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PUBLISHED: 17:38 23 July 2009 | UPDATED: 14:29 03 July 2010

FRIDAY, 24/07/2009

EVENTS

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

FRIDAY, 24/07/2009

EVENTS

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

LOWESTOFT. Seafront: Lowestoft Air Festival, featuring over four hours of flying with displays by the Red Arrows (11.30am), Eurofighter Typhoon, the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, a BAe Hawk solo jet, search and rescue helicopter and the Avro Vulcan also funfair, Meet the Pilots facility, flying displays finish by 5.30pm, fireworks display, £2 suggested minimum donation.

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: Celebrate (circus), 7.30pm £10-£16/senior citizens £12/children £10 and £9 (claim £5 off circus tickets towards parking charges), 01493 844172.

LOWESTOFT. Marina Theatre, The Marina: Singin' in the Rain (musical dance show), 7.30pm £27.50-£29.50/concs £26.50-£28.50, 01502 533200.

Seagull Theatre, Morton Road: A Night at the Musicals, 7.30pm £8/concs £7, 01502 562863.

GIGS

HEMSBY. Club Belle, Beach Road: Potty Paul's Krazy Karaoke, 7pm free.

Seadell Bar: Barry Lee, 8.30pm.

REEDHAM. Ferry Inn: The Water Rats Jazz Band, 12 noon.

Lord Nelson: Fo'c'sle, (folk band), 8.30pm.

WINTERTON-ON-SEA. Hermanus Leisure Centre: Hals Honky Tonk presents, the Budgie Colman Band, doors 7.30pm, music 8.30pm £5.

DANCES

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

SALES

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

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

LOWESTOFT. The Sails, High Street: Farmers' market, 9am-2pm.

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

SATURDAY, 25/07/2009

EVENTS

GREAT YARMOUTH. Time and Tide, Blackfriars Road: British Festival of Archaeology, activities, living history, presentations, finds identified, 10am-5pm £5.20/concs £4.40/young people (four-16) £3.80.

LUDHAM. Bridge: Wherry Yacht Charter Charitable Trust wherry on view, 5-7pm.

Church Room: Ludham Archive Group open day, photographs of Ludham past and present, 10am-4pm.

ORMESBY. Bracecamp Parish Hall: Village Show, classes of domestic, economy, needlework, crafts, decorative flowers and vegetables, 2pm.

SEA PALLING. Sea Horses, Beach Road: Summer fair, cakes, tombola, games, white elephant and craft stalls, proceeds to the church, 2-4pm.

SMALLBURGH. Village Hall: Fun dog show, novelty classes, raffle, tombola, refreshments, entry from 11am £1 per class, show starts 12 noon; proceeds Sight Club for Visually Handicapped.

FITNESS

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

SHOWS

GORLESTON. Pavilion Theatre Gorleston, Pier Gardens: St Trinians (musical play) by David Barrett, 2pm and 7.30pm £8/concs £6, 01493 662832.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Hippodrome Circus, St George's Road: Celebrate (circus), 2.30pm and 7.30pm £10-£16/senior citizens £12/children £10 and £9 (claim £5 off circus tickets towards parking charges), 01493 844172.

LOWESTOFT. Marina Theatre, The Marina: Singin' in the Rain (musical dance show), 2.30pm £25.50-£27.50/concs £24.50-£26.50 and 7.30pm £27.50-£29.50/concs £26.50-£28.50, 01502 533200.

Seagull Theatre, Morton Road: Smoking Mic Improv Night (Whose Line Is It Anyway?-style comedy), 7.30pm £5, 01502 562863.

CONCERTS

GORLESTON. Lowestoft Road Methodist Church: Music Hath Charms - recital by John Farmer (organ and piano) and Mary Hardy-Green (soprano), programme of light organ music, new and old, 7.30pm £3.50/accompanied children free, 01493 668646, 661059 or on door; proceeds church development fund.

GIGS

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

CALIFORNIA. California Tavern: Lou and the Diamonds (60s), 8.30pm.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Allens Bar: Raw Edge, 8.30pm.

HEMSBY. Club Belle, Beach Road: Utopia, supported by Potty Paul, 7pm.

Seadell Bar: Memphis Index, 9pm.

DANCES

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

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

SALES

BELTON. John Green Institute, Station Road: Grand bargain sale, including books, bric-a-brac etc, 10am-12.

CORTON. Methodist Church Hall: Waveney Craft Group craft fair, 9am-4pm free but donations to British Heart Foundation welcome.

REPPS WITH BASTWICK. Village Hall: Farmers' market, 9am-1pm.

SUNDAY, 26/07/2009

EVENTS

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

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

LINGWOOD. Village Hall: Fete, all the usual attractions, 2-4.30pm 50p/children free.

