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PUBLISHED: 18:01 20 November 2008 | UPDATED: 12:20 03 July 2010

FRIDAY, 21/11/2008

EVENTS

FRITTON, GREAT YARMOUTH. Fritton House Barn: Fritton's Got Talent launch, judging panel of three, bar, prize for winner, 7.

FRIDAY, 21/11/2008

EVENTS

FRITTON, GREAT YARMOUTH. Fritton House Barn: Fritton's Got Talent launch, judging panel of three, bar, prize for winner, 7.30pm £3 on door; information 01493 484008.

Village Hall: Bingo (every third Friday of the month), 7.30pm.

GORLESTON. St Peter's Church Hall: Healthy Start Baby Café, help and support for families, information, relaxed atmosphere, refreshments, 1-3pm.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Market Place: Be a 'savvy shopper' this Christmas, Trading Standards distributing free Savvy Shopper packs with Christmas shopping tips and advice, 9.30am-3.30pm.

Time and Tide, Blackfriars Road: Talk - The History of Museums, by Ruth Burwood, Access Officer, historian and curator, 11.30am £2.75.

Central Library: Great Yarmouth and District Archaeological Society, talk - The East Anglian School, 7.30pm.

Newtown Community Centre, Beatty Close: Bingo, 7.30pm.

HOVETON. Broadland High School: Air Training Corps 222 (Broadlands) Squadron, for ages 13 plus, 7-9.30pm, 01603 781222 (during session).

STALHAM. Baptist Church: CHASTE evening (Churches Alert to Sex Trafficking Across Europe) presentation evening, refreshments available, 7pm (for ages 15 plus).

SHOWS

GORLESTON. Pavilion Theatre Gorleston, Pier Gardens: Les Miserables school edition (musical) - Dusmagrik Young People's Theatre Company, 7.30pm £9/children £5; in aid of Children in Need, 01493 662832.

LOWESTOFT. Marina Theatre, The Marina: Affairs in a Tent (farce) by Alan Ayckbourn, 7.30pm £14.50 and £16.50/concs £13.50 and £15.50, 01502 533200.

GIGS

BURGH CASTLE. Kingfisher Club, Butt Lane: Henry Smith's Country Dreams, 8.30pm.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Lichfield Arms: Alan Ley, 9pm.

REEDHAM. Lord Nelson: The Chaffinches (acoustic folk), 8.30pm.

SALHOUSE. Lodge: Pete 'Kiwi' Keegan and his Skiffle Band, 8.30pm.

WANGFORD, BECCLES. Angel Inn: John Brassett (rock/blues from France), 9pm.

DANCES

GORLESTON. Shrublands Youth and Adult Centre, Magdalen Way: Ballroom and sequence tea dance, 2-4.15pm, 01493 669170.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Conservative Club, The Precinct, Market Gates Shopping Centre: Salsa with Alegria, 8-10.30pm, 07710 205557.

OULTON. Community Centre: Line dance to Crazy Legs, 10.30am-12.30pm, 01493 669155.

SATURDAY, 22/11/2008

EVENTS

CATFIELD. Village Hall: Quiz and Chips, 7.30pm £6pp (four-six to a team) including fish/sausage and chips or veggie option, bring own drinks, bookings on 01692 581084; in aid of Kittens Pre-school.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Lichfield Arms: Darts exhibition and challenge with professional Jamie Loven, 8pm.

FITNESS

BRADWELL. Mill Lane Community Centre: Little Ninjas Karate Club, for ages 3-9, 2.30-3.30pm.

SHOWS

GORLESTON. Pavilion Theatre Gorleston, Pier Gardens: Les Miserables school edition (musical) - Dusmagrik Young People's Theatre Company, 2pm and 7.30pm £9/children £5; in aid of Children in Need, 01493 662832.

LOWESTOFT. Marina Theatre, The Marina: Affairs in a Tent (farce) by Alan Ayckbourn, 2.30pm £11.50 all seats and 7.30pm £14.50 and £16.50/concs £13.50 and £15.50, 01502 533200.

GIGS

BACTON, Duke of Edinburgh: Big Sister, 9pm. Big Sister, 9pm.

BECCLES. Conservative Club, London Road: Susan Jayne (1960s to present), 8pm £6 including supper, 01502 713535,

CALIFORNIA. California Tavern: Kingsize Papas (swing jump jive), 8.30pm.

GELDESTON. Locks Inn: Rebel Lion Reggae Sounds System, 9pm £5.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Crown: Contrast (female duo), 9pm.

HEMSBY. Seadell Bar: Second Opinion, 9pm.

