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  • Karen Carpenter Tribute, Live at India Restaurant in Sudbury, 10th October 2019

    Published: Tue, 08/10/2019 04:49


    Katy Ellis – the young lady who possesses the voice of the late and great Karen Carpenter. This tribute to Karen Carpenter is true to character, and Katy Ellis has the same unique quality in her natural voice that Karen is to always be remembered for. Katy Ellis possesses the young and innocent look of Karen Carpenter but also attains a ‘Voice o

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  • The Jam’d, Quay, Sudbury, 23rd August 2019

    Published: Fri, 23/08/2019 08:51


    The Jam’d are now the UK’s leading tribute to the live performance and sound of The Jam, and are totally committed to giving an unforgettable, authentic performance with all the energy, passion and style of the Woking 3. As full time touring professional musicians, and massive Jam fans, The Jam’d put on a performance from the heart and soul,

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  • Women in Rock, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 26th July 2019

    Published: Fri, 26/07/2019 09:15


    Women In Rock Uk are delighted to be back at this beautiful oasis of a venue! And as you almost sold us out on our first visit, we have decide to bring our 3rd amazing vocalist for 2019 to entertain you even more! Get your ticket early and we will see you there for a wonderful Summer evening!

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  • Live at the India, Sudbury, Justin Timberlake Entertainment Night, 1st August 2019

    Published: Fri, 19/07/2019 04:30


    Anthony Whitehead has the natural uncanny Look, the voice and the sexy dance moves, he is in fact the closest you will get to the real JT. Having been fortunate to have doubled more than once as a body double for JT, he also worked with both JT and Madonna on the making of the « 4 Minutes » music video where JT even commented about him. Appeared on

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  • ‘Sudbury as our canvas’ exhbition, Sudbury, 1st – 12th July 2019

    Published: Sat, 13/07/2019 04:22


    ‘Sudbury as our canvas’ is a celebration of the talents and creativity of the young people of our community. Born out of our commitments as a Platinum level Artsmark school (awarded by the Arts council of England) , the exhibition’s vision is to transform the centre of Sudbury into an open air gallery space where everyone can see and enjoy the work

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  • Keep it Cash, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 20th July 2019

    Published: Tue, 09/07/2019 07:48

    The tribute band that keeps the sound of Johnny Cash alive. The most accurate sounding tribute show to Johnny CASH on the planet. That is what they say about Keep it Cash. The most accurate sounding tribute show to Johnny CASH on the planet. That is what they say about Keep it Cash.

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  • Suzi Ruffell & Susie McCabe, Quay, Sudbury, 3rd July 2019

    Published: Wed, 03/07/2019 07:51


    Suzi has made a name for herself turning tragedy and anxiety into big laughs. This year she is happy. This show answers the question: are all stand ups at their best when they are miserable? Fingers crossed no. The last twelve months have been massive for Ruffell; a smash hit UK tour, heaps of television appearances including Live At The Apollo and

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  • Sounds of Simon, Quay, Sudbury, 29th June 2019

    Published: Fri, 28/06/2019 07:17


    The Sounds of Simon is a tribute to the wonderful music of Paul Simon, through the years as one half of Simon and Garfunkel, to the enduring success of his solo career. Come on a journey as the full band take you through the early Simon and Garfunkel albums, through the massive success of Bridge Over Troubled Water and on to the Grammy award

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  • ‘Hell hath no fury like three women scorned’, Quay, Sudbury, 27th June 2019

    Published: Thu, 27/06/2019 07:07


    It’s 2019, it’s Times Up Now! Yet for three young women in the city it still feels like the 1950s. But that’s about to change when Cate walks into their lives and shows them what being a witch should be about.
    All Hail Macbeth mixes comedy and high drama, with more than a little bit of magic, to tell the backstory of the Three Witches in

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  • CARDY & COKE, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 21st June 2019

    Published: Fri, 21/06/2019 07:47


    Quay regulars Jan and Wes return with their ever popular mix of Country, Sixties and Sing-a Long. Come and join them for an evening packed with great music, along with their usual brand of humour and fun. A show not be missed.

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  • A History of Spoken English, Quay, Sudbury, 19th June 2019

    Published: Wed, 19/06/2019 05:03


    Charlie will show us how the seeds of spoken English were first set. He will also show us how each invading force affected the English language, and the different sounds they brought; from the Angles and Saxons to the Vikings and Normans. How was Shakespeare really spoken? The effect of the Renaissance; the religious input; and how England, by

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  • Oysters, Quay, Sudbury, 14th June 2019

    Published: Fri, 14/06/2019 07:06


    Oysters is a dark comedy shining a powerful spotlight on composer Johannes Brahms – at the party celebrating the first performance of his Violin Concerto. While observing his wit, his genius, his cruelty, his tenderness and his descent into self destructive inebriation, treating friends and associates with all the tenderness of a wrecking ball, we

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  • 16 gardens open throughout the town of Clare in Suffolk, 9th June 2019

    Published: Sun, 09/06/2019 05:42

    Gardens are of varied size and design, some never before open to the public, others familiar and well-loved. Tickets available to buy on the day in each of the open gardens – marked with a sunflower -and before from 3 Clare shops – Harris and Harris bookshop, The Pharmacy and Hudgies Hatrdware store all in the High Street, Clare.

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  • Angela Barnes: Rose Tinted, Quay, Sudbury, 7th June 2019

    Published: Fri, 07/06/2019 07:06


    Following another sell-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe, Angela Barnes (Live at the Apollo, Mock the Week, BBC 2’s Insert Name Here, BBC R4’s The News Quiz and host of The Comedy Club and Newsjack on BBC R4Extra) is back with her brand new show Rose-Tinted.

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  • Tribute to Amy Winehouse, The India, Sudbury, 13th June 2019

    Published: Wed, 05/06/2019 07:46


    Entertainment Night for 2019 will be on Thursday June 13th featuring an outstanding Tribute to Amy Winehouse
    Laura Butler was just born to be an Amy Winehouse Tribute. ‘My Winehouse’ is quite simply the most authentic and best Amy Winehouse Tribute available today. Voted Uk’s No 1 Amy tribute 2013 to present day by the National Tribute Awards and

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  • The 70s & 80s Tribute Show, Quay, Sudbury, 1stJune 2019

    Published: Sat, 01/06/2019 05:23


    What’s happening dudes and dudettes we’re gonna take a step back in time to the days of flares and platform shoes when everything was groovy baby! Performing classic 70s Hits including Young Hearts, Blame it on the boogie, Heaven Must be Missing an Angel, Stayin Alive and many more, 70’s Sensation tribute band have got the moves and the grooves.

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  • Bank Holiday family fun at Huntingdon Racecourse, 27th May 2019

    Published: Mon, 27/05/2019 07:07


    Huntingdon Racecourse is getting ready for a spectacular end to its spring racing season on Bank Holiday Monday. The fixture on 27th May is the final one before the track’s traditional summer break. Visitors are invited to enjoy the Big Family Fun Day featuring free children’s entertainment including inflatable funfairs, treasure hunts, kids races

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  • Sudbury Memory Walk launches with a new date, 25th May 2019

    Published: Sat, 25/05/2019 08:52


    Following the success of last year’s Sudbury Memory Walk where 168 walkers of all ages stepped out despite the terrible weather, in memory of all those families living with or having lost someone with dementia, the event organisers Abbeycroft Leisure, have announced this year’s date as Saturday 25th May.

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  • Annie, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 22nd May 2019

    Published: Wed, 22/05/2019 07:54


    Based on the popular comic strip, Little Orphan Annie, by Harold Gray, Annie tells the extraordinary story of a little orphan who ends up in the lap of luxury with Depression-era billionaire Oliver Warbucks. Unlike most of the other children at Miss Hannigan’s orphanage, plucky and charming Annie believes that her parents are still alive and will

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  • Great prizes to be won at 2019 Ladies’ Evening, 21st May 2019

    Published: Tue, 21/05/2019 07:58


    Ladies’ Evenings are one of the great success stories of the horse racing industry, helping to boost attendances for Britain’s second most popular spectator sport. The traditional social occasion at the races in Cambridgeshire is on Tuesday, 21st May at Huntingdon Racecourse. Visitors are encouraged to dress up and take part in the free-to-enter

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  • Top Girls, Quay, Sudbury, 7th May 2019

    Published: Tue, 07/05/2019 04:52


    Top Girls by Caryl Churchill interrogates and exposes the price women pay for success, taking us on an audacious theatrical journey from a restaurant gathering of iconic historical female figures, to the cut-throat world of the office and finally, to the catastrophic confrontation between two sisters around a kitchen table.

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  • The Songs of Leonard Cohen, Quay, Sudbury, Today 3rd May 2019

    Published: Fri, 03/05/2019 07:19


    Keith James gives you a concert of Cohen’s amazing material in the most intimate and sensitive way imaginable, exposing the solitary inner strength of his greatest songs in their original perfect form. Keith has performed an extensive tour of this concert in Theatres and Arts Centres across the UK, giving close to 400 concerts to well over 100,000

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  • Easter Monday family fun at Huntingdon Racecourse, 22nd April 2019

    Published: Mon, 22/04/2019 06:10


    Huntingdon Racecourse is getting ready for one of its most popular days of the year… the traditional Easter Monday fixture. It’s the Big Family Fun Day, with the star attraction Paw Patrol’s Chase & Marshall making appearances at intervals during the afternoon, plus an array of children’s free entertainment including treasure hunts, inflatables

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  • Alan Bonner, Quay, Sudbury, 20th April 2019

    Published: Sat, 20/04/2019 05:38


    Sudbury’s own Alan Bonner returns to the Quay for an intimate show in support of his new EP « Songs In The Key of Sea ». Recorded in Galway, Ireland, the piano/ vocalist’s latest collection of songs has gained him some stellar reviews as well as BBC radio airplay. « A deeply independent artistic voice, the songwriter’s openly emotive work recalls

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  • « His Royal Badness » Prince, The India, Sudbury, 11th April 2019

    Published: Thu, 11/04/2019 07:37


    Buzz has been a professional singer and musician all his working life so far. Playing guitar, bass, keyboards and singing in his first band Marks Brothers alongside his three brothers and two uncles. Constantly touring the UK and Europe, supporting many music legends including Gladys Knight, Glen Campbell, and The Commodores. The band made numerous

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  • Shake, Rattle & Roll, Quay, Sudbury, 13th April 2019

    Published: Mon, 08/04/2019 09:07


    Following a popular appearance at The Quay in 2018 with their show ‘The Story of Doo-Wop’, vocal group the TestostaTones return by popular demand with ‘Shake, Rattle and Roll’, which explores the popularity of Jump Jive and early Rock n Roll – styles which sent the world into a spin and ensured that music would never be the same

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  • Divorced, Beheaded, Died: An Audience with King Henry VIII, Quay, Sudbury, 5th April 2019

    Published: Fri, 05/04/2019 07:27


    ‘The year is 1544 and King Henry, the Eighth of that name, is engaged upon Royal Progress about his Realm; and has halted here to afford his Loyal Subjects the opportunity to have ‘audience’ with their Sovereign Lord and King. The King, recently married to his new, and sixth, wife, Queen Catherine Parr, is in poor health; his leg continues to cause

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  • Martin Turner (Ex Wishbone Ash), Quay, Sudbury, 30th March 2019

    Published: Thu, 14/03/2019 10:36


    Fresh from 2017/18 shows which have featured Wishbone Ash’s seminal albums Argus, There’s the Rub and Wishbone Ash in their entirety, Martin Turner and his band return to the concert stages in Spring 2019 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the formation of the original Wishbone Ash and perform another classic album – 1976’s New England.

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  • Lee Nelson: Serious Joke, Quay, Sudbury, 13th March 2019

    Published: Wed, 13/03/2019 07:03


    Following his 150 date, smash-hit tour, Lee Nelson comes to The Quay Theatre for one night only! You’ve seen him sneaking into places he shouldn’t be, now come and see him where he most definitely should be: live on stage for a special performance of his sensational Serious Joker stand-up show.

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  • Sunday classical, Sudbury Symphony Orchestra, 31st March 2019

    Published: Thu, 28/02/2019 16:54


    Sudbury Symphony Orchestra are delighted that Catherine May returns as soprano soloist to sing songs from the operettas. We start the evening with Dvorak’s My Homeland Overture, we then have three wonderful songs sung by Catherine May and we finish with Dvorak’s New World Symphony.

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  • Croft & Pearce: Double Take, Quay, Sudbury, 27th February 2019

    Published: Mon, 25/02/2019 07:07


    Stars of BBC Radio 4’s ‘The Croft & Pearce Show’ and ‘Sketchorama’, winners of the Mervyn Stutter Spirit of the Fringe Award, recipients of the official Edinburgh Fringe ‘Total Sell-Out Show’ laurel and WhatsOnLondon Comedy Award nominees 2017. This BBC ‘Next Big Thing’ Act have sold out theatres in London, New York and around the UK. Don’t miss

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  • George Lewis: A Man, A Plan, A Girl with Fake Tan, Quay, Sudbury, 22nd February 2019

    Published: Fri, 22/02/2019 07:52


    When George was 12 he fell for the most beautiful, most orange girl in Stockport. To win her heart, he tried to act less like a boy and more like a man. Specifically, Liam Gallagher. In this show, George looks back on teenage life in a world going crazy for Britpop, Minidiscs and New Labour. A multi-award winning stand-up, George has recently

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  • Ale Martin: Tenor, Quay, Sudbury, Today 21st February 2019

    Published: Thu, 21/02/2019 07:37


    Ale Martin currently resides in the Canary Islands but is bringing his beautiful voice to the Quay stage this year for one night only. This Argentinian tenor has journeyed from his musical roots in Argentinian Folk through to the classical arrangements he performs today. Ale is an individual, modern and young singer who covers both classical favour

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  • The Quo Experience, Quay, Sudbury, Today 15th February 2019

    Published: Fri, 15/02/2019 07:51


    ‘The Quo Experience’ is an East Anglian based band including David Wood as ‘Francis Rossi’ and Dave Crawte as ‘Rick Parfitt’; both have spent years studying every detail of Rossi and Parfitt’s looks, playing styles and stage performances to make sure they are both as close to the real thing on stage as is possible, without actually being the legend

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  • The Noise Next Door, Quay, Sudbury, Today 13th February 2019

    Published: Wed, 13/02/2019 07:19


    The Noise Next Door are the UK’s premier improv comedy troupe who have taken the comedy world by storm! The boys are back with a brand new, full-length adult evening show… Eight time sell-out veterans of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and one of the country’s most sought after comedy club headliners. The Noise Next Door leave audiences everywhere

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  • Viva Neil Diamond, Quay, Sudbury, 9th February 2019

    Published: Sat, 09/02/2019 08:12


    Whilst performing in Las Vegas two years ago Bob Drury was described « one of the world’s finest vocal tributes to Neil Diamond » and he’s now back touring the UK with his new show celebrating the legendary Neil Diamond and his incredible back catalogue of songs.

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  • Tribute to Diana Ross, The India Restaurant, Sudbury, 7th February 2019

    Published: Thu, 07/02/2019 07:24


    The India in Sudbury is delighted to confirm our first Entertainment Night for 2019 will be on Thursday February 7th featuring an outstanding Tribute to Diana Ross.Captivating audiences all over the world for many years, Tameka Jackson is a natural entertainer, and a true success in the world of tribute artists, and of her own accord with

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  • LDN Wrestling Live, Quay, Sudbury, 1st February 2019

    Published: Fri, 01/02/2019 07:58


    LDN Wrestling live events – celebrating 15 years of Britain’s top promoters – is coming here, with an explosive evening of top action. Bringing a host of top American wrestling stars to the ring to face the very best of home-grown talent and fans’ favourites in two hours of rip-roaring entertainment for all the family to enjoy.

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  • Sudbury Just Talk Drop In Session Dates, 26th January 2018

    Published: Sat, 26/01/2019 06:47


    Where the drop in sessions are held: The Christopher Centre 10, Gainsborough St Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2EU. Disabled access is available to enter our free drop in sessions, if you require free transport please call us: 0330 120 0279. Please note that from the 28th July 2018 our free drop in session’s will be running from The Christopher Centre 10

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  • Shell Shock: The Diary of Tommy Atkins, Quay, Sudbury, 25th January 2019

    Published: Fri, 25/01/2019 07:03


    ‘Shell Shock’ is a globally acclaimed award winning solo comedy drama – a stage realisation of a former soldier’s diary charting his chaotic rollercoaster of a journey through trauma related stress and anxiety. As he rails against the world, Tommy’s observations on the absurdities of the everyday are « comic and convincing » (InDaily) and « fabulously

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  • Purple Zeppelin, Quay, Sudbury, Today 19th January 2019

    Published: Sat, 19/01/2019 05:53


    They blow the roof off every time we have them, so we can’t wait to have them back again. Featured in the BBC TV documentary « The Joy of the Guitar Riff » (alongside Brian May, Tony Iommi & Dave Grohl) Purple Zeppelin are proud to pay tribute to the two greatest Rock Bands of all time, Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin.

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  • The Sudbury Quay Bar’s monthly quiz night, 12th December 2018

    Published: Wed, 12/12/2018 07:19


    The Sudbury Quay Bar’s monthly quiz night comprising of a variety of rounds, a money prize and a spot prize. Will you be victorious or will you be presented with the KitKat of Consolation?!Entry is £1.50 per person and teams of up to 6 people. Starts at 7.30pm

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  • Ghost Stories for Christmas, Quay, Sudbury, 5th December 2018

    Published: Wed, 05/12/2018 07:03


    In the macabre tradition of the BBC’s classic 1970s programme, Ghost Stories for Christmas is a theatre show featuring original spine-chillers in a vintage vein. An evening of vengeful revenants, restless spirits and malevolent ghouls is guaranteed for those brave enough to join us!

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  • Robbie & Friends, Quay, Sudbury, 22nd – 24th November 2018

    Published: Thu, 22/11/2018 07:27


    It’s time to welcome back Robbie Gladwell and Friends to The Quay stage for three nights of ultimate feelgood live music from this cosummate professional and his plethora of musical friends, including new local talent and old favourites.

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  • Edredon Bleu honoured in 2018 Peterborough Chase, 9th December 2018

    Published: Tue, 20/11/2018 16:48


    This year’s Peterborough Chase at Huntingdon Racecourse will be run in honour of Edredon Bleu, the winner of the track’s feature race four times who died in September at the age of 26. The star steeplechaser, trained by Henrietta Knight, triumphed in the two-and-a-half mile steeplechase in consecutive years between 1998 and 2001.

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  • 1940’s Night, Stonham Barns, Suffolk, 17th November 2018

    Published: Sat, 17/11/2018 06:04


    If you enjoy listening and dancing to 1940’s Music then you will love this fabulous evening’s entertainment at Stonham Barns. We are hosting a 1940’s Night with live music and DJ. There will be entertainment from Fox Wiggle & Sass a vocal harmony trio based in North Essex, who travel the length and breadth of the UK to entertain with their eclectic

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  • The Lionel Ritchie Experience, Quay, Sudbury 17th November 2018

    Published: Fri, 16/11/2018 10:33


    Evan Grant is an international cabaret artist who has worked extensively abroad since 1992. He has performed on all the top cruise ships and hotels worldwide under the name of Grant Paris, which was a Lionel Richie adaptation. Evan decided to put together The Richie Band to establish a band as close to Lionel Richie’s band. Evan has sourced some of

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  • Dr Feelgood, Quay, Sudbury, Today 15th November 2018

    Published: Thu, 15/11/2018 08:01


    Formed on Canvey Island in Essex in the early 1970s Dr. Feelgood remains one of the most popular and exciting live rhythm and blues acts in the world. The raw and uncompromising style of their performance resulted in the album Stupidity that immediately went to the number one position in the U.K. charts. Dr. Feelgood have also enjoyed global

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  • Man and Boy, Quay, Sudbury, 6th – 10th November 2018

    Published: Sat, 10/11/2018 05:18


    Set in 1934 Greenwich Village, a ruthless businessman father turns up on his estranged son’s doorstep, seeking sanctuary from a damaging and corrupt business deal. His son is forced to confront the impact his father has had on his life. What is he willing to sacrifice for family loyalty?

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  • A Pandemonium of Poe, Quay, Sudbury, 2nd November 2018

    Published: Fri, 02/11/2018 05:22


    Be chilled by an evening’s eerie entertainment, with this original theatrical anthology of a selection of Poe’s finest feats of fear-filled fiction. Be led by the sinister Dr Trevellyan as he leads you into the deepest recesses of the human psyche. Along the way you will encounter such stark terror as may shatter the senses! But will you emerge

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  • Firework and Halloween Spectacular, Stonham Barns, Suffolk, Friday 26th October 2018

    Published: Fri, 26/10/2018 10:12


    Stonham Barns holds the Firework and Halloween Spectacular, this year which is bigger and better than previous years. Komodo Fireworks who produce award winning professional firework displays will once again be supplying the fireworks. This stunning display will light up the sky with vivid colours and noise along with a musical soundtrack. There is

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  • The Time Machine, Quay, Sudbury, Today 25th October 2018

    Published: Thu, 25/10/2018 08:08


    From the creators of Jane Eyre: An Autobiography, Dalloway, The Unremarkable Death of Marilyn Monroe, Christmas Gothic, I, Elizabeth, Female Gothic and Austen’s Women. 2018: In this age of uncertainty, where the shadows of tyranny, intolerance and war darken the path into tomorrow, how much time do we have left? If civilisation falls today, what

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  • Lavenham Children’s Book Festival, Lavenham Village Hall, 20th – 21st October 2018

    Published: Sun, 21/10/2018 06:00


    There’s an exciting line-up of well-loved authors and illustrators in the second Lavenham Children’s Book Festival on 20th and 21st October. The programme is aimed at children aged 3 up to 12, featuring tales about an angry dragon, Greek gods, a girl detective, East Anglian legends, and an unusual uncle. There’s story-telling, how-to-draw sessions

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  • Sweet Charity, Quay, 17th – 20th October 2018

    Published: Sat, 20/10/2018 06:25


    Sudbury Musicals Society return with Sweet Charity, a Musical Comedy about a girl who just wants to be loved! Charity Hope Valentine is a woman who always gives her heart and dreams…to the wrong man! Despite her dead-end job as a dance club hostess in the dubious Fandango Night Club she still manages to remain an incurable optimist. One day she

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  • Charity Quiz Night, Great Waldingfield, 19th October 2018

    Published: Tue, 16/10/2018 07:44


    The Just Talk Campaign in collaboration with the Ipswich Building Society (Sudbury) will be holding a charity quiz night in aid of raising money for The Just Talk Campaign. Registered charity No: 1175216. Planning is already underway, for more information on how you can get involved, please contact Christine Whiting at the Ipswich Building Society

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  • Simon Evans: Genius, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 12th October 2018

    Published: Fri, 12/10/2018 08:44


    Ever since he was a small boy, all Evans really wanted was to be recognised by the world as a man of genius. He has, until now, remained thwarted. The world seems increasingly indifferent to true genius of any kind, let alone Evans’. Endlessly distracted by the trivial, we allow the classical tools of grammar, logic and rhetoric to lie unregarded

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  • Tina Turner Live Entertainment, The India, Sudbury, 11th October 2018

    Published: Thu, 11/10/2018 07:29


    Voted for by the Agents Association of Great Brit-ain at the 2016 & 2017 National Tribute Music Awards. Totally Tina’s has spent many years creating a show to simply ‘wow’ audiences by end-less studying of Tina’s own live performances to bring you the very best, faithful and explosive tribute to the « Queen of Rock n Roll »

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  • The Silence of Snow, Quay, Sudbury, 11th October 2018

    Published: Thu, 11/10/2018 05:34


    Mark Farrelly (Quentin Crisp: Naked Hope) presents his riveting, kinetic solo show portraying one of the great English writers of the inter-war years. Patrick Hamilton was a dazzling success in his twenties, producing hit plays Rope (filmed by Hitchcock) and Gaslight, and classic novels Twenty Thousand Streets Under The Sky, Hangover Square and The

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  • Annual Sudbury Memory Walk Takes Place This Saturday, 6th October 2018

    Published: Sat, 06/10/2018 05:25


    Hundreds of people are set to take a walk in Sudbury to highlight the affect Dementia has on individuals and their families and raising funds in aid of Decaf at The Bridge, Sudbury and Ansell Memories Café, Hadleigh. The organisers are calling on all ages of the community to come together and sign up for the memory walk held on Saturday 6th October

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  • Andrew Lawrence: Clean, Quay, Sudbury, 3rd October 2018

    Published: Wed, 03/10/2018 13:38


    Andrew Lawrence, star of Live at The Apollo and Michael McIntyre’s Roadshow and UK comedy’s foremost controversialist takes a break from all the outrage to present an all new hour of good, clean fun. No politics, no religion, no smut, no swearing, just big laughs.

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  • American Car Show, Stonham Barns, Today 30th September 2018

    Published: Sun, 30/09/2018 06:48


    The American Car Show event at Stonham Barns will have a large range of American Cars, American Trucks and American Hot Rods on display for visitors to view. Due to the success of last year’s newly established American Car Show it is back again this year with a bigger and better show. All the cars, trucks, hot rods will be parading around the

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  • Swedefest, Stonham Barns, 22nd – 23rd September 2018

    Published: Sun, 23/09/2018 06:25


    Swedefest truck show is an annual event that is pleased to be back for its third year at the Mid Suffolk Showground at Stonham Barns Leisure & Retail Village. This show is a show of just 2 marques Scania and Volvo. Last year we had an amazing year with over 240 of the country’s finest Scania and Volvo trucks on display. We also had some amazing

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  • Nicholas Parsons: Just a Laugh a Minute, Quay, Sudbury, 20th September 2018

    Published: Wed, 19/09/2018 10:24


    The hilarious popular host of Radio 4’s hit show « Just A Minute » takes to the Nicholas has had many starring roles throughout his illustrious career including The Rocky Horror Show, The Benny Hill Show, Sale of The Century, Mr. Jolly Lives Next Door, Laugh Lines, Boeing-Boeing, and his many performances with the late, great Arthur Haynes.

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  • Countryside & Falconry Fair, Stonham Barns, 15th – 16th September 2018

    Published: Sat, 15/09/2018 05:45


    Back again due to the success of last year’s event is the Countryside & Falconry Fair which is a show to promote the wide variety of country crafts and pursuits to be found in East Anglia. With arena events including The Medieval Horse & Falconry Spectacular with horses from ‘The Game of Thrones’, Falconry Displays, Dog Agility Teams, Heavy Horses

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  • Make Way for Lucia, Quay, Sudbury, 11th – 15th September 2018

    Published: Thu, 13/09/2018 15:40


    Based on EF Benson’s hilarious novels of the war for social supremacy in small town Tilling. Miss Mapp has always taken her rightful place as Tilling’s first lady but with the arrival of Lucia for the summer, battle lines are drawn. An amateur production presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH LTD.

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  • Wow Sudbury is happening this Sunday, 16th September 2018

    Published: Thu, 13/09/2018 05:37


    This Sunday over 110 women and girls will take part in WoW (Women On Wheels) Sudbury. Organisers of Wow Sudbury are urging the public to cheer on the ladies if they see them on the routes. For any women still thinking about taking part it’s not too late to register, registration closes this Friday and on the day sign up is also available. The women

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  • LowCollective German Car Show, Stonham Barns, 9th September 2018

    Published: Sun, 09/09/2018 06:08


    LowCollective German Car Show is back again celebrating its 5th anniversary. It has continued to grow to host some of the country’s best show cars and highest quality traders. To help celebrate this 5th year we have raised the show and shine to Top 25 giving the chance for more high-quality cars to be rewarded.

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  • Forgotten Heroes of Comedy, Quay, Sudbury, 7th September 2018

    Published: Fri, 07/09/2018 08:01


    The Golden Age of Television was blessed with some of the best-loved of comedians, but why are Eric & Ernie and Tommy Cooper and Frankie Howerd so fondly remembered, while Arthur Haynes and Charlie Drake and Harry Worth languish in the archives? These and other once celebrated stars, from the silent days of Hollywood to the comedy club boom, at las

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  • Sudbury Cinema For A Day, Quay, Sudbury, Today 2nd September 2018

    Published: Sun, 02/09/2018 07:52


    Sudbury Cinema For A Day kicks off September with just because you keep asking for it, another chance to see THE GREATEST SHOWMAN (PG), this time in a special Sing-A-Long edition. Then it’s time for another Star Wars story blockbuster detailing the beginnings of our favourite space pirate in SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY (12A) followed by the side-quel

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  • Cavendish Fete and Horticultural Show, 1st September 2018

    Published: Sat, 01/09/2018 05:34


    he Annual Fete and Horticultural Show on Cavendish Village Green, near Sudbury will take place on 2nd September, commencing at 1.30pm. Birds of Prey, Punch and Judy, scale traction engine and donkey rides, bouncy castle to name only a few. Entrance is free but ‘lucky programmes’ will be available for 50p. This is a big Fete with numerous attraction

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  • Showtime at Teatime, Long Melford, 2nd September 2018

    Published: Tue, 28/08/2018 13:09


    Live music, tea and cakes in Long Melford Country Park: Songs from stage shows and movies performed by professional singers Ian Sanders and Janet Munro at Jenny Wren’s Tea Garden. JENNY WRENS is an alfresco tea shop in the wonderful setting of Long Melford Country Park (next to Rodbridge). Having opened in May, it has built a local reputation for

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  • Sudbury Regatta will be on the first Saturday of August 2018

    Published: Sat, 25/08/2018 17:27


    The Sudbury Regatta is a rowing event held annually on the first Saturday of August each year on the beautiful River Stour at Friars Meadow in Sudbury Suffolk. The 650m rowing course is rowed up stream from a stake boat start characterised by some challenging bends. Highlights of the regatta are the sprint eight races, racing up the straighter

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  • Classic Car Show, Stonham Barns, 19th August 2018

    Published: Sun, 19/08/2018 09:01


    The Classic Car Show with a range of Classic Cars, Classic Bikes and Classic Trucks on show is a returning esteemed show in Suffolk, Stonham Barns is very proud and thrilled to be hosting for over the past 8 years. The show is going to be a wonderful day out for all the family with an abundance of things to do and see throughout the day.

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  • Babergh Leaders Head to Lavenham for Question Time, 18th August 2018

    Published: Wed, 15/08/2018 10:08


    The Leader and Deputy Leader of Babergh District Council are continuing their successful public Question Time events with a visit to Lavenham on Saturday 18 August. The councillors are inviting people who live and work in the area to ask questions about the council’s work at the event in Lavenham Village Hall, Church Street, Lavenham, CO10 9QT

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  • Amazon Jungle Adventure show, Stonham Barns, August 2018

    Published: Sun, 12/08/2018 06:58


    Alex Morley Productions are excited to be returning to Stonham Barns this summer with their all new Amazon Jungle Adventure show. Following the sell out success of the Pirate Adventure Show at Easter this is promising to be a fabulous fun filled show for all the family. Join explorers Alex and Robbie James as they go in search of the mystical

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  • Sudbury RUFC kick off their season 11th August 2018 against Thurrock

    Published: Sat, 11/08/2018 06:35


    Sudbury rugby club kick of their 2018-19 season on Saturday 11th August with a home pre season friendly against Thurrock 2.00 pm KO. Having gained promotion to London League 1 North at the end of last season Sudbury will have to be on top form to compete at the higher level and have been training hard throughout the summer to improve their fitness

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  • The Drifters Night, India Restaurant, Sudbury, 9th August 2018

    Published: Thu, 09/08/2018 08:33


    Formally of the Official Drifters line up, he has toured internationally for over 20 years at numerous theatres festivals and arenas in America and Europe and is quickly becoming a favourite on the cruise ship circuit. Originally from Miami Florida, Steve is a gifted and successful singer/ pianist and voice-over artiste.

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  • Henny Fete and Duck Race, 28th July 2018

    Published: Sat, 28/07/2018 05:08


    All the usual games and stalls: Children’s games and for the Adults-Coconut Shy, Bowling for the Pig etc on the banks of the River Stour. As well as the annual Duck Race we have Shire Horses on display and a fun Dog Show.

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  • Women in Rock, Quay, Sudbury, 27th July 12018

    Published: Fri, 27/07/2018 10:32


    Join Women in Rock for a two hour journey through the history of the greatest female anthems. Fronted by some of the most powerful female singers on the live music scene together with a professional touring band, Women In Rock delivers a show stopping performance covering all the great legends through the decades.

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  • Leaders’ Question Time Comes to Bures, 28th July 2018

    Published: Wed, 25/07/2018 10:29


    The Leader and Deputy Leader of Babergh District Council are continuing their successful public Question Time events with a visit to Bures on Saturday 28 July. The councillors are inviting people who live and work in the area to ask questions about the council’s work at the event in Bures Village Hall at Bures Community Centre, Nayland Road, Bures

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  • Essex Youth Jazz Concert, Quay, Sudbury, 21st July 2018

    Published: Fri, 20/07/2018 17:39


    The Essex Youth Jazz Orchestra (EYJO) was formed in 1991, and over that time we have seen many students from all over Essex come and go on to study Jazz at conservatoire level. The resident director is Martin Hathaway who has been with the band for over 30 years. The orchestra play a wide range of genres from big band standards to contemporary

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  • Check-Up (Our NHS at 70), Mark Thomas, Quay, Sudbury, 20th July 2018

    Published: Fri, 20/07/2018 08:33


    Mark Thomas is 54, the NHS is 70, UK national average life expectancy is 84. If Mark makes it to 84 the NHS will be 100, what will they both look like? Based on a series of interviews with leading experts in and on the NHS and residencies in hospitals and surgeries and with director Nicolas Kent, Thomas uses his own demise to explore the state

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  • Dr John Cooper Clarke, Quay, Sudbury, 18th July 2018

    Published: Wed, 18/07/2018 08:19


    Poet; Movie star; Rock star; TV & radio presenter; Comedian; Social & cultural commentator. John Cooper Clarke shot to prominence in the 1970s as the original ‘people’s poet’. Since then his career has spanned cultures, audiences, art forms and continents.

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  • Clare Priory Craft Fair, 14th – 15th July 2018

    Published: Sat, 14/07/2018 05:50


    Since 1993 Grade 1 listed Clare Priory has been hosting a Craft Fair on the second full weekend in July. This has grown steadily to become a very popular event, and now receives around 10,000 visitors over the two days.

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  • An afternoon with Tracy Borman at Lavenham Library, 7th July 2018

    Published: Sat, 07/07/2018 04:39


    Top author and historian, Tracy Borman, will be supporting Lavenham Library with a fund-raising afternoon at The Village Hall on Saturday 7 July at 2.30 pm. Tracy, author of a number of highly acclaimed books, including The Private Lives of the Tudors, has become a firm favourite with audiences at Lavenham Literary Festival. She will be speaking

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  • An Evening of Kora & Sabar Drumming, Quay, Sudbury, 4th July 2018

    Published: Mon, 02/07/2018 15:02


    Come and hear the explosive sounds of the SABAR DRUMS, played with hand & stick. In contrast, Sefo Kanuteh will enchant you with the beautiful melodies of the Kora, or ‘African Harp’. The hugely popular Master Drummer from Senegal, MODOU DIOUF, will play with his band « JAPPO » to create loud, exciting rhythms and cross rhythms, guaranteed to get you

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  • Jeremy Nicholas, Quay, Sudbury, 30th June 2018

    Published: Sat, 30/06/2018 08:03


    Based on true-life stories from Jeremy’s 27 years in broadcasting, mainly with the BBC. It’s like a stand-up comedy show, except all the stories are true. He tells how he learnt to do great on-air pauses at the BBC World Service, but not always in the right place. There’s the time he was ambushed live on radio by an armed gunman who claimed to be

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  • Welsh Choir Concert, Clare, 30th June 2018

    Published: Sat, 30/06/2018 05:36


    The Ynysowen choir from Aberfan in Wales, will be performing a concert in St Mary’s Church, Cavendish, Suffolk at 7.30pm on Saturday 30th June 2018. The choir is again returning to Cavendish after performing very successful and enjoyable concerts in the village in past years. The large choir also includes soloists. The event is being organised by

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  • Blondie comes to The India, Sudbury, 28th June 2018

    Published: Thu, 28/06/2018 08:19


    I’am delighted to confirm our next Entertainment Night will be on Thursday 28th June featuring an outstanding Tribute to BLONDIE. BOOTLEG BLONDIE is the official Debbie Harry & Blondie tribute band and the only Blondie tribute to play the legendary CBGB’s in New York City before it’s demise in 2006. CBGB’s was the Holy Grail of American Punk and

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  • Trespass, Quay Theatre, 23rd June 2018

    Published: Fri, 22/06/2018 15:17


    Trespass were part of the new wave of British heavy metal at the beginning of the 1980s. The band have had line-up changes and a hiatus but reformed in 2015. A new drummer Jason Roberts and lead guitarist Joe Fawcett joined Mark Sutcliffe and Danny B signalling a return to the original Trespass twin lead guitar sound.

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  • Wendy Cope: Anecdotal Evidence, Quay, Sudbury, 15th June 2018

    Published: Mon, 11/06/2018 10:29


    In her first collection of new poetry since 2011’s acclaimed « Family Values », Wendy Cope celebrates ‘the half – forgotten stories of our lives’ with compassion, wisdom and wit. She continues to be the most generous of authors, sharing her experience of childhood and marriage and writing poignantly about the passing of time. In several of the poems

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  • CANCELLED: Charity Casino Night, Sudbury, 8th June 2018

    Published: Fri, 08/06/2018 12:40


    In Aid of The Sudbury Just Talk Campaign Charity. The Prince of Wales Public House in Sudbury Suffolk are holding a charity casino night, all proceeds raised will go to The Just Talk Campaign Charity in Sudbury. Tickets costs £10 and can be purchased from the Prince of Wales Pub or The ExploringU centre for well being, 54 Station Road Sudbury.

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  • Taste of Sudbury, 10th June 2018

    Published: Wed, 06/06/2018 08:14


    This year, the event has received some vital funding from the National Lottery which is being used to introduce a number of fringe events to the festival. During the week of June 4th, free events including a Beekeeping Talk, a Free From Baking workshop and a River Forage will be held in and around Sudbury and at the main event, on June 10th

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  • George Egg: DIY Chef, Quay, Sudbury, 7th June 2018

    Published: Mon, 04/06/2018 10:21


    Direct from Total Sell Outs at the Gilded Balloon, Edinburgh Fringe 2017 and Brighton Fringe 2017, and following sell out Edinburgh Fringe runs in 2015 and 2016 plus a sell-out UK tour, award winning* comedian George Egg (the ‘Anarchist Cook’) returns with a BRAND NEW SHOW demonstrating more live cooking and laugh-out-loud comedy.

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  • Edinburgh Festival Preview Double-Bill, Quay, Sudbury, 1st June 2018

    Published: Fri, 01/06/2018 08:41


    Previewing brand new hours ahead of their forthcoming Edinburgh Festival seasons, join Helen Lederer and Robin Morgan for this double bill. Helen is one of Britain’s best known faces in the field of comedy, as writer, actor and comedian. As one of the early 1980’s alternative comedy boom, her TV credits have included such classics as Saturday Live

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  • Cockfield Art Show, 26th – 28th May 2018

    Published: Sun, 27/05/2018 06:25


    Community Council spokesman Janne Cutting-Keyton said, ‘From its conception just four years ago our annual art show has really taken off! There is a huge range of works offered for sale to suit all tastes and pockets from both well established and, very importantly, new and upcoming artists.

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  • Tapestry, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, Today May 18th 2018

    Published: Fri, 18/05/2018 08:17


    Nicki Gillis is one of Australia’s most amazing entertainers. A singer, dancer, radio announcer and television presenter who exudes such positive energy you can’t help but be mesmerized by her. Nicki has toured the UK each year since 2009 and built a strong and loyal following in the club and theatre circuit. Nicki is now presenting her new

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  • Clare Art Club Art and Craft Exhibition, Clare Town Hall, 5th – 7th May 2018

    Published: Sun, 06/05/2018 05:54


    The Clare Art Club Art and Craft Exhibition takes place at Clare Town Hall from Saturday 5th of May to Monday 7th May, between 10:00am and 5:00pm. The exhibition is home to a wide variety of original art, crafts, jewellery, prints and cards for sale, all produced by local artists. There will be art demonstrations going on throughout the weekend, so

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  • Sudbury Business Expo this Thursday, 3rd May 2018, 4pm – 7pm

    Published: Wed, 02/05/2018 10:11


    Just Talk Sudbury are urgently seeking small donations from SME corporate sponsors to help us continue our valuable work in the Sudbury community. Sudbury based community charity Just Talk are looking for SME businessowners who believe in the value of community. We are asking for a donation of £10 a month from as man local businesses as possible to

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  • James Phelan, Trickster, Quay, Sudbury, 28th April 2018

    Published: Sat, 28/04/2018 10:04


    James Phelan presents his unique magical prank show that is both jaw-dropping and laugh out loud funny. A night of light entertainment described as extraordinary in The Mirror and legendary by The Sun. A night of hilarious, mind-blowing magic in a show where anything can happen – and quite often does. People are tricked, phones are destroyed

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  • Put Your Questions to Leaders and Deputy Council Leader in Sudbury, 28th April 2018

    Published: Sat, 28/04/2018 06:01


    The Leader and Deputy Leader of Babergh District Council are inviting residents to ask their questions at a Come and Talk event in Sudbury. Cllr John Ward and Cllr Jan Osborne will be in Sudbury Town Hall from 10am to 12pm on Saturday 28 April, and all are welcome to drop by to put their questions on any of the work of Babergh District Council.

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  • The Remi Harris Trio, Quay, Sudbury, 27th April 2018

    Published: Fri, 27/04/2018 13:02


    The Remi Harris Trio take Gypsy Swing characteristics and infuse them with influences from Jazz, Blues, Rock’n’Roll, Funk, World Music and more. They play an eclectic mix of original compositions, jazz standards and new arrangements of music from Django Reinhardt, Jimi Hendrix, Wes Montgomery, Charlie Parker, Peter Green and more

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  • Take a Step into the Simon of Sudbury Story, Today 21st April 2018

    Published: Sat, 21/04/2018 05:16

    Sudbury’s next popular monthly guided walk is Saturday 21st April at 11am from the tourist information centre situated in the library. Join the Sudbury story with a professional blue badge guide to show you around. This month we focus

    on Simon of Sudbury to coincide with the Sudbury Heritage Pub Crawl Charity Challenge.

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  • Cathryn Craig and Brian Willoughby, Quay, Sudbury, Today 20th April 2018

    Published: Fri, 20/04/2018 05:10


    With a combined working history reading like a Who’s Who of household names in music… Righteous Brothers, Mary Hopkin, Chet Atkins, Strawbs and many more, now it’s their turn at the front of the stage, to sing and play their own well-crafted brand of acoustic guitar-based material. Cathryn and Brian met in Michael Snow’s recording studio in

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  • George Michael Tribute Band at The India,18th – 19th April 2018

    Published: Wed, 18/04/2018 08:01


    The India is delighted to confirm our next Entertainment Night will be on Wednesday 18th and Thursday 19th April (Thursday 19th limited availability) featuring an outstanding Tribute to George Michael. Singing for more than two decades Robert has continued to wow audiences with his shows time and time again. Performing in entertainment venues, for

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  • The Pure Floyd Show, Quay, Sudbury, 14th April 2018

    Published: Sat, 14/04/2018 06:05


    A must see for all PINK FLOYD fans: A high energy 8 member tribute to the legendary Pink Floyd, covering songs from the psychedelic 1960s through to Dark Side of the Moon, The Wall, Division Bell, and touching upon many other albums and both classic and obscure tracks.

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  • A Floral Demonstration with Helen Newman, Quay, Sudbury, 12th April 2018

    Published: Thu, 12/04/2018 08:02


    Following 15 years working for leading florists in London, New York and the Middle East Helen and her family moved to rural Suffolk for a country style of living in 2010. She has since been able to work on individual projects based in her studio, drawing on a wealth of experience and new inspiration from her surroundings.

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  • Martin Turner (ex Wishbone Ash), Quay, Sudbury, 16th March 2018

    Published: Fri, 16/03/2018 08:03


    Fresh from sold-out 2017 shows during which they performed Wishbone Ash’s seminal 1972 album Argus in its entirety, Martin Turner and his band return to the concert stages in Spring 2018 to perform another classic album from the vintage years of Wishbone Ash – 1974’s iconic There’s the Rub.

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  • Sudbury Curry & Comedy Live at India Restaurant, 15th March 2018

    Published: Thu, 15/03/2018 07:28


    I am delighted to confirm our first Curry & Comedy entertainment night IN AID OF PROSTATE CANCER on Thursday 15th March 2018 in Sudbury. Gavin Milnthorpe sings, he plays guitar, he tells jokes – often all at the same time. Gavin is a multi talented singer-comedian, who has a sharp insight into growing up and the state of the world around him.

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  • Geoff Norcott: Traditionalism, Quay, Sudbury, 3rd March 2018

    Published: Sat, 03/03/2018 05:47


    The star of BBC2’s The Mash Report and Live At The Apollo takes to the road with his new show following a sell-out season at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. The world is changing at a dizzying rate. Geoff is trying to hold modern views, but worries that tradition is becoming a dirty word.

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  • The Rockabellas, Quay, Sudbury, 24th February 2018

    Published: Sat, 24/02/2018 06:11


    With killer heels, killer curves and killer harmonies, this velvety vocal trio have been called to the musical front line to lift the spirits of Ladies and gentlemen all over the world. Combining bespoke big band arrangements, cute choreography, top to toe pin-up couture and stunning close-harmony vocals, The Rockabellas, described by Dame Vera

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  • Kernos Quiz Night, Long Melford, 24th Febrauary 2018

    Published: Sat, 24/02/2018 06:10


    The Kernos Centre is holding its annual Quiz Night in Long Melford Village Hall. Individual tickets, which can be bought on the door, are £8 and this includes a hot meal and access to a licensed bar! You can either enter the Kernos Quiz as a ready-made team (of up to 8 people) or come along and team up with others on the night.

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  • Mares put Huntingdon Racecourse on top, 22nd February 2018

    Published: Thu, 22/02/2018 08:22


    Huntingdon Racecourse will stage the most valuable mares’ chase of the British jump racing season next Thursday. The Listed Smarkets Lady Protectress Mares’ Chase – the highlight of the afternoon’s racing – has jumped in value to £75,000. The track was boosted two years ago by the addition of the new steeple chase which is run over two-and-a-half

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  • Take a Step into the Sudbury Story, 17th February 2018

    Published: Sat, 17/02/2018 06:33


    Sudbury’s next popular monthly guided walk is Saturday 17th February at 11am from the tourist information centre situated in the library. Join the Sudbury story with a professional blue badge guide to show you around. Once upon a time there was Thomas Gainsborough famous 18th century portrait artist, the silk capital of the UK, the ancient water

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  • An Evening with Guillem Balague, Quay, Sudbury, 15th February 2018

    Published: Thu, 15/02/2018 08:28


    For more than 20 years Guillem Balagué has been the definitive voice in the world of Spanish football. The resident expert pundit and presenter of Sky Sports ‘Revista de la Liga’ he is also an award winning journalist and author who has written the definitive biographies of Pep Guardiola (Another Way of Winning), Leo Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo

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  • Whitney Houston Tribute Night, The India, Sudbury, Thursday 8th February 2018

    Published: Thu, 08/02/2018 08:06


    PURE WHITNEY in Sudbury offers all the fans the opportunity to experience a moving tribute to the musical life of the great soul and pop diva « Whitney Houston ». Reliving that magical presence that Whitney provided on stage, her resemblance to Whitney creates an amazing illusion for the audience and along with a lot of hard work, passion and vocal

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  • Memorial race for Cambridgeshire racehorse trainer, 8th February 2018

    Published: Thu, 08/02/2018 06:21


    The £30,000 Listed Sidney Banks Memorial Novices’ Hurdle is the feature contest at Huntingdon Racecourse next Thursday. The race was first run in the mid-1970s as a tribute to the father of the late racecourse chairman Michael Banks. Sidney Banks held a permit locally to train until his death in 1973.

