West Norfolk leisure listings: Friday, March 10th

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LYNN: GroundWork Gallery, Purfleet Street:

Saturday, 11am-4pm, opening of On The Stony Path by Dutch artist herman de vries, continues to June 30 (Tuesday-Saturday 11am-4pm).

Greyfriars Art Space, St James Street:

Continuing to March 18, Cities and Landscapes by Brian Banks, Monday-Saturday 10am-4pm.

Town Hall:

Stories of Lynn, open daily, 10am to 4.30pm, £3.95 adult, £2.95 concs, £1.95 child, £9.80 family.

Lynn Museum:
Continuing, Little Lives: Snapshots of Childhood, 10am-5pm Tuesday to Saturday, noon-4pm Sunday, 01553 775001;

Continuing to May 14, Pentney Brooches, Anglo Saxon treasure on loan from the British Museum.

There is free admission October - March, call 01553 775001 for any further information.


Continuing, Remember Nelson, free, on Norfolk’s seafaring hero, daily from 10am-5pm.

SWAFFHAM: Iceni Gallery, Community Centre: 
Daily 8am-5pm continuing to March 31, landscape and portraiture photography by Breckland artists Alan Porter and Bob Darts.


LYNN: Library:

Friday, 2-5pm, Job help free drop-in session, 01553 772568;

Friday, 5.30-6.30pm, Friends of the library group;

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

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

Tuesday, 10am-12, Knit and Knatter;

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

Tuesday, 10.30am-12, Colouring yourself calm, 01553 761393;

Wednesday, 10am-12, Scrabble club;

Wednesday, 2.30-3.30pm, History discussion group;

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

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

Thursday, 10am-12, Local History Club.

Gaywood Library:

Friday, 2.30-4.30pm, Colouring in Good Company, 01553 768498;

Monday, 10am-12, Scrabble Club;

Tuesday, 10.30-11am, Rhyme time.

True’s Yard Museum:

Saturday, 10.30am-12.30pm, Informal meeting family history research group.

King’s Centre, Wellesley Street:

Friday, 6-7.30pm, Messy church at King’s Lynn Christian Fellowship with fun, games, activities and food, 01553 766333.

St John’s Church, The Walks:

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


Monday, 1.30-3pm, Scrabble club;

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

Tuesday, 10am-12, Introduction to sewing course continues;

Wednesday, 10.30-11.30am, Just a Cuppa;

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

Thursday, 10.30am-12, Knit and Natter;

Thursday, 2.30-3.30pm, Walk and talk group;

Thursday, 3.30-4.30pm, Friends of the library group, 01485 532280 / 540181.

DOCKING: Ripper Hall:

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

DOWNHAM: Library:

Friday, 10am-12, Brew and banter;

Tuesday, 10am-12, Scrabble club;

Wednesday, 1.30-3pm, Knit and Natter;

Thursday, 10.30-11am, Baby bounce and rhyme time;

Thursday, 1-4pm, Get digital tablet course final session, 01366 383073.

FAKENHAM: Library:

Monday, 10.30am-12.30pm, Become a BBC weather watcher, book a place on 01328 862715, £5 course fee;

Tuesday, 2-3pm, Colour yourself calm;

Tuesday, 3-4pm, Library friends’ group;

Wednesday, 10-10.45am, Rhyme time;

Wednesday, 2-3pm, Just a cuppa;

Thursday, 2-4pm, Scrabble club.

FLITCHAM: Community Centre:

Friday, 9.30-11.30am, coffee morning.


Friday, 10.30-11.30am, Just a Cuppa;

Monday, 10.30am-12, Colour yourself calm;

Monday, 2-2.30pm, Baby bounce and rhyme time;

Monday, 2.30-3.30pm, Library book club, 01485 532280;

Tuesday, 2.30-3.30pm, Walk and talk group;

Wednesday, 3-5pm, Job help, book a 30-minute session on 01485 532280.

SWAFFHAM: Library:

Friday, 12.45-2.45pm, Rural writes creative writing group, 01760 721513;

Thursday, 2-4pm, One to one I.T. help, make an appointment on 01760 721513.

