DIARY December 11-18

THURSDAY, 11/12/2008EVENTSATTLEBOROUGH. Methodist Church Rooms: Slimming World Group, 5.30pm, 01508 489434.DICKLEBURGH. Village Centre: Luncheon Club 12noon-2.

THURSDAY, 11/12/2008

EVENTS

DICKLEBURGH. Village Centre: Luncheon Club 12noon-2.30pm.

FLORDON. Evergreen, The Street: Winter Wonderland, thousands of Christmas lights, dancing and singing Santas etc, 4-10pm; donations welcome for East Anglia's Children's Hospices (Quidenham).


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OLD BUCKENHAM. Village Hall: Breckland Flower and Garden Club, demonstration - Christmas Is Coming 2pm visitors £4.50.

WYMONDHAM. North Wymondham Community Centre: Ladybird Pre-school, 9am-12.55pm.

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Town Green Centre: Wymondham Nature Group, talk on the Little Ouse Headwaters Project, 7.30pm £2 including refreshments.

Wymondham Ex-Services Club (Regal Cinema): Mamma Mia!, special charity show, 7.30pm £4, 01953 605593/603246.

Football Club: Club for over-35s divorced, separated and widows, disco, bar and raffle, 8pm.

GIGS

ATTLEBOROUGH. White Lodge: Daffy and the Alien, 8.30pm.

DANCES

DICKLEBURGH. Village Centre, Harvey Lane: Swing jive and boogie-woogie with Esther and David, jive class 7.30pm, boogie class 8.30pm, practice 9.30-10.30pm classes £5 each, £8 for two, 01473 635176.

DISS. Junior School: Hip-Hop and disco dance class, all ages, 6-7pm 07835 021439.

Park Hotel: Salsa, beginners 8pm, improvers 9pm £6/concs £5, 07973 143323 (Nad).

EYE. Permastore Social Club: Disco/Hip-Hop, beginners class, ladies only, 8-9pm £3.50, 01379 870813.

MULBARTON. Village Hall: Line dancing, beginners 7.20pm, intermediates 8.30-10pm £3.50, 01508 578071.

SPOONER ROW. Village Hall: Modern jive with the Jive Club, beginners and improvers 8.30-10.15pm, 01953 455500.

FRIDAY, 12/12/2008

EVENTS

BUNWELL. Village Hall: Village Screen presents Mamma Mia! (PG), 7.30pm £4 advance, £5 on door, tickets from Bunwell Post Office.

DISS. The Angel Café, 1 Fair Green: Life Drawing Session with Rebecca Lyne 6-8.30pm, £6 per session, info 01379 668552.

FLORDON. Evergreen, The Street: Winter Wonderland, thousands of Christmas lights, dancing and singing Santas etc, 4-10pm; donations welcome for East Anglia's Children's Hospices (Quidenham).

GISLINGHAM. Village Hall: A Dickensian Christmas, an illustrated talk by local historian Clive Paine, 7pm £7.50 to include a glass of mulled win and mince pies.

GREAT ELLINGHAM. Recreation Centre: Breckland Astronomical Society, talk - Spacerocks: The Apollo Conspiracy, 7.30pm £2/members £1.50.

GREAT MOULTON. Coronation Hall: Christmas prize bingo, refreshments, 7 for 7.30pm; proceeds Coronation Hall.

PALGRAVE. Community Centre: Christmas Prize Bingo 7.30pm.

THORNDON. The Gymnasium, Kerrison: Parent and Toddler Group, 9.30-11.30am, 0783 4483893.

WYMONDHAM. North Wymondham Community Centre: Ladybird Pre-school, 9am-12.55pm.

North Wymondham Community Centre: Twins, triplets and more! Support and social group for multiple birth families, school-age siblings welcome, 1-2.30pm £1.50 per family inc refreshments.

Abbey Hall: Amoghasiddhi, Buddhist meditation class, 1.30-2.30pm.

