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The Beach - What's On on the East Coast

Lowestoft Town FC Coffee Club
Every Second & Fourth Wednesday of Every Month
10 - 12
Lowestoft Town Football Club, Love Road, Lowestoft.
For more details call Stephen on 07963 590579

Coffee Day - Bridge Road Surgery - Lowestoft
Thu 2nd Apr 2015
We are hosting a coffee day on Thursday 2nd April 10am-4pm at Bridge Road Surgery. This is in aid of the Beach radios charity ‘Help an East Coast Child’. There will be drinks and lots of delicious treats and cakes available for a small donation. We are also selling home-made Marmalade and will be doing a raffle on the day with some wonderful prizes, tickets are available at the Surgery.

Goshindo Judo Club Taster Session - Oulton Broad
Thu 2nd Apr 2015
from Ages 7 - 15
All sessions will be coached by Qualified Club Coaches and a Qualified First Aider will be on hand at all times
All participants need to bring a packed lunch

Venue: Goshindo Judo Club, East Anglian, Martial Arts Centre, 163 Bridge Road, Oulton Broad
Telephone 01502 538 557

Leila's open days on Lowestoft South Pier
Fri 3rd Apr 2015 - Sat 4th Apr 2015
Leila's open days on Lowestoft South Pier, 10 to 4, Good Friday and Easter
FREE five day sailing course in August for local 16 to 18 year olds. Come
along to meet skipper and collect an application form.
Follow on with free powerboating and watch leader course. Part of our
£300k 4 year, New Horizons lottery programme for Lowestoft and Yarmouth.

Easter Fair - Beach Farm Park
Sun 5th Apr 2015
Easter Fair on Easter Sunday 5th April from Midday @ Beach Farm Park, next
to Mcdonalds on the roundabout, Indoor & Outdoor stalls, Bouncy castle,
candy floss & Popcorn, Face Painting, Sand Craft and Egg Hunt, Tel
Caroline 582397

Sun 5th Apr 2015
The League of Friends at Patrick Stead Hospital have planned a very special day on Sunday 5th April to follow the success of similar events in previous years.

DAFFODIL DAY will take place at Rydal Mount, Grays Lane, Wissett, Nr Halesworth between noon and 4.30pm offering refreshments, plant sale, Easter raffle and tombola in the delightful grounds of Rydal Mount which will be ablaze with the vivid colours of the daffodils in the grounds. Parking facilities will be available.

There will be a £5 entrance fee for adults. Children will be admitted free of charge. All monies raised will be donated to Patrick Stead Hospital, Halesworth.

For further information please call 01986 873339.

Easter Fair - Beach Farm Park
Sun 5th Apr 2015
The Castle Bar & Gardens - Beach Farm Park Lots of indoor & outdoor
stalls Easter Egg Hunt Bouncy Castle, Candy Floss & Slush Puppies Hot Food
Stands, Refreshments & Snacks in the Bar contact Caroline on 582397
Entrance free - Donations to 'DogLost Norfolk & Suffolk' & 'Save our
Seagull' Pakefield's Theatre Fund

Easter Egg Hunt - Oulton Broad
Sun 5th Apr 2015
Easter Egg Hunt - The lovely gardens of Broadlands Residential in Borrow Road, Oulton Broad are the setting for an Easter Egg Hunt on Easter Sunday, April 5 from 10am to 12.30pm when children and parents are invited to come along. There will be fun things to do plus a raffle and light refreshments and snacks available to purchase. Entry on the door is £3 per child and adults are admitted free. Proceeds will go to the Residents' Amenity Fund.

Black Light Party Fundraiser - Lowestoft for 13 - 16yr olds
Wed 8th Apr 2015
Black light party for 13-16 yr olds at Alfies function
room, burnt hill way lowestoft.
It is from 8pm to 11:30pm and tickets are available from Allsorts on
oxford rd, hitech london road north, humphrey hair do's st peters street
and spa at pakefield.
Any help advertising are event would be awesome thank you Heidy

Adventure Island's Got Talent - Lowestoft
Fri 10th Apr 2015
Adventure Island Play Area @ South Lowestoft Industrial Estate are hosting “Adventure Island`s Got Talent” on 10th April.
All the proceeds are going to The Daisy Newman Appeal.
Looking for children`s acts to take part. Lots of fantastic prizes, bicycles, Thorpe Park tickets, Weekend Holiday at Kessingland Park.
Please call Anita on 07766408022.

90's Clubnight - Club Belle in Hemsby
Sat 11th Apr 2015
90's Clubnight featuring a top DJ and top 90's tunes all night from 9:00pm!
This event is free admission all night but Adults only from 6:00pm
Don't miss it!


