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PUBLISHED: 14:33 18 February 2010 | UPDATED: 16:44 30 June 2010

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19



EVENTS

GREAT YARMOUTH. Central Library, Tolhouse Road: Great Yarmouth Local History & Archaeological Society, illustrated lecture - Round Tower Churches, 7.

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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19

EVENTS

GREAT YARMOUTH. Central Library, Tolhouse Road: Great Yarmouth Local History & Archaeological Society, illustrated lecture - Round Tower Churches, 7.30pm non members £2.

Time and Tide, Blackfriars Road: Sir John Fastolf and his Castle at Caister, talk by local historian Colin Tooke, 11.30am £tba.

The Priory Centre: Ageless Opportunities over 50's 'youth club' for the unemployed looking for work, 2pm-4pm.

HORNING. BeWILDerwood, Lower Street: The Boogle-Wish Bonfire, guess the wishes of your favourite BeWILDerwood characters, warm yourself around the bonfire, 10am-4pm normal admission.

RAVENINGHAM. Raveningham Gardens: Gardens open for snowdrop season, in aid of Priscilla Bacon Lodge, 11am-4pm £4/concs £3.50/under 16s free; information 01508 548152.

STALHAM. High School: Stalham & District Horticultural Society, talk on Bonsai, 7 for 7.30pm in the Geoff Taylor Centre.

High School, Geoff Taylor Centre,: Stalham and District Horticultural Society lecture on Bonsai, by Graham Benefer, raffle and refreshments, 7 for 7.30pm.

WROXHAM. Broads Tours, The Bridge: Half-term river trips, 90 minutes, 11.30am and 2pm £7.50/children £3, under fives free, information 01603 782207.

Bure Valley Railway, Coltishall Road: Teddy Bear Express, bring your teddy, meet the railway's mascot bear, 11.10am, 2pm, 4.40pm (last trip single journey only) return journey £11.50, accompanied children free, 01263 733858.

FITNESS

CAISTER. Caister Youth Centre: Chair based exercise with Chairfit, 1.30-2.30pm, £2.50

GORLESTON. Magdalen Methodist Church: Little Ninjas karate classes for 3-5½ years, 4.45-5.45pm, 07780 832484.

SHOWS

HORSTEAD. Tithe Barn: Hansel and Gretel (panto) - Jubilee Players, 2.30pm £6/concs £5/children £4 and 7.30pm £6/children £4; 01603 737665.

LOWESTOFT. Seagull Theatre, Morton Road: The Shadow Over Innsmouth (horror radio story) by HP Lovecraft - The Old Time Radio Club, 7pm and 9pm £6, 01502 562863.

RACKHEATH. Village Hall: Findbhera (musical fantasy) written and composed by Elliott Baker - Rackheath Players, 7.30pm £6/concs £3, 01603 716100.

SOUTH WALSHAM. Village Hall: Mother Goose (panto) - South Walsham & District Dramatic Society (SWADDS), 7.30pm £6/children £4, 01603 270255 (South Walsham Post Office).

WORLINGHAM. Middle School: No Sex Please We're British! (comedy) by Alistair Foot and Anthony Marriott - Worlingham Drama Group, 7.30pm £6/concs £5, 01502 713749, Saxons, New Market, Beccles and Worlingham Pharmacy..

DANCES

GILLINGHAM. Village Hall: Ballroom and Latin, advanced 7.15pm £4, intermediates 8.30pm £3.50, 01508 520850.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Conservative Club: Salsa with Alegria, class 8.15-10.30pm, 07716 062364.

REEDHAM. Village Hall: Nice 'n' Easy ballroom, Latin, sequence and social, 7.30-10.30pm £2.50.

WROXHAM. Church Hall, Norwich Road: English country dancing, 7.30-9.30pm £2.

SALES

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 20

EVENTS

BRADWELL. Lynn Grove High School: Norwich City FC/Football in the Community Disability Multi Sports course, for children and adults, 11am-12 £2; booking essential 01603 761122.

GORLESTON. St Peter's Church, Lowestoft Road: A coffee morning to raise money for Cambodia, all are welcome, 10.30am 50p

HORNING. BeWILDerwood, Lower Street: The Boogle-Wish Bonfire, guess the wishes of your favourite BeWILDerwood characters, warm yourself around the bonfire, 10am-4pm normal admission.

LOWESTOFT. Salvation Army Church Hall, Carlton Road: Saturday School for children with learning difficulties, 10.30-11.30am.

