DIARY February 11-17

TBWWEDNESDAY, 11/02/2009EVENTSBRANDON. Full Gospel Church, Fengate Drove: Adult Bible study, youth and children's clubs, 6.30-8pm.Breckland Middle School: Brandon Speakers without Borders, public speaking group, 6.

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WEDNESDAY, 11/02/2009

EVENTS

BRANDON. Full Gospel Church, Fengate Drove: Adult Bible study, youth and children's clubs, 6.30-8pm.


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Breckland Middle School: Brandon Speakers without Borders, public speaking group, 6.45 for 7pm, 01842 814679.

Breckland Middle School: Thetford District Railway Club, 7.30-10pm, 01842 814999.

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EAST HARLING. Sports and Social Club: Harling and District Social Support Group, talk by Ann Weir, ex-Registrar, 10.30am (in the Rudd Room).

HOUGHTON-ON-THE-HILL. St Mary the Virgin Church: Church open, with England's earliest wall paintings, 2-4pm daily.

SWAFFHAM. Parish Church Rooms: Scallywags toddler group (term time), toys, craft, drinks, snack and more, new families always welcome, 9.30-11.30am, 01760 724236.

Breckland Christian Fellowship, Oasis Centre, Cley Road: Healing Rooms, book an appointment for healing sessions, 10am-12, 01760 723175.

THETFORD. Toy Library, Fulmerston Road: Toy library, play session including snack and craft activity, 9am-12 �1 per family.

Church of the Nazarene: Coffee morning, with free coffee, 9am-1pm.

Methodist Church Hall: Thetford Leg Club (TLC), free leg care/check by trained nurses, for any age group, 9am-12.30pm.

Riversdale, Tanner Street: Amoghasiddhi Buddhist Centre, Meditation classes, 12-1pm �4, 01953 451937.

St Michael's Close Community Room: Thetford Elders' Lunch Club, freshly cooked lunch, �4, 01842 763722.

Library: Computers Don't Bite!, free two-hour Internet taster session for beginners, 2-4pm; booking essential on 01842 752048.

Abbey Neighbourhood Centre: Bingo, adults only, refreshments, 2-4pm.

Grenville Way Scout Hut: Beavers, 5�-8 years, 6.30-7.45p, 01842 764721 after 4pm.

Room 34, Rosemary Musker High School: Thetford Youth and Community Chess Club, junior and adult sessions, 6.30-8.30pm, 01842 755182.

Small Courtroom, Guildhall, Market Place: Thetford Spiritualist Church service, 7.30pm.

WEETING. Village Hall: Weeting Weenies, parent/carer and toddler group, all welcome, 0-4 years, 10am-12.

FITNESS

BRANDON. Breckland Forest Gymnastics Club, training at various levels, details 01842 815218.

Sports Centre: Fitness class for the unfit, 6-6.30pm; beginners pilates, 6.45-7.45pm; pilates for experienced, 7.45-8.45pm..

Leisure Centre: Spinning, cardiovascular training session using fixed wheel bikes, 6.30-7.30pm.

SWAFFHAM. Meet Buttercross car park: Walking for Health, weekly White Hart Walk (2.5 miles), 9.30am, turn up or telephone 01362 656344/656820.

Campingland Car Park, by the Community Centre: Tai chi in the Park (weather permitting), 10.30-11.30am, donations to Swaffham and Litcham Home Hospice, 01760 724170.

THETFORD. Cloverfield Community Church: Pilates, fitness class, 10-11am, 01842 815074.

Grammar School: Thetford Judo Club, 8-9pm.

WATTON. Junior School: Kuk Sool Won, martial art, suitable for all ages, 6.30-8pm.

Youth Centre: Tae Kwon Do, Saracen Martial Arts, first lesson free, 7-8pm, 01953 882034.

Sports Centre: Table tennis, juniors 6.30pm, seniors 7.30pm.

