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we 18 Jan
Theatrical masks of comedy and tragedy
Winnie the Pooh Day - AA Milne's birthday

A Murder at St Muttley'sCommon Ground Theatre's Christmas tour of Bah, humbug!comedy A Murder at St Mutley's continues this week in the Gallery Studio Theatre Ipswich and ends Sunday over the county border in Chipping Ongar.  For certain they'll be back touring near the coast soon.

mo 9 Jan
Plough Monday

 JOBS  The Framlingham chippy is looking for part time staff, St Elizabeth Hospice needs furniture van drivers at the Martlesham Retail Centre and you have until tomorrow to apply as Homework Club Assistant for the Eastern Angles in Ipswich.

we 14 Dec

♫ A three act concert in Woodbridge this Saturday including the interestingly named Bold and Saucy Wrongs (we suspect it's Shakespearean).  Appropriately at this difficult time proceeds will go to Families in Need Ipswich.

tu 13 Dec

Friday the Ipswich Hospital Band in concert at St Peter's Charsfield with spiced drinks and inevitably a raffle.

we 9 Nov

Shakatak - Dark is the Night♫ We have a slightly uncertain memory we saw Shakatak at BBC Pebble Mill in 1983, the same year that Dark Is The Night peaked at 15 inBah, humbug! the UK charts.  They were clearly jazz influenced but we were a little surprised that they are playing the Ipswich Jazz Club next month, an early Christmas treat eh?

mo 22 Jul

 JOB  The Eastern Angles are recruiting a Project Officer for Ipswich community heritage.

we 29 Jun

Co-op Live onlineRegister for and attend the East of England online Co-op Live tonight and they'll donate £5 to a food bank you choose from Colchester, Ipswich and Norwich ... we've registered.

tu 14 Jun

We're a little vague what this is about but it's in Ipswich next week and does involve free wine and canapés.

we 8 Jun

Lucy Crossland competing in HachestonWe've added Lucy Crossland competing in Hacheston and the Ipswich Sport Karate championships to Suffolk Ladies.

mo 6 Jun

Gridiron UKYesterday's Ipswich Cardinals 14-21 Colchester Gladiators was a little tetchy but disorder was limited to one outbreak.  Later there was a flop so ... more here

we 25 May

Ref  Matthew Hyndman hintingIt was free to spectate and a family atmosphere for Ipswich Sport Karate Club in the Hacheston village hall Saturday.  We particularly enjoyed ref Matthew Hyndman who when a tiny was up against a not so tiny quite rightly gave the tiny gestured hints.  The Ipswich in the club's name is a slight misnomer as the club meets in Hacheston and next month in Laxfield.

tu 10 May

A local(ish) american football derby this Sunday when hosts the Ipswich Cardinals play the Norwich Devils.

th 24 Mar

Paul Lamb and the King Snakes♫ The jazz and blues stage at July's free music festival in Christchurch Park Ipswich will benefit from the fine shuffles of Paul Lamb and the King Snakes.  Also catching our eye Bessie Smith tribute Ma Bessie and her Blues Troupe.

we 23 Mar

Suffolk Constabulary8.30pm Monday 21 March a shed was set alight in a back garden on Coltsfoot Road Ipswich.  The shed, contents, and some fence panels were destroyed.  Any info contact Suffolk Police quoting crime reference 37/17040/22, you can call 101.

tu 7 Dec

Ray GelatoWe first encountered Ray Gelato as part of the Chevalier Brothers on a vinyl recorded using valve equipment.  Much later we saw him with a big band at the Snape Maltings.  Sunday his quartet is playing the Ipswich Jazz Club. ♫

fr 29 Oct

Sobering that Ipswich Hospital, West Suffolk Hospital and all community hospitals in the area have suspended visiting because of Covid.

we 6 Oct

Now this is the way to do a shuffle.  A life time playing Paul Lamb and the King Snakes with support Back Porch this Sunday at the Ipswich Jazz Club. ♫

fr 24 Sep

St Elizabeth's Hospice Midnight WalkNext Thursday is the last day to register for the St Elizabeth's Hospice Midnight Walk around Ipswich Saturday week.

su 22 Aug

Travelling to Ipswich via Framsden and Westerfield the weekend before last we were surprised that none of the bus shelters seemed to have timetables.

fr 6 Aug

Tomorrow beginner skateboard lessons at Whitehouse Skatepark Ipswich, they're free and no need to book.

su 1 Aug

This afternoon at the Ipswich Cardinals for the first time we just spectated an american football game .... it was pleasant.

fr 30 Jul

In the early hours of this morning a 19 year old was stabbed in Cardinal Park Ipswich.

fr 2 Jul
St Elizabeth's Hospice Bubble Rush in IpswichAldeburgh benefits from a dog boutique called Wag and Bone, part of the A1214 in Ipswich (we think of it as Ipswich's North Circular) has plastic poles separating the cycle lane from the cars and EACH's Bubble Rush in Norwich tomorrow is sold out.

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