7 fun things to do with the family in Suffolk this weekend

Rosie enjoying the Lego exhibition in Ipswich during her school holidays 

Rosie enjoying the Lego exhibition in Ipswich during her school holidays - Credit: Suzanne Day

The summer holidays are well underway in Suffolk – but there are still plenty of fun things to do in the county this weekend.

Theatre on the Coast, Southwold Arts Centre

When: Saturday, August 14 at 5pm and 8.15pm

Where: Southwold Arts Centre, IP18 6JP

Price: £18 adults, £16 under 16s

Theatre is coming to the coast this weekend, with 'Allo 'Allo's Vicki Michelle set to star in "Hello Norma Jean" by Dylan Costello.

The production follows the story of Lynnie, who has escaped from her nursing home to fly to Hollywood at the outbreak of war in 2003.

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The Beccles Food and Drink Festival is back this weekend - Credit: Eastern Daily Press © 2015

Beccles Food and Drink Festival, Beccles

When: Saturday, August 14 at 10am

Where: Beccles town centre

Price: Free

The food and drink festival is coming back to the north Suffolk town this Saturday, with a host of great local vendors set to pitch up in the town centre.

Among the local names include Ipswich's East Coast Chilli Company, the Suffolk Distillery and the Suffolk Smokehouse.

Children's entertainment will also be offered alongside the around 50 artisan food and drink stalls.

The Lego Movie 2, Ipswich

When: Saturday, August 14 at 10.30am

Where: The Hold, Suffolk Archives, 131 Fore Street, IP4 1LE

Price: £5 adults, £3 concession, £13 family

The team at the Suffolk Archives are continuing to get in the Lego spirit this summer – and are now set to showcase the popular children's blockbuster.

The story comes five years since "everything was awesome" in the first instalment, with DUPLO invaders from outer space proving a menace.

The Hold is continuing to host other Lego movies throughout the month, alongside its ongoing Lego exhibition.

Lego graffiti wall at Brick History Ipswich

The Lego graffiti wall at The Hold in Ipswich - Credit: Archant

The Tudors come to Bentley, Bentley

When: Saturday, August 14 and Sunday, August 15 10am to 5pm

Where: Bentley Village Green, IP9 2DW

Price: Donation on entry

The Tudors are in Suffolk this weekend, with the team behind the popular Horrible Histories series organising a charity event on the village green.

The event will raise money for a young man suffering from a brain tumour.

Some of the fun on offer include Tudor games and pastimes, a Tudor surgery (not for the squeamish!) and a unicorn race for children.

A Suffolk Punch foal has been born at The Suffolk Punch Trust and it's to be named Prince Philip Pi

The Suffolk Punch Trust is hosting a dog and horse show - Credit: CHARLOTTE BOND

Family Fun Horse and Dog Show, Hollesley

When: Sunday, August 15 from 9am

Where: The Suffolk Punch Trust, St David's Lane, Hollesley, IP12 3JR

Price: Free

The charity supporting England's oldest breed of horse is reinstating its popular horse and dog show this weekend.

The day's fun starts with horse classes in the morning, with dog classes set to take place in the afternoon.

Food and drink will also be on offer from the Wandering Grill and Alexander's Ices.

Rickinghall Classic Car Meet, Rickinghall

When: Saturday, August 14 from 8am

Where: Rickinghall Village Hall, Hinderclay Road, IP22 1HD

Price: Free

The classic car meet and car boot sale is returning to the village hall this Saturday, with a wide array of classics set to be on show.

Among those to feature in last month's event included classic American police cars, Land Rovers and VW Campers.

For motoring fans, a number of stallholders will also be at the event for an autojumble.

The Anglian Motorcycle Festival, Sudbury

When: Saturday, August 14 from 10am

Where: TTT Motorcycle Village, Brundon Lane, CO10 0HY

Price: Free

Offering fun for all the family, the team behind the Anglian Motorcycle Festival are putting on a big show after having to postpone their earlier event in Felixstowe.

As well as a host of motorbikes to view, live music, a sweet stand, raffles and games will also be on offer.

The event will be raising money for the Mental Health Motorbike charity, who will also be there on the day.







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