Diary - January 22-28

THURSDAY, 22/01/2009EVENTSELSING. Village Hall: Bingo, 7.45pm.FAKENHAM. First Focus, 18 Cattle Market Street: Drop in centre; Healthy Living Day (reflexology, exercise information, books on nutrition cooking etc, beauty technician, free manicures); Shopmobility; Victim Support, help for those affected by crime, practical and emotional (10am-12); 10am-1pm.

THURSDAY, 22/01/2009


ELSING. Village Hall: Bingo, 7.45pm.

FAKENHAM. First Focus, 18 Cattle Market Street: Drop in centre; Healthy Living Day (reflexology, exercise information, books on nutrition cooking etc, beauty technician, free manicures); Shopmobility; Victim Support, help for those affected by crime, practical and emotional (10am-12); 10am-1pm.

You may also want to watch:

Masonic Hall, Hayes Lane: The Fakenham Society, talk - Social Effects of Victorian Photography, 7.30pm non members �2.50.

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

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YAXHAM. Church Hall: Playgroup for toddlers and preschoolers every Thursday, feel free to pop in and have a look round, 9.15-11am �5 per session.


CLEY. Norfolk Wildlife Trust Visitors Centre, Coast Road: Fit Together guided walk, 3.25 mile walk through Cley Marshes to the beach and back, 10.30am.

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

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

TOFTWOOD. Scouthaven (under bypass bridge): Aerobics and dance exercise for all ages, to fast and funky music, bring towel, mat and drink, 7.30-8.30pm, details 01362 695949.


WELLS. SS Albatros, Quay: Jam session, 8-11pm.


DEREHAM. Leisure Centre: Ballroom and Latin with Xavier, beginners 8.30-10pm �6, members �5, 01760 336410.

EAST TUDDENHAM. Village Hall: Tea dance, refreshments included, 2-4.30pm �2.50.

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


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.

FRIDAY, 23/01/2009


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

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, a sensory music class for babies, 9.45-10.30am, details: Nicola 01362 690438/Helen 01485 542597.

Music and Movement, pre-school classes of dance, drama and music, 10.45-11.45am, details: Nicola 01362 690438/Helen 01485 542597.

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


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

TOFTWOOD. Village Hall: Tai chi classes, 2pm, email taichi7stars@gmail.com/07786516419.

YAXHAM. Village Hall: Total body workout, fun fitness class suitable for all fitness levels and ages, 10.15-11.15am, 01362 851767.


WIVETON. St Mary's Church: Opera by Candlelight with Jayne May Sysum (soprano) accompanied by Jim Laird, programme includes classic arias by Mozart, Puccini, Bizet and many more, mulled wine reception with Wyatt Earp playing the flute, 6pm followed by concert at 6.30pm �10 or opera and three-course dinner at the Wiveton Bell (7.30pm) �25, booking essential 01263 740101; proceeds parish church window restoration fund.


TOFTWOOD. Social Club: Mark Steele, 8.30pm.


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

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


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

SATURDAY, 24/01/2009


TITCHWELL. RSPB Titchwell Marsh Reserve: Big Garden Birdwatch day, marquee with children's activities, nature trail, 10am-4pm free.

YAXHAM. Village Hall: Cash bingo, 7.30pm.


DEREHAM. Memorial Hall: Comedy Night featuring Adam Ethan Crow (MC/comedian), Keith Fields (comedian/magician) and John B Edwards (comedian), 7.30pm �10 (over 18s only), 01362 693821.


DEREHAM. Dereham Conservative Club, Quebec Street: Mike Fox, 8.30-11.45pm �3/members �2.

TOFTWOOD. Social Centre: The Glamtastics (70s glam rock), 8.30pm.

WELLS. SS Albatros, Quay: Lost Highway (from the Bonzos to Beefheart), 8.30pm.


EAST TUDDENHAM. Village Hall, Mattishall Road: Ceroc modern jive, 7.30pm-12am �8 door, �7 advance, 07801 492358.

HEMPTON. Memorial Hall: Balkan dancing with instruction, no experience or partners needed, 2.30-5pm, 01328 856582.


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

Parish Church: Books and jigsaws, 10am-1pm.

