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Angela A’Court: All That I Belong To

Thompson’s Gallery Aldeburgh is pleased to announce Angela A’court: All That I Belong To, a sympathetic body of work in response to the poem ‘By Heart’
by Thomas John Carlisle which the artist found as a torn newspaper scrap over 30 years ago while looking through her mother’s affairs after she passed away.

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LEAF Open Farm Sunday announces plans for 2021

LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming), organisers of the farming industry’s annual open day, LEAF Open Farm Sunday (LOFS), has today announced a year-round programme of public engagement to support this flagship event.

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Fionn Whitehead to star in new digital production of the picture of Dorian Gray

Fionn Whitehead, star of Dunkirk and Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, will take on the titular role in an upcoming contemporary digital adaptation of the Oscar Wilde classic, The Picture of Dorian Gray.

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Ipswich Central Champions a Digital Vision for Town Centre

Working in collaboration with civic, business and education leaders in the Ipswich Vision group, Ipswich Central is spearheading a bid for government funding that could transform the town and it’s economic growth prospects.

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Free webinar for people suffering from tinnitus and hearing loss

Do you hear whistling, buzzing or humming in your ears? You may be experiencing Tinnitus and you are not alone.

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Suffolk Female Entrepreneur Recognised for Success

Local entrepreneur recognised for making a powerful contribution to society, the economy and communities

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Ann Shrager, NEAC New Paintings

Thompson’s Gallery, Aldeburgh are holding a one woman show by the extremely talented and sought after painter Ann Shrager.

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Ipswich Regent Theatre launches new season of live streamed events

Ipswich Regent Theatre has launched a new season of live streamed events with online production company Fane Online for audiences to enjoy in their own homes. The season continues on Thursday 14 January with A Night in with Richard Flanagan and features a variety of authors and personalities including Great British Bake Off winner Nancy Birtwhistle, bestselling novelist Kate Mosse, broadcaster Nicky Campbell and many more.

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The New Wolsey Theatre dedicates a whole performance of its 5* reviewed Rock ‘n’ Roll panto The Snow Queen to Carers

The Snow Queen has gone down a storm with audiences and reviewers – online and in the auditorium – since opening on Thursday 17th December.

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Woodbridge School Prep launches new ‘Takeaways’ taster lessons for the Christmas holidays

Woodbridge School Prep has put together a series of 13 taster lessons – called ‘Takeaways’ – which it has filmed and placed on its website, for any parents to be able to enjoy with their children during the Christmas holidays.

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Making a difference

Home-Start in Suffolk has been dedicated to supporting Suffolk families struggling to cope with mental health, social isolation, poverty, illness, bereavement, family breakdowns and domestic abuse since 1999. Tara Spence, Home-Start in Suffolk’s CEO explains more about the organisation and their ethos.

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Oh Yes It Is! Ipswich Regent Theatre gets behind Panto Online

Ipswich Regent Theatre has announced they will be selling tickets for audiences to watch popular pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk, a homemade show filmed and directed by Blue Peter legend Peter Duncan in his own back garden.

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Woodbridge School’s RAF Cadet James named runner-up in BAE Systems’ ‘Future Cockpit Design’ competition

Woodbridge School’s James, in Year 12, has been named runner-up out of 31 teams in a major national contest, BAE Systems’ ‘Future Cockpit Design’ competition. James, aged 17, is a member of the RAF in the School’s Combined Cadet Force (CCF), and was the only Cadet to make the top five in this prestigious competition.

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A Brighter Christmas for children, young people and families

Working across the East of England, Ormiston Families provides mental health and wellbeing services to enable children, young people and their families to feel safe, healthy and resilient.

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Struggling families to benefit as Waitrose and John Lewis launch Christmas 2020 campaign

Suffolk family support charity, Home-Start in Suffolk, to benefit from major Christmas campaign.

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