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Winkleigh Morris - December 26 , 2014
Noon Duke of York Iddesleigh

Ruby market - December 6 , 2014
The Bumper Festive Ruby Country Market in Hatherleigh in December drew record crowds to the Market and the Town where some businesses reported 3 weeks business being done on a single day. The market dates for 2014 are :- Easter Saturday April 19th Saturday July 19th and Saturday December 6th. If you would like to stall at this ever popular event, please contact the organisers through the website www.rubycountrymarket.co.uk or ring 07855187364.

Halloween - October 31 , 2014
October 31st Halloween. 6pm start Monkokehampton Old Schoolroom

Fashion Show - October 17 , 2014
Fashion Show, Charter Hall, Okehampton. 7.00pm for 7.30pm Tickets £10 including glass of wine and light refreshments.

Cinema Club - October 15 , 2014

The next Hatherleigh Cinema will be on 15 October, as always at 730pm on our regular third Wednesday in the month. Under the terms of our licence we cannot publicise openly the titles of the next two films but members will be informed by email about 8 October. Also the programme will be posted on the Community Centre internal notice board from the same date. Become a member and choose the films to be shown. Please check the Community Centre or Post Office notice boards for the entitlement of club membership.

Concert - October 10 , 2014
Concert An advance notice of a date for your diaries – at 7pm on Friday 10th October, Chrissie Cleverdon and John Hutton will be giving a concert of organ and trumpet music in church with a poetic interval. This will be followed by a glass of wine and light refreshments. Tickets £5. More details in next month’s Pump and see posters locally.

When Magic and Science Collide! - October 7 , 2014
Oliver Meech will be performing at the Community Centre on 7th October. Oliver meddles with forces we barely understand, in a comedy magic show for the QI generation. A fun filled fusion of magic, mirth and mind reading. Expect amazing tricks inspired by outstanding science! No science knowledge required, just a mind that’s open and a jaw that’s ready to drop! Oliver has performed everywhere from Harvey Nichols to the London 2012 Olympics, the Show had a 22 night sell out run at the Edinburgh Fringe and Oliver is currently Discovery Channel’s magic consultant. BBC – “my jaw hit the floor” Theatre-Wales – “could rival Derren Brown” 7+ and adults, tickets will be available from Beaford Arts and the Community Centre soon, look out for posters!

St David’s Singers - October 4 , 2014
A Concert with the St David’s Singers from Exeter will be held at the Hatherleigh Methodist Church on Saturday 4th October at 7.30pm.

Barn Dance - September 27 , 2014
Barn Dance Saturday 27th September, 7-11pm Hatherleigh Community Centre More details to follow.

Coffee Morning - September 26 , 2014
There is also a Macmillan Coffee Morning at Exbourne Village Hall in the AFTERNOON of the 26th September

Devon Planning Seminar in Okehampton - September 19 , 2014
If you are one of the people who are concerned about the way Devon's countryside is faced with large numbers of wind, solar and housing developments then this half-day Seminar is a 'must attend'. Organised by the Campaign to Protect Rural England and featuring MP Mel Stride as a guest speaker, it aims to "provide more clarity" about the issues and how local people can have their voices heard. Click to read the poster.

Games Night - September 19 , 2014
SSeptember 19th Games Night, 8.00pm start Monkokehampton Old Schoolroom

Gardening Club - September 18 , 2014
Back to our club activities; this month, on Thursday September 18th, we welcome John Collins who will give a talk entitled 'Seed to Sowing - A year's work of a Nurseryman'. We meet, as usual, at 7.30 in the Old Schools. See you there! Susan Gill 01837 810893

Cinema Club - September 17 , 2014

The next Hatherleigh Cinema will be on 17 September, as always at 730pm on our regular third Wednesday in the month. Under the terms of our licence we cannot publicise openly the titles of the next two films but members will be informed by email about 10 September. Also the programme will be posted on the Community Centre internal notice board from the same date. Become a member and choose the films to be shown. Please check the Community Centre or Post Office notice boards for the entitlement of club membership.

Cinema Club - September 17 , 2014

The next Hatherleigh Cinema will be on 17 September, as always at 730pm on our regular third Wednesday in the month. Under the terms of our licence we cannot publicise openly the titles of the next two films but members will be informed by email about 10 September. Also the programme will be posted on the Community Centre internal notice board from the same date. Become a member and choose the films to be shown. Please check the Community Centre or Post Office notice boards for the entitlement of club membership.

History Group - September 16 , 2014
Exbourne Local History Group's next meeting will be held in the village hall on Tuesday 16 September at 7.30pm. Sue Rose will give a presentation on 'The Manor of Exbourne'. Visitors are always welcome - £2 to include tea and biscuits. Further details are available from Rose Williams (secretary) on 01837 851426

SHEBBEAR ANTIQUES & COLLECTORS FAIR - September 14 , 2014
Sunday 14th September 2014 at the Village Hall, Shebbear EX21 5RS. Over 20 stands offering a great selection of beautiful china, glassware, interesting ornaments, old clocks, pictures, antique furniture, books, textiles, old luggage, vintage and retro items and rural bygones. Doors open 12-4pm. Free entry. Superb refreshments. Donations to 'Help for Heroes' & hall funds. Enquires: Harvey Paulger 01409 281152.

SHEBBEAR ANTIQUES & COLLECTORS FAIR - September 14 , 2014
Sunday 14th September 2014 at the Village Hall, Shebbear EX21 5RS. Over 20 stands offering a great selection of beautiful china, glassware, interesting ornaments, old clocks, pictures, antique furniture, books, textiles, old luggage, vintage and retro items and rural bygones. Doors open 12-4pm. Free entry. Superb refreshments. Donations to 'Help for Heroes' & hall funds. Enquires: Harvey Paulger 01409 281152.

Carnival Royalty evening - September 12 , 2014
Hatherleigh Community Centre 6:30pm followed by disco

Art from of South Pacific - September 10 , 2014
DDFAS lectures resume on September 10th when Leslie Primo looks at the western obsession with and invention of the so called 'exotic or noble' savage with a lecture headed The Cult of the South Pacific All lectures are held in the Charter Hall, Market Street, Okehampton. Coffee and delicious brownies are served from 10.00 am with the lecture starting at 10.30am prompt. For a £10 voluntary donation (refunded if you join the Society) non members are most welcome to come and see what DDFAS has to offer, so please invite a friend to come along with you! For further information please contact Sara-Jane Cumming. 01822 860281

Garden Club Exbourne - September 9 , 2014
Our next event is on Tuesday 9th September at 7.30p.m. Peter Savage will be giving an illustrated talk on “Fantastic Ferns”. Ferns are currently the “must have” plants for shady places but there are ferns suitable for all sorts of conditions and, best of all, slugs don’t like them ! Cost £3

Flower Club - September 8 , 2014
The meeting of the Sampford Courtenay Flower Club will be held in the Church Rooms on Monday 8 September at 7.30pm. There will be a demonstration entitled 'Visions' to be given by Alison Penno. All very welcome.

History Society - September 8 , 2014
On Monday September 8th at 7:30pm in Old Schools, Dr. Todd Gray will be giving an illustrated talk about the blackshirts of North Devon in the 1930’s. As usual all are welcome (visitors £2) Brian Abell

Produce Show and Ploughmans Lunch - September 6 , 2014
Ploughman’s Lunch There will be a Ploughman’s Lunch on Saturday September 6th, from 12-2pm in the Churchroom. Northlew Community Allotment Assoc. Will be holding their annual Produce Show on the same day, so if you wish, you can fortify yourself with lovely, nourishing food, enjoy a chat and a giggle and then toddle along to the Victory Hall. The Produce Show is a well established annual event in Northlew and well worth a visit-thank you to the people who organise it! See posters for more info. Tickets for the Lunch (£5 for adults, children half price) are available from the Churchroom on Post Office mornings or from PCC members.

Nearly New Sale - September 6 , 2014
There will be a Nearly New Sale in Exbourne Village Hall on the 6th September at 2.15pm It is ONLY nearly new no jumble. Do not leave any donations outside the village hall but contact Jane 851300 or Gloria 851710 if you have anything to donate.

Messy Monkeys - September 6 , 2014
Messy Monkeys The Messy Meeth monkeys and the Night Owls are looking forward to their outing to Newquay Zoo on 28th August and will then be meeting on Saturday 6th and Wednesday 3rd September respectively.

Slkittles - September 6 , 2014
The Parish Hall Committee are holding a skittles and BBQ evening on Saturday 6th Sept at 7.pm. Teams of 6 but even if you’re on your own please come and join us and we will fit you in. Telephone Peter Cobbledick 01805 804234 for more details and to book in a team.

Hatherleigh Charity Ball - September 6 , 2014
Hatherleigh Charity Ball Saturday 6 th September West Fishleigh Farm Black and white theme. With a sparkle. 1920 's Apply now for tickets Up to Tables of ten £50 per person 3 courses and cheese. Wine and port on the table Music. Silent auction and. draw In aid of cancer research ELF - Exeter leukaemia fund Epilepsy Hatherleigh Carnival. For tickets or offers of help please Call Carol 07785971960.

Fun Run - September 5 , 2014
Hatherleigh Fun Run Friday 5th September 5:30pm for 6pm start. Meet in the square to register. All ages Welcome BBQ and refreshments available.

Raise the roof - September 4 - September 7 , 2014
Come and join us for the culmination of a years work as Get Changed Theatre Company present a magical entertaining experience inspired by the stories and legends of Castle Drogo.
GC is an Okehampton based theatre company for adults with learning disabilities. Running since 1995 the charity brings together learning disabled actors, local volunteers and professional facilitators with a wide range of experience across film, TV, theatre and music to create once-yearly spectaculars which have thrilled and surprised audiences.
This year the company has burst out of the theatre and for the first time we present a site specific spectacular based in the inspiring castle and grounds of Drogo.
Follow our Facebook page for regular updates on the show https://www.facebook.com/pages/Get-Changed/133876109988042?fref=ts
To get Tickets for Raise The Roof go to :
http://www.ents24.com/uk/tour-dates/the-get-changed-theatre-company
Tickets for RAISE THE ROOF, our September finale at Castle Drogo 4-7 September, are now available

WI - September 4 , 2014
Our next speaker on the 4th September is Celia Hyland talking on “The Perils of a Competition Judge” so if you want to improve your competition entries this is the lady to come and hear! The meeting starts at 7.30 with the speaker first followed by refreshments. Our speaker for October is Canine Partners – Assistance Dogs for the disabled on October 2nd at Sampford Courtenay Village Hall at 7.30pm Come along and give us a try we are a friendly group and welcome visitors at the bargain cost of £3.

Messy Monkeys - September 3 , 2014
Messy Monkeys The Messy Meeth monkeys and the Night Owls are looking forward to their outing to Newquay Zoo on 28th August and will then be meeting on Saturday 6th and Wednesday 3rd September respectively.

Coffee Morning - September 2 , 2014
Coffee Morning Coffee Morning for Devon Historic Churches Trust (DHCT) 9.00am-12 noon, Tuesday 2nd September, Old Schools, Hatherleigh We have benefitted in the past from grants from DHCT, so would like to show our support for them. Half of any money raised will go to DHCT to provide grants for churches in Devon to maintain and refurbish their buildings and half will be returned to Hatherleigh Parish Church for our own funds. Cakes, savouries, raffle prizes and your support will be very much appreciated. Thank you.

Winkleigh Morris - September 2 , 2014
7:30pm Tally Ho Hatherleigh

Cider and Pasty Evening - August 30 , 2014
Cider and Paty evening is NOT 20th but the 30th

Aquatic Arias and Sea Serenades - August 30 , 2014
An evening of music inspired by water and all things aquatic, with baritone, Barnaby Beer, sopranos Victoria Collier and Marianne Wight, with Gabriel Jones on the piano. Lower Pulworthy, Highampton, Devon EX21 5LQ, Saturday 30th August, 7.30pm. Tickets: On the door, £10, £5 (students), or free for under 12s. Call 01837 810273 Adam & Jane, or 01837 810042 Steve & Sandra, if you would like to reserve tickets in advance.

Festival Meeting - August 28 , 2014
Meeting at the George 8pm, please come along

Winkleigh Morris - August 26 , 2014
7:45pm New Inn Sampford Courtenay

Rotary Fun Day - August 24 , 2014
Sunday 24th August 2014 The event starts at 1.00pm. We hope to include even more local groups this year making it a real community event. There will be plenty of refreshments. As usual there will be our top quality BBQ, also cream teas, ice cream, popcorn and a bar. We hope there will plenty of local dog owners entering their pooches in the Dog Show. Although the final programme has not yet been fixed we hope to have several new attractions, as well as our traditional entertainments such as children's races, skittles, archery, ferret racing, bouncy castle etc. There will be a demonstration provided by the local Fire and Rescue Service. The Hatherleigh Ukulele Bashers will be playing along with a steel band but look out for further details when the programme is finalised nearer the time. The aims of the Rotary Club of Hatherleigh are to raise funds in order to support good causes both locally, nationally and internationally. This year the main beneficiaries of Fun Day will be Devon Air Ambulance and the Alzheimer Research UK.

Rotary Beer Festival - August 23 , 2014
23rd August 2014 This year the Rotary Beer Festival will be held on Saturday 23rd August at the Cricket Club. There will be at least 8 different beers and ciders to sample. Live music will be provided by two bands but look out for the details nearer the time. This fund raising event is on behalf of the North Devon Hospice local Outreach Centre, to support at-home care.

Sheepwash Fete - August 23 , 2014
Sheepwash Summer Fete – Saturday 23 August at 2pm Fun for all the family at the Sheepwash Summer Fete is guaranteed! Try your luck at our new game ‘Ditch the Doings’; the ever competitive Target Golf, cricketer’s choice – the Coconut Shy, and a Skittles competition. Still got an eye for a ball after all those games? Then join in the Knock Out Table Tennis Contest! Quick fire knock out until we reach the breath-taking Grand Final! Sign up as soon as you arrive! Buy a delicious cake, rummage on the White Elephant, choose books, DVDs and CDs and enjoy a homemade cream tea or a local ice cream. Pick your favourites from a colourful selection of plants and flowers. We are delighted to introduce the astounding Mystic Christina who will be pleased to welcome you for her unique psychic readings with the cards and crystal ball. You mustn't miss out on a Grand Draw Raffle Ticket - a special draw this year with just 3 CASH prizes – you could win a fabulous £50, £25 or £15! Tickets for just £1 each on sale in the shop and pub and from the fete helpers now and on the day! Grand draw at 4pm. To top it all off enjoy Simon’s sizzingly scrumptious BBQ! It's going to be grrrrreat! See you there! All proceeds in support of Sheepwash village hall, community shop, St Lawrence Church and The League of Friends, Black Torrington Surgery.

NO CIDER AND PASTIES - August 20 , 2014
Cider and Pasties in the Town Square on 30th Augustr not to the 20th

Cinema Club - August 20 , 2014

The next Hatherleigh Cinema will be on 20 August, as always at 730pm on our regular third Wednesday in the month. Under the terms of our licence we cannot publicise openly the titles of the next two films but members will be informed by email about 13 August. Also the programme will be posted on the Community Centre internal notice board from the same date. Become a member and choose the films to be shown. Please check the Community Centre or Post Office notice boards for the entitlement of club membership.

Winkleigh Morris - August 19 , 2014
8pm Half Moon Sheepwash

Meet The Artist - August 17 , 2014
Meet the Artist, Peter Baker, at this special Sunday viewing of his exhibition of Paintings & Drawings at Salar Gallery, 20 Bridge Street (which finishes on 13th September). And enjoy a Cream Tea in the Gallery Courtyard (weather permitting) from which all monies raised will go to Devon Wildlife Trust (Tel: Salar Gallery: 01837 810940)

Potty for Painting - August 16 - August 17 , 2014
On the weekend of 16th & 17th August,"Potty For Painting" will be offering weekend workshops at Badgers, Week, near Iddesleigh. Jilly Chandler will welcome all ages and abilities to come and paint some pottery - ranging from plates and mugs, to garden Gnomes, to wall tiles, to tea pots, to fairies, to figurines, to butter dishes etc! So come and try something new! View her website www.pottyforpainting.co.uk Bookings MUST be taken, by either e mailing jilly@pottyforpainting.co.uk or ringing 01837 811043, as numbers are limited - prices start at as little at £4.50 + £3.00 for studio fee - you can paint as many items as you like for one studio fee, this covers the cost of glazing the items and firing them in her kiln on the premises. Light lunch can be provided when booking at a cost of £5.00 per person which will include drinks.

Beer Festival - August 15 - August 17 , 2014
Iddesleigh Beer Festival, with Music at the Duke of York

FESTIVAL MEETING - August 14 , 2014
Festival Meeting The phoenix will rise at 8pm in the George

History Society - August 11 , 2014
On Monday August 11th at 7pm we will be meeting in South Street at the entrance to Pound Meadow where a small plaque is to be unveiled by Mrs. Betty Willis marking the site of the old pound where stay animals were penned until redeemed by their owners. Brian Abell

Meeth Fete and Dog Show - August 9 , 2014
Old Rectory, more details to follow

Animal Blessing - August 3 , 2014
Animal Blessing This month will start with a regular special service: Animal Blessing on Sunday 3rd August. All pets (able to fit in the church) will be most welcome with their owners. It is so important to recognise the vital part the animal kingdom plays in everyone’s life, and while our pets, large and small, become part of the family and we cherish them as such, we also give thanks for farm and wild animals. Sadly we realise that there is still much cruelty, neglect and disregard for the welfare of animals and indeed the whole of the natural world and in our prayers we remember all this before God as well as thanking him for the beauty and variety of his creation.

Hatherleigh WW1 Commemoration and Concert - August 2 , 2014
The 2nd August is looming fast and tickets are now available for the Concert which is to be held at the Community Centre starting at 7.30pm.

Soup Lunch and Bring and Buy - July 30 , 2014
Messy Monkeys The poppies sown by Messy Meeth Monkeys have germinated well, and need thinning so we look forward to a good display by the church gate as we remember the sacrifices made in the First World War. Foxgloves and other plants are also flowering in the part of the churchyard set aside as a natural area. The next meeting is on 5th July and then on Wednesday 30th July we shall be having a Soup Lunch and Bring & Buy stall in Meeth Village Hall in aid of our outing. It is always a happy occasion to meet and chat and everyone is most welcome – 12.30 pm with home-made soup, crusty bread & butter, cheese & biscuits, fruit, tea & coffee - £4.50. There will also be a draw.

Winkleigh Morris - July 29 , 2014
8pm Red Lion Exbourne

Fun Day - July 26 , 2014
Fun Day Saturday 26th July 3.00 pm Methodist Chapel Fun Day Brook Cottage, Northlew Stalls and teas for all to enjoy! Everyone Welcome!!

Jacobstowe Fete - July 26 , 2014
Fete Jacobstowe Community Group is arranging a Fete/Tea and cake afternoon in July, an exact date yet to be determined but Saturday 26th is aimed for. This is the first such event in the community for nearly 40 years so we need some help and ideas. We are holding a meeting in the church at 7.30pm on Tuesday 24th June. Please come along and lend your support and ideas to make this event a great success.

Concert in Exbourne - July 25 - July 26 , 2014
A Concert Celebration in Exbourne! The Exbourne Choir will be holding their summer concert on Friday 25 and Saturday 26 July. The exciting programme Directed by Pauline Savage will include well known medleys of songs from the musicals of Rodgers & Hammerstein and Andrew Lloyd Webber. Numbers will include The Sound of Music – Oh, What a Beautiful Morning – Oklahoma – I Whistle a Happy Tune, Do-Re-Me – You’ll Never Walk Alone from Rodgers & Hammerstein and Phantom of The Opera – Music of The Night – Don’t Cry for Me Argentina& Superstar from Lloyd Webber. Other sing-along numbers are from Gilbert & Sullivan, Leonard Cohen and Karl Jenkins. The two night show starting at 7.30 pm will be held in the Exbourne Village Hall and all proceeds will go the Village Hall restoration fund and St. Mary’s Church. This is a great opportunity to support the village, meet old and new friends, listen to some lovely music and have a great night out. Tickets at just £8 will include interval refreshments and are available for Friday or Saturday nights from any Choir member or telephone Adrian Williams 01837 851320 or Pauline Savage on 01837 851461.

Summer Exhibition - July 25 - July 26 , 2014
The Free Range Art group's Summer Exhibition Friday 25th and Saturday 26th of July Viewing from 5pm Friday Art for sale Refreshments available Old Schools Hatherleigh Free admission

Carnival Disco - July 25 , 2014
Carnival Disco in the Market 7:30pm

Night Owls - July 23 , 2014
Night Owls The night owls meet on Wednesday 23rd July at 7pm for chat, games & food!

Time to relax - July 20 , 2014
Time to relax Have a relaxing Sunday ..... Come for a quiche, salad and pud lunch in Old Schools, all home made and delicious on Sunday 20th July at 12.30 Price: £7 per person Tickets from Salar Gallery-Post office-Jo Barrett 810 535 On August 2nd, our son, Marcus, is getting on his bike to cycle from John O'Groats to Land's End, a distance of 960 miles. He hasn't really cycled since a child and aims to do 60/80 miles per day.( training is progressing!) It is in aid of British Heart and Elf and after lunch amble along to the Community Centre to see Hatherleigh Players perform The Importance of Being Earnest.

The importance of being earnest - July 20 , 2014
The Players Earnestly invite you… ...to bring a picnic and enjoy an afternoon of Oscar Wilde’s wit and humour as we put on a 1920s version of his classic comedy play The Importance of Being Earnest. Expect Charleston dancing, mistaken identities, arguments over muffins and cucumber sandwiches and of course, A HANDBAG! Sunday 20th of July at Hatherleigh Community Centre Lawn. Doors open 3.30pm, performance starts at 4pm. Saturday 26th of July at Castle Drogo gardens. Gates open at 6pm, performance starts at 6.30pm. Tickets available from Richard Tidball Insurance Services 01837810010 for both performances and Castle Drogo for the Drogo performance. Adults £7, Conc £5, Children £3. Please don’t forget to bring a picnic and something to sit on!

Ruby market - July 19 , 2014
The Bumper Festive Ruby Country Market in Hatherleigh in December drew record crowds to the Market and the Town where some businesses reported 3 weeks business being done on a single day. The market dates for 2014 are :- Easter Saturday April 19th Saturday July 19th and Saturday December 6th. If you would like to stall at this ever popular event, please contact the organisers through the website www.rubycountrymarket.co.uk or ring 07855187364.

Cinema Club - July 16 , 2014
The next Hatherleigh Cinema will be on 16 July, as always at 730pm on our regular third Wednesday in the month. Under the terms of our licence we cannot publicise openly the titles of the next two films but members will be informed by email about 14 May. Also the programme will be posted on the Community Centre internal notice board from the same date. Become a member and choose the films to be shown. Please check the Community Centre or Post Office notice boards for the entitlement of club membership.

Ladies Group - July 16 , 2014
Ladies Group A display of sparkling decorated eggs was on show at the Ladies Group June meeting, when members enjoyed a talk and demonstration of how to achieve a similar result. Most were not sure they would have the skill or patience but . . . first catch your goose egg! Flower of the Month winner was Mary Risdon, with 2) Sandra Pruski and 3) Peggy Martin. On Wednesday 16th July there will be a talk on First Aid at the Old Schoolroom.

