THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29ARLINGTON AT NIGHT: Spooky torch-lit visits to the house at Arlington Court, 5.30-8pm, 15 minute slots, booking on 01271 850296. HALLOWEEN CRAFTS: Family crafts at Arlington Court, 12noon-4pm, free with normal adm. SPOOKY WOODS: At Halloween, RHS Garden Rosemoor half tern events for families, info www.rhs.org.uk\/gardens\/rosemoor HALLOWEEN FESTIVAL: The Big Sheeps spooky week of fun for Halloween, with daytime family activities, rides, face painting & much more, plus Scary By Night Fright Fest parties for over 14s from today, featuring zombies, Haunted Hay Ride and much more, Visit www.thebigsheep.co.uk for full details. 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: Music with Ninebarrow, 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. 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. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. DUPLICATE BRIDGE: Every Thursday, Holy Trinity Church Hall, V 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. TORRINGTON CRAFT GROUP: Every Thursday, Bickford Centre, Torrington, share ideas, hold workshops & enjoy company, 12.30-3.30pm, £2 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 www.jiggywrigglers.com 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. MAKIN WAVES: Line dancing, beginners class & golden oldie session, weekly, 7.30pm, Northam Hall, info 01271 860116 or 07463 980265. MUSICAL THEATRE DANCE: Class for adults, weekly, Bluelights Hall, Appledore, 10.30-11.30am, all abilities welcome, first class free, more info 07825 440408. BAND REHEARSAL: Bideford Town Band, weekly at the Band room, Victoria Park, 7.45pm Senior Band. More info 01237 475653. TAI CHI: Chubb Churchill, East-the-Water 10.30-11.30am; Torrington Hospital 12noon-1pm & 1-2pm; Plough Arts Centre 2.15-3.15. WORKOUT: Seated exercise for over 60s, Westward Ho! Baptist Church Hall, 2-3pm, info 01237 474689. SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCE: Westleigh Village Hall, caller Les Burden, 7.30pm, info 01237 473801 or 01840 261708. NORTHAM MENS FORUM: Weekly, Northam Methodist Church Hall, talks from various speakers, 10.15am-12noon, more info 01237 476201. BARNSTAPLE CAMERA CLUB: Methodist Church Hall, Rhododendron Avenue, 7.30pm, info www.barnstaplecameraclub.co.uk MUSIC: Singer songwriter Sophie Sutton, 18, at SQ Bar & Restaurant, Braunton, 8.30pm.FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30COUNTRY 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 COUNTRY 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. BINGO: Sticklepath School, Barnstaple, 7.30pm, jackpot, liners & meat prizes, for local charities, all welcome. TORRIDGE TABLE TENNIS CLUB: Bideford Youth Centre, 2.30-4.30pm, new members welcome, info 01237 477932. BUSH PIG: Live music at The Joiners Arms, Bideford, 9.30pm. THE JUKES: Live music at The Red Barn, Woolacombe, 9pm approx. OUT AND ABOUT: Bideford out and about community minibus group weekly trip, to join in call Karl on 01271 549680. BOWLS: Roll ups at North Devon leisure Centre with ND Indoor Bowls Club, 9.30am, also Mondays, call 01271 342679. IT BASICS: Workshop, Bideford Art Centre, learn about online safety, Facebook, shopping & emails. 2-4.30pm, book on 07590 776040. IT BASICS: Workshop, Swimbridge Jubilee, learn about online safety, Facebook, shopping & emails, 10am-12.30pm, book on 07590 776040. ART EXHIBITION: Appledore Library, work by artist and writer Phillippa Leslie-Benson, plus book singing of her autobiography Far From Plain Sailing, runs Friday to Sunday, from 6-9pm Fri; plus 10am-2pm & 6-9pm Sat\/Sun. DIAMOND DOGZ: Glam rock and early Bowie tribute, North Devon Arena, Mullacott, support from Bright Eyes, doors 8pm. PILTON CINEMA: Pilton Church Hall, screening Psycho, 7.45pm, info www.piltoncinema.org CONCERT: Jenna Witts & Amy Newton, North Devon Yacht Club, 8pm, tickets £7.50 inc supper, call 07811 678496. FUN FILM SPECIAL: For half term, St Marys Church Hall, Appledore, with West Quay Fundraisers, free popcorn & drink for U15s, doors 3.30pm for 4, tickets £4 at Appledore Newsagents or £4.50 at door. FILM NIGHT: Gone Girl, St Marys Church Hall, Appledore, 6.45pm for 7.30.SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31BINGO: Barton Road Community Centre, Whiddon Valley, Barnstaple, 7.30pm, for local charities. MARKET DAY: Bideford Pannier Market 8am-3pm. 