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What's On Suffolk  December 2017
Friday 1 December to Sunday 14 January
Dick Whittington - Family Pantomime
Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds, Westgate Street, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 1QR
A young Country boy, one handsome and fair, shall vanquish the rats and become our Lord Mayor.

Will Dick become the master of all rat catchers? Can he save the city? Can the good ship Leaking Lizzie ever get them home to safety?

Join the cast of our 2017 traditional family pantomime for the ride of a lifetime as young Dick Whittington sets off to London to make his fame and fortune!

See Christmas Pantos In Suffolk for full information.

Saturday 2 December to Saturday 6 January
Annual Christmas Exhibition
10am to 5pm
Thompson’s Gallery, 175 High Street, Aldeburgh, IP15 5AN
Thompson's Gallery Aldeburgh is holding its Annual Christmas Exhibition which includes many of our successful and well known modern and contemporary British artists. Included in the exhibition is works by Edward Seago, John Piper, Fred Cuming, Anne Cotterill and Robert Kelsey to represent the more traditional oeuvre. For full information see: Art Exhibitions in Suffolk
Please contact Devi or Camilla at Thompson's Gallery for further information on 01728 453743

Wednesday 13 December
Suffolk Carols at Christmas - Alzheimer's Society
6.00pm - 8.00pm
St Mary’s Church, Honey Hill, Bury Saint Edmunds, IP33 1RT
We are delighted to announce our annual Carol Concert will be returning to the stunning St Mary's Church on Wednesday 13 December! Join us for a magical evening of carols, festive treats and celebrity guests all in support of Alzheimer's Society.

See Music Concerts In Suffolk for ticket info.

Wednesday 13 December
World Land Trust Christmas Bake Sale
11.00am - 4.00pm
World Land Trust, Blyth House, Bridge Street, Halesworth, IP19 8AB
Come on in to World Land Trust for our Christmas bake sale. Christmas treats and gifts, WLT's 2018 calendar and Christmas cards...all proceeds to Help save rainforest in Caribbean Guatemala

Thursday 14 December
Woodbridge Red Hat Society The Blooming Fuchsias Meeting
2.30pm
Wyevale Garden Centre (Restaurant), Grundisburgh Road, Woodbridge, IP13 6HX



Ladies. The Woodbridge Red Hat Society The Blooming Fuchsias invite you to join us.
Red Hatting is about Fun, Friendship, Freedom, Fulfillment and Fitness.
Ladies admitting to 50 and over please wear purple from the shoulder down plus a red hat.Under 50's Pinkies or Ladies in Waiting please wear lilac with pink hats. We ALWAYS wear the colours.
We meet regularly at 2.30pm on 2nd Thursday of the month at Wyevale as well as other exciting events throughout the year.
No entry charge
Email: thebloomingfuchsias@hotmail.com
Contact: Anne-Marie aka Queenie Gloriana

Thursday 14 December
Suffolk Heraldry Society Meeting
2.00pm
Quaker Meeting House, St Johns Street, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 1SJ



This month is our Festive meeting.
Website: www.suffolkheraldry.org.uk

Thursday 14 December
Otley House Christmas Tour
6.30pm
Otley Hall, Hall Lane, Otley, IP6 9PA



Our Christmas tour is a popular way to start the festive celebrations, and we follow the tour with mulled wine and nibbles in the Great Hall, lit by candle light and roaring log fires.

See Otley Hall for all the details.

Thursday 14 December
IAA Lunchtime Concert - Suffolk Constabulary Male Voice Choir
1-2pm
Museum Street Methodist Church, Black Horse Lane, Ipswich, IP1 2EF
Formed in April 1968, the SCMV Choir has built a reputation and tradition for music to entertain a wide variety of audiences. One of its main purposes is to assist local communities and charitable organisations in their fundraising, whilst representing the Constabulary. The choir is pleased to recruit and welcome members from all walks of life, with or without a connection to the Constabulary. It is currently busy planning celebrations to mark its fiftieth anniversary in 2018.

Admission is free with a retiring collection to defray expenses. Donations of at least £2.00 per head are valued to maintain the series. Tea and coffee are served from 12.30pm.


