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Diary June 18-24

PUBLISHED: 20:07 16 June 2009 | UPDATED: 11:07 12 July 2010

THURSDAY, 18/06/2009

EVENTS

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

BESTHORPE. The Compass Centre: Heart-singing for those who love to sing, non-performing group, 10am-12pm, for further information call 01953 717844 or 07956 609450.

THURSDAY, 18/06/2009

EVENTS

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

BESTHORPE. The Compass Centre: Heart-singing for those who love to sing, non-performing group, 10am-12pm, for further information call 01953 717844 or 07956 609450.

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

DISS. The Methodist Church Hall, Victoria Road: Norfolk and Norwich Association for the Blind, Enhanced Vision and Hagger exhibit 10am-2pm.

DANCES

ATTLEBOROUGH. Scout Hall, Statiion Road: Ballroom and Latin practice session, 7.30-9pm £3.25.

Scouts Hall, Station Road: Ballroom and Latin practice, 7.30-9pm £3.25, 01953 455500 (Sandra).

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.

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

DISS. Park Hotel, Denmark Street: Norwich Salsa, 7.45pm £6/NUS £5, 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: Line dancing, beginners/improvers 7.30pm, intermediates/improvers 8.30-10pm £3.50, 01508 578071.

SPOONER ROW. Village Hall: Le Roc modern jive with the Jive Cub, beginners and improvers 8.30-10pm £5, 01953 455500 (Sandra).

TIVETSHALL ST MARY. Village Hall: Old Time Dancing (with instruction if necessary) 7.30-10pm £2 per person, 01379 741453.

FRIDAY, 19/06/2009

EVENTS

CARLETON RODE. Parish Church: Festival of Quilts and Flowers, refreshments available, 10am-5pm.

WINFARTHING. Village Hall: Nursery open day 9am-3pm free admission.

WYMONDHAM. Ex-Servicemen's Club, Friarscroft Lane: Evening of Clairvoyance with Sally Taylor, 7.30-9.30pm £5, 01603 873396 or on door.

CONCERTS

DISS. Parish Church of Saint Mary the Virgin: Lunch time concert Two's Company (piano and organ), 12.30pm entrance free but donations for the church welcome, followed by ploughman's lunch in hall £3.

GIGS

BANHAM. Barrel: Faith, 8pm £3.

WINGFIELD. Wingfield Barn: Blues night with Mr Keith Little (USA) and the Dave Thomas Band, 7.30pm £15, 01379 384505.

WORTHAM. The Dolphin: Walkway.

DANCES

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: Argentine tango for beginners/improvers, 7-8.20pm £5. Le Roc modern jive with the Jive Cub, beginners and improvers 8.30-10pm £5, 01953 455500 (Sandra).

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

SALES

DISS. Corn Hall: Antique collectors' fair, 8.30am-3.30pm.

TW Gaze Auction Rooms: Antiques auction, 10am.

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

SATURDAY, 20/06/2009

EVENTS

CARLETON RODE. Parish Church: Festival of Quilts and Flowers, refreshments available, 10am-5pm.

DISS. Fair Green: Locally sourced cream teas (3pm) accompanied by acoustic music (4pm) organised by the Fair Green Neighbourhood Association in conjunction with the Slow Food Group.

FORNCETT ST MARY. Forncett Industrial Steam Museum: Forncett Fete, stalls, games, raffle, face painting and more, 2-4.30pm.

GARBOLDISHAM. Village, School and Church: Summer fair, flower festival and exhibition of childhood toys and memorabilia (church) 10am-6pm £2.50; school fair with dancing and crowning of June Queen (10.30am), inflatables and barbecue, 11am-1pm; Scarecrow trail, entry £5, 01953 688366.

HETHERSETT. Woodside First and Infant School, Firs Road: Traditional summer fair, stalls, bouncy castle, fire engine, games, barbecue, 11am-2pm adults 50p.

Village Hall: Quiz night, teams of up to eight. Raffle and usual quiz game during breaks. Some nibbles available, bring own food and drink if required, 7 for 7.30pm start £5 per person. Contact email kilitrek@tiscalli.co.uk for more information. Four charities benefitting, East Anglian Air Ambulance, Macmillan Cancer Support, Barnardo's and Great Ormand Street Hospital.

LITTLE ELLINGHAM. St Peter's Church: Flower festival, 10.30-5pm.

