December 12 2013 Latest news:
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
North Devon what’s on guide: 24/01/13 to 30/01/13.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 24
PILTON PANTO: Cinderella at The Green Man Inn, Pilton, Street, 7.30pm, tickets £6 from The Green Man and The Reform Inn, proceeds to Pilton Festival, Pilton Hall and North Devon Hospice.
LANGTREE BEANSTALK: Jack & the Beanstalk, with Langtree Parish Hall Players, 7.30pm, also Fri/Sat, tickets £6 at door or call 01805 601602/601485.
BINGO: Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 7.30pm.
NORTHAM MEN’S FORUM: Methodist Church Hall, Cross Street, Northam, 10.15am-12pm, ‘Research & Creative Writing’ with Liz Shakespeare, for info call 01237 478123.
‘PLACE NAMES’: Exmoor Society Barnstaple Group, talk with Terry Green, Castle Centre, Barnstaple, 7.30pm, all welcome. Non members £2.
LIFE DRAWING CLASS: Bideford Arts Centre (next to post office), 7-9pm, all levels and abilities welcome, tuition available, just turn up or call Fiona Balfour 01237 425163.
ATLANTIC FLOWER CLUB: Floral demonstrations, Appledore Church Rooms, every fourth Thursday of the month, 2pm, all welcome, info (01237) 421911.
ROSE HILL CARERS GROUP: Coffee morning, 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 (01237) 420137 or 07944 562808.
CLOG DANCING: Ilfracombe Red Petticoats, ladies’ clog dancing team now looking for new members, weekly practice 7.30pm, no experience necessary, info 07733 476868.
BALLROOM & LATIN: Dance classes, St Peters Church Hall, Fremington, beginners 7-8pm, improvers 8-10pm, info 01271 860145.
LUNCH CLUB: The Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 12.30-2.30pm, every week, info 01237 478734.
THE BEACON: Tea/coffee, lunch and social sessions, Bishops Tawton Methodist Church, 11am-2pm (lunch 12.30pm), all welcome to drop in, chat, socialise or just read a newspaper, £1.50, to book or for info, call 01271 859334.
AIKIDO: New Aikido club, Bucks Cross Village Hall, 7-9pm for adults, 01237 441527.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 25
JACK & THE BEANSTALK: Annual panto with Bright Stars Theatre Group, Northam Methodist Hall, 7pm Fri and Sat, plus 2.30pm Sat matinee, supporting Headway charity in Barnstaple. Tickets at door or 01237 408226, booking advisable.
PILTON PANTO: Cinderella at The Green Man Inn, Pilton, Street, 7.30pm, tickets £7 from The Green Man and The Reform Inn, proceeds to Pilton Festival, Pilton Hall and North Devon Hospice.
LANGTREE BEANSTALK: Jack & the Beanstalk, with Langtree Parish Hall Players, 7.30pm, also Sat, tickets £6 at door or call 01805 601602/601485.
BINGO: Yarnscombe Victory Hall, eyes down 7.45pm.
BURNS NIGHT BARN DANCE: Ceilidh with the Bloatertown Band, Fremington Parish Hall, 8pm, bring-and-share supper, all welcome, info 01237 476632.
BURNS NIGHT SHINDIG: Ex-servicemens’ Club, St Georges Road, Barnstaple, traditional Burns Night feast & whisky toasts, plus entertainment, 7pm, tickets from 01271 376369.
BURNS NIGHT DINNER: St Peter’s Church, Highfield Road, Ilfracombe, traditional dinner & entertainment from 7.30pm, tickets £10 in advance only from 01271 865329/866647 or Tinker tailor Party Shop, High Street.
PILTON CINEMA: 2001 A Space Odyssey, Pilton Church Hall, tickets £3, ‘couples’ £5, info www.piltoncinema.org
LUNDY ART GROUP: St Mary’s Church Hall, Appledore, 10am-1pm, new members very welcome, info 01237 423884.
QUIZ NIGHT: Instow Village Hall, teams of six, tickets £6.50pp inc ploughman’s supper, all proceeds to ND Hospice, info 01237 422710.
QUIZ NIGHT: for Bideford AFC Youth, at the Robin’s nest, Bideford FC, 7pm. Adults £2.50, U16s £1.50. Teams of up to six or just turn up and find a team on the night.
QUIZ NIGHT: Appledore Community and 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.
FRIDAY AFTERNOON SOCIAL: Whiddon Valley Community Centre, Barton Rd, Barnstaple, various activities inc new age curling 1-3pm, £1, drop in for tea and coffee, call 01271 372396 for info.
