Events




 

February 2020

Jobs Club

Jobs Club

Wednesday 19th February 2020

Offering a range of free and confidential services in order to help jobseekers on their way to employment, these include:

 

  • Help with writing a CV, covering letters and job applications  
  • Information on volunteering opportunities 
  • Tips and advice for job interviews
  • Local training and courses 
  • 1:1 careers advice 
  • Business start up information 


In addition to this, 1:1 IT help is also available where jobseekers can learn how to carry out job searches, set up an email account and learn how to use Microsoft Office. 


The Jobs Club is open every Wednesday at Harleston Information Plus, 8 Exchange Street, Harleston from 10am-2pm and everyone is welcome. 

Ladies Evening Group

Ladies Evening Group

Wednesday 19th February 2020


Meetings are held the third Wednesday in the month

At 7.30pm. We meet at London Road Church Hall (unless otherwise stated)

Ladies are all very welcome -  Come along and visit us

President:- Mrs Cathy Spurgin - 01379 853193

Topic ------     Richard Bussien   ----Talk "Guide Dogs from Puppies"


Monthly Meeting

Monthly Meeting

Wednesday 19th February 2020

Title:  "Don't Judge A Book by its Cover"

Speaker:  Michael Holton

2pm at St John's Church, Broad Street, Harleston


Michael will demonstrate his work as a 'book surgeon' and show how he breathes life back into old books and creates new ones.


Further info 01986 788149 or website u3asites.org.uk/harleston

Harleston Forget-Me-Not Cafe

Harleston Forget-Me-Not Cafe

Thursday 20th February 2020

When:    2pm-4pm, every 3rd Thursday of each month

Where:  The Swift Piano Bar, The Swan Hotel, Harleston, IP20 9AS


Come and join us for refreshments, activities, friendship, signposting, and a Music Therapy Session with Kate.

We provide support and companionship to those in the Community who are experiencing issues with their memory.  Please be assured of a very warm welcome to everyone.


If you would like any more information on our Dementia Friendly Community or the Cafes, please contact

patricia.simmonds@mail.com  01379 676557


Mayflower 400 : Money and Merchants, the role of London

Mayflower 400 : Money and Merchants, the role of London

Thursday 20th February 2020

20 Feb, 19:30 – 22:00

St John the Baptist Church, Broad St, Harleston IP20 9AZ, UK


London Mayflower Guide, Chris Green will provide an insight into London of the 17th century, how the City of London played it’s very important role in raising the money for the journey and how the guilds and merchants involved in the story are still an important part of London today.


This walk will be followed by a day trip to London to see some of the places and sites discussed during the lecture.


Tickets £5 per person (£4 concessions) and can be reserved at info@harlestonsfuture.org.uk  (pre-booking recommended) - or can be purchased at the door. 

Harleston Internet Cafe

Harleston Internet Cafe

Friday 21st February 2020

Harleston Internet cafe at 8 Exchange Street every Friday 12.30-3.30pm.

No need to book, just come along and see us.  Free wifi and internet machines available.

If you are new to the internet, help is on hand from our friendly volunteers. 

Tea/coffee available

Swan Hotel Quiz Night

Swan Hotel Quiz Night

Friday 21st February 2020

Cheryl and Fiona's Quiz Night at the Swan Hotel, The Thoroughfare, Harleston.

Starts  at 7pm in the Carvery.

Tables of 4.   Entry  £2.00 per head.  Meal available from £4.95 per head (limited menu)

Sorry now cencelled for November

Alburgh Village Cinema

Alburgh Village Cinema

Friday 21st February 2020

Presents:-

The film evening starts by showing a Trailerfollowed by the feature film.

"JUDY”  (Biopic Drama) Starring Renee Zellweger, Jessie Buckley,Rufus Sewell, Michael Gambon

                                  

 

on Friday 21st  February  2020

at ALBURGH VILLAGE HALL, Low Road, Alburgh IP20 0BZ


Doors & Bar open 6.45pm.  Film Starts 7.30pm

Ices available during the interval


Adults £5 Children (U16) £2.50


www.alburgh.org.uk  or 01986 788477


Further Date Showing:-

Friday 20th March 2020 “ DOWNTON ABBEY ”

Friday 17th April 2020 “ KNIVES OUT ”

Quiz Night, Wortwell

Quiz Night, Wortwell

Saturday 22nd February 2020

Quiz Night 7.30pm (licensed bar open from 7pm)

