What’s On North Devon

Joseph Bulmer

Events large and small from Thursday, June 16th to Wednesday 22nd

THURSDAY, JUNE 16

? 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

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

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

? 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, on (01271) 372396

? ROSE HILL CARERS GROUP: Coffee morning, at Rose Hill, Heywood Road, Bideford, 10am-12 noon, for carers of adults with learning disabilities, come along for coffee, cake, chat & support, info Laura Clements (01237) 420137 or 07944 562808

? CREATIVE WORD: Art exhibition & gallery, 9am-8pm, St Paul’s Church, Old Sticklepath Hill, Barnstaple (near Petroc,) all welcome

? BREATHE EASY: North Devon group meeting, Springfield Day Centre, Chanters Rd, Bideford, 7-9pm, “Bronchiectasis” with Jan Williams (NDDH,) all welcome, info (01237) 474725

? CRAFT SESSIONS: For adults, Ilfracombe Museum, part of Victorian Celebrations, free, info 
www.ilfracombemuseum.com

? VICTORIAN COFFEE MORNING: Emmanuel Church, Ilfracombe, 10am-12 noon, all welcome

FRIDAY, JUNE 17

? MAKE ART: With Rosa Tuffney, 10am-5pm, art exhibition 9am-8pm, St Paul’s Church, Old Sticklepath Hill, Barnstaple (near Petroc)

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

? 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

? ESSENTIAL NATURE: Art walk, Northam Burrows, 1.30-4.30pm, ND Festival event, to book call (01237) 478875 or visit www.essentialnature.org.uk

? AGE CONCERN WALK: Walkers Geoff Goldsworthy & Keith Luckhurst arriving Barnstaple Age Concern, Litchdon Street, 11.30am, free buffet, all welcome

? MOON BEAR RESCUE: North Devon Support Group stall, Bideford Pannier Market, 8am-3pm, every Tue, Fri & Sat

? AUCTION: Of Goods & promises, Cedars Hotel, Barnstaple, for Motor Neurone Disease Assn, 7pm, viewing 5.30pm, raffle & bar, info (01271) 329717

? BINGO: Braunton Parish Hall, eyes down 7.45pm, refreshments & raffle, all welcome, for Soroptimists

? CRAFT SESSIONS: For adults, Ilfracombe Museum, part of Victorian Celebrations, free, info 
www.ilfracombemuseum.com

? QUIZ NIGHT: Northam Methodist Church Hall, 7pm, teams of six, �2 pp inc supper, info/booking (01237) 421956, for Bright Stars Theatre Group

? QUIZ NIGHT: Fremington Village Hall, for Diabetes UK, 7.30pm, �3, bar, bring your own nibbles, raffle

? VICTORIAN QUIZ & COFFEE: Emmanuel Church, Ilfracombe, 10.30am, all welcome

SATURDAY, JUNE 18

? COFFEE MORNING: Christ Church, Bear Street, Barnstaple, 9am-1pm, stalls, books, bric-a-brac & jigsaw puzzles — come and find a bargain, tea, coffee & biscuits, all welcome, for Christian Aid

? FRINGE: Faux Arts exhibition of “fringe” arts, The Loft Studio, Taddiport, Torrington, part of Art Trek, running until end of June, info call (01805) 624384

? CHILDREN’S COMPETITION GALLERY: Interactive art & exhibition 10am-6pm, St Paul’s Church, Old Sticklepath Hill, Barnstaple (near Petroc,) all welcome

? 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

? BINGO: Northam Leisure Centre, 1-2-3 lines, for North Devon Hospice, 2.15pm, all welcome

? SOUTH MOLTON YOUTH CENTRE: Official opening, ceremony at 12 noon, open to public until 2pm, activities for young people 2-6pm, come and look around new centre, refreshments, all welcome

? MOON BEAR RESCUE: North Devon Support Group stall, Bideford Market, 8am-3pm, every Tue, Fri & Sat

? CHARITY BINGO: Tomlin Hall, Bickington, 7.30pm, draw & refreshments, all welcome

? ANNUAL EXHIBITION: Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers, Burton Art Gallery, Kingsley Road, Bideford, more than 200 works, runs until July 25, info (01237) 471455 or www.burtonartgallery.co.uk

? QUICHE & QUESTIONS: The Winsford Centre, Beaworthy, 7pm, �5.50 inc food, tickets from (01409) 221470

? TIDY UP OUR TOWN: Big Bash at Barnstaple Square, 10am-4pm, stalls, music, food & drink, workshops, walks, info (01271) 373311 or www.barnstapletowncouncil.co.uk

? CHARITY BINGO: Sticklepath School, Barnstaple, 7.30pm, cash bingo & good raffle prizes, for Arthritis Research UK & ND Hospice, all welcome

? ATLANTIC JIVE: Freestyle, Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 8pm to midnight, info 07875 201328

