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We’re back at The Cattle Sheds on Saturday!

We are back in The Cattle Sheds at Trinity Park on Saturday 9th December for our gorgeous Christmas Farmers Market and it is looking delicious! Over fifty producers and makers will be filling this fantastic venue including brewers, butchers, bakers, pie makers, gin distillers, sewers, artists and candle makers. We’ve even got top notch, handmade dog treats for your four legged friends and there’s no chance of us humans getting hungry with a choice of amazing street food. And, as if it couldn’t get any better – it’s totally free of charge to enter and to park. Happy days.

Watch out for more details on the who’s going to be there.

The Cattle Sheds, Trinity Park (Suffolk Show Ground)

Saturday 9th December

10am – 2pm

Free entry and parking.

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Don’t miss our free weekend of Christmas markets in Lavenham !

We are super excited to be bringing a Two Day Craft Market to Lavenham this weekend – absolutly free for everyone!
Day One on Saturday will be held inside the Village Hall, with approx forty stalls (all handmade) filling the entire hall, including the foyer area as well as a fantastic cafe will also be open for business.
Day Two on Sunday we will run in conjunction with the award winning Lavenham Farmers Market, officially the Best Farmers Market in the UK. The Farmers Market will fill the entire area outside and the Craft Market will be inside.
This really is a fabulous opportunity to indulge everyone in two days of the very best, handmade arts and crafts.

This market is now completely full and we look forward to seeing you all there.

November 25th 10am – 4pm

November 26th 10am -2pm

Lavenham Village Hall, CO10 9QT

Free entry & parking

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Our remaining October Farmers Markets

Make sure you diary date our two farmers markets later this month.

Lavenham Farmers Market on Sunday 22nd October where we will have forty local artisan traders surrounding the village hall with wonderful range of delicious food & drink. 10am – 1.30pm

And the final one is our popular farmers market on Market Hill in the centre of Sudbury. Over 25 stalls will run down Market Hill with local and fresh produce on Friday 27th October. 9.30am – 2pm

See you at one or the other or both!

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Free pitch for new traders!

Our first applicants for Innovate Local 2023 are now getting booked in to attend Sudbury and Hadleigh Markets in 2023 and we have more spaces still available so, if you are a business owner and you would like to try market trading, free of charge then please get in touch.
Innovate Local really is a wonderful opportunity to see if market trading works for you without having to invest financially in any way. We supply all the equipment needed including a Pop Up 3m gazebo with tables, chalkboards and market stall lights and all the market pitch fees, covering four weeks on two markets, are paid for too. All you have to bring is your business (which can be a product or a service) and your enthusiasm and passion to dip your toe in the market world. We even supply small business mentoring and a free space on the Virtual High Street!
Spaces are limited but we do have blocks available so if you would like further information, with absolutely no obligation to take part, then please get in touch.

justine@suffolkmarketevents.co.uk

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Wolsey 550 Market on The Saints, Ipswich

We are delighted to be bringing a fantastic Food, Drink and Craft Market to The Saints in Ipswich on Sunday September 10th as part of the Heritage Weekend and Thomas Wolsey 550 celebrations. The market will be run in collaboration with Ipswich Borough Council, All About Ipswich and The Saints and will feature over forty stalls filling St Nicholas Street including delicious Street Food, local produce and gorgeous handmade crafts.

Entry will be totally free of charge and well behaved dogs on a lead are welcome! 10am -4pm
We have a handful of spaces still available to book so if you would like to join us then please get in touch. Just email alex@suffolkmarketevents.co.uk

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What a day at The Taste of Sudbury

There were so many fab stalls at The Taste of Sudbury Food and Drink Festival on Saturday and the best bit of all? Every stall at The Taste of Sudbury is genuinely local. Yep, they are all based in Suffolk, Norfolk, Cambridgeshire or Essex and travelled an absolute maximum of 50 miles to be with us (most are based within 30 miles)

So, which stall was your favourite? We’d love to hear!

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Taste of Sudbury is on Saturday!

We hope you have Saturday 17th June firmly in your diary for this year’s favourite food festival in South Suffolk.

Don’t forget tickets for The Taste of Sudbury Food & Drink Festival 2023 are now available to buy online.

Adult tickets are just £5 and anyone aged under 18 is free of charge. Parking is also free of charge. We can’t wait to fill those gorgeous fields at Kentwell Hall full of the very best food and drink on Saturday June 17th from 10am until 5pm and we have spoilt you with over 70 street food traders and stalls as well as a great line up of local chefs in the kitchen theatre all day.

Remember dogs are welcome and we have free pottery and clay sessions for children as well as face painting!

Please click here to buy your tickets

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Date Change for Colchester Farmers Market

Due to the Coronation on Saturday 6th May, we’ve moved the next Colchester Farmers Market to the following week, so Colchester Farmers Market will be held on Saturday May 13th outside The Mercury Theatre.

Same time as usual – 9.30am – 2pm

Same place as usual – The Piazza, outside Mercury Theatre.

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Remember Bury Farmers Market is this Sunday 16th April

Just a reminder to everyone that our regular farmers market in Bury St Edmunds is on Sunday 16th April this month – not Sunday 9th April as this clashes with Easter Sunday.

As always we will have over 30 artisan producers ready for you – a week later than usual but everything will be just as fresh!

See you then

10am – 3pm, The Traverse, Bury St Edmunds.

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Taste of Sudbury 2023 A great new venue for this year

Following the great success of the Taste of Sudbury last year in its `out of town’ location at Long Melford, plans are already well in place to ensure 2023 is even better.

With Melford Hall closed for outdoor events this year, the festival is delighted to be located in the grounds of Kentwell Hall, against the backdrop of the stunning Tudor mansion, this is the perfect location for all the wonderful tastes and smells at this one-day festival.

`Supporting local producers and celebrating local food and drink has been the core focus and theme of the festival for several years. It is so important, and indicative of the success of the festival, that we have several local businesses that support the festival and that we have enormous numbers of visitors who enjoy the festival each year. Coming to Kentwell Hall is somewhat serendipitous as I believe Kentwell Hall was the venue for one of the first farmers markets in the area over 20 years ago – it all makes perfect sense to come here’ states Justine Paul who part of the team that the runs the festival.

Likewise Kentwell Hall commented; `Judith and Patrick Phillips are delighted to welcome the Taste of Sudbury festival to Tourney Park at Kentwell Hall. A worthy and valued local event in a lovely Kentwell setting. We are very excited.’