What’s On in North Devon

Joseph Bulmer

Events large and small from Thursday, June 2nd to Wednesday 8th

THURSDAY, JUNE 2

? COFFEE ‘N’ CHAT: Combe Martin Baptist Church Hall, 10.30am-noon

? BINGO: For North Devon Intensive Care, Northam Leisure Centre, 7.15pm

? BINGO: Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 7.30pm

? BINGO: Barnstaple St John Ambulance HQ, Princess Street, 7.30pm, all welcome

? POLLYFIELD LUNCH CLUB: East-the-Water, Bideford, 12.30-2.30pm, info (01237) 478734

? LUNCH: Salvation Army, Torrs Park, Ilfracombe, 10am-12 noon, great food & company, all welcome, booking (01271) 321972

? ILFRACOMBE RED PETTICOATS: Clog Dance Group, Trinity Church Hall, Ilfracombe, 7.30-9.30pm, info (01271) 342351

? BINGO: Blue Lights Parish Hall, Vernons Lane, Appledore. Eyes down 2pm

? BASIC COMPUTER SKILLS: Whiddon Valley Community Centre, Barton Rd, 9.45-10.45am + 11am-12 noon, �1 per session, for those with little or no computer experience, pre-book from the centre on (01271) 372396

? BINGO: Ring O’ Bells, Landkey, snowball, eyes down 7.30pm

? TAW & TORRIDGE STAMP CLUB: Castle Hall, Barnstaple, 7.15 for 7.30pm start, all welcome, info (01271) 329762

FRIDAY, JUNE 3

? FREE FAMILY FUN PLAY DAY: “Puppets, Games & Playthings,” Ilfracombe Museum, 11am-3pm. Make puppets, play traditional games, follow the toy trail plus storytimes & more. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call the museum on (01271) 863541 for more information.
NOTE: Thanks to Lottery & Devon County Council funding this event is free, not with a charge as published last week due to incorrect information supplied.

? THE GOOD COMPANIONS CLUB: Verona Court communal room, Barnstaple, 10am-1pm, friendship, lunch, entertainments, info (01271) 817138

? COFFEE MORNING & RAFFLE: Candar Community Centre, Ilfracombe, 10am-12 noon, all very welcome

? 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

? THE NEXT STEPS CLUB: for 50+, Whiddon Valley Community Centre, Barton Road, Barnstaple, members’ monthly lunch club, 1pm, �3, call (01271) 372396 for info

? INTERMEDIATE COMPUTER SKILLS: Whiddon Valley Community Centre, Barton Rd, 10am-12 noon, �2, pre-book from on (01271) 372396

? BINGO: Yarnscombe Victory Hall, 7.45pm

? OPEN DAY: For the David Rundle Trust (Help for Rwanda,) at 5 Francis Drive, Westward Ho, all welcome, cake donations for the day also welcome, info (01237) 477470

? CONCERT: South Molton Organ & Keyboard Club, Methodist Church Hall, North St, 7.30pm, adm �4, non members welcome, info (01769) 540261

? BARNSTAPLE JUBILEE SINGERS: Concert, St Augustine’s Church, Heanton Punchardon, 7.30pm, refreshments, raffle, all proceeds to Help for Heroes

? CHARITY ART AUCTION: St Mary’s Church, Appledore, 7pm, viewing from 4pm, in aid of West Quay Fundraisers, all welcome

? APPLEDORE SUMMER FESTIVAL: Fri-Sun, three days of art, music, food & fun, full programme www.appledoresummerfestival.info

SATURDAY, JUNE 4

? BINGO: 1-2-3 Lines Every Game, Kingsley Hall, Westward Ho! Eyes down 7.15pm

? CAR BOOT SALE: Landkey, 1-4pm, sellers �6 per car from 11am, �1 public parking, no dogs on site, info 07802 176993 or 07878 034683

? SATURDAY MARKET: Pip & Jim’s Church Hall, St James Place, Ilfracombe, stalls, teas & coffees, 12 noon-4pm, info (01271) 867614

? CASH BINGO & LINER: Sweb Club, Victoria Road, Barnstaple, eyes down 7.30pm, all welcome

? 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

? BINGO: Northam Leisure Centre, 1-2-3 lines every game, for the MS Society, eyes down 2.15pm, all welcome

? HEALING: Instow Parish Hall, Quay Lane, 2-4pm, all welcome

? DADS & KIDS DROP-IN & 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 each month, info (01271) 321411

? FILM AT LITTLEHAM: Tamara Drewe, Littleham Village Hall, 7.30pm, all welcome, info (01237) 420372

? JUMBLE SALE: Combe Martin Community Centre, for Macmillan Cancer Support, 2.30pm, all welcome

