Wed 1st March
Talk: Oak Trees, Sailing Boats and the Boatyards of the East Coast at 2.15pm. Orwell DFAS, Tower Hall, Broadlands Way IP4 5SU. All welcome. Guests £6.
Fri 3rd-Sun 5th March
The Big Weekend, Stonham Barns Park, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, IP14 6AT. More info go to www.stonhambarns.co.uk or call 01449 711111
Fri 3rd March
Live Music: Texas Tornadoes C&W. Licensed bar, cooked food 7-9pm, £5 Members, £6 Non-members. Rosary Conservative Club, Bramford Road, Ipswich, IP1 4AB, 8-11pm.
Sat 4th March
Live Music: Power House, 8pm start, Felixstowe Trades & Labour Club, 182 High Road West, Felixstowe
Wed 8th March
Talk: Further Artefacts from a Personal Collection. Suffolk Industrial Archaeology Society meeting. Ipswich Transport Museum, Cobham Rd, Ipswich, 7.30pm
Thurs 9th March
Ipswich RSPB Group Indoor Meeting. ‘RSPB Minsmere – 75 years of Conservation Success’, an illustrated talk by Ian Barthorpe, Minsmere Visitor Experience Officer. Rushmere St Andrew Church Hall, The Street, Rushmere, Ipswich, IP5 1DH. 7.30pm. Admission: Local Group members £3 (Cons apply). Non-Members £5. U18s free. Contact 07887 770942.
Fri 10th March
Live Music: Karaoke. Felixstowe Trades & Labour Club, 182 High Road West, Felixstowe, 8pm. www.ftalc.co.uk
Sat 11th March
Annual Orchid Show, St Michael’s Church, Martlesham Heath. Entry £1.50, 10am-4pm
Live Music: Chelse Francis, Felixstowe Trades & Labour Club, 182 High Rd West, Felixstowe, 8pm
Ipswich RSPB Local Group Field Meeting to Melton and the River Deben for waders and wildfowl. Meet 9.30am, Melton Riverside car park. IP12 1LR. 2-3 hours. 2-3 miles. Contact 01473 258791. No charge. All welcome.
Pre-loved clothing Sale, Humber Doucy Lane, IP4 3PD 11am to 4pm. Free entry and car parking. Refreshments available including home baked cakes. iao Fresh Start New Beginnings, in association with Dot & Do Dah and Cake & Revolution WI
Tues 14th March
Talk: Enhancing Your Garden, Felixstowe Garden Club, Old Felixstowe Community Centre, Ferry Rd, Felixstowe, 7pm. Info: Jayne 01394 211739
Wed 15th Mar
Community Cuppa. Social group for over 65’s. enjoy a cuppa and chat and find out how the Later Life Community Team can help you or your community. The Meeting Place, Limerick Close, Ipswich, 2-4pm. More info from Tracey 01284 334516
Fri 17th March
Live Music: M T Allan C&W, licensed bar, cooked food 7-9pm, £5 Members, £6 Non-members. Rosary Conservative Club, Bramford Road, Ipswich, IP1 4AB, 8-11pm.
Sat 18th March
Felixstowe N Gauge Model Railway Club Open Day, 11am until 4pm. The Welcome Hall, High Road, Trimley St. Mary IP11 0NT. Free Admission with trains running on several layouts all day. Trade support by Orwell Models, Ipswich
Live Music: Low Rider, Felixstowe Trades & Labour Club, 182 High Rd West, Felixstowe, 8pm
Live Music: Soul Project, Country & Western. Licensed bar, cooked food 7-9pm, £3 Members, £6 Non-members. Rosary Conservative Club, Bramford Road, Ipswich, IP1 4AB, 8-11pm.
Sun 19th March
Model Railway Show, Stonham Barns Park, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, IP14 6AT. More info www.stonhambarns.co.uk or call 01449 711111
Mon 20th March
Talk: Shining the Light on Lightship LV18. At Greenfinch Church Hall, Greenfinch Avenue, Ipswich. 7.30pm, entry £3. 01473 405116
Tues 21st March
Ipswich RSPB Local Group Midweek Walk round Holywells Park. Meet at 10.30am at Stable Block off Cliff Lane. IP3 0PG. Approx 2hrs. Tel 01473 258791. No charge. All welcome.
Sat 25th March
Live Music: Rachel Foskett, Felixstowe Trades & Labour Club, 182 High Rd West, Felixstowe IP11 9BB, 8pm
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
Live Music – John O Shea, (ex Moochers) Reggae & Ska, £5.00/£7.00 on door, 7pm-Midnight. Westgate Ward Social Club, 01473 406679
The 11th Ipswich Scout Group are holding a recruiting ‘drop in’ session for new Cub Scouts 8 to 11 years and Adult volunteers to help start a new Beaver Scout Section for 6 to 8 year olds. Find out more at the Scout Hall in Chesterfield Drive IP1 6RW on Saturday 25th March between 10am and 1pm.
Wed 29th March
Talk: A Passion for Speed – (Air). The story about Mrs Victor Bruce an aviator who achieved remarkable achievements for a woman of the 1920s & ’30s. Ipswich Citadel, Salvation Army, 558 Woodbridge Road, Ipswich, 7.30pm, entrance £2.50. (Non-members £4)
Fri 31st March
Live Music: Warren De Witt C&W, licensed bar, cooked food 7-9pm, £5 Members, £6 Non-members. Rosary Conservative Club, Bramford Road, Ipswich, IP1 4AB, 8-11pm.