7 things to do in Suffolk this weekend
- Credit: Archant
Here are seven events happening near you on March 10 and 11.
Evolution and Inheritance British Science Week
Palace House, Newmarket
Celebrate British science week by attending this event.
Explore and investigate with exciting hands-on activities for all the family.
Find out about horses that lived millions of years ago, handle the fossil cast collection and have a go at crafty camouflage.
- 1 Snow falls in Suffolk overnight as cold snap set to continue
- 2 'Calm, graceful and kind': Tributes paid to martial arts world champion
- 3 Matchday Recap: Outrageous Celina wins it for Town
- 4 Fire breaks out at British Sugar Factory
- 5 No timescale for when Suffolk road closed due to flooding can reopen
- 6 Nearly 150 homes to go on land no longer needed for jobs
- 7 More than 20 drivers caught at speeds of 100mph on A14 within an hour
- 8 Jailed in Suffolk: The criminals put behind bars this week
- 9 Ipswich Town 2-1 Crewe Alexandra: Celina brilliance just about enough to see Blues home
- 10 'The bigger picture is the result' - Cook on Crewe win
For more details call 01638 667314
Circus of Horrors
Charter Hall, Colchester
Gather the family and watch the Circus of Horrors this weekend.
The show features bizarre and fantastic circus acts which are all woven into a shock/horror story.
This show has been touring the world for over 22 years - this year they are back with their new incarnation Voodoo.
For more information on the circus visit the website.
Abberton Reservoir, Colchester
Can you beat the bird spotting record this Saturday?
Get out and about on the nature reserve to see how many birds you can identify in the day - the record to date is 65 different species.
There will be an expert to help you with basic identification skills but make sure you book in advance to avoid disappointment.
To find out more details visit the website.
Adult Art Classes
The Stevenson Centre, Sudbury
Why not start a new weekend hobby with friends?
Learn how to improve your drawing and watercolour skills at this class with a highly experienced teacher.
All levels of ability are welcome from complete beginner to semi-professional.
Learn more about the class here.
Kentwell Hall’s Gardens and Grounds Spring Awakening
Kentwell Hall, Sudbury
March 10 and 11
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.
Mother’s Day afternoon tea at Milsoms
Kesgrave Hall Ipswich /Maison Talbooth, Dedham
March 10 and 11
Milsoms Kesgrave Hall has a special Mother’s Day tea on both Saturday and Sunday, with a glass of fizz and entertainment by singer Casper Clarke.
Sandwiches, cakes and scones with jam and clotted cream are among the teatime goodies served at both Milsoms restaurants.
Tea is served daily at both Maison Talbooth and Kesgrave Hall. Make sure you book in advance.
To find out more, visit the website. Bury St Edmunds Farmer MarketThe Traverse, Bury St Edmunds March 11Pick up the ingredients for a delicious Mother’s Day dinner at the farmer market.There will be lots of local producers supplying customers with homemade pies and savouries, delicious cakes and fudge, Suffolk pork and charcuterie, fresh fruit and vegetables, and so much more.To read more about the market visit the website.