A Big List of Things To Go See & Do This August
August has arrived and with it comes the unpredictable British summer weather, the kids summer holidays as well as great events across the South West. We’ve collated a long list of things to do this August from festivals to family outings, we’re sure there’s something here for you.
Struggling to find activities for your kids during the summer holidays? Say no more!
Meet the Occombe Farm animals and get a taste of what it's like to feed and care for them!
If you have been keeping up to date with The Shorely, then you would’ve heard about The BFG in Pictures show at Torre Abbey Museum.
Get the chance to see the rare Greater Horseshoe bats at Berry Head, a Geopark Gateway Site.
Do you fancy trying something different this summer? How about experience the natural world for an evening in paddle canoe up the River Dart.
Torre Abbey (in partnership with JCW Cinema Services) are hosting their third consecutive year of outdoor cinema.
It’s that time of year again when the Torbay Guild of Artists bring their talents together and present that at Torre Abbey’s Spanish Barn.
If you’re more into theatre productions, then there is another perfect venue on your doorstep; Cockington Court are hosting Illyria Outdoor Theatre once again this summer!
The Port of Dartmouth Royal Regatta labelled the ‘Best in the West’ lives up to its reputation with superb competition and brilliant entertainment.
Take to the sea, or find a vantage point on the coastline to see this year’s Torbay Royal Regatta.
Kents Cavern in Torquay are introducing the South West's first and only pop-up underground cinema for 2019!
CBBC’s Big Friday Wind-Up and Copycats stars Sam and Mark are taking to the road. The children’s TV duo are bringing an hour jokes, sketches and games to the Palace Theatre in Paignton.
Don’t forget about these on going exhibitions that are throughout the summer and all the way to September.
Torre Abbey have a big character coming to town for their summer long exhibition.
Kids can get right under the skin of some of our best-loved animals with a new family-friendly exhibition at Torquay Museum!
The new annual 2019 Dinosaur Trail is now open in Exmouth. Grab a map and enter back into the future amongst the dinosaurs.
Explore warriors and pirates from across the world and through time over two floors of interactive exhibitions. Pirates! Fact and Fiction an exhibition for all ages takes visitors on a journey through pirate history, film and literature. It includes spectacular costumes from the TV series Spartacus, Black Sails and the films Peter Pan and Pirates of the Caribbean.
Brixham Fish Market are hosting their market tours for the 10th year running! Indulge and get hands on with some of Torbay’s locally sourced fish and learn the ways of the market industry.