Creative Retreat - July 15 , 2014
Creative Retreat Bernard’s Acre Moorland Centre, Belstone, Dartmoor is running a Creative Retreat on 15th-16th July 2014. £40 full board or £20 days only and concessions. Please see www.bernardsacredartmoor.wordpress.com or contact Kate Hamilton at retreat@bernardsacre.org.uk or 01404 823201 for further information.

Winkleigh Morris - July 15 , 2014
8pm Duke of York Iddesleigh

SAMPFORD COURTENAY Flower Club - July 14 , 2014
The next meeting of the Sampford Courtenay Flower Club will take place on Monday 14 July in the Church Rooms at 7.00pm (note time). Sheila Gibson-Mattison will give a demonstration entitled 'The World is a Smaller Place'. All welcome.

Twenty Years On - July 13 , 2014
Twenty years on On the afternoon of Sunday 13th July at 4pm we are having a celebration service to mark Ingrid’s 20 years as a Lay Reader. It will be followed by tea in the village hall and everyone is most welcome.

Winkleigh Fair - July 12 , 2014
On Saturday 12th July Winkleigh & District Garden Club are co-hosting a Clay Shoot combined with a a wild venison / burgers BBQ. The event at Winkleigh War Memorial Recreation Field will take place between 2pm and 7 pm. Experienced and novice gun handlers will be welcome to enjoy an entertaining and gourmet afternoon. A raffle will be worth investigating and tea/coffee/cake will make a welcome addition to a wonderful afternoon out for all of the family.

Open Gardens - July 12 , 2014
Open Gardens Hatherleigh Open Gardens: Please note New date: Saturday 12th July - one day only. (This replaces the weekend of June 21st/22nd ). Please contact Sally on 810377 or 810940 if you think you might like to open your garden. (Monies raised will go towards the running of the St John the Baptist Parish Church)

Okehampton Dementia Friendly - July 11 , 2014
Devon Senior Voice and Okehampton College would like to invite you to their Dementia Awareness Day in Okehampton on Friday 11th July 2014 10.00am – 4.00pm registration from 9am at Okehampton Charter Hall & Red Lion Square Launching Dementia Friendly Okehampton For further information and to book a free place please complete the online registration at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/okehampton-dementia-awareness-day-launching-dementia-friendly-okehampton-tickets-10592647895 or contact Ann Crawford 01837 840562 arc.southtawton@virgin.net Devon Senior Voice 01803 732678 info@scfd.org.uk Lunch and refreshments available at a small cost

Wildlife Discovery Day - July 6 , 2014
On 6th July Devon Wildlife Trust will be holding a Discovery Day at Meeth Quarry nature reserve. Activities for all the family with pond dipping, family walks, kids crafts, nature tales and stories, join a guided walk or simply come along for a bike ride and have a cuppa. No need to book just turn up, 10.30 – 4pm. Further details at www.devonwildlifetrust.org.

Jazz in the Garden - July 6 , 2014
Jazz in the Garden at Ash House Iddesleigh with The Steve Tucker All Star Jazz Band on Sunday 6th July 2 - 6pm barbecue, cream teas, ice creams, Pimms Bar, and BeerTent Tickets at the Gate - EX19 8SQ Adults £7.50 OAP and friends of the Church: £5.00 Children under 16 Free Dogs on Leads are welcome All proceeds to St James Church Iddesleigh Further information jana.khayat@virgin.net or suefolland@hotmail.co.uk

Concert - July 6 , 2014
Village Hall Concert Sunday July 6th 1pm Meeth Village Hall welcomes Swedish singer/songwriter, storyteller, folk performer and multi-instrumentalist (and Meeth resident) Rosa Rebecka for a lunchtime concert on Sunday July 6th. In this special concert, Rebecka introduces a very special instrument: a century-old guitar which has been passed from mother to daughter for four generations. Played by Rebecka’s mother, grandmother and great grandmother, last year it made its way from Gothenburg to Meeth and was heard on Radio Four’s Saturday Live. In the show, the story of the guitar and its owners are brought to life, as the dramatic tales of four very different women are told through songs of the past and present, all performed with Rebecka’s trademark vocal brilliance and emotional intensity. Rebecka will be supported by a group of young, emerging singers from various parts of Devon, collectively known as The Resonance. The members of The Resonance have all been taught singing by Rebecka, but have voices which are distinctly their own. Their rich, intricate harmonies are a treat for anyone with a passion for the art of singing. Price: £5/£2.50 (14 and under), to include two-course lunch and tea/coffee For tickets, call Rose on 01837 810165 or Beryl on 810553. Booking before the 1st of July is essential, as numbers are limited!

Northlew Fete - July 5 , 2014
Our Patronal Festival, this year, falls on July 5th. Starting with a service in Church at which the guest preacher will be Revd Stuart Wilson, the fete will be at Churchgate. (In the very unlikely event of rain it will be in the Victory Hall). Good old Thomas Becket has been an example to us all for well over 800 years so come and help us honour his memory. The churchroom will be open every day during the week prior to 5th and items for stalls can be left there. Such as bric-a-brac, cakes, plants, toys, bottles, books, unwanted diamonds and the like anything except real jumble, really. Thank you.

Afternoon Tea - July 5 , 2014
Exbourne School PFA are holding afternoon tea at Exbourne Village Hall on Sat 5th July at 3pm. Delicious cakes and sandwiches will be available, served on cake stands. Proper posh! A raffle will be held during the afternoon. Come along, have a natter with friends and spoil yourself with a lovely afternoon tea. Heather Collins

Church Fete - July 5 , 2014
Church Fete Saturday 5th July 2014 Hatherleigh Parish Church Fete 3.00 pm Hatherleigh Square To be opened by Rev. Stephen Cook, Team Rector of the Northmoor Team, with his wife, Fiona. You are warmly welcomed to come and enjoy a scrumptious tea and a variety of stalls and activities whilst listening to Hatherleigh Silver Band! Everyone is Welcome!! Donations of plants, flowers, veg., savouries, cakes, books, bathroom stuff, odds and bods, bottles, and draw prizes would be gratefully received. Please deliver to Old Schools after 9am on Sat. 5th July. Proceeds from the fete will go to our general church funds towards the insurance, electricity and other expenses that enable us to keep the church and other church buildings open and available for use.

Messy Monkeys - July 5 , 2014
Messy Monkeys The poppies sown by Messy Meeth Monkeys have germinated well, and need thinning so we look forward to a good display by the church gate as we remember the sacrifices made in the First World War. Foxgloves and other plants are also flowering in the part of the churchyard set aside as a natural area. The next meeting is on 5th July and then on Wednesday 30th July we shall be having a Soup Lunch and Bring & Buy stall in Meeth Village Hall in aid of our outing. It is always a happy occasion to meet and chat and everyone is most welcome – 12.30 pm with home-made soup, crusty bread & butter, cheese & biscuits, fruit, tea & coffee - £4.50. There will also be a draw.

Summer Fair - July 4 , 2014
Summer Fair Friday 4th July, 6.30pm School playing field, all the usual fun and stalls.

Exbourne Sampford Courtenay and Jacobstowe WI - July 3 , 2014
The next meeting of Exbourne Sampford Courtenay and Jacobstowe WI is on Thursday 3rd July at Exbourne Village Hall at 7.30pm. The speaker is Susan Champion and a cookery demonstration. Come along and enjoy good company, a good speaker and all for £3 for visitors………..oh and don’t forget the tea or coffee!!

Carnival Meeting - July 2 , 2014
Carnival meeting The George 7:30pm

Flower Club hay Meadow Walk - June 30 , 2014
Sampford Courtenay Flower Club are also organising a hay meadow walk with Paul Rendell, followed by a cream tea on Monday 30 June.

Afternoon Tea - June 29 , 2014
Exbourne Sampford Courtenay and Jacobstowe WI On Sunday 29th June the Exbourne Sampford Courtenay and Jacobstowe WI are hosting afternoon tea at Southey Farm, Sampford Courtenay, from 2.30pm. Everyone welcome, free entry and plants for sale. At their regular monthly meeting on 5th June the speaker with be Marilyn Hornby on the subject of Textiles. The meeting will be held in Exbourne Village Hall and will start at 7.30. Everyone welcome £3 for visitors including tea

Village Picnic - June 28 , 2014
Come and join us at the Village Picnic on Saturday June 28th! The Big Village Picnic will start at 2.30 on Church Field. Please bring your own picnic for your own family group, along with rugs, chairs and gazebos if you like. There won't be any prizes, but there will be a bar, and music, and a free bouncy castle and other games for the children - and of course the Duck Race! The Old Schoolroom will be open so you can make some tea or coffee and there'll be a cake stall with a selection of sponges and fruit cakes. Absolutely nothing else to spend your money on except ice creams, so what's not to like? Come for an (almost) free, fun afternoon with your fellow villagers on June 28th. Contributions to the cake stall would be much appreciated - and we always welcome another pair of hands to help with the bar, for instance! Just speak to a member of the Social Group. Thank you.

Bring and Share Picnic - June 28 , 2014
June 28th Bring and Share Village Picnic! Monkokehampton Old Schoolroom

Commemorating the WW1 Dead - June 28 , 2014
Northlew will be commemorating the dead of the Dead of the Great War on June 28th. There will be a display in the Square involving a fly over of bi-planes, troops marching, a 3D projection of old News reels and a service in Church. Northlew is also growing the longest poppy avenue in the world, over twenty miles of verges having been planted by volunteers in remembrance of those who died. Chris at the Shop can tell you more!

Night Owls - June 25 , 2014
Night Owls Our group for older children meet once a month. Next meeting 25th June.

Jacobstowe Fete Meeting - June 24 , 2014
Fete Jacobstowe Community Group is arranging a Fete/Tea and cake afternoon in July, an exact date yet to be determined but Saturday 26th is aimed for. This is the first such event in the community for nearly 40 years so we need some help and ideas. We are holding a meeting in the church at 7.30pm on Tuesday 24th June. Please come along and lend your support and ideas to make this event a great success.

wind turbine at Heane Farm - June 24 , 2014
Hatherleigh Town Council Is holding a public meeting in respect of the planning application that has been lodged with WDBC for a wind turbine at Heane Farm, Runnon Moor Lane, Hatherleigh. This meeting will take place in Hatherleigh Community Centre on 24th June at 7pm. All neighbouring Parish Councils, the Developer, the Applicant and the WDBC Planning Officer will be invited to attend. This meeting is open to all members of the public and will be an opportunity to put forward your views on the application, details of which can be found on the WDBC planning website application no 00635/2014

Exbourne Playing Field Association EGM - June 23 , 2014
Exbourne Playing Field Association At the AGM of the Playing Field long term members stood down from the Committee as Officers, and there were no members of the public supporting the Meeting or coming forward to help. An Extraordinary Meeting has been arranged for Monday 23rd June at 7.30 pm in The Village Hall, we do hope you will support this Meeting as it will have huge implications for the Community and School if no Committee is formed.

Dog Show - June 21 , 2014
at Made Well click for details

Fun Day - June 21 , 2014
Funday Hatherleigh pre-school fun day Saturday 21st June 2014 12-5pm. £1 entry fee.There will be raffles, pony rides, face painting, local craft stalls, free bouncy castle, cream teas, bar and BBQ, and much much more. Children's competition- make an animal out of fruit or vegetables, put your entry onto a paper plate with entry form attached to it, which you can get from Hatherleigh pre-school, and also at Hatherleigh co-op, 20p an entry. The local firemen will also be here bringing the fire engine over for you to have the opportunity to have your picture taken sitting in it, for the young and the young at heart.

Summer Fete - June 21 , 2014
We look forward to hosting our Summer Fete by kind permission of the Primary School, in their grounds again on Saturday 21st June at 2.15 pm, there will be a Grand Raffle, Cakes, Plants, Bric a Brac, Books, Games, Bottle Stall, Entertainment, Country Dancing and much more, do come along and enjoy this Community Event, our Theme this year is 'Fairground Fun' which ties in with the Schools topics this term, and if you would like to help or contribute in any way please let Lorraine know. There must be the odd Juggler, Clown or Stilt man around. !! We need you. And of course a luscious Tea. I am hoping the Church will also be decorated for the occasion, again any offers of help please. A list of Stall holders will be on Posters soon and all donations will be very gratefully received.

Gardening Club Trip - June 20 , 2014
Gardening Club Back on the road again this month, we are off to the Agroforestry Research Trust at Dartington where we will have a 2hour guided tour of the pioneer garden there. In case you're wondering what??!!, Forest Gardening is a system based on trees, shrubs and perennials whose primary aims are sustainability, productivity and requiring low maintenance. Crops which are produced will often include fruit, nuts, edible leaves, spices, medicinal plant products, poles, fibres, basketry materials, honey, fuel wood etc. The tour starts at 1.30 but we will be leaving the Co-op at 9.30 on Friday, June 20th as we will be calling in at Hill House garden and nursery en route. We will take our own cars and probably a packed-lunch although there is a tea-room serving light refreshments at Hill House. Susan Gill

Cinema Club - June 18 , 2014
The next Hatherleigh Cinema will be on 18 June, as always at 730pm on our regular third Wednesday in the month. Under the terms of our licence we cannot publicise openly the titles of the next two films but members will be informed by email about 18 June. Also the programme will be posted on the Community Centre internal notice board from the same date. Become a member and choose the films to be shown. Please check the Community Centre or Post Office notice boards for the entitlement of club membership.

Church Fete Meeting - June 17 , 2014
If anyone has any ideas or is able to help, please come along to the Church Fete Planning Meeting at 7.00pm on Tuesday 17th June in Old Schools. Donations of plants, flowers, veg., savouries, cakes, books, bathroom stuff, odds and bods, bottles, and draw prizes would be gratefully received. Please deliver to Old Schools after 9am on Sat. 5th July. Proceeds from the fete will go to our general church funds towards the insurance, electricity and other expenses that enable us to keep the church and other church buildings open and available for use.

Exbourne Open Gardens - June 14 , 2014
Our June event will be the Exbourne Open Gardens on 14th June which is for Village Hall funds and there will also be a plant sale for Garden Club funds.

Jerusalem - June 14 , 2014
Jerusalem Play Comes to Hatherleigh When did you last get a chance to see a play that is “Unarguably one of the best dramas of the twenty-first century” (The Guardian) without travelling miles or taking out a loan to afford it? Well now you can! Hatherleigh Community Centre is hosting Jerusalem on Saturday June 14th in conjunction with Exeter Northcott Theatre and the Common Players. The Times say it’s “The best new play of the decade”! Come along and watch this multi award winning entertaining play about Johnny “Rooster” Byron; an ex daredevil rider which charts the chaotic and hilarious events over the 24 hours of a local mid-summer festival. Tickets are just £10 and include entertainment from My Black Hat (A ragtime and country blues trio) and the Hatherleigh Ukulele Bashers before the play starts (and during the intervals). This is an outdoor event so bring something to sit on! The evening starts at 6pm and there will be food to buy and a licensed bar. For more details please see our website and also www.newjerusalem.org.uk Tickets available from Hatherleigh Community Centre (cash & cheque only) or Northcott Box Office 01392 493493 or www.northcott.co.uk (credit/debit cards) 14yrs+

Wind Turbine Blimp launch - June 14 , 2014
The rising of the blimp

Wine Tasting - June 12 , 2014
Greetings from the Burrow Do book your tickets for our summer wine tasting on the 12th June here at the Burrow .We’ll have a lovely selection of light summer wines from Charles Steephenson for your delectation. Tickets are £5 and available in the shop . We have a new café manager, Nikki Kearley who has been making delicious pies ,cakes and light lunches .Come and treat yourself ,your friends and family to a Burrow-made tasty snack or meal . We look forward to seeing you soon Lucy and the Burrow team

Hatherleigh Players' AGM - June 11 , 2014
In the Community Centre at 7:30pm

Hatherleigh Council Meeting - June 11 , 2014
7:00pm Community Centre

Exbourne Gardening Club - June 10 , 2014
Exbourne Garden Club Our next Garden Club visit is to Moon Farm on Tuesday 10th June at 7.30pm . Moon Farm is run on Bio Dynamic principles which Lisa will describe to us and we will have a chance to walk around the polytunnels and see some of the principles in action. Cost £3. For more details contact Sheila White on 851306 or kandswhite@waitrose.com.

Coffee Morning - June 10 , 2014
HATHERLEIGH SCHOOL ASSOCIATION Coffee Morning Tuesday 10th June, 9am Old Schools Hatherleigh Cake stall, plants/books, Raffle

History Society - June 9 , 2014
History Society On Monday June 9th at 7:30pm in Old Schools Simon Dell will be giving an illustrated talk about the Ten Tors Challenge since its inception fifty years ago. All welcome (visitors £2) Brian Abell

Flower Club Trip - June 9 , 2014
Flower Club Sampford Courtenay Flower Club will be visiting Nancy Passmore's garden at Inwardleigh, on Monday 9 June Details from the chairman, Liz Allen, on 01837 840942. They are also organising a hay meadow walk with Paul Rendell, followed by a cream tea on Monday 30 June.

Concerts in the West - June 7 , 2014
Concerts in the West Alastair Beatson, pianist in concert 7 June 2014, at Lower Pulworthy, Highampton The list of recent concert performances by Alastair includes appearances as a soloist with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Britten Sinfonia, the Scottish Ensemble and performances as soloist in Messiaen's Oiseaux Exotiques, conducted by George Benjamin and Hindemith's The Four temperaments. Alastair's has played at numerous festivals, including Aldeburgh, Bath Mozartfest, Music at Plush, Resonances (Belgium), Ernen (Switzerland), Delft and Oxford Chamber Music. He is a regular participant of IMS Prussia Cove and was invited to join their touring groups in 2007 and 2011. Musical Programme - Alastair Beatson, pianist: Bartok Three Rondos on Folk Tunes Sz84; Janaček In the Mists; Beethoven Sonata in A major Op 101; Schumann Carnaval Op 9. Tickets available from Salar Gallery, 18/20 Bridge Street, Hatherleigh Tickets: £14. Parking available, interval drinks, disabled access. Ticket discounts for young people: Concerts in the West would like to encourage more children and students to attend concerts and we offer the following discounts: Children/Students age 12 years and over: half price Children under 12 years of age: FREE entry with a family member School Groups (and more than two children with adults): to be negotiated separately. Bring a friend for free: Concerts in the West ticket holders may bring for FREE one friend who has never attended a “Concerts in the West” performance before.

The Wild Strawberries - June 7 , 2014
Featuring Big Al at The Baxter Hall Petrockstow Saturday 7th June Door open 7.30 Live Music 8pm Tickets £5 (adv) £7 on door Ring Josie on 01837 810493 or Ann 01837 810280

Field of Dreamz - June 7 , 2014
Group of friends create a music festival to beat cystic fibrosis
A close group of friends, who are part of a group of very talented DJs, have decided to share their passion for music and the charity Cystic Fibrosis Trust with others by creating a Field of Dreamz Music Festival on Saturday 7th June 2014 in Torrington, Devon.
Many people don’t understand what cystic fibrosis is, or what it does, until someone close to them is affected by it. They soon discover it’s a life-shortening genetic condition – only half live to celebrate their 40th birthday. It causes the internal organs, especially the lungs and digestive system, to become clogged with thick sticky mucus, resulting in chronic infections and inflammation of the lungs.
Georgina Wells, one of the organisers says it promises to be a great event: “The name Field of Dreamz was decided last year and it is a very fitting name for supporting and raising awareness for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust as many sufferers ‘dream to breathe easy’. Richard Heywood, the owner of West Yard Farm, Peters Marlands, Torrington has an ideal setting for the music festival and has a capacity for 500 people to attend. We have live bands all day and night on the main stage, and DJs playing all day and night in the dance tent.”
Audrey Williams, the regional fundraising manager for the south west says:  “It’s more than a music festival – it’s a family friendly day out! They have activities to keep all ages entertained from bouncy castles, face painting, games and stalls. There will be various food stands available throughout the event to keep your energy levels high and a licensed bar.”
Tickets can be purchased online: http://www.fieldofdreamz.co.uk Money raised will enable the Cystic Fibrosis Trust to invest in cutting-edge research to develop better treatments and, ultimately find a cure. It will also provide support to those with cystic fibrosis and their families and help the Trust to drive up standards in medical care.

Exbourne Sampford Courtenay and Jacobstowe WI - June 5 , 2014
At their regular monthly meeting on 5th June the speaker with be Marilyn Hornby on the subject of Textiles. The meeting will be held in Exbourne Village Hall and will start at 7.30. Everyone welcome £3 for visitors including tea

Singalong - June 3 , 2014
Singalong Last Singalong of the season, Tuesday 3rd June 3pm – 4pm community Centre

Coffee Morning - June 3 , 2014
The Fosters have very kindly agreed to host a Coffee Morning at 'Farthings' on Tuesday 3rd June, 10.30 a.m. to 12 noon, do come along and enjoy a slice of Larry's fabulous cake, have a cup of Coffee, buy a couple of Draw Tickets and catch up with friends, there will be a Bring and Buy Stall and Raffle.

Coffee Morning - June 3 , 2014
Bible Society Coffee Morning June 3rd 2014 9am - 12 noon in Old Schools Raffle and Stall

Comedy Evening - May 29 , 2014
Johnny Cowling who is fast becoming Cornwall's Première Entertainer will be be making us laugh in the Community Centre at 7:30pm. Doors and bar open at 6:45pm. Tickets £10 from Tidball Insurance Services.
This is a Hatherleigh Rotary Club Event to raise money for the Jenson Appeal. The aim is to send Jenson who has spastic diplegia and cerebral palsy to America for a life saving operation. Further details about his condition can be found on his website at www.justgiving.com/jensonspage

Cinema Club - May 21 , 2014
The next Hatherleigh Cinema will be on 21 May, as always at 730pm on our regular third Wednesday in the month. Under the terms of our licence we cannot publicise openly the titles of the next two films but members will be informed by email about 14 May. Also the programme will be posted on the Community Centre internal notice board from the same date. Become a member and choose the films to be shown. Please check the Community Centre or Post Office notice boards for the entitlement of club membership.

Playing Fields AGM - May 21 , 2014
Playing Field AGM The Playing Field Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday 21st May at 7 p.m in the Burrow, it is important to keep our Playing Field for the Village and School, and there are several people on the existing Committee who feel it is time to relinquish their role and let younger and more active members of the Community take the lead, so your presence, ideas and enthusiasm would be appreciated. There are outline plans already in place for extra parking and improved facilities, but these need to be pursued, so all are very welcome to attend and help form a Vibrant new Committee to ensure the life of the Playing Field for future generations.

All that glisters! - May 21 , 2014
Dartmoor DFAS has enjoyed interesting and diverse lectures this year and these continue with Mary La Trobe Bateman giving an overview of contemporary British Jewellery under the heading 'ALL THAT GLISTERS?' On Wednesday May 21st. All lectures are given in the Charter Hall Okehampton and non members are very welcome. Tickets are £10, payable at the door and refunded if you become a member of the society. Excellent coffee and delicious brownies are served from 10.00 am. with the lecture starting promptly at 10.30. For more information contact Sara-Jane Cumming on 01822 860281

Plant Sale - May 17 , 2014
Flower Club The next meeting of the Sampford Courtenay Flower Club will be held on Monday 12 May at 7.30pm in the Church Rooms. Sue Neale and Stuart will give a demonstration on 'Romantic Melodies'. All welcome. The club are also holding a Plant Sale and Coffee Morning on Saturday 17 May in the Church Rooms from 10am to 12 noon.

