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Christmas Weekends at Cockington Court, Torquay

Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th 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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NOTE: This is an independent event being promoted by Christmas by the Sea; please contact the organisers direct for further details.

Exeter Chorale and Players: Veni Sponsa Christi, at Torre Abbey

Wednesday  6th December

Exeter Chorale and Players present a thrilling concert of seasonal Renaissance music from Spain, Italy, and Germany by Guerrero, Victoria, Palestrina and Lassus, as well as Gregorian chant and instrumental interludes. Pre concert and interval drinks will help to create a serene start to Advent.

Cost:

7.30pm - 10pm

£10

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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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Wreath Making Workshop at The Palace Theatre, Paignton: FULLY BOOKED, see alternative dates

Sunday 10th December

Cost:

12pm to 1.30pm

1.30pm to 3pm

£5 per Wreath

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Paignton Christmas Grotto

Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th December

(also 16th, 17th, 20th & 21st Dec)

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

 

At Crossway Shopping Centre.

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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.

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. Booking Advised.

Cost:

Sat 10am - 3.30pm

Sun 11am - 3pm

£6 incl. keyring &

present

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Craft market/funday at The Windmill Centre,

Saturday 9th  December

We have a Santa's grotto, craft activities and soft play for the children. Also a raffle, hot food and drinks and some treats for the reindeers.

 

Cost:

12pm to 4pm

n/a

Times:

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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Lantern Parade, Paignton

Saturday 9th December

We welcome all to join our lantern procession through Paignton high street and into Palace Gardens for a festive sing-along. Make and bring your own lanterns, bang a drum and help build a wonderful lantern tree. Also in the procession will be the spectacular grand animal lanterns comissioned by Newquay Zoo, Paignton Zoo and Living Coasts Torquay.

With tasty treats available from Marion's Deli, Nelly's and Hunt's mulled cider.

Cost:

Meet at 3.30pm Procession starts 4pm  (outside Costa Coffee, Victoria Street)

FREE!

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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.

Exeter Chorale

Babbacombe Cliff Railway Tinsel Train

Sunday 10th December

Cost:

11 am - 3pm

£5

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Ride the Tinsel Train

Enjoy crafts and fun activities in our Visitor Centre on the beach.

Write a letter to Santa.

Take home a gift.

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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.