Diary: Dec 18-24

TODAY EVENTSAYLSHAM. Holman Road/Cawston Road and surrounding areas: Santa in Aylsham, Rotary Club of Aylsham will be accompanying Santa and his sleigh collecting for local and rotary charities, 5.

NNN - Dec 18-24

TODAY

EVENTS

AYLSHAM. Holman Road/Cawston Road and surrounding areas: Santa in Aylsham, Rotary Club of Aylsham will be accompanying Santa and his sleigh collecting for local and rotary charities, 5.30-7.30pm.


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Drill Hall: Aylsham Brass Band meets weekly, free membership and instruments available, 7.30pm, 01263 733006/01603 891236.

BRADFIELD. Bradfield Hall Farm (near North Walsham): Animal Magic Dog Club - beginners' agility, 10am, 01263 822669.

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CROMER. Methodist Church Hall: Cromer and District Garden Society meeting, 7.30pm.

ERPINGHAM. Village Hall: Gym session, 10-11.30am; Tai Chi 11.45am-12.20pm £1.50pp/concs £1.

NORTH WALSHAM. 41 and 43 Bluebell Road: Christmas lights and decorations, from dusk, donations welcome for Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital.

Community Centre: Blood donors, 1-3.30pm and 4.30-7pm. Card making class, 10am-2pm free (pay for materials used), 01692 404952.

ROUGHTON. Carr Lane: Easy French conversation, 11am-1pm, 01263 512326.

SHERINGHAM. Community Centre, Cromer Road: Fit Together - Tone Together exercise, 4.30-5.30pm, 01263 822928.

Library, New Road: Stories around the Christmas tree, for the under-5s, 10.30-11am.

THORPE MARKET. Suffield Arms, Station Road: Fit Together guided walk, 2.3 miles, 10.30am and 1.3 miles, 1.30pm.

WEYBOURNE. Radio Hut at the Muckleburgh Collection: North Norfolk Amateur Radio Group meets, new members warmly welcomed, 10am-4pm, 01263 821936/838198.

SHOWS

SHERINGHAM. Little Theatre, 2 Station Road: Peter Pan (pantomime), 6.30pm £13.50/under 16s £9/family ticket (two adults, two children) £42, 01263 822347.

CONCERTS

SHERINGHAM. St Peter's Church: Town Carol Concert, Sheringham Salvation Army Band, church organ, church choirs and special guests, come and sing your favourite carols, 7.30pm £3.

DANCES

CROMER. Social Club: Line dancing, beginners 11am-1.30pm, 01263 512542.

SUTTON. Sutton Staithe Hotel: Salsa with Dance Cuban, beginners and improvers 8-9.20pm, music to 11pm £5/concs £4, 07711 286047.

SALES

SHERINGHAM. St John Hall, Wyndham Street: Sheringham country market, 10-11.30am.

TOMORROW

EVENTS

AYLSHAM. Hungate Street and surrounding areas: Santa in Aylsham, Rotary Club of Aylsham will be accompanying Santa and his sleigh collecting for local and rotary charities, 5.30-7.30pm.

BRADFIELD. Bradfield Hall Farm (near North Walsham): Animal Magic Dog Club - beginners' agility, 6pm, 01263 822669.

BRISTON. Copeman Centre: Gym session, 10am-2.45pm £1.50pp/concs £1.

HOVETON. Broadland High School: Air Training Corps 222 (Broadlands) Squadron, for ages 13 plus, 7-9.30pm, 01603 781222 (during session).

MORSTON. Quay: Seal trips with Temples, 11am £8/children £4, 01263 740791.

MUNDESLEY. Pavilion: Whist, 1.45pm.

NORTH WALSHAM. 41 and 43 Bluebell Road: Christmas lights and decorations, from dusk, donations welcome for Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital.

SHERINGHAM. Dales Hotel, Lodge Hill, Upper Sheringham: Fit Together guided Christmas walk, 3.5 miles followed by mince pies and mulled wine at the hotel, 1pm; booking essential on 07826 869377.

SLOLEY. St Bartholomew's Church: Winter Wonderland, church decorated in silver and white, coffee, light lunches and tea available, 10am-4pm.

