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PUBLISHED: 14:19 27 November 2008 | UPDATED: 07:48 01 August 2010

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FRIDAY, 28/11/2008

EVENTS

ALPINGTON. Village Hall: Coffee morning in memory of John Minns, stalls and raffle, 10am-1pm; proceeds Leukaemia Research.

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FRIDAY, 28/11/2008

EVENTS

ALPINGTON. Village Hall: Coffee morning in memory of John Minns, stalls and raffle, 10am-1pm; proceeds Leukaemia Research.

BECCLES. Quaker Rooms, Smallgate: Holistic Therapies Workshop - a talk with plenty of opportunities for questions, 9.30am £3. Book at venue or call 01502 561816.

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; Christmas tree festival, 6.15-9.30pm adults £1, children free.

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

Market Place: Christmas lights switch-on, live music, food and drink, talk by historian Alison Weir, Lowestoft Signing Choir and Loddon Brass Band, mulled wine, roasted chestnuts, late night shopping, starts during afternoon, lights switched on by Terry Molloy (The Archers and Doctor Who) at 6pm.

Country Cat Shelter Shop, Hungate: Mega Tombola, a prize every time, punch, mince pies, evening event.

The Upstairs Gallery: Late night shopping event, 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

ROCKLAND ST. MARY. Margaret Mack Room: Little Red Riding Hood (pantomime) by Paul Reakes - Bamrocks, 7.30pm £5/children £3, 01508 538622.

GIGS

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

Halesworth Social Club: Omega Jazzmen, 8pm free.

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.

EXHIBITIONS

BECCLES. Upstairs Gallery: Light and dance, paintings and photography exhibition by Tim Revell and Andrew Florides , Christmas Sparkle exhibition of unique gifts, 10am-4.30pm.

SATURDAY, 29/11/2008

EVENTS

BECCLES. Sheepgate (opposite HBOS bank): Cake and preserves stall from 8.30am; proceeds All Saints' Church, Kirby Cane.

Hungate Church: Christmas tree festival, refreshments available from Stable Café all day, 9.30am-5pm adults £1, children free.

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

Bookthrift bookshop: Judith Miller and Mark Hill (BBC Antiques Roadshow) will sign their books and provide free antique valuations, bring your antiques and collectables for valuation, 12-3pm.

Quaker Rooms: Alcoholics Anonymous, 7pm.

BUNGAY. Emmanuel Church: Christmas Fair, stalls, gifts, light lunches, teas, coffees and mince pies, 10am-2pm.

Fisher Theatre, 10 Broad Street: Writers Talking, crime-writing husband and wife team Nicci French, 2pm; columnist, novelist and children's author Terence Blacker 3.30pm; nature writer Mark Cocker 5pm; biographer Richard Holmes 6.30pm, tickets: £8/under 16s £3 per session or £20/under 16s £8 for the day, 01986 897130.

HEMPNALL. Methodist Church: Advent Flower Festival, stalls, refreshments and light lunches available, 10am-4pm.

LOWESTOFT. Lowestoft Record Office, Library, Clapham Road: Voyage Around East Anglia, talk by Robert Singer,

THURTON. Village Hall: Charity car wash, 9am-12; proceeds village hall and playing field equipment.

Village Hall: Christmas Bazaar - stalls and games, tombola, cakes, nearly new, children's craft table, raffle, refreshments, visit Father Christmas in his winterland grotto, 2-4pm 25p, children free; proceeds Thurton and Ashby St Mary Pre-School.

WANGFORD, BECCLES. Angel Inn: Horse race night, 9pm.

SHOWS

ROCKLAND ST. MARY. Margaret Mack Room: Little Red Riding Hood (pantomime) by Paul Reakes - Bamrocks, 2.30pm and 7.30pm £5/children £3, 01508 538622.

CONCERTS

HALESWORTH. The Cut, New Cut: Charity concert featuring Dennis Bean and Friends including Ken and Joan Saul and folk-rock band Stone Angel, 7.30pm £8; proceeds Make-A-Wish UK , 0845 673 2123.

WORLINGHAM. Church: The Friends in Harmony, with raffle, wine and refreshments, 7.30pm £5; proceeds split between The Friends in Harmony and Worlingham Church, 715814.

GIGS

CLAXTON. Village Hall: Pat James, 8pm £4/children £2.

GELDESTON. Locks Inn: DSB Northern Soul Sounds System, 7pm.

LODDON. Swan: Get Carter, 9pm.

SALES

BARSHAM. Grange Farm Centre, Hall Road: Car boot, 9am-1pm; information 01502 712456.

BECCLES. Quaker Hall, Smallgate: Kid's Stuff sale, nearly new toys, games, clothing, baby equipment, maternity wear etc, 10am.

