What’s On Diary

Joseph Bulmer

What’s on North Devon: Wednesday, February 2nd to Wednesday 9th

Wednesday 2 & Thursday, February 3 — Free computer sessions with “Go On, get more out of life online” at Forches/Whiddon Valley community Centre, Barton Road, Barnstaple, help with websites, online banking, shopping, bill paying & much more, 9.45-10.45am & 11am-12 noon, must be pre-booked on (01271) 372396

Wednesday, February 2 — Folk Dance Club, new club at Northam Hall (the old scout hut,) new dancers & all ages welcome, 7.30-9.30pm, info (01237) 477292

Wednesday, February 2 — Appledore Pirates Cash Bingo, Appledore Village Hall. Eyes down 7.15pm

Wednesday, February 2 — Afrobics Class, Clovelly Parish Hall, Wrinkleberry, Higher Clovelly, 10.30-11.30am, info (01237) 441385

Wednesday, February 2 — Majorettes club, Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 5-8pm

Wednesday, February 2 — Mini market with homemade bread & cakes, plants, bric-a-brac & more, every Wed, Winkleigh Community Centre, 9-11am

Wednesday, February 2 — Jive LeRoc! Modern jive classes for couples only. Beginners/improvers. Roundswell Community Centre, Barnstaple, info 07817 144292, 7.15-10pm

Wednesday, February 2 — Whist Drive, Royal Hotel, Market/Bude Street, Appledore, all welcome, 2.30pm

Wednesday, February 2 — Aiki-Jo martial arts, now at Methodist Church Hall, High Street, Bideford, beginners 7-8pm, more experienced 7-9pm, more info (01271) 345513 or www.taichidevon.weebly.com

Wednesday, February 2 — North Devon Vegetarian Social Club meeting, the Owl Cafe, Maiden Street, Barnstaple, 11am, info (01271) 325105 or 850387

Wednesday, February 2 — Baby Bounce & Rhyme Time, Barnstaple Library, 10.30-11am, info (01271) 388589

Wednesday, February 2 — Atlantic Jive, beginners & intermediate classes, Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 8-11pm, info 07875 201328

Wednesday, February 2 — Lunch at the Salvation Army centre, Oakleigh Road, Barnstaple, 12.30pm, call (01271) 321972 to book

Wednesday, February 2 — Poker League, Flukey’s, Barnstaple, 8pm

Wednesday, February 2 — Walk & Talk, meet 10.30am outside Cafe du Parc, Bideford, level 1 walk, free event, more info 07837 663628

Wednesday, February 2 — Yoga, Lavington Hall, Bideford, 9.45-11.15am + 11.30am-1pm, info (01237) 472532

Wednesday, February 2 — Barnstaple Jubilee Singers Ladies Choir rehearsal evening, Christ Church, Bear Street, 7.30-9pm

Wednesday, February 2 — Chulmleigh Badminton Club, all ages and abilities welcome, Chulmleigh Sports Hall, equipment provided, 6-9pm, info 07976 522337. New Junior Badminton sessions: Ages 5-11, all abilities welcome

Wednesday, February 2 — Line Dancing, improvers class every Wed, St Johns Hall, Tesco, Barnstaple, 6.15-7.15pm, info Paul Clifton (01237) 479767

Wednesday, February 2 — Bingo, Northam Leisure Centre, 1-2-3 lines every game, eyes down 7.15pm

Wednesday, February 2 — Barum Carers Social Club, Whiddon Valley Community Centre, Barton Road, Barnstaple, a social club for carers, meet others, share experiences & receive support, plus activities & trips out, 2.15-4.15pm, �1 per session, info (01271) 372396

Wednesday, February 2 — Charity Bingo, the Royal Exchange, Barnstaple, eyes down 7.30pm

Wednesday, February 2 — Mums & Toddlers Group, West Buckland School nursery, free weekly session, all welcome, refreshments provided, more info Dawn Verney (01598) 760629, term time only