WELLS. Granary Theatre, Staithe Street: Village Screen, It's A Wonderful Life (12A), 7pm £5, tickets available from Kinsley's, Alton Hair Studio or 01328 710883.

SHOWS

CROMER. Pavilion Theatre Cromer, Cromer Pier: Christmas Seaside Special 2008, 2.30pm and 7.30pm £15.50/children £7.50/family ticket (two adults, two children) £43, 01263 512495.

SHERINGHAM. Little Theatre, 2 Station Road: Peter Pan (pantomime), 6.30pm £13.50/under 16s £9/family ticket (two adults, two children) £42, 01263 822347.

CONCERTS

THORPE MARKET. St Margaret's Church: Cantamus Community Choir, Christmas candlelit concert - Handel's Messiah (Part 1) - carols for choir and audience, seasonal refreshments, 7.30pm £6, reservation 01263 833252.

GIGS

BACTON. Duke of Edinburgh: Big Sister, 9pm.

ERPINGHAM. Spread Eagle: Bright Spark, 60s night, 8.30pm.

HEVINGHAM. Marsham Arms: Lumiere Rouge Ragtime Band, 8-10.30pm £2.50 door.

HORSFORD. Brickmakers: Karaoke, 8.30pm.

WELLS. Corner House Bar: Stone Pony duo (acoustic), 8.30pm.

DANCES

NORTH WALSHAM. Roman Catholic Church Hall, King's Arms Street: English country dancing, 7.30-9.45pm £1.50.

WROXHAM. Church Hall, Norwich Road: English country dancing, beginners welcome, 7.30-9.45pm £2.

SALES

AYLSHAM. Town Hall: Aylsham Country Market, 8.50am-12.

HOLT. St Andrew's Church Hall: Holt Country Market, 9-11am.

SATURDAY

EVENTS

AYLSHAM. Bure Valley Railway: Santa Specials, steam train ride to Santa's Land (present for children aged 12 and under), children's entertainer, refreshments, 10am, 1.45pm and 5.30pm £12pp inclusive; booking essential 01263 733858.

Marriotts Way: Sculpture trail, sculptures made by year 10 students from Aylsham and Reepham High Schools, exhibited along the section between Woodgate and Sankence Lane, day light hours.

BLAKENEY. Quay: Seal trips with Beans, 11.30am £8/children £4, 01263 740505 or 740038.

FELBRIGG. Felbrigg Hall: Father Christmas, in his grotto, 11am-12.30pm and 1.30-3pm £5 including present. Carols in the Courtyard with Sheringham Brass Band, 3.15pm.

MORSTON. Quay: Seal trips with Temples, 11am £8/children £4, 01263 740791.

NORTH WALSHAM. 41 and 43 Bluebell Road: Christmas lights and decorations, from dusk, donations welcome for Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital.

SHERINGHAM. North Norfolk Railway: Santa Specials, train times and ticket price information on 01263 820800 or view www.nnrailway.co.uk.

Town Clock: Churches Together singing Christmas carols, 10.30am-12.

SLOLEY. St Bartholomew's Church: Winter Wonderland, church decorated in silver and white, coffee, light lunches and tea available, 10am-4pm.

WELLS. Mermaid's Purse, Staithe Street: Free mince pies and mulled wine event, 10am-5pm.

WESTWICK. St Botolph's Church: Candlelit carol service, led by the Bishop of Norwich, followed by refreshments, 7.30pm.

WROXHAM. Broads Tours, The Bridge: Santa Cruises, children's Christmas quiz, drawing and colouring competitions, mulled wine and mince pies for adults /festive cookie and soft drink for children served by Santa's Pixies, quality present from Santa for all children, 11am, 1pm and 3pm £9.50pp/under ones free; booking essential 01603 782207 or visit www.broads.co.uk.

SHOWS

CROMER. Pavilion Theatre Cromer, Cromer Pier: Christmas Seaside Special 2008, 2.30pm and 7.30pm £15.50/children £7.50/family ticket (two adults, two children) £43, 01263 512495.

