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SUMMER SHOW
Tue 30th Jun 2015 - Sat 4th Jul 2015
Spotlight Musical Theatre Group, Beccles

This year's Summer Show is the hit Broadway & West End Show, The Who's "Tommy" from 7.30pm each night. Featuring Pinball Wizard, Acid Queen, Sensation, See Me, Feel Me and many more of the famous Rock Opera songs, including new songs written for the stage musical version. Tickets on sale NOW (see link below).


Website: becclespublichall.com


CEILIDH / BARN DANCE
Fri 3rd Jul 2015
We are Nicky’s Foundation, a Norwich-based charity founded by Nicky Smith, an Occupational Therapist who lives and has practised in the city for many years. We operate in Cameroon, West Africa helping disabled and vulnerable people. Here is a link to our website www.nickysfoundation.co.uk and we also have a facebook page if you would like to have a look.



Glen Lodge Golf Club, Bawburgh, Norwich NR9 3LU
7pm - 11.30pm

Nicky's Foundation, a Norwich-based charity operating in Cameroon, West Africa helping disabled people, are holding a Ceilidh/Barn Dance on 3rd July. Tickets are £20 to include a hog roast (veggie option) and welcome drink on arrival, as well as dancing to the live band. Timing is 7.00pm to 11.30pm.

Contact for tickets is through info@nickysfoundation.co.uk.


BUXTON PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITION
Sat 4th Jul 2015 - Sun 5th Jul 2015
Village Hall, Buxton, NR10 5JN
10am - 4pm both days

Free admission to the exhibition, and free car parking with light refreshments all day. There is also a display from our local school of photographs of work done by the children.


HEALTH, WELLBEING AND SPIRITUALITY
Sat 4th Jul 2015
Assembly House, Norwich
2pm - 6pm

There has always been and always will be spiritual healing. Norfolk Healers are celebrating with an open invitation to all to experience and learn more about the benefits of healing.

3.30pm - there will be a talk on health, well-being and spirituality.
5.00pm - we will be holding a meditation for positive healing energy to be sent from around the world.

Donations on the day to the air ambulance - free entry.

Website: www.norfolkhealers.co.uk


JUMBLE SALE
Spixworth Village Hall
1pm - 4pm

20p entry fee. Any donations may be left at the venue from 10am on the day. In aid of Sue Ryder.


Taverham Fayre - Back to your childhood
Sat 4th Jul 2015
10:30am - 4pm

Taverham Village Hall Playing Field, Sandy Lane, Taverham, Norwich, NR8 6JR

The Taverham Fayre is a family based traditional summer village fayre, which this year has the overall theme of Children's TV and Nursery Rhymes. How many favourite characters can you spot on the stalls?

There will be a wide range of stalls and attractions providing entertainment for all the family, this year including Kids Karts and a bungee-run as well as birds of prey demonstrations and the usual fayre stalls.

Come along and enjoy the classic English Fayre

Facebook: TaverhamFayre2015 Twitter: @TaverhamFayre



60s NIGHT
Sat 4th Jul 2015
Aylsham Lodge, Norwich Road
7.30pm - midnight

Being held in aid of the Aylsham Rotary Club with 60's dress and disco!

Buffet tickets £10.00 and can be bought from the lodge and ordered and paid for over the phone 01263 734851.


LINGWOOD PRIMARY AND NURSERY SCHOOL SUMMER FETE
Sat 4th Jul 2015
Lingwood Primary and Nursery School, Station Road, Lingwood, NR13 4AZ
12pm - 2pm

The Year 6 class are holding a summer fete to raise money for a new outdoor classroom. There will be food and drink, loads of games, a tombola, a raffle with a first prize of £100 and entertainment provided by school dance and drama groups.


CRAFT AND GIFT FAIR
Sat 4th Jul 2015
White House Farm PYO, Salhouse Road, Sprowston, NR7 8SB

9am - 2pm

Come and show your support for some very talented local crafters. Numerous crafts on show - fabric and felt work, antique cutlery craft, painted furniture, handmade cards and jewellery to name but a few.





BECCLES OPEN GARDENS
Sat 4th Jul 2015 - Sun 5th Jul 2015
Beccles
11am - 5pm

There will be 25 gardens open this year and the cost is £5, this includes a trip along the river Waveney to see some of the gardens. Tickets can be purchased from the Beccles Museum on Ballygate. There will also be refreshments and plants for sale. Parking will be available at the Sir John Leman High School.


RACKHEATH LIVE
Sun 5th Jul 2015
Jubilee Park, Willoughby Way, Rackheath

12pm until the music runs out

An afternoon of live music from local bands and singers, bar, bbq, fun and games ( The Radio Norwich Street Team will be there with their summer garden games ) and ample free parking

Entry £3 adults £1 under 16's


SOUTH NORFOLK ON SHOW
Sun 5th Jul 2015
South Norfolk Council, Swan Lane, Long Stratton, NR15 2XE
11am to 4pm

FREE event. Come and enjoy a fun-packed day for all the family and find out more about where you live and what your council does for you.

