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Discover UNESCO Global Geoparks of the World - in Torquay

Discover UNESCO Global Geoparks of the World - in Torquay

Date Published: Tue 27th September 2016

Press release from the town hall. Have you ever wondered what a Geopark is or what other Geoparks look like? Now is your chance to find out about Geoparks worldwide right here in the Bay! On...

Tiny Rhinos Highlight Great Big Problem

Tiny Rhinos Highlight Great Big Problem

Date Published: Wed 31st August 2016

News from www.greatbigrhinos.org.uk It’s sobering to think that there are more rhinos in this photo than there are of one entire species of rhino. These collectable ceramic mini rhinos are...

New Surf-Fit Video

New Surf-Fit Video

Date Published: Thu 28th July 2016

The new Surf-fit class, hosted at the Waves Leisure Pool in the Riviera Centre, Torquay, has gone from strength to strength and now has its own video to inspire others to find fun ways of keeping fit....

Fitness and Surfing the waves at the Riviera Centre, Torquay

Fitness and Surfing the waves at the Riviera Centre, Torquay

Date Published: Tue 29th March 2016

The Riviera Centre, Torquay, are delighted to unveil a brand new and very different fitness class:  Surf-Fit; a completely unique water circuit class offering a fun total body workout. The...

World Rocks against Dementia at the Riviera Centre,Torquay

World Rocks against Dementia at the Riviera Centre,Torquay

Date Published: Wed 16th March 2016

STORY COUTESY OF TORQUAY HERALD EXPRESS Photo: Plymouth Military Wives MUSIC fans will be heading for Torquay's Riviera International Conference Centre on Saturday as the venue plays its part in...

Win a family swim at the Riviera Centre!

Win a family swim at the Riviera Centre!

Date Published: Mon 7th March 2016

Riviera Centre Entertainment Survey We are planning to bring entertainment to the Riviera Centre and would like to know what you would like to see. You can help us to plan a schedule of events that...

Happy Birthday first birthday to Riviera Centre's Aqua Lounge

Happy Birthday first birthday to Riviera Centre's Aqua Lounge

Date Published: Sun 14th February 2016

Coffee cups clinked as staff and customers celebrated the 1st Birthday of the Riviera Centre’s Aqua Lounge this week. Last February the RICC unveiled its new café bar at a pirate...

Torquay Scottish Society hold Burns Day lunch

Torquay Scottish Society hold Burns Day lunch

Date Published: Tue 26th January 2016

STORY COURTESY OF TORQUAY HERALD EXPRESS TORQUAY and District Scottish Society enjoyed a huge turnout at their annual Burns Day lunch on Sunday afternoon. Guests enjoyed a three-course lunch,...

Top role in ensuring all runs smoothly

Top role in ensuring all runs smoothly

Date Published: Thu 7th January 2016

Geoparks (GGN2016). Being held in Great Britain for the first time, the conference, under the patronage of international environmental organisation UNESCO, will welcome delegates from 32 countries....

RICC repairs and improves after the fire

RICC repairs and improves after the fire

Date Published: Tue 1st December 2015

Torquay's Riviera International Centre is looking better than ever, as repairs and improvements following a major fire this summer reach completion. A small kitchen fire caused substantial damage...

Christmas Fayre in aid of Muscular Dystrophy was a Great Success

Christmas Fayre in aid of Muscular Dystrophy was a Great Success

Date Published: Mon 23rd November 2015

STORY COURTESY OF THE TORQUAY HERALD EXPRESS A CHRISTMAS Fayre was recently held at the Riviera International Conference Centre to help raise money for Muscular Dystrophy UK. The fayre was...

Companies in London to promote the Bay

Companies in London to promote the Bay

Date Published: Wed 28th October 2015

STORY COURTESY OF TORQUAY HERALD EXPRESS THE best of Devon's venues and outdoor activity companies have been showcased at an event at the Institute of Directors in London. A total of 25 firms,...

Torquay woman leaves note for husband ‘Gone for a run – To Blackpool’

Torquay woman leaves note for husband ‘Gone for a run – To Blackpool’

Date Published: Fri 2nd October 2015

Torquay’s Irene Hewings, a member of the Riviera International Centre, got up this morning and decided to go for a run with her good friend Debbie Drake from Dawlish. She left her husband a note...

RICC supports the Macmillan World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

RICC supports the Macmillan World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

Date Published: Wed 30th September 2015

The Riviera International Centre shared cake and poured coffee last Friday for the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning raising a massive £352 for the Macmillan Cancer Support Charity. The...

International Geoparks conference sponsored by Francis Clark and Devon School of English

International Geoparks conference sponsored by Francis Clark and Devon School of English

Date Published: Mon 14th September 2015

An international Geoparks conference expected to attract hundreds of scientists and eco-tourism experts to the Westcountry has been sponsored by two South Devon businesses. Being held in Great...

Riviera International Centre Update

Riviera International Centre Update

Date Published: Thu 25th June 2015

The Riviera International Conference Centre, Torquay are pleased to confirm that virtually all areas of the building are fully functional, following the fire incident in the early hours of Monday...

Press Statement: 22 June 2015

Press Statement: 22 June 2015

Date Published: Tue 23rd June 2015

At approximately 5:40am on Monday 22nd June a fire broke out in our main Kitchen. Other than one member of Health Club staff who was just arriving, there was no one else in the building at the...

Aqua Zumba at the RICC

Aqua Zumba at the RICC

Date Published: Fri 12th June 2015

Aqua Zumba is part of the Latin inspired dance craze. Aqua is a great way to get in shape especially for those who love to swim or enjoy working out in water. This is because it is fun and...

New Friday Opening Times

New Friday Opening Times

Date Published: Tue 26th May 2015

Friday opening hours for Waves Leisure Pool and the Aqua Lounge are due to change from the 5th June. Last entry to the pool will be at 18.30, we would encourage customers coming at this time to pre...

Two generations of Ballroom Champions perform together in Torquay

Two generations of Ballroom Champions perform together in Torquay

Date Published: Thu 7th May 2015

The 33rd English Riviera International Dance Festival returns to the Riviera International Centre and the Victoria Hotel from 29th May to 5th June. This popular Ballroom and Latin Dance Festival...

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