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Diary October 22-28

PUBLISHED: 10:47 20 October 2009 | UPDATED: 10:02 13 July 2010

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22



EVENTS

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

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22

EVENTS

BLICKLING. Blickling Hall: Putting the house to bed, housekeeping and conservation demonstrations in the show rooms where staff prepare to close the house for the season, 11am-5pm (last entry 4.30pm) hall entry/NT members free. Putting the House to Bed, housekeeping and conservation demonstrations in the show rooms, 11am-5pm (last entry 4.30pm) included in hall entry/NT members free..

KELLING. Primary School, Salthouse Road: Open day, 10-11.30am and 1.30-3.30pm.

NORTH WALSHAM. St Nicholas' Room: Friends of Sadler's Wood annual meeting, all welcome, 7pm.

WROXHAM. Church Hall, Norwich Road: Village Screen presents Is There Anybody There? (12A), 2.30pm and 7.30pm £5, 01603 782555 or 781599.

SHOWS

HOLT. Gresham's School Auden Theatre, Cromer Road: Red Red Rose (opera, English premiere) by Geoff Davidson and John Cairney - North Norfolk Chamber Opera, 7.30pm £10/children (15 and under) £7.50, 01263 713444.

SHERINGHAM. Little Theatre, 2 Station Road: The Crucible (drama) - Cromer and Sheringham Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society, 7.30pm £7, 01263 822347.

GIGS

HEVINGHAM. The Fox: Jazz jam session with the Old Codgers, 8-10pm.

DANCES

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

EAST RUNTON. Village Hall: Belly dancing with Dianne, 6.30-7.45pm £5, 0870 046 4131.

HOLT. Community Centre: Ballroom and sequence with Derek and Shirley, 7.30-11pm £3.

SUTTON. Sutton Staithe Hotel: Salsa with Dance Cuban, 8pm £5/concs £4, 07711 286047.

SALES

NORTH WALSHAM. St Benet Hall: Craft market, 9.30am-2pm.

St Benets Hall: Craft market, 9.30am-2pm.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23

EVENTS

BLICKLING. Blickling Hall: Putting the house to bed, housekeeping and conservation demonstrations in the show rooms where staff prepare to close the house for the season, 11am-5pm (last entry 4.30pm) hall entry/NT members free.

CROMER. Parish Hall, Church Street: Free electric blanket safety test with Norfolk County Council Trading Standards Service, by appointment, book on 0344 800 8005.

SHERINGHAM. Social Club, Holway Road: Quiz night, teams of four, 8.30pm £1pp.

SHOWS

EDGEFIELD. Village Hall: Magic of the Mind presented by the Rt Hon Lord John McGregor with musical interludes by Trevor Dockerill, 7pm £12 including canapes, 01263 587208.

HOLT. Gresham's School Auden Theatre, Cromer Road: Red Red Rose (opera, English premiere) by Geoff Davidson and John Cairney - North Norfolk Chamber Opera, 7.30pm £10/children (15 and under) £7.50, 01263 713444.

NORTH WALSHAM. Community Centre: A Variety Gala Night - North Walsham Players, 7.30pm £4/children £2, 01692 402116; proceeds Breast Cancer Campaign.

SHERINGHAM. Little Theatre, 2 Station Road: The Crucible (drama) - Cromer and Sheringham Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society, 7.30pm £8, 01263 822347.

CONCERTS

HOVETON. St Helen's Church: Duo Armande, recital by Claire Hawkes (clarinet) and Shulah Oliver (violin and viola); programme includes music by Beethoven, Rebecca Clarke and Gershwin, refreshments, raffle, Ugandan cards for sale, 7.30pm £8/under 16s free, 01603 783096 or 07887 480731; proceeds Kampala Music School.

GIGS

AYLSHAM. Unicorn: Replica, 8.30pm.

DANCES

WALCOTT. Village Hall: Ballroom tea dance, live music by Roger Bean, 2pm £3.50, 01263 824217.

WROXHAM. Church Hall, Norwich Road: English country dancing, beginners welcome, 7.30-9.45pm £2, 01692 404447.

