Events




 

June 2017

Park Radio

Friday 30th June 2017

Quiz Night at The Old Ram, Tivetshall St Mary

7.30pm start. Teams of 4 - Entry £3.00 per person

Everyone Welcome

To reserve your place email  chris@parkradion.co.uk

Starston Jubilee Hall

Friday 30th June 2017

An evening of Nostalgia and Comedy with Mr Donny Andrews

Starts 7.30pm  - Tickets £8.00 includes refreshment and one drink. (others may be purchased)

Available from - Mr  J Formston 01379 853042   --- Mrs R Cawcutt  01379 852087

Jule & Herbert 01379 853967

All prpceeds to St Margaret's improvement fund

July 2017

Alburgh Fete

Saturday 1st July 2017

Starts from 2pm on the playing field

See the Owls and Raptors. Teas - Books - Crafts - Plants -Games - Raffle - Gifts Pick a Jar - Ice Cream and Toys

Alburgh Church Fete

Saturday 1st July 2017

Starts 2pm on the Playing Field

See the Owls and Raptors. Teas - Books - Crafts - Plants -Games - Raffle - Gifts Pick a Jar - Ice Cream and Toys

Pink Ladies Tractor run

Sunday 2nd July 2017

The 14th annual Pink Ladies Tractor run will be coming through Harleston. They leave Thorpe Abbotts Airfield at 11.30am. Arrival in Harleston around midday. Always a popular event with people lining the streets to greet the ladies on their tractors. The run raises funds for Cancer Research UK (Breast Cancer appeal)

An event not to be missed!

South Norfolk on Show

Sunday 2nd July 2017

Make a day of it starts 11am to 4pm

South Norfolk Council Offices, Long Stratton, NR15 2XE

www.south-norfolk.gov.uk/onshow

Harleston Camera Club

Monday 3rd July 2017

Camera Club meet i the Studio Rooms, Archbishoip Sancroft High School, IP20 9DD

Times are 7.15pm till 9,15pm. Doors open at 7pm with a break for refreshments

Schedule of events will be updated throughout the year and can be found on the Harleston Camera club website and facebook

Harleston Flower Club

Thursday 6th July 2017

Harleston Flower Club - held at Wortwell Community Centre - Starts 2pm

For information contact Jenni Baker - 01986 782377

Event - Mrs Jo Poulter   "Over the Rainbow"        Ex:- Summer garland   

Park Radio

Saturday 8th July 2017

Gislingham Summer Fayre

Baby & Child First Aid

Baby & Child First Aid

Saturday 8th July 2017

1-3pm at Harleston Information Centre


It is with great thanks to the Co-op Members that we are able to offer this FREE Baby & Child First Aid course for parents and grandparents.


Would you know how to spot meningitis, treat a burn or help a child who is choking?

Mini First Aid are holding a 2 hour class that covers CPR, Choking, Meningitis, Febrile Convulsions, Bleeding, Burns, Breaks and Head Injuries.


Please contact Lucy Marjoram at the Information Centre to book your place on 01379 851920.

Table Top Sale

Sunday 9th July 2017

10am - 2pm   --Lovet Close Cul De Sac IP20 9HJ off Jays Green

Clothes toys, books, tools, bric-a-brac and more.

Come and find some great bargains

South Norfolk Older People's Forum

Wednesday 12th July 2017

10am for coffee for 10.15 start at South Norfolk Council offices, Council Chamber,Cygnet Court, Long Stratton, NR15 2XE

Main topics of the meeting will include - Macmillan Cancer Services who want to know what you need fron them and how they can provide for you in the future if needed, so come armed ready with your questions.

Mens' Sheds and Local Arthritis Case Support services

How the Fire Services can help Older People

Time will be allowed for the usual question and answer session after each talk.

If you find it difficult to get to the meeting, free transport could be available from where you live. To take advantage of this please call Ann Baker on 01508 481819 by 5pm on 3rd July.

