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PUBLISHED: 10:02 30 October 2009 | UPDATED: 15:28 03 July 2010

FRIDAY, 30/10/2009

EVENTS

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

FRIDAY, 30/10/2009

EVENTS

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

GREAT YARMOUTH. Great Yarmouth Racecourse: Murder Mystery Evening, includes three-course dinner, fancy dress optional, 7.30pm £35; booking essential 01493 842527.

HEMSBY. Hemsby Village Hall: Prize bingo, raffle, refreshments, twizzles and tombola, doors 6.30pm, eyes down 7.30pm.

HOVETON. BeWILDerwood, Horning Road: Snagglefang's Spooky Spectacular, dress up to scare, make masks and lanterns to join in end of day lantern parade, 10am-4.30pm normal admission applies.

LUDHAM. How Hill House: Autumn open day, gardens and water gardens open plus ground floor of house, sale of books and treasures, light lunches and teas available, 11am-4pm £2.50/children free.

RANWORTH. Norfolk Wildlife Trust Visitor Centre: Bob the Barn Owl's Living Landscape quiz, 10am-4.30pm £1 per child including prize/adults free. Snooze or Cruise, find out about migration and hibernation of animals, make an autumnal craft, 11am-3pm £2 per child. Wild Autumn Craft for children, 11am-3pm £2 per child.

Staithe: Broads History Boat Trip, to St Benet's Abbey and return, includes one mile walk, 10.15am-12.15pm £8.50/children £6.50/family £25; booking essential 01603 270453.

SALHOUSE. Broad: Halloween Horror Hunt, Halloween trail, collect clues, complete quiz and win prize, food and drink available, 11am-3pm £3 per child or £5 for two (suitable for ages three-13).

WROXHAM. Bure Valley Railway: The Spooky Express, three special trains, children's competition, spooky colouring corner, Halloween food on each train, railway's resident bear dressed for the occasion to greet arriving trains at Aylsham, free travel for up to two children with a fare-paying adult; train times and prices on 01263 733858 and www.bvrw.co.uk.

FITNESS

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

GIGS

SEA PALLING. Reefs Bar: Hotwired and the Disrupters, 8.30pm.

DANCES

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

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

SALES

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

SATURDAY, 31/10/2009

EVENTS

GORLESTON. House of Fun Nursery: Opening of new library area, storytelling, craft activities and face painting, fancy dress optional, 10am-noon free.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Grosvenor Casino, Shadingfield Lodge, Marine Parade: Can you solve the crime? evening includes three course meal followed by Who Done It investigation with actors from a professional London theatre company, 7.30pm £30, 01493 850444.

Tolhouse Street (behind Library): Halloween at the Tolhouse, meet the Tolhouse witches, activities and talks, 6-7.30pm free.

HOVETON. BeWILDerwood, Horning Road: Snagglefang's Spooky Spectacular, dress up to scare, make masks and lanterns to join in end of day lantern parade, 10am-4.30pm normal admission applies.

RANWORTH. Norfolk Wildlife Trust Visitor Centre: Bob the Barn Owl's Living Landscape quiz, 10am-4.30pm £1 per child including prize/adults free.

SALHOUSE. Jubilee Hall, Lower Street: Coffee morning, organised by WI and Gardening Club, plant stall, books, bring and buy, tombola and raffle, 10am-12.

SOUTH WALSHAM. Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden: Halloween spooky trail, fireworks, magic and strange happenings, 6-8pm £5, senior citizens £4.50/children 3 and over £2.50, 01603 270449/270683.

WROXHAM. Bure Valley Railway: The Spooky Express, three special trains, children's competition, spooky colouring corner, Halloween food on each train, railway's resident bear dressed for the occasion to greet arriving trains at Aylsham, free travel for up to two children with a fare-paying adult; train times and prices on 01263 733858 and www.bvrw.co.uk.

FITNESS

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

SHOWS

GORLESTON. Pavilion Theatre Gorleston, Pier Gardens: House of Doom Show (family panto-based romp), 3pm and 6pm £8.50, 01493 662832.

LOWESTOFT. Marina Theatre, The Marina: Gotta Sing Gotta Dance (song and dance from the musicals), 7.30pm £18.50/concs £17.50, 01502 533200.

GIGS

BACTON, NORWICH. Poacher's Pocket: Barry Lee, 8.30pm.

CALIFORNIA. Club Oasis: Lou and the Diamonds (60s), 8.30pm.

COLTISHALL. Railway Tavern: Dogwood, 8.30pm.

HEMSBY. Seadell Bar: Second Opinion, 9pm.

HOPTON, GREAT YARMOUTH. Village Hall: Out of the Ashes, Halloween special - fancy dress, bring own drinks, 8.30pm £4, 01502 733747.

WANGFORD, BECCLES. Angel Inn: For'stle, (country/sea shanties), 9pm.

DANCES

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

Conservative Club: Halloween dance, hot and cold buffet, 8pm, £5.50.

