Diary May 14-20

THURSDAY, 14/05/2009EVENTSBAWDESWELL. Parish Church: Flower Festival: Let's Make Music preview reception and viewing, 7.30pm �10 by ticket only, 01362 688268.

THURSDAY, 14/05/2009

EVENTS

BAWDESWELL. Parish Church: Flower Festival: Let's Make Music preview reception and viewing, 7.30pm �10 by ticket only, 01362 688268.

DEREHAM. Bishop Bonner's Cottage Museum: Open from 2-4.30pm.

FAKENHAM. First Focus Drop-In Centre, 18 Cattle Market Street: Credit Union day; internet access; Victim Support, help for those affected by crime, practical and emotional; centre open 10am-3pm.

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

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NORTH ELMHAM. Memorial Hall: North Elmham Wives Club social evening with Winston the Singing Farmer, 7.30pm.

SWANTON MORLEY. Angel Cricket Ground, Hoe Road: Cricket Club outdoor net practice session for adults, superb facilities, three qualified coaches, new members welcome, 5pm onwards, George 01362 637620.

WALSINGHAM. Tourist Information Centre, Shirehall, Common Place: Walsingham guided tour, 11am �5/pensioners �4.50/children �2.50, 01328 820250.

WELLS. WI Hall, Church Plain: Quizaid, quiz evening as part of Christian Aid Week, light refreshments, 7pm, 01328 711617 or 711312.

SHOWS

BRISTON. Copeman Centre, Village Hall: Deadly Nightcap, Fri-Sat (murder mystery) by Francis Durbridge, 7.30pm �5, 01263 861340 (10am-4pm Mon-Sat).

FAKENHAM. Community Centre: Annie (musical) - FADLOS, 7.30pm �7 and �10/under 16s �5 and �10, 01328 862622.

GIGS

BURNHAM THORPE. Lord Nelson: Stone Runner (rock), 8.45pm.

DANCES

EAST TUDDENHAM. Jubilee Hall: Tea dance, with Nina and Bob, 2-4.30pm �2.50 inc 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

WELLS. GalleryPlus, Warham Road: Ongoing exhibitions/working studio, open daily (not Wednesday/Tuesday) Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 11am-4pm.

FRIDAY, 15/05/2009

EVENTS

BAWDESWELL. All Saints' Church: Flower Festival - Let's Make Music, lunchtime recitals plus visiting organists, refreshments, 10am-4.30pm.

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.

Dereham Town Football Club: Toddler Roadshow, event for babies and toddlers, parents and toddler groups, 10.30am-1pm free.

Bishop Bonner's Cottage Museum: Open from 2-4.30pm.

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.

REEPHAM. High School, Whitwell Road: Quiz and auction of promises, 7-10.30pm quiz �6 (teams up to six), 01603 870328.

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: Guided evening woodcock walk, 8.30pm �4; booking essential 01328 856788.

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

SHOWS

BRISTON. Copeman Centre, Village Hall: Deadly Nightcap, (murder mystery) by Francis Durbridge, 7.30pm �5, 01263 861340 (10am-4pm Mon-Sat).

FAKENHAM. Community Centre: Annie (musical) - FADLOS, 7.30pm �7 and �10/under 16s �5 and �10, 01328 862622.

SWANTON MORLEY. Village Hall: When Toad Came Home (musical play, Wind in the Willows sequel) by David Barrett - Swanton Morley Entertainers, 7.30pm �5/children �2.50, from SM Butchers/01362 851930 (Jenny).

GIGS

DEREHAM. The Phoenix: Stone Pony, 8.30pm.

TOFTWOOD. Social Club: Mike Storm, 8.30m �2, members �1.

WELLS. Corner House Bar, Staithe Street: Fanakapan, 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.

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

SALES

CRANWORTH. Village Hall: General auction, entries from 1pm, auction 6pm, 07940 212256.

EXHIBITIONS

WELLS. GalleryPlus, Warham Road: Ongoing exhibitions/working studio, open daily (not Wednesday/Tuesday) Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 11am-4pm.

SATURDAY, 16/05/2009

EVENTS

BAWDESWELL. All Saints' Church: Flower Festival: Let's Make Music, lunchtime recitals plus visiting organists, refreshments, 10am-4.30pm.

BINHAM. Priory: Binham Priory weekend celebration of the completion of the access and conservation project, see the new conservation building work, refreshments available, 10am-6pm.

