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Friday 1
Gary Streeter Constituency Advice Surgery, afternoon, Ivybridge Town Hall, Erme Court, Ivybridge. Appointments
must be pre booked on 01752 335666.
Deadly Nightshade, A Menu of Murder. Ivybridge Theatre Company Murder Mystery Evening,7.30pm - 10.30pm,
Endsleigh Garden & Leisure. Enjoy a three course dinner in the new Terrace Room and watch the events unfold.
Advance booking only, £20 per person and meal pre-order required prior to event. To book 01752 898906.
Action Mesothelioma Day, from 10am to 12 noon at the Café, Saltram House, Plympton, Plymouth. Cream tea and
gathering at the memorial tree. Contact Kate Lansdell on 01752 763665, email: plh-tr.Mesothelioma- for more information and to confirm attendance.
Saturday 2
Lions Fun Day, Ivybridge Rugby Club, 12 noon to 11pm. Plenty of activities for grown-ups as well as kids, including
fair ground rides, free circus skills demonstrations and rocket launching. Along side all the fun and activities there will
also be an array of stalls selling everything from handmade gifts to fish pedicures. On the main stage during the day
we have al sorts of family entertainment including salsa dancing demonstration with taster lessons and then from
17:00 we have our band line up, which starts with classic rock band Six Shooter at 17:00, then at 18:30 we have
covers band Vivid Sky, at 19:30 we have lounge band Platypus, then followed by covers band The Drifting at 20:15.
finishing the night off we have Supersonic, the Oasis tribute Band which will headline the stage from 21:30.
For the first time, the Funday has been extended so that the live music will continue until 11pm accompanied by the
beer festival. Entry is £2 per adult and £1 per child over five.
Set up Your Spirit Free Transformation Day, 9.30am – 5.30pm, Lukesland House, Ivybridge. Fancy transforming
your life in just one day, then come along and find out what direction you need to be heading in. Contact Simon on
01752 698703 or email to book your place.
A Silver Thread, Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Members’ Summer Exhibition celebrating 25 years. Saturday 2 July to
Sunday 4 September, Riverside Mill, Bovey Tracey,TQ13 9AF. Free admission. Tel 01626 832223,
Sunday 3
“Plym-Erme Trail” Wembury To Ivybridge, 14 miles. Meet at Watermark 8 am. Members: £5 Non-Members £6.00
(Annual Subs Only £10). Booking Essential at Trail Outdoor, Fore Street, Ivybridge. Tel: 01752 892585,
Monday 4
Meeting of Ivybridge Town Council, including Public Participation Session, 7pm, The Watermark, Erme Court; tel
01752 893815.
Tuesday 5
Betty’s Memory Café, Ivybridge Methodist Church, 2pm – 4pm. Ivybridge Dementia Support Group welcomes
carers and sufferers of memory problems. Contact Frances Reeve 01752 893952.
Kettlebell Class with Deanie, a registered Kettlebell professional. Tuesday evenings 7pm-8pm at South Brent Village
Hall, only £4.00. One piece of equipment for a total body workout Kettlercise. For more information call Deanie
07852320455. Plenty of free parking.
Wednesday 6
Ivybridge Work Club, 10 am – 12 noon each Wednesday. If you are looking for work, want to look for a better job or
just need some job advice then come along to the Work Club. Ivybridge Rotary Club members will be on hand to
offer advice, as will Next Steps and other agencies. Free access to computers. Contact Lesley Hughes, Ivybridge
Town Council or Helen Cooper, Manager of Ivybridge Library or drop into the Information Centre at The Watermark
(tel 01752 892220). Supported by Ivybridge Rotary Club, Ivybridge Town Council and Devon Libraries Service.
Toybox, Chapel Place Community Centre, 9.30am – 11.30am, semi-structured toddler group for children with their
parent or carer. Qualified and experienced staff. Refreshments and snacks will be served. £1.50 per family. All
welcome. Also on Wednesday 13 July and Wednesday 20 July.
