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

PUBLISHED: 16:02 22 October 2018 | UPDATED: 16:08 22 October 2018

Thetford Forest (c) Andrew Stawarz, Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

Thetford Forest (c) Andrew Stawarz, 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!

Throbbin’ Hood at Felixstowe Spa Pavilion – October 26

Join Robin and his very Merry Men for a medieval romp through Sherwood Forest that is definitely only suitable for adults. Expect plenty of lewd and crude twists throughout Wayne Burns’ take on this classic tale.

Tickets are £16.50 and it starts at 8pm.

Halloween events all across Suffolk for October Half Term

Many of Suffolk’s best attractions have put together special Halloween events that will delight both kids and adults. Such attractions putting on events include Kentwell Hall, Framlingham Castle, Easton Farm Park, Pleasurewood Hills and more.

For our full listing of Halloween events, click the link above.

Halesworth Arts Festival – Until October 28

Artistic talent from the county and from further afield will be celebrated throughout October in this festival that first started 17 years ago. It is entirely volunteer run and is very popular in North Suffolk with each event offering an intimate setting to meet and observe some fantastically creative figures.

Follow the link above for more info on each event.

Quarantine: Zombie Survival Run at Explore 4x4, Elveden Estate – October 28

For the third year running, the Elveden Estate will succumb to a Zombie Apocalypse where no one is safe. In true Halloween spirit, the dead have risen and it’s up to you to avoid and evade them throughout the off-road 5km route, tackling the natural terrain as well as a few other obstacles along the way.

Tickets are £16 with 10 – 13-year-olds going free.

Segway at Night in Thetford Forest – October 26 – 28

For those looking for a unique blood-pumping experience, look no further than Forest Segway at night. Gather your friends together and head out into the depths of Thetford Forest for this unique event where you will only have a headlamp and moonlight to guide you through.

Tickets are £35 and sessions start from 5pm.


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