? SUMMER FETE: Hosted by Sacred Heart Church at Bideford Bay Children’s Centre, Victoria Park, with go-karts, cream teas, stalls, raffle & more, 2.30pm

? SUMMER FETE: Northam Community Centre, Fore St, 1.30-4pm, stalls, games, music, home made teas, adm 50p, for St Margaret’s Church

? SOUTHWEST GARDEN TRAIL: Fremington Friends of Children’s Hospice, 10am-5pm, meet Fremington Church Hall, tickets �5 (accompanied children free,) plus lunches, gifts, plants, raffle, children’s trail

? GARDEN PARTY: Tordown House, Swimbridge, 2-5pm, gardens to explore, cakes, plants, music, raffle, games, books & more, adm �2, all welcome, info (01271) 830909, for Chapel of the Holy Name, Gunn

SUNDAY, JUNE 19

? 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

? QUIZ NIGHT & IRISH BINGO: First In, Last Out, Bideford, 8pm, for North Devon Hospice, 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; 11.30am Children’s Church; 7pm Taize

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

? OPEN GARDENS: Buckland Manor and St Brannocks House, Braunton, 2-5pm, extensive beautiful grounds, 1850s greenhouse, tropical & sub tropical plants, with cream teas, cake & plant stalls, �3 to view both gardens. Directions: 150 yards up St Brannocks Hill next to fire station, properties on right. Info Jeremy Smith-Bingham 07778 355455

? THE CREATIVE WORD: All age art & worship, 10-11am, St Paul’s Church, Old Sticklepath Hill, Barnstaple (near Petroc,) all welcome

? VICTORIAN SONGS OF PRAISE: Emmanuel Church, Ilfracombe, with Bideford Town Band, 8.15pm

? THE BIG QUIZ: Appledore Community Hall, 7.30pm, for the Book Festival, teams of 4-6, �2 per player, all welcome

? CREAM TEAS: Lower Buttercombe Farm, West Down, Ilfracombe (EX34 8NT,) 2-5pm, �5 per person, raffles, plant sales, all proceeds to Westmead House Leonard Cheshire home, Braunton

? HELE CORN MILL: Father’s Day special at Hele Bay, Ilfracombe, 10.30am-5pm, working demos of 1920s engine (1.30 & 3.30pm) & flour milling on 100-year-old Blackstone mill, cream teas & homemade cakes at tearoom, call (01271) 863185 for more info

? ILFRACOMBE FARMERS MARKET: Lantern Centre, 10am-12.30pm, stalls, produce & crafts, adm free

? FERRET RACING: Plus hog roast, Lee Memorial Hall meadow (at Lee, near Ilfracombe,) from 2pm, info & tickets (01271) 866438

? TRANSPORT HISTORY: Walk on Tarka Trail & Rolle Canal, with ND Archaeological Society, 2.30pm, all welcome, info (01237) 425357

? OPEN GARDEN & CREAM TEA: Beachborough Country House, Kentisbury, from 2pm, historic rectory in four acres, for church roof appeal, info (01598) 763207 or www.beachboroughcountryhouse.co.uk

? BIDEFORD TOWN BAND: Concert, Holy Trinity Church, Westward Ho, 3pm, adm free, refreshments in hall after, retiring collection

? CHARITY CLAY SHOOT: For Father’s Day, Dart Raffe Farm, Witheridge, start 12 noon, last entries 5pm, good cash prizes (pros) plus trophies for novices/ladies/juniors, refreshments, info (01884) 860557/860871 or www.stjohnsfayre.btck.co.uk

MONDAY, JUNE 20

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

? 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

? PRIZE BINGO: Parkham Village Hall, eyes down 7.30pm, for hall funds, all welcome

? DIABETES: North Devon Support Group, Methodist Church Hall, Rhododendron Avenue, Sticklepath, Barnstaple, 10.30am, talk with diabetes nurse, adm free, all welcome

TUESDAY, JUNE 21

? 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

? MOON BEAR RESCUE: North Devon Support Group stall, Bideford Pannier Market, 8am-3pm, every Tue, Fri & Sat

? SENSE & SENSIBILITY: Outdoor performance, Northcote Manor, gates 6.30, 7.30pm start, tickets/info (01769) 561801 or www.northcotemanor.co.uk

? CONCERT: Bideford Keyboard & Organ Club, Methodist Church Hall, 7.30pm, visitors welcome

? CRAFT FAIR: St Mary’s Church Hall, Appledore, 11am-4pm, refreshments, adm free, all welcome

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22

? 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

? BARNSTAPLE LADIES CHOIR: In concert, Emmanuel Church, Ilfracombe, 8.15pm, more info www.emmanuel-ilfracombe.org

? 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

? 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

? NORTH DEVON HUMANISTS MEETING: Fremington Parish Hall annex, 7.30pm, more info (01237) 474225 or 477851, all welcome

? PROSTITUTION: In North Devon, historic talk by Peter Christie, 6.30-8pm, Bideford Town Hall, Bridge St, inc tour around hall & council chamber

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