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14th September 2019

What’s On – August

AUGUST 2019

Wed 31st July-Sun 25th Aug
Theatre in the Forest: Romeo & Juliet. Red Rose Chain’s summer performances at Jimmy’s Farm, Pannington Hall Lane, Ipswich. Tues to Sunday until 25th Aug. Further info www.theatreintheforest.com or call box office 01473 603388

Sat 3rd Aug
Charity Dance for Kidney Dialysis Fund, Kesgrave Social Club, doors open at 7pm

Sun 4th Aug
Bentwaters Cold War Museum Open Day, 10-4pm, Adult £5; U14s Free, Conc £4. Building 134, Bentwaters Parks, Rendlesham, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 2TW. Further information for the museum can be found at www.bcwm.org.uk
Age UK Suffolk Gardenfest, 41 Westmorland Rd, Felixstowe. Spectacular garden with lawn, perennials, pond and river, walled garden and eclectic mix of features. Open 11am-5pm. Entry £4. Refreshments available. Contact: Diane and Mick Elmes on
01394 284647
The Festival of Classic & Sports Cars. Helmingham Hall, Helmingham. Over 1000 vehicles attend representing decades of motoring history.

Tues 6th August
Company and a Cuppa – Join like-minded people for a chat over board games, cards or dominoes. Brain teaser puzzles and jigsaws available too. All welcome at the Oddfellows Hall, 37 High Street Ipswich IP1 3QH, at 1.30pm £2 entry. Call 01473 251867 for details.

Wed 7th Aug
Peep into History at Otley Hall. The Great Hall and Linenfold Parlour with Tour Guides on hand to explain the importance of these rooms within British and American history and detail how Otley Hall has remained largely intact for over 500 years. This is the final year that Otley Hall will open to the public. Open 1.30-3.30pm, cost £2 purchased from the garden cafe on the day (IP6 9PA)

Sat 10th Aug
Live Music: Las Vegas C/W, Kesgrave Social Club, doors open at 7pm
Live Music: Luminors, Hadleigh RBL Club, 9pm until 11.30pm
Crafted Classique 2019. In association with British Cycling, 55km, 100km and 100mile courses through the picturesque Suffolk countryside. Start from 6am (start and finish Ipswich Waterfront). For more information see www.craftedclassique.co.uk

Sun 11th Aug
Play Quizgo with Ipswich & District Kidney Assoc. Kesgrave Social Club, 7.30pm. Max 6 per team, £2.50 per head. Bar & food available.
Ipswich RSPB Local Group Field Meeting at Wrabness Essex Wildlife Trust Reserve for woodland, scrubland and estuarine birds. Meet at 2.00pm at reserve car park at end of Wheatsheaf Lane. Map ref TM167315. 2-3 hours, 2-3 miles. Contact 01473 258791. All welcome.

Tues 13th Aug
Coffee, Crafts and Conversation. Come and find out what Lynne and Teresa have for you this month. No experience required, just a have-a-go attitude! Card making, felting or knitting ”twiddle muffs” for those living with dementia. Or bring your own projects (knitting/crochet/cross stitch/paper crafts/watercolours etc). Can you help? Do you have a craft expertise that you’d like to share? Refreshments available and plenty of chat. A great way to spend a morning in good company. At 10.30am The Oddfellows Hall, 37 High Street, Ipswich IP1 3QH. Ring 01473 251867 for more details. All welcome. Small charge for materials and refreshments

Wed 14th Aug
Peep into History at Otley Hall. Open 1.30-3.30pm, cost £2 purchased from the garden cafe on the day. More details see entry for Wed 7th Aug
Thurs 15th Aug
Age UK Suffolk Gardenfest, Paget House, Saxmundham. Open 4.30-8pm, entry £3, refreshments available . For further info 01473 298688.

Fri 16th Aug
Pop Up Big Chinwag (cuppa and chat) at Kesgrave Community Centre, Twelve Acre Approach2-4pm. Aimed at aged 65+ living in the Kesgrave/Martlesham/Rushmere area. Make new friends, chat and reminisce – entertainment & refreshments provided. Organised by Age UK Suffolk, contact 01473 298683 for further details or just turn up

Sat 17th Aug
Live Music: Shane and the Karrados, Kesgrave Social Club, doors open at 7pm

Sun 18th Aug
Bentwaters Cold War Museum Open Day, 10-4pm, Adult £5; U14s Free, Conc £4. Building 134, Bentwaters Parks, Rendlesham, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 2TW. Further information for the museum can be found at www.bcwm.org.uk

Wed 21st Aug

Peep into History at Otley Hall. Open 1.30-3.30pm, cost £2 purchased from the garden cafe on the day. More details see entry for Wed 7th Aug

Sun 25th & Mon 26th Aug
Bentwaters Cold War Museum Open Day, 10-4pm, Adult £5; U14s Free, Conc £4. Building 134, Bentwaters Parks, Rendlesham, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 2TW. Further information for the museum can be found at www.bcwm.org.uk
Hornby Collectors Day & Model Mania, at Mid Suffolk Light Railway. See page 12 of this month’s issue

Sun 25th Aug

Sunday Afternoon Tea Dance, Mendlesham Community Centre, 2-5pm, all welcome, further info 07773 185494
Family Fun Day, Kesgrave Social Club, 12 Noon.

Mon 26th Aug

Cycle Speedway British Individual Championships. Great Blakenham Cycle Speedway Club, Mill Lane, Great Blakenham 10am onwards. Free entry, hot/cold food available. For more info tel Terry on 07860 262112.

Tues 27th Aug

A Summer Evening of Music. Guitarist Barrie O’Neil will serenade us with a selection of wonderful Spanish music. Refreshments served. Non-members £5 inc refreshments. Meeting starts 7.15pm, Oddfellows Hall, 37 High St, Ipswich. Ring 01473 251867 for more details
Ipswich IPMS Meeting at The Ipswich Indoor Bowling Club, 312 Sidegate Lane, Ipswich from 7.30pm. Display oflatest Plastic models plus competitions

Wed 28th Aug

Royal Naval Association. Open to new members at lunch-time meetings on the 4th Wednesday of the month at Kirby Street Conservative Club. All Maritime Services personnel, MN and others with military connections are eligible. For details contact the Secretary, Ray Leonard, 01473 740735; rayleonard@sky.com.
Peep into History at Otley Hall. Open 1.30-3.30pm, cost £2 purchased from the garden cafe on the day. More details see entry for Wed 7th Aug

Sat 31st Aug
Live Music: Revival, Kesgrave Social Club, doors open at 7pm.
Live Music: Jax & Co, the best of Johnny Cash, Hadleigh RBL Club, 9pm until 11.30pm