On Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 December the Thurston Christmas Tree Festival will return with over 35 trees displayed in St Peter’s Church and Thurston Library. This year the festival as a theme of ‘A Victorian Christmas’ for everyone to enjoy. Trees from local businesses,...
Dec
07
Get ready for some serious laughter and quality entertainment at this year’s New Wolsey panto production of “Cinderella”. The New Wolsey is one of my favourite local theatres, as it has the community at it's heart. From their local productions to their “access to all”...
Dec
05
Visitors to Ipswich’s Christchurch Park have been asked not to feed bread to the ducks. Giving bread to ducks is like giving them junk food, it also pollutes the water, encourages harmful algae and attracts rats, according to Ipswich Borough Council. Large quantities of...
Nov
27
Where will you celebrate bonfire night this year?Whether you celebrate Bonfire Night for the incredible light displays, the mulled wine and marshmallows or for the historical Guy Fawkes factor, watching a spectacular fireworks display is an absolute must this...
Nov
03
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
By Miriam Spall Today we attended the Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs press day at the Regent Theatre  in Ipswich, and what fun we had! The level of talent this year is incredible, be ready for a real treat! The star cast includes Atomic Kitten's Natasha Hamilton as the...
Oct
11
If you can sing, dance, tell jokes or do anything that people find entertaining you should get along to Ipswich’s Regent Theatre this Saturday for the open auditions of Britain’s Got Talent. The nation’s favourite talent show is coming to Suffolk’s premier theatre between...
Oct
05
Several of the county’s libraries will be holding ‘Fun Palace’ events this weekend (Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 October). This is the second year Suffolk Libraries is getting involved in Fun Palace weekend. Fun Palaces are the brainchild of author Stella Duffy who strongly...
Oct
03
Thousands of children across Suffolk have been collecting their certificates and medals from libraries after completing this year’s Summer Reading Challenge. Over 7,400 children took part in the county’s libraries, this summer, reading nearly 78,000 books. The Summer...
Sep
27
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
Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds’ annual pantomime is always a firm family favourite and so it is a pleasure to now be able to finally reveal the full cast for the upcoming production of Sleeping Beauty, which opens Fri 30 Nov 2018 and runs until Sat 13 Jan 2019. Firstly it is a...
Sep
15