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PUBLISHED: 17:18 18 June 2009 | UPDATED: 14:12 03 July 2010

FRIDAY, 19/06/2009



EVENTS

CAISTER. Church Hall, High Street: Prize bingo, 7.30pm.

FRITTON. Village Hall: Bingo every third Friday of the month, 7.

FRIDAY, 19/06/2009

EVENTS

CAISTER. Church Hall, High Street: Prize bingo, 7.30pm.

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

GORLESTON. Seagulls Children's Centre, Kingfisher Room: Healthy Start Baby Café, help and support for families, information, relaxed atmosphere, refreshments, 1-3pm.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Market Place: Bike to Work Breakfast, free breakfast for those cycling to work via the Market Place, 7.30-10am.

HORSEY. Ross River Trips, The Staithe: Wildlife boat trip, one-hour trips, 10.30am, 11.45am, 1.30pm, 2.45pm and 4pm £6.50/senior citizens £6/children £5/family (2 adults, 2 children) £20, well-behaved dogs £1; bookings (before 10am on the day) and information 01692 598135.

LUDHAM. Womack Staithe: Wherry on view, 10am-5pm.

STALHAM. High School: Stalham Horticultural Society, talk - Auriculars, 7 for 7.30pm in the Geoff Taylor Centre.

WINTERTON. Church Room, Beach Road: Great Yarmouth Archaeological Society annual village meeting, 7pm.

WROXHAM. St Mary's Church: Art Exhibition preview evening, with flower display by Wroxham Flower Club, official opening by Norfolk artist David Dane, 7.30pm £5 including glass of wine and canapes; 01603 783399.

FITNESS

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

SHOWS

GREAT YARMOUTH. Hippodrome Circus, St George's Road: Area 51 the Musical - Great Yarmouth College Performing Arts Students, 7.30pm £10/concs £5, 01493 844172.

DANCES

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

GREAT YARMOUTH. Conservative Club: Salsa with Alegria, class 8-10.30pm, 07710 205557.

REEDHAM. Village Hall: Nice 'n' Easy sequence, ballroom, Latin and social, 7.30-10.30pm £2.50.

WROXHAM. Church Hall, Norwich Road: English country dancing, 7.30pm £2.

SALES

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

LINGWOOD. Sports Ground, Station Road: Car boot, sellers from 6am, public 9am-1pm.

STALHAM. Stalham Town Football Club, Stepping Stone Lane: Car boot, sellers 9am, buyers 11am, 07796 964653 (Dave).

SATURDAY, 20/06/2009

EVENTS

ACLE. Social Club Hall, Bridewell Lane: 40s-80s family night with music, dancing and themed buffet, dressing for the era optional, 7.30-11.30pm £10 including raffle; proceeds East Coast Hospice Appeal.

BLOFIELD. Primary School: School fete - theme Around the World, Morris dancing, music, craft stalls, games, cream teas, barbecue, Pimms and beer tents, hog roast, quizzes and more, 12-4pm (guide dogs only).

CORTON. Pleasurewood Hill: Teddy Bear's Picnic for Break charity, meet Woody Bear and other teddy bears, bring picnic, make sure your teddy is dressed in their smartest outfit (prize for best), donkey rides, competitions, face painting, 12.30-2pm included in normal admission.

HAPPISBURGH. Church tower: Thomas Marshall Memorial Staircase open, weather and services permitting, 11am-4pm £2 (minimum height 4ft 7in).

Primary School: Summer fair and fun day, RNLI, stalls, games, bird of prey, cakes and refreshments, 12 noon, 07899802088.

HORSEY. Ross River Trips, The Staithe: Wildlife boat trip, one-hour trips, 10.30am, 11.45am, 1.30pm, 2.45pm and 4pm £6.50/senior citizens £6/children £5/family (2 adults, 2 children) £20, well-behaved dogs £1; bookings (before 10am on the day) and information 01692 598135.

MARTHAM. The Green: Methodist circuit fete, stalls, games and more, 10.30am-12 (in village hall if wet).

MAUTBY. Church Farm: Coffee evening, stalls, games, barbecue and more, 6pm; proceeds parish church.

OULTON BROAD. Broadlands, Borrow Road: Teddy Bears' Picnic and Strawberry Teas, zip wire rides for teddies, games, face painting, cakes, gardens, 2-4.30pm children £2 including picnic box, adults free, strawberry teas £3.50; proceeds Friends of Broadlands.

