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19th August 2018

What’s On – June

What’s On June 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).
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,
0207 4030888, 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, 07736306519
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 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
Tea Dances with Teresa at Sidegate Lane Community Centre, Ipswich, IP4 4HZ. 2-4 pm, with refreshments, Ballroom, Latin and sequence dancing. £3.00pp members. 01473 422427.
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).
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
Dance Classes at Sidegate Lane Community Centre, Ipswich, IP4 4HZ, learners from 7-8pm. Inprovers 8-10pm. £3.00pp. 01473 422427 or 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
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
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 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
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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June 2018

Fri 1st to Sun 3rd June
Mini Barn Bash. Stonham Barns Leisure and Shopping Village, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, IP14 6AT. For info call go to www.stonhambarns.co.uk or call 01449 711111

Fri 1st to Sat 2nd June
Shed Scooter Rally. Custom scooters, bands, food, trade stalls, camping. Leiston Football Club, Victory Rd, Leiston. info 07825 071706.

Fri 1st June
Gadjo Club Quartet, St Peter’s by the Waterfront, 7.45pm. Tickets £10 in advance, £12 on door.
www.jazzbythewaterfront.com
Anthony Preston presents: A Joy of Flying and a few Errors of Judgement, meeting of The Martlesham Heath Aviation Society, The Community Centre, Felixstowe Road, Martlesham Heath IP12 4PB, 7.30pm-10pm. £3 members, £4 non-members, pay on arrival.

Sat 2nd June
Model Railway Show, The Methodist Church, Orwell Rd, Felixstowe. 10am-4pm. 10 layouts, trade and secondhand stalls. www.felixstowengauge.org.uk
Live Music with Steve Forward guitarist, Hadleigh Royal British Legion, 8.30pm to 11.30pm, entry fee £2.00 members & £3.00 non members.

Tues 5th June
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

Wed 6th June
Suffolk Book League: Novelist Ross Raisin. Ipswich Institute Reading Room, 15 Tavern Street, Ipswich, 7.30pm. Members £4. Non-members £8. Students free with ID. On the door seats can be reserved by emailing tickets@sbl.org.uk Payment required on arrival at the event preferably by cash (no cards accepted). Tickets for reserved seats need to be collected by 7.15pm. Pop-up bookshop courtesy of Woodbridge Emporium.
The Untold History of Tattooing, talk by Dr Matt Lodder at Tower Hall, Rushmere St Andrew, 2.15pm. Visit www.orwelldfas.org for info
Ipswich RSPB Local Group Field Meeting at Purdis Heath for summer birds and flora. Meet at 6.30pm at Bucklesham Road lay-by near Trinity Park. Map ref TM213424. 2-3 hours, 2-3 miles. Contact 01473 258791. All welcome

Thurs 7th June
Age UK Gardenfest, Katie’s Garden Plant Centre, Ipswich Road, Newbourne, Woodbridge IP12 4NS. 6pm – 8.30pm, entry £2.00. Behind the scenes tour of the greenhouses and growing areas. Tombola. Refreshments available. Info 01473 736717 or 07880 742320 or visit www.katiesgarden.co.uk
NHS Retirement Fellowship, at Kesgrave War Memorial Community Centre 09.45 – 12.00. All retirees and partners welcome to tea/coffee, stalls and a talk.

Sat 9th June
Craft & Gift Fair, St Peter’s byt the Waterfront, College St, Ipswich, 10am to 4pm, Entry Free.
Lipstick on Your Collar. 7.30pm, Felixstowe Spa Pavilion, Tel: 01394 284962. www.felixstowespa.co.uk
Capel Family Fun Day. St Mary’s Playing Field, 1-5pm. Free entry.
Kersey Open Gardens. Free shuttle bus from Kersey Mill, IP7 6DP, 11am- 4pm. £5 per adult, under 16s free
Martlesham Brass: Making Music Fun in East Anglia, with Preliminary and Beginners Bands at St Michael’s Church Centre, Martlesham Heath, 10am-Noon. Admission is free
Fun Dog Show, Castle Hill Park, Congreve Road, Ipswich, 10.30am to 4.00pm. Judging starts at 11.00am. Many fun classes including best puppy, best veteran and best in show. For info call 07722 153651
Hintlesham & Chattisham Church Fete, Red House Farmyard, Duke Street, Hintlesham IP8 3PR, 12-3pm. BBQ, Pimms & Beer tent, cream teas, raffle, children’s sports, games and stalls, tug of war and so much more. Free parking. (Sorry no dogs)

Sun 10th June
Craft Fair, Needham Market Community Centre, IP6 8BB, 10am to 4pm. Lots of stalls and free entyry and parking. Refreshments available.

Tues 12th June
Treasure Trail around Christchurch Park –– meet near the Mansion at 10.30am. All welcome. Bring a pen/pencil. Contact 01473 251867.
Talk: Further Stories from the Millenium Project. Old Felixstowe Community Centre, Ferry Road, Felixstowe, at 2.15pm. For info call Stephen Cox on 01394 809794.
Felixstowe Art Group: Demonstration in a Variety of Coloured Pencils by Jane Cochrane, Broadway House, Orwell Rd, Felixstowe at 7.30pm. Members free, visitors £2. www.felixstoweartgroup.org or call 01394 276975

Wed 13th June
Tea Dance, Langston Hall, Tacket St, Ipswich at 2pm. Admission £2 inc refreshments, iao Ipswich Deaf Social Club. All welcome.