Thursday 7
Film – Brighton Rock, 7.30pm, 111 Minutes, Rating 15, The Watermark, Ivybridge, tel 01752 892220. Directed by
Rowan Joffe. Starring Helen Mirren, John Hurt, Andy Serkis. This reimagining of Graham Green’s classic novel, now
based in 1960’s era Brighton, charts the headlong fall of Pinkie, a razor‐wielding disadvantaged teenager with a
religious death wish. Tickets £4.50, £3.50 concessions.
Meditation, Ashoka Kadampa Buddhist Centre, Plymouth. 7 and 10 July – Guided to Peace, 14 and 17 July - Pure
Appearances Begin. Thursdays 7.30pm – 9.30pm £5 per class, Sundays 11.30am – 12.30pm £3.50 per class.
Student Discount 20%. Drop-in – Everyone Welcome. Tel 01752 224137.
Friday 8
Ivybridge Country Market 8.30am until 11.30am, every Friday, at the Scout Hut next to the Leisure Centre,
Ivybridge. Locally produced cakes, pasties, preserves, local crafts and seasonal produce. Enjoy!
Way with Words Festival of Words and Ideas, Dartington, Devon 8-18 July,, Tel
01803 867373.
Saturday 9
Easy Going Dartmoor Mini Bus Tour (Ivybridge) Easy-Going Dartmoor Tours offer elderly people and people of all
ages with disabilities the chance to enjoy a day out visiting sites on the beautiful high moor accompanied by a
National Park Guide. Cost £9.00. Book on 01752 690444.
Ivybridge Garden Association Summer Show, 2pm with prize giving at 4pm, Methodist Church Hall, Ivybridge
Contact 01752 894279.
Crafty Chicks, 11am to 4pm, Devonport Guildhall. A fantastic new opportunity for all crafters is coming to Plymouth.
Crafty Chicks are organising their first exciting hand-made only event in Plymouth. For more information and an
application form please email the Crafty Chicks via or call Sarah on 07872 039071.
1940s Weekend, Saturday 9 July to Sunday 10 July, South Devon Railway, Buckfastleigh - Staverton - Totnes
Devon TQ11 0DZ. A nostalgic return to Britain in the 1940s with military displays and a busy railway theme. Staged
in co-operation with the Devon Area Military Vehicle Trust. Intensive service - trains all day. Adults £10, children £6,
under 5 free, families (two adults & two children) £29.80. T: 0845 345 1420,
Sunday 10
1940s weekend as Saturday 9 July.
Tuesday 12
Meeting of Town Council Planning & Infrastructure Committee, 7pm, including Public Participation Session, at
the Town Hall, Erme Court; Tel 01752 893815.
Ivybridge Flower Club, 7.30pm, The Watermark, Ivybridge. This month’s theme is Inspired by Anne Hopkins “As
You Like It”. Contact Mrs Janet Weston 894643 or Mrs Hilary Newcombe 892647.
Wednesday 13
One Day Drawing and Colour Pencil All Day Workshop (10am – 4pm) in Ivybridge Town Hall. During the
workshop you will be shown how to use and blend colour pencils, how to improve your drawing skills, and hopefully
open up a whole new and exciting pastime for you!! Tea, coffee, biscuits supplied, please bring a packed lunch. Cost
£37.50 for the day. Spaces are limited so strictly first come, first served basis. Tel 01752 893852.
Thursday 14
South Hams Connect. Visit us at The Watermark, Ivybridge on the 2nd Thursday of the month between 10am –
12noon. We all have unanswered questions troubling us and it's usually because we don't know who to ask. The
South Hams Connect service can help with many enquiries, pointing you in the right direction. For further details
contact South Hams District Council on 01803 861234 or visit
Film – West is West, 7.30pm, 103 Minutes, Rating 15, The Watermark, Ivybridge, tel 01752 892220. Sequel to the
internationally acclaimed, multi‐award winning EAST IS EAST, WEST IS WEST takes the Khan family on a journey
from Salford, England, to rural Pakistan. Tickets £4.50, £3.50 concessions.
