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Hatherleigh Gardening Club Monthly Meeting - September 20 
HATHERLEIGH
Back to the 'classroom' after a few months out and about, we meet for a talk on 'Vegetables for the Small Garden and Show' - a bit too late for this year's Show but hopefully we can pick up tips for next year. We meet, as usual, in the Old Schools at 7.30pm on Thursday, September 20th. New members or visitors always welcome. Susan Gill 01837 810893 Location EX20 3JN

Black Adder Goes Forth - September 20 
Other Parishes
Black Adder Goes Forth Holsworthy Amateur Theatrical Society presents: By Richard Curtis and Ben Elton Thursday, Friday, Saturday 13th, 14th & 15th and 20th, 21st & 22nd September 2018 £75 Donation paid to Comic Relief per performance. Adults £9 Concessions £7 Doors open: 7.00 pm starts: 7.30 pm HATS Theatre, Bodmin Street, Holsworthy EX22 6BH Booking office opens Tuesday 28th August 10 am-3pm Mon-Sat Telephone: 01409 253826 www.holsworthytheatre.co.uk Affiliated to NODA / Charity No.: 1110237 Location EX22 6BH

Black Adder Goes Forth - September 21 
Other Parishes
Black Adder Goes Forth Holsworthy Amateur Theatrical Society presents: By Richard Curtis and Ben Elton Thursday, Friday, Saturday 13th, 14th & 15th and 20th, 21st & 22nd September 2018 £75 Donation paid to Comic Relief per performance. Adults £9 Concessions £7 Doors open: 7.00 pm starts: 7.30 pm HATS Theatre, Bodmin Street, Holsworthy EX22 6BH Booking office opens Tuesday 28th August 10 am-3pm Mon-Sat Telephone: 01409 253826 www.holsworthytheatre.co.uk Affiliated to NODA / Charity No.: 1110237 Location EX22 6BH

Joey the Lips, CANCELLED - September 22 
HATHERLEIGH
Bar and burgers are available from 6.30p.m. Come and have a really good night out. Tickets are £16 or £18 on the door, available from the PO or the Community Centre. Location EX20 3HB

Exbourne Harvest Scarecrow Spectacular - September 22 
Exbourne
2.15 pm Saturday 22nd September, in and around the School and Church. Please make a Scarecrow during the holidays and bring them along for the display. Teas, Draw, Stalls, Games etc. If you would like a Stsll please contact Lorraine 851246 for info. Let's make this a lovely Village Day to celebrate the Harvest and all good things going along in our lives. Location EX20 3RX

Piano Concert @ Lower Pulworthy - September 22 
Hatherleigh/Highampton
GEORGE TODICA piano Courtesy of the Tillett Trust Presents a fabulous programme of piano music by Bach, Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Chopin & Rachmaninov LOWER PULWORTHY, Highampton, EX21 5LQ Saturday 22nd September 2018 7.30pm Tickets £15 at door, or phone 01837 810273 Hearing is believing, check this exceptional young musician out on You Tube Location EX21 5LQ

Exbourne Harvest Fair and Scaecrow Spectacular - September 22 
Exbourne
Do take part in the Harvest Fair and Scarecrow Show on Saturday 22nd September 2.15 pm in and around the Church and School. Various Stalls, Teas, Games, Grand Raffle and more. PLEASE make a Scarecrow; any Style, Size, Theme, and bring it along on Saturday morning and we can site them all and enjoy an afternoon of fun and Community get together. If you would like to run a Stall of your own or help to man a Stall please contact Lorraine . If possible it would be lovely to leave the Scarecrows in place for a week for everyone to appreciate them during that time. And on Sunday 23rd September do join us for a Traditional Harvest Service in the Church at 11am . Let's make the 22nd a fun afternoon and celebrate a special time of year. Location EX20 3RY

Black Adder Goes Forth - September 22 
Other Parishes
Black Adder Goes Forth Holsworthy Amateur Theatrical Society presents: By Richard Curtis and Ben Elton Thursday, Friday, Saturday 13th, 14th & 15th and 20th, 21st & 22nd September 2018 £75 Donation paid to Comic Relief per performance. Adults £9 Concessions £7 Doors open: 7.00 pm starts: 7.30 pm HATS Theatre, Bodmin Street, Holsworthy EX22 6BH Booking office opens Tuesday 28th August 10 am-3pm Mon-Sat Telephone: 01409 253826 www.holsworthytheatre.co.uk Affiliated to NODA / Charity No.: 1110237 Location EX22 6BH

