What’s on where: West Norfolk leisure listings Friday, December 16

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FESTIVE EVENTS

LYNN: St Nicholas’ Chapel:

Wednesday, 7.30pm, 600 Years of Christmas music, songs and stories with the historical musicians Green Matthews, tickets £13 adults, £11 concs, 01223 324442.

Plantation Wood, Parkway, Gaywood:

Tuesday, 10.30am-12, Christmas celebration, Angels and Shepherds, free for families joining in with Friends of Plantation Wood and St Faith’s Church, 01553 772798.

True’s Yard:

Continuing to December 23 (daily 10am-4pm Tues-Sat), Christmas in the North End exhibition;

Thursday, 11am, Christmas quiz, entry £4 per person which will include home-made treats and hot drink.

Lynn TIC Custom House:

Continuing to December 31, festive memorabilia exhibition for all the family; carol singing around the Christmas tree from 11am on Saturday.

Lynn Museum:

Continuing to December 23, Christmas trail.

Salvation Army, Wellesley Street:

Sunday, 10.30am, Carol service.

BARROWAY DROVE: Village Hall:

Saturday, 7.30pm, Christmas bingo in aid of hall funds.

DOWNHAM: Methodist church:

Saturday, 7pm, Christmas concert with Singers Inspired in aid of Norfolk cancer charity Big C, tickets £5 adults, £2 children to include refreshments, on the door or from Lewks.

FAKENHAM: Parish church:

Saturday, 7.30pm, Concert with Fakenham Choral Society, tickets £12, under 18s free, on the door or call 01485 544335.

FLITCHAM: Community Centre:

Wednesday, 8pm, An evening of story telling, poems and music, call 01485 600948 for further information

HEACHAM: Old Friends’ Hall:

Saturday, 6pm, Victorian family Christmas magic lantern show, tickets £4 on the door, 01485 579465.

HOLKHAM: Holkham Hall:

Friday, 4-8pm, Candlelight tours, adults £16, children £10, to include refreshments;

Saturday to Tuesday, 10am to 4.45pm, An audience with Father Christmas, tickets £16 to include refreshments.

OUTWELL: St Clement’s Church:

Saturday, 10am-4pm, Christmas tree festival, stalls, draw and refreshments; Sunday, 3pm, Carol service.

SNETTISHAM: Salvation Army:

Sunday, 3pm, Carol service, free admission and all welcome.

STOW BRIDGE: Village Hall:

Saturday, 8-11pm, Christmas dance, live music with Stuart Burr, ballroom, Latin and popular sequence, contact 07925 152252 for tickets £6 per person.

SWAFFHAM: Community Centre:

Saturday, 7.30pm, Christmas Ceilidh in aid of the Escape Project, tickets £5, 01760 720302.

EXHIBITIONS

LYNN: Groundwork Gallery:

Continuing to Saturday, 11am-4pm, Out of the Wood with works by ten artists.
Town Hall:

Stories of Lynn, open daily, 10am to 4.30pm, £5, children and concessions £3.50, family £13.50.
Lynn Museum:
Continuing, Little Lives: Snapshots of Childhood covering two centuries from 1800 to the present day, 10am-5pm Tuesday to Saturday, noon-4pm Sunday, 01553 775001.

BURNHAM MARKET: The Hoste:
Continuing, Remember Nelson, free, on Norfolk’s seafaring hero, daily from 10am-5pm.
SWAFFHAM: Arts Lounge Gallery, Market Place:

Continuing to December 22, Watercolours by Ian King (of Anglia TV King and Country fame), glassware by Lynn Baker.

FAMILY

LYNN: Lynn Library:

Friday, 2-5pm, Job help free drop-in session;

Friday, 6-7pm, Friday night monthly book club;

Saturday, 10am-2pm, Family history help, book a free place on 01553 772568;

Monday, 10-10.30am, Baby bounce and rhyme time;

Monday, 2.30-3.30pm, Just a Cuppa free drop-in session;

Tuesday, 10.30-11.30am, Share and reminisce with your festive fables and rhymes, festive refreshments available;

Tuesday, 10.30am-12, Colouring yourself calm;

Tuesday, 2.30-4pm, Time Traveller, reminisce and share memories of Lynn’s past over a cup of tea, free session, 01553 772568;

Wednesday, 10am-12, Scrabble club;

Thursday, 10-10.30am, Baby bounce and rhyme time;

Thursday, 10.30-11.30am, Pre-school activities.

Gaywood Library:

Friday, 2.30-4.30pm, Stress-free colouring;

Monday, 10am-12, Scrabble group;

Tuesday, 10.30-11am, Weekly rhyme time.

St John’s Church, The Walks:

Tuesday, 10am-12, Welcome Inn church cafe.

DERSINGHAM: Library:

Monday, 1.30-3pm, Scrabble club;

Monday, 6-7pm, Monthly book club, 01485 540181;

Wednesday, 10.30-11.30am, Just a cuppa free drop-in session;

Wednesday, 2-4pm, Tablet helpdesk, must book, 01485 540181;

Thursday, 10.30am-12, Knit and natter.

DOCKING: Ripper Hall:

Wednesday, 9am-1pm, Produce and craft weekly market.

DOWNHAM: Downham Library:

Friday, 10am-12, Brew and banter drop-in session;

Monday, 1-4pm, Get digital tablet course final session;

Tuesday, 9.30am-1pm, Healthwatch Norfolk, local independent consumer champion;

Tuesday, 1-3pm, Scrabble club;

Wednesday, 10.30-11.30am, Reminisce with your festive fables and rhymes, festive refreshments available;

Wednesday, 1.30-3pm, Knit and natter.

FAKENHAM: Library:

Wednesday, 10-10.45am, Rhyme time;

Thursday, 2-4pm, Scrabble club.

