What’s On North Devon

Joseph Bulmer

What’s On Wednesday, December 1st to Wednesday 8th

Monday to Friday until Dec 8 — Sale of cards for good causes & fairtrade goods for Christmas, St Mary’s Church, Bideford, Mon-Fri: 10am-4pm/Sat 10am-1pm

Daily until Dec 19 — Annual Christmas Exhibition of works by regional artists, Burton Art Gallery, Bideford, adm free, sponsored by Friends of the Burton Gallery

Wednesday, December 1 — 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, December 1 — Appledore Pirates Cash Bingo, Appledore Village Hall. Eyes down 7.15pm

Wednesday, December 1 — Afrobics Class, Clovelly Parish Hall, Wrinkleberry, Higher Clovelly, 10.30-11.30am, info (01237) 441385

Wednesday, December 1 — Majorettes club, Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 5-8pm

Wednesday, December 1 — Mini market with homemade bread & cakes, plants, bric-a-brac & more, every Wed, Winkleigh Community Centre, 9-11am

Wednesday, December 1 — Jive LeRoc! Modern jive classes for couples only. Beginners/improvers. Roundswell Community Centre, Barnstaple, info 07817 144292, 7.15-10pm

Wednesday, December 1 — Whist Drive, Royal Hotel, Market/Bude Street, Appledore, all welcome, 2.30pm

Wednesday, December 1 — 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, December 1 — North Devon Vegetarian Social Club meeting, the Owl Cafe, Maiden Street, Barnstaple, 11am, info (01271) 325105 or 850387

Wednesday, December 1 — Baby Bounce & Rhyme Time, Barnstaple Library, 10.30-11am, info (01271) 388589

Wednesday, December 1 — Atlantic Jive, beginners & intermediate classes, Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 8-11pm, info 07875 201328

Wednesday, December 1 — Lunch at the Salvation Army centre, Oakleigh Road, Barnstaple, 12.30pm, call (01271) 321972 to book

Wednesday, December 1 — Poker League, Flukey’s, Barnstaple, 8pm

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

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

Wednesday, December 1 — Barnstaple Jubilee Singers Ladies Choir rehearsal evening, Christ Church, Bear Street, 7.30-9pm

Wednesday, December 1 — Sherry’s Singing Club, sing for fun every Wed from 7.30-9.30pm, Kingsley Hall School Room, Westward Ho, �3 (�1 if in full time education,) all welcome, info 07772 735331

Wednesday, December 1 — 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, December 1 — Line Dancing, improvers class every Wed, St Johns Hall, Tesco, Barnstaple, 6.15-7.15pm, info Paul Clifton (01237) 479767

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

Wednesday, December 1 — 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, December 1 — Charity Bingo, the Royal Exchange, Barnstaple, eyes down 7.30pm

Wednesday, December 1 — Car boot sale, Chivenor roundabout, 10am-2pm, info 07802 176993/07878 034683

Wednesday, December 1 — Mums & Toddlers Group, West Buckland School nursery, free weekly session, all welcome, refreshments provided, more info Dawn Verney (01598) 760629, term time only

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

Wednesday, December 1 — 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, December 1 — Christmas Fayre Whist Drive, Goodleigh Village Hall, raffle & meat prizes, 7.45pm, proceeds to Goodleigh Grasshoppers Pre-school, all welcome

Wednesday, December 1 — Christmas Bingo, Ex-servicemen’s Club, St Georges Road, Barnstaple, eyes down 7.30pm, for Pathfield School, all welcome

Wednesday, December 1 — Community Christmas Dinner, Braunton School and Community College, 6.30pm. Tickets �7.50 from the school

Wednesday, December 1 — Bingo, Combe Martin Village Hall, for the pre-school, doors 7pm, eyes down 8, raffle, refreshments, all welcome

Wednesday, December 1 — South Molton Striders short walk, meet SM?Square 10.30am, info (01769) 573258, all welcome

Thursday, December 2 to Saturday 4 — Ebenezer - a Rock Musical, modern take on A Christmas Carol with Westward Ho! Youth Theatre, Grosvenor Church, Old Station Rd, Barnstaple, three shows Thur-Sat, with music, dance and theatre, doors 7pm, curtain up 7.30, all very welcome, tickets available by calling Sarah White on 07718 619642

