What’s on where in West Norfolk: Leisure Listings for Friday, June 17th

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LYNN: Greyfriars Art Space:

Continuing to June 25, “Conversion” by Tom Thompson and John Lawson, gallery open Tuesday-Saturday 10am-4pm.

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.


Continuing to Sunday, daily 10am-5pm, All Saints Painters, free entry.

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.

Hardwick Road Cemetery:

Sunday 2pm, guided tour with Dr Paul Richards, £4 donation requested;

Saturday and Sunday, 11am-4pm, Friends of Hardwick Road Cemetery maintenance.

Lynn Library:

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

Friday, 6-7pm, Friday night book club monthly meeting;

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

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

Wednesday, 10am-12, Scrabble club;

Thursday, 10am-12, Trivial Pursuit;

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

Gaywood Library:

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

Monday, 10am-12, Scrabble club;

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

Tuesday, 1.30-2.15pm, Story-telling, music and song sessions for pre-school children with the Lavender Hill Mob Theatre Company final session, 01553 768498;

Wednesday, 9.30-11.30am, Quilting for the community final session, 01553 768498;

Thursday, 2-5pm, Get digital tablet course, final session.


Monday, 1.30-3pm, Scrabble club;

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

Wednesday, 10.30-11.30am, Walk and talk book club with leisurely two-mile walk, start at library, 01485 540181;

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

Thursday, 10.30am-12, Knit and natter.

DOCKING: Ripper Hall:

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

DOWNHAM: Library:

Monday, 1-3pm, Introduction to Facebook for beginners, £5, booking essential on 01366 383073;

Tuesday, 10.30-11.15am, Story-telling, music and song sessions for pre-school children with the Lavender Hill Mob Theatre Company final session, 01366 383073;

Tuesday, 1-3pm, Scrabble club;

Tuesday, 3-4pm, Reading group, 01366 383073;

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

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

FAKENHAM: Library:

Wednesday, 10-10.45am, Rhyme time;

Wednesday, 10.30am-12, Fakenham audio book club with Norfolk and Norwich Association for the Blind;

Thursday, 2-4pm, Scrabble club.

GRIMSTON: Manor Farm:

Sunday, 2pm, Country Fair in aid of St Botolph’s Church funds (vintage tractor run starts at 10am).


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

2.30-3.30pm, Book group monthly meeting, 01485 532280.

SOUTH WOOTTON: Various sites:

Saturday and Sunday, noon-5pm, nine open gardens to view, tickets £4 per person (under 14s free) from the village hall.

SWAFFHAM: Library:

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


Sunday, 10am-4pm, Desert Rats memorial reunion open day with stalls, military vehicles, marching band, memorial service at 2pm.


LYNN: Marriott’s Warehouse:

Wednesday, 11am, Monthly coffee quiz for Trust funds, £5 per person includes refreshments.

Royal British Legion Club, Tower Street:

Wednesday, 3pm, Club bingo;

Thursday, 7.30pm, Bingo.

Gaywood Tesco:

Saturday, 9am-2pm, Book sale in aid of East Anglia Air Ambulance.

St Faith’s Church, Gaywood:

Saturday, 2-4pm, Summer fete with stalls, games and bargains, free admission, proceeds for church funds.

Knight’s Hill Farm Shop:

Sunday, 12-4pm, Car boot sale, pitches £5, set up from 11am.

DENVER: Village Hall:

Friday, 7.30pm, Quiz night in aid of hall funds, £4 per person, teams of four, bring your own drinks and nibbles, 01366 383862.

Playing Field:

Sunday, 12-4pm, Car boot sale, £5 per pitch, gates open 11am for traders, 07810 778346 or 01366 387536.

DOWNHAM: Town Hall:

Friday, 9am-noon, WI free coffee morning, raffle cake stall and tombola, proceeds to Serv Blood Bikes and WI funds, 01366 388003.

EAST WINCH: All Saints’ Church:

Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 2-5pm, Noah’s Arm flower festival for church funds, 01553 840814.

GT MASSINGHAM: Village Green:

Saturday, 9am, Jumble, books, bric-a-brac, toys etc in aid of children’s work with Grassroots Malawi, cancelled if wet.

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, in aid of hall funds, 01366 324213.

POTT ROW: Playing Field:

Saturday, gates unlocked at 10am, car boot sale in aid of play area funds, pitches £5, 07585 147957.

ST GERMANS: Memorial Hall:

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

SNETTISHAM: Playing Field:

Saturday, 8am-12, Car boot sale for RAOB Archdale Lodge, cars £5, trailers and vans £10, gates open 6.30am for traders, 07546 528999.

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.

STOW BRIDGE: Village Hall:

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

SWAFFHAM: Methodist church rooms:

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

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.


Saturday, 8am, car boot sale, pitches £5, followed by summer fete from 1-4pm; call 01945 880030 to book pitches.

TOTTENHILL: Village Hall:

Saturday, 11am, Funday in aid of Wormegay School funds with bouncy castle, crafts and activity tables, village games etc, also car boot sale, set up at 10am, cars only £5 per pitch.

