Diary Dates

The Suffolk Regiment Reunion


2nd The Suffolk Regiment Reunion of the ‘Old boys’ from Cyprus 1957/9, Old Gibraltar Barracks, Newmarket Road, Bury St Edmunds, 11am. Celebration of the Battle of Minden (1759). Wives and families welcome.


Norfolk Smallholders Training Group (NSTG)


2nd Norfolk Smallholders Training Group (NSTG) National Trust Sheringham Park, 10am to 4pm. NSTG members free, non-members £5 (children U16 free) includes car parking and access to the park. Everything smallholding, self sufficiency and traditional crafts.

Norwich Opera Club

6th and 20th

6th and 20th Norwich Opera Club, Assembly House, 7pm. August 6, DVD presentation – Bizet’s The Pearl Fishers; August 20, CD presentation – Singers of the Verismo. Everyone welcome. A friendly and sociable club for anyone who enjoys watching and listening to opera. First visit free. Tel: Greta, 01603 624537.



Sunday Afternoon Concert: Norfolk Jazz Quartet


9th Sunday Afternoon Concert: Norfolk Jazz Quartet, Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden, School Road, South Walsham NR13 6DZ, 2pm to 4pm. Swinging jazz standards and melodic music from the Great American Song Book. Included in garden entry – adults £6.20, concessions £5.70, child £3.65 (U5 free). Tel: 01603 270449,


Iceni Choir


9th Iceni Choir at the Whinburgh Music Festival, Home Farm Barn, Whinburgh NR19 1QR, 7.30pm. An afternoon of singing to include Vivaldi Gloria and the Mozart Requiem, with the Whinburgh festival Orchestra. Singers with knowledge of both works are invited to rehearse, then perform in the evening concert with the choir, orchestra and leading soloists. Rehearsals 2-5pm. Tel: Liz Cooper email lizcooper56@icloud.com or www.whinburghmusicfestival.co.uk

Drayton Village Hall


15th Drayton Village Hall, Pond Lane, VJ+70 Anniversary. Art exhibition at hall, 10.30am-12.30pm, children’s activities and refreshments, 2.30-4pm, Giovanni will accompany tea and cakes with his music of the period on his piano accordion. Grand Carnival Dance, 8pm, will be the climax of the day. Tickets £6.50, Icon Estate Agents, Fakenham Road, Taverham. Inquiries, tel: 01603 864278.


Fundraising event in aid of East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices


15th Fundraising event in aid of East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH), The Lighthouse, 62 Cromer Road, Sheringham NR26 8RT, 7.30pm. Music by Haley Moyses Britgrass Three, “a hot string picking sound not to be missed”. Raffle, café open. Tickets £10 from The Lighthouse Office, 9.30am-1pm Tues-Thurs, tel: 01328 862581.

STRANDS Exhibition


21st-24th STRANDS Exhibition at The Lady Chapel, Holy Trinity Church, The Green, Long Melford, Suffolk, CO10 2DT, 10am-5pm daily. Textile Art including classic and contemporary stitching, beadwork, ceramics and botanical drawings by the six members of the STRANDS Group. Free admission. Tel: 01206 240174.


Alburgh Village Hall


22nd Alburgh Village Hall, dance to Mark Steele’s live music, 7.30pm. Mark is a professional entertainer with music from 1950s onwards. Tickets only £5 each (includes nibbles) from Pat 01986788510/Julie 01986788934. Bar & Raffle.


North Elmham Flower Festival


29th-31st North Elmham Flower Festival in church – 10am-6pm daily. Refreshments, village stall, raffle, tombola, bric a brac, book stall, mini-Monet Art4All (children’s activity), climb the tower, teddy zip-wire (children’s activity), organ and music recitals, flower-arranging demonstration (Sunday pm), art exhibition by two local art clubs and individual artists, craft & produce market (Sat & Sun). Festival Concert 7pm Saturday (classical music concert – tickets £10). Musical Showcase 5.30pm, Sunday (free admission).Car boot sale 8am Monday. NR20 5JU, www.elmhamchurchgroupnorfolk.org.uk


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