Events from 30/10/14 to 05/11/14.

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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.

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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, V 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: Reading group with a difference, Ilfracombe Library 10-11.30am, listen to stories & poems read aloud, share your thoughts with others, no reading required

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: Every Thursday at Methodist Church Hall, Rhododendron Avenue, Sticklepath 7.30pm, programme

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.

MERTON MEAL & MARKET: Fun day with The Moon Owl theme from new book by Amy Winfield, fancy dress competition, games, bouncy castle, facepainting, crafts, gifts and more, Clinton Hall, Merton, 10am-2pm, free entry, info

TORRINGTON CRAFT GROUP: Every Thursday, Bickford Centre, Torrington, patchwork, jewellery making, rag rugging & much more, 12.30-3.30pm, £3.50 per session 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

COMBE MARTIN HISTORY FORUM: Every Thurs afternoon until Nov 20, 2-4pm, village memories, pictures and stories presented live on big screen, £16 per term.

WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE: Find out how to compile your family tree, the Community Centre, 7-9pm, £16 per term, call 01271 883833.

TARKA VALLEY RAILWAY: Volunteers meet every Thursday at Torrington Station, aka The Puffing Billy, on the A368, shop and carriage will be open, free entry, all welcome. Info 07881 905260.

NORTHAM MEN’S FORUM: Weekly at Methodist Church Hall, Cross Street, Northam. 10.15am to 12noon. Different talks each week, call Bob on 01237 479917 for more information.

ARTIST ROOMS: Exhibition by sculptor, photographer and painter Richard Long, Burton Art Gallery, Bideford, more info 01237 471455.

HALLOWEEN PARTY: Kingsley Hall, Westward Ho!, with WWH Youth Theatre, plenty of games and fun for all, 6-8pm, raising money for new theatre sound system.

ARLINGTON HALLOWEEN: Spooky torch-lit tours of the old house 7pm & 8pm, hear about some of its former inhabitants who may still remain, bookings on 01271 850296.

WICKED WEEK: Bideford Halloween fun with Edible Potions at The Green Goose (10am & 2pm); Horrid Hunt at Burton Art gallery 10am-4pm, Spooky Treasure Hunt, Green Goose 5.30-8pm; Spooktastic Storytime, Bideford Library 6-7pm, (book on 01237 476075). Visit the Wicked Week Facebook page.

CARDS FOR GOOD CAUSES: Sale starts at St Mary’s Church, Bideford, from 10am.

BLITHE SPIRIT: Lord Basil’s Reformers present Noel Coward’s comic play, Pilton Church Hall, 7.30pm, entry £5, also plays Saturday.

RNLI CONCERT: Appledore RNLI concert and supper with Ian Hudson and Jenna Witts, North Devon Yacht Club, Instow, 7.30pm, tickets £7.50 from NDYC during RNLI art exhibition (Oct 24-26).


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.

LIVE MUSIC: Red Barn, Woolacombe, 9pm approx.

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

HALLOWEEN KIDS CLUB: High Bickington Community Centre, 2-4.30pm, kids cinema, face painting, fancy dress competition, £2 per child. More info 01769 561387.

HALLOWEEN LYNMOUTH: Free children’s activities at the Pavilion Dining Room, 11am Halloween-themed biscuit making & cupcake decorating; 2pm scary puppet making; 3pm fancy dress competition with prize. Halloween party lunch available all day, £3.50. Activities free but booking essential on 01598 753484.

THRILLER: Halloween fancy dress party with classic 1970s tune from DJ Pete Robinson, The Black Horse, Church Street, Braunton, from 9pm.

ARLINGTON HALLOWEEN: Popular annual haunted estate walk, hear spooky tales and meet unsavoury characters along the way, tours at 6pm & 7pm, please bring a torch, pre-book on 01271 850296.

HALLOWEEN PARADE: Combe Martin, Village Hall open from 6pm, with children’s disco, games & pumpkin carving competition – bring your pumpkins to be judged. Parade at 7pm to seafront, followed by spooktacular firework display, for Combe Martin Carnival.

HALLOWEEN PARTY: For under 18s, at The Club, Ilfracombe, 7.30-10pm, adm £2, in conjunction with Ilfracombe Youth service, half of all entry money to Belle’s Memorial Fund.

SPOOKS & SPARKS: Ilfracombe Rugby Club spooky firework spectacular, 6.30pm onwards, Ilfracombe RFC, bar, barbecue, disco, live music, fire performers, kids’ fancy dress. Adults £3, kids £2, families £8.