Wortwell Core Community Centre, Tunbeck Road, IP2 0HS

Tickets £10 (supper included)

Teams max 6


Tickets available from The Bell PH, Wortwell;  Fig & Roses Florist, Harleston

email: wortwellcore@gmail.com or call 01986 788511


All proceeds to Wortwell Community Centre, Charity No 1025885

Brockdish Snowdrop Open Garden

Brockdish Snowdrop Open Garden

Saturday 22nd February 2020

The Old Coach House, Brockdish IP21 4JY

12 noon - 4pm


Enjoy a circular walk around 2 acres of woodland and gardens that lead down to the River Waveney watching out for wildlife, birds and a beautiful display of snowdrops and spring flowers

In aid of East Anglian Air Ambulance, St Elizabeth Hospice, N & N Boudicca Breast Cancer Appeal, Prostate Cancer and other Local Charities.

Teas, cakes and refreshments available

Stalls - Jams - Craft - Tombola - Raffle and Plants

12 till 4pm   Adults £3   Free entry for children with an adult

Dogs welcome on leads

Brockdish Snowdrop Open Garden

Brockdish Snowdrop Open Garden

Sunday 23rd February 2020

The Old Coach House, Brockdish IP21 4JY

12 noon - 4pm


Enjoy a circular walk around 2 acres of woodland and gardens that lead down to the River Waveney watching out for wildlife. Birds and a beautiful display of snowdrops and spring flowers

In aid of East Anglian Air Ambulance, St Elizabeth Hospice, N & N Boodicca Breast Cancer Appeal, Prostate Cancer and other Local Charities.

Teas. Cakes and Refreshments Available

Stalls - Jams - Craft - Tombola - Raffle and Plants

12 till 4pm   ----Adults £3   Children free with an Adult

Dogs welcome on leads

Careers Advice

Careers Advice

Monday 24th February 2020

9.30am-3.30pm at Harleston Information Centre


Free Careers Advice delivered by the National Careers Service.  1:1 appointments available throughout the day offering honest, straightforward, and practical advice and support, helping you explore your options, find opportunities and prepare for the future.


Please call into the Jobs Club or email jobsclub@harleston-norfolk.org.uk to book your appointment.


Hiphop & Ribbon Dance

Hiphop & Ribbon Dance

Monday 24th February 2020

Hiphop & Ribbon Dance 5 weeks workshop

Boys and Girls open to all children age 4 -10 years

February 24th - March 23rd 2020

Price £4.50 per hour

Please dress in comfortable clothes and shoes that are easy to move in (i.e trainers, leggings etc) bring a drink.

Location: Mendham & Withersdale Village Hall.  Time 4.30 - 5.30pm

Email or call to book I:lindashiphopdanceclass@gmail.com   -- 07947 456436

Shrove Tuesday - all you can eat Pancakes

Tuesday 25th February 2020

Eye Bowls Club, 6pm onwards


Pancake tossing competitions -  all you can eat pancakes - dietary requirements catered for

Raffle (prizes all donated by local businesses)


Tickets:  pay on door available or call Susan Whymark Funeral Service 01379 871168 or 851253

£5 adults   £3 children (4-11)   Aged 3 and under free


All proceeds to the Vic Dashwood Memorial Fund helping to support St Nicholas Hospice, Bury St Edmunds

Jobs Club

Jobs Club

Wednesday 26th February 2020

Offering a range of free and confidential services in order to help jobseekers on their way to employment, these include:

 

  • Help with writing a CV, covering letters and job applications  
  • Information on volunteering opportunities 
  • Tips and advice for job interviews
  • Local training and courses 
  • 1:1 careers advice 
  • Business start up information 


In addition to this, 1:1 IT help is also available where jobseekers can learn how to carry out job searches, set up an email account and learn how to use Microsoft Office. 


The Jobs Club is open every Wednesday at Harleston Information Plus, 8 Exchange Street, Harleston from 10am-2pm and everyone is welcome. 

Harleston Cinema

Harleston Cinema

Thursday 27th February 2020

Presents: "KNIVES OUT"   

12A rated, under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.  


A fun, modern-day murder mystery where everyone is a suspect.