Friday 15
Chapterhouse Theatre Company Open-Air Garden Theatre perform Cranford, by Elizabeth Gaskell adapted by
Laura Turner, 7.30pm, Cockington Court, Cockington, Torquay. Tickets and information from English Riviera Visitor
Information (01803) 211211. See Tickets (0871) 2200260 of Adults £12 / Students and
Children £8 / Families (2 Adults & 2 Children) £35. Grounds open for picnics from 6pm. Please bring your own rugs
or low-backed seating.
Saturday 16
Kingsbridge Fair Week, 16th - 23rd July. A week of family entertainment for all age groups. Fun filled activities
including sports, bingo, fireworks and live music to name a few of over 40 events organised. Some events are
indoors, others are out and about in Kingsbridge public areas. e-mail us on,
Ashburton’s Ale Tasting, Bread Weighing and Medieval Fayre, Medieval Fayre with entertainment and craft stalls.
Punch and Judy and Morris Dancing. Followed by the ancient ceremony of Ale Tasting and Bread Weighing when the
Portreeve, Bailiff and members of the Court Leet and Baron Jury visit the public houses to test the beer and the
bakers to weigh the bread. The medieval fayre starts at 4pm and the procession to the pubs and bakers starts at
6pm. St Lawrence Lane, Ashburton and around the town.
Fishermen’s Mission Midnight Madness Dartmoor Walk. Walkers are invited to join our 6th exciting and highly
successful annual sponsored Midnight Madness Night Walk across Dartmoor Saturday 16th July. This year’s circular
walk starts at Princetown Primary School at 9.00 pm and is approximately 13 miles. If you’ve never experienced
Dartmoor at night, then this walk is not to be missed. If you enjoy a challenge then sign up now for something a bit
different, it’s an opportunity not to be missed. Teams and individuals are all welcome. This unusual challenge is
supervised and marshalled throughout by the Plymouth team of the Dartmoor Search & Rescue. Contact Gina Moore
for details or 01872 263 472.
Summer Charity Gig Six Shooter & Rusty Angels, 8pm, The Legacy International Hotel, Marshmills, Plymouth.
Snowdrop Appeal. Raising £100,000 towards setting up a new Specialist Unit/Area for Bereaved Parents or Still Birth,
Miscarriage and Early Baby Loss. Buy your tickets on line at Ticket price £20 per
Tuesday 19
Betty’s Memory Café, Ivybridge Methodist Church, 2pm – 4pm. Ivybridge Dementia Support Group welcomes
carers and sufferers of memory problems. Contact Frances Reeve 01752 893952.
Thursday 21
South Hams Lifestyles – Charity number 1078705 - Driving Matters 1-3pm Totnes Methodist Church Hall, Fore
Street, Totnes. With Mike Hull from the Devon Drivers’ Centre Phone: 01803 849229 for more information or to
arrange a lift.
Film – Another Year, 7.30pm, 129 Minutes, Rating 12, The Watermark, Ivybridge tel 01752 892220. Characterised
by strong performances and Mike Leigh’s trademark feel for the nuances of everyday life, Another Year revolves
around a married couple who have managed to remain blissfully happy into their autumn years, they are surrounded
over the course of the four seasons of one average year by friends, colleagues, and family. Tickets £4.50, £3.50
Saturday 23
Lee Mill Family Fun Day, 10.00am Fun Family Dog Show, 1pm Stalls, South Hams Hawks & Owls, Bouncy Castles,
Bungee Run, BBQ, Hog Roast, Bar & Refreshments, Entertainment, Tug of War & Plenty more for everyone of all
ages. Free Admission. 07803 173717.
A Summer Jazz Picnic on the lawns at Saltram House, Plympton, 6pm on the lawns at Saltram House, Plympton.
Picnic and dance in the beautiful grounds to the great music of Richard Leach’s Seven Stars of Jazz and John
Shillito’s Select Six. Join the Brolly Parade. Bring your picnics and brollies (decorated or plain). Real ale bar plus
hot and cold drinks, cakes etc available. Tickets & Information contact The National Trust 01752 333503, Plymouth
TIC 01752 306330, Plymouth Jazz Club 01579 370130. Advance tickets £16, on the door £14, students & minors £5,
under 10s FREE. We regret no dogs except guide dogs, no BBQs, flares or ball games.
