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Calendar of Events - 2024

Norfolk Antique and Collectors Fair

Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th February: Norfolk Showground

The Norfolk Antique and Collectors Fair- the largest antiques & collectors fair in East Anglia returns to the Norfolk Showground for two magnificent days stocked with timeless trinkets.

Organisers Aztec Events have been running the show for over 15 years; with previous fairs capturing the attention of such television programmes as Bargain Hunt and the Antiques Road show.

For more information and to purchase advance discounted tickets, visit: www.aztecevents.co.uk or call 01702 549623.

Norfolk Antique and Collectors Fair

Saturday 31st March & Sunday 1st April: Norfolk Showground

The Norfolk Antique and Collectors Fair- the largest antiques & collectors fair in East Anglia returns to the Norfolk Showground for two magnificent days stocked with timeless trinkets.

Organisers Aztec Events have been running the show for over 15 years; with previous fairs capturing the attention of such television programmes as Bargain Hunt and the Antiques Road show.

For more information and to purchase advance discounted tickets, visit: www.aztecevents.co.uk or call 01702 549623.

Bungay Festival of Running

There are Half Marathon & 10 km races and there should be a great atmosphere on the day.

https://blackdogs.run/events/festival-of-running/.

Bungay Garden Street Market

Sunday 12th May: 09.00-16.00

Bungay has a great reputation for the street markets that it holds, and this year the Garden Market will be held on 12th May. Earsham Street will be packed full with plants from some of the best growers in the region and enthusiasts from all over Norfolk and Suffolk.

We recommend attending early as people searching for the best plants mean they are soon snapped-up.

There are also garden related antiques, furniture, tools, fire pits, stoves… in fact, everything you need to get your outdoor space, ship-shape and gorgeous for the summer! for sale at this popular street market where there will be many stalls as well as entertainment and food.

Strumpshaw Steam Engine Rally

Saturday 25th May - Monday 27th May: Strumpshaw NR13 4HR

A great day out with steam engines, stationary engines, classic cars, craft and trade stand, ring events, tractors and shire horse displays.

Gates open at 9 am. Admission is £10 for adults and under 16’s go free.

Suffolk Show

Wednesday 29th & Thursday 30th May

The Suffolk Show is a unique celebration of everything that makes the county great and showcases the best of Suffolk’s food, farming and agricultural heritage.

The Suffolk Agricultural Association is a charity whose aim is to promote food, farming and the countryside and its importance to Suffolk.

Machinery Madness

Celebrating the best of farming, food and agriculture in the county! If you want to get up close to tractors, trailers, diggers, cultivators, drills, muck spreaders, forage harvesters and sprayers, then the Agricultural Machinery Area is the place to visit!

Have a go Activities

Popular attractions like the Military Zone, Sports Village, and Flower and Garden Show will offer plenty of things to see and do, alongside an amazing shopping experience with boutique fashion on Fifth Avenue, luxury homewares in the Lifestyle Pavilion, and delicious artisan produce in the Show’s biggest ever Food Hall.

Amazing Animals

Enjoy a unique opportunity to get close to some of the 1000’s of animals, including sheep, cows, rabbits, goats and pedigree pigs as well as some incredible horses and ponies during one of the displays or competitions throughout the day.

Fabulous Food and Drink

There is a huge choice of local food and drink in the food hall to suit all tastes and with live music, fashion and art on offer, the show really does offer something for everyone. The Cookery Theatre hosts two days of Chef demonstrations and food producers within the Adnams Food Hall.

Full details of the event can be found here.

Royal Norfolk Show

Wednesday 26th & Thursday 27th June: Norfolk Showground

The Royal Norfolk Show is the largest two-day agricultural show in the country. Visitors can enjoy 700 trade stands, over 3000 animals, a full programme of events in the Grand Ring, it also boasts Norfolk’s biggest food and drink experience and with hundreds of attractions there’s something for everyone.

Dogs on leads are welcome. Free parking.

Entrance £34, Children £15.

https://www.royalnorfolkshow.co.uk/

Bungay Summer Fair

Sunday 7th July: 9.00 – 16.00 Earsham Street

Bungay has a great reputation for the street markets that it holds, and building on previous success are staging a new Fair. Earsham Street will be packed full of stalls selling everything from food to clothes, antiques to toys with everything in between!

Norfolk Antique and Collectors Fair

The Norfolk Antique and Collectors Fair- the largest antiques & collectors fair in East Anglia returns to the Norfolk Showground for two magnificent days stocked with timeless trinkets.

Organisers Aztec Events have been running the show for over 15 years; with previous fairs capturing the attention of such television programmes as Bargain Hunt and the Antiques Road show.

For more information and to purchase advance discounted tickets, visit: www.aztecevents.co.uk or call 01702 549623.

Latitude

Showcasing the very best in music, dance, comedy, poetry, theatre, literature, podcasts and wellness.

The artists will include Duran Duran, Kasabian, London Grammar and Keane, with Sara Pascoe headlining the comedy stage it’s sure to be a great festival with an excellent line-up

A Camping pass for the whole event is from £308

For latest information click here.

Bungay Antiques Fair

Sunday 21st July: 9.00am-3.00pm, Maltings Meadow, Bungay

The Bungay Antiques Fair is held on Maltings Meadow which is just a short walk from the centre of Bungay. Expect to find 70 plus Antique/Vintage stalls along with selected local Artisans. There will also be a small food village with Street Food and local producers.  The club house on the site has excellent facilities and the bar is open to the public. There is free onsite parking for 300 cars and on street parking close by.  

