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PUBLISHED: 15:48 06 August 2010 | UPDATED: 11:55 16 September 2010

FRIDAY, 06/08/2010

EVENTS

ACLE. St Edmund's Church: Open Churches Week: Exhibition of work by parishioners, coffee and lunches from 12-1pm, teas during afternoon, church open 10am-4pm.

FRIDAY, 06/08/2010

EVENTS

ACLE. St Edmund's Church: Open Churches Week: Exhibition of work by parishioners, coffee and lunches from 12-1pm, teas during afternoon, church open 10am-4pm.

BLOFIELD. SS Andrew and Peter's Church: Open Churches Week, open 8.30am-4pm.

BURGH CASTLE. SS Peter and Paul's Church: Open Churches Week, exhibition and prayer discovery trail, 10am-5pm.

CAISTER. Caister Council Hall: Cash bingo, doors open 6.45pm, eyes down 7.30pm,all welcome

FREETHORPE. All Saints' Church: Open Churches Week - Photography Exhibition, 8am-sunset; traditional music concert during evening; information 01493 700256.

GREAT YARMOUTH. St Nicholas' Church: Elizabethan music, dance and entertainment organised by Palliative Care East, 7.30pm, £10 including buffet.

The Priory Centre: Ageless Opportunities over 25s 'youth club' for the unemployed looking for work, 2pm-4pm.

GORLESTON. Kingfisher Room at the Seagulls Sure Start Children's Centre: Healthy Start baby café, providing help and information for breastfeeding parents, 1pm-3pm.

LOWESTOFT. Gunton St Peter Parish Church, Gunton Church Lane: Open Churches Week, church open for tea and coffee, water and biscuits for dogs, 10am-4pm.

South Pier: Lowestoft Sea Anglers' Carnival Fishing Match, 7-9.30pm.

LUDHAM. St Catherine's Church: Open Churches Week, exhibitions relating to Ludham during the second world war, stalls, art displays, treasures, 10am-5pm.

ORMESBY. St Michael's Church: Open Churches Week, stained glass featured on the 2009 Christmas stamp, 2-4pm.

OULTON BROAD. St Mark's Church Centre, Bridge Street: RSPB Lowestoft and District Local Group, illustrated talk - Koalas, Kangeroos and Kookaburras, 7.15 for 7.30pm visitors £2.50.

SHOWS

GREAT YARMOUTH. Hippodrome Circus, St George's Road: Fearless, summer circus and water spectacular, 7.30pm £12.50-£17.50/pensioners £13/under 14s £10-£11, 01493 844172.

LOWESTOFT. Seagull Theatre, Morton Road: Macbeth (tragedy) by Shakespeare - Fabba, 7.30pm £8 and £6, 01502 562863.

CONCERTS

GREAT YARMOUTH. St Nicholas Church, Market Place: Concert version of Elizabethan Music, Dance and Entertainment, including cheese, pate and fruit buffet, bar available, come in Elizabethan or Medieval costumes (optional), 7.30pm £10, tickets from the Priory Centre, Market Place, information on 01493 665287; proceeds Palliative Care, James Paget Hospital, Gorleston.

FITNESS

CAISTER. Caister Youth Centre: Chair based exercise, 1.30-2.30pm, £2.50.

GREAT YARMOUTH. New bodies Fitness Centre, King Street: Learn to Tango, 7.45pm -9.15pm, 01493 853375.

Fitness 2000, Southtown road: seated exercise with the MS Society, 11am-noon, £2.50 (bus nos, 8,8A).

GIGS

BURGH CASTLE. Burgh Hall Holiday Complex, Lords Lane: Polaris (60s-70s pop plus rock 'n' roll), 8.30pm.

HEMSBY. Seadell Bar: Paul Davis, 9pm.

REEDHAM. Lord Nelson: Fever Karaoke, 8.30pm.

STALHAM. Grebe Hotel: Honeydripper (r&b), 9pm.

