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PULSE Festival

The New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich and China Plate present PULSE FESTIVAL IPSWICH 2017, running from Thursday 1 – Saturday 10 June 2017.  The first 10 shows of PULSE Festival Ipswich 2017 have today been announced and will go on sale on Friday 27 Jan, 10am. Suitcase Prize Day returns for its …

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BurySOUND Kicks Off

BurySOUND got off to an amazing start last Friday, with the five competing bands and guest headliner FERN TEATHER playing brilliant sets to a sold-out crowd at The Hunter Club.   Local grunge/punk three piece TUNDRA, who formed only four months ago at West Suffolk College, were voted Heat One …

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King’s Lynn Highlights

The King’s Lynn Corn Exchange always has an exciting array of events, here are some highlights for February 2017…  You can now witness the astonishing comedy sensation LIVE, as we are pleased to welcome back this dynamic unique comedy act for a relaxed cabaret style evening. The Noise Next Door are causing a commotion …

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Dereham Blues Festival

Now in its fifth year, the 2017 Dereham Blues Festival’s opening event on Thursday 6th July at the Dereham Memorial Hall will feature Andy Fairweather Low and his band The Low Riders. Andy’s glittering international career spans from the late ‘60s when, as lead singerwith the band Amen Corner, he …

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Elbow at Thetford

Elbow is the latest band to announce dates as part of Forest Live, where acts perform in spectacular woodland settings around the country as part of the summer concert series promoted by the Forestry Commission. Elbow’s rise over the past two decades has seen them become one of the most …

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Little Mix at Newmarket

Newmarket Racecourses and The Jockey Club Live are excited to announce that LITTLE MIX will be returning to the July Course on 23rd June 2017. Having sold-out their appearance at 2016’s Summer Saturday Live months ahead of the event, fans are advised to act quick to secure one of the …

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The Apex in 2017

The Apex in Bury St Edmunds are to keep the party going into 2017! There are plenty of tributes and variety shows to keep you entertained. Fleetwood Bac replicate the classic ‘Rumours’ line-up on 20 January; The Chicago Blues Brothers pack their show with the best blues, Motown and sweet …

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The Kooks

To celebrate a decade together as a band, The Kooks have announced their ‘Best Of’ UK Tour to take place in 2017. The run of seventeen headline shows will kick off on 21 April in Manchester, before visiting cities such as Birmingham, Leeds, Glasgow, Nottingham and Bristol, and will conclude …

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Ipswich Music Day 2017

Ipswich Music Day – Applications Now Open! This one day event attracts upwards of 40,000 people to Christchurch Park in the centre of Ipswich with as many as seven stages hosting a wide variety of musical styles.  Billed as the biggest one-day free music festival in the country the event …

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February Highlights

The Kings Lynn Corn Exchange always have a variety of entertainment, and here’s a few highlights for February. Witness the astonishing comedy sensation LIVE! The Noise Next Door are causing a commotion with their fourth nationwide tour – an anarchic evening of side-splitting jokes, jaw-dropping characters, and mind-blowing songs. Kings Lynn Corn …

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Roman River Music Update

Now approaching its eighteenth year, Colchester-based charity Roman River Music recently appointed a new Learning and Participation Leader, Laura Davison, to develop the integral education and outreach programme that runs alongside its flagship festival. Victoria Steinitz, General Manager of Roman River Music, says Laura is a very welcome addition to …

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Bearded Theory

Bearded Theory will reverberate with the sounds of classic hits including ‘Our House’, ‘Baggy Trousers’ and ‘One Step Beyond’, as we are delighted to announce that North London’s finest nutty boys, Madness will headline the main stage on Sunday night. Madness are one of the UK’s best loved bands, achieving …

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TeenStar Auditions

TeenStar audition dates are now released! TeenStar, the UK’s only competition exclusively for pre-teens and teenagers, have now released their audition dates. This year TeenStar introduces a new category – dancers and dance groups. Enter now for auditions starting in February. New for TeenStar this year, a dance category! TeenStar …

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Cambridge Folk Festival 2017

Cambridge Folk Festival has just revealed the first artists for next year’s bill including one of Britain’s most exciting talents Jake Bugg, who the Festival have invited to return to headline Sunday night with an acoustic set. Jake’s progress from performing in 2012 at the Festival’s smallest stage, The Den, …

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Crab & Lobster Festival

Next May’s eighth Crab & Lobster Festival is set to get off to a cracking start with a star-studded opening concert. As Cromer and Sheringham come together once again to host the festival, Olly Day, Nigel Boy Syer and the Sheringham Shantymen will get the Festival weekend underway as they …

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Sensing Nature

An art collective is launching a new project to make music and connect with nature via a series of taster sessions for visually impaired, amateur musicians. Sensing Nature, a new initiative by Waveney & Blyth Arts, will explore the nature of sound and sound in nature, and will lead to …

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Spring Season at DanceEast

DanceEast is delighted to announce a great line-up for audiences of all ages for spring 2017. Performing on Ipswich’s Waterfront at the Jerwood DanceHouse in the new year will be internationally recognised dance companies, a bunch of great family friendly shows as well as community projects and showcases. With over …

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Olly Murs at Newmarket

Newmarket Racecourses and The Jockey Club Live are proud to reveal that the ‘Troublemaker’ himself, Olly Murs, will be headlining Newmarket Nights on 18th August 2017. Since Olly shot to fame on ‘X Factor’ in 2009, he has crafted four multi-platinum albums and produced 4 number 1 singles with total …

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Last Call For Artists

The deadline is fast approaching for artists to apply to take part in one of the UK’s most successful Open Studios schemes. Norfolk & Norwich Open Studios is a 16-day county-wide celebration and a key event in Norfolk’s visual arts calendar. Hundreds of artists across the region take part in …

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Imelda May 2017 UK Tour

Imelda May has announced her first UK tour in over three years in support of her highly anticipated new album ‘Life, Love, Flesh, Blood’ due for release in March 2017.  And the great news for us here in the East of England is that there are THREE opportunities to see …

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