Events




 

July 2019

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

Dementia Friends Session

Dementia Friends Session

Tuesday 16th July 2019

Dementia Friends Sessions give people an understanding of Dementia and the small things that you can do that makes a positive difference to those living with Dementia.


Come and join us at Harleston Information Plus, 8 Exchange Street, 2.30pm, with Reverend Norman Steer.  Just one hour with a cuppa and a biscuit.


Informal, Friendly, Positive and Free


Call 01379 851917, or just come along on the day.

Harleston and District Dementia Friendly Community

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

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. 

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

Swan Hotel Quiz Night

Swan Hotel Quiz Night

Friday 19th July 2019

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)

This month's charity is for Sue Rayner via Gofund Me (Wild animals Birds, Hedgehogs etc)

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

Exchange 2 Sports Day

Exchange 2 Sports Day

Saturday 20th July 2019

Exchange 2  Sports Day & Free BBQ at the Cabin on the Rec.

Sports running 11am - 4pm  with a Sports Coach.

Table tennis, table football, basketball, cricket, tennis, football, pool 

All Ages Welcome

Billingford Windmill

Billingford Windmill

Sunday 21st July 2019

Billingford Windmill IP21 9HL   ---   Open For Tours    12.00  -  16.00  (Last Tour 15.15)

Admission  - Adults £3.00, Seniors £2.00.   Children over 3 years free

Free parking and admission to to common

Light refreshmenst from Shepherd's Hut.

Details contact Mill Custodians Julie & Herbert  01379 853967

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!

Aestival 2019 Summer Fair

Aestival 2019 Summer Fair

Sunday 28th July 2019

Showcasing the best of Norfolk at one of our most beautiful gardens as part of NorfolkDay

10am - 4pm

Entry (including parking) Free to card-carrying CPRE members. Unders 13's Drivers of Classic cars.

Otherwise only £5 a head

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)


Starston Jubilee Hall

Starston Jubilee Hall

Thursday 15th August 2019

The Made2Measure Theatre Company in "The Madrigal Murders"

Harleston-based Made2Measure Theatre Company return to Starston to perform their new one-act play, a tale of murder, music and buccaneers.

Starston Jubilee Hall, Harleston Road, Starston IP20 9NL. The performance starts at 8.00pm, with the doors open at 7.15pm. Tickets cost £5 and can be booked in advance from Joy Brooks on 01379 854755 or joybrooks2007@yahoo.co.uk

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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