Events




 

June 2019

Community Lunch

Community Lunch

Tuesday 25th June 2019

Community Lunches every 4th Tuesday

12 noon - 1pm at St John's Church, Broad Street. Harleston


No need to book but if anyone has dietry needs then book in advance call 01379 851148 9am-1pm


Free of charge -  donations appreciated


Citizens Advice

Citizens Advice

Wednesday 26th June 2019


Free, impartial advice from Citizens Advice.


Every Wednesday at Harleston Information Plus, Information Centre, Exchange Street, 10-12pm

Jobs Club

Jobs Club

Wednesday 26th June 2019

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. 

Craft Fayre Rushall

Craft Fayre Rushall

Thursday 27th June 2019

Cards, locally made crafts and gifts and lots more....


10am - 2pm at The Half Moon, Rushall


Please come along and support this local event!

Harleston Cinema

Harleston Cinema

Thursday 27th June 2019

"STAN AND OLLIE"  (PG)


Brilliant impersonations by Steve Coogan and John C Reilly as the legendary comedy team, Laurel and Hardy, in a heart-warming story of their farewell tour.

2pm and 7.30pm (doors open half an hour before)

The Masonic Rooms, The Thoroughfare, Harleston


Ice creams at the interval, plus a bar in the evening



Seats are £4, payable on entry, but please book at Harleston Information Plus 01379 851917, or email hip@harleston-norfolk.org.uk, giving the names of those booking and whether matinee or evening


Wortwell Open Gardens

Wortwell Open Gardens

Saturday 29th June 2019

There will be lots of gardens open this year, including a nature trial around the lakes.

The cost is £5.00. Tickets can be purchases on the day from: The Core (Wortwell Community Centre) and Willow Mere, 25 Low Road, Wortwell.

Refreshments and parking are available at the Core, Tunbeck Close, Wortwell

Opening tin 10.30am and 5.00pm 

Alburgh Church Fete

Alburgh Church Fete

Saturday 29th June 2019

Come and have a wonderful afternoon on Alburgh Playing Field at our annual fete.  You can try your hand at bowls, splat the rat, win a coconut on the coconut shy, test your skill at the clown football and, for the children, hook-a-duck, pick-a-jar and Alburgh ice cream for alll.


There are cakes, plants, books and brick-a-brac on sale, try your luck on the tombola or the wine raffle, or perhaps win one of the many prizes in the main raffle.  Village Hall bar will be open.


On show will be owls and raptors and alpacas and for the first time in Alburgh the Oxblood Molly Dancers will be performing.  You can sit and enjoy a cup of tea or coffee with a delilcious slice of home made cake.  There is a competition for the children to make a dreamcatcher or a rocket.  Something for everyone.


Contact Ann 01986 789102 for more information

All proceeds to All Saints Church, Alburgh.

Waveney Heritage Talks

Waveney Heritage Talks

Sunday 30th June 2019

"Ups and Downs"

Barnardo's Foster Children in East Anglia 1890-1950.  A talk by Peter Davidson - Starts 2.30pm

It's a little known fact that over a 60 year period thousands of children from Dr Barnardo's Homes were boarded out with families in rural East Anglia.  The talk explores the stories of some of these children, many of whom ended up a long way from Suffolk, while others still live close to where they were brought up.

Bookings 01379 668285 ( leave your details on the ansaphone) or on our website:  www.waveneyheritage.org

Venue: Waveney Heritage Centre, Grove Road, Brockdish, Norfolk IP21 4JP

Wortwell Open Gardens

Wortwell Open Gardens

Sunday 30th June 2019

There will be lots of gardens open this year, including a nature trial around the lakes.

The cost is £5.00. Tickets can be purchases on the day from: The Core (Wortwell Community Centre) and Willow Mere, 25 Low Road, Wortwell.

