North Devon What’s On

Joseph Bulmer

What’s On 29/12/10 to 5/01/11

PLEASE NOTE: Check with the venue or organisers that regular weekly events are still taking place over the Christmas period.

Wednesday, December 29 — Folk Dance Club, new club at Northam Hall (the old scout hut,) new dancers & all ages welcome, 7.30-9.30pm, info (01237) 477292

Wednesday, December 29 — Appledore Pirates Cash Bingo, Appledore Village Hall, 7.15pm

Wednesday, December 29 — Afrobics Class, Clovelly Parish Hall, Wrinkleberry, Higher Clovelly, 10.30-11.30am, info (01237) 441385

Wednesday, December 29 — Majorettes club, Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 5-8pm

Wednesday, December 29 — Mini market with homemade bread & cakes, plants, bric-a-brac & more, Winkleigh Community Centre, 9-11am

Wednesday, December 29 — Jive LeRoc! Modern jive classes for couples only. Beginners/improvers. Roundswell Community Centre, Barnstaple, info 07817 144292, 7.15-10pm

Wednesday, December 29 — Whist Drive, Royal Hotel, Market/Bude Street, Appledore, all welcome, 2.30pm

Wednesday, December 29 — Aiki-Jo martial arts, now at Methodist Church Hall, High Street, Bideford, beginners 7-8pm, more experienced 7-9pm, more info (01271) 345513

Wednesday, December 29 — North Devon Vegetarian Social Club, Owl Cafe, Maiden Street, Bple, 11am, info (01271) 325105 or 850387

Wednesday, December 29 — Baby Bounce & Rhyme Time, Barnstaple Library, 10.30-11am, info (01271) 388589

Wednesday, December 29 — Atlantic Jive, beginners & intermediate classes, Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 8-11pm, info 07875 201328

Wednesday, December 29 — Lunch at the Salvation Army centre, Oakleigh Road, Barnstaple, 12.30pm, call (01271) 321972 to book

Wednesday, December 29 — Poker League, Flukey’s, Barnstaple, 8pm

Wednesday, December 29 — Walk & Talk, meet 10.30am outside Cafe du Parc, Bideford, level 1 walk, free event, more info 07837 663628

Wednesday, December 29 — Yoga, Lavington Hall, Bideford, 9.45-11.15am + 11.30am-1pm, info (01237) 472532

Wednesday, December 29 — Barnstaple Jubilee Singers Ladies Choir rehearsal evening, Christ Church, Bear Street, 7.30-9pm

Wednesday, December 29 — Chulmleigh Badminton Club, all ages and abilities welcome, Chulmleigh Sports Hall, equipment provided, 6-9pm, info 07976 522337. New Junior Badminton sessions: Ages 5-11, all abilities welcome

Wednesday, December 29 — Line Dancing, improvers class, St Johns Hall, Tesco, Barnstaple, 6.15-7.15pm, info Paul Clifton (01237) 479767

Wednesday, December 29 — Bingo, Northam Leisure Centre, 1-2-3 lines every game, eyes down 7.15pm

Wednesday, December 29 — Charity Bingo, the Royal Exchange, Barnstaple, eyes down 7.30pm

Wednesday, December 29 — Royal Air Forces Association Monthly Meeting, Ex-Servicemen’s Club, St George’s Road, Barnstaple, 7.30 for 8pm

Wednesday, December 29 — South Molton Striders short walk, meet SM Square 10am, info (01769) 573258, all welcome

Wednesday, December 29 — Whist Drive, The Fortescue Club, Braunton, 7.45pm, all welcome

Thursday, December 30 — Rose Hill Carers Group coffee morning, at Rose Hill, Heywood Road, Bideford, 10am-12 noon, for carers of adults with learning disabilities, come along for coffee, cake, chat & support, info (01237) 420137 or 07944 562808

Thursday, December 30 — Bingo in aid of North Devon Intensive Care, Northam Leisure Centre, 7.15pm

Thursday, December 30 — Ilfracombe Red Petticoats Clog Dance Group, Trinity Church Hall, Ilfracombe, 7.30-9.30pm. New Members welcome, info (01271) 342351

Thursday, December 30 — Bideford Folk Club, Joiners’ Arms, Market Place, Bideford, 8pm, info (01237) 470792

Thursday, December 30 — Barnstaple Rock & Roll Club with Free Dance Tuition, Cedars Hotel, 7.30pm until late, info 07899 701498

Thursday, December 30 — Afro Samba Dance Class, Holsworthy Community School Hall, Victoria Hill, Holsworthy, 7-8.30pm, (01237) 441385

Thursday, December 30 — Coffee ‘n’ Chat, Combe Martin Baptist Church Hall, 10.30am-noon

Thursday, December 30 — Bingo, Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, eyes down 7.30pm

