Things to do


Show will go on as Felixstowe Spa to stage pantomime this Christmas

Panto lovers shall go to the ball with Cinderella at Felixstowe’s Spa Pavilion as a show boss confirmed this year’s pantomime will be going ahead - although with strict social distancing in place.

June 14, 2020

Pick-your-own strawberries ran out temporarily at Goslings Farm Shop in Suffolk yesterday, as families rushed to pick fruit in the sunshine.

May 20, 2020

Author Iain Maitland looks set to provide TV audiences with the next big TV crime drama. As his new book comes out, he talks about his love of setting his thrillers in East Anglia and getting under the skin of his heroes and villains

February 24, 2020

Felixstowe’s Spa Pavilion has announced two big name comedy nights – with Jason Manford and Jim Davidson both set to top the bill.

September 1, 2019

Art on the Prom returned to Felixstowe this weekend with thousands of people descending on the seafront.

August 30, 2019

More than 20,000 people are expected to descend on Felixstowe seafront this weekend for Suffolk’s biggest outdoor celebration of art.

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July 23, 2019

Carnival revellers will be turning back the clock – as they celebrate the last century at the town’s biggest annual event.

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July 10, 2019

Trimley St Mary and Trimley St Martin will unite in celebration this weekend as the twin villages mark the 50th anniversary of Trimley Carnival.

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June 7, 2019

An award-winning theatre group has been forced to change its box office phone number after the loss of the line following a house move mix-up.

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June 1, 2019

Bleak and barren in winter but beautiful and bursting with life in the spring. That’s the marshland alongside the Riven Deben on the edge of Felixstowe – and just the place for a peaceful stroll in the countryside. The sparkling white may blooms may be fading but conker trees still have their candles and the verges are thick with cow parsley (or sheep’s parsley, as my gran would insist) and the trees are all in leaf.

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