With so many events to choose from this May bank holiday… we’ve made it easy for you. Simply click on the button below and filter through a fantastic selection of events in Suffolk.


End of May Bank Holiday…

Friday 25 May – Mister Jack presents…
Ipswich Corn Exchange, King Street, Ipswich, IP1 1DH
‘The Raspberry Cannoli Cabaret’ where ladies dazzle and wise guys meet.
Mister Jack is launching the ‘The Raspberry Cannoli Cabaret’ a New York, Italian-American club. Live music and live cabaret performance come together for an evening of spectacle, dancing, cocktails and so much more.

Saturday 26 May to Monday 28 May – Through the Ages Special Event
Kentwell Hall, High Street, Long Melford, C010 9BA
A wonderful journey through time from a Neolithic camp to the twentieth century (with a few historical surprises along the way), this is a fantastic event for all the family!

Saturday 26 May – Woodbridge Chamber Concerts
7.30pm – 9.30pm
St Mary’s Parish Church, Market Hill, Woodbridge, IP12 4LP
Works Framed By War
Vaughan Williams. ”The Lark Ascending”
Ravel. Piano Trio in A minor
Shostakovich. Piano Trio No 2 in E minor
Michael Foyle – violin
Maksim Stsura – piano
Raphael Lang – cello

Saturday 26 May – Open Air Cinema Felixstowe
19:00- 00:00
Felixstowe & Walton Football Club, Felixstowe, IP11 9HT
Join us to watch the much loved, classic film Mumma Mia at the Felixstowe & Walton Football Club.
Hot food and drinks will be available but you’re more than welcome to bring a picnic with you.
There will also be a live band to entertain you before the film. Want to find out more about Felixstowe? Click here.

Saturday 26 May – Beccles Food and Drink Festival 2018
10.00am – 4.00pm
Beccles Town Centre, Town Centre, Beccles, NR34
Beccles town centre is set to be transformed as the Beccles Food and Drink Festival 2018 returns for another gastronomic extravaganza. The free event is following a tried and tested formula, and upwards of 50 stalls will be selling a variety of raw and cooked food, preserves, pickles, oils and other condiments, confectionery, and a variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.

Saturday 26 May – Sound the Trumpet
7.00pm finishes approximately 8.30pm. Refreshments available
St Michael’s Church, Church Street, Framlingham, IP13 9BH
Described as the world`s foremost exponent of the Baroque Trumpet by Continuo Magazine, Crispian Steele-Perkins will bring his legendary virtuosity to a programme of music for trumpet and organ.
Clarke, Suite in D Handel, Three Trumpet Airs Haydn, Concerto in E Flat Mozart, Posthorn Serenade Boyce, Voluntary no 6. Tickets £12 online www.eastanglianacademy.org.uk by email [email protected] or on the door. School-age students free

Saturday 26 May to Monday 28 May – Cockfield Art Show 2018
10.00am – 4.30pm daily
Cockfield Village Hall, Church Lane, Cockfield, IP30 0LA
The 4th Annual Cockfield Art Show
More than 500 paintings and craft works for sale by over 70 artists.

Saturday 26 May to Monday 28 May – Framlingham Gala Fest
Castle Meadow, Framlingham, IP13
A fun filled 3 day event
Saturday – Team Duathlon, BBQ & Live Music, Sunday – Craft Fair & Music By The Pond, Monday – Free entry to the Castle Meadow!! Parade, Games, Live Music, BBQ, Paella & Grand Draw
For any further information please contact Tim Scotchmer on 07876654902 or e-mail [email protected]

Sunday 27 May – Music Night in the Café Bar
From 9.30pm til late
The Alex Cafe Bar & Brasserie, 123 Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, IP11 2AF
Dr & The Epics will be playing live in the Cafe Bar. Free Entry.

Sunday 27 May – Bank Holiday Quiz & Dinner
The Hadleigh Ram, 5 Market Place, Hadleigh, IP7 5DL
Mark Mason returns for another fantasic Quiz & Dinner.
Three Courses & Quiz £28 per person. Team of 2-6 people.

Sunday 27 May – Jockey Club Rooms Champagne Afternoon Tea & Tour
13.45 – 16.30
Jockey Club Rooms, Newmarket
Learn about the illustrious history of The Jockey Club and the sport of horseracing through the knowledgeable team of Rooms Stewards at The Jockey Club Rooms. Guests will be able to enjoy a guided viewing of the collection of sporting art and memorabilia for approximately 1 1/2 hours before indulging in a champagne afternoon tea, freshly prepared by Executive Head Chef Tim Turner and his team. Afternoon tea includes both sweet and savoury treats, with a range of specially blended Jockey Club teas. Please note, pre booking is essential. £30.00 per person.
Discover Newmarket – 01638 675 509

Sunday 27 May – Cars on Bardwell Village Green 2018
10.30am – 5.00pm
Bardwell Village Green, Bardwell, IP31 1AW
Display of classic and vintage cars and motorcycles,lots to do and see, loads of stalls, rooftop views from Church Tower, windmill open ,fresh bread, tractor rides, bar, bbq and much much more
Free Entry. Email: [email protected]

Sunday 27 May – Stonham Truck Show
10 til 4
Stonham Barns, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, Stowmarket, IP14 6AT
After the success of last year’s show returning again to Stonham Barns is the Stonham Truck Show, if you love all things trucks then come along and see the different varieties that are on display.
There will also be many trade stands, food & drinks stalls, entertainment, children’s playzone and all the other facilities and attractions on offer at Stonham Barns, including the Owl Sanctuary, Teapot Pottery, shopping village, golf and fishing. We are supporting the Air Ambulance so a well as being a great family day out, it is for a worthwhile cause too. We look forward to seeing you at the Stonham Truck Show. Tickets on the gate Adult £3, Under 16 FREE Truck entry £20

Sunday 27 May – Plant Heritage Spring Plant Fair and Artisan Market
10am til 4pm
Helmingham Hall , Helmingham, Stowmarket, Suffolk , IP14 6EF
A fantastic day out for experienced and novice gardeners alike. Free plant for the first 800 visitors. Hundreds of rare and unusual plants. Specialist nurseries and national collections. Expert advice and demonstrations. Garden tours. Live music and entertainment. Local food and drink producers.
Adults £7 children free (includes entry into the fabulous grade I listed gardens)
Telephone 01473 890799 for further information.