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fr 12 May

Some things to do tomorrow include the St Elizabeth Hospice Recruitment Open Day in Ipswich and the bluebells at White House Farm Great Glemham, no dogs please.

mo 1 May

St Elizabeth HospiceSt Elizabeth Hospice need marshals for their Midnight Walk in Ipswich on the 20th.  We suspect as they are presently short handed they'll probably be flexible about applying before the 5th.

fr 14 Apr

Tonight Ella Spencer will be supporting American singer/songwriter Jerry Joseph at the Ipswich Smokehouse. ♫

fr 6 Apr

We reckon the Ipswich-Saxmundham rail line and the Sax station car park should reopen today.

we 8 Mar
road closures

Road works eh?The A12 between Ipswich and the M25 has three sets of road works with at least two likely to run into next year and signs on the A12 between Martlesham and the A14 announce road works due this month ... not easy to find details online.

sa 25 Feb

When we visited the Ipswich Cardinals last Sunday we found a lot ... more here  Gridiron UK

th 9 Feb

 JOBS  Part time (up to 16 hours) medicine counter assistant at the Framlingham Pharmacy and a new artistic director at the Eastern Angles.

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. ♫

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