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21st March 2019

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Ipswich News

Make the past your future at Ipswich Museums

A new season of wonder and excitement has been unveiled with the launch of the latest Ipswich Museums brochure. It is a busy year ahead for Christchurch Mansion, the Museum in High Street and the Ipswich Art Gallery next door. Kiss and Tell: Rodin and Suffolk Sculpture has been drawing thousands of visitors to the

Train drivers taking leap into new technology

Greater Anglia is using new state-of-the-art train simulators to teach its 768 drivers how to drive the brand-new trains which are due to replace all the company’s existing trains from later this year onwards. The company has fitted four new simulators – worth £1.6 million each – at its driver academies in Norwich and Stratford.

Major Ipswich exhibition extended

The iconic Women 100 art exhibition in Ipswich has been extended by a month, it was announced today (Friday) on International Women’s Day. More than 3,000 visitors have been through the doors of the Ipswich Art Gallery this year to look at 100 pictures by women to celebrate the centenary of some women getting the

The Suffolk Book League – Talk

The Suffolk Book League welcomes the writer Linda Davies to the Ipswich Institute Reading Room, 15 Tavern St. Ipswich IP1 3AA on Wednesday 13th March. Linda Davies has been an investment banker, has lived in Peru and the Middle East. She described her experience of being kidnapped in Iran in her book Hostage: Kidnapped On

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Suffolk News

Grant brings Brahms to Stowmarket!

Local choral society Stowmarket Chorale was delighted recently to receive news of the success of their grant application to Stowmarket Town Council. The £500 grant will help fund the Chorale’s concert of Brahms’ popular Requiem, Mendelssohn’s Hear My Prayer and pieces by Purcell and Britten. It will take place on Saturday 30th March, at 7.30,

Felixstowe pupils inspire district-wide period poverty scheme

Pupils at Felixstowe Academy have launched a campaign to end period poverty – inspiring Suffolk Coastal councillors to call for a similar roll-out across the District. The Felixstowe Academy campaign, titled ‘Proud, Period!’ aim to support young women throughout their periods by providing boxes filled with free sanitary products. It comes after national investigations showed

Felixstowe play areas set for an upgrade

Three popular play areas in Felixstowe are set to be given a £265,000 upgrade. Felixstowe Town Council, Suffolk Coastal District Council and Suffolk Coastal Norse have been working together to address play needs in Felixstowe. Three areas have been identified as high priority and are set to be upgraded as part of on-going investment in

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Entertainment

Live music at Woodbridge Library

The well-established tradition of live music at a lunchtime in Woodbridge Library continues on Tuesday 19th March with a recital of Songs through the Ages. Sopranos Joy Bounds (a regular with Trianon) and Diana Minter (a member of the St Mary’s Church choir) will be accompanied on the piano by Gillian Barella. The trio perform

Kaiser Chiefs and Bananarama coming to Newmarket

The KAISER CHIEFS and BANANARAMA are to headline Newmarket Nights, on the respective dates of 28th June and 9th August. Newmarket favourites KAISER CHIEFS will return to the course for the first time since 2016. A festival staple, the Brit Award-winning, multimillion-selling band shot to recognition in 2005 with their breakout track ‘I Predict A

The Tide Jetty – Eastern Angles

The Tide Jetty follows the story of two brothers, Tucky and Nathan who grow up on the banks of Breydon Water alongside tomboy, Eliza. The three of them are inseparable. As they grow older the inevitable happens and both the boys fall for her. But tragedy tears the trio apart and years later it is

Nothing but a good time at The Regent

Dan Looney, Adam Paulden, Jason Haigh-Ellery, Selladoor Worldwide and Gavin Kalin are delighted to announce, Kevin Clifton will join the cast of the award-winning smash-hit musical “ROCK OF AGES” in the role of ‘Stacee Jaxx’. Kevin Clifton will play the role when this hit show visits Ipswich this Spring. An international Ballroom and Latin dancer,

Holby star, Greatest Show and more at The Spa

The month of March begins with the hugely popular The Greatest Show on Saturday 2nd with two performances (5pm and 8pm) including songs from Hollywood. Unleash your passion to sing-a-long to famous songs from best-loved films, in this exciting concert celebration. As well as featuring the biggest hits, “The Greatest Show”, “This is Me”, “Never

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