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Diary - July 1-8

PUBLISHED: 12:36 30 June 2010 | UPDATED: 15:27 14 July 2010

THURSDAY

ATTLEBOROUGH. Snooker Club, Function Room: Slimming World Group, 5.30pm, 01508 489434.

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

THURSDAY

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

DISS. United Reformed Church: The University of the Third Age, Chris Barringer.

CONCERTS

WYMONDHAM. Wymondham Abbey: Duo Contra, Kitt Garner (trumpet), Isobel White (harp), 7.30pm tickets in advance £8/U18 £2 from The Book Fountain or festival office.

FRIDAY

EVENTS

BROCKDISH. Village Hall: Brockdish players are holding an open/casting evening, 7.30pm.

PALGRAVE. Community Centre, Upper Rose Lane: Chinese exercise, Wild Goose Qigong 10-11.30am, 07961 033357.

WATTISFIELD. Community Centre: Open Auditions, Wattisfield Amateur Dramatics have you got the W Factor? looking for under 21's to create a new group or sign up to help behind the scenes, 7-9pm; wfactor@wattisfieldamdram.org.uk.

CONCERTS

BRIDGHAM. Church: Ian Cooper (classical guitar), music from 20th century Latin America, additional pieces from England, Spain, Turkey and Japan including Cavatina (from The Deerhunter), 7.30pm £6, accompanied children free, 01953 718266 or on the door.

WYMONDHAM. Wymondham Abbey: Norfolk Young Musician Lunch-Time Recital, Thomas Isaacs (cello), Jonathan Wortley (piano), programme includes Brahms' Sonata in E minor and the third Bach cello suite, 1.10pm.

Wymondham Baptist Church: Horses Brawl, Laura Cannell (fiddle, crumhorn) and Adrian Lever (guitar) perform folk, baroque, renaissance and contemporary music, 7.30pm tickets in advance £6/U18 £2 from The Book Fountain or festival office.

SALES

DISS. TW Gaze Auction Rooms: Antiques, Builder's Equipment and Workshop Tools, 9.30am.

WYMONDHAM. Football Club: Country market, 8.45-11.15am.

SATURDAY

EVENTS

BRESSINGHAM. Redgrave and Lopham Fen: Wildlife Watch group, club for 6-12 year olds, 10.30am-12.30pm; £1.50, 01379 644508.

FRESSINGFIELD. Playing Field: Playing field opened by Amelia Reynolds (BBC), stalls, games, fancy dress, 2-5pm, live music from 7-10.30pm.

GREAT ELLINGHAM. Village: Teddy Bear Festival, teddy trail, various events around the village, in aid of Quidenham Childrens Hospice (EACH) www.greatellingham.org.uk/festival.htm.

HINGHAM. Methodist School Room, Bond Street: Coffeeshop, with sale of books, clothes, bric-a-brac, cakes, 10am-12.

SHIMPLING. St George's Church: Open day, visit a round-towered church in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust, 10.30am-4.30pm.

WINGFIELD. Village: Open gardens, 17 gardens including Barns and College, 10am-5pm £2 guide and map.

WYMONDHAM. Fairlands Hall: Craft fair, 40 stands, 9.30am-2pm.

CONCERTS

WYMONDHAM. Abbey: Wymondham Youth Orchestra, programme includes works by Schubert, Prokofiev, Shostakovich, Duke Ellington, 7.30pm £6/child £3.

Baptish Church: Recorder workshop, covering techniques such as tone, production and breathing and explore and perform music from the courts of renaissance Spain, 2pm £5 book on 01963 601939. Stone Angel, traditional east Norfolk folk band, 8pm £5/£2 under 18 from The Book Fountain or Festival Office, extra £2 on door.

Market Place: The Rum Brothers, 10am.

SALES

BURSTON. BOCM Paul's Pavilion, Mill Road: Farmers Market, 9am-1pm.

