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DECEMBER

2019

SATURDAY 7th December


 

SEE BELOW FOR MORE DETAILS ON  EVENTS

WHAT'S ON

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(Lowestoft Library)

 

10.45am – 12pm    Saturday Fun (Storytime and Crafts)

Come and join to decorate our Christmas Tree.

Free event - no need to book


(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Stella Peskett Millennium Hall, Southwold)


10am - 12noon    Friends of Southwold Library Coffee Morning

Hot drinks, mince pies or biscuits

Cake Stall, Craft Stalls, Book Stall, CDs/DVDs & Raffle

All funds towards supporting Southwold Library


(For more details on events at or organised by Southwold Library, call 01502-722519 or email southwold.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Fisher Theatre, Bungay)


1pm     Dance Through the Ages – Chloe Florido School of Dance

‘Dance’ is a local dance company in Bungay that has been running mixed aged dance classes for three years plus. The company opened six years ago and is still growing in the community. Come and support local children while we dance through the decades.

Tickets: £6


7.30pm    ‘Automatic for the People’ - R.E.M / Stipe

R.E.M remain one of the world’s most enigmatic stadium rock bands, with a string of peerless albums running forward from the 80s. Whether it’s playing major festivals or appearing on the One Show, performing for Michael Stipe himself, Stipe is the definitive R.E.M. tribute. Automatic for the People; 1992 and R.E.M. were the biggest, most important rock band in America.

Tickets: £12


(For more details contact the Theatre on 01986-897130 or visit the website: www.fishertheatre.org)


SUNDAY 8th December


(Halesworth Library)


12noon –  2.30pm   Sunday Club

We have craft activities and stories for children.

Please drop in and join in the fun – all ages welcome, and it’s free!

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Kessingland Library)

 

10.30am - 11.30am        Lego & Childrens Craft Club

Crafts and Games for all ages

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 741212 or email kessingland.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Lowestoft Library)

 

11am-12noon        Sunday Crafts

Crafts and Games for all ages – This is a Free Activity

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Oulton Broad Library)

 

11.15am–12.15pm     Lego Club

£1 per builder or £1.50 per family

Please contact the Library to book in advance


(For more deails on events at the Library, call 01502 583135 or email oultonbroad.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Saxmundham Library)

 

12noon - 1pm    Sunday Craft

Sessions FREE for any age


2pm - 3pm    CRAFT & CHAT (ideal for adults)

Bring your own craft and chat to likeminded people

 

(More details from the Library on 01728 652440)


(Southwold Library)

 

10.30am - 11am      Baby Bounce and Tot Rock

Music, rhymes, singing and dancing for babies and toddlers


11.30am - 12.15pm      Storytime

Stories, crafts and colouring for 7s and under


12.15pm - 1pm      Lego Club

Open to kids (and adults) of all ages

All donations of Lego welcome

Adults: Would you like to help with Lego Club?  Just ask staff


(For more details on events at or organised by Southwold Library, call 01502-722519 or email southwold.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Carlton Colville Community Centre, Hall Road, Carlton Colville, Lowestoft)

 

10.30am - 3pm      East Coast Hospices' popular ' Early Robin' Christmas Craft Market

A great way to start your Christmas Shopping!!

There will be stalls galore with 30+ crafters selling their creative treasures and crafty creations for all and a fantastic tombola with over 90+prizes up for grabs.

Joining us on the day will be Twinkle Twinkle Little Party Balloon, Party and Character Specialist with some special character friends come along and take your picture with Ariel, Belle and Rapunzel

Festive Refreshments available on the day.
All funds raised on the day will support the East Coast Hospice appeal.


(For more details call 1493 718707)


MONDAY 9th December


(Halesworth Library)

 

10am-12noon            Creative Writing Group

Local writer / publisher Tom Corbett runs a creative writing group at the Library.

This eight-week rolling programme includes both poetry and prose writing.

A parallel group is held on Tuesday evenings from 6.30pm-9pm at Bridge House, a minute from the Library.

For more information contact Tom on 07831 364021

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Kessingland Library)

 

10:30-11:00am             Baby Bounce and Tot Rock

Music, rhymes, singing and dancing for babies and toddlers

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 741212 or email kessingland.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Lowestoft Library)

 

11am-11:30am       Storytime

Stories for Children of All Ages – This is a Free Activity – All Welcome


4pm - 5.30pm    Book Club Session (14-18 year olds)

The book club is directed at 14-18 years olds however we can be pretty flexible to changing the age if needed.

To join the book club, either message on Facebook at Lowestoft Library book Club 14-18 years page or alternatively go into the library and present yourself at the main reception and asked to be signed up.


(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Oulton Broad Library)

 

10.30am–11.30am  Top Time

Events and Activities for older people

 

1pm–2.30pm     Family Playtime (Term time only)

For children 0 – 5 years old

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 583135 or email oultonbroad.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Southwold Library)

 

10.30am    Legal Matters Information & Advice Session

Joint house ownership – what are "tenants in common" anyway?

Local Solicitor Stuart Johnson, fully accredited with Solicitors for the Elderly, will advise on how joint ownership of a house can affect your will.


2pm    “Leaving Her Tears Behind” : Come and meet Local Author Martin Wanger (Pseudonym Madeline Dando)

He will talk about his life, his struggle as an un-published author, explain how to self-publish and give his views on creative writing.  He has published two highly regarded novels.

This dramatic and captivating story is packed with love, lies, excitement and passion.  Written through the eyes of two women, it deals with Sarah’s struggle to adapt to a new life in Norfolk and keep her family together, whilst Maggie, filled with jealousy and hate will do anything she can to destroy her. 


(For more details on events at or organised by Southwold Library, call 01502-722519 or email southwold.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Fisher Theatre, Bungay)


7.45pm     Fisher Theatre Cinema - Fisherman’s Friends (12)

A fast living, cynical London music executive reluctantly heads to Cornwall on a colleague’s stag weekend, where he’s pranked by his boss into trying to sign a group of shanty singing fishermen.

Tickets: £5 (members £3)


(For more details contact the Theatre on 01986-897130 or visit the website: www.fishertheatre.org)


TUESDAY 10th December


(Halesworth Library)

 

9.45am-10.45am              LapTop Support & iPad Support

Support sessions for using Laptops & iPads – Places must be booked

£5 per session

There is also a possibility of one to one sessions at £15 per hour. Please contact staff.

 

9.30am – 10.15am     Rhyme Time for Pre-schoolers

Musical instruments, rhymes, stories and singing


10.15am - 11am      Stay and Play

Young people and their parents or carers are welcome to Stay and Play


2pm - 4pm   Mindfulness Colouring

Takes place on the Gallery in the library. New members will receive a warm welcome.

Bring your own materials or use ours.


5:45pm                           Weight Watchers

New and returning members are welcome to this friendly group run by leader Chris Hendry.

Join for a happier and healthier you!

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Kessingland Library)

 

2.30pm - 4pm     Adult Colouring

Drop-in Session

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 741212 or email kessingland.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Lowestoft Library)

 

9.30am to 11am    Sit and Sew

For all ages and abilities.  We will provide some materials or you can bring your own projects to work on.  Be creative and make friends.

 

9.30am - 12noon & 1pm - 3pm     Information Advice and Guidance

We provide free impartial information, advice and guidance on a wide range of subjects to all our customers.

Benefits, Community Services, Education, Employment, Family and Relationships, Health and Other Problems

Just drop in – no appointment necessary

 

11am - 11.45am    Tiny Tots

Music, Rhymes, Play and Chat

For families with premature babies


2pm to 3:30pm      TIME OUT – Events for Adults

A variety of activities for the older person.

 

7pm     Lowestoft Library Writers Group

An Evening Writers Group - Come along to meet other writers, take part in writing activities, and share your work (but only if you want to). The group is informal but supportive.

