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DFTTHURSDAY, 04/12/2008EVENTSBURNHAM DEEPDALE. Deepdale Information: Christmas walking quiz, daylight hours, £1 per quiz sheet; proceeds St Mary's Church.

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THURSDAY, 04/12/2008

EVENTS

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


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

Masonic Hall, Hayes Lane: The Fakenham Society, talk - Images of Broadland, 7.30pm non members £2.50.

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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).

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

SHIPDHAM. All Saints' Church: Christmas Tree Festival, decorated trees by local organisations, 12-8pm; donations welcome for many local charities including East Anglian Air Ambulance and PACT.

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, feel free to pop in and have a look round, 9.15-11am £5 per session.

SHOWS

HOLT. Gresham's School Auden Theatre, Cromer Road: Alice in Wonderland (family show) adapted from Lewis Carroll by Eva le Gallienne and Florida Friebus, 7.30pm £5/concs £3.50, 01263 713444.

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

CONCERTS

MATTISHALL. Methodist Church: Christmas Concert with handbells, accordion and singing items, 7.30pm collection in aid of Action for Children.

GIGS

BURNHAM THORPE. Lord Nelson: Stone Pony, 8.30pm.

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.

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.

FAKENHAM. First Focus, 18 Cattle Market Street: Drop-in centre annual Christmas craft fair, 10am-3pm.

FRIDAY, 05/12/2008

EVENTS

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

DERSINGHAM. St Nicholas' Church: Christmas Tree Festival, trees and arrangements depicting the seasons of Advent and Christmas, refreshments and stalls in church hall, 10am-4pm.

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

HINGHAM. Lincoln Hall: Christmas prize bingo, raffle, tombola and refreshments available, doors 7pm, eyes down 8pm; proceeds Hingham Playgroup.

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. 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).

SHIPDHAM. All Saints' Church: Christmas Tree Festival, decorated trees by local organisations, 12-8pm; donations welcome for many local charities including East Anglian Air Ambulance and PACT.

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

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.

WELBORNE. Village Hall: Village Screen presents Miss Pettigrew Lives For A Day (12A), 7.30pm £5, 01362 850268 or 858456.

SHOWS

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

WELLS. Granary Library Theatre: The Kingfisher, 7.30pm.

CONCERTS

BACONSTHORPE. Village Hall: Creative Arts East present Opera Dudes, 7.30pm £7.50/concs £6.50/family ticket £26 advance or £8.50£7.50/£30 on door, 01263 577539 or 577787.

BRISTON. Copeman Centre: Recital by Mick Leary on the Hammond organ and Yamaha keyboard, refreshments and raffle available, 7.30pm £5/under 16s £2.50, 01263 860844.

BURNHAM MARKET. St Mary's Church, Burnham Westgate: John Cadman - classical guitar and lute recital, 7.30pm £10/concs £5 including cheese, wine and cake, 01362 693277.

DEREHAM. Methodist Church, Tanner Street: King's Lynn Male Voice Choir, 7.30pm £3 on door; for church funds.

Methodist Church, Theatre Street: King's Lynn Male Voice Choir, 7.30pm £3 on door; for church funds.

HOLT. Gresham's School Auden Theatre, Cromer Road: Subscription Concert Series - Choir of St John's Cambridge, 7pm £25, 01263 713444.

SWAFFHAM. SS Peter and Paul Church: The Rotary Club of Swaffham present a Christmas Gala Concert by Candlelight performed by the Iceni Choir, conductor: James Lilwall; guest soloist: Hannah Francis (soprano); pianist: Roger Rayner; a programme of seasonal music for all tastes, 7.30pm £12.50 including mulled wine and mince pies, tickets from Ceres Bookshop, London Street, Swaffham, 01760 721629 or 01362 688499.

GIGS

TOFTWOOD. Social Centre: Steve Moyse, 8.30pm.

WELLS. Corner House Bar: Neil Young tribute, 8.30pm.

DANCES

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

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

HOLT. St Andrew's Church Hall: Holt Country Market, 9-11am.

MATTISHALL. Primary School: Christmas bazaar, stalls, festive refreshments, Father Christmas, 6-8pm.

SHIPDHAM. Thomas Bullock Primary School: Christmas fair, various stalls, games, Father Christmas, refreshments, 3.15-5.30pm.

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

SATURDAY, 06/12/2008

EVENTS

BRISLEY. The Clay Barn: Complimentary ceramic painting session available every hour from 1-6pm, call 01362 667093, free mince pies, mulled wine, free gift from Santa, 1-6pm.

COLKIRK. 23 Dereham Road: Spectacular display of Christmas lights in aid of the East Anglian Air Ambulance, 5.30pm switch on.

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

DEREHAM. Scout HQ, London Road: Christmas bingo, 6.30 for 7.30pm.

