Local things to look forward to in 2015…

Posted 13 Feb 2015


Being a regional property auction specialist with our primary focus on Suffolk, Essex and Norfolk, we like to keep abreast of activity within our local geographic area.
Here are some things going on, which may interest you in the forthcoming year:


Suffolk…

Suffolk Show, 26 & 27 May – 
“Everything about living, working, holidaying and relaxing in Suffolk”.  
HRH Prince Harry attended in 2014, who will be the guest of honour this year?

Ipswich Music Day, 5 July – 
The UK’s biggest free one-day music event, part of the Ipswich Arts Festival, 
attracts crowds in excess of 40,000 every year, promoting music for all tastes.

Bury St Edmunds Christmas Fayre – 
One of the biggest and best family Yuletide events in Britain, 
featuring Victorian costumes to dancing penguins, something for everyone.



Essex…

Chelmsford City Racecourse – 
11 January saw Chelmsford’s premier horse racing venue re-launch after a six-year gap.  
58 races are set for 2015 in front of a 3,000 capacity grandstand.

V Festival, 22 August – 
It’s the Hyland Park event’s 20th anniversary with the line-up scheduled to be announced in March.  
Expect a heavyweight of collection of amazing artists.

Southend Airshow & Military Festival, 12-13 September – 
A welcome return to 2015 sees the popular event reborn, 
after being axed in 2013 due to lack of funding.  Expect 500,000+!



Norfolk…

Radio 1’s Big Weekend, 23-24 May – 
The radio station’s flagship event is coming to Earlham Park, Norwich, 
and thousands of fans are predicted to descend on the venue to take part.

Tour of Britain, 6-13 September – 
Returning to East Anglia for the first time since 2012, 
this high profile sporting event will see the Tour pass through Norfolk (stages to be announced).

Norfolk and Norwich Festival, 8-24 May – 
Perhaps the most innovative and inspirational arts festival in the UK 
will showcase a myriad of events and activities to a diverse audience.



This list is not exhaustive and it just goes to show what a great part of the world we live in.  Hopefully there will be something to whet your appetite – enjoy every moment.


by Luke Golding