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Culture: A friendly premiére

A world premiere and a performance by a young soloist from Culford School are on the programme of the Bury Friendly Orchestra’s upcoming concert.

C Strings

Culture: Meet the music makers

Michael Apichella enjoys the sounds of The C Strings, an ensemble with a difference

Slow cookers can be life-savers if you have a busy lifestyle

Culture: Food with Casa del Mar's Maria Broadbent - Slowly does it

Casa del Mar’s Maria Broadbent gives us a heads up on making life a little easier

Paddy and Scott's cafe in Bury St Edmunds

Culture: Food and drink - A trusty brew and good for the planet, says Scott Russell from Paddy and Scott's

Are you a coffee pioneer? Do you seek the ultimate brew?

Matthew Fletcher

Culture: Music from a maestro

He’s appeared with Dame Kiri Te Kanawa and Danielle De Niese, played at Wigmore Hall and Glyndebourne, but now pianist  Matthew Fletcher bring his talents to his home town to play at Suffolk Sinfonia’s spring concert. Debbie Rodman discovers how this award-winning pianist was born with music in his veins.

The One Bull - open once more

Culture: Food with editor Barry Peters - Taking the Bull by the horns

Like a phoenix from the ashes, The One Bull has re-opened its doors after being licked by the flames of disaster and, as Barry Peters reports, is back to doing what it does best
Uncle Funk & The Boogie Wonderband

Culture: Let's get funky, man!

Expect flamboyance, slick dance moves and much more when the irrepressible Uncle Funk & the Boogie Wonderband return to Haverhill Arts Centre. Peter Mann finds out why they blame it on the boogie
Carole Baker

Culture: Carole Baker's yoga column - Love your heart

As it’s Valentines Day this month, I thought we would focus on looking after your HEART.
The Canevets tuck in to one of their dishes

Culture: Food with Maison Bleue's Pascal Canevet - Time to dine

Award-winning chef-patron Pascal Canevet shares how he’s inspired by nature’s palette and the earthy hues of winter

Torrijas with blood orange syrup

Culture: Nicola Miller's food column - Oranges and memories. . .

The eating of bread dipped in varying mixtures is centuries old, here Nicola Miller creates a new mouthwatering orangey sweet treat

RSPB Lakenheath Fen

Culture: Alder, elder and wiser

David White, visitor experience officer at RSPB Lakenheath Fen, tells us about the tree that provides a great food source for  birds

Guillem Balague

Culture: Guillem goes from Biggleswade to Barcelona. . .

For more than 20 years Guillem Balagué has been the face of Spanish football on Sky Sports. He is now the presenter of the highlight show Revista de La Liga, as well as  the UK correspondent for AS, the Madrid-based Spanish sports newspaper. His work appears regularly on, the biggest news website in the world, and has a blog on He has his own radio/podcast show on Talksport, ‘Inside Football’ where he has interviewed Juan Mata, Gary Neville, Xabi Alonso, Gareth Southgate and was given exclusive access to Eddie Howe’s coaching methods.


Culture: Spring's splendour breaks through the icy cold

As winter’s harshness fades, spring is heralded by the appearance of one of nature’s most elegant indicators of warmer times to come, as the snowdrop raises its graceful and defiant head

Lola Granola

Culture: Don’t punish yourself says Gastrono-me's Gemma Simmonite, standing up to the new year diet bullies with a granola recipe that can be as good or as bad as you like

After the jingle of Christmas and the pop of New Year’s Eve, January is, let’s face it, a bit of a damp squib.

Rob Butterworth

Culture: An enduring love by Rob Butterworth

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and if music be the food of love. . .then coffee is definitely its drink. Britain’s love affair with coffee is a long one; the country’s first coffee house opened in Oxford in 1650. In modern times, the nation’s thirst for coffee continues to grow, with consumption at an all-time high.

Bearded tit

Culture: And so it begins at RSPB Lakenheath Fen

Happy New Year to you all. Now that the festive season is over for another year, why not make it one of your New Year’s resolutions to visit RSPB Lakenheath Fen in the near future?

KEPOW! Theatre Company - Abi Hood and Kevin Tomlinson

Culture: Adventures with our Abi

Local girl Abi Hood returns to the Theatre Royal in a show that celebrates the power of the human imagination.

Maria Broadbent

Culture: Casa Del Mar's Maria Broadbent says we are what we eat

With increasing awareness of mental health issues yet limited resources available for treating those facing these challenges – what else can be done? There has long been a phrase bandied around that ‘we are what we eat’ – this applies to both our physical and the mental capacity. You would not run a Formula 1 racing car on used chip fat!

Liza Sings

Culture: Liza Pulman puts on a show

Singer Liza Pulman tells us about the career path that led to her new show celebrating the magnificent Barbra Streisand and how she cheated death in the 7/7 bombings

Suffolk Philharmonic's Alexander Ullman

Culture: Bury Festival fever starts to kick in

The excitement is building as Bury Festival 2018 gets set for its official launch next month. Here Culture gets a sneak peak at a few of the artists taking part.

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