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mo 26 Sep

Piazza San Marco by John BawtreeOur thanks to painter in oils and watercolours John Bawtree who has renewed his top ad.  John's fortnight in the Framlingham Carousel was so successful he's already booked a return next year.

su 25 Sep
Rosh Hashanah - Jewish New Year

 Tim Kliphuis Trio ♫ Sunday evening 6 November a fund raising concert in Brundish church from the Tim Kliphuis Trio and Alex Dinwiddie.  Your ticket includes a glass of wine and there will be barbecue and fireworks afterwards, to book email Tim Gillingham.

sa 24 Sep

Halloween on the HillsNext month's Halloween On The Hills near Woodbridge runs from the 15th to the 31st.  Perhaps surprisingly there is timed entry for bookings, they clearly expect it to be popular.

fr 23 Sep

Darren Smith fishmonger - 01502 519732Darren Smith is back from his recent holiday and still looking a little brown.  Tomorrow he'll be selling fresh fish on Framlingham market as usual.  He gets lots of link clicky clicky in our fortnightly(ish) digest.  Supporting us explained here.

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Autumnal Equinox As always the year moves on, today is the autumnal equinox.

th 22 Sep

nearthecoast at Alamy  We now have over 6,000 stock images on Alamy.

we 21 Sep

Ink Black Trees Under Drifitng Clouds by Hetty HaxworthThe Sweffling Printroom's current show is the first of a series presenting three artists who explore landscape in different and thought provoking ways.  last chance to see next two weekends and by appointment at other times.

tu 20 Sep

Common Ground Theatre's The RavenThis autumn Common Ground Theatre are substantially touring Edgar Allan Poe's The Raven around near the coast and not near the coast.  We're looking at Laxfield village hall on the first next month or perhaps the wonderfully intimate Syleham and Wingfield village hall on the 12th.

The Ukranian national flagUkraine is still at war, to donate humanitarian aid visit the Disasters Emergency Committee web site, you can set the donation amount.

mo 19 Sep

The final people to join the late Queen's laying in state queue were Christine and Sarah Rogers from Woodbridge.

su 18 Sep

A Suffolk tractorSuffolk Myth No.98:  In much of Suffolk the Adnams brewery is known as the fount of eternal youth though there is a splinter group near the coast who hold that a pint of ESB Vic makes your tractor run better.

♫ Halesworth Community Choir's concert Songs Stay Sung - A Tribute to Larry Gordon postponed at the beginning of July is definitely on at The Cut Saturday 1 October.

sa 17 Sep

Suffolk ConstabularyA house garage in Ashe Rowe Campsea Ashe was broken into between 6pm last Tuesday and 6am Wednesday and several Makita tools stolen.  If you have any info please contact Suffolk police quoting crime ref 37/59567/22, you can call 101.

A witch ducking this year?Planning a witch ducking (we l♥ve Daisy May Cooper) this autumn?  You're welcome to promote it on here.

fr 16 Sep

Natalie Songer's SatellitesThis month and on into October Natalie Songer tours her one person show Satellites around near the coast.  Venues include the Diss Corn Hall, Lowestoft Seagull, Two Sisters Felixstowe and end of the month the Halesworth Cut.

♫ Ness Fest tomorrow is at Sizewell not Orford and on the cliffs?  Perhaps in Suffolk the definition of a cliff is not that ambitious and has anybody found a Fest programme?

Yesterday we sat outside at the Saxmundham Waitose's cafe (you press a button to open the door, a little difficult with two shopping bags and a coffee).

th 15 Sep

Royal Opera House - Aida♫ Aldeburgh Cinema has moved live opera from the NY Metropolitan to the Royal Opera House starting we thought with Madam Butterfly but it now seems to be Aida 6:45pm Wednesday 12 October.

Buy us a coffeeThe barista where you can buy us a coffee is sportingly offering a short Americano with biscotti and dash of milk  for just two pounds ...

Woodbridge junction of New Street and ThoroughfareSuffolk ConstabularyAround 7:15pm last Friday 9 September at the junction of the Thoroughfare and a New Street alleyway a 12 year old boy was cycling when a blue Ford Fiesta, collided with him.  He sustained a serious head injury and was taken to Addenbrookes hospital . Any info contact Suffolk Roads Policing, quoting crime reference 37/58306/22, you can call 101.

we 14 Sep

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Alan Smethurst 'The Singing Postman' 1927-2000The fortnightly(ish) digest goes out in the afternoon to the 1300+ nearthecoasters on the list.  To get your free copy click on Alan Smethurst The Singing Postman.

tu 13 Sep

East of England Co-opAs a card carrying East of England Co-op member we've had an email saying they will be closed Monday for the Queen's funeral.  On their web site it says they're sad The Queen has died but nothing about closures ... how very Suffolk.

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