Cornish indie film Bait, which picked up Best Debut in the BAFTAs, is at Yelverton Cinema this Saturday, doors 7 for 7.30 (Feb 8).
It stars Edward Rowe, previously best known as the comedian Kernow King. His first hit video, a rewrite of Uptown Girl on the theme of Camborne Maids, has become hard to find on YouTube but will no doubt turn up on Amazon soon. Meanwhile, thanks to a Cornish surfer site, we were able to find it still playing this week HERE though you might need to be signed into Facebook.
Meanwhile, Friday, Meavy Cinema has the sailing saga Maiden.
Amdram event of the local season is the annual panto put on by Meavy Amateur Dramatics, from Wednesday next week, Feb 15-19.
Ice Queen Of Meavy is latest in a series of productions the company have written themselves, with much-enjoyed local jokes. Tickets via Walkhampton Inn, Royal Oak, Dartmoor Bakery, Game Larder.
Meanwhile, Buckland Monachorum Drama Group are still doing Dick Turpin this Thurs, Fri, Sat.
Exeter Northcott is hosting a play by and with John Cleese next week.
Theatre Royal starts a run of Agatha Christie’s most famous whodunnit, The Mousetrap, next weekend.
Last chance for tickets for Radio Walkham Ball at the school this Saturday.
Collectors fair at West Point, Exeter, all this weekend.
Horrabridge Parish Council meets on Tuesday – making a local memorial seat out of the old Granfer Oak is on the agenda.
Also to mention
Fairport Convention at Exeter Corn Exchange on Thursday.
Kathryn Roberts of Bedford Green corner is advertising a three-bed cottage in the village on Horrabridge Noticeboard.
And another Little List
Top 50 “gastropubs” list published this week included
Cornish Arms, Tavistock
The Mariners, Rock
The Swan, Bampton
St Tudy Inn, Bodmin
Cadeleigh Arms, Tiverton
Five Bells, Cullompton
And that’s all for now …