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Suffolk Stories : Find Your Next Holiday

There are hundreds of Suffolk stories to be told. Come and discover the tales that can be found in iconic landscapes and long stretches of coastline.  Read the stories that have risen up over Suffolk’s long history and the tales of some of the most famous people in history. And come right up to date with everything that is going on in the modern day.

A unique collection of modern art is coming to Moyes's Hall Museum in Bury St Edmunds. Run in association with Brandler Galleries, the featured artists will include Banksy, Damien Hirst, Tracey Emin, Kaws, Pure Evil, Connor Brothers and Rachel List with both original artworks and prints.

World Book Day - Suffolk

12 February 2020

March 5th 2020 is World Book Day and we are celebrating our Suffolk literary connections.

Meet the independent cinemas in Suffolk that are bringing the magic of the silver screen to packed houses across Suffolk

With it’s dramatic coastline, beautiful landscapes, and rural nature, it’s no surprise that there are so many stories set in Suffolk. Here are just some of them.

Take a tour or go to an event to see behind the scenes of some of Suffolk's beautiful, historic houses.

Famous for its wide, open skies and captured by the likes of John Constable, Sir Alfred Munnings and Gainsborough, Suffolk continues to be a creative hub of artistic talent. Let us take you on a journey across Suffolk and introduce you to some quirky and inspirational pieces of art.

Take a trail around Suffolk to see, amongst others, sculptures of Suffolk martyrs. Find out about how you can visit behind the scenes of many of Suffolk's talented artists.

Not a great lover of culture? We challenge you to rethink your priorities now Rodin’s ‘The Kiss’ is in town, as the new exhibition gets underway at Ipswich’s epicentre, Christchurch Mansion.

The SPILL Festival of Performance is an international festival of contemporary arts and activism and presents the work of exceptional artists from around the globe, featuring live performance, sound + music, film + video, plus projects exploring heritage + place. The festival is open to everyone, from art lovers to families and those seeking out new experiences.

Every year, HighTide brings stunning works of new theatre, comedy, exhibitions and readings to Suffolk over the course of a 6-day festival on The Suffolk Coast, including world premieres of plays by hand-picked playwrights. It’s billed as “adventurous theatre for adventurous people,” and doesn’t disappoint.

Latitude Festival

5 July 2018

Discover Latitude Festival, the blazing music and arts festival that takes place every summer in an idyllic spot on The Suffolk Coast.

Discover some of the biggest, best and most unusual music festivals in Suffolk, from the award-winning Latitude Festival to a festival of nothing but sea shanties.

Suffolk is full of artisans exhibiting in some of our top galleries around the county. We visit anywhere between Bury St Edmunds and Snape Maltings on the Suffolk coast.

Literary Suffolk

13 October 2016

Suffolk has been an inspiration to many writers and poets over the centuries, who have been influenced by the county's enchanting landscapes.

Meet Steven Atkinson, the award-winning theatre director at the helm of Suffolk's foremost theatre festival.

Step inside Suffolk's most ambitious tourist attraction in a decade.

Discover the tower on Aldeburgh beach that has become a tiny haven for artists on The Suffolk Coast.

Discover how Ipswich in Suffolk was transformed from a historic maritime town into a hub of culture and the arts.

With dozens of museums and galleries in Suffolk to choose from, we've narrowed the list down to just a handful of our favourites.

Delve into the story of John Constable and Thomas Gainsborough, two of the greatest landscape painters who ever lived, and their connection with Suffolk.

Thespians and theatregoers: find your favourite theatres in Suffolk, from small community theatres to the historic Theatre Royal in Bury St Edmunds.

Discover the birthplace of Thomas Gainsborough and the countryside he painted in Sudbury, Suffolk.

Suffolk has long been an inspiring place to be a writer, but it's also one of the best places to be a reader. Here are the literary festivals in Suffolk you need to know.