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Suffolk Open Studios

Glasswork by Gay Hutchings, Suffolk Open Studios

Calling all art lovers! Across Suffolk during weekends in June, artists will be opening their studios as part of the Suffolk Open Studios initiative. Members of the public are able to visit the studios, talk to the artists about their process and perhaps even watch a demonstration of their craft. Around 130 studios are usually…

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RSPB Minsmere on Suffolk’s Coast

RSPB Minsmere lies between Southwold to the north and Aldeburgh to the south, and within the designated Suffolk Coast & Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.  The 2500 acre site was established as a nature reserve in 1947 and is now considered one of the UK’s leading bird-watching sites. BBC’s Springwatch was  based at Minsmere…

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St Edmundsbury Cathedral & Abbey Gardens

Bury St Edmunds Cathedral, Suffolk

In 1020, the foundations for a Benedictine Abbey on the site of St Edmundsbury Cathedral, were laid and over the centuries, the building has been developed into what is now the Cathedral of the Diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich. At the turn of this century, the building was finally completed, when a tower, new…

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Number Ten @Lavenham

Number Ten, Lavenham, Suffolk

Number Ten, in the heart of this spectacular medieval village, is a beautifully restored, Grade I listed building which opened its doors as a ‘wine bar and kitchen’ in November 2013. The building has been a private house and has a trading history which can be traced back to the time of Henry VII. It…

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Suffolk Folk Duo’s New Album

Suffolk based folk rock duo Silbury Hill have released a new CD titled “Justice of the Rowan”. With Scott Dolling on the flute, guitar and vocals and David Stainer on the guitar, mandolin and vocals, their latest CD features original songs in Silbury Hill’s characteristic style drawing inspiration from local and historic themes. A notable development…

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