What’s on where: West Norfolk Leisure listings Friday, October 7th

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LYNN: Greyfriars Art Space:

Saturday, 6-7pm,Opening night of two-week exhibition showcasing new works by BellArtLabs, an independent collective of local and international artists working in multimedia, continues Tuesday to Saturday 10am-4pm.

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:

Friday, 12, New exhibition, Terrifying Tales and other Spooky Stories, continues to November 29.

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: St Nicholas Chapel:

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


Wednesday, 2.30-3.30pm, Talk by Hannah Jackson on the Seahenge display, £2, members free.


Wednesday, 6pm, Chance to meet the Alive team and browse displays from all the Alive Leisure facilities.

All Saints’ Church, Hillington Square:

Saturday, 10.30am, Russian Orthodox Liturgy, sung in English.

Lynn Library:

Friday, 10.30-11.30am, Read and Rabbit monthly fun book group;

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

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, 10.30am-12, Colour yourself calm;

Tuesday, 10am-12, Tablet helpdesk, must book on 01553 761393;

Tuesday, 2-4pm, Beginners’ internet course, book on 01553 761393;

Tuesday, 2.30-4pm, Time Traveller, get together to reminisce and share memories of Lynn’s past over a cup of tea, free;

Wednesday, 10am-12, Scrabble club;

Wednesday, 2.30-3.30pm, Monthly history discussion group

Thursday, 10am-12, Trivial Pursuit

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

Thursday, 2-3pm, Singing workshop with “Sing Your Heart Out”.

Gaywood Library:

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

Saturday, 10.30-11am, Pirate adventures with the Little Story Telling company, suitable for 2-10 years, must book on 01553 768498;

Monday, 10am-12, Scrabble club;

Tuesday, 10.30-11am, Weekly rhyme time;

Wednesday, 9.30-11.30am, Step into storysacks, 10-week course continues.

DERSINGHAM: Dersingham Library:

Monday, 1.30-3pm, Scrabble club;

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

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

Thursday, 2-3.30pm, Walk and talk group.

DOCKING: Ripper Hall:

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

DOWNHAM: Downham Library:

Saturday, 2-2.30pm, Pirate adventures with the Little Story Telling company, suitable for 2-10 years, must book on 01366 383073;

Tuesday, 10am-12.30pm, Creative writing course continues;

Tuesday, 1-3pm, Scrabble club;

Wednesday, 10am-12, Introduction to Facebook, £5 payable on booking;

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

FAKENHAM: Fakenham Library:

Tuesday, 10.30-11.30am, Monthly book club, 01328 862715;

Wednesday, 10-10.45am, Rhyme time;

Wednesday, 1-3pm, Introduction to family history;

Thursday, 2-4pm, Scrabble club.

HUNSTANTON: Hunstanton Library:

Monday, 10.30am-12, Colour yourself calm;

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

Wednesday, 1-4pm, Online training for work-based qualifications continues;

Thursday, 10.30am-12.30pm, Knit and natter monthly group;

Thursday, 2.30-3.30pm, Become a bounce and rhyme volunteer.

SWAFFHAM: Swaffham Library:

Friday, 10.15-11am, Bounce and rhyme time, 01760 721513;

Tuesday, 2-3.30pm, Monthly knit and stitch group.

WEST WINCH: Primary School:

Saturday, 2-4pm, Messy church, children accompanied by an adult welcome for stories, songs, crafts and tea, 02553 840344.


LYNN: St Raphael Club, Parkway, Gaywood:

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


Friday, 7.30pm, Psychic evening, £5 per person includes light refreshments, in aid of hall funds, 01366 382380.

Saturday, 7.30pm, Bingo in aid of hall funds.


Scout and Guide HQ, Manor Road:

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

DOWNHAM: Town Hall:

Saturday, 9.30pm, RBL coffee morning and 10am, launch of Poppy Appeal in the town hall car park.

Methodist church:

Saturday, 9am-3pm, Craft fair and refreshments, free entry, proceeds for church funds, 01366 384772.

FINCHAM: St Martin’s Church:

Friday, 7.30pm, Quiz night for church funds, £2 per person, teams up to six, bring your own refreshments, 01366 347305;

Wednesday, 10am-noon, coffee morning, in aid of church funds.

FLITCHAM: Community Centre:

Monday, 7.30pm, Bingo in aid of Flitcham and Hillington senior citizens’ and children’s Christmas parties, 01485 600114/600504.

HILGAY: Village Hall:

Sunday, 10am-4pm, book sale in aid of Nelson’s Journey funds.

Good Companions:

Tuesday, 7.30pm, cash bingo.

HOLKHAM: Holkham Hall:

Sunday, 10am-4pm, Tenth annual Norfolk Family Walk for Brain Tumour Research and Support, £5 adults, children free, walks from one to ten miles.


Saturday, 10am-3.30pm, craft fair, free entry, proceeds to Norfolk Hospice Tapping House;

Sunday, 11am, Flea market with stalls, tombola and refreshments in aid of Save the Children.

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 10am, car boot sale in aid of play area funds, pitches £5, call on 07585 147957.

SANDRINGHAM: Park House Hotel:

Thursday, 7.30pm, Quiz night with the Companions of Park House, £5 per person to include sandwiches and chips, maximum entry six per team, 01485 542278.

ST GERMANS: Memorial Hall:

Friday, 7.30pm, bingo and club draw 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:

Friday, 7.30pm, bingo in aid of playing field funds;

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

SWAFFHAM: Assembly Rooms:

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


Saturday, 7pm, charity bingo.

WATLINGTON: Village Hall:

Saturday, 7.30pm, quiz night in aid of hall funds, £5 per person, light refreshments, bring your own drinks, teams of four to eight, 01553 810732/810584.

