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The vintage tractor run arrives at the Vintage and Modern Tractor Fair held at Suffolk Food Hall.

Landy lovers and tractor nuts descended on one of Suffolk’s 
top farm shop venues for a celebration of agricultural vehicles this weekend.

A E Housman

The media’s been on for weeks about the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ Revolver album. Lovely album it is and I expect that it’s inspired many trainspotterly conversations in bars and on internet forums. Men will be discussing types of guitars, the Beatles’ recording techniques, who played what on where and so forth. Will any women be involved? Probably not.

Stephen Bourne with the cast of The Poor Soldier

The chairman of Bury St Edmunds’ Theatre Royal has stepped down following the conclusion of his four-year tenure.

Ed Sheeran on the Main Stage at the Isle of Wight Festival. Photo credit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Songs by Suffolk superstar Ed Sheeran have proved the most popular among airport passengers after being included on a playlist designed to provide a “positive distraction” through security search areas.

Dog-friiendly days out

Looking for a family day out for you and your four-legged friends? See our list of ten top dog-friendly days out in Suffolk.

White Noise

Noise of Art’s Woodbridge Art and Music Event returns this weekend. Event takes a look at what’s in store, including a new strand inspired by the town’s very own Brian Eno.

Neil Farrow, organiser of the Ipswich Gin Festival

Ipswich is set to get its own gin festival next year, with dozens of food and drink companies set to get on board.

The Great British Bake Off is back. 



(L-R) Back row: Candice, Kate, Benjamina, Paul Hollywood, Mary Berry, Michael, Lee & Louise. Front row: Andrew, Tom, Val, Selasi, Jane & Rav

  - (C) Love Productions - Photographer: Mark Bourdillon

As far as amateur BBC baking shows go, there really is (literally) only one option – and it returned to our TV screens last night.

John Elwes lived a frugal life at Stoke College, eating stale bread and mouldy meat

John Elwes went to bed when it grew dark so he didn’t have to pay for candles, and ate little more than stale bread and mouldy meat

Amelia Felgate, five, with Sparkle - her very own Pigs Gone Wild creation

Her older siblings have been proudly showing off the junior pigs they and their classmates designed and painted during the summer term.

The winner of the Get Caught Reading competition was Amanda Williams who sent in a photo of her daughters Cahir and Eira sitting in lockers at Haverhill swimming pool.

Dozens of creative entries have been submitted into the Suffolk Libraries Get Caught Reading and Bookface competitions as a means to inspire readers.

Manningtree band Superglu

A band from north Essex will be headlining at stage at one of Britain’s biggest music festivals this weekend.

What can you do with the kids in the last few days of the summer holidays?

There is just over one week left of the summer holidays but there is plenty still to do before the schools open their doors for a new term.

Pigs Gone Wild tour led by Town 102's Wayne Bavin

Eager pig spotters were treated to a walk with a difference in Ipswich as a special guest joined the Pigs Gone Wild fun.

Comedian Masai Graham, from West Bromwich, who has scooped the 'Dave's Funniest Joke of The Fringe' Award at the 2016 Edinburgh Festival

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe draws to a close this weekend after a three-week run of comedy, arts and entertainment.

Nigel Havers

Star of stage and screen Nigel Havers thas spoken of his love for Suffolk as he prepared for his latest show at the Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds

Maggi Hambling, pictured beside her Scallop sculpture on Aldeburgh beach.

An exhibition by Suffolk artist Maggi Hambling goes on show at the British Museum next month, focussing on her drawings, including several exclusive works.

Familes enjoyed a medieval archery workshop in Christchurch Park on Thursday 18th August.
Owen Free and Mark Bloom.

Ipswich youngsters enjoyed a packed day of authentic medieval archery in Christchurch Park yesterday.

FolkEast patrons The Young 'Uns

FolkEast returns for a fifth year. Entertainment writer Wayne Savage looks at what’s in store for visitors while festival co-founder Becky Marshall-Potter gives her top picks.

Actors featuring in the Eat Your Principles film, Olivia Wilkes and Oliver Goble.

A Suffolk film-maker has been “overwhelmed” by the response to his latest project after being inundated with offers of support.

Boxtree Productions' Scarlett Pimpernel at Hedingham Castle

They seek him here, they seek him there; but if you want to find The Scarlet Pimpernel he’s coming to Hedingham Castle.

Dance East backing the Saints Beer Festival

Independent businesses in Ipswich are backing the new Saints Beer festival that launches tomorrow, which is helping boost trade for small firms.

Co-owners and curators of The Freudian Sheep, Ian Moss and Eleanor May. Photo: Lucy Taylor

Ipswich contemporary art gallery The Freudian Sheep may be closing its doors, but it will live on; just in different clothing say co-owners Ian Moss and Eleanor May.

Crowds at Aldeburgh Carnival.

Organisers of a seaside carnival say the weekend’s warm up events for today’s grand finale have proved particularly popular with the crowds.

Behind the scenes of Red Rose Chain's The Tempest. Photos: Wayne Savage

Ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes of Red Rose Chain’s Theatre in the Forest? Entertainment writer Wayne Savage decided to find out.

Comic Joe Pasquale chats

Saturday, August 13, 2016
Joe Pasquale, heading to the Felixstowe Spa Pavilion

Expect guest appearances from Spiderman, Velma from Scooby Doo and maybe a few dinosaurs, particularly a velociraptor named Vince when Joe Pasquale’s new tour One Man And His Bog comes to town.

Festive floater: The award winning Anchor Smokehouse in Lowestoft. Gemma Raven

The Suffolk Coast is best known for its miles of glorious beaches, quaint countryside villages, and coastal heathland, but that’s not to say we don’t have our fair share of fabulous shopping areas too.

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