Local organisations, listed alphabetically


aboutDereham Partnership
Dereham has many assets and many things going for it as a place to live and a place to visit, yet these are not fully appreciated and more c…
Bishop Bonner’s Cottage Museum
Virtually untouched by the 21st century, this beautiful timber-framed, thatched building is particularly noted for its unusual coloured parg…
Dereham & District Guide Dogs
We co-ordinate the Norwich Forum for Guide Dog owners, including people waiting for a guide dog. Locally, in Dereham, we raise funds for the…
Dereham & District PROBUS Club
Our Club aims to bring together retired and partly retired professional and business people from the Dereham area, and provide an opportunit…
Dereham and District Allotment and Gardeners Society
The Society's aims are to protect Allotment Land and to provide a friendly help and support group for allotment holders and gardeners alike.…
Dereham Blues Festival
Dereham Blues Festival takes place every July, during the second full weekend. Each year, more than 120 bands apply to play at the festival …
Dereham Carnival
Dereham Carnival returned to Dereham in 2016 after a break of over 20 years. So far we have held the Carnival 3 times with great success a…
Dereham Heritage Trust
From academic beginnings in 1953, the Dereham Heritage Trust (formerly Antiquarian Society) is a friendly group of people who have a shared …
Dereham Jazz Society
Dereham Jazz Society promotes live jazz from its base at Dereham Golf Club, Dereham, Norfolk. We are a ‘not for profit’ organisation run…
Dereham Leisure Centre
Located in the heart of Dereham, Dereham Leisure Centre is a modern facility offering a 25m swimming pool, 55 station gym, sports hall, indo…
Dereham Memorial Hall
Dereham Memorial Hall was built in 1818 and was originally a coachworks. During the First World War it was turned into the Picture Palace, s…
Dereham Men’s Shed
Research has shown that loneliness and isolation can have a negative impact on a person’s mental and physical health and their well being.…
Dereham Photographic Club
Welcome to Dereham Photographic Club. We are a small club based in the heart of Norfolk with a keen interest in photography. The club hos…
Dereham Runners AC
The club was formed in 1986, and has grown in depth and membership since. A club which is open to all abilities and from the age 7 upwards.
Dereham Town Football Club
Dereham Town FC Sports & Leisure is a Members Club (unincorporated entity) based in mid-Norfolk. The day-to-day running of the Club is overs…
Dereham Town Pastors
Dereham Town Pastors was launched in 2016 as a voluntary, independent, inter-denominational church initiative to bring a safe and welcoming …
Dereham Walkers are Welcome
"Dereham Walkers are Welcome" or "Dereham WaW" is a not for profit organisation with the aims of: • Promoting Dereham as a good location…
Dereham Windmill
Enjoy a visit to a Grade 2 Listed Windmill built in 1835. No longer used as a working mill, it has been restored by the Dereham Windmill Cha…
Forge House Yaxham Bed & Breakfast
Forge House is a quiet, traditional, adult only Bed & Breakfast in Yaxham, on the edge of Dereham. We are rated 4 star Silver by Visit Engla…
Friendly Faces
Friendly Faces and The Alzheimer's Society are merging in Dereham to offer friendship, support and advice to people who care for family memb…
Glendower House Apartments
At Glendower Guest Apartments we have 7 private and self-catering apartments perfect for just a night, or a longer stay. We accommodate si…
Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse
Enjoy a fascinating journey through the story of rural Norfolk, at this museum and traditional farm set in 50 acres of beautiful countryside…
HEART OF NORFOLK ODDFELLOWS- DEREHAM
The Heart of Norfolk Oddfellows friendly society help people to live happy lives. Have fun and make new friends at our social get-togethers,…
Kickstart Norfolk
Based in Dereham, Kickstart Norfolk is the largest and only sustainable Wheels to Work Charity in the UK. Recognising transport as being a m…
Love Dereham
Love Dereham is a local charity that seeks to show love to the people of Dereham. We offer a range of projects that deliver love in practica…
Mid Norfolk Railway
The Mid-Norfolk Railway is owned and operated by the volunteers of the Mid-Norfolk Railway Preservation Trust. From our base in Dereham, Nor…
Mid Norfolk Singers
The Mid-Norfolk Singers were established in 1946 as an educational evening class. Over the years we have grown in numbers to approximately 8…
Puzzlescape
At Puzzlescape in Dereham we have a series of escape rooms of varying difficulty. Essentially it is a live game. You and your team will ente…
Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes
The Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes (RAOB) is one of the largest fraternal organisations in the United Kingdom. The order started in 1…
St Nicholas Parish Church
St Nicholas Church at Dereham is the largest church within the Team. The mission of St. Nicholas is to bring the Christian message to the pe…
St Withburga’s Well
St Withburga's Well is a holy spring located in the churchyard of St Nicholas in the centre of East Dereham. The water sprang from the grave…
Strikes Bowling & Planet Zoom
With our ten lane bowling alley and large children’s indoor soft play area, there is fun for all the family. We have a fully licensed bar …
The George Hotel and Restaurant
The George is an independent free house run by husband and wife team Gareth and Rebecca Williams. Gareth is head chef, with a wealth of expe…
Trinity Methodist Church
The story of Methodism in Dereham may well have begun on the very site of Trinity church! The Rev. John Wesley made over forty visits to Nor…
U3A Dereham
U3A (The University of the Third Age) is a UK-wide movement which brings together people in their ‘third age’ to develop their interests…
Wellspring Family Church
Wellspring Family Church is a friendly, lively, growing Christian Church serving the community of Dereham and the surrounding villages since…