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7 events happening in Ipswich and Felixstowe at the weekend

PUBLISHED: 10:18 13 June 2018

Weekend events for you and the family to enjoy. Picture SUFFOLK BLUE CROSS

Weekend events for you and the family to enjoy. Picture SUFFOLK BLUE CROSS

Make sure you have something to look forward to this weekend with our guide.

Take a look at the PhotoEast project this weekend Picture: JAMESPRICKETT.CO.UKTake a look at the PhotoEast project this weekend Picture: JAMESPRICKETT.CO.UK

What: Photoeast 2018

Where: Ipswich Waterfront

When: May 25 until June 24

Make the most out of the nice weather this weekend by taking a walk down the waterfront.

This year more than 30 photographers are showcasing their work on shipping containers, outdoor billboards as a gallery and in public spaces.

There will be free exhibitions, trails to follow, talks, and other activities to echo the festivals theme of Belonging.

To find out more visit www.photoeast.co.uk

Ipswich Waterfront Picture: GREGG BROWNIpswich Waterfront Picture: GREGG BROWN

What: Curious About Ipswich

Where: Ipswich Town Centre

When: June 15 - July 13

Are you looking for an unusual and quirky activity which gets you outside?

Why not attend one of the self-guided heritage walks? It has a treasure hunt theme and will take you to well known sights as well as quirky ones.

A Curious About walk is a fun activity for all the family and friends - everyone can be actively involved, helping with directions, matching pictures, reading historical snippets and finding answers to clues.

For more information visit Curious About website.

Story telling festival at Jimmy’s Farm by Soap Box Picture: SOAP BOXStory telling festival at Jimmy’s Farm by Soap Box Picture: SOAP BOX

What: The East Anglia Storytelling Festival

Where: Jimmy’s Farm

When: June 15-17

The East Anglian Storytelling Festival is back for the fourth year.

The event celebrates the wonderful tradition of oral storytelling and brings it right up to date for today’s audiences with comic tales, true stories and magical myths.

There will be children’s crafts in the morning, family stories in the afternoon, and in the evening the star story tellers will be entertaining you in the restaurant.

For more information visit the website.

Pick up a bargain this weekend Picture: GETTYIMAGES/ISTOCKPHOTOPick up a bargain this weekend Picture: GETTYIMAGES/ISTOCKPHOTO

What: Mum 2 Mum Market

Where: Kesgrave Community Centre

When: June 16

This weekend you have the chance to pick up some bargains for your baby or child.

Kesgrave Community Centre are hosting their Mum 2 Mum Market from 2pm until 4pm.

You will be able to purchase top quality pre-loved items with up to 90% off high street prices.

There will be over 30 stalls selling clothes, toys, shoes, pushchairs, beds, furniture, maternity clothes, and lots more.

It is free entry for children and £2 for an adult - the first 100 parents to arrive will receive a free goody bag.

Enjoy a day with your dog Picture: NIGE BROWNEnjoy a day with your dog Picture: NIGE BROWN

What: Dog Activity Class

Where: Blue Cross Suffolk Rehoming Centre

When: June 16

Treat your four-legged friend to a weekend of fun activities at the Blue Cross Rehoming Centre.

Best Behaviour Dog Training is hosting a range of exciting activities for owners and dogs.

There will be classes in Hoopers Agility, Dogtivity Adventures, Flyball, Trick Training, My dog doesn’t listen to me, Talking Dogs Rally and Have a go agility.

The sessions start at 1.15pm - you can find out more about each class and whether or not it would suit your dog here.

St Elizabeth Hospice has launched Extreme Ninja Assault Picture: ST ELIZABETH HOSPICESt Elizabeth Hospice has launched Extreme Ninja Assault Picture: ST ELIZABETH HOSPICE

What: Extreme Ninja Assault

Where: Ipswich Rugby Club

When: June 16

Raise money for a good cause this weekend by doing something fun.

Ipswich Rugby Club are hosting St Elizabeth Hospice’s Extreme Ninja Assault from 8.30am until 2pm this Saturday.

It is a family fun event where you will have to scramble under nets, slide through the up and overs, dart through rat runs and leap to finish.

There will be two courses one for those over 1.2 meters tall and a mini course for anyone under that height.

Mark Anthony as Prince Tribute Picture: JOHN BULLMark Anthony as Prince Tribute Picture: JOHN BULL

You can find out more and sign up to the event here.

What: Prince tribute act

Where: Spa Pavilion Felixstowe

When: June 16

The perfect night for the Prince fan in your life.

Mark Anthony, a superb Prince tribute, will take to the stage at the Spa Pavilion to wow the crowds with all your favourite Prince tracks.

You can expect to hear Kiss, Purple Rain, 1999, Raspberry Beret, Little Red Corvette, When Doves Cry and lots more.

The show starts at 7.30 and tickets are available from the Spa Pavilion website.

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