Thursday 14 December
Introduction to Printmaking
10am to 4pm
Tower House, 17 Tower Street, Ipswich, IP1 3BE
Explore Monoprint, Drypoint Etching and Linocutting printmaking techniques in our relaxed workshop and design and print 3 pieces of your own artwork, using all processes. No previous experience is necessary but this course is also ideal if you want to brush up rusty skills and start printmaking again. Price includes materials and light refreshments.

Tel: 07990553662, Email: oysterpress.cic@gmail.com


Friday 15 December to Sunday 17 December
Kentwell Hall's Dickensian Christmas
10.00am - 4.00pm
Kentwell Hall, High Street, Long Melford, C010 9BA



Spend a family day in Victorian England during the Festive Season.
In true magical Victorian style, meet the Household, watch the Villagers, take part in traditional activities including many crafts, join in at the Music Hall and enjoy Carols by Lantern.

Nothing will look more 'beautiful & magical' than Kentwell at Christmas.

See Kentwell Hall for full information.

Friday 15 December
Curry Night at The Anchor, Walberswick
From 6.30pm
The Anchor, Walberswick, The Street, Walberswick, IP18 6UA
Fabulous home made curries just £16.50pp for a set menu.
See The Anchor, Walberswick for more information.

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Saturday 16 December
Nell Bryden Concert
7.30pm
Leiston Abbey, Theberton, Suffolk, IP16 4TD
British-based singer songwriter from New York has a rich country, jazz, blues and soul sound. She has toured with Gary Barlow, Jools Holland, KT Tunstall, Counting Crows and Gypsy Kings to name a few! Songs include her greatest hits as well as festive classics of her favourite artists.
Tickets: £15
Call Box Office on 0870 780 0425

Saturday 16 December
Christmas at Landguard Fort
12.00pm - 7.00pm
Landguard Fort, View Point Road, Felixstowe, IP11 3TW



Come and enjoy Christmas at Landguard Fort Felixstowe's BIG festive family treat!

See Whats On Felixstowe for a full list of activities and ticket options.

Saturday 16 December
Amick Vocal Concert Series - Leiston
19:30-21:20
Leiston Abbey, Theberton, Leiston, IP16 4TD
Don't miss out on this exciting brand new ''Amick Vocal Concert Series'' starring three contrasting international singers; G4's Mike Christie (14 Oct), Downton Abbey's Mary-Jess (20 Nov) & BBC Radio 2's Nell Bryden (16 Dec). Tickets just £15, or £40 for all 3!
Tickets just £15, or £40 for all 3!
Box Office: 0870 780 0425
www.AmickProductions.co.uk

One to One Glass Making Courses

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Make some of your own Art with
Laura Hart’s One to One Glass Making Courses!
Click on the link to find out more



Saturday 16 December to Sunday 17 December
Get into the Spirit Of Christmas
Saturday 11am - 4pm. Sunday 1pm - 4pm
St. Mary’s Church Bentley, Church Road, Bentley, IP9 2DA
Christmas Trees,Thousands of Lights,
Festive Scenes. Bentley Church stands in a leafy lane in picturesque grounds with an interior well worth a visit. Refreshments will be available.
Minimum donation adults £2 Children free.

Saturday 16 December
Messiah
7.30pm
Framlingham College Chapel, College Road, Framlingham, IP13 9EY
Handel's most well known choral oratorio performed by Phoenix Singers, Kingfisher Sinfonietta, with excellent soloists, conducted by Geoff Lavery.

See Music Concerts In Suffolk for ticket information.

Saturday 16 December
LION FOR THE KING a Christmas Musical
4.00pm
Holy Trinity Church, Blythburgh, IP19 9LL



A Christmas musical for all the family. A cast of local children will present this musical celebration based on an ancient legend that the three wise men came to Bethlehem from China.
FREE with a retiring collection
Contact: Meryl Doney, Email: meryldoney@me.com 07976574703

Saturday 16 December to Sunday 17 December
Two Day Glass Fusing Course
Hart Glass, 56 Peacocks Close, Cavendish, CO10 8DA



This introductory courses aim to give you a taste of a wide variety of glass fusing techniques and a clear understanding of the processes including; The glass studio environment, Cutting, cold-working & design and Planning firing schedules.

See Hart Glass for more information. Pre booking essential.

