What’s On Listings - Feb 23-March 1


LYNN: Custom House:
Until February 28, Mondays to Saturdays, 10.30am-3.30pm, Sundays, noon -3.30pm, New to Norfolk photography display of work by Simon Bratt showcasing his first year living in Norfolk.

Greyfriars Art Space, St James Street:
Saturday until March 10, daily 10am-4pm (closed Sundays) A Chattering Melange by Tony Bellars; his third exhibition at Greyfriars with a mixture of subjects displayed thematically, quirky humour and colourful pallet; everyone welcome to join Tony at the show opening at noon on Saturday.

Town Hall:

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

Until March 25, Stories of King’s Lynn Mart, as told from the borough archives.
Lynn Museum:

Until June 2018 (closed Sunday, Monnday, Tuesday), Shoes! Using shoes from museum collections, this special exhibition explores changes in footwear from the 13th century to the present day;

Continuing, Little Lives: Snapshots of Childhood, 10am-5pm Tuesday to Saturday, noon-4pm Sunday, 01553 775001.
NORTH CREAKE: Creake Abbey:

Until March 27 in the cafe, an exhibition of wildlife photographs, Norfolk and Beyond, by acclaimed photographer, film-maker and author David Tipling.
WEST ACRE: West Acre Theatre: 
Until March 11 in the foyer gallery during performance hours, work by Andy Williams, a local upcoming artist working in a variety of media.


LYNN: Tuesday Market Place:

Last two days, King’s Lynn Mart, open daily from noon.
Knights Hill, Grimston Road:
Until March 4, Wed to Fri 5pm and 7.30pm, Saturday 2pm and 5pm, Sunday 2pm, Circus Mondao, traditional circus acts in the Big Top.
Lynn Museum:
Friday, drop in for coffee, cake and to see the collections.
Lynn library:
Fridays, 2-5pm, job help sessions;
Saturdays, 2-4pm, games time, new event including Trivial Pursuit, Mexican Train and Dobble;
Saturdays, 11am-noon, just a cuppa:
Mondays, 10-10.30am, baby bounce and rhyme;
Mondays, 2.30-3.30pm, just a cuppa;
Tuesday, 10.30-noon, colour yourself calm;
Wednesday, 10-noon, Scrabble Club;
Thursday, 10-10.30am, baby bounce and rhyme

Gaywood library:
Friday, 2-4pm, colouring in good company;
Friday, 10am-noon, knit and natter;
Saturdays, 10am-noon, chess club, chess sets provided or bring your own;
Mondays, 10am-noon, Scrabble group;
Mondays, 10am-noon, just a cuppa;
Tuesdays, 10-10.30am, baby bounce and rhyme;
Wednesday, 1-2pm, talk by Julie Enefer and Jo Murfitt, of English Heritage, tickets £3, refreshments included, payable on booking on 01553 768498;
Thursday, from 7pm, Fenland Computer Club.
DERSINGHAM: Dersingham library:
Mondays, 1.30-3pm, Scrabble club, all welcome;
Wednesdays, 2-3pm, just a cuppa;
Thursdays, 10-10.30am, baby bounce and rhyme;
Thursday, 10.30-noon, knit and natter.DOCKING: Ripper Hall:
Wednesday, 9am-1pm, craft and produce market, cafe open.
DOWNHAM: Downham library:
Fridays, 10am-noon, brew and banter, suggested donation of 50p;
Thursdays, 10-10.30am, baby bounce and rhyme;
Thursdays, 1.30-3.30pm, active minds, puzzles, board games and colouring.FAKENHAM: Market Square:
Saturday, 8.30am-noon, farmers’ market selling local produce and craftware.
Fakenham library:
Mondays, 2.30-3.30pm, computer help sessions, book a place for help with your computer and using the internet;
Thursday, 2-3pm, Thursday Club, get together for a cuppa and a chat.
FLITCHAM: Community Centre:
Fridays, 9.30-11.30am, coffee morning, £1.50.
HUNSTANTON: Hunstanton library:
Fridays, 10.30-11.30am, just a cuppa;
Fridays, 2-3pm, the Library Lads, card and board games or just a chat.
Saturdays, 10.30am-12.30pm, new Chess Club;
Mondays, 2-2.30pm, baby bounce and rhyme;
Tuesdays, 2-3pm, board games sessions:
Thursday, 10am-noon, Yet More Old Stuff, a trip down memory lane, no need to book, refreshments available for a small charge.
Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays until May, lambing live, a chance to see the newborns and maybe a chance to feed them, sessions from 10.30am until 4.30pm.
SWAFFHAM: Swaffham library:
Friday, 10.15-10.45am, bounce and rhyme session for pre-school children and parents/carers, free.
WEREHAM: Village Hall:
Fridays, 10am-noon, Wereham Tots parent and toddler support group, £2.
Tuesdays, 2-4pm, short mat bowls, £2 per player, spectators/supporters free. WEST DEREHAM: Village Hall:
Mondays 7-8.30pm, Sivananda Yoga classes, £5 per session.


