Heritage Open Weekend 8th&9th September

Heritage Open Weekend in Felixstowe is the 8th & 9th September and there are lots of heritage buildings open to enjoy. The Heritage Information Hub will be based this year at The Hut on the prom –towards Cobbold’s Point end opposite The Bartlett. Open Saturday and Sunday 9am-4pm. Here you will find information about what’s on during the two days and you can book the … Continue reading Heritage Open Weekend 8th&9th September

Nominations Open For This Year’s Quality of Place Design Awards

Winner Pure Conservation 2016 Lych-gate, Kelsale The Quality of Place Award scheme is back for 2017 and Suffolk Coastal is now looking for nominations for the best building designs which contribute to the environment of the district. Launched in 2010, the awards puts the spotlight on the efforts being made by people across Suffolk Coastal to add to the district’s quality through new projects that … Continue reading Nominations Open For This Year’s Quality of Place Design Awards

Bawdsey Manor Sold to Kids Adventure Holiday Company

After being put up for sale by for £5 million by the previous owners who ran an international school from the site – Bawsdsey Manor has been sold for an undisclosed sum to PGL – an established company that has sites across the whole country offering outdoor adventure holidays for children On their website PGL have announced: “OPENING SUMMER 2017 – Bawdsey Manor, a centre … Continue reading Bawdsey Manor Sold to Kids Adventure Holiday Company

Ipswich Church Up For An Award As New Play Celebrates Its Transformation

St Mary at Quay – one of twelve medieval churches in Ipswich to survive – has been given a new lease of life and has been nominated for an award – and next week a new play written by local playwright Suzanne Hawkes will be performed in the church itself to celebrate its reopening as a wellbeing centre. The Quay Place development being run by Suffolk … Continue reading Ipswich Church Up For An Award As New Play Celebrates Its Transformation

International School at Bawdsey to Close

After 20 years residence in Bawdsey Manor – built by Sir Cuthbert Quilter and famous for being the birth place of RADAR – Alexander International School has closed and the building in the process of being put up for sale. Bawdsey Manor has a proud history associated with the development of RADAR – and was an RAF base until it was sold in 1994 to … Continue reading International School at Bawdsey to Close