What's On and Local Events, Suffolk

From our Suffolk Holiday Cottages there are always many exciting places to visitsecrets to discover and interesting things to do. Your visit to rural Suffolk will fly-by and you will wish you had booked a longer holiday. Don’t worry if you don’t get to see everything on this trip. You can always come back later in the years for a mid-week break, weekend holidays or couples getaways to recharge your batteries. Bring your family, bring your pets take a stroll, have a peddle, canter on the beach, and enjoy everything Snape Holiday Cottages in Suffolk has to offer.

www.visit-northsuffolk.co.uk.

March 2016
Event Date Description More Info
Easton Farm Park - Farmers Market 27 March 2016
24 Apr 2016
22 May 2016
26 Jun 2016
24 Jul 2016
28 Aug 2016
25 Sep 2016
23 Oct 2016
27 Nov 2016
18 Dec 2016
Every fourth Saturday in the month from 9am – 1pm. Visit Easton Farm Park for our new year Farmers' Market. Lots of delicious local produce on offer, including local fruits, veg, beef, lamb, poultry, game, cheese, bread, juice and lots more all locally grown, reared, baked, poached and smoked produce.

Free parking and entry to the Market and lots of farm fun for the whole family. Come to the Barmy Barn for your hot drinks and cakes.
eastonfarmpark.co.uk
Wild Meat in a Day 28 Mar 2016 Whether you are nervous of blood or keen to get skinning, Wild Meat in a Day will be a fun and hands-on day of, preparing, cooking and eating a variety of feathered and furred game. foodsafari.co.uk
April 2016
Event Date Description More Info
Dunwich Museum open today 01 Apr 2016
01 May 2016
01 Jun 2016
01 Jul 2016
01 Aug 2016
01 Sep 2016
Dunwich is well known as a city which has been claimed by the sea. Come and find out more! www.southwold.ws
The Great Egg Hunt 04 Apr 2016 Enjoy family activities in the Heath Barn Field Study Centre and follow trails on the Heath to claim a chocolate prize. www.exploresouthwold.co.uk
Easter Egg Trail 05 Apr 2016
06 Apr 2016
07 Apr 2016
08 Apr 2016
09 Apr 2016
10 Apr 2016
11 Apr 2016
Follow the trail, find the clues, solve the puzzle! www.exploresouthwold.co.uk
Easter Fun on the Farm - Magic Show 01 Apr 2016
02 Apr 2016
All the regular activities will be taking place during the Easter holidays, as well as some special magic dates for the diary eastonfarmpark.co.uk
Easter Fun on the Farm - Easter Egg Hunt 03 Apr 2016
04 Apr 2016
All the regular activities will be taking place during the Easter holidays, as well as some special magic dates for the diary eastonfarmpark.co.uk
Easter Fun on the Farm - Magic with Steff and Nonsense 07 Apr 2016
08 Apr 2016
All the regular activities will be taking place during the Easter holidays, as well as some special magic dates for the diary eastonfarmpark.co.uk
Catch and Cook 10 Apr 2016 More than just a fish cookery course, the freshest fish you ever find will always be the one you catch yourself. Join us for a day fishing for cod, bass and mackerel. After lunch, we'll head into the kitchen to learn from a chef how to prepare the fish you caught to cook at home and share some simple recipe ideas. foodsafari.co.uk
Children's Food Safari 11 Apr 2016 This day will give children aged 6-12 the chance to make the connection between the food we eat and the farm it comes from. We'll spend the day at an organic farm near Southwold, and meet the rare-breed sheep, cattle, pigs and free-range chickens. We'll get hands-on making burgers and sausages. We'll also use local vegetables, salad and flour to make some bread to be cooked in a wood-fired oven and share a feast with the parents. foodsafari.co.uk
Seafood in a Day 17 Apr 2016 Explore the River Ore with our skipper and we'll find lobster, crabs and other seafish. We'll visit Pinney's ancient oysterbeds and smokehouse and enjoy lunch at the family's well-known fish restaurant Butley Orford Oysterage. foodsafari.co.uk
