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PUBLISHED: 15:43 30 October 2008 | UPDATED: 12:08 03 July 2010

FRIDAY, 31/10/2008

EVENTS

CATFIELD. School hall: Halloween fest, children's fancy dress competition, crafts, games, face painting, food and stalls, 4-6pm; proceeds Kittens Pre-school.

FRIDAY, 31/10/2008

EVENTS

CATFIELD. School hall: Halloween fest, children's fancy dress competition, crafts, games, face painting, food and stalls, 4-6pm; proceeds Kittens Pre-school.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Central Library: Heroes and Villains - Characters from Great Yarmouth's History, 6.30-7.30pm.

Grosvenor Casino, Marine Parade: Mayor's Halloween party, live entertainment, buffet, Halloween costume or black tie, 7 for 8pm £15, 01493 846125; proceeds Alzheimer's Society and Centre 81.

The Tolhouse: Halloween evening, make a Halloween mask, meet the Tolhouse witches, talk on local ghosts and legends, see creepy collections from the stores, 5-7pm free entry.

Time and Tide: Charter 800 - What King John's Charter did for Yarmouth, talk by Colin Tooke, 11am £2.75.

Time and Tide Museum, Blackfriars Road: Talk for adults - Charter, find out what King John's Charter did for Yarmouth, talk given by Colin Tooke (local historian and author), 11.30am £2.75 including entry to temporary exhibition.

Tollhouse Museum, Seafront and Hollywood Cinema: Halloween horror and haunting night, rare chance to tour the cells at Tollhouse Museum; guided tour with local historian Les Cole to hear about Yarmouth murders; then pass the witching hour in haunted Hollywood Cinema, 6.30pm-2am £50, 01603 671169; proceeds Radio Broadland Kids Appeal.

Newtown Community Centre, Beatty Close: Bingo, 7.30pm.

HEMSBY. Village Hall: Spooktacular Halloween bingo, raffle, refreshments, come on your broomsticks, 6.30 for 7.30pm.

HORSEY. Staithe: Wildlife boat trips with Ross' River Trips, one hour each, 11.45am, 1.30pm and 2.45pm £6.50/pensioners £6/children £5 (under 14s), family £20 (2+2), dogs £1, bookings 01692 598135 (before 10am on day).

HOVETON. BeWILDerwood, Horning Road: Giggling Pumpkin Parade and launch of Bewilderbats, 10am-4.30pm adults and children over 4 years £10/concs £7.50/children (3-4) £5, family ticket £45, 01603 783900.

Broadland High School: Air Training Corps 222 (Broadlands) Squadron, for ages 13 plus, 7-9.30pm, 01603 781222 (during session).

LUDHAM. How Hill: Open day and annual sale of books and treasures, Hilltop gardens, water gardens and ground floor of How Hill House all open, 11am-4pm £2.50/accompanied children free.

MARTHAM. Library: Let's get ready for Kwanzaa, learn about this Pan African Festival and make some gifts, 2.30-3.30pm free.

SOUTH WALSHAM. Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden: Halloween spooky trail, Razz the Clown, fireworks, live music by The Rockin' Monks, 6-8pm £4.75/concs £4.25/children £2.25, 01603 270449.

SHOWS

GREAT YARMOUTH. Hippodrome, St Georges Road: Hilarious Hypnotic Halloween!, comedy hypnotist Ken Webster, strictly adults only, 10.30pm £11, 01493 844172.

GIGS

BACTON, Duke of Edinburgh: Chris Mortimer, (50/60s rock) 9pm.

CALIFORNIA. California Tavern: Lou and the Diamonds, 8.30pm.

Club Oasis: The Wild Ones, 8.30pm.

FRETTENHAM. Rose and Crown: Alan Ley, 8.30pm.

LOWESTOFT. Triangle Tavern: Who's There, Halloween special, 8.30pm.

REEDHAM. Lord Nelson: Bug Hunters (eclectic rock), 8.30pm.

SALHOUSE. Lodge: Halloween party with music by Luna Ghost, 8.30pm.

THURNE. Lion Inn: Hard Rain, 8.30pm.

WANGFORD, BECCLES. Angel Inn: Zero to Tasty, 9pm.

WINTERTON-ON-SEA. Hermanus Leisure Centre: Hal's Honky Tonk presents Kalmia Country, doors 7.30pm £5.

DANCES

GORLESTON. Shrublands Youth and Adult Centre, Magdalen Way: Ballroom and sequence tea dance, 2-4.15pm, 01493 669170.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Conservative Club, The Precinct, Market Gates Shopping Centre: Salsa with Alegria, 8-10.30pm, 07710 205557.

