What’s on from 11/07/13 to 17/07/13.


SQUARE PICTURE SHOW: North Devon Arts summer exhibition, Broomhill Arts Hotel, runs until Aug 24, call 01271 850262 to confirm opening times.

ART EXHIBITION: Trelawney Garden Centre, Ashford, displays in the craft centre of work by artists who attend the Wednesday watercolour classes, runs until July 20.

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.

BEGINNERS' LINE DANCING: Ex-services & Social Club, St Georges Rd, Barnstaple, 6.45-7.45pm, £3, all welcome.

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.

TAP DANCING: Steps Ahead, Abbotsham Village Hall, 7-8pm, info 07906 930955.

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, £1.50, to book or for info, call 01271 859334.

AIKIDO CLUB: Bucks Cross Village Hall, 7-9pm 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 gary.tovey@gmail.com for more information.

SEE HEAR ON WHEELS: Drop in sessions for people with sight or hearing loss. Equipment, information & advice at mobile sensory unit - 10am-12 noon London Inn car park, Caen St, Braunton, plus 2-4pm outside Landmark Theatre, Ilfracombe.

DISH OF THE DAY: Happy Café, Golf Links Road, Westward Ho, 12.30-2pm, £3, no booking required.

MOTORCYCLE CLUB: Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, in skittle alley. NORTHAM WI MEETING: Methodist Hall, Northam, second Thursday of each month, new members and guests very welcome, 7.30pm.

ROSE HILL CARERS GROUP: Coffee morning, Rose Hill, Heywood Road, Bideford, 10am-12 noon, for carers of adults with learning disabilities, every fortnight, come along for coffee, cake, a chat & support, info (01237) 420137 or 07944 562808.

OUTDOOR CONCERT: With Bideford Town Band, Jubilee Square, Bideford 7.30pm, weather permitting, info 01237 475653 or visit www.bidefordtownband.co.uk.

ROUNDSWELL RESIDENTS: Association Meeting, at Roundswell Community Hall (next to Sainsbury's), Barnstaple, 7pm, all welcome, second Thursday of each month.


FLOWER WEEKEND: 'Colours of Exmoor' at Oare Church, near Lynton, Fri & Sat 10am-6pm; Sun 12noon-6pm, cake & plants stalls, gardens open, teas, all welcome. Plus 11am Holy Communion Service to celebrate the anniversary of the Coronation.

SUMMER FAYRE: Southmead Primary School, Braunton, from 3.10pm, samba band, pony rides, barbecue, Pimms tent, stalls, games, raffle, bouncy castle, cream teas & much more. Info or stall bookings from 07833 106702.

BINGO: Sticklepath School, Barnstaple, eyes down 7.30pm, for school and pre-school funds plus local good causes, all welcome.

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, 8.30pm.

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

FRIDAY AFTERNOON SOCIAL: Whiddon Valley Community Centre, Barton Rd, Barnstaple, various activities inc new age curling 1-3pm, £1, drop in for tea and coffee, call 01271 372396 for info.

HAPPY CAFÉ: Friday Lunch Club, Golf links Road, Westward Ho, 1pm, three courses for £5, booking essential on 07773 679559. Café usual opening times Thursdays and Fridays 10.30am-2.30pm for drinks, light snacks & cakes. Takeaway available.

FREMINGTON SINGERS: Meet weekly at Fremington Methodist Church, Old School Lane, 7.30-9.30pm, £4, info 01271 268094.

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.

TAI CHI: Classes, Instow Parish Hall, weekly 6.30-7.30pm, info 01271 867236.

BINGO: Yarnscombe Victory Hall, eyes down 7.45pm.

WINE MAN'S BLUFF: Appledore Community Hall, tables of six, tickets £12.50 per person, 7.30pm, to include wine tasting and refreshments, all proceeds to North Devon Hospice, info Jenny Rutter 01237 422710.