BRISTON. Village: Briston and Hunworth Art Trail, various studios open, 10am-5pm; information 01263 862477.

DEREHAM. Church House, Church Street: Coffee morning, tombola, bric-a-brac, clothes, 10am-12.

Salvation Army, St Nicholas Street: Spring fair, fancy goods, home baking, refreshments etc, 10am.

Bishop Bonner's Cottage Museum: Open from 2-4.30pm.

GARVESTONE. Community Primary School: May Fair, family fun and games, music and entertainment including Nicky Robson's School of Dance, Maypole, raffle, barbecue and beer, 3-6pm.

GUIST. Sennowe Park: Charity horse ride, five or 10 mile routes, �15 per horse and rider; two mile route for children �5, refreshments available including barbecue and cakes, gates 9am-1pm; proceeds Little Owls, Rudham's Pre-school Group; information 01485 528204.

LITCHAM. The Old Rectory, Mileham Road: Afternoon of French Wine Tasting, accompanied by canap�s and the Bewick String Quartet, 3.30-6pm �15 advance only, 01328 700161; proceeds clock renovation project.

PENSTHORPE. Pensthorpe Nature Reserve: Wild About the Wensum day, opened by CBeebies star 'Jelly', local craft demonstrations, face painting, mobile making, bird radio tracking game, bird identification sessions, folk band Rig-a-Jig-Jig, hog roast and barbecue available, 10am-5pm free entry (car park �4).

WALSINGHAM. Black Lion, Market Place: The Walsingham Reunion, 7.30pm.

WELLS. Dorrington House, Westfield Avenue: 1st birthday celebrations, spring fete and barbecue, 10am-2pm.

WHITWELL. Whitwell and Reepham Station: Open day, diesel engine George pulling BSK carriage, footplate or driving sessions available, museum open, dogs welcome, 10am-5pm (train rides �2).

SHOWS

BRISTON. Copeman Centre, Village Hall: Deadly Nightcap, (murder mystery) by Francis Durbridge, 7.30pm �5, 01263 861340 (10am-4pm Mon-Sat).

FAKENHAM. Community Centre: Annie (musical) - FADLOS, 2.30pm and 7.30pm �7 and �10/under 16s �5 and �10, 01328 862622.

SWANTON MORLEY. Village Hall: When Toad Came Home (musical play, Wind in the Willows sequel) by David Barrett - Swanton Morley Entertainers, 7.30pm �5/children �2.50, from SM Butchers/01362 851930 (Jenny).

WELLS. Granary Theatre, Staithe Street: Mad and Merry Monarchs (romp through history) - Mad Dogs, 7.30pm �8, 01328 710193.

GIGS

TOFTWOOD. Social Club: Cabaret night starring Jonny Tait with Cutting Edge, 8.30pm �6/members �3.

DANCES

DEREHAM. Memorial Hall: Ballroom, Latin and sequence, 7.45pm �3.50.

LONGHAM. Village Hall: Charity dance with music by Kevin King in aid of Help the Heroes, 7.30pm-midnight �5, 01362 698650.

SALES

GREAT DUNHAM. Village Hall: Jumble, 10.30am-1.30pm; for hall funds.

HARPLEY. School playing field: Car boot, set-up from 10am, public 11am-2pm car pitches �5, vans �7, 01485 520612; proceeds Harpley School PFA.

HINDRINGHAM. Village Hall: Second-hand toys, books, bric-a-brac, plants and cakes, 10.30am-12.30pm; for Friends of Hindringham School.

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

WELLS. The Maltings, Staithe Street: Spring bazaar, various stalls, light lunches, refreshments, 10am-2pm; proceeds Methodist Church funds.

YAXHAM. Jubilee Park, Norwich Road: Car boot, no caterers, refreshments available, 8am-12 pitches �3 advance/�4 on day, 01362 692147; for WI funds.

EXHIBITIONS

CLEY. Pink Foot Gallery, High Street: Hawk and Owl Trust 49th anniversary art exhibition official opening, 6.30pm; auction for two paintings by Robert Gillmor and Bruce Pearson at 8pm.

WELLS. GalleryPlus, Warham Road: Ongoing exhibitions/working studio, open daily (not Wednesday/Tuesday) Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 11am-4pm.

