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Upcoming Events

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Get the help, support and advice that you need.

 

The HELP 4 ALL event will be a beneficial day for all those attend, offering help & advice to those who need it the most.

Whether people are in need advice on the cost of living crisis, looking for work or need someone to talk to about their individual needs, we aim to have the right people on the ground and ready to help where they can.

The day will have representatives from local councils, the NHS and the Police, along with voluntary groups such as Barnstaple Food Bank, NDVS and local charities who help people on a daily basis.

There will be local employers at the event offering on the spot interviews for active roles in the Barnstaple area. Work coaches from the Job Centre

Throughout the whole day there will be a place to sit and have a hot drink and a piece of cake. So whether you need help / advice or just a chat with a friendly face, pop down and see what’s on offer to help you.

Apply for a stand

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Carols on the Square – The Veterans Charity

Saturday 10th December 2022
Carols on the Square 2022 is happening on Saturday 10 December!
Some amazing talent and a fabulous atmosphere. A FREE event (with donations to The Veterans Charity very gratefully accepted on the night!).
Join us and bring your voices for a fun, festive evening in a fabulous setting!

 

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The Really Big Quiz

Wednesday 23rd November 2022
Calling all quiz fans… It’s time to gather your team and pit your wits against other organisations to find the brainiest bunch in Barnstaple at The Really Big Quiz.
We are delighted to be returning to Barnstaple Hotel on November 23rd to hold this fundraising event, now in it’s 12th year. This year we are supporting the Mayor’s charities for 2022, which is split across North Devon Forum for Autistic Spectrum Conditions and ADHD, Encompass and The Veterans Charity.
To enter a team of five, simply complete our online entry form at:
 https://www.simpkinsedwards.co.uk/info/really-big-quiz/,
or
email aburton@simpkinsedwards.co.uk for more information.
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Christmas Fayre, Light Switch on & Carol Concert

Thursday 1st December 2022

 

The Barnstaple Christmas Fayre is held on the first Thursday of December. This year the event, will coincide with the Christmas Light switch on, the carol concert and late night shopping. The Strand will be filled with local craft stalls, showcasing some of the best crafts around, the perfect opportunity to grab some extra special presents. There will be street foods, bouncy castles for the little ones, hot mulled wine, and even Santa Claus in The Mayors Parlour at The Guildhall !

Apply for a craft pitch here

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DSCVR App Launches in North Devon

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The dscvr app digitally connects visitors to our businesses, driving footfall into Barnstaple and our High Street. The app shows what is available all in one place including events, shops, restaurants, bars, culture, theatres and galleries.

Town Centre Management and the Town Council will be adding events and promotions in real time, whilst independent businesses also put up promotions that they are running.

As the pandemic has taught us, supporting our local shops and restaurants has become increasingly important and as many have had to adapt throughout this last 18 months we can see more and more of our local businesses with an online presence. You can download the DSCVR App via the following link – https://www.dscvr-app.com/.

dscvr works with high street brands, local independents, community groups, attractions and venues to bring you content. The dscvr app is so easy to use – you can get at most of their content within 2 clicks…