Diary - November 12-18

WEDNESDAY, 12/11/2008EVENTSBRANDON. Full Gospel Church, Fengate Drove: Adult Bible study, youth and children's clubs, 6.30-8pm.Breckland Middle School: Thetford District Railway Club, 7.

WEDNESDAY, 12/11/2008

EVENTS

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

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.

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Sports and Social Club: Harling and District Social Support Group, talk - TeleShopping, 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 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.

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.

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

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

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.

THURSDAY, 13/11/2008

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.

SWAFFHAM. 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.

Assembly Rooms: Bingo, 2-4pm; Swaffham Horticultural Society, talk - A Basketful of Memories, 7.30pm.

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

Ancient House Museum of Thetford Life: Knit and Knatter, knitting mittens to celebrate the bicentenary of Thomas Paine, tea and coffee, wool, needles and pattern provided, 10.30am free but must book in advance on 01842 752599.

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.

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, 14/11/2008

EVENTS

BARTON MILLS. Olde Bull Inn: Julie Coupland presents a tribute to the Divas show, tickets £30pp to include a home-cooked three course meal, pre-booking only.

GREAT ELLINGHAM. Recreation Centre: Breckland Astronomical Society's annual general knowledge quiz, 7.30pm £2/members £1.50.

GRISTON. Manor Court Day Care, Manor Road: Pamper Evening, various stalls, Christmas gifts, therapy taster sessions, and more, doors 7pm; in aid of residents' amenities fund.

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.

Thetford Garden Centre: Wildlife Evening, various activities, series of talks by Carol Chittock on Wildlife Gardening with Hedgehogs in Mind and How They Hibernate, 5-8pm.

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

WATTON. Queens Hall: The Farndale Avenue Murder Mystery (comedy) - Wayland Players, 7.45pm £5, 01953 881248 or on door.

WEST ACRE. River Studios, River Road: Art (comedy) by Yasmina Reza - Westacre Theatre Company, 7.30pm £12/concs £6, 01760 755800.

GIGS

SWAFFHAM. Red Lion: AA's Karaoke, songs from 1950-2008, 9pm.

DANCES

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.

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, 15/11/2008

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.

EAST HARLING. Old School Hall: Coffee morning, table top sale, cake stall, tombola, 10am-12.

LITTLE ELLINGHAM. St Peter's Church: Pie and Pickle Lunch, savoury and sweet pies with accompaniments on sale, raffle and stalls, 12-2pm.

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

SWAFFHAM. Assembly Rooms, Market Place: Coffee, cakes and cards for Christmas, coffee morning and sale, 9am-12; in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.

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

Conservative Club: Prize bingo, 7.30pm; proceeds Swaffham Players.

THETFORD. 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.

WATTON. The Blenheim Centre, Tedder Close: Carbrooke Beer Festival, 5pm-midnight, live band Mid Life Crisis at 8pm, festival entry £2, beer £2.50 a pint.

FITNESS

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

SHOWS

WATTON. Queens Hall: The Farndale Avenue Murder Mystery (comedy) - Wayland Players, 7.45pm £5, 01953 881248 or on door.

WEST ACRE. River Studios, River Road: Art (comedy) by Yasmina Reza - Westacre Theatre Company, 7.30pm £12/concs £6, 01760 755800.

CONCERTS

ASHILL. St Nicholas' Church: Big Heart and Soul Choir of Castle Acre, 7.30pm £6 on door; proceeds church tower roof appeal.

GIGS

SWAFFHAM. Ex-Servicemen's Club: Live entertainment, 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.

SALES

THETFORD. Guild Hall: Autumn fair, organised by St Mary's Church, 10am-2pm.

SUNDAY, 16/11/2008

EVENTS

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

GRISTON. Ss Peter and Paul's Church: Matins, 9am.

LYNFORD. Thetford Forest: Try Orienteering, courses suitable for all ages and abilities, 10am-12; information 01760 337189 or see www.norfolkoc.co.uk.

STOW BEDON. St Botolph's Church: Holy communion, 10.30am.

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.

WATTON. The Blenheim Centre, Tedder Close: Carbrooke Beer Festival, plus disco and karaoke, 1-7pm festival entry £2, beer £2.50 a pint.

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

NORTH PICKENHAM. St Andrews's School: Craft fair, 10am-3pm.

MONDAY, 17/11/2008

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.

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.

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 Rooms: Salsa classes, beginners 7.30pm, intermediates 8.30pm, 07863 291074.

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

SALES

THETFORD. St Michael's Community Hall: Pre-Christmas sale, 1.30-3.30pm.

Exhibitions

TUESDAY, 18/11/2008

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.

LITTLE ELLINGHAM. Old School Hall, Church Road: Prize bingo, doors 7pm, eyes down 7.45pm.

WATTON. Christian Community Centre, High Street: Norfolk Wildlife Trust (Breckland), illustrated talk about the Woodland Trust, 7.45pm £2/members £1.50.

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.

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

Ancient House Museum: Talk by Eddie Anderson, 7.30pm..

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: General auction, 9.30am (viewing 8.30am).

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