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Norwich 99.9 - What's On in the Norwich area

WROXHAM 5K SERIES – 20TH ANNIVERSARY
Wed 18th May 2016 - Wed 6th Jul 2016
Broadland High School, Hoveton, NR12 8QN
Wednesday 18th May, Wednesday 15th June, Wednesday 6th July – 7:15pm

A flat and fast series of three 5k races in the beautiful Norfolk countryside. Perfect for personal-best chasers and new runners!

UKA Permitted Race (2016-23490) - Officially Measured Course - Fast course with downhill finish - Fully marshalled course - Chip Timed - Individual and Team Awards

Race 2 is a Leathes Prior Grand Prix Event. Race 3 is the Norfolk County Championships Race for 5k. Join us for our 20th Anniversary, where we will have lots of special activities, events and prizes to be won.

Website: www.norwichroadrunners.com


EXHIBITION
Wed 1st Jun 2016 - Thu 30th Jun 2016
Norwich Playhouse (foyer)
All month, during normal opening hours

A very unusual exhibition goes on display all this month at the Norwich Playhouse. With the title 'The Absurd World of Mack Mathod' it is an unusual and funny collection of absurd images and texts, created essentially to make you laugh. The images are available to buy in limited signed editions but if you like the Mighty Boosh or Monty Python's silliness then you'll love this.

'The Absurd World of Mack Mathod' runs from 1st June to 30th June in the foyer of the Norwich Playhouse. Entry is free.

Website: www.mackmathod.com


BIG C FUN CASINO CHARITY EVENING
Fri 1st Jul 2016
Holiday Inn Norwich North, near the Airport
7.30pm - 1am

The mission is to raise funds for The Big C, Norwich. Bond-themed Casino Evening - come dressed as your favourite Bond character. Buffet. Music from Trumpet DJ, dance the night away until 1 a.m.

Enjoy an evening of fun packed casino games, music, food and good company, plenty of prizes to be won on the night including a Samsung LED TV. To start you off you will get £25 worth of fun casino chips absolutely FREE.

Ticket prices £25.00 including buffet.

Website: https://casinonightbigc.eventbrite.com


SUMMER FAYRE
Sat 2nd Jul 2016
Fred Nicholson School, Westfield Road, Dereham, NR19 1JB
11am - 2pm

We have tombolas, raffle, live entertainment, face painting, refreshments including a BBQ, lots of stalls including books, cakes, bric & brac, plants etc and lots of games and activities for the children. Everyone welcome.


ARCHIVE EVENING (WITH BRIAN HEDGE)
Sat 2nd Jul 2016
Ingham Village Hall, near Stalham
7.30pm

Slides on 'Farming in a Bygone Age' and 'Stalham From Old Photographs'. Light refreshments in the interval. Tickets £5 from Faith Hubbard - 01692 583338.


JUMBLE SALE / FUN DAY
Sat 2nd Jul 2016
30 Bethel Street, Norwich, NR2 1NR
11am – 1pm

Animals – Bargains - Cake! What else do you need?

All in aid of Hallswood Animal Sanctuary and Lex’s Legacy. Lots of stuff for sale, cafe with cakes and light lunches, lots of games, tombola, raffle, Dogbola (Tombola for your dog!) and much much more.

Website: www.facebook.com/hallswood


NORWICH DOOR TO DOOR'S SUMMER FETE
Sun 3rd Jul 2016
Bishop's Gardens, Norwich
1pm until 5pm

We are holding our annual summer fete in the beautiful Bishop's Gardens, courtesy of the Bishop of Norwich and his wife Mrs Julie James.

Lots of stalls including a raffle and tombola, plants, books and puzzles, crafts and preserves, teddy tombola and some lovely jewellery. We will also have a number of traditional summer games like quoits, splat the rat and croquet.

In keeping with our theme of a mobility transport service there will also be a 'bus trail' with a great prize to be won.

Teas, coffee and cake will be on sale.

Entertainment and music will be provided by Notre Dame Prep School, the Harmummies Choir and the Occasional Garden Singers. The Bishop's Head Gardener will also be selling plants from the magnificent gardens.

Come along and join in the fun and take the opportunity to explore the wonderful gardens.


FAMILY FUN DAY
Sun 3rd Jul 2016
Wymondham Rugby Club NR18 0EN
11am - 5pm

Norfolk Provincial Grand Lodge Family Fun Day. All proceeds to East Anglian Children's Hospice Nook Appeal.

£10 per car. £2.50 per person, small children enter free.

