Village Voice Live talks

village centre logoA big thank you to everyone who supported our recent Village Voice Live event, which was a fascinating talk by Dr Paul Richards about the Port of King’s Lynn, Past and Present. Over forty people attended, which made it a very successful evening.

The Trustees of the Village Centre have been thinking about the future of Village Voice Live, which has suffered from a lack of support since the event restarted after the various lockdowns. The talks, which have been running for over fifteen years, will be taking a break now, but they could return if there is enough public support. We welcome your views and any suggestions for new speakers or topics.

If you want to have your say about Village Voice Live, you can contact us by email at or you can reach us on our Facebook page at

If there is enough interest we will hope to organise some more talks either later this year or early in 2023. Meanwhile we take this opportunity to thank Parish Councillor Tony Bubb, who initiated Village Voice Live and has been the driving force behind it over many years!

Village Cinema Today – Tuesday 26th July

The next film screening in the Village Centre will be on Tuesday 26th July. The film is The Last Bus (12), starring Timothy Spall and Phyllis Logan.  Spall plays the part of a man who spent many happy years in Cornwall with his then young wife. Eventually the couple relocated to Scotland where she dies and her by now ancient husband makes it his mission to return her ashes to their beloved Cornwall. To do this he uses the only means at his disposal – his bus pass.

The film will commence at 7.30pm and tickets are available on the door, priced at £6 with under 16s £3. Entry includes a cup of tea, coffee or squash. A licensed bar is available.

film poster july 2022

Dr Paul Richards talk, Tuesday 12th July

The next of our monthly talks is this Tuesday 12th July at 7.30pm.  The ever popular Lynn historian Dr Paul Richards will be giving a talk on The Port of King’s Lynn – Then and Now. As always the talk is bound to be packed with fascinating facts and interesting anecdotes!

Tickets are sold on the door of the Village Centre at a cost of £6. This includes a ticket for the raffle draw and a cup of tea, coffee etc and maybe even a piece of cake!

The future of Village Voice Live

Dr Richards’s talk will mark the end of the current season of Village Voice Live. If the event is well supported then there may be more talks in the future, but only if the demand is there from yourselves. In the meantime we would like to thank Tony Bubb who has been tireless in his quest to find interesting and entertaining speakers. Village Voice Live has been running for over fifteen years now and it would be a shame for the event to fade away. So, please come along and enjoy a good evening.

Poster for talk about Lynn seaport

Lottery Draw July 2022

image of lottery draw Every month there’s a chance to win a Village Centre Lottery prize. The fixed costs of the Centre are quite considerable, particularly given that energy costs are sky-rocketing, so your contributions are especially welcome. Of course, we would love to have more players so that the Centre gets even more help.

If you know anyone who would like to join the lottery then you’ll be giving us a big helping hand. It costs just £5 per month and the more players the bigger the prize fund. Anyone can join the lottery draw online by visiting our Village Centre Fundraising page Thank you for your support!

This month’s draw was made on Tuesday 5th July 2022. The results are: First prize, number 63 winning £24.75. Second prize number 31 winning £16.50 and third prize number 70 winning £8.25.