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PUBLISHED: 15:22 01 April 2010 | UPDATED: 17:16 30 June 2010

FRIDAY, 02/04/2010

EVENTS

GORLESTON. St Andrews Church: Olivet to Calvary by J.H Mauder, sung by the church choir- the story of our lord from the triumphant entry in Jerusalem to the crucifixion, 6.

FRIDAY, 02/04/2010

EVENTS

GORLESTON. St Andrews Church: Olivet to Calvary by J.H Mauder, sung by the church choir- the story of our lord from the triumphant entry in Jerusalem to the crucifixion, 6.30pm, free.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Pets At Home, Unit 4, Pasteur Road: Free Workshop on Rabbit Welfare and Husbandry, come and say hello to all the animals, children must be accompanied by an adult, 9-6pm.

The Courtyard, Main Cross Road: Taster workshops with Angela Bishop, silk painting, dream catchers, bag embellishments, 10.30am £6-£12 per hour depending on subject, 07539 869524.

Yesterday's World: Easter family fun, Easter chick hunt plus all the usual attractions, 10am-5pm £7/concs £6/family (2 adults, 2 children) £20.

The Priory Centre: Ageless Opportunities over 25s 'youth club' for the unemployed looking for work, 2pm-4pm.

HEMSBY. Club Belle, Belle Aire, Beach Road: Family Fun Evening with Cabaret, late night disco with Potty Paul Henry, 7pm.

HOVETON. BeWilderwood, Horning Road: Swampy's Steady Spoon Dash, wobbly walk for an Easter treat, then make Easter cards, 10am-5.30pm, admission prices on 01603 783900.

OULTON BROAD. St Mark's Church Centre, Bridge Road: RSPB Lowestoft and District Local Group meeting.

SOUTH WALSHAM. Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden: Easter egg trail, win an Easter egg, 10am-5pm £5/concs £4.50/children £2.50/under fives free.

STRUMPSHAW. Steam Museum: Steam Indoor exhibition, gift shop, refreshments, 10.30am-3.30pm.

WROXHAM. Broads Tours, The Bridge: Easter Special river trips, on-board nature quiz, colouring/drawing competitions, Easter egg for all children, 11.30am and 2pm £7.50/children £6/under fives free; booking advised on 01603 782207.

Bure Valley Railway, Coltishall Road: Easter Eggspress, it's all aboard the Easter Eggspress for a family day out, free Easter egg to every child when accompanied by fare-paying adult, 10am-5.30pm £11.50/£6.50 child.

Hoveton Hall Gardens: Easter Treasure Hunt, look for clues and get a prize, 10.30am-5pm £5/£2.50 over 5.

FITNESS

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

GREAT YARMOUTH. New bodies Fitness Centre, King Street: Learn to Tango, 7.45pm -9.15pm, 01493 853375.

SHOWS

GREAT YARMOUTH. Hippodrome Circus, St George's Road: Keep Britain Laughing (comedy show) - Circus Hilarious, 2.30pm and 6.30pm £11-£14/senior citizens £10/chidlren £8/family tickets (2 adults, 2 children) £36 and £34, 01493 844172.

LOWESTOFT. Seagull Theatre, Morton Road: Frankenstein (horror) by Mary Shelley - Seagull Theatre Club, 7.30pm £8/concs £6, 01502 562863.

CONCERTS

PAKEFIELD. Church: Handel's Messiah Part 2, by Pakefield Singers, the Blythe Quartet, 7.30pm £8/£7 concs from Pakefield Cards and Crafts, Morlings and Oasis Christian Bookshop or 572817.

GIGS

HEMSBY. Seadell Bar: Rob Charles, 8.30pm.

PAKEFIELD. Pontins Holiday Park: Country music weekend begins, featuring Shawn Cuddy Band, Garry Blackmore band, Jeff Gallant Band, full details on 0844 5765975.

DANCES

CARLTON COLVILLE. Uplands Community Centre, Ashburnham Way: Line with East Coast Liners split floor night with improvers and intermediates, 7.30-9.30pm, 01502 562953.

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

SALES

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

LINGWOOD. Sports Ground, Station Road: Car boot, 6am-1pm.

