What’s on in Suffolk this spring?

The bulbs are already pushing their way up and with spring on the way, it’s time to plan some things to do over the coming months. Suffolk certainly has an eclectic array of choice this spring, with something for everyone to enjoy.

Posted: February 19, 2024

What’s on in Suffolk this spring?

The Suffolk Coast Tourism Conference 2024 (Saxmundham)

7th March

It’s free and it’s full of insights and ideas for those in the Suffolk tourism business. It’s worth a visit if you have a Suffolk holiday let or are considering getting into the business.

Spring Family Farm Day 2024 at Suffolk New College (Otley)

24th March

Come and delight in one of the best parts of spring with the opportunity to get up close to newborn lambs! This is a chance to come and see spring life on the farm and join in Easter themed activities.

The Suffolk Spring Classic 2024 at Rowley Mile Racecourse (Newmarket)

21st April

Whether you’re a cycling fanatic or enjoy a leisurely Sunday ride, this one is for you. With three different length rides (from 61 km to 121 km), all routes take you through gentle meandering and undulating country lanes. It’s a great way to enjoy the Suffolk countryside this spring.

Kentwell Hall – Lambs, Eastertide and Bulbs (Long Melford)

Various dates March and April

With various dates in March and April to come and see the lambs in the Tudor Stables, watch the grounds come alive with colourful bulbs and various Easter activities, you won’t want to miss the events on at Kentwell Hall.

Kentwell Hall – Lambs, Eastertide and Bulbs (Long Melford)

Food for Thought Talks at the Food Museum (Stowmarket)

Various dates in March and April

With three further fascinating Food for Thought Talks this spring, whether you want to overcome Avocado Anxiety or the Yuck Factor of edible insects, you’ll find something to get you thinking.

Skulduggery in Stowmarket Crime Fiction Festival (Stowmarket Library)

27th April

With live in-person interviews with favourite crime authors such as Susi Holliday, Lauren North, Tim Sullivan, Vaseem Khan, Olivia Kiernan and Victoria Selman, crime fiction fans will want to ensure they attend this.

Luke Wright’s Silver Jubilee at Sudbury Arts (Sudbury)

10th May

One of Britain’s most enjoyable live poets, Luke Wright’s Silver Jubilee tour is coming to Sudbury Arts Centre this spring. He’s sold out previously at the Edinburgh Fringe and has performed to packed crowds at Latitude, so grab your tickets fast.

Pier 2 Pier Suffolk 2024 (Lowestoft)

11th May

Raise money for the excellent cause of East Anglia Children’s Hospices and sign up for the walk from Lowestoft Pier to Southwold Pier. It is 16 miles of wonderful Suffolk coast so quite a challenge, but definitely rewarding.

Steam & Vintage fair

The South Suffolk Show (Ampton Race course near Bury St Edmunds)

12th May

Always a superb event showcasing the best of agricultural, farming and country life with a wide variety of trade stands, livestock, attractions and impressive displays in the main arena, the South Suffolk show is a fantastic day out for families.

Spring Fayre (Bury St Edmunds)

26 and 27 May

With exciting stalls and enjoyable attractions, make sure you enjoy the buzz in Bury St Edmunds on the late May Bank Holiday weekend. There will be the much-loved urban beach from last year in addition to around 70 stalls focusing on flowers, food and craft.

The Suffolk Show (Ipswich)

29 and 30 May

From watching the events in the Main Ring through to trying your hand at archery in the Sports Zone, letting budding young soldiers sit in a helicopter in the Military Zone or trying to extract DNA from a strawberry in the Farm Discovery Zone, there really is lots to do for everyone. There are fabulous food and drink options too.

Spring at Stonham Barns (Stonham Aspal)

Various dates

With events centring on everything from model railways to motorcycles and darts to a Steam & Vintage fair, there’s a lot going on at Stonham Barns this spring.

We’re proud to be a Suffolk business – there’s certainly a huge amount going on to keep us busy this spring!


Posted: February 19, 2024   •   Posted in: General News

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