Events from 20/11/14 to 26/11/14.


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

TAI CHI: Weekly classes, Qigong & Yang style, the Arts Centre, Bideford Quay, 7-8pm, all welcome, info 07747 833490.

BIDEFORD FOLK CLUB: The Joiners Arms, Bideford, from 8pm.

ART FOR LEISURE & PLEASURE: St Johns Community Hall, Rose Lane (Tesco), Barnstaple, 1.30-4pm, every Thursday, info David on 07964 250436.

LIFE DRAWING CLASS: Bideford Arts Centre (next to post office), 7-9pm, all levels and abilities welcome, tuition available, just turn up or call Fiona Balfour 01237 425163.

CLOG DANCING: Ilfracombe Red Petticoats, ladies' clog dancing team now looking for new members, weekly practice 7.30pm, no experience necessary, info 07733 476868.

BALLROOM: Dance classes, St Peters Church Hall, Fremington, beginners 7-8pm, improvers 8-10pm, info 01271 860145.

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

THE BEACON: Tea/coffee, lunch and social sessions, Bishops Tawton Methodist Church, 11am-2pm (lunch 12.30pm), all welcome to drop in, chat, socialise or just read a newspaper, all inclusive price £1.50, to book or for info, call 01271 859334.

AIKIDO CLUB: Bucks Cross Village Hall, 7.30-9pm for adults, 01237 441527.

TAI CHI: St Brannocks Rooms, Braunton, 11.30am-12.30pm, all welcome.

SOCIAL TENNIS: Every Tuesday and Thursday, Ilfracombe Tennis Club, Bicclescombe Park, 9.30am-12.30pm, with refreshment break, all welcome, call 07879 882877 or email for more information.

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

QUIZ & CURRY NIGHT: The White Lion, Braunton, 8.30pm, free entry, win £20 food voucher for the on-site Indian Kitchen.

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

EUCHRE DRIVE: The Royal Hotel, Bude St, Appledore, 7.45pm, runs throughout the summer, for North Devon Hospice, all welcome.

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.

BARNSTAPLE CAMERA CLUB: Every Thursday at Methodist Church Hall, Rhododendron Avenue, Sticklepath 7.30pm, programme

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.

MERTON MEAL & MARKET: Fun day with The Moon Owl theme from new book by Amy Winfield, fancy dress competition, games, bouncy castle, facepainting, crafts, gifts and more, Clinton Hall, Merton, 10am-2pm, free entry, info

TORRINGTON CRAFT GROUP: Every Thursday, Bickford Centre, Torrington, patchwork, jewellery making, rag rugging & much more, 12.30-3.30pm, £3.50 per session inc tea & coffee, more info 01805 622650.

JIGGY WRIGGLERS: Musical activity group for babies, toddlers & pre-schoolers, Bideford Sea Cadets hall, Park Lane, 10am, refreshments, more info

COMBE MARTIN HISTORY FORUM: Every Thurs afternoon until Nov 20, 2-4pm, village memories, pictures and stories presented live on big screen, £16 per term.

WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE: Find out how to compile your family tree, the Community Centre, 7-9pm, £16 per term, call 01271 883833.

TARKA VALLEY RAILWAY: Volunteers meet every Thursday at Torrington Station, aka The Puffing Billy, on the A368, shop and carriage will be open, free entry, all welcome. Info 07881 905260.

NORTHAM MEN'S FORUM: Weekly at Methodist Church Hall, Cross Street, Northam. 10.15am to 12noon. Different talks each week, call Bob on 01237 479917 for more information.

ARTIST ROOMS: Exhibition by sculptor, photographer and painter Richard Long, Burton Art Gallery, Bideford, more info 01237 471455.

CARDS FOR GOOD CAUSES: Sale at St Mary's Church, Bideford, from 10am.

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

SOCIAL GROUP: Informal get together for people with hearing impairment, the See Hear Centre, 19a Alexandra Road, Barnstaple, 2pm, third Thursday each month, all welcome, info 01271 373236.

CHRISTMAS FAYRE: Durrant House Hotel, Northam, for North Devon Hospice, 11am-1pm, all welcome.

RAMBLERS WALK: Meet Sheepwash Square, 10.30am Upcott Buckland Filleigh Lake, 7 miles, info 01271 376274/863727.

SEE HEAR ON WHEELS: Drop in sessions for people with sight or hearing loss. Equipment, information & advice at mobile sensory unit - 10am-12 noon the Square, Winkleigh; plus 2-4pm South Molton lorry park (Southley Road).

