Agapanthus at Raveningham Gardens, Waveney Valley

Summer Sunday Opening at Raveningham Gardens

Pay a visit to Raveningham Gardens, near Norwich in Norfolk this summer to see their large selection of agapanthus cultivars – white, blue and dark purple flowers with different sizes and contrasting colours including striped blue and white. The agapanthus varieties are one of Priscilla Bacon’s legacies in the garden; she was a keen agapanthus…

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Agapanthus Weeks at Raveningham Gardens

Raveningham Gardens in Norfolk are famous for the large selection of agapanthus cultivars on display during July and August each year. There are special ‘agapanthus weeks’ in July, when the flowers will be looking particularly spectacular: Monday, July 18 to Friday, July 22 | 11am to 4pm (closed Saturday and Sunday). Monday, July 25 to…

Bungay, Waveney Valley

Welcome to Summer in Bungay!

Bungay is one of the jewels of the Waveney Valley. Ideally placed as a central point for exploring the beautiful market towns along the river as well as the fabulous Suffolk coast, the area sits on the Suffolk/Norfolk border, so all that Norfolk has to offer can be easily accessed and enjoyed too. It is…

Harleston in the Waveney Valley

A day of festivities in Harleston

The market town of Harleston is the place to be on Sunday, 26th June 2016. Nestled on the Suffolk/Norfolk border and close to the River Waveney, the friendly town will have its bunting out for a day of festivities, starting with an antiques and vintage street market and ending with a street party. Everyone is…

Somerleyton Hall, Suffolk

Music in the Gardens at Somerleyton Hall

Enjoy live music in beautiful surroundings at Somerleyton Hall, which is set in a 500 acre estate with gardens and a stunning maze. On 30th May there will be strings on the lawn and on 29th August there will be jazz playing in the park . If the weather is bad, these music events will…

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…

Somerleyton Hall

Christmas Cracker Fayre

The first ever Christmas Cracker Fayre will take place from 12th to 13th December 2015 from 10am to 5pm at Somerleyton Hall in support of East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH).  There will be plenty of festive cheer for all the family: Santa will be in his grotto, there will be a wreath-making workshop and a…