With an all-star ensemble cast, Daniel Craig, Christopher Plummer, Jamie-Lee Curtis, Don Johnson, KNIVES OUT is a witty and stylish whodunit guaranteed to keep audiences guessing until the very end. If you’re a fan of Sherlock, Murder She Wrote, Columbo or practically any other good murder mystery - this is the film for you.

 

Early booking advisable

Seats are £4.  Book at Harleston Information Plus, Exchange Street, or call 01379 851917. 

Ice creams at the interval;  bar also available for the evening screening.

 

more information at www.visitharleston.org.uk

Further details:  "What's on" at www.visitharleston.org.uk

Harleston Internet Cafe

Harleston Internet Cafe

Friday 28th February 2020

Harleston Internet cafe at 8 Exchange Street every Friday 12.30-3.30pm.

No need to book, just come along and see us.  Free wifi and internet machines available.

If you are new to the internet, help is on hand from our friendly volunteers. 

Tea/coffee available

The Life of the Hare

The Life of the Hare

Friday 28th February 2020

"The Life of the Hare"  

An illustrated talk by Sue Alderman, Chair of the Hare Preservation Society, about hares, how they live and the challenges they face in today's countryside.

 7:30pm Gissing Community Building, Rectory Road, IP22 5UH


Admission £5

Plenty of car parking space available

Please use the bar to purchase drinks.  Bring along your own nibbles.


Proceeds to Friends of Gissing Church and Hare Preservation Society

March 2020

Brockdish Snowdrop Open Garden

Brockdish Snowdrop Open Garden

Sunday 1st March 2020

The Old Coach House, Brockdish IP21 4JY

12 noon - 4pm


Enjoy a circular walk around 2 acres of woodland and gardens that lead down to the River Waveney watching out for wildlife. Birds and a beautiful display of snowdrops and spring flowers

In aid of East Anglian Air Ambulance, St Elizabeth Hospice, N & N Boodicca Breast Cancer Appeal, Prostate Cancer and other Local Charities.

Teas. Cakes and Refreshments Available

Stalls - Jams - Craft - Tombola - Raffle and Plants

12 till 4pm   ----Adults £3   Children free with an Adult

Dogs welcome on leads

Jobs Club

Jobs Club

Wednesday 4th March 2020

Offering a range of free and confidential services in order to help jobseekers on their way to employment, these include:

 

  • Help with writing a CV, covering letters and job applications  
  • Information on volunteering opportunities 
  • Tips and advice for job interviews
  • Local training and courses 
  • 1:1 careers advice 
  • Business start up information 


In addition to this, 1:1 IT help is also available where jobseekers can learn how to carry out job searches, set up an email account and learn how to use Microsoft Office. 


The Jobs Club is open every Wednesday at Harleston Information Plus, 8 Exchange Street, Harleston from 10am-2pm and everyone is welcome. 

Onward Players & Friends

Onward Players & Friends

Thursday 5th March 2020

Onward Players & Friends present

Aladdin

A magical tale from the east in two acts.

Performance starts at 7.30pm at the Archbishop Sancroft High School, Wilderness Lane, Harleston  

Tickets: £9  (conc £7) available from Onward Enterprises  01379 854234

Robinson's Traditional Stationers, Harleston and www.onwardenterprisesic.co.uk

Onward Players & Friends

Onward Players & Friends

Friday 6th March 2020

Onward Players & Friends present

ALADDIN

A magical tale from the east in two acts.

Performance starts at 7.30pm at the Archbishop Sancroft High School, Wilderness Lane, Harleston  

Tickets: £9  (conc £7) available from Onward Enterprises  01379 854234

Robinson's Traditional Stationers, Harleston & www.onwardenterprisesic.co.uk

Onward Players & Friends

Onward Players & Friends

Saturday 7th March 2020

Onward Players & Friends present

ALADDIN

A magical tale from the east in two acts.

Performances starts at 2.30pm and 7.30pm at the Archbishop Sancroft High School, Wilderness Lane, Harleston  

Tickets: £9  (conc £7) available from Onward Enterprises  01379 854234

Robinson's Traditional Stationers, Harleston & www.onwardenterprisesic.co.uk

Harleston St John's Church

Harleston St John's Church

Saturday 7th March 2020

St John's Church PPC Coffee Morning and Cake Stall in the Church.

09.30 - 11.30

Everyone Welcome

Our Coffee mornings are held on the 1st Saturday of every month.

