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So non-East Anglians chortle about our non-mountainous landscape? Let them, says Simon Barnes - we have the best skies to make up for it.

Where they survive in our scenery, workhouses have changed to serve modern needs but not lost their reputation for being harsh and feared. Don Black suggests that there’s a more positive view of them.

Robert Wright throughly enjoys Dick Whittington, this year’s panto offering at Bury St Edmunds Theatre Royal

There’s a new foodie book out in time for Christmas – but you have to find your way to a remote Suffolk church to get it. Don Black tells why.

Amid controversy over the role of Oxbridge in education, Don Black recalls how a Suffolk widow founded a Cambridge college and why the county still makes a big contribution to the university.

November 20 is St Edmund’s Day, the feast day of the ‘last king of East Anglia’ and – some would say – England’s proper patron saint. But where do his bones lie? Trevor Heaton explores the twists and turns of a centuries-old mystery.

Historian Hugh Sebag-Montefiore, whose Battle of the Somme book has just been published as a paperback, highlights a vivid record of the Somme written by a young private in the Suffolk Regiment.

Martin Newell: Maybe things aren’t so bad in our green and pleasant land. And then I thought of Colchester and its concrete mania...

The BBC is currently screening a major three-part drama exploring one of the most famous episodes in British history: the Gunpowder Plot. Trevor Heaton explores the local connections with the events of November 1605.

To celebrate a new book highlighting some of our best places to go wild in the country, we look at some of East Anglia’s locations to go off-grid.

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