What’s on where in West Norfolk: Leisure Listings for Friday, October 21

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LYNN: Greyfriars Art Space:

Continuing to Saturday, exhibition showcasing new works by BellArtLabs, 10am-4pm;

Sunday, 1-4.30pm, opening day of Hannah Williams’ show “Art From a 15-year-old”, continues daily 10am-4pm to Saturday, October 29.

Groundwork Gallery: 
Continuing to October 30, “Sunlight and Gravity” by Roger Ackling and Richard Long. 
Lynn Museum:
Continuing, Little Lives: Snapshots of Childhood, 10am-5pm Tuesday-Saturday, noon-4pm Sunday, 01553 775001.

True’s Yard:

Continuing to November 29, Terrifying Tales and other Spooky Stories.

Town Hall: 
Stories of Lynn, open daily, 10am-4.30pm, £5, children and concessions £3.50, family £13.50.
Continuing, free exhibition, Remember Nelson, daily 10am-5pm.

HEACHAM: Old Friends Hall, Sunnyside:

Saturday and Sunday, 10am-4pm, Art and craft fair with the newly-formed Friends Art Group, free admission, refreshments available.
SWAFFHAM: Green Britain Centre:

Monday to Friday 29th Embroideries inspired by Capability Brown (Monday 12-4pm, daily 10am-4pm, Friday 10am-2pm).

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


LYNN: Town Hall:

Wednesday, 11am-3pm, Treasures and Legends of King John with craft activities and trail, etc.

Custom House:

Saturday to October 30, 10.30am-3.30pm (Sunday from noon) Treasure quest for children, £1 adults, 50p children.

St Nicholas’ Chapel:

Saturday, 11am-3pm, Free scratch art activity, suitable for ages five and over, children must be with an adult, 01553 774471;

Tuesday to October 29, 10.30am-4pm, Hide and Squeak bat trail, £1;

Thursday, 4-8pm, Chapel at night.

True’s Yard:

Wednesday, 10.30am-3pm, Hallowe’en family activity day £1;

Thursday, 6-7pm, Ghost tour, £5 includes free drink, tickets from True’s Yard.

Lynn Museum:

Tuesday, 10.30am-1pm, Myths, legends and fairytales.

Lynn Library:

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

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

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

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

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

Tuesday, 10am-12, Knit and Knatter;

Tuesday, 2.30-4pm, Time Traveller free drop-in to reminisce, 01553 772568;

Wednesday, 10am-12, Scrabble club;

Wednesday, 10.30-11.30am, Poems aloud monthly group;

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

Thursday, 10am-12, Local history club monthly get-together.

Gaywood Library:

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

Monday, 10am-12, Scrabble club;

Tuesday, 10.30-11.30am, Spooks and spells storytime with staff from the Vancouver Children’s Centre, for children up to seven who must be accompanied by an adult;

Wednesday, 10.30am-12, Fun with the Dogs Trust with storytelling and crafts, free, book on 01553 768498;

Thursday, 1-2pm, Friendship Group meeting and Historypin Connexions project, reminisce and share memories, £1 to include refreshments 01553 768498.

DERSINGHAM: Dersingham Library:

Monday, 1.30-3pm, Scrabble club;

Wednesday, 10.30am-12, Minecraft mayhem, tickets £3 per child in advance, book on 01485 540181;

Thursday, 10.30am-12, Knit and Natter;

Thursday, 6-7pm, Colour yourself calm.

DOCKING: Ripper Hall:

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

DOWNHAM: Tesco store:

Friday, 6am-midnight, Alive Leisure staff join the Superman Dan charity for a spinathon.

Downham Library:

Monday, 1.30-3.30pm, Ghosts and legends event, suitable 5-11, £2 per child, all children must be accompanied by an adult, book on 01366 383073;

Tuesday, 1-3pm, Scrabble club;

Wednesday, 1.30-3pm, Fun with the Dogs Trust with storytelling and crafts, free, book on 01366 383073.

FAKENHAM: Market Square:

Saturday, 8.30am-12, Farmers’ market.

Fakenham Library:

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

Wednesday, 2-3.30pm, Shared reading;

Thursday, 2-4pm, Scrabble club.

HOLKHAM: Holkham Hall:

Thursday to October 30, 10am-5pm, Hallowe’en fun activities.

HUNSTANTON: Hunstanton Library:

Monday, 2.30-4pm, Minecraft mayhem, tickets £3 per child in advance on 01485 532280;

Wednesday, 3.30-5pm, Which witch is which? Tales, crafts and activities for children 7 and over, tickets at £3 per child must be booked in advance by calling on 01485 532280.


Continuing to October 30, 10.30am-4pm, Witches and wizards at half-term.


LYNN: Royal British Legion Club, Tower Street:

Wednesday, 3-5pm, fun bingo, for Legion branch funds.

St Raphael Club, Parkway, Gaywood:

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

Marriott’s Warehouse, South Quay:

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

GRIMSTON: Pia Plum Designs:

Saturday 10am–4pm and Sunday 11am–4pm, Raffle and Christmas market in aid of Norfolk Hospice Tapping House.

HILGAY: Good Companions:

Tuesday, 7.30pm, cash bingo.

HUNSTANTON: Union church:

Saturday, 10am-1.30pm, Autumn fair with stalls including gifts and crafts, refreshments,light lunches etc

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, Daphne: 01366 324213.

