March brings with it the hope of warmer days and lighter evenings. The potential for lighter and longer days sees the return of markets, like the Fram Makers Market, this month. Read on to find out what’s on in Suffolk in March 2020.
10th March – Havana Nights, The Apex, Bury St Edmunds
Strictly Come Dancing fans will want to head along to The Apex to watch Strictly pro, Graziano Di Prima, with his partner Giada in Havana Nights. Expect an exciting mix of Latin dances in a steamy show. You can also meet Graziano before the show!
14th March – Border Craft Collective Fair
Border Craft Collective will be holding a craft fair at Eye town hall. The local travelling craft market, centred around the Waveney Valley, will feature approximately 20 stalls. Each stall will showcase unique, contemporary and amazing work. This includes handmade cards, pottery, engraving, wood turning, various needlework, handmade gifts and so much more.
15th March – Seckford Hall Wedding Show
Looking for some inspiration for your big day? Seckford Hall will be hosting a wedding show. Come along and view the beautiful Tudor venue with its outstanding natural beauty and unique reception rooms. There will be a range of quality suppliers on hand to give you special offers and help you to organise your big day. Entry is free entry – make sure to pre-register for the event to save time on the day.
15th March – Jazz East at Alex Brasserie
Finish off your weekend with a trip to The Alex Brasserie along the gorgeous Felixstowe seafront for the Sunday evening Jazz club. Jazz East brings the UK’s greatest Jazz musicians to Felixstowe. Sit back and enjoy a few drinks while being accompanied by the talented Jazz performers. Free admission.
21st March – Fram Makers Market
Come along and shop local at the Fram Makers Market. If you’re looking for unique gifts or a little treat for yourself, have a browse! There will be prints, jewellery, candles, macramé, ceramics, embroidery and more. The event will run from 10am-3pm at the Framlingham Unitarian Meeting House.
21st March -The Crafty Foxes Mother’s Day Gift Workshop, The Apex, Bury St Edmunds
There’s nothing quite like a homemade gift for Mother’s Day! Children can be dropped off at the workshop to make their parents a surprise Mother’s Day gift and personalised card.
21st March – Mothers Day Workshop at Boardwalk in Rendlesham
Children and adults can take part in this hour session organised by Bud and Bee. Learn about seasonal flowers and have the chance to create a beautifully decorated jam jar posy to take home. This is the perfect Saturday morning activity making treasured memories with your mum.
22nd March – Lavenham Farmers Market
The popular Farmers Market takes place on the fourth Sunday of each month at the beautiful Lavenham village hall. The market showcases over 30 of the highest quality artisan producers in the region. Everything sold at the market comes from within a 30 mile radius and the products sold are made, grown, baked, brewed and butchered by the person selling it.
22nd March – Mother’s Day at Kentwell Hall
Celebrate Mother’s Day together and take a trip to Kentwell Hall. Enjoy looking around the magnificent Tudor house, stroll around the gardens, explore the woodland paths and even get a chance to see some newborn lambs. There will be a Mother’s Day menu available to honour the amazing mother in your family.
26th March – The Good Old Days at Stonham Barns
Gather together in the theatre at Stonham Barns which will be transformed into an old style music hall. Enjoy some nostalgic music as well as some magic/illusion, dancing and some good old fashioned flag waving. Enter this journey down memory lane that will leave you wanting more.
27 & 28th March – Nowton Park Star Party
Seek out the stars in Nowton Park and discover the wonders of the night sky. The Athenaeum Astronomy Association will guide you through the observation of star clusters, galaxies and nebulae. During the Star Party there will be activities for kids and the chance to ask questions about all things astronomical.
28th & 29th March – West Stow – A Celebration!
West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village (near Bury St Edmunds) opens its doors with for a free weekend to celebrate 1,600 years since the Anglo-Saxons settled. There will be the chance to explore the village and museum, meet the staff and volunteers and find out about the exciting new village and park projects. Plus, there will be updates on new experimental archaeology planned for the site in the next 5 years.
Tours, talks, handling sessions, family activities are all part of this celebration weekend.
28th & 29th March – CapCon Ipswich Comic Con, Trinity Park
New for 2020, Trinity Park will be holding CapCon, the newest cosplay and prop event. Have the opportunity to have photo-ops with some of the most popular props from your favorite television shows and films such as Star Wars, Doctor Who, Game of Thrones and more. Held across 28th and 29th March, enjoy this unique convention filled with gaming stations, stalls, board game areas, live entertainment and so much more. Book your tickets online to save time on the day and have access to early entry tickets.
29th March – Explorer and Nature Day at Easton Farm Park
Head down to Easton Farm Park and enjoy some fun outdoor activities as a family. Take on the trail along the farm track which leads onto the green trail woodland and discover 30 acres of field, streams, woodland and ponds. Have a go at some of the activities on offer such as making bug hotels, building your own den and even having a go at pond dipping. All activities are included in the entry price.
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