What’s On – March
What’s happening around the area in March 2019
Fri 1st March
Old Spooky, an RAF Armourer’s tales. Martlesham Heath Aviation Society Meeting at The Community Centre, Felixstowe Rd, Martlesham Heath, 7.30-10pm. £3 members, £4 non-members. No need to book..
Sat 2nd March
Jumble Sale, 24th Ipswich Scout Group, Bramford Rd, Ipswich, (besdies the Railway Bridge), 1pm-3pm. Live Music: Mel Stevens, Kesgrave Social Club. Doors open 7pm
Tues 5th March
Company and a Cuppa. Join like-minded people for a chat over a brain-teaser game or puzzle. At the Oddfellows Hall, 37 High St Ipswich at 1.30pm. £2 entry. Info: 01473 251867
Wed 6th March
Ipswich Aviation Society: presentation by Craig Hollis – “Aviation Photography, Tips & Tricks”. Hosted at Greshams Ipswich, 312 Tuddenham Road, Ipswich, commencing at 7.30pm. Members FREE – Non-Members £3. For further info contact Barry Turner on 07789 168430 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fri 8th March
Live Music: Scorpio Rising, Hadleigh Royal British Legion
Sat 9th March
Live Music: Colt Murphy, Kesgrave Social Club. Doors open 7pm
Sun 10th March
St. Patricks event: Kevin Barry C/W & Irish Music, 1.30-6pm, tickets £10, available at Kesgrave Social Club or on the door
Aero Jumble Sale, at Greshams Sport and
Social Club, 312 Tuddenham Rd, Ipswich,
Suffolk – 11am-3pm. Entrance £1. Local Aviation clubs/Museums and traders selling Books, Videos, Photographs, Posters, Models and old aircraft parts. For further info contact Barry Turner on 07789 168430 or email email@example.com.
Mon 11th March
Live Music: The Twisty Turns plus Meg Burrows, Eliza, Seth – Sorrel Horse Shottisham, 8.30pm
Tues 12th March
Coffee and Crafts. Bring your own project or help us to knit and embellish “twiddle muffs”. All welcome at the Oddfellows Hall, 37 High St, Ipswich, 10.30am. £2 entry. More info 01473 251867
Wed 13th March
Talk: On the Road. Relics of Transport by Road. Ipswich Transport Museum, Cobham Road, Ipswich, 7.30pm. Further information 01473 405116.
Thurs 14th March
Ipswich RSPB Group Indoor Meeting. ‘Birds, their Hidden World’, an illustrated talk by Peter Holden MBE, Writer and Lecturer. Rushmere St Andrew Church Hall, The Street, Rushmere, Ipswich, IP5 1DH. 7.30pm. Admission: Local Group members £2.50 (concessions apply), Non-Members £5.00, Under 16s free. Contact 07887770942. All welcome.
Fri 15th March
‘Pop Up Big Chinwag’ (cuppa and chat) at Kesgrave Conference Centre, Twelve Acre Approach, Kesgrave. 2-4pm. Aimed at people aged 65+ and living in the Kesgrave/Martlesham/Rushmere area. It’s an opportunity to 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.
Karaoke, Hadleigh Royal British Legion
Sat 16th March
Live Music: Cool Remedy, Kesgrave Social Club. Doors open 7pm
Ipswich RSPB Local Group Field Meeting at Alton Water for water and woodland birds. Meet at 9.30am at Lemons Hill Bridge south car park, Tattingstone. Map ref TM136374. 2-3 hours, 3-4 miles. Contact 01473 258791. All welcome.
Disco, Hadleigh Royal British Legion
Kesgrave Market, The Scout Hall, Rupert Fison Sq., Kesgrave, 8.30am-1.30pm.
Mon 18th March
Z-A of Wildlife, guest speaker from RSPB. At Oddfellows Hall, 37 High St, Ipswich at 1.30pm. £3 inc refreshments. All welcome
Talk: The East Anglian Railway Museum. Venue, Greenfinch Church Hall, Greenfinch Ave, Ipswich,, 7.30pm. £2.00 per head. Further information 01473 405116.
Tues 19th March
Ipswich RSPB Local Group Midweek Walk round Bourne Bridge area and park. Meet at 10.00am at Bourne Park car park (Bourne Bridge entrance). Approx 2 hrs. Map ref TM161419. Contact 01473 714839. All welcome.
Sat 23rd March
Spring Concert at the Co-op Education Centre, Fore St., Ipswich, 2-4.30pm. Free Entry. Music performed by the Co-op Waterfront Music School, orchestra, recorder and jazz groups, guests and the Co-op Senior Singers Raising funds for local Autistic Group. Refreshments available and Raffle.
Talk ‘Bulbs for all Seasons’ by Anna Pavord, Stowupland Village Hall, 2.30pm. Tickets by cheque in advance, Isobel Ashton, 6 College Lane, Bury St. Edmunds, IP33 1NN. (Make payable to ‘Plant Heritage Suffolk Group’), Members £8. Guests £15.
Model Railway Group Open Day, The Welcome Hall, High Rd, Trimley St Mary, 10am-4pm, Admission free. www.felixstowengauge.org.uk
Live Music: Stiff in the Morning, Hadleigh Royal British Legion
Sun 24th March
Sunday Afternoon Tea Dance, Mendlesham Community Centre, 2-5pm, all welcome, further info 07773 185494
Wed 27th-Sat 30th March
The Unexpected Guest by Agatha Christie, performed by The Masque Players at Kesgrave War Memorial Community Centre, 7.30pm. Tickets £9 by calling 01473 725633
Wed 27th March
Talk: Zeppelin Raids Over East Anglia, illustrated by Ian Mclachlan. Ipswich & District Historical Transport Society, Salvation Army Citadel, 558 Woodbridge Road, Ipswich at 7.30pm entrance via rear door, visitors welcome £3.50, members £1.50 includes refreshments.
Fri 29th March
Karaoke, Hadleigh Royal British Legion
Sat 30th March
Live Music: Shane & The Korrados, Kesgrave Social Club. Doors open 7pm
Coffee Morning, St Mary’s Church Room, Bramford. 10am-12 noon. Serving bacon rolls and other frefreshments. Also Stalls with cakes, preserves, books, jigsaws, bring and buy plus raffle. Proceeds donated to charity.
1970’s Soul Night with Soul Singer Irie J. Stonham Barns Leisure and Shopping Village, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, IP14 6AT, 6.30pm-11pm. For more information go to www.stonhambarns.co.uk or call 01449 711111
Orchid Show, St Michaels Church Centre, Martlesham Heath (Next to Douglas Bader Pub). 10am-4pm
Live Music: Steve Forward, Hadleigh Royal British Legion