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Country Show at Newton Abbot Race course

The Country Show returns to Newton Abbot Racecourse on Saturday 10 August 2024! Join us from 10am for a fun-filled family day out with entertainment for the whole family to enjoy! Entertainment and activities at the show this year include: - The Sheep Show - Pow Wow Alpacas - Humaryn Shetland Pony…

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Sidmouth’s Victoria Hotel Launches New Source Spa

The Victoria Hotel, Sidmouth’s 4 star seaside luxurious Victorian landmark, has officially launched a new Source Spa with first class facilities and luxury treatments. The spa boasts an indoor heated pool, a modern gym, a hydrotherapy spa bath, an ice bath, aromatherapy sauna, and steam room. The…

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Sink your teeth into Shark Month at Royal William Yard

Shark Week is a renowned cultural phenomenon – but Plymouth is getting bigger and better this summer by welcoming Shark Month to Royal William Yard this July. The month-long celebration is a partnership with the Shark Trust, a leading international conservation charity, based in Britain’s Ocean…

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Mark the 80th Anniversary of D-Day in Sidmouth

On Thursday, June 6, the nation will come together to remember the tens of thousands of allied forces who gave service on D-Day eighty years ago and helped secure peace after the Second World War. Across the United Kingdom, Europe and the world, commemorations will be taking place to mark the 80 th…

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Newton Abbot Racecourse classic car show

The Classic Car Show takes place at Newton Abbot Racecourse on Saturday, 8th June, all lovingly preserved and proudly displayed by enthusiasts. This nostalgic gathering celebrates the golden era of motoring, featuring a stunning array of vehicles dating back before 1990! More than 60 vintage motors…

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Join RHS Rosemoor this May half term

Visit RHS Rosemoor near Great Torrington for their Family Gardening Festival this May Half Term, where green fingers of all sizes are invited to plant and play. There’s a whole week of interactive planting activities, creative crafts, inspirational storytelling, puppet shows and fun garden trails to…

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Enrol in Princess School this weekend at Bear Town

On Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th May, Elsa and Snow White will be hosting an exclusive Princess School for all aspiring Princes and Princesses. Guests will learn a whole host of Princess skills including singing, dancing, perfecting the royal wave, and more. Come dressed to impress! This being Bear…

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