Eight events happening in Suffolk and north Essex this weekend
PUBLISHED: 15:26 22 January 2018 | UPDATED: 15:30 22 January 2018
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Get your weekend plans sorted - here is what is happening near you on January 27 and 28.
Stargazing at Abberton
Essex Wildlife Trust Abberton Reservoir, Colchester
Watch the stars with a loved one this Saturday at the Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre.
The event is being hosted by Essex Wildlife Trust and North Essex Astronomical Society who will supply large telescopes for you to gaze into.
The event will run whatever the weather however if it is cloudy views will be limited through the scopes.
You must book yourself a place on the course to do so call 01206 738172. For more information visit the website.
Goldilocks and The Three Bears Pantomime
William Loveless Hall, Colchester
Take your family to see the tale of Goldilocks and the three bears come to life.
There will be lots of songs, adventure and panto fun.
Tickets cost £6 for an adult and £3 for a child.
Shingle Street Folk performance
St Botolph’s Church, Culpho near Grundisburgh
If you enjoy folk music you will love this event.
Head to St Botolph’s Church to listen to Shingle Street Folk, they are a four piece acoustic band with harmony singers and instrumentalists.
Tickets cost £10 and include refreshments.
For more information call 01473 738324 or visit their Facebook page.
Burns Night Celebrations
Ringsfield Village Hall, Beccles
Celebrate Burns Night with a three course meal with your loved ones.
There will also be a bar and a raffle.
Tickets cost £20 and all proceeds go to the village hall.
For more information call 01502 712701.
Big Garden Birdwatch
RSPB Flatford Wildlife Garden, East Bergholt
January 27 and 28
Make sure you tell the bird watching lovers in your life about this event.
The RSPB are holding their Big Garden Birdwatch where there will be plenty of telescopes and binoculars to look at the birds and advice on how to attract the birds to your garden.
There will be lots of bird friendly activities to take part in, including making bird feeders.
Greshams evening quiz
Greshams Sports & Social Club, Ipswich
Spend your Sunday night testing your knowledge with the Greshams quiz.
The quiz starts at 7.30pm but why not book a table beforehand and enjoy a three meat carvery or something else on the menu.
Tables for both the quiz and dining most be booked in advance.
Suffolk Soul Singers concert
Wh St. Peter’s by the Waterfront, Ipswich
Suffolk Soul Singers, the dynamic community choir led by Andi Hopgood, will be returning for a concert in Ipswich.
Special guests Cambridge Jazz Festival Choir will also be performing jazz and groove based arrangements.
Get ready for a foot tapping feel good afternoon.
For more information visit the website or call 01473 225269.
The Making of Ipswich Exhibition
Ipswich Art Gallery
Learn something new this weekend.
Take a look at the fascinating story of how Ipswich has become the diverse town it is today.
Find out about the people who have lived in, passed through and shaped Ipswich since prehistoric times, whilst recalling memories, sharing stories and joining a conversation about our town’s rich and vibrant past.