North Devon what’s on

Joseph Bulmer

What’s on: Thursday, March 31st to Wednesday, April 6th

THURSDAY, MARCH 31

? BINGO: Ring O’ Bells, Landkey, weekly snowball, eyes down 7.30pm

? BINGO: For North Devon Intensive Care, Northam Leisure Centre, 7.15pm

? COFFEE ‘N’ CHAT: Combe Martin Baptist Church Hall, 10.30am-noon

? BINGO: Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 7.30pm

? BINGO: Barnstaple St John Ambulance HQ, Princess Street, eyes down 7.30pm, all welcome

? POLLYFIELD LUNCH CLUB: East-the-Water, Bideford, 12.30-2.30pm, info (01237) 478734

? LUNCH: Salvation Army, Torrs Park, Ilfracombe, 10am-12 noon, great food & company, all welcome, booking (01271) 321972

? BLAZING SOUNDS BAND PRACTICE: Ilfracombe College, new members welcome, �1, tuition, instrument & uniform provided, musical experience handy but not necessary, training band 6-7pm, band practice 7-8.45pm, info 07805 387473

? BARNSTAPLE ROCK & ROLL CLUB: Free dance tuition, Cedars Hotel, 7.30pm-late, 07899 701498, all welcome

? SOUTH MOLTON STRIDERS: Short walk, meet SM Square 10.30am, 3/4 hour, (01769) 573258

? ROSE HILL CARERS GROUP COFFEE MORNING: Rose Hill, Heywood Rd, Bideford, 10am-12 noon, for carers of adults with learning disabilities, coffee, cake, a chat & support, info Laura Clements on (01237) 420137 or 07944 562808

? SALSA FOR BEGINNERS: Kingsacre Primary School, Braunton, 4.30-5.30pm, info Mercedes Romero (01271) 269146

? FLAMENCO LESSONS: For children, Kingsacre Primary School, Braunton, 6.45-7.45pm, info Mercedes Romero (01271) 269146

? COMMUNITY WORKSHOP: crafts & other activities for adults & children, Methodist Church Hall, Gloster Road, Newport, 9.30-11.10am, all welcome, �2, info 07929 546647

? COMBE MARTIN WALK & TALK: Meet Hunters Inn 10am, six miles/four hours, bring lunch, info 07985 928461

? BARNSTAPLE WALK: Along estuary to Rock Park, meet ND Leisure Centre entrance 10.30am, approx one hour, info (01271) 867131

? ILFRACOMBE RED PETTICOATS: Clog Dance Group, Trinity Church Hall, Ilfracombe, 7.30-9.30pm. New Members welcome, info (01271) 342351

? COFFEE ‘N’ CHAT: Combe Martin Baptist Church Hall, 10.30am-noon

FRIDAY, APRIL 1

? INTERNET CAFE DROP IN: Free computer training, Whiddon Valley Community Centre, Barton Rd, Barnstaple, 9.30am-1pm, �1, coffee & internet access, advice on computer use, employment, training & housing issues, (01271) 372396

? THE GOOD COMPANIONS CLUB: Verona Court communal room, Barnstaple, 10am-1pm, friendship, lunch, entertainments, info (01271) 817138

? COFFEE MORNING & RAFFLE: Candar Community Centre, Ilfracombe, 10am-12 noon, all very welcome, info Elsie Berrecloth on (01271) 879002

? QUIZ NIGHT: Appledore Community & Sports Assn, teams up to six, �1 per person, cash prizes and snowball draw, 8.30pm, all welcome

? SOUTH MOLTON STRIDERS: Long walk, meet Withypool/Landacre Bridge 10am, two hours, free event, info & lifts (01769) 573258

? WHIST DRIVE: Royal Hotel, Market/Bude Street, Appledore, all welcome, 2.30pm

? THE NEXT STEPS CLUB: for 50+, Whiddon Valley Community Centre, Barton Rd, Barnstaple, monthly lunch club, 1pm, �3, call (01271) 372396

? ALL DAY BREAKFAST: Emmanuel Church, Ilfracombe, 9am-3pm, for BBC Devon Air Ambulance Appeal, all welcome

? UNIVERSALLY CHALLENGED?: Quiz Night, Southmead School, Braunton, 7pm, �1 at door, please bring a plate of food, a bottle and a small raffle prize, all welcome

SATURDAY, APRIL 2

? HELP FOR HEROES: Colossal Cake Sale, Seven Brethren Tesco foyer, Barnstaple, 9.30am onwards, donations of homebaked produce/chutneys welcome, call Jodie Cross on 07795 250237

? BINGO: 1-2-3 Lines Every Game, Kingsley Hall, Westward Ho! Eyes down 7.15pm

? Bingo: Northam Leisure Centre, 1-2-3 lines every game, for North Devon Hospice, eyes down 2.15pm

? TIBETAN BUDDHIST MEDITATION CLASS: Castle Centre, Barnstaple, 10.30-11.30am, (01392) 876619