GARBOLDISHAM. Village Hall, Church Road: Distant Times Antique Fair, a great day out with bargains to be found, refreshments available, 10am-4pm; £1.

HINGHAM. Methodist Schoolroom, Bond Street: Coffeeshop, books, clothes, bric-a-brac, cakes, coffee and scones, 10am-12; in aid of building fund.

STRADBROKE. Business and Enterprise College: Farmers Market, 9am-1pm.

SUNDAY

EVENTS

BRANDON PARVA. The Old Rectory, Stone Lane: Open Garden, refreshments, 11am-4pm; £3.50, children free, proceeds to charity, National Garden Scheme.

BURSTON. Village: Open Gardens, 17 gardens, rally of classic cars on the green, cream teas, ploughmans, 11am-5pm £4 adults from the church; proceeds Burston Church.

FORNCETT ST MARY. Industrial Steam Museum: Steam Up, award winning collection running on live steam, homemade cakes, hot pork rolls, 11am-5pm; £6 seniors £5, two children free with each adult.

GREAT ELLINGHAM. Village: Teddy Bear Festival, teddy trail, various events around the village, in aid of Quidenham Childrens Hospice (EACH) www.greatellingham.org.uk/festival.htm.

SHIMPLING. St George's Church: Open day, visit a round-towered church in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust, 10.30am-4.30pm.

SPOONER ROW. Village Hall and Meadow: American Themed Village Fete, American bikes and cars, cheer-leading display, craft stalls, crockery smashing, tombola, school choir, rides, games, plants, books, stalls, car boot, refreshments, 2-5pm.

THORNHAM MAGNA. Thornham Walks: Minibeast hunt and bug building, 10am-3pm, meet in main car park.

WINGFIELD. Village: Open gardens, 17 gardens including Barns and College, 10am-5pm £2 guide and map.

WYMONDHAM. Ketts Park: Fun day, 11.30am.

Kings Head Meadow: Teddy Bears' Picnic, entertainment, bar, 11am.

CONCERTS

WYMONDHAM. Abbey: Choral Evensong, directed by Howard Thomas, accompanied by John Larkin, 6.30pm.

SALES

BANHAM. Banham Zoo: Car boot, 7am.

MONDAY

EVENTS

BRACON ASH. Village Hall: Clairvoyance with Sally Taylor, 7 for 7.30pm £5.

GREAT ELLINGHAM. Village: Teddy Bear Festival, teddy trail, various events around the village, in aid of Quidenham Childrens Hospice (EACH) www.greatellingham.org.uk/festival.htm.

HETHERSETT. Methodist Church Hall: Talk, The Broadland Photographers by Rosemary and Peter Salt, 7.30pm.

MORLEY ST. BOTOLPH. Morley Buck PH: Prize bingo, raffle, 7.30pm; proceeds Help for Heroes.

WYMONDHAM. Town Green Centre: Baby café for breast feeding mums and families 10.30am-12noon.

CONCERTS

WYMONDHAM. Abbey: Lunch-time Recital Glorious Gershwin, 1.10pm no tickets required retiring collection. Wymondham Young Pianists' Concert, 7pm £4 adults.

DANCES

DISS. Youth Centre, Shelfanger Road: Hip-hop disco class for ladies and mature teens, 6.45-7.45pm £4 , 07835 021439.

Corn Hall: Improver line dance class 7.15pm.

GISLINGHAM. Village Hall: Ballroom, Latin and salsa, beginners 7-8pm, advanced 8-9pm £4, 07709 565875.

TUESDAY

EVENTS

ATTLEBOROUGH. Connaught Hall: Cash bingo, bar, 7.30pm.

ATTLEBOROUGH. Baptist Church, Leys Lane: Breastfeeding café, 9.30-11.30am.

DISS. St Mary the Virgin Church, Mount Street: Eye Arts Guild Summer Exhibition, a chance to view and buy paintings, many of the local area, 10am-4pm, in aid of Eye Arts Guild and St Marys Church.

