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Upcoming Devon Events

The next 27 events in Devon appear below. Please use the calendar above to browse events on a particular date and find out what's on.

20 Oct 2017 to 22 Oct 2017

The Dartmouth Food Festival showcases local produce and culinary skills in and around beautiful Dartmouth.
25 Oct 2017 to 28 Oct 2017

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert is a colourful and heart-warming musical based on the 1994 film. Three friends travel across the Australian Outback in a battered old bus they’ve named Priscilla to perform their drag show in Alice Springs. Along the way they find love and friendship, and encounter prejudice. Packed with high-energy pop numbers including It’s Raining Men, I Will Survive, Boogie Wonderland and Go West. This musical features some of the most outrageous and colourful costumes ever ...
21 Oct 2017 to 29 Oct 2017

Halloween is one of our favourite times of the year at Crealy and we can't wait to welcome you for our most spooktacular event yet! Taken over by new owners, The Creaky Hotel will be opening its doors again and be better than ever with an all-new, even spookier storyline - will you make it all the way through? For the bravest among you, you are also invited to play trick or treat with the mischievous Treehouse Trolls in the wilderness if you dare. We will also be handing out over ...
23 Oct 2017 to 29 Oct 2017

Come and join us at World of Country Life for some spooky goings on this October Half Term week! There will be loads of fun activities including pumpkin carving, the Hallowe’en treasure trail, spooky arts & crafts and – on Friday 27th, Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th October – our famous family Halloween Show up in the Barnyard Theatre! This year – “Angus & the Witch” !!!
21 Oct 2017 to 29 Oct 2017

This October lovers of literature will once again have the perfect opportunity to indulge their passion for words at the Plymouth Literature Festival. We anticipate PlymLit17 will be a nine-day literary feast for writers and readers. Just like last year, we are aiming to put together a programme that will offer something for readers of novels, historical and sports books through to writers of flash fiction, poetry and comedy. And the Festival will have more events this year for ...
05 November 2017

Plymouth will be hosting a bonfire and fireworks display on Sunday 5 November on The Hoe for Bonfire Night. There'll be fairground rides opening from 4pm, catering stands and a whole host of entertainment starting around 6pm with the Bonfire being lit at 7.30pm.
07 Nov 2017 to 08 Nov 2017

Exeter Cathedral Winter Fair is taking place on the evening (18.30-21.00) of Tuesday 7th and all day (10.00-16.00) on Wednesday 8th November. The fair will take place inside the Nave of the Cathedral – and as over 2,000 visitors experienced last year – it’s quite a spectacular venue for a spot of shopping! Ticket information Admission to the Cathedral for the Winter Fair is FREE. Please pre-book your tickets via the website to guarantee admission and receive a free glass of wine ...
11 November 2017

Get in the mood for Christmas at the finest DIVERSE, Christmas market to help you find and purchase gifts and treats with a difference for Christmas! From sparkly jewellery to Christmas cakes, candles, cookware for your Christmas Roasts, Christmas cards, home furnishings and various handcrafted decorations and nik-naks we will have a wide variety of handmade and commercial items from the best local traders in the South West. Free entry to all guests and visitors, this will be a fun day ...
18 November 2017

Exeter Festival Chorus presents two great works for voice and organ: the well-loved Requiem of French composer, Maurice Duruflé, written in 1947, and the Mass in D by Anton Dvořák, composed in 1887. Considered by many to be his masterpiece, Duruflé’s Requiem is based on Gregorian plainchants used in the Mass for the Dead and was conceived as a memorial to his father. In Duruflé’s words it “reflects the anguish of man facing the mystery of his last ending.” Dvořák’s Mass in D is the ...
18 November 2017

Following the very successful Plymouth Christmas Show of 2016, that saw over 2,000 visitors, we are returning to Plymouth Guildhall on the 18th of November 2017 to bring you a repeat performance! Bring your friends and family to explore our Christmas Market, pop along to the Santa’s Grotto or feast down on a mince pie. You’ll find everything you need to make this year’s holiday season festive; Christmas crafts, holiday gifts, seasonal fashions & decor, entertaining tips and a whole lot ...
23 Aug 2017 to 19 Nov 2017

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) is pleased to announce that it will present Poppies: "Wave" by artist Paul Cummins and designer Tom Piper as part of 14-18 NOW's UK-wide tour of the iconic poppies. The installation will be at the Plymouth Naval Memorial from 23 August to 19 November 2017. "Wave" is from the installation "Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red" – poppies and original concept by artist Paul Cummins and installation designed by Tom Piper – by Paul Cummins ...
17 Nov 2017 to 19 Nov 2017

Our festival, held every November, is a fabulous weekend-long event that attracts people from far and wide. We present international, national and local artists. We aim to promote new talent as well as established musicians at our main venues and at the very popular fringe events. Various venues.
02 December 2017

For the seventh year we are putting on the most popular Christmas Fair in Exeter. The road is closed and the fantastic shops and restaurants of Magdalen Road will spill out onto the street and be joined by 50 stalls from all over the West Country. There will be street-food, drink, live entertainment from bands and singers, fairground rides, presents to buy, music, hot wine and lots of other Christmassy food and much jollity.
02 December 2017

Festive military splendour will return to Plymouth Pavilions when the world famous Royal Marines Christmas Spectacular heads back to the arena on Saturday 2 December. This popular event will feature some of the finest seasonal music from the The Band of Her Majesty's Royal Marines Plymouth. During this annual event, the Band will perform Christmas music, military marches, big band hits and popular showstoppers – to name but a few. In addition, their world-renowned Corps of Drums will ...
06 December 2017

A lovely evening of late night shopping with Victorian dress, children's entertainment, bell ringing, a raffle, and music and dance.
10 December 2017

The Santa Run is designed to be a fun event whilst at the same time raising money for those less fortunate than ourselves. So, please help us by firstly participating and secondly getting all your friends and family to sponsor you. Better still would be for them to participate as well and raise their own sponsorship money. Our major charities this year will be Hannah's – Dame Hannah Rogers, and Jeremiah's Journey.
12 Dec 2017 to 13 Dec 2017

"Carols in the Cathedral" with Exeter Brass and Devon County Junior Choir. Howard Ionascu conductor Ticket information £18 £14 £12, student discount £5, available from, EPC tickets on 01392 278168 or from Exeter Visitor Information Centre and Tickets, Dix’s Field, 01392 665885.
13 December 2017

Streets close to allow a range of Christmas stalls to set up selling their wares.
16 December 2017

Exeter Chamber Choir and Orchestra presents a celebration of the Annunciation and Birth of Jesus as portrayed by composers over the centuries. Our Christmas journey begins with extracts from J.S. Bach’s “Wachet Auf” cantata, heralding the beginning of Advent, continuing with early musical gems by Monteverdi and Buxtehude. We conjure up the magic of Christmas with festive treats such as Elgar’s “The Snow”, Morten Lauridsen’s “O Magnum Mysterium” and an arrangement of “Away in a Manger” by ...
16 Nov 2017 to 17 Dec 2017

The Cathedral is to take over running the Christmas market on the Cathedral Green this year. The market, which will be re-orientated to focus on the West Front of the Cathedral, will still have a ‘Continental’ feel but will also boast more opportunities to support local businesses and performers. Opening times The Exeter Cathedral Christmas Market will open on Thursday 16th November 2017 at 15.00, followed by an official launch later that evening. Following the opening night, the ...
02 Dec 2017 to 23 Dec 2017

Visit Santa at World of Country Life this December and enjoy a traditional Victorian Christmas experience for the whole family to enjoy. Stroll down the Victorian Street to Santa’s Cottage Workshop where you’ll meet the man himself – he’ll check you’re on the nice list before you get your gift! And as we all know Santa is a very busy man – while you’re waiting you can visit the animals, make your own Christmas card with the elves and explore the museum!
06 Dec 2017 to 24 Dec 2017

Stiltskin Theatre Company weave their magic in their own original style using inventive set, puppets and costumes to retell this heartwarming tale for all the family. Venue: The Soapbox Theatre, Devonport Park, Plymouth.
08 Dec 2017 to 31 Dec 2017

Sam Callaghan (X Factor) plays Aladdin, the son of a poor laundry owner. He falls in love with the Princess, daughter of the Empress of China, Anne Hegerty, (ITV’s The Chase) and must prove himself a worthy suitor. Aladdin, finding a rusty old lamp, becomes master of the Genie inside but the Wicked Sorcerer, Evil Abanazar played by Tom Owen also wants the lamp. Can Aladdin and his friends, including Luke Friend (X Factor) as the Genie of the Ring, outwit the baddie, keep the lamp, marry ...
21 Dec 2017 to 03 Jan 2018

Paignton Pantomime Productions bring to the stage their annual panto which this year will see Cinderella capturing her prince! Venue: Palace Theatre
21 Dec 2017 to 06 Jan 2018

Enjoy a tale as old as time with ELTC’s production of Beauty and the Beast. When the spoiled and arrogant Prince Scott is cursed by an evil fairy, he must learn to love before the last rose petal drops or face staying a beast forever. With the help of his trusted servants he might stand a chance to break the spell when he meets the smart and charming Belle, whose family runs the popular Bottom’s Up pub in Exeter. Can our brave bookworm learn to not judge a book by its cover? She’ll ...
02 Dec 2017 to 07 Jan 2018

Pantomime comes home to the Northcott Theatre with a spectacular new staging of Dick Whittington, starring Exeter’s most popular Dame – Steve Bennett and directed by one of the country’s leading pantomime directors, Tony Lidington. With his faithful Puss by his side Dick leaves his Exeter home for the bright lights of London in search of fame and fortune. Follow his adventures as he reaches the big city and travels the high seas. Will Dick find his fortune? Can he and Puss defeat the evil ...
26 Nov 2017 to 07 Jan 2018

The Waterfront Snowflake Trail is a great activity for families to enjoy a walk across Plymouth’s stunning waterfront, whilst following the trail map to locate the snowflakes. Collect ten snowflake names to enter into the free prize draw to win some fabulous prizes. The trail will run for six weeks, from Sunday 26 November to Sunday 7 January and the trail maps will be available to download from the website or available from the Tourist Information Centre and participating businesses ...

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