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PUBLISHED: 10:56 19 June 2009 | UPDATED: 08:16 01 August 2010

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FRIDAY, 19/06/2009

EVENTS

BECCLES. 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.

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FRIDAY, 19/06/2009

EVENTS

BECCLES. 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, 7pm.

EARSHAM. Village Hall: Quiz, with good prizes, 6.30pm £7 including food and drink, 01986 892147; proceeds Christian Aid and Earsham Church.

HADDISCOE. Village Hall: Toddler Group, babies and children up to five years, 9.30-11.30am £1.50.

SHOWS

BERGH APTON. Village Hall: James Prosper Goody: Visions of an Old Campaigner (musical drama) by Nick Murray Brown, 7.30pm £7, 01502 742065.

BUNGAY. Fisher Theatre, 10 Broad Street: Tons of Money (comedy) by Will Evans and Valentine - Bungay Theatre Group, 7.30pm £6/concs £5, 01986 897130.

CONCERTS

WALPOLE. Walpole Old Chapel: Charity Quin, Michael Peck and Oonagh Seagrave-Daly - Songs, Poems and Music for Midsummer, refreshments available, 7.30pm donations.

GIGS

CLAXTON. Village Hall: Peter and Carolyn's Karaoke, 8pm £3.

DANCES

GILLINGHAM. Village Hall: Ballroom and Latin, advanced 7.15pm £3.50, intermediates 8.30pm £3, 01508 520850.

PORINGLAND. Community Centre: Buena Vista Social Club Tea Dance with music by John T, 2-4pm £2.50/members £2 including tea and biscuits; information 01508 494358 or 492630.

SALES

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

EXHIBITIONS

HALESWORTH. The Cut, New Cut (Malt Room): Paintings by Gina Medcalf (to July 18);

Concourse: Photographs of nocturnal London by Liam O'Connor (to July 18), Tues-Sat 10am-4pm.

SATURDAY, 20/06/2009

EVENTS

BECCLES. Bear and Bells: Beccles Helping Hands history walk, leaves Bear and Bells 7.30pm adults £4/children £2, tickets Saxons, New Market.

Quaker Rooms: Alcoholics Anonymous, 7pm.

DITCHINGHAM. All Hallows Hospital grounds: Friends of All Hallows Hospital Family Garden Party, stalls, music, children's entertainment and activities, tea and home-made scones and more, 2pm.

EARSHAM. Earsham Hall: Party in the Courtyard, dancing to the Mike West Band, outside bar, barbecue, 7.30pm £10 in adv, 01986 894075.

ILKETSHALL ST. ANDREW. St Andrew's Church: Church open to view medieval paintings, refreshments available, 2-4pm.

LODDON. Jubilee Hall, George Lane: Martial arts - World Koong Joong Hapkido Association, all levels class for children and parents, watch or try, 9.30-11am, first class free, 07778 792869 (Lorne).

Loddon Mill Wellbeing Centre: MS Charity Day, 10am-4pm.

MUTFORD. Welch Close: Cream teas and raffle, 2pm-7pm £2.50, tickets The Salon, 3 Welch Close, or Mutford Post Office; proceeds mosquito nets in The Gambia.

NORTH COVE. Nature Reserve: Walk round the Reserve, organised by Suffolk Wildlife Trust, meet car park at the end of Marsh Lane, 10am, 01379 586020.

SISLAND. St Mary's Church: Exhibition of photographs, paintings and drawings inspired by the local landscape, refreshments available, 10am-4pm.

SOTTERLEY. Chapel: Open day, photographic exhibition, music, refreshments, from 10.30am.

THURTON. Village Hall and playing field: Family Fun Weekend, grand opening by Christine Knight, traditional village fete plus programme of events in the arena and vintage aeroplane fly-past (weather permitting), 12 noon; Keith Wells memorial rounders match, 2pm; charity auction, 3pm, followed by picnic in the park; after fete disco with DJ Keith, 8pm til late, tickets from Nicky 480083; proceeds Thurton & Ashby Pre-School.

THWAITE, BUNGAY. Seething Observatory: Norwich Astronomical Society, talk - Journey to the Centre of the Sun, plus chance to safely view the sun, 2-5pm £2.50/children £1.50.

WALPOLE. Walpole Old Chapel: Chris Doddridge - Mid Summer Raga Meditation, 7.30pm £5/concs £3 on door; for church funds.

Wapole Old Chapel: Chapel open, in the care of the Historic Chapels Trust, 2-4.30pm.

WESTON. Weston Hall, London Road: Village fete, June Glennie Dancers, Punch and Judy, games, children's races, stalls etc, 2.30-5pm; proceeds St Peter's Church.

WORLINGHAM. Middle School field: Village Fete, donkey rides, bowling for a pig and tug of war, displays, face painting, bouncy castle, refreshments, no dogs, 1.30-4pm.

