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21st September 2018

What’s On – August

AUGUST 2018

Every Monday
Zumba Gold (low impact, easier level) St Francis Church Hall, Hawthorn Drive, 2pm, (50 mins, followed by optional free teas/coffees)
Beginners Ballroom and Latin Class, Kesgrave High School, Main Road, Kesgrave, 7pm, Tel: Sharon (AISTD) 07946 347167; Graham (AISTD) 07790 230651. All levels welcome. No partner necessary, £5
Zumba, 10am, Rosary Conservative Club, Bramford Road (1 hour class)
Ipswich Croquet Club from 1pm at Fynn Valley Golf Club , Witnesham. Info or to book free taster session, contact fran@franrousham.plus.com or 01394 671642
Zumba, Westbourne Academy, Marlow Road, 7.30pm
Little Playmakers, interactive craft and rhyme time session for under 5s and their grown-ups. Kesgrave Community Centre, Twelve Acre Approach, Kesgrave, IP5 1JF, 9.30am–11am (Term time only).
Yoga Class, at Thomas Wolsey School, Defoe Road, Ipswich,7.30-9.00pm. Exercise & relaxation to promote health & wellbeing. All ages and abilities welcome.
Info or bookings call 01473 690762.
Body Moves & Dance Class, with Linda, St James Catholic Church Hall, 482 Landseer Rd, Ipswich, 7.45pm – 9.15pm. A Fun & Friendly class, try a free taster session for more info Call Linda 01394 273033
Badminton, Sidegate Lane Community Centre Ipswich 7.30pm -10pm £2.50 per session new members welcome for info contact Ann 01473 726423
Pilates, Sidegate Lane Community Centre, Ipswich, 1.45pm – 2.45pm, £5 per class, New members welcome. For further details contact 07763 456078.
Badminton, Handford Hall School, Gatacre Rd, Ipswich, 7.15pm – 9.30pm, experienced players and beginners always very welcome, for a free taster session or more information please contact Adrian on 01473 464920
Ballroom and Latin Class, Goals Centre, Suffolk New College, Grimwade Street, Ipswich, IP4 1LT, 6.30pm – 7.30pm, 01473 251323, 07736306519
Suffolk Promenaders Square Dance Club Rushmere Village Hall, Humber Doucy Lane, Ipswich, 7.30pm – 10pm, Only £3.00, tea and coffee provided, Contact 01473 415785 or 01473 422663 for further details.
Badminton, Suffolk New Academy Sports Centre, Birkfield Drive, Ipswich, 6pm – 7pm, Beginners and experienced players welcome, Come along for your free first session or call/text Gill 07706 044861 or Peter 07802 173041 for more information.
Ipswich Croquet Club, Fynn Valley Golf Club, from 1pm. Beginners always welcome. Tel: 01394 671642 or fran@franrousham.plus.com

