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What's On Suffolk  August 2016
Friday 22 July to Wednesday 31 August
Summer in Suffolk Museums
Various Times, Various Suffolk Museums




Start your #SuffolkSummer and join Suffolk Museums for family-friendly activities throughout the Summer holidays!
There is a jam-packed line-up of exciting events, activities, workshops and trails for the whole family to enjoy together in a museum near you.
See: Summer Holiday Activities in Suffolk for full information.

Tuesday 26 July to Sunday 28 August
Theatre in the Forest - The Tempest!
Tues - Sat 7:30pm, Sat matinees at 2pm
Jimmy’s Farm, Pannington Hall Lane, Suffolk, IP19 2AR
This summer, prepare to be spellbound by Shakespeare's supernatural spectacular, The Tempest at Jimmy's Farm! Outdoors and under the stars, it's Shakespeare with a festival feel!
See: Summer Holiday Activities in Suffolk for full information.


Monday 22 August to Saturday 27 August
The Old Country by Alan Bennett
Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri at 8.00pm. Thurs & Sat at 5.00pm and 8.15pm
Jubilee Hall, Crabbe Street, Aldeburgh, IP15 6BW



There is nothing that Civil Servant Hilary and his wife Bron wanted more than to have a house in the country where they could settle down to a comfortable retirement...it doesn't quite go to plan see Fetes Fairs and Shows in Suffolk for full information and booking.

Tuesday 23 August to Monday 29 August
Awesome Archaeology
Framlingham Castle, Framlingham, IP13 9BP
Special Summer holiday Event happening at the Castle.
For more information including event times and prices, see: Framlingham Castle

Tuesday 23 August to Friday 26 August
Wild & Crafty Summer Club
10.30am-3.30pm
Daws Hall Nature Reserve, Lamarsh, Bures, CO8 5EX
Holiday activity club for ages 3 and up.
Lots of fun activities for budding naturalists, artists and adventurers! For more information see: Summer holiday activities
Just £15 per day or £50 for the full club!
All places must be booked in advance. Please email Amy Sutcliffe on amy@dawshallnature.co.uk or call 01787 269766 to reserve a place and request a booking form.

Friday 26 August
The Scarlet Pimpernel
6.30pm, audience can arrive from 5.30pm
Stonham Barns, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, IP14 6AT



Before Zorro, Batman and Superman there was the Scarlet Pimpernel. With original songs, spectacular sword fights and a little bit of romance, there is something for the whole family to enjoy in this exciting and swashbuckling musical adventure.
See Summer Holiday Activities in Suffolk for full information.


Friday 26 August to Sunday 28 August
Bradfest
12.00pm - 12.00am
Bradman’s, Hollow Hill, Withersfield , CB9 7SH



Free Family Fun Days and evening entertainment with music and local acts. See Suffolk Festivals for more information.


Friday 26 August to Sunday 28 August
Beer Festival
10.30am - 11.00pm
The Cherry Tree Inn, 73 Cumberland Street, Woodbridge, IP12 4AG
The Cherry Tree Inn Woodbridge (opposite Notcutts) will be holding their beer festival on the 26th, 27th and 28th August 2016. There will be at least 25 real ales from all across Great Britain.
See: Suffolk Festivals for full information.

Saturday 27 August to Monday 29 August
Woottens Plants Open Weekend
10.00am - 4.00pm
Woottens of Wenhaston, The Iris Field, Hall Road, Wenhaston, IP19 9HF



Come and see us at our new location to browse and buy plants this summer. See August Bank Holiday in Suffolk for full information.

Saturday 27 August
Middleton Annual Summer Fete
2.00pm
Bell Inn Meadow, Bell Inn, The Street , Middleton, IP17 3NR
Come to our traditional Summer Fete! See Summer Holiday Activities in Suffolk for full information.

Wild Adventures Under Suffolk's Skies
We are proud to offer an all-season programme of scheduled walks and workshops with a hint of adventure running throughout the year.

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For our full timetable of guided walks, photography workshops and night camp adventures please click link above.


Saturday 27 August
Walberswick Village Fete
1.00pm - 4.00pm
Village Green & Village Hall, Walberswick, Suffolk, IP18 6UH
Come to our traditional Village Fete! Fun for all ages see Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk for full information and schedule of events.

Saturday 27 August to Monday 29 August
Fenland Country Fair
9am-5.30pm
Stow Cum Quy Park
A traditional country fair for the family, dog shows, falconry, vintage tractors, beer tent, catering and much more.

Tickets: £12.50, FREE for under 11's.
Visit Fenland Country Fair of more information.

Sunday 28 August
A 'De-Lovely' Afternoon of 1930's Song
3.00pm
Fisher Theatre, Broad Street, Bungay, NR35 1EE



A 'De-Lovely' afternoon, full of Fascinating Rhythm.
David Rees and Julie Hewitt invite you to step back in time to the vivacious and flirtatious 30's in a sophisticated soiree of song from the greats of the era. See August Bank Holiday in Suffolk for full information.




