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
After three weeks of rehearsals, it is finally time for us to raise the curtain on this year’s pantomime, Dick Whittington. This fabulous family adventure sees our hero travel all the way from Boring St Yawning in Suffolk, via rat-infested London Town to Love Island aboard the...
Dec
06
Written by Lizi Long There’s nothing quite like a bit of thigh slapping, booing, hissing and the obligatory ‘he’s behind you’ to get you in the mood for some festive family fun in the lead up to Christmas. The Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds are staging the well-loved, family...
Dec
06
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
Old houses and Mansions in Suffolk are not only full of interesting facts and history, but they also make the perfect setting to recreate a fantastic vintage Christmas experience.  Keeping this in mind, we have put together our favourite Christmas events taking place in...
Nov
15
Looking for pantomimes and Family Shows in West Suffolk?  Take the family to Bury St Edmunds to watch “The Nutcracker”  a traditional Christmas ballet suitable for the whole family, performed by Ballet UK at Theatre Royal this November.  Alternatively, take your...
Nov
09
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
So many things to do around Suffolk this Christmas, just thought we'd share a few. We'll add more as the big day gets closer, so do check back for updates. We'll be adding lots of family Christmas events to our calendar too, so if you're looking for something to do on a...
Oct
31
  January – August 2018 Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds is thrilled to present an exciting line-up of shows this coming spring. Audiences of all ages will find something to enjoy and we look forward to having you join us. Opening the new season in January is...
Oct
20
Crafty’s Creepy Castle is “the spookiest Trick or Treat show ever” aimed at 2-7-year-olds with its mix of hilarious adventures and classic sing-along songs. Join Crafty the Crow and his friends as they try to find out what haunted happenings are making things go bump in the...
Oct
20
A children’s story-telling afternoon on stage. Enter the beautiful icy land of The Snowlies, and join them on their adventures as the Snowlie Queen (story teller and renowned mural artist Ashe Ericksson) reads to you from her two beautiful books, as you sit with her on the...
Oct
13
Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds is delighted to be casting its youth production of Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson. We are looking for budding actors, singers and dancers to audition for this production aged between 9-22 and particularly interested in those with a flair...
Oct
06