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PUBLISHED: 17:24 10 July 2008 | UPDATED: 07:30 01 August 2010

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FRIDAY, 11/07/2008

EVENTS

BECCLES. Hungate Church: Teas and coffee served from 10-11.30am. Fairtrade stall selling foodstuffs and stationery, 10am-noon.

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FRIDAY, 11/07/2008

EVENTS

BECCLES. Hungate Church: Teas and coffee served from 10-11.30am. Fairtrade stall selling foodstuffs and stationery, 10am-noon. Church open for private prayer 10-11.30am.

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

St Luke's: Thirst youth café 7pm.

EARSHAM. Earsham Hall: Summer market, craft and food stalls, showrooms open, exhibition of work by Nicola Slattery, live music by Keith Krykant (guitar), barbecue and bar available, 6-9pm.

FRAMINGHAM PIGOT. Gull: Friday Chill Out, music and barbecue, from 6pm.

SHOWS

HALESWORTH. The Cut, New Cut: Blood Wedding (drama) by Federico Garcia Lorca - Mouth Youth Theatre Company, 7.30pm £6/concs £5, 0845 673 2123.

SALES

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

EXHIBITIONS

BECCLES. Upstairs Gallery, Exchange Street: Original art by Diane Ball 10am-4.30pm.

SATURDAY, 12/07/2008

EVENTS

BECCLES. Pine Trees, Park Drive: Open day, various stalls, information on Greenpeace, CIWF, Amnesty International etc, guided wildlife walk around the six acre site, 10.30-3pm £3 including cake and drink; in aid of Suffolk Wildlife Trust.

Blyburgate Hall: Beccles and District Horticultural summer show, 12-4pm, refreshments available from 2-3.45pm. Anyone wishing for a show schedule ring the show secretary on 01502 714011.

The Quaker Rooms: Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, 7pm.

LODDON. Holy Trinity Churchyard and High Street: Scarecrow Festival, celebrity scarecrows from Adam and Eve to Posh and Becks, barbecue, music, bouncy castle and more, 10am-5pm maps £1 from Church Plain.

Saxon House: Summer fete, 2pm.

Rosy Lee's Tea Rooms: “Plugged” radio night café, 6-10pm.

THURTON. Village Hall: Bingo, doors 5pm, eyes down 5.30pm.

TOPCROFT. St Margaret's Church: Flower Festival - Poetry, refreshments and ploughman's lunches available, 10.30am-5pm.

WENHASTON. Woottens, Blackheath Road: Garden open for National Gardens Scheme, small romantic garden with scented planting, 9.30am-5pm £1/concs 50p.

WOODTON. Primary School: Summer fete, traditional games, stalls, crafts, car boot, barbecue and more, 1-3.30pm 50p/children free.

WORLINGHAM. Church Hall: Coffee morning and table top sale, 10am-12; for churchyard fund.

SHOWS

BECCLES. The Canopy Theatre: Die Fledermaus (opera) by Johann Strauss - Livewire Opera Company, 7.30pm £9 and £8/concs £7, tickets can be booked for collection at the door on 01502 715652.

GIGS

BECCLES. Vovo's Restaurant: Sun of Cash (Johnny Cash tribute), 8pm £3 (free to diners) .

DANCES

BRAMFIELD. Village Hall: 50/50 ballroom and modern sequence, 7.30-10.45pm, 01986 784598.

SALES

BECCLES. Hungate Hall: Craft fair, proceeds from bric-a-brac, raffle, cakes and refreshments in aid of the Woodlark Trust, 10am-4pm, free admission.

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

BUNGAY. Buttercross: Cake stall, cakes made by Broome residents, from 8.30am; proceeds Friends of Broome Adventure Playground.

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

FROSTENDEN/SOUTH COVE. Village Hall: Bumper sale of good as new items, paperbacks, jigsaws, videos, bric-a-brac, 1pm.

THURTON. Village Hall: 50-50 auction, goods in from 8am, viewing from 12 noon, auction 1pm (refreshments and bric-a-brac on sale from 12 noon); in aid of Thurton and Ashby St Mary Pre-school.

EXHIBITIONS

BECCLES. Upstairs Gallery, Exchange Street: Original art by Diane Ball 10am-4.30pm.

SUNDAY, 13/07/2008

EVENTS

ALBURGH. All Saints': Second Sunday 11am.

BARSHAM. Holy Trinity Church: Sung eucharist 11am.

BECCLES. Devonshire Farm, Ringsfield Road: Weston Country Fair and Horse Show, 10.30am-6pm; horse show inquiries: Lynda 07855998142/stalls, classic cars, statics, tractors, general enquiries: Mandy 01502 712701.

