What’s On from Thursday, June 29th to Wednesday, July 6th

THURSDAY, JUNE 30

● 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

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

● BASIC COMPUTER SKILLS: Whiddon Valley Community Centre, Barton Rd, 9.45-10.45am + 11am-12 noon, £1 per session, for those with little or no computer experience, on (01271) 372396

● ROSE HILL CARERS GROUP: Coffee morning, at Rose Hill, Heywood Road, Bideford, 10am-12 noon, for carers of adults with learning disabilities, coffee, cake, chat & support, info Laura Clements on (01237) 420137 or 07944 562808

● MEETING: Roundswell Residents' Association, Roundswell Community Centre, Barnstaple, 7pm, all welcome, info (01271) 314851

● LEAGUE OF FRIENDS LUNCH: Barnstaple hospital LoF monthly lunch, Park Hotel, 12 noon for 12.30pm, all members & friends welcome

● LIFE & TIMES: Of Sir Richard Grenville, with Andy Powell, St Mary's Church, Bideford, 7-8pm, tea & coffee available, for Bideford 500 funds

● TADDIPORT BRIDGE: Wildflower meadow & river walk, part of Torrington Common Week, with Mandy Harrison, meet 6pm

FRIDAY, JULY 1

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

● 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

● INTERMEDIATE COMPUTER SKILLS: Whiddon Valley Community Centre, Barton Rd, 10am-12 noon, £2, pre-book from on (01271) 372396

● MOON BEAR RESCUE: North Devon Support Group stall, Bideford Pannier Market, 8am-3pm, every Tue, Fri & Sat

● THE NEXT STEPS CLUB: For 50+, Whiddon Valley Community Centre, Barton Road, Barnstaple, members' monthly lunch club, 1pm, £3, call (01271) 372396 for info

● CAFE CHURCH: St Brannock's Rooms, Braunton, refreshments, informal chat, 7pm

● BINGO: Yarnscombe Victory Hall, 7.45pm

● COMMON RUN: Five miles, start Torrington Pannier Market 7pm, £5 entry, prizes for all entrants, part of Common Week, info (01805) 623509

● FLOWER FESTIVAL: Church of St John the Baptist, Chittlehamholt, 10am-6pm, theme "For the Beauty of the Earth."
* Also Saturday 10am-6pm & Sunday 10am-4pm.
Coffee, light lunches & cream teas on all three days at Chittlehamholt Village Hall 10.30am-5pm

SATURDAY, JULY 2

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

● CAR BOOT SALE: Landkey, 1-4pm, sellers £6 per car from 11am, £1 public parking, no dogs on site, info 07802 176993 or 07878 034683

● SATURDAY MARKET: Pip & Jim's Church Hall, St James Place, Ilfracombe, stalls, teas & coffees, 12 noon-4pm, info (01271) 867614

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

● MOON BEAR RESCUE: North Devon Support Group stall, Bideford Market, 8am-3pm, every Tue, Fri & Sat

● TIBETAN BUDDHIST: Meditation Class, Castle Centre, Barnstaple, 10.30-11.30am, info (01392) 876619 or visit www.dechen.org/barnstaple

● 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, eyes down 2.15pm, all welcome

● HEALING: Instow Parish Hall, Quay Lane, 2-4pm, all welcome

● DADS & KIDS DROP-IN & PLAY: Victoria House Children's Centre, Barnstaple, for families with children under five years-old, play, spend time together & meet other families, 9.30-11.30am first Saturday of each month, info from the centre on (01271) 321411

● BINGO: Sticklepath School, Barnstaple, for Whizz Kidz charity, eyes down 7.30pm, all welcome

● COFFEE MORNING: Torridge Vale Social Club, Torrington, stalls, draw & cream teas, for Breast Cancer Care, 50p inc coffee, 10am-12 noon, all welcome

● ILFRACOMBE FARMERS MARKET: The Lantern centre, fresh produce & crafts, 10am-12.30pm, free, refreshments & entertainment, info (01271) 864621

● HERITAGE: Bideford's Elizabethan Heritage Pageant, 11am-4pm, family fun in & around Mill St, procession 11am from Quay, prizes for best costumes, plus Elizabethan life at the Baptist Church, live music, performances & food. Info www.bidefordheritage.co.uk

● BINGO: Tomlin Hall, Bickington, Barnstaple, doors 6.45pm, E/D 7.30, refreshments & raffle, all welcome

● MOTH & BAT WALK: Yeo Valley Woodland, Barnstaple, meet 8.30pm Silverwood Heights entrance, followed by barbecue, to book place call (01271) 388326.
AGM of Friends of Yeo Valley Woodland, 6pm, Community Office, Derby Road, all welcome

● CLASSICAL CONCERT: With a touch of jazz at Hatherleigh Community Centre, with Katie Bray mezzo-soprano & pianist William Vann, 7.30pm, box office (01837) 810940

● GRAND SUMMER FETE: At Pavilion Playing Fields, Leigh Rd, Chulmleigh, for Chulmleigh Church, 1-4.30pm, with Bideford Silver Band, bar, barbecue, teas, stalls, games & attractions plus prize draw

● FLOWER FESTIVAL: Church of St John the Baptist, Chittlehamholt, 10am-6pm. Barnstaple Ladies Choir in concert at the Village Hall 7.30pm, tickets £8 at door inc canapes and a glass of wine

● BOOKS & JIGSAW PUZZLES: Sale at Ilfracombe Museum, 10am-12.30pm, all welcome, all proceeds to museum funds

● MASSIVE BOOK SALE: And Coffee Morning, Christ Church, Bear St, Barnstaple, 9am-1pm, paperbacks from 20p, hardbacks 50p, coffee, tea & biscuits, proceeds for church project Amigos

