SUFFOLK TOURIST GUIDE

What's on in Suffolk

What's On Suffolk  May 2017
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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Wednesday 24 May
Perfect Pairings - Craft Beer & Indian Cuisine
From 7.30pm
Sea Spice, The White Lion Hotel , Market Cross Place, Aldeburgh, IP15 5BJ



Craft beer is a perfect accompaniment to Indian cuisine and you can find out just how well they go together by joining us for our Perfect Pairings Event. Indulge in a four course tasting menu, with each dish perfectly matched with a local craft beer, provided by Adnams. Bradley Adnams and Sea Spice Cicerone, Francois Belin, will talk you through what makes them such a perfect match.
£40 per person
Book your place on 01728 451800. Web: Seaspice.co.uk

See The White Lion, Aldeburgh for venue details.






Friday 26 May
Family Bingo Night
7pm Arrival. Prize bingo from 7:30pm to 8:30pm. Adult Cash Bingo from 9:00pm to 10:30pm
Bourne Vale Social Club, Halifax Road, Ipswich, IP2 8RE



Magpie Performers are hosting a family bingo night to raise funds for our first show in January. Bar open until 11pm. Notice of attendance is preferred but not mandatory - this is so we make sure we cater for everyone attending.
Email: info@magpieperformers.co.uk

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.

Friday 26 May
Islands in the Stream
7.30 pm
Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds, Westgate Street, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 1QR , Bury St Edmunds, IP33 1QR



Celebrating the Queen & King of country, Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers

Leave your 9 to 5 worries at the door and get ready for a night in the company of Country Music Royalty!

This thigh-slapping stage show brings together the beloved glamour and personality of Dolly, along with Kenny's charisma and energy with hit after hit including: Jolene, Ruby, 9 to 5, Lucille, Here You Come Again, The Gambler, I Will Always Love You, Coward of the Country, plus the smash hit Islands in the Stream.

Enjoy a superb score and supreme musicianship as we bring the house down with the ultimate tribute to two country music legends.

Tickets £21.50
See Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds for venue details.


Friday 26 May
Jazz at the Hunter Club - Latin Jazz Night
Doors 7pm Music 8pm
Hunter Club, 6 St Andrews St South, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 3PH



Jazz at the Hunter Club presents a Latin Jazz night with Picante led by DEREK NASH, the irrepressible star saxophonist of the Jools Holland Rhythm & Blues Orchestra.

See Music Concerts In Suffolk for full information.


Friday 26 May to Tuesday 30 May
Potters and Friends
10am - 5pm
Little Hall, Market Square, Lavenham, CO10 9QZ
A selection of quality items handcrafted by the stallholders, mostly pottery but including weaving, a blacksmith,textiles, and other traditional crafts.
Tel: 01284 827417





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!

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Saturday 27 May
SUMMER SERENADE
7.00PM
St Michael’s Church, Church Street, Framlingham, IP13 9BJ
As part of the St Michael's Festival of Flowers - Claire Weston, accompanied by John Hutchings, in concert with music by Britten, Quilter, Gershwin, Novello and others.
Tickets: £10.00 from Hall Farm Butchers or on the door
Tel: 01728 720125

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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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
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Saturday 27 May to Sunday 28 May
Lawshall Scarecrow Festival
10.00am - 4.00pm both days
Lawshall, IP29 4PB
A fantastic display of scarecrows, all shapes and sizes throughout the village. A great day out for all the family. Either walk the route around or drive. There will be over 30 scarecrows on display throughout the village. It is free to come and look, programmes with the map are available for £1 from All Saints Lawshall Church where there will also be cakes and refreshments for sale.
Free Event, programmes £1
Email: Emma Clements, Tel: 07967270262

Saturday 27 May to Monday 29 May
Wedding Festival and Fayre
10am - 4pm daily
St Mary’s Church, Stowmarket Road, Great Blakenham, Claydon, IP6 0LR



A unique wedding event with a beautiful church background. St Mary's will be filled with flowers and wedding dresses, wedding planners, local vicars, and loads of stalls and exhibitors.
See Wedding Fairs in Suffolk for full information.

Saturday 27 May
Postcard Fair
10am-4.30pm
County Upper School, Beetons Way, Bury St Edmunds, IP32 6RF
Postcard Fair including Ephemera, Autographs and Accessories. 35 local and national dealers.
£1
More details - 01787 370406

Saturday 27 May to Monday 29 May
Charity Abseil
Ipswich Hospital Maternity Block, Heath Road, Ipswich, IP4 5PD
Take on our Extreme Abseil and scale 120 feet down the Maternity Block at Ipswich Hospital, it will provide you with unbelievable views across the whole of Ipswich, all the way to the coastline of Felixstowe! For more information, see: What's on in Ipswich
Tickets: £35 registration fee, £150* minimum fundraising target
Email: charity@ipswichhospital.nhs.uk or telephone: 01473 702929





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
May Garden Party
12.30pm
The Orwell Hotel, Hamilton Road, Felixstowe, IP11 7DX



The first of four Garden Party's at The Orwell Hotel. Commencing at 12.30pm with drinks on the lawn followed by a delicious 3 course lunch starting at 1.00pm. Entertainment of light jazz is provided by the Kayona Duo.
See The Orwell Hotel, Felixstowe for more information.

Sunday 28 May
Stonham Truck Show
Gates open 10.00am-5.00pm
Stonham Barns Leisure & Retail Village, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, Stowmarket, IP14 6AT



If you love all things trucks then come along and see the different varieties that are on display. There will also be many trade stands, food & drinks stalls, entertainment, children’s playzone and all the other facilities and attractions on offer at Stonham Barns, including the Owl Sanctuary, Teapot Pottery, shopping village, golf and fishing.
We are supporting the East Anglian Air Ambulance so a well as being a great family day out, it is for a worthwhile cause too.
We look forward to seeing you at the Stonham Truck Show.

See Stonham Barns Leisure & Retail Village for more information.

Sunday 28 May
Charity Family Fun Day
9.45am
Skyliner Sports Centre, Rougham Tower Avenue, Bury St Edmunds, IP32 7QB



Coastline Graphics have organised the second Coastline football tournament and Charity fun day!
It will take place at the newly built Skyliner Sports Centre, on the all-weather pitches. Our aim is simply to have a good time, play a few games of football whilst raising money and awareness for The Stroke Association - ideally in the sunshine! Sound interesting?
We have organised a variety of activities for all ages to enjoy including a bouncy castle, raffle, penalty shoot out, shot speed test and much more. Refreshments being served by local catering.
Please visit our Facebook Event group for further information or visit http://football.coastlinegraphics.co.uk




Sunday 28 May
Ipswich 5K Colour Dash
12:00pm to 2:00pm
Christchurch Park, Ipswich, IP4 2BX
Come together to support East Anglia's Children's Hospice. We rely on support from community to help make home-from-home at our hospices. We care for children and their families with life-limiting conditions.

For more information, see What's on in Ipswich
Email: hannah.walker@each.org.uk, Tel: 01473 276196.

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.

Sunday 28 May
Bank Holiday - Live music in the Café Bar
From 9.00pm
The Alex, 123 Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, IP11 2AF



Loonnnggg established trio Highway Blues will be playing Chicago electric blues and modern classics.
Free entry
See The Alex, Felixstowe for more information.

Sunday 28 May
West Suffolk Youth Jazz
12.30pm
The Apex, Charter Square, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 3FD



Enjoy a variety of jazz music performed by the talented young musicians of ''West Suffolk Youth Jazz''. A free event as part of the Bury Festival.
See Festivals in Suffolk for more information about the Bury St Edmunds Festival.

