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Diary May 20 to May 26

PUBLISHED: 11:16 19 May 2009 | UPDATED: 21:33 07 July 2010

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WEDNESDAY, 20/05/2009



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.

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WEDNESDAY, 20/05/2009

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.

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

EAST HARLING. Sports and Social Club: Harling and District Social Support Group, 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: Healing Rooms, book an appointment for healing sessions, 10am-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.

Grenville Way Scout Hut: Beavers, 5¾-8 years, 6.30-7.45p, 01842 764721 after 4pm.

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, Line Tree Walk: Watton and District Carers Group, monthly meeting, 2-4pm, 0845 241 0968.

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.

GIGS

WRENINGHAM. Bird in the Hand: Nappertandy (traditional Irish folk), 8.30pm.

DANCES

BRANDON. Community Centre, Bury Road: Ballroom and popular sequence tea dance, 2-4pm £2.50.

SAHAM TONEY. Wells Cole Community Centre, Bell Lane: Modern jive with the Jive Club, beginners and improvers 8-10pm £5, 01953 455500 (Sandra).

THURSDAY, 21/05/2009

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.

EAST WINCH. Carpenters Arms: Quiz night, 8.30pm; proceeds PDSA animal charity.

NECTON. All Saints Church: Coffee morning, 10am-12 £1 for tea/coffee and cake/biscuit, also home-made cakes for sale.

SWAFFHAM. Baptist Church, Station Street: J's for children 6-10 years, with games, art and craft, puppets, music etc, 5.30-7pm £1 per child; J's+ for 11-16 years, with games, puppets, music, drama, chill out time, etc, 7.15-9pm £1 per child, 01760 725349.

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

Ancient House Museum: Knit and Knatter, community event - join us as we knit mittens to celebrate the bicentenary of Tom Paine's death, materials provided, 10.30am free but advance booking essential 01842 752599.

Abbey Neighbourhood Centre: Matthew House Project, needle exchange and community drop-in, 12-2pm.

Norwich Road School: Phase One Theatre Group, rehearsals (term time), 4.30-6pm.

Fulmerston Church, Pine Close: Big Sitting Room youth group, 13-18 years, 7-9pm.

United Reform Church: Thetford Flower Club meeting, 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.

Junior School: Adult belly dancing class every Thursday, 7-8.30pm.

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.

Youth Centre: Apollo Kickboxing Academy, junior classes 8-13 years, 6.30-7.30pm; senior classes, 14+, 7.30-8.30pm, 01953 883965.

SHOWS

WEST ACRE. West Acre Theatre, River Road: Just Between Ourselves (comedy) by Alan Ayckbourn, 7.30pm £12, Sat 7.30pm £15, 01760 755800.

DANCES

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

FRIDAY, 22/05/2009

EVENTS

SWAFFHAM. Methodist Church: Flower Festival - theme Global Gardens, light refreshments available, 10am-4pm.

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.

Church of the Nazarene: Friday Club, term time, ages 5-10, 6-7.30pm.

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

WEST ACRE. West Acre Theatre, River Road: Just Between Ourselves (comedy) by Alan Ayckbourn, 7.30pm £12, Sat 7.30pm £15, 01760 755800.

DANCES

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

WATTON. Queens Hall: Ballroom, Latin, sequence and line social dance with Christine and Peter, 7.45-11pm £3.50.

SALES

CRANWORTH. Village Hall: General auction, entries from 1pm, auction 6pm, 07940 212256.

HOLME HALE. Village Hall: General auction, book in from 12.30pm, entries from 1.30pm, starts 6pm; information 01362 851475.

SWAFFHAM. Assembly Rooms, Market Place: Indoor market with cakes, plants, cards, books, crafts, collectables, knitted garments, supported by the Iceni Partnership, 9am-1pm.

SATURDAY, 23/05/2009

EVENTS

CASTLE ACRE. Castle Acre Priory: Join Mistress Mary Sheffield and friends in the year 1590; I Spy Kings and Queens Trail; traditional games in the barn for the half term holiday, information from 01760 755394.

