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5th December 2019

What’s On December

December 2019

Sun 1st Dec
County Darts, Kesgrave Social Club, 11am-6pm Suffolk v Gwent

Christmas Craft Fair, 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

Ipswich Farmers Market, Ipswich Corn Hill, 10am-2pm.

Christmas Craft Fair, 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

Foxy Rocks, Kesgrave Social Club, 7.30-10.30pm

Mon 2nd- Sun 22nd Dec
Come and enjoy Christmas Fayre, at The White Horse, Church Rd, Felixstowe. (2 courses £18.95, 3 courses £24.95). Booking essential, 01394 277496

Mon 2nd Dec
Card Making Session, at Craftability, 4 St Lawrence St, Ipswich. 10am-noon, £6. To book call 01473 257550.

Tues 3rd Dec
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 St., Ipswich IP1 3QH, at 1.30pm £2 entry. Call 01473 251867 for details.

Pop Up Big Chinwag (cuppa and chat) at Limes Hotel, High Street, Needham Market. 2-4pm.   Aimed at people aged 65+ and living in Needham Market and surrounding areas.  Make new friends, chat and reminisce – entertainment & refreshments provided.  Organised by Age UK Suffolk, contact 01473 298683 for further details or just turn up on the day.

Wed 4th Dec
Crochet Workshop at Craftability, 4 St Lawrence St, Ipswich. 10am-noon, £10. To book call 01473 257550.

Thurs 5th Dec
Beaded Jewellery Workshop at Craftability, 4 St Lawrence St, Ipswich. 10.15am-12.15pm, £6 plus beads. To book call 01473 257550

Adult Craft Club (Altered Star) at Craftability, 4 St Lawrence St, Ipswich. 1-3pm, £15. To book call 01473 257550.

Fri 6th-Sun 8th Dec
Lavenham Christmas Fair. Three days of festive fun, shopping and entertainment, www.lovelavenham.co.uk

Fri 6th Dec
Talk: The DeHavilland Story. Martlesham Heath Community Centre, Felixstowe Rd, Martlesham Heath. 7.30-10pm. Organised by MHAS, members £3, others £4, pay on door.

Gary’s Christmas Draw, Kesgrave Social Club, 7.00-10.30pm

Sat 7th Dec
Live Music: Are We There Yet,  Kesgrave Social Club, 7.00-10.30pm

Christmas Concert, The Orwell Singers at St Michael & All Angel’s Church, Martlesham Heath, 7.30pm.  £8 on the door.

Pop Chorus Christmas Concert, St Mary’s Church, Somersham, 7pm. Tickets £7.50 inc light refreshments. Available from Somersham Village Shop  01473 879263 or 01449 721039

Sequence Dance with Music by David Last at Sidegate Lane Community Centre, Ipswich. 7.45-11pm. Bar, Tea/Coffee & Biscuits. Members £5pp. Non Members £6pp.  Info 01449 711874

Sun 8th Dec
Breakfast with Santa, 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

Children’s Christmas Party, tickets £5,  Kesgrave Social Club, 2-5pm

Tues 10th Dec
Illustrated Talk On Sculpture by Brian Ansell at Broadway House, Orwell Rd, Felixstowe, 7.30pm. Felixstowe Art Group www.felixstoweartgroup.org or 01394 276975 – Members free others £2

Beaded Jewellery Workshop at Craftability, 4 St Lawrence St, Ipswich. 10.15am-12.15pm, £6 plus beads. To book call 01473 257550

Wed 11th Dec
Quiz (Ipswich Speedway supporters),  Kesgrave Social Club, 7.30-10.30pm

Talk: The Reconstruction of the Sutton Hoo Anglo-Saxon Ship, Suffolk Industrial Archaeology Society meeting at Ipswich Transport Museum, Cobham Road, Ipswich 7.30-9.30pm

Crochet Workshop at Craftability, 4 St Lawrence St, Ipswich. 10am-noon, £10. To book call 01473 257550.