Tour of Southwold Lighthouse 01 Apr 2016
01 May 2016
01 Jun 2016
01 Jul 2016
01 Aug 2016
01 Sep 2016
See Southwold from a different point of view. Tour duration is approximately 20 minutes. Schools and groups by prior arrangement. Opening subject to weather and operational requirements. www.exploresouthwold.co.uk
Monthly Farmers Market 03rd Apr 2016 On the first Saturday of each month, Snape Maltings turns into a foodie heaven with local food and drink from the Alde Valley. Visit over 20 stallholders offering an array of produce including organic vegetables, award winning cheeses, fresh fish, organic smoked salmon, red poll beef, beef and pork pies and sweet treats. Open from 9.30 am with free car parking. www.snapemaltings.co.uk
Tour of Southwold Lighthouse 01 Apr 2016
01 May 2016
01 Jun 2016
01 Jul 2016
01 Aug 2016
01 Sep 2016
See Southwold from a different point of view. Tour duration is approximately 20 minutes. Schools and groups by prior arrangement. Opening subject to weather and operational requirements. www.exploresouthwold.co.uk
Falconry Display 04Apr 2016 Using falcons is an ancient hunting method practiced by the Anglo Saxons, so visit today and let the skilled handlers of the Warren Hill Raptor Project demonstrate these majestic birds. nationaltrust.org.uk
May 2016
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Blaxhall Ship Inn May – Dec 2016 The Company of the Blaxhall Ship – (The Blaxhall Boys).Get together every Monday afternoon for a good old singsong – traditional folk and contemporary too. A glimpse of what pub life used to be. All welcome.
Mickey’s Jam Night – Every other Thursday join local music hero Mick Peachy & friends for a relaxed evening of music & verse. Everyone welcome, if you can sing, say or play and want to join in please let Mickey know.
Shipshape – Singers, Musicians and Company of the Blaxhall Ship Inn join us on the 4Wednesday of each month from 8.30pm for an evening of traditional folk – all welcome.

Music, singing, stepping and stories – random & adhoc. Visiting musicians and singers are made very welcome.


Many other types of music events are regularly held at The Ship so call us and see what you could be missing!

www.blaxhallshipinn.co.uk
Blaxhall Ship Inn May 2016 Sun 03 May 2016, 2:30pm - Mark Anthony
Sun 03 May 2016, 8:00pm - The Percy Webb Memorial Cup
Mon 04 May 2016, 2:00pm - Blaxhall Boys
Sun 10 May 2016, 2:30pm - Cross Country
Mon 11 May 2016, 2:00pm - Blaxhall Boys
Mon 11 May 2016, 7:30pm - East Suffolk Morris
Thu 14 May 2016, 8:30pm - Mickey's Jam Night
Sat 16 May 2016, 8:00pm - The Blyth Herald
Sun 17 May 2016, 2:30pm - Grace Bros
Mon 18 May 2016, 2:00pm - Blaxhall Boys
Sun 24 May 2016, 1:00pm - Thameside Mummers
Sun 24 May 2016, 2:30pm - Old Blarney
Mon 25 May 2016, 2:00pm - Blaxhall Boys
Mon 25 May 2016, 7:00pm - Sing around the room
Wed 27 May 2016, 8:30pm - Shipshape
Thu 28 May 2016, 8:30pm - Mickey's Jam Night
Sun 31 May 2016, 2:30pm - Adam & Jayne
www.blaxhallshipinn.co.uk
Walk With the Warden at Dunwich Heath 12 May 2016
09 Jun 2016
A two-hour Guided Walk with the Warden exploring the fascinating wildlife of Dunwich Heath. Meet outside the Information Centre opposite the Coastguard Cottages. Booking Essential. www.exploresouthwold.co.uk
Orwell Bluegrass Festival 08 May 2016
09 May 2016
10 May 2016
Welcome all to the 2016 and the 9 Orwell Bluegrass Festival, hosted once again at Hallowtree Scout Camp, Ipswich, Suffolk www.orwellbluegrass.co.uk
East Suffolk Country Show 09 May 2016
10 May 2016
Set in the grounds of lovely Glemham Hall this family Country Show will have a range of entertainment on offer. www.oakleighfairs.co.uk
Woodbridge Drama Festival 25 May 2016 - 30 May 2016 Woodbridge Drama Festival (WDF) has a purpose built theatre in the grounds of Woodbridge School known as the ‘Seckford Theatre’. www.woodbridgedramafestival.co.uk