Refreshments and parking are available at the Core, Tunbeck Close, Wortwell

Opening tin 10.30am and 5.00pm 

Car Boot Sale

Car Boot Sale

Sunday 30th June 2019

Monthly Car Boot Sale - Last Sunday of the month  -  March to October 2019

Wortwell Core, Community Centre IP20 0HS  - 

Open to the public between 2pm - 5pm. Free Admission

Come along and pick up a bargain, refreshments and toilet facilities will be available.

Or sell your household clutter and make some money. Pre-book private cars £5.00 or Vans/Trailers £8.00 - set up from 1pm.

Contact 01986 788511 or wortwellcore@gmail.com

July 2019

Harleston Camera Club

Harleston Camera Club

Monday 1st July 2019

Harleston Camera Club meet monthly at Harleston Information Plus, 8 Exchange Street, 7.30-9.30pm


Contact the Information Centre for further details.

Coffee Morning Red Lion Needham

Coffee Morning Red Lion Needham

Tuesday 2nd July 2019

10am till 12 noon;  First Tuesday of the month

Tea, coffee and cakes - come and see what just £2 can do......... all profits go to local charities

Jobs Club

Jobs Club

Wednesday 3rd July 2019

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. 

Citizens Advice

Citizens Advice

Wednesday 3rd July 2019


Free, impartial advice from Citizens Advice.


Every Wednesday at Harleston Information Plus, Information Centre, Exchange Street, 10-12pm

Harleston Flower Club

Harleston Flower Club

Thursday 4th July 2019

Harleston Flower Club meets 2pm at Wortwell Community Centre IP20 OHS

Contact Dawn Dawson Chairman 01379 855440

 Lorraine Scott     "Wood 'n' Willow       Competition    "Arrangement with wood"

South Norfolk Youth Symphonic Band

South Norfolk Youth Symphonic Band

Saturday 6th July 2019

Mayaysia 2019 Showcase at The Corn Hall, Diss.  Starts at 7.30pm

Tickets: £8/£6 available from  j.mclinyock451@btinternet.com   or the Diss Corn Hall boxing office

Pink Ladies Tractor Run

Pink Ladies Tractor Run

Sunday 7th July 2019

The 16th Annual Ladies' Tractor Road Run

Starts 11.30am from Thorpe Abbots Airfield.

Every is invited to bring a picnic lunch to Gawdy Hall Meadow, Redenhall.

Be part of our special team: £640.000 raised - aiming for a million!

In aid of Cancer Research UK (Breast Cancer Appeal)

Diss Family History Group

Diss Family History Group

Tuesday 9th July 2019

Presents "Massacre at Le Paradis"

at the Colin Riches Room, Diss Methodist Church, Victoria Road, Diss, IP22 4EY.   7pm fpr 7.30pm

Help desk available for your own Ancestry. Project from 6.45pm

Entrance Fee  - Members £2.00  Visitors £5.00

Tea, coffee and parking available

Jobs Club

Jobs Club

Wednesday 10th July 2019

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. 

Healthy Child Programme Drop-In

Healthy Child Programme Drop-In

Thursday 11th July 2019

2nd and 3rd Thursdays of the month - 9.30-10.30

Come along and speak to an Assistant Practitioner with any health or development concerns:

Feeding - introducing solids - sleep - behaviour - development - toilet training - pre-school readiness.


Self-weigh scales will be available


Harleston Information Plus

8 Exchange Street IP20 9AB

Light lunch

Light lunch

Tuesday 16th July 2019

Every 3rd Tuesday, 12 noon to 1.30pm

St John's Church, Broad Street, Harleston


£5 pp which includes a pudding.