Wednesday, February 2 — Croyde Toddler Group, at the Village Hall, 9.30-11.15am, toys, activities & social events for mums, dads & carers, �1.50 for first child, �1 after, includes snack & drink for children, tea & coffee for adults, all welcome

Wednesday, February 2 — Abbotsham Toddler Group, Abbotsham Village Hall, 1-2.45pm, term time only

Wednesday, February 2 — Toddlers, for parents with children aged six months to three years, messy play, music & more, Newport Community School hall, Barnstaple, �1.75, term time only, 9.45-11.15am, info 07929 546647

Wednesday, February 2 — SM Striders long walk, Narracott, meet SM Square 10.30am, two hours, suitable clothing/walking boots required, free event, info (01769) 572506

Thursday, February 3 — Fremington WI Coffee Morning, Fremington Parish Hall, 9.30-11am, all welcome

Thursday, February 3 — The U3A, talk by Geoff Haville, Beaford Methodist Chapel, 2.30pm, refreshments, all welcome

Thursday, February 3 — North Devon Fuchsia Society monthly meeting & members’ quiz, Springfield Centre, Chanters Road, Bideford, 7.30pm, all welcome

Thursday, February 3 — Bingo in aid of North Devon Intensive Care, Northam Leisure Centre, 7.15pm

Thursday, February 3 — Ilfracombe Red Petticoats Clog Dance Group, Trinity Church Hall, Ilfracombe, 7.30-9.30pm. New Members welcome, info (01271) 342351

Thursday, February 3 — Bideford Folk Club, Joiners’ Arms, Market Place, Bideford, 8pm, info (01237) 470792

Thursday, February 3 — Barnstaple Rock & Roll Club with Free Dance Tuition, Cedars Hotel, 7.30pm until late, info 07899 701498

Thursday, February 3 — Afro Samba Dance Class, Holsworthy Community School Hall, Victoria Hill, Holsworthy, 7-8.30pm, info (01237) 441385

Thursday, February 3 — Coffee ‘n’ Chat, Combe Martin Baptist Church Hall, 10.30am-noon

Thursday, February 3 — Bingo, Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, eyes down 7.30pm

Thursday, February 3 — Badminton Club, Ilfracombe Arts College, 7-9pm, �3 adults �2 juniors & conc. info (01271) 867079

Thursday, February 3 — Toddler Time, Barnstaple Library, stories, songs and crafts for the plus-twos, 11am, info (01271) 388589

Thursday, February 3 — Bingo, Barnstaple St John Ambulance HQ, Princess Street, eyes down 7.30pm, every week, all welcome

Thursday, February 3 — Walk & Talk, meet 10.30am outside Wooda Surgery, East-the-Water, Bideford, Level 2 walk, free event, info 07837 663628

Thursday, February 3 — Pollyfield Centre Lunch Club, East-the-Water, Bideford, 12.30-2.30pm, home cooking in conjunction with Petroc, info (01237) 478734 all welcome

Thursday, February 3 — Line Dancing, Ex-servicemen’s Club, Yeo Vale, Barnstaple, 7.30pm, all welcome

Thursday, February 3 — Tai Chi class for low mobility participants or beginners, Lavington Church Hall, Bideford, 11am, info 07837 663628

Thursday, February 3 — Drawing with Gerry: Art class for anyone wanting to pursue a creative hobby, at Barnstaple Salvation Army, Oakleigh Road, 10am-12 noon, �2 session inc tea & coffee, all welcome, call (01271) 861044

Thursday, February 3 — Parkham Baby & Toddler group, Allardice Hall, Parkham, 9.30-11.30am, excellent facilities, plenty of activities, great fun, all the family welcome, term time only

Thursday, February 3 — Tarka Toddlers’ Group, Bideford Baptist Church, Mill St, 9.30-11.30am, info (01237) 471893

