Panto season in Westward Ho!

Joseph Bulmer

What’s on North Devon: 19/01/12—25/01/12

THURSDAY, JANUARY 19

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

BINGO: Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 7.30pm

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

SOUTH MOLTON STRIDERS: Livarot Walk, meet SM Square 10.30am, info (01769) 574179

LUNCH CLUB: The Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 12.30-2.30pm, every week, info (01237) 478734

NORTHAM MEN’S FORUM: Methodist Church Hall, Cross Street, Northam, The Forum’s 40th Anniversary with Chris Walke, 10.15am-12 noon, info (01237) 470553

BASIC COMPUTER SKILLS: Whiddon Valley Community Centre, Barton Rd, Barnstaple, 9.45-10.45am & 11am-12 noon, �1 per session, for anyone with little or no computer experience, booking essential on (01271) 372396

COASTWISE TALK: “Edible seaweeds,” Sarah Hotchkiss, Barnstaple Library 9.45-11.45am, first of 10 Coastwise sessions with talks/presentations on marine environment, ecology, history & more, �30 for 10, individual/taster sessions by arrangement, more info Marjorie Heath (01271) 831190

COFFEE MORNING: RBS (NatWest) Group Pensioners’ Association GPA, Imperial Hotel, Barnstaple, 10.30am

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

TAW & TORRIDGE STAMP CLUB: Castle Hall, Castle St, Barnstaple, 7.30pm, all welcome, info (01271) 329762

FRIDAY, JANUARY 20

COFFEE MORNING & RAFFLE: Candar Community Centre, Ilfracombe, 10am-12 noon

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

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, 1.30-3.30pm, �1, call (01271) 372396 for info

BINGO: Sticklepath School, Barnstaple, 7.30pm

AFTER SCHOOL ART CLUB: Craftihands, Mill St, Bideford, 3.45-5pm, a range of activities inc printing, dyeing, collage, felting, drawing & painting, info (01237) 476159

INTERMEDIATE COMPUTER SKILLS: Whiddon Valley Community Centre, Barton Rd, Barnstaple, 10am-12 noon, �2 per session, for anyone who wants to extend their computer knowledge, booking essential on (01271) 372396

TREASURE ISLAND: Westward Ho! Follies pantomime at Kingsley Hall, 7.30pm, fun and laughs for all the family, tickets (01237) 423564

DEVONSHIRE ASSOCIATION: Bideford branch meeting, Burton Art Gallery, Kingsley Rd, Bideford, talk with Dr Tony Cornford “Computers in healthcare – a prescription for recovery?” 2pm, all welcome

SINBAD & THE EYE OF THE TIGER: Presented by the Bright Stars Theatre Group, Northam Methodist Hall, 7pm, tickets from (01237) 423690, booking advised, proceeds to Appledore Lifeboat, plus Saturday matinee

BOWLS: Appledore Short Mat Bowling Club, weekly at Appledore Community Hall, 2pm, all welcome

SATURDAY, JANUARY 21

TREASURE ISLAND: Westward Ho! Follies pantomime matinee, Kingsley Hall, 2.30pm, tickets (01237) 423564

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

CASH BINGO: And liner, Sweb Club, Victoria Road, Barnstaple, eyes down 7.30pm, for local charities, all welcome

SINBAD & THE EYE OF THE TIGER: Presented by the Bright Stars Theatre Group, Northam Methodist Hall, 2.30pm, tickets from (01237) 423690, booking advised, proceeds to Appledore Lifeboat

DEVON FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY: (North Devon Branch) Meeting, Burton Art Gallery, Bideford, 2-4pm, info on (01237) 451527 or 472883 BINGO: 1-2-3 lines every game, Northam Leisure Centre, for North Devon Hospice, eyes down 2.15pm, all welcome

VILLAGE MARKET: West Buckland Village Hall, 2-4pm, tables available �5, call (01598) 760437

KNOWSTONE CHURCH DANCE: At Knowstone Parish Hall, music with Ben, 8pm-midnight, bring-and-share supper, all welcome

GARAGE SALE: 8, Sandymere Road, Northam, household items, small furniture & books, 10am-1pm

BURNS NIGHT BARN DANCE: With the Bloatertown Band, Fremington Parish Hall, 8pm, bring-and-share supper, tickets (01237) 476632

WHIST DRIVE: Kentisbury & Trentishoe Village Hall, 8pm, proceeds to St Thomas’ Church Fund

SHAMMICK MARKET: Combe Martin Village Hall, 9.30am-12 noon, fresh local produce & more

CHARITY DANCE: Goodleigh Village Hall, dancing to Joe’s Band, 7.30-11.30pm, bring-and-share supper, for MS South West, adm �3.50, all welcome

SUNDAY, JANUARY 22

BINGO: Appledore Social Club, doors open 7pm, eyes down 7.30pm, all welcome

BIDEFORD SERVICES: St Mary’s Parish Church — 8am Holy Communion; 10am Parish Communion; 7pm Prayer & Praise, all welcome

QUIZ NIGHT: For North Devon Cancer Care, Johnny’s Bar, Mill Street, Bideford, 8pm, info (01237) 473798

BIDEFORD SALVATION ARMY: Bideford Baptist Church, every Sunday 3-4pm, all welcome

ILFRACOMBE FARMERS MARKET: The Lantern Centre, High Street, 10am-12.30pm, fresh local produce & crafts plus entertainment and raffle, admission free, refreshments, all welcome, info (01271) 864621

TREASURE ISLAND: Westward Ho! Follies pantomime matinee, Kingsley Hall, 2.30pm, tickets (01237) 423564

