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Some of the most talented photographers in the region will be exhibiting their work next month at Wingfield Barns.

A Suffolk author has released his second book set on the county’s coast.

Porn is suddenly a talking point once again after the UK government announced that a UK-wide porn ban will be introduced in July. Arts editor Andrew Clarke offers a personal view about the uncertainties and shortcomings of the proposed ban and how it will affect the art world

A Colchester artist will be creating a pair of elephant figures for Elmer’s Big Parade, three years after his late wife designed the much-loved Ipswich Hedgepig for Pigs Gone Wild.

Fans of the beloved children’s book Elmer stomped their way into an Ipswich library to celebrate their own unique qualities and appearances.

An anti-trafficking campaigner who spent years helping families in refugee camps before writing a book which scooped this year’s Waterstones Children’s Book Prize is coming to Ipswich.

Children will have the chance to enjoy crafts and storytelling at Bury St Edmunds Guildhall as a local author reads her tales of King Edmund.

Rising Suffolk artist Danielle Taylor has taken a deep breath and has begun preparations to her first solo show at Aldeburgh’s Garage Galley during Easter.

A book which casts new light on the story of a female pharoah who rose to power in ancient Egypt has been published by a former Bury St Edmunds woman.

Are you ready for Elmer? The loveable elephants will bring a splash of colour to Ipswich this summer but when and where will you find the painted sculptures?

A music teacher was invited onto the popular BBC Graham Norton Show to show off the results of her quirky hobby - knitting dolls of the rich and famous.

Author’s latest book is set on Felixstowe Road.

World-famous author Ian McEwan is one of a host of big names who will appear at this year’s Lavenham Literary Festival.

Prize-winning novellist and author of the Whitbread-shortlisted novel and Oscar-nominated film, ‘Chocolat’, Joanne Harris will be introducing her latest book ‘The Strawberry Thief’ at Woodbridge Library on Friday April 5.

A new Ipswich art exhibition throws an artistic spotlight on the growing trend of adopting a plant based lifestyle.

Two artists who have designed weather-related Elmer sculptures for the Ipswich trail this summer want to brighten your day by showing you a sneak peek of their work.

Food writer Sue Quinn will be visiting Woodbridge this month to celebrate her new book, Cocoa.

Did your favourite make the top 10? Nicola Warren finds her most-loved bedtime story much further down the list.

Young people have been trying yoga inspired by an unlikely subject – a world-famous sculpture currently on display in Christchurch Mansion.

Leading Polish painter Professor Maciej Swieszewski is exhibiting his work at the Waterfront Gallery in Ipswich.

An artist from Alpheton has sent in his remarkable painting of a Suffolk scene near Hawkedon.

Elmer the elephant paid a visit to an Ipswich barbers before their unique sculpture arrives.

Ipswich has an artistic tradition that goes back hundreds of years, right through to the present day.

As part of Ipswich’s Kiss & Tell exhibition and events programme, a Rodin Study Day is taking place at the University of Suffolk on Saturday March 2.

Four art students have collaborated in their penultimate exhibition, bringing together moving imagery, installation pieces and live performance.

The chance for students to work with an artist to make bronze sculptures inspired by their favourite books will be one of those memories that will “be with them forever”.

A nine-month art project which was inspired by the childhood memories of residents at a Mildenhall care home was unveiled last week.

They are the faces of some of the most pioneering women of the 21st century.

A short film created by a group of artists and musicians from Ipswich has been selected for screening at its 15th international film festival as it continues to touch people’s hearts around the globe.

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