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Today to Fri 14 May, closest first.
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Abbey Gardens Spring Puzzle

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Pop into the Abbey Gardens Shop and Plant Centre and then take a stroll around the Abbey Gardens to discover something new and see if you can complete our crossword.
Abbey Gardens, Mustow Street, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1XL
Today to Sun 18 Apr, Thu 22 Apr to Sun 25 Apr, Thu 29 Apr, Fri 30 Apr

Hawstead Place - Open Garden for NGS

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Rear C15 walled garden with perennial and shrub borders. Late spring colour provided by bulbs, tulips, narcissi, camassias and alliums planted en masse.
Hawstead Place, Bury St Edmunds IP29 4AB
Sun 2 May

Moat House - Open Garden for NGS

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Set in a 2 acre historic and partially moated site. This tranquil mature garden has been developed over 20yrs.
Moat House, Bury St Edmunds IP29 5LE
Sun 2 May

The Old Rectory - Open Garden for NGS

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A large garden in a lovely setting surrounding an early Victorian Rectory. We are developing a vibrant colourful flower display including dahlias, geraniums, insect-friendly borders and lawns.
The Old Rectory, Bury St Edmunds IP31 1NQ
Sun 25 Apr

Fullers Mill Garden - Open Garden for NGS

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An enchanting 7 acre garden on the banks of the river Lark. A beautiful site with light dappled woodland and a plantsmans paradise of rare and unusual shrubs, perennials and marginals planted with...
Fullers Mill Garden, West Stow IP28 6HD
Sun 9 May

Longbow Experience

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Try out Longbows A one hour Longbow taster session at West Stow with Arnor Archery. This session is a much shorter version of the Longbow Course delivered by an Archery instructor, based at...
West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village, Icklingham Road, West Stow, Bury St Edmunds IP28 6HG
Sun 18 Apr, Sun 25 Apr, Sun 9 May, Sun 23 May

Archery Experience

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Try out modern bows A one hour family archery taster session with Arnor Archery. This session is the introductory part of a series delivered by an Archery GB instructor, based at West...
West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village, Icklingham Road, West Stow, Bury St Edmunds IP28 6HG
Sat 24 Apr, Sat 8 May, Sat 15 May, Sat 5 Jun

East Anglian Game & Country Fair

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East Anglian Game & Country Fair We have once again been invited by the organisers of this large regional event to supply stallholders in a marquee for this very popular event.
Euston Estate, Euston, Nr. Thetford Suffolk IP24 2QP
Sat 24 Apr and Sun 25 Apr

Open Garden, Art Studio and Teas

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Open wildlife, woodland & waterway artist Sue Eaton’s art studio & walled courtyard cottage garden, wildlife & flower meadow and homemade teas supporting the Suffolk Wildlife Trust.
Vincents Cottage, Clare Road, Hundon, Nr Clare CO10 8DH
Sat 1 May to Mon 3 May

Counterfeit Sixties Show

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Re-live the sounds of the swinging sixties, as Britain’s No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era.
Haverhill Arts Centre, Hight Street, Haverhill CB9 8AR
Sat 17 Apr

Netherhall Manor - Open Garden for NGS

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Elegant garden ’touched with antiquity’. Good Gardens Guide 2000. Unusual garden appealing to those with historical interest in individual collections of plant groups: March-old...
Netherhall Manor, Soham CB7 5AB
Sun 2 May

Wretham Lodge - Open Garden for NGS

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10 acre garden surrounding former Georgian rectory (not open). In spring masses of species tulips, hellebores, fritillaries, daffodils and narcissi; bluebell walk and small woodland walk.
Wretham Lodge, East Wretham IP24 1RL
Sun 2 May and Mon 3 May

Blakenham Woodland Garden - Open Garden for NGS

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Please check garden website for further openings. Beautiful 6 acre woodland garden with variety of rare trees and shrubs, Chinese rocks and a landscape spiral form.
Blakenham Woodland Garden, Ipswich IP8 4LZ
Sun 25 Apr

Stonham Barns Sunday Car Boot on 18th April 2021

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Based upon recent news we will hold the first Sunday Car Boot at Stonham Barns on 18th April 2021. We will continue to have the one-way aisles and single selling sides and will be as safe as we were...
Stonham Barns Sunday Car Boot, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal IP14 6AT
Sun 18 Apr, Sun 25 Apr, and more dates until Sun 13 Jun

Curious About Ely

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Have fun discovering Ely with two, quirky, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt. Buy in booklet or instant download format. Are you curious about Ely?
Ely City Centre Starts: Sacrist’s Gate, High Street Ely CB7 4DL
Thu 6 May

Cheshire Cats - Postponed

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Gail Young’s comedy drama about the London Moon Walk. Follow the Cheshire Cats team as they speed walk their way to fundraising success in the London Moonwalk.
Waterbeach Community Primary School, High Street, Waterbeach CB25 9JU
Wed 12 May to Sat 15 May

The Place for Plants, East Bergholt Place Garden - Open Garden for NGS

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20-acre woodland garden originally laid out at the turn of the last century by the present owners great grandfather. Full of many fine trees and shrubs, many seldom seen in East Anglia.
The Place for Plants, East Bergholt Place Garden, East Bergholt CO7 6UP
Sun 18 Apr

The Place for Plants, East Bergholt Place Garden - Open Garden for NGS

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20-acre woodland garden originally laid out at the turn of the last century by the present owners great grandfather. Full of many fine trees and shrubs, many seldom seen in East Anglia.
The Place for Plants, East Bergholt Place Garden, East Bergholt CO7 6UP
Sun 9 May

Grove Lodge - Open Garden for NGS

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A large walled garden close to the town centre with unusually high biodiversity (e.g. 16 species of butterfly recorded), close to the turf maze and Norman castle.
Grove Lodge, Saffron Walden CB10 2AB
Mon 3 May

#FlowCellular Launch

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#FlowCellular Launch Join Wellcome Connecting Science to celebrate #flowcellular, a year-long collaboration between researchers from The Wellcome Sanger Institute, artists from The Saturday Museum and public
Wellcome Genome Campus, Saffron Walden CB10 1SA
Mon 26 Apr

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