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Private Garden Area Tour - Including Northgate House Hotel

27/07/2017 | £3

A walk and talk with the Abbey's head gardener exploring garden areas not normally open to the public. We have a wonderful variety of gardens hidden away in locations you may not know of, come and find out!

Bee Keeping Taster Day - July

Sat 29th July 11.00am | £25

For people thinking about taking up beekeeping. We will be running four separate days on the following dates (this is not a four week course - each day is a self-contained unit which is repeated to allow more opportunities to attend).

Summer Fun Holiday Club Tue 8th August

Tue 8th August | £15 - £12 if booking multiple sessions

Looking for something different for your children to do during the summer holidays? New for 2017, we will be running a series of half-day children’s clubs aimed at children 8-11 years. There will be games, crafts, stories, movement and drama activities, with plenty of opportunities to make friends and learn new skills in the safe and beautiful surroundings of Buckfast Abbey.

Herbaceous Plants and Grasses - Gardening Department

10/08/2017 | £3

A walk and talk with a member of the Abbey Gardening Team.

19th Annual Art Exhibition by Rotary Club of Ashburton and Buckfastleigh

27/07/2017 - 10/08/2017 | Free

The Rotary Club of Ashburton/Buckfastleigh are proud to announce the 19th Annual Art Exhibition to be held at Buckfast Abbey in Devon.

Summer Fun Holiday Club Thur 10th August

Thur 10th August 2018 | £15 - £12 if booking multiple sessions

Looking for something different for your children to do during the summer holidays? New for 2017, we will be running a series of half-day children’s clubs aimed at children 8-11 years. There will be games, crafts, stories, movement and drama activities, with plenty of opportunities to make friends and learn new skills in the safe and beautiful surroundings of Buckfast Abbey.

Summer Fun Holiday Club Tue 15th August

Tue 15th August | £15 - £12 if booking multiple sessions

Looking for something different for your children to do during the summer holidays? New for 2017, we will be running a series of half-day children’s clubs aimed at children 8-11 years. There will be games, crafts, stories, movement and drama activities, with plenty of opportunities to make friends and learn new skills in the safe and beautiful surroundings of Buckfast Abbey.

Summer Fun Holiday Club Thur 17th August

Thur 17th August 2018 | £15 - £12 if booking multiple sessions

Looking for something different for your children to do during the summer holidays? New for 2017, we will be running a series of half-day children’s clubs aimed at children 8-11 years. There will be games, crafts, stories, movement and drama activities, with plenty of opportunities to make friends and learn new skills in the safe and beautiful surroundings of Buckfast Abbey.

THE EMERGENCY POET

Fri 18th and Sat 19th August | Free

THE EMERGENCY POET A FREE EVENT FOR ALL AGES. IS RETURNING TO BUCKFAST ABBEY ON 18TH & 19TH AUGUST, 2017, 10am - 4.30pm. THE WORLD'S FIRST AND ONLY MOBILE POETIC FIRST AID SERVICE.

Summer Fun Holiday Club Tue 22nd August

Tue 22nd August | £15 - £12 if booking multiple sessions

Looking for something different for your children to do during the summer holidays? New for 2017, we will be running a series of half-day children’s clubs aimed at children 8-11 years. There will be games, crafts, stories, movement and drama activities, with plenty of opportunities to make friends and learn new skills in the safe and beautiful surroundings of Buckfast Abbey.

Summer Fun Holiday Club Thur 24th August

Thur 24th August 2018 | £15 - £12 if booking multiple sessions

Looking for something different for your children to do during the summer holidays? New for 2017, we will be running a series of half-day children’s clubs aimed at children 8-11 years. There will be games, crafts, stories, movement and drama activities, with plenty of opportunities to make friends and learn new skills in the safe and beautiful surroundings of Buckfast Abbey.

Devon Guild of Weavers, Spinners & Dyers Exhibition

Fri 25th - Sun 27th August | Free entry

Exhibitions and demonstrations, historic crafts used in traditional and modern ways. Unique handcrafted items for sale...

