What's on & Entertainment

What’s On & Entertainment in Torquay, Paignton, Brixham & around the bay of Torbay.

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What's On & Entertainment

We have complied a comprehensive list of 'what's on' and 'entertainment' venues including theatres, shows, cinemas, live music venues, regattas and local festivals. We have also included other interesting entertainment venues worth looking up, whilst on your holiday at Treacle Valley Campsite. Where possible we have listed the venues closest to Treacle Valley campsite.
For further information about 'What's On & Entertainment' in and around Torbay, or if you would like to book your tickets, then please follow the direct links we have provided.
Live music Torquay. Entertainment in Torquay, theatres, cinemas, shows, regatta's, live music venues and local festivals in Torquay.
The Crown & Sceptre

The Crown & Sceptre in St. Marychurch is Torquay’s premier jazz and folk music venue. Every Tuesday night the Crown and Sceptre have live jazz playing. If you love classic traditional Inns then the Crown & Sceptre is for you, and conveniently it is not too far from Treacle Valley Campsite.

The Crown & Sceptre 2 Petitor Road, Torquay, Devon TQ1 4QA

Sailing regattas Torquay. Entertainment in Torquay, theatres, cinemas, regatta's, live music venues and local festivals in Babbacombe, Torquay.

Babbacombe Regatta has been running for 197 years. Babbacombe regatta is normally held on the weekend around the middle of June. Local and visiting sailors race off Oddicombe Beach and around Babbacombe Bay. Babbacombe Downs is a good viewing point to watch the racing, or if you want to get involved, go down to Oddicombe Beach.

Babbacombe Regatta is run by Babbacombe Corinthian Sailing Club and is located in St. Marychurch which is only a couple of miles from Treacle Valley campsite. The club is open to non-sailors and visitors during regatta weekend they also have a beer festival offering local real ales.

For more information about Oddicombe Beach Torquay please follow the link to Treacle Valley Campsites homes ‘beaches in Torbay’ page.

Babbacombe Corinthian Sailing Club Fore Street, St Marychurch, Torquay, Devon TQ1 4LY

Fayre's in Torquay. Entertainment in Torquay, theatres, cinemas, regatta's, live music venues and local Fayre's in Babbacombe, Torquay.

Babbacombe Fayre is a very popular local attraction. Babbacombe Fayre is normally held around the middle of August. The Fayre is held on Babbacombe Downs, flower festivals, art exhibitions, live music, local produce exhibitors, and guided walks.

For more information about things to do and places to go in Torquay, Paignton, and Brixham follow the link and go to the ‘Treacle Valley Campsite‘ home page.

Babbacombe Fayre Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3LE

Theatres in Torquay. Entertainment in Torquay, theatres, cinemas, regatta's, live music venues and local festivals in Babbacombe, Torquay.

The Babbacombe Theatre is located at the far end of Babbacombe Downs. Visiting a show or cabaret at Babbacombe Theatre is an ideal beginning or end to an evening out on Babbacombe Downs. Babbacombe Downs sits right on the edge of Babbacombe’s high cliffs coastline, with spectacular views by day or night. Babbacombe Theatre is a popular local theatre, specialises in variety shows.

Babbacombe Theatre Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay, Devon TQ1 3LU

Sailing Ragatta's Torquay. Entertainment in Torbay, theatres, cinemas, sailing regatta's, live music venues and local festivals in Torquay and Torbay.

Torbay Royal Regatta is Torbay’s premier sailing regatta.

Torbay is an ideal venue for events, with its fantastic history, sheltered bays, and picturesque viewing platforms make it a great destination for sailors, water sports lovers, and spectators alike.

A great way to view the sailing regatta is by boat. For further information on boat trips in and around Torbay then please follow the link to Treacle Valley Campsites ‘boat trips’ page.

For more information on sailing clubs in Torbay, please follow the link and go to Treacle Valley campsites ‘water sports’ page.

Royal Torbay Yacht Club, 12 Beacon Terrace, Torquay, DEVON, TQ1 2BH

Cinemas in Torquay. Entertainment in Torquay, theatres, cinemas, regattas, live music venues and local festivals in Torquay and around Torbay, Devon.