Thursday, December 30 — Badminton Club, Ilfracombe Arts College, 7-9pm, �3 adults �2 juniors & conc. info (01271) 867079

Thursday, December 30 — Toddler Time, Barnstaple Library, stories, songs and crafts for the plus-twos, 11am, info (01271) 388589

Thursday, December 30 — Bingo, Barnstaple St John Ambulance HQ, Princess Street, eyes down 7.30pm, every week, all welcome

Thursday, December 30 — Walk & Talk, meet 10.30am outside Wooda Surgery, East-the-Water, Bideford, Level 2 walk, info 07837 663628

Thursday, December 30 — Pollyfield Centre Lunch Club, East-the-Water, Bideford, 12.30-2.30pm, two course meal �4.50, all welcome

Thursday, December 30 — Line Dancing, Ex-servicemen’s Club, Yeo Vale, Barnstaple, 7.30pm

Thursday, December 30 — Tai Chi class for low mobility participants or beginners, Lavington Church Hall, Bideford, 11am, info 07837 663628

Thursday, December 30 — Drawing with Gerry: Art class for anyone wanting to pursue a creative hobby, at Barnstaple Salvation Army, Oakleigh Road, 10am-12 noon, �2 session inc tea & coffee, all welcome, call (01271) 861044

Thursday, December 30 — Rag Rug sessions at Ilfracombe Museum, every Thursday, use Victorian art of “rag rugging” to create new rug for Victorian Kitchen at museum, instruction provided, informal & social, now 10.30am-12.30pm, all welcome

Thursday, December 30 — Community Workshop, crafts & other activities for adults & children, Methodist Church Hall, Gloster Road, Newport, 9.30-11.10am, �2, info 07929 546647

Thursday, December 30 — Hatha Yoga, Winkleigh Community Centre, 7.30-8.45pm, info Samina on (01837) 682811

Thursday, December 30 — Lunch at the Salvation Army, Torrs Park, Ilfracombe, 10am-12 noon, great food & company, all welcome, booking (01271) 321972

Thursday, December 30 — Pub quiz, Portobello, Bideford, part proceeds to Air Ambulance, 8.30pm

Friday, December 31 — Bingo, Yarnscombe Victory Hall, eyes down 7.45pm

Friday, December 31 — Whist Drive, Royal Hotel, Market/Bude Street, Appledore, all welcome, 2.30pm

Friday, December 31 — Hatha Yoga class, Lovacott Village Hall, near Newton Tracey, 9.30-11am, info (01271) 858814

Friday, December 31 — Baby Bounce & Rhyme Time, Barnstaple Library, 10.30-11am, info (01271) 388589

Friday, December 31 — Quiz Night, Appledore Community & Sports Assn (former British Legion hall,) teams up to six, every week, �1 per person, cash prizes and “snowball” draw, 8.30pm

Friday, December 31 — Yoga, Whitehall House, 9.15-10.45am, info (01237) 472532

Friday, December 31 — Coffee morning & raffle, Candar Community Centre, Ilfracombe, why not come along and socialise at this popular weekly event? 10am-12 noon, all very welcome, info Elsie Berrecloth on (01271) 879002

Friday, December 31 — New Year’s Eve Dance with Ben, Filleigh Village Hall, 8pm, bring-and-share (savouries only, sweets provided,) adm �5, tickets from AJ Warren on (01598) 760395, all welcome

Friday, December 31 — National Trust walk at Arlington Court, meet 11am, two hours, info (01271) 376274/373638/863727

Friday, December 31 — New Years Eve charity Dance to Joe’s Band, savoury bring-and-share, adm �5, 8pm, all welcome

Saturday, January 1 — Bingo, 1-2-3 Lines Every Game, Kingsley Hall, Westward Ho! Eyes down 7.15pm

Sunday, January 2 — Festival of Winter Walks programme, meet Combe Martin, car park near church, easy pace 3.5 or 5.5 mile walks, but some inclines, with ND Ramblers, info (01271) 376274/863727/373638

Sunday, January 2 — Bingo, British Legion Hall, Appledore. Doors open 7pm, eyes down 7.30pm

Sunday, January 2 — TIGA Club (Trust in God Always) for children & young people, prayer & projects, St Brannock’s Rooms, Braunton, 9.45am

Sunday, January 2 — Quiz Night, the Seagate Hotel, Appledore, for Devon Air Ambulance, teams of four or more, cash prizes plus raffle, 8.30pm

Sunday, January 2 — Table top sale, Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, sellers 8am, buyers 9am, refreshments, all welcome

Sunday, January 2 — Fun pub quiz, Portobello, Bideford, part proceeds to Air Ambulance, 8.30pm

Sunday, January 2 — Sunday Service, Lavington United Reform Church, Bideford, 11am, all welcome, no evening service

