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Saturday 1 June 
       Colchester Symphony Orchestra Russian Programme, 7.30pm  details at St Botolph's, map 
       Ipswich Chamber Choir All That Jazz, 6.30pm  details at St Andrew's Church, Rushmere, map

Sunday 2 June 
       Essex Concert Band  Southend Bandstand Priory Park, 3pm  details at Harwich Arts and Heritage Centre, map 
       Tallis Chamber Orchestra Society Mozart, Haydn, Handel, 3pm  details at St Peters Church, Westleton, map

Monday 3 June 
       Royal Hospital School Ian Ray, Organ, 1.30pm  details at Cliff Park, Harwich, map

Wednesday 5 June 
       Lion Walk Church Catherine May (soprano) Andrew Allen (guitar), 1pm  details, Colchester, map

Thursday 6 June 
       Coggeshall Church Coggeshall Lorraine Ely, soprano, 12.30pm  details, map 
       St Mary-le-Tower Church Matthew Heyburn, piano Mendelssohn Songs without Words, 1.10pm  details, Ipswich, map

Saturday 8 June 
       Hadleigh Choral Society Light Music, 7pm  details at Lavenham Village Hall, map 
       Pimlott Foundation Summer Soirée and Open Gardens, 5pm  details at Old House, Great Horkesley, map

Sunday 9 June 
       Lavenham Sinfonia Weber, Nielsen, Brahms, 7.30pm  details at Lavenham Church, map 
       Saffron Hall The Sixteen - Monteverdi: Vespers, 3pm  details, Saffron Walden, map 
       West Bergholt Concert Band , 2.30pm  details at Flatford Mill, East Bergholt, map

Monday 10 June 
       Royal Hospital School David Pickthall, organ & Richard Harvey, trombone, 1.30pm  details at Cliff Park, Harwich, map

Tuesday 11 June 
       St Mary-le-Tower Church David Poulter, organ- Whitlock, Bach & Reubke, 1.10pm  details, Ipswich, map

Wednesday 12 June 
       Lion Walk Church Brass Quintet from the band of the Parachute Regiment, 1pm  details, Colchester, map

Saturday 15 June 
       Bury Bach Choir Purcell: Dido and Aeneas, 7.30pm  details at The Apex, Bury St Edmunds, map 
       Ipswich Choral Society Vivaldi: Gloria, Summer concert plus works by Parry, Elgar, Rachmaninov, Mendelssohn, Stainer and McMillan, 7.30pm  details at St Margaret's Church, map 
       Lexden Choral Society Colchester Summer concert  details at Lexden Church, map 
       Music in Felixstowe Classic Strings, 7pm  details at St Andrew's Church 
       Stowmarket Chorale Shakespeare Meets Jazz! madrigals and readings, 7.30pm  details at United Reform Church, map

Sunday 16 June 
       Hadleigh Choral Society Hadleigh Light Music - in the Deanery Garden or in church if wet, 3pm  details at Hadleigh Church, map

Monday 17 June 
       Royal Hospital School Colin Andrews (Indiana University, USA), Organ, 1.30pm  details at Cliff Park, Harwich, map

Tuesday 18 June 
       St Mary-le-Tower Church Edward Leach, baritone & Andrew Leach, piano Schubert: Die schöne Müllerin, 1.10pm  details, Ipswich, map

Wednesday 19 June 
       Lion Walk Church Paul Burt (tenor) & Ian Ray (piano), 1pm  details, Colchester, map 
       Music in Felixstowe Die Schöne Müllerin - Edward Leach tenor with Andrew Leach piano, 11.30am  details at Orwell Hotel, map 
       Witham Choral Society Summer Concert, 7.30pm  details at United Reform Church, map

Saturday 22 June 
       Colchester Choral Society Purcell: King Arthur -  extracts, informal concert, ticket includes wine and nibbles, 7.30pm  details at Dedham Assembly Rooms, map 
       Music at Rushmere Mozart's Muses -  women who inspired Mozart, with soprano Fiona Jessica Wilson, 7pm  details at St Andrew's Church, Rushmere, Ipswich, map 
       Saffron Hall Emanuel Ax, piano, 7.30pm  details, Saffron Walden, map 
       Suffolk Sinfonia Elgar, Arnold, Ginzi, Vaughan Williams, 7.30pm  details at The Apex, Bury St Edmunds, map

Sunday 23 June 
       Essex Concert Band  Castle Park Bandstand Colchester, 3.30pm  details at Harwich Arts and Heritage Centre, map 
       Headgate Theatre, Colchester British Clarinet Ensemble, 3pm  details, map 
       Kingfisher Ensemble PianoTrios, 2.45pm  details at Lion Walk Church, Colchester, map 
       Sudbury Choral Society Light concert on the theme of childhood., 7.30pm  details at St Peter's Church, map

Tuesday 25 June 
       St Mary-le-Tower Church Jonas Stonkas, accordion Classical transcriptions, 1.10pm  details, Ipswich, map

Wednesday 26 June 
       Lion Walk Church Oliver Ray (cello) & Ian Ray (piano), 1pm  details, Colchester, map

Saturday 29 June 
       Dorian singers Felixstowe Summer Concert- Gilbert & Sullivan to Brahms, 7.30pm  details at Kirton Church Hall, map 
       Essex Symphony Orchestra Glinka, Lalo, Tchaikovsky, 7.30pm  details at Chelmsford Cathedral, map 
       Ipswich Symphony Orchestra Summer concert, 7.30pm  details at Ipswich Corn Exchange, map 
       Stour Choral Society , 6.15pm  details at Old Hall Chapel, East Bergholt, map 
       Suffolk Singers Summer Serenade - recital by Claire Weston and choral favourites, 7.30pm  details at Aldeburgh Church, map

Sunday 30 June 
       Concerts at Cratfield Endellion String Quartet, 3pm  details at Cratfield Church, map 
       Saffron Walden Symphony Orchestra Film music, 3pm  details at Saffron Hall, map

Tuesday 2 July 
       St Mary-le-Tower Church Alessandro Bianchi, organ Price, Young, Howells, Willscher & Germani, 1.10pm  details, Ipswich, map

Thursday 4 July 
       Coggeshall Church Coggeshall Essex Voices - Motets by Lully for three female voices and continuo, 12.30pm  details, map 
       Colchester Symphony Orchestra American Programme, 7.30pm  details at St Botolph's, map 
       Kirbye Voices Vaughan Williams: Three Shakespeare Songs, Holst, Elgar, Gershwin and others,, 7.30pm  details at Guildhall, Bury St Edmunds, map

