Diary: November 26-December 2

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 26EVENTSBEETLEY. The Woad Centre, Rawhall Lane: Share the View, demonstration of dyeing with woad indigo, 10am-4pm free.BINHAM.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 26

EVENTS

BEETLEY. The Woad Centre, Rawhall Lane: Share the View, demonstration of dyeing with woad indigo, 10am-4pm free.


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BINHAM. Village Hall: Binham Local History Group, talk - Norwich Silver 900-1900, 7.30pm �3/members �2.

DEREHAM. Memorial Hall: Dereham Flower Club open meeting, demonstration - Christmas is Coming, 7.30pm �7.50 on door.

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Peddars Way Housing Association, Michael Chaplin House, Station Road: Dereham and District Access Group meeting, 2pm.

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

First Focus, 18 Cattle Market Street: Art Club, making Christmas cards with a qualified tutor, internet access, 10am-3pm.

PENSTHORPE. Pensthorpe Nature Reserve and Gardens: Floodlit bird feed, commentary by wardens, 4pm included in normal admission or if spending �2 or more in the shop, otherwise charge of �2 applies. Also Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

FITNESS

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

Fakenham Sports Centre, Hempton Road: Arriba! Wellness Club and Community Weight Loss Challenge, 7.30pm, details Helen Smith 01485 529170.

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

TOFTWOOD. Scout Haven, Shipdham Road: Aerobics class, get fit, have fun to fast and funky music, bring towel, mat and drink, 7.30-8.30pm, details 01362 695949.

SHOWS

WELLS. The Granary Theatre, Staithe Street: Abigail's Party (drama) by Mike Leigh - Black Ram Theatre Company, 7.30pm �9/concs �8, 01328 710193.

WEST ACRE. West Acre Theatre, River Road: About Time (variety show) - Young People at Westacre, 7pm �7, Sat 3.30pm �5 and 7pm �7, 01760 755800.

DANCES

DEREHAM. Leisure Centre, Station Road: Ballroom and Latin with Xavier, beginners, 8.30-10pm �7, gym members �6, 01760 336410.

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

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

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.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27

EVENTS

BEETLEY. The Woad Centre, Rawhall Lane: Share the View, demonstration of dyeing with woad indigo, 10am-4pm free.

Village Hall: Mind, Body and Spirit Evening, various taster sessions, 7.30-10pm.

DEREHAM. Library: Science Fiction and Fantasy Writing Group, 6pm, 01362 853138.

Meeting Point, St Withburga Lane: The Friends of St Nicholas Church talks series - High Horses: An Andean Adventure, given by John Labouchere, 7 for 7.30pm �5, 01362 691011 or from the Parish Office in Church Street.

Methodist Church Hall, Theatre Street: Pilates, 1.15-2.15pm �7, 01362 860857.

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.

FAKENHAM. Community Centre: Christmas prize bingo, mince pies, tea and coffee available, 7.30pm; for East Anglian Air Ambulance.

Library, Oak Street: Fakenham Fit Together health walk, 1.25 miles, 2pm; information 0782 6869 377.

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.

MORSTON. Quay: Seal trips with Temples, 1pm �8/children (14 and under) �4; booking essential 01263 740791.

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).

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

WALSINGHAM. Car park next to Norfolk Riddle Restaurant, Wells Road: Walsingham Fit Together health walk, six mile walk, not suitable for dogs, 11am; information 0782 6869 377.

Village Hall: Bingo, 7.30pm 50p per book.

WELBORNE. Village Hall: Village Screen presents Is Anybody There (12A), 7.30pm �5, 01362 850268 or 858456.

FITNESS

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

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

SHOWS

SWANTON MORLEY. Village Hall: Cinderella (pantomime) - Estrella Productions, 7.30pm �4/under 16s �2 on door.

WELLS. The Granary Theatre, Staithe Street: Abigail's Party (drama) by Mike Leigh - Black Ram Theatre Company, 7.30pm �9/concs �8, 01328 710193.

