Eastery events from 02/04/15 to 08/04/15.


ART EXHIBITION: People in Places, Places in People, the Goodwin Gallery, Petroc Brannams campus, open week days 10am-4pm until March 27, free entry. More info email goodwin.gallery@petroc.ac.uk

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 gary.tovey@gmail.com 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.

NORTHAM MEN’S FORUM: Weekly at Methodist Church Hall, Cross Street, Northam. 10.15am to 12noon, ‘Cheffing Around the World’ with Barry Lewis, more info 01237 479917.

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.

SEE HEAR ON WHEELS: Drop in sessions for people with sight or hearing loss. Equipment, information & advice at mobile sensory unit – 10am-12noon Hartland Pavilion; 2-4pm The Pill Car Park, Bideford.

BARNSTAPLE CAMERA CLUB: Methodist Church Hall, Rhododendron Avenue, Sticklepath, Barnstaple, 7.30 pm, info 01271 343789.

MERTON MEAL & MARKET: Clinton Hall, 10am-2pm, local produces, gifts, crafts and foodbank collection.

MUSICAL THEATRE DANCE: Class for adults, weekly, Bluelights Hall, Appledore, 10.30-11.30am, all abilities welcome, first class free, more info 01237 459783.

RAMBLERS WALK: Meet Croyde/Baggy Point NT CP, 7.30am Breakfast walk Baggy Point to Putsborough and back. Breakfast at beach cafe Putsborough, 4.5 miles, info 01271 376274/863727.

BINGO: Blue Lights Parish Hall, Vernons Lane, Appledore. Eyes down 2pm.

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.

WESTWARD HO! WI: Old Schoolroom, Kingsley Hall, WWH, 2pm.

BAND REHEARSAL: Bideford Town Band, weekly at the Bandroom, Victoria Park, 7.45pm Senior Band. More info 01237 475653.

EXHIBITION: The Paintings of Vernon C Boyle, Burton Art Gallery, Bideford, selected works by well known Bideford-born artist, runs until April 27. More info www.burtonartgallery.co.uk

ROCK POOL RAMBLE: Part of Westward Ho! Fish Festival, meet at slipway 10am, all welcome.

WORKSHOP: WWH Fish Festival fishing net collage workshop, the Happy Café, Westward Ho! 10am-2pm.

TEA DANCE: The Landmark Pavilion, Ilfracombe, 2.30-4.30pm, enjoy a hot drink, cake, meet new friends and dance. £5 at door or call 01271 324242.


St Mary’s Church, Bideford: Eucharist with foot washing 7.30pm, vigil until 10pm.

Baptist Church Centre: Quiet reflection in the Baptist Church Centre, Westward Ho! 7.30pm.

St Brannock’s, Braunton: Sung Eucharist of the Last Supper 7pm.

St Peter & St Mary Magdalene, Barnstaple: 7pm Eucharist followed by quiet reflection. The church will be open until midnight.


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.

TABLE TENNIS: Torridge Table Tennis Club social table tennis sessions, Bideford Youth Centre, 2.30-4.30pm, all welcome, £2 a session.

BINGO: Sticklepath School, Barnstaple, 7.30pm, jackpot, liners & meat prizes, for local charities, all welcome.

SAM EVANS BAND: Live music at The Red Barn, Woolacombe.

ROCKIN’ SHOES: Rock ‘n’ Roll Club, Robins Nest, Bideford FC, all welcome. First and third Friday evenings.

WESTWARD HO! FISH FESTIVAL: Friday Lunch Club with Finney’s Racketeers, Happy Café 11am-1pm, £6 for three courses, please book on 07773 679559; Fish Supper, with the Glorious Oyster, Happy Café, 7pm, £10pp for two courses, please call 07976 321603.

NORTHERN SOUL NIGHT: With DJ Pete Robinson, the Ebrington Arms, Knowle, from 9pm, free entry.

FOOD & CRAFT FAIR: Atlantic Village, Bideford, 9am-6pm.

EASTER FESTIVAL: Runs until Monday, Fremington Methodist Church, Old School Lane, open Fri & Sun 2-4pm, refreshments available; Open Sat & Mon 10am-4pm with light lunches 12noon-1.30pm, free parking, all welcome.

GYPFUNK: Live music at The Champ, Appledore.

EASTER EGG TRAIL: Arlington Court, runs until Monday, families can follow clues to uncover the secret word and collect a chocolate egghead, £2.50pp, info 01271 850296.

EASTER BINGO: Yarnscombe Village Hall, eyes down 7.45pm.


