MAY BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND 3rd to 5th MAY
Come to Kentwell Hall this May Day weekend and take part in this fantastic event for all the family!
Celebrate May Day at our liveliest event of the year. There is something for everyone, from music, dancing, plays and processions and over 100 of our costumed Tudors. Join in with making garlands for the processions; make posies and help to decorate the buildings and dress the well; help to dress the May Tree; make paper boats to sail on the Washerwomen's pond; dance in the grand circle dance around the May Tree and join in with the songs. Lots to do and fun for all! Also the House, Gardens and Farm are all open so join us at Kentwell Hall
Art UnequalledSaturday 3rd May - Monday 5th May - Clare Art Club Exhibition, Clare Town Hall, Sudbury
3rd - 5th May
Find high quality handmade work presented direct from the maker. Artists will be presenting work in a range of media including sculpture, glass, ceramics, painting, prints, textiles.
For full details see: Art Exhibitions in Suffolk
Browse through a large selection of artwork, jewellery, crafts, prints and more whilst learning tips from the artists themselves. Refreshments available and remember to enter the prize draw to win the painting above. For full details see: Art Exhibitions SuffolkSaturday 3rd May - Drinkstone Sale Trail at Drinkstone Village and Village Hall
Households around the village open their garages up to hold garage sales and others sell from tabletops in the brand new Village Hall. Refreshments, toilets, etc in Village Hall. Fund raising for the Village Hall Charity. Contact: Sue Foulsham - Chairman Drinkstone Village Hall (Registered Charity), Tel: 01449 736314Sunday 4th May - Monday 5th May - "Middy in the War Years" - Mid Suffolk Light Railway
War reenactment, including real ail bar and steam train rides!! See - Mid Suffolk Light Railway Sunday 4th May - Classic Vehicle Rally & Country Fayre 2014 at Earsham Hall, near Bungay
10am - 5pm
There will be plenty to see from classic cars to tractors and military vehicles.
For full details see: Fetes and Fairs in Suffolk
Pepper Pig is coming to Colne Valley Railway!Sunday 4th May - Beccles Antiques Street Market, Beccles Town Centre
Pepper and younger brother George will be making appearances throughout the day, so come along and reserve your seat at:
Colne Valley Railway, Castle Hedingham
8am - 4.30pm
Come down to Beccles for a wide range of antiques and collectables.
More information can be found here - Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk
Events from 2013Saturday 25 May and Sunday 26 May LeeStock Festival
at Melford Hall Park, Long Melford
With headliners Toploader and Space you are in for a great weekend at this Suffolk Festival with proceeds donated to the Willow Foundation. For more information and to book your tickets see: LeeStock Music FestivalSaturday 25 May to Monday 27 May - Kentwell Through the Centuries
11am to 5pm at Kentwell Hall, Long Melford
For more information see: Kentwell Hall
25th to 27th May The Vintage Market, Southwold
If retro is your thing, head to Southwold for the Bank Holiday weekend's Vintage Market.
Open from 10am till 5pm at The Town Hall - you are sure to find a Bargain!
For more details see: The Vintage Market SouthwoldSaturday 25 May - Master Crafts Fair
10am - 2pm at Botesdale Village Hall, near Diss
For more information see: For more information see: Fetes Fairs and Shows - SuffolkSaturday 25 May to Monday 27th May - Yoxford Flower Festival
10.00am until 5.00pm at St. Peter’s Church, Yoxford
For more information see: Yoxford Flower FestivalSaturday 25 May St Peter's by the Waterfront Spring Craft Fair
10am to 4pm at St Peter’s by the Waterfront, Ipswich
A chance to buy some great locally crafted gifts at St Peter's. For more details see: For more information see: Fetes Fairs and Shows - Suffolk
Visit The Suffolk Punch TrustSaturday 25 May - The Society of Strange and Ancient Instruments
The Hollesley Bay Colony Stud is the world's oldest stud farm breeding the extremely rare Suffolk Punch. Visit this Bank Holiday Weekend to see a living and working part of Suffolk's history - see Suffolk Punch Trust
7:30pm at St Edmund’s Church, Southwold
Head to Southwold to hear the of Medieval and Renaissance music in a thrilling concert by the brilliant Society of Strange and Ancient Instruments.
For more information see: Music Concerts - SuffolkSaturday 25 May to Monday 27 May - Insight Massage Open Weekend
9am to 5pm at Red House Yards, Thornham Magna
For more information see: Red House YardsSaturday 25 to Monday 27th May
Beer Festival with BBQ & Music
Join the Festivities at href='http://www.suffolktouristguide.com/Wenhaston/The-Star-Inn-1317.asp' target='_blank'>The Star InnThe Star Inn, Wenhaston this Bank Holiday Weekend
Real Ales & Ciders from Noon - 11pmSaturday 25 May - Charity Antiques & Collectables Valuation Day
10am until 1pm at Holiday Inn, Ipswich
All proceeds to St Elizabeth Hospice.
