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PUBLISHED: 10:28 30 May 2008 | UPDATED: 20:30 05 July 2010

This week's events, dances, exhibitions, shows and sales

TODAY

EVENTS

BECCLES. Quaker Rooms: Beccles and District ME Support Group meeting, 1.45pm, 01986 8936876.

KESSINGLAND. Africa Alive!: Animal Active fun, meet the animal kingdom's Olympic squad, from 10am normal admission.

LOWESTOFT. Kirkley Centre, London Road South: Gingerbread lone parent group, phone for details 01502 538384/508365, 9.30am-12.30pm.

Maritime Museum, Sparrows Nest, Whapload Road: Museum open, 10am-5pm (last admission 4.30pm) £1 adults/75p seniors/25p children.

South Lowestoft Methodist Church (corner of London Road South/Carlton Road: Coffee morning in the large hall (London Road South entrance), with bookstall (20 minutes of prayer in the Oasis Room at 10am), 10-11.30am.

Tenants Hall (opp Hollingsworth Road shops): Fresh produce co-op, Credit Union collection point, refreshments, 1-3pm.

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

SHOWS

BUNGAY. Fisher Theatre, 10 Broad Street: Betrayal (drama) by Harold Pinter - Black Ram, 7.30pm £9/concs £7.50, 01986 897130.

DANCES

CARLTON COLVILLE. Uplands Community Centre, Ashburnham Way: East Coast Liners split floor fun night, advanced beginners and intermediates 7.30-9.30pm £3.50, 01502 562953.

GILLINGHAM. Village Hall: Ballroom and Latin, intermediates 7.15pm £3.50, beginners 8.30pm £3, 01508 520850.

OULTON. Community Centre: Line dance to Crazy Legs, 10.30am-12.30pm, 01493 669155.

SALES

BECCLES. Quaker Hall, Smallgate: Beccles country market, 9.30-11am.

EXHIBITIONS

BECCLES. The UpStAiRs Gallery, Exchange Square: New exhibitions every two weeks, open daily, 10am-4.30pm.

LOWESTOFT. Artspaces Studio and Gallery, Old Market Plain, St Peter's Street: Studios open, 10am-4pm.

Lowestoft Arts Centre, Triangle Market Place: Artist of the month, 10am-4pm.

OULTON BROAD. Martial Arts Centre, Bridge Road: Oulton Broad Art Circle annual exhibition, 10am-8pm 20p with accompanied children free.

TOMORROW

EVENTS

HALESWORTH. The Cut, New Cut: The May Ball of the Year, canapes and fizz, buffet, live music from the Fat Band and guests (R&B), chamber classics with The Concertante Players, jazz, greats from the Gershwin/Porter era, from 7.30pm £25 including supper and glass of champagne , 0845 673 2123.

KESSINGLAND. Africa Alive!: Animal Active fun, meet the animal kingdom's Olympic squad, from 10am normal admission.

LOWESTOFT. United Reformed Church, London Road North: Coffee morning, with tombola and bottle stall, 10am-1pm; proceeds Sound East talking newspaper for the visually handicapped.

Maritime Museum, Sparrows Nest, Whapload Road: Museum open, 10am-5pm (last admission 4.30pm) £1 adults/75p seniors/25p children.

WENHASTON. Woottens, Blackheath Road: Garden open for NGS, small romantic garden with scented plants, two acres of bearded irises, one acre of hemerocallis, 9.30am-5pm £1/concs 50p.

SHOWS

BUNGAY. Fisher Theatre, 10 Broad Street: Betrayal (drama) by Harold Pinter - Black Ram, 7.30pm £9/concs £7.50, 01986 897130.

DANCES

BECCLES. Sports Centre, Ringsfield Road: Ballroom and Latin American dance (no sequence), bar available, 7.30-11pm £5, 07931572760.

King's Head Hotel: HoneyGroove with DJs West and Wilks, 8pm.

SALES

BARSHAM. Grange Farm Centre: Farmers' market and family car boot, 9am-1pm.

Grange Farm Centre, Hall Road: Farmers' market and car boot, boot set-up 7.30am, public 9am-1pm, pitches £6 cars, £7 van/trailer (no crafts, plants or food), 01502 712456.

