THURSDAY, MAY 19BINGO: Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 7.30pm, all welcome. LUNCH CLUB: The Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 12.30-2.30pm, every week, info 01237 478734. DUPLICATE BRIDGE: Every Thursday, Holy Trinity Church Hall, 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. TARKA VALLEY RAILWAY: Volunteers meet every Thursday at Torrington Station, aka The Puffing Billy, for restoration & track laying, new members welcome, info 07881 905260. 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. BAND REHEARSAL: Bideford Town Band, weekly at the Band room, Victoria Park, 7.45pm Senior Band. More info 01237 475653. BARNSTAPLE CAMERA CLUB: Summer walks programme starts May 5, 6pm, see www.barnstaplecameraclub.co.uk for details. NORTHAM MENS FORUM: Weekly, Northam Methodist Church Hall, talks from various speakers, 10.15am-12noon, more info 01237 476201. SEE HEAR ON WHEELS: Help & advice from mobile unit for those with sight/hearing loss, Winkleigh Square 10am-12noon; South Molton lorry park 2-4pm. BINGO: Bideford Liberal Club, nr top of High Street, cash bingo £1,000 pay out, eyes down 7.15pm. 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. AGM: Breathe Easy North Devon, 7-9pm, Marlborough Court, Park Lane, Bideford, all welcome, info 01237 474725. FAMILY QUIZ NIGHT: The Fox, Fremington, 7.15pm. SUPPORT GROUP: For those with hearing loss, the Ilfracombe Centre 10.30am. FASHION SHOW: M & Co, Bideford, 7 for 7.30pm, for the David Rundle Trust (Help for Rwanda).FRIDAY, MAY 20QUIZ NIGHT: Appledore Community and Sports Assn, teams up to six, £1 per person, cash prizes and snowball draw, 8pm. BOWLS: Appledore Short Mat Bowling Club, weekly at Appledore Community Hall, 2pm. LUNCH CLUB: Happy Café, Westward Ho!, £4.50 for two set courses, served from 1-2pm, booking essential on 07773 679559. BINGO: Sticklepath School, Barnstaple, 7.30pm, jackpot, liners & meat prizes, for local charities, all welcome. TORRIDGE TABLE TENNIS CLUB: Bideford Youth Centre, 2.30-4.30pm, new members welcome, info 01237 477932. OUT AND ABOUT: Community minibus trips for the Torridge area, to join in call Karl on 01271 549680. LIVE MUSIC: Weekly, The Champ, Appledore, 9pm. PATCHWORK: Quilting group for over 50s, Bideford, 9.30am-12.30pm, call 07539 991838 for details. ZAMBA: Live music at the Red Barn, Woolacombe, from 9pm approx. COFFEE MORNING: Barnstaple Parish Church, 10am-12noon. CHARITY CONCERT: Barnstaple Jubilee Singers, for Christian Aid, St John the Baptist Church, Newport, 7.30pm, £5 at door inc refreshments. CONCERT: Barnstaple Ladies Choir, Holy Trinity Church, Westward Ho! 7pm, retiring collection, refreshments in hall after.BARNSTAPLE LADIES CHOIR: Westward Ho! church, 7pm.SATURDAY, MAY 21BINGO: Barton Road Community Centre, Whiddon Valley, Barnstaple, 7.30pm, for local charities. CLAIRVOYANCE: Barnstaple Christian Spiritualist Church, Higher Church Street, 7.30pm. 