Two Village Walk - May 17 , 2014
Two Village Walk from Exbourne to Broadwoodkelly and back is on Saturday 17th May starting from Exbourne Village Hall at 11.30 a.m. with lunch at Broadwoodkelly and back to Exbourne for tea.

Gardening Club - May 15 , 2014
Thursday, May 15th, we relax a little as we return to Old Schools to enjoy an evening with Mimi Wells who will give a talk entitled 'Gardening in Challenging Situations'. This will start at 7.30pm and, as always, non-members are also welcome. Susan Gill 01837 810893

Exb Vill Hall AGM - May 14 , 2014
The Village Hall AGM is on Wednesday 14th May at 7.30 p.m. in the hall – this meeting is open to everyone so please come along and hear about what is happening in your Village Hall. There will be an opportunity to try out the new table tennis table and look at the mirco library too.

Coffee Morning - May 13 , 2014
Tuesday, May 13th, is our, now annual, coffee morning in aid of Devon Air Ambulance. As well as the usual fare of coffee & cake, raffle and cake stall, you can expect to see more plants - we are gardeners after all!! We look forward to seeing you there, supporting us, as you always do so brilliantly, in raising money for this very good cause.

Exbourne Gardening Club Trip - May 13 , 2014
On 13th May we will be visiting the garden at Andrews Corner in Belstone, this will be an evening visit and is timed to make the most of mature spring flowering shrubs and trees with a wonderful Dartmoor backdrop. The cost will be £4 per person. More details available from Sheila White on 01837 851306 or kandswhite@waitrose.com

Winkleigh Morris - May 13 , 2014
8pm Toridge Inn, Taddiport

History Society - May 12 , 2014
History Society Our next meeting will be on Monday May 12th at 7:30pm in Old Schools when Alan Parkinson will be giving an illustrated talk about the history of North Tawton School. As usual all are welcome! Brian Abell

Shebbear Antiques and Collectors Fair - May 11 , 2014
Sunday 11th May 12 Noon- 5pm Shebbear Village Hall. about 22 indoor stalls offerinf a wide selection of Antiques, Collectables, vintage & Retro items. Refreahments. Admission Free. Proceeds from bookings/donations to Children's Hospice South west. Enquiries 01409 281152

Ploughman's Lunch - May 10 , 2014
There will be a Ploughman's lunch in the Churchroom on Saturday May 10th, from 12-2p.m. Ham, cheese, salads, lovely puds - all good stuff! Tickets (£5.00) from P.C.C. members or from the Churchroom on Post Office mornings. Come and enjoy a healthy lunch and a chat with us.

Brownies Coffee Morning - May 10 , 2014
Hatherleigh Brownies Coffee Morning On Saturday 10th May from 9:30 – 12 Noon, We will be holding our annual coffee morning in the Church Rooms. The Brownies will be doing a raffle and running stalls for cakes, books, toys, plants and crafts. We look forward to seeing you all and appreciate your support in raising funds for the Brownies activities and crafts. If you have any enquiries about joining Brownies or helping us a Young Leader, please contact Alison Woodhams (Brown Owl) on 01837 810108.

The Alien Balladeer - May 9 , 2014
Beaford Arts – The Alien Balladeer In conjunction with Beaford Arts the Community Centre are putting on a show called ‘The Alien Balladeer’. Murray Lachlan Young will perform a selection of poems and songs from his BBC Radio 4 series of the same name. Murray is a poet, broadcaster and playwright who is on tour in the Spring and we are lucky enough to have secured a performance by him. The venue is:Hatherleigh Community Centre Friday May 9th Tickets £8 adults in advance Doors open @ 7pm Performance starts @ 7:30pm There will be a licensed bar. To book please phone Lisa 01837 810239 or drop into the Centre 9-12noon Monday to Friday.

Yoga Classes Start - May 8 , 2014
Kind & deeply relaxing Transformation Hatha Yoga Rolling short courses throughout the year on Thursday evenings at Hatherleigh Community Centre. Next course: 8th May to 12June Contact Paul on 01409 231304 Email: paulbeard@btinternet.com ~ Booking essential ~

Coffee Morning - May 6 , 2014
Coffee Morning Tuesday 6th May, coffee morning in Old Schools in aid of the Churchyard upkeep.

Car Treasure Hunt - May 4 , 2014
Car Treasure Hunt On Sunday 4th May In aid of Hatherleigh School Association Bev and Dan have set a really fun car treasure hunt which will take you around nearby villages, stopping for afternoon tea (which will hopefully diffuse any competition tensions in the car!!!) then finishing at The Tally Ho! for a barbecue. There will be questions that can be answered from the comfort of your car, others you will need to park safely and go for a wonder round, children will have some of their own questions and things to do, plus there will be items to collect in the case of a tie breaker so we hope there will be something for everyone. We will be setting cars off from Hatherleigh Town car park between 1.30 and 3.30pm, please phone either Bev on 811219 or Louise on 811255 to pre book your car (and departure time) at a reduced price of £5 or come along on the day for £7 per car. We would like to thank all the local pubs and shops who have kindly donated some fantastic prizes for our prize draw, they have been very generous. The barbecue will start from 5pm and we will give the results of the car treasure hunt and the fab prize draw at approximately 6pm. So if on May 4th you are aware of lots of slow moving traffic, or people staring at your house please don’t be alarmed, they are not “casing the joint” it’s just a treasure hunt! We really hope to see you on the 4th of May and hope you have a lovely time. Louise Bater

Jumble Sale - May 3 , 2014
Jumble Sale The pre-school are having a jumble sale on Saturday 3rd May at 2.15 p.m. in the village hall. Please come along and support us. Any donations can be taken to the hall at mid-day or left at the pre-school. In Aid of Exbourne Pre-school

Plant Sale Hatherleigh - May 3 , 2014
Just to give you prior notice of our annual PLANT SALE which will be on Saturday, May, 3rd. All sorts of plants from veg. to shrubs, some unusual, will be there to tempt you and set you up for what is one of the 'big' gardening weekends of the year! And to help in this venture, if anyone out there has a surfeit of pots: 1 and 1.5 litre ( not too big thank you ), deep 'rose' pots, or seed trays do let us know and we will collect.

Oke Big Band - May 2 , 2014
Big Band Okehampton College Big Band is Coming to Town! 7.30pm, Friday 2nd May, Hatherleigh Parish Church Everyone is invited to a concert by the talented young people in the Okehampton College Big Band. It’s not to be missed! Tickets on the door: £6.00 Adults; £4.00 Children Half the ticket price will go to the Band and half to the Parish Church. Light refreshments in the interval. Everyone is Welcome!

Winkleigh Morris - May 1 , 2014
7pm Seven Stars, Winkleigh

Spring Fair - April 26 , 2014
Spring Fair On Saturday 26th April the Annual Spring Fair is being held in the Village Hall at 2.15 p.m., there will be Plants, Cakes, Bric a Brac/Books and a Fantastic Draw and Cream Teas.. Our fundraising events are very important to the Church as these are the main way of keeping the Church alive and paying for all the running costs, and we do appreciate all the support we can get, and look forward to seeing you. Any donations of goods will be gratefully accepted by Lorraine - 851246, collection available.

Coffee Morning - April 26 , 2014
Coffee Morning Okehampton Hospital Friends welcome new members from Hatherleigh The Friends of Okehampton Community Hospital will be holding a Coffee Morning in the Old Schools, Hatherleigh on Saturday, 26th April from 9.30 a.m. – 12 noon when they will be welcoming members and supporters who wish to attend and support the valuable work done by the Friends in providing equipment and comforts to patients. The Chairman, Martin Perry, said, “We hope for a good turn out from Hatherleigh who have always been very supportive of our fund raising activities that make such a difference to the services that can be offered by our wonderful hospital in Okehampton that serves the wider community. We will be selling cakes, books, and all the usual stalls as well as a special display of greeting cards especially produced for the Friends with photographs of local scenes that are always very popular. Recent purchases by the Friends have included equipment to aid leg ulcer treatment, physiotherapy and speech therapy equipment, an electric chair and various aids for the dementia patients. Supporters who wish to become members of the Friends should contact the Treasurer, Mrs Ann Lane on 01837 659671 – the annual subscription is £10 or a mere 20 pence a week. Further details from Martin Perry 01409 221376

Music Night - April 25 , 2014
Music Night 7.30 for 8pm start. We are looking forward to another enjoyable evening organise by the Gills. Entrance £5 will include a glass of wine; children £2.50. In Monkokehampton Old Schoolroom

Music Night - April 25 , 2014
April 25th Music Night organised by Jennie and Alan Gill (contact Alan if you're a musician). Entrance £5 including a glass of wine. Children £2.50 Monkokehampton Old Schoolroom

Silk Workshop - April 24 , 2014
Silk Workshop, Thursday 24th April, at Arts & Crafts Of Hatherleigh, next to The Salar Gallery, 1.30pm to 3.30pm - come and design and silk paint a silk square you can then use as a hanging, on a cushion etc. Cost £18.00 per person, everything provided, bookings needed please (only 6 places, so first come first served) to Jilly 01837 811043 or e mail jilly@pottyforpainting.co.uk

Management committee annual meeting - April 23 , 2014
April 23rd Management committee annual meeting 8pm Everyone is welcome to attend this meeting. In Monkokehampton Old Schoolroom

PUMP AGM - April 23 , 2014
7pm in the The George Please come along after all it is your magazine

Market Meeting - April 22 , 2014
MARKET MEETING What is happening? Please come along and discuss the future of our town and market the Town Council, the planners, the consultants and the owners of the market are particularly welcome. At the community centre on 22nd April at 7:30pm.

Easter Egghunt and more - April 20 , 2014
Easter at Hatherleigh Community Church Come and join us for our family service on Easter morning -Sunday 20th April, at Hatherleigh Community Centre.- Easter egg hunt, music, songs, stories and crafts. Coffee and cake served from 10.30am - service begins at 11am. Everyone welcome - bring your families and friends. For further information, call Ken/Rachel Bedford (01837) 810147

Easter Bonnet Workshop - April 19 , 2014
Easter Bonnet Workshop Join us on Easter Saturday for an Easter Bonnet Workshop Sat. 19th April, 2-4pm Church Room, Northlew Bonnet templates & art & craft items provided for £1 donation or bring your own supplies and be even more original! Refreshments available Procession round the Square at 3.50pm with prizes for the best bonnets Everyone is welcome!

Ruby market - April 19 , 2014
The Bumper Festive Ruby Country Market in Hatherleigh in December drew record crowds to the Market and the Town where some businesses reported 3 weeks business being done on a single day. The market dates for 2014 are :- Easter Saturday April 19th Saturday July 19th and Saturday December 6th. If you would like to stall at this ever popular event, please contact the organisers through the website www.rubycountrymarket.co.uk or ring 07855187364.

CPRE AGM - April 17 , 2014
CPRE AGM Michael Morpurgo, the author of “Warhorse”and founder of “Farms for City Children” will be speaking at our AGM at about2.45pm on the 17th April at the Hatherleigh Community Centre, Bowling Green Lane EX20 3HB. His subject will be “Children and the Countryside”. All are welcome.

Cinema Club - April 16 , 2014
The next Hatherleigh Cinema will be on 16 April, as always at 730pm on our regular third Wednesday in the month. Under the terms of our licence we cannot publicise openly the titles of the next two films but members will be informed by email about 9 April. Also the programme will be posted on the Community Centre internal notice board from the same date. Become a member and choose the films to be shown. Please check the Community Centre or Post Office notice boards for the entitlement of club membership.

Ladies Group - April 16 , 2014
April 16th Ladies Group - a talk about Castle Drogo In Monkokehampton Old Schoolroom

Sampford Courtenay Flower Club - April 14 , 2014
The next meeting of the Flower Club will be held on Monday 14 April at 7.30pm in the Church Rooms. Pauline Mills and Maureen Body will give a demonstration entitled "The Five Seasons". All very welcome.

History Society - April 14 , 2014
History Society On Monday April 14th at 7:30pm in Old Schools. Steve Forrester will be giving a talk about Finch Foundry at Sticklepath. As usual all are welcome (Non-Members £2) Brian Abell

Easter Bonnet Workshop and egg hunt - April 13 , 2014
Jammie Dodgers You are invited to our children’s group run by the Church in Exbourne Saturday 12th April An Easter Special Come and join us for an Easter egg hunt and make an Easter bonnet 10.00-11.00am Exbourne Village Hall followed by light refreshments Games and activities are geared towards Primary School age children and younger. Parents are welcome to stay and we would ask that all under 5’s are accompanied by a parent or carer. Then join us for our United Palm Sunday Service 11.00am, Sunday 13th April (with procession from Red Lion Pub) Everyone is welcome!

Reflections on Holy Week - April 13 , 2014
Reflections on Holy Week In words and music With the Combined Choirs of Chagford and Sampford Courtenay St Andrew’s Sampford Courtenay Palm Sunday April 13th at 6.30 pm and at St Michael the Archangel Chagford Good Friday April 18th at 6pm. Music including Orlando Gibbons, Sydney Carter, John Ireland, Samuel Sebastian Wesley and J.S. Bach

RBL Coffee Morning - April 12 , 2014
Hatherleigh Royal British Legion Coffee Morning The Hatherleigh branch are holding a coffee morning on the 12th April 2014 from 9.30am at Old Schools, all are welcome so come along for a drink, chat and catch up with the Branch. Funds raised will go towards future events. Donations of cakes and biscuits are much appreciated.

Gardening Club Trip - April 11 , 2014

On Friday, April 11th we are off to Cornwall to visit two very different gardens in and near Truro: Bosvigo House and Ladock House. At Bosvigo we will enjoy a tour of the house (not normally open to the public) followed by tea/coffee and cake, before exploring the gardens. The woodland garden, particularly, will be at its best at this time of year with bulbs, blossom and early season perennials.
A short distance away as we head back east, is Ladock House; a very different garden with woodland glades and plantings of rhododendron, camellia and azalea, and many fine specimen trees. We will also have the opportunity to visit Ladock Church with wonderful examples of  William Morris windows. If enough people request it, there is the optional extra of cream tea here.
We will leave Hatherleigh, near the Co-op, at 9.30 and should be back at 5.30 approx, probably earlier. The cost of £25 includes all entrance fees, refreshments at Bosvigo and return coach fare.
The trip is open to anyone who likes visiting gardens (or churches!) or indeed to anyone who just fancies a day out!
To book a seat or for more information please contact me (see below) or any garden club member.
Susan Gill

Bingo - April 11 , 2014
On Friday 11th April 3Ms Mums are arranging Bingo Night in the village hall, Meeth at 7pm to raise funds for this year's outing when we plan to go to Longleat. A more distant trip this year so funds are needed to help us on our way. Everyone is most welcome for a fun evening and a chance to win super prizes - do come and support us!

Auction of Promises - April 11 , 2014
Auction of Promises Friday 11 April - Auction of Promises. Commencing at 9pm in the Red Lion. Anyone prepared to give their time for gardening, house work, dog walking or anything else, please contact Dave Weeks on 851379. Sunday 13 April - Curry and Quiz Night at 7pm also in the Red Lion. £8 per person for Curry and Quiz (or £5 Quiz only). You can enter the quiz as an individual or in teams of up to 4 people. Both events being held in conjunction with the weekend Beer Festival at the Red Lion, in aid of village hall funds.

Beer, Music and The Ukelele Bashers, with Robert Pyle - April 10 - April 13 , 2014
The Red Lion are having another Charity Beer Festival, this time raising money for Exbourne Village Hall which is desperately in need of funds! There will be ten ales, @Hatherleigh Ukulele Bashers will be performing on Thursday from 9pm, on Friday from 9pm Rob Pyle is hosting an auction, Saturday from midday see's North Devon CAMRA presenting us with the Pub Of The Year award, in the evening from 9pm Revolvin Door are performing and finally on Sunday from 7pm there is a Curry and Quiz night (tickets available in the pub)! Drink for charity, you know it makes sense!

Wind Turbines? - April 10 , 2014
Wind Turbines, in Hatherleigh have your say at at the Community Centre on April 10th at 2:30pm to 7:30pm, the turbine will be 77 meters high and erected off Runmoor Lane and in Jacobstowe.
Please take the time to express your views!!

Night Owls - April 4 , 2014
Night Owls Night Owls continue to enjoy their meetings - especially the chatting and the cooking! They meet again on Thursday 10th April at 7pm in the village hall. The church is taking part in the Northmoor Mission Community's skittles contest. A fun way for the members of the 13 churches to get to know one another. We are in a group with Jacobstowe and Lydford and our round is to be played in Meeth village hall at 7pm on Friday 4th April. There will be refreshments and spectators and supporters are welcome.

Wine and Cheese - April 4 , 2014
Wine and Cheese Hatherleigh & District Conservative Branch. A Wine and Cheese / Savouries Evening will be held in Old Schools, Hatherleigh on Friday April 4th from 7.30 pm. Our Guest Speakers will be our Member of Parliament Mr Mel Stride and Mrs Julie Girling a current Member of The European Parliament. Admission £5.00 Everyone welcome.

Easter Bingo - March 28 , 2014
Friday 28th March Doors open 7.30pm, eyes down at 8pm In the school hall. Good prizes and raffle. Everyone Welcome Hatherleigh Schools Association

Night Owls - March 27 , 2014
Night Owls Our newly formed group for children aged 11 and over will be held in the village hall at 7p.m. on Thursday 6th March and also Thursday 27th March. To meet together for informal chats, cooking, crafts and fun. Do come along and join us.

Annual Parochial Church Meeting - March 27 , 2014
This will take place in the Church at 7.00pm on Thursday 27th March.. Anyone who lives in the parish is entitled to attend whether church goer or not.. We would like to see as many of you as we can so that we can receive your views for the future direction of our church.

Monkokehapton Annual Dinner - March 23 , 2014
Annual Dinner Iit is time for the Annual Dinner. The Management Committee Annual Meeting – is open to everyone - will be held on March 23rd at 8.00pm. Please attend to make your views known!

Baby and children's market - March 22 , 2014
Hatherleigh Community Centre, on Saturday 22nd March , 10.30am – 12pm
Further information on booking a stall at this market can be found by going to www.babyandchildrensmarket.co.uk  
Email- julia@babyandchildrensmarket.co.uk 
Call- 07845745903

Clean up day - March 22 , 2014
Clean up Day Village and Churchyards environs clean up day. We are inviting our neighbours to help with the above event. We are asking if you could turn-out from 1000am to 1200 midday on Saturday 22nd March and help us tidy up the verges and the churchyard. If you could bring sheers hedge trimmer or strimmers and of course gloves we could make short work in tidying up our village. Tea and coffee will provided together with some homemade goodies.

Jumble Sale - March 22 , 2014
WI Jumble Sale There will be a WI jumble sale in Exbourne Village Hall on Saturday 22nd March at 2.15pm. We will have our very popular nearly new rail and an excellent raffle. We would welcome your jumble on the morning of the sale or contact Jane Stewart to arrange additional drop off arrangements on 851300. We look forward to seeing you.

PUMP DEADLINE - March 21 , 2014
Entries for april's pump need to be in by 12 noon

Rug Hooking Class - March 20 , 2014
Rug Hooking, £10. Hessian provided for background. Please bring old tea shirts to use, Great recycling hobby. To be run by Jenny Bealing at Arts & Crafts of Hatherleigh, next to The Salar Gallery, 1.30pm to 3.30pm. Bookings taken by Jilly on 01837 811043 - only 6 places available so first-come, first-served.

Gardening Club - March 20 , 2014
After what seems like a long break from normal club activity, we return to the Old Schools with an illustrated talk entitled 'Hellebores and Friends' - a look at some early-flowering perennials. The talk will be given by Julian Sutton who will also be bringing along plants from his nursery's extensive range (you may want a few extra pence in your pocket/purse!!). The meeting will take place on Thursday, March 20th at 7.30 and we are always pleased to see visitors (£2/head) as well as members. A little advance notice now of an outing we are hoping to run in April -Friday,11th to be precise - to Bosvigo House and Ladock House, two very different gardens near Truro. We hope to have enough people to take a coach and it is open to allcomers so, if you are at all interested, please contact me, (details below), or any garden club member for more information. Susan Gill 01837 810893

Cinema Club - March 19 , 2014
The next Hatherleigh Cinema will be on 19 March, as always at 730pm on our regular third Wednesday in the month. Under the terms of our licence we cannot publicise openly the titles of the next two films but members will be informed by email about 12 March. Also the programme will be posted on the Community Centre internal notice board from the same date. Become a member and choose the films to be shown. Please check the Community Centre or Post Office notice boards for the entitlement of club membership.

Renewable Energy Scheme - March 18 , 2014
Community Exhibition Renewable Energy Scheme Mi-Grid will be holding an event to exhibit plans for a wind or solar scheme at Heane Farm near Hatherleigh. We invite members of the community to view the plans and discuss the proposals. Methodist Chapel Schoolroom Bridge Street, Hatherleigh 18th March 2014 3pm to 6.30pm If you require any further information please email: heane@mi-grid.co.uk

Linking Life in the Torridge - March 18 , 2014
Tuesday 18th in the market Linking Life in the Torridge 9am in Hatherleigh Market click here for details

Carnival AGM - March 17 , 2014
The Carnival AGM is on Monday 17th March at 7.30 in the Old Schools, please come along, you would be VERY welcome!

Hot Food and Quiz - March 15 , 2014
Saturday 15th March at 7 p.m. in the village hall. Teams for the quiz will be made up on the night – so even if there’s only one or two of you – do come along and join us. It’s a night out and a bit of fun – nothing too serious. We’ll be pleased to see you. Adults £4.00. Children under 16 £2.00 Please let us know of any special dietary requests in advance so that a vegetarian option can be catered for.

Bags 2 School - March 12 , 2014
Bags2school We are having another collection of second hand clothes, bedding, shoes & bags which raise funds for our school. These will be collected on Wednesday 12th March at 9am.All items to be placed in black bin bags (sorry no duvets or pillows) and left inside the school gates by 9am on the morning, unfortunately we cannot store items before hand. Please see website for details of what can be collected at www.bag2school.com , please bear us in mind when having your new year clear out.

Exbourne Garden Club - March 11 , 2014
The speaker at our meeting on 11th March will be Robin Hill who will be talking on “The Garden at Andrews Corner - 45 years of gardening on Dartmoor”. The meeting in the Village Hall is open to everyone and starts at 7.30 p.m. costing £3 per person.

Fun with Flowers - March 10 , 2014
Fun with Flowers The next meeting of Sampford Courtenay Flower Club will be held in the Church Rooms on Monday 10 March. There will be a demonstration entitled "Fun with Flowers" by Jenny Walters. Non-members very welcome.

Open Mic Night - March 9 , 2014
Open Mic Night Hello everybody and anybody! Open Mic Night Acoustic Style is having a trial reappearance at the Tally Ho! on Sunday March 9. Hosted by the Ukulele Bashers and starring guest acts galore it promises to be a good night. All we need is the guest acts galore. Especially looking for local folk. Singing, playing, comedy, story telling, solo and small groups - no licence for livestock sadly. PA supplied. Please contact PeterE on 01837811746 or e-mail emblings@btinternet.com. Thanks all - come along for a listen and a beer if nothing else.

