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What's On Suffolk  May 2016
Saturday 30 April to Sunday 1 May
2 Day East Suffolk Country Market
10.00am - 3.00pm
Orford Town Hall , Market Square , Orford , IP12 2NZ
For further information please visit: May Day Bank Holiday Events
Sunday 1 May
Beccles Antiques Street Market
8.00am-4.30pm
Beccles Town Centre
For further details please visit: May Day Bank Holiday Events
Sunday 1 May to Monday 2 May
Middy in the War Years
Mid Suffolk Light Railway, Wetheringsett
Re-enactments from the war years plus all the usual museum attractions, for further information please visit: Mid-Suffolk Light Railway
Sunday 1 May
Spring Plant Fair
10.00am-4.00pm
Woottens of Wenhaston, Wenhaston, Halesworth, IP19 9HD
28 stalls, plant specialists, artist, crafts and more!
Free Event
Sunday 1 May
Strutt Your Mutt Charity Dog Day and Walk
9.00am - 5.00pm
Woodfarm Barn
For more details please visit: Doggy Days Out
Sunday 1 May
The Vintage & Makers Market at Snape Maltings
10.00am to 4.00pm
Snape Maltings, Snape Maltings, Near Aldeburgh, Snape, IP17 1SR
For further information please visit: May Day Bank Holiday Events
Sunday 1 May
Ravenwood Hall Spring Wedding Open Day
11.00am-4.00pm
Ravenwood Hall Hotel, Rougham, Bury St Edmunds
For further details please visit: Ravenwood Hall Hotel
Monday 2 May
Bank Holiday Monday Table top Sale
1.00pm-5.00pm
Somerleyton Village Hall, Th Street, , Somerleyton, NR32 5BQ
For further information please visit: May Day Bank Holiday Events
Monday 2 May
Mendlesham Annual Street Fayre indoor Craft Show
12.00pm-4.30pm
Mendlesham Community Centre, Old Station Road, Mendlesham, Stowmarket, IP14 5RT
For further information please visit: May Day Bank Holiday Events
Monday 2 May
Culford Pre Prep May Day Fun Day
12.30pm-4.30pm
Culford Pre-Prep School
For further details please see: May Day Bank Holiday Events
Wednesday 4 May to Saturday 7 May
ALBERT MAKE US LAUGH - A Two Rivers Theatre Company Production
Doors open 7.00pm, curtain up at 7.45pm
Sir John Mills Theatre, Gatacre Road, Ipswich, IP1 2LQ
Join us on a rollercoaster ride of emotions as we follow Albert from his school days aged 11 right up to adulthood. For further information please see: What's On in Ipswich
Wednesday 4 May
Table Top Sale
10.00am until 2.00pm
Citizens Advice Bureau, The Risbygate Centre, Risbygate St, Bury St Edmunds , IP33 3AA
Join us for our Table Top Sale at our Bury St Edmunds office

Cake & tea for £1 plus great bargins & advice
Thursday 5 May
Jive & Rock 'n' Roll Dance Classes
7.30pm
Chinny’s, 27 Norwich Road, Halesworth, IP19 8BX
Learn to Jive, Rock 'n' Roll & Stroll to music from the 1940s & 50s.
Price: £6
Tel: 07774 710404
Email: info@everythingsjumpin.co.uk
Friday 6 May
Jazz by the Waterfront: Horn Factory
7.45pm
St Peter’s by the Waterfront, Ipswich
Fast moving, hard hitting, foot tapping Jazz brought to you by the Horn Factory at St Peter's by the Waterfront
Friday 6 May
Simply Sax by Mr Tim
7.30pm
Ufford Park Woodbridge Hotel, Woodbridge, Yarmouth Road, Woodbridge, IP12 1QW
Relax and unwind to the Mellow sounds of Jazz at Ufford Park Woodbridge Hotel
Saturday 7 May
Saxmundham Craft Fair
10.00am-2.00pm
Saxmundham Market Hall
For further information please see: Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk
Saturday 7 May
Halesworth Brocante, Antique & Vintage Market.
Old Print Works, Behind the Thoroughfare, Halesworth, IP19 8AP
Antique and Vintage Market. 35 brocanteurs selling a wide range of antique, vintage and collectable items.
Saturday 7 May
Woodbridge Chamber Concerts
7.30pm

For more details please click: Concerts
Saturday 7 May
Guided Walk
5.30pm Sharp
Offton & Willisham Village Hall, Lower Coney Grove, Offton, IP8 4RA




4 Mile Guided Walk in the Offton area to see some of the best views in Suffolk. Refreshments upon your return.
£5.00 suggested donation in aid of St. Mary's Chuch Willisham
Further details from rosiecage@ymail.com
Tickets can be reserved by ringing Jean on 01473 658063
Saturday 7 May
Woodbridge Chamber Concerts
7.30pm

