North Devon events from 29/05/14 to 03/06/14.

THURSDAY, MAY 29

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. Please note: Now meeting Mondays too.

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.

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 www.barnstaplecameraclub.co.uk

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

MERTON MEAL & MARKET: The Clinton Hall, Merton (A368 between Torrington/Okehampton), every Thursday, 9am-3pm, stalls £4, contact mertonmarket@btinternet.com

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.

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

AGM: Combe Martin Museum, in the Sail Loft, 7pm.

FRIDAY, MAY 30

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 12noon-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.

BARNSTAPLE ROCK ‘N’ ROLL CLUB: Wrey Arms, Sticklepath, last Fri each month, free entry, guests DJs, occasional trade stalls, all welcome, info 07899 701498.

BINGO: Yarnscombe Victory Hall, eyes down 7.45pm.

DELTA BLUES: Tony Finney & The Blues Crew, The Royal George, Irsha Street, Appledore, 9pm.

CHARITY QUIZ NIGHT: The Cork & Bottle, Barnstaple, from 7pm, big prize draw, in aid of WAND mental health charity, all welcome.

WINE & WISDOM: Langtree Parish hall, 7.30pm, £4 per person, teams of six, proceeds to Breast Cancer, book a place on 01805 601760.

JAZZ CRUISE: Onboard MS Oldenburg, leaving Bideford Quay 6.30pm, with the Alan Lewis All Stars, for Northam Lodge, bring a picnic and your own bottle(s), or bar available, tickets £15 from 01237 477238 or email fionawhite@northamlodge.co.uk

NEBRASKA: Pilton Cinema, the church hall, 7.45pm, £4 or ‘couples’ £6. all welcome, info www.piltoncinema.org

SATURDAY, MAY 31

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 amy@streetzdancecrew.com

MARKET DAY: Bideford Pannier Market 8am-3pm.

CLAIRVOYANCE: Barnstaple Christian Spiritualist Church, Higher Church Street, with Janice & Alan Bicker, 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 www.rhs.org.uk/gardens/rosemoor

TATTING: Knotted Lace Craft Group, High Bickington, 10.30am-3.30pm. Bring Packed Lunch, info (01769) 560805.

BIG BREAKFAST: Market & Plant Sale, West Buckland Village Hall, tombola, books and raffle, 9am-2pm, all welcome.

QUIZ & CHIPS: St Brannock’s Room, Braunton, 7.30pm, supper from Squires restaurant with a choice of menu, cash bar, raffle, cost £7 to include supper, come as a team or make up one on the night.

BIG BEAT BOOGALOO: With DJ Pete Robinson, The Black Horse, Braunton, Northern soul, Motown, 60s R&B & recent releases, 9pm to midnight, free entry.

EXTRA BINGO: Northam Hall (scout hall), 2.15pm, for North Devon Hospice, all welcome.

PILTON SCHOOL REUNION: Class of Chaddiford Lane 1984 Prom Party, 30 year reunion, Royal and Fortescue Hotel, Barnstaple, 7.30pm, more info & tickets at www.pilton84.org.uk or visit The Panniers between 12noon-2pm on Friday (May 30).

CRAFT & TABLE TOP SALE: Black Torrington Village Hall, 10am-12noon, all welcome.

OPEN DAY: Combe Martin Bowling Club, Kingston Avenue, 3-6pm, all welcome to go along and try bowls, please wear flat shoes.

BIDEFORD BIKE SHOW: Bideford Quay, 12noon-5pm, prizes for best sports, streetfighter, trike, learner & custom, adm £3 per, motorcycle/trike, plus stalls and raffle, all proceeds to Devon Freewheelers + Help for Heroes, visit Bideford Bike Show on Facebook.

VILLAGE FETE: The Village Green (‘Back Field’), 11am-4pm, music, games, stalls, sideshows, cakes, competitions & refreshments, to celebrate the new Green facilities. More info 01237 238790.

SUNDAY, JUNE 1

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 www.okinawakarateuk.com

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

BIG LUNCH: Westward Ho! Kingsley Hall, 12noon-3pm, free lunch for residents, plus heritage displays & entertainment, adults and children’s’ raffles, all proceeds to North Devon Cancer Care + Bideford & District Community Archive, tickets via bigintheho@yahoo.com or call 07980 944146/07980 420754.

ILFRACOMBE BIG LUNCH: Fore Street from 11am, with a variety of stalls, from 1pm residents invited to bring a plate of food or two to share with others, all welcome, also a collection point for items for Ilfracombe Food Bank.

BRAUNTON SERVICES: Said Eucharist 8.30am & 9.45am Parish Eucharist St Brannocks Parish Church, followed by coffee at St Brannocks Rooms, all welcome. Said Evening Prayer 6.30pm. Plus 11am BCP Matins, 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, with Janice & Alan Bicker, 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 Goat Hill Bridge CP 10.30am, Exe Head, Hoaroak farm Saddle Stone, 10 miles, info 01271 376274/863727.

HARTLAND FARMERS’ MARKET: Parish Hall, Hartland, great local produce, farmer’s café and breakfasts, 10am-1pm, more info 01237 441786.

VINTAGE, RETRO & MAKERS: Monthly Fair at Cedars Inn, Barnstaple, 10am-3pm, more info 07972 142161.

CHARITY CAR BOOT SALE: Barnstaple Tesco car park, Rose Lane, Whiddon Valley, sellers from 9am (cars £5, trailer £7.50, vans £10), buyers 10am-2pm, for Diabetes UK, to book pitch call Helen on 01271 308703.

CAR TREASURE HUNT: Starts 1.30pm and finishes at Pilton School, raffle and refreshments, prize for winning team, entry £10 per car, for CLIC Sargent, all welcome.

MONDAY, JUNE 2

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 Hall if wet.

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

FREMINGTON BINGO: The Parish Hall, 7.30pm, for North Devon Animal Ambulance, all welcome.

COMMUNITY WOODLAND WALK: With South Molton Striders, meet SM Square 10.30am, short walk, all welcome, info 01769 574827.

TUESDAY, JUNE 3

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, 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, 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.

BOSPA: Note, now first Tues of the month. 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 07837 413989.

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

INSTOW WALK: Part of Walking for Health programme, meet Sandhills car park 10.30am, more info 01237 421528.

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 for car share to Hunter’s Inn, Woody Bay walk, more info 01271 862342.

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

MUSICAL MEMORIES: The Vision Centre, Slade, Ilfracombe, for people with Alzheimer’s/memory problems & their carers, first & third Tues of the month, 2-4pm, free parking, all welcome, more info 01271 863944 or 882927.

QUIZ NIGHT: George & Dragon, Fore Street, Ilfracombe, 8 for 8.30pm, for the Royal British Legion, all welcome.

ILFRACOMBE LIONS EVENING: The Dilkhusa Grand Hotel, Information Evening form 7pm, chat to club members, find out what Lions Clubs International is all about and how the club supports its community, more info from John Forsdike on 01271 268146 or email johnforsdike@talktalk.net

SUPPORT GROUP: For those with hearing loss, Age Concern Pop-In Centre, Broad Street, South Molton, monthly 2pm, all welcome.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4

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 www.rejoicethevoice.org.

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.

RAMBLERS WALK: Meet Bratton Fleming Millennium Green 6.45pm, walk to Knightacott, 3.5 miles, info 01271 376274/863727.

MEETING: Westward Ho! Residents’ Association, Kingsley Hall, 7pm, speaker Tom Carrick on Neighbourhood Watch.

CONCERT: Torridge Male Voice Choir, Emmanuel Church, Ilfracombe, 8.15pm, all welcome.