Roast Lunch - September 23 
Other Parishes
ZAMBIA-HERE COMES KAITLYN Kaitlyn says "I've been given the opportunity, through Okehampton College to go to Zambia and volunteer for a charity called Natural Agriculture Development Zambia (NADPZ ) I am fundraising to help pay for the trip by holding a roast lunch in Northlew Victory Hall on Sunday September 23rd. Please call Jayne on 01409 221225 for booking details. I am very much looking forward to volunteering in local hospitals, schools and with the agricultural programme in Lusaka working at grass roots level with local people. This will make a difference to their lives. Kaitlyn O'Connell. Location EX20 3NP

War Horse Run - September 23 
IDDESLEIGH
September 2018 will be our first 10K race, it is also the 100th year Anniversary of Armistice Day, so as our run is in in War Horse Country, we thought it was the perfect time to start. The race will start and finish in the beautiful village of Iddesleigh, and will include some private land. This is a scenic 10K, 90% of which will be on the road. For more info and how to enter visit our face book page or Tel: 01805 804347 All proceeds for The Friends of St James Iddesleigh Location EX19 8BG

Coffee Morning - September 25 
HATHERLEIGH
25th September - Coffee Morning at Old Schools - EX20 3JN - 8.30 - 12 noon in aid of Churches Historic Trust Location EX20 3JN

Winkleigh Morris Taster Session - September 25 
Other Parishes
WINKLEIGH MORRIS TIME Winkleigh Morris started in January 1990 and is still very active mixed side, performing both Cotswold and Border style dances and drawing support from a wide area. New dancers and musicians are always welcome. No previous experience of morris is necessaryLEISURE TIME Enjoy exercise in a friendly informal environment. Enjoy music making and socialising at minimal cost (£1 per week, towards hire of hall but free taster sessions for new people!). Enjoy opportunity to dance at many other villages in the area, and in other parts of the country – even abroad on some occasions. Come along to one of the morris taster sessions at Winkleigh Community Centre, 8.00 pm Tuesday 25th September and 3rd October – and bring a friend with you! Location EX19 8HU

Council Meeting Exbourne - September 25 

The next meeting takes place on Tuesday 25 September in Exbourne Village Hall at 8 pm. Location EX20 2RY

Do you Know your Neighbour? - September 26 

You will have members of your community who may feel lonely and you can help them. Here are some simple steps that you can take to encourage them to feel part of their community TAKE ACTION Smile and say hello when you see them. It’s just a small step but seeing someone smile and being acknowledged can make a huge difference to how someone is feeling. Encourage them to join a community group. Have a chat and find out what their hobbies/interests are and see if there’s a group in your area they might like to join. You could offer to take them along or contact the community group to see if someone can pick them up to make them feel welcome. You can find information on your local community groups via www.communityunitydevon.org.uk Be mindful of lonely people. If the weather is bad ask them if there’s anything they need from the shops, or if you are concerned about their wellbeing contact the NHS on 111 come to our coffee morning at Holsworthy Memorial Hall 26th September 2018, 9:00-12:00 Location EX22 6DJ

Okehampton U3A Meeting - September 27 
Okehampton
The September meeting will take place at the Ockment Centre, North Street at 2.30pm on Thursday 27th September. There will be a talk entitled Coincidences in Pre-History by John Christian. Is there a connection between:- The Egyptian Pyramids and Stonehenge The Tolven Stone on the Teign and a light bulb “Grey Wethers”, the great henge of Avebury and the Moon Kestor Rock and earth mounds in Ohio A lighthearted look at appparent coincidences in pre-history But are they Coincidences? We meet at the Ockment Centre, North Street, Okehampton, EX20 1AR at 2.30PM.   Okehampton U3A welcomes new or prospective members, who will receive a warm welcome.   The only requirement is that members are not in full time employment. More information can be found at  www.u3asites.org.uk/okehampton . If you would rather turn up and introduce yourself that’s fine too.  Location EX201AR

Monkokehampton Race Night - September 29 
Monkokehampton
Come for a friendly evening of horse racing, bet on your favourite horse. Bar, tea & coffee available. Doors open at 7pm, first race 7.30pm.For more information call Anita 01837 851203. Location EX19 8SE

