Andy Parsons: Bafflingly Optimistic

The Palace Theatre Palace Avenue, Paignton, Devon, United Kingdom

‘For those who worry that we are going to hell in a handcart, Parsons will at least make you enjoy the ride’ - The i.  As seen on Netflix, Amazon […]

Tickets £15 – Tickets £17
Event Series Exercise-Easy Workshop

Exercise-Easy Workshop

The Palace Theatre Palace Avenue, Paignton, Devon, United Kingdom

The Palace Theatre and Anne George present an Exercise-Easy workshop, a fun and interactive approach to improving strength, flexibility, balance and confidence using gentle exercises, stretches and breathing techniques that […]

Doctor and the Medics (with support from Lion) — charity concert

The Palace Theatre Palace Avenue, Paignton, Devon, United Kingdom

Dr and the Medics were created almost at the dawn of the 80’s, in 1982 by The Rev Dr. Clive Thomas Jackson. The band has had a very colourful and successful career […]

Tickets from £15 – Tickets from £20

Play on Words Festival 2024 -Thursday Programme

The Palace Theatre Palace Avenue, Paignton, Devon, United Kingdom

Lovers of books and writing will enjoy our third annual literature festival, taking place throughout our beautiful theatre. Hear about the topics that have inspired local writers to put pen […]

Play on Words Festival – Devon History Matters

The Palace Theatre Palace Avenue, Paignton, Devon, United Kingdom

As part of the Play on Words Festival with Speaker: Dr Todd Gray Only by examining the past can we hope to grasp the nature of modern society and anticipate […]

Play on Words Festival – Mothers of the Mind

The Palace Theatre Palace Avenue, Paignton, Devon, United Kingdom

As part of the Play on Words Festival with Speaker: Rachel Trethewey Virginia Woolf, Agatha Christie and Sylvia Plath are three of our most famous authors, this talk explores the […]

Play on Words Festival – History Tours of Torquay

The Palace Theatre Palace Avenue, Paignton, Devon, United Kingdom

As part of the Play on Words Festival with Speaker: Phil Badcott Local historian Phil Badcott provides an entertaining and informative talk using digitised magic lantern slides from the Torquay […]

Enid Blyton – Noddy, Big-Ears & Lashings of Controversy

The Palace Theatre Palace Avenue, Paignton, Devon, United Kingdom

As part of the Play on Words Festival 2024 programme (formerly English Riviera Literature Festival) Everybody of a certain age has read an Enid Blyton book. She was loved by […]

Event Series Gaslight

Gaslight

The Palace Theatre Palace Avenue, Paignton, Devon, United Kingdom

Bijou Theatre Productions bring a classic Victorian thriller to our stage, a dark tale of a marriage based on deceit and trickery, and a husband committed to driving his wife […]

Tickets £15

Play on Words Festival 2024 – Friday Programme

The Palace Theatre Palace Avenue, Paignton, Devon, United Kingdom

Friday 26 April 2024 10am-11.30am: Creative Writing Taster Session with Chris Woodhouse (The Prop Store) This free ‘taster’ workshop with Chris Woodhouse is for adults who would like to explore […]

Play on Words Festival: Creative Writing Taster Session

The Palace Theatre Palace Avenue, Paignton, Devon, United Kingdom

As part of the Play on Words Festival 2024 (formerly the English Riviera Literature Festival). This free ‘taster’ workshop with Chris Woodhouse is for adults who would like to explore […]

Play on Words Festival – Daughters of Devon

The Palace Theatre Palace Avenue, Paignton, Devon, United Kingdom

As part of the Play on Words Festival with Speaker: Daughters of Devon with Rosemary Griggs With a unique blend of theatre, history and re-enactment which draws on extensive research […]

Play on Words Festival – Romance

The Palace Theatre Palace Avenue, Paignton, Devon, United Kingdom

As part of the Play on Words Festival with Speaker: Mary Georgina De Grey Writers are in the unique position of being able to reflect on society and investigate its […]

Event Series Gaslight

Gaslight

The Palace Theatre Palace Avenue, Paignton, Devon, United Kingdom

Bijou Theatre Productions bring a classic Victorian thriller to our stage, a dark tale of a marriage based on deceit and trickery, and a husband committed to driving his wife […]

Tickets £15

Play on Words Festival 2024: Saturday Programme

The Palace Theatre Palace Avenue, Paignton, Devon, United Kingdom

Saturday 27 April 2024 10am-11am: Storytelling and Crafts Workshop for Children with Clare Helen Welsh (The Prop Store) Suitable for children aged between 3yrs and 8yrs. Clare is a former […]

Play on Words – Mindfulness in Fiction 

The Palace Theatre Palace Avenue, Paignton, Devon, United Kingdom

As part of the Play on Words Festival with Speaker: Abigail Yardimci How mindful stories help us grow. Author of contemporary, uplifting fiction, Abigail Yardimci, will speak about the themes […]

Play on Words Festival – Wild Swimming Adventures 

The Palace Theatre Palace Avenue, Paignton, Devon, United Kingdom

As part of the Play on Words Festival with Speakers: Matt Newbury and Sophie Pierce Join Matt Newbury and Sophie Pierce, the authors of the best-selling Wild Swimming Walks series, as they take you on […]

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