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BADMINTON
Get fitter at Bracecamp Parish Hall, Ormesby St Margaret on Wednesdays at 7.30pm for 2.5 hours. Adults welcome – beginners and experienced. £2.00 per session includes tea/coffee. Contact Dean on 07776 304652.

BROADLAND WOODTURNERS

We are a small group of wood turners that meet at The Pavilion, Rollesby on the first Tuesday of the month at 7.00pm. All levels of turners are welcome, Beginners to established turners. Tuition can be arranged outside club nights. Regular demonstrations are part of the meetings. Contact John on 01502 569192 or email; johnfryers@btinternet.com.

CAISTER LADIES
We meet on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at the Church Hall in Caister at 7.30pm. Contact Betty on 01493 377046 or Angela on 01493 748606.

CAISTER PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB
A small friendly photographic club that welcomes both experienced photographers and those who have just got their first camera or just want to get better photographs from their phone. We meet every Wednesday evening in All Saints Parish Hall, Scratby at 7.30pm for a 8.00pm start. Variety of speakers, workshops, competitions, studio nights and outings. Contact www.caisterphotographyclub.co.uk or Steve on 07767 871475.

FILBY VILLAGE HALL CRAFT & GIFT FAYRES
Held in March to October first Sunday of each month at Filby Village Hall from 10.00am-3.00pm. Handmade items. Hot and cold refreshments served all day. Contact Daniel and Sarah Pye on dpye37@yahoo.co.uk or 07905 886040.

FILBY DEVELOPMENT & AWARENESS GROUPS
We meet monthly on Mondays in Filby Clubroom at 6.45pm for a 7.00pm start. Open to all abilities. Reconnect with your true inner self and enjoy complete inner peace and contentment followed by a light-hearted but informative psychic workshop. Visit anthonylewin.com or call 07779 399823. Proceeds to Yarmouth Greyhound Homers & Centre 81.

FLEGGBURGH CRAFT FAIR
The fayre takes place on the last Saturday of the month from 10.00am-3.00pm at Fleggburgh Village Hall. Local talented crafts people offering unique gifts. We have new stallholders visiting frequently. Refreshments: homemade cakes and snacks, vegetarian and gluten free options available. Free entry and parking. Contact Jackie.matthews@live.co.uk. All stalls are currently booked but a reserve list is available.

FLEGGBURGH FRENCH CONVERSATION GROUP
Fleggburgh Village Hall NR29 3AG Friendly supportive chat from 2.00-4.00pm now on Mondays. New members welcome. Contact Julie 07780844224 for more info/to enquire about an extra beginners’ group being planned. Dates can be viewed using the fleggburghvillagehall.org.uk online calendar.

HEMSBY FRIENDSHIP CLUB
We meet in Hemsby Village Hall on the 2nd & 4th Monday of the month at 2.00pm. Entertainment, guest speakers, bingo and quizzes. We enjoy a cup of tea or coffee. Contact Christine on 01493 730420.

INNER WHEEL OF GREAT YARMOUTH

We meet on the first Wednesday of each month at the Imperial Hotel on the seafront, at 12.30pm ready for lunch at 12.45pm. We invite women whose aims can be achieved through club and district events, combining personal service, fun and fellowship. If you would like to join us, please email: innerwheelgy@gmail.com, prior to attending and find out more by visiting our website: www.innerwheelgy.org.

HICKLING BROAD UNIVERSITY OF THE THIRD AGE?
If you are retired or semi-retired and are interested in staying mentally or physically fit then the U3A could be for you. Talks are held on 2nd Friday of the month at 2pm in The Barn at Hickling. You can try us out by attending up to two monthly meetings or Interest Groups as a visitor. Visit www.u3asites.org.uk/hicklingbroad.

MARTHAM JUDO CLUB

Held at Martham Village Hall on Thursday evenings from 5pm onwards. Aged 6 to adult. £1.50 per session. Contact Jemma Thomas on 07943 094248.

MARTHAM OLD FOLKS CLUB
For over 60s meets every Thursday 2.00-4.00pm at Martham Village Hall Rosie on 01493 749043 for information or just turn up.

MINIATURE RAILWAY
Parklands Railway Society Runs and maintains a private miniature railway in Hemsby, and we welcome potential new members (over 16 only) who are interested in joining the small group of railway enthusiasts who operate this delightful 71/4 gauge railway. Contact 01493 754112.

