What's On in Suffolk

Welcome to the Essential Suffolk guide to What's On in Suffolk in the coming month. Scroll down to see events by date order.

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august Events



september events

august 1


The Old Printworks, Halesworth , IP19 8AJ

A Monthly Antique and Vintage Market held on the 1st Saturday of the Month with 30 dealers selling a wide range of items for the Home and Garden

Entry: free

Contact: 01986 948546



Metfield Village Market

Metfield Village Hall, Skinners Lane, Metfield, IP20 0LH 9.30am -12 noon

Village Market. Stalls include Cratfield Beef, Shears Pork, Vegetables, Cakes, Fish, Plants, Jams, Cards, Jewellery, Homewares, Knitted Items, Handbags

Entry: Free Entry

Contact: Yvonne 07884062738


Summer Gathering

Glemham Hall IP13 0BT 6.00pm ends approximately 7.30pm

Hannah Fraser (recorder/flute) Andrew Cantrill-Fenwick (piano)
Masterworks from the recorder and transverse flute repertoire will provide the perfect musical backdrop to a summer`s evening at Glemham Hall.

Entry: £20; school-age students free. Wine and canapes included in the ticket price

Contact: Tickets can be bought online - www.eastanglianacademy.org.uk by email eastanglianacademy@gmail.com


August 10

Crafted Classique

Ipswich Waterfront - from 6am

The Crafted Classique, in association with British Cycling, returns for its sixth year with 55km, 100km and 100mile courses through the picturesque Suffolk countryside. Savour a complimentary coffee and a bacon roll on the start line before taking in fabulous views on this timed event. Reward your efforts with a post-ride massage, delicious gourmet burger and a refreshing beer on the waterfront.

Entry: From £25

Contact: tanya@fsnb.org.uk


Sotterley Outdoor Cinema: Bohemian Rhapsody

Sotterley Hall, Sotterley, Beccles, NR34 7TU

A fabulous summer night of film and live music, set against the stunning backdrop of Sotterley Hall and Lake. A unique opportunity to experience outdoor cinema in the exclusive surroundings of Sotterley Estate. Sit back, relax and enjoy a sensational evening of live music and a viewing of Bohemian Rhapsody on our large outdoor screen. Bring a picnic or enjoy delicious food and drink form our bar and street food sellers.
PLUS! Live music pre-film and during the interval.

Entry: £15 general admission, £25 VIP admission, £10.50 concession, £8 child, £14 group

Contact: 01502 575667 / office@sotterleyestate.co.uk


Musical Theatre Workshops for 8-16yr olds

Long Melford Scout Hut, Hall Street. Long Melford

This is one of two workshops being led by professional Musical Theatre Director, Nikki Mundell-Poole for children aged between 8-16yrs old, Working on acting, singing & movement to build confidence in musical theatre. Joining Nikki on the day leading the singing section of the day will be Rock Choir leader Daniel Ribbits and working with the children on dance and movement activities will be West End Performer Zoe Rogers. During the afternoon all aspects of performance will be covered. A discount is available if both workshops are booked together. Go to www.nikki-mp.com/news-events to book your place/s

Entry: £20 per child

Contact: +447789405550


august 11

Beccles Antiques Street Market

Beccles Town Centre, Beccles, Suffolk NR34 9HA, 8am to 4pm

The market plays host to a hundred general and specialist dealers selling a wide range of good quality antiques and collectables including furniture, silver, china, linen, jewellery, books, clocks, retro and vintage design and decorative items. Many of the local shops and restaurants and bars are open that day and first class local ‘street food’ catering is incorporated into the market, including a hog roast. If you haven’t been before you really should give it a visit and experience the pleasure of a busy outdoor specialist market. Free entry, well signposted, SAT NAV NR34 9HA.
Follow us on facebook at www.facebook.com/antiquesmarketbeccles

Entry: Free

Contact: 01502 711174


august 23 to 26

Great House Gallery

The Great House, Church Street, Orford, IP122NT

A Bank Holiday exhibition of work for sale by Sudbourne Park Printmakers, supported by sculptures from Butley Mills Studio and other independent artists.

Entry: FOC to the general public- preview evening tickets £10 available from our we site.

Contact: Fiona Gerard 07779593366




The old Market Place and Angel Link, Halesworth (IP19 8BA ), 9am to 4pm

Antique and Vintage Market with over 90 Antique traders . A famous local Antique Market in its 27th year

Entry: free

Contact: 01986 948546




september events