Diary, October 16-23

THURSDAY, 16/10/2008GIGSATTLEBOROUGH. White Lodge: Unlawfully Yours, 8.30pm.DANCESBROCKDISH. Village Hall: Ballroom and sequence, 2-4.15pm £2.40.

THURSDAY, 16/10/2008

GIGS

ATTLEBOROUGH. White Lodge: Unlawfully Yours, 8.30pm.

DANCES

BROCKDISH. Village Hall: Ballroom and sequence, 2-4.15pm £2.40.

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.

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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.

SPOONER ROW. Village Hall: Modern jive with the Jive Club, beginners 8.30-10pm, 01953 455500.

FRIDAY, 17/10/2008

EVENTS

DISS. Library: African Rhyme Time, for pre-school children and their parents/carers, 10.30am.

DUNSTON. De Vere Dunston Hall Hotel: The Four Peaks Challenge Charity Ball, in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support, drinks reception, three-course dinner, dancing to Scratch the Cat, silent auction and raffle, drinks reception 7.30pm, dinner 8pm, finishes at 1am £45 pp, 07939 938963.

REDGRAVE. Redgrave and Lopham Fen: Owl night, family evening with quiz, crafts and walk, 6-8pm children £3/adults £1.50; booking essential 01379 688333.

TIBENHAM. Community Hall: Village Screen presents Son of Rambow (12A), 7.30pm £4 adv/£5 door, 01379 677066 or 677284.

WYMONDHAM. Rothbury Community Hall, Rothbury Road: Prize bingo night, doors 7pm, eyes down 8pm; in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.

SHOWS

HARLESTON. Archbishop Sancroft High School: The Three Little Pigs (comedy drama) - Harleston Players Youth Theatre Company, 7.30pm £2.50 on door.

CONCERTS. Parish Church of Saint Mary the Virgin: Lunch time concert by the pupils of Riddlesworth School 12.30pm followed by ploughman's lunch in St Mary's Hall £3, entrance free but donations for the church welcome, buy lunch tickets at the door before the concert.

DANCES

ATTLEBOROUGH. Connaught Hall: Gateway Club buffet dance 7-10.30pm.

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

SPOONER ROW. Village Hall, Station Road: Modern jive with the Jive Club, beginners and improvers 8.30-10.45pm.

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

SALES

DISS. Methodist Church: Jumble sale, white elephant 9am.

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

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

SATURDAY, 18/10/2008

EVENTS

BOTESDALE: Fen Lane Bowls Club: Bygones exhibition 10am-4pm £2.

DISS. Diss Swim and Fitness Centre, Victoria Road: British Heart Foundation Annual Swim, entry by swimmers of any age, maximum 50 lengths, 6-9pm.

REDGRAVE. St Mary's Church: History Workshop - Powerhouses of Prayer: Abbeys and Priories in Britain and Ireland, with Nick Groves, 10.30am-4pm £10 including lunch, 01379 898450.

SHOWS

DICKLEBURGH. Village Centre: Cabaret with Nigel 'Boy' Syer and Lisa Marie, with buffet, 8pm £10 by advance ticket only, 01379 741535.

Wymondham High School, Studio Theatre: Music and Dance show by Zimbabwean theatre company Grassroots, 7.30pm £8/concs £7, 01953 713108.

CONCERTS

EYE. Community Centre: Charity concert supporting Quidenham Children's Hospice with singer Gill Nicholls 7.45pm £5, 01379 650938

HEMPNALL. St Margaret's Church: Norwich Accordion Band, programme of light and cheerful music, 7.30pm £5, 01508 499405 or on door.

WYMONDHAM. Abbey: Coffee-time organ recital by John Herring, coffee from 11am, recital 11.30am collection.

Central Hall, Back Lane: Norfolk Wherry Brass Band, 7.30pm £6/concs £5, 01953 600563; in aid of East Anglian Air Ambulance.

GIGS

LITTLE ELLINGHAM. Parish Church: Just Jazz Good Time Jazz Band, 7pm £8.50 adv, 01953 453455.

WRENINGHAM. Village Hall: Starfighter Rock 'n' Roll Club presents Russ Be Bop and The Roadrunners, 8pm til late £7 on door.

DANCES

STRADBROKE. Community Centre: 70s/80s disco in aid of pre-school, ticket only entry sold in advance at post office, fancy dress optional, finger buffet, 8-11.30pm £7.50.

WILBY, EYE. Village Hall: Ballroom and sequence with music by Tim Butterworth, 8pm £4.

WORTWELL. Village Hall: Dance to music by The Encores, 8pm-midnight £6, 01379 740058.

WYMONDHAM. Ketts Park Community Centre: Norwich and Norfolk Amateur Dancers Association present ballroom, Latin and sequence with Mr Music, 8-11pm £3.

