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19th September 2017

Review: Ladykillers – New Wolsey

The New Wolsey Theatre, Salisbury Playhouse and Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch present “The Ladykillers’ The Classic Ealing Comedy which is currently at The New Wolsey in Ipswich before going on a regional tour. Taking an award winning movie and putting it on the stage can be a little worrying as the audience are drawn to comparisons

News

Third Community Yard Sale in Hadleigh

On the 24th September the Yard sales return to Hadleigh and is yet again bound to be a fantastic opportunity to grab a bargain or two. This is the third Community Yard sale to take place in Hadleigh. Owner Trev of Clarkes Events told said, “I’m so pleased the Yard Sales in Hadleigh have taken

Have your say on future development of Ipswich

A new Local Plan to set out future development in Ipswich is being prepared by the Borough Council. The growth of the town, how many homes are needed – and where they should be built – along with the future of the town centre are all important to everyone who lives and works here so

Heritage Open Days: Ipswich

The Ipswich Society is again organising the Heritage Open Days in Ipswich this year when 34 venues will be open to the public over the weekend. Many of them are not open to the public throughout the year, so here’s your chance! New venues include backstage tours of the New Wolsey Theatre (Saturday only), parts

Heritage Open Days: Longshop Museum

The Long Shop Museum has announced that it is once again taking part in the UK’s biggest annual Heritage Festival when it opens it doors for free on Sunday 10th September as part of Heritage Open Day! There will also be the opportunity to chat to their exiting volunteers to find out what it’s like

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News

Bavarian Beer Fest

A popular beer festival with a Bavarian twist is returning to the centre of Ipswich to support the work of a disability charity in the town. Saints Oktoberfest, organised by local company Beer&Co, will be held at St Peters by the Waterfront, Ipswich, on Friday 15th and Saturday 16th September and will support the work

Philip’s Story

Something fabulous is happening in Felixstowe. The story of Philip Thicknesse, Governor of Landguard Fort 1753- 66, is being brought to life in the place where it all happened. A site specific production developed by the Woven Theatre Company with widespread community involvement and a whole new perspective on a man who should be better

Fraud prevention event

Suffolk Police are holding a fraud awareness event in Ipswich this week to warn people against doorstep, online and telephone crime. Between 11am and 2pm on Wednesday 6 September, a mobile police station will be set up on the Cornhill with officers from the Ipswich Central Safer Neighbourhood Team (SNT) and representatives from Trading Standards

Pirate Radio Weekend

Following on from the article last month concerning Felixstowe’s links to pirate radio, Ipswich24 has news of some exciting events taking place in Felixstowe in September. Radio Caroline’s original ship dropped anchor off Felixstowe back in 1964, this fact is to be remembered with a weekend of events in the town organised by Facebook group

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Entertainment

Navi – The King of Pop

This incredible production stars the world’s leading Michael Jackson tribute artist NAVI who is joined by Jackson’s original lead guitarist – JENNIFER BATTEN, Jennifer was Michael’s “right-hand woman” on three sell-out world tours. She was initially hand-picked to play on the Bad Tour but Michael was so impressed that she joined him on the road

Review: Dad’s Army

Taking a classic Tv comedy and performing several episodes on stage has become popular in recent years, there’s been Fawlty Towers, The Vicar of Dibley and Dad’s Army to name but just three. Incidentally all three have also been performed by local am drama group The Two Rivers Theatre Company. With most productions the directors

Rob Brydon at Ipswich Regent

TV star, actor and funny man Rob Brydon is coming to Ipswich’s Regent Theatre this November as part of his new “I Am Standing Up” tour. Rob is perhaps best known for “Gavin and Stacey”, “Would I Lie to You?” and “The Trip” but his all-round entertainment CV is vast, with star billing in films

Theatre at Landguard Fort

The Fort was occupied for over 200 years from 1745 until its closure in 1956 but over that period its most infamous Governor was Phillip Thickness who governed from 1753 until 1766. Thickness was a soldier, husband father and traveller. He was a champion to his friends but a viper to his enemies. He was

Wannabe – The Spice Girls Show

The Spice Girls remain the biggest girl band of all time with 9 no. 1 singles, 80 million record sales, world tours, movies & a musical to their name. A stunning tribute, featuring your favourite Spice Girls hits, the Wannabe show recreates the era of Girl Power and gives you a night out to remember!

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