Fri 15th June
A History of Swing, 2.15pm, Felixstowe Spa Pavilion, Tel: 01394 284962. www.felixstowespa.co.uk
Pop Up Big Chinwag (cuppa and a chat!) with a “Suffolk” theme ahead of the second annual Suffolk Day, at Kesgrave Community Centre, Twelve Acre Approach, Kesgrave. 2 -4pm. Aimed at people aged 65+, make new friends, chat and reminisce – entertainment & refreshments provided. Contact: 01473 298683 or just turn up on the day.
The New Orleans Jazz Delights will be playing at Tower Hall, 5 Broadlands Way, Rushmere St Andrew, 2.15-4.30pm. Entrance fee £5. To book, 01473 720524

Sat 16th June
Marc Anthony as Prince, 7.30pm, Felixstowe Spa Pavilion, Tel: 01394 284962. www.felixstowespa.co.uk
Hullabaloo Delights! Annual Fun Day! Live music, Morris dancers, birds of prey, bouncy castle, refreshments, beer tent. fire engine…games for kids…water into wine. 1-5.00p.m. Earl Stonham Recreation Ground
Jumble Sale, 24th Ipswich Scouts HQ. 330a Bramford Road Ipswich (next to the Railway bridge) 1-3pm. Come along and grab a bargain.

Mon 18th June
Fisherfolk & Lifeboatmen, talk and meeting of the Alde Valley Suffolk Family History Group. John Martin talks of the many famous lifeboatmen such as Henry Blogg of Cromer and locally James Cable of Aldeburgh and many others. At Leiston United Church, 7.30pm. £1 for members, £3 for non-members, includes tea/coffee. Info Angela Skelcher on 01728 830949

Tues 19th June
What is a defibrillator? Guest speaker will explain all you need to know! At Oddfellows Hall, 37 High Street Ipswich IP1 3QH, at 7.15pm. All welcome. Members £2, non-members £3 entry.
Ipswich RSPB Local Group Midweek Walk round Christchurch Park Ipswich. Meet at 10.00am at Soane Street entrance. Approx 2 hrs. Map ref TM165448. Contact 01473 714839. All welcome.

Wed 20th June
Born To Win with Strictly’s Giovanni Pernice. Felixstowe Spa Pavilion, 7.30pm. Booking
www. thelittleboxoffice.com or 01394 284962
Ipswich RSPB Local Group Field Meeting at Landguard Reserve, Felixstowe for birds and flora. Meet at 6.30pm at Manor Terrace car park. Map ref TM290325. 2-3 hours, 2-3 miles. Contact 01473 258791. All welcome

Sat 23rd & Sun 24th June
Breckland Country Music Show. Stonham Barns Leisure and Shopping Village, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, IP14 6AT. For info call 01449 711111 or go to www.stonhambarns.co.uk

Sat 23rd June
Model Day, The Ipswich IPMS (International Plastic Modellers Society), Ipswich & District Indoor Bowling Club, 136 Rushmere Road, Ipswich, 10am-4.30pm.
Coffee Morning, St Mary’s Church Room, Bramford, 10-12 noon. Cake stall, plants, books, jigsawas, bring and buy and raffle. Procees to improving church sound system.
Mid Summer Party Night supporting Age UK Suffolk at Seckford Golf Club, nr Woodbridge. 6.30pm for welcome drinks, followed by two-course dinner & cheeses, entertainment. Ticket price £35, to book call 01473 298683
Live music with Paul Price, Hadleigh Royal British Legion, 8.30pm to 11.30pm, entry fee £2.00 members & £3.00 non members.

Sun 24th June
A Celebration of British Music: Ipswich Symphony Orchestra with an irresistible programme of some of Britain’s ‘favourite pieces’. Corn Exchange, Ipswich, 7.30pm. Tickets £13-£15.50. Free to U18s and FT students with ID. www.ipswichcorexchange.com to book. – See page 25 of this month’s magazine for more information.

Tues 26th June
Meeting of Ipswich IPMS at The Games Room, Ipswich & District Indoor Bowling Club, 136 Rushmere Road, Ipswich, 7.30-9.30pm. Talk and display of plastic models, bring and buy.
Felixstowe Art Group: Demonstration of Special Effects in Watercolour by Deborah Burrow, Broadway House, Orwell Rd, Felixstowe at 7.30pm. Members free, visitors £2. www.felixstoweartgroup.org or call 01394 276975

Fri 29th June
Footloose- The Musical, 7.30pm, Felixstowe Spa Pavilion, Tel: 01394 284962. www.felixstowespa.co.uk
Spanish Night supporting Age UK Suffolk at Cake & Catwalk, St Peters Street, Ipswich from 6.30pm. Paella, Sangria, entertainment. Fancy dress optional. £10 per ticket. Bring your own rug/seating. Book 01473 298683.

Sat 30th Jun & Sun 1st July
History Alive. Stonham Barns Leisure and Shopping Village, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal,
IP14 6AT. For info call 01449 711111 or go to
www.stonhambarns.co.uk

Sat 30th June
Footloose- The Musical, 2:30pm & 7:30pm, Felixstowe Spa Pavilion, Tel: 01394 284962.
www.felixstowespa.co.uk
Concert: Songs for a Summer Evening with Suffolk Singers. St Mary’s Church, Hadleigh at 7.30pm. Tickets £10 from The Idler Bookshop or 01473 827752.
Hollesley Village Fete, pony rides, Suffolk Punch display, kid’s zone, stalls and sideshows plus BBQ and refreshments. At the Village Hall, 12.30-4.30pm.