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 - 20th January 2020


Village Screen

Filby Village Screenings are held at 2:30pm and 7:00 pm on the third Tuesday of each month. Tickets, priced at £4.50 per person, are available, at the door. Regret, there is no film in January.  More


Jenny's Jumble Sale.

Saturday 1 February 2pm Filby Village Hall. Plenty of parking, refreshments and loads of Bargains. Proceeds to Filby Organisations.


World Wetland Day Walk

On Sunday, February 2 from 10.30am to 12.30pm. Meet at the Claypits Car Park and explore the natural areas of Filby and the special protected wetlands. Call 07711 439180 for further information. An event celebrating 25 years of conservation of the Trinity Broads for people and wildlife.


Filby & District Gardening Club

Next meeting - Tuesday 11th February 2020, Speaker Guy Barker on 'Snowdrops and Spring Treasures'. The Club 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.  Contact Caroline on 01493 369145 or Sue on 01493 369291.


Coffee Morning

The next coffee and catch up is Thursday 13th February 10am-12 in the New Hall. This year the proceeds will be allocated to Filby in Bloom, the Playing Field/New Hall, the Children's Christmas Party and the Village Christmas Lunch, so please support. Any donations of cakes and savouries can be left at the Post Office or at the Hall.



Eyes down Friday 14th February at 7.30pm in the Clubroom.Great Prizes and free refreshments.


Filby's Neighbourhood Plan

A meeting was held on Tuesday 26th November at 7pm. The Plan is at the draught pre submission stage. We hope to submit the final plan to the Borough Council at the end of the Year.


Filby in Bloom

Work continues every Saturday morning from 9am. If you would like to help or get involved at any other time call Adrian on 01493 369250. Meet at the Farm opposite the Post Office at 9am. Looking forward to 2020, we are back in Britain in Bloom, representing the Anglia Region. We are looking at a display to mark the Bell Restoration at Filby Chuch and a display to mark 75th VE Anniversary. We need someone to help put our Portfolio together. Each week we take photos of the work being carried out ,and the portfolio shows the Years work. This could be part of a school or college project or a project for someone simply interested in village life. Please call 010493 369250 if you would like more information and are interested. Thanks to Liz Clarke for taking on the Raffle for Filby in Bloom on alternative Months at Filby Bridge Restaurant. This Saturday staining and teak oiling the seats on the Pound and start chipping back pavements.


Conservation Group

The proposed Filby Lands and Conservation Trust are in the process of purchasing a plot of land in the Village to plant up as a Community Woodland. It would welcome the involvement of the whole community in this project. If you would like to assist in any way, either in terms of financial support, expertise or practical work, then please contact Ken Saul on 01493 369021 or email