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Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk  April 2017




Saturday 29 April to Monday 1 May
Clare Art Club Arts and Crafts Exhibition
10:00am - 5:00pm
Clare Town Hall, Market Hill, Clare, Sudbury, CO10 8NN
The Clare Art Club Art and Craft Exhibition is home to a wide variety of original art, crafts, jewellery, prints and cards for sale, all produced by local artists. There will be art demonstrations going on throughout the weekend, so pop down and learn some tips from the artists themselves. Tea, coffee and homemade cakes are available for you to enjoy after browsing through the artwork. Free entry all weekend and make sure you enter the prize draw for a chance to win a stunning picture!
Free entry
Tel: 07580032733

Sunday 30 April to Monday 1 May
The Mid and West Suffolk Show
10am - 4pm
Stonham Barns, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, IP14 6AT



Headlining act this year is Xtreme Stunt Team with their motorcycle verses man on a cycle display. Also come and see The Lowestoft Dog Display Team, birds of prey flying displays, trade Stands, craft stalls, children's activities, free face painting, classic vehicles, farm machinery and steam engines and more. For more information see Events over the May Bank Holiday Weekends

Adult £7.50, Children £4, Concessions £5 and family ticket (2 adults and 2 children) £20
Tel: 01449 711111 or 01449 710191 or email: events@stonhambarns.co.uk

Sunday 30 April
Classic Vehicle Rally and Country Fayre
10.00am - 5.00pm
Earsham Hall, Earsham , NR35 2AN



500+ classic vehicles on show in the beautiful grounds of Earsham Hall.
There will also be live music, children's entertainment, a wide variety of stalls, autojumbles and catering outlets.
There are 6 categories for judging: Cars, American, Military, Heavy Commercial, Tractors and Motorcycles.
£5 adults, under 16s free
Contact: Michael Gardiner, Tel: 07599 935113,
Email: michaelegardiner@hotmail.com
Stalls Contact: Mandy Hawksley, Tel: 07599 935165,
email: lionspandm@btinternet.com

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Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk  May 2017
Monday 1 May
Mind Body Spirit Fayre
11am to 5pm
The Bull Hotel , Hall Street, Long Melford, CO10 9JG
HOLISTIC THERAPIES - SPIRITUAL READINGS - FREE WORKSHOPS
Reiki, Crystals, Tarot, Mediumship, Runes, Palmistry, Spiritual Books Gifts & Tools, Himalayan Salt Lamps, Psychic Art, Astrology, Oracle Cards, Unicorn Healing, Reflexology And More! Pre-book your ticket for the chance to win one of two prizes - 1hr Reiki Treatment and 1hr Spiritual Guidance Reading.

Entrance Ticket £5.00 (U16's Free)
Call The Bull Hotel 01787 378494 or 01787 467671 or email bull.longmelford@greeneking.co.uk


Monday 1 May
Mendlesham Annual Street Fayre & Craft Show
Open at 10am, procession at 12noon
Old Station Road, Mendlesham, Stowmarket, IP14 5RT
The annual Mendlesham Street Fayre. A wonderful day out for all the family, traditional and modern entertainment, an indoor Craft Fayre with a huge variety of handmade goods. A wide selection of stalls in the street itself and a huge choice of refreshments from a choice of places.
Free entry. Pitches £25.
To book a table in the indoor Craft Fayre please email Julie Williams at neil.williams38@btinternet.com.
To book a space in the street please contact Angela Pickup at angiepickup@btinternt.com.

Monday 1 May
Rose May Fete
10am til 4pm
Ringsfield Village Hall grounds, Church road, Beccles, NR34 8NT
Traditional May day fete, Various stalls inside and out, cream teas, arena, displays, fun dog show and more.
Free admission
For more info or to book a stall please email: becclesmaydayfete@hotmail.co.uk




Saturday 6 May
East Coast Crafters May Fair
10.00am to 3.00pm
St Margarets House, Gordon Road, Lowestoft, NR32 1JQ
New collective of handmade crafters. Spaces cost £10 per pitch. Proceeds in aid of the North East Suffolk Citizens Advice Bureau Charity.
Tel: 01502 512742

Sunday 7 May
Woottens Grand Spring Fair
10am - 4pm
Woottens of Wenhaston, The Iris Fields, Hall Road, Wehaston, IP19 9HF



Join us at our new location for an even bigger event this May. We will be joined by over thirty different stallholders including:
- Plant Specialists from across Suffolk, Norfolk & Essex.
- Local Arts, Crafts, Sculpture & Pottery. Textiles & Antiques.
- Delicious Food & Sumptuous Drinks.

