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Go Ape, Thetford
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Suffolk Coastal Cottages, Southwold
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Short Courses at Assington Mill, Sudbury
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The Cock Inn, Polstead
The Amber Shop, Southwold
The Amber Shop, Southwold
Tuddenham Mill, Tuddenham
Tuddenham Mill, Tuddenham
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High Lodge Holiday Resort, Saxmundham
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Visit Suffolk Punch Trust, Hollesley
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Fox and Goose, Fressingfield
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Stonham Barns Leisure & Retail Village
Swilland Mill Luxury Self Catering, Woodbridge
Swilland Mill Luxury Self Catering, Woodbridge
Kesgrave Hall, Ipswich
Kesgrave Hall, Ipswich
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The Brudenell Hotel, Aldeburgh
Kentwell Hall, Long Melford
Kentwell Hall, Long Melford
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Broadland Sands Holiday Park, Lowestoft
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Pakefield Caravan Park
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Fornham Organic Shop & Cafe, Bury St Edmunds
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Cottages4you, Suffolk
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What's On Suffolk  April 2015

Sunday 29 March to Thursday 2 April
Lambing Festival
11.00am-5.00pm
Kentwell Hall, Long Melford
Head to Kentwell Hall, Long Melford for some Easter fun and join in the "O'Lambpics" and get creative with some Easter Crafts in the barn.
Wednesday 1 April
Lunch & Learn
The Westleton Crown
An interactive experience with demonstrations from head chef Robert Mace as you create your own 2 course meal at The Westleton Crown
Wednesday 1 April
Flix in The Stix - The 100 Foot Journey - Helen Mirren
7.30 pm
Lavenham Village Hall and Events Centre
An evening of film on the big screen, Helen Mirren stars in this wonderful film. Refreshments served during a short interval.
Ticket Price: £4.00
Tel: 01787 248599
Venue Address: Lavenham Village Hall, Church Street, Lavenham, Sudbury, Suffolk. CO10 9QT
Wednesday 1 April
Reptiles ramble
RSPB Minsmere, near Dunwich
Discover more about the secret lives that Minsmere’s reptiles lead.
For more details, times and booking see: RSPB Minsmere
Wednesday 1 April
Reptiles ramble
RSPB Minsmere, near Dunwich
Discover more about the secret lives that Minsmere’s reptiles lead.
For more details, times and booking see: RSPB Minsmere
Wednesday 1 April
Family nature walks and crafts
RSPB Minsmere, near Dunwich
Spring into action this Easter holidays with a family nature walk, there will be quizzes and Easter crafts taking place. See: RSPB Minsmere for more details.
Wednesday 1 April to Thursday 2 April
Easter Egg Hunt
10.00am-12.00pm & 1.00pm-3.00pm
Sizewell B Visitor Centre
To find out more please visit - Sizewell B Visitor Centre
Thursday 2 April to Monday 6 April
The 15th Hundon Plough Beer Festival
Every day from 12pm
The Plough Inn at Hundon
For further details please see: Suffolk Festivals

Friday 3 April
Gippeswyk Singers present "Crucifixion" by John Stainer
7:00 pm
St John the Baptist Church, Campsea Ashe
For further details please see: Concerts
Southwold Pier

SouthwoldPier


Friday 3rd April to Sunday 5th April - Punch & Judy

12.00pm, 2.00pm & 3.30pm

Pop along to Southwold Pier and treat yourself to a delicious ice-cream and join in with the Punch and Judy fun. There will also be balloon modelling to keep the kids entertained between shows.
Friday 3 April
Dynamix Disco
9.00pm
The Great Eastern Hotel, Brandon, Thetford
Dance the night away to hits from the 70's and 80's this Good Friday at The Great Eastern Hotel
Friday 3 April to Saturday 4 April
Easter Bunny's EGGstravaganza
10.00am - 3.00pm each day
Ipswich Town Centre
Have your photo taken with the Easter Bunny and his friends and take home some delicious chocolate, sounds good? Find out more here: Easter Holidays in Suffolk

Friday 3 April to Monday 6 April
Tudor Eastertide
11.00am-5.00pm
Kentwell Hall, Long Melford
Join the Tudors in the year 1578 at Kentwell Hall, Long Melford this Easter. The Gardens & Farm will also be open and there will be the ever popular Easter Egg Trail - The Impossible Quiz.

Friday 3 April
Good Friday Service
11.00am
Kentford Manor
For further details please see: Easter Holidays in Suffolk
Friday 3 April
Annual Beach Clean
10.30am
Dolphin Inn, Thorpeness
Meet within the Snug at the Dolphin Inn and then head to the beach to help with the annual clean.
Saturday 4 April
Celia Bird sings with the Selion Swing Band
8.00pm
St Peter’s by the Waterfront, Ipswich
For further details please visit: St Peter's by the Waterfront
Saturday 4 April
Spring craft fair
11.30am-2.30pm
Castle Hill Community Centre
To find out more please visit: Easter Holidays in Suffolk
Saturday 4 April
Solomon's Knot: Pour un tombeau d'Anatole
6pm
Britten Studio, Snape
For further details please visit: Concerts
Saturday 4 April
I Fagiolini
8pm
Snape Maltings Concert Hall
The much-loved vocal ensemble are joined by the English Cornett & Sackbutt Ensemble with music for Holy Week by Schütz and Victoria.
Ticket Prices: £25 - £10 (Under 27s half price)
Box office 01728 687110
Venue Address: Aldeburgh Music
Saturday 4 April
Symphonies of Winds
11.00am
Snape Maltings Concert Hall
Aldeburgh Winds play Strauss, Stravinsky and Britten.
£36-£16 Under (27s half price)
Box office 01728 687110
Venue Address: Aldeburgh Music

Saturday 4 April
Aldeburgh Voices
3.00pm
Orford Church
Choral Music by Brahms and Mendelssohn.
Ticket Price: £18-£10
Box office 01728 687110
Venue Address: Church Street, Orford, Suffolk. IP12 2LW
Saturday 4 April
Woodbridge Vintage & Modern Market
9.30am to 4.00pm
The Shire Hall and Market Hill
For further details please see: Easter Holidays in Suffolk
Sunday 5 April to Sunday 5 April
Easter Sunday Fair
12pm to 5pm
The Castle Bar & Gardens, Beach Farm Caravan Park
To find out more please see: Easter Holidays in Suffolk

Sunday 5 April to Monday 6 April
Clare Antiques Fair
9.00am-4.00pm
Old Town Hall, Clare
For more details regarding the fair please see: Easter Holidays in Suffolk
Sunday 5 April
The Magic of Minsmere – weekend walks
RSPB Minsmere, near Dunwich
If you've never been to Minsmere, then this is the walk for you.
For more details, times and booking see: RSPB Minsmere
Sunday 5 April to Monday 6 April
Easter Steam-Up
Mid-Suffolk Light Railway, Wetheringsett




All 3 locomotives will be in action at this Easter themed weekend at the Mid-Suffolk Light Railway
Sunday 5 April
Easter Egg Hunt
10.00am
Dolphin Inn, Thorpeness
Everybody is welcome as you meet at the Village Store this Easter Sunday for the start of the Easter Egg Hunt at The Dolphin Inn.
Bawdsey Radar

