Stonham Barns ALL YEAR CAR Boot Sale. Every Sunday 8am for Sellers, 9am for Buyers. Stonham Barns, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal IP14 6AT. £3.50 cars, £5 Vans & £7.50 Large Vans. www.fishface.co / Simon Tilley on 07817 539168.
First Tuesday of every month - The Art Of Life. Voluntary-led group supporting local people living with cancer and their caregivers. Roydon Village Hall, High Road, Roydon, Diss. Starts at 1.30pm with Chi Kung followed by Art Therapy session. Concludes around 4.00pm. Min donation £2. Info: Jay on 07786 833916 or visit www.theartoflife.org.uk.
First Tuesday every month. Waveney Bereavement Group. 2pm at Number 7 - Prayer & Counselling Centre, 7-8 Mere Street, Diss. Contact number 01379 658956.
First & third Tuesdays every month - Diss & District Camera Club. Members meet twice a month to enjoy a fun and informative programme featuring a variety of photographic events. For details visit: www.disscamera.org.uk or call John on 07808 052188.
Third Thursday of each month - Harleston Friends Group. King George's Hall, Harleston 2pm, with a talk or demonstration, raffle and refreshments. Contact 01379 854099.
First Friday & Third Sunday of the month - Djembe Drumming Lessons. Friday: 10-12pm and Sunday: 2:30-5pm at 'Backspace', Angel Cafe, Fair Green, Diss.
3rd. Word: The Stand-up Poetry Club – featuring Joel Stickley. Join host Luke Wright for a night of witty verse, the Poet Laureate for Lincolnshire and the author of 100 Ways To Write Badly Well. RT 2hrs. 8pm. Tickets £8 / Students £6. Box Office 01379 652241. www.disscornhall.co.uk | www.lukewright.com www.joelstickley.com 4th. 60's Dance to Sounds Imperial at Banham Community Centre. £6-00 at the door. 8-30pm.
4th May and 1st Saturday monthly. Harleston's Indoor Flea Market. Swan Hotel 9.00-1.00pm. Stalls of vintage, antique, collectables, etc. Stalls £10. Enquires: 01379 855486.
4th. Jakes Quiz Night. £1 entry per person - Winner takes all! Starts 8.00pm, Apollo social club, Harleston. Tel: 01379 854205.
4th. Film: Avengers Assemble (12A). Tickets £5/Under 18s £2.50. Box Office 01379 652241. www.disscornhall.co.uk 5th. The Silver Dollar Country Music Club, The Park Hotel, Diss presents LONGSHOT. Doors 7pm. Music 7.30pm-10.30pm. Members £5. Non- Members £6. For info contact John and Teresa Stannard, Committee Members on 01603 433918.
6th. Dumplin Country, Wreningham Village Hall, Mill Lane, NR16 1AN presents TRAVIS LOGAN. Doors 1pm. Music 2pm until 5pm. £4. Light refreshments available, tea, coffee and licensed bar. For information contact John and Teresa Stannard on 01603 433918.
th & 25th. Scrapbook Workshop. Held at Taylor Road Community Hall, Diss. 8th. Film: Rust and Bone (15) - subtitled. 120 mins. With Marion Cotillard, Matthias Schoenaerts, Armand Verdure. A passionate and moving love story from the director of A Prophet. 8pm. Tickets £5/Cons £2.50. Box Office 01379 652241. www.disscornhall.co.uk
9th. Theatre: Rapid Gambit present Faileontology. Part scifi, part clown-show, and all ridiculous. RT 1hr. 7.30pm. £7/Under 18s £5 (Suitable for 8+yrs). Box Office 01379 652241. www.disscornhall.co.uk | www.rapidgambit.co.uk 9th. Attleborough Town Hall Craft Fair. Open from 10am-2pm. Tea & coffee will be available to stall holders for a donation. Free entry. For more information contact: Tricia on 01953 456323.