Friday 5 July 
       Snape Maltings Snape Margaret Catchpole: Two Worlds Apart, an operatic tale of misguided loyalty, passion and fate, 7.30pm  details, map

Saturday 6 July 
       Cantus Firmus A Pilgrimage of Song in Felixstowe  details at Harwich Arts and Heritage Centre, map 
       Clacton Choral Society Clacton Choral goes to the Proms, 5pm  details at St James's Church, map 
       Haverhill Singers Summer Concert, 3pm  details at St Mary's Haverhill, map 
       Kirbye Voices Vaughan Williams: Three Shakespeare Songs, Holst, Elgar, Gershwin and others, 7pm  details at Hartest Church, map 
       Phoenix Singers Mozart: Requiem, Magic Flute overture, Clarinet concerto, 7pm  details at Framlingham Church, map 
       Saffron Hall Verdi: Requiem - Cambridge Philharmonic Orchestra & Chorus and Saffron Walden Choral Society, 7.30pm  details, Saffron Walden, map 
       St Botolph's Music Society Hervey Benham Young Soloists  details, Colchester, map

Sunday 7 July 
       Bury St Edmunds Friendly Orchestra Summer Concert  details at Ashlar House, map 
       Kelvedon Singers Summer Sernade Tea served at 3 pm. Park open, 5.30pm  details at Euston Hall, Thetford, map

Monday 8 July 
       Music in Felixstowe Tuishi Pamoja – schools’ production, 7pm  details at Felixstowe Academy, map

Tuesday 9 July 
       St Mary-le-Tower Church Tower Chamber Choir Weelkes, Gibbons, Byrd & Leighton, 1.10pm  details, Ipswich, map

Thursday 11 July 
       Roman River Music Fergal is Fuming - Based on the story Fergal is Fuming by Robert Starling, 7.30pm  details at Firstsite, Colchester, map 
       Roman River Music Street Orchestra Live, in the gardens, 8pm  details at Firstsite, Colchester, map 
       Roman River Music Street Orchestra Live, 8pm  details at Firstsite, Colchester, map

Friday 12 July 
       Roman River Music Eliza Burkitt (violin) Bach, Ysaye, Kreisler- with lunch, 12pm  details at Tymperley's, Colchester, map 
       Roman River Music Ensemble Bash, 6pm  details at St Giles Centre, Colchester, map 
       Roman River Music Zoë Martlew (cello) and Mark Simpson, 9pm  details at St Giles Centre, Colchester, map

Saturday 13 July 
       Aquarius Singers  proceeds to Wateraid, 6pm at All Saints Church, Bury St Edmunds, map 
       Bury St Edmunds Friendly Orchestra Night at the Movies  details at Ely Cathedral, map 
       Colchester Symphony Orchestra English Classics Walton, Arnold, Vaughan Wiliams , Elgar, 7.30pm  details at St Botolph's, map 
       Roman River Music Singh Quartet, 6pm  details at Colchester Arts Centre, map 
       Roman River Music Nebula Sun, Norwich band, 9pm  details at Colchester Arts Centre, map 
       West Bergholt Concert Band That’s Entertainment – Movies & Musicals, 7.30pm  details at Tiptree Church, map

Sunday 14 July 
       Concerts at Cratfield Gould Piano Trio with Robert Plane (clarinet), 3pm  details at Cratfield Church, map 
       Music at Rushmere Cameron Scott (piano), 3pm  details at St Andrew's Church, Rushmere, Ipswich, map 
       Roman River Music Colchester Weekend Finale: Street Orchestra and local choirs, 4pm  details at St Botolph's, Colchester, map 
       Suffolk Villages Festival Musical Tea Party, 3.30pm  details at Dedham Assembly Rooms, map

Tuesday 16 July 
       St Mary-le-Tower Church Melanie Woodcock, cello & Andrew Leach, piano Rachmaninov Cello Sonata, 1.10pm  details, Ipswich, map

Sunday 21 July 
       Kingfisher Ensemble A Summer Serenade, 2.45pm  details at Lion Walk Church, Colchester, map 
       Snape Maltings Snape Royal Academy of Music and Juilliard School, 4pm  details, map 
       Snape Maltings Snape Royal Academy of Music and Juilliard School: Tchaikovsky, Britten, Stravinsky, 4pm  details, map

Tuesday 23 July 
       St Mary-le-Tower Church Philippa Barton, violin & Alisdair Hogarth, piano Elgar Sonata for violin & piano, 1.10pm  details, Ipswich, map

Friday 26 July 
       Saffron Hall National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain & Nicola Benedetti, 7.30pm  details, Saffron Walden, map

Saturday 27 July 
       Odeon Colchester André Rieu's 2019 Maastricht Concert  - at 3pm on Sun, 7pm, to 28 Jul  details, map 
       Pimlott Foundation Orlando Chamber Choir - garden opens from 4.30 pm, 5pm  details at Old House, Great Horkesley, map

Sunday 28 July 
       Concerts at Cratfield Heath String Quartet, 3pm  details at Cratfield Church, map

Tuesday 30 July 
       St Mary-le-Tower Church Zephyr Baroque Albinoni, Schickhardt, Pepusch, Telemann & Barsanti, 1.10pm  details, Ipswich, map

Thursday 1 August 
       Coggeshall Church Coggeshall Christine Stephenson, piano, 12.30pm  details, map

Tuesday 6 August 
       St Mary-le-Tower Church Phantom Wind Quintet Mozart & Poulenc, 1.10pm  details, Ipswich, map

Friday 9 August 
       Music in Felixstowe Free Proms on the Prom in the Seafront Gardens., to 10 Aug  details at Felixstowe Academy, map

Saturday 10 August 
       Headgate Theatre, Colchester 10 Mad Years: Mad Hatter celebrate their 10th anniversary with a collection of favourite songs, 7.45pm  details, map

Sunday 11 August 
       Concerts at Cratfield Sounds Baroque, 3pm  details at Cratfield Church, map

Tuesday 13 August 
       St Mary-le-Tower Church Harrison Cole, organ Françaix, Duruflé, Langlais, Hakim, 1.10pm  details, Ipswich, map

Tuesday 20 August 
       St Mary-le-Tower Church Taylor London, soprano & Edward Allen, piano Mozart, Britten & Tchaikovsky, 1.10pm  details, Ipswich, map

Saturday 24 August 
       Coggeshall Church Coggeshall Flower Festival Concert;  Andy Wilsher's tributes to The Rat Pack & Michael Bublé, 7.30pm  details, map

