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Famous musician joins Smile Festival in Sudbury in memory of Arran Tosh

A well-renowned singer-songwriter has said he is honoured to play a part in an upcoming Sudbury music festival in memory of Arran Tosh, the teenager who died from a brain tumour.

Cavendish village
Cavendish Open Gardens
20 gardens open and proceeds divided between St Nicholas Hospice Care and Cavendish Community Council.
Paul and Sue Ricketts
Picture Mark Westley

PICTURES: Cavendish Open Gardens showcase is a scorcher

The shade of trees and woody garden plots were sought after in Cavendish last weekend as its open gardens event proved a scorcher.

Kenneth Grahames Wind in the Willows

Wind in the Willows Pakenham for open air show

Following a hugely successful tour of Alice in Wonderland the Immersion Theatre Company will be performing the family classic Wind in the Willows at St Mary’s Church in Pakenham on July 8.

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The British Symphony Orchestra will be performing ABBA and Elvis in Haughley Park in July

Orchestra to revive music of icons at Haughley

Elvis and ABBA are being taken on by the British Symphony Orchestra in two concerts at Haughley Park next month.

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Alice in Wonderland at the theatre Royal in Bury St Edmunds

REVIEW- Alice in Wonderland at the Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds

Having never seen a ballet before I didn’t know what to expect and with it portraying Alice in Wonderland anything was possible.

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Suffolk MPs celebrate the first ever Suffolk Day at the 2017 State Opening of Parliament.

Communities across the county mark first ever Suffolk Day

Communities all across the county joined together for the first Suffolk Day this week, to recognise all that is great about the region.

Clare's 'Party in the Park 2017' will be on July 1

Party in the Park 2017 at Clare Castle Country Park

Clare’s ‘Party in the Park’ is on July 1 and promises to be bigger and better than ever.

Chelsworth open gardens

l-r: Cliff Marin, Joy Martin, John Maisey, Pat Maisey

Chelsworth Open Gardens event approaching 50th anniversary

A Suffolk village first, which has spawned a nationwide enthusiasm, is celebrating its 50th anniversary later this month.

Works are taking place to renovate the giant clocks at the top of St Peter's Church in Sudbury.

PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Sudbury town centre clocks restored to former glory

A major restoration project several years in the making at St Peter’s in Sudbury finally concluded this week with the final work on its clocks.

Sudbury Carnival Queen's Court 2017

A court fit for a carnival queen

The queen’s court for the 2017 Sudbury Carnival has been announced – and, for the first time, will feature two princes.

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Craft fair in Melford

We are Handmade, a popular craft fair, returns to The Old School in Long Melford, on Saturday, June 17, from 10am to 4pm.

Wildlife art sketch by Sian Hughes, whose work will be exhibited at the Sudbury Art and Framing Centre in September.

Former Sudbury student set for first solo art exhibition

A former sixth-form fine arts student at Ormiston Sudbury Academy will take a major step forward in her burgeoning art career with her first solo exhibition in the town later this year.

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Trailblazer to give talk on new book

Britain’s first female firefighter, Josephine Reynolds, is visiting Sudbury and Clare libraries to share her story.

The Taste of Sudbury Food and Drink Festival

This year’s Taste of Sudbury food and drink festival will be best ever, says organiser

Organisers of this year’s Taste of Sudbury are promising Sunday’s event will be better than ever.

Major Iain grahame, owner of Daws Hall Nature Reserve, has some upcoming open days. He has 'one of the country's biggest selections of roses' 

Pictured: Major Iain Grahame with the rose 'Rambling Rector' (c.1820)

PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Smell the roses at Daws Hall open day

One of the largest collections of old-fashioned roses can be seen at Daws Hall in Lamarsh this month.

Milford Crank Up

Pictured: Organisers Paul Watson and Emma Cranfield along with her parents Sharon and Adrian Cranfield and his 1961 Zephyr Mark II

Melford Crank-Up on course to double in size at new venue

The second annual Melford Crank-Up is set to expand to more than double the size of last year’s event – but organisers are determined to keep it as an inclusive family day.

Melford Hall, Long Melford, Sudbury
Leestock organisers
Pictures Mark Westley

Record breaking weekend for LeeStock music festival

It was a record breaking weekend for LeeStock as the event sold out for the first time.

Quay Theatre, Sudbury

Sudbury cinema day and food offer

Sudbury Cinema For Just One Day returns to the Quay Theatre on Saturday.

Abbie Tosh is organising a music festival in memory of her brother Arran Tosh who died from a brain tumour in 2014.  Pictured: Graham Naylor and Nigel Booth EPSL with Abbie Tosh.   PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Sudbury music festival will pay tribute to Arran Tosh

A music festival is to be held in Sudbury in memory of Arran Tosh, the teenager who died days after being diagnosed with a brain tumour.


Lavenham set for orienteering day

The Lavenham Woodland Project hopes to embed Dyehousefield Wood as part of the local community with the launch of a new orienteering course next month.

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