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What's On Suffolk  April 2017
Friday 21 April to Monday 24 April
Wildlife Art Exhibition
9am-5pm
RSPB Minsmere, Discovery Centre, Minsmere, IP17 3BY



Acclaimed artist Paul Dyson will be exhibiting his latest paintings, inspired by wildlife. See Art Exhibitions in Suffolk for more information
Free entry to the exhibition, normal admission price to RSPB Minsmere
Contact RSPB Minsmere for venue information.





Wednesday 26 April
Team EACH Skydive
All Day
Beccles Airfield, Brock Road, Beccles, NR34 7PJ
Is a tandem skydive on your bucket list? Make 2017 the year you take part in the adventure of a lifetime. Join us at Beccles Airfield in Ellough as we hurtle through the air from two miles high!
£300 min sponsor
For more information, please contact: 01473 276 193

Thursday 27 April
I, Daniel Blake Community Cinema Screening
7pm
Eye Community Centre, Magdalen Street, Eye, IP23 7AJ
Citizens Advice Diss, Thetford and District have teamed up with Eye Community Cinema for a special screening of this award winning film. Refreshments and raffle available.
Tickets: £5
Tickets available from Citizens Advice Diss, The Handyman Eye or pay on the door.

Friday 28 April
Everyman Folk Club: The Foxglove Trio
8.00pm - 11.00pm
The Riverside Centre, Gt Glemham Road, Stratford St Andrew, Saxmundham, IP17 1LL



Cathy Mason (voice, guitar, cello), Ffion Mair (voice, whistle, bodhran) and Patrick Dean (voice, melodeon, cello, concertina) are multi-instrumentalists, performing mainly traditional songs from around the British Isles.
See Music Concerts In Suffolk for full information inc tickets.

Friday 28 April
The Blooming Fuchsias Woodbridge Paint Woodbridge Red
11.00am
Woodbridge Town Centre, Woodbridge, IP12 1AH



Make a date in your diary. The Hatters will be in town. To support the queen of the new Woodbridge Red Hat society Chapter, The Vermillion Vixens of Diss have invited themselves and supporters from other chapters to descend upon Woodbridge.

This event has sadly been cancelled! On the plus side we will be meeting on every 2nd Thursday in the month at 2.30pm in Wyevale's restaurant Woodbridge for our monthly Tea Meeting.

Friday 28 April
Ufford Park 80's & 90's Disco
7.30pm until midnight
Ufford Park Woodbridge Hotel, Golf & Spa, Melton, Woodbridge, IP12 1QW



Our sell our disco night is back, with all our favourites from the 80's and 90's!

See Ufford Park, Woodbridge for full information.

Saturday 29 April to Monday 1 May
Clare Art Club Arts and Crafts Exhibition
10:00am - 5:00pm
Clare Town Hall, Market Hill, Clare, Sudbury, CO10 8NN
The Clare Art Club Art and Craft Exhibition is home to a wide variety of original art, crafts, jewellery, prints and cards for sale, all produced by local artists. There will be art demonstrations going on throughout the weekend, so pop down and learn some tips from the artists themselves. Tea, coffee and homemade cakes are available for you to enjoy after browsing through the artwork. Free entry all weekend and make sure you enter the prize draw for a chance to win a stunning picture!
Free entry
Tel: 07580032733

Saturday 29 April
Concert - English Spring Serenade
7.30pm
The Parish Church of Ss Peter & Paul, Church Street, Eye, IP23 7BD
The East of Singers from Nottingham present an English Spring Serenade with music by Elgar, Finzi, Rutter, Vaughan Williams and Gustav Holst - anthems, madrigals, folksongs and instrumental solos.
Tickets: £10
Tel: 01379 871211

Saturday 29 April
Player Awards Evening
6.15pm
Legends Bar and Sir Bobby Robson Suite, Ipswich Town Football Club, Portman Road, Ipswich, IP1 2DA



Hosted by Mark Murphy, the Ipswich Town Supporters Club annual Player Awards Evening. Come along and meet the first team squad and coaching staff and see presentations to the Player of the Year, the season's debutants and the Academy Player of the Year.
See Whats On Ipswich for full information.

Saturday 29 April
Halesworth Spring Garden Market
9.30am to 4.00pm
The Market Place, Halesworth, IP19 8BA



The Halesworth Spring Garden Market will be held in the historic Halesworth Market Place. The market will showcase local growers, nurseries and garden related artisans. If you like your garden you will love this market.
Free admission
Email: ablackdogevent@gmail.com

Saturday 29 April
Ipswich Choral Society Presents..
7.30pm
Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Snape Maltings, Snape, IP17 1SP
Ipswich Choral Society Presents Mendelssohn's Elijah with special guests Halifax Choral Society.
Elijah has been a popular piece within the British choral repertory and performed countless times. Special guests Halifax Choral Society, founded in 1817, will be celebrating their 200th anniversary this year and performing Elijah with Ipswich Choral Society at the Snape concert as well as a performance in Halifax on 19th March. With Ipswich Choral Society founded in 1824, having the two longest established choral societies performing together will result in a very special experience for both choirs and the audience.

See Music Concerts In Suffolk for full information.

Saturday 29 April
Charity Concert
7.00pm
Christchurch, Moreton Hall, Bury St Edmunds, IP32 7EW



Bedford Congress Hall Salvation Army Band are coming together with vocalist, Hazel Launn to organise a charity concert in aid of East Anglia's Children's Hospices. EACH support children with life-limiting conditions in East Anglia.
Free entry
Tel: 01473 276196
Email: natasha.brame@each.org.uk

Sunday 30 April
Bungay Wedding Fair
10.00am - 4.00pm
Fisher Theatre, Broad Street, Bungay, NR35 1EE
Set in the beautiful Fisher Theatre, Bungay we are showcasing some great local suppliers from the local area and those a little further afield. Loads of ideas and inspiration for your big day!
Free admission
Email: bungayweddingfair@gmail.com

Sunday 30 April
SESCA's 5th Antigua Sailing Day Regatta
First race 10.30am
St Edmundsbury Sailing & Canoeing Association, Lackford Lake, Mildenhall Road, Bury St Edmunds, IP28 6HX



Run to celebrate and coincide with the 50th 'Antigua Sailing Week'. Sponsored by the Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority. 3 races for adult & junior divisions. Steel band providing lunchtime entertainment.

See St Edmundsbury Sailing & Canoeing Association for more information.