DANCES

GREAT YARMOUTH. Conservative Club: Salsa with Alegria, class 8.15-10.30pm, 07716 062364.

SALES

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

FRITTON. Myhill's Nurseries, Beccles Road: Car boot, 6pm-dusk.

HOPTON. The Old Vicarage Residential Home, Warren Road: Craft fair, plus teas/coffees, 10.30am.

STALHAM. Stalham Town Football Club, Stepping Stone Lane: Car boot, sellers 9am, buyers 11am, no dogs walking, 07796 964653 (Dave).

WINTERTON-ON-SEA. Village Hall and Church Room, Beach Road: Annual craft fair, paintings, woodcraft, cross stitch, knits, glassware, ceramics, jewellery, toys, plant pot, refreshments, 10am-4pm.

SATURDAY, 07/08/2010

EVENTS

ACLE. St Edmund's Church: Open Churches Week: Exhibition of work by parishioners, coffee and lunches from 12-1pm, teas during afternoon, church open 10am-4pm.

BLOFIELD. Parish Church: Local History Day, displays of photographs, maps and old documents, find out the village's link with the Paston family, newly published local book available, 11am-5pm.

SS Andrew and Peter's Church: Open Churches Week - Local History Day, 8.30am-4pm.

BURGH CASTLE. SS Peter and Paul's Church: Open Churches Week, exhibition and prayer discovery trail, 10am-5pm.

CORTON. St Bartholomew's Church: Open Churches Week, exhibition by the Corton Textile Group, 10am-4pm.

FREETHORPE. All Saints' Church: Open Churches Week - Photography Exhibition, 8am-sunset.

HOPTON. Parish Church: Open Churches Week, exhibition of paintings by Geoffrey Chatten, fine beadwork display, working model railway, slide show of Yarmouth outer harbour, children's activities, refreshments, 10am-4pm.

LOWESTOFT. Royal Green, Sea Front: Lowestoft Carnival - Children's Fun Day, children's sports (10.30am and 3pm), Lowestoft Dog Agility Display Team (11am and 2.30pm), Totally Wicked Dance Group (11.30am), Carnival Mascot Race (1pm), children's fancy dress (1.30pm), Mirage belly dancing group (2pm), Ambassadors of Borrowash Carnival Band display (3.30pm) plus stalls, community police, fire engine, Andy the Clown, Tumble Tots, children's games, Hospital Radio Yare, 10am-5pm.

LUDHAM. St Catherine's Church: Open Churches Week, exhibitions relating to Ludham during the second world war, stalls, art displays, treasures, 10am-5pm.

MARTHAM. Village Hall: Art Exhibition, plus art books, DVDs, videos and raffle, refreshments available, 10am-4pm; proceeds Palliative Care at the James Paget Hospital, Gorleston.

ORMESBY. St Michael's Church: Open Churches Week, stained glass featured on the 2009 Christmas stamp, 2-4pm.

STRUMPSHAW. RSPB Strumpshaw Fen: Pond Life Workshop for adults, grab a net and learn about the underwater creatures that thrive in ponds, 10.30am-12.30pm £3/RSPB members £1; booking essential 01603 715191.

FITNESS

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

SHOWS

GORLESTON. Pavilion Theatre Gorleston, Pier Gardens: Mimi and the Boy - Sue Hodge's one-woman show, 7.30pm £12.50/concs £11/children and students £6, 01493 662832.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Hippodrome Circus, St George's Road: Fearless, summer circus and water spectacular, 2.30pm and 7.30pm £12.50-£17.50/pensioners £13/under 14s £10-£11, 01493 844172.

CONCERTS

LUDHAM. St Catherine's Church: St Catherine's Singers, concert marking the 65th anniversary of the end of the second world war, with songs and music from the era, 7.30pm £7, 01692 678247.

