Diary March 11-17

WEDNESDAY, 11/03/2009EVENTSBRANDON. 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.

WEDNESDAY, 11/03/2009


BRANDON. 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, 6.45 for 7pm, 01842 814679.

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

EAST HARLING. Sports and Social Club: Harling and District Social Support Group, social morning with coffee, chat and games, 10.30am in the Rudd Room.

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OXBOROUGH. Oxburgh Hall: Pruning workshop, learn how to prune roses, shrubs and clematis with the head gardener, coffee and light lunch included, 10am-2pm �22.50; booking essential 01366 328258.


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).

THURSDAY, 12/03/2009


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

SWAFFHAM. Assembly Rooms, Market Place: Swaffham Horticultural Society AGM, and talk about Orchids, 7.30pm.


BRANDON. Leisure Centre: Return to Akenfield: The village forty years on (drama) by Craig Taylor - Eastern Angles, 7.30pm �tba, 01473 211498 or 01842 813748.


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

FRIDAY, 13/03/2009


GREAT ELLINGHAM. Recreation Centre: Breckland Astronomical Society, talk - The Atom's Story, 7.30pm �2/members �1.50/children �1.

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.

Sacred Heart Convent School Sports Hall: The Fun Factor, fun for children and adults of all ages, featuring Mickey Mouse and Friends, Taz the Parrot, bouncy castle, inflatable slides, assault course, bungee run, Sumo wrestling, kangaroo boxing, surf simulator, rodeo bull, disco and karaoke, 6-10pm �2.50; proceeds Red Nose Day.

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

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


BRANDON. The Bell: Stone Pony, 9pm.

WATTON. Queens Hall: Jazz concert with DixieMix, 7.30pm �10 including light supper, 01953 884224 or 07941 440139; in aid of Watton Rotary charities.


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

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


CRANWORTH. Village Hall: General auction, entries from 1pm, sale 6pm, 01362 851475.

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.

SATURDAY, 14/03/2009


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

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

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

THETFORD. Guildhall: Growing Thetford - Family Activity Day, learn about ancient history of Thetford, handle objects found in the town by archaeologists, find out about birds and animals in Breckland with the Norfolk Wildlife Trust, decorate a clay time house, design a 3D futuristic building and more, 11am-2pm; guided walks - walk around the town using old photographs to see how Thetford changed in the 1960s, 11.30am; wildlife walk in the town and along the river 1.30pm - places limited to 20 per walk, so book on 01842 752599.


THETFORD. St Cuthbert's Church, Well Street: The Salvation Army Anglia Youth Band, programme ranges from traditional foot-tapping marches to arrangements of popular hymns and songs from the musical theatre, 7.30pm �3; information 01362 638229.


SWAFFHAM. Ex-Servicemen's Club: Barry Lee, 8.30pm.


CARBROOKE. Village Hall: Variety of dance styles from 3 upwards, displays, shows and exams with IDTA, 9.30am-2pm, Carol 07887770082.

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


NARBOROUGH. Community Centre: General auction, viewing 11am, start 12 noon.

SAHAM TONEY. Wells Cole Centre: Jumble, 10am-12; for WI funds.

WATTON. Queens Hall: Craft market, 9.30am-2pm; in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.

SUNDAY, 15/03/2009


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

Methodist Church (opposite Tesco): Worship with Margaret Chamberlain, 11am.

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 meeting, with Mark Smith (Diss), 7.30pm �2.50.

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.


ASHILL. Community Centre: Car boot 9am tables �6, bookings 01760 441507.

NARBOROUGH. Community Centre: Antique and collectables auction, viewing 9.30am, start 11am.

MONDAY, 16/03/2009


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.

TUESDAY, 17/03/2009


LITTLE ELLINGHAM. Old School Hall: Bingo, 7 for 7.45pm.

WATTON. Christian Community Centre, High Street: Norfolk Wildlife Trust (Breckland), Wayland Community High School: Eco Bugs, presentation by the school's environmental study group, 7.45-9.30pm �2/members �1.50 including refreshments.


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.

720114; proceeds Swaffham Recreation Ground.

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

WATTON. Wayland Hall: Ballroom and Latin, 7.30-8.30pm �2.50, 01953 885158.