Saturday 16 December
Christmas Entertaining
10am - 3pm
The Food Hub Cookery School, Kenton Hall, Debenham Road, Stowmarket, IP14 6JU

Let us inspire you to create delicious festive food for the party season. We will help you prepare for Christmas with quick, easy and impressive entertaining recipes. This hands-on cookery course will teach you techniques and skills to prepare ahead and help you enjoy your Christmas with your family and friends. From canapes to show-stopping desserts, by the end of the day you'll have Christmas entertaining covered! We'll also help you get into festive spirit with a glass or two of mulled wine whilst your cooking away.

Recipes on this course may include:
Seasonal canape's
Salt baked baby beets, curd, bronze fennel, fennel pollen
Sherry glased pork belly, cavolo nero, parsnip, crackling
Coffee mousse and granita, amoretti, milk sorbet
Christmas Biscotti

***SPECIAL OFFER BUY ONE PLACE, GET ONE HALF-PRICE (2 PLACES FOR £148.50). SIMPLY ENTER THE CODE: XMAS17 AT THE CHECKOUT!***

See Kenton Hall Estate for venue info and contact details.

Stonham Barns Leisure & Retail

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There's always something happening at Stonham Barns, click link above to check out our long list of forthcoming events.

Sunday 17 December
Spirit of Christmas Fun Run
Registration between 1-2pm
Grange Farm, Saxham Street, Stowupland, IP14 5DA
Join us for our annual ''Spirit of Christmas Fun Run'' on Sunday 17th December at a new private off-road venue.
The route is approximately 5k with a shorter option available around well sign-posted farmland with lots of fun to be had on the way!
Children will receive a reward for completing the trail and for remembering others this Christmas. Walkers welcome, dogs on a lead welcome. Under 11s must be accompanied by an adult. Hot dogs - hot drinks - mince pies.
The Spirit of Christmas Fun run replaces the annual Stowmarket Christmas Tree Run
Free entry, but please bring an unwrapped gift per family as a present for an underprivileged child this Christmas.
Tel: for info: +447766395779

Wednesday 20 December
Panto! - Aladdin
Doors open 5pm, performance starts at 6pm, finishes at 8pm
Fynn Valley Golf Club, Witnesham, Ipswich, IP6 9JA
In association with Gerry Graham Pantos, a great fun performance of Aladdin for one night only! Fun for all the family.
Adults £10, Children £5
jenny@fynn-valley.co.uk
01473 785267

Thursday 21 December
Festive Live Music & Afternoon Tea
The Westleton Crown, The Street, Westleton, IP17 3AD



A perfect afternoon with live music and mouth-watering treats from our kitchen.
Indulge in a selection of homemade cakes, scones and finger sandwiches while listening to a talented, local musician playing live music in our restaurant.

See The Westleton Crown for more information.

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Friday 22 December
Reindeer in the Meadow and Christmas Bonfire Night
6.00pm - 10.00pm
Tuddenham Mill, High Street, Tuddenham, IP28 6SQ



To get into Christmas spirit, join us for a family friendly evening.
Enjoy a complimentary glass of warming mulled wine or cider while listening to a local primary school pupils sing Christmas songs. We will also serve roasted chestnuts, sausage rolls and chocolate brownies. Children will have a chance to meet our very special guests – two Father Christmas’ reindeer and a hand-tame owl.

This is a free event and everyone is welcome.

See Tuddenham Mill for more information.

Friday 22 December
Jazz at the Hunter Club present the mighty repertory sextet Rebop
DOORS: 7.30pm MUSIC: 8pm
Hunter Club, 6 St Andrews St South, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 3PH
Mighty repertory sextet REBOP salutes the iconic record label Blue Note with exciting 50's and 60's jazz sounds by Art Blakey, Herbie Hancock, Horace Silver, Hank Mobley, Wayne Shorter and many others. PAUL HIGGS trumpet, COLIN WATLING tenor, KEVIN FLANAGAN alto, CHRIS INGHAM piano, ANDREW BROWN bass, GEORGE DOUBLE drums

Tickets: £14/£7(U25)
For tickets and further information contact Chris Ingham 07799 650009 or email info@headhunterslive.org or purchase tickets at http://www.wegottickets.com/event/416058

Saturday 23 December
CHRISTMAS with CHRISTINA JOHNSTON
16:00-17:30
Aldeburgh Parish Church, Victoria Road, Aldeburgh, IP155DU



Classical chart topper, Christina Johnston and famous pianist Roger Seville are back to bring you the spirit of Christmas. For full information, see: Music Concerts in Suffolk
ADVANCED TICKETS £10 ON THE DOOR £12
TELEPHONE: 0844 888 9991

Sunday 24 December
Wrapping with CATS
10.00am - 4.00pm
Catastrophe Cat Cafe, Unit 27a, Maitland Road, Lion Barns, Needham Market, IPSWICH , IP6 8NZ
Wrapping with the cats in the company of Cats @ Catastrophe Cat Cafe, East Anglia's only Cat Cafe!

