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What I hate about reviewing theatre in the forest is, more often than not, I can’t tell you about the bits that make it so special. I’ll leave it at wrestling, singing goats, lion boxing and moustaches.

The Saints Oktoberfest being run by Ipswich brewers Beer&Co this September will help raise cash for the Papworth Trust.

Organisers of an annual Suffolk theatre festival have revealed plans to take this year’s shows on the road for a new venture.

England’s top sheepdogs descended on Haughley Park, near Stowmarket, yesterday for the first of three days of major competition. The English National Sheepdog Trials brought together the cream of the country’s working dogs in Suffolk for the first time. Sarah Chambers reports.

Shoppers in Ipswich had a shock when they came face to face with the longest species of snake in the world.

Ed Sheeran will compete against friend Stormzy for this year’s Mercury Prize.

Suffolk’s top music festival, Latitude, is in the top five best music festivals nationwide for value for money, according to a new survey.

Hundreds turned out for the Ipswich Jazz Festival’s three day event, which hosted both national names and local artists.

Movies that tell a good story and have engaging characters provide that all-important re-watch value necessary for a great film. Arts editor Andrew Clarke presents a series of idiosyncratic suggestions for movies which may entertain if you are in the mood for something different.

During the last 20 years cinema and TV trailers have become spoilers. Arts editor Andrew Clarke believes that the time has come to reclaim our right to be surprised and delighted by new films and our favourite TV shows

At times it’s easy for the Snape Proms to be overshadowed by its grander, older sibling The Aldeburgh Festival, but, whereas the Festival reaches out to an international audience, the Snape Proms is more about providing the people of Suffolk with a diverse programme of music created by some of the world’s leading musicians.

To celebrate the release of Dunkirk in cinemas, Warner Bros Pictures, the East Anglian Daily Times and the Ipswich Star offer you the chance to win one of two prize packs which include a key belt, T-shirt and silver pocket watch.

The popular ITFC family day out will return on Thursday, July 27, at Portman Road.

Explore a half size Sutton Hoo ship, watch Roman battle drills and meet D-Day re-enactors at Museum of East Anglian Life’s Living History Fair this August.

Two students aiming for a career in TV and film have hailed the exposure Screen Suffolk has given them to top productions after securing the ultimate work experience placement on the set of Detectorists.

Food fans are being urged to vote for a Suffolk-made cheese in the 2017 Great British Cheese Awards.

The summer holidays have started so you will be trying to think of things to do with the kids. Unfortunately in the UK the weather is not always on our side, so we have created a list of the best indoor and outdoor places to go for a swim.

A music festival has been set up to celebrate the life of a “larger than life character” who died suddenly earlier this year.

Check out our list of dog friendly beaches so your four legged friend doesn’t have to miss out on the family outing.

Actor Toby Jones and Elbow front man Guy Garvey have been singing the praises of Suffolk, where they have both been based during the filming of the Detectorists television show.

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