Brace yourself for a day of scary costumes, pumpkin carving, trick or treaters and heaps of fun! Take part in the spooky events taking place all around Suffolk this Halloween. Are you looking for events in Ipswich this half term? Your little detectives will love solving a...
Oct
02
Suffolk Libraries will be kicking off National Libraries week by turning several libraries into Fun Palaces this weekend (Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 October). Fun Palaces are the brainchild of author Stella Duffy who strongly believes that in lots of different ways “everyone is...
Oct
02
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
Not many parents would consider taking their toddlers to a museum for fear of them being; too young to appreciate ancient objects, too hyper to stay still or too noisy for a traditionally quiet place! This has changed over the years, with museums recognizing the need to...
Sep
25
It is almost that time of the year again, Guy Fawkes Night, when the whole country celebrates the failure of a group of conspirators to light up the parliament in the year 1605 in their attempt to kill King James I and his leaders.  In Ipswich,  the fun doesn’t stop at...
Sep
24
The Long Shop Museum will once again mark the end of the season with a spectacular celebration of steam on Sunday 22nd October. Final Fling is our annual steam and activity day with full size and miniature engines being demonstrated in all their working glory. It runs from 11am...
Sep
07
Take the family on a journey back in time at the East Anglia Transport Museum, where the whole family will be able to watch, ride and learn about vehicles of yesterday. The museum is a charity, completely run by friendly volunteers, who are passionate about transport. They...
Nov
01
Parks are fantastic for kids! It is after all, FREE entertainment, a secure area for them to run around, and for us an opportunity to walk the dog! Ipswich has some great green areas, but if you have an active kid that can't get enough of his/her bicycle, they will...
Sep
30
Do you have one of those kids that chooses to ride on a double decker bus, points excitedly at “lorries” or “motorbikes” on the motorway, or goes straight to the police cars and ambulance at your local fete? If you do, you have a transport fan on your hands!. Great for...
Sep
26
If you are looking for things to do with the kids, can we suggest taking them to a storytelling session at one of your local theatres. Kids just love it!, and you will too, as you watch your kids getting immersed in the storyline of some of the most popular children’s...
Sep
25
Fancy having a go at Wild Swimming? Try The little Ouse in Knettishall Heath. In the main car park at Knettishall Heath there is a pool that has developed downstream of the road bridge and weir. The pool has a natural gradation of depth resulting in a nice shallow beach area of...
Jul
27
Come to Lowestoft for award winning beaches and holiday fun with the family.  After being hit by a tidal surge on Dec 2013 the beach reopened to the public in Spring 2016 to the excitement of locals and tourists alike.   If you haven't made up your mind on what to...
Jul
19