Enjoy the festivities at our Cat Cafe and Rehoming centre, raising money for the cafe's rescue cats and helping them find their forever homes at Christmas.

See Whats On Ipswich for full festive feline info.

Wednesday 27 December
Pizza & Quiz at The Anchor, Walberswick
From 6.30pm
The Anchor, Walberswick, The Street, Walberswick, IP18 6UA
Wood fired pizzas & family quiz night. Come along and joing the fun!

See The Anchor, Walberswick for more information.

Thursday 28 December
Turkey Buster Guided Walk
10.30am
Ipswich Tourist Guides Association, St Stephens Church, St Stephens Lane, Ipswich, IP1 1DP



Ipswich Tourist Guides provide a fascinating range of guided walks for the public around the town. Why not join our popular 'Turkey Buster' walk to work off some of those extra calories?

Places must be booked in advance. See Ipswich Tourist Guides Association for contact details.

Thursday 28 December
Open Mic Night at The Anchor, Walberswick
From 6pm for curry and 8pm Open Mic!
The Anchor, Walberswick, The Street, Walberswick, IP18 6UA
A fabulous home made curry buffet served from 6pm for £15 per head followed by the open mic from 8pm.
Sign up to perform, sing, play, speak or whatever your skill is by contacting Luke on 01502 722112.

See The Anchor, Walberswick for more information.

Friday 29 December
Storytelling Evening at The Anchor, Walberswick
From 4pm onwards, storytelling starts 6pm
The Anchor, Walberswick, The Street, Walberswick, IP18 6UA
Come and enjoy pizzas cooked in our wood fired oven from 4pm before the main event begins at 6pm.

Compered by BBC Presenter Libby Purves, we have several fascinating local residents and holidaymakers going to tell their stories. Each story lasts 10 minutes. So far signed up are Astrid & Denis King (Black Beauty composer); Linda Davies, formerly taken hostage off the coast of Iran; Nigel Walpole, former WWII fighter jet pilot; Emma Freud, broadcaster & journalist and more! If you would like to tell your story on the night please just let us know when you arrive.

See The Anchor, Walberswick for more information.

Sunday 31 December
New Year's Eve at Wetherden Village Hall
8.30pm - 12.30am
Wetherden Village Hall, Park Road, Wetherden, IP14 3JS
New Year Eve's celebrations at Wetherden Village Hall, organised by Stow Hundreds, will be providing another night of high quality original music and entertainment for adults and children. The evening will start at 8.30pm and finish after revellers have welcomed in the New Year.

This year's entertainment includes:
Fishclaw - a seven piece instrumental group based in Colchester who for New Years Eve will also have a caller for a ceilidh. Fishclaw's music is a mix of up-tempo beats and melodies with traditional folk influences and other influences such as alternative folk, ambient electronica, post rock and system music.

Dan the Hat - A master of improvisation, comedy and juggling skills his performances are for adults and children and everyone in between!

Justin Appleyard - A multi-skilled entertainer who juggles, unicycles and does balloon modelling will be starting the night.

There will also be a pinata which, will as usual, cause a riot with the kids.
Adults £10, Concs £6, Under 12£s £4, Under 5£s £1. Tickets available on the door only.
Telephone: 01359 240 724

Sunday 31 December
New Years Eve Chill Out Party!
10.00-16:00
Catastrophe Cat Cafe, Unit 27a, Maitland Road, Lion Barns, , Needham Market,, IP6 8NZ
Join us at Catastrophe Cat Cafe for our annual New Year's Eve Party. Held between 10.00am-4.00pm, with celebrations throughout the day with our feline friends, it is the puurfect party for anyone who wishes to CELEBRATE the New Year in a relaxed fashion!

