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Today to Tue 22 May, by distance, closest first.    

More details - Village Schools
The May meeting of the Alde Valley Suffolk Family History Group will welcome back Sheila Wright, who braved a drive on a dark October night in 2015 to enthral us with tales of ghosts and hauntings. This time she will be talking about village schools.
Leiston United Church, High St, Leiston
Mon 21 May

More details - Orford Ness National Nature Reserve - Bombs and Beasties 2018- all day guided walk
Explore this once secret site. A five minute boat ride leads to a five mile walk and talk with a ranger, looking at various aspects of this unique site - once a Top Secret military test site now a National Nature Reserve.
Orford Ness National Nature Reserve, Quay Office, Orford Quay, Orford, Woodbridge,
Sat 12 May

More details - Dunwich Heath: Coastal Centre and Beach - Bird Ringing Demonstrations
A special opportunity for a close up look at some of the birds which make their homes here at Dunwich Heath. Find out more about bird ringing and how it provides a fascinating insight into the lives of the nation’s birds.
Dunwich Heath: Coastal Centre and Beach, Dunwich, Saxmundham,
Today, Tue 1 May, Tue 8 May, Tue 15 May, Tue 22 May, Tue 29 May

More details - Dunwich Heath: Coastal Centre and Beach - Bird Identification Walks
Whether you’re new to birdwatching or hoping to brush up your skills, our half-day walks led by Suffolk bird expert, Steve Piotrowski, are a fantastic opportunity to learn how to identify a wide range of birds in varied habitats around Dunwich Heath.
Dunwich Heath: Coastal Centre and Beach, Dunwich, Saxmundham,
Today, Tue 1 May, Tue 29 May

More details - Dunwich Heath: Coastal Centre and Beach - Early Morning Birdsong Walk
Experience the tranquillity of the early morning as day dawns across the heath and spring birdsong fills the air. Our early morning birdsong walk is a great opportunity to enjoy Dunwich Heath at its best.
Dunwich Heath: Coastal Centre and Beach, Dunwich, Saxmundham,
Wed 2 May

More details - Dunwich Heath: Coastal Centre and Beach - A Walk with the Ranger
Join the Ranger for a two hour guided walk exploring the rich and varied wildlife of Dunwich Heath. Our ’Ranger Walks’ give a unique opportunity to find out more about the heath. Why not enjoy refreshments in our tea room afterwards! Booking Essential. Phone: 0344 249 1895. Suitable for children.
Dunwich Heath: Coastal Centre and Beach, Dunwich, Saxmundham,
Sat 12 May

More details - Dunwich Heath: Coastal Centre and Beach - It's Brunch Time!
Whether you’re planning a long walk on the beach or you’re just back from an early bird stroll on the heath, why not treat yourself to a hearty brunch at the Coastguard Cottages tea room' On the second weekend of each month you can enjoy a tasty brunch of 2 bacon rashers, 2 sausages, 2 fried eggs,
Dunwich Heath: Coastal Centre and Beach, Dunwich, Saxmundham,
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

More details - Dunwich Heath: Coastal Centre and Beach - Sconeathon!
Join us at Dunwich Heath as we celebrate the great British scone with our famed annual Sconeathon! Baking starts early in the Coastguard Cottages Tea Rooms on ’Sconeathon’ Day! Enjoy sampling various sweet and savoury scones, including seasonal specials and our all-time favorites.
Dunwich Heath: Coastal Centre and Beach, Dunwich, Saxmundham,
Sat 19 May and Sun 20 May

More details - Bentwaters Cold War Museum public open day
Visit the unique museum at the former RAF Bentwaters, housed in the former hardened wing operations command post, the only such one open to the public in Europe, an ideal all weather attraction.
Building 134, Bentwaters Parks, Rendlesham, Woodbridge
Sun 6 May, Mon 7 May, Sun 20 May, Sun 27 May, Mon 28 May

More details - Mulberry House, Westleton - Open Garden for NGS
This is a completely new garden for our new home. The contemporary house in the centre of a traditional Suffolk village sits in a great space. We want to create a garden to do the architecture, the landscape and the village setting justice.
Mulberry House, Westleton, Saxmundham
Sun 6 May

More details - Sutton Hoo - Her Say: extraordinary women of Sutton Hoo
2018 marks 100 years since some women were granted a parliamentary vote. To mark the centenary we are celebrating the women who significantly contributed to the history of Sutton Hoo. Discover about the legacy left by an Anglo-Saxon Queen...
Sutton Hoo, Tranmer House, Sutton Hoo, Woodbridge,
Today to Sun 29 Apr

