Horrabridge Times had a few days off. What was happening before we did?
Big news of the week was local marine Lee Spencer announcing relaunch of his Transatlantic rowing record attempt, which was cancelled in January, when tides and winds were last right, because his mum was dying.
December 12 is the date for leaving Gibraltar.
Tavistock Times report
And Lee’s official site
Also diaried …
TONIGHT (Friday Oct 26, 2018)
Fireworks night in Horrabridge. Read our report on last year’s event at
Excellent Swedish Americana band Baskery at The Wharf. Try em at
SUNDAY (Oct 28)
Poet and author Brian Patten performs at The Wharf, 7.30 pm.
The Kit Hillbillies, playing professional bluegrass and general Americana, are at The Leaping Salmon for the evening.
MONDAY (Oct 29)
Telly traveller Simon Reeve at Princess Theatre, Torquay.
TUESDAY (Oct 30)
Alternative Halloween party, organised by Methodist Church, at village hall, 4.30-6.30, including superhero fancy dress comp for 4-10s.
WEDNESDAY (Oct 31)
Joanna Lumley at Plymouth Pavilions.
NEXT FRIDAY (Nov 2)
The Mercy, the Donald Crowhurst story, starring Colin Firth, showing from 8 pm at Meavy Hall.
NEXT WEEKEND (Nov 3-4)
Horrabridge At War – exhibition organised by local servicemen in parish hall.
For more details and more events check the Horrabridge Times calendar at