GIGS

HEMSBY. Club Belle, Belle Aire, Beach Road: Polaris (60s-70s pop/rock, 50s rock 'n' roll), 3pm.

Seadell Bar: The Wild Ones (60s), 9pm.

MARTHAM. King's Arms: Help for Heroes Weekend featuring nostalgic music and 80s disco, 8.30pm.

DANCES

GREAT YARMOUTH. Lichfield Community Centre, Suffolk Road: Children's ballroom and Latin American dance classes, 2.15-3.15pm, £3. Contact 01493 445767.

SALES

HOVETON. Wroxham Barns: Farmers' market, 10am-2pm.

STALHAM. Swan PH car park: Outdoor market, cakes, scones, plants and vegetables, 9am-12.

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

SUNDAY, 08/08/2010

EVENTS

ACLE. St Edmund's Church: Open Churches Week: Exhibition of work by parishioners, teas available, 12.15-4pm.

BLOFIELD. SS Andrew and Peter's Church: Open Churches Week, open 8.30am-4pm.

BURGH CASTLE. SS Peter and Paul's Church: Open Churches Week, exhibition and prayer discovery trail, 10am-5pm.

CORTON. St Bartholomew's Church: Open Churches Week, exhibition by the Corton Textile Group, 12-4pm.

FREETHORPE. All Saints' Church: Open Churches Week - Photography Exhibition, 8am-sunset.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Time and Tide Museum of Great Yarmouth Life, Blackfriars Road: Sunday Service, music, dance, circus skills workshops and other activities, 10am-5pm £4.50/concs £3.80/young people (4-16) £3.30.

HOPTON. Parish Church: Open Churches Week, exhibition of paintings by Geoffrey Chatten, fine beadwork display, working model railway, slide show of Yarmouth outer harbour, children's activities, refreshments, 12-4pm.

LUDHAM. Old Vicarage Nursing Home grounds: Village Fete, stalls and side shows, exhibition in St Catherine's Church, special attractions, teas, ice-creams, 2.30pm.

St Catherine's Church: Open Churches Week, exhibitions relating to Ludham during the second world war, stalls, art displays, treasures, 10am-5pm.

MARTHAM. Village Hall: Art Exhibition, plus art books, DVDs, videos and raffle, refreshments available, 10am-4pm; proceeds Palliative Care at the James Paget Hospital, Gorleston.

ORMESBY. St Michael's Church: Open Churches Week, stained glass featured on the 2009 Christmas stamp, 2-4pm.

OULTON BROAD. The Boulevard, Nicholas Everitt Park: Artists' Boulevard, local artists and photographers displaying their work, weather permitting, 10am-4pm.

SOUTH WALSHAM. Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden: Music with Touch the Earth, 2-4pm £5/concs £4.50/children £2.50/under 5s free (includes garden entry from 10am-5pm).

STRUMPSHAW. Plovers Hill, Buckenham Road: Garden open for National Gardens Scheme, one acre with award winning orangery, lawn hedged with yew, herbaceous borders, trees, kitchen garden, orchard, sculpture and water feature, 11am-5pm £3/children free.

SHOWS

GREAT YARMOUTH. Hippodrome Circus, St George's Road: Fearless, summer circus and water spectacular, 2.30pm and 7.30pm £12.50-£17.50/pensioners £13/under 14s £10-£11, 01493 844172.

GIGS

HEMSBY. Seadell Bar: Karaoke, 9pm.

MARTHAM. King's Arms: Help for Heroes Weekend featuring nostalgic music and 80s disco, 8.30pm.

REEDHAM. Lord Nelson: Jon Collorick folk night, 8.30pm.

SALES

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

FRITTON. Myhill's Nurseries, Beccles Road: Car boot, 9am-1pm.

LUDHAM. Village Hall: Car boot and table top, set-up 8am, public 9.30am-1pm tables £3 (proceeds East Anglian Air Ambulance), 01692 678618.

