As parents, we are always on the lookout for suitable activities for our children, and as new parents, we often don’t know where those activities are taking place!. Events for under 5s, are just a little bit harder to find as they often require specialist support and safer...
Oct
17
Having a baby can be an isolating experience, babies, especially crawlers and new walkers are up and about from dusk to dawn, and as a new mum, I found it challenging finding activities to take my son to, a hyperactive toddler, who kept me awake most nights, and whose...
Oct
11
Shows around Suffolk in October This week's theatre round-up is all about Ipswich. There's a great variety of family shows going at the various venues in and around Ipswich over the next few weeks, from children's classics to modern originals. If you're based in Ipswich it...
Oct
10
SANTA’S RIDE AROUND TOWN WITH RUDOLF IN AID OF SAVE THE CHILDREN AND ROTARY CLUB SUPPORTED CHARITIES – DECEMBER 2017 DATES, 6PM TO 8.30pm LATEST  Friday 1st    Grange Farm Avenue and all roads off Monday 4th Fairfield and Glenfield Ave, Beatrice Ave,...
Oct
05
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
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
By Esmee Stimson It's nearly that time of year again and the stars of this year's glittering Marina theatre’s pantomime, Aladdin, are already getting ready to entertain Lowestoft audiences this Christmas 2017. I was lucky enough to be invited to meet and interview the cast at...
Sep
19
Today lots of families came to the Millennium Jubilee Hall, to take part in the first Suffolk Traditional Sports Day organised by Suffolk Babies,  a not-for-profit, community interest company providing free antenatal education and services for families with babies and...
Sep
17
Being the Mayor of Ipswich is not all about fun but it will be next month at a special comedy night to raise funds for Councillor Sarah Barber’s charities. The Charity Comedy Night is being held on Sunday 29th October at Pauls Social Club, Salmet Close, off Belstead Road...
Sep
12
The annual Pantomime is arguably the biggest event in any theatrical calendar, this year Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds are staging a production of Dick Whittington and we are thrilled to now be revealing the sterling cast. Taking on the title role Dick Whittington is Jessica...
Sep
07