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Norwich 99.9 - What's On in the Norwich area

CHRISTMAS GROTTO
Sat 13th Dec 2014 - Sun 21st Dec 2014
The Hamlet Centre, Children’s Service’s in Johnson Place (at the top of Grapes Hill), each Saturday & Sunday before Christmas, 10am – 12pm and 1pm – 3pm.

Father Christmas’ workshop is wheelchair accessible and open to all. Children are invited to meet the big man himself, have a photograph taken, write, decorate and post their Christmas letters and even listen to a story with one of the elves. A visit costs £5 per child, which includes a gift and a photograph – all proceeds go to the Hamlet Centre Trust charity.


SILENT NIGHT CAROL EVENT
Sun 21st Dec 2014
Connaught Hall, Attleborough, 3pm.

Community Groups and Churches in Attleborough are coming together to remember the WW1 Christmas Truce by running a Silent Night Carol event.

In 1914 the troops famously stopped fighting on Christmas Day for a game of football and sang Silent Night. In Attleborough a number of groups are involved including Attleborough Brownies, Attleborough Writers Group, Attleborough Heritage Group, local Churches and a music group from Wymondham College.

Attleborough Heritage Group are displaying around the hall pictures and stories from the era and there will be a range of readings, poems and traditional carols followed by Christmas refreshments.


CHRISTMAS DAY LUNCH
Thu 25th Dec 2014
Hellesdon Community Centre are looking to have a Christmas Day lunch for local Hellesdon residents, individuals or couples, who find themselves alone on Christmas Day and in need of some company.

It is free of charge and on a ticketed (first come first served) basis. Call 01603 427675 or 01603 486188 for details.


DEREHAM THEATRE COMPANY
Sat 27th Dec 2014 - Sat 3rd Jan 2015
Dereham Memorial Hall, 62 Norwich Street, Dereham, Norfolk NR19 1AD.

Straight after the festive period, Dereham Theatre Company returns with its annual celebrated and multi award-winning Christmas pantomime.

Big on laughs, this imaginative new version of the classic, Cinderella, which has won numerous awards, comes complete with all the fun of the panto!

With loads of originality, audience participation, slapstick routines and traditional business, this superb production runs for five matinees and three evening performances. Full details (including tickets) on the link below.

Website: www.dosoc.co.uk


CHARITY PLOUGHING DAY
Sun 28th Dec 2014
Holly Lane, Horsford, NR10 3TQ, from 10am.

The Norfolk Ploughing Society is holding a Charity Ploughing Day, by kind permission of Drayton Farms. Ploughing starts at 10am. There will be Vintage, Classic & Horticultural Tractors, a Raffle & Refreshments. The aim is to raise funds for The Norfolk Lymphoma Group. For further information or to enter, please contact Jane Raynes (NPS Secretary) on 07774 712429 or e-mail jane@rsl-sys.co.uk.


SECOND HAND BOOK SALE
SECOND HAND BOOK SALE - Scout HQ, Nobel Crescent, Wroxham, NR12 8SF, 2-4pm.

Free admission. Large selection of fiction and non fiction from 30p. New stock continuously received. In aid of Scout Funds.