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Diary - April 30 - May 6

PUBLISHED: 12:24 28 April 2009 | UPDATED: 10:48 07 July 2010

THURSDAY, 30/04/2009

EVENTS

FAKENHAM. First Focus Drop-in Centre, 18 Cattle Market Street: Art club with qualified help available; internet access, 10am-3pm.

THURSDAY, 30/04/2009

EVENTS

FAKENHAM. First Focus Drop-in Centre, 18 Cattle Market Street: Art club with qualified help available; internet access, 10am-3pm.

Trap Lane Pavilion: Fakenham Town Band practice, 7.30-10pm, 01328 710019 (Frances).

SWANTON MORLEY. Angel Cricket Ground, Hoe Road: Cricket Club outdoor net practice session for adults, superb facilities, three qualified coaches, new members welcome, 5pm onwards, George 01362 637620.

CONCERTS

TITTLESHALL. St Mary's Church: Organ recital by international concert organist Penny Weedon, music for all tastes on the church's Binns Organ and Penny's Yamaha Keyboard Orchestra, 7.30pm £7/concs £6, 01328 700345.

GIGS

BURNHAM THORPE. Lord Nelson: Phil and Tinks (acoustic blues), 8.45pm.

DEREHAM. Plough & Furrow, Quebec Street: Polaris (debut performance), 7.30pm.

DANCES

FAKENHAM. Community Centre, Oak Street: Line with Dave, beginners 7.15-8.15pm, improvers 8.15-9.45pm, 01328 863697.

SALES

DEREHAM. Salvation Army, St Nicholas Street: Mini market with men's and ladies' clothes, bric-a-brac etc, 9-11.30am.

FAKENHAM. Parish Church: Refreshments and stalls, 10am-1pm.

EXHIBITIONS

WELLS. GalleryPlus, Warham Road: Ongoing exhibitions/working studio, open daily Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 11am-4pm.

FRIDAY, 01/05/2009

EVENTS

DEREHAM. The Crèche Room, Leisure Centre: Little Stars Single Parent Group, every Friday, 9.30-11.30 £1 per family for refreshments, details Jo 01362 851956/07927 862334.

MATTISHALL. Pre-school building at the school: Parent and toddler group for parents/carers of pre-school children, drop in for coffee and play, 9-11.45am £1.20 per family.

SCARNING. Village Hall: Baby music, 9.45-10.30am; music and movement for pre-school children, 10.45-11.45am, 01362 690438 (Nicola).

SWANTON MORLEY. All Saints' Church: Bell ringing practice, new bell ringers always welcome, 7.30pm.

SHOWS

WELLS. Granary Theatre: Whose Line is it Anyway-style comedy, 7.30pm, 01328 710193.

GIGS

TOFTWOOD. Social Centre: Michael Ruston and Helen, 8.30pm £2/members £1.

WELLS. Corner House Bar: Rainmen, 8.30pm.

DANCES

GREAT RYBURGH. Memorial Hall, Fakenham Road: Ballroom and Latin with Sally, beginners 7.15pm, improvers 8.15pm, practice 9.15-10.15pm, 01603 897372.

STIBBARD. Village Hall: Folk and country dancing, 7.45pm 75p.

SALES

CRANWORTH. Village Hall: General auction, entries from 1pm, auction 6pm, 07940 212256.

EXHIBITIONS

WELLS. GalleryPlus, Warham Road: Ongoing exhibitions/working studio, open daily Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 11am-4pm.

SATURDAY, 02/05/2009

EVENTS

COLKIRK. Parish Church: Flowers and Crafts, flower festival, craft displays, demonstrations and sales, craft activities for all ages, home produce, refreshments, teas and lunch-time barbecues available, 10am-5pm.

DEREHAM. Mid Norfolk Railway: Steam Extravaganza, steam locomotives running including the last surviving N7 used by the LNER, details 01352 851723/email sales@mnr.org.uk.

Bishop Bonner's Cottage Museum: Museum open from 11am-4pm.

NORTH CREAKE. Village Hall: Soup lunch, 12-2pm £4 for two-course meal with tea/coffee; proceeds South Creake Memorial Pavilion and Girl Guides.

PENSTHORPE. Pensthorpe Nature Reserve: Dawn chorus walk, 5.30-8.30am £17.50 including full English breakfast; booking essential 01328 851465.

SWANTON MORLEY. Village Hall: Car boot every Saturday supporting diabetes charity and village hall, 7.30am-12, tables £4.

GIGS

DEREHAM. Conservative Club: Roger Williams, 8.30-11.45pm £3.50/members £2.50.

FAKENHAM. Rampant Horse Inn: The Punktures, 9pm.

NORTH ELMHAM. Railway Free House: Mayfest - four-day acoustic music festival, various bands and musicians, normal opening hours, £5 per day or £15 for weekend ticket including rough camping, family weekend tickets £30; bookings and information on 01362 668300.

SWANTON MORLEY. Angel Free House: Polaris (rock/pop), 8.30pm.