Thursday, February 3 — Community Workshop, crafts & other activities for adults & children, Methodist Church Hall, Gloster Road, Newport, 9.30-11.10am, all welcome, �2, info 07929 546647

Thursday, February 3 — Hatha Yoga, Winkleigh Community Centre, 7.30-8.45pm, info Samina on (01837) 682811

Thursday, February 3 — Lunch at the Salvation Army, Torrs Park, Ilfracombe, 10am-12 noon, great food & company, all welcome, booking (01271) 321972

Thursday, February 3 — Pub quiz, Portobello, Bideford, part proceeds to Air Ambulance, 8.30pm

Thursday, February 3 —Blazing Sounds Band practice, Ilfracombe College, new members very welcome, �1 per session, tuition, instrument & uniform provided, some musical experience handy but not necessary, training band 6-7pm, band practice 7-8.45pm, info Emma Nottage 07805 387473

Thursday, February 3 — Bingo, Blue Lights Parish Hall, Vernons Lane, Appledore. Eyes down 2pm

Thursday, February 3 — Bingo, Ring O’ Bells, Landkey, weekly snowball, eyes down 7.30pm

Thursday, February 3 — Bideford Railway Heritage Centre talk, “Railways, passenger specials, freight & heritage railways in the South West,” Bideford Arts Centre, The Quay, 7.30pm, �1 adm, refreshments, all welcome

Thursday, February 3 — South Molton Striders short walk, meet SM Square 10.30am, 3/4 hour, free event, info (01769) 579517

Friday, February 4 — Whist Drive, Royal Hotel, Market/Bude Street, Appledore, all welcome, 2.30pm

Friday, February 4 — Hatha Yoga class, Lovacott Village Hall, near Newton Tracey, 9.30-11am, info (01271) 858814

Friday, February 4 — Baby Bounce & Rhyme Time, Barnstaple Library, 10.30-11am, info (01271) 388589

Friday, February 4 — Quiz Night, Appledore Community & Sports Assn (former British Legion hall,) teams up to six, every week, �1 per person, cash prizes and “snowball” draw, 8.30pm, all welcome — just turn up

Friday, February 4 — Internet Cafe drop in sessions, free computer training, Whiddon Valley Community Centre, Barton Road, Barnstaple, 9.30am-1pm, �1 per session inc tea, coffee & internet access, advice available on computer use plus employment, training and housing issues, all welcome, more info (01271) 372396

Friday, February 4 — The Next Steps Club, for 50+, Whiddon Valley Community Centre, Barton Road, Barnstaple, every week, 1.30-3.30pm, various activities, trips organised, lunches, craft courses, dance, exercise, whatever members wish, all welcome, �1 per session, call (01271) 372396 for info

Friday, February 4 — The Good Companions Club, meets weekly at Verona Court communal room, Barnstaple, 10am-1pm, friendship, lunch, entertainments, term time only, info (01271) 817138

Friday, February 4 — Yoga, Whitehall House, 9.15-10.45am, info (01237) 472532

Friday, February 4 — Yoga at Alwington Village Hall, Fairy Cross, nr Bideford, 10-11.30am, more info (01237) 451813

Friday, February 4 — Coffee morning & raffle, Candar Community Centre, Ilfracombe, why not come along and socialise at this popular weekly event? 10am-12 noon, all very welcome, info Elsie Berrecloth on (01271) 879002

Friday, February 4 — Line Dancing for complete beginners, Fremington Parish Hall, 12.15-1.15pm, info (01237) 479767

Friday, February 4 — Rocking Shoes, rock ‘n’ roll club, at the Robin’s Nest, Bideford FC, 7.45pm start, all welcome, info PJ on (01237) 476686

Friday, February 4 – Cafe Church, St Brannock’s Rooms, Braunton, refreshments, informal chat, 7pm

