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PUBLISHED: 16:27 09 October 2008 | UPDATED: 07:42 01 August 2010

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FRIDAY, 10/10/2008



EVENTS

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

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

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FRIDAY, 10/10/2008

EVENTS

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

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

The Bridge, 49 Smallgate: Fairtrade teas and coffees, Tearcraft gifts, cards and family resources, 10am-4pm.

Friends' Meeting House: Coffee morning, 10am-noon, proceeds Friends of Beccles Open Air Swimming Pool.

Friends' Meeting House: Worship, followed by tea and refreshments, 12.30-2pm.

St Luke's: Thirst Youth Café (13-18 years), 6.30pm.

HADDISCOE. Village Hall: Busy Bee's pre-school sessions children aged 2-5 years, 9.15-11.45am, call Sarah on 01502 677308 for details.

HALESWORTH. St Mary's Church Hall, Steeple End: Halesworth Arts Festival: Round Britain in Watercolour, a Halesworth Museum talk by Richard Nicols, 7.30pm £3/Friends of the Museum £2.50 (pay on door).

SEETHING: Seething Observatory, Thwaite St Mary: Through the Eyes of a Space Telescope, presenter Mark Thompson, 7.30pm £2.50/£1.50 children.

GIGS

BUNGAY. Fisher Theatre, Broad Street: The Fall 2008 UK Tour featuring guitarist/singer Cecilia Zabala, flamenco guitarist Miguel de la Bastide and guitarist Andy Sheppard, 7.30pm £12/concs £10, 01986 897130.

WANGFORD, BECCLES. Angel Inn: Wang Gang Doodle, 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.

SATURDAY, 11/10/2008

EVENTS

BECCLES. Goosegreen Nurseries, Goosegreen East, off Common Lane: Public open day, large reduced autumn clearance sale, 9am-6pm; in aid of Beccles Mayoral Appeal (money from refreshments and donations).

The Bridge, 49 Smallgate: Fairtrade teas and coffees, Tearcraft gifts, cards and family resources, 10am-4pm.

Quaker Rooms: Alcoholics Anonymous, 7pm.

GELDESTON. Locks Lane car park: Autumn locks walk, three-mile guided walk at Shipmeadow and Geldeston Marshes, 10am-12 free.

HALESWORTH. The Cut, New Cut: Halesworth Arts Festival: Art Adventure, for ages 8-14, limited spaces so booking essential, 10am-12.30pm £5; 01986 874264.

LODDON. Jubilee Hall, St George's Lane: Evening of clairvoyance with Nicky Alan, 7.30pm £7 adv/£8 on door, 01508 548302.

SEETHING: Seething Observatory, Thwaite St Mary: Through the Eyes of a Space Telescope, presenter Mark Thompson, 7.30pm £2.50/£1.50 children.

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

CONCERTS

BUNGAY. Fisher Theatre, 10 Broad Street: The Octagon Singers present Anything Goes, directed by Mary Rae and accompanied by Judy Tovey, 7.30pm £8/concs £7 , 01986 897130.

Holy Trinity Church: Bungay Choral Society: 120th Anniversary Concert Series, performance of Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle; conductor: Harvey Rathbone; soloists: Hilary Kenway (soprano), Rosemary Greenhalgh (contralto), Thomas Herford (tenor), Tim Dickinson (bass), Gretel Dowdeswell (piano) and Tim Patient (harmonium), 7.30pm £7/schoolchildren free, 01986 894132, Wightmans of Bungay or on door from 6.45pm (if available).

HALESWORTH. The Cut, New Cut: Halesworth Arts Festival: Pro Arte Piano Quartet, programme - Mozart: Piano Quartet in E flat Major K493; Sally Beamish: The Secret Dancer; Brahms: Piano Quartet in G Minor Op 25, 7.30pm £15; 01986 874264.

TOFT MONKS. Old Granary Studio, Priory Farm, Maypole Green: Jazz trio with vocalist Alison Burns, 7.30pm £16, plus optional concert buffet supper £15, 01502 679088.

GIGS

BECCLES. Caxton Club: Lou and the Diamonds, 8.30pm.

BURGH ST. PETER. Waveney Inn: Rockin' Johnnies, 8.30pm.

THORPE NEXT HADDISCOE. Crabapple Lane: Gig in a Tent - Elgato's Men playing live (rock, folk), hog roast, barbecue, licensed bar, 7pm tickets £5 in advance/£7 on door, 01502 677606.

WRENTHAM. Horse and Groom: Mickey Flynn (rock/blues), 9pm.

DANCES

BRAMFIELD. Village Hall: Ballroom and modern sequence with Stardust Sounds CDs, 7.30-10.45pm; information 01986 784598.

