Reefs Bar

Please see Reefs website for details of gigs:

Food is served every day from Noon until 10 p.m.(Sundays until 9 p.m.)   Including the Winter Warmer Breakfast served daily from Noon. 

Additionally there is the following special offer:

Sunday Carvery:  Choice of two roast meats with homemade Yorkshire puddings and up to eight vegetables .   Also a choice of desserts

Prices: 1 Adult  course - £6.50;  2 Adult courses - £8.95   Children: £4.80 and £7.25 respectively.   Served from Midday until 4 p.m. every Sunday.

Saturday 16th. December - Christmas Party Night from 9 p.m.  Music from "Monroe".  Free Buffet.  Fancy dress is optional and there is a prize for the best outfit.


 The Star Inn, Lessingham

Congratulations to The Star for being awarded and again retaining the maximum five stars for food hygiene by North Norfolk District Council and also for being included in CAMRA's Good Beer Guide 2018 - making it eight years on the trot!

Very many congratulations to The Star for being voted Norfolk & Norwich CAMRA's Rural Pub of 2017.

First Wednesday of each month starting at 8.30 p.m. - Acoustic Nights - bring along your own instruments and play some tunes or just come along for a sing song

Please note that The Star is closed for the whole of Mondays (except Bank Holidays)


Christmas Trips

The Sea Palling with Waxham Community Trust has organised the following events::

Christmas Pantomime - Saturday 16th. December - A coach trip to see The Wizard of Oz at Sheringham Little Theatre for all children under 16 years living in the Village.  Pre-show lunch  is also included. Siblings must be accompanied by one adult at no cost. Additional adults will be charged at a nominal £7.

This will be on a "first come, first served" basis with priority given to young families.

 Cromer End of Pier Show.   Thursday 14th, December.   A free trip for over 65's living within the Parish Boundaries.  Travel by coach and lunch are included.

An application form has been included with October's Village Newssheet.   If you wish to attend either then please complete the form and return it as soon as possible to either - Pam Millsted, Sandylands, Waxham, NR12 0ED ( telephone 598408) or Pul Downes, The Old Chapel, Sea Palling (598881).


Village Hall Craft Fairs

Craft Fayres, run by Norfolk Creative Crafters, will hold the next one from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday 10th. December in Palling Village Hall.  

Free admission and you are welcome to come and browse,. There will be stalls both inside and outside the Hall showing embroidery, plants , jewellery and many more crafted items. Tea, cofee and cake available. For more information please telephone Shirley on 01692 598418.


Parish Council 

The next Parish Council meeting will be held on Tuesday 28th. November commencing at 7.30 p.m. in the Village Hall.  Everyone is welcome to attend.


Beach Cleans

Volunteers are needed for the next beach cleaning sessions on Palling beach.   These will be held on the following Saturdays: 30th. December (11 a.m.) and 27th. January (10 a.m.).

Meet at the ramp by the Reefs Bar, Beach Road.  Please come along and help keep the beach safe for wildlife and people and also help clear the oceans of plastic waste which is deadly to Sealife.

Beach cleaning sessions are tide dependent and could be cancelled if the tide is excessively high or there are very severe weather conditions.   Please check websites (see below).

Full details from the organiser Michelle Duddy on or or visit the Marine Conservation Society's website 


Wednesday Lunches

Lunch is served in the Church Rooms, Church Road from Noon onwards on the first Wednesday of each month.  No charge but donations gratefully received.   The next one will be on Wednesday 6th. December.


Games Afternoons

Scrabble & Cribbage. - if you'd like a game or prefer just a cup of tea then come along to the Church Rooms, Church Road on the Second Monday of the month from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.  Subs: £1 (includes refreshments)  Everyone welcome.

Next session: Monday 11th. December.


