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PUBLISHED: 16:10 21 November 2008 | UPDATED: 07:48 01 August 2010

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FRIDAY, 21/11/2008

EVENTS

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

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FRIDAY, 21/11/2008

EVENTS

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

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

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 Luke's Church: Thirst Youth Café (12-18 years), 6.30pm.

Friends' Meeting House: Beccles Allotments and Gardens Association AGM, 7.30pm

HARLESTON. Archbishop Sancroft High School: Ladies Fashion and Pamper evening, manicures, massage, indulgences, make-up, photography, 7pm £5 including glass of wine or fruit juice; tickets on 01379 853132 or 852030.

RINGSFIELD. Village Hall: Annual Beetle Drive Fun Night, 7.30pm.

SHOWS

BUNGAY. Fisher Theatre, 10 Broad Street: The Hollow (mystery drama) by Agatha Christie - Bungay Theatre Group, 7.30pm £6/concs £5, 01986 897130.

HALESWORTH. The Cut, New Cut: King Lear (tragedy) by Shakespeare - RoughCast Theatre Company, 7.30pm £8/concs £6, 0845 6732123.

LOWESTOFT. Marina Theatre, The Marina: Affairs in a Tent (farce) by Alan Ayckbourn, 7.30pm £14.50 and £16.50/concs £13.50 and £15.50, 01502 533200.

GIGS

WANGFORD, BECCLES. Angel Inn: John Brassett (rock/blues from France), 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. Upstairs Gallery: Light and dance, paintings and photography exhibition by Tim Revell and Andrew Florides (to November 29), Christmas Sparkle exhibition of unique gifts, 10am-4.30pm daily (except Wed/Sun).

SATURDAY, 22/11/2008

EVENTS

BECCLES. Quaker Hall: May Centre for the Disabled Christmas Fair, 9.30-11.45am.

The Bridge, 49 Smallgate: Tearcraft Christmas gifts and cards, refreshments, 10am-3pm.

Quaker Rooms: Alcoholics Anonymous, 7pm.

Salvation Army Hall, Blyburgate: Worship Evening - an evening of lively worship open to all, 7.30pm.

HADDISCOE. St Mary's Church: Christmas coffee morning, with stalls, 10am-12.

ILKETSHALL ST ANDREW. Village Hall: Insight2 Spirit spiritual open day, one-to-one readings, crystals, meditation, Reiki healing, psychic art, demonstration of mediumship (3pm - £3), 10am-5pm £1.

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SEETHING. Airfield: Charity firework display, gates 6pm, fireworks 7pm £5/children £1; in aid of East Anglian Air Ambulance and Seething Village Hall.

THURLTON. Village Hall: Prize bingo in aid of Thurlton Bowls Club, 7 for 7.30pm.

SHOWS

BUNGAY. Fisher Theatre, 10 Broad Street: The Hollow (mystery drama) by Agatha Christie - Bungay Theatre Group, 2.30pm and 7.30pm £6/concs £5, 01986 897130.

HALESWORTH. The Cut, New Cut: King Lear (tragedy) by Shakespeare - RoughCast Theatre Company, 7.30pm £8/concs £6, 0845 673 2123.

LOWESTOFT. Marina Theatre, The Marina: Affairs in a Tent (farce) by Alan Ayckbourn, 2.30pm £11.50 all seats and 7.30pm £14.50 and £16.50/concs £13.50 and £15.50, 01502 533200.

NEEDHAM. Village Hall: EyesWrite in association with Open Space Theatre Company presents One Glass Wall (comedy) by Danusia Iwaszko, 7.30pm £7.50/concs £5, 01379 855101.

REDISHAM. St Peter's Church: Christmas coffee morning, gifts, cakes, Christmas decorations, 10am-noon.

CONCERTS

BECCLES. United Reformed Church, Hungate Street: Christmas Time Is Here - Christmas concert by Beccles Friends in Harmony Choir, with guests David Woodward (readings and cornet) and Maggie Ludlow (flute), 7.30pm £6 including refreshments, tickets from Willows in Smallgate Beccles; proceed Big C cancer charity.