? BINGO & LINER: Sweb Club, Victoria Road, Barnstaple, eyes down 7.30pm, all welcome

? FAMILY DROP-IN & PLAY: Victoria House Children’s Centre, Barnstaple, for families with children under five, 9.30-11.30am, (01271) 321411

? CAR BOOT SALE: Brannams, Roundswell, Barnstaple, 1-4pm, sellers �6 per car, �1 public parking, no dogs on site, info 07802 176993 or 07878 034683

? MODERN SEQUENCE DANCE: St John’s Church Hall, Newport, Barnstaple, 7.30-10pm

? HANDEL’S MESSIAH: St Peter’s Church, Fremington, concert of soloists and 60-strong choir, 7.30pm, for the Fremington Children & Young Peoples’ Project, tickets from (01271) 373879

? FILM AT LITTLEHAM: Another Year, Littleham Village Hall, 7.30pm, info (01237) 420372, all welcome

? FREE: Summer Hanging Basket Class, Merry Harriers Nursery, Woolsery, 2.30pm

? SPRING FAYRE: All Hallows Church, Woolsery, 11am-4pm, stalls inc crafts, cakes & refreshments, display of Easter crafts by Woolsery School children, all welcome

? TABLE TOP SALE: 3, Southlands, Braunton (Esso Garage,) 10am-1pm, for Forget-Me-Not Project Berry House and ND Hospice

? CONCERT: With Culm Valley Choir, Umberleigh Christian Fellowship, 7.30pm buffet to follow, free, collection for Devon Air Ambulance, all welcome

? BIDEFORD TOWN BAND: Jumble Sale, the Scout Hall, Market Place, Bideford, 10am-12 noon, for new band room funds, info (01237) 475653

? ROCKING SHOES: Rock ‘n’ roll club, Robin’s Nest, Bideford FC, 7.45pm, all welcome, (01237) 476686

? COFFEE MORNING: Northam Leisure Centre, 10-11.30am, for the Missions Emergency Fund (St Margaret’s Church)

? ADEN VETERANS’ ASSOCIATION: Barnstaple Group monthly meeting, Ex-Servicemen’s Club, St George’s Road, Barnstaple, 12noon, info from Dave Gilbody (01271) 377182 or Irene Chivers 815168

? Bingo: Northam Leisure Centre, 1-2-3 lines every game, for the MS Society, 2.15pm, all welcome

? Healing: Instow Parish Hall, Quay Lane, 2-4pm, all welcome

? SPECIAL CONCERT: Barnstaple Male Voice & Barnstaple Ladies Choir concert, Christ Church, Bear Street, Barnstaple, 7pm, range of music from classical to 60s hits & show songs, to raise money to provide holidays for children from Chernobyl, tickets at door or from (01271) 324426

SUNDAY, APRIL 3

? BINGO: British Legion Hall, Appledore. Doors open 7pm, eyes down 7.30pm

? QUIZ NIGHT: for Cancer Care Trust, Lacey’s Ale House, Bideford, teams of two or more, �2 entry inc a light supper, now every week, 8pm

? TABLE TOP SALE: Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, sellers 8am, buyers 9am, refreshments, all welcome

? QUIZ NIGHT & IRISH BINGO: First In, Last Out, Bideford, 8pm, for North Devon Hospice, all welcome

? SALVATION ARMY PRAISE & WORSHIP: Baptist Church, Bideford, 3-4pm, all welcome

? QUIZ NIGHT: Ebrington Arms, Knowle, Braunton, 8pm, all welcome

? BIDEFORD CHURCH SERVICES: St Mary’s Parish Church, 8am Said Communion; 10am Mothering Sunday Family Communion; 11.15am St Mary’s at Wings; 7pm Evensong.

? Car boot sale: South Molton Pannier Market, sellers 10am, buyers 10.30am, �5 pitch, refreshments, for SM Pre-school, info (01769) 572002

? Learn to play bagpipes or drums: Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 6-9pm, just drop in and have a go, please check availability on (01237) 478734

? 14TH REGIS CLASSIC TOUR: The ladies of Bognor Regis Motor Club will be at Hartland Abbey, arrive 10.40am, depart 12 noon, for the Orchid cancer charity, visit www.hartlandabbey.co.uk

MONDAY, APRIL 4

? BINGO: For Bideford FC, Robin’s Nest Social Club, Bideford. Eyes down 7.15pm, all welcome

? LIP READING CLASSES: For hard of hearing adults & partners, the Community Room, Ethelwynne Brown Close, Bideford, 10am-12 noon, improve conversation, boost confidence & manage difficult situations, weekly, all welcome, info 07923 536908

? BRAUNTON CAMERA CLUB: + AGM, St Brannocks Rooms, Braunton, 7.30pm, www.quillstring.co.uk/bcc

? SM STRIDERS: Medium walk, meet SM Square 10.30am, 1.25 hours, info (01769) 574662

? MEETING OF THE US SOCIAL GROUP: For singles, The Plough, Bickington, 8pm, info (01271) 830981