KESSINGLAND. Methodist Church: Plant and book sale, light refreshments, 10am-1pm.

SOUTHWOLD. St Edmund's Hall, Cumberland Road: Portobello-style market, vintage clothes, homeware, fabrics, bags etc, 10am-6pm.

EXHIBITIONS

BECCLES. The UpStAiRs Gallery, Exchange Square: New exhibitions every two weeks, open daily, 10am-4.30pm.

LOWESTOFT. Artspaces Studio and Gallery, Old Market Plain, St Peter's Street: Studios open, 10am-4pm.

Lowestoft Arts Centre, Triangle Market Place: Artist of the month, 10am-4pm.

OULTON BROAD. Martial Arts Centre, Bridge Road: Oulton Broad Art Circle annual exhibition, 10am-8pm.

SUNDAY

EVENTS

HALESWORTH. Vicarage Farm, Linstead: Open Farm Sunday, small family farm, sheep flock, quiz and welly throwing competition, teas available or bring picnic, no dogs please, walks at 10am, 2pm and 3.30pm; booking essential 07769 791228.

HEDENHAM. Hill House Farm: Open Farm Sunday, trailer rides, calves, piglets and lambs, sample Jersey milk and cream, 10am-4pm.

KESSINGLAND. Africa Alive!: Animal Active fun, meet the animal kingdom's Olympic squad, from 10am normal admission.

LOWESTOFT. Maritime Museum, Sparrows Nest, Whapload Road: Museum open, 10am-5pm (last admission 4.30pm) £1 adults/75p seniors/25p children.

FITNESS

LOWESTOFT. Hollingsworth Road Hall: Keep fit class, adapted for individuals, with high/low aerobics, 6-7pm, details 07837519968.

SHOWS

BUNGAY. Fisher Theatre, 10 Broad Street: Betrayal (drama) by Harold Pinter - Black Ram, 7.30pm £9/concs £7.50, 01986 897130.

LOWESTOFT. Marina Theatre, The Marina: That'll Be The Day (rock 'n' roll show), 7.30pm £19.50/concs £18.50, 01502 533200.

DANCES

LOWESTOFT. Water Lane Leisure Centre: Salsa with Alegria, lessons from 7.30pm, 07710 205557.

SALES

SOUTHWOLD. Library: Ex-library books, fill a bag for £2, 2-3.30pm.

WALBERSWICK. Village Hall: Antique and collectors' fair, 9.30am-4pm £1.

EXHIBITIONS

OULTON BROAD. Artists' Boulevard: Artists can exhibit their work free of charge and sell to the visiting public, information: 01502 565038.

Martial Arts Centre, Bridge Road: Oulton Broad Art Circle annual exhibition, 10am-4pm 20p with accompanied children free.

MONDAY

EVENTS

LOWESTOFT. Artspaces, Old Market Plain, St Peter's Street: Artists' untutored life drawing class, 10am-12.30pm £5; drawing with Arderne Stibbe, 7-9pm, 01502 511564.

Maritime Museum, Sparrows Nest, Whapload Road: Museum open, 10am-5pm (last admission 4.30pm) £1 adults/75p seniors/25p children.

Tenants Hall (opp Hollingsworth Road shops): Fundraising morning, bric-a-brac, credit union collection point, refreshments, 9.15-11.15am.

Ex-Servicemen's Club: Chess Group, all welcome, 7-11pm.

FITNESS

HALESWORTH. The Cut Art Centre: Tai chi, 10.30am-12..

DANCES

CARLTON COLVILLE. Uplands Community Centre, Ashburnham Way: Adult tap classes, 9.30-10.30am, 01502 560773; East Coast Liners, beginners 12.15-1.45pm £3.50, 01502 562953.

DITCHINGHAM. Village Hall: Ballroom and Latin, intermediates 7.30pm £3, advanced 8.30pm £3.50, 01508 520850.

LOWESTOFT. Railway and Bowls Club, Carlton Road: Children's modern dance and disco, 4.30-5.15pm, 01502 560773.

Hotel Victoria, Kirkley Cliff: Ceroc modern jive, beginners and intermediates 7.30-10.30pm, 07801 492358.

Lowestoft Town Football Club: Trailblazer line dance classes, intermediate 8-10pm.