WEETING. Primary School: Kickboxing, adults and children from 7 years, 7pm, 07759436272.

DANCES

BARTON MILLS. Village Hall: Modern square dance classes, 8pm.

BRANDON. Community Centre, Bury Road: Ballroom and popular sequence tea dance, 2-4pm �2.50.

SAHAM TONEY. Wells Cole Community Centre, Bell Lane: Modern jive with the Jive Club, beginners and improvers 8-10pm �5, 01953 455500 (Sandra). Six Dances in Six Weeks, 7-8pm, 01953 455500 (Sandra).

EXHIBITIONS

THETFORD. Arts Centre, Guildhall: Cats Galore exhibition, 10am-1pm free.

THURSDAY, 12/02/2009

EVENTS

BRANDON. Baptist Church: Coffee morning, 9.30-11.30am.

Harvest Centre, Brandon Full Gospel Church, Fengate Drove: Healing Rooms ministry, 5.30-8.30pm, appointments on 01842 828537.

KING'S LYNN. Gaywood Library: Crystal healing therapy, find out more about this therapy, pop-in session 10am-12 free. Flower essence therapy, find out more about this therapy, pop-in session 2-4pm free.

OLD BUCKENHAM. Village Hall: Breckland Flower and Garden Club, demonstration - Pass the Popcorn, 2pm visitors �4.50.

SWAFFHAM. Baptist Church, Station Street: J's for children 6-10 years, with games, art and craft, puppets, music etc, 5.30-7pm �1 per child; J's+ for 11-16 years, with games, puppets, music, drama, chill out time, etc, 7.15-9pm �1 per child, 01760 725349.

The Assembly Rooms, Market Place: Cash bingo, organised by friends of Swaffham Museum, 2-4pm.

The Assembly Rooms, Market Place: Swaffham Horticultural Society AGM, followed by talk on Orchids, 7.30pm.

THETFORD. Riversdale Centre, Tanner Street: Thetford healers session, open to public, 9.30-11.30am free, donations accepted.

Abbey Neighbourhood Centre: Matthew House Project, needle exchange and community drop-in, 12-2pm.

Fulmerston Church, Pine Close: Big Sitting Room youth group, 13-18 years, 7-9pm.

Arts Centre, The Guildhall: Poetry with Robert Kybird, refreshments, 7.30pm tickets limited �4 per person.

WATTON. Pentecostal Church, Old Dereham Road: Noah's Ark toddler and baby group, 9.30-11.30am, 01953 881358; Noah's Ark 3-5s and parents/carers, 1.30-3pm �1 per family, 01953 882986.

Watton Junior School: Adult belly dancing class every Thursday, 7-8.30pm.

FITNESS

BRANDON. Breckland Forest Gymnastics Club, training at various levels, details 01842 815218.

Leisure Centre: Tumblers coffee morning, for mothers and toddlers, 9.30-11.30am.

Leisure Centre: Legs, bums and tums, low/medium impact aerobic class, 6.30-7.30pm.

Leisure Centre: Spinning, cardiovascular training session using fixed wheel bikes, 7.30-8.30pm.

GREAT HOCKHAM. Village Hall: Taekwondo/self defence, first lesson free, 7-8pm, 01953 882848.

THETFORD. Norfolk Natural Health Clinic: C'hi gung, 10am-12, 01842 820121.

Cloverfields Church Hall: Kickboxing tuition for adults and children, from 7 years, 6.30pm, 07759436272.

WATTON. Sports Centre: Table tennis, 2-4pm.

Youth Centre: Apollo Kickboxing Academy, junior classes 8-13 years, 6.30-7.30pm; senior classes, 14+, 7.30-8.30pm, 01953 883965.

GIGS

ATTLEBOROUGH. White Lodge: Back Pages, 9pm.

DANCES

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

EXHIBITIONS

THETFORD. Arts Centre, Guildhall: Cats Galore exhibition, 10am-1pm free.

