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Diary December 31 - January 7, 2010

PUBLISHED: 16:15 29 December 2009 | UPDATED: 11:22 12 July 2010

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After New Year it is wise to check with organisers of regular events to find out if they are starting up again.

NEW YEAR'S EVE

EVENTS

FLORDON. Evergreen, The Street: Christmas lights, donations welcome for East Anglia's Children's Hospices, 4-10pm.

GIGS

ATTLEBOROUGH. Connaught Hall: Touche Duo plus disco from Viva Roadshow (60s to present), 8pm-til late £10/under 14s £5, 07780 600945 or on door.

BOTESDALE. Greyhound: The Regulars, 8.30pm-late £10 including bubbly and food; bookings on 01379 898003.

GARBOLDISHAM. Village Hall: New Year's Eve Party with live band Great, optional fancy dress with prizes for best adult and children's outfits, games, disco, bar, hog roast, 7.30pm-1.30am £10/children £5 (no food) or £12.50/children £7.50 (with food), under fives free; by advance ticket only from 01953 681026 (pm) or 01953 681824.

HETHERSETT. Social Club: Heat, 8.30pm.

MULBARTON. Social Club: Karaoke with Electric Dreams, 9pm.

SAXLINGHAM THORPE. Mill Inn: Party night with Elvis Revisited, plus free buffet, 9pm-til late.

THORPE ABBOTTS. Village Hall: Party and dance to live music, bar, competitions, raffle, dress as you like, Scots, country, 40s etc, 8-late £8.50 advance ticket, on the door £12.50, includes buffet, 01379 853967.

DANCES

THORPE ABBOTTS. Village Hall: Party and dance to live music, dress as you like (Scots, country, Forties etc), 8pm-late £8.50 advance or £12.50 on door including buffet, competitions, raffle, bar etc; proceed Royal Air Forces Association; advance tickets from 01379 853967.

NEW YEAR'S DAY

EVENTS

FLORDON. Evergreen, The Street: Christmas lights, donations welcome for East Anglia's Children's Hospices, 4-10pm.

STARSTON. St Margaret's Church: Celebrate the New Year with Starston Bell Ringers, bell ringing, mardle, refreshments, from 12 noon.

WYMONDHAM. Mid Norfolk Railway Station, Wymondham Abbey station, Cavick Road: Mince Pie Special, 22-mile round trip with mince pies and refreshments, 11.45am £8/children £4.50; bookings and information on 01362 851723.

SATURDAY

EVENTS

FLORDON. Evergreen, The Street: Christmas lights, donations welcome for East Anglia's Children's Hospices, 4-10pm.

DANCES

WILBY. Coronation Hall: Ballroom, Latin and sequence to Vic's CDs, 8pm £3.

SUNDAY

EVENTS

FLORDON. Evergreen, The Street: Christmas lights, donations welcome for East Anglia's Children's Hospices, 4-10pm.

WYMONDHAM. Station car park: The Ramblers 21st Festival of Winter Walks, 6 miles, 10am; information 01953 788268.

MONDAY

EVENTS

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

FLORDON. Evergreen, The Street: Christmas lights, donations welcome for East Anglia's Children's Hospices, 4-10pm.

HARLESTON. Apollo Snooker Club, Mendham Lane: Blood donors sessions, 1-3.30pm and 5-7pm; make an appointment on 0300 123 2323 or visit blood.co.uk.

HETHERSETT. Methodist Church Hall: The Hethersett Society, talk - The Hethersett Archive, 7.30pm.

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

Methodist Church Hall: Baby café for breast feeding mums and families 10am-12noon.

FITNESS

ATTLEBOROUGH. Town Hall: Aerobics 6.15-7.30pm £4.50, 01953 453123.

Day Centre (adjacent the Railway Station): Ladies keep fit, 7.30-9pm £2, 01953 607292.

St Mary's Church Hall: Calorie burning aerobics, age 16+, 7-8pm £3.50, 07921 651970.

BANHAM. The Oaks Room: Aerobics/body conditioning 10am, circuit training 11am, combat fit 6pm, salsa aerobics 7pm, all classes £3.50 07845 377764.

DISS. Youth Centre, Shelfanger Road: Tums, bums and thighs, 8-9pm. First class free.

EYE. Sports Centre: Kickboxing 7.15-8.30pm, 01379 668438.

LOPHAMS. Village Hall: Kumo Judo Class, £1 for children, 7pm, 01379 688258.

WYMONDHAM. Wymondham College Pool: Aquafit session, 6.45pm, £4, details from Pat Barton 01953 452970.

DANCES

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

DISS. Corn Hall: Improver line dance class 7.15pm.

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

MULBARTON. Scout Hut: Beginners/improvers line dancing 1.30-2.45pm £3.80 inc refreshments, 01508 578071 (Tina).

NEEDHAM. Village Hall: Ballroom and Latin 7-8pm, modern jive beginners and improvers 8-10pm, 01953 455500 (Sandra).

TUESDAY, 05/01/2010

EVENTS

ATTLEBOROUGH. Baptist Church, Leys Lane: Breastfeeding café, 9.30-11.30am.

DISS. The Cornhall, St Nicholas Street: Blood donors sessions, 1-3.30pm and 4.30-7pm; make an appointment on 0300 123 2323 or visit blood.co.uk.

United Reformed Church Hall: Toddler Imps, exciting creative play sessions for parents and toddlers, two sessions, 10-10.45am and 11-11.45am, 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.

