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December 2018

13 December - 24 December
£8 – £28
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The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe By Glyn Robbins – Adapted from the book by C.S. Lewis Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy are evacuated from London during the Blitz to stay with the Professor. Whilst exploring, Lucy stumbles across the wardrobe; a gateway to a magical world called Narnia. Very quickly, they find themselves caught up in a deadly struggle between good and evil as they encounter the evil White Witch and the good King of the Beasts, Aslan.…

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The Liar, The Bitch and The Wardrobe Malfunction By Richard Melchior The Adult Panto team returns with another production which isn’t a panto. Last year’s show won no awards or acclaim and a few people walked out. If you like swear words, playground humour, bullying and stuff like that; it’s worth a punt. I sent this blurb off in May, so it hasn’t actually been written yet. It’s just some ideas on the back of an envelope. But the title sets…

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Once again we recommend this show as a great introduction to Panto for your younger children. Featuring some well known characters, including Santa, lots of familiar songs. and even a little magic; this production is a must to all parents of children aged 1-6. No baddies to be scared of, only lots of laughs and fun for all. Only two performances, so book early to avoid disappointment Start Time : 10.30am and 1.30pm Ticket Price : £6

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January 2019

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Professional singer Emily K has astounded audiences throughout her singing career with her dulcet tone of voice and similarity to the great Karen Carpenter She has now got together with renowned Musical Director, Brian Parker (Keyboard), and a group of top-class musicians, Simon Howe (Lead guitarist), Dan Lacey (Bass guitarist), and Dan Ball (Drums) to produce this nostalgic tribute show. Taking you back to the 1970’s, Emily and the band will perform many of the Carpenters classic hits, including songs…

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19 January, 2019
£10
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Purple Dreams Productions present THE EMPTY STAGE written by Tobias Nicholls Rising star Carina Harris was murdered during an unscheduled rehearsal for an upcoming play. Now it’s up to the director of the show to determine which of his temperamental cast members is dramatic enough to be a killer! In their eighth year of touring, Purple Dreams Productions are proud to present this original and very popular ‘whodunit’, which now takes place on the very stage of The Seagull Theatre……

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20 January, 2019
£4
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  This is the Seagull’s bi-monthly performance platform for local poets and songwriters. Described as ‘a place of truth-telling which is the basis of all good poetry’, contributors explore what is good, bad and fascinating about being human – all told with refreshing honesty and good humour. If you would like to take part in this event, please contact Ian Fosten (07791 068080 or ian@fosten.com   Start Time : 7.30pm   Ticket Price : £4

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24 January, 2019
£7 – £8
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Sick By Shey Hargreaves   Sick is a bittersweet, bizarre and highly entertaining hour-long one-woman show about the impact of four years of cuts to the National Health Service. Storyteller Shey Hargreaves draws on her real life experience of working as a receptionist on a busy emergency unit to explore the way that austerity impacts on patients, the staff who care for them, and their families and friends. Interwoven with true stories from the organised chaos of an emergency unit are…

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Local historians Chris Brooks and Bob Collis have again joined forces to deliver a fascinating insight into how the penultimate year of the war affected Lowestoft. 1944 was a tumultous year for the town which saw the last air raids on the town, the clearance of some beaches, the terror of the V-1 “Doodlebugs”, yet more evacuees and the invasion of Europe. Using wartime images, CGI artwork and personal accounts, this is a one-off opportunity to view the changing fortunes…

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The Rags to Rhinestones Story is a smash hit tribute concert production that continues to sell out theatres across the UK. It is widely accepted as the foremost tribute show to Dolly Parton and Glen Campbell, and is performed by the Award Winning Miss Julia Martin, and the UK’s leading Glen Campbell impersonator, Ian Houghton. The show has been described by theatre audiences as totally authentic in every way, and not only captures Dolly & Glens incredible stage presence, mannerisms…

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28 January, 2019
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Beautifully written folk/Americana, performed by “The sweetest voice in England” (Nanci Griffith). Playing solo from Glastonbury to The Royal Albert Hall, Edwina has also toured extensively with the likes of Jools Holland, Van Morrison and Nanci Griffith and undertaken overseas tours including Australia and China. Her song Pour Me A Drink was covered by Nanci Griffith and her cover of Randy Newman’s Feels Like Home was featured in the film My Sister’s Keeper Edwina’s debut album became a favourite on…