Harleston Spring Market

Harleston Spring Market

Saturday 7th March 2020

Spring Market

10am - 4pm

Market Place & Exchange Street, Harleston, Norfolk.

Street Food - Art, Craft & Gift Stalls

Free Parking

Mark Anthony - Motown Sixties and more

Mark Anthony - Motown Sixties and more

Saturday 7th March 2020

A night of fantastic music and dance

Alburgh Village Hall


Tickets £13 01986 788934 / 788732

(inc knife and fork buffet available between 6.45 - 7.45pm)


Ticket only admission

Doors and bar open 6.15pm  Starts 8pm


www.alburghvillagehall.uk

First Aid course

First Aid course

Tuesday 10th March 2020

The Swan Hotel, Harleston 9am-4pm

This course complies with the new HSE requirements for First Aid and covers assessing situations, administering first aid and CPR.

Successful candidates will be awarded an Emergency First Aid at Work Certificate that is valid for three years and allows you to act as a First Aider in the Workplace.

£60 per person.  Funded places available for Jobs Club members.

Contact Lucy Marjoram to book, email jobsclub@harleston-norfolk.org.uk or call 01379 851920 

Jobs Club

Jobs Club

Wednesday 11th March 2020

Offering a range of free and confidential services in order to help jobseekers on their way to employment, these include:

 

  • Help with writing a CV, covering letters and job applications  
  • Information on volunteering opportunities 
  • Tips and advice for job interviews
  • Local training and courses 
  • 1:1 careers advice 
  • Business start up information 


In addition to this, 1:1 IT help is also available where jobseekers can learn how to carry out job searches, set up an email account and learn how to use Microsoft Office. 


The Jobs Club is open every Wednesday at Harleston Information Plus, 8 Exchange Street, Harleston from 10am-2pm and everyone is welcome. 

Self Employment Workshop

Self Employment Workshop

Friday 13th March 2020

At Harleston Information Centre, 10am-12pm


If you’re considering self employment but are uncertain of where to start, then come along to our free self employment workshop in association with Barclays Bank, providing you with all the information you need to get you started including:

  • registering your business
  • tax and national insurance
  • financing 
  • business planning 


Contact Lucy Marjoram to book, email jobsclub@harleston-norfolk.org.uk or call 01379 851920

Swan Hotel Bingo Night

Friday 13th March 2020

Bingo night at the Swan - Doors open at 6pm. Eyes down at 6.30pm (In the Carvery)

Family friendly bingo, children are very welcome.

Meals are available.

Quiz Night, Alburgh

Quiz Night, Alburgh

Saturday 14th March 2020

In aid of the Waveney Trust

Alburgh Village Hall

Tickets £6pp (inc light supper)

Maximum 8 per team - prizes for winning team


Pre-booked tickets only! available from Julie 01986 788934


Doors open 6.15pm for 7pm start

Bar and raffle

Day Trip to London Mayflower Sites

Monday 16th March 2020

Join us for a day trip to London to see the Mayflower sites.  London Blue Badge and Mayflower Guide, Chris Green will guide us around the City of London and Southbank to see some of the buildings and places which played a significant part in the Mayflower story.  This is a fantastic opportunity to combine a trip to London and find out more about the Mayflower and London history.


To register an interest or for more information please send an email to info@harlestonsfuture.org.uk. 

Ladies Evening Group

Ladies Evening Group

Wednesday 18th March 2020


Meetings are held the third Wednesday in the month

At 7.30pm. We meet at London Road Church Hall (unless otherwise stated)

Ladies are all very welcome -  Come along and visit us

President:- Mrs Cathy Spurgin - 01379 853193

Topic ------    "Stories from a retires G.P

Jobs Club

Jobs Club

Wednesday 18th March 2020

Offering a range of free and confidential services in order to help jobseekers on their way to employment, these include:

 

  • Help with writing a CV, covering letters and job applications  
  • Information on volunteering opportunities 
  • Tips and advice for job interviews
  • Local training and courses 
  • 1:1 careers advice 
  • Business start up information 


In addition to this, 1:1 IT help is also available where jobseekers can learn how to carry out job searches, set up an email account and learn how to use Microsoft Office. 


The Jobs Club is open every Wednesday at Harleston Information Plus, 8 Exchange Street, Harleston from 10am-2pm and everyone is welcome. 

