What's On

PUBLISHED: 17:17 17 July 2008 | UPDATED: 07:31 01 August 2010

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FRIDAY, 18/07/2008

EVENTS

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

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FRIDAY, 18/07/2008

EVENTS

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.

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.

Blyburgate Hall: Beccles Flower Club demonstration by Brenda Tubb entitled wagons roll 7.30pm.

BUNGAY. Fisher Theatre, Broad Street: Bungay Festival: Clays' 200th Anniversary of Printing in Bungay exhibition, in the cellar bar, 11am-5pm free.

Trinity Church: Bungay Festival - Eats and Entertainment, competitions, raffle music and comedy with cheese and wine, 7pm £4/children free, 01986 892855; proceeds for crèche area in the church.

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/concs £5, 01379 588043.

SOUTHWOLD. St Edmund's Hall, Cumberland Road: Salad Days (musical) by Julian Slade and Dorothy Reynolds - Jill Freud and Company, 8pm £5.50-£15, 01502 724441 (day) or 722389 (evening).

GIGS

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

Vovo's Restaurant, Blyburgate: The Slippers (jazz), 9pm £3 (free to diners).

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, 19/07/2008

EVENTS

BECCLES. Parish Church: Bell tower open, views over the Waveney Valley, 10.30am-4.30pm £2/under 12s £1.

Town Centre: Beccles Carnival: Teddy Bears Parade, leaves Woolworth's store at 1pm for the quay where events include a best dressed teddy competition, displays, games, family races and fancy dress competition, from 12 noon.

The Quaker Rooms: Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, 7pm.

BROOKE. Parish Hall: Brooke Gardening Club's Summer Show exhibits of vegetables, flowers and fruit, teas and raffle available, from 2pm visitors 50p.

BUNGAY. Fisher Theatre, Broad Street: Bungay Festival: Clays' 200th Anniversary of Printing in Bungay exhibition, in the cellar bar, 11am-5pm free.

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

GILLINGHAM. Village Hall: Coffee morning, raffle, stalls, gift day 10-11.30am.

ILKETSHALL ST ANDREW. St Andrew's Church: Church open for viewing medieval paintings, refreshments available, 10am-4pm.

LODDON. Lecture Hall, George Lane: Silent auction and coffee morning, lots of items to bid for, 10am-3.30pm; proceeds Chet Valley Festival funds (information 01508 520274).

METTINGHAM. All Saints' Church: Days Gone By, display of old photographs of local villages, memorabilia with items from a private collection, refreshments, 10am-4pm £1; for church funds.

REDISHAM. Old Vicarage: Summer fair in aid of church funds 2.30-4.30pm.

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

SHOWS

BUNGAY. Fisher Theatre, 10 Broad Street: If it's Laughter You're After (cabaret show) - Nigel 'Boy' Syer and Steve Ace, 7.45pm £9.50, 01986 897130.

GIGS

BECCLES. Quay: Beccles Carnival: Summer Blues Night featuring Blues Brothers tribute, Palendrome, Tosh and the Moonlighters, hosted by Beach Radio, 6pm-midnight £7/accompanied children free (advance only on 07933 028456) or www.becclescarnival.co.uk.

DANCES

BUNGAY. Chaucer Club: Great Ormond Street charity dance with Tony Barker 7.15pm £5 including buffet.

SALES

BUNGAY. Buttercross: Books and bric-a-brac, 9am-12; proceeds Bungay Area Lions Club charities.

DITCHINGHAM. Stepping Stones Nursery School: Pre-school equipment sale, tables, chairs, toys, games and outdoor equipment 10am-12noon.

ELLOUGH. Beccles Heliport: Farmers' market, 9am-1pm.

LODDON. Lecture Hall, George Lane: Silent auction in aid of Chet Valley Festival, various items on offer, 10am-3.30pm; information 01508 520274.

EXHIBITIONS

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

SUNDAY, 20/07/2008

EVENTS

ALBURGH. All Saint's: BCP holy communion 9.30am.

BARNBY. Parish Church: Morning prayer 11am.

BARSHAM. Holy Trinity Church: Sung eucharist 11am.

BECCLES. 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.

Huntgate Church: Morning worship 10.45am.

