It’s a snow day! Have we pictured you in our gallery from Tuesday, February 27?

Hugo and Oscar French have fun in the snow. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Hugo and Oscar French have fun in the snow. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

The Beast from the East has brought with it bitterly cold temperatures, but that hasn’t stopped people young and old from getting outside and enjoying some fun in the snow.

Martin and Rachel Haindl playing with their dog in Abbey Gardens. Picture: GREGG BROWN

Martin and Rachel Haindl playing with their dog in Abbey Gardens. Picture: GREGG BROWN

Temperatures dropped as low as -9C in parts of Suffolk, making it the coldest night of winter so far this season.

Martin and Rachel Haindl's pup enjoys some fun in the snow in Abbey Gardens. Picture: GREGG BROWN

Martin and Rachel Haindl's pup enjoys some fun in the snow in Abbey Gardens. Picture: GREGG BROWN

By tonight, between 10cm and 15cm of snow is expected to have fallen in coastal areas such as Harwich, Felixstowe and Clacton.

In Ipswich and east Suffolk, between 5cm and 10cm is predicted to fall - with more forecast overnight tonight.

Rebecca Bantick with her children Joey and Millie in the snow at Christchurch Park. Picture: SARAH L

Rebecca Bantick with her children Joey and Millie in the snow at Christchurch Park. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

The weather brought with it a number of school closures, and parks and open spaces across Suffolk and north Essex have been packed with frolickers today after the region woke to a thick blanket of snow.

Rebecca Bantick with her children Joey and Millie in the snow at Christchurch Park. Picture: SARAH L

Rebecca Bantick with her children Joey and Millie in the snow at Christchurch Park. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant


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Hundreds of people descended on Christchurch Park in Ipswich to try out their sledges, while in the west of the county the Abbey Gardens and Nowton Park in Bury St Edmunds proved popular.

Rebecca Bantick with her children Joey and Millie in the snow at Christchurch Park. Picture: SARAH L

Rebecca Bantick with her children Joey and Millie in the snow at Christchurch Park. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

Our photographers were out and about snapping pictures of the fun today. Did we capture you?

Rebecca Bantick with her children Joey and Millie in the snow at Christchurch Park. Picture: SARAH L

Rebecca Bantick with her children Joey and Millie in the snow at Christchurch Park. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

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To send your own pictures to us, email newsroom@archant.co.uk

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Rebecca Bantick with her children Joey and Millie in the snow at Christchurch Park. Picture: SARAH L

Rebecca Bantick with her children Joey and Millie in the snow at Christchurch Park. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

Rebecca Bantick with her children Joey and Millie in the snow at Christchurch Park. Picture: SARAH L

Rebecca Bantick with her children Joey and Millie in the snow at Christchurch Park. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

Rebecca Bantick with her children Joey and Millie in the snow at Christchurch Park. Picture: SARAH L

Rebecca Bantick with her children Joey and Millie in the snow at Christchurch Park. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

Elijah and Rachel Fowler playing in the snow at Nowton Park. Picture: GREGG BROWN

Elijah and Rachel Fowler playing in the snow at Nowton Park. Picture: GREGG BROWN

Rebecca Bantick with her children Joey and Millie in the snow at Christchurch Park. Picture: SARAH L

Rebecca Bantick with her children Joey and Millie in the snow at Christchurch Park. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

Rebecca Bantick with her children Joey and Millie in the snow at Christchurch Park. Picture: SARAH L

Rebecca Bantick with her children Joey and Millie in the snow at Christchurch Park. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

Rebecca Bantick with her children Joey and Millie in the snow at Christchurch Park. Picture: SARAH L

Rebecca Bantick with her children Joey and Millie in the snow at Christchurch Park. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

Rebecca Bantick with her children Joey and Millie in the snow at Christchurch Park. Picture: SARAH L

Rebecca Bantick with her children Joey and Millie in the snow at Christchurch Park. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

Rebecca Bantick with her children Joey and Millie in the snow at Christchurch Park. Picture: SARAH L

Rebecca Bantick with her children Joey and Millie in the snow at Christchurch Park. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

Rebecca Bantick with her children Joey and Millie in the snow at Christchurch Park. Picture: SARAH L

Rebecca Bantick with her children Joey and Millie in the snow at Christchurch Park. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

Rebecca Bantick with her children Joey and Millie in the snow at Christchurch Park. Picture: SARAH L

Rebecca Bantick with her children Joey and Millie in the snow at Christchurch Park. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

Hugo and Oscar French have fun in the snow. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Hugo and Oscar French have fun in the snow. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

Maria Gornall having fun in the snow. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNN

Maria Gornall having fun in the snow. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNN - Credit: Archant

Hugo and Oscar French have fun in the snow. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Hugo and Oscar French have fun in the snow. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

Hugo and Oscar French have fun in the snow. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Hugo and Oscar French have fun in the snow. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

Hugo and Oscar French have fun in the snow. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Hugo and Oscar French have fun in the snow. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

Hugo and Oscar French have fun in the snow. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Hugo and Oscar French have fun in the snow. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

Hugo and Oscar French have fun in the snow. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Hugo and Oscar French have fun in the snow. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

Elijah Fowler having fun in Nowton Park. Picture: GREGG BROWN

Elijah Fowler having fun in Nowton Park. Picture: GREGG BROWN

Maria Gornall having fun in the snow. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNN

Maria Gornall having fun in the snow. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNN - Credit: Archant

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