Wednesday, January 23 - Abbotsham Toddler Group, Abbotsham Village Hall, 1-3pm Term time only Wednesday, January 23 - Appledore Pirates Cash Bingo, Appledore Village Hall. Eyes down 7.30pm Wednesday, January 23 - Afrobics Class, Clovelly Parish Hall, Wrin

Wednesday, January 23 - Abbotsham Toddler Group, Abbotsham Village Hall, 1-3pm Term time onlyWednesday, January 23 - Appledore Pirates Cash Bingo, Appledore Village Hall. Eyes down 7.30pmWednesday, January 23 - Afrobics Class, Clovelly Parish Hall, Wrinkleberry, Higher Clovelly, 10.30-11.30am. More info on (01237) 441385Wednesday, January 23 - Christians Together Bideford Week of Prayer begins: Today, Bideford Methodist Church, 12noonThursday, January 24 - Week of Prayer: St Margaret's Church, Northam, 7.30pmThursday, January 24 - Coffee 'n' Chat, Combe Martin Baptist Church Hall, 10am-noonThursday, January 24 - Taw & Torridge Stamp Club meeting, Castle Hall, Castle St, Barnstaple, "Some More Gems" with Philip Milton, 7.30pm, info (01271) 813940Thursday, January 24 - ND Humanists meeting, Inn-on-the-Square, Barnstaple, 7.30pm, details from Ros on (01237) 431094Thursday, January 24 - Modern Sequence Dance, Kingsley Hall, Youngaton Rd, Westward Ho, 7.30-10pmThursday, January 24 - Barnstaple Floral Art Club, St Paul's Church, Sticklepath, 7pm, Miss Jenny Dellow demonstratingThursday, January 24 - Square Dancing, Heanton Parish Hall (behind Williams Arms) new dancers always welcome, 8-10pmThursday, January 24 - Bingo in aid of North Devon Intensive Care, Northam Leisure Centre. Eyes down 7.15pmThursday, January 24 - Ilfracombe Red Petticoats Clog Dance Group, Trinity Church Hall, Ilfracombe, 7.30-9.30pm. New Members welcome. Telephone (01271) 342351 for detailsThursday, January 24 - Bideford Folk Club, Joiners' Arms, Market Place, Bideford, 8pm. Info on (01237) 470792Thursday, January 24 - Barnstaple Rock & Roll Club with Free Dance Tuition, Cedars Hotel, 7.30pm until late. More info on 07899 701498Thursday, January 24 - Afro Samba Dance Class, Holsworthy Community School Hall, Victoria Hill, Holsworthy, 7-8.30pm. More info on (01237) 441385Thursday, January 24 - Tarka Toddlers' Group, Bethel Church, East the Water, 9.30-11.45am. More info on (01237) 474825. During term timeThursday, January 24 - Bingo, Blue Lights Parish Hall, Vernons Lane, Appledore. Eyes down 2pmThursday, January 24 - Barnstaple Camera Club, a WCPF print show of work from photographers across the region, Grosvenor Church Hall, Eastern Avenue, Barnstaple, 7.30pm, all welcomeThursday, January 24 - Northam & District Men's Forum Meeting with The Silk Road Part One, Beth & Bryan Cooke/Ray Wickings, Northam Methodist Church Assembly Hall,11am. Coffee available from 10.15amThursday, January 24 - Silver Spurs square dance, Tesco Community Hall, 8-10pm, details Peter Johnson (01271) 870254Thursday, January 24 - Parkham Baby & Toddler group, Allardice Hall, Parkham, 9.30-11.30am, excellent facilities, plenty of activities, great fun, mums/dads/grannies/grandads all welcome, term time onlyFriday, January 25 - Civil Service Retirement Fellowship coffee morning, Barnstaple Library, raffle, trips organised, all welcome, 10.30amFriday, January 25 - TSH Qualifying Whist Drive at Filleigh, 8pm Friday, January 25 - 55 Jive Rock 'n' Roll Club, The Robin's Nest, Bideford Football Club, 7.45-11.15pm. Free Tuition Available. More info on (01271) 816352Friday, January 25 - Meditation class, Barnstaple Library, Tuly Street, Buddhist meditations & teachings, discussion & tea, 4-5.30pm, more info (01392) 490058 or www.meditationinexeter.orgFriday, January 25 - Barnstaple to Meeth Railway, illustrated talk with Mike Samson, Puffing Billy Restaurant, Torrington, 7.30pm, all welcome, sponsored by Bideford Heritage Railway CentreFriday, January 25 - Week of Prayer, Bideford Baptist Church, 12noonFriday and Saturday January 25 & 26 - Robinson Crusoe by the Bright Stars Theatre Group, Methodist Church Hall, Northam, nightly 7pm, Saturday 3pm matinee, bookings (01237) 408226Saturday, January 