... a bit Suffolk
|we 21 Aug|
The grand (is there any other kind) opening of the inaugural Plomesgate Fair is Saturday 14th September in Great Glemham. There will be complimentary ale, High House apple juice, cordials, a pop up tea room, concerts in the evening and the lithographs of Harry Becker (1865–1928).
An alternative to that there Ed Sheraton's homecoming this weekend is an opportunity in Helmingham to smoke at the cinema with a programme including Breakfast at Tiffanys.
|tu 20 Aug|
Starting next month Common Ground Theatre will be touring comedy A Sidecar Named Despair! around near the coast ... and other places. Take a ride up the comedy freeway with a tale of mobsters, missing gems and a mashed-up motorbike."
|mo 19 Aug|
Very sorry to say goodbye to Brian Tom Thomas this afternoon in the Framlingham College Chapel.
|su 18 Aug|
In the St Michael's churchyard and 2015 added to Framlingham Ladies.
Devastated that Great Britain women's american football last night won ... more here
|th 15 Aug|
Now would be a good time to make us your home page.
|we 12 Aug|
A yard sale this Saturday in Sweffling.
Tell near the coast about yourself for two months at just £11.95 ... first come first served.
|tu 12 Aug|
Theatre company Gibbons & Gaulier will be touring their three handed vaudeville style comedy The Affair around near the coast and elsewhere in October. Theatre of the absurd, clowns, French farce, slapstick... a generous helping of stage comedy.
134 (even fewer shopping) days to Christmas ... #scary eh?
|mo 11 Aug|
Don't know your way round nearthecoast? You need the A to Z, it's FREE, it kills 99% of known germs plus you don't have to pay and display or walk through the gift shop to get out.
|su 10 Aug|
We were very flattered when Jerry The Commissioner Seltzer replied to our Facebook comment that the previous flat track roller derby two whistle start made for more variety in play. He pointed out that in old time banked track derby the pack just kept rolling. We are very sorry to report that Jerry passed away at the beginning of last month.
|sa 9 Aug|
|fr 9 Aug|
The Aldeburgh Cinema centenary celebrating screenings on the beach today and tomorrow have been moved to the cinema because of the predicted weather. Free tickets on the door to the first come first served.
JOB First line IT support wanted in Framlingham the silicon valley of near the coast. ... it's got two zebra crossings.
Worried too many people might turn up at your coffee morning? Garden fete? Swingers' party? Don't do promotion on nearthecoast then.
|th 8 Aug|
Over the August bank holiday weekend theatre company Stuff of Dreams will present the new play Edith in the Beginning. It tells of Edith Pretty and the Sutton Hoo treasure and will be staged outdoors on the porch of Edith's residence Tranmer House at the Sutton Hoo site.
What was the Christian Science reading room in Fore Street Framlingham has been made over with abstract paintings on the walls, uplighters, a very swish glass desk/counter and a full length mirror ...
|we 7 Aug|
Gosh it's 12 years since we saw Red Rose Chain Shakespeare in Rendlesham Forest and we are now a little vague which play it was but we do recall l♥ving it. Red Rose play Romeo and Juliet until the 25 Aug at Jimmy's Farm on the outskirts of Ipswich and reckon it'll be just as good.