THURSDAY, JULY 4SQUARE PICTURE SHOW: North Devon Arts summer exhibition, Broomhill Arts Hotel, runs until Aug 24, call 01271 850262 to confirm opening times. MODERN MASTERS IN PRINT: Burton Art Gallery, Kingsley Road, Bideford, exhibition of prints by Matisse, Picasso, Dali & Warhol. Gallery open 10am-4pm Mon-Sat, 11am-4pm Sun. Runs until July 15. Info 01237 471455. Plus Sarah Young Prints exhibition, in the Craft Gallery, runs until July 27. ART EXHIBITION: Trelawney Garden Centre, Ashford, displays in the craft centre of work by artists who attend the Wednesday watercolour classes, runs until July 20. 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. BEGINNERS LINE DANCING: Ex-services & Social Club, St Georges Rd, Barnstaple, 6.45-7.45pm, £3, all welcome. 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. TAP DANCING: Steps Ahead, Abbotsham Village Hall, 7-8pm, info 07906 930955. CLOG DANCING: Ilfracombe Red Petticoats, ladies clog dancing team now looking for new members, weekly practice 7.30pm, no experience necessary, info 07733 476868. 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, £1.50, to book or for info, call 01271 859334. AIKIDO CLUB: Bucks Cross Village Hall, 7-9pm 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 email@example.com for more information. BINGO: Blue Lights Parish Hall, Vernons Lane, Appledore. Eyes down 2pm. SEE HEAR ON WHEELS: Drop in sessions for people with sight or hearing loss. Equipment, information & advice at mobile sensory unit 10am-12noon The Pavilion, Northgate, Hartland; 2-4pm The Pill Car Park, Bideford. DISH OF THE DAY: Happy Café, Golf Links Road, Westward Ho, 12.30-2pm, £3, no booking required. WESTWARD HO WI: Meeting, 2pm, the Old Schoolroom, Kingsley Hall, Westward Ho. TREE TRAIL: Part of Torrington Commons Week, walk to view variety of British trees, 6.30pm, meet Old Bowling Green, organised by Great Torrington Commons Conservators. Info 01805 624176. OUTDOOR CONCERT: With Bideford Town Band, Westward Ho green 7.30pm, weather permitting, info 01237 475653 or visit www.bidefordtownband.co.uk. HEASLEY MILL WALK: With South Molton Striders, meet SM Square 10am to car share, two hours, info 01769 573258.FRIDAY, JULY 5 BIG SUMMER CONCERT: A Night at the Musicals with Barnstaple Hospital Choir at Christ Church, Bear Street, 7.30pm with Panache plus Orchard Vale School Choir, also Saturday, tickets from Lisa Roberts Hair Salon (Bear St) or 07582 954769. BINGO: Sticklepath School, Barnstaple, eyes down 7.30pm, for school and pre-school funds plus local good causes, all welcome. 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, 8.30pm. WHIST DRIVE: Royal Hotel, Market\/Bude Street, Appledore, all welcome, 2.30pm. FRIDAY AFTERNOON SOCIAL: Whiddon Valley Community Centre, Barton Rd, Barnstaple, various activities inc new age curling 1-3pm, £1, drop in for tea and coffee, call 01271 372396 for info. HAPPY CAFÉ: Friday Lunch Club, Golf links Road, Westward Ho, 1pm, three courses for £5, booking essential on 07773 679559. Café usual opening times Thursdays and Fridays 10.30am-2.30pm for drinks, light snacks & cakes. Takeaway available. FREMINGTON SINGERS: Meet weekly at Fremington Methodist Church, Old School Lane, 7.30-9.30pm, £4, info 01271 268094. 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. TAI CHI: Classes, Instow Parish Hall, weekly 6.30-7.30pm, info 01271 867236. FUN BOULES COMPETITION: Old Bowling Green, Torrington Commons, part of Commons Week, 6.30pm, 50p entry, winner takes all, info 01805 624183. FOODBANK COLLECTION: For Northern Devon Foodbank at all five North Devon Tesco stores, also on Saturday.SATURDAY, JULY 6BIG SUMMER CONCERT: A Night at the Musicals with Barnstaple Hospital Choir at Christ Church, Bear Street, 7.30pm with Panache & Orchard Vale School Choir, tickets from Lisa Roberts Hair Salon (Bear St) or 07582 954769. GARDEN