Man Trek - March 9 , 2014
Sunday 9th March 2014 in aid of North Devon Hospice
Sponsored by Applegate Marketplace
Join us on Sunday 9th March for our second Mantrek event, again kindly sponsored by Applegate Marketplace. A men-only sponsored walk along the Tarka Trail, culminating in the England v Wales Six Nations match on big screens at your chosen finish point of either Barnstaple or Bideford Rugby Club!
Choosing a 7-mile or 11-mile route, you will be treated to a delicious free pasty, courtesy of Blackwells of Bideford, and a free cuppa whilst enjoying live musical entertainment.
A well-earned free pint of St Austell beer will await you when you arrive at Barnstaple or Bideford Rugby Club, where there will be lots more!!!
- Register online at www.mantrek.co.uk
- Call 01271 347224 for a paper entry form
- Email gerardfawcitt@northdevonhospice.org.uk for a form
We Look forward to welcoming you at Man Trek 2014

Bingo - March 7 , 2014
March 7th Fun Bingo, 50p entrance, 7.30 start Monkokehampton Old Schoolroom

Fun Bingo - March 7 , 2014
Fun Bingo The next social event at the Old Schoolroom is a Fun Bingo Evening on March 7th. Entrance is 50p, start time 7.30pm.

Women’s World Day of Prayer - March 7 , 2014
Old Schools, Hatherleigh Friday, 7th March 7.30 p.m. Service to be led by Mrs Catherine Wagstaff "Streams in the Desert", prepared by the Christian Women of Egypt All welcome

Exbourne Sampford Courtenay and Jacobstowe WI - March 6 , 2014
WI The next meeting of Exbourne Sampford Courtenay and Jacobstowe WI is on Thursday March 6th at 2.30pm in Exbourne Village Hall. All welcome

Night Owls - March 6 , 2014
Night Owls Our newly formed group for children aged 11 and over will be held in the village hall at 7p.m. on Thursday 6th March and also Thursday 27th March. To meet together for informal chats, cooking, crafts and fun. Do come along and join us.

Needle Felting Class - March 6 , 2014
Needle felting. £10, all materials provided. To be run by Jenny Bealing at Arts & Crafts of Hatherleigh, next to The Salar Gallery, 1.30pm to 3.30pm. Bookings taken by Jilly on 01837 811043. Only 6 places available so first-come, first-served.

Exbourne Sampford Courtenay and Jacobstowe WI - March 6 , 2014
The March meeting of Exbourne Sampford Courtenay and Jacobstowe WI took place on March 6th at 2.30 at Exbourne Village Hall. The speaker was Pam Kemp who gave a very informative colourful and personal account of Antarctica. The next meeting of Exbourne Sampford Courtenay and Jacobstowe WI is on Thursday April 3rd at Sampford Courtenay Village Hall at 7.30pm. The speaker will be Alan French – Plants for your Garden. On May 1st the speaker will be John Lewis – Great Western Morris – The History of Morris Dancing. A warm welcome to anyone who would like to come and hear any of our speakers

Council Planning Meeting re Market - March 4 , 2014
The Council will be holding a planning meeting ay 10am in Council Offices Kilworthy Park, Tavistock DRAKE ROAD

Coffee Morning - March 4 , 2014
Coffee Morning Coffee Morning in aid of the Farming Community Network Tuesday 4th March 9.00am-12 noon, Old Schools, Hatherleigh We know that the farming community throughout our country faces many difficulties and pressures, including the effects of the weather! The Farming Community Network (FCN) is a Christian organisation that seeks to provide help and support to farmers in this country dealing with business, family, health and farm issues. The Parish Church is holding this coffee morning to support their work.

Singalong - March 4 , 2014
Singalong Tuesday March 4th Community Centre 3.00 to 4.00 pm ''Songs of the 30's and more." Admission 50p. See you there ! Chris Cleverdon

Pancake Party - March 4 , 2014
Pancake Party Shrove Tuesday Tuesday 4th March 2014, in Old Schools, 5.00-7.00pm Hatherleigh Parish Church invites you to come along with your family and friends and indulge in a pancake or two. No charge, but any donations will go towards Church Funds.. Everybody Welcome!

Sports Field AGM - March 3 , 2014
New Committee Members Wanted Hatherleigh Sportsfield Committee are holding their AGM on Monday 3rd March at 7pm at Old Schools, and are desperately looking for some new members. A couple of members who have sat on the committee for many years now are looking to pursue other interests. We only hold 3 to 4 meetings a year, which includes the AGM, and one fund raising coffee morning. Hatherleigh Sportsfield is the area next to the Football Field, it contains the tennis courts, shelter and seating. Are you are a current user of the facilities, tennis player, dog walker or you just enjoy walking through the field? Would you consider helping to look after it? If you feel you may be interested in joining the committee but would like to know more about it, then please contact me. Trish Wonnacott, Secretary, Tel. 810754

Sunday Brunch - March 2 , 2014
Sunday Brunch For various reasons it has been decided to postpone our usual Steak Pie Lunch to a later date. Instead there will be a Sunday Brunch in the Churchroom on March 2nd. So, on that day, the tempting aroma of frying bacon and sausages will waft across the square and we will start serving at 11am.

Celebrating 110 years of Carnival - March 1 , 2014
110 years Celebrating 110 years of Hatherleigh Carnival An Exhibition of YOUR Carnival photos etc. On Saturday 1st March 2-5pm at The Old Schools With a film show of Geoff Hodgkinson’s 2013 Carnival photos at 3 - 4pm Free Entry Refreshments continuing In The George from 7pm If you have any exhibits please write your name on the back and bring them along on the day or call Louise on 811255 - We will return all your items

Disco - March 1 , 2014
Dance the night away To your favourite tunes 60s, 70s and 80s Disco Baxter Hall Petrockstowe Saturday 1st March 2014 8pm-12 Bar Provided Caroline Bother, Headmistress of Hatherleigh School, is running the London Marathon on behalf of the NSPCC and the Disco is part of her fundraising effort, watch out for other exciting events.

Cinema Club - February 26 , 2014
The next Hatherleigh Cinema will be on 26 February, as always at 730pm. This is one week later than our regular third Wednesday in the month. Under the terms of our licence we cannot publicise openly the titles of the next two films but members will be informed by email about 19 February. Also the programme will be posted on the Community Centre internal notice board from the same date. Become a member and choose the films to be shown. Please check the Community Centre or Post Office notice boards for the entitlement of club membership.

Exbourne Garden Club Trip - February 26 , 2014
Our first trip out this year is a private visit to Cherubeer Garden on Wednesday 26th February. The garden provides a wide range of micro climates and is planted for 12 months of interest. The season starts in January and February with the woodland paths lined with named snowdrops, cyclamen, hellebores and winter flowering shrubs The visit is open to members and non-members and you can get more details from Sheila White on 01837 851306 or kandswhite@waitrose.com

Map Art - February 26 , 2014
DDFAS will be starting their exciting 2014 lecture programme on Wednesday 26th February with Jeremy Black talking about the Art and the Meaning of Maps. All lectures are held in the Charter Hall, Market Street, Okehampton starting at 1030. Coffee is served from 0945am. For further information please contact Sara-Jane Cumming. 01822 860281

Skittes Meeting - February 22 , 2014
We are looking forward to taking part in the Northmoor Skittles competition in the spring. A lovely opportunity to meet up with old friends – and possibly make some new ones along the way. I’m sorry to have to miss the Team Away Day this year, having attended the last 2 and thoroughly enjoyed them. If you’ve never been, why not go along on the 22nd February at the Waie Inn. You won’t regret it!

Night Owls - February 20 , 2014
Night Owls Our newly formed group for children aged 11 and over will be held in village Hall on Thursday 20th February at 7 p.m. to meet together for informal chats, cooking, crafts and fun. Do come and join us.

History Group - February 18 , 2014
The next meeting of the History Group will be in the village hall on Tuesday 18 February at 7.30pm. The speaker will be Paul Rendell, who will speak about "Okehampton through the times". Visitors very welcome for £2.00 entry.

West Devon Connect - February 18 , 2014
West Devon Connect West Devon Connect road show is visiting Hatherleigh Market between 9.30am and 12noon on Tuesday, February 4 and Tuesday February 18. An advisor from Citizens Advice Bureau will be at both the Hatherleigh sessions offering advice on managing budgets and dealing with debt problems – among many other issues. Parklands Leisure Centre and Action on Hearing Loss will also be attending the event on February 4 and CALL24 will be on hand at the event on February 18. Everyone is welcome. For more information about West Devon Connect visit www.westdevon.gov.uk or call 01822 813600.

Exbourne WI Anniversary 80 years - February 16 , 2014
it will be our WI’s 80th Anniversary and we are having a celebration afternoon tea on Sunday 16th February in Exbourne Village Hall. Past members our welcome to come along please contact Gloria Sherbourne 851710 or Jane Stewart 851300 for further details. Tickets cost £7.50. Husbands/Partners welcome too.

Jazz Night - February 15 , 2014
Jazz night Our next fund raising event is a Jazz Night on 15th February with the Panama Jazz Kings. The evening starts at 7.30p.m, tickets (which are limited) are £10 each and everybody is asked to bring their own drink and a plate of food to share at the buffet supper. Jazz nights are always wonderful entertainment and a really good way to brighten up a dark February evening.

History Soceity - February 10 , 2014
On Monday February 10th at 7:30pm in Old Schools Dr. Janet Few will be giving an illustrated talk entitled ‘Farm, Fish, Faith and Family’. As usual all are welcome (non-members £2) The History Society is currently investigating Hatherleigh’s prehistoric history and is keen to hear of any finds relating to this period in particular worked flints such as the one recently found by a pupil at the School. Please contact Drew Campbell at drewcampbell@hotmail.co.uk if you come across anything of interest. Brian Abell

Table Top Sale - February 8 , 2014
Valentine's Coffee Morning and Table Top Sale in aid of Dartmoor View Dog Rescue on at Hatherleigh Community Centre on the 8th of February from 10am until 2pm. Come along and support this amazing charity, for more information or to book a table please contact Lynne via e-mail lynne.neville@btinternet.com or phone 01837810690.

Free Microchipping for Dogs - February 7 , 2014
Free Microchipping The law is changing! As from the 6th April 2016 you must have your dog microchipped – please visit us at At The Burrow Café, Exbourne on Friday 7th February, between 10am – 12noon, from the Dogs Trust & West Devon Borough Council Customer Service Advisor to help with all your council and many public service enquiries Everyone Welcome

Exbourne Sampford Courtenay and Jacobstowe WI - February 6 , 2014
The next meeting of Exbourne Sampford Courtenay and Jacobstowe WI is on Thursday February 6th at 2.30pm in Exbourne Village Hall. The speaker is Emma Perry from Little Bridge House, Children’s Hospice South West. All Welcome Additionally it will be our WI’s 80th Anniversary and we are having a celebration afternoon tea on Sunday 16th February in Exbourne Village Hall. Past members our welcome to come along please contact Gloria Sherbourne 851710 or Jane Stewart 851300 for further details. Tickets cost £7.50. Husbands/Partners welcome too.

West Devon Connect - February 4 , 2014
West Devon Connect West Devon Connect road show is visiting Hatherleigh Market between 9.30am and 12noon on Tuesday, February 4 and Tuesday February 18. An advisor from Citizens Advice Bureau will be at both the Hatherleigh sessions offering advice on managing budgets and dealing with debt problems – among many other issues. Parklands Leisure Centre and Action on Hearing Loss will also be attending the event on February 4 and CALL24 will be on hand at the event on February 18. Everyone is welcome. For more information about West Devon Connect visit www.westdevon.gov.uk or call 01822 813600.

Meeth Messy Monkeys - February 1 , 2014
Messy Meeth Monkeys Saturday 1st February 9.30 a.m. in the village hall for fun, games, crafts and Bible study.

authentic Indian curry - January 31 , 2014
January 31 - an authentic Indian curry supper.  If you've never tried a real Indian meal, here's your chance!

Curry Night - January 31 , 2014
January 31st Curry Evening organised and cooked by Jenni and Pete Shalders. Bar, £6 per head, 7.30 for 8.00pm Monkokehampton Old Schoolroom

Potty For Painting - January 25 , 2014
Every Saturday during January - Come to Arts & Crafts Of Hatherleigh, and get "Potty For Painting"! Lots of things for you to paint, from mugs and plates to tiles, house plaques etc. so pop in and take a look. Open on Saturday from 10.30am to 2.00pm prices start at £4.50 for a birdie or heart. Open for Adults and children, and is suitable for all ages and abilities. items will be hand glazed by me and fired in my kiln, to be returned for the following Saturday. Find us at 22, Bridge Street, between the Co Op and The Salar Gallery.

Potty For Painting - January 18 , 2014
Every Saturday during January - Come to Arts & Crafts Of Hatherleigh, and get "Potty For Painting"! Lots of things for you to paint, from mugs and plates to tiles, house plaques etc. so pop in and take a look. Open on Saturday from 10.30am to 2.00pm prices start at £4.50 for a birdie or heart. Open for Adults and children, and is suitable for all ages and abilities. items will be hand glazed by me and fired in my kiln, to be returned for the following Saturday. Find us at 22, Bridge Street, between the Co Op and The Salar Gallery.

Quiz and Food - January 18 , 2014
Village Hall The committee will be holding a Hot Meal and Quiz night on 18th January at 7pm. A Great night out. A chance to socialise and test the grey matter!. Do come and join us. There will be a small charge for the meal. Please bring your own drinks. Any profits to village hall funds.

Exbourne History Group - January 18 , 2014
On Saturday January 18 there is the Project Celebration of all the research carried out about some farms and cottages in the parish. With the help of a Lottery Grant much has been achieved and the public are invited to the village hall at 2pm for the exhibition to be opened by the Mayor of West Devon, Cllr Bill Cann OBE. Entry will be free and cream teas will be available.

Bring and share supper - January 15 , 2014
January 15 - the Ladies Group Social Evening with a bring and share supper and 'secret Santa' gifts.

Cinema Club - January 15 , 2014
The next Hatherleigh Cinema will be on 15 January, as always at 730pm on the third Wednesday in the month. Under the terms of our licence we cannot publicise openly the titles of the next two films but members will be informed by email about 8 January. Also the programme will be posted on the Community Centre internal notice board from the same date. Become a member and choose the films to be shown. Please check the Community Centre or Post Office notice boards for the entitlement of club membership.

History Society - January 13 , 2014
There will be no meeting in December but on Monday January 13th 2014 at 7:30pm in Old Schools, David Ramsden from the Barn Owl Trust will be giving an illustrated talk entitled ‘Restoring the Balance’. This will be a joint meeting with Highampton History Group. Brian Abell

Pilates - January 9 , 2014
Commencing Thursday 9th January 2.pm. - 3.pm in the village hall. It will be suitable for all ages. Further details can be obtained from Janet Chapman 01837 810171

Exbourne Gardening Club - January 7 , 2014
Following the open meeting on 14th November the newly formed Exbourne Gardening Club will hold our first meeting on Tuesday 7th January 2014 in the Village Hall at 7.30 p.m. As we have very little experience of organising a Gardening Club we are very pleased that Susan Gill from Hatherleigh Gardening Club has agreed to come to this meeting to give us some hints and tips on how we might get started and also to explore opportunities for the two clubs to work together. The meeting is open to anyone who likes gardening whether you are just starting out or have been getting compost under your finger nails for decades !

Singalong - January 7 , 2014
There will also be a Singalong on Tuesday January 7th at 3.00pm.

Exbourne WI - January 2 , 2014
WI The December meeting will be held on Thursday 4 at 2.30pm for the Christmas party. On January 2 the meeting will again be at 2.30pm and the speaker will be Stuart Dowle from Quicke's Farm and will talk about cheese making. Both meetings will be held in Exbourne village hall and everyone welcome to attend.

Walrus Dip - January 1 , 2014
Hatherleigh Walruses Following the success of the 27th dip last New Years Day when over £3,600 was raised for the Children’s Centre and the Gospel Choir, 1 Jan 2014 will see the Walruses take to the banks of the River Lew and thence into the murky depths of the river itself for a long 5 minute dip. The recipients this year are Hatherleigh Youth Football, Hatherleigh Players and Hatherleigh Festival, all of whom are in need of funding for their various projects. It is hoped that we can raise close to £4,000 this year. What better on New Year’s Day but to come down to the bottom of Town and support the intrepid dippers (some would say crazy dippers), watch their take on the events of World War 1 - 100 years on from the start of this momentous world changing event. Fun and frolics continue after the dip in the cricket club where the bar will be open, food will be served (1st come 1st served though – it goes quick). Its not a long do – we hope to be all home by 6.00 probably wrapped up by the fire! The event starts at 2.45 with the actual dip at approx 3.00. Come and support the event – YOUR WALRUSES NEED YOU. Richard Tidball

History Society - January 1 , 2014
History Society On Monday April 14th at 7:30pm in Old Schools. Steve Forrester will be giving a talk about Finch Foundry at Sticklepath. As usual all are welcome (Non-Members £2) Brian Abell

Messy Monkeys Meeth - January 1 , 2014
Messy Monkeys The poppies sown by Messy Meeth Monkeys have germinated well, and need thinning so we look forward to a good display by the church gate as we remember the sacrifices made in the First World War. Foxgloves and other plants are also flowering in the part of the churchyard set aside as a natural area. The next meeting is on 5th July and then on Wednesday 30th July we shall be having a Soup Lunch and Bring & Buy stall in Meeth Village Hall in aid of our outing. It is always a happy occasion to meet and chat and everyone is most welcome – 12.30 pm with home-made soup, crusty bread & butter, cheese & biscuits, fruit, tea & coffee - £4.50. There will also be a draw.

Carols in the Square - December 24 , 2013
7pm with Mulled Wine and Mince Pies with the silver band

SKATEBOARD RAMP OPENING - December 23 , 2013
Skate Board Park opening 12 NOON

Christmasvice Carol Ser - December 20 , 2013
CHRISTMAS CAROL SERVICE PARISH CHURCH FRIDAY 20TH DECEMBER 2013 2 p.m. ALL WELCOME Join us in our Christmas celebrations!

Choir in the pub - December 20 , 2013
WI The December meeting will be held on Thursday 4 at 2.30pm for the Christmas party. On January 2 the meeting will again be at 2.30pm and the speaker will be Stuart Dowle from Quicke's Farm and will talk about cheese making. Both meetings will be held in Exbourne village halChurch Choir On Friday 20 December the St.Mary's Church Choir will be assembling at the Red Lion at 6.00pm. Anyone who enjoys carols and would like to join in singing around the village are very welcome. Words will be supplied so all you need to do turn up on the night. We recommend that you dress warmly and bring a torch. After singing round the village, we will return to the Red Lion and sing carols inside. The charities chosen are the Devon Air Ambulance and Children's Hospice South West. The choir will also be singing at St.Mary's Church Carol Service at 6.30pm on Sunday 15 December. l and everyone welcome to attend.

Cinema Club - December 18 , 2013
The next scheduled date for Hatherleigh Cinema is 18 December, however this is very close to Christmas and most members will be involved in seasonal activities. The December meeting is therefore cancelled. Members with paid up subscriptions will not loose out as their subscription period will be extended by a month. We wish all our members seasonal greetings.

Hatherleigh Handbell Ringers - December 16 , 2013
On the 16th December at 7pm, the Hatherleigh Hand Bell Ringers are coming to perform at the Nursing Home and we would like to be able to publicise it to the wider community so that others can come along and enjoy the performance.

Soup and Pud Lunch - December 14 , 2013
Soup & Pud (all home made and delicious) for Shelter Box/ Philippines Disaster Relief on Saturday 14th December @ 1.00pm. Old Schools Tickets are £6.00 each. If you can make it (or if you can't and would still like to make a contribution) call Jo on 01837810535.

Soup & Pud lunch - December 14 , 2013
Philippines Disaster There is a Soup & Pud lunch in Old Schools, Hatherleigh, on Saturday 14th December at 1pm. All home made and utterly delicious, followed by tea or coffee. £6 per person. So we can cater for everyone, please buy your tickets before the day from the Post Office-Hair Studio or Jo Barrett (01837 810 535 or 07967382265) In aid of Shelter Box

Farmer’s Carol Service - December 13 , 2013
Hatherleigh Cattle Market Friday 13 December @ 7.30pm Carols led by Hatherleigh Silver Band Speaker Simon Walsh (Originally from Northern Ireland, Simon lived in Devon for four years and now lives in Derbyshire, where he works among farmers helping with shearing, lambing and general farm labour. He also works at Bakewell Livestock Market, and keeps about sixty sheep of his own.) Special singing by Bodmin Community Church Praise Group Soup & Rolls, Tea & Mince Pies served (Soup & Rolls from 7pm, Tea & Mince Pies afterwards) Free Admission, Everyone Welcome For further details contact Ian & Hazel Gilkinson (Faith Mission) on 01566-783512 / 075-38363210 Donations after expenses will be given to Faith Mission & Farming Community Network

Concert - December 13 , 2013
Concert On Friday 13th of December at 6.30 p.m. please don't forget the Xmas Village Hall Concert,  all our local Talent and then a good Sing a Long with Carols after refreshments and the fantastic Draw.  

Coffee Morning - December 7 , 2013
On the 7th December 2014 we will be holding a Coffee Morning at the Old Schools in Hatherleigh, which coincides with the Fantastic Ruby Market. We will have cakes, bric-a-brac and tombola to raise money for this local dog rescue. We held our first coffee morning last year at the same time and we raised an amazing £200. We will also have a stall at the Ruby Market with details of the rescue dogs currently waiting for Forever Homes.

Ruby Market - December 7 , 2013
Saturday 7th December 9 am - 2 pm Hatherleigh That's when our next Ruby Country Market will be held!!! The Festive Market is not to be missed and yet again we look to be on target with our usual 200 plus Stalls so all of your Christmas Shopping could be done at this amazing venue! Our line up of Live Music is fantastically full of Locals - Hatherleigh Silver Band, Hatherleigh Gospel Choir, the Amazing Josie Lloyd, Our lovely Micky Sillifant with his accordion and of course the totally charming Hatherleigh Bashers - and those are but to name a few. How wonderful for Hatherleigh to have such much local Talent. We are still taking bookings so please get in touch if you want to book a stall or attend in some way, we will be very happy to talk to you. We will let you know more in the next issue of the Pump so watch this space !! any enquiries please phone 07855 187 364 or visit our website www.rubycountrymarket.co.uk or our Facebook Page: Ruby Country Market

Christmas Fair - December 6 , 2013
Friday 6th December 6.30pm All the usual stalls, come and meet Santa Everyone Welcome

Samuel Jerman Serman - December 6 , 2013
Friday 6th December 7pm in The Church Annual Samuel Jerman Commemorative Sermon and Concert. This year we will be entertained by the Unity Gospel Choir and the preacher will The Rt. Rev. Nick McKinnel, the Bishop of Crediton, who was once our parish priest. The concert and sermon will be followed by mulled cider and refreshments. There is no charge for the evening. Monday 23rd December 7.pm. in The Church Carol Service. Our preacher will be Rev. Sylvia Coke-Woods. The service will be followed by mulled wine and mince pies.

Exbourne WI - December 5 , 2013
WI The December meeting will be held on Thursday 5th at 2.30pm for the Christmas party. On January 2 the meeting will again be at 2.30pm and the speaker will be Stuart Dowle from Quicke's Farm and will talk about cheese making. Both meetings will be held in Exbourne village hall and everyone welcome to attend.