CLASSICAL CONCERT: Lower Pulworthy, Highampton, with international pianist Aglaia Graf & cellist Benjamin Gregor-Smith, 7.30pm, tickets from Salar Gallery, Hatherleigh 01837 810940.


SAUSAGE EATING COMPETITION: Rolle Quay pub, Barnstaple, for SW German Shepherd Dog Rescue, 6-8pm, entry on the night £5, heat winner to November final with £250 prize, more info 07833 300720.

CHARITY DANCE: Goodleigh Village Hall, 7.30-11.30pm, dancing to Bett & Audrey, adm £3.50, bring-and-share supper, all welcome, info 01271 373095.

COFFEE MORNING: Chulmleigh Town Hall, 9-11am, for S Molton Hospital League of Friends, cakes, produce, draw prizes always appreciated.

COFFEE POT SHOP: For over 55s, at the Conservatory, Sanctuary Housing, Water Lane Close, Newport, Barnstaple, 10.30am, refreshments from 50p.

CAR BOOT SALE: Bideford Football Club, every Saturday, 8am, free parking, WCs and food.

SUMMER FETE: Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, hosted by the Sacred Heart Church, with games, stalls, raffles, refreshments, all welcome from 2.30pm.

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

STREETZ: Torrington dance crew at Golden Lion Inn, Barnstaple, every Sat from 12.30-2.30pm to teach street dancing to age eight-plus. First session free.

CAR BOOT SALE: Landkey Showground, 1-4pm, sellers 11am, no buyers before 1pm please, sorry no dogs on site, adm £1, info 07878 034683/07802 176993.

SMART CLUB: Free to regulars and new members. Family mix and match, table tennis, badminton and tennis. 10am-1pm.

TIBETAN BUDDHIST MEDITATION: Living Tree Centre, Paiges Lane, Barnstaple, 10.30am, info 01392 876619.

BINGO: 1-2-3 lines every game, Northam Leisure Centre, for ND Intensive Care, eyes down 2.15pm, all welcome.

COFFEE MORNING: Bideford Liberal Democrats, High Street, 10am-12noon, all welcome.

TAW & TORRIDGE EMBROIDERERS' GROUP: Sticklepath Methodist Church Hall, looking for new skills, why not come along for a taster? 10am-3pm, info (01271) 812995.

BIDEFORD QUAY FARMERS' MARKET: 9am-2pm on the riverside, wide variety of local produce, call 01237 428743 to book pitch or visit www.torridge.gov.uk/bidefordfarmersmarket

SUMMER FETE: Hosted by Sacred Heart Church at the Pollyfield Centre, East-the-Water, Bideford, stalls, games, raffles, refreshments, all welcome from 2.30pm.

WILLIAM MORRIS EXHIBITION: Ilfracombe museum, 10am-5pm. The life of the celebrated 19th century artist, designer, writer and socialist on display as part of the town's All Things Morris celebrations.

ABBOTSHAM WI: Stall at Bideford Pannier Market, throughout the day, a one-off stall for the group, why not come along and see what is on offer?

TAWSTOCK FETE & FLOWER SHOW: The Village Hall, 2.30pm, cream teas, bouncy castle, hook-a-duck, grand draw, potato growing competition, cakes, plants, jams & preserves, books, bric-a-brac stalls & much more, plus evening Barn dance & Barbecue (8pm), dance tickets from 01271 349900/323151/858393.

MODERN JIVE DANCE NIGHT: Ex-services & Social Club, St Georegs Road, Barnstaple, 8pm-late, non dancers welcome, info 07817 144292.


OPEN GARDEN: Plus cream teas, Accott Manor, near Gunn (EX32 7PJ). Fantastic views, landscaped gardens including ruins of 12th century manor house plus 14th century chapel still standing, from 2-6pm, for Swimbridge Church, entry by ticket only, £5 from 01271 830243.

BINGO: Appledore Social Club, doors open 7pm, eyes down 7.30pm, all welcome.

