10 things to do in the mid and north Norfolk area this weekend

Scenes from Folk in a Field 2016 at West Acre. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Scenes from Folk in a Field 2016 at West Acre. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Stuck for something to do this weekend? Here are a few suggestions for the mid and north Norfolk area.

You could see Grease or the Rocky Horror Picture Show at Holkham. Picture: Holkham estate

You could see Grease or the Rocky Horror Picture Show at Holkham. Picture: Holkham estate - Credit: Holkham estate

Thursday - Alderman Peel High School, Wells. Screen next the sea presents Obsession, a live recording from the stage production at the Barbican Theatre in London. Starring Jude Law. 7pm, tickets £10 online at www.wellsmaltings.savoysystems.co.uk.

Friday - Holkham Hall's walled garden, outdoor cinema, Rocky Horror Picture Show presented by the Luna Cinema. Doors open 7.45pm, film 9.15pm. Food and bar available or bring your own picnics. General admission £14.50, concessions and premium rates available from www.holkham.co.uk.

Scenes from Folk in a Field 2016 at West Acre. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Scenes from Folk in a Field 2016 at West Acre. Picture: Matthew Usher.


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Saturday - Holkham Hall's walled garden, outdoor cinema, Grease presented by the Luna Cinema. Doors open 7.45pm, film 9.15pm. Food and bar available or bring your own picnics. General admission £14.50, concessions and premium rates available from www.holkham.co.uk.

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Friday, Saturday and Sunday - Folk in a Field Festival, in a woodland clearing on the West Acre estate, a diverse mix of performers from the acoustic, folk and roots music scene. Headliners Nepomuk and Creeds Cross. Also craft demonstrations and locally produced food. www.folkinafield.co.uk.

Former NCFC player Robert Fleck was the special guest at St Mary's School in Beetley summer fete. Pi

Former NCFC player Robert Fleck was the special guest at St Mary's School in Beetley summer fete. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Saturday - Beetley, Friends of St Mary's School summer fayre, 12pm to 3pm, games, races, stalls, bouncy castle, tug-of-war, refreshments.

Saturday - Dereham, King's Park pre-school summer fete, 11.30pm to 3.30pm, toy sale, stalls, bouncy castle, games, face painting, refreshments.

Lyng village hall

Lyng village hall - Credit: supplied

Saturday - East Lexham midsummer quiz, 7pm for a 7.30pm start, on the play area at East Lexham. Tickets £7 per person, which includes an item from the BBQ. Bring your own drinks and nibbles. Maximum teams of six, contact Emma Barratt on (01328) 700652 or Carol Hood on (01328) 700964, or come on the night. It is held outside in a marquee, so please note the weather on the day. All monies raised will go directly to helping the annual maintenance of the play area.

Sunday - Lyng Fling and car boot sale, 12pm to 3pm, Lyng sports Field, behind the Village Hall, Richmond Place. Food and drink, fun and games, attractions and displays, goods and crafts stalls, 01603 872238 or email: lyngfling@mail.com.

Walsingham Primary School. Picture: Ian Burt

Walsingham Primary School. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: IAN BURT

Sunday - Walsingham Primary School, fete, craft rair and car boot sale, raffle 1st Prize 43' TV, football raffle 1st prize signed framed England away shirt, stalls, display of birds of prey, vintage cars and bikes, dance display, performance by the children, fire engine and police car and more. Free entry.

Sunday - Mileham open gardens, 11am to 4pm, 12 varied open gardens, large and small, established and new, refreshments and maps in the Village Hall, £3 per person, proceeds to the Village Hall.

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