Wednesday 19 June to Sunday 23 June
Marquee Events 2013
Wednesday 19 June – Around the world in 80 BBC Wildlife Films – with Andrew Cooper
An evening of wildlife films, stories and chat with Andrew Cooper, well-known broadcaster, presenter, writer and international award winning wildlife film-maker. Enjoy the stories about his experiences in natural history film-making from Attenborough to the Arctic, the Himalayas to Hawaii, giant killer bees and filming tigers from the ultimate 4×4 – an elephant!
Doors open 7.30pm. Refreshments available. Tickets are £7 each and available to buy securely on line at www.babbacombefestival.com or phone 07977 535563.
From 10am to 1.30pm there’s all sorts going on. There are film shows from the series “Torquay – a decade of Change”. A Guided Walk sets off at 10.30am and lasts around an hour taking in local places of interest. There is an exhibition of historical pictures of the area and an opportunity to delve into your family history with experts from the Devon Family History Society. Refreshments available.
FREE admission. For more information visit the Babbacombe and St Marychurch Local History Society’s website at www.babbacombelhs.org.uk
Friday 21 June – A DEVON CREAM TEA FOR CLIC SARGENT
From 11am to 3pm come and enjoy a delicious cream tea. 2 scones, strawberry jam and Devon clotted cream with tea or coffee at £4 per person. With musical entertainment along with crafts and a tabletop sale this promises to be a lovely way to spend the afternoon whilst helping to raise vital funds for CLIC Sargent.
Tickets available on the door but for more information please phone June or Bryan on 01803 298926.
Friday 21 June – OOMPAH NIGHT
Enjoy a night out with friends at this incredibly popular event. Over 18s only. German Pilsner and Bavarian entertainment from the fantastic Die Dorf Fest Kapelle.
Tickets are just £12 per person or £10 each for groups of 10 or more.
Buy tickets securely on line at www.babbacombefestival.com or phone 07977 535563. Always a sell-out so buy your tickets soon.
Saturday 22 June – TORBAY ARMED FORCES DAY
Babbacombe is proud to host this great day once again to honour and celebrate the work of the UK Armed Forces and those that support them. This year’s event is themed “Battle of the Atlantic” and will be a real family day out that you will not want to miss. With the Veterans’ Parade, live music and fun static displays you’ll need to keep your eyes peeled for plenty of exciting surprises! Starts at 10am on Babbacombe Downs.
Saturday 22 June – BABBACOMBE FESTIVAL PALM PARTY
It’s Babbacombe Festival Palm Party Night in the Marquee with disco, DJs and live music on offer. The bar will be fully stocked and will feature a host of real ales and ciders. Fantastic band Funkty Dumpty will headline the evening. Over 18s only. Tickets just £8 each. Buy tickets securely on line at www.babbacombefestival.com, or phone 07977 535563. Tickets have already gone fast and once they’re gone, they’re gone.
Sunday 23 June – HANBURY’S FISH & CHIPS MUSIC FESTIVAL
Faabulous live music and entertainment all day long from a host of great bands. Buy your fish and chips from Hanbury’s and eat them in the Marquee enjoying the entertainment and soaking up the atmosphere. All in aid of local charity, the Torbay Holiday Helpers Network. With a fantastic auction and raffle there are loads of great prizes up for grabs.