LOWESTOFT. Lowestoft Rail and Bowls Club: Strange Brew, 8.30pm.

SOUTH WALSHAM. St Lawrence's Art Centre: Stone Angel (folk), 7.30pm £5, 01943 369021 or 488648.

CLUBBING

BURGH CASTLE. Burgh Hall: Ain't Gonna Bump No More (funk, soul, soulful house) with DJ Richard Routledge, Chris Charley Brown, Mortz, Tony Fernandez, Marky Mark, Tony Hayzer, Scouser Paul, time on booking, £5 advance, 07982 484485.

DANCES

BRADWELL, Mill Lane Community Centre: Fish and chip social dance with Pat and Dave, 7.30-10.30pm tickets for supper and dance £7 (must be booked in advance on 01508 518471), dance only £2.50 on door.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Conservative Club, Market Gates Shopping Centre: Ballroom/sequence dance, £3/members £2.80, 8-11pm.

HOVETON. Village Hall: Modern sequence with Margaret and Arthur, 8-10.30pm £2.50.

SALES

HOVETON. Village Hall: Farmers' market, 9am-1pm.

SEA PALLING. Village Hall: Country fare, 2-5pm.

STALHAM. Town Hall: Fleamarket, 9am-4pm.

Portalfield Sheltered Housing: Christmas fair, various stalls, ploughman's lunches, 10.30am-12.30pm; for residents' amenities fund.

SUNDAY, 23/11/2008

EVENTS

GREAT YARMOUTH. Breydon Water: RSPB boat trip on Breydon Water to view huge flocks of wading birds on the estuary, 11am-1pm £10/children £7, RSPB members £8/Wildlife Explorers £5; booking essential 01603 715191.

Peggotty Community Hall, Admiralty Road: God's Victorious Army Church, fresh fire revival, 12-2pm.

GIGS

BECCLES. King's Head: Red Beans and Rice (New Orleans jazz), 8pm.

GELDESTON. Locks Inn: Murphy's Lore, 2.30pm.

LOWESTOFT. Marina Theatre, The Marina: The Stylistics, 7.30pm £22.50/concs £21.50, 01502 533200.

SALHOUSE. Lodge: Lee Vasey and friends, 4pm. Lee Vasey and friends, 4-6.30pm.

WANGFORD, BECCLES. Angel Inn: Open acoustic night, 8pm.

SALES

ACLE. Recreation Centre: Antique and collectors' fair, 9.30am-3.30pm.

MARTHAM. Village Hall: Christmas fair, charity and village organisation stalls, refreshments available, 1-4pm.

MONDAY, 24/11/2008

EVENTS

BELTON. Village Green Children's Centre: Play and Weigh, drop-in baby clinic (every first and third Monday of the month), stay for play, a drink and a chat, 1.30-3pm, details: 01493 669676.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Newtown Community Centre: Bingo, 7.30pm.

HOVETON. Broadland High School: Air Training Corps 222 (Broadlands) Squadron, for ages 13 plus, 7-9.30pm, 01603 781222 (during session).

FITNESS

BELTON. John Green Institute: Yoga, please bring floor mat and towel, 10.30am £2, 01493 780194.

BRADWELL. Mill Lane Community Centre: Little Ninjas karate club, for ages 3-9, 4.45-5.45pm.

GIGS

BECCLES. Swan House: Big Sister (acoustic set), 8.30pm.

DANCES

BELTON. King's Head: JT's Line Dance Club, beginners and improvers 8-10pm, 07788 408801 (Jane).

GORLESTON. St Peter's Church Hall, Lowestoft Road: Line dancing, easy dances, 10am-12, 01493 669155.

Shrublands Youth and Community Centre, Magdalen Way: Ballroom and sequence tea dance, 2-4pm, 01493 669170.

HOVETON. Village Hall: Line with Patsy, basics 7pm, beginners 7.30pm, improvers 8.30pm £3.50 all night, 01692 536471.

ORMESBY. ST MARGARET. Ormesby Village Junior School: Salsa with Alegria, 7.30-9.30pm, 07710 205557.

Community Centre: Line dancing with Dancing Boots, 8pm.

TUESDAY, 25/11/2008

EVENTS

BELTON. Village Green Children's Centre: Children's song and storytime every Tuesday including school holidays, 1.30-2.30pm.

CAISTER-ON-SEA. Library: Baby Bounce and Rhyme Time for pre-school children and their parents/carers, 2.15-2.45pm.

GORLESTON. Library: Crystal Clear, community reiki group, 7-9pm £2 minimum donation for a 15-minute session, 01493 851308 after 4pm.