POTT ROW: Playing field:

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

ST GERMANS: Memorial Hall:

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


Wednesday, 10.30am-4pm, Companions of Park House Christmas market stalls, free entry, refreshments available,

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:

Sunday 7.30pm, all 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, 9am-12, Coffee morning with stalls in aid of Save the Children


Saturday, 7pm, charity bingo.

WATLINGTON: Village Hall:

Saturday, 10am-12, WI coffee morning and stalls in aid of Norfolk Hospice Tapping House, entry £2, children free, to include coffee/tea and biscuit.

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.



Marriott’s Warehouse, South Quay:

Friday, 7.30pm, Lynn Society of Arts and Sciences agm and illustrated talk on Medieval Graffiti by Matthew Champion, visitors £4, 01553 775535;

Sunday, 3pm, Pleasant Sunday Afternoon lecture series continues with “Joseph Dines: teacher, soldier and temporary gentleman”, free no need to book.

True’s Yard:

Thursday, 1pm, True’s Talks continue with Christopher Pope on RAF Marham since WW2, free entry by ticket only, 01553 771200.

Lynn Museum:

Wednesday, 10.30am, Coffee morning and “Toys and Games” 01553 775001.

Deaf Centre, Railway Road:

Wednesday, 10am-12, Carers’ Retreat with therapies, talks, gentle exercise etc.

Friends’ Meeting House, Bridge Street:

Tuesday, 10.30-11.30am, WEA monthly discussion group, free entry, 01553 775184.

Reffley Community Centre:

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

Reffley Community Centre:

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:

Saturday, 12.30pm, Lynn Gunners, (ex Royal Artillery).

DERSINGHAM: Village Hall:

Friday, 2pm, Making Gardening Easier meeting and film Alan at Highgrove, entry £2 includes tea, visitors welcome.


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: St Mary’s Church Hall:

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


Wednesday, 10.30am-1pm, Free drop-in advice session for voluntary and community groups.


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

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, 8-11pm, Lynn & District Ballroom Dancing Club, members £5, guests £7, 01553 829500.

Monday, 7.30pm, Lynn Camera Club, “in flight photography of birds” with Richard Coles, www.klcameraclub.org.uk

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

Village Hall:

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


Thursday, 8pm, Misfit Molly dance group, new members welcome, 01366 328422.


Memorial Hall:

Wednesday, 7-9pm, Weekly carpet bowls session, 01553 617418.


DERSINGHAM: Coach and Horses:

Thursday, quiz night, cash prize, 01485 540391.

DOWNHAM CLUB, Paradise Road:

Thursday, 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: Corn Exchange:

Friday, 7.30pm, Let’s Hang On, £23, concs £22 01553 764864;

Saturday, 7.30pm, Sensational 60s Experience, £28.50, concs £26.50;

Monday, 7pm, Steve Backshall’s Wild World, £20.50, concs £16.50, family £66;

Tuesday, 7.30pm, Verdi’s Aida, £36.50, £32.50, concs £2 off;

Thursday, 7.30pm, Talents of Britain, £19.50, concs £16, family £67.

St John’s Church, The Walks:

Wednesday, 10.30am, Musical coffee morning with the Quintessential Brass Quintet led by Ben Holford; free entry, refreshments, donations invited for church funds.

HUNSTANTON: Princess Theatre:

Friday, 7.30pm, An evening with Chris Sutton Barry Fry, £21, 01485 532252;

Saturday, 7.30pm, The Stars From the Commitments, £25;

Sunday, 5pm, Vienna Festival Ballet present Snow White, adults £20, children £15, family ticket £60.

SWAFFHAM: Assembly Rooms:

Sunday, 3pm, “Getting to Know You” by Three’s Company, £9 for Swaffham Arts members, £12 non-members, children free.

Stanley’s, Lynn Street:

Friday and Saturday 7.30pm, “Murder Afoot” with The Old School House theatre company, tickets £8; Sunday at 2.30pm with afternoon tea tickets £15, 01760 336006 or Horse & Groom at Swaffham.

WATLINGTON: Village Hall:

Thursday, 7.30pm, Opening night of “Noises Off” by Watlington Players, tickets £8, continues Friday and Saturday.

WEST WINCH: William Burt Centre:

Sunday, 7.30pm, Ballroom, Latin and sequence dance, £5 per person, 07538 277468.


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, Castle Acre 6 miles, led by Dieter, 01553 670915;

Sunday, 10am, Beachamwell 11 miles, led by Pam and Mark, 01553 810126;

Tuesday, 10am, Castle Acre and Newton brisk 6 miles, led by Judith 015532 670915;

Wednesday, 1.30pm, Bawsey ruins 3 miles, led by Sue and Allan, 01553 671829;

Thursday, 10am, Great Bircham 5 miles, led by Joy 01485 579019.

West Norfolk Walking for Health:

Co-ordinator Mick Donoghue 078577 17768.

Friday, 10.30am, Snettisham grade 2, meet RSPB car park;

Monday, 10.30am, Gt Massingham grade 2, meet The Green;

Wednesday, 10.30am, Fairstead easy grade, meet Doorstep Green Garden, Centre Point;

Wednesday, 2pm, Downham grade 2, meet playing field;

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, Ken on 01366 382310; Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, meet Denver Village Hall; Wednesday and Friday, meet Downham Library.