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Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk  June 2018

Thursday 7 June
Eyeswrite Presents Four Shades of Darkness
The Fisher Theatre, Broad Street, Bungay, NR35 1EE
Come and see two plays “Black Pearl” and “Child Star”, “Just Me” and “Carnivors”, written by three local writers
£8 (cons. £6)
01379 873495
[email protected]

Friday 8 June
Eyeswrite Presents four Shades of Darkness
The Bank Arts Centre, 2 Castle Street, Eye, IP23 7AN
Come and see two plays “Black Pearl” and “Child Star”, “Just Me” and “Carnivors”, written by three local writers
£8 (cons. £6)
01379 873495
[email protected]

Saturday 9 June
1st Combs Annual Duck Race
Event Starts 2:00pm
Pikes Meadow, Needham Road, Stowmarket, IP14 2AN
The Duck Race takes place on pikes meadow where we race 2000 plastic ducks down the river over 3 races. We also have Rides, Refreshments, Stalls, Games and Entertainment for all the family.
for further information or would like a stall please email: [email protected]

Sunday 10 June
Halesworth Lions Summer Procession And Carnival
Procession through Halesworth to Edgar Sewter, The Thoroughfare and playing fields, Halesworth , IP 19
Procession of floats and charity groups to the playing fields with stalls, entertainment Lions Famous BBQ and Tea tent with lots of goodies and a Bar.
All free
[email protected]

Saturday 16 June
we are handmade Summer Craft Fair
10am – 4pm
The Old School, Hall Road, Long Melford, Co10 9aa
With 40 stalls, this event will offer shoppers a wonderful choice of beautifully designed and handcrafted items. Whether you’re looking for a wedding gift; a new ornament or well-designed practical item for the home or a piece of quality handmade jewellery.
Makers will be showcasing the latest in contemporary and vintage inspired handmade items, including jewellery, clothes, bags, pottery, soaps, cards, soft furnishings, glass and wood turned gifts and homewares and much more. A full list of makers will be on nearer the event.
Norah from Fantasia Textiles will be demonstrating various textile techniques throughout the day.
Visitors can sit down and enjoy some delicious homemade cakes with a cup of tea, all served in lovely vintage style crockery, courtesy of Plum Fairy who will be running the tearoom.
07824 888346
[email protected]

Monday 18 June to Tuesday 19 June
Giovanni Pernice – Born To Win
The Apex, Bury St Edmunds, Strictly Theatre Co Ltd, Gorleston, NR31 7RL
After the huge success of ‘Dance is Life’ in 2017, Giovanni is once again set to get your hearts beating a little faster, showcasing a story of love and passion, with even more heat, even more energy, and even more drama than ever before!
Returning to join Giovanni are Luba Mushtuk, dancer and assistant choreographer on ‘Strictly Come Dancing’, as his gorgeous leading lady, along with ‘Dancing with the Stars Ireland’ professionals Giulia Dotta, Kai Widdrington, Emily Barker, and Curtis Pritchard. The show also welcomes the fantastic Stephen Vincent and Kylee Brown from the international ‘Burn the Floor’ tour.
Get ready for glitzy costumes and spectacular routines to dances like the Paso Doble, the Argentine Tango, the Rumba, the Viennese Waltz, and not forgetting the Jive, to name just a few!
Choreographed by ‘Strictly Come Dancing’s creative director, Jason Gilkison, and produced by Strictly Theatre Co. DON’T MISS the show everyone will be talking about in 2018!!
Standard Tickets £29, Concessions £27, VIP Meet & Greet £49
Website –
Box Office – 01284758000

Saturday 23 June
Chedburgh Country Life Fete
11.30am until 4pm
Erskine Centre, Chevington Road, Chedburgh, IP29 4UL
Display and vehicle parade, Suffolk Punch horse shoeing, choir, dog show, childrens races, stalls, side shows, games, fire engine, tractors, Victorian Railway Carriage, Zumba, Singing Group Collage, Donkey Rides, Mini Land Rovers, bouncy castle, slide, BBQ, Bar, Ice Cream, Refreshments.
Free Entry
Ian Leggett, 01284 850896
[email protected]

Sunday 24 June
Suffolk Wedding Shed Show for the Creative and Carefree
11am – 4pm
Newbourne Village Hall, Newbourne, IP12 4NP
Looking for alternative, artisan, affordable local Wedding suppliers? This is THE fair for you.
Think festival styling, glitter bar, marryoke, hair vine making workshops and pre-loved wedding dress charity boutique.
OUR MISSION: to inject even more fun into wedding fairs forget awkward silences, our couples will walk into a vibrant, lively fair full of warmth, atmosphere and inspiration.
We are bringing together the most creative, quirky and inspiring suppliers in and around Suffolk to bring wedding planning fun and oodles of inspiration to Suffolk’s edgy, style-led and carefree couples.
THE VISION: INSIDE: Vibrant indoor fair full of quirky, unique and colourful suppliers, and a pre-loved bridal boutique
OUTSIDE: Food and Drink caterers; wedding ‘market’ for new, up and coming wedding businesses.
JOIN THE PARTY: The Suffolk Wedding Shed Show promises to be exciting, vibrant and fun!
Free Event
Contact: Jacqui and Shelley
Email : [email protected]


Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk  July 2018

Saturday 7 July to Sunday 8 July
Antique Fair
10 til 4
Stonham Barns, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, Stowmarket, IP14 6AT
Come along to Stonham Barns this year where they will be hosting an Antique, Vintage, Retro & Collectors Fair, there will be many indoor and outdoor stalls for you to come and have a look round.
You will expect to find 100’s of stalls selling an array of antiques, vintage, retro and collectables with everything from, jewellery, china, stamps, militaria, linen and toys, furniture, vintage clothing, asthtetic arts, kitchenalia, homeware and all manner of collectables. There will be something here to suit all tastes and all pockets.
Saturday 10am-4pm £3 Early Entry (Sat only) 8.30am £3.50 Sunday 9am-3pm £2
See Stonham Barns Leisure & Retail Village for venue info.

