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PUBLISHED: 16:07 11 December 2008 | UPDATED: 07:50 01 August 2010

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FRIDAY, 12/12/2008

EVENTS

BECCLES. Quaker Hall: Country market 9.30-11am.

Hungate Church: Fairtrade stall selling foodstuffs and stationery, 10am-12noon; teas and coffees served, 10-11.

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FRIDAY, 12/12/2008

EVENTS

BECCLES. Quaker Hall: Country market 9.30-11am.

Hungate Church: Fairtrade stall selling foodstuffs and stationery, 10am-12noon; teas and coffees served, 10-11.30am; church open for private prayer, 10-11.30am.

St Michael's Church: Coffee in the Undercroft 10am.

BROOKE. Parish Hall: Blood donors, in mobile unit, 1.30-3.40pm and 5-7.30pm.

DITCHINGHAM. Primary School: Christmas bingo 7pm.

LODDON. Holy Trinity Church: Christmas Open House and Christmas Tree Festival, decorated trees, stalls with Christmas treats, carols with the Loddon Singers, 6-8pm.

THWAITE, BUNGAY. Seething Observatory, Toad Lane: Norwich Astronomical Society, talk - The Outer Solar System, doors 7.30pm £2.50/children £1.50.

WENHASTON. St Peter's Church: Christmas Tree Festival, decorated trees, bring and buy stall, organ and harp recitals, choir singing, barrel organ, children's storytelling, refreshments available, 10am-4pm.

GIGS

NEEDHAM. JazzAngles, Tithe Barn, Mill Lane: Gilad Atzmon and his quartet (jazz), doors 7.15pm £25/concs £23 including food, booking advised on 01379 852721.

PORINGLAND. Zaks at the Swan: Liza Wolfe, 8.30pm.

WANGFORD, BECCLES. Angel Inn: 7th Note, 9pm.

DANCES

GILLINGHAM. Village Hall: Ballroom and Latin, advanced 7.15pm £3.50, improvers 8.30pm £3, 01508 520850.

SALES

BECCLES. Quaker Hall, Smallgate: Beccles Country Market, 9.30-11am.

EXHIBITIONS

BECCLES. The Upstairs Gallery: Paintings by Dick Wolsey, a mixed selection of abstract inspired works with influences of Jackson Pollock (to December 24), daily 10am-4.30pm except Weds/Sun. Meet the artist from 7.30-9.30pm this evening.

HENSTEAD. Art and Crafts Centre: The Dairy Gallery open Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10.30am-3.30pm throughout December.

SATURDAY, 13/12/2008

EVENTS

BECCLES. Quaker Rooms: Alcoholics Anonymous, 7pm.

BRAMPTON, BECCLES. Moo Play Farm, Locks Road: Visit Santa, in his grotto, 12-2pm, 01502 575841.

Village Hall: Christmas whist drive, raffle and free refreshments, 7pm £2; proceeds Brampton Bowls Club.

DITCHINGHAM. Village Hall: Christmas fair, games, refreshments, stalls 10am-1pm.

HEMPNALL. St Margaret's Church: Hempnall Group carol concert, attractive programme of Christmas carols and readings with the choir conducted by Ken Hytch, 7pm retiring collection for the hospital of St James, Mantsoyane, Lesotho.

LODDON. Davy Place: Coffee morning, Christmas raffle, 10.30am-12; proceeds Davy Place Social Club.

SEETHING. Village Hall: Christmas bingo, good prizes, 8pm.

THURTON. Thurton and Asby Village Hall: Bingo, 5 for 5.30pm.

THWAITE, BUNGAY. Seething Observatory, Toad Lane: Norwich Astronomical Society, talk - The Outer Solar System, doors 7.30pm £2.50/children £1.50.

WENHASTON. St Peter's Church: Christmas tree festival, decorated trees, bring and buy stall, organ and harp recitals, choir singing, barrel organ, children's storytelling, soup, roll, mince pies and other refreshments available, 10am-4pm; community carol singing around the Christmas trees, 6.30-7.30pm.

WOODTON. Methodist Church: Christmas festival 10.30am-4.30pm.

CONCERTS

BECCLES. St Michael's Church: Beccles Choral Society, with orchestra and soloists; conductor: Philip Simms, programme of seasonal music by Vaughan Williams, Haydn, Rutter, Finzi and Alessandro Scarlatti, 7.30pm £10 on door.

RAVENINGHAM. Raveningham Centre: Minstrel's Gallery, perform music for a medieval Christmas, ancient melodies, songs and festive words, 1-3pm free.

GIGS

GELDESTON. Locks Inn: Normal for Norfolk, (comedian/singer), 8.30pm.

STOKE HOLY CROSS. Mill Inn: Disco, with LM entertainments, 8.30pm.

WANGFORD, BECCLES. Angel Inn: Double D disco, 9pm.

SALES

BLYBURGATE. The Old ambulance Station: Charity stall, clothes, books, records, bric-a-brac, toys 9.30am-1pm.

HEMPNALL. Village sign: Cake stall, 8am; proceeds Chequers Playgroup.

