What’s on where: West Norfolk leisure listings Friday, February 17

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LYNN: Greyfriars Art Space:

Continuing to February 25, “It’s a Fishy Business” by Tony Bellars(Monday-Saturday 10am-4pm).

True’s Yard Museum:

Continuing, Photographs from the Tuck Collection.

Town Hall:

Stories of Lynn, open daily, 10am to 4.30pm, £5, children and concessions £3.50, family £13.50; a short Mart film continues to March 5 and a small exhibition of pictures.Lynn Museum:
Continuing, Little Lives: Snapshots of Childhood, 10am-5pm Tuesday to Saturday, noon-4pm Sunday, 01553 775001;

Continuing to February 25, Pentney Brooches, Anglo Saxon treasure on loan from the British Museum. There is free admission October - March, call 01553 775001 for any further information.


Continuing to Tuesday, “Sixteen”, photographs by Jonathan Stroulger;

Continuing, Remember Nelson, free, on Norfolk’s seafaring hero, daily from 10am-5pm.

NORTH CREAKE: Creake Abbey:

Continuing to Tuesday, “Sixteen” photographs by Jonathan Stroulger, all pictures within 16 miles of Creake Abbey.


LYNN: St Nicholas’ Chapel:

Friday and Saturday, 11am-3pm, Family fun find Ellie the Elephant.

Lynn Museum:

Friday, Saturday, 10am-5pm, Pentney brooch free trail.

St John’s Church:

Tuesday, 10am-12, Welcome Inn church cafe.

Lynn Library:

Friday, 10.30am-12.30pm, Dogs Trust session of doggy storytelling and craft activities, children up to 12 years and families welcome, free but must be booked in advance on 01553 761393;

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

Friday, 6-7pm, Monthly book club;

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

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

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

Tuesday, 10.30am-12, Colouring yourself calm;

Wednesday, 10am-12, Scrabble club;

Wednesday, 2.30-3.30pm, Local history discussion group;

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

Thursday, 9am-4pm, Dementia Friends, free sessions, booking essential on 01553 761393;

Thursday, 11am-12, Talk by author Elly Griffiths on her latest novel The Chalk Pit, tickets £5 booking essential on 01553 772568.

Gaywood Library:

Friday, 2.30-4.30pm, Colouring in good company, 01553 768498;

Monday, 10am-12, Scrabble club;

Tuesday, 10.30-11am, Rhyme time for pre-school children;

Thursday, 1-2.30pm, In Good Company group meeting with talk by Arthritis Care, £1 includes refreshments, 01553 768498.


Monday, 1.30-3pm, Scrabble club;

Monday, 6-7pm, Monthly book club, 01485 540181;

Tuesday, 10am-12, Beginner’s course on sewing continues;

Wednesday, 2-4pm, Tablet helpdesk, book a 30-minute session on 01485 540181;

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

Thursday, 10.30am-12, Knit and natter;

Thursday, 2-3pm, Time for parents;

Thursday, 3-4pm, Computer Buddies session, 01485 540181.

DOCKING: Ripper Hall:

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

DOWNHAM: Library:

Friday, 10am-12, Brew and banter;

Friday, 10am-12, Drop-in session to find out more about Ask Lily (living independently in later years);

Friday, 10.30am-12.30pm, Arthritis care session, book a place on 07834 418472;

Saturday, 10.30am-12.30pm, Introduction to poetry writing course continues;

Tuesday, 10am-12, Scrabble club;

Tuesday, 1-2.30pm, Bookfolding session, making vases, £2 includes refreshments, book on 01366 383073;

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

FAKENHAM: Library:

Tuesday, 2-3pm, Colour yourself calm;

Wednesday, 10-10.45am Rhyme time;

Thursday, 1-4pm, Scrabble club.


Friday, 10.30-11.30am, Just a cuppa free drop-in session;

Friday, 2.30-4pm, Dogs Trust afternoon session of doggy storytelling and craft activities, children up to 12 years and families welcome, free but must be booked in advance on 01485 532280;

Monday, 2-2.30pm, Baby bounce and rhyme time;

Monday, 2.30-3.30pm, Book group;

Wednesday, 3-5pm, Job help, book a 30-minute session on 01485 532280.

POTT ROW: Village Hall:

Saturday, 10am-4pm, Lynn Model Railway Club open day, 01553 631335 / 679255.

SWAFFHAM: Library:

Thursday, 2-4pm, One to one I.T. help, book an appointment on 01760 721513.


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:

Wednesday, 11am, Monthly coffee quiz, £5 per person to include refreshments, proceeds to the Trust.

DENVER: Village Hall:

Friday, 7.30pm, bingo for hall funds.

DERSINGHAM: Scout & Guide HQ:

Saturday, 10am, Jumble sale with toys, books, bric-a-brac in aid of 2nd Dersingham Brownies, 01485 544753.

FLITCHAM: Community Centre:

Friday, 9.30-11.30am, Weekly coffee morning, £1.50.

HILGAY: Good Companions:

Tuesday, 7.30pm, cash bingo.

METHWOLD: Social Club:

Wednesday, 7.30pm, bingo.

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, for hall funds.