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  • History Sundays, Quay, Sudbury, 4th February 2018

    Published: Sun, 04/02/2018 10:49


    Talk 1: Speakers: Liz Cole and members of the Sudbury Ephemera Archive. ‘Paul Earee – Gainsborough’s successor in Sudbury’. The artist and the architect – Paul Earee’s contribution to 20th century Sudbury.

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  • Bishop & Miller Auctioneers Vaulation Event, Sudbury, 31st January 2018

    Published: Wed, 31/01/2018 06:51


    Bishop & Miller Auctioneers of Stowmarket are returning to The Granary on Quay Lane in Sudbury on Wednesday 31st January 2018, from 10am – 1pm, for a free valuation event. After the success of previous events held in Sudbury, expert Oliver Miller will once again offer you the chance to bring along your antiques and collectables for a free no

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  • Sudbury Just Talk Campaign offers free drop in sessions

    Published: Fri, 26/01/2018 11:29


    Just Talk Campaign offers free drop in sessions where you can come and talk about anything that is concerning you in a safe and confidential environment. We offer two group sessions, one for Young Adults (15-22) and one for Adults.

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  • Huntingdon Racecourse Pertemps Raceday hosts the big Trainers, 26th January 2018

    Published: Fri, 26/01/2018 06:06


    Huntingdon Racecourse has had a recent increase in prize money on offer, thus attracting the best trainers in the country to the track. The feature race at 3.15pm is worth £20,000 in added stakes and includes Champion Trainer, Nicky Henderson’s Protek Des Flos – who won last time out on Heavy ground and ridden by Geraghty will take on the likes of

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  • Take a Step into the Sudbury Story, Today 20th January 2018

    Published: Sat, 20/01/2018 06:46


    Sudbury’s popular monthly guided walk resumes again for 2018 Saturday 20th January at 11am from the tourist information centre situated in the library. Tickets are on sale at £6 for adults and £4 for children
    Join the Sudbury story with a professional blue badge guide to show you around.

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  • Sultans of String, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, Today 27th January 2018

    Published: Thu, 18/01/2018 10:24


    3x JUNO (Canada’s Grammy) nominees Sultans of String are an « energetic and exciting band with talent to burn! » (Maverick Magazine, UK). Thrilling audiences with their genre-hopping passport of Celtic reels, Flamenco, Gypsy-jazz, Arabic, and Cuban rhythms, fiery violin dances with kinetic guitar, while funky bass lays down unstoppable grooves

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  • Akenfield Special, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, Sunday 7th January2018

    Published: Tue, 02/01/2018 10:19


    A special showing of ‘Akenfield’ as part of the River Stour Festival. We are hoping to have a special appearance by Ronald Blythe himself, along with Lord Andrew Phillips. There will be a short audio interview with Ronald Blythe preceding the main screening if an appearance is not possible (filmed this year).

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  • Aladdin, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 15th December – 1st January 2018

    Published: Mon, 01/01/2018 06:47

    Christmas just wouldn’t be Christmas without a visit to the pantomime at the Quay Theatre! This year will be no exception, as Sudbury Dramatic Society brings Aladdin to the stage. We have everything you could wish for in this traditional family feast of fun and frolics.

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  • Cambridgeshire racecourse set for Boxing Day races

    Published: Tue, 26/12/2017 07:01

    Huntingdon Racecourse is already getting in the festive mood for its most popular jump racing occasion of the year, its Boxing Day meeting sponsored by Cambridgeshire-based Boongate Kia. Every year at Christmas time, over 6,000 people descend on the Cambridgeshire track with friends and family for a traditional sporting day out.

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  • Dickensian Walk in Sudbury, 3rd December 2017

    Published: Sun, 03/12/2017 06:25


    ‘Dickensian Walk’ which takes place on Saturday 29th November at 11am. Meet in the library on Market Hill in Sudbury. Tickets cost £4 and it is advisable to book early as half our quota has now been sold. The 2 blue badge guides dress as ‘Scrooge’ and “Mrs Scratchit”. Scrooge has come from London to escape the Christmas festivities to stay with hi

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  • Wrong Jovi, Quay, Sudbury, December 2nd 2017

    Published: Sat, 02/12/2017 06:04


    Are you ready for One Wild Night with the hottest tribute band on the planet? If so, Wrong Jovi is the band for you. Wrong Jovi have been described as « the best Bon Jovi tribute band in the world » live on the radio by Justin Lee Collins (a tribute band expert in his own right) and personally thanked by former Bon Jovi guitarist, Richie Sambora

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  • Pure Imagination, Quay, Sudbury, 15th November 2017

    Published: Mon, 13/11/2017 10:26


    The cast that brought the smash hit musical « Half a Sixpence » to the Quay last year are back again with another great show to get your feet tapping. Loads of your favourite Musicals numbers, linked by a fascinating story line that will give you a peep behind the curtain into the dressing rooms, with all the tales of intrigue, vanity and lust that

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  • Sudbury holds annual Christmas Fair, Friday 24th November 2017

    Published: Fri, 10/11/2017 16:47


    Sudbury is to hold its annual Christmas Fair on Friday 24th November starting at 5 pm with the Christmas Lights being officially switched on at 6.30 pm, by the Town Mayor of Sudbury, Councillor Sarah Page and the winner of this year’s Christmas Card Competition.

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  • Whitechapel Freaks, Quay, Sudbury, 10th November 2017

    Published: Mon, 06/11/2017 17:03


    The year is 1888, and London is in terror at the murder spree being committed by Saucy Jack! Why not seek respite from the horrors of Whitechapel by spending the evening inside Tabram’s Music Hall? Fairy Fay guarantees a ripping time will be shared by one and all… A macabre cabaret of Victorian songs, weird skits and disturbing vignettes wherein

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  • Sudbury Sixth Form Open Evening, 9th November 2017

    Published: Mon, 06/11/2017 12:17

    Are you currently in Year 11? Are you looking for a Sixth Form that will personalise your journey and realise your full potential to support your Next Step? Thomas Gainsborough Sixth Form Open Evening, Sudbury, on Thursday 9th November is a fantastic opportunity to see what we can offer you.

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  • FOD’s Sixties Explosion Show, Quay, Sudbury, 21st October 2017

    Published: Sat, 21/10/2017 06:13


    Enjoy a night of nostalgia from four experienced musicians who take their audiences back to the most high energy decade in pop history. Listen to those haunting melodies that were the backdrop of that decade. FOD have a unique insight into the Legends of the Sixties – Lead Guitarist Martin Donald was formerly Musical Director to the Drifters.

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  • Limehouse Lizzy, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, Friday 6th October 2017

    Published: Fri, 06/10/2017 15:13


    Limehouse Lizzy continue to keep the spirit of Celtic rock icon Philip Lynott and his band Thin Lizzy alive, well and dominating stages worldwide. The band have also added a tribute into their show to ex-Thin Lizzy guitarist (and world renowned solo artist) Gary Moore.

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  • Richard Digence Golden Anniversary Tour, Quay, Sudbury, 22nd September 2017

    Published: Fri, 22/09/2017 07:48


    He’s chalked up – 31 albums, 14 books, an audio book with Bill Bryson, 3 million YouTube hits, Gold Award from The British Academy of Composers and a BAFTA Nomination in his career. He will be supported by acoustic duo The Broadside Boys, embarking on their first tour, just like Richard did all those years ago.

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  • Wow Sudbury is happening this Sunday

    Published: Sun, 17/09/2017 07:58


    This Sunday over 110 women and girls will take part in WoW (Women On Wheels) Sudbury. Organisers of Wow Sudbury are urging the public to cheer on the ladies if they see them on the routes. For any women still thinking about taking part it’s not too late to register, registration closes this Friday and on the day sign up is also available.

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  • Mildenhall Cycling Festival, 26th – 28th August 2017

    Published: Mon, 28/08/2017 06:28


    The 3-day event over the August bank Holiday weekend is back 2017. It is being relaunched at a fabulous new venue as well as with a new logo and website. But it will retain all the regular features of the Rally as they have become synonymous with ‘Mildenhall’ throughout UK cycling. »

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  • The Strange Doors, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 26th August 2017

    Published: Sat, 26/08/2017 07:22


    The Strange Doors are the UK’s most authentic tribute to the legendary American band The Doors. Audiences can expect ad-libbed poetry, a singer that jumps into the air and writhes on the floor (whilst conjuring the Lizard King with his rich baritone voice), those crisp organ sounds of Ray Manzarek cutting through the air with beautiful precision.

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  • Just Talk set up stall at Sudbury Carnival, 20th August 2017

    Published: Sun, 20/08/2017 07:05


    The Just Talk Campaign volunteers are setting up the stall from 9am at Belle View park in Sudbury. The Procession starts at 12.30pm from the Train Station to Belle View park we will be walking the route, handing out leaflets, wearing just talk campaign badges, collection tins have been specially made so we can collect money.

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  • Discover Medieval Lavenham, 16th August 2017

    Published: Wed, 16/08/2017 08:04


    A guided walk around the historic centre of this unique medieval village. Join us for coffee & shortbread in our pretty Tearoom, where the Guildhall Manager will give a short talk about the building before you set off to discover the hidden gems of Lavenham. Your guide will take you to the Church of St Peter & Paul, one of the finest parish churche

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  • That 80s Rock Show, Quay, Sudbury, 4th August 2017

    Published: Mon, 31/07/2017 10:28


    That 80s Rock Show is the ultimate, nostalgia filled rock tribute party paying homage to a whole era that taste forgot. Performed by a 6-piece live band performing all the biggest 80s stadium rock classics from Def Leppard, KISS, Whitesnake, Heart and lots lots more.

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  • Lavenham Sinfonia Concert, Haydn, Strauss, Schubert, 2nd July 2017

    Published: Sun, 02/07/2017 11:37


    The Lavenham Sinfonia gives vibrant, energetic concerts, with brilliant soloists, of great masterworks from our musical heritage. That we can do this year after year is due in part to the continued generous support of local businesses such as The Great House Restaurant and Hotel.

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  • Clare Party in the Park, Saturday 1st July 2017

    Published: Sat, 01/07/2017 06:21


    The Clare event of the year will soon be upon us and this time it will be even bigger and better. Please make a note in your diaries that the Party in the Park 2017 takes place on Saturday, 1st July in Clare Castle Country Park and will be open from 12 noon until 6pm.

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  • Tinnitus advice and free hearing screening tests in Sudbury, 27th June 2017

    Published: Mon, 26/06/2017 09:45


    Bloom hearing specialists in association with Drage and Tozer Opticians, Siam Place, Sudbury, are inviting people to book a FREE appointment with Jason Searle, bloom audiologist, to an open morning on Tuesday 27th June from 9am – 1pm, to talk about their tinnitus, how it affects them, and possible methods of treatment, while sharing a tea or coffe

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  • Celebrate Suffolk Day with SS Leisure in Sudbury, Wednesday 21st June 2017

    Published: Wed, 21/06/2017 06:53


    Suffolk Day is an opportunity to celebrate Suffolk’s history, art and culture, cutting edge technology, stunning coastline, wildlife, food and drink, businesses, sport, university – the list goes on and on. The aim of the event is to demonstrate our pride in Suffolk.

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  • Cockfield Art Show, 27th – 29th May 2017

    Published: Sun, 28/05/2017 06:36


    Cockfield Art Show 2017 is set to be one of the largest in East Anglia. In only its third year, and with entries still being accepted, over 90 artists will be exhibiting 650 pictures with pottery, glassware, ceramics and woodturning complementing the hung works.

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  • Bella Berserk, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, Friday 26th May 2017

    Published: Tue, 23/05/2017 10:16


    Bella Berserk brings you an evening of spectacular costumes in Sudbury, Amazing glamour, quick wit, comedy Character impressions, puppetry, songs, audience participation and stand-up.

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  • History Special, Peter Cooper, The Quay, Sudbury, 30th April 2017

    Published: Sun, 30/04/2017 09:44


    Peter Cooper and young musicians from Selwyn College, Cambridge will present a ‘musical lecture’ illuminating the lives of Sir George Murray Humphry, famous Victorian surgeon, born in 1820 in Sudbury’s Hardwicke House; his son Alfred, who often frequented Sudbury and was the Bursar of Selwyn College, 1884-1900 and his wife Lizzie, diarist and mothe

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  • Jesus, My Boy, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 14th April 2017

    Published: Fri, 14/04/2017 06:46


    Meet Joseph, just about the worst carpenter in the area. He first got to know his wife when she returned to complain about a table she had bought from him. It didn’t stop him asking her out and they eventually got married.

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  • Tribute Band to Tom Jones, The India, Sudbury, 13th April 2017

    Published: Thu, 13/04/2017 10:24


    The India in Sudbury will hold ac entertainment night on Thursday April 13th featuring Dean Jones, UK’s Number 1 Tribute to Sir Tom Jones. Dean Jones comes from Mountain Ash which is in the same South Wales valley, and just a few miles up the road from where the real Sir Tom Jones came from and grew up, Pontypridd.

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  • Kernos Quiz Night, Long Melford, 24th March 2017

    Published: Thu, 23/03/2017 12:47


    Individual tickets, which can be bought on the door, are £8 and this includes a hot meal and access to a licensed bar! You can either enter the Kernos Quiz as a ready-made team (of up to 8 people) or come along and team up with others on the night. Either way – to assist with the catering – it would be helpful if you could let us know your intentio

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  • Chris Wood, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 17th March 2017

    Published: Mon, 13/03/2017 14:42


    Chris Wood is an uncompromising writer whose music reveals his love for the un-official history of the English speaking people. With gentle intelligence he weaves the tradition with his own contemporary parables.

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  • Metal Detecting Course, Assington Mill, Sudbury, 26th March 2017

    Published: Sun, 19/02/2017 08:05


    The story of the metal detector and how they work. Great finds made by amateurs. How the equipment aids local history researches. What can be found and reading the landscape. Pottery types and field walking clues. Interpreting the evidence and building a picture of what once went on the now empty fields . Darren’s thirty five years experiences.

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  • Sudbury funding for St George’s Celebration Weekend in Sudbury, 22nd- 23rd April 2017

    Published: Wed, 15/02/2017 16:01


    Work is well underway for a St George’s weekend of celebration in Sudbury on 22nd and 23rd April. A grant of over £7,000 from the Big Lottery Fund to the Sudbury Market Town Partnership has been augmented by recent donations of £500 from County Cllr John Sayers to help with the costs of awards and prizes, and £870 from County Cllr Colin Spence, to

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  • Bricklaying for Amateurs, Assington Mill, Sudbury, 4th March 2017

    Published: Sun, 12/02/2017 11:27


    A one-day course to help you learn how to build walls, curved walls, plinths, brick edgings, brick paving, and shed bases. Mac Knox Weir will explain about brick bonds and when to use them, pointing and re-pointing, arches, mortars, which bricks to use and why.

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  • Exciting Weekend Line Up at The Prince of Wales, Sudbury

    Published: Thu, 02/02/2017 17:47


    One top of this we are offering a free small breakfast, half price medium breakfast and Large breakfast to all customers Saturday/Sunday between 12-3:00pm plus all the Sky sports and BT Sports football fixtures and a free cheese board Sunday evening 6pm.

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  • Leather & Lace, Quay, Sudbury, 3rd February

    Published: Mon, 30/01/2017 11:59


    “Leather & Lace” is a dynamic 7-piece rock band featuring some of the finest musicians & singers on the circuit playing all your favourites tracks from artists including Journey, Bon Jovi, Heart, Queen, Whitesnake, Europe, Boston, Cher, Foreigner, Bryan Adams, REO Speedwagon, Alice Cooper, Aerosmith, Mr Mister, Extreme, KISS, Toto, Def Leppard etc.

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  • Rush Weaving, Assington Mill, Sudbury, 28th January 2017

    Published: Fri, 27/01/2017 16:47


    Its soft, silk like and malleable qualities are gentle on the hands and very light weight. Its colours vary from light gold through gentle greens to bronzy hues. The craft has clear techniques to learn and, once mastered, poduces useful and practical products. It can become a wonderful sculptural medium.

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  • Crochet for Beginners, Assington Mill, Sudbury, 21st January 2017

    Published: Tue, 17/01/2017 13:37


    Crochet is a process of creating a fabric by interlocking threads of yarn, wool, cotton or other materials using a specialised hook. Crochet came to Europe in the early 1800s and its name is taken from the french word “crochet,” meaning a small hook. In times gone by, these were made from bone, but the commercially ones produced today are of metal

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  • Just Talk, Free Drop-In Sessions in Sudbury

    Published: Tue, 10/01/2017 08:41


    The suicide of Glenda’s children’s two friends in Sudbury has prompted her, an award winning business woman, to launch drop-in sessions to encourage people to talk about their problems.

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  • Silver Clay Jewellery Making, Assington Mill, 28th November 2016

    Published: Fri, 25/11/2016 10:29


    This is an extra day for this popular course, for those who don’t have to work on Mondays, or whose children are at school. Come and make presents for your friends and family, and relax and have fun at the same time! Silver clay is an amazing new art material (99% silver) that makes it possible for everyone to make real silver jewellery without t

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  • The Marie Lloyd Story, Quay, Sudbury, 25th November 2016

    Published: Fri, 25/11/2016 08:37


    Ladies and gentlemen, Miss Marie Lloyd, that pulchritudinous personification of the Golden Age of Music Hall, invites you to an evening of entertainment excellence in the Euterpian and Terpsichorean Arts; she’ll sing and dance a bit, sir!

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  • Sudbury catalytic converter marking event, 15th November 2016

    Published: Tue, 15/11/2016 07:54


    Officers in Sudbury are holding a free catalytic converter marking session to help reduce further crime. Members of the public are invited to attend during the day to get their catalytic converters marked free of charge by officers to reduce the chances of becoming a victim of crime. No appointment necessary – just bring your vehicle along on the d

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  • Buster James, The Prince of Wales, Sudbury, 12th November 2016

    Published: Sat, 12/11/2016 11:32


    Buster James are the real deal, born to perform their own brand of Rock and Blues to any audience, their line-up contains players who have performed to audiences worldwide and recorded with artists as diverse as Steve Marriott, Dire Straits, Dave Stewart, Bill Wyman, Mungo Jerry, FM and Iron Maiden.

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  • Bike Maintenance For Serious Cyclists, Assington Mill, 13th November 2016

    Published: Wed, 09/11/2016 09:38


    This is a more advanced one-day course on bike maintenance for those who do a lot of cycling, and who are keen to learn the finer points. The aim is to give you the knowledge and confidence to successfully diagnose and repair faults so that you can get the most out of your bike. Could be of use to triathletes.

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  • Hedgelaying, Assington Mill, Sudbury, 5th November 2016

    Published: Sun, 30/10/2016 13:42


    Hedgelaying is a traditional way of making a hedge stock proof, i.e. cutting and weaving and tying the branches so that the end result is an impenetrable fence. This will be a day out in the fresh air doing manual work. It is absolutely essential that you bring the equipment listed below, as this is a practical course, with only a short introducto

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  • Sudbury RUFC have a visit from Wayne Barnes, 30th October 2016

    Published: Sun, 30/10/2016 06:30


    Sudbury RUFC are delighted to announce that the top international referee Wayne Barnes will be visiting Sudbury on Sunday 30th October. He will officiate a number of minis and junior matches on the 1st team pitch (10am-12pm) and will then do a Q&A session in the clubhouse from 12pm. Wayne Barnes has refereed 69 International Test matches and over 1

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  • The Haunting of Exham Priory, Quay, Sudbury, 28th October 2016

    Published: Fri, 28/10/2016 17:11


    Following last year’s creepy ‘The Haunted Doll’s House », Rumpus Theatre Company make a welcome return with this new adaptation of H. P. Lovecraft’s classic gothic chiller and is very much in the usual Rumpus high-Gothic horror style; ideal for around Halloween!

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  • Tom Allen & Suzi Ruffell: Hit the Road, Quay, Sudbury, 22nd October 2016

    Published: Sat, 22/10/2016 13:59


    Suzi Ruffell ‘She is on top form, a feel good treat’ Time OutSuzi returns to the road with her third show ‘Common’ in which she explores her dodgy family history, her working class roots and makes you laugh a lot! Official tour support for Alan Carr and Josh Widdicombe.‘Impressively accomplished, innate stage presence and quality material, a classy

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  • Sudbury Memory Walk, Saturday 22nd October 2016

    Published: Sat, 22/10/2016 06:48


    The Sudbury Memory Walk is shaping up to be a pretty amazing event. Jerry Thatcher, urges residents of Sudbury to walk for a world without dementia. This Free community walk will take place on Saturday 22nd October 2016 at 12noon. You can join us young and old for a wonderful walk along memory lane. Starting and finishing at the Kingfisher Leisure

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  • Shakespeare’s Stand-up, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 21st October 2016

    Published: Fri, 21/10/2016 15:37


    In 1600 the greatest comedian in the world and the greatest playwright in history had a big fight what happened next is the stuff of legend…Having created the great comedy parts of Falstaff, Bottom and Dogberry, Will Kempe the comedian and William Shakespeare the writer fell out over Kempe’s ideas for a comedy part in Hamlet. To show Shakespeare

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  • Fruit Tree Pruning, 29th October 2016, Assington Mill

    Published: Fri, 21/10/2016 12:19


    Fruit Tree Pruning, 29 October 2016, 10.00 – 16.30. Assington Mill Rural Skills and Craft Courses. A one-day course to explain the principles of fruit tree pruning, the use of tools and how to sharpen them. This will be followed by a practical demonstration in Chris’s orchard on how to prune new trees, and another in a

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  • Calligraphy for beginners, Assington Mill, Sudbury, 30th October 2016

    Published: Sun, 16/10/2016 10:58


    We will look at historic calligraphy in the form of beautiful St.Cuthbert Gospel, from the Wearmouth-Jarrow monastery, written by an accomplished scribe sometime before 716 AD. After practising calligraphy techniques, we will adjust a few elements of this Uncial script to make it more modern, then write out a short quotation.

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  • An Audience with Bob Flowerdew, Quay, Sudbury, 15th October 2016

    Published: Sat, 15/10/2016 07:32


    Born a farmer’s son, Bob has tilled, planted, grown, complained, written, sung and charmed his way to being one of the nation’s favourite horticulture experts, with 20 years as a panelist on BBC Radio 4’s Gardeners Question Time being his most recognisable position in the public eye (or rather, ear).

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  • Whitesnake UK, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 14th October 2016

    Published: Fri, 14/10/2016 12:24


    Whitesnake UK play tribute to the very best of David Coverdale’s multi platinum selling band, Whitesnake. From the early classic Moody / Marsden line up to the present day US incarnation, faithfully reproducing timeless classics such as ‘Fool For Your Loving’ ‘Is This Love’ & ‘Here I Go Again’.

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  • Natural Skin Care: Gorgeous And Good For You, Assington Mill, 15th October 2016

    Published: Wed, 12/10/2016 13:13


    Learn the craft of balm-making and cream-making to produce completely natural skin products. This practical, empowering one-day workshop is a unique chance to transform your approach to skincare. Work with professional herablists to learn the uses of wild plants and to formulate your own costmetics and create beautiful gifts.

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  • Sudbury Memory Walk has only two weeks to go, 22nd October

    Published: Mon, 10/10/2016 12:40


    There is only two weeks to go before over 80 people join the Sudbury Memory Walk. Have you signed up yet? Jerry Thatcher, urges residents of Sudbury to walk for a world without dementia. You may remember reading about Kate who was 100 years old earlier this year. Kate is an avid adventurer and has travelled the world showing that with the right

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  • Tribute to The Bee Gees, India Restaurant, Sudbury, 6th October

    Published: Thu, 06/10/2016 10:28


    Entertainment Night at the India Restaurant, Sudbury, with a tribute to The Bee Gees. This will take place on Thursday October 6th where you can enjoy all the great music from the amazing ballads to the unforgettable Disco classics. A fitting tribute guaranteed to bring some nostalgia to your evening.

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  • Clare Flower Club Demonstration, 6th October 2016

    Published: Tue, 04/10/2016 08:05


    A demonstration by Melissa Sheldrake entitled « The Thyme Machine ». Come and enjoy a relaxing evening watching flowers come to life. It’s also competition time. Create an arrangement from an edible container, for example; cabbage, pumpkin, grapefruit, melon etc. the choice is endless! Visitors welcome! £5.00. Refreshments.

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  • LAVENHAM AIRFIELD WALK, 25th September

    Published: Sun, 25/09/2016 06:52


    A tour around the WW2 Airfield of the 487th Bomb Group, learn of the lives of the airmen on and off base. Some of the old buildings still remain – a morning reminiscing. Also the Military Vehicle Trust bring some of their WW2 vehicles along.

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  • Sudbury Bowls Club Open Day, 24th and 25th September

    Published: Sun, 25/09/2016 06:51


    Come and have a go free of charge at Sudbury Bowls Club Open Day on 24th and 25th September between 10am and 2pm. Whether you want to try bowls for the first time or are an experienced player, come and find out all the club has to offer.

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  • Wow Sudbury is happening this Sunday, 18th September

    Published: Sun, 18/09/2016 07:43


    This Sunday over 65 women and girls will take part in Women On Wheels Sudbury. Organisers of Wow Sudbury are urging the public to cheer on the ladies if they see them on the routes. For any women still thinking about taking part it’s not too late to register, registration closes this Friday.

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  • Novel In A Day, Assington Mill, Saturday 24th September 2016

    Published: Sat, 17/09/2016 15:32


    Bestselling author, Victoria Connelly, teaches all you need to know. Assington Mill Rural Skills and Craft Courses, Suffolk. Novel In A Day, Saturday 24th September 2016, 10am – 4pm. Tutor: Victoria Connelly. Assington Mill Rural Skills and Craft Courses.

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  • STURMER FAYRE, It’s a purple and orange day in Sturmer!

    Published: Fri, 16/09/2016 08:37


    Look out for the purple and orange balloons in Sturmer on 18 September. That Sunday is the day of Sturmer Fayre at Sturmer Hall (turn right up the gravel track where you see the signs for Sturmer Nurseries) starting at noon with fun for all the family including your pet pooch.

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  • Bazaar and Rummage, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 6th – 10th September 2016

    Published: Sat, 10/09/2016 07:25


    A funny and moving story of a self-help group of agoraphobic women who decide to break through their troubled and insular lives for one day by staging a Bazaar and Rummage sale in a London church hall where they begin to come to terms with the outside world. By the time they leave it is apparent that their agoraphobia is not cured but they have mad

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  • Stour Valley Communtiy Archaeology Events

    Published: Fri, 09/09/2016 10:56


    September – members are invited to volunteer to assist with the Court Knoll excavations at Nayland. (contact Sally Bartram: sallybartrum123@btinternet.com for info .Places may now be limited).

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  • Cider-making, Assington Mill, 11th September 2016

    Published: Sun, 04/09/2016 12:12


    Cider-making, 11th September 2016, 10am – 4.30pm
    Assington Mill Rural Skills and Craft Courses, Sudbury, Suffolk.
    Cyder (fermented from apples) and perry (from pears) are amongst the oldest drinks produced in the UK. As world leader, Britain is the largest cyder making country in the world and has a marvelous traditi

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  • Alan Bonner, Quay Music, Sudbury, 2nd September

    Published: Fri, 02/09/2016 10:37


    Sudbury’s own Alan Bonner returns to the Quay on tour with his new album « Night Music ».a collection of songs inspired by London and its nocturnal inhabitance. Songs inspired by the disaffected creatures that take to the streets and the bars of the city when the sun goes down.

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  • Sudbury Carnival 2016, Sunday 28th August 2016

    Published: Sun, 28/08/2016 06:21


    Sudbury Carnival 2016. Sudbury Carnival, Sudbury, Suffolk. Sunday 28th August 2016. The judging will commence at approximately 11.30am, with the Procession starting between 12.30pm and 1pm.

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  • 24 hours in EoE is back, 19th August

    Published: Tue, 16/08/2016 10:19


    Users of the popular social media platform Twitter are invited to take a sneak peek into the life of the region’s ambulance service when it runs its second 24-hour Twitterthon this Friday (19th August).

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  • Lavenham VOX, Operatic Duets and Solos, Saturday 13th August 2016

    Published: Sat, 13/08/2016 05:56


    Lavenham VOX is a series of Summer Lunchtime Recitals given by a wide range of talented groups and individuals. Each concert begins at 12 noon and lasts 30 minute. The concerts are free with a retiring collection.
    Lavenham VOX – Operatic Duets and Solos – Saturday 13th August 2016 – Lyn Cook and Judith Douglas

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  • John Etheridge Solo, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 5th August 2016

    Published: Mon, 01/08/2016 13:01


    Celebrating the wealth of early and modern jazz, blues and fusion, John has played at asthe top of the jazz & contemporary guitar world for 30 years.First spotted by the press in 1970s in fusion bands, he replaced Allan Holdsworth in Soft Machine in 1975 and then started touring the world with Stephane Grappelli.

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  • Lavenham Hall Open Gardens, 30th July 2016

    Published: Sat, 30/07/2016 07:35

    5-acre garden built around the ruins of the original ecclesiastical buildings on the site and the village’s 1-acre fishpond. The garden incl deep borders of herbaceous planting with sweeping vistas and provides the perfect setting for the sculptures which Kate makes in her studio at the Hall and exhibits both nationally and internationally.

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  • Sudbury Hockey Club, Summer Camp 2016

    Published: Tue, 26/07/2016 10:28

    Sudbury Hockey Club, Summer Camp 2016

    Saturday 30th July and Saturday 6th August 2016.

    Sudbury Hockey Club in Sudbury are proud to offer places for children on their Summer Camp 2016.

    Sudbury Hockey Club have increasing numbers in it’s thriving Under 10 and Under 12 sections; therefore have decided to continue with the su

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  • Viva Neil Diamond! Saturday July 16th 2016, 7:30pm.

    Published: Fri, 15/07/2016 15:30

    Viva Neil Diamond! Saturday July 16th 2016, 7:30pm.The Quay Theatre, Quay Lane, Sudbury, Suffolk.

    As well as his UK tours Bob Drury has performed Neil’s songs at venues throughout the world including, in 2015, for the American Neil Diamond Fan Club in Nashville, Tennessee. Following the success of his show in the US, Bob is featured in the movi

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  • Leonardo Da Vinci: The Genius in Milan, 15th July

    Published: Fri, 15/07/2016 09:28


    Leonardo Da Vinci: The Genius in Milan, Friday July 15th 2016, 7:30pm
    The Quay Theatre, Quay Lane, Sudbury, Suffolk. Filmed during an extraordinary exhibition dedicated to Leonardo Da Vinci in Milan in 2015, and led by the greatest experts on his work.We will explore as neve

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  • Trumbo (Film), Quay Theatre, Sudbury, July 12th 2016

    Published: Tue, 12/07/2016 08:44

    Trumbo (Film), Tuesday July 12th 2016, 2:30pm

    The Quay Theatre, Quay Lane, Sudbury, Suffolk.

    In 1947, Dalton Trumbo (Bryan Cranston) was Ho

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  • Andrei Tarkovsky, Thursday July 14th 2016.

    Published: Thu, 07/07/2016 13:16

    Andrei Tarkovsky, The Quay Theatre, Sudbury, Suffolk.

    Thursday July 14th 2016, 10:30a

    The most famous Soviet film-maker since Sergei M. Eisenstein, his first feature, Ivan’s Childhood (1962), won the top prize at the Venice Film Festival. Tarkovsky’s films are characterized

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  • Clare Country Park Goes Wild, Sunday 3rd July 2016

    Published: Sun, 03/07/2016 06:56


    Clare Country Park Goes Wild, Sunday 3rd July 2016. On 3rd July 2016, Clare Castle Country Park in Suffolk, will be hosting a day’s exploration of the Park’s wildlife. This is a fun day out for the whole family to investigate the amazing variety of plants and animals that live in the Park. Experts will be on hand

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  • Headline music acts named for three day festival

    Published: Wed, 29/06/2016 13:02


    Headline music acts named for three day festival. An exciting musical line-up has been announced for a three-day Suffolk music and arts festival, which raises money for the Teenage Cancer Trust.Fast-emerging Swedish-Malawian band The Very Best will dash from their Hyde Park gig, where they are supporting Mumford and Sons to headline at Pettafie

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  • The Importance of Being Earnest (Live Encore), Wednesday 29th June 2016.

    Published: Tue, 28/06/2016 09:28


    The Importance of Being Earnest (Live Encore), Wednesday 29th June 2016.
    The Quay Theatre, Sudbury, Suffolk. Wednesday June 29th 2016, 6:30pm, The Quay Theatre, Sudbury. Another chance to see this fantastic 4-star production of Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest starring, the Olivier Award nominee and Poirot star, David S

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  • Goat Husbandry, 26th June 2016

    Published: Fri, 24/06/2016 10:02


    Assington Mill Rural Skills and Craft Courses, Goat Husbandry, 26th June 2016
    Goat Husbandry, 26 June 2016, 9.30am to 4.30pm. Assington Mill Rural Skills and Craft Courses Tutor: Beverley Whelan This one-day course will help you to find out whether you want to keep goats. Course Content This course is aimed at the complete beginner and will

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  • JSLN Dance Company, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 24th June

    Published: Fri, 24/06/2016 08:25


    Whether you already are a ballet lover and cherish the entire bandwidth from the big classics to neo classical works or just want to find yourself rolling around in your seats to the antics familiar characters from ‘Allo ‘Allo interpreted into the language of dance, this show is for you! »

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  • Suffolk music moguls bring back three day festival for Teenage Cancer Trust

    Published: Fri, 24/06/2016 07:59

    Suffolk music moguls bring back three day festival for Teenage Cancer Trust

    A “unique and wonderful” three-day music and arts festival – which raises money for Teenage Cancer Trust – is returning to the Suffolk events calendar for 2016.

    PettaFiesta, last held in 2014, is a multi-generation celebration of original live music, the arts, the s

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  • Clare Grand Summer Fete, 19th June

    Published: Sun, 19/06/2016 07:05

    This is an old time fete, with family-affordable games in the gardens are space between two popular pubs, with a beer festival in one pub, live music in the other.

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  • Sounds of Simon The Quay Theatre, Sudbury. Saturday June 18th 2016, 7:30pm

    Published: Sat, 18/06/2016 10:03


    Sounds of Simon, The Quay Theatre, Sudbury. Saturday June 18th 2016, 7:30pm As seen on BBC The One Show! The Sounds of Simon is a tribute to the wonderful music of Simon and Garfunkel.All The Hits and more is the brand new show that does exactly was it says on the tin.Hits include Hey Schoolgirl, released in 1957, when they were known

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  • Teenage Cancer Trust Event on Friday 22nd of June 2016

    Published: Mon, 13/06/2016 15:24

    Teenage Cancer Trust Event on Friday 22nd of June 2016

    We are holding a Teenage Cancer Trust Event at the East Kent College which is inspired by our professional cookery students Emily McKay.

    Emily has been fighting cancer for three years now, during this she time, has remained continuously positive becoming an ambassador for TCT and has ke

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  • Wooden spoon-carving on 11th June 2016

    Published: Fri, 10/06/2016 09:30

    Assington Mill Rural Skills and Craft Courses – Wooden spoon-carving

    Wooden spoon-carving

    11 June 2016, 10am to 4.30pm

    Assington Mill Rural Skills and Craft Courses

    Tutor: James Linford

    There is no end to the variety of spoon designs that can be created, from the most simple and rustic spoon to something extremely polished and orn

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  • River Stour Boat Trips to the Henny Swan, every Sunday in Sudbury

    Published: Sun, 05/06/2016 15:22


    Boat Trips on the River Stour in Sudbury will meander down the river every Sunday over the Summer to the Henny Swan. There are three to choose from, each with which comes with a knowledgeable Skipper whom will tell you about the history of the river and anything else you would like to know!

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  • Walking into History in the Heart of Suffolk 14th May – 5th June

    Published: Sun, 05/06/2016 09:20


    ‘A Stroll Through the Ages’ (part of the 2016 Suffolk Walking Festival number 48) will enrich your knowledge of Stowmarket which has pre-Saxon roots, and there is evidence of a Roman settlement. 16th, 17th and 18th century buildings are dotted around the town in the conservation

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  • Bloody Mary Returns Framingham Castle, Suffolk. Saturday 28 – Monday 30 May 2016

    Published: Mon, 30/05/2016 08:17

    Bloody Mary Returns, Framingham Castle,Bloody Mary Returns, Framingham Castle, Suffolk.Saturday 28 – Monday 30 May 2016, 11am to 5pm.Travel back to Tudor England and meet one of the most gruesome monarchs of all. 2016 is the 500th anniversary of Mary’s birth!

    Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of the 1500s in our Tudor encampments

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  • Art About Town in Sudbury 13th – 28th May 2016

    Published: Sat, 28/05/2016 12:20


    Thanks to the generosity of local businesses, Winch and Blatch, The Angel Wine Bar and The Art and Framing Centre, artists living in and around Sudbury have been given the opportunity to display their work as a prelude to the ever popular Suffolk Open Studios

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  • They’re Playing Our Song on 28th May 2016

    Published: Sat, 28/05/2016 09:25


    Sudbury Musicals Society are back with this vibrant musical comedy. They’re Playing Our Song features a book by three-time Tony Award winner Neil Simon, music by Oscar and Tony Award winner Marvin Hamlisch and lyrics by Oscar and Grammy Award winner Carol Bayer Sager. When Vernon Gersch, an e

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  • Gluten-free baking, 25th June 2016, Assington Mill, Suffolk.

    Published: Tue, 24/05/2016 09:29


    Gluten-free baking,25th June 2016, 10am to 4.30pm, Assington Mill, Suffolk. Tutor: Ursula Ferrigno. Many people know that gluten in food affects their health; many others don’t. The testing in this country is not as comprehensive as in some other European countries. Gluten intolerance can lead to stomach bloating and pain, lethargy and more sev

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  • Sudbury Cricket, Sparky’s Scoop, 23rd May 2016

    Published: Mon, 23/05/2016 10:52


    Well probably the best weekend of the season so far for Sudbury. The Under 13s set the tone with an excellent win over Stowmarket on Thursday. Followed by a super performance by the ladies on Friday night. They recorded their first win of the season over Eight Ash Green.

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  • The 177th Hadleigh Show – Saturday 21st May 2016

    Published: Sat, 21/05/2016 06:23


    The 177th Hadleigh Show, near Sudbury in Suffolk, takes place on Saturday 21st May at Holbecks Park on the edge of Hadleigh, Suffolk. This year we are thrilled to welcome back the world famous Royal Signals White Helmets Display Team. In their immaculate uniforms they will be performing spectacular feats of balance, death defying crossover rides

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  • Long Melford Farmers Market, Saturday 21st May 2016.

    Published: Fri, 20/05/2016 19:12


    Long Melford, Sudbury. Every month we will be holding a free raffle for all customers -you will receive a free entry at each stall you make a purchase from, and at the end of the market one lucky customer will be selected to receive a box of produce from the market. We will also be serving hot and cold refreshments in our on-site cafe,

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  • 20 Years of Richmond Fellowship in Sudbury, Suffolk on Friday 20th May 2016, 10am to 2pm

    Published: Thu, 19/05/2016 13:39

    20 years of Richmond Fellowship in Sudbury, Suffolk.

    Mental health charity Richmond Fellowship will be celebrating 20 years of Making Recovery Reality in Sudbury, Suf and the surrounding villages on Friday 20 May, 10am-2pm in St Peter’s Church, Market Hill Sudbury.

    An art exhibition, a pop-up Sparky’s Café, chit chat group, stalls, activiti

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  • Invitation to Big Brekkie in Aid of Christian Aid Week, 18th May 2016

    Published: Thu, 19/05/2016 09:35

    Classic car meet and fundraiser event at Daniel Piper Motor Services

    At the garage in Pentlow, Sudbury, Suffolk, we don’t require a lot of persuasion to host a social meet! This time we are hosting a ‘Big Brekkie’ in aid of Christian aid week and have invited a few classic car owners to adorn our yard with their four wheeled delights.

    If you

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  • Outside Edge, Saturday 14th May 2016

    Published: Sat, 14/05/2016 09:10

    Outside Edge

    The Quay Theatre, Sudbury, Suffolk.

    Production Company: Sudbury Dramatic Society

    A varied group of couples, with nothing more in common than a desire for the men to put bat to ball in their regular Saturday cricket match, are pitched toge

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  • Storytime at The Quay, Sudbury, Suffolk. Monday May 9th 2016, 10:30am

    Published: Mon, 09/05/2016 07:35

    Storytime at The Quay, Sudbury, Suffolk.

    Monday May 9th 2016, 10:30am

    Free Entry

    This storytelling session will be conducted by resident all-round theatrical whizz, Sara Knight. The book will be ‘Hairy MacLary from Donaldson’s Dairy’ by Lynley Dodd. Expect interraction and laughs aplenty.

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  • The Premier East Anglian, 8th May 2016. Classic Car Event. 8th May 2016

    Published: Sun, 08/05/2016 06:53

    The Premier East Anglian Classic Car Event.

    Welcome to the 8th South Suffolk Classic Run, jointly organised by the Eastern Counties Motor Club and the West Suffolk Motor Club. Event Information

    This year the event starts in North Street in the centre of Sudbury, which will be specially closed for the event! From the start the route heads sout

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  • 45 Years (Film) on Thursday May 5th 2016, 7:30pm

    Published: Wed, 04/05/2016 08:20

    45 Years (Film) on Thursday May 5th 2016, 7:30pm

    The Quay Theatre, Sudbury, Suffolk.

    A married couple preparing to celebrate their wedding anniversary receive shattering news that promises to forever change the course of their lives.

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  • Medieval Mayhem This May Bank Holiday -Framlingham Castle’s Siege

    Published: Mon, 02/05/2016 09:42


    This May Bank Holiday (Sun 1 – Mon 2 May) English Heritage will be recreating the famous Siege of Framlingham Castle from within the castle walls in the 800th anniversary year. Visitors will be transported back to 1216 when King John of England arrived at Framlingham, demanding the surrender of the Castle.

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  • Aspects of Culture in Victorian Sudbury – Peter Cooper Sunday May 1st 2016, 7:30pm The Quay Theatre, Sudbury, Suffolk.

    Published: Sun, 01/05/2016 06:40

    Aspects of Culture in Victorian Sudbury – Peter Cooper

    Sunday May 1st 2016, 7:30pm

    The Quay Theatre, Sudbury, Suffolk.
    Two academic lectures in one!1. Relationships and Chinese Puzzles:

    Friends and Foes in Victorian Sudbury2. ‘Kind Sir, we are not ten fair maidens, we are five’:
    Fractions, Faith and Farming in Sudbury,

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  • T-Rextasy Unplugged, Saturday April 30th 2016, 7:30pm

    Published: Sat, 30/04/2016 07:28

    T-Rextasy Unplugged, Saturday April 30th 2016, 7:30pm

    The Quay Theatre, Sudbury, Suffolk

    T-Rextasy ‘Unplugged’ brings you the songs of Marc Bolan played acoustically and sung by Danielz (lead singer and lead guitarist with T.Rextasy), accompanied by John Skelton (drummer with T.Rextasy) on congas and percussion.

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  • West Suffolk Motorsport Club, Sudbury, Suffolk. Autosolo 5th June 2016

    Published: Fri, 29/04/2016 10:04

    West Suffolk Motorsport Club was founded in 1966 to promote motor sport in the local area.

    The Club organises a variety of events throughout the year, with members competing at all levels from club events including travelling abroad.

    We meet at the Horringer Social Club every Wednesday night at 8.30pm. Newcomers are very welcome, lots of help

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  • Stuart Harling Exhibition in Sudbury, Suffolk, on Friday 1st to 29th April 2016.

    Published: Mon, 25/04/2016 13:38

    Stuart Harling Exhibition in Sudbury, Suffolk, on Friday 1st / 29th April 2016.

    Stuart Harling Exhibition at The Art and Framing Centre, 8 Friars Street, Sudbury CO10 2AA.
    Concepts

    All my work is created in the studio from memories of nature, the sea, cities, music and myth.

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  • Beekeeping for Beginners on 24 April 2016, 10am to 5pm

    Published: Sat, 23/04/2016 19:08

    Assington Mill Rural Skills and Craft Courses

    Beekeeping for Beginners on

    24 April 2016, 10am to 5pm

    Tutor: Simon Cousins – bees
    Cost: 85 including home-made lunch etc.

    This course is an introduction to the subject, with the emphasis on the practical aspects of bee-keeping and is designed for beginners. We will have a look at so

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  • The Almost Complete History of Britain Saturday April 23rd 2016, 7:00pm

    Published: Sat, 23/04/2016 07:36

    The Almost Complete History of Britain

    Saturday April 23rd 2016, 7:00pm

    The Quay Theatre, Sudbury, Suffolk.

    Production Company:The Pantaloons
    Book Now

    « Horrible Histories meets the Reduced Shakespeare Company… Genius. » Gloucestershire Echo »An energetic and playful romp through the centuries. » Mail on SundayMud, blood and stiff upper-li

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  • A Walk Through History, 24th April 2016

    Published: Sat, 23/04/2016 06:08

    A Free History Walk at Ridgewell Airfield 24th April 2016

    My names Martin and I’m the Community Archaeologist for a three year Heritage Lottery Funded project exploring the legacy of the US 8th Army Air Force during their time here in WW2. I am leading a Free heritage walk around Ridgewell airfield on Sunday 24th April, 2016 and would very much

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  • Assington Mill, Wild medicine on 23 April 2016, 10am to 5pm

    Published: Sat, 23/04/2016 06:05


    Assington Mill, Suffolk, Wild Medicine Course. For thousands of years we have depended on plants to provide the essentials of life – food, shelter, clothing, fuel and medicine. In many respects little has changed. For most of the world’s population, plant medicine is still mainstream medicine. Now many in the more developed world are looking

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  • Voodoo Room, an evening of Hendrix & Cream, Friday 22nd April 2016

    Published: Fri, 22/04/2016 16:11


    Voodoo Room: An Evening of Hendrix & Cream

    Tickets: £16.00 (Friends: £15.00)
    Friday April 22nd 2016, 7:30pm

    Book Now

    Voodoo Room are a new and exciting Classic Power Trio, paying tribute to both ‘Hendrix’ and ‘Cream’.Featuring some of the U.K.’s finest musicians, they perform a kicking, world class show in total appreciation of these tw

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  • Colne Engaine War Memorial Project, near Sudbury in Suffolk.

    Published: Fri, 22/04/2016 08:45

    Colne Engaine War Memorial Project, near Sudbury in Suffolk.

