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20th November 2019

Ipswich News

Meet Danielz of T.Rextasy

T.Rextasy return to Ipswich’s Corn Exchange this November to recreate the music of T.Rex, we catch up with the man who makes it happen, Danielz. WHY DID YOU FORM T.REXTASY? “In 1992 I was an original musician who was promised recording deals from various companies, always let down at the last hurdle. I decided to

Railway Smart app upgrade

Greater Anglia has cut down the time it takes for commuters to buy and collect a smart season ticket with a further upgrade of its ticket buying app. The Greater Anglia app was upgraded earlier this year to offer ‘Remote Ticket Download’ on Android devices and has now been further improved to include iPhones. This

Ark comes to Ipswich

A half-sized replica of Noah’s Ark has arrived at Orwell Quay on Ipswich Waterfront. It will open to the public on Friday 15th November at 10 am and stay for up to 3 months (opening 7 days a week), as part of an ongoing tour. Noah’s Ark is the world’s only floating museum and exhibition

Quiz Night raises over £4,000 for Children in Need

One of the region’s biggest ever quiz events managed to raise an incredible amount for this year’s BBC Children in Need appeal. The Hearing Care Centre, joined forces with BBC Radio Suffolk for The Big Suffolk Quiz held on Sunday 10th November 2019. Presented by BBC radio presenter Mark Murphy, the evening was attended by

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News

Plans of new station revealed

Greater Anglia will start to rebuild fire-damaged Saxmundham rail station after gaining planning approval. The train operator has released an artist’s impression of what the building will look like after completion of the works, planned to commence in the new year. After the collapse of the second floor, roof and chimneys following the fire, the

Stowmarket Chorale

At the end of November, Stowmarket Chorale performed their Christmas concert at the United Reformed Church, excerpts from J.S. Bach’s Christmas Oratorio, and it was thoroughly enjoyed by everyone, and a great start to the Christmas season. During December, the choir will be singing carols at the Icanho centre in Stowmarket and holding a sponsored

Autumn Concert – Ipswich Symphony Orchestra

Following Ipswich Symphony Orchestra’s last very successful season ISO performs works by Delius, Elgar and Dvorak at Ipswich Corn Exchange on Saturday 30th November. The Violin Concerto is one of Elgar’s finest and most enthralling works. The soloist, Benjamin Baker, was born in New Zealand, later studying at the Yehudi Menuhin School and the Royal

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Entertainment

Review: Teechers

A CTC Theatre Company production is always a joy to watch and their latest offering, Teechers certainly didn’t disappoint. We all remember our school days and how it felt being in that last year of school, about to leave the comfy confines of lessons and timetables and head out in to the big wide world.

Head to Hadleigh for some festive delights

Are you looking for an extra special Christmas present or a treat for yourself?  Then come along to the Craft & Food Fair at Hadleigh, Suffolk.  This hugely popular fair, organised by Hadleigh Market Feoffment Charity, will take place in the beautiful surroundings of the Town Hall/Guildhall Complex, Hadleigh, Suffolk on Sunday 3rd November 2019

Alexander – All Mouth & Some Trousers

Alexander Armstrong embarks on his first ever stand-up tour with ‘All Mouth and Some Trousers’. It will take him to 18 venues around the UK, kicking off in Coventry on the 3rd November and ending in Northampton on 24th November. In his hilarious new one-man show, Alexander Armstrong bares all, taking us through the strange

Georgie Fame cancels Felixstowe Gig

Sixties singing star, Georgie Fame, has had to pull out of his performance at Felixstowe’s Spa Theatre on Friday 1st November. Georgie was recently involved in an accident which resulted in him being admitted to hospital with his injuries, including a broken hip and pelvis.

Jim Davidson just one of stars at Spa this autumn

From Gold to Rio celebrates Spandau Ballet and Duran Duran on Friday 8th November at 8pm, with the Magic of Motown the following night – Saturday 9th at 8pm and then follows a comic legend on Friday 15th November at 7.30pm with Kevin ‘Bloody’ Wilson, who brings The Almost Awesome Tour into town. Be warned,

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