? CEILIDH: Open ceilidh barn dance with The Oggle Band, The Green Wood, Stoke Rivers, nr Hartland, 7.30pm, tickets & info (01598) 710445 or (01884) 258854

? COFFEE MORNING & JUMBLE SALE: Braunton Parish Hall, 10am-12 noon, for Braunton Museum, jumble can be left at museum before event, adm 50p

? PLANT SALE: West Buckland Village Hall, 10am-4pm, adm free, refreshments, all welcome

? FASHION THROUGH THE AGES: Special event at Christ Church, Braunton, compered by Rosemary Wedlake, all costumes modelled, 7pm, tickets �3 adults/�1.50 children from Braunton TIC or at door

? BINGO: Tomlin Hall, Bickington, doors 6.45pm, eyes down 7.30, raffle & refreshments, all welcome

? ILFRACOMBE FARMERS MARKET: Lantern Centre, High St, 10am-12.30pm, local produce & crafts, refreshments, adm free, info (01271) 864621

? TEWS LANE OPEN DAY: 12 noon-6pm, at Tews Lane sports field, Roundswell, Barnstaple, with stalls, football tournament, dog show, fairground rides, skateboard competition, archery, bouncy castle, food, beer tent, live music, crafts, produce & much more, info (01271) 343176

? CONCERT: Barnstaple Male Voice Choir, St Giles Parish Church, St Giles-in-the-Wood, Torrington, 7.30pm, all welcome

? COFFEE MORNING: Northam Leisure Centre, hosted by RBL Women’s Section (Northam/Westward Ho,) 10-11.30am, various stalls, adm 50p inc refreshment, all welcome

? PHOTOGRAPHY, ARTS & CRAFTS: Exhibition & sale, Appledore Community Hall, 10am-5pm, free, entry & refreshments, part of Appledore Summer Festival. Also taking place on Sunday.

? CREAM TEAS: Odun Road, Appledore, 11am-5pm, all welcome, for North Devon Hospice, also Sunday

? WILDLIFE FESTIVAL: Barnstaple Square, hosted by Devon Wildlife Trust, 10am-4pm, free, activities & entertainment inc stilt walkers, samba band, wildlife parade, the Movie Bus, birds of prey, crafts face painting & more. Info www.devonwildlifetrust.org

? APPLEDORE SUMMER FESTIVAL: Three days of art, music, food & fun, info www.appledoresummerfestival.info

SUNDAY, JUNE 5

? BINGO: British Legion Hall, Appledore. Doors open 7pm, eyes down 7.30pm

? TABLE TOP SALE: Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, sellers 8am, buyers 9am, refreshments, all welcome

? CREAM TEAS: Odun Road, Appledore, 11am-5pm, all welcome, for North Devon Hospice, also Sunday.

? QUIZ NIGHT & IRISH BINGO: First In, Last Out, Bideford, 8pm, for North Devon Hospice, all welcome

? SALVATION ARMY PRAISE & WORSHIP: Baptist Church, Bideford, 3-4pm, all welcome

? CAR BOOT SALE: Pottington, 1-4pm, sellers �6 per car from 11am, �1 public parking, no dogs on site, info 07802 176993 or 07878 034683

? BIDEFORD SERVICES: St Mary’s Parish Church. 8am Holy Communion; 10am Parish Communion; 11.15am St Mary’s at Wings; 7pm Evensong.

? CAR BOOT SALE: Old Bowling Green, Torrington Common, 7am start, �5 pitch, free parking, for Great Torrington Commons Conservators, every Sunday

? LEARN TO PLAY BAGPIPES: Or drums, Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 6-9pm, just drop in and have a go, please check availability on (01237) 478734

? STRAWBERRY FAYRE: Cross Street, Combe Martin seafront 11am-2pm, stalls, games and plenty of strawberries!

? ST MARY’S AT WINGS: Informal family service, Wings Hall, Lower Meddon St, Bideford, 11.15am

? CAR BOOT SALE: South Molton Pannier Market, sellers 9.30am, buyers 10.30am, �5 pitch, refreshments, for SM Pre-school, info (01769) 572002

? HARTLAND FARMERS’ MARKET: Parish Hall, Hartland, local produce & plants plus British breakfasts, 10am-1pm, info (01237) 441786

? CAR BOOT SALE: Ilfracombe seafront, for Studio Theatre, cars �5, vans �8, sellers 8am, buyers 9am-3pm, booking/info 07971 176044 or 
www.studiotheatreonline.org.uk

? CHARITY EQUINE & CAR BOOT SALE: At Copps Removal, Stibb Cross, Langtree, nr Torrington, 12 noon-2pm, cars �5, vans �6, info (01805) 601122, proceeds to Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide

