10 things to do in West Norfolk this weekend

The new tapestries are on display in The King's Room at Oxburgh Hall. Also pictured is a House Manag

The new tapestries are on display in The King's Room at Oxburgh Hall. Also pictured is a House Manager Lynsey Coombs. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Ian Burt

From rocking out to Little Mix to taking on the police in a friendly football match, here are 10 fun things to do in West Norfolk this weekend.

Jac Coffey: Pictures submitted

Jac Coffey: Pictures submitted - Credit: Archant

Fundraiser for Jac Coffey - West Lynn Social Club

Saturday, June 10, 12.30pm

Police and paramedics will go head-to-head in a fundraising football match for the family of a four-year-old boy with terminal cancer. There will also be a sponsored 5km walk, bouncy castles, assault course, slides, face painting, hot food and a raffle.

MORE: Fundraiser planned in West Lynn in aid of four-year-old terminal cancer sufferer Jac Coffey

In training for the wife carrying race at this year's Downham Market Games are Mark and Aby Scamell.

In training for the wife carrying race at this year's Downham Market Games are Mark and Aby Scamell. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Ian Burt

Downham Games - Memorial Playing Field

Sunday, June 11, 10.30am - 2.30pm

This year will see the first ever wife-carrying competition at the Downham Games. Competitors will have to carry a woman around a 400m obstacle course with top prizes including a barrel of beer and a pound of sausages.

MORE: Get set for the Norfolk wife carrying championships

The ride against cancer charity event is in memory of Angela Amies (pictured). Photo: Supplied by Su

The ride against cancer charity event is in memory of Angela Amies (pictured). Photo: Supplied by Susan Wilson - Credit: Susan Wilson

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Ride Against Cancer - Sainsbury's, Hardwick, King's Lynn

Sunday, June 11, 10am

Hundreds of motorcyclists will be revving their engines down the A47 to show their commitment in the fight against cancer. The bike ride will be in memory of Angela Amies, from Norwich, who died in December last year aged 72 after a 25-year battle with cancer. Entry fee to join the bike ride is £5.

MORE: Hundreds of bikers expected to ride against cancer in memory of Angela Amies

Tribute band The Little Mix Experience are performing in King's Lynn. Picture: Tom Vaughan

Tribute band The Little Mix Experience are performing in King's Lynn. Picture: Tom Vaughan - Credit: Tom Vaughan

The Little Mix Experience - King's Lynn Corn Exchange

Sunday, June 11, 5pm

A tribute show to one of the biggest girl bands in the UK is performing in King's Lynn this weekend. The Little Mix Experience are touring the UK and will be putting on an energetic show complete with dance routines at the Corn Exchange.

MORE: The Little Mix Experience are coming to King's Lynn

Thornham Village Hall. Picture: Ian Burt

Thornham Village Hall. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Ian Burt

Thornham Plant Lovers Day - Thornham Village Hall

Sunday, June 11, 11am - 5pm

The event will showcase some of the best specialist nurseries from Norfolk and Suffolk and will also feature some selected crafts and garden related stands.

www.thornhamvillagehall.co.uk

All or Nothing, which is coming to the Corn Exchange. Picture: Phil Weedon.

All or Nothing, which is coming to the Corn Exchange. Picture: Phil Weedon. - Credit: Archant

The Mod Musical - King's Lynn Corn Exchange

Saturday, June 10, 2.30pm and 7.30pm

King's Lynn Corn Exchange are calling all Mods to come along on their scooters for a photo shoot outside the building with some of the cast from the Mod Musical, All Or Nothing. The musical will feature music of the Small Faces, including an arsenal of brilliant hits like Whatcha Gonna Do About It, Lazy Sunday, Tin Soldier, Sha La La La Lee and Itchycoo Park.

www.kingslynncornexchange.co.uk

Inside The Princess Theatre in Hunstanton. Picture: Ian Burt

Inside The Princess Theatre in Hunstanton. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: IAN BURT

The Big Chris Barber Band - Princess Theatre, Hunstanton

Sunday, June 11, 7.30pm

Chris Barber, 86, is one of the last British jazz legends around and an icon of traditional jazz in the UK. This year, his 10-piece band will be celebrating 100 years of jazz with music from New Orleans to blues to late '20s Ellington.

www.princesshunstanton.co.uk

Oxburgh Hall. Picture: Ian Burt

Oxburgh Hall. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Ian Burt

Bee Weekend - Oxburgh Hall

Saturday, June 10, and Sunday, June 11, 10.30am - 4.30pm

The West Norfolk Bee-keeping Association will be celebrating the value of bees with interactive displays, children's activities and trails so that you can discover the wonderful things about bees.

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/oxburgh-hall

A beautiful afternoon in The Walks, King's Lynn. Picture: Ian Burt

A beautiful afternoon in The Walks, King's Lynn. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Ian Burt

King's Lynn Lions Fun Day - The Walks

Sunday, June 11, 12pm

There will be entertainment for the whole family including a drums marching band, trade stalls and fun fair.

www.facebook.com/kingslynnlions

The new tapestries are on display in The King's Room at Oxburgh Hall. Also pictured is a House Manag

The new tapestries are on display in The King's Room at Oxburgh Hall. Also pictured is a House Manager Lynsey Coombs. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Ian Burt

Discover the tapestries in the King's Room at Oxburgh Hall

Saturday, June 10 and Sunday, June 11, 11am - 5pm

The tapestries are once again hanging in the King's Room at Oxburgh Hall thanks to a painstaking process to digitally recreate them. Although they look authentic, they are in fact photographs that have been printed on linen, which has the same weighting and weave as the originals.

MORE: Discover how National Trust conservation team has recreated tapestries to make room at Oxburgh Hall fit for a King

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