Sunday 28 August
Bespoke Wedding Fayre
11.00am-4.00pm
The Corton Inn
For more details please see: Wedding Fairs & Shows

Sunday 28 August
Beccles Antiques Street Market
08:00 - 16:30
Beccles Town Centre, Beccles, NR34 9HA
The market plays host to a hundred general and specialist dealers selling a wide range of good quality antiques and collectables including furniture, silver, china, linen, jewellery, books, clocks, retro and vintage design and decorative items. For full information see: Fetes, Fairs & Shows
FREE
Tel: Kate Lee 01502 711174

Sunday 28 August
Marvellous Makers Fair
Long Shop Museum
Main Street, Leiston, Suffolk, IP16 4ES

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A new ‘Making it Work’ venture celebrating Suffolk creativity. Local and Suffolk ‘makers and movers’ on display and trading.
See Long Shop Museum for full information.



Sunday 28 August
Annual One Day Beer & Gin Festival
The Kirtling Red Lion, 214 The Street, Kirtling, Newmarket, CB8 9PD

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Come along and join the fun! See: The Kirtling Red Lion



Sunday 28 August to Monday 29 August
Rail n Ale Weekend
Mid-Suffolk Light Railway 25th Anniversary Year, Brockford Station, Wetheringsett, IP14 5PW
Steam and beer with two locos in steam and a selection of the finest local ales in our real ale bar The Kitchener Arms.
See: Mid-Suffolk Light Railway, 25th Anniversary Year

Sunday 28 August
Bubble Rush
11.00am-3.00pm
Christchurch Park, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4 2BX
Suffolk's first ever Bubble Rush is coming to Christchurch Park! See Whats On Ipswich for full information.

Sunday 28 August to Monday 29 August
The 'Magic Ear' Exhibition
12.30pm - 4.30pm
Bawdsey Radar, The Transmitter Block, Off B1083, via Bawdsey Village, Bawdsey, IP12 3AT



This unique exhibition, with its interactive displays, tells the story of the “Invention that Changed the World”
See Bawdsey Radar for more information.

Monday 29 August to Saturday 10 September
The Old Country by Alan Bennett
Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri at 8.00pm. Thurs & Sat at 5.00pm and 8.15pm
Southwold Theatre, St Edmunds Hall , Cumberland Road, Southwold, IP18 6JP



There is nothing that Civil Servant Hilary and his wife Bron wanted more than to have a house in the country where they could settle down to a comfortable retirement...it doesn't quite go to plan see Fetes Fairs and Shows in Suffolk for full information and booking.

Tuesday 30 August
Watercolour Painting Holiday
Heritage Coast, 31 High Street, Wrentham, NR34 7HD
This is a four day event.
We will spend 4 days painting along the heritage coast, around Southwold, Oulton Broad, Walberswick and Cove Hythe. Full tuition and demonstration by experienced plein air painter.
Price £150
Email: contact@deniseallen.co.uk
Tel: 07896 083805

Wednesday 31 August
Choir of Clare College Cambridge
7.30pm
St Mary’s Church, Bury St Edmunds
Since the founding of a mixed voice choir in 1971, the Choir of Clare College has gained an international reputation as one of the leading university choral groups in the world.

This visit to Bury St Edmunds to perform a programme of choral works spanning the centuries under the direction of Graham Ross is guaranteed to delight.

This is a fundraising event for the Theatre Royal in Bury St Edmunds.
Tickets: £30 - £15
For more information see Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds


Wednesday 31 August
The Work of the Red Cross & St Johns Ambulance in WW2
10.00am - 4.00pm
Long Shop Museum, Main Street, Leiston, IP16 4ES



Owen Thompson tells us about The Work of the Red Cross & St Johns Ambulance for POWs in WW2.
See more at The Long Shop Museum

Wednesday 31 August
By Royal Appointment
12.00pm - 4.00pm
Felixstowe Museum, View Point Road, Felixstowe, IP11 3TW
Come and celebrate The Queen's 90th Birthday at Felixstowe Museum. A ''right royal'' summer holiday event for children running on Wednesdays in August. See Summer Holiday Activities in Suffolk for full information.

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What's On Suffolk  September 2016
Thursday 1 September




Friday 2 September
Woodbridge Dance Folkus
7.30pm - 10.30pm
Burness Parish Rooms, The Street, Melton, Near Woodbridge, IP12 1PW



Barn/Ceilidh Dance club (16+ only). ''Frolicking Good Fun'' and good exercise too.
See Whats On Woodbridge for full information.

Friday 2 September
Psychic Night
7.00pm to 11.00pm
The Bull Hotel , Hall Street, Long Melford, CO10 9JG
Personal Readings, Mediumship, Runes, Tarot, Palmistry, Crystal Readings, Angel Healing, Crystals, Numerology, Reiki, Oracle Cards, Spiritual Books & Tools.
Price: £5.00
Numbers limited to maximum readings available, book your place early.
Tel: 01787 378494 or 01787 467671
Email: bull.longmelford@greeneking.co.uk
Website: www.winterbone.co.uk




Saturday 3 September
Woofbridge 2016
10.00am - 4.30pm
Elmhurst Park, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 1XA
Family fun dog show event. Multiple classes and also auditions for Toto for the IODS production of Wizard of Oz.

See Doggy Days Out in Suffolk for full information.

Saturday 3 September
Bungay Camera Club Photographic Exhibition Fair
10.00am - 6.00pm
Broome Village Hall, Sun Road, Broome, Bungay, NR35 2RW



Exhibition of members' photographs, demonstrations, craft stalls, tombola etc. See Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk for full information.

