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May Bank Holiday Events in Suffolk

There's lots on for everyone this May Bank Holiday in Suffolk!

24th to 26th MAY



Saturday 24 May and Sunday 25 May LeeStock Festival at Melford Hall Park, Long Melford

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With headliners The Lightning Seeds on Saturday and Terrorvision on Sunday 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 Festival

Sunday 25th May - Miniature Engineering Day at Colne Valley Railway!
Colne Valley Railway

Kids love the small scale models, traction engines, Meccano, working signal box and Travelling Post Office, & rides on the miniature railway (weather permitting). There's also a large garden and model railway layouts, so make a day of it at Colne Valley Railway, Castle Hedingham



Saturday 24 May to Monday 26 May - Kentwell Through the Centuries
11am to 5pm at Kentwell Hall, Long Melford

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Visit a Medieval Village, Tudor Crafts, A Victorian Household and a WWII camp - all in the space of a single day! Join in with activities in each era, including games. Sample the spirit of 4 of the centuries which made Britain Great! Only at Kentwell Hall



Sunday 25 May - Plant Heritage Plant Fair at Helmingham Hall Gardens

Helmingham Hall Gardens

Come along and enjoy a great day out for experienced and novice gardeners alike. We don't need the Chelsea Flower Show when we have this! Hundreds of rare and unusual plants, garden and lifestyle accessories as well as local food, drink and music. A day out for the whole family. Find out more here - Helmingham Hall Gardens


National Gardens Open Scheme

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Visit one of the many gardens open in Suffolk this Bank Holiday weekend, raising money for Charity -
National Open Gardens Scheme in Suffolk


Sunday 25th May - The Great Eastern Charity Music Festival, The Great Eastern Hotel, Brandon, Thetford
Live acts, balloons, face painting and a giant inflatable slide plus burgers and hot dogs - this event has something for everyone. A fabulous day out for all the family. Activities will be happening outside during the day and then will take place inside the hotel from 6.00pm onwards. For further details please see: The Great Eastern Hotel

Sunday 25th May - Backtrakkin', The Alex, Felixstowe
Whilst taking in the fantastic seafront views, listen to the sounds of the live band Backtrakkin at The Alex, Felixstowe

Sunday 25th May - Traditional Car Boot Sale, Suffolk Aviation Heritage Museum
8-30am pitches and 9-20am public access
An excellent opportunity to declutter or pick up a May bank holiday bargain. No traders please. Find out more here What's On in Ipswich



Sunday 25th May - Monday 26th May - The Magic Ear Exhibition, Bawdsey Radar Station, Nr Woodbridge
Within the Worlds first operational Radar Station, see the Magic Ear Exhibition at Bawdsey Radar Station today, telling the story of the ‘invention that changed the world‘ with interactive displays. - See more at: Bawdsey Radar

Sunday 25th - Monday 26th May - Pop up shop in Debenham- artisan craft and antique finds, #13, Debenham
10.00am-4.00pm
Local artisan crafts and antique finds in this temporary pop up shop in the front room of my home- The Old Bakehouse, in beautiful Debenham. Free admission.
Contact Details: Facebook search 13, Follow us on twitter at debenham13
Venue Address: 13 Chancery Lane, Debenham, Nr Stowmarket, Just down from the co op. Suffolk. IP14 6RN

Sunday 25th - Monday 26th May - Steam Days at Mid Suffolk Light Railway

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Come along and join us, we will be running our steam train of a vintage tank engine and 4-wheel genuine Victorian coaches. Museum, cafe, shop and trackside walk will all be open.
See Mid-Suffolk Light Railway for more details.

Monday 26th May - Nayland Church Fete, Nayland Village Hall, 2pm
Classic vehicles, a jazz band, sideshows and stalls, this traditional village fete has something for all ages. Homemade teas and strawberries and cream will also be available. Find all Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk here

Monday 26 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 at Fynn Valley Golf Club, Restaurant and Luxury Lodges

Monday 26th May - Long Melford Open Gardens
10am - 5.00pm

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Lots of gardens open throughout the village. Plant sales, art displays and refreshments.
Raising funds for Holy Trinity Church.
Tickets just £5, find out more here Visit Long Melford

Monday 26th May - Jakes Big Bank Holiday Charity Quiz, The Kirtling Red Lion, Kirtling
7.30pm

The Kirtling Red Lion

Join in the fun and enter a team of 4 and you never know you might just win! £2 entry fee which includes a hot snack. For more information please click: The Kirtling Red Lion

For information on other Events in Suffolk please see our What's On in Suffolk Guide
About the author - Sarah Quinlan is the owner of the Suffolk Guides. You can follow her on Twitter @SarahinSuffolk or Google+
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