WEST WINCH: Primary School:

Saturday, 2-4pm, Middlewinch Messy Church with stories, crafts, songs and tea, 01553 841842.


LYNN: Royal British Legion Club, Tower Street:

Wednesday, 7.30pm, Bingo in aid of Lynn Horticultural Society funds.


Saturday, 7.30pm, Bingo in aid of hall funds.

EAST WINCH: Carpenter’s Arms:

Thursday, 8pm, Quiz night in aid of Radcliffe on Trent Animal Shelter.

HILGAY: Good Companions:

Tuesday, 7.30pm, cash bingo;

Thursday, 2-4pm, Over 55s get-together with refreshments, 01366 500088.


Sunday, 9am-1pm, Table top sale fundraising for Hunstanton Community Players next production Blithe Spirit, all stalls now fully booked. (Please note this event was incorrectly advertised last week).


Sunday, 10am-12, Indoor car boot sale in aid of hall funds, 01485 543484.

METHWOLD: Social Club:

Wednesday, 7.30pm, bingo.

NARBOROUGH: Community Centre:

Friday, 7.45pm, bingo, for funds.

NORDELPH: Village Hall:

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

POTT ROW: Village Hall:

Monday, 7.30pm, Bingo in aid of The Norfolk Hospice, Tapping House, 01485 600020.

ST GERMANS: Memorial Hall:

Friday, 7.30pm, bingo and club draw in aid of hall funds.

SNETTISHAM: Memorial Hall:

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

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:

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

STOW BRIDGE: Village Hall:

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

SWAFFHAM: Assembly Rooms:

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


Saturday, 7pm, charity bingo.


Thursday, 7.15pm, Bingo in aid of the 3rd Marshland Scout Group, 01945 880718.

WEREHAM: Village Hall:

Wednesday, 7.30pm, bingo for hall funds.

WEST DEREHAM: Village Hall:

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


LYNN: Professional Development Centre, Kilhams Way:

Friday, 10am, U3A meeting and talk by Tim Clayton on the restoration of the fishing smack Baden Powell, new members welcome, 01553 841596.

Lynn Town Hall:

Wednesday, 7.30pm, Lynn Music Society illustrated talk on Sergei Rachmaninoff, by Dr John Malpass, refreshments from 7pm, visitors welcome £10 on the door, free admission to under 18s, students in full time education and those with affiliation to FRMS.

True’s Yard Museum:

Thursday, 1-2pm, True’s Talks series continues with Alison Gifford on Benjamin Massey of Lynn and The Quakers’ Network 1800-50, free entry but must book a ticket on 01553 770479.

Conservative Club, Gayton Road:

Saturday, 11.15am, Old Coldstreamers’ Association, also past and present members of Brigade of Guards, 01366 387003.

Gaywood church rooms:

Wednesday, from 7.30pm, CJ Dance classes for beginners and beginners-plus, 077952 00805.

Reffley Community Centre:

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:

Friday, 7.15pm, King’s Lynn Philatelic Society, 01485 544743.

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

DOWNHAM: Town Hall:

Thursday, 2-4pm, Silver Threads Club.

Methodist Church Hall:

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.


St Edmund’s church hall:

Saturday, 11am-1pm, Monthly meeting of the Calm Support Group (caring, advising, listening, mentoring) for carers, older people and those with dementia, 0782 3346960.


Thursday, 7.30pm, Lynn Amateur Radio Club.

SOUTH WOOTTON: Village Hall:

Sunday, 2.30pm, West Norfolk National Trust Association meeting and illustrated talk by Mark Mitchels on “Genius of Charles Dickens”, entry £4.

Wednesday, 7.15pm, Women’s Institute meeting and talk on Easter flowers, all welcome, visitors £3.

STOKE FERRY: All Saints’ Academy:

Thursday, 10.30am, coffee morning;

Thursday, 12, lunch club, £4, must be booked Tuesday before on 01366 500704.

STOW BRIDGE: Village Hall:

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

Thursday, from 7.30pm, CJ Dance classes for beginners and beginners-plus, 077952 00805.


