Review – We Are The Lions, Mr Manager

We Are The Lions, Mr Manager – written by Neil Gore – Townsend Theatre Productions – New Wolsey Studio – last night and touring There are many very important stories to be told on the historical road to freedom – and Townsend Productions, formed in 2011 as collaboration between director Louise Townsend, writer Neil Gore and musician John Kirkpatrick, have carved a niche for themselves … Continue reading Review – We Are The Lions, Mr Manager

Review – Up ‘N’ Under

Up ‘N’ Under by John Godber – fingersmiths – New Wolsey Theatre till Sat 10th then touring Inclusivity is the name of the game in theatre circles at the moment – and The New Wolsey has always been in the forefront of the drive to make theatre more accessible for the deaf and disabled audience – which of course should be applauded. I have seen all … Continue reading Review – Up ‘N’ Under

Review – Duke’s Comedy Club

Duke’s Comedy Club – The New Wolsey Theatre – Fri 2nd Feb Once again The New Wolsey have got together four comedians who have all made a name for themselves on the circuits and at Edinburgh – and presented a thoroughly entertaining night of modern comedy that had something for everyone. The evening was hosted by Lara A King – who is an excellent comic … Continue reading Review – Duke’s Comedy Club

What’s On Stage in Felixstowe – February 2018

February is traditionally a bit of a quite time for entertainment – but there are still things going on that should relieve some of the grey days and long dark evenings. On Saturday 3rd The Spa Pavilion present Vicky Jackson in Concert at 7.30pm Vicky has been touring for over 15 years and is much in demand on the festival circuit for her amazing voice and repertoire … Continue reading What’s On Stage in Felixstowe – February 2018

1953 Floods Commemorated in Concert Of Memories and Exhibition

On 31st January 1953 Felixstowe suffered its worst natural disaster when 41 people died, including 13 children, and many were made homeless as the East Coast experienced a freak sea surge  which culminated in a total  of 307 dead , 30,000-plus people evacuated, sea defences smashed, river walls breached, and 160,000 acres of farmland left under water. On Saturday 27th Felixstowe Town Council and St … Continue reading 1953 Floods Commemorated in Concert Of Memories and Exhibition

Incredible Reproduction of The Bayeux Tapestry Comes To Suffolk

An exhibition featuring a painstakingly accurate copy of The Bayeux Tapestry, which took 33 years to complete, has opened on our doorstep at the new council offices in Melton – and I would urge you to get along to see it. The original tapestry was actually created by English nuns and depicts the events that led up to the Battle of Hastings in 1066 when … Continue reading Incredible Reproduction of The Bayeux Tapestry Comes To Suffolk

What’s On Stage In Felixstowe – January 2018

AND………We’re Back Happy 2018 – hope you made the most of the Christmas and New Year celebrations. Now January is traditionally a quiet month – but there are a few things on to help you get through the hard winter nights On Wednesday 3rd Music in Felixstowe present  The Von Bennett Family at 11.30am in The Orwell Hotel – A light-hearted selection of jazz, rock and … Continue reading What’s On Stage In Felixstowe – January 2018

Late Night Xmas Shopping In Felixstowe

If you haven’t got time in the day – or you just want a bit more Christmas atmosphere – Felixstowe shops are staying open a bit later on the next three Fridays coming up to the big day. And the ice rink will also be open again this year on Friday 22nd. On Fridays 8th, 15th and 22nd December, around 50 retailers from High Street … Continue reading Late Night Xmas Shopping In Felixstowe

Student Review – The Pillowman

The Pillowman by Martin McDonagh – New Wolsey Young Company – New Wolsey Studio This was a fantastic, mind chilling theatre piece set in a totalitarian state where a writer, Katurian , is arrested and interrogated by two policeman who are investigating a series of child murders that have strong similarities to his short stories. In this play be ready for twists and turns, strong … Continue reading Student Review – The Pillowman

What’s On Stage In Felixstowe – December 2017

Lights – Action- Bitterly Cold! – it must be coming up to Christmas – and there’s plenty to celebrate the festive season in Felixstowe this December. On Saturday 2nd from 10am – 6pm is Felixstowe Christmas Craft Market and Lighting Up Day. The traditional Christmas craft market and the switching on of the lights by the Mayor. Fantastic range of gift and food stalls to … Continue reading What’s On Stage In Felixstowe – December 2017