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

TEA DANCE: A good old fashioned afternoon at The Landmark Pavilion, Ilfracombe, enjoy a hot drink & cake, dance along to music, 2.30-4.30pm, fortnightly, tickets £5 at the door.

COASTWISE TALK: The Devonian Coast, 400 million years of change - Margaret Sutcliffe, Barnstaple Library 9.45am, £3 per session, all welcome, info

BREATHE EASY: North Devon group meeting, Springfield Day Centre, Chanters Road, Bideford, speaker Dr G Hands, general & thoracic medicine consultant, all welcome, info 01237 474725.

CRAFT MORNING: Ilfracombe Museum, 10.30am-12.30pm, handmade Christmas crafts & decorations for sale, origami demos and have-a-go sessions, plus cakes, raffle and tombola, all welcome, adm free.


COUNTRY MARKET: Northam Leisure Centre, weekly, 9am-12noon.

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

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

BALLROOM & LATIN: Dance, Sticklepath Methodist Church Hall, 8-10pm, 01271 860145.

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

ENGLISH FOLK DANCING: With Bideford Ceilidh Club, now at Northam Hall, 8pm, all ages/abilities welcome, with or without partner, info 01237 476632.

BAGUAZHANG: Weekly Chinese martial art classes, Northam Community Centre, 8-9.15pm, info Alex 07747 833490.

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

YOUR EXMOOR: Lynmouth Pavilion, bring films of their Exmoor adventures & turn into a mini film as a memento, 10am-12noon.

LIVE MUSIC: With The Alchemists, Red Barn, Woolacombe, 9pm approx.

ROCKIN' SHOES: Rock 'n' Roll Club, Robins Nest, Bideford FC, all welcome. First and third Friday evenings.

BINGO: Yarnscombe Victory Hall, eyes down 7.45pm.

NORTHAM REMINISCENCE CAFÉ: Northam Hall, 10am-12noon, a friendly smile, a cuppa and homemade refreshments, provide advice, support and a welcoming atmosphere for those who may be have memory loss or dementia and their carers. Info 01237 459337 &

ACOUSTIC CAFÉ: Boston Tea Party, Barnstaple, live music with Jess Hall and poetry from Harry Baker, doors 7.30pm, proceeds to Christian Aid, £3 on the door.

WINE & WISDOM: Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, teams up to six, £6 per head, inc wine and cheese supper, 7.30pm.

MEDITATION FOR EVERYONE: Barnstaple Library, weekly until Dec 12, 5.30-7pm, info 01392 490058.


SMART CLUB: Free to regulars & new members, Chulmleigh Sports Centre, family mix and match, table tennis, badminton & tennis. 10am-1pm.

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

STREETZ: Torrington dance crew at Green Lanes, Barnstaple, every Sat, 12noon-12.45pm for 5-11 year-olds + 12.45-1.30pm for 11-16s. More info from 07854 975823 or email

MARKET DAY: Bideford Pannier Market 8am-3pm.

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

LITTLE TOTS: New & nearly new children's clothes sale, for 0-10 years, South Molton Pannier Market, 9am-1pm, throughout the summer, 10 per cent sales to Care for Kids charity.

MEDITATION: Barnstaple Sakya Buddhist Group, Tower House, 16 Tuly Street, 10am, info 01237 421903.

FOREST GARDEN HARVEST: Every Saturday, children's craft sessions, Happy Café, Westward Ho! 10am-2pm, with bush craft, wreath making, Christmas crafts & more. Under 12s must be accompanied. More info Jane on 07773 679559.

CHRISTMAS CRAFTS: And Design Fayre, RHS Garden Rosemoor, Torrington, 10am-3pm, also Sunday, more info

BIDEFORD FARMERS MARKET: 9am-1pm, local produce, second and fourth Saturday each month, info 07970 932566.

CHRISTMAS FAYRE: Northam Hall, 2-4.30pm, stalls, cakes, games, Father Christmas, raffle, refreshments, all welcome.

CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR: Bideford Methodist Church, High Street, 10am-4pm, adm free, refreshments.

SOUP ON SATURDAY: Lenwood Country Club, Northam, 12noon-2.30pm, plus raffle, for the David Rundle Trust (help for Rwanda).

REJOICE THE VOICE: Concert for Amnesty International, George Hotel, South Molton, 7.30pm, plus riotous monologues by Mike Nelson, tickets £5, conc £4, plus raffle.

