From touring West End theatre productions to cabaret shows, stand up comediens and more, North Devon’s entertainment scene attracts big-name stars as well as top home-grown talent.
Performances in a variety of locations
Theatre lovers will not be disappointed with the range of performances on offer. Choose from amateur theatre to touring and West End shows at big name and smaller venues across the county. Wherever you look, you’ll find an extensive calendar of theatre performances with many shows offering advanced tickets for the coming year.
While North Devon is home to several beautiful theatres and performances spaces, sometimes, you have to make use of the natural landscape, which is why you’ll find a variety of open air productions taking place during the summer months. These performances take place at some of the most stunning venues and give you the chance to unroll a blanket, tuck into a picnic and enjoy a night of entertainment.
Some top outdoor performance venues include Hartland Abbey, the National Trust’s Arlington Court, RHS Rosemoor, Tapeley Park and Castle Hill, all of which have a programme of open air theatre throughout the summer months. These are often perfect for the whole family and can sell out quickly, so make sure to keep your eyes open for the next performance!
Visit one of the region’s top theatres
If a more traditional setting is what you want when you’re seeing a play, whether that is a musical, a piece of intense theatre or a pantomime, there are a number beautiful theatres to be found in North Devon.
One popular theatre is The Queen’s Theatre in Barnstaple, which features a choice of entertainment from comedy and music to ballet and classical concerts. Similarly, there is the Landmark Theatre in Ilfracombe. This is a lively venue hosting a varied programme and advertises regular performances throughout the year.
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