What's On In and Around Torrington

Today to Wed 2 Nov, by distance closest first.

October Half Term: Deadliest Plants and Bugs

There are heroes and villains in the world of plants and bugs, together let's discover how those deadly flora and fauna may be misunderstood.
RHS Garden Rosemoor, Torrington EX38 8PH Details >
Sat 22 Oct to Sun 30 Oct

STARE! - If You DARE! - Hilarious Comedy Gothic Ventriloquist Show!

STARE! - If You DARE! - Hilarious Comedy Gothic Ventriloquist Show! 'MADAME MERLYNDA & HER GOTHIC DOLLS! - PROUDLY PRESENT - 'STARE! - IF YOU DARE!' - A Hilariously Darkly Comic Gothic-Themed Ventriloquist Show For Adults Only!
St Anne’s Cottage, Bucks Mills, Bideford - (near St Anne’s Church) EX39 5DY Details >
Thu 6 Oct, Thu 13 Oct, and more dates until Thu 17 Nov

Disco Inferno

For all those who dreamed of going to New York’s Studio 54, Disco Inferno is COMING SOON to Queen's Theatre Barnstaple and is the spectacular all singing, all dancing celebration of everything
QUEEN’S THEATRE, 100 BOUTPORT STREET, BARNSTAPLE EX31 1SY Details >
Sat 22 Oct

The Cornwall Watercolour Society Autumn Show

A small group of members from The Society will show a range of lovely work in this Autumn Show, from local scenes to seascapes full of mood and dash.
The Studio Space, Bude Castle, The Wharf, Bude EX23 8LG Details >
Fri 28 Oct to Thu 17 Nov

Stone Lane Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

Outstanding and unusual 5 acre arboretum and water garden on edge of Dartmoor National Park. Beautiful National Collection of Betula species with lovely colourful peeling bark, from dark brown, reds,...
Stone Lane Gardens, Chagford TQ13 8JU Details >
Sat 8 Oct, Sat 15 Oct

Mark Thomspon: Spectacular Science

A regular at Edinburgh Fringe, Mark Thompson is going on a national tour this autumn You think science is boring, think again; this is science like you have never seen it before.
Launceston Town Hall, Launceston (Cornwall) PL15 7AR Details >
Wed 26 Oct

An Evening with Simon Weston CBE at Exeter Northcott Theatre

When the RFA Sir Galahad was destroyed in the Bluff Cove Air Attack during the Falklands War in 1982, on board was Simon Weston.
Exeter Northcott Theatre Box Office Stocker Road Exeter EX4 4QB Details >
Tue 18 Oct

Mark Thomspon: Spectacular Science

A regular at Edinburgh Fringe, Mark Thompson is going on a national tour this autumn You think science is boring, think again; this is science like you have never seen it before.
The Corn Exchange, Exeter EX1 1BW Details >
Thu 27 Oct

FREE taster session with the Exeter Rock Choir

Are you looking to join a choir? The Exeter Rock Choir is led by Devon based musician and teacher Vikki Hewitt.
St Peter’s Church of England High School, Quarry Lane, Exeter EX2 5AP Details >
Tue 11 Oct, Tue 18 Oct, Tue 1 Nov, Tue 8 Nov, Tue 15 Nov

FREE taster session with the Plymouth Rock Choir

If you have ever thought 'I want to join a choir near me in Plymouth?' then why not join your local Rock Choir. The Plymouth Rock Choir is led by local singing teacher Richard Toomer.
The Woolwell Centre, Darklake Lane, Woolwell, Plymouth PL6 7TR Details >
Tue 11 Oct, Tue 18 Oct, Tue 1 Nov, Tue 8 Nov, Tue 15 Nov

Sacred Somerset Churches Tour Break

The Yarn Market Hotel in Dunster, based within Exmoor National Park, hosts a 2 night 3 day break on a full board basis, including Sunday lunch, to visit the wonderful churches of West Somerset and
The Yarn Market Hotel, High Street, Dunster TA24 6SF Details >
Fri 14 Oct to Sun 16 Oct

Mark Thomspon: Spectacular Science

A regular at Edinburgh Fringe, Mark Thompson is going on a national tour this autumn You think science is boring, think again; this is science like you have never seen it before.
The Quad Theatre, Plymouth (Devon) PL6 8BH Details >
Thu 27 Oct

Exmoor Stargazing Weekend

The Yarn Market Hotel in Dunster, based within Exmoor National Park, Europe’s first designated Dark Skies Reserve, is hosting an Autumn Stargazing weekend.
Yarn Market Hotel, High Street, Dunster TA24 6SF Details >
Fri 28 Oct to Sun 30 Oct

Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance

With a connection to the Services for all of its 99 year history, and with veterans among its numbers today, Polperro Fishermen's Choir is honoured to be singing at the Festival of Remembrance,
Liskeard Public Hall, West Street, Liskeard PL14 6BW Details >
Fri 28 Oct

Rock for Heroes

Rock For Heroes – The No 1 UK Touring Rock Show is back baby! The boys and girls are back in town celebrating the greatest heroes of Rock in this sublime musical spectacle!
Carnglaze Caverns, St Neots, Liskeard Cornwall PL14 6HQ Details >
Sat 15 Oct

Join our choir in Newton Abbot for a FREE taster session

If you have ever thought 'I want to join a choir near me in Newton Abbot?' then why not join your local Rock Choir.
Methodist Avenue Church, The Avenue, Newton Abbot TQ12 2BY Details >
Today, Wed 12 Oct, and more dates until Wed 16 Nov

Join our choir in Saltash for a FREE taster session

Ever wondered if there is a 'local ladies choir near me or nearby'? The Saltash Rock Choir is led by Cornwall based musician and teacher Marcus Alleyne.
Saltash Baptist Church, Culver Road, Saltash PL12 4DR Details >
Tue 11 Oct, Tue 18 Oct, Tue 1 Nov, Tue 8 Nov, Tue 15 Nov

Poppy Run Plymouth 2022

Walk or run 5k for the Poppy Appeal Take on the 5k your way and wear your free t-shirt with pride. Join for a moment of reflection before you run, walk or jog.
Central Park, Plymouth PL2 3DG Details >
Sat 29 Oct

Music and Film Series- The Pianist

The Pianist is based on the autobiography of Polish pianist Wladyslaw Szpilman, who was playing Chopin’s Nocturne in C-sharp minor live on the air in a Warsaw radio station when the first German
Jill Craigie Cinema, Roland Levinsky Building, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, PL4 8AA Details >
Mon 10 Oct

Poetry Reading b David Herd and Peter Gizzi

David Herd is Professor of Modern Literature at the University of Kent and a co-organiser of the project Refugee Tales. His new collection, Walk Song, weaves in and out of the Refugee Tales project.
The House (main stage), University of Plymouth, Plymouth, PL4 8AA Details >
Tue 11 Oct

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