What’s On – January

Until 24th April ‘22

Creating Constable. Celebrating John Constable and his work, exhibition at Christchurch Mansion. Visit ipswich.cimuseums.org.uk/ to find out more.

Fri 17th Dec – Mon 3rd Jan

Cinderella, The Dennis Lowe Panto, The Spa Pavilion, see Spa website (or page 2 of this magazine) for times

Thurs 30th Dec-Sun 2nd Jan

ELF – The Musical. A CTC production at The Apex, Bury St Edmunds. www.theapex.co.uk/

Fri 31st Dec

Andy Miller Roadshow, licensed bar (bring your own nibbles). £8 Members, £9 Non-members. Rosary Conservative Club, Bramford Road, Ipswich, IP1 4AB, 8pm-12.30am.

Sat 1st Jan

Steam Train Rides & Oil Lamps. A special day at the Mid Suffolk Light Railway, Wetheringsett, IP14 5PW – www.mslr.org.uk – see page 9 of this magazine

Sun 2nd Jan

Sunday Book Group, 2-3.3pm. The group meets to discuss their latest book in the meeting room at Woodbridge Library. All are welcome! 

Tues 4th Jan

East Ipswich Camera Club this in-person meeting has been cancelled. More info www.eastipswichcameraclub.co.uk

Scrabble (and other board Games), 2pm at Oddfellows Hall, 37 High Street Ipswich £3. Ring 01473 251867 for more details

Wed 5th Jan

Talk: “Suffolk Children in Care” history of St Johns Home which was in Freehold Rd area of Ipswich. Salvation Army Citadel, Woodbridge Rd, Ipswich, 7.30pm. Organised by Ipswich Suffolk Family History Soc. Pay on door, members £2, others £3 

Fri 7th Jan

Talk “The Kassel Raid”. Martlesham Heath Community Centre, 7.30pm. No need to book, pay on door £4 (MHAS members £3)

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

Chess Club, Woodbridge Libarary, 5.30-7pm. Adults (16+) preferably, times are subject to change; Please contact the library for further information (01394 330855).

Wed 12th Jan

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

Thurs 13th-Sat 15th Jan

Musical of Dreams, Capel St Mary Community Centre, 7.30pm, plus 2.30pm Saturday. New family friendly musical, £8, cons £6. Box office 07793 820215

Sat 15th Jan

Andy Ottley – Elvis Tribute.   Licensed bar, cooked food 7-9.30pm, £5 Members, £6 Non-members. Rosary Conservative Club, Bramford Road, Ipswich, IP1 4AB, 8-11pm.

Fri 21st Jan 

The Queen Extravaganza, Ipswich Regent, 7.30pm. www.ipswichtheatres.co.uk  

Ryan Payling – 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 22nd Jan 

Suffolk Singers Charity Concert, this performance has been postponed and will be re-scheduled later in the year.
In the meantime you can watch a prior performance https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcrtKNSEmtlZJVhDkx8j5OA

Tues 25th Jan

Talk: Guest speaker from Home Instead (Care provider) “Don’t wait until it’s too late” 2pm at Oddfellows Hall, 37 High Street Ipswich. All welcome. Free entry. More details 01473 251867

Thurs 27th Jan

Games Club, Woodbridge Library, 2-4pm. Improve your vocabulary and exercise your mind muscles with Scrabble or practice strategy and balance with Dominoes.

Fri 28th Jan

Guided Walk: Things about Ipswich you Can’t Live Without Knowing!. Meet 2pm at Suffolk Archives, The Hold (near the University on the Waterfront). Further details including booking info ipswichtourguides.org.uk/tea-walks

Sat 29th Jan

Flashdance 80’s Band.   Licensed bar, cooked food 7-9.30pm, £5 Members, £6 Non-members. Rosary Conservative Club, Bramford Road, Ipswich, IP1 4AB, 8-11pm.