Mayflower 400 : Medicine in 17th Century England

Thursday 19th March 2020

19 Mar, 19:30 – 22:00

St John the Baptist Church, Broad St, Harleston IP20 9AZ, UK


Historian Dr Joy Hawkins (UEA) will consider the state of medical knowledge in the 17th century that Samuel Fuller would have been able to draw upon as the Plantation’s medic. This one is not for the feint hearted or squeamish.


 Tickets £5 per person (£4 concessions) and can be reserved at info@harlestonsfuture.org.uk  (pre-booking recommended) - or can be purchased at the door. 

Swan Hotel Quiz Night

Swan Hotel Quiz Night

Friday 20th March 2020

Cheryl and Fiona's Quiz Night at the Swan Hotel, The Thoroughfare, Harleston.

Starts  at 7pm in the Carvery.

Tables of 4.   Entry  £2.00 per head.  Meal available from £4.95 per head (limited menu)

Sorry now cencelled for November

Jobs Club

Jobs Club

Wednesday 25th March 2020

Offering a range of free and confidential services in order to help jobseekers on their way to employment, these include:

 

  • Help with writing a CV, covering letters and job applications  
  • Information on volunteering opportunities 
  • Tips and advice for job interviews
  • Local training and courses 
  • 1:1 careers advice 
  • Business start up information 


In addition to this, 1:1 IT help is also available where jobseekers can learn how to carry out job searches, set up an email account and learn how to use Microsoft Office. 


The Jobs Club is open every Wednesday at Harleston Information Plus, 8 Exchange Street, Harleston from 10am-2pm and everyone is welcome. 

Brockdish Daffodil Open Garden

Brockdish Daffodil Open Garden

Sunday 29th March 2020

The Old Coach House, The Street, Brockdish, IP21 4JY

Open 10am to 4pm

2 acres of woodland and gardens, leading down to the River Waveney, enjoy a beautifull display of Daffodils and  Spring Flowers, watching out for birds and wildlife.

In aid of East Anglian Air Ambulance, N & N Boodicca Breast Cancer Appeal. St Elizabeth Hospice, Prostrate Cancer, and other local charities.

Tea, Cakes and Refreshments available.

Stalls, Jams, Craft Stalls, Raffle, Tombola Plants.

Adults £3     Children free with an Adult

Dogs welcome on leads.

April 2020

Jobs Club

Jobs Club

Wednesday 1st April 2020

Offering a range of free and confidential services in order to help jobseekers on their way to employment, these include:

 

  • Help with writing a CV, covering letters and job applications  
  • Information on volunteering opportunities 
  • Tips and advice for job interviews
  • Local training and courses 
  • 1:1 careers advice 
  • Business start up information 


In addition to this, 1:1 IT help is also available where jobseekers can learn how to carry out job searches, set up an email account and learn how to use Microsoft Office. 


The Jobs Club is open every Wednesday at Harleston Information Plus, 8 Exchange Street, Harleston from 10am-2pm and everyone is welcome. 

Harleston St John's Church

Harleston St John's Church

Saturday 4th April 2020

St John's Church PPC Coffee Morning and Cake Stall in the Church.

09.30 - 11.30

Everyone Welcome

Our Coffee mornings are held on the 1st Saturday of every month.

Brockdish Open Garden

Brockdish Open Garden

Sunday 5th April 2020

The Old Coach House, Brockdish IP21 4JY

12 till 4pm

In aid of St Peters St Pauls Church, Brockdish

Woodland walk down to the banks of the River Waveney.  Beautiful display of Springs Flowers


Teas and Refreshments, Stalls, Jams, Books, Raffle, Tombola.

Adults £3       Dogs welcome on leads

Jobs Club

Jobs Club

Wednesday 8th April 2020

Offering a range of free and confidential services in order to help jobseekers on their way to employment, these include:

 

  • Help with writing a CV, covering letters and job applications  
  • Information on volunteering opportunities 
  • Tips and advice for job interviews
  • Local training and courses 
  • 1:1 careers advice 
  • Business start up information 


In addition to this, 1:1 IT help is also available where jobseekers can learn how to carry out job searches, set up an email account and learn how to use Microsoft Office. 


The Jobs Club is open every Wednesday at Harleston Information Plus, 8 Exchange Street, Harleston from 10am-2pm and everyone is welcome. 

