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DFTTHURSDAY, 11/12/2008EVENTSBURNHAM DEEPDALE. Deepdale Information: Christmas walking quiz, daylight hours, £1 per quiz sheet; proceeds St Mary's Church.

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THURSDAY, 11/12/2008

EVENTS

BURNHAM DEEPDALE. Deepdale Information: Christmas walking quiz, daylight hours, £1 per quiz sheet; proceeds St Mary's Church.


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CLEY. Village Hall: Norfolk Wildlife Trust (North Norfolk branch), illustrated talk - Flowers of the Mountain, 7.30pm £2/members £1.50 including wine and mince pies .

EAST WINCH. Carpenters Arms: Quiz night, 8.30pm; proceeds Donkey Sanctuary at Sidmouth in Devon.

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ELSING. Village Hall: Christmas bingo, prizes and cash, doors 7pm, eyes down 8pm.

FAKENHAM. Parish Church: Refreshments and stalls, 10am-1pm.

First Focus Drop-in Centre, 18 Cattle Market Street: Victim support, help for hose affected by crime, practical and emotional, 10am-12.

Parish Church, Oak Street: Christmas Tree Festival, 80 decorated trees, refreshments available; Christmas bazaar, 10am-8pm donations welcome for local charities.

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

KING'S LYNN. Eco Ice-skating rink, New Conduit Street: Ice skating, hourly sessions (minimum 45 minutes on the ice), 12-8pm £3.95 per person, book at www.ecoiceskate.com or in person at any Borough Council leisure facility.

PENSTHORPE. Pensthorpe Nature Reserve: Winter birds floodlit feed, 4pm; reserve open 10am-5pm normal admission.

FAKENHAM. Parish Church: Refreshments and stalls, 10am-1pm.

SCULTHORPE. Sculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve: Monthly toddle and storytime for pre-school children and their carers, come dressed for outdoors, £3, details from Leanne 01328 856788.

THURSFORD. Thursford Collection: Santa's Magical Journey, entertainment on the way to see Santa, present for the children, 1.30pm-6pm £6/children £12 (including present); booking essential 01328 878477 or www.santas-magical-journey.co.uk.

WALSINGHAM. Village Hall: Bingo, eyes down 7pm; raising funds for Christmas activities at Walsingham Primary School.

WEST BILNEY. St Cecilia's Church: Carol service, 7pm.

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.

SHOWS

FAKENHAM. Community Centre, off Oak Street: A Christmas Carol (based on novel by Charles Dickens) written by Ben Francis - Fakenham and District Light Operatic Society (FALDOS), 7.30pm £8 and £6, tickets from Evolve in Norwich Street or 01328 862622.

KING'S LYNN. King's Lynn Arts Centre, 27-29 King Street: A Children's Swan Lake and Musical Madness (dance show) - Noise and Chance School of Dance, 7.30pm £7 and £8.50, 01553 764864.

King's Lynn Corn Exchange, Tuesday Market Place: Comedy Club (adults only) featuring MC Charlie Baker, Barry Castagnola, Rich Wilson and Stuart Goldsmith, doors 7.45pm, comedy 8.45pm £9, 01553 764864.

THURSFORD. Thursford Collection: Thursford Christmas Spectacular, 2pm and 7pm £24-£32 - check box office for returns, 01328 878477.

GIGS

FLITCHAM. Community Centre: The Wolf Club presents Adam Hurt (folk and country from the USA), supporting floorspots from local talent, 8pm £5 by ticket only, 01485 600948 .

WELLS. SS Albatros, The Quay: Jam session, 8pm.

DANCES

BARFORD. Barford and Wramplingham Village Hall: Ballroom and Latin, beginners 7.30-8.30pm £4 and 8.30-9.30pm £4, 07766 751545 (Donna).

CARBROOKE. Village Hall, Church Street: Carbrooke Sequence Dance Club, tuition 7.30-8pm, dancing 8-10.15pm £1.50.

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

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

EAST TUDDENHAM. Jubilee Hall: Ballroom, Latin and line with Nina and Bob, 8-10.30pm £3.50.

SALES

DEREHAM. Salvation Army, St Nicholas Street: Mini market with men's and ladies' clothes, bric-a-brac etc, 9-11.30am.

HEACHAM. Fridhem Rest Home, 79 Station Road: Christmas fair, various stalls, cakes, raffle, refreshments, Santa' grotto, 2-4pm .