Redisham Hall: Garden open for National Gardens Scheme, 2-6pm £3.50/children free.

Town: Beccles Straw Race, teams of two people in fancy dress carrying bale of straw from pub to pub, throughout day.

Bear and Bells PH: Beccles Helping Hands Group, treasure hunt (leaving from the Bear and Bells at 2pm) and family fun day with prizes to be won, tickets £2.50 on the day before the start.

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

Baptist Church: Morning worship 10.30am, evening worship 6.30pm.

Hungate Church: United Service at St Michael's Church.

St Michael's: Holy communion (BCP) preacher, Faith Darch 9am.

All age worship, 10.30am. Service of wholeness and healing, preacher Rev Peter Langford 6.30pm.

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

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

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

DENTON. Chapel: Service 9.30am.

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

EARSHAM. All Saint's: Holy communion 8am.

FLIXTON, BUNGAY. Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum: 60 aircraft and thousands of aviation artefacts, 10am-5pm free.

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

HEDENHAM. St Peter's: Holy communion 9.30am.

LODDON. Holy Trinity Churchyard and High Street: Open air scarecrow Songs of Praise, 10am. Scarecrow Festival, celebrity scarecrows from Adam and Eve to Posh and Becks, barbecue, 12-5pm maps £1 from Church Plain.

MUNDHAM. D'en Bossa, Birchway: Mini fete, stalls, games, tombola, refreshments, 2-5pm; proceeds Colitis and Crohn's Unit at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.

NORTH COVE. Church: Joint family service.

REDISHAM. Hall: Garden opening in aid of NGS, 2-6pm, sorry no dogs, adults £3.50, children free.

SEETHING. Control Tower Museum: Admission free, 10am-5pm.

TOPCROFT. St Margaret's Church: Flower Festival - Poetry, refreshments and ploughman's lunches available, 10.30am-5pm.

WENHASTON. Woottens, Blackheath Road: Garden open for National Gardens Scheme, small romantic garden with scented planting, 9.30am-5pm £1/concs 50p.

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

FITNESS

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

CONCERTS

CRATFIELD. St Mary's Church: Blyth Valley Chamber Music present the London Concertante Chamber Ensemble, music by Martinu, Brahms and Schoenberg, 3pm £7-£12.50, 01728 453193.

GIGS

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

BUNGAY. Fisher Theatre, 10 Broad Street: Acoustic showcase featuring Adele Swallow, Matt Shepherd, Nick Worrall and Bob Cushing, 8pm £10, 01986 897130.

RAVENINGHAM. Raveningham Centre: Capstan Full Strength - Sea shanties and folk music, real ale bar available, 7.30p0m £5/concs £3, 01508 548406.

MONDAY, 14/07/2008

EVENTS

BECCLES. Quaker Hall: Beccles Cross Stitch Club, 7.30pm.

CHEDGRAVE. Church: Swap a book meeting, 10am-12noon.

FLIXTON, BUNGAY. Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum: 60 aircraft and thousands of aviation artefacts, 10am-5pm free.

FROSTENDEN. All Saints' Church: Open Churches Week: Open, 10.30am-4pm.

ILKETSHALL ST. ANDREW. St Andrew's Church: Open Churches Week, church open to view medieval wall paintings, 10am-4pm. medieval paintings, 10am-4pm.

EXHIBITIONS

BECCLES. Upstairs Gallery, Exchange Street: Original art by Diane Ball 10am-4.30pm.

TUESDAY, 15/07/2008

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 meeting, 10.15-11.30am.

St Luke's: Holy communion, 10.30am Conservative Club: Whist drive, 7.30pm £1.50 inc tea and biscuits

CHET STAITHE. King's Head PH: Pearly Kings and Queens, 10.30am.

FLIXTON, BUNGAY. Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum: 60 aircraft and thousands of aviation artefacts, 10am-5pm free.

FROSTENDEN. All Saints' Church: Open Churches Week: Open, 10.30am-4pm.

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

ILKETSHALL ST. ANDREW. St Andrew's Church: Open Churches Week, church open to view medieval wall paintings, 10am-4pm.

LODDON. Angel PH: British Legion meeting, 8pm.

WORLINGHAM. Church: Benefice Prayer meeting, 9.30am.

SHOWS

HALES. Hales Hall: The Merchant of Venice (drama) by Shakespeare - Harleston Players, bring a picnic, 7.30pm £7/concs £5, 01379 588043.

DANCES

BRAMFIELD. Village Hall: Beginners dance class, modern sequence 2.30-5.30pm, 01986 784598.

BUNGAY. Fisher Theatre, 10 Broad Street: Tea dance, 3pm £4 including tea and cake, 01986 897130.

