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Diary - June 24-July 1

PUBLISHED: 18:52 22 June 2010 | UPDATED: 11:34 12 July 2010

THURSDAY, 24/06/2010

EVENTS

ATTLEBOROUGH. Snooker Club, Function Room: Slimming World Group, 5.30pm, 01508 489434.

Soma House, Station Road: Heritage Group members' room open 9.

THURSDAY

EVENTS

BRESSINGHAM. Blooms of Bressingham Garden Centre, Low Road: Insect and wildlife week, for gardeners interested in attracting insects and wildlife to their gardens, 01379 688585.

DISS. Corn Hall, St Nicholas Street: Film - Fish Tank (15), 8pm £4/students £2, 01379 652241.

WYMONDHAM. Fairland Hall: Wymondham Heritage Society, talk by Will Bowden - Rethinking Venta Icenorum: New Research at Caistor Roman Town, time tbc £1.50.

GIGS

BOTESDALE. The Greyhound: Buskers Night, 7.30pm, all musicians welcome.

HARLESTON. Apollo Club, Mendham Lane: John McNicholl (country), 8.30pm.

The Apollo Club, Mendham Lane: Country and Irish Show, cabaret style, featuring John McNicholl and his band, doors 7 for 7.45pm; £12, tickets 01502 715617.

FRIDAY

EVENTS

BRESSINGHAM. Blooms of Bressingham Garden Centre, Low Road: Insect and wildlife week, for gardeners interested in attracting insects and wildlife to their gardens, 01379 688585.

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

SHOWS

NEW BUCKENHAM. Village Hall: The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's Guild Dramatic Society Murder Mystery - New Buckenham Players, 8pm £6/concs £5, 01953 860320 or 861438.

WYMONDHAM. Wymondham High School, Folly Road: Fidder on the Roof (musical) - Livewire Opera Company, , 7.30pm £9/concs £8/children £4, 01953 851543 or from the Book Fountain, Whartons Court, Wymondham.

GIGS

BANHAM. The Barrel: Outathablues, 9pm £3.

TASBURGH. The Countryman, Ipswich Road: AJ, plus barbecue, 8.30pm.

WYMONDHAM. Ex Services Social Club: Tony Cann, 8.30pm.

SALES

DISS. TW Gaze auction rooms: Summer fine arts with antiques, 9.30am.

WYMONDHAM. Football Club: Country market, 8.45-11.15am.

SATURDAY, 26/06/2010

EVENTS

BRESSINGHAM. Blooms of Bressingham Garden Centre, Low Road: Insect and wildlife week, for gardeners interested in attracting insects and wildlife to their gardens, 01379 688585.

FORNCETT. Village Hall: Annual Gardening Show, organised by Forncett Diggers and Dibblers gardening club, various classes of flowers, fruit, vegetables, cookery, handicraft and photographs, 2pm.

GISSING. St Mary the Virgin Church: Flower Festival, based on the theme children's stories and nursery rhymes, 10am-6pm donations welcomed.

SAXLINGHAM NETHERGATE. St Marys: Summer Fete, refreshments, stalls, games etc, 2pm.

SWAINSTHORPE. Village Green: Village Fete, stalls, raffle, tombola, band, races and games, in aid of village community, 2pm.

WYMONDHAM. Phase 3 Common Room, Ogden Close: Coffee morning, bring and buy, coffee and cakes, raffle, bric-a-brac, 10am-noon.

SHOWS

NEW BUCKENHAM. Village Hall: The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's Guild Dramatic Society Murder Mystery - New Buckenham Players, 8pm £6/concs £5, 01953 860320 or 861438.

WYMONDHAM. Wymondham High School, Folly Road: Fidder on the Roof (musical) - Livewire Opera Company, , 7.30pm £9/concs £8/children £4, 01953 851543 or from the Book Fountain, Whartons Court, Wymondham.

CONCERTS

WYMONDHAM. Market Place: Wymondham High School Jazz Band, 10am.

Wymondham Abbey: The Romantic Cello, Chris Grist (cello) and Warren Mailley-Smith (piano) present a programme featuring Schumann, Mendelssohn, Rachmaninov and Bridge, 7.30pm.

GIGS

DISS. Corn Hall, St Nicholas Street: The Anna Mudeka Band, 8pm £10, 01379 652241.

WYMONDHAM. Browick Road Recreation Ground: Live 'n' Gigging, showcase for local youth bands and up-and-coming DJs, 12-6pm.

SALES

LITTLE ELLINGHAM. St Peter's Church: Home produce, plants, cakes, refreshments, raffle, 10am-12.

SUNDAY

EVENTS

ATTLEBOROUGH. Amoghasiddhi Buddhist Centre: Realising Our Potential; developing the supreme good heart, with an experienced teacher, 10.30am-5pm £25 includes a vegetarian lunch, book on 01953 451937.

The Grange, Hargham Road: Garden Party, stalls, raffle, teddies, cakes, tombola, cream teas and games, 2-4pm in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.

