Full list of community events to receive Diamond Jubilee funding from Norfolk County Council

As part of round one of Norfolk County Council's Norfolk Year of Celebrations 2012 Fund, �15,675 has been awarded to 90 events to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee around Norfolk.

Alongside an additional five events to mark the Olympic and Paralympic Games, the money has been split between community groups or organisations, such as town and parish councils.

Here is the full list of events which have won funding:

Acle Parish Council Events Committee - A street party for the Queen's Jubilee. There will be mixed entertainment, including a children's entertainer and a line dancing troupe.


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Alburgh Jubilee Committee - Tea Party to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. This will include an exhibition to celebrate the last 60 years in the village, a BBQ, games and live music.

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All Saints Little Melton Church - A garden party with free tea and souvenirs for children, together with stalls, tombola, camp building, and games.

Ashmanhaugh and Beeston Preston Rooms Association - Construction of a village hall community garden, in conjunction with a Diamond Jubilee celebration.

Bacton and Eddingthorpe Parish Council - Open Gardens with a Royal theme, a 1950's style afternoon tea event with entertainment in the evening.

Barton Bendish Parish Council - A range of events planned including a flag raising ceremony, community lunch, activities, games and competitions, entertainment with a 1950's theme and lighting of a Jubilee beacon.

Blakeney Parish Council - 'Jubilee Tea Party' with a variety of different activities being held on the high street.

Burnham Overy Parish Council - A day of sports events, circus workshops, fete and afternoon tea party on the playing field.

Burston and Shimpling Community Action Team - Weekend of events planned, including a traditional village fete, music, 1950's picnic and lighting of the Jubilee beacon.

Chalkie's Leisure for Pleasure - Creating a community-built stained glass window specifically to commemorate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.

Costessey Parish Council - A village fete with a funfair and fireworks.

Diss Jubilee Committee - A party in the park with craft stalls, cake stalls, raffle, face painting, children's entertainer, big lunch event, live music and baking contests.

Downham Market Town Council - A large street party, with activities including a Jubilee town trail, various children's entertainment and events and the burying of a time capsule to be dug up at the next coronation.

Emneth Parish Council - A variety of activities including live music, children's activities, Jubilee mugs and a firework display.

Erpingham with Calthorpe Parish Council - Activities being held over four days and including: a football competition, a Barn Dance, lunch followed by crazy cricket and open gardens.

Filby & Mautby Church - Diamond Jubilee dance party which will include music from the last 60 years, a fancy dress competition and display of Royal memorabilia.

Filby Playing Field - Community activities including: children's games, issue of Jubilee mugs, sports, games, food and music provided by local groups.

Garboldisham Women's Institute - A celebration dance in the village hall with a live band and bar, and celebration of the 70th birthday of the Women's Institute in the village.

Great Dunham Amenities Committee - A 'Best of British' themed event with entertainment, tea party, and planting of trees and Elizabeth roses.

Great Massingham Village Hall - A weekend of events including: a parade of floats depicting six decades, the Jubilee Fete, lighting of the beacon, firework display and a village memories exhibition in St Mary's Church.

Great Yarmouth Youth Football Club - Sports demonstrations and tournaments culminating in live music.

Halvergate Playing Field Association - Traditional village fete and fun day ,with an evening of local entertainment.

Heacham Parish Council - A village street party, with traditional children's entertainment and a 'Last Night of the Proms' style sing-song.

Hellesdon Parish Council - Creation of a Diamond Jubilee souvenir publication in the parish magazine for each resident.

Hickling Playing Field - Weekend of events including games and entertainment of a village fete nature, hosting one of the Jubilee beacons, and village children planting a small area of woodland.

High Kelling Village Hall - Garden Party at the village hall with villagers contributing their memories of the Coronation and 1950s for display.

Hindolveston Parish Council - An afternoon tea party and children of school age receiving a commemorative Jubilee mug.

Hingham Playing Field Association - A wide variety of events planned including taking a 'Big Jubilee Lunch', an afternoon of traditional games and a dance featuring music from the 1950s and 1960s.

Holt Town Council - A weekend of activities including a craft fayre, cake competitions, a fun-run over the common land, building a Jubilee beacon.

Hoveton Parish Council - Celebration over two days, which will include: a village fete, a waterborne procession to replicate the Queen's Thames Pageant and 'Big Lunch' in the park.

