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Bits and bobs from across the borough

A SPECIAL Ghana evening of song, music and words will be taking place at St Lawrence’s Centre for the Arts in South Walsham.

Tomorrow night, from 7.30pm, people can enjoy the talents of the Chiron Ensemble, Felicity Devonshire (mezzo soprano) and Ana Cottrell’s storytelling. Items from Ghana on sale, with all proceeds going to the Ghana Storytelling Project, which supports communities in the country.

Tickets are �8 (�7 concs) via 01603 712299 or 01493 751700 or on the door. Refreshments available.

A SUMMER fete is being organised by members of the Great Yarmouth First Responders, who are looking for volunteers to help out on the day. It’s at the New Road Playing Field in Belton on July 17, from 10am to 5pm.

The fete will have a large selection of local and national charities as well as local businesses and food stalls, plus dance performances, tug-o-war, karate etc.Entry is 50p. For more details, to sponsor an event, or to request a stall, email

THE Family Den Cafe, at St James Resource Centre in Great Yarmouth, is holding a fun day and craft fair on Saturday, February 26, from 10am-3pm, with a range of entertainment, including acts Eastern Spirit, Greenacre School Choir, rapper Lacey and the St Nicholas Campanologists.

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There will also be crafts such as ragdolls, painted glass, dolls’ house miniatures, photographs and paintings, ornate bottles and pottery. St John Ambulance and the Sea Cadets will be there all day, as well as a health advisor, tombolas, lucky dip and much more. For details contact Rosina, Lisa or Dawn on 01493 335790.

A DANCE workshop for accompanied children will be held at Bracecamp Parish Hall in Ormesby St Margaret on Wednesday between 10.15am and 11.45am. It costs �2 for adults and �1 for children. For more information, phone Pam Redwood on 01493 748830 or e-mail

THE Gilbert and Sullivan Society will be holding a concert next month involving a range of classic songs. Performers will be singing selections from HMS Pinafore, The Pirates of Penzance, Patience and The Mikado at St Margaret’s Church, Hopton (7.30pm) on Saturday, March 5. Proceeds are for church fund. Tickets are �5 for adults with refreshments, childen free.

CHILDREN enjoying their half term break will treasure the chance to participate in a Pirate Day at the Nelson Museum in South Quay on Wednesday, between 11am and 3pm, to feature face-painting, storytelling, pirate crafts and walking the plank.

Admission is adults �3.50, children �2, while a family of two adults and up to four Children is �9.50. For more information, phone the museum on 01493 850698.

HOPTON Village Hall Management Trust is holding a cash bingo session in the new hall on Sunday from 3pm and 5pm. Books of 10 games are �2, and there’s a �1 flyer plus a raffle. Refreshments available.