LITTLE MELTON. Parish church: Pigs Might Fly Fete, stalls, games, barbecue and fun, 12-4pm.

RUSHALL. Village: Garden fete, games and amusements, donkeys, wood-turning demonstration, vintage tractors, bell ringing etc, 2-5pm.

STOW BEDON. Stow Bedon Hall, Lower Stow Bedon: Stow Bedon and Breckles Village Fete, stalls, games, jazz band, refreshments, 2-4pm; proceeds the two parish churches and local charities.

THUXTON. Parish Church: Family fete, stalls, games etc, sorry no dogs, 2-4.30pm.

WEYBREAD. The Paddocks, near the church: Traditional village fete, games, maypole dancing, barbeque, stalls 6-9pm.

WYMONDHAM. Market Place: Wymondham Afternoon Women's Institute charity stall 9am-12noon.

High School Studio Theatre: Three course workshop in samba drumming led by sabarista Hej Jones, suitable for all ages/abilities (seven plus), 10am-2.30pm £15 for all sessions. Booking essential on 07853 159353.

CONCERTS

CARLETON RODE. Parish Church: Festival Concert featuring D'Capo, a summer medley to suit all tastes, 7.30pm £4 including light refreshments, 01953 860294 or 789386.

DISS. Park overlooking the Mere: Proms In The Park open air concert arranged by Diss and District Rotary Club

WYMONDHAM. Wymondham Abbey: Veya Saxophone Quartet, 7.30pm £10 advance/£12 on door, under 18s £4, 01963 601939.

GIGS

BROCKDISH. King's Head: Mulberry Hawk, 8.30pm.

DANCES

WILBY, EYE. Village Hall: Ballroom and sequence to music by Dick Rose, 8pm £4.

WRENINGHAM. Village Hall: Dance to live music by Gemini (50s-60s), 8.15pm £5.50; for hall funds.

SALES

DISS. TW Gaze Auction Rooms: Modern Design auction, 10am.

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

PULHAM ST MARY. Village Hall: Jumble, 2.30pm; for hall funds.

SUTON. Great Expectations, London Road: Car book sale, free parking, 12noon (sellers set up 11am) free entry.

SUNDAY, 21/06/2009

EVENTS

BRESSINGHAM. Bressingham Steam Museum and Gardens: Ambulance Service Responder Day, services vehicles and kit display, CPR demonstrations, blood pressure checks for Dads, fake wounds available for small donation, from 10am included in normal admission.

CARLETON RODE. Parish Church: Festival of Quilts and Flowers, refreshments available, 11am-5pm.

DISS. Diss Town Football Club, Brewers Green Lane: Diss Town Carnival and Fun Day, procession, fun day, music, displays and food, from 12 noon £2 advance/£3 on gate, accompanied under 16s free, tickets from Diss Tourist Information Centre, Town Council and town shops.

FLORDON. Village: Open gardens, nine gardens, church and Little Hen Rescue, 12-6.30pm £3.50/children free; proceeds St Michael's Church.

GARBOLDISHAM. Village and Church: Summer fair, flower festival and exhibition of childhood toys and memorabilia (church) 10am-6pm £2.50; Songs of Praise, 6.30pm; Scarecrow trail, entry £5, 01953 688366.

HETHEL. Memorial Exhibition Museum: Father's Day special, Classic Team Lotus display, ren-enactors, stalls, refreshments, car boot (bookings 01508 578665/01953 607147), 10am-4pm free.

LITTLE ELLINGHAM. St Peter's Church: Flower festival, 10.30-5pm.

MELLIS. St Mary's Church: Songs of Praise for Summer, A Celebration of the Natural World with readings from Notes from Walnut Tree Farm by Roger Deakin, refreshments, 6pm.

ROCKLAND ST PETER. Rylstone, Bell Road: Strawberry garden party, gardens, strawberries and cakes, 2-5pm £1; proceeds St Peter's Church.

STARSTON. Greenacres, Rushall Road: Mid-summer open air breakfast, raffle and tombola, large meadow for children to play, reservations on 01379 853486, 8.30am-1pm £5, under 12s £3; proceeds Big C.

TIBENHAM. Parish Church: Churches visit, taking in Aslacton, Great Moulton and Tivetshall St Margaret Churches, 2.30pm.

WOODRISING. Pact Animal Sanctuary: Open day, meet 600 rescued animals and birds, games, tombola and refreshments available, 12.30-4pm £3 per car.

