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Sunday 27th August, 2017 10:00am

Norfolk Vehicle Club & Swaffham Town Council are organising a Classic Car Event and Family Fun day .

Bank Holiday Sunday 27th August 10am - 4pm

For Classic Car Enthusiasts - there will be Classic Cars / MotoRider / CBT Training / Motorcycles / Craft Stalls to name but a few.

For the little ones - there will be fairground rides and face painting
For everyone - there will be Food Stands / Beer Tent / Raffle / Tombola / Plus prizes from your Lucky Programme Number
Raising funds for the upkeep and maintenance of Open Spaces Facilities in the town.

Saturday 26th August, 2017 9:00am

Bank holiday weekend we'll be trying to raise as much money as we can for Whizz Kidz. Pop in and grab a slice and let us help build your dream holiday too!

Wednesday 23rd August, 2017 9:00am

BirelART kart series (Formally known as Easykart) is the cheapest form of National Racing. This event is free for prospective racers who are aged between 7 and 11 years of age. have experience either through arrive and drive events or other series who wish to take part in national racing on a low budget. "Factoid" sheets on the website home page explains average cost per year for racing, events and prizes for winner of each series.
Local boy Elliot Stanley finished 4th in the Senior Elites Class last year. Past racers who Elliot raced in the Junior Class that have progressed through the sport are: Alex Lynn, now in Formula E, Jake Hughes: Euro F 3 and Toby Sowery British F3 . Although this event is for children the series also runs classes for Juniors and Seniors. Again all that is required is arrive and drive experience. Visit the website for more information.

Tuesday 22nd August, 2017 6:00pm

An opportunity to come along and meet with other business owners, company directors, managers and influential local individuals, drink tea/coffee, and eat cake. This is also a fantastic chance to discover how libraries are able to provide help to those thinking about running their own business, as well as those seeking further assistance with a current business.
Family friendly event - children welcome.

For further information please contact the library on 01553 768498 or Harry Harris on

Swarm Hive is a network of like minded enterprising people who come together to make new connections and develop both themselves and their organisations in a relaxed and informal way.

Saturday 26th August, 2017 8:00am

Car Boot Sale on the playing field Snettisham . Stallholders from 6.00 am Cars £5.00 and Vans £10.00

Monday 28th August, 2017 2:00pm

Charity Auction

in aid of PAW (Promoting Animal Welfare)

Bank Holiday Monday 28th August

Central Hall, Emneth

Viewing from 12 midday

Auction starts 2 pm

General auction, all types of lots, bargains galore

Sunday 27th August, 2017 1:00pm


Saturday 26th August, 2017 10:00am

Lots of Stunning Crafts, Gifts & Goodies - made by wonderfully talented crafters, along with delicious homemade refreshments - in a warm and friendly atmosphere. Why not come along and browse the stalls whilst enjoying a cake and cuppa? 10am - 4pm - Free admission - disabled access

Tuesday 29th August, 2017 2:00pm

Help create a comic strip hero or villain - then have a go at drawing your own!
Ages 11+. Admission free but booking essential. Call the library on 01553 768498 to book.

Monday 28th August, 2017 9:30am

Marshland St James Village Day: Farmers' Market from 9.30 - 4.00pm with local produce and hot pulled-pork rolls in the Jubilee Hall, Smeeth Road, 20p entry fee, together with children's art competition - DESIGN AN IMAGINARY LANDSCAPE, any media, or a model 6" square. Entries in by 10.00. Prizes awarded at 3.30. 20p per entry, age on front, name on back.
Village Yard Sale from 10.00. Map of yards and refreshments available from St James Methodist Chapel, Smeeth Road.
Give the supermarket a miss and buy fresh local produce @ the Farmers' Market, keep the children entertained with their art competition entries, bag a bargain at the village sale and meet the locals! More info from

Tuesday 22nd August, 2017 2:30pm

Enjoy some fishy tales from 'the fish who could wish' to the 'Rainbow Fish' and then try some fishy crafts. Suitable for children under 8, tickets £3 and booking essential.