More details - Sutton Hoo - Bluebells at Sutton Hoo
Take a stroll surrounded by a carpet of Bluebells on Sutton Hoo’s Pinewood Walk path. Enjoy a leisurely stroll through the woods and take in the vibrant colours of our English Bluebells. Just beware of the dragons that guard this special woodland... Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Sutton Hoo, Tranmer House, Sutton Hoo, Woodbridge,
Today to Sun 13 May

More details - Sutton Hoo - Nightingale Walk
Get your chance to hear the elusive Nightingale whilst the sun sets over the Sutton Hoo valley, with the landscape all to yourself. *new date added*. The iconic Nightingale song hangs in the air at Sutton Hoo as the sun sets down the valley.
Sutton Hoo, Tranmer House, Sutton Hoo, Woodbridge,
Sat 28 Apr, Sat 5 May, Sun 6 May

More details - Sutton Hoo - Her Say: extraordinary women of Sutton Hoo
2018 marks 100 years since some women were granted a parliamentary vote. To mark the centenary we are celebrating the women who significantly contributed to the history of Sutton Hoo. Discover about the legacy left by an Anglo-Saxon Queen...
Sutton Hoo, Tranmer House, Sutton Hoo, Woodbridge,
Mon 30 Apr to Thu 31 May

More details - Sutton Hoo - Dawn Chorus Walk
Prepare for an early start to hear nature’s very own concert on National Dawn Chorus day. Rise early and be rewarded with a cacophony of bird song. Steve, a knowledgeable guide, will be there to help you identify different bird song.
Sutton Hoo, Tranmer House, Sutton Hoo, Woodbridge,
Mon 7 May

More details - Sutton Hoo - Out of the Case
See our master crafted replicas as they would have been in Anglo-Saxon times - out of the case and being handled! Get a close up look at our fantastic collection of Sutton Hoo replica treasures at an informal talk and handling session in our Exhibition Hall.
Sutton Hoo, Tranmer House, Sutton Hoo, Woodbridge,
Sun 20 May

More details - Wenhaston Produce, Craft & Flea Market
A wide and ever-changing range of local foods and produce, crafts, plants, home-baking and pre-loved treasures. Refreshments available from the on-site cafe.
Wenhaston Village Hall, Hall Road, Wenhaston
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Foxburrow Farm May Fair
Join us at Foxburrow Farm for a day of family activities including pond dipping, storytelling, creative workshops, games on the field and nature trails. Guided walks will take visitors around the reserve.
Foxburrow Farm ,Saddlemakers Lane , Melton, Woodbridge
Sun 13 May

More details - The Huntingfield Paintress
HAVE YOU SEEN THE PAINTINGS AT ST MARY’S, HUNTINGHFIELD? HEAR THE STORY BEHIND THE WOMAN WHO DEFIED VICTORIAN ENGLAND BY THE BEST SELLING AUTHOR PAMELA HOLMES
Dallinghoo Village Hall, Dallinghoo
Mon 14 May

More details - French Dance Evening with Bof!   Song Spot Chris & Tom King
Bring your own drink. French Bal from 7.30-10.30pm Song spot by Chris & Tom King Guest Band - Bof! It will be Frolicking French Fun!
Woodbridge Community Hall Station Road Woodbridge
Fri 4 May

More details - Southwold Artisan Craft Market
Artisan Craft Market held every Friday. Selection of local crafts including textiles, pebble art, stained glass, jewellery, natural products, paper cutting, prints, home knits, homemade cards, sun catchers and more. Everything you see is created by the stallholder. Refreshments available until 1:30pm. Dogs welcome.
United Reformed Church Hall, Woodleys Yard, off High Street, Southwold
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Southwold Artisan Craft Market
Artisan Craft Market held every Friday. Selection of local crafts including textiles, pebble art, stained glass, jewellery, natural products, paper cutting, prints, home knits, homemade cards, sun catchers and more. Everything you see is created by the stallholder. Refreshments available until 1:30pm. Dogs welcome.
United Reformed Church Hall, Woodleys Yard, off High Street, Southwold
Fri 4 May, Fri 11 May, Fri 18 May, Fri 25 May

More details - Cumberland House - Open Garden for NGS
This large south facing walled garden to the rear of Grade 2* listed Cumberland House (not open) is well hidden in the town centre conservation area.
Cumberland House, Woodbridge
Sun 13 May

More details - HDCF Sponsored Walk - A Walk to Remember
On Sunday May 13th the Halesworth Dementia Carers Fund are having a sponsored walk along the Halesworth Millennium walk starting at 10am from the park. This Walk is being called WALK TO REMEMBER giving people the opportunity to Remember a past loved one, a lost pet or maybe a family member or friend with Dementia.
Halesworth Park
Sun 13 May

