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Diary: April 1-April 7

PUBLISHED: 14:45 31 March 2010 | UPDATED: 15:49 07 July 2010

THURSDAY, APRIL 1



EVENTS

BLAKENEY. Quay: Seal Trips with Bishop's Boats, 9.45am and 10.45am £8/children £4/under twos free; booking essential 08000 740754 or 01263 740753.

THURSDAY, APRIL 1

EVENTS

BLAKENEY. Quay: Seal Trips with Bishop's Boats, 9.45am and 10.45am £8/children £4/under twos free; booking essential 08000 740754 or 01263 740753.

BURNHAM MARKET. Sussex Farm: International Horse Trials, 8.45am-6pm, ring for prices, 08456 209961.

DEREHAM. The Conservative Club: Bingo in aid of Dereham Cancer Care charity 7.45pm.

FAKENHAM. Falklands Room, Royal British Legion, Cattle Market Street: National Council for the Divorced, Separated and Widowed, meeting and disco, 8.30-11pm £2.50.

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

MORSTON. Quay: Seal Trips with Beans, 9.30am and 10.30am £8/£4 under 14, booking recommended 01263 740505/740038.

FITNESS

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

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

TOFTWOOD. Scouthaven, Shipdham Road: Aerobic/dance exercise class, beginners, for all ages to fast and funky music, bring towel, drink and mat, 7.30-8.30pm first class free, 01362 695949.

SHOWS

WELLS. Granary Theatre, Staithe Street: The Long Way Home (drama) by Charles Way - Eastern Angles, 7.30pm £8/concs £7, 01328 710193.

GIGS

BLAKENEY. Blakeney Harbour Rooms: The Blues Band, 8.30pm, £20 01263 741666.

DANCES

DEREHAM. Swimming Pool and Fitness Centre: Pop Dance Kidz, fun classes, 4-4.30pm (ages 3-5), 4.30-5pm (ages 6-8), 5-5.30pm (ages nine plus), 01362 851767.

EAST TUDDENHAM. Jubilee Hall: Tea Dance, 2-4.30pm.

SALES

BLAKENEY. St Nicholas' Church, Hall Quay: Various stalls including art, stained glass, metalwork, photography, 10am-5pm.

DEREHAM. Salvation Army, 3 St Nicholas Street: Mini Market, and coffee morning, nearly new items, bric-a-brac plus refreshments in aid of The Salvation Army, 9-11.30am.

FAKENHAM. Parish Church: Market day stalls and refreshments including soup, 10am-1pm.

FRIDAY, APRIL 2

EVENTS

BLAKENEY. Quay: Seal Trips with Beans, 10am and 11am £8/£4 under 14, booking recommended 01263 740505/740038.

Seal Trips with Bishop's Boats, 10.15am and 11.15am £8/children £4/under twos free; booking essential 08000 740754 or 01263 740753.

BURNHAM MARKET. Sussex Farm: International Horse Trials, 8.45am-6pm, ring for prices, 08456 209961.

DEREHAM. The Crèche Room, Leisure Centre: Little Stars Single Parent Group, every Friday, 9.30-11.30am £1 per family for refreshments, details Jo 01362 851956/07927 862334.

EAST BARSHAM. Village Hall: Easter bingo, 7.30pm.

GRESSENHALL. Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse: Easter holiday activities, costumed characters, see lambs, piglets and chicks on the farm, cart rides, spot wildlife, Art Attack, 10am-5pm £8.40/concs £7.10/children (4-16) £6; to check daily activities phone 01362 860563.

HINDOLVESTON. Village Hall: Coffee Morning, games, hot cross buns, sing with the pilgrims, 10am-12.30.

HOLT. Kelling Heath Holiday Park,: Xtreme Bike Ride, for experienced riders over 12, 11am; Acorn events, crafts for Easter, 2.30pm; winter wildlife walk and moth trapping, 3pm.