Sunday 25 August 
       Concerts at Cratfield Guy Johnston cello, Sam Haywood piano, 3pm  details at Cratfield Church, map 
       Music in Felixstowe Quartetto Familia, 3pm  details at St Nicholas's, Felixstowe Ferry, map 
       Music in Felixstowe Quartetto Familia and friends, 3pm  details at St Peter and Paul Church, map

Tuesday 27 August 
       St Mary-le-Tower Church Adam Chillingworth, organ Bedard, Ives, 1.10pm  details, Ipswich, map

Wednesday 28 August 
       Music in Felixstowe Violin and Viola duos, 12pm  details at St Andrew's Church

Tuesday 3 September 
       St Mary-le-Tower Church David Dunnett, organ Music for the “King of Instruments”, 1.10pm  details, Ipswich, map

Thursday 5 September 
       Coggeshall Church Coggeshall Philip Prior - an organ recital, 12.30pm  details, map

Saturday 7 September 
       Cantus Firmus Come and Sing at Martlesham Heath, 11am  details at Harwich Arts and Heritage Centre, map

Sunday 8 September 
       Concerts at Cratfield Castalian String Quartet, Cratfield’s Young Artists Concert, 3pm  details at Cratfield Church, map 
       Music in Felixstowe Clarinet Trios, 3pm  details at St Andrew's Church

Tuesday 10 September 
       Aurora Orchestra Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique, 7.30pm  details at Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden, map 
       St Mary-le-Tower Church Christopher Borrett, bass & Christopher Weston, piano Schubert: Schwanengesang, 1.10pm  details, Ipswich, map

Wednesday 11 September 
       Music in Felixstowe John Parker Jazz Trio, 11.30am  details at Orwell Hotel, map

Saturday 14 September 
       Trianon Music Group Sixty Years of Music Making, 7.30pm  details at Snape Maltings, map

Monday 16 September 
       Bury St Edmunds Concert Club Consone String Quartet, 7.30pm  details at Unitarian Meeting House, Bury St Edmunds, map

Tuesday 17 September 
       St Mary-le-Tower Church Anglia Baroque European String Music 1500-1700, 1.10pm  details, Ipswich, map

Saturday 21 September 
       Music in Felixstowe Last Night of the Proms., 7.30pm  details at St John the Baptist Church, map

Sunday 22 September 
       Lavenham Sinfonia Bach, Vivaldi, Heinichen, Handel, 7.30pm  details at Lavenham Church, map

Tuesday 24 September 
       St Mary-le-Tower Church Colin Walsh, organ Bach, Frank, Gigout & Vierne, 1.10pm  details, Ipswich, map

Saturday 28 September 
       Essex Concert Band Promenade Concert, 7.30pm  details at Rowhedge Village Hall, Roehedge, map

Tuesday 1 October 
       St Mary-le-Tower Church Kathryn Parry, violin & Ben Parry, narrator Bach Partita in D minor & Ferdinand the Bull, 1.10pm  details, Ipswich, map

Thursday 3 October 
       Coggeshall Church Coggeshall Aurora Voices - vocal ensemble, 12.30pm  details, map

Saturday 5 October 
       Ipswich Chamber Music Society Sacconi String Quartet, 7.30pm  details at Ipswich School, map

Tuesday 8 October 
       St Mary-le-Tower Church William Baldry, organ Bairstow, Brewer & Bridge, 1.10pm  details, Ipswich, map

Wednesday 9 October 
       Saffron Hall An Evening with Lesley Garrett (soprano), 7.30pm  details, Saffron Walden, map

Friday 11 October 
       Saffron Hall Courtney Pine - bass clarinet, 7.30pm  details, Saffron Walden, map

Saturday 12 October 
       Prometheus Orchestra Mozart; Hummel Trumpet Concerto With John Jermy; and at Woolpit Hall 13 Oct, 7.30pm  details at Jubilee Hall, Aldeburgh, map 
       Suffolk Philharmonic Orchestra Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No.1, Dvorak: “New World” Symphony, 7.30pm  details at Snape Maltings, map 
       Wolsey Orchestra Verdi, Chris Wright, Schumann, 7.30pm  details at Ipswich Corn Exchange, map

Sunday 13 October 
       New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich Blue Harlem, 7pm  details, map 
       Saffron Hall Paul Lewis (piano) rescheduled concert from Sunday 24 February 2019, 3pm  details, Saffron Walden, map

Tuesday 15 October 
       St Mary-le-Tower Church Andrew Leach & Christopher Weston, piano duet Music for 4-hands, 1.10pm  details, Ipswich, map

Wednesday 16 October 
       New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich Stringfever, 7.45pm  details, map 
       Saffron Hall Music & Maths Marcus du Sautoy professor of mathematics & Oxford Philharmonic orchestra, 7.30pm  details, Saffron Walden, map

Thursday 17 October 
       Theatre Royal Bury I, Clara-  celebration of the life of Clara Schumann in music and words, 7.30pm  details, map

Saturday 19 October 
       Colchester Symphony Orchestra Music associated with London, 7.30pm  details at St Botolph's, map 
       Saffron Hall Gabriel: Alison Balsom (trumpet) and the English Concert, 7.30pm  details, Saffron Walden, map

Sunday 20 October 
       Stour Valley Arts and Music Aurora Ensemble, 4pm  details at East Bergholt Church, map

Monday 21 October 
       Bury St Edmunds Concert Club Florian Mitrea (piano), 7.30pm  details at Unitarian Meeting House, Bury St Edmunds, map

Thursday 24 October 
       Saffron Hall Steve Reich/Gerhard Richter with Britten Sinfonia, 7.30pm  details, Saffron Walden, map

Saturday 26 October 
       , Bury St Edmunds Faure: Requiem, Clare College Choir, 7.30pm  details, map 
       Essex Concert Band Poppy Appeal Promenade Concert at Witham Royal British Legion Memorial Hall, Newland Street CM8 2AZ, 7.30pm  details at Harwich Arts and Heritage Centre, map

Saturday 9 November 
       Ipswich Chamber Music Society Busch Piano Trio Busch Piano Trio Busch Piano Trio Busch Piano Trio, 7.30pm  details at Ipswich School, map 
       Lexden Choral Society Remembrance and Thanksgiving  details at St Botolph's, Colchester, map