Lots of attractions and stalls, Display by Norwich Star Wars Group. Live music, food, craft stalls. A great day out for all the family


THE BARFORD FESTIVAL 2016
Sat 9th Jul 2016
Barford playing field, Barford, NR9 4BW
Gates open at 2pm and festivities continue late into the evening

This year, The Barford Festival is raising the curtain on a summer of Brazilian sunshine!
As ever we’ll have loads of bands, activities, family entertainments and fantastic things to see and do… There’ll be Samba sessions, Capoeira, Bateria from Bato de Fougette, Mini Olympics, Beach Volleyball and mucho mucho more…

It’s the must do event for everyone looking for fabulous times with their loved ones this summer.

Just off the B1108 in the village of Barford, the festival is easily accessible from Norwich, the surrounding communities or further afield.


CHARITY LADIES' NIGHT
Sat 9th Jul 2016
Qube Nightclub on Prince Of Wales Road
7pm - 10pm

Raising funds for Autism Anglia - we will have Ann Summers, Body Shop and Party Lite Candles there and also the main attraction for the evening Butlers In The Buff!

Tickets are £6 each with profits going to Autism Anglia. There will be various raffles with lots of donations from local businesses too.


COFFEE MORNING
Tue 12th Jul 2016
Chapelfield Methodist Church, Chapelfield Road, Norwich

10am - 1pm

Raising much-needed funds for our Advocacy Group, for people with learning disabilities

Food, drink, cakes, raffle, craft stall and of course, teas and coffees



FUNDRAISING NIGHT
Fri 15th Jul 2016
Mulbarton Village Hall, The Common, Mulbarton, Norwich, NR14 8AE.
7pm - 10pm

Mulbarton Peacocks Preschool Pamper Fundraising Night.

Lots of treatments and treats for ladies and their friends. All monies raised will go the children of the Preschool for new equipment.


ST. GILES CHURCH COLBY - ANNUAL OPEN DAY
Sat 16th Jul 2016
St. Giles Church, Colby, NR11 7EE
10am - 5pm

A typical English day with teas and cake served (in the churchyard weather permitting). Locally made cakes, jams, marmalades, chutneys, etc. Books, plants, bric a brac, clothes. Tombola.

Country walk can be taken if you wish - route available from church - takes 30-45 minutes. Free entry and parking.


NORTH WALSHAM HIGH SCHOOL FAMILY FUN DAY
Sat 16th Jul 2016
The Atrium, North Walsham, NR28 9HZ
10.30am - 4pm

In aid of The Benjamin Foundation, Little Princess Trust and Ovarian Cancer Trust.

Come along for a full day of fun and exciting events for the whole family to enjoy and help us raise some money for three amazing charities.

Stalls, stands, displays and exhibits from local producers and businesses to explore, prizes to be won and rounding off with our grand charity auction with some amazing 'money cant buy' lots! Not forgetting our brave volunteers who will be cutting their hair to donate to The Little Princess Trust!!

For more information, details on how to get involved or to get in contact please visit the Facebook page or Twitter @NWHS_Funday.


Website: www.facebook.com/NWHSfamilyfunday


BARNHAM BROOM VILLAGE FETE
Sun 17th Jul 2016
The Mill House, Mill Road, Barnham Broom, NR9 4DE

In aid of Barnham Broom Church Bells Restoration Appeal

1pm - 5pm

Lots of stalls including BBQ, beer tent, children's games, plants, books, bric-a-brac, children's dance display and lots more



CLASSIC CAR & BIKE SHOW
Sun 17th Jul 2016
St John’s School, Horning Road, Hoveton, NR12 8NX
11-4pm

Adults £2, under 16s free

A large collection of cars and motor bikes will be on show along with stalls, refreshments, bar, bbq and other attractions of interest to all ages.

Please note that DOGS & SMOKING are not allowed anywhere on the school premises.

If you are interested in having a car boot stall, please contact Francis on 01603 782703. For entry forms for cars or bikes please email carshow@hovetonandwroxhamscouts.org.uk.

In aid of the 1st Hoveton & Wroxham Sea Scout Group.


SOUTH NORFOLK ON SHOW
Sun 17th Jul 2016
11am - 4pm

South Norfolk Council Offices, Long Stratton, NR15 2XE

A free day out with loads of attractions for all the family



Website: www.south-norfolk.gov.uk/snos


FUNDRAISING EVENT
Fri 22nd Jul 2016
Frettenham Village Hall
7.30pm - midnight

Rock'n'Roll Dance to the V8 Rockets with Paul 'Potsie' McAlpine, Danny Reno, Baz & Luggy and DJ Popeye Pete. £5 on the door, bar and raffle. Raising money for improvements to Frettenham Village Hall.


