7 things to do in Suffolk and north Essex this weekend

Go to the Stowmarket Beer Festival this weekend. Picture: GETTY IMAGES/ISTOCKPHOTO

Go to the Stowmarket Beer Festival this weekend. Picture: GETTY IMAGES/ISTOCKPHOTO - Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Your weekend inspiration is here - these events are all taking place on March 3 or 4.

What can you make with clay? Picture: KEIRON TOVELL

What can you make with clay? Picture: KEIRON TOVELL - Credit: EDP Pics � 2004

Clay Workshop

The Room, Melton, Woodbridge

March 3

Learn something new this weekend.


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Head down to The Room in Melton and learn how to make your own clay masterpiece.

The course is great for both beginners and those with more experience.

For more details visit the website.

Make your way to the Spa Pavilion at Felixstowe. Picture: ARCHANT

Make your way to the Spa Pavilion at Felixstowe. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

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The Story of Bart

The Spa Pavilion, Felixstowe

March 3

Enjoy this fast moving musical with your family this weekend.

The musical tells the tale of Lionel Bart a song writing genius who went bankrupt.

It is packed with Lionel Bart’s most unforgettable hits as well as one or two songs you haven’t heard before.

For more information visit the website.

Enjoy a beer with friends this weekend. Picture: WAVEBREAKMEDIA LTD

Enjoy a beer with friends this weekend. Picture: WAVEBREAKMEDIA LTD - Credit: Getty Images/Wavebreak Media

Beer Festival

John Peel Centre, Stowmarket

March 3

Spend this weekend at a beer festival with friends.

The festival will offer 35 unique beers and ciders including 24 cask ales, six craft beers and five ciders.

Local beers set to feature include some brewed in Ipswich, Sudbury, Trimley near Felixstowe, Stowmarket, Thorndon, Southwold, Eye and Bungay.

To find out more visit the website.

Your children will love the comedy club. Picture: GETTY IMAGES/ISTOCKPHOTO

Your children will love the comedy club. Picture: GETTY IMAGES/ISTOCKPHOTO - Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Comedy Club for Kids

Civic Theatre, Chelmsford

March 3

A day dedicated to making your little one laugh.

This event is perfect for any child over the age of six.

It is a family friendly show with stand-ups and sketch acts.

To read more visit the website.

Take a morning stroll at Kentwell Hall. Picture: GREGG BROWN

Take a morning stroll at Kentwell Hall. Picture: GREGG BROWN - Credit: Gregg Brown

Kentwell Hall’s Gardens and Grounds Spring Awakening

Kentwell Hall, Sudbury

March 3 and 4

Enjoy a stroll through the beautiful grounds of Kentwell Hall this weekend.

There are so many areas to explore from The Sunken Garden, The Yew Castle, Wildlife Pond and the Ice House.

One area that is not to be missed is the Cedar Lawn with its Sculptured Tree on the theme of the ‘Tower of Babel’ and is one of the largest single wood carvings in the UK today. To read more about the venue visit the website.

Kingfisher Sinfonietta Concert

An evening of music. Picture: GETTY IMAGES/HEMERA

An evening of music. Picture: GETTY IMAGES/HEMERA - Credit: Getty Images/Hemera

Framlingham College Theatre

March 4

The Kingfisher orchestra returns to Framlingham.

You can expect to hear Beethoven Romance no.1, Schubert Symphony no.6 in C “Little” and lots more.

It will be held at Framlingham College Theatre and tickets can be bought on the door.

For more details contact kingfisherensemble@gmail.com

Essex Book Festival

The Essex Book Festival is packed with activities to take part in. Picture: JAMES POWELL

The Essex Book Festival is packed with activities to take part in. Picture: JAMES POWELL - Credit: Archant

Firstsite, Lewis Gardens, Colchester

March 4

The Essex book festival runs from March 1 to March 4.

Across the few days there will be talks, events and activities for all ages.

On Sunday there will be a radio masterclass held by Radio 4’s Robin Brooks as well as lots more.

To read more visit the website.

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