OULTON. Community Centre: Line dance to Crazy Legs, 10.30am-12.30pm, 01493 669155.

SALES

STALHAM. Stalham Town Football Club, Rivers Park, Stepping Stone Lane: Car boot, sellers 9am, buyers 11am, 07796 964653 (Dave).

SATURDAY, 01/11/2008

EVENTS

COBHOLM. Community Centre, St Luke's Terrace: Halloween party, 7.30-11pm £2pp/under 5s free.

GORLESTON. Ocean Room: Great Yarmouth Haven Rotary Club presents a Charity Ball with Rick Wakeman supported by the Blue Sueders (Elvis tribute band), 7.15 for 7.45pm £45 including three-course dinner, 01493 440292; proceeds Palliative Care Appeal.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Around the town: Out There arts festival, street performances and much more, arts bus, daytime (Market Place); blacksmith's forge, daytime (Church Plain); Flogging a Dead Horse mechanical sculpture 1.15pm (Market Place) and 3.45pm (Church Plain), Wizzleshaker's Cocktail Show, 12.45pm and 4pm (Festival Village near Market Place), Strangelings' trick cycling skills show, 1.30pm and 3.15pm (Market Place), Fairly Famous Family comic dancing, 12.45pm and 4.30pm (Market Place), Ugly Tarts, noon, 1.30pm and 3pm (Market Place), Surreal McCoy giant seagulls, 12.30, 2pm and 3.30pm (Market Place), Jon Hucks art show, noon (Festival Village) and 3.15pm (Market Place), Keystone Kops street show, noon, 2.45pm and 4.30pm (Market Place), Dr Ken Farquhar's science show, noon and 5pm (Market Place), 2pm (Festival Village); horse life drawing - bring your own pencils, 3pm (Church Plain); Les Alama's Givrés - Le Pic de Hubbert, outdoor performance, 70 minutes, 4.30pm (beside St George's Theatre, King Street); lantern parade by local children, 5.45pm (from King Street along Market Place); Didier Pasquette and Walk the Plank, high-wire act, 6pm (Market Place); also music and cabaret - see Music section.

HOVETON. BeWILDerwood, Horning Road: Monster Party, old fashioned party games, Twiggle disco and all the fun of the treehouse adventure park for final open weekend of the season, 10am-4.30pm (last admission 3.30pm) £10 (five-59), senior citizens (60 plus) £7.50, children (three-four) £5, under threes free/family ticket £45 (six people, one of which must be an adult, extra person £7.50).

RANWORTH. NWT Ranworth Broad: Halloween craft activity, 11am-3pm £1.50 per child.

FITNESS

BRADWELL. Mill Lane Community Centre: Little Ninjas karate club, for ages 3-9, 2.30-3.30pm.

SHOWS

GREAT YARMOUTH. Marina Centre, Marine Parade: Halloween Panto, 3.30pm £6, 01493 851521.

SOUTH WALSHAM. Village Hall: The Autumn Review (variety show) - South Walsham Drama Society, 7.30pm £7.50/children £5 including ploughman's supper, tickets from South Walsham Post Office (01603 270782/270255).

CONCERTS

GORLESTON. Pavilion Theatre Gorleston, Pier Gardens: Robert Wolfe in Concert, programme of music from the 1930s to present day, 7.30pm £10/concs £9, 01493 662832.

GIGS

CALIFORNIA. California Tavern: The Wild Ones, 8.30pm.

GORLESTON. Social Club: Red Hot Rockers (rockabilly/rock 'n' roll), 9pm.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Festival Village, near Market Place: Out There arts festival - The Melting Pot Cabaret presents a boxing ring poetry slam with Tim Clare, Rachael Pantechnicon, Joshua Idehen, Excentral Tempest, music from The Foster Kids (acoustic), Patrick Lappin, Francis and Louis, Ruby and her Whorses, 7.30-10.30pm £2. Out There arts festival - Yum Yums (1.15pm, acoustic), Revere (4.30pm, post-rock).

Market Place: Out There arts festival - Pinky Umbrella (Eastern European and bluegrass), 2.30pm.

HEMSBY. Seadell Bar: Bright Spark, 9pm.

CLUBBING

GREAT YARMOUTH. Arena, Marine Parade: Club Party, 10pm-3am £tba, 01493 844447.

DANCES

GREAT YARMOUTH. Conservative Club, Market Gates: Halloween buffet dance, fancy dress optional, 8-11pm £7.

