2017 - English Riviera Events Calendar

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January

 

 

 

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

6th

Riviera Centre - Torquay

 

Comedy at the Palace

6th

Palace Theatre - Paignton

 

Brixham Folk Night

6th

Brixham Theatre Lounge

 

Cinderella

8th

Palace Theatre - Paignton

 

Open Showcase

13th

Brixham Theatre

 

Will You Still Love Me in the Morning?

16th – 21st

Little Theatre - Torquay

 

Circus of Horrors

17th

Princess Theatre - Torquay

 

Think Floyd

18th

Princess Theatre - Torquay

 

Roy Wood

20th

Princess Theatre - Torquay

 

Will You Still Love Me in the Morning?

16th-21st

Little Theatre - Torquay

 

Flanders and Swann Revisited

22nd

Little Theatre - Torquay

 

Herald Express Sports Awards

26th

Riviera Centre - Torquay

 

Quiz Night

28th

Brixham Museum

 

Ghost – The Musical

30th Jan – 4th Feb

Princess Theatre – Torquay

 

Simon and Garfunkel Story

30th Jan – 4th Feb

Palace Theatre - Paignton

 

February

 

 

 

Tots Go Wild

1st

Occombe Farm

 

Peter Baffles and Cadenza

4th

Little Theatre - Torquay

 

Torbay Brass Band Concert

4th

Palace Theatre - Paignton

 

Stars At Night – Variety Show (Tues & Weds)

7th Feb – 18th Oct

Babbacombe Theatre  

 

Stayin Alive, Tribute to the Bee Gees

8th

Palace Theatre - Paignton

 

Hello Again - Neil Diamond

10th

Princess Theatre - Torquay

 

Black Magic - Little Mix

11th

Palace Theatre - Paignton

 

Beyond the Barricade

11th

Princess Theatre - Torquay

 

Dinosaur World Fossil Festival

11th-19th

Torquay Dinosaur World

 

Jamie Raven Live

13th

Princess Theatre - Torquay

 

Is Your Love for Rill?

14th

Coleton Fishacre

 

Confusions

15th -18th

Palace Theatre - Paignton

 

Treasure Island

16th

Babbacombe Theatre

 

Rockpool Ramble

17th

Seashore Centre - Goodrington

 

Someone Like You - The Adele Songbook

17th

Princess Theatre - Torquay

 

ABBA Mania

18th

Princess Theatre - Torquay

 

Sid from Cbeebies

19th

Palace Theatre - Paignton

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Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

21st – 25th

Princess Theatre – Torquay

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The Witches

22nd-25th

Little Theatre - Torquay

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Joe Stead presents 'The Life and Times of Paul Robeson'

24th

Brixham Theatre

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Federation of Small Businesses Annual Conference

23rd-25th

Riviera Centre

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Woman in Black

28th Feb – 4th March

Princess Theatre – Torquay

 

March

 

 


Devon Winter School Games

1st

Clennon Valley - Paignton


Venice to Vegas

3rd

Babbacombe Theatre

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Comedy at the Palace

3rd

Palace Theatre - Paignton


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Indian Regional Cookery

5th

Occombe Farm


South Devon Wedding Fair

5th

Beverley Park - Paignton

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The Omid Djalili Schmuck For a Night

5th – 6th

Babbacombe Theatre

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We're Going on a Bear Hunt

7th-8th

Princess Theatre - Torquay


Be Bop A Lula

10th

Babbacombe Theatre

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One Night of Nashville

10th

Princess Theatre - Torquay

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Macca in Concert

11th

Princess Theatre - Torquay


Artist in Residence

12th to end April

Coleton Fishacre

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A Vision of Elvis

17th

Princess Theatre - Torquay


Conservation Conversation

17th

Paignton Zoo

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The Beach Boys Story

18th

Babbacombe Theatre

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Totally Tina

18th

Princess Theatre - Torquay

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Brendan Cole:  All Night Long

19th

Princess Theatre - Torquay

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Hay Fever

20th-25th

Little Theatre -Torquay


Federation of Small Businesses Annual Conference

23rd  25th

Riviera Centre - Torquay

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G4 in Concert

24th

Babbacombe Theatre

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Ross Noble: Brain Dump

24th

Princess Theatre - Torquay


Torbay Singers:  JS Bach

25th

St Mary’s Church - Babbacombe

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Prince Revelation

25th

Babbacombe Theatre


Optimist Class - Single Handed Boat Championships 

 

25th -  26th

 

Torquay Harbour

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You’ve Got a Friend

28th

Princess Theatre - Torquay

 

April

 

 

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Yamato Drummers

1st

Princess Theatre - Torquay

 

Easter Egg Hunt

1st -23rd

Torquay Dinosaur World

 

Kid’s Spring Bake Off

5th

Occombe Farm

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The Barron Knights

6th

Babbacombe Theatre

NEW – Major Event

Grinagog Music Festival

7th-9th

Various Locations

 

Solid Silver 60’s

8th

Princess Theatre - Torquay

 