North Norfolk Railway: Easter Poppy Line trips, nine steam trains running from 10.30am-4.30pm Rover tickets (2 adults, 2 children or 3 adults, 1 child) £35 including £5 voucher for refreshments or to spend in the gift shop, for individual ticket prices call 01263 820800 or visit www.nnrailway.co.uk.

Railway Station: Exhibition on Railway Cottage Project, family activities and mini Easter egg hunt on Easter Sunday and Monday, 11am-4pm 01263 710483.

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.

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).

SCULTHORPE. Sculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve: Easter egg hunt, 10am-1pm quiz sheets £1, donation of £3 requested for adults visiting the reserve, information 01328 856788.

SNETTISHAM. Royal British Legion Hall, Church Road: Snettisham Art Group Exhibition, original art and some crafts by local artists, 10am-5.30pm.

FITNESS

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

CONCERTS

HARDINGHAM. St George's Church: Stabat Mater by Pergolesi and reflections for Good Friday in words and music performed by choir and orchestra, 6.30pm collection in aid of Barnham Broom Group of Churches.

GIGS

HEACHAM. Fox & Hounds: Beer Festival, with Sylvanne party band, 8pm.

TOFTWOOD. Social Centre: Skasouls, 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

BLAKENEY. Scout Hut, Langham Road: Old and modern books, plus maps, postcards, prints, 10am-4pm.

St Nicholas' Church, Hall Quay: Various stalls including art, stained glass, metalwork, photography, 10am-5pm.

CRANWORTH. Village Hall: General Auction, viewing 2pm, sale 6pm.

SATURDAY, APRIL 3

EVENTS

BARNHAM BROOM. Village Hall: Spring walk with the tree warden, through the village to the churchyard to identify trees coming into leaf, cakes and refreshments available, 2-5pm; Easter egg treasure hunt, 2pm (or 2.30pm at the crossroads and 3.30pm at church).

BIRCHAM. Bircham Windmill: Open day, with jam, pickles and plant stalls.

BLAKENEY. Quay: Seal trips with Beans, 10.30am and 11.30am £8/children (under 14) £4/under twos free; booking essential 01263 740505 or 740038.

Seal trips with Bishops Boats, 10am, 11am and 12 noon £8/children (under 14) £4/under twos free; booking essential 08000 740754 or 01263 740753.

BURNHAM MARKET. Sussex Farm: International Horse Trials, 8.45am-6pm, ring for prices, 08456 209961.

FAKENHAM. Larking Gowen, Summerhill House, Sculthorpe Road: Rebecca's Wishes Easter egg hunt, burst a balloon, raffle, tombola, refreshments etc, 10.30am £1.50 per hunt.

Museum of Gas and Local History, Hempton Road: Open day, 10.30am-1pm.

GRESSENHALL. Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse: Easter holiday activities, costumed characters, see lambs, piglets and chicks on the farm, cart rides, spot wildlife, Art Attack, 10am-5pm £8.40/concs £7.10/children (4-16) £6; to check daily activities phone 01362 860563.

HOLT. Bircham Gallery, High Street: Talk by Anita Klein about her work, 2pm.

North Norfolk Railway: Easter Poppy Line trips, nine steam trains running from 10.30am-4.30pm Rover tickets (2 adults, 2 children or 3 adults, 1 child) £35 including £5 voucher for refreshments or to spend in the gift shop, for individual ticket prices call 01263 820800 or visit www.nnrailway.co.uk.

Railway Station: Exhibition on Railway Cottage Project, family activities and mini Easter egg hunt on Easter Sunday and Monday, 11am-4pm 01263 710483.

MORSTON. Quay: Seal Trips with Beans, 10.30am and 11.30am £8/£4 under 14, booking recommended 01263 740505/740038.

NORTH CREAKE. Creake Abbey: Nordic walking class, all levels, poles provided, 9-10am, booking essential, 07854 001590.

SNETTISHAM. Royal British Legion Hall, Church Road: Snettisham Art Group Exhibition, original art and some crafts by local artists, 10am-5.30pm.

