London To Brighton For Guide Dogs For The Blind

Jacqueline Jones of Kesgrave and Christina Edwards of Ipswich have decided to challenge themselves by walking 63 miles from London to Brighton. The pair, who are out training nearly every day, are taking on one of the action challenges arranged by the Ultra Challenge Team and are walking continually through the night from Richmond Park in London to Brighton race course during the Bank Holiday weekend at the end of May. They are raising money for Guide Dogs for the Blind, a cause very close to Christina’s heart as her mother…

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Colchester’s Biggest Party Returns In May!

St Helena’s Midnight Walk returns this May with a tropical Hawaiian theme and two brand new routes – and registration is open. The Midnight Walk will take place on Saturday, May 11, starting and finishing at Severalls Business Park, Colchester, and once again, men are also invited along with women and children aged 11 and over to take part. This year there are two new routes to choose from: either 4.5 miles or 9 miles, both of which will allow you to show off your grass skirts and Hawaiian shirts…

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Afternoon Tea Guided Walks

The 2019 series of the popular “Afternoon Tea” Guided Walks, arranged by Ipswich Tourist Guides, commences Wednesday 9th January. Each of the walks has a theme related to an aspect of Ipswich’s history and ends in one of the town’s independent Tea Rooms for a welcome cuppa and a piece of cake. The first walk, entitled “Behind Closed Doors” will be exploring the history, and characters, connected with some of the buildings in Ipswich’s historic Town Centre that many people may regularly walk passed every day. It commences at the…

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Popular Afternoon Tea Walk Series Continues

The latest in the series of “Afternoon Tea Walks” arranged by the Ipswich Tourist Guides, takes place on Monday 29th January. Entitled “An Ipswich Almanac” the walk explores some of the major – and some of the quirky – events and happenings in Ipswich’s 1500 year history that helped shape the town – from the opening of the new Town Hall (celebrating 150 years this weekend) and the granting of a Royal Charter over 800 years ago, to the rudimentary provision of a Fire Service in the 16th Century. The…

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