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Treat yourself this winter with a great family show for all the family. Inspired by the Muppets, Danny Kaye and good old family movies, this romp through a classic, eccentric tale tells the story of an Emperor who loves clothes more than...
Theatre Royal Plymouth, Royal Parade, Plymouth, Devon PL1 2TR
Today to Sat 14 Jan

Brighten up dark winter nights with a stroll around the enchanted illuminated gardens and see the house magically decorated throughout with inspiration taken from some well-known fairy tales. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Saltram, Plympton, Plymouth, Devon PL7 1UH
Mon 28 Nov to Sat 24 Dec, Tue 27 Dec to Sun 1 Jan

Visit us at the Elan Spa at Bovey Castle between 5.00pm and 8.00pm to get into the festive spirit and purchase all your ESPA Christmas gifts
Bovey Castle, Dartmoor National Park, North Bovey, Devon TQ13 8RE
Today

Come in, warm by the open fireside and enjoy a festive afternoon tea with a glass of mulled wine
Buckland Tout-Saints, Kingsbridge, Devon TQ7 2DS
Today to Fri 23 Dec

Step back in time to experience an Elizabethan Christmas at home. See the kitchen getting ready for a festive feast, admire the greenery in the Great Hall and discover peace and tranquillity in the Chapel. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only...
Buckland Abbey, Yelverton, Devon PL20 6EY
Today to Fri 23 Dec

Pop into the Welcome Centre and pick up this years festive family trail around the house and garden. Booking Not Needed.
Saltram, Plympton, Plymouth, Devon PL7 1UH
Today to Sun 1 Jan

A day of tree planting with the Countryside team and volunteers Can you help us plant new trees? On Thursday 8 December the East Devon District Council Conservation volunteers will be planting trees in the stunning Roncombe Valley. Please...
Knapp Copse car park, Putts corner, Sidbury, Devon EX10 0QQ
Today

Living in the slum of Katwe in Kampala, Uganda, is a constant struggle for 10-year-old Phiona (Madina Nalwanga) and her family. Her world changes one day when she meets Robert Katende (David Oyelowo), a missionary who teaches children how to play...
Pavilions, Den Crescent, Teignmouth, Devon TQ14 8BG
Today

Chudleigh’s Christmas season kicks off with a Christmas Fayre in the Town Centre, organised by the Chudfest committee in partnership with Chudleigh Town Council. For updates and reminders, keep an eye on the Chudfest website and Facebook Page. We...
Chudleigh Town Centre Devon TQ13 0HL
Today

Mad Dog Mcrea blend a unique mixture of folk rock, pop, gypsy jazz, bluegrass and ‘shake your ass’ music. From self-penned songs of adventure, drinking, love and life, to traditional songs of gypsies, fairies, legless pirates and black flies – Mad...
The Factory, Petroc, Oakwood Close, Roundswell Business Park, Barnstaple, Devon EX31 3NJ
Today

Get into the Christmas spirit throughout December with our fabulous festive dining menu, complete with a glass of mulled wine.
Buckland Tout-Saints, Kingsbridge, Devon TQ7 2DS
Today to Fri 23 Dec

Following last year’s sell out production of ‘Exceptional Mysteries’, Iron Moon Arts return to the stage with ‘The Spirit Whistle’, a chilling ghost show for Christmas. Ghost puppetry, comedy, film and exceptional physical theatre skills will...
The Oak Room, St Peter Street, Tiverton, Devon EX16 6NU
Wed 7 Dec to Sat 10 Dec, Mon 12 Dec to Sat 17 Dec

Recapture the true spirit of Christmas by joining in with one of our Pennywell Farm Nativity Plays from 26th Nov – 24 Dec. You’ll join the cast for your nativity performance, then head to Henny Penny’s Café for festive refreshments before...
Pennywell Farm, Lower Dean, Buckfastliegh, Devon TQ11 0LT
Today to Sat 24 Dec

Get swept away by one of the most enchanting fairy tales of all time, as Wonder Productions brings to the Barnfield Theatre, the most loved pantomime of them all – Cinderella. This classic rags to riches story tells us of beautiful young girl who...
Barnfield Theatre, Barnfield Road, Devon EX1 1SN
Wed 7 Dec, Today, Sun 11 Dec

