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Wreath Making Workshop at Torre Abbey, Torquay

Wednesday 13th December

Create a beautiful Christmas wreath to hang on your door or above your fireplace. All ages are welcome and all of the materials are provided. Workshop led by gardeners from Torre Abbey. Entry into the Abbey is not required to participacte in the workshop. Booking Advised.

Cost:

10am to 1pm

£5 per Wreath

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Mulled Wine, Mince Pies & Music at Torquay Museum

Wednesday 13th Decmber

Come along and listen to a selection of Christmas music and classic Christmas tales presented by 'Bay Brass & Friends'.

This is a fundraising event for Torquay Museum. Tickets are available from reception at Torquay Museum either in person or over the phone. Pre-booking is advisable - call 01803 293975.

 

Cost:

7pm - 9.30pm

Adults £5, Children £3

(inlc. drink & mince pie)

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Wreath Making Workshop at Torre Abbey, Torquay: FULLY BOOKED, see alternative dates

Saturday 16th  December

Create a beautiful Christmas wreath to hang on your door or above your fireplace. All ages are welcome and all of the materials are provided. Workshop led by gardeners from Torre Abbey. Entry into the Abbey is not required to participacte in the workshop. Booking Advised.

Cost:

10am to 2pm

£5 per Wreath

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Christmas Ghost Hunt at Torquay Museum

Saturday16th December

Fancy a spine-chilling Christmas ghost hunting night in a spooky, atmospheric Victorian museum? Well if you’re fascinated by ghosts and the paranormal, and have ever wondered if there really is something “on the other side”, then now is your chance to join the Ghosts and Paranormal Seekers team on a blood-chilling paranormal investigation at Torquay Museum.

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NOTE: This is an independent event being promoted by Christmas by the Sea; please contact the organisers direct for further details.

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If you are organising a festive event in the Torbay area tell us about it using the form on our contact us page so we can add it to our festive calendar.

Please Note: We are purely listing these events, please contact the organisers directly for further details.

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Christmas Weekends at Cockington Court, Torquay

Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th December

In the lead up to Christmas, every weekend in December there will be pop-up family activities, a Christmas pirate nutcracker trail, music and craft activities to enjoy and all while you browse the galleries and craft studios to find unique, handmade gift and enjoy delicious treats in the tea rooms. Enjoy a unique Christmas this year with Brixham Pirates who will be joining Santa and sharing with you their treasure.

 

Cost:

10am to 4pm

Nutcracker trail:

£2 per child

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Wreath Making Workshop at The Edge, Brixham

Sunday 17th  December

Create a beautiful Christmas wreath to hang on your door or above your fireplace.

All ages are welcome and all of the materials are provided. Workshop led by gardener from Torre Abbey.  Booking Advised. 

Please note, this workshop is not suitable for wheelchair users due to first floor room location. All our other wreath making workshops are though.

Cost:

1.30pm to 4.30pm

£5 per Wreath

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Santa's Grotto at The Edge, Brixham

Sunday 17th December

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Cost:

8pm until late

£25 per person

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NOTE: This is an independent event being promoted by Christmas by the Sea; please contact the organisers direct for further details.

Torbay Road Celebrates

Saturday 16th December

Torbay Road celebrates is a free community day event.There is entertainment throughout the day including OF Samba band Dan Brazier street magic, Mr Phill childrens  entertainer, Paignton Sapphires, children's fancy dress competition, Brixham ukele group, and Brixham harmony choir. Also free face painting in Chandlers cafe.

Cost:

11am to 3pm

Free

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Christmas Concert in The Spanish Barn at Torre Abbey, Torquay

Saturday 16th  December

The Unidentified Family Orchestra & the Choral Engineers with special guests Dean Brodrick, Ben McCabe & Jackie Oates will perform Christmas songs by Sufjan Stevens. Then the second half will be traditional Christmas songs for everyone to join in with. This concert is also supported by Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra.

Wrap up warm, bring a blanket and enjoy a mulled wine at this festive concert in the beautiful Spanish Barn. Booking Advised.

Cost:

7pm

£5 per person

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South Devon Choir, Carol Concert & Seasonal Readings, St Andrew's Church, Paignton

Thursday 14th Decmber

NOTE: This is an independent event being promoted by Christmas by the Sea; please contact the organisers direct for further details.

Wren Christmas Carol Concert, Palace Theatre Paignton

Thursday 14th Decmber

Wren Music Folk orchestras and choirs sing and play the season round.

Leaders Jon Dyer – Paul Wilson – Sarah Owen

 

Cost:

7pm

Free, but with charity collection

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NOTE: This is an independent event being promoted by Christmas by the Sea; please contact the organisers direct for further details.

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An evening of carols sung by South Devon Choir, audience carols, and light-hearted seasonal readings. Mince pies, tea/coffee in the interval. Retiring collection for Rowcroft Hospice and St Andrews Church.

Cost:

7.30pm - 9.30pm

Free

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Paignton Christmas Grotto

Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th December

(20th & 21st Dec)

This grotto is created by a small group of volunteers and raises money for children's charities.

 

At Crossway Shopping Centre.

 

Cost:

Sat 10am - 3.30pm

Sun 11am - 3pm

£6 incl. keyring &

present

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Santa's Grotto at The Edge, Brixham

Sunday 17th until Wednesday 22nd  December

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NOTE: This event is delivered by a partner organisation supported by Christmas by the Sea; please contact organisers direct for further deails.

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Cost:

11am - 3pm

£5

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NOTE: This is an independent event being promoted by Christmas by the Sea; please contact the organisers direct for further details.

NOTE: This is an independent event being promoted by Christmas by the Sea; please contact the organisers direct for further details.

NOTE: This is an independent event being promoted by Christmas by the Sea; please contact the organisers direct for further details.

NOTE: This is an independent event being promoted by Christmas by the Sea; please contact the organisers direct for further details.

A present from the past at The Edge, Brixham

 

Opening Times:

17th:                1pm - 5pm

18th - 21st:     12pm - 5pm

22nd:               12pm - 7pm

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