    Completion of building and dedication service

    After the initial idea was postulated in 2013 and 3 after years of planning and fundraising £26,000 was raised to carry out building. A new War Memorial structure was started in 2016 and it will be completed in time for the Public Dedicati

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  • Sudbury AFC Club Sponsors to mark championship win with a special treat for fans

    Published: Thu, 21/04/2016 23:07

    Sudbury AFC Club Sponsors to mark championship win with a special treat for fans

    FANS of newly crowned champions AFC Sudbury are going to receive another treat thanks to the club’s main sponsor.

    Every single supporter which attends the club’s final game of the season will get 40% off new spectacles purchased at the town optician’s Wardale Wi

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  • How the Koala Learnt to Hug

    Published: Sat, 16/04/2016 08:53

    How The Koala Learnt To Hug

    Tickets: Adults £8.50 Children: £7.50 (4 children for £28.00)

    Saturday April 16th 2016, 2:30pm

    Click here to Book Now

    Koalas are the cuddliest critters but just how did the koala learn to hug?That’s the question our magical Australian storyteller means to answer as he tries to get his daughter (as well as the ch

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  • Giselle (Live Ballet), Royal Opera House, Sunday 17th April 2016

    Published: Sat, 16/04/2016 07:30

    Giselle (Live Ballet), Royal Opera House, Sunday 17th April 2016.

    The Quay Theatre, Sudbury, Suffolk.

    The ballet’s title role also offers one of the great challenges of the ballet repertory, as Giselle transforms from an innocent peasant girl, duped into love, to a forgiving spirit who saves her lover from death.

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  • Fresh and Fun New Dance Fitness Trend is coming to Sudbury, Suffolk.

    Published: Sun, 10/04/2016 20:29

    Fresh and Fun New Dance Fitness Trend is coming to Sudbury, Suffolk.

    Clubbercise U18, a new dance fitness class for 11-17 year olds is coming soon to Sudbury.

    Claire Evans will be holding her first Clubbercise Class at Kingfisher Leisure Centre on Thursday 14th April at 16.30.

    Clubbercise U18 classes are taught in a darkened room with disc

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  • Nayland Farmers Market, Saturday 9th April 2016

    Published: Fri, 08/04/2016 07:55


    Every month over thirty of the region’s very best local producers fill the village hall with produce all of which has come from within a 30 mile radius of Nayland with traders travelling from Colchester, Lawford, Sudbury and Wormingford.

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  • Lettice & Lovage, The Quay Theatre, Sudbury, Suffolk. on 7th, 8th and 9th April 2016

    Published: Thu, 07/04/2016 15:09


    Lettice & Lovage, The Quay Theatre, Sudbury, Suffolk.
    on 7th, 8th and 9th April 2016

    What happens when two independent female characters encounter each other? One is prone to excessive theatricality, the other apparently strait-laced, formal and officious, they make an unusual pair at the centre of Peter Shaffer’s multi-award winning comedy. Th

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  • Rod Stewart Entertainment Night, Thursday 7th April, the India Restaurant, Sudbury, Suffolk.

    Published: Thu, 07/04/2016 15:08

    Rod Stewart Entertainment Night, Thursday 7th April, the India Restaurant, Sudbury, Suffolk.

    Rod Stuart is without doubt one of the finest Rod Stewart artists in the UK today. Not only is he an uncanny Rod Stewart look alike, he is a fantastic sound alike too. Add to that the moves, the charisma & the showmanship and you have the next best th

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  • Local History Author’s Book Sale in Sudbury, Suffolk, onThursday 7th April 2016.

    Published: Thu, 07/04/2016 11:05

    Local History Author’s Book Sale in Sudbury, Suffolk, on Thursday 7th April 2016.

    St Peter’s Church, Sudbury, Suffolk. 9.45 to 2pm.

    Local history book authors in Sudbury, Suffolk, have been doing a spring clean of storage and the result will be a deep-cut-price book sale at St Peter’s, Sudbury, on Thursday, April 7th 2016.

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  • Archaeological Building Recording in Suffolk & East Anglia: We need your help!

    Published: Wed, 06/04/2016 20:27


    Archaeological Building Recording in Suffolk & East Anglia: We need your help!

    Over the coming months our Community Archaeologist is going to be out recording a number of airfield sites across East Anglia and he needs your help to carry out the survey work!

    The recording process is straightforward, no previous experience is necessary and full

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  • Clay ovens – how to build one Sunday 3rd April 2016, 10am to 4pm

    Published: Fri, 01/04/2016 20:58

    Assington Mill Rural Skills and Craft Courses

    Clay ovens – how to build one

    Sunday 3rd April 2016, 10am to 4pm
    Tutor: Jon Dyvig Cost: £95 inc. home-made lunch, biscuits & cakes

    This is a very practical, hands-on, one-day course on how to build your own clay oven for baking pizzas, bread, etc. Jon Dyvig (click on his name above to see

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  • Railway Walk Melford Hall, Saturday 2nd April 2016

    Published: Thu, 31/03/2016 10:29

    Melford Hall, Suffolk Railway Walk, Saturday 2nd April 2016.

    A popular guided walk taking in some railway history as well as the natural beauty of the Suffolk countryside.

    Join us for a guided four-mile walk retracing the route of the former Great Eastern Railway Line linking the medieval wool towns of Lavenham and Long Melford.

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  • Fleece Jazz – Pete Churchill & Mishka Adams, Suffolk, Friday 1st April 2016

    Published: Thu, 31/03/2016 09:46


    Fleece Jazz –Pete Churchill & Mishka Adams, Suffolk, Friday 1st April 2016
    Stoke By Nayland Hotel, Suffolk, CO6 4P.

    7.30pm Tickets £15. Students half price.
    Box Office 01787 211865.
    Fleece Jazz (not only Jazz!) presents the best improvised music every Friday at 7.30 p.m.

    We have been presenting top class Blues and Jazz, World, Soul, Funk,

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  • Easter Eggs at The Jewel of Suffolk, The Crystal Path.

    Published: Sun, 27/03/2016 22:08


    Easter Jewel of Suffolk Eggs, come to browse around and feel the special beauty and energy of the crystals at the The Crystal Path – ‘ The Jewel of Suffolk’.
    Easter is nearly upon us and we will be open for you on Saturd

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  • Assington Mill, Felt Making, 2nd April 2016.

    Published: Sun, 27/03/2016 11:47


    At Assington Mill, Suffolk, come and learn the oldest of textile arts – Feltmaking. During the day you will have a beginners guide to the traditional wet-felting technique and make a piece of beautiful felt fabric that you can transform into a brooch, purse, other small item, or simply frame up as a picture. You will also have an introduction to

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  • Rod Stewart Entertainment Night Thursday 7th April

    Published: Mon, 21/03/2016 17:11

    Restaurant, Sudbury

    Rod Stuart is without doubt one of the finest Rod Stewart artists there is in the UK today. Not only is he uncanny Rod Stewart look alike, he is a fantastic sound alike too. Add to that the moves, the charisma & the showmanship and you

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  • Sudbury Symphony Orchestra, Sunday 20th March 2016

    Published: Sun, 20/03/2016 08:12

    Sudbury Symphony Orchestra Sunday 20th March 2016

    Sudbury Symphony Orchestra’s next concert features Dvorák’s No. 6 Symphony in D Major and Beethoven’s 5th Piano Concerto in E flat major.

    The Czech composer’s 6th symphony was written in 1880 and shows his profound admiration and love of both Brahms and Wagner but yet the symphony always retai

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  • Assington Mill, Chainsawing for Amateurs, 19th March 2016

    Published: Wed, 16/03/2016 13:21


    Assington Mill, Chainsawing for Amateurs,19 March 2016, 9am – 4pm,
    Does someone in your family own and use a chainsaw? Has s/he had any proper training? If not, s/he really needs some to avoid a serious injury.
    Get ready for all the summer work: maintenance of the chainsaw, cutting firewood, removing fallen or dead trees and felling unwanted

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  • The Befriending Scheme Presents: Tuesday March 15th 2016, 7:30pm, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, Suffolk.

    Published: Tue, 15/03/2016 10:47


    The Befriending Scheme Presents:
    Tuesday March 15th 2016, 7:30pm
    Sudbury Quay Theatre, Tues 15th March 7.30pm
    The Befriending Scheme presents an evening of great music, featuring a host of outstanding young musicians. Acts include the excellent blues–rock trio The Harry Slater Band, gifted 17 year old acoustic soul-stress, Feven Habtezghi,

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  • Assington Mill – Goat Husbandry, 13th March 2016.

    Published: Sat, 12/03/2016 10:15

    Assington Mill Rural Skills and Craft Courses

    Goat Husbandry

    Date: 13 March 2016

    Tutor: Beverley Whelan

    Cost: £90 including home-made lunch & all other refreshments

    Time: 9.30 – 4.30

    Bookings / Places: 10 / 12

    This one-day course will help you to find out whether you want to keep goats.

    Course Content

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  • Sudbury RFC Glow Party 4th March 2016

    Published: Wed, 02/03/2016 08:17

    Sudbury RFC Glow Party 4th March 2016

    Glow Party, Sudbury Rugby Club, Friday 4th March, 7pm, Sudbury RFC U12’s Glow Party, Sudbury Rugby Club, Sudbury, Suffolk.

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  • Why does my dog? Assington Mill, Sunday 6th March 2016

    Published: Tue, 01/03/2016 19:02

    Why does my dog …?

    6 March 2016
    Tutor: Jane Williams B.Sc., M.A., M.Sc. (Certified Clinical Animal Behaviourist), ABTC listed
    Cost: 85 inc. home-made lunch, biscuits & cakes etc.
    Time: 10am to 4pm

    On this one-day course, Jane Williams (click on her name above to see more about her) will aim to answer questions about your dog, such as w

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  • Shadowlands, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, Suffolk, 1st to 5th March 2016, 7:45pm

    Published: Tue, 01/03/2016 18:35

    Shadowlands, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, Suffolk, Tuesday1st to Friday 5th March 2016, 7:45pm

    Tickets: £9.00 No concessions

    Set in the male enclave of Oxford in the 1950s, Shadowlands is the poignant, humorous and ultimately optimistic story of the unlikely relationship between Oxford academic and author CS Lewis and American poet Joy Davidman. Fr

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  • Sudbury RFC, Sudbury, Suffolk, to Host Walking with the Wounded Presentation on Sunday 13th March 2016, 12.30-130pm

    Published: Fri, 26/02/2016 09:02


    Sudbury RFC, Sudbury, Suffolk, to Host Walking with the Wounded Presentation
    on Sunday 13th March 2016, 12.30-130pm
    Sudbury RFC are delighted, on Sunday 13th March at 12.30pm, to be hosting the Charity ‘Walking with the wounded’ (WWTW) www.walkingwiththewounded.org.uk a phenomenal Charity that has Prince Harry as one their major supporters.

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  • Shadowlands, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, Suffolk, Tuesday March 1st 2016, 7:45pm

    Published: Wed, 24/02/2016 14:12

    Shadowlands, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, Suffolk, Tuesday March 1st 2016, 7:45pm

    Tickets: £9.00 No concessions

    Set in the male enclave of Oxford in the 1950s, Shadowlands is the poignant, humorous an

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  • Quay Theatre, Sudbury, Suffolk, As You Like It

    Published: Sun, 21/02/2016 09:14

    Quay Theatre, Sudbury, Suffolk.

    As You Like It – Live Broadcast,Thursday February 25th 2016, 6:45pm

    NT Live – Picturehouse Entertainment

    Tickets: £15.00 No Concessions

    Shakespeare’s glorious comedy of love and change comes to the National Theatre for the first time in over 30 years, with Rosalie Craig (London Road

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  • Bridge Project, Sudbury, Suffolk

    Published: Sun, 21/02/2016 08:30

    Bridge Project, Synergy Cafe, Sudbury, Suffolk, Sunday 22nd February, 11am – 3pm

    Synergy Cafe in Sudbury, Suffolk welcomes people living with dementia to join us, every Monday (excluding Bank Holidays) with their family carer or a friend, to socialise, relax, participate in enjoyable activities and receive information and practical support. The

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  • Quay Theatre, Sunday 21st February 2016

    Published: Wed, 17/02/2016 10:22


    Quay Theatre, Sudbury, Suffolk,Quay History, Sunday 21st February 2016,7:30pm,Talk 1: Robin Drury: ‘Slugs, Kerns and Quoins’ – a brief history of Sudbury’s print trade Sudbury’s connections with the print trade in its many guises are as interesting a story as in any of the boo

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  • Quay Theatre, Sudbury, Suffolk – Absolute Bowie: 1974 Onwards, Saturday 20th February 2016Friday 19th February 2016

    Published: Tue, 16/02/2016 15:42


    bsolute Bowie: 1974 Onwards
    Quay Music, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, Suffolk
    Saturday February 20th 2016, 7:30pm
    Tickets: £19.00 or £35.00 for both nights
    Covering Bowie’s songs from 1974 on, including the Diamond Dogs days up to China Girl, Modern Love and more! From Europe’s premier Bowie Tribute Band, featuring the fabulous John O’Neill as the man

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  • Quay Theatre, Sudbury, Suffolk – Absolute Bowie – Ziggy Stardust, Friday 19th February 2016

    Published: Tue, 16/02/2016 07:03

    Quay Music, Sudbury, Suffolk, Absolute Bowie – Ziggy Stardust, Friday February 19th 2016, 7:30pm

    Tickets: £19.00 or £35.00 for both nights

    The Quay Theatre in Sudbury, Suffolk, Event.
    Absolute Bowie are Europe’s Finest David Bowie Tribute. The five piece has toured all over Europe

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  • Picture Framing, Assington Mill, Sudbury, 20th February 2016

    Published: Tue, 09/02/2016 17:54

    Assington Mill, Sudbury, Suffolk, Picture-framing – practical introduction

    Date:

    20 February 2016

    Tutor:

    Glyn Jones

    Cost:

    £120 inc. home-made lunch, biscuits & cakes. Materials will be £20 to be paid in cash on the day.
    Time:

    10 – 4

    Bookings / Places: 5 / 8

    During the day you will be taken through the whole process of planning and des

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  • Rural Skills and Craft Courses

    Published: Tue, 12/01/2016 14:15


    Courses
    Home
    Crochet – Beginners
    Date: 17 January 2016
    Tutor: Jenny McBride
    Cost: £85 inc. home-made lunch, biscuits & cakes etc.
    Time: 10 – 4

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  • CHRISTMAS ENTERTAINMENT AT INDIA RESTAURANT, SUDBURY

    Published: Tue, 17/11/2015 16:20


    I am delighted to let you know that the next themed event will be held on Thursday 10th December with Hamilton Browne will be appearing as ‘Lionel Richie’ and Wednesday 16th December with Gary Goodmaze as ‘Freddie Mercury’.

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  • Lavenham Church Christmas Fair, 21st November

    Published: Tue, 17/11/2015 14:57


    Church Gift Shop, Craft & Christmas items, Fairtrade Stalls, Sweets in a jar, Refreshments, second-hand bookstall, Cake stall, Raffle, Jar & Bottle Tombola, Christmas cake raffle and Children’s activities

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  • We are handmade Christmas Craft Fair & demonstrations at Long Melford, 21st November

    Published: Tue, 17/11/2015 07:34


    This event is an ideal place to find unique Christmas gifts and chat with stallholders, as many makers undertake commissions, do restorative work and run workshops or courses in their specialist area. There will be a wide range of contemporary and vintage inspired handmade crafts to buy including jewellery, cards, toys, glass decorations, pottery

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  • Lavenham Literary Weekend Festival, 13th – 15th November

    Published: Sun, 15/11/2015 08:56


    The ‘Getting Here’ section should help you to find us but, please be aware that the car park nearest to the Village Hall (entrance opposite the Church and alongside the newly refurbished and recently re-opened ‘Cock Horse’ pub and restaurant) is likely to be very busy. Parking elsewhere will require a longer walk, so please factor that into your pl

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  • Johnny Cash Revisited, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 14th November

    Published: Sat, 14/11/2015 07:58


    ohnny Cash Revisited celebrates the musical journey of Johnny Cash from being a young gospel singer from Dyess, Arkansas into the legendary recording artist known as « The Man in Black ». Rick McKay and special guest Jodie McKay pay tribute to Johnny Cash and June Carter with their band, Starkville City to bring

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  • The Falcon’s Malteser, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 11th November

    Published: Wed, 11/11/2015 09:01


    New Old Friends with Theatre Royal Bath’s Egg, Newbury Corn Exchange, Natural Theatre Company and Walker Books present an adaptation of The Falcon’s Malteser by Anthony Horowitz. The Diamond Brothers Detective agency (the inept Tim and his quick witted younger brother Nick) have to discover what’s so important about a box of Maltesers, or else.

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  • Rumours, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 3rd – 7th November

    Published: Sat, 07/11/2015 08:32


    Neil Simon’s farce centres round 8 party guests (4 married couples), who arrive at a 10th Wedding Anniversary Party to find that there are no servants, the hostess is missing and their host has shot himself in the head (however it is only a flesh wound!). The cook, the butler and the maid have all disappeared – but the food is all laid out in the k

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  • Natural Skin Care, Assington Mill, Sudbury, 29th November

    Published: Fri, 30/10/2015 09:19


    Learn the craft of balm-making and cream-making to produce completely natural skin products. This practical, empowering one-day workshop is a unique chance to transform your approach to skincare. Work with professional herablists to learn the uses of wild plants and to formulate your own costmetics and create beautiful gifts.

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  • Macbeth, Hedingham Castle, Wednesday 28th October

    Published: Wed, 28/10/2015 07:28


    This is a seated performance in the Tapestry Room of the (heated!) Castle, and it is suitable for all ages. Taking their cues from film noir, gangland Britain and the clowning tradition, (yes, really), the Pantaloons put their own contemporary spin on Shakespeare’s most dangerous play.

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  • Wild meat butchery, Assington Mill, Sudbury, 1st November

    Published: Tue, 27/10/2015 13:55


    Do you shoot and not know how to prepare the kill for the table? Are you sometimes given a brace of pheasants or rabbits and don’t know what to do with them. Or maybe you like to use road-kill? If so, this new hands-on course is for you.

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  • Sudbury Heritage Centre is lookng for more exhibits

    Published: Tue, 27/10/2015 06:21


    Sudbury Heritage Centre and the Ephemera Archive now have more space following the opening of the Tony Wheeler room and are looking for more exhibits. Museum Trustees will at the Heritage Centre off Gaol Lane on Saturday (10th October, 10am-4pm). We hope that people will look in their attics and scour their garages, sheds and cupboards and offer us

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  • Sudbury Symphony Orchestra, Sunday 29th November 2015

    Published: Mon, 26/10/2015 10:39


    Sudbury Symphony Orchestra’s next concert features Haydn’s Trumpet Concerto. Our solo trumpeter is the young Cameron Johnson who has gained wide recognition for brilliant performances throughout his teenage life, resulting in scholarships to attend the Royal Academy of Music, Guildhall School of Music & Drama and Royal College of Music. Cameron has

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  • Long Melford Antiques and Vintage Fair, 24th – 25th October

    Published: Sun, 25/10/2015 07:26


    We have over 30 stalls offering a wide range of antique and vintage items including: jewellery, Victoriana, furniture, garden items, militaria, collectables, emphemera, kitchenalia and genuine vintage clothing. Literally something for everyone

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  • Sudbury Eco Fair, 31st October

    Published: Sat, 24/10/2015 11:59


    A wide variety of over 20 stallholders will be at the Eco Fair in St. Peter’s in Sudbury on October 31 between 10am and 4pm. The event is free to enter so come along if you are interested in reducing energy, recycling, conservation, local food and crafts, there will be something of interest for everyone.

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  • Apple Day at Wheldon’s Fruit Farm and Cafe, 24th October

    Published: Sat, 24/10/2015 08:04


    Transition Sudbury will be at Wheldon’s annual Apple Day on Saturday 24th October 10am and 5pm to help people press apples. Bring your apples, windfalls are perfect and use our press to turn them into apple juice for free. Don’t forget to bring a bottle to put your juice into.

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  • Invitation to rural crime prevention day, 24th October

    Published: Sat, 24/10/2015 08:03


    There’s the chance to get information and advice at a Rural Crime Prevention Day being held at Campsea Ashe Auction Rooms this weekend. The event is being organised to run alongside a farm machinery auction day at the venue on Saturday 24 October and will see officers on hand between 8am and 5pm to give crime reduction information in a bid to raise

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  • Chainsaw Course, Assington Mill, Sudbury, 25th October

    Published: Fri, 23/10/2015 07:22


    Get ready for the coming season: maintenance of the chainsaw, cutting firewood, removing fallen or dead trees and felling unwanted trees and so on. The tutor on this chainsaw course is Neil Reekie, one of the local assessors for those who use chainsaws professionally. He will guide you through maintenance, sharpening and the proper use of this da

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  • Javelin brings new industry to Sudbury, 14th November

    Published: Thu, 22/10/2015 11:01


    Javelin are pleased to announce the Grand Opening of our totally new and exciting concept fashion store for men in Sudbury on 14th November at 9.30am at 38 Market Hill. Coffee, bubbly and tasty treats will be served all day.

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  • Long Melford Book Fair, 24th October 2015

    Published: Mon, 19/10/2015 10:27


    Long Melford became part of the Missing Book Fair stable in April 2010, but there have been book fairs at this venue for over 30 years. In fact it is probably the longest running book fair in East Anglia. Whilst fortunes have varied over the years it is now firmly on the up and up.

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  • Sudbury hosts the Military Wives Choir, St. Peter’s, 18th October

    Published: Sun, 18/10/2015 07:11


    Sudbury will welcome the Military Wives Choir this Sunday. The ladies are delighted to be invited back to perform at St Peter’s Church, Sudbury supporting Seafarers UK after a very successful event in October last year. Colchester Military Wives Choir was established in July 2012, since when

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  • Imagine, Craft and Gift Fair, Sudbury, 17th October

    Published: Sat, 17/10/2015 07:38


    You are invited to join us at our superb Craft and Gift Fair in St Peter’s church, a magnificent venue adjacent to the market square in Sudbury. We have 1000’s of gift ideas for all ages and over 30 stalls, offering jewellery, hand made cards/supplies, wedding photography, fossils and minerals, shabby chic, felt work, ceramics, handbags, woodturnin

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  • Limehouse Lizzy, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 16th October

    Published: Fri, 16/10/2015 10:28


    Back at The Quay in Sudbury, by popular demand. Renowned for an action-packed pyrotechnic-fuelled explosion of a show, Limehouse Lizzy continue to keep the spirit of Celtic rock icon Philip Lynott and his band Thin Lizzy alive, well and dominating stages worldwide. The band have also added a tribute into their show to ex-Thin Lizzy guitarist (and w

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  • Transition Sudbury has a busy October schedule

    Published: Wed, 14/10/2015 08:40


    October is always a very busy month for Transition Sudbury & District. Wheldon’s Farm Store & Café will be holding the Apple Day on Saturday, 24th October between 10am and 5pm follow the signs off the A134 between Newton Green and Sudbury. With tastings, fruit growing advice, games & completions plus if you bring your

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  • An evening with Stuart Townend, St Peter’s Church, Sudbury, 12th October

    Published: Mon, 12/10/2015 11:58


    This evening is being organised by the Friends of St Andrew’s Church in aid of their building fund. The evening starts at 19.30 (doors open 19.00). This is a unique opportunity to hear one of the countries leading Christian singer songwriters in Sudbury and the evening promises to be an inspiring one.

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  • Archaeological Fieldwalking Session, Mount Bures, 10th – 11th October

    Published: Sun, 11/10/2015 07:38


    Last week’s Goldingham Hall excavation was another successful event. The finds have now all been processed (thank you Julie and team) and will be going off to Cambridge with the paperwork (thanks Aldous) to be processed and identified so the report of the last three years can be written. This report will be our permanent record of what we’ve uncove

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  • Mat Ricardo – Showman, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 10th October

    Published: Sat, 10/10/2015 08:03


    The Gentleman Juggler, leading speciality act of the British cabaret revival and the UK’s most successful juggler, presents big laughs, serious skills, slapstick, and breathtaking spectacle. See genuine danger, dexterous elegance, and thrills, and ofcourse high level circus, performed by a man at the top of his game.

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  • The Rat Pack Tribute Night, The India Restaurant, Sudbury, 8th October

    Published: Thu, 08/10/2015 07:55


    I am delighted to confirm our next Entertainment Night will be on Thursday October 8th where we have an outstanding Tribute to The Rat pack. They will be performing for 90 minutes enjoying hits like; New York New York, Luck be a Lady, Start Speadin’ the news in what is sure to be a great night out.

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  • Farm Machinery Preservation Society Annual Vintage Working Day, 4th October

    Published: Sun, 04/10/2015 07:45


    The annual working day is held at Grove Farm Great Henny near Sudbury in Suffolk on the First Sunday in October. This very informal event is a perfect end of season finale and is very popular with Society members who bring their working tractors, stationary engines or other farm machinery to put them through their paces. There are many enthusiasts

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  • Sudbury Model Railway Club Event, 3rd October 2015

    Published: Sat, 03/10/2015 07:46


    Sudbury Ephemera Archive, Sudbury Association of Miniaturists, Military modelling and painting, Bulmer Stitch and Sew, Bury St Edmunds Slit Car Club, Sudbury and District Philaletic Assiciation, Meccano Models, Glemsford Tin. Lorry Group, Cornard Quilters , Patchwork Kits, Melford Cards, Suffolk Family History Society, Gipping Valley Boat Club, Sud

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  • Beekeeping for Beginners, Assington Mill, Sudbury, 27th September

    Published: Sun, 27/09/2015 07:55

    This course is an introduction to the subject, with the emphasis on the practical aspects of bee-keeping, and is designed for beginners. We will have a look at some beehives but not the inhabitants on this occasion. Today is a theory-only day (but Simon Cousins manages to make quite a dry subject funny).

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  • Healthy prizes up for grabs at Macmillan morning bake-off

    Published: Sat, 26/09/2015 07:28


    A Sudbury personal trainer is offering a number of healthy prizes as part of a bake-off being held in support of a cancer charity. The bake-off is being organised by Dan Reader – owner of personal training business Mind Body Performance- as part of a Macmillan Coffee Morning. All proceeds of the event – being held at the Zest Gym, in Milner Road, S

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  • A Peom For Suffolk, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 25th September

    Published: Fri, 25/09/2015 07:41


    Dean Parkin is half-Suffolk – Lowestoft mother, Yorkshire father. A childhood with two ways of saying everything. Poem for Suffolk sees Dean unleash his « local » side and share discoveries from a year-long mission across the county – to meet people of all ages and help them create their own poems about their Suffolk lives.

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  • Sudbury Silk Walk, 24th September 2015

    Published: Thu, 24/09/2015 06:32


    Sudbury Silk Walk will be on 24th September, from theSudbury Tourist Information office. Did you know that Sudbury is the capital of silk in the UK with four working silk mills? Over 130 metric tonnes of raw silk is imported into Sudbury each year. Our blue badge guide will take you around Sudbury to discover the history of this wonderf

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  • Wow is coming to Sudbury this Sunday

    Published: Sun, 20/09/2015 07:42


    This Sunday over 100 women and girls will take part in Women On Wheels Sudbury. Organisers of Wow Sudbury are urging the public to cheer on the ladies if they see them on their routes. The women and girls will be riding either a 5, 20 or 50 mile route through countryside and cycle paths around Sudbury and surrounding villages, the event will start

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  • Dog Show, Lavenham, 19th September

    Published: Sat, 19/09/2015 07:36


    A fun day out for all the family in Lavenham. There will also be refreshments, stalls and other competitions. The event is organised by Friends of Lavenham CP School.

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  • Ultimate Beatles, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 19th September

    Published: Sat, 19/09/2015 07:35


    Established in 2001, Ultimate Beatles have earned a reputation as the UK’s leading professional Beatles Tribute Band, using authentic instruments and equipment and a range of costumes faithfully reproducing each of the Beatles key eras.

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  • Bocking Concert Brass, Foxearth Church, 19th September

    Published: Sat, 19/09/2015 06:59


    All proceeds are for Foxearth Church Restoration Fund. Tickets £10 from Phil Cox (01787 379410) or Ken Nice (01787 375688) to include glass of wine/soft drink & light supper. Come along and have an enjoyable evening with lots of familiar tunes and songs.

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  • “World’s Biggest Coffee Morning” at Daniel Piper Motor Services

    Published: Fri, 18/09/2015 10:09


    On the Friday the 25th September from 10-12 we will be holding a coffee morning in support of Macmillan. Please come along to support us and raise money for this very worthwhile cause. If you bring a tasty offering we would be very grateful, but just coming along to support us and share a slice of cake and a cup o

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  • ‘Honest, Decent, Legal,Truthful?’, Lavenham Church, 15th September

    Published: Tue, 15/09/2015 07:05


    Confessions of a Theologian working in the marketplace. To be given by The Very Revd Professor Martyn Percy, Dean of Christ Church, Oxford. Professor Percy writes and teaches on modern ecclesiology. He is the only living theologian quoted in Dan Brown’s ‘The Da Vinci Code’. All are welcome with refreshments available.

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  • NGS Open Garden at Spencers near Sudbury, 13th September

    Published: Sun, 13/09/2015 07:51


    Romantic C18 walled garden laid out by Lady Anne Spencer, overflowing with blooms following Tom Stuart-Smith’s renovation. Huge wisteria, armies of Lord Butler delphiniums (‘Rab’ lived at Spencers). Many varieties of roses, spectacular herbaceous borders, vibrant clover lawn, oldest greenhouse in Essex. Parkland with many specimen trees.

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  • LADY WINDERMERE’S FAN, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 8th – 12th September

    Published: Sat, 12/09/2015 07:23


    Young, rich, beautiful and happily married, Lady Windermere has it all. Until her husband invites a mysterious widow to her 21st birthday ball. Suddenly everything that Lady Windermere holds dear is in jeopardy. Nothing is as it seems in this satirical thriller, full of intrigue, jealousy and Oscar Wilde’s famous, inimitable one-liners. One of the

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  • Heritage Open Days, Sudbury, 10th – 13th September

    Published: Sat, 12/09/2015 07:22


    This is your once a year chance to explore the world on your doorstep unlocked and completely free of charge. Thousands of volunteers across the country invite you to experience local history, architecture and culture.

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  • Wild Medicine, Assington Mill, Sudbury, 13th September

    Published: Thu, 10/09/2015 07:52


    This is a one-day very practical workshop where you will go out hunting for suitable plants and berries and make them into effective home remedies. Jude and Vanessa will show you how to identify and harvest a variety of medicinal plants, learn how to make, store and use them.

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  • Classics at Castle Hedingham, Sunday 6th September

    Published: Sun, 06/09/2015 07:19


    We are delighted to announce that the 2015 event will celebrate the advent of the Fuhrmann engine and the four cam Porsche Carrera.This year sees the 60th anniversary of the very first production 356 Carreras and to mark this significant date The Carrera Parade at Hedingham will highlight some of these early rare cars including: the Fletcher Aviati

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  • Craft and Gift Fair, St Peter’s Church, Sudbury, 5th September

    Published: Sat, 05/09/2015 07:29


    Sudbury will have 1000’s of gift ideas for all ages and over 30 stalls, offering jewellery, hand made cards/supplies, wedding photography, fossils and minerals, filo work, shabby chic, felt work, ceramics, handbags, woodturning, exclusive framed vinyl memorabilia and vinyl record clocks.

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  • DEL REY & ADAM FRANKLIN, Quay, Sudbury, 3rd September

    Published: Thu, 03/09/2015 07:42


    A rare treat for any guitar and/or ukulele fans as the magnificent Del Rey and Adam Franklin bring their exquisite talent to The Quay on a small tour of the UK. Such opportunities do not come round often so book early.

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  • Clare in Bloom, Gardening, 1st September 2015

    Published: Tue, 01/09/2015 08:34


    We would welcome some help if you are able to join us for a couple of hours gardening to take care of the Church borders and planters around Clare. We meet at 9am outside the Ancient House. Please bring gloves and a trowel. We finish around 11am with coffee and cake.

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  • Sudbury law firm gears-up for annual charity bike ride

    Published: Mon, 31/08/2015 11:41


    Holmes & Hills Solicitors, a local law firm with offices in Sudbury, are holding their 10th annual Bike Ride to raise money for Cancer Research UK, the charity of the year selected by the partners and staff of the firm. Last year’s race raised over £6,500 for charity with over 260 local cyclists taking part.

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  • Lavenham Carnival and Rare Breeds Classic Car Show, 31st August 2015

    Published: Mon, 31/08/2015 07:59


    The main Carnival day is on 31st August (Bank Holiday Monday). The day commences with a procession that leaves the Market Place at 12 noon and leads the crowds to the Carnival/Recreation grounds, on Bridge Street Road. This year we are hosting a 1940’s theme, so the procession will include floats carrying people dressed as war time evacuees, the ho

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  • NGS Open Gardens, Orchard House, Clare, 30th August

    Published: Sun, 30/08/2015 06:36


    A surprisingly large garden for a town house. Redesigned, re-landscaped and replanted by the owners in 2008. Still an on-going project. The long garden is terraced and divided into areas of different interest. A herb garden, colour-themed mixed borders, a tranquil pond garden and productive kitchen garden and wild meadow. All maintained entirely by

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  • Hyde, Kentwell Hall, 28th August

    Published: Fri, 28/08/2015 07:15


    David Davies was last seen at Kentwell Hall as Petruchio and he is well known to Suffolk audiences for his performances in Shakespearean roles. He has been touring Hyde around Germany where he has received rave reviews. This performance at Kentwell is the start of a new hour long version of the play and is a great chance for local audiences to e

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  • Take a Walk Through Time in Long Melford This Summer

    Published: Sun, 23/08/2015 08:09


    A weekly series of guided walks looking at the history of Long Melford will start in May 2015 and continue through August. The tours, which will take roughly one and half hours, are being led by experienced Blue Badge Guides and are suitable for wheelchairs, scooters and pushchairs. Those with dogs on leads are also welcom

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  • Sudbury Carnival, 30th August 2015

    Published: Sat, 22/08/2015 12:18


    The Sudbury Carnival Committee are committed to making this years event more spectacular than last years, we have unfortunately had to say goodbye to one of our volunteers but have been able to recruit 4/5 additions which I am sure will be beneficial and enable us to share the work round.

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  • Hedingham Castle, Classic and Vintage Car Show, 31st August

    Published: Sat, 22/08/2015 08:36


    A great day out in the company of some interesting, beautiful and strange vehicles – and their owners! Bring a picnic, have a glass of something cooling from the Castle Bar! The keep will be open as usual and there are wonderful walks in the grounds.

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  • Automobilia valuations at Hedingham Castle, 23rd August

    Published: Thu, 20/08/2015 15:37


    Bonhams’ Automobilia specialist will be attending the Classic Car and Vintage Show at Hedingham Castle on Sunday 23 August, offering free auction advice on all automobilia items including motoring art, motoring literature, mascots, signs and F1 memorabilia. Larger pieces can be appraised from photographs.

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  • Henny Fete and Open Garden, Sudbury, 15th August 2015

    Published: Wed, 12/08/2015 13:31

    In aid of The Friends of St. Mary’s Church, Great Henny, Sudbury and Henny Parish Room. Alongside the fete, there will also be an open garden at Street Farm, Great Henny, on the same day. The delightful farmhouse garden is only a short walk away from the site of the fete.

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  • The Wind in the Willows, Hedingham Castle, 16th August

    Published: Mon, 10/08/2015 16:59


    Join Mole as he abandons his spring cleaning for the riverbank, and stumbles into an adventure with Mr Toad and friends. In this hilarious adaptation, let us take you on a journey to see the Wild Woods, experience mishaps with motorcars, battles with weasels and some simple messing about in boats.

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  • The Mayor’s Charity Curry Evening at The India, Sudbury, 10th August

    Published: Mon, 10/08/2015 07:18


    The India Restaurant in Sudbury has kindly agreed to donate 50% of the ticket money to the Mayor’s Charity Account, which this year supports: The Mayor’s Benevolent Fund (raising money for the elderly residents of Sudbury), Kernos Centre, West Suffolk National Autistic Society and Prostate Cancer UK.

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  • Welcome return of Jazz to the Fleece, 9th August

    Published: Sun, 09/08/2015 07:35

    After many years abscence Jazz is at last returning to Boxford Fleece near Sudbury. It has been some considerable time since Jazz sessions have been heard at the Fleece but this weekend sees a welcome return.

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  • Around the World in 80 days, Hedingham Castle, 9th August

    Published: Sun, 09/08/2015 07:25


    Racing against the clock, Phileas Fogg and his valet Passepartout travel round the world by any means necessary to see if they can make it back to London in 80 days. Will they do it and win their bet? Will the misguided Detective Fix arrest them? Has Passepartout left the gas on? All these questions will be answered in this exciting musical adventu

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  • Lavenham Church Tower Open Day, 8th August 2015

    Published: Sat, 08/08/2015 07:14


    Only the bravest will dare to climb the tower, only the most musical will be able to make the bells ring; and only the most cunning will be able to follow clues to find the strangest of things – Look out for a man playing a pig like bagpipes. Also Bell Ringing Demonstration Adults £2.50 – Children under 12 £1.00

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  • Pride and Prejudice, Hedingham Castle, Sunday 26th

    Published: Sun, 26/07/2015 07:16

    Will Mrs Bennet manage to offload her numerous daughters in record time? Will Lizzy and Darcy actually get together? Will creepy Mr Collins please just go away? The literary classic gets the Pantaloons treatment in this hilarious and innovative new adaptation.

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  • Summer Viewing Day, Hedingham Castle, 25th July

    Published: Sat, 25/07/2015 07:58


    To celebrate this most romantic time of year we’re opening the Castle, House and Marquee for a special Summer Viewing Day to allow couples planning their wedding to look round our beautiful venue.

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  • Sudbury’s Party in the Park, 19th July

    Published: Sun, 19/07/2015 08:50


    Sudbury’s Party in the Park will be opened in spectacular style this year by the Suffolk School of Samba – who specialise in Brazilian music and carnival dance. The band will perform a lively and colourful procession through the award winning Belle Vue Park, where the popular event is held.

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  • Meet the makers at the we are handmade Summer Craft Fair in Long Melford

    Published: Sat, 18/07/2015 08:12


    The fairs are the perfect place to come and chat with stallholders as many makers undertake commissions, do restorative work and run workshops or courses in their specialist area, as well as selling their work on the day. Peter Bolton is one stallholder who, in addition to his fine art and commercial photography, restores

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  • Falconry, Assington Mill, Sudbury, Saturday 18 July

    Published: Fri, 17/07/2015 10:03


    This is a one-day course run by Alec Shearer, a falconer who has had a passion for these birds for a lifetime. Anybody that is interested in, or has a passion for wildlife, countryside and birds of prey, will find this course most rewarding and interesting. A fun and relaxing day in the company of birds of prey, and like-minded people.

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  • Bures Music Festival, 8th – 12th July 2015

    Published: Thu, 09/07/2015 13:16


    Bures Music Festival, near Sudbury is a not-for-profit event supporting local charities and organisations including St Helena Hospice and Ferriers Barn Day Centre. It has raised £170,000 for charity since the first festival in 1997. Our line-up for 2015 is more exciting than ever. We’ll announce more of this year’s acts right here in the next few d

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  • Long Melford Vintage Rally, 4th – 5th July 2015

    Published: Sat, 04/07/2015 08:20


    Those involved with Vintage Rallies have long been very aware of the need to encourage youngsters on to the scene because predominately, those currently involved with rallies are of an age that will limit their involvement for the future. Young people have to come forward to protect rallies and the heritage they display.

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  • Sudbury & District Horticultural Show, 4th – 5th July

    Published: Sat, 04/07/2015 07:46


    Sudbury and District Horticultural Society’s Autumn Show 2013 & Suffolk Championship of onions, leeks, dahlias & chrysanthemums. There will also be a dessert apple competition of which AboutMyArea is confident of success. The above picture demonstrates one of the fine crop of which AboutMyArea/Co10 will be displayed.

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  • Kids get hands-on at the UK’s largest educational farming event

    Published: Fri, 03/07/2015 14:57


    Food & Farming Day is the largest educational farming event of its kind in the UK. 5,500 children from schools across the East of England region are coming together for the third annual Kids Country Food and Farming Day. Food & Farming Day is the largest educational farming event of its kind in the UK, and aims to teach children where food comes fr

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  • Trespass, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 3rd July

    Published: Fri, 03/07/2015 06:49


    Local Sudbury band Trespass are back and taking no prisoners! Hailed as one of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal, songs include One of These Days and they can cite Lars Ulrich as a fan. After a much longer hiatus than any of them really wanted, Trespass are back and raring to go. Part of the original NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) this

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  • Taverners Bringing Showbiz Names To Sudbury

    Published: Mon, 29/06/2015 08:14


    The Lord’s Taverners will make an appearance in a charity match at Sudbury Cricket ground at Friars Street ground on Sunday, July 26. It is the third time the team has visited the ground in 10 years, and last time attracted more than 800 spectators.

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  • Germaine Greer, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 27th June

    Published: Sat, 27/06/2015 07:49


    Forty years ago it seemed that women were about to take their rightful place in the world, in parliament, in the church, in the judiciary, in the workplace but when you open my newspaper you find that news is still made by men in suits.

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  • 38th Sudbury Rotary Prom Concert, Sudbury, 27th June

    Published: Sat, 27/06/2015 07:49


    Formed in 1993, Sudbury Symphony Orchestra aims to enable amateur instrumentalists to play challenging music whilst having fun. The orchestra plays a range of classical and light music in three or four concerts each year. The orchestra has a professional conductor, Matthew Andrews, and is led by Stephen Calder As well as regular concerts, the orche

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  • Alan Bonner with Guest, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 26th June

    Published: Fri, 26/06/2015 06:24


    Sudbury’s own Alan Bonner brings his soulful sensitivity with original songs to The Quay stage at last. ‘London-based Bonner’s emotionally charged live shows have left audiences stunned, not only by the intensity of his performances and quality of his voice, but by the honesty and confessional nature of his songs’. AltPR Come and see what all the

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  • Pig-keeping, Assington Mill, Sudbury, 27th June

    Published: Tue, 23/06/2015 06:31


    This one-day course aims to cover all the things you need to know before starting to keep a few pigs on your land. It will not be looking at commercial pig-keeping. In the afternoon we shall inspect Kevin Blundell’s herd nearby, meet and touch pigs at various stages of their lives (Gloucester Old Spot and Essex Saddleback), see the massive boar in

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  • Sudbury Choral Society Summer Concert, 21st June

    Published: Sun, 21/06/2015 07:22


    Songs From the Shows in Sudbury, favourites old and new from Broadway and London’s West End. A concert for all lovers of the stage and screen. The works of a wide range of composers and lyricists will be featured.  Yes, there will be tea and cakes.

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  • Sudbury Old Rectory House, Open Gardens, 20th June 2015

    Published: Sat, 20/06/2015 07:21


    Sudbury Old Rectory House Open Gardens, Suffolk. Large country garden surrounded by meadows. Approximately 3 acres of garden with some large specimen trees and interesting recent tree planting. Walled ornamental vegetable garden, greenhouse, herbaceous beds and bank. Roses, cottage garden, three ponds with waterside planting and woodland walk.

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  • Artists Around Sudbury Trail, 20th – 21st June 2015

    Published: Sat, 20/06/2015 07:20


    For 2015 seventeen artists are co-ordinating here to produce a trail of exciting art work around Sudbury. You can view the paintings of Brin Edwards, Heather Rachel Johnston, Belinda King, Diddy Kirton, Val Jones, Marnie Deakins and Elizabeth Martland DeAlwis.

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  • Commemoration of WW1, Clare, 19th June

    Published: Fri, 19/06/2015 08:07


    A brief commemoration will take place in Clare, near Sudbury at 11am on Friday 19th June 2015 at the War Memorial. A wreath will be laid on behalf of Clare Town Council to mark the 100th anniversary of each of the Clare men who died in World War 1.

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  • Sudbury RUFC needs your help, 20th – 21st June

    Published: Thu, 18/06/2015 05:10


    Sudbury RUFC have loads to do before they start next season and they need to start as early as possible to ensure they are ready for what will be the biggest season at Sudbury for a long long time with the senior teams getting promotion last season and with the great strides the youth, minis and the girls have made we need to be ready for a great s

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  • ‘Opera in the Barn’ at Crow’s Hall, Debenham, 13th June 2015

    Published: Sat, 13/06/2015 06:30


    Once again Crow’s Hall will be hosting the London Festival Opera at ‘Opera in the Barn’. The evening will include arrival drinks in the garden, a highlight performance of TOSCA, interval drinks and canapés, and a charity auction, followed by favourite ‘encores’.

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  • Blues Brothers Experience, Quay Theatre Sudbury, 13th June

    Published: Sat, 13/06/2015 06:27


    Sudbury event for your joy, attention theatre goers. Local law enforcement is on the lookout for two men dressed in black suits, hats, ties and sunglasses. This eleven piece, high energy, high octane band, complete with brass section, guarantee to crash, croon and rock their way through the evening, performing a cavalcade of hits such as

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  • Robin Ince, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, Friday 12th June

    Published: Fri, 12/06/2015 06:11


    This versatile comedy veteran delivers a highly improvised set which can cover a vast range of subjects and material. As seen on Mock The Week, Never Mind The Buzzcocks, The Now Show, The News Quiz and Loose Ends. As fans of Ince’s BBC Radio 4 show, The Infinite Monkey Cage, won’t be surprised to see, his major preoccupation this year is science an

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  • The Revised Pevsner Guide to Suffolk, Lavenham, 10th June

    Published: Wed, 10/06/2015 06:42


    In his series of architectural guides ‘Buildings of England’, Sir Nikolaus Pevsner’s Suffolk edition was published in 1961. He wrote that “the scenery and buildings are a delight”. In this talk James Bettley, author of the newly revised guide, introduces the background to the series and the extraordinary man who created it, and uses examples of so

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  • Magna Carta Celebration Event, Hedingham Castle, 14th June

    Published: Tue, 09/06/2015 11:58


    800 years ago Magna Carta was sealed, and to celebrate the close involvement of Hedingham Castle and its Lord, Robert de Vere, third Earl of Oxford, we are staging a special Event to bring those momentous times to life through a stunning combination of original and specially composed songs, dramatic reconstruction and some serious fighting.

