SCDC Want Your Views On Adult Learning Provision

Are you looking to improve your education with Adult Leaning Classes? Can you find what your looking for in your area?  Suffolk Coastal and Waveney District Councils are undertaking a project to find out how adult learning can be improved in east Suffolk. Led by their Economic Development Intern, Christopher Elmer who was recruited through Suffolk’s Rising High Internship programme, the work will be used to … Continue reading SCDC Want Your Views On Adult Learning Provision

Exciting New Arts Venue For Felixstowe Peninsula Set To Launch

A group of creative practitioners are on the verge of opening a new arts centre for Felixstowe – and the launch is to take place during an inaugural arts fest weekend that could be the start of an arts extravaganza for the area. Felixstowe Creative Arts Trust (F-CAT) was formed a year ago with the express purpose of opening a much needed dedicated arts centre … Continue reading Exciting New Arts Venue For Felixstowe Peninsula Set To Launch

Felixstowe Carnival – 21st -23rd July

This weekend is Felixstowe Carnival and the theme for 2017 is “Seaside Traditions”. Friday 21 July: 7pm – 10pm: Carnival Proms Night, featuring the Essential Sounds Big Band. Held at the Felixstowe Beachside Events Area. Bring chairs, blankets and picnics! Saturday 22 July: 1pm: Procession through the town with floats, majorettes and bands starting from Colneis Road at 1pm. Route is Beatrice Avenue, Hamilton Road, … Continue reading Felixstowe Carnival – 21st -23rd July

Felixstowe’s Free Open Air Cinema – Next Weekend

Open-air cinema is coming to the Beachside Events Area in Felixstowe next Saturday, 29th July and its free! Three films will be shown throughout the day; Finding Nemo at 11am, The Goonies (12) at 2pm and Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (PG) at 6pm. The public are invited to bring their own picnic blankets and food but refreshments will also … Continue reading Felixstowe’s Free Open Air Cinema – Next Weekend

Review – M.A.M.I.L by Gregory Cooper

MAMIL by Gregory Cooper – Horizon Theatre – New Wolsey Studio till Sat 22nd ‘…and in his time one man plays many parts’ – Shakespeare said it first and the truth is proved in this one man tour de force from versatile actor Philip Steward in a tale for our time. Set on a minimal stage backed with scenes from a cycle race, the opening … Continue reading Review – M.A.M.I.L by Gregory Cooper

Grant Funding Available – Apply Now

Suffolk Sports Fund – Grants up to £2000 Deadline 1st August 2017 Suffolk Community Foundation is working in partnership with Suffolk County Council, Borough and District Councils in Suffolk and a number of businesses to deliver a community sports fund that aims to increase access to sport, particularly for those who are excluded through disadvantage. There is overwhelming evidence of the positive effects of sport and physical … Continue reading Grant Funding Available – Apply Now

Councillors and officials at SCDC are celebrating today after East Suffolk secured two prestigious Green Flag Awards; for Felixstowe’s Seafront Gardens and Nicholas Everitt Park in Oulton Broad  They are among a record-breaking 1,797 UK parks and green spaces to receive the prestigious Green Flag Award – the mark of a quality park or green space. This international award, now into its third decade, is … Continue reading

Art Commission Up For Grabs For East Suffolk House!

Suffolk Coastal District Council moved into East Suffolk House in Melton last December and the Council is now looking to commission a local artist to create a new and exciting public piece of art and in return, gain some recognition for their work. The artwork will be displayed in the reception area of East Suffolk House and the Council is looking for something which reflects … Continue reading Art Commission Up For Grabs For East Suffolk House!

What’s On Stage in Felixstowe – July 2017

So its carnival month – but there’s a lot of other exciting event going on too – and some of them are free! On Wednesday 5th at 11.30am Music in Felixstowe present  An Indian Summer at the Orwell Hotel  – Music and Words from India, with Brian Theodore Ralph and Emily Bennett, sitar and voice. Admission £10.00. Children free. Advance booking recommended. Tickets available from … Continue reading What’s On Stage in Felixstowe – July 2017

Felixstowe Book Festival 1st-2nd July

Felixstowe Book Festival returns this weekend for a fifth year of talks, readings, book signings and workshops with over sixty writers to entertain adults and children. The weekend opens on Friday 30th June at the Orwell Hotel 7pm with an evening of music and poetry around the legend of the Green Children, from Martin Newell and The Hosepipe Band. On Saturday morning you can catch … Continue reading Felixstowe Book Festival 1st-2nd July