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Great May Bank Holiday and Half Term Events in Torquay

19 February 2022

If you’re lucky to live in this wonderful part of the world, or if you’re thinking of spending the May Half Term in Torquay, you can find out more about what events are taking place here. We are sure there’s something for everyone.

Torquay is full of events and activities this May bank holiday and half term. It’s the perfect time to really welcome the warmer weather and enables you to explore the great outdoors. Here’s what Torquay has in store for you over the May Bank Holiday Half Term:

Riviera Airshow

The 2022 English Riviera Air Show will take flight across the Jubilee Weekend over the stunning South Devon Bay. Our beloved airshow will be joined by a community event, ‘Music on the Meadows’, a Jubilee flotilla and the Queen’s Jubilee Beacons to bring together a weekend of celebrations.

Expect world-class food, family-friendly activities and a two-day programme of stunts, displays and flypasts! See you Thursday 2 June until Sunday 5 June. FIND OUT MORE

Jubilee Big Lunch

On Sunday 5th June, Paignton Green will be taking part in the National Celebration “The Big Jubilee Lunch”. The Big Jubilee Lunch is an opportunity to get together and share fun, food and friendship. Enjoy a celebratory picnic with friends and family on Paignton Green where there will be a range of high quality food and drink outlets to grab a bite and watch the many flying displays. FIND OUT MORE

Celebrate the Jubilee at TLH Leisure Resort

It’s time to dig out those Union Jack hats, flags, suits and dresses and celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with us! We’re hosting four days of patriotic fun for the whole family in what promises to kick-start the Summer season in royal style, what’s more, this coincides with the amazing English Riviera Airshow. FIND OUT MORE

Visit Torquay Museum

A wide variety of exhibitions are hosted throughout the year by the Museum, from child-friendly summer blockbusters to fascinating exhibitions about South Devon’s amazing archaeology, geology and people. FIND OUT MORE

Exhibitions running over the May Half Term include a display of object from the Titanic and the Olympic, a display of Metal Detectorist’s Finds and ‘Windows in Time: Images on the Street’ that celebrates Local Heritage through Historic Images on the Streets of Torbay. Use the map below to find 25 images (including two in Paignton), most are obvious but a few are more hidden away. Discover lost buildings, dramatic events and people from the past. See Torbay’s history as never before, where it happened! Download the trail here

Torquay Museum Windows in Time

If you’re looking for a great hotel in Torquay and want a weekend away, have a look at our great offers here at TLH Leisure Resort, Torquay. With great facilities on-site and only 5 minutes from the seafront, we really are the perfect place to stay over the May Bank Holiday and Half Term! FIND OUT MORE


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