events throughout december
children’s christmas party – tuesday 24th december
A wonderful early evening celebration for all the children!
Bernie will be providing the music for a great Christmas party and a VERY special seasonal visitor will be arriving on The Knoll!
A magical evening not to be missed!
Starting at 5pm
80s & 90s disco – saturday 21st december
Remember those mullet hairstyles and chunky jewellery…those gaudy neon colours and spandex leggings?
Get checking the back of your wardrobes for some old 80s / 90s trendy gear and come and join us for a cracker of a pre-Christmas party with BERNIE C.
b4 – saturday 14th december
We’re looking forward to having B4, a great rock band from Thetford, playing at the Keys on Saturday 14th December.
Classic rock to modern….. Come and enjoy an evening of great music!
bertie bassett’s disco – friday 6th december
We’ve got the one and only BERTIE BASSETT DISCO here to entertain at the Cross Keys this coming Friday.
Book the date and come and share in a great evening of musical entertainment!
murphy’s lore – saturday 16th november
Great news! We’ve got the fabulous Murphy’s Lore performing at the Keys this coming Saturday – 16th November.
They’re a superb Norfolk folk rock band who are not to be missed.
See you Saturday – 9pm!
children in need – saturday 9th november
Come along and enjoy an evening of fun while helping Pudsey Bear raise some cash for this great children’s charity.
Lots going on with activities from 8pm ’til late.
hallowe’en family fun – saturday 2nd november
Come and join in the spooky fun!
Plenty for all the family to enjoy.
From 4pm ’til late.
Pumpkin Carving & Fancy Dress Competitions
Ian’s hallowe’en quiz night – wednesday 30th october
Start sharpening up those little grey cells in preparation for Ian’s special Hallowe’en Quiz.
A great evening’s entertainment.
Please get your table of up to 6 people booked in for the quiz in advance.
gray wolf band – saturday 19th october
For those who love rock, this is definitely a night of live music not to be missed!
Gray Wolf are a fun rock covers band who’ll certainly get the pub rockin’.
Come and enjoy from 9:00pm.
charity christmas card sale – saturday 19th october
Save yourself a trip into town and come and support your favourite charities!
A number of local and national charities will be bringing a large assortment of Christmas cards to the Cross Keys on Saturday 19th October. 10:00am – 1:00pm.
A chocolate tombola, and tea/coffee and bacon rolls will also be available during the morning.
irish / folk evening – thursday 17th october
Come and enjoy a pint, a bit of toe tapping, and a lively Irish jig or two with the Rum Smugglers tomorrow night.
First time at the Keys, so let’s give them a big welcome!
Eclipse duo – saturday 12th october
Another Saturday night of great music with this talented duo.
Come and enjoy!
acshec – saturday 5th october
We’ve got a top class tribute band to AC/DC playing at the Keys.
Brilliant music – great musicians – don’t miss them!
the badger set – saturday 28th september
A great acoustic duo, the Badger Set, will be bringing us live music this coming Saturday.
Come along and enjoy some great tracks from previous decades performed by these talented musicians.
ian’s monthly quiz – Wednesday 25th september
Ian will be back with a motley selection of questions at our lively monthly Quiz Night on Wednesday 25th September.
Don’t forget to book your team in well in advance since space is at a premium at this popular event.
bikes@the_Keys – saturday 21st september
Bikes@theKeys are returning for the final time this season on 21st September so don’t miss them!
This event is open to all bikers, who are also eligible for a 10% discount on food during the event.
On this occasion we are featuring CAMRIDER. If you are interested in taking up motorcycling, CAMRIDER would be an ideal first point of call being a highly-regarded and locally based training company who have a wealth of experience and can offer invaluable help and advice to those who are new to the world of motorcycling.
rugby World Cup – saturday 21st september
The Rugby World Cup starts this weekend. Don’t miss out on the action!
First England game showing at the Keys this Saturday.
Come and join us and bag yourself a bargain with a beer and bacon roll for a fiver.
nick stephenson – friday 13th september
Following a highly successful evening at the Cross Keys last month, Nick is now back again by popular demand.
Come and join us for a memorable evening with this talented musician.
john ward duo – friday 6th september
John and Lynne, a talented local duo from Lowestoft, are joining us at the Cross Keys this Saturday with their own brand of folk music.
These great musicians who have received much national acclaim are not to be missed!
“A singer-songwriter and guitarist to watch out for.” – The Times
“The John Ward Band is folk at its finest.” – East Anglian Daily Times
LUDLAM PIKES – SATURDAY 31ST AUGUST
We look forward to welcoming back the amazing Ludlam Pikes on Saturday 31st August.
From 8:00pm. Free entry.
Make sure you put the date in your calendar!
bank holiday monday bbq – monday 26th august
The temperatures are rising again and we’re in for a scorcher of a Bank Holiday Monday!
Make the most of it and come and join us for a barbecue in the garden with a few chilled beers. Bouncy castle will be up to entertain the children.
Look forward to seeing you!
bikes@thekeys are back – saturday 17th august
Bikes@theKeys are back again on Saturday 17th August from 12noon – 3pm.
