Suffolk Events

Suffolk plays host to numerous events throughout the year and the Salthouse provides the perfect central location to stay, especially if you want to do things in style.

We can help with party bookings if you’re organising friends, or with your business events and outings. Moored on our doorstep we even have a luxury cruiser, yacht and crew standing by to take you where you want. 

Here are just a few of the upcoming events...

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SUMMER SEASON ON THE PIER | JUNE - SEPT 14

We have a fresh new look to accompany a fun-packed Summer Season of events on Britain's only 20th Century Pier in Southwold. There's plenty of opportunities for retail therapy and lots for foodies to get their teeth into...starting with a visit from the iconic British fashion designer Zandra Rhodes and continuing with street artists (with a special addition to the Pier by our artist in residence 'Pure Evil') exhibitions, outdoor games and much, much more...

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SAUSAGE & BEER FESTIVAL @ JIMMYS FARM | 26TH & 27TH JULY 14

Celebrate the Great British tradition of Bangers and Beer at Jimmy's Farm with great food, cookery demos, fun for the children and live music for the whole family...a weekend not to be missed.

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And if you don't fancy camping why not stay with us at the Salthouse Harbour Hotel - only 10 minutes drive away from Jimmy's Farm! We're offering 15% off our best available bed and breakfast rates for those of you attending the festival (tickets must be shown on arrival to the Hotel)

Call our Reservations Team on 01284 714014 to book your room.

CELEBRATE IPSWICH FESTIVAL | 11TH - 17TH AUG 14

Celebrate Ipswich Festival incorporates the fabulous Maritime Festival and is set to be bigger and better than ever in 2014. It will include a range of exciting town centre activities and culminate in the Maritime Festival along the stunning Ipswich marina. Following on from the success of the past three years, Ipswich Central and Ipswich Borough Council will again be working in partnership to deliver an event and promotion worth of East Anglia's premier waterfront town centre.

More details to follow...and of course there will be plenty of delicious offers available at the Salthouse Hotel throughout the week!

IPSWICH MARITIME FESTIVAL | 15TH - 17TH AUG 14

Following the success of previous years, the Ipswich Maritime Festival 2014 promises to be another fantastic event for all the family, showcasing the best of maritime culture and history in the historic port. An exciting programme of events has been put together which includes the Ipswich Food and Drink Festival, Ipswich Beer Festival and late night fireworks to light up Ipswich's stunning marina.

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FOLKEAST FESTIVAL @ GLEMHAM HALL | 15TH - 17TH AUG 14

Set in ancient parkland at Glemham Hall, FolkEast Festival 2014 promises an amazing, eclectic mix of innovative artists representing traditional and contemporary folk music. Acts already announced include Bellowhead, John Kirkpatrick, The Will Pound Band and many more...

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UCS IPSWICH & SUFFOLK COASTAL GRAND PRIX | 31ST AUG 14

University Campus Suffolk plays host to aN elite cycling road race known as the UCS Ipswich & Coastal Grand Prix. It is timed to coincide with the run-up to the 2014 Tour of Britain, offering British professional teams a final opportunity to hone their form and make their case for selection for the high point of the UK road calendar. The race will commence from Neptune Marina, passing the Salthouse Harbour Hotel before rolling out across the Suffolk countryside to Thorpeness and Aldeburgh and finally returning to the Waterfront to finish.

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