Saturday, February 5 — Book & Jigsaw Swap, with Northam Community Swaps at Northam Community Centre, 10am-12 noon, bring all your unwanted good condition books & jigsaws to swap, plus sale, refreshments, raffle, proceeds to local charities, info (01237) 423292 or www.northamcommunityswaps.co.uk

Saturday, February 5 — Bingo, 1-2-3 Lines Every Game, Kingsley Hall, Westward Ho! Eyes down 7.15pm

Saturday, February 5 — Barnstaple Squash Club, Saturday morning junior coaching, North Devon Leisure Centre, every week, �3, 9.20am-10.40am

Saturday, February 5 — Samba reggae dance class, Lavington Church Hall, Bideford, 2-3pm, all welcome, info 07837 663628

Saturday, February 5 — Family Drop-in & Play Session, 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 every Saturday, info from the centre on (01271) 321411

Saturday, February 5 — Arts, Crafts & Gift Fair, Pip & Jim’s Church Hall, St James Place, Ilfracombe seafront, 12 noon-4pm, every Saturday until end September, all welcome

Saturday, February 5 — Hatha Yoga, 10.30-12pm, Hallsannery Centre, Bideford, info 07792 297294

Saturday, February 5 — Chulmleigh Junior Badminton Club, Chulmleigh Sports Hall, 10-11am, new weekly summer sessions for five to 11-year-olds, �4 a session, equipment provided, info (01884) 860561 or just turn up

Saturday, February 5 — Car boot sale, Brannams, Roundswell, Barnstaple, 1-4pm, sellers �6 per car, �1 public parking, no dogs on site, info 07802 176993 or 07878 034683

Saturday, February 5 — Aden Veterans’ Association Barnstaple Group Monthly Meeting, Ex-Servicemen’s Club, St George’s Road, Barnstaple, 12noon, info from Dave Gilbody (01271) 377182 or Irene Chivers 815168

Saturday, February 5 — Bingo, Northam Leisure Centre, 1-2-3 lines every game, for the MS Society, eyes down 2.15pm, all welcome

Saturday, February 5 — Dance to Joe’s Band, Goodleigh Village Hall, 7.30-11.30pm, bring-and-share supper, adm �3.50, all welcome

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Saturday, February 5 — Dads & Kids Drop-in & Play Session, 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 from the centre on (01271) 321411

Saturday, February 5 — Sneaky Pete’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Club, new event at The Chichester Arms, Pilton, 8.30-11pm, free entry, first Sat of each month, all welcome

Saturday, February 5 — Bingo & Liner, Barton Road Community Centre, Whiddon Valley, Barnstaple, doors 6.45pm, eyes down 7.30pm, for local charities, all welcome

Saturday, February 5 — Old-fashioned Jumble Sale, Ilfracombe Salvation Army, Torrs Park (near Tunnels Beaches,) rummaging from 10am-12 noon, tea, coffee & cakes, all welcome

Saturday, February 5 — Modern Sequence Dance, St John’s Church Hall, South St, Newport, Barnstaple 7.30-10pm, all welcome

Sunday, February 6 — Salvation Army Praise & Worship, Baptist Church, Bideford, 3-4pm, all welcome

Sunday, February 6 — Bingo, British Legion Hall, Appledore. Doors open 7pm, eyes down 7.30pm

Sunday, February 6 — TIGA Club (Trust in God Always) for children & young people, prayer and projects, St Brannock’s Rooms, Braunton, 9.45am

Sunday, February 6 — Quiz night for Cancer Care Trust, Lacey’s Ale House, Bideford, teams of two or more, �2 entry inc a light supper, now every week, 8pm

Sunday, February 6 — Table top sale, Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, sellers 8am, buyers 9am, refreshments, all welcome

Sunday, February 6 — Fun pub quiz, Portobello, Bideford, donations to Devon Air Ambulance, 8.30pm

Sunday, February 6 — Quiz Night, Ebrington Arms, Knowle, Braunton, 8pm, all welcome