Sunday 10 November 
       Saffron Hall London Philharmonic Orchestra & Marin Alsop Roderick Williams bartitone) - Elgar, Walton, 7.30pm  details, Saffron Walden, map 
       Stour Valley Arts and Music Trio con Brio Copenhagen, 4pm  details at East Bergholt Church, map

Friday 15 November 
       Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment Vivaldi: Gloria, Pergolesi: Stabat Mater with Iestyn Davies, countertenor, 7.30pm  details at Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden, map

Saturday 16 November 
       Bury Bach Choir Brahms and the Armed Man, 7.30pm  details at The Apex, Bury St Edmunds, map 
       Colchester Choral Society Duruflé: Requiem and Bernstein: Chichester Psalms  details at St Botolph's, map 
       Community Light Orchestra Concert  details at River of Life Church, Felixstowe, map 
       Saffron Hall Jan Garbarek Group( jazz), 7.30pm  details, Saffron Walden, map 
       Trianon Music Group Felixstowe Community Concert - a Victorian evening, 7.30pm  details at Trinity Methodist Church, Felixstowe, map

Sunday 17 November 
       Ipswich Choral Society A night at the opera, 5.30pm  details at Ipswich School, map 
       Saffron Walden Symphony Orchestra Holst, Prokoviev, Sibelius, 7.30pm  details at Saffron Hall, map 
       Sudbury Choral Society Magnificat by CPE Bach, Solemn Vespers by Mozart,, 7.30pm  details at St Peter's Church, map

Monday 18 November 
       Bury St Edmunds Concert Club David Jones (baritone), George Ireland (piano), 7.30pm  details at Unitarian Meeting House, Bury St Edmunds, map

Saturday 23 November 
       Hadleigh Choral Society Mendelssohn: Elijah, 7.30pm  details at St John's Church, Epping, map 
       West Bergholt Concert Band The Great Composers, 7.30pm  details at St Botolph's, Colchester, map

Sunday 24 November 
       Beccles Choral Society Handel: Messiah  details at Snape Maltings, map 
       Britten Sinfonia Bach to the 21st century with Benjamin Grosvener (piano), 3pm  details at Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden, map

Saturday 30 November 
       Ipswich Symphony Orchestra Autumn Concert, 7.30pm  details at Ipswich Corn Exchange, map 
       Stour Choral Society Bach: Christmas Oratorio (excerpts) Selection of Christmas music and congregational carols  details at Harwich Arts and Heritage Centre, map 
       Stowmarket Chorale Bach: Christmas Oratorio, 7.30pm  details 
       Suffolk Sinfonia Marquez, Tchaikovsky, 7.30pm  details at The Apex, Bury St Edmunds, map

Saturday 7 December 
       Cantus Firmus Messy Messiah - with Bury Cathedral's In Harmony Trust, 6.30pm  details at St John's Church, Ipswich, map 
       Colchester Symphony Orchestra CSO Wind, 7.30pm  details at St Botolph's, map 
       Tiptree Choral Society Christmas programme  details at St Luke's church Tiptree, map 
       Woodbridge Choral Society Vivaldi, Handel, Bach, 7.30pm  details at Woodbridge Church, map

Sunday 8 December 
       Colchester Choral Society Here Comes Christmas!, 7.30pm  details at St Botolph's, map 
       Saffron Hall Pasadena Roof Orchestra at Christmas, 3pm  details, Saffron Walden, map

Saturday 14 December 
       Phoenix Singers Britten: St Nicholas and Christmas Music, 7pm  details at Framlingham Church, map

Tuesday 17 December 
       Essex Concert Band Christmas Concert, 7.45pm  details at Rowhedge Village Hall, Roehedge, map

Thursday 19 December 
       Kirbye Voices Concert, 7pm  details at St Peter's Church, Bury St Edmunds, map

Friday 20 December 
       Saffron Hall The Sixteen, 7.30pm  details, Saffron Walden, map

Saturday 21 December 
       Kirbye Voices Bury St Edmunds Concert  at West Stow, 7.30pm  details at Harwich Arts and Heritage Centre, map

Saturday 4 January 
       Saffron Hall BBC Concert Orchestra - New Year’s Celebration, 7.30pm  details, Saffron Walden, map

Saturday 11 January 
       Colchester Symphony Orchestra Russian Programme, 7.30pm  details at St Botolph's, map

Sunday 19 January 
       Saffron Hall Absolute Beethoven? BBC Symphony Orchestra and Portuguese conductor Joana Carneiro, 3pm  details, Saffron Walden, map

Saturday 25 January 
       Ipswich Chamber Music Society Fibonacci Sequence (trumpet, clarinet, bassoon, violin, cello & piano), 7.30pm  details at Ipswich School, map

Sunday 26 January 
       Stour Valley Arts and Music Jamal Aliyev, cello, 4pm  details at Constable Hall, East Bergholt, map

Sunday 9 February 
       Stour Valley Arts and Music Young Musicans' Concert, 4pm  details at Constable Hall, East Bergholt, map

Saturday 15 February 
       Ipswich Chamber Music Society Coull String Quartet with Richard Edgar-Wilson (tenor) and Andrew Leach (piano), 7.30pm  details at Ipswich School, map 
       University of Essex Choir Fauré: Requiem and Cantique de Jean Racine with the London Mozart Players  details at Chelmsford Cathedral, map

Monday 17 February 
       Bury St Edmunds Concert Club Metamorphoses: clarinet, viola and piano trio Monday 16 March 2020 7:30pm, 7.30pm  details at Unitarian Meeting House, Bury St Edmunds, map

Sunday 1 March 
       Bury St Edmunds Friendly Orchestra Concert  details at All Saints Church, map 
       Ipswich Symphony Orchestra Family Concert, 2.30pm  details at Ipswich Corn Exchange, map

Saturday 7 March 
       Bury Bach Choir Verdi: Requiem, 7.30pm  details at Bury St Edmunds Cathedral, map

Sunday 8 March 
       Stour Valley Arts and Music Carducci Quartet, 4pm  details at East Bergholt Church, map

Saturday 14 March 
       Colchester Choral Society Haydn: The Creation, 7.30pm  details at St Botolph's, map

Monday 16 March 
       Bury St Edmunds Concert Club Alena Walentin (flute), 7.30pm  details at Unitarian Meeting House, Bury St Edmunds, map

Saturday 21 March 
       Colchester Symphony Orchestra Mozart Programme, 7.30pm  details at St Botolph's, map

Saturday 28 March 
       Saffron Hall Curlew River with Ian Bostridge with Britten Sinfonia Voices, 7.30pm  details, Saffron Walden, map 
       Stour Choral Society Handel: Messiah., 2.30pm  details at Mistley Church, map