TRAIL: Organised by Fremington Friends for Childrens Hospice SW, 13 gardens to explore in Fremington, Yelland and Bickington, programmes & maps available from St peters Church hall, Fremington, 10am-4pm, accompanied children free, hospice Narnia Garden also open 1.30-4pm, plus refreshments, lunches, cakes, stalls, plants, tombola & more. Info 01271 374674\/344610. JUMBLE SALE: Bishops Tawton Village Hall, from 2pm, for the Chemo Appeal, books, toys, jumble, bric-a-brac, donated items welcome, call 07808 669212 or 01271 372127, can collect. PUB QUIZ: Bideford Angling Club, Honestone Street, 8pm, teams of two to five, cash prizes & raffle. JUMBLE SALE: Northam Hall (former scout hall), from 2-3pm, for Northam Twinning Association, all welcome. FOODBANK COLLECTION: At North Devon Tesco stores. COFFEE POT SHOP: For over 55s, at the Conservatory, Sanctuary Housing, Water Lane Close, Newport, Barnstaple, 10.30am, refreshments from 50p. CAR BOOT SALE: Bideford Football Club, every Saturday, 8am, free parking, WCs and food. BINGO: Barton Road Community Centre, Whiddon Valley, Barnstaple, 7.30pm, for local charities. BINGO: Northam Leisure Centre, 1-2-3 lines every game, for the Chemo Appeal, eyes down 2.15pm, all welcome. BIOSPHERE DOME: On the Old Bowling Green at Torrington Common as part of Commons Week, also on Sunday 7, 11am-3pm both days, events include pond dipping, invertebrate studies, displays, crafts and competitions with prizes. Devon Wildlife Improvement Area staff holding wildlife activities and giving a talk to land managers (on the Saturday only). WINKLEIGH MARKET: First Sat each month, new community market, produce, cakes, preserves, pies, gifts, cards, crafts & more, refreshments, 10am-12noon, all welcome. BAKERS, MAKERS & GROWERS: Market at Beaford Village Hall, 10.30am, plus refreshments. BOOK SALE & CREAM TEAS: Reds Rowing Club, the Quay, Bideford, 10am-12noon, all welcome. OPEN GARDENS: Plus coffee morning, at Kenwith Barton, Abbotsham, for Cancer Research UK, 10-12noon, all welcome. STREETZ: Torrington dance crew at Golden Lion Inn, Barnstaple, every Sat from 12.30-2.30pm to teach street dancing to age eight-plus. First session free. CAR BOOT SALE: Landkey Showground, 1-4pm, sellers 11am, no buyers before 1pm please, sorry no dogs on site, adm £1, info 07878 034683\/07802 176993. SMART CLUB: Free to regulars and new members. Family mix and match, table tennis, badminton and tennis. 10am-1pm. SATURDAY YOUTH CLUB: Happy Café, Golf links Road, Westward Ho, 12noon-3pm, ages 9-13, £3 inc lunch time snack. Info Sue on 07976 321603. TIBETAN BUDDHIST MEDITATION: Living Tree Centre, Paiges Lane, Barnstaple, 10.30am, info 01392 876619. ADEN VETERANS ASSOCIATION: Barnstaple Group Monthly Meeting, Ex-Servicemens Club, St Georges Road, Barnstaple, 12noon, info from Dave Gilbody (01271) 377182 or Irene Chivers 815168. DADS & KIDS DROP IN AND PLAY: Victoria House Childrens 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, new group, then first Saturday of every month, 1.30-3pm, more info 01271 388593. CREAM TEAS & STALLS: Bishops Tawton Methodists, 2pm onwards, adm 20p, all welcome. LITTLEHAM VILLAGE FETE: Part of Littleham Arts & Music Festival, from 2pm, handbell ringers, Fremington singers, ferret racing, fun dog show, teas and stalls, games and judging of scarecrow competition. More info www.littleham-landcross.org.uk or 01237 473338. ILFRACOMBE FARMERS MARKET: Market Arches, High Street, 10am-12.30pm, fresh local & organic produce, crafts, info 01271 864621. CREATIVE WRITING GROUP: Barnstaple Library, new group, then first Saturday of every 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. SUNDAY, JULY 7BINGO: Appledore Social Club, doors open 7pm, eyes down 7.30pm, all welcome. BIDEFORD SERVICES: St Marys Parish Church services. 