What’s On – April

April 2022

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Thurs 31st Mar –  Wed 6th Apr
Exhibition: Fight Like A Girl, A celebration of strong women captured in a contemporary style. Open daily 10am-4pm, 142 Art Gallery, 142 Hamilton Rd, Felixstowe. 

Fri 1st Apr
Paul James  – Country & Western.   Licensed bar, cooked food 7-9.30pm.  £5 Members, £6 Non-members. Rosary Conservative Club, Bramford Road, Ipswich, IP1 4AB, 8-11pm. 

Woodbridge Dance Folkus April Ceilidh, Woodbridge Community Hall, IP12 4AU, 7.30-10.30pm. Guest band, the nationally famous Polkaworks. Tickets £9, students £5. Call Rob 01473 610951

Sat 2nd-Sun 3rd Apr
1st 95th Rifles Re-enactment, Landguard Fort, Felixstowe. The magnificent 1st 95th Rifles will be returning to Landguard Fort this springtime and will be living at the Fort as they would have done in 1803. A great day out for all the family. 10am-4pm 

Sat 2nd Apr
Live Country Music & Dance: Rick Storm, Rickinghall Village Hall, Hinderclay Rd, Rickinghall, Diss IP22 1HD, doors 6.45pm for 7.30pm. Tckets £6, call 01473 912626 or 07591 099519

Dorian Singers Concert ‘Mostly  Mozart’.St Andrew’s Church, St Andrew’s Rd/Croutel Rd, Felixstowe IP11 7EB, 7.30pm. Professional soloists and ensemble join the Dorians in a gala concert to celebrate their 40th anniversary. £15 inc refreshments (£3 under-18s) iao Basic Life charity. Tickets: The Card Centre, 6 Hamilton Rd, Felixstowe (01394 283170) www.thedoriansingers.org.uk

50 Shades of Reggae. The Golden Hind, Nacton Rd, Ipswich, 8pm-midnight.

Sun 3rd Apr
Stonham Car Boot, Stonham Barns Park, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, IP14 6AT. For more info go to  www.stonhambarns.co.uk or call 01449 711111 

Mon 4th Apr
Repair Cafe, repairing broken goods for a small donation. St. John’s Church, St. John’s Church, Woodbridge, 10am-noon.

Tues 5th Apr
East Ipswich Camera Club meet at The Tower Hall, Broadlands Way, Rushmere St Andrew, Ipswich, IP4 5SU. Meetings 7.30-10pm. New members are always welcome. More info www.eastipswichcameraclub.co.uk

Wed 6th Apr
Talk: Ruth Silburn, talks about her role as a Local History Recorder. Organised by Ipswich Group, Suffolk Family History Society, at The Salvation Army Citadel, 558, Woodbridge Road, Ipswich IP4 4PH, 7.30pm – entrance at rear of building. For more information contact Howard on 01473 274300. The Society website is  www.suffolkfhs.org.uk.

Thurs 7th Apr
Guided Walk: Explorers & Adventurers. Meet 2pm at Suffolk Archives, The Hold (near the University on the Waterfront). Further details including booking info ipswichtourguides.org.uk/tea-walks

Lady Chatterley’s Lover – ‘a journey to liberation’ discussion led by author Alison Macleod (guest of Suffolk Book League). Ipswich Institute Reading Room & Library 15 Tavern Street IP1 3AA, 7pm for 7.30pm. £5 for League members, £10 non-members, can be obtained via the website www.suffolkbookleague.org/

Shackleton at the Library,  Woodbridge Library 7pm for 7.30pm. Seats for this event are £8 and can be booked at the Library or by phoning 01394 330855

Charity Bingo Night, Stonham Barns Park, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, IP14 6AT. More info go to  www.stonhambarns.co.uk or call 01449 711111

Fri 8th Apr
Abba Tribute, Stonham Barns Park, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, IP14 6AT. More info go to  www.stonhambarns.co.uk or call 01449 711111

Sat 9th-Sun 10th Apr
Landguard at War, Landguard Fort, Felixstowe.  Come and see over 50 living history reenactors bring Landguard Fort to life as it was during World War 2 (1939 – 1945). 10am-4pm 

Sat 9th-Sun 24th Apr
Easter Trail at Landguard Fort, Viewpoint Rd, Felixstowe. 10am-4pm. Pick up an activity sheet and pencil (£2 per child), find the hidden clues as you walk around the fort to win a prize! 

Sat 9th Apr
Martlesham Repair Hub – Don’t bin it bring it to the hub for repair. St Michaels Church, St Michaels Church, The Drift, Martlesham Heath, IP5 3PL, 10am-noon.