Soup Lunch - December 4 , 2013
Soup Lunch Wednesday 4th December. 12- 2.30 pm in The Village Hall Advent soup lunch and Christmas Fair. A choice of home made soup, crusty bread and butter, choice of cheese and biscuits, fruit and mince pies, tea and coffee £4. Special draw. Everyone most welcome.

Carnival Meeting - December 4 , 2013
Carnival meeting is on Wednesday December 4th at 8.30pm in the George Hotel, the lucky badge number will be drawn so hold on to your badges as the winning number will receive £50 as it is a roll-over from last year, please come along we would love to see you.

Christmas Singalong - December 3 , 2013
Tuesday December 3rd 3pm-4pm 50p Hatherleigh Community Centre See you there! Chris Cleverdon

GET YOUR DOG MICROCHIPPED - December 3 , 2013
Get your dog microchipped for free Dog owners in West Devon are being offered the chance to have their dogs microchipped free of charge this December. Dogs Trust is joining West Devon Borough Council’s Connect road show in Hatherleigh and Belstone to offer the service to anyone who comes along with their dog. It normally costs around £20 to have a dog microchipped and from 2016 it will be compulsory. Lee Paris, Campaigns Assistant from Dogs Trust, said: “We are really pleased to be working with West Devon Borough Council and would like to urge dog owners to take advantage of this limited microchipping offer. “It is through such valuable partnerships as this that the goal of responsible dog ownership across the board becomes a reality. “These events will highlight the issues surrounding responsible dog ownership in the West Devon area, and raise awareness for the importance of procedures such as microchipping and neutering. “We would like to encourage all dog owners living in the area to come along and get free advice from the experts on how to be a responsible dog owner.” The charity will be joining West Devon Connect again in 2014 at various locations to offer more free microchipping. The Connect road show regularly tours West Devon taking free advice and information out to communities. Everyone is welcome. Among the other partner organisations taking part next month (December) are Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB), Action on Hearing Loss, Dartmoor National Park Authority (DNPA), CALL24 and South West Water (SWW). Every session is hosted by a borough council officer who can answer all kinds of questions about council tax, housing benefit, planning applications and recycling – among many other things. December 3 – Hatherleigh Market – 9.30am-12noon with free microchipping by Dogs Trust, DNPA, CALL24 and CAB.

THE BIG SWITCH ON - December 2 , 2013
HATHERLEIGH TOWN COUNCIL INVITES YOU TO THE SWITCHING ON OF THE CHRISTMAS LIGHTS MONDAY 2ND DECEMBER 7.15PM LIGHTS ON IN THE SQUARE FOLLOWED BY HATHERLEIGH SILVER BAND & LATE NIGHT SHOPPING

Devon Roots Fair - December 2 , 2013
Devon Roots Fair Part of the late night shopping event Monday 2nd December 4pm – 9pm Craft fair at The George Hotel Textiles, Jewellery Mulled Wine, Mince pies and Live Music.

Skittles Night - November 30 , 2013
Hatherleigh Community Centre Saturday 30th November @ 7pm £12 per team Lets make it another great Hatherleigh event with organisations in town entering eg football club, cricket club, bowling club, firemen, Hancock’s garage, school, bell ringers doctors & outlying villagers to name but a few, we hope will take up the challenge!!!!! Team entries in by Thursday, 28th November There will be a Bar. Please phone Jo Barrett 01837 810535 or 07967 382265

Craft fayre - November 30 , 2013
Craft Faye Saturday November 30th 10am—3pm Made Well Cafe, West Fishleigh

Coffee Morning - November 30 , 2013
November 30 - Christmas Coffee Morning at10.30am. Super prize draw!

Christmas Fair - November 30 , 2013
St. Mary's Church Christmas Fair will be held on Saturday 30th November 3.30 p.m. in the Village Hall, we are hoping for some entertainment, and there will be Cakes/Produce etc for Sale and a Grand Hamper Draw and Xmas Dinner Draw, and Cream Teas/Mince Pies etc. Do come along and spend some time with friends and help support the Church. Watch out for Posters nearer the time.

Pizza & Quiz Night - November 24 , 2013
Pizza & Quiz nights are returning to the community centre the dates are Sunday 8th September Sunday 13th October Sunday 24th November. All start at 7pm. teams of up to 6 or come and join a team on the night. It's £3 pp to include a slice of pizza the bar will be open. Please phone Jo on 01837 810 535 to book a table and to reserve your pizza!

Coffee Morning - November 23 , 2013
Coffee Morning Get ready for Christmas!! The Hatherleigh Big Story Coffee Morning with cakes, raffle prizes, and activities all about Advent and Christmas Saturday 23rd November 2013 10.00 am - 12 noon, Methodist Chapel, Hatherleigh The Hatherleigh Big Story After School Club will be having a coffee morning to raise funds for hiring the school hall, and providing snacks, and resources for activities. If anyone is able to donate cakes etc. or raffle prizes or run a stall or activity, please contact Rev. Ruth Hansford (01837 810 314).

Christmas Christmas Shopping - November 23 , 2013
Coach Trip Coach trip to Gloucester for a Christmas shopping spree November 23rd please phone Jo Barrett -810 535-if you are interested

Stithians Ladies Choir - November 23 , 2013
To celebrate 30th anniversary of the Methodist Church in Hatherleigh, bring and share supper. at 7:30pm in the Methodist Church, Hatherleigh

Soup and Pud Lunch - November 23 , 2013
Soup and Pud Lunch Saturday 23rd November 12.30p.m. – 2.00p.m. Exbourne Village Hall Come and join us for a “Soup and Pud” lunch on Saturday 23r November in the Village Hall. There will be a choice of delicious home made soups, including a vegetarian option, all served with crusty bread and followed by a choice of scrumptious puddings and a hot drink. All for the price of only £5.00 . Too good to miss ! Profits go to fund work needed on the Village Hall.

Christmas Bingo - November 22 , 2013
Friday 22nd November in the school music hall Doors open 7.30pm Eyes down at 8pm Good prizes Come and support your your school and have fun. All welcome.

Hatherleigh Gardening Club - November 21 , 2013
Having stayed very local last month with a talk about the working year at Rosemoor, we now look much further afield with a talk entitled 'Around the World in 80 Plants'. Peter Lindley of Hidden Valley nursery will give the talk and yes, you can expect him to bring lots of lovely plants. So join us on Thursday, November 21st at 7.30pm in Old Schools - non members are also more than welcome. This will be our last meeting for a couple of months as we have December off, then in January enjoy our Christmas social evening - suggestions please. Susan Gill 01837 810893

Christmas Shopping Evening - November 20 , 2013
After the great success of last year’s event, we look forward to seeing you at the 2013 Christmas Shopping Evening, taking place on Wednesday 20th November from 6.30-9pm at Hatherleigh Community Centre. Entry is free so come along for a sociable evening of shopping, mulled wine and mince pies, with musical entertainment including numbers from the Guinness World Record-breaking Unity Gospel Choir. This fundraising evening is being organised and hosted by Hatherleigh Pre-School parent committee and will culminate with their Christmas Grand Draw. This year's winners can look forward to a cash prize; a hamper donated by Waitrose and a selection of complementary tickets to some of the best days out our region has to offer. The Pre-School Committee wishes to thank Waitrose Okehampton; Theatre Royal; National Marine Aquarium; Woodlands; RHS Rosemoor; Merlin Cinema; Castle Drogo; Clip ‘n’ Climb; Wildlife and Dinosaur Park; Let’s Go; JNL Toboggan Rides; The Eden Project; Dartmoor Zoo; The Dartmoor Miniature Pony Centre; Dartmoor Railway; Trethorne; Milky Way; and the Okey Cokey.

Ladies Club - November 20 , 2013
Ladies Group meeting on Wednesday 20th November will have a talk from a herbalist about the medicinal, culinary and other uses of plants.  (This is a change from our original schedule for the year.) Saturday 30th November is the Christmas Coffee Morning, starting at 10.30.  This is always a lively social event to start the Christmas season, so join us for the first mince pie of the season. The winners of the great Christmas draw will be announced - with prizes including the Monko Christmas hamper; crackers; luxury toiletries; cheese board; wine and chocolates! Buy your tickets early! 

Local Wildlife - November 16 , 2013
Local Wildlife Discover your local wildlife with Devon Wildlife Trust. From 1.30pm to 5pm on 16th November, join Devon Wildlife Trust, at Hatherleigh Community Centre to discover the wonderful wildlife of the Torridge and what is being done to look after it. Meet volunteers from Devon Wildlife Trust Local Groups and learn about nature reserves near you including Meeth Quarry, the Trust’s newest (and third largest!) wildlife site. Guided walks around that reserve will be on offer from 2pm to 4pm (booking essential tel: 01392 279244) though transport to and from the Reserve will not be on offer. You’ll also have an opportunity to learn more about the Northern Devon Nature Improvement Area project, the DWT-led landscape scale conservation project working throughout the Torridge. From landowner advice to arts performances, volunteering opportunities to wildlife events, find out what the NIA team is doing in the local area. Throughout the afternoon activities will include a story teller, a chance to meet the hidden creatures of the River Lew, opportunities to build your own wildlife friendly landscape and creative craft using local willow and rush. All activities are free.

Christmas Fair - November 15 , 2013
Clinton Village Hall Presents a Christmas Fair Over 25 stalls of cards, gifts, crafts and jewellery Friday 15th November 6pm-9pm Refreshments will be available, including mulled wine and mince pies The bar will be open

Coffee Evening - November 15 , 2013
The November coffee evening will be in the churchroom on Friday, November 15th, starting at 7p.m. There will be various stalls coffee and time to chat and proceeds will be for the church and the Children's Hospice S.W. All very welcome.

Gardening Group Exbourne - November 14 , 2013
Gardening group If you are interested is joining a gardening group there will be an open meeting on Thursday November 14th at 7.30p.m. in Exbourne Village Hall

Cinema Club - November 13 , 2013
The next Hatherleigh Cinema will be on 13 November, as always at 730pm. Under the terms of our licence we cannot publicise openly the titles of the next two films but members will be informed by email about 6 November. Also the programme will be posted on the Community Centre internal notice board from the same date. Become a member and choose the films to be shown. Please check the Community Centre or Post Office notice boards for the entitlement of club membership.

Coffee Morning - November 12 , 2013
On Tuesday 12th November there will be a Coffee Morning at Old Schools in Hatherleigh, please do support this if you can, and offers of help and Cakes/Draw Prizes etc would be gratefully appreciated by Lorraine.

History Society - November 11 , 2013
History Society On Monday November 11th at 7:30pm in Old Schools Dr Todd Gray will be giving an illustrated talk about Devon War Memorials. The subject will be particularly appropriate on that date and also because next year will mark the centenary of the start of the first World War. As usual all are welcome (non-members £2)

Sampford Courtenay Flower Club - November 11 , 2013
Sampford Courtenay Flower Club will be meeting in the Church Rooms on Monday 11 November at 7.30pm. Janet Chew will give a demonstration entitled “Flowers for Friends”. All welcome.

Acoustic Sunday - November 10 , 2013

Tally Ho! 10th November.
Kerina and the slaves
……a great way to finish off carnival weekend!
if you want an open Mic spot get in touch.
josielloyd.co.uk

The Greatest Carnival in the World - November 9 , 2013
Carnival Day the greatest Carnival in the World, well there is one in South America but Hatherleigh is closer. Sat 9th November

Kelly has a hair cut - November 8 , 2013
Personally we think she's mad but our friend Kelly Brown is having her hair shaved off to grade 2 to raise money for Rowcroft Hospice at Home, in memory of her dear family friend Rachel Didymus who sadly lost her battle with Cancer in July.
On Carnival Friday 8th November in the Tally Ho at 7.30pm, the clippers will be on and the hair will be off!
She did suggest that we take part as well, but in all honesty the idea of having no hair is not in any way appealing. With this in mind you can see that she is making a huge sacrifice in aid of this charity and deserves support and sponsorship.
If you would like to sponsor Kelly she has a form or your welcome to leave your sponsorship for Tina at the Community Centre Monday to Friday. You can also do so online at the website www.justgiving.com/Kelly-Brown33 or you can come along on the night and drop some coins into the bucket to show your support.

Exbourne WI - November 7 , 2013
Exbourne, Sampford Courtenay and Jacobstowe WI will be holding their AGM in Exbourne village hall on Thursday 7 November at 2.30pm.

Bonfire Night - November 2 , 2013
Bonfire Night Hatherleigh Cricket Club will be holding it’s annual Bonfire Night on Saturday 2nd November 2013. The gates will open at 6.00pm and the bonfire will be lit at 7.00pm with the firework display following shortly after that. The admission charges will be £4.00 per adult and £2.00 per child, with a family charge (2 adults and 2 children) of £10.00. A BBQ will be available on the night and of course, the bar will be open for drinks. Many thanks, Bob Shepherd, Secretary – Hatherleigh Cricket Club.

Pizza and Quiz - October 25 , 2013
Pizza and Quiz night The October pizza & quiz night has a new date Friday 25th October @ 7.30pm Hatherleigh Community Centre teams of max 6 or come & make up a team on the night. £3 pp to include a slice of pizza! Please phone Jo Barrett 810 535 to book a table & your pizza.

Flu Vaccines Exbourne - October 22 , 2013
Annual Flu Vaccinations On Tuesday 22nd October between 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. Okehampton Medical Centre Staff will be in the Exbourne Village Hall to administer the Annual Flu Vaccinations, these are open to everyone over the age of 65 registered with Okehampton Medical Centre, other patients under the age of 65 who suffer Chronic Illness, diabetes, respiratory problems etc or who are carers are also eligable for a free vaccination.  As a Village we value this Service tremendously, so please do support the Team and also help to protect yourself from the Flu.

Tear Fund - October 22 , 2013
Tearfund Hatherleigh Methodist Church Leprosy Mission & other crafts for sale Tuesday 22nd 10:30am to 6:30pm

Gardening Club - October 17 , 2013
Gardening Club Well the weather just about cleared up today in time for an interesting and yummy food afternoon at Garden Cottage near Winkleigh but that marked the end of our gadding about for this year. Next month, or should I say this month, on Thursday, October 17th, we shall be back at Old Schools for a talk by Dave Squire of RHS Rosemoor. Dave is one of the longest serving gardeners there and his talk 'The Working Year at Rosemoor' will draw on those years of experience and cover all aspects of the garden. We meet at 7.30pm and, as always, visitors are more than welcome. We look forward to seeing you there Susan Gill 01837 810893

Cinema Club - October 16 , 2013
The next Hatherleigh Cinema will be on 16 October, as always at 730pm on the third Wednesday in the month. Under the terms of our licence we cannot publicise openly the titles of the next two films but they will be posted on the Community Centre internal notice board from 9 October. Become a member and choose the films to be shown. Please check the Community Centre or Post Office notice boards for the entitlement of club membership.

Musical Aperitif - October 15 , 2013
Musical Aperitif A short concert of Fine music, including Trumpet, Flute, Organ and Schubert Lieder. In aid of Children's Hospice S.W. on Tuesday 15th October at 11:30am. St. Andrew’s Church, Sampford Courtenay. Tickets £10 to include Main Course Lunch at the New Inn. Available from Chris Cleverdon 01837 810320, Rev Rita Bullworthy 01837 89168 or New Inn 01837 82247.

Sampford Courtenay Flower Club - October 14 , 2013
The next meeting will be on Monday 14 October in the Church Rooms at 7.30pm. It will be the AGM and also Paul Rendell will talk and show slides on "Wild Plants of Devon". All are very welcome.

History Society - October 14 , 2013
History Society Our next meeting will be on Monday October 14th at 7.30pm in Old Schools when we will be holding our AGM followed by refreshments! The Society would particularly like to welcome new members on this occasion so do please come along and find out more about our activities and our plans for the coming year. Brian Abell

Cancelled Pizza and Quiz - October 13 , 2013
Pizza and Quiz night postponed till Fri day 25th

SSAFA Big Brew 2013 - October 12 , 2013
Saturday 12 October Hatherleigh Old Schools 0900-1230 Soldiers, Sailors, Airmans Families Association. One day’s service – a lifetime of support. Without your assistance we are unable to fulfill that promise. SSAFA needs your help now in West Devon so come and join us for a cuppa and chat. Learn how funds raised by Service charities (Help for Heroes, Royal British Legion etc.) are spent by SSAFA Caseworkers. Support your Armed Forces and their families in West Devon. All offers of help with cakes, beverages and sundries to Tony 01837 810050

Beetle Drive - October 12 , 2013
Beetle Drive Hatherleigh Methodist Church 6pm to 7:30pm Saturday 12th October Fun for all ages with Prizes Bring and share supper. Adults £3 Secondary School age £1 Younger Children Free All Welcome

Carnival photo exhibition - October 12 , 2013
Saturday October 12th we will be holding a film show of last years carnival photos, thanks to Geoff Hodgkinson, but we also want to exhibit your Carnival photographs, so please start turning some out.

Festival AGM - October 10 , 2013
This year’s AGM will be on Thursday 10th October in Old Schools at 8pm so please put this date in your diary and if you would like to be involved with Festival next year this would be a good opportunity to meet the team from this year.

Tai Chi - October 8 , 2013
Free Tai Chi Taster session in the Community Centre 10am Suitable for all ages.

Meeth Monkeys - October 5 , 2013
Messey Meeth Monkeys spent a most enjoyable morning on the 7th of September playing games, listening to bible stories and constructing a tractor between them from cardboard boxes, bottle tops, pipe cleaners, various card and paper and much glue. The finished article looks great and will be on display at our Harvest Festival. The next meeting will be held on Saturday 5th October in the Village Hall, at 9.30am. Subject; Workers in the Vine Yard. Children of all ages are welcome to come along and in the fun whilst learning more about Jesus.

Player Read Through - October 4 , 2013
Cinderella Hatherleigh Players will be looking for little mice, fairies ect. for their production of Cinderella at half term next February. Places are open for children aged 6 and above, accompanied by an adult. Auditions and a read through will take place on Friday the 4th of October at 7.30 in the Community Centre. New faces are always welcome, so forget the stage fright and come along. It will be FUN!! For more details call Cindy Squire on 810969.

Bags to School - October 2 , 2013
Please drop off any clothes at the school before 9am for to children in need.

Carnival Meeting - October 2 , 2013
The next committee meeting is Wednesday October 2nd at 7.45pm in The George Hotel please come along, you would be very welcome. We are also looking for volunteers to be stewards on Carnival night, so please, if you can help in any way, please phone Dawn on 810265 or come along on the 2nd.

Singalong - October 1 , 2013
Singalong 3pm Community Centre

St. Boniface Annual Concert - September 29 , 2013
This popular social event will take place on Sunday September 29th at 3pm in Hatherleigh Community Centre. Tickets £7 to include a glass of wine and finger buffet. Children accompanied by and adult free. Super Raffle! Tickets from Salar Gallery (810940) or Chris Cleverdon (810320) see you there!

Race Night - September 27 , 2013
Old Schoolroom Race Night Friday September 27th. Light refreshments, Entrance £1. Doors open 7.30. Old Schoolroom Monkokehampton

Ladies Group - September 18 , 2013
September's meeting is on Wednesday 18th at the Old Schoolroom, Monkokehampton. Peter Christie from the North Devon Journal will be giving a talk on Bideford and North Devon Folklore.

Cinema Club - September 18 , 2013
The next Hatherleigh Cinema will be on 18 September, as always at 730pm on the third Wednesday in the month. Under the terms of our licence we cannot publicise openly the titles of the next two films but they will be posted on the Community Centre internal notice board from 11 September. Become a member and choose the films to be shown. Please check the Community Centre or Post Office notice boards for the entitlement of club membership.

History Group - September 17 , 2013
Exbourne Local History Group will meet on Tuesday 17 September in the village hall at 7.30pm. It will take the form of a Musical Evening with Marilyn Tucker from the Wren Trust. Admission for visitors is £2.00 and they are always welcome.

Devon Historic Churches Day - September 14 , 2013
On Saturday 14th September Devon Historic Churches Day takes place all over the County, this is a day when people Walk, Ride, or just Drive and visit as many Churches as they can with Sponsorship, the money raised is divided equally between the local Church and Devon Historic Trust, (an organisation that we can apply to in times of need for work on the Church of which St. Mary's has been lucky enough to receive this in the past with the help in restoration of our Stained Glass Window), sponsorship forms are available in the Church or from Lorraine, do support this worthy cause if you can.

Carnival Royalty Evening - September 14 , 2013
Island Park Party Royalty Evening on Saturday Sept 14th, we will have the usual duck race, ram roast, bar, bouncy castle, live music plus the results of our ‘design a bag to commemorate 110 years of Hatherleigh Carnival’ competition that was held at the primary school will be announced and the winning design printed on to bags which will be on sale that night so please save the date and look out for posters and more details in next months pump – oh yes and please buy some ducks!

History Society - September 9 , 2013
History Society On Monday September 9th Charles Innes will be giving a talk entitled “Torridge Reflections” at 7:30pm in Old School. All are welcome (visitors £2) Brian Abell

Sampford Courtenay Flower Club - September 9 , 2013
Sampford Courtenay Flower Club will meet in the Church Rooms on Monday 9 September at 7.30pm. There will be a demonstration by Anthony Facey Macleod on "Recycle and Renew". Non-members very welcome.

Concert with Stephen Yates - September 8 , 2013
Concert with Stephen Yates Sunday 8th September 2013 3.00 pm, Hatherleigh Parish Church Concert with Stephen Yates Award-winning local classical guitarist Come and enjoy an afternoon of inspiring music with a break for tea and cake in Old Schools £5.00 per ticket (Donations gratefully received for refreshments) Stephen is kindly donating half the ticket proceeds to the Church Buildings’ Repair Fund Everyone is Welcome

Pizza & Quiz Night - September 8 , 2013
Pizza & Quiz nights are returning to the community centre the dates are Sunday 8th September Sunday 13th October Sunday 24th November. All start at 7pm. teams of up to 6 or come and join a team on the night. It's £3 pp to include a slice of pizza the bar will be open. Please phone Jo on 01837 810 535 to book a table and to reserve your pizza!

Made Well Open day - September 8 , 2013
MADE-WELL OPEN DAY Sunday SEPTEMBER 8TH 10am til 6ish B.B.Q. at lunch time Stalls to browse Fun for the children (face painting etc) Cafe open for ice cream cream teas and cold drinks We would love you all to come visit with us

Steve Yates - September 8 , 2013
Steve Yates Sunday 8th September 2013 3.00 pm, Hatherleigh Parish Church Concert with Stephen Yates Award-winning local classical guitarist Come and enjoy an afternoon of inspiring music with a break for tea and cake in Old Schools £5.00 per ticket (Donations gratefully received for refreshments) Stephen is kindly donating half the ticket proceeds to the Church Buildings’ Repair Fund Everyone is Welcome!

Tar Barrel Pub Crawl - September 7 , 2013
Ten pubs, Ten Villages all in aid of the Greatest carnival in the world

Hatherleigh Ball - September 7 , 2013
Is on 7th September Our charity ball this year is Sandbags and Glad Rags. 1940 swing style. Help to decorate the shed to make it like a bunker. Can you help with any ideas or leads? Call Carol on 07785 971960 if you can help! Silent Auction items requested please contact Michelle Downie email msdownie@hotmail.co.uk
http://www.hatherleigh.net/hatherleighball.asp

Island Park Party - September 7 , 2013
Island Park Party in aid of Carnival funds Sat Sep 7th

Exbourne, Sampford Courtenay & Jacobstowe WI - September 5 , 2013
Exbourne, Sampford Courtenay and Jacobstowe WI meeting is on Thursday 5 September at 7.30pm in the village hall. The speaker is John Christian who will give a Watercolour Demonstration and Talk. Everyone welcome.

