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What's On in Devon and Cornwall - October 15 - 21

By Western Morning News  |  Posted: October 15, 2012

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BARNSTAPLE

Castle Centre: North Devon Archeological Society talk by Dave Edgcombe (AONB N. Devon) on “Hillsborough Hill Fort”. Members no charge, visitors £2.50. Tuesday 7.30pm.

BIDEFORD

Methodist Church Hall, High Street: David Thomas in concert, Bideford Keyboard and Organ Club. Admission £2.50 for members and £4 for visitors. Tuesday 7.30pm.

BODMIN

St Petroc’s Church: Joint concert by Rame peninsula and Liskerrett Male Choirs. Concert is supporting Bodmin Memory Cafe and begins at 3pm on Sunday.

BOCONNOC

Church and Stables: Scratch Messiah on Saturday. £16 incl tea. Rehearsal 1.30-4.30pm. Performance open to all from 7pm. Audience £6.Details tj.k.smith@btinternet.com or 01208 872119 (evenings).

BOVEY TRACEY

Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Riverside Mill: Illustrated talk by Jem Southam, Thursday 6.30pm.

BUCKFAST ABBEY

Abbey: West Devon Chorale will give a programme of French Choral Music on Saturday at 7.15pm. Unsold tickets on the door at £10 on the night. In advance 01752 776479 or from the Abbey shop.

BUCKFASTLEIGH

River: Raft Race from Buckfastleigh to Totnes on Sunday at 9am.

BUDE

Parkhouse Centre: Launceston & District Cats Protection Autumn Fayre. Saturday 10am-noon.

Parkhouse Centre: Bude Flower club, Tuesday 2.30pm. All welcome.

BUGLE

Village Hall: Bingo every Monday, 7.30pm.

CALLINGTON

Methodist Church: Callington Brotherhood’s 88th Anniversary Concert given by Mevagissey Male Voice Choir. Saturday 7.30pm. Proceeds for RNLI.

CHACEWATER

Bowling Club: Bingo session in aid of Stand Up for Cancer in association with Cancer Research UK. Wednesday 7.30pm.

EXETER

Westpoint: Joules big clothing sale. Sat-Sun.

Poltimore House, Old Stables: Poltimore Village Apple Day Saturday 10am-4pm. Bring your own apples and press your own juice.

Poltimore House: Chapel and Grounds, take a stroll. Refreshments in the Chapel. Dogs welcome on leads. Free Entry. Sunday 12-4pm.

New Theatre: New Writing for the four year running plays written by members of the writing workshops. Tickets £6. Wed-Sat 7.30pm.

FAL RIVER

Various venues: Fal River Autumn Walking Festival. Until November 4. Details www.falriver.co.uk/walkingfestival

GLASTONBURY

Somerset Rural Life Museum, Abbey Farm: Group of textile artists will be exhibiting their works including Alicia Merrett. Running until Dec 15.

GOONHAVERN

Village Hall: Table top/car boot sale. Wednesday 10am-2pm.

GUNWEN

Church: Harvest service Saturday 11am and another at 6pm; on Monday usual sale of produce followed by supper at 7pm.

INSTOW

Village Hall: Jumble Sale. Proceeds St Johns Church. Saturday 2pm.

IVYBRIDGE

Lukesland Gardens: Illustrated 150th anniversary talk by John Howell owner of Lukesland House. £10 incl refreshments. proceeds for St Luke’s Hospice. Booking essential 01752 691749. Thursday 7.30pm.

KINGSBRIDGE

Harbour House: Blue Open Art Exhibtion. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm. Oct 20-Nov 10.

LAUNCESTON

Eagle House Hotel: Friends of Lawrence House Museum, illustrated talk by Dr Tom Greeves on Josephine Browne: a Victorian watercolourist of Tavistock and East and North Cornwall. All welcome. Entry £5 inc refreshments. Thursday 7.30pm.

LOSTWITHIEL

The Community Centre: Antiques and Collectors Market. Friday 11am-3pm.

LUXULYAN

Church: Village Hall: Annual Autumn Quiz night Saturday 7.30pm. Ring 01208 831145 to book a table. Cost £4 incl pasty supper.

Church: Harvest service , Sunday 11am, followed by faith lunch at the back of the church.

MELDON

Village Hall: Okehampton Sequence Dance Club. £1.50 per person. Beginners welcome. Wednesday 8pm-10.30pm.

MYLOR BRIDGE

Tremayne Hall: Coffee morning. Saturday 10am-12.30pm. RNLI souvenirs, Christmas cards etc.

NEWTON ABBOT

The Avenue Church Hall: Newton Abbot Beekeepers Association Stalls, activities etc. Saturday 2-4pm.

OKEHAMPTON

Okement Centre: Devonshire Association talk on Roads and Bridges of Dartmoor by Paul Rendell. Thursday 7pm.

OTTERTON

Village Hall: Otterton Garden Club talk by Philip Brind on “The last Horse Drawn Bargeman in the Westcountry”. Free to members, visitors welcome £2.50. Tuesday 7.30pm.

PRAZE-AN-BEEBLE

St Aubyn Arms: Praze Christmas Lights 2012 Harvest Auction. Friday 8.30pm. Donations of your garden produce, home backing, preserves etc would be appreciated. All welcome.

