North Devon what’s on guide from 30/08/12 to 05/09/12.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 30

MODELS & HOBBIES EXHIBITION: Barnstaple Guildhall, runs until Saturday, 10am-4pm daily, adm free, donations to Devon Air Ambulance.

BINGO: Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 7.30pm.

OUTDOOR CONCERT: With Bideford Town Band, Westward Ho green 7.30pm, weather permitting, info 01237 475653 or www.bidefordtownband.co.uk.

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

OUTDOOR CONCERT: With Bideford Town Band, Bideford Quay 7.30pm, weather permitting, info 01237 475653 or www.bidefordtownband.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: Dancing at Ye Olde Globe, Berrynarbor, 7.30pm weather permitting.

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

FRIDAY, AUGUST 31

MODELS & HOBBIES EXHIBITION: Barnstaple Guildhall, runs until Saturday, 10am-4pm daily, adm free.

PIRATES: Children’s activities at Ilfracombe Museum, ‘Pirates, Salty Dogs & Sea Shanties’, 10am-12.30pm, £1.50 per child, accompanying adults free. Info 01271 863541.

SEA ILFRACOMBE FESTIVAL: Start of three day maritime themed festival of food, entertainment, activities & more. Full details at www.seailfracombe.co.uk

SUMMER SINGALONG: At the Lantern Centre, hosted by Holy Trinity/St Peter’s churches for all older people of the parish, 2.30-4.30pm. %0s & 60s music and song.

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.

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

BINGO: Ring O’ Bells, Landkey, for Landkey Parish Church funds, eyes down 7.30pm, all welcome.

BINGO: Yarnscombe Victory Hall, additional date, eyes down 7.45pm.

KINKY BOOTS: Pilton Cinema, at the Village Hall, 7.45pm, tickets £3, couples £5, free refreshments, info www.piltoncinema.org or 01271 378168.

CONCERT: South Molton Organ and Keyboard Club, Methodist Church Hall, North Street, 7.30pm, non members welcome, adm £4, info 01769 574677.

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.

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

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

JIVE DANCE NIGHT: Ex-services Club, St Georges Road, Barnstaple, non dancers welcome, 8pm-midnight. £5. Info 07817 144292.

ATLANTIC JIVE FREESTYLE: Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 8pm-12am, £5 at door, info 07875 201328.

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

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1

GRAND AUCTION: First event of week long West Buckland Festival, at Castle Hill, Filleigh. Charity auction with wide range of lots, supporting North Devon Hospice. Viewing from 6pm, start 7.30pm. More info and auction catalogue from www.westbucklandfestival.co.uk.

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

BINGO: + liner, back at Sweb Club, Victoria Road, Barnstaple, 7.30pm, for local charities.

SEA ILFRACOMBE FESTIVAL: Maritime themed festival of food, entertainment, activities & more. Full details at www.seailfracombe.co.uk

BARBECUE & JAZZ: Bucks Cross Village Hall, from 5pm, with Allan Lewis All Star Jazz Band, all welcome, tickets from 01237 431536.

MODELS & HOBBIES EXHIBITION: Barnstaple Guildhall, runs until Saturday, 10am-4pm daily, adm free.

ILFRACOMBE FARMERS MARKET: The Lantern centre, High Street, 10am-12.30pm. Local produce, crafts, refreshments, entertainment, adm free, info 01271 864621.

ADEN VETERANS’ ASSOCIATION: Barnstaple Group Monthly Meeting, Ex-Servicemen’s Club, St George’s Road, Barnstaple, 12 noon, info Dave Gilbody (01271) 377182 or Irene Chivers 815168. BINGO: Northam Leisure Centre, 1-2-3 lines every game, for the MS Society, eyes down 2.15pm, all welcome.

FILM AT LITTLEHAM: ‘The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’, Village Hall, 7.30pm, info 01237 420372.

FLOWER & CRAFT SHOW: Fremington Garden Club show, at the Parish Hall, classes include vegetables, flowers, pot plants, floral art, crafts, homecraft, etc. Show start 2pm. Schedules available from Ray Crook, 01271 371790.

