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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 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…

  2. 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

    Keep an eye on here for further details. The full programme will be available in January 2020.

  3. 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…

  4. 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…

  5. 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…

  6. Add Royal Photographic Society: South West Region Biennial Exhibition to your Itinerary

    Royal Photographic Society: South West Region Biennial Exhibition

    Torquay

    An exhibition of works by the Royal Photographic Society: South West Region Biennial Exhibition

    The SW Region (Devon & Cornwall) of the Royal Photographic Society (RPS) has 502 members and holds an exhibition of members' work every two years. The…

  7. Add Exhibition by Sarah Strachan - Torre Abbey to your Itinerary

    Exhibition by Sarah Strachan - Torre Abbey

    Torquay

    G H O S T

    Ghost is made up of 100s of second-hand plastic animals painted a chalky white, arranged as a herd. They stand facing us, not only as a visual representation of very possible mass extinction, but also as an unflinching body of judgement.…

  8. Add Autumn Showcase to your Itinerary

    Autumn Showcase

    Torquay

    Join us for our 2019 Autumn Showcase featuring new works and Artizan exclusive collections from South Devon masters and new contemporary talent.

    Featuring works of Martin Dutton, Richard Slater, Arthur Homeshaw, F. G. Davis, Kirsteen Titchener,…

  9. Add Abbey Advent - Window Wonder - Torre Abbey to your Itinerary

    Abbey Advent - Window Wonder - Torre Abbey

    Torquay

    Celebrate Christmas with us.......

    A fun stained glass lantern-making workshop followed by a magical journey through our gardens to admire our 25 fairy-tale advent windows. Ending with a hot chocolate in our illuminated Palm House.

    Our adventure…

  10. Add Patterns on Pots to your Itinerary

    Patterns on Pots

    Torquay

    The Torquay Pottery Collectors Society (TPCS) aims to raise the profile of the pottery produced in Torquay and South Devon in the second half of the 19th century through to the latter years of the 20th century and to promote the interest in and…

  11. Add Agatha Christie: Unfinished Portrait - Torre Abbey to your Itinerary

    Agatha Christie: Unfinished Portrait - Torre Abbey

    Torquay

    Agatha Christie: Unfinished Portrait: A Life in Photographs, offers an insight into the life of world famous author will be at Torre Abbey

    Featuring photographs from the author’s private collection, the exhibition illustrates the life behind the…

  12. Add International Agatha Christie Events at Torre Abbey to your Itinerary

    International Agatha Christie Events at Torre Abbey

    Torquay

    International Agatha Christie Festival is based at Torre Abbey, Torbay’s museum of art and an English Heritage Ancient Scheduled Monument. Torquay railway station is a few minutes walk from the festival venue.

  13. Add Heritage Open Days at Torre Abbey to your Itinerary

    Heritage Open Days at Torre Abbey

    Torquay

    Every year in September, places across the country throw open their doors to celebrate their heritage, community and history. It's your chance to see hidden places and try out new experiences - and it's all FREE! 

    To celebrate Heritage Open Days we…

  14. Add Murder, She Didn't Write: The Improvised Murder Mystery to your Itinerary

    Murder, She Didn't Write: The Improvised Murder Mystery

    Torquay

    Part of the International Agatha Christie Festival

    A classic murder mystery is created on the spot in this ingenious and hilarious show from Edinburgh Fringe favourites and The Bristol Improv Theatre’s resident company.

    You become the author in…

  15. Add MTS Student Exhibition to your Itinerary

    MTS Student Exhibition

    TORQUAY

    A collection of work from the students at the Medical Tuition Service, Torbay. MTS is an alternate provision for students with medical conditions. In the Garden Gallery students aged between ten and fifteen years have carefully selected pieces they…

  16. Add The Printed Line - Torre Abbey to your Itinerary

    The Printed Line - Torre Abbey

    Torquay

    Opening at Torre Abbey Museum on Saturday 6 April and running until Saturday 2 June, The Printed Line, an Arts Council Collection’s new exhibition, is touring the UK showcasing work by artists including David Hockney, Bridget Riley, Patrick…

  17. Add Wavelength to your Itinerary

    Wavelength

    Experimental commissions with artists and technologists, culminating in a celebration of sound and light, illuminating the overlooked and unexpected.

    An opportunity to come together in the darkness of November, and explore new work by artists and…

  18. Add eyeview (extra) ordinary, Torbay to your Itinerary

    eyeview (extra) ordinary, Torbay

    Bringing together site-specific works and partnership projects by artists and communities that animate and take over extraordinary and unexpected places, cultural treasures and sites in the English Riviera's unique natural environment.

    Introducing…

  19. Add The Great Torquay Saturday Night Out - Torre Abbey to your Itinerary

    The Great Torquay Saturday Night Out - Torre Abbey

    Torquay

    Local history isn't just about the great and the good. It's about who we are, how we got here, and what matters to us as local residents. We're all part of our community and for generations local folk have enjoyed 'The Great Torquay Night Out'. Dr…

  20. Add Rock around the Bay - a talk by Lionel Digby - Torre Abbey to your Itinerary

    Rock around the Bay - a talk by Lionel Digby - Torre Abbey

    Torquay

    A fascinating look back at the history of Rock n Roll in Torbay - by local celebrity Lionel Digby. We are exhibiting Lionel's archive of music memorabilia at the Abbey (12 Jan - 24 March) and you will be able to view the exhibition before or after…

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