Diary - March 12-18

THURSDAY, 12/03/2009EVENTSFAKENHAM. First Focus Drop-In Centre, 18 Cattle Market Street: Sight and Sound Event with a variety of agencies to help and advise those with sight or hearing difficulties, 10am-1pm; Victim Support, help for those affected by crime, practical and emotional, 10am-12; centre open, 10am-3pm.

THURSDAY, 12/03/2009

EVENTS

FAKENHAM. First Focus Drop-In Centre, 18 Cattle Market Street: Sight and Sound Event with a variety of agencies to help and advise those with sight or hearing difficulties, 10am-1pm; Victim Support, help for those affected by crime, practical and emotional, 10am-12; centre open, 10am-3pm.

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

NORTH TUDDENHAM. Village Hall: A Gardening Evening with Martyn Davey, Head of Horticulture at Easton College, 7.30pm �3.50; for Friends of St Mary's Church, information 01362 637225/01362 850446.

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.

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SHOWS

DEREHAM. Memorial Hall: Farndale Avenue Murder Mystery (spoof), 7.30pm �6, tickets from Just Kitchenware, Dereham (01362 699899).

GIGS

BURNHAM THORPE. Lord Nelson: White Heat, 8.45pm.

DANCES

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

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.

Royal British Legion (Falklands Room) : National Council for Divorced and Separated, disco and raffle, 8pm �2.

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

BURNHAM MARKET. Regatta Fine Art: Scottish Show, an exhibition of work by Scottish painters (to April 2, Tuesday-Saturday), 10.30am-5.30pm.

FRIDAY, 13/03/2009

EVENTS

BURNHAM MARKET. Village Hall: Charity bingo, 7.30pm; proceeds PACT Animal Sanctuary (Hingham).

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

Meeting Point: Dereham Amateur Organists Club meeting, 7-10pm.

EAST BARSHAM. Village Hall: Prize bingo, 7.30pm; for hall funds.

FAKENHAM. Fakenham Racecourse: National Hunt race meeting, first race 2.15pm course enclosure �8, grandstand and paddock �13, under 16s free.

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

DEREHAM. Memorial Hall: Farndale Avenue Murder Mystery (spoof), 7.30pm �6, tickets from Just Kitchenware, Dereham (01362 699899).

GIGS

GRESSENHALL. Social Club, Rougholme Close: Gressenhall CMC present the Barhoppers, 8pm �6, 01362 860547.

SCULTHORPE. Village Hall: The Bowler Hat Band (trad jazz), bring own drink, 8pm free.

TOFTWOOD. Social Centre: Bobby Graham, 8.30pm �2/members �1.

WELLS. Corner House Bar: Fanakapan (folk), 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.

EXHIBITIONS

BURNHAM MARKET. Regatta Fine Art: Scottish Show, an exhibition of work by Scottish painters (to April 2, Tuesday-Saturday), 10.30am-5.30pm.

SATURDAY, 14/03/2009

EVENTS

BRANCASTER STAITHE. Village Hall: Birdwatching for beginners workshop, classroom session followed by field trip, 9am-12 �12, booking essential 01485 210779.

BUXTON. Village Hall: Prize and cash bingo, doors 7pm, eyes down 7.30pm; proceeds Buxton Football Club.

YAXHAM. Village Hall: Cash bingo, 7.30pm.

SHOWS

DEREHAM. Memorial Hall: Farndale Avenue Murder Mystery (spoof), 7.30pm �6, tickets from Just Kitchenware, Dereham (01362 699899).

CONCERTS

FAKENHAM. Parish Church: Fakenham Choral Society - A Celebration of English Music, accompanied by John Jordan (organ) and Kathleen Wyatt (piano) with guest violinist Rona Shanahan; musical director: Janet Kelsey; soloists: Meg Starling (soprano), Harriet Bennett (alto), Adam Turner (tenor) and David McKee (baritone); programme includes music by John Tavener, Handel, Vaughan Williams, Sullivan and Purcell, 7.30pm �10/under 18s free, 01328 830639/on the door.

