Coming events in the Crediton area

Thursday 9

2.15pm - and Friday, Saturday and Sunday, May 10, 11 and 12, Guided tours, Downes House, Crediton, booking only, for availability and to book a tour, email: [email protected]  or telephone 01363 460160. £10 for adults, £7 for children.

Friday 10

7.30pm - Bingo, Sandford Parish Hall.

Saturday 11

10.30am to 12 noon - Plant Sale, St Swithun’s Church, Sandford churchyard, plants, books and garden tools on sale. Refreshments available. In aid of church funds.

11am - Car Boot Sale opens, Lapford Playing Field, (sellers from 10am), £5 per car, £7 per van or car and trailer, in aid of Lapford Youth Playing Field Trust, for details telephone Grace on 07807 019890.

6.30pm - Doors open for Bingo Night, Lapford Victory Hall, in aid of Hospiscare, eyes down 7.30pm.

7pm - Doors open for 7.30pm Quiz, Brain of Tedburn, Tedburn St Mary Village Hall, teams of six, £6 per person, includes Ploughman’s Supper, bar, raffle, in aid of TSM Village Hall Centenary Project, advance booking preferred by calling Clive Stacey on 07896 000954.

7.30pm - Ceilidh with "Spinach for Norman" at Whitestone Parish Hall (EX4 2JS). Tickets £8 from .  Take your own refreshments.

Sunday 12

2pm - Upton Pyne Whist Drive, Village Hall, all welcome.

11am - 3pm - North Tawton Bowling Club Open Day, ‘Come and Try’ bowling, all welcome.

Wednesday 15

10am to 12 noon - Crediton and District U3A, Talk on The Nobel Prize, Boniface Centre, entry £1.50 includes refreshments. Open to everyone including non-members.

Thursday 16

9am-5.30pm - and Friday 16 and Saturday 17, Devon County Show, Westpoint, Exeter.  Tickets are available at: .

Friday 17

7.30pm - Townsend Theatre Productions present Behold Ye Ramblers, a new play by Neil Gore, Crediton Arts Centre, book on 01363 773260 or 07719 903643 or email: [email protected] .

Saturday 18

10am to 11.30am - Welcoming Refugees in Crediton Table-top give-away for refugees and Ukrainian guests, Sustainabubble, 8 North Street, 11.30am to 1pm - for members of the public. Small donations for goods taken will be welcome.

10.30am - 12.30pm - Plant Sale, 6 Waresfoot Drive, Crediton, in aid of Crediton Friends of FORCE Cancer Care.

2pm - Plant Sale, Bow Village Hall, for St Petrock’s Church, Clannaborough (01363 82379 or 01363 84256).

7.15pm - Doors open 6.30pm for An Evening with Jean Rhys, Cheriton Fitzpaine Parish Hall, tickets £7 from The Greenhouse, Crediton or The Community Shop, Cheriton Fitzpaine.

Sunday 19

3pm - Concert with the Fibonacci Quartet, Crediton Parish Church, St Boniface Concert Society, tickets from A E Lee Outfitters, High Street, Crediton, online from: , or on the door, subject to availability. £15, Free to full time students under 30.

Saturday 25

Newcombes Meadow paddling pool re-opens for the summer.

10am - 12 noon - May Market and Art Exhibition, Bow Village Hall, for Bow Village Hall and Field Development.

If you have a forthcoming event, please email: [email protected] .