Sunday 29 March 
       Stour Valley Arts and Music Kammerphilharmonie Europa, 4pm  details at East Bergholt Church, map

Saturday 4 April 
       Phoenix Singers Bach: St John Passion, 7pm  details at Framlingham Church, map

Sunday 5 April 
       Sudbury Choral Society Faure: Requiem, Poulenc: Gloria, 7.30pm  details at St Peter's Church, map

Saturday 2 May 
       University of Essex Choir Bach: Mass in B Minor, 7.30pm  details at Snape Maltings, map

Saturday 9 May 
       Colchester Symphony Orchestra Beethoven and Brahms, 7.30pm  details at St Botolph's, map 
       Community Light Orchestra   details at Hadleigh Church, map

Saturday 16 May 
       Bury Bach Choir Handel: Messiah, 7pm  details at Bury St Edmunds Cathedral, map 
       Saffron Hall Britten Sinfonia with Alison Balsom (trumpet), 7.30pm  details, Saffron Walden, map 

Aldeburgh Festival

Friday 7 June 
      Friends' Lunch with Mark Padmore & Thomas Larcher, 12pm  details at Snape Maltings, map 
      The Hunting Gun. The first opera by Thomas Larcher; at 5 pm on Sunday, 5.30pm  details at Snape Maltings, map

Saturday 8 June 
      Poetry and Music: The Holy Sonnets of John Donne Mark Padmore (tenor), Andrew West( piano), Lavinia Greenlaw (poet), 3pm  details at Snape Maltings, map 
      Paul Lewis (piano), 7pm  details at Snape Maltings, map

Sunday 9 June 
      Tenebrae - singers, 8pm  details at Blythburgh Church, map

Monday 10 June 
      Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano), 7.30pm  details at Snape Maltings, map

Tuesday 11 June 
      Albion Quartet, 3pm  details at Orford Church, map 
      Knussen Chamber Orchestra, 7.30pm  details at Snape Maltings, map

Wednesday 12 June 
      Icon, opera for soprano, actor and ensemble, 5.30pm  details at Snape Maltings, map 
      Steven Hough (piano), 8pm  details at Snape Maltings, map

Thursday 13 June 
      Songs and poetry of the sea - Mark Padmore (tenor) Roderick Williams (baritone) Julius Drake (piano), 7.30pm  details at Snape Maltings, map

Friday 14 June 
      Secret Theatre - chamber pieces by Birtwistle, Knussen and Matthews, 4.30pm  details at Snape Maltings, map 
      Vox Luminis - Choral motets by JS Bach and his ancestors, 7.30pm  details at Snape Maltings, map

Saturday 15 June 
      BBC Symphony Orchestra with Sarah Tynan (soprano), 7.30pm  details at Snape Maltings, map

Sunday 16 June 
      Britten and Bridge  with Adrian Brendel (cello) Joanna MacGregor (piano) Marta Fontanals-Simmons (mezzo-soprano), 4pm  details at Snape Maltings, map 
      Vox Luminis - Britten, Handel, 7.30pm  details at Snape Maltings, map

Monday 17 June 
      Aldeburgh Voices and Jesse Flowers - Modern madrigals and two masterpieces for the solo guitar., 4pm  details at Orford Church, map 
      Schubert 1828 Mark Padmore tenor, Roderick Williams baritone, Roger Vignoles piano, Richard Watkins horn, Trio Isimsiz, Quatuor Diotima, Chamber Choir of London, 7.30pm  details at Snape Maltings, map

Tuesday 18 June 
      Vox Luminis - Music for the Coronation and Funeral of Queen Mary, 7.30pm  details at Snape Maltings, map

Wednesday 19 June 
      Alisa Weilerstein (cello) - Bach cello Suites, 7.30pm  details at Blythburgh Church, map

Thursday 20 June 
      Ardeo Quartet, 3pm  details at Orford Church, map 
      Stravinsky: The Rake’s Progress, 7.30pm  details at Snape Maltings, map

Friday 21 June 
      Karim Said (piano), 3pm  details at Snape Maltings, map 
      Barbara Hannigan and Ludwig Orchestra, 7.30pm  details at Snape Maltings, map

Saturday 22 June 
      Poetry and Music - Britten: Winter Words with Mark Padmore (tenor), 2.30pm  details at Aldeburgh Church, map 
      Nicholas Daniel (oboe) and Friends - Britten Oboe Quartet, Adam Walker flute, 5pm  details at Aldeburgh Church, map 
      Barbara Hannigan and the Ludwig Orchestra, 8pm  details at Snape Maltings, map

Sunday 23 June 
      Barbara Hannigan: Edith Sitwell and Walton's Façade Poetry music and song, 11am  details at Snape Maltings, map 
      City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, 3pm  details at Snape Maltings, map 

Snape proms

Thursday 1 August 
      1 to 31 August, 7.30pm  
details at Snape Maltings, map 
      Clare Teal and Guy Barker - jazz duo and their band, 7.30pm  details at Snape Maltings, map

Friday 2 August 
      The Swingles - from Bach to the present, 7.30pm  details at Snape Maltings, map

Saturday 3 August 
      Blazin' Fiddles - folk fiddlers from Scotland, 7.30pm  details at Snape Maltings, map

Sunday 4 August 
      Julian Bliss and Carducci Quartet, 7.30pm  details at Snape Maltings, map

Monday 5 August 
      Pee Wee Ellis jazz group, 7.30pm  details at Snape Maltings, map

Tuesday 6 August 
      Suffolk Youth Orchestra, 7.30pm  details at Snape Maltings, map

Thursday 8 August 
      Sheku & Isata Kanneh-Mason cello and piano, 7.30pm  details at Snape Maltings, map

Friday 9 August 
      Swinging at The Cotton Club, 7.30pm  details at Snape Maltings, map

Saturday 10 August 
      The Shires with support Honey & the Bear - UK country, 7.30pm  details at Snape Maltings, map

Sunday 11 August 
      Benjamin Grosvenor, piano, 7.30pm  details at Snape Maltings, map

Tuesday 13 August 
      Gilbert O'Sullivan- Irish singer- songwriter, 7.30pm  details at Snape Maltings, map 
      National Youth Choir of Great Britain, 7.30pm  details at Snape Maltings, map

Wednesday 14 August 
      6 Hands - guitars; ancient and modern, 7.30pm  details at Snape Maltings, map