Parish Church: Bell tower open, views over the Waveney Valley, 10.30am-4.30pm £2/under 12s £1.

Town centre and quay: Beccles Carnival: Carnival Day, parade through town to the quay, followed by stalls, displays, tug of war, fun fair, live music from Austin Beats, Remold and Fail in Duty, firework display choreographed to music with light show, 2-11pm £5/accompanied under 12s free.

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

BUNGAY. Holy Trinity Church: Holy communion 8am, sung eucharist 10am.

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

Fisher Theatre, Broad Street: Bungay Festival: Clays' 200th Anniversary of Printing in Bungay exhibition, in the cellar bar, 11am-5pm free.

DENTON. St Mary's: Holy communion 9.30am.

DITCHINGHAM. St Mary's: Morning service 11am.

EARSHAM. All Saint's: Holy communion 11am.

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

FROSTENDEN. All Saints' Church: Open Churches Week, Holy Communion (BCP) 11am, then church open to 4pm.

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

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

KIRBY BEDON. The Old Rectory: Open garden and plant fair, specialist nurseries, walled gardens, topiary, views, 2-5pm £3; proceeds East Anglia's Children's Hospices (Quidenham).

THURTON. High House, Hall Road: Garden open, cream teas and plants available, 2-6pm £2/children free; proceeds Big C.

TOPCROFT. 93rd Bomb Group Museum (Hardwick): Open day, collection of second world war memorabilia and aircraft archaeology, refreshments available, 10am-5pm free (donations welcome).

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

WESTON. Hall Farm: Garden open for National Gardens Scheme, the private garden of Winter Flora, large photogenic pond, planting with emphasis on ease of maintenance and global warming, 11.30am-5pm £3/chldren free.

WORLINGHAM. Parish Church: Holy communion 8am, family service with baptism 9.45am.

FITNESS

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

SHOWS

LODDON. Jubilee Hall: Chet Valley Cabaret Night with Forever Free Country Band, hypnotist Matthew Kinross and mystery cabaret act, 7.30pm £5, 01508 520204 or Rosy Lee's Tea Room, Bridge Street, Loddon.

CONCERTS

BUNGAY. St Mary's Church: Bungay Festival: Organ recital by Tim Patient, 3pm £4 including refreshments, children free.

GIGS

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

RAVENINGHAM. Raveningham Centre, Beccles Road: Andrew Kirkham (guitar), 1-3pm.

MONDAY, 21/07/2008

EVENTS

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

SHOWS

HALESWORTH. The Cut, New Cut: Dunwich: A Ghost Story (musical) - Oskar Foxtrot Productions, 7.30pm £8.50/concs £6, 0845 673 2123.

GIGS

BECCLES. Caxton Social Club: The Muscle and Curves Country Band plus New West, 7.30pm £5 adv/£6 door, 0102 715617.

EXHIBITIONS

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

TUESDAY, 22/07/2008

EVENTS

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

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

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

CHEDGRAVE. Church Rooms: Chedgrave and District Women's Institute meeting 2pm.

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

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

WORLINGHAM. Parish Church: Benefice prayer meeting 9.30am.

42 Park Drive: Beccles Friends of Cancer Research UK garden party, 2-4.30pm £3.

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, 23/07/2008

EVENTS

BECCLES. Waveney Centre: Short mat bowls, 10.30am.

Blyburgate Hall: Beccles Flower Club, floral demonstration - Wagons Roll, 7.30pm £3/members £1.50.

St Johns Ambulance Training Centre: Buddhist meditation class, £5 donation per class 7.30-9pm.

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

ILKETSHALL ST. ANDREW. St Andrew's Church: Church open for viewing medieval paintings, refreshments available, 11am-3pm.

LODDON. Jubilee Hall: Coffee morning and jumble sale, 10-11am; proceeds Day Centre.

WORLINGHAM. Parish Church: Holy communion 10am.

GIGS

BUNGAY. Fisher Theatre, 10 Broad Street: Henry Smith and Country Dream plus support (country), 7.30pm £10, 01986 897130.

THURSDAY, 24/07/2008

EVENTS

BARNBY. Parish Church: Morning prayer 9.15am.

BECCLES. Waveney Centre: Whist drive, 1.45pm

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

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

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.

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.

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