SONGWRITING WORKSHOP: With national artist Reg Meuross, St Anne's Art Centre, Barnstaple, 4-6pm, plus 8pm concert with Reg and special guest Jess Vincent. Tickets and info for both events from 01805 624624.

SCRABBLE SATURDAY: Barnstaple Library, 1-3.30pm, scrabble club for all levels.

GRAND SALE: Books and media, Barnstaple Library, Henry Williamson Room, 10am-1pm, adult fiction/non-fiction, DVDs, music & audio books from 50p.

ELVES & THE SHOEMAKER: Family theatre, High Bickington Community Centre, 6pm, doors open & hot food from 5.30pm, magical new show for children with puppets & live music, info/tickets from 01769 561387.

CRAFT & MINIATURES FAIR: Roundswell Community Centre, Barnstaple, 10.30am-3.30pm, adm free, handmade crafts inc knitted toys, sewing bags, Christmas decorations, cards, bird boxes & much more, to book a stall call 07810 693632.

SANTA ARRIVING: At Trelawney@Ashford, 11am, Santa driving in aboard his BMW, then in his grotto until 4pm and every weekend until December 21.

KIDS CHRISTMAS CRAFTS: Combe Martin Parish Church Hall, 10.30am-1pm, age nine & up, making cards, labels, tree decorations and table decorations, call 01271 882781 or 882143 to book place.

BINGO: Combe Martin Bowling Club, Kingston Avenue, 7.30pm.

CONCERT: Shammick Acoustic concert with Tom Lewis, pack O' Cards, 8pm.

60s NIGHT: Langtree Parish Hall, dancing to Carnaby Street, tickets £12.50 inc Hot Fork Supper, doors 7.30pm, booking/info from 01805 601602.

COFFEE MORNING: St James Church, Swimbridge, 10.30am, stalls, bric-a-brac, chutneys, cakes, draw & refreshments.

COFFEE MORNING: Plus cake sale, Fremington Air Scouts hut, Beechfield Road, Fremington, 10.30am-1pm.

ATLANTIC FREEWAY: Live music, Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 9pm-midnight.

CHRISTMAS FAYRE: Lavington URC, Bridgeland Street, Bideford, 10am-1pm, stalls inc Christmas stall, cakes, raffle, refreshments & much more.

CHRISTMAS FAYRE: Tawstock Village Hall, 10am-3pm, hosted by parents and friends of St Michael's Nursery, all welcome.

CHRISTMAS BINGO: Northam Leisure Centre, eyes down 2.15pm, for the Chemo Appeal.

THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH: Madcap characters, music and mirth as a 'travelling circus; stages their own Nativity, St Peter's Church, Ilfracombe, 7.30pm, with North Devon Theatres, La La Voices, Lee Club and Movez Maniax Youth Circus. Tickets from 01271 324242.

KARAOKE: The Robins Nest, Bideford AFC, 7pm.


OKINAWAN KARATE: Studio 20, Ilfracombe High Street, weekly 10.30am-12noon, 12 years and above, teacher Glyn Jones 6th Dan, Japan/Okinawa taught & graded, beginners or advanced, spectators welcome, info 07581 076077 or

QUIZ NIGHT: For North Devon Cancer Care, Lacey's Ale & Cider House, Mill Street, Bideford, 8pm, info 01237 473798.

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

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

TAI CHI: Ilfracombe Trinity Rooms, Church Road, 10.15-11.15am, all welcome.

CAR BOOT SALE: Brannams site, Barnstaple, 12noon-3pm, sellers £6 per car, buyers £1 parking, no buyers/helpers before noon, sorry no dogs. Info 07802 176993.

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

BRAUNTON SERVICES: 8.30am Said Eucharist St Anne's, Saunton; 9.45am Parish Eucharist, St Brannocks Church, followed by coffee at St Brannocks Rooms.

CAR BOOT SALE: Sandhills car park, Instow, sellers 9am, buyers 10.30am-1.30pm, weather permitting, dogs welcome, info 01271 267443 or 07514 673542.

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

RAMBLERS WALK: Meet Parracombe village hall CP, 10.30am Kemacott Bodley Highley, 8 miles, info 01271 376274/863727.

CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR: Eggesford Garden Centre, 11am-4pm, 25+ artists and crafters, adm free.

