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PUBLISHED: 09:48 18 December 2009 | UPDATED: 15:58 03 July 2010

FRIDAY, 18/12/2009

EVENTS

FRITTON. Village Hall: Bingo, 7.30pm.

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

FRIDAY, 18/12/2009

EVENTS

FRITTON. Village Hall: Bingo, 7.30pm.

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

WROXHAM. Roys of Wroxham: Christmas Food and Drink Fayre, showcase by 20 local food and drink producers, free tastings, recipe tips and more, 10am-4pm.

FITNESS

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

SHOWS

GORLESTON. Pavilion Theatre Gorleston, Pier Gardens: Dick Whittington (pantomime), 10am and 7.30pm £12/concs £10/children £8/family ticket £36, 01493 662832.

GIGS

WINTERTON-ON-SEA. Hermanus Leisure Centre: Hals Honky Tonk presents Nashville Numbers - Christmas party, doors 7.30pm, music 8.30-11.30pm £5.

DANCES

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

REEDHAM. Village Hall: Nice 'n' Easty ballroom, sequence, 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.

SATURDAY, 19/12/2009

EVENTS

BRUNDALL. Memorial Hall and village centre locations: Brundall Christmas Festival, Father Christmas with two real reindeer, children's entertainers, musical performances, barbecue and other light refreshments, raffle, procession from church at 10am, festival runs 10am-4pm; pre-book tickets to see Father Christmas (charge) at Brundall Pet and Hardware on 01603 714341.

LOWESTOFT. The Depot, 8 Hadenham Road: Christmas Craft Afternoon for young children accompanied by their parents or carers, craft activities plus stalls in aid of a housing project in South Africa, 2-4pm 50p per child.

REEDHAM. Village Hall: Film screening of Miracle on 34th Street (1994, Richard Attenborough), 7pm £3/senior citizens and children under 16 £2, 01493 701107 or on door.

SOUTH BURLINGHAM. Parish Church: Exhibition of over 600 Nativity sets from around the world and over the centuries, 10am-3pm.

WROXHAM. Bridge: Santa Cruise with Broads Tours, children's Christmas quiz, drawing and colouring competitions, mulled wine, mince pies, festive cookie and soft drinks, gift from Santa for children, 11am, 1pm or 3pm £9.50pp; booking essential 01603 782207.

Roys of Wroxham: Christmas Food and Drink Fayre, showcase by 20 local food and drink producers, free tastings, recipe tips and more, 10am-4pm.

FITNESS

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

SHOWS

BURGH ST PETER. St Mary's Church: The Good Shepherd (musical adaptation of the Nativity story), 3.30pm free admission, donations welcome.

GORLESTON. Pavilion Theatre Gorleston, Pier Gardens: Dick Whittington (pantomime), 2.30pm and 7.30pm £12/concs £10/children £8/family ticket £36, 01493 662832.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Hippodrome Circus, St George's Road: Christmas Spectacular (circus), 2.30pm and 6.30pm £10-£16/senior citizens £12 all seats/children (under 14) £10 all seats, 01493 844172.

LOWESTOFT. Marina Theatre, The Marina: Cinderella (pantomime), Sat 2pm and 7pm £5-£15.50/concs £5 and £9.50/family ticket £50 (4 people, on £15.50 seats only), 01502 533200.

CONCERTS

STALHAM. St Mary's Church: The Jay Singers - Good Tidings We Bring, family concert featuring popular music and new work, 3pm £5/accompanied children free; 01692 580250.

GIGS

HEMSBY. Seadell Bar: Danny and the Seniors, 9pm.

LODDON. Swan: Get Carter (modern rock), 9pm. Mister Pink, 8.30pm.

DANCES

GREAT YARMOUTH. Litchfield Community Centre, Southtown: Children's ballroom dance classes, 2.15pm, 01493 445767.

SALES

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

SUNDAY, 20/12/2009

EVENTS

GORLESTON. Pavilion Theatre: Carol service, led by Mike Simms, minister at Cliff Park Community Church, refreshments available, 10.30am.

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

LUDHAM. How Hill National Nature Reserve: Winter at How Hill, boat trip on the Electric Eel, short walk to bird hide, glass of mulled apple juice and mince at Toad Hall Cottage afterwards, suitable for children aged eight plus, 9.30am-1pm £8.50/children £6.50/family £25; booking essential 01603 610734 .

SOUTH BURLINGHAM. Parish Church: Exhibition of over 600 Nativity sets from around the world and over the centuries, 12-3pm.

WROXHAM. Bridge: Santa Cruise with Broads Tours, children's Christmas quiz, drawing and colouring competitions, mulled wine, mince pies, festive cookie and soft drinks, gift from Santa for children, 11am, 1pm or 3pm £9.50pp; booking essential 01603 782207.

SHOWS

GORLESTON. Pavilion Theatre Gorleston, Pier Gardens: Dick Whittington (pantomime), 2pm and 5.30pm £12/concs £10/children £8/family ticket £36, 01493 662832.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Hippodrome Circus, St George's Road: Christmas Spectacular (circus), 2.30pm and 6.30pm £10-£16/senior citizens £12 all seats/children (under 14) £10 all seats, 01493 844172.

