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Diary June 10 to June 16

PUBLISHED: 11:00 09 June 2009 | UPDATED: 11:19 08 July 2010

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WEDNESDAY, 10/06/2009



EVENTS

BRANDON. Full Gospel Church, Fengate Drove: Adult Bible study, youth and children's clubs, 6.30-8pm.

Breckland Middle School: Thetford District Railway Club, 7.

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WEDNESDAY, 10/06/2009

EVENTS

BRANDON. Full Gospel Church, Fengate Drove: Adult Bible study, youth and children's clubs, 6.30-8pm.

Breckland Middle School: Thetford District Railway Club, 7.30-10pm, 01842 814999.

EAST HARLING. Sports and Social Club: Harling and District Social Support Group, silent auction and free open coffee morning, 10.30am.

HOUGHTON-ON-THE-HILL. St Mary the Virgin Church: Church open, with England's earliest wall paintings, 2-4pm daily.

OLD BUCKENHAM. Primary School: Buckenham Pre-school Group's Open Event, 3.15-4.30pm.

SWAFFHAM. Parish Church Rooms: Scallywags toddler group (term time), toys, craft, drinks, snack and more, new families always welcome, 9.30-11.30am, 01760 724236.

Oasis Centre, Cley Road: Healing Rooms, book an appointment for healing sessions, 10am-12, 01760 723175.

THETFORD. Toy Library, Fulmerston Road: Toy library, play session including snack and craft activity, 9am-12 £1 per family.

Church of the Nazarene: Coffee morning, with free coffee, 9am-1pm.

Methodist Church Hall: Thetford Leg Club (TLC), free leg care/check by trained nurses, for any age group, 9am-12.30pm.

Laburnum Grove: Falconry display, caesar's banquet, entertain Brian Roy, 10am-4pm tickets £6 from Laburnum Grove (01842 753185).

Riversdale, Tanner Street: Amoghasiddhi Buddhist Centre, meditation classes, 12-1pm £4, 01953 451937.

St Michael's Close Community Room: Thetford Elders' Lunch Club, freshly cooked lunch, £4, 01842 763722.

Abbey Neighbourhood Centre: Bingo, adults only, refreshments, 2-4pm.

Grenville Way Scout Hut: Beavers, 5¾-8 years, 6.30-7.45p, 01842 764721 after 4pm.

Room 34, Rosemary Musker High School: Thetford Youth and Community Chess Club, junior and adult sessions, 6.30-8.30pm, 01842 755182.

Small Courtroom, Guildhall, Market Place: Thetford Spiritualist Church service, 7.30pm.

WEETING. Village Hall: Weeting Weenies, parent/carer and toddler group, all welcome, 0-4 years, 10am-12.

FITNESS

BRANDON. Breckland Forest Gymnastics Club, training at various levels, details 01842 815218.

Sports Centre: Fitness class for the unfit, 6-6.30pm; beginners pilates, 6.45-7.45pm; pilates for experienced, 7.45-8.45pm.

Leisure Centre: Spinning, cardiovascular training session using fixed wheel bikes, 6.30-7.30pm.

SWAFFHAM. Meet Buttercross car park: Walking for Health, weekly White Hart Walk (2.5 miles), 9.30am, turn up or telephone 01362 656344/656820.

Campingland Car Park, by the Community Centre: Tai chi in the Park (weather permitting), 10.30-11.30am, donations to Swaffham and Litcham Home Hospice, 01760 724170.

THETFORD. Cloverfield Community Church: Pilates, fitness class, 10-11am, 01842 815074.

Grammar School: Thetford Judo Club, 8-9pm.

WATTON. Junior School: Kuk Sool Won, martial art, suitable for all ages, 6.30-8pm.

Youth Centre: Tae Kwon Do, Saracen Martial Arts, first lesson free, 7-8pm, 01953 882034.

Sports Centre: Table tennis, juniors 6.30pm, seniors 7.30pm.

DANCES

BARTON MILLS. Village Hall: Modern square dance classes, 8pm.

BRANDON. Community Centre, Bury Road: Ballroom and popular sequence tea dance, 2-4pm £2.50.

