7 affordable days out for you and the kids to enjoy this weekend

Aldeburgh's summer craft show is this Saturday. Picture: BARRY PULLEN

Aldeburgh's summer craft show is this Saturday. Picture: BARRY PULLEN - Credit: Barry Pullen

With no rain forecast for the weekend you may be wondering how you can keep the children entertained. Check out our affordable 7 ideas.

The wool-i-am in Ipswich Museum. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

The wool-i-am in Ipswich Museum. Picture: CONTRIBUTED - Credit: Archant

Saturday, July 15

Ipswich Museum

Spend the day exploring Ipswich’s past, meet the woolly mammoth and even a giraffe. This weekend artist Nicola Burrell will also be there helping children make their own cardboard musical instruments. Admission is free.

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Suffolk Craft Society Summer Exhibition

Aldeburgh’s Summer crafts has been taking place since the 1970s, and is based at Peter Pears Gallery just off the promenade and High Street. Admission is free so you can browse the designers’ work for absolutely nothing. The majority of the work displayed will be for sale, so if you do fancy treating yourself you have the chance to! Stop by and admire the talent.

Norwich Market in front of City Hall. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Norwich Market in front of City Hall. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: copyright Archant Photographic 2

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Saturday, July 15

Global village market

Norwich has new pop-up stalls in its market this week – they include African jewellery, Indian pashminas, Portuguese pastries, and lots more. Come down and enjoy some culture.

Saturday, July 15

Framlingham Horse Show

Framlingham Horse Show. Picture: SIMON PARKER

Framlingham Horse Show. Picture: SIMON PARKER

Be part of the 123rd Framlingham Horse Show, which takes place on the Castle Meadow. The show contains a full programme of light horse classes and affiliated jumping. Adult entry: £6 each; Children entry: £3 each.

Sunday, July 16

American & Classic Car Display

Are you a fan of classic cars? If so you need to head down to the Anchor Plaza in Great Yarmouth this Sunday. There will be Hot Rods, Harley Davidson bikes, American classics, and British classics. Admission is free.

American and classic car display is happening this Sunday at the Anchor Plaza in Great Yarmouth. Pic

American and classic car display is happening this Sunday at the Anchor Plaza in Great Yarmouth. Picture: GREGG BROWN - Credit: Gregg Brown

Sunday, July 16

Open day at Steamworks

Visit the Steamworks site in Southwold and take a look at the 3-foot gauge steam engine Scaldwell and the Blyth Valley Light Railway. A free family day out full of learning.

Sunday, July 16

Old Newton Country fayre and dog show

Stowmarket’s country fair and dog show takes place at the village hall, and will be a day that celebrates the countryside and our four-legged friends. There will be dog shows, gymnastic shows, bouncy castles and lots more. Admission and parking is free.

This Sunday is Stowmarkets annual dog show and country fayre. Picture: PHIL MORLEY.

This Sunday is Stowmarkets annual dog show and country fayre. Picture: PHIL MORLEY. - Credit: Archant

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