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Six days out in Suffolk and north Essex

PUBLISHED: 18:19 02 November 2017

Bury St Edmunds Moyses Hall Museum presents its 9th annual Sci-Fi exhibition Welcome to Moye's Hall Museum this weekend. Picture: MARK WESTLEY

Bury St Edmunds Moyses Hall Museum presents its 9th annual Sci-Fi exhibition Welcome to Moye's Hall Museum this weekend. Picture: MARK WESTLEY

Mark Westley Photography

Your weekend inspiration is here - these events are all taking place on November 4 and 5.

Head to The Tithe Barn for a day of Christmas crafts. Picture: CONTRIBUTED Head to The Tithe Barn for a day of Christmas crafts. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

Christmas Craft and Gift Fair

The Tithe Barn, Sproughton

November 4

Get into the festive spirit early with this Christmas craft and gift fair.

The stalls will include handbags, clothing, jewellery, candles, children’s craft kits and more.

The fair is in aid of the St Elizabeth Hospice and Sproughton Community Shop.

For more details visit the website.

Last years  8th annual sci-fi exhibition at Moyse's Hall. Picture: CHRIS MORRIS PR Last years 8th annual sci-fi exhibition at Moyse's Hall. Picture: CHRIS MORRIS PR

The Ninth Annual Sci-Fi and Action Exhibition

Moyse’s Hall Museum, Bury St Edmunds

November 2 - 26

Are you a Star Wars Fan? If so, you won’t be disappointed at this exhibition.

The event marks the 40th anniversary of two iconic sci-fi brands: Star Wars and comic 2000AD.

Take a look at screen used costumes, screen accurate replicas and lots more.

For more information visit the website.

Go on a self-guided walk around Ipswich this weekend. Picture: GREGG BROWN Go on a self-guided walk around Ipswich this weekend. Picture: GREGG BROWN

Curious About Ipswich

Ipswich Town Centre

November 2 - 12

Are you looking for an unusual and quirky outdoor activity to participate in this weekend? Well this is it.

Go on a self-guided walk with a treasure hunt theme around Ipswich town.

You will get detailed directions, maps, clues and interesting snippets about the history of Ipswich.

For the full details visit the website.

Take part in an afternoon of foraging and demonstrations. Picture: SHEENA GRANT Take part in an afternoon of foraging and demonstrations. Picture: SHEENA GRANT

Autumn Forage and Wild Cooking Demonstration

Sudbury Town Centre

November 5

Breathe in the fresh air while walking around the stunning Suffolk landscape.

This foraging experience will take you on a journey of discovery into the world of fungi and give you the taste of the wild in your diet.

You will spend the day with experts learning about autumn forage and getting involved with cooking demonstrations.

You can read more about the day here.

The 2014 Colchester Film Festival The 2014 Colchester Film Festival

Colchester Film Festival

Lewis Gardens, Colchester

November 4

Meet a friend and head to the Colchester Film Festival.

The Colchester Film Festival is an international festival dedicated to discovering and showing the best film making talent from around the world.

You will be able to take part in filming master classes with leading film professionals.

Find out what to expect on the website.

Around 3,000 people are expected for a free fireworks display in Sudbury. Around 3,000 people are expected for a free fireworks display in Sudbury.

Danbury Fireworks

Danbury Outdoors

November 4

Enjoy a night of fireworks run by the 1st Danbury Scout Group and the Friends of Danbury Scout Group.

The night has been running since 1968 and is full of things to do.

Gates open at 5.30pm, the giant bonfire is lit at 6pm and there is a funfair happy hour from 5.30pm-6.30pm.

The firework display starts at 8pm. For more information about the evening visit the website.

Read more: There are also a wide range of firework displays taking place in Suffolk.

An elderly couple’s car managed to get stuck up an embankment after it crashed into a sign on the A14 westbound slip road for the Copdock Interchange this evening.

Paramedics have treated an elderly woman for serious injuries after a crash in Hadleigh.

Proposals which could lead to a merger between Babergh and Mid Suffolk districts have been further delayed after councillors demanded written legal advice before any further discussions are held.

After a year-long trial, no incidents or accidents, and the public in favour – cycling on Felixstowe’s promenade is set to be made permanent.

The Kesgrave High School pupil says she feels “amazing” after passing her driving test first time – a year earlier than her peers.

An ambulance on blue lights crashed into a road sign on a slip road off the A14 in Suffolk last night.

A Suffolk choir’s charity single for St Elizabeth Hospice is rocketing up the chart as it aims to be this week’s number one.

A 52-year-old Ipswich man banned from entering the town centre for three years will now spend several weeks behind bars.

Drivers are being held up at a busy town centre junction this evening.

Murder, rape and drug driving offences are among more than 200 cases in Suffolk and Norfolk where convictions could be jeopardised due to suspected manipulation of forensic evidence.

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