Sunday, February 6 — Quiz Night & Irish Bingo, First In, Last Out, Bideford, 8pm, for North Devon Hospice, all welcome

Sunday, February 6 — St Mary’s at Wings Informal, Friendly Family Service, The Wings Hall, Lower Meddon Street, Bideford, 11.15am

Sunday, February 6 — Car boot sale, South Molton Pannier Market, sellers 10am, buyers 10.30am, �5 pitch, refreshments, proceeds to SM Pre-school, more info (01769) 572002

Sunday, February 6 — St Mary’s Parish Church services, Bideford: 8am Holy Communion; 10am Parish Communion; 11.15am informal service Wings Hall, Lower Meddon St; 7pm Evensong. All welcome

Sunday, February 6 — Learn to play bagpipes or drums, Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 6-9pm, just drop in and have a go, please check availability on (01237) 478734

Monday, February 7 — Bingo in aid of Bideford Football Club, Robin’s Nest Social Club, Bideford. Eyes down 7.15pm

Monday, February 7 — Appledore Singers Ladies’ Choir Practice Evening, Appledore School, 7.30pm, info (01237) 424982, new members always welcome

Monday, February 7 — Jive LeRoc! Modern Jive for beginners/improvers, Ex-Services & Social Club, Yeo Vale, Barnstaple, info 07817 144292, 8-11pm

Monday, February 7 — Majorettes club, Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 6-8pm

Monday, February 7 — Inflatable and soft play fun for toddlers, Northam Community Hall, 9.30-11.30am, entry �2 inc refreshments, info (01237) 421767

Monday, February 7 — Hatha Yoga class, The Plough, Torrington, 6.30-7.30pm, info (01271) 858814

Monday, February 7 — Bounce & Rhyme for babies and toddlers, Braunton Library, every Mon, 2.30-3pm

Monday, February 7 — New badminton, aquathon, squash & surf lifesaving activity clubs for children and young people, organised by PEDPASS at North Devon Leisure Centre, Barnstaple, 4-5pm (squash 4-5.30pm,) pay as you go, �2 per session (squash non members �2.50,)

Monday, February 7 — Poker League, Kennys Bar, Boutport Street, Barnstaple, 8pm

Monday, February 7 — Meeting of the US Social Group for singles, The Plough, Bickington, 8pm, info (01271) 830981

Monday, February 7 — Salsa dance classes, basic salsa exercise class, 6.15-7.15pm plus salsa dance exercise 7.30-8.30pm, Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, info 07791 568340

Monday, February 7 — Sequence dance, Fremington Church Hall, weekly session, one new dance a month, 7.30pm, all welcome

Monday, February 7 — Yoga for Beginners with Karen Ward 7-8.30pm, Devon Academy, Paiges Lane, Barnstaple, info 07570 865 665 or www.northdevonyoga.co.uk

Monday, February 7 — Rising 3s Group, fun & activities for parents and children aged 2 1/2 +, Newport Community School hall, Barnstaple, 9.30-11.30am, �2, includes regular visits to school nursery, term time only, info 07929 546647

Monday, February 7 — Yoga at Alwington Village Hall, Fairy Cross, nr Bideford, 10-11.30am, more info (01237) 451813

Monday, February 7 — Stretch & Tone, gentle exercise, The Plough Arts Centre, Torrington, 10.30-11.30am, drop in or call (01837) 682811 for info

Monday, February 7 — Yoga for the over 60s, Fremington Parish Hall, 12.15-1.45pm, info 07792 297294

Monday, February 7 — Yoga for Beginners, Devon Academy, Paiges Lane, Barnstaple, 7-8.30pm, info 07792 297294

Monday, February 7 — Tap Dancing for adults, Living Wells Church, Braunton Road, Barnstaple, beginners 7.30pm, improvers 8.30, info (01271) 379756 or 07930 386727

