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Outdoor performance of Sherlock Holmes in Bude

Review by Chris Constable: Going to the theatre, even an outdoor theatre, is a whole new experience in lockdown. Social distancing has to be maintained and on arrival at Ebbingford Manor two of the actors, equipped with 2m long sticks, were showing people to their spaces on the grass. In […]

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Men needed – let’s salsa!

By Helen Shingler: Last night was my second week at the new SALSA class that is being held in Bridgerule Village Hall.  The class goes under the title of ‘SALSA BUDE’ although geographically in Devon. As it’s only 15 minutes up the road from Bude and not subject to the […]

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Creative Networking Event at The Castle

Feature by Helen Shingler: The Castle Bude hosted a Creative Networking Event on Wednesday organised by Cultivator Cornwall which for the past few years has been offering business support in various ways for creative businesses in the region. The evening featured two businesses in Cornwall which have benefited from support […]

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Check out Yesterday at the Rebel

It’s now only on evening showings at The Rebel, but if you get chance, do go and see Danny Boyle’s Yesterday. I won’t ruin the storyline but basically, a struggling teacher turned musician realises he’s the only person on earth who can remember The Beatles after waking up in an […]

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Sweet as can be at Sweet P

Popped into The Strand shopping arcade/mall, call it what you will, this week, and had the opportunity to buy some Sweet P chocolate. It has to be said that there is simply no comparison between artisan chocolate and the mass produced stuff. I will eat both as I can’t afford […]

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Inspiring art exhibition at The Castle Heritage Centre

By Helen Shingler: This is a joint collaboration by four local artists who have been inspired through attending the art classes of Lynne Holehouse of Seventh Wave Gallery.  Coral Locke,  Mary Tilzey, Heather Virgin and Julie Howes are currently exhibiting their individual work in the downstairs Studio at Bude Castle […]

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Flower Festival 2019 – St Andrew’s Church, Stratton

  By Helen Shingler: Stratton Flower Festival held every year at St. Andrew’s Church was once again a visual delight!  The theme this year was ‘Celebrating the Colours of the Rainbow’ and the displays were indeed very colourful. There were 18 exhibits in all, interpreting the theme in very individual […]

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The Rectory Tea Rooms at Morwenstow

By Helen Shingler:   If you fancy a little drive out from Bude for a change with friends, but the males want a pint and the females prefer a cream tea, then Morwenstow is an excellent choice!  Although I live locally this is only the second time I have actually […]

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Swann Songs at the Falcon

By Binzy Reynolds: On Wednesday 10th April at the Falcon Hotel, Bude, Jan Baker, Robert Barber, and Peter Clarke, performed their tribute to composer Donald Swann, who was probably best known as one half of Flanders and Swann. He wrote and performed comic songs with Micheal Flanders and their shows […]

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Bude RNA Fun Quiz Night

  By Binzy Reynolds: The Bude branch of the Royal Naval Association held its third annual ‘Fun Quiz’ at the Falcon Hotel on Monday 8th April. The event was extremely well supported with well over twenty teams of six taking part. A hundred questions were split into ten sections of […]

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Bohemian Rhapsody at The Rebel

It’s had mixed reviews from the national press, with complaints that the film didn’t really touch upon Freddie Mercury’s private life, but I, along with many others at Bude’s Rebel Cinema this afternoon, really enjoyed it. Rami Malek as the Queen frontman played a brilliant part. The critics have to […]

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Wednesday choice at The Temple, Bude

Review of The Temple, by Joanne Sands: For those who don’t know TEMPLE at 10 Granville Terrace in Bude, they are trying out some different menus on chosen Wednesdays throughout the Autumn/Winter season. Last Wednesday saw the first one which was a Ramen night! I had never tried this before but […]

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