FRIDAY, 13/02/2009

EVENTS

BRADENHAM. Village Hall: General auction, book in from 1pm, auction starts 6pm; information 07940 212256.

GREAT ELLINGHAM. Recreation Centre: Breckland Astronomical Society, talk - Extra Solar Planetary Systems, 7.30pm �2/members �1.50.

SWAFFHAM. Oasis Centre, Cley Road: Coffeetots for parents/carers and pre-school children, 10am-12 �1 first adult, 25p per child, 50p extra adult (including refreshments).

Oasis Centre, Cley Road: Powapak, for children aged 5-9, fun, games, crafts, 6-7pm 50p.

Assembly Rooms: Quiz night and fish & chip supper, 7.30pm �2 pp (teams maximum of six) plus �5 for supper, 01760 722903; proceeds Swaffham Swimming Pool Association.

Ex-Servicemen's Social Club, Lynn Street: Super meat draw, 10pm tickets 5 for �2 from club.

THETFORD. Toy Library, Fulmerston Road: Toy library, play session including snack and craft activity, 9am-12 �1 per family.

Fulmerston Christian Fellowship: Parent and toddler group, term time only, 9.15-10.45am.

Kings Court, Earl Street: Cancer Support Group, 10-11.30am.

St Michael's Close Community Room: Thetford Elders' Lunch Club, freshly cooked lunch, �4, 01842 763722.

Laburnum Grove Day Centre, Elm Road: Age Concern lunches, 3-course lunch, transport available 1pm �3.60, bookings 01842 750088.

Church of the Nazarene: Friday Club, ages 5-10, 6-7.30pm.

United Reform Church, Earle Street: Thetford Twinning Association annual meeting, 8.15pm.

WATTON. Pentecostal Church, Old Dereham Road: Friendship club, meet new people, chat, tea/coffee, 10am-12, 01953 881358.

FITNESS

BRANDON. Leisure Centre: A social and fun filled session for the more mature person, with light aerobics, badminton, gym time and coffee, 10am-12 and 12-2pm.

Leisure Centre: Badminton, experienced players welcome, 7.30-9.30pm.

THETFORD. Breckland Leisure Centre: Thetford Rollerskating Club, for boys and girls from 4 years, tuition, grades and certificates, skate hire available, 4.55pm.

SHOWS

WEST ACRE. West Acre Theatre, River Road: To Be Frank: Frankie Howerd and the Secret of Happiness - David Benson's one-man show, 7.30pm �15, 01760 755800.

GIGS

BANHAM. The Barrel: Harper AKA (blues), 9pm �3.

KENNINGHALL. White Horse: Starrz, 8.30pm.

DANCES

BECK ROW. Community Centre: Square dance classes, 8-10pm first evening free.

KING'S LYNN. Lynnsport and Leisure Park, Greenpark Avenue: Dancing with Xavier, ballroom beginners and improvers 7.30-8.30pm �6, Latin beginners and improvers 8.30-9.30pm �6, Leisure Card holders �5 per class.

WATTON. Queens Hall: Valentine Barn Dance with live band Shinankins, 7.30-11pm �7.50 including buffet supper; tickets from Mullengers, High Street, Watton; proceeds Inner Wheel charities.

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

Sports Centre: Dance with live music by Harley Street, organised by Watton Junior FC, 8pm-late, tickets �6 from committee members or �7 on door.

SALES

BRADENHAM. Village Hall: General auction, goods in from 1pm, starts 6pm; information 01362 851475 (Gerry).

HOLME HALE. Village Hall: General auction, book in from 12.30pm, entries from 1.30pm, starts 6pm; information 01362 851475.

SWAFFHAM. Assembly Rooms, Market Place: Indoor market with cakes, books, crafts, collectables, supported by the Iceni Partnership, 9am-1pm.

EXHIBITIONS

THETFORD. Arts Centre, Guildhall: Cats Galore exhibition, 10am-1pm free.

