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Alvington Singers

Sat 25th March 7.30pm | Free with retiring collection

Performing at Buckfast Abbey on the 25th March at 7.30:
Alvington Singers present: Little Organ Mass - Haydn, Kyrie - Vivaldi, Magnificat - Pärt, Thou Knowest Lord - Purcell, O Thou the Central Orb - Wood, The Ground - Gjeilo, Ave Verum Corpus - Elgar.

Mothering Sunday at the Grange Restaurant

Sun 26th March 2017 | £15 per person

A 2 course lunch at the Grange for Mothering Sunday on the 26th March.

Bee Keeping Taster Day - April

Sat 1st April 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).

Haydn - Last Seven Words, Stabat Mater by Brent Singers

Sat 1st April 7.30pm | Free with retiring collection

Brent Singers perform 'Haydn, Seven Last Words, Staber Mater' at Buckfast Abbey on Saturday 1st April 2017 at 19:30.

Royal School of Church Music at Buckfast Abbey

Sun 2nd April 2017 | Free with retiring collection

‘A Meditation on the Sacred Passion of the Holy Redeemer’ Sung by the Abbey Choir and RSCM affiliated choirs

Best of Buckfast Abbey

Sat 8th April 7.30pm | £25

Best of Buckfast Abbey. A menu showcasing the best of Buckfast Abbey produce and game, accompanied by a presentation of historic, monastic and culinary anecdotes to inform, amuse and entertain.

Bulbs and Spring Growth

Tue 18th April 11.00am | £3

We have planted over 20,000 new bulbs ready to come up this year. Join us for a walk and talk...

George Malcolm Memorial Series - at The Grange Restaurant

Sat 29th April 2017 | Free with retiring collection

Saturday 29th April 2017 19:30 Harpsichord recital. Richard Lester Harpsichord. The Goldberg Variations by Johann Sebastian Bach. Entry Free with retiring collection.

Trees and Shrubs with the Garden Department

Fri 26th May 11.00am | £3

A walk and Talk with the Abbey's head gardener looking at the many varieties of tree and shrubs we grow in the Abbey grounds.

Plymouth Diocese Silent Retreat - May

Fri 26th May | £140 - £490

Choose from: Friday 26th to Sunday 28th of May (weekend retreat) Monday 29th of May to Friday 2nd of June (midweek retreat) Friday 26th of May to Friday 2nd June (6 day retreat)

Sensory and Physic Gardens with the Gardening Department

Tue 20th June 11.00am | £3

A walk and talk with the Head Gardener around the Sensory and Physic Gardens.

Run to the Son Prayer Festival

Fri 23rd - Sun 25th June | Priced according to accommodation required

This is a weekend of worship, prayer and fellowship, organised by Buckfast Abbey and the Plymouth Diocesan Evangelisation team, to help inspire you for mission. It is open to everyone in our Diocese and beyond. We just ask that under 18's must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Private Garden Area Tour - Including Northgate areas

27/07/2017 | £3

A walk and talk with the Abbey's head gardener exploring garden areas not normally open to the public.

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).

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.

Devon Guild of Weavers, Spinners & Dyers Exhibition

25/08/2017 - 27/08/2017 | Free

Devon Guild of Weavers, Spinners & Dyers Exhibition will be held on 25th, 26th and 27th August 2017.

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).

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 Aniversary Conference ay 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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Alvington Singers

Performing at Buckfast Abbey on the 25th March at 7.30:
Alvington Singers present: Little Organ Mass - Haydn, Kyrie - Vivaldi, Magnificat - Pärt, Thou Knowest Lord - Purcell, O Thou the Central Orb - Wood, The Ground - Gjeilo, Ave Verum Corpus - Elgar.

Mothering Sunday at the Grange Restaurant

A 2 course lunch at the Grange for Mothering Sunday on the 26th March.

Bee Keeping Taster Day - April

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).