STALHAM. Stalham Town Football Club, Stepping Stone Lane: Car boot, sellers 9am, buyers 11am, no dogs walking, 07796 964653 (Dave).

SATURDAY, 03/04/2010

EVENTS

BECCLES. Goosegreen Garden Nurseries, Goosegreen East, off Common Lane: Public charity open day, no dogs except Guide Dogs, 9am-6pm; donations and refreshment sales for East Anglia's' Children's Hospices.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Pets At Home, Unit 4, Pasteur Road: Free Workshop on Rabbit Welfare and Husbandry, come and say hello to all the animals, children must be accompanied by an adult, 9-3.30pm.

The Courtyard, Main Cross Road: Taster workshops with Angela Bishop, silk painting, dream catchers, bag embellishments, 10.30am £6-£12 per hour depending on subject, 07539 869524.

Yesterday's World: Easter family fun, Easter chick hunt plus all the usual attractions, 10am-5pm £7/concs £6/family (2 adults, 2 children) £20.

HOVETON. BeWilderwood, Horning Road: Swampy's Steady Spoon Dash, wobbly walk for an Easter treat, then make Easter cards, 10am-5.30pm, admission prices on 01603 783900.

LOWESTOFT. Town Centre: Easter fun day, bouncy castle, inflatable pole jousting, inflatable bungee run, rodeo bull, face painting, find the Easter Bunny (in Britten Centre), 11am-4pm.

OULTON BROAD. Broadlands, Borrow Road: Easter egg hunt for children, plus cake stall, raffle and other attractions, 2-5pm (egg hunt 2.30-3.30pm) £3/children £1.50/family ticket £8 including light refreshments; tickets from reception or 01502 512895.

POTTER HEIGHAM. Village Hall: Easter Art Exhibition, 300 plus paintings by 50 artists, 10am-5pm 50p/children free.

SOUTH WALSHAM. Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden: Easter egg trail, win an Easter egg, 10am-5pm £5/concs £4.50/children £2.50/under fives free.

SPIXWORTH. St Peter's Church, Buxton Road: Children's Easter activity morning, free crafts, games and activities, 10am-12.30pm.

WROXHAM. Broads Tours, The Bridge: Easter Special river trips, on-board nature quiz, colouring/drawing competitions, Easter egg for all children, 11.30am and 2pm £7.50/children £6/under fives free; booking advised on 01603 782207.

Bure Valley Railway, Coltishall Road: Easter Eggspress, it's all aboard the Easter Eggspress for a family day out, free Easter egg to every child when accompanied by fare-paying adult, 10am-5.30pm £11.50/£6.50 child.

Hoveton Hall Gardens: Easter Treasure Hunt, look for clues and get a prize, 10.30am-5pm £5/£2.50 over 5.

FITNESS

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

SHOWS

GREAT YARMOUTH. Hippodrome Circus, St George's Road: Keep Britain Laughing (comedy show) - Circus Hilarious, 2.30pm and 6.30pm £11-£14/senior citizens £10/chidlren £8/family tickets (2 adults, 2 children) £36 and £34, 01493 844172.

LOWESTOFT. Seagull Theatre, Morton Road: Frankenstein (horror) by Mary Shelley - Seagull Theatre Club, 7.30pm £8/concs £6, 01502 562863.

GIGS

GREAT YARMOUTH. The Mariners Tavern: Second Hand Blues 9pm.

SALES

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

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

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

SUNDAY, 04/04/2010

EVENTS

DUNSTON. Dunston Hall: Easter egg treasure hunt, follow clues to find the Easter bunny, Easter egg for all children taking part, 3pm.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Time and Tide, Blackfriars Road: Chocolate fish hunt, 12-3.30pm £4.50/concs £3.80/children (4-16) £3.30 including museum entry.

Yesterday's World: Easter family fun, Easter chick hunt plus all the usual attractions, 10am-5pm £7/concs £6/family (2 adults, 2 children) £20.

HAPPISBURGH. Lighthouse: Open day, children under one metre in height not allowed to climb the tower, 11am-4pm £2/children (8-16) £1.

St Mary's Church: Church tower open day, 1-4pm £2/children £1; for church funds.