FRIDAY, 12/12/2008

EVENTS

BURNHAM DEEPDALE. Deepdale Information: Christmas walking quiz, daylight hours, £1 per quiz sheet; proceeds St Mary's Church.

DEREHAM. Anglia Room, Jubilee Suite, Meeting Point, Withburga Lane: Dereham Amateur Organists Club meeting, 7-10pm £2 admission includes refreshments, information: 01379 678622.

KING'S LYNN. Eco Ice-skating rink, New Conduit Street: Ice skating, hourly sessions (minimum 45 minutes on the ice), 12-8pm £3.95 per person, book at www.ecoiceskate.com or any Borough Council leisure facility.

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.

PENSTHORPE. Pensthorpe Nature Reserve: Winter birds floodlit feed, 4pm; reserve open 10am-5pm normal admission.

SCARNING. Primary School: Christmas fete, Santa's grotto, tombola, badge making, cake and sweet stalls, hook the bottle, 2pm.

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

SCULTHORPE. Village Hall: Christmas carols and songs, played by the Bowler Hat Swing Band, bring own drink, 8pm.

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

THURSFORD. Thursford Collection: Santa's Magical Journey, entertainment on the way to see Santa, present for the children, 1.30pm-6pm £6/children £12 (including present); booking essential 01328 878477 or www.santas-magical-journey.co.uk.

WALSINGHAM. Village Hall: Prize bingo, raffle and refreshments available, 7.30pm.

WELLS. Congregational Church: Christmas Tree Festival, decorated trees, continuous organ recital, refreshments available, 12-5pm.

The Maltings, Staithe Street: Wells Christmas Tide Snow Ball (informal), seasonal fancy dress encouraged (prize for best), bar available, meal and dancing to Flatbed Eddie, 7.30pm for 8pm £12 tickets from Stockers or Goldings in Staithe Street.

Wells Town FC, Beach Road: Quiz night, general knowledge, cash prizes, buffet, bar, raffle, 7.30pm £10 per team.

SHOWS

FAKENHAM. Community Centre, off Oak Street: A Christmas Carol (based on novel by Charles Dickens) written by Ben Francis - Fakenham and District Light Operatic Society (FALDOS), 7.30pm £8 and £6, tickets from Evolve in Norwich Street or 01328 862622.

KING'S LYNN. King's Lynn Arts Centre, 27-29 King Street: A Children's Swan Lake and Musical Madness (dance show) - Noise and Chance School of Dance, 7.30pm £7 and £8.50, 01553 764864.

SWANTON MORLEY. Village Hall: While Shepherds Watched (Christmas show) - Swanton Morley Entertainers, 7.30pm £5/children £3 including mince pies and nibbles, tickets from SM Butchers and SM Stores.

THURSFORD. Thursford Collection: Thursford Christmas Spectacular, 2pm and 7pm £24-£32 - check box office for returns, 01328 878477.

WEST ACRE. River Studios, River Road: Humbug! (based on A Christmas Carol) adapted by Andy Naylor - Westacre Theatre Company, 7pm £12/children £6, Sat 2pm and 7pm £12/children £6, 01760 755800.

CONCERTS

SOUTH CREAKE. St Mary's Church: Recital of Anthems for Advent performed by the Creakes Choral Group, musical director: Anthony Wyatt; programme of anthems plus works by Tallis and Tavener, 7.30pm collection for church funds and choir expenses .

GIGS

BLAKENEY. Harbour Room: The Soul Band, 8.30pm £8, 01263 741666.

DEREHAM. Royal Standard, Baxter Row: Karaoke, 8pm.

GRESSENHALL. Social Club: Gressenhall CMC present Arizona Flame, 8pm £8, 01362 860547.

KING'S LYNN. King's Lynn Corn Exchange, Tuesday Market Place: Maddy Prior and the Carnival Band present An Evening of Carols and Capers, 7.30pm £15.50-£16.50, 01553 764864.

TOFTWOOD. Social Centre: Jayne, 8.30pm.

WELLS. Corner House Bar: Pure and Simple, 8.30pm.

DANCES

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

WATTON. Wayland Hall: Ballroom and Latin, class 7.30-8.30pm £3, 01953 885158.

SALES

BACONSTHORPE. St Mary's Church: Christmas wreaths, presents and decorations, refreshments available, 10am-4pm; for church funds .

SNETTISHAM. Station Road: Farmers' market, 10am-3pm.

SWAFFHAM. Assembly Rooms, Market Place: Cakes, plants, crafts, books, toys, jewellery, cards, raising funds for an indoor ice rink at Christmas, 9am-1pm.