Sunday 28 May
Kingfisher Sinfonietta Concert
6.30pm
The Cut Arts Centre, New Cut, Halesworth, IP19 8BY



The popular Kingfisher Orchestra returns to The Cut in Halesworth for an early evening Sunday concert of delightful music. Conducted by the renowned musician Elgar Howarth, first hear his own Five Jacobean Dances. Rob Rogers is soloist in CPE Bach's Oboe Concerto in E flat and with his wife Debbie Rogers in Concertante for Flute & Oboe by Moscheles. With a beautiful Sinfonietta by Roussel, the concert concludes with the hugely popular Serenade for Strings by Tchaikovsky.
Tickets: £12, £10 concessions & £2 f/t education
For all concert information email: kingfisherensemble@gmail.com

For tickets see The Cut, Halesworth






Monday 29 May to Friday 2 June
Young Music Makers
9:45am to 1.00pm
Pro Corda, Leiston Abbey, Leiston, IP16 4TD



Pro Corda's YOUNG MUSIC MAKERS (YMM) half term course offers 5 mornings of music ensemble training for young children between ages 5 and 10. Instrumentalists and non-instrumentalists welcome.
There will be a celebration of the week's achievements on Friday 2 June.
£135 for the whole week
Email: mail@procorda.com or 01728 831354

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.

Monday 29 May
Flux Freestyle Fun Days
10:00 - 20:00
Flux Freestyle Jumping, Cardinal Park, Grafton Way, Ipswich, IP1 1AX
The Flux team will be raring to go; letting you bounce off the walls and let the children let off some of that built up energy! And with ten freejump sessions throughout the day, you have plenty of time slots to choose. Booking is highly recommended.

£10 per person
Call 01473 231426 or email getintouch@fluxfreestyle.com

Tuesday 30 May
Lunchtime Recital: Deben Jazz
1:10pm
St Mary-le-Tower, St Mary-le-Tower Church, Tower Street, Ipswich, IP1 3BE
"All That Jazz", including The Girl From Ipanema by Antonio Carlos Jobin
Free Event

Wednesday 31 May
Ipswich at War Guided Walk
7.00pm
Ipswich Tourist Guides Association, St Stephens Church, St Stephens Lane, Ipswich, IP1 1DP



Ipswich Tourist Guides provide a fascinating range of guided walks for the public around the town. The theme of this particular walk being Ipswich at War.

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

Wednesday 31 May to Thursday 1 June
Suffolk Show
Gates open from 7am
Trinity Park, Ipswich, IP3 8UH



The Suffolk Show is a day out like no other – a traditional county show and a unique celebration of food, farming and the countryside, plus as much all round family entertainment as it’s possible to imagine. You’ll be amazed at how much there is to see and do!
Gate Prices: Adult £27, Young Person: £11, Senior Citizen: £24, Under 15's go free. Discounted tickets can be purchased in advance online.
For more information see - Suffolk Show

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What's On Suffolk  June 2017



Thursday 1 June to Saturday 10 June
Pulse Festival
The 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.

Thursday 1 June
Special Launch Evening
The Ship, Dunwich, IP17 3DT



We are delighted to introduce our New Head Chef, Liam Davison. Join us on Thursday 1st June for an indulgent evening, it will be a great chance to try our new Head Chef’s menu. We are planning a relaxed evening with a mouth-watering menu showcasing Liam’s talented cooking.

See The Ship at Dunwich for more information.

Thursday 1 June
The Bell Lunch Club
The Bell at Sax, 31 High Street, Saxmundham, IP17 1AF



First Thursday of the month.
Different theme each month.
Two course meal plus coffee.
Booking essential.

See The Bell at Sax for more information and price.

Thursday 1 June
The Red Hat Society - Chinese Meal & Ghost Tour, Ipswich
6.15pm
Giles Statue, Queens St & Princes St Junction



The Red Hat Society, Blooming Fuchsias of Woodbridge invite you to join them on Thursday 1st June for a Chinese meal in Ipswich, followed by the Ipswich Ghost Tour, tickets only £7. We will meet at the Giles Statue at the junction of Queens street and Princes street at 6.15pm. Please could ladies over 50 wear purple clothes with red hats, and ladies under 50 wear lilac clothes with pink hats.

Please note: we meet every 2nd Thursday of the month at Wyevales, Woodbridge.
For more information email Anne-Marie: thebloomimgfuchsias@hotmail.com

Friday 2 June
Jazz Fridays - Simply Sax by Mr Tim
From 7:30pm
Ufford Park Woodbridge Hotel, Golf & Spa, Melton, Woodbridge, IP12 1QW



Lose yourself to mellow sounds of jazz with friends and family.

See Ufford Park, Woodbridge for full information.

Friday 2 June
Family Bowling Tournament
19:00 arrival to 21:30
Tenpin, Gloster Road, Ipswich, IP5 3RJ



Magpie Performers are hosting a family bowling tournament to help raise funds for our first show in January. All ages and skill levels welcome. Prize for the highest scoring team of the evening
For more info or to book a lane please email us.
£10 per person for 2 games - Teams of 4
Email: info@magpieperformers.co.uk

Friday 2 June to Wednesday 7 June
Filling The Cracks With Gold
10:00-17:00
Pond Gallery, Snape Maltings, Snape, IP17 1SP
An exhibition of paintings and textiles by Liz Goulding & Liz Radford

Saturday 3 June
Charsfest 2017
2pm to 11pm
Charsfield Recreation Ground, Chapel Lane, Charsfield, Nr Woodbridge, IP13 7PX



A mixture of fete, stalls, fun races, Tug of War etc on Saturday 3rd June from 2pm until late. All day licensed bar and a variety of food. Entertainment will be provided by Farlingaye Big Band and Pete & Sharon singing a medley of 60s/70s, country and Elvis, plus an open mic slot so come and showcase your talents.

Free entry
Tel: 01473 737701

Saturday 3 June
Monks Eleigh Fete
1pm to 5pm
Monks Eleigh Recreation Field, Church Hill , Monks Eleigh, IP7 7JL



Traditional good fun and fantastic dog show in one of Suffolk’s prettiest villages. Family and dog friendly. Entertainment, stalls, teas, barbecue, beer …

Free Entry
https://www.facebook.com/events/1388446394510071/

Saturday 3 June
Brickmaking for Amateurs Course
Assington Mill, Assington, Sudbury, C010 5LZ



Special Bricklaying for Amateurs course. Mac will show you how to mix mortar, construct small walls and lay brick paving.
See Assington Mill to book now!

Saturday 3 June to Sunday 4 June
Bures Open Gardens
1pm -6pm
Bures gardens, Church Square, Bures, CO8
There will be art exhibitions and sale, cream teas and cake, book stall, refreshments and plant sales in various gardens.
Proceeds to St Mary's Church and Bures Common (Barn Restoration).
Buy tickets from the church or from the gardens.
Up to 20 gardens will be open.
Price: £5.00 which covers two days, accompanied under 16's free.
Contact: Ken Jackson: kenjackson.bures@btinternet.com

Saturday 3 June to Saturday 10 June
Springfield Follies Variety Show 2017 ''Celebration''
St Augustine’s Church Hall, Bucklesham Road, Ipswich, IP3 8TH
The Follies present a fun filled show of songs and sketches for all the family.

Tickets: £8 Adults £5 Children Family £24 (2A + 2C)
Tickets are available on 01473 719089

Sunday 4 June
Songs Airs & Dances from. Jane Austen's Notebooks
3.00pm
Walpole Old Chapel, Halesworth Rd, Walpole, IP19 9AZ
Songs Airs and Dances from Jane Austen's Notebooks
William Summers flute
Taro Takeuchi guitar & harp lute
Sophia Brumfitt mezzo-soprano
£12 online+booking fee. £14 on the door. £6 under 16 and carers
Contact: William Summers, Tel: 07949 652 315
Email: williamjsummers@icloud.com

Sunday 4 June
Archery - An Introduction
Assington Mill, Assington, Sudbury, C010 5LZ



Release your inner Robin Hood and come along and learn the basics of this ancient sport. Historically, archery has been used for hunting and combat. In modern times, it is mainly a competitive sport and recreational activity.
See Assington Mill to book now!