Sunday 30 April to Monday 1 May
Middy in the War Years
Mid-Suffolk Light Railway, Brockford Station, Station Road, Wetheringsett, IP14 5PW



‘Middy in the War Years’ is the big event of Mid Suffolk Light Railway’s calendar, when in addition to the railway attractions, there is a full programme of displays and re-enactments including visiting ‘soldiers, sailors and airmen’ with all their kit and vehicles and maybe even a major historical figure or two. And, of course, steam train rides all day with two locomotives in steam.
See Mid-Suffolk Light Railway for more information.





Sunday 30 April
Concert & Afternoon Tea
3.30pm
Holy Trinity, Barsham with Shipmeadow, Bungay Road, Barsham, NR34 8HA
An entertaining programme performed by The East of England Singers from Nottingham, will have something for everyone, from Handel to Rutter, madrigals to folk songs and solo items. Followed by afternoon tea!
£10 (including tea)
Contact Cheryl Coutts tel. 01502 714655 / 07788971211 or email: cherylcoutts468@btinternet.com or tickets on the door subject to availability.

Sunday 30 April
Beccles Antique Street Market
8.00am - 4.00pm
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.
Many of the local shops and restaurants and bars are open that day and first class local street food catering is incorporated into the market.

See May Bank Holiday Events for full information.

Sunday 30 April
April Quiz & Dinner
The Hadleigh Ram, 5 Market Place, Hadleigh, IP7 5DL



Due to the success of our previous Quiz & Dinner Nights Mark Mason will be returning once again. The interesting & informative quiz will be accompanied by a delicious 3 course dinner. Teams of 2-6 people. Book your table today!

See The Hadleigh Ram for more information.

Sunday 30 April to Monday 1 May
The Mid and West Suffolk Show
10am - 4pm
Stonham Barns, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, IP14 6AT



Headlining act this year is Xtreme Stunt Team with their motorcycle verses man on a cycle display. Also come and see The Lowestoft Dog Display Team, birds of prey flying displays, trade Stands, craft stalls, children's activities, free face painting, classic vehicles, farm machinery and steam engines and more. For more information see Events over the May Bank Holiday Weekends

Adult £7.50, Children £4, Concessions £5 and family ticket (2 adults and 2 children) £20
Tel: 01449 711111 or 01449 710191 or email: events@stonhambarns.co.uk

Sunday 30 April
Classic Vehicle Rally and Country Fayre
10.00am - 5.00pm
Earsham Hall, Earsham , NR35 2AN



500+ classic vehicles on show in the beautiful grounds of Earsham Hall.
There will also be live music, children's entertainment, a wide variety of stalls, autojumbles and catering outlets.
There are 6 categories for judging: Cars, American, Military, Heavy Commercial, Tractors and Motorcycles.
See Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk for full information.

Sunday 30 April
Ravenwood Hall Spring Wedding Open Day
11.00am - 4.00pm
Ravenwood Hall Hotel, Rougham, Bury St Edmunds, IP30 9JA



Come and see our brand new Pavilion, dressed for a wedding, with show rounds from our wedding coordinators running between 11am-4pm.

There will be a number of suppliers who have dressed the venue to give you some ideas for your special day.

Free entry and a free goody bag for the first 50 brides.

Provisionally book a wedding with us by attending the open day and we will make your day extra special with some free complimentary upgrades.

See Ravenwood Hall Hotel for more information.

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What's On Suffolk  May 2017




Monday 1 May
Mind Body Spirit Fayre
11am to 5pm
The Bull Hotel , Hall Street, Long Melford, CO10 9JG
HOLISTIC THERAPIES - SPIRITUAL READINGS - FREE WORKSHOPS. For more information see Fetes, Fairs and Shows
Entrance Ticket £5.00 (U16's Free)
Call The Bull Hotel 01787 378494 or 01787 467671 or email bull.longmelford@greeneking.co.uk


Monday 1 May
Mendlesham Annual Street Fayre & Craft Show
Open at 10am, procession at 12noon
Old Station Road, Mendlesham, Stowmarket, IP14 5RT
The annual Mendlesham Street Fayre. For more information, see Fetes, Fairs and Shows
Free entry. Pitches £25.
To book a table in the indoor Craft Fayre please email Julie Williams at neil.williams38@btinternet.com.
To book a space in the street please contact Angela Pickup at angiepickup@btinternt.com.

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

Monday 1 May
Rose May Fete
10am til 4pm
Ringsfield Village Hall grounds, Church road, Beccles, NR34 8NT
Traditional May day fete, Various stalls inside and out, cream teas, arena, displays, fun dog show and more.
Free admission
For more info or to book a stall please email: becclesmaydayfete@hotmail.co.uk

Tuesday 2 May
THE Wedding Fayre...! Trinity Park
11.00am - 3.30pm
Trinity Park, Suffolk Showground, Felixstowe Road, Ipswich, IP3 8UH



One of the largest and most vibrant wedding fayres in Suffolk, now in its 12th year. We now welcome up to 60 top wedding suppliers to this superb event. Come along with friends & family for Inspiration for your Special Day!

See Wedding Fairs in Suffolk for full information.

Wednesday 3 May
VIP Fashion Show
7.00pm
Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa, Keepers Lane, Stoke By Nayland, Colchester, CO6 4PZ



Enjoy a glass of prosecco and an exclusive showcase of the latest spring/summer lines.
See Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa for more information.

Wednesday 3 May
Learn and Lunch
The Westleton Crown, The Street, Westleton, IP17 3AD



It will be an interactive experience with insightful comments and tips from our Head Chef, James Finch. James will demonstrate how to prepare and cook seasonal dishes that you will then get the chance to taste over a relaxing two course lunch.
See The Westleton Crown for more information.

Ipswich Tourist Guide Association
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Ipswich Tourist Guides provide a range of fascinating guided walks for the public around the town throughout the year.
Click on link above to see our 2017 timetable.


Wednesday 3 May to Friday 5 May
Sketching birds from life Minsmere/Woodbridge
10:00 - 17:00 daily
Art Safari & RSPB Minsmere, Harbourmaster’s Office, Ferry Quay, Woodbridge, IP12 1BW



Brin welcomes artists of all abilities, including beginners. He will tutor sharing his knowledge and demonstrating a variety of drawing and painting techniques.
Tel: Suzie or Heidi on 01394 382235

Wednesday 3 May
Wine and food pairing evening
Tuddenham Mill, High Street, Tuddenham, Nr Newmarket, IP28 6SQ



Ernesto Casetta, owner of Fratelli Casetta in Piemonte (Gavi & Barbera), and Paolo Ciacci, winemaker of Abbadia Ardenga (Montalcino, Tuscany) will present their wines with a special 3 course menu created by Head Chef Lee Bye

See Tuddenham Mill for more information.