Bawdsay Radar

Sunday 5th April to Monday 6th April

Magic Ear Exhibition

12.30pm to 4.30pm

With its interactive displays this unique exhibition tells the story of the "invention that changed the world". For further details please see: Bawdsey Radar
Tuesday 7 April to Wednesday 8 April
Escape the locked room challenge
Kingpin Bowling Centre
A unique first for East Anglia. A locked room challenge. Work as a team to hunt for clues in the locked room, solve the puzzles to escape and the clock is ticking, you have just 60 mins to work it out.
Ticket Prices: Start at £10 per person
Contact: Steve on 07592 050583 Email: info@puzzle-room.co.uk
Venue Address: Gloster Road, Martlesham, Suffolk. IP5 3RJ
Tuesday 7 April
Woodbridge Cooking Club - Spring Vegetable Curry
10.00am-12.00pm
Sea Scout Hut, Woodbridge
Children can come along and learn how to create a delicious seasonal curry, to find out more please see: Easter Holidays in Suffolk
Tuesday 7 April
An Evening of Chamber Music given by the Ennead Ensemble
7pm
St Mary’s Church, Debenham
For more details please see: Concerts
Tuesday 7 April to Sunday 12 April
Easter Holiday Tudor Family Days
Kentwell Hall, Long Melford
The House, Gardens and Farm will all be open as you go back in time to explore the year 1535 at Kentwell Hall, Long Melford.
Tuesday 7 April to Wednesday 8 April
Reptiles ramble
RSPB Minsmere, near Dunwich
Discover more about the secret lives that Minsmere’s reptiles lead.
For more details, times and booking see: RSPB Minsmere
Tuesday 7 April
Owl pellet dissection
RSPB Minsmere, near Dunwich
Join us to dissect barn owl pellets collected by the Suffolk Community Barn Owl project and discover what small creatures they have been hunting and feeding upon. See: RSPB Minsmere for more details.
Tuesday 7 April
Talking Tour Presentation
9.30am-1.30pm
Sizewell B Visitor Centre
Come along and see our energy demonstrations at the Sizewell B Visitor Centre.
Wednesday 8 April
Birdwatching for beginners
RSPB Minsmere, near Dunwich
Learn how to identify the fantastic birds that gather on the reserve at this time of year.
For more details, times and booking see: RSPB Minsmere
Wednesday 8 April
Reptiles ramble
RSPB Minsmere, near Dunwich
Discover more about the secret lives that Minsmere’s reptiles lead.
For more details, times and booking see: RSPB Minsmere
Wednesday 8 April
Health walks at North Warren
RSPB North Warren
Escape your home and enjoy fresh air, beautiful landscapes and meet new friends. For more details, times and booking see: RSPB Minsmere
Wednesday 8 April
Family nature walks and crafts
RSPB Minsmere, near Dunwich
Spring into action this Easter holidays with a family nature walk, there will be quizzes and Easter crafts taking place. See: RSPB Minsmere for more details.
Wednesday 8 April to Friday 10 April
Family Activity Day
Wednesday 10.00am-12.00pm & 1.30pm-3.30pm, Thursday & Friday 10.00am-12.00pm
Sizewell B Visitor Centre, Leiston
Come and join in the family fun this Easter at our nuclear power station. To find out more please visit: Sizewell B Visitor Centre
Wednesday 8 April
Black Light Party
8.00pm-11.30pm
Alfies Function Room




Black Light Party For 13-16 year olds.
An evening of dancing under UV Lights for those who want to glow!
This is a fundraising event for a group of local teenagers, that want to make a non-profit internet safety film that warns of the dangers of online grooming.
Ticket Price: £8 each
Email: hdybrks@aol.com
Venue Address: The King Alfred, 1 Burnt Hill Way, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 8PB
Thursday 9 April
Bird ringing demonstrations
RSPB Minsmere, near Dunwich
Waveney Bird Club’s ringing demonstrations are not to be missed. They offer unique and rare opportunities to experience close encounters with the Minsmere birds – you never know what you might see! . See: RSPB Minsmere for more details.
Thursday 9 April
I've Never Noticed That Before
2.00pm
Tourist Information Centre, St Stephen’s Church, Ipswich
Discover the hidden secrets around Ipswich on this guided tour. Including Secret doors, carved faces and much more. For further information please see: Ipswich Tourist Guides Association
Thursday 9 April
The Basil Brush Show
11.00am and 2.30pm
The Apex, Bury St Edmunds
Head to The Apex, Bury St Edmunds for fun and laughter and a chance to meet the lovable Basil and his chum Mr Stephen.
Venue Address: The Apex, 1 Charter Square, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 3FD
Friday 10 April
What is Real Beauty? Conference
10.30am-3.30pm
Ipswich Town Hall
A free event aimed at girls aged 9-19 promoting well being, confidence and positive self esteem. So come along and enjoy some pampering and take part in the workshops happening on the day. For further details please see: Easter Holidays in Suffolk

Friday 10 April
The Magic of Minsmere – weekday walks
RSPB Minsmere, near Dunwich
If you've never been to Minsmere, then this is the walk for you.
For more details, times and booking see: RSPB Minsmere
Saturday 11 April
Tea Dance
2.00pm - 4.30pm
Kelsale Village Hall
Come and join us for a nostalgic afternoon of tea, dancing and cake.
Ticket Price: £5
Tickets available in advance from Eileen, 01728 604898. John, 01728 604397. Mike, 01728 603995 or Kayleigh, 01728 561141/07783 842890.
Venue Address: Kelsale Village Hall, Bridge Street, Kelsale, Suffolk. IP17 2PB
Saturday 11 April
Craft & Gift Fair
10.00am-4.00pm
St Peter’s by the Waterfront, Ipswich
For further details please see: St Peter's by the Waterfront
Saturday 11 April
Road to Marrakesh Supper Club
7.00pm-11.00pm
Depden Farm Shop
Sample the Moroccan Mezze menu at the Road to Marrakesh Supper Club at Depden Farm Shop Cafe & Training
Saturday 11 April
Auction of Garden Machinery and sale of Hand tools
9.00am - 2.00pm
Lavenham Village Hall and Events Centre
An auction of garden machinery new and second hand plus sale of hand tools. One not to be missed!
Venue Address: Lavenham Village Hall & Events Centre, Church Street, Lavenham, Sudbury, Suffolk. CO10 9QT
Saturday 11 April
The Magic of Minsmere – weekend walks
RSPB Minsmere, near Dunwich
If you've never been to Minsmere, then this is the walk for you.
For more details, times and booking see: RSPB Minsmere
Saturday 11 April
Book Launch
7.00pm
Felixstowe Library,




Join us for the launch of Humber Boy B, a crime novel set in Suffolk. Ruth Dugdall will be giving a short talk and signing books.
All welcome, free entry.
Venue Address: Crescent Road, Felixstowe, Suffolk. IP11 7BY

Saturday 11 April
Patti Russo
8.00pm
The Apex, Bury St Edmunds
Most recognized as being the Powerhouse Female Vocalist on the legendary Meat Loaf's albums, Patti Russo will be appearing at The Apex, Bury St Edmunds.
Venue Address: The Apex, 1 Charter Square, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 3FD
Saturday 11 April to Sunday 12 April
Framlingham Country Show
Framlingham College




Running alongside the Suffolk Food and Drink Festival there is something for everyone at this Country show from Cookery Demonstrations to Gardening Talks and Rural Crafters to Archery and new for 2015 is the Festival of Dogs.
For more details see: Classic Festivals
Sunday 12 April
Fleamarket
10.00am - 4.00pm
Westleton Village Hall
An amazing array of authentic, attractive and amusing artefacts for you to acquire. Something for everyone!
Admission 50p (under 16's free)
Tel: 01728 648277
Venue Address: Westleton, near Saxmundham, Suffolk. IP17 3AD
Sunday 12 April
Indoor Car Boot Sale in Aid of CLIC Sargent
10.00am-12.00pm
The Erskine Centre
For further details please see: What's On in Bury St Edmund's
Sunday 12 April
Wedding Open Day
11.00am-3.00pm
Best Western - Brome Grange Hotel
For further details please visit: Best Western - Brome Grange Hotel
Sunday 12 April
Birdwatching for beginners
RSPB Minsmere, near Dunwich
Learn how to identify the fantastic birds that gather on the reserve at this time of year.
For more details, times and booking see: RSPB Minsmere
Monday 13 April
Willow Plant Supports - Obelisks
Depden Farm Shop
A 1 day workshop to make your very own Willow Obelisk, including all the materials you will require plus lunch and refreshments. For further details please see: Depden Farm Shop Cafe & Training
Monday 13 April
The Magic of Minsmere – weekday walks
RSPB Minsmere, near Dunwich
If you've never been to Minsmere, then this is the walk for you.
For more details, times and booking see: RSPB Minsmere
Tuesday 14 April
Sounds of Spring (and breakfast)
RSPB Minsmere, near Dunwich
Come and enjoy to enjoy the sights and sounds of Minsmere this spring. Our guides will take you on a sound tour you won’t forget. Suitable for beginners, these walks are a great opportunity to learn birdsong. The walk will end with a light breakfast and hot drink in the cafe.
For more details, times and booking see: RSPB Minsmere
Wednesday 15 April
Kitchen Charcuterie – Skill sharing evening: Plucking and preparing chicken and game
7.00pm-8.30pm
Depden Farm Shop
Learn the skills of how to pluck chicken and game at The Depden Farm Shop, Cafe & Training


