Diary April 9-15

THURSDAY, 09/04/2009EVENTSBURNHAM MARKET. White Horse Bookshop: Kevin Crossley Holland reading from his new memoirs The Hidden Roads, 5.30-7pm free.

THURSDAY, 09/04/2009

EVENTS

BURNHAM MARKET. White Horse Bookshop: Kevin Crossley Holland reading from his new memoirs The Hidden Roads, 5.30-7pm free.

CASTLE ACRE. Priory: Traditional games in the barn, includes Nine Men's Morris, quits, chequers, dominoes and more, 10am-5pm included in normal admission.


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FAKENHAM. First Focus Drop In Centre, 18 Cattle Market Street: Victim Support, help for those affected by crime, practical and emotional, 10am-12. Internet Access Day, informal art group, all welcome, 10am-3pm.

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

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GRESSENHALL. Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse: Art Attack activities, themes differ from day to day, 10am-5pm �8.10/concs �6.90/children �5.80 (4-16), details 01362 860563. Chicks, Rabbits and Easter Eggs, explore the museum's collections relating to chicks, rabbits and eggs, 10am-5pm �8.10/concs �6.90/children �5.80 (4-16). Lessons from the Past, join in lessons from the past in the Victorian School Room, 10am-5pm �8.10/concs �6.90/children �5.80 (4-16). Storytelling, with enactments of tales from the workhouse, 10am-5pm �8.10/concs �6.90/children �5.80 (4-16).

SCULTHORPE. Sculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve: Easter quiz trail, 10am-4pm trail leaflets �1. Wildlife discovery activities for families, 11am and 2pm; details 01328 856788.

GIGS

BURNHAM THORPE. Lord Nelson: Mister Pink, 8.30pm.

FAKENHAM. Royal British Legion, Cattle Market Street: Country Eagle (country), playing at the National Council for the Divorced and Separated meeting in the Falkland Room, 8pm �3.

DANCES

EAST TUDDENHAM. Jubilee Hall: Ballroom, Latin and sequence with Nina and Bob, 8-10.30pm �2.50 including refreshments.

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

TOFTREES. Hillside Gallery & Studios, Swaffham Road: Exhibition of artwork and photography by Keith and Debbie Osborn (to April 13, Tuesday-Sunday), 10.30am-4.30pm.

FRIDAY, 10/04/2009

EVENTS

CASTLE ACRE. Priory: Traditional games in the barn, includes Nine Men's Morris, quits, chequers, dominoes and more, 10am-5pm included in normal admission.

DEREHAM. The Cr�che 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.

Mid Norfolk Railway (Dereham and Wymondham Abbey): Free hot cross buns for all passengers, trains leave Dereham at 10.15am, 1pm, 3.15pm and return from Wymondham Abbey at 11.15am, 2pm and 4.15pm, usual fares apply.

Trinity Methodist Church: Reflective service in words and music, led by the Rev Andrew King with Trinity Choir, 7.30pm.

EAST BARSHAM. Village Hall: Prize bingo, 7.30pm.

GRESSENHALL. Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse: Art Attack activities, themes differ from day to day, 10am-5pm �8.10/concs �6.90/children �5.80 (4-16), details 01362 860563. Chicks, Rabbits and Easter Eggs, explore the museum's collections relating to chicks, rabbits and eggs, 10am-5pm �8.10/concs �6.90/children �5.80 (4-16). Storytelling, with enactments of tales from the workhouse, 10am-5pm �8.10/concs �6.90/children �5.80 (4-16).

HINDOLVESTON. Village Hall: Coffee morning, coffee and hot cross buns, daffodils on sale, 10am-12; proceeds Recreation Ground.

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).

SCULTHORPE. Sculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve: Easter quiz trail, 10am-4pm trail leaflets �1. Guided walk of the reserve, 2.30pm �4; booking essential 01328 856788. Wildlife discovery activities for families, 11am and 2pm; details 01328 856788.

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

GIGS

GRESSENHALL. Social Club, Rougholme Close: Gressenhall CMC presents Travis Logan, 8pm �6, 01362 860547.

TOFTWOOD. Social Centre: Mark Derek, 8.30pm �2/members �1.

WELLS. Corner House Bar: Elvis tribute night with Andy Graham and Gerry Bamford, 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.

SWANTON MORLEY. Village Hall: Ballroom, Latin and sequence, 7.30-10.30pm �3.

