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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25EVENTSBINHAM. Village Hall: Binham Local History Group, talk - Medieval Gilds in Norfolk, 7.30pm �3/members �2.FAKENHAM. First Focus, Cattle Market Street: Art and Photography Exhibition by Kevin Carter, Internet access, 10am-3pm.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25

EVENTS

BINHAM. Village Hall: Binham Local History Group, talk - Medieval Gilds in Norfolk, 7.30pm �3/members �2.

FAKENHAM. First Focus, Cattle Market Street: Art and Photography Exhibition by Kevin Carter, Internet access, 10am-3pm.

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

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KING'S LYNN. Tuesday Market Place: Lynn Mart, from 6pm.

NECTON. All Saints' Church: Coffee morning, with home-made cake stall, 10am.

PENSTHORPE. Pensthorpe Nature Reserve: Floodlit bird feed, 3pm free with reserve entrance or if spending �2 more in the shop, otherwise charge of �2.

TOFTWOOD. Village Hall: Dereham Flower Club, demonstration by Anne Colby - Feel the Passion, 7.30pm visitors �3.

WALSINGHAM. Abbey Grounds: Snowdrop walks, 10am-4pm �3.50/concs �2.50; information 01328 820259.

FITNESS

FAKENHAM. Infant and Nursery School: Tai chi, relaxation, meditation, mobility, 7-9pm.

MATTISHALL. Memorial Centre: Yoga class, 7-8.30pm.

TOFTWOOD. Scouthaven, Shipdham Road: Aerobic/dance exercise class, beginners, for all ages to fast and funky music, bring towel, drink and mat, 7.30-8.30pm first class free, 01362 695949.

SHOWS

KETTLESTONE. Village Hall: Creative Arts East presents How To Build A Rocket (drama-comedy show for ages 7 plus) - Farnham Maltings, 7.30pm �7.50/concs �6.50/family ticket �26 adv or �8.50/�7.50/�30 on door, 01328 878200/878473.

KING'S LYNN. King's Lynn Corn Exchange, Tuesday Market Place: Comedy Club (adults only) featuring MC Rob Broderick, Carl Donnelly, Wilson Dixon and Chris McCausland, doors 7.45pm, comedy 8.45pm �8.50, 01553 764864.

GIGS

BURNHAM THORPE. Lord Nelson: White Heat (classic rock), 8.45pm.

DANCES

DEREHAM. Meeting Point, St Withburga Lane: Ballroom, sequence and line to the music of Soundz Different with host Ian T, 12.30-2.30pm; information 01362 698866 or 694726.

Swimming Pool and Fitness Centre: Pop Dance Kidz, fun classes, 4-4.30pm (ages 3-5), 6-8 yrs 4.30-5pm (ages 6-8), 5-5.30pm (ages nine plus), 01362 851767.

EAST TUDDENHAM. Jubilee Hall: Ballroom, Latin and sequence with Nina and Bob, 8-10.30pm �3.

SALES

FAKENHAM. Parish Church: Market day stalls and refreshments including soup, 10am-1pm.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26

EVENTS

DEREHAM. Meeting Point: Talking with Friends: A Day's March Nearer Home, illustrated talk by Canon Richard Hanmer about his father's military career, 7.30pm �5, 01362 691011, Dereham Parish Office or on door.

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

HARDINGHAM. Memorial Hall: Village Screen presents La Vie En Rose (12A), part of the Breckland Film Festival, 7.30pm �4, 01953 850606 or 850770.

KING'S LYNN. Tuesday Market Place: Lynn Mart, from 6pm.

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.

NORTH TUDDENHAM. Village Hall: Whist drive, 7.30pm �2, 01362 698905.

PENSTHORPE. Pensthorpe Nature Reserve: Floodlit bird feed, 3pm free with reserve entrance or if spending �2 more in the shop, otherwise charge of �2.

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

TOFTWOOD. Village Hall: Charity bingo, 7 for 7.30pm; proceeds Dereham and District Branch of the Multiple Sclerosis Society.

WALSINGHAM. Abbey Grounds: Snowdrop walks, 10am-4pm �3.50/concs �2.50; information 01328 820259.

FITNESS

SWANTON MORLEY. Village Hall: Yoga class, 1.30-3pm.

YAXHAM. Village Hall: Total Body Workout Fun, fitness class for all, bring drink and mat, 10-11am, 01362 851767.

SHOWS

WELBORNE. Village Hall: Three Parts Light - Keith Skipper and Friends, 7.30pm �7.50/concs �6.50 adv or �8.50/�7.50 on door, 01362 858770.

WHISSONSETT. Village Hall: Creative Arts East presents How To Build A Rocket (drama-comedy show for ages 7 plus) - Farnham Maltings, 7.30pm �7.50/concs �6.50/family ticket �26 adv or �8.50/�7.50/�30 on door, 01328 700010/700288 and village post office.