Made-Well Café - October 1 

Café is open to the public Monday-Friday, 9am-3pm on the outskirts of Hatherleigh. We have a selection of animals and a children's play area, as well as fresh vegetables, farm reared meat, eggs, plants, herbs and homemade craft for sale. Ample parking, accessible toilets and baby changing facilities available. Location EX20 3QA

Hatherleigh General Auction - October 2 
HATHERLEIGH
10:30am SALEROOM, BRIDGE STREET, EX20 3JA Location EX20 3JA

8.30am Coffee Morning at Old Schools, Hatherleigh - October 2 

This coffee morning will be in aid of the Parish Church Yard Location EX20 3JN

Winkleigh Morris Taster Session - October 3 
Other Parishes
WINKLEIGH MORRIS TIME Winkleigh Morris started in January 1990 and is still very active mixed side, performing both Cotswold and Border style dances and drawing support from a wide area. New dancers and musicians are always welcome. No previous experience of morris is necessaryLEISURE TIME Enjoy exercise in a friendly informal environment. Enjoy music making and socialising at minimal cost (£1 per week, towards hire of hall but free taster sessions for new people!). Enjoy opportunity to dance at many other villages in the area, and in other parts of the country – even abroad on some occasions. Come along to one of the morris taster sessions at Winkleigh Community Centre, 8.00 pm Tuesday 25th September and 3rd October – and bring a friend with you! Location EX19 8HU

Harvest Festival - October 4 

Jacobstowe's harvest service takes place in St James church on 4 October at 7pm followed.by a bring and share supper. all are mst welcome to attend this traditional harvest celebration. Location EX20 3RQ

Concerts in the West - October 4 

Concerts in the West’s final tour of the 2018 concert season, features two of the UK’s most outstanding young musicians - cellist Michael Petrov and pianist Alexander Ullman. Both of these young men are prize winning artists who studied at the UK’s top music academies and who play with leading orchestras around the world. Thursday 4 October 2018 7.30pm, 7.30pm, Lower Pulworthy. Box Office: 01837 810940 (Salar Gallery, 18/20 Bridge Street, Hatherleigh EX20 3HY. 9am-5pm) Tickets: £15 Interval drinks, disabled access or buy on the door from 6.45pm or book at www.eventbrite.co.uk. Lower Pulworthy is a rural farmhouse, approximately two miles out of Hatherleigh on the A3072. Take a right turn which is signposted to Legge Fisheries. Follow the road up the hill and take the right fork, which will lead you down a bumpy drive. You will see gate posts ahead of you and you will have arrived. There are several farm buildings, but they are no longer in use. Location EX21 5LQ

Exbourne, Sampford Courtenay & Jacobstowe WI - October 4 

The next meeting is on Thursday October 4 in Exbourne village hall at 7.30pm and the speaker is Chris Robillard who will talk about 'WW2, Barry to Bali'.Margaret Weeks Location EX20 3RY

Women's Institute - October 6 

The W.I. will be holding a jumble sale on Saturday 6th October in Exbourne Village Hall at 2.15 p,m Location EX20 3RP

Pink Ladies BASH - October 6 

On Saturday 6th October Hatherleigh Pink Ladies are holding their annual "bash" at Madewell. The theme this year is Alice in Wonderland. For £60 you can enjoy an evening with a reception of ‘bubbles’ and canapes, followed by a served at your table two course meal with cheese and biscuits to follow. For a table of ten you will also have a bottle of red and a bottle of white wine, a bottle of ‘bubbles’ and one bottle of port. You can also have an unlimited supply of bottled water and other soft drinks. Heads and tails is also included in the price this year for everyone! For your entertainment there will be a disco, a live group and table entertainment from our well loved magician! The main aim of our event is to raise money for national and local charities, which this year will include Nepal-ease, Send a cow, ELF (Exeter leukaemia fund), Multiple Sclerosis and Hatherleigh Band. We have a silent auction with items ranging from a meal cooked in your own home to a holiday in Portugal. There is also a raffle and a game of ‘heads and tails’ (as stated above - the game is included in the ticket price). Licensed Bar available. A taxi service is provided but must be booked in advance, a number of the mini buses will be provided. If you would like to join us for what has proved to be an excellent evening, please contact us as soon as possible to book your table of 10 or tickets. You can find details on our website (www.hatherleighpinkladies.co.uk) Location EX20 3QA

Fun Palace - October 6 

Fun Palace Free activities at the library, run by the community for the community, ask staff for full details 4 North Street Okehampton Devon EX20 1AR Location EX20 1AR

