Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 10°C

min temp: 4°C

Search

Gallery: Music, dance and demonstrations at family festival aimed at questioning how children are growing up in the 21st century

17:26 06 April 2014

Fantastic Family Festival  at Wantisden Valley

Fantastic Family Festival at Wantisden Valley

Scores of families enjoyed a day filled with music, dance, demonstrations and workshop yesterday, at an event looking at how children growing up in the 21st century are raised.

shares

The Fantastic Family Festival at Wantisden Hall also included nature walks and arts and crafts.

About 100 families turned out to support the event, which was organised by 21st Century Child,

Mia Philips, of the organisation, said: “It was great, it was a fantastic festival and there was a great response.

“Everyone that I have spoken to has said it has been amazing.

“The idea behind this is to start a debate about what children of the 21st century really need.”

This was the first 21st Century Child event and it also raising money for local and national charities.

shares

0 comments

Trains between the region and Liverpool Street were delayed.

Rail passengers in the region suffered delays on Saturday morning after a freight train broke down on the main line between Needham Market and Stowmarket.

The Orwell Bridge.

Police were called to the Orwell Bridge after concerns were raised over a man’s welfare on Friday afternoon.

The 

Woodbridge Marina Tide Mill, the area in which Suffolk Secrets is based. Picture: Mike Page.

A suspicious fire at a holiday cottage lettings agency in Woodbridge on Friday night is being investigated.

A body has been found in a flat in The Street in Bramford.

A man found dead in his flat after failing to turn up for work has been named locally.

Joe Stilgoe, headlining this year's Ipswich School Festival of Music. Photo: Prasanna Puwanarajah

Hailed Britain’s very own Harry Connick Jr, Joe Stilgoe makes a welcome return to the Ipswich School Festival of Music this year.

Medieval Mayhem at Framlingham Castle. Photo: Nigel Wallace-Iles

From medieval mayhem and country shows to classic vehicles and hip hop, there’s lots to enjoy this long weekend. F

There were 7,365 admissions to Suffolks two main hospitals in 2014/15 where obesity was the main reason for a person being admitted or was a secondary factor. Photo: PA.

Obesity levels are worse in Suffolk than every London borough, a new report revealing the growing challenges facing the county’s health chiefs has shown.

James Fairweather has been found guilty of murdering Nahid Almanea and James Attfield

The Colchester teenager convicted of murdering James Attfield and Nahid Almanea in Colchester in 2014 must serve a minimum of 27 years in jail.

Henry Dunham and Sam Crimp visit Ipswich Town Football Club meet with the squad ahead of the pair's fundraising trek to Kathmandu in a few week's time, which will raise funds for charity in memory of Henry's sister Annie Hughes.

Two fundraisers from Suffolk have met with the Ipswich Town squad – after a chance encounter with a good friend of club boss Mick McCarthy.

Stock image.

Emergency services were called to a two-vehicle crash in a village on the Suffolk/Essex border on Friday.

Most read

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Topic pages

Streetlife

Newsletter Sign Up

Great British Life

Great British Life
MyDate24 MyPhotos24