Diary date: Saturday April 6, London Inn, from 7 pm – welcome home party for Lee Spencer, the Horrabridge rowing machine who has just set a new record for crossing the south Atlantic solo. All invited.

Meanwhile …

TODAY (Fri March 15):

Singing round the piano at the Leaping Salmon, from 8 pm.

Viewing for Saturday sale at new auction room, Broadwoodwidger – see

Ardal O’Hanlon at Exeter Northcott.

Devonshire Assn talk on the “mad, bad and fascinating” family of the Duke of Bedford who built much of Tavistock – 7.30 in parish church centre, next to Bedford Hotel.

The Vera Lynn Story at Brixham Theatre.

SATURDAY (March 16):

Stannary Brass Band running have-a-go sessions for would-be recruits at Guide Hall, corner of Bedford Car Park, Tavistock, 11.30-2.

Opening sale at new auction room, Broadwoodwidger – see

Christopher Robin, starring Ewen McGregor, in children’s cinema slot at Yelverton Cinema, 11 am.

The Little Stranger, country house horror, 7.30 pm at Yelverton Cinema.

Walkhampton Farmers Mart – village hall, a.m.

The Creation – Lord Mayor’s concert at Exeter Cathedral.

Bingo night at Horrabridge youth club, 7.30 pm.

SUNDAY (March 17):

Flea mart, Tavistock Town Hall.

Basketball at Plymouth Pavilions – Plymouth Raiders v London Lions.

MONDAY (March 18):

Until March 23 – Lambing Live open hours daily at Greenwell Farm, Yelverton – book via 01822 855535.

TUESDAY (March 19):

Horrabridge Times Chess Club – Leaping Salmon, 6.30-9.

Talk at Meavy Hall on Dartmoor life in WW1.

WEDNESDAY (March 20):

Christian Book Club, Leaping Salmon.

THURSDAY (March 21):

Calstock Arts showing the new Mike Leigh film, Peterloo.

Quiz night at London Inn, Horrabridge.

NEXT FRIDAY (March 22):

Chagword lit festival – various events over the weekend.


Beautiful South play Barnstaple.

Bere Ferrers Flower Show recalls the days when Tamar Valley was the market garden of England.

Pasty & Beans Supper in aid of RNLI – plus music, dancing and raffle, Horrabridge School, from 7.30 pm. Call David Cloke on 854193 or email

NEXT SUNDAY (March 24):

Tavy 13 – half marathon.

For more details on all these events and more, call up the Horrabridge Times what’s on calendar HERE

And for local event posters, road closure announcements, and Cartoon Of The Week, call up our Postboard page HERE

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