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  • The Theory of Everything, Quay Film, Sudbury, 9th June

    Published: Tue, 09/06/2015 07:04


    The Theory of Everything is the story of the most brilliant and celebrated physicist of our time, Stephen Hawking, and Jane Wilde the arts student he fell in love with whilst studying at Cambridge in the 1960s. Little was expected from Stephen Hawking, a bright but shiftless student of cosmology, given just two years to live following the diagnosis

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  • Exhibition of works by Sir Edward Seago, Bonhams, 8th – 9th June

    Published: Mon, 08/06/2015 06:16


    Edward Seago is surely one of East Anglia’s finest artists, following in the artistic tradition forged by Gainsborough, Constable and Munnings. Bonhams’ auctioneers have collected an exceptional group of works by Seago and have taken the opportunity of returning the paintings to the artist’s old stomping ground, prior to their sale in Bonhams’ auct

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  • Spencers NGS Open Garden, Great Yeldham, 7th June

    Published: Sun, 07/06/2015 07:46


    Romantic C18 walled garden laid out by Lady Anne Spencer, overflowing with blooms following Tom Stuart-Smith’s renovation. Huge wisteria, armies of Lord Butler delphiniums (‘Rab’ lived at Spencers). Many varieties of roses, spectacular herbaceous borders, vibrant clover lawn, oldest greenhouse in Essex. Parkland with many specimen trees. Victorian

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  • Bootleg Bee Gees, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 6th June

    Published: Sat, 06/06/2015 06:43


    The Bootleg Bee Gees are fun from start to finish! All the greatest hits are featured; from the dance sounds of Saturday Night Fever to 60s classics like Massachusetts and Words and all those Bee Gee songs made famous by other artists such as Chain Reaction (Diana Ross), Islands in the Stream (Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton) and Grease (Frankie Valli)

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  • Daws Hall Open Gardens, Bures, Sudbury, 31st May

    Published: Sun, 31/05/2015 06:45


    Daws Hall Nature Reserve is situated in Lamarsh on the banks of The River Stour 4 miles south of Sudbury. Nearly 100,000 school children have received environmental education at Daws Hall since it opened over 25 years ago. Daws Hall now faces fresh challenges as we start establishing ourselves as an independent educational centre that provides cour

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  • Sudbury Art About Town, 18th – 31st May

    Published: Sat, 30/05/2015 07:07


    Art About Town is a prelude to Suffolk Open Studios and Sudbury is proud to be displaying more local art than any other town in Suffolk: visit the 14 retailers and businesses in Sudbury who have agreed to host art by artists living in the community.

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  • Acorn Antiques, Sudbury Musical Society at the Quay, Sudbury, 27th – 30th May

    Published: Sat, 30/05/2015 07:03


    Victoria Wood’s much loved sketch Acorn Antiques comes to the stage as a full blown musical! Welcome to Manchesterford – a little town in the North of England, where their table tops are melamine, they have never heard of chip and pin and the little high street revolves around the well-loved antique shop, run by the voluptuous Miss Babs, her d

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  • Scything for beginners, Assington Mill, Sudbury, 7th June

    Published: Sat, 30/05/2015 07:00


    Scything is a « green » way of cutting grass, nettles, brambles, and paths between borders and allotments, without the use of heavy machinery and fossil fuel. In a recent competition, our previous tutor, Beth, using a scythe mowed more than a person using a strimmer, in a given time.

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  • Sheep For Smallholders, Assington Mill, Sudbury, 30th May

    Published: Wed, 27/05/2015 06:06


    The Sheep for Smallholders course covers different breeds of sheep, useful equipment, fencing, feeding and water, routine care and maintenance, organic and non-organic, how to handle sheep, sheep calendar, laws concerning sheep, and those for having an organic flock.

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  • Long Melford Open Gardens, 25th May

    Published: Mon, 25/05/2015 07:39


    Come and see Long Melford village with its 15th century church, two Elizabethan mansions and timber frame buildings, said to have one of the longest village streets in the country.

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  • Bread Making for Beginners, Assington Mill, Sudbury, 31st May

    Published: Sun, 24/05/2015 14:56


    Beginner’s Bread-making with our new tutor, Ursula Ferrigno. She will be running an intensive one-day course for beginners and to help people to improve their bread-making skills. The course will combine demonstration and hands–on baking with an understanding of what is going on in bread-making.

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  • Jousting with the Knights at Hedingham Castle, 24th – 25th May

    Published: Sun, 24/05/2015 06:49


    The ever exciting and popular Knights of Royal England return to Hedingham to recreate the classic Tourney in front of the Keep, an awesome spectacle of chivalry, hand to hand combat, mounted challenges and dark deeds! Surrounding it all will be a bustling arena full of craft stalls, a range of food and a host of entertainment!

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  • THE QUAY PLAY READERS GROUP, Quay Theatre, Sudbury

    Published: Mon, 18/05/2015 11:58


    This informal group meets in the Geoff Kisby Room at 7.30pm on the third Wednesday of the month (except December). The majority of us enjoy play-reading but have no aspirations to tread the boards. The programme is planned democratically a year in advance and we try to cover a broad spectrum of drama across the ages.

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  • A Vintage Affair!, Hedingham Castle, 17th May

    Published: Sun, 17/05/2015 08:26


    Now in its third year at Hedingham, A Vintage Affair returns! With a foot tapping Big Band playing live throughout the day, over 50 stalls of all descriptions, Lindy Hoppers, hair styling and a host of classic cars – a triumph of style and glamour, all set on the magical lawn in front of the Castle!

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  • Picture framing course, Assington Mill, Sudbury, 16th May

    Published: Fri, 15/05/2015 06:56


    During the day you will be taken through the whole process of planning and designing the picture. How to cut the mountboard, oak picture frame and glass and assembling the picture to conservation standards. The day will consist of a number of demonstrations of each stage of the framing process. Participants will be invited to take part in each de

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  • Art About Sudbury Town

    Published: Thu, 14/05/2015 09:58


    Art About Town is a prelude to Suffolk Open Studios and Sudbury is proud to be displaying more local art than any other town in Suffolk: Visit Amor Interiors, AG Lifestyle, Coversure Insurance, exploringUcounselling, Harcourt Powell, Health Foods for You, Nanook, Nexus Computing, Stag and Doe, The Art Framing Centre, The Bridge Project, The Podiat

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  • Sudbury Celebrates VE Day 70th anniversary, 8th May

    Published: Fri, 08/05/2015 06:48


    Sudbury Ephemera Archive will be joining the celebrations for commemorating the 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day on Friday 8th May from 1.30 – 4pm. The Sudbury Museum Trust’s new Wheeler Exhibition Room on Gaol Lane behind the Town Hall will be open for a preview – the official opening will be 16 May. (The Room is named after local histori

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  • In conversation with Matthew Hoggard, 8th May

    Published: Fri, 08/05/2015 06:48


    « Hoggy » will be in conversation with… for the first part of this event. After the interval there will be a Q&A section. Submit your questions to the Box Office in advance for our host to pick the best.

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  • Artists at Home and at Work exhibition, Gainsboroughs’ House, Sudbury

    Published: Thu, 07/05/2015 14:00


    Sudbury has a striking collection of black and white portraits of the country’s leading contemporary artists in their homes and studios is the subject of a new exhibition at Gainsborough’s House. From David Hockney to Grayson Perry, photographer Anne Purkiss has spent the last 25 years capturing artists in their studios.

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  • Sudbury – Clermont l’Oise, 30th Anniversary of Town Twinning, 3rd May

    Published: Sun, 03/05/2015 09:00


    Over sixty visitors will be in Sudbury April 30th-May 4th to celebrate thirty years of twinning with the French town of Clermont l’Oise. The Twinning Charters formalising links between the two councils will be ceremonially signed by both Mayors at the Town Hall on Sunday 3rd May, accompanied by Woodhall School Choir and Sudbury’s bagpiper. Come alo

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  • Merlin & the Sword in the Stone, Quay Theatre, 2nd May

    Published: Sat, 02/05/2015 09:32


    The mystical story of the Sword in the Stone follows the life of Arthur, a young squire destined to become king. Guided by Merlin, he has many adventures culminating in him successfully pulling the sword from the stone and unwittingly fulfilling the legend’s prophecy.

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  • Clare art club arts and crafts exhibition, Saturday 2nd May 2015

    Published: Sat, 02/05/2015 09:30


    The exhibition is home to a wide variety of original art, crafts, jewellery, prints and cards for sale. There will be art demonstrations going on throughout the weekend, so pop down and learn some tips from the artists themselves. Tea, coffee and homemade cakes are available for you to enjoy after browsing through the artwork. Free entry all weeken

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  • Sudbury RUFC 13th Annual Beer Festival, 1st – 2nd May

    Published: Fri, 01/05/2015 06:44


    Sudbury Rugby Club will be holding its 13th Annual Beer Festival on Friday 1st May. There will be a selection of 32 real ales sourced from Breweries all over the Uk including local favourites from Nethergate and Mauldons. For the Cider lovers there is a selection of 10 different ciders and several ones which are new to this years festival.

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  • Tortoise Owner/Enthusiast Workshop, Assington MIll, 10th May

    Published: Mon, 27/04/2015 09:01


    Jane Williams who runs a tortoise rescue centre in Essex and has lectured on tortoise husbandry and welfare to students at the Royal Veterinary college. She has also been on the BBC’s One Show with her tortoises. The day will cover identification of different tortoise types, tortoise gardens and indoor accommodation, illnesses, weighing and meas

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  • Detective to run London Marathon in aid of Save Babies UK

    Published: Fri, 24/04/2015 09:01


    A Detective Constable from Mildenhall will be running the London Marathon this Sunday, in memory of a colleague’s granddaughter who died tragically from a rare disease, with donations going to the charity Save Babies Through Screening Foundation UK.

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  • Steve Howe, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, Friday April 24th

    Published: Fri, 24/04/2015 06:44


    Best known from Yes and Asia, Steve plays more instruments than just the guitar. If it has strings and a fretboard, Steve has mastered it and recorded with it at some point on one of countless albums he’s been a part of as a group member, solo artist and special guest.

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  • Beginners pastry making, Sudbury, 9th May

    Published: Wed, 22/04/2015 13:29


    Following the very successful bread making classes, Transition Sudbury are putting on a free beginners pastry making class at the Stevenson Centre, Great Cornard on Saturday 9th May.

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  • Long Melford Charity Fun Ride, 25th April 2015

    Published: Tue, 21/04/2015 11:58


    Saturday 25th April 2015 starting and finishing at Kentwell Hall, Long Melford by kind permission of Mr & Mrs Patrick Phillips 15 Mile sponsored ride starting 10.00 a.m. The 15 mile course will have 8 stewards for safety & control with 8 check points. The 15 mile course will have 8 stewards for

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  • Long Melford Football Club will aim to win title on Saturday, 25th April

    Published: Mon, 20/04/2015 09:17


    On Saturday (25th April) Long Melford Football Club play their last match of the 2014/15 season, at home to Downham Town, Kick off is at 3pm. Melford have already achieved promotion to the Eastern Counties Premier Division for the first time in the club’s history and they need one point from Saturday’s game to be crowned Champions.

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  • Sudbury Spring Open Gardens, 18th – 19th April

    Published: Sat, 18/04/2015 07:26


    Sixteen of Sudbury town’s gardens will be open to the public under the banner of Sudbury Spring Gardens. A great opportunity to enjoy the colours and smells of spring after the rigours of winter.

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  • Sudbury Swimathon, Kingfisher Leisure Pool, 17th – 19th April

    Published: Sat, 18/04/2015 07:24


    Sudbury Swimathon at Kingfisher Leisure Pool, Sudbury, has once again joined in to take on the Swimathon challenge and encourage swimmers in Sudbury to take on Swimathon distance challenges as a team or as an individual to raise funds for Marie Curie.

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  • CLASP Table Sale, Clare Town Hall, 18th April

    Published: Sat, 18/04/2015 07:24


    Doors open at Clare Town Hall to Table Holders; 8.15 am. Sales Start 9.00 am to 12.30 p.m. REFRESHMENTS & TOMBOLA all in Aid of CLASP. ALL WELCOME; Societies, individuals, crafts etc. For Information & Table Bookings; TEL. 01787 277810 or 01787 278338.

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  • Professor Elemental and Mr B, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 17th April

    Published: Fri, 17/04/2015 10:29


    Professor Elemental is a chap-hop musical artist. A lively combination of comedy and music, with some friendly audience banter and plenty of improvisation. Mr B takes to the stage with his Banjolele and stiff upper lip to perform ditties of pipe-smoking, high society, cricket and sexual misadventure.

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  • Sudbury holds bi annual Swap Shop, 25th April

    Published: Mon, 13/04/2015 11:58


    On Saturday, 25th April, the Sudbury bi annual Swap Shop will be held in Old Wells Hall School, Great Cornard. The aim is to reduce landfill, come along to swap or give away your unwanted items or just take away whatever treasures catch your eye, all free of charge.

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  • Mid Suffolk Priority Setting Meetings

    Published: Sun, 12/04/2015 14:57


    The following Mid Suffolk Community Priority Setting Meetings are being held shortly: Mid Suffolk South SNT – Thursday 2 April at Mid Suffolk Council Offices at 7pm.

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  • History Sundays, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 12th April

    Published: Sun, 12/04/2015 10:41


    A variety of lectures on local points of interest in history. Programmes will be available in the Box Office. This Sunday: This Sunday: Growing up in 1940s Sudbury – Michael Hills. From Leather Buckets to Metal Cutters – Peter Rednal

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  • Oysters, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 10th April

    Published: Fri, 10/04/2015 11:47


    Eastern Angles combine historical fact and contemporary fiction capturing the soul of an ancient local industry and putting its beating heart on stage, with a tale of sex, boat-building and bivalve molluscs.

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  • Cinematography & Cinematographers, Quay, Sudbury, 8th April

    Published: Wed, 08/04/2015 11:58

    Looking at the work of some of the greatest cinematographers, Simon Frampton demonstrates the importance of their artistry in film-making. Film Club meets once a month. It is membership only – £30.00, payable in cash (£9.00 refundable on joining). There is a « one off try out » at the first session only.

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  • How to make a clay oven, Assington Mill, Sudbury, 26th April

    Published: Tue, 07/04/2015 12:25


    Jon Dyvig will explain about the dimensions of the oven and why they are important. We will then dig the clay from a small pit near the mill pond and barrow it back to the concrete hardstanding where the work is to be done. Jon will show you the techniques involved in constructing a clay oven.

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  • Medieval Siege and Fair, Hedingham Castle, 5th – 6th April

    Published: Sun, 05/04/2015 06:20


    The Medieval Siege Society returns to give battle before the ancient castle of the Earls of Oxford. After the Arming of the Knights there’s a set piece battle, skirmishes and a working trebuchet! In amongst the bustle of the camp – a unique view of life in the high medieval period – you’ll be able to try your hand at Archery, get close to some Bird

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  • Easter Fun Day, Do it for Daisy, Sudbury

    Published: Fri, 03/04/2015 12:42


    In May last year our world changed forever, when beautiful Daisy Brooks was diagnosed with DIPG – Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Giloma. DIPG is a type of brain tumor found in the part of the brainstem on the lower back of the brain, near the top of the spinal cord. DIPG primarily affects children between 5 and 7 years old.

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  • Sudbury Symphony Orchestra at St Peters, Sudbury, 28th March 2015

    Published: Sat, 28/03/2015 16:34


    Sudbury Symphony Orchestra’s next concert features Rachmaninoff’s glorious 2nd Piano concerto. “For me, it’s the greatest piano concerto ever written, with an amazing melody that lodges in your brain for days and days. It is just achingly beautiful. » according to Darren Henley of Classic FM. The piano will be the biggest and heaviest ever in Sudbu

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  • Dog behaviour and psychology, Assington Mill, 29th March

    Published: Sat, 28/03/2015 11:23


    This day course is a look into the dog’s mind and motivations; from a dog’s eye view of the world, to help owners to understand why their dog behaves as s/he does. The course will focus on effective ways for humans to communicate with their dogs.

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  • Scopyons, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 28th March

    Published: Sat, 28/03/2015 09:07


    All the BIG hits like Rock You Like A Hurricane, Big City Nights, No One Like You, Holiday etc are there plus more from the premier tribute band for the Scorpions. Hard Rock as it should be! This could be the only chance you get to see this great band in East Anglia this season.

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  • Sudbury Guided Walk, Strolling in Gainsborough’s Footsteps, 28th March

    Published: Fri, 27/03/2015 10:31


    Saturday 28th March 2015, 11am Meet at Sudbury Library. £2 entry to Gainsborough’s House (Usually £6.50) And Painters Restaurant (opposite Gainsborough’s House) are offering A FREE tea or coffee when purchasing a piece of cake or scone Or A FREE glass of wine when purchasing a meal.

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  • The Unremarkable Death of Marilyn Monroe, Quay Film, Sudbury, 27th March

    Published: Fri, 27/03/2015 06:02


    Monroe as we’ve never seen her before: alone in her bedroom, in dressing gown and slippers; no glitz, no glamour, no masks. Overdosed on pills, the woman behind the icon unravels her remarkable life and bares all, revealing a biting intelligence, a frustrated talent and an imperfect body.

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  • Acoustic Special, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 21st March

    Published: Sat, 21/03/2015 06:25


    Tilly Dalglish, at just 16, shows an emotional maturity with her singing and her delicate finger picking style on the mandolin. This year she has had songs featured on BBC Radio 1 and BBC 6 Music Mixtape and was the only solo artist on the main stage at FolkEast 2014.

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  • LA Nights, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 19th March

    Published: Thu, 19/03/2015 06:27


    One Thursday every month we will be showcasing new local musical talent in our auditorium with the use of all the facilities used by established acts. The stage is yours. For acts appearing, contact the Box Office.

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  • Sudbury RUFC is the place to see the Six Nations

    Published: Fri, 13/03/2015 14:58


    Sudbury Rugby Club is fully inclusive within our community and looks forward to welcoming anybody who would like to enjoy our fantastic facilities and unique ambience. With the 2015 Six Nations Championship starting next month and the Rugby World Cup following in September, where better to watch the big matches than in local rugby’s natural environ

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  • Alexei Sayle, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 13th March

    Published: Fri, 13/03/2015 06:22


    Are you sitting comfortably? Alexei Sayle, best selling author, comedian and actor will be giving a preview of the second volume of his hilarious and thought-provoking memoirs with a reading from “Thatcher Stole My Trousers” as well as from his first volume “Stalin Ate My Homework” along with some of his famous short stories.

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  • Ingrid Bergman, Quay Film, Sudbury, 12th March

    Published: Thu, 12/03/2015 06:15


    This Swedish actress won three Academy Awards, two Emmys, four Golden Globes and the Tony Award for Best Actress. Simon Frampton charts her extraordinary contribution to European and American cinema.

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  • Lavenham Butchers, Muntjac Masterclass, 8th March

    Published: Sun, 08/03/2015 07:41


    Lavenham butchers are at Sudbury Farmers Market on the last friday of the month and at Lavenham Farmers Market on the last Sunday of the month selling locally shot wild venison. Lavenham butchers have been so welcomed by the Lavenham commumnity we just wanted to say a big thank you for supporting the local butcher.

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  • Craft and Gift Fair in St Peter’s church, Sudbury, 14th March

    Published: Tue, 03/03/2015 16:52


    You are invited to visit to our superb Craft and Gift Fair in St Peter’s church, a magnificent venue adjacent to the market square in Sudbury. We have 1000’s of gift ideas for all ages and over 30 stalls, offering jewellery, hand made cards/supplies, wedding photography, fossils and minerals, shabby chic, felt work, ceramics, handbags, woodturning,

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  • Pop-up Magna Carta in Clare, 7th March

    Published: Mon, 02/03/2015 10:29


    Saturday March 7th the Magna Carta in Clare Committee will hold its second Pop-up event to attract Clare residents and visitors to the June celebrations. Outside the Clare Co-op under the Committee’s tent, festooned with de Clare banners and bunting, between 9am and 12.30pm, there will be a chance to sample some medieval recipes, especially the gin

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  • One-day course goat keeping, Assington Mill near Sudbury, 1st March

    Published: Sat, 28/02/2015 17:50


    This course is aimed at the complete beginner and will cover all aspects of goat keeping and their care. You will learn abut the different goat breeds and their suitability for your purpose. The day will cover housing requirements, feeding and hygiene, including worming, hoof-trimming and vaccinations, common diseases, how to identify and treat th

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  • Kernos Quiz Night, Long Melford Village Hall, 27th February

    Published: Thu, 26/02/2015 21:04


    Last year over 100 keen quiz fans managed to raise nearly £1000 in much-needed funding for our charity, which has been invaluable in helping us to continue our work offering counselling support to people in Sudbury and the surrounding area.

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  • Belle, Quay Theatre Film, Sudbury, 24th Februaury

    Published: Tue, 24/02/2015 06:42


    Belle is inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle (Gugu Mbatha-Raw), the illegitimate mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Captain. Raised by her aristocratic great-uncle Lord Mansfield (Tom Wilkinson) and his wife (Emily Watson), Belle’s lineage affords her certain privil

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  • Snowdrop Sunday at Hedingham Castle, 22nd February

    Published: Sun, 22/02/2015 08:05


    The Castle’s winter gardens are possibly the most romantic in the East of England, with at least 13 varieties of snowdrops covering the steep slopes of the motte and bailey and setting off the trees and lakes in front of the Georgian Mansion House. Lavenham Falconry will be inside and out with a selection of birds of prey, and Graeme the Medieval A

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  • Come and Sing! Workshop with National Youth Chamber Choir, 22nd February

    Published: Sun, 22/02/2015 08:04


    On Sunday 22 February, The Royal Hospital School will welcome choral conductor Adam Treadaway and members of the National Youth Chamber Choir of Great Britain to lead local singers in a three-hour, fun-packed vocal workshop with singers of all abilities, aged 9 and upwards; everyone is welcome to come along and make music together!

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  • Body found by firefighters after house fire in Clare near Sudbury

    Published: Tue, 17/02/2015 12:07


    A body has been found following a house fire in Clare this morning, Tuesday 17th February. The Fire Service and Police were called at around 7.50am to reports of a fire at a property in Nethergate Street. The fire was extinguished a short while later and sadly a body was found inside.

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  • Rock Choir, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 12th – 14th February

    Published: Sat, 14/02/2015 15:51


    Rock Choir sing their own arrangements of pop, Motown and chart songs – fabulous, uplifting fun. This is a fundraising event on behalf of The Quay Seating Fund. Led by Daniel Ribbits, the singers are pooled from Sudbury, Braintree, Bury St Edmunds, Chelmsford, Witham, Great Dunmow and Colchester! Sing along at whatever volume you wish.

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  • Sudbury Symphony Orchestra, St Peter’s, Sudbury, 8th February

    Published: Sun, 08/02/2015 07:35


    Sudbury Symphony Orchestra, Formed in 1993, Sudbury Symphony Orchestra aims to enable amateur instrumentalists to play challenging music whilst having fun. The orchestra plays a range of classical and light music in three or four concerts each year. The orchestra has a professional conductor, Matthew Andrews, and is led by Christina Everson. As we

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  • Quay Theatre History Talks, Sudbury, 8th Febraury

    Published: Sun, 08/02/2015 07:34


    Belle Vue House in Sudbury has an uncertain future at the moment but exactly 100 years it was on the brink of its finest hour having been equipped as a Red Cross Hospital. In February 1915 doctors and nurses welcomed its first group of wounded and sick from the trenches in France. Arriving by train ,tired in pain and war weary, the soldiers from

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  • Hartest Farmers Market, 7th February

    Published: Sat, 07/02/2015 07:41


    This lovely market, has at its core the main aim to connect a rural community with local growers and producers. The Hartest Institute is a lovely venue in the heart of one of the most beautiful villages in Suffolk, and the Market attracts visitors from the many surrounding villages as well as from Sudbury, Long Melford and Bury St Edmunds. Our love

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  • The Swings the thing, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 6th Febraury

    Published: Thu, 05/02/2015 11:58


    Having played premier London jazz clubs and further afield; teamed up with the legendary George Melly; sold out Ronnie Scott’s every Christmas; Digby and his illustrious troupe bring their exceptional musicianship once again to our little corner of the world – not to be missed!

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  • Bonhams hold Sporting Gun Valuation Day, 4th February

    Published: Wed, 04/02/2015 06:46


    Bonhams are holding a Sporting Gun Valuation Day at their Bury St Edmunds office on Wednesday 4th February. If you would like to make an appointment to see our Sporting Gun specialist, Patrick Hawes. The Sporting Gun department at Bonhams Knightsbridge has grown significantly in recent years to become one of the global leaders in this specialist fi

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  • Saving Mr Banks, Quay Fim, Sudbury, 3rd February

    Published: Tue, 03/02/2015 06:38

    In his quest to obtain the rights, Walt comes up against a curmudgeonly, uncompromising writer who has absolutely no intention of letting her beloved magical nanny get mauled by the Hollywood machine. But, as the books stop selling and money grows short, Travers reluctantly agrees to go to Los Angeles to hear Disney’s plans for the adaptation.

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  • Appeal following attempted robbery, robbery and stolen vehicle

    Published: Sat, 31/01/2015 14:47


    Officers are linking the attempted robbery and the robbery which both took place this morning Saturday 31 January. The first happened at around 7:10am when two men entered the post office as it was opening in The Street, Badwell Ash and demanded money, with what is described as a pistol, from a member of staff.

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  • Count Magnus Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 30th January

    Published: Fri, 30/01/2015 06:35


    Over a century after their first publication, M. R. James’ ‘Ghost Stories of an Antiquary’ remain the most admired supernatural tales in the English language. In the classic spinechiller Count Magnus, a travel-writer’s over-inquisitiveness leads to a breathless, diabolical chase from darkest Sweden to rural Essex.

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  • California Suite by Neil Simon, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 21st January

    Published: Wed, 21/01/2015 07:36


    This informal group meets in the Geoff Kisby Room, Sudbury, at 7.30pm on the third Wednesday of the month (except December). The majority of us enjoy play-reading but have no aspirations to tread the boards. The programme is planned democratically a year in advance and we try to cover a broad spectrum of drama across the ages.

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  • Ultimate Elton, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 17th January

    Published: Sat, 17/01/2015 09:11


    Voted the UK No.1 Elton John Tribute Act at the National Tribute Awards! Some tribute artists look like their idol, some sound like their idol. Paul Bacon as Elton John does both – you won’t believe your eyes or your ears!

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  • Quay Novas, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 8th January

    Published: Thu, 08/01/2015 09:02


    Quay Novas is a term time youth drama course of 10 sessions which runs for an hour and a half. Our dedicated tutors offer a programme of fun-filled drama workshops culminating in an end-of-course show for parents and friends.

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  • The Butler, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 6th January

    Published: Tue, 06/01/2015 16:31


    Eventually striking out on his own, Cecil becomes a hotel valet of such efficiency and discreteness in the 1950s that he becomes a butler in the White House itself. There, Cecil would serve numerous US Presidents over the decades as a passive witness of history with the American Civil Rights Movement gaining momentum even as his family has troubles

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  • Sudbury New Years Eve Dance, Delphi Social Centre

    Published: Wed, 31/12/2014 06:59


    Delphi Social Centre, Newton Road, Sudbury. Dancing to music by Howard & Chris Spurr, 8pm to 12.30am (door open 7.45pm). This has been a tradition for many years with both members and non members. Tickets are available after the summer break, it is best to apply early to avoid disappointment. Dancing is 50/50 ballroom and popular sequence, with the

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  • Little Red Riding Hood, Sudbury Dramatic Society, 12th – 28th December

    Published: Sun, 28/12/2014 07:13


    It’s Panto time again in Sudbury (« Oh! No it isn’t. Oh! Yes it is! ») Little Red Riding Hood is sooo nice, sooo lovely she makes Spring spring early – which upsets the evil Winterking who wants it to be Winter forever, so calls in the Big Bad Wolf to get Little Red out of the picture.

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  • Sudbury Christmas Tree Festival, 10th – 14th December 2014

    Published: Sun, 14/12/2014 08:11


    We are proud to continue with this superb Sudbury festival, in the beautiful setting of the town centre Church of St Peter. In the six previous years that our clubs have organised the festival we have raised a total of some £24,000 for charities and good causes, both local and international.

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  • Christmas Concert in Clare Church, 13th December

    Published: Sat, 13/12/2014 05:54


    This is the age old story of Christmas with music by Monteverdi, Grandi, Scarlatti, Purcell, Arne and Mozart alongside traditional carols, as well as short readings from poetry and diaries with words by Samuel Pepys, John Evelyn, William Austin and Helen Rogers.

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  • Carol Concert in aid of EACH, Lavenham Church, 11th December

    Published: Thu, 11/12/2014 10:38


    It will be a mix of readings, carols and songs, both traditional and modern Christmas songs. With performances from two local primary school choirs. The event is free to attend and there will be a retiring collection for EACH to raise much needed funds for the support we give life-threatened children and their families in East Anglia.

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  • Sudbury Talbot Rotary Christmas Tree Festival, 10th – 14th December

    Published: Wed, 10/12/2014 10:15


    This year’s Festival, organised again by the two Sudbury Rotary Clubs, will take place as before in St Peter’s Church between Wednesday 10 and Sunday 14 December. This year’s Festival, organised again by the two Sudbury Rotary Clubs, will take place as before in St Peter’s Church between Wednesday 10 and Sunda

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  • Christmas Craft Fair, Lavenham Village Hall, 13th December 2014

    Published: Tue, 09/12/2014 13:29


    Come and visit us at the Village Hall, Lavenham this Christmas and browse 40 craft stalls offering an inspired selection of unique handmade creations including, glassware, pottery, soaps, art, photography, jewellery, cards, textiles & homewares.

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  • Lavenham Butchers celebrating this Christmas in Locality and Quality

    Published: Sat, 06/12/2014 10:21

    The new owners, Sudbury man Greg Strolenberg and Gareth Doherty, both local chaps, have joined forces to take on this exciting new adventure. They are both passionate about meat as you would expect two butchers to be, but these guys take it seriously. They want good quality, locally sourced traditionally farmed meat.

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  • Lavenham’s Annual Christmas Fair, 5th – 7th December 2014

    Published: Fri, 05/12/2014 05:34


    The Lavenham Christmas Fair takes place from 5th to the 7th of December on the Market Place, with events, entertainment, food and craft stalls. The Christmas Fair is our most annual popular event, drawing visitors to our village who are all looking to start their Christmas season in a unique setting with a truly festive backdrop.

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  • Talk on William Woollett, Gainsborough’s House, Sudbury, 3rd December

    Published: Wed, 03/12/2014 06:36


    The talk will take place at Gainsborough’s House, Sudbury, at 7pm. Tickets cost £10 each and include a glass of wine. A private view of the William Woollett (1725-85) print and copperplate etching and engraving, The Death of General Wolfe, originally painted by Benjamin West (1738-1820), will be open from 6pm. The owner of the copperplate, arts a

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  • Absolution, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 29th November

    Published: Sat, 29/11/2014 10:37


    Known for their high energy shows and featuring three top musicians, including both an award winning guitarist and drummer, this is a concert not to be missed! Releasing their debut album Issues, they have also recorded a live album, Live From The Front.

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  • Santa visits Foxearth, 29th November

    Published: Sat, 29/11/2014 06:13


    There will be lots of festive items on sale, refreshments, mulled wine and mince pies, art demonstrations and craft stalls as well as a festive Raffle and Tombola, good quality Bric-a-Brac and cake stall. Santa will be there to help with a children’s Lucky Dip Bran Tub.

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  • Ladies GoDiva at the Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 28th November

    Published: Fri, 28/11/2014 08:04


    They are hilarious, glamorous « old school » divas with big voices and even bigger personalities. Performing original songs penned by the hugely talented Helen Goldwyn, this trio, all of whom have graced the West End stages, love to have fun and mix a modern sound with a vintage feel.

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  • Sudbury Christmas Fair and Lights Switch On, 28th November

    Published: Fri, 28/11/2014 08:03


    Sudbury Choral Society singing carols in St Peter’s Church, hot chestnuts, hot dogs, mulled wine, Father Christmas and his Grotto plus a number of stalls both inside St Peter’s Church and outside in North Street and Market Hill, all add to the sense of the occasion. Commented organiser, Lynn James, “We are keen to see as many people here as possibl

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  • Clare Antiques Fair, 22nd – 23rd November

    Published: Sun, 23/11/2014 08:33


    The largest Antiques & Collectables fair in Clare, host to many of East Anglia’s finest dealers, offering: 17th 18th and 19th century oak, mahogany and pine furniture, 18th 19th and 20th century glass, 18th and 19th century clocks, Moorcroft pottery, Clarice Cliff, 18th and 19th century porcelain, Books, 20th century collectables, vintage fashion,

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  • OH! WHAT A LOVELY WAR, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 19th – 22nd November

    Published: Fri, 21/11/2014 15:51


    Commemorating the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War, Sudbury Musicals Society present the tragedy of World War I redefined in bawdy music-hall terms. « Your Country Needs You » – the rallying cry for a generation to do their patriotic duty and fight for king and country.

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  • Undefeated Sudbury RUFC have big match and Winter Beer Festival this weekend

    Published: Fri, 21/11/2014 08:52


    The Sudbury match and beer festival will be held at Whittham Field Spicer Way, Great Cornard, Sudbury, Suffolk. CO10 0GB. Don’t miss out this weekend as Sudbury play Cantabrians in the top of the table clash. Lets see a big crowd out to support the unbeaten home side. Stick around and sample the beers in the Second Sudbury Winter Beer Festival.

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  • Stafford Park Public Exhibition

    Published: Wed, 19/11/2014 09:09


    There will be a public exhibition to view proposals for the regeneration and remediation of Stafford Park, formally known as the Bush Boake Allen Factory.

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  • Sudbury Rugby Club’s 2nd Winter Beer and Cider Festival

    Published: Tue, 18/11/2014 16:51


    Sudbury RUFC is a friendly vibrant Club which invites people and their families to participate with the club, not only in a playing capacity, but a generically supportive nature. You can attend all of the matches and the social events such as this.

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  • Soul Town at the Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 14th November

    Published: Fri, 14/11/2014 15:16


    Soul-Town is in Sudbury town! Telling the story of Soul and Motown through the decades, you can expect great melodies, lots of tambourines and hand clapping, driving bass lines, infectious dancing and plenty of audience participation.

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  • Autumn Fayre at Stour Valley Community School, Clare, 14th November

    Published: Fri, 14/11/2014 07:50


    Come along to the Autumn Fayre at Stour Valley Community School on Friday 14 November from 6-8pm. Lots of stalls with beauty demonstrations, toys, antiques, crafts, gifts for all occasions, jewellery, specialist foods, games and refreshments.

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  • THE CHURCHFITTERS, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 9th November

    Published: Sun, 09/11/2014 09:03


    Three virtuoso musicians strut their stuff on stage and throw in some exquisite harmonies, a slew of startlingly original songs, a few jokes that create instant rapport and you’ve got a high energy show that always leaves audiences cheering.

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  • Gainsborough’s Musical Friends, Sudbury, 5th – 9th November

    Published: Sun, 09/11/2014 08:41


    Gainsborough’s House, Sudbury, in collaboration with The Suffolk Villages Festival have organised three events for this week. To celebrate Gainsborough and his circle of musical friends, two talks and a concert have been organised to coincide with our current exhibition at Gainsborough’s House, Karl Friedrich Abel, Composer and Impresario.

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  • WAITING FOR GODOT, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 4th – 8th November

    Published: Sat, 08/11/2014 08:23


    The playwright, Samuel Beckett, was winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1969 and ranks amongst the most important influences in the history of modern theatre. Written shortly after World War II, the play continues to inspire translations and audiences internationally with its vision of human existence, unconventional plot structure, iconic

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  • Free Breast Health Talk in Sudbury, 6th November

    Published: Thu, 06/11/2014 16:32

    Janet van Dam is bringing a holistic service to the clinic at Health Foods For You, 11a Friars Street, Sudbury that integrates Homeopathy, Reflexology and simple, straight forward, effective Nutritional Advice, helping to increase everyone’s health and well being and preventing disease.

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  • Juniper Flowers, Charity Vintage Tea Day, Sudbury, 6th November

    Published: Thu, 06/11/2014 06:37


    Not only are you to be greeted by an abundance of beautiful fresh smelling flowers, Anne’s of wonderful florists along with herself will be on hand to provide that super cuppa in a nostalgic vintage tea cup and saucer along with a scrummy piece of cake in Sudbury.

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  • Sturmer Local History Group will visit Colchester Castle, 6th November

    Published: Thu, 06/11/2014 06:37


    The museum has been refurbished and reopened earlier this year. The £4.2m project showcases the castle history and its collections of artefacts. The ground floor focuses on the Castle from the ruins of the Roman Temple of Claudius to the Royal Fortress in the middle ages. There are also dramatic recreations of events during the English Civil war

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  • Songs of Life and Love, Acton, Sudbury, 1st November

    Published: Sat, 01/11/2014 07:33


    This evening promises another of their engaging presentations of songs to suit all tastes, from popular classics of opera such as “Nessum Dorma” to “Phantom of the Opera”, via choices from films, reviews and the music hall, covering all emotions from joyful love, through despair to playful humour.

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  • ABSOLUTE BOWIE, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, October 31st

    Published: Fri, 31/10/2014 07:50


    Europe’s première Bowie tribute band – a five piece band faithfully interpreting the music of David Bowie with uncanny accuracy. They will take you on a musical journey through the ever changing phases of Bowie’s music and fashion with incredible attention to detail.

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  • Lavenham is featured on BBC2, today, 30th October

    Published: Thu, 30/10/2014 17:14


    Lavenham is featured on The Great Interior Design Challenge to be shown on BBC2 on Thursday 30th October at 7.00pm. The programme was filmed in June. Being of interest to Lavenham residents and visitors alike, it has been given a mention on the BBC website, social media sites.

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  • Medieval Graffiti Survey, Clare, 30th October

    Published: Tue, 28/10/2014 08:01


    As a follow-up to our previous medieval graffiti evening, we have arranged with Matthew Champion of the the Norfolk and Suffolk Medieval Graffiti Survey to lead a more in-depth recording session on Thursday, 30th October 2pm-5pm at St Peter’s and St Paul’s Church, Clare near Sudbury.

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  • Sudbury counselling chistmas party

    Published: Mon, 27/10/2014 10:29


    Come and celebrate with us on Saturday 6 December and enjoy an evening buffet followed by live music and dancing, 6pm-10pm Family, Friends and Colleagues Welcome.

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  • ROBBIE GLADWELL, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 23rd – 25th October

    Published: Thu, 23/10/2014 07:24


    Robbie Gladwell has played with some of the best names in the business, from Steve Harley to Suzy Quatro and BB King. We always enjoy hosting Robbie’s evenings at The Quay, with performances from some of the best local musicians and sometimes a surprise guest or two!

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  • Lavenham Sinfonia, 19th October

    Published: Sun, 19/10/2014 09:25

    The Lavenham Sinfonia presents vibrant, exciting concerts, with brilliant soloists, of great masterworks from our musical heritage. Coming to a Lavenham Sinfonia concert is a rich experience, and made more memorable by being in one of the truly great East Anglian churches – The Church of St Peter and St Paul in Lavenham.

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  • Sudbury Apple Pressing Day, 18th October

    Published: Sat, 18/10/2014 08:54


    Transition Sudbury’s annual Apple Pressing event will take place on Saturday 18th October in the weekly market outside St Peter’s Church, Sudbury between 10am and 12.30pm.

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  • SCIENCE BLAST! Quay Theatre, Sudbury, October 18th

    Published: Sat, 18/10/2014 08:48


    Expect lights, lasers and explosions! Meet some of science’s greatest brains and some of the worst! This show contains loud noises, explosions, laser lights and cheese sandwiches! Book early to get the safe seats!

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  • Dear Jane, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 17th October

    Published: Fri, 17/10/2014 06:27


    The critically acclaimed Cameo Players will perform a special evening dedicated to the life of Jane Austen. During this informal evening, the six players will dramatise her life in the form of excerpts from her novels, poetry and drama and will include a short play written by J

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  • Trinity Singers, October Concert, Sudbury, 11th October

    Published: Sat, 11/10/2014 08:28


    We are open to members from across East Anglia, whether staff or students of the University of Cambridge, or those unaffiliated with the university, welcoming all regardless of previous musical experience.
    We believe everyone should sing and enjoy doing so.

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  • Sophia Loren, Quay Film Club, Sudbury, 9th October

    Published: Thu, 09/10/2014 06:42


    Loren appeared in several bit parts and minor roles until the late 1950s when Loren’s five-picture contract with Paramount launched her international career. Notable film appearances including; Houseboat, That Kind of Woman and It Started in Naples.

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  • Captain Murderer, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 10th October

    Published: Tue, 07/10/2014 13:28


    A chilling new play based on the marvellously macabre tale by Charles Dickens. The well-to-do gentleman of the title is a serious wooer; but all his brides come to a deliciously sticky end. When he turns his attention to twin sisters, however, he finds the tables turned on himself in a fiendish act of revenge!

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  • Vintage Tractor and Ploughing Show near Sudbury

    Published: Mon, 06/10/2014 10:31


    Vintage tractor enthusiasts came to the Vintage Tractor Show at Great Henny, Sudbury, Suffolk today to show how useful the vintage tractors were with ploughing demonstrations. It was a gloriously sunny day and all turned out to show their vintage tractors in action. Steam engines were also displayed working with small stalls for local charities.

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  • Not About Heros, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 2nd – 4th October

    Published: Sat, 04/10/2014 08:01


    The emotional story of the friendship between Siegfried Sassoon and Wilfred Owen from their first meeting in 1917. The First World War impacted on both men, reflected not only in their friendship, but also the poetry for which both are rightly celebrated.

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  • Sudbury Bowls Club Open Day, 4th October

    Published: Sat, 04/10/2014 08:00


    Sudbury Bowls Club is a small friendly Outdoor Club based at the end of Quay Lane, Sudbury Suffolk. The club which was first opened in 1913 and recently celebrated its centenary.

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  • Sudbury Swap Shop, St Peter’s Chuch, Sudbury, 4th October

    Published: Sat, 04/10/2014 08:00


    The Sudbury Swap Shop is to encourage everyone to give away their unwanted items or come in to look around and take whatever treasurers catches their eye, all for FREE! Bring unwanted books, toys, clothes, crockery, music, garden equipment, seeds and plants but nothing can be accepted after 12noon. Also come along if you are interested to find ou

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  • The Nutty 2 Tones, King’s Marsh Stadium, Sudbury, 3rd October

    Published: Sat, 04/10/2014 07:55


    A great lively and entertaining duo, packed with powerful vocals, harmonies and crazy 2tone dance routines Covering all the major ska acts and tunes e.g Madness, the Specials, The Beat, Bad Manners, Prince buster, UB40, The Lambetta’s, The Jam, Bob Marley, Desmond Dekker and many more.

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  • Shopping Day in aid of Cancer Research, 6th October

    Published: Thu, 02/10/2014 13:31


    Over 20 stalls – Hot Footed ladies quality shoes and boots, ladies clothes for all ages, jewellery, accessories, linens, Phoenix cards, books, toys, plants, food, gifts for all and much more. All

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  • 13th The Plough Inn Beer Festival

    Published: Sat, 27/09/2014 05:18


    Over 20 real ales, ciders and perries. Festival theme, « Specials; Occasional, rare, one off, new, special and seasonal brews ». Live music each day over the festival, please visit our website for the full festival programme, tasting notes and band listings.

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  • The Rollin’ Clones, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 26th September

    Published: Fri, 26/09/2014 09:01


    There are no better guardians of the back catalogue of hits from The Rolling Stones. There are no better deliverers of vibrancy, edginess, masterly musicianship and charisma on the tribute circuit and all this by the strutting, trout pouting Jaggernaut-load.

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  • Sudbury Counsellors Participate in Macmillan Coffee Morning

    Published: Fri, 26/09/2014 08:07


    Cakes will be donated by Graham’s of Sudbury. The event is to take place at the exploringU counselling centre for well-being, The Old Press Rooms, Sudbury Suffolk CO10 2SP, so please help us to raise money for this event by popping in for a chat and piece of cake and a tea or coffee.

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  • Sudbury and District Horticultural Society Autumn Show, 20th – 21st September

    Published: Sat, 20/09/2014 06:43


    Sudbury and District Horticultural Society Autumn Show will be held in St Peter’s Church in Sudbury. One may imagine the competitors to be laid back and enjoy the Fuchsias, Vegetables, Fruit and other assorted classes. This could not be further from the truth. Competition is fierce and in some previous instances, there has been foul pl

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  • Miles Hunt and Erica Nockalls, QuayTheatre, Sudbury, 19th September

    Published: Fri, 19/09/2014 11:31


    During The Wonder Stuff’s year out in 2007, front man Miles Hunt (who wrote the band’s 17 top twenty hits including Size Of A Cow and Welcome To The Cheap Seats) and violinist/vocalist Erica Nockalls released their debut album together, Not An Exit. Since then, they have toured around the globe.

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  • Foxearth History Society do the East End

    Published: Wed, 17/09/2014 09:01


    In the heart of London’s East End, on the river Lea, is the largest existing tidal mill in the world and on 9th September Brian Strong – a member of the Trust that now looks after the buildings – outlined its history and described, to members of the District History Society, the efforts being made towards its restoration. At the time of the Domesd

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  • When the Railway was King, 17th September

    Published: Wed, 17/09/2014 06:37


    Sudbury rail station is now unmanned, but at one time the railway was a major presence and employer in the town. Peter Rednall will tell the story of the time when tracks for freight wagons radiated from the heart of the town. This talk is the first of the History Society’s new programme of events, which runs monthly right through to June 2015, wit

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  • Transition Sudbury has a very busy Autumn ahead

    Published: Tue, 16/09/2014 11:28


    The Sudbury Transition group has been putting on events, walks and classes to encourage everyone to live more sustainable lifestyles since 2010 and some of the events are so popular that they are put on year after year including Swap Shops and Apple Pressing.

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  • Over 150 residents of Coggeshall take part in Protest Walk to Marks Hall

    Published: Tue, 16/09/2014 09:01


    Coggeshall Community Action Group staged a protest walk on the 14th September to show its opposition to a planned housing development by Honywood School and Marks Hall Estate. Over 150 local residents turned up to walk the 2 miles across beautiful countryside, with many wearing T-Shirts protesting to the build and holding numerous placards. Despi

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  • Plan Protest Walk to Marks Hall on Sunday 14th September

    Published: Sun, 14/09/2014 07:44


    The Coggeshall Community Action Group is staging a protest walk on the 14th September to show its opposition to a planned housing development by Honywood School and Marks Hall. The proposed new school will span the dangerous A120 (13th most dangerous road in the UK). The proposed £30 million school will be built on land owned by a neighbouring lan

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  • A Summer’s Evening Concert, Lavenham, 13th September

    Published: Sat, 13/09/2014 07:56


    The Edmund Octet are twelve gentleman singing in harmony, barber shop, WW1 tribute, musical medleys, solos and much more, all under the direction of Gill Garside B.A. Mus. Tickets from The Tourist Information Centre, Lady Street, Lavenham and the Church Shop (when open) also on the door prior to the concert.

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  • Sudbury Dramatic Society, September Tide, 9th -13th September

    Published: Sat, 13/09/2014 07:55


    Sudbury Dramatic Society presents Daphne Du Maurier’s third play, set in her beloved Cornwall in the summer of 1948. Widowed Stella, a woman of considerable gifts and beauty, regularly rejects proposals of marriage from her neighbour, Robert. Stella’s daughter Cherry brings home her artist husband Evan for the first time and Stella finds herself at

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  • Concert in Clare Church, 13th September

    Published: Sat, 13/09/2014 07:55


    TIckets costing £15.00 (£5.00 for students), including a complimentary glass of wine in the interval, can be obtained by calling Geoffrey Bray (01787 277731) or from Compact Music, North Street, Sudbury, Harris & Harris and Clare Pharmacy in Clare, or at the door on the night. Marie-Noelle Kendell was a finalist in the BCC Young Musician of the Yea

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  • Christ Church United Reformed Church, 13th September

    Published: Sat, 13/09/2014 07:55


    The Gainsborough Family Church will be displaying its church records in Sudbury, including its Baptism Registers and other artefacts of historical interest. Newly published booklets on the history of the church and organ will also be available.

