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Diary: August 13-19

PUBLISHED: 13:45 11 August 2009 | UPDATED: 15:19 07 July 2010

THURSDAY, 13/08/2009



EVENTS

BLAKENEY. Quay: Seal trips with Beans, 10.30am, 11.30am and 12.30pm £8/children (under 14 £4/under twos free; booking essential 01263 740505 or 740038.

THURSDAY

EVENTS

CLEY. Beach Car Park: Strandline Scavenge, search the strandline for seaside treasure, create your own unique environmental art, prize for best creation, 10-11.30am children £2/accompanying adults free.

NWT Cley Marshes Visitors Centre: Crafty Creatures of the Deep. Create your own sea slugs and lobsters during arts and crafts session (outside), 2-3pm children £2/accompanying adults free. Wicked Wildlife walk, guided walk to find out about wildlife and habitats on the nature reserve, 12-1pm children £2/accompanying adults free.

DEREHAM. Toftwood Methodist Church: Coffee morning in aid of Bible Society 10-11.30am.

FAKENHAM. First Focus Drop-In Centre, 18 Cattle Market Street: Victim Support, help for those affected by crime, practical and emotional, 10am-12.

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

SCULTHORPE. Sculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve: Wildlife Discovery activities, pond dipping 11am, minibeast safari 2pm £2, 01328 856788.

WALSINGHAM. Tourist Information Centre, Shirehall, Common Place: Walsingham guided tour, 11am £5/pensioners £4.50/children £2.50, 01328 820250.

SHOWS

HOLKHAM. The Pottery Yard, Holkham Hall: Merlin the Magician (family show) - Chapterhouse Theatre Company, outdoor theatre, gates 5.15pm, performance 6pm £12/concs £7, under twos free, family ticket £34 (2 adults, 2 children), 01328 713111 or www.seetickets.com.

DANCES

DEREHAM. Leisure Centre: Ballroom and Latin for beginners and improvers, 8.30-10pm £6 non gym members, £5 members, 01760 336410.

EAST TUDDENHAM. Jubilee Hall: Ballroom, Latin and sequence with Nina and Bob, 8-10.30pm £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. Parish Church: Refreshments, stalls, 10am-1pm.

WELLS-NEXT-THE-SEA. Ark Royal, Freeman Street: Car boot, from 7.30am pitches £5 on day

EXHIBITIONS

BIRCHAM. Bircham Mill: Exhibition by Trevor Shaw - Watercolour pictures of East Anglia (to August 31), 10am-5pm daily, 01702 558282.

SCULTHORPE. Sculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve: Exhibition of photographs entered in a photographic competition, 10am-4pm (to August 31).

TOFTREES. Hillside Gallery and Studios, Swaffham Road: An exhibition of Norfolk and Norfolk experiences, quirky, beautiful and unexpected, (to August 31), 10.30am-4.30pm.

FRIDAY

EVENTS

CLEY. Village Hall: Samphire and Scurvygrass: Norfolk's Seaside Flowers, illustrated talk by Simon Harrap, author of Flowers of the Norfolk Coast, 7.30-9pm free.

DEREHAM. The Crèche 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.

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).

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

TOFTWOOD. Village Hall: Coffee morning for retired civil servants and their spouses living in Dereham, 10-11.30am.

SHOWS

WELLS-NEXT-THE-SEA. Granary Theatre, Staithe Street: Mr G & Mr S or Topsy Turvey and Tum-Ti-Tum (musical play about Gilbert and Sullivan) - Performed by David Gilbrook and John Goodrum, £8/Friends of the Granary Theatre £7, 01328 710193.

GIGS

BLAKENEY. Harbour Room, Quay: Buster James Band (rock), 8.30pm £3.

GRESSENHALL. Social Club, Rougholme Close: Gressenhall CMC presents Country Company, 8pm £8, 01362 860547.

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

WELLS-NEXT-THE-SEA. Ark Royal, Freeman Street: Car boot, from 7.30am pitches £5 on day

EXHIBITIONS

BIRCHAM. Bircham Mill: Exhibition by Trevor Shaw - Watercolour pictures of East Anglia (to August 31), 10am-5pm daily, 01702 558282.

TOFTREES. Hillside Gallery and Studios, Swaffham Road: An exhibition of Norfolk and Norfolk experiences, quirky, beautiful and unexpected, (to August 31), 10.30am-4.30pm.

SCULTHORPE. Sculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve: Exhibition of photographs entered in a photographic competition, 10am-4pm (to August 31).

SATURDAY

EVENTS

CASTLE RISING. Castle Rising Castle: Napoleonic Wars, re-enactments with the Napoleonic Association's British and French Infantry and Artillery, supported by the camp followers, 10am-5pm £7/concs £6/children £4/family ticket (2 adults, 2 children) £18, each additional child £2/English Heritage members half price.

DEREHAM.