SHERINGHAM. Little Theatre, 2 Station Road: Peter Pan (pantomime), 11am £13.50/under 16s £9/family ticket (two adults, two children) £42, 2.30pm and 6.30pm £14.50/under 16s £10/family ticket £47, 01263 822347.

GIGS

BUXTON. Black Lion: Bleaky and the Bopcats, 8.30pm.

HORSHAM ST FAITH. St Faith's Centre: Minx (female pop band), 8.30pm non members £2.

NORTH WALSHAM. Community Centre: Kenny Lee and Hustler, 8.20pm £5.50, 01692 402991 (after 7pm).

Melbourne Club: Rock 'n' Roll night with Bernies Midnight Shift, 8.30pm.

WELLS. SS Albatros, Quay: The Rockin' Johnnies, 8.30pm.

SALES

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

STALHAM. Town Hall: Farmers' market, 9am-12.

SUNDAY

EVENTS

AYLSHAM. Bure Valley Railway: Santa Specials, steam train ride to Santa's Land (present for children aged 12 and under), children's entertainer, refreshments, 10am, 1.45pm and 5.30pm £12pp inclusive; booking essential 01263 733858.

BLAKENEY. Quay: Seal trips with Beans, 12.30pm £8/children £4, 01263 740505 or 740038.

EAST RUNTON. Fishing Boat: Pool knockout, 8pm £2.

FELBRIGG. Felbrigg Hall: Father Christmas, in his grotto, 11am-12.30pm and 1.30-3pm £5 including present. Carols in the courtyard, with Cromer and Sheringham Brass Band, 3.15pm free.

MORSTON. Quay: Seal trips with Temples, 11.30am £8/children £4, 01263 740791.

MUNDESLEY. Pavilion: Bingo, 7.30pm.

NORTH WALSHAM. 41 and 43 Bluebell Road: Christmas lights and decorations, from dusk, donations welcome for Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital.

SCOTTOW. All Saints' Church: Carol service of lessons and carols, followed by refreshments, 6.30pm.

SHERINGHAM. Baptist Church, Holway Road: Communion service with Christingles, 10.45am; candlelit carol service with seasonal refreshments, 7pm.

North Norfolk Railway: Santa Specials, train times and ticket price information on 01263 820800 or view www.nnrailway.co.uk.

Sheringham Park, Upper Sheringham: Christmas craft making and festive fayre for all the family, 11am-3pm £4/National Trust members £3.50.

St Andrew's Methodist Church, Cromer Road: Carols and readings, 10.45am; evening worship 6.30pm.

SLOLEY. St Bartholomew's Church: Winter Wonderland, church decorated in silver and white, coffee, light lunches and tea available, 10am-4pm; crib service by candlelight 6pm.

THORPE MARKET. St Margaret's Church: Traditional carol service of nine lessons and carols with Village Folk Band, 6.30pm.

WELLS. Lifeboat Station, Beach Road: Sing our Songs carol service with Wells lifeboat crew, traditional church service led by the Rev Tony Douglas, followed by carols with Wells Churches Together Choir and Fakenham Town Band, refreshments available, stalls and gifts, free car parking on the beach car park, 6pm.

WROXHAM. Barton House Railway, Hartwell Road, off The Avenue: Santa Special, rides on steam and electric trains, museum, refreshments, 12-3pm £2/children £1 or by river from Wroxham Bridge £3/children £1.50 - booking essential in advance to see Santa, on 01603 783569).

Broads Tours, The Bridge: Santa Cruises, children's Christmas quiz, drawing and colouring competitions, mulled wine and mince pies for adults /festive cookie and soft drink for children served by Santa's Pixies, quality present from Santa for all children, 11am, 1pm and 3pm £9.50pp/under ones free; booking essential 01603 782207 or visit www.broads.co.uk.

SHOWS

CROMER. Pavilion Theatre Cromer, Cromer Pier: Christmas Seaside Special 2008, 2.30pm and 7.30pm £15.50/children £7.50/family ticket (two adults, two children) £43, 01263 512495.

SHERINGHAM. Little Theatre, 2 Station Road: Peter Pan (pantomime), 2pm and 5pm £13.50/under 16s £9/family ticket (two adults, two children) £42, 01263 822347.

