March Newsletter

March 3, 2018


So You Think you know about Dinosaurs! with Dr Ben Garrod - 8 March, 6 pm the Corn Exchange.  The hit stage show starring dinosaur aficionado Dr Ben Garrod.  An exciting pre-historic adventure.  Tickets Adult £17.50, child £14.50.

Ickworth - Spring Trail - throughout March.  Follow the trail map and embark on a journey of discovery across the estate.  Find out about the natural world and learn more about the women who helped shape Ickworth.  Ickworth, The Rotunda, Horringer, Bury St Edmunds.

Lavenham Guildhall - Spinning Demonstrations - 8, 15, 22, 29 March.  Visit Lavenham Guildhall on one of the spinning days and see the volunteers in action.

Lavenham Guildhall - Discover Lavenham's Secrets - Saturday 10 March.  A short talk about the Guildhall followed by a guided walk around historic Lavenham.  A lovely light lunch is included.  Tour lasts around 2 hours, start 10.30 and ends 1 pm.  Booking is essential tel: 0344 2491895.

Landguard Fort, Felixstowe Ghost Hunt - 10 March.  Experience a night of ghost hunting at Landguard Fort, with Ghost Hunt Events.

Kentwell Hall's Gardens & Grounds Spring Awakening - 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 29 March.  At Kentwell Hall life is coming back to life in the gardens with Snowdrops and Winter Aconites starting to carpet the woodlands.

Ickworth - Living History, Opening up the House - Sunday 11 March.  See the 1930s basement in action with the Living History Servants.

The Magic of Minsmere Weekend Walks - throughout March until Sunday 25 March.  Discover more than 5,300 species and a wealth of history in a series of guided walks with a member of the RSPB Minsmere team.  Walks begin at 9.15 am and last 3 - 4 hours.  Tickets cost £8, children £4.  Booking is essential tel: 01728 648281.

Raptors Revealed - An Introduction to Falconry at Framlingham Castle - Friday 16 March.  Learn about, handle and fly falconry birds with professional trainers.  Hot drinks and cake are served upon arrival.  1 pm - 4 pm.  Experience costs £55 and available for English Heritage members only.

Kentwell Hall's Lambing and Gardens - Saturday 17 March, Friday 23 March.  kentwell is home to a flock of rare-breed Norfolk Horn Sheep and lambing begins in mid March.  See the newborn lambs in the Tudor Stables or the older lambs on the front lawns of the Hall.

Melford Hall - Tales from the High Seas, Saturday 24 March.  Join one of the naval history experts as he recounts tales of the Hyde Parker naval exploits.  Meet in the library.  Start 2 pm - 2.15 pm.

Ickworth - Cadbury Easter Egg Hunts, Saturday 24 March.  Find the hidden clues around Ickworth to lead you to the treasure and claim your Easter prize!  Ickworth, The Rotunda, Horringer, Bury St Edmunds.

Lavenham Farmers' Market - Over 30 of the highest quality, small scale producers in Suffolk, Sunday 25 March.  Lavenham Village Hall, Church Street.

Kentwell Hall's Easter Re-creation Tudor and Egg Hunt Event, Friday 30 March.  This year Kentwell Hall's Easter Festivities is set in and around one of England's finest Tudor homes is more magical, more traditional and combines Tudor splendour with over 100 costumed Tudors.

Flatford - Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt, Friday 30 March - Monday 2 April. Follow the trail through the lovely Flatford countryside, hunt for nature clues and enjoy a yummy Cadbury egg as your prize!  Booking Not Needed.

Snape Maltings Easter Weekend features two days of dramatic musical masterpieces performed by some of the country's finest musicians, alongside a host of family-friendly activities around the site, including a special Easter Farmers' Market and Easter Egg hunt.

Easter Egg Hunt at Easton Farm Park, Woodbridge - Friday 30 March - Monday 2 April.  Find all the clues around the farm to solve the Easter puzzle and receive a freshly laid chocolate egg.

 A Medieval Weekend at West Stow - Saturday 31 March.  Meet Medieval living history group NANMA at this fun family event at West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village over the Easter weekend.