Free glass of Prosecco on entry (Mocktail optional), seasonal delights available, including Vegan & Gluten Free options along with party hats, decorations and board games!


All for just £6.00
Tel: 07388 522942 or email: info@catastrophecatcafe.co.uk

Sunday 31 December
New Year's Eve Gala Ball
Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa, Stoke by Nayland, CO6 4PZ



Join us for the most popular event of the year. Let your hair down and party the night away to the superb sounds of a great live band. This event is the perfect plan for your New Year's Eve - an excellent chance to celebrate with friends and family!
See Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa for booking information.

Sunday 31 December
New Year's Eve Supper Disco
7.30pm
Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa, Stoke by Nayland, CO6 4PZ
A whole evening of entertainment and delicious food so that you can sit back, relax and celebrate the new year with your friends and family.
For more information, see: Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa

Sunday 31 December
Live Music at The King's Head Inn
The King’s Head Inn, Front Street, Orford, IP12 2LW



Come along and enjoy a great atmosphere with live music from The Man in the Hat.

See The King's Head Inn for more information.

Sunday 31 December
Suffolk Party Nights New Years Eve Party Trinity Park
7.30pm - 1am
Trinity Park , Felixstowe Road, Ipswich, IP3 8UH



New Years Eve Party Night, Tony Mills doing his tenth year at Suffolk's biggest new years party.
Tickets £22.50
Call Tony on 0777 302 1539

See Trinity Park Events for venue information.

Sunday 31 December
New Year's Eve 4 Course Dinner, Dancing & Fireworks
Tables from 8.30pm - 9.30pm to late
The Anchor, Walberswick, The Street, Walberswick, IP18 6UA
We are taking bookings between 8.30pm and 9.30pm for parties of 2, 4, 6 and 8. Pre-select from our set 4 course festive menu, enjoy dancing with the Suffolk All Stars Disco followed by Luke's famous fireworks at midnight!

See The Anchor, Walberswick for more information inc booking.

Sunday 31 December
New Year's Eve Family Fun Dinner
6pm to 8pm
The Anchor, Walberswick, The Street, Walberswick, IP18 6UA
For the little ones in the family who cannot quite make it through to midnight. We have a family roast chicken dinner for the family from 6pm. Followed by Luke's fireworks at 8pm.

See The Anchor, Walberswick for more information.


Ipswich Tourist Guide Association

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Ipswich Tourist Guides provide a range of fascinating guided walks for the public around the town throughout the year.

We start our 2018 programme of 'Afternoon Tea Walks' on 18th January. Why not wrap up warm and join us for one of our themed walks each ending at a local cafe for a hot drink and a slice of cake?

Click on link above to see our full 2018 timetable.


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What's On Suffolk  January 2018
Friday 5 January to Saturday 6 January
Sleeping Beauty by Ben Crocker
Henley Community Centre, Ashbocking Rd Church Meadows, Henley Nr Ipswich, IP6 0RP
Henley Players presents our 7th pantomime season
Sleeping Beauty by Ben Crocker
Concessions £5.00 Adults £8.00 Family of 4 £21.00
Tel: 01473 833226, Email: henleyplayersboxoffice@gmail.com

Saturday 6 January
The Apex Wedding Fair - Bury St Edmunds
11.00am - 3.00pm
The Apex, 1 Charter Square, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 3FD
This will be the tenth time that Take My Hand Wedding Fairs presents The Apex Wedding Fair.

We are now known as the BIGGEST wedding fair in Bury St Edmunds! Around 50 wedding exhibitors will be with us on the day.

See Wedding Fairs in Suffolk for full information.

Thursday 11 January
Woodbridge Red Hat Society The Blooming Fuchsias Meeting
2.30pm - 4.00pm
Wyevale Garden Centre (Restaurant), Grundisburgh Road, Woodbridge, IP13 6HX



Ladies. The Woodbridge Red Hat Society The Blooming Fuchsias invite you to join us.
Red Hatting is about Fun, Friendship, Freedom, Fulfillment and Fitness.
Ladies admitting to 50 and over please wear purple from the shoulder down plus a red hat.Under 50's Pinkies or Ladies in Waiting please wear lilac with pink hats. We ALWAYS wear the colours.
We meet regularly at 2.30pm on 2nd Thursday of the month at Wyevale as well as other exciting events throughout the year.
No entry charge
Email: thebloomingfuchsias@hotmail.com
Contact: Anne-Marie aka Queenie Gloriana

Friday 12 January
Beer Dinner
The Westleton Crown, The Street, Westleton, IP17 3AD



Join us for a fantastic evening with a selection of local beers and a three course mouth-watering menu created by our Head Chef, James Finch. Each dish will be paired with a beer from one of our favourite breweries: St Peter's, Woodforde's and Adnams.

