Seven ways to spend your weekend in Suffolk and north Essex
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Do you run out of things to do at the weekend? Check out our guide for inspiration, here is what’s happening November 25 and 26.
Christmas at Flatford
November 25 and 26 and December 2 and 3
Get yourself in the festive spirit in the ancient hall of Valley Farm for a Victorian Christmas.
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There will be a cosy wood fire, greenery hanging from the ancient walls and a Christmas tree.
There will also be costumed volunteers on hand to tell you about winter activities.
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Sutton Christmas Market
Sutton Memorial Hall
Head down to the Sutton Memorial Hall between 10am and 1pm to take a look at the Christmas stalls.
The hall will be packed with jewellery, cards, Christmas decorations, children’s gifts, woodenware and more.
There will also be a yummy cake stall, a tombola and a raffle.
The event is being held to raise money for Sutton Memorial Hall and All Saints Church.
For more details call 01394 384659.
The Weeping Willow Pub does Thanksgiving
The Weeping Willow, Barrow, will be throwing a special Thanksgiving weekend celebration.
Are you or a loved one originally from America? Celebrate Thanksgiving with them at this pub.
The venue is hosting the weekend celebration to observe the important relationship that the US air forces have with Suffolk.
To find out more call 01284 771881 or email email@example.com
An Evening with Mozart
St John the Baptist, Ipswich
The Ipswich Bach Choir and Ipswich Chamber Orchestra will present a programme of Mozart’s masterpieces, under conductor Patrick McCarthy.
The evening will include two of his most popular choral works the Coronation Mass and the Vespers.
There will also be a Flute Concerto in D with soloist Mary Blanchard.
If you would like more information call 01394 271538.
RSPCA Christmas Fair
Holbrook Village Hall
The RSPCA Suffolk East and Ipswich Branch are throwing their annual Christmas fair.
The ViVo Village Voices choir will be singing Christmas carols and you’ll have the chance to meet Father Christmas.
Enjoy craft and gift stalls, a tombola and a raffle while supporting local animals in need.
To find out more email firstname.lastname@example.org
Mulled Wine and Turkey Tasting
Dedham Vale Vineyard
Ease yourself into the Christmas spirit with a little help from Dedham Vale Vineyard.
Drop-in for mulled wine, take advantage of Winter Wine Deals in the Shop, and you can even taste and order a local KellyBronze Turkey for Christmas.
There will also be a Wreath making course to kickstart your decorating.
Vegan Christmas Fair
Lewis Gardens, Colchester
The Christmas Fair has over 40 stalls all selling 100% vegan products, ranging from food, craft, clothing, cosmetics and gifts.
The proceeds raised will go to Lotus Stray Rescue – an English charity focused on spay & neuter and rescue of Romanian strays.
Make sure you tell all your Vegan friends!