POTTER MARDLERS
Our ladies meet on 2nd Wednesday in the month from 10.00am–12.00 at Potter Heigham Village Hall for a chat with tea, coffee and cake combined with lots of fun activities. It’s a great way to meet people if you are new to the area, or if you live alone, to make new friends. We are mindful of meeting together in a safe environment and take measures to ensure that. Please come along. You will be made really welcome! Contact Hazel on 01692 670616.

RUNHAM BOOK CLUB

Would you like to meet other people to discuss over coffee and cake? Please contact Karen on karenatoldhall@live.co.uk.

SCRATBY & CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS CLUB
We meet at the All-Saints Parish Hall in Scratby each Thursday afternoons. It is a club for the residents of Scratby, California and surrounding villages for the over 55`s. We are a social group that enjoy a variety of afternoon talks, quizzes and other entertainment from singing groups to origami. Contact Sylvia Yarnall on 01493 732403.

SING: ST MARY’S SINGERS
We meet Mondays 7.00pm in Hemsby Church or The Barn Room. We sing at Special Services, Weddings, Funerals, Concerts etc. We are looking forward to our Summer Concerts. We will be singing at the Mothering Sunday Service Sunday 27th March at 11.00am Hemsby Church. Contact Donna 07860136099 or visit www.stmaryssingershemsby.webs.com.

SING: SOUNDWAVES COMMUNITY SINGERS
An enthusiastic group of men/women who perform to our communities, singing a variety of songs from across the eras. Contact Lorraine on 01493 722508, email soundwavescs@hotmail.com, visit Facebook @Sound wavesSingersNorfolk.

THEATRE: BROADLANDS THEATRE GROUP
Drama workshops and performance opportunities for children, young people and adults. Workshops held Wednesday evenings during term-time at Filby Village Hall. 6-8 years at 5.00pm, 9-11 years at 6.00pm, 12+ years at 7.00pm and adults at 8.15pm. Contact broadlandstheatregroup@gmail.com for more information and visit our Facebook page for the latest news and activities.

THEATRE: ENCORE THEATRE COMPANY
Are you bored sitting at home doing the same old thing? Want to get out and about a bit more and make some new friends? Then why not join the E’T’C., the friendly amateur dramatics group based at the Village Hall, Hemsby . The group is looking for budding actors, singers
and dancers to join them onstage for their next pantomime ‘Aladdin’ which will be staged 7th to 10th December 2023. If you don’t fancy being on the stage but would still like to be involved, there are several other important jobs…making costumes, creating props, building scenery, selling tickets…whatever your talent, come along and get involved, we’d love to see you! A script read through will take place at 7 pm on Thursday 16 th March at Hemsby Village Hall. Newcomers will be most welcome. Rehearsals will initially be every Thursday at 7 pm and then every Wednesday at 7 pm from August until show week. For further details, please contact the show’s director, Jan on 07786 124095 or by email janbowyer53@gmail.com.

THEATRE: THEATRE EAST
A small friendly local theatre group who put on themed nights that include songs, dance, comedy, a quiz and a raffle. Always welcome new members. Contact Tony Witheridge on 07932 161312 or email tonyrascal@hotmail.co.uk.

WHERRY WOODTURNERS
A woodturning club in the heart of Norfolk, also a registered Charity and affiliated with the AWGB, will be meeting on 3rd Wednesday of the month at South Walsham Village Hall, School Road, NR13 6DZ. Refreshments available. New Members welcome. Facebook @wherrywoodturners or contact Dave on 07543 769389 or email dave.pratt69@btinternet.com.

WINTERTON LIFEBOAT RESTORATION GROUP
A Registered Charity seeking grant funding to build a Heritage Centre as a permanent home for the Edward Birkbeck – Winterton No. 1 Lifeboat 1896-1925. More volunteers very, very welcome. Technical and/or woodworking skills are appreciated, but not essential as there are plenty of other ways to help such as fundraising events. Visit www.wintertonlifeboat restoration.org, follow us on Facebook or Twitter. Contact Bev on 01493 394954 or email woslifeboat@gmail.com.

WROXHAM BURE VALLEY ROTARY CLUB
We meet at Wroxham Barns on a Monday evening. We welcome new members. Come along to one of our meetings to find out more about us. Contact our president, Peter Milsted, on 01603 782733 or 07850 742337.

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