HEMSBY. Club Belle, Belle Aire, Beach Road: Easter bonnet parade for children, plus bingo, KidZone, late night disco, live music, from 7pm.

HOVETON. BeWilderwood, Horning Road: Swampy's Steady Spoon Dash, wobbly walk for an Easter treat, then make Easter cards, 10am-5.30pm, admission prices on 01603 783900.

MULBARTON. Social Club: Cash bingo in aid of various charities, plus prize raffle, 7pm.

OULTON BROAD. The Boulevard, Nicholas Everitt Park: Artists' Boulevard, local artists and photographers displaying their work, weather permitting, 10am-4pm.

POTTER HEIGHAM. Village Hall: Easter Art Exhibition, 300 plus paintings by 50 artists, 10am-5pm 50p/children free.

SOMERLEYTON. Somerleyton Hall: Children's Easter egg trail with free chocolate eggs in the gardens and maze from 10am. Standard garden admission price- children £3.50, Adults £5.50, Over 60's £4.50.

SOUTH WALSHAM. Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden: Easter egg trail, win an Easter egg, 10am-5pm £5/concs £4.50/children £2.50/under fives free.

STRUMPSHAW. RSPB Strumpshaw Fen Nature Reserve: Off the Beaten Track, guided walk through reedbeds looking for wetland wildlife, wellies essential, 10.30am-12.30pm £5/children £3/RSPB members £3/Wildlife Explorers £1.50; booking essential 01603 715191.

Steam Museum: Steam Indoor exhibition, gift shop, refreshments, 10.30am-3.30pm.

WROXHAM. Broads Tours, The Bridge: Easter Special river trips, on-board nature quiz, colouring/drawing competitions, Easter egg for all children, 11.30am and 2pm £7.50/children £6/under fives free; booking advised on 01603 782207.

Bure Valley Railway, Coltishall Road: Easter Eggspress, it's all aboard the Easter Eggspress for a family day out, free Easter egg to every child when accompanied by fare-paying adult, 10am-5.30pm £11.50/£6.50 child.

Hoveton Hall Gardens: Easter Treasure Hunt, look for clues and get a prize, 10.30am-5pm £5/£2.50 over 5.

SHOWS

GREAT YARMOUTH. Hippodrome Circus, St George's Road: Keep Britain Laughing (comedy show) - Circus Hilarious, 2.30pm and 6.30pm £11-£14/senior citizens £10/chidlren £8/family tickets (2 adults, 2 children) £36 and £34, 01493 844172.

LOWESTOFT. Marina Theatre, The Marina: An Evening with Strictly Come Dancing's Brian Fortuna and Kristina Rihanoff, 7.30pm £22.50/concs £20.50, 01502 533200.

SALES

BURGH CASTLE. Market Road: Car boot, 6am, 01493 780015 (Julie).

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

GREAT YARMOUTH. ASDA: Charity car boot sale/fete on the car park, 9am-4pm, for a pitch contact Hayley on 01493 330272 ext 289.

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

STALHAM. Stalham Town Football Club, Stepping Stone Lane: Car boot, sellers 9am, buyers 11am, no dogs walking, 07796 964653 (Dave).

MONDAY, 05/04/2010

EVENTS

BECCLES. Goosegreen Garden Nurseries, Goosegreen East, off Common Lane: Public charity open day, no dogs except Guide Dogs, 9am-6pm; donations and refreshment sales for East Anglia's' Children's Hospices.

EAST CARLETON. Leonard Cheshire Home, Scotts Hill: Family Fairtrade Easter Trail, 1.30-4pm £2/children 50p; proceeds Leonard Cheshire Homes and Awake Mother charity.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Great Yarmouth Racecourse: Easter family run day and horse racing, first race 2.15pm £15 and £22.

Yesterday's World: Easter family fun, Easter chick hunt plus all the usual attractions, 10am-5pm £7/concs £6/family (2 adults, 2 children) £20.

HAPPISBURGH. Lighthouse: Open day, children under one metre in height not allowed to climb the tower, 11am-4pm £2/children (8-16) £1.

St Mary's Church: Church tower open day, 1-4pm £2/children £1; for church funds.