9th. Coffee with Carol at Caradale. Mill Rd, South Rickinghall. 10:30am-12:30pm in aid of St. Nicholas Hospice Care. Admission £1 will include tea, coffee and biscuits. 11th & 25th. Bingo For Cash Prizes. 6 games/£1 per game. All money taken paid out in prizes. Eyes Down 8.00pm, Apollo social club, Harleston. Tel: 01379 854205.
11th. Family: John Hegley – Animal Alphaboat. Performance poet John Hegley’s unique approach to poetry, dance and song will enchant children and adults. RT approx 60 mins. 2pm. Tickets £5/Children £3 (4+yrs). Box Office 01379 652241. www.disscornhall.co.uk www.johnhegley.co.uk
11th. Music: The Roving Crows. The Roving Crows are fast becoming legendary for their high energy, their musicianship. RT 2hrs. 8pm. Tickets £10/Concessions £8. Box Office 01379 652241. www.disscornhall.co.uk www.rovingcrows.com
11th. Wreningham Village Hall, Mill Lane, NR16 1AN there is a 50s, 60s and Jive dance to the band SHAKE, RATTLE 'N' ROLL. Music 8.30pm until midnight. £6. Licensed bar, tea, coffee and rolls. For information contact Christine Minns on 01508 488123.
12th. Autojumble. An event for the car enthusiast, 10am-2pm at Forncett Steam Museum. Admission £2 (The museum will be open but the engines will not be running.) For trade stand info please contact Philip Yull 01953 789499. Proceeds to be split between the Museum and Forncett St Mary Church.
12th. Apollo Country Music Club presents 'Black Steel' plus support country disco. Bar, hot meals & raffle available. Doors open 7.30pm, members £5/non members £6. Apollo Rooms, Harleston. Tel: 01379 854205.
15th. Paul Sturman Promotions presents 'The Hot Country Tour' with Jason McGilligan, TR Dallas, Trudi Lalor, Pam Jackson, Paul Kelly & Caithlin. All backed by The Hot Country Band. Doors open 7pm/show starts 8pm. Bar, hot meals and raffle available. Apollo Rooms, Harleston. Tickets from Box Office on: 01502 715617.
15th. Film: War Requiem (PG). 92 minutes. with Tilda Swinton, Nathaniel Parker, Laurence Olivier. Jarman juxtaposed original archive film and acted sequences in a deeply moving visual commentary on the choral masterpiece by Benjamin Britten. 8pm. Tickets £5 / Under 18s £2.50. Box Office 01379 652241. www.disscornhall.co.uk
16th, 17th &18th. 'A Night on the Tiles'. Old Buckenham Players have produced a play to evoke sadness and sympathy, humour and happiness and a trip down memory lane as they perform Frank Vickery's perceptive, entertaining and comical play. Old Buckenham Village Hall. Tickets at £7 available from Old Buckenham Stores, Nuts 'n' Bolts in Attleborough or call 01953 861336.
17th. Friends of Diss Museum AGM. Followed by "Lost Villages in an ancient landscape". A local study by Michael Hall. Contact: Roland Buggey on 01379 641759. 18th. 'Pie & A Pint' night. All for just £5!! Serving 6.00pm - 8.00pm at The Apollo Social Club, Harleston. Tel: 01379 854205. 18th & 19th. Art: Diss & District Rotary Club present Artex13 – Grand Art Exhibition and Sale. Popular event for artlovers will feature over 500 pictures from 120 high profile East Anglian artists and a wide range of styles and media. www. dissartshow.org.uk 10am-6pm. 10am-3pm. Free. Box Office 01379 652241. www.disscornhall.co.uk
19th. 'Come Dancing' If you love to dance, this is the night for you! All your favourite music played by our professional DJ. 7.00pm -10.00pm at The Apollo Rooms, Harleston. Admission £5. Tel: 01379 854205.