FLITCHAM: Community Centre:

Friday, 9.30-11.30am, Weekly coffee morning;

Saturday, 7.30pm, Fish and chip meal night, 01485 600703.

HUNSTANTON: Library:

Monday, 2.30-3.30pm, Monthly book group, new members welcome, 01485 532280.

SWAFFHAM: Library:

Friday, 10.15-11am, Bounce and rhyme time;

Tuesday, 11am-12, Christmas crafts for children, free event for children three and over.

WATLINGTON: Village Hall:

Friday, 9.30am-12, WI’s monthly Rainbow Cafe.

FUNDRAISING

DERSINGHAM: Scout and Guide HQ, Manor Road:

Saturday, 10am-12, Coffee morning and draw, stalls etc, proceeds in aid of HQ maintenance, 01485 544753.

HILGAY: Good Companions:

Tuesday, 7.30pm, cash bingo.

NARBOROUGH: Community Centre:

Fridays, 7.45pm, bingo, for funds.

ST GERMANS: Memorial Hall:

Friday, 7.30pm, bingo, in aid of hall funds, 01553 617550.

SNETTISHAM: Memorial Hall:

Friday, 7.30pm, bingo, in aid of hall funds.

The Paddocks:

Tuesday, 7.30pm, eyes down for charity bingo.

Salvation Army Centre, Alma Road:

Thursday, 10am-noon, coffee morning and stalls.

STOKE FERRY: Village Hall:

Sunday 7.30pm, All cash bingo in aid of hall funds.

SWAFFHAM: Assembly Rooms:

Fridays, 9am-2pm, indoor market, free entry, 01760 725499.

TERRINGTON ST JOHN: Scout Hall:

Saturday, 7pm, charity bingo.

WEREHAM: Village Hall:

Wednesday, 7.30pm, bingo, in aid of hall funds, 01366 500218

MEETINGS

LYNN: Ouse Sailing Club, Ferry Lane:

Wednesday, 8.30pm, Renaissance Singles social club.

Providence Street Community Centre:

Wednesday, 7-9pm, Fenland Ukeleles (Flukes) group.

12th Scout Hut, Beulah Street:

Sunday, 1-6pm, King’s Lynn Roleplay and Wargames Club, 07704 161890.

RBL Club, Tower Street:

Sunday, 10.30am, Royal Norfolk and Royal Anglian Social and Welfare Club, 01553 840712.

SNETTISHAM: Memorial Hall:

Thursday, 8pm, Torc Sequence Dance Club.

STOW BRIDGE: Village Hall:

Wednesday, 7.30pm, Jive survivors dance group, 01553 617392

TILNEY ALL SAINTS: Coach & Horses:

Thursday, 8pm, King’s Lynn Kruisers, classic, custom and American vehicle enthusiasts.

TILNEY ST LAWRENCE: Village Hall:

Sunday, 7.30-10.30pm, Jive survivors dance group, 01553 617392.

WEST WINCH: William Burt Centre:

Tuesday 2-4pm, New-Lynn Dance Club, admission £3, 01553 760632.

Village Hall:

Tuesday, 7pm, King’s Lynn Photography Club.

The Winch:

Wednesday, 8pm, West Norfolk Motorcycle Action Group.

PUBS & CLUBS

DERSINGHAM: Coach and Horses:

Thursday, quiz night, cash prize, 01485 540391.

DOWNHAM CLUB, Paradise Road:

Thursday, 7.30pm, bingo, 01366 382246.

HEACHAM: Fox & Hounds:

Thursday, 9.30pm, quiz night, 01485 570345.

HUNSTANTON: Waterside Bar:

Thursday, 9pm, quiz night, free, 01485 535810.

SHOULDHAM: King’s Arms:

Monday, 3-5pm, Knitters and natters.

SWAFFHAM: Conservative Club:

Wednesday, 7.30pm, bingo.

THEATRES & MUSIC

LYNN: Corn Exchange:

Continuing to December 31, Pantomime fun with Cinderella, call the box office on 01553 764864 for ticket and performance details.

St Nicholas’ Chapel:

Saturday, 7.30pm, King’s Lynn Festival Choir present Handel’s Messiah, with guest soloists, tickets £25, under 18s £12.50, 01553 764864.

Arts Centre:

Friday and Saturday at 7.30pm, Noise and Chance School of Dance present R‘n’J Ballet Couture, £12.50, concs £11.50, 01553 764864.

HUNSTANTON: Princess Theatre:

Continuing to January 1, Jack and the Beanstalk pantomime fun, call the box office on 01485 532252 for ticket and performance details.

WESTACRE: Westacre Theatre:

Friday and Saturday, 7.30pm, Westacre Theatre Company present A Christmas Carol, performances continue from Wednesday, call the box office on 01760 755800 for ticket and performance details.

WALKS & TOURS

LYNN: Norfolk Area Ramblers’ Association, Lynn Group (info@kingslynnramblers.org):

Saturday, 10am, Oxborough and Gooderstone 5.5 miles, led by Maureen and Roy 01553 278469;

Tuesday, 10am, Gaywood area 6 miles, led by Barbara and Ken, 01553 767157;

Wednesday, 1.30pm, Castle Rising area leisurely 3.5 miles, led by Ray, 01328 838822;

Thursday, 10am, Castle Acre and Lexham 6 miles, led by Alan B 01760 444033.

West Norfolk Walking for Health:

Walks co-ordinator Mick Donoghue 078577 17768.

Monday, 10.30am, Dersingham grade 3 walk, meet Coach and Horses.

TWALK, Denver and Downham walk and talk group:

Walks start at 10am. Contact Ken: 01366 382310.

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, meet outside Denver Village Hall; Wednesday and Friday, meet outside Downham Library.