Bluebell woods Last Sunday in April, first Sunday in May, annually

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Sometime between late April and early May, six acres of bluebells burst into bloom creating a spectacular blue-carpet effect in Haughley Park Woods.

The gardens and woods are open for people to come and see this spectacular sight, on successive Sunday afternoons during this period.

This event is a fundraising event for Wetherden church, whose volunteers man the gate and serve teas and cakes in the Barn.

£4 Adults, U16s free
Gardens and woods open. Teas and cakes served in barn

Weird and Wonderful Wood Mid-May, annually

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Filling many of the lawns, as well as the inside of the Barn, there are stalls ranging from Fine Furniture to Chainsaw Carving, and Musical Instrument making to Den-building.

There are plenty of food and refreshment providers, and workshops to keep children of all ages happy and busy. Adding to the atmosphere are the ‘spontaneous happenings’… come along to see what that means!

For more information on this much loved annual event see www.weirdandwonderfulwood.co.uk/

Dates, times and more will be listed on our What’s On page closer to the time.

 

‘’What a great day out for everyone. Lots of kids activities, most free. Lovely chilled day. Loved the music, drummers, story tellers etc.
Thank you.’’

Weird & Wonderful Wood 2014

 

Alive & V’Dubbin

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Alive & V-Dubbin™ has been running since 2009.

2017 will be our first year at Haughley Park, and the festival theme is Movies!

Alive & V-Dubbin is planned, organised and run by a dedicated team of members of Suffolk Bugrs VW Club.

All committee members donate their time free of charge. All profits made are reinvested into future Alive & V-Dubbin shows.

For more information and pictures see: www.aliveandvdubbin.co.uk

We are very proud of our show and hope you have a fantastic time.

 

Haughley Park Picnic Concerts

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ABBA & The British Symphony Orchestra – Saturday 8th July

This musical spectacular salutes Sweden’s greatest export (not Ikea)… ABBA!

Adored for their sing-along anthems, nothing beats a night of good old-fashioned nostalgia and a full symphony orchestra belting out the Scandinavian ‘fab fours’ biggest hits!

Embark on a Super Trooper night, taking you from Waterloo to Dancing Queen via Mamma Mia! A beautifully poignant version of ‘Slipping Through My Fingers’ will delight you. ABBA’s success was down to the diversity in their music. Dance, cry or laugh, their songs encapsulate the whole of life.

Hear all the magic of ABBA in the rolling Suffolk countryside. You’ll be part of a truly unique occasion and be one of the very first to see this show performed in the open air!

Four decades on we’re still saying ‘Thank You For The Music’.

Elvis & The British Symphony Orchestra – Sunday 9th July

Elvis Presley always dreamed of singing with a full symphony orchestra.

Two years ago Elvis Presley Enterprises embarked on a new project, which ‘re-imagined’ his extensive back catalogue. Elvis’ most dramatic original performances augmented with lush new orchestral arrangements. The double albums, produced by Don Reedman and Nick Patrick have become hugely successful.

Hear all the magic of Elvis Presley in the rolling Suffolk countryside. You’ll be part of a truly unique occasion and be one of the very first to see this show performed in the open air! Take a journey through the upbeat, poignant and sometime tear-jerking sounds of The King. His encapsulating and enthralling music is only made better when set with the splendour of a classical concert orchestra.

For more info please see www.haughleyparkconcerts.com

 

English National Sheep Dog Trials & Suffolk on Show.

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The English National Sheepdog Championships are coming to Suffolk for the first time ever!

‘Suffolk on Show’ is a 3 day event on the 28th, 29th & 30th July running alongside the trials and will be showcasing all that is good within the County of Suffolk.

Exhibitors and trade stands will cover three main themes:

  • People, History and Lifestyle
  • Agriculture, Food and Drink
  • Industry, Arts and Crafts

This will include entertainment, displays and exhibitions and uniquely the promotion and sale of Suffolk based products and services.

For more info please see www.suffolkonshow.co.uk & www.isds.org.uk