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Short Courses at Assington Mill, Sudbury
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What's On Suffolk  April 2015
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
Thursday 23 April
Evening Serenade: Song Recital
7pm (pre-concert drinks from 6.30pm)
Burns Recital Hall, Royal Hospital School, Holbrook
An excellent performance of a variety of songs by the Great Composers, ending with operatic favourites by Mozart and Puccini. For further details please see: Concerts
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
Public lecture: “The Abbey Grounds, Bury St Edmunds, in late Stuart and Georgian Times”
10.15am for 10.30 am
Unitarian Meeting House, Churchgate St, Bury St Edmunds
Public lecture by Dr Pat Murrell: “The Abbey Grounds, Bury St Edmunds, in late Stuart and Georgian Times”

Ticket Price: £3.00 for members and £5.00 for non-members
Organiser: Lucy Perkins, 07956-763112
Communications: Richard Summers, 07713-739746
Venue Address: Churchgate Street, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. IP33 1RH
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 to Sunday 26 April
Long Melford Antiques and Vintage Fair
9.30am - 4.00pm
The Old School, Long Melford
For further details please visit: Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk
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
Sewing Classes
10.00am - 12.30pm
All Saints Church Hall
There are only 6 places available on this sewing workshop suitable for adults of all abilities to make a tote bag with a box bottom, to find out more please visit: What's On in Bury St Edmund's
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
Needham Skylarks Choir at Somersham Church
3.00pm
St Mary’s Church, Somersham
The Children's Community Choir "Needham Skylarks", will be performing in concert to raise money for St Mary's Church funds, their will also be a raffle in aid of the charity "Possibilities". For more details please click: Concerts
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
Charity Shopping Day in aid of Cancer Research UK
10.00am - 3.00pm
Lavenham Village Hall,
Over 20 stalls - Hot Footed ladies quality shoes & sandals (a whole hall full!), 3 collections of ladies clothes for all ages, jewellery, accessories, linens, gifts, plants and much more.

All stalls donate a percentage of takings to Cancer Research UK.

Everyone welcome!

Tea/coffee and light lunches available.
£3 Entrance to CANCER RESEARCH UK (£2 after 1pm)
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
Wednesday 29 April
Celebrity Chef Paul Foster partners with Anglia Factors to deliver spring cooking demo in Martlesham
7.00pm - 9.00pm
Anglia Factors, Martlesham
Anglia Factors, Suffolk’s leading kitchen specialist, is holding a cooking demonstration with Celebrity Chef, Paul Foster - who recently appeared on BBC cooking show, Saturday Kitchen.
The fresh, seasonal dishes demonstrated by Paul Foster, will be enhanced by the opportunity to taste a selection of wines chosen by wine expert Andy Baker, from Adnams Cellar & Kitchen in Woodbridge.
The event is free to attend although booking is essential as places are limited. There will be a raffle in aid of St. Elizabeth Hospice to support the fund raising efforts of Owner Daniel Barr and his son who are taking part in the 300 mile Hospice Team 100 London-Paris cycle ride later this year.
Tel: 01394 383646
Venue Address: 34 Gloster Road, Martlesham, Suffolk. IP5 3RD
Thursday 30 April
Johnny Cash Revisited
7.30pm
The Fisher Theatre
To find out more please visit: Concerts
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
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 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
Elgar The Kingdom University of Essex Choir
7.00pm
Snape Maltings
For more details please visit: Concerts
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
Popgun - Ultimate 80s Tribute Band
8.00pm - 1.00am
The Gardeners Arms, Ipswich




Popgun are back and ready to bring you the biggest hits from the greatest decade in the music... the 80s.
Free admission
More information available from popguns website Popgun
Venue Address: 77 Fore Hamlet, Ipswich, Suffolk. IP3 8AB
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
Trianon In the Springtime
7.30pm
St Peter’s by the Waterfront, Ipswich
A night of light classical music performed by the Trianon Music Group Strings & Singers raising money for the Broomhill Pool Trust and St Peter's By The Waterfront. For further details please visit: St Peter's by the Waterfront
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
Kingfisher Ensemble Concert
3.00pm
The Cut Arts Centre, Halesworth
For further details please visit: Concerts
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
Tuesday 12 May
The Young'Uns l
7.30pm to 10.30pm
Jubilee Hall
Their true passion for all that they do make the Young'Un's a true force of nature and one of the most popular acts on the English Folk Scene, to find out more please click: Concerts
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
Friday 15 May
80's Disco
7.30pm-12.30pm
Ufford Park Woodbridge Hotel, Golf & Spa, Woodbridge
Fancy dress is optional at this 80's themed disco at Ufford Park Woodbridge Hotel, Golf & Spa
Saturday 16 May
Henley Young Players presents Bugsy Malone
2:30pm & 7:30pm
Henley Community Centre
Bugsy Malone & Cabaret

This will be our first spring/summer production and we wanted our younger Henley Players members to experience a full production with them being the main cast.