For more details please click: Concerts
Saturday 7 May
Drinkstone Annual Sale Trail
9.30am - 2.30pm
Drinkstone Village Hall and surrounding village
For further details please visit: What's On in Bury St Edmunds
Saturday 7 May
Choral Foundation concert: Vivaldi Gloria
6:30pm
St Mary-le-Tower Church, Ipswich
For further information please see: Concerts
Saturday 7 May to Sunday 8 May
Midnight Walk 2016
Start time 8.30pm
Ipswich Football Ground
For further information please click: What's On in Ipswich
Saturday 7 May
Plants, Crafts & Woodturning Market
10.00am-4.00pm
13th Ipswich Sea Scout Grouo HQ, The Drift, Rushmere Road, Ipswich , IP4 4JX




Lace making demonstrations
Vintage and craft stalls
BBQ
Entry: £1.00
Sunday 8 May
Mind Body Spirit Fayre at The Bull Hotel Long Melford
11.00am to 5.00pm
The Bull Hotel , Hall Street , Long Melford, CO10 9JG




Pre-book your ticket for the chance to win one of two prizes -
1hr Holistic Therapy Treatment and 1hr Spiritual Guidance Reading

HOLISTIC THERAPIES - SPIRITUAL READINGS - FREE WORKSHOPS
Reiki Crystals Psychic Art Readings Tarot Mediumship Runes Palmistry Hand Crafted Candles Spiritual Books Gifts & Tools Crystal Healing
Aura Drawings Oracle Cards Angel Healing Indian Head Massage & Much More


Entry: £4.50 (U16s Free)
Book Your Ticket Early by calling
The Bull Hotel
01787 378494 or 01787 467671
or email
bull.longmelford@greeneking.co.uk
For more info visit EVENTS at Winterbone



Sunday 8 May
Kingfisher Ensemble with Oboe and Strings
3.00pm
The Cut Arts Centre, Halesworth
For further details please visit: Concerts
Sunday 8 May
SESCA "Have a Go" Sailing Session
2.00pm - 4.00pm
St Edmundsbury Sailing & Canoeing Association, Lackford Lakes
For further information please see: St Edmundsbury Sailing & Canoeing Association
Suffolk Antique & Vintage Weekend

SuffolkAntique&VintageWeekend

Saturday 14 May to Sunday 15 May
9.00am - 3.00pm
Stonham Barns Leisure & Retail Village

Now in it's fifth year.
Expect to find both inside and outside stalls selling an array of antiques, vintage, collectables and memorabilia, with everything from, jewellery, china, stamps, militaria, linen and toys, furniture, fine art, architectural furniture, decorators pieces, vintage clothing, bric-a-brac. There will be something here to suit all tastes and all pockets.

This year the inside barn has been extended and is now twice the size, with further toilet facilities added.

The venue has a wide range of on site activities including an owl sanctuary, a golf course, an aquarium, a fishing lake, a market square with craft, gift and antique shops, a garden centre and a cafe/restaurant.

This is an event which will attract both the trade buyers and serious collectors.

Free parking. Dogs allowed on a lead.
Free overnight camping for stallholders.
£2 adults Saturday, £1 adults Sunday, Children free
Tel: 07519 276507
Email: info@haddonevents.co.uk
Sunday 8 May
The South Suffolk Show
8.30am til 5.00pm
Ampton Point-to-Point Racecourse, Ingham, Bury St Edmunds, IP31 1NG
For further details of this agricultural show please see: Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk
Sunday 8 May
Suffolk Sunrise
7am
Framlingham College, College Road, Framlingham , IP13 6EY




Fabulous charity bike ride with 3 route to choose from - 35, 60 and 102 miles. Feed Stops and fully signed and supported. Raising funds for children's charity Action Medical Research to save and change children's lives.
Entry: £38
To purchase tickets please visit the website: Action
Tuesday 10 May
NSPCC Ladies Who Lunch Club
12 midday
Ravenwood Hall Hotel, Rougham, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
Charity lunch raising funds for NSPCC. Two course lunch followed The Foundling Hospital talk by Guest Speaker, Ruth Miller.
Ticket Prices: £25 members, £30 non-members
Email: dovesusie@aol.com Tel: 01359 230807
Weird and Wonderful Wood, Saturday 14 May to Sunday 15 May
Saturday 10.30am - 6.00pm Sunday 10.30am - 5.00pm
Haughley Park, Nr Wetherden, Stowmarket, IP14 3JY
"Wood is man's oldest natural resource ...he has no older or deeper debt" Hugh Johnson
Weird and Wonderful Wood



Weird and Wonderful Wood is returning to Haughley Park in May. This fair is a celebration of many aspects of woodwork, showcasing the talents of specialist woodworkers, and described as £the most magical day ever "it was so inspiring and so much fun" Anna Morrell, Kent.

The now legendary fair attracts over 8000 visitors from far and wide over 2 days including people who return each year. There are always new things to see and at this year's event our site will play host to a replica 46ft Saxon Ship, a Shepherds Hut and we are fortunate to welcome some fascinating musical instrument makers, a horse logger and a wood carver from Nigeria. As well as regular favourites, which makes it one of the most exciting wood fairs of the year.

