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National Dog Day is coming up on bank holiday Monday, August 26. East Anglia is full of wonderful places to take your best friend for an outing. Here are 21 great spots to explore.

Ever watched a time travelling episode of Doctor Who or one of Hollywood's historical epics and caught yourself thinking: "Wouldn't it have been great to see Boudica sack Colchester or witnessed a battle in medieval England?" then this weekend could provide you with the next best thing as Colchester Castle finds itself under seige as it stages two days of blood and mayhem as Roman, Viking and Medieval invaders look to storm the battlements.

Spectacular thrills are in store as Clacton Airshow returns this week. Here's your guide to one of East Anglia's biggest summer events.

Thousands of fans with tickets to the Ed Sheeran concerts at Chantry Park over the Bank Holiday weekend are wondering what the weather has in store for them.

Channel 5's Big Week at the Zoo returns to screens this week, featuring some of Colchester Zoo's newest arrivals.

There were big smiles and no long faces at the annual Family Horse and Dog Show in Suffolk.

There are an amazing range of statues across the region, Here are 25 of the most iconic - which is your favourite?

It may be only £1 but each and every donation offered up for a copy of the Elmer's Big Parade Suffolk map adds up - as the team behind the successful art trail have been discovering this week.

Aldeburgh's traditonal seaside carnival continues to thrive as town comes together to enjoy three days of summer festivities

Historic ships and vessels are lining up to take part in Ipswich Maritime Festival, one of Suffolk's biggest free summer events.

From a cinema with personality to the legendary 'eat your fish and chips by the sea' experience, it's surely got the lot

If you feel that summer is going iffy on us - that the nights are drawing in too fast - here's the perfect antidote to a premature sense of resignation

Three super-cute rare tiger cubs have now been named, following a vote by visitors to Colchester Zoo.

Zookeepers have shared adorable pictures of two rare red panda cubs which are currently safely hidden away from visitors.

Were you celebrating news of Ipswich Town's winning start to the season at Yates on Saturday night?

Later this month children in Ipswich can enjoy a very special story telling event at the Stella the Storyteller Elmer outside Crown House.

This weekend petrol-heads young and old will head to Trinity Park for Festival of Wheels 2019, the weekend's highlights will include monster trucks and massive motor displays.

We're now a week into the summer holidays - and, if you've already forked out for pricier attractions, you may now be looking for entertainment that is cheaper. While admission for most of these is free or low-cost, there may be charges for parking or extra activities.

The Festival of Wheels, one of the largest motor events is returning to the Trinity Park showground in Ipswich. Here's what to expect from this year's packed programme

This month there have been some great pictures taken at Isaacs on the Quay - from ladies enjoying hen parties to groups of friends cooling down after the hot weather we have been having.

Kentwell Hall is offering visitors to the chance to step back in history with their Hall in War and Peace weekend. Here's a run down on what's on offer

Zookeepers are asking for visitors help in naming the adorable new trio at Colchester Zoo.

Helmingham Hall hosts a classic car to raise money for EACH, the children's hopsice, this year it has added a vintage fashion event to the fun

Thousands lined the streets of Felixstowe for the town's biggest event of the year.

Have you started your Elmer sticker collection yet? If not, there's still plenty of time to join in the fun.

Race-goers are being encouraged to don their flat caps and feather headdresses and enjoy the first-ever Peaky Blinders Official Raceday at Newmarket's July Course.

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