More details - Lunchtime Recital and Picnic in the Pews
The Rococos - Patrick Crooke, Jackie Cuninghame and Alastair Cuninghame specialise in historically informed performances of the wonderful music of the Baroque musical era. Please have a look at our facebook page ’FriendsOfStMarysHalesworth’ for details of previous recitals and upcoming events.
St Marys Church, Steeple End, Halesworth
Wed 9 May

More details - Halaesworth Garden Market
The Spring Garden Market will be held in the Medieval Market Place in Halesworth and will feature local growers and plant producers from around the region as well as vintage tools, decorative pieces for the garden and lots more garden related items.
Market Place, Halesworth
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Monthly Meeting, Martlesham Heath Aviation Soc. AGM + Society Films
Please find below… details of the Friday 4th May 2018 …..Monthly Meeting of The Martlesham Heath Aviation Society, for you to publicise, note, or pass on…. There is also a copy of the Poster that you may wish to use.
Martlesham Heath Community Centre, Felixstowe Road, Martlesham Heath, Suffolk
Fri 4 May

More details - Sunday Openings - Martlesham Heath Control Tower Museum
Learn the History of the iconic Martlesham Heath Airfield from, jan 1917 to its closure in 1963 - in one of the best preserved WW2 Control Tower - built in 1943 for the USAAF - to find out more go to: www.mhas.org.uk.Group and School Visits by prior arrangements
Behind Parkers Place, off Eagle Way, Martlesham Heath, Suffolk
Sun 29 Apr, Sun 6 May, Sun 13 May, Sun 20 May, Sun 27 May

More details - 41 Westmorland Road - Open Garden for NGS
We moved into this house in 2009 since when we have recovered the garden by taking down 21 leylandii trees and various other dead trees.It is now a perennial garden( over 400 different types of perennial plants) with interesting and eclectic features.
41 Westmorland Road, Felixstowe
Sun 13 May

More details - Snowflake Ball
Snowflake Ball - Save the date! (fundraising for Home-Start in Suffolk)
Milsoms, Kesgrave
Fri 18 May

More details - Retreat Day with Jnanamitra
A day of Buddhist meditation and teaching. ‘Inner and Outer Harmony’ We all know it is possible to live in a spirit of harmony, awareness and love, but often something gets in the way and our life is far from that.
Otley Hall Hall Lane Otley
Wed 2 May

More details - Tour of Otley Hall & Gardens
As part of ’Invitation to View’, Otley Hall are offering individuals, couples and small parties the chance to join a larger group on a guided tour. Spend time in this 15th/16th Century Grade 1 listed, moated hall, voted one of the top 20 Historic Houses in the uk.
Otley Hall Hall Lane Otley
Tue 8 May

More details - Clay Workshops Playford, Ipswich,  2018     All Ages and Abilities Welcome
Join us for a Clay Workshop in your area for both Beginners and the more Experienced. Groups and Individuals catered for. Emma is a practising Ceramic and Applied Artist and highly qualified Tutor, offering various Clay Workshops and has many years experience working with all ages and abilities.
Playford Village Hall, Hill Farm Road, Playford, Ipswich
Tue 8 May, Tue 12 Jun

More details - Ipswich Philatelic Society Meeting
British Borneo – Brunei, Labuan, North Borneo & Sarawak (J.J. Gaskell). Organised by Ipswich Philatelic Society. Contact for details: Mike Smith (Secretary).
School Hall, Cedarwood Primary School, Wilkinson Drive (off Ropes Drive), Kesgrave
Wed 2 May

More details - Ipswich Philatelic Society Meeting
Annual General Meeting, Bourse & Quiz. Organised by Ipswich Philatelic Society. Contact for details: Mike Smith (Secretary).
School Hall, Cedarwood Primary School, Wilkinson Drive (off Ropes Drive), Kesgrave
Wed 16 May

More details - RSPCA Indian Supper, Quiz and Raffle
Fun charity event in aid of RSPCA Suffolk East & Ipswich. Come and join us and enjoy a delicious Indian Supper, fun Quiz and raffle. Last year we had a brilliant time with lots of laughs and raised a great amount for animals in need in East Suffolk.
285 High Street, Walton, Felixstowe
Tue 8 May

