Events mammoth and minor from 03/07/14 to 09/07/14.


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, 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: Weekly reading group with a difference, Ilfracombe Library 10-11.30am, listen to stories & poems read aloud, share your thoughts with others, no reading required! No need to book, just drop in, all welcome.

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: Summer walks every Thursday, see programme at

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

FREMINGTON SINGERS: Now Thursdays, Fremington Methodist Church, Old School Lane, doors 7.30pm for 7.45-9.45pm, £4, info 01271 268094.

BINGO: Blue Lights Parish Hall, Vernons Lane, Appledore. Eyes down 2pm. SEE HEAR ON WHEELS: Drop in sessions for people with sight or hearing loss. Equipment, information & advice at mobile sensory unit – 10am-12noon The Pavilion, Northgate, Hartland; 2-4pm The pill Car Park, Bideford. MERTON MEAL & MARKET: The Clinton Hall, Merton (A368 between Torrington/Okehampton), every Thursday, 9am-3pm, stalls £4, contact

TORRINGTON CRAFT GROUP: Every Thursday, Globe Hotel, Torrington, patchwork, jewellery making, rag rugging & much more, 10am-1pm, £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

TORRINGTON CRAFT GROUP: Weekly, Bickford Centre, Torrington High Street, 12.30-3.30pm, £3.50 per session. Inc tea & coffee, more info 01805 622650.

RAMBLERS WALK: Meet: Burrington Village Hall 11am, Walk then meet pm for farm walk, four miles, info 01271 376274/863727.

WESTWARD HO! WI: Meeting, 2pm, the Old Schoolroom, Kingsley Hall, Westward Ho!.

SUMMER EXHIBITION: Hosted by North Devon Arts, Broomhill Art Hotel, Muddiford, runs until August 31, open 11am-4pm daily, free entry, a range of works in 2 and 3D. If possible, please confirm visit by calling 01271 850262.


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.

ADAM SCRIVEN: Live music at The Red Barn, Woolacombe, 9pm approx.

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

JAZZ DANCE: With big name special guest, The Pollyfield Centre, bideford, 8-11pm, featuring famous trombonist Geoff Cole, Amy Roberts of the Chris Barber Big Band, plus North Devon’s Guy Fenton. Tickets £10 at door.

INTERNATIONAL DJ: Packed DJ night at the refurbished Golden Lion with Meat Katie of Lot 49 Records plus Fifties, three local lady DJs, plus local DJ tag team Soul Juice, not to be missed!


COFFEE POT SHOP: For over 55s, at the Conservatory, Sanctuary Housing, Water Lane Close, Newport, Barnstaple, 10.30am.

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.

CAR BOOT SALE: Landkey showground, 1-4pm, sellers £6 per car, buyers £1 parking, no buyers/helpers before 1pm, sorry no dogs. Info 07802 176993.

JOURNEYS INTO MIDDLE EARTH: RHS Garden Rosemoor, Torrington. Exhibition of paintings from JRR Tolkien’s iconic books, plus Tolkien memorabilia, family activities, garden sculptures and a ‘Middle Earth’ dwelling, Runs until August 25. More info

ANNUAL ART EXHIBITION: 92nd Open Exhibition from Westward Ho! & Bideford Art Society, Burton Art Gallery, Bideford, runs until July 13, more than 300 works from professional and amateur artists. More info 01237 471455 or

RAMBLERS WALK: Meet Rose Ash Church hall CP 10.30am, Mariansleigh Bishops Nympton, 8.5 miles, info 01271 376274/863727.

ARABIAN VETERANS’ CLUB: New name for North Devon branch of Aden Veterans’ Assn, now open to all Middle East veterans, meets first sat each month, 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 Chemo Appeal, eyes down 2.15pm, all welcome. DADS & KIDS DROP IN AND 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 (01271) 321411. CREATIVE WRITING GROUP: Barnstaple Library, first Saturday each month, 1.30-3pm, more info 01271 388593. BRAUNTON BREATHE EASY: Group meet, Heanton Punchardon Church Hall, 2-4pm, for anyone affected by a lung condition or their carers, more info 01271 813240. WINKLEIGH MARKET: First Sat each month, new community market, produce, cakes, preserves, pies, gifts, cards, crafts & more, refreshments, 10am-12noon, all welcome.

DEVON WOMEN’S ASSEMBLY: Meet first Sat each month, Sunrise Centre, Castle Street, Barnstaple, 11am, new members welcome. More info 01237 424343 or email

SUMMER FETE: Bideford Bay Children’s Centre, Victoria Park, 2.30-4.30pm, organised by the Sacred Heart and Holy Family Church, family fun, many stalls, lots of children’s activities, raffle, cakes & refreshments, all welcome.

CUPPA, CAKE & COFFEE MORNING: With Poppins Parent & Toddler Group, St Mary’s Church Hall, Appledore, 10am-12noon, plus crafts, children’s clothes, books, toys, bric-a-brac & more, all welcome.