RINGSFIELD. Village Hall: Dance and buffet in aid of Norfolk & Waveney Big C, dancing to Mark Anthony, special guests Rave On, licensed bar, raffle, 7.30 til late £10/under-16s £5, tickets from Worlingham Pharmacy and Big C shop, Beccles.

SALES

BECCLES. Old Ambulance Station, Blyburgate: Charity stall, clothes, books, records, bric-a-brac, toys, 9.30-11am.

BROOME. Village Hall: 10p sale, various stalls, 2-4pm; proceeds Friends of Broome Adventure Playground.

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

ILKETSHALL ST ANDREW. Village Hall: Grand jumble and bric-a-brac sale for St John's Church funds, 9.30am-12.30pm.

PORINGLAND. Community Centre, Overtons Way: Table top, various stalls, 10.30am-12.30pm; for centre funds.

ROCKLAND ST. MARY. Parish Room: Table top, various stalls, 2-4pm; for parish room funds.

SUNDAY, 12/10/2008

EVENTS

ALBURGH. All Saints' Church: Second Sunday, 11am.

BARNBY. Methodist Church: United morning worship, 11am.

Samford Court Community Hall: Harvest lunch, followed by songs and praise, 12.30pm.

BARSHAM. Holy Trinity Church: Sung eucharist, 11am.

BECCLES. St Michael's Church: Holy communion (BCP), preacher Faith Darch, 9am; harvest festival with Martin Humphries from Tools with a Mission (no produce please), 10.30am; service with prayers for healing, preacher Rev Rich Henderson, 6.30pm.

Hungate Church: FunDay Club, 9.45am for children and parents; morning worship with Mrs M Read, 10.45am.

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

Friends' Meeting House: Worship, cup of tea and shared meal, followed by three speakers - Why I am a Quaker, 10.30am-2pm.

St Luke's Church: Harvest festival (no produce please), preacher Rev Canon John Beauchamp, 10.30am.

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

BROOME. St Michael's Church: Morning service (service of the word), 9.30am.

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

Fisher Theatre, 10 Broad Street: Bungay Visioning Day, drop-in to leave your views on what you want to see in Bungay over the next five-15 years, 10am-5pm , 01986 897130.

Emmanuel Church (United Reformed/Methodist): Morning service, 10.45am; evening service, 6.30pm.

Bungay Castle Bailey: Apple Day - apple identification, trees, juicing, games, sales goods, Bungay Group Suffolk Wildlife Trust, 12-4pm.

DENTON. Chapel: Service, 9.30am.

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

CEVC primary School: Evening praise, 6pm.

EARSHAM. All Saints' Church: Holy communion (BCP), 8am; morning service (service of the word), 11am.

FLIXTON, BUNGAY. Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum: Salute to 90 Years of the RAF, static displays, historic vehicles, military vehicles, various fly pasts (weather permitting), Lindy and swing dancing to DJ, museum open, 11am-5pm.

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

HEDENHAM. St Peter's Church: Holy communion (BCP), 9.30am.

LAXFIELD. Erasmus Foundation, Banyards Green: Spiritual Teaching Day, 10am-5pm £25 inc lunch and refreshments, details 01986 798682.

WORLINGHAM. Church: Holy communion (T), 8am.

FITNESS

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

GIGS

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

HALESWORTH. The Cut, New Cut: Halesworth Arts Festival: Kathryn Tickell Band, 7.30pm £15.50; 01986 874264.

WANGFORD, BECCLES. Angel Inn: Open acoustic night, 8pm.

SALES

BUNGAY. Skinner's Meadow: Car boot, organised by Bungay Area Lions Club, 9am-2pm pitches £5, 0845 8335082.

HADDISCOE. Village Hall: Craft Gift Fair, refreshments, 10am-4pm, for the Mia-Lucy Rose Trust, enquiries 01493 662250/07968195340.

MONDAY, 13/10/2008

EVENTS

BECCLES. St Luke's Church: Women's Fellowship, 2pm.

BUNGAY. Community Centre: Nearly 20 Years of International Conservation - talk by Kelly Jacobs of the World Land Trust, all welcome, 7.30pm £2.

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

SHOWS

HALESWORTH. The Cut, New Cut: Halesworth Arts Festival: Don't Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late (show for children aged three plus), 11am and 1.30pm £3; 01986 874264

CONCERTS

HALESWORTH. The Cut, New Cut: Halesworth Arts Festival: Kit and the Widow, 7.30pm £13.50; 01986 874264.

DANCES

BUNGAY. King's Head: Lindy hop, class 7.45-8.45pm £5, men free (new beginners), 01986 893351 (Helen).