LOWESTOFT. Marina Theatre, The Marina: Cinderella (pantomime), 1pm and 5pm £5-£15.50/concs £5 and £9.50/family ticket £50 (4 people, on £15.50 seats only), 01502 533200.

SALES

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

MONDAY, 21/12/2009

EVENTS

BELTON. Village Green Children's Centre: Play and Weigh, drop-in baby clinic, 1.30-3pm, 01493 669676.

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.

LODDON. Lecture Hall, George Lane: Village Screen presents It's a Wonderful Life (U), 7pm £4, 01508 522020.

STALHAM. Library: Christmas Angel story time, listen to stories and make an angel, for children aged 10 and under (under eights must be accompanied by adult), 10.30-11.15am.

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: Dick Whittington (pantomime), 2.30pm and 7.30pm £12/concs £10/children £8/family ticket £36, 01493 662832.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Hippodrome Circus, St George's Road: Christmas Spectacular (circus), 2.30pm and 6.30pm £10-£16/senior citizens £12 all seats/children (under 14) £10 all seats, 01493 844172.

LOWESTOFT. Marina Theatre, The Marina: Cinderella (pantomime), 2pm and 7pm £5-£15.50/concs £5 and £9.50/family ticket £50 (4 people, on £15.50 seats only), 01502 533200.

Seagull Theatre, Morton Road: It's A Wonderful Life (radio play) - Old Time Radio Club, 7.30pm £6 advance or £7 on door, 01502 562863.

DANCES

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

TUESDAY, 22/12/2009

EVENTS

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

CARLTON COLVILLE. Carlton Marshes Nature Reserve, Burnt Hill Road: Wildlife Activity Morning, outdoor activities and games plus indoor crafts on wildlife theme, suitable for ages 4-7, 10.30am-12.30pm £4 per child; booking essential 01502 564250.

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

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

GREAT YARMOUTH. Fitness 2000, Southtown Road: Keep fit and reflexology for people with multiple sclerosis, 11am-12.15pm £2.50.

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

WROXHAM. Bridge: Santa Cruise with Broads Tours, children's Christmas quiz, drawing and colouring competitions, mulled wine, mince pies, festive cookie and soft drinks, gift from Santa for children, 11am, 1pm or 3pm £9.50pp; booking essential 01603 782207.

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: Dick Whittington (pantomime), 2.30pm and 7.30pm £12/concs £10/children £8/family ticket £36, 01493 662832.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Hippodrome Circus, St George's Road: Christmas Spectacular (circus), 2.30pm and 6.30pm £10-£16/senior citizens £12 all seats/children (under 14) £10 all seats, 01493 844172.

LOWESTOFT. Marina Theatre, The Marina: Cinderella (pantomime), 2pm and 7pm £5-£15.50/concs £5 and £9.50/family ticket £50 (4 people, on £15.50 seats only), 01502 533200.

GIGS

BECCLES. King's Head: Live music (all styles), 7-9pm.

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

RACKHEATH. Green Man: Christmas Party Night with the Green Man Swingtet (vocals and instrumentals from the Swing Era), 8.30pm.

DANCES

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

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

WROXHAM. Church Hall, Norwich Road: English country dancing, 7.30-9.45pm £2, 01692 404447.

SALES

CORTON. Methodist Church Hall: Craft fair, 9.30am-3pm; donations for British Heart Foundation.

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

WROXHAM. Church Hall, Norwich Road: Farmers' market, 9am-12.30pm.

WEDNESDAY, 23/12/2009

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.

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.

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.

WROXHAM. Bridge: Santa Cruise with Broads Tours, children's Christmas quiz, drawing and colouring competitions, mulled wine, mince pies, festive cookie and soft drinks, gift from Santa for children, 11am, 1pm or 3pm £9.50pp; booking essential 01603 782207.

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

GREAT YARMOUTH. Hippodrome Circus, St George's Road: Christmas Spectacular (circus), 2.30pm and 6.30pm £10-£16/senior citizens £12 all seats/children (under 14) £10 all seats, 01493 844172.

LOWESTOFT. Marina Theatre, The Marina: Cinderella (pantomime), 2pm and 7pm £5-£15.50/concs £5 and £9.50/family ticket £50 (4 people, on £15.50 seats only), 01502 533200.

DANCES

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

THURSDAY, 24/12/2009

EVENTS

WROXHAM. Bridge: Santa Cruise with Broads Tours, children's Christmas quiz, drawing and colouring competitions, mulled wine, mince pies, festive cookie and soft drinks, gift from Santa for children, 11am, 1pm or 3pm £9.50pp; booking essential 01603 782207.

SHOWS

GORLESTON. Pavilion Theatre Gorleston, Pier Gardens: Dick Whittington (pantomime), 2.30pm £12/concs £10/children £8/family ticket £36, 01493 662832.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Hippodrome Circus, St George's Road: Christmas Spectacular (circus), 2.30pm £10-£16/senior citizens £12 all seats/children (under 14) £10 all seats, 01493 844172.

LOWESTOFT. Marina Theatre, The Marina: Cinderella (pantomime), 1pm and 5pm £5-£15.50/concs £5 and £9.50/family ticket £50 (4 people, on £15.50 seats only), 01502 533200.

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