Diary Dates

Salute to Sinatra and the Swing Legends


4th Salute to Sinatra and the Swing Legends, The Apex, 1 Charter Square, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 3FD, 7.30pm. Matthew Ford returns to the Apex in Sinatra’s centenary year with a show celebrating Ol’ Blue Eyes and the Swing Legends. £19 Tel: 01284 758000, www.theapex.co.uk


Hockwold Country Fair


5th Hockwold Country Fair, 10am-5pm, Wilton Farm, Main Street, Hockwold, Thetford IP26 4NA. A fun day out for all the family. Main ring acts, stalls and exhibitors, steam engines, classic cars and motorcycles, vintage tractors. Adults £4, under-16s £1 (under-fives go free). For information check out Facebook page or website www.hockwoldcountryfair.co.uk


Garden Open at Gable House


5th Garden Open at Gable House, Redisham, Beccles NR34 8NE for The National Gardens Scheme 11am-5pm. Admission £4. A one-acre Plantsman’s garden full of rare and interesting trees, shrubs and perennials. Now in its 40th year of opening for NGS. Refreshments and plants for sale. Tel 01502 575298.

Norwich Music Society


6th Norwich Music Society, Friends Meeting House, Upper Goat Lane Norwich NR2 1EW. An informal society for listening to mostly classical music, generally from CD recordings, £3 admission. Meets on the first Monday in each month. ‘Patron’s Programme’. Famous composer and conductor, John Rutter, will recount more anecdotes from his long and continuing career and play selections from his latest recordings.


Norwich Opera Club


9th and 23rd Norwich Opera Club, Assembly House, Norwich, 7pm. Everyone welcome. First visit free. June 9 – DVD presentation, Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss. June 23 – DVD presentation – Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail by Mozart. A friendly and sociable club for anyone who enjoys watching and listening to opera. Contact Greta 01603 624537.


Wymondham Music Festival


Wymondham Music Festival, Wymondham Market Place NR18 0AX, www.wymfest.org.uk, tel: 01953 333500
11th Britgrass Three, 10am to noon. Progressive bluegrass sounds from Hayley Moyses, Charles M King and Johnnie Slewfoot.
25th Brother Pit, 10am to noon. Brother Pit, Acoustic Americana from the Wild Wild East. Brother Pit is a seven-piece string band based in Norwich, playing an eclectic mix of traditional American, Irish and South American songs, more recent folk/rock classics, and original songs in a similar vein written by several members of the band.


Seraphim vocal group


19th Seraphim vocal group, Earsham Hall, Norfolk. (Father’s Day). Call the ticket hotline on 07763 527239. Tickets available at Prelude Records, St Giles Street, Norwich. Telephone: 01603 628319.


Harwich Arts Festival


June 24th – July 3rd Harwich Arts Festival. The event is a full programme of music, song and dance together with art exhibitions and other activities in the streets in the old part of Harwich. Tel: 07425 145022, Harwichfestival.co.uk


The Jimmy Cricket Variety Gala Night


24th The Jimmy Cricket Variety Gala Night, North Walsham Community Centre, 8pm. Irish comedian Jimmy Cricket performs alongside multi-instrumentalist Rachel King, who performed in last year’s Cromer Seaside Special show, and local singer Eve Bridger. Raising money for The Stroke Association. Tel: 01692 402116. Or pay on the door (if tickets available). Tickets £9 for adults, £6 for children.

Music in the Garden


26th Music in the Garden, raising money for the National Kidney Federation. The Grange, Northwold IP26 5NF. Richard Digance, BAFTA-nominated singer/entertainer, Tom Leary, fiddle player from the band Lindisfarne, and East Anglia’s folk band The Broadside Boys. Gates open 1pm. Free parking, refreshments, raffle, assistance dogs only. Admission £10 per person, under-12s free. Tel: 01366 728761.


Fairhaven Green Festival


26th Fairhaven Green Festival, 10am-5pm. Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden, School Road, South Walsham NR13 6DZ. A great, green day out. Fun environmental activities for all the family. Green living and energy advice, rural crafts, conservation charities, children’s activities, children’s entertainers, boat trips and much more. Included in garden entry, adult £6.50, concessions £5.90, children £3.75 (under 5 free). Boat trips additional charge. Tel: 01603 270449, www.fairhavengarden.co.uk

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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