I love Fame! You will too, especially if you grew up in the '80s. Fame The Musical, is based on the popular series originally produced between 1982 and 1987.  The show tells the stories of students from New York’s School of the Performing Arts; pouring their hearts and...
Oct
30
Yesterday we went to “move it move it” at the nearly sell out opening night of Madagascar the Musical, at the Regent theatre, featuring 2016 X Factor winner Matt Terry. The fact that the theatre had almost sold out was unsurprising, as it is rare to have the opportunity to...
Oct
17
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
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
Whether you are religious or not, Messy Church is an attractive offer to families with young children that are opened to the idea of participating in Christian themed activities. I first found out about it, a few years ago when my son was three.  As a mum of a very active...
Mar
09
Multi Sports Holiday clubs are a great way for children to let out some steam after weeks of hard work at school, make new friends and discover new interests.  You can find holiday clubs being run by sports centres, schools, and specialised companies in Suffolk on our...
Feb
28
Reviewed by Lizi Long “Dear Zoo Live on Stage” is a wonderful adventure based on the popular, well-loved lift-the-flap book Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell. The show has children on the edge of their seats for the best part of an hour as Sally and Ben eagerly await what Zoo...
Feb
19
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
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