WYMONDHAM. Abbey Hall, Church Road: Meditation with the Amoghasiddhi Buddhist Centre, 12-1pm £4.50, 01953 451937.

Ex-Servicemen's Club: Bingo 7.30pm.

CONCERTS

WYMONDHAM. Abbey: Lunch-time Recital Tonally Different, music by Vaughan Williams, Percy Grainger, Cecil Sharp and George Butterwork, 1.10pm no tickets required retiring collection.

Becket's Chapel: Music and Poetry Caomhe, singer songwriter interspersed with poetry and readings, 8pm £5 from Wymondham Arts Centre.

WEDNESDAY

EVENTS

ATTLEBOROUGH. Amoghasiddhi Buddhist Centre, Cyprus House, Queens Square: Meditation, 12-1pm £4.50, 01953 451937.

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

DISS. St Mary the Virgin Church, Mount Street: Eye Arts Guild Summer Exhibition, a chance to view and buy paintings, many of the local area, 10am-4pm, in aid of Eye Arts Guild and St Marys Church.

GREAT ELLINGHAM. Village: Teddy Bear Festival, teddy trail, various events around the village, in aid of Quidenham Childrens Hospice (EACH )www.greatellingham.org.uk/festival.htm.

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

KENNINGHALL. Memorial Hall: Mother and Toddler Group, £1 per child, 9.30-11.45am.

WICKLEWOOD. Village Hall: Babies and toddlers, 1.15-2.45pm £1.50 per family, includes refreshments, first week free, 01953 600396.

WYMONDHAM. North Wymondham Community Centre, Lime Tree Avenue: Tai chi, 7-8.30pm, 01842 878246 (Sally).

CONCERTS

WYMONDHAM. Abbey: Lunch-time Organ Recital, with Peter O'Connor organist of St Andrew's Church, Hingham, 1.10pm no tickets required retiring collection.

Number Twenty Four: Dinner with Music, listen to classical guitarist Andy Kirkham while you dine, £24.95 three course meal, 01953 607750.

THURSDAY

EVENTS

ATTLEBOROUGH. Snooker Club, Function Room: Slimming World Group, 5.30pm, 01508 489434.

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

DISS. St Mary the Virgin Church, Mount Street: Eye Arts Guild Summer Exhibition, a chance to view and buy paintings, many of the local area, 10am-4pm, in aid of Eye Arts Guild and St Marys Church.

URC Hall: Baby Imps, inspiring sensory play sessions for babies and carers, 9.30-10.30am, advance booking group, 10.45-11.45am drop-in group, call Rachel Baker, 01379 640696 for further details.

EAST CARLETON. The Grove: Open garden evening, games, food, bar and tea tent, with City of Norwich Pipe Band, 6-8pm.

GREAT ELLINGHAM. Village: Teddy Bear Festival, teddy trail, various events around the village, in aid of Quidenham Childrens Hospice (EACH) www.greatellingham.org.uk/festival.htm.

LOPHAMS. Village Hall; Dog training class, 01379 687527, 7pm.

NEW BUCKENHAM. Village Hall: Silver band practice 8-10pm.

NORTH LOPHAM. The Mess, near School: Baby and Toddler Group, 2-3.20pm.

WYMONDHAM. Market Place: Forties Event, Chameleon Band Glen Miller style and Norfolk Military Vechicle Group with a selection of vehicles, 5pm.

Football Club: Club for over-35s divorced, separated and widows, disco, bar and raffle, 8pm.

CONCERTS

WYMONDHAM. Abbey: Brass Band Concert, Norwich Citadel Band and Wymondham Area Schools Brass Band, 7.30pm £8/£2 under 18 from The Book Fountain or Festival Office, extra £2 on door on day. The Pinewood Saxophone Quartet, medieval to rock via Bach, jazz and contemporary pieces, 1.10pm no ticket required retiring collection.

SALES

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

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