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Culture: Chris Wilbraham looks at the Folk Album Chart and is impressed by the mix of well-known and lesser known folk acts

Culture: Chris Wilbraham looks at the Folk Album Chart and is impressed by the mix of well-known and lesser known folk acts

Culture: Chris Wilbraham looks at the Folk Album Chart and is impressed by the mix of well-known and lesser known folk acts

26 November 2020

"I was pleased to find plenty of artists and music I was unaware of among the usual suspects"


Jess Glynne confirms Thetford Forest return

Jess Glynne confirms Thetford Forest return

Jess Glynne confirms Thetford Forest return

23 November 2020

Jess Glynne will return to Thetford Forest next summer as part of Forest Live.


DJ to bring Ibiza club night to Suffolk as part of packed summer line-up

DJ to bring Ibiza club night to Suffolk as part of packed summer line-up

DJ to bring Ibiza club night to Suffolk as part of packed summer line-up

16 November 2020

Summer holidays may have been cancelled this year but a popular DJ is bringing Ibiza to Suffolk in 2021


Madness announced for 2021 forest gig

Madness announced for 2021 forest gig

Madness announced for 2021 forest gig

19 October 2020

Madness have been announced as the third headliner for Forest Live next summer.


Huge boost to Suffolk culture as government shells out millions of pounds

Huge boost to Suffolk culture as government shells out millions of pounds

Huge boost to Suffolk culture as government shells out millions of pounds

12 October 2020

Eleven arts and culture hubs in Suffolk have been chosen to benefit from a share of a £1.57 billion government project to save them from closure.


Human singer Rag‘n’Bone Man to headline Thetford Forest

Human singer Rag‘n’Bone Man to headline Thetford Forest

Human singer Rag‘n’Bone Man to headline Thetford Forest

05 October 2020

Rag‘n’Bone Man has been announced as the second headline artist to perform at Thetford Forest for Forest Live 2021.


Olly Murs latest artist to announce 2021 concert dates

Olly Murs latest artist to announce 2021 concert dates

Olly Murs latest artist to announce 2021 concert dates

02 October 2020

Olly Murs has announced a 25-date UK tour which will see him perform in a popular Suffolk concert series.


Popular music festival to go online to promote home-grown artists

Popular music festival to go online to promote home-grown artists

Popular music festival to go online to promote home-grown artists

29 September 2020

A Suffolk music festival will be held online on Friday, after coronavirus forced the cancellation of this year’s event.


Pop star Paloma Faith to bring 2021 tour to Suffolk

Pop star Paloma Faith to bring 2021 tour to Suffolk

Pop star Paloma Faith to bring 2021 tour to Suffolk

25 September 2020

Pop star Paloma Faith has announced she will bring her nationwide 26-date tour, in support of her upcoming album, to Suffolk next year.


Keane named as first headline act of Forest Live 2021 shows

Keane named as first headline act of Forest Live 2021 shows

Keane named as first headline act of Forest Live 2021 shows

21 September 2020

Organisers of the popular Forest Live shows have today revealed the first big name act heading to this region for next summer's series of shows.


Foo Fighters' frontman pens song for young drummer

Foo Fighters' frontman pens song for young drummer

Foo Fighters' frontman pens song for young drummer

15 September 2020

A famous artist has written a theme song for a 'superhero' young drummer in the second round of their 'epic' online rock battle.


'We are on cloud nine': Singer Ed Sheeran and wife Cherry Seaborn welcome first child

'We are on cloud nine': Singer Ed Sheeran and wife Cherry Seaborn welcome first child

'We are on cloud nine': Singer Ed Sheeran and wife Cherry Seaborn welcome first child

01 September 2020

Suffolk singer Ed Sheeran has revealed that he and his wife Cherry Seaborn have welcomed their first child together in a social media post.


Jacen on hand to help send the gift of song to loved ones

Jacen on hand to help send the gift of song to loved ones

Jacen on hand to help send the gift of song to loved ones

01 September 2020

If you want to put your feelings into a song for a loved one on a special day, a singer-songwriter can help you.


Ed Sheeran and Cherry Seaborn expecting their first child this summer

Ed Sheeran and Cherry Seaborn expecting their first child this summer

Ed Sheeran and Cherry Seaborn expecting their first child this summer

12 August 2020

Ed Sheeran and his wife Cherry Seaborn are expecting their first child this summer, according to national showbiz reports.


Postponed folk festival to go ahead after all as online and live events are announced

Postponed folk festival to go ahead after all as online and live events are announced

Postponed folk festival to go ahead after all as online and live events are announced

07 August 2020

A folk festival which had been postponed to 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic will now go ahead this month.


StowFiesta returns – in virtual form

StowFiesta returns – in virtual form

StowFiesta returns – in virtual form

16 June 2020

Popular family festival postponed until 2021, but virtual event kicks off on Sunday.


Culture: Local musicians join together to release single to raise funds for Save Our Venues campaign

Culture: Local musicians join together to release single to raise funds for Save Our Venues campaign

Culture: Local musicians join together to release single to raise funds for Save Our Venues campaign

12 June 2020

Bid to support struggling grassroots music venues


Bury punk band Miss Black America release never-heard-before tracks to help Gatehouse Foodbank

Bury punk band Miss Black America release never-heard-before tracks to help Gatehouse Foodbank

Bury punk band Miss Black America release never-heard-before tracks to help Gatehouse Foodbank

12 May 2020

The four piece released two albums and eight EPs between their formation in 1999 and split in 2006.


'It's Corona!' Bury musician releases 'happy hardcore' track about the virus

'It's Corona!' Bury musician releases 'happy hardcore' track about the virus

'It's Corona!' Bury musician releases 'happy hardcore' track about the virus

24 March 2020

Singer-songwriter Matt Reaction has recorded a 'happy hardcore' track called It's Corona! (Going Viral) and filmed a video around his house.


Final of BurySOUND postponed after 'best competition yet'

Final of BurySOUND postponed after 'best competition yet'

Final of BurySOUND postponed after 'best competition yet'

19 March 2020

The final of a competition to find the most promising new music act in Bury has been postponed.


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