Our huge range of plants will be available for browsing and buying.
Dogs welcome on a lead. Toilets & disabled parking facilities available. Although access is on grass paths only. FREE PARKING
FREE!! Donations to the NGS
Contact us on: 01502 478258 or visit Woottens of Wenhaston

Thursday 11 May
Storyteller of the Year Entertains
7.30pm
Fisher Theatre, Broad Street, Bungay, NR35 1EE



The Bard of Windmill Hill turns the absurd, bewildering and frequently frustrating aspects of modern life into laughter fodder. Witty, ironic and waspish, this is social comment and cerebral stand-up at its best. He has been praised by the BBC's Dr Phil Hammond for the range and depth of his work. This could be just the prescription you need.

Tickets £8
Web: www.fishertheatre.org, Tel: 01986 897130

Thursday 11 May
Storyteller of the Year Entertains
7.30pm
Fisher Theatre, Broad Street, Bungay, NR35 1EE



The Bard of Windmill Hill turns the absurd, bewildering and frequently frustrating aspects of modern life into laughter fodder. Witty, ironic and waspish, this is social comment and cerebral stand-up at its best. He has been praised by the BBC's Dr Phil Hammond for the range and depth of his work. This could be just the prescription you need.
Tickets: £8
Email: info@fishertheatre.org or tel: 01986 897130 for more information.

Friday 12 May
Storyteller of the Year Entertains
7.30pm
Seagull Theatre, 19-75 Morton Road, Lowestoft, NR33 0JH



The Bard of Windmill Hill turns the absurd, bewildering and frequently frustrating aspects of modern life into laughter fodder. Witty, ironic and waspish, this is social comment and cerebral stand-up at its best.

"Brilliant, captivating, cheering" Chippenham Folk Festival
"He gets better every time I see him" Anna Saunders, Director, Cheltenham Poetry Festival
"Pure magic" Chagstock

Tickets £8
Web: www.theseagull.co.uk, Tel: 01502 589726

Saturday 13 May to Sunday 14 May
Weird and Wonderful Wood Festival
10.30am-5pm
Haughley Park, Nr Wetherden, Stowmarket, IP14 3JY
Over 120 artists and crafts from all over the country gather to celebrate wood. This family friendly event features demonstrations, wonderful workshops for all ages, exciting activities such as archery, den building and willow weaving, there will even be a working mobile sawmill on site, so if you want to bring your own tree, it can be cut for you! Plus local food and drink and music.

Ticket Prices: Adults: £8, Concessions: £6, Children under 12: £4, Under 3: Free.
See Suffolk Festivals for moe info.

Saturday 13 May
Craft and Gift Fair
11.00am til 4.00pm
St Peter’s by the Waterfront, College Street, Ipswich, IP1 1XF
St Peter's by the Waterfront Craft & Gift Fairs return for 2017 with another great selection of stalls once a month between May and December.
See St Peter's by the Waterfront for venue information.





Wednesday 17 May to Saturday 20 May
Beyond A Joke - A Two Rivers Theatre Company Production
Doors open 7pm, curtain up at 7.45pm.
Sir John Mills Theatre, Gatacre Road, Ipswich, IP1 2LQ



Jane and Andrew's pleasant country house with its beautiful sprawling garden might well be described as accident-prone. Several people have already met their untimely deaths in unfortunate and embarrassing circumstances, but when Sally''s young man, Geoff, arrives for the weekend he is unaware of the house's reputation.
Throw in some unexpected visitors, including the vicar, and a little misunderstanding into the mix and chaos ensues! Jane, Andrew and the rest of their family desperately try to keep up appearances but will the skeletons in their closet be revealed...?
Come along and join Two Rivers in this hilariously fast paced comedy to find out...!
An Amateur Production by kind permission of Samuel French.
Adults £9.00, Concessions £8.00
Tickets available by calling the SJM Box office on 01473 211498 or visit www.easternangles.co.uk/event/beyond-a-joke

Friday 19 May to Sunday 28 May
Bury Festival
Venues across Bury St Edmunds, Bury St Edmunds



The Bury Festival showcases artists of international renown alongside home-grown talent, there is street theatre, music, plays, walks, films, ballet and lots more. The 59 events this year span 13 venues across Bury St Edmunds.