SATURDAY, 13/12/2008

EVENTS

BRISTON. The Lane: Christmas street fair, hog roast, sideshows, charity stands, local artist, Father Christmas, live music, locally produced food and fair, 6-8pm .

BURNHAM DEEPDALE. Deepdale Information: Christmas walking quiz, daylight hours, £1 per quiz sheet; proceeds St Mary's Church.

DEREHAM. Memorial Hall: Christmas fair and Santa's grotto, crafts, gifts and light refreshments, 9am-3pm.

DERSINGHAM. St Nicholas' Church: Church open, 12-4pm.

GRESSENHALL. Reading Room, The Green: Dickensian Christmas fair, Father Christmas will arrive by horse and carriage (3.30pm), carol singing around the tree, roasted chestnuts, mince pies, mulled wine and stalls, 3pm.

KING'S LYNN. Eco Ice-skating rink, New Conduit Street: Ice skating, hourly sessions (minimum 45 minutes on the ice), 10am-5pm £3.95 per person, book on www.ecoiceskate.com or in person at any Borough Council leisure facility.

PENSTHORPE. Pensthorpe Nature Reserve: Winter birds floodlit feed, 4pm; reserve open 10am-5pm normal admission.

SWAFFHAM. Methodist Church, London Street: Coffee morning, coffee and home-made cakes, 9.30am-12; for church funds.

St Peter and St Paul Parish Church: Coffee morning, 9.15am-12.

SYDERSTONE. Amy Robsart Village Hall, The Street: Village Screen, The Duchess (12A), 7.30pm £3.50 advance/£4 on door, 01458 578588/578171.

THETFORD. Ancient House Museum: Act Along A Christmas Carol, join Scrooge in the Ancient House production of Dickens' classic tale, come as your favourite character, 2-3pm £2, booking essential 01842 752599.

THURSFORD. Thursford Collection: Santa's Magical Journey, entertainment on the way to see Santa, present for the children, 1.30pm-6pm £6/children £12 (including present); booking essential 01328 878477 or www.santas-magical-journey.co.uk .

WELLS. Congregational Church: Christmas Tree Festival, decorated trees, continuous organ recital, refreshments available, 12-6pm.

Town: Wells Christmas Tide, Christmas market, mini fair, children's activity centre, Fakenham Town Band, street organ, choir and clarinets, Living Nativity, parade, Father Christmas arriving by boat, firework display, Father and Mrs Christmas 'at home', 12-6.30pm.

SHOWS

FAKENHAM. Community Centre, off Oak Street: A Christmas Carol (based on novel by Charles Dickens) written by Ben Francis - Fakenham and District Light Operatic Society (FALDOS), 2.30pm and 7.30pm £8 and £6, tickets from Evolve in Norwich Street or 01328 862622.

KING'S LYNN. King's Lynn Arts Centre, 27-29 King Street: A Children's Swan Lake and Musical Madness (dance show) - Noise and Chance School of Dance, 7.30pm £7 and £8.50, 01553 764864.

King's Lynn Corn Exchange, Tuesday Market Place: Beyond the Barricade (songs from West End musicals), 7.30pm £18.50/concs £17.50, 01553 764864.

SWANTON MORLEY. Village Hall: While Shepherds Watched (Christmas show) - Swanton Morley Entertainers, 7.30pm £5/children £3 including mince pies and nibbles, tickets from SM Butchers and SM Stores.

THURSFORD. Thursford Collection: Thursford Christmas Spectacular, 2pm and 7pm £26-£34 - check box office for returns, 01328 878477.

WEST ACRE. River Studios, River Road: Humbug! (based on A Christmas Carol) adapted by Andy Naylor - Westacre Theatre Company, 2pm and 7pm £12/children £6, 01760 755800.

CONCERTS

DEREHAM. St Nicholas Church: Christmas with the Mid Norfolk Singers, programme includes Kronungs-T Deum, Salieri; Mary's Lullaby, John Rutter; The First Christmas, Jon Payne, also traditional carols with audience participation, 7.30pm £7.50/under 16s £4, 01760 722941.

FAKENHAM. High School: Annual Christmas concert, Fakenham Town Band featuring a programme of new music for the band and favourites, 3pm £4.50 or door or from Salvation Army Shop on Oak Street.