Over 120 artists and crafts people come from all over the country, travelling from distant places such as Scotland, Cornwall and Wales. Demonstrations include carving and sculpture, fine furniture making, displays by traditional fletchers and bowyers, chain saw carving, hurdle making, wood turning, pole lathe turning, labyrinth making, as well as traditional gypsy caravan displays.

Wonderful workshops for all ages, adults and children, are free and include many exciting activities such as archery, den building, willow weaving, papermaking, pole lathe turning, gypsy flower making, withy work, scrap wood, jewellery making, clay, puppet making and tree climbing in nets.

If you have not been before, you will find it has a friendly and enthusiastic atmosphere, fully enhanced by every ones passion for woodcrafts in all its forms, with something surprising for all the family. Also allow time to enjoy a wealth of excellent local food and drink (including local beers and cider) which you can enjoy while listening to music.

Weird and Wonderful Wood is a unique event which is never the same from year to year. There are new experiences every time, including many spontaneous happenings from street performers and acoustic musicians, but one aspect that never changes is the event's very special atmosphere that sees people return year after year as all really enjoy it.

Ticket Prices: Adults: £8, Concessions: £6, Children under 12: £4, Under 3: Free
email:tarby@tarbydavenport.com
telephone: 01359 240 724
Wednesday 11 May
Lunchtime Recital and picnic in the pews
12 noon for picnic 12.30pm recital
St Mary’s Church, Steeple End, Halesworth, IP19 8LL
Alison Lincoln plays Beethoven''s Sonata for piano no. 21 in C major Op.53 ''Waldstein''
retiring collection
email friendsofstmarys@talktalk.co.uk
tel: 01986 875941
Wednesday 11 May
A Light Hearted Look at Ipswich - Guided Evening Walk
Start time: 7pm
Ipswich Tourist Information Centre, St Stephens Church, St Stephens Lane, Ipswich , IP1 1DP
Evening guided walk around Ipswich - theme: A Light Hearted Look at Ipswich. Advance booking essential. For more information, see
Ipswich Tourist Guide Association
Friday 13 May
Rockabilly Night
7.30pm - 11.30pm
Ufford Park Hotel, Melton, Woodbridge
For further information please see: Concerts
Friday 13 May
The Community Light Orchestra Spring Concert
7.30pm
River of Life Church, Felixstowe
To find out more please visit: Concerts
Saturday 14 May
Halesworth Community Choir concert with Crossing the Border & Syzewell Gap
7.30pm
The Cut Arts Centre, Halesworth
For further information please visit: Concerts
Saturday 14 May to Sunday 15 May
Garage sale with charity stalls
10.00am to 4.00pm both days
Somersham, 5 Chapel Lane, Somersham, Suffolk, IP8 4QE
Toys, Books, Games, Records, Household, Collectables, Tools and Much More
Charity Stalls for CCL, Somersham Church, Animal Welfare AND 4YP
Free admission
Saturday 14 May
Science Saturday - Freaky Forensics
Long Shop Museum, Leiston
As part of the National Museums at Night Initiative a fabulously fun event for the whole family at the Long Shop Museum
Saturday 14 May to Sunday 5 June
Suffolk Walking Festival
Across Suffolk
77 Guided Walks across Suffolk, varying difficulties including Challenge Walks and for families pushchair-friendly 'prambles'. For more information see
Suffolk Walking Festival
Sunday 15 May
Charity QUIZ Night (one of the biggest & best in Ipswich)
7.00pm
Greshams Sports and Social club, Ipswich
For further details please visit: What's On in Ipswich
Friday 20 May to Saturday 21 May
Snowflake Ball
7.00pm to 12.30am
Milsoms, Kesgrave Hall
For further details please click: What's On in Ipswich
Friday 20 May to Sunday 22 May
Be-Wilder Suffolk
20th May, 12pm - 22nd May 4pm
Wantisden Valley, Wantisden, Woodbridge, IP12 3PQ
Reconnect with nature under the canopy of tents - for further details please see: What's On in Woodbridge
Saturday 21 May
RYA Push The Boat Out
10.00am-5.30pm
Alton Water Sports Centre, Holbrook Road, Stutton, IP9 2RY




Have you ever fancied having a go at Windsurfing, Sailing, Kayaking, SUP or Rowing, well come along and have a go for just £2. For further details please visit: Alton Water Sports Centre
Saturday 21 May
Ipswich Town Hall Wedding Ring Event
9.30 - 5.30pm
Ipswich Town Hall
For further details please see: Wedding Fairs & Shows
Saturday 21 May
Melinda Blackman and Simon Callaghan Concert
7.30pm
Holy Trinity Church, Long Melford
For further details please visit: Concerts
Saturday 21 May to Sunday 22 May
Plant Sale
Suffolk Punch Trust, Hollesley
Local nurseries gather together to bring you the best of their plants to purchase at The Suffolk Punch Trust
Entry: £2
Saturday 21 May
World Record Attempt for most people playing inflatable guitars
1.00pm-3.00pm
Hardwick Heath, Hardwick Lane, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 2QZ
Join us for our world record attempt. Come and play an inflatable guitar whilst enjoying live music.
All money raised will help towards purchasing a Sherlock machine for the Medical Treatment Unit here at WSH.
£3 to purchase the guitar
Email: fundraising@wsh.nhs.uk
Saturday 21 May
Wood's Requiem Workshop Free
7.30 pm
St Mary’s Church, Bungay, Suffolk, NR35 1AX
A free concert following a music workshop with a chance to hear this relatively new and underperformed piece.

