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August Bank Holiday in Suffolk - what's on

AUGUST BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND Saturday 27th-Monday 29th August 2016

Friday 26th - Sunday 28th August - Beer Festival, The Cherry Tree Inn, Woodbridge
10.30am - 11.00pm
The Cherry Tree Inn, 73 Cumberland Street, Woodbridge, IP12 4AG
The Cherry Tree Inn Woodbridge (opposite Notcutts) will be holding their beer festival on the 26th, 27th and 28th August 2016. There will be at least 25 real ales from all across Great Britain, including Purple Moose of Porthmadog, Bude of Cornwall, Atlas of Argyll, Windsor and Eton of Windsor, Bosuns of Yorkshire and of course, our local Adnams from Southwold. Hot and cold food will be available 12.00pm - 9.00pm Friday and Saturday and 12.00pm - 8.00pm on Sunday.
Website: www.thecherrytreepub.co.uk, Telephone: 01394 384627, Email: info@thecherrytreepub.co.uk

Saturday 27th August - Middleton Annual Summer Fete
2.00pm. Bell Inn Meadow, Bell Inn, The Street, Middleton, IP17 3NR.
Traditional Summer Fete with games, competitions, boules, egg throwing, stalls, BBQ, teas, Comic Dog Show etc. Free Entry.

Fenland Country Fair Saturday 27th to Monday 29th August, Stow-cum Quy Park

Gates Open: 9.00am to 5.30pm. Free admission for under 11's. Tickets £12.50. Gundog event, Vintage cars and tractors, Heavy horses, Falconry display, Archery, Clay pigeon shooting, Terrier Show and racing, Ferret show and racing, Poultry, Bee keeping, Thrashing demonstration, Rural crafts, Quality trade stands, Bar and full catering, Cookery demonstration all day and lots more. See Fenland Country Fair

Sunday 28th - MARVELLOUS MAKERS FAIR, Long Shop Museum
A new ‘Making it Work’ venture celebrating Suffolk creativity. Local and Suffolk ‘makers and movers’ on display and trading.
For contact information and other events see Long Shop Museum

Sunday 28th - ANNUAL ONE DAY BEER AND GIN FESTIVAL, Kirtling Red Lion


The Kirtling Red Lion, 214 The Street, Kirtling, Newmarket CB8 9PD
For more information see Kirtling Red Lion

Family Friendly Restaurants in Suffolk

Family Friendly Restaurants in Suffolk

Eating out with the kids is easy is Suffolk! Find details of restaurants and inns offering children's menus and things to keep your little ones entertained - plus excellent food, of course! - by clicking on the link above.


Sunday 28th August - Beccles Antiques Street Market
Beccles Antiques Street Market

Beccles Town Centre, Beccles, NR34 9HA. 08:00 - 16:30
The Beccles Antiques Street Market held in the centre of Beccles will take place on Sunday 28th August, (Bank Holiday weekend). The market plays host to a hundred general and specialist dealers selling a wide range of good quality antiques and collectables including furniture, silver, china, linen, jewellery, books, clocks, retro and vintage design and decorative items.
Many of the local shops and restaurants and bars are open that day and first class local 'street food' catering is incorporated into the market, including a hog roast. If you haven't been before you really should give it a visit and experience the pleasure of a busy outdoor specialist market. Free entry, well signposted, SAT NAV NR34 9HA.
Follow us on facebook at ww.facebook.com/antiquesmarketbeccles
FREE event.
Tel: Kate Lee 01502 711174 for more information



Sunday 28th to Monday 29th August - The 'Magic Ear' Exhibition'
The 'Magic Ear' Exhibition
12.30pm - 4.30pm
Bawdsey Radar, The Transmitter Block, Off B1083, via Bawdsey Village, Bawdsey, IP12 3AT

This unique exhibition, with its interactive displays, tells the story of the “Invention that Changed the World”. It reveals how scientists, engineers and technicians came together at Bawdsey in the 1930s in total secrecy.
See Bawdsey Radar for more information.



Sunday 28th to Monday 29th August - RAIL N ALE WEEKEND, Mid-Suffolk Light Railway


Brockford Station, Wetheringsett IP14 5PW
Steam and beer with two locos in steam and a selection of the finest local ales in our real ale bar The Kitchener Arms.
For more information see Mid-Suffolk Light Railway

Rainy Day Activities in Suffolk

Rainy Day Activities in Suffolk

We all hope for sun but just in case the weather lets us down find things to do on a rainy day in Suffolk this summer by clicking on the link above.


Sunday 28th August - Bubble Rush
11.00am-3.00pm. Christchurch Park, Ipswich IP4 2BX.
Suffolk's first ever Bubble Rush is coming to Christchurch Park! Bubble Rush is a fantastic, fun-filled, family event in which anyone of any age can take part, raising funds for St Elizabeth Hospice. The fabulously frothy event features five bubble stations with bubble cannons which blasts participants with crazy-coloured bubbles, covering you in safe, frothy foam! Each station jets out different coloured bubbles, which also have a matching scent, and unique music to listen to as you run, walk or dance along the route. Tel: 01473 723600



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