What’s on where in West Norfolk: Leisure Listings for Friday, May 20th

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LYNN: Greyfriars Art Space

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

Lynn Museum:

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.

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

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


LYNN: Town centre:

Saturday and Sunday, Hanse Festival, for details see pages 81 and 82.

Hardwick Road Cemetery:

Saturday and Sunday, 11am-4pm, “Friends” of the cemetery working days and also guided walk at 2pm on Sunday with Dr Julian Litten.

Lynn library:

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

Friday, 6-7pm, Friday night book club

Saturday, 9am-4.30pm, Book sale;

Wednesday, 10am-12, Scrabble Club;

Wednesday, 10-11am, Poems aloud monthly session;

Thursday, 10am-12, Trivial Pursuit;

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

Gaywood library:

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

Monday, 10am-12, 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;

Thursday, 1-2.30pm, Friendship Group meeting and flower arranging demonstration, £1.


Friday, 9-10.30am annual classic and supercar event.

CASTLE ACRE: Ostrich Inn:

Friday, 8.45pm, Morris dancing with the Kings Morris.


Monday, 1.30-3pm, Scrabble Club;

5-7pm, The joy of Pinterest, tickets £5, must book on 01485 540181;

Wednesday, 6-7pm, Colour yourself calm;

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

DOCKING: Ripper Hall:

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

DOWNHAM: Discover Downham, Priory Road: Saturday, 10am-4pm, 200th anniversary of the Downham riots, many activities, free film shows, talk and film show at 2pm entry £3.50.

Downham library:

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

Tuesday, 1-3pm, Scrabble Club;

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

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


Friday, 8pm, Morris dancing with the Kings Morris.

LITCHAM: Lexham Hall:

Sunday, 11am-5pm, open gardens, admission £5 adults, children free, home-made refreshments in aid of Swaffham Macmillan Cancer Care.

STODY: Stody Lodge:

Sunday, 11am-5pm, Stody Boutique Festival, adults £9 children free.

SWAFFHAM: Library:

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

Friday, 6-7pm, talk by author Ben Johncock, tickets £2 01769 721513.


LYNN: Marriott’s Warehouse:

Wednesday, 11am, monthly coffee quiz in aid of Trust funds, £5 per person to include refreshments.

RBL Club:

Wednesday, 3-5pm, club bingo;

Thursday, 7.30pm, bingo.

St Raphael Club, Parkway, Gaywood:

Wednesday, 7.30pm, bingo for club funds.

DENVER: Playing field:

Sunday, 12-4pm, car boot sale 20p entry, open for traders at 11am, £5 per pitch 07810 778346 or 01366 387536.

DERSINGHAM: Methodist church:

Thursday, 10am-4.30pm, church flower festival starts, free admission, fundraising for church funds and Norfolk Accident Rescue Service, 01485 541068; continues to Sunday 29th.

HILGAY: Village Hall:

Sunday, 10am-4pm, book sale in aid of Addenbrooke’s Hospital brain tumour department.

Village venues:

Sunday, 9am-2pm, yard sales around the village in aid of Mother and Toddler Group / Arthritis UK, 01366 858438.

Good Companions Club:

Tuesday, 7.30pm, cash bingo.

METHWOLD: Social Club:

Wednesday, bingo 7.30pm.

NARBOROUGH: Community Centre:

Friday, 7.45pm, bingo, for funds.

Saturday, 7pm, prize bingo in aid of Swaffham Community Hospital, 07880 580863.

NORDELPH: Village Hall:

Friday, 7pm, bingo, in aid of hall funds, Daphne: 01366 324213.

POTT ROW: Playing field:

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

SANDRINGHAM: Visitor Centre:

Sunday 11am, dog walk and quiz with donations to Lynn and District branch of Guide Dogs.

ST GERMANS: Memorial Hall:

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

SNETTISHAM: Playing Field:

Saturday, 8am, car boot sale, set up from 7am.

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:

Sunday, 7.30pm, cash bingo in aid of hall funds.

STOW BRIDGE: Village Hall:

Monday, 7.30pm bingo,for hall funds.

SWAFFHAM: Methodist rooms:

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

Assembly Rooms:

Friday, 9am-2pm, indoor market, free entry, 01760 725499, raising funds for town events.


Saturday, 7pm, charity bingo.

WEREHAM: Village Hall:

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

WEST DEREHAM: Village Hall:

Friday, 7.30pm, Fish and chip supper in aid of Spinal Injuries Awareness, £8 per person;

Saturday, 10am-noon, coffee morning.


LYNN: Town Hall:

Tuesday, 6.30pm, free talk by David Marien from the College of West Anglia on Lynn’s Victorian and Georgian building.

Friends Meeting House:

Tuesday, 10.30-11.30am, WEA Lynn branch learning circle, 01553 775184.


Wednesday, 10.30am-12, monthly coffee morning, 01553 775001.