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  • Sudbury Talbot Rotary Art Show is back for 2014

    Published: Fri, 12/09/2014 07:03


    After a one year break, Sudbury Talbot Rotary Club’s popular showcase for local artists will be back at St Peter’s, Sudbury in September. The club is now calling on artists to dust off their canvases and get busy with their brushes to produce works to include in the show and sale. This year’s Talbot Rotary Art Expo will open with a preview night on

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  • Sudbury to the Sea is a National treat this Weekend

    Published: Thu, 11/09/2014 10:00


    This popular event takes place annually over a weekend in September from Sudbury. Participants navigate the 24½ miles (37km) of the River Stour, from Sudbury to the Cattawade Barrier, enjoying its many delights and seeing parts of the local countryside that are inaccessible by foot or road. It has been part of our calendar in one form or

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  • Gainsborough’s House in Sudbury open doors for free

    Published: Wed, 10/09/2014 16:45


    This Friday, Gainsborough’s House in Sudbury will be celebrating the success of its current exhibition, Rembrandt the Printmaker, by opening its doors for free! As part of this special day, printmaking demonstrations will take place, using techniques in the style of Rembrandt, the famous seventeenth century Dutch artist. Demonstrations will begin

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  • Open door at the best kept secret in Sudbury, 7th September

    Published: Sun, 07/09/2014 09:10


    The fifteenth century St Mary’s Church, Chilton in Sudbury is usually open only to those who contact the keyholder though some services are held there. It has been in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust for more than 30 years. A redundant parish church described as ‘one of Suffolk’s best kept secrets’ will be open on

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  • Melford Music, Season Finale with 16 voices and a string quintet

    Published: Sat, 06/09/2014 16:19


    Melford Music will be closing its 2014 season at Holy Trinity Church Long Melford, near Sudbury at 1.10pm on Wednesday 10th September. The Aurora Voices and Consort, led by Beverley Lockyer, will be performing Purcell’s ‘Dido & Aeneas’ with no fewer than 16 voices and a string quintet. Concert goers are warned that this recital is likely to r

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  • An evening with Richard Attwood, Hedingham Castle, 6th September

    Published: Tue, 02/09/2014 10:33


    On the evening of Saturday 6th September Hedingham hosts the now annual Porsche Classics Motorsport Dinner which acts as a curtain raiser to the Porsche Classics at the Castle event on Sunday 7th September. This will be a very rare appearance by Richard Attwood, winner of the Le Mans 1970, and so something not to be missed by Porsche enthusiasts.

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  • Giant Garage Sale, Wickham St Paul, Sudbury, 30th August

    Published: Sat, 30/08/2014 08:35


    Delicious freshly prepared food and drinks at the Village Hall. The location is midway between Sudbury and Halstead. Artist Glynis Hughes and friends invite you to walk into their ‘Open Studios Arts & Crafts’ at Winton Cottage, Church Road. 25 individual garage sales within the village, a map will be available to locate each one.

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  • The Strange Doors, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 30th August

    Published: Sat, 30/08/2014 08:35


    Using the exact instruments that The Doors used and great costumes, the band recreates a Doors’ concert from the 1960s. Their two hour theatre show includes psychedelic projection throughout, which enhances the music and atmosphere. Doors fans can step back in time with a Doors’ tribute band that looks as good as it sounds.

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  • 3rd Cider and Wine Festival, 29th – 31st August

    Published: Fri, 29/08/2014 11:58


    An Opportunity to taste our Wines, 20 Ciders including our own, Local Ale from Mersea and Colchester Breweries. Selection of food: Season Suffolk BBQ (beast burgers, wild dogs and much more), bouverie Hog Roast, Ken the Curry (Culver Street) and lots more. 10 Live acts confirmed for the weekend so far!

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  • Liz Trenow Book Signing, Long Melford near Sudbury, 29th August

    Published: Fri, 29/08/2014 08:18


    Interviews with soldiers who have recently served in Afghanistan, along with an NHS paramedic and extensive research into the origins of the incredibly inspirational Poppy Factory which to this day helps returning soldiers to find work helped Liz to create remarkable characters inspired by real events.

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  • Polstead Art Exhibition, 26th – 27th August

    Published: Wed, 27/08/2014 08:28


    Most works will be for sale and many of the artists will be present throughout the period of the exhibition, so if you feel you would like to draw or paint either as a beginner or indeed as one who used to paint but for whatever reason haven’t done so lately then do come along and have a chat with members of the group, and who knows, you may decid

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  • Sketchbook Making, Gainsborough’s House, Sudbury, 26th August

    Published: Tue, 26/08/2014 08:12


    Sudbury Summer Holiday Events for Children, Gainsborough’s House, Sudbury. Are you a budding fashion designer? Be inspired by the glorious 18th Century garb painted by Gainsborough and our extensive replica costume collection. Design your own extravagant creation using only construction paper, tape, staples

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  • Twenty Waies upon the Bels, Boxford, Sudbury, 25th August

    Published: Mon, 25/08/2014 07:57


    Skilled musicians would improvise over a repeated chord sequence (the ‘ground’) or play variations on a popular tune. Held at St. Mary’s Church, Boxford, Sudbury, Jacob Heringman and Susanna Pell have been musical colleagues for almost 25 years and have both enjoyed distinguished careers, Jacob a

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  • Quay Fundraisers Car Boot and Table Sale in Sudbury, 25th August

    Published: Mon, 25/08/2014 07:50


    Car Boot and Table Sales are held in front of The Quay, Sudbury, in the Foyer and upstairs in the Bar. Refreshments available in the Bar along with hot and cold drinks. For enquiries or bookings, please phone the Box Office or visit the theatre during office hours, 10am – 6pm weekdays, 12 – 6pm Saturdays.

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  • Today: Lavenham Rare Breeds Motor Show and Lavenham Brook Wines & Produce

    Published: Mon, 25/08/2014 07:49


    Lavenham Brook Wines & Produce is very pleased to be the sponsor of the pre 1939 section of the Lavenham Rare Breeds Motor Show held, as always, on Bank Holiday Monday 25th August. The show started in 1996 and has grown to be one of the premier shows in East Anglia with a truly amazing collection of vehicles dating from around 1900 right through to

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  • Sudbury Town Carnival, 24th August 2014

    Published: Sun, 24/08/2014 08:07


    Parading through Sudbury town commences at 12.30pm. Many people will remember the carnivals of yesteryear, throughout the 70s, 80s and 90s, Lucas as it was then were very much in the forefront, there is plenty of photographic evidence in the down stairs Bar of the Delphi club.

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  • Suffolk Villages Festival, Handel, 23rd August

    Published: Sat, 23/08/2014 08:06


    We present Handel’s great masterpiece in an unfamiliar guise in Suffolk. He wrote Messiah in a hectic few weeks in the summer of 1741 for his visit to Dublin; it received its premiere there on 13 April 1742. He later performed the work repeatedly in London, modifying it substantially to accommodate new solo singers and changing circumstances.

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  • Sudbury Artists Summer Exhibition, 23rd August

    Published: Sat, 23/08/2014 08:05


    Artists from the Sudbury trail will be holding an exhibition at Long Melford Church in the Lady Chapel on the August Bank Holiday Weekend, Suffolk. The exhibition will show a really interesting variety of work in different media and the artists. This will be a truly inspiring exhibition showing some of Suffolks finest established and emerging talen

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  • Mega Makers! Tuesday Holiday Club, Lavenham, 19th August

    Published: Tue, 19/08/2014 06:38


    Every Tuesday from 10am to 1.30pm over the School Holidays, Lavenham Parish Church and Lavenham Salvation Army will be hosting Mega Makers! Holiday Club a morning of crafts, singing, games and learning about Jesus. Mega Makers! is FREE and is aimed at children aged 5 to 11 years old from Lavenham and the surrounding villages. A simple lunch will

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  • Poppy Picnic to be held at Sudbury Rugby Club, 17th August

    Published: Sun, 17/08/2014 09:52


    The Royal British Legion invites everyone to get together during summer, up and down the country, for a Poppy Picnic – and support Britain’s bravest. It will be held at Sudbury Rugby Club, from 12 noon – 6pm. Bring your own food and drink and seating.

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  • A Red Cross afternoon, 17th August

    Published: Sun, 17/08/2014 09:35


    A very special afternoon commemorating World War I and recreating the event detailed in Stephanie Hyde Parker’s scrap book and fund raising for the Red Cross. See Red Cross Nurses working hard towards the war effort and soldiers preparing to leave for the Battle Front. Enjoy musical performances from the era including special appearances from Patri

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  • Mark Saberton, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 16th August

    Published: Sat, 16/08/2014 08:50


    The evening will move on to English songs and show tunes. Wai Sum will also perform pieces and transcriptions for solo pianoLocal to Sudbury, baritone Mark has performed in major venues throughout Europe, including The Royal Opera House. A programme of Opera and Song with Mark Saberton and acclaimed accompanist Wai Sum Chong.

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  • A Brief Vintage Encounter, Hosted By Juniper Flowers Sudbury, 16th August

    Published: Sat, 16/08/2014 08:16


    Back by popular demand, the second Brief vintage encounter at the wonderful St Peters Church, Sudbury, for a booking form, give Anne a ring at Juniper Flowers, the Sudbury florist with just that ‘pinch of vintage’. Come along on Friday 22 November, meander through the vintage stalls, step back in time grab some vintage bargains for Christmas. Just

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  • Lavenham Art Society Annual Exhibition, 16th – 26th August

    Published: Sat, 16/08/2014 08:15


    The Lavenham Art Society is holding its annual exhibition at the church of St Peter’s and St Paul’s, Lavenham from 16th – 26th August 2014. Around 150 framed works will be on show as well as unframed originals and prints in a wide variety of media including watercolour, oil, acrylic and pastel.

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  • Transition Sudbury, Bread Making, 16th August

    Published: Sat, 16/08/2014 08:13


    The next Transition Sudbury event is bread making at the Stevenson Centre, Great Cornard on the 16th August where you will learn how to make two savoury breads plus a sweet fruit bun, places are limited so ensure you book early. Everyone who went to Hill Farm would like to thank Ashley Cooper for his guided walk round his award winning farm, which

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  • Philip Seymour Hoffman Film, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 14th August

    Published: Thu, 14/08/2014 07:53


    An American actor and director. Although primarily a supporting player, Hoffman was known as a versatile performer, who brought depth and humanity to all of his roles. He was prolific in both film and theatre from the eary 1990s until his death at aged 46, after which the New York Times declared him « … perhaps the most ambitious and widely admire

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  • Car stolen during burglary

    Published: Wed, 13/08/2014 16:19


    Police are appealing for witnesses after a car was stolen during a burglary in Ixworth. The incident occurred between 8.30pm Monday 11 August and 9.20am yesterday, Tuesday 12 August at an address in Peddars Close. Entry was gained to the property via an open window and a set of car keys were taken from inside and the offender then stole a white Cit

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  • Sudbury and Suffolk Fire Service Strike, 11th – 16th August

    Published: Mon, 11/08/2014 10:26


    Thursday (10 July 2014) for 9 hours from 10am until 7pm. During these periods, not all of our stations and fire engines will be available and so we will be implementing our contingency plans to operate a reduced service. As a result of this, we would ask everyone to be extra careful as they go about their daily lives and only to call us if absol

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  • Film Making School, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 11th – 15th August

    Published: Mon, 11/08/2014 07:26


    A week-long workshop where young people get to make their own films using professional equipment, try their hand at acting, directing, filming or editing. All of the workshops will be aimed at young people with no experience in front or behind the camera. These short sessions will be fun, creative and build your child’s confidence. For young person

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  • Gainsborough’s House Print Workshop Exhibit, Sudbury, 7th – 10th August

    Published: Sat, 09/08/2014 07:20


    Members of Gainsborough’s House Print Workshop will be showcasing their artwork at St Peter’s Church in Sudbury from Thursday 7th to Sunday 10th August from 10am to 5pm. This annual event gives members the opportunity to sell their prints and show visitors what can be achieved using different printmaking techniques. Guest exhibitor will be Josh C

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  • Kennedy’s Children, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 7th – 9th August

    Published: Sat, 09/08/2014 07:20


    A powerful insight, as fifty years on five individuals, who were young in the 1960s, look back, justify and explain their actions and lives during that momentous decade, which was full of love, hope, despair, prejudice and which, of course, was impacted by the assassination of JFK.

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  • American Country Music, Foxearth, 16th August

    Published: Thu, 07/08/2014 09:01


    Come along and find out all about this music but even more importantly come along for an evening’s entertainment! Sandy and Mike have played this music for many years and have performed at many concerts in this country and in the USA. They specialise in harmony singing whilst accompanying themselves with acoustic instruments.

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  • The Three Musketeers, Hedingham Castle, 17th August

    Published: Wed, 06/08/2014 16:32


    All for One, and One for All!Join young D’Artagnan on his quest to become a musketeer in this exciting new adaptation from Boxtree Productions. Meet Athos, Porthos and Aramis, who join forces with D’Artagnan to foil the evil plans of the scheming Cardinal Richelieu. Featuring original songs and spectacular, swashbuckling sword fights, the non-stop

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  • Fundraising Craft Fair, Bures near Sudbury, 31st August

    Published: Wed, 06/08/2014 10:29


    In Aid of the Dave Roper Memorial Fund, Sudbury Motorcycle Club. This year we have decided to organise a Fundraising Craft Fair on the 31st August, from 10 – 3pm at the Bures Community Centre near Sudbury. Showcasing some of the local talents from cards and jewellery to home and garden products. We hope the fair will be a lovely day out for all the

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  • Sudbury Summer Holiday Swimming Courses

    Published: Tue, 05/08/2014 06:16


    There will be five day swimming courses at Great Cornard Sports Centre from 28th July to 15th August. The intensive swimming courses held over 5 days can improve your swimming drastically. From beginner to improver and advanced, 5 years and above. 5 weeks of lessons are in one week. Fully qualified and insured teacher.

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  • Commemorative Lights Out, Sudbury, Monday 4th August

    Published: Mon, 04/08/2014 08:59


    In a dramatic Suffolk and Country wide event, ‘Lights Out’ is an invitation to everyone to turn off their lights from 10.00pm to 11.00pm on Monday 4th August leaving on a single light or candle for this shared moment of reflection and to commemorate the moment. Councils, Government, and commerce are supporting this initiative and we would like

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  • Open Gardens, Rosedale, Bures, 3rd August

    Published: Sun, 03/08/2014 07:44


    Compact plantsman’s garden of a third of an acre. Herbaceous borders, many unusual plants including peony and agapanthus collections. Ornamental pond. 6m SE of Sudbury. From Colchester take B1508. After 10m garden on L as you enter the village, from Sudbury B1508 after 5m garden on right

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  • The Jungle Book, Hedingham Castle, 3rd August

    Published: Sun, 03/08/2014 07:43


    In this beautiful adaptation by award winning writer Laura Turner, from returning production company Chapterhouse all your favourite animal characters are brought to life to create an enchanting and fun-filled open air musical show for children of all ages.

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  • Great War Commemoration, Lamarsh near Sudbury, 2nd – 3rd August

    Published: Sun, 03/08/2014 07:43


    The lovely church of Holy Innocents, Lamarsh, on the bank of the Stour between Bures and Sudbury, is commemorating the start of the Great War with a fascinating programme of events this weekend. Concert of songs and poems featuring among a team of singers and readers famous baritone Stephen Varcoe and BBC News Reporter Nick Higham. Organisers Andre

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  • Coracle Regatta, Bures, 2nd August 2014

    Published: Sat, 02/08/2014 06:22


    This event is held annually usually on the first Saturday in August near Sudbury. This event has a fancy name but is in fact a FREE, low key, laid back, fun afternoon. We work alongside the Coracle Society and coracle owners to offer everyone an opportunity to try and handle one of these unusual craft.

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  • Sudbury holds its 134th Annual Regatta today

    Published: Sat, 02/08/2014 06:22


    Sudbury Rowing Club hosts their 134th annual regatta on Saturday 2nd August, with racing taking place between 8.30am and 7pm in Suffolk. Often referred to as ’Little Henley’, due to the picturesque setting it’s now become one of the towns oldest annual events. The event, which has grown in size in recent years, attracts rowers from all over the UK.

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  • Film Screenings At Gainsborough’s House, Sudbury, 1st August

    Published: Fri, 01/08/2014 09:01


    Gainsborough’s House in Sudbury is celebrating its summer exhibition, Rembrandt the Printmaker, by hosting three films on the theme of the Dutch master. Beginning on Friday 4 July, the screenings will take place in The Hills Room at Gainsborough’s House.

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  • Fatal collision Otley, man named

    Published: Wed, 30/07/2014 16:36


    Suffolk Police and the ambulance service were called by a member of the public at approximately 12.15pm with a report that there had been a serious collision on the stretch of road between the Swilland and Ashbocking junctions on the B1078. Three vehicles were at the scene, two motorcycles, a Suzuki and a Yamaha and a Land Rover Discovery towing a

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  • Keep Calm and Bake to win, Age UK Suffolk, 26th – 27th July

    Published: Sun, 27/07/2014 08:15


    Age UK Suffolk is launching a fundraising Bake Off in celebration of its 65th anniversary of delivering services to local older people in Suffolk. The Bake Off is sponsored by the East of England Co-op and in association with Jimmy’s Farm. People from all across Suffolk are invited to turn their ovens up and hold baking related fundraising events

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  • A History of Britain, Hedingham Castle, 27th July

    Published: Sun, 27/07/2014 08:10


    It’s the History of Britain as you’ve never seen it before. Join the critically acclaimed Pantaloons Theatre Company for a breathless race through centuries in this delightfully inventive open air show.

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  • Summer Fun At Hintlesham Hall

    Published: Sat, 26/07/2014 14:58


    The landmark 16th Century Elizabethan Manor House Hotel on the outskirts of Ipswich, is staging a number of dining and musical events this summer. On Friday 11th July, a nostalgic night of a 1940’s themed party night, with a specially prepared three course menu and dancing to some great live music from the duo Perfect Vintage, with great sounds of

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  • Jongleurs Comedy Club, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 26th July

    Published: Sat, 26/07/2014 07:54


    For the very first time here at The Quay, Sudbury, for one night only, with a superb line-up from the best of the British stand-up circuit. During this hilarious evening, two comedians and a compere will take to the stage to tickle your funny bone. Keep an eye on our website for full details of the line-up. (Line-up subject to change). The perfect

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  • Rembrandt The Printmaker, Gainsborough’s House, Sudbury

    Published: Sat, 26/07/2014 07:53


    The 2014 summer exhibition at Gainsborough’s House, Sudbury, presents a selection of extraordinary etchings by Rembrandt van Rijn (1606 – 1669). The works, on loan from the outstanding Rembrandt prints collections of The British Museum and The Fitzwilliam Museum, are brought together to explore the Dutch master’s remarkable achievemen

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  • Transition Sudbury and District Visit Award Winning Farm, 26th July

    Published: Sat, 26/07/2014 07:53


    Transition Sudbury & District are visiting Hill Farm, Gestingthorpe on Saturday 26th July at 11am. Hill Farm has recently won an award from the Farming and Wildlife Advisory Group for its outstanding commitment to good environmental practices. There will be a guided tour by farmer Ashley Cooper of the Roman villa site, museum and farm.

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  • Lavenham Village Hall and Events Centre Open Day, 26th July

    Published: Sat, 26/07/2014 07:52


    Lavenham village hall is unlike any other, from children’s parties to weddings, christenings, afternoon tea parties, we have all the modern facilities you need. Visit all rooms in the hall and see how we can help make your party or event successful. We have modern facilities, a well equipped kitchen and an excellent audio system.

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  • Vicki V’s Theatre Productions, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 25th July

    Published: Fri, 25/07/2014 06:05


    Vicki V’s Theatre Productions are proud to present their latest musical performance, Joseph and The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat. Be prepared to be singing and dancing in your seats, as you enjoy this colourful, fun packed musical, which is suitable for all ages.

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  • Sudbury Mayor’s Anniversary Charity Night, 23rd July

    Published: Mon, 21/07/2014 14:29


    The Sudbury Mayor’s charity night at the Navaa in Sudbury, will be held on the 23rd July 2014 to celebrate their first year anniversary. The Navaa will have a set menu for £12 per head from which we will be donating £9 to charity and £3 to cover their costs.

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  • Complicated Pleasures at the Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 21st July

    Published: Sun, 20/07/2014 17:18


    Quay Theatre, Sudbury. Matthew has won the lottery, so he dumps his girlfriend because “he can do better”. She rebounds on a single parent, whose child is blackmailing him for lollipops. Set in the not too distant future, this is an hilarious sex comedy about messy relationships, the balance of power between the sexes and the consequences of not

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  • Bures British Legion Garden Party Near Sudbury, 20th July

    Published: Sun, 20/07/2014 07:55


    The Bures branch of the Royal British Legion is holding their annual Garden Party in the gardens of Bevills. There are terraces, borders, ponds, vistas and woodland walks with stunning views across the rolling south Suffolk countryside near Sudbury.

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  • OLD MACDONALD, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 20th July

    Published: Sun, 20/07/2014 07:55


    Old MacDonald’s animals have gone missing! Can you help a friendly scientist and his amazing time machine get them back for him? See the best loved characters from the original nursery ryhme live on stage, along with a magical medley of games, giggles and sing-a-long songs in this fun filled farmyard tale.

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  • The Mega Art Show that Sudbury Deserves, Until 21st July

    Published: Sun, 20/07/2014 07:47


    The Sudbury Summer Art Show 2014 is an unmissable event happening in St Peters on Sudbury Market Hill. It is a new showcase for some of the best art and crafts being produced locally. Many of the artists are well known and have a professional reputation. Running for four days – 17th to 21st July and open 10am until 8pm from Thursday to Saturday (Su

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  • MY DALEK HAS A PUNCTURE, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 19th July

    Published: Sat, 19/07/2014 06:37


    A light hearted evening with Simon Fisher-Becker, better known to Sci-Fi fans as Dorium Maldovar from the BBC’s hugely successful drama series, Doctor Who. Simon gives an insight into how he became an actor, what is needed today if you want to be an actor, and a general idea of how to prioritize options, opportunities and challenges in life, highli

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  • Lavenham Summer Craft Market, 19th July

    Published: Sat, 19/07/2014 06:36


    This year we are delighted to be joined by, amongst many, Lynne Rothery Textiles, A Shore Thing, Scarlet Sometimes, Wandering River, Honey Bee and Driftwood with a range of products including stunning photography, beautiful local pottery & ceramics, funky crochet, original artwork and a small selection of the highest quality jewellery.

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  • Stansfield Village Summer Fete, Near Sudbury, 19th July 2014

    Published: Fri, 18/07/2014 16:38


    Stansfield Village, close to Sudbury, is a fun day out for all the family with attractions including the Hadstock Silver Band, Little Egypt Morris Men, Alison Dando School of Dance. Stansfield’s renowned novelty bunting, real ale bar, barbecue, teas, Pimms, cake stall, tombola, ice creams for refreshmant purposes.

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  • Invitation to Thomas Gainsborough School Art Exhibition, Sudbury, 17th July

    Published: Thu, 17/07/2014 06:57


    We invite you to attend the Thomas Gainsborough School’s end of year Art exhibition in Sudbury, which is taking place on Thursday 17th July between 6.30pm and 8pm in the Celebration Hall and Art Gallery in A-Block. The exhibition features works produced in Art and Design, Textiles and Photography by Years 11, 12 and 13 students as well as sample

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  • Long Melford Street Fair, July 13th 2014

    Published: Sun, 13/07/2014 07:09


    It’s a fun packed family day out out , our aim is to entertain you with amazing entertainment for all, such as Punch and Judy for the kids, Route66, The Story Boys, the superb Sudbury Rock Choir, Jessica Harvey, Bijoux Toots, Long Melford Silver Band to mention a few. The Long Melford Street Fair is one of Suffolk’s most popular calendar events whi

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  • Clare Priory Craft Fair, 12th July 2014

    Published: Sat, 12/07/2014 07:44


    Exhibitors and visitors alike greatly appreciate the atmosphere and setting of the Priory, and many have become familiar friends as they return year after year. All proceeds go to charity, and the organisers and helpers are all unpaid volunteers who give their time freely and generously.

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  • Bures Music Festival, 9th – 13th July 2014

    Published: Sat, 12/07/2014 06:43


    The Bures Music Festival is a not-for-profit event supporting local charities and organisations including St Helena Hospice and Ferriers Barn Day Centre. It has raised £157,000 for charity since the first festival in 1997.
    Our line up for 2014 is more exciting than ever. We’ll announce more of this year’s acts right here in the next few days.

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  • Sudbury Dramatic Society, Funny Money, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 8th – 12th July

    Published: Sat, 12/07/2014 06:03


    Sudbury Dramatic Society: Henry Perkins accidentally picks up the wrong briefcase on his tube journey home from work and discovers that it contains a fortune in what he assumes to be stolen money. His attempts to hang on to it are complicated by the intervention of not, one but two police sergeants, two friends arriving for dinner, a taxi driver wi

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  • Concert in Clare Church, 12th July

    Published: Sat, 12/07/2014 06:03


    The Pentagon Brass Quintet will perform music ranging from Gabrieli to Gershwin; well-known works and those that will probably be new to many people, but will appeal to a variety different musical tastes.

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  • Clare Fire Station Celebrates Diamond Jubilee, 12th July

    Published: Sat, 12/07/2014 06:02


    Clare Fire Station Celebrates Diamond Jubilee, 12th July. The Fire Station celebrates its diamond jubilee with a great day highlighting the community support for the station and the commitment of local people as on call firefighters to help those in need.

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  • Ripley July Week Exhibition, The Jockey Club Rooms

    Published: Thu, 10/07/2014 08:04


    The Fine Art Photographer and artist Ripley is to hold the premier exhibition of his Thoroughbred Racehorse portraiture exclusively at The Jockey Club Rooms in Newmarket throughout July Week. Ripley, whose impressive corporate CV includes grand car marques and celebrity portraits, has recently transferred his skills to the equine form and in partic

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  • Quay Theatre, Dance in Film, Sudbury, 10th July

    Published: Thu, 10/07/2014 07:51


    Imagine Ballet, Tango, Flamenco and contemporary dance and the way some of the most ingenious film directors have interpreted it. Members only need to join for one season of four films at a time; however they must join prior to the first meeting of the season. Each screening is introduced by Simon Frampton. After each screening a discussion group w

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  • Gainsborough’s House Launches Three Exhibitions, Sudbury

    Published: Wed, 09/07/2014 11:41


    Gainsborough’s House Museum and Art Gallery, Sudbury, is launching three exciting exhibitions this summer, which will include a selection of extraordinary etchings by Rembrandt. Rembrandt the Printmaker coincides with Rembrandt: The Final Years opening at The National Gallery in autumn before showing at Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum.

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  • Horseheath Country Fair, 6th July 2014

    Published: Sun, 06/07/2014 08:40


    Main ring attractions include heavy horse, gun dog, falconry and ferret displays. We have a mounted parade from the Thurlow Hunt and visiting packs of beagles, bassetts and harrier hounds will parade on foot. The much loved Cyril the Squirrel will have you in stitches with his Racing Terrier Team and causing the usual chaos! Spruce up your pooch or

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  • Midsummer Music, Liston, 5th July

    Published: Sat, 05/07/2014 07:01


    3 semi finalists from this year’s BBC TV ‘Young Musician’ 2014 Competition play solo and ensemble music for Harp, Flute & Viola, accompanied by the current Organ Scholar from Windsor Castle, Glen Dempsey (from Bury!) in music by Bach, Handel, Debussy and Mathias.

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  • LEADING LADIES SHOW, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 4th July

    Published: Fri, 04/07/2014 06:49


    They’re back! Bold, brassy and incredibly funny, the country’s most outrageous trio return for another evening of drag de luxe and non-stop laughter in their all-new show. Everyone is very welcome, but beware – with this winsome threesome, good taste and decorum are not going to play much of a part in the evening!

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  • Sudbury Rowers Get The Result They Need For Henley

    Published: Mon, 30/06/2014 17:44


    The past months has seen the top Sudbury 8 training hard and competing at the major regattas; Wallingford, Reading and Marlow with the sole purpose of qualifying for Henley Royal Regatta, one of the most prestigious rowing events in the world. The Sudbury 8 had been pre qualified for Henley Royal Regatta avoiding the need to take place in

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  • Suffolk Open Studios, Clare and Cavendish, Every Weekend in June

    Published: Sun, 29/06/2014 08:12


    Internationally renowned glass artist, Laura Hart of Hart Glass will be opening her studio to the public during the June 2014 Suffolk Open Studios event, beginning 7th-8th June and all weekends until 28th-29th from 11am to 5pm, Saturdays and Sundays. On the weekend of the Clare Art Trail, 14th&15th June, a documentary film crew will be continuing

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  • Transition Sudbury & District Encourage Wildlife Into Gardens, 28th June

    Published: Sat, 28/06/2014 10:33


    Transition Sudbury & District are working with local expert George Millins to get everyone to support and encourage native wildlife into their gardens. If you are interested in finding out more, they are holding a free event on Saturday 28th June at 9.30am to 12pm in Little Cornard. To book your place contact Joanne Main on 01787 468634 or email

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  • Guided Walk Around Sudbury, 28th June

    Published: Sat, 28/06/2014 07:07


    Strolling in Gainsborough’s Footsteps, Sudbury, with a tour guide in period dress to celebrate 100 years since the unveiling of Gainsborough’s Memorial statue on Market Hill. The Blue Badge guides will entertain visitors with information about the town and about Thomas Gainsborough, his life and work.

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  • CLASSICAL PIANO RECITAL, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 28th June

    Published: Sat, 28/06/2014 07:03


    Russian-born Nina Vinogradova-Biek, internationally known and having recently given concerts in Berlin and Malta, returns to The Quay after several years. Russian-born Nina Vinogradova-Biek, internationally known and having recently given concerts in Berlin and Malta, returns to The Quay after several years.

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  • Sudbury RUFC Touch Rugby And BBQ This Friday

    Published: Fri, 27/06/2014 08:32


    Sudbury RUFC Touch Rugby And BBQ. Beer and BBQ! Touch rugby is the most popular and firmly established non-contact sport for adults, while also being enjoyed by children of all ages and skill levels. Touch appeals to sports enthusiasts and those looking for an alternative way of keeping fit through a fun game, which needs only a ball and a few jump

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  • T.REXTASY UNPLUGGED, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 27th June

    Published: Fri, 27/06/2014 07:30


    T.Rextasy Unplugged brings you the songs of Marc Bolan played acoustically and sung by Danielz (lead singer and lead guitarist), accompanied by John Skelton (drummer) on congas and percussion. Tracks that many of you would have heard the band play electrically over the years, take on a new dimension, giving the audience and musicians a more intimat

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  • Sudbury Community Health Centre Art Competition Display, 22nd June

    Published: Sun, 22/06/2014 07:23


    Sudbury’s Community Health Centre have produced an exhibition display to show the 35 entries which entered the art competition to create an original piece of art which will be reproduced at the heart of the health centre. All 35 entries by artists living within 30 miles of Sudbury will be on display in the Heritage Centre in the Town Hall on the 22

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  • Little Waldingfield Open Gardens, 22nd June 2014

    Published: Sun, 22/06/2014 07:22


    Little Waldingfield will be opening many lovely gardens for all to see on Sunday 22nd June this year, from 11.00am to 5.00pm. Little Waldingfield will be opening many lovely gardens for all to see on Sunday 22nd June this year, from 11.00am to 5.00pm.

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  • Sun Will Shine On St Joseph’s PTA School Fete, Sudbury, 21st June

    Published: Sat, 21/06/2014 08:08


    Open 11am – 3pm at St Joseph’s Primary School in Beaconsfield Close, Sudbury. Enjoy the sunshine with the usual traditional games and stalls. For the children we have a bouncy castle, jolly jars, football tombola and much more. For foodies we have a new ‘Bake Off’ stall or just enjoy all the home made cakes with a cuppa.

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  • SHAKESPEARE UNDRESSED, Quay Theatre in Sudbury, 21st June

    Published: Sat, 21/06/2014 06:58


    The Bard’s best bits hanging out at The Quay, Sudbury. Promenade around the hidden corners of the theatre in the first half and find Shakespeare in unexpected places. Performed in jeans and T-shirts by his fellow actors, according to the wishes of David Knight, who will always be remembered with affection and respect. A mesmerising actor, who had p

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  • Taste of Sudbury Boasts A Fabulous Line Up

    Published: Sat, 21/06/2014 06:57


    Sudbury’s organisers have been overwhelmed by food producers, growers, restaurants and breweries wanting to attend the second Taste of Sudbury Food & Drink Festival which will be held on the 22nd June 2014. Jane Hatton, co organiser said « with free entry for the public, its a great way for local food producers to show off their products. Exhibitor

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  • Taste of Sudbury Food & Drink Festival Update

    Published: Thu, 19/06/2014 16:17


    The Taste of Sudbury Food & Drink Festival promotes the best food and drink provided by local and national producers, growers and restaurants on the Suffolk/Essex border in the historic market town of Sudbury. Lesley Dolphin of BBC Radio Suffolk will open the event and Mark David from the Cooking Experience will compere the cookery demonstrations

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  • The Cello Pilgrimage to Foxearth Church

    Published: Tue, 17/06/2014 12:14


    This concert was part of his pilgrimage to raise funds for the restoration of rural churches and was the 110th in the series which has raised in excess of £70,000 so far. In addition to commitments as an orchestral conductor, Orlando is booked for months ahead for similar pilgrimage concerts all over the United Kingdom.

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  • exploringU counselling Open Day, 14th June, Sudbury

    Published: Sat, 14/06/2014 11:07


    Sudbury’s exploringU counselling centre for well-being will be holding an open day at their Sudbury Centre on Saturday 14th June 2014. The friendly team of experienced counselling and psychotherapy professionals will be at 54 Station Road, in Sudbury between 11am and 3pm.

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  • Hardeep Singh Kohli, Quay Theatre in Sudbury, 14th June

    Published: Sat, 14/06/2014 08:15


    Hardeep Singh Kohli makes a welcome return to The Quay, Sudbury. Following a limited run at the Edinburgh Fringe, the comedian, broadcaster, journalist and chef takes his hilarious stand up show on the road this Spring. In addition to being a regular voice on BBC Radio 4, Hardeep has also been seen on television shows ranging from Question Time and

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  • Craft and Gift Fair, Sudbury, 14th June

    Published: Sat, 14/06/2014 08:00


    Welcome to our super Craft and Gift Fair at St Peter’s, a magnificent venue adjacent to the market square in Sudbury. We have 100’s of gift ideas for all ages and over 30 stalls, offering jewellery of all types, hand made cards, cushions, photography, fossils and minerals, name certificates, filo work, shabby chic, felt work, ceramics, handbags, wo

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  • The Kennedys, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 13th June

    Published: Fri, 13/06/2014 06:30


    Quay Theatre, Sudbury. Nanci Griffith has written some of the finest and most enduring songs that have emerged from America in the last thirty years. In 2013, Pete and Maura Kennedy, close friends of Nanci and superb musicians in their own right, recorded an artists’ tribute CD, Trouble in The Fields, featuring the very best songs in Nanci’s canon.

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  • Taste Of Sudbury Brochure Is Completed

    Published: Tue, 10/06/2014 16:52


    The Taste of Sudbury brochure is out now in the Sudbury Tourist Information Centre, Suffolk. It has full details of the demonstrations on the stage, as well as the attractions happening in the town during the day. It includes a list of sponsors and exhibitors as well as where to go to sit, eat and drink at the event on Sunday 22nd June

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  • Lavenham Hidden Gardens, Sunday 8th June

    Published: Sun, 08/06/2014 06:34


    Spend a thoroughly enjoyable day exploring the hidden gardens of Lavenham, open to the public on this day only! Programmes are available from the Lavenham TIC and from various outlets in the village, and at participating gardens on the day. Why not make a day of it and stop for lunch in one of our many pubs, cafes, and restaurants…

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  • Nayland Open Gardens, 8th June 2014

    Published: Sun, 08/06/2014 06:34


    We are very grateful to all those who volunteer to open their gardens and our visitors are always delighted when new ones are included on the list. If you would like your garden to be included in 2014 (on 8th June) please contact the Hon. Secretary on 262970.

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  • Quay Theatre Film, BIZET’S CARMEN, 8th June

    Published: Sun, 08/06/2014 06:33


    BIZET’S CARMEN. This powerful production of one of the world’s favourite operas was filmed at The Royal Opera House in 2007, starring Jonas Kaufman and Anna Caterina Antonacci. They excel as superb singers, who can also act with subtlety and passion. A musical masterpiece of intensity and drama.

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  • Dedication and Organ Recital, Lavenham, 8th June

    Published: Sun, 08/06/2014 06:32


    Dedication and Organ Recital, Lavenham, 8th June. Rededication and Opening Recital on Sunday 8th June. To celebrate the Enlargement of the ‘Father’ Willis Organ to Four Manuals 55 Stops by Bishop and Son of Ipswich. 6pm Opening Recital by Richard Hills, Organist at St Mary Bourne Street, London and BBC Proms Recitalist 2013 – Tickets £10 (£8 in adv

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  • Footloose, Quay Theatre, Sudbury 4th – 7th June

    Published: Sat, 07/06/2014 07:10


    Sudbury Musicals Society burst back onto The Quay stage with Footloose. When Ren and his mother move from Chicago to a small farming town, Ren is prepared for the adjustment to his new high school. What he isn’t prepared for are the local laws – including a ban on dancing – which are the brainchild of a local preacher bent on exercisi

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  • Rock and Rock Evening, Clare, 7th June

    Published: Sat, 07/06/2014 07:10


    Tickets are available at the following box offices : D-Fine Hairdressing Salons in Clare, Haverhill & Halstead Adults £7.50 under 16’s £5.00 contact Karen on 07963 383584 for any further details. Please come along, your support would be greatly appreciated. Rock & Roll evening with Mr Dave Harley who will be performing songs by Elvis, Everly Brothe

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  • Sudbury Family Fun Day, 7th June

    Published: Fri, 06/06/2014 18:23


    Old Joes Golfing Range, Cornard Tye, Sudbury CO10 0QG are having a Family Fun Day to raise funds for the Motor Neurone Desease Association on Saturday 7th June 2014 between 11am and 5pm. Free entry and everyone is welcome.

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  • Wolf fur coat stolen from one of two burglaries in Finningham

    Published: Tue, 03/06/2014 14:58


    Suffolk Police are appealing for witnesses after two burglaries in the same road in Finningham, where fur coats were stolen from one property. During the first incident an offender has broken in, made an untidy search and stolen three antique fur coats, including one made from wolf fur and a camera, along with memory cards and flash attachments.

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  • Bures Open Gardens, 1st June

    Published: Sun, 01/06/2014 06:20


    Cream teas, plant and cake stalls plus an art exhibition and sale are all happening in the church.On the Saturday afternoon the Bures Transition Group is holding a market selling local produce. A free shuttle bus service will be provided.

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  • Suffolk Donkey Day, Lavenham, 1st June

    Published: Sun, 01/06/2014 06:20


    Suffolk Donkey Day, Lavenham, 1st June 2014. Acclaimed bronze sculptor Kate Denton is holding a Donkey Day event on Saturday 1st June at Lavenham Hall from 2.00pm to raise funds for international animal welfare charity, The Donkey Sanctuary. Kate Denton, who lives at Lavenham Hall kindly offered her grounds to The Donkey Sanctuary this year.

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  • Boxford Gardens Open Day, 1st June

    Published: Sun, 01/06/2014 06:20


    Come and enjoy a great day out for all the family in the beautiful villages of Boxford, Sudbury and neighbouring Edwardstone. There will be between 15 and 20 gardens to explore – large and small and of many different types – cottage, courtyard, riverside and contemporary to name but a few. There will be a free shuttle bus operating to the

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  • Gala Charity Concert, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 31st May

    Published: Sat, 31/05/2014 06:28


    Gala Charity Concert. The critically acclaimed Oxfordshire Early Music trio, Musical Banquet, are performing a special Gala Charity Concert in aid of the Mali Development Group. Step back four hundred years and listen to the group perform a delectable menu of musical treats interspersed with colourful period anecdotes.

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  • Sudbury Teddy Bear Boat Rides, 26th May

    Published: Mon, 26/05/2014 07:25


    This event is held annually on May Bank Holiday Monday at The Granary Tea Room in Sudbury, Suffolk. We offer free boat trips for young children (under 12 years old) and their teddy bears when accompanied by a fare paying adult (adult fare is £5). There is no admission charge to the event and no pre-booking for the boat trip before the day. However,

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  • The Shakespeare Delusion, Quay Theatre in Sudbury, May 26th

    Published: Mon, 26/05/2014 07:24

    The Shakespeare Delusion, Quay Theatre in Sudbury, Monday May 26th at 7.30pm. Professor Ashborn invites you to share in his latest discoveries and lead you through the terrible secrets behind the man people call Shakespeare. Did he really write the plays? Was he really bald?

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  • Lavenham Art Festival 2014, 24th – 26th May

    Published: Mon, 26/05/2014 07:12


    Lavenham, home to many artists and creative talent, is already established as an important location on the regional art map with its excellent galleries and artist studios. Our festival which takes place over the 2nd May Bank Holiday weekend, takes the form of a walking art tour, visiting open studios, galleries, pop-up exhibition spaces and exciti

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  • Spring Plant Fair at Helmingham Hall, 25th May

    Published: Sun, 25/05/2014 07:46


    The annual Spring Plant Fair, organised by Suffolk Plant Heritage in partnership with Helmingham Hall will be held in the beautiful grounds of Helmingham Hall on May 25th 2014. Great Plants to Buy: A wide range of unusual and popular plants will be available from over 50 nurseries, local National Plant Collections and the Suffolk Plant Heritage pr

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  • New Auction House Opens in Clare This Weekend

    Published: Sat, 24/05/2014 08:22


    The historic market town of Clare on the Suffolk / Essex border has a history of regular auctions that reaches back hundreds of years. Whilst early records depict scenes from cattle auctions held in what is now the Bell Hotel car park, including one account of an escaped beast running riot through the town, more recent auctions have focussed on ant

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  • LeeStock Festival at Melford Hall, 24th-25th May 2014

    Published: Tue, 20/05/2014 16:37


    LeeStock is a non-profit Music Festival based in Suffolk, held in memory of local musician Lee Dunford with all proceeds donated to the Willow Foundation. In 2013, Melford Hall in Suffolk became the new home for LeeStock. Over the last five years the Festival has out-grown several smaller venues while attracting acts such as Dodgy, Mark Morriss, Jo

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  • Melford Music Returns at Long Melford Church for This Summer Season

    Published: Sun, 18/05/2014 13:29


    Long Melford. Melford Music will open its 7th summer season with a recital by Beth Spendlove (Violin) and Ian Ray (Piano) at Holy Trinity Church, Long Melford on Wednesday 14th May at 1.10pm. The season will run for 18 weeks and close with its traditional Champagne Finale on Wednesday 10th September.

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  • The 175th Hadleigh Show, 17th May 2014

    Published: Sun, 18/05/2014 09:31


    Join us for a great family day out at the Hadleigh Show on Saturday 17th May 2014 with gates opening at 8.00am. Located as always in the beautiful setting of Holbecks Park (IP7 5PE) with plenty of free parking, it is also just a few minutes’ walk from the centre of the Suffolk Wool Town of Hadleigh with its historic buildings and array of independ

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  • Super-Stylish SWISH UP, Creeting St Mary, 16th May

    Published: Sun, 18/05/2014 09:31


    Super-Stylish SWISH UP clothes swap in aid of Marie Curie Cancer Care. It will be held at Creeting House, Creeting St Mary, on Friday 16th May at 7.30. Cat walk show and raffle. Tickets £15 in advance, includes a glass of wine and canapes. Booking essential – for tickets and information call Lisa on 01449 720061

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  • Assault in alleyway – Stowmarket

    Published: Thu, 15/05/2014 15:48

    A group of men followed a 19-year-old man into an alleyway. The victim felt pain to the back of his head, causing him to fall to the floor. He was then further kicked. The men ran off. The offenders are described as five men, all approximately 5’9” tall and dressed in dark coloured hooded tops and tracksuit bottoms.

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  • Monstrous Regiment, Quay Theatre in Sudbury, 13th – 17th May

    Published: Wed, 14/05/2014 07:46

    Sudbury Dramatic Society, Polly Perks has had to become a boy in a hurry. Cutting off her hair and wearing trousers was easy. Learning to fart and belch in public and walk like an ape took more time… although the socks certainly helped. Now she is enlisted in the Army and determined to find her long lost brother…

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  • Lavenham Wedding Weekend, Lavenham Church, 9th – 11th May

    Published: Sun, 11/05/2014 09:05


    The Lavenham ‘Wedding Weekend’ is a Wedding themed flower and fashion Festival. Cheese and Wine Preview evening at 7.30pm – tickets £8.00. Evening Concert of Wedding Music by The Trinity Singers on (7.30pm) – Tickets £8. Viewing of the festival with music and refreshments available all day, followed by: Wedding Themed Songs of Praise including an

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  • The 2nd Vintage Affair Is Back, Sunday 18th May

    Published: Sat, 10/05/2014 18:21


    Its back!!! The 2nd Vintage Affair is back on SUNDAY MAY 18 2014 at the wonderful Hedingham Castle, stall bookings going fast! pitches reduced this year! dont miss it! Big Band! Lindy Hoppers, classic cars galore, hair and make overs and of course those smashing vintage stalls!!! Give me a ring now 01787 310022 for a booking form just log on towww.

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  • Sudbury Flower Shop Hosts Pre Vintage Affair, 10th May

    Published: Sat, 10/05/2014 07:00


    Come along to Juniper Flowers in Sudbury Saturday 10th May promotional day for A Vintage Affair at Hedingham Castle 18th May, come and meet Milli Moo the retro ice cream lady, and have a sing a long to some music to get you in the mood for the event! Such a lovely event, beautiful setting, all vintage stalls, big band, lindy hopper dancers, you cou

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  • Goldfield Ensemble Concert in Clare Church, 10th May

    Published: Sat, 10/05/2014 06:59


    The Goldfield Ensemble, a highly acclaimed professional chamber group will be playing, as the main work, Brahms clarinet quintet. The programme will also include a Boccherini string trio, Hummel’s clarinet quartet and a Schubert string trio.

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  • Suffolk Constabulary appoints new Deputy Chief Constable

    Published: Fri, 09/05/2014 09:01


    Suffolk Constabulary has appointed Gareth Wilson as its new Deputy Chief Constable. Mr Wilson was selected today (Thursday, May 8) by a panel including Chief Constable Douglas Paxton, Police and Crime Commissioner Tim Passmore and Suffolk County Council Chief Executive Deborah Cadman. Speaking about his appointment, Mr Wilson said: « I am extremely

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  • FB Pocket Orchestra, Quay Theatre in Sudbury, 9th May

    Published: Fri, 09/05/2014 06:16


    Be transported back to the days of hot jazz blues, ragtime and popular dances of the 1920s, 1930s and beyond. The FB Pocket Orchestra became « official » in 2002 and released its first album in October. They aim to present a contemporary slant on popular acoustic music from early in the last century.

