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PUBLISHED: 11:03 20 August 2010 | UPDATED: 11:57 16 September 2010

DUCK racing is on the horizon once again at Great Yarmouth Waterways on North Denes.

The free family afternoon will see thousands of plastic ducks raced along the Waterways and takes place on Sunday, September 19 from 2pm.

DUCK racing is on the horizon once again at Great Yarmouth Waterways on North Denes.

The free family afternoon will see thousands of plastic ducks raced along the Waterways and takes place on Sunday, September 19 from 2pm.

The races will include major water obstacles designed by Selwood Pumps, as well as synchronised kite flying and a demonstration from the model boat club. Organising chairman Ian McCreadie, of SPP Group, a regular sponsor, explained Great Yarmouth Duck Races were carefully timed as a critical link in revitalising public interest in competitive racing as we look forward towards the London Olympics of 2012.

He added The Duck Races run on a far more economical budget with the Waterways, providing the perfect venue.

Money is raised by those wishing to buy a duck to compete with attractive cash prizes for the winners, and £45,000 has been raised for charity over the last decade.

NORFOLK and Suffolk Animal Trust are holding a Dog Show on Saturday, August 28 starting at 10am at Fremantle Road, Great Yarmouth.

As well as the dog show there will be a dog scurry and raffle plus various stalls including tombola, cakes and preserves with refreshments and childrens colouring competition.

For more information visit www.nasatrust.co.uk or telephone 01493 781918.

BASIL and company will be making an appearance at the Gorleston Pavilion this weekend.

The stage version of Fawlty Towers will be coming to the coast having attracted sell out audiences at the Seagull Theatre in Pakefield.

Featuring three episodes, The Builders, The Wedding Party and Basil the Rat, it will be staged at the pavilion on Sunday and Monday, August 22 and 23.

Doors open at 7.30pm, and tickets are £10/£8. Contact Gorleston Pavilion on 01493 662832.

A NEW interactive comedy show looking at the world of the paranormal will be making its way to The Seagull Theatre in Lowestoft next month.

Named Fake, it promises to be a place where nothing is quite as it seems and will contain plenty of scares along the way - hence no under 12s allowed.

Fake takes place at 7.30pm on Saturday September 4. For tickets call 01502 589726 or visit www.theseagull.co.uk.


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