Diary Dates

50 Christmas Trees in a Church


November 28th – December 6th 50 Christmas Trees in a Church Dickleburgh, 12th 50 Christmas Trees in a Church at All Saints’ Church Dickleburgh. Christmas Hope in aid of EACH (East Anglian Children’s Hospices), Norfolk & Norwich Hospital Oncology Department and the Benefice of Dickleburgh and the Pulhams. Saturday 28 November, opening ceremony at 5pm, then Sunday, November 29 to Sunday, December 6, open 10am to 7pm daily (closes 4pm on December 6). The prize-giving ceremony is at 5pm on Sunday, December 6, in the church. Entrance free, donations welcome. £1 charge for a voting slip. Tel: 01379 676256, www.50christmastrees.com


Deepdale Christmas Market


4th-6th Deepdale Christmas Market, Dalegate Market and St Mary’s Church in Burnham Deepdale, a festive weekend celebrating all that’s Christmas on the north Norfolk coast. 2pm to 8pm on Friday, 4th, then 10am to 4pm on Saturday, 5th and Sunday, 6th. Entertainment throughout the weekend; on Friday evening the first Deepdale Street Food Festival features street food, market stalls and live entertainment.


Bilton Silver (Rugby) Band


5th The Friends Of St Nicholas’ Church present David Stowell and Bilton Silver (Rugby) Band, St Nicholas’ Church Dersingham, 7.30pm. Seasonal music, decorated Christmas trees, mulled wine, mince pies. Tickets in advance £9 or £10 at the door. Refreshments included. Tel: 01485 540865/ 544866/ 609099/ 540081.


Christmas concert


5th Christmas concert by Seraphim, St Edmund’s Church, Southwold, 7.30 pm. Renowned soloists Anna Noakes (flute) and Gabriella Dall’Olio (harp) join the soaring voices of Seraphim’s female singers directed by Vetta Wise in a concert of seasonal works. Part of the Southwold Concert Series. Refreshments. Tickets from Spring Agency, Church Street, Southwold 01502 726161.

The Suffolk Regiment Xmas Reunion


6th The Suffolk Regiment Xmas Reunion, ‘old boys’ from Cyprus 1956/9 reunion, Rushbrooke Arms, Sicklesmere, Bury St Edmunds IP30 OBU, 12pm. A great way of meeting old friends. Wives are very welcome. Tel: Derek Chilvers 01473 833293 or Chris Veness 07814 948583. Derek’s memoirs are at http://cyprusscene.com/2013/04/21/16911/


Norwich Music Society


7th Norwich Music Society, Friends Meeting House, Upper Goat Lane Norwich NR2 1EW, 7.30-c10pm. An informal society for lovers of mostly classical music, generally from CD recordings, £3 admission. Meets on the first Monday in each month. December, Christmas Programme, music, poetry readings, humours recordings and carols. Tel Brian 07941 977703 or Andrew 07799 258715.


Pop Up Shops


11th-13th Pop Up Shops, Dalegate Market, Burnham Deepdale, Norfolk, PE31 8FB,10am to 4pm, but often earlier and much later. Dalegate Market will host Gentlemen’s Emporium, Norfolk Origins and Quiltessentially.


Framingham Earl Singers


12th Christmas Celebration with the Framingham Earl Singers and Soloists. The Central Baptist Church, Duke Street, Norwich NR3 3AP, 7.30pm. Audience carols. Conductor Kenneth Ian Hytch. Tickets from framinghamearlsingers.co.uk £8 in advance or £9.50 on the door. Children under 16 free.


Wymondham Choral Society


12th Wymondham Choral Society will be in Wymondham Abbey for their Christmas Concert, 7.30pm. They will be performing Gabrieli: Jubilate Deo; Purcell: Te Deum and Vivaldi: Magnificat. Some solo items and a variety of carols complete the programme and the audience will be invited to join in with some singing. In support of the local charity Sing Your Heart Out. Tickets £12 (£5 under-16s) from George Reeve Ltd, Wymondham (01953 602297) and Nuts ‘n’ Bolts, Attleborough (01953 453985) or at door.

Boxing Day Walk


26th Boxing Day Walk, Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden, South Walsham NR13 6DZ, 11am. Tour of Fairhaven Garden. Learn about the history of the woodland garden and the organic working methods still used today. Complimentary mince pie and hot mulled wine in the tearoom. Included in garden entry: £6.20 adult, £5.70 concessions, £3.65 child (under 5 free). No need to book. Tel: 01603 270449, www.fairhavengarden.co.uk


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