Sunday 4 June
Monthly Quiz & Curry Night
The Bell at Sax, 31 High Street, Saxmundham, IP17 1AF



Our Monthly Quiz and Curry Night is on the first Sunday of the month. Teams of 4. Booking essential!

See The Bell at Sax for more information.

Sunday 4 June
String Quartet Concert
3.00pm
All Saints’ Church, Off Snape Road (towards Ferry Road), Sudbourne, IP12 2BP
Sudbourne Ensemble offer this delightful programme of string quartets
HAYDN - Opus 76 No. 5 in D major
MOZART - K575 in D major
DVORAK - No. 12 in F major, Op. 96 American
Violin - Jim McLeod and Rebecca Scott
Viola -Wendy Poulston
Cello - Harriett Bennett

£12 (on the door)
Email: sudbourneensemble@btinternet.com

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

Sunday 4 June
Brandon Carnival
11.00am - 5.00pm
Brandon, Market Hill, Brandon, IP27 0AA
This year's Brandon Carnival will be taking place on Sunday 4th June 2017 on Market Hill in Brandon, Suffolk. The event kicks off at 11am with the carnival parade passing through the town at 1pm.

Food and refreshments will be available throughout the day and don't forget to check our website for a full list of confirmed events, stalls, attractions, food and more.

Come and join us for Brandon's biggest annual event.

Sunday 4 June
Elveden Classic Car Show
11am-4pm
Elveden Estate, Elveden Farms Ltd, London Road, Elveden, IP24 3TQ
Classic car show, family fun, all proceedings going to charity. Free entry for owners showcasing their classic cars. Held by Bury St Edmunds Abbey Rotary club and NSPCC.
Adults - £5.00. Children (5yrs - 15yrs) - £3.00. Children 4 and under - free. Family Tickets - £12.00. Classic/Vintage Car Entrants - free.
Email: richard.curtis@amas.co.com

Sunday 4 June
Felsham Family Funday
2-5pm
Felsham and Gedding Playing Field, Lower Green , Felsham Bury St Edmunds, IP30 0PP
An afternoon out for all the family. Come and pet the farm animals, have a go at a variety of rural crafts, show your dog in our fun dog show and marvel at the skills of the dog agility. For full details, see: Fetes, Fairs and Shows

FREE ENTRY, Activities cost, but all very reasonable prices to suit all pockets and families of any size. FREE PARKING ON SITE.





Tuesday 6 June
Lunchtime Recital
1:10pm
St Mary-le-Tower, St Mary-le-Tower Church, Tower Street, Ipswich, IP1 3BE
Kate Symonds Joy (mezzo-soprano) and Joseph Ramadan.
Cautionary Tales for the Nice and Naughty: Songs to celebrate all things childish, including works by Stravinsky, Britten and Schumann
Free Event

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 to Saturday 17 June
Woolpit Festival
Various times
St Marys Church, Village Hall & The Institute in Woolpit, Woolpit , IP30 9RQ



A 9 day festival of live music, theatre and dance performances comprising various genres from classical to swing, Jazz to Folk and much more.
See Suffolk Festivals for more information.
Contact the Box Office on: T 01359 240 866 or info@woolpit-festival.com





Thursday 8 June
Sea Spice Cooking Class
10am - 12pm
Sea Spice, The White Lion Hotel, Aldeburgh, IP15 5BJ



Chef Rawat makes the very best of Aldeburgh's fantastic positioning for daily caught fish and local organic produce. Learn how to combine the mouth-watering flavours of India with the local catch of the day.

Book your place on 01728 451800.
Web: Seaspice.co.uk

See The White Lion, Aldeburgh for venue details.

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

Thursday 8 June
Curries Of The World
Lavenham Greyhound, 97 High Street, Lavenham, C010 9PZ



Sample flavours from around the world as we present an evening of delicious curries.

See Lavenham Greyhound for details.

Thursday 8 June
IAA Lunchtime Concert - Two School Choirs
1-2pm
Museum Street Methodist Church, Black Horse Lane, Ipswich, IP1 2EF
St. Helen's School Choir was formed in 2013 to bring together 38 talented and enthusiastic boys and girls. They often sing without accompaniment and in unison, harmony and rounds. Today's choice of songs reflects the multicultural makeup of the school and promotes the cultural diversity of Ipswich. For full details see Music Concerts in Suffolk
Admission is free with a retiring collection to defray expenses. Donations of at least £2.00 per head are valued to maintain the series.

Friday 9 June to Sunday 25 June
Aldeburgh Festival
Various times
Snape Maltings, Snape, IP17 1SP



The prestigious Aldeburgh Festival celebrates the 50th anniversary of music at Snape Maltings this year. Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream will be performed as it was 50 years ago plus a second Britten opera and many more events. For more information, see: Aldeburgh Festival
Telephone the Box Office 01728 687110 for ticket information

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

Friday 9 June
1940's Disco
7.30pm
Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa, Keepers Lane, Stoke By Nayland, Colchester, CO6 4PZ



We're taking your back in time to the 1940s to dance the night away to the likes of Rosemary Clooney, Count Basie and Artie Shaw!
See Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa for more information/booking.

Saturday 10 June to Sunday 11 June
Eye Open Gardens 2017
12.30pm until 6pm both days
Eye Open Gardens, Eye Town, IP23 7HW
Eye residents open their gardens to visitors. 12.30 - 6.00pm on both days. Vintage Teas will be on sale in the Town Hall along with stalls offering garden paraphernalia, plants, crafts and bric-a-brac. The Scott Brothers Duo will be performing in Eye Church on Saturday evening. More details from Christine Bird 01379 871211.
£4.00 entry for programme covering both days.

Saturday 10 June
StowBlues Festival
2pm-8pm
Museum of East Anglian Life, Stowmarket, IP14 1DL
An afternoon of live Americana blues at the Museum of East Anglian Life in Stowmarket. Plus food stalls and a CAMRA bar.

Tickets: £8 in advance, £10 on the day. Under 16's free.
For venue information, see Museum of East Anglian Life

Saturday 10 June
The Miracle of the Voice
6.30pm
St Michael’s Church, Church of St Michael the Archangel, Framlingham, IP13 9BJ



Christina Johnston, originally from Framlingham, Suffolk, is said by many to be one of a kind in the vocal world. Despite her young age she is already making a name for herself in the classical world with her vocal range that most could only dream of. Come and hear the delights and miracle of the voice!

See Music Concerts In Suffolk for full information.

Saturday 10 June
Kingfisher Sinfonietta Concert
7.30pm
St Mary’s Church, Market Hill, Woodbridge, IP12 4LP



The Kingfisher Sinfonietta is well-known to Woodbridge audiences. There is a feast for Mozart lovers with his Overture Cosi fan tutte and his ever-delightful Eine kleine Nachtmusik. This is without doubt a concert not to be missed.

See Music Concerts In Suffolk for full information.

Saturday 10 June
Western Front 100 - First World War Seminar
09.30am - 5.30pm
University of Suffolk, Waterfront Building, 19 Neptune Quay, Ipswich, IP4 1QJ
The Suffolk Branch of the Western Front Association are proud to present a six-year-long centenary event comprising six inter-connected annual seminars with excellent guest speakers. These events are extremely popular - please book in advance to avoid disappointment!

See Whats On Ipswich for full information.