PLYMOUTH

RBL Club, Crownhill: Plymouth Jazz Club present Steve Graham’s New Orleans Band Sunday 7.30pm.

City Museum and Art Gallery: New Light on Newlyn exhibition. Until January 12.

Plymouth Athenaeum: Polytopes from Pythagoras to Escher with Father Gregory Carpenter. Thursday 2pm and 7.30pm.

Theatre Royal: First ever UK tour Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap Diamond Anniversary Tour. Mon-Sat.

PROBUS

parish Church: Gala Concert by Mousehole Male Voice Choir in aid of church windows restoration fund. Programme at door £6. All welcome. Sunday 7.30pm.

RILLA MILL

Village Hall: Whist Drive each Tuesday at 7.30pm.

SIDMOUTH

Costa Coffee: Sidmouth Science Festival – Tuesday – Cafe’ Scientifique: Critical Thinking talk, 3pm; Wednesday – Sidmouth’s Micro Climate, Manor Pavilion Theatre 2.30pm, Open Evening hands on at the Norman Lockyer Observatory 7.30pm; Thursday – Evolution and the origins of morality talk at Twyford House 2.30pm, Beer to Beyond talk at Kennaway House, 7.30pm; plus Friday, Saturday and Sunday various meetings and venues.

SOUTH TAWTON

Church House: CanzArt ‘Making our Marks’ public exhibition. Oct 20-28.

STOWFORD

Parish Hall: Jumble Sale. Saturday 10.30am.

ST AUSTELL

Mt Charles Social Club: RAF Assocition monthly lunch meeting for members and supporters. Thursday 12.30pm.

Market House: Village Hall: Old Cornwall Society meet with Mike Ripley who will be talking about the Market House. All welcome. Thursday 7.30pm.

ST DENNIS

Claytalc: St Denys Old Cornwall Society meet with speaker Mr Simon Margetts on Cornish Place Names. All welcome. Monday 7.30pm.

ST ENDELLION

Church Hall: Whist Drive, Tuesday 7.30pm.

ST KEW

St James the Great Church: Harvest Thanksgiving and Songs of Praise with Roscarrock Revival etc followed by Harvest Supper. Sunday from 6pm.

St James the Great Church: St Kew Womens Institute’s 90th Birthday Celebration concert with Port Isaac Chorale and The Seriously Aweful Sinfonia. £4 incl interval refreshments. Monday 7.30pm.

ST TUDY

Church: An Evening of Music with Camelford Town Band. Tickets £5 on the door. Thursday 7.30pm.

TAVISTOCK

Tavy Club, King Street: Volunteer group Tidy Tavi quiz evening. Friday 7pm. £3 per person incl buffet supper.To book tickts hipsey@btopenworld.com or from the Tavy Club.

TEIGNMOUTH

Carlton Theatre: Double Death a thriller by Simon Williams. Wed-Sat. Details 01626 778991.

THREEMILESTONE NR TRURO

Community Centre: Autojumble/Collectors Fair. Sunday 9am-1pm. Stalls/details 01872 273827 or 01872 240560. Raising funds for charity.

THURLESTONE

Parish Hall: HMS Pinafore in concert by the Plymouth Gilbert and Sullivan Fellowship. Tickets £10 from 01548 561215. Saturday 7.30pm.

TINTAGEL

Social Hall: Tintagel Churches Together Barn Dance. Saturday 7pm. Adults £5 under 12 free incl Cornish supper.

Church: Service, pasty or salad supper, sale of produce. Monday 7pm.

TORQUAY

Babbacombe Theatre: Stephen K Amos. Comedian. Friday 8pm.

Princess Theatre: Spirit of the Dance. Friday 7.30pm; Marty Wilde’s Rock ’n’ Roll Party, Saturday 7.30pm.

TOTNES

Civic Hall: In your own skin project, fundraiser dance and gig. Details www.inyourownskin.org. Thurs 7.30pm. £15 on the door. £10 in advance.

Methodist Church Hall: Club Night. Admission £2. Thursday.

TREMAIL nr DAVIDSTOW

Methodist Church: Concert to be given by The Men’s Forum from Okehampton. Thursday 7.30pm.

TREWOON

Village Hall: Richard Monks from Somerset will present a concert of all types of electronic organ music for St Austell Organ & Keyboard Club. Non-members £6.50, all very welcome. Wheelchair access. Wednesday 7.30pm.

TRURO

Cathedral: Christopher Gray the final lunchtime organ recital of the 2012 series. Friday 1.10pm; Three Spires singers concert. Saturday 7.30pm.

Hall for Cornwall: Mark Watson, comedian, Monday 8pm; Kevin Bloody Wilson, Sun 8pm..

Hall for Cornwall: Truro Country Market. Tuesday 9.15-3pm.

UFFCULME

Coldharbour Mill: Illustrated talk by Julian Fox “From Cottage to Factory” Wednesday 7 for 7.30pm. Admission £6 incl a buffet supper.

WADEBRIDGE

Shuttleworth Hall, Egloshayle: Fun quiz run by the Parish of St Breoke and Egloshayle in Wadebridge. Teams of up to six, admission £4 per person incl pasty supper and nibbles. Bring your own wine and glasses if you wish. Details 01208 813612. Saturday 7.30pm.

WITHYCOMBE

Methodist Church Hall: Exmouth Folk Dance Club with Jane Thomas. Thursday 8pm.

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