RAMBLERS WALK: Meet Hillsford Bridge CP (SS739 477) 10.30am, Watersmeet-Lynmouth, six miles, info (01271) 376274 or 863727. Or www.northdevonramblers.co.uk

SOUTH MOLTON STRIDERS: Pub lunch & walk at Witheridge, meet SM Square 11am, car share, info (01769) 573258

MONDAY, JANUARY 23

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

US SOCIAL GROUP: For singles, The Panniers, Barnstaple, 8pm, info (01271) 830981

BRAUNTON CAMERA CLUB: Meets weekly, details www.quillstring.co.uk/bcc

MONDAY AFTERNOON SOCIAL CLUB: Whiddon Valley Community Centre, Barton Road, Barnstaple, for adults of all ages, socialise & chat plus a variety of activities, 1.30-3.30pm, �1, all welcome

BARNSTAPLE MALE VOICE CHOIR: Rehearsal, every Monday Fremington Primary School 7.30-9.30pm

SOUTH MOLTON STRIDERS: Medium walk at Alley walk, meet SM Square 10.30am, info (01769) 572506

APPLEDORE SINGERS: Rehearsal, Appledore Primary School, 7.30-9pm, new members welcome, info Pam Beechey (01769) 560034

SOUTH MOLTON STRIDERS: Limers Lane walk, meet SM Square 10.30am, info (01769) 572506

TUESDAY, JANUARY 24

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

BINGO: Bideford & District Angling Club, corner of Honestone Street, 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 & advice for people with sight or hearing loss, at 19a Alexandra Rd, Bple, (01271) 373236

BIDEFORD CAMERA CLUB: The Community Room, Bideford Youth Centre (opposite the Burton Art Gallery,) 7.15pm, info (01237) 423242

SCOTTISH DANCE CLASSES: Fremington Village Hall, 7.30pm, no partner needed, (01271) 373975

TARKA MORRIS MEN: Bideford Amateur Athletics Club, 8pm, new members welcome, (01237) 476632

CARD MAKING & CRAFTS CLUB: New club at Northam Leisure Centre, the Square, 7pm, info (01237)423095

BOWLS: Appledore Short Mat Bowling Club, weekly at Appledore Community Hall, 7pm, all welcome

FUN & FELLOWSHIP: Bideford Salvation Army, Bideford Baptist Church Upper Hall, 2-3pm, all welcome

EMPLOYMENT SUPPORT CLUB: Free informal drop in, Whiddon Valley Community Centre, Barton Rd, Barnstaple, 10am-12 noon, help for anyone seeking work, training or career improvement, info (01271) 372396

REME ASSOCIATION: North Devon Branch monthly meeting, Appledore Social Club, 7.30pm, just come along and meet fellow REME members or call Doug Spiller on (01237) 424946 for info ILFRACOMBE MEMORY CAFE: The Candar Common Room, 2-4pm, last Tues each month, a relaxed & social place for people with memory problems, their friends & family, health & social care workers available with support or advice, or just drop for a chat & cuppa, info North Devon Voluntary services on (01271) 866300

SIP ‘N’ STICH: free knitting club, Boston Tea Party, Tuly Street, Barnstaple, 5.30-7pm, all welcome

CONCERT: Barnstaple Keyboard & Light music Club, with Mark Ireland, Roundswell Community Centre, Barnstaple, 7.45pm, all welcome, adm �5, members �2, refreshments & raffle

BRATTON FLEMING DANCE CLUB: Goodleigh Village Hall, 7.30-10pm, �2, all welcome

RAMBLERS WALK: Meet Barnstaple bus station stand K (654 to Goodleigh,) 10.05am, Landkey-Bishops Tawton, seven miles, info (01271) 376274 or 863727. Or visit www.northdevonramblers.co.uk

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25

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

BINGO: Northam Leisure Centre, 1-2-3 lines, 7.15pm

CHARITY BINGO: Royal Exchange, Bple, 7.30pm

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

DESIGN WORKSHOPS: Appledore Baptist Church 7.15-8.30pm, use your imagination & enjoy felting, monoprinting, drawing, collage and painting, weekly, info (01237) 476159

BASIC COMPUTER SKILLS: Whiddon Valley Community Centre, Barton Rd, Barnstaple, 9.45-10.45am & 11am-12 noon, �1 per session, for anyone with little or no computer experience, booking essential on (01271) 372396

SINGING FOR FUN: Brookdale Church (near Lidl,) Ilfracombe, 2-4pm, for adults of all ages, popular songs from 50s-70s, no musical ability needed

ROYAL AIR FORCES ASSOCIATION: Monthly meeting, Ex-Servicemen’s Club, St George’s Road, Barnstaple, 7.30 for 8pm

NORTH DEVON HUMANISTS MEETING: Fremington Parish Hall annex, 7.30pm, more info (01237) 474225 or 477851, all welcome

QUIZ WITH A DIFFERENCE: Combe Martin Museum Sail Loft, 2pm, with mike Bennett, �2.50 inc tea/coffee, all welcome

BIDEFORD SENIOR COUNCIL: Meeting, with Louise Grainger of Devon Library Services, Bideford Town Hall, 2.15pm, all welcome, refreshments

BURNS NIGHT: Traditional dinner and entrainment, St Peter’s Church, Highfield Road, Ilfracombe, with piped in haggis plus “tatties & neeps,” 7.30pm, tickets �7.50 in advance only from (01271) 866647

BIDEFORD PROBUS CLUB: The Royal Hotel, Bideford, 10.15am, all welcome, info (01237) 473337

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