Thursday, December 2 — Bingo in aid of North Devon Intensive Care, Northam Leisure Centre, 7.15pm

Thursday, December 2 — Ilfracombe Red Petticoats Clog Dance Group, Trinity Church Hall, Ilfracombe, 7.30-9.30pm. New Members welcome, info (01271) 342351

Thursday, December 2 — Bideford Folk Club, Joiners’ Arms, Market Place, Bideford, 8pm, info (01237) 470792

Thursday, December 2 — Barnstaple Rock & Roll Club with Free Dance Tuition, Cedars Hotel, 7.30pm until late, info 07899 701498

Thursday, December 2 — Afro Samba Dance Class, Holsworthy Community School Hall, Victoria Hill, Holsworthy, 7-8.30pm, info (01237) 441385

Thursday, December 2 — Coffee ‘n’ Chat, Combe Martin Baptist Church Hall, 10.30am-noon

Thursday, December 2 — Bingo, Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, eyes down 7.30pm

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

Thursday, December 2 — Toddler Time, Barnstaple Library, stories, songs and crafts for the plus-twos, 11am, info (01271) 388589

Thursday, December 2 — Bingo, Barnstaple St John Ambulance HQ, Princess Street, eyes down 7.30pm, every week, all welcome

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

Thursday, December 2 — Pollyfield Centre Lunch Club, East-the-Water, Bideford, 12.30-2.30pm, two course meal �4.50 per head, all welcome

Thursday, December 2 — Line Dancing, Ex-servicemen’s Club, Yeo Vale, Barnstaple, 7.30pm, all welcome

Thursday, December 2 — Tai Chi class for low mobility participants or beginners, Lavington Church Hall, Bideford, 11am, info 07837 663628

Thursday, December 2 — 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, December 2 — 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, December 2 — Tarka Toddlers’ Group, Bideford Baptist Church, Mill St, 9.30-11.30am, info (01237) 471893

Thursday, December 2 — Rag Rug sessions at Ilfracombe Museum, every Thursday, use Victorian art of “rag rugging” to create new rug for Victorian Kitchen at museum, instruction provided, informal & social, now 10.30am-12.30pm, all welcome

Thursday, December 2 — 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, December 2 — Hatha Yoga, Winkleigh Community Centre, 7.30-8.45pm, info Samina on (01837) 682811

Thursday, December 2 — Lunch at the Salvation Army, Torrs Park, Ilfracombe, 10am-12 noon, great food & company, all welcome, booking (01271) 321972

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

Thursday, December 2 — Bingo, Ring O’ Bells, Landkey, weekly snowball, eyes down 7.30pm

Thursday, December 2 — Rose Hill Carers Group coffee morning, at Rose Hill, Heywood Road, Bideford, 10am-12 noon, for carers of adults with learning disabilities, every fortnight, come along for coffee, cake, a chat & support, info Laura Clements on (01237) 420137 or 07944 562808

Thursday, December 2 — “Lynton & Barnstaple Railway 1935-present,” Bideford Railway Heritage Centre talk, Bideford Arts Centre, the Quay, 7.30pm, adm �1, refreshments, all welcome

Thursday, December 2 — Coffee morning, second hand book sale & jigsaw puzzle sale, Ilfracombe Museum, 10.30am-12 noon, all welcome

Thursday, December 2 — Pub quiz, Portobello, Bideford, part proceeds to Air Ambulance, 8.30pm

Thursday, December 2 — ND?Ramblers walk, meet Bratton Fleming Sports Club (SS636 372,) 10.30am, six miles, info (01271) 376274/863727 or www.northdevonramblers.co.uk

Thursday, December 2 — Northam Mens Forum, Methodist Assembly Hall, Cross St, 10.30am annual raffle, 11am talk “Rosemoor Reborn”

Friday, December 3 — Ebenezer - a Rock Musical, modern take on A Christmas Carol with Westward Ho! Youth Theatre, Grosvenor Church, Old Station Rd, Barnstaple, three shows Thur-Sat, with music, dance and theatre, doors 7pm, curtain up 7.30, all very welcome, tickets available by calling Sarah White on 07718 619642

