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Alison Joseph and Richard Gilbert from The National Trust based at Dunwich Heath talk about the visit from the Springwatch team

PLACES: Getting away from it all at Dunwich

Dunwich Heath and its beautiful beach are popular escapes for many of us, especially in August when the heather is in full bloom. Even the National Trust team who look after this precious landscape have their very own stories, writes Jeremy Owen

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HOPTON CHURCH SIGNS

Hopton: Drinking in the views

David Falk, of Suffolk County Council’s Discover Suffolk Project, explores the north of the county around the village of Hopton, a watery land of fens, marshes and rivers

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Food and Drink market for Maritime Ipswich.

Bigger and better Celebrate Ipswich

The county town’s streets come alive for a week of celebrations culminating in the spectacular Maritime Festival

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Painting at the Flatford Mill Field Studies Centre

On course in Constable country

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

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Walberswick village sign

Wonderful Walberswick

Since taking up residence in the coastal village, Jan Etherington has plunged into local life . . . literally

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MARTELLO HOME

Towering achievement . . . inside the coastal home of Duncan, Kristin and Lily Jackson

Duncan Jackson’s discovery of Suffolk’s heritage coast came about from a holiday in years gone by when the friends rented a beach house at Thorpeness for a summer break.

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Latitude cans sculpture

Latitude . . . the greener festival

Latitude has always been different – both in the variety of entertainment on offer and the audience it attracts – but that also extends to its green credentials, as Tara Greaves discovered when she talked to sustainability co-ordinator Laura Pando

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View through the Italianate Garden to the Rotunda at Ickworth, Suffolk. The house was started in 1795 but not completed until 1830, with a  domed Rotunda with classcial columns and friezes and curving corridors linking rectangular wings on either side.

Everything in the garden is bella!

Sean Reid, outdoors manager at the National Trust’s Ickworth House, gives an insight into caring for one of the country’s finest Italianate gardens

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Walks

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Walking on water . . . don’t just go with the flow

Lunch by the Waveney locks, a pint by the Orwell at Pin Mill, afternoon tea by the Stour in the heart of Constable Country . . . Suffolk is awash with wonderful waterside experiences, but it’s oh-so-tempting to just go with the flow and stick to our favourite spots.

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Events

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Great nights out at Aldeburgh Proms

Folk, jazz, world, classical, comedy, poetry - there is something for everyone at this year’s Aldeburgh Music Snape Proms

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Glass artist Arabella Marshall works in her studio at Bridge Farm in Brandeston.

Open Studio, July 5 & 6: Suffolk glass artist Arabella Marshall

Lucy Etherington delves into an amorphously vibrant wonderland

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Soul by the Sea, The White Lion Hotel Aldeburgh 2014, Geno Washington by Ian Rook

Soul by the Sea . . . sizzling summer music on the coast

Wayne Savage previews what should be one of the Suffolk coast’s biggest music events

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