For more information contact the Library or check out the facebook page ‘Lowestoft Library Writers Group’


(For more details contact the Library on 01502 674660 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Saxmundham Library)

 

9.30am - 10am   BOOKSTART Song & Rhyme activity sessions (Term Time Only

FREE sessions from birth to pre-schoolers and their parent/grandparent/carer

 

(More details from the Library on 01728 652440)


(Southwold Library)

 

10.30am - 11am        Baby Bounce and Tot Rock

Music, rhymes, singing and dancing for babies and toddlers.

 

10.30am - 1pm

Trading Standards & Fire Safety Information


2pm      Craft & Chat: Craft Group for Adults

Bring your knitting, sewing or any other craft. Meet like-minded crafters.

Refreshments available.


(For more details on events at or organised by Southwold Library, call 01502-722519 or email southwold.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


WEDNESDAY 11th December


(Halesworth Library)

 

10:30am-12noon       Time Out - Events for Adults

A variety of activities for the older person.

This week: Try Handbell Ringing!


(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Kessingland Library)


2pm - 3:30pm    PRIME TIME – Events for Adults

A variety of activities for the older person


(For more details on events at the  Library, call 01502 741212 or email kessingland.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Lowestoft Library)

 

11am to 11:30am      Tot Rock

Songs, Rhymes and Lots of Fun for pre-school children – This is a Free Activity

 

2pm to 3:30pm         Poetry Appreciation Group

Come and enjoy works by Keats, Shelley, Tennyson and Wordsworth amongst others.

You’ll look at the poems, and the lives of the poets and their historical context will be considered, as well as their relevance to modern life.   

Copies of the poems will be provided for you but you may want to bring along a notebook and pen

 

(For more details on events at the  Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


THURSDAY 12th December


(Halesworth Library)

 

On Thursday mornings (when the Library is otherwise closed) we host Spot On Fitness - classes suitable for all abilities (in both classes all activity is done while seated).

9:30am-10:15am - Get trim and toned whilst sitting down.  Increase fitness, strength and mobility.

10:30am-11:30am - Gentle seated, stretching exercises, increasing fitness, strength and mobility. 

All exercises are adaptable to meet individual needs.  You work at your pace and your level to achieve your goals.

£4 per session

Any queries please text 07780 707972 or email susan_potter_57@hotmail.com


(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Kessingland Library)

 

10:30-11:00am             Baby Bounce and Tot Rock

Music, rhymes, singing and dancing for babies and toddlers

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 741212 or email kessingland.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Lowestoft Library)

 

11am to 11:45am      Baby Bounce

Rhymes, Songs and Play for Newborns and Pre-Walkers – This is a Free Activity


10.30am - 12noon    Sporting Memories

You’ll receive a warm welcome at our new Sporting Memories Group.

Come along with your photos, scrapbook and memorabilia, and share your memories with other sports fans.

All session are free


(For more details on events at the  Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Saxmundham Library)

 

10am - 12noon    TopTime Sessions

Talks & Activities for the older person

This week: Games - Time for some board game fun

£1 per person (includes refreshments)

 

(More details from the Library on 01728 652440)


(Southwold Library)

 

6.30pm    Mah-jong Group

Can you play mah-jong?  Do you want to learn?

Come along and join the group at Southwold Library


(For more details on events at or organised by Southwold Library, call 01502-722519 or email southwold.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Fisher Theatre, Bungay)


7.30pm     Christmas Crooners – Masters of Swing

An exciting brand-new festive show from the production company that has brought three sellout shows to the Fisher theatre. Packed full of great Christmas music, laughs and audience participation and celebrating the very best singers from the golden age of swing and the big band era in a fast-paced, energetic show featuring amazing vocalists and a scorching hot 5-piece band.

Tickets: £16 (65+ £15 / U18 £12)


(For more details contact the Theatre on 01986-897130 or visit the website: www.fishertheatre.org)


FRIDAY 13th December


(Halesworth Library)

 

4pm-5:30pm     Junior Wordsmiths (for ages 8 to 13 yrs)

A great way to build children’s’ writing confidence

Cost is £15 per 5 sessions

To reserve a place, contact Annaliese Matheron on 07885 607374 or halesworthwordsmiths@gmail.com

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Kessingland Library)

 

1.30pm - 3.30pm    Job Club & Basic IT Support

Drop in Session

 

2pm        Scrabble Club


(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 741212 or e-mail kessingland.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Lowestoft Library)

 

10am - 11.30am    Family Play Drop In

Crafts, Songs and Play for the under 5’s – This is a Free Activity


1pm - 3pm    Creative Club

Come and make, create and enjoy arts and crafts.

Try new things, make new friends.


1.30pm - 3pm         Conversation Café

A friendly space where individuals can meet to share ideas, learn new skills and find solutions to challenges affecting our community.

Meet new people and learn more about life in Lowestoft and local services available to you.

Come along to chat with new friends from around Lowestoft and tell others about your story.

We will help you to feel at home in Lowestoft.

Simply drop in or for further information ask for Nicky on 01502 442810 or email nicola.blake@suffolklibraries.co.uk


4pm - 5.30pm      Talking with Teens (11 to 16 year olds)

Come and talk with other teenagers about: Emotional Health and Well-Being, Exam Stress, Online Safety, Relationships, Drugs and Alcohol.

Cans and Crisps provided


(For more details on events at the  Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Saxmundham Library)

 

10.30am - 11am   BOOKSTART Song & Rhyme activity sessions (Term Time Only

FREE sessions from birth to pre-schoolers and their parent/grandparent/carer

 

(More details from the Library on 01728 652440)


SATURDAY 14th December


(Halesworth Library)

 

10am - 11am  Your Local District Councillor Tony Goldson

Holds a drop-in surgery.  Come along and ask any questions about local issues that concern you.


11.15am - 11.45am  U3A Recorders

Come along and hear them play


(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Lowestoft Library)

 

10.45am – 12pm    Saturday Fun (Storytime and Crafts)

Come and join us for ou Christmas Party.  Christmas themed crafts and activities.  Plus refreshments. 

Free event - no need to book


(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(East Anglia Transport Museum, Carlton Colville, Lowestoft)

 

3pm - 7pm      Santa Tram

All aboard for a unique, unforgettable trip into our Woodland Wonderland to see Santa and his Helpers.

Admission strictly by pre-booked ticket only - early booking is recommended

Booking forms available from the Museum during opening hours / on the website / or by calling 07759-698437

Other dates in December: Sunday 15th, Friday 20th, Saturday 21st, Sunday 22nd & Monday 23rd


(For more details on events at the museum, call 01502-518459 or visit the website: www.eatransportmuseum.co.uk)


SUNDAY 15th December


(Halesworth Library)


12noon –  2.30pm   Sunday Club

We have craft activities and stories for children.

Please drop in and join in the fun – all ages welcome, and it’s free!

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Kessingland Library)

 

10.30am - 11.30am        Lego & Childrens Craft Club

Crafts and Games for all ages

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 741212 or email kessingland.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Lowestoft Library)

 

11am-12noon        Sunday Crafts

Crafts and Games for all ages – This is a Free Activity

 

2pm - 3.30pm      Lego Club

Lego Club every other Sunday in our Everitt Room.

It will cost £1 per builder or £1.50 per family.

It is open to anyone over 5 years old.

There's no need to book, so just turn up on the day.


