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Eastlife Magazine May 2017

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The best festivals in May 2017

8th May 2017

Top 21 festivals in May 2017 We pick our favourite festivals taking place in May across Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire. 30 April – 21 May, Broads Outdoor […]

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Top 10 Food and Drink Festivals

7th May 2017

Top 10 Food and Drink Festivals Love food? Love beer? Read our pick of the best food and drink festivals taking place this summer across Norfolk, Cambridgeshire and Essex  13-14 […]

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Mum’s the word: big talks

Mum’s the Word columnist Nicola Osborne tackles the topic of sex… Last week I got a letter home from my boy’s school telling me about their upcoming PSHE lessons. The […]

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TEXAS to play at Newmarket Nights

6th May 2017

The Jockey Club Live and Newmarket Racecourses revealed the final artist for the 2017 Newmarket Nights season. Completing the line-up, TEXAS will be headlining on 28 July.   Fronted by Sharleen […]

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Ultimate Festival Guide 2017

3rd May 2017

The East Anglia Festival Guide  We’ve listed over 70 festivals taking place across Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire this summer  Big name headliners, music mayhem, foodie feasts, amazing […]

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May Arts Scene 2017

2nd May 2017

We round up the best art exhibitions taking place in Norfolk, Suffolk, Hertfordshire, Essex and Bedfordshire this May… Norfolk and Norwich Open Studios 2017 Hundreds of artists are preparing to throw […]

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Featured Stories

St Georges Distillery

St Georges Distillery is England’s oldest whisky distillery and home to The English & The Norfolk whisky brands. Opened to the public in 2007, the distillery is a lovely place […]

Spoil Yourself at Aqua Springs Day Spa

Aqua Springs spa is a fantastic way to spend a day either on your own or with a group of friends enjoying the tranquil setting. Indulge in our Jacuzzis, monsoon […]

Delcor – Sofas of Distinction

Since 1967, Delcor has been flying the flag for British craftsmanship with designer made-to-measure sofas and chairs, made entirely in beautiful Northumberland. Every single Delcor sofa and chair is the […]

Bird Ventures Online Wildlife Shop

Bird Ventures, The Wildlife Shop, began life in 2003 specialising in wild bird foods, nest boxes and habitats for mammals & insects. The advisory service we offer has an unparalleled […]

Princess Ida comes to Swaffham Bulbeck

Swaffham Bulbeck Summer Theatre will be performing Princess Ida by Gilbert and Sullivan. The show runs from 14 – 17 June with performances starting at 7.30 pm. There is also a […]

Thorpe Fest

Thorpefest is back on the Suffolk Coast

By popular demand, Thorpefest is back on the Suffolk Coast for the second year. The Live music festival features local artists such as Nate James, Bessie Turner, Meg Hughes and […]

Dis Town Carnival and Funday 11 06 17

Don’t miss Diss’ Party of the Year!

Since its revival in 2008, Diss Carnival has gone from strength to strength – it’s the annual party that the whole town get involved in. Residents and visitors alike line […]

St Edmundsbury Cathedral

Visit St Edmundsbury Cathedral

It stands, once said HRH Prince of Wales, as a “spiritual beacon for the new Millennium” and can be seen for miles around. The tower of St Edmundsbury Cathedral is […]

Understanding Diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic disease that affects over 3 million people in the UK, around 90% of whom have Type 2 Diabetes. The following publication from the Independent Diabetes Trust […]

Jairo Barrull Fernandez Performing at the Chelmsford City Theatre

Jairo Barrull presents ‘Gitano’

Jairo Barrull presents ‘Gitano’ on the 27th May at The Chelmsford Civic Theatre. Jairo Barrull Fernández (1983, Seville), son of Ramón Barrull and great great nephew of the flamenco guitarist […]


Discover Hylands, Chelmsford

Surrounded by over 500 acres of historic parkland, Hylands offers the best of both worlds; A spectacular Grade II* listed mansion featuring meticulously restored period rooms and the Grand Pavilion, […]

Pebble Beauty Sanctuary Team

Pebble Beauty Sanctuary

Pebble Beauty Sanctuary has been built on a solid foundation of beauty industry expertise and a passion for excellent customer service. Pebble is a multi-award winning salon in the historic […]

Bike Walk or Run 4 is raising money for Your Local Air Ambulance

Bike Run or Walk for Your Local Air Ambulance

This year’s annual Bike Walk or Run 4 is raising money for Your Local Air Ambulance. This third annual event will take place on Sunday 25th June 2017 at Ferry Meadows, Peterborough. […]

Scudamores Cambridge Punting

Scudamores Punting in Cambridge

  We are Cambridge’s original punting company. We offer boating services to Cambridge residents and visitors, as we have since our foundation in the early 20th century.

Bedford Girls’ School

What to look for when selecting a school? All parents want their children to be successful and happy, to ensure they develop into confident young adults. It is important to […]

W&M Smith March 2017

March is the month when it all seems to happen and W & M Smith try to provide something for each calendar event as well your own personal celebration.  So if […]

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What’s Great About Saffron Walden?

This video is a community partnership project between Saffron Walden Town Team, Saffron Walden Town Council and Saffron Walden Initiative #MYSW Directed and edited by Jonathan Glazier of Pepper Rafferty […]

Quy Mill Wedding Fair 2017

Planning your wedding, or know someone who is? Then here’s a date for your diary:   Sunday 26th February 2017 Quy Mill Hotel & Spa WEDDING FAIR in partnership with […]