Thursday 4 May
Ladies Who Lunch
11.30am
Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa, Keepers Lane, Stoke By Nayland, Colchester, CO6 4PZ



A delicious two-course lunch, followed by a fantastic spring/summer fashion show.
See Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa for more information.

Friday 5 May
Retreat Day
10.00am-4.00pm
Otley Hall, Hall Lane, Otley, IP6 9PA



A Retreat Day entitled, ''Loving God with mind, body, soul and spirit''.
A full day to relax and reflect in the beautiful setting of Otley Hall and its gardens. Price includes refreshments throughout the day and a two course buffet lunch.

See Otley Hall for contact and venue details.

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Saturday 6 May
Woodbridge Chamber Concerts
19.30
St Mary’s Parish Church, Market Hill , Woodbridge, IP12 4LP



Marta Kowalczyk. Violin. Somi Kim. Piano. Works by Beethoven, Brahms and Franck. ''A powerful performance with breathtaking range and colour'' The Times
See Music Concerts In Suffolk for booking information.





Saturday 6 May
Star Wars Day
10am to 4pm
Coffee Heart, 179 London rd North, Lowestoft, NR32 1HG
Each year the nearest Saturday to may 4th is Star Wars Day at Coffee heart Lowestoft. This year we are bigger than ever. More characters, more toys, more offers. Come in fancy dress for half price milkshakes. Meet Chewy. Kylo Ren an others.

Saturday 6 May to Sunday 7 May
The QIPCO Guineas Festival at Newmarket Racecourses
Newmarket Racecourses, Rowley Mile Racecourse, Newmarket, CB8 0TF
The QIPCO Guineas Festival is a unique and historic event not to be missed! Featuring the opening two Classic races of the year, the QIPCO 2,000 and 1,000 Guineas, this is one of the most important fixtures in international Flat racing. Racing fans travel from far and wide to soak up the electric atmosphere as Europe's finest horses descend on the Rowley Mile with the hope of claiming victory at the Home of Horseracing.

See Whats On Newmarket for full information.


Short Courses at Assington Mill
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We run an eclectic mix of over 70 different short rural skills and crafts courses throughout the year.
Whatever you're looking for you are bound to find something new of interest.

Book a course with us soon!

Click on link above for more information and booking details


Saturday 6 May
Halesworth Brocante Antique & Vintage Market
9.00am - 3.00pm
The Old Print Works, Middle Car Park, Halesworth, IP19 8AP
The Halesworth Brocante Antique & Vintage Market is held on the first Saturday of each month. Being completely under cover with free admission the market has a real buzz to it with up to 40 Brocanteurs offering for sale an eclectic mix of antique furniture, vintage fabrics and clothes, jewellery, china, vintage tools, pictures, taxidermy, kitchenalia and much more.
Free admission
Email: halesworthbrocante@gmail.com

Saturday 6 May
Saxmundham Craft Fair
10.00am to 2.00pm
Saxmundham Market Hall, High Street, Saxmundham, IP17 1AF



A local craft fair where local people sell their handmade items. A variety of beautiful goods are available with prices starting at £1.50. Handmade cards, cakes, quilts, fabric goods, wood ware, jewellery and many other items are on display and crafters like nothing more than to talk about their skills and how their goods are made.
You can even sit down and have a cup of tea or coffee with a slice of homemade cake or new for this year bacon sandwiches!!
East Anglian Air Ambulance will be having a fund raising stall this month so come down and support this very valuable service.
Free Entry

Saturday 6 May
Drinkstone Annual Sale Trail
9.30am - 2.30pm
Drinkstone Village Hall and surrounding village, Gedding Road, Drinkstone, Bury St Edmunds, IP30 9SZ
Households around the village open up their garages to sell a wide range of items. Others prefer to sell their wares from a table top in the Village Hall. For more information, see What's on in Bury St Edmunds
Free entry
Email: suefoulshamster@googlemail.com for more information

Saturday 6 May
East Coast Crafters May Fair
10.00am to 3.00pm
St Margarets House, Gordon Road, Lowestoft, NR32 1JQ
New collective of handmade crafters. Spaces cost £10 per pitch. Proceeds in aid of the North East Suffolk Citizens Advice Bureau Charity.
Tel: 01502 512742

Sunday 7 May
Blossom Walk
11.00am
Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa, Keepers Lane, Stoke By Nayland, Colchester, CO6 4PZ



Join us at Boxford (Suffolk) Farms for a complimentary tour through the orchards and view the beautiful new season's blossom.
See Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa for more information.

Sunday 7 May
Woottens Grand Spring Fair
10am - 4pm
Woottens of Wenhaston, The Iris Fields, Hall Road, Wehaston, IP19 9HF



Join us at our new location for an even bigger event this May. We will be joined by over thirty different stallholders including:
- Plant Specialists from across Suffolk, Norfolk & Essex.
- Local Arts, Crafts, Sculpture & Pottery. Textiles & Antiques.
- Delicious Food & Sumptuous Drinks.

Our huge range of plants will be available for browsing and buying.
Dogs welcome on a lead. Toilets & disabled parking facilities available. Although access is on grass paths only. FREE PARKING
FREE!! Donations to the NGS
Contact us on: 01502 478258 or visit Woottens of Wenhaston

Sunday 7 May
Ashlar House Wedding Fair
11.00am - 3.00pm
Ashlar House, 23 Eastern Way, Bury St. Edmunds, IP32 7AB
Ashlar House lies on the western edge of Bury St Edmunds, just a mile from the town centre. It's a superb, purpose-built venue with a large function room, a bar, full on-site catering facilities and an attractive patio and garden area.

See Wedding Fairs in Suffolk for more information.

Sunday 7 May
Seraphim's Musical Pilgrimage - In the Steps of St. Edmund
All Day Event
St. Edmundsbury Cathedral , Angel Hill, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 1LS
Seraphim's Musical Pilgrimage - it's one secret you'll want to share.

Join us on our third, very special escorted pilgrimage to explore hitherto unsung gems, both great and small, touched through time by the story of Suffolk's own King Edmund. Discover two tiny remote churches near the Waveney Valley, plus England's third largest parish church and a right royal resting place, mighty St Mary's in Bury St Edmunds - and experience each one as it is coloured even more beautiful by the angelic sounds of Seraphim voices.


Price: £65 per person (no booking fee) which includes Mini-concert masterpieces by the voices of Seraphim, lunch, refreshments, guided cathedral tour & coach travel.
For full information, visit Seraphim Voices Ticket Line: 07763 527239 or email tickets@seraphimvoices.uk

Monday 8 May
A Sea Symphony
7.00pm
Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Snape Maltings, Snape, Suffolk, IP17 1SP
The University of Essex Choir returns to Snape Maltings to deliver a stunning programme of music as two of the most emotionally-charged English 20th century compositions come together to bathe Snape Maltings in glorious sounds.