Proceeds to the life of the church


Diss Family History Group

Diss Family History Group

Tuesday 16th July 2019

Presents   -   Rosemary Steer telling us about   "A Little Learning Educating The People"

At Lopham Village Hall, Church Road, North Lopham, IP22 2LP.   Starts 1.30pm

£5. entrance fee includes tea/coffee and home made cakes, parking available

Jobs Club

Jobs Club

Wednesday 17th July 2019

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 17th July 2019

'DUKEM PROJECT', The Historic Route, Ethiopia, Pat and Phillip Alker


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


2019 Programme:-   

18th Sep, AGM - Quiz with fish and chip supper

16th Oct, 'OUR 52 YEARS IN SOUTH AFRICA', Fred and Shirley Keywood

20th Nov, ANNUAL DINNER - TBA

4th Dec, 'GABRIELLE'S GARDEN', Christmas Wreath, Gabi Reid

Harleston Forget-Me-Not Cafe

Harleston Forget-Me-Not Cafe

Thursday 18th July 2019

Every 3rd Thursday of each month, 2pm-4pm at the Swift Piano Bar, The Swan Hotel, Harleston, IP20 9AS


Come and join us for refreshments, activities, friendship, signposting.


For further information please contact

patricia.simmonds@mail.com  01379 676557, or

frances.bickley@harlestontowncouncil.co.uk  07462 229920

Alburgh Village Cinema

Alburgh Village Cinema

Friday 19th July 2019

Presents :- The film evening starts by showing a Trailer followed by the feature film.

"MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS"   (Historical/Drama

At Alburgh Village Hall (Low Road, Alburgh IP20 0BZ

Doors - Open 6.30pm      Bar - Opens 6.30pm     Film -   Starts 7.30pm

Ices - Availbale during the interval

Adults - £4.00   Children (U16)  £2.00 

Redenhall Abseil 2019

Redenhall Abseil 2019

Saturday 20th July 2019

We are delighted to welcome you to abseil down the tower of St Mark's, Redenhall, a spectacular tower on the Norfolk-Suffolk border.

If you're feeling intrepid and would like to combine a fun afternoon with fundraising for a grest cause, then this is for you! There are slots available for the abseil from 10.30am to 17.30pm. Book yours now!

Book your place at https://abseil2019.eventbrite.co.uk or tel 01606 620051

norwich@christian-aid.org

Jobs Club

Jobs Club

Wednesday 24th July 2019

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. 

Craft Fayre Rushall

Craft Fayre Rushall

Thursday 25th July 2019


Cards, locally made crafts and gifts and lots more....


10am - 2pm at The Half Moon, Rushall


Please come along and support this local event!

Needham Red Lion Car Show

Needham Red Lion Car Show

Sunday 28th July 2019

Car Show  (Classic, Modified and More)        10am onward

BBQ  - Pub open for food and Drink

Raising money for East Anglian Air Ambulance

Car Boot Sale

Car Boot Sale

Sunday 28th July 2019

Monthly Car Boot Sale - Last Sunday of the month  -  March to October 2019

Wortwell Core, Community Centre IP20 0HS  - 

Open to the public between 2pm - 5pm. Free Admission

Come along and pick up a bargain, refreshments and toilet facilities will be available.

Or sell your household clutter and make some money. Pre-book private cars £5.00 or Vans/Trailers £8.00 - set up from 1pm.

Contact 01986 788511 or wortwellcore@gmail.com

Jobs Club

Jobs Club

Wednesday 31st July 2019

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. 

August 2019

Harleston Flower Club

Harleston Flower Club

Thursday 1st August 2019

Harleston Flower Club meets 2pm at Wortwell Community Centre IP20 OHS

Contact Dawn Dawson Chairman 01379 855440

Garden Party

Wingfield Barns

Wingfield Barns

Thursday 1st August 2019

Would you like to have a go at making your own Mini Print?

We are running two printmaking workshops here at Wingfield Barns in conjunction with this year's International Mini Print exhibition. Artist Sally Hirst will be demonstrating both monotype and intaglio print making on Thursday 1st August. All material will be provided and refreshments thrown in too.

Each workshop lasts 2.5 hours and costs £20.

For more details and to book online, visit our website  www.wingfieldbarns.com

FISH Holiday Club

FISH Holiday Club

Friday 2nd August 2019

A brand new scheme that aims to provide children between 5-11 years with 2 hours of fun and food during school holidays.  Parents/carers are free to join the children if they wish.