The Flint Street Nativity Written by Tim Firth (Calendar Girls, Kinky Boots) Directed by Penny Hill Mizzis Horrocks’ class of seven year olds is about to perform their nativity play at Flint Street Junior School for the proud mums and...
The Salterton Playhouse, Playhouse Lane, Budleigh Salterton, Devon EX9 6BS
Today to Sat 10 Dec

Exploring the exciting and diverse activities, studies and research pursued through Plymouth University’s music degree programme; staff, students and alumni present a showcase of performances across one week. Music Week Events The Folk Dimension 5...
Venue: Various locations, Plymouth University, Devon PL4 9AF
Today

CHOREOGRAPHER: Peter Wright, after Lev Ivanov COMPOSER: Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky The Royal Ballet’s glorious production of The Nutcracker, created by Peter Wright in 1984, is the production par excellence of an all-time ballet...
Barn Cinema, The Dartington Hall Estate, Devon TQ9 6EL
Today

Celebrate the Christmas season as local NAFAs groups fill the barn with festive joy with their seasonal interpretation of the carol, The First Nowell. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Buckland Abbey, Yelverton, Devon PL20 6EY
Thu 1 Dec to Fri 23 Dec, Tue 27 Dec to Mon 2 Jan

The Music Room comes alive with harpist Elizabeth-Jane Baldry. A delicious three-course dinner will be served in the award-winning Killerton Kitchen restaurant. Booking Essential. Phone: 01392 881345.
Killerton, Broadclyst, Exeter, Devon EX5 3LE
Today

Pennywell is now closed for the 2016 season and will open again on Sat 11th Feb 2017. But the good news is that Father Christmas has arrived at our Devon Farm Tourist Attraction! Come join in with one of our Nativity Plays from 26th Nov – 24 Dec...
TQ11 0LT
Today to Sat 24 Dec

7th - 22nd December 2016 Showcasing artwork & films made by artists & young people at Dartington Arts Lab is an artist-run studio offering multidisciplinary workshops, mentoring and opportunities for collaboration. Play, experimentation and a...
Studio 20, Space, The Dartington Hall Estate, Devon TQ9 6EN
Today to Thu 22 Dec

See sparkling displays in the mansion inspired by five dark fairy tales by the Brothers Grimm. What do you need to do' Simply book tickets for your chosen day and time then come along to Killerton and enjoy your festive day out. Normal...
Killerton, Broadclyst, Exeter, Devon EX5 3LE
Thu 24 Nov to Sat 24 Dec, Tue 27 Dec to Thu 5 Jan

For the first time ever, the Edwardian Quad at Hannahs is being transformed into a Winter Wonderland, with a skating rink and a giant 50 foot snowman (with a bouncy castle in his stomach). Our large synthetic rink is environmentally-friendly and...
Hannahs at Seale Hayne, Howton Road, Newton Abbot, Devon TQ12 6NQ
Today to Fri 23 Dec

Vibrant selling exhibition exploring the skill and innovation of craft makers across the South West region. Unique examples of textiles, jewellery, ceramics, glass and furniture will be on display with a range of prices to suit anyone looking for...
Thelma Hulbert Gallery, Elmfield House, Dowell Street, Honiton, Devon EX14 1LX
Today to Sat 24 Dec

Many of the graduates are working with the relationship between humanity, technology and image. These inter-relationships between the social, cultural and the landscapes of technological change, have fascinated artists, photographers and designers...
Peninsula Arts Gallery, Roland Levinksy Building, Plymouth University, Devon PL4 8AA
Sat 3 Dec, Mon 5 Dec to Sat 10 Dec, Mon 12 Dec to Sat 17 Dec

See sparkling displays in the mansion inspired by five dark fairy tales by the Brothers Grimm. What do you need to do' Simply book tickets for your chosen day and time then come along to Killerton and enjoy your festive day out. Normal...
Killerton, Broadclyst, Exeter, Devon EX5 3LE
Sat 19 Nov to Sat 24 Dec, Tue 27 Dec to Thu 5 Jan

