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Events in Suffolk reviewed by Angela Wright, the Suffolk blogger

3 Great Reasons to Visit Art on the Prom

Art on the Prom
Suffolk is full of events all year round and there really is something to suit everybody. For me, Art on the Prom is way up the top for a great day out and one I always visit if I can. With so many events to choose from and many of them repeated each year there is the danger that you will do as I've done in the past, put it in your diary then something else crops up and you say - "Oh well I...
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Ipswich Music Day

Ipswich Music Day
Perfect weather, fab music in great surroundings - Ipswich Music Day is a wonderful way to step off the treadmill of life and take some time out to just relax! Parks are wonderful places to spend time and with the added bonus of Ipswich Music Day at Christchurch Park (an annual free event) it makes for a great opportunity to arrange to meet up with friends and family, take a picnic and just enj...
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Arthur Ransome’s East Coast Celebration

Arthur Ransome's East Coast celebration Nancy Blackett
We all know events can be fun but they are also a great way of learning new things, take the Arthur Ransome's East Coast Celebration for example. I'm not sure if I should admit it but up until two weeks ago I didn't know who Arthur Ransome was. Although I read books as a child - looking back I think all the ones I chose were pretty much written by Enid Blyton! Arthur Ransome's Swallows and Amazon ...
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Beccles Antiques Street Market

Beccles Antique Street Market
The Beccles Antiques Street Market has been on my list of things to do for a few years now and this year I finally made it, although some may say I was a bit eager arriving at the market at 9 am on a Sunday morning but it was worth it! Exploring Beccles Antiques Street Market The great thing about arriving early was that I has the chance to have a good browse before it got really busy and wi...
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6 Fun Things to Do in Suffolk This May

Suffolk Show tractor
May is a bumper month for events in Suffolk, it can be difficult to choose what to do! If you are looking for some help I have put together 6 fun things to do in Suffolk this May that I can personally recommend! Suffolk has some great events and last May I attended 3 events in one day - still don't know how I managed it. Meticulous planning and sheer determination I think, but it shows anyth...
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Vintage Market in the Sunshine

vintage market
You really can't beat a vintage market stroll at Snape Maltings in the sunshine! Its such a relaxing thing to do, in beautiful surroundings with the added bonus of having the 'smile' factor as you see lots of things for sale that you remember from your childhood. I often realise I'm smiling while I look around the stalls, taking a trip down memory lane! On Sunday the vintage market was great...
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3 Great Reasons to Visit Open Gardens

open gardens
Open gardens are a fantastic way of spending a couple of hours. I had such a great time on a recent visit that I may have just found myself a new hobby!   3 Great Reasons to Visit Open Gardens The first time I encountered open gardens was last year when I visited 16 gardens in the same street near to where I live!  Armed with a map, I had great fun weaving in and out of lots of cotta...
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3 Great Reasons to Visit Bury St Edmunds Christmas Fayre

Bury St Edmunds Christmas fayre
Bury St Edmunds Christmas Fayre is one of the highlights in my Suffolk calendar that I look forward to each year and it seems I am not the only one! Attracting around 120,000 visitors over 4 days, it appears there are lot of people who enjoy it! I love shopping in Bury as it has a great mix of popular department and chain stores as well as fantastic independent shops. When you add the Chris...
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Exploring Suffolk – 5 Suffolk Surprises!

Southwold Beach Suffolk
Suffolk is full of surprises! As Autumn in Suffolk takes hold with Winter not too far behind, the rain falling outside makes it a perfect day for staying in keeping cosy and planning my next few months of places to explore. Looking back at where I've been and people I have met so far has really made me smile. You don't have to travel too far from home or spend too much money to have fun..it se...
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Suffolk Top 50 Challenge – The story so far…

Southwold
I set myself the Suffolk Top 50 Challenge just over 6 months ago. I am now a third of the way through the list with 17 places visited so far and I am finding its a great way to explore Suffolk! If you are looking for a fun challenge or just find yourself with some free time and are wondering what to do why don't you have a look at the Suffolk Top 50 list to see if anything catches your eye?...
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