Search

Tell us about your event

Log in

You must log in to view this page. Please enter your email address and password, or use one of our partners to login

Archant Community Media Limited will only use your data for the purpose of the services you are signing up to and the marketing consent you’ve given using the check boxes. We do not share you data with third parties unless you have given us consent to do so. Your data will be used in accordance with our privacy policy which can be found here. You can remove your permission for our use of your data at any time by emailing dpo@archant.co.uk or remove marketing permission by clicking on the unsubscribe link(s) in our communications.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Ipswich Star account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

What's on

Sunday, August 2, 2020

As One Direction celebrate their tenth anniversary, we take a look at the rise of the boy band and ask the question: ‘Who was the very first boy band?’ the one that everyone else copied?

East Anglia has an amazing artistic heritage. As well as all the sculptors, painters, print-makers and more who have been born here or made their homes here, many more have been inspired by holidays on the Norfolk or Suffolk coast.

Drive-in movies have been a ‘thing’ for several years but this summer they are suddenly ‘the thing’ as we all seek out safe forms of entertainment to enjoy while socially distancing.

Live music is returning to the Snape Maltings Concert Hall from the first weekend in August.

While other cinemas are just starting to re-open this weekend, Abbeygate Cinema, in Bury St Edmunds, is seizing the opportunity to open a brand new auditorium, bringing the Hatter Street venue up to three screens.

Blockbuster entertainment is returning to Ipswich Cineworld from this weekend.

Suffolk superstar Ed Sheeran has opened up about his troubled history with food, alcohol and his “very addictive personality”.

Talented comedy magician Robbie James is celebrating after beating more than 5,000 contenders to be named as East of England Best Entertainer of the Year.

Museums, heritage attractions and theme parks have reopened to the public following the pandemic - but many require you to book in advance. See our guide to what’s open in Suffolk and Essex, what restrictions are in place and how you book your place.

Piano boogie maestro Jools Holland has announced the postponement of his 2020 autumn tour which was to have included the Ipswich Regent.

What are your memories of London 2012? Amazingly, it’s now eight years since the Games which caught the nation’s heart.

The New Wolsey Theatre, currently closed because of the Coronavirus restrictions, has turned its creative talents from producing work for the stage to coming up with its own lockdown short movie.

Up to 3.7 million over-75s will be asked to pay the BBC’s TV licence fee as across-the-board free licences are scrapped - do you qualify for a free licence?

Craft-making has really taken off during lockdown, building on an increasing popularity in recent years. Hobbyists can gain inspiration from visiting Suffolk Craft Society’s 50th anniversary show online or by talking to makers at a series of pop-up events in Aldeburgh during August

East Anglia will relive its associations with Charles Dickens and the recent film version of The Personal History of David Copperfield when two of the principal filming locations team up for a watch-along event.

An online music festival is being held in aid of people living with autism and ADHD, with an even bigger line-up.

Andrew Marsh of Dial Lane Books has teamed up with local author Vibeke Flatman to show appreciation for the town’s NHS and essential workers with a book giveaway

Temperatures are set to rise again in coming days, just as children in Suffolk break up from school - or close the books on home learning - and embark on a six-week break.

Children splashed about in the water play areas at two Ipswich parks this weekend as they reopened for the first time this year,

School summer holidays are here for some while others break up next week - but what are the options for family days out to allow youngsters, who have already been stuck at home for months now, to let off steam?

Singer-songwriter Lewis Capaldi and indie-pop band Bastille have been announced as headliners for Latitude Festival 2021.

The X-Men movies are 20 years old. But, before Halle Berry conjured up her first storm or Hugh Jackman’s blades sliced through his knuckles, cinema had fallen out of love with costumed comic book characters. But, once the X-Men arrived, blockbusters changed forever.

Singer-songwriter Lewis Capaldi and indie-pop band Bastille have been announced as headliners for Latitude Festival 2021.

Red Rose Chain’s Theatre in the Forest is not letting lockdown stand in the way of their annual Shakespeare celebration. They are creating a new production of Twelfth Night which will be premiered online.

Live entertainment looks to be heading back to the region this summer, with the organisers of Red Rooster Festival confirming they will be staging a socially distanced event this September.

There’s nothing quite like a night out at the movies, enjoying some big screen action and adventure or perhaps a laugh or two with a timeless comedy, and that experience is made even more enjoyable by the event taking place under a brilliant star-filled sky.

Latitude Festival is set to return bigger and better in 2021, after it was cancelled due to coronavirus this summer, and the date has now been revealed.

Suffolk’s official film office has launched a new database of local TV and film professionals to help kickstart the industry following the coronavirus lockdown.

Most read

Topic pages

MyDate24 MyPhotos24