Highlights include – launch of Children’s Outdoor Theatre, Giant Bubble Extravaganza, ‘Sound of Summer’ – showcasing South Norfolk’s Talents, Segway Track, Farmers Market and so much more!


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


SUMMER FETE
Sun 5th Jul 2015
Catholic Church, North Walsham, NR28 9JP
12 noon - 3pm

Fun for all the family. Proceeds to be divided between the 'Organ Fund of the Sacred Heart Church' and 'North Walsham a Dementia Friendly Town'.


NORWICH ROADRUNNERS' WROXHAM 5K RACE
Wed 8th Jul 2015
Broadland High School
7.15pm (be at race HQ for 7pm for the briefing)

Last in a series of three scenic 5k races based in Wroxham. The race is suitable for speed runners and new runners alike - and the last mile is downhill so you can pick up some serious speed for a sprint finish!

More details on the website below.

Website: www.norwichroadrunners.com/index.php/menu/our-races/item/163


SUMMER FAYRE
Thu 9th Jul 2015
Fred Nicholson School, Westfield Road, Dereham, NR19 1JB
3.30 - 6pm

We have tombolas, raffles, face painting, money tree, treasure hunt, name the teddy, guess the weight of the cake, refreshments including a BBQ and much much more. Please come along, everyone welcome.


EDITH CAVELL ACADEMY SUMMER FETE
Fri 10th Jul 2015
Edith Cavell Academy and Nursery, Duckett Close, Norwich, NR1 2LR
2.30pm - 7pm

A celebration of the school year and an opportunity to raise money for the Academy. Our aim is to raise enough money to take the whole school on a trip. We are gaining three prices for three different trips under bronze, silver and gold to raise as much money as possible!


DARTS KNOCKOUT TOURNAMENT
Sat 11th Jul 2015
Halvergate Playing Field
7.30pm

Entrance fee is £3.50 which includes a buffet. There will also be a Grand Raffle with over 100 prizes.

The event is being held in memory of Barbara Hewitt who died in December 2008. All the proceeds are for The Louise Hamilton Centre at the James Paget Hospital.

To book in advance please call June on 01603 270156 or 07769 855479. All welcome.


40 YEARS OF HARMONY
Sat 11th Jul 2015
Assembly House, Norwich
7.30pm

Fine City Chorus (a local self raising charity) are performing their ‘40 years of harmony’ which is being supported by Norwich Harmony.

Tickets are £10 or £8 for concessions.

Tickets can be purchased by calling 01603 630000 (the Theatre Royal are doing the ticket sales).


SCHOOL'S OUT SUMMER FUN
Sat 11th Jul 2015
Great Plumstead Village Hall
3pm-7pm

Raising funds for Little Plumstead School - raffle, bouncy castle, games, beer tent, BBQ, ice creams, Pimms tent.


LUNCH ON THE GREEN
Wed 15th Jul 2015
12:30pm - 2:30pm

St Catherine's House, All Saints Green, Norwich, NR1 3GA

Clapham & Collinge's annual summer networking event in conjunction with Bright Yellow Marketing and in support of Break Charity

Plenty of local businesses exhibiting

A great opportunity to network with the Norwich business community

To purchase your ticket, or for more information visit www.clapham-collinge.co.uk/events

Follow us on Twitter @lotg2015 @ClaphamandC @GoGoDragons2015



SUMMER BARBEQUE
Fri 17th Jul 2015
St. Benet's Catholic Primary School in Beccles
5pm - 7.30pm

We are holding our annual Summer BBQ to raise funds for our school. We have independent craft stall holders, licensed bar, BBQ and lots of games.


FRIDAY FUNDAY
Fri 17th Jul 2015
The Cherry Tree Dereham Road

To help raise money for Cherry Tree manager and WAW wrestler Ben Williment who undergoes surgery to remove a lump on his brain

5pm - 9:30pm

The Famous Straw Game
Tombola
Basket ball game ( get a hoop and you get to pie face a wrestler )
BBQ
Mr Frosty Ice Cream
Wrestling

60 prizes to be won

You'll get to see all your favourite WAW superstars working for free in aid of a great friend

Wrestling 7pm - 9pm

All we ask for is a minimum of £1 per person donation on entry



ACLE AND BRUNDALL LIONS CLUB - SUMMER FUN DAY
Sun 26th Jul 2015
The Memorial Hall, Links Avenue, Brundall, Norwich, NR13 5LL
12noon - 4pm

Acle and Brundall Lions Club invite you to their Summer Fun Day. It’s free entry and all monies raised from the event go toward local charities and causes so please come along and help us make it a great day.