YAXHAM. Pinns Corner, Norwich Road: Yaxham Woodlands Group, Community WildSpace Project Easter egg hunt, bonfire and litter pick, with refreshments, 10am-12noon.

FITNESS

NORTH CREAKE. Creake Abbey: Nordic walking class, all levels, poles provided, 9-10am, booking essential, 07854 001590.

WEYBOURNE. Car park on left up hill just after Weybourne Station, Station Road: Fit Together Nordic walk with Sally King, three miles, 11.30am £2, book on 07826 869377.

CONCERTS

BLAKENEY. St Nicholas Church: The Hermitage Ensemble, programme includes Rachmaninov's Vespers, traditional songs and melodies and Russian folk songs, 7pm £10, 01263 741555, 01263 741456 or 01603 628319.

GIGS

SWANTON MORLEY. Angel Free House: Polaris (60s-70s pop, 50's rock 'n' roll), 8.30pm.

Darby's: Focus One, 8.30pm.

TOFTWOOD. Social Centre: Kenny and the Beat Merchants, 8.30pm £5/members £2.50.

WELLS SS Albatros, Quay: The Blues Agents (r&b/classic rock), 8.30pm.

DANCES

BRISTON. Copeman Centre: Buffet dance with music by Mary Little, bring own drink, 7.30pm £6.50, 01263 860476 or 860750.

LONGHAM. Village Hall: Dancing to the Lee Vasey Band, bar available, 8-11.30pm (band 9pm) £5/members £4; info and tickets 01362 687360.

SALES

BILLINGFORD. Village Hall: Easter fair, clothes rail, bric-a-brac, cakes and more, 2pm; for St Peter's Church.

BLAKENEY. Scout Hut, Langham Road: Old and modern books, plus maps, postcards, prints, 10am-4pm.

St Nicholas Church Hall, Quay: Crafts, jewellery and textiles, 10am-5pm free entry.

CASTLE ACRE. Village Hall: Second-hand books and collectables, 9.30am-4.30pm.

NORTH CREAKE. Village Hall: Antique and collectors fair 9.30am-5pm adults 50p/children free.

STIBBARD. Village Hall: Spring fair, various stalls including jumble, 10am-4pm; proceeds hall funds and Bantaba Project in Africa.

SUNDAY, APRIL 4

EVENTS

BIRCHAM. Bircham Windmill: Open day, with jam, pickles and plant stalls.

BIRCHAM NEWTON. National Construction College: RAF Bircham Newton Heritage Room and Memorial open day, discover history of former RAF station and its satellite airfields, 11am-5pm free.

BLAKENEY. Quay: Seal trips with Beans, 10am and 11am £8/children (under 14) £4/under twos free; booking essential 01263 740505 or 740038.

Seal trips with Bishops Boats, 10.30am, 11.30am and 12.30pm £8/children (under 14) £4/under twos free; booking essential 08000 740754 or 01263 740753.

DEREHAM. Mid Norfolk Railway Station: Easter Specials, children's activities on board, 1pm and 3.15pm, normal fares apply/under fives free; 01362 851723.

GREAT WITCHINGHAM. The Animal Ark, Fakenham Road: Easter egg hunt, plus prize quiz, fun competitions, face painting, animal handling sessions and more, 10am £6.75/concs £6.25/children (3-14) £6.

GRESSENHALL. Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse: Easter holiday activities, costumed characters, see lambs, piglets and chicks on the farm, cart rides, spot wildlife, Art Attack, 10am-5pm £8.40/concs £7.10/children (4-16) £6; to check daily activities phone 01362 860563.

HOLT. North Norfolk Railway: Easter Poppy Line trips, nine steam trains running from 10.30am-4.30pm Rover tickets (2 adults, 2 children or 3 adults, 1 child) £35 including £5 voucher for refreshments or to spend in the gift shop, for individual ticket prices call 01263 820800 or visit www.nnrailway.co.uk.

Railway Station: Exhibition on Railway Cottage Project, family activities and mini Easter egg hunt on Easter Sunday and Monday, 11am-4pm 01263 710483.

