This event is FREE to all comers!!!
The venue is in Christchurch Park, the Bolton Rd. entrance, adjacent to "The Reg Driver Centre"
The dates are 24th and 25th of May from 11.00am to 4.00pm. Hoping for sun this time!
There will be talks and demonstrations to suit all age groups.
There is limited parking in the park, but there are usually plenty of spaces in Bolton Lane.
Toilet facilities and food vendors are close by.
Further details from OASI email@example.com
Saturday 23 March 7 for 7:30pm
BYO drinks & glasses
Tickets £6 each including supper
7.30 PM Saturday 16th March 2013
In aid of the Friends of Kirton Church
The ever popular Woodbridge School Swing Band will present a concert in the Church Hall at 7.30 pm on Saturday March 16th 2013. The concert will be in two halves with an interval for light refreshments. Admission is free with a retiring collection for the Friends of Kirton Church and the Swing Band music fund.
The Swing Band last played in Kirton in 2009. The hall was packed to bursting and a wonderful concert was enjoyed by over a hundred people. The Head of Music tells me that this year the band is again producing an excellent sound and we are confident that this year’s concert will be every bit as good as the last one. We look forward to seeing you there.
STEPHEN HARVEY 01394 448780
Or any member of the ‘Friends’ committee
Saturday 26 January 2013 7:30pm Kirton Church Hall
Make a team of 6 or BYO team
BYO Drinks & glasses
Ticket £5-00 includes refreshments
From:– Jenny 45BHL 448213 or Susan 448780
Parish Council Read More...
For further information please feel free to email me: redszumba [at] gmail.com
John will be taking part in the Felixstowe leg of Olympic Torch Relay on Thursday 5th July at around 5pm. He will run between Granville Road and Arwela Road.
The parish council encourages all of John's supporters to come along and cheer him on.
National Scout Community Week
14th – 20th May 2012
National Scout Community Week challenges all Scout Groups to do something for their community. During the week the 3 sections will be litter picking around the village during their usual meeting times.
Cubs on Monday, Beavers on Tuesday and Scouts on Wednesday. Please look out for them.
On the 20th May we will be holding our annual Car Boot Sale on the Recreation Ground. For more information please contact Kerry Banham 01394 211320.
celebrating their 250th anniversary present a concert at
The Spa Pavilion, Felixstowe
26th May 2012
Tickets £15 (concessions £9) available from the Spa box office 01394 282126
We welcome your support
All proceeds are to the Royal British Legion
D R U M C A M P F E S T I V A L 201 2
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th July, Bungay, Suffolk
A Celebration of Rhythm Voice and Dance from Around the World
Please see below details of this year's amazing Drum Camp Festival.
The line-up is incredible and of course the same wonderfully exclusive atmosphere and top-notch workshops all day.
If you book before 30th April, full event and weekend tickets are £20 cheaper!!!
So read on...
TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY & CAROLS
with the SALVATION ARMY BAND
ON FRIDAY 9th DECEMBER 2011
at 6.00PM on the VILLAGE GREEN
Fish & Chips available as usual [not free!]
Collection for Salvation Army & St Elizabeth Hospice
This years net profit is £5,846, (cf result for 2009 was £5,665).
With grateful thanks from (and to) the Organisers - Maddy & Susan (Ivy & Holly)
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Kirton & Falkenham Churches
In a Country Garden
11 June 2011
12:00 – 4:30pm
The Old Rectory, Kirton
by kind permission of Mr & Mrs Garnham
To include a tea provided by EARL STONHAM W.I.
£20 per person, which covers entrance to museum, tea and coach fare.
If you would like to come please contact Valerie Bines, Kirton and Falkenham W.I. on 01394 448487
• under 18s
All entries must be on A4 paper and have a white background (for photocopying purposes).
They can be any medium, including electronically produced but must not include copyright material.
Entries to be submitted by 30 April.
Hard copy (Size: A4 or smaller) to: Fete Poster Competition, 45 Burnt House Lane, Kirton, IPSWICH IP10 0PZ Email to
File types: pdf, png, tiff, jpg only, please.
Posters must include the following details
Kirton and Falkenham Churches Fête
Saturday 11th June 2011
12noon - 4.30pm
Old Rectory Garden, Kirton
The entries will be judged by Martin Richmond-Hardy, Pat and Mike Todd of The Reunion Gallery Felixstowe.
The winner in each category will win £10 and free entry to the Fete for their family.
One of the winning entries will be used for the posters; the other will be used on the Fete programme. Read More...
Learn to enjoy and develop your natural sense of rhythm
Venue: Village Hall
When? Thursday evenings 7.30-9.30 (not 2nd Thursday of each month)
Contact: Mark 077 66 88 31 71 or 01394 44 88 79
First session is free or just come and watch some time.
Quizmaster: Alan Davy
Saturday 22 January 2011 at Kirton Church Hall
Tickets £5-00 (including refreshments) are available from
Jenny Richmond-Hardy 45 Burnt House Lane, 448213
or Susan Harvey 29 Falkenham Rd, 448780
Colin Shaw, Clerk Read More...
On 23rd October 2010, we will be performing the final part of ‘The Village Hall Trilogy’
‘The Wedding’ By John Bartlett will be directed by Stuart Brindle.
