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information, photographs, history, activities and events
in the villages of Ellingham and Kirby Cane.
Some of the sponsors of the playground equipment


The new roundabout is available for play.


Summer Party 26th August

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Summer Boot Camp 29th July for six weeks. The class is for all abilities and ages. Adults (16+) £5 and children FREE. To book call 01508 531444

What's on?

29th July for six week - Summer Boot Camp

South Norfolk Council will be running a family boot camp for 6-weeks over the summer at Kirby Cane Memorial Hall. This starts on Sunday 29 July, 10.30 to 11.30pm for 6 weeks. 

The class is for all abilities and ages. Adults (16+) £5 and children FREE. To book call 01508 531444 or email tgeorge AT s-Norfolk.gov.uk

18th August - Salad bar lunch

In aid of Cancer Research. 12.30 to 2.30pm in the Memorial Hall. £6.

19th August - Holy Communion

11.00am All Saints Church, Kirby Cane.

26th August - Morning prayer

10.00am St Mary's Church, Ellingham.

26th August  - Summer playing field party

2pm to 8pm. Entrance: adults £1, children 50p.

There will be stores, games, music, entertainment and refreshments, which include local beer from the Bull in the Woods Brewery, wine and Pimms.

All proceeds going to local causes.

Regular activities

There are regular activities too - please see Groups for details.

Monday  Art Group  2-4pm  Memorial Hall   
  Bingo  7pm Memorial Hall
 for over 16's
Tuesday Keep Fit 7.30pm Memorial Hall
Wednesday Computer Club 2pm Memorial Hall
Week 3
Knit & Natter 2pm Memorial Hall Every 2 weeks
  Computer Club 
Memorial Hall
 Week 1
   WI 7.30pm Memorial Hall   Week 4

Carpet Bowls


2-4pm 5pm - 6pm6.15pm - 7.15pm
Memorial Hall

Saturday St Mary's Church coffee morning 10.30am Memorial Hall   Weeks 2
Pre-school Monday to Friday 9.15am to 2.45pm, in the Memorial Hall.

Related organisations
  • Memorial Hall

    Two rooms are available: the main hall 20 x 10 m with hatch to kitchen and a cosy, carpeted smaller room for more intimate gatherings. Also a grassed area with summer house, to the rear of the hall.

  • Ellingham & Kirby Cane Computer Club

    A friendly group and hopefully we increase our knowledge of various popular aspects of computing too! You don't need a computer to join us.

  • Kirby Cane & Ellingham Parish council

    The council elected by you from our parishioners.

A chronology of Ellingham and Kirby Cane

A Chronology of Ellingham and Kirby Cane

0AD.pdf© Jo Gooderham 2016, 
reproduced by kind permission

     1801-6 Enclosure

Ellingham Mill 1612
     Loddon & Clavering Hundreds
     Early Medieval

Special items

Ellingham Mill

Golden Jubilee celebrations, 2002

Ellingham, the Waveney Valley Line and World War II (WWII)

Home Guard.

The local brigades for boys and girls in the 1940's and 50's.

English humour.

St Mark's Mission Hall.

Methodist Chapel

Memories of 'The Green Hut'.

Broadband for rural Norfolk