Monday, January 3 — Afro Samba Dance, Methodist Church Hall, Rhododendron Avenue, Sticklepath, Bple, 7-8.30pm, info (01237) 441385

Monday, January 3 — Bingo in aid of Bideford Football Club, Robin’s Nest Social Club, Bideford. Eyes down 7.15pm

Monday, January 3 — Appledore Singers Ladies’ Choir Practice Evening, Appledore School, 7.30pm, info (01237) 424982

Monday, January 3 — Jive LeRoc! Modern Jive for beginners/improvers, Ex-Services & Social Club, Yeo Vale, Barnstaple, info 07817 144292, 8-11pm

Monday, January 3 — Majorettes club, Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 6-8pm

Monday, January 3 — Inflatable and soft play fun for toddlers, Northam Community Hall, 9.30-11.30am, �2 inc refreshments, (01237) 421767

Monday, January 3 — Hatha Yoga class, The Plough, Torrington, 6.30-7.30pm, info (01271) 858814

Monday, January 3 — Bounce & Rhyme for babies and toddlers, Braunton Library, every Mon, 2.30-3pm

Monday, January 3 — New badminton, aquathon, squash & surf lifesaving activity clubs for children and young people, organised by PEDPASS at North Devon Leisure Centre, Barnstaple, 4-5pm (squash 4-5.30pm,) pay as you go, �2 per session (squash non members �2.50,)

Monday, January 3 — Poker League, Kennys Bar, Boutport Street, Barnstaple, 8pm

Monday, January 3 — Meeting of the US Social Group for singles, The Plough, Bickington, 8pm, info (01271) 830981

Monday, January 3 — Salsa dance classes, basic salsa exercise class, 6.15-7.15pm plus salsa dance exercise 7.30-8.30pm, Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, info 07791 568340

Monday, January 3 — Sequence dance, Fremington Church Hall, weekly session, one new dance a month, 7.30pm, all welcome

Monday, January 3 — Yoga for Beginners with Karen Ward 7-8.30pm, Devon Academy, Paiges Lane, Barnstaple, info 07570 865 665 or www.northdevonyoga.co.uk

Monday, January 3 — Yoga at Alwington Village Hall, Fairy Cross, nr Bideford, 10-11.30am, more info (01237) 451813

Monday, January 3 — Stretch & Tone, gentle exercise, The Plough Arts Centre, Torrington, 10.30-11.30am, drop in or call (01837) 682811 for info

Monday, January 3 — Yoga for the over 60s, Fremington Parish Hall, 12.15-1.45pm, info 07792 297294

Monday, January 3 — Yoga for Beginners, Devon Academy, Paiges Lane, Barnstaple, 7-8.30pm, info 07792 297294

Monday, January 3 — South Molton Striders short walk, meet SM Square 10.30am, info (01769) 574662, all welcome

Tuesday, January 4 — Silver Spurs square dance, Tesco Community Hall, Barnstaple, 8-10pm, info (01271) 870254

Tuesday, January 4 — Coffee Morning plus lunches, Lavington Church, Bideford, 10am-1.30pm

Tuesday, January 4 — Coffee & Friendship at The Village Well, Community Room, Sticklepath School, Crosslands, 9.30am-11.30am. More info on (01271) 349861 or at www.roundswell.co.uk

Tuesday, January 4 — Winkleigh Morris Dance group, Community Centre, Winkleigh, new dancers welcome, more info (01363) 877216

Tuesday, January 4 — Bingo, Bideford and District Angling Club, corner of Honestone Street, every Tue, doors open 6pm, eyes down 7.30pm

Tuesday, January 4 — Youth Club, Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 7-8.30pm

Tuesday, January 4 — Spiritual Healing, Torrington Healing Clinic, at the community hospital, Calf Street, Torrington, 7.15-8.45pm, all welcome, info (01805) 622883 or (01409) 281129

Tuesday, January 4 — Circuit class, Braunton School Isaac Hall, 6.30-7.30pm, for intermediate to advanced level, info (01271) 814093

Tuesday, January 4 — Salsa Dance, Buddie’s Bar (formerly Riverfront Cafe,) Barnstaple, learn to dance salsa & other Latin dances, 7.30pm, info 07967 893618

Tuesday, January 4 — Over 50s coffee morning, The Pollyfield Centre, East-the-Water, Bideford, enjoy a natter over a good cuppa, 10.30am-12 noon, all welcome

Tuesday, January 4 — Northam Choral Society, Northam Methodist Church Hall, 7.30pm

Tuesday, January 4 — Square dancing, Parish Church Rooms, Church Street, Ilfracombe, 8.15-10.15pm, new dancers welcome, (01271) 865687

Tuesday, January 4 — Yoga, Northam Community Centre, 1.30-3pm, info (01237) 472532

