Written by Clare Jessup As a family we were so excited about this years Dennis Lowe Theatre Company pantomime as it’s a much loved Christmas tradition for us. The theatre was as full as I have ever seen it and not everyone had children with them. Clearly panto is loved by...
Dec
28
By Esmee Hall   This year Woody Bear has come out of hibernation to host an all singing all dancing Christmas Spectacular at Pleasurewood Hills in Lowestoft. Coming from Lowestoft I spent a good part of my childhood at Pleasurewood Hills and remember with much...
Dec
21
By Esmee Hall Pantomime season is now in full swing across the country , this year the Marina Theatre in Lowestoft is home to Aladdin starring Mark Read, Ann Widdecombe and resident funny man Terry Gleed I was lucky enough to be invited to meet and interview the cast at...
Dec
17
Solo routines from an award winner dancer, 3D effects, and a cheeky cow are our highlights of this years Regent Theatre pantomime, Jack and the Beanstalk. Fee Fi Fo Fum… It’s panto fun for everyone! The Regent Theatre panto got off to a great start with a packed audience of...
Dec
17
Imaginative and creative The Borrowers cleverly mixes backdrop image technology, sound and contemporary dance to create a world of fantasy and imagination. The show is currently playing at Jerwood Dance East until Dec17th. Based on the 1952 book by Mary Norton, the show...
Dec
13
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
Be part of the magic this Christmas,  join Red Rose Chain's, The Shoemaker and The Elves at the Avenue Theatre from the 7th - 31 st Dec 2017 and be prepared to be transported to a world of timeless innocence and fairy tales. Comments such as “ I've never seen anything...
Dec
11
How will your young children celebrate their birthday party this year? You might already be aware that your local Leisure centre, offers a variety of party themes to choose from, but it always help to find all the information you need in one place. With this in mind, we have...
Dec
11
Let's face it, Christmas shopping can be a chore. Gazillions of presents to choose and wrap, never knowing what to get for Auntie Mabel and Uncle Phil... sometimes it can (almost) take the fun out of Christmas. Well luckliy, as curators of all things family-orientated across...
Dec
05
It's time to meet Father Christmas at Suffolk Libraries! I do love to visit my local library throughout the holidays. Their friendly staff and “Friends of The Libraries” (non-profit, charitable groups formed to support libraries in their community) organize events...
Nov
28
Teaching our children to swim is one of those skills that can save their life.  A third of children in England cannot swim by the time they leave primary school, according to research from the Amateur Swimming Association (ASA). The reasons include; parents that did not...
Nov
28
Swimming birthday parties can be a great alternative to traditional celebrations, especially if you have young ones that can’t get enough of splashing and sploshing everytime you go swimming! Ready to start planning?! If you are a very enthusiastic parent you can take on the...
Nov
24