Monday, February 7 — Tai Chi for everyone, beginners to experienced welcome, Woolacombe Village Hall, every Monday, 10am-12 noon, info (01271) 870563

Monday, February 7 — Afro Samba Dance Class, Methodist Church Hall, Rhododendron Avenue, Sticklepath, Barnstaple, 7-8.30pm, info (01237) 441385

Monday, February 7 — Lip reading classes, for any hard of hearing adults & partners, the Community Room, Ethelwynne Brown Close, Bideford, 10am-12 noon, learn how to improve conversation, boost confidence & manage difficult situations, weekly, all welcome, info 07923 536908

Monday, February 7 — Northam Twinning Association AGM, the Council Chambers, Windmill Lane, Northam, 7 for 7.30pm, new members always welcome

Monday, February 7 — Appledore Shipbuilder Horticultural Society AGM, Appledore Social Club, 7.30pm, new committee members needed due to retirement, all very welcome, more info Jean Smale (01237) 470933

Monday, February 7 — South Molton Striders medium walk, meet SM Square 10.30am, 1.25 hours, free event, info (01769) 572506

Monday, February 7 — Braunton Camera Club meeting, St Brannocks Rooms, Georgeham Cross, Braunton, 7.30pm, all welcome, info www.quillstring.co.uk/bcc

Tuesday 8 to Thursday, February 10 — Free computer sessions with “Go On, get more out of life online” at Forches/Whiddon Valley community Centre, Barton Road, Barnstaple, help with websites, online banking, shopping, bill paying & much more, 9.45-10.45am & 11am-12 noon, must be pre-booked on (01271) 372396

Tuesday, February 8 — Spiritual Healing, Frithelstockstone, Torrington, 3-4.30pm & 7-9pm, all welcome, for directions & appointments call (01805) 622883

Tuesday, February 8 — Silver Spurs square dance, Tesco Community Hall, Barnstaple, 8-10pm, info (01271) 870254

Tuesday, February 8 — Coffee Morning plus lunches, Lavington Church, Bideford, 10am-1.15pm

Tuesday, February 8 — Bideford Salvation Army Fun & Fellowship Club, Baptist Church Upper Hall, 2-3.30pm, all welcome

Tuesday, February 8 — 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.uk

Tuesday, February 8 — Winkleigh Morris Dance group, Community Centre, Winkleigh, new dancers welcome, more info (01363) 877216

Tuesday, February 8 — Bingo, Bideford and District Angling Club, corner of Honestone Street, every Tue, doors open 6pm, eyes down 7.30pm

Tuesday, February 8 — Youth Club, Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 7-8.30pm

Tuesday, February 8 — Spiritual Healing, Frithelstockstone, Torrington, 3-4.30pm & 7-9pm, all welcome, for directions & appointments call (01805) 622883

Tuesday, February 8 — Circuit class, Braunton School Isaac Hall, 6.30-7.30pm, for intermediate to advanced level, info (01271) 814093

Tuesday, February 8 — Salsa Dance, Buddie’s Bar (formerly Riverfront Cafe,) Barnstaple, learn to dance salsa & other Latin dances, 7.30pm, info 07967 893618

Tuesday, February 8 — Coffee morning, The Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, meet new friends & chat, activities & facilities to suit all abilities, 10am-12.30pm, all welcome

Tuesday, February 8 — Northam Choral Society, Northam Methodist Church Hall, 7.30pm, new members welcome

Tuesday, February 8 — Square dancing, Parish Church Rooms, Church Street, Ilfracombe, 8.15-10.15pm, new dancers always welcome, call (01271) 865687 for info

Tuesday, February 8 — Yoga, Northam Community Centre, 1.30-3pm, info (01237) 472532

Tuesday, February 8 — Pregnancy Yoga, Whitehall House, 5.30-7pm, info (01237) 472532

Tuesday, February 8 — Yoga, Littleham Village Hall, 7.30-9pm, info (01237) 472532

