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August 2018

Events throughout August 2018

With summer in full swing, there’s plenty to do. Enjoy a day at the races, visit an Anglo-Saxon village or take a run in the park.

Please note some of the events might be subject to an entrance fee, availability or restrictions e.g. child’s age.  Please refer to the relevant website for more information.

Greene King Brewery Tours
10 minutes from The Ickworth
See how real beer is brewed using natural ingredients and traditional brewing methods.

Wednesdays and Saturdays each week
Bury St Edmunds Market
One of the most successful traditional street markets in the country from artisan food and drink to crafts and all in-between!

Saturday each week
Wyken Vineyard
20 minutes from The Ickworth
The Wyken Farmers’ Market is about farmers, producers, bakers, makers, friends and family.

Every Saturday
Adult Park Run
15 minutes from The Ickworth
Enjoy the 5km timed run for adults

Every Sunday
Junior Park Run
15 Minutes from The Ickworth
Enjoy the 2km timed run for juniors

The Apex and the Theatre Royal; take a look at the shows coming up, there’s plenty to choose from and for all tastes, from plays to concerts:

Suffolk Wildlife Trust
20 minutes by car
There are many fun and intersting activities and special events for adults and children to enjoy at Bradfield Woods and Lackford Lakes, the nearest reserves to The Ickworth, check the website for more information.

All month
About Bury St Edmunds Tours
Secrets, stories and scandals are yours for the asking on the daily official historic walking tour of Bury St Edmunds.

Various dates
Newmarket Races
30 minutes from The Ickworth
Enjoy the thrill at the horse races at one of the most prestigious courses in the country.

11th August
West Stow Anglo Saxon Village
20 minutes from The Ickworth
The Anglo-Saxon origins of The Lord of the Rings story are explored

25th to 27th August
West Stow Anglo Saxon Village
20 minutes from The Ickworth
Come and experience a Viking re-enactment at West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village

26th to 27th August
Bury St Edmunds Food and Drink Festival
10 minutes from The Ickworth
Come and sample the delicious food and drink at the festival. Also enjoy watching some top chefs prepare some amazing dishes and learn some new skills.