Running the Distance! Littleport keeps on running!

Running the Distance! Littleport keeps on running!

It is good to hear that Littleport’s popular parkrunning is still continuing but in a different format to the usual large group turnout, with smaller groups of running buddies. They’ve been actively meeting up nearly every Saturday both at the familiar parkrunning venue at Littleport Leisure and around Littleport, and the former has been the starting point for many a pre-registered virtual charity running event. These events have all been run under the government guidelines…

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Littleport Rangers – Littleport Plays a Good Game!

Littleport Rangers – Littleport Plays a Good Game!

Littleport Rangers FC was established in 2009 and has gone from strength to strength, seeing 100’s of members over the years, teams a plenty from academy to league champions. We currently have five teams over three age groups who compete in mini soccer and colts leagues within the Cambs FA. We are and maintain our Chartered standard accreditation with fully qualified coaches within each team. We are run by volunteers and rely on local businesses…

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The Littleport Players Waiting in the Wings!

The Littleport Players Waiting in the Wings!

This year there is no panto to look forward to! From its inception the talented personnel of Littleport’s local amateur dramatic company has entertained right royally with summer musicals and winter pantomimes. This year has sadly seen both the professional theatre companies and theatres go dark during the lockdown scenarios. And perhaps even worse, all the amateur groups have had their efforts curtailed and their local communities thus deprived of home-grown live entertainment. Here is…

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The Team at Littleport Leisure Welcome You! Back to Class

The Team at Littleport Leisure Welcome You! Back to Class

As you know from reading our article in the previous Littleport Life magazine we re-opened our doors to welcome you all back on the 1st August. We are pleased to say that many familiar faces have returned to resume their fitness regime. We have also welcomed many new faces and new friendships have been formed. We pride ourselves as always on the importance of maintaining a clean and safe environment especially during these difficult times….

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Littleport Brass is the Best!

Littleport Brass is the Best!

The lockdown and restrictions emplaced by the governing body of brass bands, Brass Band England, severely curtailed the activities of Littleport’s much-loved Littleport Brass. Rehearsals fell foul first, having to be abolished altogether – then subsequently the musicians were able to gather in part, subject to the various regulations on social distancing and so on. Music Director of Littleport Brass Ian Knapton explained to Littleport Life: “The band are keeping an eye on all of…

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The Littleport Players Will Be Back Real Soon

Becky Smith, Chair of The Littleport Players reports that due to recent worldwide events all theatre groups including our much-loved The Littleport Players have had to take an enforced rest! Resting of course is what those in the acting profession call not having any work. The Players have performed two or three shows a year for 27 years so to be halted, by albeit necessary rules and regulations in an attempt to keep the population…

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Littleport and District Flower Club

Littleport and District Flower Club

It is a sad fact that the Summer has gone and we have not been able to meet at our usual venue of Littleport Village Hall for our monthly meetings of flowers and friendship, so many wonderful Demonstrators have had to be cancelled and this August we should have been looking forward to a Saturday Workshop with the wonderful Barbara Collins, who is the incoming Chair of the East of England Area of NAFAS, this…

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Spotlight on the Littleport Society

Spotlight on the Littleport Society

Since March The Littleport Society has been unable, due to the Covid-19 pandemic to hold any open meetings, or committee meetings, and the Archive & Collection at the Barn has also remained closed. However, the Society has continued to function. We have continued to produce our quarterly magazine, keep our website and Facebook page updated, fulfil book orders, and answer enquiries, and we are pleased to announce a new 2021 Then & Now Calendar will…

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The Littleport Players Pantomime 2020

The Littleport Players Pantomime 2020

Unfortunately our summer musical HAIRSPRAY has been cancelled due to recent events but we promise to be back (fingers crossed) with our next pantomime – name to be announced. Performances – 3-6 December 2020 Venue – Littleport and East Cambs Academy Filled with a host of great characters, upbeat songs and groovy choreography – you seriously don’t want to miss this one. Tickets will be on sale shortly but purchase them quick as we always…

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Littleport Leisure: Update from Manager Debra Jordan

Littleport Leisure: Update from Manager Debra Jordan

Greetings and warm wishes from Littleport Leisure. We have missed you all! As you know, weeks before the lockdown, we had instigated hand cleaning stations, further cleaning of soft play and equipment, plus a complete overhaul of our cleaning practices to disable this horrible germ. These will all be further enhanced to ensure your safety as much as is practicable. We were open for one day in May for blood donors as we felt this…

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