Central Cinema Torquay is located in the centre of Torquay Town Centre.

Go to the attached link in the image to find out what’s on.

Central Cinema 29 Abbey Road, Torquay, Devon TQ2 5NQ

What's On & Entertainment in Torquay, Paignton & Brixham

There is plenty of entertainment and interesting things on for everyone in Torquay, Paignton, Brixham and throughout the bay of Torbay. So if your on your glamping or camping holiday, or just with us for the weekend, then check out what's on here on Treacle Valley campsites 'what's on & entertainment' page.
Theatres in Torquay. Live show and entertainment in Torquay. Theatres, cinemas, regattas, live music venues and local festivals, Torquay, Paignton and Brixham.

The Little Theatre in Torquay is run by the TOADS Theatre Company. The award-winning Little Theatre is tucked away in the leafy Meadfoot district of Torquay. A converted church, the Little Theatre is an ideal venue for a theatre it’s very atmospheric and well-proportioned and it has a lovely little bar where you can enjoy a drink in the interval.

The Little Theatre also runs a Wednesday club, where you can have a coffee and some light nibbles and catch up on what’s on at the theatre, the current plays, and performing actors.

TOADS Theatre Company The Little Theatre, St Marks Road, Meadfoot, Torquay, TQ1 2EL

Theatres in Torquay. Entertainment in Torquay, theatres, cinemas, regattas, live music venues and local festivals, Torquay, Paignton and Brixham.

The Princess Theatre is Torbay’s largest theatre and draws big shows and named entertainers. Princess Theatre also enjoys a prime location right on Torquay’s seafront and from the theatre’s Breezes café-bar, there are great views over Princess Pier and Torquay harbour and seafront.

For more information on Torquay seafront then please follow the link Torre Abbey Sands Beach‘ and go to Treacle Vally campsite’s ‘beaches’ page.

Princess Theatre Torbay Road, Torquay, Devon TQ2 5EZ

Cinemas in Torquay. Entertainment in Torquay, theatres, cinemas, regattas, live music venues and local festivals in Torquay and around Torbay, Devon.

The Blue Walnut is located in the heart of Chelston which is a lovely leafy district in Torquay.

The Blue Walnut is a quirky cafe bar, and gallery, with a unique tiny cinema. The Blue Walnut has a vibrant film club which is held on the 1st Monday of every month, and also shows live poetry, music, and comedy events.

The Blue Walnut Walnut Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 6HS

Events in Torquay. Entertainment in Torquay, theatres, cinemas, regatta's, live music venues and local events Torquay, Paignton and Brixham.

Kents Cavern hosts some interesting events all year round. Events include Shakespeare performances, ghost stories, and cutting-edge exhibitions, and yes, they’re all underground.

Other events include Stone Age woodland trail and GeoTrail coastal walks.

Kent Cavern can accommodate ‘group bookings‘ so if you’re camping or glamping at Treacle Valley campsite then why not visit Kent’s cavern during your holiday with us?

Kents Cavern Prehistoric Caves, 91 Ilsham Rd, Torquay TQ1 2JF
Cinemas in Paignton. Entertainment in Paignton, theatres, cinemas, regattas, live music venues and local festivals in Paignton and around Torbay.

Vue Cinema in Paignton is Torbay’s largest and most modern cinema. The Vue Cinema in Paignton has all the latest technology including 3D and Sony 4K digital screens.

Vue Cinema is located on the Esplanade right on Paignton seafront and Paignton Sands Beach and is coupled together with a theme pub and a locally run bar, and restaurant called The Shoreline Beach Bar and Restaurant. We haven’t eaten there but we have heard good reviews.

For more information on ‘Paignton Sands Beach‘ please follow the link to the Treacle Valley campsite ‘beaches’ page.

Vue Torbay The Esplanade, Paignton, Devon, TQ4 6AG

Entertainment in Paignton. Music events, theatres, cinemas, regattas, live music venues and local festivals, Torquay, Paignton and Brixham.