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  • Swinging Away, Rain or Shine at Age UK Suffolk

    Published: Thu, 08/05/2014 09:05


    The day was hosted by BBC Look East’s Stewart White, our band of brave golfers, putted, chipped and swung their way through the somewhat damp 18 hole-course. The overall winners were Fynn’s Favourite Fore, led by Donald Munro, who was awarded their well-deserved trophy. The day culminated in our most successful post golf auction ever, thanks to Ste

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  • Audrey Hepburn, Quay Film Club in Sudbury, 8th May

    Published: Thu, 08/05/2014 06:28


    An actress and humanitarian; a promising ballerina who became an icon of the cinema investing all her performances with a feminine allure and an almost childish innocence. « My career is a complete mystery to me. It’s been a total surprise since the first day. I never thought I was going to be an actress; I never thought I was going to be in movies.

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  • Tchaikovsky’s Sleeping Beauty, Quay Theatre in Sudbury, 4th May

    Published: Sun, 04/05/2014 09:30


    Tchaikovsky’s Sleeping Beauty is one of the best loved of classical ballets, combining in a single work all the enchantment and virtuosity that ballet has to offer. Created in 1946, the inspired performances of its revival in 2006, together with a magnificent high definition recording, makes this a superb tribute to The Royal Ballet’s unique style

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  • Sudbury RUFC’s 12th Beer Festival, 2nd – 3rd May 2014

    Published: Sat, 03/05/2014 11:15


    At Sudbury RUFC. The BBQ will be back and cooking both Friday and Saturday. There will also be a Hogroast on Saturday evening.Weather dependant there will be a Bouncy Castle & Rodeo Bull for the Children on Saturday from 2pm. Entrance to the Beer Festival will be £2.50 per person with Children under 18 getting in FREE (proof of age ID will be requi

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  • Come and Celebrate Thomas Gainsborough’s Birthday in Sudbury, 3rd May

    Published: Sat, 03/05/2014 10:07


    Join us on Saturday 3rd May at Sudbury’s Gainsborough’s House for our May Market as we celebrate Thomas Gainsborough’s birthday. The House will be in full swing with music, stalls, family activities and more – so come down and join in the celebration. Thomas Gainsborough RA, was born in Sudbury in May 1727. In honour of his birthday, his fine stat

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  • Lavenham Gardening Club’s Annual Plant Sale, 3rd May

    Published: Sat, 03/05/2014 07:38


    Lavenham Gardening Club’s Annual Plant Sale. The Lavenham Gardening Club will be holding their Annual Plant Sale in the Lavenham Market Square. The Gardening Club meets in the Village Hall the last Tuesday of the month at 7.30pm and has organised a number of coach outings. We also will have a club stall at the Village Fete on Saturday 10th May.

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  • Clare Art Club Art and Craft Exhibition, 3rd May

    Published: Sat, 03/05/2014 07:31


    The Clare Art Club Art and Craft Exhibition takes place at Clare Town Hall from Saturday 3rd of May to Monday 5th, between 10:00am and 5:00pm. The exhibition is home to a wide variety of original art, crafts, jewellery, prints and cards for sale. There will be art demonstrations going on throughout the weekend, so pop down and learn some tips from

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  • University Campus Suffolk to offer Sport Scholarships

    Published: Thu, 01/05/2014 11:57


    Following the huge success of the 2012 London Olympics, University Campus Suffolk (UCS) is looking to maintain the legacy and spirit of the Games by introducing the UCS Sports Scholarship, developed in conjunction with the National Governing Bodies of Sport. Through the new scheme, UCS hopes to encourage more students to excel in both their sportin

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  • Age UK Suffolk Holds 4th Golf Day, Thursday 1st May

    Published: Thu, 01/05/2014 09:01


    There is still time to putt your way to victory with Age UK Suffolk’s 4th Golf Day, at Ufford Park in Woodbridge on Thursday 1st May. This annual event is hosted by BBC Look East’s Stewart White, RTS Regional Television Presenter of the Year, and will foster friendly competition between teams, all in the name of charity.

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  • The Women’s Tour Of Britain Comes to Sudbury, 11th May

    Published: Wed, 30/04/2014 15:28


    Hadleigh & Sudbury. The inaugural international women’s only five day race will take place entirely in the East of England, starting on Wednesday 7th May and ending on Sunday 11th May 2014. taking place on Sunday 11th May, sees the top female riders and teams in the world who are competing for the title ride through our local towns

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  • Sudbury RUFC To Host The Mini Festival Extravaganza, 27th April

    Published: Sat, 26/04/2014 10:36


    Sudbury will welcome over 800 boys and girls from Under 7’s to Under 12’s with both the ‘tag’ and the more conventional contact version of the game on display. The mini version of the game starts with tag rugby for the under 7’s and 8’s. Between U9 and U12 tackling, scrummaging, line outs, rucks and mauls are slowly introduced before the players mo

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  • Sudbury Seed Swap Helps People Grow, 26th April

    Published: Sat, 26/04/2014 06:21


    Transition Sudbury & District held a Seed Swap on the Sudbury market on Saturday 12th April and gave away seeds to encourage as many people to grow not only their own food but also bee and wildlife friendly flowers. The Transition group are holding a Swap Shop on the 26th April 2014 between 10am and 12.30pm at the Stevenson Centre, Great Cornard,

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  • Cycle Safety Sessions in Sudbury, 26th April

    Published: Sat, 26/04/2014 06:18


    Cycle Club Sudbury are running junior coaching sessions through the summer for children aged from five to 12, aimed at improving their cycling skills. Sessions will start on Saturday, April 26, from 10am-11am on the playing field at the rear of Cornard Sports Centre.

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  • David Scheel, Quay Theatre in Sudbury, 25th April

    Published: Fri, 25/04/2014 14:07


    For people who have seen David Scheel in action, the answer would most definitely be « yes ». Scheel first burst onto the scene just over 20 years ago, when his solo concert, Don’t Shoot Me, I’m Only the Piano Player, sold out at three consecutive Edinburgh Festivals, in London’s West End, and instantly had him acclaimed as the most original musical

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  • Medieval Siege Society Battled It Out At Hedingham Castle Over Easter Weekend

    Published: Thu, 24/04/2014 16:56


    This Easter Weekend (20th & 21st april 2014) the Medieval Siege Society were invited to ply at Hedingham Castle for two days of siege and battles, who would take the castle? only one way to find out! The crowds arrived on Sunday morning, despite the rain and damp conditions, to witness the first
    skirmish, which saw ladie

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  • Cannibis Factory Found, Bungay

    Published: Mon, 21/04/2014 10:14


    Suffolk Police executed a warrant under the Misuse of Drugs Act on the afternoon of Saturday 19 April after receiving information from a member of the public about a commercial property on Nethergate Street. A large-scale cannabis factory was discovered within the premises, which remains sealed off as inquiries continue.

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  • Medieval Siege and Fair at Hedingham Castle, 21st April

    Published: Mon, 21/04/2014 08:07


    The return of the Medieval Siege Society will answer these questions in fine martial style! In amongst the bustle of the camp – a snapshot of life in the high medieval period – there’s Archery, Birds of Prey, a Maypole, Donkey Rides, The Dragons of Wye-Ten with a Dragon’s Egg Hunt and Puppet Theatre Shows, the Jester, Musicians and Coconut Shies! A

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  • More Acivities Needed In Your Village!? Community Roadshow Comes To Town

    Published: Mon, 21/04/2014 07:31


    Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils Communities Team has organised two FREE events where people can come along and find out how they can organise activities such as a community festival, events and activities for the local village hall, recruit new volunteers, start a community group or run a sports club.

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  • Free Entry To Record Store Day at St Peter’s Today in Sudbury

    Published: Sat, 19/04/2014 09:29


    Record Store Day is a international event that celebrates Independent Record Stores and local artists will be celebrating with live music in St Peter’s Church, Sudbury from 11am on Saturday 19th April 2014. Entry is free and Fiona Bevan will be live on stage at 1pm, other acts include Adam Chinery, Ella Hayes, Louise Woodgate, Zach Isom, Ady Johnso

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  • Comedy of Terrors, Quay Theatre in Sudbury, 19th April

    Published: Sat, 19/04/2014 06:23


    When Jo Smith arrives for an audition with director Vyvian Jones, it turns out she’s actually been invited to the theatre by Vyvian’s twin brother Beverley, who wants her to impersonate her own twin sister Fiona, to persuade Vyvian that Beverley hasn’t had a fling with Fiona … he has, but doesn’t want Vyvian to tell his fiancée Cheryl!

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  • Clare Social Club Easter Celebrations, 19th April

    Published: Sat, 19/04/2014 06:23


    Another popular Childrens’ Easter Egg Hunt to take place in a small area of the Country Park. Start at the Social club from 2.00pm until 4.00pm. Loads of Easter Eggs to be won. Join the hunt for the ‘Golden Egg’. Colouring activities in the Club. Bar open serving a wide range of drinks for adults and children. Children’s Disco from 4.00pm until 8.0

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  • First Over 50’s Winner of Sudbury Fun Run Picks Up Cup

    Published: Fri, 18/04/2014 16:36


    Sudbury opticians Wardale Williams sponsored the over 50s category and provided the cups for the first three overall places. Martin Russ, company director, said: “The Sudbury Fun Run raises so much money for good causes and we are always keen to support local charities so we had no hesitation in providing this support when approached by the organis

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  • Rat Pack at the Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 18th April

    Published: Fri, 18/04/2014 06:33


    Rat Pack at the Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 18th April. We welcome back The Official UK No 1 Tribute show, direct from London’s Leicester Square Theatre, The 02 Arena and a Royal Command Performance. The original British tribute to Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jnr brings the style and excitement of Las Vegas to vivid life.

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  • Sudbury Fun Run And Walk, 18th April 2014

    Published: Thu, 17/04/2014 07:48


    The Sudbury Fun Run is one of the major longstanding sporting events of our town,and has been taking place now in various forms since the early 1980’s.
    The Walk follows the same route as the 5 mile Fun Run starting in Sudbury, following the road out to Great Cornard and finishing in Belle Vue Park. There will be unto 500 competitors and a medal w

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  • Children’s Easter Activity Day, Lavenham Church, 16th April

    Published: Wed, 16/04/2014 07:45


    Lavenham Church has a new vibrant Family and Children’s team. As part of their Easter Activities, they are holding a fun activity day on Wednesday 16th April from 11.00am to 3.00pm. As part of their Easter Activities, they are holding a fun activity day on Wednesday 16th April from 11.00am to 3.00pm.Parents are encouraged to stay but you may leave

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  • Let’s Talk About Health Comes To Sudbury, 15th April

    Published: Tue, 15/04/2014 07:37


    The health events will be led by healthcare experts and are organised by NHS West Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) in partnership with Jemel Fox, Community Action Suffolk young person’s health ambassador, LiveWell Suffolk, Suffolk Family Carers and the Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust (NSFT).

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  • Dos Ramos, Quay Theatre in Sudbury, 12th April

    Published: Sat, 12/04/2014 07:15


    Jairo Barrull and Manuela Vargas, represent two of the most important gypsy dance dynasties in Seville’s flamenco history. Manuela dances with temperament and Jairo with an unmatched velocity, both reflecting their gypsy spirit.

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  • SECOND BEST BED, Quay Theatre in Sudbury, 11th April

    Published: Fri, 11/04/2014 07:39


    Quay Theatre, Sudbury. When Shakespeare died, he left his wife Anne the second best bed. This superb one-woman play, full of both humour and pathos, has received great critical acclaim. Liz Grand stars as Anne Hathaway on the night of Shakespeare’s funeral. Anne remembers her life with the most talented playwright the world has ever seen. Or was he

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  • Babergh Police Are Holding Catalytic Marking Day in Sudbury, 10th April

    Published: Thu, 10/04/2014 09:01


    The event is taking place on Thursday 10 April at Red Star Tyres and Exhausts on Woodhall Business Park between 10am and 1pm. Please note that large vans and motorhomes are only being permitted between 12pm and 1pm. Members of the public are invited to attend during the day to get their catalytic converters marked free of charge by officers to re

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  • Lifesavers face toughest test for 999 cause

    Published: Wed, 09/04/2014 15:06


    The Pedalling Paramedics, a team of eight staff from the East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST), will embark on the 999 mile trek around the country on Friday, May 9 and finish on Saturday, May 17.
    And the riders have received a major boost from Unison and the GMB, which have donated £2,500 between them – which brings the total after

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  • Yoga Class At The Grannary, Sudbury, Tuesday Evenings

    Published: Wed, 09/04/2014 09:51


    The practices are intended to help a student manage stress, return to a limber and flexible body and mind. Yoga practices are simple and once learned can be done everyday. Stretching, back and core strengthening, breath awareness and expansion, and meditation to calm the mind, are part of each class

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  • The Lavenham Society, A brief history of Bury St Edmunds, 9th April

    Published: Wed, 09/04/2014 07:36


    Much of our programme this year is focussed on Bury St Edmunds. 2014 is an important year for the town, being the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta at Edmund’s shrine and the 100th anniversary of the St Edmundsbury and Ipswich Diocese. Martyn will talk to us at the Guildhall about the history and events that have shaped the town

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  • Jane Iredale Has One to One At Casabella House, Long Melford, 8th April

    Published: Tue, 08/04/2014 07:42


    Jane Iredale is the founder of Iredale Mineral Cosmetics. She was the first to supply the aesthetics industry with a full-line of makeup based on minerals and the first to see the potential of offering physicians a makeup that was good for the skin. She has worked with world-renowned plastic surgeons and dermatologists in the development of her lin

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  • JUNGLE BOOK, Quay Theatre in Sudbury, 8th April

    Published: Tue, 08/04/2014 07:41


    Set in the vibrant tropical jungle of India and adapted from the original Rudyard Kipling story, this production dramatises the journey to maturity of Mowgli the man cub. During the light hearted half hour rehearsal, some children are chosen and rehearsed into their parts while the rest of the audience is taught the choruses of four songs. During

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  • History Talks On Sudbury At The Quay, Sunday 6th April

    Published: Sun, 06/04/2014 07:26


    Ashley Cooper: Local horsemen – their lives, memories and secrets. Farmer, local historian and author Ashley brings to life these men who were considered the elite of the agricultural workers until mechanisation replaced horse power. Anne Grimshaw with Helen Richardson: Discoveries in local graveyards
    The Suffolk Family History Society is recordi

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  • East of England Finals, U14 Girls Championship Will Be in Sudbury, 6th April

    Published: Sat, 05/04/2014 08:04


    Sudbury Hockey is delighted to announce that it has been selected by the England Hockey Board to host the East of England round of the U14 Girls National Championship. SHC will welcome Cambridge City, Old Loughtonians and Sevenoaks Hockey Clubs to their astro pitch at Great Cornard Sports Centre with the winners on the day progressing to the N

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  • Unforgettable! NAT KING COLE TRIBUTE, Quay Theatre in Sudbury, 5th April

    Published: Sat, 05/04/2014 07:00


    This tribute show explores the music of a true genius and a unique entertainer whose career spanned from 1939 to 1962. Singer and actor Mark Anthony presents a tribute to the music and songs of the one and only Nat King Cole, supported by 4 talented instrumentalists creating the mood of the 1950’s Cotton Club.

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  • Cavendish Pre-School Easter Fayre, 3rd April

    Published: Thu, 03/04/2014 07:43


    This event will be held in the Memorial Hall in Cavendish, near Sudbury on 3rd April 2014. It starts at 10am and will finish at 12 noon. There will be a feature Tombola and Raffle along with a Cake Stall. All donations will be gratefully received! Refreshments and a Pre-Owned Toy Stall will also be there.

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  • Easter Holiday Fun Gainsborough’s House in Sudbury

    Published: Wed, 02/04/2014 19:11


    Sudbury Children can let their imaginations run wild at Gainsborough’s House, Sudbury, this holiday at our Easter Bonnets & April Fools Hats workshop. Make a fantastical hat in this 2 hour workshop on Tuesday 8th April, from 10.30am – 12.30pm. How wacky can your hat be?

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  • Sing for Fun Workshop With Abi Moore, 29th March

    Published: Sat, 29/03/2014 07:15


    Sing from scratch with vocal tips & tricks, fun warm ups & technique exercises to help improve your range, tone, breathing, projection and listening skills. Once you’ve got the basics, we’ll sing a variety of music in three or four part harmony! The focus is on passionate, enjoyable singing, giving you the tools to find & raise your own voice.
    No

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  • ‘Allo ‘Allo, Quay Theatre Sudbury, 27th – 29th March

    Published: Sat, 29/03/2014 07:15


    CATS returns to the Quay with ‘Allo ‘Allo, based on the television series. This uproarious comedy relates the adventures of hapless cafe owner René in occupied France as he and his wife Edith struggle to keep for themselves a priceless portrait stolen by the Nazis and stashed in a sausage in their cellar.

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  • Lights Out At Transition Sudbury, 29th March

    Published: Sat, 29/03/2014 07:03


    Earth Hour is on the 29th March, Transition Sudbury are encouraging everyone to turn off their lights at 8.30pm. Hundreds of millions of people from across the world coming together to join the worlds biggest celebration of our brilliant planet. To find out more and to sign up visit www.earthhour.wwf.org.uk

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  • Suffolk Horse Watch Event, 26th March

    Published: Tue, 25/03/2014 16:31


    The home of horse racing will play host to equine enthusiasts in Forest Heath this week, as the first Horse Watch event in the district is held at Newmarket Racecourse. Suffolk Horse Watch aims to connect all horse owners and riders with the intention of improving security and communication. The aim of the scheme is to reduce rural and equine crime

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  • Strictly Vintage Fair, Long Melford, 22nd March

    Published: Sat, 22/03/2014 06:13


    The Strictly Vintage Fair will have something for everyone; from clothing and accessories, homewares, textiles, kitchenalia, curiosities and collectables. There will also be all-day refreshments! The Old School, Long Melford, Sudbury

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  • E-fit Image After Man Assaulted

    Published: Fri, 21/03/2014 09:34


    A 23-year-old man was assaulted by a male offender who approached him from behind, and then ran off. The offender is described as a white man, approximately 5’6” tall, of a slim build, had a ‘pale’ complexion, was between twenty to thirty years-old, had short blond curly hair, was clean shaven and was wearing a dark blue coloured hooded top, blue w

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  • Foxearth Church Heritage Has Open Invitation, 22nd March

    Published: Fri, 21/03/2014 07:55


    We would like to extend an open invitation to all residents of Foxearth, Sudbury and everyone who has helped or supported the Foxearth Church Heritage Initiative during the last year, to join us in celebrating the achievements of the ‘All Our Stories Project’ (funded by the Heritage Lottery).

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  • Larry Miller, Quay Theatre in Sudbury, 21st March

    Published: Thu, 20/03/2014 11:52


    Guitarist Larry Miller is undeniably one of the must-see blues/rock acts and famous for his mesmerising guitar playing and high-octane shows. He will be playing songs from his recent critically acclaimed live double album Live & Outlawed and from his back catalogue.

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  • Shared House Ownership Event, Hadleigh, 20th March

    Published: Thu, 20/03/2014 07:39


    We are holding a second ‘one-day’ Shared Ownership event – at Hadleigh Old Town Hall on Thursday 20th March (from 12noon until 7:00pm) – where you can talk to representatives from Orbit, Orwell Housing and the Ipswich Building Society about your housing needs. See our Event Flyer (PDF, 662Kb) for more information. No appointments necessary, just dr

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  • Gravity, Quay Theatre Film in Sudbury, 19th March

    Published: Wed, 19/03/2014 11:57


    Dr. Ryan Stone (Sandra Bullock) is a brilliant medical engineer on her first shuttle mission with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky (George Clooney) in command of his last flight before retiring. But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The shuttle is destroyed, leaving Stone and Kowalsky completely alone – tethered to nothing but each

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  • Record Store Day Comes To Sudbury, 19th April

    Published: Mon, 17/03/2014 14:01


    Record Store Day is a international event that celebrates Independent Record Stores and local artists will be celebrating with live music in St Peter’s Church from 11am on Saturday 19th April 2014. Entry will be free and a wide range of music including a performance by Fiona Bevan, who will also be available to sign her new album ‘Talk to Strangers

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  • Opera and More, Quay Theatre in Sudbury, 15th March

    Published: Sat, 15/03/2014 07:00


    Opera and More, a group of singers from Suffolk, accompanied by Paul Dawson, return to the Quay Theatre on March 15th to raise the spirits and also raise money for good causes. As ever the roof will be raised by some of the big solos and ensembles and the audience will be in turns moved, soothed and amused by a glittering array of songs and arias f

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  • Sudbury RUFC Presents: A Night with Frank Sinatra, 15th March

    Published: Thu, 13/03/2014 10:29


    Sudbury RUFC Presents: A Night with Frank Sinatra. « Start spreading the news ». Come along the sudbury rugby club to spend a night with Frank Sinatra. Saturday 15th March 7:00pm – 1:00am. 3 course meal, entertainment and much more! This is not to be missed! To book your place please contact the club on 01787 377547 or Email sudbury-rufc@btconnect.co

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  • ‘You Don’t Look Ill’ – Cheerful Support, Great Cornard, 13th March

    Published: Wed, 12/03/2014 10:28


    For those people who have Arthritis, Crohn’s disease, Coeliac disease, Colitis, Diabetes, Fibromyalgia, IBS, Lyme, Lupus, ME/CFS, MS, Nephrotic syndrome, a Neurological disorder, Sjogrens syndrome, a Thyroid disorder
    or any other « invisible » chronic condition, join us for cheerful, chatty support!

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  • UCS Host Annual Careers Fair Today

    Published: Wed, 12/03/2014 07:59


    UCS Careers and Employability Service are hosting the annual Careers Fairs in the Foyer of the Waterfront Building, Ipswich from Wednesday 12th March to Thursday 13th March. An Internship Fair is also taking place on Monday 10th March. The Fairs kick off with an Internship launch on Monday 10th March. A number of employers are offering a variety of

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  • Granta Chorale at Felsted Church, 9th March

    Published: Sun, 09/03/2014 07:18

    Cantate Domino – Sing to the Lord – Saturday 9 March at 7.30pm

    The recently refurbished Holy Cross Church at Felsted is the ideal venue for Cantate Domino a concert by Granta Chorale, a chamber choir with a growing reputation for beautiful singing and varied programming.

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  • Ancestral Voices ‘The Time Traveller: Daniel Defoe’, Clare, 7th March

    Published: Fri, 07/03/2014 06:31


    Ancestral Voices will perform ‘The Time Traveller: Daniel Defoe in East Anglia’ at Clare Town Hall, Friday 7 March 2014, 7.30. This Suffolk-based duo, Ancestral Voices, perform period music on copies of authentic instruments, interspersing the music with narratives and visual images into a historical entertainment. They will focus on the epic journ

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  • Sudbury Dramatic Society, SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER, 4th – 8th March

    Published: Wed, 05/03/2014 08:13


    Quay in Sudbury. A Respectable House, Suffolk. Two London Gentlemen a-courting arrive in the country and seek lodging for the night… A rollicking Tale of Confusions, in which the venerable Mr Hardcastle’s hospitality is roundly abus’d, his Wife’s ambitions are confounded, young Mistress Hardcastle assumes a position below her Station, and bashful

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  • Gainsborough’s House, Works From The Ford Collection, Sudbury, Until 31st May

    Published: Sun, 02/03/2014 11:31


    The works in this exhibition represent over a quarter of a century of discerning collecting in Sudbury. Begun in the eighteenth century by Benjamin Booth who amassed the largest collection of Richard Wilson RA (1713/14-1782) at the time. It was continued in the nineteenth century by his grandson Richard Ford, an author, traveller and connoisseur wh

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  • Delphi Club Dance, Sudbury, 1st March

    Published: Sat, 01/03/2014 09:14


    Delphi Dance Club. 50/50/ ballroom/sequence dance at The Delphi Club, Newton Road, Sudbury. Music Strictly for Fun (Robert & Wendy). Time 8pm till 11.15pm. Doors open 7.30pm. Tickets £7. For further information please phone Sue Baxter on 01787 227876 or Ray Ward on 0120

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  • Annual Kernos Centre Charity Quiz, Long Melford, 28th February

    Published: Thu, 27/02/2014 16:53


    The Annual Kernos Centre Charity Quiz is taking place in Long Melford Village Hall on Friday 28th February at 7.15pm. This very popular event combines the humour of the quiz master and a hot meal for the bargain price of £8. Last year more than 120 people enjoyed the evening and helped raise over £900 for a very worthy local charity.

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  • Thomas Gainsborough School in Sudbury Presents ‘Our House’, 26th – 28th February

    Published: Wed, 26/02/2014 15:14


    Our House is a musical with music and lyrics from Madness and the book by Tim Firth. The show featured songs from the ska/pop band Madness, and was named after one of their popular hit singles, « Our House ». It is a lively and fast paced musical exploring the two paths of Joe Casey. He is a young lad from Camden who aged sixteen commits a crime. Goo

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  • Junk Modelling Now on Display in Sudbury, 23rd – 27th February

    Published: Sun, 23/02/2014 08:12


    Families took part in a workshop at Gainsborough’s House this half-term making 3-D models of buildings in Sudbury, based on a 300 year old map. These are now being displayed in St Peter’s Church from Sunday 23rd to Thursday 27th February. The families used lots of cardboard boxes, masking tape, paint and glue to make these excellent models. Each

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  • Wedding Open Day at Hedingham Castle, 23rd February

    Published: Sat, 22/02/2014 16:05


    Hedingham Castle is the most romantic place for a wedding. The Banqueting Hall, shimmering with candlelight, for an unforgettable ceremony, photographs on the Tudor Bridge and your reception in the hall of the Mansion House overlooking the formal gardens and the lake.

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  • Rock Choir Concert, Sudbury, 22nd February

    Published: Sat, 22/02/2014 07:22


    Wheelchair appeal. Marion is a well known community fund raiser and has been involved in numerous fund raising charity events in Sudbury and also very successfully ran the Sudbury Resource Centre (a day care centre for adults with learning disabilities) for 18 years.

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  • Long Melford Antiques Fair, 22nd & 23rd February

    Published: Sat, 22/02/2014 07:21


    Long Melford village, in Suffolk has a tradition of mounting some of the best and most reliable Antiques fairs in the world. Whether you have the budget of an investment banker or a pensioner, it is never too late to collect and become passionate at any age. New areas of collecting are always trending. Currently popular: 20th Century Decorative Art

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  • Kingfisher HR Host Charity Curry Night, Long Melford, 26th February

    Published: Fri, 21/02/2014 12:59


    Kingfisher HR, a Long Melford based Employment Law and Human Resource consultancy, are hosting a local business charity curry night in aid of EACH, The East Anglia’s Children’s Hospice, a charity which relies public donations. EACH are a local charity supporting families and providing care for children and young people with life-threatening conditi

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  • Hats off to Led Zeppelin, Quay Theatre, Sudbury 21st February

    Published: Fri, 21/02/2014 07:58


    You’ll feel like you’ve travelled back in time when you experience these four top-class musicians. As the only UK tribute act officially endorsed by Marshall Amplifiers, they are proud to be co-managed by Warren Grant, the son of legendary Led Zeppelin manager, Peter Grant, who said after seeing them live: « You guys really did the band justice! »

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  • Clare, Stoke Road Excavation: Medieval Brick Kiln Exhibit, 20th – 23rd February

    Published: Thu, 20/02/2014 07:42


    On exhibit in Clare Ancient House Museum for the half-term opening 20-23 February 2014 will be bricks from and photographs of the 16th-century kiln for bricks and tiles found by Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service’s Field Team working in advance of the new housing estate on Stoke Road. The Team’s interim summary report on all the finds da

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  • Fun at Gainsborough’s House This Half Term, Sudbury, 17th & 18th February

    Published: Mon, 17/02/2014 08:54


    Come along to Gainsborough’s House, Sudbury, this half term and find out how Sudbury looked 300 years ago. To celebrate the restoration of Cornelius Brewer’s 1714 map, Gainsborough’s House is running fun drop-in family workshops. We will be junk modeling our own 300 year-old Sudbury and would like as many families as possible to help us by coming

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  • Book Signing by Anni Stewart at the Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 16th February

    Published: Sun, 16/02/2014 10:05


    Set in a Devonshire coastal resort, it follows the friendship between twelve-year-old identical twins Ellie and Lucy, and Mia, a sea witch. From the moment they find an unusual shell on the beach, the twins’ peaceful holiday with their grandparents turns into a spine-tingling, fast-moving adventure. When their new friend, Sandy, goes missing in mys

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  • Caddy Cooper and Friends, Sudbury, 15th February

    Published: Sat, 15/02/2014 17:22


    Caddy Cooper is an exhilarating acoustic country, blues, folk singer who entices her audience with tales of life, love, loss and the fragility of the human condition. Hailing from Western Australia, Caddy is currently touring the UK to promote her debut album. Her live shows have been receiving rave reviews and Caddy will be backed on the night by

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  • Quay Theatre Film, Rigoletto Verdi, 16th February

    Published: Sat, 15/02/2014 15:23


    Quay Theatre Film. 2013 was Verdi’s bicentenary. To follow this we are presenting his well known opera Rigoletto. This excellent 2002 production from the Royal Opera House is directed by David McVicar.

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  • Fleece Jazz at Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Ed Jones Quartet, Today 14th February

    Published: Fri, 14/02/2014 13:58


    With Liam Noble piano, Chris Batchelor trumpet, Shabaka Hutchings reeds, Dave Whitford bass, Dave Wickens drums and percussion.
    Liam’s latest CD with the two Daves has had brilliant reviews. Tonight he brings the « Brother Face » band, with Shabaka Hutchings and Chris Batchelor.
    Chris is an award winning composer as well as a very busy instrumental

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  • JULIE, MADLY, DEEPLY – Sudbury Quay Theatre, 14th February

    Published: Fri, 14/02/2014 12:59


    Adored by millions, Dame Julie Andrews is a genuine legend of showbiz around the globe. This charming yet cheeky cabaret takes an engaging look at fame and fandom, through the eyes and voice of award-winning singer, West End actress and Fascinating Aïda star Sarah-Louise Young, who has been named by Time Out as one of London’s Top Ten cabaret perfo

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  • Greeniversity Gets Crafty, Sudbury, 14th February

    Published: Fri, 14/02/2014 09:01


    Greeniversity give people the opportunity to volunteer to teach or learn a ‘green skill’ to use in their local community, all classes are free.  It helps people get together and learn practical skills and information for sustainable communities of the future.  Whether its cooking, growing, making or mending – anything goes as long as its green and

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  • Friday Weather, 10 °C

    Published: Fri, 14/02/2014 06:38


    Cold and dry initially. However, it will soon become cloudier, with further strong winds and heavy rain spreading northwards through the morning. Rain continuing through the afternoon, with winds strengthening to gale force. Maximum Temperature 10 °C.

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  • Quay Theatre, Sudbury Film Club, HUMPHREY BOGART, 13th February

    Published: Thu, 13/02/2014 07:46


    It doesn’t get much better than this ! Film Club devotes February to Humphrey DeForest Bogart. In 1999, the American Film Institute ranked Bogart as the greatest male star in the history of American cinema. Expect all the classics that made this extraordinary actor a hugely successful, if unlikely, leading male star. During a film career of almos

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  • Heartstart Training, Clare, 12th February 2014

    Published: Wed, 12/02/2014 10:19


    Heartstart Training: This is a two hour course in emergency life saving skills given by officers of Addenbrookes Hospital. The training is free but participants may wish to donate to the British Heart Foundation. Contact: randjdraper@btinternet.com on 01787 277747

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  • Interest Grows For The Taste of Sudbury 2014

    Published: Tue, 11/02/2014 18:15


    The organisers of the Taste of Sudbury in Suffolk Food & Drink Festival which will be held on the 22nd June 2014 have been overwhelmed by the interest of producers, growers and restaurants wanting to take part. All exhibitors can be found on www.tasteofsudbury.co.uk. Jane Hatton, Town Centre Development Manager said « over half the exhibitors who

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  • QUAY THEATRE HISTORY SUNDAYS, 9th February

    Published: Sun, 09/02/2014 12:37


    Phyllis Felton with Jeromy Cheshire: The Extraordinary Sue Ryder. Sue Ryder’s son joins Phyllis in telling how her compassion for concentration camp victims in Poland led to Sue Ryder founding her charity, caring for those with life-changing health problems. This was supported by a nationwide chain of charity shops.

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  • Clare Historical Society, Medieval Screens in Clare Church, 7th February

    Published: Fri, 07/02/2014 16:49

    Lucy Wrapson is an expert on the rood screens of East Anglia and is particularly interested in the two wooden screens in Clare Church. One is part of the medievalrood screen, the other is on the parclose. Very unusually for both of these the names of the carpenters are known. Venue: Clare Old School Community Centre in Clare.

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  • ‘Dickens and the Artist’ Lecture, Gainsborough House, 7th February

    Published: Fri, 07/02/2014 08:14


    Although he is well known for his literary contributions, the connection between Charles Dickens (1812 – 1870) and art has been largely neglected. A remarkably visual writer, Dickens grew out of a tradition where illustrations formed a significant part of both serial and book. He had long and close friendships with several artists, including Clar

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  • Steve Cherelle and Friends, Quay Theatre, 31st January

    Published: Fri, 31/01/2014 11:36


    All three perform together at The Quay for a night of great music. Their solo acts and tribute shows include the music of Elvis, Dolly Parton, John Denver, Johnny Cash, Neil Diamond and more. Steve Cherelle, who also presents a show on BBC Essex, has a great sense of humour on stage. Combine that with Marshall’s witty banter and the glamour of Lucy

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  • HENRY BLOFELD: TMS AND ALL THAT, Quay Theatre, 7th Febraury

    Published: Tue, 28/01/2014 16:07


    The name-dropping starts in spades with Ian Fleming in Jamaica and The Master, Noel Coward. Dear old ‘Don’t panic, Captain Mainwaring’, Clive Dunn was another of his friends. Then Lawrence Olivier and Alec Guinness get a mention. But perhaps the tour de force is a story he tells about the old family doctor, Dr Bennett. It’s a guinea-a-minute and m

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  • Bond Is Back, Quay Theatre, 25th January

    Published: Sat, 25/01/2014 08:11


    Following performances in the UK, USA and Australia, Gavin Robertson focuses his attention on the Bond phenomenon, in his latest physical cartoon style adventure – exploding every cliché in the book(s)… solo! In which Bond meets his greatest arch-villain yet – author Ian Fleming himself, courtesy of a time-machine, and featuring the smallest car c

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  • The Charity Ceilidh Is Here In Aid Of AgeUK, 25th January

    Published: Sat, 25/01/2014 08:09


    It’s time for everyone to get their dancing shoes on and dance the night away, as Stonham Barns will be holding a Charity Ceilidh on the 25th January, in support of Age UK Suffolk. To get the party really going, the Ceilidh will also be featuring the Skylarking Band. Maggie James, Fundraising and Development Officer at Age UK Suffolk, said “It is w

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  • Gainsborough’s House Win Suffolk Museum Curiosity of Year Award 2013

    Published: Fri, 24/01/2014 09:03


    The winning curiosity is currently on display within the museum and is a rare personal artefact of the great Suffolk painter Thomas Gainsborough. Life could be dangerous for an 18th Century gentleman, as the artist knew from experience. He was once held up in a highway robbery and relieved of his cash and a pocket watch when travelling into London

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  • QUAY THEATRE HISTORY SUNDAYS, 26th January

    Published: Wed, 22/01/2014 10:37


    The welcome return of our ever popular history lectures featuring all your favourite speakers and an intriguing range of topics. Robin Drury: Untold Stories Of Sudbury Mill Designer and artist Robin lives and works in the nearby Granary and has uncovered intriguing facts about the mill and events from its life both as a working mill and as a hotel

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  • Burns Ceilidh, Lavenham, 31st January

    Published: Mon, 20/01/2014 12:26

    Lavenham Scottish Dancers invite you to their popular annual… Burns Ceilidh Burns Supper, Haggis and Piper Dancing with the Caledonian Reelers and caller Friday 31st 2014 6.30 for 7.00-11.30pm Tickets £21.00 Available from The Angel Gallery, Market Place High Street Newsagent And Lavenham Village Hall

    Tel 01787 248079

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  • Quay Theatre Film, The Way Way Back, 22nd January

    Published: Mon, 20/01/2014 10:39


    Shy 14-year-old Duncan goes on summer vacation with his mother, her overbearing boyfriend, and her boyfriend’s daughter. Having a rough time fitting in, Duncan finds an unexpected friend in Owen, manager of the Water Wizz water park.

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  • PROKOFIEV’S CINDERELLA at the Quay, Sudbury 19th January

    Published: Sun, 19/01/2014 09:22


    A highly praised filmed 2011 production of this traditional magical fantasy from the Birmingham Royal Ballet offering a seasonal treat for adults and children alike. In order to assess the support for including filmed opera and ballet in The Quay’s programme we are presenting either Ballet or Opera once a month over a three month period.

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  • Transition Sudbury Introduces Greeniversity, 25th January

    Published: Wed, 15/01/2014 09:01


    The first Sudbury Greeniversity beginners knitting class will be held on the 25th January at Sainsbury’s in Cornard Road, Sudbury. If you would like to book a place or find out about future classes then visit www.greeniversity.org.uk/sudbury or ring Jane Hatton on 01787 468634. All classes are free and the aim is to encourage and enable people to

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  • Quay Theatre Film, A HIJACKING, 15th January

    Published: Wed, 15/01/2014 07:48


    The cargo ship MV Rozen is heading for harbour when it is hijacked by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean. Amongst the men on board are the ship’s cook Mikkel and the engineer Jan who, along with the rest of the seamen are taken hostage in a cynical game of life and death. With the demand for a ransom of millions of dollars a psychological drama unf

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  • The New Honeycombs, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 12th January

    Published: Sun, 12/01/2014 08:32


    The New Honeycombs evolved as a continuation of the 60’s chart topping group “The Honeycombs”. The present line up have all worked with one of the founder members for sometime, performing at venues and theatres around the country.

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  • Craig Y Nos Castle Wedding Fayre, 12th January

    Published: Sun, 12/01/2014 08:31


    Craig Y Nos Castle has recently featured in 3 TV programs and if you have not yet seen them why not take a quick look now. Hopefully these will have whetted your appetite for choosing Craig Y Nos Castle as the venue for your Wedding or suggesting it to friends and family, www.craigynoscastleweddings.com will give you more information, of course if

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  • Quay Theatre Film, Woody Allen, 9th January

    Published: Thu, 09/01/2014 07:45


    To start the New Year Film Club is going to take an affectionate look at Woody Allen as Film Director. Allen has been nominated 23 times and won four Academy Awards: three for Best Original Screenplay and one for Best Director (Annie Hall (1978)). He has more screenwriting Academy Award nominations than any other writer. We will be looking particul

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  • Quay Theatre Film, Now You See Me, 8th January

    Published: Wed, 08/01/2014 07:47


    A super-team of the world’s greatest illusionists. « The Four Horsemen » pull off a series of daring heists against corrupt business leaders during their performances, showering the stolen profits on their audiences . Clever, original, wildly improbable, wildly enjoyable and directed with all the necessary flash and dazzle, the film combines the plea

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  • More 999 Calls Than Ever On Christmas Day

    Published: Sat, 28/12/2013 09:02


    At around 40 more calls compared to last year, the East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) took 2,717 calls, which is also a hike of about 300 calls compared to an average day. However, the public are being thanked for helping to contribute to a decrease of about 360 calls over the three days of the Christmas period compared to 2012. Th

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  • Sudbury RUFC Mini Section Bag It At Sainsbury’s

    Published: Sat, 21/12/2013 17:24


    All the Sudbury youngsters were a credit to themselves and their club, epitomising the spirit of both rugby and Christmas by being respectful and demonstrating team-work – absolutely vital when faced with stacking many trolley loads of provisions. The shoppers were incredibly generous in both donating money to the Club’s mini section and also in th

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  • Sudbury Cricket Club, 2014 Overseas Coach, Annual Dinner 21st December

    Published: Sat, 21/12/2013 07:22


    The planning for 2014 is well underway and I am extremely excited about the coming season. I am very pleased to announce Ed Rainsford of Zimbabwe has agreed terms with Sudbury and will be with us for the 2014 season subject to finalising paperwork. Ed is a fantastic prospect. His first class stats speak for themself (click on his pic for the link).

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  • Christmas Party Nights At Hintlesham Hall 2013/2014

    Published: Tue, 17/12/2013 16:27


    Our staff will welcome and show your guests to one of our sumptuous lounge areas where your evening begins with a complimentary glass of Bucks Fizz and Chef’s home made canapés.The focal point of your evening will be enjoying a delicious three-course Christmas meal professionally served in our stunning dining rooms.

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  • GABRIEL’S GREETYNGE, Grand Hall in Hadleigh Town Hall, 15th December

    Published: Sun, 15/12/2013 07:16


    Celebrate Yule with Joglaresa – ancient-style! Joglaresa ring in Christmas and the New Year with voices, fidel, harp, bells and bagpipes, singing and playing carols, lullabies, dance tunes and wassails. ‘Joglaresa are at the forefront of singers and instrumentalists whose study of improvisation and ethnomusicology informs and shapes their imagin

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  • A Christmas Celebration, Lavenham, 14th December

    Published: Sat, 14/12/2013 07:29


    Get Christmas off to a joyful start by joining us for a feast of Christmas music in the beautiful parish church at Lavenham. This concert is always a highlight of the Christmas season! We will be singing a variety of seasonal music, mixing the familiar with some less known pieces, and including both new works and a series of Christmas readings.

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  • Christmas Coffee Morning, Clare Church, 14th December

    Published: Sat, 14/12/2013 07:29


    Coffee/tea biscuits and free refill at Clare United Reformed Church, Nethergate St. Stalls including, cakes, cards, bric-a-brac, books raffle etc. £1 entry to include refreshments and free refill. Coffee morning with a Christmas flavour!In aid of church fabric fund.

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  • Photography and Fine Art capture public interest at ‘Trafalgar’ exhibition

    Published: Fri, 13/12/2013 09:02


    The Trafalgar exhibition, featuring a diverse body of work with many pieces featured having a nautical theme, officially opened on Monday 9 December. Guests enjoyed a lively evening and were able to view eighty intriguing works of sculpture, drawing, painting and photography. Ten percent of works sold on the opening night, with many of the talented

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  • The annual Potters & Friends Christmas Selling exhibition, 6-8th December

    Published: Sun, 08/12/2013 07:24


    Another stunning collection of pottery, ceramics, textiles, weaving, fusion glass, jewellery, pictures, prints and cards. Little Hall, Market Place, Lavenham, CO10 9Q. The annual Potters & Friends Christmas Selling exhibition!

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  • Fundraising Cake Stall, Sudbury RFC U15’s, Today

    Published: Sat, 07/12/2013 08:03


    Commencing at 8-30am and continuing till the cakes have all sold, around 2pm. The stall will be staffed by Cheryl Gould, Helen Rodger-Brown and players from the team. From past experience, it would be advisable to get there early as the delicious, home baked, wares sell fast. On Saturday 7th December Sudbury RUFC Under 15’s will have a fundraising

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  • Lantern Light Tour of Lavenham, 7th December

    Published: Sat, 07/12/2013 08:02


    Blue Badge Guides in costume give a guided tour of Lavenham. Includes minced pies and mulled wine in the Cock Pub at the end of the walk. Starts at 4.30pm from Lavenham Tourist Information Centre, Lady Street, Lavenham

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  • Mark Your Catalytic Converter, Hadleigh 7th December

    Published: Sat, 07/12/2013 08:00


    PCSO Julia Bignell from Babergh East SNT said: « Vehicles with a high ground clearance are a favourite of offenders, these include 4x4s, Ford Rangers, Mercedes and Iveco vans. These are easier to target as it is easy to crawl under the vehicle and remove the converter which usually takes only a matter of minutes.

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  • Quay Theatre Film, Musicals, 12th December

    Published: Fri, 06/12/2013 10:19


    As a Christmas treat Film Club this month looks back over the development of the musical from the earliest days of The Jazz Singer (1927) through the golden age of Busby Berkeley, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, the post-war years of Singin’ In The Rain and Oklahoma up to the revival of the genre with West Side Story in the 1960s.

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  • CLARE HISTORICAL SOCIETY LECTURE: RICHARD POWELL, 6th December

    Published: Fri, 06/12/2013 07:46


    One of the most famous pilgrim routes in Europe began in the medieval period and is still in use by the faithful and the curious. Elizabeth de Burgh left money in her will for several men to make the pilgrimage in her stead. Richard will share with us some of his recent experiences.

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  • Cardy And Coke, Quay Theatre Sudbury, 6th December

    Published: Wed, 04/12/2013 13:32


    It’s reached that time of year when thoughts start drifting to Christmas and just like mince pies and Christmas pud, Cardy and Coke at The Quay have become a bit of a tradition (but not so bad for the waistline!). So get in the Christmas mood with a seasonal mix of Sing-along, Sixties and Country liberally mixed with their usual fun and laughter. W

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  • Catalytic converters stolen

    Published: Wed, 04/12/2013 11:46


    Three of the incidents all took place between the evening of Saturday 30 November and the morning of Monday 2 December and in all cases involved Mercedes Sprinter vans which had their entire exhaust systems removed and the catalytic converters then stolen. Owners of vans and 4x4s are invited to a catalytic converter marking event to be held in Bury

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  • Young people organise bumper event for good causes

    Published: Tue, 03/12/2013 11:25


    Half the proceeds raised will go to Helping Hands, with the other half going to the Marion Corner Appeal. The appeal was set up on behalf of local community champion Marion Corner who was left paralysed after a terrible accident just days after retiring from a 40 year career helping others. Money raised during the appeal will go towards a specially

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  • Absolution, Quay Theatre, 30th November

    Published: Sat, 30/11/2013 08:25


    Modern Blues Power trio Absolution formed by mistake in May 2010 for a gig at this very theatre! As well as high-octane versions of their own original material from their debut album Issues, expect to hear blues/rock classics done in Absolution’s inimitable style. Absolution are already thrilling audiences across the UK, incl

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  • GRAFFITI CLASSICS, Quay Theatre, 29th November

    Published: Fri, 29/11/2013 12:57


    It’s a classical concert, a gypsy-folk romp, an opera, a stand-up comedy set and a brilliant dance show all rolled into one! From Beethoven to Bluegrass, Offenbach to Elvis, Strauss to Saturday Night Fever, there really is something for everyone and Graffiti Classics never fails to get audiences laughing, clapping and singing along. Children and ad

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  • Sudbury Christmas Lights Ready For Big Switch On, 29th November

    Published: Wed, 27/11/2013 19:57


    An historic town is about to be transformed into a winter wonderland with Santa, elves, magic shows and an array of children’s rides. The town’s Christmas lights will be turned on by the mayor Adrian Osborne at 6.30pm as the Salvation Army band play carols around the Christmas tree.

