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More details - Ickworth - Theodora: Collector, Moderniser, Custodian
Discover the woman behind the title. With a new exhibition in the house discover Theodora, the 4th Marchioness of Bristol - a thoroughly modern woman whose vision, passion and commitment helped to seal the future of the Ickworth we experience today. Booking Not Needed. Children are welcome.
Ickworth, The Rotunda, Horringer, Bury St Edmunds,
Today to Tue 1 May

More details - Ickworth - Spring Trail
Discover more about Ickworth and the nature that surrounds you on our new for 2018 Spring Trail. Grab a trail map and embark on a journey of discovery across our estate. Find out about the natural world and learn more about the Women who helped shape Ickworth. Booking Not Needed.
Ickworth, The Rotunda, Horringer, Bury St Edmunds,
Today to Tue 1 May

More details - Ickworth - Conservation in Action: From Rugs to Robes
A new exhibition exploring the conservation of textiles and how we care for and store our delicate pieces in the collection. Booking Not Needed. Children are welcome. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Ickworth, The Rotunda, Horringer, Bury St Edmunds,
Today to Tue 1 May

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 - 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 - 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,
Tue 24 Apr, Tue 1 May, Tue 29 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,
Tue 24 Apr, Tue 1 May, Tue 8 May, Tue 15 May, Tue 22 May, Tue 29 May

More details - Bury St. Edmunds & District Philatelic Society Meeting
Astronomy & Archaeology (N. Emeny). Organised by Bury St. Edmunds & District Philatelic Society. Contact for details: Rod Finn (Secretary).
Church Institute, The Street, Great Barton, Bury St. Edmunds
Tue 24 Apr

More details - Ickworth - Box Blight: Securing the future
Join us on a seasonal walk to learn new things about our special place. Discover more about how the Gardening team has been restoring the garden in light of the Box Blight outbreak in 2015.
Ickworth, The Rotunda, Horringer, Bury St Edmunds,
Wed 25 Apr

More details - A River Runs Through It
A new event is set to explore the wonders of rivers. Hosted by arts group Waveney and Blyth Arts, A River Runs Through It, will take place at The Ivy House Country Hotel in Oulton Broad. The event, which will include illustrated presentations, a musical interlude, refreshments and a lunch.
The Ivy House Country Hotel, Ivy Lane, Oulton Broad, Suffolk
Wed 25 Apr

More details - National Stud Tours
The National Stud opened its gates to the public for the first time in the mid 1970s. To this day The National Stud remains the only commercial stud farm in the UK allowing individuals, small groups and large parties the chance to see behind the scenes of a working Thoroughbred stud farm.
Newmarket
Wed 25 Apr to Sun 29 Apr, Wed 2 May to Sun 6 May, Wed 9 May to Sun 13 May, Wed 16 May to Sun 20 May, Wed 23 May to Sun 27 May, Wed 30 May to Sat 2 Jun

More details - Lavenham Guildhall - Spinning Demonstrations
Visit Lavenham Guildhall on one of our spinning days and see our wonderful volunteers in action; demonstrating the traditional art of spinning wool into the yarn we see and recognise today. Our spinning demonstrations are ongoing throughout the day. Every week on a Thursday.
Lavenham Guildhall, Market Place, Lavenham, Sudbury
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Monthly Meeting, Ipswich Branch, Suffolk Family History Society 26th April 2018
Monthly Meeting Ipswich Group, Suffolk Family History Society. Thursday 26th April at 7:15 p.m. David Allen presents: “Black Teeth and Dirty Fingernails: The Great Unwashed of Victorian London”. London was a magnet for people from Victorian Suffolk , often thinking they were going to live in a better place.
Main Hall, Co-Op Education Centre. 11, Fore Street, Ipswich (Car Park Waterworks St IP4 1JG)
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Skulduggery In Stowmarket
Stowmarket Library has launched Suffolk’s newest crime writers’ festival. Skulduggery in Stowmarket will take place at the library over four days from 27 - 30 April. There will be talks from top crime writers including Elly Griffiths and Alison Bruce.
Stowmarket Library Milton Road, Stowmarket
Fri 27 Apr, Sun 27 May to Wed 30 May

More details - Sudbury Farmers Market
This fantastic Farmers’ Market, a huge hit in the town centre is now one of Suffolk’s busiest town markets. Every month the stunning venue is filled with some of the regions very highest quality local produce.
St Peter’s Church, Market Hill, Sudbury
Fri 27 Apr, Fri 25 May

More details - Jazz at the Hunter Club presents Dave O'Higgins with the Chris Ingham Trio
Dave O’Higgins tenor/soprano sax Chris Ingham piano Rev. Andrew Brown bass George Double drums Currently the saxophonist in the Darius Brubeck Quartet and mainstay of the Ronnie Scott’s Orchestra and BBC Big Band, Dave has played with Frank Sinatra and Ray Charles and is among the most in-demand,...
Hunter Club, 6 St Andrews St South, Bury St Edmunds
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Giovanni Pernice - Born to Win
Strictly Come Dancing professional, Giovanni Pernice, will be heading back out on tour in 2018 – after this year’s sell out spectacular.
Marina Theatre, Marina, Lowestoft
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Giovanni Pernice - Born To Win
After the huge success of ‘Dance is Life’ in 2017, Giovanni is once again set to get your hearts beating a little faster, showcasing a story of love and passion, with even more heat, even more energy, and even more drama than ever before!
The Marina Theatre, Lowestoft
Fri 27 Apr and Sat 28 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 27 Apr

More details - Skydive for Fresh Start-new beginnings
Have you always wanted to do a Skydive for a local charity. If so, Fresh Start – new beginnings are looking for people to take part on the 28 April 2018.
Beccles Airfield
Sat 28 Apr

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 - Hadleigh Community Choir sing for Kersey Church
A light hearted and enjoyable programme of songs and music by our popular, local community choir. profits towards the upkeep of our beautiful church.
St Mary’s Church Kersey
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Ipswich Round Table Enchanted Woodland Charity Ball
Charity Ball in aid of Fresh Start - new beginnings, includes welcome drink, 3 course meal, entertainment and dancing. Charity auction with some fantastic prizes. Dress code Black Tie. Tickets £55 per head For ticket enquiries contact rtcharityball@gmail.com
The Grand Hall, Corn Exchange, Ipswich
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Celebration of Quilts and Needlecrafts
Exhibition of Patchwork and Quilting, Embroidery, Crochet, Needlefelting, Knitting etc, Heritage Quilts, Demonstrations, Sales Stalls, Raffle, Light Lunches, Cream Teas, Cakes
St Mary’s Church, Harkstead, Ipswich
Sat 28 Apr and Sun 29 Apr

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 - East Anglian Game & Country Fair - Crafts Village Only
We are providing a Crafts Village at this event
Euston Estate, Euston, Nr. Thetford Suffolk
Sat 28 Apr and Sun 29 Apr

More details - Art Exhibition by The Assington Group of Artists
Art Exhibition by the Assington Group of Artists. Sat 28th April 10am - 5pm & Sun 29th April 10am-4pm. Free entry.
Village Hall, The Street, Assington
Sat 28 Apr and Sun 29 Apr

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 - Ipswich Mencap Garden Sale
Garden sale. Tools plants etc on offer.
Burgess House 236 Felixstowe RD. Ipswich
Sat 28 Apr

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 - Think Floyd - Live in Concert
This extraordinary band, dubbed the Definitive Pink Floyd Experience, are renowned for their stunning celebration of the music of one of the world’s greatest bands.
Marina Theatre, Marina, Lowestoft
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Suffolk Keep Fit Association Activity Afternoon
KFA Suffolk presents an Activity Afternoon with the opportunity to try Sit and Stay Fit, a seated exercise session and an active Keep Fit Class. Refreshments included in the ticket price and a representative from the Alzheimer’s Society will be on hand to tell us about their local work.
Hadleigh Pool and Leisure, Stonehouse Road, Hadleigh
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Farmers & Crafts Market
Local meat producer and seller TFM Butchers of Isleham. Sally of The Pie Kitchen with award winning pies, cheese, olives & more from Barleycorn Deli; Freckenham eggs; unusual preserves; local Honey; W.I. country market; seasonal veg, homemade produce; bread from the Friendly Loaf Co.
Freckenham Village Hall, Fordham Road, Freckenham, Bury St Edmunds
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Melford Hall - Three Mills Walk
A guided walk along the the old railway line and taking in three water mills as well as Sudbury’s famous water meadows. A pleasant 5.5 mile guided walk from magnificent Melford Hall to Gainsborough’s House in Sudbury.
Melford Hall, Long Melford, Sudbury,
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Long Melford Book Fair
Between 15 and 20 exhibitors will be offering a wide range of secondhand, out of print and collectable books for sale. From paperbacks to antiquarian. Often also postcards and ephemera. Home made refreshments available. Free parking. The longest running independent book fair in East Anglia.
Memorial Hall (opp Bull Hotel), Long Melford
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Day of Clairvoyant Readings
Hadleigh Healers are having another popular Day of Readings, with Spiritual Mediums offering 20 minute, one to one readings, for only £15 per reading. Please pre-book your readings with Mavis to avoid disappointment on the day on 01473 823282.
Hadleigh Healing Society, The Bungalow, Sisters Court, Hadleigh
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Flatford - A Wildlife Walk with Richard Allen
Take a walk with artist and bird expert Richard Allen to observe the birds and other wildlife found near Flatford. There should be newly arrived warblers, nightingales and cuckoos singing from the marsh, whilst along the river we may well chance on a kingfisher, egrets and waders. Booking Essential.
Flatford, Flatford, East Bergholt,
Sat 28 Apr

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

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 - Stonham Barns Easter Sunday Car Boot on 1st April from 8am #carboot
Good first crowd last Sunday and was great to be back in the field. We expect the crowds to grow each week and the number of sellers & Buyers to overtake last years high figures. Easter Weekend and a great crowd expected. There’s also the East Coast Mini Meet where they are raising money for Guide Dogs.
Stonham Barns Sunday Car Boot, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal
Sun 29 Apr, Sun 6 May, Sun 13 May, Sun 20 May, Sun 27 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

Seraphim’s Musical Pilgrimage More details - Seraphim's Musical Pilgrimage
Seraphim’s Musical Pilgrimage – it’s one secret you’ll want to share. "Oh, if these walls could sing…” Discover rare pictures from the past in the company of Seraphim on a very special musical journey around some of north Suffolk’s most precious village churches.
Holy Trinity, Gisleham ~ St Botolph’s, North Cove ~ The Fleece Inn, Bungay ~ St Andrew’s, Ilketshall St Andrew ~ St Andrew’s, Westhall
Sun 29 Apr
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More details - Carlton Colville mum2mummarket Nearly New Sale
*MUM2MUMMARKET COMES TO LOWESTOFT* www.facebook.com/events/1778530445520106/ Grab yourself a *BARGAIN* at our Nearly New Sale. Massive savings to be had. £2 Entry on the door or get a 2-4-1 entry voucher online at www.mum2mummarket.co.uk Want to book a stall?
Carlton Colville Community Centre Hall Road Carlton Colville
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Moat House - Open Garden for NGS
Set in a 2 acre historic and partially moated site. This tranquil mature garden has been developed over 20yrs. Bordered by mature trees the garden is in various sections incl a sunken garden, rose and clematis arbours, herbaceous borders with hydrangeas and alliums surrounded by box hedging, small arboretum.
Moat House, Bury St. Edmunds
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Blakenham Woodland Garden - Open Garden for NGS
Beautiful 6 acre woodland garden with variety of rare trees and shrubs, Chinese rocks and landscape sculpture. Lovely in spring with snowdrops, daffodils, camellias, magnolias and bluebells followed by roses in early summer. Woodland Garden open from 1 March to 31 July. Donations to NGS on NGS days.
Blakenham Woodland Garden, Ipswich
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Lowestoft Cruising Club Boat Jumble & Auction
Occasional Boat Jumble event at Lowestoft Cruising Club in Harbour Road, Oulton Broad, Lowestoft. Take’s place on the club’s hard standing alongside Lake Lothing. Pitches are very limited so make your booking ASAP. Boat related items only please.
Off Harbour Road Oulton Broad
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Bach and Buxtehude at Easter - Colchester Chamber Choir
A programme of exhilarating choral music for Easter, featuring Bach’s Christ lag in Todesbanden BWV4, his motet Lobet dem Herrn and Buxtehude’s Heut’ triumphieret Gottes Sohn, Jesu meines Lebens Leben, Magnificat and Alleluia.
St Edmundsbury Cathedral, Angel Hill, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Stonham Barns Sunday Car Boot on 22nd April 2018 from 8am #carboot
Stonham Barns Traditional Sunday Car Boot on Sunday 22nd April 2018 from 8am #carboot Much better weather last Sunday, after the fog and a good turn out. Great weather this Sunday and lots of sellers expected. Covered stalls booking fast.
Stonham Barns Sunday Car Boot, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal
Sun 29 Apr, Sun 6 May, Sun 13 May, Sun 20 May, Sun 27 May, Sun 3 Jun, Sun 10 Jun, Sun 17 Jun

More details - The Place for Plants, East Bergholt Place Garden - Open Garden for NGS
20-acre 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. A fine collection of camellias, magnolias and rhododendrons, topiary, and the National Collection of deciduous Euonymus.
The Place for Plants, East Bergholt Place Garden, East Bergholt
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Luxury Afternoon Tea
Includes entry to Catastrophe Cat Cafe and unlimited cat cuddles! Book a single visit to Catastrophe Cat Café to ensure you get the complete ’Cat Experience’! Enjoy playing with the cats including Bengals & Siamese, using a range of toys. Marvel at them on the ceiling walkway and feed them treats!
Unit 27, Lions Barns, Maitland Road, Needham Market, Ipswich, Suffolk
Sun 29 Apr, Sun 6 May, Sun 13 May, Sun 20 May, Sun 27 May, Sun 3 Jun, Sun 10 Jun