Sunday 11 June
Strutt Your Mutt Charity Dog Day
Gates open 9 am
Woodfarm Barn, Benacre, Beccles, NR34 7BL



Dog walks on the beautiful Benacre Estate 2 and 5 mile routes through areas of the estate usually closed to the public. Arena entertainment and dog themed activities throughout the day. Shopping, bar, food and live music.
See Doggy Days Out in Suffolk for full information.

Sunday 11 June
Nayland Open Gardens
2.00pm - 6.00pm
Nayland Open Gardens, Nayland Village Hall, Nayland, Suffolk, CO6 4JH
Nayland Open Gardens. Free parking at the Village Hall
Teas in the Village Hall.
£5.00, children free
Contact: Jill Slater, Email: jill.slater2@btinternet.com

Sunday 11 June
Sudbury Food & Drink Festival
10am-4pm
Market Hill, Sudbury
Promoting Local Produce & Local Restaurants with over 70 food stalls and cooking demonstrations throughout the day on stage.
Free admission
Email: enquiries@tasteofsudbury.co.uk or tell: 01787 468634


Friday 16 June to Monday 19 June
Aldeburgh Academy
The Aldeburgh Beach Lookout, The Art House and Aldeburgh Beach Lookout, 31 Crag Path, Aldeburgh, IP15 5BS



Four 3 day courses throughout summer 2017. Courses include photography, painting and drawing. Students learn new skills and approaches to making art, while being encouraged to experiment and test their abilities in the inspirational setting of the Aldeburgh Beach Lookout.
Book in advance - £270 for a 3 day course
Tel: 07815043164, Email: caroline@carolinewiseman.com
Website www.aldeburghbeachlookout.com/academy

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.

Saturday 17 June
We are Handmade Summer Craft Fair
10am - 4pm
The Old School, Hall Road, Long Melford, Long Melford, CO10 9AA
With 40 stalls, this event will offer shoppers a wonderful choice of beautifully designed and handcrafted items. Visitors can also sit down and enjoy some delicious homemade cakes with a cup of tea, all served in lovely vintage style crockery, courtesy of Plum Fairy who will be running the tearoom.

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


Saturday 17 June
Midsummer Medley
2.00pm
St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, Angel Hill, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 1LS



An afternoon of choral favourites given by the KING'S LYNN FESTIVAL CHORUS in aid of St. Nicholas Hospice, Bury St. Edmund's. The Chorus is directed by Tom Appleton, a resident of Bury.
FREE. But a retiring collection for St Nicholas Hospice.

Saturday 17 June
Brandeston Fete, Farmers Market and Beer Festival
1.00pm til late
The Queen, Brandeston, The Street, Brandeston, Woodbridge, IP13 7AD



This big event will reach its peak on Saturday, 17 June 2017 from 1pm in the grounds of The Queen, Brandeston. The Beer Festival will start at 6pm on Friday, 16 June and continue until Sunday while the Farmers Market will run on Saturday and Sunday.

There will be a Grand Draw, cocktails, BBQ, ladies accessories, games and lots more.

Email fete@brandeston.net for more information or go to the village web site www.brandeston.net.

Saturday 17 June to Sunday 18 June
Cavendish Open Gardens
11.00am to 5.00pm
Cavendish, Suffolk, CO10 8BB
A range of gardens will be open in Cavendish, a quintessential English village with a much admired green, pink cottages and historic church. Teas and refreshments will be available, also stalls selling cakes, plants and other items. Light lunches and teas with homemade cakes available. Proceeds to St Nicholas Hospice and Cavendish Community Council for local good causes. Approximately 20 gardens will be open.
£5 (covers both days, accompanied children free). The event programmes/tickets are avialable in advance at the village shop, or on the day from any open garden and on the Green.
Contact: Val Ward, Tel: 01787 281903

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
Hidden Gardens of Bury
11.00am - 5.00pm
Bury St Edmunds, IP33 1LU



Around 30 gardens in the historic core of Bury St Edmunds are open for one day only, giving visitors the opportunity to explore behind the garden walls. All situated within walking distance in the medieval core of this lovely market town.

See Whats On Bury St Edmunds for full 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
Topcroft Country Day
11.00am - 5.00pm
Topcroft Recreation Ground, Topcroft Street, Topcroft, Bungay, NR35 2BJ



Something for all the family (not just dads!)
Classic and Vintage Cars, Vintage Tractors and Motorcycles, Mini steam engine rides, Dog Show and agility, Morris Dancers, Brass Band, Live Music, Circus, Formula 1 3D car simulator, Bouncy Castle, Face Painting, Jive Bunnies Dancing, Art Exhibition, Cake competition, Barbeque, Bar, Ice Cream, Crepes and more TBC
See Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk for full 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 18 June
Father's Day Lunch
Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa, Keepers Lane, Stoke By Nayland, Colchester, CO6 4PZ



Treat your Dad this Father's Day to a delicious three-course carvery lunch with all the trimmings in the 2 AA Rosette Lakes Restaurant.
See Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa for more information/booking.

Sunday 18 June
Bardwell Open Gardens
1.30pm - 6.30pm
Bardwell Village, Bardwell, IP31 1AW
Bardwell invites you to enjoy a relaxing Sunday afternoon meandering, exploring and enjoying 14 wonderful gardens in this pretty Suffolk Village. Gardens feature from 15th centuries properties to the present day.
Free parking available on the Village Green IP31 1AW.
Admission price includes descriptive map - Available from the Tithe Barn, just a few minutes walk the Green.
Refreshments: Tea and cake available; Plant sales at various locations.
A Friends of Bardwell Church, Fundraising Event.
£4.00 per person
Email: pauline@lavenderbarn.co.uk

Sunday 18 June
Strawberries and Song
Strawberries from 3pm, Concert starts at 5pm
The Royal Hospital School, Holbrook, Ipswich, IP9 2RX
Ipswich Choral Society finishes the current season with a relaxed Sunday afternoon concert. 'Strawberries and Song' will be held on 18 June at The Royal Hospital School in Holbook.

See Music Concerts in Suffolk for more information.
Ticket price (includes strawberries): £12
Available from Ipswich Choral Society members, ICS Ticket Line: 01473 625208 or from Music World, Queen Street, Ipswich IP1 1SS

Monday 19 June
Heart of Ipswich Guided Walk
10.30am
Ipswich Tourist Guides Association, St Stephens Church, St Stephens Lane, Ipswich, IP1 1DP



Ipswich Tourist Guides provide a fascinating range of guided walks for the public around the town. The theme of this particular walk being Heart of Ipswich.

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

Thursday 22 June
Wine and Food Pairing Evening
Tuddenham Mill, Tuddenham Mill, IP28 6SQ



We are hosting a very special evening with Valley Farm Vineyards and our Head Chef, Lee Bye’s, three course menu.
All the wines you will be tasting on the evening were made from grapes grown in the Valley Farm Vineyards in Halesworth, only a short drive away from Tuddenham Mill.

See Tuddenham Mill for more details.

Friday 23 June to Sunday 25 June
Ipswich Jazz Festival
Various Venues in Ipswich



The Ipswich Jazz Festival takes place over 3 days and 3 venues.

See Festivals in Suffolk for all the groovy details!

Saturday 24 June to Sunday 25 June
DragonFest 2017
10am -5pm (last admission 4pm)
West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village, Icklingham Road, West Stow, IP28 6HG



Dragon Festival returns to West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village in 2017, celebrating all things dragon from folklore to dinosaurs across a weekend of fun activities for all the family.

See Festivals in Suffolk for full information.

Saturday 24 June
Ipswich Symphony Orchestra
7.30pm
Ipswich Corn Exchange, King Street, Ipswich, Ipswich, IP1 1DH



Music for a Summer Evening. One of the best-loved violin concertos and music from the iconic ballet Petrushka, the story of the puppet who is unlucky in love. Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto,
Soloist - Savitri Grier
Stravinsky: Petrushka
Dvorkak: The Water Sprite

£12 - £15.50 (inc. booking fee) Free to u-18s and FT students under 25
Tickets: www.ipswichcornexchange.com

See Ipswich Regent Theatre & Corn Exchange for venue details.

