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Ho ho ho — Santa Claus is coming to town!

He must be very busy what with checking who has been good, overseeing his team of elves and ensuring his reindeer will be ready for the big day, but Father Christmas is still finding time to visit Diss.

December 7, 2018

If you fancy giving a loved one a Christmas present that is unique rather than your run of the mill store bought gift, you could do worse than head to an exhibition of affordable art in Diss.


December 5, 2018

Folk will go festive when celebrated duo Paul Sartin and Paul Hutchinson bring their joint project Belshazzar’s Feast for a Christmas-themed show to Diss.


December 3, 2018

Writer-director Bill Holderman’s frothy romantic comedy stars Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen and Mary Steenburgen as life-long friends, who have forgotten what it means to grow old disgracefully.


November 28, 2018

A Suffolk crime novelist will be signing books in Diss this December.


November 27, 2018

From some big name comedy to madcap reinterpretations of classic tales, and music ranging from folk stalwarts to a jazz songstress and a dose of Gilbert and Sullivan, the New Year promises some top treats as the new season is unveiled at Diss Corn Hall.

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November 24, 2018

Art from the First World War will be the fascinating and moving subject of a special talk in Diss by local art historian Tania Harrington.

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November 22, 2018

Inject some real festive spirit into your Christmas shopping with a whirl around wonderful seasonal markets. To get those special gifts, stock up on local seasonal produce and visit Father Christmas, here is our guide to eight places for festive cheer.

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November 21, 2018

A good record is the cure for a bad day. You might be down on your luck, up the creek or on the skids – but it’s clinically impossible to stay depressed to a good tune, says Si Cranstoun.

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November 19, 2018

There was a time when Terence Rattigan could do no wrong. He turned out comedies and dramas for the stage and screenplays for the movies one after another, all beautifully crafted and, above all, beautifully written.

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