West Norfolk leisure listings: Friday, March 17th

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LYNN: GroundWork Gallery, Purfleet Street:

Continuing to June 30, On The Stony Path by Dutch artist herman de vries, Tuesday-Saturday 11am-4pm.

Greyfriars Art Space, St James Street:

Friday and Saturday, 10am-4pm, Final two days of Cities and Landscapes by Brian Banks.

Wednesday, 10am-3pm, Captivate photography showcase by College of West Anglia students, continues to Saturday 25th at same times.

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.


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;

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

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

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

Tuesday, 10.30am-12, Colouring yourself calm;

Wednesday, 10am-12, Scrabble club;

Wednesday, 2.30-3.30pm, King’s Lynn history discussion group;

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

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

Gaywood Library:

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

Monday, 10am-12, Scrabble club;

Tuesday, 10.30-11am, Rhyme time.

St John’s Church, The Walks:

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


Monday, 1.30-3pm, Scrabble club;

Monday, 6-7pm, Book club, 01485 540181;

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

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

Thursday, 10.30am-12, Knit and natter weekly drop-in;

Thursday, 3-4pm, Computer buddies group, 01485 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;

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

FAKENHAM: Library:

Tuesday, 10am-5pm, Start your own business;

Tuesday, 2-3pm, Colour yourself calm;

Wednesday, 10-10.45am, Rhyme time;

Wednesday, 2-3pm, Just A Cuppa drop-in session;

Thursday, 2-4pm, Scrabble club.

FLITCHAM: Community Centre:

Friday, 9.30-11.30am, Weekly coffee morning.

GAYTON: Jubilee Hall:

Saturday, 10am, Family bake-off fun in aid of Comic Relief, entry fee adults £3, children £2, email to gjvhall@gmail.com for more details.


Friday, 10.30-11.30am, Just A Cuppa free drop-in session;

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

Monday, 2.30pm, Book club

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

Wednesday, 5.30-6.30pm, Friends of Hunstanton Library group.

SWAFFHAM: Library:

Tuesday, 2-3pm, First meeting of Swaffham Library Friends group.

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


LYNN: London Road Methodist Church:

Saturday, 10am-3pm, Model railway exhibition, refreshments available, entry £3 with accompanied children free; coffee morning from 10am-12, in aid of church funds.

Marriott’s Warehouse:

Wednesday, 11am, Monthly coffee quiz, £5 per person which includes refreshments, proceeds to Marriott’s Warehouse Trust.

RBL Club, Tower Street:

Wednesday, 3-5pm, fun bingo for Legion branch funds.

St Faith’s Church Rooms, Gaywood:

Saturday, 2-4pm, Spring fair for church funds.

DENVER: Village Hall:

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

DOCKING: Ripper Hall:

Saturday, 9am-1pm, Indoor car boot sale, £7.50 per space, 07584 192846.

FLITCHAM: Community Centre:

Sunday, 9am-12, Table top and car boot sale, pitches £5 inside, £4 outside must be booked in advance to 01485 600020.

HILGAY: Good Companions:

Tuesday, 7.30pm, cash bingo.

METHWOLD: Social Club:

Wednesday, 7.30pm, bingo.

NARBOROUGH: Community Centre:

Friday, 7.45pm, bingo, in aid of centre funds.

NORDELPH: Village Hall:

Friday, 7pm, bingo in aid of hall funds.

ST GERMANS: Memorial Hall:

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

SOUTH CREAKE: Memorial Pavilion:

Wednesday, 10.30am-12, Coffee morning with stalls and a raffle fundraising in aid of village emergency defibrillator fund, 01328 823920.

SNETTISHAM: Memorial Hall:

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

The Paddocks:

Tuesday, 7.30pm, charity bingo.

Salvation Army Centre, Alma Road:

Saturday, 7pm, 1960s music night, buffet, tickets £5, 01485 579079.

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

SWAFFHAM: Assembly Rooms:

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

Saturday, 9am-12, Coffee morning with stalls in aid of Save The Children funds.


Saturday, 7pm, charity bingo.

WEREHAM: Village Hall:

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

WEST DEREHAM: Village Hall:

Saturday, 10am-12, Coffee morning.


LYNN: Royal British Legion Club:

Wednesday, 7.30pm, Annual meeting of King’s Lynn Horticultural Society.

True’s Yard Museum:

Thursday, 1pm, True’s Talks series continues with June Mitchell and Ann Savage on the history of Tilney All Saints and its 12th century church, free admission but must book on 01553 770479.