DEREHAM. MNR: Fish 'n' Chip Special, also real ale bar, 01362 690633.

FINCHAM. St Mary's Lodge, High Street: Art in the Garden, 20 plus artists showing their work, 10am-5pm.

GREAT ELLINGHAM. Village Hall: Afternoon Tea for Big C, cream tea, stalls, plants, tombola, 2-4pm £3 including cream tea.

GREAT HOCKHAM. Village Green: Hockham Horn Fair, Maypole and Molly dancing, local stalls, plants, 12-4pm.

LAKENHEATH. RSPB Lakenheath Fen: Bird identification guided walk, 7-10am £4/children £2/RSPB members half price; booking essential 01842 863400.

OXBOROUGH. Oxburgh Hall: Medieval fair, re-enactments by Sir John Saville's Household, dance and music, games, children's weapon drill and archery sessions. 11am-4pm normal admission.

SWAFFHAM. St Peter and St Paul Parish Church: Coffee morning, 9.30am-12.

Methodist Church: Flower Festival - theme Global Gardens, light lunches and refreshments available, 10am-4pm.

Oasis Centre, Cley Road: Oasis Snack Bar, 10am-2pm.

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.

Ancient House Museum of Thetford Life: Knitting taster sessions, wool, needles, pattern and tuition provided, 2-3.30pm free but booking essential 01842 752599.

FITNESS

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

SHOWS

WEST ACRE. West Acre Theatre, River Road: Just Between Ourselves (comedy) by Alan Ayckbourn, 7.30pm £15, 01760 755800.

GIGS

HOCKWOLD. Village Hall: Creative Arts East present Hank Wangford and Reg Meuross (country), 7.30pm £7.50/concs £6.50/family ticket £26 advance or £8.50/£7.50/£30 on door, 01842 827713, 827268 or 828189.

ROYDON. Union Jack: The Rockin' Johnnies, 8.30pm.

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

DANCES

CARBROOKE. Village Hall: Variety of dance styles from 3 upwards, displays, shows and exams with IDTA, 9.30am-2pm, Carol 07887770082.

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

THETFORD. Carnegie Rooms, Cage Lane: Dance to music by Red Beans 'n' Rice (trad jazz), with light buffet, 7.30pm £7, tickets from 2 New Horizons, Market Place, Thetford.

SALES

LITTLE ELLINGHAM. Old School Hall: Household sale, includes furniture, carpets, soft furnishings, clothing, china and glassware, 10am-2pm.

SWAFFHAM. Assembly Rooms: Craft and gift fair, 9am-4pm.

SWANTON MORLEY. Village Hall: Car boot, 7.30am-12 £4; in aid of diabetes and village hall.

EXHIBITIONS

SAHAM TONEY. Broom Hall Country Club: Art and craft exhibition, local artists including woodcarver Colin Yorke, 10am-4pm.

WATTON. Dragonfly Exhibition Centre, Wayland House: Local artists, mixed media, 10am-1pm free.

SUNDAY, 24/05/2009

EVENTS

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

BRECKLES. St Margaret's Church: United holy communion, 10.30am.

CASTLE ACRE. Castle Acre Priory: Join Mistress Mary Sheffield and friends in the year 1590; I Spy Kings and Queens Trail; traditional games in the barn for the half term holiday, information from 01760 755394.

FINCHAM. St Mary's Lodge, High Street: Art in the Garden, 20 plus artists showing their work, 10am-5pm.

LAKENHEATH. RSPB Lakenheath Fen: Dragons, damsels and other wildlife guided walk, 11am-2pm £4/children £2/RSPB members half price; booking essential 01842 863400. Stroll at Sundown, guided dusk walk, 6.30-9pm £4/children £2/RSPB members half price; booking essential 01842 863400.

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

OXBOROUGH. Oxburgh Hall: Medieval fair, re-enactments by Sir John Saville's Household, dance and music, games, children's weapon drill and archery sessions. 11am-4pm normal admission.