BRESSINGHAM. Blooms of Bressingham Garden Centre, Low Road: Insect and wildlife week, for gardeners interested in attracting insects and wildlife to their gardens, 01379 688585.

EAST CARLETON. Open Gardens Charity Event: Fiddlesticks Northwest Clog, Clog Dancing, 11am.

EYE. Thornham Walks Car Park, Thornham Magna: Volunteer Day, day of conservation work, tasks vary according to season, 10am-3pm.

GISSING. St Mary the Virgin Church: Flower Festival, based on the theme children's stories and nursery rhymes, 12.30-6pm donations welcomed.

LONG STRATTON. Goodies Farm Shop: Mind, Body and Spirit Day, spiritual retailers, readers, healers, tombola, refreshments, 10am-4pm 50p entrance fee.

NEEDHAM. Red Lion Pub: East Coast Harley Club Bike Show, show classes, trophies, music, hog roast, raffle and pub food, 1pm £2 entry in aid of East Anglian Air Ambulance and Help the Heroes charities.

RUSHALL. Furze House: An Unusual Local Garden, homemade strawberries and cream tea, plants and stalls, raffle, 3-5pm; £3.50 including tea, profits to Save the Children Diss and Hoxne Branch.

CONCERTS

WYMONDHAM. Kimberley Hall: Jane Austen's Musical England, Concert Royal recreates sound worlds of the baroque and classical eras drawn from Austen's music collection, 7.30pm tickets in advance £12/U18 £2 from The Book Fountain or festival office.

GIGS

HARLESTON. Apollo Rooms: Apollo Country Music Club presents Kalibre Band, 7-11pm £5/£4 members, 01379 854205.

THRANDESTON. Little Green: The AJ Experience, plus hog roast (all you can eat), 12.30pm, £8/children £4.50.

SALES

BANHAM. Banham Zoo: Car boot, 7am.

HETHERSETT. Village Hall: Garage Sale, car boot and table top sales, refreshments, trail maps to garage sales £1, 9am-1pm, for Hethersett High School funds.

Village Hall, Back Lane: Seventh annual Hethersett garage/car boot/table top, trail map for garage sales, 9am-1pm £1. Village garage, car boot and table top sale, 9am-1pm, trail maps £1, table top sale fully booked, booking required for car boot pitches (£5), 01603 812737.

MONDAY

EVENTS

ATTLEBOROUGH. Peter Beales Roses, London Road: An Evening with Beales Roses, Friends of John Innes Centre, 6.30-9pm; places must be reserved 01603 255328 or email dawn.barrett@bbsrc.ac.uk.

WYMONDHAM. Becketswell: Midsummer Jazz Picnic, DixieMix Jazz Band with top jazz musicians, bring own picnic and rugs, 6-9.30pm, free shuttle bus service from the Central Hall car park 5.45-9.15pm.

TUESDAY

EVENTS

ATTLEBOROUGH. Connaught Hall: Cash bingo, bar, 7.30pm.

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

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

Fairland Church Centre: Rotary Music Lecture, with Liz Jones, a practising performer, music teacher and music therapist will explain how music can be used to help people communicate and explore their particular challenges and issues, 8pm.

Ex-Servicemen's Club: Bingo 7.30pm.

WEDNESDAY

EVENTS

ATTLEBOROUGH. Amoghasiddhi Buddhist Centre, Cyprus House, Queens Square: Meditation, 12-1pm £4.50, 01953 451937.

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

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

HOXNE. St Edmunds Hall: Life drawing course, 1.30-4pm £9 for one session, 01379 668552.

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

WICKLEWOOD. Village Hall: Babies and toddlers, 1.15-2.45pm £1.50 per family, includes refreshments, first week free, 01953 600396.

WYMONDHAM. North Wymondham Community Centre, Lime Tree Avenue: Tai chi, 7-8.30pm, 01842 878246 (Sally).

CONCERTS

WYMONDHAM. Wymondham Abbey: The Art Of Sound, John Law (piano), Sam Burgess (bass) and Asaf Sirkis (drums), 7.30pm tickets in advance £8/U18 £2 from The Book Fountain or festival office.

THURSDAY

EVENTS

ATTLEBOROUGH. Snooker Club, Function Room: Slimming World Group, 5.30pm, 01508 489434.

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

DISS. Angel Café: Life drawing course, beginners to advanced, 1.30-4pm £9 for one session, 01379 668552.

United Reformed Church: The University of the Third Age, Chris Barringer.

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.

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

CONCERTS

WYMONDHAM. Wymondham Abbey: Duo Contra, Kitt Garner (trumpet), Isobel White (harp), 7.30pm tickets in advance £8/U18 £2 from The Book Fountain or festival office.

DANCES

BROCKDISH. Village Hall: Ballroom and sequence dance to Pete's Melodies, 2-4.15pm £2.50 includes refreshments.

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

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

SPOONER ROW. Village Hall: Modern jive with the Jive Club, beginners and improvers 8.30-10.30pm £5, first night free, 01953 455500.


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