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February 2019

1 February, 2019
£8
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John Whitehead Trio ft Jan Jinkerson     The John Whitehead trio featuring Jazz singer Jan Jinkerson invite you to join them for a evening of swinging vocal and instrumental music. Songs from Cole Porter, George Gerswhin and Irving Berlin will feature in the programme, as well as some original compositions by John. John is an eloquent, swinging pianist who has had a lifetime of experience playing Jazz.   Start Time : 7.30pm   Ticket Price : £8  

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2 February, 2019
£5
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Join Joshua Pickering for a stunning show of charming and hilarious magic. A real one of a kind, world-class show packed full of the unexpected. Joshua is a true stage performer and has been travelling the world on Cruise Ships wowing his audiences. Bring the family for a fun evening of entertainment. Suitable for anyone aged 3 to 103.   Start Time : 7.30pm   Ticket Price : £5  

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DEMENTIA FRIENDLY EVENT With support from Waveney District Council and the Waveney Enabling Fund we have been able to programme some films in 2019, offering an opportunity for people with Dementia and their families to come along and enjoy a classic film in our auditorium, which will be followed by a sing a long of some popular songs and tea and biscuits will be served. We are working with The Voice Cloud to make these afternoons as enjoyable as possible…

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8 February, 2019
£5
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Jon Peach is a Great Yarmouth based Singer/Songwriter. Love Songs for Losers is his solo project, born out of his passion for beat poetry & story teller love songs. Jon takes a long unflinching look at the world around him & writes uncompromising, unapologetic, heart-breaking lyrics, through the eyes of those that live on the edge… In 2017 Jon teamed up with producer Mark Ferguson to record Love Songs for Losers debut album ‘Save Your Worship’ (Released September 2018)  …

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After his 1st appearance in 2016..Pat Martin returns with his original solo show. A  tribute set dedicated to his Musical Hero Gary Numan..Pat is now recognised as the Uks #1 solo tribute to Gary Numan and his show covers material from throughout Numans Career..The 2nd part of the show..Absolute Synth 80s..a party set covering music from Human League Depeche Mode Soft Cell New Order and many many more..simply put… lets go Back to the future of Music…   Start Time:…

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12 February, 2019
£1
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Quiz Night Come and join us for a fun quiz here in our cosy foyer, hosted by the Seagull Theatre. Only £1 per person and teams of up to 6 people allowed. Always a fun night with some great friendly competition and banter.   Start Time : 7.30pm   Ticket Price : £1

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The Intellectual Hooligans are Norfolk’s premium Improv comedy troupe. Founded in 2013; the Improv performers have a collective total of over 100 years’ experience! The show will consist of “Whose Line is it Anyway?” style games based entirely on audience suggestions, anything goes (and we mean anything!) so come armed with your best ideas and scenarios! More information can be found at our social media accounts Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IntellectHoolig/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/IntellectHoolig Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/intellecthoolig Start Time : 7.30pm Ticket Price : £7

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16 February, 2019
£8 – £10
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Dan Webster is described as ‘one of the U.K’s best kept musical secrets and one not to miss!’ and an ‘An insightful lyricist with a great voice’ Acoustic Magazine. According to Americana UK – ‘He is the missing link, the joining point, where folk fuses with country – as good as you’ll hear on any record out of Austin or Nashville – beautiful – he is Anglicana’. Dan is a road seasoned English singer-songwriter, his music is influenced by the…

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17 February, 2019
Free
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Andy Davis hosts another family fun evening of Karaoke, featuring your most loved songs, so grab some friends and come on down to our relaxed foyer. The bar will be open for the people who may need a small amount of Dutch courage. This is free to watch and free to participate. Start Time : 7.30pm Ticket Price : FREE .

