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

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The African Salsa Orchestra

The international ensemble, led by Michel Pinheiro, performs its original material based on a melange of Afrobeat, Latin and world sounds.

Sat 29 Jul


The Baghdaddies

The Baghdaddies' exuberant brand of world music is an exhilarating cocktail of Balkan melodies, ska and latin grooves and sizzling brass played with furious energy and theatrical humour,

Fri 10 Nov


Baka Beyond

Musicians from 6 countries in the Celtic fringes of Europe and the West coast of Africa join together to play the most original live world fusion sound around. After more than 2 decades of mixing African and Celtic music in equal measure, Baka Beyond have become one of the finest danceable bands around, creating the…

Fri 13 Oct


The Beach Boys Story

If you like the Beach Boys songs, you will love this band! Guaranteed to leave you with a smile on your face, with a song in your heart and reflecting on a truly memorable live music experience, this is a show you do not want to miss. . Excellent!, Fantastic!, The best tribute band I've ever seen are comments often…

Thu 17 Aug


Ben Maggs

Award winning, critically acclaimed Singer Songwriter Ben Maggs is sure to 'enchant' and 'mesmerise' with 'songs?that will leave your?heart tingling' and a live show hailed by the Music Press as ?'mesmerising'; 'crackling with creativity;?'outstanding'?and?'magnificent'.? Ben has been headlining all over the UK playing…

Sun 24 Sep



If you missed the lady herself's London performances, perhaps this'll do in case she waits decades between performances again.

Fri 1 Sep

£16 (£14; £12)

  • 20:00

Cloudbusting The Music Of Kate Bush

Cloudbusting brings this experience to Kate Bush fans across the UK. The new 2-hour concert showcases the band's recent performance of the Hounds of Love album against a dazzling selection of hits such as Wuthering Heights, Babooshka and This Woman's Work. Mandy Watson as the voice of Kate doesn't disappoint. She…

Fri 1 Sep


Hi-on Maiden

Hi-on Maiden are the worlds longest running and ONLY Iron Maiden tribute band officially endorsed by Iron Maiden themselves. They play all the classics, such as Number of the Beast, Run to the Hills, Iron Maiden and Phantom of the Opera up to more modern classics such as Wicker Man and Rainmaker. A show that all Maiden…

Fri 15 Sep


The Honeycutters

Americana band based in Asheville, North Carolina, featuring the singing and songwriting of frontwoman Amanda Anne Platt.

Fri 4 Aug


John Illsley

Live music from the Dire Straits bassist.

Thu 2 Nov


Johnny Hates Jazz

The 80s duo, consisting of Clark Datchler and Mike Nocito, perform their new wave hits in celebration of the 30th anniversary of their debut album, Turn Back The Clock.

Fri 6 Oct


Judie Tzuke Songs And Stories

After the sell out success of the Songs and Stories 2015-2016 tour, which saw Judie perform over 70 concerts around the country, she is back on the road performing these special acoustic concerts and back at The Plough Arts Centre by popular demand. This promises to be an intimate evening of old favourites, new songs…

Sat 11 Nov


Limehouse Lizzy

A tribute to the hard rock of Thin Lizzy.

Fri 16 Feb 2018


Paul Foot: Tis a Pity She's a Piglet

Surreal and chaotic humour from the 2013 Sydney Comedy Award-winning stand-up.

Sun 22 Oct


Paul Jones & Dave Kelly

Ruggedly durable and timeless, the Blues is perhaps more popular today than it has ever been. Young musicians still cut their teeth on its enticing, 12-bar appeal, but its real rewards, true virtuosity, poise and knowledge, only come with age. Founder members of The Blues Band, Paul Jones and Dave Kelly's tangled and…

Sat 13 Jan 2018


Phill Jupitus: Juplicity

Phill brings poetry and chat to the masses.

Sat 9 Sep


Remi Harris Trio

Highly rated guitarist and composer playing gypsy jazz.

Tue 29 Aug

£12 (£10; Members £8)

  • 20:15

Remi Harris Trio

Gypsy jazz from the guitarist and his trio.

Tue 29 Aug

£12 (£10; £8)

  • 20:15

The Tannahill Weavers

The Tannahill Weavers' arrangements blend the beauty of traditional melodies with the power of modern rhythms.

Sun 11 Feb 2018


Zion Train

One of the most unique and enjoyable live dub acts on the planet, their use of dynamic onstage dub mixing whilst performing alongside acoustic instruments and exceptional vocalists, make Zion Train one of a kind. They celebrate 30 years in 2018 and have played over 2,500 shows including Woodstock (Poland), Madasound…

Fri 22 Sep


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