By Esmee Hall Tall Stories are renowned for their brilliant Julia Donaldson adaptations ‘The Gruffalo’ ‘The Gruffalo’s Child’ and ‘Room on a Broom’ have all been huge successes, popular with both children and adults alike. So I was really pleased to be invited to watch the...
Sep
26
By Esmee Hall Autumn is only just beginning but the  stars of this year's sparkling Marina theatre’s pantomime, Peter Pan , are already getting prepared to entertain Lowestoft audiences this Christmas. I was lucky enough to be invited to meet and interview the cast at...
Sep
15
Growing up just a stone’s throw from Pleasurewood Hills, Ryan Holt spent his childhood hearing thrillseekers enjoy the magic of the theme park. Now years later the 24-year-old is adding his own magic to the popular attraction in Corton, Lowestoft, as he brings the first...
Jul
06
By Esmee Stimson My children and I have always enjoyed reading the book ‘Guess How Much I Love You’ together and we were delighted to find it was coming to the Marina Theatre in Lowestoft this Easter. ‘Guess How Much I Love You’  is the classic tale about two Hares...
Mar
27
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
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
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
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
There's no denying there's something magical about Christmas lights. Being there for the switch-on in the town center marks the start of Christmas for many of us, and offers a perfect opportunity to soak up the festive atmosphere and get into the Christmas spirit. From tiny...
Nov
07
Written by James Powell  Lowestoft Library is playing a big role in the new Flipside Lowestoft festival later this month. The library is hosting a wide range of events during half-term between Tuesday 24 October and Thursday 26 October. Flipside Lowestoft is...
Oct
05