CHARITY DANCE: Ex-services & Social Club, Barnstaple, for Devon Air Ambulance, 8pm to midnight, all welcome.

COFFEE MORNING: Chulmleigh Town Hall, from 9-11am. For Barnstaple Hospital league of Friends. Cakes & produce. Draw prizes greatly appreciated.

GALA WEEKEND: Tarka Valley Railway Group annual gala at Torrington Station (the puffing Billy), 10am-4.30pm, also Sunday.

HEALING: Instow Parish Hall, Quay Lane, 2-4pm, 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.

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.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 2

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 Evensong, all welcome.

ST MARYS AT WINGS: Informal, Friendly Family Service, The Wings Hall, Lower Meddon Street, Bideford, 11.15am.

REJOICE: All welcome to singing and rejoicing, Christ Church, Bear St, Barnstaple, 6.30-7.30pm.

SUMMER FETE: Barnstaple Homebase car park, 1-5pm, various stalls, games, hog roast, tombola, homemade cakes, face painting (1.30-3.30pm) and balloon modelling (2.30-5), stalls run by Homebase staff to raise money for Teenage Cancer Trust UK, please show your support.

SEA ILFRACOMBE FESTIVAL: Maritime themed festival of food, entertainment, activities & more. Full details at www.seailfracombe.co.uk

LOBSTER & CRAB FEAST: Clovelly Harbour, 10am-5pm, music, entertainment, crafts, food tasting, stalls & much more. Info from 01237 431781 or www.clovelly.co.uk.

HARTLAND FARMERS MARKET: The Parish Hall, 10am-1pm, 20 stalls of local produce & plants plus breakfasts and homemade cakes, grand market draw. Info 01237 441786.

GALA WEEKEND: Tarka Valley Railway Group annual gala at Torrington Station (the puffing Billy), 10am-4.30pm.

THE LIGHTHOUSE: Castle Rooms, Castle St, Barnstaple, 7pm. Crystal healing, entry £1, refreshments, all welcome.

RAMBLERS WALK: Meet Simonsbath Ashcombe CP, 10.30am, Old mines of Exmoor, 10 miles, info 01271 376274 or 863727.

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.

CAR BOOT SALE: South Molton Pannier Market, sellers 9.30am, buyers 10am, pitches £6, no need to book. Under cover with refreshments/WCs. For SM Pre-school. Info 01769 572002.

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

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 3

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

BIRDS OF PREY: West Buckland Festival event, learn to work with and fly birds of prey, 11am-4pm. Meet village square 10.45am. Info/booking from www.westbucklandfestival.co.uk or call 01598 760426.

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

SOUTH MOLTON STRIDERS: Easy walk, meet SM Square 10.30am, info 01769 574827.

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, SEPTEMBER 4

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.

THE NIGHT SKY: West Buckland Festival ‘masterclass’ illustrated talk with Andrew Watkinson-Trim, what to look for in the September sky, 7.30-9pm, West Buckland School. Part two on Wednesday. Info/booking from www.westbucklandfestival.co.uk or call 01598 760426.

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

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.

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, SEPTEMBER 5

CASH BINGO: Appledore Hall. All cash prizes, running jackpot game, 7.15pm.

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

CHARITY BINGO: Royal Exchange, Bple, 7.30pm.

THE NIGHT SKY: From West Buckland School observatory, with astronomer Andrew Watkinson-Trim, 10pm to midnight. Info/booking from www.westbucklandfestival.co.uk or call 01598 760426.

CONCERT: Emmanuel Church, Ilfracombe, with Bideford Town Band, 8.15pm, all welcome.

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

RAMBLERS WALK: Meet Pier House, Westward Ho 5pm, Greencliffe to Kipling Tors, 4.5 miles, info 01271 376274 or 863727.

EXMOOR BORDER MORRIS: Dancing at the Ship Aground, Mortehoe, from 7.30pm.

TABLE TENNIS: Practice/knock up sessions, Instow Village Hall, 7.30pm, just drop in, or call 01769 572162 or 01271 373379 for info.

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.

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.