26 - Week of Prayer, Lavington URC, 10.30am (coffee) for 11Saturday, January 26 - Modern Sequence Dance, St John's Hall, South St, Newport, Barnstaple, 7.30-10.15pmSaturday, January 26 - Coffee morning, 10.30am, Northam Leisure Centre, for Northam Twinning Association, followed by...Saturday, January 26 - Bingo, 2pm, Northam Leisure CentreSaturday, January 26 - Devonshire & Dorset Regimental Association, Torridge Branch meeting, Liberal Club, High St, Bideford, 12.30pm, all welcomeSaturday, January 26 - Quiz Night, Swimbridge Twinning Association, Village (Jubilee) Hall, teams up to six members, refreshments, prizes plus draw, 7.30pmSaturday, January 26 - Bingo, 1-2-3 Lines Every Game, Kingsley Hall, Westward Ho! Eyes down 7.15pmSaturday, January 26 - Tatting - Knotted Lace Craft Group, High Bickington, 10.30am-3.30pm. Bring Packed Lunch. More info on (01769) 560805Saturday, January 26 - Winkleigh Singers, Rachmaninov Vespers, South Molton Parish Church, 7.30pmSaturday, January 26 - Stalls and hot lunches, Bideford Methodist Church, 12 noon-1pm (last orders,) all welcomeSaturday, January 26 - Craft and table top sale, Black Torrington Village Hall, 10am-12 noonSaturday, January 26 - Meeting for bible teaching and fellowship, Bethel Church, Appledore, guest speaker, refreshments, book stall, all welcome, 7-8.15pm, info (01237) 474466Saturday, January 26 - Opening of Torridge Schools Exhibition, Burton Art Gallery, Bideford, runs until Feb 24, free adm, opening hours tel (01237) 471455Saturday, January 26 - Wine and Wisdom evening with Buckland Brewer Under Fives, Buckland Brewer Village Hall, teams of six, £4 pp, 7pm for 7.30, to enter call (01237) 451980Saturday, January 26 - Whist Drive, East Down Village Hall, (for St Thomas' Church, Kentisbury,) 8pmSaturday, January 26 - Race Night followed by karaoke, (dogs not horses!) Ring O'Bells, Landkey, races underway 8pm, karaoke 10pm, for Landkey AFCSaturday, January 26 - An Evening of Music, classical, songs from the shows, popular songs and flautist, Appledore Baptist Church, for Smiles Foundation and Sally's trip to Romania, adm free but retiring collection, 7pmSaturday, January 26 - Bishop of Crediton on panel of Viewpoint, Witheridge Parish Hall for questions from the audience, 7.30pm, light refreshments, all welcomeSaturday, January 26 - Soup and sweet, Landkey Village Hall, £3 on door, in aid of Landkey Methodist Church, 12-1.30pm, all welcomeSaturday, January 26 - Huge clearance sale, Hidden Valley, Braunton - furniture, bar items, farm tools, toys household items and general jumble, 9.30am-2.30pm, more info (01271) 813837Saturday, January 26 - Hilarious God, a talk with Jill Boyton hosted by Encounter a Bideford Christian Womens' group, Wings Hall, Lower Meddon St, Bideford, 9.30am, all women welcome, info (01237) 471223Saturday, January 26 - Barn Dance and supper with ceilidh band, West Down Village Hall, 7.30pm, details (01271) 866396Sunday, January 27 - TIGA Club (Trust in God Always) for children & young people, prayer and projects, St Brannock's Rooms, Braunton, 9.45amSunday, January 27 - Antiques Fair, Cedars Hotel, Barnstaple, 10am-4pm, admission freeSunday, January 27 - United service, Appledore Methodist Church conducted by Appledore churches, preacher Reverend Ian Handcombe, 6.30pmMonday, January 28 - Braunton Camera Club Meeting with, St Brannocks Church Rooms, Georgeham Cross, Braunton, 7.30pm. More info on (01271) 378013, 812342, 379940 Monday, January 28 - Bingo in aid of Bideford Football Club, Robin's Nest Social Club, Bideford. Eyes down 7.30pmMonday, January 28 - Appledore Singers Ladies' Choir Practice Evening, Appledore School, 7.30pm. Info on (01237) 477293. New members welcomeMonday, January 28 - Modern Jive dance classes, Barnstaple Ex-services and Social Club, St Georges Road, beginners/improvers 8-10pm, call 07817 144292 for infoMonday, January 28 - Afro Samba Dance Class, Methodist Church Hall, Rhododendron Avenue, Sticklepath, Barnstaple, 7-8.30pm. More info on (01237) 441385Monday, January 