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

PUBLISHED: 12:56 19 August 2019 | UPDATED: 12:56 19 August 2019

Bury St Edmunds Food & Drink Festival (c) Martin Pettitt, Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

Bury St Edmunds Food & Drink Festival (c) Martin Pettitt, 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!

Orford Flower Show - August 24

One of Suffolk's most traditional and best-loved summer shows, in a beautiful seaside village. Prizes and cups for vegetables, fruit and art, including giant pumpkins and marrows. Dog races, bouncy castle, Punch & Judy, sideshows vintage cars, children's races.

Walk down to the quay afterwards looking across the river to Orford Ness.

Halesworth Antique Street Fair - August 25

Now in its 27th year, there will be over 90 traders each of whom have something slightly different for you to explore. Come along to find that one unique item that will complete your long-compiled collection.

The fair runs from 9am to 4pm.

Bury St Edmunds Food & Drink Festival - August 25 - 26

Cooking demonstrations from top celebrity chefs, the chance to taste and purchase food and drink from over 100 stalls and a popular farmer's market.

Go to the link above for more information.

Tudor High Summer at Kentwell Hall - August 17 - 26

This is Kentwell's most hands-on re-creation of the year with over 200 costumed Tudors taking part to give you the chance to experience life in the period. Come along to see if you could have thrived during Tudor times.

The event is on between 11am and 5pm.

EddyFest 2019 - August 23 - 26

Get out into the Suffolk countryside to find the Edwardstone White Horse, a cracking traditional pub hosting a festival filled with music, real ale, local food and more. Camping options are available if you don't want to be the designated driver.

Entry is free but there is a charge for the camping pitches.


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