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 - Sudbury & District Philatelic Society Meeting
Annual General Meeting. Organised by Sudbury & District Philatelic Society. Contact for details: David Gottesmann (Secretary).
Church Hall, Our Lady & St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, 20 The Croft, Sudbury, Suffolk
Tue 1 May

More details - Ickworth - Spring Trail
Discover more about Ickworth and the nature that surrounds you on our new for 2018 Spring Trail. Grab a trail map and embark on a journey of discovery across our estate. Find out about the natural world and learn more about the Women who helped shape Ickworth. Booking Not Needed.
Ickworth, The Rotunda, Horringer, Bury St Edmunds,
Wed 2 May to Sun 3 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 - Ickworth - Theodora: Collector, Moderniser, Custodian
Discover the woman behind the title. With a new exhibition in the house discover Theodora, the 4th Marchioness of Bristol - a thoroughly modern woman whose vision, passion and commitment helped to seal the future of the Ickworth we experience today. Booking Not Needed. Children are welcome.
Ickworth, The Rotunda, Horringer, Bury St Edmunds,
Wed 2 May to Thu 31 May

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 - 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 - 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 - Lavenham Guildhall - Spinning Demonstrations
Visit Lavenham Guildhall on one of our spinning days and see our wonderful volunteers in action; demonstrating the traditional art of spinning wool into the yarn we see and recognise today. Our spinning demonstrations are ongoing throughout the day. Every week on a Thursday.
Lavenham Guildhall, Market Place, Lavenham, Sudbury
Thu 3 May, Thu 10 May, Thu 17 May, Thu 24 May, Thu 31 May

More details - Ickworth - Theodora: a coronation to remember
Theodora’s attendance of two coronations during her time as Marchioness demonstrated the social circles she mixed in and the role she played in society.
Ickworth, The Rotunda, Horringer, Bury St Edmunds,
Thu 3 May to Thu 31 May

More details - Tattersalls Tour
The famous Tattersalls Bloodstock Auction House attracts the wealthiest owners and industry figures from all over the world, including members of the Royal family from countries such as Dubai and Qatar. As bidding soars in the saleroom the electrifying atmosphere radiates throughout the whole town.
Newmarket
Fri 4 May

More details - Menopause the Musical
Starring Cheryl Fergison (EastEnders), Maureen Nolan (The Nolans), Rebecca Wheatley (Casualty) and Hilary O’Neil (ITV’s Copy Cats) this hysterical show is packed full of one-liners and parody songs about hot flushes and memory loss.
Marina Theatre, Marina, Lowestoft
Fri 4 May

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 - 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 - Bingo
Rosedale Funeral Home presents a fun-filled family night of Bingo
Beccles Public Hall, Smallgate, Beccles
Fri 4 May

More details - Friday Freckenham Film Night - Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool Cert PG   running time 105 mins
Based on Peter Turner’s memoir, the film follows the playful but passionate relationship between Turner (Bell) and the eccentric Academy Award (R)-winning actress Gloria Grahame (Bening) in 1978 Liverpool.
Freckenham Village Hall, Fordham Road, Freckenham, Bury St Edmunds
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 4 May, Fri 11 May, Fri 18 May, Fri 25 May

More details - Let There be Rock
A tribute to AC/DC
Beccles Public Hall, Smallgate, Beccles
Sat 5 May

More details - Trad Jazz Nite
Trad Jazz Nite organised by the Stowmarket Lions Charity. Sat 5th May. The Storyville Jazz Band, on tour from Holland. Playing at the John Peel Centre, Stowmarket. 7.15pm for 7.45pm. Tickets £12.50 available from John Peel Centre Box Office, Phone 0845 833 5114. or on line www.stowmarket-lions.org.uk
John Peel Centre for Creative Arts, Church Walk, Stowmarket.
Sat 5 May

More details - Ickworth - Great British Dog Walk for Hearing Dogs for Deaf people 2018
Register for Hearing Dogs walk or just come on the day for a great family day out! Organised by Hearing Dogs for Deaf People, there are two walk routes to choose from - 3k and 7k.
Ickworth, The Rotunda, Horringer, Bury St Edmunds,
Sat 5 May

More details - Drinkstone Annual Sale Trail
Drinkstone Annual Sale Trail 2018 – Saturday 5th May – 9.30am – 2.30pm Households around the village open up their garages to sell a wide range of items. Others prefer to sell their wares from a table top in the Village Hall, where you will also find home made cakes and mouth-watering refreshments .?
Drinkstone Village Hall (& surrounding village), Gedding Road, Drinkstone, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
Sat 5 May

Great British Dog Walk - Ickworth Park More details - Great British Dog Walk - Ickworth Park
Join in this fabulous walk with family and friends, with or without a dog! This is a great walk for dog lovers of all ages, with a free doggie bandana for every adult booking.
Ickworth Park, Horringer, nr Bury St Edmunds
Sat 5 May
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More details - Show Us Your Shells!
It’s time to SHELL-EBRATE the wonderful world of tortoises and turtles!
Africa Alive!
Sat 5 May to Mon 7 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 - Ickworth - Ickworth Church Vault Tour
Support The Ickworth Church Conservation Trust and delve into the history behind Ickworth Church. Nestled into the Ickworth parkland stands Ickworth Church - the oldest surviving building on the Ickworth Estate, and the only reminder of the earlier parish of Ickworth.
Ickworth, The Rotunda, Horringer, Bury St Edmunds,
Sat 5 May

More details - Kentwell Hall's Tudor May Day Celebrations
A wonderful Tudor event with over 100 costumed Tudors, and includes lots of merry making and activities for all the family to join in. Tudors will be in the main house, around the gardens & grounds and joining in all the May celebrations; musical events, plays, processions, dancing and pageantry.
Kentwell Hall, Long Melford
Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May

More details - Clare Art Club Arts and Crafts Exhibition
The exhibition is home to a wide variety of original art, crafts, jewellery, prints and cards for sale. There will be art demonstrations going on throughout the weekend, so pop down and learn some tips from the artists themselves.
Clare Town Hall, Market Hill, Clare, Sudbury
Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May

More details - Stowupland Flower Festival and Craft Fair
Craft fair with lots of stalls, free parking and scrumptious refreshments in the church hall. Flower festival in the church next door.
Stowupland Church Hall
Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May

Beccles Antiques Street Market More details - Beccles Antiques Street Market
The Beccles Antiques Street Market held in the centre of Beccles will take place on Sunday 6th May. The market plays host to a hundred general and specialist dealers selling a wide range of good quality antiques and collectables including furniture, silver, china, linen, jewellery, books, clocks, retro and vintage...
Beccles Town centre
Sun 6 May
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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 - Rosedale - Open Garden for NGS
Approx one-third of an acre plantsman’s garden developed over the last 24 years, containing many unusual plants, herbaceous borders and pond. For the May opening see a super collection of peonies and for the July opening a stunning collection of approx 60 Agapanthus in full flower.
Rosedale, Bures
Sun 6 May

More details - Ickworth - Living History -  Jubilee Celebrations
Capture a glimpse of the past as a day in the life of a 1930s basement unfolds around you. The 6th May 1935 marked the start of George V Silver Jubilee celebrations and was declared a public holiday.
Ickworth, The Rotunda, Horringer, Bury St Edmunds,
Sun 6 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 - Spring Forage and Wild Cooking Demo
Suffolk Market Events is delighted to have teamed up with The Foragers Feast to bring you even more fabulous foraging workshops with Carl Shillingford (expert forager and a Michel Roux trained chef) and Matthew Rooney (hugely knowledgable ecologist and mushroom grower).
Arger Fen
Sun 6 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 - Mendlesham Street Fayre
A day out for all the family. Monday 7th May. Old Market Street, Mendlesham. Stalls: crafts, tombola, jewellery, books, plants.
Old Market Street and Community Centre, Mendlesham
Mon 7 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 - Rose May Fete
Rose May Fete now in its 5th year we will be holding our annual May Day Fete Indoor and outdoor stalls Fun dog show arena displays inflatables live music
church road, beccles
Mon 7 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Bury St. Edmunds & District Philatelic Society Meeting
Annual General Meeting & Mini-auction. Organised by Bury St. Edmunds & District Philatelic Society. Contact for details: Rod Finn (Secretary).
Church Institute, The Street, Great Barton, Bury St. Edmunds
Tue 8 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 - 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 - Ickworth - A walk through pink lace
Join us on a seasonal walk to learn new things about our special place. Explore our Walled Garden and immerse yourself in a beautiful walk surrounded by tulips with a knowledgeable Gardening team member.
Ickworth, The Rotunda, Horringer, Bury St Edmunds,
Wed 9 May, Wed 16 May

More details - Remembering Fred
Backed by a full supporting cast of dancers, live band and singers, the 2018 Remembering Fred tour will feature new songs, new dances and a new look.
Marina Theatre, Marina, Lowestoft
Fri 11 May

More details - Summer Craft Market
Our beautiful Summer Craft Market will be back in the gorgeous Suffolk village of Clare where you will find us all under one stunning roof in Clare Town Hall.
Clare Town Hall, Market Hill, Clare
Sat 12 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 - Spa Evening with the Cats!
Join us on Saturday 12th May from 7.00pm-9.30pm for our Pamper Evening with the Cats! Included for £10: -Free entry to see the Cats -Free luxury spa slippers -Glass of prosecco or Cat themed Mocktail £5 for a 15 minute treatment including Reiki, Swedish Neck/Scalp/Shoulder Massage plus many more.
Unit 27, Maitland Road, Needham Market, IPSWICH
Sat 12 May

More details - Country Mile Tour
This is our most popular tour and offers a true insight into one of the world’s leading racehorse training centres. This action-packed day will show you all Newmarket has to offer.
Newmarket
Sat 12 May, Sat 2 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Sat 7 Jul

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 - Young Talent @ The Hall
Calling all 11 - 17 year old performers to enter our talent competition
Beccles Public Hall, Smallgate, Beccles
Sat 12 May

More details - Signed, Sealed. Delivered
Stevie Wonder is one of the most successful performers of the century, selling over 100 million records worldwide.
Marina Theatre, Marina, Lowestoft
Sat 12 May

More details - Lavenham Guildhall - Discover Lavenham's Secrets
Join us for a short talk about the Guildhall over coffee and biscuits before enjoying a guided walk around historic Lavenham uncover secrets and hidden tales. Lovely light lunch included. A guided walk around the historic centre of this unique medieval village.
Lavenham Guildhall, Market Place, Lavenham, Sudbury
Sat 12 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 - Melford Hall - Melford Hall's Railway Walk
A popular guided walk taking in some railway and village history as well as both some modern archaeology and the natural beauty of the Suffolk countryside. Join us for a guided four-mile walk retracing the route of the former Great Eastern Railway Line linking the medieval wool towns of Lavenham and Long Melford.
Melford Hall, Long Melford, Sudbury,
Sat 12 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 - Horsecroft Hall - Open Garden for NGS
Extensive lawns sweep around the east and south sides of The Hall and the formal gardens are separated from the adjacent park land by a ha-ha. The sizeable garden has formal beds, including a shrub bank and a partially walled kitchen garden.
Horsecroft Hall, Bury St. Edmunds
Sun 13 May

More details - The South Suffolk Show
This year’s traditional agricultural show will be celebrating country life with the stunt riders of ‘The Cavalry of Heroes’ performing a tribute to the horses and soldiers of World War One in the grand ring, marking 100 years since the end of The Great War. Horses, pigs, sheep and cows can also be seen competing.
Ampton Point-to-Point Course, Ingham, Nr Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
Sun 13 May

More details - Fullers Mill Garden - Open Garden for NGS
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 great natural charm.
Fullers Mill Garden, West Stow
Sun 13 May

More details - An Afternoon with Martin Bell
Martin Bell - War and Death of the News
Beccles Public Hall, Smallgate, Beccles
Sun 13 May

More details - Bury St Edmunds Farmers Market
Following its hugely successful first year of trading, Bury St Edmunds’ Farmers’ Market is back!
The Traverse, Bury St Edmunds
Sun 13 May, Sun 10 Jun, Sun 8 Jul

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 - 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 - Hawstead Place - Open Garden for NGS
The garden consists of a Kitchen garden, the back walled garden which is abundant with tulips and Narcissi and a small walled garden with shrubs and perennial borders. Late spring colour is provided by bulbs, tulips, alliums and camassias. The front lawn overlooks the parkland and two small borders.
Hawstead Place, Bury St. Edmunds
Sun 13 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 - 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 - Street Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Approx 1 acre of landscaped garden, with several mature trees. The garden includes a water cascade, pond with island and a number of bridges. Formal rose garden, rose pergola and hornbeam walk. Gravel paths with steps and slopes.
Street Farm, Freckenham
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 - Ickworth - Collections Care with the Conservation Team; a Hands on Approach
A rare opportunity to experience helping with our Conservation Team. A rare opportunity to experience helping with our conservation cleaning by signing up to volunteer for an afternoon. This is a great chance to get hands on with our collection as well as being involved with caring for this incredible place.
Ickworth, The Rotunda, Horringer, Bury St Edmunds,
Tue 15 May

More details - Ipswich Mencap Open Coffee Morning
Open coffee/social morning held on a regular basis
Burgess House 236 Felixstowe RD. Ipswich
Tue 15 May, Tue 19 Jun to Thu 12 Jul

