Diary - April 1-8

THURSDAYEVENTSATTLEBOROUGH. Snooker Club, Function Room: Slimming World Group, 5.30pm, 01508 489434.Soma House, Station Road: Heritage Group members' room open 9.

THURSDAY

EVENTS

ATTLEBOROUGH. St Mary's Church: Holy communion 10am, Maundy Thursday supper in church hall 7pm, sung eucharist 8pm.

DISS. United Reformed Church: Diss U3A meeting, with guest speaker Denise Hammond-Webb on Birth of Banham Zoo, 10.30am �1/�2 visitors.


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CONCERTS

DISS. St Peter's Church: Waveney Choir Easter Concert, 7.30pm �4 on door or 01379 890145.

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SALES

DISS. TW Gaze auction rooms: Jewellery with antiques, 10am.

WYMONDHAM. 37 Line Tree Avenue: Yard and garage sale, 10am-4pm; proceeds for a student placement in Sweden.

FRIDAY, 02/04/2010

EVENTS

ATTLEBOROUGH. St Mary's Church: Matins and litany 8am, children's activities and worship 10am, act of witness at Queen's Square 11.30am, the last hour 2pm, compline 10pm.

GISSING. Gissing Old School: Easter egg hunt, also egg painting, bonnet making and refreshments, children must be accompanied by an adult, unsuitable for buggies, 10-11am �2 per child.

NEW BUCKENHAM. Village Hall: Art Exhibition, 540 pictures displayed, watercolours to batik study, 7.30-10pm �3 includes wine and nibble; proceeds to village hall and St Martins Church. Art Exhibition Easter Weekend preview night, 7.30-10pm �3 including wine.

PALGRAVE. St Peter's Church: Following in the footsteps of Jesus - special service for all age groups, includes outside walk around the church, hot cross buns and drinks, 10.30am.

SHIMPLING. St George's Church: Open Day, visit the round-towered church in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust, 10.30am-4.30pm.

SWARDESTON. Lakenham-Hewett RFC, Norwich Road: The 2nd All Norfolk Beer and Cider Festival, barbecue, hog roast, live music, camping available, 12pm.

WYMONDHAM. Wymondham Heritage Museum, the Bridewell, Norwich Road: Easter Egg Trail, search for clues in the museum (Easter egg for all children taking part), plus displays on Norfolk Home Guard and secret army, Wymondham Girl Guides, Great Fire of Wymondham and Market Cross, �3/�2 concs/accompanied children free, 10am-4pm.

CONCERTS

BERGH APTON. Parish Church: Mass choir performance of Stainer's The Crucifixion, rehearsal in church 3.30pm, public performance 7.30pm �5 door, choir by donation.

GIGS

BANHAM. Banham Zoo: Country festival begins, in the Applewood Function Suite, �26.50 for three nights, full details on 01953 715319.

MENDHAM. Sir Alfred Munnings: A Night with Frank Sinatra with tribute artist who played Frank Sinatra in the West End musical, 9pm. Cherry Pie and Dirty Little Habit (80s-90s rock), 9pm-2am (part of mini beer and cider festival).

TASBURGH. The Countryman, Ipswich Road: Tony Cann, 8.30pm.

SALES

WYMONDHAM. Football Club: Country market, 8.45-11.15am.

SATURDAY, 03/04/2010

EVENTS

ATTLEBOROUGH. St Mary's Church: Vigil and renewal of baptismal vows 8pm.

DISS. Corn Hall: Film screening - Up (U), 3pm �4/students �2, 01379 652241.

NEW BUCKENHAM. Village Hall: Art Exhibition, 540 pictures displayed, watercolours to batik study, 11am-4.30pm �1; proceeds to village hall and St Martins Church.

SHIMPLING. St George's Church: Open Day, visit the round-towered church in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust, 10.30am-4.30pm.

SWARDESTON. Lakenham Hewett Rugby Club, Norwich Road: Second All Norfolk Beer and Cider Festival, plus tag rugby tournament, from 10am.

TIBENHAM. All Saints' Church: Easter egg hunt, bring along a painted egg, make a spring hat, Eater tea, hunt for chocolate eggs, children must be accompanied by adult, 2-4pm �2 per child.

WYMONDHAM. Wymondham Heritage Museum, the Bridewell, Norwich Road: Easter Egg Trail, search for clues in the museum (Easter egg for all children taking part), plus displays on Norfolk Home Guard and secret army, Wymondham Girl Guides, Great Fire of Wymondham and Market Cross, �3/�2 concs/accompanied children free, 10am-4pm.

GIGS

HARLESTON. Mendham Lane: Susan Jayne (50s music and onwards), 7.30pm-midnight.

MENDHAM. Sir Alfred Munnings: Murphys Lore, 8.30pm.

SALES

BURSTON. BOCM Paul's Pavilion, Mill Road: Farmers' market, 9am-1pm.

GISLINGHAM. Village Hall: Second-hand books plus Fairtrade stalls, 10am-12.

STRADBROKE. Business and Enterprise College: Farmers' Market, with card making demonstration, 9am-12.30pm.

Stradbroke Business and Enterprise College: Farmers' market, 9am-1pm.

WYMONDHAM. Fairlands Hall: Sparkles craft fair, 40 stalls, 9.30am-2pm; information 07590 732778.

SUNDAY, 04/04/2010

EVENTS

ATTLEBOROUGH. St Mary's Church: Holy communion 8am, 10am sung parish eucharist with Easter egg hunt for children following the service, choral evensong 6.30pm.