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. CLAIRVOYANCE: Bideford Centre of Light, Hart Street, 6.30pm. 5.15: Live music at The Joiners Arms, Bideford, 9.30pm. CAR BOOT SALE: Landkey showground, 1-4pm, info 07802 176993. RAMBLERS WALK: Meet Bple Bus Stn Stand K No 309 10.10am, Easy walk from Lynton, 4 miles info 01271 376274/07720203737. DEVON FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY: (North Devon Branch) Meeting, Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 2-4pm, info on 01237 451527 or 472883. BINGO: 1-2-3 lines every game, Northam Hall (former scout hall), for North Devon Hospice, eyes down 2.15pm, all welcome. QUILLING WORKSHOP: Friendly craft workshop, try your hand at quilling to make greetings cards to take home, Barnstaple Library, 1.30-3.30pm, booking essential on 01271 318782. SHAMMICK MARKET: Combe Martin Village Hall 9.30am-12noon.BIG BREAKFAST: Bishops Tawton Village Hall, for Christian Aid, 9am-12pm. CEILIDH: The Oggle Band at Barnstaplr Rugby Club, 8pm. £7.50, bring and share supper. Tickets: 07917 262679 MAY FAIR: Buck Cross Village Hall, 2pm, stalls, refreshments and raffle. ART & CRAFT SALE: The Space, Emmanuel Church, Ilfracombe. 10am-4pm. 07971 176044 for information.SUNDAY, MAY 22QUIZ NIGHT: For North Devon Cancer Care, Laceys Ale & Cider House, Mill Street, Bideford, 8pm. BIDEFORD SALVATION ARMY: Bideford Baptist Church, every Sunday 3-4pm, all welcome. DIVINE SERVICE: Barnstaple Christian Spiritualist Church, Higher Church Street, 6.30pm. TABLETOP SALE: The Big Sheep for Bideford Sea Cadets, 10am-3pm. BIDEFORD SERVICES: St Marys Parish Church, 8am Holy Communion; 10am Five Parish Communion; 7pm Word & Worship. BRAUNTON SERVICES: 8.30am Said Eucharist, St Annes, Saunton, 9.45am Parish Eucharist St Brannocks Church. BINGO & QUIZ NIGHT: First In, Last Out, Clovelly Road, Bideford. Eyes down 4pm, quiz night with jackpot 8pm, all welcome. DIVINE SERVICE: Bideford Centre of Light, Hart Street, 6.30pm. OPEN MIC/QUIZ: Open mic from 3-6pm; Quiz Night 9pm, snowball £167, The Joiners Arms, and Bideford. CAR BOOT SALE: Pottington, 1-4pm, info 07802 176993. BARNSTAPLE QUAKER MEETING: Pilton Bluecoats Academy, Abbey Road, weekly, 10.30am. CAR BOOT SALE: Torrington Commons, 8am, sellers 7.30am, for the Commons Conservators, now weekly until end September. RAMBLERS WALK: Meet Chagford VH CP, 11am, River Teign Valley to Fingle Bridge, 10 miles info 01271 376274/07720203737.CAR BOOT SALE: Studio Theatre, Ilfracombe. Contact Mike 01271 879705.MONDAY, MAY 23APPLEDORE SINGERS: Appledore Baptist Church, all ladies welcome, 7.15-9pm, more info 01237 420652. WAR GAMING CLUB: Weekly at St Johns Hall, Barnstaple Tesco (Rose Lane), from 7pm, and multiple systems supported inc War hammer, X-Wing & Infinity. WHIST DRIVE: Weekly, Griggs Close, Northam, new players very welcome, £1 to include tea, raffle and laughter. BAND REHEARSAL: Bideford Town Band, weekly at the Band room, Victoria Park, 6.30pm beginners and Training Band; 7.45pm Senior Band. More info 01237 475653. APPLEDORE ART GROUP: Friendly group meets 10am weekly, Appledore Community Hall, attendance £2 inc refreshment, all very welcome, more info 01237 425541. BRAUNTON CAMERA CLUB: Weekly, The Fortescue House Club, Wrafton Road, Braunton, 7.30-10pm, call 01271 379940 or visit www.quillstring.co.uk/bcc TUESDAY, MAY 24HAPPY HOUR TUESDAY: Weekly fellowship meeting at Barnstaple Salvation Army hall, Oakleigh Road, 2-3.30pm. 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. 