BUSKERS will be brightening up the streets of Torquay and Paignton as part of a range of events aimed at livening up the town centres.
A new Torbay Busking Festival is being launched at the end of April recruiting magicians, singers, dancers and performers with circus skills.
Torbay Town Centres Company is currently recruiting for the festival which will take place in Paignton on Saturday, April 28, and Torquay on Sunday, April 29.
Ian Broadfoot, chief executive of the company, said: "The aim of the festival is to bring something fun, unique and special to Torbay, helping to create a vibrant atmosphere and bring the community together."
The events kick off with an Easter egg hunt competition in the town centres — in Torquay from April 1 to 15, in Paignton from April 1 to 8.
Plans are also being laid for the Torquay Food and Arts Festival on May 4 and 5.
Winner Street will be holding a jubilee street party on Sunday, June 3.
On June 10 there will be the second Torquay Festival with street entertainment and live music in the central area.
There are also plans to bring in more continental and craft markets to Torquay and Paignton plus further events.