Saturday 24 June to Sunday 25 June
Suffolk Armed Forces Weekend
Saturday 10.00am - 10.30pm, Sunday 10.00am - 5.00pm
Felixstowe Beachside Events Area and Landguard Fort, Felixstowe, Felixstowe, IP11 2AE



A spectacular weekend marking both the 350th anniversary of the Dutch attack (1667) on Landguard Fort and also celebrating the huge contribution made by our servicemen and women from the past until the present day.
Includes live music and family entertainment, Stalls, spectacular re-enactment of 1667 battle etc.
Free Event
See Landguard Fort for full line up of events.

Saturday 24 June
CHEDBURGH SUMMER FETE 2017
12.00pm to 4.00pm
Erskine Centre, Chevingtonton Road, Chedburgh, IP29 4UL
Traditional village fete with all the usual stalls.
Themed for 1942 to celebrate the 75th anniversary of RAF Chedburgh. Memorabilia exihibition.
Free
Email: olddb@btinternet.com

Saturday 24 June to Saturday 1 July
Southwold Arts Festival
Various times
Venues throughout Southwold, Southwold
The Southwold Arts Festival is an eight-day celebration of the arts – music, drama, poetry, visual art, photography, dance, talks and literature in venues across Southwold.
For more information, see: Suffolk Festivals

Sunday 25 June
A Tale of Two Musicals
4.00pm
St. Peter’s by the Waterfront , College Street, Ipswich, IP1 1XF



Rasputin meets Dickens 'A Tale of Two Cities'. A concert of original music by 2 Suffolk songwriters. Raising funds for EACH
£12.00
Tickets online at https://www.stpetersbythewaterfront.com

See St Peter's by the Waterfront for venue details.

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.


Sunday 25 June
Family Concert: Wild Men of the Baroque
3.00pm finishes approximately 4.30pm Tea at end of concert
St Michael’s Church, Church Road, Framlingham, IP13 9BH
Piers Adams Recorders
David Wright Harpsichord
Will take you on a wild ride through the baroque period and beyond, putting their instruments through their paces in a whirlwind of music by Vivaldi, Handel and Bach.

£5, school-age students free
Email: mdblakeney@waitrose.com

Sunday 25 June
P&R Garden Supplies 15th Year Trading Celebration
10am - 4pm
P&R Garden Supplies, Fengate Drove, Brandon, IP27 0PW
P&R Garden Supplies 15th year trading celebrations in conjunction with Brandon In Bloom "Desert Island Discs" planted wheelbarrow competition. Food & Drink Stalls, face-painting & childrens games. Live Music from Breckland Brass Band.

Plus lots of special offers in store.




Monday 26 June
Trad Jazz Picnic
12.30 pm to 4.00pm
Shrubbery Farm, Shrubbery Lane, Hasketon, IP13 6HR
In the beautiful garden at Shrubbery Farm, with Mike Berry and the Uptown Gang. Bring your own picnic. Licensed Bar. Hot Drinks.
See Music Concerts In Suffolk for ticket info.

Tuesday 27 June to Saturday 1 July
Quadrophenia - A Stage Musical
7.30pm - 9.45pm
Public Hall, Smallgate, Beccles, NR34 9AD



Beccles based Spotlight Musical Theatre Group are staging a musical adaptation of The Who's classic rock opera Quadrophenia.

Five shows The Who fans should not miss see Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk for full information.


Thursday 29 June
Horrible History of Ipswich
7.00pm
Ipswich Tourist Guides Association, St Stephens Church, St Stephens Lane, Ipswich, IP1 1DP



Ipswich Tourist Guides provide a fascinating range of guided walks for the public around the town. The theme of this particular walk being Horrible History of Ipswich.

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

Friday 30 June to Sunday 2 July
Maverick Festival
Easton Farm Park, Easton, IP13 0EQ



The Maverick Festival is a celebration of Americana and roots music from both sides of the Atlantic, presenting music, film & workshops and featuring over forty different artists, across five stages indoors and out.

Tickets: From £20 (Day Ticket) to £95 (Weekend Camping) Under 10's are FREE
See Suffolk Festivals for more information and how to book tickets.

Friday 30 June
West Suffolk Youth Music Summer Concert
7.30pm
All Saints Church, Park Road, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 3QW



West Suffolk Youth Orchestra and West Suffolk Youth Wind Band to perform a variety of music in Bury St Edmunds for their final concert of the season.
See Music Concerts In Suffolk for full information.

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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
Bury Folk Festival
9.00am to 9.30pm
Nowton Park Walled Garden, Bury Road, Nowton, Bury St Edmunds, IP29 5BD



Music-lovers can look forward to a great day out this summer, as the 3rd Bury St Edmunds Folk Festival once again brings its own brand of magic to the town. The one-day event will be on Saturday 1st July in the walled garden at Nowton Park, a delightful place to relax and enjoy high-quality live music. With craft stalls, children's activities, food, bar etc this promises to be a wonderful day for the whole family.

See Festivals in Suffolk for full information.

Saturday 1 July
Party in the Park
12 noon - 6pm
Clare Castle Country Park, Station Road, Clare, CO10 8NW



The Clare event of the year will soon be upon us and this time it will be even bigger and better!

A variety of stalls and fun for all the family.

See Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk for the extensive line up!

Saturday 1 July
Local Craft and Produce Summer Fair
9.00 am till 1.00 pm
Claydon and Barham community Cafe, Claydon and Barham Community Centre, Church Lane, Claydon, Ipswich, IP6 0EG



Local craft and produce summer fair
Email: cjbullard17@gmail.com

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!!

Free Entry

Saturday 1 July
Summer Serenade
7.30PM
Holy Trinity Church, Church Lane, Blythburgh, IP19 9LL
Join the Suffolk Singers and their Music Director Claire Weston for a summer's evening of music in one of the UK's most outstanding churches.

See Music Concerts In Suffolk for full information.

Sunday 2 July
July Quiz & Dinner
The Hadleigh Ram, 5 Market Place, Hadleigh, IP7 5DL



Mark Mason returns for another evening of fabulous food and fantastic trivia.
Team sizes 2-6 people.
Booking is essential.

See The Hadleigh Ram for more info and contact details.

Sunday 2 July
Monthly Quiz & Curry Night
The Bell at Sax, 31 High Street, Saxmundham, IP17 1AF



Our Monthly Quiz and Curry Night is on the first Sunday of the month. Teams of 4. Booking essential!

See The Bell at Sax for more information.

Sunday 2 July
Great Finborough Open Gardens
12.30pm to 5.30pm
Great Finborough, The Village green, Great Finborough, IP14 3AB
At least 17 gardens open throughout the village as well as a small classic car display. There will be teas in two of the gardens as well as a plant stall and tombola. We are raising funds for EACH and our village hall.Entry programmes will be available at the marquee on the village green on the day.
£4.00 per adult, children free.

Tuesday 4 July
Independance Day Quiz
7.00pm arrival 7.30pm start
The Courtyard Restaurant, Ipswich Hospital, Heath Road, Ipswich, IP4 5PD
Join us for our Independence Day themed quiz night. Team of up to 6 people with a meal included
£8 per person
Tel: 01473 702929
Email: charity@ipswichhospital.nhs.uk

Wednesday 5 July to Sunday 9 July
Bures Music Festival
Various times
Recreation Ground, Bures



The festival sees acts from all genres, from rock to blues, pop to choral, and jazz to ska, with all proceeds going to local charities and has awarded over £200,000 since 1997. For more information, see Suffolk Festivals
Tickets: £45 in advance adult 5 day pass, £20 for teens (aged 12-17 years), and children aged 11 years and under £5. Family ticket £110. Tickets also available for individual events. Camping £15
www.buresmusicfestival.com

Wednesday 5 July
Ipswich's Brewing Heritage
7.00pm
Ipswich Tourist Guides Association, St Stephens Church, St Stephens Lane, Ipswich, IP1 1DP



Ipswich Tourist Guides provide a fascinating range of guided walks for the public around the town. The theme of this particular walk being Ipswich's Brewing Heritage.