Saturday 3 September to Sunday 4 September
BNatural Music Festival
Bar open Midday, Starts 1.00pm
Market Square, Bildeston, Ipswich, IP7 7DY
Fabulous village music festival back for its sixth year.
Non-stop music, see Suffolk Festivals for full information.

Saturday 3 September
Cavendish Fete & Horticultural Show
1.30pm
Cavendish Village Green, The Green, Cavendish, CO10 8BA
This is a large Fete with numerous attractions and side stalls.
See Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk for full information.

Saturday 3 September to Sunday 4 September
353rd Meeting of The Morris Ring
3.00pm Saturday, 11.45am Sunday
Aldeburgh Moot Hall & Framlingham Market Square
150 Morris Dancers from Holland, Yorkshire and East Anglia will dance in various sites across Suffolk.
Shows at:
Aldeburgh Moot Hall, 3.00pm, Saturday 3rd September
Framlingham Market Hill, 11.45am, Sunday 4th September
Contact: mike.garland1@btinternet.com

Sunday 4 September
Halesworth Community Choir Taster Session
10.30am -12.30am
The Cut Arts Centre, New Cut, Halesworth, IP19 8BY



Halesworth Community Choir is holding two taster sessions in September for anyone interested in finding out about the choir. We have fun learning and singing together and would like to share our enjoyment with more people. The choir is open to anyone (there are no auditions) and all music is taught by ear.

Price £5.00
Email: halesworth.community.choir@gmail.com
Tel: 01986 875496

See The Cut, Halesworth for venue details.

Sunday 4 September
Walk with a Fork at Helmingham Hall
10.00am - 4.00pm
Helmingham Hall, Helmingham Estate Office, Helmingham, Stowmarket, IP14 6EF
Join the East of England's leading family charity, Ormiston Families, as it hosts its annual Walk with a Fork event around the picturesque Helmingham Hall estate.
The charity's flagship event, which sees attendees taking on a seven mile amble around the countryside, is back for its fourth year in Suffolk. Making its return to the beautiful Helmingham Hall estate near Otley, the walk will feature foodie delicacies from some of the region's local producers at stops throughout the journey.
Helmingham Hall was constructed by John Tollemache in 1487 and is now owned by Ormiston Families president, Lady Tollemache. With views, architecture and hidden valleys not usually seen by members of the public, Lady Tollemache has carefully chosen to open up one of her favourite walks for everyone to enjoy.
Tickets £20.00, Under 5's Free. Dogs Welcome.
To book tickets please visit: www.ormiston-families.eventbrite.com

See Helmingham Hall for venue details.

Sunday 4 September
Art on the Prom
10.00am - 4:30pm
Felixstowe Promenade, Between Town Hall, Undercliff Road West and bottom of Bath Hill, Felixstowe, IP11 2DX



One of the region's calendar highlights, Art on the Prom, is returning to Felixstowe's historic promenade. Now in its 13th year, the free event is expected to draw over 20,000 visitors.
See Summer Holiday Activities in Suffolk for full event information and contact details.

Sunday 4 September
Suffolk Punch Spectacular
10.00am - 4.30pm
Kentwell Hall, Long Melford, Sudbury, CO10 9BA



The 36th annual celebration of Suffolk Punch Horses. Great fun for all the family.
See Summer Holiday Activities in Suffolk for full information.

Ipswich Tourist Guide Association
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From the beginning of May until the end of September Ipswich Tourist Guides provide guided walks for the public around the town.
Ipswich Tourist Guides also arrange other special walks throughout the year.
Click on link above to see our full timetable.


Sunday 4 September
Suffolk Youth Music Gala Concert
5.00pm
Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Snape, Suffolk, IP17 1SP
Suffolk Youth Orchestra, Suffolk Young Strings and Suffolk Youth Brass Ensemble are looking forward to performing their Gala Concert to conclude their busy 2015/2016 season. See Music Concerts In Suffolk for full information.

Sunday 4 September
RSPCA Open Day & Fun Dog Show
1.00pm - 4.00pm
RSPCA Animal Centre, Mill Lane, Martlesham, IP12 4PD
In addition to the Dog Show, there will be a BBQ, refreshments, raffle, tombola, bric-a-brac and various other stalls.
See Doggy Days Out in Suffolk for full information.

Sunday 4 September
The Wedding Fayre - Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa
11.00am - 3.30pm
Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa, Keepers Lane, Stoke By Nayland, Dedham, Colchester, CO6 4PZ



The Wedding Fayre returns to Stoke by Nayland Hotel! Come and browse up to 40 exhibitors and suppliers.
See Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa for full information.






Wednesday 7 September
Final Evening Talk
Long Shop Museum
Main Street, Leiston, Suffolk, IP16 4ES

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Our Final evening talk re Louisa Garrett-Anderson and the Endell Street Hospital.
See Long Shop Museum for full information.


Thursday 8 September to Sunday 18 September
HighTide Festival
Aldeburgh
10 day Annual Arts Festival run by the HighTide Theatre Company, featuring world premieres plus a variety of performances from comedy to dance.
See HighTide Festival for more information.

Thursday 8 September
Suffolk Heraldry Society September Meeting
2.30pm
Quaker Meeting House, St John’s Street, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 1SJ



A talk on 'Heraldry in Cambridge Colleges' by David Broomfield.
See Whats On Bury St Edmunds for information.




