Following the resounding success of their previous productions, Made in Dagenham and Guys and Dolls, Suffolk Young People’s Theatre are returning to Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds with their fully staged version of the hit West End and Broadway Musical, Footloose: The Musical (...
Jul
09
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
Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds is delighted to announce the return of popular Children’s Arts Festival, Once Upon A Festival, now in its fourth year. Accessible in Theatres, Schools and Communities, the festival aims to promote arts for everyone and this year runs from Sun 10 to...
Jan
26
Author Rod Campbell’s best-selling classic children’s lift-the-flaps book Dear Zoo is being brought to life for the very first time in 2018 with a brilliant new stage production. The book was first published in 1982 and has sold more than 8 million copies worldwide and the new...
Jan
18
Let thistles and thickets of Thetford thatch, should evil approach on these thorns it will catch. In this forest cradle safely you’ll keep, not dead but preserved in a hundred-year sleep. Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds are delighted to announce the next family pantomime is going...
Jan
18
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
Dick Whittington Date: Ends 14 Jan Tickets: £27.50 - £10 Our traditional family pantomime Dick Whittington has been delighting audiences since Dec 1, and with performances running until Jan 14 there’s still plenty of time for you to come along for the ride. Join...
Jan
04
Shopping for gifts can be quite stressful at any time of the year, whether it's Christmas, Easter, birthdays, Mothering Sunday, Father's Day... or just a thoughtful little extra. And whilst it's pretty easy to shop on line, it's nice to also support local small businesses...
Dec
12
After three weeks of rehearsals, it is finally time for us to raise the curtain on this year’s pantomime, Dick Whittington. This fabulous family adventure sees our hero travel all the way from Boring St Yawning in Suffolk, via rat-infested London Town to Love Island aboard the...
Dec
06
Written by Lizi Long There’s nothing quite like a bit of thigh slapping, booing, hissing and the obligatory ‘he’s behind you’ to get you in the mood for some festive family fun in the lead up to Christmas. The Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds are staging the well-loved, family...
Dec
06
Meeting Father Christmas is one of the most popular activities for families during the holiday season. Local attractions, museums, farms, garden centres, shopping centres and even parks join in the festive spirit by holding their own Santa's Grotto experience in the hope of...
Nov
17
Old houses and Mansions in Suffolk are not only full of interesting facts and history, but they also make the perfect setting to recreate a fantastic vintage Christmas experience.  Keeping this in mind, we have put together our favourite Christmas events taking place in...
Nov
15