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Beccles Bell Tower will continue to be open to the public during June and July.

Singer-songwriter and musician Ian Sainsbury will be back at the Beccles Public Hall next Friday, June 2, for the welcome return of popup pianobar.

The organiser of a companion dog show is encouraging pet owners to come along.

A Lowestoft hard rock band has signed its first deal with an independent music label based in London.

Some of Britain’s biggest music festivals are expected to allow people to test their illegal drugs before they take them.

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Final rehearsals are under way as an award winning musical is showcased next month.

Forget the rain macs, it’s set to be strictly shorts and sunnies this year at Suffolk’s largest festival.

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A show, which includes the songs of one of the most accomplished popular composers of the 20th century, kicks off a busy schedule of live entertainment at the Marina Theatre in Lowestoft this week.

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The grand final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 kicks off in Kiev this weekend - here’s everything you need to know about the musical extravaganza.

The circus has arrived in Lowestoft with high flying acrobats, tumblers and clowns promising thrills and spills for all the family.

The fourth Southwold Arts Festival – an eight-day celebration of the arts – will appeal to all as it returns to the coastal town.

Wonderland the musical has been cancelled at Lowestoft’s Marina Theatre just two weeks before the curtain was due to rise.

The Eurovision Song Contest’s official theme for 2017 is ‘Celebrate Diversity’ - rather apt as over the years a wide variety of culturally and muscially diverse acts have performed in the annual sequinned spectacular. Martine Silkstone asked friends and colleagues for their most memorable Eurovision moments from years gone by and, with smiles, sentiment and occasionally a sense of shame, each surprisingly suggested a different song.

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Fans of the cult classic, Pulp Fiction, are in for a treat as a special outdoor screening is being held later this week.

A spirit of revolution will be reflected in the performances at Suffolk’s largest multi-arts festival this summer.

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He’s been a comedian for three decades - and now Mark Thomas is using his years of experience to try and predict the future.

An eclectic treat of spoken word and music is being held at The Cut in Halesworth on Sunday, May 7.

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An award winning musical is set to transport audiences back to the sixties as the Lowestoft Players proudly present Hairspray.

Meet Tommy Atkins will be performed by Peter Gill at Beccles Public Hall on Friday, May 26.

Artist Sam Saunders, from Bungay, faces unusual challenges when creating her work – not least the garden is her studio, the washing line her easel and she works on two large canvases at once.

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Previous Latitude headliner Two Door Cinema Club have been announced as special guests for 2017.

Katherine Jenkins, Mystery Jets, The Coral and Norfolk native Mullally are just a few of the new acts added to this year’s Latitude line-up.

International Workers Day is to be celebrated at The Seagull Theatre this weekend as part of the Waveney Mayday Festival.

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For their autumn concert, Pakefield Singers will be performing Mendelssohn’s great oratorio, ‘Elijah’, with orchestra and an international line up of soloists. The choir is well known for co-ordinating massed choral projects including, most recently, the Verdi Requiem and Carmina Burana, and is inviting singers to join them for this performance. Elijah will give singing enthusiasts a further opportunity to perform one of the great choral works with orchestra.

There is plenty of entertainment to thrill audiences of all ages during the coming days at The Seagull Theatre in Pakefield.

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This summer East Anglia offers a plethora of music events covering a wide range of genres. Whether you like to boogie to Bananarama, clap along to Mumford and Sons, be swept away by classical tones, or prefer the blues vibe of Rag ‘n’ Bone Man, there is more than enough variety to suit the discerning music-lovers in Suffolk, Norfolk and Essex. Here’s our pick of the best...

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It’s an evening that will celebrate everything British – featuring a selection of well-loved classical masterpieces, popular arias and Proms favourites.

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