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PUBLISHED: 10:46 06 June 2008 | UPDATED: 20:34 05 July 2010

This week's guide to local exhibitions, shows, concerts, dances, events and fitness classes...

TODAY

KIRKLEY. 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.

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.

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.

OULTON BROAD. St Mark's Church Centre, Bridge Road: Illustrated talk on Oman, the Continental Connection, migrating raptors plus resident waders, by John Wyatt, 7.15pm, £2.50.

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

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.

TOMORROW

EVENTS

BLUNDESTON. St Mary's Church: Flower festival: Our Village, parachuting teddy bears (2-4.30pm), 10am-6pm.

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

Trinity Methodist Church: Coffee morning, bring and buy, raffle etc, 10am-12 noon; in aid of Tools with a Mission.

St Margaret's Church Centre: Photographic competition, subject: Animals and buildings, for adults and juniors up to 16, entry fee per theme £2.50 adults/£1 juniors, set up/judging in the morning, public viewing from 2-4pm.

WENHASTON. Woottens, Blackheath Road: Garden open for National Gardens Scheme, small romantic garden with scented plants, two acres of bearded irises and other special planted areas, 9.30am-5pm £1/concs 50p.

SHOWS

HALESWORTH. The Divas Devas (dance and visual show), 7.30pm £8, 0845 673 2123.

CONCERTS

LOWESTOFT. Ss Peter and John's Church, Kirkley: Pakefield Singers and North Suffolk Youth Choir (first performance) present Hallelujah!, conductor: Vetta Wise; accompanist: Alison Evans, 7.30pm £6/concs £5, tickets from Pakefield Cards and Crafs, Morlings (Lowestoft), Oasis Christian Bookshop or 01502 574761; proceeds South Lowestoft Salvation Army appeal and visit of African Children's Choir in November.

SOUTHWOLD. St Edmund's Church: Recital by international pianist David Neil Jones, programme of popular and virtuoso works, 7.30pm £8/under 16s £4 from Southwold Tourist Information Office or 01502 712317.

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

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

ELLOUGH. Old Beccles heliport site: Farmers' market, 9am-1pm.

LOWESTOFT. United Reformed Church: 2nd Carlton Colville Scout Group monthly craft and gift fair, 10am-4pm.

OULTON. Community Centre: Car boot sale, gates open 7.15am, sale 9am-1pm.

SOUTHWOLD. Methodist Church Hall, East Green: Antique and collectors' fair, 9.30am-4.30pm free (donations for RNLI welcome).

United Reformed Church Hall, High Street: Table top treasures, 10am-4pm.

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.

SUNDAY

EVENTS

BLUNDESTON. St Mary's Church: Flower festival: Our Village, parachuting teddy bears (2-4.30pm), 10am-6pm; songs of praise service, 6.30pm.

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

RINGSFIELD. All Saints' Church: Holy communion (CW), 10am.

SOMERLEYTON. Somerleyton Hall and Gardens: Gardeners Question Time, 2.30pm included in normal admission.

WENHASTON. Woottens, Blackheath Road: Garden open for National Gardens Scheme, small romantic garden with scented plants, two acres of bearded irises and other special planted areas, 9.30am-5pm £1/concs 50p.

WRENTHAM. Wrentham Gardens: Gardens open for National Gardens Scheme, Lilbourne, 70 Southwold Road - country garden divided into three sections with mixed borders of herbaceous and cottage plants; 68 Southwold Road - sloping garden broken by islands of trees, shrubs and ornamental plants; Mill Cottage, 34 Southwood Road - third acre plantman's garden, mixed herbaceous, shrubs, roses and vegetables, 11am-6pm combined admission £3/children free.

FITNESS

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

CONCERTS

GREAT YARMOUTH. Christchurch: Great Yarmouth Inner Wheel Club are hosting a summer concert by Great Yarmouth Brass, refreshments, raffle, 2.30pm £5 (reservations 01493 844242).

DANCES

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

EXHIBITIONS

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

MONDAY

EVENTS

BUNGAY. Fisher Theatre, 10 Broad Street: Film - The Counterfeiters (German), 7.30pm £4/under 16s £2.50, 01986 897130.

LOWESTOFT. Tenants Hall (opp Hollingsworth Road shops): Fundraising morning, bric-a-brac, Credit Union collection point, 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.

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.

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

SHOWS

LOWESTOFT. Marina Theatre, The Marina: Lee Evans (comedian), 8pm £27.50, 01502 533200.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

TUESDAY

EVENTS

BUNGAY. Fisher Theatre, 10 Broad Street: What happens when the oil runs out?, film and discussion - Crude Impact, 7.30pm donation, 01986 897130.

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.

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), social evening and disco, 8pm-12am, members £2.50, guests £3, 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.

SHOWS

LOWESTOFT. Marina Theatre, The Marina: Lee Evans (comedian), 8pm £27.50, 01502 533200.

CONCERTS

LOWESTOFT. Beaconsfield Club, Surrey Street: Lowestoft Organ and Keyboard Club present Michael Farrar and singer Janet Farrar, 7.45pm £6/members £5 on door.

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.

LODDON. The Hollies: Loddon country market, 9.15-10.45am.

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.

WEDNESDAY

EVENTS

BECCLES. Blyburgate Hall. Blyburgate: Beccles Horticultural Society, talk by Will Giles of the Exotic Garden, 7.30pm visitors £1.

BUNGAY. Fisher Theatre, 10 Broad Street: What happens when the oil runs out?, film and discussion - Power of the Community, 7.30pm donation, 01986 897130.

CORTON. Methodist Church, The Street: Coffee morning, stalls, cakes, gifts, toys, books, raffle, 10am.

KIRKLEY. Large Hall, South Lowestoft Methodist Church (corner of London Road South/Carlton Road): 0-100 Club, enjoy a game of table tennis, snooker, board games or cards, cuppa chat/read the papers, everyone welcome, 2-5pm and 7-9.30pm.

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.

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

LOWESTOFT. Marina Theatre, The Marina: Strangers on a Train (thriller) by Patricia Highsmith, 7.30pm £12.50 and £14.50/concs £11.50 and £13.50, 01502 533200.

DANCES

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

BUNGAY. Fisher Theatre, 10 Broad Street: Film - The Savages (15), 7.30pm £4/under 16s £2.50, 01986 897130.

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.

Artspaces, Old Market Plain, St Peter's Street: Drawing with Arderne Stibbe, 7-9pm, 01502 511564.

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

SHOWS

LOWESTOFT. Marina Theatre, The Marina: Strangers on a Train (thriller) by Patricia Highsmith, 7.30pm £12.50 and £14.50/concs £11.50 and £13.50, 01502 533200.

DANCES

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

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.

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

LOWESTOFT. 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 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

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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