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14th December 2017

Review: The Ladykillers of Humber Doucy Lane

Eastern Angles return again this year with another brand new festive offering The Lady Killers of Humber Doucy Lane. Using the classic Ladykillers storyline Ivan Cutting and his team have again littered a classic piece with the madcap magic we have come to expect from this hard working theatre team. A group of convicts have


Christmas at Landguard Fort

Final preparations are underway for this year’s festive-packed Christmas event at Landguard Fort in Felixstowe, Suffolk on Saturday 16th December, 12pm to 7pm. Aimed at the whole family, and particularly children, the event includes an opportunity to visit Father Christmas in the Fort’s historic tunnels and rooms. Once again, this year, a timed ticket system

Darts player pulls out of events

Darts star Peter Wright has withdrawn from a number of events due to illness and will miss the A Night At The Darts at Ipswich Corn Exchange on Friday 8th December. The promoter for the event, Modus, is expected to announce a replacement for Peter shortly. World champion Michael Van Gerwen, Vincent van der Voort,

Domestic Abuse website launched

A new website has been launched in Suffolk Coastal to support those affected by domestic abuse. The Coastal Action Against Abuse (CAAA) website promotes the group incorporating professionals who work in partnership to raises public and professional awareness and understanding of the impact of domestic abuse on victims, their families and the wider community within

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Westlife star books Regent date

Tickets for Westlife star Shane Filan’s concert at Ipswich’s Regent Theatre go on sale tomorrow (Friday 15th December). Shane will be on stage at East Anglia’s biggest theatre next May with the second leg of his “Love Always” tour. The Irish singer announced: “I stood on stage on the original leg of the ‘Love Always’

Review: The Elves and The Shoemaker

The classic Brothers Grim tale of the Elves and the Shoemaker gets the Red Rose theatre company’s festive treatment this year and the production is proving to be a huge hit. Elvira and her father’s shoe shop is struggling and nobody wants to buy the store’s dowdy footwear. With her fancy designs being overlooked by

A Mermaid’s Tail

On her birthday Melody, the Little Mermaid, is granted legs for one day by her father the sea king Triton. Once on land she desperately wants to stay so she can win the heart of the boy she has fallen in love with. Her father forbids it but Melody finds another more dangerous way to

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Review: Red Riding Hood, New Wolsey

The opening of a new run of the Wolsey Rock’n’roll Panto means only one thing… Christmas is just around the corner, and this year’s production of a brand new pantomime, Red Riding Hood certainly doesn’t disappoint. Red Riding Hood owns the best bakery in Soggy-Bottom-In-The-Marsh but when the village party is scattered by the return

Oscar Wilde story inspires Players

The Masque Players will be performing Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime. This play is based on an 1890’s story by Oscar Wilde about Lord Arthur Savile’s who is engaged to lovely Sybil Merton. Her pet chiromantist Podgers has read Lord Arthur’s palm and foretold he would commit a murder. Lord Arthur desires a blissful married life and

Get cosy with THE BORROWERS

A DanceEast season would not be complete without something magical for children. This Autumn Ipswich’s Jerwood DanceHouse will welcome a festive exclusive, from Wednesday 13th until Sunday 17th December. By kind permission of The Estate of Mary Norton, and commissioned by DanceEast, The Borrowers will capture the imagination of children, families and people of all

Singers present: Anthems for Advent

Gippeswyk Singers are delighted to present “Anthems for Advent” – a concert featuring special guests Nightingale Wind Quintet, conducted by Geoff Lavery. Gippeswyk Singers invite you to join them for an evening of uplifting music to celebrate the beginning of the Christmas season; including beautiful anthems and carols, a superb organist, special performances from the

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