WEST ACRE. West Acre Theatre, River Road: About Time (variety show) - Young People at Westacre, 7pm �7, 01760 755800.

CONCERTS

FIELD DALLING. St Andrew's Church: Concert of Christmas Music by musicians from Gresham's Prep School, under the direction of Nathan Waring, 6.30pm collection for Gresham's Choir Tour and St Andrew's Church.

GIGS

BLAKENEY. Harbour Room, Quay: John O'Leary's Sugarkane, 8.30pm �10, 01263 741666.

DEREHAM. Royal Standard, Baxter Row: Akoostick Fuel, 8.30pm.

HINDOLVESTON. Village Hall: Rig-a-Jig-Jig, 8.30pm.

TOFTWOOD. Social Centre: Mary Little, 8.30pm �2/members �1.

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.

SALES

CRANWORTH. Village Hall: General auction, book-in from 1pm, auction 6pm; information 07940 212256.

Village Hall: General auction, book-in from 1.30pm, starts 6pm. General auction, viewing from 2pm, starts 6pm.

SWANTON MORLEY. Primary School: Christmas fair, various stalls, Santa's Grotto, 3.30pm.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 28

EVENTS

BEETLEY. The Woad Centre, Rawhall Lane: Share the View, demonstration of dyeing with woad indigo, 10am-4pm free.

BLAKENEY. Quay: Seal trips with Beans, 2pm �8/chdlren (under 14) �4/under twos free; booking essential 01263 740505 or 740038.

CASTLE ACRE. Castle Acre Priory: Create winter spice scented herb balls, 10am-4pm normal admission applies.

FOULSHAM. New Frost Hall: Greek Night, three-course meal of authentic Greek food prepared by a Greek chef, followed by disco, 7pm �17 inclusive; booking essential 01362 680272; in aid of Foulsham & Bintree Playgroup and Baby & Toddler Group.

LONGHAM. Village Hall: Hot Buffet Supper, glass of bubbly followed by two-course supper with wine, 6pm �6, 01362 860465; proceeds Bittering Church.

MATTISHALL. All Saints' Church: Encountering God, the Rev Dr Gordon Kegg leads a day which includes teaching and the opportunity to experience the presence and power of God, drinks and light lunch included, 10am-4pm free; register on 01362 858873.

MORSTON. Quay: Seal trips with Temples, 1pm and 2pm �8/children (14 and under) �4; booking essential 01263 740791.

NORTH ELMHAM. Memorial Hall: Lighting up party, with stalls etc, 3pm adults �1.

TITTLESHALL. Village Hall: Village Screen presents The Time Traveler's Wife (12A), 7.30pm �4.50 on door.

WEASENHAM. St Peter's Church: Crib Festival, refreshments available, 10.30am-3pm.

WELLS. Friends Meeting House, Church Street: WEA day course examining the life of Thomas Paine, 10am-4pm �12; booking essential 01328 710752.

WHITWELL. Whitwell & Reepham Station: Diesel engine Georgie pulling BSK carriage, museum open, refreshment room, 10am-6pm.

YAXHAM. Village Hall: Prize bingo and raffle 7.30pm.

SHOWS

SWANTON MORLEY. Village Hall: Cinderella (pantomime) - Estrella Productions, 7.30pm �4/under 16s �2 on door.

WEST ACRE. West Acre Theatre, River Road: About Time (variety show) - Young People at Westacre, 3.30pm �5 and 7pm �7, 01760 755800.

WOOD NORTON. Village Hall: Creative Arts East present Bed Among the lentils and A Chip in the Sugar (monologues from Talking Heads) by Alan Bennett - Moonstruck Theatre Company, 8pm 7.50/concs �6.50/family ticket �26 advance or �8.50/�7.50/�30 on door, 01352 683731/683291.