Saturday 10 September
Abba Forever
7.30pm
Marina Theatre, Lowestoft
For further information please visit: What's on in Lowestoft

Saturday 10 September
Rats Upon A Time (The Musical)
6.00pm
Hundon Village Hall, North Street, Hundon, CO10 8EE
Rats Upon A Time is a community musical, performed by a local cast of talented young actors, and is suitable viewing for all ages.

See Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk for full details including ticket information.

Saturday 10 September
Cats Protection - Autumn Fayre
2.00pm - 4.00pm
Woolpit Village Hall, Mill Lane, Woolpit, IP30 9QX
Join us at The Bury St Edmunds & Stowmarket Branch Cats Protection Autumn Fayre.

See Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk for full information and contact details.

Saturday 10 September
Heritage Open Day
Long Shop Museum
Main Street, Leiston, Suffolk, IP16 4ES

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Free admission day with refreshments and activities.
See Long Shop Museum for full information.


Saturday 10 September
Drinkstone Fete, Fun Dog Show and Car Boot Sale
Car Boot opens 11.30am, Fete opens 12.30pm, Dog Show starts 2.00pm
Drinkstone Village Hall and adjacent field, Gedding Road, Drinkstone, Bury St Edmunds, IP30 9SZ
A Traditional Village Fete with Car Boot Sale and Fun Dog Show in aid of Drinkstone War Memorial Institute (Village Hall) Reg. Charity No: 304876.
See: Doggy Days Out in Suffolk for full information and contact details.


Saturday 10 September
Dodgy, Live at The Hunter Club Bury St Edmunds
7.00pm doors
The Hunter Club, 6 St Andrew’s St, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 3PH



The original Line-Up headline The Hunter Club with new material from their latest album and old favourites too.
See Concerts in Suffolk for ticket info.

Sunday 11 September
The Little Mix Experience
2.00pm
Marina Theatre, Lowestoft
For further details please see: What's on in Lowestoft

Sunday 11 September
Martlesham Heath Control Tower Museum Fun Day
11.00am - 4.30pm
The Martlesham Heath Control Tower Museum, Parkers Place, Martlesham Heath, Eagle Way, Ipswich, IP5 3UZ
Come to our Fun Day, various stalls and extra surprises..
See Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk for full information.

Sunday 11 September
Barnham Village Fair
From 1.00pm
Barnham Village Hall, Mill Lane , Barnham, IP24 2NG
Come to our traditional village fete. Fun for all the family.
See Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk for details.

Sunday 11 September
Halesworth Community Choir Taster Session
10.30am -12.30am
The Cut Arts Centre, New Cut, Halesworth, IP19 8BY



Halesworth Community Choir is holding two taster sessions in September for anyone interested in finding out about the choir. We have fun learning and singing together and would like to share our enjoyment with more people. The choir is open to anyone (there are no auditions) and all music is taught by ear.

Price £5.00
Email: halesworth.community.choir@gmail.com
Tel: 01986 875496

See The Cut, Halesworth for venue details.

Sunday 11 September
Wedding Open Day
11.00am - 3.00pm
The Orwell Hotel, Hamilton Road, Felixstowe, IP11 7DX
The Open Day returns to The Orwell Hotel. This time even bigger and better!
See Wedding Fairs in Suffolk for full information.

Sunday 11 September
Bury Colour Dash 2016
11.00am
Nowton Park, Bury Road, Bury St Edmunds, IP29 5BD



A 5km fun run, jog or walk getting showered in colourful paint!
See Whats On Bury St Edmunds for full information.

Sunday 11 September
The Wedding Fayre, Trinity Park
11.00am - 3.30pm
Trinity Park, Suffolk Showground, Felixstowe Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP3 8UH
One of the largest and most vibrant wedding fayres in Suffolk, now in its 12th year. Set at Trinity Park, this magnificent contemporary venue is set in 300 acres of lovely parkland. With a reputation of one of the very best established and quality fayres in the area.
See Wedding Fairs in Suffolk for full information.

Sunday 11 September
Heritage Open Day, Bawdsey Radar
12.30pm - 4.30pm
Bawdsey Radar, The Transmitter Block, Off B1083, via Bawdsey Village, Bawdsey, IP12 3AT



Open for Heritage Open Day, the building will be completely empty in anticipation of restoration works commencing. See Bawdsey Radar for more information.
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Tuesday 13 September
NSPCC Ladies Who Lunch
12 midday
Ravenwood Hall Hotel, Rougham, Bury St Edmunds, IP30 9JA
Two course lunch with Guest Speaker, Sean Hedges-Quinn, Sculptor and Artist. Raising funds for NSPCC.
See Whats On Bury St Edmunds for full details.

Wednesday 14 September




Wednesday 14 September to Saturday 17 September
Two Rivers Theatre Company Presents: Macbeth
Doors open 7.00pm, Curtain up at 7.45pm
Sir John Mills Theatre, Gatacre Road , Ipswich, IP1 2LQ



"Macbeth" is not a play to be undertaken lightly and the ladies of The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's Guild Dramatic Society led by the indomitable Mrs Reece, are ready to rise to the challenge. Following nine months of painstaking rehearsals of their inventive interpretation of this classic tragedy, they are now eager to impress George Peach, the Adjudicator. This man has the power to send them through to the prestigious finals of the Area Drama Competition in Welwyn Garden City. Will the intrepid ladies rise to the occasion in this uproarious comedy of errors?