DERSINGHAM. St Nicholas' Church: Christmas Tree Festival, trees and arrangements depicting the seasons of Advent and Christmas, plus Christmas fair with various stalls, 10am-4pm.

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

LYNG. St Margaret's Church: Crib display, cribs and Nativity scenes including contributions from Lyng Primary and Pre-schools, tea/coffee and raffle, 10am-4pm.

NARBOROUGH. All Saints' Church: Local art group exhibition of arts and crafts, 10am-4pm programme 50p.

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

SHIPDHAM. All Saints' Church: Christmas Tree Festival, decorated trees by local organisations, 12-8pm; donations welcome for many local charities including East Anglian Air Ambulance and PACT.

SWAFFHAM. Assembly Rooms, Market Place: Christmas Festival, clowns, barbershop quartet, belly dancing, Fakenham Town Band, Santa's Grotto (10am-2pm), craft fair, 9am-4pm.

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.

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.

TITTLESHALL. Village Hall: Village Screen presents Mamma Mia! (PG), 7.30pm £3.50.

TOFTWOOD. Social Centre: Bingo, 8.30pm.

Village Hall: Christmas coffee morning, 10am-12 £1 including coffee and cake; for hall funds.

YAXHAM. Village Hall: Christmas bingo in aid of playgroup funds, 7.30pm.

SHOWS

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

WELLS. The Granary Theatre, Staithe Street: The Kingfisher (romantic comedy) by William Douglas Home - Library Theatre, 7.30pm £8/Friends of the Granary £7, 01328 710193.

CONCERTS

FOULSHAM. New Frost Hall: Sheringham Shantymen, bar available, prize raffle in aid of RNLI, 7.30pm £6/concs £5, 01362 683680 or 683693.

HINDOLVESTON. Village Hall: Creative Arts East present Opera Dudes, 7.30pm £7.50/concs £6.50/family ticket £26 advance or £8.50£7.50/£30 on door, 01263 860583 or 860257.

GIGS

DEREHAM. Conservative Club, Quebec Street: Steve Ross, 8.30-11.45pm £2.

Royal Standard, Baxter Row: Karaoke, 8pm.

LETHERINGSETT. King's Head: The Rock Doctors, 9pm.

MATTISHALL. Social Club: Karaoke, 8.30pm non members £2.50.

REEPHAM. Reepham Town Football Club: Buster James Band supported by the Great Shakes, 8pm £5 advance/£6 on door, 07899 952299; proceeds for football club funds.

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

DANCES

HAINFORD. Barnacres: Charity dance, 7.30pm £6 on door; proceeds Zipper Club Papworth Hospital Appeal.

SHIPDHAM. WI Hall: Roll 'n' Roll to music by Second Opinion, 8.30pm £6; for hall funds.

WATTON. Queens Hall: Ballroom, Latin and sequence to music by Nina and Bob, 8-11pm £3.

SALES

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

CLEY. Village Hall: Christmas market, various stalls, including Christmas food, cards, books, jewellery, Sue Ryder and parish church, raffle, tombola and music, 10am-12; stall bookings on 01263 740801.

DEREHAM. Memorial Hall, Norwich Street: Christmas fair, various stalls etc, 10am-2pm; for St Nicholas' Church.

Mid Norfolk Railway, Station Road: Christmas fair, 10am-4pm.

HINGHAM. Methodist Church, Bond Street: Coffee shop with books, bric-a-brac, nearly new clothes, cakes and scones, 10am-12; for church building fund.

LYNG. Village Hall: Car boot and table top, set-up 8am, public 9am-12 pitches £5, 01603 872889; for hall building fund.

SHIPDHAM. Thomas Bullock School hall: Christmas bazaar, stalls, cakes, raffle, tombola, 1-3pm; for Day Centre funds.

SOUTH CREAKE. St Mary's Church: Christmas fair and soup lunches, Christmas goodies, cakes etc, 12-3pm; for church funds.

WATTON. High Street: Farmers' market, 8.30am-1pm.

Treetots Playgroup, Blenheim Centre: Christmas bazaar, various stalls, Santa, tombola, activities etc, sellers' table top pitches £5, 07717 822876.

WELLS. The Maltings, Staithe Street: Fleamarket, 9am-4pm; in aid of Wells Lions Club charities.

SUNDAY, 07/12/2008

EVENTS

BAWDESWELL. All Saints' Church: Advent service with the Iceni Choir, 4pm collection.

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

DEREHAM. Memorial Hall, Norwich Street: Dereham Lions Christmas prize bingo, doors 7pm, eyes down 7.30pm.

DERSINGHAM. St Nicholas' Church: Christmas Tree Festival, trees and arrangements depicting the seasons of Advent and Christmas, 12-4pm; Advent evening service 6.30pm.

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

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.

LYNG. St Margaret's Church: Crib display, cribs and Nativity scenes including contributions from Lyng Primary and Pre-schools, tea/coffee and raffle, 10am-4pm.

