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Norwich 99.9 - What's On in the Norwich area

OH WHAT A LOVELY WAR!
Thu 11th Feb 2016 - Sat 13th Feb 2016
Thorpe Players will be performing the musical ‘Oh! What a Lovely War’ from 11th to the 13th February. The show will be at the newly refurbished Roxley Hall on Yarmouth Road in Thorpe St.Andrew

The musical, written by Joan Littlewood, is set in the First World War and was written with the intention of leaving the audience laughing rather than upset at the ‘vulgarity of war’

Doors open at 7pm on 11th, 12th and 13th February. The performance will be at 7.30 each night. There will be a licenced bar plus refreshments.

Tickets are £8 can be booked on 01603 702777 or online.

Website: www.thorpe-players.co.uk


"TEA 4 TINNITUS"
Thu 11th Feb 2016
Amplifon, Ber Street, Norwich
3.30pm

Informing and advising sufferers of tinnitus over a cuppa and cake. It is a free event and is being run in line with Tinnitus Awareness Week 2016 (TAW2016).


LEXHAM SNOWDROP WALK
Sun 14th Feb 2016
Lexham Estate, East Lexham, (between Dereham & Kings Lynn), PE32 2QJ
11am to 4pm

This beautiful & historic building & its spacious gardens are the home place of thousands of snowdrops in February & this will be the only chance to see this splendid English garden at its best. If you enjoy a nice crisp walk, gorgeous scenery & a hot cup of tea / coffee, homemade soup, cakes or a scone, then this is the event for you.

For more details please call Donna Minto on 01603 629558 or go to the website.

£5 entry (children & dogs are free)

Website: www.nnab.org.uk/events


ALZHEIMER’S SOCIETY DEMENTIA CAFE
Mon 15th Feb 2016
Hellesdon Community Centre, Woodview Road, Hellesdon, NR6 5BQ
10.30am-12.30pm

This will be held today, then on the third Monday of every month.

A friendly and supportive group for people with dementia, and carers. Free of charge and refreshments available.

Tel: 01603 466553 for more information.


JUBILEE PLAYERS PANTOMIME "HUMPTY DUMPTY"
Wed 17th Feb 2016 - Sat 20th Feb 2016
The Tithe Barn, Horstead
2.30pm / 7.30pm (depending on day, see below)

The Jubilee Players of Horstead & Coltishall are performing their pantomime "Humpty Dumpty".

Performances are at 7.30pm Wed to Sat and matinees 2.30pm Fri & Sat.

Tickets £6 and £5 Concessions, available from Sandra's Salon, 18 Wroxham Road, Coltishall, NR12 7EA. Tel: daytime 01603 736676 or evenings 01603 738764.


INDOOR CAR BOOT SALE
Sat 20th Feb 2016
Hellesdon High School, 187 Middletons Lane, Hellesdon NR6 5SB
10am - 12pm

Join us at our popular and very busy indoor car boot sale. All welcome to come along and enjoy the sale and refreshments.

More info on the school website or email PTA@hellesdonhigh.norfolk.sch.uk.


NORTH WALSHAM PLAYERS PANTOMIME - DICK TURPIN
Fri 26th Feb 2016 - Sun 28th Feb 2016
North Walsham Community Centre
Friday 26th February, 7.30pm
Sunday 28th February, 2.30pm (no Saturday show)

North Walsham Players Pantomime takes to the stage at the end of February this year - 'Dick Turpin'.

Tickets are available on the door priced at adults £4.50 and children £2.50, the event is raising money for local good causes. This year's show consists of a cast of 25 aged from 7 upwards. For more information telephone (01692) 402116.


TIBENHAM PAMPER EVENING
Sat 27th Feb 2016
Tibenham Community Hall, Pristow Green Lane, Tibenham, Norfolk NR16 1PX
7pm - 10pm

Get the girls together for a fun night out. Relax in our dedicated treatment room, browse a great variety of stalls selling beauty products, jewellery and gifts, then enjoy drinks from the bar, or coffee and cake in our seating area. There are some great prizes to be won in our raffle too! Stalls include NYR Organic, Bodyshop, Watercolours and Lace, Tropic Skincare and more.

Pre-book a treatment! Choose from Hot Stone Massage, Reflexology, Indian Head/Aromatherapy/Swedish Massage, an Inch Loss Wrap or waxing. Email hannahyoung@hotmail.com

£2 entry.