Thursday 16 April
What's In A Name?
2.00pm
Tourist Information Centre, St Stephen’s Church, Ipswich
What can the names of Ipswich's streets tell us about the past? Find out more with the Ipswich Tourist Guides Association
Thursday 16 April
Wedding Open Evening
5.00pm - 7.30pm
Holiday Inn, Ipswich, Orwell
For further details please click: Wedding Fairs & Shows
Thursday 16 April
S K Clinic + Spa Launch
5.00pm-8.00pm
Tuddenham Mill




S K Clinic + Spa have teamed up with Tuddenham Mill to offer their treatments within the beautiful and tranquil surroundings of the Mill. So pop along and enjoy a 15 minute hand massage or file and polish plus a refreshing glass of Prosecco and mouth watering canapes. For further details of S K Clinic + Spa please visit: S K Clinic & Spa
Friday 17 April
Wine & Food Pairing Evening
The Westleton Crown
An evening hosted by Everich Wines who will talk you through each wine, explaining why it has been chosen to compliment each sumptuous dish. For further details please visit: The Westleton Crown
Friday 17 April
The Affair (Comedy theatre)
7:30pm
Snape Village Hall
A fantastically funny comedy about a man who wants to pop the question but things keep getting in the way!
Ticket Price: £9 & £7 concs
Contact: Amy or Sam: 07923 530821 or 07415 770078
email: lesfanatics.presentimental@gmail.com
Venue Address: Snape Village Hall, Church Road, Snape, Saxmundham, Suffolk.
IP17 1SX
Friday 17 April
A Girls Night Out - Pamper Evening
7.00pm-9.30pm
Long Melford Village Hall




A pamper evening including taster sessions of Reiki Healing, reflexology, hot stone massage and beauty treatments. There will also be stalls selling beautiful items for the home, fashion accessories, hand made jewellery & more. Bar open. Proceeds to E.a.c.h.
Admission £ 1.00
Email: Marie@winterbone.co.uk Website: Winterbone
Venue Address: Long Melford Village Hall, High Street, Long Melford, Suffolk. CO10 9LQ
Saturday 18 April
Kevin Pearce On Tour
7.00pm
St Peter’s by the Waterfront, Ipswich
Kevin Pearce, will be making an appearance at St Peter's by the Waterfront as he visits just a handful of venues during his 2015 UK Tour.
Saturday 18 April
The Strictly Vintage Fair
18/04/2015
The Old School, Long Melford
For more details please visit: Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk
Saturday 18 April to Sunday 19 April
Binocular and telescope open days
RSPB Minsmere, near Dunwich
Our expert staff, volunteers and suppliers, Viking Optical will be here to give practical and unbiased advice on choosing the right binoculars, telescopes and accessories. See: RSPB Minsmere for more details
Saturday 18 April
Improving your wildlife photography
RSPB Minsmere, near Dunwich
Do you need help getting your camera off auto? Join us at our drop-in sessions where you can ask for advice on how to get the most from your camera and achieve that perfect wildlife shot. See: RSPB Minsmere for more details
Saturday 18 April
A Touch Of Class
7.30pm (bar opens 7.00pm)
Wattisfield Village Hall
The group Something Happened supported by guitarist and singer Brian Crockett will perform songs from music hall to folk and pop, to find out more please visit: Concerts
Saturday 18 April
Spring Fayre
2.00pm until 4.00pm
Kentford Manor
A fun day of games, stalls and hopefully sun in the gardens.
Venue Address: Jeddah Way, Kennett, Newmarket, Suffolk. CB8 8JY
Sunday 19 April
The Magic of Minsmere – weekend walks
RSPB Minsmere, near Dunwich
If you've never been to Minsmere, then this is the walk for you.
For more details, times and booking see: RSPB Minsmere
Sunday 19 April
Wedding Fayre at Ipswich Town Football Club
11.00am - 3.30pm
Ipswich Town Football Club
For further details please see: Wedding Fairs & Shows
Monday 20 April to Tuesday 21 April
QuirkHouse Theatre Company presents ''''The Seventh Train''
7.30pm
Oakes Barn, Bury St Edmunds
Discover extraordinary stories from ordinary people as you follow them on their railway journey. For further details please see: What's On in Bury St Edmund's
Tuesday 21 April
Sounds of Spring (and breakfast)
RSPB Minsmere, near Dunwich
Come and enjoy to enjoy the sights and sounds of Minsmere this spring. Our guides will take you on a sound tour you won’t forget. Suitable for beginners, these walks are a great opportunity to learn birdsong. The walk will end with a light breakfast and hot drink in the cafe.
For more details, times and booking see: RSPB Minsmere
Wednesday 22 April
Kitchen Charcuterie: Sausage making skill sharing evening
7.00pm-8.30pm
Depden Farm Shop
Take this opportunity to try your hand at making sausages at The Depden Farm Shop, Cafe & Training
Wednesday 22 April
Birdwatching for beginners
RSPB Minsmere, near Dunwich
Learn how to identify the fantastic birds that gather on the reserve at this time of year.
For more details, times and booking see: RSPB Minsmere
Wednesday 22 April
In The Steps Of The Tudors
2.00pm
Tourist Information Centre, St Stephen’s Church, Ipswich
Enjoy this Tudor themed guided walk of Ipswich with the Ipswich Tourist Guides Association
Thursday 23 April
QuirkHouse Theatre Company presents ''''The Seventh Train''
7.30pm
The John Peel Centre, Stowmarket
Discover the extraordinary stories behind the passengers as you follow their train journey aboard "The Seventh Train".
Ticket Prices: £9.00/£6.00
Venue Address: John Peel Centre, Church Walks, Stowmarket, Suffolk. IP14 1ET
Friday 24 April
Laura Snowden in concert - Guitar
2.00pm
United Reform Church, Southwold
For further details please see: Southwold Concert Series
Friday 24 April
Sounds of Spring (and breakfast)
RSPB Minsmere, near Dunwich
Come and enjoy to enjoy the sights and sounds of Minsmere this spring. Our guides will take you on a sound tour you won’t forget. Suitable for beginners, these walks are a great opportunity to learn birdsong. The walk will end with a light breakfast and hot drink in the cafe.
For more details, times and booking see: RSPB Minsmere
Saturday 25 April
QuirkHouse Theatre Company presents ''''The Seventh Train''
8.00pm
Tithe Barn, Bardwell
A slightly surreal train journey enfolds as you discover the extraordinary stories behind each of the passengers.
Ticket Prices: £9.00/£6.00
Venue Address: Tithe Barn, Bardwell, Suffolk. IP31 1AA
Saturday 25 April
Foolish
9.00pm
The Great Eastern Hotel, Brandon, Thetford
The modern day cover band Foolish will be performing at The Great Eastern Hotel
Saturday 25 April
Woodbridge Toy and Model Train Show
10.00am-4.30pm
Woodbridge Methodist Church
For further details please see: What's On in Woodbridge
Saturday 25 April
Comedy theatre ''The Affair''
7:30pm
The Centre (Next to the Church), Bury St Edmunds
A fantastic comedy about a man who wants to pop the question but things keep getting in the way! Find out more here: What's On in Bury St Edmund's
Saturday 25 April to Sunday 26 April
Mid and West Suffolk Show
Stonham Barns Leisure & Retail Village
A fun packed day out including children's activities and spectacular arena demonstrations and displays. For further details please see: Stonham Barns Leisure & Retail Village
Saturday 25 April
Ipswich Hospital Band Anzac Day Concert
7.30pm
St Peter’s by the Waterfront, Ipswich
The Ipswich Hospital Band will be commemorating Anzac Day at St Peter's by the Waterfront, remembering all the Australians and New Zealenders who died at war.
Saturday 25 April
The Magic of Minsmere – weekend walks
RSPB Minsmere, near Dunwich
If you've never been to Minsmere, then this is the walk for you.
For more details, times and booking see: RSPB Minsmere
Saturday 25 April
Master Class
2.30pm - 5.30pm practice time from 9.30am
All Saints Church, Kesgrave
Master Class on JS Bach's Chorale Preludes and fugues with Anne Page on the 1991 Walker Organ.