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

ROSEMOOR BOOK FAIR: RHS Garden Rosemoor, Torrington, 10.30am-4pm, normal garden admission applies, info 01237 421065.

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.

TAI CHI: Ilfracombe Parish Hall, Church Road, 10.15-11.15am, all welcome.

CAR BOOT SALE: Torrington Old Bowling Green, 8am-1pm, parking, toilets & refreshments, £5 per pitch, info 07840 105355, every Sunday until September 29.

CAR BOOT SALE: Pottington, 1-4pm, sellers £6 per car 11am, no buyers before 1pm please, sorry no dogs on site, info 07878 034683.

RAMBLERS WALK: Meet Warren House Inn Dartmoor 10.30am, Fernworthy Reservoir-Kes Tor-Teign-e-ver bridge, 10 miles, info 01271 376274/863727 or www.northdevonramblers.co.uk.

ANTIQUE & COLLECTORS FAIR: Instow Parish hall, 10am-4pm, adm 20p supported RNiB, info 01271 812711.

OUTDOOR CONCERT: Ilfracombe Runnymede Gardens Bandstand, with Bideford Town Band, 2pm.


BINGO: For Bideford FC, Robin's Nest Social Club, Bideford, 7.15pm, all welcome.

FREMINGTON BINGO: The Parish Hall, eyes down 7.30pm, for Fremington Primary School, 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.

TAI CHI: Weekly classes, Qigong & Yang style, 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.

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

BARNSTAPLE MALE VOICE CHOIR: Rehearsal, Fremington Primary School, 7.30-9.30pm.

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

TAI CHI: Ilfracombe Parish Hall, Church Road, 10.30-11.30am, all welcome.

STRIDERS WALK: Meet South Molton Square 10.30am for short walk, info 01769 574179.

OVER 60S LUNCH: Plus afternoon bingo, Aunt Polly's Tea Rooms, Riverside Caravan Park, South Molton. Every Monday 12noon-2pm, £5, call Nicky on 01769 579269.

PRINT STUDY DAY: At Burton Art Gallery and based on Modern Masters in Print exhibition, exploring print making methods, printmaking now, traditional techniques & more. Speakers include Prof Stephen Hoskins, Lynn Bailey, Hilary Paynter. 10am-4pm. Booking on 01237 471455, email burtonartgallery@torridge.gov.uk or visit www.burtonartgallery.co.uk

Bideford Carers Support Group: Marlborough Court Communal Room, Bideford, free to join, 7-9pm, every third Monday of the month, more info 08456 434435.


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.

CRAFT FAIR: Appledore Church Hall, 11am-4pm, refreshments, all welcome.

FEEL BETTER WITH A BOOK: Weekly reading group with a difference, Ilfracombe Library 2-3.30pm, listen to stories & poems read aloud, share your thoughts with others, no reading required! No need to book, just drop in, all welcome.

BIDEFORD OAPS: Number 1 branch, Lavington Church Hall, 2.15pm, all over 60 welcome to meet, chat and enjoy entertainment.

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, 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 gary.tovey@gmail.com for more information.

VINTAGE MARKET: Torrington Pannier Market, every Tuesday, 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.

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, info 08456 020446.


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

BINGO: Northam Leisure Centre, 1-2-3 lines, for the Chemo Appeal, 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 www.rejoicethevoice.org

HEALING: Sea Cadet hall, Bideford, weekly 10am-12 noon, no charge but donations to ND Hospice welcome.

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

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

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

MODERN JIVE CLASSES: Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 8-11pm, no partner needed, info 07592 766871.

MORRIS DANCING: Exmoor Border Morris walking tour around Croyde from 7.45pm.

RAMBLERS WALK: Meet Wistlandpound Reservoir south CP 10.30am, walk am, farm visit pm. Two hrs, info 01271 376274/863727 or www.northdevonramblers.co.uk.

HARMONY UNLIMITED: In concert, Emmanuel Church, Ilfracombe, 8.15pm, all welcome.