What’s On

28 September 2021: We’ve put on over 80 live events since the first easing of Covid restrictions on 17 May. For the latest infomation see See our pandemic policies.

Oct 2021

Talk: Monty Halls
Thursday 28 October 2021 at 7:30 PM
Monty Halls
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Join Monty as he travels all around the world, seeking out the most incredible wildlife encounters above and below the waves. This talk will immerse you in all that is wild & adventurous and will, no doubt, set that wanderlust into action.


Platform Cinema: The Drifters (12)
Friday 29 October 2021 at 7:30 PM
the drifters
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A love story about identity and place in a post Brexit Europe. Koffee, an African migrant, and Fanny, a French Waitress are two lost souls who attempt to find home in one another and escape the labels that inevitably leave them homeless. Filmed in Teignmouth & London.


Earl Okin
Sunday 31 October 2021 at 7:30 PM
earl okin
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Earl Okin is now a legendary crooner/comedian in that ‘cult’ bracket of musicians who each generation (re)discovers. “I never tire of watching him perfom – he’s always amazing.”


Nov 2021

Henrik Jensen’s ‘Followed By Thirteen’
Monday 1 November 2021 at 7:30 PM

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Henrik Jensen – double bass, Esben Tjalve – piano, and Mark Whitlam – drums. Followed By Thirteen is an ensemble of musicians at the top of their game and who deeply respect each others individual merits and sensitively represent each part.


Kate Westbrook and The Granite Band
Friday 5 November 2021 at 7:30 PM
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Kate Westbrook acknowledges no musical boundaries. Her distinctive, theatrically charged vocal style has won her an international reputation, ‘a voice for winter, exile, anger; but also for love and prophesy’ (Jazzwise).


Jonathan Gee Trio
Saturday 6 November 2021 at 7:30 PM
Jonathan Gee Trio
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For this mini tour of Devon with Marcus Vergette on bass and Andy Trim on drums, Jonathan will be playing the music of Keith Jarrett and Stevie Wonder and some lockdown-inspired songs like Don’t Get Around Much Anymore, The Nearness of You and Don’t Stand So Close To Me.


Riviera Ramblers
Sunday 7 November 2021 at 1:00 PM
riviera ramblers
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A regular monthly event: This is a swinging sextet whose “Le jazz hot” has attracted a lot of attention from audiences and dancers throughout the South-West and beyond.


All Is Mended (a play, a book and an exhibition)
Wednesday 10 November 2021 at 7:30 PM
All Is Mended
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The All Is Mended play is a comedy with a serious side. A re-purposing of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”, ingeniously crafted together with lines from some of his most famous works telling a new story of life in a care home. It’s about magic and remembering, resilience and forgetting, old age and young hopes and of course love.


Orpheus with Annika Skoogh
Thursday 11 November 2021 at 7:30 PM
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Mama Tokus: The Get Together
Saturday 13 November 2021 at 7:30 PM
mama tokus
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The Get-Together: It’s more than a gig – it’s a joyful experience where YOU get to join in on the songs and the action. It features singalong soul music, feelgood tunes you’ll be familiar with and an optimistic vibe that will stay with you long after the show’s over.


Rob Carney
Sunday 14 November 2021 at 7:30 PM
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An intimate evening of original songs and harmony singing by local singer-songwriter/choir leader Rob Carney, supported by singers from Glorious Chorus.


Catfish Keith
Thursday 18 November 2021 at 7:30 PM
catfish keith
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World-touring acoustic blues pioneer CATFISH KEITH has established himself as one of the most exciting country blues performers of our time. Catfish’s innovative style of foot-stomping, deep delta blues and American roots music has spellbound audiences the world over.


The Ciderhouse Rebellion
Friday 19 November 2021 at 7:30 PM
the ciderhouse rebellion
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The duo brings together master accordionist Murray Grainger and fiddle player Adam Summerhayes. The pair play some traditional tunes, particularly from the NE of England, and compose their own music, specialising in creating within the moment so each performance is uniquely magical in its improvisatory focus.


Mik Artistik’s Ego Trip
Saturday 20 November 2021 at 7:30 PM
mik artistik
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Delightful, frightening, strange and hysterically funny, this is a truly special festival band whose live shows are legendary.



Waltz! A classical octet, fundraising for Refugees
Sunday 21 November 2021 at 3:00 PM
strauss waltzes
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A magical hour of Strauss waltzes, elegantly arranged for string quartet, piano, harmonium, flute & clarinet. All proceeds to The British Red Cross supporting refugees across the South West.


West St Words Cabaret, Matt Harvey, Elvis McGonagall
Sunday 21 November 2021 at 7:30 PM

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Andy Panayi with the Tom Ball Trio
Monday 22 November 2021 at 7:30 PM
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One of the UK’s top sax and flute players joins pianist Tom Ball, Kevin Sanders on Bass and Coach York on drums for a night of great jazz.


Talk: Sean Hellman
Thursday 25 November 2021 at 7:30 PM

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Platform Cinema: Nomadland (12A)
Friday 26 November 2021 at 7:30 PM
nomadland
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Frances McDormand illuminates Chloé Zhao’s humane and lyrical film about people living on the road in the American West, based on Jessica Bruder’s eponymous book.


Torbay Symphony Orchestra: Wagner, Tchaikovsky and Schumann
Saturday 27 November 2021 at 3:00 PM
torbay symphony orchestra
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TSO is back for its first series of concerts after lockdown with a stunning programme of beautiful music. Absolutely gorgeous music full of beautiful melodies, lush orchestration and an uplifting Finale that will send you home with a smile.


An Evening with Max ZT (House of Waters) and Dan Whitehouse
Sunday 28 November 2021 at 7:30 PM
Max ZT and Dan Whitehouse
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“Force of nature”, from the USA, Brooklyn’s Max ZT, is an innovator of his instrument. His unorthodox playing and bold experimental style have led him to be described as the “Jimi Hendrix of hammered dulcimer” (NPR). This, his first solo UK tour, sees him pushing the boundaries even further as he embraces the spoken word, soulful singing, and “lyrics that avert your gaze to the sky” (BBC Radio 6) of award-winning Black Country singer-songwriter Dan Whitehouse. 


Not Only But Also The Blues: Lucy Piper's new band, Adam Sweet band, Rhythm Doctors
Monday 29 November 2021 at 7:30 PM
not only but also the blues
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Our monthly blues event, ending on a jam session with the Rhythm Doctors: this month unplugged and drumless to be neighbourhood-friendly in these Covid days of having to keep the windows open.


Dec 2021

James Kirby
Friday 3 December 2021 at 7:30 PM
james kirby
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Singer-Songwriter James Kirby has been touring worldwide over the last 15 years, captivating audiences of all ages with his mellow voice and unique style of guitar playing, he is not to be missed!


Riviera Ramblers
Sunday 5 December 2021 at 1:00 PM
riviera ramblers
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A regular monthly event: This is a swinging sextet whose “Le jazz hot” has attracted a lot of attention from audiences and dancers throughout the South-West and beyond.


Carolyn Hillyer & Nigel Shaw: A Song Of Frost And Fire
Saturday 18 December 2021 at 7:30 PM
carolyn hillyer nigel shaw
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Music to catch the warmth of autumn’s gold, the taste of winter’s edge 
and the deep resonance of our hearth fires during the cold months. 
A magical infusion of hand-crafted forest flutes and wild drums, 
soul-filled melodies, songs of sacred land and ancestral spirit, 
vibrant rhythms and some mythic tales laced with ivy spells. 




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