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





Thursday 6 July
The Bell Lunch Club
The Bell at Sax, 31 High Street, Saxmundham, IP17 1AF



First Thursday of the month.
Different theme each month.
Two course meal plus coffee.
Booking essential.

See The Bell at Sax for more information and price.

Friday 7 July to Saturday 8 July
Stradisphere Music Festival
Stradisphere Arena, Stradbroke Community Sports Field, Wilby Road, Stradbroke, IP21 5JN
Community Music Festival
Tickets: From £15
Contact teamstradisphere@gmail.com for more information

Friday 7 July
Jazz Fridays - Simply Sax by Mr Tim
From 7:30pm
Ufford Park Woodbridge Hotel, Golf & Spa, Melton, Woodbridge, IP12 1QW



Lose yourself to mellow sounds of jazz with friends and family.

See Ufford Park, Woodbridge for full information.

Saturday 8 July to Sunday 9 July
The Elveden Country Show
10.00am – 5.00pm
Summerpit Farm, Elveden Estate, Bury Road, Elveden, 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. For more information, see Fetes, Fairs and Shows
Website: www.elvedencountryshow.co.uk

Saturday 8 July
ABBA Revival & The British Symphony Orchestra
The arena gates open at 5.45pm for picnics - concert follows
Haughley Park, Stowmarket, IP14 3JY
This musical spectacular salutes Sweden's greatest export (not Ikea) ABBA! Adored for their sing-along anthems, nothing beats an evening of good old-fashioned nostalgia and a full symphony orchestra belting out the Scandinavian fab fours biggest hits!

See Music Concerts In Suffolk for full information.

Saturday 8 July
Thorpefest
Thorpeness Country Club, The Benthills, Thorpeness, IP16 4NU
Live music from local and national acts, children's entertainment, food market and bars - there's something for everyone.
Under 5's are free, 5-12 £6 per child, 12+ £12 per ticket.
Email: events@thorpeness.co.uk for tickets.

Find all about Dog Friendly Suffolk here
Saturday 8 July
Comedy & Curry
Doors open 7.00pm
AFC Sudbury Football Club, Brundon Lane, Sudbury, CO10 7HN
Comedy & curry in association with House of Stand Up - choice of 3 curries - 5 comedians - great combination!
Tickets: £17
Buy tickets & full details at www.livekicking.co.uk

Saturday 8 July
Autsim & ADHD Summer Fete
10am - 3pm
Great Blakenham Village Hall, Mill Lane, Great Blakenham, Ipswich, IP2 8SJ
Free Summer Fete for all the family.
There will be a craft fair in the village Hall with a wide variety of stalls selling lots of family friendly products and there will be stalls, games, music and food on the recreation ground. We are really excited to be hosting a dog show on the recreation ground too.

See Doggy Days Out in Suffolk for full information.

Sunday 9 July
Elvis & The British Symphony Orchestra
The arena gates open at 16.45
Haughley Park Concerts, Haughley Park, Stowmarket, IP14 3JY
Bring your picnic & wine and relax in our stunning parkland. Hear all the King's classics in full symphonic glory with the voice of the truly remarkable, Gordon Hendricks.

See Music Concerts In Suffolk for full information.

Sunday 9 July
Kingfisher Sinfonietta Concert
6.30pm
Jubilee Hall, Crabbe Street, Aldeburgh, IP15 5BN



The Kingfisher Sinfonietta comes to Aldeburgh before the summer break. Led by its founder Beth Spendlove, she is soloist in Mozart's Violin Concerto No.4 in D, often said to be his most popular. Conducted by the world-renowned musician Elgar Howarth, the concert begins with the music of a local lad, Benjamin Britten with his joyful Simple Symphony. It concludes with the mighty and very beautiful Symphony No.6 the ''Pastoral'' by Beethoven.
Popular music with a popular orchestra - a great way to spend an early Sunday evening in Aldeburgh.
See Music Concerts In Suffolk for ticket information.

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.

Latitude Festival 13th-16th July 2017
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Lake swimming, art, poetry, literature, comedy, dance, food & drink, pink sheep and music, music, music! It can only be Latitude, Suffolk's biggest Music Festival! Returning for its 12th year at Henham Park, near Southwold, this years headliners include: MUMFORD & SONS, FLEET FOXES & THE 1975. To find out more, click the link above.
Thursday 13 July to Saturday 15 July
Moet & Chandon July Festival
Adnams July Course, Newmarket Racecourses, Newmarket, CB8 0TF
Newmarket Racecourses celebrates summer at its best with the Moet & Chandon July Festival. Racegoers are not only treated to world class racing but also the fabulous atmosphere and feel of a ultra-cool English garden party and an array of rich colour and style, with all the racegoers donning their finest attire. For more information, see Suffolk Festivals
From £15.00
Email: newmarket.boxoffice@thejockeyclub.co.uk or telephone: 01638 675 500 (option 4)

Friday 14 July to Sunday 16 July
Cherry Tree Inn Beer festival
10:30-23:00
The Cherry Tree Inn , 73 Cumberland Street, Woodbridge, IP12 4AG
At least 20 real ales from all across Great Britain, including Hafod of Flintshire, Wibblers of Essex, Tryst of Fife, Mannings of Cheshire, Wishbone of Yorkshire and of course, our local Adnams from Southwold. Hot and cold food will be available 12:00-21:00 Friday and Saturday and 12:00-20:00 on Sunday.
Tel: 01394 384627 Email: info@thecherrytreepub.co.uk

Friday 14 July
Ipswich - You'll be Surprised
2.15pm
Ipswich Tourist Guides Association, St Stephens Church, St Stephens Lane, Ipswich, IP1 1DP



Ipswich Tourist Guides provide a fascinating range of guided walks for the public around the town. The theme of this particular walk being Ipswich at War.

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

Saturday 15 July
Mozart Orchestra Summer Concert
7.30pm
St Mary’s Church, St Mary’s Street, Bungay, NR35 1AX



A feast of largely British music, featuring local soprano Rebecca Hunt and the glorious sounds of the solo harp (Alexander Rider), should tempt listeners to spend a summer evening enjoying the gorgeously luminous scoring of some of our British composers at the Mozart Orchestra's Bungay Festival concert.

See Music Concerts In Suffolk for full information.

Saturday 15 July
MBS & Holistic Fair
10am to 4pm
Needham Market Community Centre, School Street, Needham Market, IP6 8BB
A Mind, body and spirit fair with taster therapies, tarot, palmistry, healing and a beautiful selection of gifts to browse
Free Entry

Saturday 15 July
Ilketshall St Margaret Flower & Produce Show (70th Year)
1.00pm - 5.00pm
Ilketshall St Margaret Village Hall, Low Street, Ilketshall St Margaret, Bungay, NR35 1QZ



Flower & Produce Show and fete. Beer tent and tea tent (serving delicious cakes too!), BBQ, side stalls and bouncy castle. Raffle with quality prizes. The Rumburgh Morris Dancers will also entertain you!
Free admission
For a copy of the Show Schedule, please contact the Show Secretary, Roger Webb villagevoice7@yahoo.co.uk

Sunday 16 July
Woodbridge Book Fair
10am to 4pm
Community Hall, Station Road, Woodbridge, IP12 4AU
Sale of secondhand, out of print and antiquarian books. Also prints, postcards and other paper ephemera. Wide selection of subjects including natural history, art, illustrated books, local history, collectable childrens books, fiction and much more.Home made refreshments available.
Adults £1.00, children under 15 free
Tel: 01245 361609, email: missingbooks@madasafish.com

Sunday 16 July
Old Newton Country Fayre and Dog Show
10.30am - 4.30pm
Old Newton Village Hall & Recreation Ground, Church Road, , Old Newton, Stowmarket, IP14 4ED
The Old Newton Country Fayre and Dog Show boasts a fun-filled day that celebrates the very best of our rural countryside community.

See Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk for full details of this great family day out.


Sunday 16 July
Walk for Wards
10.00am
Felixstowe Sea Front
Bring the whole family to the seaside for our 2017 Walk for Wards. The walk will take you on along the length of Felixstowe seafront. You can chose to take on the full 10K walk or our shorter family friendly 3K option. This walk is all about supporting the wards of the hospital, so you can direct your fundraising to the ward or department which means most to you.
Entry fee: £5pp or £15 per family of 4, Sponsorship: £25pp or £50 per family
Email: charity@ipswichhospital.nhs.uk
Telephone: 01473 702227





Sunday 23 July
East Anglian Air Ambulance Suffolk Coast Bike Ride
Start time 8.00am -10.00am
Glemham Hall, Little Glemham, Woodbridge, IP13 0BT
A beautiful Summer day's cycling around the heathland, fields and coast of the Suffolk countryside.

Starting and finishing at the elegant Elizabethan mansion of Glemham Hall next to A12, there's a choice of two scenic routes of 35 & 65 miles. If you're looking for a challenge, you can also sign up for the 100 mile challenge route. All routes head north through pretty countryside and villages before dividing - the short route then swings east towards Dunwich on the coast, while the longer one continues north to reach Covehithe with its curious Russian Doll churches. Following the coast south, the long route rejoins the short route near Dunwich, crossing open heathland back to finish back at Glemham Hall where you will find massage, refreshments, live music and a bar.
Entry Pack (£19.50) Team Entry (Enter total no. required. Price per person) (£19.00) Children's Entry (12-14 years) (£8.50)
Email: events@eaaa.org.uk
Contact telephone number: 01603 567422

See Glemham Hall for venue details.

Friday 28 July to Sunday 30 July
Mekonville
Laffitts Hall, Framsden Road, Pettaugh, Stowmarket, IP14 6DT



A unique weekend festival in rural Suffolk featuring The Mekons - current and original line-ups will play together for the first time this summer to celebrate the band's 40th anniversary. There are also lots of other things happening during the weekend, for more information see: Suffolk Festivals

See www.mekonville.co.uk for ticket information

Friday 28 July to Monday 31 July
Westleton Wildflower and Village Exibition
10am - 6pm (5pm Monday)
Westleton Village Hall, High Street, Westleton, IP17 3AD
Westleton Wild Flower and Village Exhibition. Displays, artisans demontrating their skill,stalls. excellant home-made refreshments. Raffle £100 prize draw. Visit both events that run at same dates and times.




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
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.

Thursday 3 August
The Bell Lunch Club
The Bell at Sax, 31 High Street, Saxmundham, IP17 1AF



First Thursday of the month.
Different theme each month.
Two course meal plus coffee.
Booking essential.

See The Bell at Sax for more information and price.

Friday 4 August
Jazz Fridays - Simply Sax by Mr Tim
From 7:30pm
Ufford Park Woodbridge Hotel, Golf & Spa, Melton, Woodbridge, IP12 1QW



Lose yourself to mellow sounds of jazz with friends and family.

See Ufford Park, Woodbridge for full information.

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

Saturday 5 August to Sunday 6 August
Real Ale & Oyster Festival
noon to 11pm
The Anchor, Main Street, Walberswick, IP18 6UA



Live music, oysters, ale and food what's not to like?
See Festivals in Suffolk for full details.

Saturday 5 August
Bacton Fayre and Flower Show
12.00pm until 5.30 pm
Meadow opposite Bacton Manor House, Church Rd, Bacton, Stowmarket, IP14 4LJ



Bacton Fayre and Flower Show is a traditional event which has been held in the village of Bacton for well over one hundred years and makes a great day out for all the family.

See Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk for details of the many things that are scheduled to take place at this fantastic show.


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 6 August
Monthly Quiz & Curry Night
The Bell at Sax, 31 High Street, Saxmundham, IP17 1AF



Our Monthly Quiz and Curry Night is on the first Sunday of the month. Teams of 4. Booking essential!

See The Bell at Sax for more information.

Monday 7 August to Friday 11 August
House of Fun
Ipswich School , Henley Road, Ipswich, IP1 3SG

Non Residential summer holiday activities, multi activity camp.

See Summer Holiday Activities in Suffolk for the massive range of activites on offer and booking details.

Friday 11 August to Sunday 13 August
Anchor Inn Nayland - Annual Beer Festival
Anchor Inn Naylnd, Court Street Nayland, Nayland, CO6 4JL
This family friendly festival is the perfect summer chill out, accompanied by live music, alfresco dining, BBQ and much more, bringing something for all to enjoy, along with free entry. With 2017 set to be the largest accomplished by the Anchor's team in terms of local craft producer's attending, there is sure to be a cask ale and cider to tickle and tantalise any connoisseur's taste buds. For more information, see Suffolk Festivals
FREE
Tel 01206 262313 or email info@anchornayland.co.uk

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.

Friday 25 August to Monday 28 August
Eddy Fest 2017
The Edwardstone White Horse Inn, Mill Green, Edwardstone, CO10 5PX



Live Music, Beer & Cider Festival. Live bands from 17:00 - 00:00 Friday, 12:00 - 00:00 Saturday, 12:00 - 00:00 Sunday & 12:00 - 17:00 Monday. Festival food available all day. Camping available, over 80 Ales 30 ciders and fun for everyone.
All entry is FREE
Tel 01787 211211

Saturday 26 August
Live Music at The King's Head Inn
The King’s Head Inn, Front Street, Orford, IP12 2LW



Come along and enjoy a great atmosphere with live music from Paul Pryce.

See The King's Head Inn for more information.

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
Bury Colour Dash
12.00pm to 2.00pm
Nowton Park, Nowton Road, Bury St Edmunds, IP29 5LU
Come together to support East Anglia's Children's Hospice and join in the most messy fun run you'll ever be part of. Walk, jog or run a short distance as our colour pirates shower you in colourful powdered paint!

See Whats On Bury St Edmunds for full details.


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.

Sunday 3 September
Elmsfest - Family fun day
1200 - 1800
The Blackbourne, Blackbourne Rd, Elmswell, IP30 9UH



A fun family day with a huge amount of attractions, Kangaroo Kid, Music, Pony rides, food and so much more
Tickets: Adults £2
Tel: 01359 241699 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.

Saturday 9 September to Sunday 10 September
Heritage Open Days
10.30am
Ipswich Tourist Guides Association, St Stephens Church, St Stephens Lane, Ipswich, IP1 1DP



Join our free guided walks as part of the country's largest festival of history and culture.
Free Event.

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

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.

Sunday 10 September
THE Wedding Fayre...! Trinity Park
11am - 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.
There will be live music performances, bridal tours throughout the day and a marvellous range of up to 70 wedding suppliers to make your dreams come true. With a reputation as one of the very best established and quality fayres in the region. Set in 300 acres there is ample free parking at this great contemporary venue.
Come along with friends & family for Inspiration for YOUR Special Day!

See Wedding Fairs in Suffolk for full information.



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.





