Armed Forces Day is a chance to show your support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community from currently serving troops to service families, veterans and cadets. The Bridge for Heroes who provide mental health and wellbeing support for the HM Armed Forces Community will be marking the day in King’s Lynn, and Karl Perryman from BFH told Si how you can join in too.
After a two year break, due to Covid, Festival Too returns to King’s Lynn over the next few weeks with some amazing live music, and as ever it’s FREE. Abbie Panks is chair of F2 and say’s “there is something for everyone”…
Sunset LIVE is three days of live music, and fun at Earlham Park, near Norwich featuring Simply Read, Orchestral Ibiza Classics, Michael Ball & Alfie Boe and more. Liz Hobbs and her amazing team are behind the concerts which start this Friday (24th June). <Pic Liz Hobbs Group>
With stories, stand-up, and songs followed by a candid, and hilarious Q and A session with the audience, Su Pollard shows again why she is a national treasure in the FEEL GOOD show of 2022. Si said ‘He-Di-Hi’ to Su, and had a chat about the show which comes to the Princess Theatre in Hunstanton on Sunday, June 26th
Medieval merchants, sea-shanties, flag waving, Latvian dancing, live music and a regatta on the river return to King’s Lynn this weekend as the town celebrates its current and historic membership of the Hanseatic League. Nick Daubney knows a thing or two about it…
Put on your blue suede shoes and come celebrate the music of the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll with the UK’s supreme Elvis – Rob Kingsley – and his talented cast. This breath-taking recreation of a live Elvis Presley concert takes you on an epic audio-visual journey through time like you’ve never seen before. It’s at the Alive Corn Exchange on Sunday 19th June. The wannabe King spoke to Si about the show….
The Dog Father from Chanel 5’s ‘Dogs Behaving Very Badly’ is coming to the Alive Corn Exchange, and this morning he joined Si to chat about the show, training dogs and offer some tips for even the naughtiest of doggies. If you’d like to see Graeme, and perhaps even ask a question you can book tickets here.
The West Norfolk RSPCA are pleased to announce our sponsored dog walk is back for 2022 – This year they are swapping from Sandringham to Holkham Hall – with the kind permission of Earl and Countess of Leicester. There will also be Grand Draw Tickets available on the day – with many great prizes! Centre Manager at Eau Brink told Si some more about life at re-homing centre and the Walk in June.
It’s Mental Health Awareness Week and Matt Oakes is the Chairman of the 8:56 Foundation which exists to raise awareness, increase the profile of support, and reduce the stigma associated with mental health. By using sport as an aid they want to encourage men to talk and reduce the risk of loneliness and isolation.
The fantastic team at Trundley in Tilney All Saints, 20 of them, will be climbing Scafell Pike this Saturday. They will be attempting the climb and coming home all in one day for the Pandora Project which provides support and advice for women and children affected by domestic abuse across West Norfolk. They hope to raise £5000 and you can donate here.
Keep smiling is what Tommy J from Heacham says, and if you’re around him you can’t help it! He made it past the judges of BGT at the weekend with David Walliams warming to him the most. You’ve probably heard and seen him before around West Norfolk, this morning Si gave him a quick call to talk about his performance, and how it felt to fulfil a dream. (Tommy is pictured with his Dad ‘Rollo’)
Emma’s Hedgehog Hotel in Terrington St Clement provides a rescue service for injured or sick hedgehogs, including medical treatment with the assistance of a local Veterinary Hospital. It’s a registered charity and without it the lives of Hedgehogs would be full of even more peril. Who knew their life was so tough, Emma explains.
The Watlington Players are a well regarded local amateur dramatic society, staging musicals, plays and pantomimes including Shrek this June. Kevin Rooney is the Director….. Find out more
Next month Nick Sawyer from Saint Engineering, and Julie Anne Clarke from Vets for Pets will travel around 5,000 to help animals in Ukraine. Together they need your help to fill their van which leaves for the war-torn country in June, please if you can make a donation at Vets for Pets on the Hardwick in King’s Lynn.
The last time Nick made the journey he came home with ‘Fluffy’. Nick told Si why he was compelled to go back and if there was any chance of finding a pal for his new forever friend.
Stephenson Smart are back at GEAR this weekend with an 11-strong team and are hoping to regain their corporate title! The 11-strong team will be taking part on Sunday to raise money for the company’s charity partner, East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH). Neil Gayton from the firm told us about their preparation…
Russell’s International Circus is back this year with a brand new Show for 2022. The breathtaking two hour performance is jam-packed with mesmerising aerial displays, jaw-dropping stunts, world-class comedy and much, much more. Alex from the Big Top is ready for two weeks in Downham Market and told us what you can expect.
Nova Training are a community focused college that seeks to engage students from the local area and improve their life chances through a variety of formal qualifications, building confidence, improving behaviours and attitudes, and giving them something to engage with and make them feel valued as a member of society. Ruth Taylor from Nova told Si all about what they do and some more how they are helping Scotty’s Little Soliders.
In June Alan will cycle, swim, run and/or walk around 300 miles over 4 days starting in Hunstanton, sitting or swimming in every river in Norfolk, with his mates, but why? #SitInAStream
The Grand East Anglia Run is FIVE days away…. This morning Run For All ‘s Marketing Commercial Manager, Erin Jones spoke with Si about the day…
On Wednesday 13th April 2022, Docking Market celebrated 10 years of trading, and Si was joined by Peter Thompson who has set his alarm for stupid o’clock every Wednesday morning since 2012 to set up his stall…
The first #Supersonic90sNight is at Alive Corn Exchange on Saturday 14th May it’s the ultimate 90’s party featuring a set of Brit Pop and indie classics from Revival. DJ sets from local legend Bongo Ted and 90s Jam playing all the best dance tunes of the 90’s to end the night. Jonny from Revival spoke to Si about the night, have a listen and get tickets here.