SALES

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

EXHIBITIONS

BECCLES. Upstairs Gallery, Exchange Street: Original art by Diane Ball 10am-4.30pm.

WEDNESDAY, 16/07/2008

EVENTS

BECCLES. St Luke's: Toddler group, 9.30am.

St Michael's Undercroft: Cornerstone parents' and toddlers' group, 10-11.30am.

Quaker Hall: Embroiderers' Guild, monthly meeting, speaker Jeanette Appleton, 10am for 10.30am start.

Waveney Centre: Short mat bowls, 10.30am.

St John's Ambulance Training Centre: Buddhist meditation class 7.30-9pm £5 donation per class.

BLYBURGATE. Hall: Charity Bingo, all welcome, 7.30pm.

FLIXTON, BUNGAY. Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum: 60 aircraft and thousands of aviation artefacts, 10am-5pm free.

FROSTENDEN. All Saints' Church: Open Churches Week: Open, 10.30am-4pm.

ILKETSHALL ST. ANDREW. St Andrew's Church: **** Open Churches Week, church open to view medieval wall paintings, 10am-4pm. Church open for viewing medieval paintings, refreshments available, 11am-3pm. Open Churches Week: Church open for viewing medieval paintings, 10am-4pm.

LODDON. The Hollies, High Street: Loddon History Group, talk - Grandfather's Diaries by Jenny Hilling of BBC Voices, 1.30-3.30pm £2.

Jubilee Hall Club Room: Loddon and District WI flower arranging demo.

WORLINGHAM. Parish Church: Holy communion 10am.

SHOWS

ST. CROSS SOUTH ELMHAM. Bateman's Barn Gardens, South Elmham Hall: The Merchant of Venice (drama) by Shakespeare - Harleston Players, refreshments available, no picnics allowed, 7.30pm £7/concs £5, pre-performance two-course buffet available £10, 01379 588043.

DANCES

BUNGAY. King's Head Hotel: Balkan and Beyond, dancing to music from Greece, Macedonia, Armenia, class 7.30-9.30pm £4.

THURSDAY, 17/07/2008

EVENTS

BECCLES. St Michael's: Pop in and play, 10am, holy communion (BCP) 11am.

Waveney Centre: Whist drive, 1.45pm

FLIXTON, BUNGAY. Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum: 60 aircraft and thousands of aviation artefacts, 10am-5pm free.

FROSTENDEN. All Saints' Church: Open Churches Week: Open, 10.30am-4pm.

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

ILKETSHALL ST. ANDREW.. St Andrew's Church: Open Churches Week, church open to view medieval wall paintings, 10am-4pm.

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

FITNESS

BECCLES. Hungate Hall: Wild Goose Qigong for health, flexibility and relaxation, all ages, 6.30-8pm £5.

GILLINGHAM. Village Hall: Keep fit classes for mature ladies and gentlemen, 2-3pm.

GIGS

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

DANCES

BECCLES. Waveney House Hotel, Puddingmoor: Salsa with Alegria, 8-11pm, 07710 205557.

BRAMFIELD. Village Hall: Old Time classes, 7.30-9.30pm.

SALES

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

EXHIBITIONS

BECCLES. Upstairs Gallery, Exchange Street: Original art by Diane Ball 10am-4.30pm.

FRIDAY, 18/07/2008

EVENTS

BECCLES. St Michael's: Coffee in the Undercroft, 10am. Thirst Youth Café 7pm.

Upstairs Gallery, Lloyds Bank Building, Exchange Square: Meet the artist Jackie Coote, 7-9pm (no disabled access).

Waveney Women's Health and Information Centre, Quaker Rooms, 15 Smallgate: Crystal jewellery workshop, 10am £3, 01502 561816.

FRAMINGHAM PIGOT. Gull: Friday Chill Out, music and barbecue, from 6pm.

FROSTENDEN. All Saints' Church: Open Churches Week: Open, 10.30am-4pm.

ILKETSHALL ST. ANDREW. St Andrew's Church: Open Churches Week, church open to view medieval wall paintings, 10am-4pm.

SHOWS

BUNGAY. Fisher Theatre, 10 Broad Street: An Evening with John Julius Norwich, 7.30pm £15, 01986 897130.

DENTON, HARLESTON. The Old Rectory: The Merchant of Venice (drama) by Shakespeare - Harleston Players, bring a picnic, 7.30pm, £7/cons £5, 01379 588043..

GIGS

BECCLES. Quay: Beccles Carnival - ska music with headline act Neville Staple (formerly of the Specials), 6pm-midnight £7.50/accompanied under 12s free.

SALES

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

EXHIBITIONS

BECCLES. Upstairs Gallery, Exchange Street: Original art by Diane Ball 10am-4.30pm.


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