Diamond jubilee events in Dereham, Fakenham and Wells areas

BAWDESWELL

Sunday, June 3 – games, bring-and-share food and live music on The Street.

BEESTON

Sunday, June 3 – jamboree, School Farm, Syers Lane, 1950s vintage bus ride, 10am. Mock coronation, craft and dog shows, street party, fancy dress, bring-and-share food and music.

OLD BEETLEY

Monday, June 4 – street party, games, bring-and-share food in Church Road, 1-6pm.

BINHAM

Most Read

Sunday, June 3 – Binham Priory will host a special thanksgiving service at 11am, followed by a reception and bring-and-share picnic.

Monday, June 4 - Binham Memorial Hall there is a family cricket match and fun and games from 2pm, a traditoonal celebration tea at 3.30pm and the lighting of a jubilee beacon and fireworks at 10.01pm.

BRADENHAM

Sunday, June 3 – big lunch on The Green, noon.

Monday, June 4 – traditional village sports and games, vintage cars, music and barbecue.

BRANCASTER STAITHE

Tuesday, June 4 – Party, beacon lighting and disco at Jolly Sailors from 8pm.

DEREHAM Saturday, June 2 – 1st Dereham Scouts are leaving their HQ in London Road to walk to St Nicholas Church for a service at 11am. There will then be a picnic in the Queen Mother's Garden at noon and then a barbecue at the HQ at 6pm and a disco at 7pm.

Foxley – Families will celebrate on Saturday, June 2 on the front garden of Foxley Lodge. The free event will start at lunchtime and will include a bring-your-own barbecue or picnic, and there will be games for all ages during the afternoon.

GARVESTONE

Monday, June 4 – 1950s themed street party, games, village hall, noon-5pm. Evening entertainment from 7.30pm.

GRESSENHALL

Friday, June 1 – Scarecrow competition, The Green, 7pm.

Saturday, June 2 – fete, The Green, 2-5pm. Evening entertainment, 7-11pm with live music and hog roast.

Museum and Workhouse events: Sunday, June 3 - History fair with a '50s theme, 10am to 5pm. Owners of 1950s vehicles are invited to attend the special history event and need to pre-book on 01362 869251 or email gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk. Vehicles must be booked in by today to qualify for free admission.

HARDINGHAM

Tuesday, June 5 – Games, food, Meadow, High Common and the Memorial Hall.

HOE/WORTHING

Monday, June 4 – lunch party with stalls and games, Hall Road, 1pm. Worthing Mill House, 8pm, barbecue, bonfire and live music. Ticket-only, telephone Roger Thorneley on 01362 668804.

HOLKHAM HALL

Friday, June 1 - A concert at 7pm with proceeds to the King's Lynn Hospital League of Friends.

June 3-5 - Each day from 10am-5pm the hall will celebrate with activities, food and entertainment from the decade The Queen came to throne. For further information and individual admission prices contact 01328 713111 or www.holkham.co.uk

HONINGHAM

Monday, June 4 – Main street will be shut for the afternoon for games, stalls and music. Time capsule being buried and an evening of music at The Buck.

HORNINGTOFT

Monday June 4 – Parade followed by games and a picnic, noon.

LITCHAM

Saturday, June 2 – Street party with games and food in Church Street.

LITTLE DUNHAM

Saturday, June 2 – Floral display and party at The Old Rectory and St Margaret's Church from 2.30pm.

Sunday June 3 – The Bishop of Lynn will lead a service at the church, 8.30am.

LYNG

Monday, June 4 – village procession with '50s food and drink, fancy dress and games next to the village hall.

MATTISHALL

Friday, June 1 – Family sport event and barbecue at the primary school.

Saturday, June 2 – Fancy-dress procession at 11am from the Evangelical Church to the Scout HQ, Village walks from 1.30pm and cricket match with family disco, Memorial Hall.

Sunday, June 3 – Interdenominational church service at All Saints Church, 10.30am, 12-4pm Mattishall jubilee fete on the Village Green. 7.30pm ceilidh at Mattishall School.

Monday June 4 – village picnic featuring maypole dancing, arts festival and presentation of weekend awards.

For more information contact Kevin Ward on 01362 858024.

MILEHAM

Sunday, June 3 – Children's activities and games at The Paddocks.

NECTON

Monday, June 4 – Stalls, games, entertainment and music at the community centre, 4pm, beacon-lighting, 10.15pm.

NORTH ELMHAM

Monday, June 4 – Street party with live band, entertainment and planting of tree and time capsule. Evening entertainment with beacon-lighting, 7.30-11pm.

NORTH TUDDENHAM

Sunday, June 3 – Garden party and music taking place at The Lodge from 3pm.

Monday June 4 – picnic with fancy dress and competitions, village hall, 1pm.

At 7.30pm there will be live music, hog roast and bonfire.

REEPHAM

Monday, June 4 – fete and beacon-lighting organised by Scouts at Stimpsons Place (1-4pm) and Smugglers Lane (7-10pm).

REYMERSTON

Monday, June 4 – Afternoon tea party with release of balloons at the village hall.

SCARNING

Saturday, June 2 – Tea party, fancy dress, talent show and disco at primary school, 5-8pm.

Monday June 4 – firework display and beacon-lighting, 9pm.

SHIPDHAM

Monday, June 4 – games, races, and dancing, Thomas Bullock Primary School, from 2pm. Under 12s will receive a free mug, and the village beacon will be lit after a firework display.

SWANTON MORLEY

Monday June 4 – Party for under-11s at the village hall plus a competition for best-decorated house, best hanging basket or tub. Beacon-lighting in evening.

TITTLESHALL

Monday June 4 – games and picnic at Millennium Green and Church Lane, 2pm. Evening lighting of beacon at Godwick Hall.

TOFTWOOD

Saturday, June 2 – Coffee and cake and games at the village hall, 10am-2pm.

WENDLING

Sunday, June 3 – family fun day including tree-planting at the village hall.

WIGHTON

Monday, June 4 - Beacon lighting and barbecue and fireworks on the playing field.

YAXHAM

Saturday, June 2 – Fete with games and music on Well Hill and village hall.

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter