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Maverick Moments

With lockdown let up just around the corner, a bumper weekend of great music and good vibes awaits at the fourteenth Maverick Festival, hosted from 3rd – 5th September. Now the country’s leading American event the festival, Maverick which has been going since 2008,...

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July 2021

Suffolk Stories

There’s something about this part of Suffolk that attracts the interesting and the remarkable.  Here’s some of their inspiring stories, passions and more…

A passion for herbs

Sarah Frances of Herber & Co shares her passion for the versatility of herbs Having spent my life foraging hedgerows, growing fruit, veg and herbs, and working alongside my partner with trees and timber, it has been a joy to develop these passions within the field of...

Suffolk on screen

Rachel Aldridge of Screen Suffolk tells all about how the organisation’s goal of making Suffolk the most film-friendly county Screen Suffolk is the official county-wide film office for Suffolk, contracted by and representing all Suffolk district councils and the...

Art & More

With a thriving art community on our doorstep, here’s the come together space to learn about local artists, exhibitions, creatives and all…

A feast of great art

For those with an appetite for great art, Art for Cure is hosting its latest exhibition – Feast - from 25th– 28th September 2021 at Ballroom Arts, Aldeburgh’s newest exhibition space. With the exhibition’s theme of food, and its opening coinciding with the 2021...

Blue Sky Success

With only a few days remaining of Art for Cure’s stunning online Blue Sky exhibition, don’t miss your chance to acquire a piece of unique and fabulous art. Charity founder, Belinda Gray says of the month-long exhibition: “We’ve have been amazed at the support Blue Sky...

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About ThePlace2Be

Combining her love of Woodbridge (home for the last 12 years), and experience as a magazine editor and PR specialist, Lyn Peters’ lightbulb moment for theplace2be came during the Covid lockdown.

“With more and more people happily embracing the internet to stay in touch with family and friends, it struck me that it’s the perfect time to take on a new digital venture and create an affordable online space that is enjoyed by all.”

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