28 - Bingo, Fremington Parish Hall, eyes down 7.30pmTuesday, January 29 - Winkleigh Morris Dance group, Community Centre, Winkleigh, new dancers welcome, more info (01363) 877216Tuesday, January 29 - Coffee Morning, Lavington Church, Bideford, 10am-1.30pmTuesday, January 29 - CAMEO (Come and Meet Each Other) Club, Baptist Church, Bideford, 2-3.30pmTuesday, January 29 - Coffee & Friendship at The Village Well, Community Room, Sticklepath School, Crosslands, 9.30am-11.30am. More info on (01271) 349861 or at www.roundswell.co.ukTuesday, January 29 - ND Ramblers' Association walk, Woolacombe Down & optional pub lunch, meet small car park, end Tarka Trail-Willingcott CP, seven miles, 10.30am, info (01769) 520421, all welcomeTuesday, January 29 - Bideford Camera Club, Community Rooms, The Pill (Opposite Burton Art Gallery) 7.15pm for 7.30pm start. Info on (01237) 423242Tuesday, January 29 - Line Dancing, Bucks Cross Village Hall, 2-4pm. £3 per person. Info on (01237) 431151Tuesday, January 29 - Winkleigh Morris Dance group, Community Centre, Winkleigh, new dancers welcome, more info (01363) 877216Wednesday, January 30 - Abbotsham Toddler Group, Abbotsham Village Hall, 1-3pm Term time onlyWednesday, January 30 - Appledore Pirates Cash Bingo, Appledore Village Hall. Eyes down 7.30pmWednesday, January 30 - Afrobics Class, Clovelly Parish Hall, Wrinkleberry, Higher Clovelly, 10.30-11.30am. More info on (01237) 441385Wednesday, January 30 - Royal Air Forces Association Monthly Meeting, Ex-Servicemen's Club, St George's Road, Barnstaple, 7.30 for 8pmThursday, January 31 - Coffee 'n' Chat, Combe Martin Baptist Church Hall, 10am-noonThursday, January 31 - TSH Qualifying Whist Drive, Oakford, 8pmThursday, January 31 - Modern Sequence Dance, Kingsley Hall, Youngaton Rd, Westward Ho, 7.30-10pmThursday, January 31 - Square Dancing, Heanton Parish Hall (behind Williams Arms) new dancers always welcome, 8-10pmThursday, January 31 - Bingo in aid of North Devon Intensive Care, Northam Leisure Centre. Eyes down 7.15pmThursday, January 31 - Ilfracombe Red Petticoats Clog Dance Group, Trinity Church Hall, Ilfracombe, 7.30-9.30pm. New Members welcome. Telephone (01271) 342351 for detailsThursday, January 31 - Bideford Folk Club, Joiners' Arms, Market Place, Bideford, 8pm. Info on (01237) 470792Thursday, January 31 - Barnstaple Rock & Roll Club with Free Dance Tuition, Cedars Hotel, 7.30pm until late. More info on 07899 701498Thursday, January 31 - Afro Samba Dance Class, Holsworthy Community School Hall, Victoria Hill, Holsworthy, 7-8.30pm. More info on (01237) 441385Thursday, January 31 - Tarka Toddlers' Group, Bethel Church, East the Water, 9.30-11.45am. More info on (01237) 474825. During term timeThursday, January 31 - Bingo, Blue Lights Parish Hall, Vernons Lane, Appledore. Eyes down 2pmThursday, January 31 - Barnstaple Camera Club, a print & slide competition of members' work judged by David Daggar, Grosvenor Church Hall, Eastern Avenue, Barnstaple, 7.30pm, all welcomeThursday, January 31 - Northam & District Men's Forum Meeting with Toyota Sales and Service, Dan Tregaskis, Northam Methodist Church Assembly Hall, 11am. Coffee available from 10.15amThursday, January 31 - Silver Spurs square dance, Tesco Community Hall, 8-10pm, details Peter Johnson (01271) 870254Friday & Saturday, February 1/2 - A Mellow Drama and The Coffee Stall with Witheridge and District Drama Group, Witheridge Parish Hall, 7.30pm, tickets on door or at newsagents and Post OfficeSaturday, February 2 - Special programme for pensioners and disabled, including A Mellow Drama, Witheridge Drama Group, Parish Hall, tickets in advance only from (01884) 860010Saturday, February 2 - Coffee morning, Chulmleigh Town hall, in aid of Royal national Institute for the Blind, 9amSaturday, February 2 - TSH Qualifying Whist drive, Pavilion, Leigh Road, Chulmleigh, 8pmSaturday, February 2 - North Devon Sinfonia perform Mussorgsky, Sibelius and Brahms, Grenville College, Bideford, 7.30pm, info www.northdevonsinfonia.org.ukSaturday, February 