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Children take over Gainsborough’s House

Gainsborough’s House museum and art gallery was taken over by children last week as 57 youngsters learnt the skills of Thomas Gainsborough as they created their own masterpieces.

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Michael Portillo

Former MP in one-man show at Cambridge Arts Theatre

Politician, journalist, broadcaster and TV documentary maker, controversial former MP for Kensington and Chelsea, Michael Portillo returns to Cambridge Arts Theatre for one night only on February 25, at 7.45pm.

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Dire Straits tribute, Money for Nothing. Picture by A Williams Photography.

Renowned Dire Straits tribute set for Bury St Edmunds show

Top Dire Straits tribute band, Money For Nothing, appear at The Apex, Bury St Edmunds on Saturday, March 25.

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Newton Faulkner is to perform at LeeStock Music Festival. Picture by Pip for BMG

Newton Faulkner to headline LeeStock Music Festival in Long Melford - Wheatus and Toploader also star

Chart-topping singer/songwriter Newton Faulkner is to headline this year’s LeeStock Music Festival in Long Melford.

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Former GP takes on Society talk

The next Sudbury Society talk will see retired GP Dr Dennis Brogan take on guest speaker duties.

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The Fleece in Boxford is hoping to raise �1,000 for the Motor Neurone Disease Association by holding a Black Tie Fundraising Event

Boxford pub inspired by ‘regular’ to host big fundraiser

A Boxford pub is staging a black tie fundraiser aiming to raise £1,000 for the Motor Neurone Disease Association.

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Simon Pollard, managing director of Miller's Music, in its Cambridge Showroom

21 pianos to go up for grabs after Cambridge concert

King’s College Chapel in Cambridge will host a concert on Tuesday, February 21 in which 21 pianos will be played at the same time - before then being given away.

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Get into your stride with health walks

Volunteers are needed to lead health walks and a training session has been arranged for anyone interested on Tuesday at Great Cornard Sports Centre in Head Lane starting at 10.30am.

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Kirsty Jackson stars in Freefall.

New play highlights life for young carers

Freefall, a play highlighting the issues, trials and difficulties facing young carers on a daily basis, is being staged the John Peel Centre in Stowmarket on February 22.

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Jazz news

JAZZ MATTERS: Weekly jazz round-up for the east (February 17-24)

Chris Ingham previews the best jazz gigs around the region (February 17-24).

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Hysteria. Picture by Sheila Burnett

What happened what Freud met Dali?

Hysteria, an hilarious farce that explores the fallout when Sigmund Freud and Salvador Dali meet, visits the Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds between Tuesday, February 21 and Saturday 25.

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Huckleberyy Harrison

Bury bands keep the crowd happy

Sounds Like the Live Sessions returned to Bury St Edmunds venue the Hunter Club on February 9.

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Henceforward: Picture by Tony Bartholomew/Turnstone Media

Ayckbourn comedy returns to Cambridge

The hilarious words of the renowned playwright Alan Ayckbourn return to Cambridge Arts Theatre from February 22 to 25, in the classic comedy Henceforward…

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The Wisdom Club

New play asks what retirement means in 2017

The Theatre Royal in Bury St Edmunds presents a rehearsed reading of The Wisdom Club, written by local playwright Danusia Iwaszko, at 7.30pm on February 20.

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Alison Balsom. Picture by Jason Joyce.

Classical Brit winner Alison to give Cambridge recital

Three-time winner at the Classical BRITs, Cambridge Corn Exchange artist in residence trumpeter Alison Balsom will perform in recital on Tuesday, February 21 with guest trombonist Becky Smith and pianist Tom Poster.

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Academy of Ancient Music; Photo: Marco Borggreve

Ancient music gets a thrilling new lease of life

One of the world’s first period instrument ensembles, The Academy of Ancient Music, is to play at The Apex in Bury St Edmunds on February 23, at 7.30pm.

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St Peter’s Dog Day in Sudbury

Friends of St Peter’s is holding a Dog Day on Saturday, March 11 from 10am until 3pm.

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Race for Life 2016 in Nowton Park

Cancer charity urges women to join race

Women are being encouraged to banish the winter blues by signing up to Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life in Bury St Edmunds.

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Richard Herring: The Best is on at The Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds on February 19

Comedian Richard Herring serves up his favourite routines

Richard Herring’s latest stand-up routine The Best combines the comedian’s personal favourite routines from his previous 12 one-man shows.

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Jazz news

JAZZ MATTERS: Weekly jazz round-up fot the east (February 11-17)

Chris Ingham previews the best jazz gigs around the region this week (February 11-17).

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