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More details - Flatford - Flatford Nature Day
Go wild and get a little dirty at Flatford’s Nature Day. A 3 wild passport will get you pond dipping, bug hunting and the chance to make natural crafts. This event is organized in partnership with the Field Studies Council, the RSPB and the Dedham Vale. Booking Not Needed.
Flatford, Flatford, East Bergholt,
Tue 29 May

More details - Music at the Mill – Flatford concert by West Bergholt Concert Band
For great music in a beautiful setting on a summer’s afternoon, grab a blanket and come along to Valley Farm Flatford for a concert by West Bergholt Concert Band, and join in their anniversary celebrations #40YearsOfMusic.
Valley Farm, Flatford
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Flatford - The West Bergholt Concert Band:  A Concert for Constable
Enjoy this rousing performance by the fabulous West Bergholt Concert Band. Big band classics will be mixed with music from across the decades. The concert will take place on the lawn of Valley Farm, so you can bring a picnic or buy nibbles and enjoy mus. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Flatford, Flatford, East Bergholt,
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Flatford - Flatford Ramble - Along the Essex Way
Let one of our experienced guides lead you on a 3.5 hour (7mile) walk across the Dedham Vale to Lawford and then along the Essex Way path to Dedham. On the way, you will be able to enjoy far reaching views across the Dedham Vale and discover more about t. Booking Essential. Phone: 0344 2491895. Children are welcome.
Flatford, Flatford, East Bergholt,
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Brantham Annual Garage Sale 2018
Benefiting Nepal Children’s Trust and the St Elizabeth Hospice Saturday Jun-16th 9.30am – 3.00pm Open garages selling items throughout the village. Look for the balloons and signs throughout Brantham the A137.
New Village, Brantham, Suffolk , UK
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Secret Gardens of Mistley
The residents of Mistley are opening their gardens again - this year there will be some new, previously not seen gardens as well as a "Find the Swans" treasure hunt. A fun day out for all the Family
Mistley
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Charity Challenge Mutt Strut
The Lions Charity Challenge Mutt Strutt is an eight mile self guided dog walk around the beautiful Alton Water Reservoir. The route is hilly in places and during the wet weather can also be muddy.
Alton Water Visitor Centre, Holbrook Road, Stutton
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Great East Swim Farmers Market
A fantastic outdoor swimming event held near Ipswich, The Great East Swim is the UK’s largest outdoor swimming event, attracting over 4,000 swimmers with families and friends to enjoy a day out by the water.
Alton Water
Sat 23 Jun

More details - An Evening of Practical Help and Advice
Help when you need it most. Age UK Suffolk; Hadleigh Dementia Group; St. Elizabeth Hospice; Hadleigh Healing Society; will be here to offer practical help and advice. Refreshments and raffle.
Hadleigh Leisure Centre, Stonehouse Road, Hadleigh
Thu 14 Jun

More details - Chippins - Open Garden for NGS
Artist’s garden and plantaholics’ paradise packed with interest. Springtime heralds irises, hostas and alliums. Stream, with wildlife pond and Horace the Huge! Summer hosts an explosion of colour with daylilies and rambling roses. Later dahlias, salvias and exotics.
Chippins, Bradfield
Today, Sun 24 Jun

More details - Midnight Walk 2018
Everybody loves a good party, the bigger the better, that’s why we thought St Helena Hospice are inviting ladies and GENTLEMEN to help us celebrate 10 years of Midnight Walking! In previous years many of our participants have chosen to walk 3 or 7.
Phoenix Square, Wyncolls Road, Colchester
Fri 22 Jun

More details - Nayland Church Fete
This is a wonderful traditional fete with side shows including zippy dipper, bouncy castle, splat the rat, and coconut shy, stalls including plants, books, vintage, DIY/Tools.
Nayland Playing Field, Church Lane, Nayland
Mon 28 May

