Events

EVENTS1

March

George’s Marvellous Medicine 6th-10th April Princess Theatre – Torquay
420 Spring Championships- 40 youth dinghies 10th-11th April Royal Torbay Yacht Club – Torquay
Dinosaur Easter Egg Hunt 4th – 15th April Dinosaur World – Torquay
Wedding Showcase 25th April Imperial Hotel – Torquay
Reptile Ramble 28th April Paignton Zoo
Torbay Easter Hockey Festival 30th -2nd April Paignton
Easter Egg Hunt 29th-15th April Babbacombe Model Village
Eggscellent Easter Weekend 30th–2nd April Living Coasts – Torquay
Really Wild Egg Hunt 30th -2nd April Paignton Zoo
Explorer Challenge 30th–13th April Cockington Country Park
Spring Quest 30th-13th April Occombe Farm
Dinosaur Quest – Easter Underground 30th–15th April Kents Cavern – Torquay
Easter Holidays Egg Hunt 30th – 15th April Bygones – Torquay
Easter Activities at Cockington Court Hunt 30th-15th April Cockington
Easter Egg Hunt 30th-15th April Greenway House
Easter Egg Hunt 30th-15th April Coleton Fishacre
Agatha Christie and Collins Exhibition 30th- 28th Oct Greenway House
Evening Illuminations 29th – 18th October Babbacombe Model Village
Tattoo Exhibition 3rd – 3rd June Torre Abbey

April

Torbay Tornado Dinghy Regatta 2nd Royal Torbay Yacht Club – Torquay
Easter Eggstravaganza 2nd Babbacombe Cliff Railway – Torquay
Caves and Cosmos 2nd Kents Cavern – Torquay
Meet Our Animals 2nd, 6th 9th and 13th Occombe Farm – Paignton
Farm to Fork Day 3rd Occombe Farm – Paignton
Anderton and Rowland Fun Fair TBC Paignton Green
Wild Wednesday 4th and 11th Coleton Fishacre
Brixham Fish Market Tours 4th April-24th Oct various dates Brixham Fish Market
Evening Illuminations every Thurs until end Oct Babbacombe Model Village
Gin Festival 13th-14th Torquay Town Hall
Ultra White Collar Boxing 14th Riviera Centre – Torquay
Grinagog Festival 21st-22nd Various locations
OMRA Model Powerboat Race 21st-22nd near Torquay harbour
Ape and Cake 25th Paignton Zoo
World Penguin Day 25th Living Coasts Coastal Zoo – Torquay
‘Save the Children’ Black Tie Dinner 27th RICC – Torquay
Angel Ball 28th Imperial Hotel – Torquay
Wedding Showcase 29th Imperial Hotel – Torquay

May

BMAD Motorbike Festival 4th-6th Paignton Seafront
Visit or Artania Cruise Ship 4th Torquay
OCR Powerboat Racing 4th-7th off Torquay harbour
Aqua Adrenaline – Powerboat Racing 5th-6th off Torquay harbour
Brixham Pirate Festival 5th-7th Brixham
Cliff Railway Day 12th Babbacombe Cliff Railway
West of England Amateur Rowing 8K 12th Thatcher Rock – Torquay
Visit of MS Hamburg Cruise Ship 17th Torquay
Prosecco Festival 18th-19th RICC – Torquay
Race for Life 5K 20th Torbay Velopark – Paignton
Wild About Cockington Walk 20th Cockington Country Park
Wedding Showcase 20th Imperial Hotel – Torquay
Sculpture Trail 25th- 9th Sept Cockington
Brixham Heritage Sailing Regatta 26th Greenway House
Enchanted Woodland Day 17th Torquay
Brixfest 26th-30th Brixham
Paignton Open of Double Handed Dinghies 26th-27th off Paignton harbour
Brixham Heritage Sailing Regatta 26th-27th Brixham
Dinosaur Birthday Half Term Celebration 26th- 3rd June Dinosaur World – Torquay
UNESCO English Riviera Global Geopark Festival 26th -3rd June Various
Half Term Teddy Bear Picnic 26th -3rd June Bygones – Torquay
Wild About Cockington Exhibition 26th -3rd June Cockington Visitor Centre
Meet Our Animals 28th Occombe Farm – Paignton
Rockpool Ramble 29th The Seashore Centre – Goodrington
Tea with Tigers 30th Paignton Zoo
Wild Wednesday 30th Coleton Fishacre
Farm to Fork Day 31st Occombe Farm – Paignton

