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  1. Writers on the Riviera
    Take a literary tour around the English Riviera and uncover the places and stories of the greatest writers of all time, who, for the past 200 years, have flocked to the English Riviera.
  2. England's Seafood Coast - Walk
    Discover Torbay on foot and England's Seafood Coast

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  1. Add CANCELLED - Picking up the Pieces - Cockington Court to your Itinerary

    CANCELLED - Picking up the Pieces - Cockington Court

    Torquay

    Portrait of a Painter will exhibit some of the rarest and most admired paintings by famous and controversial artist Robert Lenkiewicz.

    The Kitchen Gallery will host Robert’s stunning artwork from 13 September until 14 October.

    The Court is…

  2. Add CANCELLED - Celebrating Local Creative Talent to your Itinerary

    CANCELLED - Celebrating Local Creative Talent

    Babbacombe

    Join us at The Cavendish, Babbacombe, for our 2020 Popup Art Exhibition, which brings together an eclectic mix of
    artistic talent as part of a celebration of the English Riviera.
    Enjoy a relaxed, sociable atmosphere with a range of local
    creative…

  3. Add POSTPONED - William Froude:  Torquay's Victorian Visionary to your Itinerary

    POSTPONED - William Froude: Torquay's Victorian Visionary

    Torquay

    What did William Froude unleash in his building of the world's first wave machine and testing tank in Torquay 150 years ago? This will be a sonic exploration, mixing fact, history, myth and imagination from local musicians Hugh Nankivell and Steve…

  4. Add POSTPONED - Mayflower 2 to your Itinerary

    POSTPONED - Mayflower 2

    Torquay

    In the 1950s Upham's shipyard in Brixham built their most remarkable ship - a detailed and accurate reproduction of the Mayflower, which then voyaged under sail to America. The project was complicated by there being virtually no records of the…

  5. Add POSTPONED - Bonhomme for Families - Messy, Fun, & thought-Provoking to your Itinerary

    POSTPONED - Bonhomme for Families - Messy, Fun, & thought-Provoking

    Torquay

    Bonhomme' is an interactive family show built with mud and powered by thoughts, using the ancient Golem myth for inspiration. It will leave you with dirty hands and a wondering mind, and is followed by a free clay-making workshop.

    Based in a…

  6. Add POSTPONED - Principles Of Garden Making to your Itinerary

    POSTPONED - Principles Of Garden Making

    Torquay

    PRINCIPLES OF GARDEN MAKING
    Date: 7 April 2020

    Torquay Museum Society Lecture

    By Jacquie Felix-Mitchell
    10.45am - 12 Noon

    An exploration of the time that Keats spent in Teignmouth in 1818, with reference to his letters, poetry and the rumours…

  7. Add POSTPONED - Early Photography & Plymouth Part 2. Portraits & Otherwise to your Itinerary

    POSTPONED - Early Photography & Plymouth Part 2. Portraits & Otherwise

    Torquay

    EARLY PHOTOGRAPHY AND PLYMOUTH PART TWO. PORTRAITS AND OTHERWISE
    Date: 8 April 2020

    Torquay Museum Society Lecture

    By Nigel Overton
    10.45am - 12 Noon

    A look at the growth and output of the Victorian studio photographer, between c.1860 and c.1880.…

  8. Add POSTPONED - Classic Film Club: All About Eve to your Itinerary

    POSTPONED - Classic Film Club: All About Eve

    Torquay

    LASSIC FILM CLUB: ALL ABOUT EVE
    Date: 9 April 2020

    All About Eve (1950)

    Critically acclaimed drama starring Bette Davis.

    2pm
    £4 for the film

    Every week, at 2pm on a Thursday afternoon, classics such as Doctor Zhivago and Some Like it Hot are…

  9. Add POSTPONED - Winnaretta Singer: From Paris to Paignton to your Itinerary

    POSTPONED - Winnaretta Singer: From Paris to Paignton

    Torquay

    WINNARETTA SINGER: FROM PAIGNTON TO PARIS
    Date: 14 April 2020

    Torquay Museum Society Lecture

    By Chris Nicholls
    10.45am - 12 Noon

    The extraordinary story of the princess, painter, musician, philanthropist, and close personal friend of many of the…

  10. Add POSTPONED - Victorian Torquay to your Itinerary

    POSTPONED - Victorian Torquay

    Torquay

    VICTORIAN TORQUAY
    Date: 15 April 2020

    Torquay Museum Society Lecture

    By John Risdon
    10.45am - 12 Noon

    An insight into Torquay's extraordinary development during the reign of Victoria and its appeal to the literary spectrum of Society.

    Lectures…

  11. Add Torbay and South West Music Festival – (Verse Speaking Speaking and Drama) to your Itinerary

    Torbay and South West Music Festival – (Verse Speaking Speaking and Drama)

    PAIGNTON

    Torbay and South West Music Festival – (Verse Speaking Speaking and Drama)
    TICKETS information available shortly.

    The Palace Theatre is set in the heart of Paignton and is really has a community feel to it. The Theatre is proud to work with local…

  12. Add The Art of Selling Songs: Music Graphics from the V&A to your Itinerary

    The Art of Selling Songs: Music Graphics from the V&A

    Torquay

    The Art of Selling Songs: Music Graphics from the V&A

    From paint strokes to pixels, the Rolling Stones to Blur, this fascinating collection from the V&A will take you on a journey through music.

    Featuring 80 iconic objects including album covers,…

  13. Add UNESCO Geopark Festival to your Itinerary

    UNESCO Geopark Festival

    Torbay

    The annual English Riviera UNESCO Global Geopark Festival is our chance to show how all the Geopark partners work together to share the wonders of our Geopark through an inspiring programme of activities and events.

    Further details coming soon.…

  14. Add Sculpture Trail to your Itinerary

    Sculpture Trail

    Cockington, Torquay

    Follow our Art Path and discover sculptures created by local artists placed within the Court site, including the studio areas, Walled Art Garden and Manor House. A supporting exhibition takes place alongside in the Kitchen Gallery. 

    The trail is an…

  15. Add Greenway Literary Festival - Greenway House to your Itinerary

    Greenway Literary Festival - Greenway House

    Brixham

    Greenway Literary Festival is back for it's second year with more inspiring writers, talks and events.

    Booking not needed

    Free event

    10:30 - 17:00

  16. Add Journeys: Mayflower 400 - Torre Abbey to your Itinerary

    Journeys: Mayflower 400 - Torre Abbey

    Torquay

    Suitable for all ages
    Entry to this event is included with normal admission
    Journeys: Mayflower 400

    The Tamar Valley Printmakers (UK) and the Cape Cod Printmakers (USA) are presenting a new body of artistic work inspired by the journey taken by the…

  17. Add England's Seafood FEAST to your Itinerary

    England's Seafood FEAST

    England’s Seafood FEAST

    England’s Seafood Coast will play host to a feast for all the senses between 18th September and 4th October 2020.  For 2 weeks you will be able to immerse yourself in England’s Seafood FEAST (view the programme here), eating…

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