SHOWS

BUNGAY. Fisher Theatre, 10 Broad Street: Tons of Money (comedy) by Will Evans and Valentine - Bungay Theatre Group, 7.30pm £6/concs £5, 01986 897130.

GIGS

BUNGAY. Community Centre: Live music by Carl Maudy, bring your own food and drinks, 8.15-11.45pm; proceeds RSPCA.

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

DITCHINGHAM. Duke of York: The Citizens, 9pm.

HALESWORTH. The Cut, New Cut: The Floyd Effect (tribute band), 7.30pm £14, 0845 673 2123.

LODDON. Swan Hotel: The Killer Tomatoes (70s-80s punk), 9pm.

PORINGLAND. Royal Oak: Linda James, 8.30pm.

DANCES

RINGSFIELD. Village Hall: Open air dance and barbecue, live band, 7pm til late.

SALES

BURGH ST PETER: Village Hall: Table top, 10am-1pm.

ELLOUGH. Old Beccles heliport site: Farmers' market, 9am-1pm.

SUNDAY, 21/06/2009

EVENTS

ALBURGH. All Saints' Church: Holy communion, 11am.

BARNBY. Parish Church: Morning prayer, 11am.

BARSHAM. Holy Trinity Church: Sung eucharist 11am.

BECCLES. St Michael's Church: Holy Communion (BCP); Worship 4 All, 10.30am, Preacher Rev Rich Henderson.

Hungate Church: Morning worship, 10.45am.

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

St Luke's Church: Family communion, preacher Canon John Beauchamp, 10.30am.

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

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

BERGH APTON. Anteros Arts Centre, Loddon Road: Summer art and craft exhibition, artworks for sale, refreshments available, 11am-5pm free.

The Garden in an Orchard: Garden open for National Gardens Scheme, 3.5-acre garden set in old orchard, with wildflower meadows, bamboos, species roses, 11am-6pm £3/children free.

BROOME. St Michael's Church: Holy communion, 9.30am.

BUNGAY. Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum, Flixton: Veterans' day, special welcome to all ex-service personnel, music with Timescape, military vehicles and 2nd Battalion Royal Ulster Rifles re-enactors, 10am-5pm.

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

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

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

DITCHINGHAM. St Mary's Church: Morning service (service of the word), 11am.

EARSHAM. All Saints' Church: Holy communion, 11am.

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

HEDENHAM. St Peter's Church: Morning prayer, 9.30am.

RINGSFIELD. All Saints' Church: Morning prayer (BCP), 10am.

SEETHING. St Margaret's Church: Open gardens, tour Seething's back gardens and finish with a strawberry tea in the church, 2-5pm £5/children £2; proceeds church restoration (sorry no dogs).

SISLAND. St Mary's Church: Exhibition of photographs, paintings and drawings inspired by the local landscape, refreshments available, 10am-4pm.

TOPCROFT. 93rd Bomb Group Museum: Open day, three huts with displays dedicated to the Mighty 8th, 93rd Bomb Group and RAF Memorial Room, and the 489th Bomb Group, refreshments available, 10am-5pm free (donations welcome).

UGGESHALL. Village: Open gardens, 12 gardens, plant stall, light refreshments, 1-5pm £4/under 16s free; proceeds Community First Responders.

WALPOLE. Walpole Old Chapel: Annual Ecumenical Service, guest preacher: Canon Stephen Henry (Canon Emeritus Wakefield Cathedral), 3pm.

WESTHALL. Barracks Cottage: Open Gardens, garden open with plants for sale, 12-6pm, £3/children free.

WORLINGHAM. Parish Church: Holy communion (T), 8am; holy communion and baptism (C), 9.45am.

FITNESS

EARSHAM. Village Hall: Self defence class (all ages), 6.30-8pm.

SHOWS

LOWESTOFT. Marina Theatre, The Marina: Jim Davidson (comedian) - On The Offensive, over 18s only, 7.30pm £20, 01502 533200.

CONCERTS

BLYTHBURGH. Parish Church: Aldeburgh Festival: Mark Padmore (tenor) and Elizabeth Kenny (lute), songs and works for lute by Dowland and his contemporaries, 3-4.40pm £9-£18/under 27s half price, 01728 687110.

HALESWORTH. The Cut, New Cut: Hoffmeister Ensemble, programme of music by Schubert, Dvorak and Beethoven, 3pm £7, 0845 673 2123.

GIGS

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

GELDESTON. Locks Inn: Strummer and Friends (folk, blues and more), 2pm.

MENDHAM. Sir Alfred Munnings: Buskers (traditional acoustic folk), 2-4pm.

SAXLINGHAM THORPE. Mill Inn: Buskers and Barbecue, 3pm.

