Two special events have been planned to celebrate the fifth anniversary of a Norfolk venue. 

Lyng Village Hall, near Dereham, opened in April 2019 and it was funded by the National Lottery Community Fund, grant givers and local donations. 

A stand-up comedy night, presented by PIE Entertainment, will take place there on Saturday, April 27 from 6.30pm to 11pm, with the show from 8pm. 

Eastern Daily Press: The host is Demitris DeechThe host is Demitris Deech (Image: Supplied)

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The host is Demitris Deech, whose "intellectual look at life delivered in his cheeky, playful manner makes him a big hit with many audiences".

Also performing is Suzy Bennett, a former winner of the prestigious Funny Women Award.

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Completing the line-up is John Newton, who will cover "a massive spectrum of subjects from the surreal to the hard-hitting".

Tickets cost £15 (ages 16+) and are available at Lyng Stores & Tea Room (cash only) or you can call 07871 625912 for bank transfers, text 07557 550127 to arrange a card payment or email

On Saturday, June 15 from 12noon to 9pm the Beer, Gin and Rum Festival will take place in the Village Hall, with a barbecue at 6pm.