LUDHAM. How Hill: Wherry Yacht Charter Charitable Trust wherry on view, 11.30am-3pm.

OULTON BROAD. Nicholas Everitt Park: National Parks Week - Picnic in the Park, environmental activities, guided walks, canoeing, Nutmeg Puppet shows, displays, crafts, local produce and more, bring picnic, 11am-4pm.

SOUTH WALSHAM. Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden: Music by Ben Weston, 2-4pm included in garden entry (open 10am-5pm).

STRUMPSHAW. RSPB Strumpshaw Fen: Wind in the willows family fun day, pond dipping, bug hunts, Wind in the Willows trail, make a mask of your favourite character, wild art and more, 11am-4pm free.

SHOWS

GREAT YARMOUTH. Hippodrome Circus, St George's Road: Celebrate (circus), 2.30pm and 7.30pm £10-£16/senior citizens £12/children £10 and £9 (claim £5 off circus tickets towards parking charges), 01493 844172.

CONCERTS

GORLESTON. Bandstand: NJP Trio, 2-4pm.

GIGS

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

HEMSBY. Seadell Bar: Karaoke, 9pm.

REEDHAM. Lord Nelson: John Collerick and friends (folk), musicians welcome, 8pm. Jon Collerick and Friends, musicians welcome, 8pm.

SOMERLEYTON. Duke's Head: Sam and Daisy, 1pm.

DANCES

LOWESTOFT. Waveney Leisure Centre, Water Lane: Salsa with Alegria, class 7.30pm, 07710 205557.

SALES

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

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

LUDHAM. Village Hall: Car boot and table top, set-up 8.30am, public 9.30am-1pm pitches/tables £3 (in aid of East Anglian Air Ambulance), 01692 678618.

OULTON BROAD. Wherry Hotel: Stamp and postcard fair, 10am-4pm.

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

WINTERTON-ON-SEA. Village Hall: Village garage sale, maps £1, 10.30am-4pm.

MONDAY, 27/07/2009

EVENTS

BRUNDALL. The Yare PH: Fiddlesticks Clog dancing, 8pm.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Great Yarmouth Racecourse: Horse racing, first race 2.30pm, last race 5.30pm, prices from £12.

The Tolhouse: Meet the Gaoler, guided tour around the town's oldest civic building, 2pm £3.30/concs £2.80/young people (four-16) £1.80.

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.

LOWESTOFT. Waveney Women's Heath Information Centre, 4 Bevan Street East: Energies, Aura and Reiki workshop, talk and demonstration, 10am £5, 01502 561816.

STALHAM. Library: Here Be Dragons, stories and activities for children aged five plus, 10.30-11.30am.

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.

SHOWS

GORLESTON. Pavilion Theatre Gorleston, Pier Gardens: Phantom & The Musicals (songs from the shows), 8pm £16.50/concs £16, 01493 662832.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Hippodrome Circus, St George's Road: Celebrate (circus), 2.30pm and 7.30pm £10-£16/senior citizens £12/children £10 and £9 (claim £5 off circus tickets towards parking charges), 01493 844172.

GIGS

HEMSBY. Club Belle, Beach Road: Potty Paul's Krazy Karaoke, 7pm free.

Seadell Bar: Neil Francis, 9pm.

DANCES

GORLESTON. Shrublands Community Centre, Hawthorne Road: Line with Jane, beginners and improvers 8-10pm, 07788 408801.

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

KESSINGLAND. Sports and Social Centre, Francis Road: Ceroc modern jive, beginners and intermediates 7.30-10.30pm, 07801 492358.

LOWESTOFT. Beaconsfield Club, Surrey Street: Salsa with Alegria, class 8-11pm, 07710 205557.

TUESDAY, 28/07/2009

EVENTS

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

CORTON. Methodist Church Hall: Craft fair, wheelchair access, 9.30am-3pm free; proceeds to British Heart Foundation.

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.

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

GREAT YARMOUTH. Time and Tide, Blackfriars Road: Hand puppets craft activity for children, make a Galapagos tortoise hand puppet, 12-4pm £5.20/concs £4.40/young people (four-16) £3.80 including museum entry.

Town Hall, Hall Plain: Fish 'n' Ships on South Quay guided walk, 7pm £3.50/children £1.50 (11-16), under 11s free.

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

LOWESTOFT. Bluenotes 2, Claremont Pier: National Council for Divorced and Separated, 8pm-12, members £2.50, guests £3, 01502 587226.

MARTHAM. Village Hall: Clairvoyance with Janice Brook (Kent), 7.30pm £6.

FITNESS

CARLTON COLVILLE. Carlton Colville Community Centre, Hall Road: Keep fit for ages 50 plus, 1.45-2.45pm, 01502 562953 (Norma).