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  • Sudbury RUFC U15’s Raise Funds For Tour And Firefighters Charity

    Published: Wed, 27/11/2013 10:57


    A huge number of cars rolled through for a wash down using the most up-to-date motor vehicle cleaning methods backed up with good ol’ elbow grease. I must mention here that ‘Halfords’ very kindly provided all the sponges, soaps and leathers etc…thank you. Drivers had time to partake of a cuppa and a cake, or even sample what was cooking on the ba

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  • Casabella Open Evening, 27th November

    Published: Wed, 27/11/2013 07:41


    Don’t forget our Open Evening. Wednesday 27th November 2013 3:00-8:00pm
    There will be lots of fantastic Offers, Discounts on selected products and great Christmas gifts. We will have the Jane Iredale make-up artist here, the Environ Skin analyst and all the Casabella therapists to answer any questions.
    Join us for a glass of wine and some nibbles

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  • Quay Theatre Film, Satyajit Ray, 28th November

    Published: Tue, 26/11/2013 16:07


    Satyajit Ray, (1921- 1992) is assured a place in the pantheon of the great Film Directors He is regarded as India’s most important director so far. His Bengali-language films were in sharp contrast to Hindu Bollywood. His « Apu » trilogy of a childhood, youth and manhood in Bengal was one of the most luminous series in film history.

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  • Sudbury Symphony Orchestra, 23rd November

    Published: Sat, 23/11/2013 16:02


    Sudbury Symphony Orchestra’s next concert promises to whisk you away from this stormy English autumn and transport to you to the exotic shores of Arabia, with their performance of Rimsky-Korsakov’s ravishing Scheherazade. Suffolk-based cellist Chris Slatter will be joining the orchestra for a Bruch’s richly evocative Kol Nidrei, sure to be as much

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  • The Sound Of Music, Quay Theatre, 21st – 23rd November

    Published: Fri, 22/11/2013 13:23


    Sudbury Musicals Society is back with this popular musical featuring a timeless score which includes Do-Re-Mi, My Favourite Things and Edelweiss. The Sound of Music has inspired audiences across the world with its story of love and freedom. Based on the life of Maria von Trapp, The Sound of Music tells the story of a high-spirited postulant, sent t

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  • HORSE WATCH EVENING, 20th November 2013

    Published: Wed, 20/11/2013 07:47


    Newton Hall Equitation Centre Swilland   Ipswich   Suffolk   IP6 9LT tel: 01473 785616 fax: 01473 785617 e-mail: office@nhec.co.uk HORSE WATCH EVENING- Wednesday 20th November 2013 A free evening – Open to all. Horse Owners  – bring your saddle to have it security postcoded £2 per saddle (leather only)
    Programme for the evening: 6:30 Welcome

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  • ‘Strictly’ Comes to Cavendish

    Published: Sun, 17/11/2013 10:46


    FitSteps, the latest dance fitness phenomenon, is now available in the Sudbury area. Natalie Lowe and Ian Waite of Strictly Come Dancing have combined the best of Ballroom and Latin dancing with the latest fitness techniques to produce a fun, fast and exciting class. FitSteps has only just been launched and is being rolled out across the country to

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  • ‘We Are Handmade’ Contemporary Christmas Craft and Design Fair, 16th November

    Published: Sat, 16/11/2013 07:35


    With 50 stalls, this event will offer shoppers a wonderful choice of beautifully designed and handcrafted gifts for Christmas. Makers will be showcasing the latest in contemporary and vintage inspired handmade items including jewellery, clothes, bags, prints, soaps, cards, soft furnishings and home wares, pottery and much more.

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  • Invitation to Suffolk Horsewatch event, 20th November

    Published: Thu, 14/11/2013 12:35


    Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service will be providing an input on how they cope with equine emergencies, and members of the SNT and Horse Watch will be offering security advice. Saddle postcode marking will be available on the evening so please bring along your leather only saddles. A small charge of £2 will be required per saddle. Micro chipping kits

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  • Suffolk Fire Strike For Fourth Time, 13th November

    Published: Tue, 12/11/2013 16:34


    On the new strike date, FBU General Secretary, said: “Our members enter burning buildings for a living, and will not be intimidated by the government’s decision to worsen their proposals. This latest attack will simply harden the resolve of firefighters. In addition the Fire Brigades Union announced the start of a further ballot for other forms of

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  • Winter Lecture Lunches – Boom and Bust of Medieval Lavenham, 13th November

    Published: Mon, 11/11/2013 14:51


    Join us for coffee and an informative illustrated talk by Jane Gosling followed by lunch in our lovely beamed tea room. Lavenham is one of the best preserved medieval villages in England. This illustrated talk by Jane Gosling, the Guildhalls Manager, will look at how it came to be one of the wealthiest towns in Tudor England, leaving behind a uniqu

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  • AboutMyArea Observe Two Minute’s Silence

    Published: Mon, 11/11/2013 09:59


    Virtually everyone has a poppy and although only people of a certain age will have met people who remember and fought in the first world war – our respect goes on. As a mark of respect all AboutMyArea sites across the UK will not be displaying their usual up to the minute, news and what’s on, but will be holding our own two minutes silence when the

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  • Lavenham’s Pop-Up Shop, All Saints Handmade Boutique, 10th November

    Published: Sun, 10/11/2013 07:58


    A unique pre-Christmas Shopping opportunity, as the pop-up shop welcomes for ONE DAY ONLY… Two talented designers from the All Saints Art and Craft Market in Cambridge bring their creations to Lavenham. The boutique will combines the creative designs of The Mosaic Garden; hand painted ceramics from coasters to cufflinks, with the beautiful hats a

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  • THE LADY OF CLARE EXHIBITION

    Published: Sun, 10/11/2013 07:58


    Exhibition on Elizabeth de Burgh, First Lady of Clare, and her contributions to the town. Probably Clare’s most important resident, Elizabeth inherited Clare Castle and manor from her father Gilbert the Red, Earl of Clare, Gloucester and Hertford, and guided the town to its greatest prosperity in the 14th century. Best remembered for founding Clare

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  • Suffolk Villages Festival Concert, St Peters in Sudbury, 10th November

    Published: Sun, 10/11/2013 07:57


    SVF favourite Timothy Travers-Brown joins our resident Baroque orchestra in an exciting programme of eighteenth-century music for countertenor and orchestra. It includes the famous mad scene from Handel’s Orlando (1733), Italian cantatas by Handel and Vivaldi, and the first modern performance of John Stanley’s cantata The Power of Music. There wi

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  • Barrie Appleby draws and illustrates, Sudbury, 9th November

    Published: Sat, 09/11/2013 08:09


    Over the last few years I have been asked to share my experiences of working on such iconic comics such as The Beano and Dandy. I have talked to children at many primary and secondary schools and also conducted lectures at a range of festivals throughout the UK.

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  • McCoy Rides His 4,000th Winner

    Published: Thu, 07/11/2013 18:04


    AP McCoy, the most successful jump jockey of all time, has once again ridden into the history books by becoming the first jockey to ride 4,000 jump winners. The historic win came today, Thursday 7th November, at Towcester Racecourse aboard ‘Mountain Tunes’, trained by Jonjo O’Neill and in the colours of his long-standing employer, JP McManus.

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  • Christmas Breaks and Christmas lunch at Craig y Nos Castle

    Published: Thu, 07/11/2013 15:38


    Christmas Breaks and Christmas Lunch at Craig y Nos Castle. Here are some nice discounted options for longer Christmas Break stays. Dinner B&B stay, normally £260, but with the two £55 Christmas Lunches replacing one of the two ‘Dinners’ – making a 2 night Christmas Dinner, Bed and Breakfast for £325. This offer is for 2 people with 2 nights accomm

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  • Sudbury Ramblers, 6th November

    Published: Wed, 06/11/2013 08:04


    We are a Group of walkers within the Suffolk Area of The Ramblers Association. This is a charity whose aims are to encourage walking, to protect rights of way and to defend the beauty of the countryside for the benefit of all. ‘Ramblers’ have local groups throughout the country and as a member you are welcome to join any Group on one of their led

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  • Sudbury Swap Shop, 2nd November

    Published: Sat, 02/11/2013 07:29


    Swap or give away your unwanted items or come in to look around and take whatever treasurers catch your eye – All for FREE! Bring your unwanted books, toys, clothes, crockery, music, garden equipment, seeds and plants etc but nothing can be accepted after 12noon. Also come along if you are interested to find out more about Transition Sudbury. Re

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  • Upcoming Mid Suffolk catalytic converter marking day, 2nd November

    Published: Sat, 02/11/2013 07:18


    PCSO Abigail Durrant from Mid Suffolk North SNT said: “Vehicles with a high ground clearance are a favourite of offenders, these include 4x4s, Ford Rangers, Mercedes and Iveco vans. These are easier to target as it is easy to crawl under the vehicle and remove the converter which usually takes only a matter of minutes.

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  • Hintlesham Hall, Halloween Party Night, 1st November

    Published: Fri, 01/11/2013 07:06


    We would be delighted to welcome you to our Halloween Party Night (fancy dress optional). Spooky Cocktail and Chef’s home made canapés on arrival. Three course dinner with coffee and chocolate truffles. Dancing to the fun duo, Perfect Dilemma until midnight

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  • Green Fingered Fun at Flatford Wildlife Garden, 1st November

    Published: Thu, 31/10/2013 13:14


    If you are looking for a great time with the children, where they can enjoy nature, learn something and take what they have made home with them, Flatford Wildlife Garden is the place to be this half-term. Today you can see how green your fingers are.

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  • Scrooge, Quay Theatre, 1st November

    Published: Thu, 31/10/2013 07:44


    This spectacular adaptation of Dickens’ timeless tale will hold all audiences spellbound. Scrooge’s avarice, retribution and eventual redemption are played out by huge puppets as the ghosts, fine actors, great songs and ingenious staging. This will be another highly acclaimed

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  • The Haunted Theatre Tour, Quay Theatre, 29th – 31st October

    Published: Wed, 30/10/2013 07:49


    Not for the faint hearted! This Halloween be prepared to be scared, very scared, during a tour of The Quay! You will have the opportunity to visit areas of the theatre that are seldom seen by the general public – for very good reason!This 200-year old building has many dark secrets as well as, shall we say, a number of permanent ghostly residents!

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  • Haunted Hedingham Ghost walks, 28th – 30th October

    Published: Wed, 30/10/2013 07:48


    Fear returns to Hedingham. Walk, (for pity’s sake don’t run), through the ancient, haunted woods of Hedingham Castle, avoiding, if you can, the vengeful, blood-hungry ghosts of the long dead. Terrifying tales in the dungeons of the Castle keep await those who emerge from the forest. Walks start at 6.00pm each evening and can be booked in 15 minute

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  • Talk On Sudbury Community Archaeological Dig, 30th October

    Published: Tue, 29/10/2013 11:52


    If you would you like to know what’s under your garden, Cambridge University archaeologist Dr Carenza Lewis, of Time Team fame and the BBC’s Great British Story,will be at St Peter’s at 7.30 pm on Wednesday, 30 October, to explain how to get involved in Sudbury’s Community Archaeological Dig.

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  • Lullaby Concert, City of London Sinfonia, 28th October

    Published: Mon, 28/10/2013 07:38


    Enjoy a unique interactive introduction to orchestral music by joining City of London Sinfonia and presenter Claire Bloor for concerts specially devised for children between 2 and 7 years old. With the theme of Professor Claire’s Music Lab there will be opportunities to sing and dance along to the music, and children can also have a go on some orch

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  • Behind The Candelabra, Quay Theatre, 28th October

    Published: Mon, 28/10/2013 07:37


    Starring Michael Douglas as Liberace and Matt Damon as Scott Thorson, Behind The Candelabra tells the fascinating true story of their glamorous life together and their tempestuous relationship – from the glitz and glamour of the early days in Las Vegas to their very bitter and public break-up.

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  • Tim Yeo MP addresses local businesses at Sudbury Business Lunch

    Published: Fri, 25/10/2013 09:02


    Business owners and managers from Sudbury and the surrounding areas joined Holmes & Hills Solicitors and Barclays at the Sudbury Business Lunch this month to hear Tim Yeo MP for south Suffolk to discuss issues affecting business in the area. Launched in February of this year by the Commercial Teams at Holmes & Hills Solicitors and Barclays (Sudbury

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  • Sudbury Society Presents, ‘The Warrens of the Breckland’, 25th October

    Published: Fri, 25/10/2013 07:51


    Our entertaining speaker Anne Mason is an expert on the history and archaeology of the warrening industry in the Brecks, where for over 500 years, rabbits were farmed for their meat and their fur’. A little known industry today but carcasses and fur were still being regularly shipped by train to London in the early 20th century.

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  • Quay Theatre, MY THREE ANGELS, 22nd – 26th October

    Published: Thu, 24/10/2013 17:35


    Christmas 1910 in French Guiana. Three convicts working on the roof of the Dulays’ shop come to the aid of the family when their Christmas, and their happiness, are threatened by the avaricious cousin Gaston and his duplicitous nephew Paul.

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  • Crime down in Suffolk – Latest figures

    Published: Mon, 21/10/2013 11:42


    It also shows that crime has reduced in most categories, including theft, burglary, vehicle crime and criminal damage. Notably, the number of robberies fell by 28%, public order offences decreased by 21% and violence against a person fell by 11%. Despite the drop in overall burglary the county did see a rise of 2% in domestic burglary and an increa

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  • Colchester Military Wives Choir, Tonight in Sudbury

    Published: Sun, 20/10/2013 11:14


    St Peter’s Church, Sudbury. 6-30pm to 9-15pm. An exciting few weeks coming up. A concert in Sudbury on Sunday, a performance in Westminster on the 6th Nov and we are going to be a part of the Christmas lights switch on in Colchester town on the 30th of November

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  • Apple Pressing Day in Sudbury, 19th October 2013

    Published: Sat, 19/10/2013 07:37


    Jane Hatton from Transition Sudbury & District quoted « that this will be the third year we have organised this event and its has been a great success. Not only great fun but has a good community feel with everyone helping to press each others apples. With the abundance of apples this year, we are expecting a good turnout. The aim is to encourage

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  • Quay Theatre, The Ghost Ship, 18th October

    Published: Fri, 18/10/2013 11:41


    A thrilling new play based on the spookily atmospheric sea story by Joseph Conrad. His tongue loosened by liquor, Conrad tells his daughter, Bea and her fiancé, Joe the spine-chilling tale of a storm-battered ship, from the bridge to the hold to the topmost rigging … and he also tells of the ghost of a fearful sailor … a ghost who comes to haun

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  • Quay Theatre Film, The Eye of the Storm, 16th October

    Published: Wed, 16/10/2013 13:24


    Elizabeth Hunter controls all in her life – society, her staff, her children; but the once great beauty will now determine her most defiant act as she chooses her time to die. THE novels of Australia’s Nobel Prize winner for literature, the late Patrick White, are so complex, challenging and uncommercial that none has ever been turned into a film -

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  • The Munnings Collection at Castle House, Dedham

    Published: Tue, 15/10/2013 07:16


    This year the house is open more days than ever before and boasts three new exhibitions: of drawings, landscapes, and the evocative pictures that Munnings painted in Cornwall where he met his first wife, Florence. The emotional and tragic story of their relationship is told in the film “Summer in February”, which is on release in independent cin

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  • Visions of Sudbury is Now On, 8th-13th October

    Published: Sun, 13/10/2013 07:29


    The Sudbury Society has entries for the latest Visions of Sudbury Exhibition. Exhibitors of all ages are welcome. This year there is a broader theme which includes views of surrounding villages and landscape as well as Sudbury’s townscape. Also, for the more imaginative, images from local history.

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  • Horsewatch event for Babergh and Mid Suffolk

    Published: Sat, 12/10/2013 10:21


    Horse owners and enthusiasts from across Babergh and Mid Suffolk attended a Horsewatch event earlier this week organised by Suffolk Police. The main aim of the evening was to promote the safe use of trailers and horseboxes, and to raise awareness of crime prevention methods. The event was held on Wednesday 9 October at Topthorn Equestrian Centre i

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  • Sudbury Bowls Club Open Day, 12th October

    Published: Sat, 12/10/2013 07:00


    Sudbury Bowls Club is a small friendly Outdoor Club based at the end of Quay Lane, Sudbury Suffolk. Come along and learn to bowl and make new friends. We play both Federation & EBA bowls being a founder member of the Sudbury Mixed Triples League, and we also play in the North West Essex Federation League as well as entering teams in the Men’s Count

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  • Railway Walk, Saturday 12th October

    Published: Sat, 12/10/2013 06:54


    A guided four-mile walk retracing the route of the former Great Eastern Railway Line linking the medieval wool towns of Lavenham and Long Melford. Meet at Lavenham Guildhall Tearoom for refreshments and a short introduction before starting your walk. At the end of the walk, enjoy lunch at Melford Hall and a chance to look around the house.

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  • FLEETWOOD BAC, Quay Theatre, 12th October

    Published: Sat, 12/10/2013 06:52


    The world’s first and best Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band, endorsed by Mick Fleetwood himself, and raved about by Peter Green’s biographer, the only Mac tribute band to authentically replicate the classic Stevie/Lindsey/Christine/John/Mick ‘Rumours’ line-up.

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  • AN EVENING WITH HELEN FRASER, Quay Theatre, 11th October

    Published: Fri, 11/10/2013 07:47


    A miscellany of memories from stage and screen..past and present. Her major film appearances include “A Kind Of Loving”, “Billy Liar” countless roles in television comedy shows such as : ‘The Dick Emery Show’, ‘Sorry’, ‘Rising Damp’ and many more. Some of her favourite roles in television drama include Alan Bennett’s ‘Intensive Care’ and ‘ A Day Ou

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  • Last Will. & Testament, Hedingham Castle, 9th October

    Published: Wed, 09/10/2013 07:56


    A special screening in the Banqueting Hall of Hedingham Castle’s Norman Keep. Drinks from 6 o’clock, film starts at 7.15, followed by a Q & A session with contributor Charles Beauclerk and directors Lisa Wilson and Laura Wilson. Although the official story of a Stratford merchant writing for the London box office has held sway for centuries, quest

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  • Horse watch evening, Wednesday 9th October

    Published: Tue, 08/10/2013 16:51


    Suffolk Police and Suffolk Horse Watch are hosting an information evening on Wednesday 9th October at Topthorn Equestrian Centre. Topics being covered on this free to attend evening are riding and road safety, Roads Policing will cover safe towing and relevant legislation and members of the Safer Neighbourhood Teams and Horse Watch will be on hand

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  • Quay Theatre Film, THE KINGS OF SUMMER, 9th October

    Published: Sun, 06/10/2013 11:08


    Joe Toy, on the verge of adolescence, finds himself increasingly frustrated by his single father, Frank’s attempts to manage his life. Declaring his freedom once and for all, he escapes to a clearing in the woods with his best friend, Patrick, and a strange kid named Biaggio. He announces that they are going to build a house there, free from respon

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  • Sudbury Bootcamp prepares to get muddy! 6th October

    Published: Sun, 06/10/2013 06:58


    Sudbury 5 Star Bootcamps is preparing to get extra muddy this weekend at Mucky Races. The Mucky Races ‘The Gauntlet2’ is considered one of nature’s muddiest obstacle races in the UK, the 6km course is full of water, mud pits and various obstacles that include the « 9 Bar Wall ».

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  • Music in the Castle presents Phillip Henry & Hannah Martin, 6th October

    Published: Sun, 06/10/2013 06:57


    Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin combine influences as diverse as English folk music, Indian classical and American blues to create a sound that is “textured, hypnotic and utterly captivating” (Steve Knightley, Show Of Hands). “I was completely knocked out by this duo… I’ve been playing [Singing The Bones] over and over… just a terrific album…” – Mi

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  • Sudbury Symphony Orchestra invites you to join in! 5th-6th October

    Published: Sat, 05/10/2013 07:18


    Ever wanted to play in an orchestra but not sure about taking the plunge? Sudbury Symphony Orchestra is holding a ‘Play Weekend’ in October for players of all instruments Grade 5 and above. This friendly group will work on two colourful pieces, with plenty of support and encouragement and probably a few bad jokes along the way… Come and join in the

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  • Sudbury 33rd Model Railway Exhibition – Saturday 5th October 2013

    Published: Sat, 05/10/2013 07:03


    Our next exhibition will be held on Saturday 5th October 2013 at St. Peter’s Church, which is located on Market Hill in Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 2EA. There will also be the usual wide range of trade stands covering all interests in railway modelling. Traders and preservation stands at this year’s exhibition include:

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  • BEVERLEY CRAVEN LIVE IN CONCERT, 4th October

    Published: Fri, 04/10/2013 08:20


    Performing all her hits from the 90’s including Promise Me, Holding On, Woman to Woman, Memories & Love Scenes, Beverley Craven’s 2013 Spring Tour is a selection of small & intimate UK venues. She sings & talks candidly about her experience of breast cancer, her recent divorce and current affairs… This is a show filled with nostalgia, unapologeti

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  • CLARE HISTORICAL SOCIETY LECTURE, 4th October

    Published: Wed, 02/10/2013 09:02


    Illustrated lecture on the fascinating angel roofs to be found in East Anglian churches. This is the first of the Historical Society’s regular season. Annual membership £8 per person; visitors £2 per lecture at the door.
    Contact: m.m.smith1@btinternet.com on 01787 277249
    Venue: Old School Community Centre in Clare .

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  • Sudbury Tourist Information’s Zoo Deal

    Published: Wed, 02/10/2013 06:59


    CHEAPER COLCHESTER ZOO TICKETS AT SUDBURY TOURIST INFORMATION OFFICE! We are selling tickets for Colchester Zoo at a cheaper price. Adult, children, senior and disabled and carer tickets are available. There is no specific date for each ticket; most are valid for up to a year.

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  • Quay Theatre Film, Love Is All You Need, 2nd October

    Published: Wed, 02/10/2013 06:18


    LOVE IS ALL YOU NEED is a warm, funny, heartfelt meditation on the birth pangs of starting a new life. Set at a picture-perfect summer wedding in Sorrento, the film stars Pierce Brosnan as Philip, a lonely, middle-aged English widower and estranged single father living in Denmark, and Trine Dyrholm as Ida, a Danish hairdresser recuperating from che

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  • Quay Theatre, THE OSILIGI MAASAI WARRIORS, 3rd October

    Published: Mon, 30/09/2013 15:52


    The Osiligi Maasai Warrior troupe tours aid Osiligi Charity Projects (www.osiligi.org), to raise money for their families and their community.
    Their performances are a sensation to watch, with all ages from 5-95, being enthralled and excited by their natural rhythm and song, and their jumping, for which they are renowned, is awesome to behold ! Al

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  • Family Fun and Dog Day 2013, 29th September

    Published: Sun, 29/09/2013 06:56


    This year’s event includes a Petting Zoo, Bouncy Castles, Carousel rides, Face painting, Donkey rides, Medieval archery, 1940’s style dance group A2 Jive, Burma War Mules, Wingbeats birds of prey display, trade stalls and much much more.

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  • WHEN PEGGY MET ELLA, Quay Theatre, 28th September

    Published: Sat, 28/09/2013 07:07


    Featuring two of the UK’s most accomplished jazz singers, SARAH MOULE and SHIREEN FRANCIS. The ladies have done sell-out shows at Ronnie Scott’s, the Festival Hall, on BBC Radio 2’s Friday Night is Music Night, and in theatres, jazz clubs and festivals throughout the UK. Introduced by Andrew D Brewis with Meredith White on piano and Julie Walkingto

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  • A GAME-KEEPER’S TALE, Quay Theatre, 27th September

    Published: Fri, 27/09/2013 07:29


    An evening in aid of the Make a Wish Foundation. Using tales learnt at his grandfather’s knee and folk-songs of the East Anglian countryside, Neil’s character sketch of the late Thomas Henry Catchpole will take us on a trip through the ups and downs of a game-keeper’s life.

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  • Village Gossip in Lavenham – First Birthday!

    Published: Thu, 26/09/2013 10:10


    It is our first birthday on Thursday 26th September… We are a community project operating as a boutique style dress agency, selling beautiful pre-loved, new-to-you clothes, shoes, bags and accessories on your behalf… but donations of good quality items are always gratefully received!

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  • National and Suffolk Fire Brigades’ Strike Is Today

    Published: Wed, 25/09/2013 06:37


    Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service have now received notification that the Fire Brigades Union will be taking national strike action on Wednesday 25 September 2013 between the hours of 12 noon and 4 pm. The strike will be the first national firefighter strike in over a decade, and is over a dispute between the FBU and government regarding the governme

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  • Free Film Preview at the Quay, 26th September

    Published: Wed, 25/09/2013 06:35


    If you fancy yourself as a film buff here’s your chance to give your input on the final edit before this film is released to the festivals. “The Twisted Death of a Lonely Madman” will be screened at 7.30 pm on Thurs 26th Sept at the Quay Theatre, Sudbury. Attendance is free but numbers are strictly limited to 90 so it’s essential that anyone wishi

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  • Mud, Quay Theatre Film, 25th September

    Published: Wed, 25/09/2013 06:35


    They climb the tree and into the boat only to find fresh bread and fresh footprints. Realizing that they are not the only ones who have discovered the treehouse boat, they decide to leave. When they reach the shore, they find the same footprint in their boat. And that’s when they meet Mud (Matthew McConaughey). Mud is a gritty, superstitious charac

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  • Lavenham Sinfonia Concert, 22nd September

    Published: Sun, 22/09/2013 07:19


    Tchaikovsky  ‘Romeo & Juliet’ Overture Mozart Concerto  for flute and harp KV 299 Soloists: Susan Wigglesworth, flute Danielle Perrett, harpDvorak Symphony No. 8 in G major Op. 88

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  • Lavenham Airfield Walk – 22nd September

    Published: Sun, 22/09/2013 07:19


    Join us for the Lavenham Airfield Walk, Sunday September 22nd at 9.30 from Lavenham Tourist Information Centre. Includes free Airfield Pack and cheese scones/tea or coffee at Sweetmeats at the end of the walk

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  • THREE BILLY GOATS GRUFF AND OTHER FURRY TAILS, Quay Theatre, Today

    Published: Sat, 21/09/2013 09:02


    Are you really sure what happened to the wolf and those three little pigs? What about Goldilocks? Why was she walking in those woods? And as for the Three Billy Goats Gruff, how did they really deal with that troll? All will be revealed when our Storyteller unfolds this beautiful show using puppets and props. Suitable for anyone aged 3 and over.

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  • Sudbury AFC, Luncheon Date Change to 21st September

    Published: Sat, 21/09/2013 06:27


    We have a delicious new menu prepared by local professional restaurateurs and caterers Painters. The lunch will be Claret Chicken with Thyme and Bacon, served with New Potatoes and Green Beans. A vegetarian option is available on request, followed by Homemade Lemon Cheesecake served with cream, or a Cheese Board of Mature Cheddar, Stilton & Brie,

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  • Sudbury cyclists roll out for charity at Holmes & Hills Bike Ride

    Published: Fri, 20/09/2013 10:11


    Attracting riders of all abilities and ages, the youngest being just 9, the annual event, which is known for its generous after-ride BBQ and refreshments laid on by local law firm Holmes & Hills, has increased in popularity over recent years. Over £1,800 was raised for the two charities in entrance fees and donations alone and the organisers are ex

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  • Quay Theatre, Keiran Goss, Today! 20th September

    Published: Fri, 20/09/2013 09:02


    Following the huge success of his recent special guest appearances with Fairport Convention and Eddi Reader, Kieran Goss returns to the UK to headline his own solo tour. Long hailed as one of Ireland’s leading songwriters and performers, his live shows have made him a legend.

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  • Cops complete coast to coast walk in under 72 hours

    Published: Tue, 17/09/2013 15:30


    PC Marc Norman, PC Steve Bright from Ipswich South West SNT and retired (former PC) Andrew Wright took on the challenge of Offa’s Dyke path, a coast to coast route in Wales. The walk took place from Sunday 1 to Sunday 8 September, starting on the River Severn at the Sedbury Cliffs and finishing on the north Wales coast at Prestatyn.

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  • Community Emergency Planning Workshop, Sudbury, 17th September

    Published: Sat, 14/09/2013 10:16


    Kevin Collins will kick the morning off with an introduction to Health & Safety, Dynamic Risk Assessments & tips for how to brief your volunteers in the event of an emergency. Chris Blackman from JEPU will then give a brief introduction with regards to multiagency working and discuss the new draft protocol as to how your CEP Groups will work alongs

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  • Lavenham Walks, 14th September

    Published: Fri, 13/09/2013 15:32


    Each walk takes approx 3 hours and is 5/6 miles long. Some routes can be muddy with some stiles. All these walks will be lead by Chris – our qualified Blue Badge guide who specialises in countryside walks.

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  • Nayland Farmers Market, Saturday 14th September

    Published: Wed, 11/09/2013 08:29


    The market will run on the second Saturday of each month and will have traders and local producers from within 25 miles of Nayland, the object being local produce made, grown or raised by local producers for local people.

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  • On your bike… with Holmes & Hills Solicitors, 15th September

    Published: Wed, 11/09/2013 07:46


    Holmes & Hills’ popular annual Bike Ride last year attracted over 115 riders. This year they are hoping even more local families and businesses will get involved to help raise money for this year’s charities, Farleigh Hospice and Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust.

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  • Companion Dog Show, Lavenham, 14th Spetember

    Published: Wed, 11/09/2013 06:19


    With Fun Classes When? Saturday 14th September 2013 Entries From 11.00am Judging From 12.00pm Where? Lavenham Recreation Ground, Bridge Street Road, Lavenham, CO10 9SH A fun day out for all the family! Refreshments Stalls Competitions

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  • Concert in Clare Church, 14th September

    Published: Tue, 10/09/2013 08:30


    The internationally renowned Dante Quartet will be playing string quartets by Haydn, Ravel and Schubert. Tickets costing £15 (£5 for students), including a complimentary glass of wine in the interval, can be obtained by calling Geoffrey Bray on 01787 277731, or from Compact Music in Sudbury, Harris & Harris and Clare Pharmacy in Clare, or at the

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  • A Brief Vintage Encounter In Sudbury Success

    Published: Mon, 09/09/2013 10:17


    There were all vintage stalls, clothes, teaware kitchen memorabilia, furniture, hair dos, you name it! Megs and Amy from ‘Two Part Harmony’ were singing their hearts out once again for Juniper Flowers! They awere harmonious and wonderfully suited to the Vinatge Event. Also two amazing cars were fronting the show; a beautiful 1920s rolls royce alon

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  • Sudbury To The Sea (S2C) in Pictures

    Published: Sun, 08/09/2013 10:12


    This popular Event is fully booked and there were some interesting sites! This popular event takes place annually over a weekend in September. Participants navigate the 24½ miles (37km) of the River Stour, from Sudbury to the Cattawade Barrier, enjoying its many delights and seeing parts of the local countryside that are inaccessible by foot or roa

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  • SESAW Craft and Collectables Charity Sale, 14th September

    Published: Sun, 08/09/2013 08:31


    SESAW is a registered charity devoted to the welfare of any needy animal. A wide variety of animals passes through our doors from local vets, members of the public and social services. Many are abandoned, some are the victims of road accidents,

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  • Sudbury Cricket Club, iNeed BBQ Racing Cricket

    Published: Sun, 08/09/2013 07:31


    SO two saturdays left still loads to play for. The First team have a wonderful game of cricket ahead of them. If you remeber back to the days of the two counties in the late 90’s early 00’s before the premier league existed some of the most exciting cricket ever seen was when we were facing relegation from the two counties division

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  • A PAINTER IN THE COUNTRY AND CONSTABLE OBSERVED, Quay Theatre, 14th September

    Published: Sat, 07/09/2013 08:31


    In the early 1970s, Ronald Blythe made two documentaries for the BBC, on the life of John Constable and on the poet John Nash which have recently been unearthed from the British Film Institute Archives. We present a rare opportunity to see them on screen and introduced by Dr Blythe. This on screen special event to mark the publication of his new bo

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  • Sudbury to the sea – fundraising in aid of kidney cancer

    Published: Fri, 06/09/2013 10:11


    Mike and Karen are taking part in the Sudbury to the Sea event and along with 300 other canoes kayaks and other small man powered craft will be making the 24 1/2 mile trip over the weekend of the 7th September. This popular event takes place annually. Participants navigate the 24½ miles (37km) of the River Stour, from Sudbury to the Cattawade Barr

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  • Josh Widdicombe and Seann Walsh, Quay Theatre, 10th September

    Published: Fri, 06/09/2013 10:07


    Two of the UK’s fastest rising comedy stars, Josh Widdicombe and Seann Walsh will be road testing their shows before they record their debut DVDs at London’s Hammersmith Apollo. Widdicombe and Seann Walsh – The Greatest Hits So Far will see the top young comics play special sets of their best material to date giving audience members two shows of fi

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  • Classic cars to visit Lavenham as part of an Anglo/Austrian Tour – 11th Sept

    Published: Fri, 06/09/2013 08:07


    This event takes place every two years or so either in Austria or in UK. The first event took place in UK back in 2004 when they visited the Lake District. Since then they have rallied in the Scottish Borders and the Chilterns/Cotswolds and Welsh Borders. The Austrians have taken the group to their Lake District, the town of Wels and the area no

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  • Classics at the Castle, Hedingham Castle, 8th September

    Published: Wed, 04/09/2013 07:51


    Classics at the Castle is delighted to confirm a dinner in the company of John Fitzpatrick and Bob Garretson, two of the 911’s most notable drivers from the 1970s and 1980s. On the Saturday evening prior to the main event on Sunday 8th there will be a dinner in the company of John Fitzpatrick, Porsche Cup winner 72, 74, and 81, IMSA Champion 1980,

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  • Conference to take delegates on a journey through the Holocaust

    Published: Tue, 03/09/2013 13:28


    Sixth form students from across Suffolk will attend a Holocaust conference at University Campus Suffolk (UCS) presented by academic experts and a local Holocaust survivor to discuss the ways in which we remember the genocide of approximately six million Jews and other targeted groups during World War II.

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  • Sudbury to the Sea (S2C), 7th and 8th September 2013

    Published: Tue, 03/09/2013 07:54

    Originally this annual event was known as the Lengthsmens’ Cruise. It is a way to remind people that we have a right of navigation along the river, to introduce many people to the delights of our beautiful river, and to have fun.

    Participants are of all ages, are experienced paddlers or complete novices, live locally or travel considerable dist

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  • Stoke by Nayland Hotel Golf & Spa Wedding Fayre, 8th September

    Published: Tue, 03/09/2013 07:53


    Set in the most picturesque surroundings in rolling countryside this very popular wedding venue has 80 bedrooms including a beautiful bridal suite. Newly built in 2012 are 5 beautifully appointed country lodges overlooking the lake. With some of the very best wedding suppliers in the region and 2 fabulous fashion shows to pick up great ideas plus b

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  • B Natural Music Festival, 6th – 8th September

    Published: Mon, 02/09/2013 07:50


    Set in the heart of a lovely Suffolk village, B Natural is the homemade music festival taking place on the weekend of the 6th, 7th and 8th September, 2013. Last year, we put on 89 hours of music on 17 different stages around the Bildeston: this year, there’ll be even more music, and yet more gardens, plus pubs, halls, coal-sheds, and shady spots on

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  • Sudbury Market Day Health Care Event, 5th September

    Published: Mon, 02/09/2013 07:49


    Visitors to various Suffolk markets will be able to find out more about local healthcare services. There will be an opportunity to get healthy living advice from LiveWell Suffolk and a chance to talk with staff from Suffolk Community Healthcare, Healthwatch Suffolk and Age UK Suffolk. The events have been organised by the CCG, which will be there

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  • Cider-Making at Assington Mill. Only Two places left! 7th September

    Published: Sun, 01/09/2013 07:53


    Cyder (fermented from apples) and perry (from pears) are amongst the oldest drinks produced in the UK. As world leader, Britain is the largest cyder making country in the world and has a marvelous tradition and heritage associated with the products. (Cyder is the term for the first pressing with nothing added; cider is made by adding up to ten t

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  • Hugh Rainey Jazz Band, Sudbury, 7th September

    Published: Sun, 01/09/2013 07:51


    Refeshments in Church Hall from 8:30pm – 9:00pm, including wine or fruit juice.
    Second half will finish around 10;00pm-10:15pm. Hugh Rainey Band is well respected as the no 1 trad band in essex. Tickets from Dave on 01787-372352

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  • A Brief Vintage Encounter, Sudbury, 7th Sept 2013

    Published: Sun, 01/09/2013 07:50


    This time in the lovely St Peters Church, bang in the centre of bustling Sudbury on a busy market day on Saturday 7th September open to the public 10.00am – 5.00pm, admission just £1.00 children free! Come and browse through the variety of vintage stalls, stop and have a cup of tea at the vintage style tea room, listen to the music and generally

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  • Hundreds of Folk Seal Cavendish Fete and Horticultural Show

    Published: Sat, 31/08/2013 17:46


    Cavendish Green was an abundence of colour and activity this afternoon as hundreds of families descended upon the sun drenched field. The Cavendish and District Horticultural Show was taken very seriously and the Marquee was filled to the brim with fruit, vegetables, flowers, homemade beer and wine,crafts and art. There were 105 classes in all.

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  • Cops to complete coast to coast walk for Dog charity

    Published: Fri, 30/08/2013 12:00


    The money is being raised for ‘Greyhound Gap’, a small independent charity set up to rescue, rehabilitate and rehome greyhounds and lurchers who find themselves in a ‘put to sleep’ situation in UK pounds. Funded almost entirely by donations, they re-home around 150 dogs each year. Greyhound Gap operates on a national basis so dogs can be homed in

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  • Music in the Castle presents ‘The Hut People’, 5th September

    Published: Thu, 29/08/2013 15:36


    Taking the audience on a voyage across the globe with their varied material, they perform a hugely engaging, entertaining and truly unique blend of home-grown tunes mixed with British, Nordic and European folk music, perfectly formed and embellished with the driving accordion and a dazzling array of exotic percussion.

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  • Quay Theatre, ‘All My Sons’, 3rd – 7th September

    Published: Wed, 28/08/2013 09:03


    In a grieving post war America, the family is the last refuge of comfort and trust. Joe Kellers’ engineering works thrived in the war making fighter engines, until the discovery of a batch with lethal defects. Three years later, over the course of one day, a series of revelations from the past rupture the Kellers’ calm forever.

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  • OPEN DAY at ASSINGTON MILL – SUNDAY 1 SEPTEMBER

    Published: Wed, 28/08/2013 07:58


    Come and see some of the things that happen at Assington Mill and talk to the tutors. They will be wearing red badges marked with their names, and the subject they teach. You can also see our « green » items such as the waterwheel which generates electricity, ground source heat pumps, solar panels and passive solar gain, and the four strawbale buil

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  • Sudbury Rugby Clubs Open Day, 1st September

    Published: Wed, 28/08/2013 07:57


    Come down to Sudbury Rugby Club on Sunday 1st September to see all that we have to offer. Whether you are a club member of thinking of joining, come down to enjoy a taste of everything that the club has to offer. Sudbury Rugby Club are holding a pre-season friendly against Hadleigh on Friuday 23 August at Whittome Field 19.30 KO. The game will have

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  • CALLING ALL YOUNG MAGICIANS… 25th & 28th August

    Published: Mon, 26/08/2013 08:15


    Michael J Fitch is running FOUR magic schools – 2 at Level One and 2 at Level Two (for those who did Level One last year or have some experience).
    Level One runs from August 25th for 3 days.
    Level Two runs from August 28th for 3 days.
    Both levels are divided into 7 – 10 year

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  • MICHAEL J FITCH MAGIC, Quay Theatre, 30th August

    Published: Sun, 25/08/2013 11:24


    Michael returns to The Quay this summer, after his sellout show last year was such a success. Magic at The Quay will be a fantastic show for all the family to enjoy. Be prepared to watch Michael in amazement as you witness his spell-binding mysteries. A show packed full of award winning magic, comedy and illusion.

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  • Sudbury Cricket Club and Bowls Bank Holiday Weekend

    Published: Fri, 23/08/2013 08:59


    Saturday sees the first team home to clacton. It’s the business end if the season and the guys gave been playing well. Can the chaps repeat the excellent performance at clacton 11 weeks ago? I am sure they can. It promises to be a cracker for sure as the lads are playing some spunky cricket to move up the table. It helps to have a supportive crowd

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  • Pirates on the Stour, 26th August

    Published: Thu, 22/08/2013 18:37


    This event is held annually on the August Bank Holiday Monday at The Granary Tea Room in Sudbury. We offer free boat trips for young pirates (under 12 years old) when accompanied by a fare paying adult (at £5). Come and join our pirate crew for the day, me hearties!

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  • THE SELION SWING BAND, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 24th August

    Published: Thu, 22/08/2013 07:22


    With TV’s Dancing On The Edge rekindling the interest in swing, it’s no wonder that the professional and highly regarded Selion Swing Band is selling out all over Suffolk. Announcing their debut appearance at The Quay, we are especially pleased to note that all proceeds from the night go to local Cancer Charity Eden-Rose Coppice. Featuring an ex me

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  • Gestingthorpe Fete Near Sudbury, 25th August

    Published: Wed, 21/08/2013 08:19


    Coconut Shy, Tug of War, Crafts, Barbecue and Bar, Tombola, Bouncy Castle, Cake Stall, Hadley’s Ice Cream, Children’s Bushcraft stall.

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  • Polstead Exhibition, 24th – 26th August

    Published: Wed, 21/08/2013 07:56

    Features local artists and craftspeople displaying paintings, pottery, jewellery, art etc, as well as Dylan’s steam bent furniture. Dylan will be doing steam bent demonstrations twice a day over the weekend. Other exhibitors will do some demonstrations as well.

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  • Lavenham Carnival, Event List, 24th – 26th August 2013

    Published: Tue, 20/08/2013 08:28


    Attractions include, Lazy jazz afternoon, a 1940’s Summer Ball, concert with Lewis Mokler, Farmers Market, Palio in the Market Place, Carnival Procession, our famous Rare Breeds Car show, fun-fair, animal displays, children’s activities, and lots of stalls!

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  • Assington Mill, Clay Oven-Making course on Sunday 31st August

    Published: Tue, 20/08/2013 07:55


    This is an opportunity to learn how to make your own, with the help of Jon Dyvig, who runs his own pizza-making business, using a clay oven, in the yard of the White Hart in Aldeburgh. You can either take away your oven in the boot of the car, or take away enough clay to make one at home.

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  • STANSFIELD SPONSORED WALK, 31st August

    Published: Tue, 20/08/2013 07:50


    A variety of distances to suit all – 6, 10 and 16 miles. Fun for all the family. Children’s nature trail. Prizes for children and for first to complete the full 16 miles. In aid of Cancer Research UK and Stansfield Village Hall Committee. Finishing with BBQ at Stansfield Compasses. Email sponsoredwalk@stansfieldvillage.org.uk for your entry pack.

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  • Sudbury, St Gregory’s Church Traditional Garden Fete, 24th August 2013

    Published: Tue, 20/08/2013 07:22


    Displays of Gymnastics & Martial Arts. Cream teas, other Refreshments, Cakes & Preserves, Punch & Judy, Hoop-la, Bowling, Children’s Good as New, Plants, Gifts, and much more.

    Something for all ages!

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  • Sudbury Cricket Club, Casino Night Saturday August 24th 8pm

    Published: Mon, 19/08/2013 11:31


    Next weekend will be a cracker. The First team need loads of support at home to Clacton. Many watched the last home game v Cambridge Granta I predict another cracker. The lads are still one win from moving off the bottom. I am sure the good form will continue..

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  • All About Dogs Show, 25th & 26th August

    Published: Sun, 18/08/2013 08:09


    Bring your dog along to this great day-out, a fantastic chance to socialise puppies, meet breeders, discover rare breeds and shop for thousands of doggy related products. It’s all for fun and will feel like Disneyland for Dogs as the whole day is filled with wagging tails, fun, fur and slobber!

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  • Local solicitors, Holmes & Hills

    Published: Wed, 14/08/2013 14:33


    Local solicitors, Holmes & Hills, are organising two free events for local landlords in partnership with the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA). The talks are aimed at updating landlords on important changes to the law that may leave them exposed to losses.

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  • ‘Summer Medley’, Lavenham

    Published: Wed, 14/08/2013 13:40


    A collection of contemporary ceramics, textiles, jewellery and prints by selected members of
    The Potters and Friends Collective.

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  • Sudbury Cricket Club, Suffolk under 17’s versus Scotland under 17’s

    Published: Wed, 14/08/2013 10:24


    On Thursday (15th) and Friday (16th) this week, the cream of Suffolk’s young cricketers, including former Talbot junior Jack Beaumont, will get a taste of the Sudbury experience as Suffolk County’s under 17 X1 take on Scotland at Friars Street. One hopes the opponents will not be too downhearted after their football team has been panned by England

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  • Lavenham NGS, Prentice Street, 18th August

    Published: Mon, 12/08/2013 09:07


    Description:
    2 very different gardens, one recently designed behind a newly built modern property, the other behind a typical Lavenham medieval building. Orange House is a newly created garden which is divided into several rooms with formal lawn borders, a small orchard and fruit garden. Steps lead down a path to a lower area of oval lawn flanked

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  • Gainsboroughs House from Now Until October

    Published: Sun, 11/08/2013 08:25


    This major exhibition featuring watercolours loaned from the Royal Collection celebrates the life and works of East Anglian naturalist and artist Mark Catesby. Catesby, who spent his childhood in Sudbury, travelled to North America to produce the first detailed study of the flora and fauna of the ‘New World’.

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  • Foxearth Church – Art & Craft Weekend, 17th & 18th August

    Published: Thu, 08/08/2013 14:16


    Art & Craft Displays & Workshops from local artists & craftspeople… items to buy or commission, with proceeds or donations to the church fabric restoration funds. Free admission, refreshments available in the Village Hall. Children’s activities, including the opportunity to help create a wall hanging to be placed inside the church.

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  • Quay Theatre Film, Hitchcock, 14th August

    Published: Thu, 08/08/2013 10:58


    A love story between influential filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock and wife Alma Reville during the filming of Psycho in 1959. Alfred Hitchcock and his wife, Alma, are at the top of their creative game as filmmakers amid disquieting insinuations about it being time to retire. To recapture his youth’s artistic daring, Alfred decides his next film will adap

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  • Hedingham Castle, Wedding Open Day, 10th August

    Published: Wed, 07/08/2013 19:47


    Hedingham Castle Weddings, a wedding is one of life’s great occasions, and every couple dream of a perfect day in a perfect setting. Few locations could be more suitable for a grand marriage ceremony than Hedingham Castle, which has overlooked the Essex village of Castle Hedingham for almost 1,000 years. Unquestionably one of England’s most

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  • Foxearth, Weekend of Community Test Pit Excavations, 10th – 11th August

    Published: Tue, 06/08/2013 07:41


    This will be our base for registering to take part, refreshments and toilet facilities. Tools, finds, record sheets etc. will be distributed and collected at the end of each day here. Come along and have fund or just visit the test pits… you can help with digging, sieving, washing or recording finds and learn new skills along the way.

