Westward Ho! Baptist Church

  • Nelson Drive
  • Westward Ho!
  • Bideford
  • Devon
  • EX39 1LQ

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Just The Ladies headerL.I.F.T.O.F.F  
Ladies in Fellowship Together – One Friendly Family

We have now celebrated 14 years of meeting together as ladies. We thank God for the opportunity to be together in learning, praying, sharing, caring and having fellowship and of course the inevitable cups of tea afterwards!!! 

We have many different speakers on lots of different topics. There are 30 or so ladies *gathering each Tuesday and we continue to grow… come and join us!!! You will be welcome whether or not you attend Sunday services.

*except for session breaks - see schedule below


7th January Social Afternoon with short presentation by David Frisby
14th January Speaker:John Carvosso - TRGOW
21st January Speakers:  Andy Weir & Judith Boys
28th January

The Work of the Devon & Cornwall Police and Crime Commissioner  - Mick Harrison 
(MEN invited)

4th February Social Afternoon with Andy Weir
11th February Ladies Time Out
18th February Speaker: John Stedman - 'A Miracle of Nature'
25th February Speaker: Lorraine Eade - 'Isles of the North'
3rd March Social Afternoon
10th March Ilfracombe Harbourmaster - Capt Georgina Carlo-Paat   (MEN invited)
17th March Speaker: Rowena Rheid - Devon Air Ambulance 
24th March Speaker: Morris Poole - 'Appledore in the 50s and 60s'
31st March Speaker: Eric Moore - 'French Fries', followed by BIRTHDAY TEA
7th April Social Afternoon
  Break until 21st April


Above: 14th Anniversary March 26th 2019
A former leader of LIFT-OFF cuts the cake

Lift-Off 13th Anniversary

Above: 13th Anniversary March 27th 2018  Click image for more photos
Speaker: Joy Trythall - Hebron School India
left to right: some of the Lift-Off team - Wendy Curtis; Marlene Inch;
Ruth Reynolds; Jan Wright; Judith Boys
Cutting the cake: Joy Trythall


Above: 12th Anniversary March 28th 2017
Speaker: Sadie Green - Exporting North Devon Pottery to the New World


 Above: 11th Anniversary Tuesday March 22nd 2016
Speaker: Dick Chamings  For more photos click cake

Above: LIFTOFF 10th Anniversary Tuesday March 31st 2015
Speaker Muriel Hodges - 'Jerusalem'
left to right: Alfie (leader) Angela (secretary) Sheila (cake)

Above: 9th Anniversary - speaker Val Kift 8th April 2014
left to right Marlene (event organiser),
Sheila (who made the amazing cake) Alfie (Leader) and Angela (secretary)

MORE Anniversary PHOTOS  are available  by clicking here


Above: LIFT-OFF Ladies Lunch March 2014 at Country Cousins Westward-Ho
MORE Lunch PHOTOS  are available  by clicking here  


Above: Visit to Gild House, June 2013

MORE PHOTOS of the LIFT OFF Summer Outing to The Gild House, Poundstock, Nr. Bude, are available  by clicking here  

Above:  Lift Off 8th anniversary March 2013
Left to right:  Alfie Wilson, Angela Lovering, Sheila Littlejohns


Ladies in Lavendar

 Above: Ladies In Lavendar
 LIFTOFF Ladies at a visit to The Lavendar Farm in 2012