See Music Concerts In Suffolk for full information.

Thursday 11 May
IAA Lunchtime Lecture - Remembering the Battle of Arras 1917
1.00pm-2.00pm
Museum Street Methodist Church, (entrance via Black Horse Lane), Ipswich, IP1 2EF



A talk by Andrew Beal. The Battle of Arras (9 April to 16 June 1917) cost the lives of nearly 160,000 British and Commonwealth soldiers, as well as over 125,000 German casualties. Andrew Beal examines the tactics, the battle and the story of over 80 Ipswich men who lost their lives and are remembered on the Arras Memorial in France.

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


Thursday 11 May
Storyteller of the Year Entertains
7.30pm
Fisher Theatre, Broad Street, Bungay, NR35 1EE



The Bard of Windmill Hill turns the absurd, bewildering and frequently frustrating aspects of modern life into laughter fodder. Witty, ironic and waspish, this is social comment and cerebral stand-up at its best. He has been praised by the BBC's Dr Phil Hammond for the range and depth of his work. This could be just the prescription you need.

See Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk for details.

Thursday 11 May
Suffolk Heraldry Society Meeting
2.30pm
Quaker Meeting House, St Johns Street, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 1SJ



"You can''t argue with the dead - funeral heraldry and family legend."
Dr Andrew Gray.
Website: www.suffolkheraldry.org.uk

Thursday 11 May
Storyteller of the Year Entertains
7.30pm
Fisher Theatre, Broad Street, Bungay, NR35 1EE



The Bard of Windmill Hill turns the absurd, bewildering and frequently frustrating aspects of modern life into laughter fodder. Witty, ironic and waspish, this is social comment and cerebral stand-up at its best. He has been praised by the BBC's Dr Phil Hammond for the range and depth of his work. This could be just the prescription you need.
Tickets: £8
Email: info@fishertheatre.org or tel: 01986 897130 for more information.

Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds
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The historic theatre with a great range of current shows for all ages.
Click link above to view our forthcoming events list

Friday 12 May
Storyteller of the Year Entertains
7.30pm
Seagull Theatre, 19-75 Morton Road, Lowestoft, NR33 0JH



The Bard of Windmill Hill turns the absurd, bewildering and frequently frustrating aspects of modern life into laughter fodder. Witty, ironic and waspish, this is social comment and cerebral stand-up at its best.

"Brilliant, captivating, cheering" Chippenham Folk Festival
"He gets better every time I see him" Anna Saunders, Director, Cheltenham Poetry Festival
"Pure magic" Chagstock

See Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk for more information.

Friday 12 May to Saturday 13 May
Big Top Cinema presents Pulp Fiction (Into the Woods)
19.00
Holly Hill Woods, Thorington, IP17 3RB



Maui Waui Events are putting up a big screen in the trees! With tables and chairs, a fully stocked bar, hot food, candlelit tables and a beautiful woodland setting, this will be a visual cinematic treat. Get dressed up and enjoy the film, then after the show you can dance the night away with their DJ who will be running a SPIN A DISC session.
Bring your classic vinyl and favourite tunes and they will be played through the big system! And all this set in the dark woods and mysterious woods of Thorington, Suffolk. OVER 18's only.
"I do believe Marsellus Wallace, my husband, your boss, told you to take ME out and do whatever I wanted. Now I wanna dance, I wanna win. I want that trophy, so dance good."

Tickets £12 from www.bigtopcinema.co.uk or http://www.mauiwauievents.co.uk/swingnights
See www.bigtopcinema.co.uk for more information.

Friday 12 May
Wine and Food Pairing Evening
The Westleton Crown, The Street, Westleton, IP17 3AD



Everich Wines will be hosting the evening and talking through each wine, discussing why it has been chosen to complement the menu.
See The Westleton Crown for more information.

Friday 12 May
Storyteller of the Year Entertains
7.30pm
Seagull Theatre, 19-75 Morton Road, Lowestoft, NR33 0JH
The Bard of Windmill Hill turns the absurd, bewildering and frequently frustrating aspects of modern life into laughter fodder. Witty, ironic and waspish, this is social comment and cerebral stand-up at its best. He has been praised by the BBC's Dr Phil Hammond for the range and depth of his work. This could be just the prescription you need.
"Brilliant, captivating, cheering" Chippenham Folk Festival
"Pure magic" Chagstock
Tickets: £8
www.theseagull.co.uk Tel: 01502-589726





Saturday 13 May to Sunday 14 May
Weird and Wonderful Wood Festival
10.30am-5pm
Haughley Park, Nr Wetherden, Stowmarket, IP14 3JY
Over 120 artists and crafts from all over the country gather to celebrate wood. This family friendly event features demonstrations, wonderful workshops for all ages, exciting activities such as archery, den building and willow weaving, there will even be a working mobile sawmill on site, so if you want to bring your own tree, it can be cut for you! Plus local food and drink and music.

Ticket Prices: Adults: £8, Concessions: £6, Children under 12: £4, Under 3: Free.
See Suffolk Festivals for moe info.

Saturday 13 May
Pirate's Ball (Into The Woods)
18.00
Holly Hill Woods, Thorington, IP17 3RB



Maui Waui sets up INTO THE WOODS once again to bring you the 3rd Pirates Party! This year they'll be sticking to the Pirate theme and want to see all the scallywags, captains and shipmates in your finest costumes! For more information, see: Suffolk Festivals
Tickets: £30 / person with camping (Prices now include VAT) £25 / person entry only - No camping
Visit www.mauiwauievents.co.uk for tickets

Saturday 13 May to Sunday 14 May
National Mills Weekend
Various Mills throughout East Anglia
National Mills Weekend is an annual event organised by The Mills Section of the Society of Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB). Every year hundreds of windmills and watermills that wouldn't normally be open to the public, swing their doors open and let people have a rare look inside their historical buildings. Suffolk is home to many such mills, so enjoy a visit to those local to you.
Entry is mostly FREE but donations gratefully received.
Visit www.teammills.org for full list and more information.

