Diary - July 8-15

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

THURSDAY

EVENTS

DISS. St Mary the Virgin Church, Mount Street: Eye Arts Guild summer exhibition, 10am-4pm.

EAST CARLETON. The Grove: Open garden evening, games, food, bar and tea tent, with City of Norwich Pipe Band, 6-8pm.


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GREAT ELLINGHAM. Village: Teddy Bear Festival, teddy trail, various events around the village, in aid of Quidenham Childrens Hospice (EACH) www.greatellingham.org.uk/festival.htm.

WYMONDHAM. Market Place: Wymondham Music Festival, 1940s Evening, with the Chameleon Band (Glenn Miller style) and the Norfolk Military Vehicle Group with a selection of vehicles, from 5pm.

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FRIDAY

EVENTS

ATTLEBOROUGH. Infant School: Summer fair, stalls, games, face painting, children's fancy dress, 5-7pm.

CARLETON RODE. Village Hall: Ladies Pamper Evening, various stalls and therapies, from 7pm �2.50 on door; proceeds Carleton Rode Playgroup.

DISS. St Mary the Virgin Church, Mount Street: Eye Arts Guild summer exhibition, 10am-4pm.

GREAT ELLINGHAM. Village: Teddy Bear Festival, teddy trail, various events around the village, in aid of Quidenham Childrens Hospice (EACH) www.greatellingham.org.uk/festival.htm.

PALGRAVE. Community Centre, Upper Rose Lane: Chinese exercise, Wild Goose Qigong 10-11.30am, 07961 033357.

SHIMPLING. Village Hall: Weybourne History Group, showing the film On the History of the Coastal Village of Overstrand, presented by Peter Stibbons of Poppyland Publishing, 7pm �2 door.

SATURDAY

EVENTS

CARLETON RODE. Village Hall: Fete, traditional stalls and competitions, craft stands, hot dogs and burgers, football dribbling competition for children, 2pm.

DISS. St Mary the Virgin Church, Mount Street: Eye Arts Guild summer exhibition, 10am-4pm.

FORNCETT ST MARY. Four Seasons, Cheney's Lane: Garden open for National Gardens Scheme, richly planted 2.5 acre garden, wide range of herbaceous plants, roses and trees, 11am-4pm �4.50/children free.

GREAT ELLINGHAM. Village: Teddy Bear Festival, teddy trail, various events around the village, in aid of Quidenham Childrens Hospice (EACH) www.greatellingham.org.uk/festival.htm.

GREAT MOULTON. Coronation Hall: Summer Barn Dance, garden games, horse races, bouncy castle, 6pm start, barbecue supper at 6.30pm, dancing with music by Shindig at 7.30pm �7 adults, �3 children, under fives free.

HARLESTON. Terence Airey Court: Summer fair, stalls, raffle, strawberry tea with cakes, 2-4pm �4; proceeds East Anglia's Children's Hospices (Quidenham).

LONG STRATTON. Swan Lane: Discover South Norfolk, family outdoor event featuring the Fairyland Trust, walkabout performers, Lotus Cars, local foods, crafts and demonstrations, 11am-3pm.

OLD BUCKENHAM. Village Hall: An evening with Keith Skipper in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support, bar, refreshments and raffle, 7.30pm �8, tickets on sale at the door or call 01953 606357.

REDGRAVE. Redgrave and Lopham Fen: Exhibition by Stephanie Gosling, wildlife and domestic animal paintings, 10am-5pm, suggested donation �1 (also Sunday).

ROYDON. School: Summer Fair, large bouncy slide, gladiator game, Lotus car on display, mini tractor rides, grand draw, refreshments, 2-4pm.

SOUTH LOPHAM. Redgrave and Lopham Fen: Wildlife Watch Group - club for 6-12 year olds, 10.30am-12.30pm �1.50.

Village Hall and Playing field: Fun Day and Dog Show, various classes, tractor rides, tarot readings, dog grooming, doggie gifts, canine massage assessments, craft stalls and car boot, barbecue and more, organised by Dog Learning Zone and Pathfinder Guide Dogs, 11am-4pm.

STOW BEDON. St Botolph's Church: Flower Festival - Norfolk Notables, cake and craft stalls, refreshments, 10am-5pm.