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. CAR BOOT SALE: Landkey showground (opposite golf course), 1-4pm, £6 sellers, £1 parking, no buyers before 1pm, sellers 11am, info 07802 176993. CLAIRVOYANCE: Bideford Centre of Light, Hart Street, 6.30pm. FALLING APART: Live music at The Joiners Arms, Bideford, 9.30pm. CAR BOOT SALE: Sandhills, Instow, near cricket club, sellers 12noon, buyers 1-4pm, info 01271 267443 or 07514 673542. JUMBLE SALE: St Margarets Church, Northam, 10am-12noon, quality second-hand clothes for all ages, bric-a-brac, books and homemade cakes, entry 20p. HALLOWEEN HORSE RACING: Plus party, Reds Rowing Club, Bideford, 7.30pm, all welcome. SALE: Various stalls, Meddard House, Bevan Road, Barnstaple, 2pm, in aid of Syrian refugee women & children. BIG BREAKFAST & MARKET: West Buckland Village Hall, 9am-1.30pm, stalls available from 01598 760437. COFFEE POT SHOP: For over 55s, at the Conservatory, Sanctuary Housing, Newport, Barnstaple, 10.30am. AUTUMN BAZAAR: Vivian Moon Centre, Braunton, 9am-12.30pm, for Devon Air Ambulance and other local charity stalls, refreshments, info 01271 812121. COFFEE MORNING: Combe Martin Parish Church Hall, 10.30am-1pm. HALLOWEEN DISCO: Combe Martin Village Hall 5-7pm. NORTHERN SOUL: With DJ Pete Robinson, The Reform, Pilton, 9pm. QUIZ & CHIPS: St Brannocks Rooms, Braunton, brain teasers plus supper from Squires Fish Restaurant, 7.30pm, all welcome. POPPY APPEAL: Coffee morning, Northam Leisure Centre, 10-11.30am, entry 50p inc tea\/coffee, plus cake stall, bric-a-brac, raffle & refreshments.SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 1QUIZ NIGHT: For North Devon Cancer Care, Laceys 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. BRAUNTON SERVICES: 8.30am Said Eucharist, St Brannocks Church; 9.45am Parish Eucharist, followed by coffee at St Brannocks Rooms; 11am Morning Prayer, St Annes, Saunton. TAI CHI: Ilfracombe Trinity Rooms, Church Road, 10.15-11.15am, all welcome. BINGO & QUIZ NIGHT: First In, Last Out, Clovelly Road, Bideford. Eyes down 4pm, quiz night with jackpot 8pm, all welcome. CAR BOOT SALE: Pottington, every Sunday, 1-4pm, sellers from 11am, £6 per car, strictly no dogs, £1 parking, info 07802 176993. CAR BOOT SALE: Sandhills car park, Instow, sellers 8am, buyers 9am, dogs welcome, café open, info 01271 267443 or 07514 673542. DIVINE SERVICE: Bideford Centre of Light, Hart Street, 6.30pm. OPEN MIC\/QUIZ: Open mic from 3-6pm; Quiz Night 9pm, The Joiners Arms, and Bideford. CHARITY CAR BOOT SALE: Tesco, Rose Lane, Barnstaple, 11am-3pm, sellers from 10am, for Diabetes UK and British Heart Foundation, info 07999 445489. RAMBLERS WALK: Meet CP one mile north of Mullacott Cross, 10.30am, Slade Reservoirs-Torrs-SWCP, 8 miles, info 01271 376274\/07720 203737. BIDEFORD SERVICES: St Marys Church, All Saints Day, 8am Holy Communion; 10am Parish Communion; 4pm All Souls Service. BIDEFORD BLACK: The Next Generation, exhibition by nine artists at Burton Art Gallery, Bideford, exploring the regions famous black pigment, runs until November 13. More info www.burtonartgallery.co.uk CAR BOOT SALE: Sandhills car park, Instow, every Sunday, sellers from 8am, buyers 9am-12noon, weather permitting, café open, more info 01271 267443 or 07514 673542. CAR BOOT SALE: Braunton Cricket Club, Field Lane, sellers 9am, buyers 10am, cars £5, vans £7.MONDAY, NOVEMBER 2FUN QUIZ NIGHT: The White Hart, Bideford, 7.30pm, cash & prizes, £1 per person, supporting local charities. 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: For over 40s singles, The Panniers, Barnstaple, from 8pm, call 01271 813153\/374048 or just drop in. LETS DANCE JIVE: Modern jive classes, Ex-services & Social Club, St Georges Road, Barnstaple, beginners 8pm, intermediates 9.30, dancing until 11pm, no partner required, more info 07817 144292. APPLEDORE SINGERS: Appledore Baptist Church, all ladies welcome, 7.15-9pm, more info 01237 420652. KNIT & MIX: Social knitting group, Barnstaple Library, 2-4pm. ADULT BALLET CLASSES: The Meeting Hall, Ilfracombe Rebecca Varley Dance Academy, 11-11.45am. 