Diary - January 7-13

TBWWEDNESDAY, 07/01/2009EVENTSBRANDON. Full Gospel Church, Fengate Drove: Adult Bible study, youth and children's clubs, 6.30-8pm.Breckland Middle School: Brandon Speakers Without Borders, public speakers group, 6.

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WEDNESDAY, 07/01/2009

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 speakers group, 6.45 for 7pm start, 01842 814679.

St Johns Ambulance Hall: Spiritualist Church and clairvoyant demonstration, disabled facilities, doors open 7 for 7.30pm.

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

EAST HARLING. Sports and Social Club: Harling and District Social Support Group, 10.30am.

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.

Oasis Centre, Cley Road: Open Doors drop-in centre, use of internet, read papers, chat, second-hand books and clothes, free refreshments, 10am-12.

Breckland Christian Fellowship, Oasis Centre, Cley Road: Healing Rooms, book an appointment for prayer, 11am-12, 01760 723175.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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

BRANDON. Community Centre, Bury Road: Ballroom and popular sequence tea dance, 2-4.30pm �2.50.

CROXTON. Village Hall: Thetford Modern and Old Time Dance Club, sequence dancing, with tuition, 8-10pm, 01842 761283.

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).

THURSDAY, 08/01/2009

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.

SWAFFHAM. Baptist Church, Station Street: J's for children 6 years and over with games, puppets, arts, crafts, etc, 5.30-8pm �1.

Assembly Rooms, Market Place: Monthly cash bingo, 2-4pm. Swaffham Horticultural Society, talk - Acer Palmatum Cultivars, 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.

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.

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.

DANCES

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

FRIDAY, 09/01/2009

EVENTS

GREAT ELLINGHAM. Recreation Centre: Breckland Astronomical Society, talk - Dark Matter, given by Dr Paul Hewett (Institute of Astronomy), 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.

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.

Ancient House Museum of Thetford Life: Beyond Blindness, information fair for blind and visually-impaired people - part of the Louis Braille bi-centenary celebrations with range of organisations including Link Up talking newspaper, Cineworld cinemas, Theatre Royal Norwich and a Museum volunteer talking about life as a blind person and her role at the Ancient House, 10.30am-3.30pm 50p.

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.

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.

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

Queens Hall: Social dancing with Christine and Peter, 7.45-11pm �tba, 01362 820405.

SALES

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

SATURDAY, 10/01/2009

EVENTS

BRANDON. Scout Hut: 1st Brandon Beaver Group, 5�-8 years, 11.30am-12.30pm, 01842 814145.

GREAT CRESSINGHAM. Village Hall: bingo, doors open 6.30 for eyes down 7.30pm.

OXBOROUGH. Oxburgh Hall: Gatehouse Tours, limited timed tickets, 12 noon and 1.30pm �6.10/children �3.10; booking advisable on 01366 328258.

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

THETFORD. Ancient House Museum of Thetford Life: Feeling with your Fingers, family day, meet a guide dog, take part in the museum's Braille trail, type your name using a Braille machine, enjoy the museum in a hands-on way, 10.30am-3.30pm 50p. Mobility Maze Workshop, have a go at using a long-cane, learn how to guide people and experience visiting the 15th century building without using your eyes, suitable for ages eight plus, 9.30-11am �1; places limited so booking essential 01842 768500.

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.

SHOWS

KING'S LYNN. King's Lynn Arts Centre, 27-29 King Street: Claytime (show for children aged three-six) - Indefinite Articles, 11am and 2pm �6.50, family tickets �18 (three) and �24 (four), 01553 764864.

GIGS

SWAFFHAM. Ex-Servicemen's Club: Live entertainment, Barry Graham, members �1, guests �1, non members �5.

DANCES

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

SUNDAY, 11/01/2009

EVENTS

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

Methodist Church (opp Tesco): Service with David Freeman, 11am.

GREAT HOCKHAM. Holy Trinity Church: Matins, 9am.

MERTON. St Peter's Church: Matins, 9am.

OXBOROUGH. Oxburgh Hall: Gatehouse Tours, limited timed tickets, 12 noon and 1.30pm �6.10/children �3.10; booking advisable on 01366 328258.

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.

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

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

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

THOMPSON. St Martin's Church: United holy communion, 10.30am.

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.

MONDAY, 12/01/2009

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.

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, term time only, 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.

Methodist Church: WEA Thetford, History of the Railways (10 week course), 10am-12, details from 01842 890586.

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

SAPISTON. Village Hall: Beginners sequence dancing lessons, 6.30pm, 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; Secret Salsa, class 7.30pm, 07863 291074.

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

TUESDAY, 13/01/2009

EVENTS

ASHILL. Community Centre: Cash bingo, raffle, teas, 7 for 7.30pm.

BRANDON. Scout Hut: 1st Brandon Cub Group, 8-10 1/2 years, first session free, 6.30-8pm, 01842 814145.

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

Oasis Centre, Cley Road: Oasis Care Lunch Club, main meal, sweet, tea/coffee �2.50, for those on low incomes and pensioners, 12.15pm.

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: Knit and Knatter, knit mittens, tea, coffee, wool, needles and patterns provided, 10.30am; free but booking essential 01842 768500.

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.

FITNESS

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

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.

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.

Scout Hut: 1st Brandon Cub Group, 8-10 1/2 years, first session free, 6.30-8pm, 01842 814145.

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

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

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

WATTON. Christian Community Centre: Tai chi (relaxation) classes, 7.15, 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.

DANCES

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

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

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

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

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