Confirmation Answers and Questions - September 3 , 2013
Admitting Children to Holy Communion before Confirmation An evening with Katherine Lyddon, the Diocesan Childrens’ Work Advisor, to explore and ask questions 7.30pm Tuesday 3rd September 2013, Old Schools, Hatherleigh In the Church of England, it has been customary for children (and adults) to receive Holy Communion after confirmation. However, since 2006, Dioceses and parishes in the Church of England have been allowed to decide to accept children to receive Holy Communion after suitable teaching, before they are confirmed, so they can join in with this central part of the family life of the Church, similar in some ways to the Roman Catholic tradition of First Communion. It is something that is already done in parishes across the country, including in Exeter Diocese. A request has been received by the Hatherleigh group of parishes from a local parent to consider whether they would adopt this practice. Each church will make their own decision in due course as to whether they feel it is the right way forward for them at this time. In the meantime, Katherine Lyddon is coming to help us understand more about this subject and share with us what is being done in other churches. Everyone is welcome (including those from other parishes)!

Fun and Games - August 31 , 2013
Before then we are looking forward to Village Fun & Games here in Meeth which will start at 4pm on Saturday 15th June. Everyone enjoyed the games afternoon with which we celebrated the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee so much, that some energetic people decided we should have a repeat. Great Idea! Let’s all join in.

Hatherleigh Fun Day - August 25 , 2013
Hatherleigh Cricket Club Rotary annual Fun Day

The Two Parish Walk - August 25 , 2013
The Two Parish Walk Sunday 25th August 2013 at 2pm This year’s guided walk will be a circular one starting and finishing at Ash House Iddesleigh, and will include : the River Okement, Mill Farm, Monks Mill and Weir and the Old Mill at Monkokampton, finishing at Ash House for Cream Tea by kind permission of Mr & Mrs Kyatt. Please come and join us for this unique opportunity to walk on Private Land Participants should note that this walk is roughly 4 miles long and is estimated to take approximately 2hrs Everyone to meet at Ash House Iddesleigh EX19 8SQ, for a 2pm prompt start, car parking available Sensible footwear is advisable well - behaved dogs on leads are welcome Anyone unable to walk are most welcome to come for a Cream Tea; directions will be signed from Iddesleigh and Monkokehampton. The cost is £5 Adults and £2 children payable at the start, Cream Tea included We will also be holding a Grand draw. For more information Tel: 01805 804347 all proceeds to be shared between St. James Iddesleigh and All Saints Monkokehampton.

Hatherleigh Beer Festival - August 24 , 2013
Hatherleigh Cricket Club 1pm Great local brews and Cornish Hillbillies providing the music in aid of the skate board effort

Pimms and Savories Evening - August 22 , 2013
Hatherleigh Silverband will be playing at Oslo House from 6:30pm £5 entry proceeds to Old Schools Building Fund

Cinema Club - August 21 , 2013

The next Hatherleigh Cinema will be on 21 August, as always at 730pm. Under the terms of our licence we cannot publicise openly the titles of the next two films but they will be posted on the Community Centre internal notice board from 14 August. Become a member and choose the films to be shown. Please check the Community Centre or Post Office notice boards for the entitlement of club membership.

The Western Counties Heavy Horses - August 18 , 2013
On Sunday 18th August, 2013, The Western Counties Heavy Horse Society hold their annual Working' at Leigh Barton, Eastleigh, Crediton, EX17 6BJ., by kind permission of Mr & Mrs Chris Burrows. Gates open 11am and close 5pm., 'From Plough to Loaf' will be demonstrated; ploughing, rolling, harrowing and drilling. Corn will be cut with a binder drawn by three shire horses. Bread will be baked on the field. A commentator will explain the whole process. Other Ring events. An opportunity to 'Have a Go' (ploughing instruction) a children's competition. Adults £5, children and parking free. Craft stalls and refreshments. Usual facilities. Contact Paul Richards 01823 491518.

Flower Show - August 17 , 2013
it's SHOW TIME which this year is on Saturday, August 17th, in the Community Centre. Set up between 8:30 and 10:45 for exhibitors. DOORS OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC 3pm.

Cider and Pasty Concert - August 17 , 2013
The silver band Cider and Pasty Concert, which is pencilled in for Saturday the 17th August – look out for posters confirming the date!

PUMP DEADLINE - August 17 , 2013
Pump deadline for September Issue

Beer Festival - August 16 - August 18 , 2013
16/17/18 August Duke of York, Iddesleigh Beer Festival Live Music Friday & Saturday Night. Morris Dancers Sunday PM

Meeth Dog Show, Fete and Vintage Vehicle - August 10 , 2013
our Fete, Dog Show and Vintage Vehicle Gathering on Saturday 10th August.

Fete and Dog Show - August 10 , 2013
Fete and Dog Show Then comes the Big Day! Saturday 10th August Dog Show, Vintage Vehicle Gathering and Fete. There is no charge to come in and/or park for the day. The Dog Show starts at 10.30am – all sorts of classes for all sorts of dogs and fun for the onlookers. New this year – A Vintage Vehicle Gathering. A wonderful opportunity to see and admire many amazing vehicles: steam engines, tractors, cars, motorbikes, a bus and more. Entry (including re-entry) to see this part of the event only is £2 for adults, free for 16 years and under. Delicious Ploughman’s lunches available from 12-2pm (prices same as last year!) and then at 2pm, our Fete! We are delighted to welcome back Mrs Gill Cave to open it for us. Gill and Peter were wonderfully supportive members of the village for many years when they lived at Friar’s Hele and we hope they will enjoy the fete rather than working for it for a change. There will be the usual super stalls: cakes and produce, beautiful bargains, plants etc and many games of skill and chance including Crafty Croquet, Digging for Gold, a Very Special Fruit Machine, spectacular raffle, tombola, face painting and more! Then of course our wonderful teas! Do come and enjoy this very special day – the proceeds are for Meeth Church with 10% of net profits to Devon Air Ambulance – two worthy causes always in need of funds.

Carnival Meeting - August 7 , 2013
PLEASE, PLEASE come along to the next meeting in the George on August 7th at 7.30 pm.

Coffee Morning - August 6 , 2013
The Carnival committee are holding a coffee morning in the Old Schools on Tuesday August 6th 9-12 am, we hope you will join us and show your support.

Coffee Morning - August 6 , 2013
Coffee Morning 9:30 am in Old Schools on Tues Aug 6th in Aid of Carnival funds

Animal Blessing Meeth - August 4 , 2013
Our Animal Blessing Service takes place on Sunday 4th August. This has become a happy fixture in our list of services and we look forward to welcoming all sorts of animals – if they do not fit through the door, they can always wait in the churchyard. We urge all pets to bring their owners, and all those who care for and about all animals to come. This service is both an occasion to give thanks to God for all that animals do for us – companionship, providing food and drink and clothing – and to remember our responsibilities to them, united as we are in the life of the earth.

Hatherleigh Craft Show - August 4 , 2013
Hatherleigh Craft Show
Sunday 4th August
Community Centre
Schedules now available from various shops in the town including
Angels & Petals.
It costs just £2.50 to enter as many classes as you wish and include Sewing, Knitting, Crochet, Painting, Photography, Paper craft, Jewellery, Metal work, Glass, Wood, Willow, Recycled, Childen's and more!
Rosettes 1st - 3rd and a Best in Show trophy, up for grabs
Enquiries to
angelsandpetals@btinternet.com

Village Fete - August 3 , 2013
Iddesleigh

Coffee Evening - August 1 , 2013
On Thursday the 1st August The Silver Band are holding a Coffee evening in the square, from 7.30pm. Please come to drink coffee, eat cake, listen to and support your Town Band.

Hatherleigh Festival - July 25 - July 28 , 2013
Hatherleigh Festival 4 days of Music, fun and Magic

Summer Fete - July 20 , 2013
Hatherleigh Care Village Summer Fete To be held on Saturday July 20th 2013 Between 12.00-16.30 Free entrance to all. There will be a BBQ, face painting, balloon twisting, a dog show and a variety of stalls. We hope to see you there!

School Fete - July 20 , 2013
Church Fete A Change of Date for Hatherleigh Church Fete! Saturday 20th July 2013 3.00 pm Hatherleigh Square To be opened by Lt-Col. Michael and Dame Jane Whiteley As we didn’t want to clash with the Ruby Market, we have moved Hatherleigh Parish Church Fete to the later date of Sat. 20th July. You are warmly welcomed to come and enjoy a scrumptious tea and a variety of stalls and activities whilst listening to Hatherleigh Silver Band! Everyone is Welcome!! Donations of plants, flowers, veg., savouries, cakes, books, bathroom stuff, odds and bods, bottles, and draw prizes would be gratefully received. Please deliver to Old Schools after 9am on Sat. 20th July. Proceeds from the fete will go to our general church funds towards the insurance, electricity and other expenses that enable us to keep the church and other church buildings open and available for use.

Funday Monkokehampton - July 20 , 2013
Village Fun Day Saturday July 20th, starting at 2pm with all the usual fun and games for everyone:  races, cream teas, bar, ferret racing, face painting, produce stall, tug of war, bouncy castle, duck race, and of course the competitions. 

Old Technology and Archaeology - July 20 , 2013
Pattiland Farm, are holding their laid back Old Technology and Archaeology event Pattiland Farm Broadwood Kelly, regular bus service from Winkleigh Square, Music and beer.

Village Funday - July 20 , 2013
Village Fun Day  Saturday July 20th.  Cake competition:  a chocolate cake  (any style), open to all.  Children's competition: a model animal made from junk: three age groups are: under 6's; 6 - 10; 11 plus. By popular demand there'll be another crockery shy, so if you've any chipped, cracked or just plain disliked china please let the Social Group know!  The Social Group would appreciate offers of help, especially with the teas.  Don't forget to start thinking about a scarecrow - you can put it up in the middle of the village if you prefer.

Waiting for Godot - July 19 , 2013
This summer Miracle Theatre demonstrates why Waiting for Godot, once famously described as a play in which ‘nothing happens, twice’, is one of the most profound, moving and funny plays ever written. Both deadly serious and seriously funny, Beckett’s timeless masterpiece explores what makes us tick with clarity, dramatic force and genuine humour. Here’s a perfect reason to spend an evening under the stars: a stellar cast of Miracle’s best known actors performing a masterpiece that challenges all certainties while proving a perfect remedy for disillusion! In aid of Farms for City Children Nethercott House, Iddesleigh Friday 19th July 2013 Gates open at 5pm – Performance starts at 7pm prompt Please bring your own seating and picnics if you wish Tickets & Enquiries from Tracy – 01392 276381 tracy@farmsforcitychildren.org

Cinema Club - July 17 , 2013
The next Hatherleigh Cinema will be on 17 July, as always at 730pm on the third Wednesday in the month. Under the terms of our licence we cannot publicise openly the titles of the next two films but they will be posted on the Community Centre internal notice board from 10 July. Become a member and choose the films to be shown. Please check the Community Centre or Post Office notice boards for the entitlement of club membership.

History Group - July 16 , 2013
The next meeting is on Tuesday 16 July in the village hall at 7.30pm, when the speaker will be Dave Weeks who will give a talk entitled "Sport in Exbourne". This will be about the many sporting activities that took place in Exbourne after the second war. Visitors are always welcome - admission £2.

Open Garden - July 13 - July 14 , 2013
MADE-WELL Invite you to visit during our OPEN GARDENS weekend July 13th and July 14th We are open from 10am until 4pm and refreshments can be provided for you by our cafe.

Coffee Morning - July 13 , 2013
coffee morning on Saturday 13th July in Hatherleigh Old Schools.

History Society - July 10 , 2013
History Society There will be no meeting in Old Schools in July but members will be visiting Meeth Quarry to hear about the work of the Devon Wildlife Trust who have taken over the management of the site. This visit will take place on Wednesday July 10th and members are asked to meet there at 2pm for a guided walk around the area. Brian Abell

National Transplant Week - July 8 - July 14 , 2013
National Transplant Week – 8th – 14th July 2013 Have you considered being an organ donor? As you read this, more than 7,500 people of all ages across the UK are waiting for an organ transplant. Unfortunately, as many as 1,000 of them a year – on average, that’s three a day – will die because there are simply not enough organs available.

Flower Club - July 8 , 2013
Flower Club The next meeting of the Sampford Courtenay Flower Club will be held in the Church Rooms on Monday 8 July at 7.30pm. Sue Fisher will give a talk with slides on "Spectacular containers for year round colour". All welcome.

Church Fete Northlew - July 6 , 2013
At 4p.m. Stephen Collier, will declare the fete open. (Thank you, both). The fete will be at Churchgate

Ruby Country Market - July 6 , 2013
Ruby Country Market Saturday 6th July 9 am - 2 pm Hatherleigh We have some amazing attractions lined up and to go with our July Theme (Clowns and Jesters)  Balloon Artist Dan Brazier - Megatwist (check out his Facebook page!) will be there creating all kinds of wonderful characters.  Why not join in the fun, dress up and really get into the atmosphere of the day - you never know - you might win a Prize! Our line up of Live Music is to include our very own Josie Lloyd, The Hatherleigh Bashers, The Hatherleigh Bell Ringers (who will be offering you the opportunity to have a go at Bell Ringing!!) and the ever popular Spin 2.

Hatherleigh School Fete - July 5 , 2013
Hatherleigh School Fete at the School from 6:30pm

Exbourne, Sampford Courtenay & Jacobstowe WI - July 4 , 2013
WI The next meeting of Exbourne, Sampford Courtenay & Jacobstowe WI will take place in Exbourne Village Hall on Thursday 4 July at 7.30pm. The speaker will be Mac Maclaren who will speak about Search and Rescue. Everyone is very welcome to attend.

Singalong - July 2 , 2013
Singalong Tuesday July 2nd 3-4 in Hatherleigh Community Centre

Community Morning - June 29 , 2013
Community Morning A multi agency information service bringing a variety of services to you Have a question about public and community services? Visit us at Okehampton Community Morning The Charter Hall & Red Lion Yard Saturday 29th June 10am – 1pm A free information fair for everyone, with over 25 agencies available to offer their help and services to you. Pop in and enjoy free refreshments. For further information about this exciting community event please contact West Devon Borough Council on 01822 813600 or visit westdevon.gov.uk

Community Fete - June 29 , 2013
Community Fete On Saturday 29th we shall be holding the Church/Community Fete in the grounds and buildings of Exbourne School, the School are also celebrating their history in conjunction with the Flower Festival, and it will be open from 2.15 p,.m., the classrooms will be open for you to see the Children’s work, School memorabilia and past photos; during the afternoon along with all the various Stalls that will be running, we shall have entertainment from the Children, from the Hatherleigh Gospel Choir and from St. Mary's Church Choir, so there will be masses going on and of course there will be a wonderful Devon Cream Tea for all to enjoy. (Should the weather be totally against us, we shall still be holding both events, but some of the Activities may have to take place in the Village Hall.)

Flower Festival - June 28 - June 30 , 2013
Northmoor Team Flower Festival at Exbourne Church Friday 28th June – Sunday 30th June

Northmoor Flower Festival - June 28 - June 30 , 2013
This is a very advanced notice, but please note down in your Diaries the weekend of 28th/29th/30th June, when St. Mary's Church are lucky enough to be holding the Northmoor Group Flower Festival, this will be a weekend of celebration, with the Church open over the three days with the Flower Festival taking place, and on the Saturday afternoon the Fete will be held in the Church and School grounds, there will be lots of exciting Stalls , Tea and Cakes, Music and Dance, so we do urge you to come and join us over that weekend at some point. It will culminate with an EvenSong on the Sunday night.

Concert in the Garden - June 22 , 2013
Concert in the Garden Concert in the garden in aid of Church funds A concert is to be held in the gardens of Hatherleigh Place on Saturday 22nd June in aid of Church funds. Bring a picnic, family and friends and chairs and come to listen to music in what is hoped to be a balmy summer afternoon! (In the Church if wet, perhaps we should add.) Entrance fee £5 per person to include a cup of tea or coffee courtesy of the ladies of the Church. Concert commences at 4 o'clock and finishes at 6. Gardens open from 3.30pm. Artists include an ensemble from the Hatherleigh Silver Band and Holly Gilbert-West. If you too would like to take part, please contact Vivien on her mobile 07889 681 521. Fingers crossed for good weather this year.

The Showcase - June 22 , 2013
The Showcase BadlyKeptSecret’s Showcase An evening of song, dance and drama. With popular classics, contemporary pieces and original works. Friday 21st June, Hatherleigh Community Centre. Saturday 22nd June, Okehampton Charter Hall. Tickets are £4.00 and available from The Arts Gallery in Okehampton, Red Lion Yard. Or to book call 07800792959. shivani@badlykeptsecret.co.uk

Concert in the West - June 22 , 2013
Chimera
Fenella Humphreys violinRebecca Jones viola
and Vladimir Waltham cello
Schubert   String Trio in B Flat major D471
Sibelius   String Trio in G minor
Dohnanyi   Serenade for String Trio in C major Op 10 
Beethoven   String Trio in G major Op 9 No 1
‘...elegiac reflection and technical display at top flight level...’  BBC Music Magazine 
Fenella Humphreys returns with her new trio, Chimera. 
Saturday 22 June 7.30pm  St Mary's Church, East Street, Black Torrington,  Devon EX21 5PU 
Box Office: 01837 810940 - Salar Gallery, Hatherleigh
http://fenellahumphreys.com
http://www.vladimirwaltham.com
http://callinoquartet.com/2010/04/rebecca-jones

The Showcase - June 21 , 2013
The Showcase BadlyKeptSecret’s Showcase An evening of song, dance and drama. With popular classics, contemporary pieces and original works. Friday 21st June, Hatherleigh Community Centre. Saturday 22nd June, Okehampton Charter Hall. Tickets are £4.00 and available from The Arts Gallery in Okehampton, Red Lion Yard. Or to book call 07800792959. shivani@badlykeptsecret.co.uk

Gardening Club - June 20 , 2013
Sarah Chesters from RHS Rosemoor who will show us (in the flesh as it were) '10 Wonderful Plants for the Garden'.This will again be in Old Schools at 7.30 on Thursday, June 20th. As always visitors are also welcome.

Dowland Country Fair - June 16 , 2013
Dowland Counrty Fair and Dog Show Sunday 16th June 11am to 5pm at Furze Park Cross nr. Winkleigh EX19 8PG Entry £3 Adults £1 Children

Fun and Games - June 15 , 2013
Before then we are looking forward to Village Fun & Games here in Meeth which will start at 4pm on Saturday 15th June. Everyone enjoyed the games afternoon with which we celebrated the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee so much, that some energetic people decided we should have a repeat. Great Idea! Let’s all join in.

Coffee Morning - June 12 , 2013
Coffee Morning Okehampton Town and Country Ladies are holding a Coffee Morning in Exbourne Village Hall on Wednesday 12 June, 10am to 12.30pm. There will be various stalls including cakes, plants, bric-a-brac, books and a raffle. Admission is by luck number ticket and it is in aid of the Exeter and District Branch of the MS Society. Everybody very welcome.

Cinema Club - June 12 , 2013
The next Hatherleigh Cinema will be on 19 June, as always at 730pm on the third Wednesday in the month. Under the terms of our licence we cannot publicise openly the titles of the next two films but they will be posted on the Community Centre internal notice board from 12 June. Become a member and choose the films to be shown. Please check the Community Centre or Post Office notice boards for the entitlement of club membership.

Carnival Meeting - June 12 , 2013
Our next meeting is on Wednesday 12th June at The George Hotel, you’ll get fed up with me saying this, but we really do need more people on our little committee and you would be very, very welcome!

Medical Screening - June 11 , 2013
Market Day Screening in conjunction with the Rotary Club We will be holding our annual market day screening on Tuesday, 11th June 2013. We will be there from 9.30 a.m. until mid-day offering advice and information as well as routine health screening which will include blood pressure.

History Society - June 10 , 2013
History Society On Monday June 10th at 7:30pm in Old Schools Dr. Michael Winter will be talking about farming in Exbourne from 1860 to1960, highlighting what has changed and what has remained the same over period. As usual all are welcome (non-members £2)

Chess Challenge - June 8 , 2013
The 7th Great Hatherleigh International Chess Challenge Time is rapidly approaching to the 7th  Saturday 8th June in Hatherleigh Square starting at 2:30pm. Trophies, prizes with a beer on the side. Just turn up and play! Further details from Neil 07890 615454. Email Neilmprice@hotmail.co.uk

Coffee Morning - June 8 , 2013
Coffee Morning Hatherleigh & District Conservative Branch. Come and meet your Member of Parliament and Local Councillors on Saturday June 8th. A Coffee Morning will be held in ‘Old Schools’ on Saturday June 8th. from 10.00 am to 12.noon. Our West Devon Borough Councillor Christine Hall and recently re-elected County Councillor, James McInnes will be in attendance, together with our Member of Parliament Mr Mel Stride, who is planning to be with us from 10 am until 11.00.am. There will be Bring and Buy and Tombola Stalls. Do come and join us for coffee / tea and cakes. Everyone is welcome.

Quiz Night - June 7 , 2013
Quiz Night On Friday June 7th there's a Fun Quiz Night at the Schoolroom, suitable for all ages. Entrance £2 a head, you can make up a team on the night. 7.30pm, BYOB

Exbourne Sampford Courtenay & Jacobstowe WI Walk - June 5 , 2013
WI The next meeting of the Exbourne, Sampford Courtenay and Jacobstowe WI will be held on (note new date) on Wednesday 1 May. This is because of the hall being used for the election on the 2 May. It will be held in Exbourne village hall at 7.30pm and the speaker will be Mike Temple from Mercy Ships. Everyone welcome. The WI are oganising a Walk on Wednesday 5 June at 2.30pm, around Exbourne footpaths. It will include a very picturesque stroll in fields beside the River Ockment and quiet lanes of approximately 3 miles. Walking shoes boots/shoes required. Teas will be available in the village hall after the walk. Please contact Margaret Weeks on 01837 851379 for more details and to let us know numbers of people wishing to attend by 31 May. Unfortunately, no dogs.

Exbourne Walk - June 5 , 2013
The WI also are organising a walk on Wednesday 5 June 2013 at 2.30pm, around Exbourne. It will include a very picturesque stroll in fields beside the River Ockment and quiet lanes of approximately 3 miles. Teas will be available in Exbourne village hall after the walk. Please contact Margaret Weeks on 01837 851379 for more details and to let us know numbers of people wishing to attend by 31 May. Unfortunately, no dogs.

Coffee Morning - June 4 , 2013
Gardening Club On Tuesday, June 4th, in Old Schools, we will be holding our coffee morning in aid of Devon Air Ambulance.

Singalong - June 4 , 2013
Next Singalong Tuesday June 4th 3pm to 4pm Hatherleigh Community Centre only 50p See you there! Chris Cleverdon

The great unveiling - June 2 , 2013
Exbourne Sampford Courtenay and Jacobstowe WI are unveiling their stitched wall hanging to commemorate the Queens Diamond Jubilee on Sunday 2nd June. It will be available for viewing for anyone who maybe interested at Exbourne Village Hall. From 3.30 to 4.30. We look forward to seeing you.

