Events from 28/07/16 to 03/07/16

THURSDAY, JULY 28

BINGO: Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 7.30pm, all welcome.

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

DUPLICATE BRIDGE: Every Thursday, Holy Trinity Church Hall, Westward Ho!, friendly club, 6.45pm start, more info 01237 470990.

FEEL BETTER WITH A BOOK: Reading group with a difference, Ilfracombe Library 10-11.30am, listen to stories & poems read aloud, share your thoughts with others, no reading required

BIDEFORD WALK: Along Tarka Trail, meet every Thursday at Clarence Wharf car park, part of Torridge Walk & Talk (Walking for Health), all welcome, more info Steve 01237 421528.

HEALING: Barnstaple Christian Spiritualist Church, Higher Church Street, 7-8pm.

FREMINGTON SINGERS: Fremington Methodist Church, Old School Lane, doors 7.30pm, £4, info 01271 268094.

TARKA VALLEY RAILWAY: Volunteers meet every Thursday at Torrington Station, aka The Puffing Billy, for restoration & track laying, new members welcome, info 07881 905260.

BEFRIENDERS: Weekly Activity Afternoon for the over 65s, now at Tyrrell Hospital, Ilfracombe, 2.30-4pm, enjoy a craft or learn something new, plus hot drinks & tea cakes.

BAND REHEARSAL: Bideford Town Band, weekly at the Band room, Victoria Park, 7.45pm Senior Band. More info 01237 475653.

BARNSTAPLE CAMERA CLUB: Summer walks programme starts May 5, 6pm, see www.barnstaplecameraclub.co.uk for details.

BINGO: Bideford Liberal Club, nr top of High Street, cash bingo £1,000 pay out, eyes down 7.15pm.

SOUTH MOLTON COUNTRY PANNIER MARKET: 8am-1pm.

ADAM SCRIVEN: Live music at SQ Bar & Restaurant, Braunton, 8.30pm.

SUMMER CONCERT: With Bideford Town Band, Westward Ho! Green, in Baptist Church if wet, 7.30pm.

SEE HEAR ON WHEELS: Help and advice from mobile unit, Lynton Town Hall 10am-12noon; Tiverton Lowman Green 2-4pm.

SUPPORT GROUP: For those with hearing loss, The Ilfracombe Centre, 10.30am.

ATLANTIC FLOWER CLUB: Floral demonstrations, Appledore Church Rooms, every fourth Thursday of the month, 2pm, all welcome, info 01237 421911.

NORTH DEVON FRIENDS: Meetup Group, meal at Claytons, 7pm, info www.meetup.com/North-Devon-Friends

FRIDAY, JULY 29

QUIZ NIGHT: Appledore Community and Sports Assn, teams up to six, £1 per person, cash prizes and snowball draw, 8pm.

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

LUNCH CLUB: Happy Café, Westward Ho!, £4.50 for two set courses, served from 1-2pm, booking essential on 07773 679559.

BINGO: Sticklepath School, Barnstaple, 7.30pm, jackpot, liners & meat prizes, for local charities, all welcome.

OUT AND ABOUT: Community minibus trips for the Torridge area, to join in call Karl on 01271 549680.

LIVE MUSIC: Weekly, The Champ, Appledore, 9pm.

PATCHWORK: Quilting group for over 50s, Bideford, 9.30am-12.30pm, call 01237 475605 for details.

RAGAMUFFINS: Live music at the Red Barn, Woolacombe, from 9pm approx.

COFFEE MORNING: Barnstaple Parish Church, 10am-12noon.

CRAFT FAIR: Mortehoe Village Hall, 10am-4pm, free admission.

SUMMER CRAFT MARKET: Landmark Theatre, Ilfracombe, every Friday through the summer, 10am-4pm.

YARN-BOMBING: Throughout July, discover ‘yarn-bombed’ areas throughout Clovelly, including knitted donkeys and crocheted cobbles, for Devon Air Ambulance.

CONCERT: With Bideford Town Band, Lavington Church, Bridgeland Street, 7.30pm.

RAMBLERS WALK: Meet Millennium CP Landkey 6pm, Footpaths around Landkey, 2 hours info 01271 376274/07720203737.

QUIZ NIGHT: The Conservative Club, Bridgeland Street, Bideford, 8pm, £4 per head inc bap.