TOFTWOOD. Social Centre: The Peppermint Men, 8.30pm £5/members £2.50.

DANCES

SWANTON MORLEY. Village Hall: Ballroom, popular sequence and Latin dance with Derek and Shirley, 7.30-10.30pm £2.50.

SALES

BRADENHAM. Village Hall: Plant sale, 2-4pm.

COLKIRK. Village Hall: Table top and car boot, set-up 9am, public 10am-2pm pitches £5 (outside)/£6 (inside), 01328 864128.

DEREHAM. Nelson Place: Mid Norfolk Group of the Norfolk Wildlife Trust fundraising stall, with cakes, plants and preserves, 8.30-11.30am.

GREAT RYBURGH. St Andrew's Church: Wide choice of books and jigsaws for sale, coffee and cakes, 9.30am-12; proceeds to church funds.

LYNG. Village Hall: Car boot and table top, set-up 8am, public 9am-12 pitches £5, 01603 872889.

SWANTON MORLEY. Village Hall: Car boot, supporting diabetes charity and village hall, 7.30am-12, tables £4.

EXHIBITIONS

WELLS. GalleryPlus, Warham Road: Ongoing exhibitions/working studio, open daily Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 11am-4pm.

SUNDAY, 03/05/2009

EVENTS

BIRCHAM NEWTON. National Construction College: Royal Air Force Bircham Newton Memorial Project Heritage Room Open Day, discover the history of former RAF station and its satellite airfields, 11am-5pm free.

COLKIRK. Parish Church: Flowers and Crafts, flower festival, craft displays, demonstrations and sales, craft activities for all ages, home produce, refreshments, teas and lunch-time barbecues available, 10am-5pm; songs of praise 5.30pm.

DEREHAM. Mid Norfolk Railway: Steam Extravaganza, steam locomotives running including the last surviving N7 used by the LNER, details on 01352 851723 or email sales@mnr.org.uk.

PENSTHORPE. Pensthorpe Nature Reserve and Gardens: Classic and Vintage Car Rally hosted by Wymondham Old Timers, 10am-5pm free (normal entry charge applies to the visit the reserve).

REYMERSTON. Norfolk Golf and Country Club: Open day, bouncy castle for the children, craft fair, free use of 18-hole golf course, nine hole pitch and putt course, swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna and gym, 10am-5pm.

SCULTHORPE. Sculthorpe Moore Community Nature Reserve: Dawn chorus walk, 4.30am £10pp, book in advance 01328 856788.

TOFTWOOD. Social Centre: Bingo, 8pm.

CONCERTS

HOLKHAM. Holkham Hall, Marble Hall: Celebrity concert featuring Gresham's School Choir, 7.30pm £15 including glass of wine, 01328 738234 (after 3pm); proceeds St Withburga's Church, Holkham.

GIGS

MATTISHALL. Sports and Social Club: Feedback Karaoke, 8.30pm.

NORTH ELMHAM. Railway Free House: Mayfest - four-day acoustic music festival, various bands and musicians, normal opening hours, £5 per day or £15 for weekend ticket including rough camping, family weekend tickets £30; bookings and information on 01362 668300.

DANCES

LYNG. Village Hall: Sequence dance with bring and share buffet, 2.30-6pm £2; proceeds East Anglian Air Ambulance.

SALES

DEREHAM. Memorial Hall, Norwich Street: Car boot, doors 8am pitches £5; for Lions Club local charities.

EXHIBITIONS

GRIMSTON. St Botolph's Church: Art exhibition, 400 paintings by 150 artists, children's competition, 12-6pm.

WELLS. GalleryPlus, Warham Road: Ongoing exhibitions/working studio, open daily Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 11am-4pm.

MONDAY, 04/05/2009

EVENTS

BURNHAM THORPE. Lord Nelson: The King's Morris dance display, 12.30pm.

COLKIRK. Parish Church: Flowers and Crafts, flower festival, craft displays, demonstrations and sales, craft activities for all ages, home produce, refreshments, teas and lunch-time barbecues available, 10am-5pm.

DEREHAM. Mid Norfolk Railway: Steam Extravaganza, steam locomotives running including the last surviving N7 used by the LNER, details; on 01352 851723/email sales@mnr.org.uk.

FULMODESTON. Barney Bridge: Annual duck race, barbecue, tombola, licensed bar, no dogs please, 11am £1 each.

GRESSENHALL. Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse: May Day Food Fair - A Flavour of Norfolk, food producers, meet an eel fisherman and make an eel trap, history performer, master composters on hand for advice and more, 10am-5pm £8.10/concs £6.90/children (four-16) £5.80/discounts for families and groups/Norfolk Museum passholders free (includes entrance to museum and farm).

GARVESTONE. Village Hall: Toddlers group, 1.30-3pm.

REEPHAM. St Mary's Church: Musical tea with the musical friends of Valerie and Eileen, 3pm £5 including cream tea, 01603 871230.

