What’s on and where...West Norfolk Leisure Listings, Friday, July 8th

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LYNN: Greyfriars Art Space:

From Monday to July 30, 10am-4pm (excluding Sunday), textile and mixed media “7 In Their Element”.

Hanse House, South Quay:

Continuing to Thursday, 10am-4pm daily, African wildlife and night-time imagery of Lynn by Lenzman (Peter Rye).

Lynn Museum:

Continuing Art of the Mart and also Seahenge, 10am-5pm Tuesday-Saturday, noon-4pm Sunday, 01553 775001.
Lynn Town Hall:

Stories of Lynn, open daily, 10am-4.30pm, £5, children/concessions £3.50, family £13.50.

Continuing, free exhibition Remember Nelson, daily 10am-5pm.

HOUGHTON: Houghton Hall:

Continuing to September 25, photos by artist-in-residence Martin d’Orgeval.

SWAFFHAM: Swaffham Museum:
Continuing, RAF Marham centenary year, Monday-Friday 10am-4pm, Saturday 10am-1pm.


LYNN: Red Mount and South Gate:

Saturdays, Sundays and Wednesdays, 1-4pm, historic monuments open to public, free admission.

Sea Sunday at North End:

Sunday, 10am, Service at St Nicholas’ Chapel followed by procession to Fisherfleet and blessing of the boats, 1pm party at True’s Yard (tickets £5).

True’s Yard:

Saturday, 10.30am-3.30pm, Open day at the Pat Midgley Research Centre.

Lynn quayside:

Saturday from 9.30am and Sunday 10am, Hanseatic water ski races.

King’s Centre, Wellesley Street:

Friday. 6-7.30pm, Christian Fellowship messy church fun, £1.50, 01553 766333.

Lynn Library:

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

Friday, 6-7pm, Colour yourself calm, no need to book;

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

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

Monday, 10am-12, Football focus;

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

Tuesday, 10.30am-12, Colour yourself calm, no need to book;

Wednesday, 10am-12, Scrabble club;

Wednesday, 2.30-3.30pm, Lynn history discussion group;

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

Gaywood Library:

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

Monday, 10am-12, Scrabble group;

Wednesday, 10am-12, Creative writing course, must book on 01553 768498.

CASTLE ACRE: Playing field:

Sunday, 2-5pm, Village fete, crafts, stalls, vintage vehicles, morris dancers etc.

CRIMPLESHAM: Village venues:

Sunday, 2-5pm, Open gardens at Crimplesham Hall and other venues, art and craft exhibition in the church (£2 entry per adult for gardens and church), yard sales, treasure hunt, teas etc, 01366 382455.


Monday, 1.30-3pm, Scrabble club;

Monday, 6-7pm, Crime book club monthly meeting, 01485 540181;

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

Thursday, 10.30am-12, Knit and natter;

Thursday, 3-6pm, Enrol for the Big Friendly Read challenge.

DOCKING: Ripper Hall:

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

DOWNHAM: Downham Library:

Tuesday, 1-3pm, Scrabble club;

Tuesday, 10am-1pm, Make a set of notelets, £4.50 includes refreshments, must book on 01366 383073;

Wednesday, 1.30-3pm, Keep calm and colour in.

FAKENHAM: Fakenham Library:

Friday, 10am-2pm, Creative journals with Kirsty O’Leary;

Tuesday, 10.30-11.30am, Book club monthly meeting, 01328 862715;

Wednesday, 10-10.45am, Rhyme time;

Thursday, 2-4pm, Scrabble club.

HUNSTANTON: Hunstanton Library:

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

Monday, 10.30am-12, Colour yourself calm;

Wednesday, 3-6pm, Enrol for the Big Friendly Read challenge;

Thursday, 10.30am-12.30pm, Knit and natter.


Saturday, 12-5pm, Shouldham village fun day, dog show, stalls etc.

SWAFFHAM: Library:

Friday, 10.15-11am, Baby bounce and rhyme time;

Tuesday, 2-3.30pm, Knit and stitch group.


LYNN: Grampus House, Pilot Street:

Thursday, 6-8pm, Garden party and talk in aid of True’s Yard Silver Jubilee Appeal Fund, tickets £10 available from True’s Yard.

St Raphael Club, Parkway, Gaywood:

Wednesday, 7.30pm, bingo, in aid of club funds.


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

BRANCASTER: Village Hall:

Saturday, Sunday, 9.30am-4.30pm, Vintage sale.

DENVER: Village Hall:

Friday, 7.30pm, eyes down for bingo in aid of hall funds,


Guide and Scout HQ, Manor Road:

Friday, 7-8pm, Coffee evening with tombola, raffle and games in aid of unit funds, 01485 544753.

St Nicholas Church:

Thursday, 10am-5pm, flower festival opens, continues to July 17.

DOWNHAM: Nelson Academy:

Saturday, 11am-3pm, summer fair with many attractions and carnival bake-off; car boot sale (pitches £5 must be booked on 01366 383824).

FINCHAM: St Martin’s Church:

Wednesday, 10am-noon, coffee morning, in aid of church funds.

HILGAY: Good Companions:

Tuesday, 7.30pm, cash bingo.

METHWOLD: Social Club:

Wednesday, 7.30pm eyes down for bingo 7.30pm, call 077706 13880 or 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, 01553 617550.

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.

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.