WROXHAM. Bure Valley Railway, Coltishall Road: Teddy Bear Express, bring your teddy, meet the railway's mascot bear, 11.10am, 2pm, 4.40pm (last trip single journey only) return journey £11.50, accompanied children free, 01263 733858.

FITNESS

GORLESTON. Cliffs (north end): 5k timed run, jog, walk, for all ages and abilities, 9am.

SHOWS

HORSTEAD. Tithe Barn: Hansel and Gretel (panto) - Jubilee Players, 2.30pm £6/concs £5/children £4 and 7.30pm £6/children £4; 01603 737665.

LOWESTOFT. Marina Theatre, The Marina: Peppa Pig's Party (show for children), 1pm and 4pm £12.50 and £14.50/under 16s £12.50 and £10.50/family ticket £50, 01502 533200.

RACKHEATH. Village Hall: Findbhera (musical fantasy) written and composed by Elliott Baker - Rackheath Players, 2.30pm and 7.30pm £6/concs £3, 01603 716100.

SOUTH WALSHAM. Village Hall: Mother Goose (panto) - South Walsham & District Dramatic Society (SWADDS), 7.30pm £6/children £4, 01603 270255 (South Walsham Post Office).

GIGS

LOWESTOFT. Kessingland Working Men's Club, The Avenue: Lou and the Diamonds (60s), 8.30pm.

DANCES

GREAT YARMOUTH. Northgate Hospital Social Club: Ballroom, sequence and social dancing, 7.30-10.30pm; information 01692 403591.

Conservative Club: Ballroom, modern and sequence dancing, 8pm.

SALES

BECCLES. Blyburgate Hall: Jumble, 10am-12; proceeds Worlingham Churchyard Fund.

BELTON. John Green Institute, Station Road South: Grand bargain sale, books, games, bric-a-brac etc, 10am-12.

COLTISHALL. Salvation Army Hall: Table top, 10am-12 tables £5, 01692 407079.

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

FRITTON, GREAT YARMOUTH. Myhill's Nurseries, Beccles Road: Car boot, 1-4pm.

STALHAM. Town Hall: Farmers' market, 9am-12.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 21

EVENTS

BARSHAM. Grange Farm Centre, Hall Road: Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth Poultry Club President's Trophy Show, up to 300 birds representing 40 breeds, hot refreshments available, 10am-3pm free entry; information 01263 577843.

BELTON. John Green Institute: Belton History Society, talk by Ernie Childs - Yarmouth Herring Industry: Silver Darlings, 2.30pm £3/members £2.

EAST CARLETON. The Grove, Leonard Cheshire Home, Scotts Hill: Snowdrop walks, choice of half or one mile walk, dogs on leads, 10am-4pm £2/children free.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Time and Tide, Blackfriars Road: Family activity: Stories of the Sea, with Harvey Salmon, 11am, 1pm and 3.30pm included in museum admission or for activities only £2.60/children £1.90.

HORNING. BeWILDerwood, Lower Street: The Boogle-Wish Bonfire, guess the wishes of your favourite BeWILDerwood characters, warm yourself around the bonfire, 10am-4pm normal admission.

HORSEY. All Saints' Church: Soup and Snowdrops, three gardens open and churchyard to visit to see carpets of snowdrops, cake stall, hot soup and coffee available, 12-3pm £2.50 (no dogs allowed); proceeds church funds.

HOVETON. Hoveton House: Snowdrop and Aconite Walk with Brunch, 11am-2pm £7/under 12s £3 including winter soup, barbecued hotdogs or veggie, glass of wine or soft drink, 01692 630892 or on gate; proceeds the National Autistic Society and St John's Church.

RAVENINGHAM. Raveningham Gardens: Gardens open for Snowdrop Season, 2-4pm £4/concs £3.50/under 16s free; proceeds Priscilla Bacon Lodge.

REDISHAM. Gable House, Halesworth Road: Garden open for National Gardens Scheme, home-made teas available, 11am-4pm £3/children free.

WROXHAM. Bure Valley Railway, Coltishall Road: Teddy Bear Express, bring your teddy, meet the railway's mascot bear, 11.10am, 2pm, 4.40pm (last trip single journey only) return journey £11.50, accompanied children free, 01263 733858.

SHOWS

LOWESTOFT. Marina Theatre, The Marina: A Night the Opera - London Festival Opera, 7.30pm £24.50/concs £22.50, 01502 533200.

Peppa Pig's Party (show for children), 10am and 1pm £12.50 and £14.50/under 16s £12.50 and £10.50/family ticket £50 , 01502 533200.