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. BRIDGE GROUP: Fremington Parish Hall, 2-4.30pm, every Tuesday, all welcome, call 01271 345520 for more info. BEGINNERS BRIDGE: Bishops Tawton Village Hall, every Tuesday, 2-4pm, info 01271 343394. FUN QUIZ: The Chill Bar, Ilfracombe, 9pm, plus raffle, proceeds to Ilfracombe play park equipment. BAND REHEARSAL: Bideford Town Band, weekly at the Band room, Victoria Park, 6.30pm beginners and Training Band. More info 01237 475653. HEALING: Bideford Centre of Light, Hart Street, by SNU trained healers, 10-11.45am, all welcome. BIDEFORD CAMERA CLUB: Chubb Churchill Community Centre, East-the-Water, 7pm, all welcome, see www.bidefordcameraclub.co.uk for programme. ILFRACOMBE WALKERS: Meet 9am Lidl car park for car share to Clovelly, info 01271 862342. FOLK OPEN MIC: The Champ, Appledore, 7.30pm. BOWLING: Free indoor coaching, Kingsley Bowling Club, Westward Ho!, weekly, info 01237 472507. QUIZ A CHRISTIAN: Appledore Baptist Church, 7.30pm, come along with any questions for an informal chat over coffee and cake, all welcome. CHUNKYS TUESDAY BINGO: Marlborough Court, Bideford (behind Morrisons), eyes down 7.15pm, all cash fliers, for the new kidney unit at Roundswell. COUNTRY MUSIC CLUB: Martin Jaye at Braddicks Pier House, Westward Ho! 8.15pm-11pm. BINGO: Ex-services & Social Club, St Georges Road, Barnstaple, 8pm, members & signed in guests. LIFT OFF: For ladies of all ages, Westward Ho! Baptist Church, every Tues except first of month, 2.30pm, a warm welcome and interesting speakers, info 01237 425471. COFFEE MORNING: Barnstaple Parish Church, 10am-12noon. RAMBLERS WALK Meet: Bple Bus Stn Stand L No.303 1.50pm, Linear Walk. Tutshill-Pilton, 3.5 miles info 01271 376274/07720203737. 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. TORRINGTON WALK: Meet Puffing Billy 10.30am, part of Walking for Health, all welcome, info 01237 421528. NEW ORLEANS JAZZ: The Fox, Fremington, 7.30pm.WEDNESDAY, MAY 25CASH 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. BIDEFORD HEALING GROUP: Every Wednesday, at the Sea Cadets Hall, Victoria Park, 10am-12noon, all very welcome. REJOICE THE VOICE: Choir rehearsal, Trinity Church, Barnstaple, 7.15-9pm, new singers welcome, info www.rejoicethevoice.org BARNSTAPLE JUBILEE SINGERS: Now recruiting, join us 7.30-9pm, call Marilyn on 01271 830869 or Monte 325780. ARTS & CRAFTS: Drop in session at Happy Café, Westward Ho! 10am-1pm, free, call 07773 679559. BIDEFORD FOLK DANCE CLUB: Northam Hall, 7.30pm, info 01237 423554. BIDEFORD PHOENIX MORRIS: Come along and have a go, the Baptist Church, Mill Street, potential dancers or musicians welcome, more info 01237 473798. BLUES OPEN MIC: The Champ, Appledore, 9pm. BALLROOM & LATIN: Beginners sessions, Chittlehamholt Parish Hall, 6.30pm, info 01769 550899. QUIZ A CHRISTIAN: Appledore Baptist Church, 3pm, come along with any questions for an informal chat over coffee and cake, all welcome. RAMBLERS WALK: Meet Pollyfield Centre CP East the Water, 10.30am, Pollyfield-Ashridge, 9 miles info 01271 376274/07720203737. BIDEFORD PROBUS CLUB: The Royal Hotel, East-the-Water, 10.15am, info 01237 473337. PROPERTY AUCTION: For Seafield House, Westward Ho! 3pm. INSTOW WALK: Meet Sandhills car park entrance 11am, Walking for Health, all welcome, info 01237 421528. SEE HEAR ON WHEELS: Help & advice from mobile unit for those with sight/hearing loss, Chittlehampton Village Hall 10-11.30am; Tesco East-the-Water 1-2.30pm; Landkey behind Castle Inn 3-4pm.BARNSTAPLE KEYBOARD CLUB: Methodist church hall, Sticklepath, 7.30pm.