See The Westleton Crown for more information.

Wednesday 17 January
Burgundy Wine Dinner
6.30pm - 9.30pm
Tuddenham Mill, High Street, Tuddenham, IP28 6SQ



Join us for a fantastic wine and food pairing evening. We will welcome the prestigious Corney & Barrow wine merchant from Newmarket to host the evening. You will have a chance to sample our mouth-watering four course menu matched with five Burgundy wines from Domaine Michel Lafarge estate in Volnay, France.

See Tuddenham Mill for full details.

Friday 19 January
Wine and Food Pairing Evening
The Westleton Crown, The Street, Westleton, IP17 3AD



We are holding a number of wine and food pairing evenings during the year. On each of these evenings we will be serving a selection of wines from different countries. The three course menu for the evening has been created by our Head Chef, James Finch, and is inspired by local farms and our neighbouring countryside.

See The Westleton Crown for more information.

Friday 19 January
Fish Night
The Ship at Dunwich, Dunwich, IP17 3DT



This winter The Ship will be hosting a special fish night where diners will have an opportunity to sample and extensive menu of fresh, local and delicious fish and seafood dishes.

See The Ship at Dunwich for more information.

Sunday 21 January
Film and Digital Studio Portrait Workshop with Nick Ilott
10.00am - 2.00pm
Old Jet, Bentwaters Business Parks, Rendlesham, IP12 2TW
This course is designed for anyone interested in taking lovely portraits, whether of friends and family members or when working with professional models. It is aimed at anyone with a basic knowledge of their camera and is specifically for those who own either a digital or analogue SLR or medium format camera. Bridge or compact camera users may not get the most from this course.
£80
Contact: Nick Ilott, Tel: 0788080014, Email: info@oldjet.co.uk

Friday 26 January
Food Theme Night
The King’s Head Inn, Front Street, Orford, IP12 2LW



Come and join us at our delicious Food Theme Night. This months theme is a Taste of Australia.
See The King's Head Inn for more information.

Friday 26 January
Burns Night Supper
The Dog at Grundisburgh, The Green, Grundisburgh, Woodbridge, IP13 6TA



3 course dinner, piping of the haggis, toasts and speeches £25pp

See The Dog at Grundisburgh for more information.

Sunday 28 January
Greshams Sunday Evening Quiz
7.30pm
Greshams Sports & Social Club, 312 Tuddenham Road, Ipswich, IP4 3QJ
Nigel Jackson and Steve Springett host a fun quiz evening with teams of up to 6 players.

You do not need to be a member of Greshams to come along and you can eat there too. On Sundays there is a delicious 3 meat carvery available in addition to an excellent and varied menu. So why not book a table earlier than the start of the quiz and enjoy a good meal before we start asking the questions?

Tables for the quiz and for dining must be booked to avoid disappointment.

See Greshams Ipswich for full quiz information and contact details.

Sunday 28 January
NLP Discovery Day
10.00am - 4.30pm
Bramford Golf Centre, Loraine Way, Ipswich, IP8 4JS



Come and discover the power of YOU!

Do you become annoyed and stressed by everyday situations?
Do you find the same problems repeating themselves in your life?
Do you want more out of your life?

If the answer is “yes” to any of these questions, join Tracy Ward; Your Catalyst for Change, on a NLP Discovery Day.

To find out more information see Whats On Ipswich

Sunday 28 January
The Wedding Fayre
11.00am - 3.30pm
Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa, Keepers Lane, Stoke by Nayland, CO6 4PZ



Explore 40 of the best suppliers in the area to help you plan your perfect day! No booking necessary just pop in!

See Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa for more information.