Reffley Community Centre:

Tuesday, 2-4pm, King’s Lynn and West Norfolk District Branch of Oddfellows monthly meeting, 01553 776030.

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

Queen Elizabeth Hospital:

Wednesday, 10.30am-12.30pm, Bereavement support group fortnightly meeting, open to relatives of patients who have died at the QEH over the last two years, 01553 613441.

Gaywood church rooms:

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

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.

Royal British Legion Club, Tower Street:

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

DOWNHAM: 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 Mary’s Church Hall:

Thursday, 7.30pm, Heacham Flower Club, monthly flower demonstrations and competitions, members £2.


Thursday, 7.30pm, Lynn Amateur Radio Club.


Friday, 2pm, Annual meeting of Gardening Made Easier group, followed by talk by Martin Woods, head gardener at Sandringham, admission £2 to include refreshments and a raffle.

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.

SWAFFHAM: Assembly Rooms:

Wednesday, 7.30pm, Annual general meeting of Swaffham WEA group and illustrated talk on stained glass windows by Pat Bray.


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


Thursday, 8pm, Misfit Molly dance group, 07501 725700.

WEST WINCH: William Burt Centre:

Friday, 8pm, King’s Lynn and District Ballroom Dancing Club, members £5, guests £7, 01553 829500.

Monday, 7.30pm, Lynn Camera Club, British wildlife trophy PDI competition plus Open print competition, www.klcameraclub.org.uk

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


LYNN: Arts Centre:

Friday at 7.30pm, Saturday at 2.30 and 7.30pm, King’s Lynn Players present Goodnight Mister Tom, ticket details on 01553 764864;

Tuesday, 7.30pm, Michael Portillo, “Life, a Game of two Halves”, tickets £19, 01553 764864.

Corn Exchange:

Friday at 7.30pm, Saturday at 2.30 and 7.30pm, Sunday at 1pm and 4.30pm, Peter Pan on Ice with the Russian Ice Stars, ticket details on 01553 764864;

Tuesday, 7pm, Schools Make Music 20th anniversary concert, organised by the Trinity Rotary Club of King’s Lynn, tickets £5;

Wednesday, 7.30pm, Over 16s only for Stewart Lee ‘Content Provider’, tickets £24;

Thursday, doors open 7pm and show from 8pm, over 18s only for Comedy Club, tickets £9.50.

Town Hall:

Friday, 11am, King’s Lynn Festival coffee concert with Hannah Morgan (oboe) and Daniel King Smith (piano), tickets £13, under 18s £7

The Minster Vicarage:

Sunday 3pm, Tea and music concert with The Bett Quartet, free entry donations for The Minster.

HUNSTANTON: Princess Theatre:

Saturday, 7.30pm, The Temperance Seven, £18.50, 01485 532252;

Sunday, 7.30pm, Peter Alliss, £25.

FAKENHAM: Parish church:

Saturday, 7.30pm, Fakenham Choral Society concert Haydn’s “The Creation”, tickets £12, under 18s free, on the door or call 01485 544335.

THORNHAM: All Saints Church:

Thursday, 6.30pm, Concert by the St Petersburg choir The Hermitage Ensemble, tickets £15, children £10, call 01485 512155 or 01485 512101 for further details.


LYNN: Norfolk Area Ramblers’

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

Saturday, 10am, Nordelph 5.5 miles, led by Hazel and John, 01366 385772;

Sunday, 10am, Litcham and the Lexhams 9 miles, led by Ray, 01328 838822;

Tuesday, 10am, Gressenhall brisk 6 miles, led by Myra, 07875 632737;

Thursday, 10am, Snettisham beach and coastal park 5 miles, led by Cliff, 01485 541115.

West Norfolk Walking for Health:

Walks co-ordinator Mick Donoghue 078577 17768.

Friday, 10.30am, Sandringham grades 2 and 3, meet Visitor Centre car park;

Monday, 10.30am, Holme grade 3, meet White Horse;

Tuesday, 2pm, Shouldham Warren grade 2

Wednesday, 10.30am, Fairstead easy grade, meet Doorstep Green Garden, Centre Point;

Wednesday, 2pm, Downham grade 2, meet Library;

Thursday, 10.30am, Hilgay grade 3, meet corner of East End Road and Bridge Street.

TWALK, Denver and Downham walk and talk group:

Walks start at 10am; contact Ken: on 01366 382310.

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

Wednesday and Friday, meet outside Downham Library.