Suffolk Libraries is reminding families across the county that this year’s Summer Reading Challenge launches this weekend in all of the county’s libraries. The Summer Reading Challenge takes place every year during the summer holidays and helps to get three quarters of a...
Jul
23
iCard Did you know that if you live in Ipswich, and your children are 5-16 years old, they can apply for a FREE Summer Holiday iCard? Local parents and community leaders agree that if we can get our children and teens involved in sports, it can make a real difference to our...
Jul
18
The great Ipswich summer continues this weekend with two fabulous FREE events at Ipswich’s Christchurch Park: Global Rhythm and the Indian Mela. On Saturday (7th July) get ready to travel the globe for a colourful celebration of worldwide music and culture – yes Global Rhythm...
Jul
06
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
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
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
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