The meeting is expected to close by 12.30pm 

Harleston Flower Club

Thursday 13th July 2017

Harleston Flower Club - held at Wortwell Community Centre - Starts 2pm

For information contact Jenni Baker - 01986 782377

Event -    Strawberry Tea

Sports Day & BBQ

Sports Day & BBQ

Saturday 15th July 2017

11am-4pm at The Cabin on the Recreation Ground, Harleston

 

Exchange 2 are holding their annual Sports Day & BBQ.  A variety of fun sports will be running throughout the day with a qualified Sports Coach along with a free BBQ. 

 

All ages welcome, please come along.

Harleston Garage and Yard Sale

Sunday 16th July 2017

Harleston Garage and Yard Sale 

Sunday 16th July, 10am - 2pm


Maps available on the day for 50p each, with money going to Nelson's Journey, a charity supporting children in Norfolk. 

Maps available from:

- Toft - The Original Factory Shop - London Road, Harleston, Norfolk, IP20 9BZ. Open from 10.30am 

-Mc Colls - Markey Place, Harleston, IP20 9AD. Open from 6am 

- or from 23 Briar Road, Harleston, IP20 9DU 


If you are interested in having a sale please contact Marina Webb on 07776 339340

Harleston Camera Club

Monday 17th July 2017

Camera Club meet i the Studio Rooms, Archbishoip Sancroft High School, IP20 9DD

Times are 7.15pm till 9,15pm. Doors open at 7pm with a break for refreshments

Schedule of events will be updated throughout the year and can be found on the Harleston Camera club website and facebook

Ladies Evening Group

Wednesday 19th July 2017

Evening Group meets every third Wednesday in the month at 7.30pm at the Methodist Church Hall, Harleston.

Unless otherwise stated. All Ladies very welcome  come and join us.

President :- Mrs Beryl Phillips. 01379 852859

Event :- "A BISHOP, a QUAKER & a ROLL OF WIRE NETTING  - Talk/slides  -  Barbara Miller

U3A - Jane Paley 'So you thought you knew about Tea!'

Wednesday 19th July 2017

Harleston U3A meet at the Masonic Rooms, Harleston, IP20 9EN at 2pm. For further information including contact details please visit - https://u3asites.org.uk/harleston/contact 

'So you thought you knew about Tea!' - a talk by Jane Paley. This will be an interactive gallop through some fascinating facts about tea, your everyday necessary cuppa to revive, freshen or simply excuse for a good chat. We’ll look at tea as a health aid, the interesting history and types of tea - and sheep dung will be mentioned (with a historical connection with tea)

Careers Advice

Thursday 20th July 2017

9.30am - 3.30pm at the Information Centre


A professional Careers Adviser will be holding 1:1 appointments offering additional support to anyone looking for work or seeking a change of career. 


Please call Lucy Marjoram to book your  free place on 01379 851920 or email jobsclub@harleston-norfolk.org.uk

Alburgh Village Cinema

Friday 21st July 2017

Alburgh Village Cinema presents  Hacksaw Ridge (rated 15) on Friday 21st July 2017

The showing will take place at Alburgh Village Hall, Low Road, Alburgh
IP20 0DB

Doors & bar open 6:30pm
Film starts 7:30pm
Ices available during the interval

Adults £4
Children under 16 £2

Park Radio

Saturday 22nd July 2017

Diss Festival 2017

Park Radio

Sunday 23rd July 2017

Diss Festival 2017

Harleston FIlms Presents 'Hidden Figures'

Thursday 27th July 2017

Showing at the Masonic Lodge, Thoroughfare, Harleston

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

Seats are £4, pay on entry but please book in advance with Harleston Information Plus, 01379 851917