SWANTON MORLEY. Angel Cricket Ground, Hoe Road: Cricket training for youngsters aged eight-14 (boys and girls), three qualified coaches, Clubmark accreditation, equipment provided, excellent facilities, 6-7.30pm annual membership £2 and £1.50 per session, George 01362 637620.

WELLS. The Globe Inn: The King's Morris dance display, 1.30pm; Quay, 3pm.

GIGS

NORTH ELMHAM. Railway Free House: Mayfest - four-day acoustic music festival, various bands and musicians, normal opening hours, £5 per day or £15 for weekend ticket including rough camping, family weekend tickets £30; bookings and information on 01362 668300.

DANCES

TOFTWOOD. Village Hall: Line, beginners 7.30-8.30pm £3, improvers 8.30-10pm £4, 01603 746048 (Melissa).

SALES

GRESSENHALL. Social Club, Roughholme Close: General auction, cash only, 4pm, 07963 641687 (Denise).

LANGHAM. Bluebell PH: Auction and raffle in aid of the East Anglian Air Ambulance, 9pm.

EXHIBITIONS

GRIMSTON. St Botolph's Church: Art exhibition, 400 paintings by 150 artists, children's competition, 10am-7pm.

WELLS. GalleryPlus, Warham Road: Ongoing exhibitions/working studio, open daily Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 11am-4pm/Bank Holiday Monday 11-4pm.

TUESDAY, 05/05/2009

EVENTS

DEREHAM. London Road Scout HQ: Dereham and District Toy Library and SNAP (Special Needs and Parents), term time 9am-noon, school holidays 10am-12 £1 per family, details 01362 690148/853373.

Bishop Bonner's Cottage Museum: Museum open from 2-4.30pm.

Memorial Hall: Bombs at Teatime, screening of wartime film footage, narrated by Stewart Orr, doors 6pm, starts 7pm £6, 01362 693821.

FAKENHAM. Fakenham Racecourse: National Hunt race meeting, first race 2.20pm £8 and £13.

Masonic Hall, Hayes Lane: Fakenham Flower Club's anniversary evening, 7.30pm £5/members £2.

SCARNING. Village Hall: Art group, all abilities (beginners welcome), 9am-12 £4 (tea/coffee included), £4 per morning, just come along/ring 01362 687943.

SCULTHORPE. Village Hall: Fakenham Choral Society meeting, 7.30pm, 01328 851848.

WALSINGHAM. Village Hall: Baby and toddler group, regular meetings for all accompanied birth to five-year-olds welcome, 9.30-11.30am, 01263 821507.

WHINBURGH. Whinburgh & Westfield Hut, Shop Street: Bygone Dereham, a photographic slide show of old Dereham presented by Gordon Olley, 7 for 7.30pm.

DANCES

BRISTON. Copeman Centre, Hall Street: Fit Together tea dance, 1.45-3.45pm £2, 01263 861340.

FAKENHAM. Fakenham Community Centre, Oak Street: Beginners line dancing class, 10am-11.30am.

MATTISHALL. Sports and Social Club: Modern jive with Foot-loose, 7.30-10.30pm, 07947 607810.

TOFTWOOD. Village Hall: Tea dance with Nina and Bob, 2-4.30pm £2.50 including refreshments.

WEDNESDAY, 06/05/2009

EVENTS

BLAKENEY. Scout HQ: Butterfly Conservation, illustrated talk by Anne and Peter Horsfield - Insects We Have Encountered, 7.30pm donations welcome.

DEREHAM. Leisure Centre: Baby massage class, weekly event for birth to 7 months, for colic, sleep, bonding etc; baby yoga, 2pm details 01362 851819/07710 897498.

Salvation Army, St Nicholas Street: Cameo Club meeting with special guest Capt Chris Mulryne, 2pm.

The Gallery, Georges Road: Pamphlet book workshop, 7.30-9.30pm £7.50 plus charge (up to £2) for materials, book on 01362 690969.

NORTH CREAKE. Village Hall: North Creake Baby and Toddler Group, from birth to five years, 01263 821507.

SCARNING. Village Hall: Art group, all abilities (beginners welcome), 9am-12 £4 (tea/coffee included), £4 per morning, just come along or ring 01362 687943.

TOFTWOOD. 2 School Lane: Coffee morning and plant sale, plus bring and buy and books, 10.30am-12 £1; proceeds St Mary's Church at North Tuddenham (park at social club next door).

Village Hall: Whist drive, 1.30pm.

GIGS

DEREHAM. Royal Standard, 86 Baxter Row: Jam sessions, 8pm.

LYNG. Lakeside Country Club: Dereham Jazz Society presents the Nigel Price Trio, 8.30pm £8.

DANCES

DEREHAM. Phoenix Hotel, Church Street: Ballroom, Latin, tango, swing and salsa with Xavier, practice 7.30-9.30pm £5, per person, 01760 336410.

GRESSENHALL. Social Club: Line dancing classes, 7.30pm £3.

HOCKERING. Village Hall: Dereham Sequence Dance Club, including tuition and refreshments, 8-10.15pm £2.50.


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