Events large and small from 19/06/14 to 25/06/14.


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.

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).

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.

SUMMER CONCERT: With Bideford Town Band on Westward Ho! green (weather permitting), 7.30pm, info 01237 475653.

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

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.

SUPPORT GROUP: For those with hearing loss, The Ilfracombe Centre, High Street, 10.30am.

THE PEOPLE’S CHOIR: Community choir practice, meets at The Aggi, Braunton, 11am, anyone who likes to sing is very welcome.

BREATHE EASY NORTH DEVON: Group meeting, Springfield Day Centre, Chanters Road, Bideford, 7-9pm, speaker Linda Jordan, respiratory clinical nurse specialist, all welcome, more info Monica 01237 474725.


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.

BINGO: Yarnscombe Victory Hall, eyes down 7.45pm.

HIP ROUTE: 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.

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 Sophie at Taw & Torridge Caring – 01237 459337 &

MEXICAN MANOR: Fremington Manor open day, starts 2.15pm with global Mexican wave, part of National Care Home Open Day, followed by outdoor tea party with refreshments & home made cakes, plus entertainment by singer Rowena Wilson, all welcome top come along and find out more about the home.

OPEN DAY: Castle House Nursing Home, Torrington, part of National Care Home Open Day, 11am-4pm, coffee & cake, singing and entertainment, all welcome.

CONCERT: Barnstaple Jubilee Singers in concert, plus special guests, Christ Church, Bear Street, Barnstaple, adm free, 7pm, all welcome.

ROCKING FOR THE ROOF 2: An all-ages gig at St Peter’s Church, Highfield Road, Ilfracombe, for the church roof appeal, with Iron Tyger (80s tribute band), plus Saints of Sin and Short Circuit (members of Falling Apart). Doors 8pm, adm £5 adults, £3 children, licensed bar, come and party!

SAMARITANS AGM: North Devon & North Cornwall branch, Castle Centre, castle Street, Barnstaple, 6.30 for 7pm. Guest speaker james Waghorn, regional director, refreshments.

QUIZ NIGHT: West Down Village Hall, 7.30pm, tickets £10 include roast beef dinner and dessert, more info Liz on 01271 850903.


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, with Dawn Lodge, 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

DEVON FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY: (North Devon Branch) meeting, Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 2-4pm, info on 01237 451527 or 472883.

ROSE WEEKEND: RHS Garden Rosemoor, Torrington, talks, plant sales, floral crafts, 10am-4pm, normal adm applies, also Sunday, more info

BINGO: 1-2-3 lines every game, Northam Hall (former scout hall), for North Devon Hospice, eyes down 2.15pm, all welcome.

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.

COFFEE MORNING: Braunton Parish hall, craft stalls, raffle & home made cakes, for Cancer Research UK.

NIGHT AT THE MOVIES: Family party disco, The Globe Hotel, Torrington, optional movie character fancy dress, 7.30pm, tickets at door or from 07792 246872.

PIANOTHON: 12 hour pianothon with Tom & Sally, Lavington Church, Bridgeland Street, Bideford, 9am-9pm, all welcome to drop in and pledge their support.

ST JOHN’S GIFT DAY: All Saints Chapel Centre and gardens, Instow, 10.30am-4pm. Fun activities for children, barbecue lunch, strawberries & cream, coffee & cakes, all welcome.

KARAOKE NIGHT: The Robin’s Nest, Bideford FC, 8pm until late, all welcome.

MIDSUMMER BARN DANCE: Celebrate the longest day with the Lucy Lastic Band, Brayford Village Hall, 7.30pm, tickets £10 (children £5) inc light supper, BYOD, all welcome.

CREAM TEA: Bishops Tawton Methodist Church, 3pm, stalls and raffle, cream teas £2.50, all welcome.

SUMMER CONCERT: With Cornwall Symphony Chorus, + North Molton School Choir, at St peter & St Mary Magdalene Church, Barnstaple, 7pm, tickets £10 (U16s £5), retiring collection for Children’s Hospice South West. Tickets from CHSW shop, Barnstaple, on 01271 344685 or Barnstaple TIC 01271 375000.

SING GOSPEL WORKSHOP: Holy Trinity Church, Barbican Terrace, Barnstaple, 10am, with gospel singer Geraldine Latty, all welcome, for info or to book, call Andrew on 01884 34389.

COMBE MARTIN FARMERS MARKET: The Village Hall, 9.30am-12noon.

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

HEANTON FESTIVAL WITH FLOWERS: ‘1914, A Puzzle of a Year’, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the start of WWI, church open 10am-5pm Sat & Sun, plus display to mark the Big Brownie Birthday, the 100th anniversary of the movement. Teas & light lunches available, all welcome.