HOLKHAM. Holkham Hall, Marble Hall: Celebrity Concert Series - Julius Drake (piano) with Anna Grevelius (soprano), programme includes Grieg and Schumann's great song cycle, Frauenliebe und Leben, 7.30pm �22, 01328 738234 (weekdays 3-6pm/email m.franklin@holkham.co.uk.

GIGS

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

Royal Standard, Baxter Row: Karaoke, 8pm.

FAKENHAM. Rampant Horse: Mister Pink, 8.30pm.

MATTISHALL. Sports and Social Club: Carol, 8.30pm non members �2.50.

TOFTWOOD. Social Centre: Shake, Rattle 'n' Roll, 8.30pm �5/members �2.50.

DANCES

HONINGHAM. Village Hall: Popular sequence, 7.30-10.45pm �3; proceeds East Anglia's Children's Hospices (Quidenham).

SALES

COLKIRK. Village Hall: Jumble, 2-4pm.

DEREHAM. Market Place: Farmers' market, 9am-12.

SCULTHORPE. 66 Moor Lane: Ladies clothes sale, 10am-4pm; proceeds Friends of Sculthorpe Primary School.

EXHIBITIONS

BURNHAM MARKET. Regatta Fine Art: Scottish Show, an exhibition of work by Scottish painters (to April 2, Tuesday-Saturday), 10.30am-5.30pm.

SCULTHORPE. Sculthorpe Moor Nature Reserve: Original paintings and prints by Steve Cale, 10am-4pm Tues-Sun (to April 5)entry by donation.

SUNDAY, 15/03/2009

EVENTS

DEREHAM. Mid Norfolk Railway: Behind the Scenes Day, tours of the station, signal box and yard, demonstration freight trains and goods handling demonstrations, 'driver for a tenner' experience, train rides with commentary, from 10.30am entry to site free although charges apply for train rides and the 'driver for a tenner' experience, times of events throughout the day and information email info@mnr.org.uk or at www.mnr.org.uk.

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

SALES

YAXHAM. Village Hall: Charity car boot, 8am-12, bookings: 01362 694923.

MONDAY, 16/03/2009

EVENTS

DEREHAM. Memorial Hall: Blood donor sessions, 1-3.30pm and 5-7pm, appointments 0845 711711/

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

GARVESTON. Village Hall: Toddlers group, 1.40-3pm.

DANCES

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).

SALES

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

TUESDAY, 17/03/2009

EVENTS

FAKENHAM. First Focus Drop-In Centre, 18 Cattlemarket Street: Stroke Support Group social day (11am-12); centre open, 10am-1pm.

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.

Meeting Point: Bingo, cash and prizes, 7.30pm.

NORTH CREAKE. Village Hall: Village Screen presents The Duchess (12A), 7.30pm �5, 01328 730948.

SCARNING. Village Hall: Art group, abilities (beginners welcome), 9am-12 �4 (tea/coffee included), just come along or 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.

DANCES

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.

EXHIBITIONS

BURNHAM MARKET. Regatta Fine Art: Scottish Show, an exhibition of work by Scottish painters (to April 2, Tuesday-Saturday), 10.30am-5.30pm.

WEDNESDAY, 18/03/2009

EVENTS

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

Salvation Army, 3 St Nicholas Street: Cameo Club meeting with guest speaker, Major Grace Richardson: Mothering Sunday, 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.

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

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

TOFTWOOD. Village Hall: Whist drive, 1.30pm.

Social Centre: Bingo, 8.30pm.

GIGS

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

King's Head: Dereham Folk Club, 8.30pm.

LYNG. Lakeside Country Club: Dereham Jazz Society present the Bob Dore, Alan Martin Octet, 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.

EXHIBITIONS

BURNHAM MARKET. Regatta Fine Art: Scottish Show, an exhibition of work by Scottish painters (to April 2, Tuesday-Saturday), 10.30am-5.30pm.