Friday 22 September to Sunday 24 September
RNLI fundraising Beer Festival
Starting 6pm Friday, Midday Saturday and Sunday
Felixstowe Ferry Sailing Club, The Ferry. , Felixstowe, IP11 9RZ
In addition to interesting beer, activities including live music, sailing, trawler race, duck race, Craft Stalls on Sunday, BBQ, Tombola. Starts with Fish and Chips from 6pm on Friday to raise funds for our local RNLI.
Free Entry

Friday 22 September
Food Theme Night
The King’s Head Inn, Front Street, Orford, IP12 2LW



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

Sunday 24 September
Companion Dog Show with Flyball and Agility
10am entries, start 11am
Jimmy’s Farm, Wherstead, Ipswich, IP9 2AR
Companion show. Crossbreed. Fun classes. Agility by paws of parham. Plus fly ball. Side stalls. Bar b q. Camping overnight.
Proceeds to Age Uk Suffolk and beardies in need.
Email: Shirleyhinchliffe01@gmail.com

See Jimmy's Farm for venue details.

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What's On Suffolk  October 2017
Sunday 1 October
THE Wedding Fayre...! Copdock Hall
11am - 3.30pm
Copdock Hall, Church Lane, Copdock, Ipswich, IP8 3JZ



This stunning Grade 2 listed Tudor Barn sits alongside their own Copdock Vineyard and the 15th Century parish church. This historical building with it's impressive open hall and timber framed roof has been finished with all mod cons and plays host to an array of superb wedding suppliers. Easy access from the A12 & A14 plenty of free parking.
Bridal tours throughout the day. Come and plan YOUR Perfect Day!

See Wedding Fairs in Suffolk for full information.


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.

Sunday 1 October
The Athenaeum Wedding Fair
10.00am-3.00pm
The Athenaeum, Angel Hill, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 1LU
MJR Events are proud to announce The Athenaeum Wedding Fair on Sunday 1st October 2017, which will be our 3rd Bury St Edmunds Wedding Fair this year moving to the beautiful Athenaeum.

See Wedding Fairs in Suffolk for full details.

Saturday 7 October
Bury St Edmunds Book Fair
10am to 4pm
The Athenaeum, Angel Hill, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 1LU
Experienced, professional booksellers from around the UK will be offering for sale a wide range of collectable, rare and secondhand books. Including, but not limited to, natural history, collectable childrens books, gardening, local history, art books, illustrated books, travel books and much more. Also often maps, prints and ephemera. Exhibitors are all members of the P.B.F.A. and must abide by a code of conduct - so you can buy with confidence.
Adults £1.00, children under 15 free
Tel: 01245 361609

See The Athenaeum, Bury St Edmunds for venue details.

Saturday 7 October
The Big 80's Night featuring Doctor & The Medics Live!
7.30pm - 12.30am
Trinity Park, Felixstowe Road , Ipswich, IP38UH
Get ready as we bring The Big 80's Night to Trinity Park, Ipswich, For a evening of pure 80's music and dancing for the over 21's.

Why not dress up in your favourite 80's outfit & get in the party mood right away?

When you arrive at our fantastic venue it's time to get your groove on and hit the dancefloor to our resident DJ's as they bring you the very best music from the 80's - Requests and Dedications welcomed!

Once our DJ's have got you warmed up it's time to go Live as The Big 80's Night brings you the fantasic 80's original recording stars Dr & The Medics who were No1 in 1986 with Spirit in the sky!

So what are you waiting for? Book your tickets now and enjoy The Big 80's Night Live!
Tickets: £15.00
Tel: 07507 647 352, 07836 759 242

See Trinity Park Events for venue 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 8 October
THE Wedding Fayre...! Glemham Hall
11.00am - 3.30pm
Glemham Hall, Little Glemham, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP13 OBT, Woodbridge, IP13 0BT



This redbrick Elizabethan house is set in undulating parkland with ancient oaks. Surrounded by the most beautiful picturesque gardens, it is a truly unique and unforgettable wedding venue.
The lovely permanent marquee will house a great range of wedding suppliers, couples can then wander across the lawns to sample the wares of even more exhibitors in the main house's Great Hall and Blue Drawing Room. Bridal tours throughout the day. YOUR Romantic Wedding starts here.

See Wedding Fairs in Suffolk for full information.

Sunday 8 October
EDP Bride: The Wedding Show at Ivy House Country Hotel
10.30am - 3.30pm
Ivy House Country Hotel, Oulton Broad, Lowestoft, NR33 8HY
The second EDP Bride: The Wedding Show at Ivy House Country Hotel in Oulton Broad, Lowestoft, will take place on October 8, 2017. Free to attend, there will be more than 45 exhibitors showcasing their services.

See Wedding Fairs in Suffolk for full information.

Sunday 15 October
EADT Bride: The Wedding Show at Bedford Lodge Hotel & Spa
10.30am - 3.30pm
Bedford Lodge Hotel & Spa, Bury Road, Newmarket, CB8 7BX
From the initial ideas to the finishing touches, the EADT Bride: The Wedding Show on October 15, 2017 will offer all the ideas to help you plan your perfect day. Free to attend, brides, grooms and their friends and family can connect with more than 45 exhibitors.

See Wedding Fairs in Suffolk for full information.

Saturday 21 October
Live Music at The King's Head Inn
The King’s Head Inn, Front Street, Orford, IP12 2LW



Come along and enjoy a great atmosphere with live music from Steve Boyce
See The King's Head Inn for more information.

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.

Thursday 26 October
Haunted Halloween Dinner & Paranormal Evening
7.00pm to Midnight
The Bull Hotel, Hall Street, Long Melford, CO10 9JG



Delicious 3 Course Halloween Dinner. Haunted Bull Hotel Ghostly Tales
Interactive Experiences with the Lights Out! Bring your own cameras & recording equipment. When the veil between the two worlds is at its thinnest.

See Halloween in Suffolk for full information.

Friday 27 October
Food Theme Night
The King’s Head Inn, Front Street, Orford, IP12 2LW



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

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.

Tuesday 31 October
Halloween Special - Horrible History For Families
6.00pm
Ipswich Tourist Guides Association, St Stephens Church, St Stephens Lane, Ipswich, IP1 1DP



Ipswich Tourist Guides provide a fascinating range of guided walks for the public around the town. The theme of this particular walk being Ipswich at War.

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

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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

Friday 17 November
Food Theme Night
The King’s Head Inn, Front Street, Orford, IP12 2LW



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

Saturday 18 November
We are Handmade Christmas Craft Fair
10am - 4pm
The Old School, Hall Road, Long Melford, Long Melford, Co0 9AA
With over 40 stalls, this event will offer shoppers a wonderful choice of beautifully designed and handcrafted gifts for Christmas.

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

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.

Saturday 25 November
Live Music at The King's Head Inn
The King’s Head Inn, Front Street, Orford, IP12 2LW



Come along and enjoy a great atmosphere with live music from S J Mortimer.

See The King's Head Inn for more information.

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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.

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



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

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

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



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

See The King's Head Inn for more information.

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What's On Suffolk  January 2018
Friday 26 January
Food Theme Night
The King’s Head Inn, Front Street, Orford, IP12 2LW



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

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What's On Suffolk  February 2018
Friday 16 February
Food Theme Night
The King’s Head Inn, Front Street, Orford, IP12 2LW



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

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What's On Suffolk  March 2018
Friday 16 March
Food Theme Night
The King’s Head Inn, Front Street, Orford, IP12 2LW



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

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What's On Suffolk  April 2018
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The Westleton Crown, Westleton
The Westleton Crown, Westleton
The White Lion Hotel, Aldeburgh
The White Lion Hotel, Aldeburgh
R3FSG – Suffolk Tourist Guide, Globe House, 24 Turret Lane, Ipswich, IP4 1DL