Jumble Sale - October 6 

Exbourne, Sampford Courtenay & Jacobstowe WI is holding a Jumble Sale in Exbourne village hall on Saturday October 6. Doors open at 2pm and entry will be 50p to include tea and biscuits. All the usual stalls - jumble, cakes, books and bric a brac etc. Location EX20 3RY

Hatherleigh ARCHITECTUAL SALVAGE & FARMING BYGONES - October 7 
HATHERLEIGH
10:30am ARCHITECTUAL SALVAGE & FARMING BYGONES Location EX20 3JA

Meeth Parish Church coffee morning - October 9 

This coffee morning will be in aid of Meeth Parish church, from 8.30a.m. Location EX20 3JN

Okehampton History Society - October 10 
OKEHAMPTON
The Okehampton and District Local History Society meets each month on the second Wednesday at 7.30pm in The Ockment Centre in North Street. ON12th Sept. the speaker will be Elly Babbage on The Bidlakes of Bridstowe On 10th Oct. The speaker will be Bill Horner, County Archeologist, on Rome’s roads lead to Okehampton. On 14th Nov. the speaker will be Hilary Bracegirdle on The South West Police Heritage Trust. On 12th Dec. the speaker will be Dr Richard Sandover on Reconstructing Dartmoor’s Medieval Landscape. Location EX20 1AR

Coffee & Croissants - October 10 

Coffee & Croissants at Duplo Storytime Under 5’s can have fun Duplo building and listening to a story whilst their carers relax with free coffee and croissants Location EX20 1AR

Flu Vaccinations - October 10 

Okehampton Medical Centre will be holding a surgery for Flu vaccinations on Wednesday 10th October at 2.00pm in Exbourne Village Hall. See posters for more information. Location EX20 3RP

Chagford Singers Carmina Burana Workshop - October 13 
Other Parishes
The Chagford Singers - Carmina Burana Workshop 13th October 2018 - Calling all Singers! Calling all singers who would enjoy a fun, friendly and full day of rehearsing some of the dramatic and musically-challenging choruses within Orff’s Carmina Burana led by Tim Pithers. The Workshop will be held at Chagford school from 9.30am to about 5pm on Saturday 13th October. For information and registration call Janet Jeffrey Tel:01647 24414 or email janetejeffery@yahoo.co.uk . Or, make contact through the website thechagfordsingers.co.uk Contact Us. Location TQ13 8BZ

Coffee Morning - October 13 

Coffee Morning with Book & Cake Sale Lots of books for sale, prices starting at only 50p! Homemade cakes will be available to purchase and why not relax with a free cup of coffee and browse the bookshelves too. Location EX20 1AR

Big Lego Build - October 13 

Big Lego Build What would your dream library look like? Come along and join others at Lego Builders to build one big library. We can’t wait to see what it looks like! Location EX20 1AR

Hatherleigh General Auction - October 16 
HATHERLEIGH
10:30am SALEROOM, BRIDGE STREET, EX20 3JA Location EX20 3JA

Exbourne History Group - October 16 

The next meeting is on Tuesday October 16, when the speaker will be Paul Martin talking about 'A Vet's Life'. Paul has recently retired after 35 years at the North Park Veterinary Group, North Tawton. He has worked through the changing world of farming and country life as well as the development of the practice during his time as a vet. He will be sharing his experiences and anecdotes. Everyone welcome - entry £3 to include tea and biscuits. Location EX20 3RY

Hatherleigh Parish Church Coffee Morning - October 16 

This coffee morning will be in aid of Hatherleigh Parish Church to start at 8.30a.m. Location EX20 3JN

HATHERLEIGH GARDENING CLUB - October 18 

Lady Christine Skelmersdale is owner of Broadleigh Bulbs, at Bishop's Hull, nr. Taunton; a nursery which has specialised in smaller bulbs, woodland and foliage plants for 40 yrs. The attached 5acre garden is open every weekday for a charitable donation. An inspirational speaker, Christine lectures widely in Britain and abroad, and now Hatherleigh, both on gardening topics and plants in the wild. Described recently as 'an exhilerating speaker with contagious enthusiasm', we are very pleased that she is able to join us for a talk on 'Using Bulbs in the Garden' on Thursday, 18th October at 7.30pm in Old Schools. There will, I believe, also be bulbs for sale so do come and join us; non-members £2 to include raffle and refreshments. Susan Gill Location EX20 3JN

