What’s on Christmas and new year

00:01 26 December 2012

The Co-operative staff Lana Andrew, Nigel East and Cherryl Goodman Present cheques for £800 to Claire Fisher from Encompass-BPAG and Jeremy Westcott of Freedom Social Projects.

The Co-operative staff Lana Andrew, Nigel East and Cherryl Goodman Present cheques for £800 to Claire Fisher from Encompass-BPAG and Jeremy Westcott of Freedom Social Projects.


North Devon what’s on guide: 27/12/12 to 02/01/13.


* Please note: It is worth checking with organisers to ensure regular events are still taking place during the Christmas period.

BINGO: Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 7.30pm.

SOUTH MOLTON STRIDERS: Withypool walk from Landacre Bridge, meet SM Square 10.30am for car share, or meet at start, info 01769 573258.

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, now teaching samba, info 01271 860145.

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

THE BEACON: New 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, men and women welcome 01237 441527.

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


VIGIL: A vigil for children and young people, past and present, who have suffered abuse. St Margaret’s Church, Northam, 12 noon-3pm, all welcome to go along and spend some quiet time, especially anyone who has been affected by such issues, organised by the Mothers’ Union.

QUIZ NIGHT: for Bideford AFC Youth, at the Robins 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 & Sports Assn, teams up to six, £1 per person, cash prizes and snowball draw, 8.30pm, all welcome.

BINGO: Yarnscombe Victory Hall, eyes down 7.45pm.

BINGO: Braunton Parish Hall, doors 6.30pm, eyes down 7.45, for Royal Air Forces Assn, all welcome.

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

BINGO: Sticklepath School, Barnstaple, 7.30pm, all welcome.

HAPPY CAFÉ: Friday Lunch Club, Golf links Road, Westward Ho, 12.30-2 pm, three courses for £5, booking essential on 07773 679559. Café also open 11am-2.30pm for drinks, light snacks & cakes. Takeaway available.

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, new members welcome, £4, info 01271 268094.

BALLROOM & LATIN: Dance classes, Sticklepath Methodist Church Hall, 8-10pm, info 01271 860145.

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

BIDEFORD CEILIDH CLUB: Enjoy English folk dancing at Bideford Amateur Athletics Club, 8pm, all ages welcome info 01237 476632.


BINGO: 1-2-3 Lines Every Game, Kingsley Hall, Westward Ho! Eyes down 7.30pm.

BINGO & LINER: Sweb Social Club, Victoria Road, Barnstaple, eyes down 7.30pm, all welcome, for local charities.

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, no dogs on site please.

ATLANTIC JIVE: Freestyle, Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 8pm, £5 at door, info 07872 201328.

TATTING: Knotted Lace Craft Group, High Bickington, 10.30am-3.30pm. Bring Packed Lunch, info (01769) 560805.


THE ARTIST: Pilton Cinema film, at the church hall, 7.45pm, tickets £3, couples £5, more info www.piltoncinema.org.

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, all welcome.

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 12noon-3pm, sellers 11am & £6 per car, £1 parking, no dogs on site. Info 07802 176993.


NEW YEARS EVE PARTY: Westcott Barton, Middle Marwood. Doors 7pm. Music & laughter, free drink on arrival, proceeds to local charities. Tickets £5 adults, £2 children, available at door or call 01271 815495 or 813206.

NEW YEARS EVE PARTY: Bideford Football Club, free disco, fancy dress optional, licensed bar, for tickets/info call 01237 474974.

NEW YEARS EVE DANCE: Goodleigh Village Hall, 8pm until late, bring-and-share, dancing to ‘Bett & Audrey’, more info 01271 373095.

RAMBLERS WALK: Meet Arlington Court NT CP 11am, walk out the old year with Arlington’s head warden, two hours, info 01271 376274 or 863727. Or visit www.northdevonramblers.co.uk.


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.


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