LYNN: North Lynn Methodist Church:
Saturday. 10.30am-noon, jumble sale to raise money for unit funds towards the census bill, admission 25p, everyone welcome.
Marriotts Warehouse, South Quay:
Wednesday, 11am, quiz, £5 per person, includes hot drinks and biscuits, in aid of the Warehouse Trust.
St Raphael Club, Parkway, Gaywood:

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

FLITCHAM: Community Centre:
Monday, 7.30pm, bingo, good prizes, everyone welcome, in aid of Flitcham and Hillington senior citizens Christmas lunch fund.
HILGAY: Good Companions:

Tuesday, 7.30pm, cash bingo.

Thursday, 7pm, fashion show in aid of Baby Basic West Norfolk which supports newborn babies and their families who are vulnerable, tickets £5 including refreshments, also a raffle and discounts on purchases on the night, tickets at the door or from M & Co.
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.

NORTH RUNCTON: Meeting Place:
Friday, 7.30m, fun quiz night, teams up to six people, £7.50 per person includes cheese and wine, book a table on 01553 673043.
ST GERMANS: Memorial Hall:

Friday, 7.30pm, bingo, 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.

SOUTH CREAKE: War Memorial Institute:
Wednesday, 10.30am-noon, coffee morning with stalls and raffle, in aid of local charities:
Wednesday, 7-10pm, bingo night, refreshments and raffle, towards pavilion funds.
STOKE FERRY: Village Hall:

Friday, 6.30 for 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.

WEREHAM: Village Hall:

Sunday, 9am-1pm, car boot sale and cafe, snacks and hot food available, contact 01366 501330;
Wednesday, 7.30pm, bingo, in aid of hall funds, 01366 500798.
WEST WINCH: William Burt Centre:

Thursday, 8pm, bingo.
meetings & Talks

LYNN: Trues Yard Fisherfolk Museum:
Monday, 6-7pm, latest of the Trues Talks, talk by Jeff Hoyle, of CAMRA on The Decline of the English Pub, tickets £5 to include traditional pub refreshments, must book in advance:
Thursday, 1-2pm, Glass and Brass: Sir William Berdewell and the Earl of Arundel’s naval campaign of 1388, talk by Dr John Alban, free admssion but must book in advance.
Thoresby College:
Thursday, 7.30pm, Lynn Civic Society, Talking Trees, by John Fleetwood of Lynn’s new tree strategy group, looking at how they enhance the town, landscape and environment, members free, visitors £2.
Thoresby College:
Tuesday and Wednesday, 7.30pm, bible talks, last about an hour, free admission, enquiries on 07703 686734.
Friends Meeting House, Bridge Street:
Tuesday, 10.30-11.30am, Lynn Learning Circle monthly discussion group on a variety of topics, free.
King’s Centre, Wellesley Street:
Wednesday, 10am-noon, carers coffee morning.
Gaywood Church Rooms:
Monday, 1.30-3.30pm, Breathe Easy support group for those with lung conditions and their partners and carers.
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.
Ferry Lane Social Club:
Wednesday, 8.30pm, Renaissance Singles social club.
Providence Street Community Centre: Wednesday, 7-9pm, Fenland Ukeleles (Flukes) group, beginners welcome, tuition available.
12th Scout Hut, Beulah Street:
Sunday, 1-6pm, King’s Lynn Roleplay and Wargames Club, all ages welcome, 07704 161890.
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.NORTH RUNCTON: Scout HQ:
Thursday, 7.30pm, Lynn Amateur Radio Club.
ST GERMANS: Memorial Hall:
Tuesday, 7.30pm, St Germans Ladies Group.
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.
Thursdays, 8pm, Misfit Molly dancers, all welcome
WEST ACRE: Westacre Theatre:
Wednesday, 2pm, The Garden Gate is Open, Julia Stafford Allen gives an illustrated talk on garden visiting, a short history on how it has evolved through the centuries from the Royal Tudor Palaces, to the foundation of the National Garden Scheme in 1927; Julia will explain how the Scheme came to be established, and how it has developed over the years raising money for nursing charities; the talk will end with slides of gardens which will be opening in 2018, tea and cakes in the foyer, tickets £10.

