New Obstacle Course & Mud Run For Suffolk Families

A brand new event is coming to Suffolk this June as the makers of the Whole Hog and Boss Hog launch the Piglet, Junior Hog. The Piglet, Junior Hog will be an entry-level version of the popular obstacle courses and mud runs that have been part of the Suffolk calendar for over 10 years. It will be aimed at those who want to take part with their children or just those who would like to run a shorter route, and benefit East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH). Sponsored by Taylor Wimpey,…

Read More

Lavenham Children’s Book Festival

There’s an exciting line-up of well-loved authors and illustrators in the second Lavenham Children’s Book Festival on October 20 and 21. The programme is aimed at children aged three up to 12, featuring tales about an angry dragon, Greek gods, a girl detective, East Anglian legends and an unusual uncle. There’s story-telling, how-to-draw sessions, creative writing workshops and the festival ends with a very special musical event. Among those taking part are the Radio 4 broadcaster Zeb Soanes with illustrator James Mayhew and their book Gaspard the Fox, the story…

Read More

Free Writing Challenge

Nettlestead Church are announcing their Summer Free Writing Challenge. in aid of the Church roof repairs. The competition is open to those 12 and under, and whether it be the next  “the Mystery of the Bell?” or “Dragons in the Belfry?” – they encourage you to be as creative as you like. The top prize is for an autographed book from internationally famous children’s authoress, Cressida Cowell who wrote How to Train your Dragon and The Wizards of Once. The prize of which will be awarded by presentation, at Carts and…

Read More

WeCan Family Fun Day

WeCan@TheJunction will be holding their Family Fun Day at the Recreation Ground, Stowmarket on Saturday, August 25 from noon-4pm. There will be live music, dance and parkour displays, face painting, a prize draw and lots more fun and games, plus free balloon modelling by Mr Beans Entertainment and a magic show by UnbeLEEvable Parties to keep the little ones happy. Entry is free and there will be light snacks and drinks available to buy from The Rec Community Café. Or why not bring a picnic and enjoy the entertainment? Last…

Read More