Diary October 16-22

THURSDAY, 16/10/2008EVENTSBRANDON. Baptist Church: Coffee morning, 9.30-11.30am.Harvest Centre, Brandon Full Gospel Church, Fengate Drove: Healing Rooms ministry, 5.

THURSDAY, 16/10/2008

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: Coffee morning, 10am-12.

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.

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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.

United Reform Church: Thetford Flower Club, a practice evening, Leaf Handbag by Mary Griffiths, 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.

SALES

SWAFFHAM. Methodist Rooms: Table top, 9am-12; proceeds Save the Children.

EXHIBITIONS

THETFORD. Thetford Art Gallery: Goa Indian art, 10am-1pm.

FRIDAY, 17/10/2008

EVENTS

BRANDON. The Harvest Centre, Brandul Full Gospel Church, Fengate Drove: CMA, Christian Motorcyclists Association meeting (third Friday every month), 7pm 01603 495277/Eccles 07765362039/www.bike.org.uk

Red Cross Hall, Austin Street: King's Lynn Horticultural Society, talk on Recycling, 7.30pm £2.

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.

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.

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

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

EXHIBITIONS

THETFORD. Thetford Art Gallery: Goa Indian art, 10am-1pm.

SATURDAY, 18/10/2008

EVENTS

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

CASTLE ACRE. Castle Acre Priory: The Big Draw, focusing on the priory's medieval floor tiles, 10am-4pm normal admission applies (English Heritage members free and under threes free).

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

GREAT CRESSINGHAM. Village Hall: A Little Bit of Nostalgia, display of photographs, maps, books etc of the village from past to present, 2-5pm.

HOCKWOLD. Village Hall: Down Memory Lane, an evening of Hockwold nostalgia, 7.30pm £5 advance or £6 on door, 01842 827065 (if you have any old photographs etc, contact above number).

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

SWAFFHAM. Assembly Rooms, Market Place: Local Small Business Exhibition, wide variety of local services and business for you to come and meet, refreshments available, 9am-1pm.

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

Methodist Church: Coffee morning, 10am-12.

THETFORD. St Cuthbert's Church Hall: Coffee, cake, cats and kittens (in need of homes), refreshments, 10am-3pm; Breckland Cats Protection.

Ancient House Museum of Thetford Life: Once Upon A Time, tour the house, listen to stories linked to the museum and its collections, 11am-2pm £3.20/concs £2.65/young people (four-16) £1.75.

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

SWAFFHAM. Assembly Rooms: The Press Gang's Final Farewell Tour, 2008 - Keith Skipper and Friends, 7.30pm £10/Swaffham Arts members £7, 01760 722504 or 724704.

CONCERTS

WATTON. Methodist Church: Livewire Opera Company in Concert, 7.30pm £6/concs £5 including light refreshments.

GIGS

FOULDEN. White Hart Inn: Beyond Duplication, 9pm.

LITTLE ELLINGHAM. Parish Church: Just Jazz Good Time Jazz Band, 7pm £8.50 adv, 01953 453455.

SWAFFHAM. Ex-Servicemen's Club: Live entertainment, members £1/guests £2/non-members £5.

DANCES

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

EXHIBITIONS

THETFORD. Thetford Art Gallery: Goa Indian art, 10am-1pm.

SUNDAY, 19/10/2008

EVENTS

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

CASTON. Holy Cross Church: Holy communion, 10.30am.

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

MUNDFORD. Lynford Hall Hotel: Wedding show, over 30 stands, 01553 774540.

SOUTH PICKENHAM. All Saints' Church: Harvest festival with Watton Silver Band, refreshments, 6.30pm.

STOW BEDON. St Botolph's Church: Harvest festival service, 6.30pm.

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.

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.

DANCES

WATTON. Queens Hall: Ballroom, Latin and sequence, 2.30pm £3.

MONDAY, 20/10/2008

EVENTS

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

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

SWAFFHAM. Parish Church Rooms: Noahs 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

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.

EXHIBITIONS

THETFORD. Thetford Art Gallery: Goa Indian art, 10am-1pm.

TUESDAY, 21/10/2008

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.

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

Old School, Thetford Grammar School: Conservation in Antarctica, lecture by Michael Morrison about the wildlife and landscape of Antarctica, with major theme of the talk being about the challenge of preserving Scott and Shackleton's huts and their contents, organised by the Breckland Society, 7pm £7.50 including glass of wine; 01366 328190.

Ancient House Museum: Talk on John Sell Cotman by Andrew Moore, 7.30pm £3 non members.

WATTON. Christian Community Centre, High Street: Norfolk Wildlife Trust (Breckland), illustrated talk - Yesterday's Broadland, 7.45pm £1.50/non members £2.

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.

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, 9.30am (viewing from 8.30am).

EXHIBITIONS

THETFORD. Thetford Art Gallery: Goa Indian art, 10am-1pm.

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