Free to participants; observers £5 ( school age students free)
Tel 01394 420556 or by email to jhstafford@btinternet.com Website: East Anglian Academy
Venue Address: All Saints Church, Main Road, Kesgrave, Suffolk. IP5 1JG
Sunday 26 April
The Best of East Anglian Produce Supper Club
6.30pm for 7.00pm
Stoke By Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa
An East Anglian produce themed night, including a 6 course taster menu, cocktails and wine. For further details please see: The Stoke By Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa
Sunday 26 April
Bach & Beyond
3.00pm
St. Michael’s Church, Framlingham
Two of the most joyful Preludes and Fugues by JS Bach, to find out more please visit: Concerts
Sunday 26 April
Plants & Crafts in the Garden at Wyken Hall
10.00am - 4.00pm
Wyken Hall
Craft demonstrations, arts and crafts for sale, plant nurseries, and garden open to the public.
Entry: £2.00
Contact: Ian Shilling - Tel: 01359 250939 Email: ian.shilling@yahoo.co.uk Website: One Suffolk
Venue Address: Wyken Vineyards, Stanton, Suffolk. IP31 2DW
Sunday 26 April
Birdwatching for beginners
RSPB Minsmere, near Dunwich
Learn how to identify the fantastic birds that gather on the reserve at this time of year.
For more details, times and booking see: RSPB Minsmere
Sunday 26 April
Suffolk Sportive 2015
7.30am - 5.00pm
Alton Water
For further details please see: What's On in Ipswich
Sunday 26 April
Antigua Sailing Day Regatta for Lasers & Toppers
St Edmundsbury Sailing & Canoeing Association, Lackford Lake
A live steel band will add to the atmosphere at this Sailing Day Regatta sponsored by the Antiqua & Barbuda Tourism Authority. To find out more please visit: St Edmundsbury Sailing & Canoeing Association
Sunday 26 April
THE Wedding Fayre...! Copdock Hall
11am - 4pm
Copdock Hall
For further details please see: What's On in Ipswich
Sunday 26 April
Cooking with Spices Workshop, Upstairs @ the Market
11.00am - 1.00pm
Lavenham Village Hall
Mena Boughey, one of the region's very best Indian cooks, with over 30 years home cooking experience, will be hosting this very popular workshop. Over a couple of hours Mena will talk everyone through the very best fresh ingredients to use in curry creations demonstrating how to create the perfect blend of exotic spices.
Mena's cooking will truly delight your senses with the aromas and colours of Indian cooking, and then, to satisfy those taste buds, Mena will ‘knock up a curry’ so there will be lots of opportunity to taste and sample her amazing creations.
All our workshops held, Upstairs at the Market, are small in number, informal and fun and packed full of information and they are a very unique and very special way of spending quality time with some of the regions very finest producers. Feedback from all our workshops is excellent and spaces do get booked quickly so please make sure you book soon.
Refreshments will be provided and everyone will leave with a Suffolk Market Events Goodie Bag complete with recipe ideas and tasty curry samples.

Tickets cost £25 to include at least one hour’s demonstration.
Spaces can be booked, with no booking fee, via Eventbrite (Upstairs @ the Market) or directly from Suffolk Market Events on 07704 627973 or by emailing justine@suffolkmarketevents.co.uk
Venue Address: Church Street, Lavenham, Suffolk. CO10 9QT
Monday 27 April
Sounds of Spring (and breakfast)
RSPB Minsmere, near Dunwich
Come and enjoy to enjoy the sights and sounds of Minsmere this spring. Our guides will take you on a sound tour you won’t forget. Suitable for beginners, these walks are a great opportunity to learn birdsong. The walk will end with a light breakfast and hot drink in the cafe.
For more details, times and booking see: RSPB Minsmere
Tuesday 28 April to Saturday 2 May
Sweeney Todd
7.30pm
Beccles Public Hall & Theatre
For further details please click: Concerts
Tuesday 28 April
Nursing Lives
2pm and 7.30pm
Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds
A heart-warming tale of Flo a feisty seventy-something who discovers that the hospital she trained at in the 2nd World War is going to be demolished. To find out more please visit; Theatre Royal


Tuesday 28 April
Health walks
RSPB Minsmere, near Dunwich
Escape your home and join our friendly guides on a gentle walk in some beautiful landscapes.
For more details, times and booking see: RSPB Minsmere
Tuesday 28 April
Sounds of Spring (and breakfast)
RSPB Minsmere, near Dunwich
Come and enjoy to enjoy the sights and sounds of Minsmere this spring. Our guides will take you on a sound tour you won’t forget. Suitable for beginners, these walks are a great opportunity to learn birdsong. The walk will end with a light breakfast and hot drink in the cafe.
For more details, times and booking see: RSPB Minsmere
Thursday 30 April
East Anglian Air Ambulance Volunteer Recruitment Evening
7.00pm onwards
URC Community Room
More volunteers are needed within the Hadleigh area to help with fundraising, so please join us to find out more about what we do. For further details please see: What's On in Ipswich
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What's On Suffolk  May 2015
Friday 1 May
Jazz By The Waterfront
7.45pm
St Peter’s by the Waterfront, Ipswich
Local group "Swing Machine" perform music from the golden era of swing and jazz at St Peter's by the Waterfront

Friday 1 May
The Affair (Comedy theatre)
7:30pm
Walsham-Le-Willows Memorial Village
A man is looking to propose but things keep getting in his way!
Ticket Price: £8 and £6 concs
Contact: Amy or Sam: 07923 530821 or 07415 770078
Email: lesfanatics.presentimental@gmail.com
Venue Address: Walsham-Le-Willows, Memorial Village Hall, The Street, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, IP31 3AA<
Saturday 2 May
Illuminati
7.30pm
St Mary & St Lawrence Parish Church, Great Bricett
The chamber choir will take you on a musical journey from sixteenth century Italian Madrigals to English Folksong, to find out more please visit: Concerts
Saturday 2 May
Table Top Sale
10.00am-2.00pm
Lavenham Village Hall and Events Centre
For further details please see: May Bank Holiday Events In Suffolk
Saturday 2 May
Make A Clay Pizza Oven
Depden Farm Shop
Bring your gloves and wellies as you learn how to make a BBQ for your garden at Depden Farm Shop Cafe & Training
Saturday 2 May
The Drinkstone Sale Trail
9.30am - 2.30pm
Drinkstone Village Hall and surrounding village
Come along and visit the sleepy little village of Drinkstone as householders open up their garages to sell their wares, for further details please see: May Bank Holiday Events In Suffolk


Saturday 2 May to Sunday 3 May
Summer Beer Festival
The Ship at Dunwich, Dunwich, Aldeburgh
All are welcome at what is set to be a fantastic day out, with all your favourite local brewery beers, live music, craft stalls and food served throughout the day. For further information please see: The Ship at Dunwich
Saturday 2 May to Monday 4 May
May Day at Kentwell Hall
Kentwell Hall, Long Melford
Tudor processions, music and dancing plus many activities to keep your family busy this May Day at Kentwell Hall, Long Melford
Sunday 3 May to Monday 4 May
Magic Ear Exhibition
12.30pm-4.30pm
Bawdsey Radar
With its interactive displays this unique exhibition tells the story of the "invention that changed the world". Please see Bawdsey Radar for further details
Sunday 3 May
Beccles Antiques Street Market
8.00am - 4.30pm
Beccles Town Centre




The market boasts a varied and interesting collection of general and specialist dealers selling a wide range of antiques and collectables. For details see: May Bank Holiday Weekend
Sunday 3 May to Monday 4 May
Middy In The War Years
Mid-Suffolk Light Railway, Wetheringsett




