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PUBLISHED: 12:04 17 December 2010

TODAY

EVENTS

BECCLES. St Luke’s Church: Christmas fair, 6pm.

FRAMINGHAM PIGOT. St Andrews Church: Fit Together Walk, 2.3 miles, country walk, 10.30am.

HADDISCOE. Village Hall: Toddler group, 9.30-11.30am £2.

LODDON. The Mill House, Bridge Street: Stand-up comedy with four comics, doors 6.30pm for 8pm £10, 01508 521800.

SHOWS

LOWESTOFT. Marina Theatre, The Marina: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs - Stefan Booth (Hollyoaks, Eastenders, The Bill), Nikki Kelly (Hi-De-Hi) and Mike ‘Squeaky’ McClean, 10.15am and 7pm £5-£16.50, 01502 533200.

Seagull Theatre, Morton Road: The Fleet Street Nativity - Tim Firth’s tale on the school nativity play, 7.30pm £10/£8, 01502 562863.

CONCERTS

HALESWORTH. The Cut, New Cut: Deck the Hall with Wenhaston Girls Choir, 7.30pm £8/£6, 0845 673 2123.

PORINGLAND. Community Centre, Overtons Way: Buena Vista Social Club Christmas concert with Loddon Band, free festive refreshments, 7.30pm £3 members/£4 non-members from parish council office or Maureen on 01508 494358 or Carol on 492630 by Wednesday Dec 15.

GIGS

RUMBURGH. Buck Inn: The Omega Jazzmen, 8pm.

SALES

BECCLES. Hungate Church: Fairtrade stall selling foodstuffs and stationery, 10am-12; teas and coffees from 10-11.30am.

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

LOWESTOFT. Tenants Hall, Hollingsworth Road: Fresh produce, bric-a-brac, cards, refreshments, credit union collection point, 1-3pm.

EXHIBITIONS

BECCLES. The Upstairs Gallery Suffolk, Bank House, Exchange Square: 01502 717191. All About Anglia, regional artists, (to Dec 24, Tues-Sat 10am-4.30pm).

Twisted Chain, textiles and mixed media, (to Dec 21, Tues-Sat 10am-4pm).

HARLESTON. Harleston Gallery, 3 Old Market Place: 01379 855366. Christmas art show, 40 artists, (to Dec 24, Tues-Sat 10am-4pm).

LOWESTOFT. Lowestoft Arts Centre, 13 St Peter’s Street: 01502 500004. Cynthia Monteret, oils, (to Dec 31, Mon-Sat 10am-4pm).

TOMORROW

EVENTS

BECCLES. Friends Meeting House, 15 Smallgate: Alcoholics Anonymous, 7pm.

Sheepgate: Open-air service with mince pies and coffee by Beccles Baptist Church.

HENSTEAD. Henstead Arts and Crafts Centre, Toad Row: Paint and Create, craft club for children, 10am-11am £5 child, booking essential 01502 528645 paintandcreate@hotmail.co.uk.

LOWESTOFT. Salvation Army Church Hall, Carlton Road: Saturday School, for youngsters who have dyslexic type difficulties or need help with reading, spelling and maths, 10.30am-12.

RINGSFIELD. All Saints’ Church: Candlelit carol service, mulled wine and mince pies, 6.30pm.

SOTTERLEY. St Margaret’s Church: Carol service, in the park, 6.30pm.

SHOWS

BUNGAY. Fisher Theatre, 10 Broad Street: Robin Hood panto - with Gavin Dean, Steve Ace and Clare Durrant, 1pm and 4.30pm £12.50/seniors £10.50/children £8.50/family (2+2) £38, 01986 897130.

LOWESTOFT. Marina Theatre, The Marina: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs - Stefan Booth (Hollyoaks, Eastenders, The Bill), Nikki Kelly (Hi-De-Hi) and Mike ‘Squeaky’ McClean, 2pm and 6pm £5-£16.50, 01502 533200.

Seagull Theatre, Morton Road: The Fleet Street Nativity - Tim Firth’s tale on the school nativity play, 2.30pm and 7.30pm £10/£8, 01502 562863.

GIGS

BECCLES. Caxton Club: Sirocco, 8.30-11.15pm.

Conservative Club: Toccata Duo, with vocalists Donna Duval and Shelley Freeman, 8.30pm £6 including supper, contact club or 01502 713535.