Meeth Messy Monkeys - June 1 , 2013
Having thought about weddings and Jesus changing water into wine last month, the Messy Meeth Monkeys will be thinking about water and storms on 1st June.

Inspired by Shakespeare - June 1 , 2013
Saturday 1st June from 7.00pm 'Inspired by Shakespeare', will be an evening of music featuring Hatherleigh soprano Vikki Collier along with Marianne Wright (soprano), Barnaby Beer (baritone) and Gabriel Jones (piano). Songs and arias inspired by the work of William Shakespeare and composed by a range of composers will be performed. Music will include Arthur Sullivan's 'Where the bee sucks', 'V'adoro pupille' from Cleopatra by Handel, 'Blow, blow, thou winter wind' by Thomas Arne, Schubert's 'An Sylvia' and 'So in Love' by Cole Porter. The evening will take place in the music room at Ken and Sue Merron's home, Praetors, Higher Gorhuish. This is bound to be a highly enjoyable occasion and places are limited to 30, so be sure to book promptly by calling Marilyn on 01409 221939. Tickets are £20.00 and will include a buffet supper and a glass of wine. All proceeds to support St Thomas of Canterbury Church in Northlew.

Devon Wildlife Trust’s Newest Reserve Opens - May 31 , 2013
On Friday 31st May Devon Wildlife Trust are holding a ‘Discovery Day’ at Meeth Quarry nature reserve from 10.30am to 4.30pm.

Northlew Doodlebugs - May 25 , 2013
Northlew Doodlebugs Come and have fun with us at our churches’ Children’s Group. Saturday 25th May 2013 Gideon: an Unlikely Hero 3-4pm, Methodist Chapel followed by light refreshments Then join us for our United Family Service in the Victory Hall 11.00am, Sunday 26th May 2013 Everyone is welcome

Chilli Festival - May 25 , 2013
Chilli Festival The Hatherleigh Festival Committee are hosting Hatherleigh's first ever "Chilli Festival" this Spring Bank Holiday, Saturday the 25th May in the Town Square from 5pm till late. We would love you all to attend and show your support so we can raise funds to put towards our main event of the year - Hatherleigh Festival 2013 this forthcoming July the 25th to the 28th (for more information visit our website www.hatherleighfestival.co.uk). It will be a great evening out for the whole family so save the date in your diary. In short Hatherleigh is going chilli-con-carne chomping crazy over the spring bank holiday. Local establishments will be competing to serve you the bestest tasting Chilli-con-Carne in town. All you have to do is tuck in, chow down & decide who you think should be crowned the Hatherleigh Chilli Festival 2013 - Chilli-con-Carne Champion".

Plant Sale - May 25 , 2013
Plant Sale In aid of St. Bridget’s Church, Bridestowe, and the Children’s Society Bring and buy Plat Sale, All plants in Pots please and labelled. Coffee Morning Saturday 25th May 10am-12noon At Leawood Bridestowe. by kind invitation of Mrs. Calmady-Hamlyn and Mr. & Mrs. B. Coward.

Concerts in the West - May 25 , 2013
Concerts in the West
Saturday 25 May 7.30pm 
Lower Pulworthy, Highampton, Hatherleigh,Dev on, EX21 5LQ
Box Office: 01837 810940 - Salar Gallery, Hatherleigh
Nicholas Mulroy tenor and John Reid piano
Purcell/Britten   Music for a while and If Music be the food of Love Schubert   Selected songs Britten   Seven Sonnets of Michelangelo, Fauré   Nell, Poème d'un Jour Hahn   L'heure exquise Fauré   Nocturne no 13 Carlos Gardel   2 tangos - Por una Cabeza, El día que me quieras Britten (arr)   3 folksongs - Salley Gardens, Little Sir William, Waly waly Bridport: Purcell/Britten, Schubert, Faur, Italian arias, Britten and Hahn
Nicholas Mulroy joins us, with his regular collaborator John Reid, in an evening of arias, songs, mélodies, and tangos. 
‘spine-tingling tone ... powerful dramatic sense...’
http://nicholasmulroy.com http://www.johnreidpiano.com 

Dementia Awareness Day - May 24 , 2013
Exbourne Sampford Courtenay and Jacobstowe WI are hosting a DEMENTIA AWARENSS DAY on Friday 24th May in Exbourne Village Hall from 10 until 4. with morning and afternoon sessions and Lunch and refreshments being available. There will be speakers and representatives from The Alzheimer’s Society, Age UK, Devon Carers, Devon Dementia Support Services, Devon Senior Voice and Dr Kathryn Vile MB ChB MRCGP DFFP from Okehampton Medical Centre. The day is free and open to, sufferers carers, healthcare professionals, care home staff, and everyone who has an interest. Places will be limited so please either email exbournewi@gmail.com or telephone Jane Stewart 01837 851300 to register your attendance, and for further information.

Film and Boogie Night - May 18 , 2013
Film and Boogie Night Calling all T-Birds, Pink Ladies and Beauty School Dropouts! Come to Hatherleigh Community Centre on Saturday 18th May to watch Grease, sing along to the classics and re-live your youth. Oh, and bring your dancing shoes for later! Optional fancy dress. Entry is £4 for adults; £3 for under 16s Film starts at 8pm. Doors & bar open from 7.30. All welcome. Proceeds to Hatherleigh Pre-School Tickets are available in advance from Tina Brock (tina.brock@hotmail.co.uk) or Kate Burgess (kateburgess99@me.com), or on the door.

coffee Evening - May 17 , 2013
Coffee Evening Tanya and Alan Haycocks have kindly offered to host a coffee evening at ‘Wheelwrights’ on May 17th in aid of Church Funds, there will be various stalls, a raffle and lots of coffee!! Starts at 7pm. All welcome

Cinema Club - May 15 , 2013
The next Hatherleigh Cinema will be on 15 May, as always at 730pm. Under the terms of our licence we cannot publicise openly the titles of the next two films but they will be posted on the Community Centre internal notice board from 8 May. Become a member and choose the films to be shown. Please check the Community Centre or Post Office notice boards for the entitlement of club membership.

Hatherleigh Council AGM - May 14 , 2013
The May Council meeting will be the Council AGM on the 14th May, and it will be preceded by the Annual Parish meeting at 6.30 pm. All residents of the town are welcome to attend the Parish meeting. In the community Centre.

Flower Club - May 13 , 2013
Flower Club The Sampford Courtanay Flower Club meet in the Church Rooms on Monday 13 May at 7.30pm, when Barbara Clatworthy will give a Demonstration on "Celebrations". All are welcome.

History Society - May 13 , 2013
History Society On Monday 13th at 7:30pm in Old Schools, Chris Braund will be talking about the history of Bucks Mills. As usual all are welcome (non-members £2) Brian Abell

Jammie Dodgers - May 11 , 2013
Jammie Dodgers our children’s group run by the Church in Exbourne Saturday 11th May 2013 Creation – People 9.30-10.30am Exbourne Village Hall followed by light refreshments Games and activities are geared towards Primary School age children and younger. Parents are welcome to stay and we would ask that all under 5’s are accompanied by a parent or carer. Everyone is welcome

Sponsored Night Walk - May 11 , 2013
A number of Hatherleigh people are taking part in a Sponsored Night Walk on May 11th at Tamar Lakes – to raise money for North Devon Hospice and MacMillan Nurses. If you would like to sponsor us, please call at Salar Gallery or phone Jo Barrett on 01837 810535.

Coffee Morning - May 11 , 2013
Hatherleigh Brownies Coffee morning On Saturday 11th May at Old School Rooms between 9:30am and 12 Noon. Please come and support us as We will be raising funds for crafting equipment and activities for the Hatherleigh Brownies. The Brownies will be running Cake, Raffle, Book, Craft and Brick a Brack stalls on the morning and we would love to see you all. If you are interested in joining Hatherleigh Brownies or if you would like to become a Young Leader(and you are aged 14 and over) please phone Brown Owl, Alison Woodhams on 01837 810108.

Players AGM - May 10 , 2013
Hatherleigh Players AGM 7:30pm Friday 10th May 2013 in the meeting room at the Community Centre.

Wildlife in the Clay Works Talk - May 10 , 2013
Clay Works A reminder that on 10th May there will be a talk on the development of the old Clay Works by the Devon Wildlife Trust in the Village Hall, preceded by a hot supper. Choice of Dishes and puddings, tea or coffee for £4.50 (£2 for children 12 and under). The supper is in aid of the church and there will be a raffle for the Devon Wildlife Trust. Everyone is welcome but to help catering and ensure we have enough seats (the village hall cannot seat more than 55) please let Ingrid Dodd (Tel 810241) or Beryl Toop (Tel 810553) know as soon as possible if you plan to come

Sunday School Anniversary - May 5 , 2013
Sunday School Anniversary will be held on Sunday, 5th May at 11 am with a service led by the children of Sunday Club. We will then continue celebrations on Holy Thursday, 9th May, with a service at 5 pm in the Parish Church followed by tea for all in Old Schools. Games will follow with our tradiitional Procession of Witness starting in the Square at 7.30 pm led by Hatherleigh Silver Band. Please come and support us at both of these events - everyone is welcome. Contributions of flowers would be welcome on the Thursday morning to be left at the Old Vestry and also contributions for tea would be appreciated. Contact Ruth Morris on 810710 or Julie Fishleigh 810127 for more details.

Classic Vehicle Rally - May 5 , 2013
Merton Vintage and Classic Vehicle Rally Sunday 5th May 2013 11 am – 5 pm See over 90 Vintage and Classic Cars, Motorcycles, Tractors and more....... 1950 OB Bedford Bus Rides, Arena Events, Cream Teas, Rolls Royce Rides, Torrington Silver Band, BBQ Craft Stalls, Art Exhibition, Bar,Local Produce Stalls, Fairground Rides, Hockings Ice Cream Admission: £2 Under 16’s: £1 Under 5’s: FREE A great family day out – Not to be missed For more information regarding this fantastic event in it’s 6th Year contact: Vehicles – Tony - 01805 603400; Stalls etc – Janette – 01805 603604 e-mail: mertonrally@googlemail.com Merton is on the A386 between Torrington and Hatherleigh

Lost Gardens of Heligan Trip - May 5 , 2013
Lost Gardens of Heligan Coach trip to the Lost Gardens of Heligan which is also hosting an international choir festival. Sunday 5th May leaving Hatherleigh at 10.30am - also pick-ups in Northlew and Okehampton then leaving Heligan at 5pm whilst exploring the beautiful, 200 acre setting of the lost gardens of Heligan, you can enjoy inspiring singing performances throughout the day. This biennial festive showcases the very best of male voice singing from across the world at no extra cost.bring a picnic or eat in their licensed tearooms. All for the all inclusive price is £21pp - senior £20pp To book please phone Jo Barrett on 01837 810 535 donations to children's hospice S.W.

Hatherleigh Gospel Choir will be there!! - May 4 - May 6 , 2013
The highlight of LCGC’s 30 year anniversary is the gathering of at least thirty choirs from all corners of the World to celebrate in London over the bank holiday weekend of 4 to 6 May 2013 with expert workshops, unique performance opportunities, a Guinness World Record challenge and a mega-concert at the Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre.
Email Sandra for further details.

Ploughman's Lunch - May 4 , 2013
Ploughman’s Lunch in the Churchroom, Northlew from 12-2pm on Saturday May 4th. Jim Reynolds Press sec. 01837 810007

Two Village Walk - May 4 , 2013
Two Village Walk On Saturday 4th May the Two Village Walk takes place, this is from Broodwoodkelly to Exbourne, with a snack lunch in Exbourne at the Village Hall, and a Cream Tea on your return to Broadwoodkelly, it is not too arduous a walk and a good way of getting to meet different people and enjoying a walk in our lovely countryside.

Ploughman's Lunch - May 4 , 2013
The Spring Ploughman’s Lunch will take place in the Churchroom on Saturday May 4th from noon—2pm. Tickets are £5, half price for children. Come and enjoy ham or cheese with various salads. Followed by yummy puds, of course. Also a raffle and a chat and a giggle!

Choral Society Concert - May 4 , 2013
Okehampton Choral Society Concert May 4th at 7.30pm at Okehampton – Fairplace UR Church includes Mozart’s Coronation Mass and Handel’s My Heart is Inditing. Please see posters for further information (or phone Sally on 01837 810377/940)

Exbourne Sampford Courtenay & Jacobstowe WI - May 1 , 2013
WI The next meeting of the Exbourne, Sampford Courtenay and Jacobstowe WI will be held on (note new date) on Wednesday 1 May. This is because of the hall being used for the election on the 2 May. It will be held in Exbourne village hall at 7.30pm and the speaker will be Mike Temple from Mercy Ships. Everyone welcome. The WI are oganising a Walk on Wednesday 5 June at 2.30pm, around Exbourne footpaths. It will include a very picturesque stroll in fields beside the River Ockment and quiet lanes of approximately 3 miles. Walking shoes boots/shoes required. Teas will be available in the village hall after the walk. Please contact Margaret Weeks on 01837 851379 for more details and to let us know numbers of people wishing to attend by 31 May. Unfortunately, no dogs.

Jammie Dodgers - April 27 , 2013
Jammie Dodgers our children’s group run by the Church in Exbourne Saturday 27th April 2013 Creation – The World 9.30-10.30am Exbourne Village Hall followed by light refreshments Games and activities are geared towards Primary School age children and younger. Parents are welcome to stay and we would ask that all under 5’s are accompanied by a parent or carer. Everyone Welcome

Jumble Sale - April 27 , 2013
Jumble Sale The Cat's Protection League have a Jumble Sale on Sat 27th April at 2.15 p.m. in the Village Hall

Ready Steady Cook! - April 26 , 2013
Ready Steady Cook Ready Steady Cook Evening! With Exbourne Primary School &The Pampered Chef Friday 26th April 7.30pm at The Burrow in Exbourne. A fun evening for all with the opportunity to sample & purchase high quality Pampered Chef kitchen tools AND to taste recipes! £2.50 entry fee. Incl. glass of wine. In Aid of the Exbourne Primary School’s playground improvements. Thank you for your support. Everyone Welcome!

Exbourne Church Meeting - April 23 , 2013
Church Meeting Our Annual Parochial Church Meeting is to be held on Tuesday 23rd April in the Village Hall, all are welcome to attend this.

TESCO Planning meeting BE HEARD - April 23 , 2013
Okehampton Town Council are holding an planning meeting on Tuesday 23rd April at 7pm in the Council Chamber. Written responses can be dropped off at the Town Hall Office before the meeting.

Willow Weaving - April 20 , 2013
Willow Weaving at Made wellon Saturday 20th April when we will be making Rose Fans. The session runs from 10am until 3pm, costs £25 and includes lunch. It is suitable for all abilities and more information can be gotten from Liz on 07826936011.

Spring Fayre - April 20 , 2013
Saturday 20th April we hold our Annual Spring Fayre in the Village Hall at 2.15 p.m., an ideal time to come and buy some early Bedding Plants, Books, Cakes and enjoy a cup of Tea and wait for the Spring Raffle Draw.

Gardening Club - April 18 , 2013
Gardening Club On Thursday, April 18th, Naomi Lawrence will entertain us with a lively talk entitled 'Going For Gold'. As we are a gardening club, you will know immediately that we are talking here, not synchronised swimming or 100m sprint, but the trials and tribulations of trying to win a gold medal at the Chelsea Flower Show with her first show garden. It is a talk which will,I think, appeal to a wider audience, so do join us on the above date at 7.30pm in the Old Schools. An early 'date for your diary' - our Plant Sale will be on Saturday 4th May when there will be the usual wide range of plants for you to grab that bargain! Any questions about the club or programme, please feel free to contact me on 01837 810893 Susan Gill

Northlew Church meeting - April 17 , 2013
Church Meeting The annual Church and vestry meeting will be held in the Churchroom on April 17th. This is the meeting at which the annual reports on the Parish Church are given, elections held and all those on the electoral roll are welcome to attend.

Silverband AGM - April 17 , 2013
The Band are holding their AGM in the Vestry on Wednesday April 17th at 7:30pm. Everyone is welcome to this important meeting. Jim Reynolds Press sec. 01837 810007

Pump AGM - April 17 , 2013
Pump AGM 6:30pm George Hotel All Welcome

Bags to School - April 17 , 2013
Bag2School The next collection is 17th April .

Cinema Club - April 17 , 2013
The next Hatherleigh Cinema will be on 17 April, as always at 7:30pm on the third Wednesday in the month. Under the terms of our licence we cannot publicise openly the titles of the next two films but they will be posted on the Community Centre internal notice board from 10 April. Become a member and choose the films to be shown. Please check the Community Centre or Post Office notice boards for the entitlement of club membership.

Meeth Guild - April 16 , 2013
Our meeting this month was well attended in the hope of more of Mr. Andrew Griffiths workshop but unfortunately he was ill, he wrote us a funny poem about his illness and provided us with an activity which he taught to me to show the group, and several of our ladies were shown how to create a mould of their finger using a substance called alginate and then we cast out fingers in plaster! It was great fun and we decided that we must ask Andrew back in the future. At our next meeting on April 16th we look forwards to hosting a demonstration by a Mrs. Alice Gribble who will be cooking for us and we have invited several other local guilds to join us so we should have quite a large group for that. Can I remind our members that we are going to provide food for this so they need to bring savory and sweet plates to this. Also please see if you can donate a raffle prize for the night. I look forwards to seeing you all on the 16th...Susan Howard

Craft Fair - April 13 , 2013

Craft Fair in The Bridge Inn on Saturday 13th April, Local Craftmen selling their wares in the Bridge Inn.

 

 

 

Jumble Sale - April 13 , 2013
Jumble Sale The Village Hall are holding a Jumble Sale on Saturday 13th April at 2.15 p.m. to raise vital funds for refurbishment of the Hall, your support for this would be greatly appreciated.

Coffee Morning - April 13 , 2013
In aid of the Skateboard Ramp 9:30am in Old Schools

Help the Carnival - April 10 , 2013
HELP! We only just had enough people to hold our AGM on 18th March, so we are appealing for more willing volunteers to come and join our tiny weenie, but very friendly committee, Our next meeting will be at The Bridge Inn on Wednesday 10th April at 7.30pm.

History Society - April 8 , 2013
History Society On Monday April 8th at 7:30pm in Old Schools, Gerald Williamson will be giving an illustrated talk entitled ‘Coaches, Carriages and Wagons’. As usual all are welcome (Visitors £2). Brian Abell

Meeth Messy Monkeys - April 7 , 2013
The Messy Meeth Monkeys made rock cakes and candles in March for Mothering Sunday – the cakes being so delicious, we cannot be certain how many lasted for the following day. They meet again on 7th April when the topic will be The Sower – an appropriate theme for spring. There was occasion last month to say thank you to Janet Chapman as she stepped down after 23 years as Parish Clerk. How much we value such commitment and service to our community: we are so very grateful to Janet for all she has done during that time. The requirements of the position have changed considerably over the years and there have been some very challenging matters too, and her knowledge and advice and attention to detail have been invaluable. She was presented with a stone bird bath as a token of the community’s gratitude.

Jumble Sale - April 6 , 2013
Jumble Sale Good old fashioned jumble - get rid of your unwanted clean clothes and fabric items, whilst enjoying a cuppa and a chat. Fill a bag for a pound and peruse the 'special' rail for an item of lovliness! 50p entry includes a cuppa and biscuits, All in aid of Hatherleigh Skate Park. Saturday 6th April at 11am ( drop off from 9am) in The Old Schools, Fabrics only please. For more details call Claire Gladstone 810983 or Jane Francis 810273

Jumble Sale - April 6 , 2013
Good old fashioned jumble - get rid of your unwanted clean clothes and fabric items, whilst enjoying a cuppa and a chat. Fill a bag for a pound and peruse the 'special' rail for an item of lovliness! 50p entry includes a cuppa and biscuits, All in aid of Hatherleigh Skate Park. Saturday 6th April at 11am ( drop off from 9am) in The Old Schools Fabrics only please. For more details call Claire Gladstone 810983 or Jane Francis 810273

Exbourne Sampford Courtenay & Jacobstowe WI - April 4 , 2013
The next meeting of Exbourne Sampford Courtenay & Jacobstowe WI will take place in Sampford Courtenay Village hall on Thursday 4th April. The speaker will be David Miles, who will talk about the "Garden House". All welcome.

Soup and Cheese - April 3 , 2013
Soup & Cheese Lunch The first is A Soup & Cheese Lunch on Wednesday, 3rd April in the village hall, noon – 2 pm. (£3.50). There will be a bring & buy stall, a draw, a quiz to work on at home for a prize to be awarded later and ‘decorate a cupcake’ for the young of all ages. We thought this might be something children at home for the holidays would enjoy doing.

Sing-a-long - April 2 , 2013
Sing-a-long Next Sing-a-long Tuesday April 2nd at 3pm, Hatherleigh Community Centre

Coffee Morning - April 2 , 2013
Coffee Morning April sees a quieter month after Easter has passed, but we continue to Fund Raise and have a Coffee Morning in Hatherligh at Old Schools on Tuesday 2nd April,

Coffee Morning - April 2 , 2013
Coffee Morning April sees a quieter month after Easter has passed, but we continue to Fund Raise and have a Coffee Morning in Hatherligh at Old Schools on Tuesday 2nd April,

Ruby Market - March 30 , 2013
The Ruby Country Market will be held on Saturday 30th March from 9am-2pm at Hatherleigh Market. It will be supporting local businesses, providing fun & shopping activities and raising money for the Devon Air Ambulance Trust.
If you would like to have a stall please email info@rubycountrymarket.co.uk or ring 07855187364.
We are happy to encourage a diverse range of businesses & are particularly interested in attracting more traditional crafters to join our Blacksmith & Thatcher.
Follow us at www.rubycountrymarket.co.uk & http://www.facebook.com/RubyCountryMarket

St Mary’s Church Choir - March 30 , 2013
On Easter Saturday, 30th March, at 7.00pm St Mary’s Church Choir Exbourne are presenting From Darkness to Light by Desmond Ratcliffe. This passiontide cantata tells the story of Easter in song and bible readings. Anyone who enjoys a traditional approach to Easter is welcome to join us. Entry is free and there is a retiring collection.

Easter Egg Hunt - March 29 , 2013
Made well, West Fishleigh are running their Our annual Easter Egg Hunt will be on Good Friday this year March 29th As usual it will be free and is open to anyone who would like to come..We will have a donation box this year if you would like to donate towards the cost of this event. Local businesses are going to be donating the egg prizes

Exbourne School Fayre - March 28 , 2013
Easter Fayre The Easter Fayre is on the 28th March at 3pm. At Exbourne School Tea and coffee will be available to purchase in the time between the Easter service and the fair. Rachael Cleave is manning the cake stall and is looking for people to make something to sell on her stall. It could be a sponge, flapjack, cupcakes etc. All donations gratefully received. Heather Collins is doing the raffle. Again donations of raffle prizes will be gratefully received and can be dropped into the office. Other stalls include chocolate tombola, lucky dip, p.f.a. toy stall and many more

Bingo - March 28 , 2013
Bingo March 28th 7:30 for eyes down at 8pm in the Village Hall All welcome Very good prizes excellent draw proceeds to be shared equally between the Village Hall and Messy Monkeys.