LOWESTOFT. St Margaret's Church: Pakefield Singers, Blythe String Quartet and guests present a celebration of Advent and St Cecilia's Day, conductor: Vetta Wise; accompanist: Alison Evans; programme - Bach: Cantata 140: leepers Awake; Haydn: Youth Mass: Missa Brevis in F and festive Christmas music, 7.30pm £9 including wine and mince pies, 01502 572817, 582869, Morlings of London Road, Lowestoft (565491) or on door.

GIGS

BECCLES. Conservative Club, London Road: Susan Jayne (1960s to present), 8pm £6 including supper, 01502 713535 .

GELDESTON. Locks Inn: Rebel Lion Reggae Sounds System, 9pm £5.

HEMPNALL. Three Horseshoes, Hempnall Green: The Rockin' Johnnies, 8.30pm.

LODDON. Jubb Club: Mister Buss, 8pm.

SALES

BERGH APTON. Village Hall: Christmas bazaar, crafts, toys, games, home-made jams and chutneys, 11am-4pm.

BROOME. Broome Adventure Playground: Clearance sale, everything must go, 9-11am.

DITCHINGHAM. Village Hall: Friends of All Hallows Hospital's Christmas bazaar, various stalls, raffle, home-made soup with French bread (12 noon), mince pies and sausage rolls, 11am-2pm.

SUNDAY, 23/11/2008

EVENTS

ALBURGH. Grain Brewery, South Farm: Barley to Beer, behind-the-scenes tour and tasting at micro-brewery, £40 including lunch and beer to take home; booking essential 01728 621340 when timings given.

ALBURGH. All Saints' Church: Morning service (service of the word), 11am.

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

BECCLES. St Michael's Church: Holy communion (BCP), speaker Mark Bee; morning worship, speaker Madeline Reynard, 10.30am; evening prayer, preacher Faith Darch, 6.30pm.

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

St Luke's Church: Morning worship, preacher Canon John Beauchamp, 10.30am.

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

Hungate Church: Morning worship with holy communion, Rev V Burgess, 10.45am.

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

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

BUNGAY. Holy Trinity Church: Holy communion, 8am; morning praise with baptism, 10am.

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

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

DENTON. Chapel: Morning service, 9.30am.

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

Ditchingham School: Good evening praise (praise and meditation), 6pm.

EARSHAM. All Saints' Church: Fourth Sunday with baptisms, 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.

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

NORTH COVE. Church: Holy communion (T), 11am.

RINGSFIELD. All Saints' Church: Holy communion with baptism, 10am.

WORLINGHAM. Church: Holy communion (T), 8am; family service with baptism (C), 9.45am.

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.

Bear and Bells: Cool Blue Jazz, swing jazz, restaurant reservations available, 8pm-10.30pm.

LOWESTOFT. Marina Theatre, The Marina: The Stylistics, 7.30pm £22.50/concs £21.50, 01502 533200.

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

SALES

WRENTHAM. Village Hall: Christmas craft fair, handcrafted locally made goods, Father Christmas (11am-2pm), raffle, 10am-4.30pm; in aid of East Coast Child appeal.

MONDAY, 24/11/2008

EVENTS

BECCLES. BECCLES. St Luke's Church: Women's fellowship (all welcome), 2pm.

Quaker Hall, Smallgate: Auditions for Return to the Forbidden Planet, by arrangement only from 7.30pm, contact 01986 798232 or email secretary@wlog.org.uk.

BUNGAY. Library, Wharton Street: Bungay Poetry Society, readings by Kaaren Whitney, 7.30pm; information on 01986 895508.

HALESWORTH. Halesworth Library, Bridge Street: Indian head massage, an introductory course, 9.30am £10. Details/bookings 01502 561816.

GIGS

BECCLES. Swan House: Big Sister (acoustic set), 8.30pm.

DANCES

BUNGAY. Kings Head: Lindy Hop dance class, 7.45-8.45pm £5, new beginners' classes to start shortly, 01986 893351.

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

NEEDHAM. Village Hall: Modern jive with the Jive Club, beginners and improvers 8-10pm £5, 01953 455500. Salsa, beginners 7.15-7.45pm £3.25, 01953 455500 (Sandra).

