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Shopping in Suffolk. Suffolk has fantastic boutiques shops in addition to Ipswich and the city Bury St Edmunds which are great places for high street shopping. Long Melford is fantastic for special boutique shops, where you’ll find unique little trinkets or fantastic quality furnishings. To find the best shops near you just search in our What To Do in Suffolk guide.

Written by Mark

Suffolk Open Studios

Glasswork by Gay Hutchings, Suffolk Open Studios

Across Suffolk during weekends in June, artists will be opening their studios as part of the Suffolk Open Studios initiative. Members of the public are able to visit the studios, talk to the artists about their process and perhaps even watch a demonstration of their craft. Around 130 studios will be open and a wide…

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Stonham Barns Sunday Car Boot: March to Mid November

Stonham Barns car boot sale

Stonham Barns Sunday car boot sale is one of Suffolk’s friendliest Sunday car boot events and takes place from 8am on every Sunday from March to mid-November. Please visit the Stonham Barns website for weekly updates about this and other events at Stonham Barns. The car boot sale is known for its one-off sellers and antiques and after being…

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The Handmade Shop and Gallery, Bury St Edmunds

The Handmade Gift Shop and Gallery, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

The Handmade Shop & Gallery, which sells work by East Anglian artists and craftsfolk will be re-opening their shop filled with handmade goodies in a new location and larger premises. Formerly The Bury Chocolate Shop, 77a St John’s Street is now the ‘go-to’ address for anyone looking for a special, handmade gift or piece of art…

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Hunting for Treasures in Clare

Antiques Warehouse, Clare, Suffolk

If you are fond of hunting for antiques, then do pay a visit to Clare, a picturesque wool town in the Stour Valley. The Clare Antiques and Interiors warehouse is a converted mill, which sits on the edge of the town’s country park and is an Aladdin’s cave of antiques and collectables spread over four…

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Christmas at Blackthorpe Barn

Blackthorpe Barn, Suffolk

Blackthorpe Barn near Bury St Edmunds is a medieval, thatched building which lends itself perfectly to Christmas events. Every year, Christmas craft markets take place there and the building fills with the gentle hum of shoppers ‘oohing’ and ‘aahing’ over the wonderful crafts available to buy and the air is scented with freshly baked mince…

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