SALES

CRANWORTH. Village Hall: General auction, entries from 1pm, sale 6pm, 01362 851475.

NORTH CREAKE. Village Hall: Antique and collectors fair, 10am-5pm 50p plus voluntary donation to local RNLI.

EXHIBITIONS

FOXLEY. Village Hall: Exhibition of Norfolk watercolours, cards and reproductions, 10am-4.30pm.

TOFTREES. Hillside Gallery & Studios, Swaffham Road: Exhibition of artwork and photography by Keith and Debbie Osborn (to April 13, Tuesday-Sunday), 10.30am-4.30pm.

SATURDAY, 11/04/2009

EVENTS

CASTLE ACRE. Priory: Traditional games in the barn, includes Nine Men's Morris, quits, chequers, dominoes and more, 10am-5pm included in normal admission.

DEREHAM. Phoenix Hotel: Games Demo Day, Warhammer, Hordes, Flames of War etc, put on by the Dereham Warlords and Renegades Games Club, 10am-3pm.

FAKENHAM. Larking Gowen Offices, Summerhill House, Sculthorpe Road: Easter egg hunt, plus fun games, tombola, raffle and refreshments, 10.30am-1pm �1 for egg hunt including egg for every child; proceeds Rebecca's Wishes children's cancer charity.

GRESSENHALL. Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse: Art Attack activities, themes differ from day to day, 10am-5pm �8.10/concs �6.90/children �5.80 (4-16), details 01362 860563. Chicks, Rabbits and Easter Eggs, explore the museum's collections relating to chicks, rabbits and eggs, 10am-5pm �8.10/concs �6.90/children �5.80 (4-16). Easter Fair, games, fairground rides, craft stalls, lambs and chicks, Smokehouse Blues Marching Jazz Band, Easter bonnet parade, storytelling with Tilly the Tale Spinner, 10am-5pm �8.10/concs �6.90/children �5.80 (4-16). Storytelling, with enactments of tales from the workhouse, 10am-5pm �8.10/concs �6.90/children �5.80 (4-16).

SCULTHORPE. Sculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve: Easter quiz trail, 10am-4pm trail leaflets �1.

GIGS

DEREHAM. Conservative Club: Katy, 8.30-11.45pm �3.50/members �2.50.

FOULSHAM. New Frost Hall, Claypit Road: Country Company, doors 7.30pm, music from 8pm �8/concs �7, 01362 683680.

SWANTON MORLEY. Angel: Rockin' Johnnies, 8.30pm.

TOFTWOOD. Social Centre: Karaoke with Mike Storm, 8.30pm �5/members �2.50.

DANCES

EAST TUDDENHAM. Jubilee Hall: Ballroom, Latin and sequence with Nina and Bob, 7.45-10.45pm �3.50.

SALES

BILLINGFORD, DEREHAM. Village Hall: Easter fair, bric-a-brac, clothes rail, cakes, raffle, tombola, 2pm; proceeds St Peter's Church.

DEREHAM. Village Hall: Farmers' market, 9am-12.

KETTLESTONE. Village Hall: Grand charity auction, items includes a week's cottage holiday, signed books, camping equipment, tickets to BeWilderwood and more, viewing 10am, auction 11am entry �1; proceeds kitchen refurbishment fund.

NORTH CREAKE. Village Hall: Antique and collectors fair, 10am-5pm 50p plus voluntary donation to local RNLI.

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

EXHIBITIONS

FOXLEY. Village Hall: Exhibition of Norfolk watercolours, cards and reproductions, 10am-4.30pm.

TOFTREES. Hillside Gallery & Studios, Swaffham Road: Exhibition of artwork and photography by Keith and Debbie Osborn (to April 13, Tuesday-Sunday), 10.30am-4.30pm.

WELLS. GalleryPlus, Warham Road: Launch day of contemporary art gallery plus working studio, ongoing exhibitions, 10-8pm-ish; gallery open daily Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 11am-4pm.

SUNDAY, 12/04/2009

EVENTS

CASTLE ACRE. Priory: Traditional games in the barn, includes Nine Men's Morris, quits, chequers, dominoes and more, 10am-5pm included in normal admission.

DEREHAM. Trinity Methodist Church: Communion 8.30am; Easter breakfast, 9am; morning worship with the Rev Andrew King to include communion, 10.45am.

