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Flatford Kayak Safari

Shirley Sampson, the RSPB’s Flatford Wildlife Garden warden takes a canoe trip on the River Stour and discovers a new way to see the secret world of wildlife

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Drawn to the Deben

Tue, 11:23
Sailing the River Deben

Garth Cooper grew up on the River Deben and decades later he’s still sailing its historic waters

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Round the reservoir

Tue, 10:44
Alton Water walk

David Falk, manager of Suffolk County Council’s Brandon Country Park, strides around Alton Water on a surprisingly undulating journey around Suffolk’s largest body of water

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Strictly by Bill Dean ROI.

Two members of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters, Bill Dean and Graham Webber, will be taking part in the Autumn Exhibition at Lime Tree Gallery.

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SUFFOLK PLANT HERITAGE  AUTUMN PLANT FAIR AT HELMINGHAM HALL

Early visitors to get free iris ‘George’ bulbs

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25 reasons to celebrate Ipswich

Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Upper Brook Street Sainsburys employees Claire Collison, Liz Leek and Margaret Collison dressed as pirates to raise money for Ipswich Blind Society at last year's Ipswich Maritime Festival

Get to know your county town, says Amy Gallivan. Enjoy a whole host of events and visitor attractions, the vibrant Waterfront, independent shops and entertainment

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Thornham Walks

David Falk, manager of Suffolk County Council’s Brandon Country Park, heads to the heart of Suffolk and the family-friendly Thornham Walks with its miles of footpaths, imaginative fun sculptures, historic hall and ancient oaks

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Inspired walks

Lindsay heads off along Suffolk footpaths in search of places to enjoy a picnic and a special kind of sandwich

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Art beat - exhibition of the month

Monday, August 3, 2015
The work by Robert Newton will be exhibiting at Lime Tree Gallery.

Robert Newton solo exhibition at Lime Tree Gallery

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Lazy days on the Orford River

Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Orford is also famous for its iconic lighthouse, which guides sailors away from the Orfordness shingle. Now no longer in use, its future hangs in the balance as the sea erodes its foundations

Garth Cooper recalls happy hours ‘tooling’ about on the river Ore and Alde

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Making a welcome re-tern

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Nesting tern

The Suffolk coast has become an important nesting site for one of our rarest and most elegant seabirds. Jesse Timberlake, RSPB little tern warden reports on the work being done to protect them

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Wandering through the Warren

Tuesday, July 14, 2015
David Falk wanders through North Warren

David Falk, manager of Suffolk County Council’s Brandon Country Park, explores a hidden gem of nature beyond the frenetic worlds of Aldeburgh and Thorpeness

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A black white story

Tuesday, July 7, 2015
The Dunes, Thorpeness, restored to coastal glory by James Soanes

James Soane is an architect specialising in restoring old and interesting properties. He describes his own project, a traditional Thorpeness house

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A day at the races

Tuesday, June 30, 2015
A day at the races _ Newmarket Racecouse_Suffolk

Photo journalist Julian Claxton takes his camera to Newmarket for his first race meeting and discovers all the best places to capture the excitment of the day

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A Landmark celebration

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Antony Gormley statue at Aldeburgh Martello Tower.

Catherine Larner meets a team at the forefront of preserving the nation’s forgotten historic buildings, including a few in Suffolk

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Broad horizons

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Discover Suffolk- coastal walk to Benacre Brioad

David Falk, manager of Suffolk County Council’s Brandon Country Park, takes an early morning walk from the impressive church at Covehithe to the extraordinary broads of Covehithe and Benacre

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From Britten to Bandstand

Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Aldeburgh Musicircus on the beach and Crag Path, part of the Aldeburgh Festival

The 68th Aldeburgh Festival starts a fortnight of cultural celebration on June 12. Andrew Clarke spoke to chief executive Roger Wright about how the festival is speeding its wings – both artistically and geographically

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PICTURE GALLERY

Pic Simon Parker



Southwold Pier basks in the early morning spring sunshine



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It’s only in its second year, but Southwold Arts Festival looks set to join Aldeburgh and Halesworth as a major destination cultural event. Lucy Etherington talks to those involved

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Source to the sea

Monday, May 25, 2015
A Spring day at Beccles Quay 1.00 p.m.Boats for hire.

Garth Cooper begins his exploration of the county’s waterways at the wonderful River Waveney, the boundary between Suffolk and Norfolk

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Knights preparer to fight at the Clash of Knights event at Framlingham Castle on Sunday, 3 May.

History comes to life this bank holiday weekend

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WONDERFUL WEST - TRAIL 4

Head west for great countryside and a warm welcome

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Guiding stars

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
suffolk walking festival

The annual Suffolk Walking Festival strides out across the county again from May 9-31, led by a band of willing leaders. Karina Coghlin spoke to seven of them to find out what inspired them to choose their particular walks, and what they love about the Suffolk countryside

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Giving nature a home

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Great tit Ray Kennedy RSPB

Your garden could be a much needed haven for wildlife. Shirley Sampson, warden and gardener at RSPB Flatford Wildlife Garden, explains how

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On the treasure trail

Tuesday, April 21, 2015
 
	Felixstowe calm

David Falk, manager of Suffolk County Council’s Brandon Country Park, heads to the coast for an evening stroll along Felixstowe’s shingle seafront . . . does a spot of beachcombing

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Three men and their boats

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
A gentle sail on a summer’s day on the Orwell

If you’re sailing the Suffolk coast this summer you’ll need the East Coast Pilot by your side – it’s been the roadmap of these watery parts for a decade. Author Garth Cooper, and fellow sailing enthusiasts Dick Holness and Colin Jarman travelled thousands of miles on land and sea to produce the latest edition

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