Why FISH?  It stands for Fun (and Food) in School Holidays and is based on similar schemes being operated in the Norwich area.    


And best of all this is completely FREE.


Where:  In the hall behind the Congregational Church, Ipswich Road, Long Stratton NR15 2TF (almost opposite the Police Station).

When:  Our next session will take place on May Half Term Friday 31 May.      In the summer holidays, sessions will take place on the following Fridays:  2nd, 9th, 16th and 30th August.


For further information or to book a place contact either David (01508 531037) or Preston (01508 471006)


FISH Holiday Club

FISH Holiday Club

Friday 9th August 2019

A brand new scheme that aims to provide children between 5-11 years with 2 hours of fun and food during school holidays.  Parents/carers are free to join the children if they wish.


Why FISH?  It stands for Fun (and Food) in School Holidays and is based on similar schemes being operated in the Norwich area.    


And best of all this is completely FREE.


Where:  In the hall behind the Congregational Church, Ipswich Road, Long Stratton NR15 2TF (almost opposite the Police Station).

When:  Our next session will take place on May Half Term Friday 31 May.      In the summer holidays, sessions will take place on the following Fridays:  2nd, 9th, 16th and 30th August.


For further information or to book a place contact either David (01508 531037) or Preston (01508 471006)


FISH Holiday Club

FISH Holiday Club

Friday 16th August 2019

A brand new scheme that aims to provide children between 5-11 years with 2 hours of fun and food during school holidays.  Parents/carers are free to join the children if they wish.


Why FISH?  It stands for Fun (and Food) in School Holidays and is based on similar schemes being operated in the Norwich area.    


And best of all this is completely FREE.


Where:  In the hall behind the Congregational Church, Ipswich Road, Long Stratton NR15 2TF (almost opposite the Police Station).

When:  Our next session will take place on May Half Term Friday 31 May.      In the summer holidays, sessions will take place on the following Fridays:  2nd, 9th, 16th and 30th August.


For further information or to book a place contact either David (01508 531037) or Preston (01508 471006)


Harleston & Waveney Festival

Harleston & Waveney Festival

Monday 19th August 2019

to 25th August

A programme of events for everyone

Harleston and District U3A Ukuleles

Harleston and District U3A Ukuleles

Tuesday 20th August 2019

present a Harleston and Waveney Festival Event at The King George's Hall, Harleston at 3pm

Join us for the U3A Ukuleles 6th consecutive Annual Concert of feel good songs.

Why not come along for our usual and unusual eclectic selection of songs.

Free Entry  --  Optional bucket collection for Festival Funds

Free refreshments, courtest of your local Co-op store.

FISH Holiday Club

FISH Holiday Club

Friday 23rd August 2019

A brand new scheme that aims to provide children between 5-11 years with 2 hours of fun and food during school holidays.  Parents/carers are free to join the children if they wish.


Why FISH?  It stands for Fun (and Food) in School Holidays and is based on similar schemes being operated in the Norwich area.    


And best of all this is completely FREE.


Where:  In the hall behind the Congregational Church, Ipswich Road, Long Stratton NR15 2TF (almost opposite the Police Station).

When:  Our next session will take place on May Half Term Friday 31 May.      In the summer holidays, sessions will take place on the following Fridays:  2nd, 9th, 16th and 30th August.


For further information or to book a place contact either David (01508 531037) or Preston (01508 471006)


Car Boot Sale

Car Boot Sale

Sunday 25th August 2019

Monthly Car Boot Sale - Last Sunday of the month  -  March to October 2019

Wortwell Core, Community Centre IP20 0HS  - 

Open to the public between 2pm - 5pm. Free Admission

Come along and pick up a bargain, refreshments and toilet facilities will be available.

Or sell your household clutter and make some money. Pre-book private cars £5.00 or Vans/Trailers £8.00 - set up from 1pm.

