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we 2 Oct
2019

New A140 roundabout near TasburghOn the A140 just south of Tasburgh there's a new roundabout for B1527 and the B1135 though on Sunday the exit to the east bound B1527 wasn't open.  This is the second new roundabout on the A140 north of Diss since Lady KRJ graduated from UEA but justified from our one experience of joining the A140 from the B1135.

th 12 Sep
2019

Art in the Barn at Easton Farm ParkOne of the contradictions of the art world is that private views rarely are private.  Art Dog with some honesty have called theirs a launch party tomorrow evening at Easton Farm Park.  Work from Suffolk artists and further afield ... even Norfolk.

we 28 Aug
2019

Even more stuff this Sunday when it's the Burston Strike School Rally celebrating the longest strike in history with entertainment including the very witty John Hegley.

th 11 Jul
2019

Driving from much of near the coast to Norwich there was no petrol station until Long Stratton and that one on the wrong side.  Since May there's been a BP petrol station on the Scole A140/A143 roundabout near Diss.

su 12 May
2019

TODAY Classic Bike Meet and Auto Jumble at the Lophams (it's the other side of Diss) Village Hall.

we 24 Apr
2019

Slice of Life present Passionate MachineTheatrical the approaching weekend.  The Harleston Players start Friday a run of the restoration comedy The Beaux Stratagem, Open Space Theatre present Cat on a Hot Tin Roof in Hoxne and at the Halesworth Cut, and in Framlingham Rosy Carrick's one woman show Passionate Machine.

th 4 Apr
2019

Diss Emporium - antiques - vintage - collectablesDo you remember Alan and Henri landlords of the Framlingham Castle Inn around 2011?  Henri moonlighted as a belly dancer?  Stumbled across them from a roadside notice on the way to Norwich, since last year they've been the Diss Emporium.

tu 26 Mar
2019

An Honest GentlemanAn Honest Gentleman is theatre from company Stuff of Dreams about Norfolk born gentleman of the road Thomas Easter.  The 16 date tour starts Friday in Beccles.

fr 23 Nov
2018

Next June the national road cycling championships will be held in Norfolk and the seemingly attached cycling festival with a little irony will include something the Beeb calls cross-country, cyclocross?  (But cyclocross has a winter season?)

fr 26 Oct
2018

The Harleston Players present Blackadder Goes ForthHere's a cunning plan, to mark the centenary of WWI ending you could see the Harleston Players production of Blackadder Goes Forth at the High School tonight or tomorrow.

su 21 Oct
2018
Trafalgar Day - 21 October 1805

Rector of Stiffkey Harold Davidson 1875 – 193786 years ago today Harold Davidson the rector of Stiffkey on the Norfolk coast was defrocked after being found guilty of disreputable association with women.  He died after being mauled by a lion.

fr 12 Oct
2018

Bonkers Conkers is happening this Sunday in or near(ish?) to Swainsthorpe near Norwich but that's all we know.

sa 15 Sep
2018

Zombie Evacuation in Hockwold cum WiltonAt today's Zombie Evacuation in Hockwold cum Wilton (it's near Lakenheath) Nursie and Gingham Girl had clearly been street muggers in a previous life.  As always good fun, unlike last year it didn't rain and perhaps the baby zombie was the scariest of all.  Back again about the same time next year and a charity colour run is being planned for next April.

fr 7 Sep
2018

Red Mecca at Stradisphere this year♫ Stuff to do around near the coast this weekend includes tonight a music quiz at the Framlingham Crown, the free Laxitude all weekend with Lyrical Jukebox and naughty Harleston boys Red Mecca playing tonight plus Maritime Woodbridge tomorrow and Sunday.

th 6 Sep
2018

Dance police at Hackney Carnival 2014Suffolk Police have removed their YouTube lip sync vid (something to do with Tim Passmore?) but the Norfolk cops vid is still there .. coppers dancing is a bit like a politician trying to tell a joke.

su 2 Sep
2018

Preparation for The Framlingham Flyers' 10kWe were planning to visit the Burston Strike School rally today but got distracted by the Framlingham Flyers' 10k.  Some 400 entrants, loads of marshals and helpers, selection race for Suffolk County, the smallest and youngest water person we've yet seen and we heard that the course record was broken, probably by this bloke.  It'll have to be Burston next year then ...

fr 31 Aug
2018

2012 Black and White Charity Dance♫ Pleasant memories of the late Outlaws at the Park Hotel Diss in 2012 though we did walk out of the wrong door and had to go all the way round to get back in.  Tonight at the hotel it's Elton John and George Michael ... reckon that'll be tribute acts then.

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