What’s on where: West Norfolk leisure listings, Friday, July 15th:

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Sunday to July 30: Full details of the Festival events, concerts and exhibitions in the brochure, available throughout the area, or visit www.kingslynnfestival.org.uk


LYNN: Arts Centre Fermoy Gallery:

Monday to July 30, Works by Alfred Cohen, 10am-4pm Monday to Saturday.

St Nicholas’ Chapel:

Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 10am-4pm, Samphire Quilters “Two Years’ Work”, admission £2 children free.

London Road Methodist Church:

Tuesday to July 23, daily 10am-4pm, Spectrum Art and Craft club annual art and craft fair.

Greyfriars Art Space:

Continuing to July 30, 10am-4pm (excluding Sunday), textile and mixed media “7 In Their Element”.

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.

DERSINGHAM: Dersingham Pottery & Gallery:

Continuing to September 3, 10am-5pm daily, 44th summer exhibition by June and Ben Mullarkey and Siobhan Williams,

HOUGHTON: Houghton Hall:

Continuing to September 25, photos by artist-in-residence Martin d’Orgeval.

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

TILNEY ALL SAINTS: Eau Brink Studio:

Saturday 10am-4pm, Sunday 10am-3.30pm, Lynn Embroiderers’ Guild.

THORNHAM: Village Hall:

Friday and Saturday, 10am-5pm, Art 21 group.

WATLINGTON: Summerfield, Church Road:

Sunday to July 30, 10.30am-5pm, Open studio and garden, oils and watercolours by Sonia Williams.


LYNN: Tuesday Market Place, Town Hall and Museum:

Sunday, 10am-4pm, Forties Lynn, “Life on the Home Front”

Red Mount and South Gate:

Saturdays, Sundays and Wednesdays, 1-4pm, historic monuments open to public, free admission.

Hardwick Road Cemetery:

Saturday, 11am-4pm, Annual open day with Friends of the Cemetery.

Lynn Library:

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

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

Saturday, 10am-1pm, Enrol for the Big Friendly Read reading challenge;

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

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

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

Wednesday, 10am-12, Scrabble club;

Thursday, 10am-12, Trivial Pursuit;

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

Reffley Community Hall:

Saturday, 10am-1pm, Wildlife morning of walks, craft activities, pond dipping etc, no need to book.

Vancouver Centre:

Wednesday, 10am-4pm, Macmillan Cancer Support mobile information bus.

Gaywood Library:

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

Sunday, 10am-12, Launch of the Big Friendly Read, call 01553 768498 for further details;

Sunday, 10am-1pm, Make a Minehead competition for ages 5-12, cash prizes;

Monday, 10am-12, Scrabble group;

Wednesday, 10am-12, Creative writing sessions continue, must book on 01553 768498.

BURNHAM MARKET: Market place and playing field:

Saturday from 1.30pm, Burnhams flower show and carnival parade, entry to field £2, children under 12 free.

DERSINGHAM: Dersingham Library:

Monday, 1.30-3pm, Scrabble club;

Monday, 6-7.30pm, Brave new reads discussion evening;

Monday, 6-7pm, Monthly book club;

Tuesday, 10.30-11.30am, Walk and talk book club, 01485 540181;

Thursday, 9am-5pm, Summer read continues;

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

Thursday, 10.30am-12, Knit and natter.

DOWNHAM: Downham Library:

Saturday, 9.30am-1pm, Launch of the Big Friendly Read, children must be accompanied by an adult, 01366 383073;

Monday, 2-3pm, An audience with archaeologist Francis Pryor, tickets £3 must book on 01366 383073;

Tuesday, 1-3pm, Scrabble club;

Wednesday, 1.30-3pm, Knit and natter;

Thursday and Friday, 10am-12, Using your tablet for beginners, tickets £10 must book on 01366 383073;

Thursday and Friday, 1-3pm, IPads for beginners, tickets £10 must book on 01366 373083.

FAKENHAM: Fakenham Library:

Friday, 10am-2pm, Creative journals with artist Kirsty O’Leary;

Monday, 10am-1pm, Creative writing with author Ralph Jackman;

Wednesday, 10-10.45am, Rhyme time;

Thursday, 2-4pm, Scrabble club.

HUNSTANTON: Hunstanton Library:

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

Monday, 2.30-3.30pm, Book club monthly meeting, new members welcome, 01485 532280;

Tuesday, 1-3pm, Brave New Reads discussion group;

Wednesday, 9am-5pm, Summer read continues.


Thursday, 11am-5pm, Macmillan Cancer Support mobile information bus.

SWAFFHAM: Swaffham Library:

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


LYNN: Eastgate Academy:

Friday, 5pm, Summer fiesta, fairground rides, barbecue, games etc.

Knight’s Hill Farm Shop:

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

CONGHAM: Grimston Cricket Field:

Saturday, 2pm, World snailracing championship plus stalls, fancy dress, refreshments, in aid of St Andrew’s Church.

