around the county
Palace House Newmarket has introduced a series of evening lectures. Each lecture is held in the Special Exhibition gallery from 7pm – 8.30pm and includes a drink on arrival. Tickets (£15) are limited so to book visit www. palacehousenewmarket.co.uk A special 10% discount is available in The Tack Room restaurant after the event for lectures attendees. Thursday March 1, 7pm – 8.45pm An Evening with Simon Thurley Simon Thurley speaks about Charles II’s quest for the perfect country residence and reveals the role that Newmarket played in his grand plan. . May 18, 7pm – 8.45pm A Royal collection Join Andrew Graham-Dixon, one of the leading art critics and presenter of arts television.
FESTIVAL OF FABRIC III
Amanda Bowden’s incredibly popular Festival of Fabric makes its thrid appearance on Saturday March 3, 10am to 4pm at The Orwell Hotel, Hamilton Road, Felixstowe, IP11 7DX. It’s a one-day celebration of vintage style clothes-making, with specialist traders, vintage fashion lectures, sewing and millinery workshops, a vintage fashion exhibition from the 1930s to 1950s, afternoon tea, and music supplied by a vintage swing DJ Just £5 to get in. For information tel: 07787981493.
Sunday March 4, EACH Spring Craft and Gift fair 12pm - 4pm at Greshams Sports and Social Club, 312 Tuddenham Road, Ipswich, IP4 3QJ Over 50 stalls all selling amazing gifts ideal for Mother’s Day or Easter. Cakes, cards, candles, jewellery, sweets, handmade gifts and much more. Free parking. Admission charge supports EACH.
Sunday March 4, the Kingfisher Sinfonietta Concert, 6.30pm Framlingham College Theatre, Framlingham College, Framlingham, IP13 9EY The Kingfisher orchestra returns to Framlingham with a programme that was cancelled last December because of the weather. So here it is!