Thursday 15 August 
      An Evening with Rick Wakeman, Keyboardist, raconteur and ‘Grumpy Old Man’, 7.30pm  details at Snape Maltings, map

Friday 16 August 
      Juan Martín Flamenco Dance Ensemble, 7.30pm  details at Snape Maltings, map

Saturday 17 August 
      Come and Sing The Musicals - hit musicals in a family sing-along, 4pm  details at Snape Maltings, map 
      Foden's Brass Band, 7.30pm  details at Snape Maltings, map

Sunday 18 August 
      Peppa Pig – My First Concert, 1pm  details at Snape Maltings, map 
      Jess Gillam, saxophone- classical programme, 7.30pm  details at Snape Maltings, map

Tuesday 20 August 
      Ian Bostridge, tenor and Julius Drake, piano, 7.30pm  details at Snape Maltings, map

Wednesday 21 August 
      La Serenissima plays Vivaldi: The Four Seasons, 7.30pm  details at Snape Maltings, map

Thursday 22 August 
      Bill Laurance Trio - Grit, groove and feel-good funk, 7.30pm  details at Snape Maltings, map

Friday 23 August 
      Christian Blackshaw, piano - Mozart, 7.30pm  details at Snape Maltings, map

Saturday 24 August 
      Sam Kelly & The Lost Boys, 7.30pm  details at Snape Maltings, map

Sunday 25 August 
      James Campbell: The Funny Thing Is… Stand-up comedy for children, 3pm  details at Snape Maltings, map 
      Alison Balsom (trumpet) and Friends, 7.30pm  details at Snape Maltings, map

Monday 26 August 
      Oysterband - British folk, 7.30pm  details at Snape Maltings, map

Tuesday 27 August 
      Don McLean, 7.30pm  details at Snape Maltings, map

Wednesday 28 August 
      Friday Night is Music Night with BBC Concert Orchestra and Lesley Garrett, 7.30pm  details at Snape Maltings, map

Thursday 29 August 
      Aurora Orchestra and Nicola Benedetti - Bruch, Berlioz, 7.30pm  details at Snape Maltings, map

Friday 30 August 
      Herreweghe conducts Bach, 7.30pm  details at Snape Maltings, map

Saturday 31 August 
      Echoes of Ellington, 7.30pm  details at Snape Maltings, map 

Suffolk Villages Festival

Friday 23 August 
      2019 Festival 23 to 26 August 2019, 7.30pm  details at Harwich Arts and Heritage Centre, map 

Roman River Festival

Thursday 5 September 
      Beethoven 5th Symphony & Violin Concerto with Jonian Ilias-Kadesha (violin), 8pm  details at Stoke by Nayland Church, map

Friday 6 September 
      A Night At The Opera - four soloists and piano, 8pm  details at Stoke by Nayland Church, map

Saturday 7 September 
      Sibelius 5th Symphony; Roman River festival orchestra conducted by Orlando Jopling, 8pm  details at Stoke by Nayland Church, map

Sunday 8 September 
      Friendly, Family Orchestra Concert, Children’s author James Campbell introduces some orchestral music, 3pm  details at Stoke by Nayland Church, map

Wednesday 11 September 
      Thomas Gould (violin) and Ivana Gavric (piano)- Debussy, Erkki-Sven Tüür, Lutoslawski and Prokofiev., 8pm  details at Fordham Church, map

Thursday 12 September 
      Chimp and Zee and the Big Storm and 1 pm, 11am  details at Marks Tey Village Hall, map 
      Clarinet quintets: Mark Simpson and The Elias Quartet - Herbert Howells, Brahms, Beethoven, 8pm  details at Dedham Church, map

Friday 13 September 
      Leonard Elschenbroich (cello), Rick Uttley (piano) and Mark Simpson (clarinet) Beethoven , Brahms, 8pm  details at Wivenhoe Church, map

Saturday 14 September 
      Mark Simpson Solo Clarinet - Stravinsky, Berio and Steve Reich., 11am  details at Abberton Church, map

Sunday 15 September 
      Different Trains Steve Reich (string quartet plus electronics); Beethoven, 3pm  details at East Anglian Railway Museum, Colchester, map 

Harwich Festival

Thursday 20 June 
      20 to 29 June For full programme : www.harwichfestival.co.uk/  details

Friday 21 June 
      Noriko Ogawa (piano) Jamie’s Concert= informal, 11am  details at St Nicholas's, map 
      Her & Her Sound Spa with Live Music and at 5.30 pm on 22, 28, 29, 30 June, 5.30pm  details at Harwich Arts and Heritage Centre, map 
      Noriko Ogawa (piano), 7.30pm  details at St Nicholas's, map

Saturday 22 June 
      The Dance we Made and from 2 pm at Ha'penny pier, 10.30am  details at Cliff Park, map 
      Jonas Stonkus (accordion), 1pm  details at St Nicholas's, map 
      Harwich and Dovercourt Choral Society, 7.30pm  details at St Nicholas's, map

Sunday 23 June 
      Chelmsford Cathedral Choir – Evensong, 4pm  details at St Nicholas's, map 
      Jacob and Drinkwater- folk, 8pm  details at St Nicholas's, map

Monday 24 June 
      Lizz Lipscombe (violin), 1pm  details at St Nicholas's, map 
      Glynis Peters- talk about self publishing, 3pm  details at Harwich Arts and Heritage Centre, map 
      Shakespeare: King Lear; Dramatic Pause Productions, 7pm  details at Redoubt Fort, map

Tuesday 25 June 
      Callum Alger (organ), 1pm  details at St Nicholas's, map 
      Under the Surface - jazz, 5pm  details at St Nicholas's, map 
      Cohen Braithwaite Kilcoyne, folk, 7.30pm  details at Harwich Arts and Heritage Centre, map

Wednesday 26 June 
      Piatti Quartet, 7.30pm  details at St Nicholas's, map

Thursday 27 June 
      Katherine Bryan (flute), 1pm  details at St Nicholas's, map 
      Preston, Glasgow, Lowe- Jazz, 7.30pm  details at St Nicholas's, map

Friday 28 June 
      Primary Schools Concert, 1pm  details at St Nicholas's, map 
      Harwich Encore – Ft Ballroom Business, Boogie Shoes and Harwich Sing, 7.30pm  details at St Nicholas's, map

Saturday 29 June 
      Chris Allard and Charlie Wood, jazz guitar, 5pm  details at St Nicholas's, map 
      Raz trio - jazz, funk, rock, pop and fusion, 5pm  details at Harwich Arts and Heritage Centre, map 
      Ben Crosland Quintet: The Ray Davies Songbook Volume ll, 7.30pm  details at St Nicholas's, map

