December 2008 News in Brief
Panto Tickets on Sale
Tickets are on sale for
Hethersett’s annual village pantomime Aladdin which takes place in the
village hall from January 17th to 24th.
Performances will take
place on the evenings of the 17th, 19th, 20th,
21st, 22nd, 23rd and 24th at
7.45p.m with matinees at 2.30 p.m on the 17th and 24th.
Prices vary between £5 and £7 depending on particular shows. They are available by telephoning Norwich 811005 or 811481 or from Hethersett Library on Saturday mornings between 10 a.m and noon.
The November Painting for
Pleasure exhibition held in Hethersett Village Hall raised £155 from
refreshments and decorated gift boxes. This has been presented to the
Hethersett Parochial Charity.
The exhibition proved a very popular event, showcasing the artistic talent of local people who “paint for pleasure.”
Junior School News
Year six children from
Hethersett Junior School dressed up and experienced life in a Victorian
classroom during a visit to Great Cressingham as part of their studies of this
era in British history. Meanwhile year five children have visited Holt Hall to
study the River Glaven. They were able to measure the depth and width of the
river and its flow rate at various points on its journey to the sea. Year
three children visited Norwich Castle.
“These visits provide an
invaluable stimulus for the children,” said Head Teacher Andy Whittle.
Year three children have been particularly busy with a performance of Joseph before the whole school and parents: “Everyone greatly enjoyed the performances and the children’s efforts, well directed by the teachers, were fantastic,” Mr Whittle added.
The Spring 2009 course
organised by the Hethersett branch of the Workers’ Educational Association (WEA)
will be delivered by Chad Goodwin on the subject of “The Norfolk
The 10 week course will start at 7.30 p.m on 15th January at Hethersett High School.
Football Club Quiz
Football Club held a family fun evening and quiz at Little Melton Village
A unique format pitted
eight teams against each other in a league style format with the winners being
Mel’s Meteors led by club founder and current secretary Mel Perkins. The
evening also saw the draw for the club’s Christmas raffle. The event was
organised by a number of club members The previous week 20 club members
enjoyed a darts evening with A team player Adam Buffin beating his coach Neil
Luther in the final.