June

Meet Our Animals 1st June 50
Torbay Air Show 2nd-3rd Paignton Green
English Riviera International Dance Festival 3rd-7th TLH and Riviera Centre – Torquay
Back in Time to D-Day 6th Greenway House
BMAD Bike Nights 6th – 26th Sept Weds Paignton Green
Ukulele Festival 9th-10th Babbacombe Cliff Railway – Torquay
Occombe Festival 15th- 16th Occombe Farm – Paignton
SB20 National Championship – keelboats 15th-18th Royal Torbay Yacht Club – Torquay
Belle Voci Concert 15th Torre Abbey – Torquay
Brixham Trawler Race 16th Brixham Harbour
English Riviera Open Bowls Tournament 17th-24th Torquay
Outdoor Theatre: Pride and Prejudice 17th Greenway House
Triangle Race 17th start – 29th finish Tor Bay
Babbacombe Rotary Fayre 20th Babbacombe Downs
Murder, Mystery Night 23rd Imperial Hotel – Torquay
RYA National Sailboat League – keelboats 23rd-24th Royal Torbay Yacht Club – Torquay
Torbay Half Marathon 24th Paignton Green
Wedding Showcase 24th Imperial Hotel – Torquay
Classic Motorcycles Event 24th Cockington Court
BLDSA Championships-Long Distance Swimming 30th Starts Meadfoot Beach – Torquay
BYC Larks Open Championships 30th-1st July Brixham
Dragon Edinburgh Cup – keelboats 30th–7th July Royal Torbay Yacht Club – Torquay

July

Torbay Armed Forces Day 1st Queens Park, Paignton
UDO Dance Championships 1st Torbay Leisure Centre – Paignton
Summer Ghost Tour 4th- 31st Aug Kents Cavern – Torquay
Brixham Hap’nin 6th-7th St Mary’s Park – Brixham
RTYC Offshore Week 6th-14th Torquay
The Rowcroft Sleep Walk 7th Torbay Leisure Centre – Paignton
Geopark Triathlon 8th Goodrington Beach – Paignton
KingsBeer Festival 13th-15th Kingswear Steam Train Station
Torbay Mods on the Green 14th Paignton Green
29er Grand Prix – youth dinghies 14th-15th Royal Torbay Yacht Club – Torquay
Brixham Dinghy Regatta 14th- 15th Brixham
40th Pedal Car Grand Prix 15th Torre Abbey Meadows – Torquay
Gerry Cottle’s Circus 16th-29th Torre Abbey Meadows – Torquay
Albacore National Championship – dinghies 17th- 29th Royal Torbay Yacht Club – Torquay
Visit of Astor Cruise Ship 19th Torquay
The Big Butterfly Count 20th-2nd August Greenway House
Jazz Party 21st Coleton Fishacre
Kents Cavern Ghost Tours Weds, Thurs, Fri until end Aug Kents Cavern Prehistoric Caves
Super Summer Trail 21st-2nd Sept Bygones – Torquay
Pirate Thursdays 26th- 30th August Brixham Harbour
Paignton Festival 21st-31st Paignton Seafront
Wedding Showcase 22nd Imperial Hotel – Torquay
Visit of Amadea Cruise Ship 22nd Torquay
Riviera Classic Car Show 22nd Paignton Green
Wild Wednesday 25th Coleton Fishacre
Paignton Carnival Procession 26th from Paignton Green
Outdoor Theatre: The Merchant of Venice 27th- 29th Cockington Court
Brixhan Yacht Racing Regatta 14th- 15th Brixham
Paignton Harbour Festival Day 28th Paignton Harbour
Marldon Apple Pie Fair 28th Marldon Village
Sailing Regatta 28th- 29th Brixham
Outdoor Theatre: Pirates of Penzance 29th Coleton Fishacre
Dubs at the Beach 29th Paignton Green

