Shorelands Wildlife Gardens, Norfolk

Shorelands Wildlife Gardens

Shorelands Wildlife Gardens will be fully open for the season on 8th April 2016 and will be partly open from Friday, 25th March. Over the Easter weekend, visitors will be able to see domestic animals (such as alpacas and donkeys) and the art gallery, cafe, plant nursery and gift shop will be open. Home to…

Suffolk Walking Festival 2016

Suffolk Walking Festival 2016

Not long to go until the Suffolk Walking Festival 2016 which kicks off on Saturday, 14th May and continues for three weeks until Sunday, 5th June. The varied programme of 77 themed walks across the county range in length from a gentle stroll of one mile, to a challenging 60 miles in 24 hours and…

Singing Workshop

If you enjoy flexing your vocal chords and fancy improving your singing skills, what about taking a singing workshop with the Waveney Valley Folk Collective? Based around Diss, the group’s objective is “to promote and facilitate the development of musicianship and performance within the local community”. Bringing together audiences and performers, the groups covers a…

Waveney Valley Food & Drink Festival

Waveney Valley Food Festival – See You Next Year!

Well, the Waveney Valley Food & Drink festival is over for another year but the good news is, it will be back in 2016. This year’s festival was a huge success with more than 50 events and promotions taking place across the Waveney Valley over the ten day period which culminated in the 4th annual…

50 Christmas Trees Dickleburgh

A Christmas Tree Extravaganza

The 12th annual South Norfolk Christmas tree extravaganza, 50 Trees in A Church is due to take place from Sunday, 29th November to Sunday, 6th December at All Saints Church in Dickleburgh. Fifty decorated trees will be on show, raising money by way of donation, in aid of the charity EACH (East Anglian Children’s Hospices),…

Waveney Springs Art Collective

Waveney Springs Art Collective

The latest Waveney Springs Art Collective exhibition runs from 30th October – 13th November 2015 at The Upstairs Gallery in Beccles. It is an excit­ing and var­ied col­lec­tion of works, includ­ing paint­ings, tex­tile art, pot­tery and sculptures and exhibiting artists include: Marion Newcombe, Issy Coe, Bobbie Watchhorn, Rebecca Douglass Whatley, Sally Mills, Sheila Volpe, Gerry…

Waveney Valley Food & Drink Festival

Bungay Castle – Food & Drink Fair

The Waveney Valley Food & Drink Festival has been buzzing since it started on the 2nd of October and this coming weekend is the grand finale, taking place against the fabulous backdrop of Bungay Castle on the 10th and 11th of October. Celebrating the valley’s rich food culture and bountiful produce, the event will be…

Vintage Farm Day at Bressingham

Vintage Farming Day at Bressingham

Sunday, 27th September is the day of the Vintage Farm Rally and Full Steam Event at Bressingham in Norfolk.  A variey of vintage agricultural machinery and tractors will be on display and the museum will be open and running all their steam engines as this will be a ‘Full Steam Day’ There will be the…

Celebrating-Sir-Alfred-Munn

Celebrating Sir Alfred Munnings 11th – 20th September 2015

A Celebration of artist Sir Alfred Munnings and his connections with the Waveney Valley in Mendham and Bungay will take place from 11th – 20th September. Alfred Munnings was born in 1878 in Mendham, Suffolk, where his father was the local miller. From an early age he exhibited a keen interest in art, and some…

Wingfield College, Wingfield, Suffolk

The Wonders of Wingfield

Guided tour of Wingfield Wingfield is a delightful village with a fascinating range of medieval buildings including Wingfield Castle (not open to the public), Wingfield College and Wingfield Barns. On Wednesday 26th August 1pm – 4.30pm you can join a guided walk which will take you around the village, ending up at Wingfield Barns for…