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DFTTHURSDAY, 18/12/2008EVENTSBURNHAM DEEPDALE. Deepdale Information: Christmas walking quiz, daylight hours, £1 per quiz sheet; proceeds St Mary's Church.

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THURSDAY, 18/12/2008

EVENTS

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


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EAST TUDDENHAM. Village Hall: Christmas bingo and raffle, 8pm.

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

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Masonic Hall, Hayes Lane: Fakenham Society, Thornhill Singers Concert - Roger Daniel, 7.30pm.

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

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.

YAXHAM. Church Hall: Playgroup for toddlers and preschoolers every Thursday (last session until January 8), feel free to pop in and have a look round, 9.15-11am £5 per session.

SHOWS

KING'S LYNN. King's Lynn Corn Exchange, Tuesday Market Place: Cirque de Glace (ice show) - Wild Rose, today 2.30pm and 7.30pm £21 and £26/under 16s £17.50/concs £1 off top price only, SOLD OUT, 01553 764864.

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

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).

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

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

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.

FRIDAY, 19/12/2008

EVENTS

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

EAST BARSHAM. Village Hall: Prize bingo, 7.30pm; proceeds village hall fund.

FAKENHAM. Community Centre, Oak Street: Blood donors, 10.30am-12.30pm and 2-4.30pm.

HINDOLVESTON. Village Hall: Village Screen presents Mamma Mia! (PG), 7.30pm £4, 01263 860583 or from Parker's Garage, Hindolveston.

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.

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.

WELLS. Granary Theatre, Staithe Street: Village Screen, It's A Wonderful Life (12A), 7pm £5, tickets available from Kinsley's, Alton Hair Studio or 01328 710883.

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.

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

GIGS

DEREHAM. Royal Standard: Disco, 8pm.

SHIPDHAM. WI Hall: Rig-a-Jig-Jig, 7.30pm £3 or door or 01603 449365.

WELLS. Corner House Bar: Stone Pony duo (acoustic), 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.

STIBBARD. Village Hall: Country (folk) dancing with instruction, 7.45pm 75p.

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

SALES

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

TAVERHAM. Village Hall, Sandy Lane: Drayton and district country market, 9-11am.

SATURDAY, 20/12/2008

EVENTS

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

DEREHAM. Mid Norfolk Railway, Station Road: Santa Specials, professional entertainers on board, Santa's grotto with present for children aged one-14, 3.30pm £9pp/babies under one year old £3.50; booking essential 01362 851723 or www.mnr.org.uk.

HINDOLVESTON. Village Screen, Village Hall: Mamma Mia (PG).

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.

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.

WELLS. Mermaid's Purse, Staithe Street: Free mince pies and mulled wine event, 10am-5pm.

YAXHAM. Village Hallall: Christmas prize bingo, 7.30pm.

SHOWS

KING'S LYNN. King's Lynn Arts Centre, 27-29 King Street: Grandpa Joe's Magic Show (show for children, aged three-seven) - Blunderbus Theatre Company, 2.30pm £5.50/under 16s £3.50/family tickets £10.50 and £14, 01553 764864.

King's Lynn Corn Exchange, Tuesday Market Place: Cirque de Glace (ice show) - Wild Rose, 2.30pm and 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 £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, and 7pm £12/children £6, 01760 755800.

CONCERTS

FAKENHAM. Parish Church: Fakenham Choral Society Christmas Concert, programme - Bach's Magnificat plus carols for choir and audience, 7.30pm £10/accompanied under 18s free; tickets from 01328 851848, 830639 or on the door.

GIGS

DEREHAM. Conservative Club: Mark Derek, 8.30-11.45pm £2.

KING'S LYNN. Queens Arms: The Next Big Gig featuring Jake Morrell, The Crush and Officer Gotcha, 7.30pm.

NORTH ELMHAM. Tracks at The Railway: Chibber Christmas party, 8.30pm £3.

WELLS. SS Albatros, Quay: The Rockin' Johnnies, 8.30pm.

DANCES

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

GRESSENHALL. Social Club, Rougholme Close: Christmas dance with The Kryptons, 8.30pm £4.

SALES

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

NARBOROUGH. Community Hall: General auction, viewing 11am, starts 12 noon.