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17 February, 2019
£6.50
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“Direct from appearances in the USA and Canada, Mama G brings her Story Time Roadshow to Lowestoft!  Combining panto, drag and the traditional art of storytelling this all-singing, partial-dancing extravaganza is filled with stories about being who you are and loving who you want.  Let Mama G introduce you to her range of wonderful characters: confused horses, feuding fairies, twerk deniers and… Oprah; in stories that will make the whole family think, laugh and love. There may even be a…

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19 February, 2019
£3
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Both instructive and enjoyable, helping children to develop patience, dexterity, stamina, self discipline and creativity. Circus Skills Workshops are a fun way for children to spend an afternoon or morning. Playing with traditional circus props (juggling, diablo, tightrope, devil sticks, unicycle, balance poles, Pedal Go’s, Fun Wheels, and plate spinning), in a relaxed semi-formal workshop structure. These sessions encourage perseverance, diligence, self discipline, hand-eye coordination, manipulation skills and dexterity. The carefully worked out structure means that children of all capabilities…

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19 February, 2019
£6
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Foolhardy Circus Company   The Infamous Foolhardy clowns return with their latest show. If you’ve ever wondered what defined comic ineptitude then check out this show. Lashings of sumptuous comedy and a creamy dollop of acrobatics combined to ensure you leave smiling. Suitable for ages 2-99.   Start Time : 2pm   Ticket Price : £6   ;

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20 February, 2019
£1 – £4
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Come along and join Andy for some amazing entertainment. There’s juggling, magic, songs, rhymes and balloons. Fun for the all the family, so drag those older brothers and sisters away from the Xbox and enjoy a party for all.   Start Time : 2pm   Ticket Price : £4 (child) £1 (adult)  

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22 February, 2019 - 24 February, 2019
£7
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The Hatter’s Musical Ever wondered how the Mad Hatter got his name? And why Wonderland ever existed? Well have we got the show for you! Based in London, this toe-tapping imaginative show is for all the family and is performed by a cast of 8-21 year olds! An original script and songs based around Lewis Carroll’s works, this is one not to miss!   Start Time : 7.30pm / 2.30pm (23rd and 24th Only)   Ticket Price : £7  

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March 2019

1 March, 2019
£10 – £11
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Elvis Presley is not only remembered as one of the most influential artist’s of all time, but also as the King of Rock n Roll. Respectfully Elvis features the talented Ivan Brady, paying a heartfelt and personal tribute that showcases the obscure, and classic Elvis songs from the 60’s era. A true appreciation to the man and his music. Early bird price of £10 ends Jan 31st   Start Time : 7.30pm   Ticket Price : £11 / £10 (early…

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2 March, 2019
£13 – £15
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After their debut sellout performance here, we are thrilled to welcome back this amazing tribute band again. Songbird bring all the hits of Fleetwood Mac to the stage featuring classic songs from ‘Rumours’ ‘Tango in the Night’, ‘Tusk’, and ‘Mirage’.  Songbird offer a tribute to this iconic rock band with a mix of light, sound and video projection.  This is truly an immersive show. Come and join us in paying tribute to one of history’s’ all time, greatest bands.  …

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3 March, 2019
£4
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This is the Seagull’s bi-monthly performance platform for local poets and songwriters. Described as ‘a place of truth-telling which is the basis of all good poetry’, contributors explore what is good, bad and fascinating about being human – all told with refreshing honesty and good humour. If you would like to take part in this event, please contact Ian Fosten (07791 068080 or ian@fosten.com).   Start Time 7.30pm   Ticket Price £4

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8 March, 2019
£5
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My Rock Choir proudly presents Primary Spring Fest at the Seagull Theatre, a spectacular night of rock and popular music performed by the amazing children and primary schools from Lowestoft. Come and hear some of your favourite songs from the 1960s to the present,  as well as some fantastic new songs written by the children themselves. All proceeds from the concert will contribute to our trip to perform in Plaisir, France, the one and only, exclusive stop on our very…

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Songs From The Motion Picture ‘O Brother Where Art Thou’ Tosh Ewins , yet again brings together a cast of national and locally acclaimed performers and musicians, to re create a concert performed at the Ryman Auditorium, (The Grand Ole Opry), in Nashville, in the year 2000. The original concert was given to promote the motion picture, ‘O Brother Where Art Thou’ and contained many a classic ‘Ole timey song’, including ‘ I am a man of constant Sorrow, Big…

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John Osborne is on tour with a double bill of his two much loved theatre shows. John Peel’s Shed is the story of a box of records he won in a competition on the late DJ’s Radio 1 show. Circled in the Radio Times is a show about finding a pile of old TV magazines. John is a regular at festivals including Glastonbury, Latitude and the Edinburgh fringe. This will be an intimate, funny, engaging evening by a master of…

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16 March, 2019
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After another sell out performance in October 2018 Zingaro Blue are definitely back again with another great show this time with tales from Suffolk and Norfolk and a brand new album!   For those of you who are new to Zingaro Blue their music is probably a fusion of Gypsy Folk/ Rock/ Pop and Jazz/ blues all moulded into one. Their is no genre or category to describe the sound of Zingaro Blue’s music. The best way to discover their…

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Andy Davis hosts another family fun evening of Karaoke, featuring your most loved songs, so grab some friends and come on down to our relaxed foyer. The bar will be open for the people who may need a small amount of Dutch courage. This is free to watch and free to participate.   Start Time : 7.30pm   Ticket Price : FREE.

