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18th October 2017

What’s On – August

Every Monday
Carpet Bowls, Tuddenham St Martin Village Hall, 6.30pm, New members welcome – come and try to see if you like it, only £1 per session. For more details contact Ray 01473 610067
Ballroom and Latin American Dance Classes, Kesgrave High School, Main Road, Kesgrave, Suffolk, Beginners welcome, 7pm, for further details
www.danceasy.co.uk.  £5 per person, Telephone Sharon 07946 347167 or Graham 07790 230651
Free Creative Workshops, The Avenue Theatre, Gippeswyk Hall, Gippeswyk Avenue, Ipswich, 2pm – 4.30pm, Inside Out Community, an Ipswich based mental health charity provides free creative workshops including ‘Making Your Mark’-for young people aged 18 – 25, giving them the opportunity to explore their creativity in a friendly and supportive environment, info@insideoutcommunity.com or
07947 565711 for more information.
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
Al-Anon Family Groups support for families and friends of alcoholics, Museum Street Methodist Church Hall, 17 Black Horse Lane, Ipswich, The meeting is located in the hall behind the Museum St Methodist Church, accessed from Black Horse Lane, 02074030888, www.al-anonuk.org.uk for other groups in the Ipswich area, (not held on bank holidays.) 
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, 07736 306519
Yoga, Sidegate Lane Community Centre, Ipswich, 10am – 11am, £3.50 per session, New members welcome, For further information contact: 07773 456078
Suffolk Promenaders Square Dance Club Rushmore 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.

Every Tuesday

Tea Dances with Teresa, Sidegate Lane Community Centre, Ipswich, IP4 4HZ, 2pm – 4 pm, £3
with refreshments, Details 01473 422427,
www.sidegatelanecommunitycentre.org.uk
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 ipswich.priory@salvationarmy.org.uk or 01473 710721
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 07860824747
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
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 Vera Manning
01473 462795,
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

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
Ballroom and Latin Dance Classes, Sidegate Lane Community Centre, Ipswich, IP4 4HZ, 7pm – 8pm Refreshers, 8-10pm Improvers, £3pp, Contact 01473 723070
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

Every Thursday

Body Moves Dance Class with Linda, Girl Guiding Building, Garrison Lane, Felixstowe, 7.30pm – 9pm, A fun & friendly class try a Free Taster Session for more info call Linda 01394 273033
Cafe Chat, 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
Yoga, Sidegate Lane Community Centre, Ipswich, 10am – 11am, £3.30 per class, New members welcome, For more details contact 01473 727796
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
Carpet Bowls, Sidegate Lane Community Centre, Ipswich, 2pm – 4.15pm, £2.80 includes tea & Biscuits, for further information telephone 01473 725274
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 Douncy 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
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

The Lion’s Club of Felixstowe Car Boot Sale, Sunday Market site, Sea Road, Felixstowe, 8am – 1pm, Free entry to the public, Car boot pitches £6 for up to 3 tables (No traders allowed).
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

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
Vintage Steam Trains at Mid-Suffolk Light Railway, until August Bank Holiday. Brockford Station, Wetheringsett.11am-5pm. www.mslr.org.uk

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Tue 1st Aug

Friends of Woodbridge Library Lunchtime Concert by The Burkitt Family, Woodbridge Library, New Street, Woodbridge, 12.45 pm – 1.30pm, This family band hailing from the Bawdsey Peninsula offers a beguiling mix of contemporary and traditional acoustic music, featuring tight vocal harmonies and beautifully played arrangements of well chosen songs.  Ross is an accomplished guitarist and singer and his partner Ali adds ethereal vocals and flute. Their 16-year old daughter Eliza wins new admirers wherever she plays with her fluent and assured violin playing and singing and they are now also joined by their son, 13-year old Sam, a very talented cellist and guitarist, Free entry – all donations to support the library.

Wed 2nd Aug

Ipswich RSPB Local Group Field Meeting, A walk along the River Deben from Melton for migrant waders, Meet at 6.30pm at Melton Riverside car park. Map ref TM288503, Approx 2 hours, 2-3 miles, Contact 01473 258791, All welcome,
Wild Play for Families, Foxburrow Farm, Suffolk Wildlife Trust, Melton near Woodbridge IP12 1NA, 10.30am – 12.30pm, Explore, discover, create, and build, £2 Adult, £4 Child, Book online
www.suffolkwildlifetrust.org/, Telephone 01473 890089

Fri 4th Aug

Activity Day for 6-10 year olds: The woodland folk, trolls and the magic hat, Foxburrow Farm, Suffolk Wildlife Trust, Melton near Woodbridge IP12 1NA, Adventures following the Moomins through tangled woods and raging rivers, £7. Book online
www.suffolkwildlifetrust.org/, Telephone 01473 890089

Sat 5th Aug

Buxhall & Shelland Fete, Copinger Hall, Buxhall, 2pm, falcontry flying display, Viking re-enactment, classic cars and motorbikes, games, stalls, sideshows, free admission, www.buxhallfete.co.uk iao church funds

Sun 6th Aug

Hornby Collectors Day featuring working layouts & Meccano display at id Suffolk Light Railway, Wetheringsett. www.mslr.org.uk


