Ipswich has an exciting events program for 2016 and hosts some national attractions which make it an important cultural centre in East Anglia. Here is just a taste of what is on offer.. Book festival 13 May Join Sir Ranulph Fiennes and other top literary figures in the...
Feb
26
Suffolk’s ‘Museum of the Year’ the Museum of East Anglian Life, reopens on Sunday 20th March with ‘Discovery Day ‘16’ offering discounted entry and Memberships to celebrate the start of the 2016 season. Families can discover what the Museum has to offer, with half price...
Feb
26
How many of you have actually celebrated Mother’s day, in a way where you look forward to it the following year? Having kids, especially little ones, can turn yourself, your house, your whole life upside down. So for many, Mother’s Day is a nice idea but rarely as special as it...
Feb
25
Suffolk has some fantastic museums for kids, most of them run by enthusiastic volunteers who will answer all of your questions and are extremely friendly with the kids.  They also organize events throughout the year for the whole family. Here are our favourites:...
Feb
25
Theatre for under 5s is specifically designed for little ones. It often involves singing, dancing, magic, balloon modelling and much more! We have put together the top upcoming shows for you. If you are looking for more family shows, check our Suffolk Kids calendar  ...
Feb
25
If you are looking for book ideas, or perhaps you would like to give your child a World Book Day present, do read on. To encourage bedtime reading for British families, Sainbury’s have carried out a study of 2,000 reading enthusiasts, to determine the ultimate list of the top 50...
Feb
23
One day, whilst watching one of the latest blockbusters at my local Cineworld, I heard someone shouting from one of the back seats “Take those subtitles off”! Up until that point, I hadn’t realised the movie was captioned, and what really got my attention was how it had...
Feb
23
World Book Day, which falls on 3rd March 2016, is a fantastic opportunity to get your little ones reading. Inspire your kids this year by going beyond just reading your kids’ favourite books - take the fun to the next level! 1.       Have fun...
Feb
23
OLIVIER AWARD-WINNING SHOW E. Nesbit’s Steams into Haverhill this Easter Monday, 28th March This Easter Monday (28th March, 3.00pm), Haverhill Arts Centre will screen The Railway Children (2016), a film of York Theatre Royal’s Olivier award-winning production...
Feb
17
 Spring may feel like it’s been a long time coming but the Long Shop Museum in Leiston will reopen in style by launching the 2016 season on Saturday 266h March with a fantastic steam and activity day from 10am-5pm.  Once the world’s first purpose built workshop for...
Feb
17
David Tonge, the ‘Yarnsmith of Norwich’ will be running family storytelling sessions at Southwold and Halesworth libraries during next week’s half term holiday. The sessions involve 40 minutes of fun and inter-active storytelling for children and their families. The theme is...
Feb
17
Venue: Museum of East Anglian Life The Museum of East Anglian Life, crowned Suffolk’s Museum of the Year in 2015, has teamed up with local historical event specialists ‘Black Knight Historical’ to deliver what promises to be the best all round historical event of the Summer...
Feb
17