Come along with your bike and enjoy an EXTRA SPECIAL 10% DISCOUNT on food at the Cross Keys.
live music with backstreet – friday 23rd august
Talented local rock band Backstreet are playing at the Keys on Friday 23rd August.
Don’t miss a great night out!
live music with ebony rose – saturday 17th august
Talented artist EBONY ROSE is performing at the Keys for the first time on Saturday 17th August.
Free Entry. 8 – 10pm.
Come along and enjoy some great music – pop and rock solo covers.
An evening not to be missed!
Nick stephenson – saturday 10th august
The hugely talented NICK STEPHENSON will be performing live at the Cross Keys on Saturday 10th August. 9pm.
Don’t miss out – get the date in your diary!
charity bbq – saturday 10th august
We are having a BBQ for ‘Friends of Chernobyl’s Children.’
These are underprivileged children from Chernobyl who have spent a month over here with host families in the Diss area. For their final day in the UK we are holding a Family BBQ for them, and all profits will be donated to the charity.
Come and support us in raising funds for this wonderful children’s charity and have a great day out at the same time!
ian’s monthly quiz – wednesday 31st july
For the bright sparks who are keen to pit their wits once more, Ian’s next monthly quiz is on Wednesday 31st July.
If you haven’t been before, it’s a great evening. Just organise a team of up to six people, then give us a call beforehand to let us know you’ll be coming.
bikes@thekeys – saturday 20th july
This month we’ll be featuring SERV Norfolk Blood Bikes.
These riders do a fantastic job in helping to save lives by transporting emergency supplies of blood and plasma etc to various locations around the country on their bikes.
Come and meet them!
Morris dancers – monday 15th july
We’ve got more of those wonderful Morris Dancers coming to the Keys on Monday. It’s the East Suffolk Morris Men who will be performing for us this time so come along and enjoy some traditional entertainment.
Dancing at 7:30 and 8:30pm
wimbledon special – strawberries & pimms – sun 14th July
No ticket for Wimbledon’s Centre Court this year? No problem!
We’ll have plenty of Pimms and strawberries & cream available during the Men’s Finals on Sunday 14th July.
Come and enjoy the match at the Cross Keys.
ludlam pikes – friday 5th july
We are looking forward to welcoming the Ludlam Pikes to the Cross Keys on Friday 5th July for a great evening of music.
Come and enjoy listening to this talented local band.
games and social afternoon
alfie’s karaoke – saturday 29th june
Alfie, the King of Karaoke is back at the end of the month!
Come and take the mic and enjoy a great evening singing along to your favourite tracks.
8pm ’til late.
barbecue and bouncy castle – saturday 29th june
It’s going to be a scorchingly good weekend and burgers and hotdogs will be sizzling on the barbecue from 12noon – 3pm this Saturday.
Come and enjoy a lazy lunchtime out in the sunshine…. bouncy castle will be up to entertain the children.
The restaurant will be open for full service on Friday and Saturday evenings, and Sunday lunchtime this week.
quiz night – wednesday 26th june
The next monthly Quiz Night will be on Wednesday 26th June.
Time to start getting wits and pencils sharpened in preparation!
Don’t forget….. 7pm for 7:30pm prompt start, please.
hoxon 100 morris dancers – wednesday 19th june
The Hoxon Hundred Morris Dancers will be entertaining us outside the pub on Wednesday 19th June.
Come and enjoy an evening pint in the sunshine and watch these traditional performers.
Watch out – you may even get roped in to join them for a dance or two!
Mustangs, bikes and barbecue – saturday 15th june
Bikes@theKeys is expanding!
As well as bikes, Simply Mustangs UK will also be with us on Saturday 15th June from 12noon – 3pm
Great Cross Keys BBQ available, too!
CUPCAKE DAY IN AID OF ALZHEIMER’S SOCIETY, THURSDAY 13TH JUNE
Join us in the CrossKeys on
Thurs 13th June, 9:30 til 12:00
for a Coffee Morning in aid of
The Alzheimer’s Society National CupCake Day.
All proceeds will go to the the Alzheimer’s Society
HOPPY MONDAYS REAL ALE CLUB – MONDAYS COMMENCING 3RD JUNE
Just LOOK what’s about to start at the Cross Keys….. it’s our Hoppy Monday Real Ale Club!
Commencing Monday 3rd June, come and indulge in some lipsmackingly good ales – and, to get you started, get your first pint free if you’re one of our first 20 customers.
ian’s monthly quiz night – wednesday 29th may
Ian will be treating us to another of his regular monthly quiz nights on Wednesday 29th May.
Make sure you get your team booked in well in advance as it’s always a popular night!
Please arrive in plenty of time for a prompt 7.30pm start.
karaoke at the keys – saturday 25th may
Great news! Alfie’s back with us on Saturday 25th May.
Come and take the mic and enjoy a great night of entertainment here at the Keys.
8pm ’til late.
kenninghall morris dancers – thursday 23rd may
You know summer is on the way when the Morris Dancers arrive……
Don’t miss Kenninghall Morris who will be dancing outside the Cross Keys.