The 10th Suffolk Walking Festival - 13th May to 4th June 2017
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Over 100 diverse and interesting guided walks taking you right across Suffolk. From the ever popular challenge walks to family strolls, there is something to suit everyone. Click the link above to find out more.
Saturday 13 May
Elgar's choral masterpiece
7:30pm
Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Bridge Road, Snape, IP17 1SR
Beccles Choral Society and Gippeswyk Singers present Elgar's choral masterpiece "The Dream of Gerontius" accompanied by the Lambeth Orchestra. For more information see: Music Concerts in Suffolk
Tickets: £10 - £22
Tickets available from choir members or from Snape Maltings Concert Hall Box Office. Tel:01728 687110

Saturday 13 May
Non, Je ne Regrette Rien
7.30pm
Fisher Theatre, Broad Street, Bungay, NR35 1EE
An affectionate tribute to the spellbinding songs and extraordinary story of the life and loves of Edith Piaf, celebrating her most memorable numbers of love, loss and storytelling. For more information, see Music Concerts in Suffolk
Tickets: £12 and £11 concessions
Box Office 01986 897130, www.fisherthreatre.org, info@fishertheatre.org

Saturday 13 May
Woodbridge Chamber Concerts
7.30pm
St Mary’s Parish Church, Market Hill , Woodbridge, IP12 4LP



The Artesian Quartet will be playing:-
Haydn. String Quartet Op. 76 No. 6
Beethoven. String Quartet Op. 18 No.6
Smetana. Quartet No.1 ''From my Life''

See Music Concerts In Suffolk for ticket information.

Sunday 14 May
Inspired to Play Family Day
10am-3.30pm
Inspire Suffolk, Lindbergh Road, Ipswich, IP3 9QX
A free day to get the whole family active! Why not give Zumba a try? Ever wondered what it's like to play walking football? Been too long since you last bust some moves? Local sports providers are joining us for a day of family fun all in one place, no need to book! See What's on in Ipswich
FREE
01473353194 / info@inspiresuffolk.org.uk

Wednesday 17 May to Saturday 20 May
Beyond A Joke - A Two Rivers Theatre Company Production
Doors open 7pm, curtain up at 7.45pm.
Sir John Mills Theatre, Gatacre Road, Ipswich, IP1 2LQ



Come along and join Two Rivers in this hilariously fast paced comedy. For more information, see Fetes, Fairs and Shows
Adults £9.00, Concessions £8.00
Tickets available by calling the SJM Box office on 01473 211498 or visit www.easternangles.co.uk/event/beyond-a-joke





Thursday 18 May
Live Music and Afternoon Tea
The Westleton Crown, The Street, Westleton, IP17 3AD



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

See The Westleton Crown for more information.

Thursday 18 May to Saturday 20 May
The Spring Meeting at Newmarket Racecourses
Newmarket Racecourses, Rowley Mile Racecourse, Newmarket, CB8 0TF
The Spring Meeting is the final fixture on the Rowley Mile before we move over to the Adnams July Course for the summer. Friday is Newmarket Business Day; the perfect opportunity to enjoy an exciting day out with colleagues, friends or family. Saturday is Newcomer Day and we are offering a warm welcome to everyone, especially those people who may never have been to the races before.

Don't forget that kids under the age of 18 come FREE on all three days so it's great value for everyone!

See Whats On Newmarket for full information.

Friday 19 May to Sunday 28 May
Bury Festival
Venues across Bury St Edmunds, Bury St Edmunds



The Bury Festival showcases artists of international renown alongside home-grown talent, there is street theatre, music, plays, walks, films, ballet and lots more. The 59 events this year span 13 venues across Bury St Edmunds.

Tickets range from £8-£38 with free street theatre performances.
For more information, see Suffolk Festivals

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Saturday 20 May
St Peters Band Russia Night
7.30pm
St Peters-by-the-Waterfront, College Street, Ipswich, IP1 1XF



2017 is the centenary of the Russian Revolution and St Peters Band is marking this historical event with a concert of famous Russian classics and other music about Russia. We have a varied programme including influences from the cold war, global communism, Broadway's idea of Russian peasant life, and not forgetting a Eurodisco hit. We are also very pleased to have special guests including Ukranian pianist Eleonora Ivanovna Bulatova. So come along and support us and our chosen charity - Citizen's Advice Ipswich.
See Music Concerts In Suffolk


Sunday 21 May
May Fair
11am - 4pm
Foxburrow Farm, Suffolk Wildlife Trust, Saddlemakers Lane, Woodbridge, IP121NA
Pond dipping, storytelling, facepainting and games, Donkey rides.
Farlingaye High School art trail. Crafts for Sale. Live music and folk dance. Pop-up cafe and sausage wagon. Sorry no dogs.
Tickets: Adults £3, Children: £2
Tel: 01394 380113. Email: foxburrow.education@suffolkwildlifetrust.org Click here for more information about Suffolk Wildlife Trust

Sunday 21 May
Woolverstone Hall Wedding Open Day
11.00am - 3.00pm
Woolverstone Hall, Woolverstone, IP9 1AZ
Come and visit Beautiful Woolverstone Hall, situated along the Orwell River. Breath-taking views provide the perfect back drop to creating a day as individual as you are.

See Wedding Fairs in Suffolk for more information.


Sunday 21 May
Stately Home Charity Car Boot Sale
10.00am - 3.00pm
Melford Hall Park, Melford Hall, Long Melford, Sudbury, CO10 9AA
First ever Stately Home Charity Car Boot Sale to be held at Melford Hall, Long Melford, in aid of the Guide Dog's association.

See Car Boot Sales in Suffolk for full information.





Friday 26 May
Everyman Folk Club: James Patterson
8.00pm - 11.00pm
The Riverside Centre, Gt Glemham Road, Stratford St Andrew, Saxmundham, IP17 1LL



We are delighted James is making a rare solo appearance. Come and enjoy his music.
See Music Concerts In Suffolk for full information and tickets.





Saturday 27 May to Sunday 28 May
LeeStock Festival
Music from midday
Melford Hall , Long Melford, Sudbury, CO10 9AA
The tenth year of LeeStock Festival, including headliners Newton Faulkner, Toploader and Wheatus plus many more, and a beer and cider festival. LeeStock has raised over £100,000 for the Willow Foundation.
Day tickets from £12 + booking fee. Under 12's go FREE
See LeeStock Festival for more information.

Saturday 27 May
Suffolk Heraldry Society Meeting
Quaker Meeting House, St Johns Street, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 1SJ



Come along from 27th May - 4th June to see our Exhibition of Heraldry in St Edmundsbury Cathedral.
Website: www.suffolkheraldry.org.uk

The Secret Garden, Spinning Wheel Theatre

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This Spring, Spinning Wheel Theatre’s charming and heartwarming adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett’s treasured childhood novel hits the road. A joyful and uplifting tale of magic, friendship and hope, this is a show for all the family - not to be missed!

