The definitive guide to Suffolk's Festivals
The party never stops in Suffolk
With a packed season of arts, music, festivals and serious culture, Suffolk truely is the UK's festival county.
Here is your definitive directory of Suffolk's Festivals:
Fri 7 Dec 2012 - Sun 24 Nov 2013
Saxmundham 01728 687100
Benjamin Britten was the most celebrated British composer of the 20th century. The centenary of Benjamin Britten (1913-1976), born in Lowestoft, Suffolk, will be marked by special events all over the world.
Thu 16 - Sun 19 May 2013
Bury St. Edmunds 01284 758000
Bury Festival is an arts festival which takes place every May. Running for 4 days in different venues throughout Bury St Edmunds in May 2013, it includes classical, jazz, folk and world music, walks, exhibitions, films and more.
Fri 17 - Sun 19 May 2013
TV celebrity chef, Ed Baines, headlines at this colourful event which will feature a wide range of regional, national and international hot and cold foods, a beer festival, wine seminars & tastings and cookery demonstrations.
Sun 26 - Mon 27 May 2013
Bury St. Edmunds
A family day out in Bury St Edmunds town centre including flower/plants for sale, a farmers' market, a world market and a mini farm.
Sun 2 Jun 2013
Teams of up to 11 people are invited to take part in the East Anglian Dragon Boat Festival 2013 in our 30' dragon boats on Oulton Broad.
Fri 7 - Sun 23 Jun 2013
Britten's first and arguably greatest opera, Peter Grimes, comes home to the place that inspired it, with a series of concerts and a unique staging on the beach.
Sat 8 - Sun 9 Jun 2013
Southwold 01394 275666
Two days of fantastic specialist local produce, food and drink, cookery demos and much more.
Sat 15 - Sun 16 Jun 2013
Ipswich 07779 590005
Derelicht 01 ft Sian (Octopus), Auntie Flo & ThermalBear
Fri 21 Jun - Sun 7 Jul 2013
The Ipswich Arts Festival, the town's annual summer arts festival featuring an exciting programme of events across a multitude of venues and art forms.
Sun 23 Jun 2013
Sudbury 01787 468634
Promoting local produce and local restaurants.
Fri 5 - Sun 7 Jul 2013
Maverick Festival is excited to announce two top musicians to this year's stellar line-up.
Thu 11 - Sat 13 Jul 2013
Newmarket 0844 5793010
The Piper Heidsieck July Festival from Thursday 12th - Saturday 14th July, is the region's most stylish and social summer event.
Thu 18 - Sun 21 Jul 2013
Latitude, the UK's favourite multi-arts festival, and winner of the 2012 Best Family Festival Award, is proud to reveal the first line-up announcements for the eighth edition.
Fri 2 - Sun 4 Aug 2013
Bury St. Edmunds 0115 807 7900
Creation Suffolk is pleased to announce the inaugural Big Tree Festival will be held within the beautiful surroundings of Euston Park, near Bury St Edmunds and Thetford.
Fri 23 - Sun 25 Aug 2013
FolkEast is a three day celebration bringing the best in folk music to East Anglia on the 23rd, 24th and 25th August 2013.
Sat 24 - Mon 26 Aug 2013
Ipswich Maritime Festival will be celebrating all things nautical and bring together Ipswich's Waterfront Maritime past, present and future at the Ipswich Waterfront, Quayside and Docks.
Sun 25 - Mon 26 Aug 2013
Bury St. Edmunds
A menu of mouth-watering events and attractions including celebrity chefs, a chilli festival, farmer's markets and much much more
Fri 13 - Sun 15 Sep 2013
Thetford 01842 766366
Blues legend Beverley 'Guitar' Watkins set to play first ever UK show at new Red Rooster Festival - plus more acts announced.....