Every Tuesday
FREE Lawn Bowling Sessions at Holywells Park every Tuesday night at 6pm. Flat shoes are essential. All bowls provided. Come and have a try. Call Brian Reeder on 07971 716728
Little Playmakers, interactive craft and rhyme time session for under 5s and their grown-ups. Martlesham Community Hall, Felixstowe Road, Martlesham, IP12 4PB, 9.45am–11.30am (Term time only).
Short Mat Bowls. Pinewood Community Centre, Hawthorne Drive, Ipswich. 10am-12 noon. Beginners and experienced players are most welcome, £3 per session. Details Yvonne Beaumont 01473 411210.
Ipswich Croquet Club, from 6pm at Fynn Valley Golf Club, Witnesham. For info or for free taster session, contact fran@franrousham.plus.com or 01394 671642
Carpet Bowls, Nacton Village Hall, IP10 0EU, 7.30pm, Come and have a go. First three visits free, then £2 per evening if you like us and want to stay, A sociable and fun evening, just turn up!  
Craft Club, The Salvation Army Priory Centre, Queens Way, Ipswich, 10am – 12pm, A relaxed friendly group for all abilities. Sewing, knitting, crochet
and other crafts, £1 per session, Refreshments
and lunch available, for more info 01473 710721, ipswich.priory@salvationarmy.org.uk
Do you have one hour for Fun? Music? Dance?  Join Jane of Suffolk Keep Fit Association at Woodbridge Community Centre Woodbridge. 9.45am – 10.45am, Contact Jane 07860 824747
Carpet Bowls, Sidegate Lane Community Centre, Ipswich, 7.30pm – 10pm, £2.50 per session, New members welcome.  For more details contact Tony Crane 01473 410740.
Table Tennis. All standards and ages 7.30pm to 9pm, Lindsey Village Hall (next to the church), Lindsey (near Hadleigh), IP7 6PP, £2, further information 07768 828362
Art Group, Castle Hill Community Centre, Highfield Road, Ipswich, 1.30pm – 3.30pm, all welcome, for details phone 07443 630072
Co-op Ladies Choir meet at The Co-op Education Centre from 2.15pm to 3.30pm, Come and join this busy choir, performing on average 15 times a year, A friendly group, who enjoy singing to a high standard, If you would like to join us please contact Lynn Scannell 01473 710820
Lets Dance, Ballroom Latin & Sequence, Social Dance. At the Manor Ballroom Ipswich, 7.15 – 9.45, (from 9th January). New Members Welcome £5.00 for info 07773 185494
Senior Singers, Co-op Education Centre, Fore Street, Ipswich, 10.30am – 12pm, Male & Female singers, 55 plus, join in this long established & friendly group of singers, No auditions. Call 01473 879817
Martlesham Heath Country Market, The Pavilion, The Square, Martlesham Heath, 9am, home-made, home-grown, and home-crafted items for sale.  For further information Tel 01473 623849 or
www.martleshammarket.co.uk
Memory Lane Cafe for people living with dementia, including carers, cared for and bereaved. 11am – 3pm – £1 entrance fee – light lunches and activities available – The Rosary Club, Bramford Road, Ipswich Tel 07795 587425 for more info

Every Wednesday
11th Ipswich Wednesday Cubs, Chesterfield Drive Scout HQ, every Wednesday, during term time, 6.30pm to 8pm, For boys and girls from seven and a half to ten and a half years, Join for fun, friends, outdoor adventure, camps and visits, Call Mary on 07821 979509 for further information,
Orwell Panthers Athletic Club for athletes with disabilities, aged 10+, Northgate Sports Centre between 6.15pm – 7.30pm, See website “orwellpanthers.co.uk” for more information
Ipswich Croquet Club, Fynn Valley Golf Club, from 1pm. Beginners always welcome. Tel: 01394 671642 or fran@franrousham.plus.com
Transcendental Meditation Suffolk®, Free introductory talks 10.30am/7.30pm Maharishi Peace Palace, Gardenia Close, Rendlesham, IP12 2GX.
To register online visit uk.tm.org/suffolk or phone
01394 421 136
Creative Writing Group, Arlington’s Brasserie, 13 Museum St, Ipswich IP1 1HE, 7.30pm – 9.30pm, First session free, for further information ring Mai on
01473 711639 or go to suffolkwritersgroup.com
Tea Dance, Hintlesham Community Hall, Timperleys, Hintlesham, 2pm – 4pm at £4 per person, coffee/tea and biscuits/cakes provided, Sequence/ballroom/latin dancing, contact Teresa 01473 422427
Co-op Singers meet every Wednesday in term time from 7.30pm to 9pm, Co-op Education Centre Fore Street Ipswich. Car parking is available – entrance from Waterworks St. New members welcome, no auditions, For further information telephone Margie 01473 727829 or Julie 07986261503.
Art & Craft Group, Castle Hill Community Centre, Highfield Road, Ipswich, 7.30pm – 9.30pm, all welcome, for details phone 07443 630072
The Phoenix Women’s Group Meeting, The Quakers Friends Meeting House, 39 Fonnereau Road, Ipswich, From 10am -12pm, For more information please telephone 07976768763 or email: Ip.Phoenix@Virginmedia.Com
Zumba Gold, (low impact, easier level) Rosary Conservative Club, Bramford Road, 10.30am, (50 mins, followed by optional free teas/coffees)
Zumba, The Oaks Primary School, Hawthorn Drive, 6pm