E-Scape Electronic Music Festival 30 May 2016 E-Scape is an annual all day festival of live electronic and ambient music held at 'The Cut Arts Centre' in Halesworth, Suffolk. www.newcut.org
Heritage Coast Asparagus Weekend 08 May 2016
09 May 2016
10 May 2016
There will be asparagus with hollandaise sauce, soup and more delicious dishes from the kitchen here at Friday Street Farm. www.farmshopsuffolk.co.uk
Guided walk at Abbey Farm/Botany Marshes 10 May 2016 Wildlife walk with Alde & Blyth Wildlife Group - no need to book. Guided Walk led by Dave Fairhurst. www.suffolkwildlifetrust.org
Summer Garden Party 30 May 2016 Journey back to the 1930s and enjoy live music from the period, old cars, costumed characters, traditional games and tasty food. Featuring Woodbridge school Swing Band. nationaltrust.org.uk
The Magic Ear Exhibition 30 May 2016
31 May 2016
The Magic Ear' - A Radar Exhibition on display in The Transmitter Block, Bawdsey, Suffolk

The exhibition tells the story of a technology and an institution which helped win a war - and shape our future. It reveals how scientists came together in total secrecy before World War 2 to prove that radio waves could locate aeroplanes, ships and other targets and how their invention dramatically affected the course of the conflict. It explains how their work laid the foundations for the age of electronics and the computer.
bawdseyradar.org.uk
Free Range Pig in a Day 08 May 2016 Bring your wellies for a walk around the famous Blythburgh Pigs before returning to The Anchor for a butchery demonstration and to make your own Suffolk sausages and charcuterie. foodsafari.co.uk
Monthly Farmers Market 01 May 2016
05 Jun 2016
On the first Saturday of each month, Snape Maltings turns into a foodie heaven with local food and drink from the Alde Valley. Visit over 20 stallholders offering an array of produce including organic vegetables, award winning cheeses, fresh fish, organic smoked salmon, red poll beef, beef and pork pies and sweet treats. Open from 9.30 am with free car parking. www.snapemaltings.co.uk
Wings and Wheels - Henham Park 09 May 2016 A big event with lots happening in the main ring as well as other displays taking place plus stalls, Crafts, refreshments etc. Classic cars, motorbikes and military vehicles etc all on show. Flying displays. www.exploresouthwold.co.uk
June 2016
Event Date Description More Info
69 Aldeburgh Festival 12 Jun 2016 - 28 Jun 2016 Welcome to the 2016 Aldeburgh Festival.
This year, again under the inspiring artistic direction of Pierre-Laurent Aimard, we open with the premiere of Harrison Birtwistle’s chamber opera The Cure in a double bill with his earlier piece The Corridor, written in 2009 to launch Snape’s second concert hall, the Britten Studio.
www.aldeburgh.co.uk
Blaxhall Ship Inn Jun 2016 Mon 1 Jun 2016, 2:30pm - Blaxhall Boys
Sun 7 Jun 2016, 2:30pm - Martin McNeill
Mon 8 Jun 2016, 2:30pm - Blaxhall Boys
Thu 11Jun 2016, 8:30pm - Mickey's Jam Night
Sun 14Jun 2016, 2:30pm - Greg McDonald
Mon 15Jun 2016, 2:00pm - Blaxhall Boys
Fri 19 Jun 2016, 7:00pm - Midsummer Festival of Folk
Sat 20 Jun 2016, 11:00am - Midsummer Festival of Folk
Sun 21 Jun 2016, 11:00am - Midsummer Festival of Folk
Mon 22nd Jun 2016, 2:00pm - Blaxhall Boys
Thu 25Jun 2016, 8:30pm - Mickey's Jam Night
Sun 28 Jun 2016, 3:30pm - Steve Boyce
www.blaxhallshipinn.co.uk
Red Rooster 05 Jun 2016
06 Jun 2016
07 Jun 2016
Welcome to Red Rooster, a good-time weekend of Rhythm and Blues in the heart of Suffolk County. www.redrooster.org.uk
International Topper Class Sailing Event @ Lowestoft & Pakefield 06 Jun 2016
07 Jun 2016
Racing is timed to start around 11.30 am on the Saturday and 10.30am on the Sunday and will last around 4/5 hours. They will be launching off the South beach in Lowestoft and the regatta will take place in the sea off Pakefield.
