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What’s on this weekend: 5 things to do in Suffolk

PUBLISHED: 16:08 18 June 2018 | UPDATED: 16:13 18 June 2018

The Ship Inn, Dunwich (c) David, Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

The Ship Inn, Dunwich (c) David, Flickr (CC BY 2.0)


With so much going on around Suffolk this weekend, it’s not easy to decide what amazing events you’ll be attending. Allow our handy guide to 5 things to do make that decision a little easier!

Magical Unicorn Weekend at Easton Farm Park – June 23 – 24

Put a little magic into your life this weekend by meeting the mystical unicorn at this popular family farm park. Everything over the weekend will have a sparkly, glittery theme while there will also be the park’s usual range of activities to get involved with.

General admission is £8.75 and you can get a family ticket for £35.50.

Kenton Hall Estate Food Fair – June 23

Showcasing some of Suffolk’s finest food and drink producers including Truly Traceable, Fen Farm Dairy, High House Fruit Farm and Gressingham Foods, this festival near Stowmarket will delight foodies. The fair features a farmers market, tearoom, cookery demos and many more activities guaranteed to delight all sorts of tastes.

The event runs from 10am to 3pm and has free entry and parking.

Dragon Fest 2018 at West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village – June 23 – 24

All things dragon will be celebrated this weekend in West Stow as Epico the Dragon is supported by fire breathing acts, The Beowulf and Grendel Puppet Theatre and the Wulfingas re-enactment group. Fun family activities include face painting, dragon nest making, archery, crafts and more.

In advance adult tickets are £8 and child tickets are £6. The village is open from 10am to 5pm.

Suffolk Day Treasure Hunt Between Dunwich and Westleton – June 21 – 24

The Inn to Inn walk between the Westleton Crown and The Ship at Dunwich is a popular pub walk that takes in large parts of the countryside just inland from the coast. Especially for Suffolk Day, the pubs have set up a treasure hunt where you could be in with a chance of winning a free stay with either pub.

For rules on how to win the free stay visit the link above. Anyone completing the trail will also receive a free drink.

Watch England vs Panama at The Budweiser Bud 90 Fanzone in Ipswich – June 24

Head to Unit 17 in Ipswich to watch England’s second group game in this year’s World Cup. Without being in Russia this big screen showing might well be the closest you’ll be able to get to the big game atmosphere as Harry Kane leads his side out. They will also be showing the final group game against Belgium on June 28.

Entry is free.


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