CONCERTS

DEREHAM. St Nicholas Church: The Mid Norfolk Singers present Choral Classics: A Handel-Haydn Celebration, conductor: Geoff Davidson, 7.30pm �7.50/under 16s �4 on door.

HOLKHAM. Holkham Hall, Marble Hall: The Maggini Quartet, programme of works by Haydn, Edmund Rubbra and Mendelssohn, 7.30pm �22.50, 01328 713111.

GIGS

BLAKENEY. Harbour Room, Quay: Aynsley Lister (blues) supported by Fourplay, 8.30pm �10, 01263 741666.

FAKENHAM. Rampant Horse: Replica, 9pm.

GRESSENHALL. Social Club, Rougholme Close: Live music with Stepback, 8.30-11.45pm �4.

NORTH ELMHAM. The Railway: Egypt (blues-rock) and Tea (Spanish rock band), 8.30pm.

TOFTWOOD. Social Centre: The Strollers, 8.30pm �5/members �2.50.

DANCES

EAST TUDDENHAM. Village Hall: Dance to music by Nina and Bob, 7.45-10.45pm �3.50.

HONINGHAM. Village Hall: Party dance with DJ John, bring and share buffet, 7-10.45pm �2.50; proceeds Big C Appeal.

SHIPDHAM. WI Hall: 60s and 70s charity disco in aid of the Hair and Beauty Benevolent, dancing to Sound City Disco, raffle, bar, 7.30-12midnight �5.

SALES

CASTLE ACRE. Village Hall: Second-hand books and collectables, 10am-4pm.

DEREHAM. King's Park Pre-School, King's Park: Christmas fair, various stalls, Santa, 2-4pm 50p.

Memorial Hall, Norwich Street: Christmas Gift Fair and Santa's Grotto, 10am-3pm.

The Hall, Courtney Close: Bric-a-brac, cakes, tombola, see pictures of rescued animals, 10.30am-3pm; proceeds Hallswood Animal Sanctuary and Castaways.

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

Outside Argos: Bric-a-brac, cakes, knitted goods, Christmas gifts, 8am-12.30pm; for Barnado's.

HINDOLVESTON. Village Hall: Craft and Produce market, 6.30-9pm.

HOCKERING. Village Hall: Jumble sale 10am-noon.

LANGHAM. Parish Room: Christmas Fair, various stalls, 10am-12.

SCARNING. Village Hall: Christmas fair, various stalls, refreshments, 10am-4pm; for church funds.

SHIPDHAM. Community Centre: Christmas bazaar, various stalls, 1-3pm.

TOFTWOOD. Fred Nicholson School, Westfield Road: Christmas fair, various stalls, 2-4pm.

YAXHAM. St Peter's Close: Autumn fair, various stalls, face painting, 11am-2pm.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 29

EVENTS

BLAKENEY. Quay: Seal trips with Beans, 2pm �8/chdlren (under 14) �4/under twos free; booking essential 01263 740505 or 740038.

CASTLE ACRE. Castle Acre Priory: Create winter spice scented herb balls, 10am-4pm normal admission applies.

DEREHAM. Market Place: Christmas lights switch-on, ice skating rink, fun fair, Santa, charity stalls, live festive entertainment, 1-6pm, lights switched on at 4.30pm.

MORSTON. Quay: Seal trips with Temples, 2pm �8/children (14 and under) �4; booking essential 01263 740791.

WEASENHAM. St Peter's Church: Crib Festival, refreshments available, 11am-3pm.

WHITWELL. Whitwell & Reepham Station: Diesel engine Georgie pulling BSK carriage, museum open, refreshment room, 10am-6pm.

YAXHAM. Village Hall: Christmas dog show, pedigree and novelty classes including fancy dress (in aid of the PDSA), dogs do not need to be KC registered, tombola, raffle, competitions and more, 10am-4pm.

