Imaginative and creative The Borrowers cleverly mixes backdrop image technology, sound and contemporary dance to create a world of fantasy and imagination. The show is currently playing at Jerwood Dance East until Dec17th. Based on the 1952 book by Mary Norton the show...
Dec
13
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
Be part of the magic this Christmas,  join Red Rose Chain's, The Shoemaker and The Elves at the Avenue Theatre from the 7th - 31 st Dec 2017 and be prepared to be transported to a world of timeless innocence and fairy tales. Comments such as “ I've never seen anything...
Dec
11
How will your young children celebrate their birthday party this year? You might already be aware that your local Leisure centre, offers a variety of party themes to choose from, but it always help to find all the information you need in one place. With this in mind, we have...
Dec
11
Let's face it, Christmas shopping can be a chore. Gazillions of presents to choose and wrap, never knowing what to get for Auntie Mabel and Uncle Phil... sometimes it can (almost) take the fun out of Christmas. Well luckliy, as curators of all things family-orientated across...
Dec
05
It's time to meet Father Christmas at Suffolk Libraries! I do love to visit my local library throughout the holidays. Their friendly staff and “Friends of The Libraries” (non-profit, charitable groups formed to support libraries in their community) organize events...
Nov
28
Teaching our children to swim is one of those skills that can save their life.  A third of children in England cannot swim by the time they leave primary school, according to research from the Amateur Swimming Association (ASA). The reasons include; parents that did not...
Nov
28
Swimming birthday parties can be a great alternative to traditional celebrations, especially if you have young ones that can’t get enough of splashing and sploshing everytime you go swimming! Ready to start planning?! If you are a very enthusiastic parent you can take on the...
Nov
24
Written by Clare Jessup I was so looking forward to an evening of Whitney Houston songs but wasn’t sure whether they would live up to my expectation. I used to sing on cruise ships and we always stayed clear of singing Whitney songs for fear of falling short of her...
Nov
20
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
So much has been written about how to make a party enjoyable for children and thinking of every little detail to make it as memorable as possible, but... what about us parents? Is there a magic formula to create a stress-free party? The fact is, many of us might feel inspired...
Nov
13