Our annual Christmas selling exhibition ’MAKE’, showcases over 50 designer-makers from across the UK. With works in a variety of disciplines and with a range of prices to suit everyone, ’MAKE16’ is an excellent opportunity to...
Riverside Mill, Fore Street, Devon TQ13 9AF
Today to Mon 2 Jan

This is a community all inclusive event to raise awareness to help end violence and sexual harassment against women and girls on the street and in public spaces. Reclaim the Night has been going since the 1970’s and this year in Exeter we are...
St. Sidwell Centre Devon EX4 6NN
Today

This Christmas Coleton Fishacre’s garden is once again aglow with festive and dramatic lighting - bigger and better than ever before. Discover Coleton Fishacre in a new light, as the house, streams, beautiful trees and exotic features of the...
Coleton Fishacre, Brownstone Road, Kingswear, Devon TQ6 0EQ
Fri 2 Dec to Sun 4 Dec, Fri 9 Dec to Sun 11 Dec, Fri 16 Dec to Sun 18 Dec, Fri 23 Dec, Tue 27 Dec to Sat 31 Dec

Discover Knightshayes in a new light, as we illuminate the house and parts of the garden - bringing a bit of festive cheer to those long dark evenings. Explore the house and gardens after dark. See the house decorated for a traditional Victorian...
Knightshayes Court, Bolham, Tiverton, Devon EX16 7RQ
Fri 9 Dec to Sun 11 Dec, Fri 16 Dec to Sun 18 Dec

Have you ever wondered what Cinderella got for Christmas' Sit down and join Father Christmas in the stables as he shares magical stories of what some of his fairy tale friends got for Christmas. Includes a keepsake. Booking Essential. Phone:...
Saltram, Plympton, Plymouth, Devon PL7 1UH
Fri 9 Dec to Sun 11 Dec, Fri 16 Dec to Sat 24 Dec

No Christmas is complete without a visit to Knightshayes to see Father Christmas and do some craft with one of his elves in his busy workshop. See the house decorated for a traditional Victorian Christmas, write a letter to the North Pole, stretch...
Knightshayes Court, Bolham, Tiverton, Devon EX16 7RQ
Fri 9 Dec to Sun 11 Dec, Fri 16 Dec to Fri 23 Dec

Come and see the church filled with decorated and illuminated Christmas trees on a variety of themes ranging from traditional to amusing to imaginative, showing the skills and ingenuity of many village organisations and individuals. Proceeds raised...
Clyst St. Mary church, Church Lane, Clyst St Mary, Devon EX5 1BA
Fri 9 Dec to Sun 11 Dec

December line up: MC: Tom Glover Archie Maddocks: Archie is a naturally confident, cheerful stand-up comedian and writer, armed with a natural stage presence and a winning smile Suzy Bennett: A former winner of the prestigious Funny Women...
Pavilions, Den Crescent, Teignmouth, Devon TQ14 8BG
Fri 9 Dec

Exeter Comedy Grove Brings You The Very Best In Live Stand Up Comedy. Each of our shows showcase some of the best comedians that this country has to offer with TV names , circuit regulars and undiscovered talent. You may of seen some of the...
Barnfield Theatre, Barnfield Road, Devon EX1 1SN
Fri 9 Dec

Programme: Symphony No. 4 in A major, Op. 90 – Felix Mendelssohn Majesty – Clive Jenkins Christmas Overture – Otto Nicolai Soirées Musicales, Suite of Five Movements from Rossini arr by Benjamin Britten Short Fantasia on Christmas Carols –...
St Luke’s Church, Plymouth Road, Buckfastleigh, Devon TQ11 0DA
Fri 9 Dec

An evening of comedy, magic, Elvis impersonator ’Lesley Presley’ and disco until midnight! Raffle in aid of Rowcroft Hospice. Mince pies and nibbles!
Bancourt Hotel, 55-65 Avenue Road, Torquay, Devon TQ2 5LG
Fri 9 Dec

Sands (Stillbirth & neonatal death charity) will be holding their annual candlelit Lights of Love event to provide an opportunity to remember babies and loved ones who are no longer with us. Lights of Love is a family friendly evening of...
St Thomas’ Methodist Church, 110-111 Cowick Street, Exeter, Devon EX4 1JE
Fri 9 Dec

