Welcome to our News Blog. Here you will find information about events and activities that are taking place in the Dersingham Village Centre.
Every week there is a blog post that tells you what is happening in the Centre over the next seven days. You’ll also find posts describing the courses and activities that are being run at the Centre. You can even find out if you’ve won a prize in our Village Centre Lottery!
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Forthcoming Special Events, Films, Talks etc.
The events listed below are run by the Dersingham Village Centre Association. These include the Village Voice Live talks and monthly Village Cinema film screenings. There are also special one off events run by the DVCA, often with fund-raising in mind. You can see some details of what we’ve got planned for the future from the listings below.
The dates given below are those that are planned, but they may change as may other details. There will be more information nearer the time. For regular classes and groups which take place in the Centre please see our weekly Blog posts.
Sunday November 10th – The Beetle Drive and lunch scheduled for this day has been cancelled.
Tuesday 12th November 7.30pm – Village Voice Live. Our regular monthly talks. This month we feature a talk by Jason Crown of Whata Hoot, a Norfolk gin distiller. Learn all about gin, taste it and buy it! Tickets £5 on the door including raffle and refreshments.
Tuesday 26th November 7.30pm – our usual last Tuesday in the month film screening. The November film is Green Book. A black concert pianist makes a tour of the Deep South accompanied by a red-neck driver and bodyguard. Funny, but also very poignant and superbly acted. Tickets £5 on the door, including tea, coffee etc.
Quiz night. More details later. The date for this event is still undecided.
Tuesday December 10th 7.30pm – Village Voice Live. As an addition to our usual monthly film screenings, tonight will be a special showing of the hilarious 1953 vintage comedy Monsieur Hulot’s Holiday, starring Jacques Tati. Tickets £5 including raffle and Christmas refreshments.
Wednesday December 25th – Christmas Lunch. An event aimed at those who will be on their own over Christmas or are otherwise unable to take part in the usual festivities. More details later.
Tuesday December 31st – New Year’s eve Disco & Supper. Tickets in advance only from Dersingham Post Office, price £25. Supper will be served at 9.00pm and there will, of course, be a licensed bar.
Tuesday 14th January 7.30pm – Village Voice Live. Our regular monthly talks. This month We shall be hearing about warships past and present, both on and under the surface, as Dave Clack of the West Norfolk Sub Aqua Club will give us a talk entitled 100 Below – The High Seas Fleet. Tickets £5 on the door, including refreshments and raffle.
Tuesday 28th January 7.30pm – our usual last Tuesday in the month film screening. The first film of the New Year is Fisherman’s Friends. Ten Cornish fishermen score a Top 10 hit when they are signed for Universal Records by a cynical record producer. Tickets £5 on the door, including tea, coffee etc.
Tuesday 25th February 7.30pm – our usual last Tuesday in the month film screening. A film that needs no introduction, Downton Abbey, based on the long-running hit TV series. As part of the evening there will be a special Downton style tea served at 6.00pm. Tickets £10 including the tea.
Saturday March 14th 2020 – Casino Night. Play blackjack, roulette and other casino games using ‘pretend’ money. Supper will be included in the ticket price. Dress up, this is a ‘black tie’ event!
Tuesday 31st March 7.30pm – our usual last Tuesday in the month film screening. This time the film is a romantic comedy, Finding Your Feet. An all star cast includes Imelda Staunton. Timothy Spall, Celia Imrie and Joanna Lumley. Tickets £5 on the door, including tea, coffee etc.