Entertainment includes: Birds of Prey Demonstration, Martial Arts Display, Dance Display, Tombola, Bouncy Castles, Children’s Fairground Rides, Family Fun Games, Grand Draw (£100 Cash First Prize), Lotus Driving Experience, Fire Brigade, Police Static Display, Selection of Performance and Classic Cars, Various Stalls, Music.

Refreshments include: Outside Bar, Burgers and Bacon Rolls, Drinks and Cakes, Ice Cream, Candy Floss, Sweets and Donuts.


SUMMER FETE
Sat 1st Aug 2015
Woodside One Neighbourhood Nursery, Woodside Road NR7 9QL
11am - 3pm

Lots of fun to be had at Woodside One Summer Fete - including raffle, tombola, bouncy castle, crafts for the kids, stalls for a bit of shopping, games and refreshments.


DICING WITH BOARDOM '15
Sat 1st Aug 2015 - Sun 2nd Aug 2015
The base, Cecil Road, Norwich
10am Sat 1st August - 10am on Sun 2nd

Netrunner…Munchkin Fu...King of Tokyo…Legendary…Star Wars Imperial Assault…Dungeon Boss…The Spoils...Pandemic...Mars Attacks...

If any of the above mean something to you then here’s your chance to have a whole weekend (well 24 hours) playing them and a whole bunch of other games as well! Even if you don’t know what we’re on about then you’re welcome to come along and learn how to play!

Norwich based charity The base are holding ‘Dicing with Boardom 2015’ (a 24 HOUR Boardgames-A-Thon) with loads of favourites to play as well as some less well known games, and you can of course bring along any games you love to play. In fact we’re actively encouraging everyone taking part to bring their own games along to play with us as we love finding new games!

We’ve even got great prizes to give away throughout the day…and night….thanks to The Games Room (Elm Hill) and MANTIC Games who have kindly agreed to give us games to give away and to play, as well as sending us one of their pathfinders to demo some games.

Places cost £20 for 24 hours and include a Fish and Chip supper on Saturday Evening and a Bacon Roll for breakfast on the Sunday, £11 for 12 hours with either Fish and Chips OR Bacon Roll (depending when you play) or £6 for a drop in session (up to 6 hours – no food!). If you have specific dietary requirements then we can cater for that too – just let us know.

For more information or to book a place please email damon@thebasenorwich.org.


NORWICH SPIKERS VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT
Sat 8th Aug 2015 - Sun 9th Aug 2015
Easton College, Easton, Norwich, NR9 5DX (Just off A47)

A brilliant volleyball camping social experience.

Saturday 8th:
9.30 – 10.30 registration, set your tents up.
11.15 Men’s and Women’s 6v6 Division 1 & 2 Tournaments
BBQ in the evening included in the price & bar on site which won’t break the bank! Eat drink and be merry with the evening’s musical entertainment.

Sunday 9th:
Wake up (shower if you choose) and enjoy breakfast, which is again included in the price.
10.30 Mixed 6v6 Division 1 & 2 Tournaments (at least 2 of each gender on court at all times).
Food and drink available on site.Non Players Welcome!

£25 per person admission; this covers camping, BBQ, breakfast, shower facilities and evening entertainment. Free for spectators during the day. £30 per team entry; you may only play in one team per day.

More details on the website below.

Website: www.norwichspikersvolleyball.org.uk/summer-tournament.html


THE GLITTER BALL
Sat 5th Sep 2015 - Mon 5th Oct 2015
Sprowston Manor, Norwich NR7 8RP
7pm-1am

Raising money for Macmillan, with three course meal, live music from Ignite, a raffle, auction, and much more. Tickets £35 per head. Contact theglitterball@hotmail.com for more information.


THURLTON SCARECROW FESTIVAL
Sat 19th Sep 2015
Beginning at Thurlton Village Hall, Thurlton, NR14 6RJ
From 10am

This is being organised by the Women’s Institute to celebrate their group being 95 years old. At the Village Hall you will collect your map (costing £1.00) of all the scarecrows which are being displayed around the village and our adjoining village of Norton Subcourse. There will be treasure hunt, at the location of the scarecrow, there may also be an event such as a craft stall or garage sale etc organised by the household/business. Back at the village hall, there will be a raffle, tomola, craft and produce stalls together with refreshments being served.

There will also be on display village archives including minutes from the first WI Meeting held at Raveningham Hall in June 1920, photographs and displays from the last 100 years to tie in with our theme of the Festival, 100 years of Village Life. The local bell ringing society will also be giving a demonstration. There is plenty of free parking at the Village Hall, Bowls Club and Norton Chapel.


ACLE GARAGE SALE
Sun 20th Sep 2015
Acle village
9.30am - 2.30pm

Acle and Brundall Lions Club are holding their annual ‘Big Acle Garage Sale’. Residences around the village will be taking part and will be selling from their garages/gardens. Maps will be available on the day (for a small donation) from the Lions stall which will be outside the Library on Bridewell Lane, Acle.