Free admission
Email: petecracknell@talk21.com Website: Bungay Choral
Saturday 21 May
Halesworth Community Choir concert with Crossing the Border & Syzewell Gap
7.30 pm
St Peter & St Paul Church, Hoxne
For further information please see: a href='http://www.suffolktouristguide.com/Music-Concerts-in-Suffolk.asp#HalesworthCommunityChoir21.05' target='_self'>Concerts
Sunday 22 May
East Anglian Dragon Boat Festival 2016
10.00am-5.30pm
Nicholas Everitt Park
For further details please see: Suffolk Festivals

Sunday 22 May
Ipswich West to East
10.30am
Ipswich Tourist Guides Association,
Partake in a 5 mile linear walk from Western Ipswich to Eastern Ipswich as part of the Suffolk Walking Festival 2016. For further information please see: Ipswich Tourist Guides Association
Sunday 22 May
Anthony Nolan Live
7:00pm
New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich
For further information please visit: What's On in Ipswich
Sunday 22 May
SESCA Open Day
St Edmundsbury Sailing & Canoeing Association, Lackford Lakes
Experience sailing taster sessions and joy rides on an as available basis at St Edmundsbury Sailing & Canoeing Association
Thursday 26 May to Saturday 4 June
Pulse Festival
New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive , Ipswich, IP1 2AS




Ipswich's biggest live theatre Festival, now in its 16th year. 10 days of inspirational contemporary theatre from International and local talent.
Tickets from £5.00
See Suffolk Festivals for more information
Saturday 28 May
YolanDa Brown - Reggae Love Songs
8.00pm
The Apex, Bury St Edmunds
For further details please visit: Concerts
Saturday 28 May to Sunday 29 May
Red Lodge Beer and Music Festival 2016
Red Lodge Millennium Centre, Bury St Edmunds
For further details please see: Suffolk Festivals
Saturday 28 May
Four Voices Concert
7.30pm
All Saints Church, Mendham, Suffolk, IP20 0NH
A concert by four solo suffolk based singers, whose repertoire ranges from Mozart to Westlife.
Ticket price includes a glass of wine or soft drink.
Proceeds for Church Building Fund.
Ticket Price: £10 (or £12 on the door)
Tel: 01379 853977 or 01986 782321
Saturday 28 May to Sunday 29 May
LeeStock Festival
Melford Hall, Long Melford, Sudbury, CO10 9AA




A weekend of live music and festival fun at the 2016 LeeStock Festival with headliners The Feeling, Hoosiers and New Town Kings, plus many more. In aid of the Willow Foundation Charity.

Tickets from £12.00
To find out more including how to WIN FREE TICKETS, visit our LeeStock Festival 2016 page
Sunday 29 May
Summer Wedding Fair
11.00am-3.00pm
St Peter’s Hall
For further details please see: Wedding Fairs & Shows