SUNDAY, JULY 3

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

● 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

● CAR BOOT SALE: Pottington, 1-4pm, sellers £6 per car from 11am, £1 public parking, no dogs on site, info 07802 176993 or 07878 034683

● BIDEFORD SERVICES: St Mary's Parish Church. 8am Holy Communion; 10am Parish Communion

● CAR BOOT SALE: Old Bowling Green, Torrington Common, 7am start, £5 pitch, free parking, for Great Torrington Commons Conservators

● PRAISE & WORSHIP: Bideford Salvation Army, at Bideford Baptist Church, 3-4pm, all welcome

● ILFRACOMBE BANDSTAND: Blazing Sounds Youth Band at Runnymede Gardens, Ilfracombe seafront, 2-4pm, free concert, weather permitting

● CAR BOOT SALE: South Molton Pannier Market, sellers 10am, buyers 10.30am, £5 pitch, refreshments, proceeds to SM Pre-school, more info (01769) 572002

● HARTLAND FARMERS' MARKET: Parish Hall, Hartland, local produce & plants plus breakfasts & home made cakes, 10am-1pm, info (01237) 441786

● BIBLE CELEBRATION: St Helen's Church, Abbotsham, four centuries of the Authorised Verison of the Bible, talk, readings & quiz 3.30pm, cream teas 4pm, Choral Evensong 6pm, all welcome

● ND RAMBLERS: Cornwall High Cliff (SX132 935) at 10.30am, to Boscastle & Valency Valley, 10 miles, info (01271) 376274 or 863727

● CAR BOOT SALE: Blackmoor Gate Market (junction of A39/A399,) buyers 11.30am, sellers 11am, £5 per car, for Kentisbury WI, info (01598) 763491

● VICTORIAN CRICKET MATCH: Buckland Brewer Playing Field, 3pm, bar & barbecue, adm free, children's activities, for field upkeep, all welcome

● OPEN GARDENS: At Winsford (Beaworthy,) 2-6pm, for the Winsford Centre, info (01409) 221470

● FLOWER FESTIVAL: Church of St John the Baptist, Chittlehamholt, 10am-4pm, all welcome

● CAR BOOT SALE: Kingsley School, top of Northdown Rd, Bideford, sellers 8-10am £6 per car, buyers 10am-1pm, entry £1, for Kingsley Friends

● CREAM TEAS: At "Knockbeg," Saunton, in aid of St Anne's Chapel, 2.30-5pm, with marquee, stalls & raffle, parking next to church

MONDAY, JULY 4

● 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

● APPLEDORE BAND: Weekly performance Appledore Quay, opposite Seagate, Training Band 7.15pm, main band 8pm, in St Mary's Hall if wet

● FREMINGTON BINGO: At the Parish Hall, 7.30pm, for Fremington-in-Bloom, all welcome

● SOUTH MOLTON STRIDERS: Medium walk, meet The Square 10.30am, info (01769) 573258

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

TUESDAY, JULY 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 & 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 and advice for people with sight or hearing loss, at 19a Alexandra Road, Barnstaple, (01271) 373236

● COMMUNITY DANCE COMPANY: At Forches Community Centre (Barton Road, Whiddon Valley,) Barnstaple, new venture, no experience needed, learn to dance with other adults, every Tuesday 7-9pm, info Katy (01598) 760646

● employment support CLUB: Whiddon Valley Community Centre, Barton Rd, Barnstaple, 10am-12 noon, free, info on CVs, interviews, careers advice, computers skills & more, just drop in or call (01271) 372396, all welcome

● MOON BEAR RESCUE: North Devon Support Group stall, Bideford Pannier Market, 8am-3pm, every Tue, Fri & Sat

● FUN & FELLOWSHIP CLUB: Bideford Salvation Army, at the Baptist Church Upper Hall, every Tuesday, 2-3.30pm, all welcome

● SOUTH MOLTON STRIDERS: Morte Point walk, meet Mortehoe car park 10am or call (01769) 573258 for a lift

● ND RAMBLERS: Meet Beaford VH (SS551 151 935) at 10am, to Middle Barkington-Combe Wood-Upcott, 4.6 miles, info (01271) 376274 or 863727

● SHORE SAFARI: Barricane Beach at Woolacombe with Coastwise, 1.30pm, dress accordingly, to secure place, for info & in case of cancellation, call (01271) 882078 or 07889 134466

● LEAVING DO: Jane Lavington handing over her Bideford salon after 31 years, at the Portobello Inn 7.30pm, drinks & nibbles, all welcome to stop by

WEDNESDAY, JULY 6

● 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

● CHARITY BINGO: Royal Exchange, Bple, 7.30pm

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

● HARMONY UNLIMITED: In concert, Emmanuel Church, Ilfracombe, 8.15pm, more info www.emmanuel-ilfracombe.org

● SUMMER MARKET: Chambercombe Manor, Ilfracombe, stalls inc books & antique books, jewellery, 10.30am-3.30pm, manor & tea rooms open as normal, proceeds to manor

● BASIC COMPUTER SKILLS: Whiddon Valley Community Centre, Barton Rd, 9.45-10.45am + 11am-12 noon, £1 per session, for those with little or no computer experience, (01271) 372396

● QUIZ NIGHT: Portobello Inn, Bideford, 8.30pm, donations to Devon Air Ambulance

● ORGAN CONCERT: St Margaret's Church, Northam, with David Dawes (assistant director of music at Exeter Cathedral,) 8pm, all welcome

● WHIST DRIVE: Goodleigh Village Hall, 7.45pm, meat prizes & draw, for Grasshoppers Pre-school, all welcome