The Spinning Wheel is famous in Torbay for live music events and has been playing live music ever since I can remember. In my youth we would go to ‘The Spinny’ as it’s also known, to watch our favorite local bands.

The Spinning Wheel is renowned for live rock band performances along with jazz, blues, and funk. To this day The Spinning Wheel is still a very popular, classic pub and live music venue.

The Spinning Wheel Inn 19 Esplanade Rd, Paignton, Devon, TQ4 6BE

Theatres in Paignton. Entertainment in Paignton, theatres, cinemas, regattas, live music venues and local festivals, Torquay, Paignton and Brixham.

The Palace Avenue Theatre Paignton is right in the heart of Paignton. Located just around the corner from the bus station and train station. The Palace Avenue Theatre is a classic, traditional style theatre. The theatre attracts big acts including musicals, dramas, thrillers, variety shows, and comedians.

Palace Theatre Palace Avenue, Paignton, Devon, TQ3 3HF

Entertainment in Paignton. Entertainment in Torbay, theatres, cinemas, regatta's, live music venues and popular local attractions.

Paignton Zoo is a great day out. If live entertainment is what you want, then we would suggest a visit to Paignton Zoo. Paignton Zoo is a very popular local attraction, there is plenty to see and do, and it’s all very well done.

For more information on Paignton Zoo, please follow the link to Treacle Valley campsites ‘family holidays’ page.

Paignton Zoo Totnes Road, Paignton, Devon TQ4 7EU

Festivals in Brixham, Torquay and Paignton. Entertainment in Brixham, theatres, cinemas, regattas, live music venues, art exhibitions and local festivals in Brixham, Torquay, Paignton and around Torbay.

Brixham Pirate Festival is a relatively new phenomenon to Brixham but through the ages, Brixham has many connections with piracy.

Brixham Pirate Festival started when there was a race worldwide to gather as many pirates together in one day in one place. Brixham held the record in 2009 and today the town of Hastings holds the record at 14,231 pirates. The festival is normally held over the 1st bank holiday weekend in May. All good fun, Brixham Pirate Festival is worth visiting. Brixham is one of the largest fishing ports in the UK, so fish and chips and a pint is beckoning.

Brixham is steeped with history and an interesting place to visit, we regularly catch the ferry from Torquay and spend the day there.

If your planning to eat an inexpensive lunch or need to get away from the hubbub, we would suggest visit Brixham Yacht Club, which is open to non members and elso enjoys fantastic views over Brixham harbours.

For more information on Brixham Yacht Club please follow the link to our ‘water sports’ page.

For more information on ferries from Torquay to Brixham please follow the link to Treacle Valley campsite’s boat trips, page.

Brixham Pirates Festival Brixham, Devon, TQ5 8AW

What To See And Do In & Around Torbay, Devon

If you are camping or glamping at Treacle Valley campsite, throughout Torbay there is always plenty on, and all sorts of entertainment for all the family to enjoy!
Art Festivals in Brixham, Torquay and Paignton. Entertainment in Brixham, theatres, cinemas, regattas, live music venues, art exhibitions and local festivals in Brixham, Torquay, Paignton and around Torbay, Devon.

The Strand Art Gallery is the South West’s largest collection of original paintings and a popular local attraction. The Strand Art Gallery specialises in marine and landscape art, with an emphasis on local Devon views. The gallery also exhibits paintings from famous local ‘Brixham Artists’ which you may have seen on television.

The Strand Art Gallery is worth a visit whilst visiting Brixham.

Strand Art Gallery 2 The Strand, Brixham, Devon, TQ5 8EH

The Hole in the wall pub in Torquay, Devon. Live music events in Torquay. Entertainment in Torquay, theatres, cinemas, regattas, live music venues and local festivals in Torquay and around Torbay.

The Hole in the Wall is a very old traditional pub and it’s’ located right in the centre of Torquay just off the strand.

If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the harbourside the Hole in the Wall is a perfect retreat. The pub also has a restaurant and puts on live entertainment three times a week.

The Hole In The Wall 6 Park Lane, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 2AU

Live music events in Torquay. Entertainment in Torquay, theatres, cinemas, regattas, live music venues and local festivals in Torquay and around Torbay.

