Valentines what’s on diary...

00:01 13 February 2013

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What’s on in North Devon from 14/02/13 to 20/02/13.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14

LANGTREE VALENTINES: The popular Johnny Cowling at Langtree Parish Hall, doors 7pm, £14pp inc two course meal and glass of bubbly, tickets and info from Sue 01805 601602.

SEE HEAR ON WHEELS: Drop in sessions for people with sight or hearing loss. Equipment, information & advice at mobile sensory unit – 10am-12 noon London Inn car park, Caen St, Braunton, plus 2-4pm outside Landmark Theatre, Ilfracombe.

BINGO: Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 7.30pm.

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

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

MOTORCYCLE CLUB: Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, in skittle alley. NORTHAM WI MEETING: Methodist Hall, Northam, second Thursday of each month, new members and guests very welcome, 7.30pm.

RAMBLERS WALK: Meet Combe Martin Kiln car park 10.45am, path around village, optional lunch, 3.5 miles, info 01271 376274/863727 or www.northdevonramblers.co.uk.

HISTORIC WESTWARD HO: Exhibition and survey in maps & pictures by ND AONB, at The Happy Café, Golf Links Road, every Wed/Thur/Fri 10am-3pm; Sun 2-6pm.

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.

MEETING: Roundswell Residents’ Association, Roundswell Community Centre, 7pm, all welcome.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15

BURNS SUPPER: Annual fund raiser for the Tarka Pipe Band, Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, five courses £17.50, traditional Burns supper with music, poetry, reading, laughter and merriment to celebrate the Bard of Ayr. 7pm onwards, tickets and info from 07851 523761.

BINGO: Sticklepath School, Barnstaple, eyes down 7.30pm, for school and pre-school funds plus local good causes, 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, FEBRUARY 16

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.

ENCOUNTER MEETING: 10am-12noon, home venue, more info 01237 451568.

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

JUMBLE SALE: Bishops Tawton Village Hall, jumble, bric-a-brac, toys, books, doors 2pm, adm 30p inc tea & biscuits, proceeds for the community.

FOOD COLLECTION DAY: At Tesco Bideford, for Bideford Foodbank, 10am-4pm, buy an item in store to support local people in need. More info 07874 206438.

RAMBLERS WALK: Meet Kingsley statue, Bideford, 7.30am, linear walk to Westward Ho, bus return, optional breakfast, 4 miles, info 01271 376274/863727 or www.northdevonramblers.co.uk.

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

DEVON FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY: (North Devon Branch) Meeting, Burton Art Gallery, Bideford, 2-4pm, info on (01237) 451527 or 472883. BINGO: 1-2-3 lines every game, Northam Leisure Centre, for North Devon Hospice, eyes down 2.15pm, all welcome.

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

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

TIBETAN BUDDHIST MEDITATION: Living Tree Centre, Paiges Lane, Barnstaple, 10-11.30am, info 01392 876619.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17

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

BIDEFORD SERVICES: St Mary’s Parish Church services. First Sunday in Lent. 8am Holy Communion; 10am Parish Communion; 11.30am Children’s Church; 7pm Taize, all welcome.

SUNDAY ROAST: Hartland Village Hall, 12noon, local beef, vegetarian option. Pud, cheese & biscuits £9, for hall improvements. Booking essential on 01237 441550.

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.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18

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.

DIABETES: North Devon Support Group, Roundswell Community Centre, 10.30am, talk by hospital audiology consultant, all welcome, adm free.

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 574179, 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.

BIDEFORD CARERS SUPPORT GROUP: Marlborough Court Communal Room, Bideford, free to join, 7-9pm, every third Monday of the month, more info 08456 434435. 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: 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, FEBRUARY 19

ARCHAEOLOGICAL TALK: ‘Ice Age Devon and Early Humans’, by Tom Bradbury, ND Archaeological Society, Castle Centre, castle Street, Barnstaple, 7.30pm, non members free, visitors £2.50, all welcome.

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: Copps Close common room. Small, friendly group meets to chat & laugh. 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.

BOSPA: British Obesity Surgery Patient Assn, local group meeting, the Training Room, ASDA, Atlantic Village, Bideford, support organisation for anyone considering / has undergone weight loss surgery, 7-9pm, info 08456 020446.

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.

BRING & BUY: Plus coffee morning, Bideford Baptist Church, Mill Street, 10am-12noon, fund raising for Women’s World Day of Prayer.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20

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.

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

RAMBLERS WALK: Meet Crown Inn, West Down 10.30am, local paths, easy walk, optional pub lunch, 3.5 miles, info 01271 376274/863727 or www.northdevonramblers.co.uk.

FREMINGTON GARDEN CLUB: ‘Creating a wildlife garden’ with Dr Gavin Haigh, Fremington Parish Hall, 7.30pm, adm £1 members, £1.50 guests, inc refreshments, all welcome.

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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