HAPPY CAFÉ: Friday Lunch Club, Golf links Road, Westward Ho!, 12.30-2pm, three courses for £5, booking essential on 07773 679559. Café also open 11am-2.30pm for drinks, light snacks and cakes. Takeaway available.
AFTERSCHOOL ART CLUB: Craftihands, Mill St, Bideford, 3.45-5pm, a range of activities, info 01237 476159.
BABY/TODDLER MUSIC CLASSES: Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 9.45am Baby Music & Movement for 0-18 months, 10.45am Kindermusik ABC Wiggle & Grow, 18 months – three years.
FREMINGTON SINGERS: Meet weekly at Fremington Methodist Church, Old School Lane, 7.30-9.30pm, £4, info 01271 268094.
BALLROOM & LATIN: Dance, Sticklepath Methodist Church Hall, 8-10pm, 01271 860145.
BOWLS: Appledore Short Mat Bowling Club, weekly at Appledore Community Hall, 2pm.
BIDEFORD CEILIDH CLUB: Enjoy English folk dancing at Bideford Amateur Athletics Club, 8pm, all ages welcome info 01237 476632.
SATURDAY, JANUARY 26
JACK & THE BEANSTALK: Panto with Bright Stars Theatre Group, Northam Methodist Hall, 7pm, plus 2.30pm matinee, supporting the Headway charity in Barnstaple. Tickets at door or from 01237 408226, booking advisable.
PILTON PANTO: Cinderella at The Green Man Inn, Pilton, Street, 2.30pm matinee & 7.30pm evening show, tickets from The Green Man and The Reform Inn, proceeds to Pilton Festival, Pilton Hall and North Devon Hospice.
LANGTREE BEANSTALK: Jack & the Beanstalk, with Langtree Parish Hall Players, 2.30pm matinee, 7.30pm evening show, tickets £6 at door or call 01805 601602/601485.
BINGO: 1-2-3 lines every game, Kingsley Hall, Westward Ho! Eyes down 7.30pm.
BINGO & LINER: Barton Road Community Centre, Whiddon Valley, Barnstaple, eyes down 7.30pm, all welcome, for local charities. Previously held at former Sweb Club.
COFFEE MORNING: For Macmillan Cancer Support, Chulmleigh Town Hall, 9-11am, cakes produce & raffle. Draw prizes always greatly appreciated.
CRAFT & TABLE TOP SALE: Black Torrington Village Hall, 10am-12noon.
FERRET RACING: The Aggi, Braunton, 7.30pm, adm 33, for Cancer Research UK Relay for Life.
CHARITY DANCE: Yeomill, West Anstey, dancing to Bett & Audrey, 8pm-midnight, bring-and-share supper, all welcome.
QUIZ NIGHT: Bucks Cross Village Hall, 7.30pm, £4 pp inc supper, BYOD, info 01237 429388.
TATTING: Knotted Lace Craft Group, High Bickington, 10.30am-3.30pm. Bring Packed Lunch, info (01769) 560805.
COFFEE POT SHOP: For over 55s, at the Conservatory, Sanctuary Housing, Water Lane Close, Newport, Barnstaple, 10.30am, refreshments from 50p.
CAR BOOT SALE: Bideford Football Club, every Saturday, 8am, free parking, WCs and food.
CAR BOOT SALE: Landkey, 1-4pm, sellers 11am, £5 per car, £1 public parking.
ATLANTIC JIVE: Freestyle, Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 8pm, £5 at door, info 07872 201328.
TIBETAN BUDDHIST MEDITATION: Living Tree Centre, Paiges Lane, Barnstaple, 10-11.30am, info 01392 876619.
SUNDAY, JANUARY 27
BINGO: Appledore Social Club, doors open 7pm, eyes down 7.30pm, all welcome.
BIDEFORD SERVICES: St Mary’s Parish Church services. 8am Holy Communion; 10am Parish Communion; 6.30pm United Service for Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, all welcome.
PUB LUNCH WALK: With South Molton Striders, meet SM Square 11.30am, to Mill Inn, Bish Mill, five miles, lunches 01769 573258. Walk info 01769 573258.
QUIZ NIGHT: For North Devon Cancer Care, Lacey’s Ale & Cider House, Mill Street, Bideford, 8pm, info 01237 473798.
BIDEFORD SALVATION ARMY: Bideford Baptist Church, every Sunday 3-4pm, all welcome.
CAR BOOT SALE: Brannams site, Barnstaple, buyers 12pm-3pm, sellers 11am and £6 per car, £1 parking, no dogs on site. Info 07802 176993.
