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Saturday 26th April
Barnstaple BMX Trails Club

The Reform Inn, Pilton, Barnstaple. From 8pm
Live music from Scott Xander Linn & The Broken Bottles, One Man Boycott and The Simon Darling Band.
Come and chuck some money in a bucket and support Bogey Trails at Rock Park, Barnstaple. 
"Built by a few for the enjoyment of all"
Bogey Trails on Facebook 


Commando Challenge
Sunday 27th April
Frankmarsh Woods, Barnstaple.
Come and join in this year's Commando Challenge for ages 8 and over.
£10.00 entry for teams of 4.
Details from PCSO Steve Huxtable on 08456567769
or Cllr. Mrs Lesley Brown on 01271 328184 
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Author visit and book signing: Ben Blake
Friday 2 May
Barnstaple Library
Come and meet author Ben Blake who will be signing copies of his latest book "A Brand of Fire". The book is the first part of a re-telling of the Trojan War, fantasy with plenty of mysticism and hints of magic, but no elves or goblins! His other books are The Risen King and the Songs of Sorrow duology. All his books draw on the historical societies and myths and include fantastical elements. Drop in to meet this up and coming local author.


Lynton & Barnstaple Railway
May 10th & 11th
Spring Vintage Weekend
Anything and everything of a certain vintage.


Devon Wildlife Trust's
Wildlife Festival 2014
Saturday 10th May
The Square, Barnstaple
10am - 4pm
Explore land and sea, Activities and fun for everyone, Make a nest box, Visit the marine zone, Meet live creatures, Take the starfish trail, Have your face painted.


Fantastic Fascinators
Barnstaple Library
17 May
Let loose your imagination!
Design and produce an original headpiece to wear at a summer social.  Inspiration and materials provided.
Time:  14.00-15.30, Henry Williamson Room
Cost:   £5 per person to include materials and refreshments
Please purchase tickets for events in advance from the Ground Floor Enquiry Desk
Events programme March - June 14


Picnic in the Park
Organised by the Barnstaple Lions Club
Sunday 25th May
Rock Park, Barnstaple 


Willow Work
31 May

Barnstaple Library
Using basic basket making techniques, create a garden flower and a willow heart using fresh, locally grown willow which will show off the colours and textures of the tree bark.  All you will need are sharp secateurs and a penknife. 
Suitable for adults and children aged 14+, beginners or those with some experience. Bring a packed lunch.
Time:  09.30-15.30, Henry Williamson Room   
Cost:   £25 per person to include materials and refreshments.
Please purchase tickets for events in advance from the Ground Floor Enquiry Desk
Events programme March - June 14 


Lynton & Barnstaple Railway
June 15th
Father's Day
Just for Dad - try your hand a driving a diesel loco. FREE


Sugarcraft Flowers
21 June
Barnstaple Library
The tutor will demonstrate how to craft a beautiful rose spray (rose, 1/2 open rose, rosebud and leaves) and will then help you produce your own to take home. 
Suitable for beginners, adults and children aged 14+.
Time:  10.00-14.00, Henry Williamson Room   
Cost:   £25 per person to include materials and refreshments
Please purchase tickets for events in advance from the Ground Floor Enquiry Desk
Events programme March - June 14 


Race for Life
Sunday 6th July at 11am

Starting at Seven Brethren Bank 
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Lynton & Barnstaple Railway
September 6th
Teddy Bears Picnic
A great day out - Kids with a Teddy travel FREE  


Lynton & Barnstaple Railway
September 27th & 28th
Autumn Gala
Celebrate our 10th Anniversary. Marquee, Real Ale & BBQ


Lynton & Barnstaple Railway
November 9th 
Remembrance Sunday
With Axe, our World War I loco.

Craft Fair
29th November 
Open 11am - 4pm. 
Exhibition running alongside fair in the Goodwin Gallery, Petroc.
Exclusively hand made local crafts.  Free entry and parking. 
For further information or to book a table, please contact:


Lynton & Barnstaple Railway
December 13 - 14 & 20 - 24
Santa Specials
A great day out - Kids with a Teddy travel FREE  


Lynton & Barnstaple Railway
December 27 - January 1
Mince Pie Specials
Every passenger receives a mince pie with our compliments.  


Devon Libraries Mobile Library Service Barnstaple
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What's on at Barnstaple Library
Events programme March - June 14


For friendly volunteers who are happy to help you get around Barnstaple 
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See Hear Centre
Getting older? Finding it harder to hear? Come along and join the Hearing Loss Social Group in Barnstaple
3rd Thursday every month
Relaxed, friendly, ‘get together’ and a cuppa!
2pm at the See Hear Centre, 19a Alexandra Road, Barnstaple.
For more information contact Lyn at the See Hear Centre.
Phone: 01271 373 236
Mobile: 07831 515 809


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