7 events happening in Ipswich and Felixstowe at the weekend
- Credit: Suffolk Blue Cross
Make sure you have something to look forward to this weekend with our guide.
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
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- 3 A14 reopens after 'serious' crash involving three lorries
- 4 Road closed while fire crews tackle Martlesham blaze
- 5 Motorist angry over £100 'fine' at Ipswich car park
- 6 Ladies night event in Kesgrave with strippers sold-out in five days
- 7 Aldi chocolate and yoghurts containing metal among recent recalled products
- 8 A12 partially reopens after crash near Copdock Interchange
- 9 Retired Felixstowe nurse fears eviction after struggle to find social housing
- 10 Wallets stolen and bank cards used after cars broken into
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.