HOLTON. Village Hall: Halesworth produce market, 9am-1pm.

SUNDAY, 14/12/2008

EVENTS

ALBURGH. All Saint's Church: Second Sunday with Christingle 11am.

BARNBY. Methodist Church: Joint service 11am.

BARSHAM. Holy Trinity Church: Sung eucharist 11am.

BECCLES. St Michael's Church: Holy communion (BCP) preacher Philip Cudmore 9am; holy communion, preacher Rich Henderson 10.30am.

Sir John Leman HS Hall: New Life Christian Worship, bible teaching, youth fellowship, children's programme, crèche, 10am.

Baptist Church, Station Road: Morning worship 10.30am, youth service 6.30pm.

Salvation Army Hall, Blyburgate: Family service, 10.45am.

Hungate Church: Nativity service 'Celebrate Christmas' 10.45am.

St Luke's Church: Morning worship, preacher John Beauchamp 10.30am; praise and worship, speaker Andrew Platt 6.30pm.

BROOME. St Michael's Church: Morning service 9.30am.

BUNGAY. Holy Trinity Church: Holy communion 8am, morning prayer 10am.

Emmanuel Church: Morning service 10.45am, evening service 6.30pm.

St Edmunds Roman Catholic Church: Sunday Mass, 10.30am.

DENTON. Chapel: Morning worship 9.30am.

DITCHINGHAM. St Mary's Church: Holy communion 11am.

EARSHAM. All Saint's Church: Morning service 11am.

FLIXTON, BUNGAY. Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum: Sixty aircraft and thousands of aviation artefacts, light refreshments, shop, 10am-4pm free.

HALESWORTH. Garden Room, Halesworth Hospital: Alcoholics Anonymous, 5pm.

HECKINGHAM. St Gregory's Church: Candlelit carol service, 3.30pm.

HEDENHAM. St Peter's Church: BCP holy communion 9.30am.

RINGSFIELD. All Saints Church: Advent holy communion 10am.

WENHASTON. St Peter's Church: Christmas Tree Festival, service, 9.30am-10.30am, decorated trees, bring and buy stall, organ and harp recitals, choir singing, barrel organ, children's storytelling, soup, roll, mince pies and other refreshments available, 10.30am-4pm.

WOODTON. Methodist Church: Christmas festival with carol service by the Elastic Band at 3pm, 10.30am-3pm.

WORLINGHAM. Church: Holy communion 8am, morning prayer 9.45am.

FITNESS

EARSHAM. Village Hall: Self-defence classes for all ages, 6.30-8pm.

CONCERTS

ELLINGHAM. Church: Carol concert with the Waveney Band 3pm.

HALESWORTH. The Cut, New Cut: Swing into Christmas, with the Jonathan Wyatt Big Band also featuring Lindsay Ball and Phil Watson, 7.30pm £10, 0845 6732123.

GIGS

BECCLES. King's Head: Red Beans and Rice (New Orleans jazz), 8pm.

GELDESTON. Locks Inn: A session with Billy and Colin Quantrill, (folk/blues/country), 2.30pm.

WANGFORD, BECCLES. Angel Inn: Open acoustic night, 8.30pm.

MONDAY, 15/12/2008

EVENTS

BECCLES. Quaker Hall: Cross Stitch Club meeting 7.30pm.

FLORDON. Evergreen, The Street: Winter Wonderland, thousands of Christmas lights, dancing and singing Santas etc, 4-10pm; donations welcome for East Anglia's Children's Hospices (Quidenham).

LODDON. Rosy Lees Tea Rooms: Visit from Father Christmas 3.30-5.30pm.

WENHASTON. St Peter's Church: Christmas Tree Festival, decorated trees, bring and buy stall, organ and harp recitals, choir singing, barrel organ, children's storytelling, refreshments available, 10am-4pm.

DANCES

NEEDHAM. Village Hall: Modern jive with the Jive Club, beginners and improvers 8-10pm £5, 01953 455500.

TUESDAY, 16/12/2008

EVENTS

BARSHAM. Village Hall: Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, 8pm.

BECCLES. St Michael's: Undercroft, Cornerstone Parents and Toddlers Group 10-11.30am.

Friends' Meeting House: National Women's Register, 10.15-11.30am.

St Luke's Church: Holy communion 10.30am.

Conservative Club: Whist drive, 7.30pm £1.50 inc tea and biscuits.

FLIXTON, BUNGAY. Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum: Sixty aircraft and thousands of aviation artefacts, light refreshments, shop, 10am-4pm free.

FLORDON. Evergreen, The Street: Winter Wonderland, thousands of Christmas lights, dancing and singing Santas etc, 4-10pm; donations welcome for East Anglia's Children's Hospices (Quidenham).

HALESWORTH. Halesworth and District Museum: Open 10am-12.30pm free.

RINGSFIELD. Village Hall: Christmas bingo with festive draw 7.45pm.

SEETHING. Village Hall: Christmas bingo, good prizes, 8pm; proceeds Seething Bowls Club.