CONCERTS

AYLSHAM. Town Hall: Aylsham Band Christmas Concert with carol singing, 7pm including mince pie and wine, 01603 891236 or from James (hairdresser) in Aylsham Market Place.

KELLING. Beck House Barn: The Kelling Consort perform Handel's Messiah Part 1 and Hallelujah, with orchestra and soloists; director: Angela Dugdale, programme includes carols plus mince pies 3pm collection for St Mary's Church.

GIGS

HOLT. Lawns Hotel and Wine Bar, Station Road: The French Connection Trio (jazz), 8-10.30pm.

MONDAY

EVENTS

AYLSHAM. Bure Valley Railway: Santa Specials, steam train ride to Santa's Land (present for children aged 12 and under), children's entertainer, refreshments, 10am, 1.45pm and 5.30pm £12pp inclusive; booking essential 01263 733858.

BLAKENEY. Quay: Seal trips with Beans, 2pm £8/children £4, 01263 740505 or 740038.

BRADFIELD. Bradfield Hall Farm (near North Walsham): Animal Magic Dog Club - beginners' agility, 6pm, 01263 822669.

CROMER. Cromer Museum, Church Street: Christmas stockings drop-in workshop for children, make a Christmas stocking to take home, 10.30am-1pm and 2-4pm £1.50 plus museum admission (adults £2.90/ concs £2.65/four-16 year olds £1.75, museums passholders £1).

EAST RUNTON. Fishing Boat: Cash bingo, 7.30pm. Quiz, max four per team, 9.30pm.

HOLT. Holt Country Park, Edgefield Road: Father Christmas Trail, follow trail, learn about what happens to wildlife in winter, make peanut butter bird feeders from cones, prize for best fancy dress, dogs on leads, children must be accompanied by adult, start trail (15-20 minute walk) from 10.30-11am £1.20 per child/ages three and under free (includes present from Father Christmas).

HOVETON. Broadland High School: Air Training Corps 222 (Broadlands) Squadron, for ages 13 plus, 7-9.30pm, 01603 781222 (during session).

MORSTON. Quay: Seal trips with Temples, 12.30pm £8/children £4, 01263 740791.

MUNDESLEY. Coronation Hall: Carpet bowls, fun session, tea and biscuits, 1.30-4pm £1.50.

NORTH WALSHAM. 41 and 43 Bluebell Road: Christmas lights and decorations, from dusk, donations welcome for Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital.

SHERINGHAM. North Norfolk Railway: Santa Specials, train times and ticket price information on 01263 820800 or view www.nnrailway.co.uk.

WROXHAM. Broads Tours, The Bridge: Santa Cruises, children's Christmas quiz, drawing and colouring competitions, mulled wine and mince pies for adults /festive cookie and soft drink for children served by Santa's Pixies, quality present from Santa for all children, 11am, 1pm and 3pm £9.50pp/under ones free; booking essential 01603 782207 or visit www.broads.co.uk.

SHOWS

CROMER. Pavilion Theatre Cromer, Cromer Pier: Christmas Seaside Special 2008, 1.30pm and 5.30pm £15.50/children £7.50/family ticket (two adults, two children) £43, 01263 512495.

SHERINGHAM. Little Theatre, 2 Station Road: Peter Pan (pantomime), 2.30pm and 6.30pm £13.50/under 16s £9/family ticket (two adults, two children) £42, 01263 822347.

TUESDAY

EVENTS

AYLSHAM. Bure Valley Railway: Santa Specials, steam train ride to Santa's Land (present for children aged 12 and under), children's entertainer, refreshments, 10am, 1.45pm and 5.30pm £12pp inclusive; booking essential 01263 733858.

BACTON. Bacton Woods: Father Christmas Trail, follow trail, learn about what happens to wildlife in winter, make peanut butter bird feeders from cones, prize for best fancy dress, dogs on leads, children must be accompanied by adult, start trail (15-20 minute walk) from 10.30-11am £1.20 per child/ages three and under free (includes present from Father Christmas).

BLAKENEY. Quay: Seal trips with Beans, 2pm £8/children £4, 01263 740505 or 740038.

