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Easter Holiday Things to Do in Suffolk

Come to Suffolk for your Easter break this year there's lots on!



We have lots of Easter themed events, days out, Easter Egg Hunts and delicious meal ideas in Suffolk so read on for some eggcellent choices...

Easter Dining

2018

Sunday 1st April - Easter Sunday Lunch

Celebrate Easter with the whole family at SbN at their Easter Sunday Lunch.
Enjoy a sumptuous three-course carvery in the AA 2 Rosette Lakes Restaurant. Kids will receive a special Easter-themed gift! Visit Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa to book.



Sunday 1 April - Easter Sunday/April Fools at The Weeping Willow
The Weeping Willow Pub, 39 Bury Road, Barrow, Suffolk, IP29 5AB
Hop to it this Easter with a tasty Easter Sunday meal from The Weeping Willow. Scrumptious roast lamb with a special April Fools dessert. 3 courses - £35 per person
Tel: 01284 771881, Email: hello@theweepingwillow.co.uk



Activities...

Friday 30 March to Monday 2 April - Eastertide Event at Kentwell Hall
11am - 5pm
Kentwell Hall, High Street, Long Melford, C010 9BA
Kentwell Easter

Easter Weekend is one of our most popular weekends of the year - we have so much going on, and as most of it is indoors, it is a very weather-proof event!
Tudor Eastertide - 100 Tudors about the manor, under cover and in the grounds, celebrating Easter Tudor-style.
The Impossible Easter Quiz – attempt our infamous impossible Quiz challenge for the whole family, for a chance to win a huge chocolate egg.
House Open - view the Hall (some rooms downstairs will contain Tudors!).
Gardens Open - spring bulbs and blossom festoon over 10 acres of garden, moats, ponds and woodland. Breathtaking.
Childrens' Easter Egg Trail - find all the wooden eggs and crack the code to win a prize.
Family Fun Trails – join the Storybook Trail in the Gardens and the Heffalump Hunt down on the Farm.
On the Farm - this year's lambs, chicks and piglets join the sheep, cows, pigs, goats and horses.
All of our activities will go on, whatever the weather, and your visit can certainly fill a whole day. Come early and stay for the day, there is so much to see and do - a visit to a Kentwell event really is a whole Day Out!
We'll also be serving delicious lunches, teas and snacks in our Stableyard area.
The Bakehouse will be very busy baking hot cross buns (donations for which go to Macmillan Cancer Support). The Cooks in the Tudor Kitchen create a big feast for the Gentlefolk for Easter Sunday. Visit the Needlewomen and hang something on their Trinity Tree and discuss the politics and news of the times with the Gentlefolk. All around the manor 16th Century life will be continuing as usual. See Kentwell Hall for venue information and full 2018 events list.

Friday 30 March to Friday 13 April - Easter at the Heritage Centre
11am - 4pm daily
Palace House Newmarket, Palace House, Palace Street, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 8EP
Join us over the Easter holidays for a chance to have-a-go grooming a pony. You will be able to brush and cuddle our friendly inhabitants and learn more about their welfare and nutrition no need to book just turn up and enjoy the day!

Explore our 'Store Secrets' with Science Curator Briony in the pop-up discovery pod - here you will discover the hidden science behind the objects and have the chance to get up close to some of our weird and wonderful collection - please check the website for timings.

Enter our colouring and crafts competition for the chance of winning some wonderful prizes you can pick up the colouring sheets form Palace House Shop.

Event included in admission price. Tel: 01638 667314

Friday 30 March - St John Passion - Gippeswyk Singers and the Classic Chamer Orchestra
7.30pm. St John’s Church, Orwell Road, Felixstowe, IP11 7PW
A beautifully expressive and dramatic oratorio for Good Friday by JS Bach, featuring young professional soloists and conducted by Geoff Lavery. See Music Concerts In Suffolk for full information.