More details - The Drifters Live In Concert
We’re delighted to welcome one of the most popular and iconic bands of the 20th Century with their massive catalogue of hits from both sides of the Atlantic. The Drifters were created in 1953 by George Treadwell & Clyde McPhatter.
The Spa Pavilion Theatre, Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, Suffolk
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Roy 'Chubby' Brown - The Bad Boy of Comedy
We’re delighted to welcome one of the icons of comedy with his often blue and irreverent brand of humour. Not for the easily offended, Roy has entertained all over the world and according to Les Dawson would have been a TV star had he picked a different colour. To blue, that is.
Undercliff Road West
Wed 2 May

More details - You Win Again - A Celebration of the BeeGees
You Win Again - Celebrating the Music of the Bee Gees Direct from London’s West End! Prepare to experience the distinct sound of one the greatest bands to have ever graced the stage in this unforgettable performance.
The Spa Pavilion Theatre, Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, Suffolk
Sat 5 May

More details - Sincerely Yours
On stage with a live band: Lorrie Brown, who in 2013 was honoured by the agents association as UK No. 1 Vera Lynn tribute.
The Spa Pavilion Theatre, Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, Suffolk
Tue 8 May

More details - The Quo Experience featuring Matt Letley
This stunning show is led by David Wood as Francis Rossi and Dave Crawte as Rick Parfitt; both have spent years studying every detail of Rossi and Parfitt’s looks, playing styles and stage performances to make sure they are both as close to the real thing on stage as possible.
The Spa Pavilion Theatre, Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, Suffolk
Sat 12 May

More details - Seriously Dead
Starring: Crissy Rock (Benidorm and I’m a Celebrity); Tommy Cannon (Cannon and Ball); Billy Pearce - Leah Bell - Paul Dunn Seriously Dead is an up-lifting tale guaranteed to make you feel there is nothing serious about being dead at all, because life’s party never ends: it simply moves to another location.
The Spa Pavilion Theatre,, Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, Suffolk
Thu 17 May

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More details - Felixstowe Kite, Craft, Kids and Car Festival
A one day festival for all the family to have a good time and raise funds for the Rotary Club of Felixstowe Landguard. There will be professional Kite Flyers demonstrating their skills the whole day. A Craft Fair with over 75 stalls. Various food and drink providers.
Felixstowe International College 99 Garrison Lane Felixstowe
Sun 20 May

More details - Ipswich Mencap Darts Presentation Evening
A social evening with the knockout final and presentation of trophies
Kesgrave Social Club Edmonton Rd Kesgrave
Fri 18 May

More details - Rumburgh May Day Fete
Wonderful, traditional May Day Fete held opposite the Rumburgh Buck pub on the Pleasure Ground. Maypole, Morris Dancing, live music, tom-bola, fantastic raffle, cake stall, plant stall, book stall, tea tent, BBQ, coconut Shy, boules, Children’s activities, ice cream van and other great sales stalls.
The Pleasure Ground, Mill Road, Rumburgh, Halesworth, IP19 ONT.
Mon 7 May

More details - Felixstowe Lions Club Car Boot Sales
Fundraising Charity event, No Traders Held at the Mannings Amusements site, Sea Road Felixstowe in the covered area. between 8am and 1pm every Saturday morning between 7th April and last Saturday in October. entry to site for stallholders via Platters Road, Felixstowe.
Mannings Amusements Sea Road, Felixstowe
Sat 28 Apr, Sat 5 May, Sat 12 May, Sat 19 May, Sat 26 May, Sat 2 Jun

More details - Quiz Night
Quiz Evening. Teams of up to 8 (age 15 and over), however come along and we can put you in a team. £8 per person, including fish and chip supper/sausage and chip supper/vegetarian spring roll and chip supper (advanced booking essential due to food orders). Licensed bar, raffle.
St Albans Catholic High School, Digby Road, Ipswich
Sat 19 May

More details - The Wedding Reception
This mad immersive comedy from the makers of Faulty Towers The Dining Experience is all confetti and chaos! The Wedding Reception sees Will and Stacey expecting a small party to celebrate their wedding - but Stacey’s mum had other plans!
312 Tuddenham Road, Ipswich
Fri 18 May

More details - Bird Watching for Beginners
Are you aged between 7 and 11 years, and would like to know how to ’bird watch’ and learn more about our feathered friends? Find out about binoculars and how to use them. Begin to identify birds by their song and calls. Which birds are we likely to find at different times of the year?
Landguard Nature Reserve, Landguard Peninsula, View Point Road, Felixstowe, Suffolk
Mon 7 May

More details - Ipswich Mencap Garage Sales
Open garage sales helping to raise funds. Every Saturday weather permitting There are no stalls available. This is our own fundraising event.
Burgess House 236 Felixstowe RD. Ipswich
Sat 28 Apr, Sat 5 May, Sat 12 May