Tea, coffee and ice creams available during the interval

Eye Arts Guild

Thursday 27th July 2017

Summer Exhibition

At Blacksmith's Cottage Nursery, Langmere Road, Dickleburgh, IP21 4A

Open daily 10am -4pm  Closed on Mondays

August 2017

Harleston Flower Club

Thursday 3rd August 2017

Harleston Flower Club - held at Wortwell Community Centre - Starts 2pm

For information contact Jenni Baker - 01986 782377

Event -    Garden Party

Park Radio

Sunday 6th August 2017

Diss Heritage Transport Fayre

Harleston Camera Club

Monday 7th August 2017

Camera Club meet i the Studio Rooms, Archbishoip Sancroft High School, IP20 9DD

Times are 7.15pm till 9,15pm. Doors open at 7pm with a break for refreshments

Schedule of events will be updated throughout the year and can be found on the Harleston Camera club website and facebook

U3A - Stephen Poulter 'Theobalds Park - From Private House to Country House Hotel'

Wednesday 16th August 2017

Harleston U3A meet at the Masonic Rooms, Harleston, IP20 9EN at 2pm. For further information including contact details please visit - https://u3asites.org.uk/harleston/contact 

' THEOBALDS PARK: From Private Mansion to Country House Hotel' - Following the success of his previous talk on Theobalds Palace, Stephen Poulter returns to tell the story of the elegant new stately home built on Theobalds estate in the mid18th century and the families who lived there over the next 200 years. In tale of seduction, corruption, snobbery and insanity we learn about the scandalous Lady Valerie Meux who allegedly entrapped the heir to a brewing fortune into marriage and became Lady of the Manor, hosting lavish house parties, entertaining leading politicians and royalty, setting up her own private zoo, and even buying a racehorse which went on to win the Derby.

Billingford Windmill

Saturday 19th August 2017

As part of the Harleston and Waveney Festival, Billingford Windmill, in conjunction with 100th Bomb Group Museum, Thorpe Abbotts commemorating "Invasion" by USAAF 8th Air Force 

The Mill will be open 11.00 - 16.00-------Tours 11.00 - 15.30

Teddy Parachute Drops 12.00 and 14.00 -----Prize for Teddy Travelling furthest

On the common Ex WW2 American vehicles with re enactment drivers, American cars, Ex USAF personal, Dickebees, see Honey Bees at work, The Norfolk Whittler, A fascinating craftman.

Free parking and admission to common

Light refreshments from ~Shepherd's hut

Details contact Mill Custodians Julie & Herbert 01379 853967

Billingford Windmill is owned by Norfolk County Council

Harleston Camera Club

Monday 21st August 2017

Camera Club meet i the Studio Rooms, Archbishoip Sancroft High School, IP20 9DD

Times are 7.15pm till 9,15pm. Doors open at 7pm with a break for refreshments

Schedule of events will be updated throughout the year and can be found on the Harleston Camera club website and facebook

Harleston Ukulele American Concert

Tuesday 22nd August 2017

King Georges Hall, Tuesday 22nd August, 2017 at 2.30 pm.  

Harleston U3A Ukuleles present an American themed concert.  Part will be paying tribute to those American servicemen who worked and flew from local airfields during WW2.  There will be tributes and anecdotal dialogue. An afternoon of nostalgia, ukulele favorites’ and ‘rock n roll’.

U3A - Waveney Valley Study Group - Some Coaching Inns of the Waveney Valley

Wednesday 23rd August 2017

Harleston U3A meet at the Masonic Rooms, Harleston, IP20 9EN at 2pm. For further information including contact details please visit - https://u3asites.org.uk/harleston/contact 

Talk as part of the festival programme - To be held at King Georges Hall at 2.30pm - 'Some Coaching Inns of the Waveney Valley' - This is the Waveney Valley Study Group's presentation of some of the many and very varied Coaching Inns in our Waveney Valley towns, detailing their stories, their significance and their prominence in our local communities.