Wymondham Ex-Services Club (Regal Cinema): Mamma Mia!, special charity show, 7.30pm £4, 01953 605593/603246.

GIGS

BANHAM. Community Centre: Strange Brew, 8.30pm.

The Barrel: The BBs, (r&b), 9pm £3.

TASBURGH. The Countryman: Tony Cann, 8.30pm.

DANCES

LONG STRATTON. Leisure Centre: Ballroom and Latin American dancing classes for beginners 7.30-8.30pm with Mike, details 01603 811119.

WYMONDHAM. High School: Old Time, 8pm £2.

Roman Catholic Hall: Ballroom and Latin, beginners 7.30-8.30pm £4, improvers 8.30-9.30pm £4, 07766 751545 (Donna).

SALES

WYMONDHAM. Central Hall, Buttolph Room: Country market, 8.45-11.15am.

SATURDAY, 13/12/2008

EVENTS

ATTLEBOROUGH. St Mary's Church: Children's workshop 10am-12.30pm.

Amoghasiddhi Buddist Centre, Queens Square: Mediation class, 11-11.40am.

Library: Eco Christmas workshop with Breckland Council, all children must be accompanied by an adult 1.30-3.30pm.

BRESSINGHAM. Bressingham Steam and Gardens: Christmas opening, Father Christmas, Walmington-on-Sea Collection, seasonally decorated, children's fun, a train ride, carousel rides, 2-5pm entry from £7.15, 01379 686900 details.

DICKLEBURGH. Village Centre: Christmas fair, Father Christmas grotto, auction, stalls, refreshments, licensed bar, design a Christmas card competition for children up to 12 years of age, 2pm free admission.

DISS. Bethel Chapel: Carol praise, refreshments 7pm.

FLORDON. Evergreen, The Street: Winter Wonderland, thousands of Christmas lights, dancing and singing Santas etc, 4-10pm; donations welcome for East Anglia's Children's Hospices (Quidenham).

GREAT ELLINGHAM. St James Church: Christmas tree festival, followed by carols in the evening, 10am-3pm and 5.30-6.30pm collection in aid of Quidenham Children's Hospice.

HEMPNALL. St Margaret's Church: Hempnall Group carol concert, attractive programme of Christmas carols and readings with the choir conducted by Ken Hytch, 7pm retiring collection for the hospital of St James, Mantsoyane, Lesotho.

HORHAM. The Red Feather Club: 95th Bomb Group Heritage Association Christmas party 1940s dress and Allied uniforms encouraged £5 01379 676623.

PULHAM ST MARY. Village Hall: Whist drive in aid of village hall funds 7.30pm.

REDGRAVE. Redgrave and Lopham Fen: Diss and District Camera Club photography exhibition 10am-4pm.

TIBENHAM. Village Hall: Art Class, all levels of ability 10am-4pm £30 inclusive of all art materials, bring own lunchj Jacqui Petrie 01379 674309.

Community Hall, Pristow Green Lane: Village Screen, The Duchess (12A), 7.30pm £4 advance/£5 on door, 01379 677066/677284.

WYMONDHAM. Fairland Church Centre, Fairland Hill: Christmas Tree Festival, trees decorated by local charities, children's treasure hunt, musical interludes, 10am-4pm.

Fairland Hall, Fairland Hill: Santas grotto, games, stalls, refreshments, 10am-1pm children £2 to include present; proceeds Great Ormond Street Hospital.

CONCERTS

DISS. Corn Hall: Burgate Singers, and Burgate Scale Orchestra perform Handel's Samson, 7.30pm £12; tickets from Diss Antiques or Wortham Post Office, 01379 642783.

HETHERSETT. St Remigius Church: A Christmas Celebration, Hethersett Singers with a varied programme of well loved music, includes mince pies and wine, 7.30pm £7/£3 students/children free or door, Hethersett Library or 01603 810194.

NEW BUCKENHAM. Village Hall: Christmas Concert, with New Buckenham Silver Band, 7.30pm £3.