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21 March, 2019
£11 – £12
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MILE TWELVE “This fast rising 5 piece band from the USA (guitar, fiddle, mandolin, banjo & double bass) perform creative covers, their own acclaimed bluegrass/folk originals and a sprinkling of traditional songs, all delivered with outstanding musicianship and vocal harmonies. In 2017 they released their debut album “Onwards”, drawing on a range of diverse influences and won the Momentum Award from the International Bluegrass Music Association. “They craft memorable songs, and arrange them to perfectly fit their prodigious abilities” – Bluegrass…

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22 March, 2019 - 23 March, 2019
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The Gospel According to Philip by Richard Melchior & Heidi Svoboda The most excruciatingly funny fringe comedy I’ve ever reviewed.★★★★★  Everything Theatre From a London Fringe run, presented by Red Herring Theatre Company. Jesus is organising his ‘Lord of the Dance 30AD’ tour but his disciples can’t stop bickering. Thankfully it is all being doggedly written down in Philip’s diary. A Funny, poignant and ridiculous satire, The Gospel According to Philip is an unsanctified black comedy of the highest order. Age recommended…

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29 March, 2019
£6 – £10
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“Going to sea – it’s in your blood. We’ve been doing it for generations, regardless of the cost.” The greatest storm in living memory blasts the English coast. Striving against the howling winds and pounding waves, a lonely boat struggles on. Those left behind wait impatiently, huddled together, isolated and unfamiliar. As the storm rages, stories, memories, songs and myths tumble out of the night, capturing a life lived in and around the sea. One island, one sea, ever changing,…

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30 March, 2019
£7
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Gin City are a five piece band driven by boogie -woogie keyboard, harmonica and guitar, fronted by Carol Nicholls on vocals.  The band is completed by drums and bass guitar. They will have your feet tapping with their ‘Gin City’ style of Jazz and Blues. They thoroughly enjoy playing and this comes across so well on stage. A band not to be missed!   Start Time : 7.30pm   Ticket Price : £7  

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April 2019

3 April, 2019 - 5 April, 2019
£7 – £8
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Fabba Theatre are 10 years old this year!  And after 36 shows of action, adventure and ad-libs we’re returning to where it all began with a brand-new production of Wizard of Oz.  Join Dorothy and Toto as a tornado deposits them in a wonderful land far, far away, full of Emerald Cities, Ruby Slippers and Wicked Witches.  This will be an enchanting and fun-filled show celebrating the very best of Fabba!   Start Time : 7.30pm   Ticket Time :…

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6 April, 2019
£8 – £10
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An Honest Gentleman A musical play about East Anglia’s very own Dick Turpin   Little is known of Thomas Easter except that he was born in ‘Alsum in Norfolk’ in 1715 and was hung at Tyburn 24 years later. However his was a life packed with adventure and intrigue. From North Norfolk to Putney Heath Easter plied his trade as a Gentleman of the Road, ‘raising contributions upon the public’ and from the little that is known was a dashing…

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After the success of ‘We Are The Lions Mr Manager’ Townsend Theatre Productions presents   ROUSE, YE WOMEN Mary Macarthur and the Women Chainmakers – a folk opera by Neil Gore and John Kirkpatrick   In 1910 the women chainmakers of Cradley Heath focussed the world’s attention on the plight of Britain’s low-paid women workers involved in the ‘home-working sweated industries’, hammering out chain-links in sheds in the backyards of their homes with their babies and children for 5 shillings…

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9 April, 2019
£1
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Quiz Night Come and join us for a fun quiz here in our cosy foyer, hosted by the Seagull Theatre. Only £1 per person and teams of up to 6 people allowed. Always a fun night with some great friendly competition and banter.   Start Time : 7.30pm   Ticket Price : £1

