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LYNN: Greyfriars Art Space:

Continuing, Bizarre Bazaar, Monday-Saturday 10am to 4pm until Saturday, December 5.

Lynn Museum:

Continuing, Art of the Mart, Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm.

DERSINGHAM: Various locations:

Saturday and Sunday, 10am-4pm, seven studios open for Dersingham Christmas art trail, maps from Dersingham Pottery, 48 Chapel Road.

NARBOROUGH: Narborough Hall:

Continuing to Sunday, 11am-4pm, “Fragments” and more by Bridget Riley.

WESTACRE: Westacre Theatre:

Continuing to January 2, prints by Jo Pluckrose and Steven Skipper.


LYNN: Stuart House Hotel:

Sunday, 11.30am-4.30pm, free entry to Rainbow Festival’s festive fair.

Gaywood Library:

Friday: 10am-12noon, Knit and Knatter; 2.30-4.30pm, Colouring-in group for adults; Monday, 10am-12noon Scrabble club; Tuesday, 10.30-11am, Baby Bounce and Rhyme Time; Tuesday, 2-5pm, Tablets for the terrified, help with using an iPad;

HUNSTANTON: Town centre:

Sunday, 10am-6pm, festive fun all day with Christmas Lights switch-on at 5pm.

DOCKING: Ripper Hall:

Wednesday, 9am-1pm, craft and produce market.

DOWNHAM: Town Hall:

Saturday and Sunday, 10am-6pm, craft fair, 01366 387770.

Town centre:

Sunday, from 12 noon family festive fun and Christmas Lights switch-on at 4.30pm.


Tuesday: 1.30-2pm, Friendship Group meeting, Christmas carols with Hillcrest School Choir, £1;

Wednesday, 1.30-3pm, Knit and Natter;

Thursday, 10.30-11.30am, Baby Bounce and Rhyme Time.

FAKENHAM: Market Square:

Saturday, 8.30am-12noon, Fakenham Farmers’ Market produce and crafts.

MARHAM: Sandringham Centre:

Thursday, 12-5pm, food and craft market.


Saturday and Sunday, 10am-4pm, Wader Festival weekend, 01485 210779.

SWAFFHAM: Town centre:

Saturday, 9am-5pm, traditional European food and craft fair.

THORNHAM: Village Hall:

Saturday and Sunday, 10am-4pm, free entry to Winter Gift Fair with unique gifts, seasonal produce and refreshments, organised by the Bag Ladies of Thornham, 25 stalls plus farmers’ market on Saturday morning, 01485 512315.

WEST DEREHAM: Village hall:

Sunday, from 12noon, hog roast, £6 per person, to book call 07833 192629.


LYNN: King Edward VII Academy:

Sunday, 10am-2pm, Christmas craft and gift fair, in aid of music and drama departments funds, 50p entry.

King’s Lynn Academy:

Thursday, 3-4.30pm, Christmas Fayre.

The Minster: Saturday, 10am-2.30pm, Christmas Fayre with crafts, stalls, refreshments etc, also Whitefriars Primary Academy Choir.

Lynn Bowls Club, Beulah Street:

Saturday, 7pm, Christmas bingo for club funds, 01553 811386.

North Lynn Discovery Centre:

Wednesdays, 7.30pm, bingo.

DENVER: Village Hall:

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

DERSINGHAM: Guide and Scout HQ, Manor Road: Saturday, 10am-12noon, Christmas coffee morning, stalls, games etc in aid of Dersingham Rainbows, 1st and 2nd Brownies and Guides funds, 01485 544753.

St Nicholas Church Hall:

Saturday, 11am-2pm, Christmas sale with crafts, gifts bric-a-brac etc, refreshments, in aid of Phobbies funds.

DOWNHAM: Methodist church:

Saturday, 10am-3pm, Christmas fair with craft room, Santa’s grotto, quiz and competitions.

GAYTON: Primary School:

Saturday, 10am-12noon, Christmas bazaar in aid of Gayton Rainbows, Brownies, Guides and Rangers, 01553 636318.

HILGAY: Good Companions:

Tuesdays, 7.30pm, cash bingo.

HILLINGTON: Norfolk Hospice Tapping House: Saturday, 10am-1pm, Christmas fair with craft stalls, meet Santa, refreshments, tombola etc, 01485 601701.


Sunday, 10am-2pm, indoor car boot in aid of hall funds, 01485 543484.

