East Bergholt Dramatic Society

Presenting the hilarious farce Don’t Get Your Vicars in a Twist by Ann Gawthorpe and Lesley Bown at The Constable Hall in East Bergholt from Monday 19th April to Wednesday 21st April at 7.30pm. Desperate to find the funds to pay for his daughter’s wedding, churchwarden George seizes the opportunity to rent out the vicarage for a Murder Mystery Weekend, while waiting for a new vicar to be appointed. Unfortunately for George, a new female vicar is appointed to the parish before this Murder Mystery can take place. He is…

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Piano Recital For EACH

Alison Bestow and Claire Vane are holding a piano duet concert on Saturday 24th March at 7pm at the Royal Hospital School in Holbrook and would love to have your company in the audience. The concert will be held in the music school with the school’s finest grand pianos. The aim is to raise £1,000 for St Elizabeth Hospice. The programme has something for everyone; Mozart sonata for two pianos, K448, Schubert Rondo in A major, D951 and a number of dances and light-hearted pieces including Tea for Two, Hava Nagila and Country Gardens. Tickets are available from:…

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East Bergholt United FC

December was very much an up and down month for the First Team. They started positively with victory over Westerfield, the third win on the bounce. There was also a five goal success over Felixstowe Harpers, but that was sandwiched between two five goal reversals at Cranes and Henley and the team completed 2017 with a narrow 3-2 defeat at the hands of near neighbours Capel. However, 2018 started well. The Green Boys were pitched against the favourites for the League title in the eyes of many, Achilles, in Round…

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Babblings From The Brook

Drink, treats and a warm welcome await dogs and their owners at The Brook Inn as more and more visitors come to the pub with their four-legged friends. Manager Mark Cooper said, The pub is especially popular with dog owners during the day, as people enjoy walking in the surrounding countryside. To meet human demands at this coldest time of year, Mark and his team are serving up an £11 set menu at lunchtimes for two courses throughout January and February. There will also be a ‘Winter Warmer’ offer on…

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Phabkids

Words by Jo Street Several months ago I read an article in this magazine, inviting women to apply to become ambassadors for This Girl Can Suffolk.  To promote exercise in all its forms, to encourage women and girls to take up exercise and to inspire women who thought they would never be able to do it. At 50, after doing ‘on/off’ exercise for most of my adult life, I decided to do the London Marathon – why not? I had watched many other ‘ordinary’ people taking part, how difficult could…

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Shelley Centre Recieve Award

The Shelley Centre for Therapeutic Riding is to receive a £25,000 Community Award from the Freemasons following an unprecedented public vote. The charity was one of six to be nominated by Freemasons in Suffolk, with local people voting to decide the level of their award. They were part of 178,801 people who voted across England and Wales. The Community Awards are a major part of Freemasonry’s 300th anniversary celebrations. The Masonic Charitable Foundation is distributing three million pounds to 300 charities across the country, with the public vote deciding on…

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Janet Drake’s Yogalates

From Monday 4th December, Mind Body Moment will teach Yogalates™ in a course like structure, starting with a one-to-one assessment followed by an introductory course (six 90-minute classes – max six clients). On completion the client can join any of the general sessions (four 90-minute classes – max 10 clients). Louise Solomon developed Yogalates™ over 20 years ago. It is the original award winning exercise method integrating Pilates and Yoga, creating a system that develops core stability and strength, while enhancing stamina, flexibility and balance, and brings relaxation and well-being…

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Giant Tipi At Strangers Home

The Strangers Home in Bradfield is proud to welcome their new Giant Hat tipi, a perfect venue for parties and wedding receptions. Solid wooden poles and a light tan-coloured canvas produce a natural ambience that’s really like nothing else. Dress it up, or keep it simple, either way, you can be sure to create an exciting alternative to a typical white box marquee. One event you can look forward to enjoying in this wonderful space is a New Year’s Eve party with Coolsounds professional DJ and buffet. Tickets are £10…

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East Bergholt United FC

The season has kicked off for the First Team and Reserves, albeit a limited schedule and a slow start for both teams. However, from Friday 8th September,  there is a full fixture list. The upcoming fixtures are as followed: 1st Team / Senior Division Saturday 23rd September: Grundisburgh (A)                                                                                       …

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Stour Valley Arts & Music

Formed in 2011, this outstanding young quartet with its “richly romantic energy and passion” (Strad Magazine) is fast becoming a favourite of audiences, in the United Kingdom and abroad. Almost immediately, they were offered an award by the Elias Fawsett Trust and also the Countess of Munster Trust, among others. In 2011, they achieved a Masters Degree in Chamber Music at the Hannover University of Music, Dance and Theatre, they then won first prize at the Lyon International Chamber Music Competition, in 2015 and in 2016, they won third prize…

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