REDGRAVE. Redgrave and Lopham Fen: Diss and District Camera Club photography exhibition 10am-4pm.

GIGS

HETHERSETT. Social Club: Clive Paul, 8.30pm.

NEW BUCKENHAM. The George: Music by Daisy, (easy listening) 8.30pm.

STOKE HOLY CROSS. Mill Inn: Disco, with LM entertainments, 8.30pm.

DANCES

BROCKDISH. Village Hall: Christmas dance, ballroom, sequence, old time and Latin to Pete's Melodies, 8-11pm £3.

DISS. Diss Town Football Club, Brewers Green Lane: Dancing, to music with Barry H, 8pm £2 non-members.

SALES

DISS. Market Place: Farmers' market, 9am-1pm.

HEMPNALL. Village sign: Cake stall, 8am; proceeds Chequers Playgroup.

RICKINGHALL. Village Hall: Farmers' market, Father Christmas, Gislingham Silver Band, 9am-12.30pm.

SUTON. Great Expectations, London Road: Car boot sale 9am sellers, 11am buyers.

SUNDAY, 14/12/2008

EVENTS

BESTHORPE. All Saints Church: Carols by candlelight with Hearts and Voices 4.30pm.

BRESSINGHAM. Bressingham Steam and Gardens: Christmas opening, Father Christmas, Walmington-on-Sea Collection, seasonally decorated, children's fun, a train ride, carousel rides, 2-5pm entry from £7.15, 01379 686900 details.

BUNWELL. Race HQ Village Hall, The Turnpike: Bunwell Santa Fun Run 2008, entrants 5+ fun run, 3km and 5km, 11am £10/under 12s £5, 01953 789909.

FLORDON. Evergreen, The Street: Winter Wonderland, thousands of Christmas lights, dancing and singing Santas etc, 4-10pm; donations welcome for East Anglia's Children's Hospices (Quidenham).

HARLESTON. Terence Aiery Court: Carol service 6.30pm.

MORLEY ST. BOTOLPH. Morley Methodist Chapel: Carols by candlelight, followed by refreshments, family friendly, 5pm.

REDGRAVE. Redgrave and Lopham Fen: Christmas Crackers, fun for all the family, Christmas trail, make and decorate your own crackers, Rough at the Edges will entertain with Christmas songs from 2.30pm, booking essential 01379 688333, 10am-4pm £5 per family (6 crackers).

RICKINGHALL: Church: Christingle service 3.30pm, Christmas by candlelight, music by the Waveney Choir 7.45pm £5 concessions £4 in aid of the church.

WYMONDHAM. Ex-Services Club (Regal Cinema): Charity film show, Holiday Inn - featuring Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire, plus full support programme in aid of The Children's Society, 2.30pm £4.50/concs £3.50, 01953 605593/603246/604904.

Fairland Church Centre, Fairland Hill: Christmas tree festival, trees decorated by local charities, children's treasure hunt, musical interludes, 1.30-3pm.

CONCERTS

GISLINGHAM. St Mary's Church: Make Way for Christmas, - The Gift by Graham Kendrick, varied programmes of Scottish Folk, rock and calypso, 6pm retiring collection for East Anglia's Children's Hospices.

GIGS

BANHAM. Barrel: Rich Young, 3pm.

WRENINGHAM. Village Hall: Dumplin Country presents, Moonshine Christmas party, 1pm £5, 01603 433918.

DANCES

HARLESTON. Apollo CMC: Dancing to Muddy Boots 7.30-11pm, doors open 6.30pm.

MONDAY, 15/12/2008

EVENTS

ATTLEBOROUGH. St Mary's Church: Chapel Road School Christmas carol service with collection for Ugandan Orphanage Fund 1.45pm.

Amoghasiddhi Buddhist Centre: Meditation class 7-8.30pm.

BANHAM. Community Centre: Short mat bowls, 2-5pm.

DISS. Diss Town Football Club, Brewers Green Lane: Prize bingo, Christmas raffle, doors 7.15pm, eyes down 8pm.