BARNSTAPLE ROCK ‘N’ ROLL CLUB: Wrey Arms, Sticklepath, last Fri each month, free entry, guests DJs, occasional trade stalls, all welcome, info 07899 701498.

SERVICE: Holy Trinity Church, Landcross, 9.30am Four Parish Communion.

SUMMER FAYRE: Lavington Church, Bridgeland Street, Bideford, 10am-1pm various stalls plus refreshments, all welcome.

LIVE MUSIC: Old Number 7 at The Village Inn, Lynmouth, evening gig.

CONCERT: With Appledore Band, St Mary’s Hall, Appledore, part of Appledore Summer Festival, 7.30pm, entry free but donations appreciated.

JAZZ CONCERT: With Alan Lewis Rarebits Jazz Band, Holy Trinity Church, Atlantic Way, Westward Ho! 7.30pm, retiring collection, tea & biscuits after, all welcome.

BALL RACE: At Heanton Street, Braunton, 7pm start, buy a ball for £1, first over the line wins cash prize, for the Rotary Club of Braunton good causes.

SATURDAY, JULY 30

BINGO: Barton Road Community Centre, Whiddon Valley, Barnstaple, 7.30pm, for local charities.

CLAIRVOYANCE: Barnstaple Christian Spiritualist Church, Higher Church Street, 7.30pm.

WHIST DRIVE: Weekly, Northam Square Hall, 7pm, new players welcome, £1.50 to include tea and a happy evening.

CAR BOOT SALE: Weekly, Bideford football ground, 8-11am, info 07724 168119.

CLAIRVOYANCE: Bideford Centre of Light, Hart Street, 6.30pm.

CAR BOOT SALE: Landkey showground, 1-4pm, info 07802 176993.

CHRIS STUCKEY: Chris’ Birthday Bash with live music, at The Joiners Arms, Bideford, 9.30pm.

BARNSTAPLE FAIR: Exhibition of the last 50 years, opens until September, Barnstaple Museum.

LIVE MUSIC: Old Number 7 at The George & Dragon, Combe Martin, 9pm approx.

TATTING: Knotted Lace Craft Group, High Bickington, 10.30am-3.30pm. Bring Packed Lunch, info 01769 560805.

NORTH DEVON FRIENDS: Day at the beach, Woolacombe 11am, info www.meetup.com/North-Devon-Friends

COPPERWOOD BLUEGRASS BAND: Mortehoe Village Hall, doors 7.30pm, music 8pm, with bluegrass, old time and Irish music, BYOD, £7 at door.

APPLEDORE SUMMER FESTIVAL: Around the village Saturday and Sunday, fancy dress theme ‘Pirates and Parrots’. Including Food & Craft Market 11am-4pm at St Mary’s Hall, plus 8pm Ceilidh with The Oggle Band at Appledore Community Hall, bring-and-share supper and bar.

CREAM TEA AFTERNOON: Middleton House, Church Street, Combe Martin, 3-5.30pm, celebrating Friends of St Peter ad Vincula’s 10th birthday, tickets £6 from 01271 883578/883554.

ANNUAL SHOW: Landkey Horticultural Society, at Landkey Primary School, 2-4pm, adm free, dogs on leads please.

BIG BREAKFAST: West Buckland Village Hall, 9am-1.30pm.

CHARITY DANCE: Dancing to Ben, West Buckland Village Hall, 7.30-11.30pm.

EXTRA BINGO: Northam Scouts Hall, 2.15pm, for North Devon Hospice.

SUNDAY, JULY 31

QUIZ NIGHT: For North Devon Cancer Care, Lacey’s Ale & Cider House, Mill Street, Bideford, 8pm.

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

DIVINE SERVICE: Barnstaple Christian Spiritualist Church, Higher Church Street, 6.30pm.

BIDEFORD AREA SERVICES: St Mary’s Church, Bideford, 8am Holy Communion; 10am Parish Communion. St Swithun’s, Littleham, 11am Four Parish Family Service.

BRAUNTON SERVICES: 8.30am Said Eucharist, St Anne’s, Saunton; 9.45am Parish Eucharist, St Brannocks Church.

BINGO & QUIZ NIGHT: First In, Last Out, Clovelly Road, Bideford. Eyes down 4pm, quiz night with jackpot 8pm, all welcome.