RAMBLERS WALK: Meet Duckpool car park, near Kilkhampton 10.45am, coast path-Coombe Valley, eight miles, info 01271 376274/863727 or www.northdevonramblers.co.uk.
ANTIQUES & COLLECTORS FAIR: Cedars Inn, Barnstaple, 10am-4pm, donations taken for RNLI.
MONDAY, JANUARY 28
BINGO: For Bideford FC, Robin’s Nest Social Club, Bideford, 7.15pm, all welcome.
FREMINGTON BINGO: The Parish Hall, eyes down 7.30pm, all welcome.
TABLE TOP SALE: Doves Christian Centre, grounds of St Peter’s Church, Barnstaple, weekly, 9.30am-12.30pm, for Trees of Hope Sanctuary for women in the Gambia.
SOUTH MOLTON STRIDERS: Medium walk, meet SM Square 10.30am, info 01769 574827.
BEFRIENDERS: Drop-in centre for over 65s, Christian Fellowship Church, Ilfracombe High Street, 10.30am-12pm, info 07818 650566.
BARNSTAPLE MALE VOICE CHOIR: Rehearsal, Fremington Primary School, 7.30-9.30pm.
US SOCIAL GROUP: For singles, The Panniers, Barnstaple, 8pm, info 01271 830981.
BRAUNTON CAMERA CLUB: Meets weekly, details www.quillstring.co.uk/bcc.
MODERN JIVE: Classes, ex-services and social club, St Georges Rd, Barnstaple, 8-11pm, beginners & intermediates, info 07817 144292.
TUESDAY, JANUARY 29
FUN & FELLOWSHIP: Bideford Salvation Army, Bideford Baptist Church Upper Hall, 2-3.30pm.
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 and chat, activities and facilities to suit all abilities, 10am-12.30pm, all welcome.
BIDEFORD STROKE SUPPORT GROUP: Every Tuesday, Copps Close common room. Has your speech been affected by a stroke? Small, friendly group which meets to chat & laugh. Hesitation and forgetfulness are all acceptable! All welcome, for more info call 07713 629774.
BINGO: Appledore Football Club, 7.30pm, for ND Hospice, draw and refreshments, all welcome.
BIDEFORD CAMERA CLUB: 7.15pm at Ethelwynne Brown Community Centre, East-the-Water. Includes digital and AV tutorials, workshops, talks, competitions and friendly advice. Visit www.bidefordcameraclub.co.uk or call 01237 423242.
ON THE CARDS: Have Fun, Learn Bridge, Bishops Tawton Village Hall, 3-5pm, more info Carol on 01271 343394.
SEE HEAR CENTRE: Drop-in session 9am-5pm, equipment, information and advice for people with sight or hearing loss, at 19a Alexandra Rd, Barnstaple, 01271 373236.
KNIT & NATTER: Costa Coffee, Barnstaple High Street, informal and friendly group with knitters and crocheters of all ages and abilities, every Tuesday from 5.15-7.30pm.
SCOTTISH DANCE CLASSES: Fremington Village Hall, 7.30pm, no partner needed, 01271 373975.
SALSA DANCING: The Old Bus Station, Barnstaple, weekly, 7.30pm, info 07967 893618.
TARKA MORRIS MEN: Bideford Amateur Athletics Club, 8pm, new members welcome, 01237 476632.
BOWLS: Appledore Short Mat Bowling Club, weekly at Appledore Community Hall, 7pm.
PAINTING & DRAWING CLASSES: St Anne’s Chapel, Barnstaple, 1-3pm, info 07831 493326.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30
CASH BINGO: Appledore Hall. All cash prizes, running jackpot game, 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.
TARKA HEALING GROUP: Bideford Arts Centre, The Quay, 2.45-4.45pm, SNU approved and trainee healers, info 01805 624215.
MUSIC FOR YOU: Appledore Community hall, 2.30pm, tea and coffee, all welcome.
RAMBLERS WALK: Meet Lee Beach CP, Ilfracombe, 10.30am, coast path to Bull Point, return inland, optional pub lunch, hilly, three miles, info 01271 376274/863727 or www.northdevonramblers.co.uk.
HEALING: Sea Cadet hall, Bideford, weekly 10am-12 noon, no charge but donations to ND Hospice welcome.
ATLANTIC JIVE: Modern jive classes, Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 8-11pm, info 07875 201328.
MODERN JIVE: Classes, Roundswell Community Centre, Barnstaple, 7.30-10pm, beginners and intermediates, couples only, info 07817 144292.
BIDEFORD FOLK DANCE CLUB: Northam Hall, 7.30pm, new members welcome, info 01237 423554.