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Sunday 28 May
Cars On Bardwell Village Green 2017
10.00am - 5.00pm
Bardwell Village Green, The Green, Bardwell, IP31 1AW
Classic and vintage car show,plus plenty to see and do.
Free Entry
Tel: 01359 253525

Sunday 28 May
The Snape Maltings Vintage and Makers Market
9.30am to 4.00pm
Snape Maltings, Snape, IP17 1SP



A hand-picked, choice selection of the regions leading vintage traders, local artisans, makers and craftspeople. The market will feature everything from one-off vintage furniture, fashion, and homewares, to locally made products, artworks, fabrics and jewellery.

See Snape Maltings for venue details.

Sunday 28 May
Spring Plant Fair & Artisan Market
Helmingham Hall Gardens, Helmingham, Suffolk, IP14 6EF



Come along to our Spring Plant Fair & Artisan Market. Plenty of stalls in beautiful surroundings.

See Helmingham Hall for more information.

Monday 29 May
May Bank Holiday BBQ
from 12 noon until 2.00pm|
Ufford Park Woodbridge Hotel, Golf & Spa, Melton, Woodbridge, IP12 1QW



Whatever the weather, join us for a delicious BBQ with family and friends. Pop down, have a drink, a bite to eat and enjoy the Bank Holiday Monday with us!

PLUS, enjoy the mellow sound of Jaxx from Mr Tim our resident saxophonist AND Mr Bean, local children's entertainer will keep the children entertained.

See May Bank Holiday Events for full information.

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What's On Suffolk  June 2017
Thursday 1 June to Saturday 10 June
Pulse Festival
New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS



A 10 day Festival of inspirational contemporary theatre in Ipswich featuring 49 shows.

Tickets: Starting at £10, Under 26 starting at £5
For more information, see: Suffolk Festivals

Thursday 1 June to Saturday 3 June
Red Rooster Festival
Gates open on Thursday 1st June at 4pm.
Euston Hall, Euston, IP24 2QW



Celebrate all things Deep South at Red Rooster Festival - a family friendly weekend experience of music, food and culture with the very best in RnB, Americana, Blues, Soul, Roots and Country. The 2017 line up includes;
NICK LOWE, JD MCPHERSON & NICK WATERHOUSE plus lots more.

Tickets: £55 (+booking fee) for the weekend including 3 nights camping. Saturday tickets: £35 incl 1 night camping.
See Suffolk Festivals for more information.





Wednesday 7 June
Wedding Open Evening
4.00pm
Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa, Keepers Lane, Stoke By Nayland, Colchester, CO6 4PZ



Come along to our Wedding Open Evening and have a look around our gorgeous banqueting suites, dressed for a wedding!
See Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa for more information.

Thursday 8 June
Suffolk Heraldry Society Meeting
2.30pm
Quaker Meeting House, St Johns Street, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 1SJ



"Tudor Peerages in the Adlington Roll". John Titterton.
Website: www.suffolkheraldry.org.uk

Friday 9 June to Sunday 11 June
Alive & V-Dubbin Festival
Friday 12midday - 11.30pm, Saturday 9am - 11.30pm, Sunday 9am - 5pm
Haughley Park, Ipswich, IP14 3JY



Family friendly festival celebrating all things Volkswagen! A weekend of live music, great food, car and van shows and lots of activities (many free) for kids.

Day Tickets £13 Adult, £5 Children, Under 3's Free (Only available on the gate) Camping tickets available online.
See Suffolk Festivals for more information

Saturday 17 June
Drinkstone Open Gardens
12.30pm to 5.30pm
Drinkstone Village Hall and varied village gardens, Gedding Road, Drinkstone, IP30 9SZ
From thatched cottages with roses, through to landscaped parkland, we have a varied selection of about 12 gardens open in our rural village in the heart of beautiful Suffolk, the county of rolling landscapes and big skies. We are pleased to have two NGS gardens opening for us, one of which is set in the beautiful and historic surroundings of Drinkstone Park. Then there is the garden with the quirky topiary teapot.

See National Gardens Scheme - Gardens open in Suffolk for full information.

Sunday 18 June
Truly Vintage Wedding Fair at Glemham Hall
10.00am - 4.00pm
Glemham Hall, Little Glemham, Woodbridge, IP13 0BT



Truly Vintage is back! Over 30 exhibitors, dedicated to bringing you the best wedding inspiration, will once again gather at Glemham Hall. PLUS you can view Glemham Hall and all it can offer you for your wedding day. See the gardens, ceremony spaces and reception venue.

With special discounts available for weddings booked on the day!
See Glemham Hall for more information.





Sunday 18 June
Continental Railway Day
Mid-Suffolk Light Railway, Brockford Station, Station Road, Wetheringsett, IP14 5PW



Enjoy a Steam Railway Day when our Belgian tram engine will be in action and there will be lots of Continental goodies available including frites, waffles, Belgian chocolates and a selection of Continental beers in the Kitchener Arms. And its Father's Day.
See Fathers Day In Suffolk for more information.

Sunday 18 June
Music in the Gardens
Helmingham Hall Gardens, Helmingham, Suffolk, IP14 6EF



Listen to the sweet sounds of Music in the Gardens at Helmingham Hall this Fathers Day.

See Fathers Day In Suffolk for more information.

Sunday 25 June
The Friday Street Vintage and Makers Market
9.30am to 4.00pm
Friday Street, Farnham, Suffolk, IP17 1JX



A hand-picked, choice selection of the regions leading vintage traders, local artisans, makers and craftspeople. The market will feature everything from one-off vintage furniture, fashion, and homewares, to locally made products, artworks, fabrics and jewellery.


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What's On Suffolk  July 2017
Saturday 1 July to Sunday 2 July
History Alive 2017
10.00am - 5.00pm
Stonham Barns Showground, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspel, IP14 6AT
History Alive 2017 -The second annual reenactment event at Stonham Barns Showground.

Reenactment groups from Classical Greeks, Saxons, Vikings, Medieval, American Civil War and American Settlers to Modern times....,Living History encampments and Thrilling Arena Combat displays.....Stalls,Food, Bar, Children's activities, lots of Family fun. Camping available.


Adults £6, OAP £5, Children £3 or an unlimited Family Ticket £15.
Contact: David Bracey, Email: davidbracey2@tiscali.co.uk

See Stonham Barns Leisure & Retail Village for venue details.

Saturday 1 July
Saxmundham Craft Fair
10.00am to 2.00pm
Saxmundham Market Hall, High Street, Saxmundham , IP17 1AF



A local craft fair where local people sell their handmade items. A variety of beautiful goods are available with prices starting at £1.50. Handmade cards, cakes, quilts, fabric goods, wood ware, jewellery and many other items are on display and crafters like nothing more than to talk about their skills and how their goods are made.
You can even sit down and have a cup of tea or coffee with a slice of homemade cake or new for this year bacon sandwiches!!