December 10th 2016, 4pm - 9pm at Chestnut Community Centre, 1-3 Poplar Close, Brixham, Devon TQ5 9BJ Please confirm attendance with Name, what skill you can bring to help others, and what you need for your portfolio (photos/ video/ audio...
Chestnut Heights Community Centre, 1 - 3 Poplar Close, Brixham, Devon TQ5 0SA
Sat 10 Dec

The Annual Sell out concert. An evening of seasonal music and carols
Harewood House, Plympton, Plymouth, Devon PL7 2AS
Sat 10 Dec

Join the village in the lead up to Christmas. There will be lots going on in the village; the National Trust are putting on a show of roast chestnuts, Hunts Cider tasting, mulled cider and a local farmer will also be selling Christmas trees....
The Church House, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Newton Abbot, Devon TQ13 7TA
Sat 10 Dec

Five times a Radio 2 Folk Award nominee, Jim is passionate about traditional song and particularly that of his native West Country. With a natural gift for interpreting traditional song, and a deep, rich voice - sometimes with accordion - and a...
Pack o’ Cards, High Street, Combe Martin, Devon EX34 0ET
Sat 10 Dec

Learn the art of rag-rugging with expert Deborah Hastings. This time get set for Christmas by making baubles, corsages and wreaths. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Buckland Abbey, Yelverton, Devon PL20 6EY
Sat 10 Dec

Christmas Market at the Mackarness Hall, Honiton
Mackarness Hall, Honiton, Devon EX14 1PG
Sat 10 Dec

‘Glorious Chorus returns to Kingskerswell for an uplifting and soulful offering of seasonal song. Expect clever arrangements of Christmas favourites and exquisite original songs by award-winning director/composer Helen Yeomans, delivered with...
Kingskerswell Parish Church, Kingskerswell, Newton Abbot, Devon TQ12 5LD
Sat 10 Dec

Before the castle is put to sleep for the winter take up this special chance to go on a guided tour of the castle with one of our knowledgeable tour guides. Admission to castle by guided tour only. Normal winter admissions prices apply. Booking Not...
Castle Drogo, Drewsteignton, near Exeter, Devon EX6 6PB
Sat 5 Nov, Sun 6 Nov, Sat 12 Nov, Sun 13 Nov, Sat 19 Nov, Sun 20 Nov, Sat 26 Nov, Sun 27 Nov, Sat 3 Dec, Sun 4 Dec, Sat 10 Dec, Sun 11 Dec, Sat 17 Dec, Sun 18 Dec

Beat the Christmas rush and enjoy a leisurely shopping experience at the Castle Drogo Visitor Centre. A variety of local specialist crafts and unique gifts on sale. Booking Not Needed.
Castle Drogo, Drewsteignton, near Exeter, Devon EX6 6PB
Sat 10 Dec and Sun 11 Dec

Ottery St. Mary Choral Society invite you to join them on Saturday 10th December 2016, in the beautiful Parish Church of Ottery St Mary with its wonderful acoustics as they celebrate Christmas at their festive concert to raise money for Hospicare....
Ottery St. Mary Parish Church, Ottery St. Mary. Devon EX11 1DJ
Sat 10 Dec

Join us for a class in making decorations from materials in your garden. Learn the basics of how to construct wreaths and natural decorations. Leave a piece of your work at Arlington for us to display and take home a creation for your home. All...
Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum, Arlington, near Barnstaple, Devon EX31 4LP
Sat 10 Dec and Sun 11 Dec

The ever popular Christmas Spectacular Concerts return to the Barnfield this year. This Concert Wind Band will perform a wide variety of music including marches, classical favourites, music from film and stage and plenty of Christmas classics. ...
Barnfield Theatre, Barnfield Road, Devon EX1 1SN
Sat 10 Dec and Sun 11 Dec

Free weekly 5k run in the Plymbridge woodland. Booking Not Needed.
Plymbridge Woods Devon
Sat 6 Aug, Sat 13 Aug, Sat 20 Aug, Sat 27 Aug, Sat 3 Sep, Sat 10 Sep, Sat 17 Sep, Sat 24 Sep, Sat 1 Oct, Sat 8 Oct, Sat 15 Oct, Sat 22 Oct, Sat 29 Oct, Sat 5 Nov, Sat 12 Nov, Sat 19 Nov, Sat 26 Nov, Sat 3 Dec, Sat 10 Dec, Sat 17 Dec