Jobs Club

Jobs Club

Wednesday 15th April 2020

Offering a range of free and confidential services in order to help jobseekers on their way to employment, these include:

 

  • Help with writing a CV, covering letters and job applications  
  • Information on volunteering opportunities 
  • Tips and advice for job interviews
  • Local training and courses 
  • 1:1 careers advice 
  • Business start up information 


In addition to this, 1:1 IT help is also available where jobseekers can learn how to carry out job searches, set up an email account and learn how to use Microsoft Office. 


The Jobs Club is open every Wednesday at Harleston Information Plus, 8 Exchange Street, Harleston from 10am-2pm and everyone is welcome. 

Ladies Evening Group

Ladies Evening Group

Wednesday 15th April 2020


Meetings are held the third Wednesday in the month

At 7.30pm. We meet at London Road Church Hall (unless otherwise stated)

Ladies are all very welcome -  Come along and visit us

President:- Mrs Cathy Spurgin - 01379 853193

Topic ------       Pat & Phillip Alker    "Colourful Ethiopia



Mayflower 400 : Brexiting Pilgrims

Thursday 16th April 2020

19:30 – 22:00

St John the Baptist Church, Broad St, Harleston IP20 9AZ, UK


There was a dramatic effect of the migration of the Pilgrims on other communities across Europe. Using contemporary 17th century publications Dr Polly Ha (EUA) will show how opinions were divided on the Pilgrims’ exit from England and Europe-rather like the Brexit debate. She will be supported by research students for a Q&A session on the positive and negative reactions to the Pilgrim’s decision to leave.


 Tickets £5 per person (£4 concessions) and can be reserved at info@harlestonsfuture.org.uk (pre-booking recommended) - or can be purchased at the door.  

Swan Hotel Quiz Night

Swan Hotel Quiz Night

Friday 17th April 2020

Cheryl and Fiona's Quiz Night at the Swan Hotel, The Thoroughfare, Harleston.

Starts  at 7pm in the Carvery.

Tables of 4.   Entry  £2.00 per head.  Meal available from £4.95 per head (limited menu)

Sorry now cencelled for November

Jobs Club

Jobs Club

Wednesday 22nd April 2020

Offering a range of free and confidential services in order to help jobseekers on their way to employment, these include:

 

  • Help with writing a CV, covering letters and job applications  
  • Information on volunteering opportunities 
  • Tips and advice for job interviews
  • Local training and courses 
  • 1:1 careers advice 
  • Business start up information 


In addition to this, 1:1 IT help is also available where jobseekers can learn how to carry out job searches, set up an email account and learn how to use Microsoft Office. 


The Jobs Club is open every Wednesday at Harleston Information Plus, 8 Exchange Street, Harleston from 10am-2pm and everyone is welcome. 

Quiz 'n' Thai

Quiz 'n' Thai

Saturday 25th April 2020

Quiz 'n' Thai 

Alburgh Village Hall

Quiz - prizes - raffle - bar

Tickets £12 which includes Thai supper

pre-booked tickets only

Contact 01986 788732


In aid of All Saints Church, Alburgh


Wind & Strings Folk Workshop Day

Wind & Strings Folk Workshop Day

Saturday 25th April 2020

For any woodwind instrument and bowed & plucked medoly strings.

Booking    -  booking @mardles.org

£30 per person   (Limited places)

Further details   www.mardles.org.uk.

Jobs Club

Jobs Club

Wednesday 29th April 2020

Offering a range of free and confidential services in order to help jobseekers on their way to employment, these include:

 

  • Help with writing a CV, covering letters and job applications  
  • Information on volunteering opportunities 
  • Tips and advice for job interviews
  • Local training and courses 
  • 1:1 careers advice 
  • Business start up information 


In addition to this, 1:1 IT help is also available where jobseekers can learn how to carry out job searches, set up an email account and learn how to use Microsoft Office. 


The Jobs Club is open every Wednesday at Harleston Information Plus, 8 Exchange Street, Harleston from 10am-2pm and everyone is welcome. 

May 2020

Swan Hotel Bingo Night

Friday 8th May 2020

Bingo night at the Swan - Doors open at 6pm. Eyes down at 6.30pm (In the Carvery)

Family friendly bingo, children are very welcome.

Meals are available.

Harleston VE Day Street Party

Harleston VE Day Street Party

Sunday 10th May 2020

Street Party

12noon - 5pm

Market Place & Exchange Strreet.

