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Six things happening in Suffolk and north Essex this weekend

PUBLISHED: 09:36 17 January 2018 | UPDATED: 09:36 17 January 2018

Your weekend plans are sorted. Picture: SU ANDERSON

Your weekend plans are sorted. Picture: SU ANDERSON

Do you run out of things to do at the weekend? Check out our guide for inspiration, here is what’s happening on January 20 and 21.

Watch Kerry Devine perform this weekend for free. Picture: CONTRIBUTEDWatch Kerry Devine perform this weekend for free. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

Free gig in Bury St Edmunds

Vinyl Hunter, Bury St Edmunds

January 20

Head down to Vinyl Hunter on Saturday to enjoy a free gig.

Maija Sofia and Kerry Devine are touring to promote their new split 7” single, which will be released on Cambridge-based label Trapped Animal.

Maija Sufia will perform at 12pm and Kerry Devine will perform at 1.45pm.

For more information visit the Facebook page.

Are you a fan of the Carpenters? Picture: CONTRIBUTEDAre you a fan of the Carpenters? Picture: CONTRIBUTED

Carpenters Gold

The Spa Pavilion Theatre, Felixstowe

January 20

International & West End vocalist Vikki Holland-Bowyer and vocalist Greg Stevenson play Karen and Richard Carpenter to recreate the much loved Carpenters duo.

During the show you will hear Goodbye to Love, Solitaire, We’ve Only Just Begun, Top of the World, Yesterday Once More, Superstar.

The show is created and produced by London West End Director of Abba Mania, 80’s Mania & The Abba reunion Tour.

For more details visit the website.

Watch Maldon's Peter Pan Pantomime this Saturday. Picture: DISNEYWatch Maldon's Peter Pan Pantomime this Saturday. Picture: DISNEY

Peter Pan Pantomime

The Maldon Town Hall, Maldon

January 20

Gather the family and head to The Maldon Town Hall this weekend.

Watch the much loved story of Peter Pan come to life.

Get ready to clap, sing, laugh, boo the baddies, and cheer the heroes.

For more information visit the website.

See how well you do at the Colchester Park Run. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNSee how well you do at the Colchester Park Run. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Colchester Park Run

Colchester

January 20 other dates available

Take part in a 5k timed run, for fun or as part of a training plan.

Enjoy the picturesque park while staying active and getting fit.

The event is open for everyone of all abilities and best of all it is free to take part.

To find out more go to the website.

Thomas Wolsey statue in St Nicholas Street. Picture: GREGG BROWNThomas Wolsey statue in St Nicholas Street. Picture: GREGG BROWN

Thomas Wolsey: Ipswich’s Greatest Son

Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich

January 20 and 21

Enjoy a free exhibition at Ipswich’s Christchurch Mansion.

Learn more about what Thomas Wolsey did around Ipswich and England and hear about his relationship with Henry VIII.

This exhibition brings together objects not seen together before outside of London.

For more information call 01473 433554.

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Film Quiz Night

The Hunter Club, Bury St Edmunds

January 21

If you like a quiz night this is perfect for you.

Head down to The Hunter Club with or without a team and test your knowledge.

There will be film related questions and an audio visual round.

For the full details visit the Facebook page.

Millions of pounds of cutbacks for council services in Suffolk next year have been revealed – with homes facing further council tax rises for the next three years.

Suffolk police is seeking an ‘inspirational’ replacement for its outgoing chief constable.

An academy trust which has come under fire from concerned parents is to relinquish control of two Felixstowe schools amid government pressure.

A man has died following a road traffic collision on the A12 near Darsham.

Delays and cancellations are expected from London Liverpool Street services to East Anglia after a points failure.

A holiday lodge park in Suffolk which opened last year has won a diamond award for its exceptional quality and outstanding customer service.

Ipswich residents are being urged to be vigilant following a distraction burglary in which a purse was stolen from an elderly couple.

Warnings of a deluge of snow in the next two weeks are not to be believed, a weather forecaster has warned.

Suffolk police are appealing for witnesses after an assault left a man with a broken jaw.

MPs from across Suffolk and north Essex were still waiting to hear details of the Prime Minister’s Brexit deal for most of Wednesday – but the area’s only Labour MP warned there was “zero chance” of the agreement getting support from the House of Commons.

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