Head along to the Mid-Suffolk Light Railway for one of their most popular events. There will be displays, vehicles and memorabilia from the second World War plus re-enactors will add to the atmosphere of a country railway as it would have been at the time of the war.
Sunday 3 May
The Truly Marvellous Wedding Fair
10.00am-4.00pm
Kenton Hall Estate, Stowmarket
For further details please see: Kenton Hall Estate, Stowmarket
Sunday 3 May
The Affair (Comedy theatre)
7:30pm
The Cut, Halesworth
An hilarious comedy about a man who wants to pop the question to the woman of his dreams but things keep standing in the way!
Ticket Price: £8
Contact: Amy or Sam: 07923 530821 or 07415 770078
email: lesfanatics.presentimental@gmail.com
Venue Address: The Cut, Halesworth
Sunday 3 May
Classic Vehicle Rally & Country Fayre
10.00am - 5.00pm
Earsham Hall, Bungay
For further details please click: May Bank Holiday Events In Suffolk
Sunday 3 May
Red Cross Open Garden
2.00pm to 5.00pm
Horringer Hill House
For further details please see: May Bank Holiday Events In Suffolk
Wednesday 6 May
Lunch & Learn
The Westleton Crown
Prepare and cook a seasonal 2 course meal with the help of head chef Robert Mace at The Westleton Crown
Friday 8 May
Robbie Williams Swing When You're Winning
7.00pm for 7.45pm
Stoke By Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa
A 3 course dinner followed by entertainment from the extremely talented Robbie Williams tribute act at The Stoke By Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa
Friday 8 May
Wine & Food Pairing Evening
The Westleton Crown
Enjoy a delicious glass of wine to compliment each dish at this evening hosted by Everich Wines. For more details please see: The Westleton Crown
Friday 8 May
Fashion Show
6.00pm
Kentford Manor
Join us for an evening of fashion, canapés and shopping.
Venue Address: Jeddah Way, Kennett, Newmarket, Suffolk. CB8 8JY
Saturday 9 May
Quiz Night
7pm onwards
Kelsale Village Hall
Come and join us for a fun evening of quizzing and scrummy ploughmans supper.
Entry: £6 including supper.
For tickets please contact Eileen, 01728 604898. John, 01728 604397 or Kayleigh, 01728 561141/07783842890 alternatively email Kayleigh at chocolatebutton3@yahoo.co.uk. Tickets not essential.
Venue Address: Kelsale Village Hall, Bridge Street, Kelsale, Suffolk. IP17 2PB
Saturday 9 May
Asparagus Feast
7.00pm-11.00pm
Depden Farm Shop
A delicious 7 course asparagus feast will be served at The Depden Farm Shop, Cafe & Training
Saturday 9 May
Robbie Williams Tribute Night
Belstead Brook Hotel, Ipswich
A 2 course dinner followed by the outstanding Robbie Williams tribute act plus resident disco at Belstead Brook Hotel, Ipswich
Saturday 9 May
Amici in Concert
3.00pm
Harkstead Church
The a cappella choir Amici will be performing a lively and varied programme of music, to find out more please see: Concerts
Saturday 9 May
Orford Food Market
09.30 - 14.30
St Bartholomew’s Church, Orford




A celebration of local food! For more details see: What's on in Woodbridge
Sunday 10 May
Wedding Open Day
11.00am-4.00pm
Ravenwood Hall, Rougham, Bury St Edmunds
The Edwardian Pavilion and Summer House will be set up for your perfect ceremony and wedding breakfast, so take advantage of this excellent opportunity to view this fairytale like venue. For more details please see: Ravenwood Hall Hotel
Sunday 10 May
SESCA's "Have A Go" Sailing
2.00pm until 4.00pm
St Edmundsbury Sailing & Canoeing Association, Lackford Lake
Take to the water with a free sailing taster session at St Edmundsbury Sailing & Canoeing Association.
Sunday 10 May
Charity Quiz Night (One of Ipswich's Biggest!)
7.00pm
Greshams Sport & Social Club
For more details please see: What's On in Ipswich
Sunday 10 May
Great British Dog Walk
11.00am
Ickworth Park
There are 2 routes to choose from both a 3k and 7k in this Great British Dog Walk in aid of Hearing Dogs for Deaf People. There will also be lots of doggy related activities happening, its set to be a great day out for all the family, including your 4 legged friend. To find out more please visit: Doggy Days Out
Sunday 10 May
The South Suffolk Show
8.30am - 5.00pm
Ampton Racecourse, Ingham, Nr Bury St Edmunds




This one day agricultural show is a great day out for all the family with animals, vintage machinery, crafts, food hall and kids entertainment, find out more here: What's On in Bury St Edmund's
Sunday 10 May
Open Gardens in aid of Red Cross
11.00am to 5.00pm
Botesdale Gardens
Gardens large and small in this picturesque Suffolk village. Refreshments and plant stall available in village hall.
Entry: £5.00 per adult, children under 12 free
Email: janedow@redcross.org.uk Tel: 01284 727247
Venue Address: Botesdale Village Hall, The Street, Botesdale, Diss, Suffolk. IP22 1DD
Sunday 10 May
Red Cross Open Garden
2.00pm to 5.00pm
Place for Plants
A mature 20-acre garden, with a wide variety of ornamental trees and shrubs. Bog garden, lawn, formal terrace, pond and topiary yew hedges.
Teas ands plant stall available.
Venue Address: East Bergholt Place, Mill Road, East Bergholt, Suffolk. CO7 6UP
Monday 11 May to Tuesday 12 May
2 Day Willow Garden Sculpture Workshop
Depden Farm Shop
Master new skills as you learn how to work with living willow to create a garden sculpture at Depden Farm Shop Cafe & Training
Tuesday 12 May
NSPCC Ladies Who Lunch Club Meeting
12.00pm
Ravenwood Hall Pavilion, Ravenwood Hall Hotel,
A fundraising lunch for the NSPCC with Cathy King as guest speaker. To find out more please see: What's On in Bury St Edmund's
Wednesday 13 May to Saturday 16 May
Two Rivers Theatre Company proudly presents 3 episodes of Fawlty Towers
Doors open at 7pm, curtain up at 7.45pm
Sir John Mills Theatre
A stage adaptation of 3 episodes of the classic comedy Fawlty Towers, for further details please see: What's On in Ipswich
Saturday 16 May
Music For A Summer Night
7:30pm
Trinity Methodist Church, Lowestoft
For further details please see: Concerts
Saturday 16 May
Midnight Walk 2015
from 8.30pm
Ipswich Town Football Club
For more details please see: What's On in Ipswich
Saturday 16 May to Sunday 17 May
Club Open Weekend with Sailing Tasters
10.30am-4.00pm
St Edmundsbury Sailing & Canoeing Association, Lackford Lake
Take to the water at St Edmundsbury Sailing & Canoeing Association's club open weekend.
Saturday 16 May to Sunday 17 May
Weird and Wonderful Wood
Sat 10.30-6pm, Sun 10.30 - 5pm
Haughley Park, Stowmarket
A specialized art and craft event with a difference, dealing solely in wood. Demonstrations and workshops for adults and children.
For more details see: Festivals in Suffolk

Sunday 17 May
Wedding Fayre
11.00am-3.00pm
Kesgrave Community and Conference Centre
For further details please see: Wedding Fairs & Shows in Suffolk


Sunday 17 May
Open Gardens in aid of Red Cross
2.00pm to 5.00pm
Priors Hill Road Gardens
Neighbouring gardens with glorious views over the river Alde, marshland and the North Sea. Water features and an interesting variety of plants. Teas and plant stall available.
Entry: £5.00 per adult, children under 12 free
Email: janedow@redcross.org.uk Tel: 01284 7227247
Venue Address: Heron House, Priors Hill Road, Aldeburgh, Suffolk. IP15 5EP
The Westleton Crown