The previous two parts sold out so hurry up before its too late!
Tickets £10 per person by calling 01394 448238 and we can post them to you if you do not live locally in Kirton. This is at no extra cost!
HALLOWEEN FUNDRAISING PARTY
Raising money for Help for Heroes and 107.5 FM. All proceeds will be divided between the beneficiaries.
30th October 7.30pm onwards. Tickets are just £5.00 per person. BBQ & Buffet included in the price.
If you buy tickets for ‘The Wedding’ you can buy the same number of ‘Halloween Party’ tickets for just £2.50 each! (Normally priced at £5.00. This is an over 18 years only event)
£5 / £3
Celebrate life with the vibrant energies of African drumming
Learn to enjoy and develop your sense of rhythm.
Connect with new people.
Contact Mark on 01394 44 88 79 or 077 66 88 31 71
Bring a drum if you have one or ring first if you need one.
Poster follows... Read More...
Are you brave enough to have an early morning dip on Christmas Day?
On Saturday 25th December hundreds of St Elizabeth Hospice supporters will be taking part in the annual Christmas Day Dip in the sea off Felixstowe.
Registration has just opened so if you are thinking of taking the plunge sign up today! Read More...
Sorry folks but that’s what happens when you leave it to the last minute to buy a ticket. Read More...
During its time as a radar research centre and as an operational station for Chain Home radar, it was known by the acronym BRS – Bawdsey Research Station. It was here that Sir Robert Watson-Watt and his colleagues turned the ideas on which the well known experiment at Daventry (26 Feb 1935) was based into a full operational system, without which the outcome of the Battle of Britain would almost certainly have been quite different.
You may have watched the rather unimpressive demonstration of radar on Coast recently (you can detect aircraft before you see them!). Come and see how it was really done!
Open Weekend 2010 takes place from 23-25 July and will include hundreds of cultural events across the UK.
Suffolk's response to this celebration is a fantastic range of events planned across the county, each one offering a unique opportunity for you to join in and take part, and they're all free.
and our own event
Friends of Kirton Church - 10th Birthday Festival
A celebration of the 10th anniversary of The Friends, dedicated to the up-keep of the Church and its environs. Includes a flower festival, an exhibition of locally created vestments, stone masonry, traditional oak carpentry and stain-glass making. Read More...
The coach will depart from outside the Village Hall at 12.30 and will return about 5.00pm. The cost will be £17 for coach and tour. Money to be paid in advance please.
If you are interested please phone Val Bines on 01394 448487 or Iris Hitchen on 01394 273656
SUMMER GARDEN PARTY
July 17th, 12.00 noon to 4 p.m
Three very different gardens on Falkenham Road will be on show with happenings in each one, as well as quizzes. There will also be garden games for children and adults plus other attractions.
One of the gardens, number 18, will also have refreshments, a sizzling BBQ, delicious Cream Teas, tea with mouth-watering homemade cakes and local Strawberries & Cream. A stall selling local organic produce grown on the Kirton Allotments and more.
This will be a lovely way to spend a summer afternoon and help the 1st Kirton Scouts to realise their dream of a big new Scout Hut.
Tickets are £1 for adults and 50p for children.
Parking will be available on the Village Green and there will be signposts to show the way.
For further info ring Keith on 01394 448817
Set up in 2000 as a Millennium project, the Friends have accomplished a great deal in caring for the fabric of our lovely Domesday church of St.Mary and St Martin.
The 24th of July will be a great occasion with many attractions to see and take part in.
Free entrance for all – so come, see and enjoy all that is on offer.
It’s nearly upon us again, time to think about the cycle ride. A lovely day out and a chance to help the Church funds. The Cycle ride is on September 11th you may do as many or as few Churches as you wish, just enjoy the ride and the variety of Churches available to see. I should have the sponsor forms soon, so please think about it. The whole family can go, make a day out!!
See Joy Bignell 44839, or 6 Rectory Lane, Kirton
On Saturday 24th July from 11am to 5pm we will be celebrating our Tenth Birthday Festival, and we hope everyone will come and join us. There will be flowers and music in the church, and a chance to see the wonderful collection of embroidered vestments. There will be craftspeople at work, exhibitions of church and local history including the Felixstowe Family History Group and lunches and teas in the Church Hall.
There will be children’s activities, Felixstowe Vintage Prams, and best of all, the Mummers are coming! UPFRONT Productions will present a mummers’ play several times during the day.
More details will be published as the arrangements are confirmed, but it promises to be a lively and interesting day for all ages.
The plan is coming together, but we do need a few more volunteers to help on the day, so if you would like to help in any way please contact Eddie Colvill on 448378.
If you're not a Friend already and can't make it to our Celebration, then maybe you would consider joining us. Annual subscription is only £8 individual or £12 family. If you sign up you'll receive a free copy of our “Guide to the Church & Its History” (RRP £5) along with regular newsletters and know you'll be helping to preserve this unique testimony to local history. A Church was mentioned here in Domesday in 1086. The core of the present building dates to the 13th Century. To join or for any queries please contact:
Eddie Colville on 01394 448378
The Fire fighters of Felixstowe will wash your car for a donation of £5+
Money raised on behalf of British Red Cross