WEREHAM: Village Hall:

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

WESTACRE: Abbey House:

Saturday, 2-5pm, Village fete, many attractions and activities, £3 adults 50p children 5-16.


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, 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;

Thursdays, 7.30pm, Singers Inspired Capella Choir, 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, 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: 17 Brocks Road, EcoTech Business Park:

Tuesday, 7.30pm, annual meeting Swaffham & Litcham Home Hospice Support group, all welcome.

Community Centre:

Tuesday, 10.30am, Wellbeing carers’ group, 01553 768155.

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, all welcome, 01366 328422.

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, talk by Janet Davies “My journey with AV” www.klcameraclub.org.uk

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


LYNN: Crossways:

Tuesday, 8pm pool tournament 07717 535047.


Sunday, 7.30pm poker night 01553 698735.


Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 7th ale and music festival (see Gig Guide for music details).

DERSINGHAM: Coach and Horses:

Saturday and Sunday, mid-summer cider festival and music (see Gig Guide for details).

Thursday, quiz night, cash prize, 01485 540391.

DOWNHAM: Downham Club:

Thursday and Sunday, 7.30pm, bingo.

HEACHAM: Fox & Hounds:

Thursday, 9.30pm, quiz night, 01485 570345.

HEMPTON: The Bell:

Thursday, 8pm, Charity quiz, £2 per person.

HUNSTANTON: Waterside Bar:

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

United Services Club:

Friday, 8pm, Quiz night £2 entry.


Monday, 7pm, Bikers’ night 07711 212736.

SWAFFHAM: Conservative Club:

Wednesday, 7.30pm, bingo.


Friday 5-11pm, Saturday 2-11pm, Beer and music festival (see Gig Guide for music details).


LYNN: Corn Exchange:

Friday 7.30pm, Saturday 2.30 and 7.30pm, final performances of Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap, ticket details call 01553 764864;

Tuesday, 7.30pm, RAF Big Band Concert, £15, all profits to RAFA welfare funds;

Thursday, 1.30 and 4.30pm, The Gruffalo’s Child, £11.50, also on Friday 24th at 10.30am and 1.30pm.

Lynn Minster:

Tuesday, 12.30pm, Lunchtime recital with Richard Vogt of Litcham All Saints’.


Dalegate Market:

Saturday, 7pm, Gulliver’s Travels presented by The Pantaloons, adult £13.50, child (under 16) £8, family (2 adults and 2 children) £37, 01485 210305.

EAST WINCH: All Saints’ Church:

Friday, 6pm, Cafe concert with Bob and Julie Bones, special guest Vanessa Wood-Davies on harp, tickets £8 on the door, refreshments included, 01553 840814.

ELY: Sessions House:

Friday, 7.30pm, Bread or Blood with Gareth Calway and Andy Wall, tickets £5.

HUNSTANTON: Princess Theatre:

Friday, 7.30pm, Oscars Night with Hunstanton & District Festival of Arts, compere Rollo, also King’s Lynn Ukulele Band, £8.50, 01485 532252;

Saturday, 7.30pm, Whole Lotta Shakin with Rebel Dean, £15-£19.


St Nicholas’ Church:

Saturday, 7.30pm, Fakenham Choral Society summer concert, £12 (under 18s free), 01328 830639.

WESTACRE: Westacre Theatre:

Friday and Saturday, 7.30pm, Westacre Theatre Company present Shirley Valentine, £16, under 21s £12, 01760 755800.


LYNN: Guided walks by Lynn Town Guides:

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, Lynn’s Victorian Schools, meet All Saints’ Church, £5, £4 concessions, £1 children, tickets 01553 763044.

Norfolk Area Ramblers’

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

Saturday, 10am, Brancaster 6 miles, led by Jane H 01553 631600;

Sunday, 10.30am, Massinghams 10.5 miles, led by James 01485 5428848;

Tuesday, 10am, Burnham Overy Staithe brisk 6 miles, led by Meg and Jerry 01328 730525;

Wednesday, 1.30pm, Castle Rising leisurely 3.5 miles, led by Carol and Ray 01328 8338822;

Thursday, 10am, Appleton and Flitcham 4.8 miles, led by Sue and Allan, 01553 671829.


West Norfolk contact is Jackie Squires on 01553 616279.

Friday, 10.30am, Clenchwarton grade 3 or grade 2, meet recreation ground;

Monday, 10.30am, Burnham Thorpe grade 3, meet village hall;

Tuesday, 10.30am, Dersingham grade 1, meet library;

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

Wednesday, 2pm, Downham grade 2, meet Methodist Church;

Thursday, 2pm, Stow Bridge grade 2, meet Heron pub.

TWALK, Denver and Downham walk and talk group:

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

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

Wednesday and Friday, meet outside Downham Library.


National Trust car park:

Sunday 10am, start of guided 5.5 mile walk to discover the River Stiffkey with Norfolk Coast Partnership, must book on 01328 850530.