STRADBROKE. Street Farm, Laxfield Road: Stradbroke Country Fair, entertainment including Primary School Brass Band, Morris dancers, Punch and Judy, story teller, mini beasts, cuddly animals, refreshments, bar, stalls and more, 2-5pm �2.

WINGFIELD. Wingfield Barns: Potato Festival, celebrate harvesting of potato crop with artists, musicians, creative family activities, dance and games, 12-6pm.

WYMONDHAM. Kett's Park: Guides Centenary Performance, activities include folk dance, music and other traditional pastimes, 3.30pm.

SUNDAY

EVENTS

DISS. St Mary the Virgin Church, Mount Street: Eye Arts Guild summer exhibition, 10am-4pm.

GREAT ELLINGHAM. Village: Teddy Bear Festival, teddy trail, various events around the village, in aid of Quidenham Childrens Hospice (EACH) www.greatellingham.org.uk/festival.htm.

HETHEL. 39th BG Memorial, Potash Farm: Open Day, displays of new memorabilia, tombola etc, 10am-4pm donations welcome for Nissen Hut project (near Lotus Cars).

HETHERSETT. Village Hall: Open Gardens, 10 plus gardens, one with miniature railway and maze, plant stall, raffle, 10am-5pm �2.

OLD BUCKENHAM. Askew Agricultural Museum, Scales Farm, Hargham Road: Open, 2-5pm �3, under 16s free, 01953 860324.

REDGRAVE. Redgrave and Lopham Fen: Exhibition by Stephanie Gosling, wildlife and domestic animal paintings, 10am-5pm, suggested donation �1.

STOW BEDON. St Botolph's Church: Flower Festival - Norfolk Notables, cake and craft stalls, refreshments, 10am-5pm.

TIBENHAM. Sycamore Farm: Samphire Smallholding Open Day and Food Market, tours of the smallholding, food producers, food and craft stalls, refreshments, 11am-3.30pm.

WYMONDHAM. Abbey churchyard: Guided town centre walk with Blue Badge Guide, 11.50am free.

Baptist Church: Tea Time Gospel, led by the Norwich Youth for Christ Gospel Choir, 3pm �5/under 18s �2 advance or �7/�4 on day including refreshments, tickets from The Book Fountain in Wharton's Court, Wymondham.

MONDAY

EVENTS

GREAT ELLINGHAM. Village: Teddy Bear Festival, teddy trail, various events around the village, in aid of Quidenham Childrens Hospice (EACH) www.greatellingham.org.uk/festival.htm.

SOUTH LOPHAM. Redgrave and Lopham Fen: Aquatics in Detail for adults over 18 only, day on the fen discovering aquatic and marginal plants, suitable for beginners, 10am-3pm free but booking essential 01722 342730.

WYMONDHAM. The Feathers: Fiddlesticks Northwest Clog dancing, 8pm.

TUESDAY

EVENTS

GREAT ELLINGHAM. Village: Teddy Bear Festival, teddy trail, various events around the village, in aid of Quidenham Childrens Hospice (EACH) www.greatellingham.org.uk/festival.htm.

WYMONDHAM. Abbey Hall, Church Road: Meditation with the Amoghasiddhi Buddhist Centre, 12-1pm �4.50, 01953 451937.

Ex-Servicemen's Club: Bingo 7.30pm.

WEDNESDAY

EVENTS

GREAT ELLINGHAM. Village: Teddy Bear Festival, teddy trail, various events around the village, in aid of Quidenham Childrens Hospice (EACH) www.greatellingham.org.uk/festival.htm.

WYMONDHAM. Library, Back Lane: One Book, One Town, join the 'Queen' with her corgis as she takes out a copy of The Uncommon Reader by Alan Bennett, tea and chat, 2.30-3.30pm free but booking essential on 01953 603319.

THURSDAY

EVENTS

DISS. Community Centre: Film - Sherlock Holmes, 8pm �4/students �2.

GREAT ELLINGHAM. Village: Teddy Bear Festival, teddy trail, various events around the village, in aid of Quidenham Childrens Hospice (EACH) www.greatellingham.org.uk/festival.htm.

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