June Newsletter

June 2, 2017

Somerleyton Hall & Gardens Tours - Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday each week.  Considered one of the finest Tudor-Jacobean style houses.  Take a tour of The Hall and gardens from 10 am until 5 pm.  Tours last approx 45 minutes from 11.30 am until 3 pm.

Elveden Classic Car Show - Sunday 4 June, 11am - 4pm.  Elveden Estate, Elveden Farms Ltd.  Classic car show, family fun all proceedings going to charity.  Free entry for owners showcasing their classic cars.  Adults £5, children £3.

Aldeburgh Festival - Friday 9 June - Sunday 25 June.  The prestigous Aldeburgh Festival celebrates the 50th anniversary of music at Snape Maltings.  Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream will be performed as it was 50 years ago.  Tel: 01728 687110.

Suffolk Supper Barge Cruise - Friday 9th June.  Sailing Barge Victor is a perfect marriage of a majestic and tradionally rigged 19th century sailing vessel with comfortable modern facilities for guests.

Taste of Sudbury Food and Drink Festival - Sunday 11th June.  Mark David from the Cookery Eperience will be showcasing cookery demonstrations by local chefs which will take place outside St Peter's Church.  Free entry.

Suffolk Cream Tea Barge Cruise - Suffolk Cream Tea Cruises run every Wednesday and Sunday from June to September, departing from the Old Custom's House in Ipswich Dock.

Continental Railway Day - Sunday 18 June.  Enjoy  Steam Railway Day when our Belgian tram engine will be in action and there will be lots of Continental goodies available including frites, waffles, Belgian chocolates and a selection of Continental beers in the Kitchener Arms.

Music in the Gardens - Helmingham Hall Gardens, 18 June. Listen to the sweet sounds of music in the gardens at Helmingham Hall.

Suffolk Day - Wednesday 21st June, celebrate the first annual Suffolk Day at Suffolk Food Hall with the Suffolk Horse Society.  Mares and foals, braiding and harnessing, drays and wagons will all be on parade highlighting the agricutural past for which the local area is famed.

Suffolk Armed Forces Weekend, Landguard Fort - Saturday 24th - Sunday 25th June.  A one off free event for all age groups with a unique package of entertainment including music from choirs and military bands to an evening of pop and rock, military displays, food, stalls, kids activities and fireworks as well as some thrilling battle re-enactments between the Dutch and English with cannon, muskets and swords.

Ipswich Jazz Festival - Friday 23 June to Sunday 25 June.  The Ipswich Jazz Festival takes place over 3 days and 3 venues.

DragonFest 2017 - Saturday 24 June to Sunday 25 June, 10am - 5pm.  Dragon Festival returns to West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village in 2017, celebrating all things dragon from folklore to dinosaurs across a weekend of fun activities for all the family.

Southwold Arts Festival - Saturday 24 June - Saturday 1 July.  An eight day celebration of the arts, music, drama, poetry, visual art, photography, dance, talks and literature.

Africa by Night at Africa Alive! - Saturday 24th June.  Visit Africa Alive for an evening of fun in the unique atmosphere of the park at dark.  This event also includes displays by the Mighty Zulu Nation Dance Troupe.