Something for everyone in North Devon this week

00:01 27 February 2013

The Small School at Hartland is hosting the North Devon Seed Swap on Sunday (March 3) from 11.30am-3.30pm.

The Small School at Hartland is hosting the North Devon Seed Swap on Sunday (March 3) from 11.30am-3.30pm.

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Exhibitions, bingo, whist and specials events large and small, from 28/02/13 to 06/03/13.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28

EXHIBITION: Sea Caves, Shipwrecks & the Rocky Shore, photos by Dave Green, on display at the Rendezvous Café, Ilfracombe Landmark, until April 13.

BINGO: Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 7.30pm.

NORTHAM MEN’S FORUM: Methodist Church Hall, Cross Street, Northam, 10.15am-12pm, for info call 01237 478123.

EXMOOR SOCIETY: Barnstaple Group talk, ‘The Golden Horseshow Long Distance Ride’ with Barbara Wrigley, Castle Centre, Barnstaple, 7.30pm, all welcome.

ATLANTIC FLOWER CLUB: Floral demonstrations, Appledore Church Rooms, every fourth Thursday of the month, 2pm, all welcome, info (01237) 421911.

SEE HEAR ON WHEELS: Drop in sessions for people with sight or hearing loss. Equipment, information & advice at mobile sensory unit – 10am-2pm outside Lynton Town Hall.

TAI CHI: Weekly classes, Qigong & Yang style, the Arts Centre, Bideford Quay, 7-8pm, all welcome, info 07747 833490.

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.

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, MARCH 1

BINGO: Sticklepath School, Barnstaple, eyes down 7.30pm, for school and pre-school funds plus local good causes, all welcome.

BINGO: Braunton Parish Hall, eyes down 7.45pm, raffle & refreshments, for Taw & Torridge Soroptimists.

SPORTSMAN’S DINNER: Talks with Arul Suppiah Somerset cricketer & football’s Bobby Gould (ex-Wimbledon manager), The Park Hotel, Barnstaple, for Children’s Hospice SW and other charities, tickets £25 from 01271 374302 or 07818 037726.

TABLE TOP SALE: High Bickington Community Centre, pick up a bargain, buyers from 10am-1pm, sellers form 9am, tables £5. proceeds towards soft play equipment for U5s. Info 01769 561387.

WOMEN’S WORLD DAY OF PRAYER: St Peter Ad Vincula Church, Combe Martin, speaker reverend Marilyn Tricker, service 10.30am, church open from 10am, all very welcome.

TORRINGTON LENT LUNCH: Methodist Church 12noon-1.45pm, for Torrington Christian Aid, all welcome.

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.

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, 1pm, three courses for £5, booking essential on 07773 679559. Café usual opening times Thursdays and Fridays 10.30am-2.30pm for drinks, light snacks & 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, 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, MARCH 2

SKYFALL: Film at Littleham Village Hall, 7.30pm, more info 01237 420372.

TRADITIONAL JUMBLE SALE: Ashleigh Primary School hall, Bevan Road, Barnstaple, 12noon-3pm, all welcome.

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

COFFEE POT SHOP: For over 55s, at the Conservatory, Sanctuary Housing, Water Lane Close, Newport, Barnstaple, 10.30am, refreshments from 50p.

ILFRACOMBE FARMERS MARKET: Under Market Arches, High Street, 10am-12.30pm, fresh produce & crafts. Info 01271 864621.

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.

MAKE A HEDGEROW BASKET: The Yarner Trust, Welcombe, two day course, more info 01288 331692 or info@yarnertrust.org

BINGO: Northam Leisure Centre, 1-2-3 lines every game, for the Chemo Appeal, eyes down 2.15pm, all welcome.

QUIZ NIGHT: For the Chemo Appeal, First In, Last Out pub, Bideford, organised by Atlantic Village M&S, 7.30 for 8pm, teams of four, £1 per person, please show your support, 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.

CREATIVE WRITING GROUP: Barnstaple Library, new group, then first Saturday of every month, 1.30-3pm, more info 01271 388593.

CAR BOOT SALE: Bideford Football Club, every Saturday, 8am, free parking, WCs and food.

