless Egyptian artefact has been stolen - the Stone of Amenhotep. A murder has been committed. Is this the infamous Curse of Amenhotep or is it a robbery gone wrong?
529 Babbacombe Rd, Torquay
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Print Night At Torquay Museum
Join the Squircle Arts team for a night of printmaking at Torquay Museum. Take inspiration from the Museum’s galleries and collections. Learn various printing methods. Create beautiful prints that you can take home with you. Thursday 17th May: Birds, Bugs and Beasts - Lino Cuts.
529 Babbacombe Rd, Torquay
Thu 12 Jul

More details - Exclusive Summer Skincare Evening with ishga and BE You Spa
Enjoy a wonderful night of pampering and tranquility at Beyond Escapes Devon’s exclusive Summer Skincare Evening. Set in the stunning Totnes countryside, the event will include beauty advice and demonstrations from the BE You Spa team and organic skincare specialist ishga.
Beyond Escapes Devon Blagdon Road, Higher Blagdon, Totnes
Tue 19 Jun

More details - Glyndebourne: Madama Butterfly – Live [12A]
Live screening. Sung in Italian with English subtitles. ‘Madama Butterfly’ is a classic love story that never fails to move, a tragic romance that sweeps you along in the intensity of its action.
Barn Cinema, The Dartington Hall Estate
Thu 21 Jun

More details - Crafted: Make a Leather Bag in a Day
Join Esther Keen from Leather Needle Thread in Bristol to make a leather bag in a day. There is a choice of bucket bag or tote bag and a wide choice of beautiful coloured vegetable tanned full grain leather, as well as metallic leather.
Chicken Shed Studios, Schumacher College, Dartington Hall, Totnes
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Evening of Mediumship with T J Higgs
Celebrity International Medium T J Higgs will be in Dawlish Friday 6th July. T J is known for TV show private psychic eyes and working with Colin Fry and Tony Stockwell. Ticketed event £15 Tickets need to be purchased by Friday 15rh June.
Guiding Light The Manor House, Old Town Street, Dawlish.
Fri 6 Jul

More details - South West Beard & Moustache Competition @ The Lucky 7 Club!
The South West Beard Club is proud to present... South West Beard & Moustache Competition. Raising money for Armour to Barber. Armour to Barber helps ex-service personnel to gain vital work experience in approved barber shops all over the UK.
Dendy Road, Paignton
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Spider Phobia Event
Do you have a spider phobia? Does the very thought of them fill you with dread? Then it’s time you joined our Spider Phobia Event where we can help you to overcome your fears. Spiders in the UK are harmless and are incredibly important to our ecosystem, however, millions of people are terrified of them.
Paignton Zoo Environmental Park, Totnes Road
Tue 26 Jun

More details - Buckfast Abbey Storytelling Festival
Exciting free Festival for families with some amazing storytellers, performers and puppeteers. Even the craziest Punch and Judy Show (Saturday only). Fun for all ages. Sunday will include relaxed performances for families with special needs.
Buckfast Abbey Buckfastleigh
Sat 7 Jul and Sun 8 Jul

More details - #NationalCreamTeaDay
Come and enjoy a cream tea on #NationalCreamTeaDay at Becky Falls Two Devon plain scones, served with local strawberry jam, clotted cream and a pot of tea for one. Or why not try a savory tea, two Devon cheese scones, served with West Country cheddar cheese, red onion marmalade and a pot of tea for one.
Becky Falls, Manaton, near Bovey Tracey, Newton Abbot
Fri 29 Jun

More details - Bickham House - Open Garden for NGS
7 acres with borders, mature trees and shrubs. Banks of snowdrops and small named collection at Bickham Cottage. Formal parterre with lily pond. Walled garden with colourful profusion of vegetables and flowers. Palm tree avenue leading to millennium summerhouse.
Bickham House, Exeter
Sat 23 Jun, Sun 8 Jul

More details - Let's Rock Exeter! Pre-Pitched Accommodation
Let's Rock Exeter! Pre-Pitched Accommodation DOES NOT INCLUDE FESTIVAL ENTRY - PLEASE PURCHASE THESE SEPARATELY: Tickets avaiable.
Powderham Castle, Exeter
Sat 30 Jun

More details - The Church House - Watercolours of Dartmoor
Original watercolours by Patricia Tout - great colours and depth of picture. Booking Not Needed.
The Church House, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Newton Abbot,
Today to Sat 30 Jun

More details - The Church House - Moorland portraits
A series of pastel drawings and pictures of ponies in their natural habitat by Giles Barton. Booking Not Needed.
The Church House, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Newton Abbot,
Sun 1 Jul to Tue 31 Jul

More details - Southcombe Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Village famous for its fair, Uncle Tom Cobley and its C14 church - the Cathedral of the Moor. Featured in RHS The Garden. Southcombe Barn: 4 acres, trees and drifts of flowers, abundantly wild and intensely colourful. Beautiful all yr-round and busy with wildlife but this is its zenith 6 weeks of breathtaking glory.
Southcombe Gardens, Widecombe-in-the-Moor
Sun 24 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

More details - Fish and Fizz Evening Cruise!
A glass of fizz and some delicious locally sourced fish and chips on this fabulous sunset cruise! Come and set sail with us at 7pm on Friday 29 June and anjoy a glass of bubbles and some super tasty local fish and chips!
Stuart Line Cruises, Exmouth
Fri 29 Jun

More details - Countess Wear Evening Cruise
Come and join us on one of the few times every year where the full length of the River Exe can be sailed on our Countess Wear Evening Cruise!
Stuart Line Cruises, Exmouth
Fri 13 Jul

More details - Brixham Fish Market Tours
Now in it’s 9th year, Brixham Fish Market Tours are still proving to be very popular, even with the very early start of 6am. A chance to see behind the scenes and the hustle and bustle of the world famous Brixham Fish Market, culminating in a delicious fish breakfast at Rockfish.
Brixham Fish Market, The Quay, Brixham
Wed 27 Jun, Wed 11 Jul, Wed 18 Jul, Wed 25 Jul, Wed 1 Aug, Wed 8 Aug

More details - Greatcombe - Open Garden for NGS
Charming, tranquil garden nestled in the southern slopes of Dartmoor, intersected by a babbling stream and featuring bright colours and textual foliage.
Greatcombe, Newton Abbot
Sat 23 Jun, Sun 24 Jun

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