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It’s not too late to book tickets and take in a great show this March. Suffolk’s theatres offer a wide range of performances to choose from with something for everyone including music, comedy, plays and wrestling.

Looking for days out, with or without children, this weekend? Here we bring you our weekly round up of days out ideas.

From political comedy, gothic horror and open gardens to classic thrillers, music and fairs there’s lots on in Suffolk and Essex over the weekend.

School children in Suffolk return to class on Monday but before they do there is still time to enjoy a theatre show, cinema treat or museum trip in this weekend.

From music, theatre and comedy to kung fu, dancing and geology there’s lots on in Suffolk and Essex over the weekend.

Ipswich Museum was transformed into a marvellous menagerie of creatures on today, as the animal invasion event returned for half term.

The natural world is the friend of the thrifty, writes Sheena Grant as she continues her endeavour to life a less costly existence.

Sometimes what you want from a day off is to just lounge around, chill out or at the very most do something calm and relaxing – but other days you’ll want completely the opposite.

With half-term fast approaching it’s time to start planning how to keep your children occupied during the week-long break.

Ipswich has been ranked as one of the most popular half-term holiday hotspots in the UK ahead of the February school break.

Looking for inspiration this weekend? Why not try storytime at the New Wolsey Theatre, Junior Parkrun in Bury St Edmunds or a boat trip to Havergate Island?

The historic Martlesham Heath airfield which played a key part in both world wars and was the scene of pioneering flight safety, has celebrated its 100th anniversary.

Shoppers stepped away from the bustling high street in Bury St Edmunds this weekend to get a glimpse into the history of a martial arts legend.

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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.

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

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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