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August 2 2014 Latest news:
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If the chance to learn new and interesting skills in an idyllic setting were not enough, there is also cake, as Tara Greaves discovered on a visit to the Field Studies Council’s flagship centre at Flatford Mill
The third Bury St edmunds Food and Drink Festival gets underway this month with two of television’s best loved chefs in the line-up.
From August 15-17 Glemham Hall hosts the third FolkEast Festival bringing together local music, food and drink.
Ormiston Families, East Anglia’s biggest children’s charity, has recognised achievements of the last 12 months with an awards event at Helmingham Hall, home of the charity’s president, Lady Tollemache.
Experience the sights, sounds and smells of the machines of yesteryear at the Museum of East Anglian Life Steam and Crafts Weekend August 9 and 10.
Deep blue skies, bright sunny days and a lovely warmth in the air – there is really only one place to head in the summer months.
Mary Gundry’s much-loved depictions of children at play on Suffolk’s beaches have won her many fans, but there’s much more in the portfolio of this adventurous artist, as a new book reveals
As the diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich celebrates its centenary, Tessa Allingham talks to the Very Reverend Dr Frances Ward about preparing for pilgrimage, why Rousseau was wrong and church services that ‘tingle’
The Suffolk Magazine fashion team went to Southwold for summer holiday fashion, where The Pier has something for everyone to enjoy. Gregg Brown took the pictures, our models were Bonnie Stockdale from Sandra Reynolds and Lucy Hall, of Bury St Edmunds, modelling for the first time after her dad won her the opportunity in the West Suffolk Hospital charity auction.
Beaches are precious to me because they are where I turn my back on the world.
Can new vice chair Sally Freer do for the Suffolk Craft Society what she did for Gainsborough’s House print workshop? Lucy Etherington heads to Sudbury to find out
From its boggy source in Cambridgeshire to its magnificent entrance to the North Sea at Harwich, the River Stour snakes its way through 47 miles of East Anglian countryside. One of England’s most beautiful rivers, it has brought both wealth, in the form of wool and bricks, and fear, from Viking raiding parties who used the river to plunder deep into the county. Today the Stour Lighters that once plied their trade along its waters have been replaced with kayaks, canoes and rowboats. If you’re yet to experience the delights of the Stour now is the time to get on, or in, the river.
Sue Wooster holds the national collection of alpine campanulas and was awarded a gold medal by the Royal Horticultural Society in 2012.
I’d always thought canoeing and I were ill matched.
John McMinn invites you for tea and cake in his English country garden
Summer is here – so it seemed only right to head to Felixstowe on the coast and the White Horse pub on Church Road.
Since taking up residence in the coastal village, Jan Etherington has plunged into local life . . . literally