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Saturday 8 July to Sunday 9 July
The Elveden Country Show
10.00am – 5.00pm
Summerpit Farm, Elveden Estate, Bury Road, Elvedon, IP24 3TD
The Elveden Country Show will be bringing in many new and exciting attraction zones this year from amazing Horse and Motorbike Stunts to the wonderful World of Birds demonstrations with the main ring packed daily.

We will again be supporting small producers and adding to our Food and Drink Markets, the Classic British Bake Off and the fabulous Celebrity Chef Alan Coxon who can be seen on television regularly. Throughout the day there are many exciting cookery demonstrations and talk area’s packed full of interesting talks. We are very excited about our Rural Crafters, local and handmade with so many interesting demonstrations.

As well as all of this, there will be lots for the children to do and participate in from our Petting Farm, Punch and Judy, Archery, Small Aircraft flying and let’s not forget the Amazing Reptiles and much much more. New this year there will be a large Living History area which will suit Elveden Estate beautifully. The Show with something for everybody. There will also be 8 bands playing daily. We are delighted to have some pretty amazing shopping avenues this year as well.

The Festival of Dogs will be there again this year with many new and exciting things. With over 25 classes per day raising money for Charity which you can enter without registering as well as Dog Agility and two main rings, so much for all our four legged friends to do and participate in. The show will host live demonstrations across five rings which will have an array of interesting, different and fun displays, including performances by many professionals, celebrities, trainers and experts.

Website: www.elvedencountryshow.co.uk

Sunday 9 July
Music in the Gardens
Helmingham Hall Gardens, Helmingham, Suffolk, IP14 6EF



Relax to beautiful music in our picturesque gardens at Helmingham Hall.

See Helmingham Hall for more information.





Sunday 30 July
The Snape Maltings Vintage and Makers Market
9.30am to 4.00pm
Snape Maltings, Snape, IP17 1SP



A hand-picked, choice selection of the regions leading vintage traders, local artisans, makers and craftspeople. The market will feature everything from one-off vintage furniture, fashion, and homewares, to locally made products, artworks, fabrics and jewellery.

See Snape Maltings for venue details.

Sunday 30 July
Suffolk Dog Day
Helmingham Hall Gardens, Helmingham, Suffolk, IP14 6EF



Bring Fido along to Suffolk Dog Day at Helmingham Hall. Fun for everyone human and canine!

See Doggy Days Out in Suffolk for more information.

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What's On Suffolk  August 2017
Tuesday 1 August
THE Wedding Fayre...! Smeetham Hall Barn
11.00am - 3.30pm
Smeetham Hall Barn, Smeetham Hall Lane, Bulmer, Sudbury, CO10 7EU



One of the very best established fayres in the region, now in its 16th year, at one of the very best venues in the region. There will be bridal tours throughout the day with 35 superb wedding exhibitors providing everything you need for your Perfect Day. Come & Be Inspired!

See Wedding Fairs in Suffolk for full information.

Wednesday 2 August
Charity Open Gardens - Vintage @ Otley Hall
10.00am-4.00pm
Otley Hall, Hall Lane, Otley, IP6 9PA



Love Vintage, Retro & Upcycling? Then join us and help raise money for Emmaus Ipswich. Plenty of stalls, Swing Band, auction, kids events and two special guest stars! A fab day out for all the family!
£3 per person (children under 16 go free!)

See Otley Hall for contact and venue details.

Saturday 5 August
Saxmundham Craft Fair
10.00am to 2.00pm
Saxmundham Market Hall, Hight Street, Saxmundham , IP17 1AF



A local craft fair where local people sell their handmade items. A variety of beautiful goods are available with prices starting at £1.50. Handmade cards, cakes, quilts, fabric goods, wood ware, jewellery and many other items are on display and crafters like nothing more than to talk about their skills and how their goods are made.
You can even sit down and have a cup of tea or coffee with a slice of homemade cake or new for this year bacon sandwiches!!

Free Entry

Sunday 6 August
Suffolk Coast Cycle Ride
Glemham Hall, Little Glemham, Nr Woodbridge, IP13 0BT
Starting and finishing at the elegant Elizabethan mansion of Glemham Hall, there's a choice of two scenic routes of 35 & 65 miles and a longer 100 mile route.

See Whats On Woodbridge for full details.





Sunday 6 August
The Festival of Classic & Sports Cars
Helmingham Hall Gardens, Helmingham, Suffolk, IP14 6EF



Come along to the annual Festival of Classic & Sports Cars at Helmingham Hall. 100's of cars, stalls etc. From lovingly restored classics to all out petrol head power cars. There's something for everyone including some unique custom builds.

See Helmingham Hall for more information.

Sunday 13 August
Music in the Gardens
Helmingham Hall Gardens, Helmingham, Suffolk, IP14 6EF



Listen to the sweet sounds of music in the beautiful gardens at Helmingham Hall.

See Helmingham Hall for more information.

Thursday 17 August
Suffolk Heraldry Society Meeting
2.00pm
Quaker Meeting House, St Johns Street, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 1SJ



For this months meeting we visit St Michael's church, Framlingham. See www.suffolkheraldry.org.uk for details.

Folkeast Festival at Glemham Hall - 18th, 19th & 20th August 2017
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Suffolk's top family friendly Folk Festival returns to Glemhall Hall. Headlining the music year... Jon Boden (former Bellowhead frontman), 2017 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards nominees Nancy Kerr, Kris Drever & Ninebarrowm plus Sam Kelly & The Lost Boys plus much much more. Plus an array of wonderful festival delights... art, comedy, poetry, yoga, great food & drink and a ton of fun stuff for the kids (under 11's go free). To see more information, including ticket and camping costs, click the link above.
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Sunday 20 August
Bands of Hope and Glory
The Sparrows Nest, Whapload Road , Lowestoft , NR32 1XG
Come along and see a variety of performances on stage throughout the day including the best local bands and talented entertainers.

See Whats On Lowestoft for more information.

Friday 25 August to Sunday 27 August
Maui Waui Festival 2017
Peak Hill Farm, Theberton, Suffolk, IP16 4TG



Maui Waui is a 3 day festival of international music, performance and arts. Now in it 5th year it is fast becoming one of the area most exciting festivals in East Anglia, pulling in accomplished as well as undiscovered bands and performers from all around the globe.
See Festivals in Suffolk for full details.

Thursday 31 August
BBC's Antiques Roadshow
Helmingham Hall Gardens, Helmingham, Suffolk, IP14 6EF



What treasure do you have in the attic? Bring it along to the BBC's Antique Roadshow at Helmingham Hall.

See Helmingham Hall for more information.