? PHOTOGRAPHY, ARTS & CRAFTS: Exhibition & sale, Appledore Community Hall, 10am-5pm, free

? APPLEDORE SUMMER FESTIVAL: Three days of art, music, food & fun, info www.appledoresummerfestival.info

MONDAY, JUNE 6

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

? LIP READING CLASSES: For hard of hearing adults & partners, the Community Room, Ethelwynne Brown Close, Bideford, 10am-12 noon, improve conversation, boost confidence & manage difficult situations, weekly, all welcome, info 07923 536908

? US SOCIAL GROUP: For singles, The Plough, Bickington, 8pm, info (01271) 830981

? APPLEDORE BAND: Weekly performance Appledore Quay, opposite Seagate, Training Band 7.15pm, main band 8pm, in St Mary’s Hall if wet

? BINGO: Chittlehampton Village Hall, meat, poultry & food prizes, eyes down 7.30pm, cash liner, raffle, all welcome

TUESDAY, JUNE 7

? VOLUNTEER OPEN DAY: ND Voluntary Services, Ilfracombe High Street, open day for anyone who wants to find out more about volunteering and what they do, 10am-1pm & 2-4pm, all welcome, part of Volunteers Week, more info (01271) 866300

? COFFEE MORNING & LUNCHES: Lavington Church, Bideford, 10am-1.15pm

? COFFEE & FRIENDSHIP: The Village Well Community Room, Sticklepath School, Barnstaple, 9.30am-11.30am, (01271) 349861

? 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

? SEE HEAR CENTRE: drop in session 9am-5pm, equipment, information and advice for people with sight or hearing loss, at 19a Alexandra Road, Barnstaple, (01271) 373236

? 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

? employment support CLUB: Whiddon Valley Community Centre, Barton Rd, Barnstaple, 10am-12 noon, free, info on CVs, interviews, careers advice, computers skills & more, just drop in or call (01271) 372396, all welcome

? NORTH DEVON LYMPHOMA ASSN: Social meeting and meal, Chichester Arms, Bishops Tawton, 2-4pm, for all affected inc family and carers, all welcome, info 0808 808 5555 or visit www.lymphomas.org.uk

? COFFEE MORNING: Combe Martin Museum Sail Loft, 11am-1pm, all welcome

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8

? APPLEDORE PIRATES CASH BINGO: Appledore Village Hall. Eyes down 7.15pm

? MINI MARKET: Homemade bread & cakes, plants, bric-a-brac & more, Winkleigh Community Centre, 9-11am, all welcome

? LUNCH: Salvation Army centre, Oakleigh Road, Barnstaple, 12.30pm, call (01271) 321972 to book

? BINGO: Northam Leisure Centre, 1-2-3 lines every game, eyes down 7.15pm

? CHARITY BINGO: Royal Exchange, Bple, 7.30pm

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

? ILFRACOMBE MALE VOICE CHOIR: In concert, Emmanuel Church, Ilfracombe, 8.15pm, more info www.emmanuel-ilfracombe.org

? EPILEPSY ACTION MEETING: ND branch, Henry Williamson Room, Barnstaple Library, 10.30am-12.30pm, all welcome, info 07875 577428

? BPLE & NORTH DEVON: Institute of Advanced Motorists meeting, all welcome to free lively talk on driving & road safety, refreshments, non members very welcome, at Platform 1, the old railway station, Castle Quay, 6.50pm, info 07891 424912

? SUMMER MARKET: Chambercombe Manor, Ilfracombe, stalls inc books & antique books, jewellery, bric-a-brac, 10.30am-3.30pm, manor & tea rooms open as normal, proceeds to manor

? CONCERT: Barnstaple Jubilee Singers, Emmanuel Church, Ilfracombe, 8.15pm, all welcome

? BASIC COMPUTER SKILLS: Whiddon Valley Community Centre, Barton Rd, 9.45-10.45am + 11am-12 noon, �1 per session, for those with little or no computer experience, pre-book from the centre on (01271) 372396

? QUIZ NIGHT: Portobello Inn, Bideford, 8.30pm, donations to Devon Air Ambulance

? GROW@JIGSAW OPEN DAY: The greenhouses, Victoria Park, Bideford, 10am-2pm, come and find out more about the project and produce grown, all welcome, info (01237) 479762

? AGM: Combe Martin Museum Sail Loft, Cross St, 7pm, all very welcome

? WESTWARD HO RESIDENTS ASSN: Extraordinary General Meeting, Kingsley Hall, Westward Ho, 7pm, held prior to quarterly open meeting, all welcome

? RASC/RCT ASSN MEETING: Bideford Conservative Club, Bridgeland St, 7.30pm, new members welcome

? BINGO: Barnstaple Parish Church Rooms, 7.30pm, all welcome

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