19th. The Silver Dollar Country Music Club, The Park Hotel, Diss presents WEST COUNTRY. Doors 7pm. Music 7.30pm until 10.30pm. Members £5. Non-Members £6. For information contact John and Teresa Stannard, Committee Members on 01603 433918.
20th. 'Blood Donors' Bookings advisable. Apollo Rooms, Harleston. Tel: 0300 123 123 or www.blood.co.uk
21st. Diss Craft Club. Held at Taylor Road Community Hall, Diss.
21st – 2nd June. Wymondham Arts Centre: Drawn Together – Katarzyna Coleman. Becket’s Chapel, Church Street, Wymondham NR18 0PH. Opening times: Monday to Saturday 10am to 5pm and Sunday 12noon to 5pm: full exhibition programme at www.wymondhamarts.com.
22nd. Royal British Legion Diss Branch Lunch at the Park Hotel at 12:45. Ticket £14 to members & supporters from Mr John Hieland on 01379 641978. Grasmere Club, Denmark Hill, Diss. 22nd. Film: Argo (15). 120 minutes with Ben Affleck, John Goodman, Bryan Cranston, Alan Arkin. 1979 The American embassy in Iran is invaded by revolutionaries, but six employees manage to escape to the Canadian embassy. Enter Tony Mendez a CIA expert with a bizarre plan: posing as a film producer - complete with sci-fi script and production sketches. Based on a true story. 8pm. Tickets £5/Cons £2.50. Box Office 01379 652241. www.disscornhall.co.uk
23rd. 'Harleston Promotional Event'. Come along and see what Harleston has to offer you. 7.00 for 7.30pm at The Apollo Rooms, Harleston.
23rd. Theatre house presents The Wrong Crowd with The Girl with the Iron Claws. Growing up isn’t easy, especially when you’re in love with a bear; comes this dark fairy-tale about a wayward girl who dares to follow her longing. RT approx 1hr. www.wrongcrowdtheatre.co.uk 7pm. Tickets £8/Under 18s £4 (8+yrs). Box Office 01379 652241. www.disscornhall.co.uk
25th. Howard Nurseries at Wortham are holding an open day. 1pm to 5pm for Macmillan to showcase our 15 acres of iris fields as they are not normally open to the public. Entrance £3 per person. There will be plant stalls, competitions, tractor rides, and teas. For information visit www. howardnurseries.co.uk
25th. Music: Zimbaremabwe present Linos Wengara Magaya. An entrancing mixture of traditional Zimbabwean Mbira music and modern Mbira Reggae. RT approx 2 hrs. 8pm. Tickets £9/Concessions £8. Box Office 01379 652241. www. disscornhall.co.uk
26th. Apollo Country Music Club presents 'Spur' plus support country disco. Bar, hot meals and raffle available. Doors open 7.30pm, members £5/non members £6. Apollo Rooms, Harleston. Tel: 01379 854205.
29th. Film: Untouchable (15) - subtitled. 112 minutes with François Cluzet, Omar Sy, Anne Le Ny. An irreverent, humorous take on disability. It's the true story of a handicapped millionaire who employs a street smart ex-con as his carer. 8pm. Tickets £5/Cons £2.50. Box Office 01379 652241. www. disscornhall.co.uk 29th. Diss Flower Club - Workshop Evening. Tutor Jenni Baker, inverted Crescent Design. We meet 3rd Wednesday of the month at Roydon Village Hall at 7.30pm. Chairman, Mrs. Eileen Jacob on 01379 687608. Secretary, Mrs. Jenny Hubbard 01379 741372. New members welcome.
31st. Comedy: Corn Hall Comedy Club. Featuring Sara Pascoe, Gerry Howell and Tiernan Douieb (compère). Food and full bar from 7.15pm. Line-up is subject to change. 8pm. Advance £9/ Door £10. Min age 18. Box Office 01379 652241. www.disscornhall.co.uk