Sunday 29 May
Kingfisher Sinfonietta in Concert
6.30pm
, Headmaster Porter Theatre at Framlingham College, Framlingham
For more details please see: Concerts
Sunday 29 May
Treehouse Colour Dash
11.00am
, Christchurch Park, Ipswich
Come along and get showered in coloured powder for further information please see: May Day Bank Holiday Events
Sunday 29 May
West Suffolk Spin
7.30am-4.00pm
Nowton Park, Bury Road, Nowton, IP29 5BD
For further information please visit: May Day Bank Holiday Events
Monday 30 May
Nayland Church Fete
2.00pm - 4.30pm
Nayland Village Hall, Church Lane, Nayland, CO6 4JH
For further information please visit: May Day Bank Holiday Events
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What's On Suffolk  June 2016
Wednesday 1 June
What is real beauty- Girls' Conference
11.00am to 2.00pm
Suffolk New College, Rope Walk, Ipswich, IP4 1LT
This event is geared towards girls aged 8 to 19 and aims to encourage healthy relationships and friendships. Facilated by Tender, the Conference will use theatre and arts to engage girls to learn about how to make good friends, coping when friends exclude you, coping with bullying and cyber bullying. There will be pampering by Lush, speakers, survival scrapbook making, PIZZA, music and more.Mums are welcome too.
Free admission
Email- admin@phoebecentre.org.uk
Tel- 01473 231566
Wednesday 1 June
Ipswich Job Fair
10.00am - 2.00pm
Ipswich Town Hall
For further details please visit: What's On in Ipswich
Wednesday 1 June
Horrible History for Families
10.30am
Ipswich Tourist Guides Association,
A Horrible Histories themed guided walk of Ipswich suitable for the whole family. For further details please see: Ipswich Tourist Guides Association
Thursday 2 June
Ipswich in the Second World War
7.00pm
Starts Old Custom House and finishes Ipswich Town Centre
Discover more about Ipswich in WWII on this guided walk around Ipswich. For more details please see: Ipswich Tourist Guides Association
Thursday 2 June
Ipswich in the Second World War - Guided Evening Walk
Start time: 7pm
Ipswich Tourist Information Centre, St Stephens Church, St Stephens Lane, Ipswich , IP1 1DP
Walk starts at Old Custom House on Waterfront & finishes in town centre. Advance booking essential. For more information, see Ipswich Tourist Guide Association
Saturday 4 June to Sunday 5 June
Middleton Open Gardens
10.30am to 5.30pm
Middleton-cum-Fordley Open gardens, Middleton, Saxmundham, Middleton-cum-Fordley, IP17 3NN
15 gardens open with 3 new + "Garden in a Wheelbarrow" and "Find the Flower Fairies". Refreshments all day + cream teas in one garden. Holy trinity Church fundraiser + supporting St. Elizabeth Hospice.
Entry to gardens: £4.00 children free
Contact Irene Ralph Tel: 01728 648622 Email: ireneralph333@gmail.com or Val Sulch Tel: 01728 668145. Guides from Church, Village Hall and Middleton Moor (B1122) signed.
Saturday 4 June
Saxmundham Craft Fair
10.00am to 2.00pm
Saxmundham Market Hall, Saxmundham
For further information please see: Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk
Sunday 5 June
Open Farm Sunday
Farms across Suffolk
A fantastic opportunity for everyone, young and old, to meet the farmers who grow their food and care for the countryside.
For more information including a list of farms open in Suffolk, see Open Farm Sunday
Sunday 5 June
Truly Vintage Wedding Fair
10.00am-4.00pm
Glemham Hall, Little Glemham
For further details please see: Glemham Hall
Sunday 5 June
Open Farm Sunday & Food Fair
10.00am - 4.00pm
Kenton Hall Estate, Stowmarket
For further details please visit: Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk
Sunday 5 June
East Bergholt Open Gardens
11.00am - 5.00pm
Open Gardens, East Bergholt, Sufolk, CO7 6RJ
Open gardens in Constables birthplace village. Free parking in High School and complimentary hop on hop off buses touring village. Three tea and cake venues, ice cream sales, Art Show and historic tourist attractions.
Entry: £6 (children free). Programme with lucky draw insert £1
Contact: Valerie Ayton 01206 298692
E-mail: v.ayton@sky.com
Sunday 5 June
Yoxford Open Gardens PLUS
11.00am-5.00pm
Yoxford, Suffolk, Yoxford Village Hall, Yoxford, IP17 3HN
Saving BEES is on the agenda! Refreshments will be available and visitors may also catch glimpses of village leisure activities. All profits to Suffolk Coastal Friends of the Earth, Ipswich Alzheimer's Society and Yoxford Village Hall.
Entry: £3
Contact: Helen Barrett Tel: 01728 668 583
Tuesday 7 June
Craft & Gift Fair
11.00 a.m. - 4.00 p.m.
St Peter’s by the Waterfront, Ipswich
A variety of stalls including jewellery, childrens books, food, cards and sweets plus lots lots more at St Peter's by the Waterfront
Saturday 11 June to Sunday 12 June
Eye Gardens Open
12.30pm - 6.00pm
Eye Town Hall, Eye Town Centre, Broad Street, Eye, IP23 7AF
A wide variety of gardens in and around Eye open their gardens to the public. The Town hall will be open to sell refreshments and there will be stalls selling garden paraphernalia and other crafts .The event is in support of the Eye Church Development Appeal.
Entry: £4.00 adults and children under 16 go free
Contact: Christine Bird Tel: 01379 871211
Saturday 11 June
90 Glorious Years of Popular Song - an evening of cabaret with Jessica Walker
7.30 pm (doors open 7pm)
Eye Church, Church Street, Eye, IP23 7BD




An evening of cabaret with Jessica Walker accompanied by Joseph Atkins celebrating 90 glorious years of popular song.
Ticket Price: £20 including a glass of wine in the interval
Tickets available from Christine Bird
Tel: 01379 871211
Saturday 11 June
The Rendlesham Show
11.00 a.m. - 4.00 p.m.
Jubilee Park, Mayhew Road, Rendlesham, IP12 2GT
For more information please visit: Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk
Saturday 11 June
A Right Royal Street Fayre
10.30 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.
Street Fayre, The Street, Preston St Mary, CO10 9NQ
Royal themed Street Fayre. Road closed to traffic with stalls lining The Street plus family fun and games. Refreshments, Pimms, Bouncy Castle, BBQ, Live Music, Morris Dancers, Donkey Rides and much more.
Free Entry & Free Parking.
Please contact Laura on 01787 247069 to secure a stall placement or for more information
Sunday 12 June
Taste of Sudbury Food & Drink Festival
10.00am to 4.00pm
Market Hill & St. Peter’s , Market Hill, Sudbury, CO10 1TL
For further details please visit: Suffolk Festivals
Sunday 12 June
An Introduction to Falconry
Assington Mill, Sudbury
Have you always wanted to be at close quarters with these magnificent birds of prey? Would you like a go at flying them for yourself? Then check out Assington Mill's introduction to Falconry
Sunday 12 June
Kingfisher Sinfonietta Shakespeare Special
7.30pm
St. Mary’s Church, Woodbridge
For further information please see: Concerts
Friday 17 June
80's and 90's Disco
Ufford Park Woodbridge Hotel, Woodbridge
Relive the 80's and 90's as you dance the night away at Ufford Park Woodbridge Hotel
Friday 17 June to Saturday 18 June
Great East Swim
Alton Water Sports Centre




