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Saxophone quartet kick off 2017 lunchtime concert programme

A new year of Lunchtime Concerts begins at Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds when Saxology perform on Monday, January 23 at 1.10pm.

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Suburban Minds, BurySOUND 2016 winners ANL-161014-092326001

BurySOUND set for opening heat

It is always exciting when BurySOUND kicks off and this year is certainly no exception.

Music
The Watoto Choir on stage ANL-170901-131047001

Ugandan orphan choir returns to Bury St Edmunds

The renowned Watoto Choir from Uganda, which is made up entirely of orphans, is in concert at St Mary’s Church in Bury St Edmunds on Friday, January 27.

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Elbow

Elbow announce Forest Live dates for this summer

Elbow will appear as part of Forest Live in Thetford Forest this summer.

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Brigitte Beraha. ANL-161230-122901001

Enjoy Sunday Songbooks at its new Bury St Edmunds venue

Following the success of Emily Dankworth’s recent gig there, Songbook Sundays has now relocated to a new home in the beautiful ballroom of The Athenaeum, in Angel Hill, Bury St Edmunds.

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Lee Bye - Rhubarb Cranachan

From Yorkshire . . . with love

Our goose has well and truly been cooked, well the turkeys to be more precise. The chefs probably feel a little cooked too with the onslaught they soaked up over the last month. Who said it gets easier hey... another feather in their caps, another year ahead of us and another opportunity to push on.

Opinion

JAZZ MATTERS: Weekly jazz round-up for the east (January 13-20)

Chris Ingham previews the best jazz gigs around the region this week (January13-20)

Music
For Honor is Ubisofts first foray into the hack and slash genre

“Shooter with swords” a big but exciting gamble from Ubisoft

Next month sees something of an interesting gamble by Ubisoft with the launch of co-op online brawler For Honor.

Tech
Hit '90s TV show Crystal Maze, famously hosted by Richard O'Brien, is coming back

Start the fans please! Crystal Maze set to return to our screens

Big news in the TV world this morning as Channel 4 has announced that hit ‘90s show Crystal Maze is coming back to our screens.

TV and Film
Walkway with former drummer Joe Evans and Status Quo's Rick Parfitt

Redgrave band “devastated” by Status Quo legend’s death will pay tribute to “mega star” on next album

Redgrave-based rock band Walkway will pay tribute to Status Quo legend Rick Parfitt when they record their third album starting next month.

News
Little Mix

Little Mix announce 2017 concert date at Newmarket Racecourse

Chart-topping superstars Little Mix will return t Newmarket Racecourse this year following their sold-out 2016 show.

Music
The principles cast members in the Centre Stage Company's 2017 pantomime, Cinderella. 
Charlotte Kowalski (Cinderella), Chris Griffey (Prince),  Cian Harriss (Dandini),  Niick Selin (Buttons),  Jacqui Player (Fairy Godmother), Emma Letcher (Stepmother),  Steven Roach and Graeme Johnson (Stepsisters). Picture by Andy Mayes; Idyllic Imagery ANL-170901-112807001

Panto director returns to the beginning for new Haverhill show

A few modern touches have been added to what is otherwise a traditional telling of Cinderella, which is being performed by the Centre Stage Company at Haverhill Arts Centre from January 21 to 28.

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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.

News
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Cast announced for Bury St Edmunds Theatre Royal’s production of Northanger Abbey

Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds has announced the cast for its 2017 national tour of Northanger Abbey, which gets underway at the theatre with a run from February 2 to 11.

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Suffolk couples wanted for 2017 series of Don’t Tell the Bride

Suffolk couples wanted for 2017 series of Don’t Tell the Bride

Suffolk couples wanting to tie the knot this year are being invited to apply for a new series of Don’t Tell the Bride.

News
Fred's House on stage at the 2016 NMG Awards at West Road. Picture by Jon Watts. ANL-161223-140122001

New Music Generator Awards to move to the Cambridge Corn Exchange

Cambridge Live has announced that it is partnering with the New Music Generator (NMG) Awards, to bring the event to the Cambridge Corn Exchange.

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Sugar-free drinks as bad as real thing

Sugar-free drinks ‘as bad as real thing’

Drinking Diet Coke won’t stop you getting fat, according to new research.

News 24
Tundra - Bury St Edmunds ANL-170301-145715001

Here’s the story of Tundra...

Tundra, a three-piece grunge punk band from Sudbury, are gearing up for an explosive 2017.

Music
Creme de menthe and chocolate roulade

Something for the adults – a boozy cake for those late nights . . .

The period of time between Christmas Day and Epiphany on January 6th leaves plenty of space for cake and as much as I adore the classic festive fruit cake it’s good to break up its heft with something a little lighter.

Opinion
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