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13 April, 2019
£5 – £12
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Cat On a Hot Tin Roof by Tennessee Williams A dysfunctional family gathers to celebrate the birthday of patriarch “Big Daddy” Pollitt in this tense, powerful, highly charged and emotionally moving play which was turned into an award-winning film starring Elizabeth Taylor and Paul Newman. The lustful advances of passionate, sexually frustrated Maggie are thwarted by the unloving temperament of her alcoholic and apathetic husband, Brick, who is still lamenting the death of his best friend.   Start Time :…

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Andy Davis hosts another family fun evening of Karaoke, featuring your most loved songs, so grab some friends and come on down to our relaxed foyer. The bar will be open to those who may need a small amount of Dutch courage. This is free to watch and free to participate.   Start Time : 7.30pm   Ticket Price : FREE

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16 April, 2019
£15
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THE GOOD LOVELIES “Canadian Juno and SOCAN Award winners, the Good Lovelies (Kerri Ough, Sue Passmore, and Caroline Brooks) are immensely talented vocalists and songwriters in their own right; however, it’s their voices interwoven in harmony – powerful and pure, organic and inspiring – that elevates them from impressive to peerless. For more than 10 years they’ve covered plenty of stylistic ground, adding tinges of pop, roots and jazz to their country / folk core, but through it all, the…

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In this, the latest of his fascinating presentations, popular historian Ivan Bunn will be looking at and discussing the history and stories behind the parks and recreational facilities in North Lowestoft. The focus will be on, but not exclusively, Belle Vue Park, Sparrows Nest and the Denes Oval.  An area that has been pretty much ignored in Lowestoft’s history.  Don’t miss the chance to learn more about this wonderful, but at times sadly neglected, part of the Town.   Start…

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27 April, 2019
£20 – £23
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PAKEFIELD ACOUSTIC MUSIC DAY 7 hours of great acoustic music – inventive Lancashire trio Harp & A Monkey, Norwich based Alden, Patterson & Dashwood (now making big waves nationally), acclaimed duo Winter Wilson, FATEA award winners Oka Vanga, Folk/Americana duo Honey & The Bear and internationally acclaimed singer/songwriter Hannah Scott (with Stefano Della Casa on cello), plus the winner of our competition (see entry for 10th February). The performances will be over 2 sessions, from 1.20 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.…

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May 2019

19 May, 2019
£7 – £8
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Join Kirkley Community Choir as they perform an afternoon of music and song. The group will be celebrating Spring with a selection of well-known songs across the many genres and styles they cover. Set up in 2012, Kirkley Community Choir promotes health and wellbeing through singing and has up to 70 members attending regularly. Be sure to book early so that you don’t miss them.   Start Time : 4pm   Ticket Price : £8 / £7 (early bird to…

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June 2019

3 June, 2019
£11 – £12
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Cardboard Fox are Charlotte and Laura Carrivick (guitar/vocals and fiddle/vocals respectively), Joe Tozer (mandolin) and John Breese (double bass) – a powerful combination of instrumental dexterity, wonderful harmonies and memorable songwriting. They’ve toured throughout the UK and Europe and were the first UK band to play the International Bluegrass Music Association’s festival in North Carolina. Winners of the Spiral Earth Award (“Best Debut”), they’ve been described as “thoroughly gorgeous”, “striking” and “a delight”. Video and more at http://cardboardfox.co.uk/media/html Start Time…

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21 June, 2019
£11 – £13
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The 1950s was a decade which saw music change forever. In their original show ‘The Story of Doo-Wop’, vocal group the TestostaTones explored the birth of the Doo-Wop genre which saw quartets singing on street corners, in barbershops and churches in the early 50s in a style which directly paved the way for rock ‘n’ roll. This genre and the “50s chord progression” paved the way for the popularity of Jive and early Rock – styles which sent the world into…

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October 2019

19 October, 2019
£12 – £14
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Roll over Beethoven, because the greatest tribute to Jeff Lynne’s Electric Light Orchestra is here! In an all live show featuring soaring strings, striking vocal harmonies and playing all the much loved songs from ELO’s hit-filled library including Evil Woman, Telephone Line and Don’t Bring Me Down. The ELO Encounter promises a night filled with rock, roll and Blue Skies that would make even Mozart mambo and Bach boogie! So Hold On Tight because Rock and Roll Is King in a show…

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