Norwich 99.9 - What's On in the Norwich area
OLD CATTON HORTICULTURAL CLUB
Wed 4th Mar 2015
Village Hall, Church Street, Old Catton
“The Language of Flowers”- a demonstration by Melissa Sheldrake. Visitors £3 including tea/coffee. Contact Liz 01603 409905.
Sat 7th Mar 2015
Hoveton Village Hall, Stalham Road, NR12 8DU.
Doors open 11am.
30p entry. Refreshments available. All proceeds for 1st Hoveton & Wroxham Sea Scout funds.
LADIES / PAMPER EVENING
Sun 8th Mar 2015
Taverham Village Hall
7.30 - 9.30pm
Ellie Douglass (age 16) and four other girls from Taverham High school are currently fundraising for an expedition to Morocco in July this year. They will be doing work for the community while they are there. Each child has to raise £2000 and they have to try and raise it as opposed to having the money given it to them.
As part of this, Ellie and Mollie (another of the girls) are also putting on a ladies/pamper evening. Tickets are £3 in advance and £5 on the door. Please support if you can.
CHARITY FASHION SHOW
Thu 12th Mar 2015
Jarrolds - Benji's Restaurant, Floor 1
6pm for 6.30pm start
Join us for an evening of fashion in support of East Coast Hospice.
The fashion show will showcase the new Spring collections from Jarrold womenswear and menswear departments. The ticket price includes a free drink on arrival. There will also be a fundraising raffle held on the night and the fashion floor will be open for browsing and shopping after the show.
East Coast Hospice is a local charity fundraising to build a hospice for the people of Waveney and Great Yarmouth. With your help we can ‘Raise the Roof’ of Margaret Chadd House even sooner!
Tickets £10 available from East Coast Hospice on 01493 718707 or Customer Services on floor 2 (cash only)
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT EVENT FOR TEACHING ASSISTANTS
City Academy Norwich, 299 Bluebell Road, Norwich, NR4 7LP
9.30am - 1.00pm
Presentations by senior education advisors, professional development workshops and training, network with fellow professionals, understand your own professional development. Organised by the Professional Association of Support Staff in Education - a not-for-profit organisation. Free entry.
AN EVENING OF MUSIC FOR ST PATRICK'S NIGHT
Tue 17th Mar 2015
The Assembly House, Theatre Street, Norwich
This St Patrick’s Day Xenia Horne (harp), Ivan McCready (cello) & Jim O’Toole (violin) present a charity concert with an Irish twist, raising funds for Ormiston Families. Expect Irish, Celtic and Gaelic music and a bar available for refreshments. All proceeds to East Anglian children’s charity, Ormiston Families.
Ormiston Families supports young people and their families enabling them to achieve their potential irrespective of background or circumstances. They run six programmes across East Anglia supporting young children, prisoners’ families, students and local communities.
Contact Xenia Horne to book tickets - Freephone 0800 975 1728 / Email: email@example.com / www.musicmakersuk.com. Tickets £10.
COUNTRY MUSIC CHARITY DANCE
Fri 20th Mar 2015
Lakeside Country Club, Quarry Lane, Lyng, NR9 5RS
7pm - midnight
Featuring the Jeff Gallant Band, Merv & Maria duo, Tanya Taylor and the Nashville Numbers band. Tickets £6 in advance, £8 on the door.
All proceeds to Dementia UK.
DINING IN THE DARK
Sat 21st Mar 2015
Brasteds Restaurant, Framingham Pigot
The evening will be a unique opportunity for you to enjoy a blindfolded sensory culinary experience, where you can re-evaluate your sense of taste and smell. Diners will wear blindfolds throughout the meal in order to experience the type of problems blind people face on a daily basis.
The owner Nick Mills has agreed to run the night which will include a drinks reception, a fantastic three course meal and an evening of entertainment, with all proceeds going to the NNAB. For more information or to purchase tickets at £40 a head please contact Brasteds direct on: 01508 491112.
PHEONIX MALE VOICE CHOIR
Sat 21st Mar 2015
Mile Cross Methodist Church, Aylsham Road, Norwich, NR3 2RU
The Pheonix Male Voice Choir (the only male voice choir based in the Norwich area) are staging a spring concert.
Tickets £7.50 (available on the door). Refreshments included.
SECOND-HAND BOOK SALE
Sat 21st Mar 2015
Scout HQ, Nobel Crescent, Wroxham, NR12 8SF
Free admission. Large selection of fiction and non-fiction from 30p. New stock continuously received. In aid of 1st Hoveton & Wroxham Sea Scout Funds.
MINI COLLECTORS FAIR AND INDOOR TABLE TOP SALE
Sun 22nd Mar 2015
Battle of Britain Hall, Badersfield (ex RAF Coltishall), Norwich, NR10 5JR
9am - 1pm
Collectors cigarette cards, football memorabilia and collectables, vintage / retro clothing, militeria, vinyl records, vintage knitting patterns, alongside a general indoor tabletop sale - including toys, clothing, household, new linen and towels etc, shoes, bags, craft supplies, haberdashery, jewellery and more.
Parking, toilets, hot drinks and breakfast rolls available. Disabled access.
Tel 07592 503027 for more information. Sellers welcome, pre-booked only - £5 per table.
Table sales and food profits will be donated to the Let's Do It Anyway charity.
SILLY SOCK DAY
Fri 27th Mar 2015
On Friday 27th March, Autism Anglia are holding Silly Sock Day to raise awareness of autism and to fundraise for Autism Anglia.
It involves people wearing ‘silly’ socks and donating money to do so. This is the 5th year Silly Sock Day has run and the charity is hoping it will be the biggest yet.
You can call the charity on 01206 577678 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for a fundraising pack. We are hoping we will raise over £10,000 this year!
CRAFT AND PAMPER FAYRE
Sun 5th Apr 2015
New Farm Aviation Heritage Group, Spixworth Village Hall.
10am to 3pm
Public entry free; stall holders to arrive 9am. Contact Carol 07840 854644 for more information.
CHARITY DARTS EXHIBITION
Sat 18th Apr 2015
Lighthouse Pub, Walcott
Darts exhibition with Steve Beaton (professional P.D.C darts player). Tickets are £5 each and everyone will be in a draw to have a chance of a game of darts with Steve.
There will also be a raffle on the night. All proceeds raised will be going to the East Anglian Air Ambulance. Tickets are available from the Lighthouse pub, Walcott or call Kirsty on 01692 652160.
CHARITY QUIZ 'N' CHIPS
Fri 24th Apr 2015
Elm Farm Country House, Horsham St Faith, NR10 3HH
Hosted by the New Mums Without Mums support group, and raising funds for the East Anglian Air Ambulance charity, the £10 entry fee includes quiz entry, fish & chip supper, and donation to the charity.
Tickets must be bought in advance, no refunds given.
For tickets or further information, contact Louise (email@example.com) or Sara (firstname.lastname@example.org).
TENNIS CLUB OPEN DAY
Sat 16th May 2015
Blofield Tennis Club is having an OPEN DAY as part of the LTA Great British Tennis weekend.
SPECIAL OFFERS for new members and FREE coaching for adults and children throughout the day. 4 grass courts and 1 hard court. Come along and play - dust off your old racquet or borrow one - all age groups and abilities. Refreshments available.
Find us behind the Margaret Harker Hall, Yarmouth Road, Blofield.
For further details, visit our website or phone 07941 124335.