More details - Purple Feather Events MBS Fair Nayland, Colchester
Come and enjoy a day of pampering at our Holistic Fair near Ipswich. Indulge yourself with a choice of therapies, holistic services, a reading with one of our tarot or mediumship readers.
Nayland Village Hall, Church Ln, Nayland, Colchester.
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Freston House - Open Garden for NGS
20-acre garden and large Georgian rectory set in parkland, planted from 2006 onwards by the current owners. Individual colour-themed, roomed gardens, cottage garden and formal long borders with mass plantings of hundreds of shrubs and perennials.
Freston House, Ipswich
Today

More details - Spring Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
From Acteas to Zauschenerias and Aressima to Zebra grass we hope our large variety of plants will please. Our award winning garden features a range of styles and habitats e.g. woodland dell, stumpery, Mediterranean area, perennial borders and pond.
Spring Cottage, Colchester
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Lions Club of Ipswich Annual Art Show
This annual Art Show takes place in the beautiful Tithe Barn in Sproughton over the late May Bank Holiday Weekend and will offer a fantastic opportunity for visitors to view over 300 pieces of work by local artists.
Tithe Barn, Lower Street, Sproughton, Ipswich
Today and Mon 28 May

More details - Bubble Rush 2018
St Helena Hospice Bubble Rush event promises a fun-filled bubbly day for the whole family! This run features a 5k course with four Bubble Stations along the route where our cannons pump out coloured bubbles.
High Woods Country Park, Turner Road, Colchester
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Circus Wonderland
Britain’s most magical circus is returning to Ipswich, with high flying acrobats, jugglers and clowns promising fun for all the family.
Chantry Park, Ipswich
Today and Mon 28 May

More details - Horkesley Hall - Open Garden for NGS
8 acres of romantic garden surrounding classical house in mature parkland setting. 2 lakes, one with jungle walk. Unusual, ancient and enormous trees. Largest ginkgo tree outside Kew. Walled garden, snowdrops, wild flower garden, blossom, spring bulbs, roses, hydrangeas.
Horkesley Hall, Colchester
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Trampolining at Leisure World Colchester
Get jumping and learn trampoline basic moves. Suitable for 3-11yrs. Online booking is now available colchesterleisureworld.co.uk/colchester/kids/17176-2/
Leisure World Colchester Cowdray Avenue Colchester
Tue 29 May

More details - Base Camp at Leisure World Colchester
A full day of action packed supervised activities for children in school years 7-11. Ideal for working parents.Different activities everyday including fun in the Leisure Pool, trips to Ten Pin, Escape Rooms and Rollerworld, multi sports and trampolining. 8am-5.30pm (£31).
Leisure World Colchester Cowdray Avenue Colchester
Tue 29 May to Fri 1 Jun

More details - Kids Camp at Leisure World Colchester
A full day of action packed supervised activities for children in school years 1-6, which includes swimming as a core part of the day’s activities. Ideal for working parents.?9am-3pm (£26) or 8am-5.30pm (from £31). Book before 29 April to get the Early Bird Discount 8am-5.30pm (£25).
Leisure World Colchester Cowdray Avenue Colchester
Tue 29 May to Fri 1 Jun

More details - Boxford Open Gardens
20+ Gardens open to the public Light Lunches and cream teas in Village Hall 12-2pm Church Tower Open 1-3pm Stalls selling Plants, Produce, Collectables, Cakes and Ice-cream Free shuttle bus from centre to outlying gardens All profits to St Marys Church, Boxford
Boxford Sudbury
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Leaven Hall - Open Garden for NGS
A long gravel drive leads to the wisteria and rose clad C17 house set amid 15 acres of meadows and gardens. Walled garden and a huge pond/bog garden/woodland with lawns and mature trees. There is a working vegetable/cut flower garden and peach, nectarine and apricots by the pool.
Leaven Hall, Colchester
Mon 28 May

More details - The Britishness Project
Firstsite, Colchester, is delighted to present The Britishness Project, a groundbreaking exhibition that investigates notions of Britishness through art making.
Firstsite Lewis Gardens High Street Colchester
Today to Sun 17 Jun

