Tag: Felixstowe

3 May 2019

Review of Two Sisters Arts Centre launch

27 April 2019 Three years after a brainwave struck local playwright Suzanne Hawkes, and after two years of battling with bureaucracy, and all the relevant paperwork was correct, and comfort, health and safety was ensured, a new community arts venue for the Felixstowe peninsular was opening, and I have been asked to be their Patron! The Two Sisters Arts Centre, in the redundant St Mary’s […]

18 July 2018

Review of Unseen Enemy, RADAR and the Cold Way.

Felixstowe playwright, Suzanne Hawkes latest local history play has achieved what would seem impossible, a story of the Cold War, radar, and threatened nuclear attack, that is also funny. With even more intriguing venues to come, Unseen History, Radar and the Cold War opened to a sell-out audience comprising regular Black and White Productions supporters, those interested in local history, and a few who were […]

21 July 2014

Review of “Felixstory – a Dramatic Promenade”

Usually when you go to the theatre you sit in the stalls while the actors perform on the stage in front of you. “Felixstory, A Dramatic Promenade” by Suzanne Hawkes, the Felixstowe playwright, takes the audience on a vintage bus to meet the actors at locations around the town.     In “His Lordships Library”, the rather grand name for a sitting room at the […]

22 April 2014

An evening with….three athletic stars

To celebrate the arrival of the Women's Tour of Britain in Felixstowe, come and meet three British sporting heroes! The Alex in Felixstowe is hosting a special "Evening with…" event on Tuesday 29th April, featuring Helen Wyman, Louise Jukes and Jasmin Taylor – and tickets are available now. Rachel Sloane, broadcaster, writer and Felixstowe resident, will chair the evening and lead the question-time session.    Helen Wyman is […]

1 October 2012

A new Community Choir for the Felixstowe area.

Singing pop and songs from musicals, a new mixed adult choir started singing in the Spa Pavilion lounge on Monday 15 October 2012. Over 30 singers (men and women aged over 18) are now attending on Monday evenings. Music included the Beatles, Fiddler on the Roof and Adele and you can follow the choir on Twitter: @felixcommchoir.  The new website for the choir is now […]

24 August 2012

Review of The Wedding Singer at The Spa Pavilion, Felixstowe. 22 August 2012

  Never having been to one of the Summer Youth Projects productions at the Spa Pavilion in Felixstowe, but knowing that it involved a group of  I0 to 23 year olds who rehearse and present a musical over just two weeks,  I was prepared to give it a go but held no great hopes, especially of a musical that we didn’t know and that had […]