THURSDAY 23RD MAY – From 8:00pm
bikes at the keys – saturday 18th may
Motorcycling enthusiast? Following a highly successful motorbike meet at the pub last year, we shall be holding monthly meets this summer, on the 3rd Saturday of each month, May to September, commencing on Saturday 18th May. 12noon – 3pm.
So, if you have a motorcycle please bring it along or, if you are just interested in bikes, come along and meet the bikers and check out their machines.
Future Meet Dates: 15th June, 20th July, 17th August & 21st September
pool tournament final – sunday 28th april
The final frames are being played this coming Sunday afternoon, commencing at 2:30pm.
Come and support…..and enjoy a drink at the same time.
karaoke at the keys – saturday 27th april
Don’t miss him! Alfie @ the Keys on Saturday 27th April. Come and join a great night of music and karaoke!
ian’s monthly quiz night – wednesday 24th april
The next monthly pub quiz will be on WEDNESDAY 24TH APRIL
Starting promptly at 7.30pm
Get yourselves booked in and your fish & chips order placed!
easter monday barbecue – 22nd april
IT’S BANK HOLIDAY AND WE’LL BE OPEN FROM 12NOON!
We’re hoping for dry weather as we get the barbecue season underway.
Come and chill out, enjoy one of our home-made burgers and let the kids have fun on the BOUNCY CASTLE.
Look forward to seeing you!
Easter Sunday disco
Bernie C will be keeping the party mood going at the Keys from 8pm. (Thanks, Bernie!)
Great music. Great evening.
We look forward to seeing you!
Easter Sunday egg-stravaganza – 21st april
There’s going to be plenty going on to keep all the family occupied at the Cross Keys on Easter Sunday.
Come and join us for any or all of the following:
– Delicious Sunday lunch – 12noon to 3:00pm
– Punch & Judy show – 3pm to 3:30pm
– Easter egg hunt – 3:30pm to 4:00pm
– Children’s disco – 4:00pm to 5:00pm
– Adults’ disco – 8:00 to 10:00pm
At last! An advantage to age!
The Cross Keys is introducing a keenly priced MID-WEEK LUNCH for our silver surfers.
Every Wednesday, starting WEDNESDAY 3RD APRIL.
We look forward to welcoming you!
quiz night – wednesday 27th march
We’ve got our next Quiz Night on WEDNESDAY 27TH MARCH.
Don’t forget to book your food in advance if you’re wanting some.
Please arrive in plenty of time for a prompt 7.30pm start.
mothers’ day – sunday 31st march
Why not treat the special Mum in your home to a delicious lunch at the Cross Keys?
Give her a break and let her enjoy Matt’s cooking in our warm and relaxed surroundings.
Please reserve a table in good time.
games and social afternoon
Enjoy playing cards or board games, or happier just having a chat and catching up with friends? Either way, come along and enjoy a great afternoon with a slice of delicious cake and a cup of tea or coffee on the first and third Wednesdays of each month.
60s / 70s disco – saturday 2nd march
As well as a lunchtime celebration, we’ll be partying into the evening with a 60s / 70s disco.
Although certainly not obligatory, outfits of the era would be appreciated!
first anniversary as a community pub
In recognition of having been trading as a community pub for a year, everyone is invited to come and join us for a celebratory drink on Saturday 2nd March at 12noon. The press are hoping to come, so we’re hoping lots of you will be able to make it, too.
six nations rugby 2019
Six Nations Rugby matches will be shown live in the CrossKeys between 1st Feb and 16 March. Come along and cheer for your favourite team with a drink or two!
Selected Beers and Wines will be on promotional offer during live matches.
karaoke night (february 9th)
Another of our popular evenings hosted by Bernie Cresswell.
Come and try your voice at singing or be entertained by our own home-grown talent!!
See you there!
open mic night (february 2nd)
New at The Cross Keys – an Open Mic Night hosted by Bernie Cresswell.
If you’ve got talent for singing, dancing, or are a bit of a comedian, then come and entertain us!
It should be a fun evening!
valentines day (february 14th!)
That special day for lovers is just around the corner.
Why not relax and enjoy a special candlelit dinner in the cosy surroundings of the Cross Keys?
Special themed menu.
Tables available at 6pm and 8pm.
Please book early to reserve.
A light-hearted and entertaining evening, with advice/education from James Ramm on a variety of wines and the food they complement.
James is a Redgrave resident and works for Greene King.
Places are limited so please book your £10 ticket in advance.
Winter games afternoon
Fancy a cosy afternoon in front of a fire? Have a chat and possibly play a game or two?
Tea, coffee and homemade cake available for £3.50
Come and join us in the Cross Keys, Thursday 17th January 2:30pm – 4:30pm
live music back at the cross keys
GREAT news! Live music is coming back to the Keys on a regular basis.
Curry Night is back!
Every Monday 6:00pm – 8:30pm, our popular Curry Night.
All curries will include papadums and chutneys for only £10 each, drinks not included. Please note, only curries are available on a Monday evening.
Last orders 8:00pm
Quiz Night is the last Weds of each month, led by the ever popular Ian Shepherd. The quiz starts at 7:30pm and tapas are available at £4 each.
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