(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Oulton Broad Library)

 

11am – 2.45pm    Craft Activities

For primary school age children


(For more deails on events at the Library, call 01502 583135 or email oultonbroad.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Saxmundham Library)

 

12noon - 1pm    Sunday Craft

Sessions FREE for any age


2pm - 3pm    CRAFT & CHAT (ideal for adults)

Bring your own craft and chat to likeminded people

 

(More details from the Library on 01728 652440)


(Southwold Library)

 

10.30am - 11am      Baby Bounce and Tot Rock

Music, rhymes, singing and dancing for babies and toddlers


11.30am - 12.15pm      Storytime

Stories, crafts and colouring for 7s and under


12.15pm - 1pm      Lego Club

Open to kids (and adults) of all ages

All donations of Lego welcome

Adults: Would you like to help with Lego Club?  Just ask staff


(For more details on events at or organised by Southwold Library, call 01502-722519 or email southwold.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(East Anglia Transport Museum, Carlton Colville, Lowestoft)

 

3pm - 7pm      Santa Tram

All aboard for a unique, unforgettable trip into our Woodland Wonderland to see Santa and his Helpers.

Admission strictly by pre-booked ticket only - early booking is recommended

Booking forms available from the Museum during opening hours / on the website / or by calling 07759-698437

Other dates in December: Friday 20th, Saturday 21st, Sunday 22nd & Monday 23rd


(For more details on events at the museum, call 01502-518459 or visit the website: www.eatransportmuseum.co.uk)


MONDAY 16th December


(Halesworth Library)

 

10am-12noon            Creative Writing Group

Local writer / publisher Tom Corbett runs a creative writing group at the Library.

This eight-week rolling programme includes both poetry and prose writing.

A parallel group is held on Tuesday evenings from 6.30pm-9pm at Bridge House, a minute from the Library.

For more information contact Tom on 07831 364021

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Kessingland Library)

 

10:30-11:00am             Baby Bounce and Tot Rock

Music, rhymes, singing and dancing for babies and toddlers

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 741212 or email kessingland.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Lowestoft Library)

 

11am-11:30am       Storytime

Stories for Children of All Ages – This is a Free Activity – All Welcome


1pm - 3pm         Crafty Crafters

Bring your own project or use our supplies

Tea/Coffee available

£1 donation

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Oulton Broad Library)

 

10.30am–11.30am  Top Time

Events and Activities for older people

 

1pm–2.30pm     Family Playtime (Term time only)

For children 0 – 5 years old

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 583135 or email oultonbroad.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


TUESDAY 17th December


(Halesworth Library)

 

9.45am-10.45am              LapTop Support & iPad Support

Support sessions for using Laptops & iPads – Places must be booked

£5 per session

There is also a possibility of one to one sessions at £15 per hour. Please contact staff.

 

9.30am – 10.15am     Rhyme Time for Pre-schoolers

Musical instruments, rhymes, stories and singing


10.15am - 11am      Stay and Play

Young people and their parents or carers are welcome to Stay and Play


2pm - 4pm                    ‘Crafty Companions’

Bring along your craft project to get some support and inspiration!

New members welcome.

 

5:45pm                           Weight Watchers

New and returning members are welcome to this friendly group run by leader Chris Hendry.

Join for a happier and healthier you!

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Kessingland Library)

 

2.30pm - 4pm     Adult Colouring

Drop-in Session

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 741212 or email kessingland.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Lowestoft Library)

 

9.30am to 11am    Sit and Sew

For all ages and abilities.  We will provide some materials or you can bring your own projects to work on.  Be creative and make friends.

 

9.30am - 12noon & 1pm - 3pm     Information Advice and Guidance

We provide free impartial information, advice and guidance on a wide range of subjects to all our customers.

Benefits, Community Services, Education, Employment, Family and Relationships, Health and Other Problems

Just drop in – no appointment necessary

 

2pm to 3:30pm      TIME OUT – Events for Adults

A variety of activities for the older person.

 

(For more details contact the Library on 01502 674660 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Saxmundham Library)

 

9.30am - 10am   BOOKSTART Song & Rhyme activity sessions (Term Time Only

FREE sessions from birth to pre-schoolers and their parent/grandparent/carer

 

(More details from the Library on 01728 652440)


(Southwold Library)

 

10.30am - 11am        Baby Bounce and Tot Rock

Music, rhymes, singing and dancing for babies and toddlers.

 

2pm      Jigsaw Club: Jigsaw Puzzle Group for Adults

Come and add some pieces to the latest jigsaw


(For more details on events at or organised by Southwold Library, call 01502-722519 or email southwold.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


WEDNESDAY 18th December


(Halesworth Library)

 

10:30am-12noon       Time Out - Events for Adults

A variety of activities for the older person.

This week:  Christmas Cheer – bring along poetry, stories, jokes, carols, anything suitable for a Christmas party!


1.30pm - 3pm    Ink Golden Age Writing Group with Griff!

Are you over 65 and a budding writer, please come along-it’s free!

No Experience necessary

For more information contct: Helen Hayes on 07917 799456


(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Kessingland Library)


2pm - 3:30pm    PRIME TIME – Events for Adults

A variety of activities for the older person


(For more details on events at the  Library, call 01502 741212 or email kessingland.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Lowestoft Library)

 

11am to 11:30am      Tot Rock

Songs, Rhymes and Lots of Fun for pre-school children – This is a Free Activity

 

2pm to 3:30pm         Poetry Appreciation Group

Come and enjoy works by Keats, Shelley, Tennyson and Wordsworth amongst others.

You’ll look at the poems, and the lives of the poets and their historical context will be considered, as well as their relevance to modern life.   

Copies of the poems will be provided for you but you may want to bring along a notebook and pen

 

(For more details on events at the  Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


THURSDAY 19th December


(Halesworth Library)

 

On Thursday mornings (when the Library is otherwise closed) we host Spot On Fitness - classes suitable for all abilities (in both classes all activity is done while seated).

9:30am-10:15am - Get trim and toned whilst sitting down.  Increase fitness, strength and mobility.

10:30am-11:30am - Gentle seated, stretching exercises, increasing fitness, strength and mobility. 

All exercises are adaptable to meet individual needs.  You work at your pace and your level to achieve your goals.

£4 per session

Any queries please text 07780 707972 or email susan_potter_57@hotmail.com


(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Kessingland Library)

 

10:30-11:00am             Baby Bounce and Tot Rock

Music, rhymes, singing and dancing for babies and toddlers

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 741212 or email kessingland.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Lowestoft Library)

 

11am to 11:45am      Baby Bounce

Rhymes, Songs and Play for Newborns and Pre-Walkers – This is a Free Activity


10.30am - 12noon    Sporting Memories

You’ll receive a warm welcome at our new Sporting Memories Group.

Come along with your photos, scrapbook and memorabilia, and share your memories with other sports fans.

All session are free


(For more details on events at the  Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Saxmundham Library)

 

10am - 12noon    TopTime Sessions

Talks & Activities for the older person

This week: Games - Time for some board game fun

£1 per person (includes refreshments)

 

(More details from the Library on 01728 652440)


(Southwold Library)

 

10.30am - 11am        Baby Bounce and Tot Rock

Music, rhymes, singing and dancing for babies and toddlers.


6.30pm      Southwold Library Reading Groups Christmas Do

Are you in a reading group?  All reading group members welcome to this annual Christmas get together.  A chance to compare notes, discuss group favourites (and the ones you hated) and get recommendations for the new year. 

Tea, coffee and squash provided but please bring nibbles and any other drinks to add to the evening’s offering.


(For more details on events at or organised by Southwold Library, call 01502-722519 or email southwold.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


FRIDAY 20th December


(Halesworth Library)

 

2pm - 4pm   Chess Club

A fortnightly Chess Club at the library.

Please call Andrew Lindqvist on 01986 785467 or email andrewlindqvist@btinternet.com for more details


(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Kessingland Library)

 

1.30pm - 3.30pm    Job Club & Basic IT Support

Drop in Session

 

2pm    Craft Club


(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 741212 or e-mail kessingland.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Lowestoft Library)

 

10am - 11.30am    Family Play Drop In

Crafts, Songs and Play for the under 5’s – This is a Free Activity


1pm - 3pm    Creative Club

Come and make, create and enjoy arts and crafts.