SALES

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

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

STALHAM. Stalham Town Football Club, Stepping Stone Lane: Car boot, sellers 9am, buyers 11am, 07796 964653 (Dave).

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24

EVENTS

AYLSHAM. Bure Valley Railway: The Spooky Express, three special trains per day, children's competition, spooky colouring corner, Halloween food on each train, railway's resident bear dressed for the occasion, free travel for up to two children with a fare-paying adult; train times and prices on 01263 733858 or www.bvrw.co.uk

COLBY. Playing Field Bridge Road: Wild About Colby presents WAC goes Bats, bat-themed event to mark official opening of new nature path, various activities, demonstrations, children's fancy dress competition (bat and Halloween themes), 2-5pm free (small charge for some events, and donations welcome).

CROMER. Methodist Church Hall: Quiz Aid evening with supper, quiz with sausage and mash supper, dessert, tea/coffee, 6.30pm £7pp (teams of four); booking essential on 01263 511542 or 513076; proceeds Christian Aid.

HOLT. St Andrew's Church Hall: Charity Christmas card day, refreshments, 9am-3pm; proceeds national and local charities.

SHERINGHAM. North Norfolk Railway, Station Road: Altogether Now!, chance for children to help man the railway, meet Morgan the Railway Cat, normal fares apply and family ticket of £35 (2 adults, 2 children or 3 adults, one child) includes £5 refreshment voucher; train times and information on 01263 820800 or www.nnrailway.co.uk

Sheringham Park, Upper Sheringham: Spooky Halloween Trail, self-guided trail, dogs on leads, 10.30am-3.30pm £2 per child including Halloween treat (car parking charge applies for non NT members).

SKEYTON. Village Hall: Fun bingo for dummies, fun prized, raffle, bring own drink/refreshments, 7.30pm, tickets 01692 538699.

WHITWELL. Whitewell and Reepham Station: Diesel engine Georgie pulling BSK carriage, 10am-6pm.

SHOWS

BODHAM. Village Hall: Old Time Music Hall - Terry Chappelle and Friends, prize for best hat, 7.30pm £5, 01263 713160; for church funds.

CROMER. Pavilion Theatre Cromer, Cromer Pier: The Nutcracker (balle) - Vienna Festival Ballet, 3pm £8.50-£20, 01263 512495.

HOLT. Gresham's School Auden Theatre, Cromer Road: Red Red Rose (opera, English premiere) by Geoff Davidson and John Cairney - North Norfolk Chamber Opera, 2.30pm and 7.30pm £10/children (15 and under) £7.50, 01263 713444.

SHERINGHAM. Little Theatre, 2 Station Road: The Crucible (drama) - Cromer and Sheringham Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society, 2.30pm £7 and 7.30pm £8, 01263 822347.

CONCERTS

HICKLING. St Mary's Church: Brass Band concert, 7.30pm £7 including refreshments, 01692 598907.

SALLE. Parish Church: Charity Concert with The Old Wild Rovers and David Hardy, sea shanties and traditional and popular folk music, special visual effects, light show performance outside the church, seating limited to 300 (plenty of standing room), 7.30pm free with collection for the EDP We Care Appeal (to book a seat call 07876 218424).

SEA PALLING. St Margaret's Church: A Musical Adventure for Flutes, from Back to Boogie performed by flautists Inger Dawson and Andre Alvin with pianists Pamela Harvey-Fackrell and Alexander Veitch, 7.30pm £5, tickets from Sea Palling Post Office & Stores or on door; proceeds Sea Palling Independent Inshore Lifeboat.

GIGS

COLTISHALL. Railway Tavern: Hard Rain, 8.30pm.

HEVINGHAM. Village Hall: Bleaky and the Bopcats, bar and snacks available, 7.30pm-late £5 advance/£6 on door; 01603 755219; proceeds Hevingham Under Fives.

ITTERINGHAM. Village Hall: Autumn Night Out with live music from Walking the Dog (r&b), bar and food available, 7.30-11.30pm £3 on door or tickets in advance from Itteringham Village Shop (01263 587325).