Tuesday, February 8 — Community Dance Company, at Forches Community Centre (Barton Road, Whiddon Valley,) Barnstaple, new venture, no experience needed, learn to dance with other adults, every Tuesday 7-9pm, info Katy (01598) 760646

Tuesday, February 8 — Walk & Talk, different start locations each week, free event, 10.30am, call (01237) 479060 or 421528 for weekly location

Tuesday, February 8 — Yoga at Alwington Village Hall, Fairy Cross, nr Bideford, 7-8.30pm, more info (01237) 451813

Tuesday, February 8 — Tarka Morris Men practice, Bideford AAC, The Pill, Bideford, every Tuesday 8-10pm, new members always welcome, info (01271) 371415

Tuesday, February 8 — Stuck indoors with nowhere to go? Drop into the Ladies Fellowship, the Salvation Army Centre, Oakleigh Road, Barnstaple, 10.30-11.30am, a warm welcome, plus tea, coffee, chat & much more

Tuesday, February 8 — Scottish country dancing, Fremington Parish Hall, 7.30pm, no partner needed, all welcome, info Margie on (01271) 373975, every Tuesday

Tuesday, February 8 — Vinyasa Yoga, The Tarka Clinic, Barnstaple, 7.30-9pm, info 07792 297294

Tuesday, February 8 — Salsa Dancing, The Old Bus Station, Barnstaple, 7.30pm, info 07967 893618

Tuesday, February 8 — Blood Donor session, Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 11am-9pm

Tuesday, February 8 — Sip ‘n’ Stich, free knitting club, Boston Tea Party, Tuly Street, Barnstaple, 5.30-7pm, all welcome

Tuesday, February 8 — “Water for Life,” Devon Birdwatching illustrated talk with Keith Offord, Park School, Barnstaple, 7.30pm, adm �2.50 inc tea/coffee, all welcome, info (01271) 883161

Tuesday, February 8 — Hillsborough Evening, Ilfracombe Museum, presentation by Dave Edgcombe of ND AoNB on historic local landmark, 7.30pm, all welcome

Tuesday, February 8 — Coffee, books & browsing, Combe Martin Museum Sail Loft, from 11am, all welcome

Tuesday, February 8 — Bratton Fleming Dance club, Goodleigh Village Hall, 7.30-10pm, �2 adm, all welcome

Tuesday, February 8 — ND Ramblers walk, meet Pig-on-the-Hill (SS426 282,) 10.15am, walk to Kipling Torrs/coast path/Greencliff, 5 miles, info (01271) 376274/373638/863727

Wednesday, February 9 — Bideford Phoenix Morris practice, Bideford Baptist Church, 8pm, all welcome, info (01237) 473798

Wednesday, February 9 — Folk Dance Club, new club at Northam Hall (the old scout hut,) new dancers & all ages welcome, 7.30-9.30pm, info (01237) 477292

Wednesday, February 9 — Appledore Pirates Cash Bingo, Appledore Village Hall. Eyes down 7.15pm

Wednesday, February 9 — Afrobics Class, Clovelly Parish Hall, Wrinkleberry, Higher Clovelly, 10.30-11.30am, info (01237) 441385

Wednesday, February 9 — Majorettes club, Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 5-8pm

Wednesday, February 9 — Mini market with homemade bread & cakes, plants, bric-a-brac & more, every Wed, Winkleigh Community Centre, 9-11am

Wednesday, February 9 — Jive LeRoc! Modern jive classes for couples only. Beginners/improvers. Roundswell Community Centre, Barnstaple, info 07817 144292, 7.15-10pm

Wednesday, February 9 — Whist Drive, Royal Hotel, Market/Bude Street, Appledore, all welcome, 2.30pm

Wednesday, February 9 — Aiki-Jo martial arts, now at Methodist Church Hall, High Street, Bideford, beginners 7-8pm, more experienced 7-9pm, more info (01271) 345513 or www.taichidevon.weebly.com