V E Day Celebrations  --Music from DJ Andy AV8

Dancing in the street     -   Authentic Food   -  Vintage Vehicles

Swan Hotel Quiz Night

Swan Hotel Quiz Night

Friday 15th May 2020

Cheryl and Fiona's Quiz Night at the Swan Hotel, The Thoroughfare, Harleston.

Starts  at 7pm in the Carvery.

Tables of 4.   Entry  £2.00 per head.  Meal available from £4.95 per head (limited menu)

Sorry now cencelled for November

Ladies Evening Group

Ladies Evening Group

Wednesday 20th May 2020


Meetings are held the third Wednesday in the month

At 7.30pm. We meet at London Road Church Hall (unless otherwise stated)

Ladies are all very welcome -  Come along and visit us

President:- Mrs Cathy Spurgin - 01379 853193

Topic ------       Mark Deveney   --- Early Help in S.N District Council



Mayflower Lectures : Myths and Legends

Thursday 21st May 2020

19:30 – 22:00

St John the Baptist Church, Broad St, Harleston IP20 9AZ, UK


Details to follow


 Tickets £5 per person (£4 concessions) and can be reserved at info@harlestonsfuture.org.uk (pre-booking recommended) - or can be purchased at the door.  

June 2020

Ladies Evening Group

Ladies Evening Group

Wednesday 17th June 2020


Meetings are held the third Wednesday in the month

At 7.30pm. We meet at London Road Church Hall (unless otherwise stated)

Ladies are all very welcome -  Come along and visit us

President:- Mrs Cathy Spurgin - 01379 853193

Topic ------       Terry Pegg   ----The Harleston Tablecloth



Swan Hotel Quiz Night

Swan Hotel Quiz Night

Friday 19th June 2020

Cheryl and Fiona's Quiz Night at the Swan Hotel, The Thoroughfare, Harleston.

Starts  at 7pm in the Carvery.

Tables of 4.   Entry  £2.00 per head.  Meal available from £4.95 per head (limited menu)

Sorry now cencelled for November

Harleston Antiques, Vintage and Artisan Street Market

Harleston Antiques, Vintage and Artisan Street Market

Sunday 21st June 2020

Vintage Antiques & Artisan Street Market

9am - 4pm

Over 70 stalls.

The Market Place & Thoroughfare - Harleston - Norfolk.

Visit www.visitharleston.org.uk

Harleston Street Party

Harleston Street Party

Sunday 21st June 2020

Street Party  6.30pm - 9.30pm

Free Entry & Parking

Funk Soul Brothers  plus Sam William

Mayflower Lectures : Explaining Migration

Mayflower Lectures : Explaining Migration

Thursday 25th June 2020

19:30 – 22:00

Brockdish Hall, Grove Rd, Brockdish, Diss IP21 4JS


"Explaining Migration"

Keynote speech by Professor Geoffrey Plank (UEA) on migrations and the transatlantic world. This will be followed by panel of postgraduate students with discussion on why so many from East Anglia migrated in the 17th century.


Tickets £5 per person (£4 concessions) and can be reserved at info@harlestonsfuture.org.uk (pre-booking recommended) - or can be purchased at the door. 

Swan Hotel Bingo Night

Friday 26th June 2020

Bingo night at the Swan - Doors open at 6pm. Eyes down at 6.30pm (In the Carvery)

Family friendly bingo, children are very welcome.

Meals are available.

July 2020

Swan Hotel Bingo Night

Friday 10th July 2020

Bingo night at the Swan - Doors open at 6pm. Eyes down at 6.30pm (In the Carvery)

Family friendly bingo, children are very welcome.

Meals are available.

Mayflower Lectures : Old East Anglian Dialect

Wednesday 15th July 2020

Time and Location

15 Jul, 19:30

Masonic Rooms, Redenhall Road, Harleston IP20 9EN

About The Event

Come and find out about how the American and local East Anglian dialects and languages have evolved since the departure of the Mayflower pilgrims.


Tickets £5 per person (£4 concessions) and can be reserved at info@harlestonsfuture.org.uk  (pre-booking recommended) - or can be purchased at the door.

