Events large and small from 19/07/12 to 25/07/12.

THURSDAY, JULY 19

BINGO: Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 7.30pm.

BINGO: Ring O’ Bells, Landkey, snowball, eyes down 7.30pm.

LUNCH CLUB: The Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 12.30-2.30pm, every week, info 01237 478734.

BREATHE EASY: North Devon group meeting, Springfield Day Centre, Chanters Road, Bideford, 7-9pm, all welcome. Speaker Linda Bealey of TorrAGE. Info 01237 474725.

ART EXHIBITION: The work of potters Clive Bowen & Svend Bayer, Burton Art Gallery, Bideford. Info www.burtonartgallery.co.uk.

CROYDE CRAFT MARKET: Village Hall, 9.30am-4.30pm, traders’ info 01271 815258.

THE BEACON: New 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.

ILFRACOMBE RED PETTICOATS: Dance at Ilfracombe seafront, 7.30pm weather permitting.

BASIC COMPUTER SKILLS: Whiddon Valley Community Centre, Barton Rd, Barnstaple, 9.45-10.45am & 11am-12 noon, £1 per session, for anyone with little or no computer experience, booking essential on 01271 372396.

AIKIDO: New Aikido club, Bucks Cross Village Hall, 7-9pm for adults, men and women welcome 01237 441527.

FRIDAY, JULY 20

QUIZ NIGHT: Appledore Community & Sports Assn, teams up to six, £1 per person, cash prizes and snowball draw, 8.30pm, all welcome.

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

FLOWER FESTIVAL: Three day festival at St Augustine’s, Heanton Punchardon, ‘Local Sports’ exhibition with flowers, 10.30am-4.30pm, adm free, trips up the tower, plant stall, refreshments.

BINGO: Sticklepath School, Barnstaple, 7.30pm, all welcome.

SUMMER FAYRE: Barnstaple Parish Church, 9.30am-2.30pm. Cakes, bric-a-brac plus new stalls. Inside if wet.

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

HAPPY CAFÉ: Friday Lunch Club, The Pavilion, Golf links Road, Westward Ho, 12.30-2 pm, three courses for £4.50, booking essential on 07773 679559. Café also open 11am-2.30pm for drinks, light snacks & cakes.

INTERMEDIATE COMPUTER SKILLS: Whiddon Valley Community Centre, Barton Rd, Barnstaple, 10am-12 noon, £2 per session, for anyone who wants to extend their computer knowledge, booking essential on 01271 372396.

FREMINGTON SINGERS: Meet weekly at Fremington Methodist Church, Old School Lane, 7.30-9.30pm, new members welcome, £3, info 01271 268094.

AFTER SCHOOL ART CLUB: Craftihands, Mill St, Bideford, 3.45-5pm, a range of activities inc printing, dyeing, collage, felting, drawing & painting, info 01237 476159.

BOWLS: Appledore Short Mat Bowling Club, weekly at Appledore Community Hall, 2pm, all welcome.

BIDEFORD CEILIDH CLUB: Enjoy English folk dancing at Bideford Amateur Athletics Club, 8pm, all ages welcome info 01237 476632.

SATURDAY, JULY 21

BINGO: 1-2-3 Lines Every Game, Kingsley Hall, Westward Ho! Eyes down 7.30pm.

BINGO: Sweb Club, Victoria Road, Barnstaple, 7.30pm, for local charities.

BINGO: Braunton Parish Hall, doors 6pm, for Royal Air Forces Assn, all welcome.

AIKI WEAPONS WORKSHOP: Martial arts demonstration & workshop at the Methodist Church Hall, Bideford, 1-4pm, all welcome. More info www.aikijo.weebly.com.

FLOWER FESTIVAL: St Augustine’s, Heanton Punchardon, ‘Local Sports’ exhibition with flowers, 10.30am-4.30pm, adm free, trips up the tower, plant stall, refreshments.