More details - Sudbury & District Philatelic Society Meeting
Going Off Piste (Members’ displays). Organised by Sudbury & District Philatelic Society. Contact for details: David Gottesmann (Secretary).
Church Hall, Our Lady & St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, 20 The Croft, Sudbury, Suffolk
Tue 15 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 - TOM,DICK & HARRY  Hilarious farce!
RATS present Ray & Michael Cooney’s hilarious farce Tom Dick & Harry (by kind permission of Samuel French.) Play with a light supper included. Tom and Linda excitedly await the arrival of Mrs Potter from the adoption agency in the hope that she will approve their application.
RINGSHALL VILLAGE HALL LOWER FARM RD RINGSHALL IPSWICH IP142JB
Thu 17 May

More details - Film & Baby
The Big Sick Cert 12a For parents/careers with children up to 18 months, higher lights, lower sound, nappy changing facilities, relaxed, social environment.
Beccles Public Hall, Smallgate, Beccles
Thu 17 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

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 - Race Day Tour
After a driven tour around the town you will visit the fascinating National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art where you can learn about the royal connections to the town and the history of where racing began, right here!
Newmarket
Fri 18 May, Sat 19 May, Sat 9 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Fri 13 Jul, Sat 14 Jul

More details - Ipswich Mencap Garage Sales
Open garage sales helping to raise funds. Every Saturday weather permitting
Burgess House 236 Felixstowe RD. Ipswich
Fri 18 May, Sat 26 May, Sat 2 Jun, Sat 9 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Sat 30 Jun, Sat 7 Jul, Sat 14 Jul

More details - Swing With Laughter
STARRING BOBBY DAVRO, KENNY LYNCH, ANITA HARRIS, JESSICA MARTIN & THE RAT PACK
Marina Theatre, Marina, Lowestoft
Fri 18 May

More details - Snowflake Ball
Snowflake Ball - Save the date! (fundraising for Home-Start in Suffolk)
Milsoms, Kesgrave
Fri 18 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 - The Hadleigh Show
Join us for a great family day out at the 179th Hadleigh Show on Saturday 19th May 2018 located in the beautiful setting of Holbecks Park with plenty of free parking. This year Broke FMX and Titan the Robot will be joining us.
Holbecks Park, Hadleigh
Sat 19 May

More details - Master Crafts Fair
Border Craft Collective - come and meet local crafters
Eye Town Hall
Sat 19 May

More details - Handbells in Concert with The East Anglian Regional Team
The East Anglian Regional Handbell Team will be playing a selection of classical, popular and original handbell music. With 40 musicians and over 360 instruments this is a concert not to be missed.
Community Centre, School Street, Needham Market
Sat 19 May

More details - Weird and Wonderful Wood 2018
Weird and Wonderful Wood is returning again to the stunning Estate at Haughley Park on 19th and 20th May 2018. This event is a celebration of many aspects of woodwork, showcasing talents of specialist woodworkers, and described as “the most magical day ever” Anna Morrell, Kent.
Haughley Park Estate Wetherden Nr. Stowmarket
Sat 19 May and Sun 20 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 - Flatford - Flatford Ramble - Constable's Footsteps
Join one of our experienced guides for a 3 hour (4 mile) ramble, visiting the views that inspired the artist John Constable. The tour will also visit East Bergholt and Dedham, where Constable was born and where he lived for the first part of his life.
Flatford, Flatford, East Bergholt,
Sat 19 May

More details - Jazz Unlimited
An afternoon with Jazz Unlimited
Beccles Public Hall, Smallgate, Beccles
Sun 20 May

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 - Ickworth - Book Display - First Editions
Learn more about the books in our vast collection at Ickworth. Many people feel a frisson of excitement when told that a copy of a centuries-old book is a first edition. Some will pay vast amounts to own first editions.
Ickworth, The Rotunda, Horringer, Bury St Edmunds,
Sun 20 May

More details - Spring Forage and Wild Cooking Demo
Suffolk Market Events is delighted to have teamed up with The Foragers Feast to bring you even more fabulous foraging workshops with Carl Shillingford (expert forager and a Michel Roux trained chef) and Matthew Rooney (hugely knowledgable ecologist and mushroom grower).
Arger Fen
Sun 20 May

More details - The Priory - Open Garden for NGS
Interesting 9 acre garden with fine views over Constable countryside; lawns sloping down to small lakes and water garden; fine trees, rhododendrons and azaleas; walled garden; mixed borders and ornamental greenhouse. Wide variety of plants.
The Priory, Colchester
Sun 20 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 - 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 - Ickworth - An Ickworth Ramble
Don’t wait until the summer to be inspired by the outdoors this year. This walk, as part of the Suffolk Walking Festival, will take you off the beaten track to explore some of the 1800 acres that Ickworth has to offer.
Ickworth, The Rotunda, Horringer, Bury St Edmunds,
Wed 23 May

More details - Forbidden Nights
Roll Up! Roll Up! The boys that took Britain’s Got Talent by storm are heading for Felixstowe! Circus just got sexy® with Forbidden Nights giving you an evening to remember with thrills, fantasy and forbidden thoughts at every turn!
The Spa Pavilion Theatre, Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, Suffolk
Thu 24 May

More details - Monthly Meeting, Ipswich Branch, Suffolk Family History Society. Thursday 24th May 2018
Thursday 24th May at 7:15 p.m. Ipswich Group, Suffolk Family History Society. Following our brief Annual Group Meeting, reviewing the past year, we will hear about “Interpreting Parish Records” Genealogists tend to take parish registers for granted as valuable sources of information for finding our ancestors.
Co-op Education Centre, 11 Fore Street, Ipswich (Car Park in Waterworks Street IP4 1JG)
Thu 24 May

More details - Spring Exhibition - Society of East Anglian Watercolourists
An East Anglian art collective is set to open their spring exhibition in Snape. The Spring Exhibition by the Society of East Anglian Watercolourists (SEAW) will take place at The Pond Gallery at Snape Maltings.
Pond Gallery, Snape Maltings, Snape, Suffolk
Fri 25 May to Wed 30 May

More details - Dalham Hall Stud Tour
Discover Newmarket has an exclusive opportunity to visit Godolphin’s International Headquarters, Dalham Hall Stud for one day only. Visit this prestigious stud to view the facilities and champion stallions including Dubawi and New Approach.
Newmarket
Fri 25 May

More details - Magic of the Beatles
If you’re looking for an authentic, lively dose of ‘Beatlemania’ then you need to look no furthe
Marina Theatre, Marina, Lowestoft
Fri 25 May

More details - Nowton Nights - Jools Holland & his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra
Nowton Nights - Jools Holland & his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra featuring Gilson Lavis with Special Guest Marc Almond and Guest Vocalists Ruby Turner & Louise Marshall & Rosie Mae + Mark Flanagan. Artists performing: Jools Holland, Marc Almond.: Tickets avaiable.
Nowton Park, Bury St Edmunds
Fri 25 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 26 May

More details - Kentwell Hall's Through the Ages (Neolithics, Romans, Tudors, 1920's . . . to Present Day)
A fantastic experience journeying through the ages. From a Neolithic camp to the twentieth century (with a few historical surprises along the way), this is a fantastic event for all the family!
Kentwell Hall, Long Melford
Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May

More details - Charsfest 2018
A mixture of fete, stalls, fun races, Tug of War etc on Saturday 26th May from 2pm until late. Entertainment will be provided by Farlingaye Big Band, Hip Op, Sharon Bird, plus an open mic slot so come and showcase your talents. Food and licensed bar available all day and evening.
Charsfield Recreation Ground
Sat 26 May

More details - Cockfield Art Show
Featuring over 650 paintings for sale by over 100 local artists, this is one of the largest and friendliest art shows in East Anglia. The paintings are complimented by wood turning, pottery and glassware and home made refreshments and light lunches are served throughout the three days. FREE ENTRY!
Cockfield Village Hall, Church Lane, Cockfield, Bury St Edmunds
Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May

More details - Love your Zoo – How to Build a Zoo
As part of our BIAZA Love your Zoo celebrations, find out all about how zoos were built then and now, and help us create a zoo of the future.
Africa Alive!
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Ickworth - Children's Crafts - The Women of Ickworth
To celebrate women getting the Vote 100 years ago we’ll be delving into the history of women at Ickworth with our crafts. As you visit the property you can learn about the key women of Ickworth’s history; their lives and their influence on the estate.
Ickworth, The Rotunda, Horringer, Bury St Edmunds,
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Short Head Tour
This popular half-day morning tour is ideal for people with other afternoon plans or those just wanting a glimpse into the world of racing. You will spend the morning visiting the gallops, a trainer’s yard and then onto the National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art or The National Stud (see set dates).
Newmarket
Sat 26 May, Sat 16 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Sat 14 Jul

More details - Dusty and the Shades of the 60's
Dusty & The Shades of the 60s celebrates the life and music of one of the most iconic female artistes of our time, the legendary Dusty Springfield.
Marina Theatre, Marina, Lowestoft
Sat 26 May

More details - Bury St Edmunds Postcard Fair
Postcard Fair including Ephemera, Autographs and Accessories. 58 Tables with 35 Dealers. Local and National Dealers. Refreshments and Free Parking.
County Upper School, Beetons Way, Bury St Edmunds
Sat 26 May

More details - Melford Hall - Tales from the High Seas
Join one of our naval history experts as he recounts tales of the Hyde Parker naval exploits. Meet in the library for a rsum of the naval exploits of the Hyde Parker family. From the Baltic to the Caribbean or from the Indian to the Atlantic Oceans, the Hyde Parker family were a sea-faring dynasty.
Melford Hall, Long Melford, Sudbury,
Sat 26 May

More details - 5th Festival of Suffolk Poetry
Suffolk Poetry Society will be hosting their fifth festival on 26th May 2018. The morning will see three workshops, and the afternoon will find the Poetry Cafés that abound in Suffolk in full flow. We also hope to have Suffolk ONE and Suffolk University students again.
John Peel Centre in Stowmarket
Sat 26 May

More details - Nowton Nights – Abba Mania
Nowton Nights – Abba Mania. Artists performing: Abba Mania.: Tickets avaiable.
Nowton Park, Bury St Edmunds
Sat 26 May

More details - Nowton Nights - UB40
Nowton Nights - UB40 & Special Guest Support. Artists performing: UB40.: Tickets avaiable.
Nowton Park, Bury St Edmunds
Sun 27 May

More details - RSPCA Family Fun Day
There will be lots going on at our Family Fun Day including; food stalls, a bouncy castle, BBQ, local charity stands, a dog agility course, our very own Doggy Olympics, arts and crafts, music and a very special guest. None other than Marshall from Paw Patrol! All in aid of local animals in need.
RSPCA Animal Centre, Mill Lane, Martlesham, Woodbridge
Sun 27 May

More details - Cars on Bardwell Village Green 2018
The Green,Bardwell,Suffolk
Sun 27 May

More details - Lavenham Farmers Market
Lavenham Farmers Market is officially the best market in Suffolk. This fantastic Farmers’ Market boasts over 30 of the highest quality, small scale producers in Suffolk.
Lavenham Village Hall, Church Street, Lavenham
Sun 27 May, Sun 24 Jun, Sun 22 Jul

More details - WAW Wrestling
Live wrestling from the World Association of Wrestling
Beccles Public Hall, Smallgate, Beccles
Sun 27 May

More details - Champagne Afternoon Tea & Tour
Learn about the illustrious history of The Jockey Club and the sport of horseracing through the knowledgeable team of Rooms Stewards at The Jockey Club Rooms.
Newmarket
Sun 27 May, Sun 10 Jun

More details - Berghersh Place - Open Garden for NGS
Peaceful walled and hedged gardens surround elegant Regency house (not open) among fields above the Fynn Valley. Circular walk from the farm buildings, around house with lawns and mature trees to a pretty view of the valley. Mound, ponds, bog area and orchard paddock.
Berghersh Place, Ipswich
Sun 27 May

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
Sun 27 May

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 - Wedding Festival and Fair
This is a wedding fair not to be missed. The beautiful church of St Mary’s will be decorated with flowers and wedding dresses, as well as displays to help couples plan their big day.
Great Blakenham Parish Room, The Chequers Freehouse and St Mary’s Church, Great Blakenham, Suffolk
Mon 28 May

More details - Woodwards - Open Garden for NGS
Award winning S facing gently sloping garden of 1½ acres, overlooking the rolling Suffolk countryside. Designed and maintained by owners for yr-round colour and interest, lots of island beds, well stocked with 1000s of bulbs, shrubs and perennials, vegetable plot, display of 100+ hanging baskets for spring and summer.
Woodwards, Ipswich
Mon 28 May, Sun 8 Jul, Tue 24 Jul

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 - Holm House - Open Garden for NGS
7 different areas to see: lawn with mature trees and Holm Oaks; formal garden with topiary, box hedging and borders with year round interest; rose garden; woodland walk with hellebores, camellias, rhododendrons and bulbs; cut flower garden with greenhouse and cutting beds; large kitchen garden with impressive
Holm House, Bury St. Edmunds
Mon 28 May

More details - Ickworth - 1930s Recipes with the Living History Cooks
Join our Living History cooks as they bring the kitchen to life baking 1930s dishes. The Living History cooks prepare a selection of 1930s recipes.
Ickworth, The Rotunda, Horringer, Bury St Edmunds,
Wed 30 May

More details - Les Musicals
Musical theatre’s leading men and X Factor stars; JONATHAN ANSELL (G4 front man) & RHYDIAN ROBERTS join forces for the first time ever to create a dramatic & spine-tingling concert packed full of the biggest hits of the West End and Broadway.
The Spa Pavilion Theatre, Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, Suffolk
Wed 30 May