Robin Hood – Easter Panto

11th

Princess Theatre - Torquay

 

Kid’s Easter Cookery

12th

Occombe Farm

 

Vienna Festival Ballet

12th

Princess Theatre -Torquay

 

Cirque du Hilarious

13th

Babbacombe Theatre

NEW Event

Gin Festival

14th – 15th

Riviera International Centre

 

Various Easter Family Events and Festivities

14th – 17th

Multi Venue

 

Anderton & Rowland’s Fun Fair

TBC

Paignton Green

 

Torbay Easter Hockey Festival

14th – 17th

Paignton

 

Easter Events at Cockington

14th – 17th

Cockington Court

Multiple Dates

England’s Seafood Coast

Brixham Fish Market Tours

Starting 19th April

Brixham Fish Market

 

The Super Weekend

28th – 29th

Torre Abbey Meadows

NEW - Major Event

Transatlantic Tall Ships Race

19th April

Torquay Harbour

 

Caught in the Net

19th-22nd

Palace Theatre - Paignton

 

You Win Again, Story of the Bee Gees

20th

Princess Theatre

 

National Federation of Young Farmers Convention

20th – 24th

RICC – Torquay

 

Stand by Me

21st

Princess Theatre - Torquay

 

Death in High Heels

24th-29th

Little Theatre – Torquay

 

The Legends of the West End

27th

Babbacombe Theatre

 

Mr Bloom’s Nursery Live

27th

Princess Theatre - Torquay

 

Supernova National Championship

27th-29th

Tor Bay

 

The Legends of the West End – Variety Show (Thursdays)

27th April  – 28th September

Babbacombe Theatre

 

World Thai Chi Day

28th

Youngs Park - Paignton

 

Ellen Kent’s La Boheme

28th

Princess Theatre -Torquay

 

Powerboat and Waterski Races

28th – 1st May

Torquay

 

Osprey Nationals

29th

Brixham

 

The Chicago Blues Brothers

29th

Princess Theatre - Torquay

 

BMAD Motorcycle Festival

28th-30th

Paignton Seafront

 

SCI Football Festival

28th – 1st May

Parkdean - Torquay

 

Brixham Pirate Festival

29th – 1st May

Brixham

 

The Carpenters Story

30th

Princess Theatre - Torquay

 

May

 

 

 

William Shakespeare’s Long Lost Play

2nd

Princess Theatre - Torquay

 

Amadea Cruise Ship Visit

2nd

Tor Bay

 

Johnny Cash Roadshow

5th

Princess Theatre - Torquay

 

Sam Bailey

6th

Princess Theatre - Torquay

 

Thatcher Rock Rowing Race

6th

Torquay

 

Paignton Open for Single Handed Dinghies (POSH)

6th-7th

Paignton Harbour

 

Shakin Stevens Echoes

12th

Princess Theatre - Torquay

 

Remembering Fred

14th

Princess Theatre - Torquay

 

Memory Lane

19th

Babbacombe Theatre

 

Devon County Show

18th-20th

Westpoint - Exeter

 

Annual Regatta PODD

20th-21st

Paignton

 

Flat Spin

22nd-27th

Little Theatre - Torquay

 

Frank Ifield

26th

Babbacombe Theatre

 

Devon Soccer Challenge

26th-29th

Clennon Valley - Paignton

 

That’ll Be The Day

27th

Princess Theatre - Torquay

 

RS Feva National – Double Handed Boat Championships

27th – 30th

Torquay Harbour

 

Brixham Heritage Sailing Regatta

27th – 28th

Brixham Harbour

 

Moth National Championships

27th -30th

Paignton

 

Brixfest

27th – 31st May

Brixham 

 

UNESCO English Riviera Global Geopark Festival

27th May-4th June

Various

 

Torquay Dinosaur World 7th Birthday Celebrations

27th May-4th June

Torquay Dinosaur World

 

Torquay Dinosaur World Fossil Hunt

28th

Paignton Beach

 

June

 

 

 

Take A Chance on Us: ABBA

2nd

Palace Theatre - Paignton

Major Event

Torbay Air Show

3rd – 4th

Paignton Green

 

Torbay Film Festival

3rd – 4th

Various

 

D Day Remembrance Service and Parade

6th

Beacon Quay - Torquay

 

Wonderland – The Musical 

6th – 10th

Princess Theatre – Torquay

 

And Then There Were None

6th Jun to 27th July Tues, Wed, Thurs

Palace Theatre - Paignton

 

Bike Nights (Weds)

From 7th June

Paignton Green

 

Occombe Beer Festival

16th-17th

Occombe Farm – Paignton

 

D-Zero Nationals

16th -18th

 

 

Brixham Trawler Race

17th

Brixham Harbour

 

Torbay Singers:  A World of Song

17th

St John’s Church - Torquay

 

Derek Acorah – Whispers from Heaven

17th

Babbacombe Theatre

 

English Riviera Open Bowls Tournament

18th – 25th

Torquay

 