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What's On Suffolk  September 2017
Saturday 2 September
Saxmundham Craft Fair
10.00am to 2.00pm
SAxmundham Market Hall, High Street, Saxmundham, IP17 1AF



A local craft fair where local people sell their handmade items. A variety of beautiful goods are available with prices starting at £1.50. Handmade cards, cakes, quilts, fabric goods, wood ware, jewellery and many other items are on display and crafters like nothing more than to talk about their skills and how their goods are made.
You can even sit down and have a cup of tea or coffee with a slice of homemade cake or new for this year bacon sandwiches!!

Free Entry

Sunday 3 September
Walk with a Fork
Helmingham Hall Gardens, Helmingham, Suffolk, IP14 6EF



Join the annual Walk with a Fork fundraising event organised by Ormiston Children & Families Trust. Join in the fun with a stroll around this stunning country estate. Stop off along the way to sample delicious treats from some of Suffolk’s finest food and drink producers.

See Helmingham Hall for more information.





Saturday 9 September to Sunday 10 September
Steam Gala
Mid-Suffolk Light Railway, Brockford Station, Station Road, Wetheringsett, IP14 5PW



One of the highlights of our calendar with our three resident engines in steam plus a very special guest loco. Running to a special timetable for an intensive day of operations, the four locomotives will be working passenger and demonstration goods trains up and down the line. There will be a variety of other attractions, including road engines on display around Brockford station.
See Mid-Suffolk Light Railway for more information.

Sunday 10 September
The Orwell Hotel Wedding Open Day
11.00am - 3.00pm
The Orwell Hotel, Hamilton Road, Felixstowe, IP11 7DX



Lots of great local suppliers. Come and take a look around our facilities. Talk with our events team.
First 20 brides get a free glass of fizz!
See The Orwell Hotel, Felixstowe for full information.

Sunday 10 September
The Snape Maltings Vintage and Makers Market
9.30am to 4.00pm
Snape Maltings, Snape, IP17 1SP



A hand-picked, choice selection of the regions leading vintage traders, local artisans, makers and craftspeople. The market will feature everything from one-off vintage furniture, fashion, and homewares, to locally made products, artworks, fabrics and jewellery.

See Snape Maltings for venue details.

Thursday 14 September
Suffolk Heraldry Society Meeting
2.30pm
Quaker Meeting House, St Johns Street, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 1SJ



"Heraldry of Norfolk and Suffolk gentry families". John Tunesi.
Website: www.suffolkheraldry.org.uk

Sunday 17 September
Autumn Plant Fair & Artisan Market
Helmingham Hall Gardens, Helmingham, Suffolk, IP14 6EF



Come along to our Autumn Plant Fair & Artisan Market. Plenty of stalls in beautiful surroundings.

See Helmingham Hall for more information.





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What's On Suffolk  October 2017
Sunday 1 October
Kersey Mill Wedding Open Day
11.00am - 3.30pm
Kersey Mill, Stone Street, Kersey, IP7 6DP



Come and take a look at our idyllic Wedding Venue and spacious grounds. We are happy to show you round and discuss your requirements to make your big day a perfect day.

See Kersey Mill for more information.

Saturday 7 October
Saxmundham Craft Fair
10.00am to 2.00pm
Saxmundham Market Hall, High Street, Saxmundham, IP17 1AF



A local craft fair where local people sell their handmade items. A variety of beautiful goods are available with prices starting at £1.50. Handmade cards, cakes, quilts, fabric goods, wood ware, jewellery and many other items are on display and crafters like nothing more than to talk about their skills and how their goods are made.
You can even sit down and have a cup of tea or coffee with a slice of homemade cake or new for this year bacon sandwiches!!

Free Entry

Sunday 22 October
The Snape Maltings Vintage and Makers Market
9.30am to 4.00pm
Snape Maltings, Snape, IP17 1SP



A hand-picked, choice selection of the regions leading vintage traders, local artisans, makers and craftspeople. The market will feature everything from one-off vintage furniture, fashion, and homewares, to locally made products, artworks, fabrics and jewellery.

See Snape Maltings for venue details.

Sunday 29 October
Hintlesham Hall Wedding Open Day
12.00pm - 4.00pm
Hintlesham Hall Hotel, Hintlesham, Ipswich, IP8 3NS



Hintlesham Hall Hotel warmly invites you to our popular Wedding Open Day.

Experienced and friendly Event Managers on hand personally to discuss your wedding plans.

Skilled wedding professionals exhibiting.

Our beautiful rooms will be set out for a civil ceremony and wedding breakfast for you to view at your leisure .

Light refreshments available throughout the day.
Complimentary entry
See Hintlesham Hall for more information.

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What's On Suffolk  November 2017
Saturday 4 November
Saxmundham Craft Fair
10.00am to 2.00pm
Saxmundham Market Hall, High Street, Saxmundham, IP17 1AF



A local craft fair where local people sell their handmade items. A variety of beautiful goods are available with prices starting at £1.50. Handmade cards, cakes, quilts, fabric goods, wood ware, jewellery and many other items are on display and crafters like nothing more than to talk about their skills and how their goods are made.
You can even sit down and have a cup of tea or coffee with a slice of homemade cake or new for this year bacon sandwiches!!
East Anglia Children's Hospice will be having a fund raising stall this month so come down and support this very valuable service.
Free Entry

Thursday 9 November
Suffolk Heraldry Society Meeting
2.00pm
Quaker Meeting House, St Johns Street, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 1SJ



Members presentations meeting.
Website: www.suffolkheraldry.org.uk

Saturday 18 November
Ghost Stories at Otley Hall
10.00am-4.00pm
Otley Hall, Hall Lane, Otley, IP6 9PA



Robert Lloyd Parry returns with 'A Pleasing Terror...Two Ghost Stories by M R James'. In another thrilling show by the hearthside of the Great Hall at Otley. One night only. Book your ticket if you dare!

See Otley Hall for contact and venue details.

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What's On Suffolk  December 2017
Saturday 2 December
Saxmundham Craft Fair
10.00am to 2.00pm
Saxmundham Market Hall, HIgh Street, Saxmundham, IP17 1AF



Looking for original Christmas presents, then look no further, come and pay us a visit. SCF is a local craft fair where local people sell their handmade items. A variety of beautiful goods are available with prices starting at £1.50. Handmade cards, cakes, quilts, fabric goods, wood ware, jewellery and many other items are on display and crafters like nothing more than to talk about their skills and how their goods are made.
You can even sit down and have a cup of tea or coffee with a slice of homemade cake or new for this year bacon sandwiches!!


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



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

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



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

See Otley Hall for all the details.

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