HOVETON. BeWilderwood, Horning Road: Swampy's Steady Spoon Dash, wobbly walk for an Easter treat, then make Easter cards, 10am-5.30pm, admission prices on 01603 783900.

POTTER HEIGHAM. Village Hall: Easter Art Exhibition, 300 plus paintings by 50 artists, 10am-5pm 50p/children free.

SOUTH WALSHAM. Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden: Easter egg trail, win an Easter egg, 10am-5pm £5/concs £4.50/children £2.50/under fives free.

STRUMPSHAW. Steam Museum: Steam Indoor exhibition, gift shop, refreshments, 10.30am-3.30pm.

WROXHAM. Barton House Railway, Hartwell Road, off The Avenue: Easter Eggstravaganza, train rides, quiz, guessing game, Easter egg tombola, museum open, refreshments, 2.30-5.30pm £2/children £1 or by boat from Wroxham bridge £3/£1.50.

Broads Tours, The Bridge: Easter Special river trips, on-board nature quiz, colouring/drawing competitions, Easter egg for all children, 11.30am and 2pm £7.50/children £6/under fives free; booking advised on 01603 782207.

Bure Valley Railway, Coltishall Road: Easter Eggspress, it's all aboard the Easter Eggspress for a family day out, free Easter egg to every child when accompanied by fare-paying adult, 10am-5.30pm £11.50/£6.50 child.

Hoveton Hall Gardens: Easter Treasure Hunt, look for clues and get a prize, 10.30am-5pm £5/£2.50 over 5.

SHOWS

GREAT YARMOUTH. Hippodrome Circus, St George's Road: Keep Britain Laughing (comedy show) - Circus Hilarious, 2.30pm and 6.30pm £11-£14/senior citizens £10/chidlren £8/family tickets (2 adults, 2 children) £36 and £34, 01493 844172.

GIGS

HEMSBY. Club Belle, Belle Aire, Beach Road: Karaoke, 7pm.

SALES

HAPPISBURGH. Church Rooms: Book sale, light refreshments available, 1-4pm; proceeds Church Room Improvement Fund.

STALHAM. Stalham Town Football Club, Stepping Stone Lane: Car boot, sellers 9am, buyers 11am, no dogs walking, 07796 964653 (Dave).

TUESDAY, 06/04/2010

EVENTS

BELTON. Village Green Children's Centre: Children's song and story time 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: Seated exercise for the less able, 11am-12.30pm £2.50, carers free.

Time and Tide, Blackfriars Road: Circus Circus drop-in activity, cut and fold your own model circus, 12-4pm £4.50/concs £3.80/children (4-16) £3.30 including museum entry.

Yesterday's World: Easter family fun, Easter chick hunt plus all the usual attractions, 10am-5pm £7/concs £6/family (2 adults, 2 children) £20.

Library: Beast Quest - Fight the Beasts, Fear the Magic, join in for a session of fearsome beasts and magical happenings, suitable for children 7-11, all under 8s must be accompanied by an adult, no need to book, 2.30-3.30pm.

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

HOVETON. BeWilderwood, Horning Road: Swampy's Steady Spoon Dash, wobbly walk for an Easter treat, then make Easter cards, 10am-5.30pm, admission prices on 01603 783900.

STRUMPSHAW. Steam Museum: Steam Indoor exhibition, gift shop, refreshments, 10.30am-3.30pm.

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.

SHOWS

GREAT YARMOUTH. Hippodrome Circus, St George's Road: Keep Britain Laughing (comedy show) - Circus Hilarious, 2.30pm and 6.30pm £11-£14/senior citizens £10/chidlren £8/family tickets (2 adults, 2 children) £36 and £34, 01493 844172.

GIGS

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

DANCES

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

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

Northgate Hospital Social Club: Ballroom and sequence, 2-4.15pm, 01692 403591.

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.

WEDNESDAY, 07/04/2010

EVENTS

ACLE. Library: Beast Quest - Fight the Beasts, Fear the Magic, join in for a session of fearsome beasts and magical happenings, suitable for children 7-11, all under 8s must be accompanied by an adult, no need to book, 10.30-11.30am.

BECCLES. Quaker Hall: Beccles WI (morning) meeting, talk by Ann Pulford - Osteoporosis, 9.45am.

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.

