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Sunday, August 28, 2016
The vintage tractor run arrives at the Vintage and Modern Tractor Fair held at Suffolk Food Hall.

Landy lovers and tractor nuts descended on one of Suffolk’s 
top farm shop venues for a celebration of agricultural vehicles this weekend.

Dog-friiendly days out

Looking for a family day out for you and your four-legged friends? See our list of ten top dog-friendly days out in Suffolk.

What can you do with the kids in the last few days of the summer holidays?

There is just over one week left of the summer holidays but there is plenty still to do before the schools open their doors for a new term.

Pigs Gone Wild tour led by Town 102's Wayne Bavin

Eager pig spotters were treated to a walk with a difference in Ipswich as a special guest joined the Pigs Gone Wild fun.

Familes enjoyed a medieval archery workshop in Christchurch Park on Thursday 18th August.
Owen Free and Mark Bloom.

Ipswich youngsters enjoyed a packed day of authentic medieval archery in Christchurch Park yesterday.

FolkEast patrons The Young 'Uns

FolkEast returns for a fifth year. Entertainment writer Wayne Savage looks at what’s in store for visitors while festival co-founder Becky Marshall-Potter gives her top picks.

Dance East backing the Saints Beer Festival

Independent businesses in Ipswich are backing the new Saints Beer festival that launches tomorrow, which is helping boost trade for small firms.

Behind the scenes of Red Rose Chain's The Tempest. Photos: Wayne Savage

Ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes of Red Rose Chain’s Theatre in the Forest? Entertainment writer Wayne Savage decided to find out.

River Waveney Sculpture Trail. Photo: Andrew Atterwill

The River Waveney Sculpture Trail is open. We take a wander down the riverbank to see what’s in store.

English Civil War re-enactors Sealed Knot head to the Museum of East Anglian Life's living history event. Photo: John Beardsworth

Families are invited to relive 2,000 years in just two days at Stowmarket’s Museum of East Anglian Life this weekend.

The annual Aldeburgh Carnival.

This weekend sees a popular carnival return to a Suffolk coastal resort.

Usher's Island, heading to FolkEast later this month

Looking for some ideas to fill up your weekend or free time next week? Take a look at our quick guide about what is going on in Suffolk and Essex.

English Civil War re-enactors Sealed Knot head to the Museum of East Anglian Life's living history event. Photo: John Beardsworth

History will be brought to life at Stowmarket’s Museum of East Anglian Life 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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