GELDESTON. Locks Inn: Murphy’s Lore, 8pm £3.

LOWESTOFT. Royal Falcon Hotel: Mister Pink, 8.30pm.

SALES

ELLOUGH. Beccles Heliport: Farmers’ market, 9am-1pm.

LOWESTOFT. The Depot, 8 Hadenham Street: Christmas craft morning, 10-12 noon 50p per child.

EXHIBITIONS

BECCLES. The Upstairs Gallery Suffolk, Bank House, Exchange Square: 01502 717191. All About Anglia, regional artists, (to Dec 24, Tues-Sat 10am-4.30pm).

Twisted Chain, textiles and mixed media, (to Dec 21, Tues-Sat 10am-4pm).

HARLESTON. Harleston Gallery, 3 Old Market Place: 01379 855366. Christmas art show, 40 artists, (to Dec 24, Tues-Sat 10am-4pm).

LOWESTOFT. Lowestoft Arts Centre, 13 St Peter’s Street: 01502 500004. Cynthia Monteret, oils, (to Dec 31, Mon-Sat 10am-4pm).

SUNDAY

EVENTS

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

BARNBY. Methodist Church: Afternoon worship with Mr A Watts, 2.30pm.

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

BECCLES. Baptist Church, Station Road: Mall-age worship with nativity play, 10.30am; carol service, 6.30pm.

Hungate Church: Morning worship with Mrs J Warren, 10.45am.

Quaker Meeting House: Meeting for worship, 10.30-11.30am.

Sir John Leman High School Hall: Christmas family service, 10am.

St Benet’s Minster RC Church: Holy communion, 10.30am and 6pm.

St Luke’s Church: Family communion with Angela Morgan, 10.30am.

St Michael’s Church: Holy communion (BCP) with John Beauchamp, 9am; Worship 4 All with Martin Phillips-Last, 10.30am; candlelight carol service with John Beauchamp, 6.30pm.

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

BRAMPTON. St Peter’s Church: Family carol service, 4pm.

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

BUNGAY. Emmanuel Church: All-age worship, 10.45am; carol service, 6.30pm.

Holy Trinity Church: Holy communion, 8am; Christingle service, 10am.

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

DENTON. Chapel: Carol service, 6.30pm.

DITCHINGHAM. St Mary’s Church: Carol service, 5pm.

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

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

HALESWORTH. Patrick Stead Hospital, Bungay Road: Alcoholics Anonymous, 5pm.

HEDENHAM. St Peter’s Church: Carol service, 6.30pm.

HOMERSFIELD. St Mary’s Church: Traditional carol service, service of lessons and carols, 6.30pm.

NORTH COVE. Parish Church: Carols by candlelight, 6.30pm.

WESTON. St Peter’s Church: Carol service, partly by candlelight, 6.30pm.

WORLINGHAM. Parish Church: Holy communion, 8am; family service, 9.45am; carol service, 6.30pm.

FITNESS

EARSHAM. Village Hall: Kung Fu, mixed class for all the family, 6.30-8pm, 01379 853894.

SHOWS

BUNGAY. Fisher Theatre, 10 Broad Street: Robin Hood panto - with Gavin Dean, Steve Ace and Clare Durrant, 1pm and 4.30pm £12.50/seniors £10.50/children £8.50/family (2+2) £38, 01986 897130.

LOWESTOFT. Marina Theatre, The Marina: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs - Stefan Booth (Hollyoaks, Eastenders, The Bill), Nikki Kelly (Hi-De-Hi) and Mike ‘Squeaky’ McClean, 1pm £5-£16.50/over 60s and under 16s £5-£14.50, family £54 (4), then 5pm £5-£15.50/over 60s and under 16s £5-£13.50, family £50 (4), 01502 533200.

CONCERTS

LOWESTOFT. Seagull Theatre, Morton Road: The Seagull Community Choir from show tunes to pop, 7.30pm £5 includes mince pies in the interval, 01502 562863.

GIGS

GELDESTON. Locks Inn: Strummer and friends Christmas session, 2.30pm. Acoustic Irish Folk with Twisted Routes, 9pm.

DANCES

HARLESTON. Apollo Club, Mendham Lane: Freestyle ballroom and modern jive, 7-10pm £4.

