Thanks to BBC Children in Need, which has its annual celebration this week, the soundtrack to children’s wards and EACH Hospices across Suffolk feature fits of giggles, guffaws of laughter and squeals of delight. Suffolk Artlink’s Clown Round project has been running in Ipswich Hospital and EACH Treehouse Hospice for over ten years thanks to
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
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
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
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
Ipswich24 has teamed up with the Spa Pavilion Felixstowe is offer readers the chance to get into the draw to win a pair of tickets to see The Big Band at Christmas! Swing ‘n’ sing-along into Christmas – with this unique Five Star Swing Big Band show as featured at London’s Leicester Square Theatre and
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
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
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
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.
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 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
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.
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,