A free 5k run once a week for all abilities. Booking Not Needed.
Parke Devon
Sat 6 Aug, Sat 13 Aug, Sat 20 Aug, Sat 27 Aug, Sat 3 Sep, Sat 10 Sep, Sat 17 Sep, Sat 24 Sep, Sat 1 Oct, Sat 8 Oct, Sat 15 Oct, Sat 22 Oct, Sat 29 Oct, Sat 5 Nov, Sat 12 Nov, Sat 19 Nov, Sat 26 Nov, Sat 3 Dec, Sat 10 Dec, Sat 17 Dec

From December 10th. to 16th. December, the church will be open daily from 10.00 a.m. to 7 p.m. to see the trees decorated by our churches, our primary school and pre school, as well as many local groups, businesses and individuals. On Saturday...
Bridestowe, Nr. Okehampton, Devon EX20 4ER
Sat 10 Dec, Fri 16 Dec

Father Christmas will be making a very special visit to Castle Drogo. Follow the trail through the garden to find him and receive a special present. (2.50 to see Father Christmas). Booking Not Needed.
Castle Drogo, Drewsteignton, near Exeter, Devon EX6 6PB
Sat 10 Dec, Sun 11 Dec, Sat 17 Dec, Sun 18 Dec

Mount Kelly Choral Society will present a programme of Christmas music on Saturday 10th December, 7.30p.m. at St Eustachius’ Church in Tavistock including Vivaldi’s exuberant setting of the Gloria and favourite carols for choir. The concert...
St. Eustachius’ Church, Plymouth Road, Tavistock, Devon PL19 8AU
Sat 10 Dec

At Greenway we are once again celebrating the tradition of ’A Christie for Christmas,’ when Agatha Christie’s latest novel would hit the shelves just in time to make its way into your stocking. At Agatha Christie’s beloved...
Greenway, Greenway Road, Galmpton, near Brixham, Devon TQ5 0ES
Sat 3 Dec, Sun 4 Dec, Sat 10 Dec, Sun 11 Dec, Sat 17 Dec, Sun 18 Dec, Tue 27 Dec to Sat 31 Dec

The annual Christmas event in Widecombe-in-the Moor will take place on Saturday 10th December. On the day there will be a Christmas produce market in the Church House with an exciting range of local produce from the basics bread,eggs etc to the...
Widecombe-in-the-Moor Devon TQ13 7TA
Sat 10 Dec

Concert featuring top flight national and international folk artists QuickSilver (Hilary Spencer & Grant Baynham) with support The Back Beach Boyz
The Alice Cross Centre, 1-3 Bitton Park Rd., Teignmouth, , Devon TQ14 9BT
Sat 10 Dec

Meet Father Christmas dressed in his traditional Victorian green. A gift for every child aged 8 or under. Booking Essential. Phone: 0344 249 1895.
Killerton, Broadclyst, Exeter, Devon EX5 3LE
Sat 3 Dec, Sun 4 Dec, Sat 10 Dec, Sun 11 Dec, Sat 17 Dec to Fri 23 Dec

CHRISTMAS: a time to remember the past, celebrate the present, and look to the future; a time of feasts and festivities; of holly and mistletoe; a time of visits and visitations. A time of ghosts. Come in from the cold and enter into the...
Pavilions, Den Crescent, Teignmouth, Devon TQ14 8BG
Sat 10 Dec

Get that festive feeling with the Countryside Rangers at Cranbrook Make a beautiful Christmas wreath using natural materials for your front door. Follow instruction from the Countryside Ranger to create your handmade wreath. All materials...
Younghayes Community Centre, Younghayes Road, Cranbrook, Devon EX5 7DR
Sat 10 Dec

Join Santa for fun & festivity, magic & music, gifts & refreshments. A one hour cruise on the River Exe. The children visit Santa in his on board grotto to receive their gift. We also have face painting, balloon modeling for them together with a...
Stuart Line Cruises, Exmouth, Devon EX8 1DS
Sat 10 Dec