Flavours Summer Food & Drink Festival 06 Jun 2016
07 Jun 2016
If you love food & drink, want to meet some of the region’s top chefs and have a fun-filled day out with something for all the family … then this summer’s Flavours Food & Drink Festival is for you. www.flavoursfoodfestivals.co.uk
Open garden at Moor Farm, Friston 07 Jun 2016 Moor Farm is a very large, peaceful and beautiful garden in a quiet rural setting. www.suffolkwildlifetrust.org
Orford Ness Photography Tours 13 Jun 2016 Photography Tours - a rare expedition to spend a whole day working up close to the unique Cold War AWRE structures. You will be accompanied by rangers from the site and a professional photographer who has been photographing the site for many years. www.nationaltrust.org.uk/orford-ness
Westleton Garden Trail 13 Jun 2016
14 Jun 2016
This year’s Garden Trail takes place over the weekend of the 13th & 14th June. There will be lots of interesting gardens open from 12-5pm. Refreshments available in the Village Hall from 11.30 – 5pm with light lunches 12 noon- 2pm and cream teas from 2-5pm. onesuffolk.net
SESCA – Have a Go Sailing 14 Jun 2016 'Have a Go' sessions are being held once a month, on a Sunday afternoon – 2-4pm, over the summer. www.westsuffolksailing.org.uk
Evening walk for nightjars and glow worms 26 Jun 2016 Wildlife walk with Woodbridge Wildlife Group - no need to book. All welcome. www.suffolkwildlifetrust.org
Wild Food in a Day 19 Jun 2016 An introduction to foraging for wild foods in woodlands, on the coast and in a domestic garden. In autumn we'll find mushrooms, in summer samphire. We'll learn how to cook and eat wild foods and enjoy a wild food feast. foodsafari.co.uk
Cheese in a Day 27 Jun 2016 Spend the day with dairy farmers and artisan cheese makers, Jason & Katharine Salisbury. Meet their pedigree Guernsey cows, watch them being milked and spend the afternoon making your own soft cheese. foodsafari.co.uk
July 2016
Event Date Description More Info
Blaxhall Ship Inn Jul 2016 Sun 5Jul 2016, 12:00am - John Ward
Sun 19 Jul 2016, 2:30pm - Mean Mr Mustard
Fri 24Jul 2016, 10:00am - The First East Anglian Story Telling Festival - The celebration of a living tradition.
Sat 25Jul 2016, 8:00pm -The Blyth Herald
www.blaxhallshipinn.co.uk
Maverick Festival 03 Jul 2016
04 Jul 2016
05 Jul 2016
Maverick is THE festival in the UK for the lover of Americana...... a really really great festival, brilliant set up, brilliant venues, terrific line-up, and safe for the kids, great beer and food. www.maverickfestival.co.uk
Latitude 16 Jul 2016
17 Jul 2016
18 Jul 2016
19 Jul 2016
Latitude is more than just a music festival; it’s an award-winning event now in its 10 Year. www.latitudefestival.com
Sax Music Festival 25 Jul 2016 A day of music & family fun - Saturday 25July 2016 www.saxmusicfest.co.uk
Felixstowe Carnival 25 Jul 2016
26 Jul 2016
Our town centre and promenade will play host to our procession, commencing 1pm from Colneis Rd down to the sea front where there will be plenty of fun activities, music and entertainment for all age to enjoy. www.felixstowecarnival.org
Jimmy’s Sausage & Beer Festival 25 Jul 2016
26 Jul 2016
Sausage & Beer Festival is back! We had a ball last year and can’t wait to do it all again in 2016 www.jimmysfarm.com
Suffolk Dog Day 26 July 2016 This is no ordinary day in the doggy diary, but a day to celebrate our furry friends in all their guises. Enjoy a great day out with your dogs, family and friends. www.suffolkdogday.com
Halesworth Big Gig 31 Jul 2016 – 02 Aug 2016 It's back! For a second year in Halesworth Town Park, The Big Gig is set to continue the historical concert over the first weekend in August. www.halesworthbiggig.co.uk
Walk for butterflies 04 Jul 2016 Wildlife walk with Woodbridge Wildlife Group - no need to book. All welcome. www.suffolkwildlifetrust.org
