What's On

PUBLISHED: 10:37 18 April 2008 | UPDATED: 20:09 05 July 2010

This week's local events diary...


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

Hungate Church, Fairtrade stall, selling foodstuffs and stationery, 10am-noon; teas and coffees served, 10-11.30am, church open for prayer, 10-11.30am.

St Michael's Church, coffee in the Undercroft, 10am.

Fritton - Village Hall, bingo, 7.30pm.

Great Yarmouth - Newtown Community Centre, Beatty Close, bingo, 7.30pm.

Kirkley - South Lowestoft Methodist Church, corner of London Road South/Carlton Road, coffee morning in the large hall, with bookstall (at 10am a healing service in church), 10-11.30am.

Lowestoft - Kirkley Centre, London Road South, Gingerbread Lone Parent Group (01502 538384/508365), 9.30am-12.30pm.

Clapham Road, Over 60s Club, whist drive, all welcome, 50p, 1.15pm.


Beccles - Blyburgate Hall, Beccles Lions Club charity sale, clothes, books toys, 10am-3pm.

Quaker Rooms, Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, 7pm.

Corton - Methodist Church Hall, craft fair, free admission, donations to British Heart Foundation, 9.30am-3pm.

Gorleston - St Peter's, family prize bingo, proceeds to project in the Holy Lane, 7.30pm.

Lowestoft - St Luke's Church Centre, coffee and bargain break with various stalls, organised by St Luke's Ladies Guild, 10am.

St Margaret's Church Centre, Hollingsworth Road, afternoon tea with stalls, organised by St Margaret's Mothers' Union, 2.30-4pm.


Beccles - Hungate Church, sing-a-long-a-Joseph, part of Waveney Revels, all welcome, wear colourful clothing if you wish, 3pm.

Earsham - Village Hall, self defence class, all ages, 6.30-8pm.

Great Yarmouth - Northgate Hospital Social Club, indoor fete, organised by Crossroads Friendly Hearts Club, 1-3pm.


Beccles - St Luke's, Women's Fellowship, 2pm.

Quaker Hall, Preview evening for forthcoming production of Calamity Jane, musical director and director describe the show and play some of the music for anyone interested in taking part, details 01502 712379, 7.30pm.

Quaker Hall, Beccles Cross Stitch Club meeting, 7.30pm.

Great Yarmouth - Newtown Community Centre, Beatty Close, bingo, 7.30pm.

Lowestoft - Ex-Servicemen's Club, Gordon Road, chess group, 7-11pm.


Barsham - Village Hall, Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, 8pm.

Beccles - St Luke's Church, Young parents group, 10am; holy communion, 10.30am; Henry's Club, 1.30pm.

Friends' Meeting House, National Women's Register, 10.15-11.30am.

Conservative Club, whist drive, £1.50 includes tea and biscuits, 7.30pm.

Corton - Corton Hut PH, Waveney Hospice Care car boot and fleamarket, stalls inside and out, bookings 01502 731358, 8am-12.30pm.

Methodist Church Hall, Waveney Craft Group craft fair, free admission with donations to British Heart Foundation, wheelchair access, 01502 569020, 9.30am-3pm.

Gorleston - Library, Crystal Clear, community reiki group, £2 minimum donation for a 15-minute session (01493 851308 after 4pm), 7-9pm.

Hopton - Hopton Spiritualist and Healing Centre, trained healers and counsellors available, 6.45-7.45pm.

Lowestoft - Library Meeting Room, “Time Out” session, talk: History of Somerleyton Hall, refreshments, free entry, 2-3.30pm.

Oulton Broad - Coffee Pot, back of Oulton Broad Library, Lowestoft Orchestral Society play popular classical and show music, new players welcome, 7.30pm.


Beccles - St Luke's Church, Toddlers, 9.30am; Get a Life Gang (8 and under with adult), 3.45pm.

Waveney Centre, New Market, short-mat bowls, 10.30am.

Blyburgate Hall, Beccles Flower Club demonstration by Alan Smith: Floral Magic, 7.30pm.

St John's Ambulance Training Centre, 42 Blyburgate Road, Buddhist meditation class, £5 donation per class, 7.30-9pm.

Bungay - Community Centre, Upper Olland Street, mother and toddler group, 9.30-11.30am.

Great Yarmouth - Newtown Methodist Church Hall, coffee morning and bric-a-brac stall, 10.15am-noon.

TEACHA Development Centre, 40 South Quay, free drop-in healing and reiki clinic, 12.30-2pm; free meditation group, 4-5pm.

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 (01603 405858), first session 1-1.45pm, second session 2.05-2.50pm.

Christchurch, King Street, women's fellowship weekly meeting, network afternoon with speaker pastor M Baldry, 2.30pm.

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

Dukes Head Hotel, Hall Quay, RAOB meeting, 8pm.

Lowestoft - Trinity Methodist Church, Excel 2000 musical exercise class for the over-60s, mostly sitting, refreshments included, 2.15-3.45pm.

Pakefield - Ferini Gallery, All Saints Road, yoga class for beginners, 01502 588891, 9.30-10.30am.


Beccles - St Michael's, Pop in and Play, 10am; holy communion (BCP), 11am.

St Luke's Church, Link Lunch Club, tel 716370 for transport.

Waveney Centre, New Market, whist drive, 1.45pm.

Hungate Hall, Wild Goose Qigong, Chinese exercise for health, flexibility and relaxation, 01502 711127/07961 033357, £5, 6.30-8pm.

Gorleston - Lecture Hall, Gorleston Library, Gorleston Flower Club, floral art demonstration by Barbara Collins: Floral Bouquet, 7.30pm.

Great Yarmouth - Newtown Methodist Church, bums, tums and legs and beginners yoga, details 07747720139, 6-7pm.

Great Yarmouth High School, adult only swimming sessions with Great Yarmouth Swimming Club, details 01493 751500, also for children's lessons, 7-8pm.

Lowestoft - Trinity Methodist Church Hall, Park Road, National Coast Watch Institution, illustrated talk by Bill Richmond, organised by Lowestoft and East Suffolk Maritime Society, 7.15pm.

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