Westward Ho! Baptist Church: From 10am, Easter egg distribution plus hot cross buns with refreshments. 11am, Walk of Witness from the church; 12.30pm Easter meditation.

St Mary’s Church, Bideford: 9.15am Walk of Witness; 11.15am Churches of Bideford Service; 3pm Veneration of the Cross.

St Brannock’s, Braunton: 10.30am Stations of the Cross; 2pm Liturgy of the Day.

St Peter & St Mary Magdalene, Barnstaple: 10.30am Stations of the Cross; 2pm Solemn Liturgy of the Day, Holy Communion.


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, 7.30pm.

FOREST GARDEN HARVEST: Every Saturday, children’s craft sessions, Happy Café, Westward Ho! 10am-2pm, with bush craft, crafts & more. Under 12s must be accompanied. More info Jane on 07773 679559.

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.

RAMBLERS WALK: Meet Hunters Inn NT CP, 10.30am Heale-Bodley-KemacottSlattenslade, SW coast path, 12.5 miles, info 01271 376274/863727.

ARABIAN VETERANS’ CLUB: New name for North Devon branch of Aden Veterans’ Assn, open to all Middle East veterans, meets first Sat each month, Ex-Servicemen’s Club, St George’s Road, Barnstaple, 12noon, info from 01271 377182 or 815168.

EASTER BINGO: Northam Leisure Centre, 1-2-3 lines every game, for the Chemo Appeal, eyes down 2.15pm, all welcome.

DADS & KIDS DROP IN AND PLAY: Victoria House Children’s Centre, Barnstaple, for families with children under five years-old, play, spend time together & meet other families, 9.30-11.30am first Saturday of each month, info 01271 321411.

CREATIVE WRITING GROUP: Barnstaple Library, first Saturday each month, 1.30-3pm, more info 01271 388593.

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.

WINKLEIGH MARKET: First Sat each month, new community market, produce, cakes, preserves, pies, gifts, cards, crafts & more, refreshments, 10am-12noon, all welcome.

DEVON WOMEN’S ASSEMBLY: Meet first Sat each month, Sunrise Centre, Castle Street, Barnstaple, 11am, new members welcome. More info 01237 424343 or email devonwomensassembly@gmail.com

EASTER FAYRE: Bideford Town Bandroom, 10am-12noon, all welcome, info 01237 475653

COUNTRY FARMERS MARKET: Atlantic Village 9am-2pm.

CRAFT SALE: Westward Ho! Baptist Church Hall, 10am-3pm.

FISHY FAMILY PARADE: Conclusion of Westward Ho! Fish Festival, Happy Café open for carnival prep from 1pm. Devon Face Painting will be at Craft Sale. Parade sets off 3pm from Happy Café, all welcome.

BUZZING EASTER FUN: Quince Honey Farm, South Molton, Easter Egg Hunt, live bee beard shows, lambs & bunnies, new outdoor play area, Happy Bee Play Hive & much more, free to members or normal adm applies, also Sunday, 9am-6pm, info www.quincehoneyfarm.co.uk

EASTER FAYRE: Bideford Town Band bandroom, Victoria Park, 10am-12noon, all welcome.

FOOD & CRAFT FAIR: Atlantic Village, Bideford, 9am-5pm.

ILFRACOMBE FARMERS MARKET: St Peter’s Church, Highfield Road, 10am-12.30pm, fresh local organic produce & crafts, refreshments, free parking, new producers welcome, info 01271 864621.

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

RESCUE REMEDY: live music at The Joiners Arms, Bideford, 9.30pm.

OLD NO 7: Live evening gig at Ye Olde George & Dragon, Combe Martin.


St Mary’s Parish Church, Bideford: 8.30pm Five Parish Easter Eve Service.

St Brannock’s, Braunton: Easter Vigil & First Mass of Easter 9pm.

St Peter & St Mary Magdalene, Barnstaple: 7.30pm Easter Vigil & Eucharist.


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

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, 6.30pm.

TAI CHI: Ilfracombe Trinity Rooms, Church Road, 10.15-11.15am, all welcome.

BINGO & QUIZ NIGHT: Weekly at the First In, Last Out, Clovelly Road, Bideford. Eyes down 4pm, quiz night with jackpot 8pm, all welcome.

CAR BOOT SALE: Back at Brannams site, Barnstaple, 12noon-3pm. Sellers £6 per car, buyers £1 parking, no buyers/helpers before noon, sorry no dogs. Info 07802 176993.

