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July 2017 Local Events

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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.

Crabbing in Walberswick
1 hour and 25 minutes from The Ickworth
www.explorewalberswick.co.uk
Enjoy Walberswick sandy beaches and catch a crab or two. Take the foot ferry over to Southwold and wonder around the beautiful seaside town

Suffolk Wildlife Trust
20 minutes from The Ickworth
www.suffolkwildlifetrust.org/whats-on
There are many activities and special events for adults and children to enjoy at Bradfield Woods and Lackford Lakes, the nearest reserves to The Ickworth

Junior park run, Bury St Edmunds
10 minutes from The Ickworth
www.parkrun.org.uk/burystedmunds-juniors
Every Sunday a weekly free 2km timed run for junior

Adult park run, Bury St Edmunds
10 minutes from The Ickworth
www.parkrun.org.uk/burystedmunds
Every Sunday a weekly free 5km timed run for adults

Newmarket Races
25 minutes from The Ickworth
www.newmarket.thejockeyclub.co.uk/events-tickets/whats-on
Newmarket is truly special, it is the town where horse racing, the "sport of kings", was born some three and a half centuries ago and from where it was exported around the world. Enjoy the history and the race

6th July
Date Night, The Ickworth
www.ickworthhotel.co.uk
Indulge yourselves and enjoy some rare time together at Ickworth's Date Night; 5-course tasting dinner followed by a classic film and popcorn! To book, call Reception 01284 735350

8th July
Duxford Air Festival
40 minutes from The Ickworth
www.iwm.org.uk/events/iwm-duxford/airshows
Flying Legends Air Show - experience the thrills in the sky above and enjoy the fun on the showground below!

8th July
Ickworth Church, Ickworth Estate
www.ickworthchurch.org.uk
Listen to the wonderful Aquarius Singers at 5pm

9th July
Ickworth Church, Ickworth Estate
www.ickworthchurch.org.uk
Explore beneath the floor with a fascinating vault tour at 4pm

9th July
Farmer's Market, Bury St Edmunds
10 minutes from The Ickworth
www.suffolkmarketevents.co.uk/bury-st-edmunds-farmers-market
The Market will be on the Traverse in the centre of town where you will find a fabulous line up of the region's very best local producers with freshly baked local bread, honey, homemade pies and savouries, delicious cakes and fudge and lots more. Everything that is sold at the market will be produced by the person who is selling and nothing will have travelled further than approximately 30 miles to be in Bury St Edmunds

13th to 16th July
Latitude Festival
1 hour and 20 minutes from The Ickworth
www.latitudefestival.com
A fantastic event of music, theatre, dance, film, cabaret and literature

16th July
Ickworth, National Trust
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/ickworth
Open air theatre - The Comedy of Errors

22nd to 23rd July
Jimmy's Festival
45 minutes from The Ickworth
www.jimmysfestival.co.uk
An annual celebration of great live music, delicious food and wholesome family fun

22nd to 23rd July
Kentwell Hall
30 minutes from The Ickworth
www.kentwell.co.uk
A weekend of magic and mystery - experience it for yourselves!

23rd July
Ickworth Church, Ickworth Estate
www.ickworthchurch.org.uk
Listen to the wonderful Chedburgh Choir at 4pm

24th to 28th July
Framlingham Castle
1 hour from The Ickworth
www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/framlingham-castle/events
Castle Siege - Join in with their miniature medieval castle siege.... take cover! Leap back to medieval days for games that time forgot - from fox and geese and merrils to sieging a mini castle, play like a medieval mischief-maker as you step back in time

29th July
West Stow Anglo Saxon Village
20 minutes from The Ickworth
www.weststow.org
Beginners Bow Shoot - one hour family archery taster session on an outdoor range

29th to 30th July
Framlingham Castle
1 hour from The Ickworth
www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/framlingham-castle/events
Joust - Feel the heat of the contest as their two magnificent knights on horseback clash at Framlingham Castle’s Joust

31st July to 4th August
Framlingham Castle
1 hour from The Ickworth
www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/framlingham-castle/events
Knights and Princesses - Polish your armour and dust off your tiara, it’s time to learn the tools of the trade as you become a knight or princess for the day