Why not find out by joining us at the Sir John Mills Theatre? See Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk for full information.

Thursday 15 September
Adnams Tasting Events (Woodbridge)
7.00pm
Adnams Cellar & Kitchen, Station Rd, Woodbridge, IP12 4AU
The Hearing Care Centre has got together with our friends at Adnams Cellar and Kitchens to organise three fantastic events for you to enjoy.
See Whats On Woodbridge for full information.

Friday 16 September
Charity Golf Day
11am to 7pm
Seckford Hall, Main Road, Great Bealings, IP13 6NU
11am Coffee/Bacon Bap on Arrival. 12 Midday Tee off! 18 Holes of Golf on one of the best courses in Suffolk. 5:30pm Delicious 2 Course Meal (Bring your partner to the meal for just £20 extra!). Teams of four recommended, total price for the day is £35 per person.


Tickets: £35
Email: sarahlawrance1979@gmail.com
www.justgiving.com/brookeswishtowalk


Saturday 17 September
Autumn Fruit Festival
10.00am - 4.00pm
All Saints Church, The Street, Thorndon, IP23 7JR
Home made jams, chutneys, marmalades and cakes for sale; stalls selling books, cards, jewellery, fabric crafts and wooden gifts. Tea, coffee & cakes available all day, Ploughman's lunches from 12.30pm. All in aid of Church funds.
Free admission
Contact: Rosemary Jones, Tel: 01379 678226

Saturday 17 September
Open Air Production ''Midsummer Night's Dream''
Starts 4pm
Cobbolds Mill, Chelsworth Road, Monks Eleigh, IP7 7JB
Open Air Production by Illyria of Shakespeare's ''Midsummer Night's Dream''
Louise Stott, 01449 741429

Sunday 18 September
Wedding Fair
11.00am - 3.00pm
Holiday Inn Ipswich Orwell
No appointment is necessary to come along and meet our team and local suppliers who will help to make your Wedding Day perfect. For further details please see: Wedding Fairs & Shows

Aldeburgh Food & Drink Festival, 25th & 26th September at Snape Maltings
A two day festival celebrating the finest produce that Suffolk has to offer! Over 90 food & drink stalls, two cookery demonstration stages, free activities and workshops for the kids plus much more. Free parking and free entry for under 15's. To find out more including ticket prices, click on the link above.
Sunday 18 September
The Apex Wedding Fair
11.00am - 3.00pm
The Apex, 1 Charter Square, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 3FD
This will be the 7th time that Take My Hand Wedding Fairs have presented The Apex Wedding Fair. Our last wedding fair at The Apex in January 2016 attracted 175 brides and was a great success. Over 50 wedding exhibitors will be with us on the day. See Wedding Fairs in Suffolk For full information.

Sunday 18 September
Wedding Open Day - Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa
12.00-4.00pm
Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa, Keepers Lane, Stoke By Nayland, Dedham, Colchester, CO6 4PZ



Find out how you could win FREE room hire for your wedding by attending our Wedding Open Day.
See Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa for full information.

Saturday 24 September
Anglo-Saxon Rendlesham: A Royal Centre of the East Anglian Kingdom Conference Day
10.00am - 4.30pm
The Apex, 1 Charter Square, Bury St. Edmunds, IP33 3FD



This day conference presents the results of archaeological investigations conducted at Rendlesham to explore the Anglo-Saxon heritage of the site.
See Whats On Bury St Edmunds for more information.

Saturday 24 September
Charity Dance featuring 50/60s music from Get Back
Bar opens at 7pm
British Sugar Sports & Social Club, , Hollow Road, Bury St Edmunds, IP32 7BB
Charity Dance to raise funds for a local charity called Ormiston Families. Including a raffle.

£8.00 in advance £10.00 on the door
To purchase tickets for this charity event please contact Fiona on 07796567370 or email: fiona.oldman@hotmail.co.uk
For more information, see What's on in Bury St Edmunds

Saturday 24 September
Disco Cabaret Evening
7.00pm to 11.59pm
Kesgrave Community Centre, Twelve Acre Approach, Kesgrave, Ipswich, IP5 1JF
Come along and see demonstrations of Latin and Ballroom dancing by the European Latin U'21 champions, Luke Miller and Vera Alkevich. Learn some new dance steps with demonstrations from Richard Miller, be entertained by singers Rachel Foskett and Pete Long and then dance the night away with a disco hosted by DJ Steve Springett from BBC Radio Suffolk!
See Whats On Ipswich for full information.

