What’s on where in West Norfolk: Leisure listings for Friday, May 13th:

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LYNN: Greyfriars Art Space

Saturday, noon-4pm, opening of Mapping Norfolk 08-15 by Kabir Hussain, continues to May 28 (Tuesday-Saturday 10am-4pm).

Lynn Museum:

Continuing until Saturday, display of hearing aids through a lifetime; also continuing Art of the Mart and also Seahenge, 10am-5pm Tuesday to 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.
SWAFFHAM: Swaffham Museum:
Continuing, RAF Marham centenary year, Monday-Friday 10am-4pm, Saturday 10am-1pm.

THORNHAM: Village Hall:

Saturday and Sunday, 10am-5pm, free admission to themed art exhibition Into The Woods and Beyond, by Julie Spriggs and Tod Evans.


LYNN: Vancouver Quarter:

Tuesday, 10am-2pm, Mental health awareness raising event organised by 
Bridge for Heroes and West Norfolk Mind with acoustic music, tombola and information.


Friday, 5-7pm, “Museums at Night” campaign event with activities, refreshments and special film screening of Cathead, free admission but advanced booking essential on 01553 775001.

King’s Lynn Christian Fellowship, Wellesley Street:

Friday, 6-7.30pm, Messy church with games, activities and hot food, £1.50 01553 766333.

Lynn Library:

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

Friday, 6-7pm, Colour yourself calm;

Saturday, 9am-4.30pm, Book sale;

Wednesday, 10am-noon, Scrabble Club;

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

Gaywood Library:

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

Monday, 10am-noon, Scrabble club;

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

Tuesday, 1.30-2.15pm, continuing, story-telling and music for pre-school children with the Lavender Hill Mob Theatre Company, must book call 01553 768498;

Wednesday, 9.30-11.30am, free 10-week course Quilting for the Community continues to June 22, 01553 768498.


Monday, 6-8pm, Monthly book club and “Brave New Reads” evening;

Wednesday, 2-4pm, Beginners’ internet taster, must book on 01485 540181;

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

DOCKING: Ripper Hall:

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

DOWNHAM: Library:

Monday, 10am-noon, Watercolour 
stamping techniques, must book on 01366 383073;

Tuesday, 1-3pm, Scrabble club;

Tuesday, 3-4pm, Reading group;

Tuesday, 10.30-11.15am, Continuing, story-telling and music for pre-school children with the Lavender Hill Mob Theatre Company, must book call 01366 383073;

Wednesday, 10am-noon, Online basics for beginners, booking essential on 01366 383073;

Wednesday, 1.30-3pm, Knit and natter;

Thursday, 10.30-11.30am, Baby bounce and rhyme time.


Monday, 2.30-3.30pm, Monthly book club, 01485 532280;

Tuesday, 1-3pm, “Brave New Reads” afternoon.

SWAFFHAM: Library:

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

Tuesday, 2-5pm, Get digital tablet course, continues weekly to June 7, £15 for all three sessions.

WEST WINCH: Primary School:

Saturday, 2-4pm, Messy church session with stories, songs, crafts and tea for children accompanied by a parent.


LYNN: North Lynn Discovery Centre:

Wednesday, 7.30pm, bingo.


Saturday, 7.30pm, bingo in aid of hall funds;

Sunday, 2-4pm, live music by Downham Community Choir, exhibition by local artists, refreshments £1 per person, free admission;

Thursday, 7.30pm, talk on the history of Downham Market and the Clackclose Hundred by Kathleen Wiseman, £2 per person to include refreshments.

BRANCASTER: Village Hall:

Saturday and Sunday, 9.30am-4.30pm, vintage sale.

DENVER: Village Hall:

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

DERSINGHAM: Scout & Guide HQ:

Saturday, 7pm, bingo in aid of 1st Dersingham Guides 01485 544753.

EAST WINCH: Carpenters Arms:

Thursday, 8pm, quiz for PACT animal charity.

GREAT DUNHAM: Village Hall:

Saturday, 10.30am-noon, jumble sale in aid of hall funds, free admission.

GREAT MASSINGHAM: Village green:

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

HILGAY: Good Companions:

Tuesday, 7.30pm, cash bingo.

HUNSTANTON: Smithdon High School:

Sunday, 8am-1pm, PTA car boot sale, £5 cars £10 vans and trailers, gates open 7am.

METHWOLD: Social Club:

Wednesday, doors 6.30pm, bingo 7.30pm.

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 funds, 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, eyes down 7.30pm, prize bingo in aid of hall funds.

STOW BRIDGE: Village Hall:

Wednesday, 10am-1pm, Coffee morning 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.


Sunday, 1pm dog walk and show, walk £5 adult children free, dog show entry £2 per dog per class, in aid of Norfolk Hospice Tapping House.


Saturday, 7pm, charity bingo.

THURSFORD: Thursford Collection:

Wednesday, 7pm, Charity fashion show by Jarrolds, compered by Helen McDermott, in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support, tickets £20 01553 630113.


Thursday, 7.15pm, bingo in aid of Riding for the Disabled, 01945 880718.


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

WEREHAM: Village Hall:

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

WEST DEREHAM: Village Hall:

Saturday, 7.30pm, prize bingo in aid of hall funds.


LYNN: Professional Development Centre, Kilhams Way:

Friday, 10am, U3A meeting, and talk by Philip Hesketh on orchestra conductors, new members welcome, 01553 841596.

