What’s on where in West Norfolk: Leisure Listings for Friday, August 19th

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LYNN: Greyfriars Art Space:
Continuing to September 11, open Tuesday to Saturday 10am-4pm, Gasworks VI, mixed media exhibition.
Groundwork Gallery: 
Continuing to October 30, “Sunlight and Gravity” by Roger Ackling and Richard Long. 
Lynn Museum:
Continuing Art of the Mart and also Seahenge, 10am-5pm Tuesday-Saturday, noon-4pm Sunday, 01553 775001.
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.
DERSINGHAM: Dersingham Pottery & Gallery:
Continuing to September 3, 10am-5pm daily, exhibition of work by June and Ben Mullarkey and Siobhan Williams.
HOUGHTON: Houghton Hall:
Continuing to September 25, photos by artist-in-residence Martin d’Orgeval.

HUNSTANTON: Methodist Church:

Friday noon-6.30pm, Saturday 10am-6.30pm, Art after stroke, showcasing the work of local stroke survivors, free entry.

RINGSTEAD: Village Hall:
Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 10am-5pm, summer exhibition by Barbara King. 
SWAFFHAM: Arts Lounge Gallery:
Continuing to August 30, summer arts exhibition, weekdays 10am-5pm, Saturdays 9.30am-4pm.
Swaffham Museum:
Continuing, RAF Marham centenary year, Monday-Friday 10am-4pm, Saturday 10am-1pm.


LYNN: Town centre locations:

Sunday, 10am-4pm, Fairytales and Legends free family fun day.

Tower Gardens:

Sunday, noon-4pm, Greyfriars Art Space 6th Arts Festival with free family entertainment, live music and performers, stalls, art on the railings.

True’s Yard Museum:

Wednesday, 10.30am-3pm, Pirate Day family activity day, £1 children, adults and Time Club members free, 01553 770479.

Red Mount and South Gate:

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

Lynn Library:

Friday, 10.30am-noon, “The Giraffe the Pelly and Me” crafts and story extracts, tickets £3 per child, booking essential, all children must be accompanied by an adult;

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

Friday, 6-7pm, monthly book group;

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

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

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

Tuesday, 2.30-4pm, The Enormous Crocodile crafts and story, tickets £3 per child, booking essential, all children must be accompanied by an adult;

Wednesday, 10am-12noon, Scrabble club;

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

Gaywood Library:

Friday, 10.30-11am, summer holiday rhyme time for pre-school children (be accompanied by an adult), 01553 768498;

Friday, 6-7pm, Wrestling demo by Falling Starr Wrestling for 11-19 years age group (parents/families welcome too) must book on 01553 768498, funded by the West Norfolk Youth Advisory Board;

Monday, 10am-noon, Scrabble club;

Tuesday, 10.30-11.30am, Teddybear storytime with staff from the Vancouver Children’s Centre, children must be accompanied by an adult, 01553 768498;

Wednesday, 10am-12, Minecraft mayhem activities, booking essential £2 per child, ages 6 and over, children must be accompanied by an adult, 01553 768498;

Thursday, 1-2pm, Keeping fit in later years, part of Friendship Group meeting, £1 to include tea/coffee.

BAWSEY: Bawsey church ruins:

Sunday, 3pm, Open air harvest festival service.

BURNHAM NORTON: 21 Norton Street:

Sunday 2-5pm, pop-up Saffron Museum, free entry.

DERSINGHAM: Dersingham Library:

Monday, 1.30-3pm, Scrabble club;

Wednesday, 10.30am-noon, Roald Dahl fun morning, booking essential and children must be accompanied by an adult;

Thursday, 9am-5pm, Summer read continues;

Thursday, 6-7pm, Colour yourself calm.

DOCKING: Ripper Hall:

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

DOWNHAM: Downham Library:

Monday, 1.30-3pm, Minecraft mayhem activities, booking essential £2 per child, ages 6 and over, children must be accompanied by an adult, 01366 383073;

Tuesday, 1-3pm, Scrabble club.

FAKENHAM: Fakenham Library:

Tuesday, 11am-noon, Big Baby Sparrow’s Adventure with local author Jenny Cunningham;

Wednesday, 10-10.45am Rhyme time;

Wednesday, 10.30am-noon, Audio book club with Norfolk and Norwich Association for the Blind;

Thursday, 2-4pm, Scrabble club.

HOLME-NEXT-SEA: White Horse:

Friday, 8.30pm, Morris dancing with the King’s Morris.

HUNSTANTON: Smithdon School:

Sunday, 11am-6pm, 20th Hunstanton Kite Festival and Classic Car Rally, tickets £5 adult, £2 child, £12 family.

South Prom car park:

Saturday, 7pm, Custom cars meet with fundraising for Cry charity (Cardiac Risk in the Young).

Tourist Information Centre:

Saturday, 10am-2pm, Local author David Wood book signing “Fly Pig Fly”.

Town Hall: Sunday, 10am-4pm, HDFA craft fair, free entry.