Ladies Evening Group

Ladies Evening Group

Wednesday 15th July 2020


Meetings are held the third Wednesday in the month

At 7.30pm. We meet at London Road Church Hall (unless otherwise stated)

Ladies are all very welcome -  Come along and visit us

President:- Mrs Cathy Spurgin - 01379 853193

Topic ------      Annual Outing



Swan Hotel Quiz Night

Swan Hotel Quiz Night

Friday 17th July 2020

Cheryl and Fiona's Quiz Night at the Swan Hotel, The Thoroughfare, Harleston.

Starts  at 7pm in the Carvery.

Tables of 4.   Entry  £2.00 per head.  Meal available from £4.95 per head (limited menu)

Sorry now cencelled for November

August 2020

Mayflower Lectures : The importance of religion to the Pilgrims FathersExplaining Migration

Thursday 20th August 2020

20 Aug, 14:00 – 16:00

St John the Baptist Church, Broad St, Harleston IP20 9AZ, UK

About The Event

Tony Diamond will present an investigation of the religious motivations of the Pilgrims in East Anglia and how their non-conformist views clashed with the established Church of England which eventually led to their journey to the New World. This will lecture be co-hosted by Harleston U3A.


Tickets £5 per person (£4 concessions) and can be reserved at info@harlestonsfuture.org.uk  (pre-booking recommended) - or can be purchased at the door. 

U3A Ukuleles

U3A Ukuleles

Tuesday 25th August 2020

In the summer of 2020, the Harleston and District U3A Ukuleles are booked for the 7th consecutive year for the Harleston and Waveney Festival.  Being "Mayflower 400 year" they will play a concert including Mayflower related songs. Sea songs and a mixture of 'feelgood songs'

It will take place on Thursday the 25th of August 2020 at 2pm at St. John's Church, Harleston

01379 854938  or email ukuleleharleston@byinternet.com

More details can be found at www.u3asites.org.uk/harleston


September 2020

Ladies Evening Group

Ladies Evening Group

Wednesday 16th September 2020


Meetings are held the third Wednesday in the month

At 7.30pm. We meet at London Road Church Hall (unless otherwise stated)

Ladies are all very welcome -  Come along and visit us

President:- Mrs Cathy Spurgin - 01379 853193

Topic ------      A.G.M   -----  Games Evening with nibbles

Harleston Food & Drink Festival

Harleston Food & Drink Festival

Saturday 26th September 2020

Food & Drink Festival

9.30am - 3.30pm

Harleston Market Place & Exchange Street.


Harleston's Future www.visitharleston.org.uk

October 2020

Mayflower Lectures : The Two Mayflowers

Thursday 15th October 2020

15 Oct, 19:30
St John the Baptist Church, Broad St, Harleston IP20 9AZ, UK

Centuries apart but with Waveney Valley Connections. Local speaker Geoff Doggett, a lifelong sailor and wooden boat enthusiast, investigates the similarities between the original and replica Mayflowers. He touches on their navigation and voyages in a way not heard before and brings in some local heritage to the ships’ construction.

Tickets £5 per person (£4 concessions) and can be reserved at info@harlestonsfuture.org.uk  (pre-booking recommended) - or can be purchased at the door.
Ladies Evening Group

Ladies Evening Group

Wednesday 21st October 2020


Meetings are held the third Wednesday in the month

At 7.30pm. We meet at London Road Church Hall (unless otherwise stated)

Ladies are all very welcome -  Come along and visit us

President:- Mrs Cathy Spurgin - 01379 853193

Topic ------      Each - "New Look"     Talk/Slides   ---Tim Jenkins  

November 2020

Ladies Evening Group

Ladies Evening Group

Wednesday 18th November 2020


Meetings are held the third Wednesday in the month

At 7.30pm. We meet at London Road Church Hall (unless otherwise stated)

Ladies are all very welcome -  Come along and visit us

President:- Mrs Cathy Spurgin - 01379 853193

Topic ------      Annual Dinner   ----T.B.A  

Harleston Christmas Market

Harleston Christmas Market

Saturday 28th November 2020

Christmas Market   9.30am  - 6pm

Join in the festivities

Christmas Gifts & Crafts

Street Food

Visit Santa

and so much more

December 2020

Ladies Evening Group

Ladies Evening Group

Wednesday 2nd December 2020


Meetings are held the third Wednesday in the month

At 7.30pm. We meet at London Road Church Hall (unless otherwise stated)

Ladies are all very welcome -  Come along and visit us

President:- Mrs Cathy Spurgin - 01379 853193

Topic ------     Alison Entertains    ------Songs etc;

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