Weird & Wacky

Kris Collins, of Thompson and Morgan, stands by the 1,884lb Paton Twins Giant pumpkin that is on display at Jimmy's Farm.

Video: Giant pumpkin to make star appearance on BBC’s The One Show with Chris Evans and Alex Jones

A record-breaking pumpkin on show near Ipswich is going to appear on BBC One’s The One Show tonight.

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Suffolk auctioneer, Basil Smith, celebrated his 90th birthday today on 27th October.
Basil works in the Garden Produce section of the Clarke & Simpson auction rooms at Campsea Ashe and was given a surprise presentation during his auction.

Basil at work on his birthday.

Video/Gallery: Veteran auctioneer Basil Smith celebrates 90th birthday at work

A Suffolk auctioneer says he has no plans to hang up his gavel after celebrating his 90th birthday presiding, as usual, over a weekly plants and produce market on Monday.

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Characters arrive for the SciFi weekend at Moyses Hall Museum in Bury.

Gallery: Darth Vader actor David Prowse praises Bury St Edmunds’ sci-fi exhibition

Star Wars actor David Prowse has said a sci-fi convention in Bury St Edmunds is one of the best he has ever been to.

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The Lego version of Portman Road, created by Chris Smith

Man who makes Lego models of football grounds builds Ipswich Town’s Portman Road

The home of Ipswich Town can now be yours to own – for under £300.

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Star Wars fanatic Jason Buxton with his massive collection of items from the film franchise.

Family’s Star Wars collection started with 20p purchase from boot sale - and now their Ixworth home is like shrine to the cult film

One of region’s biggest Star Wars collectors is inviting fans of the sci-fi blockbuster to ‘Come to the Suffolk Side’.

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