Diary Dates

Bluebell Guided Walk

1st

1st Bluebell Guided Walk, Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden, School Road, South Walsham NR13 6DZ, 11am. Guided walk through woodland garden to Sotshole Broad nature reserve. 4½-miles round trip. Included in garden entry, adult £6.50, concessions £5.90, children £3.75 (under-5 free). Tel:01603 270449, www.fairhavengarden.co.uk

MAY
1

Alpine Garden Society East Anglia Show

7th

7th Alpine Garden Society East Anglia Show, Wymondham High School. Nurseries attending from all over the country, plant sales from 10am. Show opens 11.30am. Entry £2.50. Further information from show secretary, John Foster, Gable House, Redisham, Beccles NR34 8NE or 01502 575298.

MAY
7

Norwich Music Society

9th

9th Norwich Music Society, Friends Meeting House, Upper Goat Lane, Norwich NR2 1EW. Andy Kirkham and his Band “Moxy Garbanzo,” play music with an eastern European tinge and are an unusual combination of tuba, accordion, sax guitar and vocals. An informal society for listening to mostly classical music, generally from CD recordings, £3 admission. Meets on the first Monday in each month.

MAY
9

Norwich Opera Club

12th

12th and 26th Norwich Opera Club, Assembly House Norwich, 7pm. A friendly and sociable club for anyone who enjoys watching and listening to opera. May 12. CD presentation – Hugh the Drover by Ralph Vaughan Williams. May 26. DVD presentation – Arabella by Richard Strauss. Everyone welcome. First visit free. Contact Greta 01603 624537.

MAY
12

A Wild Night at the Museum of the Broads

13th

13th A Wild Night at the Museum of the Broads, Stalham Staithe, NR12 9DA. Wildlife activities for all, 48pm. Free entry. Falcon. North Norfolk Stories/ Museums at Night/ Broads Outdoors. Tel: 01692 581681 www.museumofthebroads.org.uk

MAY
13

Open Garden

14th

14th Open Garden,10am-5pm, The Laburnums, St James Sth Elmham, Suffolk IP19 0HN (will be signed on junctions).
Enjoy the garden and also the Waveney Valley Brass Ensemble, 3pm to 4pm. Plant stall, books, cakes, raffle, Bar-B-Q. £2 admission, inc tea and biscuit, 50p children under supervision. In aid of the Help4Heroes and other charities.

MAY
14

Beccles Choral Society

22nd

22nd Beccles Choral Society, St Michael’s Church, Beccles, 4.30pm. Doors open 3.45pm, entrance £12.50. Haydn’s Creation. Conductor: Geoff Lavery. Tickets from Beccles Book Shop, any choir member or at the door. Tel: 01502 711601.

MAY
22

Luke Wright

24th

24th What I Learned from Johnny Bevan, by Luke Wright, Norwich Arts Centre [Live] Art Club at Norfolk & Norwich Festival, 8pm. Multi-award winning, searingly relevant political drama from leading poet Wright. £12, concessions £10. Tel: 01603 660352, www.norwichartscentre.co.uk

MAY
24

Nathan Carter & his band

25th

25th Nathan Carter & his band, The Apex, 1 Charter Square, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 3FD, 8pm. The hottest property on the Irish music scene, Nathan has brought a new generation of fans to country music. Tel: 01284 758000, www.theapex.co.uk

MAY
25

Exhibition of vestments

28th

28th-30th Exhibition of vestments, St Nicholas’ Parish Church, North Walsham, 10am-5pm (12-5pm Sunday). “Wrought about with many colours”. Funds raised will go towards the First World War East Window restoration project. Silks and brocades in rich jewel colours among over 100 examples of ecclesiastical robes collected over centuries from Norfolk and Britain. Opening drinks reception, Fri, May 27, 7pm (£10, inc catalogue). Tickets from No1 Market Place. Needed: Good condition white sheets for the displays. Label them if you would like them returned. Contact: Stephen Whittleton sten959ecw@gmail.com or Russell Solly, 01692 402489. www.saint-nicholas.org.uk

MAY
28

Wymondham Town Busking Day

28th

28th Wymondham Town Busking Day, 11am to 2pm. Musicians perform all over the town centre creating a wonderful atmosphere. If you have never busked before do come along and join in the fun. Individual musicians and groups are very welcome and should register in the Market Place from 11am, or call 01953 333500. Event organised by Wymondham Music Festival.
www.wymfest.org.uk

12 gardens open

29th

29th-30th Approximately 12 gardens open from 11am to 5pm in aid of St Margaret’s Church, Topcroft. Refreshments available all day, free parking. Church open on both days. Topcroft Hall Gardens open – six-acre garden with 500-year-old mulberry tree under which Margery Brewes wrote the first Valentine Card to John Paston, wooded gardens and extensive herbaceous borders. Weatherley Buggy free transport from Topcroft Hall gates to the hall gardens. Free vintage bus transport around the village. £4 entry on the day including map. Guide dogs only.

MAY
29

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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