It might be cold, dark and wet out there but here is a selection of entertainment this month that might tempt you from your fireside.
Sunday 3rd Jazz East at The Alex from 8pm features Laura Jurd (trumpet), with Chris Allard (guitar), Rob Palmer (double bass) and Mark Cecil (drums).
On Wednesday 6th at 11.30am Music in Felixstowe present Flute and Harpsichord at The Orwell Hotel
Featuring Anna Noakes (flute) and Christine Whiffen (harpsichord). The varied programme includes Bach B minor flute Sonata.
Held in His Lordship’s Library. Tickets £10.00, children free. Available from Stillwater Books Limited (Hamilton Road) or on 01394 670633. www.felixstowemusic.com
From Thursday 7th – Friday 15th Horizon Theatre present Surge written by Jayne Lindill, an original play to mark the 65th anniversary of the East Coast Floods of 1953. It tells the story of how one family survived and the lasting effects of the storm that change their lives for ever. Performances 7.15pm
February 7 – FELIXSTOWE Ferry Sailing Club
February 8 – SHOTLEY Village Hall
February 13 – HADL;EIGH ANSELL CENTRE
February 14 – WALDRINGFIELD VILLAGE HALL…
February 15 – SPROUGHTON CHURCH HALL
Tickets: £5 – 07864084423 firstname.lastname@example.org
On Saturday 9th there is a Murder Mystery Dinner at Best Western Brook Hotel 7pm
On arrival, you will be welcomed with a glass of Bucks Fizz and will soon become involved in the story. It will be down to you to decipher the clues and piece them together to solve the murder. You will have to use your logic and intuition to solve this perplexing whodunnit. Includes a three course meal.
£24.95 per person. Pre-booking essential. 01394 278441. www.brookhotelfelixstowe.com
On Sunday 10th Jazz East at The Alex presents Sue Richardson (trumpet and vocals), with Simon Brown (piano), Rob Palmer (double bass) and Trevor Taylor (drums).
On Saturday 16th The Spa presents Soul Legends at 7.30pm
Bringing to life the hits of Barry White, George Benson, Michael Jackson, Aretha Franklin, James Brown, Tina Turner, Lionel Richie, Wilson Pickett, Chaka Khan, Earth Wind and Fire, and more, all in “soulsational” style! Jump aboard the soul train as it takes you on an unforgettably smooth music journey from its sixties origins, to present day, via all the classic seventies and eighties floor fillers.
Adults £27.50. Concessions £25.50. Box Office: 01394 284962. www.felixstowespa.co.uk
From Wednesday 20th – Saturday 23rd Trimley Saints Players present A Panto’ Between The Pyramids Written by Rich Lock at 7.30 pm with a matinee on Saturday at 2.30pm
A town in ancient Egypt is plagued by the mummy’s curse, but all is not what it seems. Join Cleo, the magical Sphinx, Mustafa Wedgie and Dame Donna Kebab as they venture to the Great Pyramid to find the truth. Plenty of songs, jokes and audience participation.
Tickets £8.00 (matinee £7.00). Pre-booking essential. 01394 671119. www.trimleysaintsplayers.co.uk
From Thursday 21st – Saturday 23rd The Trinity Players present ‘The Home Front’ at Trinity Methodist Church, Hamilton Road at 7.30pm
A compilation of official announcements and personal memories of World War II with songs and sketches. A light-hearted stroll through the war years with lashings of nostalgia
Written by Lynn Brittney. Tickets £8.00. Available from Anne and Ian on 01394 285305 or on the door on the night. Profits to CHICKS, a national children’s charity providing free respite breaks to children aged 8-15 years who would really benefit from a break from their home lives. www.trinity-methodist-church-felixstowe.co.uk
On Friday 22nd The Spa presents The Rolling Stones Story at 8pm
You can now relive all they’re classic hits in a high energy concert celebrating the music of the world’s greatest Rock ‘n’ Roll band. Let’s Spend The Night Together in the company of Mick and the boys and you will experience a truly authentic Rolling Stones spectacle; complete with an awesome production, the finest musicians and the world’s No. 1 Mick Jagger lookalike in Paul Ashworth.
Adults £23.50. Concessions £21.50. Box Office: 01394 284962. www.felixstowespa.co.uk
On Saturday 23rd The Spa presents The Johnny Cash Birthday Bash 7.30pm
For the third year running and by popular demand, Rick McKay brings the totally authentic Johnny Cash Revisited to The Spa… to celebrate the birthday weekend of The Man in Black. Rick and his band perform all the hits live, and in the style intended for them. Jodie McKay co-stars as June Carter
Adults £24 Concessions £22.00 Box Office: 01394 284962. www.felixstowespa.co.uk
On Sunday 24th at Felixstowe Ferry Sailing Club Music in Felixstowe present a West End Shows Singalong at 7pm
Featuring soloists Emily Bennett and Joe Leat, with the Felixstowe Young Singers.
Adults £12.00, children free. Tickets available from Stillwater Books Limited (Hamilton Road) or on 01394 670633. www.felixstowemusic.com
Also on Sunday 24th Jazz East at The Alex presents Rachel Cohen (saxophone), with Simon Brown (piano), Rob Palmer (double bass) and Mark Cecil (drums