Diary - November 19-25

WEDNESDAY, 19/11/2008EVENTSBRANDON. 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, 19/11/2008

EVENTS

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.


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

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

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CASTON. Primary School: Pram service (adults with children 0-5), 10.15am.

EAST HARLING. Parish Church: Tools collection, bring your unwanted tools along to be sent to developing countries after renovation by Tools with A Mission, 2-4pm; details 01953 718222.

Sports and Social Club: Harling and District Social Support Group, make Christmas cards with Jean Ashton, 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.

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.

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.

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

Ancient House Museum of Thetford Life: Drop-in talk for adults, Venta Icenorum: The Roman town at Caistor St Edmund, by John Davies, Head Curator for Norfolk Museums and Archaeology Service, 4.30pm free but booking essential on 01842 752599.

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

WATTON. Community Room, Lime Tree Walk: Watton and District Carers Group monthly meeting, 2-4pm, 0845 2410968.

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.

Assembly Rooms, Market Place: Fitness for anyone, 7.30pm, 01362 694071 (Sarah).

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.

CARBROOKE. Village Hall: Modern jive with the Jive Club, beginners and improvers 8-10pm £5.

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

SWAFFHAM. Meet Buttercross car park: Walking

THURSDAY, 20/11/2008

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.

NECTON. All Saints Church: Christmas coffee morning, gifts and goodies for sale, 10am-12.

SWAFFHAM. Children's Society Shop, 45 Market Place: Volunteering taster day, volunteers must be 14 or over, between 10am-3pm, 01760 725116.

Baptist Church, Station Street: Junior J's parent and toddler group, 1-2.45pm £1 per family; J's for children 6 years and over with games, puppets, arts, crafts, etc, 5.30-8pm £1.

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.

Carnegie Rooms: Thetford Flower Club charity open evening with Jean Crane: It's Time to Rejoice, 7.30pm.

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.

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

DANCES

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

FRIDAY, 21/11/2008

EVENTS

BRANDON. The Harvest Centre, Brandon Full Gospel Church, Fengate Drove: Christian Motorcyclists Association, 7-10pm, 07765 362039.

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.

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.

GIGS

BRANDON. Bell: Mister Pink, 8.30pm.

DANCES

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

WATTON. Queens Hall: Let's dance - social, ballroom, Latin and sequence with Christine and Pete, 7.45-11pm £3 on door.

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

SALES

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

SWAFFHAM. Assembly Rooms, Market Place: Cakes, plants, crafts, books, toys, jewellery, cards, raising funds for an indoor ice rink at Christmas, 9am-1pm.

SATURDAY, 22/11/2008

EVENTS

BRANDON. Scout Hut: 1st Brandon Beaver Group, 5¾-8 years, 11.30am-12.30pm, 01842 814145.

DEREHAM. Mid Norfolk Railway: Bookings being taken for Santa Specials starting on December 6, 01362 851723.

SWAFFHAM. Community Centre, Campingland: Swaffham Twinning Association's Christmas Social, 7.30-11pm £8/members £7.

Methodist Church, London Street: Christmas bazaar and coffee morning, various stalls, tombola, coffee, 9.30am-12.

St Peter and St Paul Parish Church: Coffee morning, 9.15am-12.

THETFORD. Ancient House Museum of Thetford Life: Armistice Day 1918 - House Alive, drop-in and find out what the residents of Ancient House were doing when the Great War ended, 11am-2pm free.

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.

Castle Osteopaths, Castle Street: Introduction to meditation, suitable for all levels, 12-3pm £10, booking essential on 07775 535617.

WATTON. Christian Community Centre: St Mary's Church Christmas bazaar, Father Christmas (11am-12.30pm), various stalls and games, morning coffee and light lunches, 9am-2pm.

FITNESS

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

CONCERTS

THETFORD. St Cuthbert's Church, Market Place: The Thetford Singers in Concert, 7.30pm.

GIGS

FOULDEN. White Hart Inn: Coyote Wreck, 8.30pm.

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

Ex-Servicemen's Club: De Je Vous, tickets £4/non members £6.

DANCES

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

SALES

BRANDON. School Room, Baptist Church, High Street: Fair Trade Christmas fair, various stalls, free samples and information, 10am-12.30pm.

CASTON. Village Hall: Christmas fair, various stalls, 2-3.30pm.

RAF MARHAM. Sandringham Centre: Farmers' market, 9am-2pm..

SWAFFHAM. Assembly Rooms, Market Place: Craft and gift fair, various stalls, 9am-4pm; proceeds town's Christmas celebrations and indoor ice rink.

THETFORD. Carnegie Room, Guildhall: Second-hand books, 9.30am-3pm.

Salvation Army Hall, Magdalen Street: Christmas sale, gifts, refreshments, etc, 9.30am-2pm.

Outside Methodist Church, Tanner Street: Bargains galore, gifts, bric-a-brac, books, 9.45am; in aid of Action for Children.

EXHIBITIONS

WALSHAM-LE-WILLOWS. Priory Room, next to St Mary's Church: Walsham-Le-Willows Artist Group's pre-Christmas exhibition, 10am-6pm free admission.

SUNDAY, 23/11/2008

EVENTS

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

MERTON. St Peter's Church: Holy communion (BCP), 9am.

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 with Kevin Harrison (King's Lynn), 6.30pm £2.50.

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

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

Methodist Church, Tanner Street: All age worship, worship band, puppets, toy corner, choir, children's activities, coffee, 10.30am.

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

THOMPSON. St Martin's Church: 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.

SALES

WATTON. Wayland Community High School, Merton Road: Christmas craft fair, various stalls, refreshments, 10am-2pm 50p adults (including free mince pie and tea), children free.

EXHIBITIONS

WALSHAM-LE-WILLOWS. Priory Room, next to St Mary's Church: Walsham-Le-Willows Artist Group's pre-Christmas exhibition, 10am-6pm free admission.

MONDAY, 24/11/2008

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.

Church Institute, London Road: Brandon Garden Club's Christmas social evening, guests and new members welcome, 7.30pm; information 01842 879210.

NECTON. Village Hall: Necton Ladies Friendship Club, Chocoholics party, 7.30pm.

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 Café, all pregnant women and families with babies welcome, drop in an time between 9.30-11.30am.

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.

Kings Court, Earls Street: Thetford (Breckland) Lioness Club meeting, 8pm, 0845 833 7485.

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: Ballroom, 7-8pm, Latin American 8-9pm, Argentine Tango 9-10pm, £5pp per class, 01760 336410.

THETFORD. Carnegie Room, Cage Lane: Secret Salsa, beginners 7.30pm, intermediates 8.30pm, 07863 291074.

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

EXHIBITIONS

WALSHAM-LE-WILLOWS. Priory Room, next to St Mary's Church: Walsham-Le-Willows Artist Group's pre-Christmas exhibition, 10am-6pm free admission.

TUESDAY, 25/11/2008

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.

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.

SAHAM TONEY. Broom Hall Country Hotel: Ladies Love Luxuries pure pampering evening, 7.30pm £5 advance or £7 on door, bookings and information 01953 883270 or 881051.

SHIPDHAM. WI Hall: Whist drive, 7.30pm £1.

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.

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.

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, 7.15, 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. 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, class 7.30-8.30pm £3, 01953 885158.

SALES

WATTON. Watton Salerooms, 10 Breckland Business Park, Norwich Road: Antique and collectables auction in conjunction with weekly general sale, 9.30am, viewing from 8.30am. General auction, 9.30am (viewing 8.30am). General auction plus antiques and collectables, 9.30am (viewing 8.30am).

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