Wellspring Family Church: Art exhibition evening buffet, with entertainment by Take Three, 7.30pm £7.50, 01362 850017.

FAKENHAM. Lee Warner Avenue Sheltered Housing: Summer Fair and Golden Jubilee Celebration, display of photographs, documents and memories of the past and present of the sheltered housing complex, stalls, games, tombola, raffle, barbecue, 12-4pm.

NECTON. Village Hall: Cash bingo, doors 7pm, eyes down 7.30pm £5 including games and raffle.

WEST ACRE. Abbey House: Garden fete, dog display, ferret racing, various competitions for dogs (bring yours along on a lead), tug of war over the river (entry, individuals or team, on 01760 755475), rifle shooting, stalls, games, 3-6pm £1/umder 16s free; proceeds village hall and churchyard wall repairs.

GIGS

BLAKENEY. Harbour Room: Trillium plus the Novaks (blues-rock bands), 8.30pm £2.

DEREHAM. The Cock Inn: Live music with Daffy and the Alien 5pm.

MATTISHALL. Sports and Social Club: Joe Bloggs, 8.30pm.

SALLE. Village Hall: The Leopard Trio (rock 'n' roll), plus Rockin' Richie and Big K playing 50's rock 'n' roll rockabilly music, barbecue and soft drinks available (bring own drinks), 7.30pm-late £6 including burger or hot dog, £5 without food; proceeds Diabetes UK.

TOFTWOOD. Social Centre: Shake, Rattle and Roll, 8.30pm £5/members £2.50.

DANCES

YAXHAM. Village Hall: Ballroom, Latin and sequence, refreshments and bar available, 7.30-10.30pm £3.

SALES

BURNHAM MARKET. The Greens and Market Place: 34th annual craft fair, 100 plus stalls, refreshments, 10am-5pm.

WELLS-NEXT-THE-SEA. Ark Royal, Freeman Street: Car boot, from 7.30am pitches £5 on day

The Maltings, Staithe Street: Antiques and Collectors' fair, 9.30am-4pm 50p.

WHISSONSETT. St Mary's Church: Book, puzzle and toy fair plus board games etc, 10am-12; proceeds church funds.

EXHIBITIONS

BIRCHAM. Bircham Mill: Exhibition by Trevor Shaw - Watercolour pictures of East Anglia (to August 31), 10am-5pm daily, 01702 558282.

TOFTREES. Hillside Gallery and Studios, Swaffham Road: An exhibition of Norfolk and Norfolk experiences, quirky, beautiful and unexpected, (to August 31), 10.30am-4.30pm.

SCULTHORPE. Sculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve: Exhibition of photographs entered in a photographic competition, 10am-4pm (runs until August 31).

SUNDAY

EVENTS

BINHAM. Binham Priory: Guided tour, one hour, 2.30pm donations.

CASTLE RISING. Castle Rising Castle: Napoleonic Wars, re-enactments with the Napoleonic Association's British and French Infantry and Artillery, supported by the camp followers, 10am-5pm £7/concs £6/children £4/family ticket (2 adults, 2 children) £18, each additional child £2/English Heritage members half price.

DEREHAM. Neatherd High School, Norwich Road: Eastern Rail Show 2009, wide range of layouts, demonstrations, society stands and specialist traders, 10.30am-4.30pm £5/senior citizens, members of ALSRM, GOG and unaccompanied children £4/accompanied children free.

HOLKHAM. Holkham Hall: Picnic in the Park, organised by the Royal British Legion Women's Section in Norfolk, bring a picnic, chairs and blankets, fancy dress competition for children under 10, sales and publicity tables, tombola, arrive noon, picnic starts 1pm, entrance to garden free, admission to hall at normal rate.

SCULTHORPE. Sculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve: A Celebration of Owls, meet visiting life owls, take part in owl activities and games to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Hawk and Owl Trust, 10am-4pm £5/children £3; information 01328 856788.

WOODRISING. PACT Animal Sanctuary, River Farm: PACT open day, meet rescued animals and birds, bric-a-brac, games, tombola, refreshments, bring your dog to be micro-chipped for special price of £10, 12.30-4pm £3 per car.

GIGS

REEPHAM. King's Arms: Vintage Hot Orchestra (jazz), 12-2.30pm in the courtyard (weather permitting).

WELLS-NEXT-THE-SEA. Globe Inn: Phil Brooke and Digby Fairweather (jazz), 7.30pm.

SALES

WELLS-NEXT-THE-SEA. The Maltings, Staithe Street: Antiques and Collectors' fair, 9.30am-4pm 50p.

EXHIBITIONS

BIRCHAM. Bircham Mill: Exhibition by Trevor Shaw - Watercolour pictures of East Anglia (to August 31), 10am-5pm daily, 01702 558282.

SCULTHORPE. Sculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve: Exhibition of photographs entered in a photographic competition, 10am-4pm (to August 31).