Important: The Bungay & District Sports Association have a STRICT NO DOGS ALLOWED POLICY. This includes dogs being left in vehicles.

Open 9.00am - 3.00pm.

Admission £3 per person (accompanied under 14 free).

Black Shuck Festival

Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th August

From theatre, music and performance, to art, literature, and history, the Black Shuck festival will offer exciting and thrilling activities for all ages and abilities, immersing visitors in the rich folklore of the region, set in the stunning natural environment of Bungay and the Waveney valley.

The East Anglian legend of Black Shuck tells of a wild black dog that entered Bungay's St Mary's Church during a violent storm on 4 August 1577. The animal then reappeared at Blythburgh church, where the beast was trapped and its claw marks, burned into the surface of the door, can be seen to this day.

For centuries, visitors and residents alike have marvelled at the details of these mysterious events and its protagonist, The Black Dog of Bungay, or Black Shuck. There remains a lingering superstition that Black Shuck still haunts the dark, lonesome lanes of Bungay and other Suffolk towns.

Living in the collective imaginations of local writers and artists of all mediums, the Black Shuck legend still influences the works produced here and continually attracts visitors to this unique and wonderful town.

The festival was established in 2022 to reclaim the legend, and the date, for the town of Bungay. The 2024 Festival promises to be the best yet!

All About Dogs

Sunday 25th & Monday 26th August: Norfolk Show Ground

Bring your dog to the Norfolk Showground on Sunday 25th and Monday 26th August for two days of exciting arena displays, expert advice, shopping and lots of have-a-go activities – and if you don’t have a dog, there’s plenty of fun for humans too!

Further details click here.

Strumpshaw Autumn Event

TBC. Strumpshaw NR13 4HR

Plenty to enjoy- A great day out with steam engines, stationary engines, classic cars, indoor craft stalls, tractors, trade stands, ring events and working demonstrations.

48th Grand Henham Steam Rally

Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd September: 10.00-18.00, Henham Park

There's so much to see and do at the Steam Rally! Bandstand with live music, Craft tent & craft stalls, Food stands & bar. Plenty for the children.

Heavy horses in action. Dog Agility Display Team. Stationary engines. Steam power in all its glory. Vintage & commercial vehicles. ​Trade stands, Vintage fairground & much more.

Well behaved and friendly dogs are welcome providing they are kept on a lead at all times.

The Rally is run by a charitable organisation and supports a number of local charities.

Aldeburgh Food & Drink Festival - Market Weekend

Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th September

The Aldeburgh Food and Drink Festival is consistently rated one of the UK’s leading food festivals,

Expect 125 traders, 2 demo stages, masterclasses, children’s cookery classes, artisan producers, street food and so much more…

https://www.aldeburghfoodanddrink.co.uk/

Bungay Food & Drink Street Market

Taking place on 6th October, Earsham Street will play host to the Food & Drink Street Market. With some 60 stalls, there will be something for everyone from Street Food to Kitchen equipment, Wine & Gin, preserves and everything in between!

Many of the shops & cafes will also be open to add to the experience.

Epic Oktoberfest

Saturday 12th October: Epic Studios, Norwich, NR3 1JD

Epic Studios is the new indoor location for Norwich Oktoberfest in 2023.

Epic Studios is the indoor location for Norwich Oktoberfest in 2024.

Featuring legendary Oompah act The Bavarian Strollers and stellar party band NightTrain it is sure to be the biggest and best Oktoberfest celebration Norwich has seen in years.

With a selection of authentic Bavarian beers served in steins, plus the iconic Bratwurst sausage (with meat and vegan options) everything is set for Norwich’s biggest party!

Live music will once again be provided by The Bavarian Strollers (following their smash hit appearance on Sky’s “A League of Their Own”). They will share the stage with the finest party band around – NightTrain – who will have everyone dancing to their chart-topping anthems and Euro-Pop classics.

Fancy dress is not a rule but is definitely encouraged – so feel free to wear a cheeky Bavarian outfit or a pair of classic Lederhosen.

https://epic-tv.com/events/event/norwich-oktoberfest-2024/

Norfolk Antique and Collectors Fair

Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd November: Norfolk Showground

The Norfolk Antique and Collectors Fair- the largest antiques & collectors fair in East Anglia returns to the Norfolk Showground for two magnificent days stocked with timeless trinkets.

Organisers Aztec Events have been running the show for over 15 years; with previous fairs capturing the attention of such television programmes as Bargain Hunt and the Antiques Road show.

For more information and to purchase advance discounted tickets, visit: www.aztecevents.co.uk or call 01702 549623.

Bungay Christmas Street Market

Sunday 1st December: 8.30am-4pm, Earsham Street, Bungay

Bungay has a great reputation for the street markets that it holds, and will once again be organising its very popular Christmas Street Market. Earsham Street will be packed full of stalls selling, with unique individual gifts and presents for the hard to buy for, as well as entertainment and food.

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Bigod Castle, Bungay

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Various images of Strumpshaw Steam Musuem

Bungay Summer Market

Bungay Summer Market

The Old Rectory,
Abbey Road,
Flixton,
Bungay,
Suffolk
NR35 1NL

Tel: 01986 893133

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