What's On in Sidmouth
'What’s On in Sidmouth' listings are compiled each week by Sidmouth Town Council. Last entries to be received on the Monday prior to the Friday Herald publication.
Please note: What’s On Events Listing Service is provided for clubs/organisations which are non-profit making and/or have charitable status.
Below a day by day list of events that are happening in Sidmouth this week
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22
THE RAINBOW GROUP: Stowford Rise Community Centre. 10am-1pm (cooking).1pm-3pm (arts and crafts). Arts and activities for people with learning disabilities in Sidmouth every Wednesday. For information contact Josie on 07867121051.
‘COFFEE CONCERT’: Sidholme Music Room, Sidmouth. 10.30am-12noon. ‘Journey into the Unknown’ incidental piano music. Organised by the Friends of Sidmouth Town Band.
‘GENTLE MOVES’: Sidmouth Conservative Club, Radway. 10.30-11.30am. Seated exercise class. £4 per class includes tea or coffee. Enquiries: 07970 688809.
COFFEE PLUS?: Sidmouth Methodist Hall, High St. 11am-12noon. Join us for free coffee, a chat and a short thought for the day.
SIDMOUTH VOLUNTARY SERVICES LUNCH CLUB: Twyford House, Coburg Road. 12pm. 2 or 3 course freshly cooked lunch for the over 60s available Monday to Friday. Minibus transport available. Booking essential Tel 01395 515063.
SID VALLEY MEMORY CAFE: Twyford House, Coburg Road. 2-3.45pm. Free entry. Friendly welcome to anyone with memory problems & their carers. Contact: 01395 577394.
SIDMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL PLANNING MEETING: Woolcombe House, Woolcombe Lane. 6.30pm.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23
PARISH CHURCH MUMS & TODDLERS: Lower Methodist Church Hall, High Street. 10am. Parent & toddler or baby group. £1 per family.
PARKINSONS U.K EXERCISE GROUPS: Stowford Community Centre, Chambers Close (nr Waitrose). Classes from 10am. Flexibility, fitness and fun. Contact: 01395 567762.
SIDBURY ART GROUP: Sidbury Parish Room. 10am to 12 noon. Vacancies available – self help, friendly group. Near free car park. £2 per session or £12 for 10 weeks. Enquiries: 01395 597521.
COFFEE & CHAT: St Peter’s Church Hall, Sidford. 11.30am-12.30pm. Walk up the Byes and call for a coffee or drive (plenty of free parking space). All welcome - only £1 towards church funds.
LADIES’ THURSDAY GROUP: the Bowd Inn, Sidford. 12 noon. Annual lunch.
SIDMOUTH MEN’S FORUM: All Saints Hall, All Saints Road. 3pm. Come & enjoy an afternoon in a friendly atmosphere. Guests welcome or call our Membership Secretary: 01395 579100. This week: Speaker Alan Worthington with ‘The Rise & Fall of Care in the Community’.
SIDMOUTH UKULELE STRUMMERS: Leigh Brown Room, Unitarian Church, Sidmouth. 7-9pm. £1.50. New members welcome. Further information - Brian 01404 44498.
SID VALLEY FOLK SINGERS: Kingswood & Devoran Hotel. 7.30pm. For rehearsals – new members always welcome. Enquiries: 01395 513910.
SIDMOUTH BALLROOM DANCING CLUB: St. Francis Hall, Sidmouth. 8-10pm. Dancers of all abilities welcome (01395 579856).
SIDFORD BADMINTON CLUB: Sidford Social Hall, Byes Lane. 8 to 10pm. New players (12yrs+) welcome – free introductory session. Come along or call 01395 514882.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24
BUMPS AND BABES: Sidmouth Children’s Centre, Stowford Centre, Chambers Close. 10-11.30am. An informal, sociable group for expectant parents and babies until they are crawling. You can also get your baby weighed.
KRECHE & CO (PARENTS & TODDLER CLUB): Primley Church Hall. 10am. £1 per family (01404 814246).
RUBBER BRIDGE: Sidmouth Cricket Club.1.15pm to 4pm every Friday. New members very welcome. Enquiries: Phil Hibbert 01395 515456.