Sunday 24
Roger Daltrey performs The Who’s Tommy, plus Who classics and more. Powderham Castle, Exeter, Gates
5pm, music from 6.30pm, picnic concert, Box Office Adult £35, Child £15 (ages 5-15), 01603 660444,
Monday 25
Two-Day Fishing Course, Filham Lake, Ivybridge, 10am – 3pm, £20. For all enquiries and to pre-book contact
Community Sports Department on 01752 698315 or email
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Ivybridge Town Football Club Summer School, Monday 25 – Friday 29 July, 10am-3pm every day. To book call
Brian on 07811 101253.
U3A Meeting, 2pm, Ivybridge Methodist Church, Guest Speaker Roger Jewell, Driving Safer for Longer, Contact
01752 894978.
Tuesday 26
Day Two of Fishing Course, Filham Lake, Ivybridge, 10am – 3pm. For all enquiries and to pre-book contact
Community Sports Department on 01752 698315 or email
Meeting of Town Council Planning & Infrastructure Committee, 7pm, including Public Participation Session, at
the Town Hall, Erme Court; Tel 01752 893815.
Wednesday 27
Art Workshop, Brainteasers, Puzzles and Optical Illusions: 10am – 4pm, £16, Community Sports. For all enquiries
and to pre-book contact Community Sports Department on 01752 698315 or email
Thursday 28
Two-Day Fishing Course, Filham Lake, Ivybridge, 10am – 3pm, £20. For all enquiries and to pre-book contact
Community Sports Department on 01752 698315 or email
Ivybridge Garden Association, 7.45pm, Methodist Church Hall, Fore Street, Ivybridge, a talk about Camera Club
by Keith Miller. Meetings free to Members, Membership £7.00 per person. Visitors £1.50. Tea and coffee available,
raffle and much more. For further information please contact Lesley Acheson Tel 01752 894867.
HMS Raleigh Open Day, Free entry. Gates open between 11am and 4pm. Come and see what goes on behind the
gates of the Royal Navy’s largest South West training establishment. Displays and demonstrations throughout the
day. Food and refreshments available. Parking is limited. Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult. All baggage
is subject to search, HMS Raleigh, Torpoint Cornwall PL11 2PD.
Friday 29
Day Two of Fishing Course, Filham Lake, Ivybridge, 10am – 3pm. For all enquiries and to pre-book contact
Community Sports Department on 01752 698315 or email
Saturday 30
The Port of Plymouth Regatta, Plymouth Sound and the Barbican, Saturday 30 July to Sunday 7 August 2011
Port of Plymouth Regatta Week offers superb competitive racing for all classes of dinghies and yachts in Plymouth
Sound. With a spectacular location to watch the racing and evening entertainment and shore side events to match,
Plymouth Regatta is the place to be,
Sunday 31
Totnes & District Agricultural Show, Great Court Farm, Berry Pomeroy, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 6LB. Gates open to
the public at 8.30am. We have exciting demonstrations, displays and parades. Sheep, cattle and horses compete for
showing honours and show jumping is as popular as ever. Other animals to be seen include poultry, rabbits and
dogs. Amongst a whole host of other things, there’s a Home & Handicrafts marquee, Craft Tent, Food Hall and a
large Trade Stands section offering a wide choice of goods and services. So come and join us for a great day out on
the last Sunday in July. Contact Show Secretary Linda Harvey, tel 01803 732813, email,
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Freedom Football Club Summer School – Stowford Primary School. Tues 2 Aug, Wed 3 Aug and Thurs 4
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Aug and Tues 9 Aug, Wed 10 Aug, Thurs 11 Aug. 10am-3pm (additional child care from 8am-10am and 3pm-
5.30pm also available). For further details contact James on 07859 822605.
No Ivybridge & District Camera Club Official Meetings in July and August. Contact
                  (All dates and times believed to be correct at time of going to press)

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