Review – We Are The Lions, Mr Manager

We Are The Lions, Mr Manager – written by Neil Gore – Townsend Theatre Productions – New Wolsey Studio – last night and touring There are many very important stories to be told on the historical road to freedom – and Townsend Productions, formed in 2011 as collaboration between director Louise Townsend, writer Neil Gore and musician John Kirkpatrick, have carved a niche for themselves … Continue reading Review – We Are The Lions, Mr Manager

High Sheriff’s Awards – Winners Announced

Last night award ceremony at Wherstead Park was the culmination of High Sheriff Geoffery Probert’s year in office with the presentation of a number of awards to those who make a difference in their community. The glitzy affair was attended by a number of Suffolk’s high profile figures from the worlds of politics, football and the arts. The evening was co hosted by Radio Suffolk … Continue reading High Sheriff’s Awards – Winners Announced

Review – Up ‘N’ Under

Up ‘N’ Under by John Godber – fingersmiths – New Wolsey Theatre till Sat 10th then touring Inclusivity is the name of the game in theatre circles at the moment – and The New Wolsey has always been in the forefront of the drive to make theatre more accessible for the deaf and disabled audience – which of course should be applauded. I have seen all … Continue reading Review – Up ‘N’ Under

Funding Available For Youth Activities

The East Suffolk Youth Priority Action Group (ESYPAG)’s award-winning youth holiday activities programme is now welcoming applications for its sixth and final round of funding. The programme which has been running since 2016 to improve the variety of opportunities available to young people aged between school years 7 – 13 (ages 11-18 years) in east Suffolk, thanks to £50,000 in funding from the East Suffolk … Continue reading Funding Available For Youth Activities

Review – Duke’s Comedy Club

Duke’s Comedy Club – The New Wolsey Theatre – Fri 2nd Feb Once again The New Wolsey have got together four comedians who have all made a name for themselves on the circuits and at Edinburgh – and presented a thoroughly entertaining night of modern comedy that had something for everyone. The evening was hosted by Lara A King – who is an excellent comic … Continue reading Review – Duke’s Comedy Club

What’s On Stage in Felixstowe – February 2018

February is traditionally a bit of a quite time for entertainment – but there are still things going on that should relieve some of the grey days and long dark evenings. On Saturday 3rd The Spa Pavilion present Vicky Jackson in Concert at 7.30pm Vicky has been touring for over 15 years and is much in demand on the festival circuit for her amazing voice and repertoire … Continue reading What’s On Stage in Felixstowe – February 2018

Incredible Reproduction of The Bayeux Tapestry Comes To Suffolk

An exhibition featuring a painstakingly accurate copy of The Bayeux Tapestry, which took 33 years to complete, has opened on our doorstep at the new council offices in Melton – and I would urge you to get along to see it. The original tapestry was actually created by English nuns and depicts the events that led up to the Battle of Hastings in 1066 when … Continue reading Incredible Reproduction of The Bayeux Tapestry Comes To Suffolk

What’s On Stage In Felixstowe – January 2018

AND………We’re Back 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 … Continue reading What’s On Stage In Felixstowe – January 2018

Review – The Pillowman

The Pillowman by Martin McDonagh – New Wolsey Young Company – New Wolsey Studio until Saturday 2nd Dec This modern play from the writer of films ‘In Bruges’ and ‘Seven Psychopaths’ takes as its theme one that has been reproduced in many plays and films – and with a storyline that  is almost an exact copy of  an independent 1991 film ‘Closet Land’ – although … Continue reading Review – The Pillowman

Review – Red Riding Hood

Red Riding Hood – A New Rock & Roll Panto by Peter Rowe – New Wolsey Theatre till Jan 27th Well the New Wolsey have unveiled their seasonal production – and after last night’s rip roaring performance it’s got to be said – this one’s a cracker! This is the tenth panto that Artistic Director Peter Rowe has presided over – and every year they … Continue reading Review – Red Riding Hood