Bideford Catholic Churches

Previous Social events, Stories and Pictures

Previous Parish Events

21st August - "A Knight out in Torbay" with the KSC. Coach, Ferry, Steam Train trip and afternoon cream tea with Father Candy at Paignton. See here for photos.

KSC Excursion, Steam Railway and Exmoor Tour:- Wednesday 24th April:- With The Knights of St Columba - Coach to Bishops Lydeard, West Somerset Steam Railway trip to Minehead, free time in Minehead and afternoon tour of Exmoor, stopping for tea.

Monday 20th August:- The Knights of St Columba, River Cruise and day out in Exmouth and Exeter.
Photo slide-show here.

Sunday 12th August:- Annual Parish Bar-B-Q at Blights Garage
Photo slide-show here.

Friday 22nd June:- KSC Centenery Year Mass of Celebration, was held at the Church of the Sacred Heart, Bideford. The Mass was followed by a Bar-B-Q in the Church garden. Kathleen Salter, has produced a write-up see further details here.

Tuesday 22nd May. KSC All day 'Trip to Wells & Glastonbury'.

Easter Saturday 2018. Photos of the Blessing of the Easter Food Baskets. (Description of the meaning of the Blessing of the Easter Food).

Tuesday 5th September 2017 The Knights of St Columba organised a very successful coach trip, to Falmouth, the River Fal & onward to Truro. There was an exciting, (if a little wet) boat trip to Truro, where some parishioners took the opportunity to visit Truro Cathedral.

Saturday 1st July 2017  In the Sacred Heart gardens and Parish Room. The Parish held a "Cream Tea Summer Fayre" Delicious cream teas and a range of home-made cakes were to be had, a Raffle - 1st prize was £100! A tombola stall and a host of 'Fayre Favourites' were laid out in the gardens.  A total of £1,160 was made on the day, a fantastic amount over tea!

27th May 2017 Richard and Linda Escott held a CAFOD "Afternoon Tea Party", at their home in Bideford. They were delighted with the outcome as £1070 was made for CAFOD. Thank-you to everyone who helped, attended and supported the day."

16th May 2017 The Knights of Saint Columba organised a 'charabanc' trip for our Parishioners, to Chideock and the Shrine of the Dorset Martyrs, thence to Seaton and on to Colyton by vintage electric tram.   A slide-show of photographs, can be seen here.

8th April 2017 Father Ralph, organised a "Lenten day of Retreat"
  A 'slide-show' of photographs of the day - Click here to view.

19th August 2016 - Farewell Party for Father Terry and Bridget
Photo slide-show