? HARTLAND: Farmers Market & Cafe, Hartland Parish Hall, 15 stalls of local produce & plants + British breakfasts, 10am-1pm, info (01237) 441786

? BARNSTAPLE MALE VOICE CHOIR: Rehearsal, Fremington Primary School, 7.30-9.30pm, new members welcome, info (01271) 372911 or www.barnstaplemalevoicechoir.co.uk

? APPLEDORE SINGERS LADIES’ CHOIR: Practice Evening, Appledore School, 7.30pm, info (01237) 424982, new members always welcome

? RISING 3S: Fun & activities for parents and children aged 2 1/2 +, Newport Community School hall, Barnstaple, 9.30-11.30am, �2, includes regular visits to nursery, term time only, info 07929 546647

TUESDAY, APRIL 5

? COFFEE MORNING & LUNCHES: Lavington Church, Bideford, 10am-1.15pm

? COFFEE & FRIENDSHIP: The Village Well Community Room, Sticklepath School, Barnstaple, 9.30am-11.30am, (01271) 349861

? BINGO: Bideford and District Angling Club, corner of Honestone Street, doors 6pm, eyes down 7.30pm

? COFFEE MORNING: Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, meet new friends & chat, activities & facilities to suit all abilities, 10am-12.30pm, all welcome

? SEE HEAR CENTRE: drop in session 9am-5pm, equipment, information and advice for people with sight or hearing loss, at 19a Alexandra Road, Barnstaple, more info (01271) 373236

? BIDEFORD SALVATION ARMY: Fun & Fellowship Club, Baptist Church Upper Hall, 2-3.30pm

? LADIES FELLOWSHIP: Salvation Army Centre, Oakleigh Road, Barnstaple, 10.30-11.30am, a warm welcome, plus tea, coffee & chat

? EASTER BINGO: Kings Nympton Parish Hall, cracking Easter prizes, eyes down 8pm, all welcome

? SPIRITUAL HEALING: Frithelstockstone, Torrington, 3-4.30pm & 7-9pm, directions/appointments (01805) 622883

? ILFRACOMBE WALK: Arlington Beccot, meet Lidl car park 10.30am, approx two hours, call 07850 579942 for info/booking/car share

? COFFEE & BROWSE: Combe Martin Museum Sail Loft, 11am-1pm, all welcome

? Sip ‘n’ Stich: free knitting club, Boston Tea Party, Tuly Street, Barnstaple, 5.30-7pm

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6

? COFFEE MORNING: Lynton Town Hall, for Barnstaple & District Cats Protection, 10am-12 noon, all welcome

? APPLEDORE PIRATES CASH BINGO: Appledore Village Hall. Eyes down 7.15pm

? MINI MARKET: Homemade bread & cakes, plants, bric-a-brac & more, Winkleigh Community Centre, 9-11am, all welcome

? LUNCH: Salvation Army centre, Oakleigh Road, Barnstaple, 12.30pm, call (01271) 321972 to book

? BINGO: Northam Leisure Centre, 1-2-3 lines every game, eyes down 7.15pm

? SPACE 4U: Whiddon Valley Community Centre, Barton Rd, Barnstaple, social club for carers, share experiences & receive support, activities & trips, 2.15-4.15pm, �1, info (01271) 372396, all welcome

? BINGO: the Royal Exchange, Barnstaple, 7.30pm

? WHIST DRIVE: Royal Hotel, Market/Bude Street, Appledore, all welcome, 2.30pm

? BARNSTAPLE JUBILEE SINGERS LADIES CHOIR: rehearsal evening, Christ Church, Bear Street, Barnstaple, 7.30-9pm

? SM STRIDERS: Exmoor walk with llamas, meet grid ref 759451 10am, two hours, info/lift (01769) 573258

? A NIGHT IN VIENNA: Emmanuel Church, Ilfracombe, concert by the Petrovian Orchestra, 8.15pm, for the BBC Devon Air Ambulance Appeal, adm �5 at door

? ILFRACOMBE PRAMBLERS: Walks for mums, meet 10.30am My Start Children’s Centre, Marlborough Rd, one hr approx, info 07970 445350 or (01271) 867131

? Walk & Talk: 10.30am outside Cafe du Parc, Bideford, level 1 walk, free event, 07837 663628

? FOLK DANCE CLUB: Northam Hall (the old scout hut,) new dancers & all ages welcome, 7.30-9.30pm, info (01237) 477292

? ATLANTIC JIVE: beginners & intermediate classes, Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 8-11pm, info 07875 201328

? Jive LeRoc!: Modern jive classes for couples only. Beginners/improvers. Roundswell Community Centre, Barnstaple, info 07817 144292, 7.15-10pm

? AFROBICS CLASS: Clovelly Parish Hall, Higher Clovelly, 10.30-11.30am, info (01237) 441385

? MAJORETTES CLUB: Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 5-8pm

? NORTH DEVON VEGETARIAN SOCIAL CLUB: The Cafe Libri, Maiden Street, Barnstaple, 11am, info (01271) 325105 or 850387

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