MAGDALEN: Church: Saturday, 2-4pm, Christmas fayre and Christmas tree festival, stalls, refreshments etc

METHWOLD: Social Club:

Wednesday, doors 6.30pm, bingo 7.30pm, 077706 13880/078180 74683.

NARBOROUGH: Community Centre:

Friday, 7.45pm, bingo, for funds.

NORDELPH: Village Hall:

Friday, 7pm, bingo, in aid of hall funds, Daphne: 01366 324213.

ST GERMANS: Memorial Hall:

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

SNETTISHAM: Memorial Hall:

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

Saturday, 9am-3.30pm, Flea market supporting Norfolk Stray Dogs, 07790 789235.

The Paddocks:

Tuesday, 7.30pm, charity bingo.

Salvation Army Centre, Alma Road:

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

STOKE FERRY: Village Hall:

Friday, 7.30pm, cash/prize bingo in aid of Northwold Cricket Club funds;

Sunday, eyes down 7.30pm for cash bingo in aid of hall funds.

SWAFFHAM: Assembly Rooms:

Friday, 9am-2pm, indoor market, free entry, 01760 725499, in conjunction with Iceni Partnership to raise funds for town events.


Saturday, 7pm, charity bingo.


Thursday, 7.15pm, Christmas bingo in aid of St Lawrence Bowls Club, 01945 880718.

UPWELL: Village Hall:

Sunday, eyes down 7pm for bingo in aid of Upwell Bowls Club funds.


Saturday, coffee morning with tombola and raffle in aid of Fibromyalgia funds

WATLINGTON: Village Hall:

Friday, 9.30am-12noon, Christmas fair at the WI pop-in cafe.

WEREHAM: Village Hall:

Sunday, car boot sale with pitches open from 7am and cafe from 8am, £5 per pitch, 079611 30251.

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

WEST ACRE: Village Hall:

Sunday, 1-4pm, Christmas market, stalls, hand-made gifts etc, in aid of funds for new village hall.

WEST DEREHAM: Village Hall:

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


LYNN: Thoresby College:

Friday, 7pm for 7.30pm start, Fen Speak open mic night, free entry.

Town Hall:

Thursday, 7pm, 1940s style Spitfire dinner and auction, bookings and details 01553 842149.

Friends Meeting House, Bridge Street:

Saturday, 10am-4.30pm, Community Cinema Club’s day school Gothic Imagination on Screen, £20, www.klccc.uk

Marriott’s Warehouse:

Sunday, 3-4pm, Marriott’s Warehouse Trust “Pleasant Sunday Afternoons” talk by Dr Robert Anderson on the Rise and Fall of Workers’ Universities, free admission;

Monday, 7.30pm, King’s Lynn 50+ Social Group, www.meetup.com/Kings-Lynn-50-Social-Group

Engage Norfolk, 47 Bergen Way, North Lynn Industrial Estate:

Breathe Easy Group’s monthly meeting

for support and information, 01553 768299.

Reffley Community Centre:

Friday, 1.30-4.30pm, Pro-Active Care Support activity and social group, 01553 816519.

Wednesday, 10am-noon, Reffley Art Group, all welcome.

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.

LYNN: Royal British Legion Club, Tower Street:

Saturday, 12.30pm, Lynn Gunners, (ex Royal Artillery).


Tuesday, 1-3pm, Dementia carers support group, 01603 763556.

St Nicholas church hall:

Thursday, 7.30pm, Flower Club’s Christmas demonstration by Crystall Dyball, admission £3.50, visitors welcome, 01485 540601.

DOWNHAM: Methodist Church:

Tuesday, 7.30pm Downham Singers, all welcome.

Thursday, 7.30pm, Singers Inspired Capella Choir, all welcome.

GRIMSTON: Village Hall:

Friday, 7pm, Lynn Model Railway Club.

HUNSTANTON: Town Hall basement:

Tuesday, 7-9pm, Princess Players club night, £2, 01485 533933.

FAKENHAM: Masonic Hall:

Tuesday, 7.30pm, Fakenham and District Flower Club, £2, £5 non-members, 01328 851733 or 01328 700421.


Thursdays, 7.30pm, Lynn Amateur Radio Club.

NORTH WOOTTON: House on the Green:

Tuesday, 5-9pm, knit and natter and other handicrafts, all welcome.