As part of Greenway’s Christmas celebrations based around ’The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding’ why not bring your family along to decorate felt Christmas puddings inspired by the hundreds of puddings you’ll see decorating...
Greenway, Greenway Road, Galmpton, near Brixham, Devon TQ5 0ES
Sat 3 Dec, Sat 10 Dec, Sat 17 Dec

Following last year’s sell-out performances, we are delighted to announce a brand new show this Christmas… The Santa Show 2016: Santa Saves Christmas Who can save the magic of Christmas? Fairy Flossy’s wand has stopped working, Cinderella’s...
Palace Theatre, Palace Avenue, Paignton, Devon, TQ3 3HF
Sun 11 Dec

Christmas choral music from the Italian Renaissance. Featuring works by Marenzio, Victoria, Philips, Mouton, Arcadelt and Palestrina including his Missa "Hodie Christus natus est" for double-choir.
The Minster Church of St Mary the Virgin, Axminster, Devon EX13 5AQ
Sun 11 Dec

A young girl’s enchanted present leads her on a wonderful adventure in this beautiful classical ballet, danced to Tchaikovsky’s magnificent score. The young Clara creeps downstairs on Christmas Eve to play with her favourite present – a Nutcracker....
Pavilions, Den Crescent, Teignmouth, Devon TQ14 8BG
Sun 11 Dec

Come to our festive grotto in the stables at the carriage museum and meet our traditional green Father Christmas. All good girls and boys will receive a present. Plus enjoy the festive decorations and be inspired to make your own. Booking Essential....
Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum, Arlington, near Barnstaple, Devon EX31 4LP
Sun 11 Dec, Sat 17 Dec to Tue 20 Dec

Get that festive feeling with the Countryside Rangers at Seaton Wetlands Make a beautiful Christmas wreath using natural materials for your front door. Follow instruction from the Countryside Ranger to create your handmade wreath in the heart...
Reed Base, Seaton Wetlands, Colyford Road, Devon EX12 2DQ
Sun 11 Dec

The brilliant Dartington Community Choir’s Christmas concert is always one of the highlights of the festive calendar. This year will be no exception as the choir, orchestra and soloists perform Haydn’s The Seasons for their Christmas...
Great Hall, Dartington, Totnes, Devon TQ9 6EL
Sun 11 Dec

What better way is there to get into the festive spirit than a good sing-along' Members of local choirs, the Greenway staff and volunteers, and the local community will be gathering in the courtyard to sing carols, followed by festive hot drinks...
Greenway, Greenway Road, Galmpton, near Brixham, Devon TQ5 0ES
Sun 11 Dec

Jo has recently recorded second studio album in Nashville, due for release early 2017, working with producer Fred Mollin (Carole King, Barbra Streisand, Billy Joel, BB King etc) with Michael McDonald making a guest appearance on the track...
Kingskerswell Parish Church, Kingskerswell, Newton Abbot, Devon TQ12 5LD
Sun 11 Dec

A Christmas Carol Exmouth Pavilion Exmouth, Devon, EX8 2AZ Sunday 11th December, 7.30pm Tickets and Information from Exmouth Pavilion Box Office (01395) 222 477 or Online at www.ledleisure.co.uk/exmouth-pavilion Adult £13.50 / Child...
Exmouth Pavilion Exmouth, Devon EX8 2AZ
Sun 11 Dec

The Human League - 'A Very British Synthesizer Group Tour 2016' plus special guests: Ekkoes. Artists performing: The Human League.: Tickets avaiable.
Plymouth Pavilions, Plymouth, Devon PL1 3LF
Sun 11 Dec

Meet Father Christmas as he takes a rest from his festive duties. Father Christmas will be making an appearance at Coleton Fishacre again this Christmas time. Meet Father Christmas in his grotto, and collect your present from him. Booking Not...
Coleton Fishacre, Brownstone Road, Kingswear, Devon TQ6 0EQ
Sun 4 Dec, Sun 11 Dec, Sun 18 Dec

Get ready for Christmas as The Wet Felting Company arrives to help you create tree decorations, gifts and more. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Buckland Abbey, Yelverton, Devon PL20 6EY
Sun 27 Nov, Sun 4 Dec, Sun 11 Dec