Harleston & Waveney Festival

Thursday 24th August 2017

DISCO for Children 7 --10 years, at King Georges Hall betwwn 4pm - 7pm

Tickets £5.00  - Free food and drink

Tickets available from Harleston Information Plus

September 2017

Harleston Camera Club

Monday 4th September 2017

Camera Club meet i the Studio Rooms, Archbishoip Sancroft High School, IP20 9DD

Times are 7.15pm till 9,15pm. Doors open at 7pm with a break for refreshments

Schedule of events will be updated throughout the year and can be found on the Harleston Camera club website and facebook

Harleston Flower Club

Thursday 7th September 2017

Harleston Flower Club - held at Wortwell Community Centre - Starts 2pm

For information contact Jenni Baker - 01986 782377

Event -    Mr Nick Grounds  "Rhubard and Roses"         (Our Diamond Anniversary)

Harleston Camera Club

Monday 18th September 2017

Camera Club meet i the Studio Rooms, Archbishoip Sancroft High School, IP20 9DD

Times are 7.15pm till 9,15pm. Doors open at 7pm with a break for refreshments

Schedule of events will be updated throughout the year and can be found on the Harleston Camera club website and facebook

Event - Judging for the third round of the Maggie Wilson photo challenge

Ladies Evening Group

Wednesday 20th September 2017

Evening Group meets every third Wednesday in the month at 7.30pm at the Methodist Church Hall, Harleston.

Unless otherwise stated. All Ladies very welcome  come and join us.

President :- Mrs Beryl Phillips. 01379 852859

Event :- AGM  -  Quiz  -Fish & Chip Supper






U3A - Nick Sanderson 'The Broads Authority - its History & Future'

Wednesday 20th September 2017

Nick Sanderson will give a talk on 'The Broads Authority - its History and Future' - full details to follow

October 2017

Harleston Camera Club

Monday 2nd October 2017

Camera Club meet i the Studio Rooms, Archbishoip Sancroft High School, IP20 9DD

Times are 7.15pm till 9,15pm. Doors open at 7pm with a break for refreshments

Schedule of events will be updated throughout the year and can be found on the Harleston Camera club website and facebook

Harleston Flower Club

Thursday 5th October 2017

Harleston Flower Club - held at Wortwell Community Centre - Starts 2pm

For information contact Jenni Baker - 01986 782377

Event -   Mrs Brenda Tubb  "Another fine mess"    ---Ex  "Twisted and Tangled"

Bring a friend +cake stall

Harleston Camera Club

Monday 16th October 2017

Camera Club meet i the Studio Rooms, Archbishoip Sancroft High School, IP20 9DD

Times are 7.15pm till 9,15pm. Doors open at 7pm with a break for refreshments

Schedule of events will be updated throughout the year and can be found on the Harleston Camera club website and facebook

Ladies Evening Group

Wednesday 18th October 2017

Evening Group meets every third Wednesday in the month at 7.30pm at the Methodist Church Hall, Harleston.

Unless otherwise stated. All Ladies very welcome  come and join us.

President :- Mrs Beryl Phillips. 01379 852859

Event :- "Natural Skin Care"  -  Talk/Demo  - Helen Chapman

U3A - Ian Hunter - 'Odd Job - The Life & Times of a Reluctant Submariner'

Wednesday 18th October 2017

U3A member Ian Hunter covers the time from joining the "Old Navy" in 1966 through to leaving the less "fun" Navy of 1988.
It will also shed light on the abolition of "the tot" in 1970 and the introduction of new structures.

Most of the presentation will cover "Hunter killer" submarines, their role, and what it was like living on them.

November 2017

Harleston Flower Club

Thursday 2nd November 2017

Harleston Flower Club - held at Wortwell Community Centre - Starts 1.30 - 4pm

For information contact Jenni Baker - 01986 782377

Workshop  -  Wreath making

 



Harleston Flower Club

Thursday 2nd November 2017

Harleston Flower Club - held at Wortwell Community Centre - Starts 2pm

For information contact Jenni Baker - 01986 782377

Event -   Members  "Have-a-go"

Harleston Camera Club

Monday 6th November 2017

Camera Club meet i the Studio Rooms, Archbishoip Sancroft High School, IP20 9DD

Times are 7.15pm till 9,15pm. Doors open at 7pm with a break for refreshments

Schedule of events will be updated throughout the year and can be found on the Harleston Camera club website and facebook

Ladies Evening Group

Wednesday 15th November 2017

Evening Group meets every third Wednesday in the month at 7.30pm at the Methodist Church Hall, Harleston.

