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11.00am

North Devon Place Names & Landscape Origins – Terry Green

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Wednesday 27th September
11.00am
- 12.00pm

| £6.00

St Mary’s Hall

Local archaeologist and historian Terry Green will take you on a fascinating tour through the worthys, hams, tons, cotts and other places of North Devon and will explain how over a millennium ago place names helped to build the character of our historic landscape.


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12.30pm

First Time Ever: Peggy Seeger, her Life and Music

Peggy Seeger

Wednesday 27th September
12.30pm
- 1.30pm

| £10.00

St Mary’s Hall

Peggy Seeger is one of folk music’s most influential artists and songwriters. With her husband folk singer Ewan MacColl she helped lay the foundations of the British folk revival.


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2.00pm

Celebration of Devon Authors

Wednesday 27th September
2.00pm
- 3.30pm

| £10.00

Appledore Community Hall

Supported by Walter Henry’s this event celebrates our local talent and provides you with a chance to meet and mingle with sixteen of Devon’s finest over afternoon tea and cake kindly provided by the Coffee Cabin.


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4.00pm

The Music Shop – Rachel Joyce

Rachel Joyce

Wednesday 27th September
4.00pm
- 5.00pm

| £8.00

St Mary’s Hall

Rachael Joyce is the author of the worldwide bestseller, The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry.


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Deeper Than Indigo – Jenny Balfour Paul

Jenny Balfour Paul

Wednesday 27th September
4.00pm
- 5.00pm

| £6.00

Blue Lights Hall

Explorer, author and indigo expert Jenny Balfour Paul reveals the story of forgotten adventurer Thomas Machell, whose remarkable illustrated journals she discovered in the British Library.


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5.30pm

Open Water, Breaking Ice – Sir David Hempleman-Adams

Sir David HA

Wednesday 27th September
5.30pm
- 6.30pm

| £10.00

St Mary’s Hall

What does an explorer do next, once he’s climbed all the world’s highest peaks, walked to both the North and South Poles and ballooned across the Atlantic? You find a small boat and sail it around the top of the world! The once formidable barrier of the North East and North West passages above the Arctic Circle are likely to become passable all year in the not too distant future, changing the lives of the people and the wildlife forever. With commercial and political interest lining up to exploit the riches on offer from this once pristine environment, David Hempleman-Adams...


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8.00pm

The Postman Poet – Edward Capern in Words and Music

Edward Capern

Wednesday 27th September
8.00pm
- 10.00pm

| £10.00

St Mary’s Hall

Known as the Postman Poet, Edward Capern composed poetry and songs whilst on his post round between Bideford and Buckland Brewer in the nineteenth century.


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8.30pm

Ghost Walk 3 with Terry Bailey

Ghost Walk 3

Wednesday 27th September
8.30pm
- 10.00pm

| £6.00

The Coach & Horses, Market Street

Appledore is full of ghosts, if you know where to look. Listen for the sound of fishermen’s footsteps in Appledore’s back streets, even though no-one’s there.


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