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
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
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
Written by Clare Jessup I was so looking forward to an evening of Whitney Houston songs but wasn’t sure whether they would live up to my expectation. I used to sing on cruise ships and we always stayed clear of singing Whitney songs for fear of falling short of her...
Nov
20
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
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
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
By Clare Jessup Talegate Theatre Productions brought Harry Panto to the Spa Pavilion in Felixstowe for a one-off matinee show. The production, as the name suggests, plays on J.K.  Rowlings books sailing very close to the copyright wind in a very funny way and one...
Oct
23
SANTA’S RIDE AROUND TOWN WITH RUDOLF IN AID OF SAVE THE CHILDREN AND ROTARY CLUB SUPPORTED CHARITIES – DECEMBER 2017 DATES, 6PM TO 8.30pm LATEST  Friday 1st    Grange Farm Avenue and all roads off Monday 4th Fairfield and Glenfield Ave, Beatrice Ave,...
Oct
05
Halloween trails are a perfect activity for children of all ages and a fantastic family day out; the fresh air, the stunning autumn colours and a puzzle or a quiz to complete, the kids will love to get involved and will keep them fully entertained. If this is something you...
Sep
29