More details - Retreat Day with Sue Monckton-Rickett
‘Coming Home to the Loving Father’. “God is looking into the distance for me, trying to find me, and longing to bring me home” Henri Nouwen.
Otley Hall Hall Lane Otley
Thu 31 May

More details - Britain's Got Magic
Reaching the Live Finals of Britain’s Got Talent 2016, prepare to experience the sensational magic of Christian Lee, who is an award winning comedy magician.
Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds Westgate Street Bury St Edmunds
Thu 31 May

More details - Ickworth - Bat Walk and Talk 2018
The Ickworth estate is home to many bats, these walks & talks are a brilliant opportunity to see and hear them. Discover the difference between the calls of a Pipistrelle and a Daubenton’s; learn about their habitat and what we can do to improve it.
Ickworth, The Rotunda, Horringer, Bury St Edmunds,
Thu 31 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 1 Jun, Fri 8 Jun, Fri 15 Jun, Fri 22 Jun, Fri 29 Jun

More details - Tiddler and Other Terrific Tales
Under the sea, out on the farm and into the jungle, these terrific tales are woven together with live music, puppetry and a whole host of colourful characters from Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s best-loved titles: Tiddler, Monkey Puzzle, The Smartest Giant in Town and A Squash and a Squeeze.
Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds Westgate Street Bury St Edmunds
Fri 1 Jun to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Wyken Hall - Open Garden for NGS
4-acres, with knot and herb garden, old-fashioned rose garden, kitchen and wild garden, nuttery, pond, gazebo and maze; herbaceous borders and old orchard. Woodland walk, vineyard.
Wyken Hall, Stanton
Sat 2 Jun and Sun 3 Jun

More details - Suffolk Open Studios
Suffolk Open Studios 2018 launches in June to celebrate the county’s thriving artistic community. 100+ artists will open their studios to give visitors a unique opportunity to “look behind the scenes” and see them in action. The programme runs over the first 4 weekends of June, commencing Sat 2 June.
Artists’ studios throughout Suffolk
Sat 2 Jun, Sun 3 Jun, Sat 9 Jun, Sun 10 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Sun 17 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Sun 24 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 - Bootleg Boss
Bruce Springsteen Tribute
Beccles Public Hall, Smallgate, Beccles
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Hawkedon Summer Fete
Traditional village fete held in the grounds of Hawkedon Hall. There will be lots of games for the children with great prizes. Tea & cakes. Bric-a-brac. Home made produce. Delicious Hamburgers and hot dogs. Book stall. Good quality clothes. Raffle & tombola.
Hawkedon Hall, Hawkedon, Bury St Edmunds
Sun 3 Jun

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 - 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 3 Jun, Sun 10 Jun, Sun 17 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Sun 8 Jul, Sun 15 Jul, Sun 22 Jul, Sun 29 Jul

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 3 Jun, Sun 17 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

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 Thurlow Hall - Open Garden for NGS
13 acres of beautiful gardens set around the River Stour, the banks of which are adorned with stunning displays of daffodil and narcissi together with blossoming trees in spring.
Great Thurlow Hall, Haverhill
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Yoxford Open Gardens 2018
Yoxford Open Gardens 2018: Sunday June 3rd, 11 to 5. Tickets £3 (accompanied children free) from the Village Hall. Special theme: BIRDS. All profits to local charities.
Yoxford Village Hall, Old High Street, Yoxford, IP173HN
Sun 3 Jun

More details - National Stud Tours
The National Stud opened its gates to the public for the first time in the mid 1970s. To this day The National Stud remains the only commercial stud farm in the UK allowing individuals, small groups and large parties the chance to see behind the scenes of a working Thoroughbred stud farm.
Newmarket
Sun 3 Jun

More details - 'A Peep into History' at Otley Hall
Every Wednesday during June, July & August we are opening the doors to the Great Hall and Linenfold Parlour.
Otley Hall Hall Lane Otley
Wed 6 Jun, Wed 13 Jun, Wed 20 Jun, Wed 27 Jun, Wed 4 Jul, Wed 11 Jul, Wed 18 Jul, Wed 25 Jul, Wed 1 Aug

More details - Somerleyton Hall Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
12½ acres of beautiful gardens contain a wide variety of magnificent specimen trees, shrubs, borders and plants providing colour and interest throughout the yr. Sweeping lawns and formal gardens combine with majestic statuary and original Victorian ornamentation.
Somerleyton Hall Gardens, Somerleyton
Wed 6 Jun

More details - The Script
The Script. Artists performing: The Script.: Tickets avaiable.
High Lodge, Thetford Forest, Thetford, Suffolk
Thu 7 Jun

More details - Gary Barlow
Gary Barlow. Artists performing: Gary Barlow.
High Lodge, Thetford Forest, Thetford, Suffolk
Fri 8 Jun

More details - Red Glass - live band
Come and support this enthusiastic young band AND support Meningitis Now! These local young lads are brilliant musicians and are forging careers in the music and media industries. They play some of their own songs and also covers.
Syleham and Wingfield village hall
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Come along for coffee
Come along for coffee, tea, biscuits, cakes. There will be a cake stall, a raffle, Usborne books, second hand books, a few games, and the chance to sit and chat to friends, as well as catch up with new people. Come and have alook round our lovely village hall.
Syleham and Wingfield village hall
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Lipstick on your Collar
Step back in time to the golden era of pop music where the jukebox roared and feet didn’t touch the floor. Get your dancing shoes at the ready, grab a milkshake and relax - you are in for an evening of back to back hits from the 1950s and 60s!
The Spa Pavilion Theatre, Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, Suffolk
Sat 9 Jun

More details - The Big Barking Bake Sale
THE BIG BARKING BAKE COMPETITION: FIGHTING ANIMAL CRUELTY TOGETHER Saturday June 9th & Sunday 10th June Like baking? Love animals? Join the Big Barking Bake Sale this June at Catastrophe Cat Cake and raise vital funds for mistreated animals all over the world. All in aid of World Animal Protection UK.
Unit 27, Lions Barns, Maitland Road, Needham Market, Ipswich, Suffolk
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Eye Open Gardens
Eye Open Gardens 2018 Over 30 gardens will be open during the weekend. This is a major fundraising event for the Eye Church Development Appeal. We have stalls in the Town Hall selling garden paraphernalia, plants, jams, antiques, pottery and bric-a-brac.
Tickets from Eye Town Hall 1 Broad St, Eye
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Kentwell Hall's Wool Weekend
Kentwell Hall’s Weekend of Wool and all things Sheep! This is an exciting journey from sheep shearing to seeing the wool spun and in the traditional Tudor way, watch dyers and cloth being made.
Kentwell Hall, Long Melford
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Haughley Village Fete 2018
Haughley Royal British Legion is proud to host Haughley Village Fete: ?Craft Stalls ?Vintage Cars ?Arena Displays ?BBQ ?Children’s Rides And much, much more!!
Green Road Haughley
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott
Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott plus special guest Billy Bragg. Artists performing: Jacqui Abbott, Paul Heaton.: Tickets avaiable.
High Lodge, Thetford Forest, Thetford, Suffolk
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Long Melford Book Fair
Between 15 and 20 exhibitors will be offering a wide range of secondhand, out of print and collectable books for sale. From paperbacks to antiquarian. Often also postcards and ephemera. Home made refreshments available. Free parking. The longest running independent book fair in East Anglia.
Memorial Hall (opp Bull Hotel), Long Melford
Sat 9 Jun

More details - 1st Combs Annual  Duck Race
The Duck Race takes place on pikes meadow where we race 2000 plastic ducks down the river over 3 races. We also have Rides, Refreshments, Stalls, Games and Entertainment for all the family.
Pikes Meadow
Sat 9 Jun

More details - The Rendlesham Show 2018
Theme of show: Magic, Myths and Legends Free to see or do Classic Cars; Anglo Saxon ship & re enactors; Model Helicopters/Drones; Time Bubble Machine; Petting Farm; Circus Skills; Garden Show; Fire Engine; FOE Activity; Fun Dog Show (entry fee for participants); U7 Football Tournament; All marquee entertainment -
Jubilee Park, Mayhew Road, Rendlesham
Sat 9 Jun

More details - The Pure Floyd
The Pure Floyd Show
Beccles Public Hall, Smallgate, Beccles
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Cheeki Monkeys BIG Baby & Children’s Market Bury St Edmunds
SAVE up to 90% on quality pre-loved goods! Buy & sell babies’ & children’s toys, clothes & equipment. Pre-loved Stalls £10 (Craft & Business Stalls also available). To BOOK A STALL & for some fantastic pre-loved buying & selling tips, visit our website: www.cheekimonkeys.co.
Moreton Hall Community Centre, Symonds Road, Bury St Edmunds
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Needham Market Community Council Craft Fair
Craft fair with lots of stalls and plenty of free parking. Refreshments available.
Needham Market Community Centre, School Street, Needham Market
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Bury St Edmunds
On Sunday 10th June 2018, Bury St Edmunds 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.
Nowton Park, Nowton Road, Bury St Edmunds
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Drinkstone Park - Open Garden for NGS
Three acre garden with wildlife pond formal Koi pond, herbaceous borders, orchard, woodland and wildlife area, large productive vegetable plot with poly tunnel and greenhouses.
Drinkstone Park, Bury St. Edmunds
Sun 10 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Sun 15 Jul

More details - Cinderella
Ballet Cymru is proud of its innovative productions and Cinderella will be no exception, with a new music score and creative circus elements, combined with the finest classical dance.
Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds Westgate Street Bury St Edmunds
Sun 10 Jun and Mon 11 Jun

More details - Taste of Sudbury Food & Drink Festival
A fantastic annual event, held in the centre of this Suffolk market town and aimed at celebrating, promoting and showcasing the very best producers, restaurants, chefs and food industries that we are so lucky to have in this part of Suffolk.
St Peter’s & Market Hill, Sudbury
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Wood Farm, Gipping - Open Garden for NGS
Wood Farm is an old farm with ponds, orchards and a magnificent 8 acre wild flower meadow (with mown paths) bordered with traditional hedging, trees and woodland. The large cottage garden was created in 2011 with a number of beds planted with flowers, vegetables and topiary.
Wood Farm, Gipping, Stowmarket
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Strutt Your Mutt Dog Day
It’s that time of year again, time to get up and go with team Strutt Your Mutt – join the thousands of others who will be taking part with their dogs to raise funds for Hearing Dogs for Deaf People. We believe Incredible things happen when you bring people and dogs together!
Woodfarm Barn, Benacre
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Kasabian
Kasabian. Artists performing: Kasabian.
High Lodge, Thetford Forest, Thetford, Suffolk
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Old Newton Open Gardens 2018
About 14 varied gardens are opening on June 10th; they range from cottage gardens to wild-life friendly gardens and ones of a more formal style. In addition, the village allotments will be on show. Refreshments will be available in two of the gardens.
14 gardens on a circular route within Old Newton
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Sudbury & District Philatelic Society Meeting
Tasmania (I. Spencer). Organised by Sudbury & District Philatelic Society. Contact for details: David Gottesmann (Secretary).
Church Hall, Our Lady & St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, 20 The Croft, Sudbury, Suffolk
Tue 12 Jun

More details - Bury St. Edmunds & District Philatelic Society Meeting
World War II Miscellany (Mrs C. Finn). Organised by Bury St. Edmunds & District Philatelic Society. Contact for details: Rod Finn (Secretary).
Church Institute, The Street, Great Barton, Bury St. Edmunds
Tue 12 Jun

More details - Lunchtime Recital and Picnic in the Pews
’The King of Instruments’ - A demonstration of the versatility of the organ, performed by Jason Busby, organist. For over 15yrs Jason has played the organ of St.
St Marys Church, Steeple End, Halesworth
Wed 13 Jun

More details - Plants for Women's Wellbeing
Plants for Women’s Wellbeing Thursday 14th June, from 6pm (talk begins at 7pm). Join us for a fabulous girls night in the Jungle! Learn how your garden plants can help you in more ways than you could imagine whilst enjoying a giggle and a cocktail or two...
Urban Jungle Suffolk, London Road, Beccles
Thu 14 Jun

More details - The UK Pink Floyd Experience
Recreating the sights and sounds of the legendary Pink Floyd live in concert, this highly authentic show features over 50 years of hits by one of our most iconic bands.
The Spa Pavilion Theatre, Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, Suffolk
Thu 14 Jun