FLORDON. Evergreen, The Street: Winter Wonderland, thousands of Christmas lights, dancing and singing Santas etc, 4-10pm; donations welcome for East Anglia's Children's Hospices (Quidenham).

WYMONDHAM. North Wymondham Community Centre: Ladybird Pre-school, 9am-12.55pm.

Methodist Church Hall: Baby café for breastfeeding mums and family, 10am-12noon.

DANCES

BURSTON. St Mary's Church: Hip hop and disco dance classes, adults only, 7-8pm, 07835021439.

GARBOLDISHAM. Village Hall: Jive dancing, beginners and improvers, no partner needed, 7.45-10.15pm first night free.

NEEDHAM. Village Hall: Modern jive with the Jive Club, beginners and improvers 8-10pm £5, 01953 455500.

WYMONDHAM. Ex-Servicemen's Club, Friarscroft Lane: Salsa, beginners 7.30pm, improvers 8.30pm £6, 07973 143323 (Nad).

TUESDAY, 16/12/2008

EVENTS

ATTLEBOROUGH. Baptist Church, Leys Lane: Breastfeeding café, 10am-noon.

Amoghasiddhi Buddhist Centre: Meditation class 12noon-1pm.

Connaught Hall: Cash bingo, raffle and bar, doors 6.45pm.

Methodist Church: Youth Club carol service, Father Christmas, buffet, donations for Quidenham Hospice 7pm.

DISS. United Reformed Church Hall: Toddler IMPS, exciting creative play sessions for parents and toddlers, two sessions, 9.40am and 10.40am, ring Rachel Baker 01379 640696 for details.

Denny Centre Complex: DISS (Disability Issues and Social Support) Group, 10am-1pm, ring 07863 117508 or 01379 640966 for further info.

FLORDON. Evergreen, The Street: Winter Wonderland, thousands of Christmas lights, dancing and singing Santas etc, 4-10pm; donations welcome for East Anglia's Children's Hospices (Quidenham).

GISLINGHAM. Village Hall: Gislingham Silver Band Christmas concert with varied music programme 7.30pm £5 including refreshments.

LITTLE ELLINGHAM. Old School Hall, Church Road: Christmas prize bingo, with Christmas draw, doors 7pm, eyes down 7.445pm.

RICKINGHALL. Village Hall: Seedlings Steiner Parent and Toddler Group 9.45-11.45am.

SCOLE. Crossways Inn: Friendly darts matches, 8pm.

SEETHING. Village Hall: Christmas bingo, good prizes, 8pm; proceeds Seething Bowls Club.

TASBURGH. Village Hall: Dog training with Tas Valley Dogs, beginners 7.15-8pm, other sessions 8-9pm and 9-10pm, enrol on 07880 575697 (Viv).

WYMONDHAM. North Wymondham Community Centre: Ladybird Pre-school, 9am-12.55pm.

Central Hall, Back Lane: Blood donors, 1-3.30pm and 5-7pm.

Ex-Servicemen's Club: Bingo 7.30pm.

DANCES

ST MARGARET SOUTH ELMHAM. Village Hall: Rumburgh Morris Dancers, 8pm, 01986 782455.

WICKLEWOOD. Village Hall: Ballroom and Latin, intermediates 7.30-8.30pm £4, beginners 8.30-9.30pm £4, 07766 751545 (Donna).

WEDNESDAY, 17/12/2008

EVENTS

ATTLEBOROUGH. Fire Station, Thieves Lane: Whist drive, 7.30pm.

DICKLEBURGH. Village Centre: RBLW section monthly social meeting with guest speaker 2.30pm.

DISS. Angel Café: Fair Green, life drawing sessions with Rebecca Lyne, 1.30-4pm, £6, 01379 668552.

DISS. The Denny Centre: Christmas bingo, raffle, free refreshments 7pm.

EAST HARLING. Sports and Social Club: Harling and District Social Support Group, mulled wine and mince pies, 10.30am.

