THURSDAY, JULY 7BINGO: 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. SAM GREEN: 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. RAMBLERS WALK Meet: Bple bus stn stand G bus 21 10.05am, Heddon Mills to Braunton. Lunch at end, 4 miles info 01271 376274/07720203737. SEE HEAR ON WHEELS: Help and advice from mobile unit, Allenstyle Way, Yelland 10-11am; Fremington Parish Hall 11.30am-1pm; Bideford Pill 2-4pm. SERVICE: Holy Trinity Church, Landcross, 7pm Taize. ARCHERS OF AGINCOURT: Appledore Mens Group talk with Tony Merrill, 7.30pm, Appledore Library, info 01237 425247.FRIDAY, JULY 8QUIZ 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. HEAD OVER FEET: 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. CRAFT, CHAT & COFFEE: Kingsley Hall, 10am-12noon, every second and fourth Friday, all welcome, info 01237 421274/422492. OPEN GARDENS: With Pimms, 4 Blyth Court, Westward Ho! 12noon-4pm, for North Devon Hospice, followed by Afternoon Tea 2-5pm at 6 Chichester Way, Westward Ho! SERVICE: Holy Trinity Church, Landcross, 9.30am Four Parish Communion. FLOWER FESTIVAL: St Andrews Church, Yarnscombe, 11am-5pm, runs until Sunday, part of the Yarnscombe Village Weekend (see more below). CLASSICAL CONCERT: Best of Bach with Annabel Knight and Robin Bigwood, 7.45pm, St Andrews Church, Yarnscombe, part of Village Weekend, tickets from 01271 324242. SUMMER FETE: South Molton Primary School, 2-5pm, adm 50p, stalls, face-painting, giant inflatable, cream teas & much more. Come and see the school for the final time before the relocation to Exeter Gate.SATURDAY, JULY 9BINGO: 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. CHUNKYS BINGO: Plus Open the Box, Northam bottom hall, eyes down 2.15pm, doors 12noon, for Roundswell Kidney Unit. MOBERLIZER: Live music at The Joiners Arms, Bideford, 9.30pm. TAW & TORRIDGE EMBROIDERERS GROUP: Sticklepath Methodist Church Hall, looking for new skills, why not come along for a taster? 10am-3pm, info 01271 812995. BINGO: 1-2-3 lines every game, Northam Leisure Centre, for NDIntensive Care, eyes down 2.15pm, all welcome. COFFEE MORNING: Bideford Liberal Democrats, High Street, 10am-12noon, all welcome. CREATIVE WRITING: Group at Bideford Library, every second Sat with publisher Nikki Brownson, 2-4pm, all welcome, no charge. SHAMMICK ACOUSTIC: Open night, the Pack O Cards, Combe Martin, 8pm, performers and audience members welcome. NORTH DEVON FRIENDS: Meetup Group, Lynmouth & Watersmeet walk 11am, info www.meetup.com/North-Devon-Friends CHOIR FEST: South Molton Pannier market, with SM Town Band, SM Junior School Choir, SM Singers, singing My Fair Lady and Oklahoma, 7.30pm, £5 or £12 family ticket, at door. SUMMER CHARITY DANCE: Woolsery Hall, 7.30pm, dancing to Bett and Audrey, bring-and-share supper, for the Special Care Baby Unit. VILLAGE FETE: Yarnscombe playing field 12noon-5pm, traditional games, stalls, beer festival and refreshments, part of Village Weekend. CEILIDH: With The Oggle Band, Yarnscombe playing field marquee, 8pm, part of Village Weekend, tickets from 07934 778917. NORTHAM CHORAL SOCIETY: Mozart to Manhattan, choral cocktail with instrumental nibbles to launch St Nectans Arts and Music Festival, Stoke, Hartland, 7.30pm, info 01237 441690. CAR BOOT SALE: Chulmleigh playing field, 2pm, for Devon Air Ambulance, cars £5, vans £6, info 01769 580241. FLOWERS: Of Braunton Burrows, Taw & Exmoor branch of British Naturalists, meet Sandy lane car park 2pm, info Brian 01271 343607. NEARLY NEW SALE: The Freedom Centre, Howard Avenue, Barnstaple, 10am-1pm, adm free, shoes, clothes, bags, accessories etc, for Freedom Community Alliance. SUMMER FAYRE: Kenwith Castle care home, Bideford, 1-5pm, entertainment, arts & crafts stalls, games and activities for all ages, raffle and cream teas, all welcome.SUNDAY, JULY 10QUIZ NIGHT: For North Devon Cancer Care, Laceys 