Fri 11th Aug

The New Orleans Delights Jazz Band, Tower Hall, 5 Broadlands Way, Rushmere St Andrew IP4 5SU, 2.15 pm – 4.30 pm, £5.00, to book phone 01473 720524

Sat 12th Aug

The Great British Seaside Special, Spa Pavilion, Felixstowe, 2.15pm, Box Office 01394 336336 or visit www.felixstowespa.co.uk
The Music from the Boat that Rocked, Spa Pavilion, Felixstowe, 7.30pm, Box Office 01394 336336 or visit www.felixstowespa.co.uk

Sun 13th Aug

Bubble Rush, Christchurch Park, Ipswich, 11am – 4pm, in aid of St Elizabeths Hospice,
www.stelizabethhospice.org.uk

Tue 15th Aug

Little Red Hen for Families, Foxburrow Farm, Suffolk Wildlife Trust, Melton near Woodbridge IP12 1NA,
10.30am – 12.30pm, Child £4, adults £2, Book online www.suffolkwildlifetrust.org/, Telephone 01473 890089

Wed 16th Aug

Activity Day for 6-10 year olds: Super Fury Mammals, Foxburrow Farm, Suffolk Wildlife Trust, Melton near Woodbridge IP12 1NA, 10am – 2pm, £7. Book online www.suffolkwildlifetrust.org/, Telephone 01473 890089

Thu 17th Aug

The Great British Seaside Special, Spa Pavilion, Felixstowe, 2.15pm, Box Office 01394 336336 or visit www.felixstowespa.co.uk

Tue 22nd Aug – Sat 26th Aug

‘The Railway Children’ by E.Nesbit, adapted for the stage by Mike Kenny, John Peel Centre, Church Walk, Stowmarket IP14 1ET, 7.30pm, (plus matinees on 24th and 26th August at 2.30pm.)  Presented by Stowmarket Operatic & Dramatic Society in the exciting ‘in-the-round’ format with the actors close to and surrounded by the audience, tickets £12 (concessions £10) from the box office, 01449 774678, open from 10am – 2pm Monday to Friday for callers and telephone bookings, Book online at www.johnpeelcentre.com

Sat 19th Aug

Bonanza Sale, Parish Rooms, Stratford St Mary, 1pm – 2pm, in aid of the Suffolk & Essex Small Animal Welfare.
Thank You For The Music – ABBA Tribute, Spa Pavilion, Felixstowe, 7.30pm, Box Office 01394 336336 or visit www.felixstowespa.co.uk

Sun 20th Aug

Classic Car Show, Stonham Barns, Stonham, 10am – 4pm, www.stonhambarns.co.uk

Tue 22nd Aug

Teddy Bear’s Picnic for Families, Foxburrow Farm, Suffolk Wildlife Trust, Melton near Woodbridge IP12 1NA, 10.30am – 12.30pm, Child £4, adults £2, Book online www.suffolkwildlifetrust.org/ Telephone
01473 890089
Mencap Coffee Morning, Burgess House, 236 Felixstowe Road Ipswich, 10.30am – 12pm, Open morning for you to come along and enjoy a cuppa and a chat with friends. There is a small stall and a raffle as well as cakes on offer. A cup of tea and a biscuit £1. Cakes available at various prices on the day

Wed 23rd Aug 

Activity Day for 6 – 10 year olds: Jungle Book, Foxburrow Farm, Suffolk Wildlife Trust, Melton near Woodbridge IP12 1NA, 10am – 2pm, £7, Book online www.suffolkwildlifetrust.org/, Tel 01473 890089

Sun 27th-Mon 28th Aug

Bank Holiday Bash, Mid Suffolk Light Railway, Brockford Station, Wetheringsett. www.mslr.org.uk 11am-5pm

Sun 27th Aug

RSPB Flatford Wildlife Garden Activities, Flatford Wildlife Garden, East Bergholt, 10.30am – 4.30pm, Come and explore nature in the garden! New features this year include a freshened wildlife experience in the Barn,’secret’ willow tunnel for children to explore and ‘rolly polly hill’ where we encourage children to get even closer to nature!

Mon 28th Aug

Craft & Gift Fair, Fynn Valley Golf Club Witnesham, Ipswich, 10m – 3pm, a wide variety of stalls, including cheeses, pies, handbags jewellery, handmade cards and artwork, ceramic picture tiles, candles in tea cups etc. Free Parking Refreshments available all day, Free Entry but donations welcome for St Elizabeth’s Hospice
Joe Pasquale: The Devil in Disguise, Spa Pavilion, Felixstowe, 7.30pm, Box Office 01394 336336 or visit www.felixstowespa.co.uk

Wed 30th Aug  

Follow the Swallow for Families, Foxburrow Farm, Suffolk Wildlife Trust, Melton near Woodbridge IP12 1NA, 10.30am – 12.30pm, Child £4, adults £2.
Book online www.suffolkwildlifetrust.org/ Telephone 01473 890089

Sat 2nd Sep

Exhibition of Prints and Projected Digital Images, East Ipswich Camera Club, Tower Hall, Broadlands Way, Rushmere St Andrew IP4 5SU (close to the Bixley Farm Centre), 10.30am – 4.30pm, Entry is free and refreshments will be available,
www.eastipswichcameraclub.co.uk

Sun 3rd Sep

Walk with a Fork, Helmingham Hall Suffolk, 10.30am – 4pm,