The Plough Arts Centre

The Plough Arts Centre
9–11 Fore Street, Torrington, Devon, EX38 8HQ
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Originally the site of a 1500s town house, The Plough has served as an arts centre since 1975.

Events at this venue

There are 16 events at this location

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The Beach Boys Band: Beach Boys Tribute

A Beach Boys tribute band with just five performers singing some of the pop band's biggest hits including 'I Get Around', 'Good Vibrations' and 'Surfin' USA'.

Thu 9 Aug

£16.50; £13 supporter

  • 20:00

The Beach Boyz Tribute Band

If you like the Beach Boys® songs, you will love this band! Guaranteed to leave everyone with a smile on their face, a song in their heart and a truly memorable live music experience to cherish, this is a show you do not want to miss. The performers of this extravaganza express, Beach Boyz Tribute Band deliver a…

Thu 9 Aug

£18.15

Daphne's Flight

Christine Collister - Vocals, guitar & percussion Melanie Harrold - Vocals, guitar & piano Julie Matthews - Vocals, piano & guitar Helen Watson - Vocals & guitar Chris While - Vocals, guitar & percussion Following a 21 year hiatus from their eponymously named debut album and tour, each…

Wed 19 Sep

£17.60

The Eskies

Hailing from Dublin, The Eskies bring their unique brand of folk noir/gypsy jazz/sea shanty and swaggering stage spectacle to ballrooms and booze houses far and wide. The release of their second album And Don't Spare The Horses on Absolute Record has cemented their position of one of the best emerging artists from…

Fri 7 Sep

£11

An Evening with Aggers

An evening of stories from BBC Test Match Special commentator Jonathan Agnew, with a chance to ask questions. Proceeds go to St Michael's Hospice in East Sussex.

Fri 26 Oct

£27.50

Hal Cruttenden: Chubster

The London-born TV regular and self-confessed middle-class luvvie shares his brand of upbeat observational humour.

Thu 13 Sep

Prices to be confirmed

The Happy Prince

  • 4 stars
  • 2018
  • Germany / Belgium / UK / Italy
  • 1h 45min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Rupert Everett
  • Cast: Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Emily Watson
  • UK release: 15 June 2018

The tale of the last days of Oscar Wilde (Everett), as he lives out his post-prison existence in France and Italy. If Firth and Watson are underused as pal Reggie Turner and wife Constance, they’re well-cast, and Everett himself, in his accomplished directorial debut, is sensational as the fallen star. A surprising and…

Sun 22 Jul

  • 20:00

Jenni Murray - A History Of The World In 21 Women

The inimitable Jenni Murray celebrates great women from around the world rescuing some from obscurity and shining a new light on familiar names. She has met and interviewed many of the women featured. They led while others followed. They stood up and spoke out when no one else would. They broke the mould in art, music…

Sun 9 Sep

£27.50

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

  • 3 stars
  • 2018
  • US
  • 2h 8min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: JA Bayona
  • Cast: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jeff Goldblum, B. D. Wong, Toby Jones, Rafe Spall
  • UK release: 8 June 2018

Raptor wrangler Owen (Pratt) and his ex, Claire (Howard) return to Isla Nublar to rescue the dinosaurs from an impending volcanic eruption. Lots of ideas and some earnest lessons about conservation can’t hide that the franchise is running out of oomph, but it’s still fun.

Sun 22 Jul

  • 15:00

The Music Of Frankie Valli And The Four Seasons The New Jersey Boys

The New Jersey Boys, based in Devon, take their audience on a nostalgic musical journey through the career of one of the biggest selling groups of all times The Four Seasons. This choreographed show, featuring the amazing falsetto voice of Einar Vestman and the talented all round entertainer Gary Gould, is a clever…

Fri 24 Aug

£19.25

Only Fools And Boycie. An Intimate Evening With Only Fools And Horses Actor John Challis

Enjoy an intimate evening with John Challis, one of the nation's greatest comedy actors, best known as Boycie in BBC1's Only Fools and Horses. In this one-off show the national treasure will reveal secrets from the set with stories and anecdotes from his dazzling career. Having worked with some of the biggest names in…

Sat 10 Nov

£20.35

Paul Foot: Image Conscious

Bizarre stand-up from the madcap comedian, who discusses the problems experienced by soft-shell crabs and the merits of iceberg lettuce.

Fri 2 Nov

£14

Robert Newman's Total Eclipse Of Descartes

In a world gone crazy, can philosophy help? This sparklingly brilliant new show tries to give you the answer. Rob Newman (stand up legend, best-selling novelist, Radio 4 Sony Award Winner) attempts to piece together a philosophy for our troubled times by sifting through 3000 years of thought: from Pythagoras to…

Fri 9 Nov

£18.15

Tom Robinson - Power In The Darkness Live

Born in Cambridge in 1950, Tom Robinson first became known in the late 1970s as a musician and LGBT activist with the Tom Robinson Band (TRB) who were early supporters of Rock Against Racism and Amnesty International. In 1977 their Top 5 debut release 2-4-6-8 Motorway became one of the landmark singles of the UK punk era.

Thu 4 Oct

£23.10

Viva Santana

This phenomenal seven piece Latin rock explosion continues to amaze fans wherever they present their celebration of the music of the legendary Carlos Santana. Over the past seventeen years they have Played to full houses as diverse as the prestigious London Guitar Show Wembley to theatres and rock festivals in the UK…

Sat 22 Sep

£18.15

Wizz Jones

"Inspired by hearing Big Bill Broonzy and Ramblin' Jack Elliot, Wizz Jones learnt his guitar licks from the likes of Davy Graham and Long John Baldry whilst playing in the coffee bars of London's Soho in the late 1950's. He then followed the time-honoured buskers' trail from the streets of Paris to the markets of…

Sat 4 Aug

£13.20

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