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PUBLISHED: 17:15 15 April 2010 | UPDATED: 17:26 30 June 2010

FORMER British Army chief Gen Sir Richard Dannatt GCB, CBE, MC is to give a talk in Great Yarmouth to raise fund for the much needed repair to St Nicholas' Church's pinnacles and historic organ.

FORMER British Army chief Gen Sir Richard Dannatt GCB, CBE, MC is to give a talk in Great Yarmouth to raise fund for the much needed repair to St Nicholas' Church's pinnacles and historic organ.

The event is on Friday, May 14 at 7.30pm with Sir Richard's talk entitled "A Look Back, A Look Forward. Reflections on 40 Years a Soldier."

Tickets are £10 from the Priory Centre or 01493 843647, and the event is being held at the Masonic Royal Assembly Rooms, Albert Square, Yarmouth. They are limited and available from Paul Davies on 01493 843647.

The Salvation Army Citadel plays host to Another Evening with Mike Wallis on Thursday, May 13. Mike will be appearing in his show 'With Faith and Two Feet' at the citadel in Tolhouse Road, 7.30pm. Tickets, £6, are available from Christchurch Coffee Shop, King Street - all proceeds to Christian Aid.

Dancers will have the opportunity to practice their steps at the Great Yarmouth Marina Centre during its afternoon weekly Tea Dances. The session, which goes ahead every Thursday from April 22 to July 22 with no dance on June 3, will be hosted by Peter and Joy play music including ballroom sequence and popular Latin.

It runs from 1pm-3pm, and the £3 entrance fee also includes a cup of tea or coffee and biscuits.

MediumSteven Treadaway is appearing at Caister Junior School on Wednesday, April 28. The demonstration starts 7pm. Tickets, £6, can be purchased on the door, but should be reserved in advance on 01493 377190.

THE Black Rock Grill at Potters Leisure Resort, Hopton-on-Sea, has some special shows coming up.

Imagination Live in Concert on Sunday. In their day, this 80s band revolutionised brand new sounds, combining 70s soul with club beats and synthesizers to create classic songs like Just an Illusion, Body Talk, Music and Lights and many more.

Billy Ocean is in Concert on May 3. Back by popular demand after guests in 2009 said it was the best show they had ever seen, the audience can expect all the hits, including When the Going Gets Tough, Get Outta My Dreams, Caribbean Queen and the unforgettable Love Really Hurts Without You.

An evening of top-quality stand-up is promised with comedian Mick Miller, known as “the bald guy with the long hair” from the 70s stand-up TV show The Comedians, on May 7; and the following night the man described as a “human joke factory”, John Martin is on stage.

There's an evening of side-splitting stand-up with comedian Jim Davidson on May 9, and this show is strictly for adults only.

It's X-Factor night on May 23 with Danyl Johnson and Stacy Solomon, stars of the hit TV series.

For more information about the dinner and show evenings, call 01502 735000 or visit www.theblackrockgrill.com.


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