What's On Buckfast Abbey

Upcoming Events

Oaks and Acorns Online

Book One Week in Advance | £4.70

We are delighted to introduce our brand new Oaks & Acorns online sessions for grandparents and toddlers.
For each session you will receive an activity pack full of fun resources to complete...

 

Behind the Scenes at Buckfast Abbey

Tuesday 22nd September, 11am | £3.00

Meeting outside The Grange Restaurant.
A tour up to the gardeners’ base and glasshouses with the Abbey’s Head Gardener.

Please note: Minimum of 10 places to be book...

 

West Devon Chorale: Stabat Mater

Saturday 3rd October 2020, 19:30 | £10.00

Due to the ongoing uncertainties regarding guidance on indoor public performances, we have reluctantly taken the decision to cancel the remainder of the 2020 concert series.

 

Plants and Pollination Talk

Tuesday 6th October, 2.30pm | £8.00

By Clare Densley our Head Beekeeper. Meet at the Bee Department shed.

Please note: Minimum of 10 places to be book for this event, please check that each event is going a...

 

Weekend Retreat

Friday 9th - 11th October 2020 |

Weekend Retreat at Buckfast Abbey

A retreat organised by the Diocese of Plymouth at Buckfast Abbey.
The retreats are silent and individually guided by members of the Plymouth Diocesan Ig...

 

6-Day Retreat

Friday 9th - 16th October 2020 |

6-Day Retreat at Buckfast Abbey

A retreat organised by the Diocese of Plymouth at Buckfast Abbey.
The retreats are silent and individually guided by members of the Plymouth Diocesan Igna...

 

Midweek Retreat

Monday 12th - 16th October 2020 |

Midweek Retreat at Buckfast Abbey

A retreat organised by the Diocese of Plymouth at Buckfast Abbey.
The retreats are silent and individually guided by members of the Plymouth Diocesan Ig...

 

How to Bring Wildlife into your Garden Talk

Tuesday 13th October 2.30pm | £8.00

John Walters has a wealth of wildlife experience and is a must if you have not seen him talk before. He will open your eyes to the beautiful insects that survive all around us. Meet at the ...

 

Medicinal Plants Talk

Wednesday 4th November, 2.30pm | £18.00

Talk held at the Bee Department shed.
Take home your own self-help kit of plants - Level 1. Refreshments included. Booking Essential.

Please note: Minimum of 7 places ...

 

Weekend Retreat November

Friday 13th - 15th November 2020 |

Weekend Retreat at Buckfast Abbey

A retreat organised by the Diocese of Plymouth at Buckfast Abbey.
The retreats are silent and individually guided by members of the Plymouth Diocesan Ig...

 

Collati Singers: Songs of the Church

Saturday 14th November 2020, 19:30 | £10.00

Due to the ongoing uncertainties regarding guidance on indoor public performances, we have reluctantly taken the decision to cancel the remainder of the 2020 concert series.

 

Beekeeping Workshop - What The Books Don’t Tell You

Saturday November 14th, 2pm | £6.00

What the books don’t tell you (and why bees change their minds!)

Bee behaviour can seem confusing and we often resort to the anthropomorphic and rather desperate statement “Oh well, t...

 

Voces: Christus Rex

Saturday 21st November 2020, 19:30 | £10.00

Due to the ongoing uncertainties regarding guidance on indoor public performances, we have reluctantly taken the decision to cancel the remainder of the 2020 concert series.

 

Christmas Wreath Making

Wednesday 25th November, 2.30pm - 4.30pm | £22.00

A fabulous variety of foliage and ideas for different wreaths. Includes festive refreshments. (If this workshop fills then it will also be offered on Thursday 26th & dates in early December ...

 

RSCM Advent Carol Service

Saturday 28th November 2020, 16:30 | £0.00

Due to the ongoing uncertainties regarding guidance on indoor public performances, we have reluctantly taken the decision to cancel the remainder of the 2020 concert series.

 

Abbey Christmas Carol Concert

Saturday 12th December 2020, 19:30 | £10.00

Due to the ongoing uncertainties regarding guidance on indoor public performances, we have reluctantly taken the decision to cancel the remainder of the 2020 concert series.

 

Rowcroft Carol Service

Sunday 13th December 2020, 15:00 | £0.00

Due to the ongoing uncertainties regarding guidance on indoor public performances, we have reluctantly taken the decision to cancel the remainder of the 2020 concert series.

 

Christmas Table Decorations Workshop

Wednesday 16th December, 2.30pm - 4.30pm | £20.00

Meeting at the Gardeners' Base.
Our home made table decorations, again with copious foliage choices to inspire you. Materials and refreshments included. (If this workshop fills then it will...

 

Grand-Orgue Recital: Philip Arkwright

Saturday 19th December 2020, 19:30 | £10.00

Due to the ongoing uncertainties regarding guidance on indoor public performances, we have reluctantly taken the decision to cancel the remainder of the 2020 concert series.

 

Grand-Orgue Season Ticket 2020

| £50.00

Tickets to each Grand-Orgue recital are priced at £10. This is a season ticket granting admittance to all six recitals for the discounted price of £50.

 

Festival Advent Carol Service

Saturday 18th July 2020, 19:30 | £0.00

Due to the ongoing uncertainties regarding guidance on indoor public performances, we have reluctantly taken the decision to cancel the remainder of the 2020 concert series.

 

Seasonal Workshops - Winter

Saturday 9th January 2021, 14:00 till 17:00 | £6.00

Four workshops for second year (and beyond) apiarists which will focus on the tasks and considerations required for a successful beekeeping year. These sessions will be a mixture of theory, ...

 

Seasonal Workshops - Season Ticket

| £20.00

Four workshops for second year (and beyond) apiarists which will focus on the tasks and considerations required for a successful beekeeping year. These sessions will be a mixture of theory, ...