Sun 10th Apr
Spring Fayre – Bourne Vale Social Club, Halifax Rd, Ipswich – 12pm-4pm

Stonham Car Boot, Stonham Barns Park, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, IP14 6AT. For more info go to  www.stonhambarns.co.uk or call 01449 711111

Mon 11th Apr
Mid Suffolk Monday, Stonham Barns Park, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, IP14 6AT. More info go to  www.stonhambarns.co.uk or call 01449 711111

Tues 12th Apr
Deben Flower Club Meeting, Kirton Church Hall, Church Lane, Kirton, 7.30pm. Demonstration by Shirley Perkins. Info from Sandy, 07910 463158 

Felixstowe Garden Club, talk  “30 years in an English Country Garden” by Ben Smith, plus Spring Mini Show for members. All welcome (guests £5) 7pm, Old Felixstowe Community Centre, Ferry Road, Felixstowe. Further info Jayne Steele on 01394 211739

Wed 13th-Thurs 14th Apr
Easter Egg Hunt, come and join in the fun Easter Egg, Felixstowe Museum. Ages 3-10, two sessions 12.30-2pm & 2.30-4pm. Chjildren £6, adults £4 – pre-booking essential at www.felixstowemuseum.org & www.discoverlandguard.org.uk 

Thurs 14th Apr
Bike Nights, Stonham Barns Park, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, IP14 6AT. More info go to www.stonhambarns.co.uk or call 01449 711111

Charity Bingo Night, Stonham Barns Park, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, IP14 6AT. More info go to  www.stonhambarns.co.uk or call 01449 711111

Fri 15th-Sun 17th Apr
Easterfest Country Music Festival, Stonham Barns Park, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, IP14 6AT. More info go to  www.stonhambarns.co.uk or call 01449 711111 

Fri 15th Apr
Rick Storm – Country & Western.   Licensed bar, cooked food 7-9.30pm.  £5 Members, £6 Non-members. Rosary Conservative Club, Bramford Road, Ipswich, IP1 4AB, 8-11pm.

Sat 16th-Sun 17th Apr
Woodbridge Mind Body Spirit Festival, 10am-5pm, Woodbridge Community Hall IP12 4AU. Book tickets or pay on the door www.lifearts.co.uk

Sat 16th Apr
Easter Disco for all the family – Licensed Bar, cooked food 7-9pm, Easter Egg Raffle.  £1 Adult Members, £3 Adult Non-members, Children Free.  Rosary Conservative Club, Bramford Road, Ipswich, IP1 4AB, 7-11pm.

Sun 17th Apr
Giant Easter Craft & Gift Fayre, Best Western Ipswich Hotel, Copdock, 10am-4pm

Easter Sun Dip, 0am, opposite Mannings Amusement on Felixstowe seafront. Swimmers must pre-register https://register.enthuse.com/ps/event/EasterDayDip. 

Stonham Car Boot, Stonham Barns Park, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, IP14 6AT. For more info go to  www.stonhambarns.co.uk or call 01449 711111

Tues 19th Apr
East Ipswich Camera Club meet at The Tower Hall, Broadlands Way, Rushmere St Andrew, Ipswich, IP4 5SU. Meetings 7.30-10pm. New members are always welcome. More info www.eastipswichcameraclub.co.uk

Wed 20th Apr
Guided Walk: Ipswich Medics. Meet 2pm at Suffolk Archives, The Hold (near the University on the Waterfront). Further details including booking info ipswichtourguides.org.uk/tea-walks

Thurs 21st Apr
Charity Bingo Night, Stonham Barns Park, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, IP14 6AT. More info go to  www.stonhambarns.co.uk or call 01449 711111

Sat 23rd Apr
Coffee Morning, 10am-12 noon St Mary’s Church Room, Bramford. Bacon rolls, hot dogs, scones, sausage rolls etc. Sale of books, jigsaws, DVDs and more. iao church maintenance

Folk Night at St Mary’s Church, Somersham, 7.30pm. Folk, Blues, Country and popular songs featuring Pluck & Squeeze, Green & Ward, Folk on the Hill. Tickets £7.50 from Pat 01473 831080 or Steve 01473 658487 or Somersham Community Shop, Christine’s Haircare or the Garage

Sun 24th Apr
Stonham Car Boot, Stonham Barns Park, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, IP14 6AT. For more info go to  www.stonhambarns.co.uk or call 01449 711111

Tues 26th Apr
IPMS Meeting, Ipswich and District Indoors Bowling Club, 136 Rushmere Road, Ipswich, IP4 4JU. 7.30-10pm

Wed 27th Apr
Talk: Looking for the Goshawk with Conor Jameson. £2.50, 7.30pm at the Village Hall, Stowupland, IP14 4BQ. Suffolk Wildlife Trust. Info 01449 676471 – swtstowmarket@gmail.com

Thurs 28th Apr
Bike Nights, Stonham Barns Park, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, IP14 6AT. More info go to www.stonhambarns.co.uk or call 01449 711111

Charity Bingo Night, Stonham Barns Park, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, IP14 6AT. More info go to  www.stonhambarns.co.uk or call 01449 711111

Fri 29th Apr
Simply Jackson – A tribute to Michael Jackson.  Licensed bar, cooked food 7-9.30pm.  £3 Members, £6 Non-members. Rosary Conservative Club, Bramford Road, Ipswich, IP1 4AB, 8-11pm. 

Sat 30th Apr-Sun 1st May
Craft Fair, Village Hall, Stowupland IP14 4BQ, 10am-4pm. Wonderful range of crafts, grand hamper draw, refreshments, free admission

Sat 30th Apr
Jumble Sale, Lt Blakenham Village Hall, Valley Rd, IP8 4LT, 2-4pm, iao Lt Blakenham Church