Apollo Rooms: Christmas party dancing, posh frocks and DJs, free-style ballroom and modern jive, 7-10pm £4, 01379 854205.

MONDAY

FITNESS

BECCLES. Sports Centre: Shape-up exercise class, 7-8pm and 8-9pm, 01508 548142.

SHOWS

BUNGAY. Fisher Theatre, 10 Broad Street: Robin Hood panto - with Gavin Dean, Steve Ace and Clare Durrant, 1pm £12.50/seniors £10.50/children £8.50/family (2+2) £38, 01986 897130.

LOWESTOFT. Seagull Theatre, Morton Road: Banyan Theatre Co: Cinderella - Ashputtel (puppets and everyday objects), 2.30pm £7/£5/family ticket (2+2) £20, 01502 562863.

DANCES

LOWESTOFT. St Margaret’s Church, Hollingsworth Road: Tempo School of Dancing, beginners, ballroom and Latin American, 7.30-8.30pm, 01493 665558.

WANGFORD. Community Centre: Salsa class, 7.30pm, 01502 724932.

SALES

LOWESTOFT. Tenants Hall, Hollingsworth Road: Fundraising morning, credit union collection point, bric-a-brac, cards, refreshments, 9.15-11.15am.

EXHIBITIONS

LOWESTOFT. Lowestoft Arts Centre, 13 St Peter’s Street: 01502 500004. Cynthia Monteret, oils, (to Dec 31, Mon-Sat 10am-4pm).

TUESDAY

EVENTS

BARSHAM. Village Hall, Bungay Road: Alcoholics Anonymous, 8pm.

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

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

LOWESTOFT. Bluenotes 2, Claremont Pier: National Council for the Divorced, Separated and Widowed (Lowestoft), Christmas buffet and party, fancy dress optional 8pm-12, £3.50, guests £5, 01502 587226.

PORINGLAND. Framingham Earl High School Sports Centre: Badminton Social Players, mixed ability, pay and play basis, 7.30-9.30pm £3.

FITNESS

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

SHOWS

BUNGAY. Fisher Theatre, 10 Broad Street: Robin Hood panto - with Gavin Dean, Steve Ace and Clare Durrant, 1pm and 4.30pm £12.50/seniors £10.50/children £8.50/family (2+2) £38, 01986 897130.

LOWESTOFT. Marina Theatre, The Marina: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs - Stefan Booth (Hollyoaks, Eastenders, The Bill), Nikki Kelly (Hi-De-Hi) and Mike ‘Squeaky’ McClean, 2pm £5-£16.50/over 60s and under 16s £5-£14.50, family £54 (4), then 7pm £5-£15.50/over 60s and under 16s £5-£13.50, family £50 (4), 01502 533200.

Seagull Theatre, Morton Road: Elvis Christmas Party Show with Paul and the Rhapsodys, 7.30pm £10, 01502 562863.

GIGS

GELDESTON. Locks Inn: Winter solstice, 8pm.

DANCES

BECCLES. Sports Centre: Swing jive, beginners 8.30pm, 07770 575497 (Sasza).

SALES

ALPINGTON. Alpington and Yelverton Village Hall: Flame and Flowers, Club Cascade event for over 50s, a chance to pick up last-minute presents and see something beautiful, raffle, refreshments, 2-4pm.

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

EXHIBITIONS

BECCLES. The Upstairs Gallery Suffolk, Bank House, Exchange Square: 01502 717191. All About Anglia, regional artists, (to Dec 24, Tues-Sat 10am-4.30pm).

Twisted Chain, textiles and mixed media, (to Dec 21, Tues-Sat 10am-4pm).

HARLESTON. Harleston Gallery, 3 Old Market Place: 01379 855366. Christmas art show, 40 artists, (to Dec 24, Tues-Sat 10am-4pm).

LOWESTOFT. Lowestoft Arts Centre, 13 St Peter’s Street: 01502 500004. Cynthia Monteret, oils, (to Dec 31, Mon-Sat 10am-4pm).

WEDNESDAY

EVENTS

BARSHAM. Village Hall, Bungay Road: Alcoholics Anonymous, 12pm.

BROOME. St Michael’s Church: Carol service, 7.30pm.

