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What’s On in Bury St Edmunds  May 2018

Sunday 13 May
The South Suffolk Show
Gates open at 8:30am, and trade stands pack up at 5pm.
Ampton Point-to-Point Racecourse, Ingham, Bury St Edmunds, IP31 1NG

Don’t horse around at home on Sunday 13th May, go to the South Suffolk Show at Ampton point-to-point racecourse near Bury St Edmunds to see the real thing!

This year’s traditional agricultural show will be celebrating country life with the stunt riders, jumping, carriage and show classes, farriery competition and a great array of tradestands etc

What’s On in Bury St Edmunds  June 2018

Friday 8 June to Sunday 10 June
Homegrown Music Festival 
Friday 8th, festival begins at 1pm. Ends 6pm Sunday 10th.
Homegrown Music Festival, Suffolk Academy, Church Road, Barrow, Bury St Edmunds, IP29 5AX
We are a family friendly, affordable, and relaxed Music Festival that supports local musicians, local talent, and local businesses.

Monday 18 June to Tuesday 19 June
Giovanni Pernice – Born To Win
7:30pm
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!
Saturday 23 June to Sunday 24 June
The Return of Dragon Fest at West Stow!
10am-5pm (last entry 4pm)
West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village, Icklingham Road, Bury St Edmunds, IP28 6HG
Celebrating all things dragon – from folklore to dinosaurs – at West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village.
This June, Dragon Fest returns, and Epico the Dragon is back by popular demand.

The fantastically friendly dragon will be appearing on both days, plus there’s plenty more fun family entertainment, including:
– Fire breathing displays
– The Beowulf and Grendel Puppet Theatre, with gruesome tales for all ages
– Wulfingas re-enactment group tell exciting tales from the Arthurian Legend

Fun family activities to have a go at include:
– Giant Bubbles
– Dragon Nest building
– Face painting*
– Archery*
– Children£s craft workshops*
– LEGO building zone.

You can even experience relaxing holistic treatments or have an adventure around the Country Park on the Beowulf and Grendel Trail!
A great range of food and drink will be available throughout the day and stalls selling dragon-themed accessories, collectables and merchandise.
In advance: Adult £8, Child £6, Family Ticket £26 (5 people, min 1 adult, 1 paying child)
Contact: Jennie Johnson, 01284 758122
[email protected]

Saturday 30 June
4th Bury Folk Festival
10 am to 9:30 pm
Nowton Park Walled Garden, Bury Road, Nowton, Bury St Edmunds, IP29 5BD

Music-lovers can look forward to a great day out this summer, as the 4th Bury St Edmunds Folk Festival once again brings its own brand of magic to the town.
The one-day event will be on Saturday 30th June 2018 in the walled garden at Nowton Park, a delightful place to relax and enjoy high-quality live music. With craft stalls, children’s activities, music workshops, hot food and a bar with local real ales, this promises to be a wonderful day for the whole family.
Full disabled access to site, reserved viewing area and toilet facilities

Adult £15.00 Child under 16 £7.50 Child under 5 Free
Email: [email protected]