DANCES

BRAMFIELD. Village Hall: 50-50 ballroom and modern sequence, bring a buffet plate to share, 2.30-5pm; information 01986 784598.

SALES

ARMINGHALL. Old Stoke Road: Car boot, 11am-4pm.

MONDAY, 22/06/2009

EVENTS

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

BERGH APTON. Anteros Arts Centre, Loddon Road: Summer art and craft exhibition, artworks for sale, refreshments available, 11am-5pm free.

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

GIGS

BECCLES. Swan House: Hard Rain, 8.30pm.

DANCES

BUNGAY. King's Head: Lindy Hop dance class, 7.45-8.45pm £5, 01986 893351.

DITCHINGHAM. Village Hall: Ballroom and Latin, intermediates 7.30pm £3, advanced 8.30pm £3.50, 01508 520850.

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

TUESDAY, 23/06/2009

EVENTS

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

BECCLES. Friend's Meeting House: NWR National Women's Register meeting 10.15-11.30am.

St Luke's Church: Holy communion 10.30am; Henry's Club, 1.30pm.

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

BERGH APTON. Anteros Arts Centre, Loddon Road: Summer art and craft exhibition, artworks for sale, refreshments available, 11am-5pm free.

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

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

SHADINGFIELD. Village Hall: Art class with Anya King, oils, drawing, watercolours, acrylics, beginners welcome, 2.30-5.30pm and 6.30-9.30pm £9 per session, 01502 575257.

WORLINGHAM. Church: Benefice prayer meeting, 9.30am.

42 Park Drive: Garden party at the home of Janice and David Grice, tea and scones, plants, bring and buy sale, 2-4.30pm; proceeds Cancer Research UK.

FITNESS

BECCLES. Quaker Hall, Smallgate: Yoga classes for children and teenagers, contact Michelle Cheesbrough, 01502 713554.

SHOWS

BECCLES. Public Hall: Sweeney Todd (musical thriller) by Stephen Sondheim - Spotlight Musical Theatre Company, 7.45pm £8 and £9/concs £7, 07887 750846.

DANCES

BECCLES. Hungate Hall: Ballroom and Latin American and swing jive classes for beginners, 7.30-9.30pm, 07770 575497 (Sasza).

BRAMFIELD. Village Hall: Modern sequence, beginners 2-4.30pm, 01986 784598.

SALES

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

WEDNESDAY, 24/06/2009

EVENTS

BECCLES. St Luke's Church: St Luke's Toddlers, 9.15am; Get a Life Gang, 3pm.

Waveney Centre, New Market: Short mat bowls, 10.30am.

Blyburgate Hall: Beccles Flower Club, flower demonstration - Summer Miscellany, 7.15pm.

St John's Ambulance Training Centre, Blyburgate Road: Buddhist meditation classes, 7.30-9pm £5.

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, stalls, 10am-5pm free.

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

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

SHOWS

BECCLES. Public Hall: Sweeney Todd (musical thriller) by Stephen Sondheim - Spotlight Musical Theatre Company, 7.45pm £8 and £9/concs £7, 07887 750846.

GIGS

GELDESTON. Locks Inn: Bric-a-Brac (folk), 9pm.

SALES

ARMINGHALL. Old Stoke Road: Car boot, 7am-1pm.

THURSDAY, 25/06/2009

EVENTS

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

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

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

Caxton Club, Gaol Lane: Quiz and chips, teams of four, 7pm £3; proceeds Friends of Beccles Open-air Swimming Pool.

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

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

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

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

FITNESS

BECCLES. Hungate Hall: Wild Goose Qigong, exercise for health, flexibility and relaxation, for adults of all ages, 6.30-8pm £6, 01502 711127.

GILLINGHAM. Village Hall: Keep fit classes for mature ladies and gentlemen, 2-3.30pm.

SHOWS

BECCLES. Public Hall: Sweeney Todd (musical thriller) by Stephen Sondheim - Spotlight Musical Theatre Company, 7.45pm £8 and £9, 07887 750846.

BUNGAY. Fisher Theatre, 10 Broad Street: Twisted (drama based on Oliver Twist) - Fisher Youth Theatre Group, 7.30pm £7/concs £5, 01986 897130.

GIGS

FLIXTON, BUNGAY. Buck Inn: Sole Bay Jazz Band, 8.30pm.

DANCES

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

BECCLES. Sports Centre, Ringsfield Road: Ballroom and Latin American and swing jive classes for intermediates, 7.30-9.30pm, 07770 575497 (Sasza).

Waveney Centre: Salsa with Alegria, class 8-10pm, 07710 205557.

PORINGLAND. Community Centre, Overtons Way: Modern jive with Foot-loose, 8.15-11pm, 07947 607810.

SALES

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


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