Please Support the ‘young’ Henley Players and book your tickets now – only 2 shows so limited availability - don’t delay and be disappointed! They are working very hard every Sunday and for some of them it’s the first time on a large full set stage….

Ticket Prices: £7.00 Adults & £3.50 Concessions
Box office open every Weds from 7:30pm to 9.00pm & Sun 2:30pm to 4.00pm Or Email henleyplayersboxoffice@gmail.com Tel: 01473833226
Venue Address: Ashbocking Road, Church Meadows, Henley, Suffolk. IP6 0RX
Saturday 16 May
Ipswich Choral Society presents “Voyaging”
7.30pm
Burns Recital Hall
For further details please click: Concerts
Saturday 16 May
Music For A Summer Night
7:30pm
Trinity Methodist Church, Lowestoft
For further details please see: Concerts
Saturday 16 May
Anglia Factors invites people to see Neff appliances in action at free cookery demonstration
10.30am – 12.30pm and 1.00pm – 3.00pm.
Anglia Factors
Anglia Factors, Suffolk’s leading kitchen specialist, is showcasing the latest Neff appliances at a cookery demonstration.
The demonstration, led by Neff’s home economist Dawn Elsom, will take place on the purpose build demonstration kitchen. Dawn will show the audience the advantages and practicality Neff appliances offer by creating a range of dishes for guests to try, while offering explanation and answering questions throughout the demonstration.
Free, booking essential.
bookwhen.com/angliafactors or call 01394 383646
Venue Address: 34 Gloster Road, Martlesham, Suffolk. IP5 3RD
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
NGS Open Garden for Charity
11.00am to 5.00pm
NGS Open Garden
An unusual compact Victorian town garden with large fish pond and waterfall. It has been divided into several areas to create the illusion of space and individuality. Mature shrubs provide the perfect backdrop for the various colourful seating areas to enjoy light refreshments.

For further details of other NGS Open gardens this year please see: National Gardens Scheme
Admission £3.50, children free
Venue Address: 22 Melford Road, Sudbury, Suffolk. CO10 1LS
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
Jazz At The Park
7.30pm
Ufford Park Woodbridge Hotel, Golf & Spa, Woodbridge
Soak up the fantastic views at Ufford Park Woodbridge Hotel, Golf & Spa whilst listening to the mellow sounds of Jazz. An excellent way to spend a relaxing evening.
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 to Sunday 24 May
Red Lodge Beer & Music Festical 2015
12 Noon til Late
Red Lodge Millennium Centre,
For further details regarding this event please see: Suffolk Festivals
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
Kingfisher Sinfonietta Orchestral Concert
6.30pm
Framlingham College Theatre
For more details please see: Concerts
Sunday 24 May
Waves, Wings and Wheels Scale Model Show
10.00am to 4.00pm
Suffolk Aviation Heritage Museum
For further details please see: Suffolk Aviation Heritage Museum
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 to Saturday 30 May
Woodbridge Drama Festival
7.30pm nightly
Seckford Theatre, Woodbridge
For further details please visit: Suffolk Festivals
Monday 25 May
Charpentier ''David and Jonathan''
6.00pm
St Peter’s Church, Sudbury
For more information please visit: Concerts
Monday 25 May
Long Melford Open Gardens
10.00am - 5.00pm
Long Melford Open Gardens
A variety of gardens open throughout the village. Now in it's 8th year. Plenty of inspiration to be had. Plant sales and refreshments.
Raising funds for Holy Trinity Church.
Tickets available from Fine Foods Tearooms, The Jessica Muir Gallery,
Landers Bookshop or any garden open on the day.
Ticket Price: £5.00 pp accompanied children free
Contact: Melonie & Robert Clubb Email: parishmag@carclubb.co.uk
Venue Address: Village of Long Melford, Suffolk. CO10 9DT
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
Saturday 30 May
Peachy Keen Vintage Fair
11.00am - 4.00pm
St Peter’s By The Waterfront, Ipswich
For more details please visit: Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk
Saturday 30 May
Kenton Hall Estate Food Fair
10.00am - 4.00pm
The Food Hub at Kenton Hall Estate