SAHAM TONEY. Wells Cole Community Centre, Bell Lane: Ballroom and Latin dance class, 7-8pm; Le Roc/Modern Jive with the Jive Club, beginners and improvers, 8-10pm £5..

THURSDAY, 11/06/2009

EVENTS

ATTLEBOROUGH. Connaught Hall: Talent competition, 7.30pm £5.

BRANDON. Baptist Church: Coffee morning, 9.30-11.30am.

Harvest Centre, Brandon Full Gospel Church, Fengate Drove: Healing Rooms ministry, 5.30-8.30pm, appointments on 01842 828537.

SWAFFHAM. Baptist Church, Station Street: J's for children 6-10 years, with games, art and craft, puppets, music etc, 5.30-7pm £1 per child; J's+ for 11-16 years, with games, puppets, music, drama, chill out time, etc, 7.15-9pm £1 per child, 01760 725349.

Assembly Rooms: Swaffham Horticultural Society, talk - Botanical Oil Lamps, 7.30pm.

THETFORD. Riversdale Centre, Tanner Street: Thetford healers session, open to public, 9.30-11.30am free, donations accepted.

Abbey Neighbourhood Centre: Matthew House Project, needle exchange and community drop-in, 12-2pm.

Norwich Road School: Phase One Theatre Group, rehearsals (term time), 4.30-6pm.

Fulmerston Church, Pine Close: Big Sitting Room youth group, 13-18 years, 7-9pm.

St Michael's Close community Hall: Thetford Spiritualist Church, divine service with Joyce Gobbett, 7.30pm.

WATTON. Pentecostal Church, Old Dereham Road: Noah's Ark toddler and baby group, 9.30-11.30am, 01953 881358; Noah's Ark 3-5s and parents/carers, 1.30-3pm £1 per family, 01953 882986.

FITNESS

BRANDON. Breckland Forest Gymnastics Club, training at various levels, details 01842 815218.

Leisure Centre: Tumblers coffee morning, for mothers and toddlers, 9.30-11.30am.

Leisure Centre: Legs, bums and tums, low/medium impact aerobic class, 6.30-7.30pm.

Leisure Centre: Spinning, cardiovascular training session using fixed wheel bikes, 7.30-8.30pm.

GREAT HOCKHAM. Village Hall: Taekwondo/self defence, first lesson free, 7-8pm, 01953 882848.

THETFORD. Norfolk Natural Health Clinic: C'hi gung, 10am-12, 01842 820121.

Cloverfields Church Hall: Kickboxing tuition for adults and children, from 7 years, 6.30pm, 07759436272.

WATTON. Sports Centre: Table tennis, 2-4pm.

Youth Centre: Apollo Kickboxing Academy, junior classes 8-13 years, 6.30-7.30pm; senior classes, 14+, 7.30-8.30pm, 01953 883965.

DANCES

CARBROOKE. Village Hall, Church Street: Carbrooke Sequence Dance Club, tuition 7.30-8pm, dancing 8-10.15pm £1.50.

WATTON. Junior School: Adult class, ladies belly dancing, 7-8.30pm, 01953 880974.

FRIDAY, 12/06/2009

EVENTS

ATTLEBOROUGH. Connaught Hall: Talent competition, 7.30pm £5.

BUNWELL. Village Hall: Village Screen presents Slumdog Millionaire (15), 7.30pm £4 advance/£5 on door, tickets from Bunwell Post Office .

FELTWELL. Primary School: Fete and car boot sale, competitions, stalls, games, barbecue, etc, 6-8pm pitches £5 (set up from 4.30pm) 01842 827555/828334.

GREAT ELLINGHAM. Recreation Centre: Breckland Astronomical Society, talk by Peter Hingley, Librarian Royal Astronomical Society - The Biggest Telescope, 7.30pm £2/members £1.50/children £1 .

KING'S LYNN. Tales of the Old Gaol House: Guided walk - Historic Lynn, 2pm £4/concs £3/children £1, 01553 774297.

SWAFFHAM. Oasis Centre, Cley Road: Coffeetots for parents/carers and pre-school children, 10am-12 £1 first adult, 25p per child, 50p extra adult (including refreshments).