Set in the beautiful Alton Water reservoir, this peaceful part of the world is enjoyed all year round by walkers, cyclists and wildlife spotters. Enjoy the unspoilt outdoors and discover award winning beaches as well as a group of swimmers raring to dive into their open water challenge.

Please note that your safety in the open water is our number one priority. All of our swimming events have expert kayakers overseeing your progress with safety boats ready for the unlikely event of an emergency.

Entry fee: 1/2 mile - £28, 1 mile - £34, 2 miles - £38, 5k - £40, 10k - £65
E-mail info@greatswim.org or telephone 0191 272 7033
Venue Address: Alton Water Sports Centre
Saturday 18 June
Opera in the Park - Culford School
5pm Arrival, Performance at 7pm
Culford School, Culford, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP28 6TX
For more information please see: Concerts
Saturday 18 June
Holistic & Wellbeing Fair
10.00am to 3.30pm
Loraine Victory Hall
For further information please visit:
Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk
Saturday 18 June
Canine Partners Funday & Dog Show 2016
11.00am-4.00pm
Brandon Remembrance Fields (behind Brandon Leisure Centre), Church Road , Brandon , IP27 0JB
For further details please visit: Doggy Days Out
Saturday 18 June
we are handmade contemporary summer craft and design fair
10.00am-4.00pm
The Old School, Long Melford
For further details please click: Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk
Saturday 18 June
Great Annual Kersey Ball Run & Summer Fayre
12.00pm-3.00pm
Kersey CEVC Primary School, Kersey
For more information please visit: Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk
Sunday 19 June
Clopton Midsummer Fete
12.00pm - 5.00pm
Clopton Village Hall and field, Manor Road, Clopton, IP13 6QN
Traditional village fete. Stage with music and entertainment. Games, stalls, beer tent, hot food, teas, raffles, bouncy castle.
Free entry
Email: cloptonfete@gmail.com
Sunday 19 June
The Magic Ear Exhibition
12.30pm to 4.30pm
Bawdsey Radar, Bawdsey
View the invention that changed the world at Bawdsey Radar
Sunday 19 June
Victorian Fathers of Ipswich - Guided weekend Walk around Ipswich
Start time: 10.30am
Ipswich Tourist Information Centre, St Stephens Church, St Stephens Lane, Ipswich , IP1 1DP
Something a bit different for Father Day. For more information see Ipswich Tourist Guide Association
Tuesday 21 June
Shakespeare in Song - In Voice and Verse
1:10pm
St Mary-le-Tower Church, St Mary-le-Tower, Tower Street, Ipswich, IP1 3BE
For further details please see: Concerts
Saturday 25 June
Music for a Summer Evening
7.30pm
St Mary’s Church, Bungay,
For further details please visit: Concerts
Saturday 25 June
Ipswich Symphony Orchestra
7.30pm
The Ipswich Corn Exchange, King Street, Ipswich, IP1 1DH
Ipswich Symphony Celebration Concert

Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto no.1
Sibelius: Symphony no.1
Berlioz: Overture: Le Corsaire

