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Group learn a range of things about museums at Downham Market centre

A Rangers group paid a visit to Discover Downham Heritage and Learning Centre last week to see if they had what it takes to be a museum curator.

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Micro:bit Jam at Downham Market Library. Pictured Third from left  Librarian Elenor Parkin with Volunteers FLtoR Liam Leonard. Doug White. Lorna Hammond. with children .

Kids given micro taste of coding at Downham Market library

Youngsters were given the chance to learn how to code a micro-computer and create their own games at a session at Downham Library on Monday.

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Over 60s open day, Trues Yard Museum
left to right Pam Goodwin, Kate Jackman, Lindsey Bavin and Maureen Fowler

Secrets of the past on show during museum open day in King’s Lynn

A Lynn museum has held a special open day for some of the town’s older residents.

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Swaffham Lions Annual Pancake Races, this years event held inside the Assembly Rooms do to the Weather conditions outside.
Action from the Pancake Racing at Swaffham

Pancake fun and fundraising in West Norfolk

There was plenty of pancake-themed fun to be had as community groups across our area marked Shrove Tuesday this week.

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Opening of Kings Lynn Mart by West Norfolk Mayor Carol Bower

Delight as King’s Lynn Mart opens for business

Lynn’s historic Mart has opened this afternoon, with hundreds of people gathering in the Tuesday Market Place for the occasion.

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King's Lynn public library.

Libraries in West Norfolk need more volunteers to continue scheme

Libraries in West Norfolk need more volunteers to enable them to continue a scheme which teaches residents vital reading skills.

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Love in the air at King’s Lynn shopping centre

Love in the air at King’s Lynn shopping centre

Families flocked to a Lynn shopping centre at the weekend to make something special for a loved one ahead of Valentine’s Day.

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Stradsett Country Rally. Pictured vintage Tractors entering the arena.

Stradsett Rally saved after agreement with estate hosts

A deal has been reached to save a popular West Norfolk event which had been facing closure.

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Annual lecture to pay tribute

Tickets are now on sale for the Lynn Town Guides’ annual fundraising lecture in memory of their founder, Diana Bullock.

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Belly dancing taster workshop at Downham Library

It’s strictly come belly dancing in aisles at Downham Market Library

Visitors to Downham Library got into the swing of things when they took part in a belly dancing taster session on Saturday.

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65 years since the cruel sea struck Hunstanton

Tomorrow it will be 65 years since the worst flooding of modern times struck Hunstanton and the rest of England’s east coast.

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Vision of vegetables at Westacre Theatre

Westacre Theatre is hosting an exhibition by rising star artist Andy Williams until March.

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MLNF Jimmy Osmond.

Jimmy Osmond’s Princess tribute

Jimmy Osmond, who celebrated his 50th anniversary in the music business in 2016, brings his hugely popular show − A Tribute to Andy Williams: Moon River and Me − to the Princess Theatre in Hunstanton on Sunday, February 4.

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Fairy tales told at Lynn Arts Centre in Iolanthe

The West Norfolk Gilbert & Sullivan Society will stage “Iolanthe”, perhaps the most sparkling of the Savoy operas, at the Lynn Arts Centre, King Street, next week.

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Chinese New Year theme for King’s Lynn shopping centre Saturday Club

Chinese New Year theme for King’s Lynn shopping centre Saturday Club

The first Saturday club of 2018 in Lynn’s Vancouver Quarter shopping centre will take place tomorrow.

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Launch of new History of King's Lynn book left to right Kings Lynn Mayor Carol Bower, Colleen OBrien, Rebecca Rees and Lindsey Bavin

New book to ensure history is not a thing of the past for King’s Lynn schoolchildren

From the charter of Lynn to the plague, and witchcraft to the world wars – hundreds of youngsters will now be able to learn more about their town’s history thanks to a new book.

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Students of the College of West Anglia showcase work at Greyfriars Art Space, King's Lynn
Art and Design Exhibition " Show Offs" 
Joel Vernon-Wood with his exhibit ...Bonnie and Clyde

College students Show Off talents at King’s Lynn exhibition

College of West Anglia students have been displaying their creative talents at an exhibition in Lynn this week.

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Canon Christopher Ivory launching an appeal at King's Lynn Minster for renovation work on the North Chancel Clere story windows  (10 in total)

King’s Lynn Minster secures Heritage Lottery windfall, but support still needed to meet £160k project shortfall

Work on major renovations and improvements to King’s Lynn Minster is set to begin next month, after a £218,000 Heritage Lottery grant was secured for the project.

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Coding Club for 8 to 11 year olds being held at  Gaywood Library 
Henry Gosnell (8) with his mum Jen Gosnell

Computer coding club comes to Gaywood Library

Youngsters in West Norfolk are invited to take part in computer coding sessions at Gaywood Library from February.

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Black Dog by Simon Corbin

King’s Lynn author recalls haunting journey in Black Dog

Author Simon Corbin from Lynn is launching a book based on one of his haunting experiences on the A149.

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