2 - Bill Clarke, Apple Acre Farm, exhbition opening at Burton Art Gallery, Bideford, runs until March 2, free adm, opening hours tel (01237) 471455Saturday, February 2 - Jumble Sale, Ex-services & Social Club, St Georges Road, Barnstaple, proceeds to NSPCC Childline, 2pmSunday, February 3 - ND Ramblers' Association walk, Bittadon, West Stowford, meet East Stowford Barton Caravan Park, 7.5 miles, 11am, info (01769) 520421, all welcomeSunday, February 3 - ROSPA Safe Drivers, free driving assessment, Barnstaple, call (01271) 861533 for detailsMonday, February 4 - Appledore Shipbuilders Horticultural Society AGM, British Legion Hall, Appledore, 7.30pm, all welcomeWednesday, February 6 - Beginners Salsa Dance Class, Royal Oak pub, The Square, Dolton, nr Winkleigh, all welcome, no partner required, 8-9.30pm, more info (01805) 804578Thursday, February 7 - TSH Qualifying Whist drive (Stoodleigh) at OakfordThursday, February 7 - Taw & Torridge Stamp Club meeting, Castle Hall, Castle St, Barnstaple, WETS Roadshow plus mini auction, 7.30pm, info (01271) 813940Thursday, February 7 - Fremington Evening WI coffee morning, Parish Hall, Fremington, 9.30-11.30amFriday, February 8 - Civil Service Retirement Fellowship coffee morning, Griggs Close, Northam, raffle, day trips, 10.30am, all welcomeSaturday, February 9 - Bingo for North Devon Intensive Care, Northam Leisure Centre, eyes down 2.15pmWednesday, February 13 - Civil Service Pensioners Alliance meeting, Barnstaple Library, please show your support, 2pm, all welcomeWednesday, February 13 - TSH Qualifying Whist drive (Calverleigh) at WithleighWednesday, February 13 - ND Ramblers' Association walk, Tarka Trail, Monkleigh, Frithelstock, meet Watergate Bridge car park, eight miles, 10.30am, info (01769) 520421, all welcomeThursday, February 14 - PC David Seymour and Cllr John Mathews, joint surgery for Newport area residents, the Lounge Conservatory, Water Lane Estate, 10-11.30amFriday, February 15 - Devonshire Association Bideford Branch meeting, Burton Art Gallery, Kingsley Road, Bideford, talk by Dr Kit Mayers: Stephen Borough - Tudor Explorer and local hero, 2pm, info (01805) 622343Saturday, February 16 - TSH Qualifying Whist drive at Roseash, 8pmSunday, February 17 - ND Ramblers' Association walk, Exton/Bridgetown/South Hill, meet Winsford Village car park, 8.5 miles, 10.30am, info (01769) 520421, all welcomeTuesday, February 19 - Civil Service Retirement Fellowship coffee morning, Braunton Parish Hall, raffle, day trips, 10m, all welcomeTuesday, February 19 - Aspects of Experimental Archaeology with Prof Bruce Bradley, ND Archaeological Society, Pilton Community College, 7.30pm, all welcomeThursday, February 21 - TSH Qualifying Whist drive (Georgenympton) at OxhamThursday, February 21 - Taw & Torridge Stamp Club meeting, Castle Hall, Castle St, Barnstaple, Belgium - Barry Horne, 7.30pm, info (01271) 813940Saturday, February 23 - TSH Qualifying Whist drive at Shillingford, 8pmSaturday, February 23 - History Drop-in Day with Westward Ho Community History Project, Pathfinder@Westward Ho, 11am-3pmSunday, February 24 - Antiques Fair, Cedars Hotel, Barnstaple, 10am-4pm, admission free, contributions to RNLITuesday, February 26 - Barnstaple Organ & Keyboard Club concert with Sarah Foley from Kingsteignton, 8pm, Roundswell Community Centre, Gratton Way, BarnstapleWednesday, February 27 - Barnstaple Branch of Royal British Legion committee meeting, Ex-servicemens' Club, St George's Road, Barnstaple, 7.30pm, all members welcomeThursday, February 28 - TSH Qualifying Whist drive at BishopsnymptonThursday, February 28 - ND Ramblers' Association walk, Hartford, River Haddeo, meet Haddon Hill car park, seven miles, could be muddy! 10.30am, info (01769) 520421, all welcomeFriday, February 29 - Civil Service Retirement Fellowship coffee morning, Barnstaple Library, raffle, day trips, 10.30am, all welcomeThursday, March 6 - TSH Qualifying Whist drive (Witheridge) at Thelbridge Thursday, March 20 - TSH Final Whist drive at Kingsnympton