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We are fortunate at St John's to have a fantastic network of churches, charities and organisations in the local area. This page is an opportunity for us to share with St John's members the latest news & events from these organisations.


Fiesta de Verano - Party in the Garden, 29th June from 6.30pm onwards 

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6.30 onwards at Cake and Catwalk, St Peter's Street Ipswich, Friday 29th June
A chilled evening in the beautiful Saints area of Ipswich celebrating all things Spanish. Enjoy a welcome sangria and a delicious home made paella. You can bring your own picnic rug, have a drink from the bar, play games and listen to Spanish music. Entry by ticket - follow this link: click here. 

Woodbridge Combined Care Homes choir Inaugural Performance 

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 The C Strings - Friday 29th June, 1pm

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Pop Up Summer Cafe, 14th July at 1.30pm 

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Otley Hall Retreat Day - Friday 15 June 

Friday 15 June 10.00am to 4.00pm
Otley Hall, Hall Lane, Otley, Ipswich IP6 9PA

Revd Canon Matthew Vernon ‘Theosis – Realising Our Union With God’.

Often we feel separate from God. In fact God is always with us and the spiritual journey is about realising our union with God.  The cost is just £25 and includes refreshments throughout the day and a two course buffet lunch.  Please contact Karen on 01473 890264 to book your place.

Brass on the Grass, 14th July 2018 at 7pm 

mediumHeld in the lovely gardens of the Old Rectory in Bredfield, Brass on the Grass is an evening of varied music presented by the East of England Co-Op Band supported the Riverside 100 Musical Theatre Choir.

The gates open at 6.30pm and all are welcome to bring a picnic whilst they enjoy being entertained by music of all genres - there is ample parking available adjacent to the gardens. Proceeds support The Samaritans as well as St Andrews Church in Bredfield. Tickets can be reserved in advance by phoning Paul Cannard (01473 737707) or emailing 

Saxceptional - Monday 25th June at 7pm 

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St Andrews Amblers - New Dates 

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