The Paddocks:

Tuesday, 7.30pm, charity bingo.

Salvation Army Centre, Alma Road:

Tuesday, 7pm, Quiz night, tickets £5 to include refreshments, from Snettisham Post Office or call 01485 541978.

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

SOUTH CREAKE: Memorial Pavilion:

Wednesday, 10.30am-12, Coffee morning and stalls, proceeds towards village emergency defibrillator, 01328 823920;

Wednesday, 7-10pm, Bingo in aid of hall funds.

STOKE FERRY: Village Hall:

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

SWAFFHAM: Assembly Rooms:

Friday, 9am-2pm, indoor market, free entry, 01760 725499;

Saturday, 9am-12, Coffee morning with stalls in aid of Save the Children, 01760 721929.


Saturday, 7pm, charity bingo.

WEREHAM: Village Hall:

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

WEST DEREHAM: Village Hall:

Saturday, 10am-12, Coffee morning.


LYNN: Marriott’s Warehouse:

Friday, 7.30pm, King’s Lynn Society of Arts and Sciences, lecture by Ray Thirkettle on A Year on South Georgia with the British Antarctic Survey, visitors £4 at the door, 01553 775535.

True’s Yard Museum:

Thursday, 1-2pm, True’s Talks continue with Philip Venning on The Fight for Lynn’s Historic Buildings since 1885, free admission but tickets must be booked on 01553 770479.

Lynn Museum:

Wednesday, 10.30am-12, Coffee, cakes and collections monthly coffee morning.

Conservative Club, London Road:

Thursday, 7.30pm, Annual meeting of King’s Lynn branch of the Royal Air Forces Association.

Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Sacred Space:

Wednesday, 10.30am-12.30pm, Bereavement support group.

King’s Centre, Wellesley Street:

Wednesday, 10am-12, West Norfolk Carers coffee morning, 01553 768155.

Friends Meeting House, Bridge Street:

Tuesday, 10.30-11.30am, Workers’ Educational Association monthly discussion group, free, 01553 775184.

Gaywood church rooms:

Wednesday, from 7.30pm, CJ Dance classes for beginners and beginners-plus, 077952 00805.

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:

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.

HEACHAM: St Mary’s Church Hall:

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


Thursday, 10.30am-12.30pm, Creative writing course starts, for more info email to Sue Burge, info@sueburge.uk


Thursday, 7.30pm, Lynn Amateur Radio 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;

Thursday, from 7.30pm, CJ Dance classes for beginners and beginners-plus, 077952 00805.


Sunday, 7.30-10.30pm, Jive survivors dance group, 01553 617392.


Thursday, 8pm, Misfit Molly dance group, new members welcome, 07501 725700.

WEST WINCH: William Burt Centre:

Friday, 8-11pm, King’s Lynn and District Ballroom Dancing Club, members £5, guests £7, 01553 829500.

Monday, 7.30pm, Lynn Camera Club, themed competition, www.klcameraclub.org.uk

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


LYNN: Corn Exchange:

Friday, 7.30pm, You Win Again, the story of the Bee Gees, £22.50, 01553 764864;

Saturday, 7.30pm, The Elvis Years, £22.50, concs £21.50;

Sunday, 7.30pm, T.Rextasy, £20;

Thursday, doors open 7pm show starts 8pm, Comedy Club, tickets £9.50.

King’s Lynn Academy:

Saturday, 7.30pm, Concert by the East Anglian Ex-Forces Big Band, tickets £10, proceeds in aid of Help for Heroes.

FINCHAM: Memorial Hall:

Saturday, 7.30pm, Fincham Histrionic Society present “New” Good Old Days Variety Show, tickets £5 from 07767 489526 or email finchamboxoffice@gmail.com

HUNSTANTON: Princess Theatre:

Friday, 7.30pm, Barbara Dickson “In Good Company”, tickets £36, 01485 532252.


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

Saturday, 10am, Holkham 6 miles, led by Caroline 01485 512420;

Sunday, 10am, Dersingham, Ingoldisthorpe and Shernborne 10 miles, led by Cliff 01485 541115;

Tuesday, 10am, Holkham Park brisk 6 miles, led by Bill C 01328 711937;

Thursday, 10am, Oxborough 5 miles, led by Alan B 01760 720070.

West Norfolk Walking for Health:

Walks co-ordinator Mick Donoghue 078577 17768.

Friday, 10.30am, Wolferton grade 2, meet Social Club;

Friday, 10.30am, Castle Acre grade 3, meet Pye’s Lane;

Monday, 10.30am, Burnham Overy Staithe grades 2/3, meet harbour;

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

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

Thursday, 10.30am, Hilgay grade 3, meet corner of 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 outside Denver Village Hall;

Wednesday and Friday, meet outside Downham Library.

OXBOROUGH: Oxburgh Hall:

Saturday 11.30am-12.30pm and Sunday from 2-3pm, Snowdrop walks, free with normal admission charges.

RYSTON: Ryston Hall:

Sunday, 11am-4pm, Snowdrop walks in the gardens and woodlands of Ryston Hall, refreshments are available, admission £4 for adults under 16s free, proceeds to Ryston Church.