MONDAY

EVENTS

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

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

SWANTON MORLEY. Angel Cricket Ground, Hoe Road: Cricket training for youngsters aged eight-14 (boys and girls), three qualified coaches, Clubmark accreditation, equipment provided, excellent facilities, 6-7.30pm annual membership £2 and £1.50 per session, (George) 01362 637620.

DANCES

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

SALES

BURNHAMMARKET. Village: Cash auction, 1pm, 01366 387587.

GRESSENHALL. Social Club, Rougholme Close: General auction, cash only, 6pm, 07963 641687 (Denise).

WELLS-NEXT-THE-SEA. The Maltings, Staithe Street: Wells Craft Group craft fair, 10am-5pm.

EXHIBITIONS

BIRCHAM. Bircham Mill: Exhibition by Trevor Shaw - Watercolour pictures of East Anglia (to August 31), 10am-5pm daily, 01702 558282.

SCULTHORPE. Sculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve: Exhibition of photographs entered in a photographic competition, 10am-4pm (to August 31).

TUESDAY

EVENTS

BINHAM. Binham Priory: Guided tour, one hour, 2.30pm donations.

CLEY. NWT Cley Marshes Nature Reserve: Crafty Creatures of the Deep, create your own sea slugs and lobsters during outside arts and crafts session, 3-4pm children £2. Trainee Twitchers, interactive session in the hide, 2-3pm children £2. Wicked Wildlife Walk, guided walk exploring the wildlife and habitats on the reserve, 1-2pm children £2.

DEREHAM. London Road Scout HQ: Dereham and District Toy Library and SNAP (Special Needs and Parents), 10am-12 £1 per family, details 01362 690148/853373.

Meeting Point: Bingo, 7.30pm.

SCULTHORPE. Sculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve: Monthly toddler story time and activity session, 10am £3 per toddler. Wildlife discovery activities, from pond dipping to owl dissecting, 11am and 2pm £2pp, information 01328 856788.

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

DANCES

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

EAST TUDDENHAM. Village Hall, Mattishall Road: Ceroc modern jive, beginners and intermediates 7.30-10.30pm, 07801 492358.

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

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

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

SALES

WELLS-NEXT-THE-SEA. The Maltings, Staithe Street: Wells Craft Group craft fair, 10am-5pm.

EXHIBITIONS

BIRCHAM. Bircham Mill: Exhibition by Trevor Shaw - Watercolour pictures of East Anglia (to August 31), 10am-5pm daily, 01702 558282.

TOFTREES. Hillside Gallery and Studios, Swaffham Road: An exhibition of Norfolk and Norfolk experiences, quirky, beautiful and unexpected, (to August 31), 10.30am-4.30pm.

SCULTHORPE. Sculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve: Exhibition of photographs entered in a photographic competition, 10am-4pm (to August 31).

WEDNESDAY

EVENTS

CLEY. Norfolk Wildlife Trust Visitor Centre: Guided walk with warden, 10am £5/children £3; booking essential 01263 740008.

DEREHAM. 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.

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

SCULTHORPE. Sculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve: Mid week walk with warden, 2.30pm £4, 01328 856788.

TOFTWOOD. Village Hall: Whist drive, 1.30pm.

Social Centre: Bingo, 8.30pm.

WALSINGHAM. Tourist Information Centre, Shirehall, Common Place: Walsingham guided tour, 11am £5/pensioners £4.50/children £2.50, 01328 820250.

WELLS-NEXT-THE-SEA. Boathouse, Beach: Lifeboat open evening, meet the crew, 6.30pm.

SHOWS

WEST ACRE. West Acre Summer Theatre, River Road: West Moon Street (comedy of manners) by Rob Urbinati, 7.30pm £12, 01760 755800.

CONCERTS

WALSINGHAM. St Mary's and All Saints' Church, Little Walsingham: Organ recital by James Laird (Holt), 8pm collection.

GIGS

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

DANCES

GRESSENHALL. Social Club, Rougholme Close: Line dancing, 7.30pm £3.

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

SWANTON MORLEY. Village Hall: Summer Dance Club, every Wednesday through summer holidays, 10am-1pm, Estrellita Kids, 01362 638150.

SALES

WELLS-NEXT-THE-SEA. The Maltings, Staithe Street: Wells Craft Group craft fair, 10am-5pm.

EXHIBITIONS

BIRCHAM. Bircham Mill: Exhibition by Trevor Shaw - Watercolour pictures of East Anglia (to August 31), 10am-5pm daily, 01702 558282.

TOFTREES. Hillside Gallery and Studios, Swaffham Road: An exhibition of Norfolk and Norfolk experiences, quirky, beautiful and unexpected,

(to August 31), 10.30am-

4.30pm.

SCULTHORPE. Sculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve: Exhibition of photographs entered in a photographic competition, 10am-4pm (to August 31).


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