A Busy Year at Inori Dojo

It’s been great to see that all our students have returned to training first days of January. The even better news is that few new people have joined us on the Path of Harmony by taking on Beginners’ Course. Newcomers have worked really hard, well done everyone! If you missed this opportunity, no problem: you […]

Satomi Kai Aikido

Why Aikido is Perfect for Older Individuals Aikido, with its gentle yet powerful movements, offers a journey of self-discovery and well-being for individuals of all ages. Among its many virtues, Aikido is a martial art unusually well suited for older practitioners. Aikido’s techniques emphasize fluidity and circular movements, making it a low-impact form of exercise, […]

Woolpit Room Christian Fellowship

January is often a time to reflect and look back at the past year and look forward to the new one. But it is also a good time to look inward. What is there about my character that I want to enhance, and what is there that maybe needs to stop. How do I behave […]

Stowmarket and District Camera Club

On 9 October, Kevin Sawford, professional photographer held our first lecture on ‘Nature Photography’ and presented members with various ways and tips on how to make good photographs inspirational. On 23 October, our first Open competition was judged by Nick Akers -ARPS. We had a great evening and a big ‘thank you’ to Nick for […]

Satomi Kai Aikido

Aikido Enhances Flexibility Aikido, often hailed as the “way of harmonious spirit,” is not just a martial art but a celebration of fluidity and grace. Beyond its self defence applications and philosophical principles, Aikido offers a multitude of physical benefits, with flexibility being one of its greatest. At the core of Aikido lies a series […]

Inori Aikikai Aikido Dojo

6th Edition of East Anglia Aikido Seminar On Saturday, 14 October, Inori Dojo had the great pleasure of hosting another outstanding Aikido seminar with Peter Brown Shihan, 7th Dan Aikido Aikikai. Peter Brown Shihan began Aikido in 1966 at the age of nine, and studied the Art of Aikido for more than fifty-seven years. This […]

Citizens Advice Mid Suffolk 

Citizens Advice on managing energy bills this winter. I am a single parent with two kids and I’m really worried about how I’ll afford to pay my energy bills when I have to start putting the heating and lights on more now winter is here. At the moment I just about have enough money to […]

Stowmarket Bridge Club News

On 1 September, before the usual Friday afternoon’s bridge, the club celebrated, with excellent refreshments, another year of competition and the presentation of the annual awards. Brian Pinson and Simon Riley, Jan Wynne and Jim Sawyer, Caro Hunt and John Heath, and Charlotte Footer took the honours. A reminder that Andy Billinge’s free beginners’ classes […]

Upcoming at the Food Museum 

October Half-Term Events and Activities Apple Week Saturday 21 – Sunday 29 October This October Half-Term we are celebrating apples with a week of apple pressing, juice making, baking workshops and apple-themed activities for all the family. Visitors will have the chance to increase their apple knowledge and taste a wide variety of apples and […]

East Anglian Traditional Music Trust

East Anglian Traditional Music Trust members were kept very busy at FolkEast. East Anglian Traditional Music Trust in partnership with FolkEast presented the Vaughan Williams Folk Showcase, a National Lottery funded project. Working with Finn Collinson and Emma Beach and with support from guest tutors Kate Griffin and Stu Hannah nine young musicians created inspirational […]