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suff mag sept 2014

A matter of convenience

Lindsay Want uncovers tucked away stuff that’s simply oh-so-Suffolk

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DISCOVER SUFFOLK

A circular walk around Snape

For wonderful views across the snaking River Alde towards Iken Church, nothing beats the ‘purple’ route from the Sailors’ Path Explorer Guide leads across the heather …

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Walking the Sailors’ Path to Snape Warren

David Falk, manager of Suffolk County Council’s Discover Suffolk Project, seeks out views across the heather and postpones some of life’s guilty pleasures on a short stroll from Snape Maltings

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Alison Joseph and Richard Gilbert from The National Trust based at Dunwich Heath talk about the visit from the Springwatch team

PLACES: Getting away from it all at Dunwich

Dunwich Heath and its beautiful beach are popular escapes for many of us, especially in August when the heather is in full bloom. Even the National Trust team who look after this precious landscape have their very own stories, writes Jeremy Owen

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HOPTON CHURCH SIGNS

Hopton: Drinking in the views

David Falk, of Suffolk County Council’s Discover Suffolk Project, explores the north of the county around the village of Hopton, a watery land of fens, marshes and rivers

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Food and Drink market for Maritime Ipswich.

Bigger and better Celebrate Ipswich

The county town’s streets come alive for a week of celebrations culminating in the spectacular Maritime Festival

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Painting at the Flatford Mill Field Studies Centre

On course in Constable country

If the chance to learn new and interesting skills in an idyllic setting were not enough, there is also cake, as Tara Greaves discovered on a visit to the Field Studies Council’s flagship centre at Flatford Mill

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Walberswick village sign

Wonderful Walberswick

Since taking up residence in the coastal village, Jan Etherington has plunged into local life . . . literally

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Walks

intro article june 2014

Walking on water . . . don’t just go with the flow

Lunch by the Waveney locks, a pint by the Orwell at Pin Mill, afternoon tea by the Stour in the heart of Constable Country . . . Suffolk is awash with wonderful waterside experiences, but it’s oh-so-tempting to just go with the flow and stick to our favourite spots.

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Events

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The Big Onion food festival at Elveden Estate.

Elveden’s Big Onion festival gets even bigger

The Big Onion Food and Music Festival at Elveden Estate near Thetford is back with a whole range of activities for all the family on the weekend of September 6 and 7.

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Jeremy Thickett (Clarke's of Bramfield) and Alisatir Butler, Blythburgh Free Range Pork who will be part of the Slow Food East Suffolk sausage making demonstration at the Aldeburgh Food and Drink Festival.

Slow food comes to east Suffolk

Local food champions gathered at The Anchor At Walberswick recently for the launch of Slow Food East Suffolk.

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Get the Blessing

Great nights out at Aldeburgh Proms

Folk, jazz, world, classical, comedy, poetry - there is something for everyone at this year’s Aldeburgh Music Snape Proms

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