TRIMINGHAM. Trimingham House Caravan Park: Carol (soul, Motown, rock, blues and dance), 9pm. Carol (soul, Motown, rock, blues and dance), 9pm.

DANCES

HOLT. Community Centre: Ballroom, sequence, old time and line to CDs with Derek and Shirley, 7.30-11pm £3. Ballroom, sequence, old time and line to CDs with Derek and Shirley, 7.30-11pm £3.

HOVETON. Village Hall: Modern sequence with Margaret and Arthur, 8-10.30pm £2.50.

NEATISHEAD. New Victory Hall: Big Tone and Angie's Charity Folk Dance, bring plate of food to share, 7.30-11pm £3; proceeds Faith Animal Sanctuary.

WORSTEAD. Queen Elizabeth Village Hall: Barn dance with live music by Shinanikins, bar, raffle and refreshments available, 7-11pm £5 advance/£6 on door, 01603 279544 or 0776 9840 349; proceeds Big C Centre.

SALES

AYLSHAM. Burgh Road, off A140: Car boot, sellers 9am, buyers 11am, 07796 964653 (Dave).

Town Hall: Table top, 9am-12; proceeds Aylsham Market Surgery Support Group.

EAST RUSTON. Village Hall: Craft and Gift Fair, 11am-4pm.

SHERINGHAM. St Andrew's Methodist Church, Cromer Road: Jumble and nearly new sale, 10-11am.

WROXHAM. Church Hall, Norwich Road: Farmers' market, 9am-12.30pm.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 25

EVENTS

AYLSHAM. Bure Valley Railway: The Spooky Express, three special trains per day, children's competition, spooky colouring corner, Halloween food on each train, railway's resident bear dressed for the occasion, free travel for up to two children with a fare-paying adult; train times and prices on 01263 733858 or www.bvrw.co.uk

BLAKENEY. The Carnser, Quayside: Bonfire and Fireworks, food and hot drinks available, organ from Thursford organs, children's fancy dress judging, 6.15pm, fireworks display 7.30pm. free (bucket collection).

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

HOLT. Holt Lowes: Wildlife Conservation, volunteers needed to help manage special heath and bog site, lunch time walk, 10am; information 01362 694071.

MUNDESLEY. Bowls Pavilion: Bingo, 7.30pm.

SHERINGHAM. North Norfolk Railway, Station Road: Altogether Now!, chance for children to help man the railway, meet Morgan the Railway Cat, normal fares apply and family ticket of £35 (2 adults, 2 children or 3 adults, one child) includes £5 refreshment voucher; train times and information on 01263 820800 or www.nnrailway.co.uk

Sheringham Park, Upper Sheringham: Spooky Halloween Trail, self-guided trail, dogs on leads, 10.30am-3.30pm £2 per child including Halloween treat (car parking charge applies for non NT members).

WALCOTT. Poachers Pocket: Bingo in aid of the Walcott Emergency Volunteer Association, 4pm.

WHITWELL. Whitewell and Reepham Station: Diesel engine Georgie pulling BSK carriage, 10am-6pm.

SHOWS

CROMER. Pavilion Theatre Cromer, Cromer Pier: Norfolk Heroes with Sid Kipper and Keith Skipper, 7.30pm £11, 01263 512495.

GIGS

BANNINGHAM. Crown: Norfolk Dixieland Jazz Band, 1.30-4.30pm free (lunch bookings on 01263 733534).

BLAKENEY. Harbour Room: Folk night, 8pm free.

DANCES

SHERINGHAM. Social Club, Holway Road: Fit Together social dance with Marlene and Brian, 8.30-11pm, 01263 823526.

SALES

BLAKENEY. Village Hall: Antique and collectors' fair, 10am-4pm 50p.

HEVINGHAM. Village Hall: Seasonal Craft and Gift Sale, set-up 10am tables £8, public 11am-2pm £1; table bookings on 01603 872042 in aid of Hevingham Under Fives.

ROUGHTON. Village Hall: Table top sale, £5 per table, 9am-12noon, booking 01263 761517; proceeds hall funds.

