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PUBLISHED: 17:17 25 June 2009 | UPDATED: 08:17 01 August 2010

TODAY, 26/06/2009

EVENTS

BECCLES.

Hungate Church: Church History Exhibition 9.30am-12.30pm; Fairtrade stall selling foodstuffs and stationery 10am-12noon, teas and coffees served 10-11.

TODAY, 26/06/2009

EVENTS

BECCLES.

Hungate Church: Church History Exhibition 9.30am-12.30pm; Fairtrade stall selling foodstuffs and stationery 10am-12noon, teas and coffees served 10-11.30am.

Quaker Rooms: Hot Stone Massage Workshop, a talk and demonstration of this alternative massage, 9.30am £3, bookings 01502 561816.

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

St Luke's Church: St Luke's Thirst Café, 7pm.

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

HARDLEY. St Margaret's Church: Flower Festival - Wedding Anniversaries, with photographs, cake stall and more, 10am-4pm.

Staithe: Hike to Hardley Cross, guided circular walk, 7-9.30pm free; information 01502 713196.

SOUTH ELMHAM. Beck Valley, St Margaret's: Gundog display by the duo of Sue and Richard Smith, chainsaw carving by Ben Loughrill, Waveney Harriers, Waveney Beekeepers, Saints Ferrets and flying birds of prey, refreshments, free parking, 6-8pm free.

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.

CONCERTS

GIGS

HALESWORTH. Social Club: Omega Jazzmen with guest Johnny Godsell, 8pm.

ELLOUGH. Ellough Airfield: 1940s hangar dance with music from the Super Swing Big Band, bar and food available, 8-11.45pm £12, 01502 511944 or on door; proceeds Waveney Hospice Care. GILLINGHAM. Village Hall: Ballroom and Latin, advanced 7.15pm £3.50, intermediates 8.30pm £3, 01508 520850.

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.

TOMORROW, 27/06/2009

EVENTS

BECCLES. Goosegreen Nurseries, Goosegreen East (off Common Lane): Charity public open day, wholesale garden nursery, over 250,000 plants in over 1200 varieties, home-made cakes and refreshments available, 9am-6pm donations welcome for Beccles Mayoral Appeal (Sea Cadets).

Hungate Church: Church History Exhibition, refreshments available, 9.30am-12.30pm.

Quaker Rooms: Alcoholics Anonymous, 7pm.

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).

George Lane: Summer fete, entertainment, displays, stalls and games, 1-5pm.

REDISHAM. The Old Vicarage: Cakes, books, tombola, plants, competitions and teas, 2.30pm.

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

SHOWS

BECCLES. Public Hall: Sweeney Todd (musical thriller) by Stephen Sondheim - Spotlight Musical Theatre Company, 2.30pm and 7.45pm £8 and £9, 07887 750846.

BUNGAY. Fisher Theatre, 10 Broad Street: Twisted (drama based on Oliver Twist) - Fisher Youth Theatre Group, 2pm and 7.30pm £7/concs £5, 01986 897130.

NORTH COVE. St Botolph's Church: All Preachers Great and Small (readings and music) - Keith Skipper and friends, 7.30pm £10 including refreshments, 01502 476267.

CONCERTS

MENDHAM. All Saints' Church and village: Flower Festival Concert by Tapestry (mixed voice a cappella chamber choir), varied programme of songs from the Renaissance to contemporary, 6.30pm £8, 01379 855440 or 852125.

TOFT MONKS. The Old Granary Studio, Priory Farm, Maypole Green: Natalie Clein (cello) and Kathryn Stott (piano), programme includes works by Bartok, Dvorak, Brahms and Piazzola, 7.30pm £22, 01502 679088.

GIGS

BECCLES. Conservative Club, London Road: Tosh, 8pm £6 including supper, 01502 713535.

HALESWORTH. The Cut, New Cut: The Collinson Quartet (jazz), 7.30pm £8/concs £7, 0845 673 2123.

WANGFORD, BECCLES. Angel Inn: Van Halen (tribute), 9pm.

DANCES

WOODTON. Village Hall: Dance to music by Barry Humphries, bring own drinks, 8.30-11.45pm £5 including buffet; for hall funds.

