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13th September 2019

Woodbridge News

Folk East 2019

FolkEast will appear once again, like Suffolk’s very own Brigadoon, on the Glemham Hall estate for three blissful days on the 16th, 17th and 18th August 2019. The line-up is hand-picked from first class national, international and local folk artists performing across seven stages.  This year orgainisers are delighted to welcome Richard Thompson, Cara Dillon and Karine

Summer drink and drug-driving campaign launched

Police in Suffolk are urging motorists to ‘Get on board’ and support the annual summer campaign against drink and drug driving. The initiative was launched recently and runs until Sunday 7th July. Ipswich Buses have given their backing to this year’s campaign and will be displaying posters across their fleet urging people to ‘Get on

Review: Half a Sixpence

HG Wells is best known for War of The Worlds, but Half a Sixpence is based on his Kipps stories (personal favourites of the author). The musical was written specifically to showcase the talents of all round entertainer Tommy Steele. Firstly a stage show and later a movie. Half a Sixpence is Woodbridge based Company

Flash – Bang – Wallop!!!

The Company of Four are proud to present the Flash, Bang, Wallop of a performance Half A Sixpence. Based on H.G Wells’ novel “Kipps”: The story of Arthur Kipps, an orphan and over-worked draper’s assistant, who unexpectedly inherits a fortune that propels him into high society and into the arms of a beautiful upper class

Drama at Woodbridge Library this Saturday

A brand new play is being performed at Woodbridge Library in May – part of a national tour by the Bristol-based group Librarian Theatre. The play is a dramatisation of the Quentin Blake book The Green Ship and is on for one evening only: Saturday 18th May at 6.30pm. The Green Ship is a heart-warming

National campaign targets drivers using mobile phones

Police in Suffolk will be targeting drivers who text and talk behind the wheel as part of a two week-long enforcement campaign. Operation Ringtone started yesterday, (Monday 15th April), and will run until Sunday 28th April, coinciding with a nationwide campaign led by the National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC). Officers from the Roads and Armed

Love East Suffolk this spring

To coincide with the start of spring, Suffolk Coastal and Waveney District Councils have once again launched their community litter pick scheme which rewards residents for cleaning up their communities. The annual ‘Love East Suffolk’ scheme encourages east Suffolk residents to organise group litter picks in their local area; all groups participating before 31 May

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

Talk: Are You Being Served?

As the town’s civic society one of the most important roles that the Woodbridge Society performs is to keep a keen eye on how the town develops. It does this by monitoring all planning applications with a view to commenting in ways that will ensure that Woodbridge’s built environment retains its character. The Society’s first

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