SATURDAY, 14/02/2009

EVENTS

BRANDON. Sports Centre: Charity Valentine's Ball, with disco and buffet, 7.30pm-midnight �10, tickets from venue or Cinderella's Wedding Dress Shop in Brandon; proceeds East Anglian Air Ambulance.

GT CRESSINGHAM. Village Hall: Cash and prize bingo, doors open 6.30 eyes down 7.30pm.

KING'S LYNN. Gaywood Library: Crystal healing therapy, 10am-12 and flower essence therapy 2-4pm.

Tuesday Market Place: Opening of King's Lynn Mart, funfair rides and attractions, from 12 noon (continues until February 28 Mon-Sat).

LAKENHEATH. RSPB Lakenheath Fen Visitor Centre: Valentine quiz night, bring your own drink, teams of four, 7.30-9.30pm �4/children �2/RSPB members half price; booking essential 01842 863400.

SWAFFHAM. St Peter and St Paul Parish Church: Coffee morning, 9.30am-12.

Oasis Centre, Cley Road: Oasis Snack Bar, 10am-2pm.

THETFORD. Ancient House Museum of Thetford Life: Crewelwork embroidery workshop for adults, 10am-3.30pm �18 advance; booking essential 01842 752599.

Toy Library, Fulmerston Road: Toy library, play session including snack and craft activity, 12-2pm �1 per family.

Laburnum Grove Day Centre, Elm Road: Age Concern lunches, 3-course lunch, transport available 1pm �3.60, bookings 01842 750088.

FITNESS

BRANDON. Leisure Centre: Badminton coaching, 10am-12.

GIGS

ATTLEBOROUGH. White Lodge: Valentine' s party night with DYFA, 8.30pm.

NEW BUCKENHAM. The George: Daisy, performing solo during Valentine dinner, 8pm.

SWAFFHAM. Ex-Servicemen's Club: Union Gap, 8.30pm visitors �8.

DANCES

RAF MARHAM. Sandringham Centre: Marham Dance Club, all ages, hip hop and more, 9.30-11.30am.

SALES

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

EXHIBITIONS

THETFORD. Arts Centre, Guildhall: Cats Galore exhibition, 10am-1pm free.

SUNDAY, 15/02/2009

EVENTS

BRANDON. Middle School: Thetford Model Railway Club open day, 10am-4pm.

Full Gospel Church, Fengate Drove: Worship celebration and the Word, 10am.

EAST LEXHAM. Lexham Hall: Snowdrop walk, soup and refreshments available, dogs on leads welcome, 11am-4pm �4/under 16s free; proceeds National Association for the Blind.

KING'S LYNN. Gaywood Library: Sunday storytime and activities for children, must be accompanied by adult, 11am.

OXBOROUGH. Oxburgh Hall: Mad Hare Day, storytelling, trails, craft activities, face painting (small charge), 11am-4pm normal admission applies (donations towards craft materials welcome).

SWAFFHAM. Oasis Centre, Cley Road: Breckland Christian Fellowship, worship and ministry, 10.30am.

Community Centre: Aphesis Community Church meets every Sunday to celebrate Jesus, 10.30am.

Community Centre, Beech Close, Campingland: Swaffham Spiritual Awareness Group, 6.30pm donation �2.50, 0800 4586 728.

Ex-Servicemen's Social Club, Lynn Street: One house jackpot bingo, 9.30pm.

THETFORD. Cloverfield Community Church, Rosecroft Way: Service, 10am.

Thetford Methodist Church, Tanner Street, Howlett Hall: Service with Mrs J Browne, worship band, toy corner, choir, children's activities, puppets and coffee, 10.30am.

Church of the Nazarene, Croxton Road: Service, 10.45am.

FITNESS

BRANDON. Leisure Centre Foyer: Brandon Fern Hoppers, friendly running group for all abilities, 9am, 01842 763174.

