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fr 8 Sep

Ride and Stride is SaturdayOriginating in Suffolk Ride and Stride is now a national event, it's tomorrow.

we 2 Aug

FOOTPATH AHEAD CLOSEDThe Suffolk guessing game around road closures now has a variant, guessing which footpaths will be closed.  This one is off Fairfield Crescent Framlingham.

sa 29 Jul

A free entertainment in rural Suffolk is guessing which roads the county council have closed and the stimulating consequential journeys on roads less travelled.

fr 14 Jul
Bastille Day

Strawberry tea + String QuartetSunday week in Cransford village hall a strawberry tea + string quartet ... being Suffolk the tea outranks the string quartet but it still sounds delightful. ♫

th 13 Jul

Mona LisaThe new Butley Mills Studios GalleryWhen our chum Leon was living at Butley Low Corner we used to visit the slightly remote area a lot but these days it's been a while.  A reason to revisit 5-8pm tomorrow evening when the nearby Butley Mills Studios opens it new gallery.  Impressively there are over a dozen artists working there including sculptor Craig Hudson who we've met at the Alde Valley Spring Festival.

we 12 Jul

Hello Darlin's guitarist on stage at this year's Maverick and who isn't Murray Pulver added to Suffolk Gentlemen.

sa 8 Jul

♫ Summer Concert by the Suffolk Singers in Stoke by Nayland tonight.

su 2 Jul

Suffolk Punches at the Framlingham Horse ShowDedham may be just over the county line but today the Society of Equestrian Artists will be painting Suffolk Punches in the Munnings Art Museum's grounds.  Entry to the grounds, car park and cafe free.

we 24 May

Suffolk Open Studios 2023The Suffolk Open Studios paper directory for next month is around and free.  Took us a while to work out that an entry's weird annotation like ///season.shade.turns was the what3words handle for the particular studio, how perceptive ... of the directory ... not of us.

mo 22 May

The Suffolk Miracle by Beverley BarnettStarting this Thursday in Wingfield Open Space Theatre are touring around near the coast The Suffolk Miracle a story of forbidden love .. blimey!  The performance includes folk band Syzewell Theatrical masks of comedy and tragedy Gap, don't think we've seen them since an early manifestation of Hachfest. ♫

th 20 Apr

Salisbury City Marauder in SuffolkOur Suffolk Ladies page is misleading, it's actuallyGridiron UK Ladies in Suffolk which is why we've added a visiting Salisbury City Marauder lady to the page ... regrettably this pic of the lady was a bit soft focus.

fr 30 Sep

Natalie Songer's SatellitesOn into October Natalie Songer tours her one person show Satellites around near the coast.  Venues include the Bungay Fisher Theatre, Norwich The Garage, Two Sisters Felixstowe and tonight the Halesworth Cut.

Rising Covid cases in patients has prompted the return of face masks in East Suffolk hospitals, dispensers will be available at main entrances.

fr 16 Sep

♫ Ness Fest tomorrow is at Sizewell not Orford and on the cliffs?  Perhaps in Suffolk the definition of a cliff is not that ambitious and has anybody found a Fest programme?

tu 13 Sep

East of England Co-opAs a card carrying East of England Co-op member we've had an email saying they will be closed Monday for the Queen's funeral.  On their web site it says they're sad The Queen has died but nothing about closures ... how very Suffolk.

we 3 Aug

Firearms display at Suffolk Police HQIn 2016 Suffolk Police displayed to the press some of the huge firearms and ammo cache that had been found in Wyverstone.  Six years later we have licensed a good handful of our pix  from the press day to tv production company Brown Bob who plan to include the case in new prog Big Little Crimes for BBC1.

fr 2 Aug

George's Gig♫ Carol the daughter of 87 year old George Lamb has organised Otter's Pocket to play a rockdacious gig tomorrow in Wangford Community Centre thanking Alzheimer's Research UK.  Get rockdacious cred by booking a ticket.

su 12 Jun

Suffolk Open Studios 2022As part of Suffolk Open Studios the Sudbourne Printmakers are open for this and next weekend.  The venue Sudbourne Park alone justifies a visit.

mo 6 Jun

The first stage of this year's Women's Tour visited Suffolk today, the highlights are on ITV4 10pm tonight.

we 25 May

The Suffolk Festival celebrates the Queen's Platinum Jubilee with a Torch Relay ...  that's novel eh?  They are now starting to flirt with nearthecoast ... more here

mo 2 May
Bank Holiday

Joe Edwards-Gill at St Mary's HomersfieldLast weekend we saw a bloke being snapped outside Lance's flat in Framlingham.  In similar Detectorists vein Joe Edward-Gill is chatting in St Mary's Homersfield (it's the other side of Harleston) this Friday.

fr 22 Apr

♫ Otter's Pocket ♫ ♫ We don't like to think how long since we last visited the Rumburgh Buck.  Tomorrow soul and blues band Otters Pocket will be playing there at the pub's free mini beer festival.

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