GIGS

WELLS. Globe Inn: Stella Goody and the Starlights (jazz) featuring Lee Vasey, 7.30-10pm.

SALES

BURNHAM MARKET. Sussex Barns: Little Vintage Lovers Fair, 40 plus stalls of vintage clothing, collectables, accessories and textiles, circa 1900-1980, music, mulled wine and mince pies, 11am-5pm �1/students 50p/children free.

FAKENHAM. Parish Church: Craft market, refreshments available (to 1pm), crafts 10am-3pm.

HINDOLVESTON. Village Hall: Craft and Produce market, 10am-4pm.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 30

EVENTS

FAKENHAM. Fakenham Racecourse: National Hunt racing, first race 12.50pm course enclosure from �8, grandstand/paddock from �13/under 16s free.

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

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

MORSTON. Quay: Seal trips with Temples, 2.45pm �8/children (14 and under) �4; booking essential 01263 740791.

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 with callers, 7.30-9.30pm �1, 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, Rougholme Close: General auction, cash only, 6pm, 07963 641687.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1

EVENTS

DEREHAM. Meeting Point, St Withburga Lane: Norfolk Wildlife Trust (Mid Norfolk), Christmas evening with buffet and fun quiz, 7.30pm �2/members �1.50.

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.

FAKENHAM. Salvation Army Hall, Oak Street: Fakenham Choral Society rehearsal, new members welcome, 7.30pm, 01328 851848.

Masonic Hall, Hayes Lane: Fakenham Flower Club, demonstration - Anticipation, 7.30pm �5/members �2.

First Focus, 18 Cattle Market Street: Social day, uncovering gems, internet access, 10am-1pm.

SCARNING. Primary School: Pilates, 7.45-8.45pm �7, 01362 860857.

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

FITNESS

DEREHAM. Church House (next to Phoenix Hotel), Church Street: Aerobics beginners class, get fit, have fun to fast and funky music, bring towel, mat and drink, 6.30-7.30pm, details 01362 695949.

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.

DANCES

BRISTON. Copeman Centre, Hall Street: Fit Together tea dance with Marlene and Brian, 1.45-3.45pm �2, 07826 869377.

FAKENHAM. Fakenham Community Centre, Oak Street: Beginners line dancing class, 10am-11.30am.

MATTISHALL. Sports and Social Club: Modern jive with Foot-loose, beginners and intermediates 7.30-10.30pm, 07947 607810.

SWANTON MORLEY. Hunter's Hall: Tango with Tangojax, beginners 7.30-8.30pm, practice 8.30-9.30pm �12 or �4 practice only, 01760 336410.

TOFTWOOD. Village Hall: Tea dance with Nina and Bob, 2-4.30pm �2.50 including refreshments.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2

EVENTS

DEREHAM. Methodist Church Hall, Theatre Street: Every Picture Tells A Story, WEA lecture on the social history told by Victorian paintings, 10.15am �4.

Salvation Army, St Nicholas Street: Cameo Club meeting, with special guests Mrs McCord and the St Nicholas School 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: Carer's Cafe, for those caring for people with dementia, 2.30-4.30pm.

MILEHAM. Village Hall: Alpha Course, sponsored by Victory Villages Church a North Elmham, all welcome, includes meal, all welcome, 7pm; information 01362 668008 or 01328 701544.

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

TOFTWOOD. Village Hall: Whist drive, 1.30pm.

FITNESS

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

Village Hall: Step, 7.30pm.

TOFTWOOD. Scouthaven, Shipdham Road: Aerobics class, get fit, have fun to fast and funky music, all ages, bring towel/mat and drink, 6-7pm, 01362 695949.

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

GIGS

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

DANCES

GRESSENHALL. Social Club, Rougholme Close: Line, beginners 7pm, advanced 8.30pm.

HOCKERING. Village Hall: Dereham Sequence Dance Club, including tuition and refreshments, 8-10.15pm �2.50.

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