LYNN: Corn Exchange: 
Friday, 7.30pm, The Rocket Man, a tribute to Sir Elton John, £24.50, concessions £23.50;
Saturday, 7.30pm, Jason Donovan and his Amazing Midlife Crisis, £26.50;
Tuesday, 8pm, Some People vs Reginald D Hunter, comedy, £24.50;
Wednesday, 8pm (doors open 7pm), Comedy Club (18+), £10, unallocated seating;
Thursday, Bringing on Back the 60s starring New Amen Corner, £21.50.
* allow extra time for parking while the Mart is in town.
HUNSTANTON: Princess Theatre:
Saturday, 7.30pm, Rock and Roll Revolution, The Bluejays tribute to the rock and roll era, £23, restricted view £20:
Tuesday, 7.30, film Victoria and Abdul (12A), historical drama, club members £3.50, non-members £6.50, non-member concessions £5.50.

Walks & tours

LYNN: Norfolk Area Ramblers’

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

Saturday, 10am, six miles, Brancaster and Barrow Common, led by Jane, 01553 631600, meet at Brancaster Church;

Sunday, no walk o ffered at time of going to press - check website.
Tuesday, 10am, brisk six miles, Wiveton and Blakeney, led by Sue and Mick, 01328 830886, meet at Wiveton Downs;

Wednesday, 1.30pm, short and leisurely 3.6 miles, South Wootton and Reffley, led by Jane, 01553 631600, meet at South Wootton Village Hall:
Thursday, 10am. five miles, Gaywood, led by Sue and Allan, 01553 671829, meet at Gaywood Library

West Norfolk Walking for Health:

Walks co-ordinator Mick Donoghue 078577 17768.

Friday, 10.30am, Snettisham Mill, meet at Snettisham village hall, three miles, grade three walk;
Monday, 10.30am, Holme, White Horse pub, 3.2 miles, grade three walk along Holme dunes via path and beach;
Wednesday, 10.30am, Hunstanton, meet at the lighthouse for an easy beginners’ walk along the clifftop, flat even surfaces, mostly grass, suitable for the less able-bodied;
Wednesday, 2pm, Downham Methodist Church, grade two walk, lanes, tracks and riverbank;
Thursday, 10am, Beachamwell village hall, grade three walk, road, track, paths, some stiles;

TWALK, Denver and Downham walk and talk group:

Walks start at 10am. Contact Ken: 01366 382310.

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, meet outside Denver Village Hall;
Friday and Wednesday, meet at Downham Library.

OXBOROUGH: Oxburgh Hall:
Saturday and Sunday, 11.30am-1pm and 2-3.30pm, join one of the garden stewards on a walk through the grounds to see the snowdrops and aconites carpeting the park and woodland; or just take a stroll on your own.
WELLS: Beach cafe:
Wednesday, 10am, Wednesday walkies for dog owners.