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
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
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
Pantomimes are a great way to celebrate the festive season and great fun for all ages. With panto season well and truly upon us, we have scoured theatre listings to put together a rundown of the best festive Christmas shows in East Suffolk 2017,  That way you can get your...
Nov
11
Looking for pantomimes and Family Shows in West Suffolk?  Take the family to Bury St Edmunds to watch “The Nutcracker”  a traditional Christmas ballet suitable for the whole family, performed by Ballet UK at Theatre Royal this November.  Alternatively, take your...
Nov
09
 Music, comedy, songs and audience participation, pantomimes have all of the ingredients for a fun family day out and a fantastic Christmas tradition that never fails to entertain regardless of the weather! The origin of the panto dates back to the middle ages,  it...
Nov
06
Written by Clare Jessup A friend and I headed to the Spa theatre for CBM Theatre Company’s production of Bugsy Malone and were pleased to see the theatre was nearly full with families and couples, several of whom had taken the time to dress up in Bugsy Malone inspired...
Oct
30