A parachute swing and a flight simulator are among the free activities coming to the county's biggest event. 

The Suffolk Show is returning to Trinity Park in Ipswich on Wednesday, May 29 and Thursday, May 30. 

The show will offer hundreds of things to see and do for visitors with this year focusing on the many careers on offer in the agricultural sector. 

A number of free activities for families of all ages to take part in has been announced ahead of the event. 

The Sports Zone will be filled with games including a cycle circuit, American football and the adrenaline-fuelled FreeDrop which will offer guests a freefall experience onto a giant airbag. 

Ipswich Star: Families can get active with the activities in the Sports ZoneFamilies can get active with the activities in the Sports Zone (Image: Suffolk Agricultural Association)

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Elsewhere in the event ground the Military Zone will have machinery and vehicles to explore, including an Apache Attack helicopter, and free activities such as a parachute swing, flight simulator and military helmet photo opportunity. 

Finally in the Suffolk Skills Zone visitors can sample the career opportunities available from local sixth form colleges. 

Guest can try investigating a crime scene, make a bird feeder or have a go at motion capture technology. 

Show director John Taylor said: "As half-term approaches, we appreciate that families are looking for fun days out that offer value for money, which is what we work hard on delivering here at the Suffolk Show. 

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Ipswich Star: John Taylor, director of the Suffolk ShowJohn Taylor, director of the Suffolk Show (Image: Charlotte Bond)

"All around the showground you will find some fantastic local organisations offering free, interactive activities alongside our action-packed ring schedules meaning the whole family can enjoy a day out without spending more than ticket entry.

"We are in the final weeks of preparation for the show and we cannot wait to welcome families of all shapes and sizes to experience an action-packed, super celebration of Suffolk."

Early bird tickets for the event are still on sale costing £35 for adults while children 14 and under go free.