Friday 22nd May at 7.00pm

Woodfordes Beer Dinner

Westleton Crown Beer

The evening will be hosted by Bruce, Woodfordes Brewery beer sommelier who will be delighted to share his passion for beer with you and lead you through each dish and its matching beer. For further details please visit - The Westleton Crown
Wednesday 20 May
Pamper Evening in aid of St Elizabeth Hospice
5.00pm-9.00pm
Kersey Mill
Come along to Kersey Mill to be pampered and have a great shopping experience! The Pampering will include gel nails, facials, foot and body massage, which will take place in the following shops - ZOR online & boutique, The Flower Shop, Glass & Craft and The Copper Kettle.
Tickets are available for the evening, the tickets are free and entitle you to a free glass of Prosecco or orange juice as well as special discounts on the evening.
A Raffle with hold place on the evening with at least 15 different prizes. All proceeds will be going to The St Elizabeth Hospice.
Ticket Price: free
For Tickets please contact Zoe vai email: zoronline.sales@gmail.com
or phone: 07969 525859
Venue Address: Kersey Mill
Friday 22 May
Memories of Melody Maker : An Audience with Chris Charlesworth
7.30pm
John Peel Centre




For one night only, Chris will be hosting a talk about his career with plenty of fascinating celebrity anecdotes, plus a quiz to test your music knowledge, all in aid of St Nicholas Hospice Care.
Ticket Price: £22.50 each
Tickets can be ordered from www.johnpeelcentre.com or by phoning 01449 774678.
For any further information, please contact Claire Butler on 01284 715581
Venue Address: John Peel Centre, Church Walk, Stowmarket, Suffolk. IP14 1ET
Friday 22 May
The Tramps (Comedy theatre)
7:30pm
Snape Village Hall
A look at the daily lives of a married couple in this highly amusing play.
Ticket Price: £9 & £7 concs
Contact: Amy or Sam: 07923 530821 or 07415 770078
email: lesfanatics.presentimental@gmail.com
Venue Address: Church Road, Snape, Saxmundham, Suffolk. IP17 1SX

Saturday 23 May
Introduction to Beekeeping (1 day course)
10.00am-4.00pm
Depden Farm Shop, Cafe & Training
For further details please visit: Depden Farm Shop Cafe & Training
Saturday 23 May
Rossini Petite Messe Solennelle
7.30pm
St Bartholomew’s Church, Orford
For more details please see: Concerts
Saturday 23 May
Long Melford Book Fair
10.00am-4.00pm
Memorial Hall
The longest running independent book fair in Suffolk.
For full details see: May Bank Holiday things to do
Saturday 23 May to Sunday 24 May
LeeStock Music Festival
Melford Hall, Long Melford




Featuring 26 acts over 2 days, and now in it's 8th year. Come and enjoy the Music this Bank Holiday Weekend.
For more details and to win tickets see: LeeStock Music Festival


Sunday 24 May
Cars On Bardwell Village Green 2015
10.30am - 5.00pm
The Green, Bardwell
For more details please see: May Bank Holiday Events In Suffolk
Sunday 24 May
Aspalls Cyder Night Supper Club
6.30pm for 7.00pm
Stoke By Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa
A 6 course Aspall Cyder themed taster menu with carefully selected wines - if this sounds tempting please visit: The Stoke By Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa
Sunday 24 May to Monday 25 May
Magic Ear Exhibition
12.30pm-4.30pm
Bawdsey Radar
View the invention that changed the world at Bawdsey Radar
Sunday 24 May
May Fest
The Great Eastern Hotel, Brandon, Thetford




Live bands, DJ's and dancers, stalls, food van, sweeties, rides & more at The Great Eastern Hotel

Sunday 24 May
Plant Heritage Spring Plant Fair
10.00am-4.00pm
Helmingham Hall Gardens
For further details please see: Helmingham Hall Gardens
Sunday 24 May to Monday 25 May
Kentwell Through The Centuries
Kentwell Hall, Long Melford
Enjoy many time periods all at the one event, including a WWII camp, Victorian Household and Tudor Crafts, please visit Kentwell Hall, Long Melford to find out more.
Monday 25 May
Charpentier ''David and Jonathan''
6.00pm
St Peter’s Church, Sudbury
For more information please visit: Concerts
Wednesday 27 May to Thursday 28 May
The Suffolk Show
Gates open 7.00am
Trinity Park, Ipswich
A fabulous day out for the whole family including 9 rings of entertainment and displays, 2500+ animals, 700+ tradestands, free sporting activities and so much more. For further details please see: What's On in Ipswich
Friday 29 May
Norwich Baroque
2.00pm
United Reform Church, Southwold
Jewels from the 17th century crown performed by East Anglia's renowned period instrument ensemble, Norwich Baroque, for further details please see: Southwold Concert Series
Saturday 30 May
Comedy theatre ''The Tramps''
7.30pm
The Centre (Next to the Church), Bury St Edmunds
A highly amusing play about the daily lives of a married couple, for more details please visit: What's On in Bury St Edmund's
Sunday 31 May
NSPCC/Bury Abbey Rotary Club Classic and Vintage Car Show
11.00am to 3.30pm
Elveden Walled Garden
A Classic and Vintage Car Show in aid of the NSPCC and Bury Abbey Rotary Club, for more details please see: Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk
Sunday 31 May
East Anglian Dragon Boat Festival 2015
10.00am-5.30pm
Nicholas Everitt Park
A fabulous day is to be had by all as you watch over 40 crews battle it out in the Dragon Boat Race. There will also be plenty of bankside family entertainment including funfair activities, inflatables and children's rides and you can grab yourself a bite to eat and something to drink at the many food stalls and bar. For further details please see: Suffolk Festivals

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What's On Suffolk  June 2015
Saturday 6 June to Sunday 7 June
Suffolk Open Studios
Various Venues




Over 125 Suffolk artists will be opening their studios to the public over the weekends of June 2015 as part of the long-running Suffolk Open Studios initiative. Come and meet the artists, see how they work, learn how they produce their art and be inspired!
For more details see: Suffolk Open Studios
Saturday 6 June to Sunday 7 June
Wool Weekend
Kentwell Hall, Long Melford
There will sheep shearing in the stableyard, a knit and a knatter in the tearoom and 21st Century and Tudor artisans demonstrating the wool story from fleece to jumper. More details can be found at Kentwell Hall, Long Melford
Sunday 7 June
Truly Vintage Wedding Fair
10.0am-4.00pm
Glemham Hall, Little Glemham
Gather ideas for a vintage inspired Wedding at Glemham Hall
Sunday 7 June
Brandon Carnival
11.00am-5.00pm
Market Hill, Brandon
Join us for Brandon's biggest event of the summer when the Brandon Carnival fills Market Hill with a huge variety of stalls and entertainment.

The carnival parade will start to make its way along London Road at 1pm.

Email: info@brandoncarnival.co.uk
Venue Address: Market Hill, Brandon, Ipswich, Suffolk. IP27 0AA
Sunday 7 June
Strutt Your Mutt Dog Day
8.00am - 5.00pm
Woodfarm Barn, Benacre




