Arts and crafts exhibition
Boxed In, Granary Theatre, Wells-next-the-sea, 7.30pm. A tragic comedy about the obsessions, fears and dreams of two warehouse workers. Tickets: £9, £8, & £7. Enquiries and bookings – Pat 01328 711425. www.granarytheatre.co.uk
The East Anglia Alpine Garden Show
The East Anglia Alpine Garden Show at Wymondham High School. Nurseries selling plants from 10.30am. Flower Show opens noon. Entrance £2.50. Exhibitors from around the country bring a spectacular display of alpines and bulbs. Brenda and John Foster, Show Secretary 01502 575298.
Suffolk Heritage Coast Fun Run & Walk.
Saxmundham and District Rotary Club, Suffolk Heritage Coast Fun Run & Walk. The event starts and finishes on the playing fields at Thorpeness. Three routes of 26, 13 and 6 miles pass through attractive coastal scenery. Nominated charity is The Alzheimer’s Society. www.saxmundhamrotary.org.uk
Open Garden 10am to 5pm, The Laburnums St James Sth Elmham IP19 0HN. An acre of beautiful garden, three ponds and lots of seats to simply sit and enjoy. Various stalls. All day BBQ and afternoon concert in the sunken garden by the Waveney Valley Brass Ensemble. Entry £2 adults 50p Children under supervision. Parking at the village hall. Tel: Jane Bastow 01986 782413
Weird and Wonderful Wood
May 18th and 19th Weird and Wonderful Wood – for those fascinated by the beauty of wood and beautiful wooden objects, it is a rare chance to see how objects are made and an opportunity to try making things. Indoor and outdoor wood festival in the grounds of Haughley Park and the barn. Wetherden, nr Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 3JY. Saturday, 10.30am-6pm; Sunday, 10.30am-5pm. Tel: Tarby Davenport on 01359 240724 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Red Feather Club
Red Feather Club in Horham. Home of the 95th Bomb Group Heritage Association and UKmuseum of the 95th Bomb Group in the UK is holding a 1940s Weekend on Saturday May 18th and Sunday May 19th. On Saturday May 18th there will also be a 40s dance from 7pm until late. For dance tickets, £8 per person, please send a stamped addressed envelope with a cheque payable to 95th Bomb Group Heritage Association to James Mutton at Fox Rock, Eye Road, Kenton, Suffolk ,IP14 6JJ.
On Wednesday May 15th On the Wings of a Mighty Fortress, a documentary telling the story of 95th Bomb Group crew of “Easy Going”, at the Red Feather Club in Horham. 95th Bomb Group Heritage Association members £3, non members £4, starting at 7.30 pm, licensed bar, museum open! Quiz night, Saturday May 4th, at 7.30pm, admission £5 per person including food. Contact John Kirkum (01379 384559) to book team tables.
Four miles south-east of Eye off the B1117 (IP21 5DG). Tel: 01728 860930 (James Mutton, chairman of the 95th Bomb Group Heritage Association) : Email: email@example.com; Website: www.95thbg-horham.com.
Suffolk Open Studios Showcase Exhibition
May 18-27 Showcase Exhibition. Suffolk Open Studios holds its annual Showcase Exhibition at Blackthorpe Barn, Rougham, Bury St Edmunds from Saturday 18th May until Monday 27th May; Our Private View Evening is on 17th May when we launch the exhibition and award our annual artists prizes. We are open to the public, with free entry, from 11am – 5pm daily. It is the ideal opportunity for you to view our artists showcase selection of work and plan which artists’ studios you would like to visit in June. There is also a wide selection of affordable art, prints, ceramics, jewellery and glass available to purchase.
Alde Valley Suffolk Family History Group
Alde Valley Suffolk Family History Group “Martlesham Heath Airport, Aeroplanes, and Eccentric Airmen” – Howard King. Meetings at 7.30pm at the United Reformed Church Hall, Chapel Road, Saxmundham, IP17 1BJ, visitors welcome. The admission fee is £1.50 for members and £2.50 non-members. website: aldevalleyfamilyhistorygroup.onesuffolk.net/
May 24th-27th Strands Exhibition, free admision. The Lady Chapel, Holy Trinity Church, The Green, Long Melford, CO10 2DT. Textile art including classic and contemporary stitching, beading, ceramics and botanical drawings by the six members of the Strands Group. Tel: 01206 240174.
Arts and Crafts Exhibition
May 25th-27th Arts and Crafts Exhibition at Bintree Church. Sat, 25th and Mon, 27th, 10am-5pm; Sun 26th 11am-5pm. To view and for sale. Miss Sheila Reynolds, Tel: 01362 683744.
The Suffolk Group Of Plant Heritage
The Suffolk Group Of Plant Heritage in partnership with Helmingham Hall is holding its Spring Plant Fair, 10.30am-4pm. 50+ exhibitors, specialist nurseries such as Woottens of Wenhaston and The Place for Plants. Tel; Ann Somerville 01284 728622, firstname.lastname@example.org; Widget Finn, 01449 736358, email@example.com; www.suffolkplantheritage.com; www.helmingham.com
Topcroft Open Gardens
Topcroft Open Gardens, St Margaret’s Church, Topcroft, 11am-5pm. Twelve gardens open, refreshments available all day, free carparking, maps on entry £3.50, no dogs except for guide dogs. Last year’s event raised £1,165 for Help For Heroes. This year’s charity is East Anglian Air Ambulance night flying appeal.
Bawdsey Spring Bank Holiday Fete & Fun Dog Show
BAWDSEY SPRING BANK HOLIDAY FETE & FUN DOG SHOW on MONDAY MAY 27th at 2pm. At the Bawdsey Recreation Ground. There are things to win, to eat, to buy, watch and to play- something for all ages. All your favourites are back and most is undercover-but its not going to rain! Punch & Judy, Burgers & Hot Dogs, Cakes, Face Painting, Fantastic Selection of games, Tombola, White Elephant, Clothes,Plants, Books & Discs and don’t forget the Grand Draw Raffle, for the chance to win and take a prize home with you! Please support this wonderful family day and help us to Raise money for the upkeep of our Village Hall and Recreation Ground.
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