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Annual Downham Market Water Festival – Sunday 11th August

Wed, 7th August

The 2019 Downham Market Water Festival will be taking place this Sunday 11th August.
The event will run from 10 am to 5 pm, at Hythe Bridge, Great Ouse Relief Channel (next to Sue Ryder).

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Downham Market Live: Your Town, Your Event!

Tue, 6th August

Downham Market Live is the town’s first music festival, which will take place across various venues from the 27th – 29th September 2019. 

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Downham Market Clock Ticks Again

Mon, 5th August

The recent hot weather brought our town’s landmark clock to a standstill on July 24th. 
The hands of the Grade II listed clock were brought to a halt during the hottest week of the year so far.

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A Brief History of Downham Market

Fri, 12th July

Downham Market is one of the oldest market towns in Norfolk, with its origins going all the way back to the Dark Ages. 

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Downham Market Academy Perform Their Final Show

Thu, 11th July

The staff and teachers at Downham Market Academy perform a lip sync of The Greatest Showman for this year’s leavers video.

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Residents enjoying Care Home Open Day at Diamond House

Diamond House Care Home Enjoy a Sizzling Summer Open Day

Tue, 2nd July

Diamond House care home showed no fear of the erratic weather this summer when its open day was held on Wednesday 26th June.

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A ‘heroic’ evening of drawing at Denver Village Hall

Fri, 21st June

Local artist Andy Scordellis is running the third “Denver A-fen-gers – Super -You” evening at the Denver Village Hall. Running from 7:30pm to 9pm on 27th June, there will also be a raffle, and refreshment are available.

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Downham Festival 2019 – Showtime!

Thu, 23rd May

The 45th Downham Market Festival will take place from Sunday 26th May to Sunday 2nd June. The theme this year is “Showtime!”
Saturday 25th May
6:30pm – Songs of Praise, followed by refreshments.

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EU Parliament Elections – Thursday 23rd May

Wed, 22nd May

Every 5 years we get to have our say about who represents us in the European Union Parliament.
We haven’t left the EU (yet) so we still have a say on who that will be.

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Local Election Day – Thursday 2nd May

Wed, 1st May

Has it been four years already? It’s the time to elect our councillors again.
If you’re registered to vote and eligible you should have received your Polling Card by now, the little card will tell you where you need to turn up tomorrow (Thursday) to vote.

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