Oasis Centre, Cley Road: Powapak, for children aged 5-9, fun, games, crafts, 6-7pm 50p.

Ex-Servicemen's Social Club, Lynn Street: Super meat draw, 10pm tickets 5 for £2 from club.

THETFORD. Library, Raymond Street: Thomas Paine Festival: Pamphilon Paints Paine, Ned Pamphilon painting a portrayal of Paine live, 8.30am-7pm.

Fulmerston Christian Fellowship: Parent and toddler group, term time only, 9.15-10.45am.

Kings Court, Earl Street: Cancer Support Group, 10-11.30am.

St Michael's Close Community Room: Thetford Elders' Lunch Club, freshly cooked lunch, £4, 01842 763722.

Laburnum Grove Day Centre, Elm Road: Age Concern lunches, 3-course lunch, transport available 1pm £3.60, bookings 01842 750088.

Church of the Nazarene: Friday Club, term time, ages 5-10, 6-7.30pm.

WATTON. Pentecostal Church, Old Dereham Road: Friendship club, meet new people, chat, tea/coffee, 10am-12, 01953 881358.

FITNESS

BRANDON. Leisure Centre: A social and fun filled session for the more mature person, with light aerobics, badminton, gym time and coffee, 10am-12 and 12-2pm.

Leisure Centre: Badminton, experienced players welcome, 7.30-9.30pm.

THETFORD. Breckland Leisure Centre: Thetford Rollerskating Club, for boys and girls from 4 years, tuition, grades and certificates, skate hire available, 4.55pm.

SHOWS

OXBOROUGH. Oxburgh Hall: As You Like It (comedy) by Shakespeare - Heartbreak Productions, bring rugs or chairs and a picnic, gates 6pm performance 7.30pm £11/children £8 advance or £12/£9 on gate if available, 01366 328258.

DANCES

BECK ROW. Community Centre: Square dance classes, 8-10pm first evening free.

SALES

CRANWORTH. Village Hall: General auction, book in from 1pm, auction 6pm; information 07940 212256.

HOLME HALE. Village Hall: General auction, book in from 12.30pm, entries from 1.30pm, starts 6pm; information 01362 851475.

SWAFFHAM. Assembly Rooms, Market Place: Indoor market with cakes, plants, cards, books, crafts, collectables, knitted garments, supported by the Iceni Partnership, 9am-1pm.

SATURDAY, 13/06/2009

EVENTS

GREAT CRESSINGHAM. Village Hall: Bingo, doors open 6.30 for 7.30pm.

FINCHAM. Memorial Playing Field: Village fete, stalls, games, car boot etc, 1-4pm.

GREAT ELLINGHAM. Primary School: School fete, stalls, games, cream teas, barbecue and more, 1.30-5pm adults 50p/children free.

HINGHAM. Sports Hall: Model transport exhibition and food and charities market, 10am-4.30pm.

HOLME HALE. Village Hall: Strawberry Fair, games, chocolate fountain, cream teas, cakes, raffle, 2-4pm; proceeds Holme Hale and Necton 1st Response .

KING'S LYNN. Red Mount Chapel and South Gate: Open Day, 11am-3pm £1 for entry to both sites.

Tales of the Old Gaol House: Guided walk - Historic Lynn, 2pm £4/concs £3/children £1, 01553 774297.

MARHAM. Holy Trinity Church: Flower Festival, raffle and refreshments available, 10.30am-4pm.

OVINGTON. Village Hall: Fete, stalls, games, refreshments, from 3pm.

SWAFFHAM. Methodist Rooms: Coffee morning with stalls, 9am-12; proceeds Save the Children.

SS Peter and Paul Church: Tea, coffee and cakes, 9.30am-12.

St Peter and St Paul Parish Church: Coffee morning, 9.30am-12.

Oasis Centre, Cley Road: Oasis Snack Bar, 10am-2pm.

Baptist Church: Family Fun Time, games, refreshments, 4.30-6.30pm free, 01760 725349.