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What's On Suffolk  February 2018
Thursday 8 February
Woodbridge Red Hat Society The Blooming Fuchsias Meeting
2.30pm - 4.00pm
Wyevale Garden Centre (Restaurant), Grundisburgh Road, Woodbridge, IP13 6HX



Ladies. The Woodbridge Red Hat Society The Blooming Fuchsias invite you to join us.
Red Hatting is about Fun, Friendship, Freedom, Fulfillment and Fitness.
Ladies admitting to 50 and over please wear purple from the shoulder down plus a red hat.Under 50's Pinkies or Ladies in Waiting please wear lilac with pink hats. We ALWAYS wear the colours.
We meet regularly at 2.30pm on 2nd Thursday of the month at Wyevale as well as other exciting events throughout the year.
No entry charge
Email: thebloomingfuchsias@hotmail.com
Contact: Anne-Marie aka Queenie Gloriana

Friday 16 February
Food Theme Night
The King’s Head Inn, Front Street, Orford, IP12 2LW



Come and join us at our delicious Food Theme Night. This months we are holding a Chinese New Year Banquet.
See The King's Head Inn for more information.

Friday 23 February
Wine and Food Pairing Evening
The Westleton Crown, The Street, Westleton, IP17 3AD



We are holding a number of wine and food pairing evenings during the year. On each of these evenings we will be serving a selection of wines from different countries. The three course menu for the evening has been created by our Head Chef, James Finch, and is inspired by local farms and our neighbouring countryside.

See The Westleton Crown for more information.

Sunday 25 February
The Suffolk Wedding Show
10.30am until 3.00pm
Woolverstone Hall, Woolverstone, Ipswich, IP9 1AZ



Now in its 12th year we are the largest wedding show in Ipswich.
This is not just a show, this is an experience. We hope to see you there.

See Wedding Fairs in Suffolk for full info.

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What's On Suffolk  March 2018
Saturday 3 March
Festival of Fabric III
10.00am to 4.00pm
The Orwell Hotel, Hamilton Road, Felixstowe, IP11 7DX



A one day celebration of vintage style clothes making with specialist traders, vintage fashion lectures, sewing and millinery workshops, vintage fashion exhibition from the 1930s to 1950s, afternoon tea and music supplied by a vintage swing DJ
£5.00
Tel: 07787981493

See The Orwell Hotel, Felixstowe for venue info.

Saturday 3 March
Indoor Car Boot
10.00am - 12.00pm
Ringsfield Village Hall, Church Road, Ringsfield, Beccles, NR34 8NT
An Indoor car boot is being held to raise funds for the village play area refurbishment. Refreshments will be available including bacon rolls and cakes. Come and have a cuppa whilst browsing the stalls.
Tables are provided at £6 each.
Contact Sarah 07749714747

Sunday 4 March
Kersey Mill Wedding Fair
11.00am - 3.30pm
Kersey Mill, Stone Street, Kersey, IP7 6DP



Come along to the the Kersey Mill Wedding Fair where you are bound to find inspiration for your big today from the vast array of exhibitors and wedding suppliers as well as viewing our spacious grounds and ceremony rooms.
See Kersey Mill for more information.

Sunday 4 March
THE Wedding Fayre...! Copdock Hall
11.00am - 3.30pm
Copdock Hall, Church Lane Copdock, Ipswich, IP8 3JZ
This stunning Grade 2 listed Tudor barn sits alongside their own Copdock Vineyard and the 15th Century parish church. This historical building with it’s impressive open hall and timber framed roof has been finished with all mod cons and plays host to an array of superb wedding suppliers. Easy access from the A12 & A14 plenty of free parking.

See Wedding Fairs in Suffolk for full information.

Sunday 4 March
Sporting Dinner: Starring Terry Butcher
7:00pm - 11:00pm
Greshams Ipswich, 312 Tuddenham Road, Ipswich, IP4 3QJ
Join us for our Spring Sporting Dinner starting Ipswich's own Terry Butcher!

The former Ipswich Defender, England and Rangers Captain will be joining us for one of our ever-popular Sporting Dinners this May to talk about his amazing life in the industry and out.

A waiter served 2 course meal, auction and comedian compare for the evening as well as talk from Terry Butcher.

See Greshams Ipswich for prices and contact info.

