What's On In Sidmouth This Week

WHAT’S ON IN SIDMOUTH FROM SEPTEMBER 22 TO SEPTEMBER 30 2017
The 'What’s On' is compiled each week by Sidmouth Town Council.  Last entries to be received on the Monday prior to the Friday publication.  Notices can be posted to Sidmouth Town Council, Woolcombe House, Woolcombe Lane, Sidmouth, EX10 9BB or sent by e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or by phone to 01395 512424.
Please note:  What’s On Events Listing Service is provided for clubs/organisations which are non-profit making and/or have charitable status.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22
KENNAWAY HOUSE PRODUCE & CRAFT MARKET: Cellar Bar, Kennaway House. 9am-3pm every Friday. Various produce and craft sellers with innovative products on sale – each week different stalls. Café.
SIDMOUTH’S FREE SUMMER HOPPER BUS SERVICE:  a hop on, hop off service running daily with a route across town from Peak Hill (Mutter's Moor car park) to Salcombe Hill (The Donkey Sanctuary). Further details 01395 516441 (full timetable available at Sidmouth Information Centre).
ARTBEAT ART EXHIBITION & SALE: Kennaway House. 10am-5.30pm. To September 24. Zan Nye, various artists. Free entry.
SIDMOUTH MUSEUM: Church Street, Sidmouth. 10am – 4pm.Open every day except Sunday (Mondays 1-4pm). From Jurassic Coast to arrival of the railways, via fishing village, Regency & Victorian times. Free admission.
KRECHE & CO (PARENTS & TODDLER CLUB): Primley Church Hall. 10am. £1 per family (01404 814246).
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.
DEVON OPEN ART STUDIOS 2017: Thorn Park Golf Centre, Salcombe Regis. Victoria Goodman, oil painter 11am-5pm to 23 September. Free guide from Sidmouth Information Centre and the Library or see www.devonartistnetwork.co.uk.
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.
SIDMOUTH BOWLING CLUB MATCH: Club Pavilion, Coburg Terrace EX10 8NH. 1.30pm Lampeter (greys).
SCRABBLE AFTERNOON: Abbeyfield Court, Station Road, Sidmouth. 2.30pm – 4.30pm.  The Abbeyfield Sidmouth Society.  Join us for a friendly game - £1 including tea.
SALCOMBE REGIS FOLK DANCE CLUB: St Peters Church Hall, Sidford. 7 to 9pm. Contact for more information: 01395 513131. New members welcome.
‘SIDMOUTH STORYNIGHT FOR GROWN-UPS’: Kennaway House, Sidmouth, EX10 8NG. 7.30pm. Storyteller Graham Langley with musician Pam Bishop tell ’50 Shades of Graham’. Not suitable for under 14s. Tickets £8 from Paragon Books or on the door.
SIDMOUTH CANASTA GROUP: Sidford Methodist Church. 7.30pm (free parking behind Spar). New players always welcome. More details: 01395 579856. 
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23
COFFEE MORNING: St Peter’s Church Hall, Sidford. 10am. Usual stalls and raffle. Proceeds to Mothers Union projects overseas.
FRIENDS OF THE BYES COMMUNITY GROUP: meet on Saturday mornings. 10am - 12 midday. Throughout September we invite the public to join us in wildflower seed collecting (weather permitting). New volunteers welcome. Please call Kati on 07817 041239, email FOTByes@ gmail.com, website www.sidmouth-byes.org.uk .
SIDMOUTH MUSEUM YOUNG VISITOR ‘DROP IN’ MORNING: Church Street, Sidmouth.10.30am-12.30pm. Activities include Fossil Rubbings, Origami, Collage and Storytelling. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
SIDMOUTH & EAST DEVON WALKING FESTIVAL: runs to September 29. 3 walks each day. To book 01395 516441 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . 1.30pm Festival Launch Event at Kennaway House, Coburg Road, Sidmouth EX10 8NG.
SIDMOUTH BOWLING CLUB MATCH: Club Pavilion, Coburg Terrace EX10 8NH. 2pm Closing Drive.
SIDFORD W.I CRAFT AFTERNOON: Sidford Social Hall, Byes Lane. 2 to 4pm. Everyone is welcome and we have several Crafts for you to try out. £2.50 including tea and biscuits + a small cost for materials. Booking essential as limited places for some of the crafts. Call Beryl on 01395 579725.
SIDMOUTH ILLUMINATED CARNIVAL 2017: around 30 to 40 floats leave Woolbrook around 7.15pm and process into town.
NORMAN LOCKYER OBSERVATORY OPEN EVENING: Salcombe Hill. 7.15pm. Theme: Cepheid Variable Stars. Famous telescopes, planetarium, meteorology. Night sky viewing, only when dark and clear at night. Enquiries: 01395 579941 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
PIATTI STRING QUARTET: Sidmouth Parish Church. 7.30pm. Works by Ravel, Bridge, Phibbs and Beethoven. Sidmouth Concert Society. Tickets £16 from Paragaon Books or on the door.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 24
HARVEST FESTIVAL PRIMLEY CHURCH SERVICE:  Primley UR Church, Primley Road. 10.30am. Tea or coffee after the service. Preacher Rev Robin Laird.