Saturday 24 September to Sunday 25 September
Peake Fitness Membership Open Weekend
Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa
Keepers Lane, Stoke by Nayland, Dedham, Colchester, CO6 4PZ



A free event where you can come and view our state-of-the-art gym facilities in Peake Fitness. There will even be a special membership offer available - come along to find out more. - See more at: Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa

Sunday 25 September
Harvest Past
10.00am - 4.00pm
Long Shop Museum, Main Street, Leiston, IP16 4ES



Celebration of agricultural machinery, bygone eras and life down on the farm with various animals, classic vehicles, stalls and activities.
See more at The Long Shop Museum

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What's On Suffolk  October 2016
Saturday 1 October
Suffolk Singers Concert
7.30pm
Debenham Sports & Leisure Centre, Gracechurch Street, Debenham, IP14 6BL
Suffolk Singers, directed by their dynamic Music Director Claire Weston, are giving a concert entitled Changing Seasons for Suffolk Age UK. Harrison Cole will accompany them in a varied programme of music to suit all tastes (including Chilcott, Elgar, Grainger, Humperdink, Hutchings, Peterson-Berger, Rutter and Todd).
See Music Concerts In Suffolk for booking information.

Saturday 1 October




Saturday 1 October
A Night with Soul Collective - Stoke by Nayland, Hotel, Golf & Spa
From 7.30pm
Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa, Keepers Lane, Stoke By Nayland, Dedham, Colchester, CO6 4PZ



Soul Collective return to SbN for another high-energy performance, faithfully reproducing the sounds of the golden eras of Soul, Motown and Disco.
See Stoke By Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa for tickets.

Sunday 2 October
The Limes Hotel Wedding Fayre and Open Day
11.00am to 3.00pm
The Limes Hotel, 99 High Street, Needham Market, IP6 8DQ
Join us at our diverse and personalised Wedding Fayre with a wide range of exhibitors.
See Wedding Fairs in Suffolk for full information.

Sunday 2 October
Gitano - Jairo Barrull Flamenco Company
7.30pm
The Apex, 1 Charter Square, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 3FD



Jairo Barrull Flamenco Company present ''Gitano'' with special guest Gema Moneo.

See Music Concerts in Suffolk for full information.

Sunday 2 October
The Wedding Fayre, The Venue at Kersey Mill
11.00am - 3.30pm
The Venue at Kersey Mill, Stone Street, Kersey , Ipswich, Suffolk , IP7 6DP
A beautiful wedding venue located in 17 acres of very pretty grounds. This lovely backdrop is the host to 30 plus expert wedding suppliers to give you lots of ideas and inspiration.

See Wedding Fairs in Suffolk for full event information.
See Kersey Mill Ipswich for venue details.

Wednesday 5 October to Saturday 8 October
Ladies European Tour Access Series - Stoke by Nayland, Hotel, Golf & Spa
From 7.30pm
Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa, Keepers Lane, Stoke By Nayland, Dedham, Colchester, CO6 4PZ



Come and see the rising stars of women's golf. This tournament starts with a Pro-Am on Wednesday 5th October.
See Stoke By Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa for venue information and contact details.
The whole event is free for spectators.

Friday 7 October
Woodbridge Dance Folkus
7.30pm - 10.30pm
Burness Parish Rooms, The Street, Melton, Near Woodbridge, IP12 1PW



Barn/Ceilidh Dance club (16+ only). ''Frolicking Good Fun'' and good exercise too.
See Whats On Woodbridge for full information.

Saturday 8 October
Bardwell Tractor Run
Bardwell Dun Cow
See over 40 tractors travelling around the area (trailer rides available), with live music and entertainment throughout the day, a great day out for the whole family. See What's On in Bury St Edmunds for further details.

Saturday 8 October
Holistic & Wellbeing Fair
10.00am to 3.30pm
Loraine Victory Hall
For further information please visit:
Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk

Saturday 8 October
Folk Night at Somersham
7.30pm
St Mary’s Church, Somersham, Church Lane, Lower Somersham, Suffolk, IP8 4PW
A miscellany of Folk, Blues, Country, Popular and Comic Song from local artistes - Pluck & Squeeze, Green, Tricker & Ward, JCB and Folk on the Hill, a night not to be missed!
See Music Concerts In Suffolk for ticket information.

Saturday 8 October to Sunday 23 October
Halesworth Arts Festival
The Cut Arts Centre, New Cut, Halesworth



Now in its 15th year, Halesworth Arts Festival brings a wide range of performances to small, intimate surroundings. This years line up includes; comedy, illustrated talks, shows, music and films.

See Cut Arts Centre for full line-up and how to book tickets

Saturday 8 October to Sunday 9 October
Autumn Pumpkin Festival
Saturday 10.00am - 4.00pm and Sunday 11.30am - 4.00pm
St Mary’s Church, Somersham, Church Lane, Lower Somersham, Suffolk, IP8 4PW
A wonderful display of Pumpkins, Flowers and all things Autumnal!

See Festivals in Suffolk for full information.

Sunday 9 October
Wedding Fayre
11.00am-3.00pm
Belstead Brook Muthu Hotel, Ipswich
For further details please see: Wedding Fairs & Shows

Sunday 9 October
Ravenwood Hall Autumn Wedding Open Day
11.00am - 4.00pm
Ravenwood Hall Hotel, Rougham, Bury St Edmunds, IP30 9JA



Come and see this stunning venue dressed for a ceremony and wedding breakfast. Take a leisurely tour with one of our experts, around the Edwardian Pavilion, Hotel and grounds. Then take time to relax and chat with our team of wedding planners about your special day.
See Ravenwood Hall Hotel for more information.