MARTHAM. Martham Village Hall: Indoor car boot sale, with a 6ft table costing £2 9am-12

GIGS

BECCLES. King's Head: Red Beans and Rice, 8.30pm.

CAISTER. Never Turn Back: Second Hand Blues, 5pm.

GORLESTON. Pub on the Shrubs, Hawthorn Road: Peter Siskin (Elvis tribute), 4-7pm.

PAKEFIELD. Pontins Holiday Centre: Lowestoft Country Music Festival, bands include Nathan Carter, Nashville Sounds, Frank McCaffrey and Kevin Barry, large dance floor, trade stands, bar and catering facilities, 1-9pm £10/acccmpanied children free, 01986 873854 or 07903 137059; profits go to Lowestoft Hospital.

SALHOUSE. Lodge: Lee Vasey and Friends, 4-6.30pm.

UPTON. White Horse: Folk night, 8.30pm.

SALES

FRITTON, GREAT YARMOUTH. Myhill's Nurseries, Beccles Road: Car boot, 9am-1pm.

HEMSBY. Lacons PH: Car boot, set-up 11am, public noon free, 07867 982315.

HOVETON. Village Hall: Millennium Fairs antique fair, 9.30am-3.30pm.

MARTHAM. Village Hall: Indoor car boot, 9am-12, £2 per 6ft table (provided).

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22

EVENTS

RAVENINGHAM. Raveningham Gardens: Gardens open for Snowdrop Season, 11am-4pm £4/concs £3.50/under 16s free; proceeds Priscilla Bacon Lodge.

STALHAM. Library, High Street: Introduction to the Internet, 2-3.30pm free; booking essential 01692 580794.

FITNESS

SUTTON. Infant School: Studio cycling (spinning), 6.15pm; circuit training, 7.15pm, book on 01603 782343.

DANCES

CARLTON COLVILLE. Uplands Community Centre, Ashburnham Way: Line with East Coast Liners, beginners 12.15-1.45pm, 01502 562953. Tap and exercise, 9.30-10.30am and 10.45-11.45am, 07906 520651.

GORLESTON. The Pub on the Shrubs, Hawthorn Road: Line, beginners and improvers 8-10pm, 07788 408801 (Jane).

HOVETON. Village Hall: Line with Patsy, basics 7pm, beginners 7.30pm, improvers 8.30pm, £4 all night, 07884 197638.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23

EVENTS

BECCLES. Sir John Leman High School: Adult Learning evening classes in Spring Cookery and Home Computing, 7-9pm; information 01502 719948 or email giveitago@sjlhs.suffolk.sch.uk

Beccles public hall: Chair based exercise with Chairfit, 2-3pm, £1.

BELTON. Village Green Children's Centre: Children's song and storytime every Tuesday including school holidays, 1.30-2.30pm.

GORLESTON. Seagulls Children's Centre (in the Crèche), Shrublands, Magdalen Way: Twice as Nice twins group - an opportunity to meet other parents with twins, share experiences and advice, 3-4.30pm.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Fitness 2000, Southtown Road: Keep fit and reflexology for people with multiple sclerosis, 11am-12.15pm £2.50; low impact seated exercise for the less able, 11am-12.30pm £2.50.

HOPTON. Spiritual and Healing Centre: Healing and counselling by trained advisors, 6.45-7.45pm.

MULBARTON. Village Hall: Yoga, 10-11.15am, 07795 215508.

RAVENINGHAM. Raveningham Gardens: Gardens open for Snowdrop Season, 11am-4pm £4/concs £3.50/under 16s free; proceeds Priscilla Bacon Lodge.

FITNESS

GORLESTON. Seagulls Children's Centre, Shrublands, Magdalen Way: Pushy Parents, weekly walking, socialise, exercise, walk from Seagulls to Gorleston Cliffs and back, meet 9.30am.

Wroughton First School: Yoga and relaxation class every Tuesday, 8-9pm, details: Lisa 07843050396.

GIGS

GORLESTON. The Pub on the Shrubs, Hawthorn Road: Folk night, 8pm.

HORNING. New Inn: Open mic night, 8.30pm.

RACKHEATH. Green Man: Paul Hill (jazz guitar) with the Mike Capocci Trio, 8.30pm.

DANCES

ACLE. Recreation Centre, Bridewell Lane: Salsa with Dance Cuban, 8pm £5/concs £4, 07711 286047.