Tickets range from £8-£38 with free street theatre performances.
For more information, see Suffolk Festivals

Sunday 21 May
May Fair
11am - 4pm
Foxburrow Farm, Suffolk Wildlife Trust, Saddlemakers Lane, Woodbridge, IP121NA
Pond dipping, storytelling, facepainting and games, Donkey rides.
Farlingaye High School art trail. Crafts for Sale. Live music and folk dance. Pop-up cafe and sausage wagon. Sorry no dogs.
Tickets: Adults £3, Children: £2
Tel: 01394 380113. Email: foxburrow.education@suffolkwildlifetrust.org Click here for more information about Suffolk Wildlife Trust





Friday 26 May to Tuesday 30 May
Potters and Friends
10am - 5pm
Little Hall, Market Square, Lavenham, CO10 9QZ
A selection of quality items handcrafted by the stallholders, mostly pottery but including weaving, a blacksmith,textiles, and other traditional crafts.
Tel: 01284 827417

Saturday 27 May to Sunday 28 May
LeeStock Festival
Music from midday
Melford Hall , Long Melford, Sudbury, CO10 9AA
The tenth year of LeeStock Festival, including headliners Newton Faulkner, Toploader and Wheatus plus many more, and a beer and cider festival. LeeStock has raised over £100,000 for the Willow Foundation.
Day tickets from £12 + booking fee. Under 12's go FREE
See LeeStock Festival for more information.

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Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk  June 2017
Thursday 1 June to Saturday 10 June
Pulse Festival
New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS



A 10 day Festival of inspirational contemporary theatre in Ipswich featuring 49 shows.

Tickets: Starting at £10, Under 26 starting at £5
For more information, see: Suffolk Festivals

Thursday 1 June to Saturday 3 June
Red Rooster Festival
Gates open on Thursday 1st June at 4pm.
Euston Hall, Euston, IP24 2QW



Celebrate all things Deep South at Red Rooster Festival - a family friendly weekend experience of music, food and culture with the very best in RnB, Americana, Blues, Soul, Roots and Country. The 2017 line up includes;
NICK LOWE, JD MCPHERSON & NICK WATERHOUSE plus lots more.

Tickets: £55 (+booking fee) for the weekend including 3 nights camping. Saturday tickets: £35 incl 1 night camping.
See Suffolk Festivals for more information.




Friday 9 June to Sunday 11 June
Alive & V-Dubbin Festival
Friday 12midday - 11.30pm, Saturday 9am - 11.30pm, Sunday 9am - 5pm
Haughley Park, Ipswich, IP14 3JY



Family friendly festival celebrating all things Volkswagen! A weekend of live music, great food, car and van shows and lots of activities (many free) for kids.

Day Tickets £13 Adult, £5 Children, Under 3's Free (Only available on the gate) Camping tickets available online.
See Suffolk Festivals for more information

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Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk  July 2017
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Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk  August 2017



Friday 18 August to Sunday 20 August
Folkeast Festival
Glemham Hall, Little Glemham, Woodbridge, IP13 0BT



Suffolk's top Folk Festival returns for its sixth year. Three days of incredible local and international talent including headliners Folk legend and ex-Bellowhead frontman Jon Boden stepping out solo, and 2017 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards nominees Nancy Kerr, Kris Drever & Ninebarrowm plus Sam Kelly & The Lost Boys.



Not to mention art, poetry, dance, yoga, great food and drink and a ton of fun activities for the children.
£115 (adult), £100 (full time students, senior citizens), £70 Youth tickets (12-17 year old) which must be purchased with an adult ticket. Family weekend tickets (two adults & two 12-17 year olds) £342. UNDER 11'S GO FREE.
For more information, see: Folkeast Festival 2017

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Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk  September 2017
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