WHAT’S ON ((including Chagword litfest, sporting goods auction & local music news)

TODAY (Fri March 22):

Buckland- bred musician Oliver Wheeldon previews his new album, Hinterland, at Meavy Hall – songs inspired by Devon village life.

Title track was inspired by a man who came from Salcombe but could not afford to live there …


Also Chagword: lit festival at Chagford – various events over the weekend, with guests including Jo Brand, Prue Leith, Michael Morpurgo and Robin Ravilious, and Saturday production of Wind In The Willows.

SATURDAY (March 23):

The Big Sale: one-off event at Butchers Hall, Tavistock: entry £1.50.

Beautiful South play Barnstaple.

Bere Ferrers Flower Show, afternoon, 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 david.cloke1@btinternet.com/

29ers Regatta at Torquay.

Buckfastleigh’s pop-up cinema is back, with cocktail bar and Lady Bird (15) at town hall.

Mike Leigh film Peterloo on at Calstock Arts.

SUNDAY (March 24):

Tavy 13 – half marathon.

Eliza Acty Duo at Leaping Salmon. Sample them HERE

And find poster HERE

MONDAY (March 25):

Auction day at Drakes of Tavistock.

TUESDAY (March 26):

West Devon Council meets 6.30 to discuss critical auditors’ report and new Joint Local Plan for Plymouth, West Devon & South Hams.

Talk on dowsing at Walkhampton Hall, 7.30 pm.

Horrabridge Times Chess Club at Leaping Salmon from 6.30 pm.

Sports gear auction, inc fishing kit, at Pyle’s of Hatherleigh: Bridge Auction Rooms from 10.30.

WEDNESDAY (March 27):

Plymouth players open a short run of their production of Evita at Devonport Playhouse (until the weekend).

Okehampton Auctions sale: see www.okehamptonauctions.co.uk


Q & A with Lee Spencer, Bedford Square, from 9 am.

Tornado Dinghy Regatta, Torquay.

Quiz night in support of Horrabridge Twinning: school hall, 7.30 pm.

Drawn To The Valley – annual Tamar Valley art show opens at AONB Centre, Drakewalls, near Gunnislake.

To look further ahead, call up the Horrabridge Times What’s On Calendar HERE

For this week’s local event posters, road closure announcements, and Cartoon Of The Week, call up our Postboard page HERE

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