WICKED WEEK: Bideford Halloween fun with Pumpkin carving & scary bunting making, the Pannier Market 10am-1pm; Halloween Party, Green Goose 5-7pm plus adults only party 7.30-11.30pm (book on 01237 459599). Plus much more besides. Visit the Wicked Week Facebook page.

HALLOWEEN ROCKS: Live music with Wasteland and fancy dress party night, the Mariners Arms, Braunton, from 9.30pm, free entry.

CHILDREN’S HALLOWEEN PARTY: Torrington Arms, 6.30pm, 8pm Halloween Disco, all welcome, prizes for best fancy dress, for Streetz dance group, more info 07792 246872.

PILTON CINEMA: Film The Grand Budapest Hotel, the Church Hall, 7.45pm. Info

QUIZ NIGHT: Buck Cross Village Hall, entry £5 pp inc light supper, BYOD, all welcome, info 01237 429388.

MUSICAL CONCERT: With North Devon All Starz, Holy Trinity Church, Barnstaple, 7pm, donations at door for Amigos.

LUNDY ART GROUP: Monthly at St Mary’s Church Hall, Appledore, 10am-1pm, new members welcome, info 01237 423884.

HALLOWEEN LIVE MUSIC: With Westerly 5 or 6, Clinton Arms, Frithelstock, all welcome.

ALL SOULS: St Brannock’s Parish Church, Braunton, 10am Said Eucharist for All Souls, followed by coffee at St Brannock’s Rooms.


SMART CLUB: Free to regulars & new members, Chulmleigh Sports Centre, family mix and match, table tennis, badminton & tennis. 10am-1pm.

COFFEE POT SHOP: Now last Saturday of the month, for the over 55s, the Conservatory, Sanctuary Housing, Water Lane Close, Newport, 10.30am.

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, 7.30pm.

LITTLE TOTS: New & nearly new children’s clothes sale, for 0-10 years, South Molton Pannier Market, 9am-1pm, throughout the summer, 10 per cent sales to Care for Kids charity.

MEDITATION: Barnstaple Sakya Buddhist Group, Tower House, 16 Tuly Street, 10am, info 01237 421903.

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

WESTWARD HO! WI: Meeting, 2pm, the Old Schoolroom, Kingsley Hall, Westward Ho!.

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

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.

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

RAMBLERS WALK: Meet Hunters Inn NT CP, 10am SWCP to Great Hangman via Girt Down farm-Verwill farm-Ladies mile, 11.5 miles, info 01271 376274/863727.

COFFEE MORNING: Plus table top sale, cake stall & bric-a-brac, Christ Church, Braunton, 10am-12noon, call 01271 323384 to book a table.

ROSA REBECKA: Singer songwriter Rosa at West Buckland Village Hall, 7.30pm, a Beaford Arts event, to book call 01598 760437.

TABLE TOP SALE: Northam Hall, 10am, for Bideford Lions Club, entry 50p, all welcome.

CHOIR CONCERT: Newton St Petrock Male Voice Choir, Umberleigh Village Hall, 7 for 7.15pm, for Devon Freewheelers, hosted by Umberleigh Christian Fellowship, adm free but donations welcome.

CONCERT: Barnstaple Ladies Choir, Northam Methodist Church, Cross Street, 7pm, tickets £5 including light supper, all welcome.

ILFRACOMBE FARMERS MARKET: St Peters Church, Highfield Road, 10am-12.30pm, fresh local produce & crafts, refreshments, free parking, more info 01271 864621.

CRAFT FAYRE: Brookdale Church, Ilfracombe, 10am-3pm, start your Christmas shopping at popular Faitrtrade craft fair, plus refreshments, children’s activities, all welcome.

SCARY SATURDAY: Part of Bideford Wicked Week, inc Grenville Manor House Tours 10am-4pm, just drop by; Monster March 6pm Jubilee Square, fancy dress; Disco, Bideford pannier market 6.30-8.30pm, free but tickets essential, from Cobblers & Keys. Visit the Wicked Week Facebook page for more info.

BLITHE SPIRIT: Lord Basil’s Reformers present Noel Coward’s comic play, Pilton Church Hall, 7.30pm, entry £5.

CHRISTMAS BAZAAR: Vivian Moon Centre, Braunton, 9am, for ND chemotherapy Appeal plus other charity stalls, info 01271 812121.

CLASSIC BLACK SABBATH: Children of the Grave tribute Halloween gig, The Aggi, Braunton, 9pm, entry £2.50 or £2 if in costume.

CRAFT FAIR: Pilton Parish hall, 10am-4pm, jewellery, pottery, facepainting, glassware, cards, children’s crafts and more, for Home Start.