GRESSENHALL. Reading Room, the Green: Rummage sale, 10.30am-3pm; proceeds Gressenhall Chapel.

HINGHAM. Lincoln Hall: Jumble sale, cake stall, nearly new toys, name the teddy, 2-4pm 50p entrance.

SUNDAY, 25/01/2009


WIGHTON. Copys Green Farm: Farmhouse breakfast, enjoy Mrs Temple's cheese on toast, meet the cattle who make the cheese, 10am-12.30pm; proceeds Wighton Fundraising Committee.


SCULTHORPE. Sculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve: Winter guided walk followed by hot drinks at the reserve, 2.30pm �4pp, 01328 856788.


DEREHAM. Royal Standard: Karaoke, 8pm.

WELLS. SS Albatros, Quay: Rig-a-Jig-Jig (folk), recording live, 6-9.30pm.


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

MONDAY, 26/01/2009


DEREHAM. Royal Standard PH: Quiz night, 8.30pm.

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


BURNHAM DEEPDALE. Deepdale Cafe: Two-hour guided walk around Deepdale Farm with Tanya Eldridge, 1.30pm �3; booking essential 01485 210256.

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

WEYBOURNE. Kelling Heath car park: Fit Together guided walk, four mile Kelling Heath and Bodham Woods walk, 10.30am.


BRISLEY. Village Hall: Country and folk dancing with instruction, 7.30-9.30pm �1, 01362 869161 (Don/Joyce).

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


GRESSENHALL. Social Club, Rougholme Close: General auction, cash only, 6pm, 07748 420217 (Terry).

TUESDAY, 27/01/2009


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

FAKENHAM. First Focus, 18 Cattle Market Street: Drop-in centre, Gardening Club: A morning for our feathered friends; internet access; Shopmobility, 10am-1pm.

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

STIBBARD. Methodist Church Centre: Remembrance Meditation for Holocaust Memorial Day, Rev Rosemary Wakelin will be giving a power-point presentation based on photographs during a recent visit to Auschwitz, light refreshments served afterwards, 7pm.

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

WELLS. Friends Meeting House, Church Street: WEA eight week course starts - History of Opera Part 1, with tutor Andres H-Salazar, 10.30am-12.30pm �42.80 (course), free to those in receipt of benefit; details 01328 710652.

WENDLING. Village Hall: Bingo, 7.30pm.


FAKENHAM. Sports and Fitness Centre: Flintstones Badminton Club, 7-9pm, 01485 528598. Fakenham Community Badminton Club, 7-10pm, 01328 863657.

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

SCARNING. Village Hall: Yoga, 7-8pm.

TOFTWOOD. Village Hall: Aerobics and dance exercise for all ages, to fast and funky music, bring towel, mat and drink, 6.30-7.30pm and 7.30-8.30pm, details 01362 695949.


BYLAUGH. Bylaugh Hall: Lindy hop with Rock the Block, lesson 8-9pm, followed by freestyle �5.

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, 28/01/2009


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

Salvation Army, 3 St Nicholas Street: Cameo Club meeting led by The Cameo Singers, 2pm.

Methodist Church Hall, Theatre Street: WEA 10 week course - Norfolk From Aerial Photographs, with Derek Edwards, 10.15am �4 per week; information 01362 820580.

Library: The Dereham Society presents Wings over Norfolk with Derek Edwards, doors open 7.15/close at 7.30pm tickets �2 from the library, information: Brigitte Morton 01362 656971.

HEMPTON. Memorial Hall: Norfolk Wildlife Trust (Fakenham branch), talk - Pensthorpe: Past, Present and Future, 7.30-9.30pm �2.

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

WHISSONSETT. Village Hall: Whissonsett Horticultural Society AGM, with market stall and raffle, 7.30pm.


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

TOFTWOOD. Scouthaven (under bypass bridge): Aerobics and dance exercise to fast and funky music, all ages, bring towel/mat and drink, 6.30-7.30 and 7.30-8.30pm.

YAXHAM. Village Hall: Total body workout, fun fitness class suitable for all fitness levels and ages, 10.15-11.15am, 01362 851767.


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


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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