... a bit Suffolk
|tu 16 Oct|
This month Common Ground Theatre tour The Mariner (A musical adaptation of ...) around East Anglia, they are in Southwold next Wednesday. For this tour East Anglia takes in Chipping Ongar once one end of the Central Line. CG follow on with The Scarlet Pipistrelle for Christmas.
In historic Stamford charity shop DVDs are typically 99p ... a lesson for us all eh?
|mo 15 Oct|
Today in that odd canal thingy that runs through the car park of the Bury St Edmunds Tesco's there was a little egret and in the store a queue of men (makes a change) for the disabled toilet as the gents were closed ... all part of life's rich pageant eh?
|sa 13 Oct|
♫ Tonight at Ipswich Library Morganway (with the very excellent SJ Mortimer), Hanna Haas plus Helen and the Neighbourhood Dogs (resisting the the temptation to comment they can bury a bone ... oh, we haven't).
|fr 12 Oct|
East Anglian american football in 2016,2015 and 2014.
If you need to post pressies by surface mail/International Economy to the USA, Canada or some other non-European destinations they need to be posted by tomorrow the 13th.
Bonkers Conkers is happening this Sunday in or near(ish?) to Swainsthorpe near Norwich but that's all we know.
|th 11 Oct|
♫ Very happy to welcome new advertiser the Rupa Ensemble an octet of outstanding, stylistically agile singers especially adept in singing founder Julian Marshall's compositions. They will be singing in concert at St Michael's Framlingham Saturday 27 October.
The clocks go back at the end of the month.
♫ The Blaxhall Ship has a very honorable folk music history. FolkEast are continuing the tradition with Friday night concerts in the village hall. The second concert of the season is tomorrow the 12th with the Melrose Quartet.
|we 10 Oct|
Our A to Z of ntc helps you find your town or village but unlike a satnav it kills 99% of all known germs, doesn't have a patronising voice and has never knowing undersold.
Some changes at the Iceni Spears in Norwich; Vicki Ware is training with the GB national team and Craig Thompson is the new head coach moonlighting from Norwich Devils' offensive coordinator. Last weekend on a surprisingly ... more here
|tu 9 Oct|
The Halesworth Arts Festival returns for the 17th time in Saturday and as always the programme is intriguingly entertaining. Opera-lele delight again, silent film The Cat and the Canary with live drums and piano, poet Roger McGough and closes with a James Bond concert hosted by the divine Madeline Smith.
If yours is a local event for local people then you won't need How to promote your event on nearthcoast.
|mo 8 Oct|
Sunday week 21 October will be the last opening this year of the Bentwaters Cold War Museum.
Hollesley gets its own page, and why not?
|su 7 Oct|
The cafe in a Norwich Sainsburys has a Customer Self Clear Station ... it's a rack where you put your tray having eaten a £3 cheese sandwich.
|sa 6 Oct|
Life Skills 22: We've noticed increasingly people see small change as an annoyance, especially non-drivers who don't need it for parking. If so then next time you are in a supermarket with self-service checkouts use one, put all your change in and pay the balance with a card. (Thanks to Big Al for this one.)
♫ Tonight the Suffolk Singers present A Harvest of Song at St Michael's Framlingham.
|fr 5 Oct|
Private view of Immerse: printmakers explore H20 this Sunday at the Sweffling printroom.
♫ Framlingham chanteuse Polly Gibbons at the Halesworth Cut tonight.
Those bigger garden wheelie bins (they're green) we were going to get in August? Delivery is now October/November.
|th 4 Oct|
The twice monthly(ish) digest is emailing out this afternoon to the 1900+ nearthecoasters on the list ... click the Singing Postman to go on the list.
Congrats to Earl Soham Brewery whose Albert a traditional best bitter with delicate bitterness from the British Fuggles hops and a delicious balance of malt and hop character won gold twice at the SIBA East Independent Beer Awards. ESB's Sir Roger's Porter did well too winning double silvers.
|we 3 Oct|
|tu 2 Oct|
Lowestoft had a fishing village known as The Grit, and Poetry People are presently touring a words, music and film show about the lost village. You've missed it in Halesworth but there are shows this week in Ipswich, Leiston and yes Lowestoft.
The recent iPhone operating system update like before turned the Bluetooth back on.