FLORDON. Evergreen, The Street: Winter Wonderland, thousands of Christmas lights, dancing and singing Santas etc, 4-10pm; donations welcome for East Anglia's Children's Hospices (Quidenham).

KENNINGHALL. Memorial Hall: Mother and Toddler Group, £1 per child, 9.30-11.45am.

ROYDON. Village Hall: Roydon and Diss Model Railway Society meeting, new members welcome experienced or beginner, 7-10pm, 01379 870458.

SWARDESTON. Village Hall: Swingin' Christmas party, sing carols accompanied by a brass band, then dance to the RSJ trio, 7.30pm £5, 01508 570262.

WYMONDHAM. North Wymondham Community Centre: Ladybird Pre-school, 9am-12.55pm.

The Abbey Hall: Wymondham Bridewell Women's Institute evening of musical entertainment with The Duncan Four, competition a musical box/novelty 7.30pm.

GIGS

HINGHAM. Sports and Social Club, Watton Road: Rhythm and acoustic jam session, 7.30-10.30pm; information 07737 294130.

DANCES

DISS. Corn Hall: Improver line dance class, 7.15pm; intermediates, 8.15pm.

WINFARTHING. Village Hall: Line dancing, 7.30-9.30pm, £3.50.

WYMONDHAM. Ex-Servicemen's Club: Line dancing, 8-10.30pm, beginners welcome, 01953 602976.

THURSDAY, 18/12/2008

EVENTS

ATTLEBOROUGH. Methodist Church Rooms: Slimming World Group, 5.30pm, 01508 489434.

DICKLEBURGH. Village Centre: Good Companions Club social afternoon 2.30pm.

DISS. URC Hall: Baby Imps, inspiring sensory play sessions for babies and carers, 9.30-10.30am, no booking needed, call Rachel Baker, 01379 640696 for further details.

FLORDON. Evergreen, The Street: Winter Wonderland, thousands of Christmas lights, dancing and singing Santas etc, 4-10pm; donations welcome for East Anglia's Children's Hospices (Quidenham).

GARBOLDISHAM. Village Hall: The History Society host Call My Bluff quiz night to explore little-used Norfolk words and sayings, two course hot meal, bar available 7 for 7.30pm £5 per person tickets only available in advance, 01953 681026, 01953 681671 or email mjthomson@btinternet.com.

LOPHAMS. Village Hall; Dog training class, 01379 687527, 7pm.

NEW BUCKENHAM. Village Hall: Silver band practice 8-10pm.

NORTH LOPHAM. The Mess, near School: Baby and Toddler Group, 2-3.20pm.

SHIMPLING, DISS. St Georges Church: Festival of nine lessons, and carols, 7pm.

THORNHAM MAGNA. Raphael Steiner School: Parent and toddler group, wooden toys, crafts, outside play, singing, 9.15-11.15am, call 01379 788944.

WYMONDHAM. North Wymondham Community Centre: Ladybird Pre-school, 9am-12.55pm.

Football Club: Club for over-35s divorced, separated and widows, disco, bar and raffle, 8pm.

GIGS

ATTLEBOROUGH. White Lodge: Mister Pink, 8.30pm.

DANCES

DICKLEBURGH. Village Centre, Harvey Lane: Swing jive and boogie-woogie with Esther and David, jive class 7.30pm, boogie class 8.30pm, practice 9.30-10.30pm classes £5 each, £8 for two, 01473 635176.

DISS. Junior School: Hip-Hop and disco dance class, all ages, 6-7pm 07835 021439.

Park Hotel: Salsa, beginners 8pm, improvers 9pm £6/concs £5, 07973 143323 (Nad).

EYE. Permastore Social Club: Disco/Hip-Hop, beginners class, ladies only, 8-9pm £3.50, 01379 870813.

MULBARTON. Village Hall: Line dancing, beginners 7.20pm, intermediates 8.30-10pm £3.50, 01508 578071.

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