Diary Dates

Norwich Opera Club

2nd

2nd, 16th and 30th, Norwich Opera Club, Assembly House, 7pm. Everyone welcome. First visit free. Contact Greta 01603 624537. A friendly and sociable club for anyone who loves watching and listening to opera. 2nd, CD presentation – Members’ Choice; 16th, CD presentation – Verdi and Shakespeare; 30th: DVD presentation.

OCT
2

Alburgh village hall

4th

Alburgh village hall, a mixture of Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jnr, Dean Martin “The Rat Pack” Michael Buble, Tom Jones etc. Doors open 7pm for 8pm start. Tickets in advance only £12 each (includes buffet) from Pat, 01986788510 /Julie, 01986788934. Bar/raffle.

OCT
4

Nar Valley Art Group art exhibition

4th

4th-5th Nar Valley Art Group art exhibition with art and craft sales, All Saints’ Church, Narborough, 10am-4pm. Refreshments available Tel: Molly Pocknell, 01760 337507.

Walk with a fork

5th

Walk with a fork, Senowe Park, 11am-4pm. Eight-mile charity walk for Ormiston Families, Senowe Park. Local producers have created food stops along the way with some of the finest food and drink the county has to offer. Call 01473 to book your place or go to  www.ormiston.org/walkwithafork.

OCT
5

Norwich Music Society

6th

Norwich Music Society, Friends Meeting House, Upper Goat Lane Norwich NR2 1EW, 7.30-c10pm. An informal society for lovers of mostly Classical music, from CD recordings. £3 admission.Tel Brian 07941 977703 or Andrew 07799 258715. Music of the Americas, including George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue.

OCT
6

The Merchant Navy in the Battle of the Atlantic

7th

The Merchant Navy in the Battle of the Atlantic, John Johnson-Allen, Debenham History Society. Regular lectures in Room 31, Debenham High School, Gracechurch Street, Debenham, IP14 6BL. 7.30pm, fee £3 per lecture, inc soft drink or tea/coffee in the interval. Enquiries: Clive Cook, chairman, 01728 861754: debenhamhistory@sky.com

OCT
7

Harwich International Sea Shanty weekend

10th

10th-12th Harwich International Sea Shanty weekend, Music and singing throughout the town. A full weekend of shanties and sea songs in the historic seaport of Old Harwich. Singers and instrumentalists from Britain and Europe, and other displays of a nautical nature. www.harwichshantyfestival.co.uk

OCT
10

Orchid Society of East Anglia Autumn Show

12th

Orchid Society of East Anglia Autumn Show, Eaton Parish Hall, Colman Road, Norwich, NR47AW, 10am to 4pm. Adults £2, under-18s free. Contact Jack Butcher 01603 466535.

OCT
12

Tracks Charity Ploughing

12th

Tracks Charity Ploughing in aid of Big C Centre No 281730, 10.30am onwards. Holt Road, North Elmham. Tel: Neville, 07881 805368.

Flopsical

17th

17th, 31st, November 1st Flopsical. If you love musical theatre, you love Flopsical, a celebration of flop musicals from Broadway and the West End. Stars Anglia TV presenter Helen McDermott and Adrian Wright. At the following venues: Wingfield Barns, Wingfield, Friday 17th, 7.30pm, tel: 01379 384505; Hellesdon Community Centre, Norwich, 31st, 7.30pm, tel: 01603 427675; South Walsham Village Hall, Sat Nov 1st, 7.30pm. Tel: 01603 630000.

OCT
17

General knowledge quiz night

18th

General knowledge quiz night, The Red Feather Club, Horham. £5 per person on the door, inc food. Teams of four preferred. Tel Gary Lamoureux, 01379 853554. Open day, Sunday October 26. Entry free, museum open 10am to 4pm. The Red Feather Club is run by the 95th Bomb Group Heritage Association.Tel: 01728 860930, www.95thbg-horham.com

OCT
18

The Huntingdonshire Philatelic Society

25th

The Huntingdonshire Philatelic Society Stamp/Postcard Fair, Corn Exchange, The Pavement, St Ives PE27 5AD, 10am-3pm. Free admission. Buying and selling. Tel: 01480 468037.

OCT
25

RSPB Bird Day

28th

RSPB Bird Day, Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden, School Road, South Walsham NR13 6DZ, 11am-3pm. Garden entry: £6.10 adult, £5.60 concessions, £3.60 child (under-5 free) Tel: 01603 270449, www.fairhavengarden.co.uk

OCT
28

Children’s Halloween Trail

31st

31st, November 1st-2nd Children’s Halloween Trail, The Museum of the Broads, Stalham Staithe, NR12 9DA.A fun trail around the museum with a creepy prize. Take a river trip on steam launch, ‘Falcon’, on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Group bookings always welcome, tel 01692 581681, www.museumofthebroads.org.uk

OCT
31

All listings correct when published on the Let's Talk website, but subject to change. Please contact organisers and venues directly.

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