Come along and sniff out the fun at this tail-waggingly exciting day full of dog related activities, including a doggy fashion show, behaviour clinic, displays and competitions. To find out more please click: Doggy Days Out
Sunday 7 June
Open Gardens in aid of Red Cross
2.00pm to 5.00pm
Woolpit Village Gardens
Three delightful gardens within the historic centre of Woolpit villae. Bridges is a deceptivel large formal garden with a series of grden ''rooms'', including an Italiante room with a cypress avenue, walled potager with espalier fruit trees, ponds and a bog garden. Cambridge House has a mature walled garden in a picturesque setting with shrubs lawns and a herbaceous beds. Green Hill is an extensive family garden, covering more than 2 acres. Impressive yew hedge, herbaceous borders and water features. Teas and plant stall available
Entry: £5.00 per adult, children under 12 free.
Email: janedow@redcross 01284 727247
Venue Address: Woolpit Church Road, Woolpit, Suffolk. IP30 9DU
Saturday 13 June to Sunday 14 June
Cavendish Open Gardens
11.00am - 5.00pm
Cavendish Village
Over 20 gardens open. Light lunches and teas available. Plants, books, cakes etc for sale. Proceeds to St Nicholas Hospice and Cavendish Community Council.
Entry: Adults £4.00 accompanied children free
Tel: 01787 282145 Email: judykemp39@gmail.com
Venue Address: Cavendish Village, Suffolk. CO10 8BB
Saturday 13 June
Steps to Awareness - An Informative & Interactive Event
10.00am - 4.00pm
Needham Market Community Centre
Inspirational workshops, hands on experiences, stalls, therapists and much more, for further details please see: What's On in Ipswich
Saturday 13 June to Sunday 14 June
Sudbourne Church Flower Festival
10.00am
Sudbourne Church
For more details please visit: Suffolk Festivals
Saturday 13 June
The Tramps (Comedy theatre)
7:30pm
Walsham-Le-Willows Memorial Village
A light and amusing play about married couple August and Josephine and a look at their daily lives trying to grasp the reality of their existence.
£8
Contact: Amy or Sam: 07923 530821 or 07415 770078
email: lesfanatics.presentimental@gmail.com
Venue Address: Walsham-Le-Willows Memorial Village Hall, The Street, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk. IP31 3AA
Saturday 13 June to Sunday 14 June
Flowton Open Gardens and Flower Festival
Gardens 12.00pm - 5.00pm, Church 11.00am - 5.00pm
Flowton
For further details please see: Suffolk Festivals
Saturday 13 June to Sunday 14 June
Suffolk Open Studios
Various Venues




Over 125 Suffolk artists will be opening their studios to the public over the weekends of June 2015 as part of the long-running Suffolk Open Studios initiative. Come and meet the artists, see how they work, learn how they produce their art and be inspired!
For more details see: Suffolk Open Studios
Saturday 13 June to Sunday 21 June
Tudor Kentwell 1588
Kentwell Hall, Long Melford
250 Tudors will be going about their everyday life at this the UK's largest Tudor Re-Creation. So come along and join in the 16th century experience at Kentwell Hall, Long Melford
Sunday 14 June
Taste of Sudbury Food & Drink Festival
11.00am - 6.00pm
Market Hill, Sudbury
To find out more please click: Suffolk Festivals
Sunday 14 June
Topcroft Country Day
11.00am - 5.00pm
Topcroft Sports field
An excellent day out for all the family, with dog agility, fun dog show, stalls, live music and a WW2 Warbird fly past. For further details please visit: Doggy Days Out
Sunday 14 June
SESCA's Have A Go Sailing
2.00pm until 4.00pm
St Edmundsbury Sailing & Canoeing Association, Lackford Lake
Prospective new members can take to the water with a free sailing taster session at St Edmundsbury Sailing & Canoeing Association
Sunday 14 June
Midsummer Craft Fair
11.00am-3.00pm
The Erskine Centre
For more details please visit: Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk
Sunday 14 June
Leavenheath Open Garden & Magna Carta Scarecrow Day
11.00am to 5.00pm
Leavenheath Village Hall
Open Gardens and Magna Carta Scarecrow Trail in aid of The East Anglia's Children's Hospice and Leavenheath Scouts/Cubs & Beavers. Magna Carta Exhibition, Scarecrow Trail,Craft Fair, The Birkbeck Singers, Men of Straw Duo, Medieval Games, Medieval House grounds to visit. Refreshments all day.

Ticket Price: £4:00 Adults, Children under 14 Free
Venue Address: Leavenheath A134, Wrights Way, Suffolk. CO6 4NR
Sunday 14 June
Open Garden in aid of Red Cross
2.00pm to 5.00pm
Little Thurlow Hall
Six acres of landscaped gardens, canals, mature trees, woodland and lakeside walks. Mature herbaceous borders and shrubberies and an orchard.
Teas and plant stall available.
Entry: £4.00 per adult, children under 12 free
Email: janedow@redcross.org.uk Tel: 01284 727247
Venue Address: Pound Green, Thurlow, Haverhill, Suffolk. CB9 7H7
Sunday 14 June
The Stonham Dog Extravaganza
10.00am
Stonham Barns Leisure & Retail Village




A fun filled day packed with classes, trade stands, main arena displays, face painting and more, all in aid of Hearing Dogs For The Deaf. So pop a lead on your pampered pooch and head to Stonham Barns Leisure & Retail Village
Saturday 20 June
Drinkstone Open Gardens
12.30pm to 5.30pm
Drinkstone Village Hall and various gardens




14 diverse open gardens in rural surroundings. Get tickets at the Village hall on the day. Plus plant sales and refreshments and a chance to see Drinkstone's original wall hangings featured in the EADT Suffolk magazine.
Entry: £3.50 per adult, accompanied children under 16 free
Website: Drinkstone Village
Venue Address: Drinkstone Village Hall, Gedding Road, Drinkstone, Suffolk. IP30 9SZ
Saturday 20 June
The Tramps (Comedy theatre)
7:30pm
The Cut
A look into the daily lives of married couple August and Josephine in this light and amusing play.
Ticket Price: £8
Contact: Amy or Sam: 07923 530821 or 07415 770078
Email: lesfanatics.presentimental@gmail.com
Venue Address: The Cut, Halesworth
Saturday 20 June to Sunday 21 June
Suffolk Open Studios
Various Venues




Over 125 Suffolk artists will be opening their studios to the public over the weekends of June 2015 as part of the long-running Suffolk Open Studios initiative. Come and meet the artists, see how they work, learn how they produce their art and be inspired!
For more details see: Suffolk Open Studios
Sunday 21 June
Magic Ear Exhibition
12.30pm-4.30pm
Bawdsey Radar
With its unique interactive displays this exhibition tells the story of the "invention that changed the world" at Bawdsey Radar
Saturday 27 June
Living The Green Life
10.00am to 4.00pm
Depden Farm Shop, Cafe & Training
A one day introduction to smallholding at the Depden Farm Shop Cafe & Training. A discount is available for 2 people who book together.
Saturday 27 June
Ipswich Orchestral Society Summer Concert with Jennifer Pike (violin)
7.30pm
Ipswich Corn Exchange
For further details please visit: Concerts
Saturday 27 June
Long Melford Book Fair
10.00am-4.00pm
Memorial Hall
A Wide range of secondhand & collectable books will be on sale at this the longest running independent book fair in Suffolk. Home made refreshments available. Free parking.
Entry: Adults £1.00, under 15's free
Contact: Chris Missing 01245 361609 missingbooks@madasafish.com
Website: Missing Book Fairs
Venue Address: Memorial Hall, Long Melford, Suffolk. CO10 9LQ
Saturday 27 June
Mid-Summer Burlesque Ball
7.00pm for 7.45pm
Stoke By Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa
Dig out your dancing shoes for this fabulous burlesque themed night. Sit back and watch the performers and listen to the live DJ as you enjoy your 3 course meal at The Stoke By Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa
Saturday 27 June to Sunday 28 June
Suffolk Open Studios
Various Venues




Over 125 Suffolk artists will be opening their studios to the public over the weekends of June 2015 as part of the long-running Suffolk Open Studios initiative. Come and meet the artists, see how they work, learn how they produce their art and be inspired!
For more details see: Suffolk Open Studios


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What's On Suffolk  July 2015
Wednesday 1 July
Depden Members Family Open Garden Evening
6.30pm - 10.00pm
Depden Farm Shop, Cafe & Training
This event is only open to members, membership is free so to find out more please visit: Depden Farm Shop Cafe & Training
Sunday 5 July
Summer Fete
2.00pm until 4.00pm
Carlton Hall residential home
For more details please visit: Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk
Find all about Dog Friendly Suffolk here
Sunday 5 July
Suffolk Fire Ride
Eye Fire Station
The Suffolk Fire Ride is a brand new event based on the previously held ''Vive le Tour'' event in Suffolk. We''re hoping to make the event bigger and better this year and would love you to be part of it!

Hosted by Eye Fire Station, it offers three distances of 30, 60 and 100 miles.

Starting at Eye Fire Station, the Suffolk Fire Ride is a friendly cycle sportif suitable for all levels of riders. Free all day parking has been made available for all participants at two local locations.