SUNDAY, 21/12/2008

EVENTS

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

DEREHAM. Trinity Methodist Church, Theatre Street: Carols, 10.45am.

Mid Norfolk Railway, Station Road: Santa Specials, professional entertainers on board, Santa's grotto with present for children aged one-14, 3.30pm £9pp/babies under one year old £3.50; booking essential 01362 851723 or www.mnr.org.uk.

FAKENHAM. Parish Church: Festival of Lessons and Carols with the church choir, collection.

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

SWAFFHAM. Methodist Church: Christingle service, followed by cup of tea and mince pie, 4pm.

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

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.

WATTON. St Mary's Church: Carol service, 6.30pm.

WELLS. Lifeboat Station, Beach Road: Sing our Songs carol service with Wells lifeboat crew, traditional church service led by the Rev Tony Douglas, followed by carols with Wells Churches Together Choir and Fakenham Town Band, refreshments available, stalls and gifts, free car parking on the beach car park, 6pm.

SHOWS

KING'S LYNN. King's Lynn Corn Exchange, Tuesday Market Place: Cirque de Glace (ice show) - Wild Rose, 1.30pm and 5pm £21 and £26/under 16s £17.50/concs £1 off top price only, 01553 764864.

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

GIGS

DEREHAM. The Phoenix Hotel: Jazz at The Phoenix (third Sunday each month), Just Jazz Good Time Jazz Band, 7.30pm table booking: 01362 692276.

Royal Standard: Karaoke, 8pm.

DANCES

WATTON. Queens Hall: Ballroom, Latin and sequence, 2.30pm £3.

SALES

HINGHAM. Sports Hall, Watton Road: Christmas dolls house and miniatures fair, light refreshments available, 10am-3pm £1.50/accompanied children under 16 free.

MONDAY, 22/12/2008

EVENTS

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

DEREHAM. Royal Standard PH: Quiz night, 8.30pm.

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

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

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, 9.30am-6pm £6/children £12 (including present); booking essential 01328 878477 or www.santas-magical-journey.co.uk.

FITNESS

SWANTON MORLEY. Primary School: Yoga classes, 4-5pm term time only, 01362 637219.

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.

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.

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, 6pm, 01362 860801.

TUESDAY, 23/12/2008

EVENTS

BOOTON. Church of St Michael the Archangel: Candlelit carol service, with seasonal refreshments, wear very warm clothing, 6.30pm collection for the Churches' Conservation Trust and a local charity.

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.

Mid Norfolk Railway, Station Road: Santa Specials, professional entertainers on board, Santa's grotto with present for children aged one-14, 10.15am, 1pm and 3.30pm £9pp/babies under one year old £3.50; booking essential 01362 851723 or www.mnr.org.uk.

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.

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, 9.30am-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.

SHOWS

KING'S LYNN. King's Lynn Corn Exchange, Tuesday Market Place: Cirque de Glace (ice show) - Wild Rose, 2.30pm and 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.

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.

DANCES

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.

WEDNESDAY, 24/12/2008

EVENTS

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

CARBROOKE. SS Peter and Paul's Church: Holy communion, 11.30pm.

DEREHAM. Mid Norfolk Railway, Station Road: Santa Specials, professional entertainers on board, Santa's grotto with present for children aged one-14, 10.15am £9pp/babies under one year old £3.50; booking essential 01362 851723 or www.mnr.org.uk.

FAKENHAM. Market Place: Christmas Eve carols and mulled wine, accompanied by Fakenham Town Band, 7pm.

WATTON. St Mary's Church: Christingle service with Shine!, especially for children and families, 4pm; holy communion 11.30pm.

SHOWS

KING'S LYNN. King's Lynn Corn Exchange, Tuesday Market Place: Cirque de Glace (ice show) - Wild Rose, 2.30pm £21 and £26/under 16s £17.50/concs £1 off top price only, 01553 764864.

GIGS

DEREHAM. Conservative Club: Natasha, 8.30-11.45pm £5.

WHINBURGH. Mustard Pot: Karaoke, 8.30pm till late.

DANCES

EAST TUDDENHAM. Jubilee Hall: Ballroom, Latin and sequence dance, 8-11.30pm £6.50.

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