SWAFFHAM. Methodist Church: Flower Festival - theme Global Gardens, ploughman's lunches and light refreshments available, 12-4pm.

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.

TACOLNESTON. Pelican Inn: Sausage and Home-made Chutney Tasting Extravaganza, with 12 local butchers, 4pm; bookings and information on 01508 489521.

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.

GIGS

ATTLEBOROUGH. Snooker Centre: Karaoke, 4pm-til late.

BANHAM. Barrel: The Rum Brothers, 3pm.

DANCES

WEST WINCH. William Burt Centre, Watering Lane: Modern jive with Foot-loose, 7.30-10.30pm, 07947 607810.

EXHIBITIONS

SAHAM TONEY. Broom Hall Country Club: Art and craft exhibition, local artists including woodcarver Colin Yorke, 10am-4pm.

MONDAY, 25/05/2009

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.

CASTLE ACRE. Castle Acre Priory: Traditional games in the barn for the half term holiday, information from 01760 755394.

FINCHAM. St Mary's Lodge, High Street: Art in the Garden, 20 plus artists showing their work, 10am-5pm.

OXBOROUGH. Oxburgh Hall: Medieval fair, re-enactments by Sir John Saville's Household, dance and music, games, children's weapon drill and archery sessions. 11am-4pm normal admission.

SWAFFHAM. Methodist Church: Flower Festival - Global Gardens, ploughman's lunches and dessert available, 10am-4pm.

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. Library, Raymond Street: Thomas Paine Festival: Pamphilon Paints Paine, Ned Pamphilon painting a portrayal of Paine live, 8.30am-6pm.

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.

WEETING. Primary School: Tai chi and Chi Kung, all levels, beginners welcome, 7-8.30pm 01842 878246.

WRETHAM. Village Hall: Tai chi, relaxation, meditation, 5.30-6.30pm.

DANCES

SAPISTON. Village Hall: Beginners sequence dancing lessons, 6.30pm, intermediate 7.30pm, 01284 703943.

SWAFFHAM. Sacred Heart Convent School: Dancing with Xavier, in the gym, ballroom 7-8pm £5, Latin 8-9pm £5, Argentine tango 9-10pm £5 one class, £8 two classes, £12 three classes, 01760 336410.

THETFORD. Carnegie Room, Cage Lane: Sequence/social dancing, 2-4pm £2 01842 765365; Salsa, beginners 7.30pm, intermediates 8.30pm, 07863 291074.

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

SALES

CARBROOKE. Village Hall and Millennium Green: Lazy Bones car boot, followed by barbecue, bar available, from 12 noon pitches £5, 01953 889342 or 488895.

EXHIBITIONS

WATTON. Dragonfly Exhibition Centre, Wayland House: Local artists, mixed media, 10am-4pm free.

TUESDAY, 26/05/2009

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.

Sports and Social Clubroom: Social chess and training on request, 7pm, 01842 810506.

CASTLE ACRE. Castle Acre Priory: Traditional games in the barn for the half term holiday, information from 01760 755394.

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

Oasis Centre, Cley Road: Oasis Care Luncheon Club, 12.15pm £3 for home-cooked meal, tea/coffee, anyone on low income welcome, 01760 723175.

THETFORD. Ancient House Museum of Thetford Life: Peg doll day, design and make a 1960s inspired peg doll, drop in between 11am-2pm £1.50/Museums Pass holders £1 plus museum entry £3.30/concs £2.80/children (four-16) £1.80.

Library, Raymond Street: Pamphilon Paints Paine, Ned Pamphilon painting a portrayal of Paine live, 8.30am-6pm.

Salvation Army, Magdalen Street: Little Lambs parents and toddlers (term time), 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, 7.15pm, 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.

SAHAM TONEY. Wells Cole Centre: Line dancing class, 7.30-9pm £4 01953 889212.

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

EXHIBITIONS

WATTON. Dragonfly Exhibition Centre, Wayland House: Local artists, mixed media, 10am-4pm free.


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