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19th July 2019

What’s On – May

May – 2019

Fri 3rd May
Martlesham Heath Aviation Society Meeting, at The Community Centre, Felixstowe Rd, Martlesham Heath, 7.30-10pm. AGM followed by some rare films, with some likely to have never been seen in public before. Entry free. Info 01473 274300

Tues 7th May
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 Street Ipswich IP1 3QH, at 1.30pm £2 entry. Call 01473 251867 for details.

Sat 4th-Mon 6th May
Stowupland Flower Festival and Craft Fair in the church and church hall, Church Rd, Stowupland, 10am-5pm. Beautiful flowers, lovely stalls, scrumptious refreshments, free entry and free parking. Contact anndoubtfire1@gmail.com for more info.

Sat 4th May
A Tribute to Abba. 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
Jumble Sale, 24th Ipswich Scout Group HQ, 330a Bramford Road Ipswich [beside the Railway Bridge], 1-3pm
Drinkstone Sale Trail. Garage Sales & Tabletops, Refreshments, Drinkstone Village Hall & surrounding village, 9.30am-2.30pm. Maps available, tel: 01449 736314.suefoulshamster@googlemail.com
Sequence Dance with Music by Stuart Burr at Sidegate Lane Community Centre, Ipswich. 7.45pm – 11.15pm. Bar, Tea/Coffee & Biscuits. Members £5.00pp. Non Members £6.00pp. Tel: 01449 711874 for more information

Sun 5th & Mon 6th May
The Natural Dog 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-Sun 12th May
11th Sproughton Beer Festival, Tithe Barn, Lower Street, Sproughton. (Sat noon till 10.30pm; Sun noon till 10pm). Over 40 different real ales and ciders and a local lager. Live music, BBQ

Sat 11th May
Plant Sale & Ploughman’s Lunches, St Mary’s Church Room, Bramford, 11.30am-2pm
Live Music: Wannabe Shadows, 8pm, Hadleigh Royal British Legion
Plants, Crafts & Woodturning Fair. 13th Ipswich Sea Scout HQ. The Drift, Rushmere Road, Ipswich, 10am to 4pm. Free admission

Sun 12th May
Stonham Motorcycle 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
Foxburrow Farm May Fair. 11am-4pm. Pond dipping, storytelling, creative workshops & outdoor games. Farm walks. Craft & plant sale. Music & folk dance. Refreshments. Foxburrow Farm, Melton, Woodbridge. Adult £3, child 3+ £2. Sorry no dogs.

Mon 13th May
Live Music: John Ward Trio plus Merry Harriers at Sorrell Horse, Shottisham, 8.30pm

Tues 14th May
The Good Old Days. 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 RSPB Local Group Midweek Walk round Pipers Vale Ipswich. Meet at 10.00am at car park at Vale entrance. Approx 2 hrs. Map ref TM178419. Contact 01473 714839. All welcome.
Coffee, Crafts and Conversation. Come and find out what Lynne and Teresa have for you this month. No experience required, just a have-a-go attitude! Card making, felting or knitting ”twiddle muffs” for those living with dementia. Or bring your own projects (knitting/crochet/cross stitch/paper crafts/watercolours etc). Can you help? Do you have a craft expertise that you’d like to share? Refreshments available and plenty of chat. A great way to spend a morning in good company. At 10.30am The Oddfellows Hall, 37 High Street, Ipswich IP1 3QH. Ring 01473 251867 for more details. All welcome. Small charge for materials and refreshments
Ipswich RSPB Local Group Midweek Walk round Pipers Vale Ipswich. Meet at 10.00am at car park at Vale entrance. Approx 2 hrs. Map ref TM178419. Contact 01473 714839. All welcome.

Sat 18th & Sun 19th May
Steam and Vintage 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 18th May
Come and try Archery Bob’s Meadow, Buckesham Road, 12 noon until 4pm. www.deben-archery.org.uk, Free Event
Curry and Comedy at Seckford Golf Club, Gt Bealings 7pm. Bucket collection to support cancer research
Tickets £20 call 01394 388000
Live Music: Martells, 8pm, Hadleigh Royal British Legion
Caroline Page, County Councillor for Woodbridge, will be holding her surgery at the Woodbridge Library, 9-11am

Wed 22nd May
Ipswich & District Historical Transport Society – The History of RAF Bircham Newton illustrated by David Jacklin. At The Salvation Army Ipswich Citadel, 558 Woodbridge Rd, Ipswich, 7.30 pm. Visitors £3.50, members £1.50 inc refreshments. Entrance via rear door.
Royal Naval Association – Our Shipmates welcome new members to join them at their lunch-time meetings on the 4th Wednesday of the month at Kirby Street Conservative Club. All Maritime Services personnel, MN and others with military connections are eligible. For details contact the Secretary, Ray Leonard, 01473 740735; rayleonard@sky.com.
Ipswich RSPB Local Group Field Meeting at Newbourne Springs Suffolk Wildlife Trust Reserve for summer woodland birds and Nightingales.
Meet at 6.30pm at reserve car park. Map ref TM275433. 2 hours, 2 miles. Contact 01473 258791. All welcome.

Thurs 23rd May
An Evening with Jethro. 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-Mon 27th May
Art Show, Sproughton Tithe Barn, 10-4, wide range of artwork by local artists and all available to purchase, iao Lions Club of Ipswich

Sat 25th May
Musical Concert for All from Light Opera and Folk to Pop, Ipswich Gilbert & Sullivan Soc. at St Augustine’s Church, Bucklesham Rd, Ipswich at 7.30pm, Adults £10, Children £5 iao EACH. More info 01473 624044 or 07789 381677
Coffee Morning, St Mary’s Church Room, Bramford, 10am-noon, Cakes, books, jigsaws, bring & buy sale plus raffle, iao Christian Aid

Sun 26th May

Sunday Afternoon Tea Dance, Mendlesham Community Centre, 2-5pm, all welcome, further info 07773 185494
Fun Day for all the Family, Bourne Vale Club, Halifax Rd, Ipswich, 12 noon-6pm. Live music, donkey rides, side stalls, dog show, displays, refrehsments and car boot sale. The Susan Hughes Memorial iao Somersham Ward. For more info Tom on 07741 452993 or Sarah on 07948 837906.
Stonham Truck 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