Hunstanton Town Council - Community activities including kite making/flying, sand castle building, stalls selling a variety of goods, live music, lighting of the Jubilee beacon and fireworks.

Jephson Hall Committee - Fete style events including family activities, games competition, 1950's cream teas, tree planting with Jubilee plaque and preparing and burying a time capsule.

Kettlestone Parish Council - A celebration will take place with music, canap�s, strawberries and drinks, and the village hall will house a display of 1950's memorabilia.

Limpenhoe Village Hall - Caribbean-themed events with a steel band and reggae music singer, limbo dancing competition and Caribbean food.

Lingwood & Burlingham Parish Council - British-themed party with activities including bouncy castle, music, sumo wrestling, assault course, food and drink. and the lighting of a Jubilee beacon.

Lingwood Church - Flower festival with a theme of the last 60 years of the Queen's reign and a 'Big Picnic' for the village will also take place.

Little Ellingham Diamond Jubilee Committee - Traditional games and lunchtime barbecue, photographic and memorabilia exhibition, commemorative tree planting, and live music and dancing through the decades.

Little Snoring Parish Council - A fete will take place with people encouraged to decorate a crown. Children in the village will receiving a voucher to participate in a craft activity at the fete to make their own souvenir.

Loddon Parish Council - A service of thanksgiving, community picnic and Jubilee beacon to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee.

Loose Ends, Claxton - An event aimed at older people, and including a singer who will performing 'the old songs', an old fashioned tea party, sandwiches and dancing

Ludham Village Hall - Street party with food and drink, entertainment for all ages and live music.

Magdalen Christmas Celebrations - A community party with sports day races and a King and Queen fancy dress competition.

Marham Parish Council - Marham Jubilee Games with children participating in the games with a trophy for the winning team.

Martham Local History Group - A free entry exhibition to illustrate the changes that have taken place in Martham during the Queen's reign.

Mundesley Parish Council - Several events over four days, including Mundesley Fayre, a tea party, barn dance, lighting of a Jubilee beacon, presentation of Jubilee mugs to children and planting of trees.

Neatishead Parish Council - Three villages working together to hold: a raft building race, a talent competition for young people and an evening concert.

Newton Flotman Village Centre - Variety of activities including a picnic lunch, sporting activities, fancy dress competition, sideshows and a commemorative gift for children.

North Elmham Parish Council - A street party for all residents with marching band, children's entertainers, flags and bunting, and aDiamond Jubilee keepsake for all children aged up to 11.

Old Catton Diamond Jubilee Committee - A fun day in the park to bring residents of Old Catton and surrounding areas together to enjoy a day of games, local stalls, fairground attractions and sport.

Outwell Queens Diamond Jubilee Committee - A weekend of events including a raft race, a floating parade honouring the six decades of the Queen's reign followed by a village gala, an evening disco and fireworks.

Overstrand Parish Council - Community events including a parade, stalls, sideshows, music, singing and dancing during the evening, with a ceremonial lighting of beacon and fireworks.

Ovington Parish Council - A range of activities are planned including: a Jubilee Scarecrow competition, food, Jubilee themed cake competition and a Jubilee garden competition.

Plumstead Events Group - A garden party and activities such as planting a tree to commemorate the Jubilee, a coronation exhibition in the refurbished telephone box and traditional games and barbecue.

Potter Heigham Sparklers - A fun day to celebrate the Queen's Jubilee with games, activities and performances for the village to enjoy, as well as live music.

Reepham Scouts Group - A traditional fete and picnic, with local charities and societies attending, entertainment, live music by a local band and lighting a Jubilee beacon.

Ripper Hall, Docking - Tea party for the over 65s with local young people acting as waiters. Other activities will include bingo and a sing-a-long.

Roydon Community Events Committee - A fun day and fete. Activities including children's games, vintage fancy dress competition, charity stands, music and side shows.

Ryburgh Village Events Committee - A community picnic, an art activity to create a collage picture to commemorate the Jubilee in the village hall.

Saxlingham Nethergate Parish Council - Two days of events including big picnic lunch, sporting activities, a play and barn dance.

Sedgeford Village Hall - A day of celebration with activities including a family treasure hunt, family games and sports, barbecue and a dance/disco ending with the lighting of a Jubilee beacon.

