There’s always something happening here in Torbay, from fishing competions to pedal-car grand prix and everything in between!
Here is a quick round-up of whats in store this August:
Torbay Steam Fair (5-7 August)
Located just outside Brixham on the main A3022, this is a 3 day event which is a must for all the family.
Come and view the wonderful working steam engines, vintage, and classic cars, lorries, military displays, market stalls and so much more.
Anderton and Rowland Fun Fair (1 August- 4 September)
Regatta Fun Fair on Torre Abbey Meadows, open from 2pm daily.
Rides and sideshow games for all the family.
Cockington Food & Craft Market (28 August)
Stunning, unique handmade crafts complimented by locally farmed foods. In the beautiful grounds of Cockington Court, experience crafts makers at work and sample some of Devon’s finest foods.
Dayboat National Championships (6-11 August)
Dayboat National Championships- 18 dinghies racing off Brixham.
Teignmouth Farmers Market (27 August)
The Teignmouth Farmers Market is back by popular demand with fresh, local produce every last Saturday of the month in The Triangle from 10am until 2pm.
Bring your basket, fill it with local goodies, and feed your soul as you fill your plate.
Sailing at Torbay Royal Regatta (19-24 August)
Set against the backdrop of the beautiful English Riviera Geopark, Tor Bay has been used as a venue for sailing competitions for many years. This year we are celebrating 202 years since the first recorded Sailing Match in the Bay. Over the centuries, Tor Bay has become one of the most popular sailing venues in the UK with sheltered waters from the North, West and South.
Races are held each day for most boat classes and there are social events hosted by the host Clubs in the evenings.
GeoSwim- Torbay (28 August)
This challenging event takes place in the beautiful English Riviera Global GeoPark of Torbay, the perfect location for Open Water Swimming!
Staged in the sheltered waters off Goodrington Sands all competitors will experience open water swimming at its very best. What’s so exciting about this course is the natural arena that is created by the cliffs at both ends of the beach and the wonderful spectator promenade on North Beach. Spectators will be able to ‘cheer on’ every stroke as the competitors swim along the sea wall.
There are three “go-long” distances on offer to challenge your spirit of adventure, 1, 3 or 5km.
Gerry Cottle’s WOW Circus (4-30 August)
Driven by all our favourite music from the last 60 years accompaning an awe-inspiring line-up of the world’s greatest acts in circus, comedy and magic for LIVE entertainment to thrill and astonish all ages.
From Romania, the amazing hand balancing and trapeze skills of Mikal Ionescu who recently starred on Britain’s Got Talent. From America and Holland, the comedy illusions of Scott and Mureil, Gold Clown Award winners from the Monte Carlo Circus Festival. From Africa, the whirlwind acrobatics of the Tanzanian Tornadoes, and from France, the hilarious comedy talents of Coreo Hazzard who juggles ping pong balls with his mouth and ends up inside a giant balloon.
Cats (20 Aug 2016 – 3 Sep 2016) – Princess Theatre Torquay
Artania Cruise Ship Visit (25 Aug 2016) – Torquay
Dartmouth Royal Regatta (25 Aug 2016 – 27 Aug 2016) – Dartmouth Quay
The Carpenters Story (26 Aug 2016) – Princess Theatre – Torquay
Into the Shadows (26 Aug 2016) – Babbacombe Theatre Torquay
Thank You For The Music (27 Aug 2016) – Princess Theatre – Torquay
Food and Crafts Market (28 Aug 2016) – Cockington Torquay
Newton Abbot Racing (31 Aug 2016) – Newton Abbot Racecourse