Sunshine and Showers

Sunshine and Showers

max temp: 15°C

min temp: 8°C


BBC presenter and conservationist Saba Douglas-Hamilton to bring A Life with Elephants show to Ipswich

PUBLISHED: 15:41 09 October 2017 | UPDATED: 15:41 09 October 2017

Saba Douglas-Hamilton will bring her show, A Life with Elephants, to Ipswich in November.

Saba Douglas-Hamilton will bring her show, A Life with Elephants, to Ipswich in November.

A renowned elephant conservationist and wildlife TV presenter is coming to Ipswich to entertain an audience with her wild tales.

Saba Douglas-Hamilton, known to millions for This Wild Life and Big Cat Diaries series, will bring her two-hour show, A Life with Elephants, to the Corn Exchange on Tuesday, November 21.

She was born in the Great Rift Valley in Kenya and met her first wild elephant when she was just six weeks old. It was one of 400 living in the Lake Manyara National Park in Tanzania that her father, Iain Douglas-Hamilton, was studying.

In 1997 she joined his charity, Save The Elephants, and while working in the Samburu National Reserve was talent-spotted by the BBC, launching her career as a TV presenter and producer of wildlife documentaries.

The show starts at 7.30pm and includes a 20-minute interval Q&A session.

Visit for tickets.

A climber from Ipswich has helped the first British blind man to reach the summit of Europe’s highest mountain.

Do you recognise these overnight intruders at the Ipswich Food Centre in Chevallier Street, Ipswich?

A national charity is calling for greater awareness of blindness in East Anglia.

David Kindred takes a look back at Ipswich Cox Lane and The Convent of Jesus and Mary in Woodbridge Road. Does this article bring back memories for you?

The Suffolk Show is happening today at Trinity Park in Ipswich, offering 5,000 young people the chance to find out more about the apprenticeships, courses and career pathways on offer in the county.

House prices in Suffolk crept up by 0.4% in August, contributing to a 3.6% rise over the last 12 months.

Rail services on Greater Anglia have effectively received an £80m subsidy over the last year - from Dutch taxpayers.

The body of a dog is being recovered from the A12 near Capel St Mary this morning after it ended up on the road.

Suffolk has risen 40 places in national league tables for students in the county achieving the standard GCSE pass in English and maths, provisional figures have revealed.

More than 2,500 new starters have been posing for pictures with their teacher and class mates - make sure you grab a copy of the paper to take a look.

Most read

Show Job Lists

Topic pages

Newsletter Sign Up

Ipswich Star daily newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

MyDate24 MyPhotos24