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What's On

September 2018

First Saturday of the month 2018, 8pm
60’s Dances
Due to water damage there won't be any further dances until further notice
Banham Community Centre £8 entrance

Saturday 8th September, 9am to 5pm
The Norfolk Churches Trust
Bike Ride and Walk
Pump up your tyres, dust off your walking boots or take the car for a spin and plan a route from your own door to visit as many of the most beautiful churches in Norfolk as you can. Plus you can raise money en route to help the Norfolk Churches Trust continue to preserve these buildings for future generations. Last year the Bike Ride raised £97,817 for Norfolk’s beautiful and historic churches. Get sponsored for each church you visit or make a donation. Send in photos and you might win a £50 prize and get your winning photo in the EDP. Get your name on the ‘Wall of Fame’ and get activity sheets for the children ( ).
Visit to find out more.
Our local organiser Duncan Jones can be contacted on 01953 888862 or to answer any queries you may have and to obtain sponsorship forms.

Sunday, 9th September, 2.30pm
Old Buckenham Produce and Handicraft Show
Old Buckenham Village Hall. Schedules are available from 01953-860845. Entries can be taken to the Village Hall before 11am on the day and the show opens to the public at 2.30 pm. We would love to see you there

Coming up:

First Saturday of the month 2018, 8pm
60’s Dances
Due to water damage there won't be any further dances until further notice
Banham Community Centre £8 entrance

Saturday 6th October, 10am to noon
MacMillan Coffee Morning in Banham
A Coffee morning in aid of the work of the MacMillan Cancer Care nurses will be held in Banham Churchin conjunction with the regular monthly Saturday Church Cafe.
If you are able to donate items for the bring and buy, book or produce stalls please deliver these to Whitegates, Church Hill, Banham or bring them on the day. Any gifts for the raffle would also be much appreciated. Looking forward to your continued support.
With thanks, Sally McGinn. (01953 888183)

Wednesday 24th and 31st October, 7th November from 13:30 – 16:30.
Pop-up Library Trial
At the Village Hall in Old Buckenham.

The Fallen Exhibition
Banham – November. We are still on the hunt for old photos or postcards of Banham for the exhibition. Also we have information on most of the men listed on the war memorial but we are struggling with one from the First World War, William Wright. Do you have any information or family connections to this man, please contact

Have you or your family been members of the armed forces?
Are you interested in local history?
St Mary’s Church Banham welcome you to a commemoration of all those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for their country especially those from Banham, and all those who have served in the Forces.

Monday 5th November to Saturday 10th November 2018
Free Exhibition 10.00am to 3.00pm
An opportunity to recognise those who gave their lives in both World Wars, a look at the village at the time of WW1 and about honouring all who served for our country in all conflicts. Come and join us for a tea or coffee, a chance to look around or just sit and contemplate.

Saturday 10th November 3.00pm
The Fallen
A commemoration in words, thoughts and music. Join us for a poignant journey followed by free refreshments

St Mary’s Church, The Green Banham, NR16 2NH
For further details contact or 01953887575
Supported by Breckland DC, The Armed Forces Covenant Fund, Six Villages Newsletter, Friends of Banham Church and Banham Parish Council.

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