Lake Lothing PH, Rotterdam Road: Line dancing, absolute beginners, 8-10pm, 01502 584555.

Bluenotes 2, Claremont Pier: Salsa with Alegria, 8-11pm, 07710 205557.

WANGFORD. Community Centre: Salsa classes, 7.30pm, 01502 724932/578212.

EXHIBITIONS

BECCLES. The UpStAiRs Gallery, Exchange Square: New exhibitions every two weeks, open daily, 10am-4.30pm.

LOWESTOFT. Artspaces Studio and Gallery, Old Market Plain, St Peter's Street: Studios open, 10am-4pm.

Lowestoft Arts Centre, Triangle Market Place: Artist of the month, 10am-4pm.

TUESDAY

EVENTS

HENSTEAD. Arts and Craft Centre, Toad Row: Oil painting lessons with artist Doug Farthing, £10, 10am-12 and 1-3pm; Whichcraft, plaster picture making, glass painting, paint effects and stencil making for adults and children, 01502 572168/07963319809.

LOWESTOFT. Maritime Museum, Sparrows Nest, Whapload Road: Museum open, 10am-5pm (last admission 4.30pm) £1 adults/75p seniors/25p children.

St Peter's Hall, St Peter's Road: Coffee morning with grocery stall and raffle, 10-11.30am.

The Crossing, High Street: Drawing for pleasure, individual tuition, suitable for beginners, 10.30am-12.30pm.

Arts Centre: Drawing with Aderne Stibbe, 7-9pm £6 per session, 01502 500004 for details or call into the arts centre.

Bluenotes 2, Claremont Pier: National Council for Divorced, Separated and Widowed (Lowestoft), summer party with buffet and disco, 8pm-12am, members £2.50, guests £4, 01502 587226.

OULTON BROAD. Coffee Pot (back of Library): Lowestoft Orchestral Society playing popular classical and show music, new players welcome, 7.30pm.

FITNESS

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

HALESWORTH. The Cut Art Centre: Tai chi, 6.30-8pm.

DANCES

BECCLES. Sports Hall: The Retro Dance Co, English country dancing, 7.15pm; Cuban style sale (intermediate and advanced), 8.15pm, 07931 572760.

Sir John Leman High School: Folk dancing, beginners welcome, no partners needed, 7.30-9.30pm.

CARLTON COLVILLE. Uplands Community Centre, Ashburnham Way: East Coast Liners, improvers and intermediates 7.45-9.30pm £3.50, 01502 562953.

LOWESTOFT. Lady of the Lake: Salsa for beginners, improvers and intermediate, no partners or pre-booking necessary, 8-10pm £4, 01502 568472/07802 820030.

Telecom Sports and Social Club, Clapham Road: Line dancing with the Telecom Linetappers, beginners 7.15pm, all levels from 8-10pm, 01502 584555.

Bluenotes 2, Claremont Pier: Lowestoft NCDS social evening/disco, 8-11pm members £2.50/guests £3, 01502 587226..

SALES

CORTON. Methodist Church Hall: Waveney Craft Group fair, wheelchair access; donations to British Heart Foundation, 9.30-3pm free admission.

EXHIBITIONS

BECCLES. The UpStAiRs Gallery, Exchange Square: New exhibitions every two weeks, open daily, 10am-4.30pm.

LOWESTOFT. Artspaces Studio and Gallery, Old Market Plain, St Peter's Street: Studios open, 10am-4pm.

Lowestoft Arts Centre, Triangle Market Place: Artist of the month, 10am-4pm.

WEDNESDAY

EVENTS

BECCLES. Quay: Locks boat and boot, boat trip on the Liana and three-mile walk to Geldeston Locks, 10am-3.30pm £7/children £5 (under 16s must be accompanied by adult); booking essential 01502 713196.

LOWESTOFT. Maritime Museum, Sparrows Nest, Whapload Road: Museum open, 10am-5pm (last admission 4.30pm) £1 adults/75p seniors/25p children.

The Crossing, High Street: Creative writing, 10.30am-12.30pm.

Arts Centre, Triangle Market Place: Hand-built ceramics, 7-9pm £6 per session/£5 concs tutor Carolyn Reeder, 01502 500004.

Spiritualist Church, Gordon Road: Clairvoyant evening with David Hughes, 7pm £3.

