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.
Stunning backdrop with countryside views over the River Stour - The garden has shrubs, patio with planters and collection of fuchsias, herb garden, grasses area, wildlife pond and alpine area, pebbled water feature, wisteria/grape vine pergola leading to long border and pergola with collection of fragrant roses
Foulden Village Fete.
Including numerous Children’s Attractions.
Fun dog show, Falconry Display, Tae-Kwon-Do Display.
Bowling Alley and many other Popular Games
Bric a Brac
BBQ and Refreshments, Licenced Bars
Many other attractions Watch this space.
Join us on a tropical adventure at Holywells Park in Ipswich on Saturday 23rd June! Get up close and personal with some amazing creatures and take part in other activities related to minibeasts!
Suitable for ages 4+.
Holywells Park, Cliff Lane, Ipswich IP3 0PG
Join us on a tropical adventure where you’ll meet and handle some minibeasts! Enter our tropical rainforest marquee and discover the sights, sounds and smells of the rainforest, create a mobile and a bookmark! Suitable for ages 6+.
10.30am - 12pm
12.30pm - 2pm
2.15pm - 3.
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.
On Saturday 23rd June 2018, Ipswich Pretty Muddy, an event from Cancer Research UK, which brings thousands of women together to support Cancer Research UK’s life-saving research. Just by signing up you’ll make a difference and whether you raise £10 or £200, every penny matters.
On Sunday 24th June 2018, Ipswich Race for Life will bring thousands of women together to support Cancer Research UK’s life-saving research. Just by signing up you’ll make a difference and whether you raise £10 or £200, every penny matters.
Race for Life 5k is great for all ages.
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.
The NODA award winning group The Orchard Players will be performing the much loved musical Oliver. Featuring well known characters and songs performed by a talented cast, this is a show not to be missed.
Capel St Mary Village Hall, Capel St Mary, Ipswich
Live music returns to Ipswich County Library this summer with one of the best original bands in East Anglia. Norwich-based Americana outfit The Vagaband will be performing at Ipswich Library on Saturday 7 July, supported by Ipswich-based singer/songwriter Tony James Shevlin.
Jules Pretty discusses his evocative new book The East Country and suggests we should all go outside and explore the countryside on our own doorsteps. His 74 tales integrate memoir with natural history.
Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as Elinor and Marianne Dashwood make their first forays into the exciting world of Jane Austen’s Regency society. This exquisite and lively tale follows the sisters as they fall in love, make mistakes and exp. Booking Essential. Phone: 0344 249 1895.
Join one of our rangers for a walk around the Flatford countryside. You’ll discover how they balance the needs of wildlife conservation with managing a landscape which inspired the artist John Constable. Each walk will reflect the changing seasons. Booking Essential. Phone: 0344 2491895. Children are welcome.
The Guild of Essex Craftsmen are delighted to have their own marquee at The Tendring Show, Manningtree, Essex
Come along and see the talented artists and craftsmen and artists and who will be exhibiting and selling their handmade arts and crafts, some demonstrating .
Tendring Hundred Show,
Lawford House Park,
Lawford, Manningtree, Essex
A lovely programme of a capella and accompanied music, conducted by Geoff Lavery, including the world premiere of "An Abundance of Blessings" written by choir member Brian Latchem for choir, baritone and harp. Also Bob Chilcott’s wonderful "Little Jazz Mass" amongst other pieces.