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 Marys Church, Bideford, 8am Holy Communion; 10am All Age Service with 11.30am Eucharist; St Georges, Monkleigh, 9.30am Parish Communion; Holy Trinity, Weare Giffard, 9.30am Morning Praise; St Swithuns, Littleham, 6pm Evensong. BRAUNTON SERVICES: 8.30am Said Eucharist, St Annes, 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: County Gate CP, 10.30am, SWCP to Countisbury. Return inland, 10 miles info 01271 376274/07720203737. NORTH DEVON FRIENDS: Meetup Group, visit to Castle Hill Gardens 11am, info www.meetup.com/North-Devon-Friends GARAGE/TABLE TOP SALE: 5 Francis Drive, Westward Ho! 10.30am, for the David Rundle Trust (Help for Rwanda). CAR BOOT SALE: Yarnscombe Village Hall car park, 8.30-11am. Big Brunch in hall from 10.30am-12noon. CONCERT: Small Town Jones and Ploughcapella, St Andrews Church, Yarnscombe, 7.45pm, tickets from 01271 324242. OPEN AIR: Sea Sunday Service, Appledore Lifeboat Station, with Appledore Silver Band, 3pm, seats available if you arrive early, all welcome, followed by tea at the station.MONDAY, JULY 11APPLEDORE 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 Marys Church if wet. BIDEFORD STAMP CLUB: Kingsley Hall, Westward Ho! 7.30pm, all welcome, info 01237 472101. SERVICE: St Georges Church, Monkleigh, 9.30am Four Parish Morning Prayer. APPLEDORE TAI CHI: Weekly, Blue Lights Hall, 7.30-9pm, info Alex 07747 833490. MEETING: Braunton Horticultural Society, Kingsacre School 7pm, talk on The North Island of New Zealand, raffle & refreshments, all welcome. FREMINGTON BINGO: The Parish Hall, eyes down 7.30pm, for Fremington School, all welcome.TUESDAY, JULY 12HAPPY HOUR TUESDAY: Weekly fellowship meeting at Barnstaple Salvation Army hall, Oakleigh Road, 2-3.30pm. 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. 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, Braddicks Pier House, Westward Ho! 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 Johns Community Centre, Barnstaple Tesco (Rose Lane), 7-9pm. RAMBLERS WALK Meet: Hillsford Bridge NT CP, 11am, East and West Lyn rivers-Lyn bridge-The Cleaves, 5 miles info 01271 376274/07720203737. SINGALONG-A-LIBRARY: Barnstaple Library, a group for anyone who wants to sing for fun, every second Tuesday, 2-3.30pm, more info 01271 388593. 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. 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. WESTWARD HO! WALK: Walking for Health, meet Co-op bus stop Nelson Road 10.30am, all welcome, info 01237 421528. HOLY COMMUNION: St Marys Church, Bideford, 10.30am. BRATTON FLEMING DANCE CLUB: Goodleigh Hall, 7.30-10pm, adm 32, all welcome, info Mike 01271 373095.WEDNESDAY, JULY 13CASH 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. 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. BIDEFORD PROBUS CLUB: The Royal Hotel, East-the-Water, 10am, second & fourth Wednesday each month, more info 01237 473337. TEA WITH FRIENDS: St Marys Church, Bideford, 2pm. SEE HEAR ON WHEELS: Help and advice from mobile unit, Bradworthy Square 10-11.30am; Woolsery Community Hall 12noon-1.30pm; Northam Bone Hill car park 2.30-4pm. RASC/RCT ASSN MEETING: Bideford Conservative Club, Bridgeland Street, 7.30pm, new members and ex-Logistic Corps welcome. FREE TECHNOLOGY CLINIC: Bring your devices and questions to meet the Get Up to Speed team, Combe Martin Community Centre, 2.30-5.30pm, bring your questions about the internet, tablets, laptops, smartphones & much more, for info call Anne Bacon on 01271 882193. MORRIS DANCING: Exmoor Border Morris walking tour at Croyde, start Billy Budds 7.45pm, Manor House Inn 9pm. CONCERT: Barnstaple Ladies Choir, Emmanuel Church, Ilfracombe, 8.15pm. BARNSTAPLE BLOOMERS: Institute meeting, Barnstaple Library Henry Williamson Room, 6-8pm, new members welcome, info Cherry Vincent 01271 372542.