THETFORD. British Trust for Ornithology, the Nunnery: Norfolk Wildlife Trust Wildlife Watch - A Bird in the Hand, guided walk, quiz, bug habitat hunt, bird ringing (weather permitting), 9-11am £4/members £3.25/up to two accompanying adults free.

Toy Library, Fulmerston Road: Toy library, play session including snack and craft activity, 12-2pm £1 per family.

Laburnum Grove Day Centre, Elm Road: Age Concern lunches, 3-course lunch, transport available 1pm £3.60, bookings 01842 750088.

WATLINGTON. Watlington Hall: Summer fete, stalls, games and more, 2pm in the parkland; proceeds parish church .

WATTON. Queens Hall: St Mary's Church Festival of Hobbies, refreshments available, lunches from 12-2pm, festival open 9.30am-5pm £2/under 12s 50p/family £5.

FITNESS

BRANDON. Leisure Centre: Badminton, 10am-12.

CONCERTS

MARHAM. Holy Trinity Church: Centre Stage Swing Band, 7.30pm £6 including refreshments, 01760 337154 or 339093.

GIGS

BANHAM. Barrel: Great, 8pm £3.

FOULDEN. White Hart: Jambalaya, 9.30pm .

SWAFFHAM. Ex-Servicemen's Club: live entertainment, members £1, guests £2, non-members £5.

DANCES

CARBROOKE. Village Hall: Variety of dance styles from 3 upwards, displays, shows and exams with IDTA, 9.30am-2pm, Carol 07887770082.

RAF MARHAM. Sandringham Centre: Marham Dance Club, all ages, hip hop and more, 9.30-11.30am.

SALES

FINCHAM. Memorial Playing Field: Car boot and village fete, 1-4pm pitches £5 (outdoors), £6 (indoors), 01366 347305.

SWAFFHAM. Outside Oasis Centre, Cley Road: Jumble, toys, books, bric-a-brac etc, 10am (cancelled if wet); proceeds Operation Christmas Child .

SWANTON MORLEY. Village Hall: Car boot, 7.30am-12 £4; in aid of diabetes and village hall.

WRENINGHAM. Bramwell, Wymondham Road: Garage sale, 10am-2pm; proceeds East Anglian Air Ambulance .

SUNDAY, 14/06/2009

EVENTS

ASHWELLTHORPE. Lower Wood: Wildlife conservation, volunteers welcome, help nature in ancient woodland, protection of coppiced area, lunchtime walk included, 10am, 01362 694071.

BOUGHTON. Village: Open gardens, various gardens open, lunches (12-2pm), teas (from 2pm), plants for sale, 12-5pm £3.50/under 16s free; proceeds All Saints' Church .

BRANDON. Full Gospel Church, Fengate Drove: Worship celebration and the Word, 10am.

GAYTON THORPE. Great Barn Farm: Garden Open for NGS, established farmhouse garden with herbaceous borders and kitchen garden, fruit cage, small orchard area, woodland garden, children's lawn, 12-5pm £4/children free (combined with Manor Farmhouse) .

Manor Farmhouse: Garden Open for NGS, colourful cottage garden created in 2001 on half-acre plot, small gravel garden, courtyard garden and conservatory, 12-5pm £4/children free (combined with Great Barn Farm) .

GREAT CRESSINGHAM. Victorian School: Open Day, take part in a lesson, play with hoops and tops, see school museum, 2-6pm free. Open Day, take part in a lesson, play with hoops and tops, see school museum, 2-6pm free.

HOCKWOLD. Wilton Farm: Hockwold Country Fair, ring events including stunt rider Jez Avery, Ely Community Samba Band, David Seamark's sheep dog display, craft and trade stands, horticultural competition, fairground rides, vintage cars and motorcycles and more, 10am-5pm £3/children (five-16) £1 .

LAKENHEATH. RSPB Lakenheath Fen: Baby Boom guided walk looking at wildlife, 10.30am-1pm £4/children £2/RSPB members half price; booking essential 01842 863400 .

MARHAM. Holy Trinity Church: Flower Festival, raffle and refreshments available, 10.30am-5pm.