SWAFFHAM. Woolworths, Church Walk: Walking for Health, weekly Church Walk (1 mile), 2pm, just turn up or telephone 01362 656344/656820.

GIGS

WEST ACRE. West Acre Theatre, River Road: The Cocktail Jazz Band, 2.30pm �15 including a cocktail and light lunch , 01760 755800.

DANCES

WEST WINCH. William Burt Centre, Watering Lane: Modern jive with Foot-loose, 7.30-10.30pm, 07947 607810.

MONDAY, 16/02/2009

EVENTS

BRANDON. Methodist Church: Tiny Talk, baby signing classes, 9.30-10.30am.

Library: Bookstart sessions, for mums, toddlers and babies, stories and nursery rhymes, 10-11am.

FELTWELL. Methodist Hall: Downham Market Community Action Group meeting, public welcome to discuss any concerns they have with their local police team and have a say on local policing priorities, 7pm (please note, change of date and venue).

KING'S LYNN. Gaywood Library: Rhyme and storytime for pre-school children and their parents/carers, 9.30-10am.

SWAFFHAM. Parish Church Rooms: Noah's Ark toddler group (term time), toys, craft, drinks, snack and more, new families always welcome, 1-2.45pm, 01760 724236.

THETFORD. Toy Library, Fulmerston Road: Toy library, play session including snack and craft activity, 9am-12 �1 per family.

Fulmerston Christian Fellowship: Parent and Toddler Group, 9.15-10.45am.

United Reformed Church, Earls Street: Bumps and Babies Caf�, all pregnant women and families with babies welcome, drop in an time between 9.30-11.30am.

Library: Activity session with the Norfolk Family Learning Partnership, free drop-in session for children and their parents/carers, 10.30am-12.

Riversdale Centre: Thetford Elders Lunch Club, freshly cooked lunch, �4, 01842 763722.

Abbey Neighbourhood Centre: Dads Place, information and support for dads, drop-in, 1-3pm, 01842 821643.

St Michael's Community Hall: Nexus, everyone welcome, disabled and non disabled, teas, chat and weekly raffle in aid of Nexus, 1.30-3.30pm.

Fulmerston Church: KClub, for 5-11 years, activities and games, 4.30-6pm free, 01842 821643.

Salvation Army, Magdalen Street: Kids Alive Club, 4-11 years, 5.15-6.15pm, 754712.

Riversdale Centre, Audrey Room, Tanner Street: Thetford healing group, healing sessions open to the public, 7.30-9pm free but donations accepted.

FITNESS

BRANDON. Leisure Centre: Tai chi, relaxation, movement, 10-11am.

Leisure Centre: Cardio kick, using techniques from kick boxing and aerobic steps, 6.30-7.30pm.

Leisure Centre: Spinning, cardiovascular training session using fixed wheel bikes, 7-8pm.

Leisure Centre: Taekwondo/self defence ideal for all ages, first lesson free, 7.30-8.30pm contact Dave Robb 01953 882848.

WRETHAM. Village Hall: Tai chi, relaxation, meditation, 5.30-6.30pm.

DANCES

NORTHWOLD. Village Hall: Sequence with tuition, 7.45-10pm, 01366 500250.

SAPISTON. Village Hall: Beginners sequence dancing lessons, 6.30pm, intermediate 7.30pm, 01284 703943.

SWAFFHAM. Sacred Heart Convent School: Dancing with Xavier, in the gym, ballroom 7-8pm �5, Latin 8-9pm �5, Argentine tango 9-10pm �5, 01760 336410.

THETFORD. Carnegie Room, Cage Lane: Sequence/social dancing, 2-4pm �2 01842 765365; Salsa, beginners 7.30pm, intermediates 8.30pm, 07863 291074.

Admiral School: Line dancing classes, 8-10pm.

EXHIBITIONS

THETFORD. Art Centre, Guildhall: Exhibition of children's art (Monday-Saturday, ends February 28), 10am-1pm.

