This weekend is the 74th anniversary of the end of the Second World War and 101st anniversary of the ending of the First. Although it is now so long ago – and there are very few left who were actually there – it is still so important to remember them and the cost involved to so many families and loved ones. There is a view that you only … Continue reading REMEMBRANCE WEEKEND IN FELIXSTOWE
Is there a unsung volunteer or community group that you admire for their dedication and hard work? Now is your chance to give them some recognition The High Sheriff of Suffolk, Roz Eminson, has launched the 2020 High Sheriff’s Awards and invites voluntary groups and individuals to submit their entries for this most prestigious annual celebration of excellence in Suffolk’s voluntary sector. Hosted by the … Continue reading Nominations Open For The High Sheriff’s Awards 2020
Two Sisters Arts Centre is located in the old church of Trimley St Mary opposite The Mariners pub on the High Rd, and has got a packed programme of events in October – and with a licensed (and cheap!) bar, comfortable seating and a warm building – this is the perfect opportunity to try something new. Thurs 3rd sees Horizon Theatre presenting Peter Quilter’s comedy … Continue reading What’s On at Two Sisters Arts Centre in October
Felixstowe Book Festival returns this week for a seventh year of talks, readings, book signings and workshops to entertain adults and children. It begins on Thursday 27th with Great British Bake Off Judge Pru Leith at 7pm and then there is a launch evening on Friday 28th at 7pm with Martin Newell & The Hosepipe Band returning with their ‘Greatest Hits’ package of East Anglian … Continue reading Felixstowe Book Festival Returns Thursday 27th June – Sunday 30th June
Yesterday saw what has become an annual meeting of business and community leaders – Felixstowe Horizons – facilitated by Felixstowe Forward and the local councils, to give us a chance to discuss present and future projects and voice concerns or suggestions on how to improve our Town. Last year a number of plans were unveiled including the controversial North Garden Village and demolishing and moving … Continue reading Felixstowe Horizons – A Round Up of Yesterday’s Meeting.
The long summer holidays are almost upon us – and if your looking for something more organised for the kids to do it might be worth signing them up for Operation Camouflage – a military themed week of action packed activities taking place at Rock Barracks near Woodbridge Running from Monday 12th August to Thursday 15th August 2019 at Rock Barracks, Sutton – the home of 23 … Continue reading Children’s Summer Camp – Operation Camouflage – Sign Up Now
Featured photo – Sue Reynolds winning picture of Felixstowe Ferry Cllr Nick Barber, who previously held the office in 2017-2018, has been re-elected as Mayor and Cllr Mark Jepson as Deputy. At the Town Council AGM on 8th May outgoing mayor Cllr Graham Newman announced the winners of the Civic Awards for 2019, The Tourism Award and the Photography Competition. The winners of the Civic … Continue reading Town Council Awards – Winners Announced – And New Mayor Elected.
May usually heralds the start of better weather, and there’s lots going on to enjoy. After the launch of a new Arts Centre for the Felixstowe Peninsula in the former St Mary’s Church, Trimley St Mary – Two Sisters kicks off their programme with a series of jazz evenings on the first Friday of the month. Friday 3rd sees Jazz East presenting The Paul Higgs … Continue reading What’s On Stage on the Felixstowe Peninsula – May 2019
On Saturday 27th April a long held dream is realised when a new Arts Centre for the Felixstowe peninsula will be launched. Two Sisters Arts Centre has been created within the redundant church of St Mary’s, Trimley and the aim is to be a community based asset for drama, music, poetry, workshops and art exhibitions. Administered by Felixstowe Creative Arts Trust (F-CAT) – a group … Continue reading Launch of New Arts Centre For Felixstowe Peninsula
On June 21st Suffolk Day will be launched this year in Felixstowe – and after the official opening of the new tourist season Felixstowe Forward have announced the nominations for the Felixstowe Tourism Award for 2019 – which you can vote for. Suffolk Day is a real celebration of all things Suffolk, with a variety of events being held across the county to show off everything our … Continue reading Visit Felixstowe Tourism Awards And ‘Suffolk Day’ Launch