SPORLE. Village: Open gardens, 15 gardens, plants, raffles, cakes and refreshments available, 12-6pm £3/couples £5/children free .

SWAFFHAM. Oasis Centre, Cley Road: Breckland Christian Fellowship, worship and ministry, 10.30am.

Community Centre: Aphesis Community Church meets every Sunday to celebrate Jesus, 10.30am.

Ex-Servicemen's Social Club, Lynn Street: One house jackpot bingo, 9.30pm.

THETFORD. Cloverfield Community Church, Rosecroft Way: Service, 10am.

Church of the Nazarene, Croxton Road: Service, 10.45am.

FITNESS

BRANDON. Leisure Centre Foyer: Brandon Fern Hoppers, friendly running group for all abilities, 9am, 01842 763174.

SWAFFHAM. Woolworths, Church Walk: Walking for Health, weekly Church Walk (1 mile), 2pm, just turn up or telephone 01362 656344/656820.

SHOWS

KING'S LYNN. King's Lynn Corn Exchange, Tuesday Market Place: The Tales of Peter Rabbit (show for children aged three-seven), 2.30pm £7.50/family (three) £21 or (four) £28, 01553 764864.

CONCERTS

KING'S LYNN. King's Lynn Arts Centre, 27-29 King Street: Iceni Ensemble, programme includes Vivaldi's The Four Seasons and Concerto for Flute II Gardelino plus works by Bach, Gluck and Pachelbel, 5pm £14.50, 01553 764864.

DANCES

WEST WINCH. William Burt Centre, Watering Lane: Modern jive with Foot-loose, 7.30-10.30pm, 07947 607810.

SALES

SWAFFHAM. Assembly Rooms: Car boot, from 8.30am car pitch £5, van pitch £5 (pay on day).

MONDAY, 15/06/2009

EVENTS

BRANDON. Methodist Church: Tiny Talk, baby signing classes, 9.30-10.30am.

Library: Bookstart sessions, for mums, toddlers and babies, stories and nursery rhymes, 10-11am.

KING'S LYNN. Gaywood Library: Family history drop-in session, help for people with tracing their ancestors, may be short waiting time before being seen, 1-3pm . Rhyme and Storytime for pre-school children and their parents/carers, 9.30am.

The Tales of the Old Gaol House: Guided walk - Pubs and Mansions in Georgian Lynn, 7pm £4/concs £3/children £1, 01553 774297. Guided walk - Pubs and Mansions in Georgian Lynn, 7pm £4/concs £3/children £1, 01553 774297.

SWAFFHAM. Parish Church Rooms: Noah's Ark toddler group (term time), toys, craft, drinks, snack and more, new families always welcome, 1-2.45pm, 01760 724236.

THETFORD. Toy Library, Fulmerston Road: Toy library, play session including snack and craft activity, 9am-12 £1 per family.

Fulmerston Christian Fellowship: Parent and Toddler Group, 9.15-10.45am.

United Reformed Church, Earls Street: Bumps and Babies Café, all pregnant women and families with babies welcome, drop in an time between 9.30-11.30am.

Riversdale Centre: Thetford Elders Lunch Club, freshly cooked lunch, £4, 01842 763722.

Abbey Neighbourhood Centre: Dads Place, information and support for dads, drop-in, 1-3pm, 01842 821643.

St Michael's Community Hall: Nexus, everyone welcome, disabled and non disabled, teas, chat and weekly raffle in aid of Nexus, 1.30-3.30pm.

Fulmerston Church: KClub, for 5-11 years, activities and games, 4.30-6pm free, 01842 821643.

Salvation Army, Magdalen Street: Kids Alive Club, 4-11 years, 5.15-6.15pm, 754712.

Riversdale Centre, Audrey Room, Tanner Street: Thetford healing group, healing sessions open to the public, 7.30-9pm free but donations accepted.

FITNESS

BRANDON. Leisure Centre: Tai chi, relaxation, movement, 10-11am.

Leisure Centre: Cardio kick, using techniques from kick boxing and aerobic steps, 6.30-7.30pm.

Leisure Centre: Spinning, cardiovascular training session using fixed wheel bikes, 7-8pm.

