What’s On Stage In Felixstowe – August 2017

August has been traditionally a rather quite month but this year an exciting new Arts Fest opens – and there are lots of other entertainment to keep your summer days and evenings going with a buzz Every Wednesday Music in Felixstowe present the Young Musicians’ Series at 12noon in St. Andrew’s Church, St. Andrew’s Road 2nd : Isabella Pincombe (oboe), accompanied by Harrison Cole. 9th … Continue reading What’s On Stage In Felixstowe – August 2017

Exciting New Arts Venue For Felixstowe Peninsula Set To Launch

A group of creative practitioners are on the verge of opening a new arts centre for Felixstowe – and the launch is to take place during an inaugural arts fest weekend that could be the start of an arts extravaganza for the area. Felixstowe Creative Arts Trust (F-CAT) was formed a year ago with the express purpose of opening a much needed dedicated arts centre … Continue reading Exciting New Arts Venue For Felixstowe Peninsula Set To Launch

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

Review – M.A.M.I.L by Gregory Cooper

MAMIL by Gregory Cooper – Horizon Theatre – New Wolsey Studio till Sat 22nd ‘…and in his time one man plays many parts’ – Shakespeare said it first and the truth is proved in this one man tour de force from versatile actor Philip Steward in a tale for our time. Set on a minimal stage backed with scenes from a cycle race, the opening … Continue reading Review – M.A.M.I.L by Gregory Cooper

What’s On Stage in Felixstowe – July 2017

So its carnival month – but there’s a lot of other exciting event going on too – and some of them are free! On Wednesday 5th at 11.30am Music in Felixstowe present  An Indian Summer at the Orwell Hotel  – Music and Words from India, with Brian Theodore Ralph and Emily Bennett, sitar and voice. Admission £10.00. Children free. Advance booking recommended. Tickets available from … Continue reading What’s On Stage in Felixstowe – July 2017

Felixstowe Book Festival 1st-2nd July

Felixstowe Book Festival returns this weekend for a fifth year of talks, readings, book signings and workshops with over sixty writers to entertain adults and children. The weekend opens on Friday 30th June at the Orwell Hotel 7pm with an evening of music and poetry around the legend of the Green Children, from Martin Newell and The Hosepipe Band. On Saturday morning you can catch … Continue reading Felixstowe Book Festival 1st-2nd July

Suffolk Armed Forces Weekend 2017

Monday, 19th June , marked the start of Armed Forces Week. At 10am the Mayor of Felixstowe, Nick Barber officially raised the Armed Forces flag outside the Town Hall in Felixstowe. This was followed by a short service at the seafront War Memorial in commemoration of the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele. Final preparations are now underway for Suffolk Armed Forces Weekend, hosted this … Continue reading Suffolk Armed Forces Weekend 2017

Pulse Festival Reviews 3 – Wednesday 7th July

Lucy, Lucy and Lucy Barfield by Lucy Grace For me the best performance of the festival so far – this was a well researched and touching exploration of two lives – the life of the Narrator of the piece Lucy Grace, who discovered the wonders of Narnia as a child and found the impact of that discovery colouring most of her life – and Lucy … Continue reading Pulse Festival Reviews 3 – Wednesday 7th July

What’s On Stage in Felixstowe – June 2017

Well the good weather is (mostly) here at last – and there’s a lot coming up to enjoy in June. Not strictly on stage – but from Saturday 3rd through to Sunday 25th from 11am – 5pm Suffolk Open Studios are holding the Felixstowe Art Trail 2017 As part of Suffolk Open Studios, ten artists in Felixstowe will be opening their studios during weekends in … Continue reading What’s On Stage in Felixstowe – June 2017