Friday 14 October




Friday 14 October
Exclusive Bridal Fashion Show at Copdock Hall
6.45pm - 10.30pm
Copdock Hall, Church Lane, Copdock, Ipswich, IP8 3JZ
Shhh…
EXCLUSIVE bridal fashion show
Join us for an evening of fun & sophistication at this divine venue.
“This show is going to be something special! A great place to come with perhaps your bridesmaids or your mum for a fabulous fun evening”
See Wedding Fairs in Suffolk for full information.

Sunday 16 October
Northgate High School PTA Craft & Gift Fair
10.00am - 3.00pm
Northgate High School Arts Centre, Ipswich
For more details please visit: Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk

Sunday 16 October
The Suffolk Wedding Show
10:30am until 3:00pm
Wherstead Park, The Street, Wherstead
The largest show in the area with 75 exhibitors showing their products last year. For more information see: Wedding Fairs





FREE ENTRY
Email:info@suffolkevents.co.uk

Sunday 16 October
Elvis Tribute Night & Buffet
7.30pm until midnight

Andy Ottley is a UK based Elvis tribute artist & Elvis impersonator. His outstanding audience interaction ensures that everyone, young and old, are guaranteed a unique Elvis experience and he is sure to get the place rocking! For full information and details of all our events see Ufford Park Woodbridge



£19.95 per person, Tickets MUST be purchased in advance (includes a delicious 2 course hot & cold buffet).

Friday 21 October
Murder Mystery Night - Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa
From 7.00pm
Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa, Keepers Lane, Stoke By Nayland, Dedham, Colchester, CO6 4PZ



We’re hosting a live interactive Murder Mystery dinner theatre: 'Dinner with Grandm’ARGH!!!' Prepare yourself for a night of investigation and intrigue…and hilarity! Your night includes a delicious 3 course dinner.
See Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa for tickets.

Sunday 23 October
EADT Wedding Show at Bedford Lodge Hotel & Spa
10.30-3.30pm
Bedford Lodge Hotel & Spa, Newmarket
For further details please see: Wedding Fairs & Shows

Sunday 23 October
Bespoke Wedding Fayre
11.00am to 4.00pm
The Corton Inn
For further details please click: Wedding Fairs & Shows

Sunday 23 October
Suffolk Singers Famous Choruses Choral Workshop
09.30am - 5.00pm
Framlingham College, College Road, Framlingham, IP13 9EY
At this year's Workshop (our 6th), Claire Weston will lead us through some famous choruses. They will include:
Brahms Requiem - How lovely is thy dwelling place
Handel Messiah - Hallelujah chorus
Mendelssohn Elijah - Lift Thine Eyes
Bach St Matthew Passion - In tears of grief
Verdi Requiem - Dies Irae

It will be helpful, but not essential, if participants have a little previous experience of singing with a choir or reading music, but if you've never tried anything like this before, come along and have a go. You will be given lots of support.

Early booking is recommended. Price to include the loan of all music, expert/professional tuition, tea and coffee throughout the day and our celebrated cakes in the interval between the rehearsal and the performance.
Price: Adult £20, under 19's FREE, (FREE public performance at 4.30pm)
To reserve a place or find out more information please contact
Alison Bestow, Tel: 01473 625070, Email: alison.bestow@gmail.com.


Sunday 23 October
Final Fling
Long Shop Museum
Main Street, Leiston, Suffolk, IP16 4ES

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Engines in steam and lots more for our final major event of the season
See Long Shop Museum for full information.


Sunday 23 October
'Paws with a Cause' In Aid of East Anglian Air Ambulance
10.00am
Glemham Hall, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP13 0BT
For the second year running, Glemham Hall is delighted to be sponsoring and hosting the East Anglian Air Ambulance 'Paws with a Cause'
sponsored dog walk on Sunday 23rd October 2016.

See Doggy Days Out in Suffolk for full information.

Friday 28 October
Haunted Halloween Dinner & Paranormal Evening
7.00pm to Midnight
The Bull Hotel , Hall Street, Long Melford, CO10 9JG
For more information see: Halloween Events in Suffolk
Tickets £34.95 or Stay the Night If You Dare! Dinner Bed & Breakfast £84.95pp sharing Twin/Double Room £99.95 for Single Room
01787 378494 or 01787 467671 or email
bull.longmelford@greeneking.co.uk


Saturday 29 October
Leiston & Local Art Day
Long Shop Museum
Main Street, Leiston, Suffolk, IP16 4ES

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A Suffolk Arts weekend event.
See Long Shop Museum for full information.


Monday 31 October
Halloween Horrible History
6.00pm
Ipswich TIC, St Stephens Church St Stephens Lane, Ipswich, IP1 1DP



Discover the darker side of Ipswich’s history - hangings, the plague, bear baiting and grave robbers. Halloween Horrible History is ideal for children aged 8 to 12 and their well behaved adults.
Cost £4 per person (Advance booking essential)
See: Ipswich Tourist Guides Association for more information.

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Friday 4 November
Woodbridge Dance Folkus
7.30pm - 10.30pm
Burness Parish Rooms, The Street, Melton, Near Woodbridge, IP12 1PW



Barn/Ceilidh Dance club (16+ only). ''Frolicking Good Fun'' and good exercise too.
See Whats On Woodbridge for full information.