Sunday 27th August, 2017 2:00pm

Flitcham Village is holding a fete on 27th August , opening at 2pm.
BBQ & Bar , Stalls , Cream Teas & Games .
Do come and join in the fun and treat yourself to a cream tea.

Wednesday 23rd August, 2017 7:30pm to 10:30pm

We are a group of Ladies that get together every fortnight. We do lots of different activities and also help with local charities and Community groups.

If you are aged between 18 -45 and would like to come and see what we are all about we would love to see you. Check out our website for more infomation.

Saturday 26th August, 2017 10:00am

Parkinson's Awareness Café on the Green at Great Massingham 10am to 12 noon. Come along for a chat and coffee and cake.
We look forward to seeing you.

Thursday 31st August, 2017 1:00pm

Come along and have a go at knitting plus making other wool related crafts!

Gaywood Library
Thursday 31st August
1pm - 2.30pm

£1 per person. Ages 5+. Booking essential. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For further information or to book please contact the library on 01553 768498.

Friday 25th August, 2017 10:30am

How much food is thrown out by the average UK household? Find out the fascinating facts about food waste and learn how your family can save up to £60 per month. This special event is free but booking is essential.

Saturday 26th August, 2017 7:00pm

‘Unmasking’ the Queen Mary Centre’s true Potential!

A Masquerade Ball is being held this summer to give local residents an opportunity to dust off their glad rags and enjoy a night of dancing, all in aid of a good cause.

There will be plenty to enjoy on the night, including live music and disco, canapés and a welcome drink. A photographer will capture moments throughout the evening, so you can share your favourite pictures after the event. This sophisticated evening offers mystery, fun and a romantic ambiance whilst supporting a great cause.

Managed by the Ferry Project an award winning homeless charity, the Queen Mary Centre is looking to increase community spirit by hosting events that will encourage locals to come together .

All profits raised from the Masquerade Ball will go towards improving facilities at the Queen Mary Centre, which is used by many local groups.

The Masquerade Ball is on Saturday 26th August at the Queen Mary Centre, Wisbech, which, on the night, will be transformed into an elegant ballroom. Doors open at 7pm, tickets available for £25 online (, in person or can be reserved by calling 01945 581444. Discounts available for groups of 10.

Tuesday 29th August, 2017 9:00am

Norfolk Libraries and the Arts Council England are looking to help you be a better reader. We are running a county wide programme in all libraries to match volunteer reading coaches with reading learners - to provide 1-2-1 support. It's all free, and available to anyone in Norfolk, over 8 years old and able to speak English to at least ESOL level 1. Qualifications are also available in Volunteering for the coaches as well as further courses available for the learners. We are currently looking for more coaches and learners around the King's Lynn area. Pop into any library in Norfolk for more information or contact us via the details below.

Saturday 26th August, 2017 11:00am

Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th August, 11am to 4pm. A celebration of Northwold and it's people through the centuries. Information, stories, photographs and artefacts will be on display in the church, village hall and school. The war memorial will show details of all the men remembered there and the weekend will finish with a Songs of Praise in St. Andrew's church at 4pm on Sunday.
Topics covered will include family histories, shops & businesses, buildings, church history and interior decoration, stories of those who have memorials in the church, sports teams, village charities, the history of the school & village hall, wedding dresses & christening robes worn in St Andrew's, a village time line and much more. Light refreshments will be availabe in the village hall and the church tower will be open on Sunday afternoon.

Sunday 27th August, 2017 10:00am

The Heritage Centre at Bircham Newton has a unique collection of memorabilia from the former Royal Air Force station’s past service, which spanned more than 44 years, including two world wars and the Cold War. On display are photographs and personal memories of servicemen who served there and other related items from its fascinating history. Open 10 am to 4 pm. FREE. DISABLED ACCESS