Seafood in a Day 10 Jul 2016 Explore the River Ore with our skipper and we'll find lobster, crabs and other seafish. We'll visit Pinney's ancient oysterbeds and smokehouse and enjoy lunch at the family's well-known fish restaurant Butley Orford Oysterage. foodsafari.co.uk
Children's Food Safari 24 Jul 2016 This day will give children aged 6-12 the chance to make the connection between the food we eat and the farm it comes from. We'll spend the day at an organic farm near Southwold, and meet the rare-breed sheep, cattle, pigs and free-range chickens. We'll get hands-on making burgers and sausages. We'll also use local vegetables, salad and flour to make some bread to be cooked in a wood-fired oven and share a feast with the parents. foodsafari.co.uk
Beer Safari 30 Jul 2016 Beer Safari will take you on a journey to discover what goes into great beer. With an expert guide we'll visit an East Anglian hop farm, barley farm and two breweries to find out about the all-important ingredients, including different hops, malts available, and recipe formulation. foodsafari.co.uk
Catch and Cook 31 Jul 2016 More than just a fish cookery course, the freshest fish you ever find will always be the one you catch yourself. Join us for a day fishing for cod, bass and mackerel. After lunch, we'll head into the kitchen to learn from a chef how to prepare the fish you caught to cook at home and share some simple recipe ideas. foodsafari.co.uk
Snape Maltings Fine Art & Antiques Fair 01 Jul 2016
02 Jul 2016
This well established event which has been held at the Maltings for over 30 years showcasing some of the best Antiques and Fine Art in the country. www.snapemaltings.co.uk
Monthly Farmers Market 03 Jul 2016 On the first Saturday of each month, Snape Maltings turns into a foodie heaven with local food and drink from the Alde Valley. Visit over 20 stallholders offering an array of produce including organic vegetables, award winning cheeses, fresh fish, organic smoked salmon, red poll beef, beef and pork pies and sweet treats. Open from 9.30 am with free car parking. www.snapemaltings.co.uk
Snape Maltings Fine Art & Antiques Fair 03 Jul 2016
04 Jul 2016
This well established event which has been held at the Maltings for over 30 years showcasing some of the best Antiques and Fine Art in the country. www.snapemaltings.co.uk
Falconry Display 04 Jul 2016 Using falcons is an ancient hunting method practiced by the Anglo Saxons, so visit today and let the skilled handlers of the Warren Hill Raptor Project demonstrate these majestic birds. nationaltrust.org.uk
August 2016
Event Date Description More Info
Blaxhall Ship Inn Aug 2016 Fri 21 Aug 2016, 11:00am - Folkeast 2016
Sat 22nd Aug 2016, 11:00am - Folkeast 2016
Sun 23rd Aug 2016, 11:00am - Folkeast 2016
Sun 23rd Aug 2016, 2:30pm - Broadside Boys
Sun 30 Aug 2016, 2:30pm - Old Blarney
www.blaxhallshipinn.co.uk
Westleton Barrel Fair 15 Aug 2016 The next Barrel Fair will be on Sunday 15 Aug 2016, when we hope to welcome you all back. onesuffolk.net
Snape Proms 01 Aug 2016 – 31 Aug 2016 The Snape Proms offer an array of fantastic nights out in one of the world’s best-loved concert halls. www.aldeburgh.co.uk
Festival of Classic and Sports Cars 02 Aug 2016 Held in association with the Suffolk Vehicle Enthusiasts Club (SVEC). Over 5,000 people attended the 2014 festival. www.helmingham.com
Aldeburgh Carnival 15 Aug 2016 – 17 Aug 2016 When does a popular event become an institution? Maybe after 70 years and this year, Aldeburgh Carnival celebrates its 72nd anniversary throughout the weekend of 16th-18 August www.aldeburghcarnival.com
Folk East 21 Aug 2016 – 23 Aug 2016 A fresh approach to a timeless tradition - with an eclectic mix of contemporary and traditional music where instrument, song, dance, poetry, art & heritage craft skills and knowledge are shared and collaborations born www.folkeast.co.uk
