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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Littleport Brass – And the band played on!

Littleport Brass – And the band played on!

So goes the old song writes Lyn Gibb-de Swarte. Littleport Brass was unable to meet for band practice as they would normally do on a Wednesday night, but they have been playing on throughout the past troubles. They gave their first recorded video – a masterpiece in timing organised by MD Ian Knapton audio editing by Joe Winters of JW – with band members playing in their own homes and the mosaic performance was posted…

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Littleport and District Flower Club

Littleport and District Flower Club

The club has had a very good year of flowers and friendship over the past year and our membership has grown steadily, our demonstrators have as usual given us all great entertainment with their flowers and designs and humour. The year was rounded off at our Open Evening with 120 people coming along to see the magic of Gill McGregor, and the Club did a wonderful buffet for everyone to have before the demonstration commenced….

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Littleport Rangers – The Future of Football in Littleport!

Littleport Rangers – The Future of Football in Littleport!

Littleport Rangers started back in 2009. We have a U12 team in the Cambs Colts League, 3 U11 teams, an U8s team and an Academy. Our coaches give up their time to train the players each week with planned sessions as well as having fun and attend matches each Saturday. We are lucky to have fantastic facilities at Littleport Leisure. Matches take place on the front field, training under the spotlights, use of the ‘mugga’…

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Littleport Scouting Group is Very Popular! – All Change!

Littleport Scouting Group is Very Popular! – All Change!

Nothing stays the same for long – and that’s certainly true when you have a Scouting group as popular as the one in Littleport! Now the biggest group in the East Cambridgeshire district, Littleport Scout Group exists to broaden the horizons of young people by giving them the opportunity to spend time in the great outdoors, develop new skills, make friends, and give something back to the community. Volunteers are crucial to the group’s success,…

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Littleport Brass Gets Into The Groove

Littleport Brass Gets Into The Groove

Littleport Brass are presenting a great concert in April at Littleport’s friendly and welcoming Ex-Servicemen’s Club. Before that they have a serious task when they compete in the London and Southern Counties Area Contest. This takes place on March 21st at 09.00 in the Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage. Littleport Brass under their innovative Musical Director Ian Knapton give such pleasure whenever and wherever they play. And all of Littleport wishes them well in their musical…

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