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What's on around Ipswich

Today to Wed 5 Aug within - 20 + miles
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Octopus Ahoy! Mayflower 400 Summer Sculpture Trail 2020

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For 10 weeks in the summer of 2020, Harwich and the wider Essex area will see its parks and open spaces taken over by giant painted octopus sculptures!
Harwich and wider Essex area CO12
Today to Tue 1 Sep

Curious About Ipswich

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Have fun discovering Ipswich with two self-guided, quirky, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt. Buy in booklet or instant download format. Are you curious about Ipswich?
Ipswich Town Centre Starts: Bridge Street, St Peter’s Dock Ipswich IP1 1XH
Fri 10 Jul

Ipswich Mencap Garage Sales

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Open garage sales helping to raise funds. Every Saturday PLEASE NOTE this is weather permitting
Burgess House 236 Felixstowe RD. Ipswich IP3 9AD
Sat 11 Jul

Sudfolks Got Talent

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Sudfolks Got Talent Come and support your local talent as the top acts who auditioned this year battle it out in front of a live audience.
Stonham Barns Pettaugh Road IP14 6AT
Sat 11 Jul

The Music Of Northern Soul

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THE MUSIC OF NORTHERN SOUL LIVE features the UK’s premier live Northern Soul Band The SIGNATURES with lead vocalist STEFAN TAYLOR plus original Northern Soul legend LORRAINE SILVER with her
The Spa Pavilion Theatre, Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, Suffolk IP11 2DX
Sat 11 Jul

Gala Dinner on The iconic Belmond British Pullman

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This Regal Train will be coming to Colchester by popular demand on Saturday 11th July 2020 for a Gala evening.
Colchester Station CO1 1XD
Sat 11 Jul

Long Melford Farmers Market

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Long Melford’s farmers market returns for another year and it’s been a joy to revive this once popular market and fill the village hall with marvellous market smells, tastes and colours
Village Hall, Long Melford CO10 9JQ
Sat 11 Jul, Sat 8 Aug

Ipswich Mencap BBQ

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Social gathering of all members. To include music.
Burgess House 236 Felixstowe RD. Ipswich IP3 9AD
Sun 12 Jul

Stonham Barns Sunday Car Boot is back again on 5th July from 8am

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Back again We have always had a great atmosphere at the Car Boot where the public (sellers and buyers) have made the whole occasion really enjoyable.
Stonham Barns Sunday Car Boot Pettaugh Road IP14 6AT
Sun 12 Jul, Sun 19 Jul, and more dates until Sun 30 Aug

Andy Otley is Elvis

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Andy Otley is Elvis Join us in the Aspal Theatre with top Elvis Presley tribute Andy Otley. Taking you on a journey through time with the greatest hits of the king of rock, Elvis.
Stonham Barns Pettaugh Road IP14 6AT
Fri 17 Jul

Queen Tribute Night

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Our Queen Tribute Night next week has sold out but don’t worry, they will be back! Come down to the JobServe Community Stadium on the 17th July for a night filled with the greatest Queen hits!
JobServe Community Stadium, United Way, Colchester, Essex CO4 5UP
Fri 17 Jul

Flashback Friday 80/90s Night

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Prepare to step back in time and dance the night away to all your favourite old school tunes at our 80’s night! You will also enjoy an arrival cocktail, two course meal, and 80’s themed disco!
Wivenhoe House Hotel . Wivenhoe Park, Colchester CO4 3SQ
Fri 17 Jul

Ipswich Mencap Garage Sales

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Open garage sales helping to raise funds. Every Saturday PLEASE NOTE this is weather permitting
Burgess House 236 Felixstowe RD. Ipswich IP3 9AD
Sat 18 Jul, Sat 25 Jul, and more dates until Sat 12 Sep

Ipswich Mencap Open Coffee Mornings

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Open coffee/social morning held on a regular basis
Burgess House 236 Felixstowe RD. Ipswich IP3 9AD
Sat 18 Jul, Tue 18 Aug

Gone to Earth Festival 2020

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Gone to Earth Festival 2020 THERE WILL BE ENTERTAINMENT FROM DAVEY DODDS AND HIS BAND FRIDAY EVENING AT 10AM SATURDAY MORNING WE WILL BE HOLDING THE OPENING CEREMONY and then the fun begins with story tellers, fantastic
Stonham Barns, Pettaugh Rd, Stonham Aspel, Stowmarket IP14 6AT
Sat 18 Jul and Sun 19 Jul

Gone to earth

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Gone to earth Following the success of our first Gone to Earth Festival 2019 we are delighted to invite you back for 2020 to enjoy a family friendly weekend of fun, faeries and flowers.
Stonham Barns Pettaugh Road Stonham Aspal IP14 6AT
Sat 18 Jul and Sun 19 Jul

Midsummer Craft Market

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Last year’s Craft Market in the beautiful village of Dedham in the heart of Constable Country was such a success, we’ve had to schedule a summer event too!
The Assembly Rooms, High Street, Dedham CO7 6HJ
Sat 18 Jul

The Drifters

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The Drifters are back on tour in the UK with a brand-new show performing all their classic hits from the last six decades.
The Spa Pavilion Theatre, Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, Suffolk IP11 2DX
Sat 18 Jul

Beach Boyz

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Now in their fifth year of touring, Tommy, Andy, Terry, Cliff and Graham, The Beach Boyz Tribute Band continue to enhance their reputation.
The Spa Pavilion Theatre, Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, Suffolk IP11 2DX
Sun 19 Jul

The Beach Boys® Tribute Show

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The Beach Boys® Tribute Show Beach Boyz Tribute Band Now in the fifth year of touring, Tommy, Andy, Terry, Cliff and Graham, The Beach Boyz Tribute Band continues to enhance their reputation.
Spa Pavilion Theatre IP11 2DX
Sun 19 Jul

BBQ & Live Music Nights On The Lawn

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Join us this summer for our brand new event! Enjoy live music from local talent and a delicious BBQ prepared by our fantastic chefs, surrounded by the beautiful grounds of Wivenhoe Park.
Wivenhoe House Hotel . Wivenhoe Park, Colchester CO4 3SQ
Sun 19 Jul

Abbeygate Concert Band Free Summer Concert

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Free Concert by the Abbeygate Concert Band. Raffle and refreshments available. Retiring collection for charity.
St Stephens Church, Canterbury Road, Colchester CO2 7RY
Wed 22 Jul

My My! - The Abba Concert

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There are ABBA tributes and then there’s ’My My’! “Sensational!” “The best ABBA tribute show in the UK we’ve seen.” “A rip-roaring fun night out.
The Spa Pavilion Theatre, Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, Suffolk IP11 2DX
Fri 24 Jul

Summer Variety Show

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Summer Variety Show Our spectacular Summer Variety show is here! With an end of the pier type feel, come and join us for an incredible night of Comedy, Magic, Dancing, Singing, Aerial Acts and Much... MUCH MORE!
Stonham Barns Pettaugh Road IP14 6AT
Sat 25 Jul, Tue 28 Jul, and more dates until Tue 1 Sep

Chidlren’s Magic Weekend

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Chidlren’s Magic Weekend Do you fancy being a fairy? Are you excited about elves? Are you mad about magic? Come and join in with lots of activities and a day full of fun.
Kentwell Hall, Long Melford CO10 9BA
Sat 25 Jul and Sun 26 Jul

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