SALES

BERGH APTON. Village Hall: Jumble, 2pm.

BUNGAY. The Butter Cross: Bric-a-brac, books, toys, CDs, tombola etc, 8.30am-12.30pm; for Rose Cottage Cats.

METTINGHAM. Village Hall: Book sale and art exhibition, 2pm; for hall funds.

SOTTERLEY. Chapel: Home-made and garden produce market, 10am-12.

SUNDAY, 28/06/2009

EVENTS

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

BARSHAM. Holy Trinity Church: Sung eucharist 11am.

BECCLES. St Michael's Church: Holy Communion (BCP), Rev Sam Read; morning worship, preacher Faith Darch 10.30am, Schools' Songs of Praise, 6.30pm.

Hungate Church: Church anniversary service with Rev J Jacobs, 10.45am; Church History Exhibition, refreshments available, 2-4pm.

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

St Luke's Church: Cafe church with holy communion, breakfast 10am, service 10.30am.

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

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

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

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

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

DENTON. Chapel: Morning worship, 9.30am.

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

EARSHAM. All Saints' Church: Holy communion (BCP), 9.30am; Cafe 4 U (informal café followed by short worship session), 10am.

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

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

HARDLEY. St Margaret's Church: Flower Festival - Wedding Anniversaries, with photographs, cake stall and more, 10am-4pm; Songs of Praise, 6pm.

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

HENSTEAD. Henstead Exotic Garden, Church Road: Garden open, 100 plus large palms, 200 bamboos, streams, three ponds, Thai-style pavilion, gingerbread summer house, 11am-4pm £3/children free.

MENDHAM. All Saints' Church and village: Flower Festival - The Joys of the Garden and village open gardens, stalls with produce, cakes, preserves, plants and second-hand books, refreshments available, 11am-4.30pm open gardens £3 per person.

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

THURLTON. Village Hall, Beccles Road: Open gardens, various gardens, refreshments available, sorry no dogs, 11am-5pm £3.50/accompanied children free; proceeds Thurlton Horticultural Club.

WESTHALL. Village Hall: Open gardens and Scarecrow competition, plant stall, afternoon teas, raffle, 12-5pm £3.50 for gardens and map/accompanied children free.

WORLINGHAM. Parish Church: Holy communion (T), 8am; family service with baptism (C), 9.45am; adult baptism service, 3pm.

FITNESS

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

CONCERTS

OULTON BROAD. Band Stand, Nicholas Everitt Park: Wrentham Band, 2-4.30pm free.

GIGS

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

Bear and Bells: Cool Blue Jazz, swing jazz 8-10.30pm, restaurant reservations available, 01502 712291.

GELDESTON. Locks Inn: The Gutter Boys (country, blues, rock 'n' roll), 2pm.

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

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

SALES

BUNGAY. Skinner's Meadow, St John's Road: Car boot, 9am-1pm pitches: cars £5, traders £10, 01502 717337; organised by Bungay Lions Club.

MONDAY, 29/06/2009

EVENTS

BECCLES. Quay: Beccles Boat and Boot, combined walk and boat trip to Geldeston Lock and back, 10am-12.30pm £8.50/children £6.50/family £25; booking essential 01502 713196.

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

BUNGAY. Bungay Library: Suffolk Poetry Society meeting with guest Russell Robertson, 7.30pm.

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

DANCES

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

CARLTON COLVILLE. Uplands Community Centre, Ashburnham Way: Line with East Coast Liners, beginners 12.15-1.45pm £3.50, 01502 562953.

TUESDAY, 30/06/2009

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.

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.

FITNESS

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

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, 01/07/2009

EVENTS

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

Quaker Hall: Beccles WI monthly meeting, 9.45am.

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

Blyburgate Hall: St John Waveney Fellowship meeting, strawberry and cream tea, 2.30pm.

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

Hungate Hall: Beccles Society of Artists, portrait demonstration in oils by Anya King, 7.30pm.

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.

EXHIBITIONS

BECCLES. Upstairs Gallery: Plastered - art show by lifecaster Michelle Payne (to August 1), Tues-Sat 9am-4.30pm.

THURSDAY, 02/07/2009

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.

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.

GIGS

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

DANCES

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.

SALES

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


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