Diary: March 18-24

THURSDAY, MARCH 18EVENTSBLAKENEY. Quay: Seal trips with Bishops Boats, 10am �8/children �4/under twos free; booking essential 08000 740754 or 01263 740753.

THURSDAY, MARCH 18

EVENTS

BLAKENEY. Quay: Seal trips with Bishops Boats, 10am �8/children �4/under twos free; booking essential 08000 740754 or 01263 740753.

EAST TUDDENHAM. Village Hall: Easter prize bingo and raffle, doors 7.30pm, eyes down 8pm; proceeds Friendship Club.

FAKENHAM. First Focus, Cattle Market Street: Diabetes Support Group meeting, with talk on Caring for One's Feet, internet access, 10am-3pm.

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Royal British Legion, Cattle Market Street: National Council for the Divorced, Separated and Widowed Club meeting and disco, 8-11pm �2.50; information 01362 853993.

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

FITNESS

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.

DANCES

DEREHAM. 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: Tea dance with Nina and Bob, 2-4.30pm �3.

SALES

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

FRIDAY, MARCH 19

EVENTS

BLAKENEY. Quay: Seal trips with Bishops Boats, 10.30am �8/children �4/under twos free; booking essential 08000 740754 or 01263 740753.

DEREHAM. Mid Norfolk Railway, Station Road: Spring Diesel Gala, intensive service featuring four visiting locomotives, trade stands, refreshments available, 9am-5pm adults from �8, children from �4; information 01362 851723.

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.

FAKENHAM. Fakenham Racecourse: National Hunt race meeting, first race 2.15pm enclosure from �8, grandstack/paddock from �13, car park and children 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.

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

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

WELLS. Granary Theatre, Staithe Street: WEA course - Eat Anglian Ports in English History, 10am-4pm �12; information and bookings on 01328 710752.

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

WEST ACRE. West Acre Theatre, River Road: Absent Friends (comedy) by Alan Ayckbourn - Westacre Theatre Company, 7.30pm �12, 01760 755800.

CONCERTS

BRISTON. Copeman Centre: Organ recital by Mick Leary, postponed from December 19, ticket purchased for original show still valid, 7.30pm �6/under threes free, 01263 860844.

SOUTH CREAKE. St Mary's Church: Creakes Choral Group - Recital of Anthems and Motets, including JS Bach's Jesu, Priceless Treasure, 7.30pm collection for church and choir funds.

GIGS

BLAKENEY. Harbour Room: The Sean Webster Band (blues-rock), 8.30pm �10.

ANCES

EAST TUDDENHAM. Village Hall: Ceroc modern jive dance with guest teacher Carl Adams, 7.30-12, 07801 492358.

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, MARCH 20

EVENTS

BLAKENEY. Quay: Seal trips with Bishops Boats, 11am �8/children �4/under twos free; booking essential 08000 740754 or 01263 740753.

DEREHAM. Mid Norfolk Railway, Station Road: Spring Diesel Gala, intensive service featuring four visiting locomotives, trade stands, refreshments available, 9am-5pm adults from �8, children from �4; information 01362 851723.

Scout HQ, London Road: 1st Dereham Scouts Easter bingo, doors open 6.30pm, eyes down 7.30pm.

FULMODESTONE. Old School Hall: Exhibition - Now and Then, photographs, letters, documents and maps showing changes in Barney and Fulmodeston over last 150 years, 10.30am-4pm �1/children free.

HOCKERING. Village Hall: Coffee morning, with home-made cakes, produce, tombola, bric-a-brac and raffle, 10am-12; proceeds church roof repair fund.

HOUGHTON. Houghton Hall: Charity horse ride, five or 10 mile routes, 9am-1pm �15 per horse and rider, 01485 528551; proceeds Harpley Primary School and St Martin's Church, Houghton.

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

SCARNING. Broadway Farm, The Broadway: Coffee morning, with stalls, 10am-1pm �1 including refreshments; proceeds Scarning Church Flower Festival.

SYDERSTONE. Amy Robsart Village Hall: Village Screen presents Amelia (PG), 7.30pm �3.50 adv/�4 on door, 01485 578588 or 578171.

WELLS. Granary Theatre: WEA course, 'East Anglian Ports in English History', 10am-4pm �12, details and booking 01328 710752.

FITNESS

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

SHOWS

WEST ACRE. West Acre Theatre, River Road: Absent Friends (comedy) by Alan Ayckbourn - Westacre Theatre Company, 7.30pm �12, 01760 755800.

