Culture

Out and about in Barnstaple

Culture vulture? There’s plenty to feast on in Barnstaple! The town is home to Queen’s Theatre, a superb 650-seat theatre that attracts productions and performers of international reputation. From ballet to stand-up comedy, it’s all here. Or if you prefer the screen to the stage, our independent multi-screen cinema gives you the chance to catch the latest and greatest films. And yes, there’s popcorn. You can also find several small art galleries in Barnstaple. The talent of the local artists is incredible.

Live music or something quieter?

Barnstaple has a young and active contemporary music scene, thanks in part to the excellent music-related degrees taught by the local college. There’s a usually a gig on somewhere in town most nights of the week. Looking for something a little quieter? Not a problem. Learn something new at The Museum of Barnstaple & North Devon or visit Barnstaple Library. It has a huge selection of books and plenty of spare computers and workspace. There’s free wireless internet too. Ideal.

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