Suffolk Show

Not all Suffolk Show directors have luck on their side when they stage the county’s biggest’s annual bash – including David Nunn, who had to cancel the event due to high winds. Peter Over, David Nunn, Bill Baker and Bee Kemball look back over an eventful run of shows from 2008 onwards.

The cancellation of this year’s Suffolk Show amid the coronavirus crisis was inevitable – but a devastating blow for the county and the event’s organisers.

Following on from the month the show would have taken place, we look back fondly on shows from the late 1990s into the early 2000s with the help of former show directors Mike Hollingsworth, John Wall and Stephen Miles – and on another show cancellation.

Organisers of the Suffolk Show are now scratching their heads about future planning for next year’s much-anticipated event.

It’s not every day you get to meet the most famous woman of her era.

Suffolk Show’s bowler-hatted stewards won’t get to greet the event’s 80,000 to 90,000 visitors this year. So what will they miss most – and what will they be doing instead?

The loss of the Suffolk Show is set to leave a giant hole in the county’s heart - and its finances.

Sadly, the Suffolk Show can’t take place in 2020, but today we are looking back at the county’s biggest day out over the decades.

Reasons to be cheerful, Part Two – including Town’s play-off triumph

Let’s count our blessings during this time of uncertainty and remember things that have made our hearts sing

Suffolk has rich culture and heritage which is celebrated through a series of popular family friendly eventrs throughout the year. Here’s our guide to the diverse array of attractions which should keep everyone entertained over the next 10 months

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