ORMESBY. Bracecamp Parish Hall: Ballroom, Latin and popular sequence with Peter and Joy, 7.30-10.30pm £2.

SALES

HALVERGATE. Village Hall: Autumn fair, stalls, cakes, raffle, tombola, refreshments, bric-a-brac, 2pm.

HOVETON. Village Hall: Craft fair, 9am-3pm.

ROLLESBY. Village Hall: Autumn bazaar and jumble, various stalls, 2pm; for Happy Rollers Over 60's Club.

SMALLBURGH. Village Hall: Car boot, inside and out, refreshments available, 9am (set-up from 8am), 01692 535015.

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

SUNDAY, 02/11/2008

EVENTS

BRADWELL, GREAT YARMOUTH. Mill Lane Community Centre: Late Chrysanthemum Show, plus domestic economy classes and floral art displays on theme of Seasonal Harmony, 12.30-4.30pm.

FILBY. Playing field: Firework display and bonfire, food, bar, hot and cold drinks available, gates 5pm, fire lit 6pm £3/children £2 (those in pushchairs free).

GREAT YARMOUTH. Time and Tide: Big Draw with local artist Kate Coleman, 10am-5pm.

Peggotty Community Hall, Admiralty Road: God's Victorious Army Church, fresh fire revival, 12-2pm.

HOVETON. BeWILDerwood, Horning Road: Monster Party, old fashioned party games, Twiggle disco and all the fun of the treehouse adventure park for final open weekend of the season, 10am-4.30pm (last admission 3.30pm) £10 (five-59), senior citizens (60 plus) £7.50, children (three-four) £5, under threes free/family ticket £45 (six people, one of which must be an adult, extra person £7.50).

RANWORTH. NWT Ranworth Broad: Halloween craft activity, 11am-3pm £1.50 per child.

SOUTH WALSHAM. Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden: Autumn Majesty tour, walk to see autumn colours with the head gardener, 11am £4.75/senior citizens £4.25/children £2.25 (under fives free), gardens open 10am-5pm.

WINTERTON. Seal Hospital, Somerton Road: Open day, come and see the young seals, shop open, 10am-4pm.

GIGS

GELDESTON. Locks Inn: Something Happened (acoustic songs from the 1920s-present), 2pm.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Festival Village, near Market Place: Out There arts festival, Olafur Arnalds (noon, classical indie), Grandama (1.10pm), Ben Grizzly, (2.15pm), Andy Kirkham (4.25pm); followed by the Norfolk Black History Month Yarmouth finale family event starting with Jose Ferrera and Guateque (5.25pm, Cuban), Capoeira dance display (6.35pm), Anna Mudeka (7.25pm, Zimbabwean), Moleque de Rua (8.45pm, samba, rock and funk big band from Brazil).

LOWESTOFT. Hotel Hatfield, Esplanade: Milestones Jazz Club present the Jones O'Connor Group, doors 8pm £7/concs £6.

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

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

SALES

LUDHAM. Village Hall: Car boot, set-up 8am, public 9am-12.30pm pitches £2 (in aid of East Anglian Air Ambulance), 01692 678618.

MARTHAM. Village Hall: Car boot, 9am-12; information 01493 740954.

STALHAM. Stalham Town Football Club, Rivers Park, Stepping Stone Lane: Car boot, sellers 9am, buyers 11am, 07796 964653 (Dave).

MONDAY, 03/11/2008

EVENTS

BELTON. Village Green Children's Centre: Play and Weigh, drop-in baby clinic (every first and third Monday of the month), stay for play, a drink and a chat, 1.30-3pm, details: 01493 669676.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Newtown Community Centre: Bingo, 7.30pm.

HOVETON. Broadland High School: Air Training Corps 222 (Broadlands) Squadron, for ages 13 plus, 7-9.30pm, 01603 781222 (during session).

FITNESS

BELTON. John Green Institute: Yoga, please bring floor mat and towel, 10.30am £2, 01493 780194.

BRADWELL. Mill Lane Community Centre: Little Ninjas karate club, for ages 3-9, 4.45-5.45pm.

DANCES

BELTON. King's Head: JT's Line Dance Club, beginners and improvers 8-10pm, 07788 408801 (Jane).

BURGH CASTLE. Burgh Hall: Line dancing, Crazy Legs, 8-10.30pm.

GORLESTON. St Peter's Church Hall, Lowestoft Road: Line dancing, easy dances, 10am-12, 01493 669155.