CONCERTS

HOLKHAM. Holkham Hall, Marble Hall: Classical piano recital by Bengt Forsberg (Sweden), programme of music by Chopin, Ferguson, Stenhammar, Sibelius and Schumann, 7.30pm �25 including glass of wine, 01328 713111.

GIGS

EAST TUDDENHAM. Jubilee Hall: Fick and Finn (60s-70s) featuring Star Disco, 8pm-late �6, 01603 880813 or from venue.

FAKENHAM. Conservative Club, White Horse Street: Rob Charles, 8.30pm.

MATTISHALL. Sports and Social Club: Carol (soul, Motown, rock and blues), 9pm.

WELLS. Granary Theatre, Staithe Street: The Red Shadow Quartet (jazz), 7.30pm �7/concs �6, 01328 710193.

SALES

DEREHAM. Church House, Church Street: Jumble and nearly new, 10am; proceeds East Anglia's Children's Hospices.

Scout HQ, London Road: Jumble, 1pm.

SUNDAY, MARCH 21

EVENTS

BLAKENEY. Quay: Seal trips with Bishops Boats, 11am �8/children �4/under twos free; booking essential 08000 740754 or 01263 740753.

DEREHAM. Mid Norfolk Railway, Station Road: Spring Diesel Gala, intensive service featuring four visiting locomotives, trade stands, refreshments available, 9am-5pm adults from �8, children from �4; information 01362 851723.

FULMODESTONE. Old School Hall: Exhibition - Now and Then, photographs, letters, documents and maps showing changes in Barney and Fulmodeston over last 150 years, 10.30am-4pm �1/children free.

STANFIELD. Village: Vintage Horticultural and Garden Machinery Working Day, raffle, tombola and refreshments available, 10.30am; information 01328 851571.

GIGS

SHIPDHAM. King's Head: Lee Vasey, 8pm.

SALES

LITTLE MELTON. Village Hall, Mill Road: Nearly new baby, toddler and pre-school sale of nearly new items, 10am-12 �1/under 16s free; proceeds Little Melton Pre-school Nursery.

YAXHAM. Village Hall: Car boot, inside and out, 7am-12; pitches (in aid of Diabetes Association) available on 01362 694923.

MONDAY, MARCH 22

EVENTS

BLAKENEY. Quay: Seal trips with Bishops Boats, 11am �8/children �4/under twos free; booking essential 08000 740754 or 01263 740753.

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

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

HEMPTON. Memorial Hall: Norfolk Wildlife Trust (Fakenham), illustrated talk by Steve Dalliston, Wensum Valley Project, 7.30pm.

NORTH CREAKE. Village Hall: The Creakes Gardeners Club, illustrated talk by Glyn Ingram - The Dear of Great Britain and My Work as Deer Keeper at the Holkham Estate in Norfolk, 7.30pm.

NORTH ELMHAM. Institute Hall: Easter bingo, in aid of Cystic Fibrosis Trust, eyes down 7.30pm.

WELLS. Granary Theatre, Staithe Street: Screen-next-the-Sea presents Cinema Paradiso (PG), 7pm �5/children �3.50, tickets from 01328 710883, Kinsleys (Staithe Street) or The Shop (opposite St Nicholas Church).

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 23

EVENTS

BLAKENEY. Quay: Seal trips with Bishops Boats, 11am �8/children �4/under twos free; booking essential 08000 740754 or 01263 740753.

DEREHAM. Cancer Care Support and Information Centre: Fund Raising Coffee Morning, jewellery recycling, from 10.30am.

FAKENHAM. First Focus, Cattle Market Street: Family History session with internet access, 10am-1pm.

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

WALSINGHAM. Village Hall: Village Screen presents Bright Star (PG), 7.30pm �3.50 on door.

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.

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 24

EVENTS

BLAKENEY. Quay: Seal trips with Bishops Boats, 11am �8/children �4/under twos free; booking essential 08000 740754 or 01263 740753.

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 guest Major Irene Draycott, 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.

FOULSHAM. New Frost Hall, Claypit Road: Babies and toddlers, 9.30-11.30am first child �2.50/under ones �1, 50p for each subsequent child, 07990 952487.

REEPHAM. Library: Introduction to Word, 10-11am.

TOFTWOOD. Village Hall: Whist drive, 1.30pm.

FITNESS

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

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

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, 6-7pm, 01362 695949.

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

DANCES

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