Yesterday, we were invited to the press night of the “The Band” a new musical by Tim Firth and inspired by the music of Take That at the Ipswich Regent Theatre.  This is our review. If you are considering coming along, be prepared to get emotional, relive childhood...
Feb
13
Local writer Shamser Sinha is delighted that his children’s play ‘Three Sat Under the Banyan Tree’ is coming to Ipswich this weekend as part of a UK tour and has spoken of how the play was inspired by visits to Ipswich County Library with his son. The New Wolsey Theatre is...
Feb
08
Suffolk Libraries are hosting lots of events aimed at children and families this half-term. Some highlights include: Harry Potter Night events throughout February, the Sutton Hoo visits at Shotley (Suffolk Libraries Local) and Southwold Library, as well as a Marsh on the Move...
Feb
07
  Throughout February, Southwold Library are hosting activities aimed at families and children in collaboration with partners such as Creative Arts East, Suffolk Wildlife Trust and Sutton Hoo. Some events, such as Harry Potter Night and the Sutton Hoo Roadshow, will...
Jan
28
What: Winter Games Fun Day Where: Ipswich Cornhill, Cornhill, Ipswich IP1 1DH When: Jan 5, 10:00 - 17:00 Cost: FREE Head down to the newly refurbished Cornhill and try out some Winter Games right here in Ipswich town centre! Enjoy a...
Jan
04
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
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