Try new things, make new friends.


1.30pm - 3pm         Conversation Café

A friendly space where individuals can meet to share ideas, learn new skills and find solutions to challenges affecting our community.

Meet new people and learn more about life in Lowestoft and local services available to you.

Come along to chat with new friends from around Lowestoft and tell others about your story.

We will help you to feel at home in Lowestoft.

Simply drop in or for further information ask for Nicky on 01502 442810 or email nicola.blake@suffolklibraries.co.uk


4pm - 5.30pm      Talking with Teens (11 to 16 year olds)

Come and talk with other teenagers about: Emotional Health and Well-Being, Exam Stress, Online Safety, Relationships, Drugs and Alcohol.

Cans and Crisps provided


(For more details on events at the  Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Saxmundham Library)

 

10.30am - 11am   BOOKSTART Song & Rhyme activity sessions (Term Time Only

FREE sessions from birth to pre-schoolers and their parent/grandparent/carer

 

(More details from the Library on 01728 652440)


(East Anglia Transport Museum, Carlton Colville, Lowestoft)

 

3pm - 7pm      Santa Tram

All aboard for a unique, unforgettable trip into our Woodland Wonderland to see Santa and his Helpers.

Admission strictly by pre-booked ticket only - early booking is recommended

Booking forms available from the Museum during opening hours / on the website / or by calling 07759-698437

Other dates in December: Saturday 21st, Sunday 22nd & Monday 23rd


(For more details on events at the museum, call 01502-518459 or visit the website: www.eatransportmuseum.co.uk)


(Fisher Theatre, Bungay)


1pm & 5pm     Puss in Boots

The UpShoot pantomime has become a proper winter celebration of the whole year at the Fisher Theatre - full of jokes, silliness, scrapes, invention, songs, magic and local observations!

Tickets: £13.50 / (65+) £12 / (U18) £8.50 / Groups 10+ £10 per person

Performances: 20th December 2019 to 3rd January 2020 (No peformances on 25th December & 1st January)

(Adult performance (18+) on 4th January 2020)


(For more details contact the Theatre on 01986-897130 or visit the website: www.fishertheatre.org)


SATURDAY 21st December


(Lowestoft Library)

 

10.45am – 12pm    Saturday Fun (Storytime and Crafts)

Come and join us for GIANT Games.

Free event - no need to book


(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(East Anglia Transport Museum, Carlton Colville, Lowestoft)

 

3pm - 7pm      Santa Tram

All aboard for a unique, unforgettable trip into our Woodland Wonderland to see Santa and his Helpers.

Admission strictly by pre-booked ticket only - early booking is recommended

Booking forms available from the Museum during opening hours / on the website / or by calling 07759-698437

Other dates in December: Sunday 22nd & Monday 23rd


(For more details on events at the museum, call 01502-518459 or visit the website: www.eatransportmuseum.co.uk)


(Fisher Theatre, Bungay)


1pm & 5pm     Puss in Boots

The UpShoot pantomime has become a proper winter celebration of the whole year at the Fisher Theatre - full of jokes, silliness, scrapes, invention, songs, magic and local observations!

Tickets: £13.50 / (65+) £12 / (U18) £8.50 / Groups 10+ £10 per person

Performances: 20th December 2019 to 3rd January 2020 (No peformances on 25th December & 1st January)

(Adult performance (18+) on 4th January 2020)


(For more details contact the Theatre on 01986-897130 or visit the website: www.fishertheatre.org)


SUNDAY 22nd December


(Halesworth Library)


12noon –  2.30pm   Sunday Club

We have craft activities and stories for children.

Please drop in and join in the fun – all ages welcome, and it’s free!

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Kessingland Library)

 

10.30am - 11.30am        Lego & Childrens Craft Club

Crafts and Games for all ages

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 741212 or email kessingland.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Lowestoft Library)

 

11am-12noon        Sunday Crafts

Crafts and Games for all ages – This is a Free Activity

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Oulton Broad Library)

 

11.15am–12.15pm     Lego Club

£1 per builder or £1.50 per family

Please contact the Library to book in advance


(For more deails on events at the Library, call 01502 583135 or email oultonbroad.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Saxmundham Library)

 

12noon - 1pm    Sunday Craft

Sessions FREE for any age


2pm - 3pm    CRAFT & CHAT (ideal for adults)

Bring your own craft and chat to likeminded people

 

(More details from the Library on 01728 652440)


(Southwold Library)

 

10.30am - 11am      Baby Bounce and Tot Rock

Music, rhymes, singing and dancing for babies and toddlers


11.30am    Badger Craft

Come and decorate your very own Christmassy badger to hang on your Christmas tree


11.30am - 12.15pm      Storytime

Stories, crafts and colouring for 7s and under


12.15pm - 1pm      Lego Club

Open to kids (and adults) of all ages

All donations of Lego welcome

Adults: Would you like to help with Lego Club?  Just ask staff


(For more details on events at or organised by Southwold Library, call 01502-722519 or email southwold.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(East Anglia Transport Museum, Carlton Colville, Lowestoft)

 

3pm - 7pm      Santa Tram

All aboard for a unique, unforgettable trip into our Woodland Wonderland to see Santa and his Helpers.

Admission strictly by pre-booked ticket only - early booking is recommended

Booking forms available from the Museum during opening hours / on the website / or by calling 07759-698437

Other dates in December: Monday 23rd


(For more details on events at the museum, call 01502-518459 or visit the website: www.eatransportmuseum.co.uk)


(Fisher Theatre, Bungay)


1pm & 5pm     Puss in Boots

The UpShoot pantomime has become a proper winter celebration of the whole year at the Fisher Theatre - full of jokes, silliness, scrapes, invention, songs, magic and local observations!

Tickets: £13.50 / (65+) £12 / (U18) £8.50 / Groups 10+ £10 per person

Performances: 20th December 2019 to 3rd January 2020 (No peformances on 25th December & 1st January)

(Adult performance (18+) on 4th January 2020)


(For more details contact the Theatre on 01986-897130 or visit the website: www.fishertheatre.org)


MONDAY 23rd December


(Halesworth Library)

 

10am-12noon            Creative Writing Group

Local writer / publisher Tom Corbett runs a creative writing group at the Library.

This eight-week rolling programme includes both poetry and prose writing.

A parallel group is held on Tuesday evenings from 6.30pm-9pm at Bridge House, a minute from the Library.

For more information contact Tom on 07831 364021

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Kessingland Library)

 

10:30-11:00am             Baby Bounce and Tot Rock

Music, rhymes, singing and dancing for babies and toddlers

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 741212 or email kessingland.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Lowestoft Library)

 

11am-11:30am       Storytime

Stories for Children of All Ages – This is a Free Activity – All Welcome


(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Oulton Broad Library)

 

10.30am–11.30am  Top Time

Events and Activities for older people

 

1pm–2.30pm     Family Playtime (Term time only)

For children 0 – 5 years old

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 583135 or email oultonbroad.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Southwold Library)

 

10am - 12noon      Play Reading Group

Usually the fourth Monday of the month.  Come along and join in reading our current play.

 

(For more details on events at or organised by Southwold Library, call 01502-722519 or email southwold.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(East Anglia Transport Museum, Carlton Colville, Lowestoft)

 

3pm - 7pm      Santa Tram

All aboard for a unique, unforgettable trip into our Woodland Wonderland to see Santa and his Helpers.