Deaf Centre, Railway Road:

Wednesday, 10am-noon, Carers’ Retreat with therapies, talks, gentle exercise etc.

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.

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.

HEACHAM: Old Friends Hall, Sunnyside:

Monday, 7.15pm, History Group meeting and talk by Gill Blanchard on “How to Trace the History of a House”, £2 all welcome, 01485 571794.

St Mary’s Church Hall:

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

HUNSTANTON: Alive Bites Cafe:

Wednesday, 1.30-3pm, Cacels group (coffee and cake enjoying life supportively) monthly session.


Thursday, 7.30pm, Lynn Amateur Radio Club.


Friday, 2pm, Making Gardening Easier talks by Brian Anderson and May Davey.

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 by Tuesday on 01366 500704.

STOW BRIDGE: Village Hall:

Wednesday, 7.30pm, Jive survivors dance group, 01553 617392

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, Molly dancing with Misfit Molly group, all welcome, 01366 328422.

WEST WINCH: William Burt Centre:

Friday, 8-11pm, Lynn and District Ballroom Dancing club, members £5 guests £7, 01553 829500

Monday, 7.30pm, Lynn Camera Club field trip www.klcameraclub.org.uk

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

Village Hall:

Tuesday, 7pm, Lynn Photography Group.

WIMBOTSHAM: Village Hall:

Sunday, 7.30pm, Earth’s Angels spiritualist group with Essex medium Keith Thompson.


DERSINGHAM: Coach and Horses:

Thursday, quiz night, cash prize, 01485 540391.

DOWNHAM CLUB, Paradise Road:

Sunday, 2.45pm draw, men’s and ladies’ darts tournament, cash prize;

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.

LYNN: Woolpack:

Sunday, 7.30pm, poker.

SWAFFHAM: Conservative Club:

Wednesday, 7.30pm, bingo.


LYNN: Corn Exchange:

Friday, 7.30pm, Sing-a-long Grease, £16 children £11, 01553 764864;

Saturday, 1.30pm, Mister Maker arts and crafts, ages 6 and over, adults £13.50, children £10, family £42;

Sunday, 3.30pm, Norfolk Symphony Orchestra, £16, £8;

Tuesday, 6pm, Breakin’ Convention, £10, £8.

Wednesday, 8pm, Julian Clary, £23;

Thursday (and Friday), 7.30pm Russell Watson £39.50/£46.


Saturday, 7.30pm, Librarian Theatre presents The Book’s The Thing, £7, concs £4, www.librariantheatre.com

Lynn Minster:

Tuesday, 12.30pm, lunchtime recital with Trevor Hughes of Hitchin.

Town Hall:

Wednesday, 7.30pm, Lynn Male Voice Choir with guest soloist Ben Thapa, tickets £12 to include refreshments, 01553 828539.

St John’s Church, The Walks:

Wednesday, 10.30am, musical coffee morning with Matthew Preston (piano), Gill smith (piano) and Ivan McCready (cell), free entry, refreshments.

DOWNHAM: Town Hall:

Friday and Saturday, 7.30pm, Downham Amateur Dramatic Society presents Greed, tickets £8 from Lewks.

HUNSTANTON: Princess Theatre:

Sunday, 7.30pm, Sensation, the music of The Who, £16-£20, 01485 532252;

Wednesday, 7.30pm, Derek Acorah, £18.50.

Town Hall:

Wednesday, 6.30pm, Much Ado About Shakespeare with songs, music, plays and sketches, £5 adults accompanied children free, tickets from TIC or on the door.

Thursday, 7.30pm, East Anglian poet Doreen Reed presents “Way with Words”, tickets £6.

WESTACRE: Westacre Theatre:

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


LYNN: Town Guides guided walks:

Friday, and Tuesday, 2pm, Historic Lynn, start from town hall, walks up to two hours, £5, £4 concessions, £1 children, tickets 01553 763044; Saturday at 11am and 2pm Hanse Walks.

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

Saturday, 10am, Old Hunstanton and Holme Next The Sea 5 miles, led by Joy 01485 579019;

Sunday, 10.30am, The Peddars 10 miles, meet Snettisham church, led by John R 01485 543844;

Tuesday, 10am, Sheringham Park brisk 6 miles, led by Sue and Mick 01328 830886;

Wednesday, 1.30, Lynn river walk leisurely 4 miles meet Globe Hotel, led by Brian H 0794 956965;

Thursday, 10am. Ringstead and Holme 6 miles, led by Janet S 01485 571161.


West Norfolk contact is Jackie Squires on 01553 616279.

Friday, 10.30am North Wootton grade 3, meet Lloyds Pharmacy;

Monday, 10.30am, Holme Next The Sea grade 3, meet White Horse;

Wednesday, 10.30am, Gaywood, grade 1, meet library;

Wednesday, 2pm, Downham grade 2, meet Leisure Centre;

Thursday, 10.30am, Hilgay grade 3, meet East End Road/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.