FITNESS

LOWESTOFT. Trinity Methodist Church, Park Road: Excel 2000, musical exercises for over 60s, refreshments included, 2.15-3.45pm.

PAKEFIELD. Ferini Gallery, All Saints Road: Yoga class for beginners, 9.30-10.30am, 01502 588891.

SHOWS

BUNGAY. Fisher Theatre, 10 Broad Street: Smoking Mic Comedy Club, 8.30pm £5, 01986 897130.

LOWESTOFT. Marina Theatre, The Marina: Doctor in the House (comedy), 7.30pm £12.50 and £14.50/concs £11.50 and £13.50 , 01502 533200.

DANCES

BECCLES. Waveney Centre: Social sequence dance with lesson 7-9.30pm.

BUNGAY. King's Head Hotel: Balkan and Beyond, dancing to music from Greece, Macedonia, Armenia, class 7.30-9.30pm £4.

KESSINGLAND. Community Centre: Line dance with Crazy Legs, 8-10pm.

LOWESTOFT. Hollingsworth Hall: Tap and modern dance, 3-7 years 4.30-5.30pm; 8/over 5.30-6.30pm, Comet Dance (Jill) 01502 516337.

Hotel Hatfield, Esplanade: Salsa with Alegria, 8-11pm, 07710 205557.

REYDON. Village Hall: Line dancing, beginners, 7.15pm, intermediate, 8-9.30pm, 01502 568472.

EXHIBITIONS

LOWESTOFT. Artspaces Studio and Gallery, Old Market Plain, St Peter's Street: Studios open, 10am-4pm.

Lowestoft Arts Centre, Triangle Market Place: Artist of the month, 10am-4pm.

THURSDAY

EVENTS

LOWESTOFT. Tenants Hall (opp Hollingsworth Road shops): Natter/chatter coffee morning, bingo (10.30am), refreshments, 9.15-11.15am.

Maritime Museum, Sparrows Nest, Whapload Road: Museum open, 10am-5pm (last admission 4.30pm) £1 adults/75p seniors/25p children.

The Crossing, High Street: Calligraphy, 1-3pm.

Arts Centre, Triangle Market Place: Hand-built ceramics, 7-9pm £6 per session/£5 concs tutor Carolyn Reeder, 01502 500004.

21 Milton Road East: Cancer support group monthly meeting, 7pm, 01502 561816.

SHOWS

LOWESTOFT. Marina Theatre, The Marina: Doctor in the House (comedy), 7.30pm £12.50 and £14.50/concs £11.50 and £13.50 , 01502 533200.

DANCES

BECCLES. Sports Centre, Ringsfield Road: Retro Dance Co, ballroom and Latin, 7.15pm; swing dancing, 8.15pm, 07931 572760.

King's Head Hotel: HoneyGroove with DJs West and Wilks, 8pm.

Waveney House Hotel, Puddingmoor: Salsa with Alegria, 8-11pm, 07710 205557.

CARLTON COLVILLE. Carlton Manor: Line dancing, beginners, 7.15pm, intermediate, 8.30pm, 01502 568472.

Uplands Community Centre, Ashburnham Way: East Coast Liners, beginners 8-9.30pm £3.50, 01502 562953.

KIRKLEY. Kirkley High School Dance Studio: Tap and modern dance for ages 3-7 5.30-6.30pm; 8/over 6.30-7.30pm; teens-adults 7.30-8.30pm, Comet Dance (Jill) 01502 516337.

LOWESTOFT. Lowestoft Town Football Club: Trailblazer line dance classes, beginners 7.30-8.30pm; intermediate 8.30-10pm.

OULTON BROAD. Wherry Hotel, Bridge Road: Ceroc modern jive, beginners and intermediates 7.30-10.30pm, 07801 492358.

SALES

BUNGAY. Community Centre, Upper Olland Street: Bungay Country Market, 9.30-11am.

EXHIBITIONS

BECCLES. The UpStAiRs Gallery, Exchange Square: New exhibitions every two weeks, open daily, 10am-4.30pm.

LOWESTOFT. Artspaces Studio and Gallery, Old Market Plain, St Peter's Street: Studios open, 10am-4pm.

Lowestoft Arts Centre, Triangle Market Place: Artist of the month, 10am-4pm.

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