GIGS

DISS. Park Hotel: The Silver Dollar Club presents Country Law, doors 7pm, music 7.30-10.30pm £5.

MENDHAM. Sir Alfred Munnings: Buskers (traditional acoustic folk), 2-4pm.

PULHAM MARKET. Crown: Mulberry Hawk, 2-5pm.

SAXLINGHAM THORPE. Mill Inn: Buskers and Barbecue, 3pm.

SALES

ATTLEBOROUGH. Connaught Hall, Station Road: Car boot, 7am-2pm pitches £tba; information and bookings on 01953 878090.

MONDAY, 22/06/2009

EVENTS

BERGH APTON. Anteros Arts Centre, Loddon Road: Summer art and craft exhibition, artworks for sale, refreshments available, 11am-5pm free.

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

Park Hotel: 1st Diss Film Festival - Great Expectations (1946), 8pm £4/members £3/under 18s free, 01379 668875, Diss Information Centre or on door.

EYE. Tacon Close: Royal British Legion WS coffee evening 7pm.

DANCES

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

DISS. Corn Hall: Monterey Line Dance Club, improvers 7.15pm, 01379 651773 (Melissa).

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.

TUESDAY, 23/06/2009

EVENTS

STRADBROKE. Community Centre, Wilby Road: Suffolk Family History Society talk by Jeanne Bunting on using census indexes, 7.30pm £2, non members welcome.

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. Ex-Servicemen's Club: Bingo 7.30pm.

SHOWS

WYMONDHAM. Central Hall, Back Lane: Showbitz - Songs from the Shows, 8pm £9/children £4, tickets from the Book Fountain, Whartons Court, Wymondham (01953 603663).

DANCES

DISS. DC3, Diss Christian Community Church, Vinces Road: Monterey Line Dance Club, improvers 2pm, 01379 651773 (Melissa).

SPOONER ROW. Village Hall: Ballroom and Latin, improvers 8.15-10pm, 01953 455500 (Sandra).

WICKLEWOOD. Village Hall: Adults Ballroom and Latin American Ballroom dancing classes, intermediate 7.30-8.30pm £4, novice 8.30-9.30pm £4, 07766 751545 (Donna).

WYMONDHAM. Fairland Hall: 50 plus beginners/improvers line dancing 1.30-2.45pm £3.50 inc refreshments, 01508 578071.

WEDNESDAY, 24/06/2009

EVENTS

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

EAST HARLING. Rudd Room, Sports and Social Club: Harling Social Support Group, movement to music with Diana, 10.30am.

GIGS

WEYBREAD. Crown: Open mic night, 8pm.

WRENINGHAM. Bird in the Hand: Nappertandy (traditional Irish folk), 8.30pm.

DANCES

DISS. Corn Hall: Monterey Line Dance Club, beginners 7pm, improvers 8.05pm, 01379 651773 (Melissa).

LONG STRATTON. Village Hall: 50 plus absolute beginners line dancing 1.30-2.45pm £3.50, 01508 78071.

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, 25/06/2009

EVENTS

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

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

DISS. Corn Hall: 1st Diss Film Festival - The Entertainer (1960), 8pm £4/members £3/under 18s free, 01379 668875, Diss Information Centre or on door.

HETHERSETT. Village Hall, Back Lane: More deadly than. Murder Mystery Play and Supper, 7.30pm £10 including fish supper, email Players2004@hethersettplayers.co.uk.

WYMONDHAM. Fairland Hall: Heritage Society talk on life at sea in Nelson's navy by Peter Ransome 7.30pm.

SHOWS

REDGRAVE. Parish Church: The Merry Wives of Windsor (comedy) by Shakespeare - WARTS, 7.30pm £7/concs £5, 01379 898548.

DANCES

ATTLEBOROUGH. Scout Hall, Statiion Road: Ballroom and Latin practice session, 7.30-9pm £3.25.

Scouts Hall, Station Road: Ballroom and Latin practice, 7.30-9pm £3.25, 01953 455500 (Sandra).

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, Denmark Street: Norwich Salsa, 7.45pm £6/NUS £5, 07973 143323 (Nad).

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

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

SPOONER ROW. Village Hall: Le Roc modern jive with the Jive Cub, beginners and improvers 8.30-10pm £5, 01953 455500 (Sandra).


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