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Review: The Little Mermaid, Norwich Theatre Royal

Review: The Little Mermaid, Northern Ballet, Theatre Royal Norwich

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The Richard Green Period Homes event at the Apex

Founder and managing director David Sayer with exhibitors on the And So To Bed stand

Richard Green Period Homes event at Bury St Edmunds Apex is hailed a success

The first Period Homes Event run by Richard Green Estate Agents proved a roaring success with hundreds visiting annd almost 50 companies and organisations exhibiting.

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Chair of Suffolk Libraries Board Tony Brown signing the contract extension with Abdul Razal, Suffolk County Councils Director of Public Health and Protection.From left: Sylvia Knights, Vice Chair of Suffolk Libraries; Colin Rockall, Suffolk Libraries Board member; Tony Brown, Chair of Suffolk Libraries; Abdul Razaq, Suffolk County Councils Director of Public Health and Protection and Suffolk County Councillor Tony Goldson, Cabinet Member for Health.

Suffolk Libraries extends contract to provide county’s library service for another five years

Suffolk Libraries has extended its contract with Suffolk County Council to run the county’s library service for another five years.

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From the left, Finds Liaison Officer for Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service, Alex Bliss,  Diane Hind, Treasurer of The Friends of Moyses Hall Museum,  Cliff Hind, Chairman of The Friends of Moyses Hall Museum, St Edmundsbury Borough Council Portfolio Holder for Leisure, Culture and Heritage, Cllr Joanna Rayner, St Edmundsbury Borough Council Heritage Officer, Alex McWhirter.

Rolling Stone’s finds join treasure at Bury’s Moyse’s Hall Museum

Treasures gathered by a Rolling Stone are part of a new exhibition now on at Moyse’s Hall Museum.

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The Royal Norfolk Show Norwich Thursday June 30th 2016
Clive Delamore from Terrington St Clement with his British Whites, also in pic Angela Hamilton

Thousands set to flock to Royal Norfolk Show

It’s show time in Norfolk next week as the biggest event on the county calendar goes live on Wednesday and Thursday with two full days of action and entertainment.

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Lavenham exhibit for art society

Suffolk Art Society is exhibiting in St Peter and St Paul’s Church in Lavenham from Saturday until June 11.

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Converted windmill chosen for award

A windmill has won the RICS East of England Tourism and Leisure award.

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JOINT VENTURE: Yasmin Lambert and Kate Denton at the new shop and gallery in Lavenham.

Jewellers and gallery team up to launch new Lavenham venture

A Sudbury jewellers has teamed up with a renowned sculptor to create a new venture in the heart of Lavenham’s High Street.

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David Long has won a Blue Peter book award for his non-fiction book 'Survivors'.

Author ‘delighted’ to be named Blue Peter winner

An author from Brent Eleigh has spoken of his delight at winning a coveted children’s book award.

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Jackie Carreira, from Quirkhouse Theatre, Susan Wilde and Cam Brown are among those hoping to hold a Literary Festival in Bury St Edmunds

First chapter in literary festival plans for Bury

The opening chapter has been written in a plan to give Bury St Edmunds its first literary festival this autumn.

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Launch of Lavenham Easter art trail. 
Pictured from left; David Hilditch, Jonathan Boast, the Rev Stephen Earl, Carroll Reeve, David Deacon. Front l to r: Cllr Jenny Antill, Lynda Sebbage.

Easter art trail up and running

Lavenham’s very first Easter Art Trail was launched on Friday at The Angel hotel and restaurant, attended by Suffolk county councillor Jenny Antill and Carroll Reeve, chairman of Lavenham Parish Council.

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Sudbury Festival of Performing Arts - Festival Concert

Pictured: Kacey Spearman, Classical Ballet Solo

Sudbury Festival of Performing Arts

The Sudbury Festival of Performing Arts programme is now available.

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Marimba Chocolate shop has opened a new hot chocolate museum (first in the counry|) 

Pictured: David Wright (owner) ANL-171001-121755009

Country’s first hot chocolate museum opens in Sudbury

Sudbury’s newest museum to entice residents and tourists alike brings something a bit different to the town as it charts the history of hot chocolate.

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VIDEO: Crowds flock to Hunstanton Christmas Day swim

It may have been an exceptionally mild Christmas Day, but the sea was as chilly as ever for Hunstanton’s festive swim this morning.

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RG Pum Gayer-Anderson (centre) ANL-150519-145501001

Book on extraordinary Lavenham character who started turn to tourism

A biography depicting the “extraordinary life” of one of Lavenham’s most famous sons has detailed the role he played almost 90 years ago in promoting tourism in the picture postcard village.

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Everyone’s a winner as Gainsborough’s House museum and gallery says thank you for Lottery grant

Missed out on the Lottery jackpot again this week? Don’t bin your ticket just yet, because it’s your passport into the world of one of Britain’s most famous artists.

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"Oh Margaret, youre such a Polecat and as for you Susan, you Ninnycock, Ill see you later"

REVEALED: Academic uncovers the best long-lost British swear words

A language historian has revealed the best long-lost swear words from Britain - including nippy, tarse and wittol.

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Author and illustrator Gary Northfield at Lavenham Children's Literary festival ANL-161031-160817001

First children’s literary festival hailed a success

Organisers behind Lavenham’s first ever children’s literary festival have spoken of their delight after around 500 people attended the two-day event.

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More entries wanted for #SuffolkBeauty campaign

More entries wanted for #SuffolkBeauty campaign

The #SuffolkBeauty campaign and competition, launched by the Suffolk Preservation Society (SPS) in August has had a good first round of entries – but more would be welcome say the organisers.

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£4.73 million grant for Gainsborough’s House

Gainsborough’s House in Sudbury, birthplace and home of the renowned artist Thomas Gainsborough, has received Heritage Lottery Fund support of £4.73 million.

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