Shrublands Youth and Community Centre, Magdalen Way: Ballroom and sequence tea dance, 2-4pm, 01493 669170.

HOVETON. Village Hall: Line with Patsy, basics 7pm, beginners 7.30pm, improvers 8.30pm £3.50 all night, 01692 536471.

ORMESBY. Ormesby Village Junior School: Salsa with Alegria, 7.30-9.30pm, 07710 205557.

ORMESBY ST MARGARET. Community Centre: Line dancing with Dancing Boots, 8pm.

TUESDAY, 04/11/2008

EVENTS

ACLE. Methodist Church, Bridewell Lane: Acle Society autumn social evening, illustrated talk - Fall Colour in Pennsylvania, 7.30pm.

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

GORLESTON. Library: Crystal Clear, community reiki group, 7-9pm £2 minimum donation for a 15-minute session, 01493 851308 after 4pm.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Middlegate Hall, Christchurch, King Street: Norfolk Family History Society (Great Yarmouth), talk by Chris Basey - Would You Believe? My Family Story, 7.30pm.

Northgate Hospital Social Club: Sequence and ballroom, 2-4.15pm £2.50 including refreshments, 01692 403591.

HOPTON. Spiritualist and Healing Centre: Healing and counselling by trained staff, 6.45-7.45pm.

FITNESS

ORMESBY. Bracecamp Hall, Ormesby St Margaret: Keep fit with Alegria, 9.15-10am, 07710 205557.

GIGS

GORLESTON. Shrublands Community Centre, Hawthorn Road: Great Yarmouth Folk Club, musicians and singers welcome, 8pm, 01493 603759 (Ali).

GREAT YARMOUTH. Allens Bar, Greyfriars Way: Jam session with Phil Murphy and Gary Durrant (Rawkas), 8.30-10.30pm, 07799 561113 (Phil).

DANCES

BURGH CASTLE. Burgh Hall: Line dancing, Crazy Legs, 8-10.30pm.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Conservative Club, The Precinct, Market Gates Shopping Centre: Salsa with Alegria, 8-11pm, 07710 205557.

HEMSBY. Seacroft: Line dance, hit the floor LDC, intermediates 7.30pm, Loran 01493 669582.

STALHAM. High School: Line with Patsy, basics 7pm, beginners 7.30pm, improvers 8.30pm £3.50 all night, 01692 536471.

SALES

STALHAM. Town Hall: Table top, 8.30am-12.30pm; for hall funds.

WEDNESDAY, 05/11/2008

EVENTS

BRADWELL. 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.

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

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

TEACHA Development Centre, 40 South Quay: Drop-in healing and reiki clinic, 12.30-2pm, free meditation group, 4-5pm, 01493 331468.

Christchurch, King Street: Women's Fellowship weekly meeting with speaker, the Rev Tibbs Naidoo, 2.30pm.

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

Sure Start, The Priory, Priory Plain: Musical keys sessions, music and fun for children and young people with special needs, £1 per family for refreshments 1-1.45pm and 2.05-2.50pm, 01603 405858.

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

STALHAM. Youth Hall, Recreation Ground: Beat loneliness and come along to SWAN (women's mental health organisation), have support, make new friends and learn new skills, 11am-1pm.

FITNESS

GREAT YARMOUTH. New Bodies Fitness Centre: Salsacise, 7pm, 853375.

SHOWS

LOWESTOFT. Marina Theatre, The Marina: Cirque de Glace (ice show) - Russian Ice Stars, 7.30pm £28.50/concs £27.50/children £17.50/restricted view £16.50, 01502 533200.

DANCES

BELTON. King's Head: Salsa with Alegria, 8-11pm, 07710 205557.

GORLESTON. Fitness 2000: Urban funk street dance, 6pm, 01493 442317.

Shrublands Community Centre, Hawthorn Road: JT's Line Dance Club, beginners and improvers 8-10pm, 07788 408801 (Jane).

GREAT YARMOUTH. Northgate Hospital: Line dancing with Crazy Legs, 10am-12.

Northgate Social Club, Northgate Hospital: Ballroom and Latin, 8-10.30pm, £2.50.

HEMSBY. Village Hall: Tap and salsa with Alegria, tap 6.30-7.20pm, salsa 8-9.30pm, 07710 205557.

Seacroft: Line dancing, Hit the Floor LDC, absolute beginners 7pm, improvers/intermediates 8.15pm, Lorna 01493 669582.