CRAFT FAIR: Cedars Inn, Barnstaple, hosted by Barnstaple Lions Club, 10am-3.30pm, stalls inc cards, jewellery, bags, crochet, Christmas cakes, chocolates and more.

EUCHRE: Danny Brady Euchre Cup Drive, Reds Rowing Club, Bideford, 7.30pm, for Bristol Children's Hospital, all welcome.


FUN QUIZ NIGHT: The White Hart, Bideford, 7.30pm, cash & prizes, £1 per person, supporting local charities.

BEFRIENDERS: Drop-in centre for over 65s, Christian Fellowship Church, Ilfracombe High Street, 10.30am-12pm, info 07818 650566.

TAI CHI & QIGONG: Weekly classes, Blue Lights Hall, Appledore, 7.30-9pm, all welcome, info 07747 833490.

TAI CHI: Adult Learning Centre, Ilfracombe, 10.30-11.30am, all welcome.

AIKIDO CLUB: Bucks Cross Village Hall, 7.30-9pm for adults, 01237 441527.

BREAKAWAY SOCIAL CLUB: Meets Mondays evenings, for adults with learning/physical disabilities, please call 01237 475051 for full details.

US SOCIAL GROUP: The Panniers, Barnstaple, from 8pm, call 01271 890105/374048 or just drop in.

MODERN JIVE: Dance classes, Ex-services & Social Club, St Georges Road, Barnstaple, beginners 8pm, intermediates 9.30-11pm, no partner required, more info 07817 144292.

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

COFFEE MORNING: Cork & Bottle, Barnstaple, every Monday up to Christmas for Children's Hospice South West, 9am-12noon, all proceeds to charity.

KNIT & MIX: Social knitting group, Barnstaple Library, 2-4pm.

GREAT HELE WALK: With South Molton Striders, meet SM Square 10.30am, one hour walk, all welcome, info 01769 572363.

FREMINGTON BINGO: The Parish Hall, eyes down 7.30pm, for the British Heart Foundation, all welcome.

COMBE MARTIN WI: Baptist Church Hall, 7.30pm.


HAPPY HOUR TUESDAY: Weekly fellowship meeting at Barnstaple Salvation Army hall, Oakleigh Road, 2.30pm, all welcome.

FUN & FELLOWSHIP: Bideford Salvation Army, Bideford Baptist Church Upper Hall, 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, all welcome.

BIDEFORD STROKE SUPPORT GROUP: Copps Close common room. 10.30am-12.30pm, has your speech been affected by a stroke? Small, friendly group which meets to chat. Info 07713 629774.

ON THE CARDS: Have Fun, Learn Bridge, Bishops Tawton Village Hall, 3-5pm, more info Carol on 01271 343394.

SEE HEAR CENTRE: Drop-in session 9am-5pm, equipment, information and advice for people with sight or hearing loss, at 19a Alexandra Rd, Barnstaple, 01271 373236.

BALLROOM DANCE CLASSES: Inc modern sequence, qualified teacher, Filleigh Village Hall, every Tues & Wed, all welcome, call 01769 572384 for more details & class times.

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.

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.

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

TAI CHI: Drop in lesson for beginners, Imperial Hotel, Ilfracombe, 3-4pm, all welcome.

SOCIAL TENNIS: Every Tuesday and Thursday, Ilfracombe Tennis Club, Bicclescombe Park, 9.30am-12.30pm, with refreshment break, all welcome, call 07879 882877 or email for more information.

VINTAGE MARKET: Torrington Pannier Market, handmade crafts, foods, retro & vintage clothes, lace, jewellery & more.

BRIDGE MEETING: Fremington Parish Hall, 2-4.30pm, every Tuesday, all welcome, call 01271 327645 for more info.

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

BOWLS: Kingsley Indoor Bowls Club, Edwards Drive, Westward Ho!, new members welcome, equipment & coaching supplied, info 01237 472507.

MARKET DAY: Bideford Pannier Market 8am-3pm.

YOGA: Bideford Methodist Hall, beginners 5.45pm, intermediate 7.30, info 07968 898847.

ILFRACOMBE WALKERS: Meet 9.31am harbour for bus 21 to Instow, walk to Barnstaple, all welcome, info 01271 862342.

FUN & FELLOWSHIP: Every Tuesday, Bideford Salvation Army, Bideford Baptist Church Upper Hall, 2-3.30pm.