Admission strictly by pre-booked ticket only - early booking is recommended

Booking forms available from the Museum during opening hours / on the website / or by calling 07759-698437


(For more details on events at the museum, call 01502-518459 or visit the website: www.eatransportmuseum.co.uk)


(Fisher Theatre, Bungay)


1pm & 5pm     Puss in Boots

The UpShoot pantomime has become a proper winter celebration of the whole year at the Fisher Theatre - full of jokes, silliness, scrapes, invention, songs, magic and local observations!

Tickets: £13.50 / (65+) £12 / (U18) £8.50 / Groups 10+ £10 per person

Performances: 20th December 2019 to 3rd January 2020 (No peformances on 25th December & 1st January)

(Adult performance (18+) on 4th January 2020)


(For more details contact the Theatre on 01986-897130 or visit the website: www.fishertheatre.org)


TUESDAY 24th December - Christmas Eve


(Halesworth Library)

 

9.45am-10.45am              LapTop Support & iPad Support

Support sessions for using Laptops & iPads – Places must be booked

£5 per session

There is also a possibility of one to one sessions at £15 per hour. Please contact staff.

 

9.30am – 10.15am     Rhyme Time for Pre-schoolers

Musical instruments, rhymes, stories and singing


10.15am - 11am      Stay and Play

Young people and their parents or carers are welcome to Stay and Play


2pm - 4pm   Mindfulness Colouring

Takes place on the Gallery in the library. New members will receive a warm welcome.

Bring your own materials or use ours.


5:45pm                           Weight Watchers

New and returning members are welcome to this friendly group run by leader Chris Hendry.

Join for a happier and healthier you!

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Kessingland Library)

 

2.30pm - 4pm     Adult Colouring

Drop-in Session

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 741212 or email kessingland.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Lowestoft Library)

 

9.30am to 11am    Sit and Sew

For all ages and abilities.  We will provide some materials or you can bring your own projects to work on.  Be creative and make friends.

 

9.30am - 12noon & 1pm - 3pm     Information Advice and Guidance

We provide free impartial information, advice and guidance on a wide range of subjects to all our customers.

Benefits, Community Services, Education, Employment, Family and Relationships, Health and Other Problems

Just drop in – no appointment necessary

 

2pm to 3:30pm      TIME OUT – Events for Adults

A variety of activities for the older person.

 

(For more details contact the Library on 01502 674660 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Saxmundham Library)

 

9.30am - 10am   BOOKSTART Song & Rhyme activity sessions (Term Time Only

FREE sessions from birth to pre-schoolers and their parent/grandparent/carer

 

(More details from the Library on 01728 652440)


(Southwold Library)

 

10.30am - 11am        Baby Bounce and Tot Rock

Music, rhymes, singing and dancing for babies and toddlers.

 

2pm      Colouring for Adults

Unwind, unleash your creativity, relax & have fun.

Colouring sheets, pens & pencils provided (or bring your own).

Refreshments available


(For more details on events at or organised by Southwold Library, call 01502-722519 or email southwold.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Fisher Theatre, Bungay)


1pm & 5pm     Puss in Boots

The UpShoot pantomime has become a proper winter celebration of the whole year at the Fisher Theatre - full of jokes, silliness, scrapes, invention, songs, magic and local observations!

Tickets: £13.50 / (65+) £12 / (U18) £8.50 / Groups 10+ £10 per person

Performances: 20th December 2019 to 3rd January 2020 (No peformances on 25th December & 1st January)

(Adult performance (18+) on 4th January 2020)


(For more details contact the Theatre on 01986-897130 or visit the website: www.fishertheatre.org)


WEDNESDAY 25th December - Christmas Day


THURSDAY 26th December - Boxing Day


(Fisher Theatre, Bungay)


1pm & 5pm     Puss in Boots

The UpShoot pantomime has become a proper winter celebration of the whole year at the Fisher Theatre - full of jokes, silliness, scrapes, invention, songs, magic and local observations!

Tickets: £13.50 / (65+) £12 / (U18) £8.50 / Groups 10+ £10 per person

Performances: 20th December 2019 to 3rd January 2020 (No peformances on 25th December & 1st January)

(Adult performance (18+) on 4th January 2020)


(For more details contact the Theatre on 01986-897130 or visit the website: www.fishertheatre.org)


FRIDAY 27th December


(Halesworth Library)

 

4pm-5:30pm     Junior Wordsmiths (for ages 8 to 13 yrs)

A great way to build children’s’ writing confidence

Cost is £15 per 5 sessions

To reserve a place, contact Annaliese Matheron on 07885 607374 or halesworthwordsmiths@gmail.com

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Kessingland Library)

 

1.30pm - 3.30pm    Job Club & Basic IT Support

Drop in Session

 

2pm        Scrabble Club


(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 741212 or e-mail kessingland.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Lowestoft Library)

 

10am - 11.30am    Family Play Drop In

Crafts, Songs and Play for the under 5’s – This is a Free Activity


1pm - 3pm    Creative Club

Come and make, create and enjoy arts and crafts.

Try new things, make new friends.


1.30pm - 3pm         Conversation Café

A friendly space where individuals can meet to share ideas, learn new skills and find solutions to challenges affecting our community.

Meet new people and learn more about life in Lowestoft and local services available to you.

Come along to chat with new friends from around Lowestoft and tell others about your story.

We will help you to feel at home in Lowestoft.

Simply drop in or for further information ask for Nicky on 01502 442810 or email nicola.blake@suffolklibraries.co.uk


4pm - 5.30pm      Talking with Teens (11 to 16 year olds)

Come and talk with other teenagers about: Emotional Health and Well-Being, Exam Stress, Online Safety, Relationships, Drugs and Alcohol.

Cans and Crisps provided


(For more details on events at the  Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Saxmundham Library)

 

10.30am - 11am   BOOKSTART Song & Rhyme activity sessions (Term Time Only

FREE sessions from birth to pre-schoolers and their parent/grandparent/carer

 

1.30pm   Book Group

Just turn up. 50p to include coffee and biscuits

Reading and discussing a different book each month


(More details from the Library on 01728 652440)


(Fisher Theatre, Bungay)


1pm & 5pm     Puss in Boots

The UpShoot pantomime has become a proper winter celebration of the whole year at the Fisher Theatre - full of jokes, silliness, scrapes, invention, songs, magic and local observations!

Tickets: £13.50 / (65+) £12 / (U18) £8.50 / Groups 10+ £10 per person

Performances: 20th December 2019 to 3rd January 2020 (No peformances on 25th December & 1st January)

(Adult performance (18+) on 4th January 2020)


(For more details contact the Theatre on 01986-897130 or visit the website: www.fishertheatre.org)


SATURDAY 28th December


(Lowestoft Library)

 

10.45am – 12pm    Saturday Fun (Storytime and Crafts)

Come and join us for GIANT Games.

Free event - no need to book


(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Fisher Theatre, Bungay)


1pm & 5pm     Puss in Boots

The UpShoot pantomime has become a proper winter celebration of the whole year at the Fisher Theatre - full of jokes, silliness, scrapes, invention, songs, magic and local observations!

Tickets: £13.50 / (65+) £12 / (U18) £8.50 / Groups 10+ £10 per person

Performances: 20th December 2019 to 3rd January 2020 (No peformances on 25th December & 1st January)

(Adult performance (18+) on 4th January 2020)


(For more details contact the Theatre on 01986-897130 or visit the website: www.fishertheatre.org)


SUNDAY 29th December


(Halesworth Library)


10.30am - 12.30pm    Sociable Sundays

Friends of the Library hosts Sociable Sundays.

An opportunity to join others for refreshments and conversation. All adults welcome. £1 suggested donation (funds go to the Library).


12noon –  2.30pm   Sunday Club

We have craft activities and stories for children.

Please drop in and join in the fun – all ages welcome, and it’s free!