Christmas Fair

Saturday 25th. November from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Village Hall.   Father Christmas will be there together with some of his reindeer. A welcoming Xmas drink, cake stall, tombola, raffle, refreshments, craft stalls etc..  If you want a stall please contact Margaret on 01692 598828


Book Club

A book club group meets on the first Thursday of each month at Stalham Library starting at 18.30.  Further information from the Library on 01692 580794.  The next meeting is scheduled for Thursday 7th. December.


Stalham Library

Stalham Library offers a range of varied activities including Business Start Up Advice, French conversation and Under 5s Story Time amongst others.   

Further information may be had by either telephoning 01692 580794 or on-line at Norfolk County Council ( and following this pathway - Libraries - Opening times & locations - Stalham - list of events.

Free Wi-Fi is available at the Library.  All that's needed is your library card and PIN.


Mobile Library

Next Visit: Thursday 30th. November. 

Palling -  Village Hall                                           10.50 - 11.10

Waxham - Woodside Bungalow                          11.15 - 11.30

Waxham - Brograve Farm Cottage                     11.35 - 11.50

Horsey - Old Nelson Head Pub Corner               12.00 - 12.10

(Information from Norfolk County Council - 01692 402482


Shopping Trips for December 2017

Friday 8th. December - Norwich

Friday 22nd. December - Great Yarmouth

Telephone May on 01692 580940 for bookings.


North Norfolk Festivals

Throughout the year there's a wealth of festivals all along the North Norfolk Coast with something for everyone from "high art to low comedy".     Further details on


Norfolk & Norwich Festival

The 2018 Festival will be held from 11th. to 27th. May.  Some shows have already been arranged.  Details may be found on


Art Group

The Art & Craft Group meet every Thursday afternoon from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Church Room, Church Road.  Come along and join us for a couple of hours to draw, paint, sew or knit or whatever takes your fancy.   Tea, coffee, cake and chatting are mandatory!

Further information from either Frances 02692 598037 or Fran 01692 584252


Sea Palling Singers

Every Monday night from 7p.m. to 8.30 the Nissen Hut, Church Road.    Everyone is very welcome - abiliity to read music irrelevant; desire to sing preferable; sense of humour essential!  Subs. are £2 - for more information please telephone Beverley on 598881.

The Singers will be carolling at HIckling House on Monday 11th. December and performing at the Christmas Celebration at St. Margaret of Antioch, Palling on Friday 22nd. December.  Following this there will not be any Monday sessions in January nor February until 19th. February.


 Village Hall Quiz and Supper nights

The next one will be start at 7.30 p.m. on Saturday 20th. January.      

These popular events are held every month (except December) and it is essential to book a table (for a team of up to six people) for catering puposes.   Please telephone 01692 598828 or 598464 or e-mail  The current cost is £8.00 per person for the quiz together with a 3 course supper with vegetarian option.     Please bring your own beverages. 


Regular Events in the Hall

Telephone Alex on 01692 598029 for information on bookings

 The Hall has now a "Facebook" page - Sea Palling and Waxham Village Hall

The Fish & Chip Van is outside the Village Hall from 5 to 7p.m.on Wednesday evenings.

Carpet Bowls - Mondays & Thursdays at 7.30 p.m.  Subs.£1.50 per session including refreshments.   Please telephone Diane Mann before coming -  01692 580827

Yoga every Thursday from 9.45 a.m.-11.15 a.m. followed by Gentle Yoga Hour - 11.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m.    Details: or Clare on 01692 598022  

Quiz & Supper nights - Third Saturday of each month (any changes to dates will be advertised) start 7.30 p.m.    

Bingo - First Friday of every month (any changes will be advertised). Starts 7.30 p.m.  Lots of prizes to be won and a cash accumulator which increses by £5 per month until it's won.

Line Dancing - Wednesdays from 7 to 9 p.m.  Beginners welcome. Format :- 7 - 8 Beginners; 8 - 9 Intermediate.  Sense of humour essential - great fun.  Price £2 per session including refreshments.  For Information please call Margaret on 01692 598828.