More details - The Owl and The Pussycat
Join Owly-cat and fellow family members, Jumblie and Quangle Wangle Quee, in a story inspired by the nonsense world of Edward Lear. The spongetaneous trio travel to the dolomphious land where the bong tree grows, learning all about the creatures who live there and their curious habits.
Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds Westgate Street Bury St Edmunds
Fri 15 Jun and Sat 16 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 - Simply Swing
Prepare to be taken on a nostalgic musical trip through the golden era and heyday of Big Band Swing. This sensational show is much more than just a Big Band or a Frank Sinatra tribute.
The Spa Pavilion Theatre, Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, Suffolk
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Splat Quack Go
The Quacking Fun Mud Run. Expect to get mucky and down-right dirty. The obstacles will make you crawl, jump, climb and splat, you may even quack! With pond dips, boggy ditch’s, you’ll be sure to stink.
Poplar Park, Poplar Farm Cottages, Hollesley
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Kentwell Hall Tudor Midsummer Special Event
This is Kentwell’s biggest, best known and most loved Tudor event of the year. Visitors step back in time to 1538 where our Tudors re-create a whole working, living community. Tudors dress, speak, cook, eat, drink, create music and dance . . .
Kentwell Hall, Long Melford
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - Truckfest East
Truckfest is the must see show for enthusiasts, families and the road haulage industry. Proud of its heritage in presenting trucks from all over the world, Truckfest is Europe’s Premier trucking event, showcasing a huge variety of trucks from giant American to jaw dropping customised vehicles.
Trinity Park, Felixstowe Road, Ipswich
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - Marc Anthony as Prince
Marc Anthony is without doubt the world’s best tribute to Prince, not only sounding like him but according to many people, looking more like Prince than Prince did. Come and Join Marc and his live band as they take you through the hits of one of music’s iconic stars.
The Spa Pavilion Theatre, Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, Suffolk
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Counterfeit Sixties Show
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, High Street, Haverhill
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Soul Night@the Hall
With DJs Gary Emms, Alan Monsey and Steve Kay
Beccles Public Hall, Smallgate, Beccles
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Lowestoft Area Heritage Event - organised by The Suffolk Family History Society
“The Biggest Event of this sort in Lowestoft for years……” FREE ADMISSION and FREE PARKING. Locally produced Food available. Displays and Exhibitions from at least 24 local Historical Societies and Organisations. Displays of Photos of Old Lowestoft.
The Astral Building, Lowestoft Campus, East Coast College St Peters Street, Lowestoft
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Country Music Charity Afternoon in aid of Addenbrookes Charitable Trust and Elizabeth Hospice
Sunday 17 June 2018 Country Music Afternoon in aid of charity. Entertainment: Bonnie Diamond and Coe and the Dave Drain Band
Debenham Sports and Leisure Centre, Gracechurch Street, Debenham
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Bury St Edmunds Hidden Gardens
Bury St Edmunds has many fine and historic buildings, but Hidden Gardens gives people the chance to discover the secret patios, lawns, borders, vegetable gardens, greenhouses and other features behind their facades and high walls.
Bury St Edmunds town centre
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Burrough Green Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
New this year Home Farm Cottage has a large and secluded cottage style back garden incorporating a serpentine lawn with trees, bordered by delightful mixed borders with plenty of roses and herbaceous plants. A partially sunken terraced area by the house has many colourful pots.
Burrough Green Gardens, Burrough Green, Newmarket
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Moor Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Large garden comprising a number of distinct areas from formal to wild with two large connected ponds and a wildlife pond. Formal gardens include lawns bordered by yew, box or beech hedging with beds featuring a variety of perennials and roses. There is woodland, a wild flower meadow and an orchard.
Moor Farm, Saxmundham
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Giovanni Pernice - Born To Win
After the huge success of ‘Dance is Life’ in 2017, Giovanni is once again set to get your hearts beating a little faster, showcasing a story of love and passion, with even more heat, even more energy, and even more drama than ever before!
The Apex, Bury St Edmunds
Mon 18 Jun and Tue 19 Jun

More details - Fisherfolk and Lifeboatmen
Our June meeting will be a talk by John Martin entitled ‘the Downings of Aldeburgh’. Many people will know about famous lifeboatmen such as Henry Blogg of Cromer and locally James Cable of Aldeburgh. They were the coxswains in charge of their lifeboats - but they couldn’t carry out rescues and save lives on their own.
Leiston United Church, High St, Leiston
Mon 18 Jun

More details - Giovanni Pernice - Born To Win
After the huge success of ‘Dance is Life’ in 2017, Giovanni is once again set to get your hearts beating a little faster, showcasing a story of love and passion, with even more heat, even more energy, and even more drama than ever before!
The Spa Pavilion, Felixstowe
Wed 20 Jun

More details - Giovanni Pernice - Born to Win
‘Strictly Come Dancing’ professional Giovanni Pernice will be heading back out on tour in 2018, after a sell out tour in 2017 and is heading for The Spa! The show that brings stars of strictly to a stage near you is just not to be missed! Giovanni will be joined by seven more world class professional dancers.
The Spa Pavilion Theatre, Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, Suffolk
Wed 20 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 - The Gruffalo's Child
Following hot on the heels of The Gruffalo’s sell out tour and his monstrous West End success comes The Gruffalo’s Child – with attitude! Just how brave is she? Find out for yourselves by joining her on tour this autumn. The Gruffalo said that no gruffalo should Ever set foot in the deep dark wood.
Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds Westgate Street Bury St Edmunds
Fri 22 Jun to Sun 24 Jun

More details - Pop up Piano Bar
Great live music with Ian Sainsbury
Beccles Public Hall, Smallgate, Beccles
Fri 22 Jun

More details - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - A Night at the Movies
From Hollywood to Lowestoft, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra transports you to the silver screen in this film spectacular, featuring music from your all-time favourite blockbuster film scores.
Marina Theatre, Marina, Lowestoft
Fri 22 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 - Ipswich Pretty Muddy
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.
Trinity Park, Felixstowe Road, Ipswich
Sat 23 Jun

More details - The Return of Dragon Fest at West Stow!
Celebrating all things dragon - from folklore to dinosaurs - at West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village. This June, Dragon Fest returns, and Epico the Dragon is back by popular demand.
West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village, Icklingham Road, West Stow, Bury St Edmunds
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Chedburgh Summer Fete. Theme Country Life.
Our Annual fund raising fete. Proceeds are divided amongst local groups. The village hall, Little Teapots Pre School, Chedburgh Church, Little Teacups Mother and Child Group, Chedburgh Brownies and The Gardening Club. The Womens Institute provide refreshments and Parish Council are involved.
Erskine Centre. Chevington Road. Chedburgh. Bury St Edmunds.
Sat 23 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 - Larks' Hill - Open Garden for NGS
The gardens of eight acres comprise woodland, a newly-planted conifer garden, and formal areas, and fall away from the house to the valley floor. A hill within a garden and in Suffolk at that!
Larks’ Hill, Tuddenham St Martin
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Halesworth Midsummer Market
The Midsummer market will be celebrating Midsummer in the historic Halesworth Market Place, with local producers and artisans selling food, drink, arts, crafts and lots more.
Market Place, Halesworth
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Africa By Night
This once-a-year evening event includes a feast of entertainment, raising funds for wildlife conservation.
Africa Alive!
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Needham Market Raft Race 2018
Annual Raft Race. This years theme is ’A Very British Raft Race’ and rafters are encouraged to match the theme. They will then compete in time trials to win the ’Tracey Cadman Challenge’ followed by a second race with more evenly matched rafts.
Needham Market Lake
Sun 24 Jun

Chelsworth Open Gardens More details - Chelsworth Open Gardens
Chelsworth is one of the prettiest villages in Suffolk and there is no better time to appreciate its charms than on the last Sunday in June. On that day, for more than 50 years, the villagers have opened their gardens to the public.
Chelsworth village - on the B1115 near Lavenham
Sun 24 Jun
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More details - Open Gardens Day
20 + gardens open in beautiful village of Chelsworth. Ample free parking for for cars and coaches. Refreshments available. Garden and Craft stalls. In aid of All Saints church
Chelsworth, near Lavenham
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Ipswich Race for Life
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.
Trinity Park, Felixstowe Road, Ipswich
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Open gardens  in beautiful riverside village.
Over 20 gardens open to the public, plus refreshments, stalls, entertainments and displays. All set in a beautiful riverside village with picturesque cottages, ancient church and cosy pub. Plenty of parking for cars and coaches.
Chelsworth, Suffolk. . On B1115 between Sudbury and Stowmarket
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Priors Oak - Open Garden for NGS
10-acre wildlife and butterfly garden. Ornamental salad and vegetable gardens with companion planting. Herbaceous borders, ferns and Mediterranean plants. Pond and wild flower acid grassland with a small wood. Skirting the wood are 100 buddleia in eccess of 30 varieties forming a perfumed tunnel.
Priors Oak, Aldeburgh
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Old Rectory House - Open Garden for NGS
An informal country garden surrounded by meadows which are managed to encourage floral diversity and wildlife. Take a pleasant stroll through the grasses and wild flowers on seasonally mown paths.
Old Rectory House, Sudbury
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Kirtling Tower - Open Garden for NGS
Surrounded by a moat, formal gardens and parkland. In the spring there are swathes of daffodils, narcissi, crocus, muscari, chionodoxa and tulips. Closer to the house, vast lawn areas Secret and Cutting Gardens.
Kirtling Tower, Newmarket
Sun 24 Jun

More details - 5 Parklands Green - Open Garden for NGS
1½ acres of gardens developed since the 1980s for all year interest. There are mature and unusual trees and shrubs and riotous herbaceous borders. Explore the maze of paths to find 4 informal ponds, a tree house, the sunken garden, greenhouses and woodland walks.
5 Parklands Green, Bury St. Edmunds
Sun 24 Jun

SUMMER HOLIDAY, the musical More details - SUMMER HOLIDAY, the musical
A stage musical based on the 1963 film starring Cliff Richard & The Shadows. A show for all the family with some great, foot-tapping songs. Five shows from Tuesday 26th to Saturday 30th June 2018. Curtain up at 7.30pm
Public Hall, Smallgate, Beccles
Tue 26 Jun to Sat 30 Jun
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More details - Ipswich High School Preparatory School Production of The Lion King
Join us for the Ipswich High School Preparatory School Production of The Lion King
Ipswich High School, Woolverstone Hall
Wed 27 Jun

More details - Ipswich High School Annual Art Exhibition
Ipswich High School’s annual art exhibition is a fantastic showcase of our pupils’ talent and hardwork, featuring art from both GCSE and A Level pupils.
Ipswich High School, Woolverstone Hall
Thu 28 Jun

More details - Sudbury Farmers Market
This fantastic Farmers’ Market, a huge hit in the town centre is now one of Suffolk’s busiest town markets. Every month the stunning venue is filled with some of the regions very highest quality local produce.
St Peter’s Church, Market Hill, Sudbury
Fri 29 Jun, Fri 27 Jul

More details - Footloose - The Musical
Footloose - The Musical The excellent, local CBM Theatre Company return to The Spa with yet another smash hit musical! Footloose is the story of Ren McCormack, a teenage boy from Chicago. He and his mother move to the small town of Bomont after his father abandons them.
The Spa Pavilion Theatre, Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, Suffolk
Fri 29 Jun and Sat 30 Jun

More details - Stowmarket Friday 5
The Stowmarket Striders Friday 5 mile race is leg 2 of the prestigious Friday 5 Series of races. The course is an accurately measured five miles, is chip timed and is run under UKA rules. Prizes will be awarded to the 1st three male and female finishers.
Haughley Park
Fri 29 Jun

More details - Family Fun Day
Family Fun Day on Saturday 30th June 2018 @ The Delphi Centre CO10 2QQ. The Family Fun Day will have a range of inflatables: Bouncy Castles, Megga Slide, Last man standing, Large Football Dart Board, Dance & Bounce Castle, Electric Go Karts, Mini Fair ground Rides, Donkeys, OVER 50 STALLS!
Delphi Center, Alexandra Road, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO102QQ
Sat 30 Jun

More details - The East of England Food & Crafts Fair
A celebration of all that is good to eat and drink and a lot more besides at this popular event including crafts and good things! and  now in a new home at Newmarket Racecourse Millennium Grandstand.
The Millenium Grandstand, Rowley Mile Racecourse, Newmarket
Sat 30 Jun and Sun 1 Jul

More details - Kersey Summer Fayre and Great Ball Run
Please join us for a fun family day out, with a host of attractions, including; Pony rides, Bouncy castle, Fairground games, Tug of war, Tombola, Dance & Gymnastics display, Craft stalls, plant stall, BBQ, Bar, Ice cream stall and MORE!!
Kersey Playingfield - The Glebe, Kersey
Sat 30 Jun

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 30 Jun

More details - Garden Opening
Five acres of immaculate lawns, borders, ponds, waterfalls and woodland garden. Azaleas and many wild flowers. Large plant stall at bargain prices, tea, coffee and ice creams. Entertainment provided by the Suffolk Concert Band. Children to be supervised. No dogs. Unsuitable for wheelchairs.
Barham Hall, Church Lane, Barham, Ipswich
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Spinners Lodge - Open Garden for NGS
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
Spinners Lodge, Manningtree
Sun 1 Jul

More details - The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Deep in the beautiful Northumbrian countryside a terrifying mystery and a legendary nemesis await the arrival of the world’s greatest detective. When the wife of Doctor Watson suddenly disappears, a desperate quest to find her begins.
Framlingham Castle, Framlingham
Tue 3 Jul

More details - Wimbledon Special
Ladies & Gentleman celebrate our sports stars performing at Wimbledon by indulging in traditional delights such as Strawberries & Cream. Did you know 28,00kgs of strawberries and 7,000 litres of cream are eaten each year! ? No extra charge. Usual entry applies.
Unit 27, Lions Barns, Maitland Road, Needham Market, Ipswich, Suffolk
Wed 4 Jul, Sun 15 Jul

More details - The Orchard Players present Oliver
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
Wed 4 Jul to Sat 7 Jul

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 6 Jul, Fri 13 Jul, Fri 20 Jul, Fri 27 Jul

More details - Paget House - Open Garden for NGS
The garden, started in 2012, is a wildlife friendly garden with formal planting, an orchard, a vegetable plot and areas of woodland. There are layered hedges, a pond supporting amphibians and dragonflies, a wild flower meadow and an abstract garden sculpture by local artist Paul Richardson.
Paget House, Saxmundham
Sat 7 Jul and Sun 8 Jul

More details - Haverhill Craft Beer Festival
Market Square Group is looking forward to the Haverhill Craft Beer Festival with beer, music and street foods on The Square. Local producers and businesses are particularly welcome to apply for a stall. Please submit your booking with a full description of your products - photos may be requested.
Market Square
Sat 7 Jul and Sun 8 Jul

