This weekend will be a feast for Suffolk foodies, with everything from the Dunwich Scone-off to the Woodbridge Shuck Shellfish Festival
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If you’d like to treat your tastebuds this weekend, you’re in the right place.
Suffolk will be hosting a number of food and drink events this weekend, each celebrating fresh, local produce from your doorstep. Here’s our pick of the weekend’s events.
The fourth annual Woodbridge Shuck Shellfish Festival runs until Sunday, with What’s Tasty at the Shuck seasonal market taking place on Market Hill today and Seafood Sunday being held at the Tea Hut by the River Deben.
Tuck into loads of local produce, including fresh local oysters from Simpers of Suffolk.
The Dunwich Sconeathon, an Aldeburgh Food and Drink fringe event along with the Woodbridge Shuck, is open to all today.
Robert Conwell, catering manager at the National Trust’s Coastguard Cottages tea rooms at Dunwich Heath will be making 20 varieties of scone for you to try. Flavours will include the very seasonal pumpkin pie and blackberry and apple.
It will be a sizzling Saturday in Framlingham, with the annual SausageFest returning to the town.
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Local producers have been preparing for a battle of the bangers, with the titles of Best Winter Sizzler and Best Gluten-Free Banger up for grabs. Take the family along and try them for yourselves.
There’s still a chance to enjoy the Waveney Food and Drink Festival, which runs until tomorrow.
Highlights are set to include the ‘Eye Lids’ pie-making competition in Eye today, a two-day food and drink extravaganza at Bungay Castle today and tomorrow and ‘Disscover Diss’ – food, drink and music in the border town.
Celebrate the humble apple at Foxburrow Farm on Sunday afternoon.
Take along your own apples for identification, get growing advice, enjoy apple tastings and watch juicing demonstrations. Children can have a go at apple-themed games, crafts and more.