Orford Ness Photography Tours 22 Aug 2016 Photography Tours - a rare expedition to spend a whole day working up close to the unique Cold War AWRE structures. You will be accompanied by rangers from the site and a professional photographer who has been photographing the site for many years. www.nationaltrust.org.uk/orford-ness
Eddy Fest 28 Aug 2016 – 31 Aug 2016 At The White Horse we work closely with both Mill Green Brewery and Castling’s Heath Cottage Cider (based in neighbouring Groton) to promote the ‘real stuff’. www.edwardstonewhitehorse.co.uk
Moth traps at Fen Meadow, Woodbridge 09 Aug 2016 With Woodbridge Wildlife Group. All welcome. www.suffolkwildlifetrust.org
FolkEast Glemham Hall 21 Aug 2016
22 Aug 2016
23 Aug 2016
Folk music and art at its best, from near and far, with an added Suffolk twist. www.folkeast.co.uk
31 British Open Crabbing Championship 01 Aug 2016 Today's the Day! Get together your bucket, bait and line and come along to join in the fun! www.explorewalberswick.co.uk
22nd Southwold Model Railway Exhibition 07 Aug 2016
08 Aug 2016
Around twenty layouts in various scales & gauges. Full Trade Support, Modelling Demonstrations (inc DEMU, Roy Hickman) Hornby Magazine. Gauge 1 Live Steam and Passenger Carrying Live Steam Miniature Train and Traction Engine Rides, in the grounds www.waveneyvalleymrc.150m.com
31 British Open Crabbing Championship 01 Aug 2016 Today's the Day! Get together your bucket, bait and line and come along to join in the fun! www.explorewalberswick.co.uk
22nd Southwold Model Railway Exhibition 07 Aug 2016
08 Aug 2016
Around twenty layouts in various scales & gauges. Full Trade Support, Modelling Demonstrations (inc DEMU, Roy Hickman) Hornby Magazine. Gauge 1 Live Steam and Passenger Carrying Live Steam Miniature Train and Traction Engine Rides, in the grounds www.waveneyvalleymrc.150m.com
Monthly Farmers Market 07 Aug 2016
04 Sep 2016
On the first Saturday of each month, Snape Maltings turns into a foodie heaven with local food and drink from the Alde Valley. Visit over 20 stallholders offering an array of produce including organic vegetables, award winning cheeses, fresh fish, organic smoked salmon, red poll beef, beef and pork pies and sweet treats. Open from 9.30 am with free car parking. www.snapemaltings.co.uk
September 2016
Event Date Description More Info
Aldeburgh Food and Drink Festival 26 Sep 2016 – 27 Sep 2016 The Aldeburgh Food and Drink Festival is now being planned for 2016. This years festival weekend will take place on the 26 & 27 Sep with fringe events running until 11Oct at Snape Maltings, Suffolk IP17 1SR followed by two weeks of fringe events throughout East Suffolk www.aldeburghfoodanddrink.co.uk/
Blaxhall Ship Inn Sep 2016 Sat 12Sep 2016, 3:00pm - Spacecake Sun 20 Sep 2016, 2:30pm - Mark Anthony Sun 20 Sep 2016, 2:30pm - Space cake www.blaxhallshipinn.co.uk
Hightide Festival 10 Sep 2016 – 20 Sep 2016 HighTide Festival Theatre is one of the UK’s leading producers of new plays, and the only professional theatre focused on the production of new playwrights. www.hightide.org.uk
Grand Henham Steam Rally 19 Sep 2016 – 20 Sep 2016 The Henham Steam Rally really started some 2 years before we came onto Henham with a small Steam Fair at Lower Green Farm, Sotterley. www.henhamsteamrally.com
Walk for migrants at Hollesley Marshes 05 Sep 2016 With Woodbridge Wildlife Group - no need to book. All welcome. www.suffolkwildlifetrust.org
Hedgehogs with Simone Bullion 17 Sep 2016 Evening talk with Southwold Wildlife Group - no need to book. All welcome. www.suffolkwildlifetrust.org
Aldeburgh Food & Drink Festival 25 Sep 2016
26 Sep 2016
A two day food and drink extravaganza with over 70 local producers, workshops, demonstrations and food and drink tastings. www.snapemaltings.co.uk