Website: www.facebook.com/TibenhamCommunityHall/events


HUNNY BELL CROSS COUNTRY RUN
Sun 28th Feb 2016
Stody Estate, Nr Holt, Norfolk
Starting times from 9am

Seniors/Veterans (5 mile route) £10 in advance, £15 on the day / Under 13s & Under 17s (2.5mile route) £5 (FREE with sponsor form)

Fantastic event across parkland, woodland and fields on the Stody Estate. Chipped timing new for this year, goody bags and medals for everyone and prizes for winners in each category.

Website: www.break-charity.org/support-us/events/hunny-bell-cross-cou


QUIZ AND CHIPS NIGHT
Sun 28th Feb 2016
Dereham Scouthaven, South Green, Dereham, NR19 1PU
7pm start

Join the Dereham & District Allotment & Gardeners Society for this fun evening of quizzing and fish & chips. There will be a range of gardening and general knowledge questions. Bring your own drinks. Teams of 4 maximum.

£8 per person including fish & chips. If you would like to book your places or have any questions please contact Robin Stratford on 01362 693285.


OLD CATTON HORTICULTURAL CLUB
Wed 2nd Mar 2016
Old Catton Village Hall, Church Street, Old Catton
7.15pm

The Old Catton Horticultural And Flower Arrangement Club monthly meeting, featuring “Tomato Growing Made Easy” - a presentation by Charlotte Philcox. All welcome. Non-members £2 including tea/coffee.


A NIGHT OF MEDIUMSHIP
Fri 4th Mar 2016
North Walsham Community Centre
7.30pm

A Night of Mediumship featuring Bronia West is being organised as a joint venture between No Drama Llama & NWP Promotions.

To book tickets for the evening please contact Bethany Canham-Biggs by messaging her on Facebook or by text on 07845 769863. You can also email us on nodramallama2015@gmail.com


CHARITY EASTER BINGO
Fri 4th Mar 2016
Lincoln Hall, Hingham, NR9 4HN
Doors open at 7pm, eyes down at 8pm.

Fundraising Bingo for Hingham School. Great prizes, raffle and refreshments. We look forward to seeing you there.


CAKE AND COFFEE MORNING
Sat 5th Mar 2016
The Old Rectory, Strumpshaw

10am - 2pm

In support of Children with Cancer

£2 for coffee and homemade cake

Raffle and auction with prizes including spa day, restaurant vouchers, golf days and much more



CHARITY GIG - MUSIC AGAINST MENTAL ILLNESS
Sat 5th Mar 2016
B2 Venue, Norwich
8pm - 11pm

In aid of the MIND UK charity, with performances from four pop punk bands - Defined, The Reckless The Brave, Best Intentions & Old Versus New.

£4 entry on the door. More on the website below.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/1262270467133473/


JUMBLE SALE
Sat 19th Mar 2016
Jubilee Hall, George Lane, Loddon
10am – 12noon

Stalls include: clothes, books, toys, bric’a’brac, tombola, home bakes and refreshments. In aid of Jenny's Nursery School.


EASTER TABLE-TOP SALE
Sat 19th Mar 2016
Mulbarton Village Hall (main room) Village Hall, The Common, Mulbarton, Norwich, NR14 8AE
2 - 5pm

Free Admission. Indoor jumble stalls, children's activities and beverages and cakes. Tables are £12 each and bookable from peacockstreasurer@hotmail.com or 01508 813522. Funds raised will go to the children at Mulbarton Peacocks Preschool.


THE PEOPLE'S (MASQUERADE) BALL
Sat 19th Mar 2016
Norwich City Football Club’s Top of the Terrace
6.30pm - 1am (sit down for 7.30pm)

A charity masquerade ball in aid of EACH & The Royal British Legion to raise both awareness and funds for the amazing work both charities carry out. There will be a 3 course sit down meal, raffle and entertainment, as well as a photography of whom you can purchase your photos from at the end of the evening.

If you would like to donate a prize or for more information please contact: denise_ocallaghan@yahoo.co.uk.


EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA
Sun 20th Mar 2016
North Tuddenham Village Hall NR20 3DH
2pm - 4.30pm

Come and join North Tuddenham's annual 'Easter Eggstravaganza'.

This annual fundraising event for St. Mary's Church North Tuddenham, is being held again this year at the Village Hall, which has ample free parking and is free entry.

Come along and sample delicious refreshments, buy from our homemade cake stall, browse the book and bric-a-brac stalls and stock your garden up on beautiful plants and flowers.

