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Annual dance spectacular at Clare school pulls in large audiences

Just over 100 students from years seven to 11 played their part in the Annual Dance Show put on at Stour Valley Community School.

Kathleen Turner

Culture: Romancing Kathleen

The actress  and director known for her starring roles in Romancing the Stone, Jewel of the Nile, War of the Roses and Who Framed Roger Rabbit (the voice of Jessica Rabbit), will soon be lending her trademark husky alto to classic tunes from the American songbook.

RSPB March reserve

Culture: Wildlife encounters the Beast from the East

As I write this article in early March, there is a lot of snow on the ground. This is a result of the so-called Beast from the East that brought us some wintry weather during the last days of February and the first days of March. As the snow has had an interesting effect on our reserve wildlife here at RSPB Lakenheath Fen, I thought I would dedicate the rest of this article to this.

Bury Fringe Quirkhouse Theatre Co

Culture: On the Fringe

It’s back, it’s bigger, it’s better, the Bury St Edmunds Fringe Festival  is set to showcase local-grown talent over six thrilling weeks

A clam, chickpea and cockle soup(influenced by Sardinia)

Culture: Food with Nicola Miller - Playing with traditions

Sardinia and its hospitable people is a favourite of food writer Nicola Miller. Here she puts her own twist on a soup she first enjoyed in a small restaurant in front of the harbour at Alghero

Lauren Chinery stars in Miss Nightingale

Former star of Haverhill’s Centre Stage Company lands her first lead in West End show

An actress who served her apprenticeship in Haverhill’s Centre Stage Company has won her first lead role in a West End musical.

Haverhill Library

New opening hours agreed for Haverhill Library

Following a consultation with customers before Christmas, Haverhill Library is changing its opening hours from the first week of April.

Thomas Hearn (Sweeney Todd) and Iona Griffey (Mrs Lovett), star in Stoke College's production of Sweeney Todd

Stoke College production ready to ‘Shock & Roll’ in Haverhill

Stoke College students are returning to Haverhill with a young, energetic and slightly zany cast in this fun-packed production of “The Sweeney Todd Shock & Roll Show”.

Catherine Howells

Culture: A friendly premiére

A world premiere and a performance by a young soloist from Culford School are on the programme of the Bury Friendly Orchestra’s upcoming concert.

C Strings

Culture: Meet the music makers

Michael Apichella enjoys the sounds of The C Strings, an ensemble with a difference
Slow cookers can be life-savers if you have a busy lifestyle

Culture: Food with Casa del Mar's Maria Broadbent - Slowly does it

Casa del Mar’s Maria Broadbent gives us a heads up on making life a little easier

Chinese New Year celebrations with Lion Dancing will be coming to Haverhill

Spectacular celebration of Chinese New Year is coming to Haverhill

The eye-catching sight of a traditional Chinese Lion Dance is coming to Haverhill High Street.

Paddy and Scott's cafe in Bury St Edmunds

Culture: Food and drink - A trusty brew and good for the planet, says Scott Russell from Paddy and Scott's

Are you a coffee pioneer? Do you seek the ultimate brew?

Matthew Fletcher

Culture: Music from a maestro

He’s appeared with Dame Kiri Te Kanawa and Danielle De Niese, played at Wigmore Hall and Glyndebourne, but now pianist  Matthew Fletcher bring his talents to his home town to play at Suffolk Sinfonia’s spring concert. Debbie Rodman discovers how this award-winning pianist was born with music in his veins.

The One Bull - open once more

Culture: Food with editor Barry Peters - Taking the Bull by the horns

Like a phoenix from the ashes, The One Bull has re-opened its doors after being licked by the flames of disaster and, as Barry Peters reports, is back to doing what it does best
Uncle Funk & The Boogie Wonderband

Culture: Let's get funky, man!

Expect flamboyance, slick dance moves and much more when the irrepressible Uncle Funk & the Boogie Wonderband return to Haverhill Arts Centre. Peter Mann finds out why they blame it on the boogie
Undated film still handout from The Mountain Between Us. Pictured: Kate Winslet as Alex Martin and Idris Elba as Dr Ben Bass. See PA Feature FILM Reviews. Picture credit should read: PA Photo/Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation/New Regency/Kimberly French. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature FILM Reviews.

Kate Winslet and Idris Elba film tops rental chart

Mountain Between Us (cert 12), starring Kate Winslet and Idris Elba, is the new number one in the latest DVD rental chart, as supplied by TVL Allstar Video in Haverhill.

Carole Baker

Culture: Carole Baker's yoga column - Love your heart

As it’s Valentines Day this month, I thought we would focus on looking after your HEART.
The Canevets tuck in to one of their dishes

Culture: Food with Maison Bleue's Pascal Canevet - Time to dine

Award-winning chef-patron Pascal Canevet shares how he’s inspired by nature’s palette and the earthy hues of winter

Torrijas with blood orange syrup

Culture: Nicola Miller's food column - Oranges and memories. . .

The eating of bread dipped in varying mixtures is centuries old, here Nicola Miller creates a new mouthwatering orangey sweet treat

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