Library, Lecture Hall: Floral demonstration: A feast of flowers, by Anne Bridge, 7.30pm.

HOPTON. Spiritualist and Healing Centre: Healing and counselling by trained staff, 6.45-7.45pm.

FITNESS

HEMSBY. Village Hall: Gentle exercise, 10-11.30am £3.

ORMESBY. Bracecamp Hall, Ormesby St Margaret: Keep fit with Alegria, 9.15-10am, 07710 205557.

SHOWS

LOWESTOFT. Marina Theatre, The Marina: Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story (rock 'n' roll musical), 7.30pm £20.50-£24.50/concs £20.50-£23.50, 01502 533200.

GIGS

GORLESTON. Shrublands Community Centre, Hawthorn Road: Great Yarmouth Folk Club, musicians and singers welcome, 8pm, 01493 603759 (Ali).

RACKHEATH. Green Man: Colin Watling (tenor sax) with the Mike Capocci Trio, 8.30pm.

DANCES

BURGH CASTLE. Burgh Hall: Line dancing, Crazy Legs, 8-10.30pm.

CAISTER-ON-SEA. Community Centre, Beach Road: Line with Jane, beginners and improvers 1-3pm, 07788 408801.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Conservative Club, The Precinct, Market Gates Shopping Centre: Salsa with Alegria, 8-11pm, 07710 205557.

Northgate Hospital Social Club: Sequence and ballroom, 2-4.15pm £2.50 including refreshments, 01692 403591.

HEMSBY. Seacroft: Line dance, hit the floor LDC, intermediates 7.30pm, Loran 01493 669582.

SALES

STALHAM. Town Hall: Household and collectables sale, 9am-12.30pm.

WEDNESDAY, 26/11/2008

EVENTS

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.

GORLESTON. Library: Card trading and comic swap, 3.30-5pm.

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

TEACHA Development Centre, 40 South Quay: Drop-in healing and reiki clinic, 12.30-2pm, free meditation group, 4-5pm, 01493 331468.

Sure Start, The Priory, Priory Plain: Musical keys sessions, music and fun for children and young people with special needs, £1 per family for refreshments 1-1.45pm and 2.05-2.50pm, 01603 405858.

Christchurch, King Street: Women's Fellowship Network weekly meeting plus bring and buy sale, 2.30pm.

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

Angel Villa, 62 North Quay: Great Yarmouth Samaritans Information Evening, find out more about the Samaritans and volunteering opportunities, 7pm; information 01493 856938.

Books Inside, Market Gates Shopping Centre: Meet current members of Caister Lifeboat, signing copies of the new book The Rescues of the Caister Lifeboats, 7-8pm.

Market Place: Christmas lights switched on and late night shopping, featuring the Radio Broadland Roadshow, Mayor of Great Yarmouth, Miss Great Yarmouth and special guests, lights switched on at 6.30pm, followed by fireworks display at 7.30pm, most shops open to 9pm.

The Rumbold Arms PH, Southtown Road: RAOB Pride of Great Yarmouth Lodge meeting (every Wednesday), 8pm.

STALHAM. Youth Hall, Recreation Ground: Beat loneliness and come along to SWAN (women's mental health organisation), have support, make new friends and learn new skills, 11am-1pm.

FITNESS

GREAT YARMOUTH. New Bodies Fitness Centre: Salsacise, 7pm, 853375.

SHOWS

LOWESTOFT. Marina Theatre, The Marina: Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story (rock 'n' roll musical), 2.30pm £16.50-£20.50/concs £16.50-£23.50 and 7.30pm £20.50-£24.50/concs £20.50-£23.50, 01502 533200.

GIGS

CANTLEY. Reedcutter: Open Transatlantic session hosted by the Chaffinches, 8.30pm.

DANCES

BELTON. King's Head: Salsa with Alegria, 8-11pm, 07710 205557.

GORLESTON. Fitness 2000: Urban funk street dance, 6pm, 01493 442317.

Shrublands Community Centre, Hawthorn Road: JT's Line Dance Club, beginners and improvers 8-10pm, 07788 408801 (Jane).

GREAT YARMOUTH. Northgate Hospital: Line dancing with Crazy Legs, 10am-12.

Northgate Social Club, Northgate Hospital: Ballroom and Latin, 8-10.30pm, £2.50.

HEMSBY. Village Hall: Tap and salsa with Alegria, tap 6.30-7.20pm, salsa 8-9.30pm, 07710 205557.

Seacroft: Line dancing, Hit the Floor LDC, absolute beginners 7pm, improvers/intermediates 8.15pm, Lorna 01493 669582.