For more information see: What's On in IpswichSaturday 25th to 2nd June
This annual Suffolk Walking Festival continues throughout the Bank Holiday Weekend. There will be strolls through medieval villages and rambles in the countryside. For details see: Suffolk Walking FestivalSaturday 25 May - Mexican Fiesta
Thornham Coach House Restaurant
Join this family run friendly café & restaurant at one of their special theme nights for a delicious feast and a lively night out! Thornham Coach House RestaurantSaturday 25 May - Baroque Theatre Company Presents - “Kindly Leave the Stage”
7.30pm at The Seagull Theatre, Pakefield near Lowestoft
For more information see: What's On SuffolkSunday 26 May - Open Day - Museum of the 95th Bomb Group.
10am-4pm at Red Feather Club - 95th Bomb Group Heritage Association
The award-winning museum houses only uniforms and memorabilia relating to the 95th Bomb Group who were based at Horham during WW2.
Venue Address: The Red Feather Club, Horham. Suffolk IP21 5DG (four miles south-east of Eye off the B1117Sunday 26 May - Aldeburgh Family Fun Day
12:00 - 16:00 at Kings Field, Aldeburgh
Attractions will include a megaslide, gladiator duel, bouncy castle, a barbecue and entertainment. Vehicles from a host of emergency services including police cars, fire engines and RNLI and Coastguard transportation.
For more information see: Fetes Fairs and Shows - SuffolkSunday 26 May Plant Heritage Spring Plant Fair
Helmingham Hall Gardens
Hundreds of rare and unusual plants, garden and lifestyle accessories as well as local food, drink and music make this a day not just for the plant enthusiast but the whole family. See: Helmingham Hall Gardens Sunday 26 May Sunday Afternoon Cream Teas
12 noon to 5pm at Brick Kiln Barn, Sibton
Cream teas and cakes will be served today as part of Peasenhall Open Gardens
For details - Brick Kiln BarnSunday 26 May British Red Cross Open Gardens
2-5pm at Glemham Hall, near Woodbridge
Elizabethan mansion in parkland. Wide lawns bordered by magnificent yews. Walled garden with pond. No dogs, Teas, wheelchair access, dedicated parking, Toilets. £4 recommended donation. Children under 16 free.
Venue details: Glemham Hall
Enjoy the Thrills at Pleasurewood Hills!Sunday 26 May Suffolk Philharmonic Orchestra with Julian Lloyd Webber
With 4 new rides this year plus all your favourites including Wipeout - the tallest, fastest and most extreme rollercoaster in the East of England. You can also enjoy the Sea Lion and Parrot shows and relax in the Terrace Cafe. For more information see: Pleasurewood Hills
4.00pm at The Apex, Bury St Edmunds
For more details see: Music Concerts - SuffolkSunday 26 May Jazz Night - Melodius Thunk
at The Fox Inn, Bury St Edmunds
For more information see The Fox InnMonday 27 May - Model Engineering Day at Colne Valley Railway
Castle Hedingham, Halstead
For more details see: Colne Valley RailwayMonday 27 May Craft & Gift Fayre
10.00am - 3.00pm at Fynn Valley Golf Club, Ipswich
A large selection of locally made crafts & quality gifts displayed in our converted Edwardian barn.
Refreshments available, Free parking. For more information see: Fynn Valley Golf Club, Restaurant and Luxury LodgesMonday 27 May - Long Melford Open Gardens
10am - 5.00pm
For more information see: Visit Long MelfordMonday 27 May Sudbury Community Festival
1.30pm until 9pm at Delphi Centre, Sudbury
This is a charity event in Sudbury Suffolk. The day will start with a childrens coaching master class by Ex Ipswich Town player Fabian Wilnis (closed event) followed by a celebrity football match and finished with a music concert with local, national & international bands/artists.
Tickets: £5 - Concessions (under 16's/over 60's) £4, family (2 std 2 concessions) £15
Contact: 01787 378250, Ticket Hotline 0844 884 2920 or visit www.sudburycommunityfestival.co.uk
Venue Address: Alexandra Road, Sudbury. Suffolk CO10 2RRMonday 27 May Suffolk Villages Festival Concert - HANDEL: SUSANNA
6pm at St Mary’s Church, Boxford, nr Sudbury
For more information see: Music Concerts - Suffolk
For more information on other Events in Suffolk please see our What's On Guide