More details - Colchester & District Philatelic Society Meeting
Displays by Steve Clayton and Maureen Evans. Organised by Colchester & District Philatelic Society. Contact for details: Christine Stroud (Secretary).
Wilson Marriage Centre, Barrack Street, Colchester
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Ipswich High School Preparatory and Senior School Open Morning
Families are welcome to Ipswich High School’s Preparatory and Senior School Open Morning on 2nd March 2018. Now accepting boys, we educate children aged 3 - 18, from Pre-Prep through to Sixth Form.
Ipswich High School, Woolverstone Hall
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Ipswich High School IHSA Summer Fete
The IHSA Summer Fete at Ipswich High School is always a hugely popular and great family fun day out. Bring friends and relations to relax in the beautiful grounds of Woolverstone Hall.
Ipswich High School, Woolverstone Hall
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Jolly Tots
Designed to enhance your children’s co-ordination and rhythm and nurture their natural love of movement in a structured yet relaxed environment.
Jerwood DanceHouse Foundry Lane Ipswich
Today to Fri 6 Jul

More details - Mum2mum Market Nearly New Sale Colchester
Mum2mum Markets are award winning indoor nearly new sales where parents sell their preloved toys, clothes and equipment for babies and children under 6.
St Helena School, Sheepen Road
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Joseph Morpurgo: Hammerhead
Joseph Morpurgo presents his masterpiece: a boundary-smashing, 9-hour adaption of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Or is it?
The New Wolsey Theatre Civic Drive Ipswich, Suffolk
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Ipswich Waterfront Food & Drink Festival
The appetite for a food and drink festival in Ipswich is back and we are delighted with the opportunity to revive an event that Market Square Group founded with IBC back in 2014. The Ipswich Waterfront is an atmospheric setting and a delightful location for a celebration of food and drink on the midsummer weekend.
Orwell Quay
Fri 22 Jun to Sun 24 Jun

More details - Little Brown Mouse
Join the Little Brown Mouse as she takes on a journey of epic proportions on her way to her best friends wedding. I wonder who she will meet along the way? A fun filled play with familiar songs performed by a very energetic group of children.
Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester
Today

More details - The Rise and Fall of Little Voice  by 	Jim Cartwright
This Olivier award-winning comedy written by Jim Cartwright tells the story of a shy, reclusive girl named Little Voice and her larger-than-life mother Mari.
Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester
Wed 30 May to Sat 2 Jun

More details - The Dream
The Dream Written and Adapted by Annie Vasconcelos based on Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream An imaginative and fun filled musical from Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Nights Dream. Join familiar characters as they venture through the woods whilst the fairies get up to mischief!
Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester
Sun 3 Jun

More details - UCC Film Music Concert
A showing of degree student’s work from BA (hons) Film Music and Soundtrack Production with BA (hons) Music Education programme and support from staff. The concert will include musicians and sampled music for media. Suitable for 12+
Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester
Thu 7 Jun

More details - Make 'Em Laugh
An evening of laughter and fun as this talented young cast from Starz brings you their favourite comedy sketches, songs and stories by some of the UK’s best comedy writers including Monty Python, Victoria Wood, Rowan Atkinson, Andy Hamilton and many more!
Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Jeeves and Wooster in 'Perfect Nonsense'  by 	The Goodale Brothers
It was all Bingo’s fault. I was telling him about a frightful weekend I spent risking my life in pursuit of a silver cow creamer and he said "You should be doing this on the stage!" So here I am, Jeeves in tow. I mean....how hard can it be?
Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester
Wed 13 Jun, Sat 16 Jun

More details - The Seven Deadly Sins
Join Colchester Operatic Society on a musical journey inspired by The Seven Deadly Sins. Their summer concert contains a feast of well-known songs from the musicals, together with a selection of classic pop numbers. Renowned for their fantastic chorus work and beautiful harmonies ...
Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester
Thu 21 Jun to Sat 23 Jun

