Events

Events

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May
28
Sat
Spring Half-term Trail
May 28 @ 10:00 am – Jun 5 @ 4:00 pm

Spring Half-term Trail

Date: 28 May 2016 – 5 June 2016
Time: 10:00 – 16:00
Location: Landguard Fort, IP11 3TW

Spring Half-term TrailJoin in the half-term fun, with the quiz trail around Landguard Fort.

Normal admission charges for the Fort apply, plus £1.50 for a trail sheet (including a Landguard Fort pencil).

01394 675900.

www.landguard.com

May
31
Tue
Felixstowe Morning Walk – Walton
May 31 @ 10:45 am – 10:45 am

Date: 31 May 2016
Time: 10:45
Location: Meet in the car park behind St. Mary’s Church in Walton, IP11 9DS

Join Stepping Out in Suffolk for this Morning Walk from Walton, out through Candlet, The Grove and Gulpher Road.

Meet in the car park behind St. Mary’s Church in Walton.

Approximately 90 minutes in length.

Everyone welcome.

Admission free. Just turn up.

01473 229292.

www.onelifesuffolk.co.uk

Jun
2
Thu
Art @ The Cliff Top Cafe: Suffolk Open Studios
Jun 2 @ 9:00 am – Jun 27 @ 5:00 pm

Date: 2 June 2016 – 27 June 2016
Time: 09:00 – 17:00
Location: The Cliff Top Cafe, Cobbold Road, off Bath Hill, IP11 7LR

Programme of exhibitions organised and curated by Jim Nind.

Suffolk Open Studios
A group of the Suffolk Open Studios artists from Felixstowe complement the opening of their studios to the public during June weekends, with a display representing the range and varied direction of their work.

The Cliff Top Cafe is open daily from 0900-1700 (closed Tuesday). Closed Christmas and Boxing Day.

Admission free.

01394 670256.

www.facebook.com/CliffTopCafeFelixstowe

Felixstowe Photographic Society – ‘Evening on Light’ by Keith Locke
Jun 2 @ 7:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Date: 2 June 2016
Time: 19:30
Location: Broadway House, Orwell Road, IP11 7DD

Meeting of the Felixstowe Photographic Society.

Anyone interested in photography is welcome to attend/join the group – both beginners or experienced.

This time: ‘Evening on Light’ by Keith Locke. Entries for the ‘Water Meets Land’ competition.

Admission free.

01473 272272.

www.felixstowephotographic.org.uk

Jun
3
Fri
Kirton Friday 5 2016
Jun 3 @ 7:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Date: 3 June 2016
Time: 19:30
Location: Kirton Recreation Ground, IP10 0NT

Long established and popular 5 mile race.

The race HQ and event starts on the Kirton Recreation Ground on Back Road – with the route taking in the local countryside, including views over Kingsfleet and the river Deben. The finish is back at the Recreation Ground where refreshments are available, along with showers and changing facilities.

Organised by the Felixstowe Road Runners.

Entry prices TBC.

Entry online via the FRR website. Admission free for spectators.

www.frr.org.uk/event/kirton-5

Jun
4
Sat
Felixstowe Sewing School – Walkaway 50’s Frock Workshop
Jun 4 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm

Date: 4 June 2016
Time: 09:30 – 16:00
Location: 69 Bath Road, Felixstowe, IP11 7JW

A one day workshop for those with some experience of dressmaking.

Use a pattern personalised to fit you to make this iconic 50’s frock… the ‘walkaway’. Learn professional techniques for applying bias binding and achieving a fabulous fit.

Tea/coffee and homemade cakes included.

£80.00 per person. Pre-booking essential.

07787 981493. amanda_bowden18@hotmail.com

www.felixstowesewingschool.co.uk

Bags of Wool: Learn to Knit Fair Isle
Jun 4 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Date: 4 June 2016
Time: 10:00 – 16:00
Location: Bags of Wool, 288 Walton High Street, IP11 9EB

This class is suitable for fairly confident knitters.

In the morning we’ll look at the techniques of knitting Fair Isle patterns including holding the yarn in one hand or two hands, stranding and reading Fair Isle charts.

In the afternoon you can start a pair of Fair Isle fingerless mitts in DK yarn using 4mm needles.

The cost of materials for this will be £10.00 or you can provide your own materials – you will need 1 x 50g ball of DK yarn in 6 different colours. Please bring a pair of 4mm needles. If you have a pattern that you would like to work on in the afternoon instead of the mittens please bring it along with the yarn.

£50.00 per person (includes lunch). Pre-booking essential.

01394 279868.

www.bagsofwool.co.uk

Kirton and Falkenham Churches Summer Fete
Jun 4 @ 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Date: 4 June 2016
Time: 12:30 – 16:30
Location: Kirton Recreation Ground, Back Road, IP10 0QQ

Full details to be confirmed later in 2016.

Please note: information below relates to the 2015 event.

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Fun for all the family at the annual Summer Fete.

Award-winning magician and entertainer Michael J Fitch, fun dog show and classic cars.

Various stalls and games.

BBQ, beer tent and cream teas.

Adults £1.00, children 50p, family £3.00.

01394 448354.

More Miller Magic – The Astor Big Band
Jun 4 @ 2:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Date: 4 June 2016
Time: 14:30
Location: The Spa Pavilion, Undercliff Road West, IP11 2DX

The Astor Big Band, Singers and the Strictly Miller Dancers present a host of Glenn Miller No. 1 Hits.

Including In the Mood, Tuxedo Junction, At Last, plus a selection of great hits by Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby and the Andrews Sisters. This fabulous Big Band also present songs from the musicals West Side Story, Les Miserables, Copacabana, Maria, and many more, all in an unmistakable Big Band format with arrangements in the style invented and made famous by Glenn Miller.

All Astor Big Band Profits are donated to the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal.

Adults £20.00-£22.00. Children (16 years and under) and Concessions (over 65, wheelchair user and their carer) £18.00-£20.00.

Box Office: 01394 284962.

www.felixstowespa.co.uk

Jun
5
Sun
Felixstowe Sewing School – Make Friends with your Sewing Machine
Jun 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Date: 5 June 2016
Time: 10:00 – 12:30
Location: 69 Bath Road, Felixstowe, IP11 7JW

A workshop designed to help you set up and learn how to thread your machine, change stitches, sort tension and use it to produce a simple product.

Tea/coffee and homemade cakes included.

£25.00 per person. Pre-booking essential.

07787 981493. amanda_bowden18@hotmail.com

www.felixstowesewingschool.co.uk