CARLTON COLVILLE. Uplands Community Centre, Ashburnham Way: Line with East Coast Liners, intermediates 7.45-9.30pm, 01502 562953.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Conservative Club: Salsa with Alegria, class 8-11pm, 07716 062364.

HORSTEAD. Tithe Barn: Line with Golden Stars, beginners 7-8pm, improvers 8-9pm £4, 01603 890708.

LOWESTOFT. United Reformed Church, London Road North: Balkan and Beyond - dances from around the world, 8-9.30pm £5.

STALHAM. High School: Line with Patsy, basics 7pm, beginners 7.30pm, improvers 8.30pm, £4 all night, 07884 197638.

SALES

CORTON. Methodist Church Hall: Craft fair, 9.30am-3pm; donations for British Heart Foundation.

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

STALHAM. Town Hall: Table top, 8am-12.15pm.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24

EVENTS

BRADWELL. Community Centre: Tap and exercise, e, 7.30-8.30pm, 07906 520651.

Mill Lane Community Centre: Little Music Makers, free children's activity session suitable for all ages, every Wednesday including school holidays, 9.30-10.30am.

CAISTER. King George Playingfield Pavilion, Allendale Road: Caister Children's Centre, baby rhythm and rhyme for babies under one year, 1-2pm, 01493 721180.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Christchurch, King Street: Women's Fellowship weekly meeting featuring Phyllis Littlewood, 2.30pm.

The Furzedown Hotel: Mediumship evening with three mediums, 7.30pm £6; no tickets on door so booking essential 01493 600458; proceeds Caister Lifeboat and Bradwell Spiritualist Church.

Priory Centre next to St Nicholas' Church: Age Concern Great Yarmouth, pop in for tea/coffee and chat, from 10am 50p.

St James' Church, Admiralty Road: Jimmy's café and church, 7.30pm.

The Rumbold Arms PH, Southtown Road: RAOB Pride of Great Yarmouth Lodge meet (every Wednesday), 8pm

LODDON. St John's Church: Noah's Ark for parents with young children, drop in 10am-12.

ORMESBY. Light of Life Baptist Church: Drop-in club and lunch (for older folk), 10am.

RAVENINGHAM. Raveningham Gardens: Gardens open for Snowdrop Season, 11am-4pm £4/concs £3.50/under 16s free; proceeds Priscilla Bacon Lodge.

FITNESS

MARTHAM. Village Hall: Yoga and relaxation, all levels including beginners, 1-2.30pm, first calls free, 07814528389.

DANCES

GORLESTON. The Pub on the Shrubs, Hawthorn Road: Line, beginners and improvers 8-10pm, 07788 408801 (Jane).

HEMSBY. Village Hall: Dancing with Alegria, tap class 6.30-7.30pm, salsa class 8-9.30pm, 07716 062364.

SALES

GREAT YARMOUTH. Newtown Methodist Church Hall: Coffee morning and bric-a-brac stall, 10.15am-12.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25

EVENTS

BECCLES. Caxton Club, Gaol Lane: Quiz and Chips, teams of four, 7pm £3pp; proceeds Beccles Lido.

BELTON. John Green Institute: Football Fever, for boys and girls in Reception Year groups, including school holidays, 5.30-6.30pm.

GORLESTON. Seagulls Surestart Children's Centre, Theatre Room: Music Monsters, songs and activities ideal for children over 18 months, children must be accompanied by an adult, 1.50-2.30pm.

RAVENINGHAM. Raveningham Gardens: Gardens open for Snowdrop Season, 11am-4pm £4/concs £3.50/under 16s free; proceeds Priscilla Bacon Lodge.

FITNESS

CATFIELD. Village Hall: Studio cycling (spinning), 7.15pm; circuit training, 8.15pm, book on 01603 782343.

SHOWS

NEATISHEAD. New Victory Hall: Robin Hood (pantomime) - Neatishead & Barton Amateur Drama Group, 7.30pm £6, 01692 630261.

DANCES

BECCLES. Waveney Centre: Salsa with Alegria, class 8-11pm, 07716 062364.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Conservative Club: Modern ballroom and sequence dancing, 8pm.

HADDISCOE. Village Hall: Scottish country dancing, 7.30pm.

HEMSBY. Seacroft Holiday Village, Beach Road: Ceroc modern jive, beginners and intermediates, 7.30-10.30pm, 07801 492358.

SUTTON. Sutton Staithe Hotel: Salsa with Dance Cuban, 8pm £5/concs £4, 07711 286047.

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