TUESDAY, 17/02/2009

EVENTS

BRANDON. Full Gospel Church, Fengate Drove: Kidzone, parent and toddler group, 10am-12.

Baptist Church Hall, High Street: Brandon Arts Society, all abilities welcome, 2-4pm, 01842 810677.

Sports and Social Clubroom: Social chess, training on request, 7pm, 01842 810506.

KING'S LYNN. Gaywood Library: Eat your peas storytime and activities for children, must be accompanied by adult, 10.30-11.30am.

Hayloft, Farmers Arms, Knights Hill: West Norfolk and King's Lynn Archaeological Society, talk by David Gurney - Recent work on Roman Norfolk, 7.30pm.

LITTLE ELLINGHAM. Old School Hall, Church Road: Prize bingo, 7 for 7.45pm.

SWAFFHAM. Baptist Church: Parent and toddler session, 9.30am �1 per family including refreshments.

Oasis Centre, Cley Road: Oasis Care Luncheon Club, 12.15pm �3 for home-cooked meal, tea/coffee, anyone on low income welcome, 01760 723175.

THETFORD. Salvation Army, Magdalen Street: Little Lambs parents and toddlers, 9.30-11.30am.

Redcastle Furze Community Centre: Coffee morning, free internet use, 9.30am-1pm.

Ancient House Museum of Thetford Life: Arty-architects: A Room for the Future, design and make your ideal room of the future, 10.30am-12.300m �1.50/Museum passholders �1.

Riversdale Centre: Thetford Elders Lunch Club, freshly cooked lunch, �4, 01842 763722.

Homestart, 63 Vicarage Road: Baby Buddies, friendship and support for young parents, 12.30-2.30pm, 01842 821642.

Riversdale Centre: Learn first aid with the British Red Cross, 7-9pm.

FITNESS

BRANDON. Leisure Centre: Leisure Club for the more mature client, involving light aerobics, badminton, gym and coffee, 10am-12 and 12-2pm.

Leisure Centre: Yoga class, for regulars and complete novices, 5.45-7.15pm.

Leisure Centre: Spinning, cardiovascular training session using fixed wheel bikes, 6-7pm and 7-8pm.

Leisure Centre Foyer: Brandon Fern Hoppers, friendly running group for all abilities, 7pm, 01842 763174.

Sports Centre: Badminton, all ages, 7.30-9.30pm, 01842 815111.

Leisure Centre: Beginners pilates, 8-9pm, 01842 813748.

WATTON. Christian Community Centre: Tai chi (relaxation) classes, 7.15pm, email taichi7stars@googlemail.com.

WEETING. Weeting 21: Pilates 6-6.45pm �3 per class, �6 for ball and pilates; 7-8pm �4 per class, �6 for ball and pilates.

SHOWS

WATLINGTON. Village Hall: Creative Arts East presents How the Giraffle Got Its Neck (family show) - Tall Stories, 2.30pm �4/concs �3/family ticket �12 advance or �5/�4/�16 on door, 01553 811955, 810732 or 810584.

GIGS

WATTON. Norfolk Guitar and Bass Centre, 2/3 The Courtyard, Breckland Business Park, Norwich Road: Kee Marcello (ex hard rock band Europe), 7.30pm.

DANCES

HOLME HALE. The Pavilion, School Road: Latin with Xavier, class 9-10pm �5, 01760 336410.

SWAFFHAM. Hamond's High School, Brandon Road: Line with Dave, beginners 7.15-8.15pm, improvers 8.15-10pm, 01328 863697.

RAF MARHAM. Sandringham Centre: Marham Dance Club, all ages, hip hop and more, 7-9pm..

720114; proceeds Swaffham Recreation Ground.

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

EXHIBITIONS

THETFORD. Art Centre, Guildhall: Exhibition of children's art (Monday-Saturday, ends February 28), 10am-1pm.

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