Every Thursday
Thursday Forum at Christ Church, Tacket Street, Ipswich – light lunches from 12.00 followed by free talk from 1.10 till 1.50pm. www.christchurch-ipswich.org.uk All welcome
Zumba, Bramford Road Methodist Church, Bramford Road, 7.15pm
Feeling lonely? Enjoy friendly company and learn something new in an hour round the Bible. 2.30pm to 3.30pm, at Castle Hill Community Centre, Highfield Road. For more info call 07419 837115.
Body Moves & Dance Class with Linda, Girl Guiding Building, Garrison Lane,Felixstowe. 7.30pm to 9pm, A Fun & Friendly Class. Info call Linda 01394 273033
Ipswich Croquet Club, from 6pm at Fynn Valley Golf Club, Witnesham. For info or for free taster session, contact fran@franrousham.plus.com or 01394 671642
Cafechat, The Salvation Army Priory Centre, Queens Way, Ipswich, 10.30am -12pm, A free drop in group for the elderly with a mixture of activities including armchair exercises, table top games and discussion, Refreshments and pre-booked lunches available, For more info 01473 710721, ipswich.priory@salvationarmy.org.uk
Woodbridge Tap Dance Classes, St John’s Church Hall, 10am -11am, Friendly, informal tap class for Adult Improvers, More info: woodbridgetapdance.weebly.com or Call/Text Jill Streatfeild on 07778 746315
Art Group, Harkstead Village Hall, Harkstead, 10am – 12pm, all welcolme, 01473 787633
Badminton, Handford Hall School, Gatacre Rd, Ipswich, 7.15pm – 9.30pm, experienced players and beginners always very welcome, for a free taster session or more information contact Adrian 01473 464920
Woodbridge Country Market, Woodbridge Community Hall, next to Deben Pool, 10am – 11.15am, Local Home Produced Food, Plants, Vegetables and Hand made crafts for sale, Comfortable tea room to meet your friends, Open to all Free Entry.
Ipswich Country Market, Rushmere Village Hall, Humber Doucy Lane, Ipswich, 10.15am – 11.30am, Lots of home baked and handcrafted items available as well as Gluten free produces and local honey. Seasonal fruit and vegetables hand-picked the day before. Free parking and tea and coffee refreshments available, great meeting place for new and old friends. 
Coffee and Chat: informal coffee morning with activities, 10am – 12pm, All Saints Church Hall Blenheim Road, Ipswich

Every Friday
Felixstowe Country Market, Trades & Labour Club, High Road West, Felixstowe, 10am – 11am,
www.country-markets.co.uk
Short Mat Bowls. Pinewood Community Centre, Hawthorne Drive, Ipswich. 10am-12 noon. Beginners and experienced players are most welcome, £3 per session. Details Yvonne Beaumont 01473 411210.
Art Group, The Salvation Army Priory Centre, Queens Way, Ipswich, 10am – 12pm, £2 per session, An informal group of mixed abilities with lots of chatter, Refreshments and lunch available, For more info 01473 710721, ipswich.priory@salvationarmy.org.uk
Carpet Bowls, Sidegate Lane Community Centre Ipswich, 2pm – 5pm, £2.50, per session, New Members very welcome, for more details contact Tony Crane on 01473 410740

Every Saturday
Volleyball with Ipswich Ravens, St Alban’s School, Ipswich, 2pm – 4pm, Beginners or experienced, adults (£6) and juniors age 13 upwards (£3), Call or text Steve 07584 636669
Free Volleyball with Ipswich Ravens, 2pm – 4pm in Christchurch Park, Beginners or experienced, adults and juniors age 9 upwards, Call or text Steve 07584 636669
Saturday Story Time, Woodbridge Library at 10.30am. For 2-5 year olds. Drop-in sessions so no need to book. Free!

Every Sunday
Frog Squad Sunday Kids Club, Salvation Army Bramford Road, 11.30am to 12.15pm, all children from 3 to 12 very welcome for stories singing and games
Kid’s Club Craft Activities, Woodbridge Library, 10.30am-12 noon.
Martlesham Heath Control Tower Museum open every Sunday from 1st April, 2-5pm. Free entry (donations welcome). Situated rear of Parkers Place (off Eagle Way), Martlesham Heath www.mhas.org.uk

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Aug 2018

Wed 1st-Sun 26th Aug
Much Ado About Nothing, Red Rose Chain’s annual theatre in the forest. Open air theatre at Jimmy’s Farm, Wherstead. Tickets and info www.theatreintheforest.com or call 01473 603388.