STALHAM. Stalham Town Football Club, Stepping Stone Lane: Car boot, sellers 9am, buyers 11am, no dogs walking, 07796 964653 (Dave).

MONDAY, 09/08/2010

EVENTS

GREAT YARMOUTH. Time and Tide Museum of Great Yarmouth Life, Blackfriars Road: Circus Skills workshop for children with Rollo, 11am, 1.30pm, 2.30pm and 3.30pm £4.50/concs £3.80/ages 4-16 £3.30 including tea or coffee and museum admission.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Priory Centre next to St Nicholas' Church: Wellbeing sessions; spend some time with yourself, 1-2pm, £2, contact Rachael Hardie on 01493 743000.

LINGWOOD. King's Head: Quiz, with nibbles and prizes, teams up to four, 8pm £1pp.

FITNESS

BRADWELL. Mill Lane Community Centre: Chinto karate group with fourth dan instructor Tracy Pillar, 5yrs to adult, 5.45-6.45pm.

SUTTON. Infant School: Studio Cycling (Spinning), 6.15pm, circuit training, 7.15pm, 01603 782343.

SHOWS

GREAT YARMOUTH. Hippodrome Circus, St George's Road: Fearless, summer circus and water spectacular, 2.30pm and 7.30pm £12.50-£17.50/pensioners £13/under 14s £10-£11, 01493 844172.

GIGS

HEMSBY. Seadell Bar: Ronnie Cerol, 9pm.

DANCES

HOVETON. Village Hall: Line with Patsy, basics 7pm, beginners 7.30pm, improvers 8.30pm, £4 all night, 07884 197638.

TUESDAY, 10/08/2010

EVENTS

GREAT YARMOUTH. Time and Tide Museum of Great Yarmouth Life, Blackfriars Road: Children's craft activities, 12-4pm £4.50/concs £3.80/ages 4-16 £3.30 including tea or coffee and museum admission.

HORNING. Lower Street: Wherry Albion Open Day, 10am-4.30pm.

Village Hall: The Get Together Club for over 50s, 2.30pm, 01692 631252.

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

UPTON. Village Hall: Upton Horticultural Society, talk - Out of Africa, 7.45pm visitors £2.50.

SHOWS

GORLESTON. Pavilion Theatre Gorleston, Pier Gardens: Showtime Summer Spectacular (family variety) - Gypsy Productions, 7.45pm £15/concs £14/children £5, 01493 662832.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Hippodrome Circus, St George's Road: Fearless, summer circus and water spectacular, 2.30pm and 7.30pm £12.50-£17.50/pensioners £13/under 14s £10-£11, 01493 844172.

GIGS

HEMSBY. Seadell Bar: Mel Stevens, 9pm.

HORNING. New Inn: Open mic night, 8.30pm.

DANCES

GREAT YARMOUTH. Conservative Club: Salsa with Alegria, class 8-11pm, 07716 062364.

Northgate Hospital Social Club, Northgate Street: Ballroom and sequence dance, 2-4.15pm, 01692 403591.

STALHAM. High School: Line with Patsy, basics 7pm, beginners 7.30pm, improvers 8.30pm, £4 all night, 07884 197638.

FITNESS

GORLESTON. Shrublands Youth and Adult Centre: Keep fit class incorporating basic martial arts moves to music, 9.30-10.30am.

SALES

CORTON. Playing Field: Car boot, sellers 7.30am £6 pitch, no market trades, public 8am-1pm.

Playing field: Car boot, set-up from 7.30am, public 8am-1pm pitches £6 (no market traders), 01502 731358.

HOPTON. St Margret's Church: Craft Fayre with donations to Macmillan Cancer Care, 10am-3pm, free.

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

WEDNESDAY, 11/08/2010

EVENTS

GREAT YARMOUTH. Great Yarmouth Racecourse: Horse racing, first race 2.20pm, last race 5.35pm £20 and £13, 01493 842527 or www.greatyarmouth-racecourse.co.uk.