GIGS

KING'S LYNN. Bar Red, Norfolk Street: Ska and Punk night featuring Faintest Idea, Captain Black No Stars, Tony Rebalation Band, Bread Chases, 8pm.

TOFTWOOD. Social Club: Rob Charles, 8.30pm.

WELLS. Corner House Bar: Andy Graham, 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.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27

EVENTS

BLAKENEY. Quay: Seal trips with Beans, 3pm �8/children (under 14) �4/under twos free; booking essential 01263 740505 or 740038.

DEREHAM. Neatherd High School: Mid-Norfolk Railway Preservation Trust's 2010 Model Railway Exhibition, parking at Dereham Station, free shuttle bus, 10am-4pm �4/children (5-15) �2/family (2 adults, 3 children) �10.

KING'S LYNN. Gaywood Community Centre, Cemetery Drive: Line with Billy Bubba King, doors 7pm; table bookings and info 01406 540367.

Tuesday Market Place: Lynn Mart, from 12 noon.

NORTH CREAKE. Creake Abbey: Nordic walking class, all levels, poles provided, 9-10am, booking essential, 07854 001590.

PENSTHORPE. Pensthorpe Nature Reserve: Floodlit bird feed, 3pm free with reserve entrance or if spending �2 more in the shop, otherwise charge of �2.

REEPHAM. Library: Nintendo DS morning, try new games, read about your favourite characters, bring your DS console, under eights must be accompanied by adult, 10am-12.

SCULTHORPE. Sculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve: An introduction to small mammals course, 10.30am-4pm �25; booking essential 01328 856788.

TITTLESHALL. Village Hall: Village Screen presents Coco Before Chanel (12A), 7.30pm �4.50 on door (part of Breckland Film Festival).

WALSINGHAM. Abbey Grounds: Snowdrop walks, 10am-4pm �3.50/concs �2.50; information 01328 820259.

FITNESS

WEYBOURNE. Car park on left up hill just after Weybourne Station, Station Road: Fit Together Nordic walk with Sally King, three miles, 11.30am �2, book on 07826 869377.

SHOWS

WELLS. Granary Theatre, Staithe Street: Stand-up comedy with Tom Bell and Steve N Allen, compered by Alan Seaman, 8pm �8/concs �6, 01328 710193.

GIGS

DEREHAM. Conservative Club, Quebec Street: Mark Steele, 8.30-11.45pm �3.50/members �2.50.

SHIPDHAM. King's Head: Lizzie Kirk, 8pm.

DANCES

GREAT RYBURGH. Memorial Hall, Fakenham Road: Ballroom and Latin with Sally, 8-11pm �4.50, 01603 897372.

HONINGHAM. Village Hall: Sequence and social dance with Eddie, 7.30-10.45pm �2.50; proceeds Big C Appeal.

SALES

BODHAM. Village Hall: Table top, 9am-12; for playing field funds.

FAKENHAM. Market Place: Farmers' market, 8.30am-12.

Parish Church: Book and Jigsaw fair, 10am-1pm. Grand book and jigsaw sale, 10am-1pm.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 28

EVENTS

BLAKENEY. Quay: Seal trips with Beans, 4pm �8/children (under 14) �4/under twos free; booking essential 01263 740505 or 740038.

EAST WINCH. RSPCA Wildlife Centre: Wildlife Watch - To the Rescue, guided tour of wildlife hospital and behind-the-scenes look at seals, hedgehogs and other wildlife, 1-3pm �5/members �3.50.

KING'S LYNN. Gaywood Library, River Lane: Twilight Sunday, book chat, quizzes and more, for ages 11 plus, 11am.

PENSTHORPE. Pensthorpe Nature Reserve: Floodlit bird feed, 3pm free with reserve entrance or if spending �2 more in the shop, otherwise charge of �2.

WALSINGHAM. Abbey Grounds: Snowdrop walks, 10am-4pm �3.50/concs �2.50; information 01328 820259.

WEST BECKHAM. Chestnut Farm: Garden open to see snowdrops, hellebores, early spring flowers and shrubs, visiting nurseries, plants for sale, refreshments available, 11am-4pm �4 (subject to weather conditions).

GIGS

KING'S LYNN. The Porterhouse: Daffy and the Alien, 4pm.

MATTISHALL. Sports and Social Club: Lee Vasey and Friends, 8.30pm.

SWANTON MORLEY. Angel: Wendy Benefer with Mike, 3-5.30pm.

SALES

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

MONDAY, MARCH 1

EVENTS

FAKENHAM. Trap Lane Pavilion: Fakenham Town Band junior workshop, 7-8.30pm, 01328 710019 (Frances).

GREAT CRESSINGHAM. Victorian School and Museum of Childhood: Samplers, Smocks and Bonnets needlework exhibition from Victorian and Edwardian Childhood, tea, coffee and cakes available, 11am-4pm; collection for Save the Children.