COFFEE MORNING: For the RBL Poppy Appeal, Northam Leisure Centre, various stalls, 10-11.30am, entry 50 inc refreshments, all welcome.

MR MORGAN’S LAST LOVE: Film at Littleham Village Hall, 7pm, entry £4 inc refreshments, more info 01237 473707.


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

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.

CAR BOOT SALE: Brannams site, Barnstaple, 1-4pm, sellers £6 per car, buyers £1 parking, no buyers/helpers before 1pm, sorry no dogs. Info 07802 176993.

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

BRAUNTON SERVICES: Said Eucharist 8.30am St Brannock’s Church, 9.45am Parish Eucharist followed by coffee at St Brannocks Rooms. 11am Morning Prayer, St Anne’s, Saunton.

BIDEFORD SERVICES: St Mary’s Parish Church, 8am Holy Communion; 10am Parish Communion; 7pm All Souls Day Service, all welcome.

CAR BOOT SALE: Sandhills car park, Instow, sellers 11am, buyers 1pm, weather permitting, dogs welcome, info 01271 267443 or 07514 673542.

RAMBLERS WALK: Meet Prewley Waterworks, 10.30am Sourton Moor to Widgery Cross. Return via Two Castles Way, 9 miles, info 01271 376274/863727.

FESTIVAL OF REMEMBRANCE: Concert at Queen’s Theatre, Barnstaple, 2.30pm, remembering the fallen plus 100th anniversary of WWI & the 70th anniversary of D-Day. Music with evergreen classics plus Jerusalem, Pomp & Circumstance and many more. For ABF the Soldiers’ Charity & the RBL Poppy Appeal, tickets from 01271 324242.

FROZEN WINTER FAYRE: Clinton Hall, Merton, 10am-2pm, children’s Frozen party with EPIC Entertainment with games (book places on 01237 459670), plus carvery lunches and Christmas stalls, free parking & entry.


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.

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.

SOCIAL SINGLES GROUP: The Panniers, Barnstaple, from 8pm, call 01271 890105 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: Now Appledore Baptist Church, all ladies welcome, 7.15-9pm, more info 01237 420652.

WESTWARD HO! ART CLUB: Baptist Church, WWH, 1.30-4pm, new members welcome, more info 01237 477601.

COFFEE MORNING: Cork & Bottle, Barnstaple, every Monday up to Christmas for Children’s Hospice South West, 9am-12noon, all proceeds to charity.

KNIT & MIX: Social knitting group, Barnstaple Library, 2-4pm.

AGM: Appledore Royal British Legion branch AGM, Appledore Social Club 7.30pm, branch secretary & treasurer urgently needed, more info 01237 424946, all welcome, please show support.

WOODLANDS WALK: With South Molton Striders, meet SM Square 10.30am, all welcome, info 01769 574179.

BINGO: Chittlehampton Village Hall, eyes down 7.30pm, poultry, meat & food prizes, cash liner, all welcome.


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 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.

ILFRACOMBE WALKERS: Meet 10am Landmark for walk to Lee, more info 01271 862342.

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

BIDEFORD CAMERA CLUB: The Stables, Kingsley School, 7pm, all welcome. More info

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

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

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

HUMAN FORM: Art exhibition inspired by the human body, until November 16, Tuesday to Saturday, the Loughrigg Gallery, South Molton, 10am-4pm.

MEMORY GROUP: Barnstaple Library, 10.30am-12noon, for people with memory loss and their carers, listen to stories and poems, friendly group, 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, info 07837 413989.

NORTHAM WALK: Part of Walking for Health programme, meet St Margaret’s Church, Northam Square, 10.30am, more info 01237 421528.

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.

HEARING SUPPORT GROUP: Age Concern Pop-in Centre, Broad Street, South Molton, 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.


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.

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.

COFFEE MORNING: With charity collections, every Wednesday, the Fox & Hounds, Fremington, 9am-12noon.

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.

MODERN JIVE: Dance classes, Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, beginners 8pm, intermediates 9.30, dancing until 11. No partner required, more info 07817 144292.

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.

ENJOY COOKING LESSONS: Wednesdays for four weeks. Small groups. Nana’s Kitchen, Combe Martin, variety of cuisines. Call 01271 883888 to book.

REJOICE THE VOICE: Choir rehearsal, Castle Centre, Barnstaple, 7.15-9pm, new singers welcome, info

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, more info Jane Elliott 07773 679559 or

HARPIST CONCERT: International Welsh soloist Elen Hydref, Bideford Music Club, Methodist Church hall, High Street, 7.30pm, tickets £12.50 (students free), available at door.