Soloist: Pavel Kolesnikov
Ticket Prices: £12 - £15.50 (Full time Students with ID and U-18s free)
Website: Ipswich Corn Exchange
Regent Box Office (01473 433100)
Saturday 25 June
Open Garden
Midday to 5:00pm
Porter’s Lodge, Cavenham, IP28 6DB
A rare opportunity to view a breathtaking private garden with its water features; statues; and beautiful planting.
Cream Teas: Plant & Produce Stall; Musical Interludes
Entry: £4 per person (children under 12 years old free)
Saturday 25 June
Constable and his Contemporaries
2.00pm
Ipswich Tourist Guides Association,
This tea walk celebrates Constable and his contemporaries ending at Christchurch Mansion with tea and cakes and an opportunity to view the artwork. For further information please see: Ipswich Tourist Guides Association
Sunday 26 June
Bespoke Wedding Fayre
11.00am-4.00pm
The Corton Inn
For further details please visit: Wedding Fairs & Shows
Sunday 26 June
Ip-art Orchestral Mass
10:30am
St Mary-le-Tower Church, St Mary-le-Tower, Tower Street, Ipswich, IP1 3BE
The church choirs will be performing Lassus'' Missa "Bell Amfitrit Altera" with sackbuts and cornets, and Monteverdi''s "Sonata sopra Sancta Maria". Refreshments will be available at the back of church after the service, at 12:00pm.
stmaryletower@hotmail.com
01473 225610
Sunday 26 June
Open Gardens and teas
2.00pm - 5.00 p.m.
Ipswich Road Woodbridge and around, 4 Ipswich Road, Woodbridge, IP12 4BU
Exclusive access to 8 lovely private gardens with delicious home-made tea. Visit starts in front of Framfield Medical Centre, Ipswich Road, Woodbridge.
Entry: £8 includes tea
Tel: 01394 382616 or Email: mbizzey@lineone.net
Wednesday 29 June
I never noticed that before - Guided Evening Walk around Ipswich
Start time: 7pm
Ipswich Tourist Information Centre, St Stephens Church, St Stephens Lane, Ipswich , IP1 1DP
Advance booking essential. For more information, see Ipswich Tourist Guide Association
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What's On Suffolk  July 2016
Saturday 2 July to Sunday 3 July
Floral Celebration of Shakespeare's World and Works
10.00am - 4.00pm
All Saints Church, Mendham, Suffolk, IP20 0NH
Flower Festival celebrating the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death.
Light refreshments available.
Proceeds to Church Building Fund
Admission £2.50 payable on the door
Sunday 3 July
The Rattler
3.00pm / 6.00pm
Jubilee Hall, Crabbe Street, Aldeburgh, IP15 5BN
The Rattler is an interactive reimagining of the traditional Rumpelstiltskin fairy tale, created for a 21st-century audience, aimed at young people aged 7+ and their families. At each performance audience members take on the role of the villagers, singing choruses, cheering on the cast and taking on various roles as the story unfolds.
Ticket Price: £10 (£5 under 16)
Website: www.jubileeopera.co.uk

Tel: Aldeburgh Music Box Office (01728 687110)

Latitude Festival, 14th-17th July 2016, Glemham Hall
The 11th edition of Latitude Festival returns to Suffolk in July. The regions premier music & arts festival this year sees The Macabees, The National and New Order headlining the Obelisk Arena with a huge variety of other music acts, theatre, poetry, comedy and lots more on offer. To find out more including ticket prices, click on the link above.
Sunday 3 July
Great Finborough Open gardens
12.30pm - 5.30pm Last tickets sold at 4.00pm
Great Finborough village, The village green , Great Finborough, IP14 3AB
Village Open gardens also with teas and ice creams, a classic car display, plant stall and tombola. All in aid of St Andrew's Church.
Entry: £4 per adult, children free
Contact: John Davey Email: john@abbeyclassics.co.uk Tel: 01449 674401
Saturday 9 July to Sunday 10 July
Gig in the Garden
12 noon onwards each day
Wicks Farm, Mendlesham, Nr Stowmarket, IP14 5SN
For further information please see: Concerts
Saturday 9 July to Sunday 10 July
Suffolk Steampunk Spectacular
Long Shop Museum, Leiston
Tons of fun as the modern imagination creates Victorian Fantasy at The Long Shop Museum
Find all about Dog Friendly Suffolk here
Sunday 10 July
Old Newton Country Fayre and Dog Show
10.30am
Old Newton Village Hall & Recreation Ground
For further information please click: Doggy Days Out

Sunday 17 July
Haverhill Summer Bash
Recreation Ground, Haverhill
Community Fun Day. For more information visit: Whats on in Bury St Edmunds
Sunday 17 July
Woodbridge Book Fair
10.00am to 4.00pm
Woodbridge Community Centre
Sale of secondhand, out of print and collectable books. Also postcards and other paper related items. Wide choice of subjects. Refreshments available. Large car park beside hall.
Entry: Adults £1.00, children under 15 free
Email: missingbooks@madasafish.com Tel: 01245 361609
Website: Missing Book Fairs
Venue Address: Station Road, Woodbridge, Suffolk. IP12 4AU
Wednesday 20 July to Friday 22 July
Thorpeness Festival of Golf 2016
Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel
For further details of this fabulous 3 day golfing event please click: Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel
Friday 22 July
Ipswich's Brewing Heritage - Guided Evening Walk around Ipswich
Start time: 7pm
Ipswich Tourist Information Centre, St Stephens Church, St Stephens Lane, Ipswich , IP1 1DP
Advance booking essential. For more information see Ipswich Tourist Guide Association
Sunday 24 July
The Wizard of Oz
Suffolk Punch Trust, Hollesley
Follow the yellow brick road on this outdoor production of the classic tale of The Wizard of Oz at Suffolk Punch Trust
Sunday 31 July
Waterfront Wander - A guided walk around Ipswich
Start time: 10.30am
Ipswich Tourist Information Centre, St Stephens Church, St Stephens Lane, Ipswich , IP1 1DP
Advance booking essential. Walk starts at Old Custom House on Waterfront. For more information, see Ipswich Tourist Guide Association
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What's On Suffolk  August 2016
Friday 5 August
Wedding Open Day
11.00am - 3.00pm
Woolverstone Hall, Woolverstone, IP9 1AZ
For further details please visit: Wedding Fairs & Shows
FolkEast Festival 19th, 20th & 21st August 2016, Glemham Hall
An incredible 3 day Folk Festival in rural Suffolk, with local and international musical talent plus much more. A family friendly event where children under 11 go FREE!

