Felixstowe Carnival – 21st -23rd July

This weekend is Felixstowe Carnival and the theme for 2017 is “Seaside Traditions”. Friday 21 July: 7pm – 10pm: Carnival Proms Night, featuring the Essential Sounds Big Band. Held at the Felixstowe Beachside Events Area. Bring chairs, blankets and picnics! Saturday 22 July: 1pm: Procession through the town with floats, majorettes and bands starting from Colneis Road at 1pm. Route is Beatrice Avenue, Hamilton Road, … Continue reading Felixstowe Carnival – 21st -23rd July

Felixstowe’s Free Open Air Cinema – Next Weekend

Open-air cinema is coming to the Beachside Events Area in Felixstowe next Saturday, 29th July and its free! Three films will be shown throughout the day; Finding Nemo at 11am, The Goonies (12) at 2pm and Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (PG) at 6pm. The public are invited to bring their own picnic blankets and food but refreshments will also … Continue reading Felixstowe’s Free Open Air Cinema – Next Weekend

Suffolk Armed Forces Weekend 2017 – Music by the Sea

Suffolk Armed Forces Weekend on 24th and 25th of June is to host a two day free music festival as part of a range of events to celebrate the military from the past to he present. Hosted by Suffolk Coastal District Council on Saturday and Sunday, 24 and 25 June, the action-packed weekend will recognise the huge contribution made by our servicemen and women over the years – it will … Continue reading Suffolk Armed Forces Weekend 2017 – Music by the Sea

Summer Nuisance Noise Hotline Now Available

Pesky neighbours playing music with their windows open? Too many noisy outdoor barbeques in your street? This may seem a bit of a joke – but for some it can be nerve shredding to endure other peoples fun and frolics if they are trying to have a peaceful time themselves. Apparently noise complaints are more common over the summer months as people spend more time … Continue reading Summer Nuisance Noise Hotline Now Available

Beach Ban Of Dogs Under Review

There has always been a lot of strong feeling in Felixstowe as to whether dogs should be banned from the beach during the summer. Dog owners of course feel they are responsible and if they clear up behind their pooch there shouldn’t be a problem sharing the beach with families and day trippers. But there are always some irresponsible owners – and families with children … Continue reading Beach Ban Of Dogs Under Review

Easter Events In Felixstowe

If you are looking for something to do in Felixstowe over Easter – there’s plenty going on. There will be an International Food Market in the Town Centre from Friday 14th to Monday 17th April from 10am – 7pm each day, featuring food and non-food products from all over Europe. Enjoy Greek olives, Italian cheese, French pastries, Spanish paella and much more. On the seafront, … Continue reading Easter Events In Felixstowe

Cycling On The Prom – Is The Experiment Working?

As we approach the summer tourist season, the year-long trial allowing cycling along Felixstowe’s Promenade seems to be going well according to the Council, as there have been very few complaints recorded . However Suffolk Coastal has repeated its appeal for people using the Prom to take extra care, as the shared space becomes busier. And there were originally heated exchanges at Felixstowe Town Council … Continue reading Cycling On The Prom – Is The Experiment Working?

Funding Revitalising the Suffolk Coast – but where’s Felixstowe?

Suffolk Coastal are celebrating the accomplishments achieved through the Coastal Communities Fund Programme but Felixstowe is conspicuous by its absence. The Coastal Communities Fund (CCF) programme aims to build a more robust tourism economy in East Suffolk by developing key assets, delivering events and expanding activities to attract visitors during the shoulder and off-seasons. And Felixstowe being a major part of that – it owould … Continue reading Funding Revitalising the Suffolk Coast – but where’s Felixstowe?

Food Trail To Boost Tourism in East Suffolk

Are you a local food producer or restaurant/cafe owner? Do you own a farm shop or run a village pub? This may be a chance to boost your trade by getting involved in a new initiative aimed at highlighting the food industry for tourists to the region A new ‘food tourism’ trail is to be created that will celebrate local food businesses and encourage visitors … Continue reading Food Trail To Boost Tourism in East Suffolk

Beach Hut Wars – Have Your Say

After the furore that greeted SCDC’s proposals to change some of the ground rules for Beach Hut ownership including hiking up rents, they are now asking for the public’s views on how you think beach hut services should be run in the district. The six-week consultation, running until 17 February 2017, asks the public to consider the recommendations to convert all the current beach hut … Continue reading Beach Hut Wars – Have Your Say