More details - Flower Crown Workshops
Forever Faux Exotic Flower Crowns Save Exotic Flower Crowns at Urban Jungle Suffolk Saturday 7th July 2018, 10am - Midday Flower crowns symbolise love and celebration, and with Festival Season just around the corner, you’ll want to have yours at the ready.
London Road, Beccles, Suffolk
Sat 7 Jul

More details - White House Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Tranquil park-type garden approx 30 acres, bordered by farmland and with fine views. Comprising formal areas, copses, natural pond, woodland walk, vegetable garden and orchard. Picnickers welcome.
White House Farm, Beccles
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Fleetingwood Mac
Fleetingwood Mac are young and exciting new tribute to the legendary band Fleetwood Mac and are so much more than just another tribute band, with tacky wigs and fancy dress outfits.
The Spa Pavilion Theatre, Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, Suffolk
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Sudbury & District Philatelic Society Meeting
Members’ displays. Organised by Sudbury & District Philatelic Society. Contact for details: David Gottesmann (Secretary).
Church Hall, Our Lady & St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, 20 The Croft, Sudbury, Suffolk
Tue 10 Jul, Tue 14 Aug

More details - Bury St. Edmunds & District Philatelic Society Meeting
Bourse with Eric Whitbread. Organised by Bury St. Edmunds & District Philatelic Society. Contact for details: Rod Finn (Secretary).
Church Institute, The Street, Great Barton, Bury St. Edmunds
Tue 10 Jul

More details - Latitude Festival 2018
Latitude Festival 2018. Artists performing: Solange, The Killers, alt-J, The Vaccines, Wolf Alice, Rag n Bone Man, Jessie Ware, James, Mogwai, Jon Hopkins, The Charlatans, Benjamin Clementine, The Breeders, Alvvays, Tune-Yards, Fickle Friends, Belle & Sebastian.: Tickets avaiable.
Henham Park, Southwold
Thu 12 Jul

More details - Ipswich Mencap Open Coffee Morning
Open coffee/social morning held on a regular basis
Burgess House 236 Felixstowe RD. Ipswich
Fri 13 Jul to Tue 21 Aug

More details - Kast Off Kinks
The Kast off Kinks are actual former members of the legendary band ‘The Kinks’, back together playing great music and re-living the good times whilst keeping the songs alive that made The Kinks a household name.
The Spa Pavilion Theatre, Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, Suffolk
Fri 13 Jul

More details - The Mozart Orchestra Bungay Festival Concert
The Mozart Orchestra is delighted to return to a favourite venue as part of the Bungay Festival, supporting children’s charity NSPCC. The programme of sparkling Stravinsky and the lyrical charms of Dvorák and Mendelssohn is not to be missed!
St Mary’s Church, St Mary’s Street, Bungay
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Old Newton Country Fayre and Dog Show
The Old Newton Country Fayre and Dog Show takes place on Sunday 15th July at the Village Hall, and boasts a fun-filled day that celebrates the very best of our rural countryside community. Join in the dog show with Pedigree and Fun Classes, Paws of Parham Dog Agility & Have a Go.
Old Newton Village Hall & Recreation Ground, Church Road, Old Newton
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Kelsale  Open  Gardens
Kelsale Open Gardens 2018 Come and visit our lovely Suffolk village, enjoy the open gardens , large and small, gardens of all descriptions, refreshments and raffle. Tickets available on the day from Kelsale Village Hall. The event will be signed locally. Village centre Post code ip172pb
Kelsale
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Ipswich Mencap Fun Day
Summer Fun Day, many staffs, games, food & entertainment raffle. Stalls available
Burgess House 236 Felixstowe RD. Ipswich
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Redisham Hall - Open Garden for NGS
C18 Georgian house (not open). 5-acre garden set in 400 acres parkland and woods. Incl 2-acre walled kitchen garden (in full production) with peach house, vinery and glasshouses. Lawns, herbaceous borders, shrubberies, ponds and mature trees. Sorry No Dogs.
Redisham Hall, nr Beccles
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Bentwaters Cold War Museum Special public open day
Special open day with display aircraft, stalls, static display, airfield tours & acces to the former museum 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 15 Jul

More details - Ipswich Mencap Garage Sales
Open garage sales helping to raise funds. Every Saturday weather permitting
Burgess House 236 Felixstowe RD. Ipswich
Sat 21 Jul, Sat 28 Jul, Sat 4 Aug, Sat 11 Aug, Sat 18 Aug, Sat 25 Aug, Sat 1 Sep, Sat 8 Sep, Sat 15 Sep

More details - We’re Going on a Minibeast Hunt!
Summer has officially started and Africa Alive! are celebrating with a weekend of beautiful butterflies, dazzling dragonflies and marvellous minibeasts!
Africa Alive!
Sat 21 Jul and Sun 22 Jul

More details - Women on Wheels Southwold
The 3rd Southwold Women On Wheels ride will take place on Sunday 22nd July 2018. Choose from 3 routes to suit your ability. This is a social ride to encourage ladies to enjoy cycling in the safe company of others. The route is marshalled, well signed and has back riders, plus a mobile mechanic.
William Godell Sports Pavilion The Common Southwold, Suffolk
Sun 22 Jul

More details - 5 Ringsfield Road - Open Garden for NGS
Stepping around the side of this lovely Arts and Crafts home, youll discover an acre of gorgeous colour themed garden. The herbaceous beds and borders harmonise beautifully, with sumptuous purples, cool pastels and hot scarlet collections.
5 Ringsfield Road, Beccles
Sun 22 Jul

More details - Great Bevills - Open Garden for NGS
Overlooking the Stour Valley the gardens surrounding an Elizabethan manor house are formal and Italianate in style with Irish yews and mature specimen trees. Terraces, borders, ponds and woodland walks.
Great Bevills, Bures
Sun 22 Jul

More details - Navi - The King of Pop
This incredible production stars the world’s leading Michael Jackson tribute artist NAVI who is joined by Jackson’s original lead guitarist - JENNIFER BATTEN, Jennifer was Michael’s "right-hand woman" on three sell-out world tours.
The Spa Pavilion Theatre, Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, Suffolk
Tue 24 Jul

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 Jul

More details - suffolkpartynights.com
soul, motown, disco and party
Trinity Park, Ipswich
Sat 28 Jul

More details - SESAW Open Day and Fun Dog Show
Four hours of family games, competitions, stalls, refreshments, BBQ, Vitalina ice cream and music. Dog owners can enter their pooch in a variety of classes including our special class for all ex-SESAW dogs. There will also be a fun Scurry all day, everyone gets a reward, even if not placed!
Idano, Stoke Road, Leavenheath
Sun 29 Jul

More details - Rosedale - Open Garden for NGS
Approx one-third of an acre plantsman’s garden developed over the last 24 years, containing many unusual plants, herbaceous borders and pond. For the May opening see a super collection of peonies and for the July opening a stunning collection of approx 60 Agapanthus in full flower.
Rosedale, Bures
Sun 29 Jul

More details - Batteleys Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
A varied one acre garden planted for abundance in all seasons. Formality and informality, a mix of winding bark paths, light and shade, secluded spots to sit, new vistas at every turn. Fitting into its rural setting, it supports a wealth of bird life.
Batteleys Cottage, Diss
Sun 29 Jul

More details - Challenge 50!
Join us for a summer of fun and activities at Africa Alive! - Can you complete all 50 challenges that Reggie has set?
Africa Alive!
Wed 1 Aug to Fri 31 Aug

More details - The Great British Seaside Special
Andy Leach and his wonderful show team are back, by popular demand, with their new production: THE GREAT BRITISH SEASIDE SPECIAL 2018 This superb traditional end-of-the-pier style variety show is full of hilarious comedy, incredible singing and dancing, amazing magic and ventriloquism plus much much more.
The Spa Pavilion Theatre, Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, Suffolk
Thu 2 Aug

More details - Kentwell Hall - The Hall at War Special Event
Kentwell at War re-enactment with over 60 costumed participants recreating what life was like during WWI and WWII. You can see domestic staff in the house going about their daily chores, whilst the ‘family’ will be entertaining their guests.
Kentwell Hall, Long Melford
Sat 4 Aug and Sun 5 Aug

More details - Gislingham Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
2 varied gardens in a picturesque village with a number of Suffolk timbered houses. Ivy Chimneys is planted for yr round interest with ornamental trees, some topiary, exotic borders and fishpond set in an area of Japanese style. Wisteria draped pergola supports a productive vine.
Gislingham Gardens, Gislingham
Sat 4 Aug and Sun 5 Aug

More details - Festival of Wheels
An intoxicating mix of cars, bikes, trucks and all things motoring come together over two superb days for the Festival of Wheels. The largest event of its kind in the South-East, the Festival gathers together the east coasts rarest and most glamorous cars, bikes and trucks.
Trinity Park Felixstowe Road, Ipswich
Sat 4 Aug and Sun 5 Aug

More details - Long Melford Book Fair
Between 15 and 20 exhibitors will be offering a wide range of secondhand, out of print and collectable books for sale. From paperbacks to antiquarian. Often also postcards and ephemera. books on East Anglia frequently offered. Home made refreshments available. Free parking.
Memorial Hall (opp Bull Hotel), Long Melford
Sat 4 Aug

More details - Bacton Fayre and Flower Show Bacton Suffolk
Bacton Fayre and Flower Show has been held in the Village of Bacton Suffolk for well over One Hundred years. The traditional Flower Show Marquee is the centre piece of the event, full afternoon of entertainment from 12 noon, Princess of Wales Royal Regiment Free Fall Parachute Team will be dropping in !
Meadow opposite Bacton Manor House, Church Rd, Bacton Suffolk.
Sat 4 Aug

More details - Thank You For The Music
Join the fantabba-ulous party of the year as the 40th anniversary of ABBA’s greatest hit Dancing Queen is celebrated in sequin-spangled style. ABBA classics abound.
The Spa Pavilion Theatre, Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, Suffolk
Sat 4 Aug

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 5 Aug, Sun 19 Aug, Sun 26 Aug, Mon 27 Aug, Sun 2 Sep, Sun 16 Sep

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 5 Aug, Sun 12 Aug, Sun 19 Aug, Sun 26 Aug, Sat 1 Sep, Sat 8 Sep, Sun 16 Sep, Sun 23 Sep, Sun 30 Sep

More details - SOUTHWOLD FAIR ON THE GREEN antiques and collectors fair
A fantastic day out in the world famous seaside town of Southwold in Suffolk, the antiques and collectors fair is held every year on the first Sunday in August on the greens, this year being held on Sunday 5th August, it starts at 9 o’clock for the puplic and runs til 4 o’clock, it is free entry and there
South Green to Gun hill Southwold
Sun 5 Aug

More details - Trinity House - Open Garden for NGS
Peaceful village garden surrounded by mature trees. Meandering paths wind around beds of hydrangea, ferns and not-often seen perennials, along with several unusual trees. Fruiting Kiwi vine and climbing hydrangeas adorn the house walls. Fish Pond with lillies, rill, bog bed and tucked away frog pond.
Trinity House, Bury St. Edmunds
Sun 5 Aug

More details - Henstead Exotic Garden - Open Garden for NGS
2 acre exotic garden featuring 100 large palms, 20+ bananas and 200 bamboo plants. 2 streams, 20ft tiered walkway leading to Thai style wooden covered pavilion. Mediterranean and jungle plants around 3 large ponds with fish. Suffolk’s most exotic garden.
Henstead Exotic Garden, Beccles
Sun 5 Aug

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 10 Aug, Fri 17 Aug, Fri 24 Aug, Fri 31 Aug

More details - Roy Orbison & The Travelling Wiburys Experience
The Big O & the Wilburys Experience show is back - bigger and better than ever! Come and celebrate with the band as they commemorate 30 YEARS since the Wilburys original album release and pay a special tribute to The Big O, who died later the same year.
The Spa Pavilion Theatre, Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, Suffolk
Fri 10 Aug

More details - World Lion Day
Join us for our ‘roarsome’ annual lion celebrations!
Africa Alive!
Fri 10 Aug

More details - Sharkmuffin
Sharkmuffin plus The Baby Seals, Rad Pitt, Tundra, Kulk. Artists performing: Sharkmuffin .: Tickets avaiable.
The Smokehouse, Ipswich
Sat 11 Aug

More details - Bury St Edmunds Farmers Market
Following its hugely successful first year of trading, Bury St Edmunds’ Farmers’ Market is back!
The Traverse, Bury St Edmunds
Sun 12 Aug, Sun 9 Sep

More details - Woodwards - Open Garden for NGS
Award winning S facing gently sloping garden of 1½ acres, overlooking the rolling Suffolk countryside. Designed and maintained by owners for yr-round colour and interest, lots of island beds, well stocked with 1000s of bulbs, shrubs and perennials, vegetable plot, display of 100+ hanging baskets for spring and summer.
Woodwards, Ipswich
Tue 14 Aug, Sun 26 Aug

More details - Bury St. Edmunds & District Philatelic Society Meeting
Bourse with David Gottesman. Organised by Bury St. Edmunds & District Philatelic Society. Contact for details: Rod Finn (Secretary).
Church Institute, The Street, Great Barton, Bury St. Edmunds
Tue 14 Aug

More details - Beccles Carnival and Family Fun Weekend
Beccles Carnival weekend is more than a traditional carnival parade. The event takes place on Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th August 2017. Over the Weekend we have lined up a great programme of events for the whole family to enjoy. Saturday starts at 13.
Beccles quay, Fen Lane, Beccles, Suffolk
Sat 18 Aug and Sun 19 Aug

More details - Milkshake Live! The Magic Story Book
Starring Milkshake! favourites; Bob the Builder, Little Princess, Noddy, Fireman Sam, Shimmer & Shine, Pip from Pip Ahoy!, Winnie and Wilbur, Wissper, Milkshake’s very own Milkshake! Monkey and two Milkshake!
The Spa Pavilion Theatre, Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, Suffolk
Sat 18 Aug