Spring Craft Fayre - Southwold
Sat 11th Apr 2015 - Sun 12th Apr 2015
Spring Craft Fayres in Southwold. Conservative club hall, Southwold High
Street behind Barclays bank. 10am-4pm 11th and 12th
April. A wide range of handmade crafts on offer from very talented crafts
people. For further information contact or
visit our facebook page

Monthly Coffee morning - Belton
Sat 11th Apr 2015

John Green Institute
Station Road South, Belton
Monthly Coffee morning
10.00am - Noon

Bargain stall, Raffle, the chance to make new friends
Free admission

Car Boot & Craft Fair - Great Yarmouth
Wed 15th Apr 2015
Wednesday April 15th
New Road Sport & Leisure Centre,
New Road, Belton, Great Yarmouth

Car Boot & Craft Fair
10.00am - 2.00pm

Bookings for inside tel 01493 780703,/ 01493 780776 outside no booking required. Both inside & out £6.00

(stallholders access from 8.30am)

Free admission to buyers

Jacqui Dankworth and Charlie Wood to play at Beccles Public Hall
Fri 17th Apr 2015
Leading jazz duo, Jacqui Dankworth and Charlie Wood, will be performing at Beccles Public Hall on Friday 17th April at 8pm.

Antiques Roadshow - Woods Loke Primary School - Lowestoft
Sat 18th Apr 2015
Antiques Roadshow on Saturday 18th April, doors open at 12noon, last
valuations 3.30pm

We have been fortunate enough to book Mr Geoffrey Munn, from the BBC
Antiques Roadshow, to come along and do a special one off event for us! He
will be doing valuations of jewellery on the day (£5 per item). Mark
Whistler from Durrants Auction Rooms will be valuing any items you bring
along (£3 per item) & our very own Mr Prentice will be valuing paintings
and prints (£3 per picture)!

Dig out those dusty old items you have stored, they could be worth a few

World Book Night - Lowestoft
Thu 23rd Apr 2015
Join Lowestoft Library Thursday April 23rd 4:30-6:30pm for our World Book
Night celebrations. This year we're returning to the world of Harry Potter
- come and explore the magic and mystery of Diagon Alley; test your taste
buds at Honeydukes, meet the beautiful owls of Fritton Owl Sanctuary,
peruse this year's World Book Night books, and don't forget to join us at
The Leaky Cauldron for games and quizzes! This event is free and you do
not have to book. Fancy dress is also encouraged! For more information
speak to a member of staff or call the library on 01502 674660

Martham Scarecrow Festival & Mayfair at Martham
Sun 3rd May 2015 - Mon 4th May 2015
Come and celebrate Martham's popular annual scarecrow festival and Mayfair with activities centred around the village green.

A great fun day out for all the family with scarecrows on display in gardens throughout the village and lots of stalls and games to enjoy including:

Garage/garden sales, decorated wheelbarrows, decorated prams and bikes, living scarecrow competition, craft and charity stalls, treasure hunt, competitions, fair rides, refreshments, art exhibition and flower festival.

And featuring again this year - yarnbombing - look out for all sorts of unusual knitting around the village.

For more information contact - Liz on 01493 740086 or Julie on 01493 748547.

Dogs allowed.

Tia's Treasures 4th Birthday Family Fun Day - Gorleston
Sat 9th May 2015
Tia's Treasures 4th Birthday Family Fun Day Fundraising for Great Yarmouth
and Waveney MIND in memory of Dee who sadly passed away in 2012.
Saturday May 9th
12:00pm - 5:00pm
Cliff Hotel, Gorleston
Raffle, Tombola, WIN a Party from MANTA Entertainment, Special Guests such
as Tia's Treasures Monkey, Bumblebee, Optimus Prime, Anna, Elsa, Olaf and
Sven, Punch and Judy, Entertainment from MANTA Entertainment, Create your
own Sand Art Picture/Bottle and lots lots more. For further information

Community Spring Walk
Sun 10th May 2015
Join Community fundraiser, Jeff on the Rotary Club's Spring Walk(6 or 10 miles) around the Broadlands starting at Acle. Sunday 10th May. Only £5 entry fee. Raise sponsorship for your Adult Hospice. contact Jeff 01493 718707 for entry form

Caldecott Hall Charity Golf Day
Sun 10th May 2015
Tee off at 10am - Teams of four
Entries need to be in by May 6th
in Aid of Harry Miller Fund

contact Jamie on 07766 204431 for more information

Classic Car Show
Sun 10th May 2015
10 - 4pm at Corton Playing Field NR32 5HW
All proceeds will go to Great Ormond Street Hospital
more info: 01502 730 505

Healthy Roadshow Event
Tue 12th May 2015
Healthy Roadshow Event on behalf of our local Cardiac Support Group, Heartcare.