SOMERLEYTON. Dukes Head, Slug Lane: The Buckateers Society UK, social meeting, 11.30am; information 07922 1829304.

The Green: Primary School Summer Fete, stalls, games and more, 1pm-late £1 for parking.

SOUTH WALSHAM. St Mary's Church: Flower Festival - Times and Seasons, 10am-5pm.

THRIGBY. Thrigby Wildlife Park: Mayor of Yarmouth's Mid Summer Barbecue, with jazz band, magic and entrance into the wildlife park, 7-10pm £18/children £10/family ticket £50 (two adults, two children), 01493 846125; proceeds St Nicholas Church, Great Yarmouth Preservation Trust and Kingfisher Boxing Club.

FITNESS

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

LODDON. Jubilee Hall, George Lane: Martial arts - World Koong Joong Hapkido Association, all levels class for children and parents, watch or try, 9.30-11am, first class free, 07778 792869 (Lorne).

SHOWS

GREAT YARMOUTH. Hippodrome Circus, St George's Road: Area 51 the Musical - Great Yarmouth College Performing Arts Students, 7.30pm £10/concs £5, 01493 844172.

CONCERTS

GREAT YARMOUTH. St Nicholas Parish Church: Great Yarmouth Choral Society and Orchestra, programme - Haydn: Little Organ Mass; Poulenc: Gloria and excerpts from Mendlessohn's Elijah, 7.30pm £9/concs £8.

HICKLING. St Mary's Church: Saxonette, Big Band, jazz, Latin and classical rock, dancing in the aisles encouraged, 7.30pm £7 including refreshments, 01692 598907 or on door.

GIGS

BURGH ST. PETER. Waveney Inn: The Rockin' Johnnies, 8.30pm.

GORLESTON. Social Club: Rob Charles, 8.30pm.

HEMSBY. Seadell Bar: Budgie Coleman and the Mustard Band, 9pm.

HOPTON. Turnstone: Out of the Ashes (60s, rock 'n' roll, country, pop), 9pm.

LODDON. Swan Hotel: The Killer Tomatoes (70s-80s punk), 9pm.

OULTON BROAD. Flying Dutchman: Replica, 8.30pm.

Sports and Social Club: Barry's White, 8.30pm.

SEA PALLING. Reef Bar: Black Cadillac, 9pm-midnight. Black Cadillac, 9pm-midnight.

SUTTON. Sutton Staithe Hotel: Woolly Mammoths and the Edge Tones, 8pm-til late £5, 01692 404446; proceeds Kerry Greyhound Connection.

DANCES

BRADWELL. Community Centre, Mill Lane: Social dance with Pat and Dave, 7.30pm £3.

GORLESTON. Magdalen Methodist Church Hall: Children's beginners ballroom dance classes, 2.15pm.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Northgate Hospital Social Club: Ballroom and social sequence, 7.30-10.30pm £2.50 including refreshments, 01692 403591.

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. Social, sequence and ballroom, 7.30-10.30pm £3.

SALES

ACLE. Horners Auction Gallery: Antiques, fine art and collectables auction, 10am (viewing Fri 10am-8pm and on day from 9am).

ELLOUGH. Old Beccles heliport site: Farmers' market, 9am-1pm.

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

EXHIBITIONS

WROXHAM. St Mary's Church: Art Exhibition and sale, with flower display by Wroxham Flower Club, craft stalls, refreshments, 10am-5pm admission by catalogue £1.

SUNDAY, 21/06/2009

EVENTS

BLOFIELD. Gable End Cottage, Woodbastwick Road: Open garden, half-acre cottage garden, plant stall, raffle, tea, cakes and scones, dogs on leads, 2-5pm £2/children free; proceeds Hemblington Church.

BRUNDALL. Springdale Home. Cucumber Lane: Summer Praise, Songs of Praise 3pm followed by refreshments, collection for Springdale Home and Salvation Army.

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

St Nicholas' Church, Church Plain: Rows, Fishwives and Bodysnatchers guided walk, 2pm £3.50/children £1.50 (11-16), under 11s free, information 01493 846346.

HETHEL. Memorial Exhibition Museum: Father's Day special, Classic Team Lotus display, re-enactors, stalls, refreshments, car boot (bookings 01508 578665/01953 607147), 10am-4pm free.

