By Esmee Stimson Most children and parents are familiar with the work of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. My children have always taken great delight in reading Julia Donaldson books, ‘Super Worm’, ‘Room on the Broom’, ‘Stickman’ and of course ‘The Gruffalo’ and ‘The...
Jun
19
Guest blog post by The Tourist Trail Whilst taking a short break or a holiday is something the whole family looks forward to, those of us who are responsible for planning the break know that an awful lot of behind the scenes work goes into researching, booking, and getting...
Jun
16
Not quite sure what to do with the kids today? what about a game of crazy golf ! This family oriented game is known by many names including;  mini golf, crazy golf and adventure golf.  It is a great activity that can be played all year round, but popular in the...
May
28
It is so much fun to play mini golf whilst on holiday with the whole family.  But have you thought about taking your children to practice at a Golf Club? It is great fun and they will love it! Playing golf is very popular with adults and children alike. It takes the...
May
25
Whether you are looking for Junior Golf lessons, organizing your child’s next birthday party or an activity as a family, we have got you covered. Golf is a great sport to get your kids into, it is safe and a great way to make new friends. Golf birthday parties are...
May
25
Hi all, We’ve plenty of family related fun planned next week. I’ve already sent something round about all our Elmer Day events this weekend and into next week, plus the Beach Bonkers events at Leiston, Bungay and Aldeburgh libraries We also have plenty of other...
May
24
Several Suffolk Libraries will be celebrating the most colourful day of the year this month with the return of Elmer Day on Saturday 26 May – and a special guest at Ipswich Library. Elmer Day celebrates the ongoing popularity of Elmer the Patchwork Elephant who has featured...
May
10
By Lizi Long “I believe in Unicorns is set in a library full of books, that hold more than stories within their pages. It is a tale of the power of books to change lives, and the bravery of a boy named Tomas. Tomas loves playing in the mountains where he lives, and he hates...
Mar
31
By Esmee Stimson My children and I have always enjoyed reading the book ‘Guess How Much I Love You’ together and we were delighted to find it was coming to the Marina Theatre in Lowestoft this Easter. ‘Guess How Much I Love You’  is the classic tale about two Hares...
Mar
27
There are plenty of fun activities for families to enjoy at the county’s libraries this Easter.  Children can hunt for Easter eggs, make Easter-themed crafts, Lego structures and kites, have beach-themed fun, learn how to code at our first ‘CoderDojo’, watch films, enjoy...
Mar
27
The Easter holidays are just around the corner and, once again, Ipswich Museums are gearing up for a fortnight of fun. This spring there is an arty theme and here is a selection of what you can enjoy from 3-12 April. AT IPSWICH MUSEUM: Butterfly Printing, 3 April...
Mar
23
Whether you are religious or not, Messy Church is an attractive offer to families with young children that are opened to the idea of participating in Christian themed activities. I first found out about it, a few years ago when my son was three.  As a mum of a very active...
Mar
09