8am Holy Communion; 10am Parish Communion; 7pm Evensong, all welcome. QUIZ NIGHT: For North Devon Cancer Care, Laceys Ale & Cider House, Mill Street, Bideford, 8pm, info 01237 473798. BIDEFORD SALVATION ARMY: Bideford Baptist Church, every Sunday 3-4pm, all welcome. TAI CHI: Ilfracombe Parish Hall, Church Road, 10.15-11.15am, all welcome. CAR BOOT SALE: Torrington Old Bowling Green, 8am-1pm, parking, toilets & refreshments, £5 per pitch, info 07840 105355, every Sunday until September 29. CAR BOOT SALE: Pottington, 1-4pm, sellers £6 per car 11am, no buyers before 1pm please, sorry no dogs on site, info 07878 034683. ST MARYS AT WINGS: Informal, Friendly Family Service, The Wings Hall, Lower Meddon Street, Bideford, 11.15am. HARTLAND FARMERS MARKET: 18 stalls of local produce plus great café, Parish Hall, Hartland, 10am-1pm, info from Rod on 01237 441786. RAMBLERS WALK: Meet Brenamoor Common Dartmoor 10.30am, Ockerton Court-Cranmere Pool-Hangingstone Hill, 14 miles, info 01271 376274\/863727 or www.northdevonramblers.co.uk. SUMMER FAYRE: Crafts & local produce, Cross Street, Combe Martin, 11am-2.30pm, for the Tourism Association, pitches £7 (please bring own table), info 01271 8893668. BIOSPHERE DOME: On the Old Bowling Green at Torrington Common as part of Commons Week, 11am-3pm both days, events include pond dipping, invertebrate studies, displays, crafts and competitions with prizes. FAMILY DOG SHOW: + car boot sale, Beales Field (next to Torrington Rugby Club), entries for dog show 12noon, judging from 1pm, plus bouncy castle, raffle, tombola, refreshments & more, for the Make a Wish charity, 12noon-4pm, £5 per car, info Rod on 01805 439019 or 07974 109718. HARMONY CHOIR: Littleham Methodist Chapel, 4pm, all welcome, part of Arts & Music Festival. THE LIGHTHOUSE: Castle Street Rooms, Barnstaple, 7pm, entry £1.50 inc refreshments, all welcome. FARMLAND WALK: With Taw & Exmoor British Naturalists Assn, meet Lower Ashmore, South Molton (EX36 4RF), two mile walk & cream tea, info Brian Sims 01271 343607.MONDAY, JULY 8BINGO: For Bideford FC, Robins Nest Social Club, Bideford, 7.15pm, all welcome. BINGO: Chittlehampton Village Hall, poultry, meat & food prizes, 7.30pm, cash liner around £20 each game, raffle, all welcome. TABLE TOP SALE: Doves Christian Centre, grounds of St Peters Church, Barnstaple, weekly, 9.30am-12.30pm, for Trees of Hope Sanctuary for women in the Gambia. BRAUNTON HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY: Monthly meeting, Kingsacre Primary School, Braunton, 7.30pm, speaker Peter Lindley, members & visitors welcome. SUMMER CONCERT: With Appledore Band on the Quay, 8-9pm. FUN QUIZ NIGHT: The White Hart, Bideford, 7.30pm, cash & prizes, £1 per person, supporting local charities. TAI CHI: Weekly classes, Qigong & Yang style, Blue Lights Hall, Appledore, 7.30-9pm, all welcome, info 07747 833490. APPLEDORE SINGERS: Weekly rehearsal, Appledore Primary School 7.15-9pm, new members welcome, more info Jenny Cawsey 01237 424982. BEFRIENDERS: Drop-in centre for over 65s, Christian Fellowship Church, Ilfracombe High Street, 10.30am-12pm, info 07818 650566. BARNSTAPLE MALE VOICE CHOIR: Rehearsal, Fremington Primary School, 7.30-9.30pm. MODERN JIVE CLASSES: Classes, Ex-services & Social Club, Barnstaple, 8-11pm, info 07817 144292. TAI CHI: Ilfracombe Parish Hall, Church Road, 10.30-11.30am, all welcome. STRIDERS WALK: Meet South Molton Square 10.30am for medium walk, info 01769 572506. MOTOR NEURONE DISEASE ASSN: North & West Devon Group meeting, North Devon Hospice, Deer Park, Barnstaple, 7.30pm, to attend call (01271) 327014. BIDEFORD STAMP CLUB: The Old Schoolroom, Kingsley Hall, Atlantic Way, Westward Ho, 7.30pm, info 01237 472101. OVER 60S LUNCH: Plus afternoon bingo, Aunt Pollys Tea Rooms, Riverside Caravan Park, South Molton. Every Monday 12noon-2pm, £5, call Nicky on 01769 579269. TUESDAY, JULY 9 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. FEEL BETTER WITH A BOOK: Weekly reading group with a difference, Ilfracombe Library 2-3.30pm, listen to stories & poems read aloud, share your thoughts with others, no reading required! No need to book, just drop in, all welcome. BIDEFORD OAPS: Number 1 branch, Lavington Church Hall, 2.15pm, all over 60 welcome to meet, chat and enjoy entertainment. 