SHADINGFIELD. Village Hall: Art classes with tutor Anya King, oils, drawing, watercolours, acrylics, beginners welcome, 2.30-5.30pm and 6.30-9.30pm, £9 per session.

WORLINGHAM. Church: Benefice prayer meeting, 9.30am.

FITNESS

BECCLES. Quaker Hall, Smallgate: Yoga classes for children and teenagers, call Michelle Cheesbrough on 01502 713554 for details.

CONCERTS

THURTON. St Ethelbert's Church: The Poringland Singers - Concert of Christmas Music, 7.30pm £5 including festive refreshments, 01508 480271; for church funds.

DANCES

ST MARGARET SOUTH ELMHAM. Village Hall: Rumburgh Morris Dancers, 8pm, 01986 782455.

SALES

LODDON. The Hollies: Loddon Country Market, 9.15-10.45am.

WEDNESDAY, 17/12/2008

EVENTS

BECCLES. St Luke's Church: Toddlers Group 9.30am.

St Michael's: Undercroft, Cornerstone Parents and Toddlers Group 10-11.30am.

Waveney Centre: Short mat bowls, 10.30am.

Waveney House Hotel, Puddingmoor: Blood donors, 1-3.30pm and 5-7pm.

St John's Ambulance Training Centre, Blyburgate Road: Buddhist meditation class 7.30-9pm £5.

Blyburgate Hall: Christmas charity bingo 7.30pm.

BUNGAY. Café at the Castle - Come and Sing Carols at the Castle in the open air, with music by Bungay High School students, 7.15pm

FLIXTON, BUNGAY. Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum: Sixty aircraft and thousands of aviation artefacts, light refreshments, shop, 10am-4pm free.

LODDON. The Hollies, High Street: Loddon and District History Group, A 1940s Christmas, talk by by Neil Storey, 1.30-3.30pm £2 inc refreshments.

SOTTERLEY. The Chapel: Floodlit carol service 6.30pm.

WORLINGHAM. Church: Holy communion 10am, Women's Institute carol service 2.30pm.

CONCERTS

LODDON. St Johns Chapel: Loddon Singers Christmas Cracker Concert 7.30pm.

GIGS

BUNGAY. Fisher Theatre: Martin Stephenson, (musical pot pourri), 7.30pm £12, 01986 897130.

THURSDAY, 18/12/2008

EVENTS

BECCLES. Tesco Store: Beccles Friends of Cancer Research singing carols for cash 9.45am.

St Michael's Church: Holy communion (BCP) 11am.

St Luke's Church: Link Lunch Club 716370 for transport.

Waveney Centre, New Market: Whist drive, 1.45pm.

FLORDON. Evergreen, The Street: Winter Wonderland, thousands of Christmas lights, dancing and singing Santas etc, 4-10pm; donations welcome for East Anglia's Children's Hospices (Quidenham).

HALESWORTH. Halesworth and District Museum: Open 10am-12.30pm free.

RINGSFIELD. Village Hall: Offspring parent and toddler group, 10-11.30am.

THURTON. George and Dragon: South Norfolk Writers' Circle, 7pm, 01508 480087 (Jo).

FITNESS

BECCLES. Hungate Hall: Wild Goose Qigong, men and women all ages welcome 6.30-8pm £6.

GILLINGHAM. Village Hall: Keep Fit class for mature ladies and gentlemen 2-3pm.

GIGS

GELDESTON. Locks Inn: Murphy's Lore, (folk), 9pm.

METTINGHAM. Tally Ho: Sole Bay Jazz Band, 8.30pm.

DANCES

BECCLES. Waveney Centre: Salsa with Alegria, 8-10pm, 07710 205557.

HEMPNALL. Village Hall: Beginners line dancing, 50+, 1.30-2.45pm, 01508 578071.

PORINGLAND. Community Centre, Overtons Way: Modern jive with Foot-loose, beginners and intermediates 8.15-11pm, 07947 607810.

SALES

BUNGAY. Community Centre, Upper Olland Street: Bungay Country Market, 9.30-11am.

FRIDAY, 19/12/2008

EVENTS

BECCLES. Quaker Hall: Country market 9.30-11am.

Morrison's Store: Beccles Friends of Cancer Research singing carols for cash 9.45am.

PORINGLAND. Community Centre, Overton Way: Village Screen, The Duchess (12A), 7.30pm £4 advance tickets available from Budgens, Poringland.

SHOWS

BUNGAY. Fisher Theatre, 10 Broad Street: Jack and the Beanstalk (pantomime), 7.30pm £12.50/senior citizens £10.50/under 16s £8.50/family ticket (two adults, two children) £38, 01986 897130.

CONCERTS

HALESWORTH. The Cut, New Cut: Wenhaston Girls Choir Christmas Concert, 7.30pm £4, 0845 673 2123.

GIGS

PORINGLAND. Zacks at the Swan: Christmas with Elvis, (tribute act), 8.30pm.

STOKE HOLY CROSS. Mill Inn: Christmas Disco, with Justin, 8.30pm.

SALES

BECCLES. Quaker Hall, Smallgate: Beccles Country Market, 9.30-11am.

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