HEANTON ABSEIL: North Devon Christian Abseil, St Augustine’s tower, Heanton Punchardon, abseils running throughout the day for Christian Aid, minimum age 10 years, for info call on 023 8070 6969.


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

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

POWERBOAT RIDES: Leaving from Appledore Quay, 12noon-5.30pm, hosted by Northam Lodge and Skern Lodge, half hour exhilarating rides in the Bideford estuary, book in advance on 01237 477238 or email

BRAUNTON SERVICES: Said Eucharist 8.30am & 9.45am Parish Eucharist St Brannocks Parish Church, followed by coffee at St Brannocks Rooms, all welcome.

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, with Tina Corn, 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: County Gate 10.30am, Porlock Bus back, seven miles, info 01271 376274/863727.

CAR BOOT SALE: Ilfracombe seafront, sellers 9am, open to buyers 10am-4pm, for Studio Theatre, more info Mike on 01271 879705.

CHARITY BINGO: Barnstaple Tesco coffee shop, Rose Lane (Whiddon valley), doors 6.30pm, entry 50p inc refreshments, eyes down 7.30pm, for Diabetes UK, cash prizes & raffle, more info Helen on 01271 308703.

CREAM TEA PICNIC: St Peter’s Church, Fremington, 2.30-5pm, with the Alan Lewis All Stars Dixieland Jazz Band, all welcome, call 01271 372572 for tickets & information.

OPEN GARDENS: 11 varied gardens open to the public around Kentisbury, Kentisbury Ford and Patchole, 12noon-5pm, for Devon Air Ambulance, plant sales, gifts & cream teas at some venues, dogs welcome on leads, admission £5.

FUN DAY & DOG SHOW: Dogs Trust Ilfracombe annual event at Braunton recreation Ground, 11am-4pm, with family dog show, stalls, activities and displays plus refreshments, for more info or stall bookings, call 01271 817716.

WOOLSERY OPEN GARDENS & VILLAGE FAYRE: Free entry to fayre at Woolsery Hall, 12noon-4.30pm, raffle, barbecue, cream teas, stalls & games. Plus gardens open 12.30-6pm, tickets on sale at the hall from 12noon. To include Hole Farm and many other village gardens, £2.50 per adult, children free, Come along and join the Treasure Hunt too. For Woolsery Hall, Youth Group, Guiding Support Group & Woolsery FC.

BRAUNTON BURROWS FLOWERS: With John Breeds, a British Naturalists (Taw & Exmoor branch) event, meet Sandy Lane car park 2pm, all welcome, fairly easy walking, more info Brian Sims 01271 343607.

FREMINGTON TIME CAPSULE: Calling all former junior church pupils of Fremington Methodist Church from the year 1984 – all welcome to join opening of 1984 time capsule during today’s service at 10.30am. Present minister Reverend Robert Hurley will be joined by 1984 minister Rev Pamela LePoidevin. Church lunch at close of service – all welcome but please call 01271 377323/344682 to confirm numbers.

HEANTON FESTIVAL WITH FLOWERS: ‘1914, A Puzzle of a Year’, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the start of WWI, church open 10am-5pm, display to mark the Big Brownie Birthday, the 100th anniversary of the movement. Teas & light lunches, 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.

LIMERS LANE WALK: With South Molton Striders, meet SM Square 10.30am, all welcome, more info 01769 574137.


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 10.10am High Street for bus 31 to Mortehoe, more info 01271 862342.

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

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

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.

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.

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

CONCERT: Barnstaple Keyboard & Light Music Club, with Tony Stace, Roundswell Community Centre, 7.45pm, doors 7pm, visitors £6, members £3, more info

BRATTON FLEMING DANCE CLUB: Goodleigh Village Hall, 7.30-10pm, dancing to Brett & Audrey, adm £2, 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.

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

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.

MORRIS DANCING: Exmoor Border Morris at Combe martin seafront 7.45pm, then the Pack O’ Cards pub 9pm.

RAMBLERS WALK: Merton Church CP 11am, Lanesfield, Tarka trail, five miles, info 01271 376274/86372.

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

NORTH DEVON HUMANISTS MEETING: Debate ‘War and peace – has the pacifist movement achieved anything?’ Fremington Parish Hall annex, 7.30pm, more info 01237 474225 or 01271 326942, all welcome.

CONCERT: With South Molton Musical Society, Emmanuel Church, Ilfracombe, 8.15pm, all welcome.

BARNSTAPLE JUBILEE SINGERS: Choir practice, Christ Church, Bear Street, Barnstaple, every Wednesday, 7.30pm, new members very welcome.