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  • Horse Watch Meeting – 7th August

    Published: Sun, 04/08/2013 14:24


    Babergh East Safer Neighbourhood Team and Suffolk Horse Watch are hosting an information evening on Wednesday 7th August at Copdock Village Hall.
    Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service will be providing an input on how they cope with equine emergencies, the Roads Policing Unit will be focussing on safe towing and relevant legislation and members of the

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  • Suffolk Fun Family Horse and Dog Show, 10th August

    Published: Thu, 01/08/2013 14:57


    Suffolk Fun Family Horse and Dog Show. Suffolk Punch Trust have taken all reasonable precautions to ensure the health and safety of everyone present. For these measures to be effective, everyone must take all reasonable precautions to avoid & prevent accidents occurring & must obey the instructions of the owners/agents whether written or verbal.
    2

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  • A Late Quartet, Quay Theatre, August 7th

    Published: Thu, 01/08/2013 09:11


    After a classical string quartet’s 25 years of success, Peter, the cellist and oldest member, decides that he must retire when he learns he has Parkinson’s Disease. For the others, that announcement proves a catalyst for letting their hidden resentments come to the surface while the married member’s daughter has disruptive desires of her own. All t

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  • The Wind in the Willows, Hedingham Castle, 4th August

    Published: Thu, 01/08/2013 08:23

    What starts as a search for the best picnic spot rapidly turns into the most hilarious of escapades. With the bumptious Toad’s heart set on a shiny new motorcar and his very liberty soon at stake, will his faithful friends come to his rescue – and will he let them?

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  • 133rd Sudbury International Rowing Regatta, 3rd August

    Published: Thu, 01/08/2013 07:53


    The Sudbury Regatta takes place on the Saturday of the first weekend of August each year. This year’s Regatta will take place on the 3rd (provisionally) and we are already planning to lay on the usual glorious weather. The 650m Rowing course is raced upstream from a stake boat start along a course characterised by some challenging bends. One of the

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  • ‘How to be an Archaeologist’, Foxearth, near Sudbury, 6th August

    Published: Thu, 01/08/2013 07:35


    You’ve seen Time Team, now have a go yourself! Come along, (all ages, young & old) and find out about the excavations taking place in a variety of locations in Foxearth over the following weekend. You can take part & find out what it’s like to be a REAL archaeologist or just come and visit. Items found will be displayed in the new Heritage Centr

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  • MUSIC FOR A SUMMER AFTERNOON, Middleton, Sudbury, 28th July

    Published: Thu, 25/07/2013 07:52

    Stour Winds is a woodwind decet, based in the Sudbury area, who will be playing music by Dvorak, Carl Orff, Sousa and Liadov. The other half of the programme will be provided by a young singer, Jessica Harvey, who will perform a variety of songs – traditional, opera, and from the shows, accompanied by Tom Cogan.

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  • A STROLL A ROUND THE BEAUTIFUL TOWN OF CLARE, 25th July

    Published: Wed, 24/07/2013 09:27


    Includes a walk around the Priory and Ploughman’s lunch (drinks not included)at the old Swan Inn, After lunch your Blue Badge Guide will walk you to the Church.
    The Ancient House (next to the Church) will be open in the afternoon, if after your tour you would like to visit.

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  • SESAW Leavenheath Agility and Fun Dog Show, 28th July 2013

    Published: Wed, 24/07/2013 07:55


    Sudbury and Suffolk Dog News. SESAW Leavenheath Agility and Fun Dog Show, 28th July 2013. Midday to 4pm. Fun Dog Show and games, Agility Display and Have-a-Go Agility supported by Jackie Woods of Ace Agility and sponsored by Pets At Home

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  • Suffolk Dog Day, 28th July 2013

    Published: Tue, 23/07/2013 07:56


    Yes, the Suffolk Dog Day is back again for the sixth year on Sunday July 28, 2013, and once again Lord and Lady Tollemache are kindly opening their stunning grounds and gardens at Helmingham Hall for the event that benefits the work of the Suffolk Community Foundation.

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  • NGS Open Gardens, Bures, 28th July

    Published: Tue, 23/07/2013 07:52

    Approx 1/3-acre plantsman’s garden developed over the last 20 years,containing many unusual plants, herbaceous borders, pond and a stunning collection of approx 60 Agapanthus in full flower

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  • HIDDEN GEMS OF THE WINE WORLD, Quay Theatre, 9th August

    Published: Mon, 22/07/2013 16:09


    Sudbury, Presented by leading independent wine merchant Mark Soudah, managing director of Grape Passions If you like wine, you’ll enjoy this event! Enjoy a glass of fizz on arrival, followed by a fun, brief talk about what is happening in the World of Wine today. There will then be a relaxed, tutored tasting of 6 wines which illustrate the topic. C

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  • Celebration to mark 25 years of town’s tourist information centre

    Published: Mon, 22/07/2013 13:07


    A two-week exhibition is to be held to mark the 25th anniversary of an award winning tourist information centre in a Suffolk market town. The exhibition will depict the story of the Sudbury Tourist Information Centre (TIC) over the past quarter of a century detailing its journey from humble beginnings in a caravan in the car park of what is now Roy

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  • Much Ado About Nothing, Lavenham, 25th – 27th July

    Published: Sun, 21/07/2013 16:27


    Much Ado About Nothing is one of Shakespeare’s most popular, witty and joyful comedies, ideally suited to performance out of doors. The production will take place in the stunning gardens of Lavenham Hall and audience members are invited to bring a picnic. Gates will open 75 minutes before curtain up.

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  • Quicksilver, Quay Theatre, 27th July

    Published: Sun, 21/07/2013 15:58


    Join us for a sparkling evening of fun and frolics celebrating the jovial genius of such luminaries as Gilbert & Sullivan, Noel Coward, Joyce Grenfell, Flanders & Swann, old Uncle Tom Lehrer and all, brought to life by the magical guitar of Grant Baynham and the scintillating voice of Hilary Spencer who together are QuickSilver.

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  • Sudbury’s Party In The Park Is Pumping

    Published: Sun, 21/07/2013 13:30

    Party in the Park 2013, Sudbury is currently well underway. The Mayor of Sudbury opened the event , closely followed by the Samba band whom were not only colourful, but entertainig with their drums!

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  • Sudbury Cricket Club’s News and Coming Events

    Published: Sat, 20/07/2013 09:09


    Sudbury Cricket Club’s Coming News and Events Cricket week is approaching. Starting 27th of July with Buble/Sinatra night all details on www.sudbury.play-cricket.com clinck on the cricket week icon. We dont have much space left for the saturday night so please get in contact with me or Darren Batch ASAP. Also we still have lunch places available o

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  • Fleece Jazz at Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Zoe Rahman, 2nd August

    Published: Fri, 19/07/2013 07:58


    With Zoe Rahman piano, Alec Dankworth bass & Gene Calderazzo drums. An all star cast indeed for tonight’s episode of jazz. Zoe gets Mercury Prize nominations, Alec is my favourite bass player in this or any other country, Gene is one of the busiest players on the international scene. But it is Zoe’s gig, so expect fireworks and calmness, and a lo

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  • Opening Night of The Living Dead, 3rd August

    Published: Fri, 19/07/2013 07:55


    Quay Theatre alumni Joshua Dickinson returns from his recent role in Holby City to direct his first independent film based on his hit Edinburgh Festival zombie comedy. A night featuring a rehearsed reading of the original play, followed by a sneak peak of the film and Q&A with the filmmakers.

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  • Fleece Jazz at Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Ola, 26th July

    Published: Fri, 19/07/2013 07:11


    Ola has played to sellout crowds twice in the past, and it is a pleasure to have him join us again. The press coverage of his work is immense, including comments like « beautifully clear and appealingly textured, almost classical …with a range and elasticity to match his rich tonal qualities ».

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  • ROBBIE GLADWELL & FRIENDS SPECIAL CHARITY CONCERT AT BOXTED HALL RAISES £2500

    Published: Thu, 18/07/2013 14:28


    The Robbie Gladwell and Friends concerts bring together many local musicians and singers, some of whom are recognised established artists and others of very different backgrounds and styles who are given the opportunity to showcase their talent. At this event special guest Alan Williams of The Rubettes and other artists included: Julie Gladwell, P

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  • Sudbury Party In the Park, 21st July 2013

    Published: Thu, 18/07/2013 08:02


    Sudbury’s Party in the Park will be opened in spectacular style by the Samboomba Samba Band – which specialise in Brazilian music and carnival dance. The band will perform a lively and colourful procession through the award winning Belle Vue Park, where the popular event is held.

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  • Summer School Of Performing Arts, Quay Theatre, 29th July – 2nd August

    Published: Wed, 17/07/2013 12:47


    A week of workshops and rehearsals for 10-15 year olds on acting, movement dance and singing, culminating in a performance of Hold The Front Page: a part-improvised, part-scripted show taking a quirky, sometimes humorous, at times serious look at the world of newspapers, from fashion shoots to gossip columns, news features to restaurant reviews.

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  • Why Not Cruise The Dog Friendly River Stour This Sunny Sunday?

    Published: Mon, 15/07/2013 12:43


    Why not go to the River Stour and meander down the river on one of the River Stour Trust vessels!? There are three to choose from, each with which comes with a knowledgeable Skipper whom will tell you about the history of the river and anything else you would like to know!

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  • Melford Music, 17th July

    Published: Mon, 15/07/2013 12:37


    Melford Music, now into its 6th season, is run under the umbrella of the Friends of Long Melford Church Building Trust (Charity No: 1069008) whose sole aim is to assist the PCC with the maintenance of the fabric of Holy Trinity Church, Long Melford.

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  • Fleece Jazz at Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Sarah Gillespie, 19th July

    Published: Mon, 15/07/2013 10:19


    « Gillespie, who joins Bob Dylan’s lyrical bite and languid delivery to the forthrightness of Joni Mitchell, with a little rap-like percussiveness thrown in, is an original … an incisive guitarist as well as an expressive singer, she’s unquestionably going places. » – John Fordham

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  • Long Melford Farmers Market, 20th July

    Published: Mon, 15/07/2013 07:54


    On Saturday 20th July 2013, the monthly indoor farmers market will take place in the village memorial hall in Long Melford, near Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 9LQ
    The market runs from 10am – 1pm. Entry is free, and there is a large free on-site car park. We will also be serving hot and cold refreshments in our on-site cafe, which is run by local charity

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  • Long Melford Street Fair Attracts Record Crowd

    Published: Sun, 14/07/2013 22:11


    The 13th Long Melford Street Fair was a joyous and friendly affair which brought people far and wide in Suffolk and the surrounding Counties to enjoy what Long Melford’s Community had to offer. There were over one hundred stalls and something for everyone.

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  • River Stour Trust’s Coracle Regatta, Bures, Sudbury, 3rd August

    Published: Sun, 14/07/2013 07:54


    Bures, near Sudbury. This event takes place at Bures Recreation Ground and is a FREE, low key, laid back, fun afternoon offering an opportunity to try and handle one of these unusual craft. People of all ages can have a go and some get wet but everyone has fun! Life jackets are available and spectators are kept entertained throughout the afternoon

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  • Stay safe advice as Latitude Festival approaches

    Published: Sat, 13/07/2013 15:56

    Suffolk Police are urging anyone attending this year’s Latitude Festival to take crime reduction measures to ensure you have a safe and enjoyable time.

    The 2013 festival takes place between Thursday 18 and Sunday 21 July and if you’re planning to attend police are urging you to take precautions to ensure you don’t become a victim of crime.

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  • Lavenham Summer Craft Fair, 20th July

    Published: Sat, 13/07/2013 07:53


    The Annual Summer Craft Fair will be held in the beautiful space at Lavenham Village Hall & Events Centre on Saturday July 20th from 10am until 4pm. The Summer Craft Fair showcases over 30 of the very best, genuine artisan craftsmen and women including photography, quilting, felting, pottery & ceramics & original artwork.

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  • Gig In The Garden, 14th July

    Published: Fri, 12/07/2013 07:58


    A fun filled day of music and entertainment in the fabulous grounds of Wicks Farm, Mendlesham, near Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 5SX

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  • Race Night at Sudbury AFC, 20th July

    Published: Fri, 12/07/2013 07:52


    Bring the whole family along to enjoy a RACE NIGHT, 6 races including the Grassroots 2013 Derby. Doors open at 7:30pm with a fun packed evening planned. One race will be “live” and the jockeys will be in the room !! During the racing their will be music and dancing.

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  • Long Melford Street Fair, 14th July

    Published: Wed, 10/07/2013 08:03


    The 13th Long Melford Street Fair, to be officially opened at 3pm by Sir Richard and Lady Hyde Parker of Melford Hall with The Long Melford Silver Band getting the day off to a flying start. The day is packed with activities for every age and taste, the amazing childrens Funfare rides, Helter skelter, Punch and Judy, circus workshop, artist worksh

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  • Historical Vehicle Parade, Clare, 14th July

    Published: Wed, 10/07/2013 07:59


    Members of the Historical Vehicle Society will be taking their vehicles on a route through Clare on their way to the Commercial Rally at Haverhill Arts Centre on Sunday 14th July. To catch a parade of approximately 30 vehicles, look out around 12 noon. The route they will take will be to drive up Nethergate Street, across the Market Hill and then

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  • Sudbury AFC News and Events, 20th July

    Published: Wed, 10/07/2013 07:52


    On Saturday it’s action at Sudbury’s MEL Group Stadium when new promoted Evo-Stik Premier League side King’s Lynn Town are the visitors. They are managed by former AFC central defender Gary Setchell who has led them to two promotions in the past couple of seasons.

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  • Quay Theatre Film Club, World War 2 – An unusual perspective, 18th July

    Published: Tue, 09/07/2013 10:08


    Do not expect the normal fare of the ‘Dambusters’, or the ‘Cruel Sea’ very fine films they maybe, but this month we are looking at the more quirky views of the Second World War. Think More ‘Catch 22’ and ‘Slaughterhouse Five’ . We will also be looking at more recent viewpoints of the conflict. I will not divulge anymore at the moment! However you c

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  • I’ll Get My Man, Quay Theatre, 9th – 13th July

    Published: Tue, 09/07/2013 07:56


    When TV hero Peter seeks refuge at his Uncle’s country vicarage, from his fans and from a pop singer who wants to marry him, little does he know that the vicar has just advertised for a wife (but has forgotten to mention the important word “marriage”!).

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  • Fleece Jaz, Tribute to Elvin Jones, 12th July

    Published: Mon, 08/07/2013 12:47


    This new tribute to the late, great American jazz drummer Elvin Jones brings together four of the greatest jazz musicians that this country has ever produced, together with the excellent drumming of Miles, Tony Levin’s son. No slavish tribute this but vibrant 21st century jazz inspired by the best.

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  • Organ recital by SOA President, William Saunders, St Marys, Sudbury, 13th July

    Published: Mon, 08/07/2013 07:57


    The Suffolk Organists’ Association is the region’s largest promoter of the pipe organ. It also has a substantial outreach and education programme. Keys, Hands, Feet and Pipes project which attracted 1300 primary school children to a series of three “West End” type shows about the organ. The Association also holds public demonstrations of music for

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  • South Suffolk Seven, Charity Pub Walk, 12th – 13th July

    Published: Sat, 06/07/2013 07:58


    The walk starts from the Edwardstone White Horse (10/10.30am) this is when you can get your free breakfast bap. The path immediately cuts through some of the most picturesque countryside this country has to offer. The walk plans to visit the lovely Suffolk villages of Lindsey, Chelsworth, Kersey, Boxford and Groton before ending up back in Edwardst

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  • Simply events Summer Craft Fair, 13th July

    Published: Thu, 04/07/2013 14:17


    “This Summer event will showcase and give you the opportunity to buy contemporary crafts and gifts from some of the regions most creative people.” St. Peters Church, Sudbury is playing host to our Summer Craft Fair. Sudbury is a very busy market town and St. Peters Church is situated at the top of the market.

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  • Quay Theatre Film, ZERO DARK THIRTY, 17th July

    Published: Thu, 04/07/2013 09:02


    Maya is a CIA operative whose first experience is in the interrogation of prisoners following the Al Qaeda attacks against the U.S. on the 11th September 2001. She is a reluctant participant in extreme duress applied to the detainees, but believes that the truth may only be obtained through such tactics. For several years, she is single-minded in h

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  • Stampin’ Up Craft Event, Sudbury, 6th July

    Published: Thu, 04/07/2013 07:49


    This is an event for all Crafters, Card Makers and those wanting to learn. Come and make a card for free and enter a free raffle. Learn all about Stampin’ Up!, see what you can make with these fantastic products, how to buy products, book to attend card making and crafting sessions, join a local craft group, host a Stampin’ Up! party in your own ho

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  • Gainsborough’s House, Catesby: Watercolours from the Royal Collection

    Published: Wed, 03/07/2013 14:33


    This major exhibition featuring watercolours loaned from the Royal Collection celebrates the life and works of East Anglian naturalist and artist Mark Catesby. Catesby, who spent his childhood in Sudbury, travelled to North America to produce the first detailed study of the flora and fauna of the ‘New World’. A selection of 27 of Catesby’s original

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  • Zoe Francis, Fleece Jazz at Stoke by Nayland Hotel, 5th July

    Published: Wed, 03/07/2013 11:06


    Zoe’s first artistic love was dance, but once she took up singing, she very soon was performing long running spots in midtown Manhattan with musicians including Jo Cohn, Chris Flory, Harry Allen and Warren Vache. Now based in London, she has just released her first CD, « Looking for a boy », with most of her crew for tonight.

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  • Sudbury AFC, Soul Night, 3rd August

    Published: Wed, 03/07/2013 10:14


    THE ESSEX BOYS ARE COMING AND NOW……THE ONLY WAY IS SUDBURY – FOR SOUL @ THE STADIUM WITH GUEST DJ’S JOHN DOUGLAS AND ANDY CHINERY and Resident DJ MICK T.

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  • Song For Marion, Quay Theatre, 3rd July

    Published: Wed, 03/07/2013 08:03


    Song for Marion is a heartwarming comedic drama following shy, grumpy pensioner Arthur as he is reluctantly inspired by his beloved wife Marion to join a highly unconventional local choir. At odds with his son James, it is left to charismatic choir director Elizabeth to try and persuade Arthur that he can learn to embrace life. London-set, the stor

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  • Homerton College Cambridge – Charter Choir, 9th July

    Published: Wed, 03/07/2013 07:57


    The Choir will be singing music by composers such as Brahms, Bruckner, Byrd, Gibbons, Palestrina, Parry, and Stanford, and a mixture of sacred and secular. This concert will be a fundraising event for the Charter Choir’s
    forthcoming tour to Croatia.

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  • Bures Music Festival Is Back, 3rd – 7th July

    Published: Wed, 03/07/2013 07:49


    This year’s festival is promising to be bigger and better with our best-ever line-up of music, B-Fest young musicians’ competition, plus free camping. Whether you’re a David Bowie fan, a bluesman, a jazz aficionado or a budding star, there’s an event for everyone.

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  • Household Troops Band, Lavenham, 6th July

    Published: Tue, 02/07/2013 16:51


    2:45pm – The Household Troops Band of The Salvation Army: March from Lavenham Village to Lavenham Market Place 3pm – The Household Troops Band of The Salvation Army: Open air concert at Market Place 7pm – The Household Troops Band of The Salvation Army at Lavenham Parish Church

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  • Return of International Star Mr Pustra, to Clare in Kabarett der Namenlosen, 6th July

    Published: Tue, 02/07/2013 16:15


    The Eye of Time is delighted to once again introduce the inimitable Mr. Pustra. On this occasion accompanied by burlesque starlet Vicky Butterfly and hosted by the compelling Benjamin Louche in a spectacular and nostalgic Cabaret show. The evening will conclude with delicious 20’s and 30’s tunes being played allowing everyone to show their Deco sty

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  • An Evening With Novelist Victoria Connelly, 5th July

    Published: Tue, 02/07/2013 11:07


    Signed copies of her books including newly published novel, ‘Wish You Were Here’. Kate from Harris & Harris bookshop in Clare will attend with a selection of books to buy. Licensed bar with Pimms. To book your place at this not-to-be-missed event, contact Caroline on 07530 504340

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  • Frett Simon Lucas-Hughes at the Quay, 6th July

    Published: Tue, 02/07/2013 09:41


    Catch Simon live and you’ll understand his growing reputation and the acclaim for his debut album ‘All the Time, Sometimes’. Whether you value truly exceptional guitar playing, beautifully crafted, songwriting or songs that stick in your head, this will be an evening to savour.

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  • « Strings for Summer » with the Sudbury ONTARIO CANADA Youth Orchestra, 2nd July

    Published: Tue, 02/07/2013 07:58


    The Sudbury Youth Orchestra (SYO), founded in 1972, is an award-winning non-profit organization that provides a caliber of orchestral playing comparable to that found in any major Canadian city. Members range in age from 11 to their early 20’s. The Orchestra is conducted by Jamie Arrowsmith who holds degrees from the Eastman School of Music and Ken

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  • Local bands lined up to celebrate final day of Bures Music Festival

    Published: Tue, 02/07/2013 07:51


    Music by the Stour on Sunday 7 July will celebrate the best acts from the Suffolk and Essex music scene – a hotbed of talent that spans genres from rock to hip-hop, soul to ska, chanson francaise and every musical genre in between. The day of local music will be headlined by Colchester singer/songwriter Ady Johnson who has a nationally acclaimed al

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  • IDMC Choir

    Published: Fri, 28/06/2013 14:54


    IDMC is a group of dynamic, inspirational and talented singers and musicians created in 1994 by its founder and director John Fisher. IDMC has something for everyone and for all situations. Their sound is strong, contagious, urban and contemporary, but above all it’s uplifting.

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  • Light, Lenses and Location ‘ The Photography of Buildings, Lavenham, 2nd July

    Published: Fri, 28/06/2013 09:03


    This one-day course is aimed at amateurs interested in getting the best from their digital cameras when photographing buildings. Mike Hodges, who has his own studio in the village, will reveal the tips of his trade before taking you off to capture some of Lavenham’s timber-framed gems. Includes refreshments and sandwich lunch.

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  • Lavenham Sinfonia, 30th June

    Published: Fri, 28/06/2013 08:05


    Amongst the sixty or so symphonies by Haydn which are unfamiliar to the modern audience, there are many hidden gems; this concert begins with a delightful one.

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  • Doug Segal, Quay Theatre, 29th June

    Published: Thu, 27/06/2013 18:54


    Multi award winning Doug brings a brand new
    show to The Quay that’ll turn you into mind
    reading mentalists.
    ‘Imagine if Derren Brown was funny’ (Evening
    Standard)
    Expect comedy, animation and mind blowing
    miracles perfor

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  • Police Surgery in Boxford, 2nd July

    Published: Thu, 27/06/2013 10:58


    Members of the public are invited to attend a police surgery in Boxford being held by a local PCSO. Local PCSO Siobhan Hemmett from Babergh West Safer Neighbourhood Team, who covers the area, will be at Marys House in Swan Street on Tuesday 2July between 10am to 11.30am.

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  • Popular B-Fest music competition seeks budding stars

    Published: Thu, 27/06/2013 09:03


    B-Fest – one of the most popular events of Bures Music Festival – is launching this week to sign up young musicians to perform live. B-Fest young musicians’ competition, which takes place on Saturday 6 July, has become a showcase for up-and-coming music stars from the East Anglia region.

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  • 70s Night Fancy Dress, Stoke by Nayland Hotel, 20th July

    Published: Wed, 26/06/2013 10:27


    Whether you remember it from the first time around or you’ve just been captivated by the wacky retro styling of the 1970s, we all love an excuse to dress up and party! With vintage classics to choose from – remember mini skirts, hotpants, platforms & flares? … you won’t be short of ideas! So pull on your glam rock gear and join us for an evening

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  • The First Taste of Sudbury Triumphs with over 3,500 people

    Published: Tue, 25/06/2013 08:52


    With over 3500 people attending the first Taste of Sudbury Food & Drink Festival last Sunday in the centre of Sudbury, it was a great success. The Sudbury Town Team would like to thank all the volunteers and sponsors, together with all the exhibitors and visitors who made it such a great day despite the weather.

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  • The Taste of Sudbury 2013 in Pictures

    Published: Mon, 24/06/2013 09:51


    The first Taste of Sudbury was a complete success, with dozens of exhibitors and cooking demonstrations showing that the food in and around Sudbury is delicious, healthy and indeed in copious quantity. The weather and it’s threat of rain did not deter a large crowd of fascinated and eager people.

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  • A Truely Vintage Affair at Hedingham Castle On Sunday

    Published: Mon, 24/06/2013 09:02


    There were a wonderful array of stalls and vintage cars, but also 50’s music and live singers from the ‘La De Dahs’. The children were not forgotten either in the magnificent grounds of Hedingham Castle with Donkey rides!

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  • Murdered to Death, Quay Theatre, 27th & 28th June

    Published: Mon, 24/06/2013 06:19


    An hilarious spoof of the Agatha Christie genre, the play introduces the bungling Inspector Pratt, who battles against the odds and his own incompetence to solve the murder of a country house owner. It soon becomes clear that the murderer isn’t finished yet, but will the miscreant be unmasked before everyone else has met their doom, or will the aud

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  • TODAY! Taste of Sudbury Food & Drink Festival on Sunday 23rd June

    Published: Sun, 23/06/2013 07:58


    As well as food stands, there will be a stage outside with cooking demonstrations and music going on throughout the day, a cow to milk and bike to pedal to make your own smoothie. Inside St. Peter’s there will be an information desk where you will be able to pick up your free programme or pick it up from the Tourist Information Centre in the Libra

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  • MBS Holistic Fair, Sudbury, 29th June

    Published: Sat, 22/06/2013 12:49


    There will be refreshments in the tearoom in the building, which has outdoor seating on the decking on the River. It really is a peaceful place to enjoy the day, and walking distance to the market town of Sudbury too.

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  • IN HEALTH AND IN SICKNESS THE HISTORY OF THE BARTLET, 23rd June

    Published: Sat, 22/06/2013 08:12


    A new play by Suzanne Hawkes. Built from the legacy and vision of a great Ipswich surgeon, The Bartlet Convalescent Home, Felixstowe was the much loved heart of community convalescent care for the East Suffolk Area from 1926 until 2008 when it was closed and the building put up for sale.

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  • Record numbers ready to rock at growing two-day music festival

    Published: Fri, 21/06/2013 15:17


    The festival, now in its fourth year, features 19 live musical acts over the two days and is being headlined by ska legend Neville Staple – one of the leading figures of the UK music scene in the early 1980s as a singer with The Specials and later Fun Boy Three. Staple will be backed by some of the UK’s top tribute acts including thos

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  • A Vintage Affair, Hedingham Castle, 23rd June

    Published: Fri, 21/06/2013 15:16


    Step back in time for a day! all vintage stalls, rockabilly band the Surfin Wombats, a trio of girl singers ‘The La De Dahs’ hair and makeovers from the Hair Aid Shelter, Lindy Hopper Dancers from the Cambs and Beds group, donkey rides for the kids, falconry display and of course those classic cars sure to bring people to the event! plus I have boo

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  • Cold calling in Respect of Selling Intruder Alarms

    Published: Fri, 21/06/2013 12:29


    Suffolk Police have received information with regards to a company that are targeting the elderly and vulnerable with unsolicited telephone calls offering them a ‘free’ alarm system, security, fire or personal. Costs of up to £6,000 have resulted.

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  • Mama, Quay Theatre, 26th June

    Published: Fri, 21/06/2013 10:12


    Sponsored by Guillermo del Toro (Pan’s Labyrinth), it spins a creepy tale of loss and possession: two young daughters of a vanished murderer are found in a backwoods cabin, where they have lived on a diet of cherries and moths for five years.

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  • Marty Jopson at the Quay Theatre, Sudbury, 22nd June

    Published: Sat, 15/06/2013 11:02


    Join Dr Marty Jopson, the BBC One Show’s resident scientist as he delves into the story of how Newton came up with his ideas on gravity. From the Ancient Greeks, through Newton’s genius, Marty brings the story bang up to date with the hunt for the Higgs boson. There will be flames and silly machines, and there will almost certainly be a mess.

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  • Foxearth Summer Fete, 15th June

    Published: Fri, 14/06/2013 16:41


    Long Melford Silver Band. Book Stall, Cake & Produce Stall, Costume Jewellery Stall, White Elephant Stall, Games, Tombola, Prize Draw, Children’s Fancy Dress Competition (theme is Nursery Rhymes) Side Shows and more. Come and enjoy a traditional village summer occasion.

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  • Flower Festival at Borley Church, 22nd June

    Published: Fri, 14/06/2013 12:44


    Finish or start your visit with a cup of Tea/Coffee & Cake, at Borley Village Hall Home made cakes for sale. Parking; Church Car Park The Old Coach House Grounds Village Hall All proceeds to Borley Church roof repair fund.

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  • MUSICMAKING AT ANSELLS FARM, 28th – 30th June

    Published: Fri, 14/06/2013 10:01


    Singer Stephen Varcoe and his wife Melinda have been running extremely successful Song Workshop Days at Ansells Farm, Alphamstone for ten years. And this summer for the fifth time they’re presenting a whole weekend of musical delights, in conjunction with workshops for solo singers, all taking place in the barn at Ansells.

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  • Honor Blackman, Quay Theatre, 14th June

    Published: Wed, 12/06/2013 07:55


    Whilst Honor’s career stretches over sixty glorious years she has rarely appeared simply as herself. Here, in conversation with her colleague and friend Richard Digby Day she will look back over this astonishing life, her beginnings, her family and her rise to stardom with her usual sense o

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  • Federico Fellini, Quay Theatre, 13th June

    Published: Tue, 11/06/2013 10:09


    The concepts of all Fellini movies originated in the mind of ‘the Maestro,’ as his associates and compatriots fondly called him, in his memories, dreams, fantasies and fancies. He was often the protagonist of his films, and his most celebrated alter ego wa

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  • Cara Luft, Music in the Castle, 19th June

    Published: Mon, 10/06/2013 21:06


    Juno award winning singer-songwriter-guitarist extraordinaire Cara Luft is that rare artist steeped in folk and traditional roots music almost from birth, yet willing to alter the fabric, stretch the boundaries and fearlessly bend genres and styles.

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  • NGS Open Gardens, Long Melford Group, 16th June

    Published: Mon, 10/06/2013 15:32


    Two very different gardens situated in this ancient and picturesque village. The magnificent Holy Trinity Church looks down over the village green towards Conduit House whose large country house style garden offers zones of planting and hidden areas incl a scented garden, vegetable garden and massive herbaceous border. Sun House displays a plethora

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  • Mari Wilson, Fleece Jazz at Stoke by Nayland Hotel, 14th June

    Published: Mon, 10/06/2013 12:17


    Mari Wilson covered Fleece Jazz in 2011 with glamour, camp asides, some blue show-business tales and, above all, majestic vocal talents that made the venue feel like the centre of musical sophistication. And with the amazing backing of Alastair and James this is an unmissable gig.

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  • Spencers NGS Open Gardens, 16th June

    Published: Mon, 10/06/2013 10:48


    Romantic C18 walled garden laid out by Lady Anne Spencer, now overflowing with blooms following Tom Stuart-Smith’s renovation. Huge tumbling wisteria, armies of Lord Butler delphiniums (‘Rab’ lived at Spencers 1970s-80s). Many varieties of roses, spectacular herbaceous borders, vibrant clover lawn, oldest greenhouse in Essex. Set in mature grounds

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  • Bures Music Festival Is Back, 3rd – 7th July

    Published: Sat, 08/06/2013 15:26


    This year’s festival is promising to be bigger and better with our best-ever line-up of music, B-Fest young musicians’ competition, plus free camping. Whether you’re a David Bowie fan, a bluesman, a jazz aficionado or a budding star, there’s an event for everyone.

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  • Nayland Open Gardens, 9th June

    Published: Fri, 07/06/2013 10:19

    We are very grateful to all those who volunteer to open their gardens and our visitors are always delighted when new ones are included on the list.

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  • Lavenham & District Equestrian Club Show 8th June

    Published: Thu, 06/06/2013 12:11


    SHOWING SHOW & DRESSAGE on 8 June 2013 at MELFORD HALL, CO10 9AA. THE FIRST EVENT OF THE NEW LOOK L&DEC 2013 SEASON IS THE SHOWING SHOW & DRESSAGE
    IT IS TO BE HELD ON SATURDAY 8TH JUNE AT MELFORD HALL, LONG MELFORD, SUFFOLK CO10 9AA. CLASSES TO INCLUDE RIDDEN, INHAND AND DRESSAGE.

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  • Crisium, Quay Theatre, 8th June

    Published: Mon, 03/06/2013 16:45


    Classically trained musicians play Progressive Rock Letters From The Voyage, the main part of the show is Crisium’s first album, and is the first part of a three album project.

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  • Celebrate with Health Foods For You, 13th June

    Published: Mon, 03/06/2013 16:40

    The experienced team have worked endlessly aiming to offer the highest standards in their industry and are continually working towards building their reputation far and wide.

    Jane & her manager Vanessa Bremner attend all the tr

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  • Taste of Sudbury Food & Drink Festival on Sunday 23rd June

    Published: Mon, 03/06/2013 14:13


    Demonstrations and activities which will be going on throughout the day, as you will see we have Sainsburys and Waitrose both providing chefs to a small family business, The Suffolk Larder which sells venison and we be showing how to skin, handle and butcher a muntjac. We have eight local chefs cooking their favourite dishes on the stage which is

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  • EAC at Long Melford, 8th June

    Published: Mon, 03/06/2013 12:56


    The English Arts Chorale is an ambitious, enthusiastic choir which aims to enjoy its music-making by achieving the very highest artistic standards. In its 30-year history, under its founder conductor Leslie Olive it has performed with distinguished orchestras including the Philharmonia Orchestra, the English Chamber Orchestra, London Mozart Players

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  • Jan & Wes, Quay Theatre, 7th June

    Published: Sun, 02/06/2013 08:04


    Popular Quay regulars, Jan & Wes return with their usual mix of Country, Sixties and Sing-a-long but this time with friend and BBC presenter Steve Cherelle. Together they will be performing highlights from their hugely successful Remembering John Denver show along with popular hits and favourite songs from more of their heroes from the past. Come a

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  • Les Miserables, Quay Theatre

    Published: Sat, 01/06/2013 10:41


    Jean Valjean, known as Prisoner 24601, is released from prison and breaks parole to create a new life for himself while evading the grip of the persistent Inspector Javert. Set in post-revolutionary France, the story reaches resolution against the background of the June Rebellion.

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  • Sudbury Cricket Club News and Events

    Published: Fri, 31/05/2013 15:19


    As well as top cricket every weekend we have a number of social dates for the diary. Our first two events the vp sponsors and advertisers evening and the quiz night have seen the club house packed out. 2013 so far is shaping up to be best social year for many years!

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  • Haverhill Silver Band, St Peters, Sudbury, 2nd June

    Published: Wed, 29/05/2013 11:58


    Mark Ager took over directorship from Charles and the band has consolidated its position, attaining top section status once more after its stunning achievements in 2006 First Section competitions. The band was awarded first prize in the Butlin’s Mineworkers Open Championship in January 2006 and also ac

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  • Lavenham Walks, Moats & Railways, 8th June

    Published: Wed, 29/05/2013 10:50


    Each walk takes approx 3 hours and is 5/6 miles long. Some routes can be muddy with some stiles. All these walks will be lead by Chris – our qualified Blue Badge guide who specialises in countryside walks.

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  • The Suffolk Show, 29th & 30th May

    Published: Tue, 28/05/2013 13:01


    New for 2013 is the Newmarket Experience – a brand new tradestand drawing together every element of the racing world. The pop-up Travelling Paddock comprises two race horse simulators, including one from the British Horse Racing Association enabling visitors to

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  • Joust For Today, Joust For Tomorrow, 27th May

    Published: Mon, 27/05/2013 08:39


    TODAY will see even more! Traditional music, jester, falconry, maypole, candy floss, ice creams, hoopla and coconut shy, lots of catering, bar, Norfolk Longbowmen

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  • Quay Theatre Film, Quartet, 29th May

    Published: Sun, 26/05/2013 13:02


    Cecily, Reggie and Wilfred are in a home for retired musicians. Every year, on October 10th, there is a concert to celebrate Verdi’s birthday and they take part. Jean, who used to be married to Reggie, arrives at the home and disrupts their equilibrium

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  • Lavenham Hall, NGS Open Garden, 26th May

    Published: Sun, 26/05/2013 11:07


    5 acre garden built around the ruins of the original ecclesiastical buildings on the site and the village’s one acre fishpond. The garden includes deep borders of herbaceous planting with sweeping vistas and provides the perfect setting for the sculptures which Kate makes in her studios at the Hall and exhibits nationally and internationally

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  • Stansfield’s Charity Fete, near Sudbury, 1st June

    Published: Sat, 25/05/2013 15:36


    In 2010 it raised more than £3,000 for the village hall and All Saints Church. Usually held on the Saturday before the August bank holiday weekend, this year we are breaking with tradition and moving the date to 1 June 2013. Whatever the date you can be sure to enjoy a lively mix of traditional attractions for all the family such as a Punch and Jud

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  • Clare Open Gardens, 9th June

    Published: Fri, 24/05/2013 13:44


    A variety of beautiful gardens will be on display and the event will include stalls selling plants, home made cakes, preserves and cottage folk art.

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  • Kieran Powell, Quay Theatre, 10th August

    Published: Fri, 24/05/2013 09:12


    This fabulous family show in Sudbury (suggested age 7 +) introduces award winning teenage ventriloquist Kieran Powell and his puppet companions Angus (the gorilla), Dave (the dinosaur), Artie (the raccoon) and Ernie (he’s green and furry).

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  • GaGa Rock Anthems

    Published: Mon, 20/05/2013 12:53


    Celebrating some of the greatest rock songs of all time, Rock Anthems brings together a host of the finest songs ever written by some of the world’s biggest bands.

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  • The Suffolk Show, 29th and 30th May

    Published: Mon, 20/05/2013 10:57

    Everything you love about living, working, relaxing and visiting Suffolk is waiting to be discovered when the gates of Trinity Park open for the 182nd Suffolk Show on May 29 and 30, 2013.

    Whether it is sports, shopping, eating, drinking, cooking, entertainment, gardening, interiors, music, rural activities, socializing with family and friends, a

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  • TERRIER & DOG RACING, 1st June

    Published: Fri, 17/05/2013 15:28


    Classes include: Short & Long Legged Terrier, Lurchers, Odd, Jobs Also featuring’The Terrier Grand National’PRIZES & TROPHIES for all Classes
    Tickets on the gate: Adults – £

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  • Taste of Sudbury, List Of Events, 23rd June

    Published: Thu, 16/05/2013 16:22


    Sudbury. This is the first ”Taste of Sudbury“ which will take place in Sudbury in Suffolk which is a historic market town on the border of Suffolk and Essex. Mark David from the Cookery Experience will compere the cookery demonstrations by passionate local chefs which will take place on the stage outside St. Peter’s Church. It will be the

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  • Yeldham Transport Museum Open Day, 19th May

    Published: Thu, 16/05/2013 14:47


    The Yeldham Transort Museum facility on the Hunnable Industrial Estate, Great Yeldham, Essex, consists of a 2nd WW aircraft hanger which was moved there in 1959 from RAF Biggin Hill when it was declared surplus to military requirements.

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  • Dingley Point to Point Preview, 18th May

    Published: Thu, 16/05/2013 11:30


    The East Anglian Point-To-Point season draws to a close on Saturday May 18 when a superb entry of 146 horses has been received for the Fitzwilliam (Milton) fixture at Dingley, near Market Harborough.

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  • Health in Haverhill – now and in the future, 17th May

    Published: Thu, 16/05/2013 11:15


    What are the health needs in Haverhill? Is there a need to change the way health services are delivered in Haverhill? These are just some of the questions being asked by the NHS West Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) as it invites local people to attend an event on Friday (17 May) to get an idea of where there are gaps in health provisi

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  • Quay Theatre, Quiz Night, 20th May

    Published: Mon, 13/05/2013 12:56


    Quay Thetre, Sudbury Musicals Society present a quiz night in the Quay Bar with rounds based on your favourite Quiz Shows, from Pointless to Catchphrase and beyond.
    Teams of up to 6 people. £2 per head entry on the night.

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  • Sudbury Barn Dance, 15th June

    Published: Sun, 12/05/2013 11:57


    Dancing to Barnstormers, all members of well known local ceilidh band whirligig.
    Licensed Bar, a delicious ploughman’s supper, raffle prizes.

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  • Fleece Jazz at Stoke by Nayland Hotel, 17th May

    Published: Sun, 12/05/2013 11:34


    With Barb Jungr vocals & Simon Wallace piano.
    « The greatest musical thing to come out of Rochdale since Gracie Fields » – Matthew Sweet, BBC 3
    « One of the best interpreters of Jacques Brel and Bob Dy

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  • Suffolk Sunrise Bike Ride, 12 May 2013

    Published: Thu, 09/05/2013 15:17


    uffolk Sunrise 100 bike ride, 12 May 2013, attracts over 1000 cyclists so you’ll always have company! The lowlands of Suffolk provide a great cycling terrain which will offer up an ascent now and again, if you don’t like hills, this is for you! You’ll get to see the sunrise on the coast as you set off into the countryside along quiet lanes.

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  • Six Mile Bottom Ride 12th May

    Published: Thu, 09/05/2013 08:14


    This long distance ride of approximately 15 miles runs over private unspoilt countryside and woodland. Starting from Lark Hall at Six Mile Bottom near Newmarket any time from 9am to 12 noon

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  • Quay Theatre, Death In High Heels, 14th – 18th May

    Published: Wed, 08/05/2013 12:21


    It is 1937 in a fashionable London boutique where the sophisticated atmosphere is coarsened by ambition and desire. Mr Bevan is due to announce which of his staff he is sending to France to be manager of a new branch in Deauville. Will it be the elegant Mis

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  • Kernos Centre Charity Walk, 19th May

    Published: Wed, 08/05/2013 09:02

    10 kilometer sponsored walk from Clare to Cavendish and back, on a very scenic circular route. We will meet in the car park for Clare Country Park at 10am and anticipate that the walk will take 21/2 – 3 hours.

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  • World Village Market, Sudbury, 12th May

    Published: Wed, 08/05/2013 08:15


    The World Village Market on Sudbury’s ancient market place that is home to the statue of Gainsborugh. Grocery foods, accessories (including jewellery), clothing and original goods. A small number of hot food stalls will also be required.

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  • Concert in Clare, 11th May

    Published: Tue, 07/05/2013 10:24


    The Aspidistra Drawing Room Orchestra will be playing ‘Palm Court/Salon’ music from the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

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  • Taste of Sudbury Food and Drink Festival 23rd June 2013

    Published: Tue, 07/05/2013 09:26


    With the first ever Taste of Sudbury taking place in the centre of Sudbury on Sunday the 23rd June 2013, the publicity material which will include flyers and a programme of events are in the process of being designed, so if any business is thinking of getting involved by having a stand on the day or sponsoring and wish to be included in the publici

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  • Did You Head Down To Hedingham!?

    Published: Mon, 06/05/2013 18:33


    There was a fantastic turn out of spectators who enjoyed Jesters, Falconry, Medieval Knights, Archery, Hog Roasts and much much more for all the Family!
    The Jousting was not only fun, but realistic with the Characters, such as The Black Knight creating havoc throughout… Abiding by the rules did not apply!

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  • The Priory, NGS Gargens, 19th May

    Published: Mon, 06/05/2013 16:03


    Interesting 9-acre garden with fine views over Constable countryside; lawns sloping down to small lakes and water garden; fine trees, rhododendrons and azaleas; walled garden; mixed borders and ornamental greenhouse. Wide variety of plants

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  • Trivial Pursuits – a Comedy by Frank Vickery, 10th & 11th May

    Published: Sun, 05/05/2013 16:55


    A summer evening’s barbecue is the setting for a meeting of the Trealaw and District Operatic Society. Next season’s play is being announced but Nick, the society’s business manager, has promised a different show and the plum roles, to four different people. As the evening progresses each character’s foibles and talents are revealed. Joyce, once

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  • Fleece Jazz at Stoke by Nayland Hotel, 10th May

    Published: Sun, 05/05/2013 14:57


    Dorian won a scholarship to Berklee College of Music where he won the Chick Corea Jazz Masters Award. He studied with Donald Brown, from Art Blakey’s band at the time. He does classical gigs, acts, does theatre music, but mostly he is a consummate jazz pianis

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  • Quay Film – Barbara, 8th May

    Published: Sun, 05/05/2013 06:00


    In 1980s East Germany, Barbara is a Berlin doctor banished to a country medical clinic for applying for an exit visa. Deeply unhappy with her reassignment and fearful of her co-workers as possible Stasi informants, Barbara stays aloof, espe

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  • Quay Theatre, Robbie Gladwell & Lincoln Grounds, 10th May

    Published: Sun, 05/05/2013 06:00


    A celebration of acoustic instruments. From mandolin to banjo and all sorts of guitars. Playing everything from bluegrass to blues, pop to jazz, this will be a show of lovers of acoustic music featuring two fabulous local musicians and hopefully some special g

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  • Quay Film, Dirk Bogarde, 9th May

    Published: Sun, 05/05/2013 05:59


    One of Britain’s greatest film actors. At his peak and with directors he trusted – Joseph Losey, Luchino Visconti and Alain Resnais – Dirk Bogarde, was probably the finest, most complete, actor on the screen. He esteemed and learned from Spencer Tracy and

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  • Lavenham, Morgan Car Club, 5th May

    Published: Fri, 03/05/2013 05:47


    As part of a three day tour of Constable Country, Lavenham will play host to 50 beautiful classic Morgan cars
    on Sunday 5th May, from about 11.00am to 12.30pm.

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  • Railway Walk From Lavenham to Melford Hall, 11th May

    Published: Thu, 02/05/2013 11:54


    Meet at Lavenham Guildhall tearoom for refreshments and a short introduction before starting your walk. At the end of the walk, enjoy lunch at Melford Hall and listen to a brief history of the house. Refreshments and admission included.

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  • Coracle Making At Assington Mill, 18 May 2013 & 19 May

    Published: Thu, 02/05/2013 10:41


    Assington Mill will be making a coracle (for you to take home) based on traditional Welsh styles, with the Ironbridge and Wye and Usk style having most influence on Alistair’s design. Suitable for one or two paddlers, it is very portable, and great fun. It will fit i

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  • Bevill Open Gardens (NGS), Bures, 6th May

    Published: Thu, 02/05/2013 05:56


    A beautiful house (not open) overlooking the Stour Valley with parkland trees, hills and woodland. The gardens are formal and Italianate in style with hedges and lawns flanked by Irish yews and mature specimen trees. Terraces, borders, ponds, vistas and woodland walks. Spring bulbs

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  • Clare Art Club Annual Spring Exhibition, 4th – 6th May

    Published: Wed, 01/05/2013 05:58


    Over the May Bank Holiday weekend Clare Art Club are presenting their Annual Exhibition of paintings and crafts. The event is one of the main highlights of the Suffolk Art calendar with over 300 exhibits for sale. Apart from paintings, there are crafts, cards and jewellery for sale together with demonstrations, a raffle to win an original painting

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  • Taste of Sudbury Events Agenda

    Published: Tue, 30/04/2013 15:04


    Entertainment from 6pm to 8pm at the Taste of Sudbury Food & Drink Festival on the 23rd June 2013 will be provided by members of the Ormiston Sudbury Acadamy with excerpts from ‘We Will Rock You’ and ‘Classic Album Night’. Adam Chinery, solo guitarist will also perform an

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