Harleston - what's on

What's on in Harleston

This is a list of the planned up and coming events in and around the town.  Click here for the annual calendar of key events.

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (12A)

Date: 27 September 2018
Location: Masonic Rooms, Harleston

A writer (Lily James) forms a life-changing bond with residents of Guernsey in the aftermath of World War II, when she decides to write a book about their experiences during the war. She visit the island and meets members of the eccentric Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, who formed a book club to help them survive the Nazi occupation of Guernsey.

“A richly layered film that is both uplifting and moving. It encompasses a war story, a mystery tale and a love triangle, while instilling an enticing sense of place for its stunning Guernsey setting”  (Urban Cinefile)

Screened at 2pm and 7.30 pm (doors open half an hour before) Ice creams at the interval, bar in the evening

Seats are £4, pay on entry but please book at Harleston Information Plus, 01379 851917, or by email to hip@harleston-norfolk.org.uk

Harleston Food and Drink Festival

Date: 6 October 2018
Location: Town Centre, Harleston

The Harleston Food and Drink Festival will return. There will be a Street Market with stalls selling an array of locally-made products, from savoury pies to mouth-watering cakes and pastries, locally-reared meat to bottled preserves and fruit liqueurs, artisan bread to locally made apple juice and cider. There will also be games and activities.

Guided Fen Walk

Date: 6 October 2018
Location: Education Centre, Redgrave and Lopham Fen, Diss, Suffolk. IP22 2HX

10:30 to 13:00. Enjoy a walk around this stunning National Nature Reserve with naturalist and enthusiast John Hill, who will help you spot some of the wildlife to be seen at this time. The event is organised by the Suffolk and Wildlife Trust.

Tickets £4.00. Meet at the Education Centre. No booking necessary.

Guided Walk - Food and Drink

Date: 6 October 2018
Location: Around Town

Meet at The Swan Hotel.  Tours run every hour, on the hour from 10:00 until 15:00.  This walk must be booked in advance.  There are only 60 tickets, book early to avoid disappointment.

Running alongside the annual food and drink festival this walk will add a few stops at shops to sample local produce, from chocolate, meats, cheese, beer and cider, our artisan town has it all. Cost: £8.00 to include samples of food and drink. Walks will run throughout the day and be limited to 10 people for each Food and Drink walk to permit entry to participating outlets. This walk can be booked in advance for parties of 10 people, an ideal social outing for your group or organisation. To book, or for more information, please send an email to info@harlestonsfuture.org.uk

Tickets £8.00 per person, there are no discounts for children on this walk. There are a series of guided walking tours around the town throughout the summer, full details at Harleston Walks.

Wortwell Harvest Ceilidh

Date: 13 October 2018
Location: Low Road, Wortwell

Saturday 13 October, 19:00 - 23:00

Wortwell Open Gardens open this year are at Willow Mere, 25 Low Road, Wortwell and Waveney House, 23 Low Road, Wortwell  IP20 0HJ

Join your caller Chas Emmens for a great evening of entertainment, for the whole family. Adult Tickets £7 Children £4 or buy a family ticket for £20 (2 Adults/3 Children). Licensed bar, Raffle. Ticket price includes a ploughman Supper. Call 01986 788511 to buy tickets.

Visit www.wortwellcore.co.uk for information on all events organised at the Wortwell CORE .

Harleston Choral Society Christmas Concert

Date: 8 December 2018
Location: St John’s Church, Harleston

Saturday 8 December at 19:00

The society will be signing Handel’s Messiah Part I, followed by Telemann’s German Magnificat and carols (some with audience participation)

Further information from Jo Curry on 01986 875494, jo.curry@sky.com, or visit the website: at www.harlestonchoralsoc.org.uk



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