Tuesday, January 4 — Pregnancy Yoga, Whitehall House, 5.30-7pm, info (01237) 472532

Tuesday, January 4 — Yoga, Littleham Village Hall, 7.30-9pm, info (01237) 472532

Tuesday, January 4 — Community Dance Company, at Forches Community Centre (Barton Road, Whiddon Valley,) Barnstaple, new venture, no experience needed, 7-9pm, (01598) 760646

Tuesday, January 4 — Walk & Talk, different start locations each week, free event, 10.30am, call (01237) 479060 or 421528 for weekly location

Tuesday, January 4 — Yoga at Alwington Village Hall, Fairy Cross, nr Bideford, 7-8.30pm, more info (01237) 451813

Tuesday, January 4 — Tarka Morris Men practice, Bideford AAC, The Pill, Bideford, every Tuesday 8-10pm, new members always welcome, info (01271) 371415

Tuesday, January 4 — Stuck indoors with nowhere to go? Drop into the Ladies Fellowship, the Salvation Army Centre, Oakleigh Road, Barnstaple, 10.30-11.30am, a warm welcome, plus tea, coffee, chat & much more

Tuesday, January 4 — Scottish country dancing, Fremington Parish Hall, 7.30pm, no partner needed, all welcome, info (01271) 373975

Tuesday, January 4 — Vinyasa Yoga, The Tarka Clinic, Barnstaple, 7.30-9pm, info 07792 297294

Wednesday, January 5 — Folk Dance Club, new club at Northam Hall (the old scout hut,) new dancers & all ages welcome, 7.30-9.30pm, info (01237) 477292

Wednesday, January 5 — Appledore Pirates Cash Bingo, Appledore Village Hall, 7.15pm

Wednesday, January 5 — Afrobics Class, Clovelly Parish Hall, Wrinkleberry, Higher Clovelly, 10.30-11.30am, info (01237) 441385

Wednesday, January 5 — Majorettes club, Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 5-8pm

Wednesday, January 5 — Mini market with homemade bread & cakes, plants, bric-a-brac & more, Winkleigh Community Centre, 9-11am

Wednesday, January 5 — Jive LeRoc! Modern jive classes for couples only. Beginners/improvers. Roundswell Community Centre, Barnstaple, info 07817 144292, 7.15-10pm

Wednesday, January 5 — Whist Drive, Royal Hotel, Market/Bude Street, Appledore, all welcome, 2.30pm

Wednesday, January 5 — Aiki-Jo martial arts, now at Methodist Church Hall, High Street, Bideford, beginners 7-8pm, more experienced 7-9pm, more info (01271) 345513

Wednesday, January 5 — North Devon Vegetarian Social Club meeting, the Owl Cafe, Maiden Street, Barnstaple, 11am, info (01271) 325105 or 850387

Wednesday, January 5 — Baby Bounce & Rhyme Time, Barnstaple Library, 10.30-11am, info (01271) 388589

Wednesday, January 5 — Atlantic Jive, beginners & intermediate classes, Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 8-11pm, info 07875 201328

Wednesday, January 5 — Lunch at the Salvation Army centre, Oakleigh Road, Barnstaple, 12.30pm, call (01271) 321972 to book

Wednesday, January 5 — Poker League, Flukey’s, Barnstaple, 8pm

Wednesday, January 5 — Walk & Talk, meet 10.30am outside Cafe du Parc, Bideford, level 1 walk, free event, more info 07837 663628

Wednesday, January 5 — Yoga, Lavington Hall, Bideford, 9.45-11.15am + 11.30am-1pm, info (01237) 472532

Wednesday, January 5 — Barnstaple Jubilee Singers Ladies Choir rehearsal evening, Christ Church, Bear Street, 7.30-9pm

Wednesday, January 5 — Chulmleigh Badminton Club, all ages and abilities welcome, Chulmleigh Sports Hall, equipment provided, 6-9pm, info 07976 522337. New Junior Badminton sessions: Ages 5-11

Wednesday, January 5 — Line Dancing, improvers class every Wed, St Johns Hall, Tesco, Barnstaple, 6.15-7.15pm, info (01237) 479767

Wednesday, January 5 — Bingo, Northam Leisure Centre, 1-2-3 lines every game, 7.15pm

Wednesday, January 5 — Barum Carers Social Club, Whiddon Valley Community Centre, Barton Road, Barnstaple, a social club for carers, meet others, share experiences & receive support, plus activities & trips out, 2.15-4.15pm, �1 per session, info (01271) 372396

Wednesday, January 5 — Charity Bingo, the Royal Exchange, Barnstaple, eyes down 7.30pm

Wednesday , January 5 — South Molton Striders short walk, meet Swimbridge square 10.15am, info (01769) 572506, all welcome

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