Well, the summer holidays have arrived, and although the weather might not have got the message – there’s plenty going on in Felixstowe to keep you entertained.
At the Spa Suzie Lowe takes on the summer slot with three different shows presented with the Dennis Lowe Theatre Company, a hugely talented West End cast and supported by local theatre schools .
On Saturday 6th at 7.30pm, Thursday 11th at 7.30pm and Sunday 14th at 7.30pm is Magic of The Musicals.
On Thursday 4th at 2pm, Sunday 7th at 7pm and Saturday 13th at 2pm and 6pm is Jukebox Memories.
And on Wednesday 10th at 2pm is Uptown Funk Party!
For all shows: Adults £16.00-£18.00. Concessions £12.00-£14.00. Family (two adults and two children) £50.00-£58.00. Box Office: 01394 284962.
On Wednesday 3rd August at 1pm, St Andrew’s Church, Felixstowe: Music in Felixstowe present a Young Musicians Lunchtime Concert with Charlie Green – singer and double bassist. Admission free, collection on the door.
On Friday 5th at Best Western Brook Hotel from 7pm – 11.30pm is the Felixstowe Mayor’s Charity Dinner Dance in aid of the Mayor’s charities – Level Two Youth Project and Guide Dogs.
There’s carvery, cake and coffee (vegetarian option available) plus live music by ‘Solid Gold’ £20.00 per person. Pre-booking essential. 01394 288193/01394 272521/01394 275073.
On Wednesday 10th August at 1pm, St Andrew’s Church, Felixstowe: Music in Felixstowe present Verity Poulston, jazz singer and Harrison Perkins, saxophone accompanied by Harrison Cole. Admission free, collection on the door.
On Saturday 13th at The Orwell Hotel from 7pm are J.S. and The Lockerbillies
A fabulous evening of rockabilly music and dancing including a two course set menu£27.50 per person. Pre-booking essential. 01394 285511.
On Sunday 14th at Trimley Sports and Social Club, there is Evie’s Voice – Annual Family Fun Day from 12pm – 5pm
Stalls, Town102, live music, donkey rides, birds of prey, bouncy castle, entertainment and refreshments. Information on deaf awareness.
The charity is based around deaf children and their families who use sign language as their primary form of communication. Admission free.
On Wednesday 17th at 1pm, St Andrew’s Church, Felixstowe another Young Musicians Lunchtime Concert – The Trout Quintet performed by musicians from Woodbridge School: Rosie Greenway, Will Emery, Tristan Hilger, Charlie Green and Harrison Cole. Admission free, collection on the door.
On Thursday 18th Joe Pasquale is at the Spa at 7.30pm
Comedian Joe Pasquale has continued to delight audiences with his live stand-up tours for 20 years. Along the way he’s voiced characters for Hollywood movies Garfield: A Tale of Two Kitties and Horton Hears A Who!
Adults £22.00-£24.00. Concessions £20.00-£22.00.Box Office: 01394 284962.
On Sunday 21st at 3pm, St Nicholas Church, Felixstowe Ferry MUSIC IN FELIXSTOWE present Quartetto Familia, Nicholas Ward and Rebecca Scott, violins, Robert Smissen viola, Harriet Bennett cello. Verdi String Quartet, Beethoven Quartet op 131, Haydn Quartet op 20 no 6. Admission £12, children free – booking advisable. Tickets from Stillwater Books and on 01394 670633.
And on Wednesday 24th at 1pm, St Andrew’s Church, Felixstowe another Young Musicians Lunchtime Concert features Mary Armitage saxophonist. Admission free, collection on the door.
On Sunday 28th the Spa has Jimmy Cricket – Great Value for a Tenner Comedy Show at 7pm
The much loved Irish Comedian, Jimmy Cricket, will return to Felixstowe with his family-friendly laughter show for one evening only.
Jimmy will arrive equipped with one-liners galore, a sprinkling of visual comedy and, yes, that ever present letter from his mammy! On offer is a comedy master class delivered by a legendary entertainer everyone has come to know.
And there’s more; tickets for the show will be at the incredibly affordable price of £10 and £5 (under 16’s). So for a tenner you can grab a bunch of chuckles with a comedian who really can claim to have had people in stitches for years!
Adults £11.00. Children £6.00. Price includes £1.00 per ticket booking fee. Box Office: 01394 284962.
Also on 28th there is Live Music at The Fludyers with popular vocalist Casper Clarke from 8.30pm Admission free.
And finally on Wednesday 31st at 11.30am in His Lordships Library, Orwell Hotel, Felixstowe MUSIC IN FELIXSTOWE present The Great British Musicals, songs and excerpts with Emily Bennett and Brian Theodore Ralph. Admission £10. Booking advisable: from Stillwater Books & 01394 670633