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The line up includes seven 2016 BBC Folk Awards nominees. Headliners include – Eliza Carthy & The Wayward Band, Blowzabella and an exclusive UK festival performance by Usher’s Island.

Not just about the music, FolkEast also offers; great food and drink from local producers including real ales from nearby craft breweries, Morris, Mummers & East Anglian Step Dancing, Displays, workshops and dance-outs, Singing, Instrument, dance, poetry and art sessions and workshops, Art Arcade, Small Folk children's activities, Heritage Crafts, Social Knitwork, to name just a few.

Visit www.folkeast.co.uk for more information and ticket prices.
Saturday 6 August to Sunday 7 August
28th Southwold Model Railway Exhibition
Sat 10.00am-5.00pm, Sun 10.00am-4.30pm
Saint Felix School, Halesworth Road, Southwold, IP18 6SD
Southwold Model Railway Exhibition is the largest, and the only two-day, club organised model railway exhibition in East Anglia! The multi-scale exhibition includes some twenty layouts, Demonstrations, Traders. Live steam train & traction engine rides. Light Refreshments, Wheelchair access, Free Parking.
Ticket Prices: Ages 18+ £7.00, 12 - 17 £3.00, Up to 11 Yrs. Free
Website: Waveney Valley MRC
Secretary Peter Gray - petergray2014@btinternet.com
Sunday 28 August
Bespoke Wedding Fayre
11.00am-4.00pm
The Corton Inn
For more details please see: Wedding Fairs & Shows
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What's On Suffolk  September 2016
Thursday 8 September to Sunday 18 September
HighTide Festival
Aldeburgh
10 day Annual Arts Festival run by the HighTide Theatre Company, featuring world premieres plus a variety of performances from comedy to dance.
See HighTide Festival for more information.
Saturday 10 September
Abba Forever
7.30pm
Marina Theatre, Lowestoft
For further information please visit: What's on in Lowestoft
Sunday 11 September
The Little Mix Experience
2.00pm
Marina Theatre, Lowestoft
For further details please see: What's on in Lowestoft
Sunday 18 September
Wedding Fair
11.00am - 3.00pm
Holiday Inn Ipswich Orwell
No appointment is necessary to come along and meet our team and local suppliers who will help to make your Wedding Day perfect. For further details please see: Wedding Fairs & Shows
Aldeburgh Food & Drink Festival, 25th & 26th September at Snape Maltings
A two day festival celebrating the finest produce that Suffolk has to offer! Over 90 food & drink stalls, two cookery demonstration stages, free activities and workshops for the kids plus much more. Free parking and free entry for under 15's. To find out more including ticket prices, click on the link above.
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What's On Suffolk  October 2016
Saturday 8 October
Bardwell Tractor Run
Bardwell Dun Cow
See over 40 tractors travelling around the area (trailer rides available), with live music and entertainment throughout the day, a great day out for the whole family. See What's On in Bury St Edmunds for further details.
Saturday 8 October
Holistic & Wellbeing Fair
10.00am to 3.30pm
Loraine Victory Hall
For further information please visit:
Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk
Sunday 9 October
Wedding Fayre
11.00am-3.00pm
Belstead Brook Muthu Hotel, Ipswich
For further details please see: Wedding Fairs & Shows
Sunday 16 October
Northgate High School PTA Craft & Gift Fair
10.00am - 3.00pm
Northgate High School Arts Centre, Ipswich
For more details please visit: Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk
Sunday 23 October
Bespoke Wedding Fayre
11.00am to 4.00pm
The Corton Inn
For further details please click: Wedding Fairs & Shows
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What's On Suffolk  November 2016
Saturday 5 November
NSPCC Goodies & Gifts Autumn Fair
10.00am to 3.00pm
Norton Village Hall, Norton
For more information please see: Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk
Sunday 6 November
Craft & Food Fair November 2016
10.00am to 4.00pm
Hadleigh Town Hall/Guildhall Complex, Market Place, Hadleigh, Suffolk, Hadleigh, IP7 5DN
There will be several stalls selling foods and various crafts throughout the Complex. Refreshments will be available in the Dining Room.
Ticket Price: Adults £1.00
Telephone 01473 823884 or e-mail admin@hadleightowncouncil.co.uk
Saturday 19 November
we are handmade contemporary Christmas craft and design fair
10.00am-4.00pm
The Old School, Long Melford
For more details please visit: Christmas & New Year in Suffolk
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What's On Suffolk  December 2016
Saturday 3 December
Two Hoots Barn Wedding Open Day
11.00am-3.00pm
Two Hoots Barn, Sternfield
For further details please click: Wedding Fairs & Shows
Tuesday 6 December
Taste of Sudbury Food and Drink Festival
10.00am-4.00pm
Market Hill, Sudbury, Suffolk
For more details please click: Suffolk Festivals
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