BUNGAY. Bowls Club: Jumble sale, bric-a-brac, cakes, 9-11.30am.

HEMPNALL. Village Hall: Table top, 2-5pm tables £5 (for Chequers Playgroup), 01953 606152.

EXHIBITIONS

BECCLES. Upstairs Gallery: Light and dance, paintings and photography exhibition by Tim Revell and Andrew Florides , Christmas Sparkle exhibition of unique gifts, 10am-4.30pm.

SUNDAY, 30/11/2008

EVENTS

BARSHAM. Holy Trinity Church: Benefice service, Sung eucharist, 10.30am.

BECCLES. St Michael's Church: Holy communion (BCP), preacher Rev Sam Read, 9am; All Age Worship with Rev John Beauchamp, 10.30am.

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 Tony French, 10.30am.

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

Hungate Church: Morning worship with Mrs S Lovett, 10.45am; Christmas tree festival, 12-3pm adults £1, children free; Advent carols and readings - Waiting in Hope, 4pm.

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

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

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

DENTON. St Mary's Church: Benefice holy communion, 9.30am.

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.

HEMPNALL. Methodist Church: Advent Flower Festival, stalls, refreshments and light lunches available, 10am-2pm.

NORTH COVE. Church: BCP communion, 11am.

RINGSFIELD. All Saints' Church: Said holy communion (BCP), 10am.

STOKE HOLY CROSS. Mill Inn: Quiz night, 8.30pm.

WORLINGHAM. Church: Holy communion, 8am; healing service, 9.45am.

FITNESS

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

SHOWS

ROCKLAND ST. MARY. Margaret Mack Room: Little Red Riding Hood (pantomime) by Paul Reakes - Bamrocks, 2.30pm £5/children £3, 01508 538622.

GIGS

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

SALES

GILLINGHAM. Village Hall: Indoor car boot, 10am-1pm, stall bookings on 07768 520867; for Gillingham Pre-school.

HADDISCOE. Village Hall: Craft and gift fair, 10am-4pm, proceeds Mia-Lucy Rose Trust and Palliative Care East, enquiries 01493 662250/07968195340.

MONDAY, 01/12/2008

EVENTS

BECCLES. Quaker Rooms: Beccles and District ME/CFS Support Group Christmas lunch, 1pm.

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

Quaker Hall: Beccles Cross Stitch Club, new members welcome, 7.30pm, 01502 575334.

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

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).

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.

TUESDAY, 02/12/2008

EVENTS

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

BECCLES. St Luke's Church: Young mums, 10am; holy communion, 10.30am; 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.

BROOKE. Parish Hall: Brooke Parish Hall Evenings present an illustrated talk by Huby Fairhead, Aviation Museums and Aircraft of Southend, Finningley, Shuttleworth, Duxford etc etc, 7.30pm £2.50; proceeds Seething Second World War Control Tower.

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

HALESWORTH. Halesworth Library: Hopi ear candling workshop, demonstration and explanation of this therapy, 10am free.

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

LODDON. Hobart High School: Loddon Flower Club, flower arranging demonstration - A Touch of Sparkle, 7 for 7.30pm £7.50/members £4.

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.

SHOWS

BECCLES. Public Hall: Oh What A Lovely War (musical show) - Spotlight Theatre Company, 7.45pm £7-£8.50, tickets available from Saxon Therapy Centre, New Market, Beccles or 01502 712621.

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, 03/12/2008

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.

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.

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

SHOWS

BECCLES. Public Hall: Oh What A Lovely War (musical show) - Spotlight Theatre Company, 7.45pm £7-£8.50, tickets available from Saxon Therapy Centre, New Market, Beccles or 01502 712621.

SAXLINGHAM NETHERGATE. Village Hall: Cinderella (pantomime) - Saxlingham Players, 7.30pm £6.50/concs £5.50, 01508 499369 (between 9am-9pm) or on door if available.

DANCES

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

THURSDAY, 04/12/2008

EVENTS

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

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

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: Oh What A Lovely War (musical show) - Spotlight Theatre Company, 7.45pm £7-£8.50, tickets available from Saxon Therapy Centre, New Market, Beccles or 01502 712621.

SAXLINGHAM NETHERGATE. Village Hall: Cinderella (pantomime) - Saxlingham Players, 7.30pm £6.50/concs £5.50, 01508 499369 (between 9am-9pm) or on door if available.

CONCERTS

BROOKE. Village Hall: Creative Arts East present Opera Dudes, 7.30pm £7.50/concs £6.50/family ticket £26 advance or £8.50£7.50/£30 on door, 01508 558526, 550273, 550719 or Brooke Post Office.

GIGS

GELDESTON. Locks Inn: Folk session with Murphy's Lore, 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.

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