Our House

Our House

The Littleport Players is an amateur theatre company whose superb performances merit a professional London theatreland venue. Luckily for us locals, their cast and crew’s almost limitless talent was on display at Littleport Village Hall in July for their latest production, Our House – The Madness Musical. And the hall itself was magically transformed into a top intimate theatre experience for the audience akin to the Donmar Warehouse in Covent Garden. The set and staging…

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The Library Presents

The Library Presents

On Sunday 7 October you can enjoy a dramatic and innovative production of Shakespeare’s Henry V at Littleport Leisure Centre. This fast-paced and dynamic show brings to life the legendary Siege of Harfleur and Battle of Agincourt. The production has been created by professional national touring company Librarian Theatre and is both a perfect introduction to Shakespeare and an enjoyable adaptation for those more familiar with the play. The show is suitable for ages ten…

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Looking back at the Summer Activities of the Littleport W.I.

Looking back at the Summer Activities of the Littleport W.I.

Despite all the heat, roadworks and holidays, our activities have all gone ahead as planned. Towards the end of April, our members visited the Mushroom Farm at Little Ouse. After being suitably gowned in white protective overalls and hats, we were taken on a guided tour of the factory, through the stages of growth, to the end product in a container that was ready for sale. It was explained how the spores are kept at…

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Littleport & District Flower Arrangement Club

Littleport & District Flower Arrangement Club

Since our AGM in February the Club has progressed forward with a few more new Members joining the Club in March. Our new year of Membership started with Area Demonstrator Barbara Collins returning to us with her demonstration of ‘Joys of Spring’. As usual Barbara gave us a full evening of beautiful arrangements, design and flowers, Barbara’s personality shone through and a good evening started our year off well. April saw Julie Woods with her…

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Littleport’s Successful Parkruns!

Littleport’s Successful Parkruns!

The need for a Parkrun in East Cambridgeshire has been known for a few years now, but several failed attempts in Ely have proven there simply has not been a suitable venue to meet the needs and requirements. Matt Holmes of Littleport had the idea to set up an event in Littleport in September 2017, and made some initial enquiries, and on the suggestion of myself, applied for a grant from the Parish Council to…

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Littleport Judo Club news!

Littleport Judo Club news!

Littleport Judo Club is all set with a very busy autumn schedule coming up which includes a visit and masterclass from British Olympic judo competitor Ashley McKenzie in November, as well as hosting the Eastern Area British Schools Judo Championship in October. Saturday 10th November 2018 – morning ASHLEY MCKENZIE – A JUDO MASTERCLASS We have managed to book Ashley to come along to Littleport and deliver one of his famous judo master class sessions….

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News from Ely Roller Skating Club

News from Ely Roller Skating Club

Littleport Life has sponsored one of the trophies for an event taking place on September 15 and 16. The Ely Roller Skating Club will be holding their first ever competition at the University of Cambridge Sports Centre. The event will be attended by over 200 skaters, competing for 14 clubs coming from all over the country. Skaters will compete in solo freestyle and figure events as well as team figure events. For some skaters this…

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Bob Bowditch Reports on Littleport Football

Bob Bowditch Reports on Littleport Football

LTFC are on the brink of a new season at Littleport. We currently have 6 teams ranging from under 8 to adult, playing in the Cambs Leagues, essentially grass roots football. Unfortunately recently we have suffered in Littleport with a lack of volunteers , and coaches. It seems people are so busy today chasing around, there is less time to volunteer. We were one of the largest clubs in Cambridgeshire with 3 adult teams and…

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Riding School’s 1st anniversary in Littleport

Riding School’s 1st anniversary in Littleport

Rebecca Mitchell has been riding horses since she was 3 years old! She still competes every weekend in dressage and eventing, always finishing in the top three! One year ago she started a riding school with 2 ponies behind her house at 175 Wisbech Road, and now has 7 lovely good-natured animals. They are all picked for their qualities that cater for all levels of skill from beginner to more experienced riders and Rebecca has…

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Littleport Town FC Reserves Move Up!

Littleport Town FC Reserves Move Up!

Littleport Town FC Reserves Move Up! When Littleport Town FC’s First team had to disband two months into the season because of a lack of players – which included top players leaving to join other clubs it was a massive blow for such a well established club. So the onus was now on their Reserves side to fly the flag and represent the local community. And in only their first season competing in a tough…

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