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What’s on in Suffolk

Here you can discover what’s on in Suffolk, finding great events that will make your holiday even more memorable.

Suffolk is known to many as the festival county, thanks to the huge number of festivals held here every year. For music lovers there’s Latitude Festival, well-known for its award-winning line-ups; Aldeburgh Festival, one of the best classical music festivals in the world, and countless smaller festivals offering everything from roots music to sea shanties.

Food festivals, farmers markets and foodie events are also integral to Suffolk’s annual calendar, not to mention great ways to sample Suffolk’s famously good fare.

For lovers of theatre, art, film and literature, there are countless Suffolk events to ignite the imagination. You might find yourself listening to poetry by the sea, walking through an art-filled town, or discussing thought provoking plays with theatre’s up-and-coming playwrights.

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Open-air events in Suffolk include the Suffolk Walking Festival (a fantastic way to explore the county on foot), the exhilarating July Festival at Newmarket Racecourses, and Suffolk’s spectacular country shows, where you can see everything from aero-acrobatics to prize-winning farm animals strutting their stuff in the ring.

If you’re coming with kids in tow, don’t miss the wonderful family events going on in Suffolk throughout the year, where you can do everything from riding a steam train to participating in an archaeological dig, and even spending the night at a nature reserve!

Use the tabs on this page to find out what’s on in Suffolk, and start planning your perfect trip.