WELLS-NEXT-THE-SEA: The Sackhouse:

Saturday, 7.30pm, concert with Hayley Moyses in aid of Norfolk Hospice Tapping House, tickets £10, 01485 601701.

WEREHAM: Village Hall:

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

WEST DEREHAM: Village Hall:

Saturday, 7.30pm, quiz night, £2.50 per person, up to six in a team.

WEST WINCH: Village Hall:

Thursday, 7.30pm, bingo in aid of West Winch Scouts.


LYNN: Professional Development Centre, Kilham’s Way:

Friday, 10am, U3A meeting and talk by Matthew Champion on medieval church graffiti, 01553 841596.

Friends Meeting House:

Tuesday, 7.30pm, Free lecture introduced by Udara of the Triratna Buddhist Community, evolution or extinction, a Buddhist response to world problems, refreshments followed by questions and discussion.

Conservative Club, Gayton Road, Gaywood:

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

Conservative Club, London Road:

Thursday, 8pm, Royal Air Forces’ Association, Lynn and District branch, 01553 764330.

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, 10.30am, King’s Lynn Collectors’ Club.

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.

CLENCHWARTON: Memorial Hall:

Wednesday, 7pm, Lynn Woodturners’ Club, 01553 763275.

DENVER: Village Hall:

Wednesday, 7.30pm, Ladies Group monthly meeting, 01366 377223.

DOWNHAM: Methodist Church Hall:

Tuesday, 7.30pm Downham Singers, all welcome;

Thursday, 2pm, Family History Society;

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

Town Hall:

Thursday, 2-4pm, Silver Threads Club meeting.

Sovereign Centre, Trafalgar Industrial Estate:

Friday, 10.30am-12, Carers’ support group.


All Saints’ Church:

Saturday, 2-5pm, learn all about the church with Dr Julian Litten, free donations welcome, refreshments available.

GRIMSTON: Village Hall:

Fridays, 7pm, Lynn Model Railway Club.


St Edmund’s Church Hall:

Saturday, 11am, Calm support group for people with dementia and carers.


Thursday, 7.30pm, Lynn Amateur Radio Club.

SNETTISHAM: Memorial Hall:

Thursday, 8pm, Torc sequence dance club.

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.

SWAFFHAM: Community Centre:

Sunday, 6.30pm, Spiritual Awareness Group with Tara Mason, of Holt.

TILNEY ALL SAINTS: Coach & Horses:

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


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


Thursday, 8pm, Misfit Molly dance group, new members welcome, 01366 328422.

WEST WINCH: William Burt Centre:

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

Village Hall:

Tuesday, 7pm, Lynn Photography Group.


LYNN: Crossways:

Tuesday, 8pm, Pool night 07717 535047.

DERSINGHAM: Coach and Horses:

Thursday, quiz night, cash prize.

DOWNHAM: Downham Club:

Thursday and Sunday, 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, 8pm, poems and a pint night 01366 347410.

SWAFFHAM: Conservative Club:

Wednesday, 7.30pm, bingo.


LYNN: Walks Bandstand:

Sunday, 2-4pm, free concert with Meadow Lane.

The Minster:

Tuesday, 12.30pm, lunchtime recital with John Stephens, of Great Yarmouth Minster.

DOWNHAM: Methodist Church Hall:

Tuesday, 7.30pm, “Showtime” with the Downham Market Singers, tickets £7 including refreshments from Lewks or on the door, 01366 500370.

HUNSTANTON: Princess Theatre:

Friday at 7pm, Saturday and Sunday 2.30 and 7pm, Drama Festival of One-Act plays, £8.50 or family of 4 £27.00, 01485 532252;

Wednesday, 2pm, The Bachelors, £13.50;

Thursday, 2.30pm, Olly Day and Nigel ‘Boy’ Syer present If It’s Laughter You’re After, £13.50, concs £12.50.

WESTACRE: Westacre Theatre:

Friday 7pm, Saturday 3pm and 7pm, Westacre Young People present All’s Not As Well As You’d Like It, £8, concs £5 01760 755800.


LYNN: Town Guides guided walks:

Friday, Saturday and Tuesday, 2pm, Historic Lynn, start from town hall, walks up to two hours, £5, £4 concessions, £1 children, tickets 01553 763044;

Monday, 7pm, Gaywood walk, meet KES Academy old gate entrance, £5, £4 concessions, £1 children, tickets 01553 763044.

Norfolk Area Ramblers’

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

Saturday, 10am, South Creake 6 miles, led by Alan C 01328 738412;

Sunday, 10.30am, Ingoldisthorpe area 8 miles, led by Pat R 01485 540757;

Tuesday, 10am, Great Bircham brisk 6 miles, led by Valerie, 01553 765860;

Thursday, 10am, Houghton 5 miles, led by Sue and Allan, 01553 671829.


West Norfolk contact is Jackie Squires on 01553 616279.

Friday, 10.30am, Bawsey grade 3, meet Church Farm;

Monday, 10.30am, Snettisham beach grade 2, meet RSPB reserve;

Wednesday, 10.30am, Fairstead grade 2, meet Doorstep Green garden, Centre Point;

Wednesday, 2pm, Downham grade 2, meet Playing field;

Thursday, 10.30am, Old Hunstanton grade 2, meet St Mary’s Church car park;

Thursday, 10.30am, Beachamwell grade 3, meet village hall.

TWALK, Denver and Downham walk and talk group:

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