Filby Village Hall

Hall Secretary Mrs Joy Baldry

Tel. 01493 369375



Filby Village Hall, Filby Playing Field, Main Road, Filby, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR29 3HN

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Chairman Mr Adrian Thompson

Tel. 01493 369250



Filby Village News - 17th June 2019


Food Bank Collection Point

Any items which you would like to donate to Gt Yarmouth Salvation Army Food Bank can now be left in Filby Post Office.  Foods needed are tea, coffee, tinned fruit or vegetables, dried food like pasta, rice and breakfast cereals, instant porridge or noodles (many people do not have cooking facilities) There is a more comprehensive list in the post office if in doubt. Suitable items can be bought at the shop or brought in when you are passing.  Volunteers will collect the items and take them to the Salvation Army. Many thanks to Adrian and Jenny Thompson for making this possible. Any queries -  contact Joan 01493 369021.


Parish Council

The new SAM2 speed sign has been ordered and, following a meeting with Mr Adrian Thompson and Highways, the positions of this mobile sign have been agreed in Fleggburgh, Filby, Billockby and Clippesby. The sign has been funded by Filby and Fleggburgh Parish Councils and a contribution fromour Local Borough Councillor's allowance, and should be in place in 4/6 weeks. A 6pm Planning Meeting has been called for Tuesday 18th June in the Clubroom, all public welcome to attend. At present we have two sets of plans relating to the Homestead, main Road and the Barn at Market Lane, Filby Heath. These plans may be seen on the Parish Council website .


Village Screen

Filby Village Screenings are held at 2:30pm and 7:00 pm on the third Tuesday of each month. Tickets, priced at £4.00 per person, are available, at the door. Our film on Tue 18 Jun 'The Keeper'. It tells the incredible true story of Bert Trautmann (David Kross), a German soldier and prisoner of war who, against a backdrop of British post-war protest and prejudice, secures the position of Goalkeeper at Manchester City, and in doing so becomes a footballing icon. More


Filby & District Gardening Club

Next meeting is the Garden Party 2pm to 5.00pm. Sunday 7th July (Members and their invited guests, only).. Club usually meets, in Filby Village Hall, at 7pm on the second Tuesday of each month. All are welcome. Those wishing to become members may pay an annual membership of £12. Guests are charged at £3.00 per meeting, redeemable against the subsequent purchase of a membership fee. Refreshments are free at all meetings.


Coffee Morning

The next Coffee and Catch Up is Thursday 11th July 10am-12 in the New Hall. This year the proceeds will be allocated to Filby in Bloom, the Playing Field/New Hall and the Children's Christmas Party, so please support. Any donations of cakes and savouries can be left at the Post Office or at the Hall.



The next Bingo is Friday 12th July at 7.30pm in the Clubroom.Great Prizes and free refreshments.Anyone interested in buying prizes two times a year. You dont have to attend Bingo just enjoy shopping for bargains . Contact Adrian 01493 369250. We also need help at the Bingo each month from 7.30pm-9.30pm, helping with the prizes and teas. Please call Jenny on 01493 369250 or Joy on 01493 369375.


Open Gardens Weekend. 

Saturday and Sunday 20 and 21st July 10am-4pm. We have Radio Norfolk Garden Party broadcasting live from the Playing Field on Saturday 12 -2pm. If you would like to open your garden or get involved call Adrian on 01493 369250.This weekend raises money for the Church, Filby in Bloom and Filby Playing Field/Hall.



Thanks to Jane Biggs from Heart to Heart, we have three machines available for Public use in Filby. One at Filby Post Office, another at Filby Playing Field and a third machine at Filby School. The case for the School machine was donated by the David Thompson Foundation as this years project. If the machines are needed phone 999 and the operator will give you the code to access the equipment.