Events in Halesworth in 2014

2014 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 9th February to Sunday 23rd March

The Tessa Fuchs Chamber Series of four Sunday afternoon recitals. Featuring Philip Higham and Carole Presland, Delmege Quartet, Pro Arte Piano Quartet and Trio Isimsiz.
The main Arts Festival is held in the autumn, please see below.

HighTide Festival

Thursday 10th to Saturday 19th April

The HighTide Festival returns to Halesworth for the eighth year, presenting an exciting and vibrant programme of new writing, platforms and other events.

Lions Carnival

Sunday 8th June

Decorated floats and a procession, the annual Duck Race in the Town Park, stalls, entertainment, refreshments, Hog Roast, games, and more.
From 11:30am in the Town Park. Come and enjoy the day.

Thoroughfair: Food, Drink and Craft Fair

This event is not taking place in 2014

Bringing together first class food, drink and crafts from all over the region.

The Big Gig

Friday 1st - Sunday 3rd August

The wonderful town park will be showcasing local talent in Suffolk on 1st-3rd August 2014. There has always been a history of good local acts getting the chance to perform on a large stage to the whole town and this is set to continue with the new 'BIG GIG'.

Antiques Street Market

Sunday 24th August

Between 10am-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 11th to Sunday 26th 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.

Christmas Lights Switch On

Saturday 29 November 4pm

Christmas gets off to a flying start as the Christmas Lights are switched on following a parade and carol singing. Parade gathers at Halesworth Library from 4:00pm. Shops remain open late, live music and Father Christmas too!

Lions Winter Street Fayre

Sunday December 14th

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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