Town Hall:

Tuesday, 6.30pm, free talk by David Marien from the College of West Anglia on thatch roofing and tiles.

Live and Let Live, Windsor Road:

Wednesday, 6.30pm, Harding’s Pits Community Association agm, 01553 760513.

Conservative Club, Gaywood:

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

Reffley Community Centre:

Friday, 1.30-4.30pm, Pro-Active Care Support activity and social group, 01553 816519;

Wednesday, 10am-noon, Reffley Art Group.

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:

Friday, 7.15pm, Philatelic Society, 01485 544743;

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: Town Hall:

Thursday, 2-4pm, Silver Threads Club.

Methodist Church Hall:

Tuesday, 7.30pm Downham Singers, all welcome;

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

Sovereign Centre, Trafalgar Industrial Estate:

Friday, 10.30am-12.30pm, Downham Carers’ Group.

GRIMSTON: Village Hall:

Fridays, 7pm, Lynn Model Railway Club.

HUNSTANTON: St Edmund’s Church Hall:

Saturday, 11am-1pm, Support group for people with dementia and carers.

Town Hall basement:

Wednesday, 10.30am, Poetry morning organised by Hunstanton Community Players and sponsored by HDFA, £2.50 to include refreshments, 01485 533933.


Thursday, 7.30pm, Lynn Amateur Radio Club.

SNETTISHAM: Memorial Hall:

Thursday, 8pm, Torc Sequence Dance Club.

SOUTH WOOTTON: Village Hall:

Sunday, 2.30pm, West Norfolk National Trust Association illustrated talk by regional director Paul Forecast, entry £4 all welcome;

Wednesday, 7.15pm, South Wootton WI meeting and talk by vet Chris Tansley, visitors £3.

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, Spiritual Awareness Group with Barbara Price from March;

Tuesday, 10.30am, Swaffham Wellbeing group.


Wednesday, 8pm, West Norfolk Motor Cycle Action Group.


Saturday, 11am, History Group’s 10th annual meeting with talk by Norfolk community archaeologist Claire Bradshaw, displays etc, free admission.

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:

Monday, 7.30pm, Lynn Camera Club, three-way inter-club with North Norfolk and Lutterworth, judged by Chris Holt,


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


LYNN: Rathskeller:

Wednesday, 8pm, quiz night teams up to six, £1 per person, in aid of QEH Special Care Baby Unit


Sunday, 7.30pm, poker.

DERSINGHAM: Coach and Horses:

Thursday, quiz night, cash prize, 01485 540391.

DOWNHAM CLUB, Paradise Road:

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.

SWAFFHAM: Conservative Club:

Wednesday, 7.30pm, bingo.


LYNN: Corn Exchange:

Friday, 7.30pm, The Dreamboys, over 18s, £24, 01553 764864;

Saturday, 7.30pm, Tenors Un Limited, £21;

Sunday, 8pm, Graeme of Thrones, £19;

Wednesday, 7.30pm, Psychic Sally, £24.50;

Thursday, 2.30pm, The Good Old Days, £14.50. concs £13.50.

Town Hall:

Wednesday, 7.30pm, KL Music society concert with pianist Maria Razumovskaya, admission free to under 18s, students in full time education and those with affiliation to FRMS, visitors welcome, £10 at the door.

St John’s Church:

Wednesday, 7.30pm, Electronic organ and keyboard concert with Matthew Bason, £6.50, 01553 774664/671285.

Lynn Minster:

Tuesday, 12.30pm, Lunchtime recital with David Shepherd from Boston, church cafe open from 12.30pm.

DOWNHAM: Town Hall:

Thursday, 7.30pm. Downham Amateur Dramatic Society present Greed, tickets £8 from Lewks or call 01366 383762, continues Friday and Saturday).

HUNSTANTON: Princess Theatre:

Saturday, 7.30pm, Talon, The Best of the Eagles, £15.50-£20.50, 01485 532252;

Sunday, 7.30pm, An Evening with The Rubettes, £21.

FAKENHAM: Community Centre:

Friday and Saturday, 7.30pm, Fadlos present Legally Blonde, tickets £7-£8.50 from Sweets ‘N’ Things, 01328 855172.

SWAFFHAM: Parish church:

Saturday, 7.30pm, Charity concert with the Norfolk Winds quartet and soprano Meg Starling, tickets £10 (to include refreshments) from Swaffham Rotarians and Ceres Bookshop.

WESTACRE: Westacre Theatre:

Friday, 7.30pm, The Importance of Being Earnest, £16, 01760 755800.


LYNN: Lynn Town Guides 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, Holme 6 miles, led by Katie and James, 01485 542848;

Sunday, 10.30am, Hunstanton 8.5 miles, led by Pat R 01485 540757;

Tuesday, 10am, Coxford and Broomsthorpe brisk 6 miles, led by Judith 01553 670915;

Thursday, 10am. Birchams 4.5 miles, led by Cliff 01485 541115.


Free walks, West Norfolk contact is Jackie Squires on 01553 616279.

Friday, 10.30am, Grimston, grade 3, meet opposite Low Road;

Monday, 10.30am, Little Massingham, grade 3, meet St Andrew’s Church;

Wednesday, 10.30am, Lynn Walks, grade 1, meet main gate opposite library;

Wednesday, 2pm, Downham, grade 3, meet library;

Thursday, 10.30am, Wretton common, grade 2, meet School road, Stoke Ferry.

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.