FITNESS

HONINGHAM. Village Hall: Aerobics, 7.30pm, (Christine) 01603 880852.

SWANTON MORLEY. Primary School: Yoga classes, 4-5pm term time only, 01362 637219.

DANCES

BRISLEY. Village Hall: Country and folk dancing, two callers, 7.30-9.30pm �1 including refreshments, 01362 687210 (Mollie).

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

SALES

GRESSENHALL. Social Club: General auction, entries 7.30am-5pm, sale 6pm, 07963 641687 (Denise).

TUESDAY, MARCH 2

EVENTS

DEREHAM. Meeting Point, St Withburga Lane: Norfolk Wildlife Trust (Mid Norfolk branch), illustrated talk - The Work of RSPCA East Winch, bring along old blankets, towels and tea towels for use at the wildlife hospital, 7.30pm �2/membes �1.50 (donations welcome for the RSPCA centre).

FAKENHAM. First Focus, Cattle Market Street: Family history Internet access, 10am-1pm.

GREAT CRESSINGHAM. Victorian School and Museum of Childhood: Samplers, Smocks and Bonnets needlework exhibition from Victorian and Edwardian Childhood, tea, coffee and cakes available, 11am-4pm; collection for Save the Children.

KING'S LYNN. Gaywood Church Rooms: West Norfolk Local History Society, illustrated talk on King's Lynn by David Grimes, visitors welcome, 7.30pm; information 01553 765527.

Town Hall: Meet your Mental Health Service, find out more about mental health, seminars, information stands and more, 10am-4pm - seminars: 10.30-11.30am Dementia; 12-1pm Bi-Polar; 1.30-2.30pm Schizophrenia; 3-4pm Personality Disorder.

REEPHAM. Library: Internet taster session, 10-11am.

FITNESS

DEREHAM. Church House, Church Street: Aerobic/dance exercise class, beginners, fitness for all ages to fast and funky music, bring towel, drink and mat, 6.30-7.30pm, 01362 695949.

HONINGHAM. Village Hall: Yoga class, 7.30-9pm.

SHOWS

KING'S LYNN. King's Lynn Corn Exchange, Tuesday Market Place: Rhod Gilbert and The Cat That Looked Like Nicholas Lyndhurst, 7.30pm - SOLD OUT, RETURNS ONLY , 01553 764864.

DANCES

BRISTON. Copeman Centre, Hall Street: Fit Together tea dance with Marlene and Brian, 2-4pm �2.

MATTISHALL. Sports and Social Club: Modern jive with Footloose, beginners and intermediates, 7.30-10.30pm, first night free, 01362 851767.

TOFTWOOD. Toftwood Hall: Tea dance with Nina and Bob, 2-4.30pm �3.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3

EVENTS

BLAKENEY. Scout HQ: Four Go Butterflying in Hungary, illustrated talk by Alan Dawson, 7.30pm free (donations welcome for Butterfly Conservation).

DEREHAM. Methodist Church Rooms, Theatre Street: WEA course - Norwich: A Fine City, 10.15am-12.15pm, information 01362 820580.

Salvation Army, St Nicholas Street: Cameo Club meeting, with the Cameo Singers, 2pm.

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.

FAKENHAM. Library, Oak Street: Carers Cafe, information and advice, memory boxes, relaxation treatments for carers of people with dementia, 2.30-4.30pm free; information 01328 862715.

GREAT CRESSINGHAM. Victorian School and Museum of Childhood: Samplers, Smocks and Bonnets needlework exhibition from Victorian and Edwardian Childhood, tea, coffee and cakes available, 11am-4pm; collection for Save the Children.

SCULTHORPE. Village Hall: Bingo, 7.30pm.

TOFTWOOD. Methodist Church: Fairtrade coffee morning 10-11.30am.

Village Hall: Whist drive, 1.30pm.

FITNESS

HONINGHAM. Village Hall: Yoga, 10-11.30am.

TOFTWOOD. Scouthaven, Shipdham Road: Aerobic/dance exercise class, beginners, for all ages to fast and funky music, bring towel, drink and mat, 6-7pm, 01362 695949.

YAXHAM. Village Hall: Total Body Workout Fun, fitness class for all, bring drink and mat, 10-11am, 01362 851767.

SHOWS

KING'S LYNN. King's Lynn Arts Centre, 27-29 King Street: Romeo & Juliet (tragedy) by Shakespeare - Love and Madness, 10.30am �12/concs �10, 01553 764864.

King's Lynn Corn Exchange, Tuesday Market Place: Legends of the Oche - an evening with Bobby George, Eric Bristow and John Lowe, 7.30pm �10, 01553 764864.

DANCES

HOCKERING. Village Hall: Dereham Sequence Dance Club, some tuition, 8-10.15pm �2.