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Kessingland Library)

 

10.30am - 11.30am        Lego & Childrens Craft Club

Crafts and Games for all ages

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 741212 or email kessingland.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Lowestoft Library)

 

11am-12noon        Sunday Crafts

Crafts and Games for all ages – This is a Free Activity

 

2pm - 3.30pm      Lego Club

Lego Club every other Sunday in our Everitt Room.

It will cost £1 per builder or £1.50 per family.

It is open to anyone over 5 years old.

There's no need to book, so just turn up on the day.


(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Oulton Broad Library)

 

11am – 2.45pm    Craft Activities

For primary school age children


(For more deails on events at the Library, call 01502 583135 or email oultonbroad.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Saxmundham Library)

 

12noon - 1pm    Sunday Craft

Sessions FREE for any age


2pm - 3pm    CRAFT & CHAT (ideal for adults)

Bring your own craft and chat to likeminded people

 

(More details from the Library on 01728 652440)


(Southwold Library)

 

10.30am - 11am      Baby Bounce and Tot Rock

Music, rhymes, singing and dancing for babies and toddlers


11.30am - 12.15pm      Storytime

Stories, crafts and colouring for 7s and under


12.15pm - 1pm      Lego Club

Open to kids (and adults) of all ages

All donations of Lego welcome

Adults: Would you like to help with Lego Club?  Just ask staff


(For more details on events at or organised by Southwold Library, call 01502-722519 or email southwold.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Fisher Theatre, Bungay)


1pm & 5pm     Puss in Boots

The UpShoot pantomime has become a proper winter celebration of the whole year at the Fisher Theatre - full of jokes, silliness, scrapes, invention, songs, magic and local observations!

Tickets: £13.50 / (65+) £12 / (U18) £8.50 / Groups 10+ £10 per person

Performances: 20th December 2019 to 3rd January 2020 (No peformances on 25th December & 1st January)

(Adult performance (18+) on 4th January 2020)


(For more details contact the Theatre on 01986-897130 or visit the website: www.fishertheatre.org)


MONDAY 30th December


(Halesworth Library)

 

10am-12noon            Creative Writing Group

Local writer / publisher Tom Corbett runs a creative writing group at the Library.

This eight-week rolling programme includes both poetry and prose writing.

A parallel group is held on Tuesday evenings from 6.30pm-9pm at Bridge House, a minute from the Library.

For more information contact Tom on 07831 364021


(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Kessingland Library)

 

10:30-11:00am             Baby Bounce and Tot Rock

Music, rhymes, singing and dancing for babies and toddlers

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 741212 or email kessingland.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Lowestoft Library)

 

11am-11:30am       Storytime

Stories for Children of All Ages – This is a Free Activity – All Welcome


1pm - 3pm         Crafty Crafters

Bring your own project or use our supplies

Tea/Coffee available

£1 donation


1.30pm-3.30pm           Writers in Lowestoft Library

An Afternoon Writers Group - Come along to meet other writers, take part in writing activities, and share your work (but only if you want to).  The group is informal but supportive.


(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Oulton Broad Library)

 

10.30am–11.30am  Top Time

Events and Activities for older people

 

1pm–2.30pm     Family Playtime (Term time only)

For children 0 – 5 years old

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 583135 or email oultonbroad.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Fisher Theatre, Bungay)


1pm & 5pm     Puss in Boots

The UpShoot pantomime has become a proper winter celebration of the whole year at the Fisher Theatre - full of jokes, silliness, scrapes, invention, songs, magic and local observations!

Tickets: £13.50 / (65+) £12 / (U18) £8.50 / Groups 10+ £10 per person

Performances: 20th December 2019 to 3rd January 2020 (No peformances on 25th December & 1st January)

(Adult performance (18+) on 4th January 2020)


(For more details contact the Theatre on 01986-897130 or visit the website: www.fishertheatre.org)


TUESDAY 31st December - New Years Eve


(Halesworth Library)

 

9.45am-10.45am              LapTop Support & iPad Support

Support sessions for using Laptops & iPads – Places must be booked

£5 per session

There is also a possibility of one to one sessions at £15 per hour. Please contact staff.

 

9.30am – 10.15am     Rhyme Time for Pre-schoolers

Musical instruments, rhymes, stories and singing


10.15am - 11am      Stay and Play

Young people and their parents or carers are welcome to Stay and Play


5:45pm                           Weight Watchers

New and returning members are welcome to this friendly group run by leader Chris Hendry.

Join for a happier and healthier you!

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Kessingland Library)

 

2.30pm - 4pm     Adult Colouring

Drop-in Session

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 741212 or email kessingland.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Lowestoft Library)

 

9.30am to 11am    Sit and Sew

For all ages and abilities.  We will provide some materials or you can bring your own projects to work on.  Be creative and make friends.

 

9.30am - 12noon & 1pm - 3pm     Information Advice and Guidance

We provide free impartial information, advice and guidance on a wide range of subjects to all our customers.

Benefits, Community Services, Education, Employment, Family and Relationships, Health and Other Problems

Just drop in – no appointment necessary

 

2pm to 3:30pm      TIME OUT – Events for Adults

A variety of activities for the older person.

 

(For more details contact the Library on 01502 674660 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Saxmundham Library)

 

9.30am - 10am   BOOKSTART Song & Rhyme activity sessions (Term Time Only

FREE sessions from birth to pre-schoolers and their parent/grandparent/carer

 

(More details from the Library on 01728 652440)


(Southwold Library)

 

10.30am - 11am        Baby Bounce and Tot Rock

Music, rhymes, singing and dancing for babies and toddlers.

 

2pm      Jigsaw Club: Jigsaw Puzzle Group for Adults

Come and add some pieces to the latest jigsaw


(For more details on events at or organised by Southwold Library, call 01502-722519 or email southwold.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Fisher Theatre, Bungay)


1pm & 5pm     Puss in Boots

The UpShoot pantomime has become a proper winter celebration of the whole year at the Fisher Theatre - full of jokes, silliness, scrapes, invention, songs, magic and local observations!

Tickets: £13.50 / (65+) £12 / (U18) £8.50 / Groups 10+ £10 per person

Performances: 20th December 2019 to 3rd January 2020 (No peformances on 25th December & 1st January)

(Adult performance (18+) on 4th January 2020)


(For more details contact the Theatre on 01986-897130 or visit the website: www.fishertheatre.org)


JANUARY

2020

WEDNESDAY 1st January - New Years Day

(East Anglia Transport Museum, Carlton Colville, Lowestoft)

 

12noon - 4.30pm    Happy New Year 2020

Fed up with Tinsel and Turkey!  Seen enough of the relatives?

Then come along for a last chance this winter to ride on our vintage vehicle fleet.

We'll be running a free bus service to Lowesoft as well as all the usual museum attractions.

A great end to your seasonal festivities.


(For more details on events at the museum, call 01502-518459 or visit the website: www.eatransportmuseum.co.uk)


THURSDAY 2nd January

(Southwold Library)

 

6.30pm      Southwold Library Reading Group

Discussing “Half of a Yellow Sun” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.


(For more details on events at or organised by Southwold Library, call 01502-722519 or email southwold.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Fisher Theatre, Bungay)


1pm & 5pm     Puss in Boots

The UpShoot pantomime has become a proper winter celebration of the whole year at the Fisher Theatre - full of jokes, silliness, scrapes, invention, songs, magic and local observations!

Tickets: £13.50 / (65+) £12 / (U18) £8.50 / Groups 10+ £10 per person

Performances: 20th December 2019 to 3rd January 2020 (No peformances on 25th December & 1st January)

(Adult performance (18+) on 4th January 2020)


(For more details contact the Theatre on 01986-897130 or visit the website: www.fishertheatre.org)


FRIDAY 3rd January

(Fisher Theatre, Bungay)


1pm & 5pm     Puss in Boots

The UpShoot pantomime has become a proper winter celebration of the whole year at the Fisher Theatre - full of jokes, silliness, scrapes, invention, songs, magic and local observations!

