What's on, where and when

TBWWEDNESDAY, 25/06/2008EVENTSBRANDON. Library: Bookstart sessions, for mums, toddlers and babies, stories and nursery rhymes, 10-10.30am.Full Gospel Church, Fengate Drove: Adult Bible study, youth and children's clubs, 6.

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WEDNESDAY, 25/06/2008

EVENTS

BRANDON. Library: Bookstart sessions, for mums, toddlers and babies, stories and nursery rhymes, 10-10.30am.


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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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EAST HARLING. Rudd Room Sport and Social Club: East Harling Social Support Group, speaker David Went (East Anglia's Children's Hospices), 10.30am.

FOULDEN. White Hart: Bridge, new members welcome, 7pm.

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, free internet access, free second-hand clothes and books, help with form filling, tots area, free tea/coffee, 10am-12.

Swaffham Infant and Nursery School Hall: Friends Club summer bingo, doors open 7 for eyes down 7.30pm.

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, £3.50, 01842 763722.

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

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

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.

WATTON. Sure Start Children's Centre, West Road: Play Start session for children, 1-2.30pm family 50p, 01953 880175

Tinytalk signing for babies, 10-11am free, 01953 880175.

WEETING. Village Hall: Weeting Weenies, parent/carer and toddler group, all welcome, 0-4 years, 10am-12.

DANCES

BARTON MILLS. Village Hall: Modern square 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.

THURSDAY, 26/06/2008

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.

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.

WATTON. Pentecostal Church, Old Dereham Road: Noah's Ark toddler and baby group, 9.30-11.30am, 01953

Sure Start Children's Centre, West Road: Music Start session for children (walking age), 10-10.45am free, 01953 880175. Child Safety Week, Safety Start play session with free safety gift for families, 1-2.30pm free, 01953 880175. Baby and child resuscitation course starts, 7-9pm £2.50, booking advised, 01953 880175.

DANCES

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

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

FRIDAY, 27/06/2008

EVENTS

EAST WINCH. All Saints Church: Flower festival, Bear Garden, 11am-6pm.

LITTLE DUNHAM. The Paddocks: Great and Little Dunham Church fete, annual tug-of-war, stalls games, raffle, tombola, refreshments, 6pm.

SAHAM TONEY. Wells Cole Community Centre, Bell Lane: Cricket Club auction night, lots include a day's racing at Lotus, paintballing for a party of 10, squash coaching, 2 tickets for England v South Africa at Lords, Norwich City match day tickets and pre-match meal, bar, doors 7 for 7.45pm; proceeds Youth and Club Development.

SWAFFHAM. Oasis Centre, Cley Road: Coffee Tots, parents/carers and toddlers, 10am-12 £1 per first adult and 25p child, additional adult 50p including refreshments.

Oasis Centre, Cley Road: Powapak Children's Club for 5-9 years, games, singing, crafts and bible teaching, 6-7pm 50p.

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, £3.50, 01842 763722.

Laburnum Grove Day Centre, Elm Road: Age Concern lunches, 3-course lunch, transport available 1pm £3.60, bookings 01842 750088.

WATTON. Sure Start Children's Centre, West Road: Baby Start session (under ones), 10-11.30am free, 01953 880175. Music and Movement for children, including dance and drama, 1.30-2.30pm free, 01953 880175.

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

SHOWS

WATTON. Queens Hall: Summer Shorts (two one-act comedies), - The Wayland Players, 7.45pm £5, 01953 881248.

GIGS

NARBOROUGH. Community Centre: Kenny and The Strollers, 8.15-11.45pm £6.50, 01760 339564/337613.

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, goods in from 1.30pm, start 6pm; information 07940 212256.

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

SATURDAY, 28/06/2008

EVENTS

ASHILL. 28 The Woodlands (near the school): Open garden, refreshments and stalls (under cover if wet), 10am onwards; for Ashill Community Centre.

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

EAST WINCH. All Saints Church: Flower festival, Bear Garden, 11am-6pm.

GRISTON. Park Farm: Fete, games, barbecue, belly dances, fancy dress, etc, 2pm.

SHIPDHAM. Thomas Bullock Primary School, Pound Green: Summer fete, bouncy castle, stalls, games, donkey rides, 12-3pm.

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

Methodist Church: Coffee morning, 9.30am-12; proceeds church funds.