COFFEE MORNING: The ‘Old School Room’, St Helen’s Church, Abbotsham, 10.30am-12.30pm, for church tower repair fund, all welcome.

COFFEE MORNING: The Strand Bowling Club, Bideford, 10am-12 noon, for Cancer Research UK.

SUMMER FAYRE: Hatchmore Nursing Home, Torrington, 2-4pm, various stalls, prize raffle, Streetz dance crew and Allstar Majorettes, all welcome.

DEVON FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY: (North Devon Branch) Meeting, Burton Art Gallery, Bideford, 2-4pm, info on (01237) 451527 or 472883 BINGO: 1-2-3 lines every game, Northam Leisure Centre, for North Devon Hospice, eyes down 2.15pm, all welcome

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

CAR BOOT SALE: Landkey, 1-4pm, sellers 11am, £5 per car, £1 public parking, no dogs on site please.

MODEL RAILWAY EXHIBITION: Christ Church, Bear Street, Barnstaple, 10am-4pm, adults £3, OAP £2.50, children free.

SUNDAY, JULY 22

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

BIDEFORD SERVICES: St Mary’s Parish Church — 8am Holy Communion; 10am Parish Communion; 7pm Prayer & Praise, all welcome.

FLOWER FESTIVAL: St Augustine’s, Heanton Punchardon, ‘Local Sports’ exhibition with flowers, 10.30am-4.30pm, adm free

ILFRACOMBE FARMERS MARKET: Lantern centre, 10am-12.30pm, fresh local produce, crafts & entertainment, refreshments, free adm. Info 01271 864621.

SHORE THING: Rock pool ramble at Abbotsham, meet Merely Road car park, Westward Ho, 1pm, free Coastwise event but call Jim on 01271 882078 or 07889 134466 to confirm place.

QUIZ NIGHT: For North Devon Cancer Care, Johnny’s Bar, Mill Street, Bideford, 8pm, info 01237 473798.

RAMBLERS WALK: Meet Luxborough Village CP (SS983 377), 11am, Withycombe Common-Dunster Forest, eight miles, info 01271 376274 or 863727.

BIDEFORD SALVATION ARMY: Bideford Baptist Church, every Sunday 3-4pm, all welcome.

CAR BOOT SALE: Now back at Pottington, Barnstaple, buyers 1-4pm, sellers 11am & £6 per car, £1 parking, no dogs on site.

MONDAY, JULY 23

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

ROCK POOL RAMBLE: Meet top of Barricane Beach, Woolacombe 2pm, free Coastwise event with National Trust. Call Jim on 01271 882078 or 07889 134466 to confirm place.

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

SOUTH MOLTON STRIDERS: Short walk, meet SM Square 10.30am, info 01769 573453.

CONCERTS BY THE SEA: Appledore Band and training band perfuming on Appledore Quay every Monday through summer, training band 7.15pm/senior band 8pm, in St Mary’s Hall if wet, adm free.

US SOCIAL GROUP: For singles, The Panniers, Barnstaple, 8pm, info 01271 830981.

BRAUNTON CAMERA CLUB: Meets weekly, details www.quillstring.co.uk/bcc.

MODERN JIVE: Classes, Ex-services & Social Club, St Georges Rd, Barnstaple, 8-11pm, beginners & intermediates, info 07817 144292.

TUESDAY, JULY 24

COFFEE MORNING & LUNCHES: Lavington Church, Bideford, 10am-1.15pm.

BINGO: Bideford & District Angling Club, corner of Honestone Street, eyes down 7.30pm.

COFFEE MORNING: Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, meet new friends & chat, activities & facilities to suit all abilities, 10am-12.30pm, all welcome.

BINGO: Appledore Football Club, 7.30pm, for ND Hospice, draw & refreshments, all welcome.

CONCERT: Barnstaple Keyboard & Light Music Club, Roundswell Community Centre, 7.45pm, all welcome.

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.