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. SALSA DANCING: St Peters Church Hall, Fremington, weekly, 7.30pm, info 01271 860145. 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. PAINTING & DRAWING CLASSES: St Annes Chapel, Barnstaple, 1-3pm, info 07831 493326. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. VINTAGE MARKET: Torrington Pannier Market, every Tuesday, handmade crafts, foods, retro & vintage clothes, lace, jewellery & more. BINGO: Appledore Football Club, eyes down at 7.30pm. All proceeds to North Devon Hospice. BRIDGE MEETING: Fremington Parish Hall, 2-4.30pm, every Tuesday, all welcome, call 01271 327645 for more info. WATER SAVING TALK: Bideford Youth Centre, 7.30pm, all welcome. BRATTON FLEMING DANCE CLUB: Goodleigh Village Hall, dancing to Bett & Audrey, 7.30-10pm, adm £2, all welcome. CLAIRVOYANT SHOW: With Stephen Holbrook, international medium, plus psychic artist Sandy Ingham, Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 7.30pm, doors 7, tickets from 01237 471526 or at door. EPILEPSY ACTION GROUP: ND branch meeting, now at The Corner House, Boutport St, Barnstaple, 2-4pm, all welcome, monthly, info 07875 577428.WEDNESDAY, JULY 10COFFEE MORNING: Mainways, Parracombe, house is on the main road A39, for North Devon Chemo Appeal, 10.30am-12.30pm, cakes, produce, stalls and raffle, all very welcome. CASH BINGO: Appledore Hall. All cash prizes, running jackpot game, 7.15pm. BINGO: Northam Leisure Centre, 1-2-3 lines, for the Chemo Appeal, 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. REJOICE THE VOICE: Choir rehearsal, Castle Centre, Barnstaple, 7.15-9pm, info www.rejoicethevoice.org HEALING: Sea Cadet hall, Bideford, weekly 10am-12 noon, no charge but donations to ND Hospice welcome. MODERN JIVE CLASSES: Roundswell Community Centre, Barnstaple. 7.30pm-10pm. Beginners and intermediates, info 07817 144292. BIDEFORD FOLK DANCE CLUB: Northam Hall, 7.30pm, new members welcome, info 01237 423554. TAI CHI: St Brannocks Rooms, Braunton, 7-8pm, all welcome. MODERN JIVE CLASSES: Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 8-11pm, no partner needed, info 07592 766871. MORRIS DANCING: With Exmoor Border Morris, Chichester Arms, Mortehoe 7.45pm, Ship Aground 8.45. BANDAM : Barnstaple & North Devon Institute of Advanced Motorists, all welcome to free short talk on driving observed drive, refreshments, non members welcome, at Platform 1, the old railway station, Castle Quay, 6.50pm, info 07891 424912. NORTH DEVON ARTS MEETING: Broomhill Art Hotel, Muddiford, free to members, non members welcome, £4 entry, 8pm, buffet supper from 7pm book on (01271) 850262. BIDEFORD PROBUS CLUB: Royal Hotel, East-the-Water, 10.15am, more info 01237 473337. THE WONDERS OF THE COMMON: Torridge Ramblers walk on Torrington Common, meet 7pm Old Bowling Green lower car park, a Commons Week event, info 01237 475168. MEMORY LANE: Bideford Library 2-3.30pm, join us for a friendly reminiscence session down Memory Lane, with friendly smiles and a cuppa. To provide advice, support and a welcome for carers and their loved ones, who may be experiencing memory difficulties or dementia. More info Sophie at Taw & Torridge Caring 01237 459337 or email@example.com. CANDLELIT CONCERT: St Swithuns Church, Littleham, part of the village Arts & Music Festival, 7.30pm, all welcome. BARNSTAPLE BLOOMERS: WI group meeting, Henry Williamson Room, Barnstaple Library, 6-8pm, new members welcome, or just come along and meet us, for more info call Cherry Vincent on 01271 372542.