Wednesday, February 9 — North Devon Vegetarian Social Club meeting, the Owl Cafe, Maiden Street, Barnstaple, 11am, info (01271) 325105 or 850387

Wednesday, February 9 — Baby Bounce & Rhyme Time, Barnstaple Library, 10.30-11am, info (01271) 388589

Wednesday, February 9 — Atlantic Jive, beginners & intermediate classes, Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 8-11pm, info 07875 201328

Wednesday, February 9 — Lunch at the Salvation Army centre, Oakleigh Road, Barnstaple, 12.30pm, call (01271) 321972 to book

Wednesday, February 9 — Poker League, Flukey’s, Barnstaple, 8pm

Wednesday, February 9 — Walk & Talk, meet 10.30am outside Cafe du Parc, Bideford, level 1 walk, free event, more info 07837 663628

Wednesday, February 9 — Yoga, Lavington Hall, Bideford, 9.45-11.15am + 11.30am-1pm, info (01237) 472532

Wednesday, February 9 — Barnstaple Jubilee Singers Ladies Choir rehearsal evening, Christ Church, Bear Street, 7.30-9pm

Wednesday, February 9 — Chulmleigh Badminton Club, all ages and abilities welcome, Chulmleigh Sports Hall, equipment provided, 6-9pm, info 07976 522337. New Junior Badminton sessions: Ages 5-11, all abilities welcome

Wednesday, February 9 — Line Dancing, improvers class every Wed, St Johns Hall, Tesco, Barnstaple, 6.15-7.15pm, info Paul Clifton (01237) 479767

Wednesday, February 9 — Bingo, Northam Leisure Centre, 1-2-3 lines every game, eyes down 7.15pm

Wednesday, February 9 — Barum Carers Social Club, Whiddon Valley Community Centre, Barton Road, Barnstaple, a social club for carers, meet others, share experiences & receive support, plus activities & trips out, 2.15-4.15pm, �1 per session, info (01271) 372396

Wednesday, February 9 — Charity Bingo, the Royal Exchange, Barnstaple, eyes down 7.30pm

Wednesday, February 9 — Mums & Toddlers Group, West Buckland School nursery, free weekly session, all welcome, refreshments provided, more info Dawn Verney (01598) 760629, term time only

Wednesday, February 9 — Croyde Toddler Group, at the Village Hall, 9.30-11.15am, toys, activities & social events for mums, dads & carers, �1.50 for first child, �1 after, includes snack & drink for children, tea & coffee for adults, all welcome

Wednesday, February 9 — Abbotsham Toddler Group, Abbotsham Village Hall, 1-2.45pm, term time only

Wednesday, February 9 — Toddlers, for parents with children aged six months to three years, messy play, music & more, Newport Community School hall, Barnstaple, �1.75, term time only, 9.45-11.15am, info 07929 546647

Wednesday, February 9 — Epilepsy Action meeting, ND branch, Henry Williamson Room, Barnstaple Library, 10.30am-12.30pm, all welcome, every month, info 07875 577428

Wednesday, February 9 — Barnstaple & North Devon Institute of Advanced Motorists meeting, all welcome to free talks on road safety & improving driving skills, young & new drivers especially welcome, practical assessments and longer courses available, at Platform 1, the old railway station, Castle Quay, 7pm, info (01237) 422696

Wednesday, February 9 — 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

Wednesday, February 9 — Bingo, Barnstaple Parish church Rooms, eyes down 7.30pm, all welcome

Wednesday, February 9 — RASC & RCT Association, Bideford Conservative club, Bridgeland St, 7.30pm, new members welcome

Wednesday, February 9 — Lively talk on driving/road safety with BANDAM (Bple & North Devon Advanced Motorists,) Platform 1, Castle St, Barnstaple, from 6.50pm, refreshments, non members welcome to see what we do, more info (01805) 603137

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