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Blackadder Goes Forth is a huge success!

By Helen Shingler:   Last night I spent a very enjoyable few hours at the delightful little theatre in Bodmin Street, Holsworthy, watching the latest performance by the Holsworthy Amateur […]

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Bude Heritage Weekend

Well, the weather has changed specially for a weekend of Leopallooza and Heritage.  Let’s hope it is kind! Info below is taken from the full Heritage Weekend programme which may […]

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Updates to our Be Nostalgic Section

Our ‘Be Nostalgic’ section, which includes lots and lots of photos of Bude (and Beyond) covering the last century and longer has had a little refresh courtesy of our wonderful […]

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Royal Naval Association Bude Branch, June meeting.

Report by Binzy Reynolds: Our June meeting at the Falcon Hotel was well attended. The Chairman opened the meeting at 19.30 prompt. A minute’s silence followed the usual verse from […]

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Americans visit Bude in search of Pamela Colman Smith

This post was originally written last year. I was asked to again meet with a group of visitors to Bude today, searching out the burial site of Pamela Colman Smith, […]

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Look at our Be Nostalgic site!

Phew! Sterling work from Rob and Dean on our Be Nostalgic site.  If you see these guys, get them a drink because they deserve it for their monumental efforts recently […]

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The Man Engine arrives at Wadebridge

Photos by Denise Blay You’ve all heard of the Man Engine, but if you haven’t this comes from the Cornish Mining site: Powered by Volvo, the largest mechanical puppet ever […]

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Play detective and join exciting new hunt for the Easter bunny

The public can play detective and help experts solve the mystery of the origins of the Easter bunny as part of a different kind of Easter hunt this year. People […]

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Brackenside House gets listed

Torridge Council and many locals are celebrating the listing of “Brackenside House” near Bucks Cross on the National Heritage Register at Grade II by Historic England. The house which had […]

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D-Day Beer for Bude

Finally, after 9 days, we are reconnected. Disconnection  could not have come at a worse time, but we are back. I promised I’d mention this and I am… Tuesday 6th […]

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41 – the magic garden!

41 is the age we officially get into gardening, a new survey has revealed. Goodness, somehow I missed it, maybe because I had just had my last baby at that […]

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Recreating Bude at War

                       The exciting Bude at War re-enactment is happening in September. Its organisation is a whole community event (whatever your feelings about […]

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For Holocaust Memorial Day

The story of an Englishman in Auschwitz Andy Pearce, UCL On January 21 1943, an Englishman, his Dutch wife, and their two-year-old son, arrived at the so-called “Altejudenrampe”, the old […]

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