ADULT COLOURING CLUB: Sidmouth Library. Every Friday 2-4pm. All welcome, young, old, male, female. A relaxing way to spend a couple of hours, a chance to chat, relax and be creative. All materials supplied. For further information contact Sidmouth Library 01395 512192.
SIDMOUTH WRITERS: Twyford House, Coburg Road. 2 to 4pm. Friendly & supportive group. Bring notebook & pen. Entry £2.50 to cover room & teas. Come along or more information: 01395 519848.
SCRABBLE AFTERNOON: Abbeyfield Court, Station Road, Sidmouth. 2.30pm – 4.30pm. The Abbeyfield Sidmouth Society. Join us for a friendly game - £1 including tea. Now every Friday.
SALCOMBE REGIS FOLK DANCE CLUB: St Peters Church Hall, Sidford. 7 to 9pm. Contact for more information: 01395 513131. New members welcome.
SIDMOUTH CANASTA GROUP: Sidford Methodist Church. 7.30pm (free parking behind Spar). New players always welcome. More details: 01395 579856.
‘SIDMOUTH STORYNIGHT FOR GROWN-UPS’: Kennaway House, Sidmouth, EX10 8NG. 7.30pm. Storyteller Katy Cawkwell tells "Perseus and Medusa”. Not suitable for under 14s. Tickets £8 from Paragon Books or £10 on the door.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25
FRIENDS OF THE BYES COMMUNITY GROUP: meet on Saturday mornings in the community orchard. 10am - 12 midday. New volunteers welcome. For more information phone Kati on 07817 041239 or 01395 578344 or email FOTByes@ gmail.com.
STEPPING OUT – LOVE TO DANCE?: Kennaway House, Sidmouth. 10.30am-noon. Free dancing for the over 50s. A cross-cultural fusion of social and world dance styles with contemporary movement. No experience or partner required. Enquiries: 07581 559216.
SPRING ART EXHIBITION: East Devon Art Academy, Old Fore Street, Sidmouth. 12 noon to 4pm. Open weekends until the end of March.
SID VALE CARNIVAL CLUB JUMBLE SALE: Sidford Social Hall, Sidford. 2pm. In aid of funds.
CINERAMA “SEARCH FOR PARADISE” SCREENING: Sidmouth Methodist Hall, High Street. 2.30pm & 7.30pm. A presentation by Michael Edgecumbe on his giant Omniscope screen + full stereophonic sound (Cert U). Admission Free - retiring collection for the Norah Harbour Bursary Fund & the Paul Lock Memorial Fund.
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26
PRIMLEY CHURCH SERVICE: Primley UR Church, Primley Road. 10am. Tea or coffee after the service. Preacher Rev Jeff Armitstead.
EAST DEVON PÉTANQUE CLUB: Thorn Park Golf Centre, Salcombe Regis. 11am (every Sunday). New players welcome. Visit www.eastdevonpetanque.btck.co.uk.
JAZZ IN THE AFTERNOON: Kennaway House Cellar Bar, Coburg Road, Sidmouth. 3 to 5.30pm. Pete Allen Jazz Band - £14.50 at the door. Licensed bar – light snacks available. Further information: 07899 925194.
‘ISCA QUARTET & QUINTET’: Sidholme Music Room, Sidmouth. 3.30pm. Haydn ‘Emperor’ and Dvorak ‘American’. Retiring collection for Restoration Fund.
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27
TAI CHI & QIGONG CLASSES: Kennaway House, Coburg Road, Sidmouth. Various classes from 9am to 8pm. Contact: 07813 318357.
STRETCH, TONE AND AEROBIC CLASS FOR OVER 60s: Twyford House, Coburg Road, Sidmouth. Mondays 9.30-10.30am. Fun and effective. Details 01395 519635.
STAY AND PLAY WITH HEALTH CLINIC: Sidmouth Children’s Centre, Stowford Centre, Chambers Close. 9.30am – 11am. Drop in group for parents/carers and their under 5s to stay and play together. Enjoy exploring, socialising and being creative with the activities on offer.
KESWICK IN DEVON: All Saints Church, Sidmouth. 10am and 7pm. Every day to Friday 3rd March. A week of stimulating Bible teaching, lively worship and prayer ministry. No tickets, no up front charges, all welcome, full details visit www.keswickindevon.org.uk.