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

WATLINGTON: Village Hall:

Tuesday, 7.30pm, Watlington WI meeting and talk on theatrical make-up with Chris Clarke.

WEST WINCH: William Burt Centre:

Monday, 7.30pm, Lynn Camera Club, friendly competition with Brancaster Camera Club, www.klcameraclub.org.uk

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

Village Hall:

Tuesday, 7.10-9.10pm, King’s Lynn Photography Group.

The Winch:

Wednesday, 8pm, West Norfolk Motor Cycle Action Group


LYNN: Arts Centre:

Thursday, 7.30pm, King’s Lynn Players present Goodnight Mister Tom, tickets £10, family of four £35, continues 7.30pm on Friday and 2.30 and 7.30pm on Saturday, box office 01553 764864.

Corn Exchange:

Friday, 7.30pm, Arrival the hits of Abba, £20.50, concs £18.50;

Saturday, 7.30pm, Stand By Me celebration of Ben E King & The Drifters, £26, concs £25;

Wednesday and Thursday, 2.30 and 7.30pm, Peter Pan on Ice, continues to Sunday 19th, call the box office on 01553 764864 for full details and tickets.

Lynn Town Hall:

Friday, 7.30pm, Opening night of the 29th King’s Lynn Fiction Festival, continues Saturday and Sunday, full details on www.lynnlitfests.com for the full programme and ticket details.

St John’s Church:

Wednesday, 7.30pm, King’s Lynn Organ and Keyboard Club concert by Andrew Nix on electric organ and keyboard, tickets £6.50, 01553 774664 / 671285.

Knights Hill farm shop:

Friday at 5pm and 7.30pm, Saturday at 2pm and 5pm, Sunday at 2pm, Final performances from the touring Circus Mondao, book tickets on 077227 91777 .

HUNSTANTON: Princess Theatre:

Wednesday, 7.30pm, Tony Stockwell psychic medium, £23.50 / £19.50, 01485 532252.

Union Church, Sandringham Road:

Saturday, 7pm, Hunstanton Concert Band present “Concert Music with a Mission”, free admission, refreshments, donations of Mission Week supported by the Union Church.

SWAFFHAM: Parish church:

Sunday, 3pm, Classical music concert with soprano Sarahjane Stephen and Duncan Barlow on the piano, tickets £9 for Swaffham Arts members and £12 non-members, children free .


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

Saturday, 10am, West Acre 6.5 miles, led by Barry, 01553 692280;

Sunday, 10am, Coast and Ringstead Downs 12 miles, led by Gerald P, 01485 570755;

Tuesday, 10am, Colkirk brisk 6 miles, led by Michael P, 07786 077383;

Wednesday, 1.30pm, Ingoldisthorpe and Dersingham leisurely 4 miles, led by Keith, 01485 542268;

Thursday, 10am, Syderstone 5 miles, led by Angela and Dennis, 01485 572458.

West Norfolk Walking for Health:

Walks co-ordinator Mick Donoghue 078577 17768.

Friday, 10.30am, Leziate, grade 2, meet village hall;

Friday, 10.30am, Little Massingham, grade 3, meet St Andrew’s church;

Monday, 10.30am, Snettisham, grade 3, meet War Memorial;

Tuesday, 2.30pm, Hunstanton, easy grade, meet at library;

Wednesday, 10.30am, Lynn Walks, easy grade, meet at main entrance opposite library;

Wednesday, 2pm, Downham, grade 3, meet Leisure Centre;

Thursday, 10.30am, Oxborough, grade 3, meet village hall;

Thursday, 2.30pm, Dersingham, easy grade, meet library.

OXBOROUGH: Oxburgh Hall:

Saturday, 11.30am-12.30pm, and Sunday 2-3pm, snowdrop and aconite walks around the National Trust property, either stroll around on your own or join one of the garden stewards, walks are free with normal admission charges to the hall.

TWALK, Denver and Downham walk and talk group:

Walks start at 10am, contact Ken on 01366 382310; Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, meet Denver Village Hall; Wednesday and Friday, meet Downham Library.