GARDEN CREAM TEA: 5 Francis Drive, Westward Ho!, stalls, raffle, all welcome, for David Rundle Trust (Help for Rwanda), more info 01237 477470.

JUMBLE SALE: For Northam Twinning Society, Northam Hall 2pm, 30p entry, all welcome.

STRAWBERRY TEA: St John the Baptist, Bishops Tawton, 2.30-4.30pm, adm £2.50, all welcome.

SUMMER FETE: Eastleigh Care Home, Raleigh Road, South Molton, from 2pm, with bouncy castle, many stalls, musical entertainment with Terry Bond plus Project dancers, all welcome.

COFFEE MORNING & PLAY: Join South Molton Town Band at the Assembly Rooms from 10am, for a cuppa and a chance to try your hand at an instrument, no experience necessary. The band welcomes new members and would love to see anyone who is interested. Or call 01769 573113, 01392 438840 or 01271 344271.

QUIZ & CURRY NIGHT: Reds Rowing Club, The Quay, Bideford, 7pm, all welcome. More info on 07929 897753.

KARAOKE: The Robins Nest, Bideford AFC, from 8pm, all welcome.

ILFRACOMBE FARMERS MARKET: St Peters Church, Highfield Road, 10am-12.30pm, fresh local & organic produce plus crafts, refreshments, free parking, info 01271 864621.

CHILDREN’S CLOTHES: With Little Tots at South Molton Pannier Market throughout the summer, for 9-11 years, 10 per cent of takings to Care for Kids North Devon charity.

HOSPITAL CHOIR: Summer concert, Christ Church, Barnstaple, 7.30pm, with new songs plus songs from Nigel Brook’s local singing group Panache. Raffle & refreshments, proceeds to the Chemo Appeal. Tickets £5 from 07582 954769.

BIG BRAUNTON BORROW: Support your library with ‘flash borrow’ from 10am – everyone with library cards urged to come along and borrow a book or three before the library cuts consultation ends.

GIFT DAY & SUMMER FAYRE: Braunton Parish hall, for St Brannock’s Church, 10am-12noon, stalls, books, bric-a-brac, cakes & refreshments. Donations to the church welcomed. Book tables on 01271 813367.

COFFEE MORNING: Chulmleigh Town Hall, with cakes, produce & plant stall 9-11am, for Barnstaple Hospital League of Friends, all welcome. Draw prizes greatly appreciated (call 01769 580241).

BARNSTAPLE ELEPHANT DAY: At the Square from 11am, with stalls, elephant fossils, snakes & bats, face painting, crafts and much more – come along and find out all about the ‘Barnstaple Elephant’. Concludes with 3.30pm parade, all welcome.

ATHERINGTON OLD ENGLISH FAYRE: Including Exmoor Border Morris from 12noon.

COFFEE MORNING: Combe Martin Parish Hall, 10.30am-2pm, homemade refreshments & raffle, proceeds to Christian Ministries school trip to Swaziland.

WETSUITS & MOVIE: Tiki & Patagonia wetsuit demo day 9am-5pm, followed by charity surf movie night, Croyde Village Hall Deckchair Cinema 7pm, for Surfers Against Sewage, plus raffle, Mexican street food, tickets from Tiki Surf Shop, Caen Street, or on the night.


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

HARTLAND FARMERS’ MARKET: Parish Hall, Hartland, 10am-1pm. Plenty of local produce, great café, more info 01237 441786.

BIDEFORD SERVICES: St Mary’s Parish Church, 8am Holy Communion, 10am Parish Communion, 7pm Evensong, all welcome.

BRAUNTON SERVICES: Said Eucharist 8.30am & 9.45am Parish Eucharist St Brannocks Parish Church, followed by coffee at St Brannocks Rooms, all welcome. Plus 11am BCP Matins at St Anne’s, Saunton.

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: Pottington, Barnstaple, 1-4pm, sellers £6 per car, buyers £1 parking, no buyers/helpers before 1pm, sorry no dogs. Info 07802 176993.

CAR BOOT SALE: Torrington Common, Old Bowling Green, every Sunday, 8am-1pm, £5 per pitch, plus parking, toilets & food vans, more info 07840 105355.

RAMBLERS WALK: Meet Bellever Forest Dartmoor 10.30am, Laughter Hole, Brimpts Farm, 11 miles, info 01271 376274/863727.

JAZZ IN THE GARDEN: Ash House, Iddesleigh, with the Steve Tucker All Star Jazz Band, 2-6pm, plus barbecue, cream teas, beer tent, ice creams, for Friends of St James Church, £7.50 at gate, OAPs/Friends £5, U16s free, dog on leads welcome.

FAMILY SERVICE & PICNIC: St Peter’s Church, Bittadon (EX31 4HJ), 11am service followed by bring-and-share picnic, all welcome.


TABLE TOP SALE: Doves Christian Centre, grounds of St Peter’s Church, Barnstaple, weekly, 9.30am-12.30pm, for Trees of Hope Sanctuary for women in the Gambia.