ATLANTIC JIVE: Freestyle, Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 8pm-midnight, £5 at door, info 07592 766871.

SUNDAY, MARCH 3

NORTH DEVON SEED SWAP: At The Small School, Hartland, 11.30am-3.30pm, swap vegetable or flower seeds, collect new varieties & chat to other gardening enthusiasts, refreshments available, more info 04109 254450 or visit devonseeds.wordpress.com.

THE LIGHTHOUSE: Castle Street Rooms, Barnstaple, 7pm, entry £1.50 inc refreshments, all welcome.

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

BAPTISM CELEBRATION SERVICE: All Saint’s Church, Clovelly, 11am, all welcome, tea & cake after!

BIDEFORD SERVICES: St Mary’s Parish Church services. 8am Holy Communion; 10am Parish Communion; 7pm Evensong, all welcome.

ST MARYS AT WINGS: Informal, Friendly Family Service, The Wings Hall, Lower Meddon Street, Bideford, 11.15am CAR BOOT SALE: South Molton Pannier Market, sellers 9.30am, buyers 10am, £6 pitch, no need to book, refreshments, proceeds to SM Pre-school, more info (01769) 572002.

MAKE A HEDGEROW BASKET: The Yarner Trust, Welcombe, two day course, more info 01288 331692 or info@yarnertrust.org

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.

ANTIQUE & COLLECTORS FAIR: Cedars Inn, Bickington, Barnstaple, 10am-4pm, adm free donations taken for RNLI.

MONDAY, MARCH 4

BINGO: For Bideford FC, Robin’s Nest Social Club, Bideford, 7.15pm, 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.

TAI CHI: Weekly classes, Qigong & Yang style, Blue Lights Hall, Appledore, 7.30-9pm, all welcome, info 07747 833490.

SOUTH MOLTON STRIDERS: Easy walk, meet SM Square 10.30am, info 01769 574827, all welcome.

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.

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

MODERN JIVE CLASSES: Classes, Ex-services & Social Club, Barnstaple, 8-11pm, info 07817 144292.

TAP DANCING: Step Ahead new classes, Abbotsham Village Hall, 6-7pm, info 07906 930955.

TUESDAY, MARCH 5

FUN & FELLOWSHIP: Bideford Salvation Army, Bideford Baptist Church Upper Hall, 2-3.30pm.

BINGO: Bideford & District Angling Club, corner of Honestone Street, eyes down 7.30pm.

DISABILITY ADVICE EVENT: For the disabled, carers & organisations, info on support, welfare reform, benefits & more. Hosted by Devon Disability Network, the Arlington Suite, Barnstaple Hotel, Braunton Rd, 10am-12.30pm and 1.30-3.30pm. Call 01392 459222 to book place.

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

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: Copps Close common room. 10.30am-12.30pm, Has your speech been affected by a stroke? Small, friendly group which meets to chat. Info 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.

BALLROOM DANCE CLASSES: Filleigh Village Hall, every Tues & Wed, all welcome, call 01769 572384 for more details & class times.

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.

SALSA DANCING: Fremington Church Hall, weekly, 7.30pm, info 07967 893618.

SCOTTISH DANCE CLASSES: Fremington Village Hall, 7.30pm, no partner needed, 01271 373975.

SALSA DANCING: Fremington Church Hall, 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, MARCH 6

CASH BINGO: Appledore Hall. All cash prizes, running jackpot game, 7.15pm.

BINGO: Northam Leisure Centre, 1-2-3 lines, for the Chemo Appeal, 7.15pm.

CHARITY BINGO: Royal Exchange, Bple, 7.30pm.

WEST WARD HO RESIDENTS ASSN: Talks on The Local Plan’ by Roger Tisdale and slides on Northman Burrows with Alasdair Barclay, 7.30pm.

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

BALLROOM DANCE CLASSES: Filleigh Village Hall, every Tues & Wed, all welcome, call 01769 572384 for more details & class times.

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.

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. 7.30pm-10pm. Beginners and intermediates, info 07817 144292.

BIDEFORD FOLK DANCE CLUB: Northam Hall, 7.30pm, new members welcome, info 01237 423554.

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