Bits and bobs from across the borough
A 1940s music night with Annie Slater, Roger Cooke and Friends will be held at St Nicholas Church in Great Yarmouth tonight at 7.30pm. Tickets, �10.
l A 50th anniversary service will be held at St Nicholas Church on Sunday at 11am. The Bishop of Norwich will be preaching at the service and there will be a buffet lunch and bar at 12.30pm.
Tickets �10 from Brahams and �5 for under-16s.
l THE Dragon’s Stage School will be hosting a musical interlude at the church at 2pm on Sunday. There will then be a Festal Choral Evensong at 3pm, with the preacher The Venerable Christopher Lowson, Bishop of Lincoln Designate.
l ERNIE Childs will be presenting the Reminiscences of the Herring Fishery with musical interludes at St Nicholas Church on Thursday, starting at 7.30pm. Tickets cost �10 (including fish and chips).
l THERE will be live trad jazz featuring the band Redbeans ‘n’ Rice at St Nicholas Church in Yarmouth next Friday at 7.30pm. Tickets cost �10 and there will be a bar.
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l HEARTCARE cardiac support group will be holding its monthly social evening on Tuesday, at Lowestoft Community Church, Hadenham Road, Lowestoft, starting 7.30pm. The speaker Jenny Gibbs will be taking about her life in rural Turkey. HeartCare is a support group for patients their families, friends and carers covering the Great Yarmouth and Waveney area. To find out more contact Jill Griggs on 01502 569512.
l GREAT Yarmouth Brass Band will be giving a concert at St Marks Church, Oulton Broad, tomorrow. The concert starts at 7.30pm. Tickets, �5, will be available on the door including refreshments. All proceeds from the concert will go to HeartCare the local cardiac support group.
l GORLESTON Community Choir will be helping support a weekend of special events for Christian Aid week. On Saturday, May 14 they will give a concert of popular favourites at St Mary Magdalene Church at 7.30pm. The choir was formed two years ago by Jackie Whiting and has around 70 members who rehearse each Saturday morning at the church. Tickets, �4, available on the door. On Sunday, May 15 the annual Gorleston Christian Aid service will be held at 6.30pm at St Mary Magdalene. The music will be led by Lester Bullen of Cliff Park Community Church and the guest speaker is Eldred Wiley, Norfolk co-ordinator for Christian Aid.
l GREAT Yarmouth Community Cinema screens The Social Network tomorrow, telling how a punk genius sparked a revolution and changed the face of human interaction for a generation. Adults �3, children and OAPs �2. Doors open 10am for a 10.30am start.
l A NEW season of guided heritage walks begins on Sunday with the Medieval Wall Walk. Starting at 2pm from St Nicholas Parish Church the walk takes people on a journey through time ending at the historic Potteries. The walk takes between 1.5 and two hours. Adults �3.75, children �1.50, under 7s free. Call 01493 846346 or 07758 554546.
l GREAT Yarmouth Residents’ Association will be holding their general meeting at the Raynscourt Hotel, Euston Road on Wednesday. It starts at 7.30pm and all residents are welcome.
l IMPACT, the Salvation Army service in Great Yarmouth for youngsters and not-so-youngsters, is set to re-open on Monday. Based on Tolhouse Street, it has a cafe area, DVD lounge, computer area and chill-out den. It runs from 6-7pm for five to 11-year-olds, 7.30-8.30pm for 11 to 16-year-olds, and 8.30-10pm for 16 to 24-year-olds.
All children under 11 must be dropped off and picked up by an adult.
l THE next Gorleston and District Horticultural Society meeting takes place at the Kevill Arms, Church Road, Gorleston on Tuesday at 7.30pm. The speaker will be Ray Johnson, a well known grower of fuchsia’s with many first prizes to his name in local shows. The talk, on growing all types of fuchsia’s but mainly standard, will include demonstrations. There will be plants for sale. New members are always welcome for more information contact Alan Watson on 01493 720139.
l THE Psychic Medium evening with Stephan Treadaway at Reedham Village Hall has been re-scheduled for Saturday, May 14 7.30pm. Tickets, �6, call Chris on 01493 701107.
l THE Centurion in Caister is hosting an Ann Summers ladies’ charity night on Tuesday. The free event starts 8pm. For more information call Joanna Bailey 07889821603.
l THE Cancer Research Fun Quiz tonight at the Royal Masonic Rooms, Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth starts at 7.30pm with teams of 4/6 at �5 per person. Call 01493 745636