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, 7.45pm £15/concs £14, 01493 662832.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Hippodrome Circus, St George's Road: Celebrate (circus), 2.30pm and 7.30pm £10-£16/senior citizens £12/children £10 and £9 (claim £5 off circus tickets towards parking charges), 01493 844172.

CONCERTS

Reedham. Saint John the Baptist Church: A feast of early music concert by the Longslade Consort, 7.30pm £5/£2.50 concessions/under 18s free.

GIGS

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

HEMSBY. Club Belle, Beach Road: Matt Wisby (vocalist and comedy), 7pm free.

Seadell Bar: Karaoke, 9pm.

RACKHEATH. Green Man: Gilad Atzmon (alto sax/clarinet) with the Mike Capocci Trio, 8.30pm.

DANCES

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

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

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

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

SALES

CORTON. Methodist Church Hall: Waveney Craft Group craft fair, 9.30am-4pm free but donations to British Heart Foundation welcome.

LODDON. The Hollies: Loddon Country Market, 9.15-10.45am.

STALHAM. Town Hall: Table top, 8am-12.15pm.

WEDNESDAY, 29/07/2009

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.

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.

Time and Tide, Blackfriars Road: Sundials craft activity for children, design a sundial, 12-4pm £5.20/concs £4.40/young people (four-16) £3.80 including museum entry.

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.

Books Inside, Market Gates Shopping Centre: Spooky Summer evening with Richard Felix of Most Haunted fame, talking about his Norfolk Ghosts DVD, 7-8pm £1 from venue or 01493 850777.

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.

LUDHAM. How Hill: Family fun days, pond dipping, make clay models and junk jewellery, thatch your own roof, orienteering with hidden treasure to be found, art competition, nature trail, suitable for children aged four-12, £5pp (adults and children), under fours free; booking essential 01692 678555.

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, 7.45pm £15/concs £14, 01493 662832.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Arena, Marine Parade: Legends Summer Show 2009 (tribute show to the top stars of music), 7.30pm £10, 01493 844447.

Hippodrome Circus, St George's Road: Celebrate (circus), 2.30pm and 7.30pm £10-£16/senior citizens £12/children £10 and £9 (claim £5 off circus tickets towards parking charges), 01493 844172.

LOWESTOFT. Seagull Theatre, Morton Road: Fabba (tribute show) - Lowestoft Centre of Young People with Learning Disabilities, 2pm £5, 01502 562863.

GIGS

GREAT YARMOUTH. Time and Tide, Blackfriars Road: Musical entertainment with Scraps, 6.30-8pm in the Silver Darlings Cafe.

HEMSBY. Seadell Bar: Gary Only, 9pm.

REEDHAM. Lord Nelson: John Collerick and friends (folk), musicians welcome, 8.30pm.

DANCES

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

GORLESTON. Shrublands Community Centre, Hawthorne Road: Line with Jane, beginners and improvers 8-10pm, 07788 408801.

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

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

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

THURSDAY, 30/07/2009

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.

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. 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.

Star Hotel, Hall Quay: Eerie Tales and Yarmouth Yarns ghost walk, unsuitable for under sevens, 7-9.30pm £6.50/children £3.50 (7-16) £3.50, booking essential, 01493 846346.

The Tolhouse: Meet the Gaoler, guided tour around the town's oldest civic building, 2pm £3.30/concs £2.80/young people (four-16) £1.80.

Time and Tide, Blackfriars Road: Meet the Gaoler, join Victorian gaoler for tour, 2pm £3.30/concs £2.80/young people (four-16) £1.80 including museum entry.

LOWESTOFT. Bluenotes, Claremont Pier: Just Good Friends social group (over 35s), meet for various activities, functions, outings, non profit making, 7.30-11pm, 07968 2962940.

LUDHAM. How Hill: Family fun days, pond dipping, make clay models and junk jewellery, thatch your own roof, orienteering with hidden treasure to be found, art competition, nature trail, suitable for children aged four-12, £5pp (adults and children), under fours free; booking essential 01692 678555.

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.

SHOWS

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

GREAT YARMOUTH. Hippodrome Circus, St George's Road: Celebrate (circus), 2.30pm and 7.30pm £10-£16/senior citizens £12/children £10 and £9 (claim £5 off circus tickets towards parking charges), 01493 844172.

LOWESTOFT. Seagull Theatre, Morton Road: Fabba (tribute show) - Lowestoft Centre of Young People with Learning Disabilities, 2pm £5, 01502 562863.

GIGS

CAISTER-ON-SEA. Green Gate Inn: Soul night, 8pm-midnight.

HEMSBY. Seadell Bar: Karaoke, 9pm.

REEDHAM. Lord Nelson: Blues Folk and Beyond acoustic session, musicians welcome, 8.30pm.

DANCES

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

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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