DITCHINGHAM. Village Hall: Ballroom and Latin, intermediates 7.30pm £3, advanced £3.50, 01508 520850.

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

TUESDAY, 14/10/2008

EVENTS

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

BECCLES. St Luke's: Young Mums, 10am; Henry's Club, 1.30pm.

St Michael's, The Undercroft: Cornerstone Parents' and toddlers' group for 0-5 years, 10-11.30am.

Friends' Meeting House: National Women's Register, discussion and speakers, 10.15-11.30am £2.

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-5pm free.

HADDISCOE. Village Hall: Busy Bee's pre-school sessions children aged 2-5 years, 9.15-11.45am, call Sarah on 01502 677308 for details.

HALESWORTH. The Cut, New Cut: Halesworth Arts Festival: Dr Crippen: Hawley Harvey Crippen and the Really Good Murder! an illustrated lecture by Mark Mitchels, 2pm £6.50; 01986 874264.

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.

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

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.

SHOWS

BECCLES. Public Hall: Calamity Jane (musical) - Waveney Light Opera Group, 7.45pm £8-£9/concs available, 01502 712329.

CONCERTS

HALESWORTH. The Cut, New Cut: Halesworth Arts Festival: The Puffin Ensemble, 7.30pm £12.50; 01986 874264.

DANCES

BRAMFIELD. Village Hall: Modern sequence, beginners 2.30-5.30pm, 01986 748598.

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

SALES

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

WEDNESDAY, 15/10/2008

EVENTS

BECCLES. St Luke's: Toddlers 9.30am; Get a Life Gang (6s and under with adult) 3pm.

St Michael's: The Undercroft: Cornerstone Parents' and toddlers' group for 0-5 years, 10-11.30am.

Quaker Hall: Waveney Embroiderers' Guild, guest speaker Francis Pickering, Binding Passions, 10 for 10.30am.

Waveney Centre: Short mat bowls, 10.30am.

Quaker Rooms: Spiritual Awareness Workshop, 7pm £5.

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

Blyburgate Hall: Charity Bingo, 7.30pm.

BUNGAY. Community Centre: Mother and Toddler Group, 9.30-11.30am.

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

HADDISCOE. Village Hall: Parent and Bumps to 5s Group, 9.30-11am £1, 01502 677780 for details.

HARLESTON. Library: African Rhyme Time, for pre-school children and their parents/carers, 10.30am.

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

LODDON. The Hollies: Loddon Local History Group, talk and exhibits on Norfolk Finds, 1.30-3.30pm £2 including refreshments.

SHOWS

BECCLES. Public Hall: Calamity Jane (musical) - Waveney Light Opera Group, £8-£9/concs available, 01502 712329.

HALESWORTH. The Cut, New Cut: Halesworth Arts Festival: Jeremy Hardy's one-man show, 7.30pm £16.50; 01986 874264

GIGS

HALESWORTH. The Cut, New Cut: Halesworth Arts Festival: Circulus (medieval prog rock band), 2pm £6.50; 01986 874264.

DANCES

BUNGAY. King's Head Hotel, Market Place: Balkan and Beyond, 7.30-9.30pm £5.

THURSDAY, 16/10/2008

EVENTS

BARNBY. Church: Morning prayer, 9.15am.

BECCLES. St Michael's: Pop in and Play 10am. Holy communion (BCP) 11am.

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

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

BUNGAY. Community Centre: Bungay Society - The History of Yarmouth through Commemorative Pottery, talk by Ernie Childs, 7.30pm.

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

HADDISCOE. Village Hall: Busy Bee's pre-school sessions children aged 2-5 years, 9.15-11.45am, call Sarah on 01502 677308 for details.

HALESWORTH. The Cut, New Cut: Halesworth Arts Festival: Franck Pontais - Terrines and Verrines, talk and cookery demonstration, 2pm £6.50; 01986 874264.

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

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.

SHOWS

BECCLES. Public Hall: Calamity Jane (musical) - Waveney Light Opera Group, 7.45pm £8-£9/concs available, 01502 712329.

CONCERTS

HALESWORTH. The Cut, New Cut: Halesworth Arts Festival: Britten-Pears Chamber Choir, programme of music by Parry, Stanford, Vaughan Williams, Walton and Todd, 7.30pm £12.50; 01986 874264.

GIGS

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

DANCES

ALPINGTON. Village Hall: Ballroom and Latin, beginners 8.30pm £3, 01508 520850.

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

BRAMFIELD. Village Hall: Old time, beginners 7.30-9.30pm, 01986 748598.

SALES

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

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