Sunday 30 June 
      A Touch of West End: a musical celebration with Earl Carpenter., 6.45pm  details at St Nicholas's, map 


Wednesday 26 June 
       Ipswich Operatic and Dramatic Society The Addams Family, 7.30pm, to 29 Jun  details at New Wolsey Theatre, map

Sunday 30 June 
       Glyndebourne Music   - live link   Massenet: Cinderella, 5.30pm  details at Firstsite, Colchester, map

Thursday 4 July 
       Headgate Theatre, Colchester Can't Help Singing; Platform Musicals, 7.45pm, to 5 Jul  details, map 
       Regent Theatre Ipswich Ipswich Lionel Bart: Oliver! - amateur youth production, 7.30pm, to 6 Jul  details, map

Saturday 6 July 
       New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich Peter Pan; Co-op Juniors, 7.30pm, to 14 Jul  details, map

Sunday 14 July 
       Glyndebourne Music   - live link   Rossini: The Barber of Seville, 5.30pm  details at Firstsite, Colchester, map

Wednesday 7 August 
       Bury St Edmunds Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society Legally Blonde - Suffolk Young People's Theatre, 7.30pm, to 10 Aug  details at Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds, map

Sunday 15 September 
       Saffron Opera Group Wagner: Tristan and Isolde, 2.30pm  details at Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden, map

Thursday 26 September 
       National Theatre   - live link   One Man, Two Guvnors, and on 29 Sept at 1.45 pm and on 3 Oct at 2 pm, 7pm  details at Firstsite, Colchester, map

Friday 27 September 
       Colchester Operatic Society Lionel Bart: Oliver!, 7.30pm, to 12 Oct  details at Mercury Theatre, map

Saturday 28 September 
       Saffron Hall London Philharmonic Orchestra & Vladimir Jurowski - Tchaikovsjy, Britten violin concerto, 7.30pm  details, Saffron Walden, map

Tuesday 8 October 
       Bury St Edmunds Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society Evita, music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, 7.30pm, to 12 Oct  details at Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds, map

Tuesday 22 October 
       Regent Theatre Ipswich Ipswich Calendar Girls  from theWesEnd, 7.30pm, to 26 Oct  details, map

Friday 1 November 
       English Touring Opera Kurt Weill: The Silver Lake – A Winter’s Tale, 7.30pm  details at Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden, map

Saturday 2 November 
       English Touring Opera Mozart: The Seraglio, 7.30pm  details at Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden, map

Monday 4 November 
       Regent Theatre Ipswich Ipswich Annie - from London's West End, 7.30pm, to 9 Nov  details, map

Tuesday 5 November 
       Theatre Royal Bury My Fair Lady - Irving Stage Co, 7.30pm, to 9 Nov  details, map 


Saturday 1 June 
       Saffron Hall Scottish Dance Theatre: RITUALIA & The Circle, 7.30pm  details, Saffron Walden, map

Sunday 2 June 
       Saffron Hall Scottish Dance Theatre: Innocence and at 2.30 pm, 11am  details, Saffron Walden, map

Tuesday 4 June 
       Sadlers Wells   - live link   Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake, 2pm  details at Odeon Colchester, map

Tuesday 11 June 
       Royal Ballet   - live link   Romeo And Juliet, 7.15pm  details at Odeon Colchester, map  and  at Firstsite

Friday 21 June 
       Theatre Royal Bury Romeo & Juliet - Ballet Cymru, 7.30pm, to 22 Jun  details, map

Tuesday 25 June 
       Northern Ballet   - live link   Victoria, 7pm  details at Odeon Colchester, map  and  at Firstsite

Friday 12 July 
       Headgate Theatre, Colchester Ilaz Dance Company, 7pm, to 13 Jul  details, map

Thursday 31 October 
       Northern Ballet   - live link   Dracula, 7.15pm  details at Firstsite, Colchester, map

Monday 18 November 
       Theatre Royal Bury The Wizard Of Oz - Ballet Theatre UK, 7.30pm, to 20 Nov  details, map 


Wednesday 20 March 
       Eastern Angles Theatre Company The Tide Jetty Various times, to 1 Jun  details at Various locations - see web site

Saturday 1 June 
       New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich All Hail Macbeth Back story of the witches of Shakespeare's play; Packing Shed, 7.45pm, to 4 Jun  details, map

Tuesday 4 June 
       Lakeside Theatre, Colchester Harold Pinter: The Homecoming, directed by Ruby McIlroy, 7.45pm, to 5 Jun  details, map

Wednesday 5 June 
       Bury Theatre Workshop Oscar Wilde: The Importance of Being Earnest, 7.30pm, to 8 Jun  details at Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds, map 
       Royal Shakespeare Company   - live link   Shakespeare: The Taming of the Shrew, 7pm  details at Firstsite, Colchester, map  and  at Lakeside Theatre

Friday 7 June 
       Headgate Theatre, Colchester Shakespeare's Daughter and the Vicar by Mario Wells, Cameo Players, 7.45pm, to 8 Jun  details, map

Friday 14 June 
       Theatre Royal Bury Jane Eyre  adapted from Charlotte Bronte's novel - Blackeyed Theatre, 7.30pm, to 16 Jun  details, map

Thursday 20 June 
       Globe Theatre London   - live link   Shakespeare: The Merry Wives Of Windsor, 7.20pm  details at Odeon Colchester, map 
       Headgate Theatre, Colchester As We Forgive Those by Andrew Smith, Colchester Insitute Performing Arts, 7.30pm, to 21 Jun  details, map

Saturday 22 June 
       National Theatre   - live link   Small Island  and on 2 July, 7pm  details at Firstsite, Colchester, map

Tuesday 25 June 
       Theatre Royal Bury The Shakespeare Takeover Response to Much Ado About Nothing, 7pm  details, map

Wednesday 26 June 
       Lakeside Theatre, Colchester All Hail Macbeth Back story of the Three Witches in Shakespeare’s play, 7.30pm  details, map 
       Pantaloons Theatre Sense and Sensibility  outside, 7.30pm  details at Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich, map

Thursday 27 June 
       National Theatre   - live link   Small Island, 7pm  details at Odeon Colchester, map  and  at Lakeside Theatre 
       Pantaloons Theatre Sense and Sensibility  at Eye Castle, IP23 7AP, 7pm  details

Tuesday 2 July 
       Bury St Edmunds Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society Noël Coward: Blithe Spirit, 7.30pm, to 6 Jul  details at Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds, map