MORSTON. Quay: Seal Trips with Beans, 10am and 11am £8/£4 under 14, booking recommended 01263 740505/740038.

TOFTWOOD. Social Centre: Bingo, 8pm.

GIGS

NORTH ELMHAM. The Railway: Neil Daniels and Dave Morrison (blues, jazz and country-blues), 9pm.

SWANTON MORLEY. Darby's: Don't Spook the Horse (Neil Young tribute), 8pm.

WELLS. SS Albatros, Quay: Richard (sea songs and folk), 2-5pm.

SALES

BLAKENEY. Scout Hut, Langham Road: Old and modern books, plus maps, postcards, prints, 10am-4pm.

St Nicholas Church Hall, Quay: Crafts, jewellery and textiles, 10am-5pm free entry.

CASTLE ACRE. Village Hall: Second-hand books and collectables, 9.30am-4.30pm.

DEREHAM. Tesco car park: Car boot, from 7am pitches £6 on day.

MONDAY, APRIL 5

EVENTS

BLAKENEY. Quay: Seal trips with Beans, 10am and 11am £8/children (under 14) £4/under twos free; booking essential 01263 740505 or 740038.

Seal trips with Bishops Boats, 10am, 11am and 12 noon £8/children (under 14) £4/under twos free; booking essential 08000 740754 or 01263 740753.

FAKENHAM. Fakenham Racecourse: National Hunt race meeting, first race 2.05pm from £8 and £13/under 16s free.

Museum of Gas and Local History, Hempton Road: Open day, 10.30am-3.30pm.

GRESSENHALL. Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse: Easter Fair, music, crafts, fairground rides, hands-on activities, hat parade, 10am-5pm £8.40/concs £7.10/children (4-16) £6.

HOLT. North Norfolk Railway: Easter Poppy Line trips, nine steam trains running from 10.30am-4.30pm Rover tickets (2 adults, 2 children or 3 adults, 1 child) £35 including £5 voucher for refreshments or to spend in the gift shop, for individual ticket prices call 01263 820800 or visit www.nnrailway.co.uk.

Railway Station: Exhibition on Railway Cottage Project, family activities and mini Easter egg hunt on Easter Sunday and Monday, 11am-4pm 01263 710483.

MORSTON. Quay: Seal Trips with Beans, 10am and 11am £8/£4 under 14, booking recommended 01263 740505/740038.

FITNESS

HONINGHAM. Village Hall: Aerobics, 7.30pm, (Christine) 01603 880852.

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

DANCES

TOFTWOOD. Village Hall: Line, beginners 7.30-8.30pm £3, improvers 8.30-10pm £4, 01603 746048 (Melissa).

SALES

BLAKENEY. Harbour Room: Farmers' Market, locally grown produce, foodstuffs and plants, Citizen Advice Bureau in attendance, 9.30am-1pm.

Scout Hut, Langham Road: Old and modern books, plus maps, postcards, prints, 10am-4pm.

St Nicholas Church Hall, Quay: Crafts, jewellery and textiles, 10am-5pm free entry.

CASTLE ACRE. Village Hall: Second-hand books and collectables, 9.30am-4.30pm.

GRESSENHALL. Social Club: General auction, entries 7.30am-5pm, sale 6pm, 07963 641687 (Denise).

WELLS. The Ark Royal: Market, 9am.

TUESDAY, APRIL 6

EVENTS

BLAKENEY. Quay: Seal trips with Beans, 10.30am and 11.30am £8/children (under 14) £4/under twos free; booking essential 01263 740505 or 740038.

Seal trips with Bishops Boats, 10am, 11am and 12 noon £8/children (under 14) £4/under twos free; booking essential 08000 740754 or 01263 740753.

DEREHAM. The Meeting Point, St Withburga Lane: Norfolk Wildlife Trust (Mid Norfolk), illustrated talk - Upton Fen Developments and Future Projects, 7.30pm £2/members £1.50.

