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The New Wolsey Studio theatre sitting unassumingly in St George's Street in Ipswich, nestled quietly behind Ipswich Museum, will have a new identity from next year.

The Anna Airy exhibition, staged by the Ipswich Art Society, and held at the University of Suffolk, is one of the highlights of the cultural calendar. It's a waterfront showcase for bright young talent

Christmas and trains, The Santa Special, have long held a special relationship, particularly since Robert Zemeckis' animated film The Polar Express captured the imaginations of young and old alike. There is something magical about families clambering aboard a steam train and heading off for an adventure together.

National Trust Ickworth will be launching a brand-new sound and light-based experience this winter within the historic grounds of the Italianate Garden and Victorian Stumpery.

Latitude is a major part of the UK's festival season and an important corner-piece of Suffolk's cultural jigsaw. After a successful event this summer headlined by George Ezra, Stereophonics and Lana Del Rey, as well as wonderful assortment of leading comedy, theatre, dance and arts names, Latitude organisers are all ready planning next year's festival which will be held on July 16-21 2020.

Documentary filmmaker, author, TV presenter and current Strictly Come Dancing champion Stacey Dooley is embarking on a 10-date tour across the UK next year with a stop pencilled in for an intimate chat with the people of Bury St Edmunds.

Pop sensations JLS broke a lot of hearts when they disbanded and went their different ways in 2013. Now news has been dropped onto internet fan sites that the band are in the process of reforming and that a reunion tour will be hitting the road in 2020.

Hugh Cornwell is probably best known as the former singer with The Stranglers - despite the fact he left the band 29 years ago.

From Josh Widdicombe to Jimmy Carr and James Acaster - if you want a laugh these are the gigs you need to book.

BRIT Award nominee Matt Cardle is returning to The Apex in Bury St Edmunds on Decmber 3.

Flipside festival is more than a literary event, it's a place to explore ideas, enjoy experiences and swap stories. This weekend it's settling into its new home

Ice skating during the run-up to the Christmas holidays used to be the sole preserve of the Scots and Canadians but it seems that skating has become a 'thing' in the maritime climes of Suffolk.

The creation of bronze sculpture, Man of Stones, has been captured in a new immersive film-experience by photographer Bill Jackson. The work is being screened at this weekend's Flipside festival

The duo are set to appear in the Ipswich Regent's 2019 pantomime Cinderella.

Eastern Angles is reviving its critically acclaimed play telling the story of Maria Marten and her murder in the Red Barn with a UK tour next year

The eighth Autumn Beccles Beer Festival opens its doors this weekend for a celebration of all things local. Here's what beer connoisseurs can expect

Fancy exploring a magical illuminated landscape in the run-up to Christmas? Then Helmingham Hall has just the event for you. This year it is bigger and better than ever and families are being invited to explore an illuminated garden trail which has been adorned with thousands of lights transforming the gardens into an enchanted winter wonderland.

Inspired by the release of Disney's new movie Frozen 2, The Ickworth, in Horringer, outside Bury St Edmunds, part of Luxury Family Hotels, is launching a special 'Winter Wonderland' family afternoon tea.

Watch anything from Annie to Les Miserable from the comfort of a cinema near you.

Review: The Season, by Jim Barne and Kit Buchan, New Wolsey Theatre, until November 16

Our lives, our likes and dislikes, have never been so available for scrutiny as they are today. Now choreographer Alexander Whitley premieres a work at DanceEast which asks whether this information is restricting our decision-making rather than enhancing it

Craftmakers often provide some of the most imaginative and unique Christmas presents you can receive. Blackthorpe Barn once again unveils some of the best showcases for elegant, handmade functional art

Annie is a musical theatre classic but is this story of a plucky orphan girl from the 1930s reaching the end of its natural life?

Gibbons & Gaulier theatre company uncover the comedy in relationships as they lift the lid on The Affair, their latest tour of north Suffolk

Review: Seraglio and Silver Lake, English Touring Opera, Snape Maltings, October 25-26

Review: Britten and Russia, Snape Maltings, October 18 - 20

Gainsborough's House, the birthplace of iconic artist Thomas Gainsborough, has been awarded £100,000 by Arts Council England to transform its renowned print workshop.

Two top Ipswich theatre companies have earned close to £1 million, in the form of two large grants from the Arts Council, to fund ambitious development plans which will not only boost the redevelopment of Ipswich Waterfront, but will also continue to improve the arts provision for Suffolk audiences.

The Ipswich Regent looks to offer a warm welcome to both performers and audiences as it looks to adapt to future entertainment trends

The Regent Theatre has long been at the heart of East Anglia's entertainment scene. We take a look at its changing role and its various identities over the past 90 years

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