What does East Suffolk have to offer as a City of Culture?
- Credit: Paul Geater
The joint bid by East Suffolk and Great Yarmouth councils for the City of Culture accolade in 2025 isn't just about the two largest towns: Lowestoft and Yarmouth.
But East Suffolk council leaders are keen to point out that the whole district is covered by the application - and the cultural heritage of the whole area is crucial.
The Anglo-Saxon burial mounds at Sutton Hoo which were central to the Netflix movie The Dig which was such a hit earlier this year.
Framlingham Castle - from where "Bloody Mary" rode to London to claim the throne after the death of her half-brother Edward VI and which was immortalised by Ed Sheeran as the Castle on the Hill.
Dunwich: Suffolk's only city. All but disappeared underneath the waves between the Middle Ages and the early 20th century.
Aldeburgh and Snape Maltings - where Lowestoft-born composer Benjamin Britten set up the world-famous music festival which brings the world's best musicians to the Suffolk coast every year.
Henham: Home of the Latitude Festival, which has established itself as one of the great music and cultural events in the country over the last 15 years.
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The Heritage coast - stretching from Pakefield to Felixstowe. One of the most important natural habitats in the country with the Minsmere Nature Reserve at its heart.