GRESSENHALL. Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse: Easter holiday activities, costumed characters, see lambs, piglets and chicks on the farm, cart rides, spot wildlife, Art Attack, 10am-5pm £8.40/concs £7.10/children (4-16) £6; to check daily activities phone 01362 860563.

HOLT. Railway Station: Exhibition on Railway Cottage Project, family activities 11am-4pm 01263 710483.

SCULTHORPE. Sculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve: Holiday activities including pond dipping, minibeast hunting and mask making, drop-in between 11am and 3pm £2 per child, donation of £3 requested for adults visiting the reserve; information 01328 856788.

FITNESS

DEREHAM. Church House, Church Street: Aerobic/dance exercise class, beginners, fitness for all ages to fast and funky music, bring towel, drink and mat, 6.30-7.30pm, 01362 695949.

HONINGHAM. Village Hall: Yoga class, 7.30-9pm.

DANCES

BRISTON. Copeman Centre, Hall Street: Fit Together tea dance with Marlene and Brian, 2-4pm £2.

MATTISHALL. Sports and Social Club: Modern jive with Footloose, beginners and intermediates, 7.30-10.30pm, first night free, 01362 851767.

TOFTWOOD. Toftwood Hall: Tea dance with Nina and Bob, 2-4.30pm £3.

SALES

BLAKENEY. St Nicholas Church Hall, Quay: Crafts, jewellery and textiles, 10am-5pm free entry.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7

EVENTS

BLAKENEY. Quay: Seal trips with Beans, 11.30am and 12.30pm £8/children (under 14) £4/under twos free; booking essential 01263 740505 or 740038.

Seal trips with Bishops Boats, 10.45am, 11.45am and 12.45pm £8/children (under 14) £4/under twos free; booking essential 08000 740754 or 01263 740753.

DEREHAM. Methodist Church Rooms, Theatre Street: WEA course - Norwich A Fine City, 10.15am-12.15pm; information 01362 820580.

Salvation Army, St Nicholas Street: Cameo Club meeting, led by Major Jean Crozier, 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: Cafe Care for unpaid carers of people with dementia, information and advice, memory boxes, relaxation treatments, refreshments, 2.30-4.30pm; information 01328 862715.

GRESSENHALL. Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse: Easter holiday activities, costumed characters, see lambs, piglets and chicks on the farm, cart rides, spot wildlife, Art Attack, 10am-5pm £8.40/concs £7.10/children (4-16) £6; to check daily activities phone 01362 860563.

HOLT. Community Centre: Village Screen presents Morris: A Life With Bells On (12A), 2.30pm and 7.30pm £3 per showing; 01263 713427.

Railway Station: Exhibition on Railway Cottage Project, family activities 11am-4pm 01263 710483.

TOFTWOOD. Village Hall: Whist drive, 1.30pm.

WELLS. Lifeboat Station, Beach Road: Wells RNLI Guild coffee morning, raffle, tombola and souvenirs for sale, 10.30am-12 £1 including tea, coffee and biscuits.

FITNESS

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

TOFTWOOD. Scouthaven, Shipdham Road: Aerobic/dance exercise class, beginners, for all ages to fast and funky music, bring towel, drink and mat, 6-7pm, 01362 695949.

YAXHAM. Village Hall: Total Body Workout Fun, fitness class for all, bring drink and mat, 10-11am, 01362 851767.

DANCES

HOCKERING. Village Hall: Dereham Sequence Dance Club, some tuition, 8-10.15pm £2.

HOLT. St Andrew's Church Hall, Church Street: Fit Together northern and western line with Cedric and Pat, tuition 1.45-2.45pm, dancing 2.45-4.30pm £2, or £1 without tuition.

KELLING. Kelling Studios, Kelling Estate, The Street: Bellydancing with Dianne, 7-8.30pm £6, 0808 131 0134.

SALES

BLAKENEY. St Nicholas Church Hall, Quay: Crafts, jewellery and textiles, 10am-5pm free entry.

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