HORSEY. Ross River Trips, The Staithe: Wildlife boat trip, one-hour trips, 10.30am, 11.45am, 1.30pm, 2.45pm and 4pm £6.50/senior citizens £6/children £5/family (2 adults, 2 children) £20, well-behaved dogs £1; bookings (before 10am on the day) and information 01692 598135.

LUDHAM. Horsefen Road: Wherry Albion open day, come on board and find out about the wherry, meet the crew, 10am-4pm.

Village: Open Gardens Day, 12 varied gardens on either side of Womack Water, free ferry boat ride and car park, classic cars, refreshments available, sorry no dogs, 11am-5pm £4/under 12s free; proceeds St Catherine's Church.

Womack Staithe: Wherry on view, 10am-5pm as part of Ludham Open Gardens Day.

SOUTH WALSHAM. St Mary's Church: Flower Festival - Times and Seasons, 10am-4pm including service 11am-12.

STALHAM. Museum of the Broads, The Staithe: Gorleston Model Boat Club static and on-water displays, 10am-4pm normal admission.

Wayford Bridge Hotel: The Happing Festival - Midsummer Walk, guided five mile walk, dogs welcome, 7.30am (optional breakfast £5), 01692 580525.

STRUMPSHAW. RSPB Strumpshaw Fen: Dragonflies and Butterflies, guided stroll through wildflower meadows to see dragonflies and butterflies, 2-4.30pm £5/children £3/RSPB members £3/£1.50; booking essential 01603 715191.

WROXHAM. Barton House Railway, Hartwell Road, off The Avenue: Miniature garden railway open day, rides on steam and electric trains, museum, tombola, refreshments, 2.30-5.30pm £2/children £1 or via boat from Wroxham Bridge £3/£1.50.

GIGS

UPTON. White Horse: Acoustic session and folk sing-around, 7.45 for 8pm

SALES

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

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

HOVETON. Village Hall: Car boot, set-up 7.30am, public 8am-12 pitches £5, 0789 5069784.

STALHAM. Stalham Town Football Club, Stepping Stone Lane: Car boot, sellers 9am, buyers 11am, 07796 964653 (Dave).

EXHIBITIONS

WROXHAM. St Mary's Church: Art Exhibition and sale, with flower display by Wroxham Flower Club, craft stalls, refreshments, 10am-5pm admission by catalogue £1.

MONDAY, 22/06/2009

EVENTS

GORLESTON. Oriel High School: Great Yarmouth Choral Society rehearsals for summer concert, new members welcome, 7.30pm.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Beatty Close Community Centre: Bingo, 6.30pm.

HORSEY. Ross River Trips, The Staithe: Wildlife boat trip, one-hour trips, 10.30am, 11.45am, 1.30pm, 2.45pm and 4pm £6.50/senior citizens £6/children £5/family (2 adults, 2 children) £20, well-behaved dogs £1; bookings (before 10am on the day) and information 01692 598135.

RANWORTH. Staithe: Wherry on view, 1-8pm.

FITNESS

BELTON. John Green Institute: Yoga, please bring 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.

DANCES

BELTON. King's Head: Line with Jane, beginners and improvers 8-10pm, 07788 408801.

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

Shrublands Community Centre, Hawthorn Road: Line with Jane, beginners and improvers 8-10pm, 07788 408801 (Jane).

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

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

TUESDAY, 23/06/2009

EVENTS

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

GORLESTON. Library, High Street: Glorious Gorleston 2 guided walk, 7pm £3.50/children £1.50 (11-16), under 11s free, information 01493 846346.

Library: Community Reiki group, 7-9pm £2 minimum donation for a 15-minute session, 01493 851308 after 4pm.

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

HORSEY. Ross River Trips, The Staithe: Wildlife boat trip, one-hour trips, 10.30am, 11.45am, 1.30pm, 2.45pm and 4pm £6.50/senior citizens £6/children £5/family (2 adults, 2 children) £20, well-behaved dogs £1; bookings (before 10am on the day) and information 01692 598135.

STALHAM. Library: Housing Advice from North Norfolk District Council and Victory Housing Trust, 2-4pm, drop in or phone for an appointment on 01692 580794.

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.