Torquay Museum is Torbay’s premier museum. Located just up from Torquay harbour the museum offers all sorts of events and in addition to the museum displays which include lots of information on our local history and the people of Torquay & Torbay. 

Torquay Museum also has a highly recommended café too!

For further information on or to visit Agatha Christie’s house by boat ‘Agatha Christie‘ please follow the link to Treacle Valley campsites ‘boat trips’ page.

Torquay Museum, 529 Babbacombe Rd, Torquay, TQ1 1HG.

Torre Abbey Torquay. What's on at Torre Abbey, theatre, events and abbey tours.

Torre Abbey is a great place to visit as it’s steeped in history. Torre Abbey is situated right in the heart of Torquay, just behind Torre Abbey sands beach. There are always plenty of things to do and see, so check out ‘what’s on’ at Torre Abbey, by following the link above. theatre, events and Torre Abbey tours.

For more information on Torre Abbey Sands Beach please follow the link to Treacle Valley campsite ‘beaches’ page.

Torre Abbey, The Kings Drive, Torquay, GB TQ2 5JE

Treacle Valley campsites really close to Dinosaur World in Torquay. For exibitions and what's on in Dinosaur world camp at Treacle Valley campsite.

Dinosaur World has fun things to see and to do for kids, including exhibitions, activities and quizzes.

Dinosaur world is situated right next to the harbour in Torquay, so it’s an ideal place to visit when you’re out and about exploring, whilst on your camping or glamping holiday at Treacle Valley campsite.

Torquay’s Dinosaur World, 3 Victoria Parade, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 2BB

Cockington Court entertainment. Cockington courts' art exhibitions, theatre and workshops. There is plenty to see and do at Cockington court in Torquay, Devon

Cockington Court runs regular, guided walks, art exhibitions, theatre’s and workshops.

Cockington Court is one of Torquay country parks and is run by Torbay Council.

During your visit you can explore the wonderful grounds, lake and woodland. There is also a café and a great pub called the Drum Inn too.

Cockington Court, Cockington, Torquay, TQ2 6XA

Rock solid coasteering for entertainment in Torquay. Private tours and boat safari's available.

Discover the bay of Torbay with Rock solid coasteering. Outdoor entertainment including private tours and boat safaris are available throughout the season.

So if it’s outdoor adventure you’re looking for then Rock Solid Coasteering is the best place to start as it’s conveniently located really close to Treacle Valley campsites at Maidencombe beach.

For more information on Maidencombe beach, please follow the link to Treacle Valley campsite ‘beaches’ page.

Rock Solid Coasteering
Maidencombe, Torquay, TQ1 4SU,

The story of Agatha Christie’s extraordinary life is a guided walk around Torquay. What's on in Torquay, learn about Agatha Christie's life in Torquay.

The story of Agatha Christie’s extraordinary life is a guided walk around Torquay. These walks are hosted by the award-winning English Riviera Walking Tours. Here you can join many organised local walks and discover Torquay heritage and beauty.

For more information about Agatha Christie, please visit Treacle Valley Campsites ‘boat trips’ page.

The English Riviera Walking Tours, Braddons Hill Road West, Torquay, GB TQ1 1BG

The English Riviera Walking Festival. Fifty walking events over the 2 weeks, including ghosts, music, literature, steam trains, yoga, birds, wildlife and war stories are available.

The English Riviera Walking Festival.

The walking festival returns this year and is running between the 4th – 9th May 2024, with over fifty walking events in and around the English Riviera in Torbay.

During the 2 weeks, walks including ghosts, music, literature, steam trains, yoga, birds, wildlife and war stories are available.

The English Riviera Air show is one of Torbay’s main attractions and normally runs in early June.

The air show can be viewed from anywhere in Torquay, Paignton or Brixham, but I would suggest getting as close to the event as possible. Here are some ideal viewing point suggestions;

Any pier in Torbay, or along the coast path to Daddy hole plain, Torre Abbey Sands Beach in Torquay, Preston Sands Beach in Preston, or the Battery Gardens and Berry Head in Brixham.

The English Riviera Air show, Torbay, Devon

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