EAST DEVON PÉTANQUE CLUB: Thorn Park Golf Centre, Salcombe Regis. 11am every Sunday, and Wednesdays at 2.15pm. 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’s Hot Four with vocalist Hilda Clemas - £13.50 at the door. Licensed bar – light snacks available. Further information: 07899 925194. 
AN AFTERNOON WITH NOEL COWARD - 'A TALENT TO AMUSE': Sidholme Music Room, Sidmouth. 3.30-4.30pm. Joan Edgecumbe, John Brindley, Andrew Scott, accompanied by Dorothy Worthington. Retiring collection.
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25
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.
BABY SING AND SIGN GROUP: All Saints Church, Sidmouth. 9.45am: Sing and Sign 6+ months. 10.40am: 14+ months. Learn Baby Signing the fun way through music, props, songs and signs.  Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to book your space or enquire about a free taster session.
TWO SOLO ART EXHIBITIONS & SALES: Kennaway House. 10am-5.30pm. To October 2. Favell Beven-Arti and George Hutchinson. Free entry.
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.
READING GROUP: Sidmouth Library. 3-4.30pm. Group for those with memory loss and their carers. Details: 01395 513171.
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.
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, SEPTEMBER 26
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.
FREE GUIDED WESTERN SIDMOUTH WALK: Sidmouth Museum, Church Street. 10.30am. Free guided stroll around the Western side of town, hearing about a Royal Death, King Chit and the Field by the Fort. No booking required.1.5-2hrs.
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 579678.
SIDMOUTH FLOWER ARRANGEMENT CLUB:  Sidholme Hotel. 2pm. Sue Griffiths with ‘Burnished Beauty’.
TEA DANCE FOR CHILDRENS’ HOSPICE S.W: All Saints Church Hall, Sidmouth EX10 8ES. 2.30pm. £3 inc tea,coffee & biscuit. Further details: 01395 579856 or 577122.
SEQUENCE DANCE CLASSES FOR BEGINNERS: Stowford Centre, Sidmouth. 8pm. £10 per couple. Enquiries: 01395 279563.
SIDMOUTH SOCIAL BADMINTON CLUB: Sidmouth College. 8-10pm. New members welcome Contact Mrs Poole 01395 514581.
SIDFORD FOLK DANCE CLUB: Sidford Social Hall, Byes Lane. 8pm. New members always welcome. Contact: 01395 514161.
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27
MEDITATION CLASS: Beacon Medical Centre, Stowford, Sidmouth. Each Wednesday 10am. Guided 25 minute non-religious, mindfulness based relaxation. Check availability: 07813 318357 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
‘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.
FREE GUIDED GEOLOGY WALK: Sidmouth Museum, Church Street. 2pm. Along the Esplanade to learn about the Jurassic Coast, geology and formation. No booking required. 1.5-2hrs.
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 SOCIETY OF ARTISTS MEETING: Kennaway House, Coburg Road, Sidmouth. 7pm. Artist demonstration by Mike Jory entitled 'Sheep in Landscape' in Acrylics. Visitors welcome but must be accompanied by a society member. Entrance £2. Refreshments.
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28
PARISH CHURCH MUMS & TODDLERS: Lower Methodist Church Hall, High Street. 10am. Parent & toddler or baby group. £1 per family.
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.
FREE GUIDED EASTERN SIDMOUTH WALK: Sidmouth Museum, Church Street. 10.30am. Discover the history of Blackmore Gardens and tunnels, the Poorhouse and Jail, Elysian Fields and a Hospital in a Cottage. No booking required. 1.5-2hrs.
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.
TOUR OF ST GILES’ CHURCH, SIDBURY: 2.30pm. Final chance this season for guided tour of this ancient church including the Saxon Crypt. Teas served in Norman tower.
SID VALE 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, SEPTEMBER 29
KENNAWAY HOUSE PRODUCE & CRAFT MARKET: Cellar Bar, Kennaway House. 9am-3pm every Friday. Various produce and craft sellers with innovative products on sale – each week different stalls. Café.
KRECHE & CO (PARENTS & TODDLER CLUB): Primley Church Hall. 10am. £1 per family (01404 814246).
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.
RUBBER BRIDGE: Sidmouth Cricket Club.1.30pm to 4pm every Friday. New members very welcome. Enquiries: Ian 01395 512782.
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. 
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30
SID VALE CARNIVAL CLUB – COFFEE/BREAKFAST MORNING: Sidford Social Hall, Byes Lane. 9 to 11.30am. In aid of Carnival Club funds.
 

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