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Adam Green, appearing at Latitude this year

This year’s Latitude film and music arena line-up has been announced, featuring documentaries, discussions and first-see film screenings.

Watch the new equestrian challenge

There are just days to go until the gates open for the 2016 Suffolk Show, and with an action packed programme set to please visitors, organisers have shared their top 10 new things to enjoy at this year’s show:

Red Rose Chain, A Midsummer Night's Dream in 2010

There’ll be no time to sleep, never mind perchance to dream for those taking part in Red Rose Chain’s 25-hour Shakespeareathon.

The Essex Dog Display Team, pictured at a previous Framlingham Gala, will be returning this year

A centuries old Suffolk celebration will be looking back to “the good old days” when it returns this bank holiday weekend.

Woodbridge DJ Marco Spina.

A Suffolk town hosts a music festival across four venues this weekend.

Ipswich Town have signed up for the 'Pigs Gone Wild' event. Lee Hyde (left), Neil Hawes and Rosie Richardson are pictured with the pig.

With a bolt through his neck, a ripped black suit and a green tinge to his skin, Frankenswine looks just like the fictional character that inspired his design.

The Suffolk Show 2015 - 
The grand parade.

The Suffolk Show has been a regular fixture on the calendars of generations of families and as this year’s event approaches, we thought we would test your knowledge of shows past and present.

The Deben Collective, playing a pop-up performance in Pettaugh ahead of this year's PettaFiesta festival.

The Deben Collective will be calling on Pettaugh phone-box on bank holiday Monday for a pop-up performance announcing this year’s PettaFiesta line-up.

Cellists Jonathan Evans, Katherine Joyson and Nick Parry rehearse at Browsers Bookshop in Woodbridge ahead of the appearance of author Veronica Henry with her new book, How to Find Love in a Bookshop.

A romantic novelist will bring the setting of her latest book to life when she visits a Suffolk town next month.

Sir Trevor Nunn with members of the New Wolsey's Young Company

An opportunity has arisen for young actors to appear in Sir Trevor Nunn’s A Mid-Summer Night’s Dream at the New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich.

Steam Punk Pig - Birketts entry for Pigs Gone Wild

Staff at Ipswich-based law firm Birketts are welcoming a new member to the team ahead of the Pigs Gone Wild art trail - Steam Punk Pig.

Adam Ant on stage in the Word Arena at the Latitude Festival in 2011. Photograph: Simon Parker

I’m not an avid Adam Ant fan, so when I headed to his Kings of the Wild Frontier concert at the Ipswich Regent tonight I wasn’t sure what to expect.

Lois Cordelia painting Pig-Geswyk for the Pigs Gone Wild art trail.

Hundreds people visited an artist as she decorated a pig sculpture with Ipswich’s best known landmarks.

Felixstowe Musical Theatre rehearse for this week's variety show

Felixstowe Musical Theatre turn 50 this year and invite you to join in the celebrations.

Adam Ant

Have you got tickets to see Adam Ant live in Ipswich tonight?

Some 14 years have passed since Jimmys Farm sprung to life. I spoke to farmer and TV star Jimmy Doherty about the highs, the lows and the importance of educating future generations about the food they eat. Photo: Lucy Taylor

Some 14 years have passed since Jimmy’s Farm sprung to life. Wayne Savage talks to the farmer and TV star about the highs, the lows and the importance of educating future generations about the food they eat.

Children from Springfield Infants school, Ipswich take part in the St Elizabeth Pigs gone wilds event by painting four mini pigs.

The pigs have been let loose and it is your job to hunt them out - and take as many selfies as possible.

Josh Lock at the first-ever Ipswich Weekender.

Internationally acclaimed DJs and live acts have drawn large crowds of music fans during a new music and arts festival for Ipswich over the weekend.

A large crowd watching the Royal Signals Motorcycle Display Team, The White Helmets at the Hadleigh Show.

A rich display of agricultural heritage was once again on display as the Hadleigh Show returned for its 177th edition.

Twelve community groups have been chosen to recreate John Constable's Wivenhoe Park to mark its 200th anniversary.

Twelve community groups who will each recreate a section of a John Constable masterpiece to mark its 200th anniversary have been unveiled.

Roy Ayres

Soul jazz legend Roy Ayers took to the stage at Ipswich’s Corn Exchange on Saturday for an evening of funky riffs and good vibes.

Russell Watson performing at the Regent Theatre in 2011. Pictured by Jen O'Neill

Russell Watson has cancelled his appearance in Ipswich on Tuesday due to illness.

Pop into the tea tent and say happy birthday to her majesty

Our tea marquee is making a welcome return to Trinity Park on June 1 and 2 for the Suffolk Show 2016.

Nicholas Pandolfi, returning to Town 102 on Monday

Nicholas Pandolfi returns to the airwaves from Monday. He tells entertainment writer Wayne Savage why, sheds light on his BBC Radio Suffolk exit and why “local” matters.

Killer Queen performing at the Ipswich Regent

While many are celebrating the Queen’s 90th birthday this year, I joined many others in marking 45 years of a different Queen – the one that brought us Bohemian Rhapsody and countless other rock hits.

Nigel Kennedy - Bury St Edmunds Festival 2016

The Bury St Edmunds Festival got off to a flying start last night as violin virtuoso Nigel Kennedy wowed The Apex.

Oddsocks Productions stage Macbeth

From Shakespeare for kids and fun for your four-legged friend to the Hadleigh Show and the best dance music from around the world, there’s plenty to see and do. For more days out ideas and entertainment news, follow @WhatsonWayne on Twitter and don’t miss your packed Event guide in the paper every Friday.

Sally Morgan

Rapidly becoming our annual date, my (eldest) teenage daughter and I were looking forward to our return visit to see Sally - and yet again, we were not disappointed.

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