Arts & Screen

Castle Acre Priory visitors are quick on the draw

Visitors to the Castle Acre Priory, near Swaffham had the chance to get creative at the weekend as the site hosted a Big Draw weekend.

Stella Langley (left) and Pat Higgins, Friends Art Group members who organised the fair ANL-161025-135451001

Heacham art group helps hospice at first exhibition

A group of friends, who were keen to learn how to paint, have just held their first exhibition in aid of the Norfolk Hospice Tapping House.

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Horrors to drop into King’s Lynn for Halloween celebration

Families are being invited to get dressed up and head to the heart of Lynn for a Halloween spooktacular later this month.

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The final sketches of a brave Brancaster officer

Extraordinary sketches and paintings made by a young Brancaster artillery officer killed during the Second World War are to be published for the first time.

Hallowe’en screening for cult film at King’s Lynn Majestic

Hallowe’en screening for cult film at King’s Lynn Majestic

Are you ready for this? A special screening of the original spectacularly spooky The Rocky Horror Picture Show is planned for Hallowe’en night on Monday, October 31, at Lynn’s Majestic Cinema.

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Artist Cas Holmes, centre, with people who attended the workshop at Eau Brink Studio. ANL-161020-160431001

Artist teaches art of recycling at Tilney All Saints studio

Internationally renowned artist Cas Holmes was at Eau Brink Studio in Tilney All Saints last weekend to share creative ideas at two workshops.

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Nostalgic toy event at King’s Lynn Museum

Toys and games lovers are being urged to attend a nostalgic display at Lynn Museum on Wednesday.

Members of Downham and District Round Table present a �2,000 cheque to The Big C - money the group raised from last year's Fireworks display at Denver. Photo: submitted. ANL-161018-094854001

Downham Market bonfire funds donated to charity

Members of a club in Downham have presented a cheque to a local charity, with money raised from an event they held last year.

Students at Southery Academy with borough mayor David Whitby celebrating its harvest festival. Photo: CWA ANL-161017-163347001

Mayor joins Southery pupils for harvest assembly

Students at Southery Academy were joined by borough mayor David Whitby on Friday, October 7 for a special school assembly celebrating the harvest season.

Nelson Academy's international food evening. Pictured are, from left (adults): Yakeina Gomes, Peter Sekatawa, Gill Sekatawa, Rosie Godbold and Urafat Klaison. Children, from left: Kamonde, Miriam, Charlotte and Jamie. Photo: CWA ANL-161018-124343001

Downham Market school goes around the world in a number of plates

Nelson Academy have hosted an International Food Evening, designed to get local families socialising and to open children’s eyes to the foods of different cultures.

Debut exhibition for Friends Art Group at Heacham

Debut exhibition for Friends Art Group at Heacham

Members of the relatively newly-formed Friends Art Group at Heacham are preparing for their first exhibition which will be held on Saturday and Sunday, combining it with craft stalls.

Fifteen-year-old Hannah Williams has an art exhibition at Greyfriars Art Space in Lynn

Teenager’s charity exhibition at Greyfriars Art Space in King’s Lynn

Visitors to a new exhibition at the Greyfriars Art Space in Lynn can help in the charitable work of a talented young artist.

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Wodehouse Road junction in Old Hunstanton

Old Hunstanton, PG Wodehouse and a story of ‘buried treasure’

Every summer thousands of visitors access Old Hunstanton Beach down Sea Lane between The LeStrange Arms and Wodehouse Road.

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Local performance acts took part in the Britain's Got Talent auditions at the Alive Corn Exchange in King's Lynn. ANL-161019-101709009

Search for future stars gets underway in King’s Lynn

It was an evening of variety in Lynn on Tuesday as the Britain’s Got Talent auditions came to town.

Swaffham Camera Club exhibition at Swaffham Community Centre
Club secretary Steve Ward (right) with club members LtoR, Christine Frost, Douglas Winward, Graham Frost, Jack Mitchell with the exhibition. ANL-161015-171203009

Swaffham club members step out from behind the camera

They’re more used to being behind the lens, but members of the Swaffham Camera Club showed off some of the fruits of their labours in the town at the weekend.

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Historic King’s Lynn buildings need volunteers

Volunteers are needed to help run some of Lynn’s most historic buildings – and there are a huge range of roles available.


Work on King’s Lynn Custom House is completed

Work on a major revamp at one of King’s Lynn’s landmark buildings has been completed.

Eastgate Academy, King's Lynn official opening of  their new-look and very colourful library.
Donna Hubbard who is the School Librarian, officially opens the new look library. ANL-161013-162447009

Newly-refurbished library opened at Eastgate Academy

Eastgate Academy students at Lynn are celebrating following the opening of their newly-refurbished library.

Gaywood Library with Poly Parrot. Pictured Mandy Hartley ( Little Story Telling Company ) with children at Gaywood Library. ANL-160810-113932009

A swashbuckling day for some young pirates in King’s Lynn

Youngsters have been learning all about the swashbuckling lives of pirates at Gaywood Library at the weekend.

Clenchwarton Author Harold Smith and Paula Hall (Chief Executive The Purfleet Trust), with copies of the book, More Paws For Thought, all proceeds from the book being donated to the trust. ANL-161110-125124009

Book to have paws-itive effect for King’s Lynn charity

An 87-year-old man from Clenchwarton has written a book, all of the proceeds of which will go to a Lynn-based charity.

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