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Culture: Shappi and England’s unsung heroine

Star of Live At The Apollo, Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, Friday Night with Jonathan Ross, Have I Got News for You and Q.I, Shappi Khorsandi is on the road with her new show and pops in at The Apex on May 14. Expect whip-crack jokes and razor-sharp wit delivered with mischief and endless charm

The Producers at The Theatre Royal in Bury  St Edmunds Photo by Andy Abbott

REVIEW: Much loved musical, The Producers, is a massive hit for the Irving Stage Company

Award winning Broadway smash, The Producers, was brought to the Theatre Royal’s stage earlier this month, thanks to some stellar work by the Irving Stage Company.

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Kathleen Turner

Culture: Romancing Kathleen

The actress  and director known for her starring roles in Romancing the Stone, Jewel of the Nile, War of the Roses and Who Framed Roger Rabbit (the voice of Jessica Rabbit), will soon be lending her trademark husky alto to classic tunes from the American songbook.

RSPB March reserve

Culture: Wildlife encounters the Beast from the East

As I write this article in early March, there is a lot of snow on the ground. This is a result of the so-called Beast from the East that brought us some wintry weather during the last days of February and the first days of March. As the snow has had an interesting effect on our reserve wildlife here at RSPB Lakenheath Fen, I thought I would dedicate the rest of this article to this.

Bury Fringe Quirkhouse Theatre Co

Culture: On the Fringe

It’s back, it’s bigger, it’s better, the Bury St Edmunds Fringe Festival  is set to showcase local-grown talent over six thrilling weeks

Richard Clark

Culture: Discovering speciality coffee

This week Culture introduces Bury-based speciality coffee suppliers Frank and Earnest to its stable of columnists. Here co-founder Richard Clark tells us where his passion for coffee began

A clam, chickpea and cockle soup(influenced by Sardinia)

Culture: Food with Nicola Miller - Playing with traditions

Sardinia and its hospitable people is a favourite of food writer Nicola Miller. Here she puts her own twist on a soup she first enjoyed in a small restaurant in front of the harbour at Alghero

Bury St Edmunds Friendly Orchestra in a rehersal under  conductor Chris Parsons

Review: A friendly concert with a local twist

Bury St Edmunds Friendly Orchestra, The Apex, Sunday March 4

Dear Zoo at the Theatre Royal, in Bury St Edmunds

REVIEW: Classic children’s story successfully transferred on to the stage

Classic children’s lift-the-flap book Dear Zoo was brought to colourful life at the Theatre Royal by Norwell Lapley Productions.

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Catherine Howells

Culture: A friendly premiére

A world premiere and a performance by a young soloist from Culford School are on the programme of the Bury Friendly Orchestra’s upcoming concert.

C Strings

Culture: Meet the music makers

Michael Apichella enjoys the sounds of The C Strings, an ensemble with a difference
Slow cookers can be life-savers if you have a busy lifestyle

Culture: Food with Casa del Mar's Maria Broadbent - Slowly does it

Casa del Mar’s Maria Broadbent gives us a heads up on making life a little easier

Paddy and Scott's cafe in Bury St Edmunds

Culture: Food and drink - A trusty brew and good for the planet, says Scott Russell from Paddy and Scott's

Are you a coffee pioneer? Do you seek the ultimate brew?

Matthew Fletcher

Culture: Music from a maestro

He’s appeared with Dame Kiri Te Kanawa and Danielle De Niese, played at Wigmore Hall and Glyndebourne, but now pianist  Matthew Fletcher bring his talents to his home town to play at Suffolk Sinfonia’s spring concert. Debbie Rodman discovers how this award-winning pianist was born with music in his veins.

The One Bull - open once more

Culture: Food with editor Barry Peters - Taking the Bull by the horns

Like a phoenix from the ashes, The One Bull has re-opened its doors after being licked by the flames of disaster and, as Barry Peters reports, is back to doing what it does best
Uncle Funk & The Boogie Wonderband

Culture: Let's get funky, man!

Expect flamboyance, slick dance moves and much more when the irrepressible Uncle Funk & the Boogie Wonderband return to Haverhill Arts Centre. Peter Mann finds out why they blame it on the boogie
Carole Baker

Culture: Carole Baker's yoga column - Love your heart

As it’s Valentines Day this month, I thought we would focus on looking after your HEART.
The Canevets tuck in to one of their dishes

Culture: Food with Maison Bleue's Pascal Canevet - Time to dine

Award-winning chef-patron Pascal Canevet shares how he’s inspired by nature’s palette and the earthy hues of winter

Torrijas with blood orange syrup

Culture: Nicola Miller's food column - Oranges and memories. . .

The eating of bread dipped in varying mixtures is centuries old, here Nicola Miller creates a new mouthwatering orangey sweet treat

RSPB Lakenheath Fen

Culture: Alder, elder and wiser

David White, visitor experience officer at RSPB Lakenheath Fen, tells us about the tree that provides a great food source for  birds

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