LADIES (OVER 50’S) KEEP FIT TO MUSIC: Sidbury Parish Room. 10.15 to 11.15am. Everybody welcome. Good for core stability, flexibility and posture. Enquiries: 01404 46443.
SIDMOUTH ORCHESTRAL CLUB: URC Hall, Primley Road, Sidmouth. 10.15am - 12.15pm every Monday (except Bank Holidays). Lighthearted classical orchestra, string players especially welcome. 01395 568053 for further information.
‘I.T AND COFFEE’: Sidmouth Library.11am-12noon. An informal social get together to help you with you tablet, phone or laptop.
ST FRANCIS’ TODDLER GROUP: St Francis Church Hall, Woolbrook. 1 - 3pm. Entry £1.
DUPLICATE BRIDGE Sidmouth Rugby Club, Heydons Lane EX10 8NJ.1.15 for 1.30 pm start – also Thursday. Visitors (£3) very welcome. No partner necessary as standby available. Contact: 01395 578097 or bridgewebs.com/sidmouth .
WHIST DRIVE: Sidford Social Hall. 2pm. Whist players needed – any ability. £2 in aid of Devon Air Ambulance. All welcome.
WRITING GROUP: Kennaway House, Coburg Road, Sidmouth. 2-4pm. Small friendly writing group meets every Monday (except Bank Holidays). £5 to cover hire of room. Enquiries: 01395 515548.
SIDBURY SHORT MAT BOWLS CLUB: Sidbury Village Hall. 6.45-9.30pm. Also Thursday evening and afternoon 2-4.30pm. Equipment available - new members welcome. Enquiries: drop in or call 01395 512013.
SIDMOUTH & HONITON STAMP CLUB: Twyford House, Coburg Road. 7.30pm. Sarah Bennett with ‘Postcards from the First World War’. Visitors always welcome. Doors open 6.45pm.
WESTCOUNTRY KICKERS LINE DANCE CLASSES: St Francis Church Hall, Woolbrook Road, Sidmouth. 7.45 to 9.30pm. For further info: 01395 512569.
TABLE TENNIS: Sidford Social Hall, Byes Lane. 8-10pm. New club – all ages and levels of experience welcome. Contact: 01395 515249.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28
CITIZENS ADVICE BUREAU: Sidmouth Library, Blackmore Drive, Sidmouth. 9.30am to 12.30pm. Drop in for free, independent & confidential advice.
COFFEE BREAK: Sidford Methodist Church.10am to 12 noon. Coffee or tea and biscuits 60p. Proceeds to Church Funds.
RUBBER BRIDGE Sidmouth Rugby Club, Heydons Lane EX10 8NJ. 1.15 for 1.30 pm start – also Friday. Visitors (£3) very welcome. No partner necessary as standby available. Contact: 01395 578097 or bridgewebs.com/sidmouth.
SIDFORD SHORT MAT BOWLS CLUB: Sidford Social Hall. 2-4pm – also Wednesday. Equipment available. New members welcome - call in or contact 01395 516130.
SIDMOUTH FLOWER ARRANGEMENT CLUB: St. Francis Church Hall, Woolbrook. 2pm. Members’ lunch.
CAFÉ SCIENTIFIQUE: Cellar Bar, Kennaway House, Sidmouth. 3pm. ‘How to drill a well’. Dr Chris Goodyear talks about drilling for oil. Everyone welcome. Free entry but please buy a drink.
SIDMOUTH METHODIST WESLEY GUILD: the Methodist Church Hall, High Street. Open from 7pm. ‘Food is my Pharmacy’ with speaker Peter Taylor. Everyone is welcome to any or all of our meetings. Subscription £1 per week to include refreshments.
SEQUENCE DANCE CLASSES FOR BEGINNERS: Stowford Centre, Sidmouth. 8pm. £10 per couple. Enquiries: 01395 279563.
SIDFORD FOLK DANCE CLUB: Sidford Social Hall, Byes Lane. 8pm. New members always welcome. Contact: 01395 514161.
SIDMOUTH SOCIAL BADMINTON CLUB: Sidmouth College. 8-10pm. New members welcome Contact Mrs Poole 01395 514581.