RAMBLERS WALK: Meet Widecombe CP, 11am Higher Natsworthy Hameldown, 8 miles, info 01271 376274/863727.

VERITABLY VINTAGE FAIR: Landmark Theatre, Ilfracombe, 10am-5pm, authentic vintage clothing & accessories, jewellery, homeware, collectables & crafts. Book a stall on 01271 865655.

CAR BOOT SALE: South Molton Pannier Market 9am-12noon, £6 pitch, sellers from 8am, refreshments, for South Molton Community Infants School, car boot sale first Sunday each month, more info 01769 573103.

EASTER EGG HUNT: Fremington Manor grounds, from 9.30am, collect eggs & clues and earn a chocolate reward, plus teas, coffees & bacon rolls, all welcome.

EASTER EGG MOTORCYCLE RUN: Taw & Torridge Classic Bike Club, meet Roundswell filling station 11am, run to North Lodge & Chelfham Mill School to deliver Easter eggs, all bikers welcome (please bring an egg). More info David 07979 303141.

CREAM TEAS: Weare Giffard Village Hall, 3-6pm, for hall funds.


Westward Ho! Baptist Church: 11am celebration and worship; 6.30pm Worship and Bible message.

St Brannock’s, Braunton: 9.45am Family Sung Eucharist.

St Anne’s, Saunton: 8.30am Said Eucharist; 11am Morning Prayer with hymns.

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

St Peter & St Mary Magdalene, Barnstaple: 10.30am Sung Eucharist followed by refreshments.


FUN 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.

MODERN JIVE: Dance classes, Ex-services & Social Club, St Georges Road, Barnstaple, beginners 8pm, intermediates 9.30-11pm, 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.

LIVAROT WALK: With South Molton Striders, meet SM square 10.30am, 30 min walk, all welcome, info 01769 574179.

WARGAMING CLUB: Weekly at St Johns Hall, Barnstaple Tesco (Rose Lane), from 7pm, multiple systems supported inc Warhammer, X-Wing & Infinity.

WHIST DRIVE: Weekly, Griggs Close, Northam, new players very welcome, £1 to include tea, raffle and laughter.

FREMINGTON BINGO: The Parish Hall, eyes down 7.30pm, all welcome, for hall funds.

BETHEL EASTER: Special Easter Bible addresses and time for fellowship, at Bethel, The Quay, Appledore, 3.45pm & 6.15pm, with tea during interval. Guest speaker Tom Wilson from Glasgow.

BAND REHEARSAL: Bideford Town Band, weekly at the Bandroom, Victoria Park, 6.30pm beginners and Training Band; 7.45pm Senior Band. More info 01237 475653.

EASTER CRAFT FAYRE: Hartland Parish Hall, with Hartland Arts & Crafts Society, runs until Thursday, April 9. 10am-5pm daily, with Royal British Legion ladies running the Poppy café, serving teas, coffees, light lunches and homemade cakes.

MODEL RAILWAY & TOY COLLECTORS: Sale at the Old Schoolroom, Kingsley Hall, Atlantic Way, Westward Ho! 10am-2pm, free adm, light refreshments.

CAR BOOT SALE: Blackmoor Gate, sellers from 10am, £5 per car, buyers from 10.30am, refreshments, info 01598 763491.

DUCK RACE: Combe Martin seaside, 10 races from 2pm, registration opens at 1.30pm, for Combe Martin Carnival, please show your support.

ACTIVITY OPEN DAY: Calvert Trust Exmoor, near Blackmoor Gate, from 9.30am, last adm 1.30pm, try out canoeing, archery, zip slide, abseiling, horse riding & more. Plus bouncy castle, facepainting, glitter tattoos and refreshments, free parking.

EASTER EGG-VENT: Ilfracombe RNLI fun day, Pip & Jim’s Church Hall, Ilfracombe, 11am-4pm, games, tombolas, cakes stalls, refreshments, hot cross buns & more, all welcome.

BIG BREAKFAST: Buckland Brewer Village Hall, 9am-12noon, for parish and Methodist churches, all welcome.

CREAM TEAS: Weare Giffard Village Hall, 3-6pm, for hall funds.


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.

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 gary.tovey@gmail.com for more information.

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.

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

YOGA: Bideford Methodist Hall, beginners 5.45pm, intermediate 7.30, info 07968 898847.

BIDEFORD CAMERA CLUB: Chubb Hall, Chubb Road, 7.30pm, all welcome. More info www.bidefordcameraclub.co.uk

FUN QUIZ: The Chill Bar, Ilfracombe, 9pm, plus raffle, proceeds to Ilfracombe play park equipment.