HALVERGATE. Playing Field Club: Halloween family disco, fancy dress, best pumpkin competition, lucky dip, food and licensed bar, 7-11pm free.

WROXHAM. Church Hall: Country dance, raffle, 7.30-10.30pm £2 adults/children £1.

SUNDAY, 01/11/2009

EVENTS

CATFIELD. Catfield Fen: Wildlife conservation, volunteers needed to help control the scrub from the butterfly reserve, lunchtime walk, 10am, 01362 694071.

FILBY. Village Playing Field, Main Road: Grand fireworks display, bar, food, rides and games, gates, 5pm, bonfire, 6pm followed by fireworks.

GREAT YARMOUTH. Time and Tide Museum, Blackfriars Road: Big Draw, paint your own masterpiece helped by local artists, to display on the wall in temporary exhibition gallery, 11am-4pm £5.20/concs £4.40/children (four-16) £3.80 including museum entry.

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

HOVETON. BeWILDerwood, Horning Road: Snagglefang's Spooky Spectacular, dress up to scare, make masks and lanterns to join in end of day lantern parade, 10am-4.30pm normal admission applies.

RANWORTH. Norfolk Wildlife Trust Visitor Centre: Bob the Barn Owl's Living Landscape quiz, 10am-4.30pm £1 per child including prize/adults free.

SOUTH WALSHAM. Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden: Autumn Colours, guided tour, 11am normal admission applies, 01603 270449.

WROXHAM. Bure Valley Railway: The Spooky Express, three special trains, children's competition, spooky colouring corner, Halloween food on each train, railway's resident bear dressed for the occasion to greet arriving trains at Aylsham, free travel for up to two children with a fare-paying adult; train times and prices on 01263 733858 and www.bvrw.co.uk.

Wroxham Football Club, Trafford Park, Skinners Lane: Firework display, bar, burgers, disco, bonfire, 6pm, fireworks, 7pm £3/children £2, car parking available.

CONCERTS

GREAT YARMOUTH. The Hippodrome: Norwich Pops Orchestra presents, Halloween Spooktacular, 60-piece Symphony Orchestra playing a mixture of classical pieces and music from the shows, family event, 3pm £10/children £5, 01493 844172/01603 628319 (Prelude).

SALES

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

HOVETON. Village Hall: Craft fair, 9am-3pm.

MARTHAM. Village Hall: Table top, info 01493 740954, 9am-12 noon, £2 a table.

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

MONDAY, 02/11/2009

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.

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

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

TUESDAY, 03/11/2009

EVENTS

ACLE. Methodist Church, Bridewell Lane: Illustrated talk, by Canon Roy Tricker - Enjoying Old Churches, refreshments and raffle, 7.30pm free; proceeds Acle Society.

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.

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.

Fritton House Restaurant, Fritton Lake: Paupers evening, two course for £10, 01493 484008.

Grosvenor Casino: Charity dinner and quiz night, three-course meal, general knowledge and music quiz, entertainment, 7pm £20; proceeds Palliative Care East.

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

FITNESS

GREAT YARMOUTH. Fitness 2000, Southtown Road: Seated exercise, reflexology, neck and shoulder massage, 11am to 12.30pm.

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

LOWESTOFT. Marina Theatre, The Marina: Blood Brothers (musical) by Willy Russell, 7.30pm £25.50-£27.50/concs E24.50-£26.50, 01502 533200.

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.

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.

WEDNESDAY, 04/11/2009

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.

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

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

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.

STRUMPSHAW. Shoulder of Mutton PH, Norwich Road: Get Walking!, pleasant walk exploring village and a woodland trail with views over Strumpshaw Fen (1.9 miles), 10.30am.

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.

DANCES

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

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

ORMESBY. Bracecamp Parish Hall, Ormesby St Margaret: Ballroom, Latin and popular sequence tea dance with Peter and Joy, 2-4.30pm £1.50, 01493 722511.

THURSDAY, 05/11/2009

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. Nelson Museum, South Quay: Gunpowder, treason and plot, illustrated talk by Les Cole, £2 including refreshments, 2.30pm.

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

WROXHAM. Broad House Hotel, The Avenue: High Performance Masterclass, with Tim Newenham and Nigel Cushion, including lunch, 9am-2pm info peter@nelsonspirit.co.uk.

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: Happy As A Sandbag (musical celebration of wartime Britain) - Gorleston Theatre Company, 7.30pm £9 and £7, 01493 662832.

DANCES

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

GREAT YARMOUTH. Marina Centre: Tea dance, ballroom, Latin and popular sequence with Peter and Joy, 1.15-3.30pm £3, 01493 722511.

HADDISCOE. Village Hall: Scottish country dancing, 7.30pm.

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.

SALES

ACLE. Recreation Centre: Royal British Legion indoor boot sale, free car parking, refreshments, raffle 10am-2pm £5 per table, booking on 01493 750967.

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