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Buckfast Abbey

2024 Concerts and Organ Recitals at Buckfast Abbey

We are delighted to announce our series of concerts and organ recitals for 2024! Full information is available in our latest brochure, available now around the site, and online here: This year’s series includes a Passiontide performance of Bach’s St John Passion by the…

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A treasury of music

Image: The Choir of Westminster Cathedral in concert at the Abbey Buckfast Abbey has gained a reputation as a vibrant centre of culture and arts in the South West, particularly for excellence in its programme of sacred music. This year, alongside showcasing local choirs, the Abbey will host three…

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The Buckfast Abbey Education Team is delighted to be launching it new activity pack in Half Term aimed at ‘kids and their grown-ups’. Called ‘Explore!’ It contains a whole host of different activities that families can use together to explore Buckfast Abbey and grounds. Find out about everything…

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Buckfast Abbey’s popular Summer Fair returns

The popular Summer Fair is back at beautiful Buckfast Abbey this August for three days filled with an array of food, music, crafts and entertainment. Running from Thursday 4 th – Sunday 6 th August (10am-5pm) the Summer Fair will offer a fabulous mix of independent stalls ranging from crafts to local…

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Buckfast Abbey’s popular Christmas Market returns

Buckfast Abbey, in South Devon, has this week announced the line-up for its first Christmas Market in over two years. Taking place on Saturday 11 th (10am-5.30pm) and Sunday 12 th December (12.30-5.30pm), the market features more than 40 independent stalls ranging from crafts to local artisan food and…

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