Saturday 5 November
NSPCC Goodies & Gifts Autumn Fair
10.00am to 3.00pm
Norton Village Hall, Norton
For more information please see: Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk

Sunday 6 November
Craft & Food Fair November 2016
10.00am to 4.00pm
Hadleigh Town Hall/Guildhall Complex, Market Place, Hadleigh, Suffolk, Hadleigh, IP7 5DN
There will be several stalls selling foods and various crafts throughout the Complex. Refreshments will be available in the Dining Room.
Ticket Price: Adults £1.00
Telephone 01473 823884 or e-mail admin@hadleightowncouncil.co.uk

Saturday 12 November
Party Like Its 1970! - Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa
From 7.30pm
Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa, Keepers Lane, Stoke By Nayland, Dedham, Colchester, CO6 4PZ



Party Like Its 1970! Come and re-live the era of peace, love and rock ‘n roll! Included in your ticket price is a 1-course buffet, live DJ and photobooth!

See Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa for tickets.

Monday 14 November




Wednesday 16 November
Christmas Craft Fair
11.00am to 3.00pm
Ipswich 24th Scout Hall, 330a Bramford Road, Ipswich, IP1 5AX
We would love you to book a table to display your fantastic
Arts & Crafts.
See Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk for full details.

Saturday 19 November
we are handmade contemporary Christmas craft and design fair
10.00am-4.00pm
The Old School, Long Melford
For more details please visit: Christmas & New Year in Suffolk

Saturday 19 November
T Rextasy 'I Love to Boogie' 40th Anniversary Tour
8.00pm
Ipswich Corn Exchange, King Street, Ipswich, IP1 1DH
Truly a rock'n'roll concert for all ages - If you would like to know exactly what a Marc Bolan concert was like in the 1970's, this show is for you!

See Music Concerts In Suffolk for more information.


Sunday 20 November
Huntingfield Craft Fayre
10.00am - 4.00pm
The Hub, Brick Kiln Lane, Huntingfield, IP19 0QH
Locally made craft & goods, Tea/Coffee and refreshments. We look forward to seeing you.

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What's On Suffolk  December 2016
Friday 2 December
Woodbridge Dance Folkus
7.30pm - 10.30pm
Burness Parish Rooms, The Street, Melton, Near Woodbridge, IP12 1PW



Barn/Ceilidh Dance club (16+ only). ''Frolicking Good Fun'' and good exercise too.
See Whats On Woodbridge for full information.

Saturday 3 December
Two Hoots Barn Wedding Open Day
11.00am-3.00pm
Two Hoots Barn, Sternfield
For further details please click: Wedding Fairs & Shows

Saturday 3 December
Leiston Christmas Fair
Long Shop Museum
Main Street, Leiston, Suffolk, IP16 4ES

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Santa and his elves and lots of stalls visit the Long Shop.
See Long Shop Museum for full information.


Saturday 3 December
Inflatable 5k Santa Run
Trinity Park, Felixstowe Road, Ipswich, IP3 8UH
Get ready for the UK's only inflatable 5k Santa Run!
Grab your hats & hold on to your sacks for quite possibly the most mental 5k Santa run you'll ever see!
See Whats On Ipswich for full information.

Tuesday 6 December
Taste of Sudbury Food and Drink Festival
10.00am-4.00pm
Market Hill, Sudbury, Suffolk
For more details please click: Suffolk Festivals

Thursday 15 December




Wednesday 21 December
Carols by Candlelight with the Locrian Ensemble
7.30pm
The Apex, Charter Square, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 3FD, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 3FD

The Locrian Ensemble are firmly established as one of Britain's most popular touring groups. In lavish period costume, and in front of an evocative candlelit setting, these charismatic performers perform favourites including carols, string medleys of familiar christmas tunes and seasonal surprises.

See Music Concerts In Suffolk for full information.

Wednesday 28 December
Christmas 'Turkey Buster' Walk
10.30am
Ipswich TIC, St Stephens Church St Stephens Lane, Ipswich, IP1 1DP



Our annual Christmas 'Turkey Buster' walk is designed to get people out after the excesses of Christmas. There's a lot more to Ipswich than meets the eye, so wrap up warm and find out more about our history and heritage, as well as some of the people connected with the town through the ages.
Cost £4 per person (Advance booking essential)
See: Ipswich Tourist Guides Association for more information.

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What's On Suffolk  January 2017
Tuesday 10 January
Jam & Chutney Making Course
Assington Mill, Assington, Sudbury, Stoke by Nayland, CO10 5LZ
Jam & chutney making one-day course. Top tips from a professional - a hands-on course.
See Assington Mill for more information.

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What's On Suffolk  February 2017
Sunday 26 February
The Suffolk Wedding Show
10:30am until 3:00pm
Wherstead Park, The Street, Wherstead, IP9 2BJ


The largest show in the area with 75 exhibitors showing their products last year and over 300 couples registered.

For further information see: Wedding Fairs

FREE entry & FREE parking
Email: info@suffolkevents.co.uk Tel: 07834979862

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Sunday 12 March
EADT Wedding Show
10.30am until 3.30pm
Bedford Lodge Hotel & Spa, Bury Road, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 7BX
Over 45 exhibitors will be on hand to give advice and provide you with great ideas and inspiration for your special day in the beautiful surroundings of this magnificent Hotel & Spa.
FREE ENTRY
Email: Laura.newson@archant.co.uk, Tel: 01603 772 423




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