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
There’s an exciting line-up of well-loved authors and illustrators in the second Lavenham Children’s Book Festival on 20th and 21st October. The programme is aimed at children aged 3 up to 12, featuring tales about an angry dragon, Greek gods, a girl detective, East...
Sep
15
By Esmee Hall Autumn is only just beginning but the  stars of this year's sparkling Marina theatre’s pantomime, Peter Pan , are already getting prepared to entertain Lowestoft audiences this Christmas. I was lucky enough to be invited to meet and interview the cast at...
Sep
15
Two top celebrity chefs will be sharing their secrets at the Bury St Edmunds Food & Drink Festival over the bank holiday weekend between 10am and 5pm on Sunday 26th and Monday 27th August. The free, town centre family event will see celebrity chefs...
Aug
08
Suffolk Libraries is reminding families across the county that this year’s Summer Reading Challenge launches this weekend in all of the county’s libraries. The Summer Reading Challenge takes place every year during the summer holidays and helps to get three quarters of a...
Jul
23
iCard Did you know that if you live in Ipswich, and your children are 5-16 years old, they can apply for a FREE Summer Holiday iCard? Local parents and community leaders agree that if we can get our children and teens involved in sports, it can make a real difference to our...
Jul
18
Growing up just a stone’s throw from Pleasurewood Hills, Ryan Holt spent his childhood hearing thrillseekers enjoy the magic of the theme park. Now years later the 24-year-old is adding his own magic to the popular attraction in Corton, Lowestoft, as he brings the first...
Jul
06
The great Ipswich summer continues this weekend with two fabulous FREE events at Ipswich’s Christchurch Park: Global Rhythm and the Indian Mela. On Saturday (7th July) get ready to travel the globe for a colourful celebration of worldwide music and culture – yes Global Rhythm...
Jul
06
Following the success of last Summer’s big build at the University of Suffolk, we will be back with our Balloon Forest, this time situated inside the starlit Willow Suite at Greshams in Tuddenham Road Ipswich The Dream Team will be back with their Princesses to host a number...
Jun
25
By Esmee Stimson Most children and parents are familiar with the work of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. My children have always taken great delight in reading Julia Donaldson books, ‘Super Worm’, ‘Room on the Broom’, ‘Stickman’ and of course ‘The Gruffalo’ and ‘The...
Jun
19
Guest blog post by The Tourist Trail Whilst taking a short break or a holiday is something the whole family looks forward to, those of us who are responsible for planning the break know that an awful lot of behind the scenes work goes into researching, booking, and getting...
Jun
16
Not quite sure what to do with the kids today? what about a game of crazy golf ! This family oriented game is known by many names including;  mini golf, crazy golf and adventure golf.  It is a great activity that can be played all year round, but popular in the...
May
28