Royal Standard, Baxter Row: Bingo, cash prizes, 4pm.

GREAT WITCHINGHAM. Animal Ark: Easter egg hunt, free bag of mini eggs, follow clues to win a giant egg (for children three-14), amazing animal encounters, competitions and puzzle prizes, from 10am �6.50/senior citizens �6/children �5.

GRESSENHALL. Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse: Art Attack activities, themes differ from day to day, 10am-5pm �8.10/concs �6.90/children �5.80 (4-16), details 01362 860563. Chicks, Rabbits and Easter Eggs, explore the museum's collections relating to chicks, rabbits and eggs, 10am-5pm �8.10/concs �6.90/children �5.80 (4-16). Lessons from the Past, join in lessons from the past in the Victorian School Room, 10am-5pm �8.10/concs �6.90/children �5.80 (4-16). Storytelling, with enactments of tales from the workhouse, 10am-5pm �8.10/concs �6.90/children �5.80 (4-16).

HOLKHAM. Holkham Hall: Easter Trail, visit the Bygones Museum, take the Easter trail to win a prize, 12-4pm normal admission.

SCULTHORPE. Sculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve: Easter quiz trail, 10am-4pm trail leaflets �1.

TOFTWOOD. Social Centre: Open darts competition, 12.30pm �5 entry.

WELLS. The Crewroom, Lifeboat House, the Beach: Wells Lifeboat Guild coffee morning, raffle, souvenirs and tombola, 10.30am-12.

GIGS

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

SALES

BLAKENEY. Scout Hut, Langham Road: Second-hand books, 10am-4pm.

St Nicholas Church Hall: Crafts, 10am-5pm.

Village Hall: Antique and collectors fair, 10am-4pm 50p.

DEREHAM. Tesco car park: Car boot, set-up 7am, public 9am pitches �6, 01342 690643.

NORTH CREAKE. Village Hall: Antique and collectors fair, 10am-5pm 50p plus voluntary donation to local RNLI.

EXHIBITIONS

FOXLEY. Village Hall: Exhibition of Norfolk watercolours, cards and reproductions, 10am-4.30pm.

TOFTREES. Hillside Gallery & Studios, Swaffham Road: Exhibition of artwork and photography by Keith and Debbie Osborn, 10.30am-4.30pm.

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

MONDAY, 13/04/2009

EVENTS

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

CASTLE ACRE. Priory: Traditional games in the barn, includes Nine Men's Morris, quits, chequers, dominoes and more, 10am-5pm included in normal admission.

DEREHAM. Salvation Army Hall: Informal group for first time parents (up to nine months), every second and fourth Monday, 1.30-3.30pm

FAKENHAM. Fakenham Racecourse: National Hunt race meeting, first race 2.05pm course enclosure �10, grandstand and paddock �15, day members �20, members car park �8, other car parks free.

GRESSENHALL. Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse: Art Attack activities, themes differ from day to day, 10am-5pm �8.10/concs �6.90/children �5.80 (4-16), information 01362 860563. Chicks, Rabbits and Easter Eggs, explore the museum's collections relating to chicks, rabbits and eggs, 10am-5pm �8.10/concs �6.90/children �5.80 (4-16). Easter fair, Perrett's traditional fairground, Smokehouse Blues Marching Jazz Band, local produce and meet the producers, Easter bonnet parade, storytelling, lambs at the farm, dressed ploughs, meet farming experts and more, 10am-5pm �8.10/concs �6.90/children (four-16) �8.50/free with Norfolk Museums Pass. Storytelling, with enactments of tales from the workhouse, 10am-5pm �8.10/concs �6.90/children �5.80 (4-16).

HOLKHAM. Holkham Hall: Easter Trail, visit the Bygones Museum, take the Easter trail to win a prize, 12-4pm normal admission.

SCULTHORPE. Sculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve: Easter quiz trail, 10am-4pm trail leaflets �1.

WELLS. The Granary Theatre, Staithe Street: Screen-next-the-Sea presents Mamma Mia! Sing-a-Long (12A), dress Abba style, 2.30pm and 7pm �5, 01328 710883/Kinsley's/Alton Hair Studio/Church Street Shop.

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, 07748 420217 (Terry).

SOUTH CREAKE. Bus Shelter, the Green: Wayside stall, cakes, jams toys, books, raffle etc, from 10am; proceeds Memorial Pavilion.