Friday, December 3 — Whist Drive, Royal Hotel, Market/Bude Street, Appledore, all welcome, 2.30pm

Friday, December 3 — Hatha Yoga class, Lovacott Village Hall, near Newton Tracey, 9.30-11am, info (01271) 858814

Friday, December 3 — Baby Bounce & Rhyme Time, Barnstaple Library, 10.30-11am, info (01271) 388589

Friday, December 3 — 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, December 3 — 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, December 3 — 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, December 3 — The Good Companions Club, meets weekly at Verona Court communal room, Barnstaple, 10am-1pm, friendship, lunch, entertainments, term time only, info (01271) 817138

Friday, December 3 — Yoga, Whitehall House, 9.15-10.45am, info (01237) 472532

Friday, December 3 — Yoga at Alwington Village Hall, Fairy Cross, nr Bideford, 10-11.30am, more info (01237) 451813

Friday, December 3 — 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, December 3 — Rocking Shoes, rock ‘n’ roll club, at the Robin’s Nest, Bideford FC, 7.45pm start, all welcome, info PJ on (01237) 476686

Friday, December 3– Cafe Church, St Brannock’s Rooms, Braunton, refreshments, informal chat, 7pm

Friday, December 3 — Bingo, Yarnscombe Victory Hall, eyes down 7.45pm

Friday, December 3 — Quiz & Supper for Cancer Research UK?Relay for Life, The Aggi, Braunton, �6.50 inc supper, 7.30pm, all welcome

Friday, December 3 — Exmoor Carolers concert, St Mary’s Church, Mortehoe, 8pm, tickets �6 from Mortehoe Post Office, or 07773 748284 or (01271) 870137

Friday, December 3 — Coffee morning, raffle & cake stalls, for David Rundle Trust (Help for Rwanda,) at 3 Devonia, The Quay, Appledore (by post office,) 10.30am, all welcome

Friday, December 3 — An Evening of music & Carols, Calvert Trust Exmoor, Kentisbury, with The Barum Singers, 7.30pm, �7 adults �3 children, warming refreshments inc mulled wine, tickets info from (01598) 763221/710609, all welcome

Friday, December 3 — Christmas Quiz, at Isaac Hall, Braunton School, for Friends of School Assn, doors 7pm, 7.30 start, tickets �3 from school office or at door, all welcome

Friday, December 3 — Caen School Christmas Fayre, Caen St, Braunton, grand raffle, tombola, face painting, trade & charity stalls, bric-a-brac, fun & games, 2pm, all welcome

Friday, December 3 — Fremington Community Christmas Tree switch on, at fremington Green, 6-9pm, with Father Christmas, Clovelly Donkeys, Appledore Brass Band, carols, mulled, wine, mince pies & fish ‘n’ chips, entertainment at the Fox & Hounds until midnight

Saturday, December 4 — Ebenezer - a Rock Musical, modern take on A Christmas Carol with Westward Ho! Youth Theatre, Grosvenor Church, Old Station Rd, Barnstaple, three shows Thur-Sat, with music, dance and theatre, doors 7pm, curtain up 7.30, all very welcome, tickets available by calling Sarah White on 07718 619642

Saturday, December 4 — Christmas Fayre & Nearly New Sale, Kiddywinks Nursery, Whiddon Valley,?Barnstaple, 10am-1pm, craft session for children & families with Stuffy Bear & Imprint plus mince pies, raffle for Children in Need with lots of prizes, adm �1, kids free, all welcome

Saturday, December 4 — Bingo, 1-2-3 Lines Every Game, Kingsley Hall, Westward Ho! Eyes down 7.15pm

Saturday, December 4 — Barnstaple Squash Club, Saturday morning junior coaching, North Devon Leisure Centre, every week, �3, 9.20am-10.40am

Saturday, December 4 — Samba reggae dance class, Lavington Church Hall, Bideford, 2-3pm, all welcome, info 07837 663628

Saturday, December 4 — 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, December 4 — 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, December 4 — Hatha Yoga, 10.30-12pm, Hallsannery Centre, Bideford, info 07792 297294