KING'S LYNN. St Nicholas' Chapel: The Glory of Christmas, King's Lynn Festival Chorus with the Trillium Brass Ensemble and organist Paul Ayres, programme includes works from Mendelssohn, Cui, Viadana, Rutter and classic Christmas songs, 7.30pm £10-£15/concs available/under 16s £8, 01553 764864.

SPORLE. St Mary's Church: A Yuletide Miscellany, traditional winter tunes to lift the heart, 7.30pm £3, 01760 723236; proceeds St Mary's water fund.

GIGS

CASTLE ACRE. Ostrich: Arnie Cottrell and Richard Digance, 9pm.

The Ostrich: Arnie Cottrell and Richard Digance, 8.30pm.

DEREHAM. Royal Standard: Karaoke, 8pm.

Wellington Club: Carol, 8.30pm.

KING'S LYNN. Queens Arms: The Next Big Gig, 8.30pm. The Next Big Gig featuring Innocence Lost, Lewis Wolstanholme, 6' Something and Young Bucks, 7.30pm.

TOFTWOOD. Social Centre: Second Opinion, 8.30pm.

WELLS. Ark Royal: Michael Ruston and Helen, 8.30pm.

The Maltings, Staithe Street: Wells Christmas Tide - live music by Headspace, 8.30pm £3 on door .

DANCES

WALSINGHAM. Village Hall: Pre-Christmas dance, live music featuring Crosswinds, 7 till late £5/children £3.

SALES

BINTREE. St Swithin's Church: Christmas fair, stalls, tombola, books, refreshments, 10am-12; proceeds church funds.

CASTLE ACRE. Friends of St James the Great Church bookshop, High Street: Charity bookshop open, 10am-4pm.

DEREHAM. Railway Station: Farmers' market, 9am-12.

King's Park Infant School: King's Park Pre-School Christmas fair, stalls, Father Christmas, 12.30-3.30pm, 50p admission.

FAKENHAM. Parish Church: Craft market, 10am-3pm, 01328 855122.

KING'S LYNN. Gaywood Church Rooms, Gayton Road: Christmas craft fair, tombola, raffle, refreshments available, 11am-3pm; in aid of the Anthony Nolan Trust .

LITCHAM. Jubilee Hall, Church Street: Christmas bazaar, with lunches, 10.30am-2pm; proceeds All Saints Church.

NORTH CREAKE. Village Hall: Festive fair, seasonal gifts, tombola, raffle, 2pm.

SUNDAY, 14/12/2008

EVENTS

BURNHAM DEEPDALE. Deepdale Information: Christmas walking quiz, daylight hours, £1 per quiz sheet; proceeds St Mary's Church.

DERSINGHAM. St Nicholas' Church: Church open, 12-4pm.

GREAT RYBURGH. Memorial Hall: Christmas quiz, includes performance buy St Withburga Bell Ringers, glass of mulled wine and mince pies, 7 for 7.30pm £5/children £2.50, 01328 829305.

Parish Church: Advent carol service, sung by the Richeldis Singers, 6pm.

GRESSENHALL. Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse: A Christmas Experience, Past and Present, handbell ringers, magic lantern show, singing in the Workhouse Chapel, Santa in 1950s grotto, Art Attack events, Living Crib and cooking on the range (at the farm), 10am-4pm £7.90/concs £6.70/young people (four-16) £5.60.

KING'S LYNN. Eco Ice-skating rink, New Conduit Street: Ice skating, hourly sessions (minimum 45 minutes on the ice), 12-4pm £3.95 per person, book at www.ecoiceskate.com or any Borough Council leisure facility.

PENSTHORPE. Pensthorpe Nature Reserve: Winter birds floodlit feed, 4pm; reserve open 10am-5pm normal admission.

SWANTON MORLEY. All Saints Church: Christmas tree festival, sponsored and decorated by various groups in the village, 1-3pm.

Village Hall: Dereham Lions Christmas prize bingo, 7 for 7.30pm; proceeds local charities.

THURSFORD. Thursford Collection: Santa's Magical Journey, entertainment on the way to see Santa, present for the children, 1.30pm-6pm £6/children £12 (including present); booking essential 01328 878477 or www.santas-magical-journey.co.uk.

WEST RUDHAM. St Peter's Church: Carol service, 3pm.

WESTFIELD. St Andrew's Church: Christmas Cracker, cakes, plants, stalls, raffle, Father Christmas, teas, mulled wine, 10am-1pm; proceeds Westfield Amenities Association.