Bee Keeping Taster Day 2nd September

Sat 2nd September 11.00am | £25

For people thinking about taking up beekeeping. We will be running four separate days on the following dates (this is not a four week course - each day is a self-contained unit which is repeated to allow more opportunities to attend).

Buckfast Abbey Spectacular September Supper

Sat 2nd Sept 7.00pm | £25

Celebration of produce foraged and produced here at Buckfast Abbey

Seeds and Cuttings with the Gardening Department

07/09/2017 | £3

A more practical tour taking seeds and cuttings from our grounds with the Abbey's head gardener.

Bee Keeping Taster Day

16/09/2017 | £25

For people thinking about taking up beekeeping.

Garden Philosophy and Organics

04/10/2017 | £3

A walk and talk with the Abbey's Head Gardener.

Plymouth Diocese Silent Retreat in October

06/10/2017 | £140 - £490

Choose from: Friday 6th to Sunday 8th of October (weekend retreat) Monday 9th of to Friday 13th of October (midweek retreat) Friday 6th of to Friday 13th October (6 day retreat)

Buckfast Abbey: History, Art and Architecture - Book Launch and Conference

07/10/2017 | Conference Tickets £25

A book launch and conference focusing on the content of "Buckfast Abbey: History, Art and Architecture" edited by Peter Beachum.

Fatima 100 Year Anniversary Conference at Buckfast Abbey

12/10/2017 | To be confirmed

In collaboration with the School of the Annunciation at Buckfast Abbey. Fatima 100 Years Later. A Marian Call for the Whole Church. 12th and 13th of October 2017

A Day With Mary

14/10/2017 | Free

A day of prayer, with Mass and Eucharistic Procession.

Behind the Scenes at Buckfast Abbey - Garden Department

07/11/2017 | £3

A tour up to the gardeners base and glasshouses with the Abbey's Head Gardener.

Plymouth Diocese Silent Retreat in November

17/11/2017 | £140

A taster weekend for anyone who would like to try a retreat for the first time! A retreat can help you to open your heart to our Lord. We will take time to review how God is working in our lives and consider the fruit in us that is yet to be born.

Wreath Making with the Gardening Department

07/12/2017 | £15

Come along and make your own Christmas Wreath to decorate your door with the Abbey Gardeners

Table Decorations with Garden Department

12/12/2017 | £15

Come along and make your own Christmas Table Decorations with the Abbey Gardeners.

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Summer Food Fair - 15th July 2017

Locally sourced produce available in the Abbey grounds. The event organised by The Grange, the restaurant adjacent to the Abbey Church.

Run to the Son - 23rd-25th June 2017

Diocese of Plymouth at Buckfast - Prayer and Inspiration forMission. Photographs show the Vigil which started at 23:30, followed by Procession of the Blessed Sacrament, then Dawn Mass on Sunday morning celebrated by the Bishop at 05:30.

Mary: Icon of the Church

Mary – Icon of the Church
The Role of the Blessed Virgin Mary

The doctrine of the Trinity contains within it the reason for the uniqueness of humanity’s relationship with God – Jesus, being true God and true man unites divinity ...

Kindness: a School Mass

Kindness – a School Mass

Jesus says that we must love others as he loves us. We must think about what he might mean by this. In the first place we know that he showed his love by allowing ...

Baptism of Teddy

Baptism of Teddy

Living as a Christian means wanting to be a complete human being. We easily think of the Christian claim that Jesus is God, but we should also think that Jesus is a human being in the fullest ...

School of the Annunciation - Foundations of Philosophy for Faith

Foundations of Philosophy for Faith 4-day summer school.

School of the Annunciation - Science and Religion

Science and Religion 4-day summer school at Buckfast Abbey.

School of the Annunciation - Sacred Beauty in a Catholic Culture

Sacred Beauty in a Catholic Culture 4-day summer school at Buckfast Abbey.