Saturday, December 4 — 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, December 4 — 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, December 4 — 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, December 4 — Christmas Bingo, Northam Scout Hall, 1-2-3 lines every game, for the MS?Society, eyes down 2.15pm, all welcome

Saturday, December 4 — Healing, Instow Parish Hall, Quay Lane, 2-4pm, more info (01237) 421740

Saturday, December 4 — 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, December 4 — 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, December 4 — Christmas film at Littleham Village Hall, “Letters to Juliet,” with mulled wine and mince pies, all welcome, info (01237) 420372

Saturday, December 4 — Dance to Joe’s Band, Goodleigh Village Hall, for new echo-cardiogram at NDDH, bring-and-share supper, 7.30-11.30pm, adm �3.50, all welcome

Saturday, December 4 — Christmas Fayre, Beaford Village Hall, 10.30am-12.30pm, all welcome

Saturday, December 4 — Ilfracombe Farmers Market, the Lantern Centre, High St, 10am-12.30pm, fresh festive produce & Christmas gifts, adm free, refreshments & entertainment, info (01271) 864621

Saturday, December 4 — Barnstaple Concert band playing in Barnstaple High Street, 10.30am-12.30pm

Saturday, December 4 — Community Carols around the Christmas Tree, Tyspane Care Home, Lower Park Road, Braunton, 2.30pm, with Father Christmas, refreshments & raffle for CLIC?Sargent, all welcome

Saturday, December 4 — Torrington Parish Church Christmas Fair, stalls, Christmas hamper draw, morning coffee & light lunches, 10am-2pm

Saturday, December 4 — Christmas Tea, Alwington Village Hall, Fairy Cross, cake stall, draw, bric-a-brac, games, all welcome, proceeds to Alwington Church, 3pm

Saturday, December 4 — Christmas Market, Buckland Brewer village centre, stalls of country crafts, festive goods & village fayre, 11am-3pm, with Father Christmas, Torrington Silver Band, carol singing, barbecue, mulled wine & mince pies, all welcome

Saturday, December 4 — Knowstone Church Christmas Fair, Knowstone Parish Hall, plenty of stalls, teas & more, 2pm, all welcome

Saturday, December 4 — Modern Sequence Dance St Johns Church Hall, South St, Newport,?Barnstaple, 7.30-10pm, all welcome

Saturday, December 4 — Christmas Fayre, Combe Martin Village Hall, stalls, refreshments & a visit by Father Christmas, for the pre-school, 2-4pm

Saturday, December 4 — ND?Ramblers walk, meet Brendon Village Hall car park (SS 764 481,) 10.30am, six miles, info (01271) 376274/863727 or www.northdevonramblers.co.uk

Saturday, December 4 — Christmas Nativity & Carols, Abundant Life Church, Bideford Art Centre, followed by mince pies, 6.30pm, all welcome

Saturday, December 4 — Christmas Fayre, Bideford Baptist Church, Mill St, 9.30am-12.30pm, with stalls, gifts, toys, plants, cakes, preserves & bric-a-brac plus children’s activities, all welcome

Saturday, December 4 — Christmas Concert, Emmanuel Church,?Ilfracombe, with North Devon Community Choir, 8.15pm, all welcome, info www.emmanuel-ilfracombe.org

Saturday, December 4 — Christmas Fayre, Newport Parish Church, Barnstaple, Father Christmas, stalls, games, draws & refreshments, 10am, all welcome

Saturday, December 4 — Healing, Instow Parish Hall, Quay lane, 2-4pm, all welcome

Saturday, December 4 — Christmas Fayre, Pilton Infant School, with Santa, games, stalls, crafts, mulled wine & cider! plus hot chocolate & mince pies, 3-5pm, all welcome

Saturday, December 4 — Carols around the Christmas Tree with carol singers, Father Christmas and refreshments, Tyspane Care Home, Braunton, from 2.30pm

Saturday, December 4 — Northam Choral Society presents Christmas anthems and carols with mulled wine and mince pies, St Mary’s Church, Bideford, 7.30pm. Tickets �6 on the door (children and students free)

Saturday, December 4 — Christmas fayre, Fremington Parish Hall, from 2pm

Saturday, December 4 — St Margaret’s Church Christmas bazaar, Northam Leisure Centre, 10am-1pm