WIVETON. St Mary's Church: Candlelit carol ser vice, with Mark Jones and the Christmas Iceni Choir, followed by mulled wine and mince pies, 6.30pm collection for Afghan Connection and church window restoration fund.

YAXHAM. Village Hall: Carol service, 2.30pm.

SHOWS

THURSFORD. Thursford Collection: Thursford Christmas Spectacular, 2pm and 7pm £26-£34 - check box office for returns, 01328 878477.

CONCERTS

DEREHAM. Trinity Methodist Church, Theatre Street: Christmas Miscellany, with Trinity Choir and Sarah King (flute), led by Rev Andrew King, 6.30pm collection; proceeds Methodist Relief and Development Fund.

FAKENHAM. High School: Fakenham Town Band Christmas concert, 3pm tickets £4.50 from the Salvation Army Shop, Oak Street, or at the door.

GIGS

DEREHAM. Royal Standard: Karaoke, 8pm.

WELLS. Globe Inn: Blues and jazz with Stella Goodey and the with Brian Dee (piano), John Benson (guitar) and Bill Coleman (bass), 7-10pm; information and bookings 01328 710206.

SALES

BILLINGFORD. Village Hall: Christmas fair, cake stall, bric-a-brac, tombola, 2pm; proceeds St Peter's Church.

SCULTHORPE. Village Hall: Festive fair, Fakenham School Singers, handbell ringers, crafts, 10am-4pm.

MONDAY, 15/12/2008

EVENTS

BURNHAM DEEPDALE. Deepdale Information: Christmas walking quiz, daylight hours, £1 per quiz sheet; proceeds St Mary's Church.

DEREHAM. Leisure Centre, Station Road: Pamper and party evening, indulgent night of party and pampering, local beauty and fashion companies offering sample treatments, bar open, 7.30pm free.

Royal Standard PH: Quiz night, 8.30pm.

FAKENHAM. Community Centre: Fakenham Light Operatic Society auditions, for next production: Annie, relaxed read and sing through for children and adults, 7.30pm.

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

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

KING'S LYNN. Eco Ice-skating rink, New Conduit Street: Ice skating, hourly sessions (minimum 45 minutes on the ice), 12-8pm £3.95 per person, book at www.ecoiceskate.com or in person at any Borough Council leisure facility.

PENSTHORPE. Pensthorpe Nature Reserve: Winter birds floodlit feed, 4pm; reserve open 10am-5pm normal admission.

SWANTON MORLEY. All Saints Church: Christmas tree festival, sponsored and decorated by various groups in the village, 11am-3pm.

THURSFORD. Thursford Collection: Santa's Magical Journey, entertainment on the way to see Santa, present for the children, 1.30pm-6pm £6/children £12 (including present); booking essential 01328 878477 or www.santas-magical-journey.co.uk .

SHOWS

THURSFORD. Thursford Collection: Thursford Christmas Spectacular, 2pm and 7pm £24-£32 - check box office for returns, 01328 878477.

DANCES

BRISLEY. Village Hall: Country and folk dancing sessions with guidance, 7.30-9.30pm £1 including refreshments; 01362 869161. Country and folk dancing, with guidance, 7.30-9.30pm £1 including refreshments, 01362 869161.

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, 6pm, 01362 860801.

HORNINGTOFT. St Edmund's Church: Christmas bazaar, gifts, raffle, tombola, home-made cakes, win a Christmas cake, five-minute portraits by local artist, refreshments, 10am-12.

TUESDAY, 16/12/2008

EVENTS

BLAKENEY. Harbour Room, British Legion Hall: Blakeney Area Historical Society, Mardle Night: Reminiscences from WWII, 7.30pm. Blakeney Area Historical Society, Mardle Night: Reminiscences from WWII, 7.30pm.

BURNHAM DEEPDALE. Deepdale Information: Christmas walking quiz, daylight hours, £1 per quiz sheet; proceeds St Mary's Church.

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.

Meeting Point: Cash and prize bingo, 7.30pm.

KING'S LYNN. Eco Ice-skating rink, New Conduit Street: Ice skating, hourly sessions (minimum 45 minutes on the ice), 12-8pm £3.95 per person, book at www.ecoiceskate.com or in person at any Borough Council leisure facility.

PENSTHORPE. Pensthorpe Nature Reserve: Winter birds floodlit feed, 4pm; reserve open 10am-5pm normal admission.

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

SHIPDHAM. WI Hall: Whist drive, 7.30pm £1.

SWAFFHAM. Methodist Church: Churches Together town carol service, 7pm.