A large Farmers Market, cookery workshops, demonstrations and more, for further details please see: Kenton Hall Estate
Sunday 31 May
Yoxford Open Gardens Plus
11.00am-5.00pm, with barbecue at 6.00pm
Yoxford, Suffolk
Villagers open their much-loved private gardens to raise money for local charities. A variety of gardens used for a range of activities as well as for growing plants and vegetables. From highly managed to on the wild side, and of all shapes and sizes.
Evening barbecue features the highly popular Broadside Boys.
Tickets from Village Hall.
Ticket Prices: £3, children free
Contact: Helen Barrett Tel: 01728 668583 or 07762 900484 Email: h.barrett@bbk.ac.uk
Venue Address: Yoxford Village Hall, Old High Road, Yoxford, IP17 3HN
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
Anneke Scott (natural horn) & Steven Devine (piano)
6pm
St Mary’s Church, Boxford
For more details please see: Concerts
Sunday 31 May
The London Taste
3.00pm (Ends at approximately 4.00pm)
St Micheal’s Church, Framlingham
For more details please visit: Concerts
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
Friday 5 June
Jazz at the Movies
7.45pm
St Peter’s by the Waterfront, Ipswich
Former teacher of Sam Smith, Joanna Eden, plus the groovy sounds of the Chris Ingham Quartet present a "Jazz at the Movies" night at St Peter's by the Waterfront
Saturday 6 June to Sunday 7 June
Flavours Summer Food and Drink Festival
Henham Park, Southwold




If you love food, then come and join us for an action-packed line-up of events and attractions right across two days.

For more details see: Suffolk Festivals
Saturday 6 June
Andrew Sterling - Revealing Music
7.30pm
Harkstead Church, Ipswich
An evening of a wide variety of music performed by pianist and composr Andrew Sterling. To find out more please visit: Concerts
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
Suffolk Open Farm Sunday
Various Farms




Open Farm Sunday is the farming industry's national open day managed by LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming). Hundreds of events ranging from farm walks through to full open days will take place.
See: Suffolk Open Farm Sunday to see which Farms are open.
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
Wednesday 10 June to Friday 12 June
Shakespeare in Suffolk
7.45pm
St Peter’s by the Waterfront, Ipswich
Black and White productions present the new play "Shakespeare in Suffolk" as part of the New Wolsley Open Season at St Peter's by the Waterfront
Friday 12 June to Sunday 14 June
Alive and V-Dubbin 2015
Jimmy’s Farm, Ipswich


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An fantastic day out for all the family with entertainment good music and food. A Volkswagen festival run by Suffolk Bugrs VW club.
For more details see: Festivals in Suffolk
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
Lavenham Summer Craft & Lifestyle Market
10.00am-4.00pm
Lavenham Village Hall
Inside Lavenham Village Hall we will have a gorgeous array of the highest quality, handmade crafts all produced by some of East Anglia’s very best, contemporary crafts men and woman and outside the hall, on the grass lawns, you can watch some of these talented crafters at work as weavers, spinners, felt makers, ceramicists and ironworkers share their skills with you. We’ll have talks on lots of topics including beekeeping and complimentary planting and there will be screen printing workshops going on throughout the day.

Spend the day enjoying the surroundings and being inspired by the very best of our region’s crafters and when it’s time to take a break you can enjoy a light lunch, a slice of cake and a cup of coffee in our gorgeous Pop Up Tearoom or sit in the sun and treat yourself to an award winning local ice cream.

Entry and parking are completely free although there will be a small charge/donation if you would like to join the screen printing workshop or beekeeping talk.
Free
Contact Justine on 07704 627973 or email justine@suffolkmarketevents.co.uk Website: Suffolk Market Events
Venue Address: Church Street, Lavenham, Suffolk. CO10 9QT
Saturday 13 June
Family Fun Day
1.30pm to 4.00pm
St Mary’s Church Hall, Ipswich
For further information please visit: 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 Royal Connection
7.00pm (pre-concert drinks from 6.30pm)
School Chapel
Enjoy the pure theatre of Handel's Coronation Anthems within the School Chapel, Ipswich, for more details please see: Concerts
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
Woodbridge Excelsior Band Summer Brass Concert
3.00pm - Doors open at 2.30pm
Woodbridge Community Hall
FREE Summer Brass Concert featuring Woodbridge Excelsior Band. Raffle and refreshments available during the interval. Come along and support your local brass band - you might just like what you hear!
Contact: Sara Norris - Band Secretary 01394 385749
Venue Address: Station Road, Woodbridge, Suffolk. IP12 4AU
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

