Go­ings on around the county

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Fram­ling­ham Cas­tle is a great place to find en­ter­tain­ment for all the fam­ily over the sum­mer. On July 1 & 2, you can en­joy The Can­ter­bury Tales (per­for­mances at 11.30am, 1pm, 2.30pm and 4pm), when Blast from the Past present a se­lec­tion of Chaucer’s best-loved tales. Drama, verse, phys­i­cal theatre and song bring Chaucer’s char­ac­ters to ri­otous life. Adult £8.90/child £5.30/ concession £8/Fam­ily £23.10 English Her­itage Mem­bers free

On July 16, Chap­ter­house out­door theatre bring their pro­duc­tion of A Mid­sum­mer Night’s Dream (gates open 6pm, per­for­mance starts at 7pm). Take a pic­nic blan­ket or low back chair to watch the per­for­mance and be pre­pared for Bri­tish weather. Adults £15/con­ces­sions £15/ chil­dren £10/fam­ily £44.

On July 29 and 30 it’s Joust from 10.30am – 5pm. Mag­nif­i­cent knights on horse­back – cheer on your hero in a thun­der­ing battle of brav­ery and honour. An ac­tion-packed day out. Adults £10.90/child £6.50/concession £9.80/fam­ily £28.30 English Her­itage Mem­bers: Adult: £1.50/ child 5/concession £1.20/fam­ily £3.50

On July 24-28 Cas­tle At­tack! 11am – 5pm. Join in a mini me­dieval cas­tle siege .... take cover! Adult £8.90/child £5.30/ concession £8/fam­ily £23.10 English Her­itage Mem­bers free Fram­ling­ham Cas­tle, Church Street, Fram­ling­ham IP13 9BP In­for­ma­tion: www.en­glish­her­itage.org.uk/fram­ling­ham A host of na­tional names are set to join lo­cal artists for Ip­swich Jazz Fes­ti­val, June 23-25, at venues across the town. It in­cludes live mu­sic, art shows, dance, film screen­ings and work­shops. The Back to Basie or­ches­tra, which has been voted best Bri­tish Big Band at the Bri­tish Jazz Awards six times, is among the star per­form­ers. The event is spon­sored by Kerseys Solic­i­tors, along with Ip­swich Bor­ough Coun­cil, Arts Coun­cil Eng­land, Ip­swich Town and Wa­ter­front and ColourPlan Print. Many of the events are free and the not-for-profit ven­ture is keep­ing paid-for ticket prices as low as pos­si­ble. In­for­ma­tion at www.ip­swich­jaz­zfes­ti­val.org.uk

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