STALHAM. Stalham Town Football Club, Stepping Stone Lane: Car boot, sellers 9am, buyers 11am, 07796 964653 (Dave).

MONDAY, OCTOBER 26

EVENTS

AYLSHAM. Bure Valley Railway: The Spooky Express, three special trains per day, children's competition, spooky colouring corner, Halloween food on each train, railway's resident bear dressed for the occasion, free travel for up to two children with a fare-paying adult; train times and prices on 01263 733858 or www.bvrw.co.uk

Town Green: Aylsham Town Plan action meeting for residents, to plan improvements in Red Lion Street and Market Place, 7.30pm in the Green Room.

BRADFIELD. Bradfield Hall Farm (near North Walsham): Animal Magic Dog Club, learning games for dogs and their owners, 10am, 01263 822669.

EAST RUNTON. Fishing Boat: Bingo, 7.30pm. Quiz, 9.30pm.

HOVETON. BeWILDerwood, Horning Road: Snagglefang's Spooky Spectacular, dress up to scare, make masks and lanterns to join in end of day lantern parade, 10am-4.30pm normal admission applies.

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

NORTH WALSHAM. St Benets Hall: Fairytale characters, various artistic workshops for all the family, 10am-12 £1 per child (pay on day).

WEYBOURNE. Kelling Heath Holiday Park: Fungi Foray, with Dr Tony Leech, soup and roll available afterwards, 10.30am (guided walk free).

DANCES

EAST RUNTON. Village Hall: Cromer Sequence Dance Club, 8pm, 01692 403071.

HOVETON. Village Hall: Line, basics 7pm, beginners 7.30pm, improvers 8.30pm £3.50 all night, 01692 536471.

NORTH WALSHAM. Community Centre: Charity tea dance, 2-4.30pm £2 including tea and cakes.

SHERINGHAM. Methodist Church Hall, Cromer Road: English country dancing, beginners welcome, 7.30-9.30pm £2, 01263 823958.

SALES

AYLSHAM. Parish Church: The Monday Stall, 8.30am-12.

Town Hall: Collectors fair, 8.30am-2pm.

BLAKENEY. Harbour Rooms: Farmers' market, in support of Help for Heroes, 9.30am-1pm.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27

EVENTS

ALDBOROUGH. Community Centre: Bingo, eyes down 8pm.

AYLSHAM. Bure Valley Railway: The Spooky Express, three special trains per day, children's competition, spooky colouring corner, Halloween food on each train, railway's resident bear dressed for the occasion, free travel for up to two children with a fare-paying adult; train times and prices on 01263 733858 or www.bvrw.co.uk

CROMER. Cromer Museum, Church Street: Children's Art Workshop - Halloween Fun, creative workshop with Tina Smith, under eights must be accompanied by adult, 10.30am-1pm and 2-4pm £1.75/Museum Pass £1.25 plus normal admission.

Library, Prince of Wales Road: Black History Month - Handa's Surprise Rhymetime, 10-10.45am.

Royal Cromer Golf Club: Get Back Into Golf sessions with experienced pro golfers in a club environment, £18 for six-week course, 6-7pm, booking essential, www.activenorfolk.org/getbackinto or call 01603 697024.

HOLT. Holt Country Park, Edgefield Road: Fungi walk, guided walk with Tony Leech, children must be accompanied by adult, dogs on leads, 2.30pm £2.50/children £1/under threes free (pay on day). Halloween trail, 10.45-11am £1.50 per child/under threes free (prize for all children).

HOVETON. BeWILDerwood, Horning Road: Snagglefang's Spooky Spectacular, dress up to scare, make masks and lanterns to join in end of day lantern parade, 10am-4.30pm normal admission applies.

MUNDESLEY. Bowls Pavilion: Whist, 1.45pm.

NORTH WALSHAM. The Saddler's Shop, Vicarage Street: North Walsham Ghost Walk, 6pm £3; book on 01692 407509.

Youth and Community Centre, New Road: North Walsham Camera Club, talk on Singapore, 7.30pm.

WALCOTT. Poachers Pocket: Bingo in aid of the Walcott Emergency Volunteer Association, 8pm.

