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Events in Halesworth in 2016

Town Events in Halesworth in 2016

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 7th February to Sunday 20th March

The Tessa Fuchs Chamber Series of four Sunday afternoon recitals. Featuring Fitzroy Quartet, Hieronymous Quartet, Hexachordia and Marmen 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 5th August - Sunday 7th August

The Big Gig in Halesworth Town Park (5-7th Aug) is an affordable, family friendly, three-day festival and will be supporting two local charities helping young people.

Antiques Street Market

Sunday 28th August

Today Thoroughfare will be closed to traffic and filled with stalls for this long-established event which is raising funds for various charities.

Halesworth Arts Festival

Saturday 8th to Sunday 23rd 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 22nd - Saturday 29th October

During school half-term week dozens of scarecrows will be on display in Halesworth's town centre area, each one unique.

Christmas Lights Switch On

Saturday 26th November

Always an enjoyable event for all the family, centred on the big Switch On of Halesworth's Christmas lights.

Halesworth Lions Winter Christmas Fair

Sunday December 11th

Taking place in Thoroughfare and at The Old Print Works, with Craft, Food and Charity stalls. Entertainment. Christmas Gifts. Raffle.