Sunday, December 5 — Salvation Army Praise & Worship Meeting, Baptist Church, Bideford, 3-4pm

Sunday, December 5 — One day only: Faux Arts exhibition of fascinating and challenging photographs from three Devon photographers, Shan Miller’s Private Loft Studio, bottom of Mill Street, Torrington, (facing the river and the old milk factory,) 2-6pm, themes including Voodoo, necrotised dolls and time travel, plus Christmas Affordable Arts Sale

Sunday, December 5 — Bingo, British Legion Hall, Appledore. Doors open 7pm, eyes down 7.30pm

Sunday, December 5 — TIGA Club (Trust in God Always) for children & young people, prayer and projects, St Brannock’s Rooms, Braunton, 9.45am

Sunday, December 5 — Quiz Night, the Seagate Hotel, Appledore, for Devon Air Ambulance, teams of four or more, cash prizes plus raffle, 8.30pm, all welcome

Sunday, December 5 — 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, December 5 — Table top sale, Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, sellers 8am, buyers 9am, refreshments, all welcome

Sunday, December 5 — Quiz Night, The Swan pub, Bideford, donations to Devon Air Ambulance, weekly rollover prize, 8.30pm, just turn up, all welcome

Sunday, December 5 — Cream Teas, Weare Giffard Village Hall, every Sunday until August 29, 2.30-5.30pm, adm �3.50 inc tea & coffee, all welcome

Sunday, December 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

Sunday, December 5 — Quiz Night, Ebrington Arms, Knowle, Braunton, 8pm, all welcome

Sunday, December 5 — St Mary’s at Wings Informal, Friendly Family Service, The Wings Hall, Lower Meddon Street, Bideford, 11.15am

Sunday, December 5 — St Mary’s Church Services, Bideford: 8am, Holy Communion; 10am Parish Communion & 7pm Evensong, all very welcome

Sunday, December 5 — Five Parish Christingle Service, Weare Giffard Church, 4pm, all welcome

Sunday, December 5 — The Lighthouse Family Carol Service, Pilton Church Hall, prize for all children in festive fancy dress, �1 adm, children free, 7pm, all welcome

Sunday, December 5 — Hartland Christmas Farmers market, Parish Hall, 10am-2pm, free entry & parking, 18 stalls of local meat, veg & produce, cafe

Sunday, December 5 — Christmas Craft Fayre, the Small School, Hartland, 10am-4pm, adm free, 30 stalls of local arts & crafts, cafe, all welcome

Sunday, December 5 — Combe Martin Light Up a Life Service, Methodist Church, 6.30pm

Sunday, December 5 — RNLI Appledore Christmas Concert with Appledore Silver Band, Christmas cards, gifts, mulled wine and mince pies, Appledore lifeboat station, 2.30-4.30pm

Monday, December 6 — Bingo in aid of Bideford Football Club, Robin’s Nest Social Club, Bideford. Eyes down 7.15pm

Monday, December 6 — Appledore Singers Ladies’ Choir Practice Evening, Appledore School, 7.30pm, info (01237) 424982, new members always welcome

Monday, December 6 — Jive LeRoc! Modern Jive for beginners/improvers, Ex-Services & Social Club, Yeo Vale, Barnstaple, info 07817 144292, 8-11pm

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

Monday, December 6 — Inflatable and soft play fun for toddlers, Northam Community Hall, 9.30-11.30am, entry �2 inc refreshments, info (01237) 421767

Monday, December 6 — Hatha Yoga class, The Plough, Torrington, 6.30-7.30pm, info (01271) 858814

Monday, December 6 — Bounce & Rhyme for babies and toddlers, Braunton Library, every Mon, 2.30-3pm

Monday, December 6 — 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, December 6 — Poker League, Kennys Bar, Boutport Street, Barnstaple, 8pm

Monday, December 6 — Meeting of the US?Social Group for singles, The Plough, Bickington, 8pm, info (01271) 830981

Monday, December 6 — 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, December 6 — Sequence dance, Fremington Church Hall, weekly session, one new dance a month, 7.30pm, all welcome