Assembly Rooms, Market Place: Bingo, 8pm.

Ex Servicemens Club: Cabaret, Bombs and Songs, non members welcome, 8pm £8.50.

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.

Church of the Nazarene: Summer fete, live music, stalls, refreshments, etc 2-5pm; for East Anglia's Children's Hospices.

Cloverfield Church, Rosecroft Way: Rose and sweet pea show, 3.30pm free.

TITTLESHALL. Parish Church: Cromer Museum guided walk, Godwick - the county's best preserved deserted medieval village, meet at church, 2-4pm, 01263 513543.

WEST LEXHAM. West Lexham Manor: Midsummer and the Manor, buffet super with Pimms for Macmillan Cancer Support Swaffham, 7-10pm £15, from Ceres Bookshop, Swaffham or 01760 440451.

SHOWS

WATTON. Queens Hall: Summer Shorts (two one-act comedies), - The Wayland Players, 7.45pm £5, 01953 881248.

CONCERTS

CASTLE ACRE. Parish Church: Mid-Norfolk Singers, Summer is a-comin in, guest soprano Jayne May-Sysum, includes music by Gershwin, Mozart and Johann Strauss, 7.30pm £10 inc glass of wine, church office 01760 338562.

SALES

SWAFFHAM. Assembly Rooms: Craft fair, refreshments, 9am-4pm free.

Oasis Centre (outside), Cley Road: Jumble, cancelled if wet, 10am; proceeds Operation Christmas Child.

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

SUNDAY, 29/06/2008

EVENTS

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

CASTLE ACRE. Playing Field: Family Fun Afternoon, with bouncy castle, barbecue, refreshments, games, 2-5pm free, 01760 725008.

CASTON. Holy Cross Church: United evensong, 6.30pm.

EAST HARLING. Parish Church: Wedding Dress Festival, and photographs from Victorian times and present day, organ recital of wedding music, service at 9.45am, open after service to 6pm.

EAST LEXHAM. Play area: Traditional village fete, games for all ages, refreshments, stalls, 11am-4pm.

EAST WINCH. All Saints Church: Flower festival, Bear Garden, 11am-6pm.

SPORLE. Community Centre: Royal British Legion Veterans Day, military vehicles, entertainment, music, talks, presentation of veterans medals by Christopher Fraser MP, 2-6pm.

SWAFFHAM. Oasis Centre, Cley Road: Breckland Christian Fellowship, praise and prayer service, separate children's activities, 11am.

Community Centre: Aphesis Community Church meets every Sunday to celebrate Jesus, 10.30am.

THETFORD. Cloverfield Community Church, Rosecroft Way: Service, 10.30am.

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

THOMPSON. St Martin's Church: Holy communion, 10.30am.

DANCES

WEST WINCH. William Burt Centre: Modern jive with Foot-loose, beginners and intermediates 7.30-10.30pm, 07947 607810.

MONDAY, 30/06/2008

EVENTS

BRANDON. Church Institute (adjacent to Winners Bingo): Brandon and District Garden Club with speaker Donald Andrews: My Life, 7.30pm, 01842 879210.

EAST HARLING. Parish Church: Wedding Dress Festival, and photographs from Victorian times and present day, 10am-12.

EAST WINCH. All Saints Church: Flower festival, Bear Garden, 11am-6pm.

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, £3.50, 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..

WATTON. Sure Start Children's Centre, West Road: Messy Start play session for children (five years and under), 1-2.15pm family 50p, 01953 880175.

DANCES

SWAFFHAM. Convent of the Sacred Heart School, Mangate Street: Ballroom and Argentine tango with Xavier, in the gym, ballroom 7.30-8.30pm £5, tango 9-10pm £5, 01760 336410.

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

TUESDAY, 01/07/2008

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.

SWAFFHAM. Baptist Church: Parent and toddler session, 9.30am £1 per family including refreshments.

Oasis Centre, Cley Road: Oasis Care Lunch, main meal, sweet, tea/coffee, 12.15pm £2.50 for those on low incomes and pensioners.

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, £3.50, 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.

WEETING. Village Hall: Over 60s Club, all welcome, 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, 01638 522391.

GIGS

FLEMPTON. The Greyhound: Folk session, sing, Say or Play, 8-11pm.

DANCES

HOLME HALE. The Pavilion, School Road: Latin with Xavier, class 9-10pm £5, 01760 336410.

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

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