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Christmas celebrations in Ipswich Town centre

With the countdown to Christmas Day underway, Ipswich Borough Council is making sure the town gets its glad-rags on for the festive season. The modern Christmas tree on the Waterfront has been installed and the traditional Christmas tree for the Cornhill, provided by Ipswich Central, and the town centre lights will be once again taking…

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Theatre

Panto Alternative from Eastern Angles

Be Shaken and Stirred this Christmas as Eastern Angles present their alternative panto From Rushmere With Love! Eastern Angles return to the stage this Christmas with their highly-anticipated ‘panto alternative’ From Rushmere With Love – and you can join in on the festive fun live in theatre or from the comfort of home. Follow James…

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December at The Spa

Felixstowe’s Spa Pavilion Theatre has announced that Christina Johnston has agreed to become it’s first official Patron. One of the best coloratura sopranos in the world, with an amazing and unique voice, Christina has recently returned to her home county, Suffolk, after a long residency at the State Opera in Prague. Well known throughout the…

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Pinocchio returns to Jerwood Dancehouse

DanceEast are well known for their festive productions which bring families together and over the years have become a tradition for many. Whilst December 2020 saw the launch of two innovative digital projects – Solstice, a digital window installation and the Super Awesome Digital Disco – 2021’s programme welcomes audiences back into the Jerwood DanceHouse…

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Panto: Aladdin set to fly into town

Ipswich Regent Theatre and Enchanted Entertainment are bringing their Christmas pantomime, Aladdin, to Ipswich next month and tickets are selling quickly – oh yes they are! From the same team behind the 2019 Christmas production of Cinderella, Aladdin will be a spectacular festive treat not to be missed. Laugh at dotty Widow Twankey, boo and hiss…

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Suffolk News

A Christmas carol with an East Suffolk twist

You can pick up everything from a partridge to a pear tree in East Suffolk this Christmas – and lots more besides – thanks to a clever rewrite of a famous carol.  The Twelve Days of Christmas has been given a new lease of life as part of a Think Local campaign by East Suffolk Council to support local businesses throughout the winter – and will be showcased across…

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December at Stonham Barns

The Christmas decorations are up, and the shops are busy getting ready for the Christmas rush. Come along to Stonham Barns Park and see what perfect gifts you can find for your loved ones. There are a large variety of shops to choose from selling gifts, crafts, books, pictures and frames, paddle boards, crystals, clothes,…

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White Ribbon Day support from Suffolk police

Suffolk Constabulary is supporting White Ribbon Day, an annual event that marks the United Nations International Day for the elimination of violence against women and girls. The White Ribbon Day campaign runs from 25th November to 10th December and aims to end male violence against women and girls by engaging with men and boys and…

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Royal Hospital School students take part in anti-bullying week

The Royal Hospital School (RHS) in Suffolk is celebrating Anti-Bullying Week, which is taking place from 15-19th November 2021. Anti-Bullying Week is coordinated in England and Wales by the Anti-Bullying Alliance and this year’s theme is One Kind Word. Throughout the week, students at RHS will be sharing their kindness stories using the #OneKindWord hashtag. These…

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Ipswich News

Christmas Market at Trinity Park this weekend

Soak up the sights, smells and sounds of Christmas with Helen Rollason Cancer Charity at their very first Christmas Market on Saturday 4th December at Trinity Park, Ipswich!  Showcasing over 70 small businesses from across the region, they have an exciting variety of high-quality, unique gifts, decorations, crafts and festive foods to get you in…

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Discover Constable at new exhibition

Explore the work of one of Suffolk’s most famous artists in a new exhibition at Christchurch Mansion’s Wolsey Art Gallery. 2021 is a significant year for John Constable, as this year marks the 200th anniversary of The Hay Wain, one of his most famous works. It is also 200 years since the death of Suffolk…

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WIN: exciting new DVD

Get ready for a rip-roaring, action-packed revenge rampage in Every Last One of Them, a high-octane new thriller from the makers of Paydirt and Take Back, starring screen legends Richard Dreyfuss and Michael Madsen.   Jack Hunter’s (Paul Sloan) daughter is missing and he’ll do whatever it takes to find her.  His desperate search leads him to a small town in the desert,…

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Free festive Thursday parking in Ipswich

 Christmas shoppers can enjoy free parking in the run up to Christmas at Crown car park.  The Ipswich Borough Council-run multi-storey car park is bringing in a ‘Festive Thursday’ offer – free parking after 2pm on every late night shopping evening. The offer starts on 18 November and runs until 23 December. Councillor Sarah Barber, portfolio-holder…

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