Enjoy one of our delicious Christmas carvery lunches in the stables caf. Made using local produce, much of it grown in our very own Kitchen Garden and sourced from our tenant farmers, it’s the perfect way to warm up and treat yourself after...
Knightshayes Court, Bolham, Tiverton, Devon EX16 7RQ
Sun 4 Dec, Sun 11 Dec, Sun 18 Dec

Get ready for Christmas as The Wet Felting Company arrives to help you create tree decorations, gifts and more. Booking Not Needed.
Buckland Abbey, Yelverton, Devon PL20 6EY
Sun 20 Nov, Sun 27 Nov, Sun 4 Dec, Sun 11 Dec

Volunteer Nick will be giving ten minute talks in the House Kitchen about Greenway’s Christmas theme ’The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding.’. Nick will be discussing country house mysteries such as ’The Adventure of the...
Greenway, Greenway Road, Galmpton, near Brixham, Devon TQ5 0ES
Sun 4 Dec, Sun 11 Dec, Sun 18 Dec, Sat 31 Dec

Come along and make your own Christmas Table Decorations with the Abbey Gardeners. 2.30pm in the Abbey’s Glasshouses. £15.00. Places are limited so please book in advance by emailing education@buckfast.org.uk or calling 01364 645517
Buckfast Abbey, Buckfastleigh, Devon TQ11 0EE
Mon 12 Dec

Le Navet Bete return to Barbican Theatre this Christmas with their fun and energetic take on The Jungle Book. Join us to see Mowgli, Bagheera, Baloo, Shere Khan, Kaa and probably an ape or two for an unforgettable fools’ retelling of the classic...
Barbican Theatre Devon PL1 2NJ
Tue 13 Dec to Sun 18 Dec, Tue 20 Dec to Sat 24 Dec, Tue 27 Dec to Sat 31 Dec, Mon 2 Jan to Sun 8 Jan, Tue 10 Jan to Sun 15 Jan

Please note this performance is not primarily for children, but they are welcome Some gory moments - Suggested age guidance is 5+ The King of England’s son searches for golden apples to heal his father Join his journey to the mysterious...
Outside the Barn Cinema, The Dartington Hall Estate, Devon TQ9 6EL
Tue 13 Dec, Thu 15 Dec

Join our second of Sarah Pepper’s seasonal masterclasses. We’ll each be making a garland base of about 1 meter using twigs and then a natural decoration of lovely hardy foliages, ribbon, cones, and dried botanicals. It’s a great...
Cotley Christmas Farm Whimple Devon EX5 2QR
Tue 13 Dec

Tom is a World War I veteran who maintains a lighthouse off the shore of Australia with his wife Isabel, a woman desperate to have a baby. Her prayers are answered when an infant washes up on shore in a rowboat. Tom thinks they should notify the...
Pavilions, Den Crescent, Teignmouth, Devon TQ14 8BG
Tue 13 Dec

Join Judith Richardson-Dawes on a journey of discovery to create a Christmas Triptych and illuminate it with gold. 35 per person (Includes coffee and lunch). Booking essential on 01647 433306. Booking Essential. Phone: 01647 433306.
Castle Drogo, Drewsteignton, near Exeter, Devon EX6 6PB
Tue 13 Dec

Hints and tips for your Christmas cooking with Head Chef, Ted Ruewell. Followed by a two course lunch with mulled wine and mince pies
Buckland Tout-Saints, Kingsbridge, Devon TQ7 2DS
Tue 13 Dec

Featuring a selection of the finest local experience providers, arts and crafts and Bovey Castle gifts for Christmas Festive afternoon tea is available at £39.00 per person, which includes a glass of Champagne
Bovey Castle, Dartmoor National Park, North Bovey, Devon TQ13 8RE
Tue 13 Dec

Join us as a Countryside Volunteer Ranger for the day at Combe Woods in Honiton. Have a go at coppicing in Combe Woods and learn about volunteering, woodland management and countryside conservation with the National Trust. Booking Essential. Phone:...
Branscombe Devon
Tue 8 Nov, Tue 13 Dec

Book your child in for an hour of Christmas crafting at Cotley Farm. They will be provided with all the materials for that particular crafting session, along with a drink and a snack.  Suitable for ages 5+
Cotley Christmas Farm Whimple Devon EX5 2QR
Wed 14 Dec

