SCDC Councillor Funds New Kit For Local Girls Football Team

Felixstowe and Walton U14 girls football team are sporting a smart new look – thanks to a local councillors Enabling Community Budget. The U14s team, which only started up 4 years ago, has already finished second in their league twice. The game at their age group goes from 7-a-side to 9-a-side and the team has grown to attract new players, making it possible they could … Continue reading SCDC Councillor Funds New Kit For Local Girls Football Team

New Play Equipment Set To Revive Three Felixstowe Parks

Good news for families with children. Three popular play areas in Felixstowe are set to be given a £265,000 upgrade with the combined resources of SCDC, Felixstowe Town Council, Felixstowe Youth Forum,  Outdoor Playing Space Fund and Local Councillors’ Enabling Communities Budgets. Three areas have been identified as high priority; Gosford Way, Allenby Park and Cavendish Park. The project is expected to commence in June … Continue reading New Play Equipment Set To Revive Three Felixstowe Parks

Latest Ofsted Report On Felixstowe Academy – ‘More Work Needed’

Felixstowe Academy was placed in special measures in November 2017 in the wake of serious problems with bullying, low GCSE results and severe criticism of the Academies Enterprise Trust (AET) that was running the school, with MP Dr Therese Coffey calling for a change of management. The school was visited by inspectors in December 2018 and the latest Ofsted report suggests that there is still … Continue reading Latest Ofsted Report On Felixstowe Academy – ‘More Work Needed’

What’s on Stage in Felixstowe – September 2018

So as we enter the last month before the clocks go back – lets enjoy the last of the summer with some wonderful events. Friday 7th – Sunday 9th The Half Moon are holding their 7th Beer Festival Friday from 5pm , featuring 16 real ales and 4 ciders. ‘Fretz’ playing live from 8pm. Food available on the night. Saturday 12non -4pm Kid’s Charity Fun … Continue reading What’s on Stage in Felixstowe – September 2018

Review – Music In Felixstowe – Felix The Cat

Felix The Cat by John & Ciaran Chillingworth – Music in Felixstowe and Felixstowe Children at Causton School last night Hattie and Emily Bennett of Music in Felixstowe and Kaye Stone who runs Felixstowe Children’s Choir, should certainly be admired for the work they do bringing music into the lives of local young people. This world premier of new musical written by John & Ciaran … Continue reading Review – Music In Felixstowe – Felix The Cat

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

Review – Madagascar – A Musical Adventure Jr

Madagascar – A Musical Adventure Jr – Co op Juniors – Seckford Theatre 9/10June Not many people with young children won’t have seen the Dreamworks’ cartoon about a ship load of zoo animals who escape from a New York Zoo and end up being shipwrecked by a troupe of penguins on Madagascar – but how do you put it on stage? If you are the … Continue reading Review – Madagascar – A Musical Adventure Jr

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

Review – Woyzeck by George Buchner

Woyzeck by George Buchner adapted by Daniel Kramer – New Wolsey Young Company – New Wolsey Studio till Sat 31st March This play was left unfinished by George Buchner on his death in 1836 – but since then has become one of the most performed plays in translation out of Germany. Its themes of oppression and manipulation of the working man are both universal and … Continue reading Review – Woyzeck by George Buchner