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Celebrate Halloween at events across Suffolk.

It’s nearly Halloween and there is a variety of events across Suffolk this half term to keep your little monsters entertained no matter what their age.

Lily Alexander, aged 4, with Dad Judge Dredd from Bury St Edmunds
- Mark Westley Photography

Stormtroopers marched the streets of Bury St Edmunds this weekend as Moyse’s Hall unveiled its acclaimed annual science fiction exhibition.

Annual Apple Day at Holywells Park, on Saturday.Isabelle Lipscombe and Isabella Smart.

Hundreds of youngsters braved the cold October temperatures to celebrate all things autumn at the Holywells Park Apple Day.

Marty MacDonald's Toy Machine. Photo: Mark Holliday

Looking for something to do this half-term and Halloween? We have some ideas.

Colourful fireworks on the black sky background

Fireworks night is guaranteed to go with a bang in Essex this year with countless displays all taking place on Saturday, November 5.

The Felixstowe Firework Spectacular

Remember, remember the 5th of November - and this year Guy Fawkes night falls on a Saturday, meaning almost every major fireworks display in Suffolk takes place on the night itself.

The official opening of the Ice Rink in the Arc shopping centre in Bury.

Plans to bring a real ice rink back to Bury St Edmunds for Christmas have been cancelled, with organisers unable to justify the cost.

Each year Kentwell hall recruit scarers for the Halloween event

If you go down to Long Melford this Halloween you could be in for a fright.

016 nb The annual 2-day Robin Hood Game & Country Show on Saturday at Trinity Park | Ipswich | Suffolk .Rosie Leonard with Lola.

Hundreds of families enjoyed the Robin Hood Game and Country Show at Trinity Park in Ipswich over the weekend.

Family fun at the Robin Hood Game and Country Show, Trinity Park, Ipswich, this weekend

The Robin Hood Game and Country Show returns to Ipswich’s Trinity Park tomorrow and Sunday, crammed with arena displays, have-a-go activities and family entertainment. Here are Event’s nine reasons you can’t miss it

Christopher Reeve in Superman.

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s Christopher Reeve’s Superman costume from the 1978 Superman - The Movie. It’s one of two famous outfits Moyse’s Hall Museum has for Bury St Edmunds’ eighth annual Sci-fi and Action exhibition.

Paul and Ruth Goudy, owners of Kiln Farm Nursery pose with the winning scarecrow

The first Kesgrave Scarecrow Festival was a straw-studded affair with Simon Cowell, Boris Johnson and even Her Majesty The Queen making an appearance.

Copdock Motorcycle Show - Alison Connors

Looking for an action-packed day out or an evening of entertainment? See our guide to family fun in Suffolk this weekend.

Don't miss

Curve Motion in Bury St Edmunds is a good day out for the kids.

Sadly, rainy days are not a rare thing when it comes to the Great British Summer, so when the heavens open we are well-stocked with things to do.

Making the most of the summer holidays on the seafront at Felixstowe

What are we doing today? A question every mum dreads during the school summer holidays.

30 great days out in Essex

Essex has it all this summer - the UK’s second-highest rated zoo according to TripAdvisor, a stunning castle and a trampoline park in the form of Jump Street.

Aldeburgh is the perfect spot for a day out on the Suffolk coast

The longest coastline in England and iconic seaside towns make Suffolk and Essex the perfect beach destinations.

Walking around the top of the Castle at Framlingham, looking above and across the rooftops.

Steeped in a wealth of history, and home to England’s Oldest Town, there is more to Suffolk than meets the eye. And neighbouring Essex is equally as rich in heritage.

The round pond in Christchurch park in Ipswich in May 2015.

Whether you want to relax, enjoy some music, try your hand at sport or take the children out for the day, there’s an East Anglian park to suit your every need. Take a look at our guide to find the perfect park for you.

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