DERSINGHAM: St Nicholas Church:

Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 10am-5pm, Flower festival “A church for all seasons” plus crafts, stalls, refreshments etc.

DOWNHAM: Methodist church:

Friday, 10am-5pm, Saturday and Sunday 2-4pm, Anniversary weekend and flower festival

HILGAY: Good Companions:

Tuesday, 7.30pm, cash bingo.

GT MASSINGHAM: Village Green:

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

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

RUNCTON HOLME: Village venues:

Saturday, 10am, Rumble and rummage in aid of the parish hall, 17 stalls around the village, maps available, 01553 810913.

ST GERMANS: Memorial Hall:

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

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

STOW BRIDGE: Village Hall:

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

Wednesday, 10am-1pm, Coffee morning.

SWAFFHAM: Infant & Nursery School:

Saturday, 11am-2pm, Fun in the Sun, competitions, games, face painting etc.

Methodist 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.

Methodist chapel:

Sunday, 3.30pm, 10th anniversary or chapel redevelopment, service and buffet tea.

WEREHAM: Village Hall:

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

WEST DEREHAM: Village Hall:

Saturday, 10am-12, coffee morning;

Sunday, 9am-12, car boot sale, pitches £5, 07833 192629.

WORMEGAY: Mission Room:

Saturday, 10am-12noon, Coffee morning in aid of Wormegay and Tottenhill churches, 01553 810323.


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).

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: 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.

GRIMSTON: Village Hall:

Friday, 7pm, Lynn Model Railway Club.

HUNSTANTON: Town Hall basement:

Wednesday, 10.30am, Poetry morning with Hunstanton Community Players, £2.50 to include refreshments.


Thursday, 7.30pm, Lynn Amateur Radio Club.


Friday, 2pm, Making Gardening Easier annual flower show and summer team entry £2, 01553 673970.

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.


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

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.


William Burt Centre:

Friday, 8pm, Lynn and District Ballroom Dancing Club, members £5, guests £7, 01553 829500;

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


DERSINGHAM: Coach and Horses:

Thursdays, quiz night, cash prize, 01485 540391.

DOWNHAM CLUB, Paradise Road:

Thursdays and Sundays, 7.30pm, bingo, 01366 382246.

EAST WINCH: Carpenters Arms:

Thursday, 8pm, quiz night in aid of Venture Farm cat rescue

HEACHAM: Fox & Hounds:

Thursdays, 9.30pm, quiz night, 01485 570345.

HUNSTANTON: Waterside Bar:

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

SWAFFHAM: Conservative Club:

Wednesday, 7.30pm, bingo.


LYNN: Corn Exchange:

Saturday, 3pm, Norfolk County Youth Orchestra, £10, concessions £8, under 16s free, 01553 764864.

St John’s Church:

Wednesday, 10.30am, Musical coffee morning with the Flukes Ukelele Group, free entry.

The Walks Bandstand:

Sunday, 2-4pm, March Brass 2000.

Lynn Minster:

Tuesday, 12.30pm, Francesca Massey of Durham Cathedral.

HOLKHAM: Holkham Estate:

Wednesday, 7pm, Midsummer Night’s Dream outdeoor theatre by London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, ticket details 01328 713111.

HUNSTANTON: Princess Theatre:

Friday, 7.30pm, Rhythm of the Dance, £23-£25, 01485 532252;

Saturday, 7.30pm, The Floyd Effect: The Pink Floyd Show, £16-£20;

Sunday, 7.30pm, Phantom of the Musicals, £16.50-£19.50

Thursday, 2.30pm, Olly Day and Nigel ‘Boy’ Syer present If It’s Laughter You’re After, £13.50, concs £12.50.

The Spinney:

Sunday, 1.30-3.30pm, King’s Lynn Ukulele Club.


Wednesday, 7.30pm, Electric organ and keyboard concert with Chris Powell, £6.50

WESTACRE: Westacre Theatre:

Sunday, 12-3pm, Jazz picnic with the DixieMix, £10.


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, North End, meet True’s Yard, £5, £4 concessions, £1 children, tickets 01553 763044.

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

Saturday, 10am, Bircham Newton 6 miles, led by Stephanie and Brian 07974 956965;

Sunday, 10.30am, Sandringham 8 miles, led by Sue and Mike 01553 679277;

Tuesday, 10am, Castle Acre brisk 6 miles, led by Colin, 01553 672243;

Wednesday, 1.30pm, Houghton leisurely 3.2 miles, led by Sue and Allan 01553 671829;

Thursday, 10am, Three Burnhams 5 miles, led by Cliff 01485 541115.


West Norfolk contact is Jackie Squires on 01553 616279.

Friday, 10.30am, Great Bircham grade 3, meet Bircham Windmill;

Monday, 10.30am, Dersingham grade 3, meet Coach & Horses;

Tuesday, 10.30am, Dersingham library walk and talk, grade 1;

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

Wednesday, 2pm; Downham grade 3, meet The Priory Centre;

Thursday, 10.30am, Stoke Ferry grade 2, meet Bluebell Inn.

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 outside Downham Library.