WEREHAM: Village Hall:

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

WEST WINCH: William Burt Centre:

Thursday, 7.15pm, bingo, in aid of SERV blood bikes, 01553 840882.


LYNN: Marriott’s Warehouse:

Sunday, 3pm, Pleasant Sunday Afternoon lecture series with Stephen Heywood on the Story of Reclamation and Re-use of Marriott’s Warehouse, free entry.

True’s Yard:

Thursday, 1pm, True’s Talks and Tricia McCarron on Historical Crimes of Lynn, free entry but must book on 01553 771200.

Conservative Club, Gayton Road, Gaywood:

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

Conservative Club, London Road:

Thursday, 8pm, Royal Air Forces’ Association, Lynn and District branch, 01553 764330.

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, 10.30am, King’s Lynn Collectors’ Club, 01553 671683.

Wednesday, 8.30pm, Renaissance Singles social club.
Providence Street Community Centre:

Wednesday, 7-9pm, Fenland Ukuleles (Flukes) group.

12th Scout Hut, Beulah Street:

Sunday, 1-6pm, King’s Lynn Roleplay and Wargames Club, 07704 161890.


Tuesday, 7.30pm, Brancaster Camera Club meeting and talk by Ann Miles on “discovering lightroom”, visitors welcome, 01553 674725 /01485 210013.

CLENCHWARTON: Memorial Hall:

Wednesday, 7pm, Lynn Woodturners’ Club, 01553 763275.

DENVER: Village Hall:

Wednesday, 7.30pm, Denver Ladies Group, 01366 377223.

DISS: Methodist church:

Tuesday, 7.30pm, Talk on the Norfolk Regiment at Gallipoli by Steve Smith, presented by the South-Norfolk group of the Norfolk Family History Society.

DOWNHAM: Bridge Street Surgery:

Friday, 9am-1pm, Health roadshow.

Town Hall:

Thursday, 2-4pm, Silver Threads club.

Methodist Church Hall:

Tuesday, 7.30pm Downham Singers, all welcome;

Thursday, 2pm, Downham Family History Society;

Thursday, 7.30pm, Singers Inspired A Capella Choir.

GRIMSTON: Village Hall:

Fridays, 7pm, Lynn Model Railway Club.


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 meeting and illustrated talk by Peter Lawrence on East Anglian Families of Influence, entry £4.

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.

SWAFFHAM: George Hotel:

Wednesday, 7pm, Talk by photographer Tony Bramley “The Russians Are Coming”, tickets £6, Swaffham Visual Arts Festival event.

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, Misfit Molly dance group, all welcome, 01366 328422.

WEST WINCH: William Burt Centre:

Monday, 7.30pm, Lynn Camera Club with Trevor Nurse on astro photography, www.klcameraclub.org.uk

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

Village Hall:

Tuesday, 7-9pm, King’s Lynn Photography Group.


Wednesday, 7-9pm, Carpet bowls, 01553 617418.


DERSINGHAM: Coach and Horses:

Thursday, quiz night, cash prize, 01485 540391.

DOWNHAM: Downham Club:

Thursday, 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, Jackson Live In Concert, £21.50, concs £17.50, 01553 764864;

Sunday, 2.30pm, Ministry of Science Live, £14.50, concs £12.50;

Tuesday, 7.30pm, The Power of Love, the music of Celine Dion, £22.50;

Wednesday, 7.30pm, Classic Rock USA, £21, concs £20;

Thursday, 7.30pm, Think Floyd, £21.

Town Hall:

Friday, 11am King’s Lynn Festival coffee concert with pianist Yuanfan Yang, £13, under 18s £7, 01553 764864;

Thursday, 7.30pm, An evening of clairvoyance with spiritualist medium Stephen Holbrook, advance tickets £17 on 01823 666292 or £18 on the door.

Lynn Minster:

Saturday, 7.30pm, King’s Lynn Sinfonia present Requiem by John Rutter, with the Minster Choir and chorus members of West Norfolk Gilbert & Sullivan Society; guest appearance by the West Norfolk Jubilee Youth Orchestra, tickets £7 on the door children under 16 free.

All Saints’ church:

Sunday, 3.30pm, Veteran pianist and composer Paul Johnson with music by Bach, Schubert and Debussy, no tickets, donations requested.

HUNSTANTON: Princess Theatre:

Friday, 7.30pm, Sixties ’n’ Love with John McNicholl and Mary Bryne, £19.50/£18.50, 01485 532252;

Saturday, 7.30pm, The Upbeat Beatles, £19.50 / £18 / £15 restricted view;

Sunday, 7.30pm, Boycie, £17.


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, Brancaster and Barrow Common 6 miles, led by Jane H 01553 631600;

Sunday, 10.30am, Coxford and Broomsthorpe, 10.25 miles, led by Sue and Mike 01553 679277;

Wednesday, 1.30pm, Roydon Common, leisurely 4 miles, led by Brian 07974 956965;

Thursday, 10am. Hillington and Roydon 5 miles, led by Cliff 01485 542225.

West Norfolk Walking for Health:

Walks co-ordinator Mick Donoghue 078577 17768.

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

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

Wednesday, 10.30am, Lynn Walks, easy, meet main entrance opposite library;

Wednesday, 2pm, Downham, grade 3 meet Leisure Centre;

Thursday, 10.30am, Stow Bridge grade 2, meet opposite Heron;

Thursday, 2pm, Dersingham, easy, meet library.

TWALK, Denver and Downham walk and talk group:

Walks start at 10am, Ken: 01366 382310, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, meet Denver Village Hall; Wednesday and Friday, meet Downham Library.