BESTHORPE. All Saints Church: Holy communion 11.30am.

MENDHAM. Sir Alfred Munnings: Easter egg hunt, 1pm.

MULBARTON. Social Club: Cash bingo in aid of various charities, plus prize raffle, 7pm.

NEW BUCKENHAM. Village Hall: Art Exhibition, 540 pictures displayed, watercolours to batik study, 11am-4.30pm �1; proceeds to village hall and St Martins Church.

OLD BUCKENHAM. Village Green: Tibenham Old Ram Tractor Club round the villages rally, see 350-400 vintage tractors on the green, 11.30am-2pm.

SHIMPLING. St George's Church: Open Day, visit the round-towered church in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust, 10.30am-4.30pm.

SOUTH LOPHAM. Redgrave and Lopham Fen: Easter egg hunt, solve clues to claim chocolate egg, 10am-5pm �1.

THORNHAM MAGNA. Thornham Walks: Easter egg hunt and Easter bonnet competition, 2-4pm �3 per child/accompanying adults free.

WYMONDHAM. Mid Norfolk Railway Abbey Station: Easter Specials, children's activities on board, 11.15am and 2pm, normal fares apply/under fives free; 01362 851723.

Wymondham Heritage Museum, the Bridewell, Norwich Road: Easter egg trail, search for clues in the museum (Easter egg for all children taking part), plus displays on Norfolk Home Guard and secret army, Wymondham Girl Guides, Great Fire of Wymondham and Market Cross, �3/�2 concs/accompanied children free, 2-4pm.

GIGS

BANHAM. The Barrel: Barbecue plus live music from Mulberry Hawk, barbecue from 1pm, music from 3pm.

MENDHAM. Sir Alfred Munnings: Acoustic session 2-4pm; The AJ Experience, 4-7pm.

SALES

BANHAM. Banham Zoo: Car boot, 7am.

MONDAY, 05/04/2010

EVENTS

NEW BUCKENHAM. Village Hall: Art Exhibition, 540 pictures displayed, watercolours to batik study, 11am-4.30pm �1; proceeds to village hall and St Martins Church.

SHIMPLING. St George's Church: Open Day, visit the round-towered church in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust, 10.30am-4.30pm.

WYMONDHAM. Becketswell Bridge, Becketswell Road: Duck race, five races on the River Tiffey (�10 prize for each winner), hot light lunches and refreshments available, stalls, steam train at Abbey Halt, 1pm.

Wymondham Heritage Museum, the Bridewell, Norwich Road: Easter Egg Trail, search for clues in the museum (Easter egg for all children taking part), plus displays on Norfolk Home Guard and secret army, Wymondham Girl Guides, Great Fire of Wymondham and Market Cross, �3/�2 concs/accompanied children free, 10am-4pm.

GIGS

WRENINGHAM. Village Hall: Dumplin' Country presents their annual Easter Monday Charity Show featuring The Dave Drain Band and Kevin Barry, hot food available, doors 7pm, music 7.30-10.30pm �8 adv/�10 on door, 01603 433918; proceeds Help for Heroes.

TUESDAY, 06/04/2010

EVENTS

BANHAM. The Barrel: Quiz, 8.30pm �3 including food (from 7.30pm).

TIBENHAM. Community Hall: Bunwell Camera Club, practical demonstration on Portaiture, 8-10.30pm.

WYMONDHAM. Wymondham Heritage Museum, the Bridewell, Norwich Road: Easter Egg Trail, search for clues in the museum (Easter egg for all children taking part), plus displays on Norfolk Home Guard and secret army, Wymondham Girl Guides, Great Fire of Wymondham and Market Cross, �3/�2 concs/accompanied children free, 10am-4pm.

Ex-Servicemen's Club: Bingo 7.30pm.

CONCERTS

STRADBROKE. All Saints' Church: The Hermitage Ensemble, programme of Russian chants, hymns and folk songs, 7.30pm �10 advance or on door, tickets from Stradbroke Post Office or 01379 384363.

WEDNESDAY, 07/04/2010

EVENTS

SOUTH LOPHAM. Redgrave and Lopham Fen: Sharing Nature family morning - Easter Chicks, outdoor experiences and crafts for children aged 4-8, 10am-12 children �4/adults free; booking essential 01379 688333.

THORNHAM MAGNA. Thornham Walks: Fire & Water 1 - organised by SNAP, for children aged 8-14, learn how to make a fire safely, explore ways of finding water in the woods, 10am-3pm �15 per child; booking essential 01379 788345 or email thornham@midsuffolk.gov.uk.

WYMONDHAM. Wymondham Heritage Museum, the Bridewell, Norwich Road: Easter Egg Trail, search for clues in the museum (Easter egg for all children taking part), plus displays on Norfolk Home Guard and secret army, Wymondham Girl Guides, Great Fire of Wymondham and Market Cross, �3/�2 concs/accompanied children free, 10am-4pm.

THURSDAY, 08/04/2010

EVENTS

BROCKDISH. The Old King's Head: Fun quiz, max four per team, 7.30pm �1 in aid of charity7.

WYMONDHAM. Town Green Centre: Norfolk Wildlife Trust (Wymondham Nature Group), AGM followed by illustrated talk by Mark Grantham of the BTO about bird ringing and migration over the past century, 7.30pm �2.

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