MARTHAM. Village Hall: Line dancing, Dancing Boots LDC, beginners 7pm, improvers 8pm; salsa with Alegria, 12-2.30pm.

ORMESBY. Bracecamp Parish Hall: Ballroom, Latin and popular sequence with Peter and Joy, 2-4.30pm £1.50.

POTTER HEIGHAM. Village Hall: Circle dance, easy folk dances from around the world, no need to bring a partner, beginners welcome, 7.30-9.30pm donations to Faith Animal Rescue, details: Pam 01493 748830.

THURSDAY, 27/11/2008

EVENTS

BELTON. Village Green Children's Centre: Bumble Bee play sessions: 9.15-11am parent and toddler session for children under two; 1.15-3pm parent and toddler session for children over two, bookings: 01493 789562.

FITNESS

GREAT YARMOUTH. Newtown Methodist Church: Bums, tums and legs and beginners yoga, 6-7pm, 07747720139.

High School: Adult only swimming sessions with Great Yarmouth Swimming Club, 7-8pm, 01493 751500.

ORMESBY ST MARGARET. Village Centre, Station Road: Scratby and California Residents Club meeting, 2pm.

SHOWS

LOWESTOFT. Marina Theatre, The Marina: Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story (rock 'n' roll musical), 7.30pm £20.50-£24.50/concs £20.50-£23.50, 01502 533200.

GIGS

GELDESTON. Locks Inn: Baz and Mark's country session, 9pm.

DANCES

CALIFORNIA. California Tavern: Salsa with Alegria, 8-9.30pm, 07710 205557.

GORLESTON. Gym, Shrublands Centre, Magdalen Way: Hit the Floor dance club, absolute beginners 7pm, beginners/improvers and traditional class 8pm, 01493 669582/07795102094.

St Paul's Church Hall, Salisbury Road: Diamond Line Dance Co, beginners 7.30pm, intermediate 8.30pm, 01493 859333.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Marina Centre, Marine Parade: Marina Dance Club presents ballroom, Latin, popular and old time sequence with Gerald and Valerie, 1.40-4pm £3.50/members £3.

New Bodies Fitness Centre: Fun and funky dance class, 7pm, 01493 853375.

Unitarian Hall, Yarmouth Way: Yaresiders Folk dance classes, 7.30-10pm.

SUTTON, Sutton Staithe Hotel: Salsa with Dance Cuban, beginners and improvers 8-9.20pm, music to 11pm £5/concs £4, 07711 286047. Salsa with Dance Cuban, beginners and improvers 8-9.20pm, dancing to 11pm £5/concs £4, 07711 286047.

SALES

ACLE. Horners Acle Saleground, Old Norwich Road: Auctions, cars 9.45am, general 10am.

FRIDAY, 28/11/2008

EVENTS

GREAT YARMOUTH. Market Place and St Nicholas' Church: Great Yarmouth Christmas Fayre, craft stalls including Norwegian craftmakers, cookery demonstrations in Priory Centre, fairground attractions, 10am-5pm.

Time and Tide, Blackfriars Road: Drop-in talk for adults - Death from the Skies, talk on Yarmouth's history of aviation, given by Colin Tooke, 11.30am £2.75.

SHOWS

GORLESTON. Pavilion Theatre Gorleston, Pier Gardens: Beauty and the Beast (fairytale) - Stage Door Theatre Company, 7.30pm £8/family ticket £28, 01493 662832.

LOWESTOFT. Marina Theatre, The Marina: Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story (rock 'n' roll musical), 5.30pm £20-50-£24.50/concs £20.50-£23.50 and 8.30pm £22.50-£26.50/concs £20.50-£25.50, 01502 533200.

GIGS

BLOFIELD. Two Friends: Contrast (female duo), 9pm.

GREAT YARMOUTH. St Nicholas' Church: Stone Angel (gothic, folk, medieval and progressive music), 7.30pm £5, 01493 745828.

WANGFORD, BECCLES. Angel Inn: Disco and karaoke, 9pm.

WINTERTON-ON-SEA. Hotel Hermanus: Hals Honky Tonk presents The Tall Guy (country), doors 7.30pm £5, 01986 897130.

DANCES

GREAT YARMOUTH. Conservative Club, The Precinct, Market Gates Shopping Centre: Salsa with Alegria, 8-10.30pm, 07710 205557.

SALES

ORMESBY. Village Junior School: Table top sale in aid of school funds, jewellery, Thorntons, refreshments, 2.30-4pm tables £5.

WROUGHTON. Infant School: Christmas fair, loads of things for Christmas presents, Body Shop available, bags, jewellery etc, 2-4pm.


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