Monday, December 6 — Yoga for Beginners with Karen Ward 7-8.30pm, Devon Academy, Paiges Lane, Barnstaple, info 07570 865 665 or www.northdevonyoga.co.uk

Monday, December 6 — 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, December 6 — Yoga at Alwington Village Hall, Fairy Cross, nr Bideford, 10-11.30am, more info (01237) 451813

Monday, December 6 — Stretch & Tone, gentle exercise, The Plough Arts Centre, Torrington, 10.30-11.30am, drop in or call (01837) 682811 for info

Monday, December 6 — Yoga for the over 60s, Fremington Parish Hall, 12.15-1.45pm, info 07792 297294

Monday, December 6 — Yoga for Beginners, Devon Academy, Paiges Lane, Barnstaple, 7-8.30pm, info 07792 297294

Monday, December 6 — Afro Samba Dance Class, Methodist Church Hall, Rhododendron Avenue, Sticklepath, Barnstaple, 7-8.30pm, info (01237) 441385

Monday, December 6 — Christmas Bingo, fresh turkeys, chickens & Christmas goodies, eyes down 7.30pm, all welcome

Monday, December 6 — Fremington Bingo, Fremington Village Hall, eyes down 7.30pm, for the MS?Society, all welcome

Monday, December 6 — Christmas Concert with Bideford Town training band, Royal Hotel, Bideford, 7.45pm, tickets �5 adults �2.50 children from (01237) 475653/424874

Monday, December 6 — Braunton Camera Club, St Brannocks Rooms, Braunton, 7.30pm, all welcome, info www.quillstring.co.uk/bcc

Tuesday, December 7 — Silver Spurs square dance, Tesco Community Hall, Barnstaple, 8-10pm, info (01271) 870254

Tuesday, December 7 — Coffee Morning plus lunches, Lavington Church, Bideford, 10am-1.30pm

Tuesday, December 7 — Fun & Fellowship, Bideford Salvation Army, Baptist Church Upper Hall, 2.3.30pm, all welcome

Tuesday, December 7 — 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, December 7 — Winkleigh Morris Dance group, Community Centre, Winkleigh, new dancers welcome, more info (01363) 877216

Tuesday, December 7 — Bingo, Bideford and District Angling Club, corner of Honestone Street, every Tue, doors open 6pm, eyes down 7.30pm

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

Tuesday, December 7 — Spiritual Healing, Torrington Healing Clinic, at the community hospital, Calf Street, Torrington, 7.15-8.45pm, all welcome, info (01805) 622883 or (01409) 281129

Tuesday, December 7 — Circuit class, Braunton School Isaac?Hall, 6.30-7.30pm, for intermediate to advanced level, info (01271) 814093

Tuesday, December 7 — Salsa Dance, Buddie’s Bar (formerly Riverfront Cafe,) Barnstaple, learn to dance salsa & other Latin dances, 7.30pm, info 07967 893618

Tuesday, December 7 — Over 50s coffee morning, The Pollyfield Centre, East-the-Water, Bideford, enjoy a natter over a good cuppa, 10.30am-12 noon, all welcome

Tuesday, December 7 — Northam Choral Society, Northam Methodist Church Hall, 7.30pm, new members welcome

Tuesday, December 7 — Square dancing, Parish Church Rooms, Church Street, Ilfracombe, 8.15-10.15pm, new dancers always welcome, call (01271) 865687 for info

Tuesday, December 7 — Yoga, Northam Community Centre, 1.30-3pm, info (01237) 472532

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

Tuesday, December 7 — Yoga, Littleham Village Hall, 7.30-9pm, info (01237) 472532

Tuesday, December 7 — 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, December 7 — Walk & Talk, different start locations each week, free event, 10.30am, call (01237) 479060 or 421528 for weekly location

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

Tuesday, December 7 — Tarka Morris Men practice, Bideford AAC, The Pill, Bideford, every Tuesday 8-10pm, new members always welcome, info (01271) 371415

Tuesday, December 7 — 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, December 7 — Scottish country dancing, Fremington Parish Hall, 7.30pm, no partner needed, all welcome, info Margie on (01271) 373975, every Tuesday