Tuesday 9 July 
       Bury Theatre Workshop Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night's Dream. In the Abbey gardens- bring picnic, blanket/chair, to 13 Jul  details at Bury St Edmunds Abbey, map

Sunday 14 July 
       Stanley Hall Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, 3.30pm  details, Halstead, map

Wednesday 17 July 
       Headgate Theatre, Colchester Alan Ayckbourn: Bedroom Farce, 7.30pm, to 20 Jul  details, map 
       Pantaloons Theatre Sense and Sensibility  At Cudmore Grove Country Park East Mersea, CO5 8UE, 3pm  details

Thursday 18 July 
       Pantaloons Theatre Sense and Sensibility The Red House, Aldeburgh, IP15 5PZ, 5pm  details

Wednesday 24 July 
       New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich Alan Bennett: The Lady in the Van; amateur production, 7.45pm, to 27 Jul  details, map

Thursday 25 July 
       National Theatre   - live link   The Lehman Trilogy and on 11 Aug 5 pm, 6.50pm  details at Firstsite, Colchester, map  and  at Odeon Colchester  and  at Lakeside Theatre

Saturday 27 July 
       Headgate Theatre, Colchester A Summer Caberet: Trevor Johnston-Thurston featuring Sam Young, 7.30pm  details, map

Wednesday 31 July 
       Royal Shakespeare Company   - live link   Shakespeare: Measure For Measure, 7pm  details at Odeon Colchester, map  and  at Firstsite  and  at Lakeside Theatre

Friday 2 August 
       Headgate Theatre, Colchester Hippocratic Oafs; comedy from Stapled to a Chicken, 8pm, to 3 Aug  details, map

Sunday 4 August 
       Glyndebourne Music   - live link   Mozart: The Magic Flute, 5.30pm  details at Firstsite, Colchester, map

Friday 16 August 
       Pantaloons Theatre Sense and Sensibility  at Ickworth, Bury St Edmunds, IP29 5QE, 6.30pm  details at Harwich Arts and Heritage Centre, map

Friday 23 August 
       Theatre Royal Bury Pride & Prejudice - adaptation of Jane Austen's novel - Theatre Royal Young Company., 7.30pm, to 7 Sep  details, map

Thursday 5 September 
       New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich One Man, Two Guvnors, to 28 Sep  details, map

Friday 6 September 
       Headgate Theatre, Colchester Jane Austen: Sense and Sensibility, adapted; DOT Productions, 7.30pm, to 7 Sep  details, map

Monday 16 September 
       Theatre Royal Bury The Lady Vanishes - The Classic Thriller Theatre Co, 7.30pm, to 21 Sep  details, map

Thursday 26 September 
       Bury Theatre Workshop Can't Pay? Won't Pay! by Dario Fo, to 28 Sep  details at Unitarian Meeting House, Bury St Edmunds, map 
       National Theatre   - live link   One Man Two Guvnors, 5pm  details at Odeon Colchester, map  and  at Lakeside Theatre

Monday 30 September 
       New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich The Night Watch by Sarah Waters - The Original Theatre Co and York Theatre Royal, to 5 Oct  details, map

Tuesday 8 October 
       New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich Two Trains Running- Royal & Dergate, Northampton and English Touring Theatre, to 12 Oct  details, map

Tuesday 15 October 
       New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich Code Breakers All Electric Productions, 7pm  details, map

Friday 18 October 
       New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich Bleak House. Dickens's novel retold; David Glass Ensemble, to 19 Oct  details, map 
       The Quay Theatre The Witching Hour - unsettling tales, production: Don't Go Into the Cellar, 7.30pm  details, Sudbury, map

Wednesday 23 October 
       Dedham Players David Haig: Pressure - The eve of D-Day, 7.30pm, to 26 Oct  details at Dedham Assembly Rooms, map

Monday 28 October 
       New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich Murder Margaret And Me. Agatha Christie turns sleuth in a play by Philip Meeks., to 30 Oct  details, map 
       Theatre Royal Bury Macbeth -  a modern take on Shakespeare's play by Proteus Theatre Co, 7.30pm, to 29 Oct  details, map

Thursday 31 October 
       New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich One Under, 7.45pm, to 1 Nov  details, map

Thursday 7 November 
       Bury Theatre Workshop Ibsen: The Lady from the Sea, 7.30pm, to 9 Nov  details at Unitarian Meeting House, Bury St Edmunds, map 
       Bury Theatre Workshop Ibsen: The Lady from the Sea, 7.30pm, to 10 Nov  details at Unitarian Meeting House, Bury St Edmunds, map 


Saturday 13 July 
       Firstsite, Colchester Pavarotti, 6.50pm  details, map 

Christmas music

Saturday 7 December 
       Clacton Choral Society Christmas Concert, 7.30pm  details at St James's Church, map 
       Lexden Choral Society Colchester Christmas Celebration  details at Lexden Church, map

Sunday 8 December 
       Bury St Edmunds Friendly Orchestra Christmas concert  details at All Saints Church, map 
       Kelvedon Singers Christmas Concert, 6.30pm  details at Boxted Church, map

Tuesday 10 December 
       Bury St Edmunds Friendly Orchestra Christmas Concert  details at All Saints Church, map

Saturday 14 December 
       Bury Bach Choir Christmas music, 7.30pm  details at Lavenham Church, map 
       West Bergholt Concert Band Christmas Concert, 7.30pm  details at Coggeshall Church, map

Sunday 15 December 
       Sudbury Choral Society A seasonal celebration, carols and Alexander L’Estrange’s ‘Wassail’., 7.30pm  details at St Peter's Church, map 

Christmas shows

Friday 29 November 
       Theatre Royal Bury Peter Pan, 7.30pm, to 19 Jan  details, map

Saturday 30 November 
       Mercury Theatre, Colchester Cinderella, to 5 Jan  details, map

Saturday 14 December 
       Regent Theatre Ipswich Ipswich Cinderella, to 31 Dec  details, map 


Tuesday 10 September 
       Odeon Colchester Margaret Atwood talks on live link about The Testaments, sequel to The Handmaid's Tale, 7.30pm  details, map

Sunday 24 November 
       Stour Valley Arts and Music Lecture by William Clegg, QC Miscarriages of Justice I have known, 5pm  details at Dedham Assembly Rooms, map 


Tuesday 4 June 
       Firstsite, Colchester Van Gogh & Japan Exhibition on Screen, 7.30pm  details, map