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Monday, August 29, 2016



Last chance to see The Tempest

Theatre in the Forest has become a permanent fixture for the summer Ipswich arts scene and if you haven’t seen it yet then you need to hurry as this weekend is your last chance. The Tempest will be at Jimmy’s Farm until Sunday 28th August. To book your tickets visit www.redrosechain.com or telephone the Box


10cc coming to the Apex

Celebrating the 40th anniversary of their seminal album Sheet Music – which included Top 10 hit The Wall Street Shuffle – 10cc will embark on a 26-date theatre tour, that includes Bury St Edmunds’ Apex in October. Led by 10cc co-founder Graham Gouldman, the band will perform two sets at each concert, the first half


Review: Wind in the Willows

Featuring the adventures of Toad, Rat, Mole and Badger, the Wind in the Willows has been delighting children for decades. The latest in the Made in Colchester series brings the book written by Kenneth Grahame to life on stage in a delightful way, inspiring a whole new generation of young theatregoers. A simple set sees


Review: The Bletchley Girls

Bletchley Park became famous for intercepting German communications during the Second World War. The top-secret site was staffed predominantly by young women who worked day and night listening to the enemy and deciphering their messages. The Bletchley Girls, now in their nineties, have incredible tales to tell about their time during the war and the


Great day for car enthusiasts

The annual Festival of Classic and Sports Cars will take place at Helmingham Hall near Stowmarket on Sunday, 7th August 2016. Held in association with the Suffolk Vehicle Enthusiast’s Club (SVEC), this year’s event is the biggest yet and will showcase over 800 cars representing the last 100 years of motoring history.  It will also


Review: The Tempest – Red Rose Chain

With fun, laughter and a little bit of magic, Red Rose Chain returns to Jimmy’s Farm for Theatre in the Forest again this year. Turning their attention to Shakespeare’s The Tempest, the beautiful woodland clearing is transformed into a remote island full of mystery and supernatural happenings. King Alonso of Naples, and his entourage, is


New shows announced for The Spa

The Felixstowe Spa have just announced some great shows for their Autumn schedule to be added to their already strong Summer line-up. Rehearsals for the Dennis Lowe Summer Season, which has three different shows on rotation starting on 23rd July, are now in full swing. This is a hugely talented cast and under the watchful


Ipswich Music Day 2016

Ipswich Music Day, which takes place in Christchurch Park, is where superstar Ed Sheeran made his breakthrough in 2010. Ed was keen to lend his name to Music Day and the Ed Sheeran Stage is again sponsored by Suffolk New College. More than 40,000 fans are expected to flock to the park from noon to


Forever England Concert

The Gippeswyk Singers will perform “Forever England” at The Salvation Army, Cobbold Road, Felixstowe on Saturday 2nd July at 7.30pm. This lovely concert of English choral music will include music from the16th C. madrigals to the present day including a popular Music Hall medley. Accompanist is Jane Van Tilborg. Conducted by Geoff Lavery. All profits


Review: We Didn’t Mean to Go to Sea

Eastern Angles’ summer offering takes us back to a time when life was so much more simpler and more fun. Children were encouraged to go out to play and just come back at meal times. The days when, (those of us old enough to remember) went out and had real adventures rather than those in

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