Saturday 31 March - Maisebrooke Farm EASTER FAIR & EGG HUNT
10.00am - 4.00pm
Maisebrooke Farm, Shipmeadow, Beccles, NR34 8HJ

A fun day out for all the family with a busy Egg Hunt and opportunity to see Baby Goats, Lambs and Chicks....& enjoy a delicious home produced All Day Barbeque, Beer Tent and Stalls etc
Contact: David and Jo Lay 01502 711018 / 07436264612

Visit Jimmy's Farm this Easter holiday

Open everyday over Easter. Jimmy's Farm has lots of activities for all the family including baby chicks, ducklings and goslings, Sheepdog Trials, Shepherd talks, Lamb racing & petting, competitions, Fishing, Face painting, Meet the Animals & lots more!

Sunday 1 April - Easter Egg Hunt at The Westleton Crown
12.00pm - 3.00pm
The Westleton Crown, The Street, Westleton, IP17 3AD
The Westleton Crown

Join us this Easter Sunday with family and friends. There will be a number of Easter activities for the little ones, including a fun Easter egg hunt in our terraced garden. This is a free event and everyone is welcome. See The Westleton Crown for more information.




Friday 6 April - Suffolk County Music Service: Easter Concert
7.30pm. Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Snape, IP17 1SP

Join Suffolk Youth Orchestra, Suffolk Young Strings, and Suffolk Youth Wind Ensemble for an exciting programme of music this Spring. These "County Ensembles" are part of Suffolk County Music Service's "Suffolk Youth Music" programme of activities for children and young people. See Music Concerts In Suffolk for full information and ticket prices.

Take the bigger little monkeys to Go Ape this Easter!



Go Ape is the UK's No.1 Forest Adventure, perfect for a day out with a difference. You can try out the Tree Top Adventure and release your inner Tarzan - speed down zip wires, climb rope bridges, tackle swings and wobbly crossings; all suspended up to 120 feet above the forest floor. Or for those that prefer keeping their feet on the ground, there's the Forest Segway. Get off-road and explore the great outdoors in style!


Friday 6 April to Sunday 8 April - The Croft Campsite Children's Festival
The Croft Campsite, The Green, Ubbeston, IP19 0HB

There will be music workshops, spoken word workshops, handicraft tent, wide games, a chance to do some cobbing, and performances. See The Croft Campsite for more information.

Get away this Easter with a trip to Kessingland Beach Holiday Park
Situated on the Suffolk Coast overlooking the beach, the family orientated and dog friendly Kessingland Beach Holiday Park boasts a heated indoor swimming pool, cafes and restaurants, play area and games room for the children and a packed programme of entertainment to keep the whole family happy. Click on the link above to book your stay.




Saturday 7 April to Sunday 8 April - The Framlingham Country Show
10.00am - 5.00pm. Framlingham College, Framlingham, IP13 9EY
The Framlingham Country Show will be bringing in many new and exciting attractions. Zones this year from amazing Horse and Motorbike Stunts to the wonderful World of Birds demonstrations with the main ring packed daily. We will again be supporting small producers and adding to our Food and Drink Markets, the Classic British Bake Off and the fabulous Celebrity Chefs who can be seen on television regularly.

Throughout the day there are many exciting cookery demonstrations and talk areas packed full of interesting talks. We are very excited about our Rural Crafters and local and handmade with so many interesting demonstrations. As well as all of this, there will be lots for the children to do and participate in from our Petting Farm, Punch and Judy, Archery, Small Aircraft flying and let's not forget the Amazing Reptiles and much much more. New this year there will be a large Living History area are which will fit in really well with Fram Castle as a backdrop. The Show with something for everybody. 8 bands playing daily.

The FESTIVALS OF DOGS will be there again this year with many new and exciting things. With over 25 classes per day raising money for Charity which you can enter without registering as well as Dog Agility and two main rings, so much for all our four legged friends to do and participate in.

Live demonstrations across five rings which will have an array of interesting,
different and fun displays, including performances by many professionals, celebrities, trainers and experts.

Entry £8. Web: https://www.classicfestivals.co.uk/

Grab a last minute EASTER break with Acanthus of Southwold
Acanthus in Southwold are a family run letting agency offering an excellent range of beautiful properties in and around Southwold. Family friendly and many dog friendly houses too, they have some great last minute Easter deals. Clink on the link above to find out more.




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These are just a few ideas for your Easter break in Suffolk but for more events in Suffolk click on this link and see what you can find!

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