More details - Sister Act - Dennis Lowe Theatre Company
Dennis Lowe Theatre Company return with a smash hit musical performed by a youth cast following an intensive two week course under the expert pupillage of Suzie Lowe and her team.
The Spa Pavilion Theatre, Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, Suffolk
Fri 24 Aug and Sat 25 Aug

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 25 Aug

More details - Lavenham Farmers Market
Lavenham Farmers Market is officially the best market in Suffolk. This fantastic Farmers’ Market boasts over 30 of the highest quality, small scale producers in Suffolk.
Lavenham Village Hall, Church Street, Lavenham
Sun 26 Aug, Sun 23 Sep

More details - The Glenn Miller Orchestra
“RAY’S IN THE MOOD” as the world’s GREATEST Big Band transports you back to the heady days and music of the 1940s - with the fabulous harmonies of the Moonlight Serenaders and the sublime vocals of Catherine Sykes & Mark Porter.
The Spa Pavilion Theatre, Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, Suffolk
Sun 26 Aug

More details - Halesworth Antiques Street Market
Celebrating its 26th year, the Halesworth Antiques Street Market is probably the best known and longest running antiques street market in Suffolk.
Town Centre
Sun 26 Aug

More details - Joe Pasquale - A Few of his Favourite Things
Joe Pasquale burst on to our TV screens 30 years ago on ITV’s New Faces. Now he’s on his 30th anniversary tour ‘A Few Of His Favourite Things’: a celebration of his best cack, plus some surprises on the way! Let your inner child loose and learn to laugh and play again.
The Spa Pavilion Theatre, Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, Suffolk
Mon 27 Aug

More details - Holm House - Open Garden for NGS
7 different areas to see: lawn with mature trees and Holm Oaks; formal garden with topiary, box hedging and borders with year round interest; rose garden; woodland walk with hellebores, camellias, rhododendrons and bulbs; cut flower garden with greenhouse and cutting beds; large kitchen garden with impressive
Holm House, Bury St. Edmunds
Mon 27 Aug

More details - Sudbury Farmers Market
This fantastic Farmers’ Market, a huge hit in the town centre is now one of Suffolk’s busiest town markets. Every month the stunning venue is filled with some of the regions very highest quality local produce.
St Peter’s Church, Market Hill, Sudbury
Fri 31 Aug, Fri 28 Sep, Sat 29 Sep, Fri 26 Oct

More details - Clare Food & Drink Festival
A first for us in the beautiful Clare Country Park. The venue is within easy walking distance from Clare offering a unique location next to the River Stour.
Clare Castle Country Park
Fri 31 Aug to Sun 2 Sep

More details - Through the Decades with Roy & Buddy
Darren Page teams up with Marc Robinson who have both dedicated thier careers to Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly, performing all over Great Britain and around the world. They have come together to create a spell-binding two hour show, that will entertain and uplift you with pure nostalgia.
The Spa Pavilion Theatre, Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, Suffolk
Sat 1 Sep

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
Sun 2 Sep

More details - Wenhaston Grange - Open Garden for NGS
Over 3 acres of varied gardens on a long established site which has been extensively landscaped and enhanced over the last 15 yrs. Long herbaceous borders, old established trees and a series of garden rooms created by beech hedges. Levels and sight lines have been carefully planned.
Wenhaston Grange, Halesworth
Sun 2 Sep

More details - Sudbury & District Philatelic Society Meeting
Details of this meeting will be announced as soon as possible. Organised by Sudbury & District Philatelic Society. Contact for details: David Gottesmann (Secretary).
Church Hall, Our Lady & St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, 20 The Croft, Sudbury, Suffolk
Tue 4 Sep, Tue 18 Sep, Tue 2 Oct, Tue 16 Oct

More details - Ipswich Philatelic Society Meeting
Details of this meeting will be announced as soon as possible. Organised by Ipswich Philatelic Society. Contact for details: Mike Smith (Secretary).
School Hall, Cedarwood Primary School, Wilkinson Drive (off Ropes Drive), Kesgrave
Wed 5 Sep, Wed 19 Sep, Wed 3 Oct, Wed 17 Oct

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 7 Sep, Fri 14 Sep, Fri 21 Sep, Fri 28 Sep

More details - The Magic of Motown
Celebrating the sound of a generation! Now seen by over 1 million people worldwide, music fans are invited to the biggest party of the year as the unstoppable Magic of Motown show steams into town.
The Spa Pavilion Theatre, Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, Suffolk
Sat 8 Sep

More details - The D-Day Darlings & The Songs That Won The War
Be taken on a musical journey back to the heart of the 1940’s featuring songs by The Andrews Sisters, Vera Lynn, Gracie Fields and many others.
The Spa Pavilion Theatre, Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, Suffolk
Sat 8 Sep

More details - Walk for Wildlife
Take part in our first ever Walk for Wildlife as we help raise funds for wildlife conservation at this morning event.
Africa Alive!
Sat 8 Sep

More details - Woolverstone Hall Heritage Open Day
To celebrate Heritage Day, Woolverstone Hall is opening its doors for tours of the building and its surround 84-acre grounds. A Grade 1 listed building, Woolverstone Hall is currently home to Ipswich High School and is also used as a venue for weddings and other functions.
Woolverstone Hall, Woolverstone
Sun 9 Sep

More details - Copdock Medal and Militaria Fair
Over 35 stall holders, selling various items of militaria and medals etc We invite a wide range of local and international dealers to rent tables to sell various Collectable Items. Our dealers are also interested in purchasing items, so if you have some items you would like to sell, bring them along.
Copdock village hall, Copdock Near Ipswich
Sun 9 Sep

More details - Hippiefest East
Celebrating peace, kindness and all of nature. Stands available for artisans, ethnic, eco, art, mystic, mythical, and fun.
Beccles Public Hall & Theatre, Smallgate, Beccles
Sun 9 Sep

More details - 11 Brookside - Open Garden for NGS
1½ acres over 4 levels. Traditional hedges, mature trees and roses at the front while rear garden landscaped in contemporary style. Lower terrace with water feature and fig trees. Terraced beds with ornamental grasses, knot garden, hosta courtyard.
11 Brookside, Newmarket
Sun 9 Sep

More details - By the Crossways - Open Garden for NGS
3 acre wildlife garden designed as a garden within an organic farm, where wilderness areas lie next to productive beds. Large semi-walled vegetable and cutting garden, a spectacular crinkle-crankle wall. Extensive perennial planting, grasses and wild areas.
By the Crossways, Saxmundham
Sun 9 Sep

More details - Bury St. Edmunds & District Philatelic Society Meeting
Details of this meeting will be announced as soon as possible. Organised by Bury St. Edmunds & District Philatelic Society. Contact for details: Rod Finn (Secretary).
Church Institute, The Street, Great Barton, Bury St. Edmunds
Tue 11 Sep, Tue 25 Sep, Tue 9 Oct, Tue 23 Oct

More details - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - Last Night of the Proms
A guaranteed evening of fun for all in this orchestral extravaganza featuring the best of British music and much more. Bring your union jack flags and your singing voices ready for some rousing and exhilarating works!
Marina Theatre, Marina, Lowestoft
Fri 14 Sep

More details - Newmarket Food & Drink Festival
We are delighted to invite you to attend this year’s Newmarket Food and Drink Festival, which will be held on Palace Street, in the heart of bustling Newmarket. Get set for the celebrity chef demos, live music and of course, amazing food and drink!
Palace Street, Newmarket
Sat 15 Sep and Sun 16 Sep

More details - Heron House - Open Garden for NGS
2 acres with views over coastline, river and marshes. Unusual trees, herbaceous beds, shrubs and ponds with waterfall in large rock garden, stream and bog garden. Interesting attempts to grow half hardy plants in the coastal micro-climate.
Heron House, Aldeburgh
Sun 16 Sep

More details - Ipswich Mencap Open Coffee Morning
Open coffee/social morning held on a regular basis
Burgess House 236 Felixstowe RD. Ipswich
Tue 18 Sep to Thu 15 Nov

More details - Michael English in Concert
Following the huge success of Michael’s previous visit UK tour in 2017, he returns in 2018 & brings his wonderful show to The Spa Pavilion! The Legendary Brendan Shine joins him as his special guest on the night.
The Spa Pavilion Theatre, Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, Suffolk
Wed 19 Sep

More details - World Rhino Weekend
Join us for some heavy weight fun as we celebrate our remarkable rhinos!
Africa Alive!
Sat 22 Sep and Sun 23 Sep

More details - Peninsular pyrates family festival
4 reenactment societies come together in a scripted production. This is a not for profit fund raising event for East Anglia Children’s Hospice and Hearing Dogs for Deaf People. Bringing together elements of the English Civil War Society. The Sealed Knot.
Fort Landguard. View point Road. Felixstowe.
Sat 22 Sep and Sun 23 Sep

More details - Ipswich Mencap Garage Sales
Open garage sales helping to raise funds. Every Saturday weather permitting
Burgess House 236 Felixstowe RD. Ipswich
Sat 22 Sep, Sat 29 Sep, Sat 6 Oct, Sat 13 Oct, Sat 20 Oct

More details - The Simon & Garfunkel Story
The Simon and Garfunkel Story 50th Anniversary Tour Direct from its success at London’s Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, a SOLD OUT Worldwide tour and standing ovations at every performance, The Simon & Garfunkel Story is back!
The Spa Pavilion Theatre, Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, Suffolk
Sat 22 Sep

More details - The Old Rectory - Open Garden for NGS
Two acre garden started in 1973. Interesting trees showing autumn colour planted to supplement beech, yew and chestnut already there. Mixed Herbaceous borders designed for late season interest with dahlias, michaelmas daisies, japanese anemones and hydrangea. Spectacular display of cyclamen hederifolium.
The Old Rectory, Brinkley
Sat 22 Sep

More details - Long Melford Book Fair
Between 15 and 20 exhibitors will be offering a wide range of secondhand, out of print and collectable books for sale. From paperbacks to antiquarian. Often also postcards and ephemera. Books on East Anglia frequently offered. Home made refreshments available. Free parking.
Memorial Hall (opp Bull Hotel), Long Melford
Sat 22 Sep

More details - Bury St Edmunds Model Railway Club Exhibition 2018
Suffolk’s foremost Model Railway Exhibition in four halls / areas with 25+ layouts in S7, 0, 00, N, 009 and other scales demonstrating various eras and world wide styles.
Sixth Form Campus Thurston Upper School, Drinkstone Road, BEYTON Suffolk (not Thurston School in Thurston)
Sat 22 Sep

More details - The Little Shop of Horrors
The excellent CBM Theatre Company are back at The Spa with another blockbuster rock musical! Little Shop of Horrors is the delectable off-Broadway smash hit sci-fi horror musical with an electrifying 1960s pop/rock score by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman.
The Spa Pavilion Theatre, Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, Suffolk
Fri 28 Sep and Sat 29 Sep

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 29 Sep

More details - Ipswich High School Sixth Form Open Evening
Families are welcome to Ipswich High School’s Sixth Form Open Evening on 3rd October 2018. Now accepting boys, we educate children aged 3 - 18, from Pre-Prep through to Sixth Form.
Ipswich High School, Woolverstone Hall
Wed 3 Oct

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 5 Oct, Fri 12 Oct, Fri 19 Oct, Fri 26 Oct

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 5th October 2018. Now accepting boys, we educate children aged 3 - 18, from Pre-Prep through to Sixth Form.
Ipswich High School, Woolverstone Hall
Fri 5 Oct

More details - Autumn Food & Drink Market
The Halesworth Autumn Food & Drink Market will take place in the historic Halesworth Market Place. With many award winning Food & Drink producers from around the region visitors will have the opportunity to talk to the producers and sample their products.
Market Place, Halesworth
Sat 6 Oct

More details - Tassels - An Evening of Burlesque
Enter the titillating world of Tassels… Burlesque, but not as you know it! Leave your inhibitions at the door and experience the UK’s biggest burlesque extravaganza.
The Spa Pavilion Theatre, Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, Suffolk
Sat 6 Oct

More details - Bury St Edmunds Book Fair
The PBFA have been running book fairs in Bury St Edmunds for over 30 years. Held twice a year, you can expect to see a wide range of secondhand, out of print and antiquarian books offered for sale by experienced, professional booksellers. Also often prints, maps and ephemera.
The Athenaeum, Angel Hill, Bury St Edmunds
Sat 6 Oct

More details - Indoor Car Boot Sale
An Indoor car boot sale is being held to raise funds, for the upkeep of the play area which was refurbished this year. Refreshments will be available including fresh bacon rolls and cakes. For more details or to book a table contact Sarah 07749714747. You are welcome to just call in for a cuppa and bacon roll.
Ringsfield Village Hall, Church Road, Ringsfield
Sat 6 Oct

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 7 Oct, Sun 21 Oct

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 7 Oct, Sun 14 Oct, Sun 21 Oct

More details - The Place for Plants, East Bergholt Place Garden - Open Garden for NGS
20-acre 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. A fine collection of camellias, magnolias and rhododendrons, topiary, and the National Collection of deciduous Euonymus.
The Place for Plants, East Bergholt Place Garden, East Bergholt
Sun 7 Oct

More details - Fullers Mill Garden - Open Garden for NGS
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 great natural charm.
Fullers Mill Garden, West Stow
Sun 7 Oct

More details - Swing With Laughter
STARRING BOBBY DAVRO, ANITA HARRIS, JESSICA MARTIN with David Alacey as your compere and with the Buddy Greco All Star Orchestra under the direction of Paul Drakeley and the LA Showgirls.
The Spa Pavilion Theatre, Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, Suffolk
Fri 12 Oct

