Two Sisters Arts Centre to Host Tribute To Popular Poet And English Teacher, Frank Wood

Last year at the age of 95, a man who had been a well known and popular figure in the area for his talent as a poet, Head of English at Orwell School and as an accomplished jazz singer on the amateur circuit, died and was buried. But due to the pandemic and covid restrictions like many others his funeral was a limited affair. Now … Continue reading Two Sisters Arts Centre to Host Tribute To Popular Poet And English Teacher, Frank Wood

What’s On At Two Sisters Arts Centre In July

After a really good opening month – where so far every event has been sold to capacity – Two Sisters has a packed and exciting programme coming up for July. Thursday July 1st sees the return of popular, award winning performance poet Luke Wright with The Ballad Seller Back in Georgian times we got our news from poetry. Before papers, broadcasts or the internet, ballad … Continue reading What’s On At Two Sisters Arts Centre In July

Open Air Theatre Comes To Felixstowe

There are two open air theatre shows coming to the Beachfront Events Area next to the Leisure Centre this coming weekend – so pack a picnic and a blanket to sit on and join Heatbreak Productions for David Walliams’ Mr Stink on Sunday 20th  or The Great Gatsby on Saturday 19th. Mr Stink On Sunday June 20th at 4pm Heartbreak Productions bring an adaptation of … Continue reading Open Air Theatre Comes To Felixstowe

Call Out For Community Panel To Select Artist For Felixstowe Commission

Arts facilitators Pier Projects have already announced a new paid commission for an artist to develop work around the concept of walking in Felixstowe .Now they are seeing members of the public to form a ‘community panel’ to select the winning artist. Pier Projects  want to work with an artist to develop an exciting project for Felixstowe based around walking. .The aim of the project … Continue reading Call Out For Community Panel To Select Artist For Felixstowe Commission

WAMfest – New Festival Celebrating Women In Art & Music Moved To September

Last year we all had high hopes that lockdown would be eased fairly quickly and by March 2021 everything would be more or less operating normally In that spirit plans were put in motion for a weekend  to celebrate women’s creativity to coincide with  International Women’s Day on March 8th  entitled  WAMfest (Women Arts and Music). Unfortunately,  as we all know, covid and lockdown have … Continue reading WAMfest – New Festival Celebrating Women In Art & Music Moved To September

What’s On @ Two Sisters Arts Centre – October 2020

In spite of the current difficulties in staging live performances – Two Sisters Arts Centre in Trimley St Mary is continuing to host a variety of events. The Arts Centre, in the former St Mary’s Church in Trimley, has a full range of covid secure measures in place including online booking of socially distanced tables for up to four people, temperature checks and compulsory sanitizer … Continue reading What’s On @ Two Sisters Arts Centre – October 2020

Felixstowe WILL Still Have Xmas Lights Display – But Switch On Event Cancelled

Among the many things that the onging pandemic is impacting is mass social gatherings like Xmas markets and festive switch ons, and Felixstowe Town Council has decided our town is no different in that regard. Unfortunately they have taken the decision that the popular annual Christmas lights switch on show, organised by the Felixstowe Lions Club and supported by Felixstowe Town Council, will have to … Continue reading Felixstowe WILL Still Have Xmas Lights Display – But Switch On Event Cancelled

Heritage Days – ‘Virtual Weekend’

One of the many casualties of corona virus has been Heritage Open Days – that one weekend in the year when the hidden historical gems  of UK towns and villages throw open thoer doors to the general public for free. But all is not completely lost – as Visit Felixstowe is hosting an alternative ‘virtual ‘ version which can be accessed via facebook, twitter or … Continue reading Heritage Days – ‘Virtual Weekend’

The ‘Rule Of Six’ – What Does It Mean For You?

On Tuesday night at 10.30pm the government basically ‘bowled a googly’, to use a cricket expression. They announced that from Monday 14th Sept no groups of more than six were allowed to meet anywhere indoors or outdoors at any time  – but there would be limited exceptions –  and that was that – no detail of any kind and leaving everyone who runs venues, clubs, … Continue reading The ‘Rule Of Six’ – What Does It Mean For You?

Felixstowe Book Festival – On Line This Weekend

Felixstowe Book Festival is going online from 26th June -28th June and will be free for all to enjoy! Across the weekend they will be hosting a series of live-streamed author Q&As and interview, plus recorded talks and children’s activities on their Facebook page and via their website. You can either log in to Facebook and visit https://www.facebook.com/FelixstoweBookFest or alternatively, tune in to the online page on … Continue reading Felixstowe Book Festival – On Line This Weekend