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 - 16th August 2019


Filby's Neighbourhood Plan.

In the coming week, a Residents Survey will be delivered to each property. Please complete and return to the Post Office or these can be left out and collected on 30th August. You can also complete a form online at In addition to this we are holding an Open Day on Wednesday 14th August 10am-1pm in the Clubroom, to further explain the importance of the Neighbourhood plan. Please support this exercise in returning the forms and attending the Open Day as it will shape development in Filby till 2030.


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.


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 20th Aug is 'Mary Queen of Scots'. Saoirse Ronan plays the reigning Scottish queen, with Margot Robbie tackling Queen Elizabeth I, Mary's cousin and Queen of England and Ireland. Their family dynamics are very twisted, to say the least. The film focuses on Mary, Queen of Scots' attempt to overthrow and execute her cousin to take her throne. Elizabeth finds out about this attempt and condemns Mary to imprisonment and an eventual execution. More


Theatre East presents "Way back when" in the 50's and 60'.

Filby Village Hall. A fun night of song,dance and comedy. There is a raffle and quiz. Tea and Coffee available or bring your own tipple and nibbles. Saturday 24th August 7.30pm. Tickets in advance from Filby Post Office at £5 or pay on the door.


August Bank Holiday Fete.

The 65th annual fete is on Monday 26th August 1pm to 5pm . If you like a stall for your business or charity call Adrian on 01493 369250. Classic cars/tractors, archery, dog displays, donkey rides, farm pets corner, Razz the clown's children's show, fun for all the family. New this year is a climbing wall.  Free admission and free car parking. Raffle books are now available at the Post Office. Pat and Margaret would welcome any cakes, savouries, tinned food, vegetables from your garden, in fact anything that will sell on the cake stall. You always surprise us with your generosity at this one time of the year. Help keep Filby the lovely village it is. Anything can be left at the Shop or in the Hall on 26 August. Many thanks.


Filby & District Gardening Club

Next meeting is Tuesday 10th September, 2019. Speaker Alan Watson. 'Chrysanthemums'. 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 12th September10am-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 13th September 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.