Aldeburgh Poetry Festival

Poetry in Aldeburgh is delighted to announce their 2018 festival will take place on the weekend of 2nd - 4th November and feature readings, workshops, films, and more! The Festival will be curated by the Poetry School and the poet Paul Stephenson. The programme will be announced in August. Paul Stephenson, who is volunteering his time to Poetry in Aldeburgh, will help orchestrate the festival’s line-up of readings, continuing the tradition of bringing the world’s best poets to the Suffolk Coast. With 20 years of experience as the UK’s leading provider of poetry…continue reading →

Friston Classics on the Green

Bring your veteran, vintage or classic car or bike - or just bring your family and friends along to see the classics. All types of vehicle that were in production before 1970 are welcome. Arrive anytime from 3pm and depart whenever you wish. Tea, coffee, filled rolls, cakes and scones will be available in the Village Hall and a pop-up bar and barbecue on the Green. There is no entry fee. All donations to Friston Church. Thursday 5th July 2018 from 3pm.continue reading →

Aldeburgh Food and Drink Festival 2018

Save the date... The Aldeburgh Food and Drink Festival is now in its 13th year and it's going to be better than ever! Over 100 producers take part in the two-day event, focal point of a two-week food-related fringe programme. The popular Hill Farm Family Meadow will be at Snape again this year as will the Adnams' Drinks Experience and the Wild Suffolk area. Tommi Miers, Dan Doherty, Melissa Hemsley, Chetna Makan and Maunika Gowardhan are on the list of exciting chefs confirmed so far for September. Tickets are on sale 1st July,…continue reading →

Archaeology Festival – Archaeological Detectives

Experience the skill and excitement of archaeology first hand whilst we celebrate all things to do with archaeology! Become a family of archaeologists and learn how archaeologists uncover the past beneath our feet. Have a go yourselves and see what you discover under the sand. This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue. This activity is designed for children and families. Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event. Please wear suitable outdoor clothing. Wheelchair accessible Meeting point - Please sign up in reception and after you have paid…continue reading →

Outdoor Cinema at Kenton Hall Estate

Spend a night at the flicks on Friday 13th and Saturday 14th July at Kenton Hall Estate in the heart of the Suffolk countryside for a unique Outdoor Cinema experience. Pull up a deck chair and snuggle up beneath a blanket of stars for a night to remember with your favourite movie. The Friday night film…The Original Italian JobThe Italian Job is a flashy, fast romp that chases a team of career criminals throughout one of the biggest international gold heists in history. Michael Caine is Charlie Croker, a stylish robber and skirt-chaser…continue reading →

Latitude Festival 2018

Save the date for 2018 Latitude Festival, which will take place from 12th to 15th July at Henham Park, Southwold, Suffolk. This year's line up packs some punches, with Solange, The Killers and Alt-J headlining, plus The Vaccines, Jessie Ware and Rag N' Bone Man. As always, there's an eclectic mix of dance, comedy and music, with Harry Hill, Bridget Christie and Sadler's Wells all taking to the stage. Tickets are now on sale and more acts to be announced! See website for detailscontinue reading →

OVO Energy Women’s Tour – Stage 1

13 June 2018 For the third time in race history, Suffolk will host the Grand Départ of the OVO Energy Women’s Tour. After a year’s absence from the event, the East Anglian county will welcome the world’s best riders for a largely flat 130-kilometre leg between Framlingham and Southwold. The previous stage victors in Suffolk are Marianne Vos and Lizzie Deignan, who won in Bury St Edmunds (2014) and Aldeburgh (2015) respectively. Southwold hosted the Grand Départ in 2016, with Luxembourg national champion Christine Majerus claiming that day’s win in Norwich. The stage’s…continue reading →

Open Farm Sunday at Easton Farm Park

Free entry to Easton Farm Park Go and enjoy the beautiful Suffolk countryside. Free entry! LEAF Open Farm Sunday, managed by LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming), is one of the farming industry’s biggest success stories. Since the first Open Farm Sunday in 2006, over 1000 farmers across the UK have opened their gates and welcomed people onto their farm for one Sunday each year. It is a fantastic opportunity for everyone, young and old, to discover at first hand what it means to be a farmer and the fabulous work they do producing…continue reading →

Wildlife Sculpture by Stephen Henderson at Aldeburgh Gallery

Stephen Henderson is an established British wildlife sculptor based in Essex. His solo show at the Aldeburgh Gallery will be opening on Thursday the 31st May 2018. Stephens work is inspired by the native shorebirds and fish species of his locality in Essex, together with wildlife observed on holidays and travels abroad. Stephen's work is sculpted from Cedar, Pine and uses salvaged metal and driftwood. He works with themes such as motherhood, courtship and predation, trying to reflect the mannerisms of individual creatures and their personalities. 31 May - 6 Jun 2018continue reading →

Framlingham Gala Fest

Framlingham Gala Fest is a fun filled 3 day event for Framlingham, with something for all the family to enjoy. Exciting new additions to the weekend this year include a team duathlon held on the Saturday morning finishing at Framlingham Sports Club, followed by a BBQ and live music night - Feel free to pitch up your tent and stay the night! Sunday will include more fun by the castle pond, with more music and food, along with the well loved craft fair taking place throughout the day! On the Bank Holiday Monday…continue reading →