The fabulous PaperGarden stall will also be there along with Collectables and Objet d'art, and more Craft Stalls. Remember to enter our special Easter Egg Raffle too.

Everyone is most welcome to attend this favourite family event.


CHARITY SKYDIVE
Sun 20th Mar 2016
Beccles Airfield
20th March 2016, 8.30am

Come and join us on Sunday 20th March at Beccles Airfield and help us raise funds for Leeway by taking part in a Tandem Skydive. Enjoy the experience of a lifetime by making an exhilarating 13,000 ft. parachute jump!

You will enjoy the thrill of free fall, while securely attached to a highly experienced instructor. With a tandem parachute specially designed for two people, you will board an aircraft and soar to around 13,000 feet (approximately two miles high!).

Just £50 will secure your place. Raise a minimum of £300 and get your skydive for FREE!

For more information or to book your place, please contact UK Parachuting at 01502 476131 or go to their website.

Website: www.ukparachuting.co.uk/charity_event/leeway/


QUIZ AND CHIPS NIGHT
Wed 23rd Mar 2016
Canary and Linnet Pub, Little Fransham NR19 2JW
Doors open from 6.45pm - quiz starts 7.30pm.

Hosted by Norfolk Greyhound Rescue. Max 4 per team. £5 per player. Booking essential.

Tickets available from Canary & Linnet, Little Fransham
The Little Gallery, 62 Norwich Street, Dereham
or call Hayley 07470 931758

Website: www.norfolkgreyhoundrescue.co.uk


CHARITY BALL
Fri 25th Mar 2016
Charity Ball at Sprowston Manor Marriott Hotel & Country Club

This event is being held in memory of Karen, who was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease in June 2013 and was given an estimated 2 – 10 years to live, however sadly lost her battle just 4 months later, leaving behind a 21 year old daughter and 24 year old son. This was an extremely hard time for all her friends, family and work colleagues trying to come with terms with the diagnosis and then losing Karen before even being able to attain this.our friend who lost her battle to Motor Neurone Disease back in October 2013.

The aim of ‘Karen’s Ball’ will be to raise as much money for Motor Neurone Disease Association as well as raising awareness of this horrific disease and of course, allowing people to get dressed up and have a good night!

At the ball we will be holding a raffle and after a successful quiz night held back in March 2014 raising £1,230 for MNDA, a charity skydive raising a huge sum of £2,090.50 and an even more successful charity ball last year raising a massive sum of £5443.58 we want to make this years event even bigger and better, however this cannot be done without the help from local businesses in and around Norwich.

If you can donate a raffle prize as a business, the organisers would be very grateful - please email sarah.emccarthy@outlook.com. If you wish to buy tickets, you can also email the same address.


CHARITY JUMBLE SALE
Sat 16th Apr 2016
Saturday 16th April 2016
Lincoln Hall, Hingham, NR9 4HN

2pm – 4pm (Jumble & Bric-a-Brac can be donated from 11am on the day)

Jumble, Bric-a-Brac, Raffle & Tombola - Cake Stall & Refreshments. Fundraising for Hingham School.


CHARITY GOLF DAY
Thu 28th Apr 2016
Sprowston Manor Marriott Hotel & Country Club
10am

Join Leeway for our first Charity Golf Day at Sprowston Manor Marriott Hotel & Country Club, Norwich.

Teams of four cost £180. The day will include coffee and bacon roll on arrival at Café Zest, followed by 18 Holes of Golf and ending with a two course dinner.

Tee off times are from 11am with putting competitions, raffle and auction.

This will be a great day out, as well as a day of raising funds for Leeway Domestic Violence and Abuse Services. All proceeds raised from this day will help to provide further support to people experiencing domestic abuse.

There are opportunities for hole sponsorship at £20 per hole and donations of raffle or auction prizes would be most welcome.

To book your team’s place, and for further information please call 0300 561 0077 or email fundraising@leewaynwa.org.uk


CYCLE SWARM
Mon 2nd May 2016
Carrow Road, Norwich
8am / 8.30am / 9am (depending on route)

3 different routes (35, 70 or 100 miles). Cost is free if you raise a minimum of £50 for the Norwich City Community Sports Foundation charity.

More details on the website below.

Website: www.cycleswarm.co.uk


JAMIE'S GAME
Sun 22nd May 2016
Sellebrity Soccer presents this excellent and fun family day all in aid of charity. More details (and ticket information) on the website below. In association with the Norwich City Community Sports Foundation.

Website: www.jamiesgame.co.uk