It will involve a number of stalls which will be manned by Health Care Professionals and Community Services.

Takes place at James Paget Hospital from 6pm - 9.30pm

Clairvoyance Evening - Lowestoft Town Football Clun
Wed 13th May 2015
Clairvoyance Evening with Steven Treadaway in Memory of Daniel Felstead & Help an East Coast Child

Starts at 7pm £7 on the door

ANDY PARSONS - Thursday 14th May
Thu 14th May 2015

With four sell out national tours, three DVD releases and a special for Comedy Central already under his belt, Andy Parsons, is back on the road and coming to a theatre near you.

Andy’s fifth show ‘Live And Unleashed - But Naturally Cautious‘ will see the star of BBC2’s ‘Mock The Week’ and ‘Live At At The Apollo’ hit the road again delivering more sharp comedy up and down the UK.

"A merciless, Swiftian dissection. Bubbling over with righteous and very funny indignation" The Times
"His delivery multiplies the humour. Big laughs unloading both barrels at British political and public life" The Guardian

BOOK HERE:…/ical…/2015/01/20/767/-.html

Miss Beccles 2015
Fri 15th May 2015
Miss Beccles 2015 will be taking place at Beccles Public Hall on Friday 15th May at 7pm entry to the event is £3 per person but entrant are free.
If you are aged between 8 and 13 and would like to have the chance to be Beccles Princess 2015 please go to for application forms.
or maybe you think you have what it takes to be Miss Beccles 2015 if you you need to be aged 17 plus, applications are also available from our website.

We do not except entries on the night.

Ladies in Gear - lowestoft
Thu 21st May 2015
John Grose Kia in Whapload Road, Lowestoft, has come to the aid of local women drivers by launching a free ‘Ladies in Gear’ evening on Thursday, May 21. Men are also welcome to attend.

There will be practical instruction on personal awareness and self-protection, basic car maintenance and self-help will be top of the agenda and advice will be given on reducing the risks women face when driving for work or socially, including dealing with so-called ‘road rage’ in other drivers.

Anybody interested in attending the free Ladies in Gear event at John Grose Lowestoft on Thursday, May 21 can telephone Mitchell Simmons on 01473 242228 or e-mail: to reserve places.

The Testostatones Totally Wireless Show - Seagull Theatre - Lowestoft
Sun 24th May 2015
The UK's Busiest Accapella group come to the seagull theatre Lowestoft on Sunday May 24th
the show starts at 7.30pm and tickets are on sale now
01502 589726

get more details

Dragon Boat Festival - Oulton Broad
Sun 31st May 2015
Help raise money for East Coast Hospice and join us as we race Dragon Boats
Get your Friends ready for an amazing day by signing up now
01780 470718

A whole day of Music and entertainment for the whole family.

Oh My God - Marina Theatre - Lowestoft
Tue 2nd Jun 2015 - Sat 6th Jun 2015
‘Oh My God You Guys!’ The Lowestoft Players make a welcome return to the Marina Theatre with the regional Premiere of the hit musical ‘Legally Blonde’ From Tuesday 2nd - Saturday 6th June, nightly 7.30pm with a 2.30pm matinee on the 6th June.
Based on the 2001 film starring Reese Witherspoon, Legally Blonde The Musical is one of the funniest and most fabulous modern musicals around, having already won the coveted Best Musical 2011 at the Olivier Awards.

It tells the story of Elle Woods, a sorority girl who can handle anything! She enrols at Harvard Law School in order to win back her ex-boyfriend Warner Huntington III. She soon discovers that her knowledge of the law can help others, and she successfully defends exercise queen Brooke Wyndham in a murder trial. With help from her new-found friends Paulette, Emmett and her Chihuahua Bruiser, she learns that it’s so much better to be smart!
This all singing, all dancing romantic comedy is an absolute must for all Musical Theatre Fans.

The Marina Theatre Box office: 01502 533200 Open 10-4 daily.

SEAT PRICES: Band A, stalls and front circle £18.50, £16.50 (concession)
Band B,circle from row KK £16.50, £14.50 (concession)
Rear Circle, all at £8.50

Special Prices: First Night and Saturday Matinee: All seats, £12.50 except Rear Circle priced £8.50.

Special group rates for 10 or more, Band A, £15.50, Band B, £13.50.

To find out more on group bookings please call Karen on 01502 531279.

Book now for the hottest show in town!

Beccles Charter Weekend
Sat 4th Jul 2015 - Sun 5th Jul 2015
A weekend of celebrating all that's good in Beccles, Loads of Entertainment, Celebrate the Open Gardens, Live Music, BBQ, even a trip on the Legendary Betsy Jane Boat
Full details or call 07773 493 160