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Diary August 6-13

PUBLISHED: 17:57 04 August 2009 | UPDATED: 15:06 14 July 2010

THURSDAY, 06/08/2009

EVENTS

ATTLEBOROUGH. Methodist Church Rooms: Slimming World Group, 5.30pm, 01508 489434.

Soma House, Station Road: Heritage Group members' room open 9.

THURSDAY

EVENTS

ATTLEBOROUGH. Soma House, Station Road: Heritage Group members' room open 9.30am-3.30pm.

DICKLEBURGH. Village Centre: Good Companions Club social afternoon 2.30pm.

DISS. United Reformed Church: University of the Third Age meeting with speaker Chris Weston, 10am £1 members/£2 guests.

FORNCETT ST PETER. St Peter's Church: Open Churches Week, exhibition of local residents' paintings, photographs, flower arrangements and archive material, 10am-4pm.

THELVETON. St Andrew's Church: Open Churches Week - Quiet Corners, church open for quiet prayer and reflection, information on baptism, marriage and funerals, historical interest, 9am-dusk donations for church funds welcome.

DANCES

ATTLEBOROUGH. Scouts Hall, Station Road: Ballroom and Latin practice, 7.30-9pm £3.25, 01953 455500 (Sandra).

DICKLEBURGH. Village Centre, Harvey Lane: Swing jive and boogie-woogie with Esther and David, jive class 7.30pm, boogie class 8.30pm, practice 9.30-10.30pm classes £5 each, £8 for two, 01473 635176.

DISS. Park Hotel, Denmark Street: Norwich Salsa, 7.45pm £6/NUS £5, 07973 143323 (Nad).

Junior School: Hip-Hop and disco dance class, all ages, 6-7pm 07835 021439.

EYE. Permastore Social Club: Disco/Hip-Hop, beginners class, ladies only, 8-9pm £3.50, 01379 870813.

HEMPNALL. Village Hall: Absolute beginners catch up line dancing 1.15-1.30pm free, beginners/improvers 1.30-2.45pm £3.50, 01508 578071

MULBARTON. Village Hall: Line dancing, beginners/improvers 7.30pm, improvers/intermediates 8.30-10pm £3.50, 01508 578071.

SPOONER ROW. Village Hall: Le Roc modern jive with the Jive Cub, beginners and improvers 8.30-10pm £5, 01953 455500 (Sandra).

SALES

ATTLEBOROUGH. Town Hall: Craft fair, 10am-2pm.

FRIDAY

EVENTS

FORNCETT ST PETER. St Peter's Church: Open Churches Week, exhibition of local residents' paintings, photographs, flower arrangements and archive material, 10am-4pm.

THELVETON. St Andrew's Church: Open Churches Week - Quiet Corners, church open for quiet prayer and reflection, information on baptism, marriage and funerals, historical interest, 9am-dusk donations for church funds welcome.

THORNHAM MAGNA. Thornham Walks: Bat evening, talk on bats followed by walk, bring torch and bat detector if you have one, 7.30-10pm £3/children £1 (meet main car park).

SHOWS

BRESSINGHAM. Village Hall: The Wizard of Oz (musical) - Pendle Productions, children's outdoor theatre organised by South Norfolk Council, 3pm free.

HOXNE. The Watermill: Open-Air Theatre - The Tempest (drama) by Shakespeare - Matthew Townshend Productions, 7.30pm £15, 07811 359869 or e-mail mtproductions@tesco.net.

CONCERTS

DISS. The Parish Church of Saint Mary the Virgin: Lunch time organ recital with John Herring 12.30pm free (donations for the church welcome), followed by ploughman's lunch in St Mary's Hall £3.

GIGS

MENDHAM. Sir Alfred Munnings: Murphy's Lore, 8.30pm.

SAXLINGHAM NETHERGATE. Mill Inn: Smoking Aces (rock), 8.30pm.

DANCES

LONG STRATTON. Leisure Centre: Ballroom and Latin American dancing classes for beginners 7.30-8.30pm with Mike, details 01603 811119.

SPOONER ROW. Village Hall: Argentine tango for beginners/improvers, 7-8.20pm £5. Le Roc modern jive with the Jive Cub, beginners and improvers 8.30-10pm £5, 01953 455500 (Sandra).

WYMONDHAM. Roman Catholic Hall: Ballroom and Latin, beginners 7.30-8.30pm £4, improvers 8.30-9.30pm £4, 07766 751545 (Donna).

SALES

DISS. TW Gaze auction rooms: Clocks and watches with antiques, plus building equipment and workshop tools, 10am.

WYMONDHAM. Central Hall, Buttolph Room: Country market, 8.45-11.15am.

SATURDAY, 08/08/2009

EVENTS

BROCKDISH. Upper Waveney Sculpture Meadow: Family Art Day, creative workshops including glass fusing, pottery, painting, body art and graffiti, 10am-4pm family ticket £10 plus cost of materials; booking essential 01379 668552.