MARTHAM. Village Hall: Line dancing, Dancing Boots LDC, beginners 7pm, improvers 8pm; salsa with Alegria, 12-2.30pm.

ORMESBY. Bracecamp Parish Hall: Ballroom, Latin and popular sequence with Peter and Joy, 2-4.30pm £1.50.

THURSDAY, 06/11/2008

EVENTS

BELTON. Village Green Children's Centre: Bumble Bee play sessions: 9.15-11am parent and toddler session for children under two; 1.15-3pm parent and toddler session for children over two, bookings: 01493 789562.

ORMESBY ST MARGARET. Village Centre, Station Road: Scratby and California Residents Club meeting, 2pm.

FITNESS

GREAT YARMOUTH. Newtown Methodist Church: Bums, tums and legs and beginners yoga, 6-7pm, 07747720139.

High School: Adult only swimming sessions with Great Yarmouth Swimming Club, 7-8pm, 01493 751500.

SHOWS

LOWESTOFT. Marina Theatre, The Marina: Cirque de Glace (ice show) - Russian Ice Stars, 2.30pm £23.50/concs £22.50/children £17.50/restricted view £16.50 and 7.30pm £28.50/concs £27.50/children £17.50/restricted view £16.50, 01502 533200.

Seagull Theatre, Morton Road: Pygmalion (drama) by Bernard Shaw - Quaysiders Dramatic Society, 7.30pm £10, 01502 572973, 01502 566186 or from FW Knights, 180 London Road North, Lowestoft.

GIGS

GELDESTON. Locks Inn: Open folk session with Murphy's Lore, 9pm.

DANCES

CALIFORNIA. California Tavern: Salsa with Alegria, 8-9.30pm, 07710 205557.

GORLESTON. Gym, Shrublands Centre, Magdalen Way: Hit the Floor dance club, absolute beginners 7pm, beginners/improvers and traditional class 8pm, 01493 669582/07795102094.

St Paul's Church Hall, Salisbury Road: Diamond Line Dance Co, beginners 7.30pm, intermediate 8.30pm, 01493 859333.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Marina Centre, Marine Parade: Marina Dance Club presents ballroom, Latin, popular and old time sequence with Gerald and Valerie, 1.40-4pm £3.50/members £3.

New Bodies Fitness Centre: Fun and funky dance class, 7pm, 01493 853375.

Unitarian Hall, Yarmouth Way: Yaresiders Folk dance classes, 7.30-10pm.

SALES

ACLE. Horners Acle Saleground, Old Norwich Road: Auctions, cars 9.45am, general 10am.

HICKLING. Methodist Chapel, Heath Road: Hickling Food Fayre, 9am-12.

FRIDAY, 07/11/2008

EVENTS

GORLESTON. Endeavour Rangers HQ, Nile Road: Great Yarmouth and District Epilepsy Resource Centre, 2-4pm.

St Peter's Church Hall: Healthy Start Baby Café, help and support for families, information, relaxed atmosphere, refreshments, 1-3pm.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Christchurch, King Street: Great Yarmouth and District Epilepsy Resource Centre, 10am-12 noon.

Newtown Community Centre, Beatty Close: Bingo, 7.30pm.

Priory Centre, Priory Plain: East of England Co-operative Society members' meeting to identify what activities and events members would like, promotion of products by Taste of Anglia labels, 7pm, details from Jackie Bowls: 01206 788213.

HOVETON. Broadland High School: Air Training Corps 222 (Broadlands) Squadron, for ages 13 plus, 7-9.30pm, 01603 781222 (during session).

SEA PALLING. Village Hall: Prize bingo, 7.30 for 8pm £3; for hall funds.

SHOWS

LOWESTOFT. Marina Theatre, The Marina: Cirque de Glace (ice show) - Russian Ice Stars, 7.30pm £28.50/concs £27.50/children £17.50/restricted view £16.50, 01502 533200.

Seagull Theatre, Morton Road: Pygmalion (drama) by Bernard Shaw - Quaysiders Dramatic Society, 7.30pm £10, 01502 572973, 01502 566186 or from FW Knights, 180 London Road North, Lowestoft.

CONCERTS

SOUTH WALSHAM. St Lawrence's Centre: Scarlet Poppies Concert, programme of popular classical music, 7.30pm £5; proceeds Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal.

GIGS

WANGFORD, BECCLES. Angel Inn: Kelly James (untamed), 9pm.

DANCES

GREAT YARMOUTH. Conservative Club, The Precinct, Market Gates Shopping Centre: Salsa with Alegria, 8-10.30pm, 07710 205557.

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