SALES

ATTLEBOROUGH. Church Rooms, Church Street: Autumn fair, cake stall, crafts, bric-a-brac, tombola, 10-11.30am; for WI funds.

DISS. Methodist Church. Victoria Road: Table top sale and coffee morning, 9am-12 tables £3.

HARLESTON. Swan Hotel: Farmers market 9am-1pm.

HETHERSETT. VC Junior School: Car boot sale, pitches available from 8.15am, 9am-12noon £5 per car payable in advance, 01603 810498.

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

SYLEHAM. Village Hall: Craft fair and mini market, 10am-4pm.

WYMONDHAM. Central Hall, Back Lane: Second hand books, 9.30am-5pm.

SUNDAY, 19/10/2008

EVENTS

METFIELD. Metfield Stores: Apple Day, apple and apple juice tastings, apple pies, apple ice cream and apple truffles for sale, apple ramble (12 noon-1pm), day runs from 10am-1pm.

REDGRAVE. Redgrave and Lopham Fen Nature Reserve: Apple Day and Autumn Plant Sale, apple identification, apple and fruit juices to try and buy, crafts and games, 10am-5pm £3/children £1.

WYMONDHAM. Ex-Servicemen's Club. Friarscroft Lane: The Regal Experience Group film show - The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle, display of memorabilia featuring Vernon Castle and the film, plus The Horsey Mail (film of local interest dating from 1938), 2.30pm £4.50/concs £2.50; 01953 605593, 603246 or from Wymondham Heritage Museum.

GIGS

WRENINGHAM. Village Hall: Dumplin Country presents Harrison Country, doors 1pm £4.

DANCES

HARLESTON. Apollo Country Club: Dancing to Jeff Gallant Band 7.30-11pm.

MONDAY, 20/10/2008

EVENTS

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

EYE. Community Centre (Lounge Bar): Playing field annual general meeting 8pm.

HETHERSETT. Methodist Church Hall, Great Melton Road: Hethersett Women's Institute, talk by scientist Dr Stephen Ashworth - Sensor Sensibility, 7.30pm.

WYMONDHAM. Roman Catholic Church Hall, Bridewell Street: Wymondham Garden Club AGM, with plant auction, 7.45pm visitors £1.75.

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, High Road: Modern jive with the Jive Club, beginners and improvers 8-10pm £5.

TUESDAY, 21/10/2008

EVENTS

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.

Friends Meeting House: Diss Carer Support Group MIND meeting 2-4pm.

WYMONDHAM. Ex Serviceman's Club: Bingo 7.30pm.

DANCES

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

WEDNESDAY, 22/10/2008

EVENTS

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

DICKLEBURGH. Church: Flower Group instruction class 2pm.

DISS. Diss Publishing Bookshop and Café: An evening with Richard Mabey 7.30pm £5.

EAST HARLING. Parish Church: Tools collection, bring your unwanted tools along to be sent to developing countries after renovation by Tools with A Mission, 2-4pm; details 01953 718222.

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

REDGRAVE. Redgrave and Lopham Fen Nature Reserve: Find out about Volunteering, guided walks and teas, 2-4pm. My Journey to Sustainable Living, talk by Bridget Hickey Williams on her journey to a sustainable lifestyle, 11am-1pm £5/concs £4; booking essential 01473 892430.

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

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

Wymondham High School, Studio Theatre: Village Screen presents Tsotsi (15), 7.30pm £4, 01953 713108.

SHOWS

WYMONDHAM. Central Hall, Back Lane: Musical Makers (musical revue) - South Norfolk Operatic Society, 7.30pm £8/concs £7, tickets from Geo Reeves, Wymondham; details 01953 604881

GIGS

DISS. Taylor Road Hall: Diss Acoustic Music Club singaround, 8-11pm £1.

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

WEYBREAD. The Weybread Crown Inn: Open mic night 8pm.

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, 23/10/2008

EVENTS

DICKLEBURGH. Village Centre: Royal British Legion monthly social meeting 8pm.

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.

United Reformed Church: Outreach programme Basil Abbott an introduction to the Diss Museum.

WYMONDHAM. Fairland Hall: Wymondham Heritage Society, talk by Chris Barringer - Evolution of Norfolk's Market Towns, 7.30pm non members £1.50.

SHOWS

WYMONDHAM. Central Hall, Back Lane: Musical Makers (musical revue) - South Norfolk Operatic Society, 7.30pm £8/concs £7, tickets from Geo Reeves, Wymondham; details 01953 604881

GIGS

ATTLEBOROUGH. White Lodge: Lord Lucan Band, 8.30pm.

DANCES

BROCKDISH. Village Hall: Ballroom and sequence, 2-4.15pm £2.40.

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.

SPOONER ROW. Village Hall: Modern jive with the Jive Club, beginners 8.30-10pm, 01953 455500.