SWANTON MORLEY. All Saints Church: Christmas tree festival, sponsored and decorated by various groups in the village, 11am-3pm.

THURSFORD. Thursford Collection: Santa's Magical Journey, entertainment on the way to see Santa, present for the children, 1.30pm-6pm £6/children £12 (including present); booking essential 01328 878477 or www.santas-magical-journey.co.uk .

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

WATTON. Christian Community Centre, High Street: The Secrets of Honey and Bees, Norfolk Wildlife Trust talk by John Everett followed by seasonal buffet and refreshments, 7.45-9.30pm £6/members £5.

WENDLING. Village Hall: bingo, tombola, raffles, refreshments, 7.30pm.

SHOWS

THURSFORD. Thursford Collection: Thursford Christmas Spectacular, 2pm and 7pm £24-£32 - check box office for returns, 01328 878477.

GIGS

GREAT MASSINGHAM. Village Hall, Station Road: Folk Club, sing-around, 8.30pm.

DANCES

BRISTON. Copeman Centre, Hall Road: Fit Together - tea dance, 2-4pm, 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, beginners and intermediates 7.30-10.30pm £8, members £6, 07947 607810.

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

WATTON. Wayland Hall: Ballroom and Latin, class 7.30-8.30pm £3, 01953 885158.

SALES

WATTON. Watton Salerooms, 10 Breckland Business Park, Norwich Road: General auction, 9.30am (viewing 8.30am).

WEDNESDAY, 17/12/2008

EVENTS

BURNHAM DEEPDALE. Deepdale Information: Christmas walking quiz, daylight hours, £1 per quiz sheet; proceeds St Mary's Church.

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

FAKENHAM. Catholic Church, Wells Road: Carol service, 2.30pm.

Community Centre: Fakenham Light Operatic Society, adult auditions for next production: Annie, 6pm.

KING'S LYNN. Eco Ice-skating rink, New Conduit Street: Ice skating, hourly sessions (minimum 45 minutes on the ice), 12-8pm £3.95 per person, book at www.ecoiceskate.com or in person at any Borough Council leisure facility.

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

PENSTHORPE. Pensthorpe Nature Reserve: Winter birds floodlit feed, 4pm; reserve open 10am-5pm normal admission.

SWANTON MORLEY. All Saints Church: Christmas tree festival, sponsored and decorated by various groups in the village, 11am-3pm.

THURSFORD. Thursford Collection: Santa's Magical Journey, entertainment on the way to see Santa, present for the children, 1.30pm-6pm £6/children £12 (including present); booking essential 01328 878477 or www.santas-magical-journey.co.uk .

TOFTWOOD. Village Hall: Whist drive, all welcome, 1.30pm.

Social Centre: Bingo, 8.30pm.

SHOWS

KING'S LYNN. King's Lynn Corn Exchange, Tuesday Market Place: Cirque de Glace (ice show) - Wild Rose, 7.30pm £21 and £26/under 16s £17.50/concs £1 off top price only, 01553 764864.

THURSFORD. Thursford Collection: Thursford Christmas Spectacular, 2pm and 7pm £24-£32 - check box office for returns, 01328 878477.

CONCERTS

KING'S LYNN. Town Hall: An Evening of Christmas Cheer, King's Lynn Male Voice Choir, soloist Welsh mezzo-soprano Ksynia Reynolds and Peter Wilkinson (piano)- seasonal music and refreshments, 7.30pm £10, available from Geoffrey Collings Ltd, Blackfriars Street or choir members.

MATTISHALL. Welgate Chapel: Christmas Concert, Dereham Salvation Army Band, 7.30pm collection.

GIGS

DEREHAM. King's Head Hotel: Dereham Folk Club, 8.30pm, 01362 695947.

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

HINGHAM. Sports and Social Club, Watton Road: Rhythm and acoustic jam session, 7.30-10.30pm; information 07737 294130.

SNETTISHAM. Queen Victoria: Hillbilly Cats, 8.30pm. Hillbilly Cats, 9pm.

DANCES

CARBROOKE. Village Hall: Modern jive with the Jive Club, beginners and improvers 8-10pm £5.

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, Rougholme Close: Line dancing classes, 7.30pm £3 per session.

HOCKERING. Village Hall: Dereham Sequence Dance Club Christmas party, 7.30-10.15pm £2.50 including refreshments.

KING'S LYNN. Lynnsport and Leisure Park, Greenpark Avenue: Secret Salsa, class 7pm, 07863 291074.

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