BOOTON. Church of St Michael the Archangel: Candlelit carol service, with seasonal refreshments, wear very warm clothing, 6.30pm collection for the Churches' Conservation Trust and a local charity.

BRADFIELD. Bradfield Hall Farm (near North Walsham): Animal Magic Dog Club - junior agility club, 11.30am, Puppy Nursery, 01263 822669.

MORSTON. Quay: Seal trips with Temples, 1.30pm £8/children £4, 01263 740791.

MUNDESLEY. Pavilion: Whist, 1.45pm.

NORTH WALSHAM. 41 and 43 Bluebell Road: Christmas lights and decorations, from dusk, donations welcome for Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital.

SHERINGHAM. North Norfolk Railway: Santa Specials, train times and ticket price information on 01263 820800 or view www.nnrailway.co.uk.

STALHAM. High School, Brumstead Road: Blood donor session, 1-3.30pm and 4.30-7pm.

WICKMERE. Hall Farm: Christmas in a Barn, sing carols in unique setting amongst the cattle, with the Fakenham Brass Band, raffle to include games and other prizes, doors 7pm £5 including glass of mulled wine, children under 12 free; proceeds St Andrew's Church restoration fund (signposted from the Saracen's Head at Wolterton or phone 07775717262).

SHOWS

CROMER. Pavilion Theatre Cromer, Cromer Pier: Christmas Seaside Special 2008, 1.30pm and 5.30pm £15.50/children £7.50/family ticket (two adults, two children) £43, 01263 512495.

SHERINGHAM. Little Theatre, 2 Station Road: Peter Pan (pantomime), 2.30pm and 6.30pm £13.50/under 16s £9/family ticket (two adults, two children) £42, 01263 822347.

St Andrew's Methodist Church, Cromer Road: Present Day (drama) - Sheringham Baptist Church production, doors 7pm, performance 7.30pm £2 including seasonal refreshments, 07909 767505.

SALES

STALHAM. Town Hall: Household and collectables sale, 8am-12.30pm.

CHRISTMAS EVE

EVENTS

AYLSHAM. Bure Valley Railway: Santa Specials, steam train ride to Santa's Land (present for children aged 12 and under), children's entertainer, refreshments, 10am and 1.45pm £12pp inclusive; booking essential 01263 733858.

BLAKENEY. Quay: Seal trips with Beans, 2pm £8/children £4, 01263 740505 or 740038.

MORSTON. Quay: Seal trips with Temples, 2.15pm £8/children £4, 01263 740791.

NORTH WALSHAM. 41 and 43 Bluebell Road: Christmas lights and decorations, from dusk, donations welcome for Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital.

SHERINGHAM. Baptist Church, Holway Road: Christmas Eve Communion service, 7pm.

North Norfolk Railway: Santa Specials, train times and ticket price information on 01263 820800 or view

www.nnrailway.co.uk.

St Andrew's Methodist Church, Cromer Road: Midnight communion, 11.30pm.

THORPE MARKET. St Margaret's Church: Midnight Holy Communion by candlelight, with Village Folk musicians, 11.3pm.

WESTWICK. Parish Church: Midnight mass, 11.30pm.

WROXHAM. Broads Tours, The Bridge: Santa Cruises, children's Christmas quiz, drawing and colouring competitions, mulled wine and mince pies for adults /festive cookie and soft drink for children served by Santa's Pixies, quality present from Santa for all children, 11am and 1pm £9.50pp/under ones free; booking essential 01603 782207 or visit www.broads.co.uk.

SHOWS

CROMER. Pavilion Theatre Cromer, Cromer Pier: Christmas Seaside Special 2008, 2.30pm £15.50/children £7.50/family ticket (two adults, two children) £43, 01263 512495.

SHERINGHAM. Little Theatre, 2 Station Road: Peter Pan (pantomime), 11am £13.50/under 16s £9/family ticket (two adults, two children) £42 and 2.30pm £14.50/under 16s £10/family ticket £47, 01263 822347.

GIGS

NORTH WALSHAM. Community Centre: The Bar Hoppers, 8.20pm £5.50, 01692 402991 (after 7pm).

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