Thurs 2nd & Fri 3rd Aug
Alex Morley Productions presents Amazon Jungle Adventure Show. Stonham Barns Leisure and Shopping Village, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, IP14 6AT. For more information go to
www.stonhambarns.co.uk or call 01449 711111

Thurs 2nd Aug
Do you need help with computers? As part of his Duke of Edinburgh volunteering section, Will D’Arcy will be available to help in Woodbridge Library, 3-5pm. Computer and tablet skills etc. Free session, just drop in

Fri 3rd, 17th & 31st Aug
Active Lives Singing Group, Woodbridge Library, 10.30am-12.30pm. Feel your spirits lift and find a new confidence in singing! £3.50 per session. Call Julie Stokes on 01473 345350. www.activlives.org.uk

Fri 3rd Aug
Derek Nash Quartet, St Peter’s by the Waterfront, 7.45pm. Tickets £10 in advance, £12 on door.
www.jazzbythewaterfront.com

Sat 4th Aug
Buxhall and Shelland Church Fete, 2 to 5.30pm in the gardens of Copinger Hall, Buxhall (next to St Mary’s Church). Attractions inc Colchester Historical Dance with Tudor and medieval dances, plus Classic Cars and Motorcycles, Steam Traction Engine, Miniature Train and stalls, including the Beer Tent, Tea Tent, BBQ, Cakes, Pimms and New for this year the Gin & Tonic stall! Admission FREE with plenty of parking available.,All proceeds in aid of Church Funds.For more information go to www.buxhallfete.co.uk or follow on facebook @buxhallshellandfete
The Wannabe Shadows, live music at Royal British Legion, Hadleigh. 8.30pm to 11.30pm, entry fee £2.00 members and £3.00 non-members.
Mel Stevens, 8-11pm. Kesgrave Social Club, Edmonton Rd, Kesgrave. www.kesgravesocialclub.co.uk
Flower Show, Fete & Fun Dog Show, Burstall Village Hall and meadow IP8 3DR. Homemade lunches available from noon. Fete opens at 1.30pm.

Sun 5th Aug
Commercial Vehicles Day, Display of large and small commercial vehicles at Ipswich Transport Museum, 11am-4pm.
Brass on the Grass, Upper Arboretum, Christchurch Park, 2.30pm. Woodbridge Excelsior Band, sponsored by Woodbridge Antiques Centre
Snape Proms: Suffolk Youth Orchestra. Snape Maltings Concert Hall, at 7.30pm. Tickets from £6.50, from Snape Maltings www.snapemaltings.co.uk

Mon 6th to Sun 12th Aug

Dub Vacation. Stonham Barns Leisure and Shopping Village, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, IP14 6AT. For more information go to www.stonhambarns.co.uk or call 01449 711111

Mon 6th Aug

Company and a Cuppa at The Oddfellows Hall, 37 High St Ipswich IP1 3QH 1.30pm- 3.30pm. Join like-minded people for a fun social time. Board games, cards, brainteasers and jigsaws available to enjoy over friendly chat and a welcome cuppa. £2pp. Contact 01473 251867

Thurs 9th & Fri 10th Aug

Alex Morley Productions presents Amazon Jungle Adventure Show. Stonham Barns Leisure and Shopping Village, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, IP14 6AT. For more information go to
www.stonhambarns.co.uk or call 01449 711111

Sat 11th Aug

Craft & Gift Fair, St Peter’s by the Waterfront, College St, Ipswich, 10am to 4pm, Entry Free.
Bedrock/Flintsones themed band night. The Limeburners, Offton. www.thelimeburners.co.uk
Long Shot, Country & Western. Kesgrave Social Club, Edmonton Rd, Kesgrave. www.kesgravesocialclub.co.uk

Sat 11th Aug

Pre-Loved & Nearly New Table Top Sale, 10.30am – 1pm, at Ropes Hall, Kesgrave Conference Centre, Twelve Acre Approach, Kesgrave, Refreshments Available, Free Parking, Free Admission, Tables £5 – to be booked in advance by contacting Maggie 01473 259899

Sun 12th Aug

Walking with Dinosaurs, family fun day. The Limeburners, Offton. www.thelimeburners.co.uk

Tues 14th Aug

Talk: A Royal Year by Ken Stone at the Old Felixstowe Community Centre, Ferry Road, Old Felixstowe at 2pm. Coffee & Tea will be served after the talk. Organised by The Felixstowe Area Social Club for Retired Persons, new members welcome. Call Stephen Cox for more information on 01394 809794.
Woodbridge Young Adult Book Club, Woodbridge Library, 4-5pm