The Jetty, Marine Parade: Summer Fireworks, family entertainment from 8pm, fireworks 10pm free entry.

The Rumbold Arms PH, Southtown Road: RAOB Pride of Great Yarmouth Lodge meet, 8pm

Christchurch, King Street: Women's Fellowship weekly meeting, 2.30pm.

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

Great Yarmouth Library: Free and confidential health check with community health trainers, 2.30-4.15pm.

ROLLESBY. Holly Farm, Low Road: Coffee morning and garden fete, cakes, new goods, tombola, craft stalls, games, refreshments, 10am-12; proceeds Norfolk Methodist Circuit, Martham Methodist Church, Rollesby Village Hall and Teenage Cancer Trust.

SOUTH WALSHAM. Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden: Razz Day, children's afternoon with Razz the clown and Auntie Pearl, 2-4pm £5/concs £4.50/children £2.50/under 5s free (includes garden entrance from 10am-5pm).

WOODBASTWICK. Bure Marshes Car Park, off Ferry Road: Flying Jewels of the Wetland, guided two mile walk looking for dragonflies, damselflies and butterflies, includes children's Wildlife Biodiversity Quiz and prize, 2-4pm free.

WROXHAM. Broads Tours, The Bridge: Boogie Nights boat trip, boogie and jive disco, 7.30-10pm £12; booking essential 01603 782207. Boogie Nights cruise, disco evening, 7.30-10pm £12; booking essential 01603 782207.

FITNESS

GREAT YARMOUTH. Kings centre, Queen Anne's road: seated exercise, 1.15-2.30pm, £1, (bus nos. 8,8A).

SHOWS

GORLESTON. Pavilion Theatre Gorleston, Pier Gardens: Showtime Summer Spectacular (family variety) - Gypsy Productions, 7.45pm £15/concs £14/children £5, 01493 662832.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Hippodrome Circus, St George's Road: Fearless, summer circus and water spectacular, 2.30pm and 7.30pm £12.50-£17.50/pensioners £13/under 14s £10-£11, 01493 844172.

GIGS

HEMSBY. Seadell Bar: Micky Take, 9pm.

REEDHAM. Lord Nelson: Folk jam with Jon Collorick, 8.30pm.

DANCES

BRADWELL. Community Centre: Tap and exercise, 7.30-8.30pm, 07906 520651.

THURSDAY, 12/08/2010

EVENTS

GREAT YARMOUTH. Star Hotel, Hall Quay: Eerie Tales and Yarmouth Yarns guided walk, 2.5 hours, unsuitable for under sevens, 7pm £6.50/children £3.50 (7-16) including entry to The Potteries, booking essential, 01493 846343.

FITNESS

CATFIELD. Village Hall: Circuit Training, 8.15pm, 01603 782343. Studio Cycling (Spinning), 7.15pm, 01603 782343.

SHOWS

GORLESTON. Pavilion Theatre Gorleston, Pier Gardens: Showtime Summer Spectacular (family variety) - Gypsy Productions, 7.45pm £15/concs £14/children £5, 01493 662832.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Hippodrome Circus, St George's Road: Fearless, summer circus and water spectacular, 2.30pm and 7.30pm £12.50-£17.50/pensioners £13/under 14s £10-£11, 01493 844172.

GIGS

HEMSBY. Seadell Bar: Karaoke, 9pm.

REEDHAM. Lord Nelson: Jamming session with Carl, Danny and Kat, 8.30pm.

DANCES

GORLESTON. James Paget Hospital Burrage Centre: Salsa with Alegria, beginners 8pm, 07710 205557.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Lichfield Community Centre, Suffolk Road: Adult beginners ballroom and Latin American dance classes, 7.15-8.15pm, £2.50. Contact 01493 445767.

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

SALES

ACLE. Horners Acle Saleground, Old Norwich Road: Country auction and traditional market, 9am.

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