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

SHOWS

GORLESTON. Pavilion Theatre Gorleston, Pier Gardens: Showtime Summer Spectacular (variety), 7.45pm £15/concs £14, 01493 662832.

GIGS

GORLESTON. Shrublands Community Centre, Hawthorn Road: Great Yarmouth Folk and Music Club, new acts welcome, 8pm.

DANCES

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

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

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

Cobholm Community Centre, St Luke's Terrace: Tea dance, 2-4.30pm £2 including refreshments.

Conservative Club: Salsa with Alegria, class 8-11pm, 07710 205557.

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

ORMESBY. Bracecamp Hall: Dance/exercise class with Alegria, 9.15-10am 07716 062364.

STALHAM. High School: Line, basics 7pm, beginners 7.30pm, improvers 8.30pm £3.50 all night, 01692 536471.

WEDNESDAY, 24/06/2009

EVENTS

BECCLES. Blyburgate Hall: Beccles Flower Club, flower demonstration - Summer Miscellany, 7.15pm.

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.

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.

Beatty Close Community Centre: Bingo, 6.30pm.

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

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

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

HAPPISBURGH. Church tower: Thomas Marshall Memorial Staircase open, services and weather permitting, 11am-4pm £2 (minimum height 4ft 7in).

HORSEY. Ross River Trips, The Staithe: Wildlife boat trip, one-hour trips, 10.30am, 11.45am, 1.30pm, 2.45pm and 4pm £6.50/senior citizens £6/children £5/family (2 adults, 2 children) £20, well-behaved dogs £1; bookings (before 10am on the day) and information 01692 598135.

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

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.

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

SHOWS

GORLESTON. Pavilion Theatre Gorleston, Pier Gardens: Showtime Summer Spectacular (variety), 7.45pm £15/concs £14, 01493 662832.

DANCES

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

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

Shrublands Community Centre, Hawthorn Road: Line with Jane, bar available, beginners and improvers 8-10pm, 07788 408801.

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

Shrublands Youth and Adult Centre, Magdalen Way: Dead Easy Dance Group, sequence dancing and tuition including refreshments, 7-9.30pm.

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

HEMSBY. Village Hall: Dancing with Alegria, tap class 6.30-7.20pm, salsa class 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.

SALES

STRUMPSHAW. Garden behind Post Office, entrance in Goat Lane: The Ageless Market, local produce, plants, bric-a-brac, locally grown fruit and vegetables, locally brewed beer, flowers and arrangements, second-hand books, wine, cheese or ham ploughman's lunches, raffle, 3.30-8pm; proceeds Big C.

THURSDAY, 25/06/2009

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.

John Green Institute: Football Fever, for boys and girls in Reception Year groups, including school holidays, 5.30-6.30pm.

John Green Institute, Station Road: Belton History Society, slide show on Norwich 2nd Air Division.

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.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Town Hall, Hall Plain: Fish 'n' Ships on South Quay guided walk, 2pm £3.50/children £1.50 (11-16), under 11s free.

HORSEY. Ross River Trips, The Staithe: Wildlife boat trip, one-hour trips, 10.30am, 11.45am, 1.30pm, 2.45pm and 4pm £6.50/senior citizens £6/children £5/family (2 adults, 2 children) £20, well-behaved dogs £1; bookings (before 10am on the day) and information 01692 598135.

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

FITNESS

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

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

GIGS

CAISTER-ON-SEA. Green Gate Inn: Soul night playing classic 60s, 70s, Northern, funk and soul, 8pm-midnight.

WROXHAM. Broads Tours, Wroxham Bridge: Jazz cruise with the Climax Jazz Band, 7.30-10.15pm £11, booking essential, 01603 782207.

DANCES

CAISTER-ON-SEA. Holy Trinity Church Hall: Salsa with Alegria, beginners 8-9.30pm, 07716 062364.

CALIFORNIA. California Tavern: Salsa classes with Alegria, absolute beginners, 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. Cobholm Community Centre, St Luke's Terrace: Tea dance, 2-4.30pm £2 including refreshments.

HEMSBY. Seacroft Holiday Village, Beach Road: Ceroc modern jive, beginners and intermediates 7.30-10.30pm, 07801 492358.

SUTTON. Sutton Staithe Hotel: Salsa with Dance Cuban, 8pm £5/concs £4, 07711 286047.

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