Please note following the advanced measures taken by the Government you should assume that all public events are now cancelled. However we will keep this page open as some details are included on future plans/postponment etc.
Felixstowe Country Market – Will be closed until Felixstowe library re-opens. We can take orders and deliver locally. We also have homemade preserves and tomato plants available now. Contact Sandra on 01394 272003
Middy – In common with nearly all heritage railways, the Mid-Suffolk Light Railway has taken the decision to cancel all immediate opening days and postpone events scheduled for Spring and early Summer, due to the current Coronavirus outbreak. Latest news on the website, www.mslr.org.uk
The Martlesham Heath Control Tower Museum 2020 Summer Season, due to start on Sunday 5th April – will not now happen.
The Martlesham Heath Aviation Society, Friday 3rd April, talk on the “Early (RAF) days of R.A.F. Bentwaters” has been postponed
Thursday 26th March Talk by Ipswich Group, Suffolk Family History Society, on the WW2 “Bevin Boys” – has been postponed
EAST IPSWICH CAMERA CLUB Meetings cancelled until September. http://eastipswichcameraclub.co.uk
THE EASTER CRAFT FAYRE at The Ipswich Hotel, Copdock has been cancelled.
Free guided walks from rail stations in Suffolk have been cancelled due to the latest coronavirus advice. The East Suffolk Lines Community Rail Partnership was due to hold a guided walk on Saturday 21 March from Saxmundham to Darsham and another on Saturday 4 April from Trimley to Ipswich.
The East Anglian Game & Country Fair, due to take place at Euston Estate on Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th April 2020 will no longer be able to go ahead due to the potential risk of spreading the Coronavirus (Covid-19).
Ipswich Gang Show 2020: The organisers of the Ipswich Gang Show 2020 have, regrettably, taken the decision not to stage the 2020 Show in the light of the coronaviras. At this time we do not know what the situation will be in April. If you have already bought your tickets please contact email@example.com regarding refunds. We will require return of the tickets and confirmation of the amount paid or confirmation that you have not received the tickets yet. If you booked the tickets and paid for them through our website the refund will be automatic and you do not need to request this. Looking forward to welcoming everyone back in 2021.
FAME – THE CTC due to have taken place at DanceEast this has been POSTPONED
Stowmarket Chorale have cancelled their forthcoming concert, Fauré’s Requiem, due to be held in Stowmarket on Saturday 21st March 2020. For further details contact firstname.lastname@example.org
IPSWICH BOROUGH BUILDINGS Including Theatres: Ipswich Borough Council have closed it’s buildings: A statement from IBC says
“We have closed the Regent Theatre, Corn Exchange and other public venues in line with new government advice in a bid to stop the spread of the coronavirus. We appreciate your concern about tickets and refunds but ask for your patience while we prioritise the closures and talk to promoters.
Please do not contact the box office or venues directly but instead fill in the online contact form and we will respond as soon as we can.”
Find out more at www.ipswich.gov.uk