The Royal Tea Party 05 Sep 2016 Be part of Royal history! Take afternoon tea with Princess Marie Louise as she meets the archaeologists of 1939 nationaltrust.org.uk
October 2016
Event Date Description More Info
Blaxhall Ship Inn Oct 2016 Sun 25Oct 2016, 3:30pm - Steve Boyce www.blaxhallshipinn.co.uk
Flipside Festival 02 Oct 2016 – 04 Oct 2016 Again the focus is on Brazilian culture. Literature, art, music, food and drink, children's events, dance, cooking demonstrations, capoeira and football were all celebrated in a weekend of total immersion for all the family. www.flipsidefestival.org
Bees and fliers 15 Oct 2016 Evening talk with Woodbridge Wildlife Group - no need to book. Illustrated talk by Jeremy Quinlan. All welcome. www.suffolkwildlifetrust.org
Making a Gathering Basket 03 Oct 2016 Description Join basket maker Jo Hammond as she shows you how create your own gathering basket for autumn fruit. Light lunch and all materials included. nationaltrust.org.uk
Wild Meat in a Day 02 Oct 2016 Whether you are nervous of blood or keen to get skinning, Wild Meat in a Day will be a fun and hands-on day of, preparing, cooking and eating a variety of feathered and furred game. foodsafari.co.uk
Children's Food Safari 03 Oct 2016 This day will give children aged 6-12 the chance to make the connection between the food we eat and the farm it comes from. We'll spend the day at an organic farm near Southwold, and meet the rare-breed sheep, cattle, pigs and free-range chickens. We'll get hands-on making burgers and sausages. We'll also use local vegetables, salad and flour to make some bread to be cooked in a wood-fired oven and share a feast with the parents. foodsafari.co.uk
Orford Ness Photography Tours 17 Oct 2016 Photography Tours - a rare expedition to spend a whole day working up close to the unique Cold War AWRE structures. You will be accompanied by rangers from the site and a professional photographer who has been photographing the site for many years. www.nationaltrust.org.uk/orford-ness
Monthly Farmers Market 02 Oct 2016
06 Nov 2016
04 Dec 2016
On the first Saturday of each month, Snape Maltings turns into a foodie heaven with local food and drink from the Alde Valley. Visit over 20 stallholders offering an array of produce including organic vegetables, award winning cheeses, fresh fish, organic smoked salmon, red poll beef, beef and pork pies and sweet treats. Open from 9.30 am with free car parking. www.snapemaltings.co.uk
November 2016
Event Date Description More Info
Blaxhall Ship Inn Nov 2016 TBC www.blaxhallshipinn.co.uk
Traditional orchards 19 Nov 2016 Evening talk with Woodbridge Wildlife Group - no need to book. Illustrated talk by Gen Broad. All welcome. www.suffolkwildlifetrust.org
Christmas Gift Fayre 13 Nov 2016
14 Nov 2016
Experience Christmas shopping in a relaxing environment. Browse crafts and gorgeous gifts, sample Suffolk produce and listen to festive music. nationaltrust.org.uk
Smokehouse Tour 13 Nov 2016 Take a behind the scenes tour of Pinney's who've been smoking fish at Orford since the 1950s. We'll enjoy lunch at the family's well-known fish restaurant Butley Orford Oysterage. foodsafari.co.uk
Wild Meat in a Day 20 Nov 2016 Whether you are nervous of blood or keen to get skinning, Wild Meat in a Day will be a fun and hands-on day of, preparing, cooking and eating a variety of feathered and furred game. foodsafari.co.uk
December 2016
Event Date Description More Info
Blaxhall Ship Inn Dec 2016 Sun 6 Dec 2016, 2:30pm - Broadside Boys Sun 13Dec 2016, 3:00pm - John Ward Sun 20 Dec 2016, 2:30pm - Mean Mr Mustard www.blaxhallshipinn.co.uk
Father Christmas sails up the River Alde 19 Dec 2016 Father Christmas sails into Snape Maltings and arrives at 12pm. www.snapemaltings.co.uk
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