More details - The Bon Jovi Experience
One of the most iconic bands of the 80’s, Bon Jovi had platinum selling albums and a plethora of anthemic singles around the world… The Bon Jovi Experience are the word’s first and finest tribute and the fact that they have performed live with Jon Bon Jovi himself and are featured on the official Bon Jovi website
The Spa Pavilion Theatre, Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, Suffolk
Sat 13 Oct

More details - Bury St Edmunds Farmers Market
Following its hugely successful first year of trading, Bury St Edmunds’ Farmers’ Market is back!
The Traverse, Bury St Edmunds
Sun 14 Oct, Sun 11 Nov, Sun 9 Dec

More details - Suffolk Wedding Show
This fantastic wedding exhibition at Woolverstone Hall will have exhibitors for the following; Wedding Rings, Wedding Accessories/Jewellery, Wedding Cakes/Cake Toppers, Wedding Caterers/Mobile Bars, Chocolate & Champagne Fountains, Wedding/Decoration/Design/Planning Wedding Dresses/Bridesmaid/Mother of the Bride,
Woolverstone Hall, Woolverstone
Sun 14 Oct

More details - Coouples Friendly Darts Event
This is a darts event for mixed pairs. A friendly individual open pairs tournament supporting St Elizabeth Hospice and Ipswich Mencap. Why not come along and join in? Let’s make it a great social event and have fun! Prizes for Winner & Runner Up Raffle & Pub Card.
Norbridge Social Club Norwich Rd Ipswich
Sun 14 Oct

More details - Curiosity Killed….No-one!
Why are flamingos pink?’ ‘Why is a giraffe tall?’ Just send us your questions and we’ll help reveal all!
Africa Alive!
Sat 20 Oct to Sun 28 Oct

More details - Islands in the Stream
Enjoy the songs of the Queen and King of country music – 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!
The Spa Pavilion Theatre, Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, Suffolk
Sat 20 Oct

More details - Indoor Car Boot Sale
An Indoor car boot sale Sat 20th Oct, is being held to help raise funds for the recently refurbished play area at the village hall. Although work is now complete, we need funds for its upkeep. Refreshments will be available, including for anyone wishing to just call in for a cuppa.
Ringsfield Village Hall, Church Road, Ringsfield
Sat 20 Oct

More details - Needham Market Community Council Craft Fair
Craft fair with lots of stalls and plenty of free parking. FREE entry. Refreshments available. This is a fundraising event organised by Needham Market Community Council, follow us on facebook.
Needham Market Community Centre, School Street, Needham Market
Sun 21 Oct

More details - Throbbin' Hood'
Team B are thrilled to be making their debut appearance at the Spa Pavilion Theatre! Wayne Burns and his mischievous cast of scoundrels invite you to join Robin and his very Merry Men in Sherwood Forest for a madcap medieval romp.
The Spa Pavilion Theatre, Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, Suffolk
Fri 26 Oct

More details - suffolkpartynights.com
halloween night playing soul, motown, disco and party
Trinity Park, Ipswich
Fri 26 Oct

More details - Suffolk Christmas Fair at Trinity Park
A wide range of Christmas and seasonal goodies including art, craft, design, food and drink.
Suffolk Showground, Trinity Park, Ipswich
Sat 27 Oct and Sun 28 Oct

More details - Woolverstone Penninsula Craft Weekend
A WIDE RANGE OF ORIGINAL ART AND CRAFT ITEMS ON SHOW AND FOR SALE Free parking Light refreshments available
Ipswich High School, Woolverstone Hall
Sat 27 Oct and Sun 28 Oct

More details - Long Melford Book Fair
Between 15 and 20 exhibitors will be offering a wide range of secondhand, out of print and collectable books for sale. From paperbacks to antiquarian. Often also postcards and ephemera. Books on East Anglia frequently offered. Home made refreshments available. Free parking.
Memorial Hall (opp Bull Hotel), Long Melford
Sat 27 Oct

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 27 Oct

More details - Lavenham Farmers Market
Lavenham Farmers Market is officially the best market in Suffolk. This fantastic Farmers’ Market boasts over 30 of the highest quality, small scale producers in Suffolk.
Lavenham Village Hall, Church Street, Lavenham
Sun 28 Oct, Sun 25 Nov, Sun 16 Dec

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 2 Nov, Fri 9 Nov, Fri 16 Nov, Fri 23 Nov, Fri 30 Nov

More details - Sudbury & District Philatelic Society Meeting
Informal meeting. Organised by Sudbury & District Philatelic Society. Contact for details: David Gottesmann (Secretary).
Five Bells, 63 Bures Road, Sudbury
Tue 6 Nov, Tue 4 Dec

More details - Ipswich Philatelic Society Meeting
Details of this meeting will be announced as soon as possible. Organised by Ipswich Philatelic Society. Contact for details: Mike Smith (Secretary).
School Hall, Cedarwood Primary School, Wilkinson Drive (off Ropes Drive), Kesgrave
Wed 7 Nov, Wed 21 Nov

More details - Scenic 7
The most picturesque 7 mile road race through Suffolk Countryside you are ever likely to run! The Stowmarket Striders Scenic 7 is a relatively flat 7 mile course with only a couple of undulations.
Mid Suffolk Leisure Centre
Sun 11 Nov

More details - Bury St. Edmunds & District Philatelic Society Meeting
Details of this meeting will be announced as soon as possible. Organised by Bury St. Edmunds & District Philatelic Society. Contact for details: Rod Finn (Secretary).
Church Institute, The Street, Great Barton, Bury St. Edmunds
Tue 13 Nov, Tue 27 Nov, Tue 11 Dec

More details - Ipswich Mencap Open Coffee Morning
Open coffee/social morning held on a regular basis
Burgess House 236 Felixstowe RD. Ipswich
Fri 16 Nov to Tue 18 Dec

More details - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - A Night at te Symphony
Hear this world-class ensemble perform a selection of orchestral classics with maestro Michele Mariotti on the podium in a programme that will thrill, delight and inspire.
Marina Theatre, Marina, Lowestoft
Fri 16 Nov

More details - Soul Legends
Feel the heart. Share the soul. Live the legends. Whether you’re a Soul Man, a Natural Woman, or just a plain old Sex Machine... We’re delighted to bring you the smash-hit spectacular SOUL LEGENDS!
The Spa Pavilion Theatre, Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, Suffolk
Sat 17 Nov

The Grand Christmas Craft & Gift Fayre More details - The Grand Christmas Craft & Gift Fayre
The ideal venue to get away from the hustle & bustle of Christmas shopping where the peaceful surroundings of the town hall make shopping a joy.
The Grand Hall Ipswich Town Hall Ipswich
Sat 17 Nov
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More details - Ipswich Mencap Christmas Fair
A selection of christmas gifts, baubles, trees ornaments available.
Norbridge Social Club Norwich Rd Ipswich
Sun 18 Nov

More details - Christmas Shopping Event and Fayre
Christmas Fayre with Christmas Shopping Stalls x 25 together with Father Christmas and North Pole Letters, Tombola, Licensed Bar, Thurst Coffee Shop Cakes and Bacon Rolls. The Centre will have stalls in both the Hall and the Sun Lounge varying from crafts to honey, pottery and jewellery etc. a wide range of things.
New Green Centre New Green Avenue Thurston Bury St Edmunds
Sun 18 Nov

More details - Sudbury & District Philatelic Society Meeting
Details of this meeting will be announced as soon as possible. Organised by Sudbury & District Philatelic Society. Contact for details: David Gottesmann (Secretary).
Church Hall, Our Lady & St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, 20 The Croft, Sudbury, Suffolk
Tue 20 Nov, Tue 18 Dec

More details - The Good Old Music Hall Days November 2018
Sit back and revel in the cream of variety entertainers from around the globe as Mr. Leo Shavers once again, by popular request, brings back...
The Spa Pavilion Theatre, Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, Suffolk
Thu 22 Nov

More details - Jethro - The Count of Cornwall
Jethro will be remembered for years to come as millions of people have now loved his unique and hilarious west country style for many years. He is considered by many as the greatest comedy story teller that ever lived - but ’the cult of the silly Count’ needs to be said out loud with great care.
The Spa Pavilion Theatre, Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, Suffolk
Thu 22 Nov

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 24 Nov

More details - Breckland Forest 10K Run
Join us on a 10K trail through parts of the Brecks and Thetford Forest. It’s all off-road and there’s no cut off time (stopwatch timing). Finishers will get a quality, one-off medal. Water point at halfway, courtesy of Norfolk Water. First aid provided by Thetford EPIC and radio marshals by Raynet.
Santon Downham Village Hall, Santon Downham
Sun 25 Nov

More details - Bury Xmas Street Fayre
As part of the four day Annual Christmas Street Fayre, Suffolk Market Events takes along a top quality farmers’ market to The Buttermarket in the centre of this fantastic market town. The events is attended by over 80,000 people and the farmers’ market is now one of the event highlights.
Buttermarket, Bury St Edmunds
Sun 25 Nov

More details - Ipswich Mencap Christmas Float
Bucket collecting at local supermarkets and town centre.
M & S Ipswich
Thu 29 Nov

More details - Sudbury Farmers Market
This fantastic Farmers’ Market, a huge hit in the town centre is now one of Suffolk’s busiest town markets. Every month the stunning venue is filled with some of the regions very highest quality local produce.
St Peter’s Church, Market Hill, Sudbury
Fri 30 Nov, Fri 21 Dec

More details - Christmas at Africa Alive!
See Santa Claus here at the park and enjoy some festive fun in the Discovery Centre. (*small additional cost applies. Normal admission charges apply - Please visit our website for further details.)
Africa Alive!
Sat 1 Dec, Sun 2 Dec, Sat 8 Dec, Sun 9 Dec, Sat 15 Dec, Sun 16 Dec, Sat 22 Dec to Mon 24 Dec

More details - Christmas Craft Market
Come and join us for our beautiful Christmas Craft Market in the stunning village of Clare where you will find us all under one stunning roof in Clare Town Hall.
Clare Town Hall, Market Hill, Clare
Sat 1 Dec

More details - Ipswich Philatelic Society Meeting
Details of this meeting will be announced as soon as possible. Organised by Ipswich Philatelic Society. Contact for details: Mike Smith (Secretary).
Kesgrave War Memorial Community Hall, Twelve Acre Approach, off Bell Lane, Kesgrave
Wed 5 Dec

More details - Ipswich High School IHSA Christmas Fayre
The Ipswich High School IHSA Christmas Fayre in the Sports Hall is a fun afternoon for all ages. There will be many craft stalls to buy gifts from, games, carol singing and Father Christmas.
Ipswich High School, Woolverstone Hall
Fri 7 Dec

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 7 Dec, Fri 14 Dec

More details - Fastlove - A Tribute to George Michael
Fastlove - A Tribute to George Michael. Artists performing: Fastlove.: Tickets avaiable.
Regent Theatre, Ipswich
Fri 7 Dec

More details - Jim Davidson - On The Road Again
The people’s favourite comedian takes to ‘The Road Again’ with a brand-new show which promises to be the antidote to this ‘PC’ world we now live in. Guaranteed to be outrageous and as truthful as ever. ‘Boy does Jim know how to deliver his gospel.’…‘The audience could have stayed all night.
The Spa Pavilion Theatre, Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, Suffolk
Fri 7 Dec

More details - The Tina Turner Experience - Simply The Best
Returning to The Spa by popular demand, this fully live energetic show charts the life and career of one of the world’s iconic performers.
The Spa Pavilion Theatre, Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, Suffolk
Sat 8 Dec

More details - Halesworth Traditional Christmas Food, Drink & Artisan Market
Halesworth Traditional Christmas food, drink and artisan Market is on Saturday 9th December and will be held in the historic Halesworth Market Place. Join us in the historic Halesworth Market which will be bustling as it would have been in times gone by with local producers and artisans plying their wares.
Market Place, Halesworth
Sat 8 Dec

More details - Discover Newmarket Feature Tour
What better way to spend a day enjoying Newmarket than with an extra special experience. Whether you want to treat someone or just treat yourself, please come along and enjoy a wonderful day with Discover Newmarket.
Newmarket
Sat 8 Dec

More details - Blake - The 10th Anniversary Tour
Brit-Award-winning vocal trio Blake return in 2018 with a special UK tour, celebrating 10 years together.
The Spa Pavilion Theatre, Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, Suffolk
Fri 14 Dec

More details - Sleeping Beauty - The Christmas Pantomime
Sleeping Beauty will be taking over The Spa for our annual Christmas pantomime! Families from all over Suffolk will be entertained and enthralled with this all new version of a classic tale of devilment and derring-do.
The Spa Pavilion Theatre, Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, Suffolk
Fri 21 Dec to Mon 24 Dec, Wed 26 Dec, Sat 29 Dec, Sun 30 Dec, Tue 1 Jan, Sat 5 Jan, Sun 6 Jan

More details - New Years suffolk party Night
suffolks biggest new years eve event, playing soul, motown, disco and lots of party tunes
Trinity Park, Ipswich
Mon 31 Dec

More details - 'Elvis In Concert' starring Marshall King
Returning just a few days after what would have been The King’s 84th Birthday, Marshall King brings his stunning recreation of a full Elvis show back to The Spa for the 4th year running.
The Spa Pavilion Theatre, Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, Suffolk
Sat 12 Jan 19

More details - From The Jam
From The Jam Featuring Bruce Foxton & Russ Hastings. Artists performing: From The Jam.: Tickets avaiable.
The Apex, Bury St Edmunds
Thu 17 Jan 19