Happy 2018 – hope you made the most of the Christmas and New Year celebrations. Now January is traditionally a quiet month – but there are a few things on to help you get through the hard winter nights
On Wednesday 3rd Music in Felixstowe present The Von Bennett Family at 11.30am in The Orwell Hotel – A light-hearted selection of jazz, rock and pop standards.
With Joe Bennett (guitar), Emily Bennett (singer), Bob Bennett (keyboard) and Hattie Bennett (bass), with Andy Lewis (singer). Admission £10.00. Children free. Advance booking recommended. Tickets available from Stillwater Books Limited (Hamilton Road) or on 01394 670633.
On Saturday 13th The Spa presents The Only Way Is Elvis – Marshall King and his Band at 7.30pm. Following his stunning sell out show in January 2017, Marshall King returns to Felixstowe with a fantastic interactive entertaining tribute to the king of rock ‘n’ roll, with all the fun and impact of Elvis’ original shows. Adults £20.50-£22.50. Concessions £18.50-£20.50. Box Office: 01394 284962.
On Sunday 14th Jazz East at The Alex starts again with Mark Crooks playing the music of Johnny Mandel – with Chris Ingham (piano), Rob Palmer (double bass) and George Double (drums).
On Saturday 20th The Spa presents Carpenters Gold – Live in Concert at 7.30pm. The show recreates the look and sound of their worldwide 1970 tours, the iconic voice of Karen Carpenter provided by international West End vocalist Vikki Holland-Bowyer. Adults £23.50. Concessions £22.00. Box Office: 01394 284962
On Sunday 21st Jazz East at The Alex presents Alan Barnes (saxophones/clarinet) with Simon Brown (piano), Rob Palmer (double bass) and Josh Law (drums).
On Saturday 27th The Spa presents Swing with Laughter at 2.30pm. Variety is back with a capital V as legendary British Entertainers Kenny Lynch OBE and Don Maclean MBE swap their golf clubs for a unique night of comedy and music, in the company of talented friends. Adults £25.00. Concessions £22.50. Box Office: 01394 284962.
On Sunday 28th Music in Felixstowe present a Candlelit Concert with the Ward Quartet at 4pm in St Nicholas Church, Felixstowe Ferry. With Nicholas Ward and Kathryn Parry (violins), Wendy Poulston (viola) and Harriet Bennett (cello).
Programme includes Mendelssohn – Quartet op. 44 no.2. Haydn – Quartet op. 55 no.2 “The Razor”. Prokofiev – Quartet no. 2. Adults £12.00, children free. Tickets available from Stillwater Books Limited (Hamilton Road) or on 01394 670633.
And also on Sunday 28th Jazz East at The Alex present Brigitte Beraha (vocals) with Chris Ingham (piano), Rob Palmer (double bass) and George Double (drums).