RAFA MEETING: Royal Air Forces Assn (ND branch) meeting, Wrafton RBL Club, 7.30 for 8pm.

ILFRACOMBE MEMORY CAFE: Candar Common Room, 2-4pm, last Tues each month, relaxed & social place for people with memory problems, friends & family. Health/social care workers available with support or advice, or just drop in for a chat & cuppa, info North Devon Voluntary services on (01271) 866300.

BRATTON FLEMING DANCE CLUB: Goodleigh Village Hall, 7.30-10pm, adm £2, all welcome.

HEALING: Community Room, above Asda, Atlantic Village, Bideford, 10am-12 noon, new venue & healing team, ask at Customer Services for directions or for info call 01237 471964 or 01805 622883.

SEE HEAR CENTRE: Drop in session 9am-5pm, equipment, information & advice for people with sight or hearing loss, at 19a Alexandra Rd, Barnstaple, 01271 373236.

FUN & FELLOWSHIP: Bideford Salvation Army, Bideford Baptist Church Upper Hall, 2-3.30pm, all welcome.

EMPLOYMENT SUPPORT CLUB: Free informal drop in, Whiddon Valley Community Centre, Barton Rd, Barnstaple, 10am-12 noon, help for anyone seeking work, training or career improvement, info 01271 372396.

FREE KNITTING CLUB: Costa Coffee, Barnstaple High Street, new venue for former “Sip ‘n’ Stitch Club”, every Tuesday from 5.30-7pm.

SCOTTISH DANCE CLASSES: Fremington Village Hall, 7.30pm, no partner needed, 01271 373975.

SALSA DANCING: The Old Bus Station, Barnstaple, weekly, 7.30pm, info 07967 893618.

TARKA MORRIS MEN: Bideford Amateur Athletics Club, 8pm, new members welcome, 01237 476632.

CARD MAKING & CRAFTS CLUB: New club at Northam Leisure Centre, the Square, 7pm, info 01237 423095.

BOWLS: Appledore Short Mat Bowling Club, weekly at Appledore Community Hall, 7pm, all welcome.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 25

APPLEDORE PIRATES CASH BINGO: Appledore Village Hall. Eyes down 7.15pm.

BINGO: Northam Leisure Centre, 1-2-3 lines, 7.15pm.

CHARITY BINGO: Royal Exchange, Bple, 7.30pm.

NORTH DEVON HUMANISTS MEETING: Fremington Parish Hall annex, 7.30pm, more info (01237) 477851, all welcome.

CONCERT: St Margaret’s Church, Northam, 12 noon with organist Mark James, all welcome.

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

ROCK POOL RAMBLE: Meet Croyde beach main entrance 2.30 for 3pm, free Coastwise event to mark 75 years of RUDA. Call Jim on 01271 882078 or 07889 134466 to confirm place.

EXMOOR BORDER MORRIS: Dancing Lynmouth Bath Hotel 7.45pm, Village Inn 9pm.

RAMBLERS WALK: Meet Barnstaple bus station Stand H, bus 1 or 2, 10.30am, 11am start junction Allenstyle & B3233, four or seven miles, info 01271 376274 or 863727.

SOUTH MOLTON STRIDERS: George Nympton walk, meet SM Square 10am, info 01769 573258.

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

DESIGN WORKSHOPS: Appledore Baptist Church 7.15-8.30pm, use your imagination & enjoy felting, monoprinting, drawing, collage and painting, weekly, info 01237 476159.

BASIC COMPUTER SKILLS: Whiddon Valley Community Centre, Barton Rd, Barnstaple, 9.45-10.45am & 11am-12 noon, £1 per session, for anyone with little or no computer experience, booking essential on 01271 372396.

ATLANTIC JIVE: Modern jive classes, Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 8-11pm, info 07875 201328.

MODERN JIVE: Classes, Roundswell Community Centre, Barnstaple, 7.30-10pm, beginners & intermediates, couples only, info 07817 144292.