DANCES

AYLSHAM. The Friendship Hall: Cuban salsa classes, beginners 8-9pm, improvers 9-10pm £5 one class £8 for both (07877 797023).

BRISTON. Copeman Centre, Hall Street: Fit Together tea dance with Marlene and Brian, 1.45-3.45pm £2, 07826 869377.

CROMER. Community Centre, Garden Street: English country dancing, beginners welcome, 7.30-9.30pm £2, 01263 578224.

NORTH WALSHAM. Victory Pool: Weavers Morris practice, new members welcome, 7.30pm, 01692 404447.

STALHAM. High School: Line, basics 7pm, beginners 7.30pm, improvers 8.30pm £3.50 all night, 01692 536471.

SALES

BACTON. Village Hall: Craft fair, 10am-3pm tables £9, 01692 404952.

STALHAM. Town Hall: Table top, 8am-12.15pm.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28

EVENTS

AYLSHAM. Bure Valley Railway: The Spooky Express, three special trains per day, children's competition, spooky colouring corner, Halloween food on each train, railway's resident bear dressed for the occasion, free travel for up to two children with a fare-paying adult; train times and prices on 01263 733858 or www.bvrw.co.uk.

BLICKLING. Blickling Hall: Beetroots day, learn how to prepare and cook beetroots grown from free seeds given out at May plant fair, biggest beet and recipe competitions, 11am-1pm and 2-4pm £5 including tea and cake; booking essential 01263 738030.

CROMER. Suffield Park Bowls Club: Cromer Society Record Music Group, Mendlessohn: A Celebration, presented by Sheila Scott, 7pm.

CROMER. Cottage, Louden Road: Neil Storey lecture The North Norfolk Coast, its Heritage, Folklore, People and Places, 10.30am.

HAPPISBURGH. Church Room: Coffee morning, with stalls, 10am-12; proceeds St Mary's Church.

HOLT. Community Centre: Village Screen presents A Bunch of Amateurs (15), 2.30pm and 7.30pm £4 per screening, 01263 713427.

HOVETON. BeWILDerwood, Horning Road: Snagglefang's Spooky Spectacular, dress up to scare, make masks and lanterns to join in end of day lantern parade, 10am-4.30pm normal admission applies.

MUNDESLEY. Bowls Pavilion: Whist, 1.45pm.

Free Church: Creative Writing Group, 10.30am-12.30pm £2, 01263 834466.

NORTH WALSHAM. Library, New Road: Black History Month: Stories from Africa and Adinkra fabric printing, make a colourful wall hanging, for children aged six plus (eights must be accompanied by adult), 10.30-11.30am.

SHOWS

CROMER. Pavilion Theatre Cromer, Cromer Pier: The Tales of Peter Rabbit (family show), 1.30pm £9/children £7.50/family £31, 01263 512495.

HORSTEAD. The Tithe Barn: A Mixed Bag (three one-act plays) featuring Around the World With Class Six by Nick Warburton, Teeth by Tom Stoppard and Erica and Me by Alan Robinson - Jubilee Players, 7.30pm £6, 01603 737665.

MUNDESLEY. Coronation Hall: Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll (family show) - Mundesley Youth Players, Wed 7.30pm £6/children aged 12 and under £4, tickets from Cafe B in the High Street or 07503 297602.

GIGS

SHERINGHAM. Crown: Stonewood (rock), 9pm.

DANCES

CROMER. Social Club: Line dancing, 7.30-10.30pm, 01263 512542.

HOLT. St Andrew's Church Hall, Church Street: Fit Together line dance with Cedric, beginners 2-2.30pm, dancing 2.30-4.30pm £2, 07826 869377 (Melanie).

LETHERINGSETT. Village Hall: Belly dancing with Dianne, 7-8.15pm £5.50, 0870 046 4131.

SHERINGHAM. Pinewood Park Leisure Club, Holt Road: Ceroc modern jive, beginners and intermediates 7.30-10.30pm, 07801 492358.

SALES

CROMER. Merchants Place, Church Street: Autumn Craft Fair and charity coffee morning, 10am-4pm; information 01263 519454.


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