Gallery: Jousting knights and a wild adventure at a nursery school the photos behind the headlines

The Mid and West Suffolk show at Stonham Barns in full flow. The 'Knights of the Damned' entertain t

The Mid and West Suffolk show at Stonham Barns in full flow. The 'Knights of the Damned' entertain the crowd. - Credit: Archant

IN OUR weekly feature, we look back at the photos that made the headlines over the past seven days.

Thousands of people enjoyed the sights, sounds and smells of a country show with displays of medieval jousting, working horses and classic cars at The Mid and West Suffolk Show near Stowmarket.

The Hindu festival of Holi, which marks the arrival of spring brought a splash of colour to Holywells Park in Ipswich.

The Stowmarket Railway Club’s annual exhibition saw around 800 people attend to find out more about the world of model trains and featured 14 different layouts in various scales.

Children at Rendlesham Day Nursery had a wild time as they prowled, pounced and roared their way through the celebrations of its eighth anniversary.


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Armed with their scissors, curlers, combs and hairspray, Suffolk New College students in Ipswich took to the atrium floor for the annual hairdressing competition giving the opportunity for students to show off the skills they had learnt throughout the year. They put on a show for judges, local employers, family and friends.

The Milsoms Breakthrough Cyclathon started out from the Milsoms restaurant in Stratford Road, Dedham and took riders on a 30-mile tour around the Essex countryside.

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With one year under their belts, members of the Wattisham Military Wives’ Choir have been looking to recruit new women and strengthen their vocals.

Fifty students from Woodbridge School were in fine voice to sing their part of a charity single that features the likes of Dionne Warwick and X Factor winner Joe McElderry when they spent a day in London to record their section of the track.

Mor than 4,000 people went to look up at the skies at Rougham Airfield, near Bury St Edmunds, where models of planes from different eras in aviation history were flown as part of a major exhibition.

Nick Corke, president of the Rotary Club of Framlingham, returned from India after handing over a donation of more than £2,000 for an innovative micro-finance scheme.

Children from Snape Community Primary enjoyed some fun in the sun as they welcomed visitors for a two-day celebration of their school’s heritage.

Which was your favourite photo this week?

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