GISLINGHAM. Band Hut, Mill Street: Silver Band practice 7.30-9.30pm new members welcome of all abilities, 01379 788411 for further information.

HARLESTON. Recreation Ground: Fit Together: Central Norfolk Health Walk (South Norfolk), town walks of 1.25 or 2.3 miles, 10.30am; information 01603 423377.

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

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

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).

TIBENHAM. Community Hall: Bunwell and District Camera Club meeting 8pm.

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

Ex-Servicemen's Club: Bingo 7.30pm.

FITNESS

ATTLEBOROUGH. Town Hall: Legs, bums and tums class aerobics, 6-7pm and 7-8pm 16+, 07921 651970, £3.50.

Sports Hall: Kuk Sool Won martial arts for men, women and children 7-8.15pm juniors 7.45-9pm seniors.

DICKLEBURGH. Village Hall: Self defence classes children 6.30-7.30pm, adults 7.30-9pm.

DISS. Scout Hall, Heywood Road: Tums, bums and thighs, 7.30-8.20pm, first class free.

NEW BUCKENHAM. Village Hall: Exercise circuit classes for all fitness levels, 9.30-10.30am or 11am-12noon, £3.50/£2.50concs per session, Julie Taylor 07740623980.

WYMONDHAM. Wymondham College Pool: Junior advanced swim group, 5.30pm, £2.75, details from Pat Barton 01953 452970.

DANCES

DISS. Christian Community Centre: Improver Line Dance Class 2pm, 01379 651772 (Melissa).

HORHAM. Community Centre: Belly Dancing 7.30pm, 01379 384370 (Pip).

SPOONER ROW. Village Hall: Intermediate/advanced ballroom and Latin 8.15-10pm, 01953 455500 (Sandra).

WICKLEWOOD. Village Hall: Adults advanced ballroom and Latin classes, 7.30-9pm £6, 07766 751545 (Donna).

WYMONDHAM. Fairland Hall: Beginners line dancing 1.30-2.45pm £3.80 inc refreshments, 01508 578071 (Tina).

WEDNESDAY, 06/01/2010

EVENTS

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

Amoghasiddhi Buddhist Centre: Meditation class 7.30-9pm.

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

HARLESTON. Community Information Centre: Jobs Club coffee morning, help to find employment, careers advice, local training to improve skills or retrain 10am-12noon.

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.

WICKLEWOOD. Village Hall: Baby and Toddler Group 1.15-2.45pm £1.50 per family, first week free.

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

FITNESS

ATTLEBOROUGH. Methodist Church Hall, London Road: Ladies keep fit 1.45-3pm £2, 01953 607292.

Town Hall: Legs, bums and tums with special toning section 6.45-8pm £4.50, 01953 453123.

DISS. MG Fitness Studio, Shelfanger: Nordic walking class, book a space on 07825168065 9.30-10.30, 11am-12pm.

Infants School: Kickboxing, children 6-7pm, over 14/adults 7-8pm, info 01379 668438.

HETHERSETT. Church Hall: Tai chi and chi kung class, 8.30-9.30pm, relaxed and friendly session, 01603 810403.

WYMONDHAM. Central Hall: Total tone (7-8pm) and aerobics (8-9pm), 07920 091990.

Wymondham College Pool: Aquafit session, 7pm £4.

DANCES

HOXNE. St Edmund's Hall: Hoxon Hundred Morris Dancers practice, 7.30pm, 01379 643563 (Ron).

LONG STRATTON. Village Hall: Beginners line dancing 1.30-2.45pm £3.80, 01508 578071 (Tina).

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

EVENTS

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

Soma House, Station Road: Heritage Group members' room open 9.30am-3.30pm.

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

DISS. Denny Centre, Thomas Manning Road: Tai chi courses starts, to February 11, 2.45-3.45pm and 3.50-4.50pm £21 for course, 01379 640741 (Age Concern).

Pavilion by Diss Mere: Fit Together: Central Norfolk Health Walk (South Norfolk), edge of town two mile walk via Factory Lane and Long Meadow, 10.30am; information 01603 423377.

URC Hall: Baby Imps, inspiring sensory play sessions for babies and carers, 9.30-10.30am, advance booking group, 10.45-11.45am drop-in group, call Rachel Baker, 01379 640696 for further details.

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.

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.

FITNESS

ATTLEBOROUGH. Town Hall: Total body workout, age 16+, 6-7pm £4, 07921 651970.

DISS. United Reformed Church Hall: Antenatal yoga class, 6-7pm, 01379 677344.

Community Centre: Judo classes, juniors 6.30-7.45pm, ladies only 7.45-8.30pm, 07765 676930.

HETHERSETT. Methodist Church: Tai chi and Chi Kung, 7-8.30pm, beginners welcome, qualified instructor, 01603 810347.

LONG STRATTON. Leisure Centre: Qigong Chinese exercises for health and vitality, 7.30-9pm.

SYLEHAM. Village Hall: Self-defence children and adults' classes, juniors 6.30-7.30pm, seniors 7.30-9pm, 01379 668438.

WRENINGHAM. Village Hall: Yoga class for all abilities 10-11.30am.

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. Park Hotel: Norwich Salsa, 8pm £6, 07973 143323 (Nad).

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

HEMPNALL. Village Hall: Absolute beginners catch up line dancing 1.15-1.30pm free, beginners/improvers 1.30-2.45pm £3.50, 01508 578071

MULBARTON. Village Hall: Improvers/intermediates line dancing 7.30-9pm, 01508 578071.


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