Pygmalion

19th-24th

Little Theatre -Torquay

 

Our House

21st – 24th

Princess Theatre - Torquay

 

Supersonic 70’s

23rd

Babbacombe Theatre

 

Streaker Nationals

23rd-25th

Torquay

 

Mediterranean Cookery

25th

Occombe Farm

 

Torbay Half Marathon

25th

Paignton Seafront

 

Classic Motorcycles Event

25th

Cockington Court

 

 

 

July

 

 

 

BLDSA Long Distance Swimming Championships

1st

Tor Bay

 

Rowcroft Hospice Sleep Walk

8th

Paignton

 

Brixham Dinghy Racing Regatta

8th-9th

Brixham

 

Jimmy Tarbuck OBE

8th

Babbacombe Theatre

 

Solo Class National Single Handed Boat Championships

9th 14th

Torquay Harbour

 

Bryan Adams

13th

Powderham Castle

 

Brixham Hap’nin’

14th – 15th

Brixham

 

Dreamboats and Petticoats – The Musical

17th – 22nd

Princess Theatre – Torquay

 

Paignton Festival

22nd – 30th July

Paignton Seafront

 

Cruise ship DEUTSCHLAND visit

24th

Torquay

 

The ELO Experience

27th

Princess Theatre - Torquay

 

Brixham Yacht Racing Regatta

28th – 30th

Brixham Harbour

 

Olly Murs

29th

Powderham Castle

 

A Night to Remember, Again

29th

Palace Theatre - Paignton

Multiple Dates

Babbacombe Model Village Illuminations

High Season    

Babbacombe Model Village

Multiple Dates

Kents Cavern Evening Ghost Tours

High Season    

Kents Cavern 

Multiple Dates

Pirate Thursdays

High Season

Brixham

 

Marldon Apple Pie Fair  

29th

Marldon Village

 

Totnes and District Annual Show

30th

Totnes

 

Dirty Dancing – The Musical

31st – 5th Aug

Princess Theatre – Torquay

 

August

 

 

 

Cockington Fayre 

2nd

Cockington

 

An Evening with the Dreamers

2nd-30th (Weds)

Palace Theatre - Paignton

 

Torbay Steam Fair

4th – 6th

Churston

 

Paignton Rowing Club Skiff Regatta

5th

Paignton Beach

 

Brixham Gig Club Regatta

5th

Breakwater -Brixham

 

Paignton Regatta

5th – 13th

Paignton Harbour

 

Paignton Rowing Club Gig Regatta

6th

Paignton Beach

 

Joe Pasquale

7th

Princess Theatre - Torquay

 

Paignton Harbour Festival

12th

Paignton

 

West of England Rowing Championships

12th

 

 

Lark Nationals

12th -15th

Brixham

 

Torbay Lifeboat Seaside Special

13th

Brixham

 

Barry Steele and Friends

17th

Princess Theatre - Torquay

Major Event

J Cup – National Yachting Event

17th – 19th

Torquay Harbour

 

Jimmy Carr

18th

Princess Theatre - Torquay

 

Story of the Beach Boys

18th

Palace Theatre - Paignton

 

Torbay Royal Regatta

18th – 23rd

Torquay Harbour

 

Lupton Holistic Festival

19th-20th

Lupton House - Brixham

 

Grease – The Musical

21st – 26th

Princess Theatre – Torquay

 

Water Ski Demonstration/Display

22nd

 

 

Dartmouth Royal Regatta

24th-26th

Dartmouth

 

Thank ABBA for the Music

25th

Babbacombe Theatre

 

Seachange Festival

25th-26th

Totnes

 

Cowes - Torquay Classic Offshore Powerboat Race

27th

Torquay

 

September

 

 

Major New Event

The Tale – a spell binding new arts event  

Weekends

Various Venues

 

THHN Festival of Fun

3rd

Babbacombe Downs

 

Ayrton’s Dream (charity Swim)

3rd

Torr Abbey to Goodrington

 

Heritage Open Days

7th – 10th

Brixham

 

Fishstock, Seafood and Music Festival

9th

Brixham Fish Market

 

David Hamilton’s Rock and Roll Back the Years

9th

Babbacombe Theatre

 

Squibb South West Championships

9th-10th

Paignton Green/Harbour

 

Devon Open Studios

9th -24th

Various locations

Major Event

International Agatha Christie Festival

13th – 17th

Torre Abbey – Torquay

 

Explosive Light Orchestra:  ELO

16th

Babbacombe Theatre

 

Cruise Ship Visit – Ocean Majesty

18th

Torquay

 

Los Endos

23rd

Babbacombe Theatre

 

Wannabee – Spice Girls Tribute

30th

Babbacombe Theatre

 

 

 

October

 

 

 

29er Grand Prix

1st-2nd

Torquay

 

An Evening of Dirty Dancing

8th

Babbacombe Theatre

 

Cockington Apple Day

15th

Cockington Court

 

Halloween Festivities & Festivals

October Half Term

Various Venues

 

An Evening with Charlie Landsbor