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

Priory Centre next to St Nicholas' Church: Poetry and prose; bring your own or enjoy someone else's, 11am-2pm

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

Central Library, Tolhouse Street: Johannes Verneer - Master of Delft, a presentation on works by the Dutch artist including The Girl with the Pearl Earring, The Milkmaid and The Art of Painting, 2-4pm £10; information 07971 268631.

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

Yesterday's World: Easter family fun, Easter chick hunt plus all the usual attractions, 10am-5pm £7/concs £6/family (2 adults, 2 children) £20.

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

The Rumbold Arms PH, Southtown Road: RAOB Pride of Great Yarmouth Lodge meet, 8pm.

HAPPISBURGH. Church Room: Coffee morning with stalls, 10am-12; proceeds St Mary's Church.

HEMSBY. Club Belle, Belle Aire, Beach Road: Variety night with bingo, comedy, magic, ventriloquist, music and more, from 7pm.

HOVETON. BeWilderwood, Horning Road: Swampy's Steady Spoon Dash, wobbly walk for an Easter treat, then make Easter cards, 10am-5.30pm, admission prices on 01603 783900.

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

STRUMPSHAW. Steam Museum: Steam Indoor exhibition, gift shop, refreshments, 10.30am-3.30pm.

UPTON. Village Hall: Upton History Group, tea and talk afternoon, bring along your memories or photos of bad winters, 2-4pm.

FITNESS

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

SHOWS

GORLESTON. Pavilion Theatre Gorleston, Pier Gardens: Rent (rock opera for over 14s) - Gorleston Theatre Co, 7.30pm £12/concs £10, 01493 662832.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Hippodrome Circus, St George's Road: Keep Britain Laughing (comedy show) - Circus Hilarious, 2.30pm and 6.30pm £11-£14/senior citizens £10/chidlren £8/family tickets (2 adults, 2 children) £36 and £34, 01493 844172.

DANCES

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

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.

THURSDAY, 08/04/2010

EVENTS

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.

Library: Beast Quest - Fight the Beasts, Fear the Magic, join in for a session of fearsome beasts and magical happenings, suitable for children 7-11, all under 8s must be accompanied by an adult, no need to book, 2.30-3.30pm.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Time and Tide, Blackfriars Road: Crazy golf drop-in activity, make your own crazy golf marble game, 12-4pm £4.50/concs £3.80/children (4-16) £3.30 including museum entry.

Yesterday's World: Easter family fun, Easter chick hunt plus all the usual attractions, 10am-5pm £7/concs £6/family (2 adults, 2 children) £20.

HOVETON. BeWilderwood, Horning Road: Swampy's Steady Spoon Dash, wobbly walk for an Easter treat, then make Easter cards, 10am-5.30pm, admission prices on 01603 783900.

STRUMPSHAW. RSPB Strumpshaw Fen Nature Reserve: Easter Egg-splorers, family day with Easter-themed wildlife activities and quiz trail with prizes, 11am-3pm free.

Steam Museum: Steam Indoor exhibition, gift shop, refreshments, 10.30am-3.30pm.

FITNESS

CATFIELD. Village Hall: Circuit Training, 8.15pm, 01603 782343. Studio Cycling (Spinning), 7.15pm, 01603 782343.

SHOWS

GORLESTON. Pavilion Theatre Gorleston, Pier Gardens: Rent (rock opera for over 14s) - Gorleston Theatre Co, 7.30pm £12/concs £10, 01493 662832.

CINEMA

GREAT YARMOUTH

Hollywood: 01493 842043

Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang (U) daily 12 noon, 2.50, 3.30, 8.10

Clash of the Titans (12A) daily 12.10, 2.40, 5.20, 8

How To Train Your Dragon (PG) daily 12.15, 2.30, 4.45, 7

The Spy Next Door (PG) daily 12.20

Alice in Wonderland (PG) daily 12.45

Remember Me (12A) daily 2.20, 5.10, 7.50

Kick-Ass (15) daily 3, 5.40, 8.20

The Bounty Hunter (12A) daily 9

Please note that cinema times, particularly at multiplexes, may be subject to change after The Mercury goes to press. Listings apply from today until Thursday. All times are pm except where stated.


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