More details - The Fresh Start-new beginnings Dragon Boat Festival
Come along to the Fresh Start-new beginnings Charity Dragon Boat Challenge which will take place on Saturday 2nd June at Ipswich Waterfront. Businesses, clubs and groups can take part in The Charity Dragon Boat challenge. It’s open to 21 teams on a first come first served basis.
Ipswich Waterfront
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Charity Open Gardens in Aid of RNLI
Magnificent Gardens, with displays of Azaleas, Rhododendrons, woodland walks, a formal rose garden, a pond with waterfall and water lilies, a sensory garden and a walled kitchen garden.
The Hall, Tendring
Today and Mon 28 May
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More details - The Story Of The Beach Boys® A Tribute
Presented here is a unique opportunity to hear a comprehensive selection of chart hits America’s biggest pop band ever recorded including: God Only Knows - Good Vibrations - I Get Around - Surfin’ USA - Fun Fun Fun - California Girls - Sloop John B and many more that you will surely know and by the end of the evening
Regent Theatre, 3 St. Helen’s St, Ipswich
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Bourne Mill - Bourne Mill Discovery Tour - Grinding the Grain
Join volunteer Richard for a short talk and tour looking at how Bourne Mill was converted into a corn mill. Richard will explain how the machinery worked as part of the milling process. A welcome cup of tea or coffee and a piece of shortbread will be in. Booking Essential. Phone: 03442491895.
Bourne Mill, Bourne Road, Colchester,
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Ipswich Mencap Garage Sales
Open garage sales helping to raise funds. Every Saturday weather permitting
Burgess House 236 Felixstowe RD. Ipswich
Sat 2 Jun, Sat 9 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Sat 30 Jun, Sat 7 Jul, Sat 14 Jul

More details - Ipswich Mencap Jumble Sale
Jumble Sale. A wide selections of clothes available. Shoes bags toys and some bric a brac. Clothes on rails at marked prices but very cheap. Clothes in trays all at 25p or six items for a pound. Why not come along and see what is on offer and pick up a bargain. Bring your own bags.
BURGESS HOUSE 236 Felixstowe Road Ipswich
Fri 8 Jun

More details - Ipswich Mencap Open Coffee Morning
Open coffee/social morning held on a regular basis
Burgess House 236 Felixstowe RD. Ipswich
Tue 19 Jun to Thu 12 Jul

More details - Suffolk Soul Singers' Gig in the Garden
Enjoy a relaxed Sunday afternoon with Suffolk Soul Singers at The Fat Cat, Ipswich’s pub of the year (CAMRA). Come and listen to some uplifting soul and gospel classics in a delightful garden setting.
The Fat Cat Pub, 288, Spring Rd. Ipswich
Sun 10 Jun

More details - 73 Layer Road - Open Garden for NGS
A town garden approx 27 ft x 125 ft with a winding gravel path dissecting the area into smaller spaces. Mature trees and shrubs provide areas of deep shade, opening into brightness. Colour themed borders contain a wide selection of perennials including phlox, day lilies, clematis,salvias and veronicas.
73 Layer Road, Colchester
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Tudor Roost - Open Garden for NGS
An unexpected hidden colourful ¼-acre garden. Well manicured grassy paths wind round island beds and ponds. Densely planted subtropical area with architectural and exotic plants - cannas, bananas, palms, agapanthus, agaves and tree ferns surround a colourful gazebo.
Tudor Roost, Colchester
Today, Mon 28 May

More details - Open Garden for charity
An unexpected hidden colourful ¼-acre garden. Well manicured grassy paths wind round island beds and ponds. Densely planted subtropical area with architectural and exotic plants - cannas, bananas, palms, agapanthus, agaves and tree ferns surround a colourful gazebo. Over 100 Clematis.
18 Frere way Fingringhoe
Today and Mon 28 May

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