Suffolk Day 2018 proclamation recording.mp3

Click on the link above to hear Suffolk Food Hall owner Oliver Paul (pictured below, right) read the Suffolk Day proclamation.

Suffolk Day Events On The Peninsula 

Suffolk Day will be celebrated across the Shotley Peninsula this Thursday, June 21, with a tasty array of events. 

Click on the link above to hear Suffolk Food Hall owner Oliver Paul read the Suffolk Day proclamation, while you read this article.

Primary school pupils will have the unique opportunity to learn all about Suffolk rare breeds, including Red Poll, at the Suffolk Food Hall, between 1pm and 4pm.

There is also free entry to all at the Food Hall with an opportunity to meet six of the native breeds of Suffolk.

Have ago on a 4x4 assault course drive with the Suffolk Land Rover Owners Club and there is also the launch of the Suffolk Young Poets Competition with the Poetry People.  

A BBQ will be available or you can indulge with lunch at the Cookhouse and enjoy coffee and cake at the café, before shopping among one of the largest range of Suffolk food and drink produce in the country.

A rare chance to enjoy a guided tour around Woolverstone Hall will mark the school’s celebration of Suffolk Day.

Guided tours of this beautiful 18thcentury hall will take place, and visitors can enjoy cream tea, or a game of giant chess or croquet on the lawns.

 A bring your own barbecue will be held at the public picnic area opposite the Bristol Arms at Shotley Gate. Enjoy beautiful views down the River Stour, which borders Essex and Suffolk.

The BBQ officially starts at 6pm, when the pub opens, and is an open, free event, where members of Shotley Open Spaces will be on to provide information on the many lovely walks in the area.

Suffolk ales, including St Peter’s, and fish, meat and veggie dishes using Suffolk produce, will also be available at the Bristol Arms, a traditional pub, dating back to the 19th century.

The Shipwreck Bar and restaurant at Shotley marina,  will be welcoming visitors coming across from Harwich and Felixstowe, where they can enjoy a pint of Adnams and good local food.

Suffolk sausages and mash is on the menu at the Michelin-rated Red Lion in Chelmondiston between 12noon and 2pm. 

Meanwhile, The Shotley Rose offers a warm Suffolk welcome to all, with the chance to join in the Unfit Footy from 7pm.

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