Events Diary

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Here you’ll find details of local events such as festivals, fairs, performances and special events in Downham Market and the surrounding villages.

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Saturday 22nd July
Village screening of beauty and the beast
2:30 pm - 7:30 pm — Saturday 22nd July | Watlington Village Hall, King's Lynn PE33 0HE, UK  
Come along and watch beauty and the beast for £3 children and £5 adults tickets.
This film is a PG and runs for 129 mins, there will be two showings one at 2:30 and one at 7:30.
Sunday 23rd July
Denver fun day
10:00 am - 6:00 pm — Sunday 23rd July | Denver playing fields  
Full of community spirit, fun and good food. there are plenty of activities to do such as the animal zone, dog show, knock out, BBQ and great bands playing through out the day.
There will be the first FUN dog show this year for dogs of all shapes and sizes. all entries will be taken on the day.
Monday 24th July
Balloon workshop
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm — Monday 24th July | Downham Market Libary  
Amazing balloon creatures.
All children should be accompanied by an adult, tickets available at the Downham Market Library.
Amazing Creatures – A Story with Balloons!
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm — Monday 24th July | Downham Market Library, 78 Priory Rd, Downham Market PE38 9JS, UK  
Join Crazy Bananas for a storytime with balloons and get one to take home!
£3 (accompanying adults free). Ages 3+. Booking essential. Tickets available from the library. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Thursday 27th July
Holiday Storytime
10:30 am - 11:30 am — Thursday 27th July | Downham Market Library, 78 Priory Rd, Downham Market PE38 9JS, UK  
Holiday Storytime - Come along for some stories and activities.
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Friday 28th July
Coffee morning
10:00 am - 12:00 pm — Friday 28th July | Discover Downham, The old fire station, 30 Priory Road, Downham Market, PE389JS  
Everyone is welcome, pop along and join us for teas, coffees, cakes and a raffle.
All proceeds will go to support the work of the discover Downham Heritage Center.
Sunday 30th July
Wereham Car Boot Sale and Cafe
9:00 am - 1:00 pm — Sunday 30th July | Wereham Village Hall  
Last Sunday of each month. Car Boot plus cafe serving bacon butties, cakes, tea, coffee etc. Indoor table top space also available - £5 a pitch.
For more details contact Colin on 01366 502281
Monday 31st July
Garlic Theatre Puppetry Company - Little Red Riding Hood
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm — Monday 31st July | Downham Market Library, 78 Priory Rd, Downham Market PE38 9JS, UK  
Garlic Theatre's funny and original new adaptation of the classic tale of Little Red Riding Hood. A merry mix up in the woods with slapstick glove puppets, clowning and a whacky old wolf.
Ideal for ages 3 – 8. Booking essential. Tickets £1.50 each or £5 family of 4 available from the library. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Tuesday 1st August
Knitting for Beginners for Families
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm — Tuesday 1st August | Downham Market Library, 78 Priory Rd, Downham Market PE38 9JS, UK  
Come along and have a go at some knitting! £1 each.
Ages 5+. Booking essential. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Monday 7th August
Storytelling with Liam Caroll
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm — Monday 7th August | Downham Libary  
Storytelling with Liam Caroll- African and American tales.
Most suitable for 4-8 year olds, but everyone is welcome! Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Booking essential- tickets available from the library. family ticket £12 (2 adults, 2 children)
Adults £4
Children £3
Tuesday 15th August
Wednesday 16th August
Sunday 20th August
The magpie center
10:00 am - 5:00 pm — Sunday 20th August | The magpie center at Wallington hall estate  
This event promises to be a real treat. Included at the fair are classic cars and vintage vehicles, mini farm and pet center, pony rides, carriage drives, tug of war,fairground rides, music, archery, face painting, exhibitions and demonstrations, food and refreshments.
All proceeds will go towards the vital work carried out by the west Norfolk Riding for the disabled at Wallington Hall Estate.
Monday 21st August
The magpie center
10:00 am - 5:00 pm — Sunday 20th August | The magpie center at Wallington hall estate  
This event promises to be a real treat. Included at the fair are classic cars and vintage vehicles, mini farm and pet center, pony rides, carriage drives, tug of war,fairground rides, music, archery, face painting, exhibitions and demonstrations, food and refreshments.
All proceeds will go towards the vital work carried out by the west Norfolk Riding for the disabled at Wallington Hall Estate.