DIVINE SERVICE: Bideford Centre of Light, Hart Street, 6.30pm.

CAR BOOT SALE: Pottington, 1-4pm, info 07802 176993.

BARNSTAPLE QUAKER MEETING: Pilton Bluecoats Academy, Abbey Road, weekly, 10.30am.

CAR BOOT SALE: Torrington Commons, 8am, sellers 7.30am, for the Commons Conservators, now weekly until end September.

CHARITY CAR BOOT SALE: Every Sunday (weather permitting) at Tesco, Rose Lane, Barnstaple. 10am - 2pm, cars £5 vans £7, sellers 9am. Contact Maureen 07999 445489.

OPEN MIC/QUIZ NIGHT: The Joiners Arms, Bideford, open mic 3-6pm, quiz 9pm.

RAMBLERS WALK: Meet Winsford Hill CP, 10.30am, Tarr Steps-Withypool Hill-Two Moors way, 11 miles info 01271 376274/07720203737.

SUMMER SPECTACULAR: Hosted by Bideford Keyboard & Organ Club with Elizabeth Harrison and Nicholas Martin, Devon Hall, Bideford College, 3.30pm and 7.30pm, info 01237 475914.

TABLE TOP SALE: £ The Quay, Appledore, 10.30am onwards, for the David Rundle Trust (Help for Rwanda).

CHARITY BINGO: Tesco, Rose Lane, Barnstaple, entry 50p, doors 6.30pm, eyes down 7.30. Door prize and raffle plus refreshments.

CONCERT: With The Oggle Band, The Old Mill, Ossaborough, near Woolacombe, 8.30pm.

MONDAY, AUGUST 1

APPLEDORE SINGERS: Appledore Baptist Church, all ladies welcome, 7.15-9pm, more info 01237 420652.

WAR GAMING CLUB: Weekly at St Johns Hall, Barnstaple Tesco (Rose Lane), from 7pm, and multiple systems supported inc War hammer, X-Wing & Infinity.

WHIST DRIVE: Weekly, Griggs Close, Northam, new players very welcome, £1 to include tea, raffle and laughter.

BAND REHEARSAL: Bideford Town Band, weekly at the Band room, Victoria Park, 6.30pm beginners and Training Band; 7.45pm Senior Band. More info 01237 475653.

APPLEDORE ART GROUP: Friendly group meets 10am weekly, Appledore Community Hall, attendance £2 inc refreshment, all very welcome, more info 01237 425541.

BRAUNTON CAMERA CLUB: Weekly, The Fortescue House Club, Wrafton Road, Braunton, 7.30-10pm, call 01271 379940 or visit www.quillstring.co.uk/bcc

SUMMER CONCERT: With Appledore Band, on the quay 7pm, in St Mary’s Church if wet.

APPLEDORE TAI CHI: Weekly, Blue Lights Hall, 7.30-9pm, info Alex 07747 833490.

LET’S DANCE JIVE: Ex-Services Club, St Georges Road, Barnstaple, beginners 8pm, improvers 9.30pm, until 11. Info Sue 07817 144292.

FREMINGTON BINGO: The Parish Hall, eyes down 7.30pm, for Cats Protection.

PHOENIX CAMERA CLUB: First Mon of month, Holsworthy Skills Centre, 7-9.30pm, more info 01409 259345 or www.phoenixcameraclub.com

SERVICE: St George’s, Monkleigh, 9.30am Four Parish Morning Prayer.

CRAFT CLUB: Bishops Tawton Village Hall, first Monday in the month, 7-9pm, £2, all welcome, info 01271 377778.

FREE FACE PAINTING: Atlantic Village mall, every Monday 11am-2pm.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 2

HAPPY HOUR TUESDAY: Weekly fellowship meeting at Barnstaple Salvation Army hall, Oakleigh Road, 2-3.30pm.

BINGO: Bideford & District Angling Club, corner of Honestone Street, eyes down 7.30pm.

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

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

KNIT & NATTER: Costa Coffee, Barnstaple High Street, informal and friendly group with knitters and crocheters of all ages and abilities, every Tuesday from 5.15-7.30pm.

BRIDGE GROUP: Fremington Parish Hall, 2-4.30pm, every Tuesday, all welcome, call 01271 345520 for more info.

BEGINNERS BRIDGE: Bishops Tawton Village Hall, every Tuesday, 2-4pm, info 01271 343394.

FUN QUIZ: The Chill Bar, Ilfracombe, 9pm, plus raffle, proceeds to Ilfracombe play park equipment.

BAND REHEARSAL: Bideford Town Band, weekly at the Band room, Victoria Park, 6.30pm beginners and Training Band. More info 01237 475653.

HEALING: Bideford Centre of Light, Hart Street, by SNU trained healers, 10-11.45am, all welcome.

FOLK OPEN MIC: The Champ, Appledore, 7.30pm.

BOWLING: Free indoor coaching, Kingsley Bowling Club, Westward Ho!, weekly, info 01237 472507.

QUIZ A CHRISTIAN: Appledore Baptist Church, 7.30pm, come along with any questions for an informal chat over coffee and cake, all welcome.

OCEAN VIEW: Country Music Club, at Alverdiscott Village Hall for summer, live music each week, 8.15-11pm.

BINGO: Ex-services & Social Club, St Georges Road, Barnstaple, 8pm, members & signed in guests.

COFFEE MORNING: Barnstaple Parish Church, 10am-12noon.

SILVER SPURS: Square Dance Club, student night, St John’s Community Centre, Barnstaple Tesco (Rose Lane), 7-9pm.

SOUTH MOLTON FLOWER CLUB: Meets first Tues of the month, South Molton Infant School, North Road, visitors welcome, 7 for 7.15pm, demonstrations, info 01769 573233.

MACULAR SOCIETY: Support group, meets Burton Art Gallery, 10am-12noon, for anyone with macular degeneration and their families/carers, all welcome.

MUSICAL MEMORIES: The Vision Centre, Slade, Ilfracombe, for people with Alzheimers/memory problems & their carers, first & third Tues of the month, 2-4pm, free parking, all welcome, more info 01271 863944 or 882927.

SERVICE: St Mary’s, Bideford, 10.30am Holy Communion.

SUPPORT GROUP: For those with hearing loss, South Molton Age Concern Pop-in Centre, Broad Street, 2pm.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3

CASH BINGO: Appledore Hall. All cash prizes, running jackpot game, 7.15pm.

BIDEFORD HEALING GROUP: Every Wednesday, at the Sea Cadets Hall, Victoria Park, 10am-12noon, all very welcome.

REJOICE THE VOICE: Choir rehearsal, Trinity Church, Barnstaple, 7.15-9pm, new singers welcome, info www.rejoicethevoice.org

BARNSTAPLE JUBILEE SINGERS: Now recruiting, join us 7.30-9pm, call Marilyn on 01271 830869 or Monte 325780.

ARTS & CRAFTS: Drop in session at Happy Café, Westward Ho! 10am-1pm, free, call 07773 679559.

BIDEFORD FOLK DANCE CLUB: Northam Hall, 7.30pm, info 01237 423554.

BIDEFORD PHOENIX MORRIS: Come along and have a go, the Baptist Church, Mill Street, potential dancers or musicians welcome, more info 01237 473798.

BLUES OPEN MIC: The Champ, Appledore, 9pm.

BALLROOM & LATIN: Beginners sessions, Chittlehamholt Parish Hall, 6.30pm, info 01769 550899.

QUIZ A CHRISTIAN: Appledore Baptist Church, 3pm, come along with any questions for an informal chat over coffee and cake, all welcome.

BIDEFORD JIVE: Every Wednesday, Pollyfield Community Centre, all profits to charity, 8.30-11pm, beginners 8.30-9, intermediate 9.30-10, all welcome, more info 07968 053118.

JIVE: For absolute beginners, 7-8pm, Roundswell Community Centre, Barnstaple. Info Sue 07817 144292.

LET’S DANCE JIVE: Roundswell Community Centre, Barnstaple, beginners 8pm, improvers 9.30pm, until 10.30. Info Sue 07817 144292.

RAMBLERS WALK Meet: Bple Bus Station Stand D No 8A 2.05pm, Bickington-Anchor Wood to Bple. Linear, 3.5 miles info 01271 376274/07720203737.

TALK: ‘Bats of North Devon’ with Samantha Pickering of North Devon Bat Care, Braunton Countryside Centre, 7.45pm, all welcome.

FREE TENNIS: Atlantic Village, with Atlantic Racquet Centre, 11am-3pm.