Solo routines from an award winner dancer, 3D effects, and a cheeky cow are our highlights of this years Regent Theatre pantomime, Jack and the Beanstalk. Fee Fi Fo Fum… It’s panto fun for everyone! The Regent Theatre panto got off to a great start with a packed audience of...
Dec
17
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
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
Red Riding Hood – Rock’n’Roll Panto The New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, Suffolk IP1 2AS   SHOWING FROM THU 23 NOV — SAT 27 JAN    Based on the classic tale of Red Riding Hood, the story is given a pantomime twist...
Nov
29
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
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
The Mayor of Ipswich, Sarah Barber, will be joining in all the fun at Suffolk Wildlife Trust’s “Wild Christmas Party” at Holywells Park. The celebrations take place on Saturday 2nd December between 11 am and 3 pm and include family-friendly nature activities, quizzes and...
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
Ipswich’s Christmas lights switch-on take place this Thursday – and this year it will be twice the fun. For the first time for six years, a real tree takes pride of place on the Cornhill but fans of the ‘bauble tree’ can see it in all its splendour on the Waterfront outside...
Nov
13