DICKLEBURGH. Bomb Group Memorial Museum: Make Do and Men, family event inspired by the history of the world war two American air base. Outdoor theatre, authentic American vehicles, live music etc, 2-7pm £5 adults/conces £4/children £3.

FORNCETT ST PETER. St Peter's Church: Open Churches Week, exhibition of local residents' paintings, photographs, flower arrangements and archive material, bell ringing, talks and guided walks through site of Special Scientific Interest, 10am-4pm.

HOPTON. Old Victory Residential Home: Summer fete 11am.

MORLEY ST BOTOLPH. St Botolph's Church: Flower Festival, to celebrate 50th anniversary of the fire which devastated the church building, 10am-5pm.

PULHAM ST MARY. Village Hall: Whist drive in aid of village hall funds, 7.30pm.

STARSTON. Greenacres, Rushall Road: Coffee morning, with raffle, 9am-12; proceeds Big C.

THELVETON. St Andrew's Church: Open Churches Week - Quiet Corners, church open for quiet prayer and reflection, information on baptism, marriage and funerals, historical interest, 9am-dusk donations for church funds welcome.

THORPE ABBOTTS. 100th Memorial Bomb Group Museum, Common Road: Make Do and Mend Day organised by South Norfolk Festival of the Arts, outdoor theatre, wartime rations, tea and Spam sandwiches, wartime musical favourites, 1940s Punch and Judy show, control tower museum open, 2-7pm £5/concs £4/children £3.

All Saints Conservation Area: One day scything course with Simon Fairlie, from 10am £7; booking essential 01379 669069.

TIBENHAM. Community Hall: Village Screen presents Wall-E (U)), 6pm £4, 01379 677066 or 677284.

SHOWS

HOXNE. The Watermill: Open-Air Theatre - The Tempest (drama) by Shakespeare - Matthew Townshend Productions, 7.30pm £15 - SOLD OUT, 07811 359869 or email mtproductions@tesco.net.

CONCERTS

MORLEY ST BOTOLPH. Parish Church: Festival Concert with the Norfolk Fellowship Brass of the Salvation Army, to celebrate 50th anniversary of the fire which devastated the church building, 7.30pm £5, 01953 606437.

GIGS

MENDHAM. Sir Alfred Munnings: Ollie and Selva with guests, 8.30pm.

PULHAM MARKET. The Crown Inn: The Abba Babes in aid of Quidenham Children's Hospice £5, 01379 676652.

THELNETHAM. White Horse: Micky Jay King, 9pm.

DANCES

WILBY. Village Hall: Ballroom and sequence with music by David Templing, 8pm £4.

SALES

DISS. Market Place: Farmers' market, 9am-1pm.

TW Gaze auction rooms: Architectural furnishings and statuary auction, 10am.

SUTON. Great Expectations, London Road: Car boot, free parking, 12noon (sellers set up 11am) free entry.

SUNDAY, 09/08/2009

EVENTS

DICKLEBURGH. Village Centre: Prize bingo in the DRSSC club room 8pm.

FORNCETT ST PETER. St Peter's Church: Open Churches Week, exhibition of local residents' paintings, photographs, flower arrangements and archive material, 10am-4pm.

HARLESTON. Terence Airey Court: Gospel service 6.30pm.

MORLEY ST BOTOLPH. St Botolph's Church: Flower Festival, to celebrate 50th anniversary of the fire which devastated the church building, service with the Lord Bishop of Norwich present, 10am; flower festival 12-5pm.

NEWTON FLOTMAN. Playing field: Displays of stationary engines, tractors, MG Car Club and other car clubs, commercial vehicles, motorcycles, models and Meccano, Golden Sovereign Dance Troupe, Taverham Band, Norwich Model Engineers (train rides), fun dog show (10.30am) memorabilia and more, 10am-4pm.

THELVETON. St Andrew's Church: Open Churches Week - Quiet Corners, church open for quiet prayer and reflection, information on baptism, marriage and funerals, historical interest, 9am-dusk donations for church funds welcome.

WYMONDHAM. Old Regal Cinema, Ex-Services Club, Friarscroft Lane: Charity Film Show in aid of Help for Heroes, screening of Memphis Belle, special guests from the Armed Forces and well-known sports personalities including boxing champion Jon Thaxton, 2.30pm £5, 01953 605593, 603246 or from Moneyproperties, 16 Market Street, Wymondham.

SHOWS

HOXNE. The Watermill: Open-Air Theatre - The Tempest (drama) by Shakespeare - Matthew Townshend Productions, 7pm £15, 07811 359869 or email mtproductions@tesco.net.

GIGS

MENDHAM. Sir Alfred Munnings: Buskers, 2-4pm.

DANCES

HARLESTON. Apollo Club: Apollo CMC summer party with dancing to Low Rider, doors 6.45pm, music 7.30-11pm £bta, 01379 853805.