THE SHERINGHAM SHANTYMEN
Sat 23rd Jul 2016
St George's Catholic Church, Sprowston Road, Norwich, NR3 4HZ
7.30pm

As part of St.George`s Catholic Church's 50th Year Celebrations, the church are delighted to welcome the world famous “Sheringham Shantymen”. St. George's will be raising funds for the Norfolk charity, “Nelson's Journey”.

Tickets Prices : £8 adults, £3 under 18s & £18 family tickets (2 adults + up to 3 children)

Tickets available from Prelude Records, St Giles Street, Norwich. Tel: 01603 628319 to reserve yours now.


ACLE AND BRUNDALL LIONS CLUB - SUMMER FUN DAY
Sun 24th Jul 2016
The Memorial Hall, Links Avenue, Brundall, Norwich, NR13 5LL
12noon - 4pm

It’s free entry and all monies raised from the event go toward local charities and causes, our main nominated charity being NARS (Norfolk Accident Rescue Service), so please come along and help us make it a great day.

Further details as and when available but, so far, confirmed entertainment includes: Army Cadets Display, Birds of Prey, Martial Arts Display, Zumba Demo, Tombola, Bouncy Castles, Children’s Fairground Rides, Family Fun Games, Grand Draw, Various Stalls, Music. Refreshments include: Outside Bar, Burgers and Bacon Rolls, Drinks and Cakes, Ice Cream, Candy Floss, Sweets and Donuts.


HILLSIDE ANIMAL SANCTUARY CHARITY GIG
Thu 28th Jul 2016
The Brickmakers, 496 Sprowston Rd, Norwich NR3 4DY
Doors open at 6pm, show starts at 6.30pm (ends at 10pm)

This gig will be raising money for Hillside Animal Sanctuary and will feature many great singers/bands including Bradley Waterman from The Voice 2016 and Paul Manners from Britain's Got Talent 2015.

The tickets are priced at just £5 online and on the door.

Website: ueatickets.ticketabc.com/events/Hillside/


FRETTENHAM ANNUAL VILLAGE GARAGE SALE
Sun 31st Jul 2016
Frettenham Village
10am

The Village Hall committee are holding a Garage sale to raise funds for improvements to our Village Hall.


OMNIA ANNUAL FETE
Sat 6th Aug 2016
Omnia – Norwich Mind, 50 Sale Road, Norwich, NR7 9TP
12pm - 4pm

The Omnia Annual Fete - entertainment, adults and children’s raffle, tombola, craft stalls, refreshments, face painting, children’s activities, complementary therapies and much more!


RUN NORWICH
Sun 7th Aug 2016
Norwich City Centre

After the fantastic success of last years event and with a staggering amount of interest for this year, it's back and plans to be even bigger and better - see the website below for details.


Website: www.runnorwich.net


FAMILY FUN DAY
Sun 14th Aug 2016
The Green, Belvedere Community Centre, Belvoir Street, NR2 3AZ

12pm - 4pm

Face Painting, BBQ, Free Bike Marking with Norfolk Police, Beat The Keeper, Tombola, Stocks, Street Dancers, Refreshments and More

Free Admission

Registered Charity Number 295729



SUMMER FAMILY FUN DAY
Sun 21st Aug 2016
Sprowston Sports & Social Club, Blue Boar Lane, Sprowston, Norwich, NR7 8RY
11am - 6pm

FREE ENTRY. Attendees: Mt Frosty's Ice Cream, Sprowston Fire Dept between 1-3 (Call out dependant), Pappleart Facepainting, Kids Karts 12-3 (Battery powered karts ages 4-10yr olds) Bouncy Castles, Sumo suits, Neil Reeve Presentz walkabout magic, Passion Productions, Big Pete's Burgers, Tombola, Wine Tombola, Raffle and Cakes & snacks. Also appearances from Batman & Tinkerbell between 1-3.

If anyone can help with Raffle prizes, Tombola donations or donations of bottles of wine for the Wine Tombola then please email thegodfreysfundraising@hotmail.com


CHARITY AUTUMN BALL
Sat 8th Oct 2016
Marriott Sprowston Manor, Norwich
7pm

TICKET ONLY EVENT £50pp - Email thegodfreysfundraising@hotmail.com for tickets
7pm Arrival for paparazzi photo experience;
7.45 sit down for a luxurious 3 course meal;
then entertainment from the Tesla Jets and a local DJ until 1pm.

In aid of Motor Neurones Disease.

If anyone can help with raffle prizes then please email thegodfreysfundraising@hotmail.com