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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Bosses for Ipswich Museum and Christchurch Mansion have been buoyed by latest visitor numbers which revealed footfall for one six-month period in 2017 was up by around 5,000 visits.

Unsure on what to do this weekend? Check out our guide for inspiration, here is what’s happening January 13 and 14.

Madchester pioneers Happy Mondays will headline this year’s Jimmy’s Festival, we can exclusively reveal.

If your New Years resolution is to get fit or try something new you might want to check out these venues.

As a journalist, I was rather pleased to see the long line of wannabe reporters outside the Metro-sponsored newsroom at London’s Kidzania.

Start 2018 right by planning an action packed weekend – here is what is happening near you January 6 and 7.

Take your loved ones to one of these New Year’s Eve events near you.

Your weekend inspiration is here – these events are all taking place near you on December 23 and 24.

Snape Maltings Farmers’ Market will become a mini food festival this Saturday with more than 40 producers of food and drink to see.

Your weekend inspiration is here – these events are all taking place on December 16 and 17.

ACT is organising several afternoon quizzes at the Saints Winter Beer and Wine Festival this month.

Simple Minds, The Pretenders and KT Tunstall are set to perform at a Colchester venue.

Peter Kay’s first live stand-up tour in eight years has been cancelled because of “unforeseen family circumstances”.

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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.

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

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.

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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