Thursday 8 March
Woodbridge Red Hat Society The Blooming Fuchsias Meeting
2.30pm - 4.00pm
Wyevale Garden Centre (Restaurant), Grundisburgh Road, Woodbridge, IP13 6HX



Ladies. The Woodbridge Red Hat Society The Blooming Fuchsias invite you to join us.
Red Hatting is about Fun, Friendship, Freedom, Fulfillment and Fitness.
Ladies admitting to 50 and over please wear purple from the shoulder down plus a red hat.Under 50's Pinkies or Ladies in Waiting please wear lilac with pink hats. We ALWAYS wear the colours.
We meet regularly at 2.30pm on 2nd Thursday of the month at Wyevale as well as other exciting events throughout the year.
No entry charge
Email: thebloomingfuchsias@hotmail.com
Contact: Anne-Marie aka Queenie Gloriana

Friday 16 March
Food Theme Night
The King’s Head Inn, Front Street, Orford, IP12 2LW



Come and join us at our delicious Food Theme Night. This months theme is a St Patrick's Eve Supper.
See The King's Head Inn for more information.

Saturday 17 March
Indoor Car Boot
10 - 12pm
Ringsfield Village Hall, Church Road, Ringsfield, Beccles, NR34 8NT
This event is being held to raise funds for the adjacent play area refurbishment. Refreshments will be available including bacon rolls and cakes. It does not matter about the weather as you will be warm and dry inside. Come and browse whilst having a cuppa.
Tables are provided at £6 each to book contact Sarah 07749714747

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What's On Suffolk  April 2018
Thursday 12 April
Woodbridge Red Hat Society The Blooming Fuchsias Meeting
2.30pm - 4.00pm
Wyevale Garden Centre (Restaurant), Grundisburgh Road, Woodbridge, IP13 6HX



Ladies. The Woodbridge Red Hat Society The Blooming Fuchsias invite you to join us.
Red Hatting is about Fun, Friendship, Freedom, Fulfillment and Fitness.
Ladies admitting to 50 and over please wear purple from the shoulder down plus a red hat.Under 50's Pinkies or Ladies in Waiting please wear lilac with pink hats. We ALWAYS wear the colours.
We meet regularly at 2.30pm on 2nd Thursday of the month at Wyevale as well as other exciting events throughout the year.
No entry charge
Email: thebloomingfuchsias@hotmail.com
Contact: Anne-Marie aka Queenie Gloriana

Sunday 22 April
Luxe Love Wedding Fair
10.00am - 3.00pm
Glemham Hall, Little Glemham, Woodbridge, IP13 0BT



Our annual wedding fair has evolved and taken on a brand new look and a brand new name for 2018. Welcome to Luxe Love, for the luxurious, quirky and curious.

See Glemham Hall for full information.



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What's On Suffolk  May 2018
Thursday 10 May
Woodbridge Red Hat Society The Blooming Fuchsias Meeting
2.30pm - 4.00pm
Wyevale Garden Centre (Restaurant), Grundisburgh Road, Woodbridge, IP13 6HX



Ladies. The Woodbridge Red Hat Society The Blooming Fuchsias invite you to join us.
Red Hatting is about Fun, Friendship, Freedom, Fulfillment and Fitness.
Ladies admitting to 50 and over please wear purple from the shoulder down plus a red hat.Under 50's Pinkies or Ladies in Waiting please wear lilac with pink hats. We ALWAYS wear the colours.
We meet regularly at 2.30pm on 2nd Thursday of the month at Wyevale as well as other exciting events throughout the year.
No entry charge
Email: thebloomingfuchsias@hotmail.com
Contact: Anne-Marie aka Queenie Gloriana

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What's On Suffolk  June 2018
Thursday 14 June
Woodbridge Red Hat Society The Blooming Fuchsias Meeting
2.30pm - 4.00pm
Wyevale Garden Centre (Restaurant), Grundisburgh Road, Woodbridge, IP13 6HX



Ladies. The Woodbridge Red Hat Society The Blooming Fuchsias invite you to join us.
Red Hatting is about Fun, Friendship, Freedom, Fulfillment and Fitness.
Ladies admitting to 50 and over please wear purple from the shoulder down plus a red hat.Under 50's Pinkies or Ladies in Waiting please wear lilac with pink hats. We ALWAYS wear the colours.
We meet regularly at 2.30pm on 2nd Thursday of the month at Wyevale as well as other exciting events throughout the year.
No entry charge
Email: thebloomingfuchsias@hotmail.com
Contact: Anne-Marie aka Queenie Gloriana

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