HEALING: Bideford Spiritualist Church, Hart Street, by SNU trained healers, 10am-12noon, all welcome, no charges but donations gratefully accepted.

SING OUT!: Community choir, meets weekly Grosvenor Church, Old Station Road, Barnstaple, 6.45-8.15pm, term time only, new members always welcome. More info, email suzannehynes@tiscali.co.uk

ILFRACOMBE WALKERS: Meet 9.30am Lidl car park for car share to Holdstone Down, circular walk, info 01271 862342.

MUSICAL THEATRE DANCE: Class for adults, weekly, Bluelights Hall, Appledore, 7-8pm, all abilities welcome, first class free, more info 01237 459783.

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.

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 Blacksmith’s Arms, East-the-Water, 7.30pm, info 01237 421745.

OCEANVIEW: Country Music Club, Braddick’s Pier House, Westward Ho!, 8.15pm, live music with Ann Duggan, sorry no line dancing, info 01805 601495.

WESTWARD HO! WALK: Part of Torridge Walk & Talk, meet Co-op bus stop Nelson Road 10.30am, all welcome, info 01237 421528.

BAND REHEARSAL: Bideford Town Band, weekly at the Bandroom, Victoria Park, 6.30pm beginners and Training Band. More info 01237 475653.

EASTER FAYRE: Combe Martin Community Centre, 11am-3pm.

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


CASH 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, 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.

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

BIDEFORD HEALING GROUP: Every Wednesday, at the Sea Cadets Hall, Victoria Park, 10am-12noon, all very welcome.

BRAUNTON SERVICE: Sung Eucharist for Ash Wednesday, 10am St Brannocks Parish Church.

MODERN JIVE: Dance classes, Roundswell Community Centre, Barnstaple, beginners 8pm, intermediates 9.30, dancing until 11. No partner required.

WEARE GIFFARD ART GROUP: Every Wednesday 10am, Weare Giffard Village Hall, new members & all abilities welcome, oils, watercolours, acrylics, pastels, more info Mike on 01271 860903.

REJOICE THE VOICE: Choir rehearsal, Trinity Church, Barnstaple, 7.15-9pm, new singers welcome, info www.rejoicethevoice.org

FREE SOCIAL CLUB: Happy Cafe, Westward Ho! 9.30am-2.30pm. For ages 19+ offers activities including arts and crafts, cookery, gardening, bicycle maintenance, sports and IT training and support. Light refreshments on sale during cafe opening hours, info 07773 679559 or jane@seize-the-moment.net

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 Montse 325780.

SEW TOGETHER: Northam Library, 4-6pm, new members always welcome, info Sue 01237 471461.

RAMBLERS WALK: Meet Umberleigh Village Hall CP, 10.30am Hawkridge Cross Cobbaton Watergate Cross, 4.5 miles, info 01271 376274/863727.

BANDAM: Barnstaple & North Devon Institute of Advanced Motorists, all welcome to free lively talk on driving & road safety, refreshments, non members very welcome, at Platform 1, the old railway station, Castle Quay, 7pm, info 07891 424912.

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.

SEE HEAR ON WHEELS: Drop in sessions for people with sight or hearing loss. Equipment, information & advice at mobile sensory unit – 10am-12noon Shebbear Square; 12noon-1.30pm Sheepwash Square; 2.30-4pm Dolton Rams Head.

MARWOOD HILL GARDENS: Trip with St Mary’s Church, bideford, meet at church 1.50pm.

BINGO: Ex-services & Social Club, St Georges Road, Barnstaple, hosted by North & West Devon group of motor Neurone Disease Association, 7.30 for 8pm, all welcome.

MEMORY LANE: Bideford Library 2-3pm, every second Wed of the month, reminiscence session for those with memory loss and their carers, more info 01237 459337.

PAPER BAG PUPPETS: Easter children’s fun at Ilfracombe Museum, make baby rabbits, chicks or froglets, follow the Easter trail and listen to storytime. £2 per child (must be accompanied), no need to book. More info 01271 863541.

ST MARGARET’S FELLOWSHIP: Meets Griggs Close Common Room, Northam, speaker Sallie Salvidant ‘Yemen in the 1970s’, 7pm, all welcome.

RASC & RCT ASSOCIATION: Meeting, Bideford Conservative Club, Bridgeland Street, 7.30pm, new members and ex-Logistic Corps members welcome.

BINGO: Torridge Vale Social Club, Torrington, doors 6.45pm, eyes down 7.45, lots of prizes & raffle, all welcome.