Sunday 15 July
Ipswich Mencap Summer Fayre
1.00pm – 4.00pm
Burgess House, 236 Felixstowe Road , Ipswich, IP3 9AD
Family fun day for all ages. Stalls and musical entertainment.
Disabled parking only on site. please park in surgery opposite or elsewhere.
Stalls can pull in set up and then park.
Free entry
contact via the website. or 07766 103563

Sunday 15 July
Old Newton Country Fayre and Dog Show 
Old Newton Village Hall, Church Road, Old Newton, IP14 4ED
The Old Newton Country Fayre and Dog Show takes place on Sunday 15th July at the Village Hall, and boasts a fun-filled day that celebrates the very best of our rural countryside community. Join in our dog show with pedigree and fun classes, Paws of Parham have-go-dog-agility, agricultural machinery, Owl display, Punch & Judy, Walking Football, £100 prize raffle, tombola, bouncy castle, face painting, games galore, numerous arts and craft stalls, BBQ and refreshments as well as live music from Inside Out.
Free entry and free parking
07931 166916

Saturday 21 July to Sunday 22 July
World Food Show
10 til 4
Stonham Barns, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, Stowmarket, IP14 6AT
New to Stonham Barns this year is the World Food Show being held for two days in July it is a chance to come along and discover many of the different types of food and drink there are in the world.
Manufacturers and suppliers of food and drink products will descend upon Stonham Barns offering a feast of food and drink delights. Producers, deli’s, brewers and distillers will be serving and selling their produce which includes meat and poultry; frozen and chilled foods; confectionery; oils; sauces; dairy products; health foods; grocery and snacks; fruit and vegetables; fish and seafood; tea, coffee, wines, beers and spirits.
The show will be divided into different specialised areas, each taking you into a different international food and drink zone.
In addition to exploring a myriad of culinary and beverage stands, the show will have some great cookery demonstrations taking place, fun activity for younger people and children and a programme of world music entertainment featuring European folk and African music to Brazilian Samba and Cuban dance.
Adults £5 Children 4-15 £2.50 Under 4’s FREE


Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk  August 2018

Sunday 19 August to Sunday 19 August
Classic Car Show
10 til 4
Stonham Barns, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, Stowmarket, IP14 6AT
The Classic Car Show with a range of Classic Cars, Classic Bikes and Classic Trucks on show is a returning esteemed show in Suffolk, Stonham Barns is very proud and thrilled to be hosting for over the past 8 years.
The show is going to be a wonderful day out for all the family with an abundance of things to do and see throughout the day.
Come and see the 100’s of Classic Cars, Classic Bikes and Classic Trucks that will be at the show; along with Car Club Owners Stands, auto jumble, trade stands for you to browse around, numerous food outlets, bars, fun entertainment and children’s play zone.
Everyone is welcome to come along for the day, whether you are a classic car enthusiast and want to view the beautiful cars, a family wanting to try something different for a day out or someone wanting to show your car for the day, the organisers would love to see you!!
ntry £7.50 per person Concessions £5.00 5-16 years £2.50 Exhibiting Drivers / Under 5’s FREE


Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk  September 2018

Saturday 15 September to Sunday 16 September
Countryside & Falconry Fair
10 til 4
Stonham Barns, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, Stowmarket, IP14 6AT
With arena events including The Medieval Horse & Falconry Spectacular with horses from ‘The Game of Thrones’, Falconry Displays, Dog Agility Teams, Heavy Horses, The Dog & Duck Show, Racing Pigs and more.
Exhibits and activities include:- Archery, Basket making, Bookshop, Bee Keeping, Butterfly Conservation, Chainsaw Carving, Country Clothing and Footwear, Country Crafts, Country Sports, Equine interests, Falconry and Falconry Furniture, Ferrets, Game keeping, Gardening for kids, Ground Care, Hurdle making, Nest Boxes, Stick Making, Tack and Turn Out, Taxidermy, Telemetry, Thatching, Wildlife Art, Wildlife Conservation Groups, Woodcarving, more country crafts and ‘try-your-hand’ sporting activities like electronic clay-pigeon shooting and much more. There will also be indoor craft stalls, a Medieval tented village, food hall and bar.

Sunday 30 September
American Car Show
10 til 4
Stonham Barns, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, Stowmarket, IP14 6AT
Due to the success of last year’s newly established American Car Show it is back again this year with a bigger and better show.
All the cars, trucks, hot rods will be parading around the showground hoping to win one of the Show & Shine Trophies.
There will be music throughout the day, traders and stallholders including autojumble and plenty of food and drink.
Camping is available if you want to stay for the weekend.
£5.00 per person Exhibiting Drivers / Under 5’s FREE
See Stonham Barns Leisure & Retail Village for venue info.


Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk  October 2018

Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk  November 2018

Sunday 25 November
Ipswich Mencap Christmas Fayre
12 – 3pm
Norbridge Social Club, Norwich Road, Ipswich, IP1 4HA
Christmas Fayre for all the family with a visit from Santa.
A selection of Christmas goodies available to everyone.
Free entry
contact via the website
or tel: 07881 540776