Thurs 12th Dec
Ipswich RSPB Group Indoor Meeting. Christmas Social Evening with ‘bring and share’ buffet, plus ‘Zambia’, an illustrated talk. Rushmere St Andrew Church Hall, The Street, Rushmere, Ipswich. 7.30pm. Admission: Local Group members £2.50 (cons apply). Non-Members £5.00. Under 18s free. Contact 07887 770942. All welcome.

Adult Craft Club (3D Lantern) at Craftability, 4 St Lawrence St, Ipswich. 1-3pm, £15. To book call 01473 257550.

Fri 13th Dec
Winter Wonderland, Museum St Methodist Church, Black Horse Lane, Ipswich, 7.30pm. An evening of festive songs brought to you by The Birkbeck Singers and Suffolk Constabulary Male Voice Choir with guests Ipswich Flute Choir. Refreshments will be available. Tickets £10, call 01473 672600 iao ActivLives & Fresh Start New Beginnings

Sat 14th Dec
Coffee Morning at Felixstowe Library iao EACH, 10am-12.30pm

Mrs B’s Christmas Comedy Dinner 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

Coffee and Carols with Martlesham Brass, 10am at St Michael’s Church Centre, Martlesham Heath, free admission.

Live Music: Kevin Barry, c/m Kesgrave Social Club, 7.00-11.30pm

Ipswich RSPB Local Group Field Meeting to North Warren RSPB Reserve for geese and wildfowl. Meet 9.30am Thorpeness car park. 3-4 hours. 3-4 miles. Contact 01473 258791. All welcome

Sun 15th Dec
Breakfast with Santa, 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

Foxy Rocks, Kesgrave Social Club, 7.30-10.30pm

Mon 16th Dec
Carols in the Square, with Martlesham Brass, Martlesham Heath at 7pm, followed by soup in St Michael’s Church Centre

Stephanie Carr [medium] charity night  Kesgrave Social Club, 7.30-11pm

Card Making Session, at Craftability, 4 St Lawrence St, Ipswich. 10am-noon, £6. To book call 01473 257550.

Tues 17th Dec
Ipswich RSPB Local Group Midweek Walk round Christchurch Park Ipswich. Meet at 10am at Soane Street entrance. Approx 2 hrs. Contact 01473 714839. All welcome.

Wed 18th Dec
68th Open Air Carol Service, Market Hill, Woodbridge.

Thurs 19th Dec
Beaded Jewellery Workshop at Craftability, 4 St Lawrence St, Ipswich. 10.15am-12.15pm, £6 plus beads. To book call 01473 257550

Fri 20th Dec
Rock n Roll Night with Black Jack 59 at The White Horse, Church Rd, Felixstowe from 9pm

Pop Up Big Chinwag (cuppa and chat) at Kesgrave Community Centre,  Twelve Acre Approach, Kesgrave. 2-4pm. Aimed at people aged 65+ in the Kesgrave/Martlesham/Rushmere area. Contact 01473 298683 for details or turn up on the day.

Sat 21st Dec
Martlesham Brass Christmas Concert, St Michael’s Church Centre,  7pm. Tickets £4.00 (Primary schoolchildren free). Call 7544 962205

Scrapbooking at Craftability, 4 St Lawrence St, Ipswich. 10am-3.30pm, £7.50. To book call 01473 257550

Sun 22nd Dec
Country Music & Rock and Roll Christmas RIDGEWAY COUNTRY – British Sugar Sports & Social Club, Hollow Rd, Bury St Edmunds. Raffle and Food available. Doors 12 noon for 1.30pm start. Tickets £12 – 01284 753154 or 07591 099519

Sunday Afternoon Tea Dance, Mendlesham Community Centre, 2-5pm, all welcome, further info 07773 185494

Breakfast with Santa, 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

Christmas Eve – Tues 24th Dec
Live Music: Tricks of the Trade,  Kesgrave Social Club, 5-11.30pm

Sun 29th Dec
Copdock Medals & Militaria Fair, Copdock Community Hall, Old London Rd., Copdock
IP8 3JD. 9.30am-2pm, Admission £3, U16s Free.
www.copdockmilitariafair.co.uk

Foxy Rocks, Kesgrave Social Club, 7.30-10.30pm

New Year’s Eve – Tues 31st Dec
Mid Life Crisis, tickets £10 Kesgrave Social Club, 5pm-late