Friday 19 June
Popgun - Ultimate 80s Tribute Band
9.00pm Start
Prince of Wales
Popgun will be making their debut at this fantastic venue playing all your favourites from the 1980s
Free
For more information email info@popgun80sband.co.uk
Venue Address: Prince of Wales, New Street, Sudbury, Suffolk. CO10 1JB
Saturday 20 June
Pirates & Princesses Face Painting Party
12.00pm
South Kiosk, Felixstowe
All are welcome at this free event at the South Kiosk which you will find on the promenade at Felixstowe Beach.
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
Sunday 21 June to Sunday 21 June
Popgun - Ultimate 80s Tribute Band
12pm Start
Isaacs On The Quay
Making their debut to this brilliant venue popgun will be starting Issacs all day music day off with a bang playing all your favourite hits from the 80s
Free
Website: Popgun
Venue Address: Isaacs on the Quay
Saturday 27 June
Kingfisher Sinfonietta Orchestral Concert
7.30pm
St Mary’s Church
For more details please see: Concerts
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
Friday 3 July to Sunday 5 July
Maverick Festival 2015
Easton Farm Park




With 5 stages both inside and out the Maverick Festival presents a wide array of musical talent from both home and abroad. For further details please see: Suffolk Festivals
Friday 3 July
An Evening of Cunning Stunts
8.00pm
The Manor Ballroom, Ipswich
Caberet, burlesque, comedic musicians and song make for a spectacular evening, to find out more please see: What's On in Ipswich
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.

For further details please visit the website: Fire Fighters Charity

£15 to enter
Contact: Laura Harden Email: lharden@firefighterscharity.org.uk Tel: 07798 725560
Venue Address: Lambseth Road, Eye, Suffolk. IP23 7AQ
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
Wednesday 8 July
Tattersalls Full Day Tour
9.00am-4.00pm
Tattersalls
Start your day with a tour of the Newmarket Gallops followed by a a visit to either the National Horseracing Museum or National Stud where you can enjoy a spot of lunch before your behind the scenes tour of Tattersalls. For further details please see: Discover Newmarket
Find all about Dog Friendly Suffolk here
Saturday 11 July to Sunday 12 July
Military Heritage Weekend
11am to 5pm both days
Suffolk Aviation Heritage Museum
For more details please visit: Suffolk Aviation Heritage Museum
Saturday 11 July
Summertime 1940s Dance Evening
7.00pm to 11.00pm
Suffolk Aviation Heritage Museum
For more details please see: Suffolk Aviation Heritage Museum
Thursday 16 July to Sunday 19 July
Latitude Festival 2015
Henham Park, Southwold




Now in it's 10th year, this fantastic festival has something for everyone, from Music to Arts, Comedy and Literature and much more.
For full details see: Latitude Festival
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
Sunday 26 July
It's a Bury Knockout and Summer Fete
12.00pm-4.00pm
Hardwick Heath
For further details please see: Summer Holiday Activities in Suffolk
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What's On Suffolk  August 2015
Saturday 1 August to Sunday 2 August
1915: The Hall at War
11.00am-5.00pm
Kentwell Hall, Long Melford
Visit Kentwell Hall, Long Melford to discover what life would have been like one year on into the Great War. The House, Gardens and Farm will also be open.
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.
Saturday 22 August to Sunday 23 August
Ipswich Cycling Weekend and Crafted Classique 2015
Ipswich waterfront
For further details of this fantastic cycling event please visit: What's On in Ipswich
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
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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
Friday 11 September
80's Disco
7.30pm-12.30pm
Ufford Park Woodbridge Hotel, Golf & Spa, Woodbridge
Boogie on down to all your favourite 80's hits at the Ufford Park Woodbridge Hotel, Golf & Spa
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
Friday 2 October
George Michael Tribute
Ufford Park Woodbridge Hotel, Golf & Spa, Woodbridge
For further details please visit: Ufford Park Woodbridge Hotel, Golf & Spa
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.
Sunday 4 October
The Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds Wedding Fair
10.00am-4.00pm
The Theatre Royal
For further details please see: Theatre Royal

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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