Seventh Day Church, Gorleston - A street party for residents, with games for children and families, and food and drinks.

Skeyton Village Hall - A family fun day culminating in a photo of villagers who attended. The photo will then be hung in the village hall.

Snettisham Village Events Committee - Four days of events planned. Activities including sports taster sessions, a fun run, big lunch, 1950s themed dance and display of memory boxes from the era.

Somerton Village Hall - Community activities including a celebratory afternoon tea, traditional village games, an entertainer and the lighting of a beacon.

South Walsham Parish Council - 1950s-themed celebration with adults and children's fancy dress, music and a number of stalls such as 'thwack a rat', 'hoop la' and giant 'shove halfpenny'.

Sprowston Town Council - Royalty themed fancy dress and children's games during the afternoon and early evening.

St Andrews Church, Gorleston - A fun afternoon with a bouncy castle, family party, games and crafts, live music display and Diamond Jubilee displays.

St Edmunds Church, Taverham - Crafts and songs for children and their parents, culminating in a fun run around the church and entertainment from two local singing groups.

Stalham with Happing Festival - A 1950s-style street party with food and drinks provided.

Stanhoe Parish Council - A treasure hunt, barbecue, live music and plaque to commemorate the planting of a tree. Children under 16 years old will be given a Jubilee mug.

Starston Jubilee Hall - A range of events planned including: traditional village games, mini Olympics, opening of a Jubilee orchard, lighting of the Jubilee beacon and fireworks.

Stoke Ferry Parish Council - An event to showcase local musical talent with seven hours of continuous music. Additional activities will include horse rides, a variety of craft stalls and lighting of a Jubilee beacon.

Stow Bedon and Breckles Street Party Group - A street party with various competitions, such as best hat, and best decorated cake, with games, face painting, rounders and other games on an adjacent field.

Strumpshaw Parish Council - A community sing-along, local musicians and an exhibition which will show the local perspective on the death of the King George VI and Her Majesty's accession.

Swaffham and Litcham Home Hospice Support - The event is aimed at families and patients of the hospice. It will comprise of cream teas and a commemorative mug for each attendee to mark the occasion.

Syderstone Jubilee Committee - A traditional garden fete including competitions for children, a local community art project with a Jubilee theme.

Thornage Parish Council - A hog roast and community supper in Thornage Hall to bring the people of the village together. There is a local jazz band who will play music to suit all ages.

Thorpe St Andrew Town Council - A full afternoon of free entertainment, including a car show, an exhibition of archive material relating to the Coronation, Silver and Golden Jubilees, with the East Norfolk Militia staging war re-enactments, live music, fireworks and the lighting of the Jubilee beacon.

Thursford Parish Council - A community event to refurbish the village green and an exhibition using a phone box to display recent photographs from community activities.

Upwell Village Hall Management Committee - Updating and re-launching of a community garden, and renaming it as the Upwell Jubilee Community Garden.

Walsingham Parish Council - Community activities including: local music, food and drink, crown making workshop, duck race and baking competitions.

Watlington Village Hall - Events over four days including sporting events, children's art competition, a fete, tea dance, 1950s and 60s disco and trees planted to create a Jubilee corner on the Millennium Green.

Wayland Partnership - A week-long art exhibition called 'The Way We Were' celebrating the past 60 years.

Welborne All Saints Church - A hog roast lunch for the entire village to help foster community spirit.

Wells Town Council - Community events with stalls, sideshows, children's entertainment and a flotilla, replicating that on the Thames. There will be evening entertainment, with live music and free entry.

West Acre Parish Council - An illustrated book based on recollections of villagers who have associations with the village in the last 60 years, with photographs showing how the village has changed since the coronation of Queen Elizabeth.

West Walton Village Hall - A series of events including buffet lunch, village fete, Jubilee dance, a sports afternoon and lighting of Jubilee beacon.

Wimbotsham Parish Council - A sports morning for all ages followed by a picnic/tea party plus accompanying stall holders all within the Jubilee theme of red, white and blue.

Wootton Park Association - A picnic in the park with a barbecue, range of stalls, funfair and displays from local groups.

Wreningham Parish Council - A Victorian-themed street party which will also include a photograph and memento booklet of the event, the planting of a Jubilee community orchard and lighting of a Jubilee beacon.

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