BIDEFORD CAMERA CLUB: The Stables, Kingsley School, 7pm, all welcome. More info

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

HEALING: Bideford Spiritualist Church, Hart Street, by SNU trained healers, 10am-12noon, all welcome, no charges but donations gratefully accepted.

MEMORY GROUP: Barnstaple Library, 10.30am-12noon, for people with memory loss and their carers, listen to stories and poems, friendly group, all welcome.

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.

TORRINGTON WALK: Part of Walking for Health programme, meet Torrington Puffing Billy 10.30am, more info 01237 421528.

OCEANVIEW COUNTRY MUSIC CLUB: The Pier House, Westward Ho!, 8.15-11pm, live music with Longshot, all welcome, info 01805 601495.

ROYAL AIR FORCES ASSOCIATION: Monthly meeting, Wrafton Legion Hall, 7.30 for 8pm.

SINGALONG-A-LIBRARY: Barnstaple Library, a group for anyone who wants to sing for fun, every second and fourth Tuesday, 2-3.30pm, more info 01271 388593.

NEW ORLEANS JAZZ: The Fox, Fremington, 7.30-10pm, adm free.

CONCERT: Barnstaple Keyboard & Light Music Club, with Richard Monks, 7.45pm, Roundswell Community Centre.


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

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

FUN QUIZ NIGHT: The Ebberley Arms, Barnstaple, 8.30pm, cash & prizes, £1 per person, supporting local charities.

BALLROOM DANCE CLASSES: Filleigh Village Hall, every Tues & Wed, all welcome, call 01769 572384 for more details & class times.

TARKA HEALING GROUP: Bideford Arts Centre, The Quay, 2.45-4.45pm, SNU approved and trainee healers, info 01805 624215.

MUSIC FOR YOU: Appledore Community hall, 2.30pm, tea and coffee, all welcome.

TAI CHI: St Brannocks Rooms, Braunton, 7-8pm, all welcome.

BIDEFORD PHOENIX MORRIS: Baptist Church, Mill Street, 8pm, weekly practise, new members or musicians welcome, info 01237 473798.

BIDEFORD WALK: Short walk around Victoria Park, meet every Wednesday at Café du Parc, part of Torridge Walk & Talk (Walking for Health), all welcome, more info Steve 01237 421528.

YOGA: Lavington Hall, Bideford 9.45am, info 07968 898847.

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

BRAUNTON SERVICE: Said Eucharist 10am St Brannocks Parish Church, Braunton.

MODERN JIVE: Dance classes, Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, beginners 8pm, intermediates 9.30, dancing until 11. No partner required, more info 07817 144292.

WEARE GIFFARD ART GROUP: Every Wednesday 10am, Weare Giffard Village Hall, new members & all abilities welcome, oils, watercolours, acrylics, pastels, more info Mike on 01271 860903.

ENJOY COOKING LESSONS: Wednesdays for four weeks. Small groups. Nana's Kitchen, Combe Martin, variety of cuisines. Call 01271 883888 to book.

REJOICE THE VOICE: Choir rehearsal, Castle Centre, Barnstaple, 7.15-9pm, new singers welcome, info

FREE SOCIAL CLUB: Happy Cafe, Westward Ho! 9.30am-2.30pm. For ages 19+ offers activities including arts and crafts, cookery, gardening, bicycle maintenance, sports and IT training and support. Light refreshments on sale during cafe opening hours, info 07773 679559 or

NORTH DEVON HUMANISTS: Fremington Parish Hall annex, 7.30pm, film 'Excerpts from the World Humanist Congress 2014', more info 01237 474225, all welcome.

BIDEFORD PROBUS CLUB: The Royal Hotel, East-the-Water, 10am, second & fourth Wednesday each month, more info 01237 473337.

INSTOW WALK: Fortnightly, part of Walking for Health, 11am, two miles, meet by the kiosk at Sandhills Car Park, all welcome.

CHRISTMAS BINGO: Torridge Vale Social Club, doors 7pm, eyes down 7.45, for Streetz dance funds, all welcome, more info 07792 246872.

RAMBLERS WALK: Meet Bratton Fleming Millennium CP, 10.30am Local lanes and tracks, 4 miles, info 01271 376274/863727.

CHRISTMAS BINGO: Ex-servicemen & Social Club, St Georges Road, Barnstaple, from 7pm, for Pathfield School, all welcome.

CHRISTMAS COFFEE MORNING: At Abbeyfield, Glen Tor, Villa Road, Torrington, 10.30am-12noon, stalls plus raffle, entry £1, all welcome.