Tuesday, December 7 — Vinyasa Yoga, The Tarka Clinic, Barnstaple, 7.30-9pm, info 07792 297294

Tuesday, December 7 — Lymphoma Assn group meeting, Barnstaple Library, 3.45-5.45pm, all welcome, more info (01271) 378747

Tuesday, December 7 — ND?Ramblers walk, meet Dulverton Exmoor House car park (SS912278,) 11am, four miles, info (01271) 376274/863727 or www.northdevonramblers.co.uk

Tuesday, December 7 — Christmas Fair, Chulmleigh Community College, 6-8.30pm, entry �1 in adv from college, primary school or Learning Library, or 1.50 at door inc mulled wine or fruit juice, all welcome

Wednesday, December 8 — 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, December 8 — Appledore Pirates Cash Bingo, Appledore Village Hall. Eyes down 7.15pm

Wednesday, December 8 — Afrobics Class, Clovelly Parish Hall, Wrinkleberry, Higher Clovelly, 10.30-11.30am, info (01237) 441385

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

Wednesday, December 8 — Mini market with homemade bread & cakes, plants, bric-a-brac & more, every Wed, Winkleigh Community Centre, 9-11am

Wednesday, December 8 — Jive LeRoc! Modern jive classes for couples only. Beginners/improvers. Roundswell Community Centre, Barnstaple, info 07817 144292, 7.15-10pm

Wednesday, December 8 — Whist Drive, Royal Hotel, Market/Bude Street, Appledore, all welcome, 2.30pm

Wednesday, December 8 — 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, December 8 — North Devon Vegetarian Social Club meeting, the Owl Cafe, Maiden Street, Barnstaple, 11am, info (01271) 325105 or 850387

Wednesday, December 8 — Baby Bounce & Rhyme Time, Barnstaple Library, 10.30-11am, info (01271) 388589

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

Wednesday, December 8 — Lunch at the Salvation Army centre, Oakleigh Road, Barnstaple, 12.30pm, call (01271) 321972 to book

Wednesday, December 8 — Poker League, Flukey’s, Barnstaple, 8pm

Wednesday, December 8 — Walk & Talk, meet 10.30am outside Cafe du Parc, Bideford, level 1 walk, free event, more info 07837 663628

Wednesday, December 8 — Yoga, Lavington Hall, Bideford, 9.45-11.15am + 11.30am-1pm, info (01237) 472532

Wednesday, December 8 — Barnstaple Jubilee Singers Ladies Choir rehearsal evening, Christ Church, Bear Street, 7.30-9pm

Wednesday, December 8 — 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, December 8 — Line Dancing, improvers class every Wed, St Johns Hall, Tesco, Barnstaple, 6.15-7.15pm, info Paul Clifton (01237) 479767

Wednesday, December 8 — Bingo, Northam Leisure Centre, 1-2-3 lines every game, eyes down 7.15pm

Wednesday, December 8 — 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, December 8 — Charity Bingo, the Royal Exchange, Barnstaple, eyes down 7.30pm

Wednesday, December 8 — Car boot sale, Chivenor roundabout, 10am-2pm, info 07802 176993/07878 034683

Wednesday, December 8 — Mums & Toddlers Group, West Buckland School nursery, free weekly session, all welcome, refreshments provided, more info Dawn Verney (01598) 760629, term time only

Wednesday, December 8 — 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, December 8 — Abbotsham Toddler Group, Abbotsham Village Hall, 1-2.45pm, term time only

Wednesday, December 8 — 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, December 8 — Epilepsy Action meeting, ND branch, Henry Williamson Room, Barnstaple Library, 10.30am-12.30pm, all welcome, every month

Wednesday, December 8 — 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, December 8 — 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, December 8 — Bideford Music Club Concert, a fun evening of music with Travelling by Tuba, Methodist Church Hall, High St, 7.30pm, all welcome

Wednesday, December 8 — Christmas Bingo, Barnstaple Parish Church Rooms, eyes down 7.30pm, all welcome

Wednesday, December 8 — Bingo, Combe Martin Village Hall, for the football club, doors 7pm, eyes down 8

Wednesday, December 8 — South Molton Striders short walk, meet SM?Square 10.30am, info (01769) 573258, all welcome

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