SWANTON MORLEY. Darbys Field: Car boot and craft fair, from 8am pitches �5, 01362 637647.

EXHIBITIONS

FOXLEY. Village Hall: Exhibition of Norfolk watercolours, cards and reproductions, 10am-4.30pm.

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

TUESDAY, 14/04/2009

EVENTS

CASTLE ACRE. Priory: Traditional games in the barn, includes Nine Men's Morris, quits, chequers, dominoes and more, 10am-5pm included in normal admission. Tudor Visitors, join Mistress Mary Sheffield and her friends in the year of 1590, displays of simple foods and spices, spinning demonstrations, traditional games, 10am-5pm �5/senior citizens �4.30/children �2.50/family �12.50/English Heritage members free.

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.

First Focus Drop-In Centre, 18 Cattle Market Street: Family history, IT, laptops available, all welcome, 10am-`1pm.

York Place Community Centre, Quebec Street: Talk on the art of the chocolatier (complete with tasting) 7.30pm �5 pp, details Faye 01362 696536.

Meeting Point: Cash and prize bingo, 7.30pm.

Conservative Club: Monthly meeting of the Royal Air Forces Association, 8pm.

GRESSENHALL. Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse: Art Attack activities, themes differ from day to day, 10am-5pm �8.10/concs �6.90/children �5.80 (4-16), details 01362 860563. Chicks, Rabbits and Easter Eggs, explore the museum's collections relating to chicks, rabbits and eggs, 10am-5pm �8.10/concs �6.90/children �5.80 (4-16). Storytelling, with enactments of tales from the workhouse, 10am-5pm �8.10/concs �6.90/children �5.80 (4-16).

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.

SCULTHORPE. Sculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve: Easter quiz trail, 10am-4pm trail leaflets �1. Wildlife discovery activities for families, 11am and 2pm; details 01328 856788.

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.

CONCERTS

WIVETON. St Mary's Church: The Syred Consort, conductor: Ben Palmer; programme - Bach: Jesu, meine Freude and Komm Jesu Komm; Lotti: Crucifixus; Scarlatti: Stabat Mater, 7.30pm �10/concs �8/students �5, 07759 599042 or on door.

DANCES

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, 2-4.30pm �2.50 including refreshments. Tea dance with Nina and Bob, 2-4.30pm �2.50 including refreshments.

EXHIBITIONS

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

WEDNESDAY, 15/04/2009

EVENTS

CASTLE ACRE. Priory: Traditional games in the barn, includes Nine Men's Morris, quits, chequers, dominoes and more, 10am-5pm included in normal admission. Tudor Visitors, join Mistress Mary Sheffield and her friends in the year of 1590, displays of simple foods and spices, spinning demonstrations, traditional games, 10am-5pm �5/senior citizens �4.30/children �2.50/family �12.50/English Heritage members free.

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, 3 St Nicholas Street: Cameo Club meeting with guest speaker Heather Street, 2pm.

GRESSENHALL. Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse: Art Attack activities, themes differ from day to day, 10am-5pm �8.10/concs �6.90/children �5.80 (4-16), information 01362 860563. Chicks, Rabbits and Easter Eggs, explore the museum's collections relating to chicks, rabbits and eggs, 10am-5pm �8.10/concs �6.90/children �5.80 (4-16). Lessons from the Past, join in lessons from the past in the Victorian School Room, 10am-5pm �8.10/concs �6.90/children �5.80 (4-16). Spring birds, find out what birds are up to in the spring, 10am-5pm �8.10/concs �6.90/children �5.80 (4-16). Storytelling, with enactments of tales from the workhouse, 10am-5pm �8.10/concs �6.90/children �5.80 (4-16).

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.

SCULTHORPE. Sculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve: Easter quiz trail, 10am-4pm trail leaflets �1. Wildlife discovery activities for families, 11am and 2pm; details 01328 856788.

Village Hall: Bingo, 7.30pm.

TOFTWOOD. Village Hall: Whist drive, 1.30pm.

Social Centre: Bingo, 8.30pm.

GIGS

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

LYNG. Lakeside Country Club: Dereham Jazz Society presents the Jonathan Wyatt Big Band, 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.

SALES

BLAKENEY. St Nicholas Church Hall: Crafts, 10am-5pm.

WELLS. The Granary Theatre, Staithe Street: Second-hand books, 10am-5pm.

EXHIBITIONS

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

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