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
Multi Sports Holiday clubs are a great way for children to let out some steam after weeks of hard work at school, make new friends and discover new interests.  You can find holiday clubs being run by sports centres, schools, and specialised companies in Suffolk on our...
Feb
28
Reviewed by Lizi Long “Dear Zoo Live on Stage” is a wonderful adventure based on the popular, well-loved lift-the-flap book Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell. The show has children on the edge of their seats for the best part of an hour as Sally and Ben eagerly await what Zoo...
Feb
19
Ipswich Museum is hosting an Ask The Expert day next week and it’s an opportunity for the public to bring along their treasured objects and photographs, share their stories about them and find out a bit more. Organiser Melanie Hollis, curator of the You...
Feb
06
If you are anything like me, you will already be planning activities and days out with the children this February half term 2018. It is the perfect time for catching up with friends and taking the children to the many family friendly attractions Suffolk has to offer. We have...
Jan
23
One of Ipswich’s most iconic buildings, the Town Hall, has its 150th anniversary this year and there is a programme of events to celebrate the occasion. A public open day on Sunday 28th January (the exact anniversary date) will feature exhibitions, tours of the Mayor’s...
Jan
16
There’s loads of comedy, music, family shows and theatre, and more at Haverhill Arts Centre this spring. If you think some great music will help you blast away the new year’s blues there’s plenty to choose from. First up is The Quo Experience (2 February), re-live the...
Jan
16
Date: Sun 11 – Mon 12 Feb Tickets: £12.50 - £8.50 Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds once again welcomes Immersion Theatre to the stage, bringing their trademark energy to their wildest show yet, a brand new musical adaptation of family favourite The Jungle Book (Sun 11 – Mon...
Jan
04