What’s on this new year?

Joseph Bulmer

What’s on in North Devon: 05/1/12—11/1/12

THURSDAY, JANUARY 5

? 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

? SOUTH MOLTON STRIDERS: Short walk at recreation ground, meet SM Square 10.30am, info (01769) 572506

? NORTHAM MENS’ FORUM: Christmas lunch, info from (01237) 470553

? LUNCH CLUB: The Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 12.30-2.30pm, every week, info (01237) 478734

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

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

? NORTHAM MEN’S FORUM: Methodist Church Hall, Cross Street, Northam, “Travel Health” talk with James Moore, 10.15am-12 noon, info (01237) 470553

? BASIC COMPUTER SKILLS: Whiddon Valley Community Centre, Barton Rd, Barnstaple, 9.45-10.45am & 11am-12 noon, �1 per session, for anyone with little or no computer experience, booking essential on (01271) 372396

FRIDAY, JANUARY 6

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

? 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 Rd, Barnstaple, 1.30-3.30pm, �1, call (01271) 372396 for info

? BINGO: Sticklepath School, Barnstaple, 7.30pm

? COUNTRY & WESTERN DANCE: Langtree Parish hall, 8pm-late, music by the popular Capricorn, adm �7 including hot supper, all welcome, proceeds to Chemotherapy Appeal

? AFTER SCHOOL ART CLUB: Craftihands, Mill St, Bideford, 3.45-5pm, a range of activities inc printing, dyeing, collage, felting, drawing & painting, info (01237) 476159

? INTERMEDIATE COMPUTER SKILLS: Whiddon Valley Community Centre, Barton Rd, Barnstaple, 10am-12 noon, �2 per session, for anyone who wants to extend their computer knowledge, booking essential on (01271) 372396

SATURDAY, JANUARY 7

? 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

? ADEN VETERANS’ ASSOCIATION: Barnstaple Group Monthly Meeting, Ex-Servicemen’s Club, St George’s Road, Barnstaple, 12 noon, 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 AND 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 of each month, info (01271) 321411

? WHIST DRIVE: With the Winkleigh Ringers, Winkleigh Village Hall, 8pm, �2.50, 10 prizes each side plus draw, all welcome

? RAMBLERS WALK: Meet Bude care park (by TIC,) 11am, Widemouth Bay-Bude Canal, info (01271) 376274 or 863727. Or visit www.northdevonramblers.co.uk

SUNDAY, JANUARY 8

? BINGO: Appledore Social Club, doors open 7pm, eyes down 7.30pm, all welcome

? BIDEFORD SERVICES: St Mary’s Parish Church — 8am Holy Communion; 10am All Age Communion, all welcome

? quiz night: For North Devon Cancer Care, Johnny’s Bar, Mill Street, Bideford, 8pm, info (01237) 473798

? BIDEFORD SALVATION ARMY: Bideford Baptist Church, every Sunday 3-4pm, all welcome

MONDAY, JANUARY 9

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

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

? BRAUNTON CAMERA CLUB: Meets weekly, details www.quillstring.co.uk/bcc

? MONDAY afternoon social club: Whiddon Valley Community Centre, Barton Road, Barnstaple, for adults of all ages, socialise & chat plus a variety of activities, 1.30-3.30pm, �1, all welcome

? BARNSTAPLE MALE VOICE CHOIR: Rehearsal, every Monday Fremington Primary School 7.30-9.30pm

? SOUTH MOLTON STRIDERS: Medium walk at Great Hele Lane, meet SM Square 10.30am, info (01769) 574179

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

? MOTOR NEURONE DISEASE ASSN: Meeting of North & West Devon group, at North Devon Hospice, Deer Park, Barnstaple, 7pm, more info (01271) 329717

? CANCELLED: Braunton Horticultural Society meeting

? BINGO: Combe Martin Bowling Club, Kingston Avenue, 7.30pm, all welcome

TUESDAY, JANUARY 10

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

? 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 & advice for people with sight or hearing loss, at 19a Alexandra Rd, Bple, (01271) 373236

? BIDEFORD CAMERA CLUB: The Community Room, Bideford Youth Centre (opposite the Burton Art Gallery,) 7.15pm, info (01237) 423242

? 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

? CARD MAKING & CRAFTS CLUB: New club at Northam Leisure Centre, the Square, 7pm, info (01237)423095

? BOWLS: Appledore Short Mat Bowling Club, weekly at Appledore Community Hall, 2pm, all welcome

? SIP ‘N’ STICH: free knitting club, Boston Tea Party, Tuly Street, Barnstaple, 5.30-7pm, all welcome

? FUN & FELLOWSHIP: Bideford Salvation Army, Bideford Baptist Church Upper Hall, 2-3pm, all welcome

? BRATTON FLEMING DANCE CLUB: Goodleigh Village Hall, 7.30-10pm, �2, all welcome

? BIRDS, MASAI, WATER & LIONS: Of Tanzania, illustrated Devon Birdwatching Society talk with Peter Robinson, Castle Centre, Castle Street, Barnstaple (note new venue,) adm �3 inc tea/coffee, all welcome, info (01237) 452167

? EMPLOYMENT SUPPORT CLUB: Free informal drop in, Whiddon Valley Community Centre, Barton Rd, Barnstaple, 10am-12 noon, help for anyone seeking work, training or career improvement, info (01271) 372396

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11

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

? BINGO: Northam Leisure Centre, 1-2-3 lines, 7.15pm

? CHARITY BINGO: Royal Exchange, Bple, 7.30pm

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

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

? BANDAM : Barnstaple & North Devon Institute of Advanced Motorists, all welcome to free lively talk on driving & road safety, refreshments, non members very welcome, at Platform 1, the old railway station, Castle Quay, from 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 MEETING: The Royal Hotel, East-the-Water, 10.15am, more info (01237) 473337

? DESIGN WORKSHOPS: Appledore Baptist Church 7.15-8.30pm, use your imagination & enjoy felting, monoprinting, drawing, collage and painting, weekly, info Annabel Hill (01237) 476159

? BASIC COMPUTER SKILLS: Whiddon Valley Community Centre, Barton Rd, Barnstaple, 9.45-10.45am & 11am-12 noon, �1 per session, for anyone with little or no computer experience, booking essential on (01271) 372396

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