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. TAI CHI: Blue Lights Hall, Vernons Lane, Appledore, 7.30-9pm, info 07747 833490. BRAUNTON CAMERA CLUB: Weekly, The Fortescue House Club, Wrafton Road, Braunton, 7.30-10pm, call 01271 379940 or visit www.quillstring.co.uk\/bcc PHOENIX CAMERA CLUB: First Mon of month, Holsworthy Skills Centre, 7-9.30pm, more info 01409 259345 or www.phoenixcameraclub.com AGM: Appledore branch of Royal British Legion, Appledore Social Club, 7.30-8pm, all members asked to attend. BINGO: Chittlehampton Village Hall, doors 6.45pm, eyes down 7.30, poultry, meat & food prizes, cash liner.TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3HAPPY HOUR TUESDAY: Weekly fellowship meeting at Barnstaple Salvation Army hall, Oakleigh Road, 2-3.30pm, 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. 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 email@example.com. 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. YOGA: Bideford Methodist Hall, beginners 5.45pm, intermediate 7.30, info 07968 898847. 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. U3A ART GROUP: Mixed ability 10am-12noon, Blue Lights Hall, Appledore. Info 01237 471484. DANCE & MOVEMENT: Class, Blue Lights Hall, Appledore, 10.30-11.30am, info 07825 440408, weekly. TAI CHI: Northam Community Hall 11.45am-12.45pm; Loxhore Village Hall 6-7pm. TAI CHI: YMCA Centre, South Molton, 3-4pm, info 01805 622666. STRICTLY BEGINNERS: Dance class, Bishops Nympton Hall, 6.15pm, info 01769 550555. BIDEFORD CAMERA CLUB: Chubb Churchill Community Centre, East-the-Water, 7pm, all welcome, see www.bidefordcameraclub.co.uk for programme. SALSA PARTNER DANCING: Every Tuesday, Barnstaple Conservative Club, singles & couples welcome, no experience needed, 7.15pm absolute beginners; 7.45pm beginners; 8.30pm freestyle; 9pm improvers. * Absolute beginners free in Sept\/Oct. 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. 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. BOSPA: British Obesity Surgery Patient Assn, local group meeting, the Training Room, ASDA, Atlantic Village, Bideford, support organisation for anyone considering \/ has undergone weight loss surgery, 7-9pm. BIDEFORD SUSTAINABILITY GROUP: Monthly chat at the Blacksmiths Arms, East-the-Water, 7.30pm, info 01237 421745. OCEANVIEW: Country Music Club, weekly at Braddicks Pier House, Westward Ho!, 8.15pm, live music, sorry no line dancing, info 01805 601495. WESTWARD HO! WALK: Walking for Health, meet Co-op bus stop Nelson Road 10.30am, all welcome, info 01237 421528. ILFRACOMBE WALKERS: Meet Lidl car park 9.30am for car share to Crow Point, Braunton Burrows walk, info 01271 862342.WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 4CASH BINGO: Appledore Hall. All cash prizes, running jackpot game, 7.15pm. BINGO: Northam Leisure Centre, for the Chemo Appeal, eyes down 7.15pm, all welcome. 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, 1.45-3.45pm, 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 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: Sung Eucharist, 10am St Brannocks Parish Church. LETS DANCE JIVE: Modern jive classes, Roundswell Community Centre, Barnstaple, absolute beginners 7pm, beginners 8pm, intermediates 9.30, dancing until 11. No partner required, info 07817 144292. REJOICE THE VOICE: Choir rehearsal, Trinity Church, Barnstaple, 7.15-9pm, new singers welcome, info www.rejoicethevoice.org MEDITATION DROP IN: Class at 17, Honestone Street, Bideford, weekly 7-8.30pm, followed by tea & biscuits, £6 or concessions, info 01752 224137. BIDEFORD JIVE: Pollyfield Centre, beginners 8.30pm, improvers 9.30, dancing until 11. Info 07968 053118. BARNSTAPLE JUBILEE SINGERS: Now recruiting, join us 7.30-9pm, call Marilyn on 01271 830869 or Monte 325780. MEDITATION CLASSES: Cleave wood House, Lynton, weekly, first two session free, 7-8.30pm, info 01392 490058. TAI CHI: Wild Pear Centre, Combe Martin, 7.45-9pm. 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. RAMBLERS WALK: Meet Bradworthy Square (by pub), 10.30am, Walk in Ruby Country, 8 miles, info 01271 376274\/07720 203737. BLUES OPEN MIC NIGHT: Weekly at The Champ, Appledore, 9pm, musicians and public welcome. COLOURING & COFFEE: Colouring club for adults, Barnstaple Library foyer, 2-4pm, enjoy colouring, chat and a cuppa, materials provided or bring your own. CONCERT: Bideford Music Club, with violinist Katie Stillman, pianist Simon Lane, playing Mozart, Glazunov, Matthews, Elgar, 7.30pm, all welcome.