Father’s Day gifts galore at Saturday Club

King’s Lynn town centre was a hub of creativity when children were invited to make something special for Father’s Day at a free workshop. The Vancouver Quarter’s Saturday Club was open for new members on Saturday, June 16 and it was packed with youngsters busy making a brilliant gift in time for Sunday. “There were … Continued

Hanse fun, games and flags

A huge variety of flags joined the Hanse Festival parade in King’s Lynn after members of the Vancouver Quarter’s Saturday Club had another wonderfully creative session. The club met in the King’s Lynn shopping centre on Saturday morning where they enjoyed making their own flags ready to take part in Sunday’s festivities – the third … Continued

Families celebrate creatures of the sea

Families enjoyed a free workshop in King’s Lynn on Saturday that celebrated the creatures of the sea. True’s Yard Fisherfolk Museum and Vancouver Quarter teamed up to run the activity from 10am to 3pm in the vacant unit on New Conduit Street, opposite Wilko. The aim was to teach children about the diverse sea life with an activity … Continued

Easter Eggstravaganza

Easter was royally celebrated in King’s Lynn’s Vancouver Quarter when crowned children were among hundreds of families taking part in the annual Easter Egg Trail. Using specially-produced maps, youngsters turned super-sleuth on Saturday to find 15 giant Easter eggs which were hidden around the town centre. Each egg was displaying something unique which had to be noted … Continued

WIN A Family Ticket to Easter Panto at Alive Corn Exchange

  WIN A Family Ticket to Easter Panto at Alive Corn Exchange   Don’t miss another fun-filled Easter pantomime from the same team behind The Wizard of Oz and Peter Pan. With a star cast, impressive music, energetic dance routines as well as plenty of jokes, slapstick and heaps of audience participation!   This  spellbinding … Continued

Putting Mother’s Day in the picture

Children showed their love for their mum during a free photo shoot by a professional photographer in the Vancouver Quarter at the weekend. The pop-up studio was situated next to Costa Coffee and opposite Wilko on New Conduit Street and ran from 10am to 4pm on Saturday – a week before Mothering Sunday. Families were then … Continued

Family fun in King’s Lynn ahead of Mothering Sunday

Children can show their love for their mum with two special events ahead of Mother’s Day in the heart of King’s Lynn town centre. On Saturday 3 March, a week before Mothering Sunday, the Vancouver Quarter’s popular Saturday Club will return and see children create a special gift for their mum during the free family-fun … Continued

Colourful celebration for Chinese New Year

There was a real splash of colour as the Saturday Club worked on decorations for the Chinese New Year which starts on Friday. Families were encouraged to get creative and join the workshop fun at the first Saturday Club meeting of the year and make spinning dragons, Year of the Dog stained-glass pictures and Chinese … Continued

Challenge win helps West Norfolk Mind

The winners of last year’s Vancouver Quarter Business Challenge have presented their prize cheque to the West Norfolk Mind charity. Staff at King’s Lynn-based Studio20a took the honours after accumulating the most points in a variety of challenges over the year. The company, which has a Tuesday Market Place base, specialises in design, photography and … Continued

Bauble Trail leads to charity donation

A West Norfolk charity has benefited from the bauble-hunting skills of residents who took part in a popular event organised by the Vancouver Quarter team last year. There was a range of fantastic prizes on offer for everyone who took part in the December event and the prize draw-winning family nominated Mencap to receive £100 … Continued