Tickets: £13.50 / (65+) £12 / (U18) £8.50 / Groups 10+ £10 per person

Performances: 20th December 2019 to 3rd January 2020 (No peformances on 25th December & 1st January)

(Adult performance (18+) on 4th January 2020)


(For more details contact the Theatre on 01986-897130 or visit the website: www.fishertheatre.org)


SATURDAY 4th January

(Fisher Theatre, Bungay)


7.30pm     Puss in Boots (Adult Performance - 18+)

The UpShoot pantomime has become a proper winter celebration of the whole year at the Fisher Theatre - full of jokes, silliness, scrapes, invention, songs, magic and local observations!

Tickets: £13.50 / (65+) £12 / (U18) £8.50 / Groups 10+ £10 per person

Performances: 20th December 2019 to 3rd January 2020 (No peformances on 25th December & 1st January)

(Adult performance (18+) on 4th January 2020)


(For more details contact the Theatre on 01986-897130 or visit the website: www.fishertheatre.org)


SUNDAY 5th January

MONDAY 6th January

(Halesworth Library)

 

10am-12noon            Creative Writing Group

Local writer / publisher Tom Corbett runs a creative writing group at the Library.

This eight-week rolling programme includes both poetry and prose writing.

A parallel group is held on Tuesday evenings from 6.30pm-9pm at Bridge House, a minute from the Library.

For more information contact Tom on 07831 364021


7pm-9pm            The Halesworth Women in Business group

Will be holding their meeting in the library. They are always looking for new members. If you would like more details please contact Kelly Parker on 01986 873532


(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Kessingland Library)

 

10:30-11:00am             Baby Bounce and Tot Rock

Music, rhymes, singing and dancing for babies and toddlers

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 741212 or email kessingland.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Lowestoft Library)

 

11am-11:30am       Storytime

Stories for Children of All Ages – This is a Free Activity – All Welcome


(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Oulton Broad Library)

 

10.30am–11.30am  Top Time

Events and Activities for older people

 

1pm–2.30pm     Family Playtime (Term time only)

For children 0 – 5 years old

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 583135 or email oultonbroad.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


TUESDAY 7th January

(Halesworth Library)

 

9.45am-10.45am              LapTop Support & iPad Support

Support sessions for using Laptops & iPads – Places must be booked

£5 per session

There is also a possibility of one to one sessions at £15 per hour. Please contact staff.

 

9.30am – 10.15am     Rhyme Time for Pre-schoolers

Musical instruments, rhymes, stories and singing


10.15am - 11am      Stay and Play

Young people and their parents or carers are welcome to Stay and Play


2pm - 4pm                    ‘Crafty Companions’

Bring along your craft project to get some support and inspiration!

New members welcome.

 

5:45pm                           Weight Watchers

New and returning members are welcome to this friendly group run by leader Chris Hendry.

Join for a happier and healthier you!

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Kessingland Library)

 

2.30pm - 4pm     Adult Colouring

Drop-in Session

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 741212 or email kessingland.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Lowestoft Library)

 

9.30am to 11am    Sit and Sew

For all ages and abilities.  We will provide some materials or you can bring your own projects to work on.  Be creative and make friends.

 

9.30am - 12noon & 1pm - 3pm     Information Advice and Guidance

We provide free impartial information, advice and guidance on a wide range of subjects to all our customers.

Benefits, Community Services, Education, Employment, Family and Relationships, Health and Other Problems

Just drop in – no appointment necessary

 

2pm to 3:30pm      TIME OUT – Events for Adults

A variety of activities for the older person.

 

(For more details contact the Library on 01502 674660 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Saxmundham Library)

 

9.30am - 10am   BOOKSTART Song & Rhyme activity sessions (Term Time Only

FREE sessions from birth to pre-schoolers and their parent/grandparent/carer

 

(More details from the Library on 01728 652440)


(Southwold Library)

 

10.30am - 11am        Baby Bounce and Tot Rock

Music, rhymes, singing and dancing for babies and toddlers.

 

2pm      Jigsaw Club: Jigsaw Puzzle Group for Adults

Come and add some pieces to the latest jigsaw


7pm    Lego for Adults: Stress relieving, creative and fun

Come and build whatever you like.  Lego provided.  Refreshments available


(For more details on events at or organised by Southwold Library, call 01502-722519 or email southwold.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


WEDNESDAY 8th January

THURSDAY 9th January

FRIDAY 10th January

SATURDAY 11th January

SUNDAY 12th January

MONDAY 13th January

(Halesworth Library)

 

10am-12noon            Creative Writing Group

Local writer / publisher Tom Corbett runs a creative writing group at the Library.

This eight-week rolling programme includes both poetry and prose writing.

A parallel group is held on Tuesday evenings from 6.30pm-9pm at Bridge House, a minute from the Library.

For more information contact Tom on 07831 364021


(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Kessingland Library)

 

10:30-11:00am             Baby Bounce and Tot Rock

Music, rhymes, singing and dancing for babies and toddlers

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 741212 or email kessingland.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Lowestoft Library)

 

11am-11:30am       Storytime

Stories for Children of All Ages – This is a Free Activity – All Welcome


1pm - 3pm         Crafty Crafters

Bring your own project or use our supplies

Tea/Coffee available

£1 donation


4pm - 5.30pm    Book Club Session (14-18 year olds)

The book club is directed at 14-18 years olds however we can be pretty flexible to changing the age if needed.

To join the book club, either message on Facebook at Lowestoft Library book Club 14-18 years page or alternatively go into the library and present yourself at the main reception and asked to be signed up.


(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Oulton Broad Library)

 

10.30am–11.30am  Top Time

Events and Activities for older people

 

1pm–2.30pm     Family Playtime (Term time only)

For children 0 – 5 years old

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 583135 or email oultonbroad.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


TUESDAY 14th January

(Halesworth Library)

 

9.45am-10.45am              LapTop Support & iPad Support

Support sessions for using Laptops & iPads – Places must be booked

£5 per session

There is also a possibility of one to one sessions at £15 per hour. Please contact staff.

 

9.30am – 10.15am     Rhyme Time for Pre-schoolers

Musical instruments, rhymes, stories and singing


10.15am - 11am      Stay and Play

Young people and their parents or carers are welcome to Stay and Play


2pm - 4pm   Mindfulness Colouring

Takes place on the Gallery in the library. New members will receive a warm welcome.

Bring your own materials or use ours.


5:45pm                           Weight Watchers

New and returning members are welcome to this friendly group run by leader Chris Hendry.

Join for a happier and healthier you!

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Kessingland Library)

 

2.30pm - 4pm     Adult Colouring

Drop-in Session

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 741212 or email kessingland.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Lowestoft Library)

 

9.30am to 11am    Sit and Sew

For all ages and abilities.  We will provide some materials or you can bring your own projects to work on.  Be creative and make friends.

 

9.30am - 12noon & 1pm - 3pm     Information Advice and Guidance

We provide free impartial information, advice and guidance on a wide range of subjects to all our customers.

Benefits, Community Services, Education, Employment, Family and Relationships, Health and Other Problems

Just drop in – no appointment necessary

 

11am - 11.45am    Tiny Tots

Music, Rhymes, Play and Chat

For families with premature babies


2pm to 3:30pm      TIME OUT – Events for Adults

A variety of activities for the older person.

 

7pm     Lowestoft Library Writers Group

An Evening Writers Group - Come along to meet other writers, take part in writing activities, and share your work (but only if you want to). The group is informal but supportive.