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.

APPLEDORE SINGERS: Weekly rehearsal, Appledore Primary School 7.15-9pm, new members welcome, more info Jenny Cawsey 01237 424982.

MODERN JIVE CLASSES: Classes, Ex-services & Social Club, Barnstaple, 8-11pm, info 07817 144292.

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

HEADLANDS ART GROUP: Every week at Westward Ho! Baptist Church Hall, 1.30pm, new members welcome, info 01237 478223.

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

APPLEDORE BAND: Free concert on Appledore Quay every Monday from 8pm. Plus music from the training band from 7pm, in St Mary’s Church if wet.

COFFEE MORNING: Every Monday, Bethel Evangelical Church, East-the-Water, Bideford, 10am-12.30pm, all welcome.

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

HISTORIC SHIPS: Arlington Court’s collection of historical model ships in month long exhibition, including conservation demonstration days, family trail & more, house open 11am-4.30pm, more info 01271 850296.

BINGO: Chittlehampton Village Hall, 7.30pm, poultry, meat & food prizes, entry £3, cash liner, all welcome.

GREAT HELE FARM WALK: With South Molton Striders, meet SM Square 10.30am, one hour walk, all welcome, info 01769 574827.


MACULAR SOCIETY: Support group, meets Burton Art Gallery, 10am-12noon, for anyone with macular degeneration and their families/carers, all welcome. Please note: This was incorrectly listed for last week, for which we apologise.

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.

SALSA DANCING: St Peter’s Church Hall, Fremington, weekly, 7.30pm, info 01271 860145.

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.

PAINTING & DRAWING CLASSES: St Anne’s Chapel, Barnstaple, 1-3pm, tuition & materials provided, info 07831 493326.

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.

BINGO: Appledore Football Club, eyes down at 7.30pm. All proceeds to North Devon Hospice.

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

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.

SALSA DANCING: Fun, fitness and friendly. For all ages and abilities. Every Tuesday 7.30pm The Conservative Club, 13 Boutport street, Barnstaple. 01271 267443.

ILFRACOMBE WALKERS: Meet 9.30am Lidl car park, car share to Hunters Inn, Lady’s Mile walk, more info 01271 862342.

RAMBLERS WALK: Meet Barnstaple BS Stand J Bus 155 10.10am, Hannaford Kerscott. Bus back, 6.5 miles, info 01271 376274/863727.

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

TORRIDGE TUESDAYS: A group which meets in Appledore, second Tuesday each month, to socialise, host speakers, craft and fund raise, 7-9pm, all welcome, call Ruth 07977 184897 for information.

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

TORRINGTON WALK: Part of Walking for Health programme, meet Sydney House car park, 10.30am, more info 01237 421528.

BARNSTAPLE UKULELE GROUP: Now every second Tues, The Corner House, Joy Street, 7.30-9.30pm, any standard welcome, very friendly, informal club, more info on 07876 028331.

JAZZ: The Fox in Fremington, 7.30-10.30pm, adm free, all welcome.


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.

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

MODERN JIVE CLASSES: Roundswell Community Centre, Barnstaple. 7.30pm-10pm. Beginners and intermediates, info 07817 144292.

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

BIDEFORD JIVE: Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 8-11pm, for all who want to dance, instruction available, 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.

COFFEE MORNING: With charity collections, every Wednesday, the Fox & Hounds, Fremington, 9am-12noon.

ART GROUP: Meets every Wednesday, Weare Giffard Village Hall, new members & all abilities welcome, oils, watercolours, acrylics, pastels, more info Mike on 01271 860903.

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.

BANDAM: Barnstaple & North Devon Institute of Advanced Motorists, all welcome to free talk on driving & an observed drive, refreshments, non members very welcome, at Platform 1, the old railway station, Castle Quay, 6.50pm, info 07891 424912.

NORTH DEVON ARTS MEETING: Broomhill Art Hotel, Muddiford, free to members, non members welcome, £4 entry, 8pm, buffet supper from 7pm book on 01271 850262.

MEMORY LANE: Bideford Library 2-3.30pm, join us for a friendly reminiscence session down Memory Lane, with friendly smiles and a cuppa. To provide advice, support and a welcome for carers and their loved ones, who may be experiencing memory difficulties or dementia. More info Sophie at Taw & Torridge Caring – 01237 459337 or

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

RASC/RCT/RLC ASSN MEETING: Bideford Conservative Club, Bridgeland Street, 7.30pm, new members welcome.

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

SUMMER CONCERT: With Harmony Unlimited, Emmanuel Church, Ilfracombe, 8.15pm, all welcome.

BARNSTAPLE BLOOMERS: WI group meeting, Henry Williamson Room, Barnstaple Library, 6-8pm, new members welcome, info 01271 372542.

TAROT CARD READING: Living Tree Centre, Paige’s Lane, Barnstaple, 7-9pm, every second Wednesday of the month.

MORRIS DANCING: Exmoor Border Morris at Woolacombe Red Barn, 7.45pm.