Posts for Arts & Culture

When will we hear the St Michaels bells again?

By Tony Gurd: So many people have approached our church to ask: “when will we hear the bells again” and we absolutely understand … The Church bells regulate so many lives in Bude. Well, we have been working hard. We found some unnerving cracks in the Bell tower (or Bellcote […]

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Something to look forward to …

Something to look forward to …

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Remembrance Sunday, Bude

Due to the Covid 19 restrictions, there will be no Bude Remembrance parade or service this year. At 11 o’clock, the Two Minute Silence and the laying of wreaths will take place on Shalder Hill, Bude. This will be live-streamed on their Facebook page for all to watch and will […]

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Bude GCHQ goes red for Remembrance Day

Remembrance honours the service and sacrifice of our Armed Forces, veterans and their families. GCHQ’s partnership with the military stretches back over 100 years. Today, they work with the Armed Forces on the frontline in conflict zones to protect personnel and equipment. It is the fifth year in a row […]

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Competition for aspiring artists

Aspiring artists across the UK now have the opportunity to showcase their artwork to thousands of UK shoppers as Binary Botanical launches its new art competition, swapping their outdoor advertising budget for their launch in Sainsbury’s in favour of supporting young/aspiring artists right when they need it most. With the […]

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Next up – fireworks – helping your dog to cope

From Dogs Trust:   Before:   Make your house and garden escape-proof. Dogs can try to run away if they’re scared. Close your windows and curtains, turn the lights on, and try switching on the TV to help disguise the noise.    Go for walkies before dark. Make sure you get out well before any fireworks […]

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Cornwall advises against making Halloween Covid sinister

From Cornwall Council: Like a sinister spirit, COVID-19 is looking for easy ways to invade households and pass from person to person this Halloween. House parties and trick-or-treating provide the perfect opportunity for the virus to spread throughout our communities. Cornwall Council’s Public Health team is urging people to stay safe and remember […]

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Tier 1 Halloween advice

From Devon & Cornwall Police: This year we’re asking everyone, whatever they are doing for Halloween, to take extra care in this Tier 1 area. Follow the rule of six, wear a face covering when appropriate, wash your hands regularly and make space. Sorry… No trick or treat this Halloween […]

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Diana Ross reschedules Eden for 2021

Diana Ross has been rescheduled to play at the Eden Sessions in 2021, after her 2020 show was postponed due to the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. The global legend, one of the most successful recording artists and entertainers of all time, will perform at Eden on Tuesday 29 June […]

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Local mental health charity invites people to help lift spirits this Christmas

Mental health charity Devon Mind is proud to have teamed up with a renowned local singer-songwriter to launch ‘Home This Christmas’, a campaign which seeks to bring the community together and help people feel less isolated during this unique and challenging holiday season. The lead-up to Christmas can be one […]

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Shop local campaign: Cracking Glass Designs

As part of our new ‘shop local’ campaign, Bude & Beyond is offering to give a mention to any local business which wants to send us some info and photos. Email is budeandbeyond@gmail.com We’ve been contacted by another small business for a mention, so here we have the lovely Cracking […]

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Working together – Bude library and Bude baggers

Bude Baggers, the lovely people who make those fabulous Morsbags, have made some for Bude library customers who use the ‘click and collect’ and ‘pick and mix’ book service. Another excellent local initiative!  

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Rewards for Frontline Heroes

Check out this new website Rewards for Frontline Heroes. As Covid-19 numbers rise, as parts of the country are on the verge of lockdown, and as numbers requiring hospital treatment once again rise for the second wave, it is those on the emergency services’ frontline who are taking the risks […]

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Olly Murs pre-sale opens

Sorry to say that I had to look up who Olly Murs is but it seems he’s very popular so it’s a scoop for The Wyldes. Those signed up to the newsletter get a pre-scale option to buy tickets, whih go on general sale in two days. Apparently, he was […]

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