For more information contact the Library or check out the facebook page ‘Lowestoft Library Writers Group’

 

(For more details contact the Library on 01502 674660 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Saxmundham Library)

 

9.30am - 10am   BOOKSTART Song & Rhyme activity sessions (Term Time Only

FREE sessions from birth to pre-schoolers and their parent/grandparent/carer

 

(More details from the Library on 01728 652440)


(Southwold Library)

 

10.30am - 11am        Baby Bounce and Tot Rock

Music, rhymes, singing and dancing for babies and toddlers.

 

10.30am - 1pm

Trading Standards & Fire Safety Information


2pm      Craft & Chat: Craft Group for Adults

Bring your knitting, sewing or any other craft. Meet like-minded crafters.

Refreshments available.


(For more details on events at or organised by Southwold Library, call 01502-722519 or email southwold.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


WEDNESDAY 15th January

THURSDAY 16th January

FRIDAY 17th January

SATURDAY 18th January

SUNDAY 19th January

MONDAY 20th January

(Halesworth Library)

 

10am-12noon            Creative Writing Group

Local writer / publisher Tom Corbett runs a creative writing group at the Library.

This eight-week rolling programme includes both poetry and prose writing.

A parallel group is held on Tuesday evenings from 6.30pm-9pm at Bridge House, a minute from the Library.

For more information contact Tom on 07831 364021


(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Kessingland Library)

 

10:30-11:00am             Baby Bounce and Tot Rock

Music, rhymes, singing and dancing for babies and toddlers

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 741212 or email kessingland.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Lowestoft Library)

 

11am-11:30am       Storytime

Stories for Children of All Ages – This is a Free Activity – All Welcome


(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Oulton Broad Library)

 

10.30am–11.30am  Top Time

Events and Activities for older people

 

1pm–2.30pm     Family Playtime (Term time only)

For children 0 – 5 years old

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 583135 or email oultonbroad.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


TUESDAY 21st January

(Halesworth Library)

 

9.45am-10.45am              LapTop Support & iPad Support

Support sessions for using Laptops & iPads – Places must be booked

£5 per session

There is also a possibility of one to one sessions at £15 per hour. Please contact staff.

 

9.30am – 10.15am     Rhyme Time for Pre-schoolers

Musical instruments, rhymes, stories and singing


10.15am - 11am      Stay and Play

Young people and their parents or carers are welcome to Stay and Play


2pm - 4pm                    ‘Crafty Companions’

Bring along your craft project to get some support and inspiration!

New members welcome.

 

5:45pm                           Weight Watchers

New and returning members are welcome to this friendly group run by leader Chris Hendry.

Join for a happier and healthier you!

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Kessingland Library)

 

2.30pm - 4pm     Adult Colouring

Drop-in Session

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 741212 or email kessingland.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Lowestoft Library)

 

9.30am to 11am    Sit and Sew

For all ages and abilities.  We will provide some materials or you can bring your own projects to work on.  Be creative and make friends.

 

9.30am - 12noon & 1pm - 3pm     Information Advice and Guidance

We provide free impartial information, advice and guidance on a wide range of subjects to all our customers.

Benefits, Community Services, Education, Employment, Family and Relationships, Health and Other Problems

Just drop in – no appointment necessary

 

2pm to 3:30pm      TIME OUT – Events for Adults

A variety of activities for the older person.

 

(For more details contact the Library on 01502 674660 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Saxmundham Library)

 

9.30am - 10am   BOOKSTART Song & Rhyme activity sessions (Term Time Only

FREE sessions from birth to pre-schoolers and their parent/grandparent/carer

 

(More details from the Library on 01728 652440)


(Southwold Library)

 

10.30am - 11am        Baby Bounce and Tot Rock

Music, rhymes, singing and dancing for babies and toddlers.

 

2pm      Jigsaw Club: Jigsaw Puzzle Group for Adults

Come and add some pieces to the latest jigsaw


(For more details on events at or organised by Southwold Library, call 01502-722519 or email southwold.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


WEDNESDAY 22nd January

THURSDAY 23rd January

FRIDAY 24th January

SATURDAY 25th January

SUNDAY 26th January

MONDAY 27th January

(Halesworth Library)

 

10am-12noon            Creative Writing Group

Local writer / publisher Tom Corbett runs a creative writing group at the Library.

This eight-week rolling programme includes both poetry and prose writing.

A parallel group is held on Tuesday evenings from 6.30pm-9pm at Bridge House, a minute from the Library.

For more information contact Tom on 07831 364021


2pm – 4:30pm     Board Games Café

Lots of traditional and new games to play

Refreshments provided. Everyone welcome.

£1.50 donation to Library Friends

(includes a raffle ticket as well as refreshments)


(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Kessingland Library)

 

10:30-11:00am             Baby Bounce and Tot Rock

Music, rhymes, singing and dancing for babies and toddlers

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 741212 or email kessingland.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Lowestoft Library)

 

11am-11:30am       Storytime

Stories for Children of All Ages – This is a Free Activity – All Welcome


1pm - 3pm         Crafty Crafters

Bring your own project or use our supplies

Tea/Coffee available

£1 donation


1.30pm-3.30pm           Writers in Lowestoft Library

An Afternoon Writers Group - Come along to meet other writers, take part in writing activities, and share your work (but only if you want to).  The group is informal but supportive.


(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Oulton Broad Library)

 

10.30am–11.30am  Top Time

Events and Activities for older people

 

1pm–2.30pm     Family Playtime (Term time only)

For children 0 – 5 years old

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 583135 or email oultonbroad.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Southwold Library)

 

10am - 12noon      Play Reading Group

Usually the fourth Monday of the month.  Come along and join in reading our current play.

 

(For more details on events at or organised by Southwold Library, call 01502-722519 or email southwold.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


TUESDAY 28th January

(Halesworth Library)

 

9.45am-10.45am              LapTop Support & iPad Support

Support sessions for using Laptops & iPads – Places must be booked

£5 per session

There is also a possibility of one to one sessions at £15 per hour. Please contact staff.

 

9.30am – 10.15am     Rhyme Time for Pre-schoolers

Musical instruments, rhymes, stories and singing


10.15am - 11am      Stay and Play

Young people and their parents or carers are welcome to Stay and Play


2pm - 4pm   Mindfulness Colouring

Takes place on the Gallery in the library. New members will receive a warm welcome.

Bring your own materials or use ours.


5:45pm                           Weight Watchers

New and returning members are welcome to this friendly group run by leader Chris Hendry.

Join for a happier and healthier you!

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Kessingland Library)

 

2.30pm - 4pm     Adult Colouring

Drop-in Session

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 741212 or email kessingland.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Lowestoft Library)

 

9.30am to 11am    Sit and Sew

For all ages and abilities.  We will provide some materials or you can bring your own projects to work on.  Be creative and make friends.

 

9.30am - 12noon & 1pm - 3pm     Information Advice and Guidance

We provide free impartial information, advice and guidance on a wide range of subjects to all our customers.

Benefits, Community Services, Education, Employment, Family and Relationships, Health and Other Problems

Just drop in – no appointment necessary

 

2pm to 3:30pm      TIME OUT – Events for Adults

A variety of activities for the older person.

 

(For more details contact the Library on 01502 674660 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Saxmundham Library)

 

9.30am - 10am   BOOKSTART Song & Rhyme activity sessions (Term Time Only

FREE sessions from birth to pre-schoolers and their parent/grandparent/carer

 

(More details from the Library on 01728 652440)


(Southwold Library)

 

10.30am - 11am        Baby Bounce and Tot Rock

Music, rhymes, singing and dancing for babies and toddlers.

 

2pm      Colouring for Adults

Unwind, unleash your creativity, relax & have fun.

Colouring sheets, pens & pencils provided (or bring your own).

Refreshments available


(For more details on events at or organised by Southwold Library, call 01502-722519 or email southwold.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


WEDNESDAY 29th January

THURSDAY 30th January

FRIDAY 31st January