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Grinagog Festival

7-9 April 2017

Escape with Grinagog into a land of music, dancing, art, mischief and perpetual grinning. Over one weekend in April, be the first to experience this new festival on the stunning South Devon coast. 

Torquay will come together with Continental Drifts – the award-winning heart and soul of UK festival culture and some of the people who brought you Glastonbury’s Shangri La and Caravanserrai Bestival – alongside over 200 bands, DJs and artists at indoor venues across the town and by the sea.
With a no mud guarantee, palm trees aplenty and adventures big and small; come be a grinner for a day or the whole weekend.

Brixham Pirate Festival 2017

29 Apr 2017 – 1 May 2017

A swashbuckling mix of piratical fun and entertainment! The Brixham Pirate Festival is an annual gathering of the worlds most infamous pirates and lowly scallywags.
Located in the historical port of Brixham , the festival has been going from strength to strength over the last eight years.

Brixham Pirate Festival is a free event for all to attend, the festival is a non profit making event funded  by sponsors and donations through the public.
Don’t forget the guiness book of records attempt of how many people of any age come dressed as pirates. Come on down me hearties.

The Dinosaurs’ 7th Birthday Celebrations

Saturday 27th May – Sunday 4th June

On Saturday 27th May it will be 7 years since Torquay’s Dinosaur World opened and we are holding a week of celebrations. So visit Toby T-Rex, Derek Deinonychus and all their friends to have lots and lots of fun as they celebrate their 7th Birthday.

Brave the exhibition during the celebrations to see the world of dinosaurs brought to life with full size and scale dinosaurs, incredible fossils to discover, deadly dinosaurs to sit on, a Dinosaur Birthday Card Competition and a fun 7th Birthday Quiz. And as we have given birthday presents to all our dinosaurs, all little explorers get presents too – a Dinosaur Expert Certificate and a FREE 160-million-year old fossil.

Geopark Festival 2017

27 May 2017 – 4 Jun 2017

Celebrate The English Riviera UNESCO-recognised Global Geopark at this years Geopark Festival . A wide range of events will be available to visitors and residents at a number of locations across the bay.

Torbay Air Show

3 Jun 2017 – 4 Jun 2017

Some of the best military and civilian airshow performers will soar through the skies over Torbay in June 2017 and will be complimented by a host of activities on the ground.


9 Jun 2017 – 10 Jun 2017

Lemonfest is a music festival, which takes place at Newton Abbot Racecourse, Devon.


Whether we can help you explore the English Riviera, enjoying the wide range of Torquay events on offer, or just relaxing on the beach or at our indoor and outdoor swimming pool, Haldon Priors is the ideal Torquay B&B.