LOWESTOFT. The Crossing LEAP Centre, 114 High Street: Waveney Wordsmiths’ Creative Writing Group, beginners welcome, 10.30am-12.30pm, for details 01502 569141.

FITNESS

LOWESTOFT. Gunton Hall: Yoga, 6.30-7.30pm.

Trinity Methodist Church, Park Road: Excel 2000 musical exercises for over 60s, mostly seated, 2.30-3.45pm.

SHOWS

BUNGAY. Fisher Theatre, 10 Broad Street: Robin Hood panto - with Gavin Dean, Steve Ace and Clare Durrant, 2.30pm and 7pm £12.50/seniors £10.50/children £8.50/family (2+2) £38, 01986 897130.

LOWESTOFT. Marina Theatre, The Marina: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs - Stefan Booth (Hollyoaks, Eastenders, The Bill), Nikki Kelly (Hi-De-Hi) and Mike ‘Squeaky’ McClean, 2pm £5-£16.50/over 60s and under 16s £5-£14.50, family £54 (4), then 7pm £5-£15.50/over 60s and under 16s £5-£13.50, family £50 (4), 01502 533200.

Seagull Theatre, Morton Road: Elvis Christmas Party Show with Paul and the Rhapsodys, 7.30pm £10, 01502 562863.

SALES

ELLOUGH. Beccles Heliport: Christmas market, 9am-1pm.

HARLESTON. St George’s Hall: Country market, home baking, fruit, vegetables, flowers, eggs, jams, crafts, refreshments, 9.30-11.15am.

EXHIBITIONS

BECCLES. The Upstairs Gallery Suffolk, Bank House, Exchange Square: 01502 717191. All About Anglia, regional artists, (to Dec 24, Tues-Sat 10am-4.30pm).

HARLESTON. Harleston Gallery, 3 Old Market Place: 01379 855366. Christmas art show, 40 artists, (to Dec 24, Tues-Sat 10am-4pm).

LOWESTOFT. Lowestoft Arts Centre, 13 St Peter’s Street: 01502 500004. Cynthia Monteret, oils, (to Dec 31, Mon-Sat 10am-4pm).

THURSDAY

EVENTS

BUNGAY. The Fleece, St Mary’s Street: Bridge club, teaching 6.30pm, duplicate 6.45pm non members £2.

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

LOWESTOFT. Ark Children’s Centre, Water Lane: Baby Café, breastfeeding support and advice, 1-3pm.

Seagull Theatre, Morton Road: Seekers and Dreamers hosted by Ian Fosten, a Christmas story through words, film and carols, 7.30pm free, 01502 562863.

United Reformed Church, London Road North: Scrabble club, 7.30pm.

PORINGLAND. Framingham Earl High School Sports Centre: Badminton Social Players, mixed ability, pay and play basis, 7.30-9.30pm £3.

SHOWS

BUNGAY. Fisher Theatre, 10 Broad Street: Robin Hood panto - with Gavin Dean, Steve Ace and Clare Durrant, 2.30pm and 7pm £12.50/seniors £10.50/children £8.50/family (2+2) £38, 01986 897130.

LOWESTOFT. Marina Theatre, The Marina: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs - Stefan Booth (Hollyoaks, Eastenders, The Bill), Nikki Kelly (Hi-De-Hi) and Mike ‘Squeaky’ McClean, 2pm £5-£16.50/over 60s and under 16s £5-£14.50, family £54 (4), then 7pm £5-£15.50/over 60s and under 16s £5-£13.50, family £50 (4), 01502 533200.

GIGS

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

GELDESTON. Locks Inn: Baz and Mark’s Christmas special show, 9pm.

DANCES

LOWESTOFT. Football Club, Crown Meadow: Line with Trailblazers, beginners 7.30-8.30pm, intermediates 8.30-10pm, 01493 782405.

PORINGLAND. Community Centre: Modern jive with Footloose, beginners and intermediates, 8.15-11pm, first night free, 01362 851767.

EXHIBITIONS

BECCLES. The Upstairs Gallery Suffolk, Bank House, Exchange Square: 01502 717191. All About Anglia, regional artists, (to Dec 24, Tues-Sat 10am-4.30pm).

HARLESTON. Harleston Gallery, 3 Old Market Place: 01379 855366. Christmas art show, 40 artists, (to Dec 24, Tues-Sat 10am-4pm).

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