Sometimes it takes nine lives to save one........ The true feel good story of how James Bowen, a busker and recovering drug addict, had his life transformed when he met a stray ginger cat Based on the international best-seller. 12A
Pavilions, Den Crescent, Teignmouth, Devon TQ14 8BG
Wed 14 Dec and Thu 15 Dec

Enjoy a festive meal at the heart of the Buckland Abbey estate, as the Ox Yard restaurant opens its doors late for seasonal meals to celebrate the year gone by. Booking Essential. Phone: 01822 856041. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Buckland Abbey, Yelverton, Devon PL20 6EY
Wed 7 Dec, Wed 14 Dec

Come celebrate the holidays, meet up with friends and family to enjoy a traditional 3 course festive luncheon in the caf. Booking essential on 01647 434143. (2 courses 15, 3 courses 18). Booking Essential. Phone: 01647 434143. Assistance Dogs only...
Castle Drogo, Drewsteignton, near Exeter, Devon EX6 6PB
Wed 14 Dec to Fri 16 Dec

A Christmas Carol The Watermark Erme Court, Leonards Road, Ivybridge, PL21 0SZ Wednesday 14th December Matinee 2.00pm Evening 6.30pm Tickets and Information from The Watermark Box Office (01752) 892 220 Adult £15 / Child £11 / Family...
The Watermark Erme Court, Leonards Road, Ivybridge, Devon PL21 0
Wed 14 Dec

This talk will examine the idea of dusk, the mischief hour, the time of paradox and uncertainty. It is the hour of the Trickster and of the messenger, the hour of prayer and of hunting. It is the time which conjures certain creatures - owl and bat...
Playroom, Schumacher College, Dartington, Totnes, Devon TQ9 6EA
Wed 14 Dec

Programme: Symphony No. 4 in A major, Op. 90 – Felix Mendelssohn Majesty – Clive Jenkins Christmas Overture – Otto Nicolai Soirées Musicales, Suite of Five Movements from Rossini arr by Benjamin Britten Short Fantasia on Christmas Carols –...
Church of St Martin & St Mary, High Street, Chudleigh, Devon TQ13 0HZ
Wed 14 Dec

Join a practical work group in Holyford Woods Join the EDDC Conservation volunteers and the Axe Vale and District Conservation Volunteers in Holyford Woods for a woodland management work party in the lovely Holyford Woods Local Nature...
Holyford Farm (SY 236 923), Holyford Woods, Colyton, Devon EX24 6HW
Wed 14 Dec

As you begin to prepare for the most magical time of the year, ensure you take in the traditional visit to the theatre and book tickets for the all-new family variety show, ‘The Magic of Christmas’ at the Babbacombe Theatre in Torquay. Music,...
Babbacombe Theatre , Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay, Devon TQ1 3LU
Wed 26 Oct, Wed 2 Nov, Wed 9 Nov, Wed 16 Nov, Wed 23 Nov, Wed 30 Nov, Wed 7 Dec, Wed 14 Dec

Seaton Music is always keen to encourage the young musicians and James Noble is one of the finest around. After growing up in Halifax, West Yorkshire, James studied at the Royal Northern College of Music where he graduated with a 1st class...
The Gateway at Seaton Town Hall Devon EX12 2LD
Thu 15 Dec

From The Jam with Bruce Foxton 'A and B side tour' + support. Artists performing: From The Jam.: Tickets avaiable.
Exeter Phoenix, Exeter, Devon EX4 3LS
Thu 15 Dec

One summer’s evening, two ageing writers, Hirst and Spooner, meet in a Hampstead pub and continue their drinking into the night at Hirst’s stately house nearby. As the pair become increasingly inebriated, and their stories increasingly...
Barn Cinema, The Dartington Hall Estate, Devon TQ9 6EL
Thu 15 Dec

Following their hit run on Broadway, Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart return to the West End stage in Harold Pinter’s No Man’s Land, broadcast live to cinemas from Wyndham’s Theatre, London. One summer’s evening, two ageing writers,...
Pavilions, Den Crescent, Teignmouth, Devon TQ14 8BG
Thu 15 Dec


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