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…

Suffolk Feast: One County, Twenty Chefs

Suffolk Feast: One County, Twenty Chefs

Suffolk Feast: One County, Twenty Chefs is a new cookbook by local food writers Glyn Williams and Tessa Allingham. Not just about food, this feast of a foodie book also gives background information about the twenty chefs and provides insightful snippets such as what their favourite midnight snacks are and asks what they would be…

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…

Waveney Valley Food & Drink Festival 2015

Waveney Valley Food & Drink Festival

The eagerly awaited programme for this year’s Food & Drink Festival in the Waveney Valley is now available to download: Waveney Valley Food & Drink Festival Programme and what a corker it is too. Starting off with a new flagship event called Taste of Harleston on Saturday, 3rd October, the festival includes such delights as…

Shorelands Wildlife Garden and Blacksmith Nursery, Suffolk

Specialist Plant Day

On Saturday, 5th September, Blacksmith Cottage Nursery near Diss in Suffolk will be host to a Specialist Plant Day from 10am until 5pm. Fifteen specialist plant nurseries will be selling plants and stalls laden with other goodies will be there too selling vintage garden tools, gardening books and even garden themed jewellery! The event will…

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…

Finding PARADISE in the Waveney Valley

Finding Paradise in the Waveney Valley

Embark on a voyage of discovery to find PARADISE in the Waveney & Blyth Valleys (and maybe win a prize too!) Until the 30th of September, a free booklet called Celebrate the Waveney & Blyth is available to pick up at various points in the area (or download it as a pdf here: Celebrate the…