Events in Halesworth in 2015

2015 Events in Halesworth

There are some excellent events in Halesworth through the year. Below are the main annual events but there are also lots and lots of other things on and you can find these listed on the Blythweb Calendar

Colourful Marching Band entering Thoroughfare
Colourful Marching Band entering Thoroughfare

Family Fun with Punch and Judy in the Town Park
Family Fun with Punch and Judy in the Town Park

Scarecrow plus Crow outside Fox's Cards and Gifts shop
Scarecrow plus Crow outside Fox's Cards and Gifts shop

Christmas Lights and decorated Christmas Trees along Thoroughfare
Christmas Lights and decorated Christmas Trees along Thoroughfare

Halesworth Arts Festival ~ Spring Concerts

Sunday 8th February to Sunday 22rd March

The Tessa Fuchs Chamber Series of four Sunday afternoon recitals. Featuring Aurora Trio, Halcyon Quintet, Atea Wind Quintet and Piatti Quartet.
The main Arts Festival is held in the autumn, please see below.

Lions Carnival

Details to come

Decorated floats and a procession, the annual Duck Race in the Town Park, stalls, entertainment, refreshments, games, and more.

The Big Gig

Friday 31st July - Sunday 2nd August

The wonderful town park will be showcasing local talent in Suffolk on 31st July - 2nd August 2015 . There has always been a history of good local acts getting the chance to perform on a large stage to the whole town in a community-spirited event and this is set to continue with this second annual 'BIG GIG'.

Antiques Street Market

Sunday 30th August

Between 8am-4pm Thoroughfare will be closed to traffic and filled with stalls for this long-established event which is raising funds for the East Anglian Air Ambulance plus various local charities.

Halesworth Arts Festival

Saturday 10th to Sunday 25th October

Now well established this event presents a wide range of events including well known performers as well as rising local stars. There is an eclectic mix of music, poetry, comedy and drama to suit all tastes.

Halesworth Scarecrow Festival

Saturday 24th - Saturday 31st October

Over 70 scarecrows will be on display in the town centre area - Thoroughfare, Market Place, Angel Link and around St.Mary's church. This year the children will chose the winner! There is also a Treasure Hunt, entry £1, available from Edwards in Thoroughfare and from Halesworth Library. All proceeds to Halesworth Christmas Lights. Top prize £50 plus the opportunity to switch on the Christmas lights.

Christmas Lights Switch On

Saturday 28th November
Details to come..

Christmas gets off to a flying start as the Christmas Lights are switched on. Shops remain open late, live music, carols, and Father Christmas too!

Lions Winter Street Fayre

Sunday December 13th

Between 10am - 4pm many of the town shops will be open for Christmas shopping. The Thoroughfare will be lined with various stalls, plus crafts and more in the Old Printworks where Father Christmas will be in his Grotto. BBQ and mulled wine. Grand Draw.

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