Wed 15th Aug

Ipswich RSPB Local Group Field Meeting at Levington Creek for migrant waders and summer wildlife. Meet at 6.30pm at Stratton Hall Lane near Levington Marina. Map ref TM245384. 2-3 hours, 2-3 miles. Easy walking. Contact 01473 258791. All welcome

Thurs 16th & Fri 17th Aug

Alex Morley Productions presents Amazon Jungle Adventure Show. Stonham Barns Leisure and Shopping Village, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, IP14 6AT. For more information go to
www.stonhambarns.co.uk or call 01449 711111

Fri 17th & Sun 19th Aug

Folk East. East Anglia’s fast-rising folk festival is back for it’s 7th year at Glemham Hall, book tickets
www.folkeast.co.uk

Fri 17th Aug

“Pop Up Big Chinwag” (cuppa and a chat!) at Kesgrave Community Centre, Twelve Acre Approach, Kesgrave. 2.00pm – 4.00pm. Aimed at people aged 65+, entertainment & refreshments provided. Contact: 01473 298683, email fundraising@ageuksuffolk.org for further details, or just turn up on the day.
Live Music: The New Orleans Jazz Delights, at Tower Hall, 5 Broadlands Way, Rushmere St Andrew, 2.15-4.30pm. Entrance £5. To book 01473 720524

Sat 18th Aug

Bikers Day, The Limeburners, Offton.
www.thelimeburners.co.uk

Sun 19th Aug

Classic Car Show. Stonham Barns Leisure
and Shopping Village, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, IP14 6AT. For more information go to
www.stonhambarns.co.uk or call 01449 711111
Summer Open Day, Ipswich Model Engineering Society, 10am-4pm, 547, Foxhall Road, Ipswich.Miniature train rides, huge garden railway, bouncy castle, home-made cakes and refreshments. Fun for al the family. Admission: £2.50 adults, acc children Free
Age UK Gardenfest, Priors Oak, Leiston Road, Aldeburgh, 2-6pm. Entry free. Experience a 10 acre wildlife and butterfly garden, as well as herbaceous, ornamental salad, vegetable and herb gardens. A very fragrant and peaceful garden.

Tues 21st Aug

“Growing up in the Deep South (USA)”. Our guest speaker will tell us of her experiences. At Oddfellows Hall, 37 High Street Ipswich IP1 3QH, at 7.15pm. All welcome Members £2, non-members £3.

Thurs 23rd & Fri 24th Aug

Alex Morley Productions presents Amazon Jungle Adventure Show. Stonham Barns Leisure and Shopping Village, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, IP14 6AT. For more information go to
www.stonhambarns.co.uk or call 01449 711111

Thurs 23rd Aug

“Members reveal all!”, Ipswich Group, Suffolk Family History Society Monthly Meeting. Members reveal their favourite Family Stories. If you have a tale to tell contact Howard on 01473 274300. The Co-op Education Centre, 11 Fore St, Ipswich, 7.15pm. Admission £2 for members. £2.50 non-members. For more information on this Event, and about the Group. Call Howard on 01473 274300

Sat 25th to Mon 27th Aug

Knuckle Busters at The Barns. Stonham Barns Leisure and Shopping Village, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, IP14 6AT. For more information go to
www.stonhambarns.co.uk or call 01449 711111

Sat 25th Aug
Craft Fair, The Limeburners, Offton. See website for more details, www.thelimeburners.co.uk
Hannah Louise, Live Music, 8.30-late. The Limeburners, Offton, www.thelimeburners.co.uk
Shoot the Drummer, live music at Royal British Legion, Hadleigh. 8.30pm to 11.30pm, entry fee £2.00 members and £3.00 non-members.

Mon 27th Aug

Fit for Dance. Raising funds for Age UK Suffolk & Fresh Start, New Beginnings. Dance themed morning of fun exercise classes, 10am-1pm followed by a Fun Day with BBQ, bar, stands, bouncy castle, games and live music. To register visit www.universe.com/fitfordance
Craft and Gift Fayre, Fynn Valley Golf Club, 10am – 3pm. Free entry, Refreshments available. Free car park


Fri 31st Aug to Sun 2nd Sept

Barnfest Country Music Festival. Stonham Barns Leisure and Shopping Village, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, IP14 6AT. For more information go to
www.stonhambarns.co.uk or call 01449 711111