Contact 01986 788511 or wortwellcore@gmail.com

Harleston Family Fun Day

Harleston Family Fun Day

Monday 26th August 2019

on Harleston Recreation Ground

Craft Fayre Rushall

Craft Fayre Rushall

Thursday 29th August 2019


Cards, locally made crafts and gifts and lots more....


10am - 2pm at The Half Moon, Rushall


Please come along and support this local event!

September 2019

Harleston Flower Club

Harleston Flower Club

Thursday 5th September 2019

Harleston Flower Club meets 2pm at Wortwell Community Centre IP20 OHS

Contact Dawn Dawson Chairman 01379 855440

Linda Kingcott     "The Green Man & Friends"         Competition    "All foliage"

Ladies Evening Group

Ladies Evening Group

Wednesday 18th September 2019

AGM - Quiz with fish and chip supper


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


2019 Programme:-   

16th Oct, 'OUR 52 YEARS IN SOUTH AFRICA', Fred and Shirley Keywood

20th Nov, ANNUAL DINNER - TBA

4th Dec, 'GABRIELLE'S GARDEN', Christmas Wreath, Gabi Reid

Craft Fayre Rushall

Craft Fayre Rushall

Thursday 26th September 2019


Cards, locally made crafts and gifts and lots more....


10am - 2pm at The Half Moon, Rushall


Please come along and support this local event!

Car Boot Sale

Car Boot Sale

Sunday 29th September 2019

Monthly Car Boot Sale - Last Sunday of the month  -  March to October 2019

Wortwell Core, Community Centre IP20 0HS  - 

Open to the public between 2pm - 5pm. Free Admission

Come along and pick up a bargain, refreshments and toilet facilities will be available.

Or sell your household clutter and make some money. Pre-book private cars £5.00 or Vans/Trailers £8.00 - set up from 1pm.

Contact 01986 788511 or wortwellcore@gmail.com

October 2019

Ladies Evening Group

Ladies Evening Group

Wednesday 16th October 2019

 'OUR 52 YEARS IN SOUTH AFRICA', Fred and Shirley Keywood


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


2019 Programme:-  

20th Nov, ANNUAL DINNER - TBA

4th Dec, 'GABRIELLE'S GARDEN', Christmas Wreath, Gabi Reid

Halloween Family Treasure Hunt

Saturday 19th October 2019

to 31st October

Craft Fayre Rushall

Craft Fayre Rushall

Thursday 31st October 2019


Cards, locally made crafts and gifts and lots more....


10am - 2pm at The Half Moon, Rushall


Please come along and support this local event!

November 2019

Harleston Flower Club

Harleston Flower Club

Thursday 7th November 2019

Harleston Flower Club meets 2pm at Wortwell Community Centre IP20 OHS

Contact Dawn Dawson Chairman 01379 855440

Members                 "Have-a-go"

Ladies Evening Group

Ladies Evening Group

Wednesday 20th November 2019

 ANNUAL DINNER - TBA



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


2019 Programme:-  

4th Dec, 'GABRIELLE'S GARDEN', Christmas Wreath, Gabi Reid

Craft Fayre Rushall

Craft Fayre Rushall

Thursday 28th November 2019


Cards, locally made crafts and gifts and lots more....


10am - 2pm at The Half Moon, Rushall


Please come along and support this local event!

December 2019

Ladies Evening Group

Ladies Evening Group

Wednesday 4th December 2019

'GABRIELLE'S GARDEN', Christmas Wreath, Gabi Reid


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



Harleston Flower Club

Harleston Flower Club

Thursday 5th December 2019

Harleston Flower Club meets 2pm at Wortwell Community Centre IP20 OHS

Contact Dawn Dawson Chairman 01379 855440

Crystal Dyball          "Christmas Sparkle"            Competition     "A table arrangement"

January 2020

Harleston Flower Club

Harleston Flower Club

Thursday 9th January 2020

Harleston Flower Club meets 2pm at Wortwell Community Centre IP20 OHS

Contact Dawn Dawson Chairman 01379 855440

AGM and Tea

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