£15 to enter
Contact: Laura Harden Email: lharden@firefighterscharity.org.uk Tel: 07798 725560
Venue Address: Lambseth Road, Eye, Suffolk. IP23 7AQ
Saturday 18 July
we are handmade contemporary Summer craft and design fair
10.00am - 4.00pm
The Old School, Long Melford
For more details please see: Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk
Sunday 19 July
Magic Ear Exhibition
12.30pm-4.30pm
Bawdsey Radar
See the "invention that changed the world" at Bawdsey Radar
Sunday 19 July
Woodbridge Book Fair
10.00am to 4.00pm
Woodbridge Community Hall, Station Road
Please see: What's On in Woodbridge for further details.
Monday 20 July
SESCA's Have A Go Sailing
2.00pm-4.00pm
St Edmundsbury Sailing & Canoeing Association, Lackford Lake
Free sailing taster sessions with St Edmundsbury Sailing & Canoeing Association
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What's On Suffolk  August 2015
Sunday 2 August
Festival of Classic & Sports Cars
10.00am-5.00pm
Helmingham Hall Gardens
An impressive display of over 700 cars will be on view in the stunning grounds of Helmingham Hall Gardens
Saturday 8 August
Long Melford Book Fair
10.00am to 4.00pm
Memorial Hall
A wide range of secondhand & collectable books for sale. Subjects covered include local history, aviation, childrens annuals, natural history, architecture, crime fiction and much more. Home made refreshments available. Free parking.
Entry: Adults £1.00, under 15's free
Contact: Chris Missing Tel: 01245 361609 Email: missingbooks@madasafish.com
Website: Missing Book Fairs
Venue Address: Memorial Hall, Long Melford, Suffolk. CO10 9LQ
Sunday 9 August
Suffolk Coast charity bike ride
Glemham Hall





Join us for a beautiful summer‘s day cycling in the tranquil Suffolk countryside to raise money for Action for Children. Starting and finishing at the elegant Elizabethan mansion of Glemham Hall, there’s a choice of three routes of 35, 60 and 100 miles.

For more details and to sign up online, visit: http://www.bike-events.com/suffolkcoast
£19.00 advanced entry
Sunday 16 August
SESCA's Have A Go Sailing
2.00pm until 4.00pm
St Edmundsbury Sailing & Canoeing Association, Lackford Lake
St Edmundsbury Sailing & Canoeing Association are offering free sailing taster sessions at Lackford Lakes for all prospective members.
Homegrown Music Festival

Friday 28th August to Sunday 30th August

Homegrown Music Festival

Fun and exciting Family Music Festival. Click on the link above for more information.


Sunday 30 August to Monday 31 August
Magic Ear Exhibition
12.30pm-4.30pm
Bawdsey Radar
The interactive displays at this unique exhibition tell the story of the "invention that changed the world". For further details please see: Bawdsey Radar
Monday 31 August
The Jockey Club Rooms Wedding Showcase
The Jockey Club Rooms, Newmarket
Take advantage of this rare opportunity to speak with the accredited suppliers and view The Club. For further details please see: The Jockey Club Rooms
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What's On Suffolk  September 2015
Friday 4 September
Wine & Cheese Tasting Event
7.00pm-8.30pm
Depden Farm Shop, Cafe & Training
To find out more please click: Depden Farm Shop Cafe & Training
Friday 4 September to Sunday 6 September
Maui Waui Festival 2015
Peakhill Farm, Theberton
Bands from all over the World will be performing at this fantastically fun and family friendly Festival. There will be everything from 1920's music to storytellers to entertain the children plus a full circus, stalls bar and food. To find out more please visit: Suffolk Festivals
Saturday 5 September
Willow & Hurdle Making
10.00am-4.00pm
Depden Farm Shop, Cafe & Training
A very popular one day course in willow and hurdle making, including all materials required plus lunch at The Depden Farm Shop, Cafe & Training
Saturday 12 September to Sunday 13 September
Magic Ear Exhibition, Free admission - Heritage Weekend
12.30pm-4.30pm
Bawdsey Radar
Find out more about the "invention that changed the world" at the Bawdsey Radar Station.
Saturday 12 September
Long Melford Book Fair
10 to 4
Memorial Hall
The ;ongest running independent book fair in Suffolk. With up to 25 exhibitors selling an extensive range of secondhand & collectable books. A wide range of subjects will be available, everything from aviation to childrens annuals. Home made refreshments available. Free parking.
Entry: Adults £1.00, under 15's free
Contact: Chris Missing 01245 361609 Email: missingbooks@madasafish.com
Website: Missing Book Fairs
Venue Address: Memorial Hall, Long Melford, Suffolk. CO10 9LQ
Sunday 13 September
Plant Heritage Autumn Plant Fair
10am to 4pm
Helmingham Hall Gardens
There will be plants to suit every taste at Helmingham Hall Gardens. Free Narcissus to the first 800 visitors to claim them.
Tuesday 15 September
NSPCC Ladies Who Lunch Meeting
12.00pm
Ravenwood Hall Pavilion, Ravenwood Hall Hotel,
A fundraising lunch in aid of the NSPCC, all are welcome to attend. Please visit:
What's On in Bury St Edmund's to find out more.
Sunday 20 September
SESCA's Have A Go Sailing
2.00pm until 4.00pm
St Edmundsbury Sailing & Canoeing Association, Lackford Lake
Prospective members can enjoy a free sailing taster session at Lackford Lakes with St Edmundsbury Sailing & Canoeing Association
Sunday 20 September
Wedding fair
11.00am - 3.00pm
Holiday Inn, Ipswich Orwell
For more details please see: Wedding Fairs & Shows
Saturday 26 September
Small Scale Shepherd
10.00am-4.00pm
Depden Farm Shop, Cafe & Training
A once day introduction into sheep keeping at The Depden Farm Shop, Cafe & Training
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What's On Suffolk  October 2015
Sunday 4 October
Apple Day
10.00am-4.00pm
Depden Farm Shop, Cafe & Training
Apple tasting, longest peel competition and press your own apples into juice at
The Depden Farm Shop, Cafe & Training. All are welcome at this free event.
Saturday 24 October to Sunday 25 October
The Lowestoft Model Engineering and Model Making Exhibition
10.00am - 5.00pm
Ormiston Denes Academy




A family exhibition in the new Pakefield High School covering a diverse display of all types of Modelling including trains, traction engines, boats, helicopters, aircraft, cars, trucks, automaton and clocks. Something for everyone.

Adults £4, Concessions £3
Email: rackham147@btinternet.com
Venue Address: Ormiston Denes Academy, Yarmouth Road, Lowestoft, NR32 4AH.
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What's On Suffolk  November 2015
Saturday 7 November
Murder Mystery Dinner
Belstead Brook Hotel, Ipswich
A three course dinner at the Belstead Brook Hotel, Ipswich will be followed by a "Murder Mystery" performance.
Saturday 21 November
we are handmade contemporary Christmas craft & design fair
10.00am - 4.00pm
The Old School, Long Melford
For further information please see: Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk
Saturday 21 November
Top Of The Pops
Belstead Brook Hotel, Ipswich
Music from the 60's right up the noughties with a 2 course dinner and disco at Belstead Brook Hotel, Ipswich
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What's On Suffolk  December 2015
Tuesday 8 December
NSPCC Ladies Who Lunch Meeting
12.00pm
Ravenwood Hall Pavilion, Ravenwood Hall Hotel,
All are welcome to attend this fundraising lunch for the NSPCC, for more details please see: What's On in Bury St Edmund's
Saturday 12 December
Long Melford Book Fair
10.00am-4.00pm
Memorial Hall
A Wide range of secondhand & collectable books will be on offer from up to 25 exhibitors. Subjects available include local history, aviation, childrens annuals, natural history, architecture, crime fiction plus much much more. Home made refreshments will be available throughout the day. Free parking also available.
Entry: Adults £1.00, under 15's free
Contact: Chris Missing 01245 361609 Email: missingbooks@madasafish.com
Website address: Missing Book Fairs
Venue Address: Memorial Hall, Long Melford, Suffolk. CO10 9LQ
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