What's on, where and when, 29-10 to 4-11

TBWWEDNESDAY, 29/10/2008EVENTSBRANDON. Full Gospel Church, Fengate Drove: Adult Bible study, youth and children's clubs, 6.30-8pm.Breckland Middle School: Thetford District Railway Club, 7.

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WEDNESDAY, 29/10/2008

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

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

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CASTLE ACRE. The Priory: Halloween Fun, spooky crafts and activities in barn, 1-4pm; open 10am-4pm normal admission (English Heritage members free).

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 (Rudd Room): Harling and District Social Support Group, group meeting for people to get-together socially and support one another -movement to music with Diana, 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.

Swaffham Museum: Big Draw day, family drop-in for children of all ages, 10am-5pm normal admission applies.

Ex-Servicemen's Social Club, Lynn Street: Bingo, 8pm members £3.60, non-members £4.60.

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.

Library: Storytime for under fives, all children must be accompanied by an adult, 10.30-11am.

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.

Methodist Church Hall: Arthritis Care monthly meeting, 1.30-4pm.

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.

WATTON. Pentecostal Church, Dereham Road: JPEG's Photographic Club, guest speaker Mike Harrington: Using RAW files, 8pm.

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.

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.

EXHIBITIONS

WATTON. Dragonfly Exhibition Centre, Wayland House, High Street: Textile/photographic, Mixing Up The Marks, 10am-4pm free.

THURSDAY, 30/10/2008

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.

CASTLE ACRE. The Priory: Halloween Fun, spooky crafts and activities in barn, 1-4pm; open 10am-4pm normal admission (English Heritage members free).

OXBOROUGH. Oxburgh Hall: Chilling winter tales, with Catherine Grey, spooky tales of the supernatural in the evocative surrounding of Oxburgh Hall, canapes and punch during the interval, suitable 9-90 years, 7.30-9pm £12, booking essential 01366 328243.

SWAFFHAM. Swaffham Museum: Doll day, new display of D M Symonds dolls, listen to the stories behind them 10-10.45am and 11-11.45am; Goblins, ghouls and ghosts - create your own figures, 1-3pm, £1.50 per session.

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.

Ancient House Museum: Looking at Thomas Dandy, create a giant painting of Thomas Dandy, 11am-2pm, ages 4-16, normal museum admission.

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.

EXHIBITIONS

WATTON. Dragonfly Exhibition Centre, Wayland House, High Street: Textile/photographic, Mixing Up The Marks, 10am-4pm free.

FRIDAY, 31/10/2008

EVENTS

CASTLE ACRE. The Priory: Halloween Fun, spooky crafts and activities in barn, 1-4pm; open 10am-4pm normal admission (English Heritage members free).

SHIPDHAM. All Saints' Church: Shipdham Art Festival: Art exhibition by invited artists, 10am-4pm.

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.

Assembly Rooms, Market Place: Preview evening for the 18th annual art exhibition organised by the Rotary Club of Swaffham, 7.30pm; tickets from Ceres Bookshop, Swaffham or on the door.

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.

Library: Drumming workshop with internationally renowned Jose Ferrera Mulen, all children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult, 10.30-11.30am..

Ancient House Museum: Looking at Thomas Dandy, join Thetford Treasure volunteers to discover the impact on local families when the Romans left Britain 11am-2pm, ages 4-16, normal museum admission. Tales from the Past, Thetford Folkore Walk, finishes at the Bell Hotel, 7pm £2 booking essential 01842 752599.

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.

The Flying Fish: Halloween pub quiz and disco, teams of 4, £5 a team including sausage and chips, 8pm; in aid of Linda's voluntary teaching placement in South Africa.

WEST ACRE. off River Road: Halloween and fireworks party, hot food, bar, raffle, games, children's fancy dress, bonfire 6.30pm, fireworks 7.30pm £3/5-16 years £1/under 5s free.

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

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

GIGS

BARTON MILLS. The Olde Bull: Halloween disco and karaoke with Drew, 8pm.

WATTON. Queens Hall: Watton Rotary presents Just Jazz Good Time Jazz Band, 7.30pm £10 (includes buffet supper) tickets from Adcocks/01953 884224.

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.

EXHIBITIONS

WATTON. Dragonfly Exhibition Centre, Wayland House, High Street: Textile/photographic, Mixing Up The Marks, 10am-4pm free.

SATURDAY, 01/11/2008

EVENTS

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

SWAFFHAM. Assembly Rooms, Market Place: 18th annual art exhibition organised by the Rotary Club of Swaffham, 10am-4pm.

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

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.

FITNESS

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

SHOWS

HOCKWOLD. Village Hall: Cabaret magic show, bar, raffle, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm) £7 advisable to book table: 01842 827713.

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

CONCERTS

SHIPDHAM. All Saints' Church: Shipdham Art Festival: Reprise, songs from the world of musical theatre, 7.30pm £7/concs £5.

GIGS

FOULDEN. White Hart Inn: Four Play, 9pm.

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

WATTON. Queens Hall: Ballroom, Latin and sequence with Nina and Bob, 8-11pm £3.

SALES

SHIPDHAM. All Saints' Church: Shipdham Art Festival: Craft fair, 10am-4pm.

THETFORD. Baptist Church, King Street: Thetford Centre Fairtrade stall, wide range of goods, 10am-12.

WATTON. Christian Community Centre, High Street: Second-hand books, 9am-1pm.

High Street: Farmers' market, 8.30am-1pm.

EXHIBITIONS

THETFORD. Thomas Paine Hotel: Silk and cigarette card exhibition, 10am-3pm free.

WATTON. Dragonfly Exhibition Centre, Wayland House, High Street: Textile/photographic, Mixing Up The Marks, 10am-1pm free.

SUNDAY, 02/11/2008

EVENTS

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

CASTON. Holy Cross Church: Matins, 9am.

GREAT HOCKHAM. Holy Trinity Church: A service to remember our departed loved ones, 7pm.

GRISTON. Ss Peter and Paul's Church: Sunday Club, ages 4-11, 10.20am; united holy communion, 10.30am.

MUNDFORD. Recreation Ground: Fireworks night, with funfair, bar and barbecue, 5.30-10pm, fireworks 7pm.

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.

WEETING. Village Hall: Village Screen presents Mamma Mia! (PG), 7.30pm £4 on door.

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

ASHILL. Community Centre: Craft fair, various stalls, Ashill archive photographs on display, refreshments available, 10am-4pm.

NARBOROUGH. Community Centre, Chalk Lane: Craft fair, 10am-2pm.

Swaffham, 10am-4pm.

EXHIBITIONS

SHIPDHAM. All Saints' Church: Shipdham Art Festival: Art exhibition by invited artists, 10am-4pm.

SWAFFHAM. Assembly Rooms, Market Place: 18th annual art exhibition organised by the Rotary Club.

MONDAY, 03/11/2008

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, 10-10.30am.

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.

CADS, Thetford Community Healthy Living Centre, Croxton Road: Linking Together, supporting parents and carers of substance misusers, 01553 768155.

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.

TUESDAY, 04/11/2008

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.

METHWOLD. Social Club: West Norfolk Aviation Society meeting, talk - The Vulcan Raid on Port Stanley in the Falklands, 7.30pm.

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.

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

United Reform Church, Earls Street: Thetford Society meeting with guest speaker Julie from the Samaritans, refreshments, 7.30pm.

WEETING. Village Hall: Over 60s Club monthly meeting, 2-4pm.

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. Assembly Rooms: Tea dance, with tea, coffee and cakes, 2.30-4.30pm £2.50.

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.

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