Arts and Crafts Fair - March 26 , 2013
Local Arts and Crafts Easter Quality local Arts and Crafts Fair, at The Old Police Station, on Tuesday March 26th from 2.30pm to 6.30pm and think it should go in The Pump for the next issue, if that covers March? Free entry. Raising money for Devon Air Ambulance again. Offering Pottery painting too!!!!

H.S.A. A.G.M. - March 25 , 2013
H.S.A. AGM Monday 25TH March 7.30pm

Northlew Doodlebugs - March 23 , 2013
Northlew Doodlebugs Come and have fun with us at our churches’ Children’s Group. Saturday 23rd March An Easter Special 3-4pm, Methodist Chapel followed by light refreshments Then join us for our United Palm Sunday Family Service 11.00am, Sunday 24th March 2013 Starting in Church and processing to the Chapel

Coffee Morning - March 23 , 2013
Coffee Morning On Saturday 23rd March St Mary's Church are holding a Coffee Morning at the Charter Hall in Okehampton from 9 a.m. - 12 noon. Monies raised will go towards the Flower Festival which is being held at St. Mary's at the end of June. Donations of goods and offers of help would be greatly appreciated by Lorraine.

Lambing Course - March 22 , 2013
Made well, West Fishleigh are running a Lambing course on March 22nd when we have the Instructor from Bicton College. £25 per person and we will make you lunch!

Bingo - March 22 , 2013
Bingo In Hatherleigh School Friday 22nd March Doors open 7.30 p.m. Eyes down at 8.00 p.m. Draw and Good Prizes All Welcome

Gardening Club - March 21 , 2013
Hatherleigh Gardening Club Put down your spade! Charles Dowding will show us highly productive ways to grow food, how to enjoy harvests over long periods, and a lovely way of caring for soil - NO DIG, based on his experience of growing acclaimed vegetables without soil tillage for thirty years. He has shared his discoveries on his web-site, in his books, and in magazine articles (you may have read him in Gardeners World magazine at the end of last year) and now he will share them with us on Thursday March 21st at 7.30pm in Old Schools. We are sure that this will be a very informative evening and would hope that all gardeners, but particularly those brilliant veg growers amongst you, will be interested enough to hear what he has to say. You are all very welcome; non-members - £2 to include refreshments and raffle. Any questions about that meeting or anything to do with the club, don't hesitate to call. Susan Gill 01837 810893

Cinema Club - March 20 , 2013
The next Hatherleigh Cinema will be on 20 March, as always at 730pm on the third Wednesday in the month. Under the terms of our licence we cannot publicise openly the titles of the next two films but they will be posted on the Community Centre internal notice board from 13 March. Become a member and choose the films to be shown. Please check the Community Centre or Post Office notice boards for the entitlement of club membership.

Cancer Research UK AGM - March 20 , 2013
Cancer Research UK Hatherleigh, Meeth and Petrockstowe Cancer Research UK committee will be holding their AGM on Wednesday 20th March at 7:30pm in the Methodist Church, Hatherleigh All Very Welcome

Meeth Guild - March 19 , 2013
Meeth Women’s Guild Our meeting this week saw only half our members, the rest having been inflicted with the usual coughs and sneezes for this time of the year. It was a short meeting as we had no minutes to record as the last meeting was our Christmas Lunch in the pub! From the attending members it was decided to send a small delegation to attend Shebears birthday celebration meeting where we will be entertained by their local butcher and we are looking forward to that very much. A t our own meeting we had a facinating talk by Mr Andrew Griffiths who gave us a breif history of Decorative Plastering and a demonstration of how to make a panel moulding...he invited members of the guild to get their hands dirty and have a go. The offer was taken up enthusiastically and in fact we were so enthralled that our meeting over ran by half an hour! We have persuaded him to come back next month for some more!!!! Our next meeting will be on the 19th March when we hope that our friends who were a bit poorly this week will be able to join us.

Bible Society AGM - March 19 , 2013
Tuesday 19th March 7.30pm in the Methodist Chapel The Hatherleigh and District Branch of the Bible Society is now 189 years old and the longest running Branch in the world! No mean feat! It is up to all those of us who value the work of the Bible Society to keep our branch active. Please support if you feel able.

History Group Exbourne AGM - March 18 , 2013
The latest well attended meeting of the Exbourne Local History Group welcomed local resident, David Williams, as the speaker. He gave a presentation entitled “A Journey through Geological Times”. He explained how Exbourne evolved through millions of years. The British Isles were once joined up to other countries and went through times of being under water and also desert. He concentrated on the red rock, on which most of Exbourne stands, which accounts for the red soil. He answered several questions on the subject and was thanked by the chairman, Steve Gazzard. The next meeting is the AGM and will be held in the village hall on Tuesday 19 March at 7.30pm. Everyone very welcome.

Red Nose Day Exbourne - March 15 , 2013
Red Nose Day The Great Exbourne Bake Off…….. From 2pm to 5pm on March 15th come and join us in Exbourne village hall to raise funds and do your bit for Comic Relief. Afternoon tea and cakes will be available to buy. Also Get your baking kit on and enter the Red Nose Cake competition open to everyone they will be judged during the afternoon. Contact Angie 851377 or Jane 851300 for an entry form. Entry fee £1.00 All proceeds to Comic Relief.

Rural Crime Prevention Event - March 14 , 2013
Rural Crime Prevention Event Farmers, landowners, rural businesses and residents are welcome at a free Rural Crime Prevention Event at Hatherleigh Market on Thursday, March 14th, organised by West Devon Borough Council, NFU Mutual and the Police. Following recent crimes in rural West Devon, agencies and security companies will be available to offer advice and information on securing properties and heavier agricultural goods – from tools and trailers to quad bikes and tractors! There will also be an opportunity to get your property marked through Datatag, a national security company specialising in agricultural and plant machinery, with local agent Robert Cole Agricultural Engineer, on hand to mark the larger items. If you are interested in marking your machinery, which could lead to lower insurance premiums, please contact Kerry Lyons on 01409 220191 at NFU Mutual to book your place on the day – at discounted rates. Other agencies giving advice will include Citizens Advice Bureau, the Fire Service (offering free Home Fire Safety Checks) and West Devon Borough Council with information and advice on public services, particularly those in rural areas. Come down and see us!

Jammie Dodgers - March 9 , 2013
Jammie Dodgers our children’s group run by the Church in Exbourne Saturday 9th March 2013 A Mothering Sunday Special Making a gift to take home 9.30-10.30am Exbourne Village Hall followed by light refreshments Games and activities are geared towards Primary School age children and younger. Parents are welcome to stay and we would ask that all under 5’s are accompanied by a parent or carer. Everyone Welcome

Soup and Pud in aid of Air Ambulance - March 9 , 2013
Saturday March 9th at 1pm in Old Schools we are having a soup and pud lunch-all homemade and utterly delicious! Please help to sponsor Lucie. Tickets £5 pp available from Hair Studio, Salar Gallery, Newsagents and me, Jo Barrett 810 535

Exbourne Village Hall AGM - March 9 , 2013
Soup and Pud In aid of Devon Air Ambulance On Saturday March 9th at 1pm in old schools we are having a soup and pud lunch-all homemade and utterly delicious! Please help to sponsor Lucie. Tickets £5 pp available from Hair Studio, Salar Gallery, Newsagents and me, Jo Barrett 810 535

Royal British Legion - March 8 , 2013
Meeting, Friday 8th March, George Hotel 12.30pm New members very welcome

Sing-a-long - March 5 , 2013
Next Sing-a-long Tuesday March 5th at 3pm Hatherleigh Community Centre Thanks. Christine Cleverdon.

Hatherleigh Sportsfield AGM - March 4 , 2013
Hatherleigh Sportsfield AGM The AGM will be held in The Old Schools on Monday 4th March at 7pm, The Sportsfield belongs to the people of Hatherleigh, so please come along and show your support. The committee would welcome new members.

Steak Pie Lunch - March 3 , 2013
We will be having a Steak Pie lunch in the Victory Hall on Sunday March 3rd. Please see posters for details. Various other events are in the pipe-line for this year. Watch this space!

Messy Monkeys - March 2 , 2013
Messy Meeth Monkeys met on Saturday 2nd February – the topic The Prodigal Son. They had much fun playing team games, doing craft projects and also questions and answers on the story of The Prodigal Son. Next meeting will be held on Saturday 2nd March.

Rag Rug Workshop - March 2 , 2013
A reminder that Exbourne Sampford Courtenay and Jacobstowe WI are holding a Rag Rug Workshop on Saturday 2nd March between 2pm and 4 pm. £4.00 per person, everyone welcome. If you require tools hessian or rags please let us know when you book. Telephone Anne Hollis 851734 or Jane Stewart 851300

FinnyMusic in Concert - March 2 , 2013
Hatherleigh Community Centre on Saturday March 2nd at 7pm
Finnymusic are touring with their new album ‘Mysterious Ways’.  Finny and friends tell about encounters with God through true stories and songs. They are a group of people who share the reality of God and the ways in which He moves today in circumstances and situations.
Finny underwent a radical change in his life in Dartmoor prison, from a life of hopelessness and serial offending, to a loving family man with his own business.
You can listen to some of their music & watch Finny’s story of where he comes from and how he has survived to tell his tale on their website www.finnymusic.co.uk. It’s from these experiences that he has been inspired to write songs of hope…  with God ALL things are possible!
Entry is free. Donations welcome for their prison work. Refreshments will be available.
For further details: Contact The Vine Church, Hatherleigh or Gilead Foundation vinechurchhatherleigh@gmail.com  or  admin@gilead.org.uk

Quiz night - March 1 , 2013
H.S.A. run Friday 1st March 7.30 p.m. in School Music Hall Teams of 6 maximum £2.00 per person Contact Wendy 07411465589 or Anita 01837 851203 to reserve your table

Lent Course - February 25 , 2013
Come along to the Old Schools on Monday 18th February at 2pm to explore how these three great qualities are celebrated within a Christian context. For the five Mondays in Lent we shall be meeting together to discover what is at the heart of Christianity. Sessions will last about an hour, with further time at the end for light refreshments and an opportunity to chat further.

Variety is Back!! - February 23 , 2013
Hatherleigh Players
The Hatherleigh Players intend to brighten up your winter evenings on the 21st, 22nd and 23rd of February with a variety show and mini pantomime at 7:30pm in the Community Centre. Tickets from Richard Tidball Insurance Services after 1st February. (£5 adults Under 16s £2.50)

Variety is Back!! - February 22 , 2013
Hatherleigh Players
The Hatherleigh Players intend to brighten up your winter evenings on the 21st, 22nd and 23rd of February with a variety show and mini pantomime at 7:30pm in the Community Centre. Tickets from Richard Tidball Insurance Services after 1st February. (£5 adults Under 16s £2.50)

Variety is Back!! - February 21 , 2013
Hatherleigh Players
The Hatherleigh Players intend to brighten up your winter evenings on the 21st, 22nd and 23rd of February with a variety show and mini pantomime at 7:30pm in the Community Centre. Tickets from Richard Tidball Insurance Services after 1st February. (£5 adults Under 16s £2.50)

Gardening Club AGM - February 21 , 2013
Hatherleigh Gardening Club
Having had a break of a couple of months, we're back to the familiar routine of third Thursday, in this case 21st Feb., at 7.30pm in the Old Schools. February's meeting is traditionally the AGM and it is always encouraging to see a good turnout as it, hopefully, portends well for the year ahead!

Exbourne History Group - February 19 , 2013
The next meeting of the Group will be held in the village hall on Tuesday 19 February at 7.30pm. The speaker will be David I.R.Williams who will give a talk about “Exbourne 180 Million Years Ago”. Everybody welcome.

Jacobstowe Community Group - February 19 , 2013
A meeting of the community group will be held in the church on Tuesday 19th February 2013 at 7.30 pm.

Lent Course - February 18 , 2013
Come along to the Old Schools on Monday 18th February at 2pm to explore how these three great qualities are celebrated within a Christian context. For the five Mondays in Lent we shall be meeting together to discover what is at the heart of Christianity. Sessions will last about an hour, with further time at the end for light refreshments and an opportunity to chat further.

Willow Weaving - February 16 , 2013
Willow weaving course
Snails & sunflowers
10am-3pm £25.00 per person (suitable for all abilities)
*Includes lunch and refreshments! *
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION AND BOOKINGS
CONTACT LIZ GARD 07826936011OR 07507309167 OR MADE-WELL ON 07826935935/
bookings@madewell.co.uk

Tree Pruning Day - February 16 , 2013
Saturday 16th February 2013 8am-4pm Tree pruning day in Hatherleigh Community Orchard. A|ll welcome and help gratefully received. This is a day for people with or without fruit tree pruning experience, so if you would like to learn a new skill our gardeners will be available for help and advice. Please call us in advance and let us know you are coming on 07826935935. We are able to provide some tools, however, if you have your own secateurs and/or lopper's it would be really helpful. Please bring a packed lunch if you are staying for the whole day and dress for the weather.

Wine and Wisdom Evening - February 16 , 2013
Wine and Wisdom evening at the Northcote Hall Iddesleigh 7pm for 7:30pm Start

Jumble Sale - February 16 , 2013
Exbourne, Sampford Courtenay and Jacobstowe WI is to hold a Jumble Sale in Exbourne Village Hall on Saturday 16th February 2.15pm. Entry will be 50p to include tea and biscuits. There will be cake, jams and chutney, book stalls and a nearly new clothes rail.

Cinema Club - February 13 , 2013
The next Hatherleigh Cinema will be on 13 February, as always at 730pm. Please note that this is one week earlier than our normal monthly meeting. This is because Hatherleigh Players will be staging a show on the third Wednesday in the month. Under the terms of our licence we cannot publicise openly the titles of the next two films but they will be posted on the Community Centre internal notice board from 6 February. Become a member and choose the films to be shown. Please check the Community Centre or Post Office notice boards for the entitlement of club membership.

Pancake Party - February 12 , 2013
Pancake Party On Shrove Tuesday 12th February 5:30 to 7:30pm in Old Schools Everyone Welcome Pancakes made from fresh local produce and cooked to order, selection of toppings.

Hatherleigh Guides - February 12 , 2013
Hatherleigh Guides
Hatherleigh Guides are holding a coffee morning in Old Schools on the 12th February 2013 from 9am-12noon. There will be tea/coffee, cake stall and a raffle. Please come along and support the Guides if you are able to.
If there are any girls interested in joining Guides please speak to Meryl Coe, Sue forrester or Debbie Drew or go to www.girlguiding.org.uk/interested to register your interest and your details will be forwarded to us to contact you.. You have to be 10 to join but can stay as long as you like!!. Alternatively you can ring Debbie on 01837 810654 or email debbie.drew@hotmail.co.uk

History Society - February 11 , 2013
On Monday February 11th at 7:30pm in Old Schools, Paul Rendell will be giving an illustrated talk about the towns and villages to the north of Dartmoor. As usual all are welcome (non-members £2) Brian Abell

Concerts in the West - February 9 , 2013
Award winning mezzo-soprano Anna Starushkevych accompanied by Justin Snyder (pianist)
Lower Pulworthy, near Hatherleigh, Devon - Saturday 9 February, 7.30pm
An outstanding, multi-award winning mezzo-soprano from the Ukraine, Anna Starushkevych, will be the first performance of the 2013 Concerts in the West season. Accompanying her at Lower Pulworthy in Highampton near Hatherleigh in Devon, on Saturday 9 February, 7.30pm, will be gifted young pianist Justin Snyder, who is currently studying for his second masters degree in London.
* Saturday 9 February 2013 7.30pm, Lower Pulworthy, Highampton, Hatherleigh, Devon EX21 5LQ. Box Office: 01837 810940 (Salar Gallery, 18/20 Bridge Street, Hatherleigh EX20 3HY) Tickets: £12. Parking available, interval drinks, disabled access. Advance booking advisable.
For further information about all these concerts and for details of any special offers, call: 01460 53500, email: concertsinthewest@gmail.com or visit www.concertsinthewest.org

Okey College Big Band - February 8 , 2013
On Friday 8th February the College Big Band are coming to entertain us from 7.30 at St. Mary's Church, this is a fantastic chance to hear this amazing group without having to travel too far during the Winter weather and they will certainly cheer you up with their music. Tickets are £5, the monies raised will be split between the Band and St. Mary's, and can be obtained from the Burrow or Lorraine. Do support this evening if you can as it is once again something not to be missed and full of local talent.

Swishing session - February 7 , 2013
Thursday February 7th – 2pm. We are trialing our first ‘Swishing’ session. Bring along a smart item or two of clothing which you are prepared to swap or donate and hopefully you will find a new piece for your own wardrobe. Proceeds to charity.

Free Range Art is Back! - February 7 , 2013
Starts Thursday 7th February 'Acrylic Adventures' all materials included. for more info please call Netty on 01837810950 or text 07886948564

Exbourne WI - February 7 , 2013
Exbourne, Sampford Courtenay and Jacobstowe WI The next meeting will be held in Exbourne village hall on Thursday 7 February at 7.30pm. The speaker will be Hugh Bruce, who will talk about H.M. Prison Service. Everyone welcome.

Exbourne Village Hall AGM - February 6 , 2013
AGM for Exbourne Village Hall will be held on Wednesday 6th February at 7 p.m. The Hall needs a good working party to get things up and running for refurbishment and development, so do come along and join the Committee.

Sugar Craft - February 6 , 2013
The Royal British Legion are holding a Sugar Craft Evening In February, on Wednesday 6th at 7.30pm, in The Methodist Chapel the ladies are holding a sugar craft evening with Caroline Munn.

Singalong - February 5 , 2013
Singalong Next Singalong on February 5th at 3pm to include flute solo by Jacquie Kenny

Volunteers Thank You - February 2 , 2013
Saturday Feb 2nd - Volunteers’ Thank You extravaganza with a Mexican theme. at the Burrow Exbourne

Messy Meeth Monkeys - February 2 , 2013
The Messy Meeth Monkeys will meet on Saturday 2nd February. The topic will be ‘The Prodigal Son.’

Women’s World Day of Prayer - February 1 , 2013
Women’s World Day of Prayer Friday 1st March, 7.30 p.m. Hatherleigh Methodist Church Service prepared by the Christian women of France Speaker: Sandra Collier All welcome

Wedding Fair - January 27 , 2013
10.30am - 4.00pm Free Entry and Goody Bag for the Bride and Groom Call 01566784859 for more information

Northlew Doodlebugs - January 26 , 2013
Come and have fun with us at our churches’ Children’s Group. Saturday 8th December 2012 A Christmas Special 3-4pm, Methodist Chapel followed by light refreshments Also meeting on Saturday 26th January 2013 Everyone Welcome

Sausage and Mash evening - January 25 , 2013
on January 25th we are planning a Sausage and Mash evening. Look out for notices with full details in the new year. For more information on any of these, telephone Sandra on 851439.

Sunday Club restarts - January 20 , 2013
Sunday Club will recommence on 20th January 2013 - we meet in Old Schools from 10 am to 12 am. Please phone Ruth on 810710 or Julie on 810127 for more details.

Ashbury Evening - January 18 , 2013
Ashbury Evening Friday 18th January Tickets £10 to include a full hot and cold 2 course buffet. Fun, Food and Dancing! All proceeds donated to the PTFA to raise funds for the Epraise Shop. Luck Ticket number wins a weekend at the Ashbury Hotel. Tickets available from Mrs. Chapman tel. 01837 650910.

Antique Roadshow - January 17 , 2013
Get Your antiques valued at the Northcote Hall, Iddesleigh on 17th Jan at 7:30pm.

Cinema Club - January 16 , 2013
The next Hatherleigh Cinema will be on 16 January, as always at 730pm on the third Wednesday in the month. Under the terms of our licence we cannot publicise openly the titles of the next two films but they will be posted on the Community Centre internal notice board from 9 January. Members will be informed by email. Become a member and choose the films to be shown. Please check the Community Centre or Post Office notice boards for the entitlement of club membership.

Cinema Club - January 15 , 2013
The next Hatherleigh Cinema will be on 15 January, as always at 730pm on the third Wednesday in the month. Under the terms of our licence we cannot publicise openly the titles of the next two films but members will be informed by email about 8 January. Also the programme will be posted on the Community Centre internal notice board from the same date. Become a member and choose the films to be shown. Please check the Community Centre or Post Office notice boards for the entitlement of club membership.

Bonfire Party - January 11 , 2013
Bonfire Party For the last few years, the January sky above Meeth has been lit by fireworks, and, hopefully, January 2013 will be no exception. The first dry evening of 11th/12th or 18th/19th there will be a bonfire party at The Old Rectory starting at 7pm. There will be hot dogs, baked potatoes, various sweet things, mulled wine & hot drinks and sparklers. No fee for coming, just a charge for refreshments. If in doubt about the date nearer the time, please telephone 810241 to check. Everyone most welcome.

Walrus Dip - January 1 , 2013
Please come along and show your support for all those jumping in on New Year's Day. It all starts at 2.45pm on 1st January 2013. Once the jump is over everyone is invited to come and join us at Hatherleigh Cricket Club for drinks, food, a raffle, an auction and more. Once again, everyone is very welcome at the Cricket Club after the charity river dip.

Dick Whittington - December 28 , 2012
Dick  Whittington
“Oh Yes they are”, “Oh no there not”, “Oh yes they are” The Exbourne Village Idiot Productions will be performing their version of ‘Dick Whittington’ on Thursday 27th and Friday 28th December, performance starts at 9pm at the Red Lion Exbourne. No entry free, Raffle and collection on the night proceeds go to local charity. Find us on the Exbourne Village Idiots on Facebook.

Dick Whittington - December 27 , 2012
Dick  Whittington
“Oh Yes they are”, “Oh no there not”, “Oh yes they are” The Exbourne Village Idiot Productions will be performing their version of ‘Dick Whittington’ on Thursday 27th and Friday 28th December, performance starts at 9pm at the Red Lion Exbourne. No entry free, Raffle and collection on the night proceeds go to local charity. Find us on the Exbourne Village Idiots on Facebook.

Carol Service - December 24 , 2012
The Town Council would like to invite everyone to join them in the Square on Christmas Eve at 7.00pm for a short Christmas service and Carols around the Christmas tree. The Silver band will be playing and afterwards you are invited into the Old Schools for mulled cider and mince pies.

Cinema Club - December 19 , 2012
There will not be the usual third Wednesday in the month cinema show at the Community Centre on 19 December. This is because the date is so close to Christmas and other seasonal activities have demands on diaries. Club membership will be extended by one month foc

Carolling around Town - December 19 - December 22 , 2012
Provisional dates: Three of the following: Wed 19th, Thurs 20th, Fri 21st, Sat 22nd. Everyone welcome to come along and sing or carry boxes for donations (which all go to charity) It helps us to plan if you can let us know in advance if you are able to join us. Please wear light bright clothing and bring a well-charged torch. Children – bring an adult with you. Please ring if you would like us to sing to you.Sally (01837 810940/377)

Cinema Club Children's Special - December 15 , 2012
There will be a special film show for children at 2pm on 15 December. The programme that will be advertised in the Community Centre from the 1 December should be suitable for 5 to 14 year olds.  Entrance FREE
Children below the age of 8 will need to be accompanied by an adult (also free entrance).

Christmas Ball - December 15 , 2012
Exbourne pre-school are holding a grand Christmas ball at Exbourne village hall on the 15th December 7:30pm-late tickets are £8 each or 2 for £15 (Adults only)You can obtain tickets from The Red Lion, The Burrow or Exbourne Pre school.


 


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