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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June 9

Race For Life Bury St Edmunds 5K and 10K

Nowton Park, Nowton Road, Bury St Edmunds, IP29 5LU, 11am

This is a Race For Life for everyone! Bring the whole family together on June 9th 2019 at Nowton Park to walk, jog or run 5K or 10K and raise valuable funds for life-saving cancer research. No matter what your ability, take part in the most important race! Sign Up online at raceforlife.org.uk

Entry: Adults £14.99 Children £10.99 Under 6's FREE

Contact: emily.rowling@cancer.org.uk


June 20 – JUNE 26

A Quintessence of Dust

Aldeburgh Gallery, 143 High Street, Aldeburgh. Daily 10am to 5pm.

A solo exhibition of soft pastel works on paper inspired by Suffolk's coastal light and colour. Alistair Carr is a travel author, artist and explorer and his art, like his writing, portrays the essence of wilderness space and place. His drawings and paintings are regularly exhibited and his work is in numerous private collections.

Entry: Admission Free




June 22 and 23

Flowton in Flower 2019

Flowton, IP8 4LG

Our tiny Suffolk village – in the middle of nowhere but only a short distance from Ipswich – is opening its gardens for the first time in four years over the weekend of 22nd – 23rd June. As well as a range of very different gardens to visit, there will be some exciting displays and other events to keep the whole family happy. Flowton’s delightful 13th century church will also host a colourful Flower Festival from 11.00am on the theme of nursery rhymes.

Refreshments, lunches and cream teas will be available throughout the weekend.

Proceeds will go to help maintain St Mary’s Church, Flowton, and to FIND (Families in Need), our local Ipswich food and furniture bank which provides crucial support to many local families and individuals in need.

Entry: £5adults; under 16s free.

Contact: 01473 658241



June 23

Ipswich 5K, 10K, Pretty Muddy and Pretty Muddy Kids Race For Life

Trinity Park, Felixstowe Road, Ipswich, IP3 8UH, 10am

Bring the whole family together to walk, jog or run 5K or 10K to raise valuable funds for life-saving cancer research. Or Get Muddy and help us beat cancer sooner by taking part in the Pretty Muddy or Pretty Muddy Kids obstacle course. Whatever your ability- take part in the most important race and help beat cancer sooner. Sign up online raceforlife.org.uk

Entry: From £10

Contact: abbey.harnwell@cancer.org.uk




september events