SALES

DISS. The Park: Royal British Legion (Diss) car boot, 7.30am-12.30pm.

MONDAY, 10/08/2009

EVENTS

THORNHAM MAGNA. Thornham Walks: Scarecrow building, make a scarecrow, bring old clothes to dress it in, 2-4pm £3/accompanying adults free (meet main car park).

DANCES

BURSTON. St Mary's Church: Hip hop and disco dance classes, adults only, 7-8pm, 07835021439.

DISS. Corn Hall: Monterey Line Dance Club, improvers 7.15pm, 01379 651773 (Melissa).

GARBOLDISHAM. Village Hall: Jive dancing, beginners and improvers, no partner needed, 7.45-10.15pm first night free.

MULBARTON. Scout Hut: Beginners/improvers line dancing, 1.30 to 2.45pm £3.80 inc refreshments, 01508 578071 (Tina).

NEEDHAM. Village Hall: Modern jive with the Jive Club, beginners and improvers, 8-10pm £5.

TUESDAY, 11/08/2009

EVENTS

HINGHAM. Library: Here Be Dragons, stories, dragon hunt and crafts, for children aged five plus (must be accompanied by adult), 10.30am-12 free tickets from the library.

REDGRAVE. Redgrave and Lopham Fen Nature Reserve: Deadly Predators activity day, close encounters with wildlife crafts and games for six-12 year olds, 10.30am-2.30pm £6; booking essential 01379 688333.

DANCES

DISS. DC3, Diss Christian Community Church, Vinces Road: Monterey Line Dance Club, improvers 2pm, 01379 651773 (Melissa).

SPOONER ROW. Village Hall: Ballroom and Latin, improvers 8.15-10pm, 01953 455500 (Sandra).

WICKLEWOOD. Village Hall: Adults Ballroom and Latin American Ballroom dancing classes, intermediate 7.30-8.30pm £4, novice 8.30-9.30pm £4, 07766 751545 (Donna).

WYMONDHAM. Fairland Hall: Beginners line dancing 1.30-2.45pm £3.80 inc refreshments, 01508 578071 (Tina).

WEDNESDAY, 12/08/2009

EVENTS

ATTLEBOROUGH. Fire Station, Thieves Lane: Whist drive, 7.30pm.

DICKLEBURGH. Village Centre: RBLW Section monthly social meeting 2.30pm.

HARLESTON. Community Information Centre: Jobs Club coffee morning, help to find employment, careers advice, local training to improve skills or retrain 10am-12noon.

REDGRAVE. Redgrave and Lopham Fen Nature Reserve: Sharing nature: Life in the Undergrowth, outdoor experiences, crafts and games for children aged four-eight and their families, 10am-12 children £4/adults free; booking essential 01379 688333.

GIGS

WEYBREAD. Crown: Open mic night, 8pm.

DANCES

DISS. Corn Hall: Monterey Line Dance Club, beginners 7pm, improvers 8.05pm, 01379 651773 (Melissa).

LONG STRATTON. Village Hall: Beginners line dancing 1.30-2.45pm £3.80 inc refreshments, 01508 578071 (Tina).

WINFARTHING. Village Hall: Line dancing, 7.30-9.30pm, £3.50.

WYMONDHAM. Ex-Servicemen's Club: Line dancing, 8-10.30pm, beginners welcome, 01953 602976.

SALES

ARMINGHALL. Old Stoke Road: Car boot, 7am-1pm.

THURSDAY, 13/08/2009

EVENTS

ATTLEBOROUGH. Soma House, Station Road: Heritage Group members' room open 9.30am-3.30pm.

DICKLEBURGH. Village Centre: Luncheon Club noon-2.30pm.

DANCES

ATTLEBOROUGH. Scouts Hall, Station Road: Ballroom and Latin practice, 7.30-9pm £3.25, 01953 455500 (Sandra).

DICKLEBURGH. Village Centre, Harvey Lane: Swing jive and boogie-woogie with Esther and David, jive class 7.30pm, boogie class 8.30pm, practice 9.30-10.30pm classes £5 each, £8 for two, 01473 635176.

DISS. Park Hotel, Denmark Street: Norwich Salsa, 7.45pm £6/NUS £5, 07973 143323 (Nad).

Junior School: Hip-Hop and disco dance class, all ages, 6-7pm 07835 021439.

EYE. Permastore Social Club: Disco/Hip-Hop, beginners class, ladies only, 8-9pm £3.50, 01379 870813.

HEMPNALL. Village Hall: Absolute beginners catch up line dancing 1.15-1.30pm free, beginners/improvers 1.30-2.45pm £3.50, 01508 578071

MULBARTON. Village Hall: Improvers/intermediate Line dancing, 7.30-9pm bar available, 01508 578071 (Tina).

SPOONER ROW. Village Hall: Le Roc modern jive with the Jive Cub, beginners and improvers 8.30-10pm £5, 01953 455500 (Sandra).

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