Felixstowe Book Festival – 27th June – 1st July

Well, Felixstowe Book Festival has already kicked off – featuring an opening event with novelists Amanda Craig and Sally Vickers on Wednesday in Harvest House, and last night’s screening at The Library of the fabulous local film ’Life on The Deben’ – which if you haven’t seen yet you must really buy a copy – it’s a love letter to our wonderful part of the … Continue reading Felixstowe Book Festival – 27th June – 1st July

Suffolk County Council ‘We Are Listening Event’ Comes To Felixstowe

Suffolk County Council is holding a number of ‘We Are Listening’ Events across Suffolk in the next few months – and the road show comes to Felixstowe Triangle on 28th June. From 11am members of the Council – including newly elected leader Mathew Hicks – will be on hand to answer your questions and concerns. Felixstowe is represented on the Council by Graham Newman (Con) … Continue reading Suffolk County Council ‘We Are Listening Event’ Comes To Felixstowe

Review – Pulse Festival 2

The Pulse Festival 2– New Wolsey Theatre – Sunday 3rd June Sunday saw the trial of a new idea – a ‘pay what you like’ day. And judging by audience numbers – this was a very popular way of presenting new work. Skin a Cat – by Isley Lynn – Rive Productions This powerfully visceral, yet surprisingly humorous, play about the awakening of womanhood in … Continue reading Review – Pulse Festival 2

What’s On Stage in Felixstowe– June 2018

There are two big events in June that do not necessarily fit into the category of ‘what’s on stage’ – but nevertheless are so connected to the Arts that they must be mentioned. The first is Suffolk Open Studios – Felixstowe Art Trail on two weekends in June  – 2nd / 3rd and 9th/10th from 11am-5pm As part of Suffolk Open Studios, four artists in … Continue reading What’s On Stage in Felixstowe– June 2018

Felixstowe Photo Competition Launched

Felixstowe Town Council, Visit Felixstowe and the Landguard Partnership have teamed up to launch the next Felixstowe Photo Competition – and you could WIN a prize of £100 to put towards photographic equipment, plus an enlarged copy of your photograph. The closing date is 20th March 2019 – so you’ve got plenty of time to come up with the winning shot. The competition is open to … Continue reading Felixstowe Photo Competition Launched

Winners of Civic Awards and First Felixstowe Tourism Award Announced

On Wednesday 9th May the Felixstowe Town Council held their AGM at Felixstowe Academy for the first time, and in an innovative move combined it with the presentation of  the Civic Awards  for the year. The winners were as follows: Mayor’s Awards: Jane Bolton For her work for Old Felixstowe Community Association for nearly 20 years raising hundreds of pounds for the Association. Robert (Bob) … Continue reading Winners of Civic Awards and First Felixstowe Tourism Award Announced

What’s On Stage in Felixstowe – May 2018

Well in theory May should be nicer weather wise – although it doesn’t seem to be starting off that way. However – there are lots of good things planned during the month – including outside events – so let’s hope the weather bucks up a bit for them. From Friday 4th – Saturday 5th Manning Amusements are holding the first ever  BeachFest –  a new … Continue reading What’s On Stage in Felixstowe – May 2018

Nominate for Felixstowe Town Council Awards

Every year Felixstowe Town Council recognises contributions to the community made by individuals, young people and organisations in the town at its annual Civic Awards evening. You have until 31st March to put in your nominations to the following catagories: Mayor’s Awards: Presented to up to 5 local people for their personal contribution to the community. HMS Ganges Youth Trophy: Presented to a local young … Continue reading Nominate for Felixstowe Town Council Awards

Visit Felixstowe To Launch 2018 Season With Evening Event

It may be bitterly cold and warm weather just a distant memory – but Felixstowe Forward and Visit Felixstowe are gearing themselves up ready for the main 2018 visitor season… with a special launch event as part of English Tourism Week (17th to 25th March). An informal evening is being held at the Copas Bar at Manning’s in Sea Rd on Thursday 22nd March from 5pm … Continue reading Visit Felixstowe To Launch 2018 Season With Evening Event

What’s On Stage On The Felixstowe Peninsula – March 2018

So we’ve hit March and it indeed has certainly come in like a lion! But if you can make it out of your driveway there are plenty of things going on to enjoy On Friday 2nd and Sat 3rd there are the last two performances of Black&White Productions ‘Harry’s Bar 9 – When Hitch Met Hammer’  7.30pm at The Orwell Hotel Tickets £14/£12     01394 279613 … Continue reading What’s On Stage On The Felixstowe Peninsula – March 2018