MATTISHALL. Venture Farm Cat Rescue, Thuxton Road: Christmas open day, stalls and games, Christmas items and books, tombola and raffle, refreshments available, treats to feed the animals, dogs on leads, 11am-3pm £2 including a present.

NARBOROUGH. All Saints' Church: Local art group exhibition of arts and crafts, 10am-4pm programme 50p.

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

SHIPDHAM. All Saints' Church: Christmas Tree Festival, decorated trees by local organisations, 12-4pm; donations welcome for many local charities including East Anglian Air Ambulance and PACT. Christmas Tree Festival, decorated trees by local organisations, 12-4pm; donations welcome for many local charities including East Anglian Air Ambulance and PACT.

SWAFFHAM. Assembly Rooms, Market Place: Christmas Festival, clowns, barbershop quartet, belly dancing, Fakenham Town Band, fairground organ from Thursford playing, Santa's Grotto (10am-2pm), craft fair, 9am-4pm.

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 £26-£34 - check box office for returns, 01328 878477.

CONCERTS

NORTH ELMHAM. St Mary's Church: Christmas Concert with Taverham Band, 7pm £6/under 14s free, 01362 668435 or 668530.

GIGS

DEREHAM. Royal Standard, Baxter Row: Pete 'Kiwi' Keegan and his Skiffle Band, 3pm.

Royal Standard: Karaoke, 8pm.

DERSINGHAM. Coach and Horses: Stone Pony, 4pm.

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.

DANCES

LYNG. Village Hall: Party dance with bring and share buffet, 2.30-6pm £2.

SALES

BEETLEY. Village Hall: Christmas bazaar, stalls include Virgin Vie, Pampered Chef, hand-made gifts, games, Santa, face painting and more, 12-4pm.

BLAKENEY. Village Hall: Christmas bazaar, jewellery, raffle, gifts, toys, tombola, cakes, refreshments available, 10am-4pm; proceeds Scouts HQ and RBL Women's Section.

HEACHAM. Public Hall: Car boot, set-up 7am, public 8am pitches £5, 01485 572120; in aid of Hunstanton Tennis Club.

WELLS. The Maltings, Staithe Street: Fleamarket, 9am-4pm; in aid of Wells Lions Club charities.

MONDAY, 08/12/2008

EVENTS

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

DEREHAM. Salvation Army Hall: Twins Group, informal group for twins and multiple birth families, health visiting team, 1.30-3.30pm.

Royal Standard PH: Quiz night, 8.30pm.

FAKENHAM. 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 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.

SWAFFHAM. Assembly Rooms: Christmas bingo, 7 for 7.30pm; proceeds Friends of Swaffham Rec.

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 presents The Duchess (12A), 2.30pm and 7pm £5, 01328 710883.

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.

TUESDAY, 09/12/2008

EVENTS

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.

York Place Community Centre, Quebec Street: Oddfellows Christmas social evening/talk: The History of Aviation in Norfolk today, Christmas nibbles, 7.30pm, details from Faye 01362 696536.

Conservative Club: Dereham and Swaffham RAFA monthly meeting, 8pm.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

DANCES

BRISTON. Copeman Centre, Hall Road: Fit Together - tea dance, 2-4pm, 01263 861340.

BYLAUGH. Bylaugh Hall: Lindy hop with Rock the Block, lesson 8-9pm followed by freestyle, £5.

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, 10/12/2008

EVENTS

BACONSTHORPE. Village Hall: Christmas sing-along, carols, stories and Christmas songs, refreshments and raffle available, 7.30pm.

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.

Cowper Congregational Church, Market Place: Carol Service for the Community of Dereham led by the Salvation Army Band, compere: Matthew Peek; with special guests - Lindsey Johnson and Jane Woodrow (vocalists, Norwich Citadel) Cameron Johnson (cornet, Norwich Citadel) and Major Beth Madden (Sheringham), with readings by members of the community, 7.30pm.

Salvation Army, St Nicholas Street: Cameo Club meeting, carols singalong with Major Jean, 2pm.

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

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.

SCULTHORPE. Village Hall: Bingo, 7.30pm.

SWAFFHAM. Assembly Rooms, Market Place: Neuromuscular Integrative Action movement exercise, 01362 694071 (Sarah).

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

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.

FITNESS

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

TOFTWOOD. Scouthaven (under bypass bridge): Aerobics and dance exercise to fast and funky music, all ages, bring towel/mat and drink, 6.30-7.30 and 7.30-8.30pm.

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

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.

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

GIGS

DEREHAM. 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.

DANCES

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, 7.30pm, £3.

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

SALES

EDGEFIELD. Village Hall: Christmas Cracker Evening, Christmas fare on sale including decorations, gifts, cards, seasonal food, mulled wine, crackers, candles and much more, from 7pm.

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