SUNDAY, 17/05/2009

EVENTS

BAWDESWELL. All Saints' Church: Flower Festival: Let's Make Music, lunchtime recitals plus visiting organists, refreshments, 10am-4.30pm; songs of praise with the Bishop of Norwich, 6.30pm.

BINHAM. Priory: Binham Priory weekend celebration of the completion of the access and conservation project, service of thanksgiving with the Bishop of Norwich, 11am; see the new conservation building work, refreshments available, 2-6pm.

BRISTON. Village: Briston and Hunworth Art Trail, various studios open, 10am-5pm; information 01263 862477.

EAST LEXHAM. Lexham Hall: Garden open for National Gardens Scheme, formal garden with terraces, yew hedge, roses and mixed borders, traditional kitchen garden with crinkle-crankle wall, woodland garden, no dogs, 11am-5pm �4/children free.

FAKENHAM. Fakenham Racecourse: National Hunt Race meeting, first race 2.20pm course enclosure �8, grandstand and paddock �13, children under 16 free.

NORTH ELMHAM. Elmham House: Church fete, stalls, games, competitions, fun dog show and more, 2pm.

TOFTWOOD. Social Club: Prize bingo, 8pm; proceeds Beetley Cricket Club.

WHITWELL. Whitwell and Reepham Station: Open day, diesel engine George pulling BSK carriage, footplate or driving sessions available, museum open, dogs welcome, 10am-5pm (train rides �2).

YAXHAM. St Peter's Church: Rogation walk around village footpaths, dogs welcome, refreshments in village hall (from 3.30pm), 2pm.

CONCERTS

MATTISHALL. United Reformed Church Welgate Chapel: Praise Celebration with the Norwich Salvation Army Children's Choir, compere: Matthew Peek, 3pm collection.

GIGS

REEPHAM. King's Arms: Norfolk Jazz, 12-2.30pm.

EXHIBITIONS

WELLS. GalleryPlus, Warham Road: Ongoing exhibitions/working studio, open daily (not Wednesday/Tuesday) Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 11am-4pm.

MONDAY, 18/05/2009

EVENTS

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

GARVESTONE. Village Hall: Toddlers group, 1.30-3pm.

HEMPTON. Memorial Hall: Norfolk Wildlife Trust (Fakenham), talk: Moths of East Anglia, 7.30pm �2.

SWANTON MORLEY. Angel Cricket Ground, Hoe Road: Cricket training for youngsters aged eight-14 (boys and girls), three qualified coaches, Clubmark accreditation, equipment provided, excellent facilities, 6-7.30pm annual membership �2 and �1.50 per session, (George) 01362 637620.

DANCES

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, 07963 641687 (Denise).

EXHIBITIONS

WELLS. GalleryPlus, Warham Road: Ongoing exhibitions/working studio, open daily (not Wednesday/Tuesday) Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 11am-4pm.

TUESDAY, 19/05/2009

EVENTS

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 prizes, 7.30pm.

FAKENHAM. First Focus Drop-In Centre, 18 Cattle Market Street: Stroke Support Group (11am-12.30pm); internet access; centre open 10am-1pm.

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

BRISTON. Copeman Centre, Hall Street: Fit Together tea dance, 1.45-3.45pm �2, 01263 861340.

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, 20/05/2009

EVENTS

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.

Tony Boothman Day Care Centre for the Frail and Elderly, Doris Barnes Court, off John Bates Close: Spring fair, stalls, crafts, treasure hunt, teas/coffees, 10am-12.

Memorial Hall, Norwich Street: Blood donor sessions, 1-3.30pm and 5-7pm, appointments from 0845 7711 711/blood.co.uk

Salvation Army, St Nicholas Street: Cameo Club meeting with special guests Pat and Roger Catchpole (holiday in New Zealand), 2pm.

The Gallery: Art Inspirations workshop, transfer dyeing, 7.30-9.30pm �7.50, 01362 690969.

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.

SWANTON MORLEY. Lincoln House Care Home: Swanton Morley Surgery Patients' Participation group meeting, 7pm.

TOFTWOOD. Village Hall: Whist drive, 1.30pm.

Social Club: Bingo, 8.30pm.

WALSINGHAM. Tourist Information Centre, Shirehall, Common Place: Walsingham guided tour, 11am �5/pensioners �4.50/children �2.50, 01328 820250.

GIGS

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

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

LYNG. Lakeside Country Club: Dereham Jazz Society presents the 78 RPB 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.