Thursday, 7pm, two-course Suffragette Supper and talk by Peter Barrett to remember the events of 100 years ago, tickets £12.50, email Parkhousecompanions@gmail.com

SOUTH WOOTTON: Village Hall:

Wednesday, 7.30pm, Lynn & District Sugarcraft Club, new members are welcome, visitors £4.50, Lilian: 01485 571496.


King William:
Wednesday, 8pm, West Norfolk Motorcycle Action Group meeting.


Coach & Horses:

Thursdays, 8pm, King’s Lynn Kruisers, classic, custom and American vehicle enthusiasts, Wendy: 07961 995071.


William Burt Centre:

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

Monday, 7.30pm, Lynn Camera Club competition for the Lynn News Cup and open PDI competition.


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


Memorial Hall:

Wednesday, 7-9pm, carpet bowls, 01553 617418.

WIMBOTSHAM: Village Hall:

Sunday, 7.30pm, Downham Spiritualists Group evening of clairvoyance with Barbara Price from March, entry £5 per person with proceeds going to Riding for the Disabled Association’s Magpie Centre, 01366 380224.


LYNN: London Porterhouse:

Monday, 8pm, quiz night.

BRANCASTER: Jolly Sailors:

Tuesday, 8pm, Quiz night, £1 per person, maximum six per team.


Friday, 7pm, National Youth Jazz Orchestra Swing Band, must book, 01328 738777

CLENCHWARTON: The Victory Inn:

Wednesday, 8pm, quiz night, maximum team of four, £1.25 per person, in aid of Mayor’s Charity, 01553 775668.

DERSINGHAM: Coach and Horses:

Thursday, quiz night, cash prize, 01485 540391.

DOWNHAM: The Cock Inn:

Friday, 8pm, folk and poetry night.

Downham Club, Paradise Road:

Thursdays and Sundays, 7.30pm, bingo.

HEACHAM: Fox & Hounds:

Thursday, 9.30pm, quiz night, 01485 570345.

HUNSTANTON: United Services Club:

Wednesday, 8pm, Carols with Hunstanton Concert Band.

Waterside Bar:

Thursday, 9pm, quiz night, 01485 535810.

INGOLDISTHORPE: Sports and social Club: Sunday, 7.30 for 8pm start, quiz night, 01945 773323.

SWAFFHAM: Conservative Club:

Wednesday, 7.30pm, bingo.


LYNN: Arts Centre:

Saturday, 7.30pm, Bookends present Simon and Garfunkel - Through the Years, £12 (£10), 01553 764864.

Wednesday, 7pm, Lynn Academy of Dance “Reflections”, continues to Saturday, December 6, box office 01553 775676.

Town Hall:

Friday, 7.30pm, King’s Lynn Festival concert with the Gemini Ensemble, tickets £14, £7 for under-18s, 01553 764864.

GRIMSTON: Village Hall:

Wednesday, 7.30pm, Fourville Players present Cinderella, continues to December 5, box office 01485 609036.

HUNSTANTON: Princess Theatre:

Friday, 7.30pm, T*Rextasy, £15-£20, 01485 532252;

Saturday, 7.30pm, The Singalaffilusion Show, £15/£13;

Sunday, 7.30pm, Brendan Shine, £18.50/£16.50.

THURSFORD: Thursford Collection:

Continuing to December 23, Thursford Christmas Spectacular, booking office 01328 878477.

SWAFFHAM: Assembly Rooms:

Saturday, 7.30pm, Swaffham Arts presents “Music with Attitude” with the Novinka Folska Band, members £7, non-members £10 01366 328648.

WESTACRE: Westacre Theatre:

Friday and Saturday at 7.30pm, Westacre Theatre Company present Shirley Valentine, tickets £16, concs £12, 01760 755800.


LYNN: Norfolk Area Ramblers’

Association, Lynn Group (info@kingslynnramblers.org):

Saturday, 10am, Ingoldisthorpe 6 miles led by Val and Barry, 01553 692280;

Sunday, 10.30am, Burnham Thorpe and The Creakes 8 miles led by Katie and James,

The Walks:

Wednesdays 10.30am, Fit Together free guided walks 01553 616657.


Tuesday, 10am, Holkham’s walking women free monthly walk, 01328 713111

TWALK, Denver and Downham walk and talk group:

Mid-week walks start at 10am; contact Ken: 01366 382310.

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, meet outside Denver Village Hall;

Wednesday and Friday, meet outside Downham Library.