Made-Well's WEAR IT PINK day! - October 19 

Pink cupcake sale, Pink face painting, Pink Sheep, Pink rocks to find, Raffle, Pink Disco and Prizes for best Pink outfit. WEAR PINK and DONATE what you can. Money raised from the event will be donated to 'Breast Cancer Now', the UK's largest breast cancer charity, who are dedicated to funding research into this devastating disease. Location EX20 3QA

8.30am Coffee Morning at Old Schools - October 23 

This coffee morning will be in aid of The Bible Society Location EX20 3JN

Hatherleigh General Auction - October 30 
HATHERLEIGH
10:30am Bridge Auction Rooms Location EX20 3JA

Exbourne Parish Church Coffee Morning - October 30 

Please join us for our coffee mornring from 8.30a.m. Location EX20 3JN

Fireworks Display - November 4 

£5.00 per person (includes soup and hot dogs). Free tea and coffee provided. If you would like to attend, please call the Made-Well Office on 01837 810584. Booking is essential. Location EX20 3QA

Lest we Forget - November 8 

Holsworthy Amateur Theatrical Society presents Lest we For get to commemorate WW1 tickets on sale from the Box Office Mon to Sat, £7 from 28th August to 22nd September and again from 29 Octoble Location EX22 6BH

Lest we Forget - November 9 

Holsworthy Amateur Theatrical Society presents Lest we For get to commemorate WW1 tickets on sale from the Box Office Mon to Sat, £7 from 28th August to 22nd September and again from 29 Octoble Location EX22 6BH

Hatherleigh CATALOGUED ANTIQUE AUCTION - November 10 
HATHERLEIGH
11:00am ANTIQUE AUCTION BRIDGE AUCTION ROOMS HATHERLEIGH Location EX20 3JA

Hatherleigh General Auction - November 13 
HATHERLEIGH
10:30am SALEROOM, BRIDGE STREET, EX20 3JA Location EX20 3JA

Okehampton History Society - November 14 
OKEHAMPTON
The Okehampton and District Local History Society meets each month on the second Wednesday at 7.30pm in The Ockment Centre in North Street. ON12th Sept. the speaker will be Elly Babbage on The Bidlakes of Bridstowe On 10th Oct. The speaker will be Bill Horner, County Archeologist, on Rome’s roads lead to Okehampton. On 14th Nov. the speaker will be Hilary Bracegirdle on The South West Police Heritage Trust. On 12th Dec. the speaker will be Dr Richard Sandover on Reconstructing Dartmoor’s Medieval Landscape. Location EX20 1AR

Hatherleigh General Auction - November 27 
HATHERLEIGH
10:30am SALEROOM, BRIDGE STREET, EX20 3JA Location EX20 3JA

Hatherleigh Winter Sporting Auction - December 4 
HATHERLEIGH
10:30am SPORTING AUCTION BRIDGE AUCTION ROOMS HATHERLEIGH Location EX20 3JA

Hatherleigh General Auction - December 11 
HATHERLEIGH
10:30am SALEROOM, BRIDGE STREET, EX20 3JA Location EX20 3JA

Okehampton History Society - December 12 
OKEHAMPTON
The Okehampton and District Local History Society meets each month on the second Wednesday at 7.30pm in The Ockment Centre in North Street. ON12th Sept. the speaker will be Elly Babbage on The Bidlakes of Bridstowe On 10th Oct. The speaker will be Bill Horner, County Archeologist, on Rome’s roads lead to Okehampton. On 14th Nov. the speaker will be Hilary Bracegirdle on The South West Police Heritage Trust. On 12th Dec. the speaker will be Dr Richard Sandover on Reconstructing Dartmoor’s Medieval Landscape. Location EX20 1AR

Santa's Grotto - December 15 

Santa is coming to Made-Well and he's bringing his real reindeer! (Reindeer between 11am-2pm) Tickets £5 per child (includes present). The Café will be open selling refreshments, light snacks, homemade cakes and festive treats. If you would like to attend, please call the Made-Well Office on 01837 810584 to book your time slot. Spaces are limited. Location EX20 3QA

Hatherleigh General Auction - December 18 
HATHERLEIGH
10:30am Bridge Auction Rooms Location EX20 3JA

CHRISTMAS TURKEY AUCTION - December 20 
HATHERLEIGH
Hatherleigh and district Christmas Poultry Auction at the Community Centre, Hatherleigh at 10:30am Location EX20 3JA