TUESDAY, 25/11/2008

EVENTS

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

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

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

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

CHEDGRAVE. Church Hall: Chedgrave and District WI annual general meeting, 2pm.

EARSHAM. Earsham Hall: Open evening with food and gift fair, various stalls, free glass of mulled wine and mince pie, refreshments including barbecue available, 6-9pm.

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

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

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.

TASBURGH. Village Hall: Dog training with Tas Valley Dogs, beginners 7.15-8pm, other sessions 8-9pm and 9-10pm, enrol on 07880 575697 (Viv).

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

BUNGAY. Fisher Theatre, 10 Broad Street: EyesWrite in association with Open Space Theatre Company presents One Glass Wall (comedy) by Danusia Iwaszko, 7.30pm £7.50/concs £5 , 01986 897130.

LOWESTOFT. Marina Theatre, The Marina: Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story (rock 'n' roll musical), 7.30pm £20.50-£24.50/concs £20.50-£23.50, 01502 533200.

DANCES

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

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, 26/11/2008

EVENTS

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

Waveney Centre: Short mat bowls, 10.30am.

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

Blyburgate Hall: Beccles Flower Club, flower arranging demonstration by Lionel Clarke - Prelude to Christmas, 7.30pm £3/members £1.50.

Quaker Hall, Smallgate: Auditions for Return to the Forbidden Planet, by arrangement only from 7.30pm, contact 01986 798232 or email secretary@wlog.org.uk .

BUNGAY. Community Centre, Upper Olland Street: 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-4pm free.

GELDESTON. Village Hall: Village Screen presents Miss Pettigrew Lives For A Day (12A), 7.30pm £4, 01502 712364 or email brian@ftfarm.co.uk.

HARLESTON. United Reformed Church, Mendham Lane: Harleston Historical Society, talk - Working with the SOE in World War II, 7.30pm.

WORLINGHAM. Parish Church: Holy communion (C) 10am.

SHOWS

LOWESTOFT. Marina Theatre, The Marina: Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story (rock 'n' roll musical), 2.30pm £16.50-£20.50/concs £16.50-£23.50 and 7.30pm £20.50-£24.50/concs £20.50-£23.50, 01502 533200.

GIGS

BUNGAY. Fisher Theatre, 10 Broad Street: Hai La Drum (gypsy jazz quartet), 7.30pm £8/concs £7, 01986 897130.

DANCES

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

THURSDAY, 27/11/2008

EVENTS

BECCLES. St Michael's Church: Pop in and play, 10am; holy communion 11am.

St Luke's Church: St Luke's Link Lunch Club, call 716379 for transport

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

BROOKE. Parish Hall: Brooke Gardening Club, talk on Roses, 7.30pm visitors £1.50.

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

LODDON. Church Plain Surgery: Patient Participation Group meeting - History of Surgery in Norwich, 7.30pm.

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

LOWESTOFT. Marina Theatre, The Marina: Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story (rock 'n' roll musical), 7.30pm £20.50-£24.50/concs £20.50-£23.50, 01502 533200.

GIGS

GELDESTON. Locks Inn: Baz and Mark's country session, 9pm.

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

DANCES

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

BECCLES. Hungate Hall, Hungate: Salsa with Alegria, 8-10pm, 07710 205557.

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, 28/11/2008

EVENTS

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

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

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 Luke's Church: St Luke's Thirst Café (12-18 years), 6.30pm.

The Upstairs Gallery: Late night shopping event, crafts and crafts, stalls and food, open to 8pm.

PORINGLAND. Community Centre, Overton Way: Village Screen presents Miss Pettigrew Lives For A Day (12A), 7.30pm £4, advance tickets from Budgens, Poringland.

SHOWS

LOWESTOFT. Marina Theatre, The Marina: Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story (rock 'n' roll musical), 5.30pm £20-50-£24.50/concs £20.50-£23.50 and 8.30pm £22.50-£26.50/concs £20.50-£25.50, 01502 533200.

GIGS

HALESWORTH. The Cut, New Cut: Red Shadow Quartet (contemporary jazz), 7.30pm £8, 0845 673 2123.

TASBURGH. The Countryman: AJ, 8.30pm.

WANGFORD, BECCLES. Angel Inn: Disco and karaoke, 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.

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