By Esmee Stimson David Walliams has been called by many the Roald Dahl for a new generation and it’s easy to see why. My children and I are big fans of David Walliams books. We all appreciate his charming tales and anarchic sense of humour. We adore his quirky characters...
Aug
06
If you’re looking for a unique day out, and maybe a break from the burning sunshine, then a visit to Little Hall in Lavenham is a must. This ancient clothiers house has stood guard on the edge of the village’s Market Place since it was built in the 14th Century and offers a...
Jul
24
Haverhill Town Council has again organised a number of free events for Haverhill this summer. The highlights include the Haverhill Historic Vehicle Rally and Road Run (Sunday 14 July 10.00am to 5.00pm) Armed Forces Day (Saturday 29 June from 11:00am) The Big Day Out Wednesday 31...
Jul
06
The festival is proud to have a green policy, recycling 80 % of all rubbish on site. They use Solar energy to power the lighting around the site and have ethical trading and food standards plus only charge their food & drink vendors reasonable rates to keep refreshments...
Jul
05
Where on EARTH are you? Suffolk Libraries are asking this question for their space-themed Summer Reading Challenge, which starts on the 20th July.  The campaign, using the hashtag #SLWhereOnEarth, encourages social media users to post their selfies of...
Jul
05
Nerf gun parties are so much fun for children and parents alike! For the past two years my son Alex (11) has been a fan of nerf guns and loves to play mini battles with his friends. He plays at home, but there isn't enough space to run around, and the bullets get lost and eaten...
Jun
12
Starting on the 13th July, the annual Summer Reading Challenge will be back in full swing, running across all 44 of Suffolk’s libraries as well as the weekly Suffolk Libraries Local sessions in Shotley and Rushmere. Children aged 4-11 are invited to sign up at their...
Jun
11
Reviewed by Hannah Cotton   Yesterday afternoon I took my two boys, aged four and two years old, to see In The Night Garden Live at The Ipswich Regent. We went to the 4pm performance. That’s an interesting time of day in most households with small...
May
31
This April will be the first ever Suffolk Libraries Children’s Month – a brand new campaign to encourage more children and families to use their local library. Children’s Month will launch next week on International Children’s Book Day on 2 April and run throughout the month...
Mar
29
Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds is delighted to present another spring production from its talented Young Company, following 2018’s Treasure Island with Alan Bennett’s delightful and witty adaptation of The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame. “Hang spring cleaning!” and take...
Mar
22
The Amazing Adventures of Pinocchio, Sun 7 – Mon 8 Apr Jack and the Beanstalk, Tue 9 – Wed 10 Apr Aliens Love Underpants, Fri 24 – Sat 25 May If All The World Were Paper, Wed 29 May The Gruffalo, Tue 11 – Thu 13 Jun The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show, Mon 17 – Tue 18 Jun...
Mar
12
Today, I ll talk to my son (10) about women, as “a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women” (International Women's Day, official website). And as a starting point, I will ask him if he can name women that have made a difference...
Mar
07