August

Cockington Fayre 1st Cockington
B14 National Championships 2nd Brixham
Prosecco and Fizz Festival 3rd-4th RICC – Torquay
2000 Class National Championship – dinghies 4th-11th Royal Torbay Yacht Club – Torquay
Gerry Cottle’s Circus Until 28th Paignton Green
Roller Coaster TBC Paignton Green
Anderton and Rowland Fun Fair Until 31st Torre Abbey Meadows – Torquay
Torbay Steam Fair 3rd-5th Churston
Holistic Festival 4th-5th Lupton House – nr Brixham
Paignton Regatta 4th-12th Paignton
Visit of MS Hamburg Cruise Ship 5th Torquay
Torbay Open Tennis Tournament 5th-11th Torquay Tennis Club
Wild Wednesday 8th and 22nd Coleton Fishacre
Paignton Rowing Club Skiff Regatta 11th Paignton Beach
Festival of History 11th-12th Lupton House – nr Brixham
Torbay Lifeboat Seaside Special 12th Brixham Harbour
Paignton Rowing Club Gig Regatta 12th Paignton Beach
Outdoor Theatre: The Midnight Gang 12th Greenway House
Children’s Week 13th-19th Paignton Green
OK Nationals and National 12’s 16th-19th Brixham
Cockington Dog Day 19th Cockington Court – Torquay
Torbay Royal Regatta 25th-29th Torquay
VX1 National Championships 25th-27th Torquay
29th Grand Prix Summer Championship 25th-27th Torquay
Outdoor Theatre: The Adventures of Dr Doolittle 27th Cockington Court – Torquay
Cowes – Torquay Offshore Powerboat Race 26th Torquay Harbour
Torbay Sea Angling Festival 31st- 9th Sept Various locations

September

K1/K2 National Championship – keelboats 1st-2nd Royal Torbay Yacht Club – Torquay
Torquay Food and Drink Festival 2nd Livermead Cliff Hotel – Torquay
Fishstock 8th Brixham Fish Market
Last Team Standing 8th Babbacombe Cliff Railway
Women of Worth Charity Ball 8th RICC – Torquay
Heritage Open Day 9th Coleton Fishacre
Heritage Open Day 9th Greenway House
The Devon Wedding Show 9th RICC – Torquay
Devon Open Studios 9th-23rd Various locations
K6 and Viper National Championship–keelboats 13th-16th Royal Torbay Yacht Club – Torquay
Agatha Christie Festival 15th Various locations
Brixham Heritage Rally 15th-16t Brixham
Heritage Open Days 13th-16th Various locations
England’s Seafood FEAST 22nd -7 Oct Various locations
Murder Mystery 26th Orestone Manor – Torquay
Macmillan Coffee Morning 286th RICC – Torquay

October

Cockington Apple Day 14th Cockington Court
Wedding Showcase 14th Imperial Hotel – Torquay
Wedding Fair 14th Livermead Cliff Hotel – Torquay
Halloween Hunt 20th-28th Bygones – Torquay
Halloween Happenings 20th-31s Babbacombe Model Village
Cockington Halloween Festival 22nd-28th Cockington Court – Torquay
Children’s Halloween Party 31st Oct RICC – Torquay

November

Spooks and Sparkle 3rd Babbacombe Cliff Railway
Bonfire and Fireworks Party 3rd-4th Lupton House – nr Brixham
Shakespeare Underground 5th-17th Kents Cavern Prehistoric Caves
Murder Mystery 16th Orestone Manor – Torquay
Christmas Carnival Procession 17th Torquay
Junior Autumn Regatta – junior dinghie 17th-18th Torquay
Winter Wonderland Grotto 17th-24th Dec Fleet Walk – Torquay
Brixham Christmas Market 24th Scala Hall – Brixham
Lanterns, Lamps and ‘lluminations 24th Brixham Harbour
Christmas Craft Fair 24th Lupton House – nr Brixham
Wedding Showcase 25th Imperial Hotel – Torquay

December

Christmas at Cockington 1st-2nd Cockington Court – Torquay
Victorian Christmas 1st-24th Bygones – Torquay
Carols in the Caves 13th Kents Cavern Prehistoric Caves
Christmas Cracker 15th Babbacombe Cliff Railway
Christmas at the Model Village 15th – 1st Jan Babbacombe Model Village
Visit Father Christmas 17th-24th Bygones – Torquay
Christmas Grotto 17th-24th Fleet Walk – Torquay
Paignton Lions Club Walk into the Sea 26th Paignton Beach
Boxing Day Dip 26th Corbyn Head – Torquay