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Theatre and art organisations in Ipswich are celebrating the 'huge positive impact' culture has made in the town as figures reveal they delivered more than 5,000 performances and exhibitions over two years.

On Saturday, families in Ipswich got to meet up with historical figures, as living statues entertained crowds on the Cornhill.

A new business owner is bucking the trend of closures in the town to sell unique books and plants

The Suffolk home of a celebrated English artist has attracted interest from four prospective buyers who turned out to be painters - despite not knowing it was once his home.

The Ed Sheeran: Made in Suffolk exhibition has become a source of inspiration for 25 promising young artists at a community workshop led by Ed's portrait painter Colin Davidson.

Nature creates some startling images when viewed in close up. We take a look at a new exhibition which marries scientific illustration with an artist's eye

An oil painting by renowned Suffolk landscape artist Thomas Gainsborough could leave Britain unless a UK buyer comes forward for the £8 million work.

The works of renowned Suffolk artist Thomas Gainsborough have gone on show in Russia for the first time.

Sudbury's Mill Tye gallery is to stage its first exhibition of work by an internationally exhibited young artist based in the town.

Suffolk ingredients are given a gallic twist in a new cookery book charting one man's culinary journey.

The Anna Airy exhibition, staged by the Ipswich Art Society, and held at the University of Suffolk, is one of the highlights of the cultural calendar. It's a waterfront showcase for bright young talent

Flipside festival is more than a literary event, it's a place to explore ideas, enjoy experiences and swap stories. This weekend it's settling into its new home

The creation of bronze sculpture, Man of Stones, has been captured in a new immersive film-experience by photographer Bill Jackson. The work is being screened at this weekend's Flipside festival

Craftmakers often provide some of the most imaginative and unique Christmas presents you can receive. Blackthorpe Barn once again unveils some of the best showcases for elegant, handmade functional art

Gainsborough's House, the birthplace of iconic artist Thomas Gainsborough, has been awarded £100,000 by Arts Council England to transform its renowned print workshop.

A teenager's artwork inspired by her mental health journey has been sold at an auction to raise cash for support for young people.

Thousands of terracotta figures are coming to an art gallery in Colchester as Antony Gormley's Turner Prize-winning installation comes to Firstsite.

Ghostland, by Edward Parnell, explores the haunts of ghouls in literature and film, the natural and unnatural world, and the horror of his own family history.

A cameraman for the BBC has written a book about his time living in Antarctica filming wildlife for the David Attenborough series Dynasties

A previously unknown work by renowned Suffolk artist Sir Cedric Morris is set to be auctioned for up to £50,000.

From a list of 90 entrants, a shortlist of three books in six categories has been announced for the East Anglian Book Awards 2019. Who are the contenders for East Anglian Book of the Year 2019?

Literary festival Flipside has new home this year, we browse line-up and see how the event is taking a hard look at what climate change means to Suffolk's heritage coast

Ipswich Waterfront was overrun with fantastic sights and smells as the first-ever ArtEat festival came to the town.

The scaffolding that shrouds the iconic rotunda at National Trust's Ickworth House will provide a canvas for an internationally-renowned artist as part of a £5 million conservation project.

The realities and hardships of farm life just a century ago are being brought to life by a new Suffolk folk fair.

Stunning images of a blue tit have won a photographer from Orford a prestigious British Wildlife Photography Award.

Iconic British designer Vivienne Westwood loves to work in silk and is often inspired by designs from the past. A new exhibition in Sudbury puts Westwood's designs in a suitably historic setting

A new arts festival looks set to make Ipswich Waterfront the community hub of the town.

Art on the Prom returned to Felixstowe this weekend with thousands of people descending on the seafront.

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