Featured Events 2019

There's a packed programme of events in Suffolk this year, with some fantastic highlights, such as Latitude in July, FolkEast Festival in August, Aldeburgh Food & Drink Festival and Maui Waui Festival in September. For later in the Autumn there is Ways with Words in Southwold a literary festival and Flipside Brazilian Festival at Snape Maltings Concert Hall.

Here is a list of events on in the area for Suffolk throughout the year. For more inspiration, it's also worth taking a look at the Suffolk Tourist Guide 'What's On' Listings.

Featured Events 2019

  • Stay next to Southwold Maize Maze in stunning new Hideaway

    6 July, 2018

    New to our portfolio for summer 2018 is The Old Hall Farm House, a fabulous spacious holiday home for up to 10 guests, next door to the Southwold Maize Maze on the outskirts of this stunning Suffolk seaside town. 

    The Southwold Maize Maze is a fantastic family attraction just under two miles from Southwold and features a giant puzzle of pathways within 8 acres of maize. But the fun doesn't stop there - children can enjoy a whole range of other activities including Go-karts, jumping pillows, zip wires, sand pits, play equipment and face painting - and there is something for kids of all ages. Grown-ups and children alike can stop for refreshments at the superb cafe which offers home made lunches, snacks and cakes and gourmet coffees.

    This year the team at Heritage Hideaways has been excited to work with the owners of the Maize Maze on the launch of their self catering holiday home located on the farm next to the Maize Maze.

    The house, which has been beautifully refurbished, features wonderful family-friendly accommodation for up to 10 guests. As the farm house is within a few minutes' walk of the maze,  guests at the farm will benefit from a free pass to the Southwold Maize Maze with compliments of the owners. Please note the park opens from 18 July until 9 September and for October Half Term.

    With six bedrooms, three bath/shower rooms and cloakroom, lots of living space and a private garden and parking, Old Hall Farm House is the perfect Hideaway for a large family or group of friends. It's also a 5 minute drive to Southwold's sandy beach, vibrant high street and iconic lighthouse and pier.

    The house is available for short breaks and longer holidays throughout the year. One well behaved dog is welcome.

    Please give us a call on 01502 322405 if you would like to find out more about this a-Maizing house! More information and photos of the house can also be found here where you can also book online.

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  • Southwold Artisan Craft Market

    Southwold Artisan Craft Market - every Friday

    10 August, 2018

    Southwold Artisan Craft Market

    A lovely selection of local crafts available every Friday (09:30-14:00) at The United Reformed Church Hall in the centre of Southwold. Crafts include textiles , pebble art, stained glass, jewellery, natural products, paper cutting, homemade cards, sun catchers and more. Everything you see is created by the stallholder. Refreshments available until 13:30.


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  • Weekend Winter Wander at Minsmere

    Weekend Winter Wander at RSPB Minsmere Nature Reserve

    6 January, 2019

    Discover what makes RSPB Minsmere Nature Reserve such a special place to visit in winter as the guides there show you some of the wildlife and historical highlights. Together you will look for ducks, birds of prey and perhaps a few mammals and enjoy a bracing stroll along the beach.
    Booking is essential.

    List of dates:
    • Sunday 6 January 2019
    • Saturday 12 January 2019
    • Sunday 20 January 2019
    • Sunday 3 February 2019
    • Saturday 16 February 2019
    • Saturday 23 February 2019

    Find out more: http://ww2.rspb.org.uk/reserves-and-events/events-dates-and-inspiration/events/details.aspx?id=tcm:9-459682 

    Book tickets: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/weekend-winter-wildlife-wander-at-rspb-minsmere-tickets-50859563323 

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  • Snape Maltings Farmers' Market

    Snape Maltings Farmers' Market

    2 February, 2019

    Snape Maltings near Aldeburgh is host to one of Suffolk’s finest food markets, offering a wonderful array of fresh produce and delicious artisan products all under one roof. Taking place on the first Saturday of most months from 9:30a.m -1pm, this fantastic market has an exciting range of fresh produce – from vegetables, fruits and juices to locally-reared meats and delicious artisan bakes and makes. Stalls do sell out so arrive early to avoid disappointment.

    As well as markets on the first Saturday of most months, there are additional seasonal Easter and Christmas markets.

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  • St Valentine's Dinner at Urban Jungle Beccles Suffolk

    St Valentine's Dinner in the Jungle

    14 February, 2019

    Feel the love amongst the foliage this Valentine's eve!

    On Thursday 14th February, from 7pm treat your loved one to a 5 course dinner with cocktail on arrival at The Urban Jungle in Beccles. 

     Celebrate love and friendship amongst the foliage; Couples, friends and groups all very welcome on Thursday 14th February, from 7pm.

    The Urban Jungle Suffolk will have beautiful music from the Hand in Hand Ladies Quartet, following sell-out success at Urban Jungle's Supper and Carols by Candlelight. View the menu and book via the website.

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  • Marsh on the Move Half Term Roadshow at Southwold Library

    18 February, 2019

    Come along to Southwold Library this February half term for the Marsh on the Move Half Term Roadshow hosted by Suffolk Wildlife Trust.

    Join Suffolk Wildlife Trust Wild Learning Officer Katy Runacres for fun activities for the kids including: That stinks! Poo Power! and be a Marsh detective.

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  • Sutton Hoo Half Term Fun with Southwold Library

    20 February, 2019

    As work gets underway on the £4 million project to transform the world famous National Trust Site, Sutton Hoo is taking to the road.

    • Visit the free roadshow to view Sutton Hoo replicas and displays
    • Speak to Sutton Hoo staff and volunteers
    • Sutton Hoo-themed activities for children - dress up as an Anglo-Saxon, Anglo-Saxon Replicas, Wax Crayon Rubbings, Make a paper shield.

    The event is taking place at Stella Peskett Millennium Hall on Wednesday 20th February, 2019. Drop-in from 11am-3pm.

    Please call Southwold Library on 01502 722519 for more details.

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  • Kidz Film Fun during February Half Term at Southwold Library

    22 February, 2019

    Film fun this February Half Term at Southwold Library:

    Southwold Libarary will be showing The Lion King on Friday 22nd February, 2019.  Children will also have the opportunity to make their own lion mane, hanging monkey, pop-up meerkat or squeaky trunked elephant whilst enjoying some slimy yet satisfying worms, lion cupcakes, lion cheeses and edibile warthog poo!

    Activities start at 10:30 am. Tickets prices £3.00 (under 16s). Two carers free.

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  • The Suffolk Wedding Show

    24 February, 2019

    The Suffolk Wedding Show on Sunday 24th February is one of the largest wedding shows in the region. Brought to you by Suffolk Events, this fantastic event takes places in Stunning Whersted Park in the Ipswich area.

    The show houses over 65 local wedding suppliers including wedding dresses, menswear, caterers, florists, stationery, entertainment, photography, jewellery, makeup, hair, cars and so much more. Refreshments, hot and cold food options are also available.

    FREE tickets available at https://suffolkweddingshow.eventbrite.co.uk

    Please note due to the narrow walk ways of the venue push chairs will be requested to be left outside, therefore a baby sling is recommended where possible. Disabled access is available.


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