Unless otherwise stated. All Ladies very welcome  come and join us.

President :- Mrs Beryl Phillips. 01379 852859

Event :- Annual Dinner  - T.B.A

U3A - Sally Dearman-Cummings 'Women Can Fly'

Wednesday 15th November 2017

From following in her brother's footsteps jumping from the landing window to out of perfectly serviceable aeroplanes, Sally saw the light and became a pilot, first civil and later military.
In this talk she shares what led her to becoming the first woman through the RAF's fast-jet flying training.

Harleston Camera Club

Monday 20th November 2017

Camera Club meet i the Studio Rooms, Archbishoip Sancroft High School, IP20 9DD

Times are 7.15pm till 9,15pm. Doors open at 7pm with a break for refreshments

Schedule of events will be updated throughout the year and can be found on the Harleston Camera club website and facebook

Event - Annual General Meeting

December 2017

Harleston Camera Club

Monday 4th December 2017

Camera Club meet i the Studio Rooms, Archbishoip Sancroft High School, IP20 9DD

Times are 7.15pm till 9,15pm. Doors open at 7pm with a break for refreshments

Schedule of events will be updated throughout the year and can be found on the Harleston Camera club website and facebook

Event - Judging for the   forth round of the Maggie Wilson photo challenge

Ladies Evening Group

Wednesday 6th December 2017

Evening Group meets every third Wednesday in the month at 7.30pm at the Methodist Church Hall, Harleston.

Unless otherwise stated. All Ladies very welcome  come and join us.

President :- Mrs Beryl Phillips. 01379 852859

Event :- "The Dentones"  - Singing Group

Harleston Flower Club

Thursday 7th December 2017

Harleston Flower Club - held at Wortwell Community Centre - Starts 2pm

For information contact Jenni Baker - 01986 782377

Event -  Mrs Adele Kent   "Christmas is coming"       Ex  "Advent ring"

Harleston Camera Club

Monday 11th December 2017

Camera Club meet i the Studio Rooms, Archbishoip Sancroft High School, IP20 9DD

Times are 7.15pm till 9,15pm. Doors open at 7pm with a break for refreshments

Schedule of events will be updated throughout the year and can be found on the Harleston Camera club website and facebook

Event - Presentation evening including judging for the Gilbert Clarke trophy for Landscapes abd the Shirley Wilson Memorial trophy for Wildlife and Nature.

U3A - Christmas social

Wednesday 13th December 2017

Xmas social

January 2018

Harleston Flower Club

Thursday 11th January 2018

Harleston Flower Club - held at Wortwell Community Centre - Starts 2pm

For information contact Jenni Baker - 01986 782377

Event -  AGM and Tea

U3A - Ruth Walker 'Why Ring Birds'

Wednesday 17th January 2018

Ruth Walker from the British Ornithologicial Society gives a talk describing how bird ringing started, how it has expanded and the main focus of gathering information on the survival & productivity of birds, showing how this data helps us understand more about the lives of our birds.

February 2018

U3A - Roger Kennel 'Willian Pretty & Son - A Suffolk Family and Corset Manufacturer'

Wednesday 21st February 2018

Roger Kennel tells the story of William Pretty, his son, and their part in the major Ipswich store of Footman Pretty. The associated factory was claimed to be the first of its kind in the country, producing a great range of corsets in innovative styles which were exported all over the world.

March 2018

U3A - Peter Davidson 'Ups & Downs - Barnardo's Foster Children in East Anglia 1890 - 1950'

Wednesday 21st March 2018

Peter Davidson gives a talk exploring the stories of the thousands of children boarded out with families in rural East Anglia, some of whom ended up a long way from home while others still live close to where they were brought up.

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