Hunstanton Library:

Monday, 10.30am-noon, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory day, booking essential and all children must be accompanied by an adult;

Wednesday, 9am-5pm, Summer read continues.

SOUTH WOOTTON: Village Hall:

Friday, 12.30pm, Making Gardening Easier coach trip to Pensthorpe (also pick-up at Dersingham Budgens at 12.45pm), call Susan Neil on 01553 673970 for details and ticket.

TILNEY ALL SAINTS: Coach & Horses:

Monday, 6.30pm, classic car and bike meet.

WEST DEREHAM: Village Hall:

Sunday, noon, Family fun day with games, crafts and barbecue.


LYNN: Marriott’s Warehouse:

Wednesday, 11am, Coffee quiz, £5 per person includes refreshments.

Knights Hill farm shop:

Sunday, noon-4pm, car boot sale, pitches £5, set up from 11am.

DENVER: Village Hall:

Friday, 7.30pm, bingo, for hall funds.

DOWNHAM: Sue Ryder Store, Bridge Road:

Saturday, 9am-5pm, Teddy Tombola, tea and cakes, bric-a-brac etc.

HILGAY: Good Companions:

Tuesday, 7.30pm, cash bingo.

METHWOLD: Social Club:

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

NARBOROUGH: Community Centre:

Friday, 7.45pm, bingo, for funds.

NORDELPH: Village Hall:

Friday, 7pm, bingo, for hall funds.

ROYDON: All Saints’ Church:

Saturday, 1-4pm, Church fete “A Bit of a Do” with dog show, stalls, games, live music, mini-farm etc, 077907 86286.

ST GERMANS: Memorial Hall:

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

SNETTISHAM: Memorial Hall:

Friday, 7.30pm, bingo, for hall funds.

The Paddocks:

Tuesday, 7.30pm, charity bingo.

Salvation Army Centre, Alma Road:

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

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, raising funds for town events.


Saturday, 7pm, eyes down for charity bingo.

WEREHAM: Village Hall:

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


LYNN: 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, call on 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:

Tuesdays, 7.30pm Downham Singers, all welcome.

GRIMSTON: Village Hall:

Fridays, 7pm, Lynn Model Railway Club.

HEACHAM: St Mary’s Church Hall:

Thursday, 7.30pm, Heacham Flower Club, monthly flower demonstrations and competitions, members £2, Sandra: 01485 571029.


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, noon, 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, Swaffham Spiritual Awareness Group with Trish Drury from Norwich.

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.

WEST WINCH: William Burt Centre:

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

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

Village Hall:

Tuesday, 7-9pm, King’s Lynn Photography Group.


DERSINGHAM: Coach and Horses:

Thursday, quiz night, cash prize.

DOWNHAM CLUB, Paradise Road:

Thursday and Sunday, 7.30pm, bingo, 01366 382246.

HEACHAM: Fox & Hounds:

Thursday, 9.30pm, quiz night, 01485 570345.

HUNSTANTON: United Services Club:

Friday, 8.30pm, Quiz night, £2 per person,

Waterside Bar:

Thursday, 9pm, quiz night, free, 01485 535810.

SWAFFHAM: Conservative Club:

Wednesday, 7.30pm, bingo.


LYNN: The Walks bandstand:

Sunday, 2-4pm, John Barker trumpet soloist.

St John’s Church:

Wednesday, 10.30am, Musical coffee morning with Karen and Richard Hall on flute and trombone, free entry, refreshments, donations invited for church funds.

Lynn Minster:

Tuesday, 12.30pm, Lunchtime recital with Prof David Baker, of Mytholmroyd, West Yorkshire.

HUNSTANTON: Princess Theatre:

Saturday, 7.30pm, Starman, David Bowie – A Musical Celebration, £16-£21, 01485 532252;

Sunday, 7.30pm, Bye Bye Baby, the music of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, £20.50.

The Green:

Sunday, 2-4pm, Hunstanton Concert Band’s “Picnic on the Green”.


Westacre Theatre:

Friday and Saturday at 7.30pm, Westacre Theatre Company present Steel Magnolias, £16, £12 under 21s, 01760 755800;

Thursday, 7.30pm, Westacre Theatre Company present Up’n’Under, £16, £12 under 21s, 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.

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

Saturday, 10am, Oxborough and Gooderstone, 5 miles, led by Hazel and John 01366 385772;

Sunday, 10.30am, Dersingham to Hunstanton, 10 miles, led by John R 01485 543844;

Tuesday, 10am, Nar and Ouse brisk 6 miles, led by Sandra 01553 771108;

Wednesday, 1.30pm, Roydon Common 4.8 miles, led by Sue and Mike 01553 679277;

Thursday, 10am. Ringstead 5.5 miles, led by Sue C 01485 671829.


West Norfolk contact is Jackie Squires on 01553 616279.

Friday, 10.30am, Burnham Overy Staithe, grade 2 or 3, meet Harbour Car Park;

Monday, 10.30am, Castle Acre, grade 3, meet Castle car park;

Wednesday, 10.30am, Fairstead grade 2, meet Doorstep Green Garden;

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

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

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 Downham Library.