Let thistles and thickets of Thetford thatch, should evil approach on these thorns it will catch. In this forest cradle safely you’ll keep, not dead but preserved in a hundred-year sleep. Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds are delighted to announce the next family pantomime is going...
Jan
18
Written by Clare Jessup As a family we were so excited about this years Dennis Lowe Theatre Company pantomime as it’s a much loved Christmas tradition for us. The theatre was as full as I have ever seen it and not everyone had children with them. Clearly panto is loved by...
Dec
28
By Esmee Hall   This year Woody Bear has come out of hibernation to host an all singing all dancing Christmas Spectacular at Pleasurewood Hills in Lowestoft. Coming from Lowestoft I spent a good part of my childhood at Pleasurewood Hills and remember with much...
Dec
21
By Esmee Hall Pantomime season is now in full swing across the country , this year the Marina Theatre in Lowestoft is home to Aladdin starring Mark Read, Ann Widdecombe and resident funny man Terry Gleed I was lucky enough to be invited to meet and interview the cast at...
Dec
17
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
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
After three weeks of rehearsals, it is finally time for us to raise the curtain on this year’s pantomime, Dick Whittington. This fabulous family adventure sees our hero travel all the way from Boring St Yawning in Suffolk, via rat-infested London Town to Love Island aboard the...
Dec
06
Written by Lizi Long There’s nothing quite like a bit of thigh slapping, booing, hissing and the obligatory ‘he’s behind you’ to get you in the mood for some festive family fun in the lead up to Christmas. The Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds are staging the well-loved, family...
Dec
06
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
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