Leisure Centre: Taekwondo/self defence ideal for all ages, first lesson free, 7.30-8.30pm contact Dave Robb 01953 882848.

WEETING. Primary School: Tai chi and Chi Kung, all levels, beginners welcome, 7-8.30pm 01842 878246.

WRETHAM. Village Hall: Tai chi, relaxation, meditation, 5.30-6.30pm.

DANCES

NORTHWOLD. Village Hall: Sequence with tuition, 7.45-10pm, 01366 500250.

SAPISTON. Village Hall: Beginners sequence dancing lessons, 6.30pm, intermediate 7.30pm, 01284 703943.

SWAFFHAM. Sacred Heart Convent School: Dancing with Xavier, in the gym, ballroom 7-8pm £5, Latin 8-9pm £5, Argentine tango 9-10pm £5 one class, £8 two classes, £12 three classes, 01760 336410.

THETFORD. Carnegie Room, Cage Lane: Sequence/social dancing, 2-4pm £2 01842 765365; Salsa, beginners 7.30pm, intermediates 8.30pm, 07863 291074.

Admiral School: Line dancing classes, 8-10pm.

TUESDAY, 16/06/2009

EVENTS

BRANDON. Full Gospel Church, Fengate Drove: Kidzone, parent and toddler group, 10am-12.

Baptist Church Hall, High Street: Brandon Arts Society, all abilities welcome, 2-4pm, 01842 810677.

Sports and Social Clubroom: Social chess and training on request, 7pm, 01842 810506.

KING'S LYNN. Vancouver Quarter: Bike to Work Breakfast, free breakfast for those cycling to work via the Quarter, 7.30-10am.

SWAFFHAM. Baptist Church: Parent and toddler session, 9.30am £1 per family including refreshments.

Oasis Centre, Cley Road: Oasis Care Luncheon Club, 12.15pm £3 for home-cooked meal, tea/coffee, anyone on low income welcome, 01760 723175.

THETFORD. Salvation Army, Magdalen Street: Little Lambs parents and toddlers (term time), 9.30-11.30am.

Redcastle Furze Community Centre: Coffee morning, free internet use, 9.30am-1pm.

Riversdale Centre: Thetford Elders Lunch Club, freshly cooked lunch, £4, 01842 763722.

Homestart, 63 Vicarage Road: Baby Buddies, friendship and support for young parents, 12.30-2.30pm, 01842 821642.

Riversdale Centre: Learn first aid with the British Red Cross, 7-9pm.

FITNESS

BRANDON. Leisure Centre: Leisure Club for the more mature client, involving light aerobics, badminton, gym and coffee, 10am-12 and 12-2pm.

Leisure Centre: Yoga class, for regulars and complete novices, 5.45-7.15pm.

Leisure Centre: Spinning, cardiovascular training session using fixed wheel bikes, 6-7pm and 7-8pm.

Leisure Centre Foyer: Brandon Fern Hoppers, friendly running group for all abilities, 7pm, 01842 763174.

Sports Centre: Badminton, all ages, 7.30-9.30pm, 01842 815111.

Leisure Centre: Beginners pilates, 8-9pm, 01842 813748.

WATTON. Christian Community Centre: Tai chi (relaxation) classes, 7.15pm, email taichi7stars@googlemail.com.

WEETING. Weeting 21: Pilates 6-6.45pm £3 per class, £6 for ball and pilates; 7-8pm £4 per class, £6 for ball and pilates.

CONCERTS

KING'S LYNN. St Margaret's Church: Organ recital by Peter Hook (Sandringham Parish Church), 12.30-1pm collection (refreshments available from 10am-12.15pm and afterwards).

DANCES

HOLME HALE. The Pavilion, School Road: Latin with Xavier, class 9-10pm £5, 01760 336410.

RAF MARHAM. Sandringham Centre: Marham Dance Club, all ages, hip hop and more, 7-9pm.

SWAFFHAM. Hamond's High School, Brandon Road: Line with Dave, beginners 7.15-8.15pm, improvers 8.15-10pm, 01328 863697.

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